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erin: now on daybreak, state of the state. the issues governor maggie hassan is expected to discuss during her address to a joint session of the legislature. sean: the clock is ticking to win over new hampshire voters in the presidential primary. candidates are crisscrossing the state. kevin: it is a mild start to the day across quite a few areas across the state. we will talk about the inevitable cooldown ahead. erin: a convicted sex offender says he is a changed man after 16 years behind bars.
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now, wmur news 9 daybreak.day, it will feel like winter again. kevin: we start off early this morning with clouds and a couple of light showers. temperatures are in the 40' s and 50' s. we will have a wind picking up today. that is going to clear skies out in central and southern spots. through the day. much more on what the fall brings for the weekend. let' s take a look at your thursday morning ride. we' s deb davidson.
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deb: good morning, kevin. that earlier crash on 93 north in sanbornton has been cleared and traffic is moving well. interstate 89 is moving well from concord to the upper valley. southbound looks good, as well. 93 is up to speed into salem. 101 eastbound and westbound, no delays bedford to hampton. if you are commuting into massachusetts, we are seeing very heavy volume at and south of the 495 connector. sean: thanks. governor maggie hassan will speak to a joint session of the to deliver her state of the state address. variety of topics including
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with the drug crisis, and jobs. this could be the last state of the state that she gives. it is set to begin at 1:30 and you can watch it live here and on our website, wmur.com. sean: with just five days left before the new hampshire primary, presidential hopefuls are stepping up their campaigns and their attacks on each other. erin: we start with the democrats, who are going to square off for a debate tonight live from unh. ray brewer is live in durham. hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in another televised event last night. ray: that was a townhall event at the opera house in derry.
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bernie sanders, who is leading by a wide margin, was up first. he was asked about tax care, help -- homelessness, and health care. he also talked about expectations in the granite state. >> are you still an underdog? >> of course we are in underdog. we are taking on the most powerful political organization in the country and that is the clinton organization. ray: hillary clinton fielded a variety of questions, including end-of-life issues from a man with terminal cancer. she said she believes the right wing conspiracy against her still exist. >> they played to keep, they came -- play to destroy.
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whatever they can to thanks. on the republican side, ted cruz and donald trump are stepping up their attacks on each other. trump does not like how crews played the game -- ted cruz played the game in iowa. ted cruz used the word "trumper tantrum" to describe his attacks. >> you talk about liars. >> donald is so erratic. do you really want his finger on the button? sean: both candidates are in new hampshire today hosting several town hall meetings. while trump holds a commanding double digit lead in the polls in new hampshire, he may be vulnerable. >> there will probably be one other candidate.
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be somebody seen as an alternative to trump. if trump should not win, a number of campaigns will be in bold and to hit him a lot harder. -- emboldened to hit him a lot harder. sean: john kasich has several events planned here today. he talked about how he has faulty addiction crisis in his home state. -- fought the addiction crisis in his home state. >> we are in the prisons without rehabilitation, treating the person who has trouble with drugs. sean: even though he is lacking in the polls, chris christie says he will work up to the last day to earn the support of voters. he has several events planned today. >> we knocked on 11,000 doors last weekend in our campaign and our guys said 50% of the people said they were still undecided.
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[laughter] erin: the republican field is shrinking. rick santorum officially ended his bid for the white house last night and threw his support behind marco rubio. rand paul suspended his campaign, but has not offered an endorsement for another candidate. there will be a new system available on tuesday to help those with visual impairment to vote. this video released last night shows how one for all works. voters will get audio instructions on how to vote. when you are done, the tablet will print your ballot. sean: a man convicted of sexually abusing a child more than 20 years ago once a judge to reduce his sentence. lawrence cook says he takes full
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he is serving at least 22.5 she was four years old. his supporters say he can make a difference in the community. >> his ability to testify to the community about the seriousness of his crime and help others is reason for him to not be spending the next six years in state prison. >> from the bottom of my heart, i' m truly sorry. i pray that they can find the strength and comfort knowing that i will never hurt anyone again. sean: the judge said he will make a decision by next week. the girlfriend of whitey bulger could be facing more time behind bars. catherine greig pleaded guilty to contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury about bulger' s time on the run. she is already serving eight
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erin: still ahead, the weather is causing problems for popular events and some have been canceled. sean: do you like to guess when the ice will go out on lake winnipesaukee? freeze over this year. erin: police in manchester are looking for to dangerous men
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kevin: thursday morning, february 4. we start off on the mild side. still a couple more showers to get through.
