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>> breaking news, a virginia police officer killed in the line of duty. her connection to the granite state. mumps at a local college. why the calendar could play a role in stopping the outbreak. josh: it's return of the milder air again. we'll take a look at how high february temperatures go and how long this milder air trend lasts. amy: ice fishing derby. the big event returns today. why turnout is already better . >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, new
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february 28th, i'm amy coveno. we go on the air at this hour virginia. a police officer with ties to new hampshire has been killed in the line of duty. prince william county officer ashley guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic-related incident when they arrived at the address. three officers were shot, guindon died from her injuries. news 9 confirmed merrimack police were called upon to notify her family in merrimack of her passing. officer guindon was just sworn into the police department this friday, this was her very first solo shift. the suspect was taken into custody. we'll bring you new developments as they happen. now, let's get a check of the forecast and you're talking another warm-up, josh. josh: yes, it's certainly going
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temperatures will be. on the seacoast, a milder start than the last couple of days, we're in the 30's, as high as 36 and 37 in some warmer locations. you can see some breaks in the clouds already and you'll continue it see that through the day today, also to our west on the canadian border, there are snow showers and some of those flurries and snow showers could make it into the mountains. look at the clouds and sunshine, and temperatures anywhere from 41 in the north country to upper 40's and low to mid 50's across central and southern new hampshire, so, yeah, well above average for today. how long that trend lasts and when our next storm could be rising in our forecast coming up. amy: happening right now, crews are battling a two alarm fire at an apartment in laconia. officials were called to the apartment a little after 4:00 this morning. no other details have been released. we'll bring you information as it comes into our news room. turning now to commitment 2016
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clinton's camp is celebrating after a landslide win in south carolina. the results are in. clinton took 73% of the vote in the palmetto state democratic primary and bernie sanders won 26% of 99% reporting. aixa diaz is in our washington d.c. bureau with a breakdown of the results. >> hillary clinton gains momentum moving forward after winning the first in the south primary. >> this campaign goes national. >> a divisive victory for hillary clinton winning overwhelming support of african-americans. the democratic front runner opponent. >> we're taking every vote in every state, we're not taking anything or anyone for granted. >> i congratulate secretary
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>> sanders who admits he was all, but unknown in south carolina when his campaign began and spent the day stumping in texas and minnesota. and the vermont senator, whose only victory so far has been in new hampshire says his campaign is just beginning and they won't stop now. >> i'm going to be asking for your vote on tuesday, but i need more than that from you. i need your help after the general election because i can't do it alone. >> delegates from 11 states will be on tuesday. amy: presidential hopefuls stayed on the campaign trail. donald trump campaigned with chris christie and cruz was in arkansas in little rock.
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st. anselm professor galdiery believes that hillary clinton-- >> i think it shows she's right on the campaign after losing new hampshire and she's running in a lot of favorable territory. amy: we've learned both democratic candidates will be back in new england this week, campaigning in massachusetts on monday. clinton will stump in springfield and boston and senator sanders will visit boston for an evening rally. health officials are warning of a mump's outbreak. and adam sexton has the details. >> health officials at st. anselm college thought they had a case of mumps on their hands earlier this week. the symptoms matched, but came
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>> wield two other members of the men's hockey team that came in with the same symptoms, low grade fever and swollen glands. >> they ran tests and cases of mumps and all of them with routine contact through the hockey team. state epidemiologist benjamin chan says even though the majority on campus are immunized, that vaccine is not a brick wall. >> with two doses of the vaccine it's 88% effective of getting mumps. any future cases are expected to be mild, but doctors want to be proactive to protect more vulnerable populations on campus. we do want to prevent this from spreading to other individuals that may not be totally immune. people that may not be able to get the vaccine, that includes pregnant women or immuno compromised and so we want to prevent that from spreading.
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spread of mumps expected to be blunted now that everyone is gone on vacation. >> typically the mumps incubation is 25 days so we are in that window. our students now are on spring break so hopefully that will decrease their risk as far as the close contact goes. >> in manchester, adam sexton, wmur news 9. amy: senator kelly ayotte is co-sponsoring legislation to help prevent eating disorders. she was at the eating disorder in concord. it indicates professionals about anorexia, bulimia. the cannon mount tram is running after being shut down for two weeks. on valentine's day, 40 people were stuck about 40 feet in the air. the malfunction that caused the
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tram is safe to ride. on saturday, it carried 1,000 people up and down the mountain without any issues. her first day on the job. a virginia police officer killed in the line of duty last night. ahead, her connection to new hampshire and the grim task merrimack police took to notify loved ones. a major in beer and now a
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>> good morning. it is 6:10 and we're taking a look at the lakes regionment partly cloudy skies out there. and that's what we're going to see through the day today. partly sunny skies, a mixture of clouds and sunshine and the big story today will be the much milder temperatures to tell you how warm it's getting in the forecast just a few minutes away.
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in mourning after three people were killed and 14 injured in a workplace shooting. yesterday neighbors parked their riding lawn mowers on streets in memory of the three employees who lost their lives when a co-worker opened fire thursday. 14 others were injured after the alleged gunman, cedric ford was shot by a responding police officer. >> a computer system holding financial aid has been hacked at a college in california. university of california berkley says it holds data of 80,000 students, alumni, current and former employees. the university says there's no evidence that information was stolen, but is warning everyone to watch for signs. the university was in the middle of patching a security flaw when this hack happened. the fbi has been notified. >> speaking of college. unh is making is it studying beer a reality. for the first time the
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offering a minor in brewing for students, helping students get jobs in craft beer, a growing industry. in new hampshire there are more than 50 breweries. there's a testing lab and plant which will open in 2017. hollywood's biggest night. we're hours away from the oscars. we'll take a look at tonight's big event. >> it's 6:13 on a sunday morning, you're looking live at
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your forecast. josh: starting out with clouds and the bigger story, the milder temperatures, we're already seeing them and it will only become more pronounced through the day. portsmouth at 37 degrees and a southwest wind at about 9 miles per hour. visibility is good and the dew points are low, so it's a dry air out there. but, take a look at the temperatures we're starting off with. yesterday morning, these were certainly much, much colder and the next last couple of days have seen some chilly nights, but we're starting off milder today and that's as a warmer air mass is pushing into the state. so, we're in the 30's. just about everywhere, in the state right now. and we had clouds throughout the overnight, you can see breaks beginning to develop and look for that trend to continue through the day today.
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times of pure sunshine as well. northern new hampshire, we will be watching as a cold front is dragging itself down southward and stalling over the mountains today because of that, some of these snow showers or flurries could drop into the mountains in time. as temperatures warm-up this afternoon, a couple could turn into a couple of mixed rain or snow showers fairly limited, but certainly a possibility, particularly on the western slopes of the mountains. you notice off to our west here, it's clear and we've got clouds overhead. it's just going to be a mixture of the two. the temperatures starting off mild and going even milder as this warmer air is pushing into the state for today and tomorrow, and for a good portion of tuesday as well. although tuesday begins a cooling process. on the other side of the nation way over here, coming ashore is a storm system. it dips down and then comes back at us later in the middle part of the week with the chance of some snow and rain, mixed
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that system as we go closer to it. we'll be getting a better idea of that exact track where it heads. it's only just coming ashore right now. so, for today, clouds and sunshine, a few flurries possible in the mountains, and of course, you'll be noticing those warmer temperatures out there today and any sunshine we get just makes it feel warmer. overtight tonight and into tomorrow morning, clouds thicken up a little bit as this front approaches and brings the threat of some showers. for the morning and into the mid day hours of tomorrow, they pull away and more sunshine tomorrow afternoon. another mild day for tomorrow, tuesday it, it begins a little cooler as clouds and slightly chillier air begins to stream on in and that sets the stage for tuesday night into wednesday for that weather system which could begin as a wintery mix and go over for rain. highs today are amazing. lower 40's in northern new hampshire and upper 40's and lower 50's everywhere else. by amazing, i mean in temperatures of where they are
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not as cold again for tonight and look at this, tomorrow, another mild day with temperatures once again in the 40's and 50's. so, we'll wrap up this weekend with a big difference from yesterday. yesterday wasn't bad, but today will be a good, at least 10 to 12, 13, 14 degrees warmer than yesterday and there's a look at your week ahead. mild in the front half. amy: big swings there. josh: that's what this weather has been about, hasn't it? >> it has indeed. i spent my evening doing homework in preparation of the oscars. josh: really? the 88th annual oscars? >> those indeed, yeah, they're later today, but hollywood is in full preparation right now for the big awards show. josh: right, this year, buzz over bold-face names that could strike oscar gold. and also controversy over who wasn't nominated, lauren lister
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>> a cgi bear, a martian, post apocalyptic warriors and wall street characters, a few of the characters in nominated for awards and taking audiences from the single room to the news room. back in time to eras past and soon to hollywood's backgroundest night. the scene has been a construction zone for days. the gowns out and the ball decked out, too. we'll find out which films were deemed the year's best. >> nobody has any idea who is going to win best picture. this is a really muddled, unpredictable year. >> when it comes to best actor. >> it's definitely leo's year. there's no way he doesn't pick up an award for his really in "the revenant", it's very rewarding. >> he's been nominated five times and yet to snag the coveted statue. and the past winners, but the
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snagged the screen actors guild and golden globe. who wasn't nominated, a lack of diversity generating boycotts and renewing the #oscarissowhite. and how chris rock will address it. >> chris rock, as host, his duty to mention it and joke about it. >> presenters go beyond hollywood stars, including vice-president joe biden, awaiting guests, 1500 bottles of champagne and 16,000 square feet of red carpet. lauren lister, abc news, hollywood. send-off. how the community is showing their love for a brave group of soldiers. in our next half hour of news 9, breaking news overnight. a police officer with ties to
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>> grab those skis, get ready to hit the slopes and you'll have the chance to stop trail side and enjoy some chocolate or enjoy some live music. here is tom griffith with a look at what's happening. >> it's a chance to learn how sap turns into maple syrup and enjoy some maple treats. head down to goffstown today. today they kick off maple sugar house tours that will last until april. it goes from 9:00 until 3:00.
