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-- manchester police are hunting for the person they say assaulted a store clerk. jean: this all unfolded at han's market this afternoon. that's where we find cherise leclerc with our top story. reporter: this community is stunned and saddened it was an elderly store owner that was the victim. police tape is still strong out the call came in. police found that 81-year-old storeowner suffering from significant injuries. the good news? they do not believe those injuries are life-threatening. a semi automatic handgun was shown. the suspect made off with cash. the man is described as 25 years old, 170 pounds, with a gray
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well-liked and well-known in the area. >> he is the sweetest little old man. he really is. he is so good to everybody. reporter: police are now interviewing the 81-year-old storeowner at the hospital in the hopes of getting more information. they have not told us how the man was injured. cherise leclerc, wmur news 9. who were shot in the line of duty in may returned to work two weeks ago. officers ryan hardy and matt o'conner were shot during the pursuit of a suspect on second and ferry streets. the incident closed several schools and prompted shelter in place orders for several streets. hardy was shot in the face and shoulder and o'conner was shot in the leg. they both work the midnight shift and requested no fanfare.
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recovery, and it's meant a lot to me and the department. so i was hoping to offer the community some visuals of these brave men back to work, but being the humble officers they are, they just wanted to come in quietly, and that's what they've done. josh: the alleged gunman, ian macpherson, is being held pending trial on capital attempted murder charges. jean: now to the western part of the state, where firefighters are wrapping up their three-day battle against a stubborn brush fire. forest rrs of the drought. wmur's kristen carosa is live in acworth with the story. reporter: we are at the acworth fire department, four miles from where the brush fire started. it has finally been put out. it went a mile into the woods office of gulf road monday night.
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water to the fire, which burns roughly two acres. they believe it was started by a campfire left behind. the fire burned deep, which made it take longer to put out. >> they should be very cautious introducing fire into the woods. we need people to be aware that the fire is going to escape. >> the guys are doing a great job. i am impressed with the reporter: that man owns the property where the brush fire broke out. you will hear more from him at 6:00. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. josh: turning to commitment 2016 coverage, kelly ayotte is debating jim rubens here in studio b. i am joined by one of the
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distaso. kelly ayotte is the heavy favorite. what does jim rubens need to do tonight? >> he will do what he needs to do, which is a attack, attack, attack. he will cite vote she has made that he feels are not ideologically pure. jim rubens is portraying himself as a issues and government regulation. he has a steep hill decline. the people who will be enjoying this most of the democrats. he will apply pressure. there is no doubt about that. josh: he is a longtime activist and two-term state senator. is he the kind of candidate that can appeal to antiestablishment voters? >> the can.
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does not have the resources to put his name out there. our polling has shown he is very much unknown. for him tonight, it will be get to know me. this is why i am the better alternative. josh: they will be talking a lot about the issues, making the case about maggie hassan. good to see you. outside of wmur studios, where we find adam sexton. reporter: the kelly ayotte team wasted no time at all last night. as soon as the gubernatorial campaigns moved out, they moved in and blanketed this public right-of-way with signage. this is a visual indicator of the financial might behind the
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compete in the fundraising game. this is the result we have. all ayote signs, and little rubens visibility. jim rubens was at an initial meeting to find out who the challenger should be, but there is a good chunk of the o'brien faction at the party that does not believe mr. rubens is a true conservative. debate tonight. pretty lopsided evening out front of wmur studios. josh: once again, join us tonight at 7:00 for the republican primary senate debate and then the next two nights for congressional debates. should be interesting. jean: the use of the national guard in the drug crisis was a hot topic during the governor debate last night. republican candidate jeannie
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newsroom with a closer look. reporter: it was a testy moment between candidates on the debate stage last night that left many with lingering questions about how the new hampshire national guard is working to fight the flow of drugs into the state and why more people aren't aware of it. this is a program that has been going since the 1990's and is fully funded but very limited. >> national guard to address the crisis here. we are using that nationally and in manchester. reporter: news 9 went to the national guard in concord to learn more about the program and to find out if stationing guardsmen on the border was an option. lieutenant colonel greg heilshorn says the number of guardsmen in this role has ebbed and flowed over the years depending on the federal line item budget. currently, fewer than 10 guardsmen are assigned to augment drug investigations behind the scenes.
