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erin: the clock is winding down primary. one local campaign that scrambling to replace several key items. sean: the candidates are making their final pushes in iowa with days left before the caucuses. donald trump is skipping tonight' s republican debate in the hawkeye state. kevin: we will look ahead to see if this pattern holds coming up. erin: will the judge reduces sentence handed down against a convicted exit vendor. a hearing is scheduled for later
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a hearing is scheduled for later today. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: it is a bit chillier out there this morning then yesterday. thanks for joining us. sean: good morning, everybody. this is not the bitter cold we are used to in february. kevin: temperatures running another 10 degrees above normal out there today. we have a much lighter wind. certainly chilly out there this morning. single digits up north. teens to lower 20' s elsewhere. we are looking at a lighter wind out there today with that sunshine giving way to high clouds later today. we will have a look at that and your weekend in just a bit. let' s take a look at your morning ride. we are joined live i -- by 95.7 wzid'
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deb: we have a very nice commute this morning. if you are commuting on to 89, we are not seeing any delays to end from the upper valley. 93 is currently up to speed through hooksett. you are looking about a 21-minute ride from manchester into salem. the everett turnpike is getting through the bedford tolls with no trouble. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: topping our news, police in manchester are investigating after someone broke into senator rand paul' s campaign headquarters. erin: someone forced open a back door, grabbed electronics, and even some snacks. ray brewer is live on bridge street with reaction from the campaign. ray: this has been a tough campaign for kentucky senator rand paul.
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primary, this is an unwelcome distraction for the campaign staffers as they gear up for their final push. with primary day right around the corner, rand paul' s volunteers and campaign staff are hard at work, even though they are missing equipment. someone forced open a door tuesday night or wednesday morning and rummaged through the office, stealing computers and ipads. >> these are tools we use to manage our data and look up voter data every day and contact our supporters. ray: despite initial concerns, officials are certain that no sensitive data was compromised. they are working to replace certain items before the voters have their say. >> the work continues. we are going to come --continue chugging. ray: senator paul started building a national infrastructure early, but he
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>> he' s the most consistent on principle, which is important to me, but also in a way that does not get in the way of being pragmatic. ray: campaign staffers don' t believe there was any political link to the break-in. police are still looking for thethere is a lot of damage to the home. sean: a hearing is scheduled to address the sentence for a convicted sex offender. joshua baud was sentenced in 2014 for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl. a week later, the judge decided
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down. allowed to do so. the state supreme court has said the judge can reconsider the wants. erin: the drug crisis took yesterday. manchester police chief nick ayotte and jeanne shaheen to tell the senate how the granite crisis. the senators are the cosponsors of the comprehensive addiction and recovery act. chief willard urged lawmakers to add fentanyl to trafficking laws. >> it is an affront to our way of life. it is taking lives, deteriorating communities, devastating families, and leaving children without parents. erin: he also told the bipartisan panel that treatment enters an interaction with -- treatment centers and
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more effective than incarceration. sean: most of the leading republicans will share a stage tonight one week before the iowa caucuses. one face will be missing -- donald trump will be missing. aixa: the fox news -- ray: the fox news-donald trump game of chicken continues this morning. >> i' m not walking away. ray: drop defended his decision to skip out on the republican debate. >> i was not treated well by fox. i have zero respect for megyn kelly. i think she is highly overrated. ray: the gop front-runner' s republican counterparts are pouncing on his decision to be a no-show. >> if someone did that, didn' t show up at the interview, you know what you would say? you' re fired.
