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shelley, now at 11:00, fire breaks out at a well-known portsmouth business. it does sound like there was a >>it does sound like there was a lot of damage so we are doing everything we can to help out. the support from other >>the support from other restaurants for the gas light' s employees. republican presidential candidate carly fiorina takes questions from granite state voters. and she didn' t shy away from strong opinions about either her opponents. mike: seasonably cool today, but the mild air makes a return soon. how much higher temps go over the next few days. the manchester-boston regional shelley airport is setting rules : for a popular gift. what you need to do if your drone will be taking off close by. a girl whose simple request has gone viral is being treated right in boston. the christmas wish from this arson survivor. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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shelley: clean up is underway inside a popular restaurant in downtown portsmouth after a four-alarm fire destroyed the building today. good evening, i' m shelley walcott. investigators have not released the cause of the fire but they are saying it is not suspicious. wmur' s kristen carosa joins us now with reaction from neighboring businesses. kristin many people walking by : are stopping to take a look at the loss here on market street. as you can see the building which has been roped off with caution tape. many are in disbelief that this has happened and the neighboring businesses say they are now concerned for the restaurants employees. clean up inside the gas light has begun. a devastating fire tore through the well known restaurant in dowtown portsmouth wednesday. it sits on market street. >> our first reaction was to make sure that everyone in here and over there was safe and unfortunately it does sound like
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are doing everything we can to help out, fed them while they were waiting to get their stuff out and stuff. >> kate boyle works at the portsmouth brewery, she calls the employees at the gas light family and feels for their loss. thankfully everybody in here was >>thankfully everybody in here was just fine and we weren' t affected and we are going to do everything we can to help them. the fire began early this >> morning, just as surrounding businesses were opening up for the day. i was walking to work today and >> there is water all over the ground. >> madison johnson works right across the street, when she arrived to work, firefighters were on the scene. >> at least no one was hurt, its definitely too bad but i think the responders really did their best to keep it under control and prevented a worse tragedy from happening. >> the building dates back to the 1800' s and has survived devastating fires in the past, this time it' s not the same story. >> i heard it was a grease fire, i don' t know if that has been confirmed yet but it is making us take a harder look at our own equipment, making sure that we have everything up to date, up
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>> bryan wittman works at fat belly' s restaurant and bar and knows the staff well, he says staff there are planning on helping in any way they can. >> we are glad that no one got hurt physically but it is going to be a long road to recovery, a lot of people have jobs there, a lot of people are going to be going to be looking to fill that gap i think. kristin everyone we spoke to is : hoping that the owner will rebuild very soon. we have been in contact with the portsmouth fire department. no official word on a cause as of tonight. live in portsmouth, kristen carosa wmur news 9. ,shelley the father who : triggered an amber alert in somersworth over the summer has pleaded guilty to charges in maine. jeremiah grant took his 18-month-old son from the boy' s mother in july, and brought him to maine. he was arrested there, and the boy was returned home unharmed. grant waived extradition to new hampshire to face additional charges. the state supreme court will hear an appeal of a 1971 murder
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robert breest was found guilty of killing 18-year-old susan randall by beating her, then throwing her body onto the frozen merrimack river. breest says he was wrongly convicted. his lawyers say new dna test results could lead to reasonable doubt, meaning he could be found not guilty if a new trial were held. in boston, northeastern university police are being armed with new weapons. the department' s deputy chief says the tactical rifles will be sent out with officers only in the case of an emergency. the officers won' t be regularly carrying the weapons around campus. the boston police department says it is concerned with the decision because their department wasn' t included in the process from the beginning. in commitment 2016 republican presidential hopeful carly fiorina is starting a three-day swing through the granite state. she held to townhall' s in
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>> despite getting just 5% of support in the latest wmur poll, carly fiorina says she will take new hampshire, and take down democratic opponent hillary clinton. >> i know the truth is in your heart of hearts, you cannot wait to see me debate hillary clinton. >> more than 150 people packed a lebanon auditorium wednesday night to hear republican presidential candidate carly fiorina speak but some also came for her no-holds-barred opinions on prominent democrats. >> the answer to crony capitalism is not more big government, because big government favors the big. the answer to crony capitalism is less government. and that is why we must repeal obamacare. because it is a classic example of crony capitalism. >> and republicans. >> this is what politicians do, they distract. president obama doesn' t have a plan to defeat isis so he talks about gun control and climate change. donald trump doesn' t have a plan to defeat isis so he talk about banning muslims.
