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support in court today. josh: the gloves are coming off between presidential frontrunners with democrats getting more personal with their attacks. as one republican alleges fraud in the iowa caucuses. josh mcelveen. jennifer: i'm jennifer vaughn. candidates seem to be feel the mounting pressure of tuesday's primary sharpening their jabs as they fight for votes. the democratic frontrunner in new hampshire, vermont senator berne bernie sanders holding a press conference right now. this was supposed to be followed by a rally set in rochester, however senator sanders has canceled that gathering and said he wants more time to prepare for a town hall which is scheduled for tonight in derry. he'll be on stage with his rival, hillary clinton. she's already held two rallies in new hampshire today. amy coveno spoke with her in derry. reporter: look at the poll
to understand why she would want to move onto south carolina. but hillary clinton tells news 9 that she believes in the primary process and loves the way granite staters evaluate candidates. >> really do not raise millions of dollars from wall street. most progressives that i know are firm from day one in opposition to the -- >> i have to tell you, i just could not ever skip new hampshire. i cannot even imagine not being here. reporter: hillary clinton addressed the obvious right off the top. why bother with new hampshire when a win soys unlikely, according to some. >> their argument is look you're behind, here, i am. you're in your opponent's back yard. new hampshire always favors neighbors, which i think is neighborly. reporter: on bernie sanders,
it on the issues and battle on their records. >> it was kind of a low blow when senator sanders said in response to a question, well, you know, maybe she's a progressive on some days. reporter: clinton listed her progressive accomplishments, including pushing universal health care for children and blocking the privatization of social security. but late today bernie sanders fired back. >> most progressives historically were against the war in iraq. most progressives were against the so-called defense of marriage act, way back in 1996. those are issues that, you know, secretary clinton has not been all that progressive about. reporter: secretary clinton opened the floor to questions. the sticky subjects of e-mail servers and benghazi did not come up at the derry town hall, but secretary clinton says no topic is off the table. >> it ranges when cyber security
every voter brings his or her concerns, worries, hopes, and i want them to know that i don't just talk, i listen, because i think that's an important asset for any leader. reporter: hillary clinton has an ambitious schedule. her third event of the day is in manchester at 7:00, then she heads back to derry for a town halle vent with bernie sanders. josh: fresh off his win in the iowa caucuses, ted cruz is in new hampshire and fending off attacks from his increasingly bitter rival, donald trump. today trump took to twitter saying the state of iowa should disqualify ted cruz on the basis that he cheated, a total fraud. trump is basing that because cruz's campaign fueled a rumor that ben carson was dropping out of the race and picked up support in iowa as a result. so today cruz had this to say
>> i'll look, it's yet on the toucher -- trumper tantrum. he seems really flustered. josh: coming up at 6:00 we'll hear more of what he had to say, and is the media covering his campaign. jennifer: right now senator marco rubio is preparing to hold a town hall in dover. rubio started his morning in bow and then crossed the state, but instead of call out his republican rivals, he insisted he's the only one who can beat the democratic nominee. jennifer crompton joins him on the trail. reporter: a personalized fire suit created marco rubio and globe manufacturing in pittsfield sparking a bit of fun. >> hopefully get my own jacket, because it's going to get hot in this campaign pretty soon, i already feel the flames. reporter: shifting between light hearted and serious, the senator
and growing the economy. >> our taxes on companies are the most expensive in the world. that is why companies leave america. reporter: he promised to rebuild the military. >> we are still asking our servicemen and women to go out there and risk their lives, but we're asking them to do it with older airplanes and older equipment and with less people alongside them. we are not doing that any more when i'm president. reporter: at a town hall in laconia he introduced his wife and four children to a standing room only crowd. warming them up with talk of uniting conservatives and the republican party to include more families and young people living paycheck to paycheck. >> just three years ago i still had a student loan. i was only able to pay it off because i wrote a book, it's called american son, now available in paperback. reporter: he got fired up about immigration, the national debt, getting rid of obamacare, the deal with iran, and about his
>> when i get there i am going to immediately repeal every single one of barack obama's unconstitutional executive orders. reporter: senator rubio's fourth stop of the day, an irish pub in dover. a town hall meeting fueled by lots of coffee and optimism. on the campaign trail, jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. jennifer: so far we've only looked at half the candidates in new hampshire today, so we have much more coming up from the campaign trail and how the candidates with the lower poll numbers are hoping to break away from the pack. josh: one of today's biggest developments in the republican feel is the fact that it is shrinking. rick santorum and rand paul both suspended their campaigns today. santorum is expected to make a formal announcement tonight him although more than one source has confirmed that news, paul says he will now focus on keeping his kentucky senate seat but says he has no regrets about running for the white house. >> it has been a privilege to give voice to the liberty
