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shelley: now at 11:00, the cost of oil has hit its lowest level since 2003, bringing the price of gas down with it. the factors driving the drop. tom: our new poll has donald trump with a 20-point lead over his closest republican competition. but the numbers tell a different story for trump in the general election. mike: quiet and chilly across new hampshire now and that continues through the end of this week with temperatures close to average. if we see any big changes this weekend. to bring more shopping and dining options to southern new the visions for new businesses in two towns. tom: a patriots player jumps in to help a woman trapped in her car. >> so then i started kicking the window and it broke. tom: the offer he made after getting her to safety.
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now, wmur news 9 tonight. tom: it was another volatile day on wall street. at one point, the dow jones was down more than 500 points but recovered to finish down nearly 250. good evening, i' shelley: i' m shelley walcott. oil fell to its lowest price since early 2003 and the price of oil has influenced the rough start to 2016 for the markets. the upside to these oil prices is the relief we' re all getting at the gas pump. wmur' s jean mackin has our top story tonight. jean as the price of crude oil : plummets so does the price of gas. most stations in new hampshire are now in that $1.70 and $1.80 range. take a look at the price of gas at the station in manchester. >> i' m on a fixed income, im retired and it makes the money go further. >> i got it for $1.75 i can'
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believe gas prices are this low. t know what' but i' m happy about it. jean the spokesperson for aaa : northern new england can explain a few of the factors >> china' s economy has slowed down and the demand for fuel oil and oil is down so that has driven the price is down. jean: crude oil fell to $26.55 a barrel, trading at it' s lowest level since 2003. the bottom of the barrel price has investors worried growth in the global economy is slowing. that sent stock prices tumbling in the new year. investors advised to ride it out, historically they will rise again. but just how low and how long can gas prices fall? aaa predicts downward price trend will continue or stabilize. new hampshire is far below the most expensive gas in the nation. california takes top
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oklahoma has the lowest at $1.59. in manchester, jean mackin, wmur news9. shelley: in commitment 2016, our wmur-cnn granite state poll presidential candidate still way ahead of the pack. ted cruz is his closest competitor 20 points behind. marco rubio and jeb bush are tied at 10%. john kasich, rand paul, and chris christie all have 6%. but it' s not all good news for trump. new numbers cast a very different picture about what would happen in the general election here in new hampshire. >> ' please fbi, please go after hillary. i wanna run against bernie.' . shelley donald trump may want to : be careful what he wishes for, his dream of facing off with bernie sanders in november might not go well for him at least not in new hampshire. a new wmur/cnn poll on potential matchups finds the vermont
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23-point margin. in fact, sanders would beat every republican in a head-to-head-race, even hypothetically outperforming hillary clinton. >> bernie sanders does better than hillary clinton against all of the republicans. shelley but hillary clinton is : the national democratic frontrunner. and still the favorite to win the nomination. the poll finds she would also beat trump, by 9 points. clinton beats texas senator ted cruz as well, by six points. but the poll found marco rubio would beat clinton by one point, 45 to 44. while ohio governor john kasich is deadlocked in this poll with clinton, each getting 43%. in fact, every republican in this survey has a better shot at beating clinton than donald trump does. >> i think the republican candidates need to wake up. shelley meantime, gop candidates : still polling in the middle of the pack, continue to stump
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jeb bush and john kasich, insisting the fight for new hampshire won' t end, until election day. >> it' s why this is such a special place. these voters get a chance to see everybody. >> new hampshire is the perfect place to screen candidates for president of the united states and make a recommendation to the rest of the country. shelley: 43% of republican primary voters said they haven' t made a final decision on who they' ll support. you can read the full results from our poll on wmur.com. tom: new jersey governor chris christie held his 50th new hampshire town hall in derry tonight. he attacked hillary clinton for her view on fighting isis saying they follow president obama' s mistakes. >> unfortunately, the woman in the democratic party who' s looking to succeed him said two debates ago, ' as to isis, we' re exactly where we want to be.' i wonder if she would say that
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the last few months. tom: the republican presidential candidate has two more town hall meetings planned for tomorrow, one with employees at globe manufacturing, and one in meredith at inter-lakes high school. texas senator ted cruz spent the evening in hollis, holding a rally with supporters. he spent the day campaigning in new hampshire, starting this morning with a town hall meeting in exeter. the republican presidential candidate also had meet and greet events in hooksett and goffstown. cruz will be in manchester tomorrow afternoon. republican presidential candidate marco rubio started his day holding a town hall at the plymouth senior center. later, he was in concord to address the new hampshire house. his time serving in florida' s state legislature and the value of state government. shelley: on the democratic side former president bill clinton was in concord today to campaign for his wife. for hillary because she' s the
