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england." >> sarah: good thursday morning. thanks for waking up with us, everybody. i'm sarah french. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. i'm going to get right to the forecast. we have wren claire with us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today is a really nice day. yesterday we saw a good deal of cloud cover. right now we're looking at pretty much clear skies. we will add on a couple clouds as we make our way through your thursday forecast. still mostly sunny skies this morning and a mixture of sun and clouds as we head into t temperatures cooler as you head further inland as well as into western massachusetts. it's actually a 15-degree temperature difference compared to yesterday at this time. across the cape significantly warmer than yesterday morning, about 10 degrees warmer by in large. 30 degrees in worcester. orange at a chilly 29 degrees. 43 degrees in plymouth. really mile start across the cape. temperatures are going to warm up nicely. your 7 on 7 forecast, temperatures in the mid to low
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time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. let's head outside and take a look at the zakim bridge this morning. we're not seeing any issues if you're getting ready to head out the door. let's go to the maps. 93 and route 1 both problem-free heading into town. a couple work crews out there, but they're wrapping things up as we head into the 5:00 hour. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, just ten minutes. route 3, 24 and 95 south of town all looking good. the pike problem-free all the way back to 495, and route 2 morning. let's take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. ten minutes braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge just 11 minutes. the "t" and commuter rail starting the morning on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: happening today, donald trump heading to pennsylvania avenue. the president-elect set to discuss his transition plan with the commander-in-chief. it will be the first time that president obama and
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battle on the campaign trail. >> christa: both are putting the campaign behind them, in the past. they're focusing on a smooth, peaceful, positive transition for the country. let's go to 7's nancy china with more on their meeting set for today. >> nancy: that anticipated meeting takes place at 11:00 a.m. we're also learning more about what may be on their agenda. one day after accepting his victory, president-elect donald house is already under way. he received his first official briefing wednesday afternoon. he's set to meet with president obama in washington, d.c., later today. during his speech early wednesday morning, trump said he looked forward to working with everyone. >> to those who have chosen not to support me in the past, of which there were a few people, i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify
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>> nancy: president obama and president-elect trump are scheduled to meet in the oval office at 11:00 a.m. while michelle obama will sit down with melania trump in the white house residence. ahead of today's meeting, president obama said he and his straight will do everything possible to ensure a smooth trap six. -- transition. >> the peaceful transition of power is one of the hallmarks of our democracy. over the next few months, we're going to show that to the world. we're not democrats first. we are americans first. >> nancy: hillary clinton delivered her concession speech wednesday morning, addressing her supporters. >> we must accept this result and then look to the future. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. >> nancy: the president-elect and his advisers have already started picking cabinet members. it won't be long before he starts meeting with foreign leaders.
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7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. stay with 7 for complete coverage of this big meeting at the white house. adam williams will be anchoring our coverage so you can look for live reports later today. >> sarah: breaking overnight, demonstrators from coast to coast following trump's election, in manhattan outside trump tour as well as trump hotel in downtown chicago, some protests in california even turning violent. 7's kris anderson joins us with more on this. protesters all across the country voicing their anger over the flect. -- president-elect. >> not my president! not my president! not my president! >> kris: what started initially as hundreds of protesters in new york city grew to thousands. some carried signs with messages calling trump a fascist, and a group outside of trump tower even burned an american flag in the street. in philadelphia, a group of protesters holding a sit-in in
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intersections right outside of city hall. trump won pennsylvania, a key battleground state with 20 of its electoral votes. as of right now, the only violence that's been reported was in oakland where protesters smashed window, set trash cans on fire and damaged several businesses. hundreds of protesters flooded one of the busiest highways in los angeles causing miles of traffic buildup. trending online, cal exit, a term similar to "br," calling for california to secede from the union. kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: kris, thank you. now to boston where thousands of protesters took a stand against the president-elect, as well, rallying on the common and later marching and closing down roadways. let's go live to 7's jennifer eagan. jen, it sounds like it was mostly peaceful, though, right? >> jennifer: boston police say this was a peaceful protest. no arrests, no issues. boston police estimate the crowd
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an anti-trump rally outside the statehouse drew thousands. >> our streets. >> we just want to stand up for the hate that's going on right now. >> and we're out to let people know that he's not our president. simple as that. he's not going to be my president. ly never address him as such. >> jennifer: it started as a facebook event, boston against trump rally, and grew to thousands marching to the band stand on boston common. it was created by the boston socialist student, a 99%. >> trump has said some hideous things about women, immigrants, people of color, all these things, so we want to build a movement to press back against what we think is going to be his repressive agenda. >> i personally do not agree with the outcome of the election, and i want to make sure that whatever happens our country stays united. >> jennifer: roads were closed as the protests, which continue to grow, march up beacon street and back to the statehouse. police say the rally was
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deal with this crowd. it's a very large crowd. we had a march earlier with a different group. that went fine. they were very cooperative. >> jennifer: one thing that's important to note: many of the people out here last night said they weren't out here to back hillary clinton, rather they were supporters of bernie sanders. we're live in boston, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: boston public schools supporting students after the election. the superintendent sending a letter to parents offering help. 7's victoria warreiv explain how they're helping the children cope. >> victoria: good morning. this is an unprecedented move for boston public schools after an election. they're going to have councilors on hand to help any student having difficulties with this election. there was an open letter from the superintendent that went out to parents, and school officials told them they believe that they need to have these kind of resources on hand because the superintendent told students that the district honors our democratic values while saying
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celebratory for others. in this open letter to parents, he wrote, "as educators we should use this opportunity as a teachable moment to have conversations with our students. we must ensure that our students feel safe by providing safe and respectful learning communities." so in addition to the support services they're offering for students, they are also offering support services for teachers. live this morning in roxbury, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: all right, vicky. thank you. it's 5:08. five people were not in seattle overnight and now police are searching for the gunman. authorities say a man ran off after firing into a crowd outside a convenience store last night. four men and a woman were rushed to the hospital. we're told their injuries range from critical to serious, and once again the gunman is still on the run. >> sarah: right now police in rochester, new hampshire, are looking for the driver who allegedly hit a pedestrian and then took off.
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happened on bess road last night. according to investigators, the 26-year-old victim was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. this morning officers are looking for a dark-colored sedan. >> christa: and a freshman at brighton high school is facing serious charges, accused of stabbing a classmate. this alleged attack happened in the school cafeteria wednesday morning. school officials say the victim was stabbed in the leg and had to be taken to the hospital. at the time the school went into safe mode while police investigated. officers also arrested a ninth gr crime. >> sarah: happening today, the case against rachelle bond heads back to court. bond is the mother of toddler bella bond. no word yet if bond will attend the hearing. prosecutors say bond's boyfriend michael mccarthy killed the little girl. rachelle bond and mccarthy are accused of getting rid of bella's body, which was found on deer island back in 2015. >> christa: still ahead for
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artist who is offering up free tattoos of donald trump. >> sarah: plus after months at sea, sailors aboard the u.s.s. new hampshire are back home this morning. why the home coming was even sweeter for one couple. >> christa: and the celtics trying, trying to rebound after losing back-to-back games. where the c's were able to cast a spell on the wizards, were they or were they not? >> reporter: and while many of us are waking up to seasonable temperatures, we doav those details coming up. >> danielle: and we have a wad accident in andover northbound on route 93. a few lanes are blocked and traffic is backed up to dascomb
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>> sarah: welcome back. 5:13 a.m.