believe we have broadened the debate by being part of it. josh: although it is too late to change the ballots, the granite staters will see the tuesday's primary if today's developments leave eleven candidates officially in the running. jennifer: to the weather, candidate have been dodging rain and sleet all day long. drivers saw some real problems in the north country today, although things seemed to have calmed down by now. can you see the clouds are still hanging low out there, so let's get over to chief meteorologist mike haddad for a closer look. mike: it was tricky on the roads, especially north and west of of concord earlier today. now everything has gone over to rain and most of that steady rain, as you can see on doppler radar, has shifted to the east. across northern and central new hampshire. still some of the showers here or there across a good part of southern new hampshire. as we go through the next few hours it will be a scattered shower right through the midnight hour and possibly early tomorrow morning. there is a lot of of dry air nosing in from the west, also
the highest temperature right now outside of jaffrey at 50 is way up north in the higher terrain in whitefield, indicating that the air mass is quite warm. mount washington, 32 degrees this time of year. unseasonably warm. and notice the spring-like temperatures extend all the way down into portions of the ohio valley. that moves in tonight, so temperatures will hold steady or even rise through your wednesday night into early thursday morning. how warm does it get on thursday, when do we get the sun back and what about any changes for friday and the weekend. we'll look at all of that straight ahead. josh: a pan mo spent the last 16 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child is asking that the rest of his sentence be reduced. but the prosecution says that justize still needs to be served. reporter: lawrence cook is serving a 22.5 to 45 year sentence for his crimes. in court he said it took a long time for him to come to
and accept responsibility, but says he now has. he feels he's changed and can now help others. >> from the bottom of my heart i am truly sorry. i pray to god to -- reporter: 62-year-old lawrence cook spoke to a family of the little girl he sexually assault forward years in the 90's. his apology part of a plea for a reduced sentence, 16 years after he was convicted. his attorney says he completed the program and is a positive role model for other inmates. >> he's at a point in his life now where he has time where me would take the lessons that he has learned and apply them in the community. reporter: his former national guard chanter, general ken clark, was one of the many supporters in the courtroom wed. he says he visits cook once a month and has looked in his eyes and sees a changed man. >> please don't judge me by my
more, and i truly believe that my changes have a positive effect and influence on many people that i associate with daily. positive choices, which replace the negative choices. reporter: but a county attorney pointed to a disciplinary incident that he views as sexual in nature. he says 16 years ago they made a promise to the victim and her family that justice would be served and he says he has trouble telling them to believe in the system if essentially they undo part of cook's sentence. >> i don't know if that is the message we want to deliver to victims of crime in this state or the any state. reporter: the judge see he takes this very seriously and wanted some time to think about and it would issue his rule next week. heather hamel, wmur news 9. jennifer: let's get a look at how traffic is moving. josh: traffic appears to be moving pretty good, but let's
live look at the road home mid-week. >> hi, josh. we do have one road closure right now, up north in bethlehem on 302 they have wires and poles down in the road, this is at turner street, so that section is closed down. detours are in place. otherwise coming up from massachusetts on 93 north slight delays through salem. we do have limited visibility and some ponding on the roads as well. 293 in manchester heavy but no incident. further north up in concord there's an accident at 393 eastbound by exit 3, one car in the eastbound lane, another in the west bound lane, so you will see backups through concord. otherwise your usual delays on 101 west through bedford. everett turnpike fill in through the merrimack stretch and a god ride to and from the seacoast. spaulding turnpike getting crowded at this hour. i'm peggy james for 95.7, wzid. jennifer: a tornado count is under way in southern states tonight after a round of dangerous weather. we'll have more on that straight
reporter: the mild winter is taking its toll on ice condition as cross the state and is affecting some long standing traditions. that story is next. mike: after a damp and cool night, dryer and milder air will follow for thursday, how warm it gets and when it cools back down. josh: then the man behind a brazen prison break is sentenced again, this time for the escape that led to a massive manhunt. jennifer: and police say more than $6,000 worth of heroin is
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jennifer: the national weather service is trying to confirm how many tornadoes hit southern states during severe storms
last night. flooding and power outages still georgia. it's a different challenge further west however where some areas had to dig out from more than a foot of snow. meantime, the lack of snow and ice here in new hampshire has left lakes and ponds unsafe and it is wreaking havoc on many winter events. josh: kristen carosa is in meredith where fish and game has issued an urge ement warning to stay off the ice.
