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>> now on news 9, breaking overnight. multiple people killed in a shooting spree in michigan. what we've learned about the investigation. opioid crisis, staggering new numbers just released revealed how serious the problem is. >> while today's weather doesn't look quite as warm as yesterday, it still looks like a pretty good one. we'll take a look at today's high temperatures plus the impending storm for the weekend ahead. >> commitment 2016, the results are in from nevada and south carolina, who came out on top and who said, i'm out.
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like we do, now, wmur news 9 this morning. >> good morning, i'm amy coveno. first, let's get to josh judge in the weather center. i have a confession, josh judge, i did not listen to you so i was shocked by how gorgeous it was when i got home. josh: that will teach you. it's going to be a pretty nice one more of a give and take and mix of clouds and sun. the temperatures slowly, steadily dropping, but very slowly so we're starting well above average. these are above the average high temperatures for this time of year that we're starting off the day at. 30's and 40's, even the upper 40's in some locations out there. we've seen some mixed rain and overnight. they're waning now, but they could come back at times
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otherwise, look for, as i mentioned, clouds and breaks of sunshine as well today and flurries in northern new hampshire. above average, highs of 41 to 51 degrees and mild and we'll talk about the upcoming week, there's one rather large storm system that we've got our eye on. that's coming up in a few minutes. amy: we're following breaking news overnight out of michigan. seven people, including a 14-year-old girl are dead in what police are calling a series of random shootings in kalamazoo. the gunfire started around 6:00 last night at a cracker barrel restaurant. a car dealership, and an apartment complex. police have taken a 45-year-old male suspect into custody. they say weapons were found in his vehicle. we are, of course, following this story, but we will continue to bring you updates throughout the morning. >> turning now to commitment 2016 coverage. it was another big night for the race for the white house.
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nevada. meagan hughes is in columbia, south carolina with a win. >> we're going right to nevada and i think we'll do terrific there and the sec is going to be very, very exciting and we expect to do very, very well. >> a nevada win reinvigorating clinton's campaign. clinton flew to texas where she held a rally at texas southern university. >> is this a great night or what? >> long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances. >> thank you, south carolina! >> after another poor showing an emotional jeb bush called it quit. >> tonight, i am suspending my campaign. >> no.
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thank you. in nevada sanders made it clear that he's not dropping out, but looking forward. >> i believe that when democrats assemble in philadelphia in july at that convention, we are going to see the results of one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> the two parties now essentially switch places, republicans face off again in nevada on tuesday, democrats vote here in south carolina on saturday. megan hughes, abc news, south carolina. >> back here in new hampshire, a manchester family was forced to sleep somewhere else after a house fire started in the garage of a home on brent street and spread upstairs and to the house next door, it took firefighters nine minutes to arrive because the neighborhood is in the south end of the city. three people got out safely, one
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injury, but was treated on the scene. >> significant smoke and some water damage and some fire damage and destroyed. >> it's a nice community, everybody watches out for everyone else and i'm sure everyone will be asking them if they need then. amy: at $100,000, the cause of investigation. a candia man is facing arson charges this morning. the state fire marshal say that steven grace yalny set fire to a home. the fire marshal says that it was intentionally set-- the intentionally set fires caused over 400 deaths, 1300 injuries and more than a billion dollars in damage nationally across the country. american medical response is
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drug overdoses this month. in manchester alone four of them. each happening within a half hour of the other on friday. >> emergency crews in nashua say they saw something saturday morning they haven't seen in years. >> but we actually had a person walk into the station this morning asking for help and they had overdosed. >> american medical response regional director has been watching the number of drug overdoses beginning to rise. >> we're continuing to see what i believe is going to be a record month, particularly in manchester with the number of overdoses, more so the number of fatal overdoses, which is month. >> there have been 42 drug overdoses since the beginning of february in manchester alone. ten since wednesday, 12 of them were fatal. >> since we've been recording the statistics over a year ago, that's the highest it's been at this point in a month. >> emergency crews say the main
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fentanyl followed by heroin. >> we're also seeing other drugs, such as a butane, cannabis mixture, you know, and still the other things that are out there. the cocaines and the methamphetamines. they're there, but not as prevalent as the heroin. >> narcan is saving lives, but they're having to use more for it to be effective. >> we're seeing the average amount of narcan for overdose increase, and telling us that the substance used is more potent, and leads you to believe it's fentanyl. >> i don't like being on television every week to tell people about the numbers. we need help. i don't know what that help is, but we need to work harder than we're working to solve this problem because it's not getting any better. >> kristen carosa, wmur news 9. amy: firefighters from dunbarton
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practicing ice rescues. four different scenarios to give people the training they need if a person or animal should fall through the ice. the goffstown fire department says they're training twice a year. we're looking to fine tune our skills. with the conditions that they are, we know the risk that people or animals could fall in ap make sure our personnel are comfortable with their skills with ice rescue and are familiar with their equipment. amy: the chief says if someone falls through the ice it's important to call 911 immediately so that crews can get to the scene just as quickly as possible. lack of snow is forcing the tamworth sled dog race to cancel. it was scheduled for next weekend, but the tamworth outing club and new england sled dog club say there's simply not enough snow cover on the trail and lake for the races. the club's already postponed the race once in january while they waited for more snow. coming up next on news 9 this
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through fiji. the death toll now at five and residents ordered to stay indoors. backing apple.
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>> good morning and welcome back. here is a look at meredith. we've got cloudy skies out there in this part of the state and we've got ridiculously warm temperatures for this time of the morning. it's 45 degrees in the lakes region and headed maybe higher than that in some spots today. we'll talk about that and the week ahead forecast in a few minutes. >> to the south pacific island of fiji now where the death toll from a ferocious cyclone is rising. six people were killed and hundreds of homes were destroyed
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authorities in fiji imposed a curfew and declared a month long state of disaster. people have been told to not go outside. the wind speeds from cyclone winston are estimated-- were estimated at 177 miles per hour. officials say this is the strongest tropical cyclone to hit fiji in recorded history. tomorrow, the u.s. coast guard will continue hearings into the missing el faro ship. this comes just days after family members and investigators listened to the haunting phone calls from the ship captain. moment before the ship sanction the captain said there was a breach in the hull and the main propulsion system failed. at the time the coast guard did not believe there was a need to abandon ship. all crew members died including those with ties with new england. investigating the shooting
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the alert was made as a precaution while investigators worked to piece together what happened early yesterday morning. both officers were shot after approaching is suspect in brooklyn brooklyn. terrorism agents believe the person may have extremist ties. both officers are expected to make a full recovery. >> rallying in more than 30 cities to back apple. the tech giant is in an encryption battle with the fbi. the fbi has a court order requiring apple to make it easier to unlock one of the san bernardino shooter's iphones, but apple is fighting that order, saying that the special software sought by the fbi could be use today break into millions of other iphones. now protests are set to take place tuesday outside of apple stores in more than 30 states. still to come this morning, ben and jerry's does it again. the special new ice cream flavor
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it is 6:13 on a sunday morning, you're looking live at the mill district in manchester on what
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch forecast. josh: we start off you wouldn't expect for highs in february let alone to start our sunday morning.
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hampshire and 40's across a good portion of the granite state. even upper 40's in spots like manchester and portsmouth there. we'll take a look at storm watch 9 spotter network temperatures out there. again, 40's all throughout a good portion of southern new hampshire. we get into the central part of the state and you can see 30's and 40's and even warm in northern new hampshire in the 30's. we'll get far north and we're near 30 degrees. the wind out of the west or at times, the west-northwest, they'll change as the cold front rolls through during the day today. and that will do a couple of things and number one, stop the temperatures from going as high as yesterday and also bring in extra clouds and the chance for more snow showers in the mountains at times. you can see those clouds thinning out the last hour or two and we're going to see some sunshine around the southern half of the state, especially this morning and then as the front rolls through during the mid day and afternoon hours, a
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it averages out to partly sunny for today. the system well to our south here will stay there going through tonight and into tomorrow morning. so, that won't bring us any precipitation over the next day or two, and here is a look at today with clouds and sunshine back and forth. some snow showers possible, as i mentioned, in the mountains and then here is the system passing to our south as rain. tonight and tomorrow, we start off after a cold front rolls through, lots of sunshine and the temperatures will be cooler tomorrow, but they'll still be in the 30's, and tuesday we start off with a lot of sunshine, and clouds may build in ahead of a system that will be to our south. let's talk about that weather system because high pressure overhead on tuesday, let's go to allow a monster system to come up toward us, but notice how it's to our west and that's usually a warm track for storms. the area of low pressure will move in, monday and tuesday
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probably late tuesday night or very early wednesday morning as mixed showers and could be snow or ice for a while and then eventually goes over to the hours on wednesday afternoon. as the system gets closer, it brings some rain, possibly heavy at times on thursday, probably heaviest the first half of thursday, maybe tapering in the afternoon, again, it's later in the week so that bears watching as that system pulls away. highs not too far from where they are now. the next hour or two and then back upwards into 40 and 50 degrees and level off as that cold front rolls through. here is tonight's lows, teens to the north and tomorrow you notice cooler, but plenty of sunshine there as that cold front rolls through later today and brings slightly cooler temperatures and more like you'd expect this time of year. wednesday and thursday, the active busy days, i guess you call them the featured days of the upcoming week with some ice, snow, and mixed precipitation going over to rain on wednesday and maybe some heavy downpours, and look at the temperatures on
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>> crazy weather, i feel like everybody has spring fever. >> days like yesterday tend to do that. >> short sleeves, sun roofs open, ice cream. >> ice cream? >> ice cream lovers rejoice, ben and jerry's, come out with a new treat to enjoy. josh: they've come up with a special nondairy ice cream. our sister station had as that story. >> when you hear ben and jerry's, ice cream likely comes to mind, but the company is ditching the cream in the new line of nondairy desserts. >> it's for our fans, and listening to them saying this is something we want and working on it for three years. >> four decadent flavors, chunky monkey and chocolate fudge bruney. coffee caramel fudge and pb and
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the face is almond milk with coconut oil mixed in. during a tour of the waterbury plant, visitors got a chance. >> i've been looking forward to this. i'm came up here for this, i've been looking around the country and they don't have it. >> they've been dabbled with nondairy making sorbets, but nothing like this. >> they said come on, make something for ice cream for us, they want the texture and cream aniness, not just sorbet, sugar and water. what we've come up with is pretty good. >> pints are already being shipped out and most stores should have them two to four weeks. something that fans are happy to hear. >> it's great that they're finally getting into this. >> yum, right? coming up, a suspect on the run puts lives in danger, why police
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and northern massachusetts will put their skills to the test at noon to three at brooklyn center. need help planning that perfect wedding? today the bridal expo is hosting the show. it's the perfect chance to meet with top wedding vendors for photographers, end entertainers, are you in the mood to listen to some tunes? head on down to fitzwilliam for the monthly series. the fitzwilliam church will host the barbershop quartet. grab snow shoes and head out to jackson. you have two opportunities to go through an instructional nature tour with expert guides. the first starts at 10 and the second at 1:00. and battle of brains in concord saturday, middle and high school students from new hampshire and
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annual state vex robotics competition. the day long competition took institute. teams tried to best each other using robots they created. the day started with practice rounds. >> it teaches about mechanical and teaches a little of electricity, electronics and programming. the robots have mechanical components, sensors, electric motors and tie together. amy: the winning teams from on to the world championships. good luck. feeling tired? turns out you have company, a new study suggests more than a third of americans aren't getting enough sleep. the c.d.c. study surveyed more than 400,000 people in all 50 states and washington d.c. the state with the most fatigued people was hawaii. while south dakota, colorado and minnesota residents reported the most shuteye.
