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wind-up 140 miles per hour. it's set to make another landfall over the far eastern tip of cuba, and with lots of mountains, if it took a further westward track it could weaken, but where there is not much land, it passes perfectly between cuba and haiti, and doesn't have a lot of land to weaken it. we are still thinking that through the bahamas ita implications for the bahamas. from there, up toward or just off shore from florida, then hugging the coast line and trying to recurve out to see. however the big question, a lock-in change, with the yellow line and large swells along the south coast. for the more direct hit, we are talking about large swells, heavy rainfall, and wind. if this went up through new
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get some storm surge and plenty of rainfall but it would be a weaker system because of this traveling over morland. we hope you will stay with us for the remainder of this hour and toward 6:00. ben: there's a issue amber alert for a missing three-year-old girl from. from augusta. lenore wilson was last seen with her babysitter after her mom had a medical emergency last night. that babysitter told detectives she has the child and promised to bring her to the police department, but never showed up. police are now searching for the the augusta apartment early this morning on foot. jc: right now, police in wareham are searching for the driver in a deadly hit and run. the crash happening alongside cranberry highway last night. newscenter 5's doug meehan spoke with witnesses who saw the crash. >> a guy was crossing the road, the pickup came down and mailed him. he flew about 70 feet, slid, the
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when the violent crash happened outside his front step. police received a call of a pedestrian hit around age: 30 monday. when they arrived on scene, they found a man lying in the street. >> it broke my heart. we sat here all night crying. doug: amelia is a friend of the victim. she says it was only hours before she had invited him over for dinner. >> he must have been crossing the road coming to my house. that's doug: those who live in the area know how dangerous this road can be. >> it's a real shame. people need to slow down around here and think about other people. doug: police are still searching for a suspect and looking for a white pickup truck, possibly with front end damage. if you have any information, you are asked to give police a call. doug meehan, wcvb newscenter 5. ben: one person is dead after a crash in melrose last night. police say a car hit a landscaping truck on howard street, striking and killing a
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before rolling over, landing on its roof. three people from the car were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the suv driver was not hurt. a new hampshire man hospitalized with serious injuries after a fire destroyed his home. the fire started late last night in center barnstead. when first responders arrived on the scene they found the homeowner -- the home totally consumed in flames. conditions created water problems. jc: you are looking live at the zynga bunker hill bridge. a little bit of glare is slowing things down on the road. as we go south through the city, we're typically a half-hour drive, but it's a little longer than that down to route 3. northbound has some problems, upper deck to 128 along the pike.
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495. southbound has delays in the area of the pike. ben: could in medical device be hacked? potential security flaws to tell you about. jc: and a warning for patients who use a popular insulin pump. plus, the major recall involving shellfish in maine. the talks and interviewer: what would you do with fand a smartphone?ll man: check the scores. woman 1 : uh, probably post a pic. woman 2: text a friend. interviewer: how about register to vote? man: really? galvin: you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts driver's license is all it takes to register so you can vote for our next president. go to register to vote m-a dot com. it's that easy.
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ben: police activity in roslindale, police still searching the area. one person is in custody after the shooting. shots were exchanged between some individuals and police along newburgh street. police say it happened during one of their operations. there are no reports of injuries, but you can see a lot of police activity. that appears to be a gas station. it's affecting service on the needham t commuter train line. there was a train stopped for at
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out of south station. we will keep updating the story throughout the night. jc: a major recall tonight involving shellfish in maine. mussels and clams from certain areas tested positive for a potentially deadly neurotoxin. the toxin appears to remain hazardous even after the food has been frozen or cooked. the affected clams and mussels were harvested or wet-stored last week. maine's department of marine resources instructed dealers to so far no reports of anyone getting sick. a potential cyber security issue for patients who use a johnson & johnson product to help control their diabetes. the medical device maker says a computer security flaw with its animas onetouch ping insulin infusion pump could put a patient's information at risk. johnson & johnson says the danger is extremely low, but it might be possible to take
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communication system. that system allows it to send commands and information via a wireless remote control. there have been no instances of hacking. ben: an automobile safety probe underway involving more than 100,000 nissan versas. the ntsb is investigating complaints that side air bags on some nissan versa small cars can inflate if the driver or passenger doors ar hard. they are trying to figure out if a recall is necessary. kmart is apparently here to stay at least for now. the ceo of sears says reports of kmart's demise were false and exaggerated. they merged in 2004. kmart stores will be closed, but the sears executive says there are no plans to eliminate the franchise. good news for the economy -- americans are expected to spend more money this holiday season
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is forecasting holiday sales for the november and december period to rise 3.6% to $655.8 billion. holiday sales account for nearly 20% of annual retail industry sales. jc: that's a lot of dough. ben: do you think people are more confident? jc: i don't know. hurricane matthew has made landfall on haiti and is now sales. headed for the u.s. ben: the federal government preparing for what could be a monster storm. the steps being taken in the nation's capital, and aj is tracking matthew. aj: it's the question of the week. it looks like this storm will wreak havoc through the bahamas,
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ben: police activity continues in roslindale. the t commuter train, that's one of the cars. it left south station downtown at 4:45, but has been sitting on the track at roslindale village for at least half an hour. huge delays this evening on the need of line.