next to meredith bay where there is still open water here. last year there was 18 inches of ice, now even in february it still hasn't iced over and that's taking its toll. this video in alton bay, a bob house fell through the ice. the ice fishing derby is postponed. the world championship sled dog derby is canceled as well as the lancaster grand prix vintage snowmobile race. the pond hockey classic that's taking place this weekend in meredith had to be moved from lake winnipesaukee to lake walkewon. but organizers say it a go and are hoping for colder temperatures this weekend. >> the sun and the warm temperature obviously doesn't help, but it does look colder tomorrow night and also they were saying 43 today and it feels much colder than that. so hopefully their predictions
okay. reporter: if you do go onto the ice, there needs to be at least 6 inches for it to be safe. mike: certainly a damp and unsettled day, it did start off wintery in some parts of the state with that mix of wet snow, sleet and freezing rain. but right now it's primarily rain statewide. most of it on the light side. take a look at the time lapse out at the coast today, we did have a dry start, but shortly after 8:30 at the coast and earlier farther to the west, the rain was starting to move in. still damp roads along with some fog that is dropping visibilities quite low. notice the steady rain, beginning to shift out of most of new hampshire, southern parts of the granite state still dealing with the steady light rainfall. anywhere from concord points south. but not a whole lot of rain to come, as we go through the next several hours.
new york and vermont, just spotty sprinkles at best. the steady rain to our south and east will move just off to our south overnight into tomorrow morning. so not a whole lot of rain left over, still damp and on the mild side. yes, it is quite chilly in parts of central new hampshire, upper 30's in the lakes region. plymouth just barely above freezing. concord only at 37. same story in nashua. but you get into the higher terrain up north, approaching 50. some of the higher terrain in the monadnock region same story. with the light southerly win, temperatures will actually be climbing or holding steady during the overnight. so these are not low temperatures, these are the actual readings by midnight, one, two, three in the morning, low 40's north and mid to upper 40's in southern parts of the state. well above normal high temperatures for this time of year. now, there is a lot of cold air back to our west. not unseasonably chilly, but just more seasonable. back through the plains states,
the central plains as well, and into parts of the mississippi valley. eventually that cool air makes it in here, starting later tomorrow night into friday, and the weekend. in terms of big storms to track, not a lot between now and tomorrow outside a couple showers that may scoot in tomorrow morning. you can see it reflected on future cast. not a whole lot of rain, but a shower here or there along with dense fog in some spots. tomorrow morning patchy clouds left over, could be a sprinkle or light shower south and east of concord of but statewide late morning and afternoon right into the sun and warm temperatures. then friday there will be thicker cloud cover approaching southeastern parts of new england. may brush southeastern massachusetts with steady snow. can't rule out a few flurries that make it into southeastern new hampshire early friday morning, then back to dry and seasonably cool the rest of your friday, and the rest of the upcoming weekend. temperature wise tomorrow, low
concord points south and east. about 20 degrees above the average. again, cooler as we go into friday, as we get into the weekend partly sunny each day. could be a flurry early on sunday. then there will be two storms we're tracking for the monday through early wednesday time frame. the first one should scoot south and east of new hampshire, maybe a few flurries monday night. the second one as long as it's close to that first one it won't have enough room to intensify that much. so right now i'm going to forecast snow for tuesday, but on the light side. we'll see, we got a couple more days to watch our computer models here. but right now doesn't look like a major storm, but it may get in the way of some trying to head to the polls. josh: could affect turnout, we'll see. jennifer: straight ahead, presidential candidates share their thoughts on the most important personal traits for