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next half hour of news 9. a man was in the hospital and how police got him to surrender. and a supreme court justice remembered. the funeral mass for antonin scalia. we head into the break and say good morning.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do now on wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look along the seacoast looking glorious. portsmouth 47 degrees, yes, 47 degrees. here is a look at our top stories on the half hour. one man is in custody after a pursuit in salem. 24-year-old william pope was wanted for involvement in a domestic incident. when an officer spotted him yesterday, he sped off and eventually crashed. republican donald trump came out
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while hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win against bernie sanders on saturday. thousands gathered in our nation's capitol to say final goodbyes to justice antonin scalia's. scalia's, including his high court colleagues. first let's get to josh judge for a look at the weather center. josh: hi there, it's not going to be as warm as yesterday, but a pretty nice day on the way. temperatures 47 right now in goffstown, that's well above the average high temperature for the day. we're at 37 in the north country and 30's and 40's all throughout the region right now. we have some overnight mixed showers in the mountains. you see those are waning for now. a cold front is going to cross the region. that's the reason temperatures won't be as warm as yesterday and we'll max out around mid day and likely fall a little in the afternoon as clouds will thicken up a little bit and we'll see those temperatures drop as the
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a cooler air mass pushes in, still well above average. coming up in a minute, we'll talk about the storm system that will affect the week ahead and how long this mild air lasts. amy: right now, a wanted man is in the hospital following is police pursuit. more than a dozen officers in salem were involved in the chase. wmur's mike cronin is in salem with how it ended. >> police say 20-year-old william pope crashed his car and is being treated for his injuries at parkland medical center. once he's released, he'll be processed here at the police department. around 4:00 saturday afternoon, windham police alerted salem police about pope, saying he was involved in a domestic incident. an officer spotted his car at the mall at rockingham park. when he tried to pull him over, pope allegedly sped away. out of public safety, police say they called off the chase because of his excessive speed.
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a telephone pole and ran into the woods. police and his parents talked to him on his cell phone and convinced him to come out. during the chase, 16 local officers and a half dozen state police troopers were involved. >> that's probably the primary emphasis, people's safety, including his own. i'm glad nobody was hurt during the initial attempt to stop and that was the main reason i called it off, because it was getting too dangerous. >> among the charges pope will face, reckless conduct and conduct after an accident and disobeying a police officer. in salem, mike cronin, wmur news 9. amy: a serious crash in salem sent one man to the hospital. a 18-year-old pizza delivery driver was pulling out of a plaza before 7:30 and collided with a motorcycle. the 23-year-old biker was med flighted to a boston hospital with unknown injuries. police say the teen did not see the motorcycle. right now, a university of new hampshire student is recovering
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durham police arrested 20-year-old matthew gibbons and 21-year-old eric denning on assault charges. they're both students at unh and they'll be arraigned in court on monday. the victim had surgery at wentworth douglas hospital and is expected to recover. speaking via skype from russia, edward snowden says he's willing to be extradited to the u.s. if the u.s. government would guarantee him a fair trial. yesterday he delivered a keynote address at the new hampshire liberty forum and spoke from russia where he's been granted asylum. in 2014, snowden a contractor for the national security agency, nsa, went public with full extent of massive secret surveillance programs. >> the government was warrantlessly and unconstitutionally spying on people around the world and millions of people in america and he let people know. amy: well, wmur was prohibited
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we were allowed to take pictures and listen in. snowden says he's ready to accept extradition to the united states to face charges under the espionage act if he's given a jury trial where he can make a public interest defense for his actions actions. to commitment 2016 now. south carolina and nevada voters cast their ballots and the results are in. in south carolina, republican donald trump won, the unofficial results show that marco rubio ted cruz. jeb bush ended his bid for the white house. hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win over bernie sanders. here is reaction from the frontrunners. >> i am so, so thrilled and so grateful to all of my supporters out there. some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other. >> let's go, let's have a big win in nevada, let's have a big win at the sec.
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amy: next up for the remaining republican, party caucuses in nevada on tuesday. the democrats head to south carolina for their primary next saturday. republicans will caucus february 23rd and february 27th is the democratic primary in south carolina. more voters head to the polls op march first, that's known as super tuesday. 13 states, including massachusetts and vermont will choose their nominees. late justice scalia is being remembered for his service in the supreme court today. more than 3,000 people attended his funeral mass in the nation's capital yesterday. wmur's nikole killian is in our d.c. bureau with how many said their goodbyes. >> justice scalia was not only remembered as a conservative icon on the court, but also as a father and a man who loved god. at the nation's largest catholic church, a supreme court salute.
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by none other than his own son. >> we humbly employ you for your service, antonin. he led the homily. >> god bless dad as is well-known for the love for the his country. >> and humor. >> he had found himself in my confessional line. [laughter] >> and he quickly departed it. [laughter] >> the service drew dignitaries from the vice-president to presidential hopefuls, and scalia's high court colleagues, justice clarence thomas read a letter from st. paul. >> hope does not disappoint because the love of god has been poured out into our hearts. >> the tribute capped off two days of mourning after thousands, including the president and first lady, paid their respects to the late justice at the supreme court,
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un -- influential voices. another service will take place at a hotel in the nation's capital on march 1st. nikole killian, wmur, news 9. >> right now, governor maggie hassan is in washington d.c. with a meeting for governors throughout the country. threats of terrorism, the heroin epidemic and the economy during the three-day meeting and speak about the drug crisis in new hampshire and on monday, the governors will discussion their priorities and president obama. the bruins rallied from behind to beat the dallas stars. >> we're seeing more warmth out there for today. another mild day with temperatures well above average, starting off in the 40's and we're going to see temperatures staying there through the day with some clouds and sun. we'll talk about the week ahead forecast in a few minutes. >> coming up in new hampshire's business. which city in new hampshire has had an expanding economy and a
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let me put up information on the screen and you tell me which city in new hampshire this is. here it is. triple-a general obligation bond rating and a stable outlook, a management. manageable retiree costs and diverse and spending and economy. that? well, it's nashua. with me to talk about this is the former mayor of nashua who led that city for the last several years, welcome. >> thank you. >> nice to have you here and the ceo of the greater nashua chamber of commerce. >> nice to have you here. before we get into particulars, how did you do this post recession, you've had triple bond rating since the recession ended and you've got it. team. we have a great cfo, a great
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attention and you know, it's a three-way responsibility, the citizens have some responsibility, the departments, and the employees. so, for the things that we could manage, we did, and for the things that we couldn't. >> and one of the things in that fitch bond rating report, tracy, is a diverse and expanding economy, that's the chamber. >> absolutely. and you look at what we have succeeded in business in nashua and you look at becoming a center medically for the hospitals and the medical associations, the software and engineering defense spending. one of the things they refer to in the fitch report is the diversity of our economic base and that speaks well to the job, the city, chamber and other economic drivers have done to make sure we have a diverse business background. >> speaking of drivers, former mayor, let me put another graphics up.
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operating. describe what's important on that graphic for us. >> what's important, if you look at wages, benefits and pensions, those are the costs that we really can't control. to some degree we can control unions. we have 16 units and plus the merit employees. benefits, tough to control, but we made some real headway there control. if you look at the operating budget on the bottom where it shows your eight-year average at .6, what that tells you, those are the costs that we can control and so we did. the ones we can't control-- >> you have a spending cap in nashua. >> we do, an additional challenge that we have to meet. >> you have come under it? >> we've come under it every year with still money on the table and a stable tax rate, which was important. >> and the tax increases have been low? >> low, you know, stability is important. particularly the rating agencies when they look at that, they
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plan, you're able to execute it and in difficult times, it's hard to provide that stability and nashua was able to do that and showed that we followed through. >> all of this is done post recession since 2008. what about the economic strength of the city, which is clear? what do you see in terms of keeping this bond rating, in terms. economic vitality of nashua, what has to be done? >> i think a couple of things, we need to maintain that stability for businesses looking to come into the area or expand in the area, having that stability, knowing that their tax rate isn't going to jump up and down, while at the same time and kudos to donna lee and her administration, the infrastructure that needs to be invested in to continue to be a good city. more than that, as employers look for employees, having that stable tax base is also a real positive thing for people looking to move in and work in nashua. >> good. let me put up another graphic. here is one of the challenges
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faces, the size of the labor force, assuming no migration, the working age of nashua will decline 10% in the state between now and 2030 and look at hillsborough county on the second county down, minus 5.5% in the size of labor force. how do you deal with that? >> you have to work with people to make sure that they know what we have to offer here. we have to make sure that the workers that we do have are a skilled work force so businesses know to come. we have developed some partnerships over the years with the community college and others to invest in that skilled work force, to work with companies to show them what we can offer. i mean, think about it, it's new hampshire. when a company comes here and want to come here, you can't offer them tax breaks or a break on electricity, what can you offer them? you can offer them the investment in infrastructure, the stability and the partnership to get a skilled work force. and same for you at the chamber, real quick? >> one of the we need to look at.
