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sean: now at noon, it's primary election day in the granite state. what you need to know before heading to the polls today. erin: race for the white house. it's getting down to the wire, and the presidential candidates are fighting for every last vote. the latest from the campaign trail and the candidates paying a visit to the granite state. start, we turn warmer. how long it lasts. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at noon. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] erin: voting is underway across new hampshire. today is the state primary. good afternoon. i'm erin fehlau. sean: yeah, good afternoon, everybody. i'm sean mcdonald. both democrats and republicans
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bringing people to the polls. wmur's ray brewer is live in manchester with how election day is going so far. what are we seeing out there? ray: well, sean, we are here at ward one in manchester, generally one of the busiest wards in the state. so far voters have had -- they have had over 1000 voters cast ballots could with seven 6:00 am in manchester and the polls were open. and while there were a few voters waiting, turnout overall was light. >> i came out because i think it's important to be living in manchester and the state of new hampshire to at least participate and vote. >> education is a huge issue i in this city. that's important. of course the drug issue. ,ray: the secretary of state is predicting that turnout will be around 23%, which he says is on
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primary. in merrimack, morning turnout was also fairly light. first song, -- for some the , chance to cast a vote is something that they never take for granted. >> i'm a former refugee from the communistic world, so for me to come and vote is of great importance. ray: others had specific issues on their mind. >> mainly to keep on with the affordable health care and not see it wiped out. there have been many many people that have been helped because of that. >> i think it's important to vote. it's a big election getting us ready for november. ray: and that could be said for the town as well. back during the presidential primary, people waited for hours in merrimack. others gave up in disgust as there were long lines to even get to the polls. now the town has 3 polling stations instead of one and the chair of the town council says
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>> i'm foreseeing this as an opportunity to identify any issues that we can tweak before november. ray: as you take a live look at the voting going on in ward one in manchester, once again, the polls in manchester are open until 7:00 tonight. we will have live coverage of race beginning at 8:00. in the granite state is for the governor's seat. republicans haven't held the office in more than a decade and only once in the last 20 years but they are hopeful this year. the gop field includes state senator jeanie forrester, executive councilor chris sununu, manchester mayor ted gatsas, and state rep frank edelblut. >> our campaign begins and ends with people. we've been pounding the pavement not just here in manchester, but all over the state. >> we've got high energy, we've got great support, we've got a
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>> i think i've had the right attitude going into it, which is i just want to serve the state and i'm having fun and listening to what's important to people. >> it feels like right now we've got a lot of momentum on our side and that we're hitting on all cylinders and that we're going to be able to get it done. erin: three democrats are also running in the race for governor. former state representative mark connolly, former portsmouth mayor steve marchand, and ut connolly held a press conference at the bridge cafe in manchester yesterday. he also met with voters, saying he has the experience for the job. across town, marchand was on his home turf. the west side native campaigned at chez vachon. he says momentum is on his side . and van ostern walked through nashua neighborhoods where he'd like to extend commuter rail. his campaign is confident there will be a strong showing today. >> i believe we need to keep our state moving forward and i'm the candidate who's been part of that progress. >> every day that goes by i get
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others that they met very early but they didn't seal the deal. >> i'm a person with a vision who wants to make new hampshire a safer and stronger place. sean: turning now to the republican race for the first congressional district, incumbent frank guinta is facing a challenge from businessman rich ashooh. the winner will square off against democrat carol shea porter in november. guinta spent part of yesterday calling constituents from his campaign headquarters in manchester while ashooh shook hands at the puritan backroom. erin: in the second congressional district, two republicans are hoping to ce congresswoman annie kuster in november. state representative jack flanagan has served as a town selectman, school board member, and town finance committee member. he is currently in his third term in the new hampshire house. businessman jim lawrence currently owns a consulting firm in nashua. he served three terms in the new hampshire house and lives in hudson. sean: if you haven't registered
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the polls. just make sure to bring your id. or sign an affidavit, have your picture taken, and then verify your id with the secretary of state. remember, we have plenty of candidate information on the politics page of our website, find out where the candidates in each race stand on a variety of issues and compare them side by side. and tonight we will have complete results of all the elections both on air and online as they come into our newsroom after the polls close. erin: happening today, a federal appeals court will hear arguments on a law that bans posting selfies and photos of under the law, posting a photo of a completed ballot is a violation in new hampshire punishable by a fine of up to a thousand dollars. the case will be heard in boston. sean: new at noon, manchester police are investigating a hit and run crash with possible shots fired. it happened just before 11:00 last night on union and laurel. witnesses reported hearing gun shots just before the crash. four men reportedly got out of one of the vehicles involved and
