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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: the accused gunman in friday's deadly planned parenthood shooting sitting behind bars this morning. the comments he made to lis just moments after his arrest. frank: close friends remembering melrose native officer garrett swasey, the melrose native killed in that attack. his ties to the local figure skating community. danielle: waking up to a chill in the air. how cold it will get as we wrap up the holiday weekend. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: and a good morning to you. thank you so much for joining us on this chilly sunday morning. i'm antoinette antonio. frank: and i'm frank holland. it's sunday, november 29. a live look outside right now. only 29 degrees as we take a look into the city of boston on the busiest travel day of the year.
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a lot of catching flight, getting into your car right now. danielle vollmar has your forecast as you make your way to your destination. danielle: i was just admiring that shot, frank and antoinette. beautiful. a lot of sunshine over boston but we are talking about some fog now. that has developed in some leagues although the latest visibilities have improved now in metro west. we did see some fog within the last hour in some spots especially here in needham. but down to about three-mile visibility in springfield. notice though local live radar is clear at this point. the big story this morning is going to be those wind chills. when you factor in the air temperature plus the wind, what it actually feels like outside, more like 14 in worcester. like 25 in boston. and like 35 right now on the cape. so it's a cold start if you're headed out right now. you want to grab a winter coat. you're going to need it. now as we go through the day here, in, say, worcester county, here's what happens. we'll see full sunshine. temperatures will warm up in the low 40's today. so it's a colder start out there and even a colder finish.
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on the cape and the islands, we're going to hang on no toes clouds pretty much all day long. we'll see some breaks of sunshine, i think, by about 4:00 or 5:00. but temperatures only warm up into the mid 40's for highs. so it's a cold day today. it's even colder as we head towards tomorrow. but then a warm-up is coming. we'll talk about when we could see the 50's in the seven-day forecast aheadment antoinette? antoinette: danielle, thank you. right now. we are getting a clearer picture of the moments after a deadly shooting rampage at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado. three people were gunned down including melrose native, officer garrett swasey. the accused gunman is in custody this morning. frank: investigators revealing he used the phrase "no more baby parts" after his arrest. 57-year-old robert lewis dear is being held without bail. police used a robot to search his cabin and a nearby storage shed. neighbors say he mostly kept to himself and was, quote, "kind of strange." he's accused of killing three and injuring nine others. the names of the two victims
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at a memorial for officer swasey in colorado springs, the chief of police talked about that officer's brave actions. chief: he knew, he knew the risks and he loved what he did. he dedicated himself to being here. he dedicated himself to this profession. and there's no way, there's no way that i think that i could have done anything different to make him a better officer. frank: attorney general lorettya planned parenthood a crime antoinette: boston police officers are keeping watch on the planned parenthood clinic in boston. on comm ave is closed for the expected to re-open as scheduled on monday. massachusetts planned parenthood says strong security measures remain in place at all clinics for the safety of patients and staff. officer swasey had close ties to the figure skating community in massachusetts including a friendship with olympian nancy kerrigan. both skaters practiced together in stoneham in their younger days.
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here's the eyeopener's reid lamberty. reid: nancy kerrigan says it may have been on the ice here at stoneham arena that brought them together, but it's what developed outside of these cold walls that solidified their friendship. kerrigan: we spent every day together probably for a number of years. reid: they were-- in a word-- family, separated only by two years in age, united by one passion on the ice. kerrigan: he was strong and powerful and yet somehow did it with a nice ease. reid: nancy kerrigan can't recall a time when she didn't know garrett swasey and tonight remains devastated that the "champion figure skater turned cop" died in the line of duty racing to help other officers who were under fire. kerrigan: that doesn't surprise me trying to be there for someone else, to help someone reid: swasey and kerrigan trained together in stoneham, both as singles, before the melrose high school grad transitioned to ice dancing becoming a junior national champion in 1992 with partner christine fowler-binder. fowler-binder: i kind of was pushing him probably over the
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the patience to calm me down, and you know, we worked together like brother and sister would. reid: kerrigan recalls swasey as being protective, caring, and nurturing of his skating partners. kerrigan: it was great to have someone like that in my corner. reid: a man who we all now knows was in everyone's corner. kerrigan: you can't explain it. kerrigan: you can't explain it. it's horrific; it's sad. reid: kerrigan says swasey's parents, with whom she is still close, first sent her a text with the terrible news and then spoke with her over the phone. all of this hours before any of us knew the sacrifice garrett swasey made. in stoneham, reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: police in leicester recover an assault rifle in the search for a man allegedly tied to a domestic violence incident. "the worcester telegram" reports the suspect is now in custody. also confiscated by police, several rifle clips and ammunition. according to "the telegram," the suspect was tracked down in royalston. right now. boston police are asking for your help in solving a thanksgiving day murder near fenway park.
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police are trying to figure out if the shooting happened inside or outside "who's on first" on 30-year-old jephthe chery was an innocent bystander. "who's on first" has been cited by the city. the owners will be called before antoinette: a troubling image goes viral on facebook. the photo shows a dog with its mouth duct taped. a woman, who is presumed to be his owner, posted the picture with the caption "this is what happens when you don't shut up." authorities in florida, where she lives, and connecticut where she is believed to have recently visited are investigating. right now they are not sure of her exact location. >> we've been talking to a lot of people, following up on leads and talking with the other agencies seeing if we can figure out exactly where this person is and whether or not this animal was abused or neglected. antoinette: in response to negative feedback, the woman later wrote, "don't panic, everyone. it was only for a minute."
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frank: new this morning. beacon hill to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products nearly 60 state representatives and senators support the measure. buy cigarettes and other products from 18 to 21. health committee could decide next year to advance the bill. are waiting right now to see if they will be allowed to carry pepper spray. they took the matter to an arbitrator after the former school superintendent disarmed them last year. "the globe" reports school police in the city carry handcuffs and radios. school police in worcester and springfield are allowed to carry guns. on the way this morning, lost and found! a charity display for boston's firefighters is back where it belongs this morning. frank: where the stolen boot turned up. and tips from expert moms. newscenter 5's erika tarantal shows us the hot new toys of the holiday season that are both fun and educational. kelley: babies born too soon. how massachusetts ranks
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the most premature births. danielle: cold weather settles in but not for long. there's a warm-up mid-week. and when we could see some
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antoinette: good morning. it's 8:11. welcome back. "b" when it comes to premature births. newscenter 5's kelley tuthill takes a closer look at the young lives at risk for death and a variety of health complications. kelley: molly wylie was expecting an april baby, but max arrived three months early. molly: he was three pounds and two ounces when he was born. kelley: show me. molly: he was about this big. he was tiny. kelley: max had to spend 32 days in the neonatal intensive care unit. molly: to not take your baby home from the hospital is heart-breaking, and it can be a very trying time. kelley: november is prematurity awareness month, and the march of dimes gives massachusetts a
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"b" when it comes to premature births. 8.6% of massachusetts babies arrive too soon. boston, worcester, springfield, and lowell were all worse than the statewide rate. only cambridge was graded higher, receiving an "a" with a premature birth rate of 6.8%. the march of dimes is particularly concerned about racial disparities that show higher preterm birth rates for women of color. dr. dewayne pursley: we need to ensure that women have access to care. and that's important not only when they're pregnant but even kelley: the biggest risk of premature birth is death. though most babies survive, they can indeed face serious health challenges. dr. dewayne pursley: including those relating to the lung, to the brain, neurologic kelley: the march of dimes is working to improve health care and educate mothers about risk factors including maternal age and wylie works with beth israel deaconess medical center providing support to other parents of preemies. her son max will soon turn three
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birth. molly: he had quite a few developmental delays. his gross motor skills were delayed. his communication was delayed. now my husband and i look at each other and say, "can you believe we were worried about his talking?" because he doesn't stop. kelley: in boston, kelley tuthill, wcvb, newscenter 5. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: a lot of people hilting the roads, maybe heading to the airport right now. it's a really busy travel day. they're not going to deal with much. just maybe some cold temperatures. danielle: maybe some cold temperatures. that's for sure this morning. a lot of wind out there too making it feel more like the teens and 20's this morning. if you're headed out, i would definitely bundle up. antoinette: good idea. danielle: look at this shot though. it was gorgeous. just really cold if you step outside the door looking at the boats there and some, you know, you see some high clouds out there but that sunshine just reflecting really nicely through the cloud cover. really is going to be a mostly sunny day for most of us.