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state poll released tuesday 32% of likely voters say they will vote for trump in the new hampshire republican primary as opposed to just 5% of support for fiorina. the former ceo of hewlett packard mapped out her blueprint for america' s success which she says includes defeating the terror group isis repealing obamacare and securing our border. when one town hall attendee asked fiorina why she didn' t support clemency towards undocumented citizens in the country for peaceful purposes. >> on this, respectfully i must disagree. and i will tell you why. when we become a nation that does not enforce the laws we have, then no one cares about the laws we have. >> >> fiorina will be in the granite state until friday and she will visit 6 additional new hampshire towns. for a full list of events head over to the candidate tracker on our website, wmur.com. in lebanon, stephanie woods,
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shelley: our new wmur-cnn granite state poll shows while hillary clinton is leading democrats nationally, she is still chasing bernie sanders here in new hampshire. right now sanders holds a ten point lead over clinton, with martin o' malley still struggling badly to get any traction. but by far, most democrats see clinton as the inevitable democratic nominee. >> clinton does have the perception that she' s going to win the primary, and that she' s the most electable candidate in the general election. so she' s the candiate that a lot of voters feel they should vote for, but not the candidate that they want to vote for. shelley 83% of democrats view : sanders favorably. clinton is also popular among democrats. we will have complete results from our poll on our website, wmur.com. three republicans arrive in new hampshire tomorrow to campaign. donald trump will be in portsmouth for the new england police benevolent association executive meeting. ohio governor john kasich will be in manchester for 3 events, and ends the day with a town
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south carolina senator lindsey graham will start his day on the seacoast, with events in greenland and exeter. he' ll attend a business forum in manchester in the afternoon. you can find more details about those campaign stops in the candidate tracker on wmur.com. we have the latest on drums, they are rising in popularity. a lot of people will be buying them for christmas gifts but you cannot fly them around the manchester airport. adam sexton has the story. adam this is just the leading : edge of what could be a number of new regulations issued in regard to drone use. but in this case airport officials say they just wanted to be proactive before all of those drones out there under christmas trees end up in the air. the rise of drone photography has given everyone a fresh look s natural
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to be able to fly and photograph from 60, 70 feet off the ground, it' s a wonderful perspective. you can see things in a way you haven' t seen them before. adam joseph st. pierre owns js : photography in concord and uses a drone to capture stunning images. but in this new frontier of videography, there are unknowns. st. pierre recently wanted to send up his drone within 5 miles of the pease tradeport but called off the shoot because he could not contact the air traffic control tower. >> i tried to reach out to the tower but there was no way to communicate with them. there' t s just at manchester-boston regional re aiming to : solve that communication problem by adopting a widely accepted industry standard of requiring all drone operators within 5 miles of the airport to contact the tower before flying. reach. >> we'
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are, where you are, what type of user you are, and what type of altitude you' re going to be operating at. adam mht is issuing the new : policy in advance of an expected boom in recreational drone use. >> from all reports we' re hearing as many as a million new unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, may be coming on the market this year. adam commercial operators like : joseph st. pierre applaud the airport' s proactive approach. >> now we have people we can call, which will make our jobs easier. adam if the tower doesn' t like : what it' s hearing from someone calling in with a drone flight plan, airport officials say they' ll try to work things out, but if they have to they will contact law enforcement. in manchester, adam sexton, wmur news 9. shelley bobcat hunting is closer : to making a return in new hampshire. fish and game commissioners voted today to approve initial rules for a short bobcat season. a maximum of 50 licenses would be issued each year, allowing its holder to take one cat. the state banned bobcat hunting in 1989, but studies show the
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then. investigators are revealing new information about the couple behind the mass shooting in san bernardino. coming up on news 9 tonight. the other target they may have been considering and the attack investigators say they aborted a few years earlier. this 7-year-old girl is being treated in boston for burns she the simple wish she' that' s being granted by people from around the world. their way back to new hampshire over the next couple of days. what follows for the weekend, that is coming up. shelley free snacks are back for flights.
