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america runs on dunkin'. announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- antoinette: breaking overnight, a multicar crash sends six people to the hospital. the video and the details just in this morning. doug: frightening moments at a donald trump rally. the candidate rushed off the stage by secret service agents. new information coming in about what set off that incident. antoinette: caught in the crossfire. gunfire breaks out right in the middle of the day. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. antoinette: and a good morning to you. if you're just waking up and maybe forgot to set your clocks back, it is 8:00 on this sunday, move 6. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. the temperature hasn't budged this morning, kelly ann. is it going to warm up? kelly ann: it won't budge this
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get much warmer even as we move into the height of the afternoon today. we are watching some spot showers moving along the coastline. we had showers earlier this morning now tracking their way onto the cape. we're watching what's next. this next batch of rainfall is making its way to the north shore and the new hampshire coast, bringing very light rainfall from portsmouth down toward gloucester at this point. outside of that, things are looking relatively dry. we are going to see spot drizzle chances for l joined with northerly breezes. that's going to make things feel rather chilly as you're heading out later this afternoon. temperatures in the 40's. 42 in worcester. 46 in downtown boston. that's the case as we move onto the cape. 48 degrees. quite a bit warmer than the 20's of yesterday. as you're heading out, we are going to stay in the 40's this morning with clouds overhead. in the height of the afternoon, we're talking about some spot drizzle with those temperatures in the upper 40's. so i'll have the track of that
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the rest of the workweek coming up, doug. doug: thank you. we're following two breaking stories on the eye. a woman is dead and five others hurt after a rollover crash in westport. state police saying the driver was on route 195 when she went off the road, hit the barrier and then rolled over onto the other side of the highway. she was pronounced dead at the scene. the other victims are being treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. antoinette: breaking overnight in -- a major car crash in roxbury sends six people including children to the hospital. this egleston square around midnight. boston e.m.s. says the victims are all being treated for injuries that are not considered life-threatening. boston police are now investigating. >> i'm a republican, and i just wanted to voice my displeasure with the nominee that the party picked. and so i went there with a simple sign, and all of a sudden i just got attacked by several people all at once. antoinette: an abc news
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a trump protestors knocked to the ground as agents swooped in and rushed the gop nominee off the stage. austyn crites says he was no plant and he was not paid to attend that rally. doug: the eye's juli mcdonald with new information. juli: an apparent protestor at donald trump's event in reno in and of itself not unusual. >> we have one of those guys from -- from the hillary clinton campaign. juli: but what happened next unleashed panic in the arena. rushed him offstage, a man in a blue sweater was tackled and removed from the venue. the secret service released a statement saying the commotion began when someone yelled gun. no weapon was ever found. >> nobody said it was going to be easy for us. juli: as their campaigns wind down -- >> i want to be the president for everybody. everybody who agrees with me. people who don't agree with me. people who vote for me. people who don't vote for me. juli: the candidates doing
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>> hillary and her special interests would rob our country blind. juli: the early votes poured in to florida and nevada saturday. across the country, nearly 37 million votes have already been cast in 39 states. for hillary clinton, after friday's performance with jay-z and beyonce, katy perry was singing her song at this concert in philadelphia. [singing] hoping to end the campaign on a high note. and listen to . clinton's campaign has spent more than $267 million in television advertising through election day. trump, who claims a worth of $10 billion, has invested 93 million according to data collected by canter media. i'm juli mcdonald, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: today the candidates are barnstorming key states. donald trump making stops in iowa, minnesota, michigan, pennsylvania, and virginia.