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the cooler air to start arriving . we will have the details on the weekend coming up erin:. several students will testify in concord urging lawmakers to stop the sale and trade of shark fins. sean: the students are all between 8 and 13 years old and are members of the spca' s starfish club. they are scheduled to speak to the house fish and game and marine resources committee this morning. erin: with the lack of snow and cold weather, organizers of several popular winter events are changing plans. lakes and ponds. ice yesterday. the world championship sled dog derby and the vintage snowmobile race have been canceled. the pond hockey classic is still on schedule for lake waukewan,
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colder temperatures to solidify 10 inches of ice. many people like to guess when the ice out will occur on lake winnipesaukee, but there is a bit of a twist this year. we are still waiting for the lake to freeze over. technically, we are told that ice in his when there is too much ice for the ms mount washington to navigate. most of the kos a -- coves are frozen over already. ice out is when the ship can reach all of its stops again. sean: i went up in dave emerson for that plane and that video looks like something you would see in april or may. this video has environmental experts excited. this is the only wild jaguar known to be living in the u.s.
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erin: testing is underway for what could be a cure for type one diabetes. johnson & johnson is speeding up the testing of a stem cell treatment. they are starting treatment with a small number of human patients after animal trials 112. this is the first diabetes test to reach human trials. sean: south korea has detected signs that north korea is getting ready to fire a long-range rocket. the north has launched it will announce an observation satellite later this month.
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and others think it is a test of a missile that could reach the u.s. mainland. south korea said they will shoot down any rocket flying over its territory. erin: the irs hopes to have all of its e-filesystems back up today -- e-file systems back up and running today. they don' t anticipate major problems. people who don' t enjoy dairy -- can' t enjoy gary can now -- dairy can now enjoy ben & jerry' s. they have made popular favorites now with a vegan-approved allman the base. -- almond base. sean: this video has animal
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this is video of the only known wild jaguar living in the united states. his name is el jefe and he lives in the mountains of arizona. i' m not sure how they learned his name. does he walk around saying, my name is el jefe? [laughter] sean: wasn' t he in "three amigos"? erin: that is a great movie. sean: it got snubbed by oscar, though. [laughter] kevin: we still have a couple of showers to get through. it does look like that will give way to partial sunshine into the afternoon in what should be another mile day. in places like plymouth, temperatures have not gotten out of the 30' s. you jump into the 40' s rather quickly and abruptly as the wind
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temperatures fall back through the 40' s into the afternoon. there will be a fairly long train of moisture offshore that will back in. there is the potential for six inches of snow on cape cod with that. that is not what you see on the maps right now. this is that disturbance. it makes its closest pass early tomorrow morning. it could provide a little bit of areas of the state early tomorrow morning. temperatures are going anywhere from the 30' the mid-50' and 40' s in the north country and 32 atop mount washington. temperatures will fall off a little bit as the west wind temperatures.
