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will remain sealed during her convicted killer's appeal after a ruling today from the state supreme court. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm jean mackin. tom: and i'm tom griffith. the victim's family and some state leaders are calling a victory for all rape victims. jean: kristen carosa is joining us live in the studio with the implications of this rule. reporter: jean and tom, victims rights organizations are call this a ground breaking ruling that privacy will be protected when an offender appeal theirs case. the supreme court has ruled to keep lizzi marriott's sexual history private, a university of new hampshire student who was killed in 2012. attorneys for seth mazzaglia, the man convicted of her kill, asked that it be released as part of his appeal. mazzaglia was convicted of first degree murder in marriott's death and was sentenced to life in prison. the attorney general's office along with state leaders and the
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saying the state's rape shield law protects -- >> the rape shield means for every victim of a violent sexual crime that if the defendant chooses to file an appeal, then all that information is there for everyone to see. >> we believe that it was the right thing hampshire supreme court to stay in line with the other 49 states and protect this victim's rights. >> the attorney general's office said it had no comment on the ruling, but governor hassan released a statement in support of the decision. we also reached out to seth mazzaglia's attorney and we did not hear back. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. tom: right now federal investigators trying to figure out why a commuter train slammed into a new jersey station in hoe broken at the height of the
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one person killed. ray joins with us the latest developments. reporter: ntsb officials are now here at that train station, now they will begin the pain staking process of trying to determine how and why this fatal crash occurred. this video shows the moments just after a new jersey transit train crashed right into this hoboken station. passengers in a daze and in disbelief, a morning commute turning into a disaster. >> it's just collided, i saw a couple gentlemen bleeding and some people couldn't walk, some people were covered in debris. reporter: this passenger in the first car of the train that careened into the station just after 8:30 this morning. eyewitness essay the train was traveling at an incredible speed
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>> it went over the bumper block, basically through the air, traveled about another 40 feet, came to a rest when it hit the wall. reporter: ntsb will gather and collect critical evidence to determine the cause of the crash. the train slamming into the station causing major structural damage, bent and twisted steel. debris everywhere. over 100 people injured, authorities say two others with critic >> bumps, bruises, some walking wounded, some lacerations. and fractures as well. reporter: the woman killed was not a passenger but standing on the platform. >> we have engineers that are examining the structural integrity of the building now, we have no estimate as to when the terminal will be reopened. reporter: the train engineer is in stable condition and is cooperating with law enforcement. his account will be crucial as they try to determine why the
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high speed. jean: in commitment 2016 coverage tonight, donald trump returned today to the state that launched his presidential nomination. political director josh mcelveen is live in bedford right now where trump just wrapped up a rally to a packed house there. josh? josh: when you combine the new hampshire primary victory along with the several trips he's made to new hampshire in the course of the last year, seems clear that donald trump has become very comfortable in the granite state. but if the polls are correct it also shows that he's got to make up some ground against hillary clinton in the next five weeks. you might imagine that came up quite a bit during his remarks today. he did cover a number of different topics today, from
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to hillary clinton, hitting her where perhaps it hurts her campaign the most, on the issue of trust. >> the wall street investors have rigged the regulations against the middle class. they're donating to hillary clinton, follow the money. the wealthy donors who want to shut down american energy, they're donating to hillary clinton. follow the money. the special interests who want to open borders are donating hillary clinton. again, just follow the money. reporter: of course donald trump has his own past to deal with, including a recent issue that came up today, a report that said that he violated u.s. embargo with cuba in the late 1990's, a cueing the businessman of trying to conduct business in the communist country without the permission of the u.s. government. we asked him about that in our one on one. how do you respond to a report
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the embargo doing business with cuba? >> i never went to cuba, i never did business with cuba. reporter: leave it at that? >> there's nothing else to say, i never did business in cuba. i would tell you very openly if i did. josh: donald trump has been under attack the entire year if not longer but has done little to erode his core support. cherise spoke with some of them. reporter: about 850 people did turn out today, a lot of them saying they're attracted to the fact they don't think he seems like most politicians. they say he says what's ever on his mine, so today they drove here to bedford, buying up t-shirts, hats, buttons, to support the republican nominee there. was also a lot of security on has been to make sure things ran smoothly,
