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announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 5:00. jean: we begin with developing news in dover right now were many people are without power. a crash on back road knocked down a utility pole. josh: that took out power to parts of southeast over. it could take a few more hours. the driver of the vehicle has been arrested. a calm start to the new year after a record-breaking end to 2015, but things are about to get very, very cold. i' m josh mcelveen. jean: i' m jean mackin. conditions today were practically perfect for outdoor holiday activities, but you' ll want to put on an extra layer before heading back to work next week. let' s start tonight with chief meteorologist mike haddad. happy new year. mike: happy new year to both of you. temperatures still running above the average today.
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you know the story about the warmth we had. the lower 60' s on christmas day. while all those numbers put together, it goes right up to number one. 37.7 was the average temperature in december, shattering the old temperature set in 1891. temperatures still running about five to six degrees above average. there are some snow showers coming in for this evening and another round as we go into sunday of this weekend. the second one will usher in the coldest air of the season so far. if you are traveling out and about, you may encounter some snow-covered roads in the north country and there could be a brief snow showers in some area roadways in southern parts of the state through mid to late evening. after that, a bright start to the weekend tomorrow. what about the coldest air of the season moving in by sunday night? we will look at that straight ahead.
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s mcintyre ski area has pushed back its ski lessons by a week. it had hoped to open by the end of the week, but announced today that conditions still aren' t right. it has set a tentative opening date on january 8. josh: the cold weather delays also have people worried about ice conditions. wmur' s suzanne roantree talked to people in the lakes region who are starting to wonder about events like the ice fishing derby. suzanee: winter outdoor enthusiasts are being warned about thin ice conditions out on new hampshire' s lakes. because of the record warm temperatures in december, the larger bodies of water like lake winnipesaukee still are open. organizers of the fishing derby that attracts hundreds of ice fishermen each year say they are remaining hopeful that the lake will freeze in time for the february event. fish and game officials say to safely go out onto the ice there needs to be anywhere from four to six inches of solid ice on the lakes. while we will be getting a string of below-freezing nights next week, officials say it will
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m hoping, hopefully in the next i want to say three weeks, it would be nice. we have the pond hockey classic coming up in the beginning of february. it' s the biggest one in the country, i guess. and then, the ice fishing derby is right after it so we kind of need it. suzanne: fish and game officials say the conditions out on the lakes in new hampshire right now go out there. if you do have to venture out, use extreme caution. in meredith, suzanne roantree, wmur news 9. jean: the historic floods that have devastated much of the midwest are starting to recede in some areas, but the missisippi river in southern t crested yet. abc' s elizabeth hur is in st. louis tonight. elizabeth: with hundreds of roadways flooded and closed, like the one you see behind me here, authorities say it was all about prioritizing and their goal was to first target those major highways. back open in missouri. a welcome sight for residents. >> it'
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elizabeth: including the millers, calling flooding this severe a first. not in our lifetime. >> flash flood. the 141 corridor usually floods s usually opened in a few hours. but this has been like this like what? three or four days now so it' s mind boggling. >> we were relieved right when it peaked. this video of his flooded neighborhood and these pictures of his home saved by the sandbags. he was one of hundreds in the suburbs of st. louis told to evacuate. home with authorities warning the danger isn' t over yet. this flooding was historic for the meramec river, cresting in valley park four feet above the record set back in 1993. the water is starting to recede, but with the clean-up just will remain activated until at least saturday. >> once it started going down, it'
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yet. we still have a lot more to do. elizabeth: indeed, a long road ahead for so many. in fact, in low-lying areas including where we are, authorities say more than 100 roads are still under water. elizabeth hur, abc news, valley park, missouri. josh: more than 100 army national guardsmen are celebrating the new year home with their families. after 11 months of deployment, the men and woman were welcomed home by their loved ones in manchester. as heather hamel explains, some were reunited while others were meeting for the first time. heather: hundreds waited patiently for their loved ones to return, and when they did, there was no shortage of emotion. kids who had missed their dads melted into their arms. husbands and wives hugged and they all said this was definitely the best way to ring in the new year. they gathered with signs. they waited with cameras ready. >> my dad' s coming home. heather: one of the 120 soldiers headed home on this new year' s day. they were deployed in february,