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temperatures will become a little more uniform. we do see the trend over the next several days to gradually bring in cooler air. midday high temperatures in the mid-50' s. upper 40' s to lower 50' s through the monadnock region and into the upper valley. some of the sheltered valleys in the 30' s likely jump into the mid to upper 40' s only to start falling off again later this afternoon. 40' s to start and 40' s to finish. this stops the clock at around 1:00 with clearing skies for central and southern areas. temperatures start to slip back later this afternoon and into this evening. we have mainly fair skies for
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cooler air certainly will be the trend for us. all high temperatures for the 30' s to near 40 degrees until the middle of next week. the window of time will be late monday night through wednesday morning for the next snow showers. the maps differ and are all over the place right now. be coming back. kevin: and it is not going anywhere anytime soon once it gets here. ray: bernie sanders and hillary clinton will square off tonight in a televised debate at unh. last night, each took part in a televised town hall. sanders was up first. as for hillary clinton, she dealt with end-of-life issues from a man with terminal cancer and she says she believes the
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sean: donald trump and ted cruz are stealing the headlines on the republican side by going after each other. rick santorum and rand paul suspended their campaigns yesterday. governor maggie hassan delivers her state of the state address this afternoon in concord. erin: coming up, it takes about a minute to ride the elevator to the observation deck of the
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the great-grandmother works five days a week. she has delivered a lot of riblets over the day. erin: she is kind of new to the job, but i' m sure she makes some tips. hundreds of runners took part in an impressive annual challenge. sean: it is part of the empire state building run up. they climbed all 80 flights of stairs, which works out to about 1576 steps. the winners reached the top in about 10 minutes. you' ve got to be light on your feet. i start breathing on two stairs. erin: the celtics are hot right now. they are climbing the playoff ladder and they kept it going
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: feels like april out there, but it is february. you can see a little bit of rainfall wedding the roadways out there. -- wetting the roadways out there. erin: democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are gearing up to go head-to-head tonight in a debate at unh in durham. governor maggie hassan is preparing to deliver her state of the stated dress before a joint session -- state address
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two men are wanted for a violent assault. sean: two birthdays. alice cooper. facebook is 13 years old. kevin: really? we start off early with clouds, a stray shower, and then with the westerly wind picking up, it starts to clear skies out and it sends the temperatures to start falling later on this afternoon. thing is? kevin: no. later. 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning. traffic is beginning to increase and build through the state. we are seeing the heavier volume through the hooksett tolls and from londonderry down into salem.
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mill yard. 101 westbound is moving well, but it is busy at 293. 101 eastbound is a bit congested. the everett turnpike is a good ride. no problems south of the state line. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: democratic presidential hopefuls hillary clinton and bernie sanders will face-off in tonight. erin: ray brewer joins us live in durham. good morning. ray: good morning. the debate between the two democratic front runners is scheduled to begin at 9:00 tonight at the johnson theater both candidates took part in a televised town hall last night in derry.
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he also mentioned which republican he would like to run against. >> frankly, i' m prejudiced -- i want trump to win the republican nomination. [laughter] >> i would love the opportunity to run against him. ray: in the second hour, it was hillary clinton' s turn to answer questions. she addressed end-of-life issues and the military and she said there is one thing she and bernie sanders can agree on. >> they want to control our country, senator sanders and i agree on that completely. they want to rig the economy so they continue to get richer, they could care less about income inequality. ray: that was billionaires that she said she and sanders could agree on. heading into the debate tonight, sanders is maintaining a big lead in the polls over hillary
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>> i do think they would like it to be close. it is all about exceeding expectations. the sanders campaign is concerned about how big their lead is because anything short of that may be seen us falling short of expectations. even if the clinton campaign doesn' t win, they want to be much closer. ray: tonight' s debate begins at 9:00 and is televised on msnbc. ray brewer, wmur news 9. sean: marco rubio huddle townhall -- held a town hall last night in dover. >> wire people turning out and tuning in? the answer is because you know this is not a normal election. year. this is not a choice between republicans and democrats.