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before heading to manchester, new hampshire. we have the presidential candidates covered for you on election night. both will be in new york city and so will newscenter 5's j.c. monahan will be at trump headquarters. ben simmoneau will be with the clinton camp. their live reports get started tuesday afternoon. doug: in other news this morning -- no arrests in brockton after a 3-year-old is hit by a bullet. gunfire erupting in his neighborhood as a peace rally was wrapping up nearby. the eye's nicole estaphan spe their safety. nicole: you can see the hole right here where the bullet went into the family's living room, but here's the scary part. we're told that little boy wasn't in the living room. he was in the kitchen about 12 feet away. the image heartbreaking. a little boy being taken away on a stretcher after being shot by a stray bullet while playing with his cousins. >> sitting on the picnic table enjoying myself with a friend of mine, and the next
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afternoon, several shots were fired outside of 124 bartlett street in brockton. >> i knew it was gunfire. i just couldn't believe this was happening again. nicole: you can see where one of the bullets went into the first floor of a triple-decker, inside several children. a 3-year-old holds his leg. his aunt, who did not want her face shown, said she heard the shots but at first was confused. >> he was crying, holding his legs. i checked him out, and i didn't see any blood. and then he keep holding his legs, and finally i pull it up. nicole: that's when she realized the boy was bleeding. >> this is something unusual. usually you get panicked. nicole: she quickly gathered the other children and called for help. several stray bullets striking unintended targets including two very visible bullet holes in this mail truck. here's the good news. family members tell us that boy is home, resting, and doing well. in brockton, nicole estaphan, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: it was also a violent weekend in dorchester.
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a man in his mid 20's was shot and killed sitting in his car on nazing street saturday. the shooter ran off. police are still trying to track down witnesses and leads in that case. just a few hours earlier, another deadly shooting, this one near bentham road. police say they were called out for a report of gunshots, but they found no victim at the scene. that is when they learned the victim managed to get himself to the hospital, but he did not survive. police believe both oo doug: a new hampshire man is facing animal cruelty charges after allegedly shooting his neighbor's dog. 39-year-old colton skorpan of mason tells police he felt threatened when the dog was running towards him and his 6-year-old son. he claims the dog named travis is aggressive and has had issues in the past. police say travis is lucky to be alive, the bullet missing all of its vital organs. >> anytime someone's using a firearm, it's the absolute last resort to use a firearm, so you
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all other options before you use the firearm. doug: skorpan turned himself into police. he will face a judge in january. antoinette: the man accused in the hit-and-run of a billerica police officer has turned himself in. police say 28-year-old eric oblenis is facing charges including assault and battery. the incident happened friday night in a drugstore parking lot. police say the officer allegedly saw oblenis injecting something into his arm as he walked up to the minivan. that is when he says the suspect tried to drive off, striking and dragging the officer. that officer is recovering from minor injuries. a reminder to all of you drivers this morning. route 128 south in needham is closed as we take a live look at that construction area. you see no traffic moving there. that's because it is being detoured up and over the new bridge and then back onto the highway. so just out of that shot is where the traffic goes around
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doug: where it stops everybody knows. you'll be sitting in it. your time is 8:08. first harvard's soccer team. antoinette: now a second team. new accusations outlined in the student-run paper. a stunning twist surrounding the suspect in a disturbing kidnapping case out of south carolina. what he's telling police about a cold case as deputies identify the body doug: a sign of hope in new york city. an officer shot on friday released from the hospital, plus the touching tribute for the police officer killed. kelly ann? kelly ann: cool an and stubborn clouds for some. i'm timing wet weather later this week. >> a half hour of news at the top of the hour. newscenter 5 at 4:00. j.c. monahan, ed harding, newscenter 5 at 4:00. part of the new afternoon
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massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and
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? our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. the place where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen. to protect our public schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education,