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of music and a battle of the bands at the pasta loft event halls and helps families with critically injured children. from 1:00 to 5:00. grab your shoes, a snow shoe race at the beaver brook nature center. head to the chocolate festival also known as the sweetest day on the trails. it's your chance to cross country ski to -- from end to end. from 11:00 until 4:00. i'm tom griffith, wmur news 9. amy: hundreds of granite staters gathered in hooksett for a send-off of nearly 100 soldiers preparing to deploy.
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artillery regiment are assigned for a year. they assured loved ones their soldiers are know good hands. >> to families and friends in the audience, these deploying soldiers, rest assured, they are he a trained and ready and they have great leadership and they'll take them through and i can't wait until we welcome thm back home back to the great state of new hampshire as well. amy: several lawmaker who were also on hand at the event. a total of 90 soldiers will report to fort bliss, texas, before heading to undisclosed locations in the middle east. here is look what's coming up in our next half hour of news 9 this morning. we are continuing to track a developing story out of virginia. a police officer with ties to new hampshire killed in the line of duty. the latest information coming into our news room. you're looking live across the city of manchester on a sunday morning.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do, now, wmur news 9 this morning. >> and we are continuing to follow breaking news out of virginia this morning. a police officer with ties to merrimack has been killed in the line of duty. police officer ashley guindon was respond to go a domestic dispute in virginia when she was shot and killed. a line of more than 100 cars was seen escorting her body from the hospital. she was sworn in on friday and this was her very first solo shift. merrimack police tell us they were contacted by prince county police to notify the family here of her passing. a suspect is in custody described as a member of the military. we'll continue to follow this breaking news and bring you new information as we get it.
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the weather with a look at today's fork. >> it's a mild cart, much warmer than the last couple of days at the same time and we're starting off in the 30's. here is look at partly cloudy skies at the seacoast, and 30's throughout the granite state as you can see, everywhere pretty much reporting 30 or higher. and the clouds have thinned overnight. we'll see clouds and sunshine through the day and there could be some flurries, a snow showers or a mixed rain and snow shower this afternoon in the north country. close to a cold front there. otherwise, south of the notches. partly sunny, temperatures topping off most places between 50 and 55 degrees. a few spots maybe not quite getting to 50, but it will be a much-- well above average temperature, rather, than what we would normally see this time of year for one of the last few days of february. we'll talk about how long the current weather lasts and
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amy: despite parts of open water on lake winnipesaukee, the ice derby continues today, officials decided there is enough good ice. >> derby organizers knew there would be less people because of the ice conditions, but when you look at the catch board and the crowd so far, the turnout has exceeded expectations. >> it's a very, very large lake trout. >> it could be the catch the weekend. weighing 11 pounds, reeling in this lake trout from lake sunapee. >> it took a while to get in, taking line and it was a good fight. >> anglers are trying to catch the biggest fish with a shot at the $15,000 grand prize. joshua has the largest rainbow trout.
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and the biggest one we caught, that i've ever caught. >> the ice fishing derby was almost canceled because of the conditions. >> we decided because of the weather there would be enough ice on most of the lakes to be able to do this. >> official caution, people still need to be careful. so far there haven't been any reported incidents and derby organizers say the turnout has been bigger than expected. >> we're thrilled and we're getting people from all over the state who are bringing fish in. >> many fishers who usually set up on meredith bay moved their bob houses this year to another lake. >> you've got to be careful where you go, normally we don't fish this area. we're here because of the ice here. >> we feel good, there's 12 inches of ice, happy to be here today, but a quieter scene and good for the kids, kids are happy to be skating around, it's a good day. >> i think that hockey is really cool and i think it's really fun. >> while several prizes were given out at derby headquarters on saturday. >> we're about to do the drawing
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>> fishers are hoping their catch will win them more. >> it's a good fish, but there's definitely been bigger fish in the past, so we'll see how it goes. >> and the derby ends on sunday. >> in meredith, mike cronin, news 9. amy: good luck, if you're headed out on the ice, take the forecast with you with our app, free for iphone and android devices. police say shell stations on long hill road had skimming devices hidden inside the pumps where customers could not see them. police don't know how long the devices were on the pumps or how many people were affected. credit card skimmers were also discovered at a gas station in goffstown just last month and more were found in massachusetts. police say there are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself. first, pull on the card reader
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that could be a sign of a skimmer. and check for tiny pin holes, they could be the sign of a camera to steal your pin number. >> yesterday the portsmouth community said goodbye to eileen foley, she died monday at age of 97. she held numerous terms on city council and eight terms as mayor. foley also served several terms as a state senator making trips to japan and england. she's also known as a loving mother and grandmother. >> she wasn't a politician to me, she was a warmhearted, italian, strong, witty grandma who treated me as one of her own, home is where grandma was. >> she helped me take my career path, helping people overcome extreme travesties.
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police and fire, honor guard, before heading to cavalry cemetery. to commitment 2016, the results from south carolina's democratic primary are in. hillary clinton secured a big win in south carolina, defeating persony sanders by a wide margin. with 53 delegates at stake, clinton has one three states and sanders won one, new hampshire. now the two are looking ahead to super tuesday. we're deep in the heart of political season and you've heard a lot of talk about delegates the past few months. how do they decide a party's nominee. a quick study in u.s. presidential politics from cnn's zane asher. >> you've soon them wearing funny hats and waving signs at national party conventions. >> delegates. >> delegate. >> delegates. >> delegates. >> and what exactly is a delegate? why are they so important to the
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they come from all 50 states, washington d.c. and every u.s. territory. bigger, more popular states like california, texas, florida and new york have more of them. for the most part, candidates win delegates through primaries and caucuses. while the rules vary from state to state, generally, more votes means more delegates. this summer, thousands of delegates will come together at their national party conventions. where they declare the support for a specific candidate. >> ohio, madam secretary, casts all 188 votes for the president and the next president of the united states, barack obama. >> in order to become the party's nominee for president, a candidate must receive a majority of delegates. for republicans, 1,237 is the magic number for democrats, 2,383. and there's an additional wrinkle or democrats, super delegates. these are elected officials, governors, senators, and party members.
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a lifetime super delegate. there are more than 700 of them they want. >> what we've seen happen is that hillary clinton has gone out and has effectively collected as many of those as she possibly can. so that's basically putting those in her back pocket even before we had one elected contest out. >> while there is still more voting, in the end it's delegates that win elections. amy: did you follow that? i'm still a little confused. we hope you're staying with us. the celtics hosted a conference showdown with the miami heat. could boston win a 10th straight at home? >> i'll explain it to you during the break, amy, don't worry. it's mild out there right now, how long will that last and how we'll talk about that coming up in a couple of minutes. >> coming up in new hampshire's business, legislation at the
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>> welcome to new hampshire's business. i'm fred kocher. i'm going to put some items on the scene and see if any are of interest to you. these are bills in the legislature or topics, opioid, heroin, fentanyl, and the issues surrounding them. the gas line in southern new hampshire and northern pass. medicaid expansion will, will it continue? and limits on deductions in business and electricity and temporary workers rights. with me is the senior vice-president of the industry association of new hampshire. welcome. >> thank you, fred, always nice to be here. >> let's go right down the list. you follow these things over day. the opioid fentanyl heroin plan, where is that? >> the result of the special senate last fall, the senate
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in legislative terms, it was fast-tracked and got through house and senate to the governor's desk quickly. there are lingering bills dealing with how do we provide better drug education in our public schools that are close to passing. there's senate and house versions and they need to iron out the differences, but it's a huge issue and one that occupied even the attention of presidential candidates when they were here. >> that's true. and one of the key items that passed was a drug court. >> a drug court and increasing penalties for fentanyl in some ways has been more damaging than heroin use, if you can imagine that. >> yeah, right. the pipeline and northern pass two key pieces of legislation in that session. let's talk about each one quickly. >> they're controversial projects. >> lot of opposition. >> as most of your viewers know, the kinder morgan pipeline, natural gas pipeline in the southern part of the state and northern pass designed to bring
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they're both in various processes in terms of getting deciding location done and proper approvals, but there are a number of bills designed to either slow down the approval process or bring it to a halt. >> the town of milford and 20 or 21 other communities are intervening with ferc, federal energy regulation commission. >> it's well-organized, on the other hand, new hampshire is paying the highest electricity rates in the country and most people point to lack of energy infrastructure as being a prime reason. >> why northern pass, 150 petitions to the committee. now medicaid expansion? where is that? it looks like it's going well. >> somewhat. >> in the legislature. >> the expansion bill passed two years ago, it was designed to sunset at the end of this year by design.
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residents are a part of the program and for the first time receiving health insurance, so, in some ways, the program has gone extraordinarily well, and what's being hammered out in the house right now. the house has given preliminary approval, but the house finance committee is taking a closer look. >> the importance of businesses and transfer of cost over to business premiums, right? >> right, those people that were previously uninsured were still getting health care. it was usually in the emergency room, which is the most expensive, and those costs were transferred primarily to the business community in the form of premiums. >> there's a limit on expense deductions, for management of businesses, right? >> it's called a 179 deduction, it's a part of the federal tax deduction for businesses on the purchase of capital equipment, new hampshire has a similar deduction in the state, but it's capped at $25,000, which is
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extraordinary extraordinarily low, by example, the cap is $5,000. they're both trying to raise the level of the cap. >> net metering and electricity. net metering, when you have like solar energy and you generate more and sell it back. >> if you're a solar customer, residential or commercial and you have solar cells that are giving you electricity, there are time when you have more than you need. net metering allows you to sell it back to the universities. >> and the bill would raise a cap, right? >> it raises a cap. the utilities are required to purchase this power up to their percentage of the cap. we're hitting that 50 megawatt cap so the bills would raise it to 100 mega watts. >> real quick. temporary workers rights, these are big employment industry in new hampshire, growing into a major industry employing thousands of people.