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economy in nashua. we're not going to do it from our own population, we're going to have to welcome other people know the area. >> tracy hatch, greater nashua chamber of commerce. and thank you, and congratulations. >> thanks so much. >> if you want to see this interview again or missed part of it. go to wmur.com and click on news and click on project economy. >> now, meteorologist josh judge, with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> and hello there, on a sunday morning, with partly sunny skies out there, and mild conditions for this -- really, february? we're going to have to check the calendar here. the temperatures to start off this early morning, 43 degrees in the lakes region and even higher in some locations, 47 in manchester and at the coast, 40's in basically every community south of the white mountains and you get to the north of them and it's still in the upper 30's. normal low for this time of year for concord is it 15, so we are
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above the average 36 degree high temperature for the day. there is your wind right now out of the west, they'll gradually change to the northwest as we go through the day as a cool front rolls through the state bringing cooler conditions and also extra clouds and the chance of more snow showers in the mountains. there were some mixed showers overnight in the mountains, dry everywhere else though. and this morning, we're starting off with partly cloudy skies, these clouds here thin enough and plenty of breaks in them to see some sun this morning, but again, this front off to our northwest, it will be dropping through the state today. we'll bring, yes, the chance of some snow showers, especially on those eastern, excuse me, western and northern slopes of the mountains and some extra clouds around, so, we'll start off partly sunny, as the front rolls through you may notice clouds increasing a bit through the afternoon hours and also means our temperatures peak around mid day instead of the typical mid afternoon. a weather system to our south stays there overnight and we don't have to worry about that
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next couple of days anyway. mild conditions for today and here is the cooler air that comes in along with the cold front. so, what happens for today? not a whole lot. that's the good news. a mixture of clouds and sunshine, snow showers in the mountains, and there's that front that clears away tonight and the storm system stays to our south, riding along the front, we go back to clear skies and cooler conditions than what we've seen this weekend. tomorrow, mostly in the 30's and northern new hampshire. and we cloud up on tuesday, as a weather system to the south begins to move in and that brings some inclimate weather. mix of sunshine and mid and upper 40's in some locations. tonight we clear out slowly and go back to sunshine for tomorrow, pure sunshine, hardly any clouds in the sky. temperatures a good 10 degrees cooler for tomorrow, mostly in the 30's, so for today, we top
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from where we are right now, in the mid and upper 40's, near 50 degrees, again, those temperatures may fall during the afternoon hours, after that cold front rolls through. for tomorrow, plenty of sunshine, tuesday, sun and clouds. it's wednesday and thursday, that time frame we're watching as a large scale system moves in likely with mixed precipitation wednesday, ice, snow, sleet, a possibility going over to rain and heavier periods of rain on thursday, particularly thursday morning before that system pulls away with mild air. let's see what happens on the playing fields yesterday. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> the bruins were in dallas last night, wrapping up their six-game road trip, taking on the stars. and david krecji. feeds brad marchand, 29th goal of the season. dallas got the next three,
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stars lead after one period, but the browns, they responded by scoring the next six. marchand got his second of the game and reached 30 goals for the first time in his career, ma i had it 3-2. 35 seconds later, kevin miller throws one in and scores to tie it at three. boston got three more in the third and bruins win 7-3 and host columbus on monday. and monarchs, yesterday played the reading royals for the in third straight time. and the power play goal puts manchester in front, 1-0. the 12th of the year for him. but reading got the next three goals. find a crease and scores, 3-1 royals after two. maxim kitzan scored his 21st, and late in the third, scores
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4-3, but that's as close as they got. the monarchs had great chances with the goalie pulled down the stretch, but reading holds on for the 4-3 win and the manchester monarchs will host elmira. and there were third period goals, but not enough to beat boston university. unh falls 3-2 and dartmouth outshot cornell 33-21, but the big red win it 1-0. unh and dartmouth will close out the regular seasons next weekend with a pair of games each. the nascar season has begun in daytona this weekend. what a weekend for chase elliott. he took over the number 24. and daytona 500 and yesterday won the xfinity race. elliott able to hold off the charging l
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driver to win a xfinity race at daytona national speedway. the daytona 500 at 1:00 this afternoon and congratulations to the high school champions and runners up from wrestling, bowling, nordic skiing, that took place on saturday. if you missed our other sports segment this morning, find the results on our web page, wmur.com. that's sports, back to you. amy: still ahead on news 9 this morning, the franklin park zoo in boston has an adorable new family member. we'll introduce you to this cute kid. to our u local hot shot.
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>> i love this, a super cute baby last week. josh: baby nigerian dwarf goat named chewbacca was born just days ago. look at that, she weighed just four pounds and was standing up within hours of her birth. the zoo says that chewbacca is bright, alert and active according to the website, the nigerian goats are noted for wide range of color patterns and easy-going nature and doesn't
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be noted for being cute. amy: i have nigerian dwarf goats, did you know that. josh: no, why don't we have cameras there. amy: i have a mom and daughter. josh: maybe a web-cam. that would be fun. amy: they're cute. josh: take a look at the forecast for today. not as warm as yesterday, but well above average. partly sunny this morning and then clouds and some breaks of sun this afternoon, probably claude cloudier this afternoon and that will cap the temperatures as the cold front rolls through. wednesday and thursday those are the weather maker days of the week. amy: got to be radio silence in your complaint depth weekend. josh: everybody is happy about this. amy: news continues at the top of the hour. top stories next, a developing story from michigan overnight, a shooting spree leaves seven people dead. what we've learned so far. and also staggering new numbers shows just how many drug overdoses the granite state has
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>> now on news 9, multiple people killed in a shooting spree in michigan. what we've learned about the investigation. opioid crisis, staggering new numbers just released revealed how serious the problem is. josh: while today's weather doesn't look quite as warm as yesterday it still does look like a pretty good one. we'll take a look at high temperatures plus the impending
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amy: and commitment 2016, the results are in from nevada and south carolina. who came out on top and who said, i'm out. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do, now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, new hampshire. it's 7:00 on sunday, february 21st, i'm amy coveno. we'll get to the top stories in just a minute. first let's get the forecast, hi, josh. josh: yes, those temperatures are unbelievably mild out there this morning. we're starting out with temperatures well above what you'd expect this time of year. there's windham with sunshine. temperatures mostly in the 40's at the moment. 30's north of the notches, but typically you'd find them in the teens this time of the year in the morning. so we're so far above normal it's not funny. there is a look at mixed showers in northern new hampshire overnight. there could be more flurries at times in the mountains, later
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crossing the region. we'll start off with partly sunny skies, a mixture of clouds and sunshine and extra clouds move in at times with a cold front. still, 41 to 51 today, well above average. it cools off a little bit the next couple of days and a big large scale storm system is headed this way and tell you how much rain or snow in your full forecast. amy: we're following breaking overnight news out of michigan this morning, seven people, including a 14-year-old girl, are dead in what police are calling a series of random shootings in kalamazoo. the shootings started around 6:00 last night at a cracker barrel restaurant, a car dealership and an apartment complex. police have taken 45-year-old male suspect into custody and weapons were discovered in his vehicle. we're following this story all morning long and bring you updates as they come in. turning now to commitment 2016 coverage, it was another big night in the race for the white
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while hillary clinton took nevada. abc's megan hughes is in columbia, south carolina, with the latest on the white house. >> with two wins under their belt, hillary clinton and donald trump are looking with confident. >> we're going right to nevada and i think we're going to do terrific there and the sec's going to be very, very exciting, we expect to do very, very well. >> a nevada win reinvigorating clinton's campaign. she flew straight to texas and held a late night rally at texas southern university. >> is this a great night or what? >> long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances. >> thank you, south carolina. >> after another poor showing, an emotional jeb bush called it quits. >> tonight i am suspending my campaign. >> no. >> yeah, yeah.
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>> in nevada sanders made it clear that he's not dropping out, but looking forward. >> i believe that when democrats assemble in philadelphia in july at that convention, we are going to see the results of one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> the two parties now essentially switch places, republicans face-off again in nevada on tuesday. democrats vote here in south carolina next saturday. megan hughes, abc news, columbia, south carolina. amy: back here, a manchester family was forced to sleep somewhere else because of a house fire. it started in a garage on brent street and spread upstairs and to the house next door. it took firefighters some time to arrive because they're on the
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one was treated at the scene. >> significant smoke and some water damage and fire damage and the garage was totally destroyed. >> it's a very nice community over here and everybody watches out for everybody else and, you know, i'm sure everyone will be asking them if they need help. amy: damage to the house estimated at $100,000. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. a candia man faces arson charges this morning. the state fire marshal says that 57-year-old steven gracyalny set 57-year-old steven gracyalny set fire to a home on hook road. he's held on $50,000 cash bail. american medical response is reporting a staggering number of drug overdoses this month. in manchester alone, there have been 42. four of them happened on friday within a half hour of each other. wmur's kristen carosa has the story. kristen: emergency crews in nashua say they saw something saturday morning they haven't seen in years.
