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>> it's the emof an era tearful good morning for david ortiz as he officially ends his career at fenway. >> a neighborhood unrest in weymouth. the distressing news about a man who is newlying there. >> donald trump battling a republican revolt and sagging poll numbers in the race for the white 9:00. good tuesday morning. thanks for joining us. i'm kris anderson in for sarah this morning. its a stunning day. we're going back to yesterday. >> it's true. this one is starting out good. but a little bit cold. i think it's like yesterday. >> that's wherist going with it. >> this afternoon will be nice. sunshine. you are exactly right. today, tomorrow, yesterday, it's all the same.
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the different this morning we didn't have much wind for temperature to drop off substantially. it was a cold start 26 in norwood. 30 bedford. 34 in boston. that sunshine getting to work quickly. you've jumped from 26 to 45. warming up to 65 this afternoon. it's the time of year you know when you get into the spring and the fall you can get the low humidity airse to 35-degree temperature swings. norwood, 64 degrees. favoring to low-to-mid 60s inland. fitchburg close to 60 across the cape. nice weather throughout the 7-day forecast. you'll see it ahead. it's time now forecast track traffic. a lot of people back to work after the extended highway. >> it's been a busy morning on the road. here's a look at expressway over half an hour from braintree to boston.
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we're watching a couple of accidents south of town. one on route 24 northbound here at 139. the other in sharon on 95 northbound at coney street. both of those still slowing you down this morning. the pike stop and go in both directions. and then we also have this accident in lynnfield on route 1 southbound at the lynnfield tunnel. it's still slow out there. 93 still all red heading into boston. let's look at the drive times if you get ready to head tout door. 26 minutes to half h braintree is boston. 22 minute from 128. back to you guys. danielle. thanks so much. red sox play off hopes and career both coming to an end last night. final farewell for big poppy and it's now official david ortiz has played his final game. after 14 seasons with the boston red sox the end coming in front of a packed house over at fenway park. it was really ooemgsal the send off.
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last good-bye. here's nicole oliverio with more from fenway. >> definitely a sad and bitter sweet night here at fenway. not only is the season over. but we now know that it's the last time we will see ortiz in a red sox uniform. it was the eighth inning when he made his final plate appearance. he walked. there was a pinch runner as he made his walk back to dugout fans were cheering for him. that continued throughout the end of the game. they were 13 minutes before he gave a final good-bye with tears in his eyes. congratulatory messes poured in overnight. pedro martinez writing well done compadre. well done. they may have been rival. but the best clutch hitter eye ever played against.
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heart of champion. boston mayor marty walsh wrote why the red sox season may be over we always remember what david ortiz has done for our team and our city. and check out this cute message red sox catcher bryan holiday share thing photo of his son with the message thank you for teaching me how to hit bombs all the time. that's from holiday's son. then the catcher adding it was honor to be your teammate. so many memories so many seasons and fan sort of wishing that i october maye maybe seeing them say good-bye with world series ring. fans so happy we had him here for such a long time. from fenway. nicole oliverio. 7news "today in new england." right now weymouth residents say they are living in fear after they learned a man convicted of child rape is now living right in their neighborhood. victoria warren is live in weymouth this morning with more from a what neighbors are saying. good morning. >> good morning.
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prison and folks in this neighborhood are on edge. they have signs up all throughout the neighborhood. but people are still very worried. weymouth police want to assure everyone that they are making sure the sex registry rules are followed. but legally they have to follow what the courts have decided. a family neighborhood on edge in weymouth. it's shocking. hard with his youngest victims six. kathleen keeping after learning richard gardiner moved into the neighborhood. >> he has 11 counts of kidnapping. sneaking into someone's home. holding a knife to a child's neck. tying kid to tree. this is yoebd for me terrifying. tien posted throughout the neighborhood. living with his parent after his release. back in the 80 he was convicted of attacks on several young boys in two states. in rhode island his sentence was
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in massachusetts his sentence was 15 years. after serving more than 30 years he got out. eye been installing alarms for two days because of this guy. >> neighbors taking steps to protect themselves and forcing themselveses to have tough conversations with their kids. you have supposed to fill safe in your own home. nobody feels safe. >> we knocked on this man's way mouth police say they've been called out to this neighborhood for report from a man who was very angry saying that he caught this man peering into his yard about the same time this man's parent called police saying somebody threw something and broke their front window. live in weymouth. victoria warren 7news "today in new england." now on 7. two suspects are behind bars down in virginia in connection with deadly home invasion that happened in orange.