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temporary worker rights, one worked in the senate now probably has some value. i think there's some tweaks that it needs before it passes, but it's really designed to give temporary workers some of the same protections that full-time >> right. ok. thanks for all of that, david. now, i'm going to turn quickly to put a graphic up on the screen. this is a new hampshire forum on the future coming up at st. anselm college. facing the new hampshire real estate with the new hampshire housing, applied economic research, into the department of resources and economic development. you can pay at the door. anyhow, thank you, david, senior vice-president of the business industry association of new hampshire. if you want to see some of that interview again, you can go to wmur.com, click on news and then click on project economy. >> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> a mixture of clouds and sunshine to start off your sunday, but i guess the biggest
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yeah, you'll be able to head outside and not to dress quite as fully, take that in the right way. of course. temperatures 34 degrees in samburton samburton. less layers today. starting in the 30's now, a little bit after breeze out of the southwest and check out those temperatures, we're in the 30's. some are mild as temperatures found at the coast and in the mountains to the north. 36 degrees in whitefield, 37 at the seacoast and more temperatures for you. our spotter temperatures showing temperatures southeastern new hampshire, southwestern new hampshire, upper 30's and lower 40's. more in central parts of the state and northern new hampshire, upper 20's and some lower 30's well above average for this time of year. that's for sure. is there more on track for here? yes, the next couple of days are certainly above normal.
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well as tomorrow and then tuesday, still pretty warm day. and wednesday, a chance, it could go either way, but right now, leaning toward the milder look at wednesday, as well. so, monday, tomorrow morning, a few showers around in the morning and perhaps in through about lunchtime and then by afternoon, turning to sunshine. next weather system to watch is tuesday night into wednesday, if it comes in a little bit colder, it would start off as a wintery mix and go over to rain and a chance it starts out as rain, too, depending on the exact track of the system arriving on wednesday. for today, clouds and sunshine and a few flurries and as temperatures warm, maybe some sprinkles in far northern new hampshire. here are the milder temperatures screaming in today. we're going to watch the system out on the west coast. it makes its way toward us, as we go through the next several days and that's what's going object arriving here around wednesday, we'll take it one step at a time with a look today. clouds and sunshine back and forth. mild temperatures 40's and 50's with some flurries or a snow
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then this afternoon, a couple of sprinkles a possibility in the mountains here and there. cloudy night. here comes the next front. it moves through as mostly rain mid day and then clear out for the afternoon and go back to more sunshine yet again. all right, let's take a look at what's to come today. those temperatures will be so much warmer than you would expect. typically today would be the last day of february, thanks to leap year, tomorrow will be, but we'll be wrapping up february with temperatures in the 40's and 50's. look at those temperatures for today. upper 40's, low to mid 50's and then 30's tonight. tomorrow, we will see a couple of rain showers as i mentioned, around in the morning and mid day hours, sunshine in the afternoon, and temperatures into the upper 40's and lower 50's again. a little bit cooler by mid week and we'll watch that weather system tuesday night into wednesday. >> all over the place with the temperatures. josh: it is, but it's certainly
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thanks, josh. an update now on our top story, a virginia police officer with ties to new hampshire was shot and killed in the line of duty last night. news 9 has confirmed that merrimack police were asked to notify the family of officer ashley guindon's passing late last night. officer guindon was sworn into the force on friday and this was her very first shift. stay with wmur for the latest on this developing story. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> hey, everyone, unh hockey team need add win against u-conn to earn home ice advantage in next week's playoffs. if. and shane yzerman scores on his own rebound and made it 3-0 new hampshire. 3-1 still in the second and take another three-goal lead on the maxime blast. 12th of the season.
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the huskies scored the next four goals. the extra skater on, scored with 1:03 to go in regulation, and went to overtime. the game winner, ronan wins it for the huskies, 5-4. unh hits the roads for the playoffs, shell skate at merrimack college. that begins on thursday night. nine different players tallied points for dartmouth, but they lose 4-3. the big green will host colgate in the first round next weekend. joey diamond scored four goals, during the game winner with less than a minute to go in regulation, monarchs win 5-4. and begin a seven-game home stand next friday night. the cements and heat played on saturday afternoon at the garden and the heat jumped out to stoudemire with the dunk and heat led.
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back from smart to evan turner in transition and turner finished with 14 and tied the game at 28. heat led by three at halftime, isaiah thomas ahead to bradley. puts boston up by three. and then in the fourth quarter, turner is going to feed zoeller, sellinger had a double-double. celtics win, ten straight home wins for the celtics. division three girls basketball, quarter finals, this is top seeded conant hosting. and baseline and nice move for the bucket. at the other end. springfield had a huge game for the orioles and drives the lane and gets a pair there. conant, win 47-39 and orioles are 20-0 now and advance to the semifinals. other quarter final winners were gilford, fall mountain and laconia. the individual bowling
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saturday, garrett wilson of keene on the right-hand side in the orange shirt, he won the championship play and noah marsh on the left. sanborn regional. he won the medal flight. congratulations to nem. them. that's it, happy sunday. amy: thank you. and the oscars, things are as busy behind the scenes as they
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>> do you have your tuxedo ready? >> oh, boy, no, i'm in trouble. amy: the oscars are tonight. get with it. even the celebrities that don't walk home with gold statues will eat like kings. josh: chef wolfgang puck has unveiled the menu for the governor's ball. celebrities have will 30 options, sushi, smoked salmon, colby beef and chocolate towers, cookies, mack roones and candy. amy: it looks beautiful, i hope it gets eaten. and the coverage starts at 3:00 with a special edition of 20/20 journey to the oscars.
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preparations on the red carpet at 5:00 and after the news at 6:00 live coverage followed by the academy awards. josh: that's quite lineup and that's just the food. the rest of the weekend is going to be mild, upper 40's and low and mid 50's for today, and in the mountains, lower, mid 40's. tomorrow, a couple of showers around the mid day hours, but above average for the first half of the week. look at that. amy: it's disorienting, but i'm looking at it. >> we continue to follow breaking news, a virginia police officer killed just one day
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>> breaking news, a virginia police officer killed in the line of duty. her connection to the granite state. mumps at a local college, why doctors say the calendar could play a role in stopping the outbreak. josh: it's the return of milder air again. we'll look at how high the feb temperatures go and how long this milder air trend lasts. amy: ice fishing derby. the big event continues today. why organizers say the turnout is bigger than expected.
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like we do, now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, new hampshire. 7:00 on sunday, february 28th, i'm amy coveno. we're following breaking news out of virginia right now. a police officer with ties to new hampshire has been killed in the line of duty. prince william county officer ashley guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic related incident. when they arrived. three officers were shot. guindon died from her injuries. news 9 confirmed merrimack police were called to notify her family of her passing overnight. officer guindon had just been sworn in on friday. we are continuing to follow this eveloping story and we'll bring you new information as soon as it comes into our news room. and we'll look at the forecast, mild air, huh, josh? >> absolutely, we're starting
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it's 34 degrees in berlin with cloudy skies and cloudy to partly cloudy skies. the temperatures are cooler in some portions and milder in some. the temperatures have dropped a little there and see the holes in the clouds overhead right now. that will continue to be the case through the day today. clouds, breaks of sun. clouds, more sunshine, and in the north country, there could be a few rain or snow showers, snow showers will be this morning and then maybe some sprinkles mixing in at times this afternoon. so, clouds and breaks of sunshine on the way for today. take a look at high temperatures, a lot of places will be headed into the lower half of the 50's by this afternoon. amazing stuff for the end of february, we'll talk about how long this trend lasts in your full forecast, a few minutes away. amy: at this hour, an early morning two alarm fire in laconia is under investigation. officials were called to the village, winnipesaukee condos a
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officials say a person inside the third floor apartment called officials and knocked on doors to get people out of the building. officials say the fire started in the floor of the apartment and extended into the walls. no injuries were reported. turning now to commitment 2016 coverage this morning, hillary clinton's camp is celebrating after a landslide win in south carolina. the results are in. clinton took 73% of the vote in the south carolina democratic primary. senator bernie sanders won just 26% with 99% of predicts reporting. wmur's aixa diaz is in our washington d.c. bureau with a breakdown of the results. >> hillary clinton gains momentum moving forward after winning first in the south carolina primary. >> this campaign goes national. >> a decisive victory for hillary clinton in south carolina winning overwhelming support of african-americans. she thanked voters, commended
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looked ahead to the remaining races. >> we are going to compete for every vote, in every state. we are not taking anything and we're not taking anyone for granted. >> i congratulate secretary clinton on her very strong victory. >> sanders, who admits he was all, but unknown in south carolina when his campaign began, spent the day stumping in texas and minnesota. two of the states up for grabs on super tuesday. the vermont senator whose only victory so far has been in new hampshire says his campaign is just beginning, and they won't stop now. >> i'm going to be asking for your vote on tuesday, but i need more than that from you. i need your help the day after the general election because i can't do it alone. >> more than 850 democratic delegates are at stake on super tuesday. aixa diaz, wmur, news 9. >> republican presidential hopeful stayed busy ahead of
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donald trump campaigning here with new jersey governor chris christie in arkansas attacking senator cruz and senator rubio. cruz was at little rock. and senator rubio in alabama. and a senate senator galdiery thinks that that she's won the campaign campaign. >> we've learned that both will be back in new england this week, campaigning in massachusetts on monday, clinton will stump in springfield ap boston and senator sanders will rally. right now, health officials are warning of a mumps outbreak at st. anselm college. there are confirmed cases and three are pending.