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what kind of country is america going to be in the 21st century. sean: rubio has townhall meetings in three towns today. erin: jeb bush has also been busy on the campaign trail. he made the case is experience makes him the best fit. >> we need someone who understands how the world works and why this extraordinary country needs to lead the world and why we need to fix the mess in washington. erin: the former florida governor will speak to employees in pittsfield today. he has a townhall meeting in derry. sean: carly fiorina is making several stops today. speaker at the new hampshire anselm college. she is now second to last in the national polls and earned just one delegate in the iowa caucuses. >> nobody said i could make it
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i started out with less than 4% of voters knowing who i was. i be chris christie and john kasich -- i beat john kasich and chris christie in iowa. i beat mike huckabee, who was ahead of me in the polls. sean: you can learn more details about all of the candidates by going to wmur.com. erin: a reminder -- the gop candidates will gather on the stage this saturday for their final debate before the new hampshire primary. wmur and abc news are sponsoring that debate. governor maggie hassan will address. it happens this afternoon. she plans to highlight new hampshire costs economic -- new hampshire' s economic situation
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erin: a search is underway for two men wanted in connection with a violent assault in manchester. a 21-year-old man said a group of men attacked him inside an apartment on tuesday night. the victim suffered several wounds, but is expected to recover. police are looking for 19-year-old jackson crawford and 18-year-old aaron sisto in connection with the attack. crawford is wanted on charges including criminal threatening with a deadly weapon and armed robbery. sisto is wanted on armed robbery and assault charges. both should be considered armed and dangerous. sean: a child is recovering after being hit by a car in somersworth in the area of high street yesterday. the injuries were not critical. erin: officials in hampton are conducting a test following -- more tests following a sewer leak that caused waste water to
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the wastewater is now being main. sean: mn from keene is facing child -- a man from keene is facing child sex abuse charges. michael lang is accused of assaulting a child under the age of 13 on more than one occasion. a drug bust in winchester landed one man behind bars. officers say they searched the home of 50-year-old james foster on monday and seized 620 bags of suspected heroin, as well as a quarter pound of suspected marijuana. erin: a hampton man is also accused of selling heroin. 52-year-old mark wright was warrants. one stemmed from when he allegedly sold heroin to a police informant last year.
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millionaire in california. >> somebody is going to miss a huge fortune, unfortunately. sean: the winner of a $63 million lottery prize has hours left to claim their money. erin: an interesting situation for shoppers in this store. a sea lion started to roam around. kevin: this is the last of the milder air that we have out there.
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kevin: thursday morning, february 4. away from central new hampshire, it is very mild. temperatures will start to fall off later this afternoon as skies clear. we will talk about what the new air mass brings in time for the weekend. sean: the criminal case against comedian bill cosby is moving forward. erin: the case now moves to a preliminary hearing to determine if prosecutors have enough evidence to prove that cosby sexually assaulted a woman at
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the case was reopened following accusations by dozens of other women. sean: a man is accused of posing as a catholic priest and ripping off members of his church. the 59-year-old has officiated baptisms, weddings, and funerals since the 1990' s. he allegedly sold bogus tickets to see the pope in philadelphia last year. he is accused of scamming church members out of $50,000. >> it is dishonest. the church is not about that. >> i' m glad they got him. >> people like that need to be taken off the street. sean: he could face up to 21 years behind bars. erin: check out this crazy scene in california. somehow, this car ended up on top of that roof. the car apparently came through the wall of a home next door, but it is not clear how it
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quite a parking job. sean: you just don' t see that every day. a lucky lottery winner in california has a few hours left to claim a $63 million prize. the winning ticket was purchased on august 8, 2015. the store says it will only use surveillance video to confirm a winner, not to track down the actual buyer. many people are searching for old tickets in hopes they strike it rich. >> my wife finds a lot of things in my drawers. there is a chance. [laughter] sean: if no one claims the prize, it will be the largest amount to go unclaimed in california, shattering the previous record. not one of the tickets you want to find tomorrow or the next day. erin: that would be awful. i can' t imagine. maybe they will find it at the last minute.
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erin: gold cross ambulance service is using software to predict where the next calls may come from. dispatchers move ambulances to the areas where there will likely be an emergency call. this is especially helpful during snowstorms, when it can take extra time to respond. google will wire select public housing buildings where it operates. google fiber will be giving away more than $1 million each year in services in kansas city alone , all part of a plan launched by the white house last summer. sean: the celtics climbed to
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detroit pistons last night at td garden. boston took control early on. isaiah thomas took at the other way for the reverse lay in. boston went on to win this game 100 2-95. manchester monarchs fans will be seeing a lot of pink at the home game this weekend. it is the annual pink in the rink game to raise awareness for breast cancer. the monarchs will wear pink jerseys that will be sold at auction to benefit the breast cancer center. erin: a road race scheduled for primary night in manchester has been postponed. the fat tuesday 5k will now be run on saturday, february 13. millennium running is expecting more than 1000 runners to take part. sean: some shoppers in california got a bit of a surprise when they spotted an unlikely customer at a store.