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britney submit killed a 95-year-old man. thomas haridy and injured his johanna. we learn this morning that suspect were arrested outside of wal-mart in lexington, virginia while they were found inside a u-hu u-haul. >> they get away with murder today. i hope they don't. >> right nowic searching for motive behind the crime. right now a wrong-way driver in flewton forced cars to swerve out of the way. police believe this driver got on the pike at exit 19 going fwhes the eastbound lane. they say he drove for about three miles before crashing his car. happened yesterday afternoon around 3:30. that driver an 80-year-old man who police believe had some sort of medical emergency. you see him he was brought to an ambulance there although a few other cars did have to crash to
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injured in that incident. also this morning the faa updating its warning on the samsung galaxy note 7 cell phones. the faa is urging passengers to turn off their replacement samsung galaxy note 7's and not tot store them inside their checked luggage in the company officially suspending sales and production of the phone after five of the replacement reportedly caught fire just last week alone. you have a one of phone stop using and bring in. >> 28 days to go if you can believe until volter head to polls. trump is facing more support from republicans. >> we have new poll numbers showing trump falling further behind hillary clinton in the race for the white house. jennifer eagan joining with us the latest. jen? >> that poll showing an expanding lead for clinton was taken after the video of trump talking explicitly about women was leaked.
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weeks to go until election day. >> a day after the debatetrum p on the attack. >> special prosecutor here we come; right? >> trump on the campaign trail after turning the debate into side show. >> did anybody see the debate last night? >> a significant portion of that debate focussed on this tape from 11 years ago. featuring trump with billy bush trump making sexually explicit comments both men have since apologized. but one of the women mentioned on the tape said the comments are unacceptable. >> there's no room for objectivecation of women. not even in the locker room. trump trying to pivot from comments on monday. if they want to release more tapes saying inappropriate things we'll continue to talk about bill and hillary clinton doing inappropriate things there's so many of them.
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points to clinton. the polls taken after that audio surfaced. the follow from the trump stayed leaving paul ryan to walk away from top of tick internet. ryan telling colleagues he won't defend trump and won't woman pain him. john mccain pulling support in a debate on monday night. i said i would rather lose a campaign than lose a war. >> clinton's team said drum oop biggest mistake not giving a strong enough apology for those lewd comments. >> and meanwhile house speaker ryan is facing some blow back from conservative lawmaker whose continue to support trump. they say ryan is abandoning the nominee and handing the ticket to clinton. in the newsroom. en jennifer eagan 7news "today in new england." there's revelation. newly leaked e-mail showing they are worried about elizabeth
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wikileaks. e-mail appears to show the democratic officials were fearing that elizabeth warren would endorse bernie sanders for president instead of hillary clinton. warren can't formally enforce either candidate. but has been a fierce supporter of clinton on the campaign trail as she faces the republican nominee. u.s. intelligence officials believe the russian government is responsible for that hack. >> remember 7news is your political headquarters in the race for the white house. just down load the 7news mobile and tablet connected to the campaign trail. hollywood star taken away in handcuffs >> an elementary cool student winning class election with the promise to build a wall. >> cold start but plenty of sunshine throughout the afternoon. plenty of sunshine on the 7-day forecast, ahead.