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before the men reportedly got back into the car and left. a black handgun was found near the scene. if you have any information, please call police. right now, an investigation is underway in londonderry, after a crash this morning involving a van used to transport students. it happened around 8:30 near mammoth road and valley street. 4 medics were called to the scene with reports of neck and leg injuries. were on board or how many people were injured. erin: new at noon, rochester police are investigating after a car hit a utility pole. it happened just before 3:30 this morning on old dover road. police say it appears 20-year-old katlyn swain's car crossed into the southbound lane and left the road before hitting that pole. swain suffered serious but non life threatening injuries and she's charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. gilmanton police are warning
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officers say they have been called repeatedly to pick up needles from the sides of roads. they are now asking parents to warn children not to touch them and call the police or fire department so they can properly dispose of them. erin: more commitment 2016 coverage. coming up, the race for the white house is heating up. the latest on what the candidates are up to today. sean why the driver is being called a hero. kevin: sunshine and warmer temperatures for that starts to change with this front arriving. erin: it's september, and the first frost of the season likely isn't too far away. we'll give you some tips for
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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. and we didn't always have health insurance. that's why, as governor, i'll make sure no one gets left behind. kelly ayotte: thanks, buddy. kelly (voiceover): i'm kelly ayotte. and when i take the plate for new hampshire... i'm up against a political machine that plays dirty -- throwing millions in false, negative ads... i'm out here knocking down every lie... because new hampshire deserves better. that's why i'm batting for good-paying jobs,
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college... i approved this message because no matter what they're throwing at me... i'll never stop fighting for you. erin: commitment 2016 coverage now. today, hillary clinton continues to recover at home from pneumonia, while president obama campaigns for her in pennsylvania. sean: meanwhile, more violence broke out at a donald trump rally. abc's kenneth moton has the latest on the race. kenneth: recovery mode.
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she's been on the phone trying to explain why she wasn't upfront about her pneumonia diagnosis. clinton spoke with cnn. ms. clinton: i just didn't think it was going to be that big a deal. i felt dizzy and i did lose my balance for a minute, but once i got in, once i could sit down, once i could cool off, once i had some water, i immediately started feeling better. kenneth: former president bill clinton was on pbs. kenneth: the clintons conceding the medical episodes have happened before when she's overworked and dehydrated. clinton may be off the trail but her high profile surrogates are busy on it. president obama: hillary rodham clinton is the next president. kenneth: president obama will rally supporters in philadelphia this afternoon. but it's donald trump's rally in asheville, north carolina that's making headlines today. an apparent trump supporter attacked protestors, even shoving a woman in the face. mr. trump: we're not going to take it anymore.
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violence. instead, he's still focused on clinton calling half of supporters a basket full of deplorables. mr. trump: while my opponent slanders you as deplorable and irredeemable, i call you hard working american patriots. kenneth: the clinton camp out with a new attack ad to counter. mr. trump: they're losers, losers, losers, disgusting, stupid. you can't lead this nation if you have such a low opinion for its citizens. says she should be back on the trail by the end of the week. tonight trump will also be in the philadelphia area with his daughter ivanka to unveil their plan to lower childcare expenses. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. sean: a presidential candidate will be paying a visit to the granite state today. green party candidate dr. jill stein is holding a rally at unh today. she will talk about her campaign and her platforms. it starts tonight at 5:00. and just into the newsroom, republican presidential nominee donald trump will make another
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middle school. and democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine will be in new hampshire thursday as well. he'll attend a town hall in exeter that starts at 12:30. erin: caught on camera, check this out. a school bus in maryland caught fire yesterday afternoon. 20 children were evacuated by the bus driver. no one was injured. investigators say it appears the fire started near the rear wheels. thinking bus driver. sean: beautiful day out there right now. kevin: yeah, temperatures five from six from seven degrees warmer. yesterday was a little too cool, too soon. today it fits the bill. 2 systems tracking toward us. erin: it is starting to feel like fall but if you are not ready to say good bye to your garden we have some tips to help keep it green just a little bit longer. and our u local hot shot.
