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>> reporter: abc 7 shgs news. >> i would have taken the loss of internet connection as a sign. erin: state of the state. the issues governor maggie hassan is expected to address today. sean: the clock is ticking to win over new hampshire voters in the presidential primary. candidates are crisscrossing the state while attacking each other. kevin: it is a very mild start to the day. we will talk about the inevitable cool down for the week ahead. erin: they convicted sex offender says he is a changed man after 16 years behind bars and that he should be let out of prison early.
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like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning, new hampshire. it feels almost like april. sean: usually, we say it is warm and rainy in april, but it is february. believe it or not. kevin: it has everything to do with your elevation this morning. if you are in some of the lower lying valleys, temperatures are still in the 30' s and you are wondering where the warmth is. the west wind will pick up today. 36, laconia, 34, plymouth. everywhere else, we are in the 40' s and 50' s. we will talk about the systems we' re tracking in a bit. we are joined live by 95.7 wzid'
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good thursday morning. deb: all the major roads in new hampshire are once again nice and quiet and moving well. we do need to be aware of patches of fog and 93 north, north of concord. it is very foggy out there. it is foggy again around the hooksett tolls. another foggy area is on 393 in concord and 106 from pembroke to loudon. the everett turnpike is looking ok. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: governor maggie hassan will speak to a joint session of the new hampshire house and senate to deliver her state of the state address today. erin: her office says this
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of topics including economic progress, how to deal with the drug crisis, and helping businesses create new jobs. with hassan running for the u.s. senate, this could be her last state of the state address. you can watch the state of the state live on wmur and on our website. sean: with just five days left presidential primary, presidential hopefuls are stepping up their campaigns and their attacks on each other. erin: we start with the democrats, who will square off on a nationally televised debate from unh. hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a televised debate last night, as well. s right. each took part in a televised
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they did appear on stage separately. bernie sanders was up first. he is leading by a wide margin in new hampshire. he was asked about taxes, health care, and homeless that -- vets. he was asked about expectations for tuesday. >> are you still an underdog? >> of course. we are taking on the most powerful political organization in the country. that is the clinton organization. ray: after sanders wrapped up, hillary clinton took the stage, fielding a wide range of question. including end-of-life issues from a man with terminal cancer. she said she believes the right wing conspiracy against her resists. >> they play to keep, to destroy, they are constantly
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ray: tonight' s debate at unh is the first of four added to the schedule. if you are hoping for tickets, all of them are gone. reporting live, ray brewer. sean: thanks. on the republican side, ted cruz and donald trump are stepping up the attacks on each other. trump spent yesterday in arkansas and says he does not like how ted cruz played the game in iowa. while ted cruz used the word "trumper tantrum" to describe the attacks from the gop front-runner. >> ted cruz goes out, you talk about liars? >> donald is so erratic. do you really want his finger on the button? sean: trump holds a commanding double-digit lead in the polls in the granite state, but he may
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>> there will probably be one other candidate. it is probably less likely to be ted cruz, but somebody will be seen as an alternative to trump. should trump not win, i think a number of candidates will be a lot more emboldened to hit him harder. sean: john kasich has staked much of his campaign on new hampshire. last night, he talked about how he has fought the addiction crisis in his home state. >> we rehab you if you are drug addicted. we are in the prisons with our rehabilitation in the prisons, treating the person who is in there for drugs. we release them in the community and their return rate is 20% or less. chris christie has said he will
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>> we knocked on 11,000 doors last weekend. our guys came back and told me that 50% of the people they met said they were still undecided. i love you people. [laughter] erin: the republican field is shrinking. rick santorum officially ended his bid for the white house last night. he threw his support behind marco rubio. rand paul also suspended his campaign, but has not offered an endorsement. we do have our first results from the primary, kind of. bernie sanders and donnie trump easily won the mock election from 11,000 students across the state. sanders had twice as many votes as hillary clinton. donald trump easily finished first on the reublican side. there will be a new system to help those with vision
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one for all works -- people who are blind or visually impaired will be able to use a tablet and headphones to get audio instructions on how to vote at the polls. sean: a man convicted of sexually abusing a child more than 20 years ago wants a judge to reduce his time behind bars. 62-year-old lawrence cook says he takes full responsibility for changed. he is serving at least 22.5 years for assaulting a girl when she was four years old. his supporters, including his say he can make a difference in the community. >>' s ability to testify to the community about the seriousness of his crime and help others is
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spending the next six years in a new hampshire state prison. >> from the bottom of my heart, i' m truly sorry. i pray that they can find the strength and comfort knowing i will never hurt anyone again. sean: the judge said he will make a decision by next week. erin: the warm weather is causing a big problem for popular events and several have been canceled. sean: do you like to guess when the ice will go out on lake winnipesaukee this year? this year, try guessing if it will ever freeze over. erin: two dangerous men are wanted f from postal workers to nurses... he's been endorsed for real change: bernie sanders. endorsed by friends of the earth action as "a bold, fearless voice for the planet." the nation endorses bernie saying, "you can trust sanders because he doesn't owe his political career to the financial overlords."