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ready to be president of the united states and defend the country and promote on day one. -- and promote shared prosperity and deal with the health care issues and give equal treatment to women in the workforce on day one. shelley clinton was joined by : governor maggie hassan at this event who also spoke in support of hillary clinton. we also get unusual access to the candidates and we invited every major party candidate to join us for small gatherings we call candidate cafe s. they talk about the moments that still make them nervous. >> when the stakes a really high, i feel like i need to do my best job. sometimes i' m satisfied and sometimes i' m not. shelley: please join us for an extended look into the candidates'
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candidate cafe opens thursday at 9:00 tom: all across the p.m.. northeast, eyes are watching a weekend storm. it appears on track to bring heavy snow to the mid-atlantic on friday and saturday. the latest models have just been released. so let' s go to chief meteorologist mike haddad to find out what we' re learning. mike: this is the timeframe during the late part of the morning and evening when the computer runs continue to come out. most of them lining up on the same track they been on, which is good news on average because it gives you a little confidence when you' re stretching out the or cast beyond a couple of days. northwesterly wind at 5-15 for our, driving in seasonally chilly air and dry conditions. one system dropping a little bit of snow in places like d.c., well off to the south of new england. but when you factor in all of the energy in the central plains, that will be diving south of new england by late
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up until that point, all eyes are on the bull' s-eye of snow set for portions of west virginia, virginia and towards the nation' s capital, two feet plus by early sunday. we will look at the possibilities coming up in a few minutes. tom: in anticipation of the snow, major airlines are waiving their change fees. american, southwest, and delta are some of the airlines who' ve already issued waivers. details vary by airline, but both southwest and delta are allowing people travelling from airports including boston to change flights this weekend with no penalty. as always check with your airline for details. shelley: new proposals in merrimack and salem could mean more options for housing, shopping, and dining. developers have released plans for an urban style community near the merrimack premium outlets and a tuscan-style village at rockingham park. wmur' s suzanne roantree tells us developers say both projects are
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suzanne: at this point, both projects have only been presented to their respective town planning boards. but developers are hopeful that they will ultimately win final approval. developers of the merrimack project say there' s a need for a convenient, walkable community that would appeal to young workers in the area. >> as well as an active place for people to go after work or on the weekends for entertainment. suzanne plans include hundreds : of thousands of square feet of office space retail and restaurants plus up to 150 living spaces and a 120 room hotel. that could mean nearly a million dollars in taxes a year for merrimack with the promise of a minimal impact on town services. >> particularly on schools because we are not anticipating school children being residents there. >> and it also obviously would bring quite a few jobs to the area as well. suzanne developers hope to start : construction in 2017. in salem, the owners of the
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ve purchased a large piece of land at rockingham park. we are going to do a kind of multifaceted entertainment, theater, organic grocer, shops, all kinds of restaurants. there will be some fun upscale residential, so it will be kind of urban. suzanne complete with numerous : retail shops, brownstone style living spaces and a luxury apartment building. >> we intend to the same fun and passion and energy that we have in the orginal tuscan village and multiply that into something that is really unique downtown development that really doesn' t exist in southern new hampshire. suzanne: the two projects still need more approvals from the towns of merrimack and salem, but are expected to not only fill the need for more housing, but also create a few thousand new jobs in southern new hampshire. live in the newsroom, suzanne
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taking the first step toward creating an affiliation. leaders of catholic medal center in manchester and monadnock community hospital in peterborough voted today to work toward affiliation in the next 12 months. the two hospitals have been working together for years, particularly on improving access to cardiology and vascular care to patients in the monadnock region. tom: the patriots layers being commended for helping a woman escape her car after a crash. coming up on news 9 tonight. she was fine after the incident, but we will take you why he had to go to the hospital. shelley: scientists think there could be at nine lannett in our solar system. but this is no pluto. mike: after a seasonably cold night, a bright and breezy thursday follows a look into friday and the weekend to see if
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mid-atlantic storm moves in there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders
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tom senate democrats have : blocked a bill that would crack down on syrian and iraqi refugees coming into the u.s.. the vote means the refugee bill, which passed the house with broad bipartisan support in november, likely is dead for the year. the bill called for new fbi background checks on refugees, and 3 high-ranking federal officials would each have to sign off before any refugee from syria or iraq could come to the
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a subpoena has been issued to a former pharmaceutical ceo who hiked the price of a drug by 5000%. shelley: house lawmakers want him to appear at a congressional hearing next tuesday. they are investigating several companies for exorbitant drug prices. he drastically up the price of the only drug that' s been approved for a rare infection. >> john atwater tells us the action taken. >> the doors were locked and i could not get out myself. the battery died and i try to manually open all the locks. after that failed i try to open the passenger window myself.