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kate: my mom and i love shooting hoops. but you know what - she could still learn a few things from me - just like i've learned a lot from her. mom helps with homework... she helped dad start his business... and she even fought to put bad guys in jail. now, mom helps make laws that help people - especially when they need it most. i'm really proud of her. and she's taught me that with hard work - i can do... anything. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, kate: and i'm kate. kelly & kate: and we approved i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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doug: doug: welcome back. right now, police in south carolina are investigating disturbing new revelations into the man accused of holding a woman captive. antoinette: the sheriff says that suspect has admitted to murdering up to seven people. the sheriff says todd kohlhepp knew details of the case that no one else would have known. >> i'm happy to report to you because my god answers prayers. we sent four warrant he did this crime. antoinette: investigators arrested the suspect after 30-year-old kala brown was found chained in a storage container last week. she and her boyfriend, charlie carver, disappeared months ago. police identified carver's remains yesterday. announcer: now, your stormteam 5 forecast with meteorologist kelly ann cicalese. doug: i'm cheating. i'm peeking over. it looks like the capes, to the
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kelly ann: we're in the in-between phase. some of us are dry, some of us are getting rain. you can see spot shower chances moving through. we can't gloss it over with one description. doug: good and bad. kelly ann: as you're heading out right now along with the rainfall, we do have temperatures in the 40's, which to start off feels relatively mild, but this afternoon, we won't see those temperatures get much warmer, so that's going to feel quite a bit cooler than and wind that's going to be pushing through. so it's a cool and breezy ending to your weekend. there are those showers doug was alluding to. the first band of showers making its way off the cape and moving toward the north shore, light showers moving through. mainly a drizzle moving through gloucester making its way south and eastward off the coast at this point. new hampshire starting to dry out as it pushes its way out
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mainly in the 40's. 46 in downtown boston. moving out toward plymouth as well at 46 degrees. moving inland where, of course, typically it's going to stay cooler, we're holding onto the lower 40's with 42 in worcester. not a bad start to the day. it's just those northerly winds are going to keep that temperature on the lower end of the scale. here's a look at what's going on overhead. we have clouds that will be progressing through the area this afternoon. more so we see the chance of drizzle passing through for downtown boston moving right along the coastline and the cape as well. west of 495, there's a half and half forecast i was talking about where we see that sun breaking through for worcester moving outward for western mass. that's the forecast for much of
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showers stick around. moving into monday, we see things clearing out region-wide. that's where we see temperatures sitting about 50 degrees. for today, we have clouds and breeziness as we move east of 495. to the west, sun breaking through. highs topping out in the upper 40's to lower 50's. tomorrow, sunshine breaking through. temperatures will get cold overnight. we're dropping down into the 30's this evening and again for tomorrow evening as well. heading into your election day forecast, we're actually seeing that sun breaking out and those highs will get nice and warm as we inch toward 60 degrees in the height of the afternoon. the rest of the seven-day, we do have some changes, especially on wednesday. we see some clouds moving back into the area, and we'll see those temperatures start to dip down as well. the rest of the seven-day does include temperatures sitting just about normal, in the 50's. we inch toward next weekend, and that is when some changes
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falling into the 40's, and with that, doug and antoinette, we're talking about a cooldown bringing the chance of rain and possibly even some snowflakes. yeah. antoinette: we told you, starts with "s," ends with no. that's how you say it. checking some of the other stories we're following -- doug: a second harvard university team accused of making lewd comments. the men's cross-country team created crude in certain spreadsheets, the men added comments about the women's physical appearance. harvard's men's soccer team was suspended earlier last week for engaging in similar behavior. police in new jersey are on the scene of a deadly stabbing. investigators say a woman and two children are dead. several others are hurt after they were attacked in a home in newark. police say that many of the victims are members of the same family. the prosecutor's office says that police are searching for a
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antoinette: a vigil for a fallen police officer. hundreds of new yorkers gathered to remember sergeant paul touzzolo. he was shot and killed in the bronx on friday. that as another officer injured in that same shooting is released from the hospital. sergeant emmanuel kwo is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg. police say the officers confronted an armed suspect after he had broken into his estranged wife's home. the suspect opened fire and was killed in that shootout. doug: reading investigators say the man demanded money from the teller but did not appear to be armed. he ran off with an unknown amount of cash. announcer: now here's bob halloran with sportscenter 5 powered by kf. xfinity.
