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>> now on news 9 this morning, breaking overnight, an arrest warrant issued after a deadly shooting in manchester. who police are looking for. >> it's ravaging new hampshire right now, it's ravaging the raise awareness with a new campaign. josh: much-needed rain, when we can see beneficial showers. >> everybody was on hand ready ready to go. amy: 40 animals rescued in one day. where the pets came from and what the shelter needs now. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, new
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we'll get to the top stories in j us-- just a minute, but josh judge has your forecast. >> good morning, it's saturday, it's going to be a beautiful day. here is meredith. we start off our saturday with temperatures, check this out. northern new hampshire in the upper 30's this morning. 37 in whitefield, 38 in berlin, and 40's and 50's state. we'll see them recovering to near 80. showing the dew point, but going through the second half of the weekend, that will change. as we look at the satellite, it looks like there are clouds, these are high, thin clouds and the moon will shine through them and later the sun will shine through them. you're not seeing things, the possibility of of rain. temperatures mostly between 70
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we talk about the rain chances in your full forecast. amy: we do begin with breaking news in the murder of a manchester man earlier this week. overnight a warrant was issued for 23-year-old billy maldonado. they believe he killed jonathan vasquez-ojeda. he's described as puerto rican, dark hair and dark eyes. you may have a gun. if you know where maldonado is, do not approach him, but call the police. the case against a danville man is going on. he waved the president bush-- he waved the preliminary hearing.
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boucher's home in danville. we turn now to new hampshire's drug crisis. it's having a devastating impact in the state. the president declared next week prescription and heroin awareness week. how state leaders are using national exposure to curb the effect on the drugs on our streets. fentanyl has really been like a weapon of mass destruction these communities here. >> powerful words from dea agent, whose power seems to be taking over the nation. >> it's ravaging new hampshire right now and it's ravaging the country. they were in the news 9 studios to shoot a public service announcement as president obama declared prescription and heroin awareness week. >> what the legislature has done in the state of new hampshire and hopefully the federal government will do, we'll see
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services and over a period of time that will go down. >> overdoses and deaths in the state's largest city are down from july and august and so far, september has seen a dramatic decrease from this time last year. in manchester in july, amr responded to 81 overdoses, eight people died. august was deadlier, but with fewer everdose calls with 50 overdoses, nine of those de four deaths so far this month. compared with a major spike in overdoses in september 2015. meantime, in nashua this month, there have been four overdose deaths, that's up from zero last month. rice says they'll prosecutor suppliers behind overdose deaths to the fullest extent. >> the penalties are very, very heavy. the sale of drugs through
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the penalties are stringent. amy: according to the u.s. attorney's office 70 people die everyday due to opioid overdose. hundreds of residents in salem have power after a crash left them in the dark. salem police say it happened near the city line market. as you can see, the utility pole was snapped into pieces, no word on the cause of the crash or if anyone was injured. a batch of mosquitos in nashua tested positive for west nile virus. there have not been any cases in people or animals, but the state regularly tests for west nile, triple e and as of this year, the zika virus. this is the state's first positive test for west nile in 2016. a new warning to conserve water, the state is urging everyone to use less, no matter where you live, as drought conditions
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wmur's kristen carosa has the story. >> manchester's water is dro dropping. >> our lake had an impressive 49 1/2 less inches. i've looked at data from the last 100 years. >>. kristen: stream flows are at all-time lows and conditions are getting worst. severe and moderate drought expanding and some areas are it's affecting private wells and community water systems. >> it's hard to say whether we'll see improvements or not, but i would say for people to plan. kristen: governor maggie hassan spoke with des, state and local agencies about the drought. des is urging all residents to conserve water whether there's a drought or not.
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short showers. >> leaking toilets and replacing washington machines if they're ten years or older to more efficient models. >> this is' a water restriction in place and the town is looking at implementing fines. the exeter one of the main water sources is down five feet. >> the first violation is a written violation. the second violation would be 100 fine and a third would be a fine and water shutoff. kristen: kristen carosa, wmur, news 9. amy: and now a heartwarming story you responded to in a big way, thanks to the kindness of strangers. he has a form of macular degeneral race, stargardt's disease. a go fund me page raised $12,000
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and they thanked them for taking them out for ice cream. extreme home makeover, animal version, project pawsitive on pet nation renovation. project pawsitive has done an equine rescue in brentwood, latest on their list. >> project pawsitive goes in, we design and build and do everything we need to do in order to give these places a great renovation. >> it will keep us alive. keep us having the ability to keep saving horses because without the buildings, we can't do anything. >> project pawsitive, that's p-a-w-s hopes to help raise for the equine center.
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philadelphia after a gunman reportedly ambushes a police officer. fire forces a flight on route to
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>> good morning and welcome back. that is amazing! that's a great shot of hampton beach. that's real nice, it is like a watercolor painting. we've got a beautiful sunrise out there. a refreshing start and a nice day on the way. we talk about the rain chances coming up.
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philadelphia where officials say two police officers have been shot and four civilians wounded. police say the suspect walked up to a police car and opened fire before midnight shooting one officer up to eight times. the suspect took off shooting into a nearby bar before using a woman as a shield and then shooting her into the leg. he also shot into a car injuring two others who are said to be critical condition. the man was later shot and killed outside of los angeles. police say a passenger suspected of carrying a gun barricaded himself in one of the cars. the train stopped and nearly 200 passengers were evacuated. details about the suspect were not immediately clear. all train service was stopped into the area. crews in florida are trying to stop the leak of contaminated water into the sources of their drinking water.
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contaminated waste water leaked into an aquifer. the leak was caused by a massive sinkhole discovered by a worker in august. officials say the water is still safe to drink. delta airline officials say a battery taking out of a cell phone sparked a mid air fire. none of the 143 passengers was hurt and the plane was able to safely land. less than 24 hours after cell phone giant samsung recalled more than 1 is million galaxy note 7 phone after an issued warning that the devices lithium battery can cause fires. delta has not said yet if it's the same phone battery that sparked the fire. josh: that's kind of scary that phones are blowing up like that and catching fire. amy: samsung can't be happy about it.
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as nice weather, but the interesting thing, people are excited about it. amy: everybody is cheering, we need the rain. josh will be back. and then, a $487 million dollar vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, vo: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that - defund planned parenthood. and both oppose our right to safe and legal abortion. ayotte: i certainly think that roe should be overturned... trump: ...there has to be some form of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form. vo: ayotte and trump: wrong for new hampshire women. senate majority pac is responsible for the
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. josh: we start off your saturday
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day. it's cool out there, but very comfortable. low humidity and a nice sunrise going on in some locations as well. 53 degrees in manchester and check out the dew point, it's 49, meaning it is very dry air out there. there is a look at the temperatures around the entire region and you notice the 30's in the northern part of the statement how about that? it's getting to be that time of year. some people are going, yes, finally! we're in the 40's and 50's elsewhere. and the dew points what that means again, it feels dry out there. enjoy it if you like dry air because it gets humid. watch the dew points into the 50's and then 60's and through the day tomorrow, as more humidity comes up from the south. those dew points head well up into the 60's. very humid tomorrow, muggy and it will still be warm tomorrow though with a lot more clouds around and the chance for much-needed rainfall.
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thinner types of clouds and that's why we have a beautiful sunrise beginning in some locations. high pressure protecting us for now. but here comes that front. not only does the front move over us tomorrow, but it gets stalled for an additional day, we get two days for the price of one on this one with the front stalled overhead on monday and more scattered showers expected then as well. today, sun and high clouds. beautiful day. temperatures between about 70 and clear, but the clouds will start to stream in. we'll cloud up in the overnight hours tomorrow morning. speaking of tomorrow morning. we could start off the day with a passing downpour or thunderstorm particularly in the northern half of the state. now, futurecast not quite as optimistic for a lot of showers tomorrow. you see there's some. a lot of our computer models will have more than what we see here. they will be scattered in nature. they won't be all day long, off
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rain, but dry periods in between. they can continue sunday night and into monday as well. notice the downpour in northern massachusetts which could easily end up being in southern new hampshire. a matter of a couple of miles and a forecast that's still 24 hours away or more. and then, sunday night into monday, here is more scattered showers off and on through the day as that front is stalled overhead and then finally begins to pull away monday night and tuesday, we see clearer and er of rain showers at any one location. tomorrow, it's higher and then it falls off, as you can see there, for the rest of the upcoming week. high temperatures today on average in the mid to upper 70's, dry, mostly sunny and quite beautiful. tomorrow, scattered showers, there could be a downpour or a thunderstorm isolated within and humid and warm muggy feeling and that begins into monday.
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similar to each other which is a good thing and dries out after that. let's keep our fingers crossed that the rain showers hit where you need them. >> i love this story, mystery solved, sort of. the stole winner of the 487 million dollar jackpot in new hampshire claimed their prize this week. josh: right. this is the winning ticket right there purchased at hanneford in raymond and the winner declined to do something critical to the ticket that ensur >> it's been a little over a month since we had what, for us, is a seismic event to new hampshire in terms of lotteries. amy: 487 million dollars one winner, mind-blowing, historic. >> the amount of money in question is more money than we gave away all last year. amy: the winner chose the lump sum.
