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>> jackpot record breaking ticket sales and it all comes down to this. good evening america. tonight's jackpot has climbed up to a record breaking estimated $949.8 million. i hope you have your powerball tickets. good luck. let's see how you did. first tonight 32. right after that we have 16. here's tom from st. louis, missouri. tom won $70 million playing powerball. next number down is 19. that's followed by 57. and we'll wind it up for you tonight with the number 34. all right. for your winning powerball number, it is lucky 13 tonight
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multiplier is three. >> it's the worldest largest lottery prize ever. >> right now at 11:00 people are catching powerball fever and lining up for a chance to win $900 million. it is going to pour sunday as warmer air returns with this next storm system. when the heaviest rain moves in, coming up. >> the countdown to the first in the nation primary is on with one month until voters head to the polls. how the strategy on the campaign trail is changing. donald trump's massachusetts campaign headquarters struck by vandals. authorities are searching for the people who did it. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 tonight. >> right now scattered showers are moving across the state and heavy rain may dampen your sunday morning. good evening and thanks for joining us.
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our meteorologist shows us what's on the radar. >> a little slick in some spots this evening, stephanie t will be through the overnight hours until warm air surges in. everybody is going to get hit with heavy rainfall tomorrow. it won't be snow anywhere because of the warm air transitioning in here. in the meantime there could be a few slippery areas especially up in the lakes region and points to the north. you could see on radar there, some pink colors and even white indicating some mixed precipitation or even a few snowflakes. because temperatures are close to freezing. especially laconia 34. 33 degrees in plymouth. it is warmer especially down toward the south and west of us. and that's the type of air we're going to have in here over the next few hours. now, tomorrow heavy downpours of rain, a good 1 to 2 inches of rainfall possible. there could even be some flooding concerns especially with the melting snow. and on top of it, the winds are really going to be gusty, too. i'll show you the full hour by hour forecast in a couple minutes.
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thanks so much. you just heard the powerball drawing live. we hope you heard your lucky numbers. here are the winning numbers once again. people have been lining up all day in hopes of winning $900 million. we'll go live to manchester. any winners, kristen? >> nope. the parking lot is empty now and the store is closed. this store was busy all day selling powerball tickets. with the jackpot this high people took a chance to win all that cash. it's the largest powerball jackpot in u.s. history. $900 million is up for grabs. >> i came here to buy a winning ticket. they say they sell winning tickets and i didn't understand why they sell one. i would keep it. >> owner robin says her store has been one busy place since thursday, filled with people looking to win. >> we're not getting a thing done besides sell tickets, powerball tickets.
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people don't know how to fill out some of the numbers. we have to walk them through it and it's great. maybe a first-time winner will be the one. >> one person could win $900 million. it's really kind of crazy. >> the new hampshire state lottery tells news 9 the lucky winner can choose to receive the money over 30 years, or take one lump sum. >> let it be the one! >> of about $570 million. >> live in new hampshire, don't have to pay income taxes only pay the federal government 25% and the rest they get to keep. >> to increase their chances at winning the large prize, this group in hollis created a community pool. >> i put out a note and said would anybody want to join in a pool? and before we knew it, tons of people said yes. >> more than 1100 people tossed in two bucks. the organizer says the group is
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large prize will be a lot to handle. >> it's frightening. it is absolutely frightening. but i had the right people behind me and i think that everybody will make it a positive experience and we'll make it turn out to be a really good thing. >> charlotte will be checking all the tickets tomorrow morning at the hollis pharmacy at 9:00 a.m. the lottery will know by 11:30 tonight if someone hit the jackpot. live in manchester, wmur, news 9. >> thanks so much. just like in hollis the town of derry is taking the idea of a powerball pool to a whole new level. more than 1300 people in derry each put in $2 for a ticket hoping to increase their chances of winning the massive jackpot. organizers collected sealed envelopes last night and this morning at the grind coffee shop in downtown derry. jen leggee planned on buying the tickets this afternoon ans keeping everyone updated online. >> i take the tickets and we put them in the security safe
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safe and secure not at my house and i post the names of everyone that's in the group in the facebook group so the names are all there. >> jen says she'll also post photos of all the tickets on the community facebook page called bringing derry together. she says most importantly everyone is an equal partner in the pool. no one was allowed to buy more than one ticket. and now the commitment 2016 coverage. one month from today grant it staters will cast their vote in the first of the nation's primaries. that means many candidates are ramping up their campaign strategies. this is just how critical the final push is for presidential hopefuls. >> stephanie, no candidate in recent history has made it to the oval office without coming in either first or second in new hampshire's primary. so as you can imagine there will be no holding back. if you live in new hampshire and haven't yet crossed paths with the primary candidates that's all about to change this month. >> we'll find candidates
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each other. people are going to be able to find candidates in the local businesses, big rallies, pretty much anywhere. >> for opportunities candidates can't scoop up expect surrogates to be rallying in their place and volunteers to be making that one-on-one connection. >> you'll see more volunteers in the state. you'll hear the volunteers making more phone calls. they'll be knocking on your doors. so that part is going to ramp up. >> plenty of voters still haven't made up their minds. so for the past republican field, candidates will be working especially hard to distinguish themselves on issues that matter to granite staters. >> that's jobs and the economy. that's national security. that's probably the heroine epidemic. those are the kinds of things the candidates have to talk about to make the final connections. >> experts also say negative tv ads will start coming on strong funded primarily by candidate super pacs but it is getting people to the polls that matters the most.
