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like we do. now wmur news 9 at 5:00. jean: we are on storm watch tonight, a winter storm is on its way to new hampshire. this time tomorrow there will be snow on the ground across the state. good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm jean mackin. josh: i'm josh mcelveen. the state will open the emergency operations center in the morning. josh judge is tracking the storm. >> yes, we haven't seen snow in much of the state yet, and that's about to change. we're setting the stage with cold temperatures. let's take a look at where we stand at the moment. this is very important, it gets the ground cold so the snow doesn't melt on impact and gets the atmosphere primed for snow rather than rain, like we've been seeing up to this point in many cases. so there's the cold temperatures and they will stay cold. the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning for the north half of the state and a winter weather advisory for the southern half, really the only difference is that
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the north country, looks like. but we are all set to see some snow. there's the clouds moving in after a sunny day, those clouds have been taking over, that's the leading edge of the system that's heading in our direction, and as you can see it does include a lot of different types of precipitation. it will be cold tonight and the snow moves in after midnight between midnight and 5:00 a.m. most places between 2 and 4:00 a.m., and there's a quick look at what we're expecting, but there's a lot to go through to get to that point with snow, sleet, rain and ice. jean: thanks, josh. new hampshire's ski resorts have been waiting for this kind of forecast. it's been a slow start for some ski areas because of our warm weather. not only is the expected snowfall good news, the colder temperatures mean they'll be able to make more snow as well. others hope to open more trace
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our app is the place for the latest information, you can track the storms. josh: road crews are put to work in some cases for the first time this season. reporter: manchester could see 6 inches of snow overnight before the snowstorm is over. but we're here at manchester public works, here is the salt pile behind us. you can tell that's a lot more than 6 inches, so they are well prepared. manchester d.p.w. says it has 6500-tons of salt on hand and will be pretreating the roads. salt trucks will go out tonight with snow plows at the ready. the department of transportation started pretreating highways with brine at 9:00 this morning. and it has more than 700 snow plows standing by. the spokesman says the roads could be treacherous tomorrow
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staters aren't used to right now. >> many people, and this is what we're concerned about, have been lulled into summertime driving conditions for the last eight or nine months. so they really need to get into winter driving mode to adjust accordingly to give themselves more time to get to their destinations, leave more space between the vehicles as they are going to and from their destinations. reporter: he says d.o.t. is in good shape for the season, d.o.t. has only used a 10th of the the salt that it used at this point in 2014. stephanie woods, wmur news 9. josh: turning now to commitment 2016 coverage, on the day that he heads to new hampshire for a campaign event, donald trump is lashing out at the publisher of the state's largest newspaper, as well as the republican rival. today the union leader ran a front page editorial blasting the trump campaign and the businessman himself. it was authored by the publisher of the union lead, joe mcquade who last month endorsed new jersey governor christie for president.
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editorial that ran today might as well have been written by christie himself. >> joe mcquade is just his puppet and if i didn't think chris put it up. but the union leader used be the a great paper, now it's a small little fraction of itself, and joe has done a terrible job. but he's in my opinion a very dishonest man. >> nonsense. anybody who knows the union leader says that we say what we believe, and nobody tells us what to do, neither governor christie nor donald trump nor anybody else. josh: when asked about trump's comments the christie campaign declined to respond. with weeks to go before the primary it seems apparent that drmp's rivalries go well beyond those in the republican field, we'll have more at 6:00. trump has rally tonight in nashua, we'll be live streaming
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trump is stepping up his attacks against candidate hillary clinton. reporter: donald trump now going after not just one clinton but two. tweeting, if hillary thinks she can unleash her husband with his terrible record of women abuse, while playing the women's card on me, she's wrong. trump threatening again to dig up bill clinton's old scandals after hillary clinton accused trump of sexism in an interview last week. neither clinton has responded directly to trump's new threats, but hillary clinton has reposted this video of her take on trump. >> we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. reporter: republican rival carly fiorina briefly defended trump on fox news. >> bill clinton is fair game. but my point is attacking bill clinton won't defeat hillary clinton. reporter: a flattering new poll for trump's chief nemesis, a gallup survey found hillary clinton tops the list of most admired women in the world, a
