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wakefield. one person is dead involving -- in a crash involving several secret service agents. a standoff in hooksett lasted four hours last night. kevin: a slick start to the day with lingering clouds. a look at the beginning of 2016 ahead. sean: another republican has ended his bid for the white house. candidates on both sides of the aisle meet with voters here in new hampshire. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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sean: much quieter out there this morning. thanks for waking up with us. the last wednesday of 2015. this morning, it is cold out there. kevin: temperatures have not moved that much from the readings we had yesterday when the precipitation was coming down. we start off with a lot of places in the 20' s. assuming you see any moisture on the roads, those secondary roads, the untreated surfaces, the driveway, sidewalks, those places are going to be slick. up north, very light, fluffy snow came down. a lot of lingering clouds out there. upper 20' s to mid-30' s out there. we will take a look at your morning drive. we' re joined alive by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning, kevin.
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they are treating the roads due to icy spots on bridges, overpasses, secondary roads. we are seeing slowing through hawking 10 -- hopkinton. we are seeing slowing in hooksett, manchester, and heavy delays in the derry stretch. commuting into massachusetts, 93 south is heavy and congested in andover and woburn. this report is being brought to you by peter' s honda, nissan, and kia of nashua. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: we do stuck with a developing story out of wakefield, where one person is dead after a crash that involved four on duty secret service agents. they were driving south on route 16 at 7:00 last night when
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centerline and crashed head-on. amy coveno joins us live in wakefield. good morning. amy: good morning. wakefield police issued the press release at 1:44 this morning, deferring all questions about the secret service agents to their office. we are waiting to hear back from them. six people were injured in this collision just after 7:00 last night. a mercury sable headed the centerline. the driver, bruce danforth, 45 years old, was killed. crash. two passengers in the mercury sable were hurt. the four on duty secret service agents in the southbound ford taurus were taken to frisbie memorial initially. certainly, lots of questions
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secret service agents were assigned to in this part of the state. it is of note that hillary clinton had campaign events in the state yesterday. she does get secret service protection, that would is not confirmed whether these on duty agents were assigned to her campaign. that is the latest from wakefield. sean: thank you, amy. three people are dead and four are hurt after a tractor-trailer truck and an suv crashed head-on in killing 10 -- killington, vermont last night. police described the scene as traumatic and say it appears that one of the vehicles crossed the centerline on a snowy road. fire destroyed a home in raymond last night, forcing three people into the cold.
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before 10:00. he tried to put the fire out with an extinguisher, but the flames spread quickly. no one was hurt, but two cats family. >> police, the manchester police department! come out with your hands up! charges after causing a standoff with police in hooksett. brandon griffin assaulted his girlfriend at the firebird motel, but refused to come outside when police arrived. police removed him after several hours. he was not hurt and being held on bail. a panel of judges will review the sentence for roland dow, the plaistow man accused of torturing his girlfriend'
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he is serving a in some spots. crews have been clearing and treating the roads. minutes to scrape the ice of your car if you did not do it last night. the weather is causing deadly problems across the central part of the country. the national guard has been called out in missouri and several rivers are at flood stage. megan: along the rising rivers, an army of volunteers armed with sandbags are fighting a tough foe.
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in union, a mcdonald' s nearly submerged. a gas station underwater. rising rivers causing a sewage treatment plant to exceed capacity. many rivers have not crested yet. water is touching the steel on route 66 bridge. the missouri governor is calling in the national guard. >> we are dealing with an incredible amount of water coming at you. you are talking about almost 10 more vertical feet of water. megan: flooding is being blamed for 18 deaths in the region. snowstorms are also proving deadly. in new york, this crash on slick roads killed a 22-year-old driver. wide-out conditions from the northeast to the midwest made travel nearly impossible. by road or by air. hare
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stranded. >> just trying to get home. megan: today could be the fourth holiday travelers. yesterday, more than 1000 flights were canceled. sean: the republican field in shrinking again. former new york governor george pataki has dropped out. >> tonight is the end of my journey for the white house, as i' m confident we can elect the right person. someone who can bring us together and someone who understands that the president must be the people' s servant. sean: he made the announcement during a tv ad on nbc last night. he said that we need to elect a president who can defeat isis. 12 candidates are still running for the republican nomination.
