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stephanie: a warning from fish and game to be careful on thin ice as thousands are competing in the ice fishing derby. hayley: a few snow showers north tonight, then mild air surges back in on sunday. how mild it will feel, coming up. adam: students on the ice hockey team testing positive for the virus. the symptoms to watch out for. >> she was humble and sincere, and it extended far and deep. stephanie: former mayor eileen foley remembered for her service . tonight, the legacy she leaves behind. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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stephanie: tonight, a warning from fish and game officials. be careful during the ice fishing derby this weekend. recent rain and warm temperatures have weakened the ice and many of new hampshire' s , biggest lakes are not safe to go on. good evening, i' m stephanie woods. adam: and i' m adam sexton. meteorologist hayley lapoint tells us about another warm-up on the way. hayley: it is amazing. it has been this way all winter. today, temperatures were about average. tomorrow, we will have high temperatures getting close to 50 in a lot of spots. this is the forecast for tomorrow. if you have plans to fish, mostly cloudy skies in the morning. a mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. look at the high temperatures in meredith. they will get close to 50 tomorrow afternoon. a big precaution about ice conditions across the state. 35 in concord now. 36 in manchester.
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s up north. we do have clouds starting to stream in in northern new hampshire. there will be a few snow showers. you see those in vermont and new york. those will move across northern new hampshire tonight. the rest of us will have clear skies overnight. i will have more on your sunday forecast and a look toward next week ahead. stephanie: thanks so much. these mild temperatures mean there' s still open water on many of new hampshire' s lakes. you can see last year on the left and today on the right. this is video of the ice fishing last year, compared to this year. fish and game has increased haven' t had any safety problems wmur' the derby with more. dispersed for the evening. with the turnout. they say it has been bigger than they thought it would be. be careful around the ice. the great meredith rotary ice fishing derby is a statewide event which lasts until sunday.
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for anglers that caught the biggest fish in each category. the big prize winner gets $15,000. recent rain and warmer winter had been thinking of canceling the derby, but they decided there is still safe ice to fish on. the lake was crowded again today. there is a lot of safe ice there to fish on. >> you' ve got to be really careful where you go. we normally don' t fish this area. we are here because there is ice. >> family and friends cooking and hanging out. we usually have 10 or 15 people. really a family and friend tradition. mike: new hampshire fish and game say there have not been reported issues of safety on the ice. reporting live in meredith, mike cronin, wmur news 9. adam: thank you. right now, health officials are warning of a mumps outbreak at st. anselm college. there are two confirmed cases
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doctors say there is a the spread of the virus. health officials at st. anselm college thought they had a case this week. the symptoms matched, but tests came back negative. the men' s hockey team who came in with the same symptoms, low-grade fever and swollen parotid glands. reordered more intensive tests and confirmed two cases of mumps with three others classified as suspected cases, all of them students with routine contact through the hockey team. state epidemiologist dr. benjamin chan says even though the vast majority of students on campus are immunized, the vaccine isn' t a brick wall. >> with two doses of the mumps vaccine, it' s estimated to be 88% effective at preventing mumps, so it is still possible the students could get mumps. adam: any future cases are expected to be mild, but doctors want to be proactive to protect more vulnerable populations on campus. >> we do want to prevent this from spreading to other
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totally immune. people that may not be able to get the vaccine, that includes pregnant women and the immuno-compromised, they can develop more serious infections, so we want to take precautions to prevent the virus from spreading. adam: any possible spread of mumps here is also expected to be blunted by the fact that everyone is now gone on vacation. >> typically the mumps incubation is 25 days, so we are in that window. our students now are on spring break, so hopefully that will decrease the risk as far as the close contact goes. stephanie: new tonight, check your bank statements if you filled up at a shell station in dover. police say shell stations on longhill road and central avenue had skimming devices on multiple gas pumps. the devices were hidden inside the pumps and not visible to customers. police don' t know how long the devices were on the pumps or how many people are affected. adam: the city of portsmouth said goodbye to former portsmouth mayor eileen foley today. the 8-term mayor died monday at the age of 97. friends and family attended her
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immaculate conception church. wmur' s kristen carosa joins us with more on her final farewell. kristen: it was an emotional day as they honored eileen foley at the place she was baptized. foley is being remembered as a dedicated public servant. she held numerous terms on the city council and eight terms as mayor. foley also served seven terms as a state senator and was an ambassador for the city making trips to japan, ireland, and england. she retired at the age of 79. and while she known for her leadership, she was also known for being a loving mother and grandmother. three of her grandchildren shared stories about her today. >> she was not a politician to me. she was a warmhearted, italian, strong, which he grandmother who treated me as one of her own. home was where nana was.