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donald trump -- she has ted the spot 20 times. trump with just five weeks to goful the first primaries, republican analysts say the biggest threat to a dominant trump would be an early loss in ground. >> i think at that point the mistake is gone and it's a regular race and trump has to be a candidate like everyone else. reporter: back in 2013 trump seemed proud to consider bill clinton a friend, and he told cnn back in 2008 that the former president's infidelity was, quote, totally unimportant. josh: wmur has learned that bill clinton will be in new hampshire on january 4 for a pair of stops campaigning obviously on behalf of hillary clinton. but tonight john kasich is in new hampshire, he has a town hall meeting in derry at 6:00, tomorrow he'll be in nashua and keene. jeb bush also returns to the
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event in peters bro. and hillary clinton has events scheduled in portsmouth and in berlin, weather permitting. jean: one person is behind bars tonight after several cars were involved in a crash in manchester this afternoon. one mantels news 9 he was nearly hit by one of the cars. mike cronin is joining us live with the latest information. reporter: the accident happened at the corner of maple and amherst street, both roads are one way, and witnesses say it was a violent crash. it happened before 2:00 this afternoon. we know at least three cars were involved, two minivans and a sedan. police say one of the vehicles was stolen and one person was arrested. an ambulance was also on scene. a witness describes a surreal scene, he says one car was speeding. >> i saw a black truck coming from the one way, probably going at least 40 miles per hour, had
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barely missed me and t-boned the minivan. to avoid everything i had to take a sharp left down amherst, which is where the truck had just come up from. reporter: police are releasing limited information on the crash, we'll provide updates as we receive them. mike cronin, wmur news 9. josh: in laconia this morning a mother and baby were hit by a pickup truck, it was on north main street when the driver turned left onto new salem street. the woman was pushing her baby in a carriage when the truck hit her, the baby tumbled out of the carriage and had to be taken to the hospital for what's described as minor injuries. jean: police are calling the actions of two young boys from new hampton courageous, after the pickup truck their grandfather was driving crashed, trapping him inside. frederick temple was driving on 104 in alexandria with his 5 and 8-year-old grandsons in the back seat. when he went off the road. wmur's suzanne roantree tells us with a they did next to get help. reporter: it was just after
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man living not too far from the crash scene found those two boys standing at his front door. 64-year-old frederick temple was heading east on route 104 with his two young grandsons, ages 8 and 5 in the back seat, they're not why why he lost control of the truck. his car rested some 25 yards into the woods after hitting numerous trees and rocks. seeing that their grandfather was hurt and unable to get out of the car, the two boys managed to escape the wreck and went to look for help. ray and his son justin were watching the patriots game with they saw two young boys outside. >> i went out there and his face was bloody, and his hands had blood, and they said my pop, you gotta help him, his head is bleeding and he needs help. reporter: calling 911, ray and his son followed the boys to where the grandfather was trapped. >> he was able to communicate
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asked was how is my grand sons. reporter: they brought the two boys away from the car as rescue crews arrived to get frederick free from the mangled wreck. >> the children were shaken up, but nay responded in the appropriate manner and got help on scene as fast as they could, which was very good given the circumstances. reporter: ray believes the boys' courageous trek through the woods and over a creek likely saved their grandfather's life. >> he was bleeding profusely from the head, his legs were stuck, he couldn't move at all. and those kids, they were little, you know, they did a great job, and i really believe they saved his life. reporter: temple has been hospitalized with serious injuries. his two grandsons were a little bumped and bruised, did make it out okay and went home with their parents. suzanne roantree, wmur news 9.
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let's check on traffic. >> hi, josh and jean, a lot of people on vacation the this week so we are seeing lighter volume than normal, so it's a pretty good ride, but there are some trouble spots. coming up on 39 from the massachusetts border, a good ride, slight slowdowns through windham. there's an accident on 102 in londonderry by the londonderry flea market at the intersection of avery road, and this was a two-car accident including an overturned vehicle with injuries, so you'll have slowdown there's on route 102 in londonderry, avoid that area if you can. 293 is not doing badly around manchester. and it's a good ride up to the bow junction with very slight delays as you make your way through concord. on 101 some slight delays as well, lighter than normal through the bedford stretch. the everett turnpike northbound minor delays as you're approaching the bedford tolls. 101 is a stress-free ride to and from the seacoast.
