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invasive strep infections have been detected in i.v. drug users. good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm jean mackin. tom: i'm tom griffith. the four cases are all men who are active heroin users, and officials want to figure out right now how they became infected. wmur's andy hershberger is live in the newsroom with our top story. reporter: state officials say they want to get the word out to health care providers and to drug treatment centers to be on the lookout for this four men, all heroin users, with invasive group a strep infections in the last 10 days. official says they were all in a clusser in the southern central part of the state. authorities say this is the same bacteria that causes strep throat, but the problem is that it's being injected directly into the blood stream where it attacks muscles and organize -- organs. without hospitalization it can be fatal. authorities say while the general public is not in any
users became sick. >> it is possible that these people may have had some social contact as well, we're investigating that. maybe they have had close contact to one another. but we are also concerned about whether the drugs themselves were contaminated at some point. reporter: state officials say they want health care providers to be aware that this infection is out there, and to please report any cases that they see. joining the search for a man who sped away from a task stop. an officer fired at hayden moon during the confrontation over the weekend. the car he was driving has been found, but moon has not. he does have extensive ties to the lakes region and authorities think he might still be in the area. and these are live pictures tonight inside the debate hall at the institute of politics on the campus of st. anselm
off our debate series tonight with the race for governor. josh: our latest poll shows the race between van ostern and sununu is still very close. josh mcelveen is joining us live tonight with what these candidates need to do to gain the edge. josh? josh: you know for several months now we've heard the constant drum beat of the top of the ticket race in a presidential election that we've never seen bef has the attention of the nation and it's costing more than $100 million before it's all said and done. but this race obviously very important. the two men on stage tonight, colin van ostern, and chris sununu, and there are a lot of votes still to be had out there. the poll we released yesterday shows that van ostern appears to
haven't made up their minds, nearly half haven't decided yet. there are a lot of issues on the minds of voters, particularly when it comes to the economy, public safety, crime, the drug problem here in new hampshire. they want to hear from the candidates and then decide for themselves who they think is best to lead the state through difficult times. is there a lot of undecided voters out there, but that's not to say that neither candidate has support as well. we do expect some supporters to institute of politics at one point this evening. that's still several hours away. let's check in with shelley walcott, she's standing by where supporters will be gathering and welcoming those candidates to the i.o.p. shelley: yes, they are certainly gathering here, thank you very much, josh. you mentioned that more than half of voters polled in this race say they haven't decided yet. but those who have are here to support their candidate. take a look on behind me, you
their signs outside the new hampshire institute of politics. like you mentioned, more than half of voters decided that they don't know who they're voting for for governor, but those who have are here. they came out right at 5:00 with their signs. i was told by campus security that they wouldn't let people actually on campus with their signs until 5:00 because in the past they have been pretty disrupt the active to students and -- disruptive to students and teachers. so more it's filling up quickly, they were jostling for position behind me, and even more people are expected to come. coming up in the next hour we'll speak to some of the folks who are here and ask them why they feel so motivated to come out and support their candidate. for now, josh, back to you inside. josh: thanks very much. a lot of people just getting out of work now and there's still two hours before the debate. the race for dwfer here --
hampshire, the debate starts at 7:00. you can see it streaming live on wmur.com. we also have something new, we are live streaming this debate on facebook and we'll have chris chiming in. we'll be back in 30 minutes and talk about the issues that are important to voters in this race. for now i'm josh mcelveen. back to you. tom: thank you w. the final sprint under way, bot white house are hitting the trail hard. jean: hillary clinton crisscrossed around florida today while her former rival bernie sanders rallied voters on her behalf here in the granite state. heather hamel continues our coverage with his message to new hampshire. reporter: senator bernie sanders told the packed room of college students and other voters that new hampshire plays a pivotal role in next week's election and he pleaded with them to vote for
