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tom: now at 11:00, hudson police say two people stole from a woman at walmart. how they worked together to distract the victim and grab her wallet. a would-be robber was armed with a knife but the clerk had something better. >> i wanted to show him i wasn' t scared of him. the weapon she had hidden behind the counter. mike: frosty cold temps, sunshine, heavy rain and highs in the 60' s very lots of changes over the next few days. how it all plays out in the forecast ahead. tom: a place that makes most people scream made this couple swoon. >> this is the best halloween wedding you' re ever going to see, period. tom: the newlyweds tell us why spooky world was the perfect place to tie the knot. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 tonight.
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tom: 11:00 and hudson police are searching for a pair of purse snatchers who stole from an 89-year-old woman this afternoon at a local wal-mart. good evening, new hampshire i' m , tom griffith. adam sexton joins us live from hudson tonight to explain what police say stands out about this criminal duo. adam: police tell us that the male suspect has probably done something like this before. to the point he is getting overconfident. they say when he walked into the walmart this afternoon, he took off his hat and looked up at the security camera as if to say ' catch me if you can' . hudson police say these two suspects targeted an 89-year-old woman at wal-mart monday afternoon. one got the woman' s attention while the other rifled through her purse. >> she was distracted by a male subject to help pick out some merchandise. while she was distracted a female counterpart reached into her shopping cart and grabbed her wallet out of her purse and made off with an undisclosed amount of money, and also some cards and some sentimental items
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as well. the store' s surveillance cameras adamthe store' s surveillance cameras: recorded these images. the man is described as possibly hispanic, in his 30' s with a medium build. the woman also believed to be hispanic and in her 30' s, but heavyset. they left the store together in this silver, 4-door hatchback. >> we think right now it could be part of a bigger gang or a group traveling extensively, definitely in the new england area now, and we' re really hoping that members of the public can recognize them from somewhere and help us figure out who they are. adam: lt. tad dionne says it' s clear the pair was experienced, almost non-chalant about what they were doing. he says the male suspect removed his hat while entering the store, a brash move the man clearly knew would reveal his face. but to bring him and his accomplice to justice, detectives may need your help. anyone with information is urged to contact hudson police at 886-6011. live in hudson, adam sexton, wmur news 9. tom: a man from derry is accused
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images. matthew rettig faces charges including attempted possession of child sexual abuse images, solicitation to manufacture child sexual abuse images, and indecent exposure or lewdness. police say his alleged victims range in age from 11 to 22-years-old. investigators believe he used the apps kik and snapchat in these crimes. u.s. marshals are looking for a man accused of selling the heroin that led to another person' s death. felix aguilar who goes by several other names was last confirmed living in southern rockingham county. he is facing charges in connection with the death of september of last year. police have already arrested and charged another man with selling a deadly dose of heroin in the same incident. this afternoon, a man from littleton pleaded guilty to providing fentanyl to a person who overdosed and died last 54-year-old michael millette will spend at least 7 and a half years in prison.
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millette sold fentanyl to his friend 28-year-old edward martin last november. law enforcement say millete' s guilty plea and sentencing will be a helpful tool. >> i think it' s a message statewide to get the message out there that if you' re going to deal drugs, and people die from it, we' re going to hold you accountable. tom: police say millette was a significant drug dealer in the littleton area. the centers for disease control and prevention has issued an advisory to health departments around the country regarding an increase in fentanyl-related overdoses. the new report shows a significant increase in the total number of fentanyl drug seizures nationwide over the last two years. 80% of those confiscated drugs came from just ten states. new hampshire is ninth on the list. massachusetts is second. officials in new hampshire say they' re already well aware of the dangers but they welcome the effort to raise awareness.