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i'm peggy james. jean: there is good news for crews battling a wildfire in southern california, the new concern now that they're getting the flames under control. josh: and people across the country are trying to figure out how to clean up from the deadly floods and tornadoes, and that same system will bring snow to new england. >> we'll be checking the radar to show you where that storm is now and the timeline for when the snow moves in next. jean: health care is one of the top issues in the presidential race. we look at the role the affordable care act will play in the election. josh: then this woman is accused of committing two robberies in less than one hour, we'll tell
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josh: a grand jury in cleveland has decided not indict two oh police officers in the deadly shooting of 12-year-old tamir rice. the prosecutor said today that the evidence shows that the officers had reason to fear for their lives. rice was shot and killed just seconds after officers arrived at a cleveland playground in november of last year. the jury determined that the bee-bee gun that rice had looked real to the police officers. >> simply put, given this
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mistakes and miscommunications by all involved that day, the evidence did not indicate criminal conduct by police. josh: in a statement the rice family said it is saddened but not surprised and is calling on the department of justice to investigate. jean: now that a wildfire in southern california is nearing containment, there's a new concern, mudslides. the fire started friday night near ventura when high winds caused power lines to arc. it's burned more than 1200 acres, it's 75% contained tonight, so containment, full containment is expected tomorrow. but without any vegetation to hold the soil together, a sudden downpour could wash debris across railroad tracks and a major highway. in the united kingdom, troops are being deployed to help deal with serious flooding there. some areas received a month's worth of rain in just one day. hundreds of residents have been evacuated from their homes and more than 8,000 people did not have electricity this past weekend.
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david cameron visited some of those flooded areas. and parts of the u.s. are under a state of emergency after deadly storms here, tornadoes flooding and snow is causing damage across the south. and a series of deadly tornadoes tore across texas this weekend. reporter: a survey of the devastation from the air monday. >> some of these houses are barely recognizable, it's a pile of match sticks. reporter: as residents on the ground try to pick up the pieces, salvaging what they can from piles of rubble, from houses with no walls or roofs. these homes recently completed, now reduced to scrap. >> it's a tornado! reporter: this after a string of tornadoes lasted through a 40-mile swath of texas this weekend with winds of up to 180 miles per hour. police saying at least 11 were killed. the twister descending onto
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their lives. >> it's crossing the highway right there. reporter: juan rushed to reach his sister's car there, but couldn't save her. >> we tried, we had tons of guys trying to lift up, i watched my sister lay upside down. for hours. reporter: here's the storm that brought those tornadoes seen from space, it also brought snow to new mexico. the governor declaring a state of emergency. in the midwest, historically heavy downpours producing flash flooding over the weekend, killing at least 15. in missouri, floodwaters engulfed homes. swept away r.v.'s and shut down major highways. >> this is the worst anybody has seen it here. reporter: in texas today authorities are surveying the damage from twisters, the worst here in 20 years. some 70 million americans are under winter alerts across the
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>> let's get right into it here with all the details, the latest data of what will be happening over the next 24 hours. it will be more eventful than what we've been seeing so far. there's your current temperatures, it's in the teens right now in northern new hampshire, 20's elsewhere. so the cold air is in place, we're setting the stage for precipitation to fall as snow. clouds have been taking over the last hour or two, and that's of course in advance of the system that's headed in our direction. a winter storm warning in effect for the northern half of the state and in the southern part of new hampshire, it's a winter weather advisory that's in effect. that simply means maybe a little less snow in southern new hampshire than northern new hampshire, but we're all going to be dealing with shovels and snowblowers and plows and things like that. there will be enough for that everywhere. so the clouds moving in and then we take a look at the precipitation moving in this direction, not that impressive just yet. can you see it starts as snow, but quickly changes over. as it moves closer to us, the
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atmosphere continue to push it into snow instead of rain for a while. but eventually warmer air will move in at upper levels of the atmosphere first and then at ground level in the southern part of the state and that will change things over through the day tomorrow, especially in the southern maybe half or two-thirds of the state. we'll show you that. here's the system that's heading in our direction, and as it gets up into the midwest here during the evening hours and overnight tonight, it spawns a new storm just off shore here. and that's what continues to bring cold air into the region, keeping it as snow, a little bit longer, enough for us to see some accumulation. here comes the snow, moving in after 2:00 a.m. so you get through midnight at least when we're dry. but then one two, three o'clock in the morning you'll see the snow break out, it will come down pretty heavy in the predawn hours and the morning commute as well. here we are at 5:00 and it's
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rain-snow line or ice-snow line attempting to push in. it flirts with us in southern new hampshire during the first few hours of the morning commute. by the time we get to 7:00 or 8:00 we're starting to notice ice mixing in and that will be in the form of either freezing rain or more likely sleet for a while. by 10:00 that line has moved up almost to the lakes region at least through concord and toward the sea cost and continues to push through. that starts to cut off accumulation, and rain starting to mix in in the southern part of the state as well, first at the sea cost and pushing inland through the day as well. so in the afternoon, it will mostly just be snow up north and everywhere else a mixture of wintery mix type of situation, sleet, freezing rain and eventually some rain, things clearing out by the time we get into wednesday and thursday, as you can see here. so of course how much snow will fall out of this, here's the latest estimates, not a lot of change from what we've been telling you the last couple days. highest amounts will be the the north country and down through the mount washington valley, almost down to the lakes region.