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walk into the station this morning asking for help and they had overdosed. kristen: american medical response regional director has been watching the number of drug overdoses continuing to rise. >> we're continuing to see what i believe is going to be a record month, particularly in manchester with the number of overdoses, more so, the number of fatal overdoses, which is already in double digits for the month. kristen: there have been 42 drug overdoses since the beginning of february in manchester alone. ten since wednesday, 12 of them were fatal. >> since we've been recording statistics over a year ago, that's the highest it's ever been at this point in the month. >> emergency crews say the main culprit is fentanyl followed by heroin. >> but we're also seeing other drugs such as a butane, cannabis mixture and, you know, still the other things out there, the cocaines and the methamphetamines and those are
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as prevalents as the fentanyl and the heroin. kristen: the state says that narcan is saving lives, but they have to use more of it to be effective. >> we're seeing the amount of narcan needed increased which tells us the substances used are more potent which is leading to the thought it's fentanyl behind this. kristen: it's taking its toll on crews. >> i don't like being on television every week telling about the numbers. we need help. i don't know what that is, but we need to work harder than we're already working to solve this problem because it's not getting better. kristen: kristen carosa, wmur news 9. amy: firefighters from dunbarton and goffstown were training on the ice, should a person or animal fall through the ice. the trainings are held twice a year. >> we're looking at an opportunity for us to fine tune our skills for rescue, so with the ice conditions that they are, we know the risk, that
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could fall in so we want to make sure our personnel are comfortable with their skills with ice rescue and are familiar with their equipment. >> the chief says if someone falls through the ice it's important to call 911 right away so that crews can get on the scene as quickly as possible. lack of snow forcing the tamworth sled dog race to cancel. it was scheduled for last month, but they simply say there isn't enough snow on the trails and lake for the races. the club postponed once in january while they waited for more snow. coming up on news 9 this morning. a massive tropical cyclone tears through fiji. the death toll now at six. residents ordered to stay
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>> good morning, sunday morning, 7:10. department of social servicestown here, if you head outside, you may not need a jacket, if you don't wear a jacket with temperatures mild like this. temperatures today in the 40's and then falling. we'll talk about that with the week ahead forecast coming up. amy: to the south pacific island of fiji where the death toll from a ferocious cyclone is rising. officials say six people were killed, hundreds of homes destroyed. authorities in fiji imposed a curfew and declared a month long state of disaster. people have been told not to go outside. wind speeds from cyclone winston were estimated at 177 miles per hour. officials say this is the
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hit fiji in recorded history. tomorrow, the u.s. coast guard will continue hearings into the missing el faro ship. this comes days after family members and investigators listened to the haunting phone call from the ship captain. moments before the ship sank, there was a breach in the hull and ship taking on water and main propulsion system failed. at the time the coast guard did not believe the ship was in disdress and there was no need to abandon ship. all crew members died including seven with ties to new england. and more than 30 cities, protests are backing apple. they're in an encryption battle with the fbi. there is a court order to unlock one of the san bernardino shooter's phones. but they're saying it could be used to break into millions of other iphones. protests are set to take place in tuesday outside of apple
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ben and jerry's does it again. a special new flavor from the vermont-based company. it's 7:12 on a sunday morning, you're looking at the
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with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> good sunday morning to you. we're starting off with sunshine some places and also warmer temperatures, if you're headed out this morning, you may be surprised how warm it is when you walk out the door. >> here is warner with kearsarge in the background. temperature 43 degrees right now and check out the temperatures around the region. 30's and 40's at this time of the morning in february, not very often that we see that, except for perhaps this year. the spotter temperatures around the region, southeastern new hampshire seeing low to mid 40's in general. upper 30's and lower 40's in southwestern new hampshire. we head to central parts of the state around the lakes region and the upper valley you're in the upper 30's to either side of 40 degrees, really. and 30's in areas north of the notches. well above what you'd expect this time of year, even for high temperatures. all right, there's the wind out of the west, they'll shift to
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the day. and a cold front sweeps through the state. it's a weak one, but it does bring some extra clouds with it at times and some snow showers that could kick off in the mountains. notice how there were some mixed showers overnight after you saw rain in the north country. today we're going to just see the chance of some snow showers or snow flurries at times, that's the cold front that drops through. a fairly weak one. sunshine south of the mountains and see the front roll through clouds with breaks of sunshinement around mitt -- midday they get halted. we're watching this weather system, that stays harmlessly to the south, just all rain and to the west. that's the next weather to watch for the next couple of days, it takes our mild temperatures and shoves them to our south and brings cooler air down for the next couple of days as well. cooler the next few days, but
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on the way. here is today with the cold front rolling through, sometimes when the clouds thicken up and snow showers are kicked off in the mountains. otherwise a mixture of clouds and sunshine and temperatures remaining close to where they are now, maybe higher for a time in the midday hours, cooling tonight and tomorrow. look at the sunshine we'll see for your monday. all right, let's take a look at high temperatures that we'll be expecting through next couple of days. today in the 40's and tomorrow cooler, that cooler air setting up shop on tuesday so that when the next system moves in on wednesday from the south, it starts out as mixed precipitation, some snow, some sleet, freezing rain, a possibility, especially wednesday morning and mid day before the warmer weather takes over in the afternoon. and then this weather system stays to our west and brings the possibility of some heavy rain, that will be on thursday. so, yeah, an interesting middle portion of the week. but today those temperatures topping off, not too far from
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upper 40's in a lot of locations and cooler, but sunny for tomorrow, there's the week ahead. i mentioned wednesday and thursday are the days to watch this week thursday with temperatures in the 50's ensuring rain. so, it's going to be a warm one. today and the next several days. amy: ice cream weather? >> no. amy: we have an ice cream story. josh: that was yesterday. weather. josh: think of yesterday when we read this. amy: ben and jerry's is coming out with a frozen treat. josh: they've come up with some nondairy ice cream and from our sister station wptz has the story. >> when you hear ben and jerry's, ice cream comes to mind, it's ditching it in the new line of dairy desserts. while. this is something we want. three years how. flavors. two are spins on iconic favorites.
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only available in nondairy. coffee caramel fudge and pb and cookies. instead of milk and cream, the base is almond milk with coconut oil mixed in. >> tastes like real ice cream. >> during a tour of ben and jerry's waterbury plant, visitors got a chance to try the new flavors. >> i've been looking forward to this. actually came up here for this and trying to find it everywhere in the country and didn't have it yet. >> since the beginnings in 1978, ben and jerry's has dabbled with nondairy, nothing like this. >> for people who are lactose intolerant. come on, make something more like ice cream for us, they want the creaminess and texture that happens and not just sorbet and sugar and water. what we've come up with here is pretty good. >> ben and jerry's says that pints are shipped out and most stores should have them in two to four weeks. something that fans like fiona
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>> it's great they're finally getting into this. >> would you try it? >> sure. >> you sound really into this, this is a big deal for you, apparently. >> well, i'm happy for people who can't eat dairy and i'm happy i can eat dairy. >> i think it's worth a try, how terribly open minded of you. >> bringing home heroes of war. the new legislation that helps family find their loved ones, decades after they went missing in action. >> a suspect tries to run from police, putting lives in danger, why the suspect was allegedly
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>> in the midst of political actions taken against north korea, a humanitarian effort has renewed hope of making a difference. a coalition of families from new hampshire helped push for a change in congressional legislation. wmur's jennifer crompton has the story. >> lieutenant harold hal downs was 26 when his b-26 went down over north korea. it was january, 1952. he's been listed as missing in action ever since. to this day his family, like so many others, are looking for closure. sun rick was just three and a half when his father disappeared.
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>> she has a different kind of wound that she's working on. so we are with an organization that-- of family members across the country who are trying to heal this wound. >> rick downs now lives in portsmouth and has a son and president of korean and cold war veterans, works for the fullest possible accounting of all the missing. >> 7800 guys and over 5,000 are waiting in north korea in some way for us to find them. >> there were some recovery missions between the late '90s and 2005, but political tensions with north korea shut a door he is trying to push back open and as tensions reescalate, he contacted senator jeanne shaheen about exempting p.o.w.-mia missions from sanctions, a bill she worked on. so we included that and it's passed and is on the president's desk. >> now if an opportunity arrives, they can take it.
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father's plane went down and talk to the villager and say, yes, he was buried over there or we saw him marched off as a p.o.w. we can't do that if there's some-- any kind of hindrance at all. jennifer crompton, wmur, news 9. amy: now to middle and high school students in vermont came together for the vex robotics competition. it took place at new hampshire technical institute. teams tried to best each other using robots they created. the day started with practice rounds and ended with qualifying rounds. >> it teaches about mechanicals and electronics and programming. they have mechanical components and sensors and electric motors and they all tie together. amy: the winning teams from saturday's competition will go feeling tired? turns out you're not alone. a new study suggests more than a
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getting enough sleep. the c.d.c. study surveyed more than 4,000 people in 50 states and washington d.c. the state with the most tired people was hawaii and while south dakota and colorado and minnesota residents reported the most shut eye. here is a look at what's coming up in our next half hour of news 9 this morning. a police pursuit ends with and ma in the hospital. a supreme court justice remembered.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. >> good morning, it's 7:30, i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look at the big lake in meredith. the sun sparkling off the water there and 43 degrees, here is look at top stories on the half hour.
