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fire started there appeared to be an explosion as well. it's not clear if the brush fire and the explosion are related. the chief says one person died in the incident and the fire marshal's office confirmed an autopsy has been scheduled for friday. there are no reports of any other injuries. the fire marshal's office says it appears to be an accident. they will be sending out a press release shortly. we will bring you details as they become available. jennifer: a woman found dead may have suffer an injury before her death. the 87-year-old was found on bear pond road by a group of people driving by last night. police say it appears her death is not suspicious. kristen carosa spoke with the person who found the body. reporter: this is the the road the woman was driving on, it's not maintained by the town.
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when she went looking for help she most likely got injured, causing her death. >> this is where we found her, on her side, on her right side actually. >> she was up here. reporter: travis was the an s.u.v. with friend when he spotted something on the ground. >> turned around, got the lights on her, realized that it was an old lady. reporter: it was the body of a deceased # 7-year-old woman. -- 87-year-old woman. >> you could tell she had been there for a while, because it sank right in. reporter: her car was found roughly 300 feet away, stuck on a rock. imprint from the car's tires had had been left behind. >> with how far she was stuck up on that rock, she had been moving pretty good. reporter: the woman, from center for help. it appears she slipped on the snow and ice, injuring herself, making it impossible to get back up. police say they don't think her death is suspicious.
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on her and gifts in her car. >> she somehow got stuck out there, don't know the reason why she got stuck out there at this point. reporter: bear pond road on the warner hopkinton line is a rough road, making it nearly impossible to travel on in a car without four wheel drive. >> the roades unmaintained, where the town does not come in whatsoever and take care of it. so it's very rocky, it's very hilly, very icy, snowy. and for her sedan to even get out there was amazing. reporter: no one knows where she may have been going. >> my regard go out to her family, i'd like to get in contact with them and give them my wishes and everything. let them know we were the ones that found her and she can rest in peace. reporter: police say it's a blessing someone found her, otherwise she may have been laying there for self more days. friday. her identity will be released
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kristen carosa, wmur news 9. tom: a man facing charges for assault against a police officer. police say they were called to hanover street yesterday for a man waving a box cutter at people. police say when they tried to search him he dropped the box cutter out of his sleeve into his hand and a struggle started. it took several officers to subdue him, who punched and kicked them during the arrest. >> the officer, if the officer had not taken the actions he took and secured that item, one or two officers could have been possibly stabbed or injured. and fortunately no one sustained serious injuries. tom: trawal is is being henld without bail pending a hearing tomorrow. a section of dave street in manchester back open tonight after a standoff this morning. police say a man went to his mother's house and there was some sort of domestic dispute. several people who were inside
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the man taken into custody. there were no serious injuries, but police are determining if charges should be filed. jennifer: a man from plaistow convicted of abusing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son will not get a sentence reduction. a review board denying roland dow's request, prosecutors saying the injuries he inflicted were life threatening. dow and the boy's mother jessica linscott were located in a florida amusement park after they dropped that little boy off at a hospital. dow will spend 25 and a half to 67 years in prison. tom: less than a week into 2016 and it's already been a rough year for the markets, concerns about the chinese economy sent stocks falling and oil is at its lowest pretty in 12 years. stephanie woods talked to our financial expert about the potential far reaching effects of china's downturn. reporter: this was the worst day in three months for the u.s. stock market amid fears about insecure chinese stocks.