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last night's debate? >> you would never see us out there in what we call full battle rattle patrolling. that's not part of our mission set. reporter: this year, new hampshire received $750,000 in federal funding to supplement drug interdiction with analytical support from national guardsmen. jean: week's primary, go to wmur.com to learn all about the candidates. you can compare them on the issues. watch the series of 10 questions we asked every candidate and when some fun facts about everyone on the ballot. josh: in the presidential campaign, the focus tonight is on national security. jean: wmur's sally kidd has a look at the details of donald trump's defense plan and clinton's response. reporter: with today's speech,
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donald trump will ask congress to eliminate the defense sequester and submit a budget to rebuild the military. >> this will increase certainty in the defense community as to funding and allow leaders to plan for our future defense needs. reporter: trump wants to boost the army by 15,000, at 13 marine battalions, and more submarines and fighter aircraft. he is also opponent as unfit to be chief. >> she is very unstable. >> he says he has a secret plan to defeat isis. he has no plan. reporter: at washington university poll shows 54% of voters to -- trust clinton to handle foreign affairs. bill clinton says it is why a
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national security of this country. reporter: the battleground polls suggest the race is virtually tied, with both candidates suffering high on favorability ratings. >> it is affecting political parties and how people are mobilizing. there are more people less likely to vote. reporter: other takeaways? voters are almost evenly split over which candidate would be the strongest leader jean: in raymond, check out the damage to the front of this home on fremont street. a chester man lost control of his car. the crash remains under investigation. let's turn to the traffic this evening to see if there are other issues on the road. we are looking over 293 in manchester.
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joined us with a look. reporter: we had an earlier incident on 93 northbound, but coming over the state line, it is a pretty good ride. we had an incident by londonderry with a car off the road. that has been cleared and traffic is doing much better. no problems as you saw. things are looking good on all the way up to the hooksett tolls. there is some further work 93 north that has the left lane shutdown. typical slow spots through bedford and the everett turnpike. looks good on 101 to and from the seacoast. on the spaulding turnpike, we have slow and go traffic from exits one through six.
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josh: under investigation. a deadly collision over georgia. jean: plus, improvements in air travel. with the tsa says it is doing better at after customer complaints. mike: it is weather wednesday in west franklin. josh: hermine has been to our south. hampshire. we will look at what is next for the storm and for us. josh: harsh words from the judge
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the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. investigating a deadly plane crash in georgia. officials say two small planes collided over a regional airport about 45 miles west of atlanta. it killed three people. if you travel by plane this summer, you probably had a shorter wait insecurity. jean: the department of homeland security announced today that wait times improved this summer, with 98% of travelers waiting less than 30 minutes.
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reduce wait times. >> members of tsa pre-check, 96.6% of them had a wait time of five minutes or less. today at our nation's seven busiest airports, average wait time is less than 10 minutes. jean: homeland security also announced that this fiscal year will likely be a record year for the number of guns seized in carry-on luggage by tsa. wednesday. we are taking you to west franklin. jean: there is plenty of garden color left to enjoy. mike haddad joins us. great to see you, mike. mike: what a beautiful spot and a treasure in new hampshire. i am joined by the owner, richard tarbin. thanks for inviting us up.
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of an impact on northern new hampshire, a bit more on central parts of the state. how has it affected the garden? >> the heat alone has made it difficult to keep the trees.it is having a large impact on the amount of water. luckily, the wells are still holding. we have a lot of flowers. it is nice to come here. we are a lot greenerha of the state is. mike: you can see you have a spectacular tropical house. tell us about that. >> the greenhouse has been here about 15 years. we have flowers, orchids, cactus as well. we have animals on site. very nice to visit us. it is a nice escape from the city. mike: certainly is nice and quiet and colorful.