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pursuit in salem. 20-year-old william pope was wanted for a domestic incident when an officer spotted him, he sped off and eventually crashed. republican donald trump came out on top in south carolina while democrat hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win over bernie sanders on saturday. thousands gathered in our nation's capital to say their final goodbyes to justice antonin scalia. it drew dignitaries from the vice-president to presidential hopefuls and high court colleagues. we'll have more, but first a look at the weather with josh judge. josh: i looked at the calendar, amy, it's supposed to be february out there, but it's 45 degrees in concord right now and 40's across a good portion of the granite state. 30's elsewhere out there. as you can see northern new hampshire in the upper 30's and look at the snow showers we've had in some parts of the granite state, but those have pulled away in northern new hampshire, but there could be more snow
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front will be crossing the state mid day and this afternoon. look at high temperatures again for today, well above average in the 40's, even some spots near the seacoast and southeastern new hampshire getting near 50 degrees. amazing stuff out there. we're going to take a look coming up at the rest of the week ahead and i'm going to try to figure this out. the calendar says february, it's more like march or april, i may have to throw the calendar out, it doesn't have anything to do with anything right now. we'll talk about the week ahead coming up. amy: right now, a wanted man is in the hospital after a police pursuit. more than a dozen officers in salem were involved in the crash. wmur's mike cronin is in salem with how the chase ended. mike: police say 20-year-old william pope crashed his car and is treated for his injuries at parkland medical center. once he's released he'll be processed here at the police department. around 4:00 saturday afternoon, windham police alerted salem police about pope and they say he was involved in a domestic
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car at the mall at rockingham park, when they tried to pull him over, pope allegedly sped away on route 93 and got off at exit 2. out of public safety police called off the chase because of his excessive speed. he was located on main street where he allegedly crashed nearby to a telephone pole and ran into the woods. police and parents talked to him on his cell phone and convinced him to come out. during the chase, 16 local officers and a half dozen state police troopers were involved. >> that's probably the primary emphasis, people's safety. including his own, i'm glad that nobody was hurt during the initial attempt to stop and that was the main reason why i called it off because it was too dangerous. >> among the charges pope will face reckless conduct and conduct, and disobeying a police officer. amy: a serious crash in salem
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police say a 18-year-old pizza delivery driver was pulling out of north bradway and collided with a motorcycle. the 23-year-old biker was med flighted to a boston hospital with unknown injuries. police say the teenager did not see the motorcycle. a fire in campton is under investigation. they responded to a snowmobile fire near branch brook campground. they put out the flames in a few minutes, the snowmobile was destroyed. fortunately, no one was hurt. right now, university of new hampshire student is recovering after a stabbing. durham police arrested 20-year-old matthew gibbons and 21-year-old eric denning on assault charges. they're both students at unh. they'll be arained in court on monday. the victim had surgery at wentworth douglas hospital and is expected to recover. a somber anniversary now. it's been 13 years since the rhode island nightclub fire in west warwick. 100 people died when a fire
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the band, great white, set off fireworks which ignited flammable foam inside the club. organizers of a memorial site have raised 1.6 million dollars of their $2 million goal. construction is underway. the project is on track to be finished by october. well, speaking via skype from russia, edward snowden says he's willing to be extradited if they give him a fair trial. he was at the new hampshire liberty forum and spoke from russia where he's been granted asylum. in 2014, snowden, from nsa went public with the full extent of secret mass surveillance programs. >> the government was warrantlessly and unconstitutionally spying on billions of people around the world and millions of people in america, and he let people know. amy: well, wmur was prohibited
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remarks, we were permitted to take pictures and listen in. snowden says he's ready to accept extradition to the u.s. to face charges under the the espionage act if he's given a jury trial to make a defense for his actions. late justice scalia is remembered for his service in the supreme court. mo are than 3,000 people attended his funeral mass in the nation's capital yesterday. justice scalia was not only remembered as a conservative icon on the court, but as a father and man who loved god. he was honored by his own son, father paul scalia. >> he was dad. he was the father that god gave us for the great adventure of family life. sure, he forgot our names at times or mixed them up, but there are nine of us. amy: another memorial service
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march 1st. right now, governor maggie hassan is in washington d.c. for a meeting with governors from across the country. governors are discussing threats of terrorism, the heroin epidemic and the economy during the three-day meeting. governor hassan will speak out about a committee and on monday, the governors will discuss their priorities with president obama. we hope you stay with us. coming up next, cannabis cure, the high security medical marijuana study that just wrapped up and the granite state family who says the results could change their life. josh: take a look at those clouds that will be to our south as we go through the next couple of days. lots of sunshine on our way, but cooler temperatures, too, we've got the forecast coming up. amy: more high school hardware was handed out this weekend.
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>> medical marijuana is on track to be available to patient in new hampshire by next year.
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wrapped up under ultra tight security testing the effectiveness of a nonpsychoactive extract from the cannabis on epilepsy. do you have something funny in your brain? >> seizures. >> seizures. do they hurt? >> yeah. old. loves nascar and hockey and his little brother nate. colton has a rare form of epilepsy that ravages his young body. >> if i have to describe it in one word, horrible. with colton it started at a very young age so we've been dealing with this since he was about three months old. dr. richard morris has been treating colton since infancy and when he was three or four
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rare form of the disease. dravay's syndrome. >> they're having prolonged convulsions, and not just seizures, it's a prolonged seizure state. >> according to dr. morris, there are two or three cases in new hampshire. nationally, it affects more than 2000 children. traditional seizure medications were powerless to stop colton's mow recent grand mal seizure in october, so severe and prolonged, he was med flighted to dartmouth. my husband and i were looking at each other going, he's 11, 11, here he is intubated on a breathing machine in icu. all we could say is he's 11. >> by the age two, cognitively, speech is delayed and autistic
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sudden, unexplained death in epilepsiment word spread about a little girl in colorado whose mother happened into what appeared to be a miracle cure, marijuana. the extract is called cbd. . >> which is an extract from the cannabis plant, it's the nonpsychoactive component. >> colton and dartmouth hitchcock medical center are part of an international drug trial testing the effectiveness of cdb on the syndrome. >> we're a little behind and i feel like the medical profession has missed a little bit of an opportunity to study it properly and it's grown quite a bit in nonmedical world. >> the f.d.a. and the drug enforcement agency regulate the cannabis medication even though it has no psychoactive properties because it contains no thc. dea regulations require the
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in two safes in the then-- when they go to get the drug to dispense it, they have to have two people who go together and check and double-check. they don't quite wear handcuffs, but it seems almost like it. >> the strict double blind steady is three months long. colton takes the medication which could be a plea-- placebo twice every day. and the doctor says it should be examined clinically citing many parents who go rogue administering unknown concentrations cbd via enriched hemp oil in an effort to help their children. >> it's probably going to be a good drug, probably going to help a good number of people, but it's not a cure-all. >> janice says when the study is over she'll do whatever it takes to get cbd for her son and even considered moving to colorado like other families where the medication is easily accessed. >> before you criticize me, i
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day in my world and tell me you wouldn't do the same thing, particularly if you could have spent that day a month ago, you know? he was on a ventilator, knowing he's not breathing on his own. you're going to criticize me? >> according to the company's website, nearly half of the participants are reporting up to a 50% reduction in the number of seizures. every participate, including the placebo group, including colton will be allowed to access the medication, his mother tells us he's on the medication now and they are delighted. >> now, the forecast. josh: some of the granite state seeing sunny starts to the day. 45 degrees and you'll notice the high in portsmouth was 51 and that was, of course, overnight as we cooled down from yesterday's warm temperatures.
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high temperature for today. but the temperatures have fallen since, but not all that much. it's february and we're supposed to be in the teens this time of the morning in southern new hampshire and even colder to the north on average, but that's simply not the case. winds out of the west are keeping things just breezy out there. 5 to 15 miles per hour winds right now with light gusts at times. the clouds have been slowly eroding away. thickest in northern and western parts of the state right now, where there's been some snow showers overnight. they're waning, but more will be on tap at times around the mountains. meanwhile, these areas of the state right here are seeing the sunshine this morning, there's a look off to our northwest at the snow showers and areas of snow, rather, that are farming thanks to that cold front right along the cold front and as that approaches us and moves through the state during the mid day and afternoon hours into tonight, we'll see some of the snow showers move into northern parts of the state. so, keep in mind that's a
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the rest of us are starting off with some sunshine and we're watching this system stay to our south today. that means we look west for our weather and it's fairly calm. so, a couple of calm days are on the way, but it gets cooler after today. the cold front that moves through brings in chillier air for tomorrow. around average, maybe above average for tomorrow and then average to below average on tuesday. so, a couple of calm days, but cooler than what we've seen this weekend for sure. yesterday was very mild and today, still, quite mild for this time of year. starting up with some sun, some clouds will across at times as there also could be some showers in the mountains thanks to that cold front that rolls through the state today and as it pushes to the south, it routes that storm system i showed you to our south as well. and brings in lots of sunshine again, a little cooler for tomorrow, but still, about average for what you'd expect this time of year for february temperatures and tuesday we start to see a few clouds thickening up a bit.
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temperatures to stay in the mid and even upper 40's at times in southern new hampshire. know the a real big bump from where we are now. they level off and fall a bit through the afternoon thanks to the cool front. down to the 20's and 30's for tonight and tomorrow and there's all of that sunshine to expect with temperatures in the 30's. so it shakes out like this, temperatures in the mid and upper 40's across the northern parts of the state, it will be a little bit cooler, of course, and there's a look at the rest of the weekend and into the week ahead. the big system that's going to be arriving this week is wednesday into thursday. it arrives wednesday and there's cool air in place which means it could begin late tuesday night and tuesday morning, snow and sleet and freezing rain and ice and over to rain and likely thursday. thursday there could be some heavy downpours as the temperatures warm up into the 40's and 50's so an interesting week ahead, but it looks like a largely rain system, out of it,
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>> rain boots, not snow boots in february. thanks, josh. and this just into our news room. we've learned that the suspect in an overnight shooting in kalamazoo, michigan is this man, 45-year-old jason doulton. it was originally reported that seven people were killed. police now correcting that, saying six have died, two other people severely injured in those random shootings. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> hey, everyone, the bruins wrapped up the six game road trip in dallas last night. a good start for the bruins, david krejci. and feeds the 29th goal of the season, 1-0. dallas scored the next three goals, patrick sharpe makes it a lead after one period and then the bruins, they respond by scoring the next six, marchand gets his second of the game and reaches 30 goals for the first
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and 35 seconds later, kevin miller throws one in from the blue line,s just like that, tied at 3 and ericson in the second is going to get what proved to be the game winner, it was originally waved off, but you could see that he slapped the puck in before it crossed the line so he didn't kick it in. it's a good goal. the bruins win 7-3 and they'll host columbus on monday. four games in five days for the manchester monarchs and they played three straight against the reading royals. lightner gets the power play goal, his 12th of the season made it 1-0 monarchs. reading scored the next three, in the second period, finding a crease and scores, 3-1 after two. in the third, maxim kitzan gets behind the defenders, nice move, made it 3-2. leslie got a goal, but it wasn't enough. reading holds on to win, 4-3.