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u.s. army training mission. jamie gagnon saying she held down the fort, but her husband was never far from her mind. >> nervous and exciting. can' t wait for him to be home. heather: and after an hour-long wait, that moment finally came. tears flowing as guardsmen filed into the armory right into the arms of loved ones and even meeting new ones. >> this is my first time meeting her, my niece jade. heather: and this soldier met a new addition, as well, of the four-legged variety. >> she doesn' t really know who i am yet. heather: so, specialist seth eastman will work on that bond as well as reconnecting with his wife brianna. the two married just two months before he was deployed. >> we made the best of it. definitely wasn' t easy though. heather: all proud to serve, but say the separation can wear on anyone. >> when my contract is up, i' ve t decided if i' ll continue, but it' s hard leaving second time. ll focus on the present and enjoy this time with loved ones. in total, 370 soldiers from the
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artillery were deployed. 100 more will return home to new hampshire tomorrow morning. reporting live, heather hamel, wmur news 9. jean: cannot get enough of that video. welcome home. the new year means new laws. here in new hampshire, some of the changes include higher fines for passing school buses or failing to yield to emergency vehicles. first-time drunk driving offenders have a new way to restore their licenses. it requires court approval and an ignition interlock system. in massachusetts, minimum wage has gone up. as of today, it is $10 an hour. next january, it will rise to $11 an hour, making it higher than any other state. and massachusetts' income tax has dropped. not by much -- just .05% -- but every little bit counts. a new state law requires reductions when state revenue growth hits a certain point.
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getting a lot of attention. business owners do have the option to prohibit guns on their property. hawaii has raised its smoking age to 21 and now requires a minimum number of movies in theaters to show captioning for hearing-impaired patrons. washington, d.c. has banned styrofoam containers for food and beverages. and a big change in china. as of today, couples are now allowed to have more than one child. even though it' s considered a landmark change, the law there still restricts families to two children or else they' ll face fines. those fines can run up to five figures. hospitals in china say they' re bracing for a baby boom. josh: today is the official start of the election year. we' re less than 40 days away from new hampshire' s primary, but there are many more dates to keep track of before we' ll know who the next occupant of the white house will be. wmur' s nikole killion breaks it down. mrs. clinton: happy new year, everybody. nikole: pull out that calendar because 2016 is bringing a campaign crunch. after a series of debates in january, it' s time for voting to
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mr. trump: it all starts with iowa. nikole: as always, iowa kicks things off with its caucus scheduled for february 1. >> it' s a signal to the country that you are a serious top-tier candidate and the field will be whittled after iowa. mr. rubio: new hampshire plays such a critical role in selecting the leader of the free world. nikole: the next test comes on february 9 when new hampshire holds the first in the nation primary. >> if iowa nominates someone, they tend to nominate the antidote of that person. nikole: other key february firsts -- south carolina' s first in the south primary and nevada' s caucus giving voice to the west. mr. sanders: las vegas, thank you very much. nikole: moving on to march, it brings us to super tuesday with contests being held in several states. and before you know it, it' ll be july. democrats are holding their convention in philadelphia at the end of that month while republicans have moved theirs up to begin july 18. in washington i' m nikole killion , reporting. josh: candidates have been working hard to introduce themselves to new hampshire
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paying attention? just for fun, we hit the streets and showed folks pictures of the candidates to see if they could match names with the faces. on the democratic side, there' s only three major candidates -- hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o' malley. and when we showed you the pictures without the names, well, here' s what happened. >> ok, that' s bernie. we got hillary. is that rand paul? >> no, no, no, no. that' s -- i actually went to a town hall meeting with him. josh: he must have made an impression. >> that' s hillary clinton. bernie sanders. um, i don' t know this guy. josh: this is certainly an martin o' democratic candidate to clinton and sanders. but coming up at 6:00, we' ll play the name game again, but in the republican field. much bigger with 12 names on the list, the degree of difficulty increases significantly, and this time, we ended up with a movie star in the mix. we will explain.
