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real results. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> i was just listening to the shots after shots after shots. erin: a day after the oregon school shooting claimed the lives of 10 people, including the gunman. investigators this noon are trying to figure out the motive, as victims remain hospitalized. kevin: lot of clouds out there today. we will focus on rain chances for the weekend and the track of hurricane joaquin ahead. erin: a sanbornton man who admitted to burning his son with a hot knife will not face jail time. the plea agreement he made in court. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at noon. erin: an oregon community is
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after yesterday' s school shooting on a community college campus. good afternoon to you. i am erin fehlau. 10 are people are dead and seven were injured. abc' s lauren lyster is live from oregon with the latest on the case. lauren: 10 are dead, seven critically -- seven injured, three critically. we learn more about the gunman and the survivors. last night, family and friends of victims mourned the tragedy in roseberg, but the town woke up still shaken. >> the range of emotions, from disbelief, from anger, from sadness to resolution. it' s still very raw for a lot of people. lauren: overnight police and fbi searched for clues about the suspected shooter, swarming this nearby apartment complex where he lived with his mother. >> i just thought he was an odd guy. lauren: the 26-year-old, identified as chris harper-mercer, is seen here in his myspace photo.
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campus at umpqua community college late morning. thursday >> we' gunshot wounds. lauren: police officers facing off with the gunman. he' lauren: the shooter, declared dead. his father last night spoke to reporters, asking for privacy. ian mercer: obviously it has been a devastating day. shocked -- shocked is all i can say. lauren: but this morning, tales of heroism emerging. witnesses say 30-year-old student and army vet chris mintz charged straight at the gunman , trying to save who he could. hannah miles: and he actually ran back towards the building where the shooting was, and he ran back into the building, and i don' t know what happened to him. lauren: he is out of surgery now , recovering from seven gunshot wounds, seen here in this photo from a social posting. as for the gunman, abc news has learned he was armed with three pistols and an assault-style rifle. authorities are still looking
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for the motive as this college remains closed until monday. lauren lyster, abc news, roseburg, oregon. erin: new this noon, we have learned that two men from hanscom air force base in massachusetts were among those killed in an overnight plane crash in afghanistan. at least 11 people were killed including six american service members. u.s. officials say the transport plane crashed while taking off from an airport in afghanistan. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the crash, but u.s. officials are dismissing those claims. >> now, your stormwatch 9 forecast. eric: n: moving now to the weather. eyes along the east coast are on the tropics -- even in space. this is an image tweeted today from astronaut scott kelly of hurricane joaquin churning over the bahamas but recent models , show that the storm may be moving out to the sea. let' s check in with meteorologist kevin skarupa. kevin: that storm stalled, really hammering the bahamas.
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the front has gotten to the coast because of this stall, and north and east van we participated -- it will go a bit farther to the north and east than we anticipated a few days ago. a nor' easter in the carolinas before you get down to the bahamas, where the hurricane is a present time. parts of new england. a little of that will try to create in a suffering. cooler temperatures is the headline that will try to bump into a lot of dry air. numerous as a few days ago. we will talk what your weekend to go. erin: hurricane joaquin has been hammering islands in the bahamas flooding and damage. although the category 4 storm may remain offshore, many states are still taking extra precautions. at least five states have issued states of emergency. abc'
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s marci gonzalez has more on the damage the storm has caused so far. marci: relentless rain, wind, and dangerous flooding along the east coast. >> nothing much you can do but hunker down. marci: all of this from a separate storm unrelated to hurricane joaquin. gov. mcauliffe: we are dealing with two situations, a major , major severe event of rainfall . at the same time having to deal with this potential hurricane. marci: joaquin a category 4 hurricane battering the bahamas, lingering in the caribbean before moving north. forecasters expect it to stay off-shore. >> that' s a big sigh of relief. marci: but are still warning people to take precautions. dr. knabb: a hurricane does not have to go directly over your town, it doesn' t even have to make landfall to have an impact on you, especially if you' re along the coast. marci: in new jersey, residents along the shore are closely watching the storm track. >> i am very nervous. marci: nearly three years after
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superstorm sandy, they are building up beach barriers , getting ready in the rain for possible flooding and a few drenching days with or without joaquin. gov. christie: now is the time for you to prepare and hungering down for the storm. marci: you can see just how strong the wind, is the ocean churning. a state of emergency declared here and in four other states. marci gonzalez, abc news, seaside heights, new jersey. erin: here in new hampshire, people to be prepared in advance of the storm just in case it hits the granite state. later today, governor hassan will participate in a pre-storm preparedness activities with state agencies. a sanbornton man who has admitted to burning a 9-year-old relative with a hot knife will not have to spend any time behind bars. nicholas chase pleaded guilty to a single count of endangering the welfare of a child. wmur'
