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into the 40s. the wind will pic up some out time. here is the cloudiness. high, thin clouds and there will be clouds around. you will have the benefit of those milder temperatures. change is coming for later in the week. we'll talk about that and the possibilities. phil: students at an elite school protesting what they call racial intolerance. heather:kelley tuthill has more on the call to action. reporter: some students here at boston latin wore black today in protest. they are calling it a blackout. it all started last week when students at the prestigious school took to social media to accuse administrators of ignoring their racial intolerance at the school. they have problems of racial slurs and stereo types and abusive on-line taunting.
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concerns to the headmaster and nothing was done. mayor walsh says they are investigating the student complaints. >> this certainly bothered me. it was something that should not happen and we have to look at what is going to happen district wide. we have to make sure the experiences our kid have in the schools shouldn't be racism. reporter: mayor walsh says he intends to meet with the students. kelley tuthill, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: harvard police have wrapped up their investigation into vandalism of portraits of black law professors without figuring out who did it. they placed black and red tape on several portraits inside the hall. the incident heightened the racial tension as you imagine at harvard. they performed a forensic examination and they could not identify a suspect. they plan to install security cameras in the building. heather:new hampshire police
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robbed a convenience store. reporter: they hope it will help find the suspect. the attack happened on sunday afternoon at a concord convenience store. security photos show him entering the store and pulling a knife on the clerk behind the counter. at one point the violent encounter ensued. >> the clerk tried to defend himself with a stick. during the struggle the clerk's hand was lacerated by the suspect's knife. reporter: the clerk was not badly hurt, but was shaken up. the suspect ran away with cash and they are looking into other recent robberies to see if they may be linked to the one we just showed you. phil: police want help finding a man accused of breaking into a pizza shop. inside romano's pizza, police say he broke the front door and stole a safe from the
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the suspect has a distinctive way of talking -- of walking and they hope that will help identify him. heather:terrifying moments on board an american airlines flight. phil: turbulence so severe passengers were hurt. they describe the chaotic moments after landing, plus -- reporter: debating climate change. how the two parties differ on the issue coming up. heather:shutting down the site of niagara falls. this has not been done in decades. the plan to do it in the next few years. phil: this stretch looks good. a lot of people may have taken the day off. let's look at the drive times. they weren't terrible 20 minutes ago. mass ave to route 3 is 18 minutes and 10 minutes from the upper deck to 128. 16 minutes from i-93 to newton corner. there is a slow down there. farther west you are looking at 15 minutes from the western tolls to 495. once you get on 495 the
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and 290 looks okay in both directions. th the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job.
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and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world. is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february ninth, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice. "i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver." i'm hillary clinton and i
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>> you're watching newscenter 5 at 5:30. phil: eight issues in eight weeks. it is one of the most important issues facing our nation right now. heather:reaction differs. reporter: among the issues being debated climate change is one of the most polarizing. >> climate change and reducing
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big issue. reporter: three months later he rejected the keystone x.l. pipeline. >> unchecked climate changing can lead to heat waves, droughts, sea level rise, extreme weather events. reporter: greg dodson says the time for action is now. >> there are solutions. they are available today if policy makers will embrace them. >> these policies really won't do anything to mitigate global temperatures. reporter: he argues more regulations do the for the environment and end up hurting the economy. >> because energy is a necessary component for everything we make and everything we you will be hit when you go to the home depot. reporter: he says a candidate's position on climate change can be a double-edged sword. >> it sounds like you are focused on the environment over the economy. it could be a vulnerability in the election.
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about science. reporter: in december nearly 200 countries approved an accord to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions. in washington. heather:it was signed during a summit in paris. you can log on to and click on politics. next week we will get into the candidates' positions on education. phil: malaysia air flight 370 disappeared now nearly two years ago. heather: an exact cause for that has knifer been determine -- has never been determined. the discovery on a thailand beach that offers hope to the families of the hundred of victim. phil: and blizzard clean up is in full force. the effort to get washington, d.c. back on track. harvey: they will get a little help from mother nature tomorrow. it is not really that january like.
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that washed up on a beach in thailand is probably part of a rocket launch in japan and not a missing plane. it prompted speculation that the hunk of metal may be from the malaysia air flight 370 that disappeared almost two years ago now. a japanese company said it was fairly confident the debris is from one of their rockets. phil: iran's supreme leader is speaking out about the arrest of the 10 u.s. sailors after they entered the iranian waters. the ayatollah says an act of god, in his words, is responsible for what he is calling what happened and forces. they detained them on january 12th when their boats crossed into iranian territory gulf. they were released the next morning and now back with their fleet. heather:henry warsley has died. he was 71 days into his solo mission unaided and 30 miles away from his goals.
