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bro younger brother but they didn't know if they acted alone orwhether there was ongoing plot and they requested-- questioned jarar while being streeted at the hospital. he said no one had knowledge of the plan before the attack nor did they tell anyone after the attack hit occurred. he he told them there were no other explosives and that each brother decide on their own where they would stop near finish line and place the bombs. tsarnaev said they built the bombs at his proper's came easy. because instructions were bosh- - brother's cambridge home that it was easy because instruction were online. he didn't warn any of his friends to stay away because he didn't ware if they got hurt. there's also new information about tamerlan tsarnaev. immigration documents object tanned by the boston --on obtained by the boston globe those three months before the bombings he passed a test for
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allegiance to the united states and denying any throirchtion terrorism. links to terrorism. some say authorities should have raised red flags as he applied for citizenship because he traveled overseas and he had no arrest report but immigration official say no errors were committed. >> thank you. tonight mayor mark new ham -- merrimack new hampshire is remembering a police officer shot and killed on the first day on the job in virginia. 28-year-old ashley guindon graduated from merrimack high school. police draped the department with bunting in her honor. she died responding to a domestic violence call. today her former high school principal reflected on the loss. >> it's national story and should be a national story. but for us, it's intensely local. and intensely personal. >> police say ronald hamilton an active duty army staff
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turning the gun on guindon and two others officers. students and staff remembered him with a moment of silence. turning to weather now. we tied a record high here in boston today with temperatures reaching well into the 60s. we have a live look for you at boston tonight. it's tempting to feel winter is over but we are not in the clear. >> it's about over but a chance for rintry mix in the forecast this week. so we are getting to the end of the path. today's high 64 in boston which should tie a record. it's been 33 february 29th but record highs are similar this time of the season. and worcester seat new mark. 57 degrees which breaks the record set in 1976. we also saw the 9th day over 60 this winter in boston so we will end up the with second most in boston. so it's been a very mild stretch. and pretty comfortable tonight. we are watching some colder air across new york state and especially in southeastern canada. that air is going to filter in tonight. most of the chill is after
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cold front moves through. mainly clear skies will fall back into the 20s for suburbs and 31 in the city of boost the are -- city of boston and tomorrow a quiet day if you are heading out to voting. and wednesday the next storm brace wintry mix to rainfall and we will look at timeline for that and another one we are watching for the end of the week in a little bit. >> thank you. we are just 13 hours away from the polls opening in massachusetts. a lot of a win or loss in the primaries could make or break campaigns. democratic race in massachusetts expected to be a very close one. a new wbz umass amherst poll shows hillary clinton beating bernie sanders by 3 percentage points but 9% of voters undecided it really is anybody's game. on republican side donald trum. front runner in massachusetts with 47% of the vote. marco rubio and ted cruz tied for second with 15%.
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massachusetts and one territory will hold the primaries or caucuses tomorrow. >> hundreds of delegates could have significant impact on the democratic race for the white house especially jim smith is live in milton tonight where bernie sanders is about to hold a rally. pretty quiet -- crowded there jim. >> reporter: even several states are involved nationally in super tuesday the two democratic front-runners are right here in massachusetts tonight. and that includes bernie sappeders. he is -- sanders he is here due to speak in about an hour at >> bernie bernie. >> reporter: the long lines formed early outside milton high school. a packed house expected for a bernie sanders appearance on the eve of super tuesday. sanders still faces an uphill battle but the race is tight here in massachusetts. and his supporters are pumped. >> we think he is a good human
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seems like he got integrity. >> notes going to be bought so i mean, for me that's like that automatically just puts people behind him. >> i think he has a shot against hillary nationally and think massachusetts is going to be tough tomorrow. >> i need your help tomorrow. >> reporter: hillary is also in massachusetts tonight. a sign of just how close the race is here. at a late afternoon rally in boston she concentrated not on bernie sanders but instead, took a not so veil swipe at donald trump. >> and where those political voice who is basically tried to say you have to agree with me orelse, are being louder and loud are we need to say no. no. in democracy we work together. >> reporter: back here live at milton high school again burn bernie sanders slated to speak about 7 p.m. or shortly there after.
