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from tasker on one occasion and an elixir on another. rep la chance called tasker the club med of weed, according to the report, and bought marijuana from him on several occasions and brought friends that did the same. also from manchester, representative amanda bolden told investigators she used pot with tasker in his car and while inside the state house and recalls tasker talking about the drug ecstasy and a big purchase he had made in lancaster. that he bought marijuana from tasker for his wife to ease the symptoms of her cancer treatment. kellogg, passioned away in june and was not interviewed. the speaker of the new hampshire house, sean jasper issued a statement saying members of the legislature take an oath to uphold the constitution and laws of our state. any member of the house who is knowingly committed a criminal offense should consider whether
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new hampshire house of representatives. there are no criminal charges, therefore no criminal proceedings, but the voters will decide whether those running for re-election deserve their votes. governor hassan's office also accepted the explanation for not bringing charges but says the governor is extremely concerned by the illegal activity conducted by some members of the new hampshire house. a statement from the attorney for state ep amanda bod en that says from tasker and never inquired about buying drugs for tasker. the report does say la chance and tucker also told investigators they used the marijuana for medicinal reasons. no charges will be filed against any reps because the evidence was insufficient to sustain any prosecution. tasker has pled not guilty to several felony drug charges as well as a charge of solicitation of a minor, via the internet.
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public's help as they investigate whether three unexplained fires in three days are connected. jennifer crompton joins us with more. reporter: none of these fires did much damage and none of them individually stands out. but none can be explained either, and the concern is what could happen in the future if this string of fires isn't just a coins dense. a jones avenue resident called the fire after spotting flames leaping from this bin full of scrap wood meant for fire pits. >> people recycle, so i leave it here for them and this is what i ended up w. reporter: on monday crews responded to a fire involving railroad ties off mcdon know street a file miles away. just after 5:00 tuesday morning they put up flames at one end of the middle pier at prescott park, its entrance still closed off with fire scene tape on friday. >> there is no electrician or
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fire got started by other means. >> whether they were intentionally set or a coincidence of accidents, officials can't yet say. >> what we're investigating, given the fact that there's no ignition source in all three, and all three happening so close together, that's a little bit of an oddity and something that we're spending more time digging into. reporter: none of the fires did much property damage and no one was hurt. the concern i so lucky again if indeed there's something amiss. >> as you can see, it could have taken the house had things escalated. >> we want to make sure we've thoroughly vetted these out and that we don't in fact have an issue. reporter: officials are asking residents and businesses near those scenes to check surveillance cameras, and for everyone to report anything suspicious they may have seen or
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live in portsmouth, jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. josh: a member of the u.s. coast guard was seriously injured had he was hit by a van this morning. durham police say a driver hit 22-year-old richard davies just after 4:00 a.m. officers say that davies was standing in the west bound lane of arthur grant circumstance wheel he was hit. davies is currently stationed at the portsmouth naval shipyard. jennifer: new developments in a police officer involved shooting in claremont. the attorney general's office says corporal ian kibby was the killed cody lafont, and investigators have yet to determine if the shooting was justified. tonight friends and family are honoring cody lafont. cherise leclerc is live now in claremont. reporter: lafont was laid to rest today, his family now gathering at the claremont speedway, it's a place they say meant a lot to him. earlier on a small protest was held here in the center of claremont a short time ago as the community says they want
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shot lafont three times in the chest. it happened last sunday morning after a 911 call brought officers to the home. meantime, claremont police have taken kibby out. line duty while that shotting is investigated. today the family has asked the protesters to instead join them at the race way to honor lafont's life. >> he's a great guy, he had a giant heart and just always love he's hilarious and he was just the life of the party, he really was, he was amazing. reporter: police body caps and dash cams in police cars are not used in claremont, so that shooting was not captured on video. the a.g. is still investigating whether or not this officer involved shooting was justified. live in claremont, cherise leclerc, wmur news 9. josh: we are going to get much needed rain this weekend it
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right now it is 56 degrees, meteorologist hayley lapoint tells us when some wet weather will start moving in. hayley: it depends on where you live. if you're in southern new hampshire, some of you already are seeing lie rain showers moving in, especially in the monadnock region. you can see that's the case there on the radar. the light to moderate rainfall now moving into those most southern communities. and there is some heavier rain to the south. so we'll likely have this band moving from the south up to the north throughout the evening and overnight hours and there is more raineh into the weekend. temperatures now are in the 50's, it's definitely a raw feel this evening, about 57 in concord, 56 manchester, nashua and portsmouth. 56 in plymouth and lebanon. so here's your weekend planner, not a washout, either of these days. tomorrow definitely looks like the wetter of the two days, but there will be dry times and probably even more extended periods of time when it will be dry on sunday. but look at those temperatures, still rather cool. i'll show you more on the
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jennifer: to commitment 2016 now and the first debate in new hampshire's high profile race for u.s. senate. senator kelly ayotte and governor maggie hassan faced off in conway this morning. wmur's kristen carosa was there for the first of their six planned matchups. reporter: the debate was roughly 90 minutes and covered several key issues, with just over four weeks away until the election polls have these two women at a dead heat. maggie hassan says this race is about whether n the state's priorities or one that will have her agenda shaped by corporate special interests. while ayotte says the election is about the future of the country and who can work together to get things done. several issues were covered including military spending, the affordable care act and the vacancy of the u.s. supreme court. the two candidates differed on several issues including balancing the budget and gun control, as well as the nuclear deal with iran.
