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na >> anchor: now at noon, police in rockport asking for the public's help. they want to talk to the man seen in these survalance pictures. this is 7 news at noon. >> sarah: rockport police are calling the man a person of interest in the case of a woman who was attacked. jennifer eagan live now with the very latest. >> reporter: and sarah, that woman is okay. her alleged attacker got away. now police here in rockport have identified a man they say could have been following her before the attack.
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a woman out for a walk on the street in rockport, suddenly attacked. >> she was taken from behind. knocked to the ground. >> reporter: rockport's police chief says it happened wednesday night just after 9:00 on pools lane. the victim, a woman in her early 50's. >> the individual did grab at her khloeing. there was no sexual assault involved in this attack. it was strictly an assault and battery on her. she received some scrapes from hitting the ground. and she was shaken. >> it makes you s somebody else. >> reporter: someone heard the woman's screams and called 911. the alleged attacker got away. police have picked this man out of surveillance video from a nearby store. >> the individual matches the description to a degree that was provided by the victim. and was seen in the area following similar paths of travel that the victim walked during this incident.
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cameras can catch him. you know, i mean, hope there is justice. >> reporter: now they try to bring this case to a close. >> this is an incident that is uncommon in our community. it is something obviously, we don't tolerate. we are seeking the community's help. >> reporter: the man in those photos is a person of interest at this point. anyone with any information is asked to contact police. we are live in rockport, 7 news. mississippi are searching for a killer. two nuns are found stabbed to death inside their home. one of them, a massachusetts native. police found the bodies of the two nuns on thursday. officers say there were signs of a break-in, and the nuns' car was missing. that car was found late thursday about an hour from their home. those close to victims say they are shocked by the news. >> they were loved by everyone. here in lexington and also in durant.
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such a senseless homicide. they came here to mississippi to outreach to the poor, using their medical services. >> sarah: both nuns were nurse practitioners. the clinic where they worked will be closed today allowing coworkers time to grieve. again, one of those nuns is a native of stoneham. nicole oliverio spoke with her sister who is heart-broken. >> a mississippi community devastated over the brutal murder of two catholic nuns that pain reaching right here in massachusetts. one of the victims, sister paula grew up in stoneham where her sister and other family members still live. >> she was a wonderful, wonderful human being. she worked very hard for the people who needed help. >> reporter: she and sister margaret worked in a mississippi clinic. seen here in one of their you tube videos.
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and uninsured patients get the medicine they needed. they would administer flu and insulin shots. sister paula moved down south more than 30 years ago when she felt her calling. >> she had a wonderful impact on the people. every year, they used to do back-packs for the schoolkids. they would have a little raffle. rorpt when the nuns didn't show up to work, police went to the home they shared. officers found women murdered from an apparent stack. they need the prayers more than we do at this point in time. >> reporter: her sister says she can only remain positive. >> she is up there. >> reporter: because of her faith in god. >> if i didn't believe that there was a reason and that there would be a greater good to come from this, it would be very difficult. >> reporter: rosemary is also devastated after speaking with the doctor at the clinic where her sister worked. there is fears they won't be able to reopen because both sister paula and sister
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>> anchor: now turning to the forecast. here is a live look outside. fast warm and muggy start to your friday. a little bit hazy there. let's go to danielle for a first look at the weather. >> danielle: thanks. kind of yucky outside. temperatures in the low to mid-8's. 84 in boston right now. 8 along the cape. 80 in worcester. those dew points are in the 70's. it is muggy and cloudy. as you just saw. we are watching spotty showers down massachusetts. we will continue to watch the chance for showers. even the possibility for a thunderstorm as we head into this afternoon. 2:00 into 3:00, 4:00, even heading into 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. getting close to dinnertime, we have the threat to see some showers. it is hot. we have the soupy air mass in place. we could even see some downpours out of this as well. as this front pushes offshore tonight, we are clearing out. the rest of the weekend is actually looking really good. this afternoon it's hot. temperatures around 90 degrees. it is also muggy.
