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>> joe: stevenson, who had the touchdown earlier tonight with the carry. >> todd: this florida state team, not going to be able to play in the acc championship game, probably still going to get a very good bowl assignment, maybe even a new year's six bowl. >> joe: if clemson wins, they go to the college football playoff. so, then you go with the highest nk orange bowl. that could likely be florida state. >> joe: >> todd: going to be without dalvin cook next year, but a very talented team coming back. >> joe: next sunday, we're going to have the college football playoff selection show. it's going to be a four-hour special. to exclusively reveal the college football playoff semifinal match-ups.
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peach bowl and the playstation fiesta bowl. we're going to sit back, find out which game we're calling here. but it's going to be a wild ride of controversy between now and then. because things have gotten wacky in the big ten, where the perceived second-best team in the country will not be playing in the big ten title game, instead, it's going to be wisconsin and penn state. and then, you've got things in the pac-12 still to be decided, with washington and colorado. as deondre francois -- you think it means just a little something in this rivalry? francois able to celebrate the eight-yard touchdown run. >> todd: guess who the lead blocker was? dalvin cook. it's a little quarterback counter. they pull a guard. he leads up. and dalvin cook, one of the best running backs in america says, you know what? get in my back pocket, young
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kind of like that, francois fumbled on the carry, they get a chance to run it again and he scores a touchdown. >> joe: logan tyler bounces it off the upright to keep that p.a.t. streak alive for florida state. always a fun night with these two. stadium, where aerial coverage is provided by goodyear. watching over the hard work and determination of blimp-worthy athletes for over 60 years. goodyear, official sponsor of the college football playoff. and that college football playoff needs to get filled in. will clemson be able to get through virginia tech?
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bedlam awaits in the big 12. colorado and coach mcintyre, he's got to be the coach of the year, doesn't he? >> todd: he's had a phenomenal year. but chris peterson, also, what he's doing at washington, how they've played this year. that's an interesting match-up, as well. >> joe: conventional thinking is if everything holds form, if the s.e.c. and the acc, the favorites win, ohio state's already in the clubhouse. there's going to be one s fight for. >> todd: that's where the committee is really going to get put to the test. how important conference championships are to them, in trying to determine who the four most deserving teams are. >> joe: and the s.e.c. championship will be these gators against number one alabama. their ninth championship meeting. the most between two schools in the s.e.c.
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championships. bama's 6-4. of course, last year, alabama won it 29-15. and it will be a defensive showdown, no doubt about it. it has been a fun ride to arrive at this point of the college i'm glad you've taken it with us. joe tessitore, todd blackledge, holly rowe with you here in the final minute from tallahassee. todd, we talked about whether or not there was a college football playoff implication on this game or not. 41 players, between these teams, came from just 15 high schools in the state of florida. 41 out of 15 schools. they have known each other for a
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as college rivals. >> todd: it's an interesting rivalry, too, as holly touched on it. florida state, florida wouldn't schedule them for the longest time. and then they were forced to schedule them. the miami/florida state rivalry is a little bit more respectful. there's a little bit more bitter feelings in this one, between the seminoles and the gators. the schools are closer together. and the feelings are a little bit more intense between the two schools. >> joe: for year, wouldn't come here. for the older fans, it means a lot especially. austin appleby, 14 of 29 tonight, only 109 yards passing. as he cranks this up and gets it complete to lewis.
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all the injuries that florida has had to deal with. they've been shuffling up that offensive line, as another strike to lewis. of course, luke del rio was ahead of appleby on the quarterback depth chart. there he is. we invite you to stay tuned for the ford wrapup after the game. mac and mark and stan. curious to hear their opinions, as to what has happened today. cassidy's done a great job all night long, as well. final half minute here in tallahassee. appleby with cronkrite out of the backfield, as he steps out inside the 30.