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even three to six inches in the southern part of the state where that will be the lowest amount, so we're definitely dealing with plowable snow amounts here. things warming up a little bit just in time for new year's eve. jean: thanks, josh. new safety concerns about children and pill bottles. josh: we'll tell you what kind of child resistant pill boxes you need to look out for. reporter: quite a close call for a family in claremont, a car comes almost through the front
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josh: welcome back. today state officials in new hampshire mailed out the first medical marijuana patient cards. they have approved about 40 patients so far. no dispensaries are open, but that is expected to change within the next few months. the cards allow qualifying patients or their designated care givers to legally buy up to dispensaries. jean: medicine bottles typically come from the pharmacy with child proof caps, but pill boxes and organizers some people use don't provide that protection. more than 64,000 children under the age of 5 went to the emergency room for medicine poisoning in 2012. in some cases they took pills from an organizer that belonged
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>> we use them for storage of toys or small trinkets or for arts and crafts. then when they see that, they're curious and they put things in our mouth. reporter: since pill organizers are designed to be easily opened by adults, it only takes a few second for a small child to open them as well. josh: a mother and daughter accused of pull off a hoax on christmas eve, we'll tell you how much money they allegedly cost investigators in massachusetts. jean: a traveler at atlanta international airport got a big surprise this weekend, the prize he won for being the
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>> it's later than normal, but our first statewide winter system is headed this way. >> open the door, there's a car on the front porch. josh: two teenagers are the the hospital after the car they were in crashed into a claremont home, but it wasn't the noise that woke up the homeowners. jean: a mother and daughter accused of making a hoax 911 call about a baby being thrown to the merrimack river. they go before a judge, the
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josh: and six years after it became law, the affordable care act is still a big topic for presidential candidates. but there's another health issue that may be important to voters. josh: e are on the storm watch tonight. snow is on the way to new hampshire. the state announcing that it will open the emergency operations center tomorrow morning. welcome back, i'm josh mcelveen. jean: i'm jean mackin. meteorologist josh judge is here to tell us how much snow we'll be getting. >> you might have thought we were going to make it out of 2015 without any snow, but no sir, we've got it on the way, moving in late tonight during the overnight hours into tomorrow morning. so plan on tomorrow morning being a rough commute. a winter storm warning in effect for the northern half of the state, that's the pink, and the brew color you see there a winter weather advisory issued by the national weather service. a broad look at the circulating system that's headed in our
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secondary low pressure system just over the ocean, and that will move in during the overnight hours, you can see the clouds already in advance of that system taking over our skies, and the temperatures are already in perfect position to produce snow instead of rain like we've been seeing so many times in the weeks prior. so the temperatures will stay cold tonight, many of us getting into the single digits up north and teens everywhere else. here's a look at what to expect in terms of amounts, changing over during the morning and midday hours tomorrow from snow over to sleet and freezing rain, and eventually some rain. so we'll show you the timeline for that, and coming up a timeline of the temperatures to expect as that's happening. jean: police say two teens are in the hospital with serious injuries tonight, after the car they were in crashed into a home. that crash happened on maple avenue in claremont, around 2:30 this morning, as amy coveno explains, police say the teens had been speeding through town, just minutes earlier.