maggie hassan today, touting his support for her senate bid as well as hillary clinton for president. the vermont senator who once ran a spirited campaign against the former secretary of state says they have unified on several issues and he feels clinton's ideas will help the middle class much more than donald trump's. today at plymouth state university and dartmouth college, sanders told the crowd that new hampshire plays a key role in the election. >> i don't want to make all of you nervous here in new but you got a lot of responsibility on your shoulders. all right? [applause] you are a battle ground state. and the future of this country may rest on your four electoral votes for president, and on who you elect for the united states senate. reporter: the swing from coast to coast for bernie sanders, from here he heads through many other states, ending his trip in
news 9. tom: on the republican side, donald trump and his running mate mike pence are stumping in swing states as polls show a very tight race. wmur's aixa diaz is in our washington bureau with what the trump campaign is focusing on in the home stretch. reporter: tom, experts say turning traditionally blue states red is one of donald trump's keys to victory. >> we will be able to immediately repeal and replace obamacare. reporter: donald trump focused on health care a catastrophe. >> when trump says obamacare he's saying president obama as much as the health care system, that's why it's such a good rallying point for republicans. reporter: calling hillary clinton an extension of the current administration has been one strategy of the trump campaign, another spending time in swing states. >> florida and north carolina are the two states that trump needs to win. reporter: the campaign is also trying to capture democratic leaning states like michigan and new mexico by spending millions
>> the momentum is on our side. reporter: a new poll shows trump on top by one point as clinton's e-mail controversy continues getting attention. >> the more they talk about clinton the better trump does. reporter: trump could pick up last minute support when melania hits the campaign trail. >> if he could keep it to a respectable marriage inhe'll do much better on election day. reporter t beginning in miami and working his pay worth to the pan than. panhandle. jean: poll workers here are busy preparing for election day, from hiring volunteers to making sure the ballot machines are ready to go. suzanne roantree is joining us live with more. reporter: as the clock ticks toward next tuesday. towns and cities across new hampshire are preparing for what
election day. hooksett's election board has been meeting since september hoping to have all the details in order on tuesday. >> we try to learn lessons from previous elections, what we anticipate for turnout, and how we're going to deal with it, traffic flow, people flow. reporter: hooksett officials are anticipating a strong turnout. >> we will be running two ballot box stations. expect in the vicinity of 9,000 voters, which is 90%. reporter: while the town is still looking for volunteers to man the polls, they will have plenty of help for those who register on election day. >> that's going to be a big issue. we registered 1,000 people in 2012. we registered 750 at the presidential primary in february. so they're gearing up to handle to kind of traffic. reporter: city officials have also been hard at work.
ballots have been counted for election day. and we'll be setting up on monday the 7th and we'll be ready for the election. reporter: and the city will have all hand on board on tuesday. >> in 2012 we had about 75% turnout in manchester. we certainly expect a healthy turnout just like that on november 8th. reporter: now, if you hav your community, you can still register to vote on election day at the polls. suzanne roantree, wmur news 9. jean: all right, let's check on tonight's traffic and see how things are moving out there. we start with with live pictures looking over 293 in manchester, a little slow southbound between exits 4 and 5.
with a look at the commute. >> hi there, tom and jean. we have a couple incidents, a couple road closures, route 111 in salem at ermer road is closed due to an accident. up in new london, 89, route 11 at the 89 interchange, the overpass there is closed and the on and off ramps also due to an earlier accident. i'll just getting world of a pedestrian accident in derry, so do watch with out in that area. otherwise 93 is looking pretty good as you make your way north, no major issues. in the mill yard it is sluggish there on the southbound side. also northbound making your way up towards the am oskeag bridge exit. typical flow on the ever rut turnpike northbound with heavy volume in merrimack. it is slow going on the spaulding turnpike through