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governor john kasich. he pointed to a record of economic success as governor and as the architect of a balanced national budget well in congress. he said he understands frustration with the big money in politics. >> the special interests don' t matter to me. they can have an opinion, i respect them, but they don' t only what to do. people give me money, god bless them, but your hiring me as the ceo and my job is to go fix problems. sean: he has no health 48 town hall meetings in new hampshire. -- now held 48 townhall meetings in new hampshire. hillary clinton spoke at berlin high school last night after holding an event in portsmouth.
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>> i really believe that i' m running to represent all of you. i feel especially strongly, as the mayor said, in making sure that no part of our country is left out or left behind. sean: she will return to new hampshire on sunday. on monday, former president bill clinton will campaign for her in the granite state. still to come, fans of the show "big bang theory" are familiar with the song "soft kitty." the song was stolen. now you have extra time to check out a special exhibit in coming up, we will head to the slopes, where there are a lot of
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this epidemic of gun violence hillary clinton has what it takes to stand up to the republicans and the gun lobby. we need to close the loopholes and support universal background checks. how many people have to die before we before we come together as a nation? i'm hillary clinton and i approve
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kevin: the last two days of 2015, and we are easily going to be the warmest december on record. a lot of lingering clouds and a lot of lingering slick spots early this morning. a look ahead to how we begin 2016 in just a bit. sean: two women from new hampshire are suing cbs because of a song in "the big bang theory." according to the lawsuit, the show used lyrics written by edith newlin, who wrote a poem called "soft kitty" written in the 1930' s. her daughters are suing, saying cbs failed to pay her, and passed the song off as their own. the dinosaurs are sticking
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the exhibit was scheduled to close on january 17, but has been so popular that it will be open seven days per week through the end of january. the exhibition includes robotic dinosaurs and hands-on exhibits. these things are very lifelike. neat stuff. coming up, many of us need a cup of coffee to get going in the morning. researchers say you might want to have another cup before you head to the gym. a rescue mission is underway in china.
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sean: rescue crews in china are working on plans to rescue eight
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they have been trapped for five days. they were spotted yesterday on infrared cameras. they are said to be hungry, but otherwise fine. the force of that mine collapse was so strong that it registered as a 4.0-magnitude earthquake. macy' s is recalling more than 120,000 martha stewart frying pans because rivet covers could pop off and fly across the room. the recall includes eight and ten-inch pans. you can get credit if you return them to macy' s. it has been a record-setting year for the movies. ticket sales have topped $11 billion in the u.s. and canada and still climbing. that is thanks to several major blockbusters, including "fifty shades of grey," "furious 7," "jurassic world," and, of course, "star wars: the force awakens." kevin has seen all of those, right? the previous record was set back
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no? are you looking for a little extra pep in your step for your workout? try a little extra coffee. researchers have found that drinking coffee can enhance your endurance. they say it appears that it can help for running and cycling. some of those cardio activities. apparently, a little bit of coffee hopes you out. drink coffee, it peps you up. right? kevin: i try. some mornings are easier than others. sean: it comes naturally for you. you don' t need the caffeine. [laughter] sean: we had some snow yesterday. kevin: yes, we did. thanks for the segway. [laughter] -- segue. thanks. [laughter] kevin: we have four inches of snow around concord. six inches of snow around
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stratford, just over six inches of snow. a nice bit of snow for ski country. some spots, upwards of eight inches of accumulation there. the thickest of the cloud cover moves to our east later this morning and sets up one or two sunny breaks into the afternoon. for southern areas of the state, especially after this lead, a chance to get above freezing this afternoon. you will notice back to our west skies. control. that leaves us with a couple of fairly weak systems to track over the next few days. mid-20' s in southern spots. upper 20' s to the west. west. tomorrow may be our last day
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the colder air arrives on sunday night and into monday. high temperatures today, low and mid 30' s for most. there are a couple of areas reporting a little bit of drizzle around in southern parts of the state with a mostly cloudy sky into the afternoon. you can see that futurecast paints little hope for abundant sunshine this afternoon. there could be slick spots later on this evening and through the overnight hours as temperatures go back below freezing. tomorrow, any clouds early give way to partial sunshine. that will be at going forward. the one exception to that looks to be on sunday. from the northwest. there will be a push of arctic air that could mean highs in the low and mid 20'
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we continue to climb the ladder a little bit today as we get back into the low and mid 30' s. we slipped back into the 30' s. we continue to see if front slide in. there could be a brief squall on sunday. no big storms anywhere in the forecast over the next seven days. sean: i did some sledding last night. had a blast. let' s check our top stories. amy: good morning. we are live in wakefield, where a head-on collision last night injured six people and killed a local man. four on-duty secret service agents were injured in the crash. the northbound vehicle, driven by 45-year-old bruce danforth, crossed the centerline. sean: three people lost everything when fire destroyed their home in raymond last
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the flames spread to quickly. two cats did die in the fire. a manchester man is causing -- behind bars after causing a night. late last night. very excited on christmas morning, but not because of
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders,
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sean: take a look as a little boy tastes bacon for the very first time. >> bacon! bacon! bacon! [laughter] sean: taking it all in.