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ray: the texas senator is now challenging trump to a one-on-one debate. trump tweeted, "ok, can we do it in canada?" the man he would like to replace at the white house. the meeting was a way for the president to do -- to show neutrality in the close primary race. in iowa, bill clinton stumped for his wife. holding a fundraiser for veterans in iowa at the same time as the fox news debate, literally just two miles away. new national poll shows bernie clinton. the poll shows clinton with 55% to sanders' 35%. support for sanders is up eight month. clinton let sanders by 31 points
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erin: still ahead, it is not uncommon for lakes and ponds in new hampshire to be closed due to cyanobacteria. one local doctor says that algae could pose a serious threat. sean: former students at concord high school are leading an effort to try to honor the victims of the space shuttle challenger disaster. erin: and allenstown man' s trial is underway and the jury must decide if kyle buffum was legally insane. hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm
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let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders,
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kevin: thursday morning, january 28. high clouds late in the day after a chilly start will set up our next chance for a couple of snow showers. highs are 30' s to low 40' s. details coming up. erin: could there be a link between a common algae found in new hampshire and lou gehrig' s disease? sean: a doctor started mapping where his als patients lived and noticed a surprising trend. people who lived near bodies of water contaminated with cyanobacteria were 25 times more s. a professor has helped create a lakes for the toxins found in that bacteria. to learn more, visit the escape outside section of erin: today marks 30 years since the shuttle challenger disaster. there is now an effort to honoring the seven people who
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christa mcauliffe. members of the concord class of 1986 have started an online petition to the white house. they are trying to collect 100,000 signatures. right now, they only have a few hundred. we have posted a link on governor maggie hassan will speak at a special event marking the anniversary of the challenger disaster at the mcauliffe-shepard discovery center. the event will focus on c hrista' s passion for teaching. join us at 7:00 tonight for "touching the future." c had challenger centers are inspiring students all around the world. sean: a great learning opportunity. coming up, the goal for most sports teams is to win. one sports team in minnesota has
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erin: the right whale population
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bargain of america and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health caret and child care so people canr actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i
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erin: the federal government is expanding the areas considered critical right whale habitats the southeast u.s. 30,000 square nautical miles are included in the critical area. the north atlantic right whale was hunted almost to extinction in the 1800s and there are about 500. officials in mexico have released new video of drug lord el chapo guzman after his capture earlier this month. the video shows them being fingerprinted, blood tested, and photographed, and being told about the extradition process to
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it also includes footage of the drug lord stealing a car and trying to escape moments before his arrest. sean: tax season is getting underway. local police are warning residents about a sophisticated scam targeting taxpayers. several people in goffstown have reported getting calls from people claiming to be from the irs. the caller says you have to pay immediately using a debit card or wire transfer. the irs will never ask for payment like that and will almost always contact you by mail, not the phone. republican lawmakers have presented a plan to reauthorize medicaid expansion in new hampshire. federal funding is set to start dropping next year. under the proposal, the program would be funded by an insurance premium tax, along with voluntary contributions from hospitals and insurance
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the bill would require adults to work or do job training every week in the program. the cost of coffee beans is that the lowest point in nearly two don' t expect to save any money. the harvest in brazil is expected to be huge. many coffee shops are raising wages for employees, meaning the down. new hampshire native victoria arlen is taking a big step forward in her career tonight. she is helping report on the x games in aspen on espn and abc which run tonight through sunday. this is the first time she has ever covert action sports. she made her debut covering the special olympic world games. >> are we supposed to play worse to make them happy? erin: a girl' s basketball team in minnesota has been kicked out too good.
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letter saying their skill level is too high and other teams no longer want to play them. players and parents are frustrated by the decision. it is not clear if they will be allowed to join other teams because it is midseason right now. kevin: it is starting to make sense. this is what the patriots have been doing all along. they are afraid of being kicked out, right? erin: of the league? [laughter] sean: that is why we dropped one to the broncos? sure. of course. i see. kevin: i like this theory. [laughter] kevin: no? sean: we will join the super nfl? no? kevin: i think that might be a thing. [laughter] kevin: we start up with clear skies. single digits through parts of the north country. there will be a lot of sunshine
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the high clouds drift in and ahead of the next system. we go through the evening commute just fine. we have the weak systems coming out of southern parts of canada. the one for the weekend is back out through the pacific northwest and we have another one behind that that looks to move through on monday. the temperature is seven atop mount washington. that kind of infers that this is it as far as any cold snap for us. no real chance for arctic air to get in place and stay in place. temperatures will run anywhere between 15 to 30 degrees colder than what we were yesterday at this time. your body needs time to adjust. bundle up. the wind direction will pick up to 5-10 miles per hour in the afternoon.
