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to move this country forward our first female president. shelley: president obama stumping for hillary clinton right here in the granite state. voting to happen right here in dixville notch at midnight. the excitement in the north country tonight. mike: after a chilly one, a bright and warmer election day. how high temperatures go plus when we will see our next chance of showers. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur ne 9 tom: 11:00 and we are less than one hour away from the first ballots of election day being cast right here in new hampshire. i'm tom griffith. shelley: we are almost there. i'm shelley walcott. most polls open in just tonight, seven hours. we have live team coverage across the state, focusing on all the big races. the one at the top, the historic battle for the white house.
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still on the campaign trail right now. the republican presidential nominee packed the s&h university auditorium. tom: adam sexton live in manchester where he joins us now. adam: this was about as big a political event can hampshire. donald trump had bigger news to deliver when he announced two high-profile endorsements. donald trump dropped a sports bombshell, claiming he has the backing of two of the biggest names in new england sports. first, tom brady. >> he called today and he said donald, i support you. you are my friend and i voted
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belichick wrote him a letter of support and he read from it. >> you prove to be the ultimate competitor and fighter. her leadership is amazing. adam: trump quickly moved to blitzing hillary clinton. >> she is being protected i a totally rigged system. adam: benefit of a 35% tariff that he says will help the state. he also said he would stop the opioid crisis. >> we will stop at 100% and we will work on helping the people that are so seriously addicted. adam: mitt romney drew the largest crowd in 2012 with kid rock helped him out.
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was bigger. >> hillary can't fill a room. this is called filling a stadium and i have no guitar and no piano. adam: this was not quite mr. trump's final campaign event of 2016. he is on his way to grand rapids, michigan. we were unable to confirm directly from bill belichick or tom brady two confirms their endorsements. tom brady was on that time that he has not yet voted. adam sexton, wmur news 9. shelley: one of hillary clinton's last stops was at a rally in philadelphia. the democratic nominee was joined by her husband president clinton, her daughter chelsea, president obama and first lady michelle obama. clinton spent her day visiting a number of swing states.
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against. what will we decide is on the ballot? because although my name and my opponent's name may be on the ballot, every issue you care about is on that ballot. shelley: right now hillary clinton is heading to north carolina for a midnight rally for her last campaign stop her campaign did hold a big event in the granite state tonight. president obama was at unh for one final rally. jennifer crompton's light there tonight with details. jennifer: the president pumped up the crowd of nearly 8000 and have them chanting hillary clinton's name, but when they booed at donald trump's, he said that trump could not hear them
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it is a good day to be a wildcat. jennifer: president barack obama energizing the unh crowd. a pep rally pumping up the state's democratic ticket, especially the woman at the very top. >> new hampshire, it is a small state but is it -- important state. there are some scenarios where hillary does not win if she does not win new hampshire. so it depends on you. jennifer: he calls her republican opponent, donald trump, divisive and temperamentally unfit to be president. >> over the weekend his campaign took his twitter account away from him. if your closest advisers don't
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codes? jennifer:? his battle cry? stronger together. >> are you fired up? ready to go? fired up? ready to go? fired up? ready to go? jennifer: this was something of jennifer: this was something of a sentimental occasion for last visit as president. jennifer crompton, wmur news 9. tom: we are less than one hour away from some of the first votes in the country being cast right here in new hampshire. dixville notch is one of the towns setting the stage for the u.s. tonight. wmur's siobhan lopez is live there with more. siobhan: an hour from now, all
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will have our results for dixville notch is the whole process takes just a couple of minutes. i will give you a look at where this is going to happen. the voters will drop them in at night. there are seven registered voters. six are expected to vote in person while a seventh submitted an absentee. there are three republicans and three independents voting here. with the hotel close for gotten smaller as the population goes down. even though it may be small, they are setting a good example for the rest of the state in the country. >> but we really try to do here is that we all got up in the middle of the night to vote. the rest of you guys can at least spend a little bit of time during your day and get out and vote. siobhan: while they have been doing it the longest, pixel
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and i. mills field will also be casting their votes at midnight. we will have a live screen on wmur.com as well as her mobile app. siobhan lopez, wmur news 9. shelley: with both white house hopefuls hitting new hampshire hard in the final days, who are the voters they are trying to win over? wmur political director josh mcelveen is live now with a look at that. josh: when donald trump packed the snhu arena tonight in manchester, or when hillary clinton drew an overflow crowd to the radisson last night, most who attended were loyal supporters who made up their minds a long time ago. but to win new hampshire tomorrow, one of them has to pull in a group of people who just cant make up their minds not matter how hard they've tried. >> josh: i want what is good for the country. 1,019 days have passed since donald trump dipped his toe into the 2016 waters by headlining politics and eggs at saint
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since hillary clinton kicked things off with a pop into kristen's bistro in keene. and some voters like leonard and carolyn morril have been engaged since day one. >> i decided i had to go listen to them in person for the debates or the town halls, wherever they were. so i've been busy listening. josh: and they both have listened to a lot over the last couple years, and it has led them to this conclusion. >> this 24 hours to try to decide. josh: of course both hillary , clinton and donald trump have their core base of support, but the key to victoty is to win over independents and those who just cant decide who they dislike the least. >> if you are republican and you are looking at donald trump and you don't like him, are you going to vote for hillary clinton? it will be hard to do that, but when you vote for gary johnson and throw your vote away? josh: for many who normally vote blue, the same is true.