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quirk that could stop the virus. adam sexton has the details. >> health officials at st. anselm college thought they had a case of mumps on their hands earlier this week. the symptoms matched, but tests came back negative. >> we have two other members of the hockey team, men's hockey team who came in with the same symptoms, low grade fever, and swollen parotid glands. >> and all of them, students with routine contact through the hockey team. state epidemiologist, benjamin chan says even though the vast majority of students on campus are immunized, that vaccine isn't a brick wall. >> with two doses, it's 88% effective at preventing mumps. it's possible that the students could get mumps. >> and any future cases are expected to be mild but doctors want to be proactive to protect more vulnerable populations on campus. >> we do want to prevent this
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individuals that may not be totally immune. people that may not be looking at the vaccine, that includes pregnant women or immuno compromised and so we want to prevent it from spreading. >> any possible spread of mumps here is expected to be blunted by the fact that everyone is now gone on vacation. >> typically the mumps incubation is 25 days so we're in that window. our students now are on spring break. so hopefully that will decrease the risk, as far as the close contact goes. >> in manchester, adam sexton, wmur, news 9. >> the cannon mountain tram is running again after being shut down for two weeks. on valentine's day, 48 people were stuck about 40 feet in the air when the tram broke down. state inspectors stay the mal furpgs furpgs-- malfunction that caused that is mixed. on saturday it carried a thousand people up and down the mountain without any issues.
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first day on the job, a virginia police officer killed in the line of duty. ahead, her connection to new hampshire and grim task merrimack police untook to notify her loved ones. a long running joke about college students majoring in beer a reality at a new
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>> good morning welcome back. some clouds and rising sunshine out there with temperatures reaching from the mid 30's now into the upper 40's and lower 50's. wow! that's going to be mild conditions out there again today for the end of february. we'll talk about it more in your forecast coming up. amy: right now, a kansas town is in mourning after three people were killed and 14 injured in a workplace shooting.
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their riding lawn mowers on the streets in memory of excel employees who lost their lives. the gunman, cedric ford, as shot by a responding police officer. a computer holding financial aid information has been hacked at a college in california. university of california berkley says that hackers broke into the system that holds data of 80,000 students, alumni, current and former employees. the university says there's no evidence that the information was stolen, but is warning everyone to watch for signs. the university was in the middle of patching a security flaw when the hack occurred: a college is making studying beer a reality. university of new hampshire is offering a minor in brewing. it will help graduates get jobs growing industry. in new hampshire alone, more
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they're testing a lab and plant which will open in early 2017. a new study is warning that bees, birds, butterflies and beatles are a growing number of pollinators that are in jeopardy of extinction. factor causing species decline, loss of habitat, pesticides, and we look at last minute preparations before tonight's big event. it's 7:13 and you're looking live along the seacoast.
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch forecast. >> you may see some clouds or see the breaks in the clouds. what we're all seeing are temperatures above average for this time in the morning. it's 30 in the monadnock region right now and a light southwest wind, rather, 6 miles per hour there, 5 to 15 miles per hour most places around the state right now. check out the temperatures, keene, one of the cooler spots around.
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the mid or even near the upper 30's out there at the moment. so, where do we normally stand? well, 37 in some parts of the state right now. the average high for concord is 38 and the normal low is in the teens as you see there. that's where we should be this time of year. so, will we be going well above that 38? you betcha! temperatures are going to be headed into the upper 40's and low and mid 50's for many of us today. here is setup. a cold front just to our north, dripping down and then stalling over the mountains today and that will mean continued off and on threat of some snow flurries, and snow showers, and when temperatures rise this afternoon, the chance of a couple of sprinkles in there. the rest of the state, it's a mixture of clouds and sunshine and so we'll say partly sunny on average with milder temperatures pumping in for today and tomorrow and maybe a couple of days beyond that. but the warmest two days will be today and tomorrow, 40's after that.
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there's a cold front dropping down from canada and stalling overhead. it raises to the north later today and tonight as a warm front here and that sets the stage for the cold front to roll through with some rain showers through the day tomorrow and then finally, mid week, this system just coming ashore in the west coast, arrives here and brings some possible wintery mix tuesday night to wednesday morning and probably over to rain. the exact track needs to be found until what happens later this week. what we can do is tell you what happened today. partly sunny skies and south of the mountains, in the mountains, there could be just seeing clouds here, a couple of snow showers or a rain sprinkle or two this afternoon. otherwise, well above average temperatures for today. tonight, clear to partly cloudy and then tomorrow i showed you the front will move through. here it is pushing through. and bringing the morning hours or mid day and pulling away and turning you to sunshine and continued mild conditions. you saw another cold front roll
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on tuesday with clouds and breaks of sunshine, but that cooler temperature sets up this. the arrival of some wintery mix possible. snow, sleet, freezing rain, all a possibility, tuesday night before probably changing over to rain on wednesday, but check out the temperatures for today. upper 40's, low and mid 50's around most of the state, a little cooler in the north country, low to mid 40's there with some mixed showers a possibility. there's the week ahead. we start off above average, 50's today and tomorrow for a lot of places and then 40's through wednesday. it does get noticeably colder, below average for thursday and friday, to end the week. >> where should we be? >> 38 is the average, we'll be in lower to mid 50's. amy: wow. the 80th annual academy awards is today. hollywood is in full preparation right now for the biggest awards show. josh: this year, buzz over bold-faced names that could strike gold.
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abc's lauren lister is in hollywood with more. >> a cgi bear. a martian, post apocalyptic warriors and wall street traders, a few of the characters facing off in front's academy awards. nominated films this year taking audiences from a single room to the news room. back in time to eras past and soon to hollywood's biggest night. the scene of the ceremoy has been a construction zone for days. the red carpet rolled out. governor's ball after party getting decked out, too, and later this evening, we'll find out which of these eight films were deemed the year's best. >> nobody has any idea who is going to win best picture. this is a really muddled, unpredictable year. >> when it comes to best actor. >> it's definitely leo's year. no way he doesn't pick up the award for his role in "the
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he's been nominated five times and yet to snag the statue. the first time nomination for "the room" and got the golden globe. that wasn't nominated, a lack of diversity, generating boycotts and renewing #oscarissowhite. how chris rock will address it. >> chris rock, as host, it's his duty to mention it and joke about it. >> presenters go beyond hollywood stars, including vice-president joe biden: awaiting guests, 16,000 square feet of red carpet. >> coming up next on news 9, a special send-off, how the community is showing love for a great group of soldiers. in our next half hour of news 9 this morning, breaking news overnight. a police officer with ties to new hampshire killed in
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story story. [applause] >> new hampshire is swelling with pride as manchester's 197 field artillery brigade and 197 field artillery regiment are deploying to the middle east for one year. >> i know you guys are going to come back showing the regular army, showing the reserves, and showing the national guard how things are done in new hampshire and the excellence that we bring to the fight every day, whether it's in the federal mission or the state mission. >> governor maggie hassan, senator kelly ayotte, jeanne shaheen and frank guinta spoke of the deployment at southern new hampshire university field house. >> all of you reflect the best of new hampshire's rich history of service, helping to make sure
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>> and any of the conflicts that we have fought, whether in iraq, afghanistan, or anywhere else, without our guard, you are the very best. >> although there were few dry eyes in hooksett, they assured loved ones the soldiers are in good hands. >> family and friends in the audience, these doe employing soldiers, rest assured, they're trained and ready and they have great leadership that will take them through this deployment and i can't wait until we bring them back home to the great state of new hampshire as well. >> our thanks to stephanie woods. a total of 90 soldiers will report to fort bliss, texas before headed to undisclosed locations in the middle east. here is a look at the next half hour of news 9 this morning. we continue to track a developing story out of west virginia. an officer killed in the line of duty overnight.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: we are continuing to follow breaking news out of virginia this morning. a police officer with ties to merrimack, new hampshire, has been killed in the line of duty. prince william county officer ashley guindon was responding to a domestic dispute when she was shot and killed last night. a line of more than 100 police cruisers was seen escorting her body from the hospitl early this morning. officer guindon was sworn into the police department on friday. merrimack police telling they were asked to notify the family here in new hampshire of her passing. a suspect is in custody described as a member of the military. he's expected in court tomorrow and a prosecutor says a capital murder charge will be sought. we'll continue to follow this
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information as soon as it comes into our news room. let's check with josh judge with a look at the forecast. josh: hi, there. it's a mild start plymouth 34 degrees and that's well above average. usually in the single digits at this time of the morning and here is the 30's, pretty much everywhere around the state. 29 in lebanon. lower 30's in the western and southwestern parts of the state and everywhere else, as you can see, mid and upper 30's out there. breaks in the clouds have been developing overnight and will continue throughout the day at times. so we'll see intervals of clouds and sunshine and at times it will be plain sunny. you can see the snow nearby to northern new hampshire, as the front is draped overhead and stalled for a while. the chance of a few snow showers this morning and maybe a knew sprinkles mixed in this afternoon. otherwise, look at the temperatures we're expecting for today. many of us south of the notches, make it to the lower to the mid 50's. if you don't get there, you at
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details on the rest of the week outlook, a few minutes away. amy: despite open waters on lake winnipesaukee, it continues across new hampshire today. there is enough safe ice to fishen. wmur's mike cronin is in meredith with how fishermen and women are braving the thin ice for the top prize. >> derby organizers knew there would be less people this year because of the ice conditions across the state, but when you take a look at the catch board and you consider the crowd so far, the turnout has exceeded expectations. lake trout. >> it could be the catch of the weekend. weighing 11 pounds, jay hubbard reeled in this lake trout from lake sunapee. >> it probably took me 25 minutes or so to get it in. it kept taking out line and it's a good fight. >> anglers are trying to catch the fish with a shot at the $15,000 grand prize. fishing in alton bay, joshua fillbrick has the largest
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>> we knew it was a big fish, the biggest i've ever caught. a good day to catch it. >> the annual great meredith rotary ice fishing derby was almost canceled because of the ice conditions. >> we decided because of the weather, there would be enough ice to do this. >> and so far there haven't abouten any incidents and organizers say the turnout has been expected. >> we're thrilled and we're getting people from all over the state who are bringing fish in. >> many fishers who usually set up on meredith bay have moved their bob houses to another lake. >> and be careful where you go. here. >> there's 12 inches of ice and we're happy to be here today. it's a quieter scene and the kids are happy to be skating around and it's a good day. >> i think that hockey is real fun. >> while several prizes were given out at derby headquarters
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>> we're about to do the drawing for $5,000. >> fishers are hoping their catch will win them even more. >> it's a good fish, but there's definitely been bigger fish in the past. we'll see how it goes. >> and the derby ends on sunday. mike cronin, wmur, news 9. >> good luck to everyone who is competing today. if you're headed out on the ice, you can take our forecast with the wmur app. it's free for iphone and android users. >> in dover, you may want to check your bank statements. shell stations had skimming devices on several pumps. they were inside where customers couldn't see them. they have no idea how long they were on the pumps. >> credit card skimmers were discovered in goffstown last months and more in massachusetts. police say there are simple steps to take to protect yourself. first, pull on the card reader at the pump.