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new hampshire returned home to connecticut on wednesday. sailors were reunited with their loved ones. and one sailor even proposed to his girlfriend. of course, she said yes. she looks shocked. i love it with the beautiful red rose. >> christa: there you go. you know what, it doesn't... it's in the a home coming unless you have a proposal. >> sarah: i know, right. it's key, wren. >> wren: it absolutely. is today a beautiful day to get outside and enjoy today's weather. yesterday was hit-and-miss. some of us saw some sprinkles as most of us saw that by the later afternoon. today we're changing that out for plenty of sunshine, a mixture of sun and clouds by this afternoon. it is going to be cooler today compared to yesterday. temperatures seasonable if not treading a little bit below our average highs. tomorrow we warm up, but i don't think you'll notice that because it's going to be pretty breezy. chilly as we head into saturday with temperatures reaching into the mid-40s. cooler weather ahead. this morning we're starting out
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45 degrees in bedford. but you can see cooler air further to our west. temperatures even in the low 3s in orange. temperatures today are going to moderate for us. and again, plenty of sunshine. clear skies now. i do anticipate a couple additional clouds as we make our way into your thursday forecast. still plenty of sunshine throughout the day. your 7 on 7 forecast looking a little bit chilly, and your bus stop forecast looking chilly. some of us in the upper 30s. a lot of us are still in the mid-30s by the time you head to the bus especially if you're further inland and western mass. by lunchtime temperatures moderate into the low 50s with plenty of sunshine, a breeze going, our winds ending up out of the southwest up to 15mph. but not as breezy as what we'll see tomorrow. sun and clouds by the time you're headed home and temperatures in the low 50s. a quick look at what we'll see as we head into tomorrow. this cold front comes through, and as it does so, we're looking at breezy conditions throughout new england. so some wind gusts up to around 30mph, sustained winds up to around 20mph.
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air as we head into friday. so our highs are actually probably going to be late morning, early afternoon tomorrow, and then temperatures are going to drop a little bit for us. head into saturday, temperatures are going to reach into the mid-40s. so really some of the coolest air we've seen here. temperatures today are much more mild, in the low 50s. some of us probably struggling to reach 50 degrees. winds end up out of the southwest for us. that's where they stay into tonight as well as into tomorrow. clear skies tonight will help allow for so i do think some of us are looking at temperatures in the mid to upper 30s again, but i also anticipate that here in boston we'll be more moderate in the mid to even upper 40s. some mild temperatures tonight, but as we head into tomorrow, our highs are going to be earlier in the day, dropping off as we head enter the afternoon. and with breezy condition, it is going to feel cooler as you head home from work tomorrow. still some sunshine for your friday forecast. your 7 on 7 forecast showing temperatures again pretty mild start tomorrow, but count on dropping temperatures into the
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mid-40s. >> christa: okay, wren, thank you. we have fast track alert. danielle is here to tell us about a bad crash in andover. is that right? >> danielle: that's right, christa. a serious crash in andover. 93 northbound at route 133. an overturned vehicle. several lanes blocked here. traffic backed up to dascomb road because of that. so it is northbound not southbound. but still looks like that could be a serious accident. we have another accident we're watching on 495 southbound. that's at route 3 at the lowell connector. seeing any major issues on the reeds this morning. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway, still just ten minutes. route 3, 4 and 95 south of town all looking good. and we're not seeing any problems on the pike this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. just ten minutes braintree to boston, 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. and the "t" and commuter rail running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> sarah: a local event in support of the president-elect taking a frightening turn.
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owner offered up some free trump tattoos, but then got hit with some pretty harsh backlash. let's go to 7's nancy chen with more on this story. >> nancy: the owner says he was trying to drum up some business after the election, but then he started getting threats and had to turn away paying customers. a spur of the moment idea back firing. >> it's amazing how ferocious people became. >> nancy: boston barber and tattoo company offered tattoos of donald trump's make america great again slogan. >> we thought it would be a fun thing to do. it turned ugly. >> nancy: owner robert de la rosa says 13 people showed up to get the tattoo, but backlash on social media and threatening e-mails became too much to handle. >> they were saying, "you guys suck." is this a joke?"
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"never going in, in shop again." i'm like, really? >> i wanted to put something close to my heart, something i crowd look at every day and be proud of. >> nancy: i apologize if i offended anybody, but maybe it was a little too soon to do something like this. >> . >> christa: he says if hillary clinton won the election, woe would have offered free tattoos to her supporters, as well. for a four-year-old little boy. why this boy is getting a head start on his career in the majors. >> christa: and a salem police officer accused of raping a prisoner on halloween. what he says really happened what he says really happened coming up. this veterans day, w all us veterans receive a free comin grand slam breakfast. because it's never too late to say,
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>> wren: mild this morning in boston with temperatures at 40
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dew pointed in the low 30s. winds starting out of the northwest today. they'll end up out of the southwest, though. temp rurs are chair i haved this morning. while we're mild in boston, we have temperatures in the low 30s. more on that in a second. what to expect as we head into the end of your work week. sunshine throughout the day mixed with some clouds especially as we head enter your thursday forecast. it's going to be cooler compared to yesterday's highs, but we'll also be dry with more sunshine. by tomorrow, we warm up even further, but it's going to be breezy with a chilltu those details coming up in just a bit. >> sarah: the celtics have now lost three straight after dropping last night's game to the wizards. isaiah thomas, avery bradley and marcus smart each scored 20 points, but auto porter dominated the game for washington. he scored 34 pots and pulled down 13 rebounds. c's lost 118-93. s be hosts the knicks tomorrow night. >> christa: we're in week ten of the football season. if your fantasy team is falling
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jadiann thompson have your fantasy fixer. >> jadiann: hey there, pats' fans. welcome to fantasy fixer. we're already on week 10. i'm jadiann thompson here with trey daerr. we get to talk some sports now. it's been a full week of politics. i hope you got out and voted. >> trey: i don't have a pen, but i voted. >> jadiann: good to know. the patriots taking on the seattle seahawks. >> trey: rematch. big matchup, patriots' passing offense against the seahawks. secondary richard sherman is an offensive back that can take away half thefield. interesting to see how they use them, maybe some combination of rob gronkowski and julian edelman. chris hogan could be in for a big game. robertwood lit up the seahawks' defense. hogan a lot like wood in terms of his skill set. >> jadiann: malcolm butler intercepting that pass in the end zone. could there be some revenge?
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nobody's life has changed more since super bowl 49 than malcolm butler, no way to argue that. but russell wilson getting better each week. patriots' defense got to show me something. they've been good, but they haven't been great. no jamie collins. bill belichick will figure this out, probably not right away. russell wilson starts. >> jadiann:jaw jamie collins reo cleveland. >> trey: cleveland is a mess. mike in pittsburgh. been really good these last couple weeks. mike wallace against a bad browns team, start him. >> jadiann: all right, everyone. go set your lineup. thanks for voting. >> christa: all right. coming up next, who governor baker says is to thank for making the transition to electronic tolling on the mass pike so easy. >> reporter: and we're live in boston. coming up, local reaction from voters after finding out that trump is now our president-elect.
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>> sarah: breaking overnight, violent protests erupting in oakland over the president-elect. demonstrators setting fires and smashing windows. >> christa: and police looking for a key clue after two young boys find a man suffering from a gunshot wound all alone in the woods. >> sarah: and a fox finds himself in a tight spot in crews called in to make the big save. >> christa: this is 7news "today in new england." thanks for waking up us with. it's thursday morning. i'm christa delcamp. >> sarah: and i'm sarah french. let's send it over the wren clair with a check on your forecast. >> wren: good morning. your thursday is looking pretty good. varied temperatures out there. 29 in orange. 45 in wedford. 40 in boston. much more mild start as you head toward the cape with 47 degrees in hyannis and the vineyard in
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nicely, as well. a little cooler than yesterday, but we'll keep things dry. your 7 on 7 forecast showing dry skies throughout the day. plenty of sunshine throughout the day, as well work a mixture of sun and clouds as we make our way into your thursday forecast. right now clear skies into tonight, as well, with temperatures in the mid-40s. today's highs are pretty seasonable. as we head enter tomorrow, we'll start out a little bit above average, but temperatures fall as we head into tomorrow afternoon. more details on your full forecast coming up. >> christa: okay, wren, thank alert in andover. >> danielle: a serious crash at 93 northbound at route 133. we have an overturned vehicle. there only one lane is getting by. traffic backed up to dascomb road. injuries involved in that crash. in lowell we have another crash on 495 southbound at route 3 at the lowell connector there. so north of town kind of a mess this morning. south of town not seeing any issues. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway. only ten minutes. nice and easy drive there.