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advisory across the country today just recognizing the fact that fentanyl is becoming an important part of our heroin crisis, and we' re beginning to see more fentanyl in the streets and more overdoses of fentanyl. warning isn' t about pharmaceutical-grade fentanyl or the type that gets diverted from hospitals but rather the synthetic fentanyl produced by drug cartels. exeter police conducted their annual k-9 drug search at the high school this morning. police searched randomly-selected classrooms, all common areas and locker rooms. all backpacks were checked, but no individual students were searched. a police dog found marijuana in one backpack, and school administrators will handle discipline. months after tom brady' s suspension was overturned, the nfl has formally filed its appeal of that decision. in paperwork, they argued that a
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findings" when he lifted brady' s four-game suspension, which he was given after a nfl investigation found that he likely knew that footballs were underinflated in last season' s afc championship game. the appeal won' t be heard before february, so it won' t affect this season. manchester police say would-be robber got away with nothing after a woman working behind the counter of convenience store pulled a knife. dawn khawaja says she started hiding the knife behind the counter about three months ago. police say on saturday night, a man walked into the down the block convenience store holding a knife with a three inch blade. khawaja says she pulled her knife with a much longer blade and the man ran from the store. >> at first i was like, is he serious? did he just come in here trying to take my money? and i said no. so i got mad and just picked this up and showedd him and he ran out the door. tom: police say they don' t
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re pleased that in this case, nobody was hurt. a man from milford has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in stratham. prosecutors say this surveillance picture helped them identify seamus murphy. he got away with cash from the citizen' s bank inside a shaw' s supermarket back in february. murphy will be sentenced in january and faces a maximum sentence of 20 years. derry town councilors gave an updated estimate tonight on the cost of the overturned budget cuts. earlier this month, residents voted to undo a number of cuts made to the town budget, including cuts to public safety. as a result of that vote, counselors added back into the week. under the original budget, taxes were set to go down by $1.21 per $1000 of assessed valuation per household. tonight, councilors said taxes
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per $1000 of assessed valuation. commitment 2016 now, and students at nashua community college got a first hand lesson on the new hampshire primary, -and good government today. former senator judd gregg and former supreme court justice david souter talked about the role of civic engagement in america. the discussion took on the issue of public discourse and a divided government. but, both men handed down deep concern about how little our education system is now doing to train young minds about how the 3 branches of government work. >> the public educational system but it doesn' t have any pressure that excuses the decline in civic education. civic education has been going on since the aftermath of the vietnam war. >> you can not have an effective government if yo don' t have an informed electorate. people must understand how this
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its a complex government that you can not learn without having studied it. tom: the two leaders were invited as part of the 100th anniversary of the new hampshire presidential primary. donald trump back in new hampshire today speaking this morning at the atkinson country club. the front runner didn' t hold back and the insults started , flying almost immediately. he criticized hillary clinton and his republican opponents, saying ben carson has a lack of energy and in his opinion, jeb bush' s campaign is falling apart. two presidential candidates set to visit the state later this week. democratic front runner hillary clinton arrives on wednesday and staves through thursday, making multiple stops. jeb bush visits the granite state on thursday for events in portsmouth and new london. get more information about their visits at the candidate tracker at wmur.com.
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tonight. ' spooky world presents nightmare new england' in litchfield and it hosted its first wedding for a special couple who usually scare guests. tonight, they welcomed wedding guests including our own jean mackin. jean: the groom arrived in tux and top hat, the bridesmaids wore black, the skeleton flower girl was a cute fright and the bride the bride wore white. >> it' s the girl's dream to wear the white dress and walk down the aisle with her dad, but my dad' s dressed up so that' s pretty cool. jean: on this cool october night under the hunter' s moon ghoulish guests attended the first wedding ever held at spooky world in litchfield. >> and haunt and howl at the moon together as long as you both shall live. jean: melissa and tom tied the
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knot in front of a haunted house. >> this is the best halloween wedding you are ever going to see, period. jean: this is a supernatural venue for them. he was the first horror actor ever hired here. she thought she was just passing through. >> and i scared her when she went through the haunt and a few months later we met under normal circumstances and she' s like, you work there? some guy scared me and i just started laughing. that was this guy. jean: eerily, the rest is everlasting history. they both became spooky world actors and engaged. >> to have and hold from this night on in madness and in haunting fun. jean: the wedding guests were encouraged to dress up in costumes. tom and melissa' s friends say it is absolutely perfect. >> i think it's amazing, its exactly what they wanted. i' m excited, couldn' t be >> happier. it' s the perfect place for them. >> nobody has ever got married here, so its definitely great.
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>> you are husband and wife for eternity. you may now kiss the bride. jean: and they lived hauntingly ever after. in litchfield, jean mackin, wmur news9. tom: congratulations. coming up, at least five people are dead after a well watching boat capsized off the coast of british columbia. now the search is underway to figure out what went wrong. a new report is linking processed meats with a higher risk for cancer.
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meat industry. >> the search continues for the one passenger missing after a whale watching boat capsized off the coast of british columbia. federal investigators try to determine what went wrong. abc brandi hitt reports. >> this is the whale watching boat' s final moments, upside down in the water off and cooper -- off vancouver island before sinking. 27 people were on board the tour sunday afternoon when it went
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under. at least five british nationals are now confirmed dead. another 21 people rescued from the 55 degree water and one remains missing. >> it appears the incident happened so quickly the crew did not have an opportunity to send out a may day. >> witnesses described a mad -- mad dash of boats rushing to the scene. >> the paramedics were working with people in the boats, those who were critically injured. >> we are all deeply saddened this has happened. >> our sincerest thoughts and prayers to everyone affected by this. >> the leviathan, a 65 foot ship, departed on a clear day out scouting for killer whales. because of its large size passengers were not required to , wear lifejackets on board. >> the vessel has operated for 20 years with the perfect safety record. >> and underwater recovery team is helping with certain rest you
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-- search and rescue efforts. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. tom: prosecutors say they believe the woman who drove her car into a crowd did so purposely. four people were killed at the parade on saturday. nearly 50 people were injured. today her family and friends insisted she wasn' t using rugs or alcohol and says they are looking for answers. >> i said the blood test would come back negative because i know that there is no way she was drunk or impaired. no drugs whatsoever. she just wasn' t that type of person. tom: investigators say they believe the accused person was under the influence. the woman' s father said his daughter seemed fine but suffered from mental illness. the state flag of mississippi no longer flies at ole miss.