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could be a sign after skimmer, second, check for tiny holes near the key pad. they could contain cameras used to steal personal pin numbers. former mayor eileen foley is remembered as a dedicated public servant. yesterday the portsmouth community said farewell to foley to died monday at age 97. she had been a member of the council and several terms as state senator and an ambassador for the city making trips to japan, ireland, and england. and while she's known for her leadership, she was also known for being a loving grandmother and mother. >> she wasn't a politician to me, she was a warmhearted italian strong, witty grandma who treated me as one of her own. home is where nana was. >> she shaped who i am today and helped me pave my career path towards empathizing with people and helping them overcome
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>> eileen foley's funeral procession passed by city hall with a final salute from the police and fire honor guard before heading to cavalry cemetery. >> to commitment 2016, now the results from south carolina's democratic primary are in. hillary clinton secured a big win in south carolina, defeating bernie sanders by a wide margin with, 53 delegates at stake, clinton has won three states and sanders has won one, new hampshire. now the two are looking ahead to super tuesday. we are deep in the heart of political season and you've heard us talk a lot about delegates over the past few months. how do they decide a party's nominee. here is a quick study from cnn's zane asher. >> you've seen them wearing funny hats and waving signs at national party conventions. >> delegates. >> delegate. >> delegates. >> delegates. >> candidates covet them and
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why they're so important to the u.s. presidential race. they come from all 50 states, washington d.c. and every u.s. territory. bigger, more popular states like california, texas, florida and new york have more of them. for the most part they win delegates from primaries and caucuses. generally more votes mean more delegates. thousands will come together at the national party conventions where they declare the support for a specific candidate. >> ohio, madam secretary, casts all 188 votes for the president and the next president of the united states, barack obama. >> in order to become the party's nominee for president, a candidate must receive a majority of these delegates. the republicans, 1,237 is the magic number. for democrats, 2,383, there's an additional wrinkle for democrats, super delegates.
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senators, and party members. former president bill clinton is a lifetime super delegate. there are more than 700 of them and they can vote for whoever they want. >> what we've seen happen is that hillary clinton has gone out and has effectively collected as many of those as she possibly can. so, that's basically putting those in her back pocket, even about of we had one elected contest. >> while there's still more voting to take place, at the end of the day, it's delegates that win elections. cnn, atlanta. amy: we hope you stay with us. next, road to recovery. why one family says it's been so difficult to their son and how they're trying to change the stigma against addiction. >> and this time of year, you'll notice even more this afternoon, a look coming up at how high the temperatures are headed. >> the unh hockey team needed a
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story of one family's fight against heroin and the challenges they faced in helping a loved one get clean. during our town hall on the heroin epidemic in october. we first met tracy backer. she shared the story of her son justice, who entered rehab years after using. and how the family is doing now and what they're doing to make it easier to navigate a system that offers little help. >> the way justin sees it, his gets. >> i had life handed to me on a silver platter, i wasn't denied any opportunity growing up. my parents were at every event. athlete. away. >> the drug didn't take anything from me, i gave it all away.
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>> it started on percocets and at that point i had a job and something fun and new to do, buy a few and i started liking them. kept on buying them and before i know it, all of my savings were gone. i don't know where it changed getting high to maintenance, but i found out a lot about myself, i'm a co-dependent person or a relationship or something to depend on that was always there for me and i found that in drugs. >> he was hooked, he was broke. after two years of popping pills, justin remembers the day a friend suggested a cheaper alternative, heroin. >> i was sick, driving around the city and i said, yeah, just get it. you know, i gave him the last 40, $50 and i got way more than i got with the pills, but that ended really quick. start using that your tolerance gets higher and now spending a couple hundred a day. as much as i could get. i would do as much as i could get. >> no longer in school or
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wherever he could, pawning his mother's wedding rings three different times. >> everything was easy, i wasn't a honorable person, i stole from my brother, sister, family, friends, to do what i do. my bridges were gone and i wasn't allowed in the house and keys and locks were changed, i stole from the scores. >> over the last six years, justin estimates four years were in jail. >> i had a -- i'd make it and vowed never go in. >> and she'd lock the house, there's not a system in place to help people dealing with this addition. >> treatment is available, but conflicted with the job that justin found with his parole officer, one of the several disconnects in a state fighting a war with a battle plan that's still a work in progress.
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somebody that will help you fill that gap, you're not going to get the room or the job and you're not going to succeed and that's where we're failing them. >> she's pushing for a pathway between recovery and many for help. >> we wanted to hide, we were been. >> so tracy also started family sharing without shame, a support group that not surprisingly grows in size by the week and as for her first born child-- >> i'm feeling good. i am cautiously optimistic. >> justin has been clean for five months, he's working and smiling, unlike many that he crossed path with in recent years, he's alive and as he learns to be a father to a son he wasn't allowed to see, justin admits the tug of temptation is there and he'll fight it for the rest of his life. >> i can refund my misery at any time. less than 20 minutes to throw
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probably lose the only support system i have left. amy: that was josh mcelveen reporting. family without shame have meetings in laconia and concord. we have information how to contact the group on our website, wmur.com. >> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. josh: the clouds have been clearing across southern and central new hampshire. we'll see sunshine and clouds sometimes and more clouds in the mountains. the lakes region, 36 degrees and well above average already this time of year and higher as the temperatures will top off in the low to mid 50's. in a lot of locations and if you don't make it to 50 south of the notches, you make it to the upper 40's. there they are, the temperatures we've been seeing thus far. and the spotter network with temperatures generally in the mid and upper 30's across southeastern new hampshire with a few exceptions here and there. upper 20's, lower 30's in
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as we look at the upper valley and central lakes region here, we're seeing a lot of lower 30's as well. some upper 20's and some 20's in northern new hampshire as well. but as you can see, location, location, location, just like real estate, has so much to do with your temperature around this morning. so widely varied, elevation and cloud cover having to do with that. milder temperatures not only today, but tomorrow, and slowly gliding downward, coolest at the end of the week. tomorrow, a couple of rain showers will be around, so, just keep that in your plans, if you're outside, in the morning or mid day hours, scattered rain showers or sprinkles around, could have a couple of them and the next weather system on a wide scale is tuesday night into wednesday, the odds favor rain, but what happens as it goes to rain, does it start off as a wintery mix of snow, sleet, rain, origin as rain. that we don't know as we track, the more southerly track would
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north would mean more rain. what's going on right now. snow, just to the north and northwest of the mountains means you could have some flurries at times. as a cold front draped right overhead and stalled for a little while before it begins to pull away during the day as a warm front yet again today, allowing more mild air to stream in. again, for tomorrow. tomorrow, the only fly in the ointment will be the clouds and a couple of showers around. this is the area, and it follows the jetstream towards us on wednesday. about. south of us, the temperatures are cold enough that we could start off with snow, sleet, freezing rain on tuesday night, and into wednesday morning, and so, again, still a few question marks about it, but certainly, it's going over to rain during the day on wednesday, it appears. a look at clouds and sunshine that we'll see through the day today, as you can see, good amount of sunshine for today,
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yesterday because there was none yesterday. and here is your high temperatures for today. lower half of the 50's across central and southern new hampshire. central parts of the state, borderline, either side of 50 degrees and then more 50's on tap for times tomorrow with a couple of rain showers and we'll keep a close eye on wednesday before it cools off at the end of the week. amy: thanks, josh. josh: enjoy. amy: it's 7:48, an update now on our top stories. a virginia police officer with ties to new hampshire was shot and killed in the line of duty last night. news 9 has confirmed that merrimack police were asked to notify the family of officer ashley guindon's passing late last night. officer guindon was just sworn into the force on friday. health officials are warning of a mumps outbreak at st. anselm college. there are pending cases, students with routine contact through the hockey team. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports.
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the ice with unh and u-conn playing their regular season finale. unh needing a win to get home ice in the hockey round east playoffs. sounded good. second period, 2-0 wildcats and shane yzerman with a break away, scores on his rebound, 3-1, still in the second. maxime gaudreault, 4-1, unh. u-conn scored four unanswered goals. ferris with the extra skater gets his second of the game with a buck 03 to go. overtime, ronan with a backhand wins it for the huskies. and unh will hit the road for the playoffs and skate at merrimack, that series begins on thursday night. nine different players tallied a point for dartmouth last night, but clarkson, they skated away with a 4-3 win. and they'll host colgate in the first round next weekend.
