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rahami, a naturalized u.s. citizen born in afghan is in custody after a shootout with police. >> two linden police officers were injured while apprehending him. >> officials say rahami was justice ministered and taken to the hospital. investigators are working to find out as much as they can about the suspect. >> is there anyone else involved or connected? the investigation is very bomb explodeded in seaside heights, new jersey, just before a 5k race was set to begin. no one was hurt. but hours later in chelsea, an explosion injured people. on sunday night two men noticed a backpack near a train station in elizabeth, new jersey, and contacted police. officers found five explosive devices in the bag.
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disarm it. president obama is asking americans to report anything suspicious, but avoid giving into fear. >> our law enforcement professionals at every level, federal, state, and local are working together. >> the president said there's no in connection between these explosions and the minnesota mall stabbings on saturday. aixa diaz, wmur news 9. >> in these events, there's no known direct hampshire. >> homeland security is monitoring the terror cases. amtrak has increased security, including additional officers and k-9 units. in advance of the nascar race, it is contact with law enforcement and relying on their recommendations to ensure safety. these events are a topic of discussion in the state's u.s.
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sexton is here to explain. >> both are calling for a vigilant stance in washington and overseas. but there is a key difference emerging on whether the candidates believe there are other similar suspects still out there. at an aarp forum this morning, both senator kelly ayotte and governor maggie hassan opened their remarks with a focus on terrorism. >> our thoughts are certainly with the people of minnesota and new york andew stand with those individuals in and law enforcement officers. >> while the attacks are still under investigation, they are also being sorted out through a political lens as hassan takes on ayotte in a u.s. senate race. >> foreign policy and national security are critical issue, in light of the fact that my opponent is supporting donald trump. she said she will vote to put him in the situation room with access to nuclear codes.
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try to keep donald trump at arm's length on national security, declining to stay if he would remain steady on days like this. >> whoever is president, we'll trust them with responsibilities of commander in chief. >> with a suspect in custody, we asked the candidates if they thought there might be others in the u.s. waiting to strike. >> unfortunately, if you look at what our f.b.i. does every day, they have terrorism cases that are in this country and they have arrested a number of individuals with ties to terrorism or those who are trying to support terrorism activity. >> we are in constant contact with the f.b.i. and this is an evolving situation. i think what's really important is for all americans to stay vigilant and make sure that if they see something, they say something and as this situation evolves, i think we'll learn
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to say whether she thought there were other potential attackers in the u.s. she provided a statement saying, quote, that's exactly what our law enforcement and counterterrorism officials are working to ascertain right now. >> tonight police are investigating after a bomb scare at the hooksett goodwill. just before 3:00, someone found what appeared to be a grenade in a clothing bag. police checked out the device, then determined it was an old danger to the public, but the staff at goodwill did the right thing by calling them. >> the events of the past few days around the country, i think it was very -- the staff of the store did the correct thing. they made sure the staff was safe, they evacuated the store, called the authorities. >> police are asking tonight if anyone out there knows where that grenade came from, to give them a call.
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some strong downpours are a welcome sight across new hampshire. chief meteorologist mike haddad here to give us a look at which towns got much-needed rain. >> we know the drought is extreme in southern parts of the state and that's where the picked up the most rain. take a look over the last six hours. steady rain moving out, but downpours popping up during the course of the afternoon. in terms of thete anywhere across a good part of central and southern new hampshire and the bright greens indicate the rainfall tallies somewhere between one and three inchesover it. so -- inches of it. notice on doppler radar, there are still a few lingering showers. coming up, we'll look at specific towns in terms of how much rain we got. >> tonight, the department of agriculture is adding grafton
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of the drought. wmur's mike cronin live from a bedford gardening center where workers hope the rain will mean some relief. mike? >> tom, this rain certainly doesn't stop what the drought has already done this summer. at least for today, homeowners and staff at bedford fields do not need to water the plants. >> some much-needed rain did the work today for the staff at bedford fields. >> for us here as a business, we didn't have to come out and water all the and for homeowners, same thing. >> customers have been buying fewer flowers during the summer's drought, but business owner bill is optimistic about the fall because he says now is the time to plant. >> you're going to get this fall's growing season, which september and october is great, even into november. and then your going to get the pring. when the hot weather comes next year, if it comes again and there's a drought, your plants
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rain could keep apples on the trees, but post of the benefits won't be seen until next year. >> everything is sucking in nutrients to get through the winter. >> torrential rain was too much for one concord neighborhood. dwayne hardy's basement was under 2 feet of water this morning. >> i'm not sure if it's poor drainage, but it's filling up my house, the neighbor's house. at least 2 feet of water ith in the water. >> i think the water rolled up to the muffler and engine when i backed out at 3:30 this morning. >> the state's climatologist says the rain will dampen the soil but won't make a difference in terms of the ground water that feeds into the lakes and streams. >> some of those plants look great with the water.
