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family held at gunpoint. josh: two people are on the loose, two others under arrest accused of using an online ad to lure a man to an apartment to beat him and rob him. i'm josh mcelveen. jean: i'm jean mackin. police don't think this is the first time this has happened. josh: jennifer crompton has the story live from our seacoast bureau. reporter: police say the victim responded to an online ad on both craigslist and back page. an ad for personal services of some sort and that it was a setup. they were called to an apartment in somersworth by the victim who had been robbed and beaten in the face. according to police he had arranged to meet this woman, 22-year-old felicia smart of somersworth.
connection, as well as her 29 edwin dorr. police are also looking or another man. affidavits al he and two others were waiting when the victim arrived. >> he actually walked in the apartment with the girl, she met him outside, she left the room for a second or a couple minutes actually and when she left the room these three males entered through a rear door. and then con fronted him. reporter: police say they expect there will be more charges. coming up at 6:00 the statement one suspect allegedly made that leads police to believe that they may have done this before. for now live in portsmouth, jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. jean: right now police in salem are looking for the public's help after a man robbed a convenience store early this morning. tonight authorities have released surveillance video in suspect. andy hershberger joins us now live with that story.
was in the store long enough to empty two registers. no one was hurt and police don't know if the assailant was armed. salem police are asking tonight if you know this man. this surveillance video shows him walking into the 7-11 on cluff crossing road thursday morning. >> he encountered the clerk who was sweeping, walks up to the clerk, he's completely covered, has a scarf over his face, walks up to the clerk, grabs him, escorts him to one register. reporter: salem police say the man empties the cash from the first register, then moves to the second one and cleans out that cash drawer. >> the clerk describes him as having one hand in his pocket at one point which led him to believe that he may be armed, however no weapon was shown during the incident. reporter: the surveillance video shows the man leaving the store and heading toward the parking lot. police say once outside he headed west toward a nearby apartment complex. the man is wearing dark clothing
police say he was wearing mismatched gloves, one black and blue, the other black and white. while police say the clerk thought the man may have had a weapon, no threats were made. >> the only time i had conversation, the suspect does drawers. reporter: police are asking if you recognize this man or have any other information about this case to please give them a call. live, andy hershberger, wmur news 9. jean: a major blizzard is gaining strength as it churns towards the east coast tonight, it's not expected to have much of an impact in new hampshire. but it will be a very different story to our south where millions of people are bracing for a major blizzard. landa zak is in washington d.c. reporter: they call washington d.c.'s megastorm of 2010 snow ma geddo. in could be worst.
since 2010. reporter: maryland governor hogan urged residents to have a week's worth of supplies on hand. promising public works will be prepared, too. >> statewide, s. hment a. has 2700 pieces of equipment that will be deployed and is ready with 365,000-tons of salt. to battle the storm. reporter: with up to two feet of snow predicted, residents are preparing for the worst. this sore in chesapeake, forced to limit the amount of snow supplies could purchase. >> the fastest moving thing has been the snow shovels, we're down to like our last few of them, which is like three or four. reporter: this trader joe's trying to control the crowds, only allowing 10 shoppers in at a time. is it all too much? the director of the nation's weather forecasting agency said preparation can save lives. >> we're talking about a potentially paralyzing storm. reporter: and after wednesday's
major accidents, the stakes now are even higher. and it isn't just the snow. now forecasters are predicting the possibility of tropical storm force winds here in the nation's capital. which will write all this traffic to a complete stab still. jean: once again the storm is expected to by-pass new hampshire. mike will have more on that in a few minutes. but you can track the path that it does take with our live radar and text forecasts on wmur.com and our free mobile app. josh: this is a storm that has a bit of a political twist as well, that's because new jersey governor chris christie will continue to campaign here in the granite state, even with that major storm bearing down on his home state of new jersey. we caught up with him in boston this afternoon and that's where adam sexton is now live. reporter: josh, governor christie is firm in his decision to stay here and continue his quest for the white house rather than return to new jersey to oversee his state's response to
