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ballot selfies are now legal. tonight, why a court ruled that it's ok to snap a selfie with your ballot. ms. clinton: please make sure you come out and vote in this election. tom: plus, hillary clinton and bernie sanders rally in new hampshire. the issues the two pushed today. mike: sun on the way for many tomorrow, but when do shower chances increase again? that timeline plus a look into the weekend. >> i didn't know that we were sinking until we sank. after being lost at sea is speaking out. tonight, how he is remembering the incident, as a new twist is uncovered. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. shelley: you'll now be able to take a picture of your finished ballot the next time you go and vote. without the threat of violating state law. good evening. i'm shelley walcott. tom: and i'm tom griffith. a federal appeals court in
unconstitutional. wmur's jean mackin spoke to one of the people who challenged the law, and joins us live. jean: 40 days from now when you vote, it will be legal to snap a photo of your ballot and post it on social media. though some who argued it's freedom of speech have been doing just that all along. even when you pull the curtain to vote privately you now have the right to make your vote public. federal appeals court upholding a lower court ruling that declared new hampshire's ban on ballot selfies unconstitutional. in 2014 in an effort to curb potential voter fraud, the state outlawed displaying photos of marked ballots a violation that carried a fine up to $1,000. that didn't stop people from posting so-called ballot selfies like state representative leon rideout did.
facebook page for state rep. to me, it was just another incremental infringement on our constitutional rights. jean: the aclu challenged the law on behalf of rideout and 2 other voters. legal anaylst kirsten wilson says the court saw the ban as a first amendment violation. >> it's really freedom of speech, and political speech, in history of the united states. jean: representative rideout says he's undecided on posting his next ballot, but glad he has the choice. >> the ban on ballot selfies was unconstitutional and i think that made today a great day for free speech and our constitution. jean: we are still waiting for reaction from the state. while this ruling applies to the entire jurisdiction of the first circuit court of appeals, meaning ballot selfies are also allowed in maine, massachusetts,
wmur news9. tom: to commitment 2016 now. and democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton is making a direct appeal to younger voters with the help of the man many of them voted for in the primary. vermont senator bernie sanders joined her in durham today to talk about her plan to make college more affordable. wmur's cherise leclerc was there. cherise: supporters stood outside for several hours just to make sure they got a seat inside the field house with six about 1200 people. there were protesters out your making sure their voices were heard. speaking to a group made up largely of college students, hillary clinton detailed her plan on college affordability. it includes free tuition at any state school for families who make under $125,000 a year. ms. clinton: we've got so many young people graduating with debt who aren't able to get
cherise: former political rival vermont senator bernie sanders joined her on stage. she credits him with energizing the youth vote. mr. sanders: i want young people to leave school excited about the future. cherise: outside, supporters lined up. for some this will be their first time voting in a presidential election. >> i think secretary clinton's optimistic tone is fantastic. >> i think secretary clinton's optimistic tone is fantastic. party members stood across from the field house. paula iasella had been a lifelong democrat. >> i was in philly for the dnc convention and what i witnessed there, if that wasn't enough to make me leave the party i don't know what was. cherise: meantime, inside the rally, clinton told supporters her promises only go so far. they have to do the rest. ms. clinton: so please make sure you come out and vote in this election. thank you all.
here. they deployed about 40 extra officers to make sure the crowd control went smoothly. they did not report any major problems. shelley: meanwhile, donald trump made stops in illinois, iowa and wisconsin. in illinois he held a private fundraiser at bolingbrook, golf club. at a rally at council bluffs in iowa he asked how many christian conservatives are backing him and joked whether they should be kept in the room. tomorrow early voters in iowa can begin casting their ballots. and he reminded voters of last week's big endorsement. mr. trump: even senator ted cruz endorsed me the other day, and i know the people of iowa like ted cruz. he endorsed as the other day and i thought that was very good. shelley: tomorrow trump head's to the granite state. he is holding a rally in bedford at the new hampshire sportsplex. doors open at noon.
former governors gary johnson and bill weld say they provide a valid alternative. and say their message of personal responsibility, freedom, and a strong defense is picking up steam. >> both of us live by the notion that if you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. i think the one unforgivable in life is hypocrisy, saying one thing and doing another. neither of us are hypocrites. shelley: you can watch the full interview with gary johnson and tom: right now, salem police are deciding whether to file charges against a mother after her two-year-old daughter was run over. police were called to 75 south policy street apartment one yesterday evening. they say the mother gave her 7-year-old permission to start the car. but her two-year-old sister followed her outside. police say the 7-year-old somehow shifted the car into reverse and ran over the two-year-old's legs causing some
>> children are inquisitive. they are going to do things when the parents are not looking that could potentially put themselves and others in danger. she put both her children in great danger. tom: police say dcyf has been contacted and are involved in this investigation. shelley: tonight, there is a new twist to a mystery at sea. a son rescued after 8-days in a life raft. but tonight, authorities have questions about that deadly boat ride off the coast of martha's vineyard. and police say that son, was also once questioned about the death of another family member. >> nathan carman spoke to abc news about his 8 days lost at sea. >> i didn't know we were sinking till we sank. >> carman spoke to reporters from his home in vernon, vermont.
