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have a good day. >> they were both armed with assault rifles, they were both armed with handguns. sean: police say they have killed the people who opened fire in southern california yesterday, killing more than a dozen people. we are learning new details about the suspects. erin: the man accused of killing his parents and setting their manchester home on fire last year is set to plead guilty. matthew dion will also learn his fate today. kevin: the flakes will be flying in spots today. we will tell you how much we are expecting ahead. sean: opposition is mounting against a proposed natural gas pipeline in southern new
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning to you and thanks for joining us. i' m erin fehlau. sean: i' m sean mcdonald. we will have the latest out of california in just a moment, but first, let' s talk about a miserable day. erin: and foggy this morning. kevin: and very changeable skies for us. up north, snow developing this morning could lead to 1-3 inches of accumulation. central and southern areas, early clouds giving way to partial sunshine. a west to northwesterly breeze today will guest of 235 -- gust up to 35 miles per hour. much more in just a bit.
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s take a look at your morning ride. we are joined live right -- by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. deb: good thursday morning. we are going to start off with some problems on interstate 89 northbound. a tractor-trailer has jackknifed trying to avoid a deer and the fuel tank ruptured, so crews are trying to get that cleaned up. we are also seeing road closures on 93 south in the concord area. they are removing the old bridge and you will be detoured back onto the highway around the 89 merge. if you are commuting into boston right now, all major roads in massachusetts are up to speed. this report is being brought to kia of nashua. i'
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>> why would he do something like this? i have absolutely no idea. >> we' ve got one guy down. one guy in the back of a car. erin: the two people accused in a mass shooting in san bernardino, california are dead this morning after a shootout with police. they have been identified as 28-year-old syed farook and 27-year-old tashfeen malik, his wife. police say they are confident that they were the only shooters. sean: investigators say they were armed with assault rifles and handguns and targeted farook' s coworkers, who were holding a celebration at the time. the couple killed 14 people and wounded 17 others and appeared to be on a mission. erin: lauren lister is in san
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[sirens] lauren: it ended much as it began, with a barrage of gunfire , captured on this cell phone video. four hours of terror in san bernardino after gunmen stormed an office building, killing 14 people. the final confrontation on a neighborhood street lined with houses. a dark suv riddled with bullets. >> we are reasonably confident that we had to shooters and we have two dead suspects and they were armed. i do have information on what they were armed with. both were armed with assault rifles. lauren: the brother of one of the suspects speaking out. >> i have no idea. i' m in shock myself area lauren: law enforcement track down the
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attacks took place. >> that kind of sounded like a shooting range. lauren: those working their phone to their families. >> she was shot and she was scared and she just said, i just wanted to tell you i love you. >> she called us from the hospital and she is doing better , she' s ok, she' s alive. lauren: they targeted a workshop and training event inside the center. farook was an environmental specialist for the county and had worked there five years. sean: governor maggie hassan says emergency management and public safety officials are keeping a close eye on the situation and say that, if resources at large gatherings. >> i' m just thinking about how i' m thinking of the victims of
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all need to come together and find common sense ways of preventing these horrible, horrible mass shootings. sean: we have much more about the shooting on her website,, including a breakdown of what happened and when. we will also bring you new developments through the newscast. erin: the man accused of killing his parents in manchester in march of 2014 and then setting their home on fire and running from police for more than a year will be sentenced today. matthew dion reached a plea deal last month. ray brewer has more. ray: under the terms of that plea deal which was announced last month, dion expected to plead guilty to two counts of second-degree murder and a single count of arson. other charges would be dropped, including possession of child
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pornography. he strangled his mother and killed his father by strangling him or striking him on the head. he set their home on fire a few days later and then went on the run. family members were consulted about the plea deal and simply wanted matthew dion to spend the rest of his life behind bars. under the deal, he would be sentenced to two consecutive terms of 30 years to life on the murder charges and 7.5-15 years on the count of arson. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: thank you. right now, salem police are looking for the man they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint last night. he entered the super petroleum on south broadway. he pulled out a gun on the female clerk and grabbed the cash from the register.
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his upper lip and is about six feet tall. s office has been notified after a raymond. no one was hurt. unrelated warrant. sean: state lawmakers are speaking out the proposed natural gas pipeline in southwestern new hampshire, as kinder-morgan holds another round of community meetings on the project. debate was heated last night in ringe. senator kelly ayotte said that concerns have not been properly addressed. annie kuster said the project is not serve the best interests of granite staters/ the governor said the plan should not go forward if the concerns cannot be addressed.