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coming up on news 9 at 5:00 -- the hotel fire that evacuated holiday crowds in dubai is still smoldering tonight and this is not the first fire of this kind in dubai. josh: we' re learning more about what will be expected of bill cosby' s wife for his upcoming trial. as the comedian sends a tweet to fans. mike: clouds and partial sun along with snow showers for some today. where we' ll see the brightest skies tomorrow, coming up. jean: at 5:30, president obama is weighing new executive actions on firearms. what he has planned for next week. josh: and new hampshire' s legislature returns to the state house next week.
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jean: welcome back. a sad start to the new year in the world of music -- singer natalie cole has died. the 65-year-old grammy winner died last night in los angeles from complications related to ongoing health issues. her family issued a statement saying cole passed away in the same way she lived -- "with dignity, strength, and honor." she was the daughter of singer nat king cole. josh: for the first time since his arrest on criminal charges, comedian bill cosby is speaking out online. and now, his wife will have to testify in court about her husband' s behavior. abc'
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from los angeles. brandi: just days after bill cosby' s arrest on a felony charge of aggravated indecent assault, all eyes are now shifting to his wife of 50 years, camille. a federal judge has ordered her to testify in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven of cosby' s accusers. the couple' s attorneys losing the argument that the cosbys' private conversations were protected under marital privilege. more than 50 women have now come forward, accusing the comedian of sexual assault, drugging or -- many of them appearing in the a&e documentary "cosby: the women speak" produced by abc' s lincoln square productions. >> i knew i had been drugged. no doubt in my mind. >> i don' t know how i ended up in his hotel room. >> i was in a bed -- no clothes. cosby' s in the room in a robe. brandi: cosby has long denied the allegations and sat down with abc news last may. >> i have been in this business for 52 years and i will -- i'
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never seen anything like this. brandi: following his arrest on wednesday he posted on twitter , -- "friends and fans, thank you." only to be blasted with several angry responses. cosby' s attorneys say he remains in good spirits. >> he has confidence in his legal team' s ability to bring about justice for him. brandi: camille cosby has stood by her husband, calling him a kind and generous man in a statement last year. her deposition has been scheduled for next week. the comedian is back in criminal court the following week. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. jean: munich, germany says the threat of a terror attack is no longer imminent, but that the general threat across europe is still high. the city evacuated train stations during last night' s new year' s eve celebration after getting word that several isis militants planned to set off bombs. officials say the report came from an allied country' s intelligence service. munich does have extra police on duty today, but trains are back on schedule. josh: crews are still working to
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that tore through a dubai hotel. those flames climbed the side of the 63-story hotel right next to the area where nearly 1 million the city' s fireworks show. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. dubai saw a similar fire in february when a fire spread up the outside of an 86-story residential building. jean: the ladies in a series of oklahoma earthquakes hit this morning measuring 4.2. s newscast. re having another earthquake right now. the studio lights are shaking as we speak. we just had a big earthquake. >> that' s a big one. >> yeah. that one was a big one. so you saw it here live, another one. jean: there haven' t been any reports of injuries or serious damage, although thousands of people lost power. oklahoma registered more than 800 earthquakes this year. announcer: now mike haddad with your storm watch nine forecast.
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not a bad start today. we start with temperatures above average with temperatures a little above the average as well. as you can see, we have on average fair skies. a good part of the day has been a blend of clouds and partial sunshine, but it has been fairly nice with a few snow showers through parts of new hampshire, especially in the north country. you can see across the heart of the mountains into an amount washington valley down route 16 into albany, madison -- and that is where the most steady snow showers are and even some isolated squalls are moving through. the southern part of the state, a scattering of flurries. with temperatures little above freezing and dipping over the next few hours, any snow shower could grease up the roads in some spots so give yourself a couple of minutes if you encounter one. most of the snow showers tonight
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we get the anywhere from an additional coding -- coating to one inch or two inches through a good part of the white mountains. temperature wise, a little above the average. upper 30' s, around 40. towards the coast, a bit cooler in the monadnock region. all the way through the lakes region, still above the average. that will start the change the tail end of the weekend and early next week as we see the coldest air move in. still lining up above freezing in many spots. a little colder in far northern parts of the county where it dips into the low 20' s and low to mid 20' s elsewhere. with snow showers up north, roads could be greasy. southern parts of the state, more isolated but cannot rule out a passing snow shower. a good part of the country now cold. no record cold anywhere in the country right now. later sunday night and monday, notice what happens to the
