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causing headaches as we wrap up this holiday weekend. good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm josh mcelveen. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. a high surf advisory is in effect for new hampshire's seacoast right now, but to our south there's a tropical storm warning in effect for the cape. josh: that tropical storm warning is affecting parts of rhode island, several beaches in southern massachusetts are closed today. >> we're not expecting huge crowds at the beach, but we'll down by the jetty. josh: farther south the water is still rising in some places, thousands spent the weekend without power and are just now beginning the cleanup. jennifer: hermine is also bringing dangerous conditions to new england. jennifer crompton is live at hampton beach tonight where people are taking extra precautions with this weather. reporter: the coastline has been spared the the rain that was
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pounding surf is incredible. take a look, conditions here are considered dangerous, and expect it to worsen overnight. so tomorrow there will be no swimming allowed here at hampton beach. >> it going to generate tremendous surf, not only today but over the course of the next several days. reporter: beach goers got to see the sun on labor day, but herl even's presence off shore made for what hampton's chief lifeguard calls dangerous depth because of heavy hard hitting waves and life threatening rip current. >> it's accentuated and multiplied when you get surf in the 6 to 8-foot range. reporter: boats staying in port for the day including party fishing and whale watching. the swells off shore promising too bumpy a ride. >> high seas, high winds creates a safety issue. so we didn't go today. reporter: but all up and down
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though even though some of them are finding the situation challenging. >> it's too big with too much wind, it's definitely not a day for beginners for sure. >> the rip current is going pretty hard that way down the beach. i don't think i've ever experienced anything like that. reporter: the heavy surf is expected to last a few more days. many saying they'll catch it until it's gone. the whole scene attracting crowds, making for a memorable last hurrah. >> it's pretty crazy, yeah. th get. >> it's a great end to a great summer. >> lifeguards will patrol the beach in buggies tomorrow to make sure bathers stay out of the water, but of course the beach itself will remain open. jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. josh: thanks. obviously we could have used some of that rain in new hampshire. mike haddad joins us with a look at when the showers might
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right now, of course those waves still kicking up at the beach. take a look at the remnants of hermine spinning and pinwheel p- take a look at the downpours, heavy storms south of cape cod, winds gusting over 40 to 50 miles per hour and the waves are up over 25 feet south of cape cod. as for our seas, about 5 to 10 feet anywhere east of rye and also east of seabrook. butot coastline. so i'm going to have to call for a few showers in here, we could really use that rain over a good part of southern new hampshire. as for the winds, generally 10 to 15 miles per hour, but there are some higher gusts, 0 to 25 at the coast, back through the lower merrimack valley. and again all eyes on the surf, the high surf advisory through tomorrow evening, seas 5 to 10 feet, rough surf through
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guarantee out there for tonight, tomorrow and even into the day on wednesday. in terms of those showers, they will pinwheel their way back in towards parts of new hampshire later on tonight and tomorrow, we'll look at that with future cast and when summer sizzle returns, all of that straight ahead. jennifer: today's cooler conditions weren't expected to hurt tourism numbers. in fact, this weekend could set a record for new hampshire. for more on that let's go to wmur's shelley walcott who is live in hooksett shelley: hey, jen. new hampshire tourism officials say this may have been one of their busiest holidays ever. an estimated 620,000 visitors are expected in the state over the three-day holiday weekend and that's up over 5% from last year. visitors were expected to spend an estimated $88 million during their stay. we caught up with a few tourists on their way home from the weekend hotel us why they make
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destination. >> the woods, scenery, nature, the possibility of seeing a pair hopefully. -- a bear. just relaxing. >> the weather was great, the lake is just an incredible place. we had had a great time. >> we were out on the boat and did some hiking, it was a real nice weekend. reporter: you can see it was a busy weekend her in new hampshire, here at the hooksett tolls, it is extremely busy. labor day is the son state. we're live in hooksett, shelley walcott, wmur news 9. jennifer: thank you. with busy on the roads for suret is a slow ride if you're headed south near the state line. things are backing up right through nashua, salem and over on the seacoast. it's also a bit slow coming south through concord, but otherwise the good news, you're moving pretty smoothly.