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old data, we are presented with half answers, we are only enough to ask. successfully operating over 50 miles of hype line in new hampshire for over 50 years. sean: they propose to break ground on the pipeline in january 2017. erin: police catch shoplifters all the time, but an officer is earning praise for what he did after tracking down an alleged thief and saving a girl' s birthday. sean: granite staters are rallying support after thousands
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kevin: for a lot of folks, we start off with wet highways due to all the rain we have seen in the last 24 hours. in the north country, we will look to a switchover to light snow. we will talk about the winds of change and what it means for the weekend coming up. sean: portsmouth police officer is earning praise for helping save a child' s birthday. erin: he was called to the ocean state job lot for an alleged shoplifter. she had stolen the items to make a birthday cake for her daughter because she could not afford them. the officer returned the items to the store and then bought them for the woman so the child could have a cake. >> we were overwhelmed. it is certainly one of the more kindhearted gestures we have seen -- i' ve personally seen -- but which we' ve seen at the store. >> i can only speak for the officers i work with in the department and i suspect i' m
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for the right reason, to do the right thing at the right time. erin: he says the officer did not want the child to suffer for the actions of her mother. sean: donations are pouring in after someone stole thousands of dollars worth of toys and gift cards from operation santa. after the story aired on news 9, enough people stepped forward to replace everything that was taken, including a $1000 donation from the granite state credit union. >> the people out there are overwhelming. lot of different companies. people are coming in and giving lost. sean: a big thank you to everyone who stepped up in this effort. investigators are looking -- working with local retailers to see if any of the stolen gift cards have been used. you can help put a smile on a
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s face by donating to the wmur spirit of giving toy drive. along with our partners z107 and rock 101, we will be collecting new, unwrapped toys at toys "r" us and at the crossings. members of the wmur team will be out there to thank you for your generosity. you will be stationed there tomorrow morning. erin: yes, i will be there in manchester. come on down and show us what you have collected. sean: a lot of toy drives going on right now. erin: coming up, learning to live off the land. we will check out a local homestead offering programs about organic farming.
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erin: doctors are urging parents
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the number of deaths tied to crib bumpers has tripled in the last seven years alone. in two thirds of cases, there was nothing else in the crib. sales are band in chicago and maryland. sean: an appeals court in south africa has upgraded the conviction against former olympian oscar pistorius to murder. that ruling came down early this morning after prosecutors appealed the manslaughter conviction in the death of his girlfriend. he is currently under house arrest after serving one year of a five-year sentence, but now faces a minimum of 15 years behind bars. erin: a growing number of people are eating organic foods and now you can learn how to grow your own organic options. d-acres farm is an educational homestead. each month, they offer a breakfast and tour about living
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during the summer, you can stay in one of seven treehouses to learn more. go to to learn more. kevin: did either of you ever have a treehouse as a kid? erin: i didn' t. sean: neither did i. i had a platform. i think it was one sheet of plywood. [laughter] erin: that' s cool. kevin: it is. we start of early with clouds, eventually giving way to sunshine out of the white mountains -- south of the white mountains. we could total up to a few inches of accumulation there. temperatures will be in the mid to upper 30' s there today. everyone in on the wind today, which will be gusting out of the west later on this afternoon. still a little bit of a breeze out there tomorrow. brighter skies. ferrer skies into the weekend.
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rer skies into the weekend. you will notice that out to our west, quite a bit of shower activity. a lot of this will lean in across the northern part of the state. you can see the general swirl of an area of low pressure still left over. it does not mean central and southern areas may not see a stray shower moving through, but i think it will be warm enough in most locations that that will be in the form of rain showers. otherwise, it is quiet all the way to the west coast. that will leave a big area of high pressure in control as this system pulls away. in the north country, temperatures are freezing to the low 40' s. showers later on tonight. temperatures will start to slip
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westerly winds feed in. for the southern areas, partial sunshine getting us back to 45 degrees. as a matter of fact, things will probably hold steady for a day or so and then start to climb over the weekend itself. mid-30' s to mid and upper 40' s. the snow most prevalent in the white mountains. beyond that partial sunshine for southern areas and brisk winds, which diminish to breezy conditions later tonight. partly to mostly sunny skies tomorrow. mostly sunny skies for both days over the weekend, which will lead us to temperatures anywhere from the 40' s on saturday to the lower half of the 50' s by sunday. 1-3 inches of accumulation up north. here is a look at your early december forecast.
