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calling suspicious. thanks for joining us. jean: news 9 has learned the name of the person who died. josh: mike cronin is live in danville at what is dylan active crime scene. reporter: i spoke with the victim's ex-husband by phone and he has identified the homeowner here. her family is grieving, shocked by this news. the attorney general's office has not released the vm' home on monday. the state police major crimes unit is here along with the state fire marshal's office. there hereto to be burn marks on the side of the home, but it is unclear if that is connected. the ag's office is calling it a suspicious death of would not elaborate further. they say they have been
friendly person who loves animals up they say it is a close neighborhood and they are saddened by what happened. and autopsy was scheduled for today, but those results have not been released. that is the latest live in danville. jean: heartache in the north country as the community comes together to say goodbye to a preschooler who died this weekend and a horse accident at details on the service and the connection the family has to another recent tragedy. reporter: the communities are coming together to mourn a life cut short. just two weeks ago, a beloved firefighter was laid to rest. tonight, calling hours for a four-year-old are from 5:00 until 8:00.
girl, a daredevil who taught herself to write a two wheeler when she was just three years old. she died friday at a hospital after she was thrown from a horse while participating in the white mountains horse show. the family is well known and well loved in lincoln and woodstock. they were helping with the construction project at michael weeden's home. >> t community, whether they need a piece of equipment or whatever, the family will step up. it is reciprocal. we are here for them in the time of this tragedy. jean: graveside services are scheduled for tomorrow at 11:00. jean: calling hours are also
veterans advocate. the husband of the hampshire supreme court justice passed away after battling a serious illness. calling hours will run until 8:00 at the farwell funeral home in nashua. his funeral will be held tomorrow morning at the immaculate conception church. josh: heavy surf pounding the seacoast after the remains of cheverus crumpton's light at our seacoast bureau with more. reporter: the boat tied up here were headed to point south from maine when the sea started to build on monday. so they are waiting it out. conditions on the open ocean are the roughest today. those same waves whipping up our being enjoyed by surfers and the waves brought on by the lingering presence of hermine.
logs brought -- some of the lobster traps brought to shore. tourist and commercial boats going nowhere while the dangerous conditions persist. those who opted tuesday out there are stuck until conditions improve. the boat captain discusses what it's like to navigate seven to nine foot waves. >> it is the space between them they are spaced close together, so you are down and up, down and up, slamming. i have a flying bridge but you are taking water over the flying bridge and everything else. reporter: captains of the boats tied up here figure it will be thursday or maybe friday the they can head out and continue safely on their way. jean: today did bring some
not drop very much rain. you can tell things have cooled off quite a bit from this time last week. a beautiful picture here. check in with mike haddad. mike: clouds in some areas but partial sun in others. temperatures are all over the place. spinning south of new england, an area of low pressure park-and-ride around here and it is not going anywhere anytime soon. it will be stuck in this time tomorrow before drifting to the north and east of the there have been bands of light showers and splashes of son as well. you almost see that laid out with the fog and drizzle. a high surf advisory extended until early tomorrow morning. that should be canceled on time during the overnight stretch. what about big changes in our temperatures? that's straight ahead.
coverage. with the primary election just one week away, we are going to kick off the granite state debates. the republicans go at 7:00. democrats will be at 8:00. an important night for a lot of these candidates because the election has been dominated by the top of the ticket. a lot of folks might the wondering who these folks are. their name id. reporter: it has been a summer where people are focused on other things and now labor day is behind us and time for the candidates on both sides to reach out. the name id is not very high among many of them and they have a short time to make a big push. josh: there are some people
talk about important issues. reporter: these debates are so important, but they need to break through to the people who haven't been paying attention, breakthrough to the undecideds and have a moment where they set themselves apart, whether it's getting their issues out there and setting themselves apart from the others. josh: we certainly won't have evil thank you. these candidates will be facing off in just under two hours. republicans take the stage at seven followed by the democratic candidates at 8:00. congresses back in town after a seven-week summer recess. they only have about 20 days to get through there to do list before the general election. sally kidd has a look at lawmakers priorities in the coming weeks.