from the wzid traffic network, i'm peggy james. tom: up next, a deadly crash involving two busses under investigation tonight in baltimore. >> it's just a mangled mess. tom: six people killedded when the two collided. what police did not find at the scene that has send concerned. jean: plus an amazing rescue caught on camera, we'll tell you what caused this car to go up so quickly in flames. does change before the week is over, a look at our one chance of rain. >> political mimicry abounds this season, but what if it's in a classroom by a teacher? i'm jennifer crompton in portsmouth where the controversy is brewing just ahead. tom: also ahead tonight, caught on camera, police looking to identify these halloween thieves who decided this candy bowl and
ben and for me to have a family just like any other family. that's part of the reason that she got involved in public service, because that's what's in her heart... and mom's still that way today. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message. i'm maggie hassan
would you tell them to be like donald trump? would you point to him as a role model? absolutely i would do that. like to punch him in the face. ahh, i don't know what i said. she ate like a pig. he's a war hero 'cause he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. i love war. yes, including with nukes. wrong. and shoot somebody. ahh, i don't remember. absolutely i would do that. and you can tell them... to go [bleep] themselves. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. tom: tonight federal officials are on the ground in baltimore trying to figure out what led a school bus to crash into a commuter bus. at least six people on the commuter bus died, 10 others
jean: as jane miller from our sister station in baltimore tells us, crew has to cut out seats just to reach the victims. reporter: the crash happened on a well traveled street in southwest baltimore used by both busses and commuters. the impact of a school bus plowing into a mass transit bus was fierce. >> it was a bang, loud. reporter: verizon say it started when the school bus - eastbound to make a turn. >> he was stopped waiting to make a left hand turn and looked up in his rear view mirror and saw a headlight and he said a person not stopping. >> i just woke up and i still see the bus going down the street. and at that point i just had to close my eyes, try to get myself together. reporter: the school bus kept going for some distance, hit an mta bus heading the opposite way, the force so powerful the
>> it literally looks like a bomb exploded in a bus, and it's catastrophic damage. reporter: the death toll was heaviest on the mta bus, it took hours to search the wreckage. there were no children on the school bus. the driver was killed. >> in order to get to the school bus they had to cut out seats. reporter: there was no evidence of braking by the school bus, causing the question why couldn't the driver stop after mitting the mustang. the ntsb is investigating. the school bus involved in is under contract to the baltimore city school system. its owner had no comment when we spoke with them earlier today. i'm jane miller reporting. tom: at least three people are dead and six others recovering after a halloween hayride accident in mississippi. at least 10 people were riding in a trailer towed by a jeep last night when a pickup truck rear ended them in the small town of chunky. a 33-year-old woman and had her two young daughters were killed,
included three children. their condition is unknown. jean: tonight an 87-year-old woman is okay after she was rescued from her burning car in new mexico. the whole thing here caught on a police body camera. deborah sphere says she didn't even notice the flames in front of her car until a santa fe police officer started yelling at her to get out. that officer then helped her gently out of the car. investigators say spear was driving on a sparks cautioned the front of her car to catch fire. mike: started off on the chilly side today, 20's for many, a frosty start. we take you up to a wintery scene now, the summit of mount washington where there is still some leftover snow, as they picked up quite a bit with the last storm, well over a foot. can you see in the distance a little more snow off in the presidential range.
that indicates plain old rain showers that will affect the great north woods, possibly as far south as the white mountains this evening. and into early, early tomorrow morning. that's what the next weak system darting from west to east across the northern tier of the u.s. and southern parts of can davment it also the heeding end of warmer air that builds in during the day tomorrow as we make a run well above the average. normal high this time of year we're going to be at least 10, maybe 12 above that in many spots in southern new hampshire tomorrow. but right now on the cool side, it's 40's and low 50's for many. right at the average. overnight tonight not as chilly as last night, though it latest be quite cool overnight. mid 30's north up ander 30's to around 40 south. the winds turn around to the southwest and a few extra clouds will keep temperatures from crashing. so again not as cold as you head out early tomorrow morning.
