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erin: now at noon, back in custody and before a judge -- the new charge a middleton man is facing after authorities fought his release just last week. new poll numbers in the democratic race for president -- one candidate gaining major ground as speculation continues about whether vice president joe biden will run. kevin: skewing milder this sunshine. we' ll talk about other shower and how long that will last. erin: plus, oprah winfrey is hoping to turn weight watchers around, and if the first day is t be hard to reach. [captioning performed by the which is responsible for its visit ncicap.org]
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announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at noon. erin: we begin with breaking news this noon. just announced it' s revising its advice on when women should start getting mammograms and how often. the upgraded guidelines recommend these cancer screenings should start at 45 instead of 40 and then every other year after age 55 instead experts warn it' s not a one-size-fits-all recommendation and every women should discuss what' s best for you with your -- what is best for them with their doctor. also, the update drops the recommendation for routine physical breast exams by doctors. also, we have some breaking news in the democratic race for president. cnn is reporting jim webb is going to quit the race.
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this, while the political world is waiting to hear word from vice president joe biden about his future intentions, but a new front leader rebounding. kenneth: hillary clinton is off the campaign trail, but her surge is being seen. for the democratic nomination with 54%, 12 points higher than a month ago. vice president biden: i spend between four and seven hours every day with the president. kenneth: an undeclared vice president joe biden is undecided. spent the day with walter mondale. mr. biden: i want to be involved with every situation.
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not made a decision, but he is possibly ready to pull the trigger on a run next week. in a cnn poll, donald trump is working to hang onto his lead over ben carson and the rest of the republican field. trump has a five-point lead over carson. carly fiorina dropped 11 point since last month in the same poll. trump rallied supporters in south carolina last night. mr. trump: we do not win anymore. we' re going to. i say it -- you' re going to have victories coming out of your ears. you will. believe me. kenneth: a joe biden confidant acknowledged the odds are against him -- no money, and the search for miller clinton does not help. erin: on the crimewatch now -- a new charge for a middleton man accused of holding a woman hostage. richard penney is now charged with stalking, after police say he called someone he was ordered
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not to have contact with. he is about to face a judge. wmur' s ray brewer joins us live with the latest. ray: the stalking charge will be held at rochester court here at superior court. we can tell you that richard penney has been brought here, stemming from an incident to where he allegedly -- where he allegedly held a gun to his brothers had, and then kidnapped a woman in a three-hour standoff with police. following his arrest, he was found not competent to stand trial. as a result, the state is looking to dismiss the charges against him, stemming from the incident in 2013. however, at 9:00 last night, middleton police delivered an arrest warrant to the strafford county jail where he is currently being held, charging him with two counts of stalking. as you mentioned, he allegedly made calls to someone he was not
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supposed to back in january and february of this year. he is scheduled to be arraigned on those charges at 1:00 this afternoon in circuit court in rochester, however because this hearing is not taken place yet, that might be pushed back. reporting live in dover, ray brewer, wmur news 9. erin: new charges this noon for a nottingham school bus driver who crashed her bus back in february with students onboard. police say stephanie boyd crashed the bus while downloading an app to her cell phone. the bus went off the road and hit a tree. one child suffered a fractured jaw. she is now facing charges, including second-degree assault. boyd voluntarily gave up her right to drive a bus. right now dozens of animals are recovering after police say they were rescued from filthy living conditions at a home in derry. authorities say the animals were severely malnourished and were suffering from disease. they are now being cared for by the new hampshire spca in stratham. police say the owner is cooperating and so far no charges have been filed.
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>> through the investigation, we hard times. she was unable to care for the animals, and, luckily she gave , them up to the spca. erin: a second autospy will be done on the two-year-old girl who the world became to know as bella bond' s body washed up inside a trash bag on deer island in june. the girl' s mother rachelle bond and her boyfriend michael mccarthy, who is charged with killing the girl, were back in court today. a probable cause hearing was set for next month. now to a rescue of an injured hiker near the summit of mount chocoura. a woman from wilton and her hiking companion had just left the summit around three
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just -- around 3:00 yesterday afternoon when she slipped on some ice and fractured her ankle. they were able to call 911 and a rescue team carried her the 3 and a half miles down the trail. she was then taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment. the foundation was overwhelmed by hundreds of tributes shared about the freelance journalist from rochester, who was held hostage and killed by isis in syria. hundreds gathered in manchester this morning for a new hampshire veterans salute our soldier breakfast. it celebrates the successes of the last year supporting veterans, service members, and their families, and to gain into new support for the project. the keywas major general kenneth clark.
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major general clark: the moneys raised are used to take care of currently serving military, veterans of all generations back to world war ii, as well as their families. erin: since 2007, this group has helped more than 9000 individuals. it is one defense claim that authorities are not buying. coming up the unusual excuse the , driver of this car caught on -- car swerving into a motorcycle is now using. plus, "star wars" mania has taken over. the priemere of the latest installment isn' t until december but you wouldn' t know that by , ticket sales. kevin: the colder air continues to retreat into canada for the time being. we will look at the next chance for showers ahead.
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disturbing video this noon that -- erin: disturbing video this noon that millions have watched online -- this driver, who suddenly swerved and hit a motorcycle, claims at the time he was being bitten by a spider, but it' s not a defense the county attorney is
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the 68-year-old driver is now charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon -- his car. the motorcylist and his girlfriend were both seriously injured, but are expected to survive. japan has confirmed the first case of cancer stemming from the dangerous work to take the fukushima reactor, and to get it offline. four years ago, when the nuclear plant suffered a catastrophic were called in to take the the country' s health ministry said that a former worker has been diagnosed with leukemia after he filed a work hazard compensation claim. 10 other workers have filed similar cases. "star wars" fever is reaching the movie' s new trailer during monday night football last 13 million more and counting facebook overnight. abc' s elizabeth hur is in new york with all of the buzz opening.