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seasonably cool now with colder air sitting here just off to the north and west. that is by sunday afternoon. behind a band of snow showers on sunday afternoon, that puts the temperatures back into the teens and lower 20' s for highs on monday and tuesday. yeah, not all that pleasant if you are outdoors. ski areas will love this cold air. that means 24 hours a day, snowmaking starting later this weekend into tuesday of next week. tuesday night into wednesday, the coldest air retreats. we are back into the seasonably pleasant stuff wednesday, thursday and friday. no big storms to speak of. another round on sunday. mostly up north with the flakes. by morning, it is a bright day in southern parts of the new hampshire area. lingering flakes up north. sunday, similar temperatures but a few degrees above average. there comes the first arctic blast of the season but only for
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ski areas could not ask for anything better except for a natural dumping of snow because those snow guns will be going like crazy. then, we warm back up again. josh: warming up in 2016. jean: thank you. josh: a lot of people want to get in shape this new year. we will show you which gyms are the best for making that resolution come true. jean: people also focus on
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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 before we come together as a nation? and i approve
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josh: with many people resolving to get in shape for the new year, we asked our viewers to share their favorite gyms. almost 2000 of you responded. your favorite is athletic instinct in rochester. freemont' s rock your body came in second, followed by ever-proven crossfit in dover. jean: if you hope to cultivate healthier habits this year, the solution comes down to some simple steps. the experts say take that advice literally. reporter erica foreman explains. erica: looking for a prescription for better health in the new year? according to cleveland clinic' s dr. michael roizen, a healthier you is just steps away. >> 10,000 steps a day is wonderful because it decreases your insulin resistance, it gets glucose going into your cells,
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it keeps you in healthy shape. erica: dr. roizen says those steps can be taken throughout the day and running, swimming, even active gardening counts. another resolution that' ll boost your health is going to bed an hour earlier. most of us aren' t getting enough sleep and lack of sleep is associated with increased risk of heart disease and stroke. research suggests getting more sleep may even lower blood pressure and dr. roizen says you' ll feel better, too. >> going to bed an hour earlier gets me all the sleep i need so wake up, i' i don' t have to do the catch up that really unbalances my sleep patterns. erica: next, toss out that to-do list and create a stop-do list. >> on the stop list, i put things that waste my time at work or at home so things that don' t get me to be able to help you, my goal at work, or to be able to help myself in getting efficient.
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stop-do list can help you stop taking on new things which leaves time for what you really need to accomplish, meaning less stress and a greater sense of at cleveland clinic, i' m erica foreman. news 9 at 5:30 -- ken burns gets the ken burns treatment at the rose parade. we will tell you how organizers acknowledged the new hampshire' s filmmaker' s style of storytelling. josh: and travel trouble for people headed to today' s winter classic. we will tell you why some were told to get off one train. jean: now to our u-local hot shot -- new year' s puppies. mom dolly gave birth to 12 healthy pups today. you can submit your pictures and
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announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush.
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for the content of this message. jean: now at 5:30 -- president obama considering executive orders for firearms, calling gun violence the unfinished business of his administration. josh: a marathon bombing survivor says 2015 brought the produest moment of her life -- testifying against the man behind the terror attack. mike: bright and breezy to kick off the first weekend of 2016 tomorrow with flakes in northern areas. a look at the changes to follow
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jean: and what better way to welcome the new year than by heading outside? we tag along on new hampshire' s first day hikes. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:30 p.m. jean: president obama may be planning a controversial start to the new year -- new executive action for gun control. welcome back. i' m jean mackin. josh: i' m josh mcelveen. the president says he considers dealing with gun violence to be in the white house. s bazi kanani explains what the president has planned for next week. bazi: somber memories as the new year begins. the president refers back to the horrifying mass shooting of kindergarteners in newtown, new year' s resolution to act on gun control. can' t stop every act of violence, but what if we tried to stop even one? what if congress did something,
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from gun violence? bazi: in his weekly address, president obama called it the unfinished business of his presidency after delivering more than a dozen condolence speeches to communities like roseburg, oregon this fall, grieving yet another mass shooting. president obama: somehow this has become routine. we have become numb to this. bazi: frustrated by congress' s inability to pass a bill expanding background checks, the president says he will meet monday with attorney general loretta lynch to discuss his options, including bypassing congress with an executive order. in the meantime, he calls for public support. president obama: the gun lobby is loud and well organized in its defense of effortlessly available guns for anyone. the rest of us are going to have to be just as passionate and well organized in our defense of kids. bazi: proponents of gun control