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going to be the cape and the islands which is going to hang on to those clouds a little bit longer i think or mainly through the day today. we're watching the clouds that came in earlier associated with this cold front. this cold front brought us the rain yesterday afternoon. now parts of the mid atlantic picking up that rain. then we're watching a secondary cold front up to the north. this is actually going to bring in colder air tonight into first thing tomorrow morning. so we're not done with the cold yet. get ready. notice the 24-hour temperature change here. 15-25 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. you do remember yesterday though. we were in the 50's to start out in the morning hours. so right now starting in the 30's in boston. 26 in worcester. low 40's on the cape. mid 40's on the islands. and then you factor in the wind. it feels more like the 20's and even teens. highs today only going to reach into the low to mid 40's. we will expect a lot of sunshine, as i said before.
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and notice those winds pick up because of that cold front from the north to the north and east at about 10-15 miles an hour. and watch these winds. i really want to point these out to you especially in chatham. as the winds turn to the north and east after midnight tonight and they pick up, we're going to have really cold air blowing over really warm ocean water. that ocean water is at 50 degrees. that creates enough umpf to get ocean-effect clouds going and maybe a few ocean-effect showers in the form of some rain or maybe even snow showers depending on how cold we get overnight. notice the future cast is indicating that around 4:00 or 5:00 in the morning. if you're waking up on the cape and the islands tomorrow morning, you may see a couple of these light snow showers, light rain showers. out there. not expecting anything in terms of accumulation. just want to give you the heads up with all of that. tonight temperatures drop back into the 20's. night. it's a cold night too. it will feel even colder at the bus stop tomorrow.
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then tomorrow during the day we only warm up into the upper 30's to right around 40 degrees. we will have a lot of sunshine but notice that wind starts to turn to the south afternoon east later tomorrow. that is the milder airy vent ally working in for tuesday. then that's out ahead of a system that is going to bring us some pretty steady rain. maybe even heavier rain overnight tuesday into first thing wednesday. so let me show you this and break it down on the seven-day forecast. notice we're going to start out dry, i think, tuesday morning but once we get towards tuesday, 6:00, rain showers moving on n we'll see that through the overnight hours into first thing wednesday. it continues through wednesday afternoon. we are in the mid 50's on wednesday. but then behind this system we turn colder back into the 40's thursday and friday. antoinette and frank. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. time right now is 8:16. a check of the stories we're following right now. antoinette: pope francis is now
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in the central african republic. nearly a half-million people turned out to see pope francis in uganda saturday. he honored the country's 19th century christian martyrs who were burned alive. he also urged the faithful to take care of the elderly and poor. frank: a tribute to the lives lost on the el faro. a memorial service was held in florida saturday for the 33 crew members who died when the cargo ship went down during hurricane joaquin. three crew members had ties to massachusetts. during the public service, november 28 was designated "a day in memoriam" for the crew. antoinette: right now a boston fire department boot is back where it belongs. back in may, the boot was stolen from engine 33 along with a metal box used to collect money for muscular dystrophy and fallen firefighters. on friday, engine 33 responded to a trash fire inside the pru that's where they spotted the boot in the debris. unfortunately the box full of money is still missing. firefighters say they are happy to have their station boot back.
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halloran. bob: for some reason, the pregame analysis of the patriots/broncos match-up has me thinking about that old joke-- "other than that, mrs. lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?" danny amendola is out. even with him, tom brady only completed half his passes against buffalo. the broncos lead the nfl with 34 sacks, and they have the best pass defense in the league. it's going to be a tough challenge for the patriots. amendola did not travel to denver and will not play tonight. that leaves tom brady with only three healthy wide receivers. guys like brandon lafell and rob gronkowski will need to step up in a big way. >> i'm definitely challenged. when you have a challenge, you have to rise up. the players have to step in. other players have to take on bigger roles. whatever the coaches plan, whatever they design, just as a player you have to go out there and go out there and perform to the best of my ability and do it well. brady: they are very aggressive. i don't think there's anything offense can do to dictate, you know, what they do defensively.
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then they, you know, and then they try to, you know, tear your head off. bob: let's hope they're unsuccessful in tearing tom brady's head off. boston college closed out its football season with an 8th straight loss. 20-17 to the syracuse orangemen. that's sports. have a great day. antoinette: the holiday shopping season is officially underway this weekend. parents looking for gifts that offer fun and learning need to look no further. newscenter 5's erika tarantal got the inside scoop from the group "big city moms." >> you step in a toy store and you see hundreds of items. erika: lauren jimeson from "big city moms" says to overwhelmed parents everywhere these could simplify your holiday season. bryce here, our non-scientific control to make sure they're kid approved. pretty obvious this guy's a "yes." lauren explains beatbo sings, dances, and teaches. lauren: their abc's, their numbers and things like that. it has really fun bright colors, lights.
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it said "i love you" back. erika: this "smart toy bear" erika: lauren says fine tune motors skills with the "sit to that lasts. lauren: from baby stage all the way up into the toddler years. >> what letter is that? erika: turn the ipad into a teaching tool with tiggly. the app-based toys come in shapes, numbers, and the just released letters editions. lauren: if you're gonna put them in front of a screen, why not make it educational r them. comes with an app that turns dress-up-- >> backpack. >> it's a backpack. erika: -- into so much more. lauren: it allows you to kind of make your own movie and really kind of be your own director. erika: clearly bryce here is already a star. antoinette: great ideas there. and for more advice "big city moms" is hosting their main annual event for expectant and new parents "the biggest baby shower ever" coming up in boston tuesday, december 8, at the back bay events center. wcvb is a sponsor.
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you can find out more on our website wcvb.com. reminding you just how far behind we all are on our holiday shopping, right? frank: of course this is all for the kids. that's a a good place to start. antoinette: the best place to start. a golden anniversary for the peanuts gang. frank: good grief! i love how charlie brown says that. we'll take a closer look at what's made the cartoon such a success over the last 50 years, as abc gets ready to host a special anniversary this week. and a reminder this morning newscenter 5 starts an hour earlier now on sunday evenings. get the latest breaking news and your storm team 5 forecast starting at 5:00. john: here's another live look from east boston looking over logan airport and into the city of boston this morning. it is a chilly one if you're heading out the door right now.
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man: because the oceans matter to us all. p man: i'm there to explore the frontier of knowledge. -man: here for the commonwealth. -woman: and the common good. -woman: umass. -man: here for a reason. danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. i had the opportunity to visit woodland school in weston earlier this week. here they are. i just want to show you real quick if i can. a good group of kids. they knew a lot about the weather. now i want to talk about november. it has been a warm month. yesterday's high temperature was 60 degrees. but that was actually set right around midnight. temperatures fell yesterday
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afternoon back into the 40's and today will be no different. 46 for a high. tomorrow only 39 degrees but look at wednesday. back into the 50's. antoinette and frank. frank: thanks a lot, danielle. hard to believe it was five christmas" aired for the first time on television. to celebrate abc is hosting a 50th anniversary special tomorrow night. antoinette: the son of peanuts creator charles schulz gives brandi hitt insight into what made the cartoon such a big success. brandi: good grief! it's been 50 years. >> all right, quiet, everybody. brandi: charles schulz's lovable peanuts characters were brought to life on television in a charlie brown christmas for the first time back in 1965. charlie brown: i just don't understand it. brandi: the story of a troubled boy, his dog snoopy, and friends coming to the rescue. lucy: no, no, no. listen, all of you.