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signing the winning ticket. if they had-- >> it would of been a public document. amy: it was signed by a trust and the first order of business was to spread the wealth. >> at this point in time they're committed to use these funds%-p positive impact on the lives of their family. amy: hanneford supermarket w rounded up to $100,000 and gave away to food banks and a youth organization. the mystery winner followed suit by matching each donation. >> the second recipient is the providence baptist church food pantry, in the amount of $11,000. if the representatives could come up. amy: and 68 hours of hunger took home the biggest donation, $40,000. their mission focuses on
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>> do you sort of feel you won the lottery? >> no question about it. in order to feed children we have to have feet on the ground, volunteer feet on the ground. amy: love that story. coming up next, if you're looking for a sugar rush, we have just the event for you. we're previewing the frosting frenzy in cooks corner today. and ahead in our next half hour of news this morning. >> 40 animals rescued in just one day in i'm mike cronin, we'll tell you how they got here. amy: speaking of animals, this is buttons, this week's adopt-a-pet is a 11-month-old boxer mix at saddo shelter in wilton. sometimes she wants to play with cats more than they want to play with her. you'll find more information about buttons and other
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>> well, we're talking about a big event that comes up this thursday for easter seals, it's called the frosting frenzy, a number of chefs are decorating a cake and only have 30 minutes. you're a chair of a culinary program there and jessica chamberlin, you're a senior, good luck to you.
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>> yes. we have a new hampshire scene. jessica wants to compete as well and she'll be doing a birch bark effect on her cake. we're using a rolled fondant. and we have a silk screen for the effect. >> you can see through it in some areas. >> you can see where the birch bark picture it and we're placing a colored royal icing on the silk screen. >> a little bit more about the event. this is going to be helping easter seals and tell us a little more about it, vicki. >> it's on september 22nd on thursday at 6 to 8 p.m. tickets are $25 apiece and we're having the competition using chefs from our local elderly care facilities.
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that they've made all within a fall theme and the cakes will be judged. our guests will enjoy delicious puritan appetizers and a cash bar and they will be able to watch the frosting frenzy as it takes place and go home with a box of candy that the chefs prepared as well. >> that's wonderful. so many people are amazed to see how theak this is a great opportunity if you wanted to see how they decorate the cakes, from 6:00 to 8:00 and how do people get tickets to this, vicky? >> so, they can go online and look for the easter seals website and also call easter seals directly or get a ticket at the door. >> they're going to be judging candies, as well as the cakes? >> there's the people's choice
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have a panel of judges to judge the cakes. >> this looks wonderful. and what is your-- what do you plan to put on top of it? >> we're going to do a wood bark theme. so as if you were to cut the tree in half you'd see the rund -- round circles. how do you feel about the program at fnhu. >> cakes at a bakery. >> you're talented. you're on your way. vicki, thank you for coming in. we'll get information on our website about the frosting frenzy that takes place this coming thursday. this looks great. thank you for coming in.
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narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services
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cancer screenings, birth control, basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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it's 6:30, i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look, a lovely look at the clock tower plymouth state university. here is look at our top stories on the half hour. the spca took in 40 animals. seven were strays, 22 were taken from an apartment. the shelter now asking for donations to help care for the sudden influx of pets. after they paid for a scoreboard after a donation from a librarian. some call it perplexing when they're going to be asking for millions. a $36 million contract with dartmouth hitchcock after it announced as many as 460 people would be laid off. we'll get to the stories and more in just a minute. first, let's get over to josh judge in the weather center.
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weekend. hi, josh. >> yes, it's going to be a beautiful one today you can enjoy it, showing you don't have to feel guilty. there are at least scattered showers that will be on the maps. look at the temperatures being check this out. northern new hampshire, you're in the 30's, 36 degrees in whitefield. 40's and 50's. it's a cool start to the day and dry air, 40's for dew points as well. so another low humidity type of day today. you can see there are clouds over here, those are high thin clouds that shine through. they will be around at times and more important and significant is this, a front that will be approaching tomorrow and sticks around with a couple of rain chances for the next couple of days. enjoy today. mostly sunny, pleasantly warm and low humidity. the highs most of us, in the mid to upper 70's, more on those rain chances and how long they last in your forecast coming up. >> this morning, dozens of animals are safe at a concord shelter after they were taken in on thursday.
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from an apartment. several more were surrendered or straws. as mike cronin shows us, the shelter needs help to care for them all. >> it began as a normal day at pope memorial spca in concord. >> come get a cookie! >>, but thursday ended with 40 new animals. >> hi, guys. >> lori taylor says they took in two dogs and 38 cats, some of them pregnant. this kittens just two days ago. the overflow of animals forcing the staff to use bathrooms as temporary homes. >> it's overwhelming, but i give kudos to the staff, everybody was on hand ready to go. >> five animals were surrendered, several others were strays and 22 were taken from an apartment in the greater concord area where the shelter says they were living in subpar conditions. >> they thought there were only about a dozen animals and more
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the apartment, they found more. >> this little baby is haley. at just six weeks old, she is adorable and in good health, as are most of the animals who were rescued. >> relatively good health, little things here and there, ear mites and various things. right now our biggest concern making sure the adjustment period goes well. >> they're hosting one of the biggest rund raisers of the year animals you see behind me. >> the animals can be adopted in a couple of weeks. >> anyone who wants to drop off supplies, feed particularly in purina one, or anything you would use to clean a home. amy: don't you want to know if haley is at home with mike cronin? . check out the story on our website, wmur.com.
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are recovering this morning after they were in a serious crash in loudon. it happened around 1:00 yesterday afternoon. state police say a jeep was burning -- turning left when it went went across the center line and hit the other car. all drivers along with the children were taken to the hospital. their conditions have not been released. >> a fatal crash is danville, state troopers responding to a crash on gh carter drive, found this pickup truck off the sid leathers overcorrected off drifting over the road, and hit a pole. he died at the scene. dunbarton police say a resident woke up and startled a man trying to break into the house. police are having anyone on long
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surveillance to check out cameras. we will not find out how much taxpayer money was used for dzhokhar tsarnayev's defense. the judge ruled that the release of the information not be yet. the judge says the case will not be over until tsarnayev's appeal has been decided. a few weeks ago, we brought you the story of the university librarian who left his $4 million estate to the university of new using the money is sparking controversy. a $million dollar of robert mo morin's gift was used for the scoreboard at the stadium. while some don't agree, it doesn't change the decision. >> it enhances the games. >> i don't think, it's right. it's up to the university. there's better places it could
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than $2 million from the estate will fund a student career and professional success center. the new hampshire republican party has filed a right to know request concern the state's $36 million contract with dartmouth hitchcock. this comes a week after the health care provider said it would layoff as many as 460 people this year. the executive counsel approved a multi-million dollar deal for dartmouth hitchcock to provide staffing at the state chris sununu and colin van oster, both voted in favor of the contract and now sununu wants it canceled saying the council was kept in the dark about job cuts. >> this was obviously critical information withheld from us, withheld from the council, from the governor and the commissioner. we need to rebid this contract and get answers. >> they should be held to the letter of the law and the contract they're legally obligated to do and that's the
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sure patients get care. amy: g.o.p. filed the request. it strains credibility to believe that governor hassan was unaware of the hospital's plan. a spokesman for the governor says that's blatant partisan, and coming up, it was a busy night of high school ifble with 20 games across the state. jason king has your friday night josh: temperatures today will be comfortable, air dry, but things are about to change. if you're waiting for rain, we at least have some chances to talk about. we have that coming up after the
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your forecast. josh: hi, it's a beautiful start to the day. and a really nice day is on the way for the first half of the weekend. things go down tomorrow, but that's actually a good thing. at warnerer 51 degrees, dew point is 49 and 30's showing up early this morning in the north country. if you know anybody that's camping up there. they're going to come back today and tell you how chilly they were this morning.
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about as much as the rest of the state for today as well. a beautiful day for everyone upcoming today. most of us topping off in the mid, if not upper 70's today with a good deal of sunshine. and there's your dew points and as you can see, 40's, we've had a whole summer to learn this. 50's and 50's, dry air and it will be rising. the dew points go up a little through the day today. it's overnight tonight into tomorrow that we start noticing those dew points getting into and mid day and afternoon, mid to upper 60's for dew points, meaning very humidity out there and something else comes along as well. the clear to partly cloudy skies, these are high, thin clouds, from sunny today to extra clouds and they, a couple of chances of some showers and there could be a downpour 0 are a thunderstorm, fingers crossed, right?