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this afternoon at 3:00. unh and dartmouth both in action last night. two third period goals, but it wasn't enough to beat boston university who wins it 3-2. and dartmouth outshot cornell. the big red get a big win. they'll close out the regular season with two games apiece next weekend. college hockey on saturday afternoon, a packed house at sullivan arena. st. anselm hosting southern new hampshire for the semifinals. vin demato slapped in the loose puck to put them ahead. second period looking for more, but ryan slatkey comes up with one of 37 saves on the day for him. still in the second period though, demato roofs his second goal of the game and he would get another one in the third to complete the hat trick. st. anselm wins 3-0. and they play for the title that's next saturday.
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in daytona this weekend and what a weekend so far for chase elliott. he took over the number 24 from jeff gordon who retired after last season and won the poll for the daytona 500. yesterday, the xfinity race and a great finish as elliott somehow able to hold off a charging joey legano. he was the youngest driver to win a xfinity race at the track. the racing championships in three locations on saturday. that's dylan chaffee in the consolation match. and how about the big boys in 285 pounds again, consolation match, john littlefield of nashua north won third place. bedford's won the 285 pound championship.
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with two champions, four runners ups. and concord was second with thee individual champions and pinkerton third. and windham took home the team championship with brooklyn finishing as the state runner up. goffstown's connor bourke was named outstanding wrestler, winning his fourth straight title. this time in the 145 pound weight class. and in division three, campbell was the host and campbell takes the d-3 title and took in adam hayward pin and took 285 pounds to seal it. the cougars had two state champions with three runners up. and plymouth had individual champions at different weight classes and white mountain finished third. the bowling championships held hat spare time in manchester on
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pinkerton advanced and it was king and stevens in the championship flight and in the end, the black birds won four of six games and beat stevens so they are the 2016 champions, the first ever bowling title in school history for keene. the individual championships will take place next weekend. and the nordic meet of champions held in fryberg, maine, yesterday. andrew doherty of kennett so congratulations to the teams and individuals that competed on saturday. that's sports, back to you. amy: thanks, jason, still ahead here on news 9 this morning. the franklin park zoo in boston
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>> well, a zoo in boston welcomed a baby. josh: a baby nigerian goat named chewbacca was born. amy: does he look like chewbacca? >> she is bright alert and cute. amy: so cute. josh: it does look like a chewbacca a little bit. a quick look at the weather, it's going to be mild out there, but cooler for tomorrow and watching wednesday and thursday, more on that next hour. amy: the news does continue at the top of the hour. today's top stories next. a developing story from michigan
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leaves six people dead and what we've learned so far. staggering numbers show just how many drug everdoses the granite
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>> now on news 9. breaking overnight, multiple people killed in a shooting spree in michigan. what we've learned about the investigation. opioid crisis, staggering new
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just how serious the problem is. >> while today's weather doesn't look quite as warm as yesterday, it still does look like a pretty good one. we'll take a look at today's high temperatures, plus the impending storm for the week ahead. amy: commitment 2016, the results are in from nevada and south carolina. who came out on top and who said, i'm out? >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, new hampshire. 8:00 on sunday, february 21st, i'm amy coveno. we'll get to the top stories shortly. first over to the weather center with josh judge and take a look at the important weekend forecast. josh: it's starting off so mild this time of year, 46 degrees in manchester right now with partly sunny skies, you don't expect that to be like this in february, in the morning, but here we are with temperatures this morning much warmer. about 10 degrees higher than our average high temperature for the
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30's and 40's out there at the moment. we had some overnight mixed showers in the mountains and they've waned, but there could be more as there's a front that will be crossing through the region today and that's generating snow showers here which could move over northern new hampshire later on. otherwise, clouds and sunshine through the day today with a few flurries north. the highs once again, except for the cold front that rolls through and sort of caps the temperatures for today. we'll take a look at that week ahead. a storm system will affect us, about mid to late week. details on that in a few minutes minutes. amy: new information coming into our news room in the past few minutes about a story we've been following all night long. we've learned that this is the suspect in that overnight shooting spree in kalamazoo, michigan, 45-year-old jason doulton. it was originally reported seven people had been killed, police corrected that, six people are dead, two others severely injured.
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at a cracker barrel restaurant, a car dealership and apartment complex. we'll continue to follow the story and bring you updates as they happen. turning now to commitment 2016 coverage. another big night in the race for the white house. donald trump won south carolina while hillary clinton took nevada. abc's megan hughes is in columbia, south carolina with the latest. >> with two wins under their belts, hillary clinton and donald trump are now looking ahead to the next contest with confidence. >> we're going right to nevada and i think we're going to do terrific there and the sec is going to be very, very excited. we expect to do, very, very well well. >> clinton flew straight to texas where she held a late night rally at texas southern uiversity. >> is this a great night or what? >> long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances.
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>> after another poor showing an emotional jeb bush called it quits. >> tonight i am suspending my campaign. >> no. >> yeah, yeah. >> we love you, jeb. >> thank you. [applause] >> in nevada, sanders made it clear that he's not dropping out, but looking forward. >> i believe that when democrats assemble in philadelphia in july at that convention, we are going to see the results of one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> the two parties now essentially switch places, republicans face off again in nevada on tuesday. democrats vote here in south carolina next saturday. megan hughes, abc news, columbia, south carolina. >> back here in new hampshire, a manchester family was forced to sleep elsewhere last night after a house fire. it started in the garage on
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upstairs into the house next door. it took firefighters nine minutes to arrive becaused neighborhood is in the south end of the city. and three people got out safely and one firefighter suffered a minor injury, but was treated on the scene. >> significant smoke and some water damage and some fire damage. the garage is destroyed. >> very nice community over here and everybody watches out for everybody else and i'm sure that everyone is going to be asking them if they need help. >> damage to the house estimated at $100,000, the cause remains under investigation. >> a candia man is under investigation, they say that steven gracyalny set fire to a home on hook road. he's held on $50,000 cash bail. american medical response is reporting a staggering number of drug overdoses this month. in manchester alone there have been 42. four of them happened friday,
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other. wmur's kristen carosa has the story. kristen: emergency crews in nashua say they saw something saturday morning they haven't seen in years. >>, but we actually had a person walk into the station this morning asking for help and they had overdosed. kristen: american medical response has been watching the number of drug overdoses continuing to rise. >> we're continuing to see what i believe is going to be a record month, particularly in manchester with the number of overdoses, more so the number of fatal overdoses, which is already in double digits for the month. >> there have been 42 drug overdoses since the beginning of february in manchester alone. ten since wednesday, 12 of them were fatal. >> since we've been recording statistics over a year ago shall that's the highest it's ever been in a month. >> emergency crews say the main culprit is still fentanyl followed by heroin.
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drugs, such a -- as a butane cannabis, the cocaines, and the methamphetamines, those are there, but certainly not as prevalent as the fentanyl or the heroin. >> they say that the heroin narcan is saving lives, but using more of it to be effective. >> we're seeing the average amount of narcan increases which tells us the substances being used are even more potent which is leading you to the thought that it's fentanyl hyped this. >> it's something that's taking a toll on crews. >> i don't like being on television every week telling the numbers. i don't know what the help is, but we're working hard to solve this problem because it's not getting better. amy: firefighters from dunbarton
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ice practicing ice rescues in case a person or animal falls through the ice. they're held twice a year. >> with the ice conditions that they are, we know the risk that people or animals could fall in and we want to make sure our personnel are comfortable with their skills with ice rescue and are familiar with their equipment. amy: the chief says if someone falls through the ice it's important to call 911 right away so that crews can get on the scene as quickly as possible. coming up next on news 9 this morning, a massive tropical cyclone tears through fiji. the death toll now at five. indoors. plus, backing apple. protesters across the country
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>> good morning and welcome back. look at blue skies and sunshine in windham this morning with temperatures in the 40's. it feels so mild as you head
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february this morning, that's for sure. we'll see where those temperatures head as a cold front rolls through this afternoon and for the upcoming week as well in just a few minutes. amy: to the south pacific island of fiji now where the death toll from a ferocious cyclone is rising. officials say six people were killed and hundreds of homes destroyed. authorities in fiji imposed a curfew and declared a month long state of disaster and people have been told to not go outside. wind speeds from cyclone winston were estimated at 177 miles per hour. officials say this is the strongest tropical cyclone to hit fiji in recorded history. tomorrow, the u.s. coast guard will continue hearings into the missing el faro ship days after family members and investigators listened to haunting phone calls from the ship captain. moments before the ship sank, the captain said there was a breach in the hull, the ship was taking on water and the main
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at the time the coast guard did not believe the ship was in distress and there was no need to abandon the ship. all the crew died including seven from new england. the task force is investigating the shooting of two new york city police officers. a spokesperson for the department says the alert was made as a precaution as investigators worked to piece together what happened early yesterday morning. both officers were shot after approaching a suspect in brooklyn. terrorism agents believe the suspect may have extremist ties. both officers are expected to make a full recovery. right now, protesters are planning to rally in more than 30 cities to back apple, the tech giant is in an incryption battle with the fbi. the fbi has a court order requiring apple to make it easier to unlock one of the sap bernardino's iphones. apple is fighting that, saying the special order sought by the fbi could be used to break into other iphones. they're set to take place in
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still to come here this morning, ben and jerry's will do it again. a special flavor from the vermonten had based company. it's 8:12, you're looking live at the city of manchester. traffic light at this hour on
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> we've got clouds and sunshine this sunday morning and temperatures unbelievable for this time of the morning, we're in the 40's and a good portion of the granite state and 30's to the north and west and 43 with clouds and sun, we'll see intervals through the day today. as the cold front crosses the region, it will keep it cooler this afternoon. otherwise temperatures would be higher than where we're headed for the mid day and early afternoon hours. there's your current temperatures and the winds not that strong out there, but they're up to about 5 to 15 miles per hour, mostly out of the west. they eventually shift to the northwest and that brings in cooler temperatures for tomorrow, but plenty of sunshine is in our future as well. so no major storminess for the next couple of days. things will be fairly calm.