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who say trump tells it like it is, that's why they admire him. there were also several protesters who stood out at the main entrance, hoping to change a few minds. >> his whole thrust of america first rather than globalism, i think our country has suffered from be globalist agenda, and i'm pleased at his efforts and his desire to help american and i just can't imagine dhiebled of a man -- that kind of a man representing our great country. it just blows my mind. reporter: a lot of people we spoke with on both sides did say that the debate solidified their feels for their respective candidates, so no surprise there. josh: they are loyal. donald trump has been under attack for a number of reasons including painting the picture
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well, we'll hear what he has to say about it coming up at 6:00. for now, i'm josh mcelveen, wmur news 9. jean: democratic nominee hillary clinton spent today in the battle ground state of iowa. the pressure to reach voters in that state is mounting. early in person voting started today. in 2012, more than 40% of iowa voters cast their ballots before today focused on child care. tom: more than $80,000 worth of of drugs are off the street tonight thanks to a traffic stop in tilton. ray brewer has that story. >> we always say some of the biggest cases we zoo in our career come from traffic stops. reporter: this is the taped on inspection stick they're the chief says let to the drug bust in tilton. >> it's a significant amount of heroin, over 750 grams of heroin, about 20 grams of
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police say this car driven by 39-year-old brian franklin of penacook had the taped inspection sticker on it. the officer pulled over the car on route 3. >> when he stopped the vehicle he noticed that there was some drug paraphernalia and a small amount of drugs in a baggy in the car. reporter: as that was happening the pickup pulled up, driven by clay, seen here in an earlier booking photo, franklin's girlfriend according to police. police say she was nervous and was found to be d was impounded. both franklin and clay were let go because there was nothing to hold them on. subsequently a search warrant was applied for and the drugs were discovered. however, police say they don't expect franklin and clay to remain on the streets for long, as police work with the u.s. attorney's office. >> we want to make sure that we deal with our own investigation and make sure we have the right suspects, and so we're looking
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of all the recent attention on fighting opioids like heroin and fentanyl, they are seeing more methamphetamine back on the street. they say some users are also now choosing me because they consider it safer than opioids. meth was also at the center a bust in thornton, this is what a search warrant of a residence at the blake mountain motel turned up, melt, heroin and cash was seized. justin henley facedded a judge today and bail waset $25,000 cash. jean: let's turn to the traffic watch and see how the ride home is shaping up today. live pictures overlooking 293 near exit 5, the view from our elliott at rivers end camera. tom: peggy james joins us live with a look at the rest of the commute. peggy: hi, tom and jean. a pretty nice night out there and we've got some traffic issues, no major back yums. but we are seeing sluggish conditions on 93 northbound,
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derry and also through londonderry, until you get up to manchester, on 293 in manchester, we are awrls seeing some slowdowns making your way north from just after the 101 split as you're approaching exit 4, keeping in mind that there is a concert tonight with the carrie under wood show, so you can expect delays at the granite street exits closer to show time. 93 north looks good up through hooksett tolls and concord and points north. on 101 west it does bog down at northbound stop and go between exits 8 and 11 with a crash reported in the merrimack stretch. out on the 101 it's good all the way to the seacoast, the spaulding turnpike northbound is heavy and slow through newington and portsmouth. i'm peggy james. jean: thanks, peggy. a strange rescue remains under investigation tonight. tom: up next what we're learning about the woman tied up with
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jean: a young mother learns her prison sentence after facing the woman who was well prepared for her attackers. >> i pulled out my gun and shot him. mike: pleasant today, then changes take over later tomorrow. what this means for the weekend. >> he actually warninged his way into the home and grabbed the packages, he was on the phone with police dispatch. tom: at 5:30, what led police to a suspect in >> a new warning has gone out to first responders in new hampshire about a new synthetic opioid found in other parts of the country. i'm jennifer crompton in
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tom: police down in weymouth, mass asking for the public's help after a woman found in a ravine with her hands and feet tied with duct tape. the 18-year-old was found in a ravine last night after she
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dropped off in the area that she was found. but police say her story was very vague and she wasn't fully cooperative. jean: a 65-year-old manchester woman who pulled a gun during an attempted robbery says a woman convicted in connection with that attack is responsible form her own actions. we first reported op this story when it happened in january. now wmur's andy hershberger is joining us live with today's sentencing of amanda girlly. case says ss she no longer feels safe but says she would do the same thing all over again if confronted by a similar situation. >> i've had a lot of time to think, and i am very sorry. reporter: amanda gurley is one of four people accused of taking part in the attempted robbery of a 65-year-old woman, a crime that prosecutors say resulted in one of the suspects, gurley's brother, being shot by the victim.