josh: commitment 2016 now, we asked the candidates which quality about themselves would serve
the country best inside the white house. >> well, i have described myself as a progressive who likes to get things done. and that is how i feel. i believe we want to continue to make progress together to move
and optimism to be problem solvers, we're better at that than anybody in the world when we put our mind to it, and i have a long history of doing that. working for the children's defense fund, working hard in arkansas and washington and the public and the private and not for profit sector to get results for people. i really believe strongly that i have both the opportunity and the capacity to bring people together to help solve problems. i know there might be be out there. but i think if i work every day as i intend to do, to try to make life better for our country and our people to lead with strength and intelligence, there will be a lot that i can get done, and i will get up every single day and do my very best to get those results for our people. >> i'm persistent, i'm a fighter. my political background is
candidate for president. i have taken on the big money interests and i've taken on the establishment throughout my entire political career. and at a time when so few have so much, and when we have a campaign finance system which is literally corrupt, awe need now is leadership in the white house that rallies the american people that says to the billionaire class, you know what guys, you can have it all, that our government actually belongs to ordinary people, not just a handful of wealthy campaign contributors. that's the fight i've been waging for my entire political life and that's the kind of fight i'll take into the white house. josh: we'll hear from republican candidates on that issue at 5:30. jennifer: suls tough news for soon to be newlyweds, two popular spots have landed on the rest of most expensive places to get married. josh: and roller derby hit a
>> it's up to you, i trust you. josh: counting on granite staters to embrace insiders, that's the strategy from some candidates with with less than a week until the primary. jennifer: he prompted a manhunt across new england and today an apology as he learns his sentence for a dangerous prison break. mike: quite a few changes over the past 24 hours, more to come overnight into thursday. plus a look into friday and the weekend. josh: the verizon ice
is turning pink, all for a good cause. josh: tonight three of the republican presidential hopefuls looking to break out from a large pack are campaigning very hard in the granite state. welcome back, i'm josh mcelveen. jennifer: i'm jennifer vaughn. john kasich, jeb bush and chris
meetings across the state today. josh: andy hershberger joins us now live. reporter: chris christie, jeb bush and john kasich are all
looking for votes and they know that there aren't very many more days left to get them. jeb bush told a crowd at colby sawyer college that he's an insider and proud of it. the son of one president and brother to another said he thinks new hampshire voters will make a reasoned and thoughtful choice come tuesday's primary. >> you can reset the race. or you can just let the pundits say it's already over. they'll start talking about new hampshire probably friday as though it's past tense, it's all over, it's all decided. it's up to you. i trust you. reporter: bush fielded questions about isis to social security. the same themes that were at this town hall in bow where chris christie spoke to a senior citizens community. the new jersey governor talked
two things he says donald trump and senators marco rubio and ted cruz lack. >> two first-term united states senators who have never managed a thing in their life, sounds familiar. and another guy oh whose only experience is sitting in a fake board room in new york city looking into a camera and saying you're fired. reporter: governor kasich also continued his string of town hall meetings in new hampshire where he says he needs a very strong showing or it's over. he said he's becoming a target of his opponents. >> i've been attacked by everybody. as arnold schwarzenegger told me, he's a buddy of mine, in 2010 when i was running for above and i was whining to arnold, i said they're attacking me so much. he said, john, love the beatings. report more town halls tonight and tomorrow for the candidates, as we get one day closer to the primary. josh: the republicans will debate each other in new hampshire this weekend.