needs to pass is a spending bill to keep the government running after october 1. this seeing an election year, they are likely to settle for a short term plan. >> it keeps funding levels at the same level we've got them out right now and it gives them more time to negotiate and get them be on election and not have to take a tough vote before voters go to the polls. reporter: another priority see governments and and treatment. it is one of the few measures expected to pass this fall. congress is not likely to take up a gun-control measure backed by democrats or an asia-pacific trade deal supported by republicans and president obama. josh: zika was not the only big story this summer. will lawmakers get to the other issues that made headlines the
republicans on the house i hold a hearing on the obama administration costs payment to iran. that took place as american. that's as american prisoners were being released. we could expect to see some hearings into hillary clinton and whether she lied in her testimony on the benghazi attack. jean: one person is dead and another is in the a 70-year-old man lost control on north main street, veering off the road and crashing into a utility pole. his passenger was killed. investigators are still at the scene. no decision yet as to whether charges will be filed. let's turn to the traffic watch and see how things are shaping up as folks had back to work
elliott at river's edge camera. agee james joins us live with a look at our evening commute. >> we have one traffic note to pass along in plaistow -- this is in the area of 110 north county road. otherwise, things doing pretty well. and south. a good ride through the exit tolls. the day's low spot on 393 in concord. slow and the turnpike filling in. 101 is trouble-free from manchester to new hampshire. route 60 starting to see some heavy volume northbound.
police union is taking the city to court over it plan for body cameras. officers started training with the cameras last month. jean: bill cosby's trial date has been set as attorneys fight over the evidence allowed, including he secretly recorded phone call with the alleged victim's daughter. mike: summer heat headed back to new hampshire before the week is over. a look at that timeline, head. josh: and the ongoing drought has more and more try. how to tell if yours is in
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and stronger. mark connolly. governor. decide by the end of the week whether boston plus leased can force officers to wear body cameras. they say the order violated their collective are getting agreement. the police commissioner testified he has the authority after no officers volunteered to take part in the pilot program. the use of body cameras now on hold pending a judge's ruling. jean: tonight, a pennsylvania judge says bill cosby is blind and mike special accommodations
trial. third teen women are willing to take dan against the comedian. barbara bar from our sister station has more on today's hearing and when we can expect the trial to begin. reporter: the judge set a tentative date of june 5. the entertainer is accused of sexually assaulting a temple university employee more than a decade ago. cosby, walking with the help of aids into a couple of well-wishers with a simple thank you. the judge described him as being blind and accommodations will have to be made. the defense wants a deposition cosby gave in 2005 tossed out. in it, cosby says he did give women he wanted to have sex with pills, but that it was consensual. the defense would like a recording the accuser's mother
that it would like to call as many as 13 other women who have made similar claims against the entertainer. josh: the former stanford university swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman is now listed as a sex offender. brock turner registered at a sheriff's office in ohio not are from where he's living with his parents. he was released from a california jail after serving only half of a six-mth there for the rest of his life. i bought my house, the number one thing i look at was the sex offender registry list and there were none here. josh: turner has to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. he plans on appealing the decision. jean: president obama is offering no apologies for the bombing of laos during the vietnam war but is promising to
next three years to clean up the next loaded bombs dropped by the united states. president obama: whatever our intentions, war inflicts a terrible toll, especially on innocent men, women and children. today, i stand with you in acknowledging the suffering and sacrifice is on all sides of that conflict reporter: president obama is the first sitting president to visit laos and says yield -- country heal. mike: certainly not a one size fit all in terms of the weather. we had clouds, some drizzle and light shower activity. temperatures below average in spots but other areas, some sunshine and a little bit above the norm. the overcast skies -- it looks on the dreary side but it is
60's. farther to the north and west, look at the partial sunshine. a beautiful scene out there at newfound lake. a bit but with temperatures right around 80 degrees. on doppler radar, not a whole lot of rain. we could use rainfall but that is not in the cards anytime soon. all we're going to get between tonight and tomorrow will showers and a touch of drizzle here or there. that will continue right through early on thursday. a couple of showers scooting to the lower part of the valley, but elsewhere, there are clouds and rakes of sunshine were the clouds are thicker. the steadiest rain remains off to ourselves and even though a few scours -- if you showers may scoot inn from that direction,
tent or 2/10 of an inch. coolest up the coast with her cloud cover. upper 70's to around 80. on the sticky side and here's a look at the pattern -- no real dry air sitting back to the west. dew point in the mid-to upper 60's into the great lakes and midwest. it will be humid through early friday. 50's a couple of light showers and look at the summer heat ready to move in our direction. it begins to arrive on thursday and lasts into friday and the first half of the weekend. the circulation from post tropical storm hermine spinning south and will eventually get the boot from this front that moves in here. other than that, very little
way of rainfall but a few scattered showers. some spots close to a quarter inch of rain and clouds begin to get shoved off to the northeast as that front approaches from the west. when will that happen? thursday night. by friday, near 90 degrees. turning a bit drier in the afternoon with a toasty start to the weekend on saturday and a few scattered showers move-in sunday. it turned seasonably cooler and pleasant as we go through sunday night, monday and tuesday. josh: it might not feel like it this jean: weekend, but summer vacation is over. students in manchester head back to class today. the district's largest in the state with 14,000 students. it's one of the last district to start here.