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today went before a superior court judge for sentencing. >> without question you are a threat and a danger to the general public and especially seniors like me who you see as easy targets. reporter: donna powers says she was walking to the front door of her apartment this past january when she felt someone was follow her. that's when she took her gun out of her purse and put it in her pocket. >> and he said something to me as soon as he went to touch me that's when i pulled my gun and i shot him. reporter: prosecutors say gurley took him to get medical attention. he survived and the criminal cases against him are still pending. girlly says her life spiraled out of control when her mother died of cancer in 2013. >> i'm not a monster, i'm a mother, i just want to get my
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normal life. reporter: the judge sentenced gurley to a year in jail. powers hopes she uses the time wisely. >> when the time comes that you do get out, you'll only have yourself to blame for the choices you make and your future behavior, for which responsibility is yours and yours alone. reporter: powers says she hopes gurley seeks any treatments that are available to her during her time behindar hershberger, wmur news 9. tom: new information on new hampshire's drought shows severe conditions spreading but extreme drought conditions seem to be holding steady. meteorologist hayley lapoint has a closer look now. hayley: yes, it's thursday so that means we had the newest drought report released by the drought monitor, and this is the latest map here. the big changes to tell you about this evening is that the severe level of the drought has now spread northward, so now this does include the concord
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region. moderate drought for conway into lebanon and then lesser problems with drought, in fact not technically in a drought when you get into the white mountains and points to the north. the extreme area in the southeastern part of the state, still encompassing manchester, nashua and portsmouth and to give you an idea of how we're doing so far, since january 1, we're talking about the whole calendar year, in manchester we've received 17.89-inches of rainfall. on average we're more closer 32 inches by this time of year. so we're down about 14 inches, but that is improved after last week, we were actually down about 16 inches, so the rain that we've gotten so far the past couple of days has helped. and the same is true in concord, although a little less of a deficit. it continues to be dry, there is some rain in the forecast and for more on this let's go over to mike haddad. mike: a vez ant day today. but we -- a pleasant day today, but we are
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we'll start to see the fair skies that are out there right now giving way to a thicker cloud cover and eventually some showers and also cooler temperatures. right now winds are out of the northeast, it's keeping it on the cool side, despite a fair amount of sunshine statewide. upper first at the coast, 60's elsewhere. running about four or five degrees below the average for this time of year. but at the tail end of september you expect it to be on the cool side, downright cold tonight in the great north woods. down near freezing, a little frost up in parts of coos county. 40's elshe shore. for now it is seasonably cool to mild, but starting on saturday with the thicker cloud cover, and a better chance of some showers, it will be even cooler with that northeast wind, highs only in the 50's to kick off the weekend on saturday. you are notice for the time being the showers staying put off to our west with a big upper level storm stuck in place, and plenty of shower activity through the mid atlantic region up towards the southern parts of new york state. eventually such those showers
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southern parts of the state, but up until that point, high and dry across new hampshire, low cloudiness, patchy fog possible in spots. that will give way to partial sun. clouds take over later in the day. here's a slight chance of shower creeping into southern new hampshire. a better shot of showers, even steadier rain not out of the question friday night into the day on saturday, and again with the clouds and the rain we're talking about highs only in the 50's to kick off the weekend, slightly milder, couple of on sunday. highs tomorrow upper 50's coast, lower 60's south. and an update on the tropics, a storm that we do have to track closely over the next several days, this is now hurricane matthew, win wheeling its way south of puerto rico and ready to pass south of hispaniola. after that the track becomes very interesting as it works with an area of low pressure building in from the west to help steer it up to the north, right over eastern parts of