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things she did when she got in the race is endorse this iron agreement which i think makes the country less safe. >> i have concluded that the imperfect iran deem is the best way to keep iran from having a nuclear weapon, something that must never happen. reporter: hassan and yea yot did agree on a few issues such as addressing the opioid dries is in the state. can you see the entire debate on our website, wmur.com. josh: still to come tonight, police officers changing their appearance this month all for a good cause, we'll explain. jennifer: plus want to see some fall foliage this weekend? we'll show you where the leaves are just starting to turn. hayley: and don't let the weather keep awe way from checking out the find or going to many fairs, different outdoor activities this weekend. yes, there will be showers, i'll talk about the timing of when the rain moves through, coming up.
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game here in merrimack, the tomahawks hosting salem. we'll get you ready for friday chris sununu's family gave him a famous name and the top job at the family resort. but then things went, well, downhill. over the years, chris cut jobs. chris cut workers' hours to deny them health insurance. and now he opposes the minimum wage. chris has never had to work for anything.
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jennifer: you might see local police officers looking a little shaggy over the next few weeks, but w great cause. josh: the second beards for bucks fundraiser kicks off tomorrow. facial hair is against department policy in manchester, so officers will pay $35 to participate and recruit sponsors. all the money is going to the child advocacy center of hillsboro county which helps young crime victims. >> we ask that they educate the public when the public asks how come you have a beer or goatee, let them know that we're raising
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the center does and that they can do donate as well. jennifer: the american heart association is end indicating women about preventing heart disease. today the organization held a go red for women luncheon at the raid son in manchester. our very own -- it's blood pressure and cholesterol at healthy levels. >> heart disease and stroke are the number one killer of women, and many people don't recognize that they are at risk, stroke and heart disease do not discriminate. jennifer: the american heart association says that heart disease claims the lives of one out of every three women. josh: rain is headed our way. hayley: yes, we need it so this will be nice. the timing maybe not so nice if
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down there at hampton beach. josh: a delicious donut, at the deerfield fair. thank you to patricia for
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during vietnam i served on an aircraft carrier in the gulf of tonkin. after i lost my job, i slept out here with other vets. you never think you'll end up here, until you do. annie kuster is working hard to get veterans off the streets with affordable housing. and she's helped connect vets with jobs so they can get back on track. and i want to say, "thank you, annie." i'm annie kuster and i approve this message. kelly: you know me. not from thousands of false, negative ads- but as your first female attorney general- appointed by republican and democratic governors. as your senator, i'm fighting for equal pay and against workplace discrimination, to expand access to birth control, strengthen and preserve medicare,
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false, negative ads, i'm still the kelly ayotte you know- and i'm still fighting for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]?