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franklin pierce and st. anselm in the new england hockey conference semifinals. and second period, no score, kaitlin kaitlin kaitlin spalane. and conference game sunday at 4:00 against top seeded holy cross at sullivan arena. joey diamond scored with less than a minute to go in regulation, monarchs win at norfolk. they begin a seven-game home stand next friday. division three, gilford against john stark hopkinson. a score for the generals, 1-0, john stark. and tim makes it a 2-0 game and scores on the rebound. bailey defosse makes the safe on the slapshot, but they win a final 4-2. basketball now, the celtics were
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afternoon and the heat jumped out to an early lead. amar'e stoudemire off the pick and roll, the heat led at one point, but then the bounce pass to turner in transition, reverse dunk and he had 14 points died up at 28 apiece. the head led at halftime. isaiah thomas gets it ahead to avery bradley, puts boston up three. fourth quarter now, turner with a great pass to zoeller and he throws it down. there was a double-double, and celtics win 101-89. ten straight home wins for the celtics. top 25 college hoops, number 9, arizona at number 22 utah. second half, wildcats trailing, there was a dunk to make it a
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course is from clairemont, new hampshire. and arizona would take the lead. wildcats up by 4. utah rallied down the stretch and utes won it. and division three girls basketball finals. this is taylor darryl for bowtakes a baseline. springfield had a huge game and drives the lane for the bucket. lauren goyet tries it baseline and scores. springfield too much. conant wins 47-39. they're 20-0. the other winners, gilford, fall mountain and laconia last night. there you go, that's sports. have a great sunday. amy: thank you, jason. still ahead on news 9 this morning, final preparations are underway for the oscars. things are just as busy behind
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>> you're wearing that? the oscars are tonight. josh: oh, man, now you tell me. i need some white gloves. amy: even those who don't take home gold statues will eat like kings.
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they'll have sushi, salmon, colby beef, chocolate towers, cookies, mackaroones and this is his 22nd year crafting the menu. amy: that beef is calling your name. josh: good stuff. amy: wmur's complete coverage of the oscars from hollywood. it starts with 20/20, journey to the oscars, at 4:00, road to gold, summary of the nominees and their work and we'll take you to the final preparations on the red carpet at 5:00 and then after news 9 at 6 and world news and live coverage from the red carpet, followed by the academy awards. got to finish reading my book, "the martian", 100 pages before tonight. amy: you can do it. josh: not just the celebrities are pampered. lucky ladies in the granite state will be treat today a special celebration. amy: i love the story, the crew
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rolling out of pink carpet and celebrating five women who are fighting breast cancer, they'll get their makeup done and attend a party. i was in bravo for a fitting for a different charity event and it's a cool thing. josh: absolutely. amy: send us pictures. josh: and pictures of the outdoors for u local. a lot of people will be outdoors with temperatures into the 40's and low to mid 50's. 50 to 55 in southern new hampshire incredible for the end of february, more of the same tomorrow with a couple of rain showers around and mid day hours. amy: no excuse for me not to go running, i guess i have to get out there. our top stories up next, we're continuing to track breaking news, a devastating story out of virginia, a police officer
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>> breaking news. a virginia police officer killed in the line of duty. state. mumps at a local college. why doctors say the calendar could play a role in stopping the outbreak. air. again. we'll take a look how high the february temperatures go and how lasts. >> ice fishing derby. the big event continues today. why organizers say turnout is already better than expected.
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like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. >> good morning, new hampshire, 8:00 on this sunday, february 28th. i'm amy coveno. we're following breaking news out of virginia right now. a police officer with ties to new hampshire has been killed in the line of duty. prince william county officer ashley guindon and two other officers were responding to a domestic related incident. when they arrived on the scene, three officers were shot. guindon died from her injuries. news 9 confirmed merrimack police were called to contact her family. friday. the suspect has been taken into custody. we'll give you information as soon as it's into our news room. and meteorologist josh judge, talking about the forecast. hi, josh. >> yeah, the temperatures are well above average for this time
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it's 37 degrees in so many locations, northern new hampshire, laconia, nashua, and it's 38 in concord, guess what, that's the average high day. 38 degrees, we're already there and headed, as you can see, into the lower 50's most likely, later on today. with sunshine building and clouds lingering in the mountains, maybe a flurry or two or a snow shower possible in the mountains this morning, and a afternoon. a look at likely high today. lower 50's in many parts of central and southern new hampshire, that's a good 10, 15 degrees above average for most places. we'll talk more about how long this warm weather lasts in just a few minutes. >> at this hour, an early morning two alarm fire in laconia is under investigation. officials were called to the village winnipesaukee condos on
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knocked on doors to get people to evacuate this building. officials say the fire started in the floor of the apartment and extended into the walls. no injuries were reported. >> turning now to commitment 2016 coverage this morning, hillary clinton's camp is celebrating after a landslide win in south carolina. the results are in. clinton took 73% of the vote in the south carolina democratic primary. and senator bernie sanders won just 26% with 99% of predicts reporting. wmur's aixa diaz is in our washington d.c. bureau with a breakdown of the results. >> hillary clinton gains momentum moving forward after winning the first in the south primary. >> this campaign goes national! >> a decisive victory for hillary clinton in south carolina, winning the overwhelming support of fricke frickes -- of african-americans and looked
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>> we're competing for every vote in every state and we're not taking anything and we're not taking anyone for granted. >> i congratulate secretary clinton on her victory. >> bernie sanders, was unknown when the campaign began spent days in texas and minnesota, for super tuesday. the senator says his campaign is just beginning. >> i'm asking for your vote on tuesday, but i need more than you, i need help after the general election because i can't do it alone. >> delegates are at stake in 11 stakes on super tuesday. aixa diaz, wmur news 9. amy: republican presidential hopefuls study busy on the campaign trail.
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chris christie, attacking senator cruz and rubio. senator rubio spent the day campaigning in georgia and alabama alabama. >> st. anselm professor galdiery believes that hillary clinton will ride her momentum to success on super tuesday. >> i think that winning in south carolina shows that she's righting the campaign after losing in new hampshire and she's in favorable territory. >> we've learned both democratic candidates will be back in new england, campaigning in massachusetts on monday, springfield and boston for clinton and senator sanders will visit boston for an evening rally. >> health officials are warning of a mumps outbreak at st. anselm college. there are two confirmed cases and three are pending. doctors say there's a scheduling quirk that could stop the spread of the virus. wmur's adam sexton has details. >> health officials at st.
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a case of mumps on their hands, the symptoms matched, but tests came back negative. >> we had two other members of the men's hockey team who came in with the same symptoms, low grade fever and swollen parotid grand. >> that's when they ordered more intensive tests and two cases of mumps with three others classified as suspected cases. all of them with routine contact through the hockey team. the state epidemiologist benjamin chan says that even though the majority of students are immunized, that vaccine isn't a brick wall. >> with two doses it's 88% effective at preventing mumps. it's still possible that students could get mumps. >> any future cases are expected to be mild, but doctors want to be proactive to protect more vulnerable populations on campus. >> we want to prevent this from spreading to other individuals
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and including pregnant women or immuno compromised and we want to prevent the virus from spreading. >> any possible spreading of mumps is expected to be blunted by the fact that everyone is now gone on vacation. >> typically, the mumps incubation is 25 days so we're in that window. our students now are on spring break. so hopefully that will decrease the risk as far as the close contact goes. >> adam sexton, wmur, news 9. >> senator kelly ayotte is co-sponsoring legislation to help prevent eating disorders. on saturday, senators ayotte toured in concord. the proposed bill educates professionals about anorexia, bulimia and other disorders. senator ayotte's office says granite staters, some suffer from eating disorders.
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were stuck about 40 feet in the air with the tram broke down. the malfunction na caused the breakdown is fixed. on saturday carried more than a thousand people up and down the mountain without a hitch. coming up next on tues news 9, an officer killed in the line of duty. ahead, her connection to new hampshire and the grim task merrimack police took to notify loved ones. a long running joke about college students majoring in
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>> good morning, some sunshine reflecting off the ice and water on the big lake in meredith. the temperature headed much, much higher than that, as we go through the day today, many
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how long it lasts in your forecast coming up. >> right now, a kansas town is in morning after three people were killed and 14 injured in a workplace shooting. yesterday they parked riding lawn mowers in memory of the three excel employees who were killed. cedric ford was shot by a responding police officer. a computer system holding financial aid information has been hacked at a college in california. the university of california berkley said that hackers broke into the system that holds data of about 80,000 students, alumni, current and former employees. the university says there's no evidence that any information was stolen, but it is warning everyone to watch for signs of that. and the university was in the middle of patching a security flaw when this hack happened. the fbi has been notified. speaking of college, unh is now making studying beer a reality.
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of new hampshire is offering a minor in brewing. they will get jobs producing craft beer, a growing industry. in new hampshire alone there are more than 50 breweries, and they're creating a testing lab and plant which will open in early 2017. still to come here this morning, hollywood's biggest night. we're hours away from the oscars and we take a look at last minute preparations before tonight's big event. it's 8:12 on a sunday morning, you're looking live at the mill
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your forecast. josh: we've seen the clouds clearing south of the white mountains and we'll see some clouds at times and some sun. here is a look at the big lake from weir's beach. some cloud, some sun, some thin clouds out there. they're thicker in the mountains, but 37 degrees, pretty mild way to start on a late february morning. this early in the morning, and look at temperatures all around the region. it's 38 in plymouth and concord and portsmouth and the average high temperature for today is 38. winds rather light.