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brothers, and the hayes boys are skating in different directions. the bruins' jimmy hayes has gone 26 games without a point and was a healthy scratch last night against the rangers while the rangers' kevin hayes is red hot with eight points in his last four games. both kids are the pride of dorchester, but kev's bringing a little more pride these days. bruins home after four on the road, and it's patrice bergeron with his second of the year. b's up 1-0. the bruins had a three-game winning streak, and tuukka rask was a perfect 6-0. but things went south quickly. first, nick holden ties it up. and then watch this. the bruins on the power play, but the rangers have the breakaway. michael grabner feeds derek stepan, and he beats rask to make it 2-1. a short-handed goal, it's kevin hayes ahead of the pack. he waits and fires, and that's his fifth of the year. the rangers go on to beat the bruins 5-2. b's host buffalo on monday. no patriots today, but the celtics are home against the denver nuggets tonight. al horford is out with a concussion, second straight game. but kelly olynyk may make his season debut. that's sports. have a great day. doug: all right, bobby, thank you. just a senior in high school,
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been running a nonprofit organization for 11 years. antoinette: after taylor goodman-leong childhood friend died of cancer, she wanted her memories to live on. for every single smile on every single child's face, for the joy it brings to their lives when their families are going through rough times, there are many reasons taylor goodman-leong has dedicated her life to giving to kids in need, but she started doing it >> i just remember even in the times when she was diagnosed with cancer and even though she was sick, she'd always be really positive. antoinette: the 6-year-olds were best friend, taylor bringing erica gifts when she was in the hospital to help brighten those days. they made it their mission to do the same for others. when erica passed away from brain cancer, taylor vowed to keep her spirit alive. just a first-grader, she founded the nonprofit for the love of
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over the past 11 years. along the way, earning several awards and accolades and wowing teachers and administrators at lawrence academy, where she's a senior. >> so then you come across a kid like taylor and you're like you what? you run your own nonprofit? that's awesome. antoinette: spending hours week, taylor goodman-leong's kindness, generosity and years of selfless giving make her this year's a-plus. know an exceptional student? submit your nomination at wcvb.com. just click as seen on. and during that interview with taylor, she forgot to mention that she was just inducted into the caring hall of fame in d.c. with the likes of bill clinton, muhammad ali and gabby giffords.
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and probably very humble by the sound of it. unbelievable. antoinette: it could be a trick or it could be a treat. doug: but this next story ends in a sweet way. the apology letter that led to a massive amount of chocolate bars. antoinette: and we go live outside this morning overlooking the mass pike right now. traffic moving along just fine as all those toll booths come down. this is another traffic area you want to watch out for. route 128. the closure h southbound lanes. right now you're going to be detoured up and over right here at highland avenue. we're watching you from our what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates.
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kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and that's costing you. she's not working for new hampshire. ready to head out when others head home. at eversource, we prepare for ugly weather all year long... upgrading technology, managing vegetation, improving how we get information to you because we know you're counting on us. we're ready for winter, visit eversource.com to learn more and sign up for storm updates. and be sure to follow us on facebook and twitter. ever new england. eversource. massachusetts' newspapers rarely agree, but they do on question 2. they agree opponents have run a "campaign of misinformation" to spread "fear through white, affluent neighborhoods." they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children."
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vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker
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kelly ann: heading out the door, some of us waking up to showers. it will stay nice and cool. temperatures in the 40's. this afternoon, some of us will top downtown boston 46 and cloudy. move out toward hyannis, and that's where we have showers in place with temperatures in the upper 40's. you can see on the radar, cape ann and cape cod getting in on light rain showers. doug and antoinette, i'll have the latest on this track and what's expected later this afternoon. antoinette: okay, kelly ann, thank you. trick-or-treat. doug: or maybe we should say tweet. a college student tweeted this picture of an apology note
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they stole a single kit kat bar. well, kit kat saw the tweet, gave him thousands of candy bars, which he stuffed in the car and shared with his classmates. he wants the thief to come forward so he can give him or her a big old hug and lots of kit kates. antoinette: don't leave them in the car. my kit kates melted in the car. doug: election day, are you ready? it's only two days away. antoinette: sending some of the biggest names in bay state politics to new hampshire. how they're hoping to tip the balance. and we're following breaking news in boston. at least five cars were involved in a crash in roxbury's egleston square, six people being treated at the hospital for nonlife-threatening injuries. doug: a mixture of sun and clouds out there in worcester this morning. a little foliage as well. kelly ann's back in just a couple of minutes to give us a full forecast as we get ready
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e donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- kelly ann: rain moving out and cool air moving in today plus the chance for midweek showers. the timeline ahead. doug: breaking overnight, several people sent to the hospital after a multicar crash. the details coming in from roxbury right now. antoinette: a deadly fire in boston. the warning from neighbors days before. doug: massachusetts politicians making a pre-election blitz in new hampshire. the question now, are they
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boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: good morning, everybody. it's sunday morning at 8:30. check your clocks. we're down a degree. i'm doug meehan. antoinette: i'm antoinette antonio along with kelly ann cicalese. wow. 46 degrees. we're hanging tight to this temperature. kelly ann: that temperature is going to hover around the mid to upper 40's for this morning and much o starting to move off right now. so we have satellite and radar imagery most of us sitting dry. lingering showers mainly hanging out on the cape. this is going to continue to follow a southeasterly direct direction. that's going to keep that rain chance mainly along the cape and as we move out along some of the north shore. keep in mind, we have more rain where that came from. we have low pressure in place that's circulating overhead.