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for a long period of time, it will likely reemerge towards the bahamas, as a hurricane, and then we have to watch along the east coast, mid and part of next week. so right now we're watching showers, they'll be in here tomorrow night into the day on saturday. a couple of left over scattered showers on sunday, could be a shower or two early next week and then dry for wednesday, and a good part of thursday. beyond that we have matthew where the storm is tracking because a lot of computer models continue to drive it farther north than where you saw it in five days, that would take it possibly somewhere along the east coast. jean: we'll be watching, thanks, mike. the flu has arrived in new hampshire. up next what state officials want you to know this season. tom: and another farm stand targeted, at 5:30 what this
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jean: health officials are urging everyone to get the flu vaccine this season. tom: at least one person in new hampshire has tested positive for the flu, the c. d. c. recommends everyone six months of age and older get the vaccine. this year health officials are advising you to get the shot and not the nasal spray. >> the live attenuated flu mist has shown reduced effectiveness compared to the flu shot. the flu shot last year was shown
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reducing health care visits. the flu mist is less effective and for that reason it's not recommended this year. tom: symptoms of the flu include fever, muscle aches, sore throat and cough. jean: straight ahead, more soda drinkers prefer coke, so how is prepare sit winning the sales war? the answer has nothing to do with the soda. tom: plus matt damon and ben afrequent are best friends and they love boston, so why are they fighting over tom brady? >> tommy is >> can you hear yourself? do you want to have this argument again?
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>> she was frantic on the phone. jean: an arrest in the deliveries around one town. now at 5:30, one victim says this man barged right into her house to claim his parcel. mike: another weekend approaching and this one will feature cool temperatures and quite a few clouds. a look at the rain and shower chance as head. tom: hundreds of new hampshire job openings just announced at one company, why it's boosting staff now. jean: and modern retirement looks very different than it used to. what's behind a new approach to
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 at 5:30. jean: off the top at 5:30 tonight, a break in the case of what police call an elaborate money making scheme targeting homeowners in merrimack. welcome back, i'm jean mackin. tom: i'm tom griffith. strange parcels have been showing up at homes, addressed to a person who doesn't looking for it. suzanne roantree is live with our top story at 5:30. reporter: for the last month and a half, merrimack police have been investigating reports of men going to homes asking for mail that had shown up with someone else's name on it. police believe the activity was illegal, but now they have the break they were looking for. a woman in merrimack told police that last week an envelope showed up at her home, but it wasn't her name written on it. >> that friday afternoon there
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reporter: she refused to give them anything and they went away. but when another envelope was delivered four days later and someone showed up at the door again, she called police. >> she was frantic on the phone, said there was a black male started ringing the door bell to the front of the home, that progressed into him pounding on the door demanding his mail be turned over to him. he actually barged his way into the home and grabbed the panels, she was on the phone with police at the 21-year-old charles washington of walden, new york, he's charged with burglary and receiving stolen property and is being held on $25,000 bail. police believe washington is part of an elaborate scheme. >> this appears to be a larger enterprise of individuals who are taking personal information, applying for credit cards through various banking institutions. reporter: police say washington was found with a credit card with a $17,000 limit obtained under the identity of a man in
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amount of five and $6,000 and so therefore the gift card that they're buying has a legitimate value, it's a legitimate card and then they're selling these cards off, they're buying actual product. reporter: police say it appears the envelopes were delivered to random addresses, and it's likely there are homeowners that don't even know that their home was used as a docking port for those stolen credit cards. live in the studio, suzanne roantree, wmur news 9. jean: a frightening scheme. sanbornton police need your help to find the woman suspected of steafling the honor box from a farm stand. investigators say this kind of theft is an ongoing problem, in this case the money and some produce was taken from the stand on honkins pond near parker. if you recognize the woman, call sanborn on the police. tom: there's a phone scam where the caller is posing as a police