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officer died. he suffered severe dehydration and exhaustion. he and his brother prince harry were deeply saddened by the news. heather:severe turbulence on an american airlines flight hospital. it was diverted to new finland. milan. three flight attendants and four passengers were taken to the hospital. the ambulances met the jet on the tarmac overnight. passengers describing chaotic hit. >> the plane actually dropped. >> and everything went flying and it was pretty intense. >> i really thought that was it. >> the crew did a phenomenal job. >> they were hoping to get a
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crew to italy. phil: post storm travel problems. look at this. a train slammed into a plow in stanford. the driver was able to jump out of the truck before it was hit. they say there were no passengers on the train and the conductor was not injured. phil:digging out and cleaning up. at least 37 deaths are being blamed on the severe weather. sally kidd is live in our nation's capitol. sally, everyone working there getting back on track? reporter: they are, phil. crews are working over time and around the clock. the problem is we have so much snow on the ground. so plowing it isn't good enough they are having to pick
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24 inches fell over 36 hours. from the u.s. capitol to the white house and beyond. it was being dumped by the truckload. >> you know you will be dealing with snow all this week. they are looking for disaster assistance money to help pay for the clean up. rail and bus service are back up and running on a limited schedule and airports have resumed limited service. more than 2500 flights were delayed or canceled nationwide on monday. >> i'm thrilled to be getting out and heading back to new orleans. reporter: in new york the city says five deaths are related to shoveling snow. they are telling residents to leave their snow-covered cars in place for the next week. >> 27 inches of snow is a lot of snow. that does not go away overnight. reporter: pennsylvania ans are digging out and schools were
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clear roads. and they begin to assess beach erosion and flood damage caused by the storm. now economists are estimating the cost of this storm to residents and businesses will be at least three billion dollars. live in washington, sally kidd, wcvb newscenter 5. phil: you know, like sally says, there is no place to put it. harv, this is what we did for two months last year. harvey: matter of fact tomorrow is the anniversary of the first of the big four massive storms we had. right now i wanted to show you snow depths. we have a little here in boston, but check this out. 26 inches of snow on the ground as of this morning in new york. that's jfk. philadelphia over a foot on the ground. and there is washington, dulles airport. 27 inches on the ground. it starts to settle some. the amounts are down a little
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but that's a tremendous amount. even with the milder air tomorrow this will help out, but you are not going to take those mounds of snow and melt them so quickly. much more on the snow there in the mid-atlantic than there is up here. this is where we were prior to getting our most recent snow. it is almost identical to what we had at this time last year. yet we wound up with the 10.6. of course everything started to happen tomorrow a year ago tomorrow. that's what they are talking about this year. tomorrow will be a mild and snowless day around here. right now it is 33 degrees and the wind is gentle. the winds are light around the region. so we are around the low 30s. and keep in mind if you are in an area with appreciable snow
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the day and a little refreezing in spots. just be aware of that. that's especially true off to the southwest and the south of boston where the snow depths are somewhat greater. notice if we go to the south and west it is quite a bit milder. charleston, west virginia. it is 52 in knoxville, tennessee. 47 in cincinnati. just about all of us should be able to make it into the 40s and it is not out of the question that a few spots could touch or flirt with 50 degrees tomorrow. we'll drop below freezing. that's where the most snow is off the ground. now we also have clouds coming in and the clouds will be with us for tonight and tomorrow. early on wednesday it may
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it doesn't look like much. that will come through a little cooler by wednesday or thursday. the high temperatures, most areas 45 to 50 degrees. then we will be turning cooler on wednesday around 40 degrees. now i want to show you the little situation potentially for thursday night and friday that we could be facing. there could be another storm developing off the coast. probably too far out to give us precipitation, but we have to watch the track. it may interact around the great lakes. even if it passes that far out you may be able to throw back moisture late thursday night or during the day on friday and more likely snow. there is a possibility of some snow on friday. the track will be critical and the temperatures overall are not as cold as the last storm. a little more border line. following that, it is not that cold. it is a little chilly on
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will be back in the 40s for sunday and monday. the overall weather pattern in terms of the temperature and it will be gentler for us. heather and phil? heather:have you heard this? for the first time in 1969 the site of niagara falls will be shutdown. the shutdown is planned within three years to allow for bridge repair. the work will be done on a pair of 115-year-old bridges used by pedestrians and vehicles to access goat island in the niagara river. when the falls was shutdown to study the affects of erosion the workers found millions of coins there. so much so they had to remove them in buckets to keep people from going out on the rocks to collect them. phil: new insight into the feud between batman and superman which is good because they both should be friends. check out the trailer of batman versus superman, dawn
