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hayley: tracking a major nor' easter moving up the coast tonight. how much we' re going to get and i' ll have the hour by hour forecast. >> i would say by tomorrow night i should decide. jen: and he' s not alone. how many granite staters say they could still change their minds before tuesday. tom: tonight candidates have just one more full day of campaigning left. why donald trump is telling some voters they should stay home. >> bernie, bernie. jen: why some bernie sanders supporters say they think his lead isn' t as big as the polls say. and hillary clinton tells news 9 in a one-on-one interview why she had to leave new hampshire today. tom: plus, the denver broncos are going home with a world championship. the biggest moments from super bowl 50. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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jen: we' re on storm watch, right now, a system that will bring snow to new hampshire is on its way. the entire state under a winter weather advisory tonight with some schools already announcing early dismissals tomorrow. good evening, i' m jennifer vaughn. tom: and i' m tom griffith. meteorologist hayley lapoint is tracking the winter storm. hayley: it looks amazing on the satellite and radar. you can see it spinning off the coast of the carolinas. the rain is almost all the way to nantucket. we have a ways to go before it gets to us. there have been a few places that have reported seeing the aurora borealis. the northern lights are clear. soon, it will all be overcast. there is what to expect.
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for most locations, it should be right around noon time moving in south to north. a good 5-8". there could be some power outages. and on primary tuesday, that they storm gone -- big storm gone. i will have more on the full forecast for you in a few minutes. tom: you can get the full list of early school dismissals and track the storm hour by hour. on the wmur website and our mobile app. jen: now to commitment 2016. and we' re now just 25 hours away from the first ballots being cast in the first in the nation primary. every major presidential candidate is in the granite state trying to get every last vote they can. tonight, we' re learning that there are plenty of voters who can still have their opinions swayed. tom: according to the wmur cnn
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39% of likely democratic voters haven' t made their definitive decision. as have 55% of likely republican voters. wmur' s stephanie woods spoke to some of those voters today, she' s live in manchester. stephanie? steph: jen and tom i spoke to many voters tonight who are still making up their minds. as the broncos and panthers battled in the superbowl tonight, granite staters went back and forth, on their favorite candidates. your decision? we are down to the wire. >> by tuesday. steph: tom stewart is one of at billy' s sports bar in manchester. but when it comes to new hampshire' s big game on tuesday he' >> i think there' s a level of experience especially with kasich and christie where i would feel comfortable with them decisions. rubio has that charisma and that
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on his experience though. steph: shyla bryant is on the fence between. >> trump and christie. steph: her husband bob is trying to sway her to the side of the republican frontrunner. >> oh course, yes. but she' s pretty independent. she does what she wants. >> i would say by tomorrow night i should decide. steph: cliff mommsen is also cutting it close deciding between a wide array of republican and democratic candidates. >> last night i went to see hillary and then this morning i saw chris christie and earlier i saw donald trump so i' m still trying to weigh things out. steph: some people have made up their minds. chris malik wants wings the broncos and jeb bush. >> i decided when he came out with the plan to defend our country and defeat isis. i think that' s a big thing that we need to worry about. steph: many undecided voters we spoke to said that they were close to choosing a candidate, then last night'
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them back at square one. jen: vermont senator bernie sanders is holding on to his lead in the democratic primary. our tracking poll says 58% of likely voters say they plan to vote for him. compared to 23% for hillary clinton. wmur' s mike cronin spoke to clinton one-on-one tonight. mike: hillary clinton left the granite state for just a few hours on sunday to travel to flint, michigan, but she finished the night back in manchester. hillary clinton says people living in the lead contaminated city of flint, michigan, need a lot of help. >> they' ve got rashes, they' ve got seizure disorders. mike: the democratic presidential hopeful made a quick visit there sunday afternoon to see the water issues that city is dealing with. upon her return to new hampshire news 9 spoke to her one on one at the puritan backroom. clinton says state and federal governments need to help flint. >> it would be like being here in manchester, and you' re getting brown smelly water out of your faucet, out of your bath and you go and you tell everybody.