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and claims there's a warrant out for your arrest and you must pay bail but not at the sheriff's office. if you get a suspicious call, authorities say ask for a docket number, and the court in question. jean: a federal bill of rights for sexual assault survivors is headed to president obama for his signature. prompted from a former harvard student, the law includes a guarantee of survivors rights to an evidence collection kit investigation and to be notified in writing before that kit is destroyed. new hampshire senators were strong advocates for the law. and today the new hampshire coalition against domestic and sexual violence honors three people the group says have made a difference. state senator sharon carson and manchester police lieutenant paul thompson were abducted into the hall of fame along with john canton. his daughter melissa was killed
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2009. canton and his family pushed the legislature to pass missy's law which made strange us -- strangulation a felony. he's been an advocate for victims of violence and abuse. >> these victims go to a lot of these 5k's, they feel safe, they can be there, so we want to show we're behind them and we want to have numbers, lots of people to be unified to show how we want to combat domestic violence. jean: and the coalitionls challenge which raises awareness about domestic violence and abuse. a royal visit is under way in new england, up next it the crown jewel in a lucrative trade mission. tom: one company just announced hundreds of granite state openings this holiday season, what job seekers need to know. >> dry for now, but that does
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tom: there's your video of the closing bell providedded by the new york stock exchange, a down day on wall street today. it was down more than 200 points. came back a little bit at the end of the session to close at 195. the s&p down 20, nasdaq down average remains steady at $2.20. here in new hampshire, we got a bargain, 2.12. more harsh criticism for wells fargo c.e.o. on capitol hill today. jean: lawmakers are pushing for details on the company's admittedly illegal sales practices, which included opening accounts for customers without their permission. following that news and a record fine, c.e.o. john stumps also gave up millions of dollars in
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and is evaluating executive roles. u.p.s. hopes to hire more than 700 workers in a manchester nashua area this holiday season, the jobs will include drivers, package handlers and support staff. around the country u.p.s. plans to hire 95,000 seasonal employees. u.p.s. says 37% of those holiday hires end with permanent jobs. and a royal visit to boston could bring more money to new denmark's crown prince frederick and crown princess mary are leading a trade mission that include is a delegation of more than 60 danish companies. their schedule includes time at boston university and harvard, where the prince went to school, as well as a dinner with boston's mayor and time with the governor. tom: pepsi is beating coke on wall street but not because of soda sales, a. pepsi owns a series of snack brands that are pushing its
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one of those biggest brands is frito lay which owns doritos, chi toes and cracker jack. jean: a new report says it now cost morse to put a child in day care pull time than to send him or her to college. the think tank, new america, says the average cost of day care has risen to just under 9600 a year. the average cost of instate tuition is about $9400. tom: in some places. many people count the days to have no interest in just kicking back during their golden years. reporter jim morrellly looks at the reasons why so many people have decided to keep working. reporter: for many americans the definition of retirement is pretty simple. >> i can do what i want when i want to do it. reporter: but the notion of what retirement should mean is changing. and increasingly americans aren't stopping at 65. government statistics show nearly 20% of the work force is past retirement age.
5:41 pm suggests that number will continue to grow, reasons include a need for income and a need for health insurance. but about a third say they don't want to stop working because they enjoy their jobs. while others say they fear retirement could be boring. these are some of of the ways retirees can put structure into their day, taking retirement for a test drive, a saying your values to determine if you can fill your retirement years with something fulfilling. and getting into healthy habits before retiring,t end of the employment rainbow. jean: i like the idea of taking retirement for a test drive. how do you do that? tom: i don't know how you do. that think of it like darts on a slightly larger scale. jean: a much bigger scale. up next we'll take you inside the first facility for competitive ax throwing. tom: in sports we'll hear from the u.n.h. women's soccer team. jennifer: coming up, a victory
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u.n.h. student lizzi marriott. the ruling from the state's highest court that ensures her private sexual history will remain sealed as her killer appeals his conviction. and a serious danger to first responders on the front lines of the drug cries is in new hampshire. the new warning about a synthetic opioid that could make i think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell you. i would bomb the [bleep] out of 'em.
