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announcer: now, on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- kelly ann: showers this morning and the areas that might see some snow. antoinette: a deadly accident in duxbury. the construction worker killed by a power saw. doug: the tip that led to an arrest of a hit and run suspect. that incident caught on camera. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: good morning, evod not a very pleasant sunday, november 20. but good morning anyway. i'm doug meehan. antoinette: i'm antoinette antonio. it's 8:00. we are still hovering around 46 degrees. it's going to be wet out there, kelly ann. kelly ann: absolutely. this rain and even some snow keeping those temperatures right around the 40's through much of today. keep in mind, though, it's going to feel quite a bit cooler this afternoon because the winds are pushing in and so that's going to make it feel like it's actually in the 30's for much of
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region, especially downtown boston, along 128. you'll run into rain with your travel this morning. not like earlier today, though. as we move to our west, that's where the extent of the rain/snow mix is starting to push into far western worcester county. the steady snowfall is in western new england and western new england heading right into the berkshires where the heaviest snowfall will stay throughout today and tomorrow 48 degrees. seeing light fog. the winds are just starting to pick up. gusting later this afternoon near 40 miles an hour. that's when we'll see the strength of it and again into tomorrow. there's the temperature outlook. we're as warm as it's going to get with temperatures in the upper 40's, cooling into the lower 40's as we progress throughout the afternoon. doug and antoinette? antoinette: all right, kelly ann. thank you. right now, osha is investigating a deadly construction site accident in duxbury.
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one worker was killed while working with a power saw. it happened saturday afternoon on newtown way. police say the 28-year-old man was hit in the throat. firefighters requested a helicopter transport but were told one wasn't available at the time. >> we decided to transport to the beth israel hospital in plymouth. again, significant injuries. had to call osha to come and investigate the accident. they're currently investigating that now with the duxbury police department. doug: firefighters tell us the man died of his injuries at the hospital. antoinette: a teenager is under arrest accused of dragging a man from a moving truck. police found that 17-year-old driving erratically on hooper street in worcester. the victim, who is the owner of the truck, was hanging out the driver's side door by his arm. the 45-year-old rutland man was eventually freed and he ended up with serious injuries. no word on how he ended up being dragged. that teenager, meanwhile, sped off while police followed.
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brief struggle, and he is now facing several charges. doug: an arrest has been made in this hit and run in chelsea. you may remember this from earlier last week. police say it was a tip that helped lead to the arrest of 25-year-old arnold hernandez of lynn on saturday. police say hernandez was driving a white minivan that hit a 72-year-old woman who was crossing the street friday morning. that minivan was found on saturday, police impounding it as evidence. the woman is expected to recover. we're learning more about a victim hit by a car while walking through dorchester friday night. police say the woman was a pedestrian in her 50's. she was seriously hurt in that incident on quincy street. police say the driver stayed at the scene. no charges at this time. antoinette: boston police are asking for your help to track down whoever's responsible for the latest deadly shooting in dorchester. this happened near franklin park on normandy street saturday morning. police say they were called out just before 3:00 a.m. the victim, a man in his late 20's, died at the scene. no other details about the shooting have been released.
