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cooking, the best cooki segments over the last four decades. >> good recipes. emily: good morning. it' s friday, november 6th. i' m emily riemer. randy: i' m randy price. breaking news overnight on the eyeopener. a body taken from a building, this time in boston. the investigation underway right now. emily: airline security getting a boost after this deadly russian plane crash. the concerns abroad that have u.s. airlines taking action. randy: new problems for an already troubled boston bridge. the red flags left behind after costly repairs. cindy has a look at your forecast. it feels like summertime. cindy: you are feeling a touch of humidity in the air as well.
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re waking up in the lower 60' s utley up to portsmouth, new hampshire this morning. a couple of showers you can see elsewhere and a fair amount of cloud cover ahead of a frontal boundary. despite a fair amount of clouds, i do think we will jump up pretty quickly. around 70 degrees by lunchtime. if we get enough sun, especially north and west town, that' s where we could see our warmest temperatures into the mid 70' s, with a high 74 in boston. look at the records today. we will be near record highs. we will break down the weekend coming up. olessa: good morning. starting things off at the pike.
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we do have construction on 93 south. roadwork near route 24 and rude 134. s' more roadwork by newton corner. north of town some construction near 2a on 128. we are expecting the trains to start the morning on schedule. emily: thank you. breaking overnight, boston police are looking into a death in dorchester. police and the medical examiner responded to 60 southern avenue before midnight. a body was taken from that building. right now it' s not clear who that person was or how they died. randy: right now u.s. airlines is doing what they can to boost security, as terrorism looms as a possibility in a deadly plane crash. emily: hundreds of people were killed when a passenger plane went down in egypt, and some think it' s the work of isis. randy: the eye' s frank holland is live at logan airport with what this means for travel to the u.s. frank? frank: intelligence leaders are keeping a closer eye o commercial flights headed to the states.
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this comes as concerns grow about a bomb taking down that russian metrojet flight last saturday. counterintelligence leaders are focusing on electronic intercepts of terrorists, talking about a bomb. but there' s no solid evidence that the terror group isis is responsible. the concern still having an impact here. u.s. airlines will reportedly add security to flights coming to america. even before the russian jet crash, an undercover sting operation last summer exposed deep security lapses at u.s. airports. >> here at home, 90% of the covert efforts by tsa approved inadequate. frank: transportation officials say the biggest focus, for now, will be enhancing security specifically for flights from the middle east. live at logan airport, frank holland, wcvb, newscenter 5. emily: thank you. other stories we' re following right now -- new information on a woman' s body found bound and burned in bridgewater. our partners at the enterprise report police now think she was killed elsewhere, then dumped in
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bridgewater. the unidentified victim was found just before midnight tuesday along railroad tracks on oak street. randy: police are still trying to figure out who was found dead inside a burned-out car in worcester. investigators spent the day chipping away at the charred ground off swan avenue, and sifting through the dirt to find clues. the medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to figure out if the person inside the car died in the fire before it started. emily: a renewed effort to solve the case of a murdered new hampshire woman. fbi agents have joined local investigators yesterday to search an area one block away from where denise robert was gunned down while walking in her neighborhood in late august. the 62-year-old newspaper employee was shot once in the head. no suspect has been identified. a reward to help solve the murder has now topped $42,000. randy: newscenter5 on the opioid crisis. there' s a new look at one cause of the deadly epidemic. the eye' s antoinette antonio is live at the state house with the new revelations.
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antoinette: the concern here is the painkiller fentanyl. new data from the department of public health shows a huge spike in fatal overdoses linked to the painkiller. the data shows that over the last year, the number of people who fatally overdosed with fentanyl in their system topped 330 cases. that' s a more than 50% spike from the previous 12-month period. it' s not clear if fentanyl was the actual cause of death in those instances. the department of public health does not know how many of the total overdose deaths in the state last year are linked to fentanyl. other states do keep track of that information, and governor baker says it' s time massachusetts starts doing a the same. dph officials say they are working to overhaul their reporting system. in all there were 1200 overdose deaths statewide in 2014. antoinette antonio, wcvb,
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emily: new this morning, trouble for a high-traffic boston bridge after nearly $57 million in renovations. right now, engineers are throwing up red flags on the alford street bridge, which connects everett to charlestown. that includes loose pieces in the metal grid system on the movable part of the bridge. no fender to guide ships under the bridge correctly. and defective switches that open and lower the drawbridge. that function has failed at least three times this year. including this incident, in march, when the bridge was stuck in an open position, backing up traffic for miles. randy: commitment 2016. some big names are out of the next republican debate. chris christie and mike huckabee now have been relegated to the under-card debate. they' re joined by bobby jindal and rick santorum. these are the eight candidates who will appear in the main fox business debate on tuesday. hillary clinton is coming out with strong words for her republican opponents. the eye' s erika tarantal joins us with the late-night appearance.