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at the manchester boston regional airport. people are happy to get a flight at that time of day. you can submit your pictures and video and join the thousands of u local members, by logging onto narrator: fewer new hampshire students are eaks. and whose side is kelly ayotte on? she voted to cut funding for pell grants and against letting students refinance their loans at lower rates. all while voting for tax breaks for the special interests like oil companies that give millions to help her campaign. kelly ayotte: working for the special interests, not on our side. senate majority pac is responsible
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>> now, meteorologist kevin skarupa with your storm watch 9 forecast. kevin: upper 30's to low 50's from north to south and temperatures jumping quickly as the air mass overhead continues to moderate. 80-83-degree readings from the great lakes to further south. further north you afternoon. fairly comfortable day with a fairly light breeze. even off the seacoast, wiggling and one of the beach days across the area of nice day for a hike with at the lower humidity out there and a fairly light breeze to go along with it. pretty good visibility as well. visibility atop mount washington well over 100 miles. clear skies overhead with a few fairweather clouds to the remainder of the afternoon.
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best chance of scattered showers or maybe a passing thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon anywhere after 1:00 or 2:00 through 7:00 or 8:00 tomorrow night. temperatures in the 70's to near 80 degrees. stubborn start to the day as you went out for the connecticut river. visibility is looking pretty good. in american the upper range of the 70's to the low 80's. 82- from there we will continue to see quite evening commute. temperatures won't be quite as cool. overnight we will be looking at temperatures in the 50's to the lower half of the 60's. tomorrow, starting with sunshine and showers at any point of north. later into the afternoon, after 2:00, central and southern
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showers and storms. from there, clearing skies and the flow out of the north eventually brings in an even cooler air mass than what we started the work week with. i temperatures in the 60's to the lower range of the 70's. sunshine on thursday. what we have tomorrow afternoon is the first of two rain chances. mp increasing clouds saturday. scattered showers around. doesn't look like an all-day rain. let's go to "grow it green." ray: welcome to today's "grow it green." i'm joined by margaret hagen from unh cooperative extension.
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season, but you are telling us ways to prolong the season a little bit. margaret: you can pick vegetables into october if you take precautions in new hampshire the first reported frost date is in september but we have have a warmer weather pattern the last few years. we get the light frost in september and then the indian summer and then the first hard frost in october. if you provide can continue to can those tomatoes for quite a while. ray: for the homemade spaghetti sauce that we are all so famous for. some protections i need to take for the light frost in the beginning. what plants need to be protected? margaret: he's loving crops like tomatoes and beans and squash. brussels sprouts, which love the cold, you don't have to do, or broccoli you don't need to do
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called harvest guard. margaret: it is light, very lightweight, and you lay it over your vegetable beds and anchor the edges. it is a little expensive. if you can't afford to do that you use whatever you have got at hand. if you provide a little bit about frame around your tomatoes you can use a sheet or plastic tarp or piece of plastic. if you don't want to do that, you can use a g boxes from the grocery store. ray: say we are getting closer to the hard frost. what can i pick from the garden i have left? margaret: any tomato that has color in it, bring it indoors and in a couple of weeks it will ripen. at the same time you want to pinch off the little tiny tomatoes because they won't have time to develop fully into a tomato you can eat. and then when you have the hard
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fried -- i mean, the green tomatoes will make really good fried green tomatoes and they will make great relish or chipotle or salsa. what you want to do is put them in a dry, cool place, not in the sunshine. and make sure they are not quite touching each other. if one rots, the one next to it doesn't. ray: that is it for today's
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oil wells in new hampshire? you'd think so the way kelly ayotte voted. ninety percent with the big oil koch brothers. she voted to give big oil more than $20 billion in tax breaks. they gave kelly ayotte campaign contributions. corporate special interests are spending
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like the koch brothers. kelly ayotte: paid for by big oil; voting for big oil. not working for us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. when i first found out that carl had been using heroin i immediately thought not my son. i found him in his bathroom with a syringe still in his hand and that was the worst day of my life. annie kuster is leading the fight regarding this opioid epidemic. she's trying to do everything she can to get laws changed. so this doesn't happen again. she's definitely a leader. i just love annie.
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erin: people around the world are rallying behind a chicago man who has been struggling to do his job. sean: this is really a great story. the 89-year-old has been selling popsicles for years but his age is starting to get to him. this photo shows him havin now, one customer was so moved by the man's hard work that he created a gofundme page for him. in just a matter of days it raised more than $248,000. erin: my understanding, he is also taking care of his two grandchildren because he lost his daughter is in the good lot of people trying to help this guy out. kevin: awesome. we're looking at temperatures continuing to warm up.
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chance of scattered showers and maybe a thunderstorm and we cool off and a very good -- cool off end of the week. sean: starting tonight at 5:00, as granite stater's cast ballots, lawmakers on capitol hill are taking steps to protect novembers ballot. what we are learning about the potential for cyberattacks . erin: the government investigates samsung phone batteries.
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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, i'll make sure no one gets left behind. then the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think...
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