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hampshire, we had sunshine yesterday. today as we go through, a cold northwest. it's along the canadian border. those areas of snow could move over northern new hampshire. as that front comes south. it pushes the jetstream south and keeps this away from us. there's the cool air that it drags down and as you can see, the temperatures there to the north, much cooler so we'll be around average for the next couple of days after today. but today, another mild one, we're seeing clouds and sunshine and more to the east, as that crosses through the state, some snow showers will touch off in the mountains and at times you'll see some clouds increase in other parts of the state as well. it will be intervals back and forth through the day today. and as it's to the south, i mentioned the storm system stays to our south and recruited, a
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between today and tomorrow, and tuesday as well. tuesday ahead of the next system, it will bring a mix of some ice, snow, sleet and freezing rain and rain on wednesday and thursday, you'll see that on the seven day. a look today at clouds and sunshine, temperatures in the 40's to even 50 degrees in some spots, cooling off tonight with the cold front. the difference tomorrow. plenty of sunshine, blue skies with temperatures in the 30's and even the 20's to the north. so for northern new hampshire, a look at the temperatures, a little bit cooler, lower 40's there. mid and upper 40's, and head farther south, 20's tonight, except for the mountains where you're in the teens and there is a look at tomorrow, 20's to the north and 30's to the south. so a little bit cooler for both monday and tuesday and then it's wednesday and thursday that we'll be watching closely, wednesday as the storm system moves into the cold air and starts off with some ice and snow and eventually goes over to rain and that rain continues,
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thursday as temperatures rise into the 50's. amy: amazing. josh: the ups and downs of this incredible winter continue. amy: crazy. ice cream lovers rejoice, ben and jerry's is coming out with a frozen treat more people will be able to enjoy. josh: the vermont company has come up with a special nondairy ice cream and reporter keele smith from our sister station wptz has the story. >> when you hear ben and jerry's, ice cream comes to mind. but they're ditching the dairy for this dessert. >> they say this is something we want and we've been working on it for three years now. >> the result four decadent flavors, two are spins on iconic favorite, chunky monkey and brownie. but nondairy, fudge and cream
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it's almond milk based with coconut oil mixed in. visitors got a chance to try new flavors. >> it's just as good as i was expecting. i've been looking forward to this and actually i came up here for this, i've been trying to find it everywhere in the country and they didn't have it yet. >> since the beginnings in 1978, ben and jerry's has dabbled with nondairy making sorbets, but nothing quite like this. >> for people who are lactose intolerant, come on, make something that's like ice cream for us, they want the creaminess and texture and not just sorbet that's fruit and sugar and water. we think what we've come up with here is pretty good. >> they say that pints are already shipped out and most stores should have them in two to four weeks. something fans like fiona finley hart, are happy to hear. >> it's great that they're finally getting into this. >> great news. next on news 9 this morning, a suspect on the run puts lives in danger.
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>> looking to get outdoors today? how about a snow shoe tour or maybe you'd like to stay inside and chow down. here is a look at what's happening, new hampshire. >> warm up at the second annual brookline chili soup chowder cookoff. today in southern new hampshire and northern massachusetts will put their skills to the test. our own stephanie woods is among
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noon to 3:00, the brookline center. need help planning that perfect wedding it's a perfect chance to meet with wedding vendors, photographers, entertainers, caterers and florists. it starts at 1:00 at the radisson in manchester. are you in the mood to listen to tunes? head on down to fitzwilliam at 2:00 to start the monthly music series. the community church will host the harpsaccord barbershop quartet. head down to jackson. you have two opportunities to go on to two-hour long instructional nature tour. the first at 10:00 and the sec at 1:00 at the jackson skiing center. the battle of the brains in concord. middle and high school students from new hampshire and vermont go for the vex robotics competition.
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institute. teams try to best each other using the robots they created. the day started with practice rounds and ended with qualifying rounds. >> it teaches about mechanical and electricity and electronics and programming. these robots usually have mechanical components and sensors and electric motors and they all tie together. >> the winning teams from saturday's competition will go on to the world's championships. >> feeling tired, turns out you've got company. a new study suggests more than a third of americans are not getting enough sleep. the c.d.c. study surveyed more than 400,000 people in all 50 states and washington d.c. the state with the most tired people was hawaii. while south dakota, colorado and minnesota residents reported the most shuteye. here is a look what's coming up in our next half hour of news 9 this morning. a police pursuit ends with a man in the hospital. how police got him to surrender.
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the funeral mass for antonin scalia. we have a live look at the
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do, now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, it's 8:30, i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look at hampton beach. somebody getting an early morning stroll in there has the beach to themselves. here are the stories on the half hour. one man is following a pursuit in salem. 20-year-old william pope was wanted for involvement in a domestic incident when an officer spotted him. he sped off and eventually crashed. republican donald trump came out on top in south carolina while democrat hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win on saturday. thousands gathered in our nation's capital to say their final goodbyes to justice antonin scalia.
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vice-president to presidential hopefuls and his high court colleagues. first let's check with josh judge in the weather center. josh: hi, it's a mild start. 47 degrees at the seacoast. that's a good 10 degrees higher than the average high temperature for today. temperatures in the low to mid 40's all throughout central and southern new hampshire and upper 30's in northern new hampshire. there were mixed snow showers overnight and there could be a few more, especially later on today, as this batch of snow here is headed toward northern new hampshire along with a cool front. highs around 40 or low 40's and the rest of the state throughout the 40's near 50 degrees with intervals of clouds and sunshine today. but it gets cooler are to the next couple of days, we'll talk about that and the chance for rain, sleet and snow in the week ahead. those details coming up. amy: right now a wanted man is in the hospital following a
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more than a dozen were involved in the chase. mike cronin is in salem with how the chase ended. mike: police say william pope crashed his car and is treated at the medical center. once he's processed the a the police department. around 4:00 saturday afternoon, windham police say he was involved in a domestic incident. an officer spotted his car at the mall in rockingham park. he got off at exit 2, and out of public safety police say they called off the chase because of excessive speed. he was lokayed on main street and allegedly crashed into a telephone pole and ran into the woods. police and parents talked to him on his cell phone and convinced him to come out. 16 local officers and a half involved. >> that's probably the emphasis,
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own, i'm glad nobody was hurt during the initial attempt to stop and that was the main reason i called it off, it was getting too dangerous. mike: he'll face reckless conduct, conduct after an accident and disobeying a police officer. in salem, mike cronin, wmur news 9. amy: thank you. and a serious crash in salem sends one man to the hospital. police say a 18-year-old pizza delivery driver was pulling out just before 7:30 last night and collided with a motorcycle. the 23-year-old biker was med flighted to a boston hospital with unknown injuries. police say the teenager did not see the motorcycle. a fire in campton is under investigation. campton fire rescue responded to a fire rescue near the branch campground. they put out the flames within a few minutes and the snowmobile was destroyed, fortunately, no one was hurt. right now, university of new hampshire student is recovering
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durham police arrested matthew gibbons and eric denning on assault charges and they are both students at unh and they'll be arraigned in court on monday. the victim had surgery at wentworth douglas hospital and is expected to recovery. to recover, i should say. to a somber anniversary, it's been 13 years since the nightclub fire in west warwick. the band great white set off fireworks which ignited flammable foam inside the club. organizers of a memorial site raised $1.6 million of their $2 million goal. construction is underway. the project is on track to be finished by october. speaking via skype from russia, edward snowden says he's willing to be extradited to the u.s. if they'd guarantee a fair trial. the new hampshire liberty forum, he spoke from russia where he
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snowden, a former contractor from the national security agency went public with the full programs. >> the government was warrantlessly and unconstitutionally spying on billions of people around the world and millions of people in america. and he let people know. >> well, wmur was prohibited from video recording snowden's remarks, we were allowed to take pictures and listen in. snowden says he's ready to accept extradition to the united states to face charges under the espionage act, if he could have public defense for his actions. voters cast their ballots and the results are in. in south carolina, donald trump won. the unofficial results show that marco rubio came in second narrowly beating ted cruz and jeb bush ended his bid for the white house. to nevada where hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win from
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from the frontrunners. >> i am so thrilled and so grateful to all of my supporters out there. some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other. >> let's go, let's have a big win in nevada, have a big win at the sec, let's put this thing away. amy: next up for the remaining republicans, party caucuses in nevada tuesday. the democrats head to south carolina for their primary next saturday. nevada republicans will caucus february 23rd and february 27th is the democratic primary in south carolina. more voters head to the polls on tuesday. 13 states, including massachusetts and vermont will choose their nominees. late justice scalia being remembered for his service in the supreme court. more than 3000 people attended his funeral mass in the nation's capital yesterday. wmur's nikole killian is in our d.c. bureau with how many said their goodbyes.
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remembered as a conservative icon on the court, but also as a father and a man who loved god. at the nation's largest catholic church a supreme salute. justice antonin scalia honored by none other than his own son. >> we humbly employ you for your servant. >> father paul scalia delivered the homily. >> god bless dad for his love for his country. >> he had found himself in my confessional line. [laughter] >> and he quickly departed it. >> the service drew dignitaries from the vice-president to presidential hopefuls and scalia's high court colleagues. justice clarence thomas read a letter from st. paul. >> hope does not disappoint because the love of god has been
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>> the tribute capped off two days of mourning after thousands, including the president and first lady, paid their respects to the late justice at the supreme court, which holds its first arguments monday without one of its most influential voices. another memorial service will be held for justice scalia. it will take place at a hotel here in the nation's capital on march 1st. in washington, nikole killian, wmur news 9. amy: right now, governor maggie hassan is in washington d.c. for a meeting with governors from across the country. governors are discussing threats of terrorism, the heroin epidemic and the economy during the three-day meeting. governor hassan will speak on a committee about the drug crisis in new hampshire and on monday the governors will discuss their priorities with president obama. and the bruins highlights and more in sports. josh: intervals of clouds and sunshine and above average temperatures for today.
