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means a greater impact for new hampshire. not only does it cool down considerably from the past few days, but now we introduce snow into the picture. notice readings right now beginning to coast back into the upper 30's and low 40's, from concord north and west. a little above that, still mid to upper 40's manchester towards the coast. even though it's quiet on the radar scopes now, notice all that precipitation hugging the coastline of virginia and eastern parts of north carolina. that will budge in across central and southern new hampshire during the early part of tomorrow morning, as a light mix. notice two, three, four a.m. a quick changeover to wet snow in time for the morning commute. we'll have more straight ahead. tom: our commitment 2016 coverage start tonight with new wmur than cnn poll numbers, just in to our newsroom in the democratic race for president. jennifer: the poll tracks where the presidential candidates were right before the iowa caucuses
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the eyes of likely new hampshire primary voters in each party. and tonight bernie sanders is expanding his large lead. he has gone from 58% pre-iowa to 61% post-iowa. and hillary clinton is down three, going from 33% to 30% post-iowa, despite the fact that she claimed victory there. tom: at this hour bernie sanders is rallying voters in rochester, these are live pictures from inside the opera house in rochester. this event was postponed last night, despite that he has drawn quite a crowd there today. before he travels onto durham tonight. jennifer: that is where tonight sanders is taking part in a debate with hillary clinton. this is on the campus of the university of new hampshire. that's where we find wmur's jean mackin with a preview. reporter: we're less than three hours away, the two democrats left standing will share the stage tonight here at the
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we just spoke to debate organizers a few minutes ago, they tell us that u.n.h. students will be represented through a student lottery, also new hampshire voters in the audience tonight and what a crucial night for the democrats. hillary clinton coming off a razor thin win in iowa and trying to make up ground in the polls. we showed you last night when hillary clinton and bernie sanders spoke to the audience separately at a derry town hall, debating which candidate is the progressive choice, who can accomplish what's promised on the campaign trail, those themes are expected again tonight. but tonight they're face to face, head to head. the goal clearly winning over those undecided voters. the debate starts at 9:00 tonight at the creative arts center here on campus. nearly 700 will be in the audience. and tonight at 11:00 we'll bring you the highlights, those don't-miss moments, just six days before the new hampshire primary. jean mackin, wmur news 9.
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poll numbness the republican race preand post-iowa. marco rubio seeing the biggest bounce, up some seven points. let's take a look, trump still on top, but hasn't moved. 29% before and now. rubio jumped from 11% to 18% post-iowa. mr. trump by the way stopped by our studios about an hour ago for an exclusive interview with our political director josh mcelveen. josh: on the heels of what was surely a disappointing loss for him in iowa, we're asking the question if confidence is an issue for trump. after all, he did have this to say in new hampshire just before iowa. >> i don't think i have to campaign any more. why am i wasting my time? i don't have to campaign, i can can leave here right now, they're going to vote for me. josh: you said recently i don't think i need to campaign here any more, why am i wasting my time. >> no, not here. josh: you said that in nashua last night. >> i don't remember saying that, i don't know if i was referring
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anything for granted. and i never said i was going to win iowa either. i had a tiny lead. but i never take anything for granted. josh: has the process at all humbled you? >> it's a big process, i've done big deals, i've done some of the biggest deals. i do good things. and put lots of people to work. but this is big. this is big. you show up and say how many people are here today, last week in oklahoma, and you say how many people are here, 21,000. everything is big, even the story. josh: even for you? >> even for me. josh: he says he's continuing to evolve as a candidate, and when we asked him if he wanted to return fire on ted cruz after cruz called him a cry baby yesterday, trump styed to take a pass instead saying he'd rather focus on the issues and solving problems.
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are live pictures tonight, marco rubio will be holding a town hall, we expect to see him shortly. this, by the way, is his fourth town hall of the day. his day began on the seacoast where part of his town hall focused on immigration. then he traveled to manchester before hosting this event in salem. tom: christie made stops in keene and henniker while bush was in pittsfield and derry, where he will be joined by his mother, former first lady barbara bush. jn kasich started is his day in pelham and spoke to students at concord high cool and will end his day in alton. jennifer: ted cruz put a personal problem oh hitting new hampshire hard, drug addiction. cruz spoke at a forum in hooksett and participated in a roundtable discussion. he says securing the border will play a key role in ending this
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mexican drug cartels, and says funding for treatment is also important. cruz says his own sister was addicted for years. >> then a few years ago, miriam died of an overdose. joey, her son, found her, in her bed. the coroner ruled it accidental. we'll never know. jennifer: cruz says while government does have a role in treating addiction, one entity can't solve this problem. tom: it's a big week in new hampshire, the republicans will take part in their final new hampshire debate, it's on saturday night. wmur and abc news are sponsoring that, it will be at st. anselm college, our special coverage begins at 5:00, the debate begins at 8:00.