late this afternoon he held a law enforcement roundtable here hosted by merrimack county sheriff scott hilliard. as a former prosecutor, christie is come tabl in this rowed and said they need a president that will enforce the law evenly but give them the benefit of the doubt had the cards are down. macintosh a dozen new jersey counties are under a blizzard watch, but he says he has no problem governing the garden state from the granite state. >> i was on a call last night, if it's necessary for me to get down there, i will, but i'm not driving a plow truck. we have all our people ready to know, they know what to do. we've been through hurricane sandy. so six, 8, 10, 12 inches of snow on a weekend will not be something i think will be more than we can handle. reporter: coming up at 6:00, hear more from governor christie including the republican presidential candidate he believes has been most negative
it's not donald trump. in boscawen, adam sexton. josh: there are several republican candidates crisscrossing new hampshire today. marco rubio started the day at u.n.h. in manchester, will also hold a town hall in brookline. jeb bush held three town halls today, he's raised eyebrows with a new ad taking direct aim at rival republican donald trump. bush also talked to john day stayso about that ad, that's on wmur.com. after picking up his fourth new hampshire newspaper endorsement in less than a week, ohio governor john kasich was in laconia, energizing volunteers. his campaign points to several polls that have him in second place in new hampshire and kasich believes that momentum is building fast. >> people felt a sense that they're part of something bigger than themselves and it gets them excited. ground games always work, and maybe more this time because there are so many people, but
josh: kasich's folks will hold a town hall in wolfeboro tonight. stops for ted cruz today included the life of the party series put on by young professionals. cruz has been in new hampshire since sunday. and on the democratic side of things, martin o'malley made several stops including a town hall in henniker. in new hampshire it is bernie sanders and not hillary clinton who is the democratic front run concert he's had no trouble drawing big crowds and that was the case this afternoon in peterborough where sanders continued to hammer away on his message of combating income inequality, campaign finance reform, and he issued -- the issue of climate change. that topic he took a good swipe at the republican frontrunner. >> donald trump's assessment of the situation, being the brilliant scientist that he is, is that climate change is a hoax created by the chinese. which shocked me very much. i thought it was the mexicans or
josh: after meeting seniors in peterborough, sanders' next stop is for students at southern new hampshire university. we'll hear more from sanders at 6:00 on why he thinks the democrats, he's their best hope for the white house. tune in tonight for a more personal glimpse of all of these candidates, on candidate cafe. you've seen parts of these conversations, but you'll want to hear the whole thing, it pretty cool. candidate cafe, tonight at 9:00 here on wmur. jean: now let's see how things are moving out there. in manchester near exit 5. peggy james joins us with a live look at the evening commute tonight. peggy: hi, jean, we're off to a pretty good start throughout the state. things are looking good, 93 north a good ride from the massachusetts border all the way up into manchester, and 293 is moving well around the city.
and concord no problems as you approach the bow junction. taking a look at 101 west through the bedford stretch, a little sluggish at that 114 interchange. the everett turnpike is fill in and busy through the merrimack stretch northbound. 101 is an easy commute between manchester and the seacoast. we have the unusual slowdowns on the spaulding turnpike in newington. i'm peggy james for 95.7,id. josh: still to come at 5:00, senator ayotte taking on secretary of state kerry, over iran. mike: breezy today, a look at the weekend ahead. jean: a baby given narcan after investigators believe he overdosed on illegal medication. it happened in the same apartment where another child recently died. josh: then a woman admits to
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jean: the white house isn't ruling out actions against russia after a british judge concluded president putin likely approved the murder of a former spy. the agent died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison. investigators say he was given london hotel. the white house says it will need to take a close look at the judge's report. republican new hampshire senator iran. josh: she spoke after secretary of state kerry admitted that money freed up by lifting sanctions on iran will likely end fun the hand of terrorist groups. but kerry says there will be consequences if iran is actually groups. senator ayotte said it always been clear that the money could
militias backed by iran are suspected of kidnapping three americans in baghdad last week. >> this hostage taking continues with the iranians and if we don't stand up to them sooner and more strongly, unfortunately, i don't think this will be the last that we have seen where the iranians either through their militias or themselves take innocent americans into custody. josh: ayotte and other senators including mccain and graham say they are working on legislation now to impose tougher sanctions on iran. jean: a 1-year-old boy in massachusetts is now in state custody after he was revived with the drug normally used in heroin overdoses. last week paramedics responded to a home in worcester and found the baby on the verge of going into cardiac arrest. they gave him narcan. investigators think a heart medication found in the apartment made the baby sick. he is now expected to be okay.