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craig schulz: back when i was a kid in the '60's, you would get your family together and sit down around the tv set and you would watch it. brandi: 50 years later schulz's son craig says the holiday special's themes and emotions still ring true. craig: we're all there when charlie brown loses. we lose a lot more in life than we ever win. brandi: listen to these voices. >> i always end up playing a shepherd. brandi: schulz said these aren't professional actors who auditioned for the roles. these are neighborhood kids pulled from classrooms. >> oh, no, we're doomed. brandi: snoopy is excited ready to celebrate monday's golden anniversary along with an hour-long special on abc leading up to what has now become a holiday classic. >> merry christmas, charlie brown. brandi: brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. special. i always look forward to that. even if you don't necessarily sit down and watch it, it's nice having it in the background
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while you're trimming the tree. frank: it's like the unofficial start of the holiday season right here. charlie brown. brown. the great pumpkin. you know what i'm talking about. antoinette: yes, i do. still ahead this morning, the presidential candidates back out weekend. frank: hillary clinton touching down here in boston today. the big rally for her and the plan she's expected to unveil to the crowd. antoinette: many local ties for a colorado police officer killed in a violent standoff. how friends in melrose are remembering the fallen hero. frank: a final goodbye for a little girl who touched millions around the world. the community service for bella bond in winthrop. antoinette: take a look at what boston. the sun is shining. clear skies out there but don't be fooled because it is very cold if you're maybe heading out to logan airport to catch that flight this morning. 8:27. 30 cyber sales are storming in with ultra hdtv deals. x i'll look good
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"eyeopener." frank: good morning. morning. i'm frank holland. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio along with danielle vollmar. a lot of people heading home from thanksgiving going to the airport, hitting the roads. a little rain? yesterday. in fact, it's pretty good sunshinewise but we are talking about cold temperatures. if you step outside the door, you're going to feel that air. it is cold and brisk outside. 25 right now in orange. it's 26 in worcester. 32 in boston. mid 40's right now on nantucket. that's the warm spot. look at portsmouth though. 29 degrees. and 27 in concord. so it is a chilly start. you factor in the winds, it everywhere. as we go through the day though, we'll warm up into the low to even mid 40's for highs with sunshine especially in boston and points north and west. now south and east like the cape and the islands, you may hang on to the clouds a little built longer today. you've had them already this morning. the winds are going to pick up,
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too, out of the north and turn to the north and east, anywhere from 10-15 miles an hour. but here goes those clouds that are pulling down to the south slowly but surely. they're associated with that cold front that came through and brought us the rain yesterday. now we have a second cold front we're watching. it is dry in nature, but it's going to bring down even colder air so we'll talk about how cold we get ahead. antoinette? antoinette: danielle, thank you. 8:32. stories we're following right now. police are searching for the photo on facebook-- a dog with its mouth duct-taped shut. investigators are not sure of her exact location. they say she lives in florida but recently visited connecticut. police in both states are police in leicester recover an assault rifle in the search for a man allegedly tied to a
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"the worcester telegram" reports the suspect is now in custody. he was arrested in royalston. also confiscated by police, several rifle clips and ammunition. frank: the man accused in the shooting deaths of three people clinic is being held without bail. investigators revealing the suspect used the phrase "no more baby parts" after his arrest. authorities searched his home yesterday. was a police officer from melrose. officer garrett swasey left a strong impression in his hometown of melrose. i spoke to those who knew and admired him. >> he lived a short life but a life that certainly made its mark on the world. frank: the mayor of melrose sharing fond memories of melrose native garret swasey. colorado/colorado springs police officer was killed in the line of duty on friday. >> he was a tremendous athlete. frank: mayor dolan and swasey both graduated from melrose high in 1989. swasey was a champion figure
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skater then. in his year book quote, swasey shared his dreams of competing in the 1996 olympics. >> i remember him as someone he used to get up 4:00 in the morning before school and train. the 44-year-old husband and father of two was shot and killed while responding to a shooting at a planned parenthood chief: we are a small community, my heart goes out to the family. frank: chief michael lyle knew the swasey family before they moved away from the tight-knit north shore community. two of swasey's classmates are now melrose officers. >> not only did you lose a son, you lost a dad here, and this is devastating, devastating to anyone in law enforcement. >> we're speechless. and his hometown community will do whatever it takes to support his family. frank: after the funeral arrangements have been finalized, the mayor and the police chief say they plan to hold a memorial for swasey in his hometown. antoinette: an emotional final goodbye to the little girl we first knew as baby doe. family and friends attending the
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it was back in june the toddler's body was found on deer island inside a trash bag. as the eyeopener's sera congi reports, bella is finally resting in peace. >> i'm sure she's gone to heaven already, but she's finally having her body put to rest. sera: with a handmade quilt draped over her casket, bella bond's father and other loved ones said good-bye at the burial service for the toddler who touched so many lives. the two-year-old's body was found this summer in a bag washed ashore deer island in winthrop. she became known as baby doe during the nationwide search to identify her. three months later investigators learned baby doe was bella bond, the victim of abuse. her mother rachelle bond and her boyfriend michael mccarthy are now charged in bella's death.
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process for many people in the community. sera: house speaker robert deleo from winthrop organized a special mass today so the community could mourn her memory. deleo: that gives us some good feeling that as she rests she can look down and say that she was loved. and that she was loved by an awful lot of people. sera: ever since her body was found on winthrop's deer island, the community has stepped up to honor the girl's memory. and now winthrop is bella bond's final resting place. >> she touched so many hearts. >> i am feeling relieved that bella is finally being put to rest. sera: bella will be buried next to her paternal great-grandmother in a town that hopes to bring peace to a child's tragic life. deleo: she's looked upon as a daughter of our town, as a daughter of wintrhop. i dare say daughter of commonwealth and beyond. sera: in winthrop, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: commitment 2016. hillary clinton holds a campaign rally in boston today. and mayor marty walsh will be by her side at faneuil hall. clinton is expected to unveil an ambitious economic plan with the focus on repairing the nation's infrastructure. the rally scheduled for 2:30
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antoinette: on the republican side, donald trump and ben carson with two very different campaign stops. trump in florida, and carson overseas in jordan. a grand entrance for the republican frontrunner in florida. announcer: our next president of the united states. antoinette: donald trump arriving for a rally in sarasota in his personal helicopter before taking the stage with thousands of fans packed inside. the candidate, known for stirring controversy, was quickly interrupted by a heckling protester. trump: be nice, be nice. don't hurt the person. don't be rude. don't hurt the person. antoinette: trump taking a diplomatic approach to the was criticized for his handling of another protest. trump: get him outta here! throw him out! antoinette: at that rally, a man wearing a "black lives matter" t-shirt was allegedly pushed and hit by trump supporters as security escorted him out. trump saved most of his attacks for critics who've questioned his treatment of a newspaper reporter with a rare genetic disorder. trump: now, the poor guy.
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you ought to see the guy. "uh, i don't know what i said. i don't remember." i don't mock people who have antoinette: meanwhile overseas, rival ben carson was kissing babies in jordan on a trip to bolster his foreign policy credentials. he spent the day visiting camps for refugees fleeing syria. carson: we're just getting a good impression of what's going on here. antoinette: carson has rejected president obama's plan to bring at least 10,000 syrian refugees to the u.s. this year. he said the government should do more to help countries like jordan to re-settle refugees in the middle east. meanwhile, many countries in the region overwhelmed by the refugees sayestern countries need to do more to ease the humanitarian crisis. the state board of education has decided against the new parc exam, but they still want to replace the mcas. senate president stan rosenberg says he is all for the plan. he's also talking d.c.f., saying
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the bay state once had the best child welfare systems in the country, and we must now find and fix the problems. watch "on the record" this morning at 11:00 right here on channel 5 to hear more from stan rosenburg. that's followed by "matter of fact with fernando espuelas." his guest this week senator tim kain. right now he's on the way to becoming the democrat's nominee for vice president. frank: the patriots take on the broncos tonight without wide receiver danny amendola. he did not travel with the team to denver. amendola sprained his knee against the bills last monday. although he returned to practice friday, the decision was made to give him at least a week off. the only three wide receivers available are brandon lafell, chris harper, and keyshawn martin. >> i'm definitely challenged. whenever you see a challenge, you have to rise up. the players have to step in. other players have to take on bigger roles. whatever the coaches plan, whatever they design, just as a player you've just got to go out there and go out there and perform to the best of your ability and do it well. brady: they are very aggressive. i don't think there's anything
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offense can really do to dictate what they do defensively. they just call their defense and then they, you know, then they try to, you know, tear your head off. frank: brady's wide receiver options have caught a total of 23 passes this year. lafell, who's only recently back from injury himself; keyshawn martin, questionable; and chris harper, who has never caught an nfl pass. and if the patriot offense struggles, their defense may be able to pick up the slack. patriot defense -- under-rated to begin with -- is second to the broncos in points allowed, and they'll be facing quarterback brock osweiler who's making just his second nfl start. kickoff is at 8:30 tonight. coming up this morning, prosecutors in ohio have released new surveillance footage that shows a cleveland police officer fatally shooting a 12-year-old boy. antoinette: ahead this morning what those images reveal and how they could sway a grand jury's upcoming decision. also ahead thousands of dollars raised for sick kids.