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preparing their defense in his sentencing retrial. they'll begin their case tomorrow. sampson was sentenced to death for a murder spree in 2001 that left three people dead in massachusetts and new hampshire. he was granted a new sentencing trial on appeal. federal prosecutors rested their case on thursday after family members of those killed took the stand. doug: well, an unlikely pair holding a high-level meeting yesterday. president-elect donald trump sitting down with one of his toughest critics, former the meeting comes as trump works to fill out his cabinet. romney is reportedly in running for secretary of state. the pair met up at trump's private golf course in new jersey joined by vice president-elect mike pence. the meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes. but no sign of a done deal. >> we had a far-reaching conversation with regards to the various theaters in the world where there are interests of the united states of real
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doug: trump also met with retired marine corps general james mattis, considered a top prospect for defense secretary. the president-elect has more meetings on deck today and possibly more job announcements. another local connection to trump's presidency, manchester, new hampshire, police chief nick willard could be in line for a law enforcement position within team trump. the union leader reporting that willard and trump have engaged in conversation, the newspaper saying willard could be asked to national drug policy or the u.s. department of justice. antoinette: the president-elect also lashing out after friday night's "hamilton" performance. mike pence attended that show. video shows the v.p.-elect arriving to a crowd cheering and also booing. at the end of the show, the cast addressed pence directly, saying they hoped the show inspired him to uphold our american values. trump was not a fan of that,
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"hamilton," which i hear is highly overrated, should immediately apologize for their behavior. actor brandon dixon has a different view. >> i'm so glad that he stayed, because he stayed, and he listened. and i truly appreciate him doing that. antoinette: the tweet started yesterday when trump tweeted out that the cast harassed mike pence. somerville mayor joe curtatone making his thoughts on trump's reaction known. he tweeted this at trump. quote, you n than this or nation is in serious trouble. people are going to speak out. and your job is to listen. doug: two senior officials are asking president obama to replace the chief of the national security agency. defense secretary ash carter and director of national intelligence james clapper believe that admiral michael rogers is not working fast enough for the reorganization dealing with cyber attacks. the president wants to separate the nsa's traditional intelligence gathering from its cyber command.
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trump is reportedly considering rogers to take over clapper's job. antoinette: okay, doug, you still have a chance here. the powerball jackpot will continue to grow. doug: there were no jackpot winners in yesterday's drawing. the winning numbers, 16, 24, 28, 43, 61, and a powerball of 21. last night's jackpot was $320 million. it was the 18th drawing since the jackpot was last hit with a $359 million prize. that will get you a couple of turkeys. you can get your tickets just before 10:00 at night. antoinette: a stunning discovery at a crash scene in texas. doug: this is awful. what a tow truck driver found that everybody else missed. antoinette: also this morning -- a recall of a popular snack. the concern over a brand of hummus that's getting it pulled from store shelves. kelly ann? kelly ann: i'm tracking cool
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gusty winds that are coming next. >> monday morning on the eye, smarter choi choices. >> the expert picks that will ma
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doug: welcome back. it's 8:10. with thanksgiving just four days away, count them, one local turkey farmer says business is good. for the first year, the owners of lilac hedge farm sold just over 40 turkeys for the holiday. now five years later, they're close to selling 700.
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even though they had signups open for a couple of months for those birds, there are always customers who wait 'til the last week to order. >> the kids that are at our farmers market selling meat are also baling hay, they can tell you how the animal was raised, how it was fed. i think that's really key. people want to know where their food is coming from. doug: you know who the turkey is today? the good news is mackay says they still have a good supply left of turkeys between 14 and 20 pounds. got your tongue? doug: thank you. antoinette: the salvation army making sure everyone has a turkey on the table this thanksgiving holiday. the organization handed out nearly 2,100 meal baskets saturday at centers like this. they include a turkey, a roasting pan, vegetables, and pumpkin pie. despite the economic recovery, the salvation army says it is giving away 75% more baskets this year than five years ago. >> i think folks experiencing poverty, folks who are working a couple of part-time jobs just to
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quite experiencing the same economic recovery that everybody is. antoinette: the salvation army says thanks to generous donations, it will likely have enough thanksgiving baskets for everyone who needs one. all right. yesterday made for a fantastic day. look at that. it was amazing. this is america's hometown thanksgiving celebration in plymouth. volunteers worked so hard to make this parade a big success, and it really was. the floats honor the history o and the mayflower. it is an annual tradition for thousands of people, including the newscenter 5 eyeopener team. doug: look at that. antoinette: yeah, i took part in the parade along with randy, emily, cindy and olessa. what a great time it was. thank you, everyone in plymouth, for making us feel so welcome. kelly ann: getting those muscles
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that. kelly ann: mainly staying to the west. winter storm warnings through the berkshires and mountains which is where it all starts before it heads our way. doug: look at this. kelly ann: here's the snowfall forecast. most of us seeing a few wet snowflakes for late tonight into early tomorrow morning. nothing impressive. as we move out to the west, that's where that grassy coating will be possible. moving especially onto the hills of worcester county and eventually moving out towards those mountains where we could the highest mountains in the northern berkshires and extending through the green mountains of vermont as well. so that's where a lot of that snow is going to confine itself for not only today but tomorrow morning as well. you'll be surprised to see the radar keeping that snowfall very persistent for some of our western locations. here's a look what's going on overhead right now. we do have spotty showers making its way into some of our eastern sections. not the heavy band we were seeing early this morning.