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sexual assault arrest in nashua coming up next. >> where authorities tracked do unthe man accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. >> and stocking the shelves at the food bank. the donation and the difference it will make for ights, she's squarely with donald trump: trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. 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
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>> a new york man arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a young girl in nashua. >> felix perez appeared in court by video this morning. perez is facing three counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl that was known to him. prosecutors say assaults
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moved to the bronx. >> there's information to support a pattern. that means mr. perez was sexually assaulting this child over a period of time. >> perez will return to court this month for a probable cause hearing. >> an admission byhe lorraine bartlett said the department does not have enough funding to set up an afterhours intake service for child abuse situations. the job was put out for third-party bidders and a proposal was not received. the director says they plan to go forward with expanding services until 8:00 p.m. >> a new hampshire hospital is
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folks announced he's resigning. the state department of health and human services did not say why he's leaving but this comes after a controversy over a contract at the state-run facility. folks will step down in january. >> mike haddad back with more rain. >> boy, did it come down in buckets. now we're seeing the back edge
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oil wells in new hampshire? you'd think so the way kelly ayotte voted. ninety percent with the big oil koch brothers.
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lly ayotte campaign contributions. corporate special interests are spending millions supporting her campaign... like the koch brothers. kelly ayotte: paid for by big oil; voting for big oil. not working for us. dscc is responsible for
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>> september is hunger action month. this morning the new hampshire food bank received a significant boost. >> they sure did. this will help them deliver food to the nearly 140,000 g metro walls and exterior design presented a $20,000 donation today. this manchester-based business has been supporting the food bank since 2011. here's why. >> i love the organization. i love the people here. they do a great job. and they -- what better way to help the community than to help feed people? >> the food bank, with money like that, we have the ability to turn every dollar donated into two nutritious meals for
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hampshire. >> last year more than 12 million pounds of food was distributed. that's a 55% increase over four years ago. >> wow, did we need that rain we picked up last night into a good part of this morning. steady rain right now, showers, clouds as you can see from our live cam network in portsmouth. the steady rain is gone, but there are isolated downpours in including in manchester. even within the last hour, heavier rain over the airport through hooksett and through auburn. isolated showers will move through between now and about 9:00 or 10:00 this evening. after that, the rain is gone. but how much rain did fall where you live? josh is here with a look at those numbers. >> it was impressive. some of the numbers are higher
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good portion of the summer. a look at numbers from yesterday, obviously those are not all that impressive. as we look at the other numbers from today, we are looking at the numbers anywhere from one to 3 inches or more. that's just today. manchester with a heavy downpour that rolled overhead just over three-tenths of an inch. when you put those two together, you can see the numbers between yesterday and today are adding up very nicely. those are wanting to see for some time. at least a good start. now let's look at the numbers from manchester and concord for the year. these are since january 1. 20.85 inches in concord and a lot less, 16.33 inches in manchester. you see the normal or average. you can see concord a little bit closer than manchester is for the average number for the entire year. but we are still way behind, at least some drops in the bucket
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around the region. show you one more list of these as well, as we have nice numbers to talk about. how about the rest of the week? things are about to change in a pretty big way, right, mike? >> they are, josh. we kick the clouds and showers out of here. temperatures are running very close to the average. those will change significantly for tuesday as we see summer warmth. temperatures during overnight are not got fall that much. 50s for some. the magic dew point, you know where that's headed. that's heading much lower in the next couple of days. so, yes, it is quite humid right now as we advance through tonight, early tomorrow morning, you notice it slowly drops to around 63 or 62 and then once we get into the afternoon hours tomorrow, we are back into full sunshine and that dew point drops into a slightly more
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much lower on wednesday. we'll be into full sun tomorrow afternoon and more sun into the daylight hours of wednesday. overnight tonight, lower 60s. notice chicago at 86. st. louis at 87. yeah, we're going to be talking about at least low 80s too on wednesday, possibly in spots on thursday and even into friday. by the way, friday, the first full day of fall as fall officially arrives thursday morning a a few more showers to fall central-southern new hampshire. [inaudible]. low clouds linger through the morning commute, then sunshine, an isolated shower far north and full sunshine wednesday. sun giving way to clouds late thursday before the next front moves in friday. now, that front means business. temperatures at or above average in a big way right through the start of fall thursday and friday.