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good. the pike fine all the way back to framingham this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. just ten minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, just 11 minutes. and the "t" running on schedule this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: breaking overnight, protesters fighting back of donald trump's election-night win. in california officials say protesters smashed windows, set trashan several businesses in oakland. hundreds of protesters flooded one of the busiest highways in los angeles, causing a traffic nightmare. president obama welcomes the president-elect to the white house later on this morning. the two are scheduled to meet in the oval office to discuss the transition period. on wednesday both men said they will work to help wring together the deeply divided country inch boston thousands of people taking to the streets to protest trump's victory. they hell a rally outside the
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several roads were closed off during the protests. no arrests were made. >> christa: with donald trump now the nation's president-elect, people here in the commonwealth are wondering what it means for our state and for our country. let's go to 7's nicole oliverio in boston with more reaction for us. nicole? >> nicole: christa, hillary clinton got more than 60% of the vote here in massachusetts, and so many voters we talked to say they really believe the polls and were shocked by the results. all eyes on an historic election. >> i was watching with my friends, and i just went state after another for trump. >> nicole: now for many people in boston, the final results are sinking in. >> we were all going to go into work and nobody wanted to talk about it. >> nicole: trump's win a surprise even to the pollsters. the next day the pats' q.b. tom brady was asked about his thoughts on the election. >> i talked to my wife. she said i can't talk about politics anymore. so i think that's a good decision. made for our family.
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supporter shared his excitement. >> he's not per fect, not saying that, but we need change. >> nicole: but several people admitted they fear for our future. >> it's disappointing to have a character make such egregious remarks about so many different kinds of people so consistently be the face of our nation. >> i also believe that the environment and an inclusive community should be our number-one priority, so i woke up feeling pretty dejected. >> nicole: voters we spoke with that voted for trump say they're hoping everybody can keep an open mind and follow the message of uniting after a divisive campaign. nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: it was an extremely tight senate race in new hampshire, and this morning governor maggie hassan has won the coveted seat. she beat incumbent kelly ayotte by less than 1,000 votes. it was so close that officials took extra time before declaring
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that may have been connected to a serious shooting. officers say a florida man is in critical condition after being shot several times. two teenagers found the man in the woods all alone on tuesday afternoon. so officers say they're looking for a 2016 mazda three sedan with florida plates. the license plate number is as follows: 372qqk. >> sarah: new details now about an alleged rape involving a the disturbing details revealed in court. prosecutors say cameras captured officer brian butler sexually assaulting a man in police custody on halloween morning. butler's wife is the chief of police in salem. >> we have a legal process in this country for a particular reason. it's to vet out the truth. that where we have to go from here. butler has admitted to having sex with tin mate, but he says it was consensual.
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woburn on fraud charges. they're charged in connection with an alleged credit card skimming and money laundering ring. investigators say they use banking information to steal more than $150,000 in cash. >> christa: new this morning, a car crash in brockton into a tree. you can see the extent of the damage in these pictures. the tree knocked down. there it also looks like part of a fence was taken down, as well. the accident happened on huntington street. mass dot announcing the tolling on the pike is ahead of schedule. officials finished phase one of construction at 20 of 23 locations. governor charlie baker for thanking the construction crews and drivers for so far making this a smooth trap six. >> we knew this would buzz going to be camp kateed. and we knew it was going to be difficult. for the most part it's gone about as well as could be expected. we prioritized a lot of the common sense measures that tom talked about, including
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i'm really proud of the team and the work that's been done so far. >> sarah:>> christa: officials e work zones on the pike are expected to be gone by the end of the week. >> sarah: following more news today, a fox makes a great escape after getting stuck in a storm drain in grafton. the fox somehow got his head stuck in this grate on danielle drive on wednesday morning. public works showed up, popped out the grate and then used dish soap to free that animal. officials say the fox was not into the woods. poor little guy. >> christa: either dish soap or chrisco they usually use for those jobs. >> sarah: but he's free. >> christa: still ahead, a local college is going to bat for a little boy. how they're helping to make his dreams come true. >> sarah: plus a huge victory for brad fit in the fight for custody for his six children with angelina jolie. >> christa: and you may want to think twice about having that can of soda.
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university study is linking to those sugary beverages. >> wren: many of us are waking up to a chilly start and breezy. details coming up. >> danielle: and we've been watching a serious crash on 93 northbound in andover. the good news, that crash about to clear. other than, that we don't have any major issues on the roads.
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>> christa: welcome back. it's 5:30. this is a dream come true for a little boy in set to job. -- stoughton. >> sarah: all he wants to do isla he's take an big step to get there. >> kris: so ari stoltz has already been drafted to play baseball. he has congestive heart failure and has already had some major heart surgeries. the great part here is he was drafted to play for assumption college's baseball team on wednesday, fulfilling this youngster's lifelong dream. a very exciting day for his entire family. >> all this kid wants to do is play sports. he loves baseball. he loves football.
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>> sarah: nice throw. >> kris: got an arm there. the draft was made possible by team impact, a local non-profit helping children with chronic illnesses making their wishes come through. right now ari is on the wait list for a heart transplant. he's going to attend practices, games and other team events. >> sarah: looks like he has a good fastball there. >> kris: he'll be on the mound. >> sarah: the hat is so big. so cute. >> christa: we have lots to get to this m our know and go segment. rivals coming together. president obama and his successor donald trump set to meet today at the white house. >> sarah: and a local state trooper accused of driving drunk and killing a mother and
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>> sarah: 5:45 live look over boston. sun not up but time now you feed for everything to start you day off right. >> christa: know and go. we have wren clair with us this morning. welcome. i'll get your name right eventually. >> wren: thanks, christa. we're off to some varied temperatures. winds further inland as well as western mass. also looking at clear skies. varied temperatures expected. that's what we're seeing. much more mild temperatures near the cape. 46 in ptown.