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it happen again. it will be hit and miss. there will be some areas that bypass. if you don't get showers, you do on monday as it backs off. it's been quite busy and the latest storm is carl. this is tropical storm carl, this is the path here and see where the path is headed and by the end of this upcoming week, d and that could go anywhere once it arrives. we'll see where that goes, but it's forecast now to become a hurricane toward the end of the week. all right, a look at what's happening out there right nowment again, those high, thin clouds allow the sun to penetrate through no problem as it rises this morning, so, you'll see a lot of sunshine, blue skies and temperatures today, very comfortable. for tonight, the clouds thickening up during the
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chances. and when you wake up in northern new hampshire. showers, downpours, off and on rain showers a possibility and scattered in nature tomorrow. tomorrow night and monday the chances go up higher for rain. will it fix our problems? no, but it will help a little bit. we'll keep a close eye on that. highs today. between 70 and 80, tomorrow, the difference, much more clouds around. scattered shower humid. scattered showers continue on monday and then we dry out on tuesday through the rest of the week. all right, now, we're going to check out your scores. >> now, jason king, and news 9 sports. >> hey, everyone, this is your abbreviated edition of the friday night football report from week three. we'll start in division one on the seacoast, where portsmouth was hosting the warriors of winnicunnet and honoring the
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and they connect with adams for the touchdown. and a big win for the clippers at home today and the last night 22-6. nashua north entered last night as one of the unbeaten teams in division one playing at dover. first quarter, dover's carson webb hits it on slant and takes it in for the touchdown. made it 7-0 and then scores. and north led late in the game, but dover wins 23-21. keene at exeter and blackhawks win. on an offense and interception on defense, and zack knight had two scores. exeter. and then 68-33, to remain unbeaten.
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panthers win. and johns had two rushing touchdowns in the win. ? >> good game over at derry last night. pinkerton taking on salem. salem up 20-7 in the second half. opening play of the third quarter and mikko doing what he can do turn it around. a great run. made it 20-14 game on the kickoff, going to pick he just takes the seam up the middle and he's gone. 82 yard kickoff return, touchdown for salem. this was a crazy game, but in the end, it's a huge win for the blue devils, 41-28 and salem remains unbeaten at 3-0. >> merrimack and central over at gill stadium in the first quarter. strikes on the first offensive
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they made it 7-0 and more where that came from. >> merrimack improve to 2-1 with a 55-19 win. londonderry, the lancers threw four interceptions in the game and connell robert threw for four scores. b bedford win. the tide get it 27-7, mccullen, three touchdown passes and burke the next few weeks, the high school football teams will host collection sites for the fourth annual new hampshire hunger campaign. and they started last night hosting the kennett eagles. hooks up with cullen for a 16 yard touchdown pass, 7-0 eagles. the pride now with the ball. chase kaiser finds camp tillman
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and that would set up a touchdown. but the eagles go on to win on the road. 33-20. kingswood, the cougars win big, and 219 yards, three touchdowns, and he ran for 75 yards and two more scores. plymouth and laconia, another big game for him. rushed for 207 yards, three touchdowns and plymouth wins again, 35-14. windham as the jaguars took on the red hawks. and first quarter, parker belski breaks free up the middle and he scores, and gives the jaguars, the first at 7-zip. the red hawks trying to make something happen and caleb finds big brother henry over the middle and that's a first down for the red hawks.
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jaguars are unbeaten win 58-7. big game and here is one two touchdowns. this is sanborn at best. both looking for their first win last night. third quarter, 36-0 sanborn, the indian will add to the lead with this 29 yard touchdown. 32-0. and max mayhew finds casey, but the indians get the first win, 38-13. belmont moved up to division two this year. the falcons looking as tough as ever. lacroix is sacked and then in the second quarter, up 7-zip.
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matthew harkens to matthew scannion and you see our fluorescent friday night footballs thrown out to the crowd. falcons roll 35-6. and zack king threw for two touchdown passes and spartans win 20-6. in division 3, richard bell ran for three touchdowns, and bishop brady at raymond. bernard threw touchdown passes and four went to sullivan and brady wins big 48-9. cougars win big at home. 57-14. justin norris three rushing touchdowns and a punt return for a score. a reminder, you can watch our friday night football shows in their entirety on our website,
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twitter use the #fnfwmur. >> more games today. and there's a big game in hanover at 7:00. that's sports, have a great saturday. amy: thank you, jason king. knew on --
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well, it's pumpkin picking season and this year's drought is making it tough on farmers with that crop. josh: it means they're spending money on water to keep their business afloat. wmur's shelley walcott has the story. shelley: daniel's family has for more than 75 years. he says this summer is one for the history books. >> it's the driest i've ever seen it and the driest of generations still alive have seen it. shelley: a lack of rain has left the soil on this londonderry farm so dry, it can hardly absorb water. taking a toll on the pumpkin crop. >> they're not as big as they
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size they are, but we will get some pumpkins. shelley: he says the lack of rain meant the farm crews had to irrigate the crop themselves. >> we had to bring in some water, meaning buying tankloads of water to replenish the ponds to get them water. the other patches of pumpkins that we had never even got water and we never had a pumpkin on them. so, those are gone for the year. shelley: he's not sure if he's in the red. one thi there are plenty of pumpkins for people who want to pick their own. farmers like him working around the clock to stay in business. >> it's a good thing. shelley: you had to work for it. >> we had to work for everything we had. amy: sunny crest farm in londonderry is open every day to pick a pumpkin. got to support the local farmers.
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industries. hopefully we can help a little bit tomorrow and monday. today, it's going to be dry, beautiful, zero percent chance of rain. tonight and tomorrow we start noticing the clouds thickening up and scattered showers, there could be a downpour or even a thunderstorm tomorrow and more scattered showers on monday. keep your fingers crossed. they will be around, but i can't promise they hit everywhere, that's the problem. amy: thanks, josh. the top stories next, new overnight developments in a shooting in manchester. who police are also, new hampshire drug crisis and how local and national
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>> now on news 9 this morning, breaking overnight, an arrest warrant issued after a deadly shooting in manchester. who police are looking for. >> it's ravaging new hampshire right now and the whole country. amy: how leaders are hoping to raise awareness with a new campaign. josh: the weekend has sunshine, but also much-needed rain. when we can see beneficial showers. amy: 40 animals rescued in one day, where the pets came from and what the shelter needs now. >> no one covers new hampshire
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amy: good morning, new hampshire. 7:00 on this saturday, september 17th. i'm amy coveno. we'll get to our top stories momentarily, but first, josh judge is in the weather center with a look at the weekend forecast. good morning to you, mr. judge. josh: good morning, miss coveno. we have a good start to the day, cool and a bit chilly. if you head outside you'll notice it instantly and a crisp autumn-like feel as well. especially in the north country. check out the temperatures, we're in the 30's. 40's and and 50's, meaning that it's very dry air as well. you see some clouds overhead. these are mostly high, thin, cirrus clouds and they will be here and there at times and thin and allowing the sun to come through and mostly sunny. we're anxiously awaiting this, a front that moves overhead and stalls over new england and brings the chance, at least chance of showers, downpours or a thunderstorm tomorrow and monday as well. but not today.
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beautiful with sunshine and pleasant temperatures. we'll talk about the rain chances coming up in a few minutes. amy: we begin this hour with breaking news in the murder of a manchester man. overnight a warrant was issued for billy maldonado. the attorney general believe that he shot and killed jonathan vasquez vasquez oowe-- you're asked to contact the police immediately. richard moore waived his probable cause hearing. he faces one count of second degree murder in the stabbing death of 51-year-old joanne boucher. she was found dead in her home earlier this month.
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offender and reportedly listed his home as boucher's home in danville. turning to the drug crisis, an epidemic in the nation is having a devastating impact in the state. the president described it as prescription awareness week. how state leaders are using the national exposure to curb the effects of the drug on our streets. >> fentanyl has been like a weapon of mass destruction in these communities around agent, john deleona, whose drug seems to be taking over the nation. >> it's ravaging the whole country. >> attorney general foster and emily rice and agent were there to shoot a public service announcement as president obama declared next week prescription opioid and heroin awareness week. >> hopefully with what the
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period of time, the demand will go down. >> data from the response shows that overdoses and deaths in the state's largest city are down from july and august and so far, september has seen a dramatic decrease from this time last year. in manchester in july, amr responded to 81 overdoses, eight people died. august was deadlier, but with fewer overdose calls with 50 overdoses, nine of those deadly. thereav four deaths so far this month, compared with a major spike in overdoses in september, 2015. meantime, in nashua this month, there have been four overdose deaths up from zero last month. rice says they'll prosecutor suppliers behind overdose deaths to the fullest extent. the penalties are very, very heavy. in federal court, the minimum mandatory sentence through the
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years. the penalties are stringent. amy: according to the u.s. attorney general's office about 78 people die in this country every day due to an opioid related overdose. new overnight developments now, hundreds of residents in salem have power once again this morning after a crash left them in the dark. salem police say it happened on a cross street near the city line market. as you can see, the utility pole was snapped into pieces. no word on the cause or if anyone was injured. >> nashua tested positive for the west nile virus. there have not been any cases, but the state tests for west nile, tripoli and as of this year, the zika virus. this is the state's first positive test for west nile this year. >> a new warning to conserve water. the state now urging everyone to use less of it. no matter where you live. as drought conditions expand. wmur's kristen carosa has the
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supply is dropping. a voluntary water restriction is being considered by the city. >> our lake level is at an unprecedented minus 49 1/2 inches. i looked at data for the last 100 years. and we've never been this low. >> according to des, stream flow and ground water levels are at all-time lows and conditions are worse. a new drought map shows the area of extreme, severe and moderate drought expanding. some areas of down 10 to 20 inches o private wells and community water systems. >> it's hard to say whether we'll see improvements or not, but i would say for people to plan. >> governor maggie hassan spoke with des, state and federal agencies and local municipalities friday about the drought. des is now urging all residents to conserve water whether you live in a drought area or not. >> don't water your lawn at this point. really, minimize water use at home, and take short showers,
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day. >> des recommends repairing leaking toilets and replacing washing machines if they're ten yooers or older. the town is working on implementing fines for those who don't comply. the exeter river, one of the main water sources is down five feet. >> the first violation is a written violation. the second violation would be $100 fine. and a third violation would be a $500 fine and water amy: now to a heartwarming update to a story you responded to in a big way. a warren boy can see thanks to a special set of glasses and kindless of strangers. hal has stargardt's disease, a juvenile form of macular degeneration.