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little shopping of his own. some customers ran off. others took the opportunity to grab a little bit of video. the owner says the sea lion must' ve climbed a staircase that leads to the store. this is the most logical way one would get into that store. it took a little coaxing and canned salmon to get the sea lion to go back to the water. erin: i love the shot of him up at the checkout. [laughter] erin: i wish there was one of those little bells. he could have gotten it with his flipper. sean: i think he was looking for sometime -- some tide detergent. i think i did better in the earlier hour. switch on your dvr. [laughter] kevin: hatching fog in central parts of the state.
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-- lake are in the 30' s. we are in the 40' s to the s. there is a front back to the west without a lot of fanfare. westerly winds start to pick up. there is going to be a situation 30' s in central spots. you will jump quickly only to this afternoon. temperatures should hold where they are before falling. there will be a pretty abrupt changes some point. eventually, the rest of you will feel it. temperatures in the north country start off in the low and
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right around mid day when these highs will be relies to us a good heart of the state. we will have some lingering clouds up north. the same front that moves offshore, a little area of low pressure moves off that. snow, anywhere from boston south may be close enough. mainly fair skies. the next chance will be late saturday night and early sunday. we will have an area of low pressure moving across lord on saturday. the next chance for us with that
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we are not expecting any huge problems out of it you read once the milder temperatures move away, we bring in the much cooler air. temperatures are back into the 30' s to lower 40' s. if anything, behind the secondary front, we get even colder early next week with that window of time monday into tuesday. this weekend, the high school penguin plunge on saturday, hawaiian blue well theme. on sunday, we have usa as the theme. we have the master penguin ready to go. we will be there along with wokq to lead the plungers into the ocean. erin: are you doing it both days? kevin: yes. i could not listen -- resist the theme. a very short grass skirt may be worn by me. sean: oh gosh.
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temperatures, the warmer the water feels. sean: i' m still stuck on the grass skirt. how short is this skirt? [laughter] sean: some people in texas broke ground on the tallest cross in the western hemisphere. it will stand 210 feet tall. the tallest cross stands 495 feet tall and is located in spain. a little boy in texas is gaining national attention because of his special relationship with his pet duck. his parents had no idea they would bond so closely. video of the bird and the boy during bath time is now going viral. [laughter] erin: what do you want to bet that duck has to climb into that bathtub every once in a while? that is quite a duo. it is now 6:51. still ahead, a final check of your top stories, including a
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democratic front runners at unh. time for our u local hot shot of the morning. for valentine' s day. he is offering free kisses this year.
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look
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to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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erin: updating our top stories. sean: the democratic presidential candidates are preparing to face off in a debate tonight on the unh campus. ray: the debate between hillary clinton and bernie sanders gets underway at the johnson theater tonight at 9:00 a day after they squared off at a town hall in derry. they appeared separately on the live televised event on cnn. tonight' s event is sold out at unh. it is the last televised debate between the two before new hampshire voters head to the poll. erin: governor maggie hassan will deliver her state of the state address today at the statehouse in concord. you can watch the speech live on wmur or on our website.
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convicting -- sexually assaulting a child 20 years ago wants a judge to reduce his crime. the judge said he will make a decision by next week. erin: a search is underway for two men wanted in connection with a violent assault and armed robbery in manchester. 19-year-old jackson crawford and 18-year-old aaron sisto should be considered armed and dangerous. sean: we could see a little fog and mist on your ride to work today. let' s check some drive times. not a bad ride. kevin: they can affectionately call that mr. drizzle. [laughter] kevin: we are edging up by one or two more degrees in southern spots today, but that' s it. southern spots will jump to either side of 50 before cooling off this afternoon.
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the seven-day forecast going forward. erin: coming up next, they are going to have a live interview with a friend and confidant of o.j. simpson. here his reaction to the hit new miniseries that chronicles his infamous murder trial. sean: rob gronkowski at the super bowl. not playing in the game. he might be making an appearance on "gma." [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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