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afternoon we're talking about some clouds sticking around on the coast and even some spot drizzle. that's going to push on through our area along with gusty winds out of the north and overall things are going to feel cool and chilly as you're heading out for your sunday. temperatures in the 40's. 42 in worcester. 46 in downtown boston at this point. and even as we progress throughout the forecast, highs will top out in the upper 40's range with that spot rain chance i'll have more coming up. doug and antoinette? antoinette: kelly ann, thank you. we are following breaking news from westport. doug: a woman is dead and five others hurt after a rollover crash. the driver was on route 195 when she rolled over to the other side. antoinette: also breaking this morning, this is egleston square in roxbury.
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some of the victims are children. none of the injuries is life-threatening. doug: a scare at a donald trump rally in reno, nevada. secret service agents, you see them there, rushing the gop nominee off the stage after someone in the crowd yelled allegedly gun. agents grabbed that person, but no gun was found. trump did return to the podium and he finished his speech. antoinette: the eyeopener's juli mcdonald tells us several neighbors are displaced. juli: frantic neighbors ran door to door saturday morning, shouting to warn others about a massive fire tearing through this vacant house on george street. >> she woke me up. i seen an inferno. black clouds. flames in this building and that
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juli: boston fire said one man was killed. the building is known to have squatters. because it was fully engulfed, firefighters were unable to do primary and secondary searches. >> human beings, you know what i mean? i don't care. human beings. that's what i was worried about. juli: 11 neighbors were displaced from their homes because of the damage. this mother is relieved her kids and pets got out safely but is heartbroken about what was lost to flooding. >> everything's gone. everything was in the basement. it's gone. my valuables, picturol pictures. just a lot of things were down there. and it's gone. juli: firefighters spent hours combing through the collapsed debris, this as neighbors recover from a trauma literally too close to home. >> it's crazy for something to happen so close to you. you see it on tv, and you get neutral about it, you know what i mean? you can't feel it. you get like, oh, yeah. but when you see it for real, it comes back. the real feelings come back in. juli: neighbors told me boston
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saved their homes from catching fire as well. there was a second person rushed to the hospital with serious burns, and he is still there recovering. in roxbury, juli mcdonald, wcvb newscenter 5. doug: juli, thank you. commitment 2016 -- a new abc news poll has hillary clinton 5 points ahead of rival donald trump. that after running dead even last week. united support from nonwhite voters as well as with what they call pure political independents who do not lean towards either party. meanwhile, some of the biggest names in massachusetts politics are blitzing new hampshire this weekend. they're hoping to tip the balance in several close granite state races including the race for president. newscenter 5's david bienick tells us how effective they're
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reporter: governor charlie baker's gift to chris sununu at a last campaign stop in sununu's race for governor of new hampshire. why should people in new hampshire care what a bay state politician has to say? >> a lot of people live in new hampshire who used to live in massachusetts. reporter: up the road in concord at a get out the vote rally for hillary clinton, senator elizabeth warren has made so many recent trips to new hampshire, can she even keep count? >> no, but it's been fun every time. reporter: boston mayor walsh also stumping for clinton. at a lunch counter. ever heard go back to boston? >> no. not in my time here. reporter: starting with the primary and now again that the general election is close, new hampshire voters say they're used to being invaded by out-of-state surrogates, including their southern neighbors. >> the love/hate relationship is definitely there. but like i say, it doesn't sway me. it doesn't bother me. reporter: for every bay state
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thousands of average massachusetts citizens here standing on street corners and knocking on doors. >> i'm just giving my opinion. you know what i mean? we're all entitled, you know. reporter: do you tell them you're from massachusetts? >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. absolutely. reporter: do you think there will be any resentment from people in new hampshire about people from massachusetts coming and trying to tell them how to vote? >> i'm sure some will. reporter: but that's a risk both sides are willing to take if a neighborly nudge might make a can decide so much. in nashua, new hampshire, david bienick wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: apologies from new hampshire republicans after a crude joke about hillary clinton. here's what former governor john sununu said at a donald trump rally on friday. >> do you think bill was referring to hillary when he said, "i did not have sex with that woman"? [laughter] antoinette: sununu's son, chris, now running for governor, denounced that comment, saying