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law came into effect which allows texans to have open firearms in public. there is a new video attacking stricter rules on gun control, including attacking democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton. josh: a survivor of the boston marathon bombing says facing her attacker in court was the proudest moment of her life. adrianne haslet-davis is a professional ballroom dancer who lost a leg in the 2013 bombing. today, while reflecting on the past year, she posted a sketch dzhokhar tsarnaev' s trial. the instagram message read, quote, "my most proud moment of my life, staring down within striking distance, instead using words as my weapon." she also wrote, "thank you, all of you, for helping our community get through it." jean: four people, including two children, were injured in an atv crash in massachusetts last night. two atv' s collided in fitchburg
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a child. all four were taken to u-mass medical center for treatment of serious injuries. the crash is under investigation. josh: the bruins played in the winter classic and it caused travel delays for many people trying to take the commuter rail today. dozens of passengers were forced to get off the train in mansfield because it was full. mbta added an extra train from south station to gillette for the game. passengers who traveled all the way from canada and were stranded just three miles from the stadium were not happy. that' s it. there' s no information on it, s no timing, no station, >> i' m a season ticket holder. i mean, this is my whole year right here and the mbta just failed us. josh: taxis and ubers eventually showed up, but it was a long, cold wait for many frustrated fans. jim foley will have much more on the classic itself coming up in , sports. jean: many people started the new year with what'
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new hampshire parks and recreation hosted free hikes across the state in lancaster, portsmouth, hollis and jaffrey. more than 100 people attended the hike at silver lake state park in hollis. people could go on a guided hike or pick up a map and go on their own hike. >> now we are having hundreds of folks participate in just five years. now it' s just becoming a matter of having enough resources to continue to carry these on, so we are going to be looking to more of our volunteers to help us out in the future. jean: first day hikes are offered at parks today across the united states. it is all family-friendly and pets are welcome. josh: a new program to protect hikers is considered a success, but it' s time to renew your hike safe cards. more on that, coming up. jean: this is also the time to apply for financial aid. why the holiday is not too early to file your paperwork. mike: flakes for some this evening as a weak disturbance
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coming up. josh: and a very unofficial poll has begun in washington, d.c. how one business is tracking people' s preferences for the
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josh: for the new year holiday, the markets were closed but look at these numbers instead.
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the first of january. regular gas is down to $1.99 a gallon in the granite state. nationally, it' s $2. if you need financial aid for college this year, you should fill out your fafsa application jean: today is the first day you can submit the college financial aid form. out on scholarships or grant money. the form also determines how much money you can borrow. the form is long, but you can s free. does your new year' s resolution involve saving some money or getting your finances in order? abc' s rebecca jarvis has a few tips to start 2016. rebecca: just in time for your new year' s resolutions, five smart money moves to get you started on the path to financial fitness. step one, cut the clutter. from your banking to your bills, set up auto-pay and accounts online to save yourself time and
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unsubscribe from e-mails and services you' re no longer using. step two, order your free credit report at annualcreditreport.com. you' re entitled to one a year. now' s the time to check it over and know where you stand so nothing' s standing in the way of you getting a mortgage, credit card or car loan this year. amend any errors and pay down any overdue debts. step three, turn your phone into a financial advisor. no need to pay a broker big bucks. apps like betterment and wealthfront help you set your goals, recommend, and automatically invest your money in low-fee funds. step four, max out that 401(k). you' ve probably heard it a million times, but if your employer offers a 401(k) match and you' re not taking full advantage, you' re leaving money on the table. start the year off right by setting up automatic contributions. and finally, step five, protect
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billguard. you can track your spending, manage your credit and debit cards, and protect the accounts from fraud and unauthorized transactions. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. josh: new hampshire was in the spotlight at today' s rose parade. jean: the special acknowledgement given to granite stater ken burns when we come back. josh: in sports, gillette stadium hosted the nhl winter classic. highlights of the rival boston bruins and montreal canadiens, coming up. and on news 9 at 6:00 -- kristen: it was an extra special new year' s day for several families across the state. i'
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ll have that story, coming up. on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top
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it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us. i'm hillary clinton and i
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josh: lots of people welcome the new year with a polar plunge and italy is no exception. this was the annual swim in rome' s tiber river. this year wasn' t as cold as past years. rome was in the 50' s today. jean: the festivities are over in new york' s times square, clearing the way for an army of street sweepers today. dozens of workers headed out with brooms and barrels, filling trucks with debris from last night' s celebration. last year' s times square party generated more than 48 tons of debris. no numbers yet for this year' s big haul. pasadena rang in the new year with some granite state flavor. josh: new hampshire filmmaker ken burns was the grand marshal of this year' s rose parade.
