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>> the message that makes police think the same people are responsible for both accidents. shelley: the republican debate stage is getting a little less crowded. but one candidate is threatening not to participate on thursday night. tom: cashiers say they' re seeing more office pools for the record powerball drawing. >> i love it, lines out the door, wrapped around, it' s funny, it' s exciting. tom: the rules you need to know if you are pooling your money. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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shelley: a cold quiet night right now in meredith, but there' s some snow on the way for tomorrow that could make your drive home from work challenging. good evening, i' m shelley walcott. tom: i' m tom griffith. the accumulation will be light but it' s the timing that may concern you. let' s get right to chief meteorologist mike haddad. mike: time is critical in during the morning and early afternoon, no issues but it developed into light snow in the midafternoon, just in time for the end of the afternoon early evening commute. teens and 20' s across the board, much colder than it was this time last night by about 15-20 degrees. now our attention turns to the great lakes, points north and east through the troy -- through detroit to about cincinnati. as the system moves in tomorrow we will see fair skies that are
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in advance of that, clear sailing. that means the morning commute and travel during the lunchtime hour, even 1:30, should be just fine. what about the timeline for the rest of new hampshire and how much snow to expect before it moves out? we will look at all of that straight ahead. shelley: a neighborhood in salem is dealing with another round of vandalism. residents along norwood road woke to find their houses and mailboxes spray painted. many of these same victims were also hit in august. as wmur' s andy hershberger tells us why police think the same people are likely behind both incidents. andy: some of the graffiti seems to almost be taunting some of these residents who have been targeted by vandals for the second time in the last few months. >> same mailbox, hit again. andy: charlene morgano' s mailbox was spray painted in august when vandals went through this
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road. this morning she found this message. >> really discouraging because 23 years in the neighborhood this year is the first time anything happened and it' s just not fair for the people that live here and the kids that are growing up. andy: salem police say about a dozen houses, cars and mailboxes were hit some time between sunday night and early monday morning. many of those victimized were also tagged in august like eric demers who had graffiti written on his mailbox and his garage door. >> it' s a little disappointing to see kids doing this stuff. i would never have done that when i was a kid and never have so it' s a little disappointing seeing other kids do that type of thing so it' s just disappointing. andy police say it' s possible : whoever is responsible for this lives in this general area. and while they don' t think anyone is in any danger, they are urging people to keep their eyes open. >> keep vigilant.
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check your outside property. if you see anything suspicious in your neighborhood give us a call. >> it' s discouraging. it' s frustrating. i leave early in the morning and i come home at night to this and it' s not right. andy: a $1000 reward has been offered in this case. anyone who may have information about it is asked to call the salem police department. in salem, andy hershberger. wmur news 9. tom: the state medical examiner says there were 385 drug-related deaths last year and 45 cases are still pending toxicology results. the vast majority of those deaths came from some type of opiate or opioid that includes heroin and fentanyl. 72% of all opiate and opioid deaths involved fentanyl either alone, combined with heroin, or combined with some other drug. the medical examiner still projects the total drug deaths for last year to be 400. shelley: the controversial northern pass project is now facing a new round of public meetings.
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project recently cleared its first major hurdle. the next obstacle, will be helping members of the public overcome their fears of the plan. sally bussiere has called the town of franklin home for 16 years. and loves the lifestyle, >> we enjoy the environment very much in our family. hiking skiing. shelley she came to tonight' s : northern pass meeting, because she worries about whether new electric towers could affect her health. >> i would like to be sure that there isn' t any repercussions or after-effects living near those towers. shelley easing the fears of : people like bussiere is the reason northern pass is holding a new round of information sessions. the public sessions are part of a year long permitting process. this after the state' s site december that northern pass' s application was complete. >> tonight is the first of five meetings throughout the state, open houses, and sec-run public information sessions.