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full display this afternoon in milford. the annual labor day parade step off at 1:00. this is the 68th year of the event billed as the biggest lace day parade in all of new hampshire, and the theme this year was education. chosen as grand marshal, a woman who taught health in this town for more than 30 years. >> oh, it's so exciting, i was educatedded here for 31 years. this is my 40th year living in milford, this is have a blast and i'm just so honored. reporter: more than 100 groups participated in today's parade. josh: another tradition this labor day starting the day in manchester with the aflcio breakfast. it was a packed house at the greek orthodox church. the event started with the new union president in new hampshire who called organized labor and its right to collectively bargain a, quote, sacred right. >> may god help those who think
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last breath to protect that right and to celebrate our honor, to celebrate those who came before us. so again, happy labor day, everybody. this is our day. josh: the breakfast had a number of speakers this morning including senator shaheen, governor hassan. but the keynote was former presidential candidate vermont senator bernie sanders, who spent much of this labor day in new hampshire. this afternoon in fact the focus was on the white house, at least for kristen pope, how is it looking out there? reporter: we see people bricking down the stage right now, but not too long ago senator sanders came out to a crowd of more than 700 people with a strong message of seeing democrats sweep this next election and ways to make america more equal for everyone. he came out to a crowd of an applause, and then jumped right
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care, college debt, equal pay for women and making the middle class accessible to everyone. he also talked about the issues he and secretary clinton agree on. there were mainly cheers until he spoke about trump's campaign and he urged people to vote democrat on down the ballot. >> we have got to continue the pressure. we have got to continue the grass roots mobilization to make sure that this country and government works for all of us and not just the people on top. reporter: governor maggie hassan was also here, and we'll hear more from senator sanders and reaction from people who attended the event coming up. we're in lebanon, kristen pope, wmur news 9. josh: thanks. as for the presidential candidates themselves, they competed for attention in the same swing state today. abc' kenneth moton has a look at how hillary clinton and donald
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reporter: labor day and the sprint is onto election day. >> it's a mad dash the next two months, so i hope you guys are ready. reporter: hillary clinton back on the trail in full force and the democrat nominee criticized for not holding press conferences recently surprised with traveling press corps. >> i am so happy to have all of with me. reporter: vice president joe biden the pittsburgh, former detroit. but the road to the white house leads through ohio. >> shows you how important ohio is. reporter: donald trump invited the press onto his plane, speaking with reporters for nearly the entire flight. trump talked about the upcoming debates. >> i think i'm preparing somewhat like i prepared for the other debates. i think i'm preparing, you know, i enjoyed the debating process, obviously i did well in the
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mate mike pence were in cleveland. the trump-clinton gap is smaller when libertarian gary johnson and the green party's jill stein are included. >> hillary clinton could either put donald trump away or donald trump could get right back in this race, overcome this lid he sends to have at 40 or 41%. reporter: that first presidential debate is just three weeks away. but wednesday trump and clinton are take the stage for a for jennifer: names like hermine, katrina and sandy are an easy way to reference storms. josh: but do those names affect our attitude towards dangerous weather? that story ahead. mike: when does it turn warmer? the forecast coming up. >> i'm sally kidd in washington. a mysterious micro organism has invaded the jefferson memorial
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to try to stop it in its tracks. jennifer: then at 5:30, a safety system did exactly what it's design forward when this fair ride ran into problems. so why did the operator override the computer? josh: and these sisters laced up their running shoes for a very
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new hampshire college students are packing their backpacks and heading back to school. and thanks to kelly ayotte, along with the textbooks and pencils, many students are carrying more student loan debt. ayotte voted to cut pell grants and to raise student loan interest rates. because she sides with special interests looking out for their own bottom line, not our kids'. for new hampshire students and families, kelly ayotte is a heavy burden we can't afford.