budge in towards new hampshire. but it will be cut off at the pass here, during tomorrow afternoon right around new york city, that's where the 70's end. so we're 60's tomorrow but well above the average for one day before it starts to cool back down for thursday into friday. so again the warm front moves through tonight, early tomorrow morning, a couple of scattered showers mostly in northern new hampshire, and once that passes we'll have to wait until thursday for some of the showers developing in eastern texas and the trailingnt new hampshire with our best shot of rain between now and the upcoming weekend. the timeline, clouds, some breaks overnight, patchy fog developing, and again the best chance of a shower in northern parts of the state there. could be sun tomorrow up north, best chance sun central and southern new hampshire. then a lot of cloud move back in for thursday with our best shot of rain anywhere from about a quarter to a half inch looks
drought as we go through thursday. then it cools down again for friday. saturday and early on sunday. we're right back to or slightly below the average. so a look at temperatures, here we go, other the next several days we're climbing up tomorrow, mid 60's in southern new hampshire. a slight chance of a shower very early, and then showers most of them in the afternoon and southern new hampshire for thursday, although up north we could see rain at any time. mostly sunny, it will be windy and cooler on friday, a coupleof we get to the weekend, looking fairly nice, some sun each day. we'll see a few cloud mixed in around 50 degrees, and you also notice we're falling back to standard time late, late saturday night, early sunday morning, so we gain an hour over the weekend. but get ready for an early sunset on sunday. jean: okay, thanks, mike. tom: next, a startle new study on the skyrocketing numbers of opioid poisonings, this one
what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're paying more for prescription medicines. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted
for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and that's costing you. she's not working for new hampshire. robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq,
trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. tom: a new study tonight shows that hospitalizations for children and teens due to opioid poisoning has increased by 165%
us, toddlers face the biggest increase. reporter: prescription opioids used by millions of americans to treat both short and long-term pain. we heard a lot about the dangers linked to their use and abuse. but when little hands find adult medicines, little children are the victims of their own natural curiosity, prying into medicine bottles in closed cabinets assuming perhaps that they found candy. this week a surprisinew dramatic increase in hospitalizations for opioid poisonings in children and teens. the figure skyrocketing 165% between 1997 and 2012. these events climbing most notably in toddlers, hospitalizations in children age 1 to 4 more than tripled today what they were in the late 90's. of course we know the steps parents can take to prevent
still being used should be kept locked up, away from curious babies and children. and be aware of the signs of accidental ingestion so you can be ready to act if necessary. a few simple steps to take with your pain pills to prevent more pain later on. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. tom: up next at 5:00, a deadly house explosion under investigation in maine. neighbors say it burned to the ground in thr accident. jean: and black friday deals come early for amazon shoppers. why you have to be quick to get some of these deals. tom: now to our u local hot shot, this group was out enjoying a fall ride and the beauty of new hampshire. you can submit your pictures and video and join the thousands of u local members by logging onto
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an overreaction. jean: check out the damage after this delivery truck catches fire this afternoon at the loading dock of a local grocery store. tom: plus the search tonight for these greedy trick or treaters who were caught on camera not only taking all the candy but the bowl, too. mike: dry for now, but one rain chance over the next several days. a look at the timeline plus other changes we'll see this week. >> no one covers new hampshire like we tom: tonight a portsmouth high school teacher is out of the classroom in hot water for dancing to some offensive lyrics while dressed as donald trump. thanks for staying with us, i'm tom griffith. jean: and i'm jean mackin. a student shot some of it on his cell phone and shared it on social media. jennifer crompton is live in portsmouth tonight where this
raises questions. is it okay for a classroom teacher to dress up as a current political candidate, and where do they draw the line in allowing questionable song here knicks the classroom? this teacher is finding out the hard way. this halloween donald trump and hillary clinton's images have been among the most popular. this a photo of a portsmouth high school teacher dressed as trump on her facebook page before it was taken down. the same teacher seen on a with inappropriate lyrics plays in the background, some feel it crossed the line. >> i think even if it was a student that turned on the audio and she started dancing to that language, it's the language that's offensive. i don't think our students should hear that kind of language at all in the classroom. reporter: the portsmouth school superintendent says the teacher is out of the classroom while it's investigated, stating there is no place for offensive language in our school community, nor is it our
discredit political candidates. while some parents complained, others feel it's overblown. >> the kids have all her the words in school, it was halloween, let's put it in context. >> when i went to portsmouth high school there was no social media, so things happened that may not have gotten out into the public, but we never had politics weren't as a joke i think. reporter: m lessons to be learned. >> they're at an age right now why they should be aware of what's going on, which they were enough to know that there's a lot of turmoil over, this but see tame time it's going to create a conversation hopefully that will be pro-active. reporter: the school superintendent can't say any more because it's a personnel matter, and we did reach out to the teacher in question but have not heard back. jennifer crompton, wmur news 9.
tonight, first up on our debate stage, the candidates for governor. wmur political director josh mcelveen joins us live from the new hampshire institute of politics way preview. josh: tonight is night one of four nights of granite state debates and i am joined by my partner john distaso, you'll be on the panel, you'll be writing about all of them. but tonight you're observing. when it comes to the governors race what are you looking for? >> this is the opportunity for these two young gentlemen to really break away from the noise of the presidential campaign and the u.s. senate race, and they're vying for what many feel is probably the most important position to the average new hampshire person. josh: are the stakes higher for them given the fact that they're not very well-known? so much attention has been given to the top of the ticket races, that what they say tonight might be what people are thinking about when they go behind the curtain.
