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tt4wat^(@%t " qzh! `7@ mike: all quiet right now, but a wintry mix will change that for the start of the weekend. i' ll have the latest track and timeline of the next storm ahead tom: seven republican presidential candidates met in their party' s latest debate. and the main targets of their attacks were president obama and hillary clinton. shelley: democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders was in the granite state tonight almost nine months after launching his campaign. >> a lot has changed in eight and a half months . out for his potential administration. tom: class will be in session next week in bedford but not all students are required to be there. the new plan that has parents divided. like we do. tom: it'
across the granite state, as we look live at portsmouth. it is 23 degrees. tomorrow night at this time, we' ll be waiting for the arrival of a systethat' s bringing rain and snow. good evening, i' m tom griffith. shelley: i' m shelley walcott. we start with chief meteorologist mike haddad, who' s breaking down this storm' s timeline. mike: a fast mover, in and out of here in about 10-12 hours but a real mess for new hampshire during that time. dropping down into the gold coast coast states where the bit of heavy rain developing in and west. s the moisture that will be rushing up the coast tomorrow afternoon and evening and eventually making its way into new hampshire. seasonably chilly, teens and low 20' s but as the storm builds in from the south, there is not a lot of arctic air to the north. the rain will be accompanied by
the have to go to the north and west oncorcoto get in on some earea in the event. how much snow to expect and much more in a few minutes. shelley: now to commitment 2016. tonight, the republican presidential candidates faced off for the first time ithe this time, the candidates were in south carolina, and the stage was a little less crowded. wmur' s jean mackin joins us with the highlights of the primetime debate that just wrapped up. jean: this debate featured fewer candidates on the main stage featuring seven republicans tonight. the focus was the economy, domestic and international policy but the candidates also had laser focus on each other, and hillary clinton. the republicans on stage in south carolina stood in agreement on one issue. >> the next commander in chief
jean but donald trump challenged : ted cruz to prove he' s qualified because he was born in canada to an american mother. >> if i win i choose him as a vp candidate and the dems sue because we can' t take him along for the ride. >> i'll tell you what, donald. a few you tefered me the vp slot. i' ll tell you what, if this all works out, i' m happy to consider naming you as vp. you can get the job at the end of the day. jean the republicans tackled : issues like job growth, building the military, gun rights and terrorism. there were a few memorable humorous moments. im glad to get a question this i was going to ask you to wake me up when the time came. jean and some jabs at each : other. >> in iowa, as you know, in the last 3 polls i'm beating you. jean but they spent much of the
>> the american people have rejected your agenda. thatno right, it' s not constitutional, and we are going to kick your rear end out of the white house come this fall. >> if she gets elected, she'
s under investigation. she might be going back and forth between the white house and court house. we need to stop that. >> hillary clinton is disqlifiua from being the commander-in-chief of e united states. and someone who lies to the families of those 4 victims in bengazi can never be president of the united states. >> are you kidding me? we are nowhere close to a balanced budget or fiscal discipline. >> if we manage to damage ourselves and we lose the next election this nation is over as we know it.
picture here. jean: the days are dwindling til the voting begin. iowa' s caucus is
swiftly hampshire' primary under a month from now on february 9. live in the studio, jean mackin, wmur news9. tom: as has become tradition during ts hiimary, there was also another debate earlier tonight. three of the lower-polling candidates met in that debate. carly fiorina, mike huckabee, administration' s stance on refugees, guns, and the economy. >> we n nocaallow refugees to enter this country unless we can we can' t. >> what the president keeps pushing are ideas that have never worked, that would not have stopped san bernardino, sandy hook. >> this president has done more to take jobs away from the hard working people who are struggling the most.