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josh: president obama is now the first sitting u.s. president to visit the country of laos. his three-day trip to southeast asia is expected to include an announcement of more aid to pay for cleanup of undetonated bombs from the vietnam war. he's also holding a town hall style gathering for young p but before heading to laos, president obama took some time at the g20 summit to talk with russian president putin. jennifer: they held a brief private meeting, neater administration has releaseddedded any details of that discussion, although the white house says president obama also met with the presidents of france and germany to discuss the situation in ukraine. josh: it's possible the civil war may have been a topic of discussion as well. secretary of state kerry met with his russian counterpart
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been trying to negotiate a cease-fire between syria's government and rebel fighters to let humanitarian aid reach civilians caught in the crossfire. isis also carried out bombings in syria today, killing 48. jennifer: the search has been called off for two american climbers missing in pakistan, they were last seen on august 22, that was two weeks ago. they were attempting a brand new route up a glacier face that's known as people at the base camp called emergency responders when the two failed to return. they tried the same climb last year but had two bad falls and were forced to call thins off. josh: starting tomorrow a half mile stretch of the tucker man ravine trail will be close forward bridge construction. a current bridge needs to be repliesed after being seriously damaged during tropical storm irene. that section of the
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ravine trail and the raymond path. people hit by louisiana's recent flooding will get relief thanks a special concert tonight, it will feature more than a dozen artists including louisiana night actives harry connick jr. and randy jackson. you can watch that concert tonight on me tv new hampshire, it begins at 8:00 pm. and you'll find more information about it on jennifer: a new study suggests that people's preparation for a stor name. the study says part of the reason that female named storms are deadlier than male named storms, that's because people don't take as many precautions. but the national center for atmospheric research says the pattern is likely a fluke, because up until 1979 all hurricanes had had female names. mike: of course the big name around these parts over the past several days, hermine.
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it's what we call a post tropical storm, losing the tropical characteristics but not the wind and surf. right now at rye beach the surf is continuing to kick up. waves just off shore, 5 to as much as 10 or 11 feet and that will be the case right through tomorrow, even tomorrow night and early wednesday. so watch out, beach goers and mariners, it will be rough out there through the middle of the week. beautiful in the heart of the lakes region today. the weekend as a whole has beenn labor day long weekends, no doubt about it with dry weather all the time. temperatures please aptly cool by night. but there are a couple of changes beginning to build in near shore. as the outer bands of some of the showers try to soot into southern new hampshire to help alleviate just a little of the drought situation, of course will not do a whole lot even if they get in here.
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evening, tomorrow and into wednesday. bands of showers off shore and heavier rain from the cape and points south. but again some of these showers may work in at times later in the evening and into the middle of the week. temperatures pleasantly mild, 70's, low eight. you notice with the on shore breeze at the coast, quite gusty up to about 25 miles per hour. it is a little cooler along shore roads. then you get back into the lower 80's in the upper valley and in parts of the greator north to northeast, 10 to 15 miles per hour in many spots, notice a little higher, these are the sustained wind at the coast, gusts to about 20 to 25. and we could see them reach 30, even 35 as we go through the course of the fight. so that will continue to kick up the wave action at the shore. that's why the rough surf advisory remains in effect until tomorrow night. as for overnight lows, 40's up north, 50's to near 60
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summer heat, it's not too far away. 87 right now in cleveland. through memphis, tennessee. some of the summer sizzle is poisedded to move in here beginning thursday and especially friday and the start of the weekend. but of course all eyes on the remnants of hermine, we have to wait until this front back to the west gets in here until it finally gets the boot out of the northeast, until that time a few showers cab be ruled out and here's the reason why. over a two-day sits south of new england and finally it works off to our east and falls apart, likely east of portsmouth sometime on thursday or thursday evening. so for tonight, some increasing clouds, a few scattered showers are possible, late evening and overnight, mainly south and east of the lakes region. clouds, breaks of sun tomorrow, a little breezy. again, best chance of scattered showers will be lakes region south and east. as for wednesday, could be a passing shower or two in the morning, then some sun up near
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friday and even into the weekend. could be a thunderstorm thursday night, but a good part of the end of the week looking dry and toasty. josh: all that rain teasing us off the coast. thanks, mike. a messy mystery in washington d.c. tonight. jennifer: up next what's changing the color of some of the city's most iconic monuments. josh: then summer is over but things are starting to heat up on the campaign trail as the candidates turn to now straryjs to win voters, coming back from
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>> experts from around the world are trying to solve a mystery that is coating some of america's most famous monuments, an invasive organism is spreading across several sites the the nation's capital. jennifer: as wmur's sally kidd reports from washington now, no one knows how to stop it. reporter: they tell our nation's story, monuments honoring america's greatest leaders and fallen heros. >> we noticed right away the top of it. reporter: but look closer at the jefferson memorial. >> the dome is so black. reporter: the once gleaming white marble isn't so white any more. it needs more than a good scrubbing. >> it's not necessarily horrible, right? reporter: the grimy film and black splotches are causedded by an invasive bacteria.