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true. danielle: chilly today but there is a warm-up on the way. and a chance for some heavy rain. we'll have the timeline ahead. i'll show you the advantages to
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antoinette: good morning. it's 8:44. welcome back. it's the busiest shopping weekend of the year, and there is a big push to shop local. yesterday was small business saturday, a nationwide campaign meant to boost sales for small merchants. boston mayor marty walsh joined the festivities in roslindale village. he stressed the importance of buying local, adding that on average small businesses make up
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during the holiday season. mayor: i'm asking everyone to go out when they do their christmas shopping just to stop at one of our local businesses. there's a lot of great items in our stores in every neighborhood in the city. it would be great to support the local businesses. antoinette: earlier this month mayor walsh announced the "5 on main" challenge during which at least five times during the holiday season. frank: it is definitely a tight squeeze. but this hot trend could get you into some of boston's hottest neighborhoods for less. so, of course, being our tallest reporter, i had to check it out. frank: the new big thing in city living-- small spaces. >> it's small but convenient. very modern. frank: marilyn and rodrigo are harvard graduate students. >> so this is our kitchen. frank: they call this 450 square foot micro apartment in allston home.
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the price about $2,400 per >> for me it's been better than expected. frank: there are no real guidelines for micro apartments, but if you can go from the bedroom to the living room to the kitchen this quick, you are probably in one. >> this apartment is small but we are small people. frank: just to give you an idea of how small 450 square feet is, i'm 6'4". i can walk from end to end in about eight steps and touch the ceiling without a ladder. >> it's about what it comes with. frank: in many cases micro apartments allow renters to get access to high amenity buildings at a fraction of the price of a full size unit. here at the continuum there is a roof deck, a game room, and full-size gym. >> in the end we are outside a lot. we are in the common areas a lot. frank: small can apparently also have its advantages. >> it's easier to clean. frank: all of this is part of a bigger movement in the boston area. mayor marty walsh has said he wants to add 20,000 units for moderate-income families by 2030. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar.
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antoinette: all right. we have made it up to 33 degrees compared to the upper 20's we had earlier this morning. danielle: that's right. you know, it was in the 50's yesterday morning at this point snoifn i remember. danielle: do you remember that one? a 24-hour change. that's the difference that a cold front can make. i do want to talk about something more serious. you can see behind me this map is pretty much lit up. we had an ice storm out through parts of kansas and oklahoma. i want to show you what's going on up to about an inch of ice has accumulated on power lines you see there on trees. it's also made roads very slick. there's been dangerous and even fatal accidents on the roads down there. yes, i actually worked down in that market so i remember that very well. ice is a very dangerous player so unfortunately for one of the busiest travel days or the busiest weekend, it's pretty dicey down there for but for us luckily it's been rain showers associated with this part of the cold front. and now that rain has moved to the south. right now though, we do have some clouds around.
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we're watching this front to the north and west. that's actually going to usher in even colder air as question head towards this evening into the overnight and into first thing tomorrow. but notice clouds still hugging our coastline and i do think the cape and the islands unfortunately for you folks down there it's going to take a lot longer for you to see sunshine like the boston area is already seeing. 32 degrees currently. the winds are out of the west-northwest at about eight. it makes it feel more like 25 degrees out there. so again if you're headed out, i would grab a coat. it looks really nice but it is actually very cold. temperatures today only warming up into the low to mid 40's for highs and notice those winds will shift from the north eventually to the north and east. and they're going to pick up through the afternoon and even this evening. in fact, here are those wind speeds right now. anywhere from 8-14 miles an hour. right now they're out of the north and west. event later later today they're going to shift to the north and east and as that cold air blows
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over that warmer ocean water, know ocean water right now is at 50 degrees. that creates moisture to get ocean-effect clouds and even ocean-effect showers going. you can see this is the chatham wind forecast turn to go the north and east after midnight so i would say after midnight tonight expect more clouds to move in and maybe snow showers even depending on how cold the temperatures are. in fact, let me show you this on the future cast. notice by midnight the cape and the the islands betting some of this cloud cover. here comes maybe one or two in. now this latest model actually trying to bring it in along the south shore as well with that northeast trajectory of the winds. so be aware of this. anyone from boston points south and east could see some flurries to wake up to tomorrow morning or rain showers depending on that temperature. i do think that temperature will be below freezing. accumulation. i'm not trying to freak anyone out but we are talking about seeing some flurries out this tomorrow morning. tonight's overnight lows, the 20's, low 30's. and then tomorrow during the
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day, we only warm up into the highs. a lot of sunshine though through the day. so we'll take that. it will be fimenterred sunshine though. then as we head towards tuesday, notice the temperatures jump up into the upper 40's, even low 50's in spots. with that comes some much-needed here's what happens on the notice the morning is is drievment once we get towards, say, 5:00 or 6:00, i think some rain could be in the area pike. and then after that, everybody starts to see the rain. there could even be some heavy downpours out there. we're looking for anywhere from a half he an inch to an inch of rain in total. the heaviest rain coming overnight into first thing wednesday morning. so wednesday morning commute could be a wet one. it will also be mild. we fall back into the 40's thursday and friday. looking at lots of sunshine over next weekend. antoinette and frank. antoinette: thank you. 8:50 right now.
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stories we're following right now on the eye. frank: after a six-hour manhunt, the man accused of killing a police officer in pennsylvania is in custody. 31-year-old ray shelter, jr., was arrested overnight in new florence. he's accused of fatally shooting st. clair township officer lloyd reed. the veteran officer was responding to a domestic violence call last night when he was gunned down. antoinette: a grand jury weighing whether to charge a white police officer in the shooting of a 12-year-old black boy in ohio will see this new video. tamir rice was shot and killed a year ago. the child was carrying a pellet gun near a playground when he was shot and killed. the video captured by a security camera shows more angles of what happened. frank: threats made to walmart stores have police in maine concerned. police say several threats have been made this weekend at stores in york and cumberland counties forcing evacuations. police say the caller's voice is male, possibly computer generated. antoinette: thousands of dollars raised in maine for an organization that makes the dreams of chronically ill children come true.
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your own candy cane" event benefiting the dream factory. that organization, which is celebrating its 28th anniversary, grants the wishes of sick children. frank: looks like a good time. antoinette: great things they do for those kids. frank: ahead this morning we're heading west to the small town of grafton. antoinette: the heart of that town, the common green, and the iconic bandstand. why locals say you just can't call it a gazebo. and don't forget earlier now on sunday evenings. your storm team 5 forecast starting at 5:00. frank: and a live look outside right now. looking at lotion and airport. this is one of many flights boston. a chilly start to it. danielle vollmar has your forecast coming up after the
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danielle: welcome back. vollmar. well, november 30 is the last day of hurricane season. so far we've gone through all the names you see crossed out here including up through kate. now the ocean waters look very quiet at least in our atlantic ocean. as for the high temperature this month, we're well above average. yesterday's high was 60 degrees. that was right around midnight. then temperatures fell into the 40's through the afternoon. we're running 4.3 degrees above normal.
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we only really have one more day left of november. and then it officially kicks off to meteorological winter. you're going to feel a difference when you step outside the door tomorrow. high temperatures only reaching the mid to upper 30's. antoinette and frank. this morning we head to to the small worcester county town of grafton. frank: the heart of that town is its common. this morning, chronicle's anthony everett shows us its unique link to hollywood. anthony: town greens are by design meant to attract people. some can't seem to escape. >> i grew up four houses down. we own the store which is right there on the common. we live now just ten houses up. the common is my magnet. i call it my magnet that won't let me go. anthony: carol has spent her entire life on the graft town common where she and her husband craig own the grafton country
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store. >> yes. my little circumference is extremely small. anthony: the grafton common wouldn't look out of place in vermont, but it's just minutes from the worcester town line. marked by traditional rail fencing and lined with shade trees, the common's centerpiece comes courtesy of hollywood. the movie "ah wilderness" was filmed here in the 1930's. >> they did the movie. they built the bandstand. they left it when they were completed with the movie. so it's been on our town common anthony: just please don't call >> i stand corrected. it's not a gazebo. i don't know why it's not a gazebo, but people say it's not a gazebo. it's a bandstand. >> we tell that to people from out of town that call it a gazebo. antoinette: tomorrow on "chronicle," get your christmas on with "elf," the musical jose mateo's nutcracker production; fall river's "deck the halls" even
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danish holiday pastries. plus, a peek at boston's official tree. a sleighful of holiday treats, tomorrow at 7:30 on "chronicle." already got to watch elf. me and danielle went. watching nutcracker tonight. getting into the holiday spirit. frank: totally. antoinette: this is me trying to get frank into the holiday spirit. frank: was elf good. antoinette: it was good. a great time. on the way this morning, having fun and learning at the same time. frank: ahead this morning, newscenter 5's erika tarantal has the inside scoop from moms on the hot toys that promise to deliver both. antoinette: and a live look outside this morning. it is clear and sunny but cold out there, folks, as you head
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: the accused gunman parenthood shooting sitting behind bars this morning. the comments he made to police just after his arrest. melrose native officer garrett swasey, the melrose native his ties to the local figure skating community. danielle: waking up to a chill how cold it will get as we wrap up the holiday weekend. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." antoinette: a good morning to we have our final hour of the "eyeopener" on this sunday morning.