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kevin: no, it doesn' t. a little bit of a breeze out of the west on sunday. next system, next late tuesday or wednesday. sean: that looks like an early november forecast. police in california have killed a man and woman they say opened fire yesterday killing 14 people and wounding 17 others. the couple targeted the man' s coworkers during a celebration and they are confident they were the only shooters involved. let' s check in with ray brewer. ray: the man accused of killing his parents and setting their house on fire is expected to be in court today. matthew dion expected to plead guilty to two counts of second-degree murder and a single count of arson. other charges will be dropped. sean: salem police are looking for the man in this surveillance video. he robbed of super petroleum on south broadway last night at
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sean: i want to be this guy. a california man hits on an incredible streak of luck, hitting the lottery twice. erin: last week, he won $1000, so he decided to use that money to buy more scratch ticket and this time, he won $10 million. who is this guy? he has not decided what to do. sean: i bet he' s going to buy more tickets. erin: i know. can you believe that? sean: disney and bloomingdale' s
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erin: all of the outfits in the force for fashion show are based on characters from the new "star wars" movie. all of the money will be donated to the child mind institute, which helps kids battling mental health and learning disorders. sean: is this like "star wars" sheikh -- chic? erin: we are going to get you some wookuie ie wear. [laughter] sean: some impressive holiday light displays are popping up
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: good morning, everybody. thursday, december 3. visibility low in some spots. fog throughout southern new hampshire. erin: if you feeling you are waking up in a fog, it is not you. it is the weather. we continue to follow that developing story out of san bernardino, california. a couple suspected of opening fire at a supper for the -- 14. the man accused of killing his parents last year is expected to plead guilty to second-degree murder charges today. derry police are trying to crash that left one person dead. sean: you have a snow
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kevin: we broke it out while you were sleeping. we start off with the snow continuing to make its way to the north country early on. for the rest of us, the wind will be picking up today. a fairly changeable sky today. it will go back and forth between clouds and sunshine with the risk of a passing shower down south. snow could total 1-3 inches up north. sean: let' s check out the roads. we start with a live look at i-93. kevin: for a look at the morning drive, we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning. if you are starting your morning commute on interstate 89 heading to the upper valley, we do have an incident at mile marker 5.1. a tractor-trailer has jackknifed and split the fuel tank.
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the earlier roadwork on 93 southbound at exit 12s has wrapped up. we see some heavy fog on 93 south in hooksett and that will 293. if you are commuting into boston, we are not seeing any problems or incidents. you by peters honda, nissan, and kia of nashua. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. deadly shooting out of san bernardino, california were police. erin: authorities believe the couple open that -- opened fire at a social services center for the disabled, killing 14 people and wounding 17 others. >> all of a sudden, it was right here. >> it was like boom, boom, boom, boom, boom.
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erin: the shooting set off a massive manhunt. four hours later, police got into a shootout with the suspects. nikole killion has the latest. nikole: the fbi is trying to figure out whether this was terrorism or a workplace shooting. chaos in california. after a heavily armed couple opened fire at a holiday banquet at a social services center outside of los angeles. >> we are still searching the motive component. nikole: the shooters were identified as 26-year-old enoc ayuso -- the shooters were identified as 28-year-old syed farook and 27-year-old tashfeen malik. the pair were killed in a shootout with authorities after a search for their suv, a fake bomb thrown at officials during the chase. >> we do not know if this was a terrorist incident.
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president obama: we have a pattern of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world. there are steps we can take. nikole: the president is pushing for common sense gun safety laws and stronger background checks. sean: you can find continuing coverage of this developing story on, including a timeline of how this all unfolded. erin: we will bring you updates throughout the show and "good morning america" will have extensive coverage starting at 7:00. murdering his parents inside their manchester home and then setting the home on fire is today. erin: matthew dion killed his mother and father in march 2014. he went on the run after the crime and it was not until june of this year that he was finally captured.