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below average and much lower than the norm as we go into sunday. it's going to feel the part of autumn towards the weekend. >> very good. jimmy g. we need an update. >> it's pretty good for the patr when i first found out that carl had been using heroin on and off for a year. i immediately thought not my son. i found him in his bathroom with a syringe still in his hand and that was the worst day of my life. annie kuster is leading the fight regarding this opioid epidemic. she's trying to do everything she can to get laws changed. so this doesn't happen again.
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i'm annie kuster and i approved this message. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together.
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i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me.
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maggie hassan's priorities are working for new hampshire. new hampshire froze tuition. she understands that we need good highway systems. hassan is an advocate for public safety. she's kept spending under control. and how does maggie hassan get these things done? by balancing the budget without an income or sales tax. creating a surplus... and by working with anyone and everyone to create a better environment for business innovation. a new senator making fiscal responsibility work for you. i'm maggie hassan and i approve this message.
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the door on the possibility of quarterback jimmy garoppolo playing in thursday's game against the houston texans. the good news is that the injury to his right shoulder does not appear to be as bad as it looked. there's a good chance he could return to play in week four against the bills. garoppolo was driven to the turf and he sprained the ac joint in his throwing shoul >> he's a competitor. he'll do whatever he can to get ready for this week. he's a tough kid and he's italian, so i don't count him out. >> great start to the hunger food drive. at the merrimack valley football game they collected 1,300 pounds of food. all players were encouraged to
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other football teams will do their events into october. here's a photo of the merrimack food donations at the immaculate conception food pantry. only 13 games to go for the red sox and if the orioles want to catch them, they need to do it right now. the red sox swept the yankees in four behind ramirez's home runs. boston leads by three games. tonight rick porcello pitches for his 21st one of the year, he faces right-hander dylan bundy of the orioles. the new england 300 goes green at new hampshire motor speedway sunday. this is the second race in the
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16 drivers. narrowed down to 12. chris buescher finished 28th overall and last among the chase drivers. we asked him about his strategy. >> new hampshire is definitely a place where you can hustle a little bit more and get more out of a race car. you know, we've got to watch out for brake temperature, brake heat. use a lot of brake there and have the potential to going to be aggressive there. >> the parade is thursday night. qualifying for the sprint cup is friday. saturday, happy hour truck race, then the big race sunday. dana harrity in the women's amateur golf championship. she'll face helene chartrand in round 32 tomorrow morning.
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brenda willis: when washington bureaucrats threatened access to mammograms, kelly ayotte stopped them. david goethel: and when red tape threatened to crush new hampshire's fishing communities, kelly fought to save us. cheryl coletti-lawson: kelly's legislation on the heroin epidemic will help save lives. jamey french: kelly reaches across the aisle to conserve our environment... and cares about our needs. marc baillargeon: kelly protected our jobs at the shipyard. kelly is one of us. veteran: she's not forgotten where she's come from. brenda willis: she cares. dean kamen: that's kelly - an independent leader, fighting for new hampshire. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte
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vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump: trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. vo: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that - defund planned parenthood. and both oppose our right to safe and legal abortion. 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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tonight, breaking news right here. we have exclusive pictures on the takedown. the suspect who police say left multiple bombs in new york and new jersey, running from police, holding a gun. tonight, the exclusive video of him hauled off on a gurney. and breaking right now, the interrogation. the fbi and this question -- was he what authorities say they have just found in his home. the race for president. and who will america trust in moments like these? tonight, donald trump's response. hillary clinton's response, too. and you decide. also tonight, the unarmed father of four and his suv breaking down. then, shot dead by police. tonight, the video here, and now, the outrage. the massive sink hole,

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