has a famous name and really show himself for who he is. and colin van oh ostern is lesser known but he's doing well as well and they really need to make some points in terms of where they want to bring the state. they're opposed on many issues, they need to bring that out. and they need to show how they actually have something beyond political ties as qualifications for the office. josh: people know the name sununu, he is the son of senator. van ostern has worked for a number of campaigns, john edwards, shaheen, kuster. but they have both been talking about their business background. >> each one is going to try to tear down the business record of the other, that's what's been going on in the campaign, i don't see why that wouldn't happen tonight, and say that each one got to where he is because of his ties to politics or to his family. josh: a lot of issue is that have to cover too.
opioid crisis, on down. josh: thank you, we still have an hour and a half to go before the debate does kick off, but we'll see you back here at 6:00 with some of the issues that voters want to hear about. jean: thanks, josh. tonight fire officials say a deadly fire in saco, maine was intentionally set. investigators believe 71-year-old steven lawton startedded the fire after dousing both the inside and outside of his mobile home with gasoline. that led to an explosion that crews were able to pull the man's body from the rubble. they believe he is the only victim. tom: a delivery truck fire forced the evacuation of a grocery store in derry. a tractor trailer was parked in the loading dock, the fire did not spread into the store, but firefighters evacuated the building as a precaution. no one was injured. firefighter also had to mop up a leaking fuel tank.
tractor was fully involved with fire, with fire extending into fortunately the trailer was carrying milk products, so we were able to quickly extinguish the fire. tom: authorities say the fire started in the truck's refrigeration unit. jean: tonight an 8-year-old girl is recovering after being hit by a car while trick or treating in northfield. police say the little girl stepped out on to the first, she suffered minor injuries, she is expected to be okay. the driver did stop and police say he was shaken. tom: tonight merrimack police are looking for two people who they say ruined halloween for one neighborhood. surveillance cameras were rolling as the pair walked up type house and grabbed all the candy left out for trick or treaters. police are calling the suspects goblins and say they get the shame on you award. the homeowner just wants the
tom: i have to say i've had that happen at my house. jean: me too. tom: up next, a new settlement has wells fargo paying out over $20 million. jean: plus amazon shoppers are getting a head start on holiday deals, why you won't have the luxury of waiting when you see a good price. mike: holidays already? november the 1st, how did that happen. seasonably cool for now, but higher temperatures are moving in tomorrow. just how much warmer it washington, we break down the presidential candidates'
imagine if hillary clinton wins the white house... then what? liberal carol shea-porter? she'll be a rubber stamp for clinton's agenda. progressive shawn o'connor? he'll be a rubber stamp, too. and you know their agenda: higher taxes. more government spending. and a weaker national defense. only frank guinta will put new hampshire first.
he's on our side. i'm frank guinta and i approved this message. i'm frank guinta would you tell them to be like donald
trump? would you point to him as a role model? absolutely i would do that. like to punch him in the face. ahh, i don't know what i said. she ate like a pig. he's a war hero 'cause he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. i love war. yes, including with nukes. wrong. and shoot somebody. ahh, i don't remember. would you point to him as a role model? absolutely i would do that. and you can tell them... is responsible for the content of this advertising. narrator: two kinds of business experience. chris sununu's family handed him a top-rated ski resort. he ran it into the ground. chris sununu cut jobs, and cut workers' hours so he wouldn't have to provide health insurance. colin van ostern went to college on student loans, became a stonyfield business manager. then a top executive at college for america.
a bright new hampshire future starts with looking out for people. tom: here's your video of the new york stock exchange, watching wall street tonight and the dow had a bad day today. down about 105 points to close the s&p down 14, the the nasdaq was off by 35 points. and taking a look at gas prices nationwide. nationwide they're at about 2.20 a gallon. here in new hampshire we're paying a little less at 2.18. wells fargo just agreed to pay $50 million in a new settlement. jean: the banking giant is accused of overcharging homeowners for appraisal fees. those fees are typically $30 or
three times that amount. a spokesman insists the bank did nothing wrong, but that the company wants to avoid a long litigation process. tom: its sales have been on a slide for more than a year, now angie's list mace be seeking a partner or buyer, the company offers crowd sourced reviews and is said to be exploring alternatives after a third quarter loss of nearly $17 million. last year it rejected a takeover offer worth more than $500 million. jean: all right, now at amazon.com. the shopping giant isn't waiting in l the day after thanksgiving and kicked off its deals today. a special section now features new discounts on electronics, toys and clothing. some of the sales are only up for a few minutes. the biggest deals we're told are still being saved for black friday. here we go, and it's november 1st. tom: just getting started.