-- it national read a book a. even with other electronic distractions, many americans still turn to books. a new report says 73% of americans read at least one book in the last year. most cracked open a traditional paper version. 28% red electronic books and 47% turned on audiobooks. josh: at the panama new ca students at a popular vocational college.
maggie hassan's priorities are working for new hampshire. new hampshire froze tuition. she understands that we need good highway systems. hassan is an advocate for public safety. she's kept spending under
control. and how does maggie hassan get these things done? by balancing the budget without an income or sales tax. creating a surplus... anyone and everyone to create a better environment for business innovation. a new senator making fiscal responsibility work for you. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message. i'm maggie hassan 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
kelly ayotte is a heavy burden we can't afford. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. jean: a california company is rushing to develop an inhalable the injectable drug has been the focus
of controversy after a dramatic price hike. the company hopes that will mean even more demand for its needle free option once it is ready. the company has to put the product through criminal trials. josh: and ohio college has a dining hall that it is entirely gluten-free. administrators noticed a rising number of students with gluten allergy or sensitivity and decided to create a spot where
gluten-free diet has skyrocketed. a new study questions to actually needs to be on it. reporter: from bread to pasta to cereal, one only needs to scan the aisles to see how many of these staples are available gluten-free. but for most of us, do they really need to be? only those with celiac disease must avo t surveys reveal one in five americans have eliminated or reduced gluten in their diets, researchers offering new study showing that while the number of americans saying they adhere to a gluten-free diet has tripled since 2009, the rate of celiac ease has remained stable. so, why is this diet so popular?
little evidence to some what this conclusion. so, the next time you find yourself heading where the gluten re-aisle, remember that you may not to, at least for your health. jean: is this an american invasion? why new england's favorite lobsters have european countries were a. josh: and wait until you hear how this person as a people water. jean: and to are you hotshot -- some rough conditions off the coast. we had a red rainbow at hampton beach. take a look at this.
fueling brush fires mike:. dry for many but dan for some when the sun returns. reporter: new pulls around and the swing state battle ramps up. announcer: no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:30. jean for people to depend on water from wells. the state says it's getting calls about wells running dry every day or getting close to it. josh: the state has some advice for homeowners who do have wells. jean: we have more now on what could indicate your well is in trouble. reporter: the drought conditions are severe and well owners are taken a hardest hit but there are ways to tell if you are at
>> it nonstop on the phones of people being proactive and people completely out of water. reporter: he says they have been getting about two dozen phone calls a day from people worried about their well. he says it is the shallow wells, those between 20 and 30 feet deep. if you have low pressure, there may be a quick fix. >> we recommend turning off the circuit breaknd if not, to monitor it on a daily basis. reporter: if the problem continues or them out -- or the well runs out, you may have to dig it out. our current drought is historic. >> we need significant precipitation, not just one event like today.
long times. reporter: he's is the best advice is to conserve, shut down irrigation, hand water if necessary and use water for aiding, cooking and cleaning. if you're well runs out, there's limited federal help available, but you have to qualify. >> there are some programs for low income residents through the department of agriculture, but those are only for people low income and only in certain parts of the state. reporter: if you think you're well has an issue, it's best to call a license professional. jean: right now, close to 100 firefighters from several departments are fighting to rush fires in the granite state. crews have been battling a fire in londonderry for more than 24 hours. the red cross is offering food and support there.