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>> the 2016 american league east division will play tonight, their final game against the pin stripers this season. the red sox first place, or first playoff game is one week from friday. u.n.h. women's soccer team is in action tonight. the wildcats have four wins, four losses and two ties. through the first 10 games of the season. they are 1-0 in conference play. >> we just got to keep the mind set that we have right now we have a great team, we're young and we just gotta get after it for be the end of the season, keep it going, want that ring, so i think it will happen. >> good luck to u.n.h. this week's home town here is chris of wind ham, he's a sophomore for for the u.n.h. men's soccer team, he's having a big-time season. he attended bishop guertin, play forward the new england
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that's coming up at 6:00. jean: thanks, jamie. ax throwing is nothing new, but it tends to be something you find in more rural areas. tom: that is changing though, the first competitive ax throwing facility has opened up in the middle of a major city. reporter: from the back woods of canada to a hip warehouse in philadelphia, check out this ax-citing new trend. welcome to urban competitive ax throwing facility in the u.s., yes, you heard that right, ax throwing. >> i originally found out about it, i thought it was a typeo. reporter: open for just a few weeks, it's quickly gaining a cult following, even pro athletes are into it. two players from the fill will phillies stopped by to learn how to throw. the idea is simple. rent a lane, throw a one and a half found ax at a jibe wood target, repeat. it's a huge adrenaline rush.
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>> it's a primal thing in everyone, once you get that ax in the wood you're like yes i want to do more. reporter: one cool thing about ax throwing is it's a level playing field, strength doesn't really matter. you could be a huge guy and come in and you cannot throw, and then the little old lady next to you starts nailing bulls eyes. it's actually not as scary as it looks. local certain brian says safety is and demonstrations. >> we have coaches watching everybody at all times, that's our main thing is don't be an idiot, it an ax. reporter: after a short clinic on proper form, it was time to take my shot. and if at first and second, and third, you don't succeed, just keep throwing. karen travers, abc news,
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mike: she is now in ax-pert, impressive. take a look at the beautiful sky cover. we had had a few high clouds, outside of that lots of sunshine and a very pleasant day. mount monadnock in the foreground, you start to see the fall foliage beginning to show up. right now on average across the state between 20 and 40% color depending on where you expecting peak color in northern parts of the state in the next five to seven days. if we can shake the clouds out of here, that would be good as well, but right now it not that bad with with some sun and temperatures on the cool to mild side. later tonight down near freezing in northern reaches of the state. 40's elsewhere. then we get to the weekend. here comes the main player, big upper level system stuck in
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the northeast, beginning tomorrow night into saturday. that's when these showers to the south of new england finally get their act in here, during that time. so the best timetable for some rain would be later tomorrow night into part of the day on saturday, especially central and southern new hampshire. here's a look at sky cap over manchester for tonight, fair skies, a few high clouds, there is a chance that some could see the northern lights if you have clear skies tonight. there is a possibility nice looking sunup across the queen city tomorrow morning, with a low temperature in the upper 40's to around 50. blend of sun and clouds for the rest of the day, notice late in the afternoon towards evening those clouds begin to lower and thicken and then tomorrow night here comes the rain shower activity, tough to call exactly how much we will see, but there's certainly a good chance to get in on some showers, and as we go into central and southern new hampshire friday night into saturday. beyond that just a couple of leftover showers on sunday.
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at the coast, 60 to 64 elsewhere, a little on the breezy side and it will be breezy during the course of the jump coming weekend. look how much cooler it gets for saturday to start the weekend, highs only in the 50's. lakes region south, possibly around 60 farther to the north and west. then slightly milder for sunday, back into the low 60's, clouds, limited sun, could be a couple of leftover showers, looks like saturday is damp and cool with a couple showers left over early next week, then it dries out, right at the average tuesday, wednesday and thursday. beyond that if we did have the eight-day on there we'd have to start intrussing the possibility that matthew, a hurricane, could approach somewhere on the east coast, we'll talk more about that at 6:00. tom: a new jersey woman had a fight with a deer she'll never forget. jean: neither will the officer
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the woman was driving the truck when she struck the deer, she thought it ran off, but when she opened the door to check for damage, the deer tried to jump inside. >> i was up like this. and i had a hold of him here and had my foot into him, and you know, it happened so fast. i just grabbed a handful of antlers and tried to keep it from kill me. jean: the officer driving behind her says he wouldn't believe it if he did n own eyes. tom: oh dear. well, the olympics at the white house. up next, today's special event to honor america's top athletes. jean: coming up at 6:00 you know it's fair season when the gates
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pam griffin: our daughter courtney got caught in a web of opiate and heroin addiction. doug griffin: our insurance company indicated that courtney's problem wasn't a matter of life and death - so she wasn't eligible for treatment. pam griffin: she told me that she didn't want to live like this anymore... she begged... she begged for help, saying mom - please help me. doug griffin: our family's tragedy could happen to any family... pam griffin: we knew we had to save other families from losing their children. kelly reached out to us. pam griffin: she listened to what we had to say, who we were - she cared about us... she didn't know us. pam griffin: we talked about the ways to remove the stigma of addiction so parents can get help. doug griffin: kelly co-authored the comprehensive addiction and recovery act - this act will save kids' lives... ...and enable families to get the help they need. doug griffin: we don't want courtney to be remembered for her substance abuse, but rather for her struggle to achieve recovery. pam griffin: kelly believes recovery is possible.