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you go up against miami and the gators and fill it in, todd. >> todd: yeah. >> joe: last four years. >> todd: yeah, that is -- that's big. you mentioned, all these guys that know each other, played against each other. in many cases, played with each other. bragging rights over spring break. >> joe: cronkrite will get the first down here. 17-1 against in-state head coach. of course, usf on that list, as well, as an opponent. and this senior class for florida state, the four-year guys. 8-0 now against florida and miami. that has never happened before. to have four years of a sweep of
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lot of talent that jimbo fisher has to work with in the next few years. and you know recruiting will stay at a high level for jimbo. oh, that was burns. >> joe: and he just had to get rid of it. and perine, just trying to make hit the clock. that is four straight wins over florida. for the noles. and jimbo fisher. and what a night for dalvin cook. and doesn't he deserve it? 153 yards. jim mcelwain's got business to do. getting ready to face his old boss in atlanta. but this one means a heck of a
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jimbo fisher is 6-1 now against florida. >> todd: another hug for dal vip. he's got one more game with him, whatever that might be in the postseason. >> joe: let's go to holly. >> holly: well, coach, i know for your seniors, a special night, to go out, never having lost to florida. what does it mean for you to see them do it? >> it's the first class to ever go 4-0 against miami, 4-0 against florida what these seniors have done for this program, very unbeliab the kids deserve it. this guy right here, he's pretty special. >> yes, sir. >> holly: he is pretty special. and dalvin, you know, they have a sign up on the jumbotron, thank you, dalvin. was this your last game tonight? and how proud of you? >> i'm proud of this team. the way we competed in this game, man. we have another go game to play. we're going to enjoy this win and i love this coaching staff, man. >> holly: i did one of your first interviews ever on signing day and you had big goals for yourself.
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leading rusher. >> that means a lot, man. this group, they did a great job. this o-line man, i have to give it to them. they did a great job of blocking for me and doing everything that i needed to do. and that's why we sitting at the top all together. >> holly: thank you, guys. a special night for both of you. >> thank you, thank you. >> thank you. >> joe: dalvin was awesome, but so was the defense. they didn't allow a third down conversion. the gators were 0 for 12. some defensive fireworks for the s. down conversion? florida state hadn't done that since 1980. held florida to only 207 yards. ninth win for the noles, as we send it to cassidy hubbarth back in the studio. so long from tallahassee. >> thanks, joe. as you heard jimbo just say, the
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first time that's happened in program history. welcome into the ford wrapup. and what a rivalry weekend it has been. headlined by the game, which lived up to the hype and then some. even if it left one coach bitterly disappointed. especially since we saw the first ever overtime between michigan and ohio state in their 113-game history. it was in front of a record-setting crowd at the shoe on pins and needles until the very last snap. ohio state tied it up o.t. first and goal, j.t. barrett keeps it himself. barrett, 125 yards rushing in the game. fourth and goal. wilton speigh. in double o.t., ohio state going for it. barrett gets the first down. jim harbaugh thinks it's short. saying postgame he was bitterly disappointed in the officiating. they reviewed the play, and the call stood.
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ohio state completes the largest comeback win versus michigan, since 1987. urban meyer improved to 5-0, but his work was far from over postgame. >> that was an exciting win. that's my wife. i'll get right back to you, at the press conference. all right. bye. she said, bring a gallon of milk home on the way home. i'll take questions. >> that's one way to celebrate. but it's penn state who could celebrate a big ten east tithe with a win versus michigan state. third quarter. trace mcsorley throws deep to an open chris godwin. penn state wins 45-12 to clinch their first big ten east division title. they'll face wisconsin next saturday.
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fourth quarter, tied at 17. cory clement with his second rushing touchdown of the day. wisconsin wins 31-17 to notch their third straight ten-win season. to the iron bowl. number 13, auburn taking on number one alabama. third quarter. jalen hurts finds stewart who does the rest. alabama didn't allow a touchdown the entire month of november. up next, they have florida in the s.e.c. championship game. south carolina, number four clemson. deshaun watson finds mike williams inside the ten. anil on his back, into the end zone. clemson rolls, 56-7, to clinch their fourth 11-win season in the last five years. number nine colorado taking on number 22 utah. utah down 20-16. joe williams stripped and takes it into the end zone. colorado wins 27-22 to get its first ever pac-12 south title. they will face washington in the pac-12 title game. so, with the buffs win, usc's chances at the title game are
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losing otherwise. adoree jackson, a punt return touchdown, kickoff return touchdown and testreceiving td the game. now, while it's been a day filled with surprises, controversy, disappointment and elation on the field, the day started with a few headlines filled with emotion off the field, as we saw three big names in coaching get fired, get hired and stay put. charlie strong, fired after going 16-21 in three seasons at herman, who went 22-4 with houston. and at lsu, the interim tag has been removed from ed sporgeron. louisville and kentucky. kentucky wins it 41-34. lamar jackson, four total tds, but three picks and a frun ch time fumble in the loss. and college football can't stop,
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mountain west mountain division, but they're down big to new mexico in their regular season finale on espn2. and byu and utah state in a close one over on espnu. that's it for the week 13 ford wrapup. i'm cassidy hubbarth. see you guys next week. (door slam) ooo! (laughter) ? oh my god get out! smile for the camera! ? woo! we all live for football. and we're headed to the playoff. life is a sport. the ford escape.