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5 to 15 miles per hour today so it will feel pretty good out there with warming conditions, some sunshine, mixed with the clouds and the winds not too tough to take. and there's our almanac showing what i was talking about, 38 degrees the average high, the normal low is in the teens in central and southern new hampshire so you can see how far above average we are right now. something else to note, the times there. the sunrise and sunset times getting a little earlier in the morning and a little later in the day and of course, next month when we spring forward in march, we'll see that change in a big way as well. all right, a look at a cold front that's been dropping down out of canada and it's stalling just over northern new hampshire today. that will keep the clouds locked in tight in a lot of places around the mountains. there may be some breaks of sun, but sometimes where some flurries or a snow shower breakout and this afternoon as temperatures rise in the north country and could you could see some sprinkles there. south of the mountains, dry, a
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on the way for today with milder air continuing to stream in today through tomorrow as well. and then this weather system on the other side of the country. that's traversed the entire nation before it reaches here, tuesday night into wednesday, bringing possibly some mixed precipitation to start and going over to rain. a decent amount of sunshine already out there right now and going through the day. clouds, sunshine, and maybe some clouds and flurries in the mountains as i mentioned. tonight. clear to partly cloudy. a front rolls through in the morning hours and threw mid day and maybe lunchtime, sprinkling in a few spots and pulling away by early afternoon for most of us, going back to sunshine and another mild day for tomorrow. watch this weak little front come through on tuesday and puts temperatures back into the 40's, above average, but a little cooler and you see these areas of snow approaching from the west, if they do so in this fashion, it would be a warmer scenario where the snow would
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farther south, some of the models would indicate, it could be a wintery mix before going over to snow. mild and sunny afternoon. again, watch wednesday closely, and the -- there's certainly rain in the scenario for the week. amy: you certainly have everything on the menu in that five-day issue it's a la carte. amy: and academy aparts, hollywood is in preparation for the awards show. josh: and a buzz over bold-faced
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first time and also who wasn't nominated. >> a cgi bear, a martian, post apocalyptic warriors and wall street characters. a few of the characters in tonight's academy awards. taking audiences from the single room to the news room, back in time to eras past and soon to hollywood's biggest night. the scene of the ceremony has been a construction zone for days. the red carpet rolled out and the governor's ball after-party decked out, too, later this evening, we'll find out which of the eighths films were deemed the year's best. >> nobody has an idea. it's a muddled year. >> when it comes to actor. >> it's definitely leo's year, no way he doesn't pick up the award for "the revenant". >> it's very rewarding. >> leo dicaprio has been nominated five times, and yet to
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>> brie larson in room who snagged the golden globes award. who wasn't nominated? generating boycotts and renewing the controversial #oscarissowhite. how chris rock will address it. >> chris rock as host, it's his duty to mention it and joke about it. >> and presenters go beyond hollywood stars, including vice-president joe biden. there's champagne waiting and the red carpet. amy: coming up next, a special send-off. how the community is showing their love for a brave group of soldiers. in our next half hour, breaking news from overnight. a police officer with ties to new hampshire killed in the new caramel macchiato from dunkin' donuts. of espresso, milk,
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indulge in a hot or iced macchiato today.
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oh-oh, oh-oh oh-oh-oh-ooh, oh hearts are made for sharing. spread some sweetness with dunkin' donuts' cookie dough and brownie batter donuts. heart-shaped happiness too sweet not to share. america runs on dunkin'. >> grab your skis, get ready to hit the slopes. you'll have a chance to stop trailside and enjoy hot chocolate or enjoy live music. here is tom griffith with a look at what's happening. >> it's a chance to learn how sap turns into maple syrup and even enjoy some maple treats. head down to nature's sweet secrets sugar house in goffstown today. today they kick off maple sugar house tours that will last until april. it goes from 9:00 until 3:00. in milford there will be plenty
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bands at the pasta loft event hall. and money raised will support of the jane's angel foundation which helps with critically ill children. the event starts at 1:00 and goes until 5:00. grab the snow shoes and get ready to run in hollis. today is the beaver brook 5 k snow shoe race and then over for the chocolate festival, known as the sweetest day on the trails. it's your chance to cross country ski from inn to inn, stopping along the way to indulge on some chocolate. the trail side chocolate stops goes from 11:00 until 4:00. that's what's happening, new hampshire, i'm tom griffith, wmur news 9. amy: hundreds of granite staters gathered in hooksett saturday for a sundayoff of nearly 100 soldiers planning to deploy. the 197th field artillery brigade and regiment are assigned to the middle east for
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although there were few dry eyes at the ceremony, the colonel assured the soldiers are in good hands hands hands. >> to family and friends in the audience, the soldiers, rest assured, are trained and ready, and great leadership that will take them through this deployment. i can't wait until we have the opportunity to welcome them back hampshire as well. amy: several lawmakers were on hand. a total of 90 soldiers will report to fort bliss before being to an undisclosed location in the middle east. some of the brainiest kids put their skills to the test. >> nice job. amy: the state spelling bee took place at the capital center for the arts. words were picked at random and
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they'll represent the state at the scrips national spelling bee in may. here is what's coming up on news 9 this morning. we track a story out of virginia. an officer with ties to new hampshire killed in the line of duty. we have continue to break with a live look at the clock tower at plymouth state university.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: welcome back, we continue to follow breaking news out of virginia this morning. a police officer with ties to merrimack, new hampshire, has been killed in the line of duty. prince william county officer ashley guindon was responding to a domestic dispute in wood bridge, virginia, when she was shot and killed last night a line of 100 police cruisers was seen escorting her body from the hospital this morning.
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the police department on friday. merrimack police tell they were asked to notify her family of her passing. the two other officers are treated for their injuries. a suspect is in custody and describe as a member of the military. we'll continue to follow this developing story and bring you new information just as soon as we get it. let's check in now with josh judge in the weather center with a look at today's forecast. hi, josh. josh: it's another mild start headed into the 40's and 50's for today. here is one spot that will do this. portsmouth at 48 degrees right now with partly sunny skies and sunny skies across most of the state right now, except for the mountains. and a few extra clouds down in parts of southeastern, new hampshire, that are drifting away. check out the temperatures. early on a sunday morning in late february. it's 40 degrees in plymouth already and headed in that direction for many other locations as well. there's the clouds, plenty of clear spots in between as well.
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along the mass-new hampshire border. notice the snow on the border and that could mean a few flurries or a snow showers or two in the mountains this morning and maybe a sprinkle this afternoon. otherwise, a partly sunny day, those temperatures top off anywhere from 41, the low to mid 40's up north to the upper 40's and low to mid 50's in central and southern new hampshire. so how long will this mild air stick around for the week ahead? minutes. amy: despite open water on parts of lake winnipesaukee, the ice fishing derby continues across new hampshire. officials say there's enough safe ice to fish on. wmur's mike cronin is here with how men and women are braving thin ice for the top prize. there would be less people this year because of the ice conditions across the state, but when you look at the catch board and consider the crowd so far, expectations. lake trout. >> it could be the catch of the
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hubbard reeled in this lake trout from lake sunapee. >> it took me 25 minutes or so to get it in. it kept taking out line. yeah, a good fight. >> anglers are trying to catch the biggest fish in each category with a shot at the $15,000 grand prize. fishing in alton bay, joshua fillbrick has the largest rainbow trout so far. >> we knew it was a big fish, the biggest i'd ever caught. a good day to catch it. >> the ice fishing derby was almost canceled because of the ice conditions. >> we decided because of the weather there would be enough ice on most of the lakes to be able to do this. >> official caution people still need to be careful, so far, there haven't been any reported incidents and derby organizers say the turnout has been bigger than expected. >> we're thrilled and getting people from all offer the state who are bringing fish in. >> many fishers who usually set
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their houses to another lake. >> you've got to be careful. we normally don't fish in this area, but the ice is good here. >> there's about 12 inches of ice, we're happy to be here and a quieter scene. kids are happy to be skating around. it's a good day. >> i think hockey is really cool and really fun. >> while several prizes were given out at derby headquarters on saturday. >> as we're about to do the drawing for $5,000. >> fishers are hoping their catch will win them even more. >> it's a good fish, but there's definitely been bigger fish in the past so we'll see how it goes. >> and the derby ends on sunday. >> in meredith, mike cronin, wmur news 9. amy: good luck to everybody headed out on the ice. you can take the forecast with you with our wmur app, it's free for iphone and android devices. >> if you filled up at a shell station in dover, check your statement. long hill road and central avenue had skimming devices on several pumps.
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see them. police don't know how long those devices were there or how many people were affected. credit card skimmers were discovered at a gas station in goffstown just last months and massachusetts. police say there are simple steps you can take to protect yourself. first, pull on the card reader at the pump. if it wiggles at all, it could be a sign of a skimmer. secondly, check for tiny holes near the key pad. they could contain cameras that steal the personal pin numbers. eileen foley was remembered as a dedicated public servant. she died at age 97. she held several terms on the city council and eight terms as mayor and several terms as a senate start and ambassador to the city making trips to japan, ireland and england. while she's known for her
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a loving mother and grandmother. >> she wasn't a politician to me, she was a warm, strong, italian, who treated me as one of her own, home was where nana was. >> she helped me create my career path, helping people overcome extreme travesties. amy: foley's funeral procession passed by city hall for a salute from the police and honor guard before heading on to the cavalry cemetery. and the results from the south carolina primary are in. hillary clinton defeating bernie sanders by a wide margin. with 53 delegates at state, clinton 39 and sanders gained 14. clinton has won three states and sanders has won one, new hampshire. now the two are looking ahead to super tuesday. we're deep in the heart of political season and you've heard us talk a lot about delegates the past few months.
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here is a quick primer in u.s. presidential politics from cnn's zane asherments you've seen them wearing funny hats and waving signs at national party conventions. >> delegates. delegates. >> delegates. >> candidates covet them. what exactly is a delegate and why are they so important to the u.s. presidential race? they come from all 50 states, washington d.c. and every u.s. territory territory. bigger, popular states like texas, florida, and new york have more of them. for the most part, candidates win delegates through primaries and caucuses. while the rules vary from state to state, generally more votes means more delegates. this summer, thousands of delegates will come together at their national party conventions, where they declare support for specific candidates. >> ohio, madam secretary, casts all 188 votes for president and the next president of the united states, barack obama.
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party's nominee for president, a candidate must receive a majority of these delegates. for republicans, 1,237 is the magic number, for democrats, it's 2,383. and there's an additional wrinkle for democrats. super delegates. these are elected officials, governors, senators, and party members. former president bill clinton is a lifetime super delegate. there are more than 700 of them and they can vote for whoever they want. >> so, what we've seen happen is that hillary clinton has gone out and has effectively collected as many of those as she possibly can. so, that's basically putting those in her back pocket, even before we had one elected contest. >> and while there's more voting to take place, at the end of the elections. zane asher, cnn, atlanta. >> we hope you stay with us. coming up next, the celtics hosted a conference showdown with the miami heat saturday. could boston earn a 10th straight win at home.