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helped me shaped my career path towards empathizing with people and helping them overcome extreme travesties. >> thank you, nana. i love you so much, so does portsmouth and everybody in this room. kristen: foley' s funeral procession passed by city hall for a final salute from the police and fire honor guard before heading to calvary cemetery this afternoon. live in studio, kristen carosa, wmur news 9. stephanie: thank you. hundreds of granite stater' s gathered to send off nearly 100 soldiers before they go overseas. two battalions of the new hampshire national guard are deploying to the middle east for a year. governor maggie hassan, senator kelly ayotte, senator jeanne shaheen spoke at the deployment ceremony this afternoon. colonel spencer, commander of the new hampshire national guard, told friends and family not to worry. >> to the family and friends in
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soldiers, rest assured that they are trained and ready. they have great leadership. i can' t wait to live welcome -- until we welcome the back to new hampshire. stephanie: 90 soldiers will report to texas before heading to undisclosed locations in the middle east. adam: best of luck to them as they serve our country. stephanie: south carolina democratic voters are making their pick in the race for the white house. candidates are hitting the campaign trail across the nation. adam: the university of new hampshire announcing a new minor. the new course of study, coming up. hayley: snowflakes overnight tonight.
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adam: less than one hour to go until the polls close in the
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hillary clinton is expected to come out in top --on top. bernie sanders and hillary clinton are campaigning in other states ahead of super tuesday. senator sanders spoke to a crowd of about 2000 people in austin and secretary clinton spoke at the university of alabama. as soon as the south carolina primary results come in, you can find those results on wmur.com. for live updates, go to our home page or check the top of our mobile app. we will have results on news 9 after the conclusion of tonight' s basketball game. stephanie: saying you study beer in college used to be a joke. university of new hampshire is making it a reality offering a minor. they say these d studies will help students get jobs in craft beer. there also creating a testing lab and plant that will open an early 17. where was that when we were in
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hayley: a lot of people have been doing that. it comes out pretty good. adam: it is a huge economic boon to the state. there is a lot of learning to do. hayley: fun to try different things. another mild day tomorrow. temperatures are going to crack 50 degrees again. i will show you the full forecast. adam: the celtics were feeling
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announcer: now, meteorologist hayley lapoint and your stormwatch 9 forecast. hayley: we had a beautiful sunny day. in claremont, the last light in the distance. we are starting to gain more daylight at the end of the day. in plymouth, clear skies, a few high clouds overhead. you probably have noticed more daylight at the end of the day. the sunset is getting later. tonight, the sunset in concord was officially at 5:32. two weekends from now on march 13, our clocks spring forward. the sunset will be happening at 6:51 in the evening. may 11 is when we will have sunsets at 8:00 at night. we are starting to gain more daylight as we push forward.
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look at temperatures across the state. we are all in the 30' s. 31 in portsmouth. 33 in rochester. 35 in concord. 36 in manchester. in the northern part of the state, lower 30' s. the winds out of the southwest have been might near 10 miles an hour across much of the state. since they are out of the southwest, warmer air is on the way again. tomorrow, temperatures in many locations cracking 50 degrees on another february day. it will be feeling more mild. clouds starting to stream in from the north. we are going to have even a few snow showers overnight. you see this line of snow showers extending from quebec city toward montreal and northern portions of new york state. this is going to slide across northern coos county.
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county may get an inch or two out of this system. otherwise, light accumulation for most locations north of the notches overnight tonight. by 8:00 tomorrow morning, most of that snow shower action is over. across the rest of the state tomorrow, clouds and sunshine. at times, he might be more cloudy. by the evening, we will clear out. it is a temporary thing. monday morning, we are getting back to work and school. there may be some rain showers. with the timing of it, about 8:00 on monday to starts to move through, i' m willing to bet there will be slick spots up north and along the connecticut river valley as the cold air stays in place longer in the morning. be careful of that early monday morning.