contact with this family before. >> she never did any of that, she just didn't pay any attention really to them. jean: investigators are looking for any connection to the death of a toddler in the same apartment last year. the governor of michigan is asking president obama to reconsider his decision to deny a federal disaster declaration for flint. the president did declare an emergency because of the water crisis there. that means the city can get up to $5 million in federal funds. but the president decided the high lead levels are not a disaster like a fire or a flood. michigans governor calls that a narrow reading of the definition. josh: as the winter weather sweeps across the country, an unusual sight is popping up in one town, try this on for size, these are frozen pats standing up on their own. people in minnesota are coping with the cold by freezing the clothes and displaying them as a sculpture. hasn't caught on with everyone,
his dog got spooked and tried to run off. mike: i get spooked too if i saw frozen pants, just wandering around, sitting around. so bizarre. take a look at the nice scene in dublin, the sun is down, still a little light showing out there because we do have clear conditions and the snow cover out there. but really not all that bad a day compared to where we could be and compared to what's happening to our south. right now winds continue to bill in out of the northwest, that stubborn breeze right now driving temperatures slightly below the average. on average it's low to mid teens north, upper teens and central parts of the state and low to mid 20's elsewhere. as we go through time we're going to start to see temperatures creeping up a little bit over the next several days. but the wind and the temperature, yeah, feel-like temperature feels like 4 in berlin. a45 below atop mount washington,
6,000 feet up. in southern parts of the state the win chills are close to the average for this time of year. with our temperatures near average, that's what happens. again winds are gusting, 20 to 25 miles per hour. not as strong as the past couple of days, but as we go through time those winds are really going to crank up, down to our south. all associated with that monster nor'easter ask developing blizzard down through the mid atlantic region. with that northwesterly flow, a lot of cold air building in. not only in new england but down through the mid atlantic region as well, setting the stage for that monster snow event to our south. here it is in its infancy stage right now with a lot of tropical juice, trurning right up into the tennessee valley. next stop the ohio valley, the virginias and mid atlantic region where it's just cold enough for mainly snow. around here, dry chilly tonight, clear skies will allow temperatures to fall into the
fair at of sunshine on saturday, but as that monster storm makes its closest run through new hampshire saturday afternoon and sunday morning, clouds will begin to lower and thicken and can't rule out a light dusting of snow, s some flurries, light snow showers in parts of southern new hampshire during saturday evening into the overnight stretch into early, early saturday. on sunday rather. that should be about it in terms of snow. in terms of where the brunt of this storm hits, take a look at the advisories, over 18 states right now under winter storm watches, blizzard watches or blizzard warnings, and here is the reason why. take a look at the future cast snowfall projection down to our south. two feet plus. and you do notice that little wedge of light blue, tries to scoot into southern new hampshire just to say lowell with a light dusting possibly as we go into late saturday evening. overnight tonight, clear and seasonably cold, single digits, very low teens, there's a look at your weekend forecast.
southern new hampshire saturday afternoon, into saturday night, early sunday morning. that's when we may get just barely brushed with a dusting of snow in southern parts of the state. 48 hours away. that's usually the tipping point, in when we say definitely a miss or could wobble a little bit. so we've got one more run tonight to completely kick it out. but on average it's a southern new england and points south major, major nor'easter. josh: thanks, mike. up next, presidential candidates weigh in on a very important issue protecting social security and medicare.
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josh: tonight we're hearing from republican candidates for president about their take on how they would protect social security and medicare for future generations. >> it makes my blood boil when i hear people say that, well, we're going to have to cut social security, we're going to have to tell these seniors after working for decades and having
their checks confiscated with takeouts from the government, that, well, you know what, we blew that money. bernie madoff went to jail for doing that. and members of congress cannot say to the american people that the money that they paid in is not going to be there for them. it's not a matter of if we should do it, it's a matter of
america will have stolen from its own people. and then lied to them for all their working careers. congress gets a pay raise, so should the people who are on social security. a third of the people on social security in america depend on it for 90% or more of their income. this won't hurt many of the hedge fund managers on wall street. but taking social security benefits away from seniors means you're going to devastate their lives. it's going to devastate veterans. you just don't do that and call yourself
an honorable country. >> have the courage to address the problems that they are now experiencing. we can't play politics and look the other way or make false promises. the time has come to address these programs and i now have a program that balances the budget in eight years that includes the reform of both medicaid and medicare with a plan on social security yet to come. >> i'd make it illegal for politicians to steal from the social security trust fund.