wmur and abc news will be held in st. anselm college, it does begin at 8:00 right here on wmur. jennifer: the current district attorney handling a sexual assault against against bill cozily in pennsylvania says the deal his predecessor made is invalid. lawyers for cosby are trying to get charges in the decades old indication thrown out. they say the prior d.a. made a deal that the comedian would never face criminal charges. but the current d.a. argued in court today that the old prosecutor had no authority to make that deal. the long-time girlfriend of boston mobster whitey bulger has pleaded guilty to a criminal contempt charge. prosecutors say catherine greig refused to testify before a grand jury investigating whether other people helped bulger when he was on the run. agreeing will be sentenced in april, she's already serving a prison term for helping him avoid capture. and escapee david sweat apologized during his sentencing
to seven-year sentence for breaking out of a maximum security prison in new york state. he was also ordered to pay more than $79,000 for the damage left to the prison during the breakout. >> i would like to aapologize to the community, of people who felt the fear and felt it necessary to leave their homes or their community because of the escape. that was never my intent, and i deeply apologize for that, your honor. reporter: sweat is already serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for kill a plaintiff. josh: the zika virus has prompted one car maker to change its new brand. when it will announce a new name for this model. jennifer: also maple season appears to be starting early in some spots, but producers aren't willing to tap the trees just yet. mike: the unseasonably warm temperatures continue on
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jennifer: video of the closing bell provided by the new york stock exchange and sort of a mixed bag today. the dow was up over 180 points. the s&p 500 is up, too, but the nasdaq is down a bit over 12. one of the newest vehicles on the market is having an identity crisis. josh: the maker of this indian car was planning to call it zica, but the spread of the zika name. they'll announce a new name within a few weeks. cvs opened its first pharmacy in start, north carolina, last year they agreed to pay 1.9 billion to acquire the target
pharmacies will be rebranded under cvs. the change takes effect in some stores today. jennifer: home depot will hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers this spring, that includes jobs in stores and distribution centers. home depot says the continued trend of do it yourself remember visions has helped its business significantly. it hired about the same number of workers last year. maple producers say the warm weather has
already started sap flowing in some parts of new england. most producers don't tap the trees until mid february, and many are still holding off, because they just don't know if the current conditions will continue. new hampshire's maple weekend is scheduled for march 19 and 20. josh: good news for those who love ice cream but can't eat dairy products. ben and jerry's is adding nondairy flavors,. plus some new flavors.
milk basin stead of regular milk. and united airlines is bringing back one of oid old rules for boarding their planes. parents with children age two or younger will be allowed to preboard. the policy was dropped in 2012. it says it's bringing it back because it's the right thing to do. jennifer: anyone who ever planned a wedding knows how expensive it can be.
we have a list of the priciest places in the entire country. josh: check out the pink ice at congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million
level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. join the fight to take back our government. car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. r he's just not ready to be president.
