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wcvb newscenter 5 at 4:30 starts right now. the university of new hampshire campus in durham where the president is getting ready to rally hillary clinton supporters. president obama is not there, but the presidential seal is there. he should be there soon will -- clinton is locked in a close rate with trump. trump is holding a rally in manchester later on. anchor: it is one of the most hotly contested issues.
efforts to get the vote in their favor. todd kazakiewich is live outside the state house and has more. reporter: ed and jc, they have showed the battle is especially fierce andoth sides are presenting their closing arguments. they are working the phones and they are reaching out to voters and talking to voters directly. the yes on 4 side shows that it is present and legalizing it would bring a tax proponants of legalization, but they say this particular piece of legislati is deeply flawed. it favors the industry and puts public health and safety at risk. we'll hear from both sides. first yes on 4. >> take the commerce out of the criminal market and put it in a regulated market that pays taxes and creates jobs and drives down youth access. >> this ballot question is 24
deeply flawed. it could -- it puts the profits of the industry ahead of the health and safety of our communities. reporter: and both sides say the voters are favoring legal eye swreation and that's why they say turnout could make a difference on this ballot question. jc and ed? ed: massachusetts is not the only ones voting. it is on the ballot in maine, california, arizo nevada. three other states will decide on legalizing it for medical purposes. according to gallop polls, the number of adults who smoke pot has doubled in three years. marijuana is currently legal in four states and the district of columbia. ed: we return now to new hampshire and a tight race in theate is unholding right now. jc: she wants to help the democrats take control of the
has the latest. reid? reporter: and snorkelly making a stop here, several campaign stops in new hampshire. it is part of her day long approach in the campaign. she spent timeut there campaigning including spending time right now with president obama. both candidates taking a grassroots approach meaning answering q as for now it is far too close of a race to call. it will come down to the independents. 40% ofhe electorat in new hampshire are independent and that's the largest independent vote in the country. to that end the money that has been spent here has surpassed the $100 million mark making ithe mostensive in state history. money aside, the candidates say they are both focused on the people. >> people in new hampshire expect to meet you one on
that's why it is important to talk to people directly. >> i want to talk to the granite staters about what is at stake in the senate election. reporter: with this race it is quite possible the results could be directly tied to the bitter presidential election. i presented that scenario to both candidates and they both agreed that new hampshire voters are slaughters to death. ed: there is a new poll that shows the democrats again control the state house. he is the younger son of john and it polled 45 to 35%. jc: a sigh of relief for philadelphia as the transit strike is resolved in time for election day. a tentative deal was supported by the transit agency known as septa and a union representing thousands of workers. septa says it includes higher
it will be fully restored by tomorrow. the strike's end has been pivotal for democrats ahead of election day to ensure voters can get to the polls. turnout in philadelphia is crucial for a democratic victory in the keystone state. jc: we have the presidential candidates covered. they i will ad, dash they will both be in new york city. our live reports start tomorrow afternoon. ed: let's talk about the weather. harvey, will weather get harvey: certainly not here. it looks great here. it will booy milder tomorrow after the early morning. the temperatures will be dropping into the 20s and 30s and there will be frost around dawn in the southern suburbs, but look what happens. the skies are clearing down toward cape cod and it has been beautiful to the north and west. high pressure is in firm
you look to the west it is mild and 65 in cleveland and detroit, for example. we will not only let you know about election day, but the rest of the week as well. jc? jc: a new clue in a murder investigation. they say this dark model nissan was seen in the fatal shooting last month. a florida man died after being found with gunshot wounds in the orlando sentinal said he was a suspect for murder at the time of his death. ed: quite a scene in cambridge. a car ending up in the charles river following a two-car they say it collided and the driver of this car failed to put it in park after the crash sending it into the water. no one was inside at the time, but one person hurt in the
ed: traffic was tied up in dorchester after a crash involving a u haul truck. h happened -- it happened about 7:00 in the morning. the truck is on its side and it is wedged against the wall itself. at the managed to pull it free and it was taken from the ear. jc: the boston police department announced changes in the vetting process. this after two boston police offirs constable last month. they are notifying con tabs they will be fingerprinted so they can run background checks. because of previous limitations they did not know kirk fig gaw figueroa had that criminal record outside massachusetts. jc: a new hampshire mother is due in court after her 7-year-old accidentally ran over her 2-year-old daughter. she faces criminal charges and they say she gave her car keys to a 7-year-old to start the
over the toddler. the 2-year-old was hurt, but doing okay. she faces child endangerment charges. ed: he -- tracy davies blood alcohol was four times the legal limit when her car went downhill in reverse. this was on saturday night. it crashed into a rob. into a rock. she was taken to the hospital after going in and out of consciousness. ed: know what started this fire in roxbury. the fire departmentals "the herald" that the physical evidence needed to determine a cause is a pile of rubble. the home was recently condemned and residents did complain about squatters. jc: now a missing mom in california. her family believes she may have been abducted.