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>> the campaign especially on the republican side where the difference between second and fifth could be a couple thousand votes getting out the vote matters. >> after new hampshire's primary the republican field is expected to narrow down. experts say candidates who come in sixth or below will likely drop out soon after. wmur, news 9. >> thank you. two-time olympic gold medalist and world cup champion abby woman back was in new hampshire today campaigning for hillary clinton. wambach visited the new hampshire sports plex in bedford meeting soccer players and parents and taking photos with fans. this morning the soccer star rallied for clinton in lebanon and keene before heading to the sports plex. she says having a woman in the white house would change what young girls believe is possible. >> i think that it just gives the 10-year-old girls the opportunity and the belief that she can actually do anything that she wants and that she sets her mind to. >> yesterday wambach attended
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star lena dunham in portsmouth. tonight police are looking for vandals who spray painted donald trump's massachusetts campaign headquarters. when officers arrived at the office this morning they found vulgar and sexual references on the building. the word "pig" was spray painted across three windows. some graffiti called trump a nazi. police say they are investigating and currently poring through surveillance video. >> free speech, you know, is one thing but when you resort to a criminal act of vandalism to, you know, whether you're for or against something, that's crossing a line. >> the conan building where the vandalism took place is an historic building in littleton, massachusetts. on monday trump will hold a town hall in wyndham at 11:00 and tomorrow former secretary of state hillary clinton will be in manchester to pick up an endorsement from planned parenthood. a woman was hit and killed by a car thursday night in manchester.
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volkswagen jetta hit a woman walking on west auburn street around 8:45 thursday night. the 26-year-old pedestrian died last night at elliot hospital. the driver of the car was not hurt. police are still investigating the crash. an anonymous tipster who exchanged letters with aaron hernandez before his murder trial is not credible. this is according to a massachusetts judge who denied a motion made by hernandez' lawyers to further examine an anonymous claim that a juror was involved in a discussion about the murders. hernandez was convicted of the 2013 murder of oden lloyd. he is awaiting trial on separate murder charges in boston. the mexican drug lord known as el chapo could be coming back months. tonight he is back behind bars after months on the run. we'll go to mexico city with how police captured him. >> he wanted to spin his infamy into celebrity.
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and one of the world's most wanted criminals is back in handcuffs. the drug lord paraded in front of cameras as authorities rushed him back to the same super max prison he tunneled his way out of last year. the attorney general says that's thanks to el chapo himself and a healthy dose of vanity. apparently after his escape last year the infamous criminal wanted a biopic made about him so his people reached out to local producers and actors. those communications helped track him down. the final showdown playing out in his home state. mexican marines raiding the house, killing five of his men, and seizing these weapons including 50-caliber sniper rifles and grenade launchers. they finally caught up with guzman after he ran through a sewer tunnel and hijacked a vehicle. you see him once he was caught in that filthy tank top mexican officials quickly declaring mission accomplished.