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you will need the water. heading out to fenway, you are storm-free. but it is going to be a humid one. you are not going to escape humidity for today. by tomorrow, the humidity is moving on out of here. cool along the coastline. temperatures in the mid-80's. we will talk about the rest of the weekend coming up. back to you guys. >> anchor: a $5,000 reward being offered to anyone with information about box that was blown up. all lanes in the zummer in tunnel are back open after a deadly crash closed the tunnel for hours. state police say a pick-up truck lost control early this morning and crashed near the ramp to 93 north. one occupant is dead. two others are injured.
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>> sarah: police in michigan say a co-pilot of a plane was drunk and that his blood alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit to drive car. police were tipped off by the captain of the plane who said it was clear that his co-pilot was intoxicated. >> at that point in time, the sergeant was able to detect a strong odor of intoxicant. slurred speech. blood shot, watery eyes. tests were administered which indicated a level of intoxication. >> sarah: police have not released the name of the suspect. he is from florida and will be arraigned next week. a boy is recovering after being pulled from a chelmsford pool. this happened at a home on gorham street thursday afternoon. people pulled the four-year-old out of the pool after he went underwater. the child was flown to a boston hospital by helicopter. >> anchor: more news today. two people facing serious charges in connection with a deadly stabbing in new
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police say a 21-year-old luis rampial class was involved in the triple stabbing that left a 15-year-old boy dead and two others wounded outside of a housing project on wednesday night. a 16-year-old boy was also charged in connection with the crime. police say the stabbing happened after a big fight broke out, involving a gang from a difference housing project. the two people who were wounded in the stabbing are expected to be okay. it appears that parents and school have the former student pay for his defense lawyer in a high-profile sexual assault case. according to the "globe" and documents filed in the victim's lawsuit against st. paul's prep school, parents chipped in more than $100,000 for owen la brie's defensela. brie was convicted of mvpd sexual assault and sentenced to a year in jail. >> sarah: now the race for the white house. a new poll showing hillary clinton ahead of donald trump
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clinton favored by 51% of voters. trump is at 41%. the assistant director of this poll says this election might turn out to be a land-slide for clinton. meanwhile, both candidates going on the attack. donald trump visiting new england on thursday: hillary clinton speaking at a rally in nevada. >> donald trump visiting new hampshire on thursday. putting race front and center. accusing his opponent hillary clinton of name-calling. >> she paints dt you, as racists. >> no! >> reporter: trump says a vote for clinton is a vote for democratic policy that is have failed inner-city minorities. >> she doesn't have one idea that does anything but destroy jobs for african-americans, and hispanic-americans and all americans in our country. it is going to be a disaster.
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him of being racist at a rally in nevada. >> this is not republicanism as we have known it. these are racist ideas, race-baiting ideas, anti-muslim, anti-immigrant, anti-women. all key tenants making up the emerging racist ideology known as the alt right. >> reporter: senator elizabeth warren echoing sendments about trump. >> my view is very clear. racist bully. and he has proven that day after day. he has made hate part of this campaign. north response to clinton's statement about the republican party adopting the ideology, trump said he didn't even know what that meant. he says he is just embracing common sense. >> anchor: right now people in italy still dealing with aftershocks following a massive earthquake that killed 250 people.