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in each county, that the project runs through within 45 days of our application being deemed complete. shelley at tonight' s public : session, northern pass representatives explained how the 192-mile transmission line project would bring energy from hydroelectric plants in canada to new hampshire, and the rest of new england. they tried to reassure fears over health, and concern the tall electric towers would spoil the beauty of new hampshire. supporters here say it would give the state an economic boost, that includes 2600 new jobs, and $30 million annually in new tax revenue. >> and that' s my biggest hope. just to get it moving and to get it happening because we' re trying to revitalize franklin. shelley: four more public information sessions will be held in the next two weeks, in londonderry, laconia, whitefield and lincoln. tom: in commitment 2016, donald trump now has the support
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activists. today sam tamposi, junior and ben gamache announced their endorsements. both work in the real estate industry. and talent that' s needed to fix washington. >> mr. trump really does have the intelligence and the ability to create people and bring them together to get the job done. >> he' s got the charisma, he' s got the high energy, he' s a businessman who understands the problems we are facing. tom: both men had previously supported former new york governor george pataki who dropped out of the race in december. tomorrow senator ted cruz is scheduled to speak at a second amendment rally in hudson and a town hall meeting in londonderry. former first daughter chelsea clinton will be campaigning in new hampshire on her mother hillary clinton' s behalf. chelsea clinton has events planned in concord, manchester, and portsmouth. the upcoming republican debate will feature the fewest number of presidential candidates so
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seven candidates have been invited to appear in the primetime debate on thursday night, which will air on fox business network. the selection is based on the top six candidates in the 5 most recent national polls, and any candidate in the top 5 in either new hampshire or iowa. kentucky senator rand paul and former h.p. ceo carly fiorina didn' t make the cut for the main stage, as they have in the past. both have been invited to the so-called undercard debate, but paul says he won' t participate in anything that' s not the primetime debate. shelley: canterbury selectmen have asked the merrimack county sheriff' s office to conduct a formal review of the town' s police department. back in december, residents called for the town' s police department to be eliminated. that prompted the request for the review. it will go over policies, procedures and other items. this all comes after the arrest of police chief john laroche for an alleged sexual assault more
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the powerball jackpot has jumped to the biggest in world history sitting at $1.4 billion tonight. tom: all across the country, people are pooling their money to buy tickets for wednesday' s drawing. so tonight, our jean mackin spoke with an attorney about some wise office pool rules. jean: bunny' s superette here in manchester sells the most lottery tickets in the state and had a $50,000 winner in the last drawing. turns out that was an office pool. the winner came back into the lucky store on sunday to share the good news. >> it was a pool of 30. it was 30 people involved, but she didn' t tell us where from, she was keeping it a secret. jean an office pool winner? :>> yes, yep, 30 of them were sharing it. jean bunny' s has now opened 4 : powerball registers to handle the frenzy. the store has boxes of extra paper to print more powerball
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for office pools. if you are investing in one. you might want to pay attention to some legal advice from attorney john cronin. the number one rule, put it in writing, include a list of participants, and more. >> how many people are invested in the pool, how are we going to take the payout if we are fortunate enough to win, will we take it in annuity or the lump sum and how are we going to deal with the taxes? jean: he suggests choosing one lottery leader responsible for collecting money, buying the tickets and keeping them in a safe place. and you should show the numbers to everyone in the office pool before the drawing in a photo or in person. >> they' re either put in a public place so everyone can see what the numbers are, or emailed before the drawing takes place. >> while there are questions about sports gambling pools like march madness brackets, lottery tickets are perfectly legal in new hampshire, and so are lottery office pools, so good
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news9. shelley: the only way to guarantee yourself a win on wednesday night is purchase all of the number combinations, but it' s not a strong strategy. tom: with 292.2 million combinations, it will cost you $584 million to get all those tickets. when you take taxes out of the $1.4 billion jackpot, you' d end up losing money and that' s assuming no one else matches the winning numbers too. not to mention, it would be hard to do. if you were able to buy one ticket every second, it would still take you more than 9 years to buy every combination. shelley: and wmur will bring you the record-breaking powerball drawing live. join us wednesday night at 11:00 for the winning numbers.