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own style treatment, putting the shot in black and white. he sent a tweet, thanking the rose parade for a "wonderful day." burns was picked because of his recent documentary on the national parks. the agency is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. jean: that is pretty clever. josh: this year, of course, is also an election year and it seems like every day brings a new poll. jean: but wmur' s nikole killion got the inside scoop on one poll in washington that' s become the toast of the town. nikole: just a stone' s throw away from the white house in the bowels of washington' adams hotel, there' s a bar where everything is off the record. except when it comes to presidential politics. >> we wanted to be fun . nikole: and this coveted collection of campaign coasters featuring the 2016 hopefuls. >> we have every top candidate right now either featured or going to be featured. nikole: we pulled up a seat at the bar with food and beverage director julien surget. >> we have senator rubio right here with one of our staff
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we have hillary clinton leaving the hay adams along with her husband. bernie sanders is a great one. we have rand paul. we have chris christie being jumped on by michelle obama. we have senator cruz drinking tea, and obviously, jeb bush surrounded by his family. nikole: the political caricatures have become popular with their subjects. any requests from across the street ever? >> not that i can speak of. nikole: ok. that' s off the record? >> exactly. nikole: and they' re a hit with guests, who can take them home for free in what' s become an informal poll. >> every media has a poll and we like to think of our coasters as our official hay adams poll so the faster we run out of one, i guess will dictate who might win at least a nomination. nikole: so when it comes to this informal poll, which candidate is on tap? for now, hillary clinton. also in demand, donald trump who has one coming out in 2016. >> we do have donald trump s present at the bar. nikole: candidate coasters giving bar-goers a reason to say
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in washington, nikole killion reporting. announcer: now mike haddad with your storm watch nine forecast. mike: seasonably cool but still a little above the average. there is a lot of open water still at the weirs. we have a little ways to go before we get ice to develop there. but, temperatures are heading lower, especially by the tail end of the weekend into early next week. coldest air so far this season is on its way. looking ahead, evening flurries, snow showers for some. most in the northern parts of new hampshire. a dry and cool saturday will follow. a band of snow showers and we see quite a change to the west. that means the coldest air builds in and then it turns quiet and milder midweek next week and to friday. snow showers are lining up in the north country.
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region and points south. they are beginning to dry up. the best bet of snow showers accumulating on roadways will be in northern parts of merrimack county in and around the tilton area into the hearts of the lake region and into the mount washington valley. that is where we could get some light accumulation on the roadways and it could be a little slick. give yourself some time if traveling out and about this evening. as for southern parts of the state, mid-to-upper 30' s. men and dock region around freezing -- monadnock region around freezing. 30 in unity. newport at 34. low to mid 30' s in the lakes region. farther to the north, 20' s and 30' s. a little bit above the norm. where do we end up overnight? temperatures do cool down, but still remain above the average
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another day tomorrow that will feature above normal readings. same story on sunday. cold air just over the border, sitting here for a couple of more days. it will eventually move in monday into tuesday of next week. we have a band of snow showers moving throughout. they will dry up in central and southern parts of the state this evening. we have to turn our attention to the north and west where in arctic front is lining up. it will arrive sometime sunday afternoon with snow showers. it can be earlier in the north country. temperatures tumble monday and tuesday. for this evening, any snow showers lake regions south wind down. they will go up north where we could see a coaching to -- coat ing to and inch or two. a little bit breezy and seasonably cool. 30 north and mid-to-upper 30 south.