josh: returning to commitment 2016, republican carly fiorina just finished an event at st. anselm college, one of a series of stops she's making in new hampshire. jennifer: see she's she's making head way convincing voters that she's a good choice to lead the nation. shelley: this event just wrapped up not long ago. carly fiorina says she's in it to win it and she wants new hampshire voters to give her a second look. here's some video from earlier, it was a full house out here. fiorina was the guest speaker at the new hampshire institute of politics at st. anselm college today. and this was part of their life
students get to ask questions of the candidates. fiorina spoke on a variety of issues and urged students to take on tough jobs in order to get noticed. and she told me why she believes she deserves your vote. >> i'm not a member of the professional political establishment. i'm in the a billionaire like donald trump who has made his billions buying people on the inside of the establishment. i'm running to restore citizen government. i'm running to cut this government down to size and hold it accountable finally. and i'm the only person in the race with an understanding of how the economy actually works because i created jobs, i have more foreign policy experience than anyone running. i understand bureaucracy and how to cut them down to size, because that that's what the government is. shelley: from here she'll be holding a town hall in londonderry. shelley walcott, wmur news 9. josh: leading up to the primary,
questions to the candidates, among them which quality about themselves would serve the country best inside the white house. >> well, i'm incredibly optimistic about america's future because i know this is a special country. even with all
of our problems we're still the greatest nation on earth, there's no nation on earth i would trade places with. what gives me the drive, the urgency about dealing with america's issues is i know if we do what needs to be done, this country has enough -- we're going to be the first generation to be the -- >> rhyme a deal maker, i get things done. i'll make new trade deals. i'll make deems on the military, i'll make tremendous deals and we will become rich again and we will become great again. but if you're a debtor nation like we are right now with 19 trillion in debt, tremendous deficits and everything else that's going on, it's a sure road to disaster. i will bring money back, i will bring jobs back, i'll bring
really what i do best. >> i have a spine, i have a back bone. i've made tough decisions in my life. done it as governor. i think we need a leader who doesn't stick his finker in the wind and see which way the wind is blowing, who doesn't focus group everything, who doesn't read polls, who does what he thinks is right. who listens, has the humility to listen to people and learn from them, but
then when he makes his decision that he leads, and he does it with with fortitude and determination. >> i think a quality of humility. enough humility to ask god for wisdom, enough humility to listen to people who are experts and lots of different areas. because there is no one person who knows everything. i've spent 18 years on the board of kellogg and 16 years on the board of cost co, got to work with a lot of c.e.o.s. one of the things you learn is
everything, but the c.e.o. surrounds themselves with people who do know a lot of other things and that's why you have a vice president of h.r., of finance, of mergers and acquisitions. and you work with all these people to formulate and to execute plans. but you have to have a degree of humility in order to do that. jennifer: we'll hear from -- josh: we'll hear from the rest of the candidates tomorrow. can you find this entire series on wmur.com and our mobile app. jennifer: the ice out guessing gail on lake winnipesaukee comes with a twist this year. we're still waiting for the ice. this week's escape outside, paula tracy flew over the lake with emerson aviation, there are still miles of open water. only coves and some spots between the islands have an ice cover. emerson still considers ice in defined as too much to navigate
center harbor, weirs beach, meredith and wolfeboro. ice out occurs when the ship can navigate those waters again. to find out how to submit your own forecast and what the winner will get, just head to the wmur.com. mike: it's been amazing to watch the ice try to form in some of has. up at the weirs from the photos earlier you notice a little snow that did hit some of of the ice, but now during the course of the afternoon we've seen the rain and it's a real mess up there, no doubt about it with those drops on the lens. that tells the story of this wet wednesday. it was wintery in some ports earlier in the day, but now well above freezing statewide. and temperatures continue to rise in some spots. how are you doing, jamie? jamie wants to do the weather tonight, that's all right. you're in for sports soon, we'll see you. here comes the rain over
it's steady, from manchester points south through salem, over towards the coastline and as that moves to the east we will just see a scattering of light showers across the rest of of the state for the rest of the night. notice how much dryer it is upstream, but the wind field is fairly light. and a lot of low level moisture meets areas of fog through early tomorrow morning and there could be a shower that scoots through southeastern new hampshire early on thursday morning. outside of that it will be dry. take a look at temperatures, right now stuck in the mid to merrimack valley, from litchfield back through manchester over towards bedford, but right now anywhere around 'pelham, windham, through hampstead, 50 plus. same story in new ipswich and jaffrey. so the warmer air is beginning to make its presence felt in some parts of southern new hampshire and to the north it the higher terrain. bus a good part of the low lying areas are stuck in the 30's, while up north in the white mountains you get up in elevation you're into the upper 40's to near 50. and overnight tonight, take a