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from her car after a crash on route one last thursday but just behind her in his car, a patriots star with the strength to save her. >> i was just like, i' ve got to get her out of here somehow. >> very heroic for pulling over and helping out someone in the. thank you so much. >> it was quite a save but it came with quite a sacrifice. he had a big gash on his leg that required 22 stitches. it came just two days before the patriots game against the chiefs. >> it was a freaky situation i was in but i' m glad i was able to help her. >> the woman said fleming held her hand and offer to stay until she was ok. she had an idea that was a patriots player but did not know
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media attention today. shelley: students taking the sat this weekend will be the last ones to take the test before its next makeover. the new test debuts in march with no penalty for wrong answers. the new sat will still have sections on reading, writing, and math, but is designed to focus more on what students are learning in the classroom. the essay will be optional. the sat was last revised in 2005. scientists say they have good evidence showing there' s a ninth planet in our solar system and it' s not pluto. the planet is thought to be almost as big as neptune and made of gas. its orbit is likely so far away that it takes this planet 10,000 to 20,000 earth-years to circle it hasn' t been spotted yet, but scientists think it could be discovered via telescope within five years or less. >> now, mike haddad with your
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mike: we start you off with some time lapse photos out of warner. you notice the trees kind of bouncing around a little bit, those stubborn winds continuing out of the northwest, driving in seasonably chilly air. yesterday we were in the lower 20' s, today up her 20' s in concord after morning lowest 17, so not all that frigid and no arctic air left as temperatures are running right at the norm for this late hour of the evening in this time of the year. nine in lebanon, but for many, it' s upper teens and low 20' s. it will not bottom out all that cold tonight. single digit star that west and on average lower teens in southern new hampshire. the wind chill still a factor with the wind out of the northwest. tomorrow it kicks up again but not as strong as the past couple
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causing a little bit of light snow near the nation' s capital and getting ready for a blockbuster snow event down there. right now that weaker system ready to break up the winds behind it. tomorrow 15 to as much as 28 miles per hour. not as strong with the wind on friday and that northwesterly flow doing a couple things, keeping the cold air locked in place and keeping the storm track off to the south a bit of a break for d.c. and the mid-atlantic region before this system strengthens over the next 48 hours. it will grab a lot of moisture out of the gulf of mexico and throw it right into the central part of the appellations. -- appalachians. over two feet out of this upcoming nor'
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some cases. fair skies tonight, sunshine tomorrow, more sunshine is we going to the day on friday. weekend. easter down across the mid-atlantic region. places like philadelphia, through richmond virginia with a sharp cutoff and heavy snow england. this is only one computer model but just about all of them drive the heavy snow off to the east meaning just about all the advisories for the next three days are lining up from places like arkansas northeast to about new york city. slight chance even though the track has been to the south the past two days, that it could wobble a bit closer and put us on the northern french of some light snow or flurries. that is still a chance saturday
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tomorrow through saturday is quiet so we have time to watch it. jamie: celtics in a tight one
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she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights.
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insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. jamie: we start in the nba tonight, with the boston celtics on the road. they took on the toronto raptors, with the celts trying to come back from an overtime loss on monday night. this one played at the air canada centre. luis scola got hot early. he hits a wide open 3 from the top of the key.
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second quarter. marcus smart throws the pass ahead to avery bradley for the fastbreak dunk. 4th quarter isiah thomas wide open. he doesn' t miss many of those. 21 points, 10 assists. celts hanging in there. kelly olynick drives and dunks big time 98-93. check out this play though. the celtics don' t box out, and patrick patterson with a thunderous follow-up dunk. toronto holds on for the 115-109 win over the celts. the d-3 rivals. plymouth state at keene state tonight. the panthers hitting the glass early. uche wokeji with an offensive rebound and putback for psu. then bryan boulay from keene hits a 3 against the team from his hometown. he plays for plymouth state. keene right with them. matt ozzella strokes a 3 pointer. 13 points and 15 rebounds.
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then nate stichell with a sweet look to carlos ovalle for the layup. it went to overtime. the owls win a great game, 78-71. now to the women's game, plymouth state at keene state. owls in white. valerie martin the freshman out of pinkerton drives and scores in the lane. then talk about a good looking shooter, great form by brittany roche out of londonderry. 3 for the panthers. back to the owls, martin misses but amanda petrow out of methuen is there for the rebound and putback. she had a good game, 12 points, 11 rebounds. at the half keene state led 35-25. debra morril out of concord drives and scores for psu, 8 new hampshire residents on the panthers roster. the owls win 77-54. let the hype begin. with the patriots back at practice now, we will be hearing from the teams all week, starting tonight with the coaches. the broncos and patriots are ready to play on sunday in colorado with a trip to the
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>> were granted to need our best game sunday. making sure we do everything in preparation and the best we can be. that' s what it is going to take. excited to be in the game. >> if you don' t tackled well with their players being as physical as they are, if we don' t tackled well a lot of plays. jamie: new hampshire' s football chip kelly was introduced as the 49ers this afternoon. the executives of the 49ers visited kelly in new hampshire kelly' s deal is reportedly worth $24 million over 4 years. >> one thing all coaches know is we are not going to be at places have to do the best job he
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what you need to worry about is i' m excited to be here and work with them in terms of being the field. the fisher cats announced their tom: still to come on news 9 you' re going to have to wait a little longer to find out what happens to rey, finn, and kylo ren. shelley: the new date for the
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for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders
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tom: the release of the next chapter in the star wars saga has been pushed back. star wars episode 8 will now hit theaters in december of 2017 not may of that year, as originally scheduled. shelley: production on the movie is set to begin next month in london. a star wars spin-off movie, rogue one, will be released in theaters december of this year.
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tonight at 11:00. tom: jimmy kimmel live is next, followed by night line. have a good night. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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