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sunday so i better chance of snow showers anywhere but most accumulation will be in the north country. cannot rule out a late day snow shower. here comes classic winter cold. it goes through to tuesday but then temperatures go back to average to above average next week. josh: the 50' s are gone. jean: thank you. rescue crews saved a teenager lost in the woods in utah. josh: 14-year-old brayden nielson was hunting with a friend when he became lost. he says he became disoriented and cold. he used his cell phone to call his hunting partner and 911. nielson also shot off his gun hoping it would lead someone to him. eventually, he saw the rescue crews and called 911 to direct them where to go. >> i saw two pairs of headlights. i started walking to them. i think god led me that whole way through. hours and did not have a survival pack with him.
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huge difference. jean: and if you had a hike safe card in 2015, it expired at midnight. the 2016 new hampshire fish and game voluntary hike safe cards are $25. they help reimburse the cost of a rescue if you become lost, but they won' t help if officers decide you were being reckless. you can purchase the cards on the fish and game website. announcer: now, news 9 sports. jim: a classic matchup for the winter classic. today, gillette stadium hosted the rival boston bruins and montreal canadiens. close to 70,000 enjoying the mild winter afternoon. but for the mostly bruins fans, that turned cold real quick. first period, montreal scores just one minute, 14 seconds after the puck drop. david desharnais swings it in from mid-air -- 1-0, canadiens. second period, two minutes in, paul byron puts the canadiens up 2-0. he cuts in front and scores. by the time it was 3-0, boston finally started applying offensive pressure. ryan spooner almost gets the b'
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on the board before the second intermission, but mike condon makes the save of the game. third period, boston scores its all he goal -- only goal. adam mcquaid fires from the right wing circle. matt beleskey tips it home. the bruins go on to lose, 5-1. boston is the only team to have posted the nhl winter classic twice. in 2010, boston defeated philadelphia in overtime at fenway park. josh: hoping things will pick up with the new year. a generous start to the new year for one mother facing a big car repair. jean: up next, the good samaritan who stepped in and what the garage did to help that good samaritan. josh: and in our team weather coverage at 6:00 -- the growing concern about the lack of ice as the calendar flips to january. and putting granite staters to the test with our state' s important role in the presidential process.
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we will see the results at is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth
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100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president,
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josh: a single mom in michigan got a big surprise to start the new year. the mechanic because of a problem with the steering. she recently lost one of her jobs and spent almost everything children. someone at the garage overheard her making calls to borrow money further repair and felt compelled to step in. >> i was reading a book at the time and i felt like something
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person. you need to help this person. you' ve been here before. >> i cried. it was tears of joy, of course, but i cried like a little baby. even further than expected because the saab dealership cut the bill almost in half. a delta airlines pilot brought the plane back to the gate when missed the flight. josh: a family was traveling family member' s funeral, but one of their flights was late and their connecting plane pulled away from the gate moments before they arrived. the pilot happened to see them crying and yelling at the window, radioed the tower and found out what was going on, and decided to go back to the gate despite orders. >> it' s very rare someone does so kind. we need more people like them in this world. josh: the family made it in time s gesture made all the difference. jean: a police officer in louisiana bought dinner for a impressed by the kids' behavior.
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and heard the kids each using good manners and decided to reward them. the father says he was floored by the generosity and returned the gesture with a dozen donuts. calories did not matter for the restaurant. hamburger last night. this is no ordinary burger. an eight ounce patty made with beef. it also included a glass of bubbly to wash it down. jean: one glass? josh: thanks for joining us for
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mike: the new year has started off pleasant in many spots with snow showers for some. how long until the coldest air so far this season moves in. josh: thin ice, or in many
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it is causing concern in the lakes region as the winter season kicks into high gear. jean: emotional reunions on the first day of the new year as more than 100 soldiers return home and into the arms of their loved ones. it' s a cute little munchkin. josh: welcoming the newest residents of the granite state. who waited for the first hours of 2016 to enter this world. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. josh: off the top tonight, a beautiful start to 2016. a classic winter day to spend outdoors if you choose to do. good evening. i' m josh mcelveen. jean: and i' m jean mackin. after enjoying a warm december, there is change coming. let' s check in with chief meteorologist mike haddad for the latest. mike: a recap on the very warm december we had. we all knew we were heading in
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