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>> you are gonna bring the war. >> he is the one who brought the war to us. phil: ben affleck as bruce wayne talking to his butler alfred about the general's odds and superman in the movie "man of steel." in the heated exchange wayne goes on to say if superman presents any threat to humanity he needs to be stopped. the clip ends with a shadowed look at superman. the highly anticipated film opening in march. the survival skills of "the revenant" opened at the box office. the film staring leonardo dicaprio. "star wars" "the force awakens" still in there at second. heather:the lack of diversity of the nominees has prompted chris rock to do a script rewrite. the comedian decided to throw out the show he had written
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no details about the new material were offered up, but from chris rock. it happens live on february 28th. phil: that's the first thing i thought when this controversey erupted that chris rock will be something to watch. heather:i'm glad he is not phil: this whole thing started when a police officer took the time to play with them instead of reprimand them. up next, who he brought back with him the next time he visited the neighborhood. ed: new at 6:00 someone was shot after a fight over a parking spot. governor baker is fighting for it for decades. >> and the patriots' logo? super bowl 50 champs?
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as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world. is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february ninth, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice. "i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver." i'm hillary clinton and i
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heather:what's more impressive? is it solving a rubik's cube or building a robot that can solve a rubik's cube. that's what twob h -- that's second. they use webcams that can feed into a well known algorithm to
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phil: great. now we feel worse about ourselves. how many of your friends on facebook are true friends? if the number is low you are in good company. researchers examined how friendships correlate with real life friendships. of the 150 on-line friend the average user has 15 counted as actual friends and five as close friend. the study did find however that the social media helps some friendships last longer. heather:instead of reprimanding a big group of kids he joined them and played basketball. that's not what has us talking. erika explains that it is what he brought back with him after leaving that is quite the surprised. reporter: when bobbie white responded to a complaint about a group of kids playing basketball too loudly in the street he cried foul. >> somebody is complaining about the kids playing basketball in the street jie.
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it is 5:00 in the afternoon and kids playing basketball. reporter: dash cam video of the street ball surprise with the # hoops not crime viewed more than 15 million times and catching the attention of another very big basketball fan. shaquille o'neil surprising officer white on saturday and offering to back him up in a rematch. >> it was unbelievable. >> i told you i would bring some back up, right? shaq giving these kids a pick up game of a lifetime. and one heck of a free throw challenge. >> you get one you get $100. reporter: a few hundred dollars and some signed basketballs later the nba legend ending with a huddle and some inavailable advice. >> i will respect. >> i will respect. >> my peer. >> my peer. >> my elders. >> my elders. >> and especially my parents. >> especially my parents.
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reporter: wcvb newscenter 5. >> that is awesome. >> that is so sweet. phil: what a good guy. heather:that was beautiful. phil: the mantr o at -- the mantra at the end is the best. phil: newscenter 5 at 6:00 starts right now. ed: breaking news, an explosion at an nwr treatment plant. reporter: workers hurt inside. >> women locked up without committing a crime. reporter: the controversial practice exposed by five investigates. and the tattooed fan who was really counting on the patriots to win the super bowl and if he regrets it. >> this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 6:00. heather:we begin with breaking news in dorchester. dispute over a parking spot has turned violent. one person has been shot. ed: the suspect is still on the loose. let's get to jorge who is live on the scene.
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the crime scene, but they know who they are looking for. the commissioner looking at what residents told us. a 34-year-old man was shot in the stomach. they confirmed it was over a parking space. >> this evolved over a parking dispute over a spot. reporter: the gray toyota camera parked in a space that was shoveled out after the weekend storm. the man at the wheel shot in the stomach and police say the wound is not life-threatening. residents say the anger over space savers has gotten out of hand. >> he was on the floor and trying to stand up from the floor. the ambulance came really fast. >> did you hear the gunshots? >> one gunshot. >> someone got shot over a parking spot. >> they dug out their own parking spot and someone got shot. reporter: police are now
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