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starting to see signs of a mix into far western portions of worcester county, but the best snowfall is working through the berkshires and upstate new york. temperatures heading out right now pretty much where it's going to be all day. as we add the winds in for this afternoon, it's going to feel even cooler, that wind-chill factor coming into fact. 37 degrees in springfield. colder where we have the snowfall. vi 50 degrees. boston right now at 48 degrees. that's as warm as it's going to get. low to mid 40's for this afternoon. futurecast showing clouds very persistent through much of the coastline where there's a chance of spotty rains throughout the day. the snowfall, however, mainly staying to our west and then just barely extending toward worcester as we head into the afternoon and evening. it's in the worcester hills
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-- accumulation. mainly dry for much of the region from 495 eastward. that snow chance mainly staying to the west. heading into your monday morning, it will be cold. it will be windy. notice how a lot of the snow is mainly heading out toward the mountains of western massachusetts and also much of western new england as well. here's your seven-day forecast. and it is a mix that we're tracking mainly to our west. temperatures topping out in the 40's. tomorrow is when those winds today. tomorrow near 50 miles per hour. that means those wind-chill factors is something we'll have to feel throughout the entire day. actually, it's going to feel close to 10 degrees in pittsfield tomorrow morning. wheel see that wind-chill factor 14 degrees in worcester. along the coast, wind chills in the 20's. the rest of your seven-day forecast, we have good news for the travel days on tuesday and wednesday. sun is out and we're staying dry. by thursday, just in time for
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approaches, and notice how that morning low on thursday is down near freezing. doug and antoinette, that means we could see some flakes and even some icy conditions as well. antoinette: all right. here we go with that snow. kelly ann, thank you. time right now is 8:16. taking a look at some of the other stories we're following. doug: two people are under arrest in connection with the killing of a congressman's grandson. 15-year-old jovan wilson, the argument that may have started over sneakers. davis says he's grieving for his family but says, quote, better education may have prevented the incident. antoinette: listeria concerns forcing sabra dipping company to issue a voluntary recall. the company is pulling hummus and spreads with a best before date through january 23, 2017, the fda says the products were manufactured before november 8 at a plant where listeria monocytogenes were found. listeria symptoms can include
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consumers are urged to discard the product immediately. toys 'r' us are pulling toys off shelves after one burst in flames. a toy dump truck made by tonka caught fire. toys 'r' us says it appears to be an isolated incident, but it won't sell the trucks while investigating the incident. doug: how about this story. a stunning s first responders somehow missed a toddler on the floor of a crashed s.u.v. the 3-year-old girl apparently thrown to the floor in that accident. a local fire chief says responders saw the car seat in the back, made sure it was empty, but could not open the backdoor. it was a tow truck driver who found that girl after taking the car to a junkyard. she was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. announcer: now here's bob halloran with sportscenter 5 powered by xfinity.
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francisco later this afternoon without rob gronkowski due to injury and without defensive end jabaal sheard due to coach's decision. sheard, a healthy scratch, left behind in new england. he went to the celtics game on friday and could have gone to the bruins-jets game last night. not much of a hockey fan, i guess. he missed the bruins scoring three unanswered goals in the second period. brad marchand and patrice bergeron breaking out of their mini-slumps. the bruins go on to beat winnipeg 4-1. celtics in detroit. final mi three to tie the game at 92. the celtics didn't call timeout. they just head down the floor, and crowder gets a good look from the corner. he misses. smart rebounds. he misses. and horford puts it up and in. celtics take the lead. pistons have one last chance, but here comes horford. he makes the block, preserving the 94-92 win. the celtics play again in minnesota tomorrow. that's sports.