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shouldn't steal from the social security trust fund for immediate expenses. once again the right wanted to take the social security money and spend it on the military, the left wanted to spend it on immediate welfare. there's supposed to be a pension program, it's for the people who are going to retire at some point and it should not be tampered with, and i would keep the politicians' mits off the social security trust fund. >> if we leave it the way it is it goes bankrupt. we can leave it the way it is for people who are on it now for people like my mother or about to retire, but for future generations it's going to have to work differently. instead of retiring at 6, i may have to retire at 68. if i've been financially successful, my social security benefits may not grow as fast as they grew for my parents and grandparents. i don't think there are unreasonable changes to ask of me and future generations after everything our parents have done for us.
to change it now, but we will have to change the way it works for me and my children, and it will work better. josh: we'll hear from more g.o.p. candidates the next half-hour. also teenagers sacrificing to help out a class mate, we'll tell you what they are accomplishing by putting down their cell phones. >> there's a lot of flames and smoke. jean: investigators say the fire that evacuated an entire neighborhood before sunrise could not have started on its own. now to our u local hot shot, it is this baby's very first
jean: now at 5:30, two stabbings land two people behind bars. what led up to the attacks. josh: one woman admits to helping her husband sell a teen-age girl for sex. we'll tell you how much time she'll spend in prison. jean: a violent home invasion in maine leads police to suspects in new hampshire. they're accused of holding an entire family hostage. mike: dry and chilly today. more of the same on friday. a look at the weekend and the track of this major nor'easter
south. jean: two men are behind wargs after two stabbings in claremont. welcome back, i'm jean mackin. josh: it occurred on sunday and tuesday. reporter: the two arraignments took place here at claremont district court, investigators say this is an ongoing investigation into the serious crimes that allegedly have taken place. 34-year-old robin brown faced a judge by video, charged with two counts of first degree assault. claremont police are investigating two stabbings they say brown carried out. the first was on sunday outside 7 trinity street. >> officers responded and at first couldn't find a victim. but as they continued to search,
on pleasant street. reporter: the victim had been stabbed in the mouth. he was treated and released. the second stabbing happened on tuesday at the same location. county attorney hathaway says it was caught on camera. >> you see him going into the car and making thrusts into the car approximately seven times using a stabbing motion. reporter: according to court documents, the victim suffered severe stab wounds, which cut his diaphragm, causing a lung collapse. he remains at dartmouth hitchcock but is expected to be okay. a search warm was executed at 7 trinity street and investigators arrested brown and his roommate, 41-year-old willie taylor. >> we're still investigating the circumstances surrounding these incidents and mr. taylor's role in those incidents. reporter: taylor is charged with two felony counts of selling a controlled drug in a school zone. >> those charges each carry a minimum of a year in the house of corrections as a mandatory
these events are alleged to have taken place within 1,000 feet of the school zone. additionally the defendant was present at minimum at the location of the two assaults. reporter: brown ask taylor being held at the house of corrections, they are due in court february 1. josh: a morning fire in manchester is being called suspicious. firefighter evacuated neighbors while they went to put out the flames. they say the area was too
crowded to take any chance of the fire spreading. >> i opened the door and they were like fire fire, so i had to get the baby, i have an 18-month-old, had to get the baby, it was a scary thing, very scary. josh: no one was living at the house and all the utilities had been shut off. there are signs that there are more than one fire burning inside this building. jean: the wife of a franklin man convicted of human trafficking
julie shine pled guilty of clob rating with her husband to sell a table girl for sex. she will serve eleven to 30 years in prison. her husband tried to sell the girl to a man to sexually assault her, not knowing that he was an undercover police informant. and now to breaking news. maine police say all four men
suspected of holding a family at gunpoint during a home invasion in lyman are now in custody and two are from new hampshire. xavier watson of exeter and vincent casazza from newmarket and two men from massachusetts are charged with burglary and robbery. watson is also accused of sexually assaulting one of the victims. we just learned one of the massachusetts men was arrested in lowell today. josh: a documentary about new hampshire journalist james foley is part of the lineup at the sundance film festival. foley was murdered by isis
it looks at foley's journey from his home town, through his kidnapping in libya his family's efforts to bring him home. jean: more oscar controversy we are now hearing from will smith. what the actor has to say about his wife's boycott of the academy awards. josh: dressing for a job interview is now a little more affordable, we'll explain why. mike: winds again today, but will it stay breezy or quiet down in the days to come? the forecast ahead. >> the heart beat of the town, you paid your taxes here and you went to town meetings here, you voted here. it was the heart beat of the town.