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>> it's 9:13. let's take a live look outside. sun is still shining. looks like repeat of yesterday so far. >> and if so i will take it. it ended up nice even though it started chilly. that's just the wind factor talking. it's an adjustment. you had to bust out the admit hat. for good reason this morning you even needed to defrost window with temperatures in the mid-pp pepperel. fitchburg and 33. it's been a while in boston. 44 that's the coldest since 42 in may. for worcester 39 at the airport. there were colder location relevance at lower elevations into worcester. that's the coldest in may. we weren't frost freeze territories in boston. but overall you didn't have go too far outside to get into the
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40s. talk about sunshine back in place. h almost rinse and rae pete forecast with the clear skies that's true. with the wind speed it's a different story. gusty wind yesterday. the wind lighter than what we saw yesterday. six miles per hour in boston right now. clear skies up and down new england. beautiful weather settling in. just a patch or two of cloud overnight tonight early tomorrow. more sunshine than cloud coffer. as we get into more moisture rollin wednesday and thursday i think we start off thursday with a loft clouds. mayben a patch of drizzle. then we get into sun for midday into the afternoon on thursday and have to wait until this front crosses us late thursday more likely thursdayening with a spot shower or two. we are not talking about much rain at all. as we go through the course of the week. i could push the forecast model out through the weekend. is it in terms of the amount of water.
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an inch of less. some may not see that. dry pattern settling in. mind it a gusty wind on friday. but we cleared the skies back out. a little bit cooler to start off the weekend. overall with high pressure anchoring in i expect a lot more dry weather both on saturday and sunday. the bottom line not much rain chance ahead on the 7-day forecast. wit of gusty breeze developing on friday. otherwise dry into the weekend. for more on what's going on nicole over to danielle. thanks. that is tropical storm nicole out there. in the atlantic. it was hurricane now back to tropical storm. and it is expected to strengthen back to a hurricane. it could be as early as tonight into tomorrow. lit stay hurricane through the end of the week impacting bermuda and then weakening again. we don't expect this so have impact at home.
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on sunday. because of that we is seen over 2 and a half inch of rain. for the first time since february. that's above average in comparison to where we should be. still over 9 inch below average for year. temperature wise october has been a cool month. certainly you're feeling it today. our average temperature below average. yesterday our high temperature was 59 degrees. and those highs are what we should be seeing by the the month. its been a cool start of transcript ing to feel more like fall and looking like it too. we're starting to use day like. sun she right now after 6:00 p.m. by november it will be around 4:30. over the next month we will lose about 120 minutes of daylight. feeling more like fall. for the rest of the forecast back to you. >> hard to believe we're about a month away from falling back on the clock. mostly sunny skies t.d.
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work and warming us up. mid-to-upper 30s in suburbs. should read mid-to-upper skiblths in the area. upper 60s on thursday. milder day thursday patch of drizzle and then spot showers in the evening that's it for rain including over the weekend. >> still ahead on 7 new man in texas uses twilter to help safe his brother from the north carolina flooding. gloucester's pleases police chief talking and allegations of chief talking and allegations of misconduct and his in new hampshire, chief talking and allegations of misconduct and his maggie hassan cut taxes for small businesses, protected education... created jobs. in washington, what's kelly ayotte done?
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that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. 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"
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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. >> local town with concern when the head of police departments nearly he's been recognized across the country. he's decided to call it quits. so what went wrong here. cheryl fiandaca sat down with the chief to find out why he made this decision. it's an interview you will see on just one station. >> do you think you did anything wrong? >> i don't think i violate mind contract. or violated the trust of the people of gloucester at all.
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questions for first fine about his relationships with two women. last week the city's mayor fired him. >> i have determined that chief should no longer be employed by the city of gloucester. three days later >> i'm taking this opportunity to announce my retirement. the city agreed to let him retire. >> do you think that you were treated fairly. >> it's been a trying few weeks. >> the very public drama started weeks ago when leonards put on paid leave while the city looked into as a result of complain the city began an investigation of all allegation. >> mayor said during that investigation he misled investigators about the whereabouts of city issued cell phone and deleted evidence in the form of text messages he exchanged with at least one of the women. but the city now closed that investigation theying his initial term anyways has nothing to do with personal relationship but rather with alleged
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and while the district attorney's office said it's reviewing the case his lawyers said his client did nothing criminal. we haven't been informed of anything going o within the district attorney's office. with have no knowledge of that. and it would be surprised if there's any type of action taken by the district attorney's office. >> last year he was thrust into the national pot light after starting the angel initiative. it's a program that advocates treatment over arrest for people struli gloucester police become the first department in the country to adopt the policy and he was recognized at the white house. it's a cause he said he still passionate about. >> i'm going to continue to push hard for reform and addiction recovery. and how the system treats people with addiction moral ethical failing verses a disease. >> he said he's always believed in not judging people.