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exchanged and one person is taken into custody. police activity continues at this hour. more details to come. jc: we want all you know about breaking news -- an amber alert in maine for a missing three-year-old girl has been canceled. we want to let you know that lenore wilson has been reunited with her family. you can just imagine the relief. that amber alert is cancer. ben: hurricane matthew is the most powerful storm to churn through the atlantic in years. the category 4 hurricane barreled into haiti early today with sustained winds of 145 mph and florida and parts of the am. ben: hurricane matthew is the most powerful storm to churn u.s. are in its sights next. newscenter 5's jennifer davis tells us the federal government is preparing. jennifer: another humanitarian disaster after hurricane matthew made landfall in haiti today --
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u.s. are in its sights next.it a and the bahamas. >> this is one of the strongest storms to come along in several decades. obviously we want to keep our thoughts and prayers with people in these countries. jennifer: is the potential for u.s. landfall later this week and residents are being asked to plan evacuation routes, now. >> the problem>> with this storm is that the projected path is right along the coast, time to make a decision. jennifer: ahead of the national weather service says warnings are all the more important, since the last major storm to hit florida was in 2005. >> there has been a large population increase along the coastline. you have a significant percentage of the population that hasn't experienced a storm like this. jennifer: there are concerns it could prompt mass evacuations in florida. many residents have already
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campaign for hillary clinton in florida on when they, that has postponed the trip because of the storm and will now instead had to fema headquarters in d.c. for a press briefing. jc: so much to watch when it comes to matthew. aj: we want to point out, there's a very good chance that we see nothing. there'es a chance we see heavy rain and wind. possible combination in between. for folks in florida right now, we are certain that this storm will move through the bahamas and flirt with the atlantic coast of florida. the blessing is that this is a slow-moving system, so there is time for the southeast prepare. the curse is that it is a slow-moving system and a lot of rain is being dumped out of the system across haiti, the dominican republic, cuba, and
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sustained. all of these models are taking it up toward florida and just off the coast of south carolina. notice the curve -- this is where the story gets convoluted. take a look at where these arrows go, some take it to the new england coastline, a group of solutions that south of the area. it is still anybody's guess as to where the storm is going to go. each one of these is a projection of where the model thinks the store might go. i have painted in more reliable models that we use every day -- this is the gfs and the black line is the euro model.
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divergence -- this is by sunday. gfs takes it north and euro keeps itself -- look at the divergence. this never gets picked up by this cold front moving through, according to one model. you can see what we have to work with. it is still way up in the air. i caution you to keep abreaf days and with hope we will see some consensus. this is the official track of the storm, right through the heart of the bahamas as a solid category four storm. there will be all sorts of heavy impacts into eastern florida and then up toward the carolinas -- anywhere in this area is where we could see an impact from the storm.
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if it goes toward nantucket more of a profound impact. stay tuned. 50's outside right now, cloud free skies for the most part. we are looking for some patchy fog to redevelop overnight. 40's to near 50 degrees and then high pressure building and for tomorrow which means after a foggy start we will get back to it. nice friday, and then all eyes turn to matthew and whether or not it will have an impact on us. if it does it would be later on sunday, perhaps into monday. that's a very early guesstimate as to when we might feel the impact. ben: we have sent men to the moon, can create robots that think, and yet we still claim believes from ancient times.