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here. warmer air early this morning. that is all translating in our direction by early next week. most locations approaching or besting 40 degrees. we will call it partly to mostly sunny this morning. afternoon. there may be a snow shower developing later this evening. to the great lakes. we will have a fairly large miles to our southeast. that will create scattered snow showers along with plenty of clouds. any snow shower chances winds down later in the day. starting the day on saturday with a little bit of sunshine, adding clouds through the afternoon. the next system approaching
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light snow or accumulation. another front approaches on monday. that one looks warm enough with temperatures in the 40' s statewide as we start to send temperatures back up or that that would be in the form of light rain. another front approaches on wednesday. that could be early enough in the day that it could start as a mix. behind that front, it is much colder air looking to build in. that could be what we see as the beginnings of a more typical winter pattern going forward. sean: an actual snowstorm? kevin: we will see what punxsutawney says next week. erin: he is the lead forecaster. [laughter] sean: let' s check out our top stories. we start with ray brewer. ray: manchester police are looking for whoever broke into rand paul' s campaign office on bridge street. the break-in happened late tuesday night or early wednesday morning. the thief getting away with some
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they do not believe any sensitive political data was compromised. sean: firefighters say a cancel -- candle sparked a basement fire in northfield. the flames ended up causing significant damage. a hearing is scheduled for today to address the sentence for a convicted sex offender. days after sentencing joshua baud in 2014, the judge decided he thought the punishment was too severe. erin: coming up, if you are
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erin: this is not your typical used-car. sean: arnold schwarzenegger' s 1977 unimog truck by mercedes is now up for sale.
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tons, and only has 1865 miles on it. the asking price is $351,000. i bet you could get him back to $300,000. [laughter] sean: use it for the snow drives around here. erin: it would be pretty helpful. sean: you would never lose it in the parking lot. erin: drivers in texas could not believe their eyes when they saw this price for gas yesterday. sean: they lined up to fill up for just about $.40 as part of a local grain farmers co-op promotion. the last price gas -- the last time gas prices were that she was 1969. erin: coming up, as we mark the anniversary of the challenger disaster, we take a look at how the mission of the flight lives
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here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets.
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should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health caret and child care so people canr actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning to you. thanks for joining us today. just 20 degrees along the seacoast. it looks like we are setting up just a beautiful sunrise out there. sean: there is a payoff to getting up at 6:30 in the morning. erin: there is. sean: let' s get to our top stories. manchester police are trying to find the person responsible for breaking into rand paul' s campaign office. today marks a somber anniversary for new hampshire.
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killed christa mcauliffe. the trial resumes in a man accused of planning a stabbing attack on a woman and allenstown in 2014. erin: payoff down at the beach. you can check out scenes like this. kevin: the temperature is right around 20 degrees down there. a good part of the state starts with sunshine before we start adding clouds back to the west. it will give us little shots of a few areas of showers. may be a few flurries here and there through the weekend. may be a rain shower on monday. single digits up in the north country this morning. erin: chances for snow in the forecast. we do want to check the roads for you this morning. here is a live look. kevin: for a look at the morning drive, we are joined live light -- by 95.7 wzid'
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deb: good morning. traffic is beginning to build throughout the state. the morning commute is building. you will see heavy traffic on 101 eastbound. you see heavy volume on 293 through the mill yard. we are seeing some minor raking -- braking at the lane shift. the everett turnpike is also heavy out into nashua. 111 is heavy into nashua and in windham with minor slowdowns. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. manchester police are investigating a break-in at the campaign office of rand paul. erin: someone forced their way through a back door late tuesday night and early wednesday morning. the thief made off with
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ray brewer joins us with how the campaign is reacting to this. ray: good morning to you. this is an unwelcome distraction for the rand paul campaign. the kentucky senator is trying to break into the top republican tear in new hampshire -- tier in new hampshire. whoever broke in rummaged around before stealing computers and ipads. weather was initially some uncertainty, the campaign says no sensitive data was compromised. the plan to replace the stolen items continue the high-intensity grind to election day. >> the work continues. we are still full phone bank contacting phone -- voters today. ray: the campaign says it does not appear there was any kind of political link to the break-in. the intruder also stole some food and clothing. reporting live, ray brewer.