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gloucester police. i think like any place you work there are people that are i'm going to misterribly and there's people that i will not miss at all. and so but over all the experience i had in gloucester especially with the liss department and the citizens of gloucester was fantastic. >> his retear irment effective in january. until then he remains on paid administrative leaf. in the control fiandaca. it's 9:0024. fans of the boot getting a real treat when bruce springsteen makes an appearance. still ahead flames in fall river take a look thatted video. why officials there cause this
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kelly ayotte: let's be honest - both donald trump and hillary clinton are far from perfect... and i'm not perfect either. but when partisan politicians shut down the government, i led the fight to reopen it. i've worked to find solutions to new hampshire's heroin epidemic. and i've crossed the aisle to protect new hampshire's clean air and clean water. i've been called a problem solver by independent groups, and ranked as one of the most bipartisan senators. i'm kelly ayotte - and i approve this message, because whether i'm working with republicans, democrats, or independents,
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>> hundreds of fan lining up to see the boss in cam bridge. bruce spring tooin appearing at the harvard promoting his best selling memoir. born to run. so 1,000 lucky fans met their rock store at the old outent. one women traveled all the way from springsteen's home state of new jersey and she got emotional talking about how his music helped her get through rough times including super storm about a book from a snowstorm. i love this phrase. landscape forgive. it's just so gorgeous. and then i'm like one of many. in the book springsteen talks about growing up in new jersey. his path to fame and how hardship inspired his hit songs you are not the only springsteen fans.
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coming up next half hour. serious situation when fire left a home charred in ruins out in iowa. we'll tell you what investigators believe caused that fire. . >> cold start this morning. plenty of sunshine through the afternoon. plenty of sunshine ahead in the forecast. weighing in on the protest of the national anthem. the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, it drains money from the existing public schools.
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which means real cuts to our kids - in arts, technology, ap classes, pre-school, bus service and more. that's why question two's opposed by the massachusetts pta and school committees all across the state. join them in voting no on question two. joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer. when she has the chance to strengthen background checks, suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician and that puts us all at risk. narrator: independence usa pac is responsible for the
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>> it's finally over david ortiz returning to field for one final tearful good-bye to fateful. police on lackout for two suspect in dangerous home invasion. >> hundreds gattedering at vermont high school to remember the five students killed in a
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if you traveled over the long holiday weekend great to have you along here at 9:30. i'm christa delcamp. >> i'm kris anderson. that means back to work and you are probably grabbing that extra accessory this morning. a light jacket at least. we missed. dare i say even the ice scraper. temperature now into the mid-to-upper 40s. 49 in boston. still need the light jacket outside. temperature warm into the 60s place. a little bit cooler along the coastline onshore wind kicking in. 58 to 60 at the coast. aufew around in the morning. overall expect mostly sunny skies again on wednesday. some cool starts but nice finishes the next couple of day. tomorrow morning not quite as cold. lighter breezes ahead. not nearly as windy as yesterday morning. little rain ahead too in the forecast.