jean: 40 separate fires linked to hoverboards, the last one involving two dogs. there are questions about whether the same technology designed for children can handle adults who weigh up to three times as much. >> they're designed in a manner that makes them take off when people aren't ready for it, that can create dangerous falls. jean: another issue, counterfeit models which may account for more than half the hoverboards sold in the u.s. amazon has announced that it will issue full refunds for anyone who wants to return their hoverboard. josh: if you missed out on getting a big screen tv during the black friday sales, now might be your second chance, more people buy new tv's in the weeks leading up to the super bowl than any other time of year. a lot of retailers are already offering big deals, according to fat wallet.com, you'll be able to save 20% or more on high end tv's during this month. and texas a & m university
suit can still look their best when trying to join the work force. the university opened a career closet, it is a business attire rental service that allows students to check out a free suit for up to five business days. the closet is stocked with more than 200 suits for men and women. they'll have to pay $5 to get the suit dry cleaned before returning it. fashion meets football for a good cause, we'll tell you where this spikey design is headed coming up. jean: rajon rondo with a big
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actor will smith says he'll skip the oscars this year to show support for his wife. he's sleighing a boycott to protest the lack of african-american nominees. will says he had no idea what she was planning. he agrees it is important though a complicated conversation. >> you've got cheryl boon isaacs, an african-american female as the head of the academy. chris is hosting. it's an extremely complex issue,
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here on wmur on february 28. josh: to commitment 2016, we're hearing more from the candidates about a they would do to protect social security for future generations. >> the case of social security 15 years from now, it won't be able to pay 75 cents on the dollar in benefits. i don't know of anybody that's for that, i'm not. so we have to gradually make changes to the social security system. and i believe the best way to do that is to make it generation alley neutral. same thing with medicare. that is change the eligibility age for medicare, change the age for social security, tracking with the life expectancy. so if life expectancy continues to go up, then the eligibility age will go up. we haven't done that for the first 70 or 80 years of the social security administration. we need to do that.
can't continue to pay old age benefits to people who are 62 years old, because 62-year-olds aren't old. >> i'm going to save social security and i'm going to save medicare. if you look at ben carson he wants to abolish medicare, which is crazy. because it actually works. now, you want to get rid of the fraud, the waste, the abuse, all of the problems. but you have to save medicare. so carson wants to get rid of it and a couple of others want to get rid of it. that is insane. one of the most popular things, and it really does work, if it were run properly, so i'm going to save social security. and i'm not going to do cuts and surgery on it. and i'm going to save medicare, and we're going to have a system of jobs where our country becomes rich again so that we can afford to have top quality care. we're going to bring jobs back from china, we're going to bring jobs back from japan and mexico and india and all of these countries that are taking our jobs, and we're going to become
able to afford having quality services again. >> as a candidate i proposed the most comprehensive detailed plans to preserve and protect social security, medicare, medicaid, the entitlement programs. for those that have them now, but assure that they're going to exist for the next generation, because nay won't, they'll be overwhelmed by costs because of our changing demographics, and that requires an approach of slowly but surly raising the retirement age, creating a floor, in my proposal we have 125% of the poverty level for social security benefits to provide a safety net, if you will. compress the income that higher income people will receive, and make changes so you can create solvency. as it relates to medicare, my personal believe is that you could lower costs for seniors by using the scale of the medicare program to the advantage of the beneficiaries but putting out
if you did that, most estimates suggest that you could lower premium costs by
7%. >> well, what we have to do in looking at some of these unfunded liabilities is modify them. when social security was put in place the average age of death was 63. now we're looking at 80. and we haven't made the adjustments in the interim. it's scheduled to run out of money in 2033, that's not very far from now. so we're going to have to very gradually raise the ages for people who are 50 and under. leave it exactly the same for anybody who is over that age. and then for people who are under 30, i think give them a plan over which they can have some say in terms of how it's invested. hey can't take money out of it, but money will continue to go into it. they should be able to build up a pretty substantial nest egg.