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>> look, my father made a very crass joke, and he apologized for it yesterday. democrats will do anything they can do to not talk about issues, not talk about the substance of the campaign. they're big on their personal attacks and hitting me personally. antoinette: sununu is running against democrat colin van ostern. they are trying to replace outgoing democratic governor maggie hassan, who is running for senate. tomorrow, just one day before election day, president obama will rally students at unh. the president plans to lay out his support for hillary clinton and her vision for america. the rally gets started at 3:00. doug: parents, teachers and community leaders from several north shore cities and towns will rally against the expansion of charter schools. critics say question 2 takes millions of dollars away from successful local district public schools. supporters, including governor charlie baker, say it gives students enrolled in failing
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the rally begins at 1:00 this afternoon in revere. newscenter 5 has you covered early on election night. join us starting at 4:00 in the afternoon. we have a special hour of coverage at 7:00. abc has the latest results starting at 8:00. and we'll be here for newscenter 5 at 11:00. antoinette: bourne police are investigating a wild attack. 28-year-old mike dudas of dorchester is accused of hitting another man with a baseball bat, stealing the victim's car and crashing it into a police cruiser. into an argument at a home on quail hill road just before that attack. the victim is being treated for serious injuries. dudas is facing charges including attempted murder. doug: more than a dozen teens are going to testify in front of a grand jury in connection with the death of a tewksbury teen. 15-year-old ethan costello was killed after a fight at an underage drinking party in lowell last weekend. investigators are concerned about the timeline of the incident after learning that
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18-year-old joseph zagarella is facing charges in connection with that fight. antoinette: good news for drivers. the state's big construction projects are right on track and in some cases even ahead of schedule. right now, parts of 128 in needham are still shut down. this is a live look from that construction zone right now. the crews are working on the southbound side this morning, taking down the old highland avenue bridge. that section that's right over the wa the highway is expected to reopen before tomorrow morning's commute. and there's the demolition of the mass pike toll plazas moving forward. as of late last night, demolition work in five of the 23 work areas was completed. doug: it looks like something prehistoric is eating those things. antoinette: we like to see that. that means smooth sailing eventually. scientists getting closer to a trip to mars.
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how scientists are using volcanos to prepare for a future mission. >> hot pepper, radishes, wasabi, a whole list of things. doug: a new recipe to relieve painful cramps. why a harvard brain scientist and a nobel prize winner says it works. kelly ann: showers are making their way out of the area, but clouds are keeping our temperatures cool for much of us. i'm tracking the next chance of rain as well. >> a half hour of news at the top of the hour. newscenter 5 at 4:00, j.c.
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? our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen. to protect our public schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education,
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z265cz zknz y265cy ykny i'm maggie hassan, and new hampshire has a very clear choice: do we keep going with a senator who repeatedly votes with the corporate special interests... or a new senator who sides with the people of new hampshire? my focus has always been on creating opportunity for working families: making college and job training more affordable.
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ons. these are my priorities, why i approve this message... and why i respectfully ask for your vote. massachusetts' newspapers rarely agree, but they do on question 2. they agree opponents have run a "campaign of misinformation" to spread "fear through white, affluent neighborhoods." they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker
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doug: welcome back. to your health now. it doesn't matter how fit or strong you are. fighting through a muscle cramp can be a struggle. antoinette: you may think more water, bananas or electrolytes, but local researchers found that may not be the answer. emily riemer tell us they created their own solution. >> i always would drink a lot of water, always eating bananas. emily: training for her first marathon, tracy worried about cramps slowing her down. >> i particularly get it a lot in my feet. emily: diagnosed with multiple didn't need an extra challenge. she looked for a solution and found hot shot, a small spicy drink designed specifically to treat muscle cramps. >> you feel that sigh of relief like, oh, it's gone away. reporter: a harvard professor developed the recipe with his friend, nobel prize winner dr. rod mckinnon. >> hot pepper, radishes, wasabi, a whole list of things. emily: the spicy flavors target cramps at the source.