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for mexican drug lord el chapo. just how long it could take to bring him back to the u.s. to face charges, including some here in new hampshire. shelley: a penny' s worth one
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tom: authorities in mexico have released some dramatic new video of operation black swan, a raid by a group of elite mexican marines attempting recapture the infamous, drug lord known as el chapo. the u.s. wants joaquin guzman to be extradited here to face charges in multiple jurisdictions including new hampshire, where he' s charged with conspiracy. shelley: but a mexican official says the extradition process will probably take a least a year. abc' s bazi kanani reports from washington, d.c. >> the daring attempt to recapture el chapo. this newly released video shows mexican marines going after the infamous drug lord guns blazing. at other times, crouched down, taking cover-while lobbing a grenade into the next room.
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s men. his safe house left battle scarred and ransacked by marines checking for narcotics. abc' s matt gutman got an inside look at the drug lord' s escape route through a hidden tunnel. >> for hundreds of yards el chapo and his lieutenant crawled through here. >> el chapo, joaquin guzman, is now back inside mexico' s highest security prison, the same one he manged to escape from 6 months ago. but this time, he' s being held in solitary confinement. this interview is what led to his recapture, according to officials. academy award winning actor sean penn questioned the drug lord for rolling stone magazine three months ago. el chapo was trying to land a movie deal about his life. shopping the idea around to hollywood producers and actors. recording this video. but mexican authorities were tracking penn during his visit with el chapo. sean penn is now defending his
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has nothing to hide. today, the white house commended mexican authorities for their bravery in the attempt to recapture el chapo. they say it has been a high priority for both governments. tom: house lawmakers have voted to limit federal expenses for former presidents, depending on their income. former presidents, including bill clinton and george w bush, can earn millions in speaking fees. after leaving office, presidents receive a pension of more than $200,000 a year, but are also covered for expenses like office space and travel that can add up to more than a million. payments would be reduced if a former president' s income reaches more than $400,000. some of your loose change costs more to make than it' s worth. the government accountability office says it costs 1.7 cents to make a penny and a nickel costs eight cents. the government blames rising metal prices. lawmakers will have to decide if
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including finding cheaper metals to use, but there' s no timeline for a decision. shelley: a government task force is recommending that women get a mammogram every other year between ages 50 and 74. the guidelines are similar to the ones put out by the same group in 2009. the task force says women in their 40' s should make their own choice about whether to get a mammogram. women in their 60' s are the most likely to avoid dying from breast cancer thanks to mammograms. the world is mourning a music icon david bowie. , the british rock star died last night after a private 18-month battle with cancer. he released his final album on friday which was his birthday. some of his biggest hits included space oddity, heroes, and let' s dance, but he also starred in movies, like labyrinth and the man who fell
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david bowie was 69-years-old. >> now, mike haddad with your storm watch forecast. mike: record-setting highs in concord and along the coast. we take you up to the lakes region where there' s still plenty of open water out there, the eyes yet to develop. but the winter chill in the air all week marking the coldest week we' ve seen so far this winter season. snow showers a good part of the day in the north country beginning to wind down. that' s it in terms of snow showers but it will continue to wind down. we will see the system back in the great lakes and portions of the midwest, stretching southward into parts of the ohio valley moving on in here. this is not a big storm but just enough snow to make it slick out there during the late part of the afternoon or evening commute
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20' s across a good part of the lakes region and points south, four degrees by early tomorrow morning in the great north woods. very close to the norm for this time of year. tomorrow starts off on the quiet side. you notice on futurecast at least partial sunshine through mid-to-late morning, even into the lunchtime hour there were the a narrow band of no back to the west and cloud deck moves in around lunch time or early afternoon. advanced to about 3:00, light snow already falling possibly into parts of the monadnock region. just starting to freeze up some area roadways. for many commuting anywhere from southern portions of new england
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hampshire, it looks like steady, everywhere during that time and before it intensifies it moves off to the east with just the west. not a lot of accumulation but there will be quite a storm for central and eastern parts of maine as the storm intensifies tomorrow evening. on average 1-3 inch snow tally, just enough to make things slick starting after 3:00 in western areas and after or :00 in the merrimack valley. school bus trips to and from school, no issues whatsoever to it shortly after that when the road turned dangerous. eastern parts of the great north woods, take a look at good portion of central and eastern maine.