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around our seasonable lows, in the low 40s. we'll warm up nicely today. trending cooler than yesterday. mostly clear skies now with plenty of sunshine headed our way for your thursday forecast. a mixture of sun and clouds as we head into the afternoon. still leaning toward the sunny side. tomorrow we have a different scenario. by tomorrow arab -- afternoon we see this cold front push through new england. as it does so, our winds do rev up. we're looking at wind gusts 30, h. pushes into new england, as well. temperatures drop for us as we head into tomorrow afternoon. we're looking at chilly weather as we head into your saturday forecast. a closer look at temperatures here, and you can see by this afternoon, our highs are pretty close to average if not just a little bit below. 53 is the high in bedford. fitchburg in the low 50s. that's what we'll see here in boston. as we head into tomorrow, our highs are actually probably closer to around 11:00 a.m. temperatures in the mid-50s and then we drop as we head into
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northwest. as that front moves through, and by this afternoon, temperatures in the mid-40s tomorrow. saturday looking chilly, as well. temperatures in the mid-40s. and again, it's going to be really breezy tomorrow with wind gusts up to around 3mph. so today will feel nicer. temperatures cooler than yesterday. in the low 50s. your 7 on 7 forecast showing that by tomorrow it's going to be breezy for your veterans day. ism time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. >> danielle: thanks, sarah. good morning, everyone. we're watching a serious crash in andover here at 133. that actually just cleared. so all lanes are back open. good news there. but southbound through andover on 93 is she as people kind of look over to see what's going on there. on 495 southbound at route 3 at the lowell connector, we have another crash. we're watching. other than, that it's quiet out there. braintree to boston, northbound on the expressway, 14 minutes. south of town, route 3, 24 and 95, all looking good. problem-free on the pike this morning, and no issues on route 2. take a look at those drive times
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northbound on the expressway. just 12 minutes enter town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 11 minutes. and the "t" running on schedule this morning. back to you, guys. >> sarah: donald trump set to get his first look at what will be his new home today. the president-elect set to meet with president obama at the white house later on this morning. and it's the first public step toward a transition of power. >> christa: after battling each other on the campaign trail, the president has pledged full cooperation to help out with the smooth transition. let's go to 7's nancy chen with more on the meeting that's set for today, nancy. >> sarah: christa and sarah, president obama and president trump will meet in the oval office. after leaving washington, trump will return to now,, where he will meet with senior members of his transition staff. the focus at the meeting at trump tower will then be filling cabinet posts. officials say transition meetings will take place in new york and washington, leading up to the inauguration in january. so this transition process is
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briefing wednesday afternoon. and while it promises to be a very busy day for the president-elect, the future first lady will also be at the white house. melania trump set to meet with first lady michelle obama at the white house. nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. 7news will continue to have complete coverage of the election and the aftermatt. adam williams anchoring our coverage from washington, d.c. look for his live reports later today. ism right now growing a maine hospital after a possible case of a dangerous disease. 7's kris anderson joins us with more on the steps the hospital is taken to protect itself. >> kris: a lot of people on edge at a maine medical center after a possible case of the preon disease was reported. preons are rare proteins that cause neurodegenerative diseases like mad cow. the hospital has postponed
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equipment. preon disease usually progresses rapidly and is always fatal. because this is such a rare case, it's still been unconfirmed. that is the latest live in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7news "today in new england." >> sarah: the owner of the framingham pharmacy blamed for the 2012 meningitis outbreak has been sentenced to a year of probation for financial crimes. carla conigliaro was sentenced on wednesday. her husband has already been sentenced to two years of probation. she was the majority o center. the company was accused of shipping tainted drugs, killing hundreds in the u.s. >> christa: also this morning, a state representative from hooksett, new hampshire, is facing some charges. police arresting him on a bench warrant after he was apparently spotted campaigning at a polling station on tuesday. the 85-year-old was wanted for failing to appear in court last month. officers spoke to him tuesday and he agreed to turn himself inch despite the arrest he was
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will spend 120 days behind bars after being convicted of drunk driving charges, and that was in connection with a deadly crash according to the "globe." john basler was sentenced wednesday. the 28-year-old was apparently driving home when he crashed his car, killing a 64-year-old carver woman and her 22-year-old daughter. basler was acquitted of motor vehicle homicide and manslaughter charges. >> sarah: new details about an alleged serial killer in south carolina. police say the two bodies found on the man's spartanburg were a married couple. and investigators believe the husband and wife had been buried there for more than a year. they say todd kohlhepp shot and killed them. on wednesday investigators removed the shipping container where authorities found the woman chained and screaming for help last week. police also found her boyfriend's body on the property. kohlhepp is linked to five other deaths. he's being held without bail. will there are new details
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york. officials say a hot lightbulb fell on the card word, sparking the flames yesterday morning. no one was hurt. schools in the area will be closed this morning so crews can inspect the building to make sure the air quality is safe. >> christa: new this morning, brad pitt getting a break in his divorce with angelina jolie. the investigation enter child abuse allegations has now been closed. those accusations came after jolie claimed that pitt abused their son maddux during dispute on board a private plane. federal investigators were called in because of where the incident allegedly took place. earlier this week jolie was granted sole custody of the couple's six children. ism prince harry's new girlfriend meagan markel is asking for some time off from filming her show "suits." according to page six, the actress told her bosses she needed to skip filming this week. some are speculating she's meeting with lawyers to help manage her sudden rise the international fame. prince harry publicly defended
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>> christa: checking out news cross country, a florida mayor chasing after two suspects who robbed her. police say she ran after the men after they threatened her with a bb gun, stole her purse and threw her to the ground. officers were able to take one of the suspected robbers into custody. >> i had a sense that he was a very young person and that he wasn't expecting to be chased. if i hadn't chased after, i would not have been able to get the tag on the car. >> christa: and right now police are s searching for the other suspects. >> sarah: a california woman is facing charges over some homemade recipes. police say she and several other women sold homemade cevici on a facebook page without a proper permit. the woman also did not go through the inspections required to sell the food. >> none of us, all the other lady, as well, i fell none of then should have had a misdemeanor. >> when money becomes involved and there is a business, there's
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>> sarah: the woman was also cited for improperly selling food online last year. a violent assault caught on camera in miami. a man attacked a motorcyclist who was cruising the street. the motorcyclist pulled up behind the car when all of a sudden a driver jumped out and started throwing punches. now the alleged attacker is defending his actions. >> i do have anger issues. i'm cuban. i get it from my roots. i already told him to complete me to come showed up like a man. so honestly, i was leaving the area. i seen him. bada bing bada boom. >> sarah: the alleged attacker says the whole thing started over a post on instagram. so far the motorcyclist has not pressed charges. >> christa: a new study says sugar-sweetened beverages are linked to type 2 diabetes. researchers at tufts university suggest that people who regularly consume the drinks had
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developing prediabetes. they did not find a link with diet sodas, however. if you're addicted to your smartphone, you may not be getting enough good sleep. in a new study, researchers installed an app on the cell phones of 600 adults to report how often they used the device. those who used their phones the most reported a lower quantity and quality of sleep. those who used their phones before bed had even worse trouble with sleep problems. >> sarah: new this morning, wal-mart is ready for you to set your shopping list. the retail chain is of black friday items. wal-mart says customers will be able to get a majority of its deals early on its web site, beginning at midnight on thanksgiving. wal-mart app users will be able to get select black friday deals starting today. >> christa: and starbucks finally unveiling their new red holiday cups. >> sarah: they've been green, right? this year they will have 11 different designs. so this comes after the coffee chain says last area's plain red cups caused an uproar from
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customers and feature snowflakes, candy canes, reindeer and other holiday symbols. very nice. >> christa: what was the uproar? the red holiday cups because they were trying to make christmas not as important or something? >> get rid of christmas. people were like, bring back christmas. they like the holiday designs on the cups. >> christa: they're so cute. i love them. >> wren: qook look at what we're seeing now. cloud cover thickens up as we head enter your some very calm winds throughout most of massachusetts right now. with those clear skies, we have a pretty varied temperature this morning, pretty varied lows actually. 27 degrees in orange. just dropped a couple degrees more. 40 degrees in boston. much more mild air across the cape. we have some cold air headed our way. those details heading your way. >> christa: protesters taken to the streets in cities across the u.s., including boston, speaking out against
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public schools are offering support to students following this historic election. >> christa: and backlash against a boston tattoo artist offering up free trump tattoos
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>> kris: breaking overnight, a show of anger. protesters across the country taking to the streets, rallying against donald trump's president similar police making arrests and reporting some damage. >> christa: this as president obama and president-elect trump are set to plan for the future. the two meeting at the white house this morning. >> sarah: boston public schools offering some support to
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special message for parents. >> christa: and backlash in boston for a local tattoo artist offering up free trump tattoos, a special event takes a troubling turn, as well. >> this is 7news "today in new england" today in new england. >> kris: good morning to you. it is 6:00. thanks for making us part of your day. i'm kris anderson. >> christa: and i'm christa delcamp. we are not here for a chorus line but to make an introduction. we have danielle gersh with fast track traffic. >> sarah: >> christa: and we know kris, but we don't know wren clair. she's the newest member of our team. welcome to boston. >> wren: thank you. it's great to be here. right in time for the winter season. >> kris: you're from minnesota. >> wren: right. >> kris: you don't have to buy?. >> christa: so how is it looking today? >> wren: beautiful middle east. ly -- mostly sunny skies throughout your forecast.