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now we know it starts in the nerve, and the way to treat it is through the nervous system. emily: that discovery a total turnaround from what doctors learn in medical school and how trainers usually treat helpless athletes in agony on the field or sidelines. >> it's actually like a mini seizure of the neuron that controls the muscle. emily: those neurons have receptors and the scientists discovered how certain spices can overload those receptors, creating a numbing effect. ultimately damps down the hyperexcitability of the motor neurons. emily: that process can take only minutes. >> you feel the glow simultaneously with the cramp diminishing. it's a really cool sensation. emily: already placing orders, an olympic marathoner from marblehead and more than half of the teams in the nfl. >> it contains no caffeine, it contains no ephedrine, it contains absolutely nothing
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emily: scientists hope they can use the same research to develop treatments targeting other cramps. on the short list, patients suffering from a.l.s. and m.s. so far tracy says hot shot is working for her. >> it kind of perks you up a little bit, just feeling that spiciness, and you're ready to jump out the door and hit the pavement. reporter: right now a six-pack sells online for $35. as for tracy, she completed the cape cod marathon on sunday. emily riemer, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: you fee you feel the cramp going away. ooh. we want to try it now if you want to send some our way. doug: pickle juice i heard was a good one, too. kelly ann: if you can get it down, though. antoinette: i know. anyhow, moving on -- kelly ann: we're talking about the weather today. it's a mixed bag. we can't gloss it over with one word. we have some of us getting in on showers. some of us completely dry. in worcester, we're getting reports of sun breaking through.
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sunday. here's a look at what's going on. we have that rain that's mainly lingering on the cape. so outside of that, things are relatively dry. cape ann, you can see very light rain moving through gloucester. far eastern portions of cape cod and the islands getting in on that drizzle as well. that's going to continue to push south and east making its way into the atlantic. we're watching what's next. there's a lot of dry air behind that. we have a further up the line. that will keep us in that spot drizzle chance throughout the afternoon and evening. more so along the coast where this northerly wind will produce clouds and drizzle. so really along the coastline today, that's where that best rain chance will lie. temperatures right now mainly in the 40's. 44 in worcester. downtown boston at 46 degrees. although it's a milder start to the morning, we are going to see a very cool afternoon as our
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budge very much from what we're seeing right now. we see highs today in the upper 40's to lower 50's with lawrence at a 50-degree high in the height of the afternoon. spot drizzle chances with that northerly wind blowing in around 5 to 15 miles per hour. now, as far as where it's best for today, really, it's out toward worcester county where we see sun breaking through already for this morning. that will be the case this afternoon. we'll see a mostly sunny sky. temperatures in the 40's with 4n height of the afternoon. as we progress into the days ahead, temperatures day in the lower end of the scale tomorrow. by tuesday, we're inching toward 60 while that sunshine in place looking to be a beautiful election day forecast. moving southward, highs near 50. that's the case as you move through much of the south shore and down toward the south coast as well. new bedford at 52-degree high. bridgewater at 50 degrees. moving onto the cape and islands, this is where shower chances will be best for today.
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we'll see temperatures stay near 50 before jumping into the upper 50's by tuesday afternoon. gusts of 20 miles per hour possible. that's with that northerly wind in place. that will stay in place throughout the forecast today. we're watching the high pressure. that will bring some sunshine for your forecast tomorrow and into much of the kickoff of the workweek ahead. here's that seven-day forecast. clouds and drizzle for the eastern portions of our region today. staying near 50 to include a bit of a warm-up. no excuse to not head out and vote weatherwise. later in the week, clouds return, temperatures cool down. we're even talking about highs in the 40's by next saturday. doug: grab the sweaters. all right, kelly ann, thank you. training is underway for a future mission to mars. scientists will be hiking around a volcano in hawaii to practice collecting rock samples.
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preserve the samples they'll pick up on the red planet. they say the ultimate mission is to see if there's life on the red plant and want to come up with a protocol of collection so they can it out before they get there. antoinette: no sense having all those rocks and not knowing what to do. frightening moments at a donald trump rally. doug: the candidate was rushed off the stage. the new information about what that set that incident off. we're following two breaking storie and hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to
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what's kelly ayotte costing you? you're paying more for prescription medicines. kelly ayotte blocked lower cost generic drugs. you're paying high interest rates on college loans. ayotte voted against letting you refinance at lower rates. and you're paying higher bank fees while ayotte voted for special breaks to wall street executives. kelly ayotte. she's siding with corporate special interests and
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kelly ayotte: thanks, buddy. i'm kelly ayotte.: and when i take the plate for new hampshire... i'm up against a political machine that plays dirty -- throwing millions in false, negative ads... i'm out here knocking down every lie... because new hampshire deserves better. that's why i'm batting for good-paying jobs, to protect social security and medicare... ...and help families pay for college... they're throwing at me... i'll never stop fighting for you. vo: ending funding for planned parenthood. taking away our right to choose. restricting our health care choices. this is senator kelly ayotte's record. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk. and she supports overturning roe v. wade. woman 1: kelly ayotte says she's for women.