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we have a dry stretch through the afternoon and it all changes later in the day with some light snow, winding down by about this time tomorrow night, then clearing and wednesday snow showers up north, windy and cold statewide. drive thursday and friday, maybe more snow and higher amounts in many spots on saturday. >> a good college championship football game tonight and the
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jason: the bruins were in new york tonight, hoping to climb out of their recent slump. boston had lost six of its last 8 games. the bruins and rangers separated by just two points in the conference. second period, no score. jimmy hayes splits the defenders, and scores with the wrister. his 10th of the year. made it 1-0 bruins after two. less than a minute into the third, the rangers dig the puck off the boards, and derick brassard beats tuukka rask on the back side, 1-1. under 2 minutes to play, keith yandle collects the long rebound and fires one on net. jesper fast gets the that' s the game winner. the bruins had a couple good chances with the extra skater, but new york holds on for the 2-1 win. boston will play at philladelphia on wednesday. high school hockey, a cross division game between memorial and merrimack. first period, ryan sullivan gets the crusaders on the board, that goal makes it 1-0. 2-0 in the second. merrimack goalie greg amato,
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memorial had a few chances. amato is just a sophomore. he has a few good years ahead of him. still in the second, zach pelletier, nice centering pass to jacob poitras, who converts, goal memorial. crusaders win 7-2. let' s check out that national championship football game. it' s alabama and clemson down at university of kenya -- university of phoenix. it was tied 14-14 at half time. derrick henry has two rushing touchdowns. shawn watson has thrown for two touchdowns for clemson right now in the fourth quarter. it' s game week for the patriots. after resting up over the bye week, it' s now full speed ahead. preparing for the kansas city chiefs. the last time the two teams met was week 4 of last season, when the chiefs rolled all over new england, winning 41-14. kansas city has won 11 straight games, and has one of the best front five in football right now. good news for the patriots,
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cleared by doctors to play for the first time since mid-november. anxious. every year is different, but going in you got some experience of how those games are going to be and where you should be, and and go out and be able to put myself in the best situation to help the team. >> working hard every day, doing everything i can to get myself ready for the next day. jason: that game is a 4:35 start on the usa olympic marathon saturday. trials are coming up february 13 in los angeles. the top 3 male and female finishers will make our olympic team for this summer' s games. there are 6 new hampshire athletes that have qualified to
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one of them. newmarket' s keely maguire qualified in florida last weekend running a fast half-marathon. in la, she will be running her first full marathon. >> it was something that was kind of on the radar that are possibly not be able to do. when you finally do it, it feels really good, like the sacrifices and hard work finally paid off. it' s going to be really i' m going mainly for the experience. just to even be in that type of venue with those athletes is what makes it an honor in it self. sports. tom: still to come on news 9 tonight. one young man from nashua
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rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders,
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new day for america is responsible for the content of this advertising. who do you like in this election? not sure yet. whoever gets something done. we've gone from eight billion in the hole, to two billion in the black. we've cut taxes and we're growing from a loss of three hundred fifty thousand jobs, to a gain of three hundred forty-seven thousand jobs. what do you think? kasich. kasich. kasich. that's a funny name. he brought back jobs both from china as well as mexico and i don't believe another
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shelley: cam rogers is reporting at the college football national championship game.
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he will be interviewing layers and coaches and sharing inte 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, i'm bernie sanders,
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