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s bad. i' m breaking out with a rash, i' ve got a headache and everybody' s telling you don' t worry about it. it' s fine. that was just a lie. mike: before travelling to flint , clinton met voters at a dunkin donuts in manchester and appeared live on wmur' s close up. she says she will keep fighting until the last vote is cast. >> senator bernie sanders continues to have a sizeable lead here in the granite state. with less than 48 hours to go until the polls open, how do you plan to close that gap? >> i am just going to keep doing what i am doing. i love campaigning in new hampshire. i know i' i' who' s ready to do the job on day one. mike: and clinton will pick up where she left off tonight as manchester tomorrow. mike cronin, wmur news 9. tom: senator sanders is back in new hampshire after heading to new york to appear on saturday night live. wmur' s adam sexton went to his
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adam: a big crowd and lots of enthusiasm here at great bay community college, energy reminiscent of what barack obama was able to bring in 2008, but bernie sanders is looking to win. >> we started this campaign at 3% in the polls. we were 30, 40 points down in new hampshire. well a lot has changed. adam: bernie sanders is in the homestretch of what could be a big victory in new hampshire but some of his closest granite state supporters say don' t believe the polls, it' s going to be close. >> oh, of course it' ll be closer . i think the other side is trying to raise expectations. the other side didn' t get many mentions by sanders at his lone event today in portsmouth, but he did draw a sharp contrast on the war in iraq. >> i was right on that issue and hillary clinton was wrong. adam: sanders also addressed persistent questions about how
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he promises. >> we will get them done because people will demand that they get done. adam: as far as covering costs for things like free college and universal healthcare. sanders calls for a redistribution of >> and we can afford these re going to transfer some of that wealth back into the hands of the -- jen: as for the republicans, we are learning about donald trump' s plans. and the message that he had for voters which -- voters in the lake reason. jean: donald trump will wrap up his last full day on the campaign trail with a monday night rally here at the verizon wireless arena in manchester. earlier today he brought what he admits is an unusual message to voters donald trump rallied his
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university telling them vote trump or stay home. >> a lot of these politicians say its not important who you vote for, i feel differently if you are not going to vote for me , do not vote. ok? jean: trump reminded the audience he' s the only candidate funding his own campaign. >> im 40 million under budget, in the polls a guy like jeb he' s down here. jean: he reiterated his pledges to build the military, build a stronger education system for less money, and build a wall saying it would stop the influx of drugs into new hampshire. s nh you' re not going to have drugs coming in your kids are gonna look all over the place and they' re not
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jean: he told granite staters after seven months on the campaign trail he wants one thing from them. >> i do not need your money, i need your vote. jean: donald trump' s sons don jr. and eric will hold several events on monday. the family caps off the day with the pre-primary rally here at 7pm tomorrow night. in manchester jean mackin wmur news9 tom: tonight, senator ted cruz is taking aim at the new hampshire frontrunner, on the democratic side. wmur' s shelley walcott tells us, the republican spoke at a standing room only town hall in peterborough, and a meet and greet in keene. shelley: a huge crowd turned out to see ted cruz in peterborough, keene, as the senator tries to tuesday' s primary. ted cruz walked into to thunderous applause at the peterborough town house, to bring his vision for america
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>> my number one priority in the u.s. senate and as president is economic growth. why is that? economic growth is foundational to everything else. shelley: cruz took aim at the frontrunner in the democratic primary, bernie sanders. >> to all the young people who cannot get a job now, how bad do you think it will be doubling down on the path? as margaret thatcher said, the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people' s money. shelley: cruz then moved from domestic issues to foreign policy, vowing to destroy isis. and he touched on a topic that came up during last nights debate, including women in the u.s. draft. >> we have had enough of
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especially in the military. the idea that we would draft our daughters, put them in the military and put them in close combat, i think is wrong. shelley: ted cruz has no events scheduled for tonight. he will be back on the campaign trail tomorrow. jen: marco rubio focused on the democrats as well. the republican defended his experience and his record. he also discussed social security, obamacare, and strengthening the military. >> who are we going to nominate to represent the conservative movement in the republican party? and i hope,, yes me, i agree, i love it, woo. jen: rubio has a town hall in nashua tomorrow morning and a rally in the gate city in the evening. tom: ohio governor john kasich
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a town hall this afternoon. he told news 9 that he' s proud of his debate performance, including his decision to stay above the fray. kasich has four town hall meetings planned for tomorrow as well as a rally. our commitment 2016 coverage is not over yet. jen: the candidate who says his motivation is different than the rest. also ahead -- kristen: i am kristen carosa chris christie is wrapping up his campaign. denver broncos bringing home another trophy. super bowl highlight later in sports. hayley: coming off of a storm on writing. the snow will be not as wet.
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the afternoon as t 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 and our hearts and not to the pundits
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i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. jen: governor chris christie may be low in the polls, but he isn' t giving up. tom: today the new jersey governor was back on the campaign trail in hampton, exeter and manchester. wmur' s kristen carosa spent the day with the presidential hopeful, she joins us live from
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jacks. kristen: christie mingled with voters tonight before the super bowl. he was enthusiastic after last night' s debate. at a town hall in hampton, governor chris christie talked about his recent debate performance and how he believes the republican race is changing because of it, and some voters agree. >> you are on fire last night. and i don' t intend on cooling down until i beat hillary clinton. kristen: last night, christie targeted florida senator marco rubio saying multiple times he is not fit to lead. >> the american people shouldn' t be ready to accept anyone who has been untested in this business. kristen: in exeter christie told the crowd, he' s the candidate that' s ready for the white house. >> i have been tested by tough
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choices by difficult things and i have stood up to it every time. kristen: but he' s has a long way to go here in new hampshire. in the latest wmur/cnn poll, christie is pulling in four% support. but christie says it' s still anyone' s game. >> this is so difficult to poll, i know you guys are poll obsessed, i am not. kristen: and instead, he' s focused on undecided voters like keleigh thompson, who was surprised to talk with him one on one at a campaign stop in manchester. >> how we doing?good,,how am i doing with you i think you are great, are you going to vote for me? >> ok, you got it. kristen: christie says he is ready for the primary at this point he' s not focusing on south carolina just the next 48 hours. live in manchester, kristen carosa, wmur news 9 jen: doctor ben carson says he' s in this republican primary for a different reason than the other candidates. >> for them, it is a political mountain to climb.