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cream: an animal version of home makeover is called pet nation renovation. project pawsitive has generated shelters on the verge of collapse and an equine rescue is the latest on the list. >> project pawsitive goes in and design and build and do everything w n the places a great renovation. >> it will keep us alive, the ability to keep saving horses because without the buildings we can't do anything. amy: project pawsitive hopes to raise the funds to help the center. a developing story out of philadelphia after a man reportedly ambushes a police officer. fire forces a flight on route to
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>> good in on route 93 there. lots of people headed to their destinations with dry companies and comfortable, too. if you head outside, it's on the cool side and dry and comfortable, cool, crisp, even, could be used to describe this morning. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend and when we could see some rain coming up in a few minutes. >> a developing story this morning out of philadelphia. where officials say two police officers have been shot and four civilians wounded. police say the suspect walked up
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one officer up to eight times. the suspect took off, shooting into a nearby bar before using a woman as a shield and shooting her into the leg. the gunman shot into a car two others said to be in critical condition of the the man was later shot and killed by police. police apprehend add armed man who barricaded himself in an amtrak train in los angeles after the passenger witnessed the man with a weapon on the train around 6:00 last night. h nearly 200 passengers were evacuated and the man was finally taken into custody eight hours later after tear gas was deployed by police. crews were trying to stop the contaminated water into drinking water. more than 200 gallons of contaminated waste water from a fertilizer plant leaked into a florida abbing ter.
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worker. and the officials say the water is safe to drink. delta airlines says a battery taken out of a cell phone started on fire. none of the 143 passengers was hurt. the plane was able to safely land. this mid air fire happened less than 24 hours after cell phone giant samsung recalled 1 million galaxy note 7 phones after the lithium batteries can cause fires. delta has not said if it's the same phone battery that sparked the fire. >> federal aviation officials are receiving an overwhelming number of requests for drone licenses. so many people are registering, they wonder if eventually millions of drones will be crowding the skies. the new registrations are coming at a rate of 2000 per day. so far, 550,000 drones have been
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you have a drone. josh: i have a drone. amy: are you registered? >> i am. i have a little license in my wallet. amy: thought i would catch you. josh: and pretty soon, drones will be delivering pizza and amazon packages and everything else, more crowded in the skies. amy: indeed. josh: speaking of the skies, have i got a sky for you! both today and tomorrow have interesting skies to talk about. amy: that's a tease. and a 487 million dollar winning powerball ticket has been what we know ? ? grocery shoppers of america! take your o organics baby carrots. take your eggs.
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> on a saturday morninger woo-- morning we're starting off with beautiful blue skies. check that out, that's pretty. it's a chilly one out in the north country and everywhere starting off cool this in parts of northern new hampshire and 40's to low 50's everywhere else. we will see the temperatures head into the 70's today, but the dew points are going to stay on the lower side. we'll be in the 40's and 50's and meaning it will stay dry out there. but it doesn't stay dry for long. check this out. tomorrow, the dew points headed way up into the 60's, staying there on monday and starting to fall on the day on tuesday, and
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dew point graph, and it's for a couple of days, it's not quite as hot as this summer when it's humid. 70's tomorrow and monday, but very muggy, humid feel. you're seeing some clouds roll cross and these are actually high cirrus clouds, those thin type of clouds, and it will be around at times, sun and high clouds. high pressure protecting us, giving us a beautiful day. off to our west, here is front that will be direction. you can see plenty of rain with it, it may break apart into scattered lines of showers, meaning that everyone not, not definite that you all or we all see showers tomorrow, but certainly, they will be around and many of us will see them and then a better chance even on monday that we see them. that's good news. we have two days of chances at least, hopefully we see enough so that it makes some semblance of difference, at the very
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take a look at the futurecast, clouds and sunshine today. very pleasant, dry conditions and pleasantly warm with temperatures between 70 and 80 degrees. tonight we start off clear and then we see the clouds start to move on in and overnight into tomorrow morning, this time tomorrow morning, there may be some scattered downpours or around central and northern new hampshire and scattered showers elsewhere. some of the computer models have a lot more rain than this. you can s some localized areas. and downpours and other areas nothing. tomorrow night, more chances and monday, even more chances of rain showers off and on. so periods of rain possible on monday as well as the front stalls overhead. never before have we been so happy to have a front stall. we go back to sunshine. in terms of chances for rain, the best chance is monday. about 70 to 80% chance. you can see at least some rain
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that get good downpours tomorrow and then really dries out the rest of the week. so let's go down toward the queen city and show you the day for today. lots of sunshine and temperatures reaching into the mid and upper 70's, how about that? tomorrow, more temperatures in the 70's, but more humid as well and scattered showers, could be a downpour. a pretty nice week ahead. hopefully we'll be happy about that because we will have seen ra >> so desperate for it, sure. mystery solved, sort of. the sole winner of that 487 million dollar jackpot in new hampshire claimed their prize this week. >> the winning ticket was purchased at hannaford in raymond, as you may know. and the winner declined to do something critical to the ticket to ensure that they're anonymous. >> a little over a month since we had what for us is a seismic event in new hampshire in terms of lotteries.
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one winner. mind-blowing, historic. >> the amount of money in question a more than money than we gave away all last year. amy: the winner chose the lump sum payment netting a cool $256 million. they also guaranteed anonymity not signing the ticket. if they had? >> it would have been a public document i would have had to give you folks a copy. amy: the ticket was signed the business was to spread the wealth. >> at this point in time they are committed to use these funds for philanthropic causes and make a positive impact on the lives of their family. amy: hannaford supermarket won $75,000 for selling the winning ticket which they rounded up to $100,000 and promptly gave away to food banks and to a youth organization. the mystery winner followed suit
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providence baptist church food pantry in the amount of $11,000. if the representatives could come up. amy: and 68 hours of hunger took home the biggest donation, $40,000. those focus on the children who use the lunch program at school. >> do you feel like you won. >> absolutely. in order to feed children we have to have volunteer feet on the ground. amy: coming up next, if you lately, you're not alone. tricks and tips for controlling them in grow it green. in the next half hour. >> 40 animals rescued in just one day in concord. i'm mike cronin, coming up would we'll tell you how they got here. amy: meet buttons, this week's adopt-a-pet is a 11-month-old boxer mix at the saddo hart rescue in wilton.
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sometimes she wants to play with cats more than they want to play with her. you'll find more information about buttons and adoptable
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green. we're at bedford fields. and i'm joined with rachel. fall time is harvest time. it seems i can harvest a crop of yellow jackets if i were so inclined. >> most definitely. act actually yellow jackets are beneficial. >> how are they beneficial? >> they eat other insects. controlling insects. unformer the population exploded. they're looking and savaging for food because their diets change, go from proteins to carbohydrates and sweets. when you sit down at the picnic table, you find the yellow jackets, they're looking for sugary assault and battery stance to keep them sustained. >> there are so many of them. what can i do to try to control them if em a he --
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cans and some of them crawl into it and you don't want to drink that. type up your trash cans. >> we kind of people not trying to control them themselves. sometimes what happened if you're allergic, highly allergic, one sting could be fatal. >> we have some sprays in front. what would you use these for. >> you'd use them if there's a nest and there's a high traffic area, and consider a stop to that. >> good news i gather, the first hard freeze my problem goes away. >> yes, the fertile queen will go to a different area. look to the spring. traps like this are a good monitoring technique when the females are out actively looking for a place to start a nest. >> how do i know how many traps
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more and that will keep basically them under control. >> and i won't deal with the thousands and thousands of yellow jackets the following fall, right? >> hopefully, yes, hopefully so.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, it's 7:30. i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look there. steam coming off the lake. josh: steam fog. amy: steam to fog is what josh is telling mement they took in 40 animals and it-- 22 from a single apartment. they're asking for donations.