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erika: the democratic presidential contender appeared on "jimmy kimmel" last night. she said she was both appalled and amused as she watched the last republican debate, suggesting the candidates avoided serious issues. mrs. clinton: i just wish she they big issues. erika: clinton declined to say much about ben carson, who has a 10-point lead over her in the newest quinnipiac poll. kimmel did mention carson' s latest headline-making statement, about a biblical figure building the egyptian pyramids. clinton simply said presidential contenders have to watch what they say. she spent more time joking about her husband if he becomes a and what to call him if he becomes a "first spouse." mrs. clinton: it is more complicated with him. i have to really work on this.
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jimmy: the first president lady. erika: clinton joked she' d win if she ran against her husband. she says she' ll be watching donald trump' s appearance on "saturday night live." emily: thank you. bernie sanders files to get his name on the new hampshire ballot. there was a bit of controversy surrounding his status. primary candidates must declare themselves as members of the party whose nomination they seek. sanders is a longtime independent, but declared himself a democrat yesterday. school' s computer. randy: the response that prompted a huge march. plus -- >> the week after i turned 16. randy: she' s talking about her teacher. 5 investigates on why it wasn' t a crime, and what the woman is doing to change that. emily: breakthrough surgery in boston. one woman, now defying the odds. the clinical trial here that
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cindy: it has been a warm week and today is the last day of
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors. in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics,
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and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. randy: a celebration 10 years in the making. emma morgan was supposed to live just two weeks, but a breakthrough surgery saved her life. the team at mass general has made significant strides with the implantable heart pump. emily: and that is what keeps her going. emma had a massive heart attack 10 years ago. she chose to enter a clinical trial, the first patient in new england to have the heartmate 2 implant. it' s a lighter, more streamlined version of the original heart pump. the past 10 years have been all about teamwork, with emma
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>> they have been good years. all our kids were young. she got out of high school and went to college. emily: the heartmate 2 is now fda approved, and more than 10,000 patients are living with it. randy: no-shave november is well underway. and some local firefighters are putting down their razors to raise awareness for men' s health. including the firetruck. hanson fire posted this photo to facebook, taking part in the annual movember. it' s all to bring more attention to prostate cancer and prevention. emily: you are ahead of the curve. looking good for years. randy: a spooky discovery near a landmark in new york city. emily: the decades-old find that construction workers dug up. and a 3-month-old puppy lost at
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the hey mom, i could use some basil. oh, sure thing, sweetie. r life is eating out of a flower pot. wait where' s the? right. it' s being a food paparazzi. rhoney, your rump roast just broke the internet. as it should. and a takeout romantic. dessert! happy anniversary. life is mucho, and grande. life is eating, laughing, loving
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randy: you feel like dancing this morning. emily: what a week we have had. cindy: yesterday was the warmest of the day. 76 yesterday. emily: it is like early september whether. cindy: up into the 70' s yesterday. 77 in salem. you get the idea. what about today?
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your record for this date is 70. the record high in boston is 73. i think we will get there if not surpass it. look out west. denver, 34 this morning. el paso, 42. the jet stream is in a high amplitude flow right now. the big ridge in the east. that' s why the temperature extremes. the jet stream is going to settle down. right now it is warm out the door, lower 60' s right now. 62 in boston on the cape.most of the shower activity is southeast of nantucket. then there is a break in the action before we run into more rain. this is the leading edge of
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cooler air. a strong push of southwesterly wind. notice the winds will be close to 20 miles per hour all day long, but that is a warm wind. i think the temperature will surge to about 70 in marshfield. the warmest readings from boston north and west, lower and middle 70' s for highs today. could be a couple of showers on the south coast. sunshine by early afternoon up to the merrimack valley. into the evening hours, the showers are drying up. cannot rule out a spot shower through the overnight. we do hang on to a fair amount of clouds tonight. high temperatures tomorrow holds pretty close to 60 degrees.
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the boundary. saturday will feature a fair amount of clouds, 60 degrees. bright sunshine on sunday. for the patriots game, sunshine, breezy 10-20. near 50 degrees, not terribly cold. then we bounce back up to about 60 by early next week. >> maybe we' ll adjust skip winter. cindy: this has been enjoyable. olessa: a live look at the bridge. the leverett connector is looking good. overnight construction 93 south . that project picks of and no delays at this time. we do have some construction 93
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construction and roadwork by newton corner. so far so good if you travel north. we are expecting the trains and buses to start the morning on schedule. randy: a new view of a close call on the highway in holyoke. this is what it looked like from the driver' s seat when a 4-by-4 piece of wood flew through a woman' s windshield. right now, state troopers are warning those hauling items to be more careful and to make sure things are secure at the back. moonyean field says she saw the wood on the road before a tractor-trailer hit it, sending it inches from her face. >> it was so fast. he didn' t have time to think. randy: field says she' s keeping the wood as a reminder of how lucky she was. digging deeper into reports of students. in many cases, criminal charges are never filed. s what happened to andrea clemens.