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hundreds of thousands of people who petitioned me to do it. jen: he visited manchester' s airport diner this morning. tom: jeb bush says he' s the only republican candidate willing to go after donald trump, and he continued doing that today during town hall meetings in salem and nashua. bush says among the current and former governors, he believes he' s the one with the most-proven conservative record. he says he' ll continue on with his campaign no matter what happens on tuesday. >> you in new hampshire can set the stage for what the race looks like going forward and i am sick and tired of politicians who put people down to make them feel better, because it' s not about them it' s about you. tom: bush will be in nashua tomorrow at lunchtime, and will hold a town hall meeting tomorrow night in portsmouth. jen: tonight, republican carly fiorina threw a super bowl in manchester. earlier, the former hewlett-packard ceo spoke to 300 supporters at the yard on
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the arena also held an event at the chester historical society this afternoon. jen: tom: former virginia over at gilmore shared his message. he has been to new hampshire 21 times this past year. he says that it is a pleasure to travel to the granite state because people are so engaged in politics. hayley: good evening, everyone. here is a live look. we have temperatures below freezing in some spots. any melting we had going on today could have refrozen the roadways. be careful of some patchy black ice tonight. this is all part of a big storm system to our south that will have huge impacts on us in the next 24 hours. the temperatures are quite mild
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45 degrees in concord and manchester. the average high for this time, about 33 degrees. tomorrow will be a different story. much colder temperatures, well below the average highs. that means snow across the area. the get the temperatures now. low freezing just about everywhere. the low freezing in portsmouth. 20' s up in plymouth and white smith as well. here are the clouds. southern new england. that will end soon as this big storm starts to make its way. look at the spin on this thing. you can almost make out an i. it is not tropical. it is a strong low-pressure system. you see that counterclockwise
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what that also indicates is that the storm is intensifying. as it is moving closer to us, it will meet up with colder air. it will get a broader precipitation field. it will get huge. that will mean some heavy snow for us. this is the timestamp down here. we are starting at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. if you' re commuting to boston, there will be some starting in the boston area, and not in new hampshire. it takes a few more hours to get to southern new hampshire. between 10:00 and noon, places between concord and southward will see some snow. that includes tort smith. -- portsmouth. by 5:00 tomorrow evening, the commute home will be the
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by 7:00 a.m. for primary day, this is gone. winter weather advisory for the entire state goes until 6:00 a.m. on tuesday. here is how much snow you can expect. the heaviest rounds by the sea coast. mostly :00 -- across rockingham county. tonight, cloudy. black ice. s. there have been a few showers on primary day. temperatures come crashing down for valentines weekend tom:. there could be some early dismissals tomorrow for schools? if there are more. tom: let'
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jason: you know the old expression that defense wins championships. that was on display in santa clara tonight. tom brady was there as super bowl m.v.p.' s of the past were honored before the game. von miller with the strip sack on cam newton. the first time in nfl history that the top two draft picks in
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the broncos led 13-7 at halftime. more of the same, von miller stripping newton. that would lead to a c.j. anderson touchdown. the panthers turned the ball over four times. was sacked seven times. von miller was named super bowl mvps peyton manning wins his second super bowl in what was likely his last nfl game. >> i will take some time to reflect. i have some priorities first. i want to go kiss my wife and kids. i am going to drink a lot of budweiser tonight. i promise you that. i will take care of those things first. i will say a little prayer to thank the man upstairs for this great opportunity. jason: dartmouth college today. division one girls 55 meter dash, yorgelis ortiz of
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bedford took the team championship. with bishop guertin and londondery finishing in second and third, this is the boys 1,000 meter run, alvirne' s noah bellomo wins by more than 3 seconds, but pinkerton dominated as a team scoring 108 points, nashua north was second, followed by merrimack. on the girls side, the oyster river' s 4 by 200 meter relay team set a new state record lebanon came in third. the celtics played at home this afternoon, rajon rondo and the sacramento kings in town, first half, rondo takes it coast to coast. laid it in. 2 of his 14 points. he would have a double-double. but the game was never really in jeopardy for boston, isaiah thomas cross court pass to avery bradley for 3,
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they are in third place against -- in the eastern conference. zac larraza scored two goals for manchester today.
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jen: before we go, hayley has one last look at the snow coming in. hayley: it will come in and work its way northward. heavy snow amounts for most of rockingham county. that also includes nashua. basically nashua to the coast line. much colder temperatures at later on in the week. this will actually be more fluffy snow. tom: tomorrow, candidates will make their final pitches to voters right here on wmur at 5:00. then at 6:00, we' ll visit the candidates on the campaign trail followed by a special edition of new hampshire chronicle featuring some of the granite state' s roting traditions. and a special show called "setting the stage" will air at
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followed by newsnigt tonight with a complete wrap up of all the campaigns. and at midnight we' ll have live coverage of the first votes in dixville notch.
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