failing to qualify for the prime-time one, but he refused to participate. paul held a twitter town hall instead. democrats are up next. the 3 democratic candidates will debate sunday night souin carolina. that airs on nbc. republicans will debate again in two weeks in iowa the last debate before the iowa caucuses. that airs on few shelley: vermont senator bernie sanders spent this evening just miles away from his home state, speaking to stts dartmouth college. the democratic presidential candidate held a town hall and picked up an endorsement from a senator from massachusetts. our stephanie woods joins us live from hanover. stephanie: hundreds of hanover residents in dartmouth students lined up and braved the cold to feel the burn. others are little more dubious. >> he' s noa compromiser, and he takes a really hard line on
s awesome, but in a polarized congress where no one wants to work with either side, i don' t see him making a lot of friends by saying, ' this is what i' m going to do, and i' m not going to budge on it. stephanie on thursday more than : 1400 dartmouth students hanover residents and bernie believers lined up to hear senator bernie sanders speak. issac was first in line and is leaning toward the new hampshire primary frontrunner but he still has questions. >> the ones that resonate with me most are higher education and the environment. so i at a unique position in my m making the right decision. >> now the fossil fuel industry is more important than their short-term profits. stephanie sanders spoke of his : political revolution, which he says he will achieve as president by raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour making publics led universities
single-payer health care system. reporters asked how the government would find the money to provide health care for nearly every u.s. citizen and if it would raise taxes. >> i hope everyone understands this because sometimes we get attackeds whai this plan does of course, is end private insurance payments for the american people. so instead of making a private insurance premium payment, you make a medicare premium payment. stephanie: former massachusetts senator paul kirk endorse sanders and it looks like he' s not the only one. he now leads in the polling done average of 48%mong a likely democratic voters, a six-point lead over rival hillary clinton. tom: we'
100-th anniversary of the new hampshire primary. and the threat of this being the last true first in the nation primary is real in a way it has never been before. this sunday, watch an encore presentation of our special look at the history of the primary in the granite state, and why the tradition is so important to maintain going forward. >> there is a reason why the there' s a reason why the rose kentucky derby is in kentucky. bowl is where it is. theres a reason why all kinds of different cultural events and where they are. s e same reason nh has the primary. its here because its birth was here. tom join us y atis:00 : here on wmur for first in the nation, one hundred years of tr you can also str m wmur.com, or our mobile app.
week, but not all students are being required to take them. this new initiative is raising eyebrows for some parents. the district calls it competency recovery days. allowing students who ha reached a certain level to take time off. some students in bedford, will next week. district officials have decided classes don' t need to show up, or take any midterm exams. >> if a stud passing their class, that a teacher can wave the midterm. shelley: it' s a controia plan called comptency recovery days. bedford high school will be adjusting their normal class sche. n so that classes will only be held for students who need extra help. >> the work that' s going to be happening with teachers and students academically, that' s going to be for students who have not yet mastered those key skills. and that' s really what competency recovery is all about. shelley some parents we spoke to : like the idea of kids getting cleared of midterms. >> i think it' s a great idea for
take another one. shelley other parents think it' s : in the best interest of kids, who are struggling. >> they' re falling behind, it' s a good chance for them to catch up before it gets too late. shelley still, other parents : told us off camera, they just don' t like the idea at all. superintendent mcgee has heard from them, but he says many come around, once he explains the district' s goal. >> when we take the time to explain what it typically is like and how it isn' t that different. and also our intention is to help students who haven' t mastered those skills yet get there, we get a pretty good reception from parents who have asked the question. shelley: students who have been excused from class at bedford high school next week can l come in to work on projects, or communitservice. tom: just over the border in methuen, massachusetts illness is closing a school morrto. methuen police say timony grammar school will be closed because ofug.to as many as 200 students and staff have called out sick.
clean the building. shelley: coming up on news 9 tonight. ing few extra days this year to file your taxes. tom: the amoofan sachs will have to pay. mike: this weekend will offer quite a few changes. the forecast is coming up. shelley: billy joel is getting set to return to fenway park you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999.
tom: we' re all getting a little extra time to file our taxes this year. taxes will
be due on monday, april 18 this year, instead of the normal april 15 deadline. this year, friday, april 15 a public holidayn washington maine and massachusetts will get even more time. patriot' s day is monday, april 18 so taxes will be due for those states on tuesday. investment bank goldman sachs has reached a five billion dollar settlement over mortgages. shelley: it' s part of a federal and state investigation to the role goldman played in the sale of mortgages in the years leading into the housing bubble and subsequent the fin
to settle with regulators for its role in the financial crisis. an effort to impeach mne governor paul le today. the republican governor was accused of using influence to pressure a charter school operator into rescinding a job offer to democratic house speaker mark eves. his critics weren' t able to get ouupport to require a vote on an independent investigation that could have led to impeachment over his alleged abuse of power. tom: the new hampshire coalitionagnst domestic and sexual violence has received a grant as part of the purple purse challenge.alitn raised more than $40,000 to help wit security plans for survivors. new hampshire' s senators presented a check for an additional from the challenge' s $3000 organizer. this issue is very important, >>this issue is very important, for safety and security until we end sexual and domestic violence. >> it' s something that c es all demographic lines, affects all age groups and it'