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and pretzels. for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours. i'm hillary clinton and i
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shelley: thousands of protesters marched in chicago today. there have been weeks of fallout after a video showing a white teenager. new details about the couple who plotted and carried out last weeks deadly shooting in san bernardino, california. investigators say this may not be the first attack they
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s brandi hitt reports. >> a terror plot years in the making. the fbi director revealed, san bernardino killers, sayed farook and tashfeen malik, discussed waging jihad as early as 2013. >> they were actually radicalized before they started courting or dating each other online and we' re working very, very hard to understand did they have other plans. >> authorities are now investigating whether this san bernardino area high school may have been their next target. photos of the campus, farook visited as a health inspector, were found on a cell phone the couple tried to destroy. >> when somebody launches this type of attack typically there are other sites. >> and now word of an earlier plot. members of congress tell abc news farook' s friend, enrique marquez, who' s accused of purchasing the assault style rifles claims he and farook planned an attack in 2012 but got cold feet. one of the biggest problems for investigators, the shooters' electronics are encrypted. malik, from pakistan, was able
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fiancee visa. raising new fears about whether terrorist matchmakers. are using similar relationships to gain access to the u.s. >> do you agree with me that if it was arranged by a terrorist operative of an organization, that is a game-changer? it would be a very, very important thing to know. the fbi director says terrorists are successfully using encryption now to hide conversations. as investigators work around the clock trying to decode the killer couple' s messages. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. shelley an airport terminal that : spans two countries has opened to passengers. the terminal is on the u.s., mexico border, between the cities of san diego and tijuana. passengers can park on either side of the border, go through customs inside the airport, and then cross a bridge to get to the terminal in mexico. officials hope fewer travelers will have to drive through the congested border crossing 15 minutes away. united airlines is bringing back
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starting in february. if you' re on a flight that takes off before 9:45 in the morning, you' ll get a caramel-filled dutch waffle. passengers throughout the rest of the day will choose between two snack mixes one with zesty-ranch flavors and the other asian-inspired. the airline dropped free snacks in 2008. a young survivor' s christmas wish is going viral. safyre terry is being treated at shriners hospital in boston, after she was severely burned when someone set fire to her home in new york. her father and siblings were three killed. safyre' s aunt posted a picture on facebook, asking for christmas cards for the 7-year-old to hang on a tree and people from around the world have responded. she is a normal and healthy kid. >> she just has trauma. >> she is an engaging kid. she wants to know who you are. she wants to know whats going on and she is not afraid to ask questions.
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: are now raising money to help s travel and medical expenses. we' ve posted the address on nice gesture. turning to the weather, i almost fill like i should pull out the going to be so nice. mike: some have never even put supercold get. impartial sunshine, and even though temperatures were cooler than last several days, still above average by three or four degrees. here comes the latest system from the west, with mild air overhead it' s all going to be in the form of rain. there could be a touch of
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the high-end concord, 43. a little above where we were yesterday and a little above the average. nowhere close to the record, but in the next two days we will be making a run close to the mid to upper 50' s. no rain out there right now, scattered showers back to the west approaching as we go through the overnight. through the morning commute they will be right overhead. they will be scattered but we do get a couple of showers that will only last about a half hour to an hour then dry air begins to take over once again. could be a couple of isolated areas in the great north woods that experience a touch of freezing rain but it will not be a widespread issue of north. 30'
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going so are -- this has been the standard pattern over the last several weeks and that looks to continue for quite some time, even beyond this upcoming weekend. the system marches through early tomorrow morning, a couple of widely scattered showers developing on futurecast in the mountains of the great north woods. the slight chance of a touch of freezing rain but not a major issue expected there. early morning fog and low clouds and then back into partial sun. highs in the mid to upper 50' s. days, upper 40' s north, 50-54 not all that cold tonight. out to the morning commute tomorrow. beyond that, notice where s on average for friday, the weekend
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of sunshine and clouds. the best chance of rain will be monday afternoon through early tuesday. the middle of next week is looking quiet as the search for snow in southern new hampshire keeps on rolling.
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on-the-job training for president does not work. benghazi, beheadings, paris. our lives depend on a commander-in-chief with experience, who understands the world. time is of the essence. negotiation, ambivalence or delay, are not acceptable. the first with a plan to destroy isis? john kasich. new day for america is
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. jamie it was a big matchup on : the montreal ice tonight. the old-time rivals, the bruins and the canadiens, hooking up on national television.