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forecast including the weekend. more on that ahead. >> end of the line for boston red sox and final farewell for big poppy. david ortiz end of career. all came to an end in front of fans who have been cheering him on. >> david ortiz got emotional waving to precious fans long after it was over. more on this definitely and sad and bitter sweet night. not only is the season over but we know it's the last time we will see ortiz in a red sox uniform. it was the eighth winning when he made his plate appearance. as he made his walk back fan were chiefing for him and that continued throughout the end of the game. they were chanting for him for 13 minutes before he finally came out tipped cap and gave one
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eyes. congratulatory messages poured in overnight. pedro martinez writing well done. they may have been rivals on the field. alex wrote the best clutch hitter i've ever played against. congratulation. mass state police saying thank you david ortiz for all you did on and off the field. we'll always remember how tall you stood after the bombing. heart of a champion. then marty walsh wrote "while we always remember what david ortiz has done for our team and our city. and check out this cute message. red sox catcher brian holiday share thing photo of his son with the message thank you for teaching me how to hit bombs all the time. that was from holiday's son. then adding it was an honor to be your teammate. so many memories and so many seasons. and fans sort of wishing that it would have lasted just a little
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fans so happy we had him here for such a long time. from fenway, nicole oliverio. 7news "today in new england." thank you. right now some resident of weymouth saying they are living in fear after they learned that this man you see here a convicted child rapist is living in their neighborhood. let's head out to weymouth now. here's victoria warren. level three they have signs all over. the new trouble from quincy. he was spotted on quincy library as registered sex offender that's not allowed. weymouth police are investigating to make sure he's still living in this neighborhood where he registered when he got out last week. a family neighborhood on edge. >> his youngest victims six.
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richard gardiner a child rapist just out of prison moved into the neighborhood. he has 11 counts of kidnapping. sneaking into someone's home. holding a knife to a child's neck. tieing a kid to tree. h the this is beyond terrifying. >> tien posted throughout the neighborhood. gardiner living with his parent after his release. back in the 80s he was convict offend attack on several young boys in two states. in rhode island his sentence was 190 years but reduceder appeal. in massachusetts his sentence was 15 years. after serving more than 30 years he got out. >> i've been installing alarms for two days because of this guy. it's just not right. >> neighbors taking step to protect themselves and forcing themselves to have tough conversations with their kids. you are supposed to feel safe in your own home. nobody feels safe. >> gardiner will be summoned to
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this new allegation of this violation. it's unclear how this could effect his probation. live in weymouth. victoria warren. 7news "today in new england." also on 7 police in lowell are on alert searching for two suspect involved in home invasion. officers have arrested one of those suspect. police say there was a gun that one man used as he tried to force his way into the home on monday. they released this picture. according to investigator the and crowbar. the homeowner woke up during the break-in and managed to hold the door shut. >> its alarming. we all have children. >> it's scary. i live down the street from here. that one suspect in custody is expected to be arraigned later this morning. >> right now officials are investigating a suspicious fire that happened in fall river. the district fire chief said
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may have been intentionally set. no one was hurt. crews say the same building was damaged one week ago. a community in mourning. hundreds of people to remember five killed in a crash. let's go to jennifer eagan with more on the rememberances. those students were all in high school. >> they were heading back home from a concert when a wrong way driver struck their car killing them. hasn't really sunk in. it doesn't feel real. hundreds gather at harwood union high school in vermont. monday night vigil came less than 48 hours after five teenagers were killed in fiery car crash on enter stated 89. bailey mccue a sophomore at the school where four of the victims were juniors. >> i know i could always count
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hallway or for eli to say something stupid in band. they were all under 18. vermont's governor called for the state flag to fly at half-staff in memory of the teens. >> it's every parent's worst nightmare. its every brother and sister worst nightmare. every family member in friends worst nightmare. >> the school coprincipal and superintendent say will continue to provide counselling going forward. >> our effort right now has been around making the students supported and comfortable at school. >> and as the sun set over the soccer field one of the victim's relatives shared this message with students. >> do your best. live a great life. that's you what you can do for your friends that died. >> while the driver that killed the teen in hospital in critical condition right now police say
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car he stole the cruiser of a police officer who had stopped to help victims. the suspect then allegedly crashed that vehicle. in the newsroom jennifer eagan. 7news "today in new england." rescue effort continuing in north carolina in wake of hurricane matthew. crews have made about 1500 rescue from flooding in that state when most of it came when that levee broke. and the water could get higher rivers there are set to top their banks later this week. north carolina governor died as a result of the storm. that brings the total number of deaths to 25. a texas man using social media to save his stranded brother from flooding in north carolina -- look at the pictures. the man reached out to photographer who had a drone to take photo of brother house which had been flooded. the photographer sent rescue crew to that home. they saved this man and his dog as well after they were trapped inside of that house for 14 hours?