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the valley news says, "sanders has been genuinely outraged about the treatment of ordinary americans for as long as we can remember." i'm bernie sanders
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now for people and families who need it. p i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. kevin: it is warm enough that anything we see in terms of
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we are in the 40' s and 50' s as we start the day. we will talk about all the changes for the weekend coming up. erin: several students are set to testify in concord today urging lawmakers to stop this stale -- sale and trade of shark fins in new hampshire. sean: all of the students are between the ages of eight and 13 years old. they are members of the shark fin club at the spca. they will speak to the house fish and game and marine resources committee. erin: organizers of several popular winter events are changing plans in new hampshire. conditions are dangerous on many lakes and ponds. the world championships led dr. b and the lancaster grande p --
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winter grand prix have been canceled. many people like to guess when ice out will occur on lake winnipesaukee, but we are still waiting for the lake to freeze over this year. technically, ice in his when there are is too much ice -- is when there is too much ice for the ship to navigate. there are coves already frozen over. i guess it is already ice in. sean: yeah, that is david emerson by the way. he calls it every year. coming up, this video has environmental experts excited. this is the only wild jaguar known to be living in the u.s. erin: millions of people are
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sean: testing is underway for what could be essentially a cure for type one diabetes. johnson & johnson is speeding up a stem cell treatment that works well in animals and they are starting trials with a small number of human patients. this is the first to reach human tests. it is years away from becoming available. erin: the irs hopes to have all of its e-file systems back up and running today. they stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns yesterday because of computer problems. the irs says some refunds could be delayed, but they don' t expect any major problems. six years after getting a
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motors is reporting its best profit margin ever. the automaker made $9.7 billion in profit. it is largely driven by sales in europe and china. sean: people who can' t eat dairy can now enjoy ben & jerry' s. the company has created four nondairy flavors using a certified vegan allman space -- almond base. try those out. they sound good. excited. this is the first publicly released video of the only known wild jaguar in the u.s.. his name is el jefe and he lives
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kevin: he is always guarding my vehicle. [laughter] kevin: there are also ones in jacksonville. erin: of course. sean: they are contained inside of the stadium. kevin: we have clouds giving way to some sunshine. there is still risk of a shower or two along the front. we start off with the 40' s and 50' s, except in some of the valleys. the only snag in the next three or four days will be a quick moving system passing to our southeast. winter storm warnings have been posted for cape cod and southeastern parts of rhode island. we cool off tomorrow with ties back into the 30' s -- highs back into the 30' s. there is a look at the chance of
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here is that system in question that rides up along that front. the heaviest portion of the precipitation will be along new england. it could clip southeastern parts of new hampshire. temperatures are starting off in the 40' s and 50' s. only in the mid-30' s in lower lying portions of the state. everyone starts to fall later on this afternoon back into the 40' s. a lot of areas, 20-25 degrees warmer. the breeze will pick up in a westerly direction this afternoon. we start to fall through the afternoon.