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sneakers to helmets and electronics contain a material that absorbs energy from an impact. doug: researchers at m.i.t. changing the way that material works. it's something you really have to see to understand. mike wankum has this morning's cutting edge. mike: this is not your average classroom experiment. researchers at m.i.t. testing vis viscoelastic material that is essentially a shock absorber found inside of all sorts of pr >> they are in your shoes. they're in protective equipment for helmets or for pads, for example. they're inside components to protect electronics like, say, your cellphone. mike: robert mcoccurredy at m.i.t. helped create a new process to help build that absorbing material using 3d printers. >> the robot on the left when it lands bounces much less than the robot on the right. mike: the printers change how
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special skin that prevents bounce and gives a more precise landing. >> we added liquid to it. the liquid basically helps absorb the energy and keep it inside. mike: researcher jeffrey lipton says a key to the design process is using tiny drops of liquid throughout the material. >> here's a standard material. bounces pretty normally. here's our augmented material. it doesn't. mike: the work in the lab is focused on robots, but the more mainstream use, better protection inside helmets, stronger cellphones, and in space, m.i.t.'s material could help a rover land on target while also reducing the impact on electronics inside. >> we're sort of still dreaming about the applications for this. mike: mike wankum, wcvb, newscenter 5. antoinette: that's a good thing. you know how many times i've accidentally dropped this thing? doug: to see that pellet stop and not bounce, it's amazing.
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francisco near his hometown. doug: how he's adjusting his childhood memories and photos to prove it. antoinette: imagine relearning how to walk and write when you're 11 years old. doug: kelly ann keeping an eye on that snow and the rain and the snow/rain line. will it keep its way eastward?
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kelly ann: as you're heading out the door this morning, it's a mixed bag of conditions, some seeing spotty rain and fog while some of us are seeing snow. that snow line mainly confined to far western portions of massachusetts. however, places like rowe are reporting near three inches already. upwards of six inches. your winds are going to be impressive this afternoon. sustained in the 20's but wind gusts near 40 miles per hour possible. that's why wind advisories have been issued for today and tomorrow as well. kelly ann: kelly ann, thank you very much. a brain tumor at any age would be devastating news. antoinette: but for this week's a-plus, relearning how to walk and use his hands as an 11 years old was just part of life's
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catholic memorial high school in west roxbury. >> good to meet you. antoinette: just like any high school senior, lyeth sayegh is busy with college applications while keeping his grades up. but unlike most kids, he's recovered from brain surgery. >> i was put in children's hospital, and i had surgery to remove a brain tumor in the right half of my cerebellum. antoinette: that was on january 11, 2012, when lyeth was in seventh grade. >> i had to relearn how to walk, had to relearn how to use my hands. i ended up switching from a righty to a lefty. i know it sounds we're, but i didn't understand, and i wasn't in shock when i first found out. antoinette: sure enough, that laid-back attitude carried into his recovery. >> i'm out with a stomach virus and i'll be in tomorrow and i'll do a full day and i'll be up and down stairs. i might put gym off for a week or two. antoinette: sidelined for several months, but thanks to his perseverance and amazing neurology team at dana farber, he entered high school with a clear goal, to one day become a
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helping kids just like himself. >> i can give them heart-to-heart advice on how to conquer it and how to live out their life without being upset all the time. antoinette: his unwavering optimism which will one day help in healing others, lyeth sayegh of catholic memorial, this week's a-plus. do you know an exceptional student worthy of an a-plus? you can submit your nomination right now at wcvb.com. just click "as seen on." isn't that interesting how he goes from being right-handed to left-handed? doug: so fascinated how the brain works that way. and he had no problem. it was just kind of an -- antoinette: well, it's not a matter of having a problem. it's what his body wanted to do. he was like, well, i guess this is how things are done now. doug: that's great. it's amazing. antoinette: a new tool for forecasting some tough-to-track storms. doug: the first round of an $11 billion upgrade to our weather
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opioid crisis. firefighters helping drug users into recovery. the safe station set up in one new hampshire community. antoinette: we take a live look over the mass pike in the alston-brighton area. the pike covered in snow right now way out west. kelly ann is tracking what's moving our way as this storm
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some snow this morning. how long before we're talking about wind chills? the outlook for your workweek. doug: a mystery on the beach in hull solved. the message first responders are sending to adventurers heading out on the water this season. antoinette: protests of an o alt-right conference caught on camera. doug: the way firefighters are saving lives in one new hampshire community in response to the opioid crisis. announcer: you're watching , this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. doug: sweet baby james, what is that? antoinette: sing it, doug. doug: stockbridge, massachusetts, this morning. dear god, we're going to see that around here? antoinette: that's the question everyone's asking. they woke up and said we heard you talking about snow, kelly ann. they want to know what it means in the boston area.