in the presidential is immigration, coming up a closer look at where both candidates stand on the issue. tom: and which sports outside new hampshire are the most popular for granite state runners. jennifer: then at 6:00, a dangerous form of strep is turning up in drug users. the warning going out tonight from state health officials. and the candidates for governor about to square off in our first granite state debate. we'll preview the big event live
when all three of these guys show up, they come up with some crazy ideas. sometimes, i just have to say, "no way." so i appreciate it when annie kuster says "no" to cutting social security. she stood up to both parties to protect our benefits. annie's working to make sure we have a secure retirement. so i can worry about these guys instead. i'm annie kuster and i approve this message. hillary clinton: far too many families today don't earn
what they need and don't have the opportunities they deserve. i believe families deserve quality education for their kids, childcare they can trust and afford, equal pay for women, and jobs they can really live on. people ask me what will be different if i'm president? well kids and
joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even
playing politic games with medicare. vo: kelly ayotte voted to cut medicare and cost seniors up to $1,700 more for prescriptions... while protecting tax breaks for the wall street banks and big oil companies that fund her campaign. fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new hampshire anymore. for the content of this advertising. when you're raised by a single mom, you learn how important it is to live within your means. i'm colin van ostern, and i took that lesson to my work in business, and it's how i'll stand up for you as governor. by cutting inefficient spending and using innovation to save tax dollars, we'll make new investments without a sales or income tax. to create clean energy jobs, protect affordable health care,
as governor, i'll stand up for you. jamie: the cleveland indians get their second shot at clinching the world series tonight. after losing game 5 sunday they are at home tonight against the cubs. indians win and they are champions. the cubs will be trying to force a game 7 tomorrow night. bruins play tonight, an atlantic division game at the florida this year, in fact they're both coming off wins other the detroit redwings. they'll play at 7:30 tonight. monarchs skate at thed adirondak thunder. with a win tonight they'll vault right over them and be in first place. we want to say congratulations to awe the new hampshire finishers at the marine corps marathon in washington d.c. yesterday. 135 granite state runners
marathons in america. new hampshire was well represented as expush it got us thinking which marathons outside our state are the most popular for new hampshire runners. mo doubt the boston marathon is number one. 361 finishers this year. 175 at vermont city in burlington, this year's race was cut short due to extreme heat, leaving dozens of runners from new hampshire on the course. 148 new hampshire finishers at bay state in lowell last month. york city's marathon last year, and that race is coming up this weekend. good luck to all our granite staters heading to new york for that big marathon. jean: thanks, jamie. tom: our continuing commitment 2016 coverage tonight, immigration has been one of the hottest issues this election cycle. jean: the nominees are pushing dramatically different plans. sally kidd breaks it down for us tonight. reporter: the immigration issue does seem to be having an
state of arizona, for example, have been unusually close, and something analysts attribute in part to the growing population of hispanic voters. by now, everyone knows the center piece of donald trump's immigration plan. >> we're going to build the wall. build the wall. as beautiful as a wall can be. reporter: from the wall to mass deportationings to a temporary muslim ban with extreme vetting, trump's plan is controversial and critics say even backlash from our al yies, backlash from the business community, you would find backlash from mayors. reporter: trump wants mandatory deportation of immigrants convicted of a crime and an end to birth right citizenship. >> we either have a country or we don't. we are a country of laws. reporter: he says illegal immigration is burdening tack payers and taking jobs away from americans. there are there is clearly a group had the republican party
the republican party that fully embraces his position on immigration. >> i don't want to rip families apart. reporter: hillary clinton is pushing for comprehensive reform and a path to citizenship. >> bringing undocumented immigrants out from the shadows, putting them into the formal economy, will be good because employers can't exploit them and undercut americans' wages. >> that obviously would require the assistance of the congress. and as we've seen, t years. reporter: clinton wants to allow families regardless of immigration stat us to buy health insurance. >> and my comprehensive immigration reform plan, of course includes border security. reporter: but says a large scale border scale expansion and wants to rely more on technology. back in 2012 republican mitt romney won less than 30% of the latino vote, that's something