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it will be mainly rain across the rest of the state by midday monday. it clears out monday afternoon. it is a quick punch of rain showers early in the morning on monday until about noon for much of the state. state. with the winds out of the as cold as this morning. tomorrow. more mid 50' s. manchester 54. mostly cloudy into central and northern new hampshire. temperatures still will be mild in the northern part of the s. a few showers monday morning. tuesday is dry until overnight. another storm system midweek that will feature rain as the be so mild. we cannot by a snowstorm this year. rain. stephanie: with 50 degrees on
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hayley: it is going to happen. one of those storms. weather and sports. basketball heating up. jason: i am not spending my money on snow. maybe put your money on the celtics. they were separated by one game in the conference standings. 15 of teams at the garden this afternoon. the heat jumped out to an early lead. they were up by 12 at one point. the celtics chipped away. that made it a four-point game. in transition to evan turner who finishes with the reverse. he had 14 points. the heat led by three at halftime. isaiah thomas gets it to avery bradley. that put boston up by three. in the fourth quarter, for
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the celtics won again. that is 10 straight home wins for the celtics. two of the top three teams in the western conference go head-to-head tonight. the warriors and the thunder at 8:30 on wmur. number nine arizona at number 22 utah. second half wildcats trailing. kaleb tarczewski with the dunk to make it a five-point game. arizona would take the lead. tarczewski with the tip in to put the wildcats up by four. but utah rallied down the stretch. the utes win it 70-64. tarczewski finished with nine points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks. unh wrapped up the regular season with a 78-69 win over umbc today. jaleen smith had a team-high 23 points. new hampshire is 18-11 overall and 11-5 in american east. they will interview turn it as
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depending on the outcome of vermont' s game tonight. the bruins have the night off. they beat the hurricanes last night 4-1 in carolina. the bees are back at home tomorrow night to host the lightning. unh and dartmouth will both close out the regular season tonight. the wildcats host uconn at 7:00. the two teams are tied for ninth place in the league standings. dartmouth is on the road at clarkson. the big green can no longer finish in the top four of the ecac, so they will host a first-round playoff game after this weekend. how about some outdoor sports? the college spring seasons have saint anselm men' s lacrosse hosting dominican. patrick sweeney had three goals today. that made it still in the first 2-0. quarter, matt johnson with a nice spin move. he scores to give the hawks a 6-0 lead. second quarter, tony busconi feeds mark vitello. he gets a goal. the hawks win 20-3.
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jason: the red sox begin spring training games on monday. they play northeastern and boston college. a lot of young talent on the sox roster, players that came into their own last season and will likely have starting jobs this year. utility man brock holt expects to continue to see time at multiple positions, while mookie betts should be a fixture in the outfield. >> any baseball player would tell you they would like to have one position to focus on and they know they will be playing. but for me, moving around has become what i do. it has gotten me a job in the big leagues. it has helped me stay. i enjoy it. i enjoyed moving around and playing different positions. i like helping out when and where i can. it is a thrill for me to be able to do that. >> i love playing no matter what. that is the main thing, not taking anything for granted.
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s and get better at the same time. jason: the nhiaa individual bowling championships were held today. garrett wilsom of keene winning the championship flight. on the left noah marsh of , sanborn regional won the medal flight. congratulations to them. stephanie: do they use bumper lanes? jason: i don' t believe so. stephanie: here' s what we' re working on for news 9 tonight at 11:00. democratic voters casting their votes in the south carolina primary. we' ll have the results and the latest from the campaign trail. adam: plus, a sneak peek behind the scenes of the oscars. a look at the final preparations for hollywood' s biggest night. stephanie: we' ll see you tonight after the game.
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welcome to "world news tonight." the showdown in the south. south carolina up for grabs as democrats cast their votes. hillary clinton looking for a big win over bernie sanders, while her husband goes on offensive against a heckler. >> if you'll shut up and listen to my answer, i'll answer you. >> so, what set him off? a new republican tag team hits the trail. chris christie and donald trump together. the frenemies now doubling down on marco rubio. >> rubio stole from the republican party. >> the schoolyard taunts. and tonight, the new comeback line. >> we can't nominate a con artist to become the head of the party. the factory worker coming

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