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calling the arrest a victory for the citizens of both mexico and the u.s. he faces charges in multiple u.s. districts for murder and drug trafficking and now mexico is considering extradition. abc news, mexico. >> coming up on news 9 tonight at 11:00 thousands of high school students are gearing up for a robotics competition. >> by the end of week six my hair will be gone. because of it being pulled out. >> the challenge they're tackling during the next six weeks. and girl scouts are kicking off cookie sales this season. the new way you can get your hands on some thin mints and peanut butter patties. >> bring on the yummy delights of the girl scout cookies. you might want to pack them on tomorrow or watch a movie doing something indoors because it is going to be downright nasty
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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, and i approve this message. >> ladies and gentlemen, start your robots. the 2016 first robotics competition has started. for the next six weeks teens will design, build, and operate their own robots. we were at southern new hampshire university today as the fierce challenge was unveiled. >> it's crazy being part of something that's so worldwide.
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students at more than 100 locations worldwide got their first glimpse at the 2016 first robotics competition challenge on saturday. here in manchester competitors like matthew kelly of prospect mountain high school are getting geared up. >> well, when i first saw the game i was psyched but in the last game, i am so speechless. there is so much to do to this game. the moving of the gates and the field elements. >> it's a little bit like your birthday. you get -- you have a big party, get a bunch of presents, you just want to tear into them and see what's going on. >> dean came into bedford known for inventing the segue founded first in 1989 to get more kids interested in science. the president of first or for inspiration and recognition of science and technology says kids will have a loft fun and learn a lot. >> we always say this is the hardest fun they'll ever have. what they're going to do is really, really hard. i have a ph.d in engineering
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design something to do this. >> the team he means of teens have six weeks to create and build their own 120-pound robots. while students from manchester memorial high school say it'll be stressful -- >> by the end of week six my hair will be gone because of it being pulled out. >> the bellham high school team says it's not all about winning. >> hopefully have a week or two to practice driving and throwing and so it a's lot of work. failing. failing and reviewing. >> now that the game has kicked off high school students across the granite state are busy at work. the challenge ends with the international first championship in april. and girl scouts of the green and white mountains are beginning their annual cookie sales this weekend. the sales help teach girls how to market a product and run a business. this year you won't have to find a girl scout to buy the cookies. you can buy them online with a new app, digital cookies.
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own websites, doing videos. there are games online so the girls can play the cookie crush game and many other activities, so they're very excited and gung ho. >> the money raised from cookie sales helps fund activities like camping and service projects. the trans am snowboarding tour kicked off at waterville valley this morning. snowboarders competed today in the first rouvend the national contest. the top male and female riders will go on to the finals in california in march. trans am is also going to colorado, minnesota, utah, and montana this winter. >> snowboarders, skiers, snowmobilers. you all are not going to like this forecast. we have warm air coming in and even some heavy rain tomorrow. this is what it looked like today though in portsmouth. it was downright gloomy. lots of low clouds. some drizzle. some showers moving through. of course as you see here as
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the thicker the clouds, the lower visibility with fog and the rain showers keep moving through. the radar not picking up on all of the rain showers and drizzle going on in southern new hampshire but there are some. it's just small particles the radar can't pick up on. when you get to concord and points north you can make out some rain showers and even a few light snow showers from the lakes region and points to the north. there could be a few slick spots tonight. primarily on the secondary roadways, bridges, on and off ramps, walkways that aren't treated. be careful of that particularly north of the lakes region from tilton up into plymouth and conway. you're seeing some of the pink colors on radar or the white indicating some mixed precipitation or snow. the other thing is visibility is a bit tough on the roadways too this evening. we have the low clouds and drizzle. visibility down to a mile in places like jaffrey, manchester, probably mash
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continue really the next 24 hours as the rain moves in and will reduce visibility with the thick cloud cover and low cloud cover as well. look at the temperatures. we have 34 in lebanon. 32 degrees plymouth. 32 degrees laconia. 35 concord and manchester. dangerously close to the freezing point and there could be a little bit of this freezing on the roadways going on after temperatures were bumped up a little bit. today we're sifpblging back down and the refreeze can take place. here. we have a warm front basically on top of us triggering the showers around us now. but as the overnight hours go on, the warm air surges in and is going to get the temperatures to really climb up into the 40's. even close to 50 degrees in some communities tomorrow with the heavy rain being in tune. with the heavy rain and snow melt there will likely be the possibility at least of some flooding especially in central