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elizabeth: just two minutes long, but this was the longest and final glimpse of the much-anticipated "star wars -- the force awakens." >> it is true. all of it. elizabeth: the movie reunites fan favorites. way. i will finish what you started. new characters. >> i have nothing to fight for. elizabeth: watch the actor reacting to his first look at the trailer last night. he seems to like what he saw, as did these cheering fans who say the wait was worth it. >> i am blown away.
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installment in "the star wars" series and some theaters plan to have marathon showings of all films. some have scored tickets with online vendors. tickets are available for resale on ebay for hundreds of dollars. what i have here -- an e-mail confirming a seat for that opening night. unfortunately, this is not mine. the lucky owner is our editor, val, and we call him lucky because a lot of the theaters are sold out for the first couple of days. erin: i and psyched to see that movie. i cannot imagine paying hundreds of dollars to get a seat to pay it first. that is ridiculous. kevin: it might be, but it is like a concert. erin: i guess so. kevin: a lot of clouds.
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still out there. we are watching the trend of the thicker cloud cover we had during the morning hours. we will send out. and eventually warmer temperatures, but it has been stubborn with light showers and cool air. 49 in the monadnock region. 52 in key. toward the coast, with a few breaks in the overcast, you' re up to 52. the central parts of the state -- it will be a much brighter and milder afternoon at what we have had the last couple of days, as far as the temperatures are concerned. you will notice the last showers wringing out. a couple of sprinkles in the southern areas. the dryer air is feeding in. later tonight, we will start the skies. before the next system approaches -- and you can see a line of clouds going back to the great lakes -- before a warm
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front. the last of the shower activity. the most -- the most organized is now to the southeast. s at the present time. a lot of folks will get between 60, 63, or 64 this afternoon. the cool spot right now, out at peace, 48 degrees. direction is key. that will help to feed in milder air. the coldest air that has been overhead over the last couple of days, now retreating into canada. this is for the time being. we get a surge of warmth thursday. the wind turns north and we bring the cooler air back in here starting on friday. partly cloudy skies this afternoon. starting that way this evening before more clouds built in later tonight. the thickest of the cloud cover will be in the southern half of the state, starting with
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sunshine, only to add clouds later in the afternoon. the best chance of a shower might be up north with a cold front coming in. from there, the cold front arrives on thursday. with that, you will notice a broken line of showers. nothing that will last all day. this is where we are for the next four to five days. nothing to focus in on. just a couple of spurts here and there. there is the front moving back thursday evening. that clears us out for friday. partly to mostly cloudy skies, but temperatures will drop back into the lower-50' s. 50' s to lower-66 afternoon as we go from the overcast sky to partial sunshine. the extended forecast shows the ups and downs. tomorrow, a few more clouds.
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back in the low- and mid-50' s. let' s head to "grow it green. sean: we talking about ways to help certain plants survive the winter. we are joined by margaret hagan. i did not know you could do a lot of this. what are we doing today? margaret: about the time the first hard frost hits, the things that will not make it over the winter, they are called summer bulbs, even though most are not actually a bald, have to be brought inside and stores so you can replay of because they are gorgeous. who does not love dahlias, but they do not make it over the winter. so, about this time of year, you want to go out to your garden and cut things back to six or eight inches, and gently, with them out of the garden. you do not want to bruise or wound them because that will make it harder for them to survive the winter indoors.
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let them cure for about 10 days -- put them on newspaper, maybe in a dry, cool place. then, after that, once the dirt has dried on them, you can go through with a gentle brush and give it a little bit of a cleaning and they are stored. sean: it comes off easy. margaret: it comes off very easy. then you can store them for the winter and there are a number of different ways to do that. so, you can put them in a plastic lag -- a black one, and punch holes in it with a pencil so that there is a little air circulation. my grandmother used to put them in an onion bag and hang it in her heated garage or down in the basement. you can put them in a damp paper bag with some damp piedmont. for all of these methods, you need something to go between the
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you can use sand or peat moss. you can put them in boxes, put the bulbs in, and put the filler in on top, too, so lots of different ways to do it. if you are lucky enough to have begonias, or your elephant ears, in a pot, just bring the pot in. sean: bring the whole thing. margaret: bring the pot in, take it down to your cool, dark basement, and store them for the winter. italy thing you might have to remember is maybe twice through bit of water to survive. ones you are storing in these ways, you need to check them, maybe january, again in february, in case you have a few out. sean: great. margaret hagen, this is a great i did not know these things give them a winter home.
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sean: people want change, they want reform, they want to see something done, but just carping about it and whining about it and making speeches about it doesn't get it done.
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more than i have. i've always been unorthodox in but you know what? i know how to new day for america is responsible for the content of
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erin: could weight watchers have another success story? maybe if oprah winfrey has her way. the company' s stock got a major boost after news that the former
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talk show host bought 10% of the company for just over $43 million. as part of the deal, opera will become a weight watchers member, publicly sharing her own experiences after struggling with her weight for decades. so, we will see how that goes, but already she is cashing in. kevin: most certainly. we are looking at the temperatures to continue to warm up over the next couple of days, and then eventually, after a couple of shower activities on thursday, we start cooling off at the end of the week. erin: all right. it is nice to see the 60'
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