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point. >> do you avoid cracks in the sidewalk? sit in the same spot for a playoff game? get uneasy when a black cat crosses your path? chances are you aren't alone from knocking on wood to crossing our fingers, we may not think about them but many of these superstitions are ingrained in our culture. >> i don't fly on the 13th. and i don't >> so you just have a generalized fear -- fear of the number 13? triskodecaphobia? >> although we live in a technologically advanced world, superstition is as widespread as ever, says psychologists.
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friday the 13th we see it in the news. the thing about the elevators is amazing but it is true that something like 85% of elevators that are constructed that could have a 13th floor don't. there are surveys that say people would be uncomfortable if they were put in a hotel room on the 13th floor. the best theory i have seen is that it comes from the fear of were 13 dinner guests and jesus was the trade. jc: don't we perpetuate the situation if we don't put 13 -- all right. so why are friday's unlucky? we explain tonight on chronicle. plus, two superstitious fans blame themselves for the
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a fallen tennis star gets a a fallen tennis star gets a reprieve. ben: maria sharapova. heather: breaking news in roslindale. ed: assured out with police employing canines. we are alive on the scene. heather: she is backing off, saying donald trump could be a role model for kids but will that be enough to get her campaign back on track ed: new pictures and video of the boaters who survived a week at sea. >> wednesday morning on newscenter 5's eyeopener, locking in the holiday plans for less. >> experts reveal the best time
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hurricane matthew and our improving forecast wednesday at
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special interests that oppose question 2 claim district schools lose money to charter schools. that's "absurd," says the boston herald. "outright lies," reports the lowell sun. charter schools "don't siphon off state dollars" from traditional schools, says the boston globe. in fact, public schools get more money. the truth is question 2 will give parents more choices and result in more funding for public education. please vote yes on question 2. for stronger public schools. heather: we continue to follow
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shooting in roslindale. you can see the pictures over the scene we captured moments ago. police exchanged gunfire with someone along newbury street. state police say it happened during one of their operations. no reports of injuries but state police have an active scene going on. that's the needham commuter rail line, running severely behind schedule, more than a half-hour since the train was stopped. again, the gunfire happened needham commuter rail line is severely delayed. ed: kim kardashian west's claim to fame could be in blame for her paris ordeal. french authorities say her social media posting gave thieves all the information they needed to target our. she says she was held at gunpoint by five masked men. the reality star posted pictures of the paris department and jewelry store she went
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million ring. maria sharapova is hoping ba -- doping ban was reduced, meeting she can return to the french open. she is a five-time grand slam champion and the former number one ranked player. she appealed the ban that she took a substance for the purpose of enhancing her performance. heather: taylor swift will headline a pre-party the night before the super it's part of a multiyear deal with at&t. she will now provide exclusive performances throughout their arrangement. it comes months after she claimed the top spot on forbes's celebrity 100 list. she has had sponsorship deals with apple, diet coke -- she's raking in the money. ed: the latest on the breaking
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ed: new evacuations ordered as hurricane matthew marches toward the atlantic coast. aj: we will talk about the potential impact in timing for new england. heather: our first images of a daring rescue. the new england man lost at sea for days plucks from the water. ed: a shoot out in roslindale. the search for suspect in the area on lockdown. >> from boston's these later, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at news in roslindale. police exchanging gunfire with a man there. ed: one person is in custody but the massive search continues. shaun chaiyabhat is live at the scene. shaun: we are learning that this was a state police operation, a were conducting a drawn -- a gun trafficking operation.
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see from our video team, they went in and we have not seen any of those officers. there were several ambulances that came to the scene and neighbors said they heard multiple gunshots, they say it sounded like a shoot out. the entire area is blocked off. one neighbor's young son just came home from school and was trapped in the house when that shootout happened. he said police were here earlier in the day. there was a lot of activity at the house next door, and then this today. police were shot at from people inside that home. at least one officer might have been struck with a round, the we are told he is ok. we know that one person has been taken into custody, and this
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heather: shaun chaiyabhat reporting from the scene. we will touch back within throughout the evening. at least nine deaths are now being blamed on the massive hurricane matthew, a category for that slammed into haiti. right now it has 140 mile-per-hour wind. ed: and in cuba and the bahamas and florida, they are preparing. then it will push up the east coast. heather: tracking it, and we will have things to look out for. aj: the good news it's such a slow-moving system. it's dumping a ton of rain and wind, and the impact will be felt for a long time. haiti is still recovering from the earthquake in 2010. let's take a look at the particulars -- wind at 140 miles per hour, it's slowly limping

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