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josh: if you're looking to enjoy the fall color this is weekend, you might want to head up north where the leaves are really starting to turn. jennifer: find can already be seen in several towns along the kank, the scenic railroad also buzzing with people today. everyone looking to grab a glimpse. the attraction provides three different train rides all around conway and right up to crawford notch. >> that's where a lot of people are going to see a lot of foliage, because we're 2,000 feet, so there's a lot difference in the topography and in. jennifer: just beautiful. fall, by the way, is the railroad's busiest season. hayley: that gentleman is totally right. elevation is the name of the game right now, the higher the elevation the better the color at the moment. so that's why you'd want to head north. we're seeing lots of changing colors, anywhere from just north
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water, that's your best bet this weekend if you did want to check out the color. but even places as far south as right along the massachusetts border, there is some beautiful trees popping with color at this point, so we'll continue to see the changing color going from moderate up in the northern part of the state and continuing to move southward as we get into the month of october. usually columbus day weekend is when a lot us are seeing the peak color across the state. here's a live look in conway, can you see one beginning to show color. in warner it's 57 degrees. and we have cloudy skies there. definitely a cool evening, no doubt about it. feels raw when you head outside, with temperatures in the 50's like this, 57 in concord, 54 rochester, about 56 in laconia. 54 plymouth. rain showers already starting, so that will make it feel cooler
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just about getting into the manchester area now, just a couple of drops along down toward merrimack, nashua. same thing along the 93 stretch, but probably heavier rain 101 toward peterborough and keene. but nothing all that heavy. we have a low pressure system, a big one at that, right over the ohio river valley. look at the spin with this. low pressure systems counterclockwise, the air around them does. so that's why we're getting at the this tropical, well, moisture coming right off the ocean. that's why as we go through the weekend here that whole low pressure system has to make its way across the area. and that will mean unsettled weather and more clouds and rain showers too. this is midnight tonight, we'll have showers moving through, particularly in southern new hampshire. these will continue to move from south to north during the
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likely be the wettest part of the day tomorrow. and more scattered showers in the afternoon. now, sunday looking like probably the better of the two days because we'll have longer periods of time where it will be dry. though there is the chance of some scattered showers and drizzle really at any time during the day. this is beneficial rain, particularly in southern areas where we're in the extreme drought and some places could get upwards of an inch of rain, that's good, we'll take it. overnight tonight in the 40's, a few 50's manchester and tomorrow we'll only get into the 50's and with a northeast wind at 5 to 10 miles per hour it is going to feel downright raw again. want to show you what's happening down in the caribbean, because we now have a very strong major hurricane. this is hurricane matthew and it's now a category four, the strongest hurricane we've had all season long, it has 140-mile per hour win and here's the latest track of it. yes, it does look like it may approach the united states by mid-week next week.
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in the meantime, scattered showers this morning, continue into monday and we started to get the sunshine back by tuesday and wednesday of next week. jennifer: we have a big game shaping up for jamie tonight, right? jamie: yes, jennifer, this is a big one. let me get out of the way and show you who is about to perform for us on the other side of the
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when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump.
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cnbc named new hampshire the most business friendly state in the nation: maggie hassan's approach to innovation and business development. controlling spending. smart investments in education. and hassan's balanced budget was a bi-partisan "compromise" the telegraph said "worked." cutting taxes for small businesses. targeting millions to fight the opioid crisis. all with no income or sales tax. working across party lines is how maggie hassan makes new hampshire work for us. i'm maggie hassan
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jamie: welcome to week five of friday night football. 17 games around the state. a huge one here, merrimack against salem. >> it's a division game against a great team, so it's a big one. reporter: you guys are 4-0. what's strong about you guys? well, playing hard, tough football, and have a lot of fun doing it. reporter: tonight you're taking on a track team in merrimack. they're fast guys. >> they're a huge challenge, they have so many great skilled guys and defensively they're really aggressive. so they'll give us a tough one. reporter: your team must be up for this one. >> oh yeah, they're ready to go. reporter: if you can't get up for this one, you can't get up
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for high school football, we've got the cheerleaders ready to perform for us. take it away. >> h, a, w, ks, hawks, let's go! >> as we talk to their coach, ashley, hi, what are they doing here? >> they're working on a stunt they have in the competition ut reporter: you've got a little tumbler here, what's her name. >> that's zoe. >> how did the pep rally go? >> great. reporter: good luck tonight and try to stay dry in the rain. it's also a big night for new hampshire tackles hunger. let's take a look at which games
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six more games tomorrow. college football, what's on the schedule, penn at dartmouth tonight, this a big one, they were co-ivy league champs last year along with harvard. plymouth state on the road. homecoming at u.n.h. let's hear from the wildcats. >> they're really physical, good at running the football. >> they look really good on film, we have to come out and execute really well. ink game plan and just come out and execute. >> that's a 3:30 kickoff in durham tomorrow, homecoming for the u.n.h. wildcats. red sox play tonight against the blue jays, the last regular season series at home in dave ortiz' career. and jason king with all your scores and highlights tonight at 11:00 on friday night football. jamie staton, news 9 sports.
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my prescription costs keep going up. it's more expensive every year. it would be a lot cheaper to buy my medication from canada. kelly ayotte voted to block consumers from buying safe medicines from canada. and voted against
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kelly ayotte gets all that money from the big drug industry. hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions. when you take all that money it just changes you. kelly ayotte's not working for us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. 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? entless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care. senate majority pac is responsible
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tonight, breaking news. authorities urging calm right now. just releasing this video. the deadly police shooting. police say he had taken a shooting stance. the sister who said she told police he had no gun. tonight, authorities businesses to shut down. also breaking, the category 4 hurricane. winds up to 140 miles per hour. ginger zee is standing by. donald trump's twitter tirade. about miss yuniverse. and breaking at this hour in

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