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she tells our karen anderson that her junior-high teacher from norwood waited until she turned 16. a week after her birthday, they had their first kiss. the relationship lasted for years until she ended it. she finally broke her silence, calling her old principal, hoping to stop it from happening to anyone else. but it was too late. robert baker pled guilty in 2002 to charges related to having sex with two other students. >> could they have been spared? emily: since then, andrea has written a book and tells her story wherever she can. she' s working to make it a crime for teachers to have sex with students, even if the students are above the age of consent. randy: new this morning, the superintendent of masphee schools is now on paid administrative leave the school committee' s unanimous vote last night came just hours after brian hyde pleaded not guilty to barging into a student'
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the alleged incident happened in september when hyde entered the home without permission and went through the student' s stuff to see if she was actually a resident of the town. hyde claims he was inved inside. this morning ahead of today' s u.s. october jobs report. that report will likely influence the federal reserve' s decision on an interest rate hike in december. numbers will need to rebound from disappointing job growth over the last three months in order to justify a rise. right now, dow futures are up ahead of the release. new numbers on the gender pay gap in massachusetts. researchers found that women in the bay state make 2.2% less than men for the same job with similar qualifications. that gap widens to 3.3% for married women with children. nationwide, the study found that men' s salaries continue to increase in their early 50' s. women' s salaries plateau in their late 30' s. randy: nine minutes before 5:00
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on this friday morning. emily: a racist message at a california high school prompts a massive walk-out. the message was found on a library computer, promoting violence toward people of color. the incident is being investigated as a hate crime. the next day, students organized a rally and marched through berkeley. hundreds joined in the movement to promote peace. randy: an unlikely discovery during construction in new york city. a burial ground more than 100 years old was found near washington square park. construction crews dug up the vault while working on water mains. the area was known to be a burial ground after the revolutionary war. the landmarks preservation commission will now investigate the find. emily: a "star wars" superfan gets his last wish, to see "the force awakens." daniel fleetwood has a rare form of cancer. in july, he was given two months to live. his internet plea to see the movie before his death got the attention of the actors who play finn, chewbacca, and luke
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movie reps showed up at daniel' s home yesterday and gave him a private viewing. the movie opens on december 18th. serena williams in action off the court. randy: the thief she chased down. and what she got back from him. then new on the eyeopener at 5:00. from getting around to running errands to finding time for relaxation. new apps to boston promising to
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emily: time for your early "news to go." randy: u.s. airlines are beefing up security for flights coming to america. the concern is over this deadly crash involving a russian jet in egypt. intelligence leaders believe it may be the result of a terrorist group, though there is no solid evidence. the united states taking no chances. transportation officials say the biggest focus, for now, is enhancing security specifically for flights from the middle east. emily: a framingham high student is charged with raping a classmate behind the school. 18-year-old patrick cowart is being held on $50,000 bail. cowart claims he had consensual sex with the alleged victim when they met in the woods yesterday -- wednesday during school. school councilors say she was incoherent and possibly intoxicated when they found her. this mansfield man will be arraigned today, charged with threatening a woman and her toddler. that woman called police on david brock, claiming he went after her and the baby with a knife. police charged brock with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon. the mother and child were not
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randy: this story gets worse. the illinois officer accused of staging his death, tried to get a motorcycle gang member to kill a local city administrator. they believe the administrator was about to expose seven years of embezzling by lieutenant joe gliniewicz police say they found packets of desk that he might have wanted to use to incriminate the administrator. emily: tennis star serena williams does more than just chase down tennis shots. she chases thieves. security video captures williams running after a man who stole her cellphone while she ate lunch in san francisco. the tennis star jumped out of her seat and confronted the man, who admitted to taking the phone, and gave it back. the bruins struggle to get out of a deep freeze. their lone goal against the washington capitals came from jimmy hayes on the power play in the first period last night. but the caps would tie it up just minutes later. and they' d score three more on the night. 4-1 the final. bruins pick it up again tomorrow against the canadiens in
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randy: an impressive story of survival. this 3-month-old lab was stranded in the water off the coast of italy after falling off a ferry. great recovery. the owner had cried for the ferry to stop. but the pilot said the dog likely already drowned. a half-hour later, sailors spotted the dog paddling toward their boat. the pup, named noodle, was later reunited with his happy owner. emily: happy ending. very perseverance. there you go. randy: this is awesome this morning. cindy: this has been an unusually warm we so far in boston. more than nine degrees above average. 76 yesterday. our record high today is 73, and i think we have a chance of getting there.
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things do change this weekend. it will cool down over the course of the weekend. temperatures in the mid 60' s by 8:00 this morning. there is a little patchy fog this morning. we will likely send our temperatures into the low and mid 70' s today. there have been a couple of showers along the outer cape and nantucket overnight. this is the front that will bring in the cooler air. most of these are going to pass by to our north. the front is bringing up warmth and humidity. notice it is a little muggy with a dew point around 60 degrees. we eventually cool it down. , through the weekend saturday is warmer, but there will be some clouds around as the front
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