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josh: a lot of voters, it seems, will be going with their heart as much as they will their got when they stepped behind the curtain. >> i'll walk in and probably decide right then and there. josh: it may be who makes the best last impression who will take home a sizable chunk of the undecided voters who still remain. at the u.s. senate race. one of the most expensive, most closely watched races in the nation the outcome of this tight race could d in the u.s. senate. josh mcelveen, wmur news 9. tom: now to the u.s. senate race, one of the most expensive, most close to watch races in the nation the outcome of this tight , race could help determine the power in the u.s. senate. wmur's jean mackin joins us live with how the candidates are using these final hours. jean: this election eve, kelly
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while maggie hassan was with the big ticket names at president obama's rally here. senator jeanne shaheen urged the unh crowd to send her another democrat. >> and then i am no longer going to have my vote canceled out half the time because new hampshire needs to votes -- needs two votes. jean: before governor maggie hassan introduced president obama at the rally, she urged voters to support democrats up and down the ticket. >> there is a clear choice in this election. do we keepng corporate special interests? or a new senator who sides with the people of new hampshire? jean: incumbent republican kelly ayotte drove her point home on a campaign bus. new hampshire's independent vowing to greet voters at 24 voice written on the side, stops
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back to new hampshire's grassroots in the final hours. >> what i want tell them one of i will be standing up for them. i have one of the most bipartisan records. i will stand up for the independent voice of new hampshire and fight for them. jean: and the campaigning went on into the night. kelly ayotte is just wrapping up her to her on the seacoast -- maggie hassan had a few more stops here in manchester tonight. jean mackin, wmur news 9. tom: we have more commitment 2016 coverage coming up. shelley: the corner office in new hampshire up for grabs. what the candidates for governor did to make their final push. tom: catching up with the five candidates in the two congressional races. how they spent their last day of campaigning. mike: plenty of sunshine mike: plenty of sunshine tomorrow, but when d ben hassan is my older brother. he is so funny, and so smart, and my best friend.
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on the importance of finding solutions to those challenges. and working really hard with your community to get things done. and she made it possible for ben and for me to have a family just like any other family. that's part of the reason that she got involved in public service, because that's what's in her heart... and mom's still that way today. i'm maggie hassan
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shelley: last week, 40% of voters were trying to decide on tom: democrat colin van ostern and republican chris sununu spent the day campaigning trying win people over, who have still not made up their minds. shelley: wmur's kristen carosa is live from the state house in concord with the race for the corner office. kristen: we caught up the candidates in nashua at a rotary club meeting. both are trying to get as much support as they possibly can and they are focused on the undecided voter. the candidates for governor had a long day on the campaign trail .