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theme the next 4-5 days. we fall back to the 20' s and 30' s tonight. we have the potential in southeastern areas of the state after midnight, but very early tomorrow morning -- a little bit of light snow or snow showers that should be giving way to sunshine through the day. mainly fair skies for the weekend. temperatures starting the day in the 40' s and 50' s, starting to fall off through the afternoon. southeastern areas have a chance at a light coating. it is a very small window of time during the predawn hours tomorrow morning. bright sunshine on saturday. all eyes on a window of time from late monday through early wednesday, there could be snowfall out of that system. there are a couple of systems
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t look very substantial? days away. let' s check with ray brewer. ray: the democratic presidential candidates will gather on the stage at unh for a scheduled debate. last night, hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a televised town hall in dairy -- derry. tonight' live on msnbc. all the tickets are sold out. sean: donald trump and ted cruz are stealing the headlines by field is shrinking with rick santorum and rand paul yesterday. governor maggie hassan will deliver her state of the state address this afternoon, addressing topics like economic the drug and opioid crisis.
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erin: a waitress in new jersey is making headlines as the oldest employee at applebee' s anywhere in the country. >> i' m not just sitting there. i' m out every day. i have a purpose. i enjoy it. sean: katherine walsh is 90 years old. she works five days a week and she just started waitressing 13 years ago when she was 77. you meet a lot of people like this. they say keeping something up
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erin: as she says, she has purpose. hundreds of runners around the world took part in an impressive annual challenge in new york city last night. sean: it is called the empire state building run-up. they climbed all of the stairs to the observation deck. it works out to about 1576 steps. the winners reached the top in about 10 minutes. [laughter] sean: we walked up with the fireman scare. -- fireman' s gear. gravity is scary. erin: the celtics are hot and climbing the playoff ladder. sean: someone in california is holding a lottery ticket worth $63 million. after today, the ticket will be
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience
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and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: good morning, everybody. don' t be fooled by the weather and the temperature. believe it or not, it is thursday, february 4. erin: at 5:30 in the morning. it is just crazy out there. democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are gearing up to go head to head tonight in a debate at unh in durham. governor maggie hassan is preparing to deliver her state
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manchester police are asking for your help in tracking down a pair of men wanted in connection with an armed robbery. sean: on tuesday, we had one little sliver of snow. this morning, it is gone. temperatures, and the overnight temperatures staying above freezing that help that. we have showers back out to our west that are clearing for partial sunshine into the afternoon. we have temperatures running 25 degrees above normal highs this time of year. some sheltered valleys are still stuck in the 30' s. sean: let' s check on the roads. here is a live look at i-93. erin: we' re joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning. 93 north and south does look
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we are getting reports of a crash on 93 north in sanbornton. commuters are urged to use caution through that stretch. 293, road construction on the exit 4 on-ramp still has that lane closed. 95 north and south, some construction has the left lane closed between exits2 2 and 1. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: democratic presidential hopefuls hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face off in a debate tonight. erin: ray brewer joins us live in durham with the debate is
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ray: the debate between the two democratic front runners scheduled to get underway at the johnson theater tonight at unh. last night, sanders and hillary clinton took part in a town hall . sanders mentioned which republican he would like to run against if he wins the nomination. >> frankly, i' m prejudiced, i want trump to win the republican nomination and i would love the opportunity to run against him. ray: in the second hour, it was hillary clinton' s turn to address the crowd. country.
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they want to rig the economy so they continue to get richer and richer. ray: tonight' s debate, the latest poll shows that bernie sanders is maintaining a big lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. what this means heading into the primary. >> i do think they would like it to be close. it is all about exceeding expectations. anything short of a big victory for sanders may be seen of falling expectations -- short of expectations. ray: the debate is live tonight on msnbc. reporting live, ray brewer. sean: thanks. marco rubio held a town hall meeting in dover last night. he noted the record turnout in iowa and the high ratings during the presidential debates.