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i'm antoinette antonio. frank: and i'm frank holland. it's sunday, november 29. beautiful shot outside from east boston looking into the city of boston. busiest travel day of the year. a lot of you are getting in your danielle vollmar has the forecast you need before you set off. hey, danielle. and antoinette. that was a gorgeous shot. you see bright blue skies over boston but parts of the cape and the islands and even the south coast still socked in with high clouds out there. temperaturewise though, you're milder on the cape in the mid 40's right now on nantucket. this is the wind chill though. this is when you factor in the air temperature and also the winds but it feels more like 20 in worcester and like 27 still in boston. so we did have wind chills in the teens. we've improved just a bit. we'll take it. temperatures in the mid 30's along the south shore. low 40's on the cape and islands. as we go through the next 12 hours there, we will see temperatures hold in the mid 40's. we'll have clouds around for the cape and the islands and temperatures will start to drop
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as we head through the overnight hours. we'll talk about just how cold we get as well as the warm-up that follows. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. right now. we are getting a clearer picture of the moments after a deadly shooting rampage at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado. three people were gunned down including melrose native, officer garrett swasey. the accused gunman is in custody this morning. frank: investigators revealing he alledgely used the phrase "no more baby parts" after his arrest. 57-year-old robert lewis dear is being held without bail. police used a robot to search his cabin and a nearby storage shed. neighbors say he mostly kept to himself and was, quote, "kind of strange." he's accused of killing three and injuring nine others. the names of the other two victims have not been released. at a memorial for officer swasey in colorado springs, the chief of police talked about that officer's brave actions.
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chief: he knew, he knew the risks and he loved what he did. he dedicated himself to being here. he dedicated himself to this profession. and there's no way, there's no way that i think that i could have done anything different to make him a better officer. frank: attorney general lorettya lynch calling the shooting at planned parenthood a crime against women. officers are keeping watch on the planned parenthood clinic in boston. on comm ave is closed for the expected to re-open as scheduled on monday. massachusetts planned parenthood says strong security measures remain in place at all clinics for the safety of patients and staff. officer swasey had close ties to the figure skating community in massachusetts including a friendship with olympian nancy kerrigan. both skaters practiced together in stoneham in their younger days. here's the eyeopener's reid lamberty. reid: nancy kerrigan says it may have been on the ice here at stoneham arena that initially brought them together, but it's what developed outside of these cold walls that solidified their friendship. kerrigan: we spent every day
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together probably for a number of years. reid: they were-- in a word-- family, separated only by two years in age, united by one passion on the ice. kerrigan: he was strong and powerful and yet somehow did it with a nice ease. reid: nancy kerrigan can't recall a time when she didn't know garrett swasey and tonight remains devastated that the "champion figure skater turned cop" died in the line of duty racing to help other officers who were under fire. kerrigan: that doesn't surprise me trying to be there for someone else, to help someone else. reid: swasey and kerrigan trained together in stoneham, both as singles, before the melrose high school grad transitioned to ice dancing becoming a junior national
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champion in 1992 with partner christine fowler-binder. fowler-binder: i kind of was pushing him probably over the edge at times and he always had the patience to calm me down, and you know, we worked together like brother and sister would. reid: kerrigan recalls swasey as being protective, caring, and nurturing of his skating partners. kerrigan: it was great to have someone like that in my corner. reid: a man who we all now know kerrigan: you can't explain it. it's horrific; it's sad. reid: kerrigan says swasey's parents, with whom she is still with the terrible news and then all of this hours before any of us knew the sacrifice garrett swasey made. in stoneham, reid lamberty, wcvb, newscenter 5. recover an assault rifle in the search for a man allegedly tied to a domestic violence incident. "the worcester telegram" reports the suspect is now in custody. also confiscated by police, several rifle clips and ammunition. according to "the telegram," the suspect was tracked down in royalston. right now. boston police are asking for your help in solving a thanksgiving day murder near fenway park. police are trying to figure out if the shooting happened inside or outside "who's on first" on yawkey way. 30-year-old jephthe chery was an innocent bystander. "who's on first" has been cited by the city. the owners will be called before the city licensing board. antoinette: a troubling image goes viral on facebook.
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the photo shows a dog with its mouth duct taped shut. a woman, who is presumed to be his owner, posted the picture with the caption "this is what happens when you don't shut up." authorities in florida, where she lives, and connecticut where she is believed to have recently visited are investigating. right now they are not sure of her exact location. >> we've been talking to a lot of people, following up on leads and talking with the other agencies seeing if we can figure out exactly where this person is and whether or not this animal was abused or neglected. antoinette: in response to negative feedback, the woman later posted, "don't panic, everyone. it was only for a minute." anyone with information is asked to call police. frank: new this morning. a new move from lawmakers on beacon hill to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products statewide. nearly 60 state representatives
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measure. it would raise the legal age to buy cigarettes and other products from 18 to 21. a charity display for boston's belongs this morning. frank: where the stolen boot and tips from expert moms. newscenter 5's erika tarantal holiday season that are both fun and educational. kelley: babies born too soon. how massachusetts ranks nationally and the cities with the most premature births. danielle: cold weather settles in but not for long. there's a warm-up mid-week. and when we could see some
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antoinette: good morning. 9:11. welcome back. new numbers give massachusetts a "b" when it comes to premature births. frank: newscenter 5's kelley tuthill takes a closer look at the young lives at risk for death and a variety of health complications. kelley: molly wylie was
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arrived three months early. molly: he was three pounds and two ounces when he was born. kelley: show me. molly: he was about this big. he was tiny. kelley: max had to spend 32 days in the neonatal intensive care unit. molly: to not take your baby home from the hospital is heart-breaking, and it can be a very trying time. kelley: november is prematurity of dimes gives massachusetts a "b" when it comes to premature births. 8.6% of massachusetts babies arrive too soon. boston, worcester, springfield, and lowell were all worse than the statewide rate. only cambridge was graded higher, receiving an "a" with a premature birth rate of 6.8%. the march of dimes is particularly concerned about racial disparities that show higher preterm birth rates for women of color. dr. dewayne pursley: we need to ensure that women have access to care. and that's important not only when they're pregnant but even for primary care. kelley: the biggest risk of premature birth is death. though most babies survive, they can indeed face serious health challenges. dr. dewayne pursley: including
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the brain, neurologic development. kelley: the march of dimes is working to improve health care and educate mothers about risk factors including maternal age and drug and alcohol use. and wylie works with beth israel deaconess medical center providing support to other parents of preemies. her son max will soon turn three and is overcoming many of the challenges from his premature birth. molly: he had quite a few developmental delays. his gross motor skills were delayed. his communication was delayed. now my husband and i look at each other and say, "can you believe we were worried about his talking?" because he doesn't stop. kelley: in boston, kelley tuthill, wcvb, newscenter 5. forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. frank: we're joined by danielle. a really chilly day today. a lot of people are making their travels to and from home, getting back to where they came from. kind of an icy start. danielle: there was frost in
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starts. i got some pictures on twitter and facebook. look at this one. go, pats. message. danielle: i just want to point out that the patriots game today is in denver. they're taking on the broncos. there could be some snow during that game. of snow. also look for that as we watch the game and cheer on our pats later on this evening. as for the big story it's the change in the temperatures. we've dropped 15-25 degrees cooler than this time yesterday. you can feel it when you step outside this door. it feels more like 34 degrees right now. it feels more like 20's with the wind in boston but 34 degrees currently. 29 worcester. 41 on the cape. 46 already on nantucket. that's actually the mild spot on the map. notice that water temperature is a very warm 50 degrees. i'm going to talk about that later, how it could play into our forecast. for the rest of the afternoon, we'll see mid 40's for highs. the winds turning from the north
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to the north and east finally later tonight. we'll see a lot of sunshine. the onlyxception really is the tape and the islands which still are hanging on to some clouds even at this hour. they're really high, thin clouds though associated with this cold front that brought us the rain yesterday. the rain now farther south in the d.c. area. that's where it will stay. it's a dry day on tap. we're watching a secondary kronlt. this one comes through later today and brings in even colder air for tonight into first thing tomorrow morning. so the rain impact, notice it is descrie tomorrow but i didn't see the dry forecast in for today. because there could be some ocean-enhanced snow showers or rain showers later tonight. for parts of the cape, the islands and maybe now even the south shore but more significant rain is coming tuesday and wednesday, but it is in the form of rain because temperatures will be so mild at that point. now here's what happens. the winds turn to the north and east tonight in chatham. and as that cold air runs over that very warm ocean water, we
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develop. indicating. watch what happens through the early morning hours. some of this may even bring in some rain showers or even some snow shoirs depending on how cold it is and now the latest as boston. we're talking about the temperatures and some flurries to start out tomorrow morning. i don't want you to be alarmed. we're not looking for any accumulation but temperatures will be cold either way you a look at it. for most other places we're talking about clear skies overnight. tomorrow's temperatures only warm up into the upper 30's and low 40's for highs so it's another cold day. we time out the rain for you on tuesday. we start out dry tuesday morning but watch what happens through the afternoon. we start to bring in heavier rain by about kinner time or so. it continues to get heavier through the overnight showers into first thing wednesday. it does taper off through wednesday afternoon. mild air though associated with this storm.