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safe to say this was probably one of his favorite christmas presents. today is national bacon day. sean: what is eerie is that you react pretty much the same way. kevin: and it is not just about bacon. [laughter] sean: a man from michigan got this instant lottery ticket from his kids for christmas. five dollars scratch or is worth $300,000. kevin: he plans to use the money to help his family and send his kids somewhere nice for spring break. sean: it would make me so nervous to hold that thing at that point. close call at boston' s local -- logan airport after a plane nearly collides with a drone. the bruins put on an impressive
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this epidemic of gun violence knows no boundaries. hillary clinton has what it takes to stand up to the republicans and the gun lobby. we need to close the loopholes and support universal background checks. how many people have to die before we actually act... before we come together as a nation? i'm hillary clinton and i approve
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>> no one covers new hampshire now, wmur news 9 daybreak. everybody. it is wednesday, december 30. a live look at meredith. it is 21 degrees. a cold start to the morning. kevin will talk the weather in a moment. we are following a developing story out of wakefield. police are following a deadly crash on route 16. it involved on-duty secret service agents. a man was taken into custody after he charged at a trooper and police officer after crashing his car. police are cleaning up after the
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dropped half a foot of snow on some areas. i spent some time with my slow blower -- snowblower yesterday. i did not get it ready. kevin: some slick spots out there. there have been a couple of snow showers in a few spots this morning. plenty of clouds giving way to sunny breaks. bear that in mind. factor in extra time. upper 20' s to 30' s this afternoon. s resolution. so much. kevin: you can put that off for [laughter] kevin: we' wzid' good morning. deb: good morning.
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crews are taking care of the icy spots. we are seeing delays in some spots. 93 is a tough ride on the southbound side north of the plymouth. and then in hooksett, manchester, and derry. very congested in andover. this report is being brought to you by peter honda, nissan, and kia of nashua. i' m deb davidson. sean: now back to that developing story out of wakefield. police are investigating a deadly crash involving the secret service. the accident happened around 7:30 last night on route 16. four secret service agents were
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head-on with another vehicle. amy coveno has the latest. amy: good morning. wakefield police issued a press release this morning, differing all questions about the on-duty secret service agents to that agency. we are waiting to hear back from them. police confirmed that six people were injured in this head-on collision. a mercury sable headed north on route 16 crossed the centerline. years old, was killed. this accident. the four on-duty secret service agents in the southbound ford taurus were taken to frisbie memorial initially. no word on their conditions this morning. questions as to what four secret service agents were doing in this part of the state.
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the state yesterday. she did arrive an hour and a conditions, but we have not confirmed that they were assigned to her campaign. we are live in wakefield. sean: thanks. people across the state are digging out after yesterday' s storm dropped more than half a foot of snow in some areas. here is a live look at plymouth. this community and those north of it so the most of the storm. that made for treacherous driving conditions out there. the roads could still be slick, as dead -- deb talked about. police have already dealt with 250 spinouts and crashes, statewide. the fresh snow is a welcome sight for new hampshire' s ski resorts.
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after a slow start to the season, employees that pat' s p korg allowed -- peak were glad to see more folks out. >> we were skiing four trails two days ago and today we will be skiing 12. >> we were so happy to be able to get out on our vacation this year. we have made 4-5 runs for the night skiing. the conditions are better than we thought they would be. sean: ski resorts will be able to really rev up the snow guns. a massachusetts man is accused of pulling a gun on a snow plow during a road rage incident. 51-year-old michael mccullom was trying to turn onto a street yesterday morning when he merely crashed into a -- nearly crashed into a snowplow.