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candidate he insist that there is a very long way to go and many states still to come. but the . of fact is yes -- point of fact is yes soup are tuesday may make or break his campaign. bz news. >> thanks -- wbz news. >> in virginia. a reporter who was trying to get a shot of protesters was roughed up by the secret service. this time magazine reporter is seen on video yelling at the agent who can throws the photographer to the ground. and the photographer later said outside the rally he is fine and will not press charges. for marco rubio ted cruz and john kasich and ben carson super tuesday is battle to stay in the race. jon keler is here of course. -- keller is here of course so will anything be decided and is anything final. >> reporter: it could be the end of the line for ben carson who is running out of money and
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competitive in lot of states. but, keep in mind super tuesday primaries are not winner take all so even across the board trump romp won't end but it could be the beginning of the end. especially if he loses the biggest prize of all texas to ted cruz. the home state senator. now that will likely embolden cruz to stay in the race and continue splitting the antitrump vote with marco rubio. and that would almost surely seal the deal for trump as the winner take all phase of gop race kicks in on march 15th. if he walks away with the big prizes on that day, delegate rich states like florida north carolina illinois and ohio, he will have won in all regions of the country and in key swing states. and what's left of the party will then have to make a choice. keep fighting a losing battle or start thinking about november and the question of what you do now. >> and the language and
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weekend and so people are going to have a decision to make aboutembracing him or opossession the nomination. >> reporter: -- opposing the >> reporter: there's a lot of hurt feelings and he think if he so is up the nomination it will be up to - if he sews up the nomination it will be up to party. without the party united he's got a tough road in november. >> a fascinating year. >> reporter: you know it's not been dull i will say that. >> jon keller thanks so much so remember, wbz has you covered tomorrow join us for super tuesday special election coverage on my tv38 at 8 and then at 10cbs news has a prime time special on wbz and stay with us for wbz news at 11 for a sol super tuesday wrap up. the boston based film spotlight took home best picture at the academy awards which is based on boston globe investigation that revealed a sex abuse scandal at the catholic church. mayor walsh congratulated
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>> i don't know what was going on behind the scenes they read the story. but they didn't know all the stuff behind the scenes and it was real interesting portrayal certainly gave me a different appreciation for investigative reporting. >> huge night for spotlight as it won best screenplay last night. still to come, this has all the makeings of. [audio not understandable] >> fake crime scene at a local school but a -- got a little too real and gave a teacher's response she didn't expect. >> and tom brady's new deal. what he signed and what it means for the patriots. >> and a young boy in the fight of his life gets a little extra encouragement from the community.
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left him in a wheelchair. >> he and his family was sent on the trip of a lifetime but little did they know a big surprise would be waiting for them at home. paul burton has the heart warming story all new at 6. >> to keep your head up. don't look towards the positive and not the negatives. >> reporter: i know it sounds clicheish for but 10-year-old connor he's example of how to see positive through the negative even when it comes to stage 4 terminal cancer. >> they are looking for a cure so i think there's something out there that will work. >> reporter: last year he was diagnosed with gleeo blast onlia after the extremely talented hockey player woke up and discovered he couldn't move his legs. >> there's nothing that is going to stop it from continuing. so we are trying to find something that will slow it down. >> reporter: but connor's personality brings a smile to everyone what comes around him. and he just won student of the month. >> i won student of the month for perseverance and never giving up. >> reporter: the family
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trip from the bahama the community got together and sprinkle the town in the blue and orange rib ox on -- ribbons on trees and poles. >> you follow the rib ox and it led to a wall and it hash my name -- ribbons and it led to a wall that had my name on the wall and it was the coolest. >> when it hits home it hits hard and just the support network in natick it's huge. >> reporter: his trainer and wife came up with the idea. >> blue is one of his favorite colors and orange fits the red hair and we put those together. >> wanted something that would just you know speak to him and let him know we are all thinking of him. >> reporter: all four young men -- for young man teaching others,000 persevere. >> how-- what to do to keep it going gone and think if i keep my legs moving it will get rid of it. >> working with the trainer and working hard. >> and he smiled that entire
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stronger than adults. >> it's true. and you know everybody in natick loves to see him with a smile. >> and we will root him on you can see it's beautiful day outside. >> beautiful. and much to my neighbor's reloof i took down. >> i christmas decorations-- relief i took down the christmas decorations. >> no way. >> i am that guy. >> wow. >> it was so beautiful i couldn't deal with it anymore. >> i am not going to argue my christmas tree was up until january 21st i think this year. so it was a real tree and it survived. we are giving up on winter a weird month this february. we had blizzard and coldest air in generations back on valentine's day and above average snow in boston and the warmest temperatures in february since 97 and earliest severe thunderstorm watch for boston and plenty of days in the 50s and 60s so both sides of the aisle but all tolled you note storeity winter has been a warm -- story, the winter has been the warmest one and will
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a little behind 2001 and 2002. 52 in the city # 50 -- 50 in lawrence. 30s are in the berkshires one cold front mobbed through and produced rain showers a stronger cold front off to the west will deliver the colder air by tomorrow morning. so when you wake up on tuesday we are in the 20s to lower 30s and chill returns and it'stypical cold and a much more seasonal day and we begin march and it's in like a lamb and weather will cooperate. chilly in the morning. low 40s through the midday andbright skies tomorrow. cloud won't thicken up until late in the afternoon and evening. and there's the highs about 20 degrees cooler than what we had out there today. but this is more like it for this time of the season. now as we move towards tomorrow night, next storm system starts to approach and it might be cold enough for a little bit of sleet and freezing rain a little before midnight. think northern worcester county may see a little bit of this