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wednesday which will take. then we tall back into the 40's by the end of the week. antoinette and frank. antoinette: thank you, danielle. a check of the stories we're frank: pope francis is now on the final leg of his journey in the central african republic. nearly a half-million people turned out to see pope francis in uganda saturday. he honored the country's 19th century christian martyrs who were burned alive. he also urged the faithful to take care of the elderly and poor. antoinette: a tribute to the lives lost on the el faro. a memorial service was held in florida saturday for the 33 crew members who died when the cargo ship went down during hurricane joaquin. three crew members had ties to massachusetts. during the public service, november 28 was designated "a day in memoriam" for the crew. frank: right now a boston fire department boot is back where it belongs. back in may, the boot was stolen from engine 33 along with a metal box used to collect money for muscular dystrophy and fallen firefighters. on friday, engine 33 responded to a trash fire inside the pru
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that's where they spotted the boot in the debris. unfortunately the box full of money is still missing. firefighters say they are happy to have their station boot back. antoinette: the holiday shopping season is officially underway this weekend. parents looking for gifts that offer fun and learning need to look no further. newscenter 5's erika tarantal got the inside scoop from the group "big city moms." >> you step in a toy store and you see hundreds of items. erika: lauren jimeson from "big city moms" says to overwhelmed parents everywhere these could simplify your holiday season. bryce here, our non-scientific control, to make sure they're pretty obvious this guy's a "yes." lauren explains beatbo sings, dances, and teaches. lauren: their abc's, their it has really fun bright colors, lights. >> i love you. it said "i love you" back. motors skills with the "sit to stand alphabet train," a toy
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that lasts. lauren: from baby stage all the >> what letter is that? >> a. erika: turn the ipad into a teaching tool with tiggly. the app-based toys come in released letters editions. lauren: if you're gonna put them in front of a screen, why not make it educational for them. erika: "props in a box" also comes with an app that turns dress-up-- >> backpack. >> it's a backpack. erika: -- into so much more. lauren: it allows you to kind of make your own movie and really kind of be your own director. erika: clearly bryce here is already a star. antoinette: if bryce loves them all kids will. and for more advice "big city moms" is hosting their main annual event for expectant and new parents "the biggest baby shower ever" coming up in boston tuesday, december 8, at the back bay events center. wcvb is a sponsor. you can find out more on our website wcvb.com. all those toys look great.
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showed, sold out at toys-r-us. it's a really popular toy. frank: i can see why. it looked pretty fun. a golden anniversary for the peanuts gang. frank: good grief! that's a famous charlie brown quote right there. we'll take a closer look at success over the last 50 years, as abc gets ready to host a and a reminder this morning newscenter 5 starts an hour earlier now on sunday evenings. get the latest breaking news and your storm team 5 forecast starting at 5:00. antoinette: we have two live looks outside right now. worcester on your left. boston on your right. it is clear and sunny in both locations. as well as chilly in both locations. 9:20. 35 degrees here in what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever? heart healthy california walnuts. t the best simple veggie dish ever? t
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hey mom, i could use some basil. oh, sure thing, sweetie. life is eating out of a flower pot. s the? right. it' s being a food paparazzi. rhoney, your rump roast just broke the internet. as it should. and a takeout romantic. dessert! happy anniversary. life is mucho, and grande. life is eating, laughing, loving
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catch holiday-cookie cheer on the tip of your tongue cookie-flavored coffees, lattes, and macchiatos. enjoy every sip of the new snickerdoodle macchiato. danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. looking at the local live radar right now. all is clear. temperatures starting in the 20's and 30's this morning. it's a chilly one. grab a jacket if you're headed outside. the big change is this. even though high temperatures tomorrow only climb into the mid 30's in worcester and upper 30's in boston, by wednesday we're back into the mid 50's for highs. that's about a 17-degree temperature jump in 24-48 hours. how is that going to happen? first of all tonight, we have cold weather in place as we have
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that will also bring a couple of ocean-effect clouds, maybe a couple ocean-effect snow showers for parts of the south shore, cape and the islands. as we head towards tuesday, the winds shift to the south-southwest bringing in warmer air. with that also comes some rain. notice by about 8:00, it is raining pretty heavy in a lot of spots. pressure. when all is said and done, how much rain are we talking'? anywhere from a half an inch to an inch between tuesday night into wednesday. behind that, we turn much colder. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. >> merry christmas, charlie brown! frank: hard to believe it was five decades ago "a charlie brown christmas" aired for the first time on television. to celebrate abc is hosting a 50th anniversary special tomorrow night. antoinette: the son of peanuts creator charles schulz gives brandi hitt insight into what made the cartoon such a big success. brandi: good grief! it's been 50 years.