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it's too warm. antoinette: that's good. doug: it's nasty. kelly ann: it is. for areas to our west, berkshires getting slammed, reports of two to three inches already this morning. there's a whole lot more to come. doug: look at this. kelly ann: yeah, here's a live look in boston. we're not seeing snow, but there's that rainfall, and it is very light and spotty, but it's bringing those gusty winds, which is really going to impact how it's feeling as you're heading out the door this morning and even this afternoon. temperatures right now at 44 degrees. this is right around where we'll sit through much of today. low to mid 40's, that's our highs for this afternoon. those winds starting to get a bit stronger, sustained at 24 miles per hour. wind gusts near 40 miles per hour throughout the day. so that is going to bring in that wind-chill factor, which is why it will feel like the 30's for much of this afternoon. we are seeing some spotty showers moving through downtown boston and even onto 128 and also as we move into some areas of new hampshire as well,
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notice how the snow is well to our west. that's mainly confined to the berkshires, trying to push toward 91 earlier this morning, but now it's pushing back westward. that will stay in that location for much of today. we could see flakes later tonight, guys. doug and antoinette, i'll look at that track coming up. antoinette: all right, kelly ann. thank you. taking a look at some of the stories we're following today. doug: this one's awful. a deadly construction site accident is being investigated by osha and duxbury police. a 28-year-old man was killed in police say he was hit in the throat and died of his injuries at the hospital. his name has not been released. antoinette: president-elect donald trump and former massachusetts governor mitt romney holding a meeting together yesterday in new jersey. romney is reportedly being considered for secretary of state. that meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes, but no sign of a done deal just yet. doug: an arrest is made in connection with this hit and run in chelsea, police arresting 25-year-old arnold hernandez of
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crossing the street on friday. the woman is expected to recover. antoinette: right now, answers on the south shore after the body of a kayaker washed up on the beach. newscenter 5's nicole estaphan reports on the new details from hull. >> i think sadly this is just a tragic accident. nicole: for hours saturday, police searched for the identity of a kayaker whose body washed ashore off of channel street in hull. douglas king of weymouth, thought to have gone out in the chilly waters sometime in the early morning. >> the water was rough out there, and it looks like he got separated from his kayak and there was some sort of event in the water. nicole: firefighters say king was wearing a wetsuit. a life jacket was found nearby, but he was not wearing it at the time. his recreational kayak not made for the rough waters. >> there's some very experienced and advanced kayakers that go out all winter long. we see them on the beach. we see them on the bay. we see the surfers on the beach. nicole: with no i.d., it took some time to find family
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if you head out to sea alone, make sure people know of your plans and have a cellphone with you in case of emergency. rescuers also stressing to kayakers as well as other boaters to never underestimate the power of the sea, especially during these winter months. in hull, nicole estaphan, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: a teenager in serious condition and facing charges after a police chase in wareham ended with a crash. police say just after they broke 17-year-old's car skidded off the road and he was thrown from this car. he's now facing a list of charges, including operating with a suspended license and speeding. police say that chase started just before 4:30 a.m. when the teen sideswiped another driver. students at westfield state university sent home early for thanksgiving break, and it's all because of water pressure issues