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landed, it's been towed away now. police say it was going very fast and two different police officers tried to pull over it but lost sight of the car, it was going that fast. the aftermath is terrifying, an older model nissan, no airbags according to witnesses, crumbled like a tin can at maple and claremont. grant says his family slept right through it. >> a little taken aback, it's shocking that we didn't hear something like that. the dog barking, that's what woke us up and told us something was wrong. that's the only time she ever barks. reporter: the crash jolted jim awake. >> i was sound asleep, and i'm a couple blocks from here, and it was 2:30 this morning and i was crash. >> there was no active pursuit. by the time the officers got turned around on the vehicle to try to catch up to it, it was already out of sight. reporter: the first officer was
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him, according to the chief. then a second patrol car spotted the nissan the the industrial area near maple avenue, but the car crashed before he could close the distance. >> as he continued on his way he noticed out of his periphery that there was a vehicle into a house, he stopped and came back and saw that that was the vehicle that had gone by him. reporter: state police brought in the accident reconstruction team early this morning, claremont police calling this a joint effort. the driver and passenger are 18 and 19 years old and have a history with local police. both were transferred to dartmouth hitchcock medical center with serious injuries. >> i hope they're okay. reporter: maple avenue in claremont back open before 7:00 this morning, the investigation is ongoing. in claremont, amy coveno, wmur news 9. josh: a mother and daughter are cuesed of calling in a hoax to police on christmas eve. and today they were in court. the women had allegedly told police that they saw a man throw a baby off a bridge into the merrimack river in haverhill,
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authorities spent hours searching the cold waters, and the prosecutor says that this hoax cost $50,000. 42-year-old holly fowler and her daughter christine fowler now charged with making a false 911 investigation. >> speaking with the police, there may be mental health them. josh: as a result the judge has requested that a psychiatrist go mother. jean: new details now on a missing woman from dover, 28-year-old jennifer santos was last seen wednesday. she's described as 5-foot 6 with brown hair and brown eyes. police located santos' car, but she is still missing. police say she does have a history of disappearing for several days at a time and that there is an arrest warrant for her out of newmarket. if you have any information about where she could be, you are asked to call police. a dartmouth college swimmer
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florida this weekend. 21-year-old kate ramsden swam for dartmouth as a freshman and sophomore, the sheriff's department says he was trying to complete four laps under water when he died. lifeguards tried to revive him but were unsuccessful. it's hoped an autopsy will reveal exactly how ramsden died. josh: back to commitment 2016, we continue our eight issues in eight weeks series with how health care is factoring into the presidential campaign. this is the third year that people can enroll for insurance through the affordable care act. but as nikole killion explains from washington, it's not the only health care issue that's important to voters. reporter: it's an issue that has polarized politicians and voters alike. ever since the president signed his landmark health care law
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caused controversy from the courts to congress. >> this was not the health care that was promised to americans. >> health care should be a right guaranteed to all. reporter: after dozens of attempts, republicans resurrected legislation to obamacare. >> the bill as amended is passed. reporter: lawmakers also chipped away at portions of it in a massive budget bill, and may use it as a talking point in 2016. >> from a political perspective, obamacare has been the gift that keys on giving for republicans, when ever they've run on it aggressively they ten to do well. reporter: putting democrats on defense. >> you can't go in and tell 12 million people who have insurance because of obamacare, we're taking that away. you can't tell people with cancer who have gotten insurance because of obamacare that they no longer have insurance. reporter: but while the presidential hopefuls may play up the issue on the trail -- >> obamacare has kool-aid little bit as an issue. reporter: kaiser family foundation's c.e.o. says polling
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pressing health concerns. >> we found that the high cost of drugs, this was really a surprise to me, emerged as the number one issue for people as their top priority for the president and the congress. reporter: kaiser says the majority of those surveyed are concerned about the prices of so-called super drugs for chronic illnesses, as well as rising out of pocket costs, especially when it comes to deductibles. josh: the public remains divided over the health care law. according to a kaiser poll, 40% of people favorite while 46% are opposed. even greater numbers in new hampshire in opposition. you can read more about the top issues for the 2016 election on wmur.com by clicking on eight issues eight weeks in the politics tab. jean: thousands of massachusetts workers will get a pay raise this week. next the plan to raise minimum wage and how many people will see the benefit.