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country. investigators believe tv remote may be to blame for house fire in iowa. entire home torched in the matter of minute. neighbors broke into the home. and managed to save one of the family's dogs but say sadly were not able to save the other. smokes pouring out of the window and the roof. mainly just black smoke pouring out of the house on a couch which had remote. you know how you lose that was talked down there. and fire officials are still investigating. >> also this morning supreme court justice ruth bader ginsberg is criticizing the national anthem protest. the 83-year-old said it's dumb and disrespectful. but she said she wouldn't necessarily lock a person up for doing it. the demonstration started in
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social injustice in the u.s. and other players have joined that protest. actor arrested during pipeline protest in north dakota. but her encounter on facebook live as police took her away in handcuffs. she was more than 200 people protesting the 3.7 billion pipeline project in that state. still ahead this morning on 7news "today in new england." a true red sox fan. ben afflecs loves the sox. catching a premier of the >> clear skies last night allowing for cool overnight and frosty start this morning. clear skies will allow us to warm up this afternoon. look at the 7-day forecast,
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in new hampshire, maggie hassan cut taxes for small businesses, protected education... created jobs. in washington, what's kelly ayotte done? voted to cut college grants, cut medicare. but kelly ayotte voted to protect tax breaks for millionaires and big oil. and big corporate interests wanted. they're spending millions supporting ayotte. kelly ayotte's not working for us.
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i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> all right. live look outside. sunshining gives you a reason to smile. you know what? i feel like monday kind of made up for the two days of rain over the take the rain during the week on clear weekday. i think that's a trade. we will make it up to you. sunshine on saturday and sunday. you all have your weekend coming into next weekend as high pressure controls the board light wind and clear skies. temperature fell quick. 44 in boston. and the color popping out now with the cool overnight that we've had nearing peek
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england. color popping into southern new england. 49 in boston right now. 45 in norwood. the wind are lot lighter today compared yesterday. a little bit of a breeze down across the cape. compared to gust over 40 at time yesterday down across the cape. light wind extending into this evening. another coolening ahead of us. as temperature drop not as much as yesterday. the wind turns out of the south a little bit overnight tonight we'll make a couple of patches of cloud to mix in here. a little bit of breeze developing thursday. ahead of front. we start off thursday with patches of clo cloud and patchy drizzle. otherwise partly cloudy sky in the afternoon before the front comes in with isolated shower late on thursday. clear sky right now that will continue to be the case. looks like i'm showing you a blank map going through forecast model. no clouds or precipitation at least through the day today.