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the superior court house in manchester. ray: matthew dion is expected to plead guilty to two counts of second-degree murder and a single count of murder -- arson. other charges would be chopped under the terms of the plea deal. he killed his father robert and his mother connie at their home in manchester. he set the house on fire days after the murders. according to court documents, he killed his mother by strangling her and his father by either strangling him or striking him in the head. after the killings, he went on the run for 15 months, captured in june in florida. he will be sentenced after entering his guilty pleas today. he faces 30 years to life on each murder charge, they would
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reporting live outside superior court in manchester, ray brewer. sean: thanks. police in derry are investigating a deadly crash on lane road before 10:00 yesterday morning. the car was driving at a high rate of speed when it went off the road and glanced off a tree. it then burst into flames. the driver died at the scene. the victim' s name is not being released. erin: a search is underway for two men accused of dragging a deerfield police officer with their truck. police had active warrants for derek kelley and michael hilber, when they were pulled over yesterday. the officer was dragged 15-20 feet, but was not hurt. police are now looking for a blue chevy pickup truck with the license plate number 3835943.
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been sentenced to five years behind bars for conspiring to transport a manner -- minor for prosecution -- prostitution. police say multiple people, including 26-year-old enoc ayuso , were involved in transporting the female from boston to salem. sean: a former nursing assistant has been indicted on charges that he assaulted an elderly page and. timothy morrissey worked at bella nursing home in goffstown goffstown. another worker saw timothy morrissey sexually assaulting a woman with dementia. his license has been revoked. the peas their national guard base will be performing -- pease air national guard base will be
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sean: democratic presidential returning to the granite state today. republican john kasich will also be in new hampshire. he kicks up with a townhall meeting in salem. erin: the manchester police athletic league building will soon be getting a major makeover. the center was selected by the nonprofit group building on hope to be the center of a major renovation project. plans include new heating and electric systems, new sports equipment, and a state-of-the-art kitchen. the renovation will take place with 100% donated materials and labor. sean: the new hampshire veterans home in tilton is celebrating 125 years of operation. a public ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the town hall. the home opened in 1890 for union veterans of the civil war.
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coming up, a christmas controversy surrounding one new hampshire town. why organizers of a tree lighting event in marlborough were asked to remove the word christmas from their flyers. erin: some people in indiana are dealing with a holiday dispute. a federal judge has banned a high school from performing a live nativity scene. kevin: snow up north eventually sets up nice weather for the
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>> you are watching wmur news 9 daybreak with erin fehlau, sean mcdonald, and kevin skarupa. now, news 9 continues. kevin: thursday morning, december 3. we continue to watch the transition over to light snow in the north country with the potential love 1-3 inches -- potential of 1-3 inches of accumulation eventually giving way to partial sunshine and wind gusting over 30 miles per hour. we will have much more coming up. erin: we are learning new details about the couple accused of that mass shooting in san
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sean: authorities have it in a fight the suspects as 28-year-old syed farook and 27-year-old tashfeen malik. they said the couple was heavily armed and dressed for battle when they opened fire yesterday on a holiday banquet at a social services center for the disabled . were wounded. authorities announced that that the department of public health. he was an inspector. he and maleic were killed -- malik were killed in a shootout with officers hours later. the suspects through pipe bombs out the windows and shots rang out once they were cornered. >> we are at san bernardino and sheadin. one guy is in the back of a car. >> just for the update, we have the suspect vehicle.
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wait for the bearcat. sean: that is how it unfolded. authorities are not commenting deadly shooting. erin: the military says two army pilots were killed last night in a helicopter crash near fort campbell in tennessee. they were doing a routine training mission when the chopper went down. the helicopter was on fire when first responders found it in a river bottom. a plan to close the military prison at guanta namo bay and build a new one in the u.s. has been rejected by the white house. the obama administration considers the proposal too expensive. it calls for $350 million to build a new prison for high risk detainees in the u.s. and requires $300 million more every year in operating costs.