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>> the sun breaks through the clouds sunday. what to expect for your travel plans and the week ahead. >> he was a figure that is very controversial for some loved for others. >> tonight, mixed emotions around the end of an era. how the world is reacting to the and why the death of the revolutionary leader feels personal for one local man. plus firefighters sent to a dozen fires that didn't exist. how a bystander cracked the case. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 tonight. >> and right now, some people are trying to beat the mat rush home -- mad rush home. traffic is expected to increase
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good news for the people traveling tomorrow, they will have good traveling weather. let's check in with hayley lapoint. hayley: the rain showers are wrapping up tomorrow. a lot of us will see sunshine over the long weekend. take a look at what's happening now. you can see the clearing taking place in southern new hampshire from manchester and points to the south and any snow or rain showers have just been fizzling out over the last couple of hours because of the eyes clearing, that means the temperatures are going to be clearing. 36 plymouth. 35 in laconia. 36 in keene. jaffrey coming in at 33 degrees. tomorrow morning we'll wake up to temperatures in the 20's up minority and in the 30's in the southern tier of the state. there's a small chance of mountain snow showers but other than that it's sunny with a few
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temperatures will be comforting to low and even mid who's in central and southern new hampshire. coming up, we do have another shot of actually some very heavy rainfall as we get into the workweek. i'll show you when that hits coming up. cherise: hayley, thank you. tonight sorrow and celebration are filling streets in the wake of the death of fidel castro. right now cuba is in a nine-day state of mourning. events in the small island are shut down as the nation comes to terms with its first days without the in little havana, miami, joyful demonstrations and cheers continue to flood the streets. and as jim ryan reports from miami, castro's death has unleashed a torrent of mixed emotions. jim: in havana tears for the people of cuba, he was everything says this man. in miami, cheers. >> thank you, god.
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emotions. to many a heroic liberator. to many a tyrant. he shot his way to power in 1959 overthrowing a pro-american dictator and then duclairing cuba a communist state. castro was a thorn in washington's side in 1962 american spy planes had left the russians install missile in cuba. the world >> yes, we were very close to the nuclear war, extremely close. the russians removed the missiles as he told barbara walters in 1977, fidel castro made no excuses for his heavy hand. >> no decent or opposition is allowed in the public media. >> i could say honestly no. >> as much of the world hailed a fallen comrade --
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century. they were dancing the streets of miami's little havana. >> he was a sadistic murderer who brought great suffering to the 11 million people of cuba. >> this was the first sunrise over post castro cuba. no one knows if this means a new day. jim ryan, miami. cherise: president obama released a statement, saying "the cuban peopl they have a partner and friend in the united states." he has worked to establish relations with cuba. but donald trump said "fidel castro is dead." and in a later statement called him a brutal dictator. >> the question now is what will happen in cuba after castro's death? >> one analyst says that reopening of his death could play a role of how that nation evolves. >> the more that they are exposed to americanning and the
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different sectors from -- commercial sector, think tanks, academic -- academics, a whole range of americans, the more cubans are going to start saying, why not us? why can't we have this? why can't we have this way of life? >> and here in new hampshire, a religious leader says it could mark the beginning of change for cuba but it could take time. wmur mike >> this reverend has been to cuba on religious reasons. he wasn't sure if castro's death was true because there have been many premature announcements of his death. for the reverend, cuba is part of who he is. >> i fell in love with cuba in my 20's. >> he spent a year there as sem
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ex-tor. and recently from the rotary club. >> we have build relationships. >> in recent years they've installed water purify cation systems providing safe drinking water. his family also lives in cuba. >> i had wanted to continue my relationship with cuba just to give the people a sense that someone does care about them. it's a very isolated. it's says he doesn't celebrate anyone's death. but many people think it's a sign. >> conventional wisdom almost is always wrong. any sense that this will automatically bring about a change, i don't think that's the case. things move very slowly with cuba. >> he's already noticed some changes since cuba and the united states re-established diplomatic relations last year.