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winds calm this morning. those will pick up a little bit, ending up out of the southwest at 10 to 15mph. right now we have some pretty varied temperatures. 31 degrees in nashua. 27 degrees in orange. 42 degrees in plymouth. that's about where we are here in boston in the upper 30s. so you can see some pretty varied temperatures as we have those clear skies. pretty mild winds this morning. today your 7 on 7 forecast showing a pretty nice warm-up. by 2:00 back into the mid to low 50s. so a pretty seasonable day with clouds leaning toward the sunny end of things. as we head enter the rest of your forecast, by the end of your work week, we warm up into the mid to upper 50s, but it's very short lived. temperatures falling into friday. those details coming up. >> kris: all right. it's friday eve. time for fast track traffic. >> danielle: when you said "friday eve," i got really excited. it's not too bad out there. here's a look at the expressway this morning. it is about 25 minutes from
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let's go to the maps. we're watching a new accident south of town in sharon on 95. and the pike, no issues heading in or out of town. route 2 and 3 looking good. 93 slowing investigate become to 495 this morning. we had an earlier crash northbound on 93 in andover. that cleared. so good news there, and route 1 looking good this morning. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. about 25 minutes on the expressway braintree to boston. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim as well. the "t" running on schedule. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. we have breaking news from overnight with angry protests against donald trump's election taking place across the country from streets here in boston to los angeles and cities in between. this all comes as the president-elect is headed to the white house this morning to meet with president obama. >> kris: the two leaders will begin work on the transition of power. nancy chen is following this story. she joins us now with the
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>> nancy: we're learning more about what may be on their agenda today. one day after accepting his victory, president-elect donald trump's transition to the white house is already under way. he received his first official briefing wednesday afternoon, and he's set to meet with president obama in washington, d.c., later today. during his speech early wednesday morning, trump said he looked forward to working with everyone. >> for those who have chosen not to support me in the past, of which there were a few i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country. >> nancy: president obama and president-elect trump are scheduled to meet in the oval office at 11:00 a.m., while michelle obama will sit down with melania trump in the white house residence. ahead of today's meeting, president obama said he and his straight will do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition.
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power is one of the hallmarks of our democracy. and over the next few months, we're going to show that to the world. we're not democrats first. we're not republicans first. we are americans first. >> nancy: hillary clinton delivered her concession speech wednesday morning, addressing her supporters. >> we must accept this result and then look to the future. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead. >> nancy: the president-elect and his advisers have already started picking cabinet members. it won't be long before he starts meeting with foreign leaders. president-elect trump is scheduled to meet with japan's foreign minister next week. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: nancy, thank you. when the president-elect meets with president obama, we will have you covered. adam williams reports live from washington, d.c., later on today. >> kris: more now on protests erupting across several u.s. cities after donald trump's
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several people were arrested in los angeles for taking the protests a little too far. 7's sarah french joins us with more on that. >> wren:. >> sarah: guys, anti-trust protesters taking to the streets. in downtown los angeles, protesters burned a sculpture of donald trump's head. hundreds of protesters there blocked one of the city's busiest highways, the 101 freeway. police say at least 13 have been arrested as they smashed window, lit fires and threw yellow bael >> not my president! not my president! not my president! >> sarah: what started as hundreds of protesters in new york city quickly grew to thousands. a group outside trump tower even burned an american flag in the street. protesters in chicago also protesting outside trump tower. they say this election was not fair. >> so you don't feel like this was fair election because it looks like donald trump won fair
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hillary had more votes? more human beings voted for hillary. >> sarah: and more violence was reported in oakland, california, where protesters smashed windows, set trash cans on fire in the middle of the streets and damaged several businesses. trending online overnight, cal exit, the term is similar to "brexit," and calls for california to secede from the union. live in the newsroom, i'm sarah french, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: sarah, thanks so much. for more on protests we' over to 7's jennifer eagan who is on the common with more on that. >>. >> jennifer: chris, police say the protests were peaceful. the crowd here grew to 4,000 people strong. an anti-trump rally outside the statehouse drew thousands. >> our streets. >> we just want the stand up for the hate that's going on right
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know that he's not our president. simple as that. he's not going to be my president. i will never address him as such. >> jennifer: it started as a facebook event, boston against trump rally, and grew to thousands marching to the band stand on boston common. it was created by the boston socialist students, a self-described movement for the 99%. >> trump has said some hideous things about women, immigrants, people of color, all these things, so we want to build a movement to press back against what we think is going to be his repressive agenda. >> i personally do not agree with the outcome of the electiond sure that whatever happens our country stays united. >> jennifer: roads were closed as the protests, which continue to grow, march up beacon street and back to the statehouse. police say the rally was peaceful. >> we have adequate resources to deal with this crowd. it's a very large crowd. we had a march earlier with a different group. that went fine. they were very cooperative. >> jennifer: many of the people who were out here last
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hillary clinton, rather they were bernie sanders supporters. live in boston, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: jen, thank you. meantime, boston schools are offering support for students following the election providing councilors for anybody who is having trouble dealing with the outcome. let's head out live to boston and 7's. >> victoria: sick is here. unique for them to do this, vicki? >> victoria: this is an unprecedented step that the boston public school system is taking to offer these councilors in the wake of the election results. int, is the first time they've ever had to do something like this. the superintendent told students the district honors our democratic values while saying the coming days and -- may be challenging for some and celebratory to others. in an open letter to parents, he wrote, "as educators, we should use this opportunity as a teachable molt to have conversations with our students. question must ensure that our students feel safe by providing safe and respectful learning
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and to offering these councilors for the students, the district is also offering councilors to teachers, as well. live this morning in roxbury, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: vicki, thank you. despite dow futures nose diving overnight tuesday into wednesday, the dow closed near an all-time high yesterday. the dow was up 256 points by the end of the day at 18,589. the nasdaq also up 57 points to close the day at 5251. >> kris: police in rochester, new hampshire, are looking for a driver who allegedly hit a pedestrian and then took off. officers say this hit-and-run happened on betts road last night. aconsideredding to investigators, the 26-year-old victim was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. this morning officers are looking for a dark-colored sedan. a freshman at brighton high is facing serious charge, accused of stabbing a classmate. the alleged attack there happened in the school cafeteria wednesday morning. school officials say the victim
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the school was placed into safe mode while police investigated this case. officers arrested a ninth grader in connection with that crime. >> christa: happening today, the case against rachelle bond is headed back to court. bond is the mother of murderrered toddler bella bond. no word yet if bond will attend the hearing. bond's boyfriend, prosecutors say, michael mccarthy, murdered the the girl's body, which was found on belle island in 2013. ism still ahead, a promotional event meant to be fun turns ugly. how a trump tattoo giveaway backfired for a north end business owner. >> christa: and a new england serviceman with a sweet surprise for his girlfriend after he returns home from duty. >> sarah: and tollbooths come down on the mass pike. >> wren: we have another cold front pushing through tomorrow. will it bring us some wet
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at the expressway behind me this morning. it's about a half hour from braintree to boston northbound there. also south of town on 95 northbound in sharon, we have a crash. we're watching there. the "t" and commuter rail
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you're a civilian put your military duty, butt butt to put that all together on active duty, that's tough. >> christa: i love the sign, "dad, the cubs love the world series." >> trying the get engaged. wren, we saw a few showers popping up yesterday, will that continue into today? >> wren: good news, we're staying dry today. plenty of sunshine. we didn't see that much yesterday. just trace amounts of rain for most of us, a couple hundreds of an inch here. today mostly sunny skies this morning. cloud cover will thicken up a little bit. leaning toward the sunny side of things. by tomorrow things get breezy and chilly. so our highs tomorrow will be a little warmer than today, but they drop off into the afternoon. more on that in just a bit as we head enter your weekend, things cool down even more as we head into saturday. but good news is we'll rebound pretty quickly even by sunday and the start of next week. temperatures this morning are a mixed bag. much warmer at the cape. 46 degrees in p-town. take a look at fitchburg in the upper 20s. orange dropped down to 27 degrees. here in boston we're in the upper 30s.