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the answer is because you know this is not a normal election. this is not a regular election year. this is a referendum on our identity. of country is america going to ray: erin: jeb bush has been busy on the campaign trail during a town hall in laconia last night -- he made the case that his experience makes him the best fit for the white house. >> we need someone that understands how the world works and why this extraordinary country needs to lead the world and why we need to fix the mess in washington. erin: the former florida governor will speak to employees in pittsfield today.
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nashua, and range. -- ringe. yesterday, she was a guest speaker at saint anselm college. she is now second to last in the national polls and earned just one delegate in the iowa caucuses. this far. i started out with less than 4% of voters knowing who i was. i beat christie and k-6 -- john kasich in iowa. i beat mike huckabee, who has now dropped out. sean: you can learn more details by checking out our candidate tracker on erin: the gop candidates will gather on the stage this saturday for their final debate before the new hampshire primary. wmur and abc news are sponsoring the debate at saint anselm
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sean: at the statehouse today, governor maggie hassan will deliver her state of the state address. she plans to highlight new hampshire' s economic progress and her vision for addressing the opioid and heroin crisis. you can watch it live on wmur or on our website. erin: a search is underway for two men wanted in connection with a violent assault in manchester. a 21-year-old man told police that a group of men attacked him inside an apartment. recover. police are looking for 19-year-old jackson crawford and 18-year-old aaron sisto in connection with the attack. including criminal threatening an armed robbery. sisto is wanted on armed robbery and assault charges. both men should be considered armed and dangerous.
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after being hit by a car in somersworth. firefighters say the child was taken to the hospital, but the injuries were not critical. erin: officials in hampton are conducting more tests after a sewer leak. the leak caused wastewater to leak into a marsh area. the wastewater is now being transferred to a secondary water main. sean: a man from keene is facing child sex abuse charges. michael lang is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 on more than one occasion. additional charges are expected. a drug bust in winchester led to one man behind bars. the home of 50-year-old james
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seized over 600 bags of suspected heroin and a quarter pound of suspected marijuana. erin: 52-year-old mark wright was arrested this week on two separate warrants. the first one stem from when he allegedly sold heroin to a police informant. sean: coming up, this thursday, the search continues for a mystery millionaire in california. >> somebody is going to miss a huge fortune, unfortunately. sean: the winner of a $64 million lottery prize has just hours left to claim their money. erin: an interesting situation for shoppers on the shore. kevin: one last uncommonly mild day this time of year and then we have a couple of snow
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. kevin: there are a couple of central valleys where temperatures are stuck in the 30' s, but a lot of areas are in the mild 40' s and 50' s and
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clouds, may be a shower this morning giving way to sunshine. more changes by the time we get to the weekend. sean: the criminal case against comedian bill cosby is moving forward. erin: a judge denied his motion to throw out the case on wednesday. the case now moves to a preliminary hearing. the judge will decide if there is enough evidence to proceed. the case was reopened after similar accusations raised by dozens of other women. sean: a man is accused of posing as a catholic priest and ripping off members of his church. he has officiated ceremonies since the 1990' s without drawing suspicion. last year, he allegedly sold bogus tickets to see the pope in philadelphia. he is accused of scamming church
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>> that is dishonest. the church is not about that. >> i' m glad they got him. taken off the street. sean: he could face up to 21 years behind bars. in california. somehow this car ended up on a rooftop. it came through the wall of a home next door, but it is not clear how it landed on top of that two-story garage. a crane had to be brought in to get the car down. sean: a lucky lottery winner has just a few hours left to claim their $63 million prize in california. august 8. the store says they will only down a winner. many people are searching for
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>> my wife finds a lot of things in my drawers. there' s a chance. sean: it will be the largest amount to go unclaimed in the state of california, shattering the previous record of $28.5 million. the unclaimed money would go to the school system. erin: i' m reminded of "waking ned divine." remember that movie? [laughter] erin: gold cross ambulance service is using software to predict where the next calls will likely come from. it uses data from the past five years to make predictions. they say this is especially helpful during snowstorms, where it can take extra time to respond. sean: the celtics climbed to third place in the eastern
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detroit pistons last night at td garden. boston took control early on. at one point, they picked up a loose ball and got it to isaiah thomas who took it in for a reverse lay in and the foul. erin: it was national signing day for high school athletes and unh football. a much-needed class is coming to the team. >> we got 15 kids that i think are going to help the program. we had to fill some positions very important to us. every position had to be filled. we brought in five kids for the offensive and defensive lines. we brought in a new hampshire kid at wide receiver who had a hell of a summer in preseason camps.