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at one point, police say he threatens the driver with an unloaded gun. both men are now facing assault and battery charges. the unseasonably warm december is delaying the opening of the ice castle in lincoln. a utah-based company was hoping to have the castle open by the beginning of january, but that has been pushed back until february. the company will be in touch with those who have purchased tickets for dates in the coming weeks. i massachusetts man was taken into custody after he charged a trooper and an officer. police received two separate reports of disturbances in berlin. a driver was not at the scene of a crash. soon after, troopers heard a man screaming on dalton road.
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26-year-old paxton kursinski confronted them and charged at them. he was involved in both disturbances and the crash. he was taken to the hospital treated for injuries. charges are pending. a man wanted in maine has been captured for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine. 41-year-old john regan was with his three young children when he was arrested yesterday. his girlfriend, 28-year-old jennifer boudle, is also charged with manufacturing meth. the charges were filed after officers searched their camper in wells, maine last month. manchester police are trying to track down a para of robbers who held up the 7-eleven on webster street tomorrow afternoon -- yesterday afternoon. no one was hurt. coming up, twitter has announced a new policy regarding user accounts.
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ban users who post violent or hateful messages. an interesting way to get a new puppy. we will to you about a couple that paid to have their puppy cloned from their late dog. kevin: we will have all the details on any approaching
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kevin: kevin:wednesday morning, december 30. we start off the clouds. a lot of clouds otherwise. afternoon. we will look down the road to the beginning of 2016 coming up. sean: the faa and massachusetts state police are investigating a close call over the skies of boston. on christmas day, a drone flew dangerously close to a packed air canada flight landing at logan airport. drones are restricted from flying within five miles of an airport, but this one was two miles out. >> think about that this is not just a toy.
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could endanger other people' s lives. sean: the drone was about 100 feet below the plane. the flight did land safely. the fbi has joined an investigation into a deadly plane crash in alaska. the plane hit two buildings, one of which houses the attorney general in anchorage. pilot was killed, no one on the ground was hurt. officials do not believe it was terrorist-related. twitter users have new rules to follow. the social media giant will suspend or ban issues who issue violent threats -- users who issue violent threats or promote harm toward others on the basis of race, religion, or other factors. twitter and other social media sites have come under increasing pressure from those who say
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social media to recruit members agendas. a man is speaking out after a mudslide buried him alive. long as you are not looking down. sean: he was inside his home after a wall of mud collapsed into his home off a hill slide -- hillside. he ended up being pinned underneath the car in his garage while the mud piled up on top of him. >> i did not have time to close my eyes. i was encased from my head to my knees. i was face down. i had one arm above my head. sean: how scary is that? he was able to move his feet, so he started digging, desperate to search for air. he broke into an air pocket and yelled for help for two hours. he walked away with just a few bumps and bruises and a story to tell. a british couple has succeeded
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that passed away. they paid $100,000 to a south korean biotech firm that offers puppy cloning. the couple says they know the procedure is controversial, but they are elated to keep the alive. in commitment 2016, we continue is factoring into the campaign. this is the third year people can enroll for insurance through the affordable care act. but it is not the only health care issue important to voters. >> it' s all got ago. polarized voters and politicians. [applause] kevin: ever since the president
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the president signed his health care bill, it has caused controversy. >> health care should be a right guaranteed to all. nikole: after dozens of attempts, republicans rep -- resurrected a bill to repeal obama care. lawmakers also chipped away at portions of it in a budget bill and may use it as a talking point in 2016. >> it has been the gift that keeps on giving for republicans. whenever they run on it aggressively, they tend to do fairly well. >> you can' t go in and tell 12 million people who have away. t tell people with cancer, who have gotten insurance. hopefuls may play up the issue on the trail. the issue. nikole: the kaiser family foundation says that the public
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>> we have found that the high cost of drugs emerged as the number one issue for people, as their top priority for the president and the congress. nikole: kaiser says the majority of those surveyed are concerned about the prices of superdrug' s for chronic illnesses and rising out-of-pocket costs. in washington, nikole killion reporting. sean: the public remains divided over the health care law. 41% of people favorite. 46% are opposed. you can read more about the top issues on wmur.com. in sports, the boston bruins hosted the ottawa senators last night. the bruins are trying to snap a three-game losing streak. a weird bounce off the boards and jimmy hayes was there to