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jones industrial average had fallen 392 points, or more than 2%. while the standard and poors 500 index lost 47 points, and the nasdaq composite index fell 146 points. the selloff came after china allowed their currency to weaken, plunging the stock make more than 7%, as a result china automatically suspended trading. but certified financial planner mark hebert says there's no need for traders to panic yet. the u.s. market has weathered storms like this before. >> we've had a 10% dip again just like we did in august. will it go lower? it potentially could go lower, it depends on what type of news we get out of china to see what happens with the market. everyone needs to remember that we're in a seven-year bull market for stocks and a correction is very possible at this point in time. reporter: technology companies were among the hardest hit today, with apple stocks dropping 3.5%, the lowest price
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in the studio, stephanie woods, wmur news 9. jennifer: commitment 2016 now, chelsea clinton will be in new hampshire next week, her first trip to campaign on her mother's behalf, she'll speak at events in concord, manchester and portsmouth next tuesday. tom: if you didn't win powerball last night, you are not alone. no one did. so the jackpot is still growing. >> we are at the highest jackpot amount in u.s. history at this point. who knows where it will go from here. tom: we found a lot of people who are ready to take a chance, it's $700 and they're not wasting any time. mike: another weekend just about here and changes in our weather can be expected. >> in sports we have a home town
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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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jennifer: no winners last night. this powerball jackpot is soaring now. $700 million already, that is a u.s. record. everyone out there thinking pretty big when it comes to winning it all. tom: heather hamel is live at bunny's superette in manchester where people are feel lucky. reporter: yes, bunny's is where it's at, it's best in lottery sales and best in winning, so the people walking through the door here are feeling pretty confident that they too could strike it rich if they buy here. it's a long shot to win the powerball jackpot, but it's not stopping people from taking a chance. some not even planning on it until they walked in the door.
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to buy teriyaki sauce, and all this type about this thing, i thought why not. >> we are at the highest jackpot amount in u.s. history at this point reporter: what better place to go than bunny's. >> you can see the winners we have. reporter: it's the luckiest store for the lottery in the state. >> she read her who are row scope and said she was going to win. reporter: with the drawing still a few days away? >> i don't have to rush. reporter: could you think you have a better chance of winning if you wait a day? >> you can have a chance, it can be any time. reporter: five minutes later he was back. you went outside, scratched your ticket and found you were a winner and did that give you added certainty that you probably will be the big winner? >> yeah. i hope so.
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run far and wide. >> i have great nieces and great nephews i'm going to spoil rotten. >> i've got plans. i got plans. i'll be living some place very warm, in a nice house. >> maybe in south america. maybe in the islands. reporter: all this and all you thought you were coming in here for teriyaki. certainly is a lot of fun. something you might not realize, the largees jackpot was 590 million, won in 2013. and megamillions, they did hit $659 million, that jackpot being won in 2012. but this is still the biggest powerball jackpot to date and some of the contributing factors to these high sales, the nice
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tom: why put money in the tank when you can put it into your lottery ticket. mike: weather weiss we've got changes coming in, temperatures are heading down a little bit. what does that mean for friday and the weekend. jennifer: members of the central new hampshire model t club say that they have been recruited to help out with ben affleck's new movie. you can submit your pictures and
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is the economy rigged? acquired more wealth than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, my plan -- and the ultra-rich 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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tom: take a look at this, we've received a number of pictures like this one in our inbox here. viewers spotting big columns of sunlight. jennifer: hayley lapoint joins us now to explain what that is and what's causing it. hayley: we've gotten a couple of these over the past couple of days, people saying what is that? looks like a light saber coming out of the sun pointing directly upward, it's actually something very cool that's happening. i'll share a few photos. these two photos were from milford along 101. one of our viewers sent this in as they were commuting in the mill fielder area. you can see the beams of light
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believe it or not this can also happen at night. you can see the pictures there. and these are actually called light or ice pillars that are occurring and it happens when the air is very cold. we had that earlier this week. what's actually happening is in the air right above where these lights are, there are little ice crystals, and those ice crystals are in the shape of a flat plate. and as the light is traveling through those little ice crystals, they're reflected upward. so with those lights from say a parking garage there or as the sun was making, you get these pillars spiking upward because of the shape of the ice crystals. thankfully it has warmed up a bit. so less of a likelihood of us seeing those light pillars, mike haddad has more on the forecast. mike: yes, a beautiful shot there.