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clear skies, we are starting pretty varied, especially as you head further west into massachusetts. right now not really much of anything when it comes to cloud cover, but again, that will thicken up as we do head into the afternoon. by tomorrow, we're looking at a front pushing through, and as this does push through, we're looking at some very breezy conditions. so wind gusts around 30, even 35mph. and you can see, cooler, yep, we're talking about cooler air pushing in behind this front. and that's going to cause tomorrow afternoon temperatures to actually fall mid-40s. so a closer look at our temperature profile here over the next couple days. today pretty seasonable. temperatures near 5052 degrees in boston. 53 crease in bedford. fitchburg in the low 50s. some of us potentially struggling to hit 50 degrees. i do think most of us will reach it in the low 50s. so pretty close to average highs. by tomorrow our highs look to be closer to the noon hour if not before. mid-50s for most of us. some of us a little cooler than that. but watch what happens as we
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off pretty significantly. so 43 degrees in worcester. even by 4:00 tomorrow afternoon, so you're going the want to bring a warmer coat to work even if temperatures are pretty mild by the time you head to work tomorrow morning, because by 5:00, temperatures could be close to 40 degrees. tomorrow night, temperatures in the mid-30s and that's going to continue to drop off for us. some cooler weather headed our way as we wrap up your work week and some cool weather into saturday, as well. take a look at wind gusts as we head into friday. so friday afternoon, some wind gusts i think are going the so you add in those dropping temperatures as well as these breezy conditions and it will feel cold as you head home from work tomorrow. saturday will be pretty breezy, as well. sustained winds out of the southwest. gusting up to around 29mph. even into tomorrow night, actually. as we head into veterans day. count on some breezy conditions, cool temperatures by the afternoon. but take a look at sunday. we rebound pretty nicely after that lapse of arctic air. >> time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh.
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>> danielle: we have one accident we're watching. then your typical morning traffic on the expressway northbound. it's about 30 minutes from rate rate -- from braintree to boston. we're watching an accident in sharon on 95 northbound at coney street. we have reports of cars in the median and blocking the shoulder from that incident. route 24 stop and go back to brockton. not seeing any issues on the pike this morning. route 2 looks good. stop-ao you're in good shape heading into town on route 1. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 25 minutes to half an hour on the expressway northbound. 12 minutes into town on the pike from 128. 93 southbound, 128 to the zakim bridge, 13 minutes. commuter rail riders, we have some delays on the lowell line and the franklin line. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. a giveaway celebrating donald trump's election took a troubling turn. >> kris: it all happened when
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threatened from offering some free "make america great again" tattoos. nancy chen has more on this story. >> nancy: kris, the owner was trying to drum up business after the election but then he started getting threats and had to turn away paying customers. a spur of the moment idea back firing. >> it's amazing how ferocious people became. >> nancy: boston barber and tattoo company offered free tattoos of donald trump's make america great again slogan. >> we thought it would be a fun thing to do. it turned ugly. rosa says 13 people showed up to get the tattoo, but backlash on social media and threatening e-mails became too much to handle. >> they were saying, "you guys suck." "is this a joke?" "f you." "never going in the shop again." i'm just like, wow, really? >> nancy: michael was the only person to get the tattoo. >> i wanted to put something
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proud of. >> nancy: the owner says this experience has taught him a lesson. >> i apologize if i offended anybody. maybe it was a little too soon to do something like this. >> nancy: de la rosa says if hillary clinton won the election, he would have offered free tattoos to her supporters, as well. >> christa: the hunt is on for a key clue after a victim found finding himself on the other side of the law. >> christa: tom brady talking about gisele laying down the law when it comes to politics and their family.
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>> kris: some trouble for the c's. celtics losing three straight, dropping last nation's game to the wizards.
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well. isaiah thomas, avery bradley and marcus smart did each score 20 points, but otto porter dominating the game for the wizards. he scored 34 points, put down 14 rebounds and the c's lost 118-93. they will host the knicks tomorrow night. >> jadiann: hey there, pats' fans. welcome to fantasy fixer. we're already on week 10. i'm jadiann thompson here with trey daerr. we get to talk some sports now. it's been a full week of politics. i hope you got out and voted. >> trey: i don't have a pen, but i voted. >> jadiann: good to know. the patriots taking on the seattle seahawks. >> trey: maybe too esm fattic. there you have the super bowl 49 rematch. big matchup, patriots' passing offense against the seahawks. secondary. richard sherman is an offensive back that can take away half the field.
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him. maybe some combination of rob gronkowski and julian edelman. chris hogan could be in for a big game. robert wood lit up the seahawks' defense. hogan a lot like wood in terms of his skill set. >> jadiann: malcolm butler intercepting that pass in the end zone. could there be some revenge? >> maybe for russell wilson. nobody's life has changed more since super bowl 49 than malcolm butler, no way to argue that. but russell wilson getting better each week. dealing with some injury problems. patriots' defense got to show me something. they've been good, but they haven't been great. no jamie collins. bill belichick will figure this out, probably not right away. russell wilson starts. >> jadiann: and jamie collins relegated to cleveland now. is he going to make a difference for the browns? >> trey: cleveland is a mess. cleveland browns are right where the dumpster fire starts. mike wallace explosive last week in pittsburgh. been really good these last couple weeks. mike wallace against a bad browns team, start him. >> jadiann: all right, everyone. go set your lineup. thanks for voting. >> christa: still ahead, a new england hospital canceling some elective surgeries over a suspected case of a deadly disease. >> christa: plus stuck in a
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caught in a pretty tight spot in grafton. >> sarah: plus we're live in boston. coming up we'll hear from voters about their reaction to tuesday night's election. ? ?
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england." >> kris: good morning. just about 6:30. thanks for joining us. i'm kris anderson. >> christa: it's officially thursday, or friday eve. >> kris: one step closer to the weekend. >> christa: that's so great to know. i'm christa delcamp. we have a new america -- member of our 7news team. we're excited about this. >> wren: i'm excited. >> christa: well, wren clair, how are you liking boston so far? >> wren: i'm loving it. i'm still exploring. a lot to explore here. it's going to be a couple years we're seeing mostly sunny skies. yesterday we saw a couple peeks of sunshine during the morning hours, but that cloud cover thickened up into the afternoon. trace amounts of rain. today we'll keep things dry. with these dry skies and some pretty varied winds out there, you can see more calm winds as you head further westward where we have a little breeze going more so across the coast as well as the cape. and that has led to some pretty varied temperatures for us this morning, especially with clear skies. 27 degrees in orange this morning. here in boston, we're closer to seasonable highs in the upper
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your 7 on 7 forecast showing dry skies throughout the day today. you don't have to worry about that cloud cover really thickening up too much as you head into the afternoon. you'll see partly sunny skies with a mixture of sun and clouds into the afternoon. temperatures right around average in the low to mid-50s. >> kris: all right, time now for fast track traffic with danielle gersh. we've reached that dicey point in the morning. >> danielle: cars getting by rt it does look like they're wrapping up this accident. so it should be clearing soon. let's go to the maps again. this is 95 northbound at coney street. 24 northbound stop and go back the brockton this morning. no issues on the pike. route 2 and 3 looking fine other than some stop-and-go traffic. 93 stop and go back to 495. route 1 looking good, though. take a look at those drive times if you're getting ready to head out the door. 25 minutes to half an hour on the expressway northbound. 13 minutes into town on the pike from 128.