own private account. josh: you can find this entire series in the politics section of wmur.com. tomorrow we'll address the issue of immigration. mike: those to our south are placing for a major storm. we're getting closer to the penguin plunge go to our website to see how you can support this great cause, sunday, february 7. prior to that on saturday is the high school plunge, which draws hundreds and
hundreds of high school students, jumping into the icy atlantic all for a great cause. looks icy out there at newfound lake. but no ice to be had, that's right, it is breezy and cold right now, and it's been breezy through the past few days and
no ice able to form due to the active surface of the lakes. an amazing run, one of the latest dates ever that we've had ice form on any of the big lakes and still none up on winnipesaukee right now. teens and lower 20's across a good part of southeastern new hampshire, until you get southeast of manchester, towards the coast, mid 20's here. on average the monadnock region around 20. valleys in the mid 20's. upper teens on average through the lake sunapee zone. right around 20 in and around the lakes region. and a bit colder to the north, teens and single numbers showing up. right at the average, by the way, for this time of year. but still those busy winds, so you factor in the temperature, factor in the winds that feel washington. single digits elsewhere. until you get to the lower merrimack valley, just above that in the lower to mid teens. actual air temperatures tonight,
points north and west, couple of low teens at the coast. 8 to 12 elsewhere and take a look at the map. a lot of cold air banked to our north and west through the plains, down in towards the ohio valley, in towards new hampshire. very important temperature pattern here because even though it's very warm in the deep south, the contrast is almost indicating where the storm track will line up. right through the carolinas and mid atlantic states and then south of new hampshire. it is just so cold, all the way down to d.c., that's why we will not likely see a major impact from this storm, as high pressure locks in dry air. and keeps the system just off to our south. so for now, they're dealing with dry weather in the mid part of the atlantic coastline, but that will all change. take a look at doppler radar, and future cast with the clouds tomorrow, sunshine and clouds early saturday. and then the northern fringe of that monster nor'easter makes its closest run at southern new hampshire, later saturday evening. that's when we may see a few
that looks to be about it from that particular storm. clear, a bit breezy tonight, seasonably cold, once we get into the next several days we're looking at temperatures that will be running close to the norm, right through the start of the weekend. by sunday maybe near the melting point, and aa little bit above that by monday, tuesday, wednesday, and even on thursday. so we'll still watch that storm closely, have an update at 6:00 and as we go through the evening. josh: so far so good. so americans council of fashion designers has released this footballs. jean: the footballs will be auctioned off, although you may not find many players reaching for this spiked version. there are a few versions sporting things like flowers, including a day at the den motif
bowl 50. jamie: rajon rondo making some noise these days, plays for the sacramento kings now, check out the dunk against the lakers last night. ron do with 11 points in the game and 17 assists. the kings won the game 112-93. we're three days until kickoff patriots holding another practice today and again tomorrow morning, then they fly to denver. kickoff for the broncos 3:05 on sunday. >> we all love playing together and we have a lot of play makers on this team and we're going to go out there and get ready for the broncos. >> just try to ignore all the noise outside the building, we don't read much into anything besides our focus on the preparation, the play book, and what we need to do to get a win. jamie: in week's home town hero a junior all american wrestler from bedford, bobby heald, his
plus the bruins with the canucks tonight. josh: up next, a rare sight, teenagers willingly giving up their cell phones. jean: but this is for a very generous reason. tom: at 6:00 tonight, why new hampshire just misses getting that direct hit from the massive winter storm barreling towards the east coast. new jersey is in its path, but its governor will stay here in new hampshire to campaign. chris christie tells us why that is. and fast track legislation, the new bill just signed into law to combat the drug here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security
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students go on a 21-day phone fast to support cancer research and patients. this freshman was the first recipient, now cancer-free, he's giving up his phone to help others. >> it feels kind of good to give up my phone. jean: the hockey team started this challenge in over the past two years, they've raised $75,000. that is amazing. josh: how long could you go without your cell phone? jean: not that long. but for that cause -- josh: it's it a great example. not an easy thing to do.
>> i'm not driving a plow truck, so we have all our people ready to go. tom: focused on the campaign trail instead of the storm expected to hit his state, the strong reaction from governor chris christie about his hampshire. jennifer: crucial stems are take then the fight against the hampshire. the two bills signed into law by the governor today. tom: police arrest two people and are searching for two others after a man is beaten and robbed. he was lured to a somersworth apartment after answering an online ad. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: tonight there are millions of people that are
bracing for a major winter storm, a storm that is expected to go out to sea before it actually reaches new hampshire. good evening, new hampshire, i'm tom griffith. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. while we are missing the brunt of this one, those traveling to the states to our south, you're not going to be so lucky in all