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jean: olympians celebrated their success at the white house today. tom: president obama invited members of the 2016 olympic and paralympic teams to the white house. the president recognized the accomplishments of the many female athletes including simone biles. he also praised michael phelps
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>> broke a 2,000 year record for the most individual olympic titles. if you're breaking like a 2,000 year record, that's pretty impressive. if they've got to go back to the greeks, that's an impressive record. tom: they presented the president with a surf board signed by the teams. and ben affleck or matt damon, that's the choice tom brady has to make as part of a new fundraiser, which also gives y three celebrities. jean: the mount for this fundraiser comes with a twist. >> maybe we should also mention that we shouldn't stare atom's chin. >> because i did that once and it was all you talked about. >> it was so weird, it's just is a chin, it's a man's chin, has a little bit -- come to think of it, not unlike my children in some ways. >> let me tell you something, if your chin was anything like tom's, that batman movie of
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$4 billion. jean: thankfully brady has promised to reveal who he likes best, matt or ben, at a pizza party. >> a$10 donation will put your name in the running to be there. you'll fine details at so you can have pizza with all of them. tom: can't we do any better than that? jean: no. and some stars.
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colin van ostern: i'm colin van ostern. you can go online and read our plan to create good jobs and keep young families in new hampshire. first, we should cut inefficient state spending, just like a business. no sales tax, no income tax. we need to help small businesses and startups grow with less red tape. lower college costs and cut student debt. and expand clean energy. let's take the next step forward, one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. why? because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte:
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tom: the sexual history of murder victim lizzi marriott will not be released y. the state's highest court is now reversing its own controversial decision. jennifer: a robber will spend years behind bars for nearly killing a store clerk, and we're now seeing the surveillance
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beating. mike: after a sunny thursday, a mainly dry friday follows tomorrow, a look at when that changes and rain chances increase. tom: donald trump returns to new hampshire, news 9 has live team coverage and a one on one interview with the republican nominee. >> a new warning to first responders in new hampshire about a synthetic opioid being found in other parts of the country. and what it means to their safety. >> no one like we do. now wmur news 9 at 6:00. tom: tonight details of murder victim lizzi marriott's sexual history will stay sealed during her convicted killer's appeal. today the state supreme court reversed its earlier decision. good evening, new hampshire, i'm tom griffith. jennifer: and i'm jennifer vaughn. this is a decision the victim's family and some state leaders are call a victory for all rape victims. kristen carosa is here tonight in the studio with the details
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organizations are call this a ground breaking ruling, that ensures rape victims' privacy will be protected when an offender appeals their case. the supreme court has ruled to keep the sexual history of lizzi marriott private. the university of new hampshire student was killed in 2012. >> today we learned that the supreme court decided to reverse itself and to maintain all of lizzie's sealed information under seal through the duration of the appeal, which is what we had hoped for and asked for, so reporter: seth mazzaglia was convicted of first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison. his attorneys asked that information on marriott's past be released as part of his appeal. >> i think everyone recognizes that didn't make a lot of sense, that's why we fought so hard to intervene on behalf of the marriott family in this criminal appeal and to overturn this order. reporter: the attorney general's office along with state leadsers and the victim's family objected to the release of these documents, saying the state's rape shield law protects victims


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