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bridge, 19 minutes this morning. we're seeing some delays on the commuter rail on the franklin line and the lowell line. back to you, guys. >> christa: danielle, thank you. let's go to breaking news overnight. protesters from all over the country taking to the streets to protest donald trump's election. in los angeles, protesters burned a sculpture of trump's head. they also blocked one of the city's busiest highways where they lit fires and threw big yellow were reals on to the highway. police say that 13 people and president obama meantime welcomes the president-elect to the white house later on this morning. the two set to meet in the oval office to talk about the transition period. on wednesday both men said they would work together to bring together this deeply divided nation. and we just mentioned the protest nationwide here in boston. thousands of people took to the streets to protest trump's victory, as well. they held a rally outside the statehouse and marched right down beacon street. several roadways and streets closed off during that protest, but police say it was peaceful
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>> kris: now people in massachusetts overwhelmingly voted for hillary clinton, so many are wondering what a trump presidency means for our state and for our entire country. 7's nicole oliverio live in boston with more on reaction here locally. nicole? >> nicole: well, kris, hillary clinton got more than 60% of the vote here in massachusetts. many of the voters we spoke with say they believe the polls and were stunned to see trump win tuesday night. all eyes election. >> i was watching with my friends. it went one state after another for trump. >> nicole: now for many people in boston, the final results are sinking in. >> we were all going to go into work and nobody wanted to talk about it. >> nicole: trump's win a surprise even to the pollsters. the next day the pats' q.b. tom brady was asked about his thoughts on the election. >> i talked to my wife. she said i can't talk about politics anymore. so i think that's a good decision made for our family. >> nicole: a proud trump
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>> he's not perfect, i'm in the saying that, he has lots of flaws, but we this need a shake-up here. >> nicole: but several people admitted they fear for our future. >> it's disappointing to have a character make such egregious remarks about so many different kinds of people so consistently be the face of our nation. >> i also believe that the environment and an inclusive community should be our number-one priority, so i woke up feeling pretty dejected. >> nicole: voters who did, in fact, vote for trump. they said they're hoping that everybody will unite together after a divisive campaign. that's the latest live in boston, nicole oliverio, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: it was an extremely tight senate race in new hampshire. this morning we know that governor maggie hassan has won that coveted senate seat. she beat incumbent kelly ayotte by less than 1,000 votes. it was so close that officials took some extra time before declaring an official winner.
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hospital after a possible case of a dangerous disease. let's wring in 7's sarah french with more on the steps this hospital is taking now. >> sarah: the c.d.c. in maine is investigating a patient at the state's largest hospital who may have a rare and deadly disease. it's called prion disease. prions are rare proteins that cause neurodegenerative diseases like mad cow disease. maine medical center has proposed some surgical procedures to sterilize equip an rather to postpone them. the c.d.c. says preon disease usually progress rapidly and are always fatal. because this is such a race case, it is still unconfirmed. in the newsroom, i'm sarah french, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: happening right now, police in easton are looking for a car that may have been connected to a serious shooting. officers say that a florida man is in critical condition after being shot several times. two teenagers apparently found
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on tuesday afternoon. so right now officers say they are looking for 2016 mazda 3 see didn't with florida plates. the license plate number on your screen right now is 372-qqk. >> kris: prosecutors revealing dirs turning details about a salem police officer who is accused of raping an inmate. officers brian butler faced a judge yesterday. prosecutors say that cameras captured officer butler sexually assaulting a man in police custody. it was in salem police station on halloween butler's wife is the chief of police in salem. >> you know, we have a legal process for in this country for a particular reason. and it's to vet out the truth. that's what we have to go from here. >> kris: butler has admitted to having sex with the inmate, but he says it was consensual. >> christa: good news for your mass pike commute. the state is making progress on the switch to all-electronic tolling.
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manual tolls in favor of an all-electronic system. and officials say the work zones on the pike are expected to be gone already by the end of the week. >> kris: a, if making a great escape after getting stuck in a storm drain in grafton. the fox somehow, look at the poor little fella here, got his head stuck in this grate on danielle drive on wednesday morning. public works showed up, popped out the dwrait, and then they used the soap, dish soap to lubricate the moonl animal and get him free. now we know what the fox says, thank you. >> christa: he must have been so scared. up next, a major medical breakthrough that could have people who have been paralyzed walking again. >> sarah: pretty neat story. also a wild wipeout. a car chase turns into a foot pursuit when a motorcyclist loses control in california. >> christa: and boston schools stepping up, offering added support for kids struggling with the results of tuesday's
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>> kris: motorcycle rider leading police on a high-speed chase in los angeles.
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car and he fell off the motorcycle. you saw it happen there. he didn't stay put, though. he jumped up and tried to run away. officers were eventually able to track him down and they arrested him. >> christa: now to a medical breakthrough that has allowed two partially paralyzed monkeys to get back up. scientists say this eventually could work on humans. doctors in switzerland put a special implant in the part of the monk yes's brain that controls body movement. and researchers say it kind of works lick a wireless connectio cord. the monkies were able to walk normally in less than a week's time. scientists say they could potentially create similar devices for humans by 2020. so man from germany making this incredible discovery in his garden. he reportedly lost his wedding ring gardening three years ago. his wife always toll him some day he'd find it. six months ago she passed away. earlier this month he went to harvest his carrots and he found
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there around one of the vegetables. >> kris: remarkable. >> christa: when you lose something, don't you say that, it will turn up? >> kris: there are things i lost as a kid i'm waiting to turn up. sometimes they do, though. >> christa: don't give up hope. >> kris: know and go is next. we'll have all of your day's top stories. anti-donald trump protesters hitting the streets all across the country. some of those demonstrations crossed the line. >> christa: and this morning the trumps are headed to washington. we're learning new details about the high-level briefings that trump is already receivi. >> kris: and a dream come true for a local little boy. he got a chance to sign with the college baseball team. we'll tell you his remarkable
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>> it's 6:45, time the know and go. >> reporter: the president-elect set for a white house meeting. donald trump and president obama meeting face the face in the oval office today. >> reporter: plus taking their to the streets. protesters march on boston after trump's win. and public schools taking on the election result, as well. the help they're offering students and families here in boston. >> kris: it's time the know and go. we have all of your day's top stories. >> christa: let's start out with traffic and weather. here's wren clair with a check of your forecast headed out the door. >> wren: it's chilly heading further west. in boston we're around seasonable highs in the upper 30s. some of us in the mid-40s in
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bag temperature-wise. good news is we'll all warm up nicely today. plenty of sunshine and we're already looking at clear skies right now. a couple additional clouds as we make our way into your thursday forecast. so still leaning on the sunny side of things. by tomorrow a cold front pulls through. second cold front of the week for us here, and this one is going to do some damage when it comes to our temperatures here. temperatures are going to drop pretty significantly as we head into tomorrow afternoon. so while temperatures will peak in the mid-50s tomorrow, we actually will see temperatures drop through this afternoon. into the mid to 40s. on top of, that it's going to be very breezy for us. some wind gusts up to even 35mph. a closer look at the temperature change. today highs will be quite seasonal in the mid to low 50s. take a look at tomorrow afternoon. we're going to see peak temperatures, our highs actually closer to around lunchtime in the mid-50s. but as we head enter tomorrow afternoon, temperatures drop into the mid to even upper 40s by the time you're headed home from work. so definitely have a warm jacket nearby, because tomorrow will feel very cool for your veterans
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nicely as we head into your sunday forecast. >> kris: it's time for fast track traffic. danielle, what's it looking like out there? >> here's a look at route 1. let's go to the maps. 93 stop and go. braintree to boston northbound on the expressway this morning. lots of red. so half an hour there. our earlier crash in sharon did clear. 24 northbound stop and go back to brockton. no problems on t we are watching some delays on the commuter rail on the lowell line and the franklin line. back to you, guys. >> christa: all right. thank you, danielle. breaking news overnight. angry protests against donald trump's election taking place across this country from boston to los angeles and cities all in between demonstrators voicing their frustration. so all this taking place as president-elect trump is headed to the white house this morning to meet with president obama. >> kris: the two we good evening to work on the transition of power from the
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dan hausle live in new york city with more on today's big meeting. dan, good morning. >> dan: good morning, kris. some might think president obama should share some of the feelings of those protesters, but he proved quickly to invite donald trump down to the white house, saying it's important to have a smooth transition of power. and it turns out donald trump not the only high-profile guest expected at the white house today. some of those other guests aren't big fans of trump. trump towers and across the country offer stark evidence of the bitter divide left behind in the wake of one of the harshest presidential campaigns in recent memory. president obama has echoed donald trump's call for reconciliation. >> we're not democrats first. we're not republicans first. we are americans first. we're patriots first. we all want what's best for this country.