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josh: not a great way to start the week on wall street, but not a lot of movement either. dow jones dropping 23 points, s&p 500 down a handful, nasdaq down a little over seven. jean: let's check the gas price averages. josh: hundreds of thousands of workers in massachusetts will get a pay raise on new year's day. jean: starting january 1, the state's minimum wage changes from 9 to $10 an hour, and as part of a plan passed in 2014 it will go up again in january of 2017 to $11 an hour that. would make massachusetts the highest of of any u.s. state, only washington d.c.'s would be higher. josh: atlanta's international airport celebrated a milestone, yesterday it welcomed its 100 millionth passenger of the year, making it the first airport in the world to reach that mark. larry kendrick had no idea that
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lucky traveler, he won a nissan, two tickets and a gift card, but he did miss his flight. there was a 5% increase, in case you're wondering, in passengers this year. jean: in maine more fishermen than usual are out trapping lobsters this time of year. many lobster men who also fish for scallops have not made that switch because conditions are still so good for trapping lobster. scallops may be more expensive or harder to find in year, but those lobster prices are remaining typical, around 8 to $10 per pound. josh: if you use sprint or verizon as your cell phone carrier you have until thursday to claim a refund. can you get money back for unauthorized third party messages, charges were allegedly buried in the bills both carriers have agreed to pay $158 million to customers to settle the claims. current and former subscribers who payed for texts beginning in july of 2010 can file a request
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jean: a new england girl finds a surprise outside her home on christmas. coming up, the much needed gift she received from an anonymous person. josh: in sports what is coach belichick saying about this coin flip decision one day later.
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josh: a historic bridge in pittsburgh, pennsylvania, gone.
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bridge this morning, it was 94 years old. the structure been closed to traffic since october. a local resident won a raffle to push the plunger which ignited 1400 pounds of dynamite, which led to the implosion. a new bridge is scheduled to open by may of 2017. jean: some fishermen in florida got quite a surprise when a shark tried to grab the bait. >> it was going pretty slow. oh, yeah. jean: they were fishing off of jacksonville, florida when a great white grabbed the bait. they knew better than to try to reel in that shark, and eventually it swam away. >> we finally have a winter forecast with some teeth for you, as we head into the next 24 hours. you'll notice a little bit of every type of precipitation in many parts of the state, although northern new hampshire mostly snow, i think, although there could be a little mixing there. temperatures in the teens in northern new hampshire, 20's everywhere else at the moment.
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there, and of course that's just in. that helps it all start as snow during the overnight hours, but that will change as we go through the day tomorrow. we have a winter weather advisory in effect for central and southern new hampshire, and mountains north water. it's a winter storm warning and there's a look at the clouds that have taken over our skies. that's in advance of the precipitation, which has begun moving through parts of pennsylvania and new york, and headed in our direction. but you can see that it does include a little bit of everything here, snow, some mixed precipitation and rain, that's sort of the progression that will go through tomorrow as well. the center of the storm will be transferring its energy to a secondary low pressure center just off the coast as is so typically the case with winter storms around this region. first the timeline in terms of the precipitation type, it moves in between two and five a.m. around the granite state, the farther north you are the later it moves in, but just a few hours behind.