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the school will close today at 4:00. the school says canceling classes will help the city work toward resolving the water issues. westfield has restricted water use throughout the city reminding people to conserve. doug: a quick spreading fire in nashua, new hampshire, is under investigation this morning. firefighters say flames breaking out in an apartment house on 11th street saturday. the fire spread to two alarms with flames shooting through the attic and the roof. investigators say the fire appears to have started in a first floor wall. the cause seems to be accidental. one firefighter was treated for minor head and neck injuries. some students of bruce school in lawrence are headed back to school tomorrow. the school was damaged when a fire ripped through a second floor classroom last week. students in grades three through five will return monday. students in grades six through eight will have no school again this week. over 500 students were evacuated from the building when flames broke out on monday. nobody was hurt. investigators say the fire was likely caused by a failure or an
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antoinette: 5 on the opioid crisis. an alarming message from beverly's police chief. the chief tweeting the city had five overdoses in 24 hours, three of those overdoses fatal. the chief asks anyone who knows someone in need of treatment to reach out. he says, quote, we can find them help. in nashua, new hampshire, overdoses prompting the creation of safe stations. each of the six fire stations in nashua now designad be connected to a recovery program can go to for help. firefighters hope more people will reach out to them before it's too late. the town is following in manchester's footsteps where nearly 600 people have gotten help since may. >> they just don't know where to turn, and they are ready to try and stop. and that's when we want to catch these folks. that's the most important, critical time, is when they're ready for help. antoinette: nashua has already seen four fatal overdoses this month. doug: well, a protest of an alt-right conference in
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saturday. two people from the national policy institute approached protestors hoping to interview them. that's when one of the protestors knocked the man's camera, leading to a fight. one man from the n.p.i. ended up with a gash on his forehead. the two protestors were detained by police. n.p.i.'s leader is known for promoting white supremacist views. boston mayor marty walsh looking to heal scars in boston as he takes steps to address racism. he says it's time for the city to start talking about it. reports, he's kicking off a year-long series of town hall discussions. david: inside the theater, the talk from on-stage was often personal. >> from an early age, i learned to be afraid to be black. david: the reaction from the audience was at times emotional. >> people that look like me didn't have the courage or the will. david: several hundred people from boston and surrounding towns turned out for mayor marty walsh's first town hall on race.
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>> thank you. david: the mayor drew applause for that acknowledgement. still, not everyone was satisfied. >> one of the things i'd like to hear going forward is perhaps a change in your rhetoric. instead of saying, like, no hostility but actually like i really want to hear your emotions as clear or as raw as they are. david: boston's history with busing, police relations and equality opportunity came up as problems. afterwards, people said they planned to hold the mayor and other city officials accountable for solutions. >> so we'll see if neighborhoods are equal. >> i think it's a job that will take a very long time. >> one of the measurements will be how many people come out for the dialogues in the different areas of the city. david: the mayor declined a goal for how many people he'd like to see attend these town halls and his office has not released a schedule for when they will begin. in boston, david bienick, wcvb newscenter 5. antoinette: the anti-defamation league will speak out against hate after what they say is an
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country. state treasurer deborah goldberg is among the state and local leaders joining the a.d.l. that rally kicks off at 11:00 in the morning. doug: describing the elections an epic failure for his party, congressman steven lynch is taking a wait and see approach to nancy pelosi's future in the house. democrats talked more about free-range chicken than the working man. >> she wanted a shotgun election. we were in washington less than 24 hours. and mrs. pelosi wanted to be re-elected right away without any discussion. and i felt that was wrong. i felt that the democratic party has to have a little bit of soul-searching here and figure out what the plan is going forward. the old plan didn't work, so i'd like to hear her new plan.