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to enjoy tarbin gardens. >> we are open through the end of the month. we serve our teas through the end of the month. mike: i'm sure there are snacks. >> we also allow picnics. bring a home picnic. we also do events and weddings as well. mike: richard, we will talk again at 6:00. you have so much to see. many different gardens. stop at 6:00. how about our weather? clouds have been producing a little drizzle. all from hermine again, josh? josh: just keeps going and going. hermine is just to our south, no longer a named storm, just an area of low pressure. it is sitting there and spinning and looking like a tropical storm. we will start off with temperatures.
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western new hampshire, farthest away from the ocean. mid-70's everywhere else. i am sure you have noticed the mugginess. humidity is fairly high. we are in the 60's for dew po ints. the next few days, more of the same. dew point hovering in the 60's. watch when i move out of the way. next week, very dry, very very beautiful. not good for the drought, but beautiful weather on the way. here is how much rain we have received from hermine. not a lot. the most at the seacoast. higher amounts are here. this is where the drought is the worst in the state. most of southern new hampshire is an moderate or severe drought.
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drizzle and sprinkles and limited to the southern and central new hampshire. this is what we have been dealing with -- clouds in the central and southern parts of the state. north and west, there has been more sunshine. now we will show you the storm still sitting there. it still looks like a named storm. it is not going anywhere at the moment. tomorrow. watch on futurecast as it fizzles out and gets swept up by a cold front and push away. it has been there for some time. overnight, a shower or two possible into tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon, sunshine will help temperatures warm up into the mid-80's in a lot of
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rolls through. there could be down pours during the overnight hours before it dries out again friday afternoon. the weekend, still a few question marks. a warm front on saturday may spark a shower or two. temperatures are in the lower 80's. if no showers develop, upper 80's. at least some hope for some rain. next week looks inspired a new movie hits the red carpet. this miracle on the hudson has a granite state connection. reporter: the debate on
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josh: it was a star-studded event for the premiere of the movie about the miracle on the hudson. jean: the movie is called sully, after the captain who was forced to land his commercial airplane in the hudson river. sandy kenyon was at the premier. >> it was among the most memorable landings in the history of flying. called the miracle on the
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down with no loss of life as dramatized in a new movie opening friday. >> we all knew that he did it. ok, that's great. the thing i cannot believe was everything that happened afterwards. reporter: tom hanks stars as captain chesley ?sully? sullenberger, who was cheered by the public but faced hostile questions and second guessing by government investigators in the months after january 15, 2009. home? reporter: in the end, captain sullenberger was completely exonerated and holds no grudge about what happened, even though doubts were being raised while he was suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome. >> inability to sleep more than 30 minutes a night the first couple of nights, distracted thinking, the constant what-if-ing and second guessing, the elevated heart rate and blood pressure for many months. reporter: it is his back story
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make his film as realistic as possible by using some of the real people who came to the rescue that day. >> the new york first responders are a big part of this story because the success of this story was getting there on time . >> it is a story of heroism and grace under pressure. reporter: i'm sandy kenyon. josh: the bad guy ntsb investigator in ?sully? is a familiar face to granite staters. actor mike o'malley was born in boston but raised in new hampshire. he studied theater at unh. jean: no bad guy around here. josh: apple makes its latest big reveal. jean: coming up at 5:30, the new gadgets they are rolling out just in time for those holiday wish lists. josh: plus, the new equipment is arriving at ski and board shops right now, but the owners of one
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woman: the executive council voted along party lines, striking down more than $639,000 to planned parenthood locations. when republican politicians cut planned parenthood, it was devastating. birth 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,
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>> your conduct was predatory. it was criminal and it was abhorrent. josh: those words from the judge as she sentenced a former nursing home worker for the sexual assault of a resident. jean: frustration boiling over. after a failed fight on capitol hill to combat the zika virus, why experts say the money is so critical. the humid weather is here to stay a bit longer. how long it lasts, plus the heat that's coming along with it. josh: and giving back. these volunteers will be working to spruce up dozens of communities. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:30. josh: a former nursing home employee accused of sexually assaulting an elderly woman in his care pleaded guilty to his
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i'm josh mcelveen. jean: and i'm jean mackin. timothy morrissey was caught in the act of assaulting his victim. today, he apologized for what he did while the judge called him a predator. wmur's andy hershberger was in court and joins us with what happened. reporter: prosecutors say the victim was one of the most vulnerable in our society, and this sentence needs to send a message that the law is here to protect them. >> i can't apologize enough. sorry. reporter: it was on halloween of last year that 46-year-old timothy morrissey was with a 79-year-old patient at the bel-air nursing home when a co-worker walked in and saw morrissey sexually assaulting the woman. >> the defendant immediately stood up, and when asked what he was doing, the defendant replied, you know what you saw. that staff member reported the incident to the head nurse. the head nurse spoke to the defendant, who stated, you know i have a problem.