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and that's what i heard when i spoke to him directly. and i was heartened by that. that's what the country needs. dan dan the president spoke to president-elect trump after the speech. he invited trump to the white house to make sure there is a successful transition of power. >> it is no secret that the president-elect and i have some pretty significant differences, but remember eight president bush and i had some pretty significant differences, but president bush's team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running. >> dan: trump's transition team posted "working together we'll begin the task of rebilling our nation and renew ing the american dream.
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governor." sources say trump was too superstitious to talk about cabinet choices before he won. rudy giuliani, newt gingrich and reince priebus. a source cautions positions could change after trump has his say. while many are still protesting the man at the top of the ticket, trump's campaign manager is asking critics to give trump the same chance they once gave previous presidents. >> i hope some people w tamp it down, lay down the verbal firearm, tamp it down and give this guy a chance. >> dan: also scheduled to visit the white house, cleveland cavaliers, lebron james a high-from file supporter of hillary clinton. james and some of the other players have been openly questioning whether they would go to the white house if they repeated as champs and whether they would go to a donald trump white house. also scheduled today, ohio
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republican refused to endorse donald trump after a bitter primary fight. we're live in new york city, dan hausle, 7news "today in new england." >> christa:>> kris: the presidet will now have access to all of the nation's most sensitive secrets. nancy chen joins us with more on his high-level security briefings. nancy? >> nancy: chris, president-elect trump received his first official briefing on wednesday. that exchange of information is expected to continue until his inauguration in january. the big topic of the briefing, the transition according to reports, that transition will be carried out in new york where senior staff will meet with trump regularly and in large office in d.c., as well. top-level briefings, they will be conducted at trump tower. now, at this stage, two of trump's lead transition advisers, they are new jersey governor chris christie as well as alabama senator jeff sessions. and president obama will also have control over those briefings. he'll be able to weigh in and also authorize what's disclosed.
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>> kris: when the president-elect meets with president obama, we'll of course have it covered. 7's adam williams reporting live from washington, d.c., later today right here on 7news. >> christa: more now on the protests erupting in several u.s. cities after trump's election. let's go to sarah with more. >> sarah: thanks, christa. anti-trump protesters taking to the streets all over the country overnight. in two cities demonstrators burned trump statues. in los angeles, hundreds of protesters blocked one of the city's bidsest freeway. police say at least 13 have been arrested. they smashed win des, lit fires, threw yellow barrels on to the freeway. >> not my president! not my president! not my president! not my president! >> sarah: in new york city, demonstrators chanted, as you can hear, "not my president," and a group outside trump tower even burned an american flag in the street. in san francisco, hundreds
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others are calling for the state to secede from the united states. cal exit, similar to "brexit," began trending online overnight. several groups are protesting outside the state's capital calling for the state to vote on the cal exit issue. in the newsroom, i'm sarah french, 7news "today in new england." >> christa: sarah, thank you. here in boston police say close to 5,000 people also marched in protest. let's go to 7's jennifer eagan. jen, this remains peaceful, we understand. >> jfe police say protests here were peaceful. they drew thousands of people here chanting, "not my president" in front of the statehouse. the protesters then marched down on to boston common. police estimate the crowd grew to more than 4,000 people at one point. some who were out here last night said they didn't necessarily back clinton. they were supporters of bernie sanders. the protesters said they're taking a stand against donald trump. >> i personally do not agree with the outcome of the election, and i want to make
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country stays united. >> he's not going to be my president. ly never address him as such. >> jennifer: boston police did temporarily close some streets during the protests. there were no arrests, though. live in boston, jennifer eagan, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: boston schools are offering support for students following the election, providing councilors for anyone having trouble dealing with the outcome of the election. 7's victoria warren is live in boston with more on this. vicki? >> victoria: good morning. boston public schools taking this election, offering these councilors. the superintendent told students the district honors our democratic values while saying the coming days may be challenging for some and sell -- celebratory for others. in an open letter to parents, as educators we should use this opportunity as a teachable molt to have conversations with our students. we must ensure that our students feel safe by providing safe and respectful learning communities. they are also offering counseling and support services
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live this morning in roxbury, victoria warren, 7news "today in new england." >> kris: more news today here this morning. it is a dream come true for a little boy from stoughton who has been battling a very serious heart condition. >> christa: all he wants to do is play major league baseball, and he's take an big step to get there. ari schultz was drafted by the assumption college baseball team on wednesday. he's four years old, and he has congestive heart failure. in fact, he's already had several major heart surgeries. this was a very exciting day for >> all this kid wants to do is play sports. he loves baseball. he loves football. he loves soccer. >> christa: so as a member of the team, ari will attend practices, games and events. >> kris: working on that fastball there. >> christa: i love that story. it's a reminder of what we can personally do to make things better. >> kris: whatever we can do,
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today's forecast is important, wren. >> wren: today will be more of this with a few additional clouds as we make our way through your force forecast. still leaning on the sunny side of things. temperature-wise, a mixed bag. 29 degrees if fitchburg. 10 degrees warmer currently in boston. even warmer air as you head toward the cape. although we've started out pretty varied this morning with mild winds, especially further inland, as well as those clear skies, we'll warm up pretty nicely today. highs in the low to mid-50s for us throughout the majority of your day. we are a little bit cooler than yesterday, but tomorrow for veterans day we're going to feel much cooler than even today. our highs are going to be closer to around 11:00, noon tomorrow, in the mid-50s. with temperatures falling as the cold front pushes through new england. that's going to make temperatures tomorrow afternoon in the mid to upper 40s. so count on some cool weather for your friday forecast. today pretty mild. >> kris: wren, thank you for
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good morning. breaking overnight -- >> we reject the president-elect! >> protests over the election of donald trump erupt coast to coast. thousands marching on trump >> hey hey, who ho, donald trum has got to go. >> and thouin chicago, demonstrs blocking traffic in los angeles, oakland and portland, oregon, even burning an effigy of the president-elect in new orleans. white house welcome. president obama and the first lady set to meet with donald and melania trump this morning. once bitter rivals, the president now promising cooperation over the next 71 days. >> we are all now rooting for his success in uniting and

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