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door to door, talking to people one on one over the last week or so. the energy is there. the turnout will be strong. >> i think a lot of people in new hampshire are excited to get out and vote. kristen: democrat colin van ostern has been an executive counselor since he says his goal 2012. is to move the state forward. >> i am working very hard and i give me the honor of serving as governor, i always will put people ahead of political interests. kristen: his opponent, republican chris sununu is , serving his third term as executive counselor. he's also the ceo of waterville valley. he says he believes it's time for a change. >> it's about what kind of governor want. do we want a paid political
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divisive partisanship? or do we want someone who will come to the table every time regardless of political background? kristen: both candidates say they are feeling confident going into the election tomorrow and are anxiously awaiting the results. kristen carosa, wmur news 9. shelley: continuing our commitment 2016 coverage with new hampshire's congressional races. candidates are making a final push in their districts before wmur's mike cronin is live in district two in nashua with more on those races. mike: on the eve of the election, congressional candidates from the first district and here in the second district are trying to talk to as many voters as they can. republican jim lawrence served three terms as a state representative. now he wants to serve new hampshire in the second congressional district. he says new leadership is needed. >> the message i've been
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national debt and improving our foreign policy and defense posture to keep us safe from terrorism around the world. mike: democratic representative annie kuster is running for re-election for the seat she's held since speaking at tonight's 2013. rally with president obama at unh, she says this election is about the next generation. >> about our future, about the children, about the seniors, about the veterans, about the students, then stand with me and vote tomorrow. mike: also at that event, democrat carol shea-porter who is trying to reclaim the first congressional seat, which she held off and on for six years. she says she has the experience to lead the granite state again and asks people to vote blue. >> to move this country forward, so in new hampshire we need you , to make sure that you vote for all of the democrats on the ticket. we have a shared vision. mike: incumbent republican frank
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c4 two of the last three terms. he says his backround and ability to work with both parties are part of what make him qualified. >> i'm very passionate about this job. i think people know the conviction that i bring to it. but the reality is i've been able to deliver in a way that others haven't. mike: independent shawn o'connor says it's time for a new direction. this is the business executive's first time running for elected office. >> i think we all know it's time to put service back into public service and i'm gonna do that. i'm going to work for $14,000 a congressional sally to new hampshire charities chosen by the people. mike: all the campaigns are just about over and now the voters will have their say. >> chief meteorologist mike haddad with your storm watch nine forecast. mike: you can see the presidential range snowcapped in
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by this afternoon, back to the average. 52 degrees the official high at concord. that is right at the average. the record high set in 1938. a chilly low. we started off at 24 degrees. just above freezing in manchester. everyone else at or below freezing, except the top mount washington, the warmest spot in from the west. with any son, we will be well above the average. overnight tonight it is quite cold. upper 20's and lower 30's. in the next few hours we drop five or six degrees. temperatures are worn to the west. they will build in over the next
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developing as we go into wednesday do to the fact that we will not have much sun. full sunshine for election day. son up, sundown, no clouds out there whatsoever and temperatures running nice and mild. as for wednesday, a couple of widely scattered sprinkles. very low precipitation expected. once that front clears, we are clear into thursday and a good part of friday. to go out and vote because it will be clear. after the chilly start, take a look at where we are headed in southern new hampshire with full sunshine all day long. lower 60's for a high. upper 50's in the north country. changes begin to move in for wednesday. a scattering of light, spotty showers.
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shower. that is a strong cold front later on veterans day. that means much colder for the start of the weekend. tomorrow looks spectacular. not much more than you could have asked for in november. shelley: get out and vote. jamie: bruins played tonight, jamie: bruins played tonight, plus a coupl i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. she ate like a pig... i moved on her like a [bleep] i did not say that... i love war. yes, including with nukes. blood coming out of her... they're rapists... wrong. there has to be some form of punishment. such a nasty woman. i wanna be unpredictable. ...on 5th avenue and shoot somebody... she's a slob... i don't remember! and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves! priorities usa action is responsible
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news nine sports. jamie: the bruins struggled at td garden's last year and through the first four games this year, just one victory. they hope for better luck tonight against buffalo. brad marsh and wrister gets a goal. 1-0 boston.
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for half minutes later, riley nash with his first of the year and david pasternak adds another power-play goal. to the three finalists for each of their major postseason awards. mookie betts, after his tremendous season this year, is an m.v.p. finalist in the american league, along with mike trout of the angels. rick porcello led the american league in wins this year he is a indians and the tigers justin verlander. and in the national league, dartmouth graduate kyle hendricks is a cy young award finalist. the others are jon lester of the cubs and max scherzer of the nationals. the kentucky basketball team is ranked second in the nation and they will be playing on national tv a lot, which means we will be able to see the freshman from manchester playing a lot.
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exhibition against clarion recently and over the weekend, and he's got 16 points and seven rebounds against asbury. three of our local division two college soccer teams are going to the ncaa tournament. snhu, franklin pierce, and merrimack. the ravens and merrimack will play each other. s&h you will play lemoine. the colby women's soccer team will play -- the colby-sawyer womens soccer team will play institute of technology on saturday. the keene state women's field hockey team has made the turn it in division three. the saint anselm college field hockey team is in the tournament for the first year ever. there is your newest fcs called
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croydon home are being rehabilitated. tom: the dogs range in age from three weeks to much older and many are extremely malnourished. it could take weeks before any of the dogs are well enough to be adopted. they >> do need a of medical attention. >> several of them have never logical issues. they are fair -- have neurological issues. they are very wobbly. there is one that is blind. tom: work. it could take weeks before the dogs are put up for adoption. i am sure there will be a lot of good families. shelley: beautiful day for election day. mike: you could not ask for much better. temperatures 10 degrees above average. it is coldest friday night into saturday night before temperatures get back to the average. could not be better
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molly's not thinking about cancer today, but three years from now, a routine screening will catch it early and make all the difference. so when chris sununu voted to cut funding for planned parenthood, cutting access to cancer screenings and birth control for thousands of women, it's politics for him. for molly, it's the rest of her life. the stakes are too high to make chris sununu governo. this advertisement has been paid for by put new hampshire first
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