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crumpled buildings in central italy. they were already damaged by the quake. firefighters and rescue crews are still working to find survivors in the rubble. here is drone footage of that that shows the destruction from up above. you can see the extensive damage to those buildings. three towns in italy have been leveled. with the aftershocks, more buildings could still be destroyed. and brazilian police have formally charged the u.s. olympic swimmer ryan lochte will falsely crime. lochte initially said he and three other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint at a gas station in rio. since then, he has admitted he has overexaggerated the story. the 12-time olympic medalist will be summoned to rio. he doesn't have to appear in court and can opt to send a lawyer instead. >> sarah: coming up on 7 news at noon, police in east boston tracking down this person of interest. the specific case they wanted to talk to her about. >> anchor: a court controversy: a new england
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basketball game in north carolina over the state's new transgender bathroom law. >> reporter: some showers and storms for some of you this afternoon. things looking good for the weekend. more on the forecast coming up next. massachusetts public charter schools are among the best in the country. our charter schools are public, and we have longer school days
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>> anchor: weekend? >> i am. it is national dog day. >> i forgot. i haven't tweeted one of buddy yet. >> you need to get on that, sarah. you can tweet one of sebastian and buddy. a little humid for the dogs. my dog hates the humidity. those dew points in the 70's. temperatures in the 80's. it is muggy outside. the winds are out of the west and southwest. and that has been bringing in
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down across southeast massachusetts. we will continue to watch this threat for showers and storms throughout the day today. to our north, this is where some of the heavier rain is. as it is moving offshore it is really losing steam. for today, showers will be hit or miss. some of you see them. some of you don't. eyes to the skies this afternoon. with the soupy air mass in place, as you can see, looking ahead at the timeline, some of these showers could be heavy in nature. we could see downpours. pretty much all the way into dinnertime. thente front will push offshore. we are totally clearing out for the weekend. the weekend is looking really good after we just get past this little bump in the road for your friday. if you have plans tonight, it is going to be muggy out there. as i was mentioning, the front moves offshore. very, very mild air behind this. it will be a lot less humid. also, as we head into the weekend, temperatures along the coastline will be cooler. we will have the on-shore wind in place. near 80 along the coast.
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the last one of august. can you believe it? sunday into monday, we will start to watch this front. storm-free for saturday. and sunday. then we will keep an eye on the threat for some of those showers as we head into next week. the good news, we are going to drop those dew points down into the upper 50's and low 60's. for the weekend. they are in the 70's today. not feeling very nice out there. we have also been keeping an eye on the atlantic. we have been keeping an eye on this tropical wave for the past couple of days. weakened, actually. we still have to watch it. down south of florida. the track is really interesting. because it does look like it will bring some torrential rain to south florida. then as it continues moving here into the gulf of mexico, it could strengthen as it moves over this warmer water. something to keep an eye on. no threat, though, to us here at home. if you are getting away this weekend, good for you. enjoy it. down along the cape, a nice weekend. temperatures saturday and sunday, in the upper 70's. low 80's.
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heading up to the lake, upper 70's and a lot of sunshine for you as well. as i was mentioning, eyes to the sky this afternoon for an isolated shower or storm. then tonight, we are clearing out. saturday and sunday, temperatures in the mid-80's. low 80's. cooler along the coastline. next week, looking good. mid to upper 80's as well. >> anchor: the university of vermont involved in a court controversy with the state of north carolina. uvm has canceled the upcoming season because of that state's controversial new transgender bathroom law. >> the university of vermont's athletic department is calling foul on a controversial north carolina law. >> we felt like it was, it was pretty stark in terms of its contrast to our values of the department and as a university. >> reporter: the department canceled a woman's back game against the university of north carolina. >> our feeling was that this
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against transgender community. report t law passed there earlier this year. it restricts transgender people from using public bathrooms based on their gender identity. the uvm athletic director says the decision to cancel the game came after conversations with the university staff and athlete. >> our student athletes are a sensitive group. they understand the values. they chose to come to the university of vermont for a reason. so i think they understood. >> reporter: the school out of state. but in the end, decided to cancel it. it is a move the vermont governor peter shumlin applauded. >> i want to thank president sullivan and the board for having the courage to say, listen, if we don't all stand up to policies that discriminate against people based on their sexual orientation, we are going to lose this battle. >> shumlin imposed a travel ban to north carolina shortly