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into the mount washington valley. be very careful of that. some of the smaller streams and rivers may start to over swell their banks because of the melt off and also we'll have very gusty winds. at the sea coast tomorrow evening there could be some splash over as wind gusts get up delose 50 miles per hour. maybe a few sporadic power outages too. by tomorrow morning 7:00, 8:00 a.m. going to be some spotty showers but once we get to lunch time it's heavy rain moving in. there will be downpours and maybe even rumbles of thunder too. this is all gone by midnight tomorrow night but by the time it's said and done with we're looking at upwards of an inch of rainfall. maybe even some locations upwards of two inches. here's what you can expect tomorrow. we start out with showers in the morning. temperatures in the 30's. we'll steadily climb into the 40's with pouring rain and this includes the higher elevations and up north everybody is getting in on this rain and it
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cooler temperatures by the time we get to next week. highs as you saw there wednesday back into the 20's. so one day warm up and a raw day tomorrow with the rain. >> it seems like a new year. we've gotten rain, snow showers. but before that was december a little drier than normal? >> it was. of course you remember it being so warm, too. so it is just a very interesting winter to say the least so far. >> no more i guess. let's head over to jason king with sports. >> the bruins playing road
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>> the bruins begin a five-game road trip with a 4-1 win in new jersey last night trying to keep it going in ottawa tonight. brent marchand back in the lineup after serving a three-game suspension. trailing 1-0 in the second period, chara's shot redirected by the third of the year. they go to overtime tied at 1-1. mark stone will scoop up the rebound and then scores on the wrap-around and gets a second shot at it with 37 seconds to go in o.t. tuukka rask made 38 saves but senators win, 2-1. the bruins' road trip continues monday night against the rangers. the monarchs in elmira tonight. mark anthoine two goals and two assists. monarchs win, 4-1, back at home next saturday. high school hockey this afternoon. this is nashua south playing memorial. in the first period, one-on-one with the goalie. nice move.
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memorial got the next two. gets past the defender and scores for the crusaders to tie the game at 1-1. then brendan johnson is able to stuff home the loose puck here to make it 2-1, memorial. crusaders go on to win it, 6-3. in division two, merrimack and keene met at westside arena tonight. first period. some great puck handling. he beats the defender. scores to make it 1-0, black birds in front. tomahawks would answer. a wrister from the far circle. that tied it at one. second period, 3-1 now and tim greenwood will follow his own shot. he'll score on the rebound. 5-1 start this year the black birds win 8-2. wild card weekend in the nfl closely. early game today. on the opening kick off it's the chiefs' nile david who is
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in his own end zone, gets blockers to open up a hole, and he's gone. untouched. he returns the opening kick off 106 yards for the touchdown. texans quarterback brian-hour was responsible for five turnovers. he threw four picks. ryan griffin caught three passes for 29 yards but the chiefs win, 30-0. the bengals and steelers are on the field right now. the steelers are leading 15-10 late in the fourth quarter. if the steelers hold on to win then they will go to denver and that means the patriots would host the chiefs on saturday at 4:35. if the bengals come back to beat the steelers then the bengals will come to foxborough and the chiefs go to denver. the title game, north dakota state and jacksonville state. second quarter. carson wendt on the read option breaks left and dives for the pylon for the touchdown. 17-0, bison.
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for a third. north dakota state wins their fifth straight fcs national championship 37-10. no other college football team at any level has ever won five straight national titles. college basketball after the break. could the hawks keep their hot
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>> college basketball today dartmouth and harvard played on regional television. close game in the final minutes. miles wright buries the three from the corner. he had 23 points to lead dartmouth. that made it a three-point game. but harvard answered at the other end. a huge three from the corner. a career high 29 points. the two teams traded threes. evan boudreau knocks one down from the point. a one-possession game again. a double double. 21 points, 10 rebounds. harvard able to hold on down the stretch. crimson they win it 77-70 the ivy league opener for both
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in division two state anselm home with state house and victor joshua steps back and far win. he finished with 13 points. st. rose in transition now. gordon is going to lay it up and in but golden knights led by 10 points in the first half. the hawks would pull away. cross-court pass. the three. his only three points of the game. ryan rhartung for three more. harrison taggart had a career 13-1. a quick update for you. the bengals have just scored so they now lead pittsburgh in the final minute and a half or so of the game. if the bengals win then cincinnati will come to foxborough next saturday at 4:35 to face the patriots and that would mean the chiefs would go to kever next weekend. >> we'll all be keeping a close eye. moment. >> very fluid. we'll be staying and watching some games tomorrow.
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heavy rain coming through. 1 to 2 inches possible. even a flood watch for central new hampshire. >> that's it for news 9 tonight. have a great evening. [ horn honks ] okay, this is u.s. cellular, and this is verizon. now, same phones, but with u.s. cellular
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