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suggests what other democrats might lead the house. you can watch "on the record" at 11:00 a.m. antoinette: time is 8:39. breaking news overnight in india. doug: a deadly trail derailment that caused several cars to crumble. the quick decisions that led to an arrest. antoinette: the snow in the west and the system moving through new england. kelly ann? kelly ann: we are talking rain and gusty winds in our
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antoinette: 8:43. we're following breaking news from india. dozens of people are dead after a train derailed there. this happened near the industrial cof at least 116 people were killed. more than 150 people were injured. when the coach cars crumpled trapping those people inside. it's unclear what caused the train to go off the tracks. doug: caught on camera. a citizen jumping into action to help a police officer under attack. this happened just outside of seattle. the officer was investigating a smashed window at a fast-food restaurant when the suspect attacked. the officer says his taser malfunctioned, and that's when a
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viciously just attacking somebody. if we can help each other, it's the most important thing that life can give, is helping one another. doug: the officer and chief of police are thankful to that person for taking action. the suspect was arrested for assault. antoinette: the weather forecast is about to get even more accurate. nasa launched the goes-r satellite from cape canaveral last night. it i launched to upgrade the aging weather system. the upgrade is expected to cost about $11 billion. the launch was delayed for a short time because of technical issues. but eventually launched without any problems. doug: check this out. good old-fashioned football. that was michigan last night. the university of michigan taking on indiana. snow started falling in the fourth quarter covering the field. the game did go on. michigan walked away with the
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antoinette: let's come a little closer to home. this picture was taken out in leigh. it's looks like a winter wonderland. i had someone tweet me that said big, fat, sloppy flakes. kelly ann: that's typical with the first snowfall of the system. it has a hard time sniking -- kelly ann: the snow is planting itself along the berkshires and the green mountains. that's where accumulations are looking impressive for today and tomorrow as well. here's a look at what's going on overhead. most of us are missing out on the winter wonderland. we have that pesky rain moving through. it's very spotty. we're seeing more dry opportunities. those clouds are persistent and so are those winds. we'll be seeing some very strong winds this afternoon with wind
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downtown boston, spotty rain at most. notice how a lot of that starting to track northward. we have more in the pipeline where that came from as we're starting to see a mix extending into far western portions of worcester county and then that persistent snowfall as we head out toward the berkshires and also through much of western new england. temperatures ranging from the 30's and 40's. 7 in springfield. 32 in pittsfield where that snow is going to have a nice time accumulating because it's nice and cold there. as you move seeing temperatures in the 40's. 44 degrees in boston right now. 46 in hyannis. this morning we are seeing temperatures near 50 in the early morning hours. so we're starting to see those temperature gradually dropping already at this point. that's going to be the trend this afternoon as well. so right now you're heading out, mid 40's. rain to the east. snow to the west. that snow will stay in place for those mountains. we head into the afternoon, windy and cool. temperatures topping out in the 40's. by later tonight, we're talking
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extending into worcester where we could see a grassy coating on the hills. for the rest of us, a snowflake or two possible but nothing that will accumulate. that storm system wreaking havoc on our region and much of new england. we have that wraparound snow in place. eventually, that's going to bring in those gusty winds from canada and cold air as well. temperatures are going to feel like the 30's although the thermometer will read the 40's. high pressure will push through the area as we head tomorrow we're stuck in the gusty winds. wye tuesday they start to slowly cool down as we do see that high pressure in place. things clear out allowing for perfect travel as we head into wednesday for the thanksgiving holiday. snowfall forecast, grassy coating out toward worcester hills. upwards of six inches in the higher elevations. seven-day forecast includes temperatures just about 40
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like 30 with those strong winds. heading into tuesday and wednesday, big travel day, highs in the 40's. it's cool but at least the sun is out. that's because the storm system we're tracking for thanksgiving will be out to our west, making its way eastward across the country as we head into thanksgiving day, and that's when the rainfall will approach. it's not just thanksgiving. we move toward next friday, next saturday, thanksgiving weekend, that rain is looking to linger, doug. doug: and the turkey was thank you, kelly ann. harvard and yale playing against each other for the 133rd time last night. harvard looking for its 10th straight win over the bug dogs. with the score tied 14-14, kurt rawlings has this pass. the touchdown stands. yale wins 24-14. patriots gearing up for today's game against the 49'ers. they're going to square off without rob gronkowski, nursing a chest injury suffered in last
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pats also without jabaal sheard due to what they're calling a coach's decision. you fill in the blank. kickoff is at 4:25. it's 8:49. as tom brady prepares for today's game, he took a little stroll down memory lane. antoinette: why not? he's back in the bay area close to his childhood home and he posted a few highlandhood pictures on facebook yesterday. he said san francisco seems nice, but i can't imagine growing up anywhere but boston. and then he photoshopped the pictures to put himself as a child at various boston landmarks. doug: i love it. antoinette: even making it into the movie "goodwill hunting." doug: how do you like them apples? he did. look at the whole social media
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president-elect donald trump is up this morning posting his thoughts on twitter. doug: the issue he's targeting right now. this is awful. a deadly construction site under investigation after a worker is killed. be noisy. be silent. be near. be far. be joyful. be together. offees, espressos, and donuts.