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they wanted to act in line with university values. >> they have been very good to work with. i think they understand, you know, the climate right now. related to this law. >> reporter: this is not the first event canceled or moved out of the state. the n.b.a. has already moved the 2017 all-star game from charlotte to new orleans because of the controversial law. >> sarah: still ahead at noon, police in nebraska responding to a bizarre i airport. fast man rapping a truck into a parked plane. aek fighting the spread of the zika virus. medical advances being made
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>> sarah: this video taken by a local student right after an explosion. the blast was leak. a by string of events at an airfield in nebraska lands fast man in police custody. police say the man jumped a security fence, stripped down to his underwear, then stole a truck and rammed it into a parked plane. authorities say the man was also screaming that people were trying to kill him. there were passengers boarding that plane, but thankfully, no one was seriously injured. >> anchor: more people
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world to find a vaccine. >> sarah: some key discoveries being made right here in boston. jejer if eagan has more. >> the lab at beth israel deaconess medical center. researchers are racing to find a zika vaccine. >> this is where we can do a variety of different antibody tests. >> reporter: in just six months, they ever made real progress. >> the vaccinated animals showed no detectable virus in the bloodstream or anywhere else in the body. 100% effective in these animal models. which was a stunning finding. >> reporter: transmitted by mosquito and sexual contact, the zika virus is spreading rapidly through south america and into the caribbean. most recently reaching miami and tampa. it has been linked to a condition called microcephaly which causes severe birth defects. researchers at this boston lab are working in partnership with the team at the walter reeled army institute of research in maryland. the team in maryland is developings a more traditional
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but the boston researchers are doing something very different. including stitching d.n.a. from the zika virus into a healthy piece of d.n.a. >> it is considered a vaccine of the future. because it allows for flexibility. you can design exactly what pieces you want to put into the vaccine. >> reporter: the work he does in the lab is personal. he is from brazil and knows people who have become infected with zika. >> we know that in brazil, it has thousands of cases of infection. thousands of cases of microcephaly. to develop a vaccine that will help those people, it is very important for me. >> reporter: so who would get the vaccine in. >> it would seem reasonable to me that young healthy men and women, including women before they get pregnant should be vaccinated. assuming the vaccine is very safe and effective, of course. as well as travelers to endemic regions. >> reporter: the next step: testing one of the vaccines on people. some here in massachusetts
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made in a short amount of time. still, researchers aren't ready to say when a vaccine will be made available to the public. inside beth israel deaconess medical center, jennifer eagan, 7 news. >> sarah: coming up, a controversial price hike for this life-saving medical device. why the company behind it refuses to back down. a police officer in framingham caught on camera. having some fun with area
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? he has the moves. a framingham police officer having some fun with a group of kids. officer donald spaulding with the fancy moves. this video was shot during national night out which is an event intended to bring law enforcement and the community closer together. i wish you could see our floor director doing it. she is getting down. much more to come in the next half hour of 7 news. an important security update for the iphone. what authorities found that could put your privacy at risk. >> danielle: watching some showers across southeast massachusetts right now. we will continue to track the chance for storms for this afternoon into this evening. the rest of the weekend looking really nice. we will take a look at the forecast coming up. >> sarah: a 911 operator in connecticut off the job today. the confusion over a call she
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y is she still supporting trump? disclaimer: independence usa pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> anchor: police in rockport asking for the public's help. they want to talk with the man seen in these surveillance pictures. welcome back to 7 news at noon. >> sarah: rockport police are calling the man a person of interest in the case of a woman who was attacked. jennifer eagan has the very latest. >> reporter: woman out for a walk on the street in rockport suddenly attacked. >> she was taken from behind. knocked to the ground. >> reporter: rock's police chief says it happened wednesday night just after 9:00 on pools lane.
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>> the individual did grab at her clothing. there was no sexual assault involved. in this attack. it was strictly an assault and battery on her. she received some scrapes. from hitting the ground. and she was shaken. >> it makes you sick. that somebody would actually do that to somebody else. >> someone heard the woman's screams and called 911. the alleged attacker got away. police have picked this man out of surveillance video from a nearby store. >> the individual in the photographs matches the physical description, the the victim. and was seen in the area following similar paths of travel that the victim walked during this incident. >> it should never happen to anybody. that is just horrible. hopefully, the surveillance cameras can catch him and, you know, i mean, get justice. >> reporter: now police are trying to bring this case to a close. >> this is an incident that is uncommon in our community. it is something that obviously, we don't tolerate.