ve got to work together to address. tom: nationwide, the purple purse challenge haraised more than $3 million the governor has submitted her $10-ar transportation plan for the state. the plan completes i-93 widening, accelerates the exit 4a project in londonderry, replaces hampton river bridge; and allows commuter rail from concord to boston to advance. federal funding will help repair red-listed bridges and begin the first phase of widening route 106 in front of the new hampshire motor speedway. it also calls for the resurfacing an additional 200 miles of roads per year. a 10 year master plan is required by law. shelley: billy joel is returning to fenway park for the third consecutive t mmn' t be his last. you have to learn to pace yourself, pressure. shelley joel is the first artist : to perform at fenway three
that joel plans to make the ball park his new england home creating a summer residency in boston like his monthly shows in new auare garden. this summer show is august 18. on sale next friday. mike: good to see the piano man out there. a little bit of rain for song, some freezing rain early on for others. we will break that all down in a few moments. timeap coast, a nice winter day out there. a little on the chilly side but it is mid-january. we don' t have much snow or eyes to contend with on the roads so that is ok out there. that will change by early saturday morning as the next
a few flurries up north, then early saturday morning is when the next storm moves in. a wintry mix of rain and reaching rain and a few wet flakes. it picks up saturday morning before moving out quickly by early afternoon on saturday. we should see rapid improvement on area roadways on sunday. dry with some partial clearing that should allow temperatures to fall off on average back into the single digits north and teens elsewhere in the state. right now we are running mostly in the team to around 20. across the country. not all thate acss the northern tears. a little -- a wedge of through st. louis into the mississippi valley and eventually into the the storm begins to develop
with it not only some rain but embedded thunderstorms indicating a lot of energy with the storm. the back edge already racing toward new orleans. i would say about saturday afternoon it is all gone, but we have to get to that point and it looks to be a little messy again saturday morning. tomorrow morning clouds and partial sun. as they lower and thien and the winds pick up on shore we could see a few mixed showers developing after the midnight hour. then the leading edge of the storm approaches i about 5:00 saturday morning. main in the form of but near the ground it might 31 or 32. untr be ea little sleep with a touch of freezing rain. mid to late morning is when we get hit with the brunt of the storm. heavy rain manchester south and east but primarily rain.
higher terrainf the northern part of the monadnock region, pl es like washington and through the lake sunapee zone in the white mountains, in between mainly rain in the valleys but a little bit of wet snow cannot be ruled out. by 3:00 in the afternoon, most of northern new hampshire is in the clear. what about snow projections, mainly rn. possibly a half inch right at the end but it looks to be mainly went. the tricky part of the forecast at this point looks like 1-3 with thehe amounts in the higher elevations. beyond that would go into a fairly nice saturday night and sunday, then late sunday night into early monday, snow showers and squalls cld make it messy and tricky on the roads early monday. after that arctic cold for a
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and he had a dunk to start the game, 2-0 arizona. later in the first half, he hits a leaner from in close to put the wildcats up 23-18. they win over washington hi , 99-67. everyone. new hampshires chip kelly has a new job. his home on the seacoast. announced that they' ve hired kelly as their new head coach. the 52-year-old was fired by t phadelphia eagles after 15 games this season.tetwo 10-6 seasons in philly, the eagles finished a disappointing 6-9 under kelly this year. 49ers ceo jed york announced the hiring on twitter, saying they were thrilled to hire kelly after a thorough search. he will be introduced next week. patriots tight end robko ki missed practice today, after limited participation yesterday. reports today that he got a treatment the knee at a boston hospital, which included an injection. also lists gronk as having a the patriots do expect he will play on saturday. and 48 hours from now, the patriots will have eitheradva
game or the kansas city chiefs will have run their winning streak to 12 games. either way, you know tom brady will give it everything he has for a win. the chiefs know it too. >> he is who everybody is chasing. for him to be doing it as long as he has is remarkable. >> pretty consistent each year, regardless if he has players doing it on the outside or the inside. he is the guy. jamie: meanwhile, chandler jones spoke after practice today. the patriots pro bowl defensive lineman was hospitalized with a medical emergency on sunday, but has not missed any practices and he expects to play saturday. here is what he had to say. >> i want to apologize to all the fans and everyone for their support. i' m focusing on having probably
jamie: let' s go to high s basketball. londonderry at bedford girls lancers in blue kelsey coffey , knocks down an early 3 pointer the bulldogs love to go to jenoyce laniyan quick thru the paint, scores plus the foul and the londonderry coach ian horseman urging his team to play defense. more bedford captain brianna purcell over to laniyan, quick jumper and she buries it , londonderry 28-21. this week' s hometown hero is a o-sport athlete at memorial high school. zach pelletier plays hockey and lacrosse, but hockey is his passion. the six-foot forward l team with 17 points seven goals and 10 assists. zach is sl college options, but hopes to play hockey somewhere while studying criminal justice. >> this team has a lot of heart but not a lot of size.
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s outcome and it involves food. if the patriots win, missouri governor jay nixon will send over ribs from gates bbq in kansas city. if the chiefs win, massachusetts governor charlie baker will send boston cream pie cupcakes from koffee kup bakery in springfield. th winnings will go to a food pantry. thanks for joining us for news 9
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