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in voting yes on 2. >> now at 7:00 a student brings a gun to school in lowell. now the boy's father is facing charges. >> anchor: hillary clinton and donald trump going all in. we are 5 days from the election. >> reporter: rain tied to a cool front this afternoon. cooler for tomorrow. >> anchor: major travel changes as weekend. >> anchor: open for business. edelman making plays on newbury street. >> anchor: her 108 year wait is over. >> anchor: this is a celebration to which any red sox fan can relate. >> 7 news at 7:00 starts now. >> anchor: first at 7 a dangerous discovery in lowell. police say an 8-year-old boy brought a hand gun to class this
gun. >> anchor: it wasn't loaded. 7's john cocoa live in lowell with more details for us. john. >> reporter: that's right adam. we're told the father of this child is facing 2 different charges after his son allegedly brought a gun into this school. >> it was a heart attack. little kids from prek to 4th grade. what are they doing with guns? >> reporter: parents in lowell on edge. an 8-year-old st gun to the green hall elementary school last monday. >> it's crazy. where's the parents. >> reporter: showing it to his classmates. one of his students told his parents who told the school tuesday morning. >> it's scary. i'm finding out right now. >> reporter: thought the weapon was an air soft gun. >> when i heard it was a gun my heart went down to the ground.
school being shot up and my grand babies in here. >> reporter: the boy's father turned the gun over to police along with 2 live rounds in the magazine. police say the child's father will be facing charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and improper storage of a firearm. >> i am worried. i hope they fix and address it. go from there. >> i was scared. i hope they doing something to investigate more to see how it happened and pr future. >> reporter: parents tell us they did get a letter from the school about an incident with a weapon but nothing specific about a gun. >> anchor: some breaking news at 7 involving the harvard's men soccer team. >> anchor: harvard university announcing they've cancelled the rest of the soccer team's season. because of a university review of a report from the harvard's
used lewd language to describe female soccer players. that kind of report wasn't isolated to one year or few individuals and continued into the current season. more on this as it continues to develop. jadiann thompson 7 news. >> anchor: 7 news focus on your forecast. get ready for things to cool off. how much cooler are we talking? jeremy reiner standing by. >> reporter: back to normal. today and a cold front is doing the dirty work. most towns about a 10th of an inch of rain or less. not that much rain with this cool front. a lot of lingering clouds across new england and northern new york state. there is the front there. this will continue to move over the south coast and the cape overnight. temps in the 50s to the low 60s. the cool front doesn't press
will. here's starting to cool off lower 50s orange toward nashua and jaffrey. in northern new england temps in the upper 40s to around 50. we've had colder mornings this fall. 44 to 47. we were in the 50s this morning. a lot of clouds but no rain. partly cloudy skies by 9 a.m. that adds a chill to the air. we will talk about that in your 5 days to go. >> on the cusp of something that's so amazing. >> are you ready to vote. >> anchor: it's a spring to the finish in the race for the white house. >> anchor: and certainly a mad dash for both candidates. taking a different approach. donald trump stepping up the ground game. get to dan hausle with more on the trump campaign.
candidate makes the campaign home stretch a family affair. wife melania giving a speech this afternoon in battle ground pennsylvania. >> this is not an ordinary campaign. it is a movement. [cheering] >> a movement in which people feel included inspired and involved. >> reporter: donald trump in the battle ground states of north carolina in jacksonville trump warning people of new reports saying investigation into hillary clinton and clinton fundation could run past election day. >> it was reported that an avalanche of information is coming in. the fbi agents say their investigation is likely to yield
>> reporter: in manchester ivanka trump visited a charter school. she tried to convince undecided voters to get decided for trump. >> get a lot for the candidates themselves. looking to friends and family is a great way to get background information. >> reporter: ivanka spoke about women's issues like child care and equal pay. women care about more than just th women's issues are the major issues affecting this country. those are the things that my father talks about. >> reporter: even though the election is a few days away wouldn't be surprising to see him or his family here more than just that. dan hausle 7 news. >> anchor: hillary clinton's campaign getting more support from the president. president obama hit the road for a message for young voters.
room. >> reporter: spending days doing 2 things focusing on swing states that pave the way to victory. for important battle ground states that she can't get to sending in the biggest heavy weight she has president obama. >> this isn't a joke. this isn't survivor. this isn't the bachelorette. [cheering] >> this counts. >> reporter: president oba telling crowds in florida she can handle the job donald trump isn't cut out for. >> what you are does not change after you occupy the oval office. >> reporter: the president is rallying in key battle ground states north carolina yesterday florida today. and on election eve up here in new hampshire a state massachusetts democrats say is
florida wouldn't have been the determining vote in the election. >> calling neighbors up north to make sure they're going to vote. clinton's daughter will make president same plea in new hampshire tomorrow that she made in wisconsin today for disenchanted first time voters. >> would you let someone else pick out what classes you're going to take. why would you let someone else determine the future of your country? >> reporter: so she's visiting swing states and making last pleas. today in north carolina with a shout out to the new world series winning cubs. >> last time the cubs won women couldn't vote. i think women are making up for that in this election. >> reporter: but amid all the smiles and laughs republican talk is mounting that if clinton does win the presidency they'd try to impeach her.