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later in the first, a great centering pass, patrice bergeron did his magic up front. the bruins had a great game. they went on to win 7-3. next up, the outdoor winter classic at gillette stadium this friday. it is all over for chip kelly in philadelphia. the head coach of the eagles was fired after three seasons. he put his neck on the line in the off-season with big trades and getting rid of popular players. he also made a big free-agent signing in running back demarco murray, but never found a useful way to use them. kelly says he wants to stay in the nfl. the browns and titans are potential spots where he could land. check out this video from the tampa bay lightning on monday night. this is longtime hudson and nashua resident claire -- sister
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for almost 35 years, her mission has been working on behalf of abused children in florida and helping them get adopted. the lightning made them her hero -- made her their hero of the game. >> now, your stormwatch 9 forecast. sean: the snow has passed, but the cold temperatures are lingering. kevin: we are going to be below freezing through lunchtime in a lot of locations. into the afternoon, a lot of lingering clouds across the area. three inches in northern parts of manchester to 3.7 at the airport. going from 5-7 inches through several central parts of the states. there might be a stray shower around this morning, just adding
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fair skies going forward through the weekend with a front eventually approaching on sunday. here is a look at the satellite picture. the thickest of the cloud cover poles to our east. you will notice that there are a lot more clouds back to our west. we could have patchy drizzle. with temperatures below freezing, there could be issues overnight tonight and tomorrow morning across the area. the farther north you go, it is going to be a slow climb for a lot of folks today. light wind and more clouds then sunshine. a few breaks are certainly possible.
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activity. temperatures could lead to trickier highways out there overnight. tomorrow stray clouds. a front may try to arrive on sunday. there could be a couple of scattered snow showers possible. maybe even a brief squall up north. behind that, probably some of the coldest air this season. highs today -- highs by then will be in the teens and 20' s on monday. we are starting to open the door to more cold air coming out of canada. this is not a huge trend. there is not much in the cards over the next seven days. light wind, mostly cloudy skies this morning. the risk of a shower. clouds may try to break apart this afternoon.
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otherwise. s up north. extended forecast shows temperatures either side of 40 tomorrow. then we are showing temperatures through the 30' weekend. we have a leading edge of colder first half of next week. we will be storm-free through next wednesday. we just have that front coming through sunday and some slick spots later tonight. we are likely going to be the warmest december on record. if you look back at the other nine warmest december' s, almost all the other years are below normal for snowfall. i guess you just take away december because it has been so mild. sean: not a big surprise. people were wearing shorts a week ago. people in rhode island were treated to a special site -- a
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the harbormaster says the whale splashed around for about 45 minutes. humpback whales are not supposed to be lingering around new england this time of year. they usually migrate to warmer climates once the temperatures drop. pretty cool to watch. a man in colorado has been spending time on street corners. he is handing out cash to anyone who flashes him a smile. he pays people one dollar each to put on a happy face. he says he got a little extra money for christmas and thought it would be fun to share the wealth in a unique way. right now, it is 6:52. still to come, a final check of top stories, including a
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sean: four secret service agents were involved in a head-on crash in weight field last night.
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amy: this crash happened at around 7:00 on route 16. the secret service agents were in the southbound lane. a car in the northbound lane driven by a local man, bruce danforth, crossed the centerline and ran into that for taurus head-on. sean: two women from new hampshire are suing cbs over a song in the hit show "big bang theory." song includes lyrics written by edith newlin in the 1930' her daughters are suing the network. three people are homeless after a fire destroyed their house. two cats died in the fire. a manchester manis waking up behind bars after his -- man is waking up behind bars after he standoff last night.
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highways left over from the snow and sleet we had yesterday. temperatures are below freezing this morning. we have had a couple of light showers passing through. maybe a little bit more patchy, freezing drizzle later on this evening. dry skies will ring in the new year. sean: it was a messy mix. coming up next, the texas teen known as the affluenza kid is heading back to texas after fleeing to mexico. they will have the details of
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have a great d cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders,
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