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>> all right, quiet, everybody. brandi: charles schulz's lovable peanuts characters were brought to life on television in a charlie brown christmas for the first time back in 1965. charlie brown: i just don't understand it. brandi: the story of a troubled boy, his dog snoopy, and friends coming to the rescue. lucy: no, no, no. listen, all of you. you've got to take direction. craig schulz: back when i was a kid in the '60's, you would get your family together and sit down around the tv set and you would watch it. brandi: 50 years later schulz's son craig says the holiday special's themes and emotions still ring true. craig: we all feel those things. we're all there when charlie brown loses. we lose a lot more in life than we ever win. brandi: listen to these voices. >> i always end up playing a shepherd. brandi: schulz said these aren't professional actors who auditioned for the roles. these are neighborhood kids pulled from classrooms. >> oh, no, we're doomed. brandi: snoopy is excited ready
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anniversary along with an hour-long special on abc leading up to what has now become a holiday classic. >> merry christmas, charlie brown. brandi: brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. antoinette: i love that, that they used neighborhood kids. i had no idea. i had no idea it wasn't professional actors. frank: who was that person on the phone that talked like the teacher. antoinette: that was a very good voice. still ahead this morning, the presidential candidates back out campaigning this holiday weekend. frank: hillary clinton touching down here in boston today. the big rally for her and the plan she's expected to unveil to the crowd. antoinette: many local ties for a colorado police officer killed in a violent standoff. how friends in melrose are remembering the fallen hero. frank: a final goodbye for a little girl who touched millions around the world. the community service for bella bond in winthrop. antoinette: we look live over
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: it's a cold end to your holiday weekend, but there are changes on the way. the big temperature swings and the potential for heavy rain this week. antoinette: a final farewell to the little girl who touched millions around the world. how bella bond is being remembered. >> we're speechless, and his hometown community will do whatever it takes to support his family. frank: tributes to a fallen hero. the melrose community honoring colorado officer garrett swasey, and the plans for a memorial in his hometown. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." frank: it's 9:30. hope your day is getting off to a great start. i'm frank holland. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio along with danielle vollmar. another busy travel day out there. people head to go the airport, hitting the roads. no major weather to contend
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with. maybe just grab the jacket. danielle: grab a jacket, grab a blanket. grab a parka. antoinette: whatever you have. danielle: whatever you have, folks, grab it. yesterday in the 50's at this hour. today in the 20's and 30's. it is chilly out there this morning. mid 40's on nantucket. milder weather down the farther south you go. that's also because you're dealing with a lot of clouds on the cape and the islands. now as we go through the day, sunshine for all of us. except for the cape and the islands. you're going to hang on to cloud cover a little bit longer. temperatures will warm into low to mid 40's. the winds are out of the north at about 5-10 but they're going to be picking up out of the north and east at about 10-15 through the afternoon. so you'll feel them. it makes it feel even colder outside. these are your high temperatures across the area. notice some clouds basically from boston and points south and east. and then as we look back to the north and west, we're watching a second cold front that is going
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to come through, through the afternoon, kick up the winds and cool down the temperatures even more. so we'll talk about how cold we'll be tomorrow morning and then the warm-up that follows. antoinette? antoinette: danielle, thank you. it's 9:31 right now. police are searching for the woman who allegedly posted this photo on facebook-- a dog with its mouth duct-taped shut. investigators are not sure of they say she lives in florida but recently visited police in both states are investigating. police in leicester recover an assault rifle in the search for a man allegedly tied to a domestic violence incident. "the worcester telegram" reports the suspect is now in custody. he was arrested in royalston. also confiscated by police, several rifle clips and ammunition. frank: the man accused in the shooting deaths of three people at colorado planned parenthood clinic is being held without bail. investigators revealing the suspect used the phrase "no more baby parts" after his arrest. authorities searched his home yesterday. one of the three people killed
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was a police officer from melrose. officer garrett swasey left a strong impression in his hometown of melrose. i spoke to those who knew and admired him. >> he lived a short life but a life that certainly made its mark on the world. frank: the mayor of melrose sharing fond memories of melrose native garret swasey. the university of colorado/colorado springs police officer was killed in the line of duty on friday. >> he was a tremendous athlete. frank: mayor dolan and swasey both graduated from melrose high in 1989. swasey was a champion figure skater then. in his year book quote, swasey shared his dreams of competing in the 1996 olympics. >> i remember him as someone very committed to skating. he used to get up 4:00 in the morning before school and train. frank: the 44-year-old husband and father of two was shot and killed while responding to a shooting at a planned parenthood facility. chief: we are a small community, we know everyone, and certainly
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the swasey family before they moved away from the tight-knit north shore community. two of swasey's classmates are now melrose officers. >> not only did you lose a son, you lost a dad here, and this is devastating, devastating to anyone in law enforcement. >> we're speechless. and his hometown community will do whatever it takes to support his family. frank: after the funeral arrangements have been finalized, the mayor and the police chief say they plan to hold a memorial for swasey in his hometown. antoinette: an emotional final goodbye to the little girl we first knew as baby doe. family and friends attending the funeral saturday for bella bond. it was back in june the toddler's body was found on deer island inside a trash bag. as the eyeopener's sera congi reports, bella is finally resting in peace. >> i'm sure she's gone to heaven already, but she's finally having her body put to rest. sera: with a handmade quilt draped over her casket, bella bond's father and other loved ones said good-bye at the burial
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service for the toddler who touched so many lives. the two-year-old's body was found this summer in a bag washed ashore deer island in winthrop. she became known as baby doe during the nationwide search to identify her. three months later investigators learned baby doe was bella bond, the victim of abuse. her mother rachelle bond and her boyfriend michael mccarthy are now charged in bella's death. deleo: this has been a long process for many people in the community. sera: house speaker robert deleo from winthrop organized a special mass today so the community could mourn her memory. deleo: that gives us some good feeling that as she rests she can look down and say that she was loved. and that she was loved by an awful lot of people. sera: ever since her body was found on winthrop's deer island, the community has stepped up to honor the girl's memory. and now winthrop is bella bond's final resting place. >> she touched so many hearts.
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>> i am feeling relieved that bella is finally being put to rest. sera: bella will be buried next to her paternal great-grandmother in a town that hopes to bring peace to a child's tragic life. deleo: she's looked upon as a daughter of our town, as a daughter of wintrhop. i dare say daughter of commonwealth and beyond. sera: in winthrop, sera congi, wcvb, newscenter 5. frank: commitment 2016. hillary clinton holds a campaign rally in boston today. and mayor marty walsh will be by her side at faneuil hall. clinton is expected to unveil an ambitious economic plan with the focus on repairing the nation's infrastructure. the rally scheduled for 2:30 this afternoon. antoinette: on the republican side, donald trump and ben carson with two very different campaign stops. trump in florida, and carson overseas in jordan. a grand entrance for the republican frontrunner in florida. announcer: our next president of the united states. antoinette: donald trump arriving for a rally in sarasota
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in his personal helicopter before taking the stage with thousands of fans packed inside. the candidate, known for stirring controversy, was quickly interrupted by a heckling protester. trump: be nice, be nice. don't hurt the person. don't be rude. don't hurt the person. antoinette: trump taking a diplomatic approach to the disruption, one week after he was criticized for his handling of another protest. trump: get him outta here! throw him out! antoinette: at that rally, a man wearing a "black lives matter" t-shirt was allegedly pushed and hit by trump supporters as security escorted him out. trump saved most of his attacks for critics who've questioned his treatment of a newspaper reporter with a rare genetic disorder. trump: now, the poor guy. "uh, i don't know what i said. i don't mock people who have problems. antoinette: meanwhile overseas, rival ben carson was kissing bolster his foreign policy credentials. he spent the day visiting camps for refugees fleeing syria.
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carson: we're just getting a good impression of what's going on here. antoinette: carson has rejected president obama's plan to bring at least 10,000 syrian refugees to the u.s. this year. he said the government should do more to help countries like jordan to re-settle refugees in the middle east. meanwhile, many countries in the region overwhelmed by the refugees say western countries need to do more to ease the humanitarian crisis. frank: the patriots take on the broncos tonight without wide receiver danny amendola. he did not travel with the team to denver. amendola sprained his knee against the bills last monday. although he returned to practice friday, the decision was made to give him at least a week off. the only three wide receivers available are brandon lafell, chris harper, and keyshawn martin. >> i'm definitely challenged. whenever you see a challenge, you have to rise up. other players have to take on bigger roles. whatever the coaches plan, player you've just got to go out there and go out there and perform to the best of your
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ability and do it well. brady: they are very aggressive. i don't think there's anything offense can really do to dictate what they do defensively. they just call their defense and then they, you know, then they try to, you know, tear your head off. frank: gronk is a play-maker at tightened. brady's wide receiver options have caught a total of 23 passes this year. lafell, who's only recently back from injury himself; keyshawn martin, questionable; and chris harper, who has never caught an nfl pass. and if the patriot offense struggles, their defense may be able to pick up the slack. patriot defense -- under-rated to begin with -- is second to the broncos in points allowed, and they'll be facing quarterback brock osweiler who's making just his second nfl start. kickoff is at 8:30 tonight. still the come, raising the age to buy tobacco products statewide. antoinette: ahead this morning we go west to the small town of