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librarian. and when they're asking the legislature for millions. the new hampshire republican party has filed a right to know request over the state's $36 million contract with dartmouth hitchcock a week after it announced as many as 460 employees would be laid off. we'll get to the stories and more in a minute. first let's check with josh judge with a look at the forecast. i'd like another steam fog. josh: that's when the air is cooler than the water below, there's no wind and it rises up. very pretty there in meredith. a look at the temperatures, it's cool. 51 in laconia, near where the steam fog was and probably in the other parts of the state as well. if you're by standing water, not a river. 30's in northern new hampshire.
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elsewhere, that means it dry out there. a crisp, cool feel and mostly sunny skies. out to the west, rain showers will be ann i-- arriving. for today, it looks gorgeous. we talk about your rain chances when we chat again in a few minutes. >> this morning, dozens of animals are safe at a concord shelter after they were taken in on thursday. the majority of them rescued from an apartment, several more from surrendered or strays. as mike cronin shows us, the them all. >> it began as a normal day at pope memorial spca in concord. >> come get a cookie! >> but thursday ended with 40 new animals. >> hi, guys. >> lori taylor says they took in two dogs and 38 cats, some of them pregnant. this mom gave birth to five kittens just two days ago. the overflow of animals forcing staff to use the bathrooms as
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but i give complete kudos to the staff. everybody was on hands, ready, ready to go. >> five of the animals were surrendered. several others were strays and 22 were taken from an apartment in the greater concord area, where the shelter says they were living in subpar conditions. >> they thought there were only about a dozen animals and more and more as they went through the apartment, they found more. >> this little baby is haley. at adorable and in good health as are many of the animals that are rescued. >> little things here and there, ear mites and various things, making sure the adjustment period goes well. >> the rescue comes at a busy time, hosting one. biggest fundraisers of the year on saturday. exactly what they're fund raising for, the different animals that we take in every single day. >> the animals can be adopted within a couple of weeks, in the
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are welcome to drop off supplies that you would need to clean an em who or help take care of an animal. feed particularly is purina one. >> mike cronin, wmur news 9. amy: i wonder if mike brought that kitten home. for information on how you can help, check out the story on our website, at wmur.com. well, three adults and two children are recovering this morning after they were in a serious crash in loudon. it happened at 1:00 yesterday afternoon. a jeep was turning hit by a car. the impact caused the jeep to cross the center line. they were taken to the hospital and their conditions have not been released. a fatal crash in danville is under investigation. state troopers responding to a call about a crash on gh carter drive found this pickup truck off the side of the road. they say 55-year-old donald leathers overcorrected after
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a telephone pole and died at the scene. and police say this happened on long pond road, a resident woke up and startled the man trying to break into the house. police are asking anyone on long pond road to check their surveillance cameras. we will not find out how much taxpayer money was used for marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnayev's defense. they ruled the defense should not be released just yet. federal saw says it's when the case is over, but the judge says the case will not be over until tsarnayev's appeal has been decided. unh is being asked questions how they paid for the new scoreboard. the money came from a former librarian who donated to the school. top lawmakers are among those
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library for 50 years, the quiet, frugal man gave his entire $4 million estate to unh. >> he did leave a portion to the library and beyond that it was unrestricted. >> two and a half million will go to a centrally located career and professional success center and a million towards a giant video board at the newly renovated wildcats stadium. what might bob morin pleased from it. some in government called the video board perplexing when they're about to ask the legislature for millions. >> sometimes i think the university system loses perspective of how much a million dollars is to most of us out there and how far that can go on other things. >> that money could go towards lowering the cost of education or maybe toward their capital drive for new stem buildings. >> the university issuing a statement saying while it heard
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doesn't change its decisioning saying in part, a wild cat stadium is transformative in helping unh to recruit the best and brightest students and build alumni pride and what would would expect from a flagship university. jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. amy: dartmouth college received money to create an energy institute. irving oil made the $80 million donation to create the irving institute for energy and society. other donors have pledged another 33 million dollars. the institute is set to open in 2020. the new hampshire republican party filed a right to know request concerning the state's $36 million contract with dartmouth hitchcock, a week after the health care provider said it would layoff as many was 460 people this year. the executive council had a deal
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hospital. exec executive chris sununu wants it -- this was critical information withheld from us, from the governor, from the counsellor and the commissioner. >> i think they should be held to the letter of the law and the letter of the contract there that's the most important thing to make sure that patients get care. >> there was a file saying it strains credibility to believe that governor hassan was unaware of the hospital's plans. dartmouth hickok says that mental health officials receive care as a result of the contract, will not be impacted by the layoffs. >> well, donald trump is reversing course, acknowledging
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blaming his opponent for sparking the controversy. abc's karen travers has the president's response. >> donald trump finally stating this as fact. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> it was billed by his campaign as a major announcement and it was classic trump. he took no questions from the press, but he did get in a plug for his new d.c. hotel. >> nice >> and while trump was unequivocal about obama's birthplace, he threw out two other falsehoods. >> hillary clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. i finished it. >> there's no evidence that clinton or her team eight years ago were behind the birther movement in washington, she
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>> imagine a person in the oval office who traffics in conspiracy theories and refuses to let them go, no matter what the facts are. >> i was pretty confident about where i was born. i think most people were as well. >> for years, trump refused to acknowledge the fact that the president was born in the united states. for many it admitted the sky is blue, or others-- >> it's a coded language, who hated obama from the start and veins of racism through it. >> in a week and a half it will be just hillary clinton and donald trump on stage at the first presidential debate. the commission announced friday, no other candidate hit the polling threshold need today qualify. karen travers, abc news, washington. >> here in new hampshire and happening today, the reebok ragnar reach the beach relay
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impaired runners and call themselves, team with a vision. they'll run through the white mountains with their guides, the first ultra team of runners to compete at this event. the runners at the state park. our own jamie staton and photographer jim lord are also participating on a different team today. wish you the best of luck. are you looking for a way to new hampshire. the red sox continued with the yankees, haedz ahead in sports. we're sitting here this morning with beautiful weather, but watching this, this line of showers and maybe even a thunderstorm heading in this direction. welcome rain for at least some areas. we'll take a look at when it moves in. how long it stays coming up. it's 7:42.
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. josh: good morning, it's a delight and something to add to make it more delightful, this live web camera, overlooking the lake and the mountains. that's beautiful. a picture worth a thousand words for sure. i just want to sit there and
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isn't that nice? 51 degrees at the lake and it's a crisp and cooler start to our day. the dew point at 50 degrees, a lot of places with a dew points in the 40's, so it's a dry, cool start to the day. especially north of the notches. check that out in the 30's in northern new hampshire right now and 40's for dew points for the most part and 30's up north as well. again, crisp and cool out there this morning. and here is your dew points through the day today. staying dry. overnight tonight into tomorrow, the winds out southwest start to pull up more humidity and more rain chances. you add the humidity into the air, and in this case, with the front coming along, it will produce some showers and look at the humidity levels continue to go up through the day tomorrow. all right, let's take a look at the average high temperatures for today, which are 72 for concord. that's the normal or average. so far we're only up to 56, but the record is 89 degrees for
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year, and 84 degrees with port portsmouth. of course, we won't be getting too close to that, upper 70's likely to concord today. high, thin clouds out there, but the clouds we're paying attention to are ones spalling showers in the midwest right now and that front heading toward us, through the day tomorrow. and it stalls. and sometimes, that seems like a pain when fronts stall, but in this case, it's very welcomed. as it will stall sunday night and hang around monday. high pressure protecting us today. and we get dry all over again for quite some time. latest on the tropics and our latest tropical storm off the coast of africa is carl. and carl is projected to be a hurricane by later this week and headed into the atlantic, headed toward bermuda around that part as well. that means we'll keep an eye on
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out there. but, something to keep an eye on and you know we'll be doing that. so some clouds come and go, the high, thin clouds that allow the sunshine to penetrate through. otherwise, mostly sunny for today. and here come the clouds. by the time you wake up tomorrow morning, some showers, downpours, maybe a rumble or two of thunder in the northern half of the state. central new hampshire and off and on through the day tomorrow, scattered showers a possiby, thunder tomorrow night and into monday. monday more rain is likely, in fact, a better chance of rain on monday. so, here is a look at the projected temperatures as we go through the next part of the weekend here and as we head into the upcoming week. so, scattered rain showers off and on tomorrow and monday after a beautiful day today and then it dries out all over again. >> look at that.
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amy: thanks, josh. from great food to cars, there's a lot to do in the granite state. here is a look at what's happening, new hampshire. >> one of the most highly anticipated food festivals in the state takes place this weekend at st. george comgreek orthodox church. and they'll celebrate and hang out and enjoy great music, food and dancing, admission is free. also in the que it up for heroes car show. help the va medical center by honoring all veterans and showing your support. vote for your favorite car and stick around for live music and food. this event is from 10:00 until 3:00 today. lace up your sneakers for the foundation in concord. jdrf is raising money and awareness to help research for a cure against type one diabetes. the walk is in concord.