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reporter: officially known as bio film. >> a colony of mind row scoppic organisms band together and attach themselves to a host location. reporter: from the jefferson to the lincoln to the washington monument, from arlington national cemetery to congressional cemetery, the mysterious bio film just keeps growing. >> there is not a known permanent solution for dealing with bio film. service has asked experts worldwide to fine the right cleaning concoction. >> we've been testing some solutions, some effective, some not so much. reporter: but no one is giving up. the the park service says eventually it will find a way to make these monuments to american history shine once again. josh: a high speed chase with a suspect on the loose.
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mike: high surf along the coast and eventually some showers, some thanks to hermine. a timeline ahead. josh: counting down to election day, the spread of early voting has campaigns trying new tactics in this already unusual election cycle. jennifer: another round of ride accidents at amusement parks, but there is a common factor in the latest malfunctions. josh: and it's the final game for a fisher cats favorite, what ollie the bat dog has planned
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 5:30. josh: there are blue skies above but dangerous currents beneath those waves as the tail end of herl even whips new england. welcome back, i'm josh mcelveen. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. the strong wind and high waves have prompted warnings through all of new england. but in new hampshire hampton beach w b right through tomorrow. parts of massachusetts are under a tropical storm warning right now. let's get over to chief meteorologist mike haddad and what should we expect over the next 24 hours, mike. mike: the high surf, that's a guarantee. we're also going to have high wave action, also a bit of rain trying to pivot in. as the run from hermine makes its closest pass at new hampshire, actually tonight into the day tomorrow and possibly even early on wednesday, you can
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also notice quite a bit of rain battering the cape. southeastern parts of massachusetts. police certainly could use some of that rain, and there is a chance of some showers. notice a couple of sprinkles just around seabrook points south. a few more back to the east as they try to rotate in. they'll have a better chance as the center of what we call post tropical hermine gets closer. best shot of showers tonight south of the lakes region, the win still gusty, there's that high surf advisory, it remains in and beach goers between now and tomorrow evening. and we'll still be very choppy out there not only through tomorrow evening but even through wednesday and possibly into thursday. eventually the showers will make their way in, but how much do we see and what about the bigger changes by the end of the week. we'll look at all of that straight ahead. josh: thanks, mike. it's been a busy day on the road as people head home after a long holiday weekend.