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it was a national tragedy that was deeply personal for many in new hampshire. today marks already years since the shuttle -- 30 years since the shuttle challenger disaster. among the astronauts was christa mcauliffe, a 39-year-old teacher from concord. >> let' s see what it does. erin: they are traveling to the international space station and conducting experiments at a high-tech facility in san antonio, texas. in framingham, massachusetts, where christa mcauliffe attended a team on a mission to mars. >> it is so cool. i love it so much. erin: these highly interactive activities are part of the challenger project. >> people who really cared,
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erin: june scobey rogers was married to the challenger commander dick scobey. she led the families in the effort to establish the challenger center. loved so much. risk their lives for. erin: june, who was also a teacher, helped christa prepare some of the lessons she hoped to do in space. >> i think she is a nation' s teacher. we all respected and admired her. erin: these centers hope to encourage children to explore and get them engaged in the areas of stem, science, technology, engineering, and math. >> it is better learning here than at school. erin: astronaut mark kelly is on
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>> the goal is to inspire some of the skids to be engineers, need that. erin: 30 years after the shuttle tragedy, there are over 40 and four countries and 20 communities are buying to be the the next on the list. >> almost 4.5 million children have had the opportunity to go to space through the challenger center and be inspired to achieve greatness in their life. erin: join us tonight at 7:00 p.m. for "touching the future: the challenger legacy." your memories of christa mcauliffe and how challenger centers are inspiring students around the world. sean: testimony continues in the trial of an allenstown man. kyle buffum is claiming insanity
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his former girlfriend pleaded guilty to attempted murder last year. she pleaded guilty to stabbing andrea halverson 16 times and leaving her in the woods to die. prosecutors say kyle buffum planned the attack. a state doctor said no signs pointed to mental illness. a defense witness pointed to depression. belief that his girlfriend had been involved with other people is something that undermined his sense of security. >> my opinion was that he was not mentally ill or as a statute that indicates insane. held criminally responsible for his actions. expected to take the stand. erin: newly unsealed documents the federal trial of dzhokhar
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600 pages of case documents were made public. we learned that he was not only suffering from gunshot wounds following the shootout in watertown massachusetts, but also had damage to cranial nerves. an injury to his job that required it to be wired closed and injuries to his left ear. within 24 hours, the court documents show that fbi agents began questioning him for 36 hours in the hospital. prosecutors argued that he made statements in which you -- he expressed no remorse. the documents remain sealed. --key documents remain sealed. sean: the fbi is remaining tightlipped about a huge police presence. the fbi says the public is not in any danger, but agents would not elaborate on what they were investigating.
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sting is bringing attention to a documentary about follow new hampshire journalist james foley. sting wrote "the empty chair" at the urging of his wife. james foley' s was therefore an emotional performance at the sundance film festival. erin: a huge surprise for an elderly woman in florida. she woke up to find this animal caressing her face. sean: a school in england is making a request not sitting too well with some parents -- they are being asked not to wear pajamas when they drop their kids off. kevin: some shots of lighter snow here or there with
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28. we start off with a beautiful state. a seasonably chilly start. still fairly mild. 30' s to near 40 this afternoon. the next system arrives starting this evening. sean: a massachusetts man is accused of killing his estranged wife before getting into a
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erin: 35-year-old martin mcdonald stabbed his wife to death at her apartment last night. the victim, 35-year-old julie meede was pronounced dead at the hospital. police received reports about a head-on crash on 495. mcdonald' s pickup truck crossed the median and slammed into an oncoming car. he was arrested and is scheduled to be arraigned today. sean: a texas father says justice has been served after he was charged with theft for taking away his daughter' s cell phone. in 2013, he discovered a text he thought was rude on his daughter' s cell phone. when his ex-wife found out that he had taken his daughter' s phone away, she called the police and he was asked to give the cell phone back. he was also given a citation. if you'
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rights, i' m glad i did that. i' severed my contact with my daughter. she wrote me a letter and gave s day that she did not want me to be her father anymore. sean: a judge ruled there was not enough evidence to prove a theft occurred. he was found not guilty. erin: a wisconsin couple is crediting their dog with saving them from an armed robber. a thief broke into their home last week. gunpoint. them. during the robbery, their three-legged dog levi started barking at the intruder. bullet grazed levi' s head and ended up lodged in his shoulder. he took off empty-handed. >> a feeling you can' in words. thank god he was here. erin: back in 2014, levi fell lofty edge of a trail while
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s son and had to get his leg amputated. years earlier, he also survived being dog-nap. tell. sean: i think he has nine lives, like a cat. erin: a special request in england. asking parents not to wear kids. the principle observed night-ware being warned to school meetings. she said the parents would be setting a good example for their kids. cliff rights -- jennifer writes --
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[laughter] erin: there you go. if you are jumping in the car and dropping them off and going back on, you know? sean: no one can actually see you. erin: right. sean: you want to be the celtics hosted the denver nuggets in boston. erin: avery bradley got off to a good start. he had back-to-back three-pointers to put the celtics up. boston went on to win 111-102. sean: the manchester monarchs played at the orlando solar bears last night. the teams will face off again tonight. erin: foxboro, massachusetts has made the list of the top 10 tailgating cities. the list was compiled by joe cahn, the official commissioner of tailgating.