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head to hooksett for a family day of fun as the town hosts old home game. this event is free and kicks off at 10:30 this morning with a parade and that's what's happening, new hampshire. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> hey, everyone, we'll start with the red sox who continue their series with the yankees down at fenway park. game two was last night and ramirez was the hero on night. another big game last year. 1-0 sox in the first and singled in mookie betts to make it a 2-0 lead. this time a solo shot to keep center field, his 26th of the season and it was 3-0 red sox. sox up 5-2 and bradley launches one. sox beat the yanks again, and the orioles stay two games back in the east with a win over the
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year. tonight's granite bowl will certainly be fun to watch. it's the interstate football showdown between unh and dartmouth. the wildcats are the favorites out of the more competitive colonial athletic conference. never count out the motivation of a cross-state matchup. >> it's for bragging, rights? it's the caa, a long time standing tradition in the state of new hampshire for both schools to have an opportunity to compete against each other and have a to keep the rock here. >> it's a challenge and fun. i think they probably feel the same way, so, good motivation knowing they're nearby and again, just excited to play such a, you know, program with a deservedly great reputation. >> all right, so that should be a great game. and nationally, on the schedule today here on wmur tv, at noon
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oregon at nebraska and stanford at 8:00 tonight on wmur. for your friday night football report. the scores and highlights last night. go to our website, wmur.com/fnf. that's sports, have a great saturday. amy: it's hard to miss the pumpkin flavored things popping up in the stores, but here in the granite state it took extra love to grow the pumpkins this year. why and what it means for it's at that i cannen from moultonborough. it's a great shot. submit your pictures and videos,
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dry, it can barely absorb water anymore. hicks says this year's drought has taken a toll on the pumpkin crops. >> they're not as big as they should be. we'll be getting pumpkins off the field. >> it took a lot of work to grow any pumpkins for harvest. hicks says the lack of rain meant the farm crews had to irrigate the crops themselves. >> they had to bring in water and get them waterment and others patches never had a pumpkin on them, those are gone for the year. >> he's not sure if he's in the red, but one thing he does know for sure, there are plenty of pumpkins for those who want to pick their own. farmers like him working around the clock.
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had. >> i'm shelley walcott. amy: sunny crest is open for you to pick pumpkins. do you have a pumpkin at your house? >> not yet. mornings like this with high thin clouds, a very pleasant day. tomorrow, we have some rain chances and that lasts into monday, off and o we all see some rain sometime during that 48 p48 period. i can't promise we see it each day. they're scattered showers. >> the news continues, today's top stories up next. new overnight developments in manchester. who police are looking for in this case. also, new hampshire's drug crisis, how local and national leaders are hoping to teach vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump:
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breaking overnight, an arrest warrant issued after a deadly shooting in manchester. who police are looking for. >> it's ravaging new hampshire right now. it's ravaging the whole country. >> fighting the drug epidemic, how local and national leaders are hoping to raise awareness with a new campaign. >> the weekend weather has some sunshine and also much-needed rain. i'll show you when we could see some beneficial showers. >> everybody was on hands ready, ready to go. >> 40 animals rescued in one
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and what the shelter needs now. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. >> good morning, new hampshire. 8:00 on this saturday, september 17th, i'm amy coveno. we'll get to top stories in just a minute. first, josh judge insisting that he goes first from the weather center so here you have it, sir. josh: hold off everything else, this is important. av way. we're panning the cameras off to goffstown. a few towns in a few locations. 55 degrees at the top of the hour. we've made it out of the 30's in northern new hampshire. you were hanging out all morning and now into the 40's and 40's and 50's everywhere else. it means it's a very dry day. so lots of sunshine, a few
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this front that brings a chance for shower, both sunday and monday. we'll take a closer look at those when we check out your week ahead forecast in a few minutes. >> breaking news in the murder of a manchester man earlier this week. overnight, a warrant was issued for 23-year-old billy maldonado. they believe that he shot and killed jonathan vasquez ojeda ge and maldonado is described as puerto rican, 5-7, facial hair, brown eyes the he may be armed with a gun. investigators say do not approach him, but call police immediately. and just into our news room, police in franklin are looking for a man they say is posing as a police officer. police say the man pulled over a female motorist late last night on new hampton road. the woman says the suspect was
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and driving a pickup truck. described as a white man with short air. anyone with information call the franklin police. and moving on to superior court, richard moore waived his probable cause hearing scheduled for monday. he's facing one county of murder, joe and boucher. moore was a sex offended who according to public documents listed boucher's home in danville. turning to a drug crisis. an epidemic across the nation is having a devastating factor in the united states. the president declared it. and the national exposure is used to curb the effects of the
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>> fentanyl has been a weapon of mass destruction here. >> and describing the power of the drug that's overtaking the nation. >> it's ravaging new hampshire, it's ravaging the nation. >> they're shooting a public service announcement as president obama declared next week as opioid and heroin week. nd increased treatment and recovery services and over a period of time, the demand will go down. >> data from american meddle ka response so that overdoses and deaths are down from july and august and so far september has seen a dramatic decrease from last year. in july 81 overdoses and august
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nine of those deadly. there with been our deaths this month compared with a speak in 2015. in nashua this month, there have been four overdose deaths up from zero last month. they say this'll prosecute providers. >> in federal illicit drugs is 20 years. it's they're stringent. amy: about 78 people die in this case every day due to an opioid case. >> hundreds of residents in salem have power after a crash left them in the dark. they say it happened on cross
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market. the pole was snapped into pieces and no word on the cause of the crash or if anybody was injured. a batch of mosquitos tested positive for the west nile virus, the state tests for west nile virus, triple-a and as of this year zika fires. this is the first for west nile officials are urging you to use less water nowhere where you are. >> manchester's largest supply is dropping. a voluntary restriction is considered by the city. >> our lake level is at an i am pr he is seive 49 1/2 inches. i looked at data for the last 100 years. we've never been this low. >> according to des streams and ground water are lower and
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the drought map shows severe and moderate drought expanding. some areas are down 10 to 20 inches of rain. it's affecting private wells and community water systems. >> it's hard to say whether we'll see improvements or not, but i would say for people to plan. >> governor masson spoke with des, state and federal agencies and local hooupties-- communities about the drought. whether you live in a drought area or point. minimize water use at home. take quick showers. >> and some consider replacing toilets or replacing washing machine if it's more than ten years old. they're looking at implementation of fines if they don't comply. one source is down five feet.
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second would be a $100 fine and the third would be a $500 fine and water shut yoo yao. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. amy: who a heart warming update to a story that you could help. a new set of glasses thanks to the funding. he has stargardt's, that is a juvenile version of macular degeneration. his family is thanking family and friends who are donated. amy: i was invited and i ask for heath bar crunch. i can't be there. an ambush of a police officer.
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>> good morning. welcome back and look at this fantastic shot. we've been treat today nice sunrises this morning and here is another one toward the end of the sun, speaking of it, on tap for today. but things change for the second half of the weekend. we've got the details on that coming up in a couple of minutes. >> now, to a developing story out of philadelphia. officials say two police officers have been shot and four civilians wounded. police say the suspect walked up to a police car and opened up shooting before midnight shooting one officer eight times. the suspect took off about of
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injuring two others said to be in critical condition. the man was later shot and killed by police. >> police apprehended armed man who barricaded himself in an amtrak train near los angeles. police responded after a passenger witnessed a man with a weapon on the train around 6:00 last night. the rail stopped at a station, nearly 200 passengers were evacuated. the man was finally taken into custody eight hours later after tear gas was deployed by police. taken out of a cell phone sparked a mid air fire. it happened on a virginia flight en route to atlanta yesterday. none of the 143 passengers on board was further. the plane was obviously a safely land. this mid air fire helped less than 24 hours after giant samsung recalled 1 million galaxy note 7 phones after a warning that the devices lithium batteries can spark fires.
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sparked this fire. >> i was on a plane yesterday at the beginning of the flight they said if you have a galaxy note 7, don't turn it on. we'll turn the sunshine on, that will be on fire. amy: josh will be right back with the forecast and a $487
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. josh: we're starting off saturday in style. a lot of sunshine on the way, it's pleasantly dry and cool out there this morning and those temperatures warp warming up into a nice range. and sort of what you picture for september type weather for today. lots of sunshine, you'll see milky white from the high clouds at times as you can see here as we look toward mount monadnock. there are areas of fog in some parts, especially of western new hampshire and in and around some of the valleys. some thick fog this morning. thanks to the temperatures dropping down to the dew points in some locations like you just saw. there is your current
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northern new hampshire just last hour, but the sunshine warming things up, 40's and 50's now everywhere else. the dew points will be rising after a dry day today, overnight into tomorrow. those dew points into the 60's and stay there for a couple of days. sunday and monday, we've got rain chances and humid, muggy air and drops as we get into the mid and late part of the week. watch the dew points rising up overnight tonight into starting off humid tomorrow and continued humid, muggy conditions so you'll certainly feel it. not today. we've got beautiful skies out there. again, i mentioned high, thin, cirrus clouds. and finally here is a look at the north country, high, thin clouds there as well.