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that the man in those photos is a person of interest at this point. anyone with any information is asked to contact police. in rockport, jennifer eagan, 7 news. >> sarah: police in rural mississippi searching for a killer. two nuns were found stabbed to death inside their home. one of them a massachusetts native. police found the bodies of sister paula merl originally from stoneham and sister margaret held on thursday. break-in. their car was found missing. that car was found late thursday about an hour from their home. those close to the victims say they are shocked by the news. >> they were loved by everyone here in lexington and also in durant. that is why it is such a shock to us. it is such a senseless homicide. the clinic where they worked will be closed today.
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nicole oliverio spoke with a sister who is heart-broke. a mississippi community devastated over the brutal murder of two catholic nuns. that pain reaching right here in massachusetts. one of the victims, sister paula merrill grew up in stoneham where her sillser the and other family members still live. >> she was a wonderful, wonderful human being. she worked very people who needed the help. >> reporter: sister paula was a nurse practitioner. she and sister margaret held worked in a mississippi clinic. seen here in one of their you tube videos. they helped thousands of poor and uninsured patients get the medicine they needed. they would administer flu and insulin shots. sister paula moved down south more than 30 years ago when she felt her calling. >> sister margaret and she had a wonderful impact on people.
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backpacks for the schoolkids. they would have a little raffle. >> reporter: when the nuns didn't show up to work, police went to the home they shared. officers found the women murdered from an apparent stabbing. >> i'm praying for the people who did this. they need the prayers more than we do at this point in time. >> reporter: her sister says she can only remain positive because of her faith in god. >> if i didn't believe the there was a reason and that there will be a greater good to come from this, it woue >> reporter: rosemary tells us she is also devastated after speaking with the doctor at the clinic where her sister works. she says there is fears that they won't be able to reopen because both nuns were the only two nurses there. in stoneham, nicole oliverio, 7 news. >> anchor: now turning to the forecast now. here is a live look outside downtown boston. it is warm and muggy so far on your friday. and there could be some rain mixed in as well. let's go to danielle for a first look at the weather.
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today not the best day. we are seeing some rain already. the good news. we will make up for it tomorrow and sunday. that is the good news there. keeping an eye on the satellite and radar. we are starting to see some showers down towards the cape moving from buzzards bay up to sandwich. and this is what it is going to be throughout the rest of the afternoon. hit or miss showers. some storms fbs. some you see them. others don't. notice the temperatures. they are very warm in the mid-80's. they will crawl into the upper 80's and get close to 90. our dew points not a moist, muggy air mass in place. we are watching a front. as they collide, we will see some storms firing up this afternoon. i think if you are heading out to fenway, though, for the game, go red sox. mid-80's. it will be humid. i think the storm activity will wind down by then. and the great news as we head into saturday and sunday, storm-free, cooler along the coastline. temperatures very pleasant. in the 80's. back to you guys. >> sarah: new details today about a murder in east boston.