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jammed up southbound through concord and hooksett. but they are starting to clear out on the seacoast and you're starting to pof smoothly across the state line in salem and nashua. jennifer: labor day is traditionally considered the turning point for campaigns when summer ends and voters start paying closer attention to the candidates. but by the time granite staters head to the polls, many americans will already have turned nikole killion has this tonight from washington. reporter: sean o'neil is getting an early start, updating his information with the board evidence lex, before heading to the poll this is november. >> going to the polling place is more of a ritual. >> you don't just have to vote on election day. >> it is encouraging more citizens to be able to take part in the voting process because
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excuses of i can't get there because of child care or i can't get there for whatever reason. reporter: 37 states and the district of columbia now offer some form of early voting, starting with north carolina, which mails out its ballots right after labor day. the trend is growing in popularity with voters, a new gallup poll finds four in five americans surveyed support early voting. >> i may do it this year actually. >> i'm going to vote on election day. reporter: the head of the u.s. elections project predicts ear and campaigns are taking notice. >> you have hillary clinton's campaign deciding to break up its organization based on its calendar, rather than geographic, which is pretty revolutionary for a presidential campaign. reporter: republican party is also focusing on early turnout for donald trump. but after his recent reboot, politics reporter simone cautions. >> it shortens the amount of time that he has to make his case. reporter: battle ground states
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followed by ohio a few weeks later, electing to vote early now up to you. josh: here in new hampshire you have through tomorrow to register with the secretary of state, or you can register on election day at the polls, but if you choose to do that you'll have to show an approved voter i.d., sign an affidavit, have your picture taken and then verify your identification with the secretary of state. there is an exemption for voters who have religiousec being photographed. but before you cast your ballots on september 17 you can see the candidates face off here in the granite state debates, they start tomorrow night with republican candidates for governor at 7:00 p.m., democrats will take the stage at 8:00 p.m. then on wednesday, republican candidates for senate will be debating at 7:00, thursday the second district republican debate. on friday the g.o.p. candidates in the first district. you can watch all the debates live here on wmur or streaming
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jennifer: right now police are looking for a pembroke man who led police on a chase and then ran off on foot. a state trooper tried to pull over jacob jason this morning in northfield. after stopping police say jason took off again, driving right over spike strips in concord. police say jason is wanted for several offenses. if you have call police. there's new concern about the safety of rides in amusement parks. two incidents over the weekend injured dozens of people. reporter: a dozen people mostly children recovering from two fair accidents in two states over the holiday weekend. at a memphis carnival, these
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seats. >> my youngest daughter is hurt bad. reporter: sean's daughter with a broken wrist and neck injury is one of six children rushed to the hospital. this within hours of another carnival accident in chicago. >> you must plan -- reporter: six children were hurt when a roller coaster came to a sudden stop. in all, that's six scares at amusement parks and carnivals in the last month alone, including the tragic death o 10-year-old on the world's largest water slide in kansas. and three more children hospitalized when these buckets on this ferris wheel in greenville, tennessee somehow got stuck. >> majority of the incident that occur on amusement rides today, whether a fixed park or a traveling carnival are human error. reporter: for now that appears to be the case in this most recent accident, in memphis.
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the safety bars before the ride was in the cradle. reporter: elizabeth hur, abc news. jennifer: many teachers dig into their own pock totes help families who can't make ends meet. josh: one easy way to support their generosity is growing quickly. jennifer: another airline offering a faster way to board. which carrier has become the first in precheck. mike tomorrow get ready for temperatures to warm it could get before the weekend is over. josh: and a controversial protest from the nfl is picking up support in another sports
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jennifer: stock markets are closed today, but the l lot of holiday road trips. nationally the average for a gallon of regular right now is 2.20. here in new hampshire we are still lower at 2.15. this is the fifth year in a row that labor day travel is up. josh: wallet hub says americans will travel more than 35 millioy before the weekend is program. lufthansa has become the first european airline to join the program. members can keep their shoes on
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have to unpack their laptop others liquids. jer many students are already -- jennifer: men students are back in school. close to 50 million students will attend public school this is year. slightly more than last year, and 4.8 million will be in private schools and that's a slight drop over last year. families will pay a little more for school supplies and activities. the arrange for an elementary student, $659. middle school, even higher, $957. and that goes up to nearly $1500 for high schoolers. josh: crowd sourcing has become a key resource for teachers struggling to make sure their
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close to 140 million last year. expected to be higher this year. teachers have used the money for everything from paper to markers to even classroom computers. jennifer: kids who are scared about surgery often get sedatives to calm down. josh: but a much easier way to reduce anxiety could be as easy as turning on your ipad, that story is next. jennifer: ahead in sports, fisher cats season finale and retirement day for ollie the vet warnings across the seacoast, why officials are asking boaters and swimmers to stay close to shore. plus candidates hitting the trail this holiday weekend, the familiar faces we saw on the
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josh: surgery can be a scary time for anyone, but it's kids. jennifer: but a common distraction could reduce anxiety as much as medication. reporter: for years parents have known that smart devices help cheap their children occupied. now there could be a medical application for that. kids who are about to have surgery might be helped by their i pads. french researchers say playing games like angry birds worked just as well as sedatives to make kids less anxious right before an operation.