scooped up by a passing ship. the coast guard questioned the 22-year-old about how his boat took on water and sank, during a fishing trip with his mother off the coast of rhode island. nathan has asperger's syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism. he told investigators he lost sight of his mother as he scrambled into a life boat. >> i did see the life raft. i did not see or hear my mom. i was calling out to my mom. shelley: his mother, 54-year-old linda carman of middletown, connecticut, is presumed dead. and just hours before nathan carman returned to shore, police in vermont were seizing items from his home. a search warrant revealed he is under investigation for reckless endangerment, resulting in a death. the warrant saying that the boat was in need of mechanical repair and that nathan could have rendered his boat unsafe for operation. nathan says he thought the boat was safe. >> i would not have brought my mom out fishing with me had i not believed the boat was seaworthy.
in the 2013 murder of his grandfather, john chakalos. a millionaire real estate developer, who had a home in chesterfield, new hampshire. nathan was the last person to see him alive. nathan's mother inherited millions after nathan's grandfather's death. nathan's own father defended him to reporters when asked if his son could have killed his grandfather and mother. >> most definitely not. they were the most important people in his life. shelley: nathan says he is devastated about the loss of his mother, and says she would have wanted him to survive. tom: today marks 35 years since the first of two murders in portsmouth that remain unsolved to this day. the body of 23-year-old laura kempton was found in 1981. a year later, the body of 19-year-old tammy little was found. both were students at portsmouth beauty school and showed signs of blunt force trauma. today, we spoke to the original
>> i used to go to bed at night and wake up out of a sound sleep thinking if i had covered everything and if there was anything i missed. tom: the case is still active. detectives say detailed crime scene work at the time. and forensic advances since then have them closer than ever to the person they believed killed both women. shots fired at a school in south carolina. , think the shooting may be tied to a murder just miles down the road from the elementary school. tom: plus, witnesses in the new york and new jersey bombings identified. coming up, where authorities say thetwo men seen on surveillance video are from. mike: another weekend quickly approaching. what changes follow? the forecast coming up.
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the shooting may be tied to a murder just miles away from the school. elizabeth: police swarming a south carolina elementary school, on the ground and on the roof. responding to reports of a gunman opening fire at the school's playground. authorities wasting no time, evacuating the building and asking parents pick up their asking parents pick up their children at a church nearby. want to get. >> it is scary. you don't think anything like this would happen around here. elizabeth: officials revealing the outcome could have been much worse, if not for the quick action of the first responders rushing to the scene, when the calls for help came in at 1:45 in the afternoon. >> deputies were on scene within 7 minutes, and we did have the shooter in custody before 2:00. >> we are heartbroken about this
response of law enforcement and school employees who prevented more injuries. elizabeth: now, the search for answers, with investigators so far confirming the 14-year-old alleged shooter in this case is a suspect in the shooting death of his father, 47-year-old jeffrey osborne, just 2 miles from the school. >> we believe they are connected to the incident at townville. there is a relationship between the victim and the shooter. this appears to be elizabeth: the school will be closed for the rest of this week as the investigation continues into a motive and why that school was targeted since officials say the suspect was home-schooled. tom: new details tonight in the shooting death of a black man at a strip mall in el cajon, california. police say the victim identified as alfred olango, was acting erratically and was shot just a minute after officials arrived.
and at one point pulled an object out of his pocket, pointed it at officers and assumed a shooting stance. now protestors are calling for justice. >> we want more than justice. we want morals and humanity brought back into this society. i'm tired of walking around like i'm a target. my son's a target, my family members are targets, just because of the color of my skin. tom: the police chief says one of the officers tried and failed before the other officer fired several times. shelley: tonight, the fbi says the man who stabbed 10 people inside a minnesota mall was motivated partially by radical islamic groups. director james comey told congress that he's not ready to confirm the attack was an act of terrorism, but the bureau is still working on it. dahir adan went on a rampage september 17, stabbing 10 people before he was shot dead by an off-duty police officer.
