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areas, and any treated service should be in fine shape as temperatures are right here 32 degrees. that pink shade in and around the mount washington valley all the way back to the 89 corridor and north and west of concord, this is the area of greatest concern between now and about 10:00 this evening. for the most part, just above freezing lakes region south. the mount washington valley at 31 or 32 and this is why we have the freezing advisory extended until 10:00 for most areas north and west of concord. allow some extra time and keep in mind any untreated surface could be sleep in those areas through the evening. what about more changes for later tonight, tomorrow, and the end of the week? all of that straight ahead. jennifer right now firefighters : are still on the scene of a five-alarm fire in bedford. smoke has been billowing from the home on burleigh terrace for
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s jennifer crompton is live at the scene with what we know about how the fire started. >> we are here where the fire started at about 2:30 this afternoon. as you mentioned, fire crews still on the scene. just moments ago they were pouring more water onto this, a little bit of smoke still showing but basically the upstairs is guided -- gutted from the top down into the house. the five-bedroom home sits on a hill at the top of a cul-de-sac. according to the chief, the nearest highways nearly a mile away so the water had to be brought in by tanker trucks from over a dozen communities. many still on scene at this hour. nearly 60 firefighters are here.
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called and reported smoke. the official cause remains under investigation but it appears it started under the roof and may before the smoke was detected. >> it was not accessible from the ground. there were no access points to get into the attic. very difficult once it gets conditions. >> the family has lived here for several years and neighbors describe them is very nice hurt. according to the chief, the home is likely a total loss. the department says they will be on scene for at least a few flames are out. they' ve ever seen anything quite like this. a gas station was robbed overnight.
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cash was very unusual. shelley walcott joins us live shelley: this suspect' s m.o. was different it shook up the clerk so badly she could barely , provide any details to police. manchester police say they' ve never seen anything quite like it. >> it certainly unusual. shelley these surveillance : photos show a robbery that took place just after midnight in manchester. >> an unknown assailant walked up to the cashier' s booth at the speedway gas station on massabesic street allegedly doused the booth with lighter fluid and threatened to light the booth on fire. shelley police say the robber : demanded cash, the clerk complied and the suspect took off. and that' s when his trail went cold. >> we believe that he fled on foot westerly down hayward street a canine track showed negative results. shelley the clerk was not hurt, : but was unable to provide many details about the robber, who was wearing a black ski mask and
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>> she was pretty shaken up based on the threat he made to douse the booth on fire. shelley so far, police say this : robbery does not appear to be connected to any others. and they say so far this year, robberies on average, are significantly down. >> we' re down 11% from the same time last year in 2014 shelley: so again the robbery here very different and police have very little to go on. if you have any information that can help them at all, you are asked to give them a call. live in manchester, i' m shelley walcott, wmur news 9. >> police are looking for this man. he is in his late 20' s are early 30' s between 5' 2" and 5' 5". call police if you have any information. >> a huge show of support for a dover woman who broke her
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former ballet instructor. lissa curtis says she was assaulted in march of 2013 when she was at an international competition overseas. a judge found the allegations against the massachusetts man to be credible and granted a order in early november. today was a hearing to give him a chance to present his side, and determine if it would be made permanent. supporters who filled the courtroom, wearing red, say her voice is helping sexual assault victims find strength to end their silence. >> it takes a lot of courage and encouraging lissa to be brave and to stand for other young women who haven' t been able to. >> we' re standing with her and with any of the other women out there that are dealing with this kind of thing. people really care about this, people want justice to happen, i' m just so thankful for people coming out and supporting the cause. >> the judge ended up extending the temporary stalking petition because the defendant did not
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massachusetts law enforcement has been unable to serve him the court order, so the hearing is being rescheduled. he has not been charged with a crime. tom: boston marathon bomber dzhokar tsarnaev wants a new trial in a new location. tsarnaev did not attend the hearing at the federal courthouse in boston today. he remains locked up in a federal prison in colorado. wmur' s amy coveno was in the courtroom this morning and she joins us live in the studio with why the defense thinks their client should be acquitted. amy: the appeals process is frustrating to many people because we have a defendant whose attorneys first words to the jury were.' you have the right guy' . but in death penalty cases the appeals process is automatic and experts say will likely drag on for ten years. the defense team is relying on a 2013 supreme court decision. the so-called johnson clause mandates that ' crimes of violence' meet specific criteria of physical force.