reporter:the husband of the mother of two is speaking out. >> she was definitely taken against her will. reporter: the 34-year-old described as a supermom has been missing for five days seemingly vanishing without a trace on wednesday afternoon while out on a jog. >> i received a text message from her at 10:37 a.m. that day asking me if i was coming home from lunch. i usually don't bring my personal phone in o message until 1:39 p.m. later that day. reporter: alarms going up for family members after she failed to pick up her two young kids from child care later that afternoon. >> she could have dropped the phone, but she never in a million years would not pick up our children at a time she normally would have. reporter: he traced her cell phone using the find my phone app discovering it near the side of the road.
due to the suspicious circumstances. reporter: she was last seen wearing a pink jogging top. search teams over the past five days are scouring the surrounding area for clues trying to piece together what could have possibly happened to this beloved mother. >> she has a family who loves hr. please bring her home. reporter: the family is offering a $50,000 reward to anybody who can provide any information leading to the missing woman's location. wcvb newscenr ed: you have seen this scene behind me many times before. the critical moments and now the focus of a teal. he faces murder charges after shooting walter scott. today the officers who responded to the scene testified that the original officers accounting contridicts the cell phone video from that day. both said he told them he shot scott after he grabbed his taser and then threatened him with it.
it will be in los angeles and and he is acced of murdering his friend sus berman16 years ago. she had information on the unsolved disappearance of his first wife. he gained national attention when he was featured in a documentary series "the jinx." jc: beauty products, millions use them, but are they safe? still ahead, woman is taking action to make sure the stuff on the shelf isn't bad for your health. ed: and wildlife is burning in tennessee. a wildfire and how much damage it has done and what investigators are blaming for that fire getting started in the first place. harvey: and we will not only look at our weather locally, but we will see where wet spots are are so to speak. jc: right n the stage i
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i will be alternating between eating popcorn and eating my finger nails. jc: warren made an appearance on ellen. she had fun on the show, but a she also made her final pitch for hillary clinton and praised all female candidates running for office thi year. ed: a quarter of 5 and let's take a look at the traffic. you can see the sun is completely in the shadows. the pike is moving nicely in both directions. and go around the area and see what we have for drive times. you are still moving quickly. the first leg, 93 to newton rner is taking yo 1 minutes. that's not that bad. 128 is not bad. the 128 south is a little slow. from where the tolls were to 495 we'll take you 36
nicely. all in all, not too bad, jc. jc: right now crews in tennessee are struggling to contain a wildfire. it started four days ago and burned 1400 acres. investigators suspect it is arson and not a result of dry conditions and no injuries reported there. lots of issues around the country with wildfires in different spots. but you have a little rain coming our way. harvey: yes i think wednesday essentially. that's our one chance in the there is about a zippo chance. look how mild it is in 9 midwest. dooy troit and cleave -- detroit and cleveland. jc: it is great there is no major weather to keep palm from the polls. harvey: and it is finally leaving the cape where it has been stubborn, but sunshine from boston north and west and really a good looking day around boston, no question about that. we widen out and notice this big storm out in the ocean.
