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to a relative's house before he fled it. thoughts tonight with that single mothers little boy. >> it is set has to grow up without a mother, and without a father. reid: that little boy is said to be doing ok today with his mother's family and relatives in the meantime, an arrest warrant has been issued, anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact police. reid lamberty, wcvb newscenter 5. ed: the man convicted in a job driving crash that killed in milford man is appealing his conviction. he was an illegal immigrant from
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started banging on his truck. her parents have become outspoken immigrants of immigration policy and recently appeared with donald trump. maria: boston firefighters are investigating this rooftop fire in the south end. the flames sparked on a roof deck at a home on rutland street. investigators say a valve had been broken off a propane tank that may have played a role in what caused the fire. the boston fire department says there flames and extensive water damage spread to the two buildings on either side. tearing through this home in cohasset on rust way today. everyone who lived in the home is accounted for, according to our media partners at the patriot ledger. but the family's black lab is missing after the fire. police are investigating whether solar glare caused a deadly crash in danvers. a 70-year-old danvers woman, killed while out walking today. she was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. danvers police say the driver involved is cooperating. maria: taking a live look out
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now. we've had some beautiful weather this week, but the heat and potential for storms returns tomorrow. harvey: tomorrow will be warmer than today, but when i am keeping a careful eye on is the cold front. scattered storms, and i do expect that when it comes to hear, mid-to-late afternoon, the storms will be scattered. but it could be strong, and that is why we want you to be alert. scattered storms pop up. the real risk with any of these storms is not likely to be complete; in other words it is likely to be scattered but the real risk is the wind. a view of these could contain strong if not damaging wind gusts, otherwise there could be the risk of heavy rain. that is why we are considering that impact today.
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ups and downs in the temperature department in a few minutes. ed: fallout keeps investigating following the police evidence scandal. >> drug cases were dropped by prosecutors after an audit revealed a drug money and guns are missing from the evidence room. according to court records, two men were accused of selling cocaine out of the minivan with a small child along for the ride. today prosecutors dismissed the cases because of nearly 30 grams of cocaine seized during the arrest went missing. >> specifically, drug money and guns were found to be specificad guns were found to be missing. those drugs that are missing,
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five cases dropped within the past few days. the da says there will likely be hundreds more. maria: thank you. commitment 2016 starts with the commonwealth had noballot quese recreational marijuana. it appears to be losing momentum in massachusetts, at least according to a new poll. it shows opponents are now only five percentage points behind those favoring question four. newscenter five's janet wu is here and janet this isn't yet? in with 8 weeks left before the election. but soon tv ads will flood the airwaves and proponents are ready to unleash $2 million worth of arguments. even the pollster was a bit surprised at the latest sample of likely voters. that 13% margin supporters enjoyed is now down to 5% with 5% still undecided. it's not that people see it as a moral failure or some sort of health risk, it's more that people are worried about the public safety component. janet: he found 80% of likely
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wrong, half don't see it as a gateway drug, but nearly half do see it as a public safety hazard. proponents claim it would eliminate the unregulated market now serving 800,000 people in massachusetts. >> if you take that market away from the criminals put it in a regulated market that pays taxes and sells a tested product then it's a public safety issue it's a public health issue. janet: opponents argue this would open the doors to a billion dollar out of state industry and an unlimited number of pot shops. >> this is an industry that in colorado and els aggressively selling and promoting edibles like gummy bears, lollipops, chocolates, cannabis colas that are a particular risk to kids and teenagers. in colorado we've already seen more pot shops than starbucks and mcdonalds combined. janet: but proponents have two advantages in these final weeks, money, proponents will spend $2 million on tv ads beginning next month, money opponents can't hope to match and who votes.
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vote on november 8. >> that's right. and in presidential elections, demographics skew much younger. that's why we're having the initiative this year. janet: 95% of the money pushing the ballot question is from out of state. opponents say they'll run some ads but will rely on law enforcement, the medical community and local municipal officials to make their arguments at the grassroots level. ed: donald trump is heading to new hampshire for a speech on child care. at first he will unveil several childcare proposals in philadelphia tonight. he previewed that plan earlier today in iowa. >> i'm going to roll out a plan to help our mothers and our families get affordable, quality child care for their children . ed: is also expected to call for guaranteed paid maternity leave. tomorrow, trump is planning to visit flint, michigan.