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using facebook. for many years this was called fidelismo, one does not know what the future will hold. i hope for the beginning of a lasting change and peace that's my hope and prayer today. >> pendleton spends about a week at a time in cuba. and he plans to flurn the future. mike con cherise: we have more reaction on fidel's castro's death and the details on the observations on -- underway in cuba. police say keegan manning hardy was driving speeds reaching 94 miles an hour near the washington village. the 25-year-old told officers he
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disfrance the vehicle. >> fire officials believe a medical condition may have caused an elderly man to crash into a pond. captain lawrence anderson says the car hit a tree, spun around and went into the pond backwards. it did land in about three feet of water. authorities are still investigating what caused that crash. >> tonight, manchester police are investigating a series of false alarms in the queen city. more than a dozen of them have been rte charged with being involved with the two incidents. wmur found out how much a false alarm drain resources. >> it was alarms being pulled for no reason around the queen city. >> last night station six which is located on amory street received a number of alarms, the same ones that were pulled the
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evening. authors have not said whether all of the incidents were relate. the civilians who helped catch the men now charged with at least two of the false alarms. >> they noticed the description of the vehicle that was given to them. and they actually were able to stop the vehicle and wait for the p.d. to come. >> 19-year-old justin nagy was arrested for false public alarm and 20-year-old stavros liability. >> any time a false alarm is pulled in the city our resources are stretch sod thin right now with all the things going on. and it's just jep dices the safety and the welfare of the individuals that really need this service. >> the chief added that when these false alarms are called in they run the risk of having a firefighter injured if their not rushing to a fire that's not even there. >> tonight the red cross is
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displaced following a fire last night. the careless disposal of a cigarette caused the fire. the red cross helped them with temporary lodging, food, and anything else they may need this fire could have been much worse considering the size of the building. but luckily it did have working sprinklers. >> what's really critical is >> what's really critical is that having smoke alarms in your the middle of a program where we are providing free smoke alarms to anybody who needs them. >> for more information about that program or how to donate you can head to redcross.org. following the excitement of black friday people were urged to shop locally in honor of small business saturday. in manchester people walked hem
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with samples and goods. they hope to see more businesses like theirs open downtown. >> a lot of people come down here just to register their cars and there is a lot more going on. there's a lot of great restaurants and food and then we're hoping more retail will come down and join us. cherise: dozens of other stores and restaurants offered many deals. it could last through the weekend. >> the power ball numbers are in. we're waiting to hear if someone has won that $403 million jackpot. here are your winning numbers. take a look at the screen. 21, 17, 37, 44, 19 with the power ball of 16. so check those numbers one more time. the last time someone won the jackpot was more than two months ago. we hope a granite stater wins tonight. >> well, a recount controversy brewing on a presidential scall. hillary clinton joining a push
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how donald trump is reacting to the news. and christmas in nashua, the holiday stroll that drew hundreds to the gate city. >> clearing skies overnight tonight that will mean some sunshine for a lot of us tomorrow. and even into the start of the workweek before more rain moves in.
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cherise: president-elect donald trump is condemning a recount in three states that he won. steins has race raised money to recount three states. and now hillary clinton's campaign is supporting the effort. clto first ever recount. this is a process that will benefit all voters. >> this will be a nonpartisan people powered effort to insure that we can rely on the integrity and the security of our votes. >> during his campaign, president-elect trump regularly claimed the election was rigged. but in a statement from his transition team, he calls the recount effort a scam and says the nation must accept the results of the election.
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reported missing in massachusetts has been found safe in the granite state. police had been searching for marley patterson lyman while visiting relatives she has since been reunited with her family. tens of thousands showed for the holiday stroll. the event draws people from all over new england to nashua. main street was closed to traffic so people can enjoy l music, street vendors and outside ice sculptors. it was put on by great american downtown. people we talked to says it's a great tradition to come to every year. >> i love all the christmas music and all the people that they put up. >> i like hearing the new music that they're playing and stuff. it's nice to hear. >> more than 30,000 people take part in that annual event. >> a local musician is on a
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justin spencer from recycled percussion is on a mission to collect as many toys as possible. he sent news 9 this message while out on the road. >> so here i am driving from las vegas to new hampshire. my goal is to do it in three days and to raise $10,000 where every single penny will go to buy toy first kids. to learn more about how to donate you can visit wmur.com. announcer: hayley lapoint and your storm 9 norkt. hayley: still mostly cloudy. but there might be some drizzle, low clouds hanging around.
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your house or go and cut down down your christmas tree, tomorrow will be the day to do i because we'll have some sunshine and we'll be dry as well. it's not going to be perfectly sunny. up in the north country could be a few flurryies coming through. tells in the 30's and 40's by the afternoon tomorrow. so some scattered rain showers and snow showers. they've been lurking throughout the evening here. and even though on radart and done with. there is some drizz to be had. so overnight it will be slow improvement. you can see there is actually some clearing. points to the south. you can see on the satellite where the clouds are breaking apart there. so slowly that will happen even more as we go through the overnight. and that will mean sunshine for the day tomorrow. still some unsettled weather off towards the west. it won't be a completely sunny day tomorrow.

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