to extinction brush fire near grove road. the city of over will be getting $1.5 million after a judge the states cap on education funding is unconstitutional. the city sued, arguing that's because it enrollment is up and it did not get all the money it was owed per student and said that violated students write to an adequate education. a superior court judge sided with the city. in addition to names 40 other cities and towns that are due a total of $11 million from the state. josh: back to commitment 2016 coverage and here's a look at studio b where just in 90 minutes, that candidates for governor will kick off the debate. issues range from the economy to health care to the crisis of addiction.
reporter: so many undecided voters. this is an open seat. as we know, the governor is moving on. it has been a long summer of doing other things and now, it's time for people to focus in. for the candidates, it is who they are and why they should be looked at closely. josh: for a lot of these people, it's a for the first time. a lot of attention has been given to the top of the tip -- top of the ticket. but they also want to make an impression. reporter: they need to talk about knowing the issues and where they have been, but themselves. this has been a strange year and people have not just been focused on specific issues, but they want to know what these
to get past the noise of the presidential race and that is important. josh: we'll talk more about that at 6:00. maybe they are trying to change a few minds as well. the republicans at 7:00. the democrats will be debating at 8:00. in the tight race for the u.s. senate, the top republican incumbent locks up an endorsement. u.s. chamber of commerce. she says she is grateful for the support of the chamber and its work on behalf of his misses and its employees. >> i continue to wake up every single day to fight for workers in the state because i know if we fight for the small businesses, they will let more people to work and they will get people better paying jobs. we can't have more taxes and spending and more difficult the
josh: a statement from maggie hassan says kelly ayotte puts investments ahead of people. both residential nominees are spending much of their time and energy in critical battleground states like new hampshire. it's go to sally kidd in washington for more on their efforts as the general election is now just 62 days away. reporter: when you look at the cold numbers come over the last seems to be losing some support and her favorability numbers have gotten worse. in a key battleground state of lord, the race is close with hillary clinton and donald trump trading the lead in recent polling. mrs. clinton: after all his talk , the only thing that is clear is he has no clue about what he's talking about. reporter: nationwide, a new poll
eight points in august. next we are sticking with our strategy. we're not taking anything for granted. >> she does not have a lot of enthusiastic support. >> donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two sons who one -- you were in the war. reporter: trump was tying clinton to president obama is failing immigration policy. next you have a legal immigrants that he wanted she wants treated at her then veterans. >>'s challenge is to convince groups like college educated white voters to change their minds. reporter: trump's campaign released a letter signed by 88 with terry leaders expressing support for the republican nominee. also out today, a new washington
finding that surprised many is the sick just check that the race is tightening in the red state of texas. jean: talk about a deal -- why customers in this grocery chain are only paying the prices from 100 years ago. josh: new concerns about the maple harvest things to a caterpillar. mike: mild and muggy -- how long it up mark jean: and one expert says we have plenty of summer left but can you count on a lobster? >> only in maine.
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. woman: the executive council voted along party lines, striking down more than $639,000 to planned parenthood locations.
ntrol, 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. josh: the european union could clear -- could declare the american lobster is an invasive feces. jean: this after dozens of american lobsters are ordered in their waters, raising fears there could be a threat to their own native stations. it's not clear how the american
-- to reproduce. a room in forest tent caterpillars has maple producers worried about the next harvest. that caterpillar feeds on sugar maples and damages trees critical to maple production. two counties have reported their first outbreak of forest tent caterpillars and 10 years. the outbreaks can last anywhere from two to six years. josh: itt is shutting all of from a financial a decision. the for-profit college cannot enroll students who use federal financial aid. att says it cannot operate under that rule. itt owned daniel webster's college in nashua but says it is still open and operating. a rare deal for customers at the piggly wiggly grocery chain. they are celebrating 100 years by handing out going to give to
the prices seem in 1916. 100 customers will get the tickets. here are some of the prices -- $.29 for a dozen eggs, $.28 for a pound of utter. piggly wiggly is an affiliate of cns wholesale grocers based right here in keene. jean: do we have a piggly wiggly? i wish. that would be amazing. josh: walking but without the dog. what inspired this man to launch the people walking business. josh: the patriots are preparing for their season opener. >> state lease and the attorney general's office are investigating a suspicious death in danville. we have the latest rum the scene tonight.