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in the nation campaign trail today, governor maggie hassan delivered her final state of the state address in concord this afternoon. wmur political reporter adam sexton joins us now live from the state house with a wrapup of her remarks and the republican reaction. adam? reporter: governor hassan is running for u.s. snot here and like it or not that's going to be intertwined as a story line with her final year in the corner office. but she does have some unfinished business here in terms of priorities. she'd like to see passed. >> this week, more than ever, the eyes of our nation are upon new hampshire. reporter: a detour from the first in the nation campaign trail thursday. governor hassan delivering her final state of the state address. the headline issue, new hampshire's heroin and fentanyl abuse crisis. >> drug overdoses are now the second most common cause of death in new hampshire. reporter: with the senate just passing drug court legislation
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touted the state's response and said there's more to be done. >> that's one of the many reasons why we must reauthorize the bipartisan new hampshire health protection program without delay. reporter: senate president morse is confident a medicaid expansion compromise will pass, but he found the flavor of the speech to be more washington than concord. >> i think the tone was set toward a run for a u.s. senate run. reporter: governor hassan is running for the senate and this state of the state did mention the threat from isis and other national issues like mass shootings and climate change. but democrats say she's not taking her eye off the ball. >> she's doing her job, and she does her job very well. she knows how to really put the pressure on the republicans to get them to do what people want. reporter: a lot of big names at the state house are looking to move up, meaning it will be more difficult to separate politics from policy in the coming months. >> it's hard to do at times of course, but that's our
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obligation of the people of the state. reporter: the governor also focused on jobs in her speech announcing a new program called gateway to work that will beef up job training programs and try to get people who are on public assistance off and into some form of employment. adam sexton, wmur news 9. tom: thank you. straight ahead tonight, a nun charged, what police say she did and then didn't cooperate in their investigation. jennifer: new tonight they forced their way in and stole firearms, the search for these two is on. mike: we haven't said it much this winter, but snow is on the way. how much to expect plus when it clears out again. >> we'll talk about the bruins
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here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders,
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tom: a nun from atkinson is charged in a hit-and-run accident. jennifer: police say she hit on the car in the parking lot of the kohl's in december. when that driver tried to get her information, she drove away. dumont turned herself in on tuesday and is charged with conduct after an accident. she was released on bail and is expected to appear in court in april. tom: right now a search in hooksett for to people caught on surveillance breaking into a gun store and stealing handguns. they were gone when police arrived. shelley walcott live tonight with what she learned from investigators. shelley: well, tom, hooksett police say they need your help to find the people who burglarized a gun store. it happened just before 4:00 a.m. wednesday. police responded to an alarm at wicked weaponry. the store is located at 114 londonderry turnpike.
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the gun owner says they forced their way into the business and stole four firearms. >> for us security is paramount, the safety of the public is paramount, just like any gunshop owner. so it's even more troublesome for us when something like this happens, because you worry about people and the things that can happen when they're out there, so you try to mitigate this as much as possible. reporter: again, four firearms stolen. if you have any information, please contact the hooksett police. we're live at the hooksett police department, shelley walcott, wmur news 9. tom: okay, give yourself extra time tomorrow morning. mike: it's not a whole lot that it takes to make the roads slick, so big changes are coming in.
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some snow by early tomorrow. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need
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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 and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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mike: hopefully you'll get a chance to enjoy the mild weather today. those temperatures 15, 20, 20 plus above the average. newfound lake still open water up there, amazing, on february 4th, but indeed that's been the case a good part of this winter. you do notice the skies clearing.