the cape and the last of the cloudiness. we have a nice stretch of clear skies and then we get to the midwest. there are showers in nebraska and a little moisture out of the gulf of mexico, but you can see more cloudiness and the only other areas may rotate in. that's the overall picture across the country. look at the already you can see how much of the country is in the 60s and the 70s and a few 50s. that rail moderate tomorrow. around the country it is just the gulf coast and a few spots in the midwest that will be wet and maybe a little around the pacific north west and the temperatures will be mild like they are today. all right. let's check it out and it is 44 in boston now with the
not much wind tonight, but the air is dry and the skies are clear. starting out in the 40s, but it won't take much to get to freezing and below in the suburbs. that's where i expect a fair amount of frost forming overnight and early tomorrow. once the sun is up for a couple of hours it will be milder. election day across the area, look at your afternoon temperatures. upper 50s, low 60s, a ind -- not a lot of wind. you'll start out with clear skies and in the 40s for the most part by midmorning and then moving up easily to the 50s. upper 40s for the evening. whether you are voting early, midday or late, the conditions are going to be pretty good. high pressure is in firm control tomorrow. the next weather change occurs on wednesday. that's when this front makes
west. wednesday looks like a much cloudier day. it could be a band of showers in western mass moving in there during the morning. will that translate to boston in eastern mass some maybe, maybe not. this wave of low pressure will cause a lot of the moisture to contract toward it later in the afternoon and evening. it could be the best chance of a steady period of rain. here is that will move off and the skies will clear on thursday and it will be somewhat chillier at that time. check it out. your next seven days and there you have it. beautiful election day weather, but clouds take over by wednesday and a few showers are likely and maybe a steadier period of rain. breezy and colder wednesday into thursday. friday also could have a spot
moderate quickly by sunday afternoon. that's how the weekend is looking so far. back to you guys. jc: the average woman is using 12 beauty products. ed: there is no regulation for many of the products. that prompted a local business owner to take action. reporter: inside the lane the shelves are line #ed with natural but outside her doors are the reason she started the business. 1300 beauty products banned compared to 11 in the u.s. >> i can't believe there are no laws. >> you are -- according to the environmental working group 10,000 will be making
right now the ingredients do not come under scrutiny. >> so long as they do not make medical planes, there is no regulation. the unknown fact is a lot of what is sold and we put on our skin is not regulate #ed and we don't know what the ingredients do if anything. >> there is legislation pending to change that. it would give the fda more products, but until that happens they hope to fill the gap. >> it would be a space for people to learn and ask those questions. reporter: there are several on-line resources to check ingredients. environmental working groups is one and if you want to tryout natural beauty we have recipes you can make with ingredients you already have at home. click on health.
ed: toys r us is facing backlash for a holiday shopping decision. jc: what is causing them controversy. hi, ben. >> ben: coming up, our election 2016 coverage continues. a final push by donald trump and hillary clinton. the candidates are on the campaign trail right now. and 5 on the opioid crisis. new numbers are shedding new light on dea massachusetts. plus this -- >> it was a terrifying experience. >> and tonight, i got your back with ways to avoid being
but they do on question 2. they agree opponents have run a "campaign of misinformation" to spread "fear through white, affluent neighborhoods." they agree in the suburbs question 2 will have "no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker
in voting yes on 2. shire has a very clear choice: do we keep going with a senator who repeatedly votes with the corporate special interests... or a new senator who sides with the people of new hampshire? my focus has always been on creating opportunity for working families: making college and job training more affordable. lowering prescription drug costs. and always protecting a woman's right to make her own health care decisions. these are my priorities, why i approve th message... and why i respectfully ask
ed:let's look at your economy. the stocks are rebounding snapping a nine-day losing streak. many oll the chances to win the presidency for hillary clinton. ed: a third of the pilots is based out of the teen next airport. jc: they say pilots are losing their job or that american is ut king the number of flights out of the city, but it means pilots will have to move or commute to other bases for work. ed: toys r us will host a shopping marathon on
doors at 5:00 p.m. on the holiday itself and stay open for 30 straight hours. this year many malls and shops are staying close all of thanksgiving. they are not allowed to open because of blue laws. we have
some wonderful news from the upcoming wonder woman movie. >> still ahead at 4:30, what she announced
? our neighborhood public schools. they are the bedrock of our communities. the place
where 96% of our kids are educated. but even now, these local schools are losing more than 400 million dollars a year to privately-run charter schools. and if question 2 passes, it will only get worse. we can't let that happen. to protect our public schools and the right of all our kids to a quality education,
this year and will reprize her role. ed: we are just getting started newscenter 5 at 5:00 with ben and jc continues. >> ben: the final push to election day. the big shot light that is shining on new hampshire. harvey: breaking down the election day forecast and the temperature changes that follow. >> ben: others are enjoying a over time investigation to the oftener for -- to the governor for answers. >> it was a terrifying experience. >> ben: i have your best defense against ripoff artists. >> from boston's news leader this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 5:00. >> ben: they are receiving a final push. donald trump and hillary clinton are kris crossing the battleground states hoping to
jc: new polls released put clinton ahead of trump. most polls has clinton at 46.6% and trump at 43.3%. newscenter 5 has you covered and we go to john atwater who is focusing on the clinton campaign. reporter: the margins are very narrow going into election day and hillary clinton is hitting the states that could help her secure a w hillary clinton is back in pennsylvania where her lead has slipped in the last few weeks. >> in pennsylvania it is all about election day. reporter: it is one of two visits she will make to the state where 20 electoral votes are on the line. she is also campaigning in michigan and north carolina. before voting begins she is suggesting a critical difference between her and the republican nominee. >> anger is not a plan, my friends. if we're going to harness our