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in canadien colors for the national anthem. 3 out of 4 losses for the b' s coming in. first goal of the game to the home team. thomas plekanec out in front of the net, his 8th of the year. beats tuukka rask and makes it 1-0. 2nd period a bruin gets injured, an important bruin. assistant captain david krejci goes out after this collision with lars eller. upper body injury. still 1-0 montreal after 2 periods. how about this effort? loui erickson with a shorthanded breakaway, able to find the net as he goes crashing into the boards. pretty goal, 1-1 game. his 11th of the year. right after that 42 seconds later. bruins on the attack. landon ferraro is able to score up high, stick side against mike condon. third. big win on the road, bruins take it 3-1. ending a seven-game al. monarchs played at 11 am this morning. the game by zac larraza wins it
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to windham' s emma joanis, who the celtics game tonight. the green team was on the parquet floor. the celts hosting the chicago bulls. evan turner comes up with the second quarter, ball. he is alone, so why not go with the 360 jam? he throws it down. rebounds. jimmy butler, fastbreak dunk at the half, bulls up. the bulls led by three at the half. isiah thomas drives and scores, plus the foul. a 3 points play. 96-88 celts. he had a team-high 20 points. then jared sullinger. jumper from the top of the key. celts reach 100 on the scoreboard. he had 10 points, 16 rebounds. boston with a nice win at home. 105-100, 8 players scored in double figures. friday, the c' s host the undefeated golden state warriors. dartmouth basketball at umaine tonight. for the big green miles wright the hoop and one. he had a game high 19 points.
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dartmouth win 79-69. four straight wins for dartmouth over the black bears. girls high school basketball division three, bow taking on the mascenic vikings. bow, leah crompton finds amanda murray for the basket. mascenic brier haigh with the backwards hoop. bow, crompton to murray to andrea fortin for 2. crompton also scored 19 points. jordan babin hits a three pointer. falcons win 35-13. two straight losses for the patriots. they look to rebound as they play at the houston texans on sunday night football. the patriots are only favored by 3 points over the 6-6 texans. houston has a great defense. >> we have a good plan this week, hopefully we can execute it. we' re just going to go out there and do a great job of execution because it' s a great defense. there' s not going to be much
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>> and outstanding job with the team given where they were after the miami game. they' ve won four of their last five games. jamie: finally, it is time for the riverstone game. dartmouth and unh hockey meet on the ice saturday night in durham. the big green and the wildcats. coming off a win and a tie against maine over the weekend, unh likes the way they played. if they can win over the green, unh will even their record at the christmas break. dartmouth would love to knock them off on the road. that should be a fun game to watch. shelley still to come on news 9 : tonight. a major change is coming to boston' s annual fourth of july fireworks show and concert. the event leader who is walking away after decades of
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ok, we're here. here's dad. mom. the twins. aunt alice... you didn't tell me aunt alice was coming. of course. don't forget grandpa. can the test drive be over now? maybe just head back to the dealership? don't you want to meet my family? yep, totally. it's practically yours, but we still need your signature.
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shelley the spirit of giving : continues. and wmur is hoping you' ll help those in need once again. our annual spirit of giving food drive kicks off this friday. we' ll be collecting non-perishable food donations
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wal-mart locations in new hampshire through sunday. all the food collected will go to the new hampshire food bank. next year will mark the end of an era for a boston tradition. the man who created the city' s july 4 fireworks extravaganza will retire as executive producer after the 2016 show. david mugar actually paid for the event for the first 27 years, later finding sponsors. over the next few months, mugar hopes to find his replacement and a new sponsor. >> you know, as you get older in life, you have to adapt in life. and i' m not complaining in the least bit. i' ve had a great run of it and now i want to position it so it will live on for a very very long time. shelley mugar turns 77 soon. : liberty mutual ended its financial support last year, but mugar is confident he' ll find a sponsor for his last year. a quick last check of the weather. mike: it' s all about mild
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look at those highs, not even close to normal for december. 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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announcer: a horrific terror attack in paris. then, a brutal act of terror here at home. it's time for a tested and proven leader who won't try to contain isis. jeb bush has a plan... to destroy them. and keep america safe. jeb bush: the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. announcer: tested and proven
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jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. people are working harder than ever, but the everyday cost of perscriptions, child care, or even just buying groceries can be a stretch for too many families. hillary's plan: raise the minimum wage, get equal pay for women, cut taxes for the middle class, and new incentives for business to share profits with employees instead of just rewarding ceos. those at the top are doing just

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