repeat on november 8th. sally kidd, wmur news 9. mike: seasonably cool for the first day of november out there today. we saw plenty of sunshine after early clouds did give way, right now we're holding onto dry conditions. but yeah the sun is down. that's right, and just imagine once we set the clocks back an hour this weekend, that the sunset will be prior to but not all that bad for tonight. because it will not be as cold as it was last night. many spots dipped into the 20's, tonight it's mid to upper 30's to low 40's from north to south. due to more clouds were and a chance of a shower up north, also the wind fields kicking around to the south. a warmer wednesday, 60's for many. and slightly cooler thursday due to more clouds. but some beneficial rain will come in with the next front, as we go towards thursday before it
a good part if not all of the weekend. as for the here and now, there are a couple of showers scooting through northern parts of vermont, southern quebec. as that hits the great north woods we will see maybe a quarter inch of rain at most. most likely maybe a tenth of an irnl of rainfall. once the warm front clears tomorrow morning the winds freshen out of the southwest before turning to the northwest climb into the 60's. manchester at 47. upper 40's in hampton falls, 51 in salem and everyone else in southeastern new hampshire right around -- it's cooler in the higher terrain and slightly warmer in the valleys. lakes region, on average, 40 to 45. a few spots just a bit above
places like stewartstown and pittsburg. not as cold tonight. temperatures other the next 12 hours will drop but only into the upper 30's to lower 40's. so it's fairly mild as you head out early tomorrow morning with with temperatures running about 10 degrees above the average. speaking of which, the above average temperatures hold in the afternoon as spring warmth tries to move in. we do not get into the 70's, but at least 60's will pay us a visit for your wednesday afternoon before cooler air takes over with showers on chilly stuff north of the border that rolls in here for friday and the weekend. sky cast over manchester tonight, mainly clear. with a few clouds later on, a bit of patchy fog. temperatures coasting back to 42 or 43. sunshine and clouds mixed in on wednesday. temperatures taking off into the 60's. so it will be pleasantly warm with a little taste of early spring out there before it begins to cool down. 50's with rain showers for many
southern new hampshire in the afternoon. then it will turn windy on friday, a few flurries early in the day in the mountains. outside of that it will be bright, windy and cooler. the weekend looking fairly nice, chilly mornings, seasonably chilly in the afternoon with some sun and clouds mixed. could be an isolated shower sometime around tuesday. but no big storms to speak of. tom: next at 5:00, meet one woman who is setting the bar high for >> when i quit that's the day they'll get me. tom: she knows the customers' names and sings while she works. jean: then the special project
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at 6:00 a warning going out to hospitals in new hampshire right now, why the state is so concerned about an invasive strain of strep. tom: we're just an hour away from the first wmur granite state debate. the biggest issues we'll hear from the candidates for governor. jennifer: plus senator bernie
and maggie hassan. why he says our state will play a pivotal role. mike: temperatures getting higher tomorrow as the 60's make a return, how long that warmth will stick around plus the next chance of rain. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. jennifer: tonight a health letter is going out to hospitals across the state after four cases of a potentially deadly form good evening, i'm jennifer vaughn. tom: i'm tom griffith. so far all cases were found in drug users. andy hershberger is live in the studio with what hospitals are now watching out for. reporter: state officials say they discovered a cluster of these infections and they are looking closer to see if there is some type of connection. state health officials are warning health care providers and drug treatment agencies to be on the lookout for invasive
streptococcus, the same bacteria that causes strep throat. state official says four men, all heroin users, have been found with the infection in the central and southern part of the state, in the last 10 days. >> we're investigating this cluster to determine if there's any common links between these patients, but we do know all four of them are injection drug users. and when ever you inject something into your body not using a sterile technique you are putting yourself at risk. reporter: officials say a normal strep infection is easily directly into the blood stream. >> a blood stream infection can be a very serious illness, it usually does require hospitalization so you can receive antibiotics by intravenously. and so people do typically develop fever and chills, shaking, light headedness, those types of symptoms, a rapid heart beat. reporter: without hospitalization, these infection conditions fatal. authorities say they usually see