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court for that plea. and ray, what was the reason the prosecution gave for not insisting on any jail time? ray: the assistant county attorney told the court that both they and the child' s mother wanted to spare the young boy the pain and the trauma of having to justify against the relative. nicholas chase admitted friday morning in court to burning the boy' s arm this spring. in exchange for the guilty plea, the state dropped an assault charge. chase was cooking easter dinner at his girlfriend' s apartment in franklin, and the boy was visiting. chase says that he can' t offer an explanation for what happened, the prosecutor outlining for the court what went on in the apartment. joseph cherniske: the defendant was cooking a turkey dinner using a knife to prop open the oven door. the defendant took the knife out of the door and placed in on the counter, he called -- over and
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touched the hot knife to arm . -- would testify that the knife was hot and it hurt, and he told the defendant that it hurt. ray: chase also put the knife on his own arm after burning the child. in order to ease the child' s pain, chase put a bag of frozen peas on the burn. however, when the boy was checked out at the hospital hours later, it was found he had suffered first and second degree burns. the sentencing was postponed because the top of the mother could not be there, and she told the court she wants to be there. however, the assistant county attorney told the court she is in agreement with the plea bargain, which spares chase any jail time. reporting live in concord, ray brewer, wmur news 9. erin: breaking news this noon. we are learning that education secretary arne duncan will step down in december. duncan said in a letter to staff that he is returning to chicago to live with his family. president barack obama is tapping deputy secretary john king, jr. as acting secretary through the end of his term. also new this noon, a big change for public schools in the queen
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city. starting in november, elementary school will begin at 8:45 and end at 2:30. middle school starts at 7:35 and ends at 2:20. and high school starts at 7:45 and ends at 2:53. this is all due to the recently approved teachers contract and takes effect on monday, november 30. so they are starting school later in getting out later. several presidential candidates will be hitting the campaign trail here in the granite state this weekend. governor john kasich is holding a town hall meeting in goffstown right now. senator ted cruz has just begun his two-day visit making a stop in nashua. former senator rick santorum and businesswoman carly fiorina will arrive in new hampshire tomorrow. they, along with ted cruz, will attend the practical federalism forum at snhu in hooksett. to get more information about candidates visiting the granite
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coming up on news 9 at noon, a massive pack on t-mobile. the personal information such a beast from millions. : and the vatican is now releasing a statement regarding a closed door meeting between kim davis and pope francis. details coming up. kevin: a lot of moisture up and down the east coast. work our way into the weekend. details on that and hurricane joaquin ahead. s cook' re bringing in the fall season with pumpkins in our find out about this yummy treat
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who is it that's got the foreign policy experience to deal with what has become an increasingly complicated world at a time when america needs to emerge and restore its leadership? no one really has that experience, except for maybe one. john kasich's for us. new day independent media
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erin: we have breaking news affecting hurricane joaquin. the u.s. coast guard is searching for a cargo ship with 33 people aboard that went missing as category 4 hurricane joaquin hit the bahamas. reportedly, that coast guard, the ship they were following was heading to puerto rico from jacksonville, but we will continue to update this story for you throughout the day. moving on here, new this noon, the vatican is responding to confusion regarding pope francis' visit with kentuck clerk kim davis. the vatican says the pontiff' s meeting with davis should not be considered a form of support of
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attention after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in kentucky. an alert for cell phone users this noon -- t-mobile says it was hacked. the company says someone hit their wireless network and compromised the data of 15 million customers. the stolen data includes social security numbers, home addresses, and birthdates. the hackers received the information from experian, a credit reporting agency that t-mobile uses to check the credit status of customers. right now, t-mobile is offering hacked customers two years of free credit monitoring. we will continue to follow that for you. and also, we are looking at possible rain for this evening. kevin: yeah, some shower activity, best chances will be overnight tonight third from not only the nor' easter in north details on where that will be headed. erin: and we will head into the
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it is time to deal out-of-pocket costs. head of a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a life-saving drug overnight by 5,000%. to crack down on these abuses. commentator: he may be lowering it after hillary clinton blasted him out of the water. the out-of-pocket costs that consumers have to pay. clinton: nobody in america should have to choose between buying the medicine they need and paying their rent.