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reporter: morrissey was fired on the spot. prosecutors say the victim suffered from alzheimer's and parkinson's disease, unable to essentially speak or move. today morrissey pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault and was sentenced to a minimum of 1.5 years in prison. >> i would like to extend my apologies to the family. not only the family. especially the family, but also to the rest of residents. reporter: the victim's family said she received outstanding care from the nursing home with the exception of morrissey. his lawyer told the court morrissey suffers from alcoholism and low self-esteem. judge gillian abramson said that didn't matter as she gave her sentence. >> you picked off your victim very carefully. your conduct was predatory. it was criminal and it was
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and your counsel says i'm supposed to consider your emotional fragility? give me a break. reporter: as part of the deal, morrissey will never work as a nurse again and will also never work with the elderly or young people. reporting live in the news room, andy hershberger, wmur news 9. jean: an epping man who allegedly screamed for a police officer to shoot him is in jail tonight. 22-year-old joseph meserve is charged with criminal threatening and simple assau. during his arraignment, he was so agitated he left. police say on monday, meserve slashed himself with razor blades then demanded to be shot. an officer tasered him, but before he could be restrained, meserve allegedly kicked two other officers. with congress back in session, lawmakers are tackling a to do list to keep the government open past september 30. one of the hot topics is zika funding.
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cannot agree. reporter: republicans and democrats accuse the other of playing political football with zika. six months after president obama requested $1.9 billion for zika, the stalemate continues. >> the fight has been over where the money should go and where it comes from. >> the motion is not agreed to. reporter: democrats blocked a $1.1 billion zika measu saying it included restrictions on planned parenthood. >> speaker ryan, please bring a clean bill to the floor. reporter: democrats want a bill that deals with zika and nothing else. >> this is an issue we will have to resolve this month. just so you know, the house did its job. the senate has been blatantly political. >> we are starting to see efforts by republicans that say,
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the funding out. reporter: zika is one issue. governors have to find funding to keep the government running passage of the 30th. >> we hope to be able to resolve it. reporter: lawmakers are hopeful they can pass a short-term spending measure that keeps the government-funded until early december and avoids a shutdown before the election. aixa diaz, wmur news 9. kickoff for the united way day of caring across the country. about 100 volunteers gathered at livingston park in manchester for the opening ceremonies. between now and next friday, thousands of volunteers will dedicate their time to non-profit groups across the state, helping them with projects they could not get done otherwise. the program will impact more than 200 communities over the next week and a half. >> today we're having the largest day of caring that we've ever had. we're going to have about 1600 people all over new hampshire
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josh: businesses are involved as well. between 75 and 100 companies around the state will donate their time and effort as part of this project. you can find a job at the nashua job fair tomorrow. new hampshire employment security is hosting the nashua job fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at nashua community college. jobs range from entry-level to management positions to both part- and full-time work. a full list of employers at the event will be available tomorrow. are open. jean: straight ahead at 5:00, a hefty pricetag. delta airlines reveals how much their backlog and up costing. josh: plus, a much-anticipated announcement from apple.