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children between 4 and 10. the kids were randomly assigned to take a sedative or play with an ipad 20 minutes before receiving anesthesia. researchers found the tablets worked just as well to reduce stress as did medication. and the study didn't just show the i pads were helpful for the young wins. the devices apparently help relax the kids' parents too. this isn't the first study to suggest that technological distraction could be a way reduce anxiety. researchers looked at virtual reality to assist people who are in stressful situations. >> after a frustrating loss last night in oakland, the red sox are visiting another last place team in the san diego padres this afternoon. they're on the field right now, scoreless in the fourth. sox starter drew pommer a.n.c. is back at petco park, for the first time since san diego
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the first place blue jays opened a series in new york with the yankees and new york did boston a big favor today. jacoby ellsbury crushes a homer, toronto falls 5-3. if the red sox win today they'd be tied with the blue jays for first place in the a.l. east. and a big thank you to ollie today, happy retirement to new hampshire's best bat dog who has been fetchin six reasons. he's 8 years old and ready for some rest and naps, congratulations and enjoy retirement. as for the game against the portland sea dogs, in the fifth, down one, guerrero ties up the game with this homer. next inning, dwight smith junior smacks a sing tomorrow right. that gives the fisher cats a 2-1
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we'll have more in sports at 6:00. jennifer: san francisco 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick getting new support for his controversial protest. josh: one of the biggest names in women's soccer joined the protest when she took a knee during the national anthem, and now president obama is weighing in. reporter: it's an issue being di >> he's exercising his constitutional right. reporter: president obama defending 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem at the g20 summit in china, but acknowledging it can be a sensitive topic for service members. >> that is a tough thing for them to get past, to then hear what his deeper concerns are.
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u.s. soccer star megan rupino took a knee before the seattle game tweeting it's the least kid do, keep the conversation going. the protest is also being met with pushback. in santa clara where the 49ers play, the police union sending a letter to team management suggesting some officers may boycott off duty work protecting levi stadium, citing kaepernick's socks with pigs in police hats and statements he's made to murdering people, we have cops in sfpd that are blatantly racist. reporter: kaepernick says he's going to keep protesting until real change comes. interestingly, kaepernick's jersey sales are soaring, going from the 20th most popular to
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mike: a beautiful labor day weekend, sunshine each day, temperatures nice and mild. a little breezy out there today, but we've dodged rain at least to this point. take a look right now some clouds building in. you get closer to the coast and the effects of hermine being not only felt but seen by the surf out there, it is kicking up the wave action, 5 to 10 feet. and highur remain in effect through tomorrow night and may be extended into early on wednesday. there are showers in the forecast for some, cannot promise a lot of rain out the remnants of hermine, it will be breezy at times too, clouds and breaks of sun, a couple of showers in the forecast. for tomorrow into early wednesday. that's it in terms of any rain
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of this week, we could make enough sun to get up near 90 degrees as the summer heat wants to hang on. what's hanging on now is the dry weather over new hampshire. a couple sprinkles trying to scoot into parts of rockingham county, but they're drying up. showers back to the west still holding together a little bit and there was a good shot as some of of this backs in later tonight. the remnants of this storm to our south, it's actually drifting northwestward at about five, six, seven miles per hour and will not really get the boot out of the northeast until thursday. so right now we've got some sunshine and a few clouds, 70's to around 80. it is cooler at the coast due to the on shore breeze. but overnight tonight it's milder in southeastern parts of the state and on the chilly side, mid 40's in the great