>> anchor: we will have the latest 7 news u mass lowell poll. looking for the numbers in new hampshire for the u.s. senate race. and 7's political andy hiller will break it all down. >> anchor: moving along at 7:00. a situate man busted for evading police. he passed a radar speed sign and an officer. that's when they said he floored he's upon facing several charges tonight. >> anchor: and more news today crews are bridging the gap on route 128. demolition of the high land avenue bridge in needham is set for this weekend. mark your calendars. warning drivers to expect traffic trouble. steve cooper explains. >> sounds like you might not be on 128 this weekend. >> hopefully not.
highway will be closed so crews dismantle what's left of the highland ave bridge. >> i try to take the back roads when possible. >> reporter: beginning friday night at 8 through saturday afternoon at 3. then at 6:00 saturday night the southbound lanes shut down until sunday at 3 in the afternoon. all this is the price of progress. >> tu 9 to 5 type of deal. sunday will be that proverbial church going to the mall 10 to 5 type of deal. >> reporter: the stone arch bridge was built in 1931 then reconstructed 63 years ago so the steel span was long over due. for wright he says the disruption will be a distant memory when it's done.
>> reporter: engineers said they chose this weekend to avoid a week day traffic nightmare. if you do have to travel around here they say pack your patience. in needham steve cooper 7 news. >> anchor: chilling calls played in court today during the retrial of gary lee sampson. he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to death 2 years later. that conviction was thrown out misconduct. sampson admitted to murdering 3 men. robert whitney of new hampshire and mclusky of massachusetts. jurors listened to audio recordings of sampson's confession. >> i slit his throat. why? i do not know. >> anchor: sampson's defense
life. >> anchor: the mbta is getting on board with new anti-sexual harassment efforts. letting passengers know that sexual assault will not be tolerated. the mbta is encouraging people to report harassment. the ads will be posted on trains and buses to inform people of available support and services. >> anchor: also on 7 boston university conducting reveg game of football. >> anchor: the focal point here a former patriot who suffered from stage 4 cte. >> i don't regret that he played well you know in a sense. >> anchor: ramond turner is speaking out after the death of his son kevin this year. turner paid for patriots and
>> absolutely golf. i like golf. >> anchor: joined dozens of other family members at boston university where a post mort em study was done on his brain. ties the number of years of football with permanent brain damage. >> 25 years of playing football can result in debilitating devastating disease and death by the age of 46. >> anchor: brain inflammation brought on head injuries. >> thank you on behalf of the family to all of the doctors. dr. stern, dr. cancer, dr. mckay kris alyssa thank you all. >> anchor: turner is thankful the issue is talked about and being recognized. >> i'm not mad. i'm more sad than anything. i love football.
safer. >> anchor: and mr. turner suspect urging parents not to let their kids play football until they get to high school. >> anchor: as we continue at 7:00 a celebration for the ages. >> get hit and i knew that the game was over. >> anchor: can you guess how old she is? age is not a number. she can party it up. she is a cubs fan. she lives we'll hear from her. >> reporter: fly that w. cooler weather tomorrow. forecast up next. >> anchor: and getting decked out for game day. where julian edelman made a surprise appearance. >> we have met 2 outstanding brothers doing all they can to help people in hurricane help people in hurricane devast hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady
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chicago cubs last won the world series. >> i was born in chicago illinois august 21st 1908. >> anchor: the 108 year old wasn't sure if she'd long enough to see them win a again. has been a cubs fan her entire life. growing up only a mile from wriggly field. >> i didn't care about football. >> anchor: spent decades cheering for the team no matter what. >> they were always my team. good bad or indifferent. >> anchor: loyalty that paid off in the 10th inning of game 7. >> the cubs win the world series. >> i hope that they -- telling him last night oh, my gosh. oh. >> anchor: as the players celebrated in cleveland nilson
wearing her cubs world series hat. >> hey. >> anchor: excited for the team and fellow fans who waited for this moment a win 108 years in the making. >> have hope and keep believing. >> anchor: don't you think she could have held her own outside wriggly field. many said the cubs were under the curse of the billy goat. nilson said she never believed in that. >> ancho positive. i think that's what makes people live long and happier. my mother-in-law is 90. >> anchor: full of energy. full of life. the weather today didn't make any of us feel full of life. it was gloomy. tomorrow might be a different story. >> reporter: i think we are getting back in the sunshine tomorrow. did you feel the humidity this afternoon with the rain showers. weekend mainly dry. there may be sprinkles and
showers in southern new england early to mid-afternoon. still stragglers up here northern new york northern new england. trapped by the mountains. that's where you find the cool her air. the cool front the front edge of that cooler air down the south shore. this is not one of our big rain events this fall. we've had doozies in worcester you know that. not much in the way to alleviate the drought today. red area is shrinking encompassing much of southeastern massachusetts the last couple of weeks. work to do in the merrimac valley. north shore even in the city of boston. south of the pike still have moderate levels of drought and it takes a long time to get yourself out of a drought like this. temps right now again in the 60s through the south coast and the cape.
itself in south western new hampshire. but what this front will do is get temps back closer to where we should be this time of year. temps between 44 and 47. during the day tomorrow clouds and sun. cool breeze. these temps right here where we should be this time of year. tomorrow the northwest wind will add the cool feel to the air. north of valley low to middle 50s. worcester hills low 50s partly sunny skies. temps running into the upper 50s. for the weekend talking clouds and sun for saturday. a lot of clouds on sunday. could be sprinkles on the cape and the islands. nothing significant. election day still looking a okay. >> anchor: jr, thank you.
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evit takes money away from the, regular public schools from students like mine. massachusetts schools already lose 400 million a year to charters and question two means we'll lose even more. we've got to stop taking from the 96 percent of kids who don't attend a charter school. if you believe every child deserves a great public
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