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forecast. they'll come and go, but generally mostly sunny for today. the front is held off by high pressure right now. as the high recedes today we allow that to roll in overnight and into the morning hours tomorrow. other side of that, once it finally pulls away monday night into tuesday morning, things dry back out for the rest of the week. we're going to watch the tropics, our latest storm is tropical storm carl and here is where his eyes are set. right now headed in this general direction, it it's right now, forecast to be hurricane carl. we'll watch, because that could be along the east coast somewhere by the end of the week and into next week. so we're going to watch that closely. clouds coming and going. as we head into the nighttime, we'll see those gradually thicken up into tomorrow morning early. there could be a couple of showers, thunderstorms, or downpours anywhere in the state, especially in northern new hampshire. notice how it's possible anywhere and scattered showers through the day tomorrow. notice how they're hit and miss
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night and into the day tomorrow as well, excuse me, monday as well with more rain showers at times. so, let's take a look here at your extended forecast. today, just beautiful. tomorrow, temperatures fairly similar, but it will be a very different type of day. clouds, scattered showers, downpours, maybe a thunderstorm, humidity, and showers, so, very different day, but similar temperatures and that continues into monday as well. the rest of the week after that it dries out. >> look at that. >> let >> we need it. mystery solved, sort of. the sole winner of that 487 million dollar powerball jackpot claimed their prize. >> the winning ticket was performed at the hannaford in raymond and the winner decided to do-- or declined to do something critical that the ticket ensures they will forever stay anonymous. >> it's been a little over a month since we had what for us
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hampshire in terms of lotteries. amy: $487 million. one winner. mind-blowing, historic. >> the amount of money in question is more money than we gave away all long year. amy: the winner chose the lump sum paying netting a cool over 200 million. they did not sign the winning ticket. if they had-- it would have been a public document and i would have had to give you folks a trust and the first order of business was to spread the wealth. >> at this point in time they are commit today use these funds for philanthropic causes and to make a positive impact on the lies of their family. amy: hannaford supermarket won $75,000 for selling the winning ticket bye they rounded up to $100,000 and promptly gave away,
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organization. the winner matched each donation. >> the providence baptist food pantry in the amount of $11,000 if the residents could come help. >> and the biggest donation, $40,000, their mission focuses on children who use the free lunch program at school. >> do you sort of feel you won the lottery? absolutely, no question about it. because in order to feed children we have hf we have to have feet on the ground. >> next, we have a preview for you, frosting frenzy in today's cooks corner. in our next half hour of news 9 this morning. >> 40 animals rescued in just one day in concord. i'm mike cronin. coming up, we'll tell you how they got here. >> meet buttons, this week's adopt-a-pet is a 11-month-old boxer mix at the saddo heart
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share in the culinary department there. >> yes. >> and also with us is jessica chamberlin and you're senior, good luck to you. and you'll demonstrate various techniques. >> yes, we have a new hampshire theme and jessica wants to compete and she'll do a birch bark on her cake. and we're using rolled fondant, they think we paint but we news tricks like this. so we have a silk screen for the birch bark effect. >> yes, you can see where the birch bark picture is and we're placing a royal colored icing on the silk screen. >> a little more about the event. this is helping easter seals and tell us a little more about it vicki. >> it's september 22nd on thursday, it's from 6:00 to 8
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and we're having the competition using chefs from our local elderly care facilities. they'll be frosting cake. they'll also be providing candy that they've made, all within a fall theme. and the cakes will be judged, our guests will enjoy delicious puritan appetizers and a cash bar and they'll place and go home with a box of candy that the chefs prepared as well. >> so many people are amazed to see how the cakes are created. so this is a great opportunity if you've ever want today see how they decorate beautiful cakes. you can go to the event on the 22nd. again, it goes from 6:00 to 8:00 and how do people get tickets to this, vicky? >> so, they can go online and look for the easter seals
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directly or get a ticket at the door. >> again, they're going to be judging candy as well as the cakes. >> there's the people's choice candy tasting that our guests will enjoy and judge. and then we'll have a panel of judges to judge the cakes. >> looks wonderful. and what is your-- what do you plan to put on top of it? >> we're going to do a wood bark theme. so as if you were to cut a tree in half you that on. so hand paint it. >> how do you feel about the program? >> i love it, i want to hopefully one day decorate cakes at a commercial-like bakery. >> you're talented and well on your way. vicky, thank you for coming in and we'll try to get some of that information on our website as well about the frosting frenzy that takes place this coming thursday.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 this morning. amy: good morning, it's 8:30, i'm amy coveno. we begin with a live look at hampton beach. the sun is shining, 55 degrees there. here is look at our top stories on the half hour. the port memorial five were surrendered, and others strays and 22 taken from a single apartment. the shelter is asking for donations to help care for the pets. unh facing backlash after paying for their scoreboard with money donated by a librarian when the university is on the verge of asking the legislature for millions. the file for no request for the
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people would be laid off. we'll have those on the story and first check with mr. judge in the weather center with a look at today's forecast and beyond. >> on a saturday, it's beautiful out there. here is a look at lincoln meredith and we've got mainly sunny skies out there and 56 degrees. it's starting off a little cool this morning and it was cooler last hour. and northern new hampshire was in the 30's, whether or not. we're in the 40's the dew points are dry out there, and expect the day to be on the dry side, low humidity today and that does all change tomorrow. so, sunshine, and some high, thin clouds, maybe a milky appearance of the skies at times with the high clouds and there is what we're watching right there and that's the main event and this forecast is the rain headed in our direction. scattered showers tomorrow, some night, and monday. so, a couple of days worth of at least a good chance of some
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can enjoy today's weather knowing there's better stuff ahead, with beautiful sunshine and more on those possible showers in your forecast coming right up. >> new this morning, graphic images. investigating a rollover crash happened on st. anselms. incredibly, no one was injured and police say the driver was arrested while intoxicated. no word on the identity of the driver. this morning dozens of animals are safe at a concord shelt thursday. the majority taken from a shelter. as mike cronin shows us, the shelter now needs help to care for them all. mike: it began as a normal day at spca in concord. and thursday ended with 40 new animals. >> hi, guys. >> lori taylor says they took in two dogs and 38 cats, some of
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kittens just two days ago. the overflow of animals forcing staff to use bathrooms as temporary homes. >> it's overwhelming and i give complete kudos to the safe. everybody was on hand ready to go. >> five of the animals were surrendered. several others were strays and 22 were taken from an apartment in the greater concord area, where the shelter says they were living in subpar conditions. >> they thought there were only about a dozen animals, and more and more a the apartment they found more. >> this little baby is haley, at just six weeks old, she is adorable. and in good felt, as are most of the animals who are rescued. >> relatively good health. little things here and there, here mites and the biggest concern is making sure the adjustment period goes well. >> the rescue time is when they're hosting one of the biggest fundraisers.
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single day. the animals can be adopted within a couple of weeks, in the meantime, help is welcome. >> anyone is interested in dropping off flies to clean a home or take care of an animal. food particularly is purina one. >> mike cronin, wmur news 9. >> that face though, right? for information on how to help, check out the story right on our website, wmur.com. >> three adults and two children are recovering this morning after they were it happened around 1:00 yesterday afternoon. the state police say a jeep was turning left into the cascade campground and caused the jeep to cross the center line and hit another car. all of the drivers along with children were taken to the hospital, but their conditions have not been released. a fatal crash in danville is under investigation, state troopers responding to a call about a crash on gh carter drive, discovered this pickup
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overcorrected after drifting off the road and hit a telephone pole. he died at the scene. >> dunbar ton police are looking for an on who tried to broke into a home on long pond home friday morning. residents woke up and startled the man who tried to break into the house. police are asking for anyone on long pond or black brook road with surveillance to please check their cameras. we will not find out how much taxpayer money was use marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnayev's defense. the judge ruled the defense cost should not be made public yet. federal law requires the information when the case is over, but the judge says the case will not be over until tsarnayev's appeal is decided. a few weeks ago, we brought you the story of the university librarian who left his four million dollars estate to unh. now, the way the university is using the money is sparking some controversy. a million dollars of robert
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renovated wild cat stadium. the university says some may not agree with the decision, that doesn't change the decision. >> and i think it's like enhanced the spectator like experience at the game. >> i don't think it's right, but if it's donated to the university, it's their decision. there are better places it could have gone, but i'm not administration. >> the university says more than $2 million from the state wil successter. >> a right to know request concerning the $36 million contract with dartmouth hitchcock a week after the health care provider said it would layoff as many as 460 people this year. the council approved staffing at the state hospital. and chris sununu and van ostrom voted in favor of the contract
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saying they were kept in the dark on job cuts. >> that was critical information withheld from us, withheld with the council and from the governor and i reiterate we need to get answers. >> we need to be held to the letter of the law and contract they're legally obligated to do. and that's the most important thing. amy: filing the it strains credibility that governor hassan was unaware for the plan. the spokesman for the governor called it blatant partisan politics. and the receding care because of the contract would not impact the layoffs. om two will be in the presidential debates after gary johnson and green party nominee jill stein failed to hit the 15% polling threshold needed to
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johnson the-- the first debate september 26th. the ragnar reach the beach, one of the teams is visually impaired runners, and they call themselves the team with the vision. they'll run with their guides. the first ultra team runners to compete at this event and finishes at hampton beach state park. our own jamie staton and j i am lord are participating on a different team running today. and we wish them both and all the runners the best of luck. happening today, the highland games continue in lincoln. the annual event is one of the largest gatherings of plans in the united states. close to 25,000 people are expected to enjoy, music and dancing and heavy athletics like the stone carry. for schedules and ticket prices
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section of wmur.com. coming up, it was a very busy night of high school football with 20 games across the state. jason king has your friday night football report ahead in sports. josh: and a beautiful start to our saturday will yield an excellent day for being outdoors and enjoying september-like weather. but there are rain chances. much needed rain chances on the way. we talk about that in your forecast coming up.