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boston police were looking for this woman. they even asked for the public's help in identifying her. police say the investigation is still ongoing. investigators found a woman dead in a parking garage on princeton street back in june. police say she died from traumatic injuries. investigators are still trying to figure out why an 18-year-old was killed. a 16-year-old from east boston has been charged with the murder. investigators are still searching for the cause of this huge fire that destroyed several buildings in lawrence. the city's mayor says he had been trying to get the obstruction of justicer of the vacant building where the fire started to tear it down for quite some time. on wednesday, a day before the fire, a judge ruled that the building must be torn down by next week. a 911 operator in connecticut is off the job today as police investigate how she handled a call. it all started when a woman who was delivering chinese
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her coworker called 911. because of a language barrier, they had trouble communicating with the operator. after confusion about the location of the incident, the operator is heard saying "i don't care what you are driving. and the officers are there. you might as well talk to them now." the incident remains under investigation. a cohasset attorney who was behind the wheel during a deadly crash in brockton is now facing charges. police say a 66-year-old walking outside of the brockton district courthouse back in june. according to investigators, the s.u.v. hit the victim after traveling about 200 feet in reverse. she is being charged with vehicular homicide. a former new hampshire state trooper pleads guilty. the trooper seen here beating a man who led police on a high-speed chase back in may. that chase ended in nashua. the 50-year-old driver
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the former trooper andrew monaco apologized to the court and local authorities. but he did not apologize to the victim. monaco will not face jail time if he saves the out of trouble for three years. he can no longer serve as a law enforcement officer. >> sarah: a pharmaceutical company coming under fire after the price of epipen skyrockets almost 400%. those who need the life-saving device are calling for a price cut. while the c.e.o. stands by her decision. she may be the most unpopular seeios in america. she runs mylan pharmaceuticals which has raised the price for its life-saving epipen from $90 to $600 over the past ten years. meanwhile, her compensation has also skyrocketed. >> you are making $18 million a year. do you understand how that looks? >> brian, look, i understand better than anyone that facts
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>> reporter: after days of intense public back-lash, the company said it is offering more discounts and $300 coupons for some patients. but no price cuts. >> cancel the price increase. why can't you do that? >> i have to... the reality is in the brand pharmaceutical market, this isn't an epipen issue. this isn't a whilean issue. this is a health care issue. >> reporter: some health care price cut, the company's coupons are a p.r. move since the cost only shifts to insurance companies. . >> what that does is that just ends up increasing cost to the system which is then reflected in the high cost, increasing premiums and an overall increase in health care spending. >> reporter: in north carolina, tracy bush has the receipts of skyrocketing epipen prices her insurance paid for her son devin. >> if the price of the epipen was affordable to begin with,
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if someone had insurance or not. it would be affordable. >> reporter: meanwhile, on instagram, sarah jessica parker who promoted epipens because her son needs one cut ties with the company. >> given the firestorm around, this are the price hikes for mylan done? >> look, we are going to continue to run a business. and we are going to continue to meet the supply and demand of what's out there. >> reporter: her father is a west virginia senator. he released a statement saying he is concerned about wants to find ways to lower them. covering a more news today: authorities say one of the men convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters in chester, connecticut trying to take his own life. the department of corrections says the man tried to hang himself at a facility in pennsylvania last thursday. he did not require medical attention. he is currently receiving
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>> sarah: apple says it is issuing a security update on iphones after powerful spy software was found on an activist's phone in the middle east. computer experts say the spy-ware can take complete control of iphone handsets. they say there are weaknesses in the phone that allow someone to compromise the iphone with just the tap of a finger. apple says it fixed the vulnerability immediately after learning about it. ahead on 7 news, it is almost here. when you will be able to get your pumpkin spice fix at dunkin' donuts. >> danielle: been waiting all summer nar one. some showers and isolated storms as we head into this afternoon. the weekend looking good. more on the forecast coming up. kelly ayotte: thanks, buddy. kelly (voiceover): i'm kelly ayotte. and when i take the plate for new hampshire...
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>> anchor: pumpkin spice is almost here. monday morning at dunkin' donuts, you will be able to pick up pumpkin coffee, muffin, and doughnut. in addition to pumpkin, dunkin' is offering salted caramel flavoring for drinks. obsessed literally. >> sarah: yesterday, danielle, i got on pin terest. i looked at everything i could make with pumpkin. >> danielle: i'm not doubting you. 84 and humid.