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grafton. the heart of that town, the iconic bandstand. why locals say you just can't call it a gazebo. danielle: chilly today but there's a warm up on the way. and with it a chance for some downpours. my timeline ahead. frank: living in tight spaces. i'll show you the advantages to
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antoinette:antoinette: good morning. 9:42. welcome back. it's the busiest shopping weekend of the year, and there is a big push to shop local. yesterday was small business saturday, a nationwide campaign meant to boost sales for small merchants. boston mayor marty walsh joined the festivities in roslindale village. he stressed the importance of buying local, adding that on average small businesses make up 40% of their yearly revenue during the holiday season. mayor: i'm asking everyone to go out when they do their christmas shopping just to stop at one of our local businesses. there's a lot of great items in our stores in every neighborhood in the city. it would be great to support the local businesses. antoinette: earlier this month mayor walsh announced the "5 on main" challenge during which customers pledge to shop locally at least five times during the
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frank: it is definitely a tight squeeze. but this hot trend could get you into some of boston's hottest neighborhoods for less. so, of course, being our tallest reporter, i had to check it out. frank: the new big thing in city living-- small spaces. >> it's small but convenient. very modern. frank: marilyn and rodrigo are harvard graduate students. >> so this is our kitchen. frank: they call this 450 square foot micro apartment in allston home. the price about $2,400 per month. >> for me it's been better than expected. frank: there are no real guidelines for micro apartments, but if you can go from the bedroom to the living room to the kitchen this quick, you are probably in one. >> this apartment is small but we are small people. frank: just to give you an idea of how small 450 square feet is, i'm 6'4". i can walk from end to end in about eight steps and touch the ceiling without a ladder. >> it's about what it comes with. frank: in many cases micro apartments allow renters to get access to high amenity buildings at a fraction of the price of a full size unit. here at the continuum there is a
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full-size gym. >> in the end we are outside a lot. we are in the common areas a lot. frank: small can apparently also have its advantages. >> it's easier to clean. frank: all of this is part of a bigger movement in the boston area. mayor marty walsh has said he wants to add 20,000 units for moderate-income families by 2030. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meterologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: i know we've been talking about how cold we woke up this morning especially compared to yesterday. nothing like what other parts of the country are experiencing. danielle: exactly. parts of kansas, oklahoma, and texas experiencing a significant ice storm. i want to show you some video if i can of some of this. this is the scene across much of kansas and oklahoma. isaac lating up to an inch thick on roads on one of the nation's busiest travel week ends. this is causing actually some deadly crashes. ice storm warnings are still up
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this morning for parts of the area. many people are in the dark and without power. you see those power lines coated with ice as well as trees taken down. all this is ice. i've been there before during an ice storm. it is not fun to deal with. luckily for us closer to home we've only been dealing with the rain showers. notice this deep purple area here is actually still ice storm warnings for parts of kansas so they're still not out of it just yet. it's all due to this area of low pressure and cold front for that area. we've been on the warmer side of things so we just saw some rain evening. cold front. this one will be dry as it comes down from canada but what it will do is bring in even colder air so if you thought this morning was cold, get ready for tomorrow morning and tomorrow afternoon. still have some clouds out there this morning especially southeastern mass and we're going to hang on to those clouds pretty much all day long there. but it is cold and brighter today in most locations. it's a rainy period tuesday
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afternoon into wednesday. and we're watching big temperature swings through the week. we go up. we go down. we go all around. in terms of rain chances, they're really on the way up as we head towards tuesday and wednesday. monday is dry and notice i do leave in dry for today. there's a reason for that. i'll talk about that in just a second. right now we're starting in the 20's and 30's in most locations. low 40's on the cape though and mid 40's on nantucket. and today's highs only warming into the low to mid 40's so it is a cold day overall all day long. now one thing that is going to happen with that cold front, it's going to kick up those winds and turn them eventually to the north and east. in chatham tonight, they turn to the north and east after midnight. that will bring in cold air. that cold air is riding along that warm ocean water. that ocean water right now is actually at 50 degrees. so when you have that happen, you generate some cloud cover. watch what happens on the future cast. this is some ocean-effect clouds coming in after midnight.
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with a little more moisture in the air, we actually could see some ocean-effect rain showers or even some light snow showers tomorrow morning for parts of the south shore, the cape and the islands. so be aware of that. accumulation. i'm not trying to scare you. i'm just telling you that there could be a couple of showers out there tomorrow morning. if it's cold enough, it could be in the form of some light snow showers. in fact, look at hyannis tomorrow morning waking up to 33 degrees. 31 on the south shore. 32in boston. and the 20's through the merrimack valley. and tomorrow's high temperatures only climb into the upper 30's to right around 40 degrees so tomorrow is another cold one. but once we get towards tuesday we start to warm things back 50's. with that though does come some we could use it. we're down over nine inches for the year in boston. you notice heavier downpours overnight tuesday into first thing wednesday morning. it continues into widz weds afternoon before tapering off. temperaturewise though we're in
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the mid 50's on wednesday. so it is in the form of rain. and then we drop back into the 40's by the end of the week. antoinette and frank? antoinette: danielle, thank you. this morning we head to to the small worcester county town of grafton. frank: the heart of that town is its common. this morning, chronicle's anthony everett shows us its unique link to hollywood. anthony: town greens are by design meant to attract people. some can't seem to escape. >> i grew up four houses down. we own the store which is right there on the common. we live now just ten houses up. the common is my magnet. i call it my magnet that won't let me go. anthony: carol has spent her entire life on the grafton town common where she and her husband craig own the grafton country store. >> yes. my little circumference is extremely small. anthony: the grafton common wouldn't look out of place in
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vermont, but it's just minutes from the worcester town line. marked by traditional rail fencing and lined with shade trees, the common's centerpiece comes courtesy of hollywood. the movie "ah wilderness" was filmed here in the 1930's. >> they did the movie. they built the bandstand. they left it when they were completed with the movie. so it's been on our town common ever since. anthony: just please don't call it a gazebo. >> i stand corrected. it's not a gazebo. i don't know why it's not a gazebo, but people say it's not a gazebo. it's a bandstand. >> we tell that to people from out of town that call it a gazebo. antoinette: tomorrow on get your christmas on with "elf," the musical jose mateo's nutcracker production; fall river's "deck the halls" even danish holiday pastries. plus, a peek at boston's official tree.
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tomorrow at 7:30 on "chronicle." spirit. frank: holiday treat, yes. holidays, no. antoinette: lost and found! a charity display for boston's firefighters is back where it belongs this morning. frank: where the stolen boot turned up. and the accused gunman in friday's deadly planned parenthood shooting is now sitting behind bars. the comments he made to police
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frank: 9:53. welcome back. right now. deaths of three people at colorado planned parenthood clinic is being held without investigators revealing the suspect used the phrase "no more baby parts" after his arrest. authorities searched his home yesterday. was a police officer who was a melrose native. antoinette: after a six-hour killing a police officer in 31-year-old ray shelter, jr., was arrested overnight in new florence. he's accused of fatally shooting st. clair township officer lloyd reed. responding to a domestic violence call last night when he
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frank: police in leicester recover an assault rifle in the search for a man allegedly tied to a domestic violence incident. "the worcester telegram" reports the suspect is now in custody. he was arrested in royalston. also confiscated by police, several rifle clips and ammunition. antoinette: police are searching for the woman who allegedly posted this photo on facebook-- a dog with its mouth duct-taped shut. investigators are not sure of her exact location. they say she lives in florida but recently visited connecticut. police in both states are investigating. frank: a new move from lawmakers on beacon hill to raise the legal age of buying tobacco products statewide. nearly 60 state representatives and senators support the measure. it would raise the legal age to buy cigarettes and other products from 18 to 21. "the globe" reports the public health committee could decide next year to advance the bill. holds a campaign rally in boston today. and mayor marty walsh will be by
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her side at faneuil hall. clinton is expected to unveil an ambitious economic plan with the focus on repairing the nation's infrastructure. the rally scheduled for 2:30 this afternoon. frank: a boston fire department boot is back where it belongs. back in may, the boot was stolen from engine 33 along with a metal box used to collect money for muscular dystrophy and fallen firefighters. on friday, engine 33 responded to a trash fire inside the pru tunnel. that's where they spotted the boot in the debris, but the box full of money is still missing. antoinette: i am sure they are at least glad to have that boot back. maybe people will keep filling it up. danielle: that's the spirit. antoinette: for this holiday season. danielle: that is true. it feels like the holiday season when you step outside this morning. antoinette: it's cold. danielle: it's cold out there. frank: a good way to put it. danielle: temperatures in the 20's and 30's and only warming up into the mid 40's today. a lot of sunshine except for the cape and islands. you have a lot of clouds out there. more clouds overnight. there could even be a few ocean-effect snow showers as temperatures drop below the
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nothing to get alarmed for. just something you might wake up to tomorrow morning. as for tuesday and wednesday milder though. upper 40's, mid 50's. some significant rain. anywhere from a half an inch to an inch. then we turn much cooler by thursday and friday so, you know, we're up and up and down on this temperature roller coaster ride but i'll take the up. maybe not the down yet. antoinette: i like when you mention snow. don't worry, no accumulation. don't freak out, everyonement. danielle: maybe light flurries. frank: i'm still worry. you can watch the latest newscenter 5 newscast right now or any time on the wcvb mobile app. antoinette: "this week" is next
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