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i approve this message. how do we make the economy work for everyone? hillary clinton's plan starts here... by making big corporations and those at the top finally pay their fair share in taxes. and those companies that move overseas? she'd charge them an exit tax. then she'd use that money to make the largest investment in creating good paying jobs since world war ii. millions of jobs. you can read the plan here. jamie: hope you had a good holiday weekend. patriots are gearing up for week one against the arizona cardinals as tom brady begins his suspension. they take on a team that made all the way to the nfc championship game in the playoffs. >> i've seen a lot of film on
they are an impressive team. they do a lot of things well. they are well coached and have a good organization. they've done a great job pulling the team. a lot of strength and a lot of things we have to deal with. jamie: red sox play in san diego against the padres. the sox lost to one last night and the to have gone cold. austin has scored just one run in their last two combined. friday night football, getting ready for week number 2 -- 17 games on including souhegan. they will show off their new turf field as they host the trinity tiny ears. if you missed week number one, you can catch on wmur.com. jean: dog walking seemed like a little too much work for one
kind alternative. josh: bob hayes found out what happens when you hire a people walker. reporter: like most hollywood actor or's, he needed a second job to pay the bills. that's when he thought maybe being a dog walker would be cool , until you realize it's more than just walking. alexei didn't want to pick up dog poop and that's what you are getting paid for, really. reporter: but what if he took the dogs that of the occasion? that i should walk people. but the more i thought about it, i realize there's a market for it. reporter: that is when checked the act or became check the people walker. i'm a people walker. i walk people incident dogs. i charge seven dollars a mile and there's no leashes involved. reporter: there are bugs.
phone started to ring. his business hit the ground walking for a -- walking. reporter: you may wonder who is paying to would pay to be walk when walking is free. but it dawned on me that it's not really about walking, it's about talking. >> i tried to do more listening than talking. it is something people need. the need phones. josh: it's not a -- reporter: it's not uncommon to ask him for a self evil but he's proud of this gig, a business that is quite literally a walk in the heart. >> most of the time, unless it is a walk in the neighborhood. mike: the effect of hermine are being felt in some parts of new
drizzle here and there. right spots at times -- a fairly dry day in western and northern new hampshire. beautiful in the lakes region with sunshine and clouds today and temperatures all over the place. a little cooler than average where the sun has been poking through. sam and cool for some but drizzle and patchy fog. a cloudy start to the next couple of days and it looks like the best storm chance will come late saturday night or early sunday. we have to wait until then to get a couple of downpours. not much happening on doppler radar. a couple of sprinkles darting up
the front of hermine. couple of showers may scoot northward later this evening and overnight tonight. figure cloud cover and lower 70's away from the coast and more sunshine. the top off around 80 degrees, but it was on the sticky side with dew points into the 60's and it looks like they will remain there for the next three after tomorrow will be the steam heat poised to move in here in some form or another, lasting into friday and saturday for both of those days, we could make a run near 90 degrees. we have made a run at 24 of those so far. we have a shot of getting to 25
stuck in place. eventually to get the boot off to the east as the front moves closer. wednesday night into thursday, the steering currents will lift hermine out of the northeast top back into the 50's and 60's tomorrow and very low 80's. a lot of clouds in the morning. brightest to the north and west. a cloudy s sunny and hot on friday and the next chance of storms on sunday. jean: considerate new england hospers and of groundhog day. josh: this lobster's prediction for how long summer weather will be sticking around for the reporter: chesterfield welcomes
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family of a young girl killed in a horse accident and other tragedy for top mike: cooler than it has been over the past few months due to clouds and light showers from hermine. when that changes and summer warmth returned. tom: and the seven candidates will debate here at the wmur studios. the impact the presidential campaign could have on these races. announcer: no one covers like we do. jen: family members are identifying the woman found dead at a home in danville last night for top good evening, everyone. tom: the attorney general's office is calling the death suspicious. mike cronin is live in danville tonight with all the details. reporter: the state medical
going from home all day long for top the attorney general's office has identified the victim, but the family has. the homeowner was a 51-year-old. the police major crimes unit has been here most of the day along with the state fire marshal's office. it's unclear if that is connected to the investigation. the ag's office is calling it a suspicious death that would not built the home 20 years ago but have and separated for years. neighbors described her as a friendly person who love animals. they say they close neighborhood and are shocked by what happened. the family is breathing and asking for privacy. autopsy results have not been made available. jen: tears are flowing in north