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>> now, meteorologist josh judge with your storm watch 9 forecast. >> and good morning, we are looking at some rain heading in this direction and we're really hoping that this ends up being the case where we all see some rain tomorrow and monday, as we need the rain desperately. but it's not in the cards for
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day. it's a bit of a cool and crisp start out there. look at the temperatures in northern new hampshire and that's actually warmer than it was last hour when you were in the mid to upper 30's in the north country. right now, 40's and 50's will do it for us and we're seeing the dew points that are in the 40's and 50's as well, but they're going to rise tomorrow. so, if you like the dry weather, enjoy today, and if you like more humid weather and hoping for rain like most people are, that's all for tomorrow and that's when we have decent chances of seeing rain showers around, even the chances of downpours and/or some thunder and lightning not out of the question for isolated thunderstorms as well. here is a look at the dew points rising tonight into tomorrow. after a dry day today. it does get fairly humid and muggy and lasts into monday and tuesday as well. take a look around. beautiful blue skies accented by high, thin, cirrus clouds, a
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locations making for a very nice saturday. there will be a round at times throughout the day as we go through our saturday and get everything done outdoors and tomorrow, you will have dry times. day if you're headed to a sporting event, maybe the patriots game. it's going to be just fine tomorrow in terms of getting those events in, but there will be, perhaps, some showers or even thunderstorms or a downpour at times. which could put a temporary delay on some things. high pressure holds us under t but it finally slips out of the way and allows the front to roll into the day tomorrow and it stalls over us right through monday, once it finally pulls away, another very, pardon me, as you can see here, large area of high pressure builds on in, something in my throat. i'm getting a little choked up about the chance for rain, that's kind of exciting. a look at carl, this is tropical storm carl churning away, not really over anything right now, but as we get into the later
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is now a tropical storm winds 45 miles per hour, could be a category 1 hurricane with winds 75 miles per hour. we'll wait and see because that will be somewhere near the east coast or headed to it and we have to wait and see if that affects us here. hopefully we'll just have to wait and see what happens here. don't want any damage here, we wouldn't mind it if it degraded to a tropical storm and brought rain. for today. lots of sunshine and clear skies as well. we see the clouds thicken up and tomorrow morning at this time there could even thunderstorms around and off again, on again rain showers, hit and miss variety at anytime through the day tomorrow. as you see there, that continues off and on tomorrow night and then even into monday as well where we could see off and on rain showers, won't rain all the time. it could rain at anytime. some could get completely bypassed and hopefully won't happen many places. temperatures in the 70's, a huge difference between today and tomorrow and sunny, dry, warm in
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mid 70's, cloudy and humid with scattered showers around and they continue into monday and we dry out for the rest of the week. let's check out what happened last night with your scores. >> now, jason king and news 9 sports. >> hey, everyone, this is your abbreviated edition of the friday night football report from week three. we'll start in division one on the seacoast where portsmouth was hosting the warriors of winnicunnet and the and the quarterback connects with hunter adams. 16-6 at halftime. big win for the clippers at home. last night 22-6. nashua north entered last night as one of the unbeaten teams in division one at dover. dover at nick henderson on the
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pineda scores to give them a 14-0 lead. dover scored in the final minutes and they win 23-21. team playing exeter, the hawks win. and offense and interception on defense while zack knight had two scores. exeter is 3-0. a lot of points in this one, cardinals win 68-33 to remain unbeaten. na two rushing touchdowns in the win. ? >> good game over at derry last night. pinkerton taking on salem. salem up 20-7 in the second half. opening play of the third quarter and mikko doing what he can to turn the game around. a great run. 65 yards for the touchdown. made it a 20-14 game, but on the
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to pick up the loose ball and he shows some speed. he just takes the seam up the middle and gone. 82 yard kickoff return touchdown for salem. this was a crazy game, but in the end, it's a huge win for the blue devils. 41-28. and salem remains unbeaten at 3- 3-0. >> merrimack and central at gill stadium. offensive play. the tomahawks touchdown made it 7-0 just like that, merrimack with a 55-19 win. bedford home london derry. connell robert threw for 284 yards and four scores. bed ford wins 47-0. concord and memorial looking for the first win, the tide at 27-7.
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passes and burke scored twice for the die. the next few weeks, they'll host collection sites for our fourth annual hunger xap. merrimack got started hosting the kennett eagles. they get on the board first. miller hooks up with cullen for a pass and made it 7-0. and eagles, the pride, not with the ball. and chase tackles and gets 37 yards on the play and that would set up a touchdown, the eagles win on the road. 33-20. kingswood, the cougars win big. threw for 219 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 75 yards and two more scores. plymouth and laconia, another big game for him. rushed for 207 yards, three touchdowns and plymouth wins
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there was a blackout game at windham last night as the jaguars took on the red hawks, and hopkinton, and belski breaks free up the middle and he scores, gives the jaguars their first touchdown, it's seven-zip. and tried to make it happen. and they find the big brother henry over the middle. that's the first down for the red hawks and windham poured it on. jaguars, they're they win 58-7. big game in the north conference, john stark at 11, 2-0 to start the night, but the generals make a statement and 42-6. they win. kyle booker had 100 yards rushing and two touchdowns. >> and this is sanborn at west. both looking to are their first win last night. third quarter, 36-0 sanborn, the indians will add to their lead with this thrasher 29 yard
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sanborn west. gets on the board. and six yard score, made it 32-7, but the get the first win, 38-13. for belmont. moved up to division two this year. the falcons looking as tough as ever. golden eagles quarterback brendon lacroix was sacked. second quarter up 7-zip. justin mooney with a gain to set up a touchdown pass from matthew harkens. to matthew scannion, and see the fluorescent friday night footballs thrown out in the crowd last night. and alford had a big game for the falcons. and they're a perfect 3-0. milford home with pelham and zack king threw touchdown passes to cameron and the spartans, they begin 20-6. in division 3, stevens, richard
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leading cardinals to a win and 3-0 record. fisher brady at raymond. joe bernard threw five touchdown passes for the giants and four went to rich sullivan and brady wins big. and kearsarge, the cougars win big at home. norris had three rushing touchdowns and the punt return for a score. a reminder, watch the football shows in entirety on our website, wmur.com/fnf and follow us on >> nine more football games on the schedule today. red sox beat the yankees, 7-4 the final last night and don't forget, dartmouth and unh play a big football game up in hanover tonight at 7:00. that's sports, have a great saturday. >> thank you, jason king. >> ahead here on news 9 this morning. hard to miss the pumpkin flavored things popping up in stores, but here in the granite
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to grow pumpkins this year.
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>> it is pumpkin picking season. they're making it tough on those providing that crop. >> shelley walcott has that story. >> daniel hicks has growing on sunny crest farm more than 76 years. this summer is one for the history books.
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generations alive have seen it. >> a lack of rain has left the soil on a londonderry farm so dry. it can barely absorb water anymore. this year's drought has taken a toll on the pumpkin crop. >> the pumpkins aren't as big as they should be. they should be twice the size that they are. >>. >> growing pumpkins for har have is -- harvest. we had to bring in water, buying tankloads of water to replenish the ponds to get them water of the the other patches of pumpkins that we had never got water and we never had a pumpkin on them. so, those are gone for the year. >> he says he's not sure if he's in the red, but hicks says the one thing he does know for sure is that there are plenty of pumpkins for people who want to come pick their own. farmers like him, working around
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>> this is our busy season and we're having a great year so far. so that's a good thing. >> you have to work for it? >> we have to work for everything we had. >> i'm shelley walcott, wmur news 9. >> there's a look at the forecast. beautiful today, low humidity. bright sunshine, 70's tomorrow. still 70's, but clouds, more humidity and scattered, much needed showers both tomorrow and monday. >> lots of people fingers crossed for that. thanks for joining us this morning. good morning america is next,
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good morning, america. new overnight, disarming comments. donald trump calling for hillary clinton to be stripped of secret service protection. >> she doesn't want guns. let's see what happens to her. >> this just hours after his birther backtrack admitting president obama was born in the united states. >> his campaign was this outrageous lie. >> pain at the pump. the pipeline leak causing price spikes from texas to new jersey, gas shortages and lines around the block. six states under a state of emergency. how much more you could pay to fuel up. >> undercover video. abc news obtaining new police video from the investigation into the murder of a well-known fsu professor.

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