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yotte. vo: senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. doug: welcome back. it's 8:53. we're following breaking news this morning. a woman is dead, five others hurt after a rollover crash in westport. state police are saying the driver was on 195 when she went off the road, rolling onto the other side of the highway. she was thrown from the s.u.v. and pronounced dead at the scene. five othal were injured. they're all being treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. antoinette: also breaking this morning, six people are in the hospital after this multi-car crash around midnight in egleston square in roxbury. boston e.m.s. says none of the injuries from the pile-up on washington street is life-threatening. some of the victims are children. doug: this morning a 3-year-old struck by a bullet is back home recovering. he was playing with his cousin, the bullet going through the
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leg. police still searching for the person who fired the shot. doug: donald trump rushed off the stage in reno, nevada, secret service agents jumping into action after somebody in the crowd yelled gun. agents knocked protestor austyn crites to the ground and carried him out. crites says he was not causing a scene when trump that says republicans against trump. emojis have their own convention. doug: hundreds turning out for the honoring of the icons. emoji experts along with experts in language and design say they can be as important as actual words, said nobody ever. how do you -- antoinette: hey, hey. if you're a frequent user of twitter. it's a shortcut.
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kelly ann: nothing says more than the smiling and crying emoji. doug: how about talking to people? can we talk to each other? is it okay to talk? all right. kelly ann: you won't want to talk to me after you see what's in store for this weekend. here's a look at what's going on for this weekend. we have temperatures this afternoon in the upper 40's. we have clouds moving through, especially on the coast, with that chance of drizzle. tomorrow, sunshine breaks out. we're still cool. it's not until 60 degrees. antoinette: we're tweeting our umbrellas emojis, clouds, raindrops. doug: happy face. we'll be back in an hour. we'll see you then. oh, my goodness. what's the emoji for that? announcer: this is an editorial by wcvb channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. >> where do you stand? vote early or on election day?
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wisdom of early voting, so far that question is being answered yes by an overwhelming record margin of 2-1 over 2012's presidential contest. elected officials and watchdog groups alike share the same complaint. america's voting process is broken. tuesdays are inconvenient and the number one difficulty and reason americans cite for not voting. tuesday elections had their origin during the agriculture-driven economy of the 1800's. weekends were eliminated for religious reasons, aon was a day of horse-and-buggy travel to the polls. it is beyond time to encourage some new thinking if not a complete overhaul of old standards. early voting allows more flexibility for those with inflexible work schedules, it also eliminates the need to stay in line for hours, sometimes during inclement weather, factors which also lower turnout. there is a risk early voting cuts short the vetting process and late developments in a campaign may impact our choice
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on clinton and trump's views on the important issues or are we inundated to the very end on their personal failings? considering the record negatives dogging both candidates, any vote, early or on election day, is a considered risk for the majority of americans. record early voting is a strong indicator of acceptance for change. let's hope the discussion on increased reforms occurs before the first candidate announces for 2020. ? our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. the place where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen.
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all our kids to a quality education, vote no on question 2. massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you.
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>> announcer: starting right now on a special election edition of "this week," just two days to go. >> crooked hillary clinton. you know, that term is really stuck. >> who acts like this? i'll tell you who, a bully. >> announcer: after a campaign of surprises. >> this, my friend, is not a normal election. >> announcer: the final hours. hillary clinton calling >> you ready to rock for hillary? >> let's prove that love trumps hate. >> announcer: and overnight, trump rushed off the stage. >> nobody said it was going to be easy for us. >> announcer: now, america heading to the ballot box. >> this movement is coming together. >> you haven't voted? you're fired. >> democracy is on the ballot. >> announcer: our country at a crossroads.

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