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different than the last couple. it doesn't have the same punch and we don't expect the big thunderstorms and the cold air is not as deep so it's not going to stick around for as long. so the bottom line is during the overnight a little sleet and freezing rain is possible. by the time we wake up on wednesday morning i think everyone is above freezing so rain showers a few down pours on wednesday morning. and most of this is up until lunchtime. by lunch we are starting to dry out. so looks like a wet wednesday morning. a little bit of thunder and lightning is possible. not expecting severe weather like last time and drying out bringing in colder air on wednesday afternoon. next system we watch is a larger storm and it's a winter storm that's going to be snow on the northern end of it. right now it looks south of us. so not expecting a significant hit here in new-land at this time. but we are several days out and this is something we are going to monitor. and best chance of seeing some snowfall from this, would be the cape and islands as well as the south coast right now. and at this point it's snow showers. so we will track the progressthat comes north and it
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south and it's a total none event. we expect colder air. that moves in on wednesday afternoon after a mild morning. and then thursday, friday, below average temperatures that weekend. and this might be the last hurrah for winter it looks chilly but next week signs point towards a big warmup and i think a lot of spring fever next week. so david and paula a few more chilly days we can handle. thanks so much. >> oh, yes go ahead. >> we have exciting news. >> i am so sorry. >> wednesday's child is returning here to wbz. >> this is the long time segment jack williams founded 35 years ago and it features children who need adoptive families. when jack retired a lot of people asked all of us if we would continue wednesday's child and so, queer pleased to announce we are relaunching it the first wednesday child's story will be this wednesday at 5 and 6 on wbz and at 10 on my tv38.
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we have had chance to meet some of the kids. >> so adorable. they are the best. >> can't wait to see wednesday's segment. steve burton is here to talk sports and patriots news. >> we said this morning the sun was shining the birds were chirping and it was not just good weather. >> on a monday mind you. >> that's right. >> tom brady and patriots agreed on a two year extension and he will be here through 2019 and maybe longer. he will be 42 adam schefter from espn reports the agreement but brady was scheduled to make 9 million this upcoming season and 10 million the year after. his last contract was due to expire at the end of 2017 and he was coming off one of the year-old. touchdowns. cap space. hockey trade deadline came and bruin. he is said to be a free agent
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without the b's gig anything in return. bruins gm said he gave it a lot of thought and didn't pull the trigger. >> the deal had to be right has to be right for the organization for me to do that. and that's what i was entrusted to do and i will continue to do and for me loui is a important part of what we are doing now and to be in a position we are in and it could be also for a extended period of time if we find a deal. >> sweepey made a -- sweeney made a couple moves. he was the leading scorer this season with 16 goals and 25 assist and 63 games the b's are the 9th team he played for in 11 seasons. so sweeney acquired john michael liles in exchange for a third round pick and 5th rounder in 2017 and minor leagueor.
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goals and 9 assists this season. and he is 13th in the national hockey league. fort myers red sox playing first two games today against ramirez seeing live action at first base and he was fine he added a single and double. and in the fourth no score 2 onand he crushes the home runner and making it 3-0 sox and they blank the eagles 6-0 and they beat northeastern by a score of 8-3. so they their you go that's sports for now guys. >> all right. >> after you. >> thanks so much. still to come, the mbta is getting back on track when it comes to money.
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spending materials and services and increase in advertising revenue and real estate helped close the budget gap. but the t says it had need to raise fares to address maintenance and service issues. and just this afternoon the mbta voted unanimously to end the late night service by march 18th. saying they simply can't afford to keep it going. right now the boston city council is holding a public hearing on the plan to arm northeastern university police. school says officers need semiautomatic rifles in case of emergencies. boston police don't agree with that saying the use of firearms is not necessary. a fake crime scene almost turned into a real thing in west bridge water. a mother dropping off her kids saw what she thought looked like a body in field. y see this and she called 911. you can see from the pictures it looks like something fliesshowed up and called for backup and reeled realize twad as mock crime scene for
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the teacher said she notified the police day shift but forgot to tell the overnight crew. into yeah that is something -- yeah that's something you want to follow up on. leaping into our hearts. >> we will introduce you to just one of a number of very special babies born on leap year. clear clar it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows
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a nice picture tonight of a special delivery on leap day. >> happy birthday to little eden born this afternoon at beth israel deaconess hospital she and 11 other babies were born today and they will set great once every four years because it's leap day of leap year congratulations to all those new parents and we have been debating the question when do you celebrate your birthday. >> 28th.
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>> as a mom of four it's almost midnight and you can have a leap year baby and you can or can't which do you pick? >> i would have leap year baby. >> see you at 11. >> pelley: on the eve of super tuesday, trump clashes with black lives matter protesters. >> get 'em out. get 'em out. out. out, out, o out. >> pelley: also tonight, a cop is gunned down on her first day on the job. the big chain food company pleads guilty to selling parmesan that had no parmesan. and david martin with an american hero. >> it's five bronze stars, two purple hearts? >> that's correct. >> pelley: and now the highest military honor of all. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.

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