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erin: foxboro made the top five. buffalo, chicago, baltimore, denver, and seattle rounded out the top 10. sean: as commissioner, can you show up at any tailgate party and start consuming? erin: i think so. sean: an elderly woman in miami will cup to find an exotic animal caressing her face. >> she is sound asleep, 99 years old. she felt something going like this to her face. sean: that thing was this guy, a kinkajou. it looks like a cross between a raccoon and a monkey. the kinkajou, named banana, scurried into the attic after she screamed. banana' s owner came forward and set the pad had escaped -- said the pet had escaped for a week. erin: this lady is 99 years old
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sean: the day before she had said, "i' ve seen it all, folks." [laughter] kevin: if banana escaped, does that mean banana split? sean: excellent work. kevin: markdown the time. sean: bravo, sir. kevin: that' s all i' ve got. a beautiful sunrise for all initially. you will notice i clouds drifting in as the day moves along. quick moving, fairly weak system coming out of canada. not a lot of moisture involved. that could provide us with a couple of snow showers later tonight or tomorrow. another chance later saturday, which could promise an inch or two of accumulation later saturday evening.
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for now, we have the sunshine. high clouds back to the west. for the rest of us this afternoon, this system makes its way toward us. in this. scattered snow showers activity. temperatures are in the teens to near 20 degrees. a lot of folks running a solid 20 degrees and even 30 degrees colder than we were yesterday at this time. temperatures just did not go up that much. this morning, we start off much colder. we start of with a light wind and a good deal of sunshine. we may approach 40 in some southern areas today. we have a nice jump with that blend of sunshine and clouds. that eventually sets up the chance of a couple of pop up snow showers here and there. there is a system well offshore. they are trying to bring some energy in.
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tomorrow morning and then turns to the northwest. that eventually leads us to the chance of a couple snow showers later friday evening. starting the weekend with a little bit of sunshine. we will add clouds saturday afternoon. we will notice that band of clouds saturday evening. another front approaches moving into the pacific northwest. that will be here sometime on monday. temperatures will be in the 40' s at that point. that would mean a passing rain shower or two. the 40' s hang on likely not only through sunday and monday, but likely tuesday, before the next system arrives. if it comes in early enough, it could be a mix. it is behind that system that we have the possibility of temperatures starting much colder by the time we get there. the countdown is on. it weekend from now, we do the penguin plunge.
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for teenagers. the theme is on sunday for usa -- on sunday is usa for the adults. we have a fun time doing this every year. sean: are you tracking the water temperature? kevin: 44 degrees. that is a little milder than normal. the front comes through next wednesday. we are going to earn it. sean: good luck. great cause. a century-old tradition is coming on squam lake. the ice harvest is underway. 200 tons of ice will be cut from squaw code. they will be used to fill up old-fashioned ice boxes. erin: cool tradition. how much would you pay for a picture of a potato? believe it or not, this picture
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more than $1 million. $1 million. the photo was taken by celebrity photographer kevin abosch. he is known for his portraits of famous people. he sold the simple portrait of an organic irish potato to a european businessman last year. if the sale price is verified, it will be the 15th most expensive photo ever sold of a spud. sean: i' m going to head to market basket after work, head to the produce section. erin: get some beans. sean: i will get a light and a camera and make a million box -- bucks.
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erin: updating our top stories. investigating a break-in at the campaign office of rand paul. ray: the break-in happened late tuesday night, early wednesday morning, the the -- see for
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up with computers, food, and clothing. erin: it has been 30 years since the concord -- challenger shuttle was destroyed. sean: a hearing is scheduled today to address the sentencing of a convicted sex offender. joshua baud was sentenced in 2014 for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old girl. a week later, the judge try to reduce that, saying it was too harsh. erin: testimony resumes in the trial of a man accused of planning a stabbing attack of a woman in allenstown in 2013. kyle buffum is claiming insanity. kevin: beautiful sunrise across a good part of the state early this morning. single digits in parts of the north country. teens out to the west.
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s is where we will be all the way through saturday. another warming trend setting up for early next week. sean: change is on the horizon. erin: eventually snow, as well. coming up next, they will tell you about a dangerous new trend among teenagers called the duct tape challenge. the object is to restrain yourself with tape and then try to break free. it has already led to a number of injuries. sean: probably not a good idea.
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