they either hold steady or climb into a very unseasonably warm pattern. notice the changes coming down the road, it is cooler back through the plains states and great lakes, and that will be marching towards the east by later tomorrow night into friday. so after an early morning shower tomorrow, it's mainly dry, for the few days to follow. with not a whole lot of precipitation, but cooler temperatures bringing us at least closer to average. could be a shower through early tomorrow. outside of that, increasing sun, very warm, 40's and lower 50's. then on friday a very close call with some rain and snow trying to scoot in over southeastern parts of massachusetts. it may graze southeastern new hampshire with a few flurries along about early friday morning. at this point it doesn't look like much more than a dusting. if that backs in a little more then there could be a little more than a dusting along the coastline. but outside of that it's dry into the weekend, maybe a few flurries early sunday. outside of that seasonably
monday we start off bright, clouds roll in late, could be a few flurries late and two storms that we're going to track right now if everything works out just so we would see a little light as to on tuesday, as opposed to getting hit by either one of them head on. but five, six days out, many options still up in the air. so we'll see what happens. josh: new brickdown -- breakdown of weddings and their cost and names two new england cities as the worst spots for your wallet. jennifer: they compared everything from the cost of food and flowers to number of venues and hotel rooms. out of 150 cities, boston and worcester both ranked in the bottom 10, meaning they are some of the most expensive. the best bang for your wedding buck? orlando, florida. jamie: the third best team in the nba's eastern conference, seriously? it is true, it is the boston celtics, they've won six of
look to keep the good times rolling when they host the pistons tonight at 7:30. the monarchs play tonight in reading and when they return to their arena, pink ice will be waiting. the monarchs and catholic medical center are hosting their game to raise funds and awareness of breast cancer. the monarchs will wear pink jerseys, they'll be available for auction to benefit the breast care center. they don't make them like jack riley any more, he passed away on cape cod. his dartmouth career took a pause so he could serve as a navy aviator in world war ii. after dartmouth he became a coach, led the u.s.a. to its first olympic hockey gold medal in 1960. he won 542 games. a dartmouth and new hampshire legend. jennifer: what a life. josh: indeed. we don't have a team in the @super bowl, but new england will be represented in one key
jennifer: up next we'll introduce you to the granite staters playing in this weekend's puppy bowl. tom: minutes away at 6:00 tonight a war of words on both side of the presidential parties tonight. there is an accusation of fraud on the republican side. on the democratic side what one candidate is call a low blow. and fighting the effects of a warm winter.
jennifer: roller derby is a sport growing in popularity across the country, but some players in maine are asking lawmakers to let them play. josh: a la from the 70's bans skaters from hitting each other or having any physical contact. it's not really enforced, but it's hindering one of the leagues in maine from building a new rink. >> we have practices where we practice our sport, practice our safety, practice hitting, learning how to fall, learning how to take a hit. sort of like hockey. so we need this law to adapt to what's actually happening in the world now. josh: state lawmakers say they'll start discussing repealing the contact ban in the coming days. so the super bowl obviously not the only big competition this weekend. sunday is also the 12th annual puppy bowl on animal planet and three local pooches are taking part. jennifer: ranger, tate and timber were rescued in san
came to the humane society for greater nashua. puppy bowl officials say that ranger is skilled at handling both stuffed and rope toys, which is important in the puppy bowl. but timber is relentless when chasing a ball. and tate is fiercely competitive when he steps out onto the playing field. and they say that when you're fiercely competitive, that alone can take you all the way. josh: if you're relentless, though, i mean, why doesn't -- thank you for joining us. so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone
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stealing the iowa caucuses by the man he beat. his reaction on his campaign bus. >> i hope we keep it on the issues. because if it's about our records, hey, i'm going to win by a landslide on tuesday. jennifer: fighting words on the democratic side. bernie sanders is on the attack, and hillary clinton is call something he said a low blow. mike: after lingering showers tonight the sun does make a return along with a warmup tomorrow. a look at friday and what follows for the weekend, ahead. tom: plus the race against time and mother nature, the warning from fish and game as conditions get more dangerous on the state's lakes and ponds. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: off
the top at 6:00 tonight, republican presidential candidate ted cruz is on the attack and he had a couple of targets today, including donald trump.