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narrator: new hampshire, think a minute about kelly ayotte the politician. ayotte claims she's independent, 90% of the time. she takes millions from wall street and big drug companies, and then votes to put their agenda before everyday families. higher drug prices and cutbacks to our medicare. so, think about it: new hampshire can choose the special interests' senator with kelly ayotte... or a people's senator, for a change. i'm maggie hassan
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josh: closing bell provided by the new york stock exchange. on wall street, the dow jones dropping 11 points. s&p 500, down less than a point. nasdaq in positive territory. gas prices nationally, $2.19 a
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bill for a massive computer outage last month totaling $150 million. jean: the airline canceled 1000 flights on the day it lost power at its operations center in atlanta and was forced to ground another 1000 the following two days. affected customers were given refunds and vouchers for future travel. josh: right now, guns are selling at unprecedented levels. every month this year, background checks conducted byth in august alone, more than 1.8 million background checks were conducted, which is the most ever for that month. experts say gun buyers worry that every mass shooting will prompt more restrictive gun control laws. jean: it's the day apple fans have been waiting months for. apple released its plans for the iphone 7 and new apple watch. abc's danya bacchus has the details about apple's big announcement. reporter: expectations were running high as apple announced
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the most anticipated? >> it's the best iphone we have ever created. reporter: apple's iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus. the now water resistant cell phones will come with a new dual camera, a redesigned force sensitive home button, longer battery life than any previous models, and the most talked about new feature. >> we are taking the headphones to lightning. reporter: the elimination of the headphone jack. instead, it will comth pods that connect to the lightning port. also announced, completely wireless airpods, a concept some believe will take users some time to get used to. >> anyone who owns the devices just adapt to the change. i think you'll see the same thing. the removal of the headphone jack is controversial for a few weeks, a few months, but anyone who eventually upgrades to the new phone is going to have to adapt. reporter: apple watch is also getting an upgrade. the first since its launch in 2014.
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you are probably wondering about the cost of the phones. iphone 7 starts at $649. the plus, $769. jean: then there are the wireless earpieces and every thing else. josh: next, find out how one local ski shop tests out the new equipment before the snow flies. jean: plus, training for gold again? the announcement this local gymnast just made about her future. josh: and we will hear from the patriots starting quarterback. reporter: at 6:00, active investigation in manchester. we are live at the scene with the latest information. in two hours, the republican candidates for senate will debate.
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josh: the paralympic games are underway in rio. but not all the seats in the stands are filled. jean: only 12% of tickets were sold at the end of the olympic games. now, officials say an encouraging 60% of tickets are sold. the opening ceremony for the paralympic games is happening right now. the games run through september
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olympic gymnast aly raisman is looking to add more medals to her collection. today on ellen, the massachusetts native announced she's training for the 2020 games in tokyo. >> i am really excited. i thought i was in the best shape of my life in 2012. i am excited to see what will happen in 2020. jean: she is planning to take a year off and then begin training again. michael phelps back. hello, first place. meet the boston red sox. with their 5-1 win over the padres last night, boston pulled into a first place tie in the american league east division with toronto. david price pitches tonight against jarred cosart of the padres. game time is 9:00 p.m. the patriots are jimmy's team now -- at least for the first four games. jimmy garoppolo talked to the media today.
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>> it was not anything crazy. just goodbye and good luck. he wished it for the whole team. tom is very supportive of us. reporter: are you ready for wildcat stadium? ready to open saturday night. unh hosts holy cross. unh coming off a 31 reporter: -- and timberlane is celebrating 50 years of school friday night. jean: congrats. josh: labor day is done, which means many people are starting to think fall and even winter. jean: in tonight's escape outside, wmur's paula tracy caught up with one pair of brothers giving their winter equipment an unusual test. reporter: at ken jones ski mart in manchester, hundreds of new
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hall aren't waiting for snow to test out the new skis. they took to the water of deerfield's pleasant lake to test the snow skis behind a boat. they say it was a challenge to get up on the skis at first, but once they were there, they cut and jumped in and out of the wake, taking on chop just like moguls on the mountain. it's worth mentioning that they also tested water-proof clothing. the brothers are posting their equipment reviews on social media. find more about this in the escape outside section of wmur.com. paula tracy, wmur news 9. >> now, josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. josh: temperatures are in the 70's, near 80 degrees. to the north and west, you will find the warmest temperatures. that is where we had brakes of sunshine.