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sweeping water bill that includes money to address lead contamination issues in flint. maria: president obama is flying solo on the campaign trail today helping out hillary clinton. while the presidential candidate recovers from a case of pneumonia, the president is at a rally in philadelphia. taking on a key campaign issue for clinton -- transparency. >> you want to debate transparency? you've got one candidate in this race who's released decades' worth of her tax returns. the other candidate is the first in decades who refuses to release any at all. maria: the president also leveraging his record to try and help clinton. he called on recent stats from the latest census, including rising incomes and falling gas prices. ed: boston mayor marty walsh adding his name to a call for more money to fight zika. 77 mayors from across the country sent the letter to congressional leaders today, saying, "we urge congressional leadership to prioritize passing the zika funding package that
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in total, $670 million has been diverted from other health priorities to fund zika research. some of the victims of the norovirus outbreak linked to chipotle in boston got payouts from the company. a lawyer for some of the victims confirmed the financial settlements, but says the amounts are confidential. there were other payouts from chipotle across the country linked to the e. coli cases. at least one of the victims did also get coupons for free burrit maria: cutting down on homework for some of the youngest students in massachusetts. another school district making a move to let kids play more. ed: turtles with a second chance at surviving. technology making it happen. harvey: and there is more fall like temperatures on the way, an
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park. last night the red sox took some hits. the fielder of the future is
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maria: another massachusetts school is getting rid of homework. the north shore community of essex has decided not to assign after school work to elementary students. school leaders say they want kids to be able to relax, play, and spend time with family. this comes as an increasing number of schools across the country lengthen in-class time in exchange for after school freedom. ed: voters are heading to the
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addition to her campaign. democratic senate candidate maggie hassan has her own snapchat filter. it takes aim at her opponent kelly ayotte and her endorsement from donald trump. a new honor for the massachusetts man at the front of the fight to cure als. maria: peter frates hall unveiled today, and that was
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narrator: "by almost every measure, public charter schools have been a success." "they are models of inspiration." with "impressive results" and "eye-catching educational gains." it's turned my son's life around. narrator: "charter schools amount to hope" for kids all across massachusetts. and result in more funding for public education. vote yes on 2.
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ed: you can hear the cheers. as you may recall, this is the man who inspired the ice bucket challenge to raise money for als. the big moment happened during a special dedication ceremony. maria: shaun chaiyabhat is live. there is now officially a euphrates hall. shaun: that's a legacy to help change the world, and hopefully motivation for those who live here . you can see the emotion in their eyes. >> it hits you very deeply. >> i was back there when it got unveiled. >> it's overwhelming.
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monument. >> pete just permeates their being. his character is determination and courage. shaun: in 2012 he was diagnosed with als. instead of quietly living out his many years, he inspired millions to do the ice bucket challenge. and how better to christen the hall than this? possibly the largest ice bucket challenge ever, water, 2000 students leaving wet, and hopefully no more aware of the disease. >> just rendering, -- remembering, anything is possible. it's the academy of hard work and courage and all the things you want to your kids to figure out. shaun: just before she left, his mom had a huge grin on her face.
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everyday. john barrow --shaun chaiyabhat, wcvb newscenter 5. maria: for her, you know it is so meaningful. she is so proud of him and everything he has done. ed: and harvey, this was a perfect day to do it. beautiful. harvey: a great day. als is such a difficult disease. earlier i was out in such a huntington's. it was cool early this morning. we actually have some 40's around. but in spite of that, look at the temperature jump we wound up with. boston reached a three in the month continues to be above average. the warmth is all the way down
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a sharp drop-off in temperature when you get to places like minneapolis and sioux city. there is some weather with that cold front, and that's a bit of a concern for mid-to-late afternoon to early evening tomorrow which we will talk about in a moment. boston looking great, 80 degrees, a great evening to be out. we are still in the low 80's, cooler on the cape with the wind off the water. now as the red sox take on baltimore tonight at fenway. we are still pretty comfortable for now, and then it will be very refreshing and comfortable to close out the week on thursday and friday. nice and clear around here and then we get that system around
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any one of those storms could contain some strong, gusty, damaging wind. keep an eye on the sky to early evening. the front comes through, another real feel of fall returns, possibly in a slightly more significant way than what we had experienced over the last few hours. tonight is a little warmer, 60's in half of the day that we could go as high as the upper 80's before thie scattered storms move in. it looks like it will stay out there, so that's not a real issue. but there is a bit of a disturbance that is spinning moisture offshore.