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kevin: really a sharp division from all of the moisture in the north shore, we have the system that moves through on wednesday, a long trend in the carolinas, and farther south, you have the hurricane. that is all what we are tracking right now, and watching the coastline rather quickly. we continue to watch seas running anywhere from six feet to as much as nine feet, coastal flood advisory posted. inland sections -- a study bank of clouds. a few breaks in the overcast as even farther north, but beyond that in the afternoon, we will be seeing a chance of a couple of hours trying to creep into southern areas. this is making a little more of a steady progress farther to the north. for southern areas of the state, there will be the chance as we work our way late this afternoon and this evening for a few areas of rainfall to develop, and that could last several hours, maybe .2 inches of rain during the
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i think that will be our best chance of any kind of precipitation for the most part over the weekend. i think we still run the risk tomorrow of a couple of pop of showers in southern areas, but the farther north you go, especially where we have the peak foliage going, things will be drier, at least brighter. here is the train of moisture that is farther south, and even farther south of there, we are talking hurricane joaquin right now. there is the shower right along i 90. plenty of drier air this will have to battle trying to get into the states. temperatures will have early 50' s, dew points mainly in the 30' s, so that works for us as far as the lack of showers -- we do not eat any showers after all of the rainfall we had, and with the weekend approaching, we do not need these showers. farther north, we drop into the 30' s later on tonight. here is the shower activity i said we would probably
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they were be a sharp cut off. tomorrow, a figure cloud cover again for southern areas. a couple pop up showers or sprinkles, nothing you want to cancel the outdoor plants over. you will notice the clouds start to break up, so after highs tomorrow in the 50' s, we should be in the mid to upper 50' s with a little bit brighter conditions i the time we get toward the day on sunday. from there, all eyes on joaquin to our south. as you see here, some wave action for us expected as it makes its closest pass monday night and on into tuesday. that is where the trends are right now as far as the forecast is concerned. once walking passes by, we head back to your regularly scheduled october temperatures. 60' s with mainly sunshine expected next week. let' s head to cook' s corner. adam: welcome to cook' s corner where we are in prime punk and spies and maple season, and
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seasonings, we have colby raymond and jennifer wojtaszek. what we making today? re making a pumpkin spice tort. we are going to decorate it with our maple butter cream. we are focused more on pumpkin as competencies and is upon us. has exploded over the past couple of years here. cook' s corner definitely more -- colby: definitely more pumpkin. flavors and feelings. adam: how do you get the content in there?we have jennifer: a pumpkin smash her that we smash up the pumpkins in pumpkins. cake. fantastic. adam: any secret to how you are of making sure the frosting is
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colby: yeah, you want to make sure the frosting is spread out evenly. you do not have to worry about leveling off with more frosting or anything. jennifer: you just have to wipe away the crown' s so they do not going to the frosting, either. adam: buttercream frosting on top of course. [laughter] top. jen, while she is doing this, events. jennifer: we are doing to events for the senator schatz march of dimes. -- the signature chefs march of times. this is their 18th year. very important -- healthy babies, premature babies. it is a lot of fun. there is usually about 300 people, so it is a fantastic turnout, and we will have our pastry and we will have samples.
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adam: what about the demand for pumpkin items these days? people cannot get enough. jennifer: they cannot. we have, again cupcakes, -- we have on can cupcakes, pumpkin cheesecake bites, it goes great with punk, which is the everywhere. -- pun mpkin coffee, which is everywhere. adam: putting the finishing touches here. this is almost like the greatest of all coming together in one big cake. jennifer: yes. adam: all right. what type of toppings you added the end? jennifer: she will add some maple and walnuts.
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erin: and we do want to let you know about a story that we let you know earlier today about oldest missile changes. the elementary school they will change and take effect november 30. happy birthday, peanuts. the popular comic strip appeared for the first time 65 years ago today in seven newspapers. by the time creator charles schulz died in 2000, the cartoon
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worldwide. kevin: there is a trending thing peanut' -- here' s a version of erin and i. i love your shoes. erin: they are very fashionable. kevin: fantastic. [laughter] your extended forecast, a couple of showers possible, a little brighter, a touch warmer. erin: i liked your hair. starting tonight at 5:00, what do you most want to know about this group of presidential candidates? see if your curiosity matches what most voters are searching
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