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at beautiful pictures up north as well. this is mount washington, up over 6,000 feet up, mighty chilly compared to the valleys, in a deep snow pack now. evidence of the winter season. but in the valleys back into the 40's today in many spots, including concord, where we topped off over 40 for the second straight day. the normal high only 31. the low this morning down to 7. temperatures lining up in the 20s. even though it is colder atop mount washington right now with the sundown, the valleys are cooling off quickly. so fairly uniform read is, in some spots it warmer higher up, typically called an inversion. when any storm moves in over the next few days, not talking about a lot of big snow, by sunday more rain than anything else.
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single din it in tupper valley. about 10 to 15 or so in concord up through the lakes region and a little above that points south and southeast. quite a few changes though coming in down the road, seasonable temperatures, pleasant conditions right now, warmer air will try to build in from the south and along with with that quite a surge of rain weekend. and here's the reason why. jet stream that's locking in cooler air back in the rockies will stay put, and out ahead of it temperatures will run at or above the norm right through the entire weekend. so again it's cool and not cold. that means sunday's storm will be rain as opposed to snow. but there is a lot of arctic cold that will be on the map later in the weekend, surging in our direction, so a got part of next week will be mainly dry, now. some of the cold could be felt with temperatures struggling to get out of the teens north and low to mid 20's south. quite a big storm to the south
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clouds that build in by tomorrow in southern new hampshire. then we have to wait until saturday night and sunday to hear from that next with him with quite a bit of rain. mostly clear skies tonight, seasonably chilly, single numbers and teens for many, 20's at the coast. tomorrow morning we start off with a little sun, then the will cloud will build in from the water, could be drizzle late day hampshire. tricky. a lot of clouds, a light on shore breeze and enough moisture so a couple of scattered very light snow showers and flurries or even a little bit of freezing drizzle. so if you're traveling later tomorrow night through saturday morning, could be a little slick on some untreated surfaces, notice as we advance in time on sunday, here comes the rain, could start as a wintery mix of sleet or freezing rain north and west of concord. but outside of that it a wet weather maker on sunday. tonight clear, cold, a few clouds by morning along the coast. fair skies north tomorrow, so the brightest skies in the north
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saturday a light mix and in the morning scattered mixed showers. heavy rain sunday, warm and windy. then the winter chill fills back in starting monday through most of next week. tom: c's and b's in the news tonight. >> yes, and the celtics play in chicago against the bulls. we have our home town hero as well. on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year,
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ceo. 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 approve this message. 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. right to rise usa is responsible
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jamie: after a loss at home last night to the pistons, celtics are back on the court tonight facing a tougher task. c's play the bulls in chick at 8:00 p.m. on national tv. the bruins have put adam mcquade on injured reserve with an upper body injury, he was hurt during this game tuesday night against the capitals. pasternak has been called up from providence to take his spot. bruins have a road trip coming up starting in new jersey. coach parker and her central river. good start for the bobcats. 2-0 oyster river. central comes back, nice move and she scores on the back hand. then it will be a goal for megan
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that came after one period was tied 2-2. this week's home town hero a member of the u.s.a. junior national team in curling, here is elizabeth janiak in her own words. >> hi, i'm elizabeth, 14 years old in the 8th grade, my chosen sport is curling. the thing i like about curling the most is strategy. there are like 100 different ways you can approach each shot. you can do tons of different things to every stone in the house, and every decision that the skip makes affects the outcome of the game. i think that's really cool, i just fell in love with it. i thought it's so cool how they can balance themselves on the ice like that and lower their body that much, it's a really interesting concept, none like any other sport. the hardest part is definitely the way the ice changes and how it different at every club and on every sheet. later this month my team,
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going to the u.s. women's junior championships in wisconsin, it's really fun to see some of the best junior curlers in the united states. i would love to go to the olympics some day, not even as much for myself but as a chance to see all the people who are mazing at the sport you love. jamie: good luck to elizabeth. a lot of go pro video in that. saturday afternoon, chiefs and texans, so settle in saturday at 4:20 with us right here on channel 9. tom: thank you. right now on wmur.com, dixville notch is famous for being the home of the first primary votes in the granite state. our slide show will tell you the history behind that special designation. jennifer: plus you have another chance to win a record powerball jackpot.
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tonight right after the new reality show called "my diet is
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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 an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders,
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