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continues for the week ahead. >> coming up in new hampshire business, which has had an
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around $269 a month. silverado, the #1 selling full size truck in new england. >> welcome to new hampshire's business, i'm fred kocher. let me put some information up on the screen. you tell me which city in new hampshire this is and here it is. triple-a general obligation bond rating and a stable outlook, a low debt and a strong financial
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costs and diverse and expanding economy. what city in new hampshire is that? well, it's nashua. with me to talk about this is the former mayor of nashua who led that city for the last several years, donna lee, welcome. >> thank you. >> nice to have you here and the president and ceo of the nashua chamber of commerce, tracy hatch. nice to have you here. before we get into particulars, how did you do this post-recession? you've had triple-a bond rating since the recession ended and you've still got it? >> well, it starts with a good team. we have a great cfo, a great treasurer. together we really paid attention. you know, it's a three-way responsibility. the citizens have some responsibility, the departments, and the employees. so, for the things that we could manage, we did, and for the things that we couldn't. >> and one of the things in that fitch bond rating report, tracy,
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economy, that's the chamber? >> absolutely, and you look at what we have succeeded in business in nashua and you look at becoming a center medically for the hospitals and the medical associations, the software and engineering and defense spending. one of the things they refer to in the fitch report is the diversity of our economic base and that speaks well to the job shall the city and the chamber and other economic drivers have done to make sure we have a diverse business background. >> now, speaking of drivers, former mayor lozeau, here are the cost drivers for the city of nashua, fiscal '08 to fiscal 16 and there are wages, benefits, operating. and describe what's on the graphic for us. >> what's important, if you look at wages, benefits and pensions, those are costs that we couldn't control. we negotiate with our unions and we have those plus the merit
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benefits tough to control and we've made headway there and pensions totally out of our control. if you look at the operating budget on the bottom where it shows your eight year average, those are the costs that we can control and so we did and the ones that we couldn't control, we managed as best we could. >> you have a spending cap in nashua. >> we do, just an additional challenge that we had to meet. >> you come in under it? >> we've come in under it with still money on the table and a stable tax rate which was really important. the tax increases have been low? >> low. stability is important, particularly the rating agencies when they look atthat, they want to see that you have a plan, you're obviously to execute it and things are stable. and in difficult times, it's hard to provide that stability and nashua is able to do that and show that we followed through. >> and tracy, all of this is done post-recession since 2008. what about the economic strength of the economy, which is clear? what do you see in terms of keeping this bond rating, in
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of nashua, what has to be done? >> a couple of things, we need to maintain the stability for businesses looking to come into the area or expand in the area, having the stability, knowing their tax rate isn't going to jump up and down, while at the same time and kudos to donna lee and her administration, investigating in the infrastructure that needs to be invested in to make it continue to be a good city and more than that, as employers look for employees, having that stable tax base is also a real positive thing for people looking to move in and work in nashua. >> right, good. now, let me put up another graphic and here is one of the challenges that you face and all of new hampshire faces and that's the size of the labor force, assuming no migration. the working age population in new hampshire will decline nearly 10% in the state between now and 2030 and look at hillsborough county there on the second county down. minus 5.5% in the size of labor force. how do you deal with that?
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to make sure that they know what we have to offer here and make sure that the workers that we have is a skilled work force so businesses know to come and we've developed partnerships with the community college and others to invest in that skilled work force to work with companies to show them what we can offer. it's new hampshire when a company comes to you and they want to come here, you can't offer them tax breaks or a break on electricity. what can you offer them? you can offer them the investment in infrastructure, the stability and the partnership to get a skilled work force. >> and the same for you at the chamber, real quick? >> yeah, one of the things we need to look at, we need to be a welcoming economy in nashua. we're not going to do it from our own population, we're going to have to welcome other people in the area. >> tracy hatch, president and ceo of the nashua conference. >> thank you. >> and donna lee, thank you, and congratulations. >> thanks so much. if you want to see this
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of it wmur.com, click on news and click on economy. >> josh judge with your forecast. josh: the temperatures are starting off warmer for this time of year, february 21st and even in northern new hampshire to start the day in the upper 30's and probably getting to around 40 or the lower 40's, some clouds in the north country this morning, as well as parts of western new hampshire. and as you head farther south and east, take a look at temperatures into the upper and mid 40's. wow! that's pretty amazing for in time of year. the winds out of the west at 5 to 15 miles per hour, eventually changing to the northwest as a cold front rolls through the region today and brings cooler weather down. notice these little lines here that are developing in the clouds and the visibility satellite. those are wave clouds and those are formed as the wind goes up and down the mountains and that's a sign of how it's drying out on the far side or the lee side of the mountains. that would be these parts of the
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for now. and the clouds hanging tough for a while longer to the north and west. and as we widen the view a little bit you'll be able to see the next bit of snow that's headed toward the northern part of the state right here, as part of a cool front that will bring cooler temperatures and a few extra clouds and some of the region. we're looking for a mixture of clouds and sunshine for the day today, and once again, above average temperatures, as that front sinks south, it keeps this system well to our south. it goes just south of new england, but we do see cooler temperatures that will still in tonight and be around for tomorrow and tuesday before temperatures start to get warmer again on wednesday. so, sun and clouds for today so we'll say partly sunny on average with cloudy to partly cloudy skies and snow showers, possible in the mountains as the front goes through and the winds bump into the mountains. for tonight, things start off cloudy and then gradually clear away and into tomorrow.
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blue skies, but cooler conditions out there for tomorrow and then tuesday, a lot of sunshine, some clouds may invade into some southern parts of the states at times. next up, it's this weather system that will be moving in from our south. it moves into the cool air that will be settin the stage on tuesday and when it arrives on wednesday morning, as it does so, it arrives as ice and sleet, freezing rain and snow to begin with and then going over to rain and as we get into thursday, the heart of that system, just to our west, brings perhaps some heavy batches of rain, especially thursday morning before it pulls away to tapered scattered showers in the afternoon. but for today, the temperatures on the mild side and not a bad one out there, some snow showers in the mountains, otherwise, we're mostly in the 40's near 50 or low 50's and in some parts of southern new hampshire and after today's mild temperatures, they take a little bit of a dip the next couple of days, some sunshine for monday and tuesday, and then again wednesday and thursday, the icy part, the
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could be around for part of of wednesday until temperatures warm up enough it will take a little while for that to happen, but by the time we get to thursday, we're in the 40's and 50's and some heavy downpours. windswept wind a possibility on thursday. amy: you spend a good deal of your professional life in front of the green wall and you're noting my dress might wreak havoc on that. we'll have fun with that facebook. josh: usually we could see through you, but-- >> there he is, everybody. we've learned that the man involved in a shooting in kalamazoo is this man. it was originally reported seven people were killed, but police corrected that six are dead and two others severely injured. police say dalton does not appear to have a criminal history. overdoses, in manchester there have been 42.
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culprit is fentanyl followed by heroin. and results from the primary are in. donald trump in south carolina and hillary clinton pulled out a crucial win in the nevada caucus. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> the bruins were in dallas last night wrapping up their six-game road trip taking on the stars. david krejci played in his 600th career game. conley feeds marchand on a tear. 29th goal of the season. 1-zip. dallas got the next three and sharp made it a 3-1 stars lead after one period, but the bruins, they responded by scoring the next six. marchand got his second of the game and reached 30 goals for the first time in his career. and made it 3-2. 35 seconds later, kevin miller throws one in and scores to tie it at three. ericson would get the game winner.
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on monday. four games in five days for the monarchs. yesterday, they played the reading royals for the third straight time. the first period, lightner gets the power play goal and manchester up 1-0. but reading got the next three goals. in the second period, finds a crease and scores his 23rd. 3-1 royals after two. maxim kitzan scored his 21st in the third to make it a 3-2 game. shall 4 it late in the third and zack leslie scores from a will you have angle, first of the year for manchester. made it 4-3, that's as close as they got. monarchs had great chances with the goalie pulled down the stretch, but reading holds on for the 4-3 win and the manchester monarchs will host elmira. cameron marks scored third period goals and not enough.
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and dartmouth outshot car nell, 33-21, but the big red win it. and unh and dartmouth will close out their regular seasons next weekend with a pair of games each. and the nascar season has begun in daytona this weekend and what a weekend so far for chase elliott. he took over the number 24 from jeff gordon who retired after last season. won the pole for today's race. elliott able to hold off charging lagano. it's the first victory for the young driver, the youngest to win a xfinity race at daytona national speedway. that daytona 5 00 1:00 this afternoon and congratulations for champions, in wrestling, bowling, nordic skiing. if you missed our other sports segment this morning, find those results on our web page, wmur.com.
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amy: we do have breaking news out of keene. the keene fire department is responding to an incident at the liberty gas plant on emerald street. crews are checking surrounding areas right now. any liberty customers should monitor appliances for high flames. if you smell gas, call 911 immediately. still ahead here on news 9 this morning, the franklin park zoo in boston has an adorable new family member. we'll introduce you to this cute kid. now to our u local hotshot. speaking of cute kids.
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>> we all know how important coffee is especially on this shift. one woman in canada is showing us how to make a proper winter coffee run. josh: the new brunswick woman wasn't letting the snow keep her from her coffee, the dogs took her to tim hortons and they were rewarded with bite-sized donuts. amy: love that video. josh: your dog would pull you along. amy: my husband thinks they should, they're new foundlands. they're on the couch. the soon has a new baby.
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named chewbacca was born days ago, just four pounds and she was standing within hours, she's bright, alert and active. does that look like yours. amy: here are mine. these are my nigerian dwarf goats, happy and nellie. along with chickens. josh: they were like that. amy: they were tiny and adorable. josh: i'll take your word on that. a look at mild temperatures, intervals of clouds and sunshine, cooler after today. amy: we're following breaking news at keene. tune in at 10 a.m. for close-up.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight, huge wins! donald trump's decisive victory. >> i want to begin by thanking the people of south carolina, >> his big sweep in back-to-back primaries. unstoppable? even the mysterious melania >> he will be the best president. >> and the tight fight for second place -- marco rubio's razor-thin win over ted cruz. as it's lights out for jeb bush. >> so tonight, i am suspending my campaign. plus, hillary clinton's vegas victory.

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