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>> sarah: oh, yeah. heck yeah. >> danielle: okay. dew points muggy out there. muggy humid air mass. we are watching some of those storms and showers start to fire up. ago thnd this is what we will continue to monforfor the rest of the afternoon here. down towards the cape, from buzzards bay up to sandwich, watching some showers and then just watching these. they are starting to fire up from harvard up to tyngsborough there. we will continue to don't be surprised if you see some of those showers popping up from now until dinnertime, really. and they are hit or miss. some of you see and some of you don't. after 8:00, 9:00, we are clearing out. things looking really good. as we head into the weekend. this is the timeline. i'm putting it in play. a blank map. lots of sunshine in store if you have plans for tomorrow. for sunday, you are in good shape. keep them. as far as what's going on, this front will move offshore. behind it, the air mass, much
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it will be cooler along the coastline for the weekend. we will have the on-shore wind in place. those temperatures near 80 degrees. farther inland, in the 80's. we have to get through this bump in the road. sunday into monday, we will watch another front. that could bring some showers into monday. so we are storm-free for saturday. and sunday. watch another set on monday. for today, we will continue to watch the threat for showers. as we head into this afternoon and we are clearing out for tonight. those dew points tomorrow upper 50's. that will feel real nice. right now they are in the 70's. it is muggy out there. they will stay low. we are still keeping an eye on the tropics. we have been keeping an eye on the tropical wave for a couple of days now. over the last 24 hours, it has started to weaken. we are still going to watch the track really closely. it could still bring some torrential rain to south florida. and then as we move into the
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it could strengthen again. no threat to us. something to monitor at the time. we are cooler along the coast heading up to lake, a nice weekend. temperatures in the 70's for saturday and sunday. hot, humid today. isolated showers and storms. storm-free saturday and sunday. temperatures in the mid-80's inland. cooler along the coastline. near 80 degrees. we will watch that front sunday into monday. next week, 80's. looking pretty good. >> sarah: all right. the red sox back at home tonight after a grueling 11-game road trip. they host the kansas city royals at fenway park. stephen wright will return from the disabled list to start on the mound. boston remains tied with toronto on top of the a.l. east.
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advantage of the final days of summer grilling. what's cooking serves up the
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>> anchor: slowly but surely, summer days are starting to disappear. but it is still grill season. >> sarah: we are grilling a pork chop. good eats are easy to come by in downtown salem. summertime is the least time of year for this seaport city. >> everybody knows october is, you know, how crazy it is going to be. it is crazy year-round. >> sarah: it is not ordinary. >> it is kind of like the salem tavern. >> sarah: a classic american favorite. the pork chop.
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>> start off with pineapple juice. half a cup of whiskey. this is made in boston here. half a cup of provincetown sugar. s will brown sugar. let it simmer for about 15 minutes. reduce it down a little bit. >> sarah: slice the peaches. coat with vegetable oil. >> nice and coated. doesn't stick to the grill. >> sarah: next, a well-brined pork chop. then the peaches. let the grill work its magic. after five minutes, flip the peaches. >> nice grill marks on there. temperature, about 145 degrees. flip it over here. >> sarah: another six to eight minutes. it is all good. monster chop with sweet potato
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then place the peaches on top. >> we will fin wish a whiskey glaze. >> sarah: there you have it. a fresh take on the great american classic, the grilled pork chop. so good. now i'm starving. >> anchor: yeah. my stomach is growling right now. sounds delicious. coming up next, a marathon dog reunited with a runner she bonded with. >> sarah: how the man managed to find the dog after she disappeared. and it is n story. we are watching some downpours popping up up to tyngsborough. we will keep the threat for showers in the forecast throughout the day today. the weekend looking much
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>> anchor: a missing marathon dog is back at home again. gobi after she vanished for two weeks in china. you may remember the ultra marathoner dion leonard bonded with the little stray after she followed him on a week-long run through the gobi desert. leonard made plans to adopt her. she had to spend time in a temporary home first. she disappeared. leonard spent several days searching for her and almost lost hope. he got a call from someone saying they found her. he is getting the dog a tracking chip. from now on, walks will
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>> sarah: this is the perfect story for national dog day. isn't it? >> danielle: i love dog stories. you know. that i have a soft spot for the dogs. probably not the best dog-walking weather today. a little hot and humid. we are watching some storms. these ones starting to fire up along 495 here and up to tyngsborough. basically, they are going to be hit or miss for the rest of the afternoon. until dinnertime. down towards the cape, watching some other storms fire up from buzzards bay. up to sandwich. keep an eye to the sky, heading into this afternoon. and then byhi notice saturday, sunday, the weekend looking real good. we are storm-free. near 80. cooler along the coastline. >> anchor: that will do it for 7 news at noon. >> sarah: 7 news continues at 4:00. have a great afternoon.
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