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morning. starting on thursday and especially friday and the start of the weekend. terms of a wind threat, no major issue. right now 15 to 25 miles per hour. this will drit northwestward and look at our timeline. notice the winds by thursday, down to only 30 miles per hour. so the storm should continue to weaken during the middle of the week. speaking of which, best shoflt a few showers lakes region south for tomorrow, and early on wednesday, there will be partial sun as well, bright on thursday, a little warmer, could be a thunderstorm thursday night and then friday and saturday it's
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it begins to cool back to what we call normal around here. >> what is normal around here. up next what had this woman just did to renew a challenging sport. josh: then pounding the pavement for a good cause on this holiday, the children who will
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jennifer: one woman from seattle just set a new record in an effort to bring back a swimming tradition. josh: erica norris swam almost 10 and a half miles in the freezing water of puget sound in 4 hours and 9 minutes. she wants to make marathon she's got some experience with the sport, she was a six-time ncaa all american at new york university. >> got her in and she loved it, and went on from there to swim at the bellevue club swim team and swam there all the way through high school. and then went to. in y.u. and swam on the swim team there. josh: norris is only the second person ever to complete this
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team tryouts were interrupted when a deer decided to get into the water too, you can see it swimming right up to one of the surfers, one of them coming face to face with it. they did try to coax it back onto land, though the deer verge left after the harbor patrol showed up. josh: thank you for joining us for news 9 at 5:00. jennifer: we leave you with a special shot, it's an amazing sunrise over the seacoast. see uniques for news 9 at 6:00 right aft break. woman: the executive council voted along party lines, striking down more than $639,000 to planned parenthood locations.
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control, cancer screenings -- they were all cut back. plunkett: it was colin van ostern who got that funding restored and helped expand medicaid, too. i'm colin van ostern. i was raised by a single mom, and we didn't always have health insurance. that's why, as governor, i'll make sure no one gets left behind. norman: that's a lot of vitamins there, harold. harold: oh, i'm stocking up before kelly ayotte gets her way on medicare. norman: what do you mean?
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ins? harold: gotta keep my family strong because ayotte also wants to raise the medicare eligibility age. norman: ohhh... i think maybe i'll pick up a few too. narrator: tell kelly ayotte: oppose medicare privatization. stand up for new hampshire seniors. >> it's a very unhealthy situation for anybody. tom: tonight high surf and dangerous riptides have official asking bathers to keep close to shore. jennifer: political rallies marking labor day in new hampshire, the familiar face that returned to the state to
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mike: showers from hermine getting closer, we'll have the tile line on when rain could move in. and a special tradition lives on in mill fielder, why this labor day grade is so special. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: tonight officials are warning of rough surf and possible riptides along the coast, as post tropical cyclone good evening, new hampshire, i'm tom griffith. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. right now a high surf advisory is in effect for the seacoast and down through the cape a tropical storm warning is in place. jennifer crompton is at hampton beach with the precautions officials are taking there. reporter: hampton beach lifeguards went in the water this morning, many of them are competitive swimmers and they described the conditions here as extremely rough.
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summer season bringing with it the kind of danger not seen very often here. bathers were kept to knee deep at hampton beach on monday. hermine's impact whipping up 6 to 8-foot waves, heavy wind and currents and life threatening riptides. forcing lifeguards to make a decision that happens only once every three or four years here. >> commencing tomorrow, tuesday, bathing at hampton beach will be totally reporter: donahue says he would have made the same call even if they still had a full staff after today. >> it a very unhealthy situation for any bather, even if they're fairly strong. they're putting themselves in harm's way. reporter: boats staying in harbors, seas over 4 feet not a comfortable ride, waves off shore measuring up to 9. cool temperatures perhaps keeping crowds down any way. those coming down to check out


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