accused of taking evidence in the new york and new jersey bombings. surveillance video shows the pair walking away with a suitcase allegedly left behind by bombing suspect ahmad rahami. a law enforcement official told the a.p. that the two men are egyptian tourists that have returned home. investigators have notified eqyptian authorities saying that they want to question the men. shelley: officials say more than 600 soldiers will head to iraq to help reclaim mosul from isis. thoo iraqis when the operation begins in the next few months. according to officials, this is expected to be the final addition of u.s. military troops in iraq. currently there are alread 4600 american troops in iraq. tom: this morning it was cold out there, for half of the day anyway. mike: it was the coolest day
november chill as well. somewhere between today -- we had some fog and a little missed in some spots through midmorning but not a lot of rain. most of that is well off to the south. there is that chilly high of only 59 degrees. you have to go back to mid-may when the high hit the mid-50's. that was the last time it was cooler than today. 1873. now sunset is getting closer to 6:30. are now seeing more nighttime than daylight and that trend carries us right into december. not much to talk about on satellite imagery so we have to focus on the system to the south and west. mainly rain free at least
few spots, 40's and lower 50's. it is colder at this hour than it was last night in concord and manchester, even down toward the coast, and above that a little farther to the north and west due to thicker cloud cover hitting the north country at this time. clouds will thin out tonight, cool to start off the day tomorrow. slightly milder for hold up to the south. any early morning low clouds and patchy fog will give way to the sun and cloud combo. look at futurecast, nothing out there for tonight, nothing tomorrow. temperatures again in the 60's, cooler at the coast and once we get into friday, that's when the clouds go far enough to the
part of the day into saturday. not an all-day washout, this could whip through quickly and then we can have to wait another several hours to get more showers. tomorrow is dry, mid 60's through the lakes region, back through the upper valley and then with the onshore breeze, a little cooler at the coast. there is tropical storm matthewo next five days. a strong category two hurricane over eastern cuba during monday evening. if that holds, there's a high probability that could have an impact on the east coast by the middle or end of next week, so we will watch that very closely. a couple of scattered showers late friday and the best shot comes in friday night and on and
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to the hill to get it done brian mitchell for the yankees, and together, they were nearly unhittable. bottom of the fifth, buchholz strikes out mark texeira. a great start for buchholz 6 innings, i hit, no runs. mitchell was right with him, top of the 6th, david ortiz ends the half inning by flying out to center field. mitchell pitched 7 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs. so this one was left up to the bullpens and that would be advantage red sox. 8th inning bases loaded, and mookie betts hits a chopper over the third baseman, chase headley. you don't see that often. two runs score, 2-0 reaction from betts after the hit, he knows he got away with one. it looked like it was all over. ready to celebrate, and then the boston bullpen blew the lead in the ninth inning. they were stunned for a few minutes but then as you can see, they recovered and the celebration was on.
that home run was huge for this reason, the race for home field advantage in the american league playoffs. texas one tonight, the sox one game up on cleveland. big college soccer rivals snhu at franklin pierce. first half. yannis becker shoots for the penmen. jadel poon-lewis makes save for pierce, robert brown tries to ravens finally score in the final minutes of the game. marius preber gets the ball off an errant header and buries it, a big win for the ravens at home, franklin pierce takes it 1-0. a huge victory for the snhu womens soccer team tonight. against undfeated bentely, the penmen scored with 38 seconds to go in the game, and they get the
hunger effort by windham football tonight. the captains did some shopping at shaws supermarket in windham. the booster club sent them with $250 to buy some much-needed items for the shepherds food pantry. nice job victor pizzotti, micah sudman, marshal pesaturo, shawn sweeny and mike furey. there are 14 games this weekend that are collection sights for new hampshire tackles. check out our website, wmur.com/sports for details on which schools are holding their food drives. games for saturday on wmur. texas at oklahoma state. top 10 matchup's, badgers at wolverines. number two against number five, that will be fine to watch. and so it begins in durham. the 3rd and final van riemsdyk is ready to lace 'em up and skate for the unh hockey team. brendan van riemsdyk will wear #7 as a freshman for the wildcats. first there was james, the 2nd overall nhl draft pick. then along came trevor they were
play in the nhl now jvr, and tvr. and here comes bvr brendan, the freshman forward. >> i think we are all pretty different layers, all pretty different. i would like to same a little bit skilled like james is, but we will see how it goes. we will see what kind of player i am at the end of my career. in and get the season started. jamie: that the yankees have their little celebration, red sox having a huge celebration. tom: still to come on news 9 tonight. shelley: an opportunity of a lifetime for a group kids coming up, the special workout
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crawford and others. and the cheerleaders got some tips from current patriots cheerleaders. the president of the new england patriots alumni club says kids involved in football and cheerleading, are learning important life lessons. >> whether they become a professional or not, the secrets to success are showing up with a good attitude and working hard. of football, they will be successful in whatever they do. shelley: that's good advice. in addition to the new england patriots, tonight's football clinic was hosted by the new hampshire lottery. mike: it's going to be dry, some shower activity eventually moves in but not tomorrow. slightly milder than today.
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