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a 28-year-old man was killed in an accident with a power saw. police say he was hit in the throat, and he died of his injuries at the hospital. his name has not been released. doug: an arrest in connection with this hit and run in chelsea. police arresting 25-year-old arnold hernandez of lynn yesterday. though they say he was driving that minivan that hit a woman crossing the street yesterday. antoinette: president-elect donald trump and mitt romney romney is reportedly being considered for secretary of state. he says the meeting was far-reaching. it lasted for 90 minutes, but no sign of a done deal just yet. and donald trump is up and tweeting again this morning over the message the cast of the hit musical "hamilton" sent to vice president-elect mike pence. trump posted this earlier this morning. the cast and producers of "hamilton," which i hear is highly overrated, should
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behavior. doug: students at westfield state university getting an extended thanksgiving break. go owls. it's thanks to water pressure issues in the city of westfield. the school will be closed today at 4:00. westfield has restricted water use throughout the city reminding people to conserve. that's exit 3. a little further west is this. this is what the roads look like in stockbridge. sticking on the grass, the roadways are wet. ain't that fun. antoinette: also of note this morning, the speed limit is down to 40 miles per hour on the pike in that area. if you are headed out that way. kelly ann: we're getting reports, western portions of franklin county seeing 5 inches of snowfall. antoinette: already? doug: here we go. kelly ann: there's more where that came from as we see snow in western mass and much of western new england. the rest of us getting cool
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through tomorrow morning. temperatures right now in the 40's. and guess what? we're going to stay there throughout the day. difference is for this afternoon, those winds will be gusting near 40 miles per hour, which will mean it will feel like 30 degrees. that's the case again tomorrow. dry for tuesday and wednesday. perfect for thanksgiving travel. but we are tracking another storm system as we inch towards thursday. just in time for the thanksgiving holiday. you know what? we're inside. we're eating. do we care? antoinette: if you get to where you need to be. kelly ann: it will be beautiful. doug: toss around the football. antoinette: or take a nap. >> this is an editorial by wcvb channel 5's president and general manager bill fine. >> the traditional benchmark for evaluating a new president is after their first 100 days in office.
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apply. the clock is running right now on his new administration. his choices will draw extra scrutiny with no past track record to weigh. will president-elect trump surround himself with more traditional confidants like chief of staff rick porcello, former rnc chief, or lien more towards political operatives like steve bannon, his new chief st it's unclear. the transition team is in transition. but we should know soon. what is clear, trump is reaffirming some of his campaign promises and already softening others. reflecting consistency with his campaign pledges, he'll put pro-life judges on the supreme court. the second amendment seems safe while the first amendment may be in jeopardy. but the wall, he says, now might actually be a fence in sections and impractical to build in others. instead of deporting all illegal immigrants, he'll target what he calls the criminal element and
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he may not try to throw his defeated opponent hillary clinton in jail. will he drain the swamp or simply restock it? depends on your definition and point of view. and instead of throwing out all of obamacare, he's opened the door to reform rather than repeal and replace. both his supporters and detractors are not quite sure what president trump will do. rethinking and/or moderating a large number of his campaign promises, however, would be a
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starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. donald trump transitions from presidential candidate to president-elect. >> tremendous talent. people that as i say we will make america great again. >> already farierce questions about his intended reveal about his first 100 days? we ask reince preview bus, former cia director and our experts here live. plus -- >> welcome to the dawn of a new unified republican government. >> america in transition. how will the democratic party define its path forward. >> let's look where we are. is this a mandate for donald trump? >> it's not a mandate.

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