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on through. this will be after we shake off the morning low clouds. we'll shake off morning low clouds partly sunny skies for the afternoon and then late in the day maybe a possible shower coming on in here. mostly likely in the evening. clearing out again and this is high pressure that will make up for last weekend for last sunday. still more sunshine on friday. saturday and into sunday. breezy on friday. but overall the weekend looking dry. and i do expect as the high crust over new england to the breeze on saturday and sunday. notice the hurricane icon over the weekend. that will be hurricane nicole. for more on that what will be the hurricane over to danielle. thanks. right now it's tropical storm nicole. has winds of 60 miles prefer hour. moving northwest at five miles per hour. and as early as this evening into tomorrow this could stay through hurricane. and then lit take a turn to the northeast. moving over bermuda and that's
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even hurricane watches are in effect right now. something to watch. it won't have impact at home. speaking of rain we saw the good new it was rain we did really need. so far in october we picked up over 2 and a half inch of rain. for the first time since february we're actually above where we should be. still, though annually for the year nine inch below average. october is also been off to cool start. yesterday high temperature 59 degrees. that's be ending up toward tend of the month. it's been cooler out there. and we're also losing daylight. it's starting to feel a lot more like fall. in a month the sunset time getting down to just before 4:30. we're going to lose about two hours of daylight in the next month. at least we have a lot of sunshine in the 7-day forecast. ahead to get outside and enjoy 60 to sky this afternoon. coolest at the coastline with
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it will be chilly in a lot of suburbs. falling quickly to 40s thissening. and upper 30s to mid tli30s in boston suburbs. then we're off to races back into the mid-60s with any low cloud breaking for mostly sunny skies through the day. couple of patches of drizzle around. then cooler and breezier on friday? >> new this morning a fifth grader in california bringing playground. shane harris wanted a seat on the student body government bench. he promised that if elected he would build a wall to divide the playground. one side for the fifth and fourth grader. the other for the third graders. and the question of course who will pay for it. shane said the third grader, of course. >> they were just screaming. build a wall. >> well, his campaign worked. shane beat out 61 other student
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our children are listening aren't they? >> he's the treasurer. he has the money to pay for it, i guess. all that allowance money. >> still ahead on "today in new england." it's definitely pumpkin season. but you probably won't see many like these. we'll take you to world championship pumpkin way off where the winner gets $6 a pound. a girl taking the stage for the voice and talks about the
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>> the more it weighs the better. this is spirit behind annual world championship pumpkin weigh off in california. more than two dozen pumpkins from three state.
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they are battle ling it out. for the first time a women came away as big winner. it's fall in half moon bay with foggy conditions and cool temperatures. but everything is brighter on the day of world championship pumpkin way off. big pupkins bring big drem dream of the big grand prize. >> it's the biggest thing i've ever grown. i'm excited to be here. this is my top contenders arrived early. the winner gets $6 a pound which ends up being around $12,000. organizer started small on the scale. 47 pounds. 90 pounds. >> one familien wore pumpkin hats. mine is the one the further one. >> this is there sixth year. they've never won but it's still a competition.
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there's a secret ingredient to their garden in the backyard of their home. we have bunny. we use their poop as fertilizer. and we put in the soil. i think that helps. i can't know that works. the first women who you saw there won the event. her pumpkin 1,910 pound. it's $11,000. who knew there was so much money in raising pupkins. who knew what you could do with rabbit droppings. >> so i guess we're talking about ben affleck coming up. right now we talk about chris lambert. and we're talking about the forecast.
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>> ben affleck showing how important his belowed red sox are to him. he was walking the red carpet for the premier of his new film. he stopped to watch the sox indians game. a writer posted this video. ow premier film "the accountant." he was gutted when he saw the sox lose. we all were. there's a local singer who will be battling it out on "the voice." courtney from dorchester. she wowed the judges during her "let it go." this morning she's opening up about her journey.
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by singing song i wouldn't normally take on. or maybe things i wouldn't normally like songs that are outside of what i would write personally to stretch me vocally. she's a song writer now for stars like mary jay blidge and jennifer hudson. the new break out hit this is us at 9:00. chicago fire at 10:00. and then stick around for all of the headlines on very nice. good to head outside your comfort zone once in a while. as far as the weather. chris is here for one last check of that. a little bit outside our comfort zone. coolest at the coastline. low-to-mid 60s. a lot of sunshine on the 7-day forecast. cloudiest part thursday morning with patch of drizzle around. otherwise a spot shower thursday evening. that's the breezy day other the
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thanks for watching. i'm christa delcamp. i'm kris anderson. have a great day.
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this morning on "today's take," we hit the ice with skating champ sasha cohen as we kick off the opening of the rock center rink. plus, the new role that has fans mad for john slattery. and we'll countdown to halloween with ghoulish gadgets, now. >> announcer: fm nbc news, this is "today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. right now. >> welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. october 11th. a beautiful crowd out there hanging with us. i'm tamron, alongside carson and dylan. al is off for a couple of weeks.

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