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fentanyl with the intent to distribute in new hampshire. luis nieves was arrested while trying to deliver two kilograms of fentanyl. erin: organizers of an annual christmas tree lighting in marlborough were forced to removed the word christmas from school flyers. the event is always advertised in the schools and organizers say they never had a problem before this year. that is why john fletcher, the commander of the american legion post, was so surprised and offended when the superintendent said the word christmas needed to go. he agreed to wipe out christmas on all 250 flyers, but refused to use the word holiday, as the school district requested. >> it is not a holiday tree. it is a christmas tree. if you want a holiday tree, put one up for valentine'
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erin: the superintendent released a statement. sean: let' s stay on that theme. a christmas controversy is brewing at a high school in indiana. a federal judge banned the school from performing its live nativity scene, calling it an endorsement of religion. a student filed a complaint. >> this father and son feel offended by it, then they should just not participate and not be around it. >> that has been a tradition for decades. right now, it is broken. sean: the injunction is only for the 2015 show, which means there could be appeals. the school system will decide whether to appeal in the next
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erin: the boston bruins played a late game at the edmonton oilers last night. the game was scoreless going into the second period because of two great saves. later on, the bruins were down 1-0, when they lit the lamp, getting on board. in the end, the oilers won it, 3-2. sean: the red sox finally announced the signing of 32-year-old outfielder chris young, who played for the yankees last year. it is a two-year deal worth $13 million. young has hit very well at fenway park. he rounds out an impressive outfield. young was an all-star in 2010 with the arizona diamondbacks. >> now, your storm watch 9 forecast. erin: after all that rain yesterday we dealt with, we are dealing with a little bit more
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kevin: it is going to be a very interesting day, region by region, across the state. the farther north you go early this morning, we are going to see any sort of rain shower activity go over to somewhat snow and that will be coming down for quite a bit of time. we could set up 1-3 inches of accumulation. you can see the ball of the moisture from the system the last couple of days continuing to show offshore. i think western areas of the state will have a better chance of seeing a couple of mixed showers depending on your elevation. it transitions to light snow and will be around this afternoon. the upper-level system tends to be around after the main system moves through. the upper-level system tends to wring out what is left of the moisture.
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today as we continue to head into that season. . some pretty thick fog and s are down to less places. we are going from the mid-30' s to the lower 40' of the state. the 30' s elsewhere early this morning. i don' t think you will encounter too many roadway issues besides the fog this morning. high temperatures into the afternoon going into the mid to upper 30' s with light snow up north. the temperature atop mount washington will cool off. the 45 in manchester will feel cooler than that in the afternoon, as we will have a westerly wind gusting to even 30 miles per hour. light snow going on in northwestern and northern parts of the state, diminishing to
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a brighter and breezy day for us tomorrow. then the beginnings of a warming trend after a cool start saturday. 40' s on saturday. it looks like lower and mid 50' s on sunday. it looks like a great weekend for travel. we are not expecting any precipitation. pressure. once it goes by, there is nothing out to our west. s s. s. see? a possibility along or north of the white mountains. along the foothills, you could see a couple of mixed showers out there today. it will be a spotty, light coating of snow.
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off. that is ahead of the next system. that is kind of a stay tuned situation right now. everything points to rain showers. sean: i think a lot of people wanted the switch by this point. kevin: we hear from both sides of that debate on facebook. [laughter] sean: we are asking you to show us your holiday lights display. erin: we stopped by a home in hudson putting on an amazing show. paul and his family created this display on pelham road. they started checking out there yard 15 years ago and they said it takes the about two months to plan everything. you can share your light displays by uploading a picture or video to our u local page. sean: that is super impressive. i guess i shouldn' t complain when i have to untangle eight
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erin: no, you shouldn' t. sean: still to come, many people are wearing ugly christmas sweaters this time of year. you may be surprised how popular the sweaters have become. this family decided to do their christmas photo griswold-style, as a tribute to the classic movie "national lampoon' s
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sure, tv has evolved over the years. it's gotten squarer. brighter. bigger. it's gotten thinner. even curvier. but what's next? for all binge watchers. movie geeks. x1 from xfinity will change
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sean: welcome back. we see what kevin' s closet looks like. tis the season to score the ugliest holiday sweater. the popularity of ugly christmas sweaters has skyrocketed. is one of the biggest sellers. two brothers started the
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are on track to sell more than $5 million worth of "ugly" sweaters. erin: i like the "fragile." kevin: why just keeps is confined to christmas time? why not where this all year round? erin: you make a good point. they have to have a new line of ugly sweater vest. sean: yes. erin: a picture of a take death cake decorator' s artwork is going -- a picture of a cake decorator' s artwork is going viral. the worker she asked to decorate it was autistic. aldridge says -- aldrich says she was perfectly happy with the result. kevin: it has been shared more than 100,000 times. sean: happy ending to that
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coming up in the next hour, the robber they say held up a gas station at gunpoint last night. ray: the man accused of killing his parents and setting their house on fire expected to plead guilty today. we will tell you the sentence matthew dion is expected to get. nikole: chaos in california. i' m nikole killion with the latest on the west coast shooting, plus president obama' s reaction. sean: the legal battle continues for oscar pistorius. an appeals court upgraded his conviction to murder overnight. erin: people across the country came together to help keep a tradition going at arlington
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it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. most new wealth flows to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by over a million small contributions, people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message.
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