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temperatures in the 30's and 40 degrees this early morning. we'll tell you how high they continue surging for your sunday . >> coming up in new hampshire's business, legislation at the state house on health care,
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>> welcome to new hampshire's business, i'm fred kocher. i'm going to put some items on the screen and see if any are of interest to you.
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legislature or topics, opioid, heroin fentanyl plan and the issues surrounding them. the gas line in new hampshire and the northern pass. hydro electric line. medicaid expansion continues. and limits on expense deductions in business net metering of electricity and workers rights. with me to talk about this, senior vice-president of business and industry association of new hampshire. welcome. >> thank you, fred, always nice to be here. >> let's go down the list, you follow these things and a plan that legislature has come up with, where is that? >> most of this was the result of the special session looking at this issue was passed. in legislative terms, it was fast-tracked through the house desk quickly. there are lingering bills, how do we provide better drug
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there are senate and house versions and they need to iron out differences. it's a huge issue and one that occupied even the attention of presidential candidates when they were here. >> that's true. one of the key items in the bills that passed was a drug court, is that right? >> yes, settings up a drug court and also increasing penalties for fentanyl in some ways has been more damaging than heroin use, if you can imagine that. >> yeah, right. natural gas pipeline and northern pass, the two-- >> they're both in various processes, in terms of getting decide the siting location done
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number of bills are designed to either slow down the approval process or bring it to a complete halt. >> i know the town of milford and 20 or 21 other communities are intervening with ferc, and. >> there's no question opposition is organized on the other hand new hampshire is paying the highest electricity rates in the country and most people point to lack of energy infrastructure being a prime reason. >> with northern pass at the valuation committee. medicaid expansion, where is that? it looks like it's going well in the legislature. >> it was passed and scheduled to sunset by design. for the first time they're receiving health insurance and in some ways the program has
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and there's a cost, and that's given by the house, the house with preliminary approval and finance committee-- >> the importance to business the costs over to business? >> that's right, those people that were previously uninsured were still getting health care, usually in the emergency room, which is the most expensive, and those costs were transferred primarily to the business community in the form of higher premiums. >> there's a limit of expense deductions for management of businesses, right? >> yeah, it's called a 179 deduction deduction. >> it's a part of the federal tax deductions for business and equipment. it's capped at $25,000 which is extraordinarily low, by example the federal cap is $500,000. >> wow, there's two bills, and house and senate bill, both are cap.
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net metering when you have some, like solar energy and you generate more than you use, and you can sell it back to the grid. >> if you're a solar customers, residential or commercial, and you have solar cells that are giving you electricity, there are times when you get more than you need. and that allows you to sell it back. >> it raises the cap, right? >> it raises the cap. the utilities are required to purchase this power up to their percentage of the cap and we're hitting that 50 megawatt cap now and that would raise it. >> temporary worker's rights. it's grown into a major industry, employing thousands of people. what would this do? >> there are a number of bills dealing with temporary worker rights. some are worse than others. some are worked on the senate now, probably has some value. i think there's some tweaks that it needs before it passes, but it's really designed to give
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same protections that full-time employees have. >> right, ok. thanks for all of that, david. now, i'm going to turn quickly to put a graphic up on the screen, this is a new hampshire forum in the future coming up this monday at st. anselm college. facing the real estate with the new hampshire housing, applied economic research into the department resources development. you can pay at the door. thank you, from the business industry of association of new hampshire. if you want to see some of that interview again, go to wmur.com, and click on news and then click on project economy. >> now, meteorologist josh judge with your forecast. josh: we're seeing increasing sunshine and increasing temperatures, too. it's february 28th, i'm double-checking, is that right? how is that possible that the temperatures are already in the upper 30's and even some 40's on the map right now and headed for the 40's and 50's today. southwest winds out of there.
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now, around the state. and there's your temperature. state-wide 41 in plymouth leading the way. too often. 38 in concord and portsmouth. the average high temperature, high temperature for concord is 38. and we're already there. and soaring right past it. we'll zoom in and take a look at temperatures from weather patters around the region. spotter network showing temperatures in the upper 30's and lower 40's in southeastern new hampshire. some spots, clairemont at 41 degrees there, central parts of the state and center harbor at 40, and differences from place to place this morning. partially due to elevations and so much more. temperatures in the 20's and 30's in northern new hampshire. news and notes under the sunshine this morning, much milder today and tomorrow, both days are going to be featuring temperatures in the 40's and 50's, a few showers will be around tomorrow, otherwise it
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a cool front crossing the state and bringing an end to the insanely warm temperatures out there for this time of year, but it will still be above average tuesday and wednesday, that's when the next system moves in, by the way. still watching the exact trajectory on that. all right, so, clouds and some sunshine out there right now. and more warmth spilling into the region, that, along with some sunshine, gets those 3 temperatures up to the levels that we're talking about for the next couple of days. we're going to watch this cold front right here, that's what brings some rainy tomorrow. just some scattered showers in the morning and mid day and then this system moves along the jetstream and comes up at us as probably at least rain on wednesday, but it may begin as some wintery mix type of precipitation, snow, sleet, freezing rain all a possibility, tuesday night into wednesday morning before the changeover, but that's a bit of a question mark this far out. sun and clouds and partly sunny today. cloudiest to the north and even
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around and may see some sun. the front i mentioned for tomorrow. rolls through with scattered sprinkles and mid day hours pulls away tomorrow afternoon to bring more sunshine into the mix all over again. so today, look at these temperatures, soaring up this afternoon, downtown nashua area, showing plenty of sunshine and some clouds and we'll do it all over again tomorrow with passing showers. highs today generally in the upper 40's and low to mid 30's, and even though low to mid 40's a possibility for you. tomorrow, after early showers, afternoon sun again either side of 50 degrees, and there's that wednesday storm, we'll watch that closely for the middle part of the week. >> what a treat. 52 on a sunday. nice to get out. i think a lot of people will get out. >> i think so, too. >> an update now on the top stories, a virginia police officer shot and killed in the line of duty last night.
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police were asked to notify the family about officer guindon's passing. she was sworn in on friday. and mumps outbreak, two cases confirmed and three are pending all with contact could the hockey team. sports. >> unh hockey team need add win against u-conn to earn home ice advantage in next week's playoffs. and shane yzerman with a break away, scores on his open outbound, 3-0 new hampshire. it was 3-1 still in the second and take another three-goal lead on the maxime blast. 4-1 wildcats after two, but the huskies scored the next four goals. ferris with the extra skater on, 1:03 to go. they went to over time and
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wins it for the huskies, 5-4 in overtime. unh hits the roads for the playoffs and they will skate at merrimack college and that series begins on thursday night. nine different players tallied points for dartmouth last night, but they lose at 4-3. gig green will host colgate in the first round next weekend. joey diamond scored with less than a minute to regulation, monarchs win 5-4 at norfolk and begin a seven-game home stand next friday night. the celtics and heat played saturday afternoon at the garden and the heat jumped out to an early lead. amar'e stoudemire with the dunk and the heat led. and the corner, four point game and nice bounce pass from smart to turner in transition. turner finished with 14. tied the game at 28. heat led by three at halftime.
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isaiah thomas up to bradley. boston up by three and then in the fourth quarter, turner is going to feed tyler zoeller, and jared sullinger had a double-double, 12 points, 12 rebounds. celtics win 108-89, 10 straight home wins for the celtics. division three girls basketball quarter finals, this is top seeded conant hosting bow. taylor darryl will take it baseline for the falcons. and madison springfield had a huge game for the orioles, a bare there. conant win 47-39. and the orioles are 20-0 now and advance to the semifinals. other quarter final winners were gilford, fall mountain and laconia. nhia individual bowling championships held on saturday. garrett wilson of keene on the right-hand side in the orange shirt. he won the championship flight
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sanborn regional won the medal flight. congratulations to them. that's sports, have a great sunday. amy: still ahead here on news 9 this morning, final preparations underway for the oscars and things will be just as busy behind the scenes as they will
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>> the oscars are tonight and even celebrities who don't walk home with gold statues will eat
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josh: that's right, chef wolfgang puck has unveiled his menu, sushi, smoked salmon, king crab, colby beef. and candy statuettes. this is the chef's awesome menu. gorgeous. wmur has complete coverage of the oscars from hollywood. it starts at 3:00 with a special edition of 20/20. journey to the oscars. at 4:00, see the road to gold. summary of nominees and their workment and we'll take you to the final preparations on the red carpet at 5:00 and then after news 9 at 6:00 and world news, it's back to live coverage from the red carpet, followed, followed finally by the academy that's-- >> finally get to that. amy: a lot of ramp up there. awards.
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>> no, but i'm reading "the martian", do it before tonight. maybe out in a chair. a mild one tomorrow, with a couple of rain showers tomorrow and mid day, but scattered sprinkles and showers, know the a big deal. and we're watching very closely that storm for wednesday, looks like rain, but it may begin as a wintery mix, that's what we have to watch. amy: might call that a fruit salad forecast. josh: a little bit of everything potpourri. amy: tune in for "close-up", good morning america is next. josh and i will be back in 25 for more local news and weather,
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good morning, america. hillary's huge victory! carolina. >> she's now got major momentum heading into super tuesday. as the republican mudslinging gets even nastier. >> he's flying around on hair force one. >> little mouth on him, bing, bing, bing. bing, bing, bing. >> all the headlines from an amazing race. breaking overnight -- in the line of duty, a police officer in virginia shot and killed on her first day on the job. two other officers wounded. what went wrong on that seemingly routine call? >> fantastic finish. >> bang, bang, oh, what a shot

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