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into the beginning of the morning commute, that snow is coming down heavily and already piling up quickly. several inches accumulating before we see the mixed precipitation areas, the pink moving on in, that would be sleet and freezing rain for a while, because those temperatures stay below the 32-degree mark for a good portion of the storm, but not all everywhere. as we go through the morning hours, the middle and end of the morning commute and into the mid morning hours, this pink mixed precipitation area here will be trying to move into southern new hampshire and moving up toward central new hampshire, parts of the upper valley, so you're going to start seeing that mixing in, and then eventually in southern new hampshire, particularly southeastern new hampshire over toward the coast with with winds coming the off the ocean, it changes over the plain rain. could even pour for a time in the afternoon, near the coast. then tomorrow afternoon the rest of it will be a mixture of rain, freezing rain, sleet and some snow in northern new hampshire, kind of packing down that snow
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then things pretty much just come to an end as you can see there. in terms of accumulations of snow, three to circumstances inches from the seacoast through all of southern new hampshire, head up north water just a little bit into the hillary terrain, 4 to 8-inch eggs. north end of the lakes, you're starting to cross over into higher amounts to this 5 to 10-inch area which could come farther south, we'll have to see how that works out. in terms of the temperatures, as it's snowing tomorrow we're below 32 for a good portion of the morning, but as we get into, as can you see the timeline here, 10:00 tomorrow morning, southern new hampshire getting right around 32, trying to change over, first at the seacoast it could happen. as the temperatures rise and, rain is developing in southern parts of the state, some of it freezing rain farther to the north. once we get past that system, things calm down a bit, especially toward new year's eve. temperatures come up, though, so it won't be too bad of a new
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jean: that's good news. thank you, josh. the timing of this cold weather is perfect for the special new greeter outside the new england aquarium in boston, myrtle the turtle will be welcoming all the visitors during this busy school vacation week. this is a replica of one of the most well-known creatures of the aquarium, this sea turtle lives in the four-story giant ocean tank. pretty impressive. the powerball jackpot is growing after nobody won the $225 million prize on saturday. josh: that means the jackpot will now be at least 3 unmillion. the drewing is on wednesday, it's the highest prize since september and if you're lucky enough to win the cash option, $184 million. jamie: coach belichick standing by his overtime decision to kick the football away to the jets. he said that today in a conference call with the media. he said the direction the patriots kicked was not a
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with captain slater right there. belichick said there was little or no wind on the field. a nice victory at home for the manchester monarchs last night, they took down the adirondack thunder 2-0. the monarchs have one more game in 2015, their annual new year's eve game, always a great crowd for that one, they host the greenville swamp bats. the championship game in the queen city invitational basketball tournament set for tonight at manchester memorial high school, 7:30 tip time. central takes on exeter for the title, they beat memorial last night, so it will be the little green winning for the third straight year, and the 8th time this century, or will it be the exeter blue hawks, winning for the second time. their only queen city title was in 2007. we'll have highlights tonight at 10:00 and 11:00. this afternoon we spent time at u.n.h. hockey practice, a great week for them upcoming, two
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about that at six. josh: you can still always go with tom brady. jean: always. we'll have a talk with coach belichick. coming up, an anonymous donor with a surprise for a rhode island girl on christmas day, the thankful message from her parents. tom: you don't want to go anywhere, we have more coming up at 6:00, granite staters are preparing for that first accumulating snow this winter. what road crews are doing right now before the storm starts. and republican frontrunner donald trump firing back at the union leader tonight, why the papers publisher is saying the candidate's campaign is an
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on a dairy farm. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
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josh: more than 500 people decided to jump into the icy waters in gloucester, all to support a very good cause. the third annual plunge for pete took place at good harbor beach on sunday. this is an event hosted by pete frates, the former b.c. baseball player diagnosed with a.l.s. he was also tin conspiraciation behind the ice bucket challenge. this year his personal ice bucket challenge helped raise $115 not fight that disease. jean: amazing.
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with cerebral palsy received a surprise on christmas from an anonymous person. jean: the 4-year-old and her parents have not been able to find a motorized scooter that fits her need. but on christmas morning the family found a scooter outside their home with a bow and a card from a mystery donor. >> it's like she has her big girl power wheel. the world we live in today, it's nice to see that there are still nice people out there and what the true meaning of christmas is. jean: the family hopes the donor will come forward so they can thank that santa's helper for the surprise. josh: if they don't, nice work
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>> now at 6:00 our first significant winter weather system of the season, a look at how much to expect and who will see ice and rain. tom: road crew as cross the state say they are road for the
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tomorrow morning's commute moving. >> joe mcquade, he's a real low life. >> donald trump is firing back after a union leader editorial calls him a grownup bully. >> donald trump has no business running for president of the united states tom: and police are investigating a three-car crash in manchester, one witness describes nearly getting hit by one of the vehicles. tom: at 6:00 we do begin tonight on the storm watch. trucks are loaded up with salt, ready to roll when the first flakes of the season fly. plus the state is ready to open the emergency operations center in the morning as well. good evening, everyone, i'm tom griffith. jean: i'm jean mackin. the snow will start falling overnight, but the crucial impact will be on the morning commute.
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