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girdon this year. he is six foot 3, 205 pounds. erin: the wildcats kickoff their season against holy cross. sean: manchester monarchs fans will be seeing a lot of pink this weekend. they are hosting their annual pink in the rink game. the monarchs will wear pink jerseys that will be sold at auction. erin: a road race scheduled for primary night in new hampshire has been postponed. the fat tuesday 5k was set for next tuesday night. the race will now be run on saturday, february 13. plenty of running -- there are more than one thousand runners expected to take part. sean: i can still break out my jester heart -- hat at some point.
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little shopping of his own. some customers ran off. others took the opportunity to grab some video and throw it on facebook. the sea lion must' ve climbed up the staircase that led to the store. it took a little coaxing and canned salmon to get the sea lion back to the water. [laughter] sean: when i first heard about this, i thought the guy was l yin' . i don' t know what the big flat was about. -- flap was about. erin: are you done? sean: for now. [laughter] kevin: we start off early this morning with a mild start to the day. it is pretty damp out there after the rainfall.
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s and 50' s. there are exceptions to this. we do have some lighter showers out there this morning. the chance lingers through about 10:00 this morning. there will be a weak area of lower pressure that develops along the front that moves along the shore. we look at temperatures in the low and mid 50' s. we had back to the west and we' re talking mid 40' s to lower ranges of the 50' s. as we get up into the lakes region, some of the valleys are still in the mid-30' s. a lot of 30' s across central parts of the state. we get into the north country
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colder. just about everyone will level loft within 10 degrees of each other. as that westerly wind starts to get going, that will start dragging in cooler air from the west. it will be with an increase in sunshine away from the mountains before more clouds move in later tonight. we will watch southeastern areas of the state. there will do -- be the potential of showers near the coast line. through monday morning, there looks to be the chance of a couple of snow showers later saturday evening or early sunday.
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like any chance of precipitation would be in the form of snow. we will keep tabs on that. temperatures leveling off in the low and mid 50' s. we will see temperatures tumble later on tonight. anywhere after midnight, the chance of a little bit of snow. we get back into the sunshine tomorrow afternoon for saturday and a good part of sunday. we look at about nine different maps to have an idea for timeline and track of storm systems. all of them are all completely different from monday evening through wednesday morning with the potential of some snow. that is something we will have a better handle on about 24 hour' s from now. erin: i' m sure you love when that happens.
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sean: i' m sure the secretary of state is thrilled to hear that, as well. a little boy is gaining notoriety for his relationship with his pet that. -- duck. the video of the boy having a bath with the duck is now gone viral. still to come, some special chefs are whipping up meals at a restaurant in japan. we will tell you about these robotic noodle makers. it looks like little victor is already for valentine' s day. this year, he is offering free kisses. last year, he charged.
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sean: there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen.
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but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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to be, the average cost a couple spends on a wedding is more than $26,000. that includes invitations, food, flowers, and the dress. 150 cities were ranked based on cost for best and worst to get married. boston and worcester, massachusetts ranked near the bottom. the best cost in terms of wedding is orlando, florida. kevin: it' s not vegas? erin: you would think it would be. sean: you question these results. erin: a restaurant in japan has come up with a new way to meet customers' demands for noodles. it is teaching robots how to master the art of noodle making. one robot is in charge of boiling the noodles.
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kevin: they can make a bowl of half. sean: coming up, it could be a huge development in the fight against type one diabetes. researchers are testing out a potential cure. ray: bernie clinton and hillary -- hillary clinton, rather, and bernie sanders will square off in a debate tonight. erin: the visually impaired are getting some help during next week'
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