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how quickly things cool off. by the time things get to thursday morning we are in the 40's and low 50's around the region. some areas may not get back to 70 degrees. friday looks gorgeous, a pleasant afternoon. it looks like a rain free day but as we go to sunday, there's the risk of showers and thunderstorms. hope to see you the next hour. sportscenter 5 powered by xfinity. mike: good news for the red sox; they activated an outfielder who have been on the disabled list since august 25 with a knee sprain. he's activated and competing tonight, although he is not in the starting lineup. this is a big boost for the red sox, who can boast the most dynamic outfield and mlb. on august 24 is when he sprained
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base against tampa bay. for the past few days he has been undergoing workouts at fenway park. yesterday he did a lot of sliding and running; today he is doing throwing. more importantly he was taking live batting practice this afternoon. he has been a real spark plug for the red sox. he sits at 324 with six doubles. we talked with him about 5:00 this afternoon. >> feel good. unbelievable job. i'm ready to get back out there. i'll try not to adapt too many things, because that is when you put yourself at risk to get hurt again. but with sliding, there wasn't a problem at all. >> a pretty advanced approach for a young fielder out of arkansas. he's been on a rapid ascent, but
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it seems like everybody is right there. pictures are pitching really well, coming up with timely hits. hopefully we continue to do that. when i get back in there, i'm going to contribute any way i can. mike: five games against the yankees tonight with the dodgers, and one of the catalysts has he is batting 330, only seven points behind the league leader. >> i think he has continued on the stretch that he was on before. i don't think what he is doing right now is resulting from anything. he was in a pretty good run
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outstanding. mike: next up for the patriots, the dolphins at gillette stadium. then a week from thursday, they will play at home against the houston texans. today the national football league and patriots unveiled their new color rushed jersey. it'll be all navy blue, from shoulder to kneecap. red and white stripes on the shoulders. we' says they will wear silver helmets. tonight it's the red sox and the orioles,. we will see later on this evening with the results. ed: let's hope rob gronkowski can play. maria: never mind the modeling. ed: time now to flashforward to
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what candidates have revealed to voters. will it have a long-lasting effect? ed: and a school bus tragedy narrowly averted how well merrill -- how a maryland driver got off just in time. you will see you then. but first, hey, david. >> stunning new video just released. authorities say a driver intentionally rammed i tonight. the hours long chase in the new tropical threat in the east. >> coming up, the one you watching "chronicle" for years to come. live longer with gentle fitness routines for every age. plus, kno your physical warning
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maria: a turtle named lola. and her new bionic flipper. students from worcester polytech helped create the first of its kind prosthetic alongside scientists at an aquarium in florida. lola's flipper got caught in fishing gear, and they hope the prosthetic will help save other rare sea turtles. ed: she looks like she is doing
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harvey: we hope for spectacular results. watch for a few scattered storms tomorrow. chili over the next couple days
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v.o.: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump. trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. v.o.: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that, defund planned parenthood. and both oppose our right to safe and legal abortion. ayotte: well i certainly think that roe should be overturned... trump: there has to be some form of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form. v.o.: ayotte and trump, wrong for new hampshire women. planned parenthood votes is responsible for the
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tonight, breaking news. police officers run down. the stunning surveillance video just released. authorities say a driver intentionally ramming into the officers as they were simply standing. also tonight, the new tropical threat at this hour, it could very well effect the east coast. the new images tonight, the investigation into that plane that nearly york's laguardia airport. and the other scare, the jet that landed without much of its landing gear. was it what the doctor ordered? with hillary clinton recovering from pneumonia, president obama hits the trail and takes aim at donald trump. and trump's physical. what his campaign now says about trump's privacy and dr. oz. and storming the dance floor. tonight, the arrests, and now, the new charges.


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