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building in late and they're all in advance of the next system that's just sitting down here to our south. yesterday computer models had most of this sliding far enough off to the south and east of new hampshire to just produce a few flurries or a light snow shower in southeastern parts of the state. now the latest trend are to drag some of the moisture far enough to the north and west to give us a steady snow friday morning. but hard to imagine we'd be seeing snow after these highs today, upper fourth to near 50 north, that happened early this morning. elsewhere in the state, 40's and 50's, running about 20 to 25 above the average for this time of year. that winter chill slowly beginning to build in across the state, upper 30's on average, lakes region north and west, a few low 40's in concord and row chester and a bit above that south and east. overnight tonight we all get below freezing, lakes region points north and west, but it will remain dry. a light mix changing over to light wet snow, concord points south and east during the
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begins to intensify just in time for the morning commute. that train of moisture building in from the south will scoot on in here after about two in the morning, as a late wintery mix, but then quickly go over to wet snow, as soon as it intensifies. notice the northern edge of this by one, two in the morning, not into new hampshire just yet. shortly after that time frame we start to see the snow and a little rain at the coast, quickly over to wet snow. lit be the big monster flakes with temperatures right around 32, that wet pasty snow. and it continues through the morning commute through the lunch time hour. a defined northern edge to this system, so tupper valley maybe a few flurries. late morning and early afternoon, dryer air builds in from west to east, so that right at the coast the snow should wind down after one, 1:30 or two at the last. on into the weekend, fairly quiet, such partial sun each day with temperatures lining up in
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maybe near 40 in parts of southern new hampshire as we go into the day on sunday. here's the projected snow totals on average. a two to four inch tally, that would include areas around concord, up through rochester, just to the north, places like milton and new durham, just south of ossipee and to the north and west of that it's only a dusting to an inch, maybe two in the heart of the lakes region with only a coating in tupper valley, northern white mountains and southern parts of the great north woods. up to four, maybe five-inch amounts in extreme southeastern areas south and east of concord. you notice the four to six inch band not too far away, so we'll follow the trend this evening and if necessary budge that in across southeastern new hampshire. but right now two to four with an isolated five looks to be the case, snow cast is going to be sky cast turning to snow cast, in the predawn hours. greasy on the roads for the morning commute and slick right through the lunch hour before we start to see clearing. speaking of clearing, the
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for monday, more snow likely for the primary on tuesday, it's just too early to call how much just yet. very tricky on this one for tomorrow morning, let alone five days out. tom: so we'll check it out then. thank you. >> we'll head to the lakes
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>> our attention is on hockey tonight as the bruins skate at the buffalo sabres, game time 7:00. this is the beginning of a home and home series, the teams also play saturday in boston. last year's baker award winner, jack eichel is having a great rookie season with buffalo, he's played in all 51 games for the sabres with 16 goals and 19 assists, he's second on the team in scoring. eichel is from north chelmsford, massachusetts, grew up playing youth hockey in nashua. the u.n.h. basketball team is enjoying a break with six days off, and they've earned it after playing eight games in 19 dayses are the wildcats have made it through the america east schedule once with a good record of 5-3. now they get ready to play everyone again, it starts saturday at binghamton. >> right now we have to take care of business against people hopefully we can beat, and we just got to try to beat some teams that are above us, coming down the stretch.
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they're athletic and they they really hard. we have to do what we can to get this win. >> laconia's brendan mooney. not only is he a three-sport athlete for the sachems, he's the captain of all three sports he plays, football, basketball and lacrosse. a role he takes very seriously. >> being a leader is important to me, because being captain i have to be the role model for the team on and off the court, make sure i'm doing the right things. reporter: brendan was a wide receiver for the football team and says football is his favorite of the three. he's undecided about his college plans, but hopes to continue his football career while studying business and sports management. regardless of where he ends up, he's developed some valuable skills that should take him far. >> i'm always giving my best no matter what sport it is and pushing my teammates to be better also.
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selected to play that's this summer's chad east-west football game. from there the sky is the limit for brendan mooney. >> the new hampshire girls soccer player of the year is gabby grummet of derryfield, e scored 86 goals last season, 15 of her goals in four playoff games. she's ranked number 19 in recruiting nationwide for the class of 2017 and she's verbally committed already to play at duke. so she'll be a blue devil. jennifer: congratulations to her. tom: wmur.com is your go-to scores for everything you need to know ahead of the primary. find out where you'll vote, take a look at a sample ballot, and get the latest information about voter i.d. laws. jennifer: plus you can compare the candidates on the issues as you decide who to important from health care to beyond creation, to immigration. we have a wide range of topics covered.
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