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points in the 60's and staying there the next couple of days as well. tonight, tomorrow, muggy and warmer with sunshine developing by the afternoon. it will be brakes of sun for tomorrow afternoon. we stay muggy into the weekend. next week, very dry, sunny, and pleasant. in between, we will see temperatures rising. we are beginning to see temperatures not quite as warm on a regular basis. mostly 70's and lower 80's. we are going higher than that in the next couple of days. clouds have been around quite a bit. there was sunshine in northwestern and western and northern parts of the state eating caused by former tropical
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kind. it is still spinning away here, and very impressive on satellite and radar. it has not been going anywhere, but it will. watch as it fizzles out tonight into tomorrow. a cold front sweeps it out thursday night. that will be the end of hermine. it did not deliver that much rain for us. tomorrow morning. tomorrow, we start to see breaks of sunshine. that pumps the temperatures into the mid-80's. tomorrow, i mentioned a cold front that could bring some much-needed showers. these will be scattered in nature, but at least there will be some downpours moving through. unfortunately, quick moving during the overnight hours and clearing away friday.
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shower chances as well. tonight, 60 to 65 except in the mountains. tomorrow, 80's everywhere except for the seacoast. a lot of clouds, but breaks of s un. saturday is the biggest wildcard. there is going to be some sunshine and temperatures in the 80's as a warm front crosses the state. if it crosses quick in the lower 80's. another chance for thunderstorms sunday. that cleans house for next week. it will be cooler and very pleasant. jean: thanks, josh. three crew members from the international space station are back on earth tonight. an american astronaut and two russian cosmonauts landed in kazakhstan this morning after six months in outer space.
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534 days in space during four missions. these astronauts circled the globe 2700 times during their journey. josh: why is he still wearing a helmet? nasa is releasing new photos of jupiter. these pictures show the planet's southern aurora. it can barely be seen from earth. this is the first time astronomers have been able to capture photos in such detail. the juno spacecraft took these pictures to study how the sun and other sources influence auroras. next, celebrating 100 years with this irrestible sweet treat. jean: how many of these cream puffs the crowds at this year's big e are expected to eat. we will have that story at 6:00. reporter: a piece of the world trade center is passing through new hampshire.
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i'll stand up to the gun lobby to keep... military assault weapons off our streets. i'll take on the drug companies that caused this crisis... and protect planned parenthood to protect women's healthcare. the power is in our hands to make new hampshire safer... and stronger. mark connolly. governor. josh: it's one city that never disappoints. jean: tonight, a new project is underway in dubai. a tropical rainforest is being built inside a hotel. architects say it will be more than 75,000 square feet. the first guests will be welcomed in 2018. josh: closer to home now, it's a centenial celebration for what
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west springfield massachusetts on september 16. one fair tradition, the big-e cream puff. they expect to sell about 50,000 of them during the fair. >> we're introducing a bunch of new foods along with the cream puff. they have this year a blueberry pierogie sundae for fried. fried is a big thing at the big e. we're doing chocolate bacon french fries. we're also doing special navajo tacos. you put all the ingrediants in the middle and then fried. jean: one million visitors are
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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. aise 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. senate majority pac is responsible
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>> the search for the person who robbed an 81-year-old store clerk. >> plus, it's day three, and
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>> get ready for the return of warmer and more humid weather. a look at when to expect the heat and if there's any rain in sight. >> we would not be the first responders. we would be in support of law enforcement. >> the role of the national guard in new hampshire's fight against drugs. the work they have been doing in this state for decades. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: looking for the suspect who beat a store owner during an armed robbery. jennifer: that victim is in the hospital. cherise leclerc is live from maple street, where there is an active crime scene tonight. reporter: that is right. some five hours after the call, still a very active seen as detectives try to appease together what happened at han's
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in after 1:00. authorities telling us it was the 81-year-old store owner hurt when they got to the scene at maple street. they found that man suffering from significant injuries. he is expected to survive. police tell us the suspect is a white man, 20 to 30 years old, about 170 pounds. he was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt. he showed a semi automatic handgun before making off wit i live halfway down the street. when i saw this, i was lik it cannot be mr. han's. reporter: police are still interviewing the victim at the hospital to learn more about what happened today. police have not told us how the store owner was hurt. in manchester, cherise leclerc, wmur news 9.

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