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administrators at the university the flag this morning. the state flag has the confederate battle emblem in its students and faculty had called for the flag to come down, saying it was a divisive symbol. researchers from the world health organization say processed meats, like bacon and hot dogs, increase cancer risk. the who estimates that 34,000 cancer deaths each year can be attributed to diets that are high in processed meats. there were 8.2 million deaths caused by cancer in 2012 the most recent year with data. meat industry groups argue that cancer is not caused by specific foods but by several factors. >> now, mike haddad with your storm watch 9 forecast. mike: a nice day that started all seasonably chilly. we had a lot of sunshine all day long, a nice-looking day that felt fairly seasonable.
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much colder right now, we have high pressure lock in at windsor fairly light. temperatures are tumbling quite a bit. plenty of changes coming in and you can clearly see those to the west. i, thin cloud cover back in portions of the midwest and the great lakes. with the remnants of what' s powerful hurricane patricia bit of rain. all of that eventually moves in our direction but not for tomorrow. right now clear skies and cold, low to mid 20' s in the great north woods, heading for the mid to upper teens by daybreak. of the rochester holding on to the mid-30' s. right along the beaches it will hang on to around 32 as the sun is getting ready to rise. a lot of cool air is locked in over the northeast and then it
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the deep south into portions of the midwest. milder air will begin to approach as we go into wednesday. it will not make it in here until wednesday night so another seasonably cool they on wednesday before we get a one-day warm-up for thursday. thursday is when heavy rain will be moving out of new hampshire. when does it actually move in? the timeline is basically wednesday afternoon into wednesday night. sunshine and deep blue skies tomorrow and a pleasant day, but it will be very cold early on drew about 8:00 or 9:00 in the morning. i clouds early on wednesday and then it the cloud cover in the afternoon. by that time some showers will move in. tropical down short -- down for scattered in here. some of this is due to the remnants of hurricane patricia.
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of blue, up to 1.5 inches of rain by daybreak on thursday. the purple indicate 1.5 inches or more. could see over two inches by early thursday. lots of sunshine tomorrow from sun up until sundown. temperature starting off chilly and ending up right around the mid-50' s by early to mid afternoon. clear and frosty cold tonight, a few low 30' s in manchester and along the coast. clouds takeover on wednesday, showers arrive on wednesday. thursday morning we could see wins up to 30 got lost for our. then it really warms up quickly for thursday and then back to seasonably chilly for friday. halloween, here it is saturday.
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clocks back one hour early sunday. tom cole and a quick turnaround for the patriots on thursday.
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right jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen.
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one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' because there will be change. nright to rise usa is responsible
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>> now, jamie staton and news 9 sports. jamie: we are one night away from the fall classic, game one of the world series. kansas city lost last year to the giants. there back to try again. they will host the new york mets for games wanted to. mets are in the series for the
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first time since 2000. both teams practice at coffins they them today and now it is game on. >> we were all sitting around the locker room talking to each other and i don' t think anything has set up for each -- for any of us. we still realize it' s a baseball game. >> it' s a great feeling. jamie: i say it is going seven. hosting the arizona coyotes tomorrow. both the bruins and celtics play on friday night. should be an interesting football game on thursday night. the patriots host the dolphins. the latest win for the pats came yesterday in foxboro. tom brady threw for 355 yards and 2 touchdowns. here is a good omen for the pats and their fans. the last 2 times new england started the season 6-0, they made it to the super bowl. miami torched houston for 44
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points yesterday, so its an interesting matchup for thursday night. >> there whole routine for the and of the year, they are playing good ball right now. their defensive players are playing hard. the last two games, they' re playing hard in tackling hard. they' re playing good defense. jamie unh has dropped out of the : poll but look who is in at number 22. dartmouth the big green are 6-0, one of just 4 teams in the nation that is undefeated. tomorrow at 6:00 we will profile the dartmouth quarterback. harvard is also 6-0. the crimson will host dartmouth this friday night at 7:30 on national tv. that is a big game. the monarchs played two games against the adirondack thunder this weekend and ended up losing both games.
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s game 5-2. one win and two losses on the young season. manchester will play at the l myra jackals on saturday. >> this is a good week for us. we are making some mistakes and having some breakdowns, but ultimately that will be better for us in the long run. >> here are the dates for the 2016 races at new hampshire motor speedway. two races as usual, the summer races july 17 and then they come back around and race again september 25. we are talking about sprint have racing. the fall race will be part of nascar' s chase for the sprint cup championship as the second race in the opening challenger round. 36 seconds left in monday night football, the arizona cardinals
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ravens 26-18. >> still to come, when you think about ski businesses, you think about snow and winter. it turns out the other seasons are bringing in some pretty good
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tom: new hampshire ski area see business boost. bringing in more visitors in the off-season revenue up 3% over last year. canon had a 7% increase this summer. the tramway specifically doing it and for 12%. a 20% jump in bike rentals this summer compared to last year, so profits roll. rain finally coming in wednesday morning. temperatures will take all for one day on thursday as we get into the 60' near 70. each and every day. be ready for a frosty cold start, already in the 20'
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