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toole 15 of the 30 counts against their client fail the crimes of violence test and should be tossed out. the defense asked the court to give their client a new sentencing proceeding one that , takes the death penalty off the table. there, in fact, will be many appeals although legal experts tell newsnine tsarnaev does have the right and power to withdraw appeals and submit to the penalty that' s been imposed as in the case of the oklahoma city bombing, when timothy mcveigh withdrew his appeals and was eventually executed. jennifer to commitment 2016 now, : new jersey governor chris christie made a stop at the airport diner in manchester today for our candidate cafe series, where he explained his route into politics. and the role his family is playing in his run for the white house. wmur political director josh mcelveen has more. josh if you see chris christie, : there a pretty good chance
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and today was no different. >> you know we have always been a team since weve been marries almost 31 years ago wether it was my career or chris' s career. >> i have spent more days here than any other candidate and i think mary pat has spent more days here than any other candidate other than me. >> wharton biz school graduate, really smart really organized and he looked at me and he said how will you support my daughter? and we said we' ll figure it out and he looked at me and said doesn' t sound like a plan chris -- like a plan. 31 years old and i ran because i , was angry because they had decided to widen the road in front of our house in front of neighborhood. it was a county road. and i was angry and i think it showed, and i used to talk about that meeting all the time wheer
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and did not pay any attention to us. and i think it resonated with a lot of people and they said why not him the young kid with the , mouth -- with a big mouth. let' s put him in, so what happened with the road, it never got widened. and i looked at them and i said listen, we are gonna walk out and our lives are going to change. i want you to remember two things. it is all temporary, and the people that are the most important in your life or always the people we will serve. >> and to keep himself grounded, christie thinks about the biggest influnce in his life his late mother. >> she' d say so your running for president, big shot, i changed your diaper buddy,hahha. tom: some home grown christmas cheer is on the way to troops serving overseas. coming up on news 9 at six, how
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happen year after year. jennifer and, cold temps mean s mountains. we' ll take you to loon, where skiing is underway. mike: damp and cool as the tonight into how much rain we wednesday. which areas could see snow before the week is over. if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work
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tom: farms in new hampshire and vermont have donated hundreds of christmas trees for a special program that says thanks to those who are serving our country. jennifer earlier today the trees : were loaded and shipped from a farm in bethlehem. wmur' s mike cronin shows us where they'
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: rocks estate in bethlehem is a popular holiday destination. but for dozens of volunteers it' s where they pack up the , holidays tree by tree. >> jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way. >> as part of the trees for troops program these balsam and fraser firs will be delivered to military families in fort leonard, missouri. >> i really think that we forget how difficult it is being away at christmas. >> 450 trees from farms in vermont and new hampshire are sent down this assembly line made up of bethlehem 5th graders and combat veterans, are loaded onto the fedex truck and are being sent south today. >> it' s one of those things where we get a chance to give back. so it' s satisfying in that respect. it' s always good to work with the kids and the other folks that come out to volunteer for this. mike: in its 10th year the national program is bringing about 21,000 trees to service
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abroad. it has special meaning for simon pitre. >> well it' s really important to me because my brother' s in the military and i know how other families feel because they miss them. mike: in the coming days trees will arrive around the globe bringing with them christmas cheer and a little piece of home for many of our troops. >> one of the greatest things that you can send actually when you send a tree is the scent. so that scent in new hampshire and vermont really makes them think of home. >> in bethlehem, mike cronin, wmur news 9. tom: getting a little bit of snow up north. mike: before we get there a
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tom: the ski conditions continue to improve at mountains across new hampshire. as of today loon mountain has eleven trails open. the mountain opened last wednesday and has been trying to open trails as quickly as possible. over the past few days the weather has been cold enough to make snow. they hope to have even more terrain ready to go and open by the weekend.
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. things even better. a little bit of freezing rain in parts of northern and central new hampshire. we did see a little bit of sun early today at the coast. before clouds came in and s, only rising near 32 degrees during the late morning in early afternoon when a band of rain raced on through. part of it did race into portions of new hampshire. the icy threat does continue for a few more hours north and west of concord before he goes to primarily all rain. then it is a wet wednesday, up to an inch and spots between later tonight and tomorrow night but it will change over to snow on thursday and after that it quite' s down for several days. here'
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advisory extended until 10:00. all of the upper valley and areas to the west of concord. temperatures are right near 32 degrees in a few spots so any untreated surface could be a little bit slick. the greatest concern should be the northeastern part of the lakes region and into the great north woods over the next few hours as temperatures there are right near 32. some mixing cannot be ruled out, temperatures right around 31 or 32 degrees and beginning to warm up a little bit in some of the higher terrain with readings -- in the mid-30' s. after this moves through, more wet weather down to the south and west has to move in. by then temperature should be well above using state wide. plymouth down to just northwest of concord right around that magic 32 degrees and it will
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bands of rain move in from the south and west and into the day on wednesday. tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow night, before that moves off to the east and then the back edge rotates through up north on thursday when cold air moves in. that means a few inches of snow are not out of the question through the great north woods. at an inch of rain between now and tomorrow night. then the changeover to snow. we could see anywhere from 2-4 inches in many spots from pittsburgh all the way down into the heart of the white mountains with some of the highest elevations getting even a little bit more. occasional rain elsewhere, s and it could rise of it in some spots by morning. wet weather tomorrow, the steadiest in the afternoon and night.
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south and then it' s dry through the weekend. jamie: david price will like that weather when he comes to
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jamie: well now we are talking, boston red sox. in desperate need of a top-of-the-rotation starting
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got their guy. free agent lefty david price. according to the boston globe, boston has agreed to a seven-year, $217 million contract with the 30-year-old left-hander. price went 18-5 with a 2.45 era last season, very good. he also gave the sox fits for years as a member of the tampa bay rays. david price, reportedly coming to boston. the boston bruins and the celtics are both off tonight. the bruins skate tomorrow night at the edmonton oilers. the celts won in miami last night they wont play again until thursday when they host the sacramento kings. the worst records in the nba this year, the celtics own the nets first round draft pick in 2016, so we are rooting for wins by every other team on this list, other than the nets. with three seconds left, a field goal the browns' travis coons with the 51-yard field goal , attempt to win the game.
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the game-winning touchdown and the ravens win. the unh football season is over, and things will look much different the next time we see the wildcats play a home game. and that is because the new wildcat stadium will be complete for the home opener in 2016. they will host holy cross for the first-ever game at the new stadium. as you can tell there is a lot of work to do, but you can start to envision a beautiful facilty. >> is coming along really well, it' s on schedule and under budget. it' s exciting to look at. they are sealing off the stadium can be. i would ask people to contemplate putting in their year. his. noon american athletic conference championship.
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