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sean: now on daybreak, flight diverted -- a plane from the dominican republic was forced to land in manchester, but passengers were not allowed off for more than an hour. kevin: snow and a wintry mix making for a slick start. we will have the details ahead. erin: a student has been removed from class at sanborn regional high school after he made threats concerning a pep rally later this week. sean: a police chase spanned four towns in the lakes region and it involved two stolen vehicles. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
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slippery this morning. i' m erin fehlau. m sean mcdonald. you can see hundreds of school closings and delays scrolling at the bottom of your screen or at our website, wmur.com. we have about 400 of them right now. kevin: initially, it was 2-4 inches of snow and now we are seeing warmer air and freezing rain and sleet mixing in. not much of a warm-up coming in the next couple of hours. for the morning commute, what we have is what we are going to get. temperatures will be up into the 40'
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we will have a possibility of strong winds late this afternoon and early this evening. let' s take a look at the morning ride. we are joined live i -- by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. deb: good morning, kevin. all the roads in the state of new hampshire are moving slow. the posted maximum speed limit is 45 miles per hour. in some spots, that is still a bit too fast. 93. 293 is slow from the upper to the lower split. on the everett turnpike, it is a slow go through the lane drop i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: the theme of the morning -- it could be a pretty messy commute. erin: our team coverage of the
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brewer live a long interstate 93 in sanbornton. what are the conditions right now? ray: the precipitation has just about stopped, but the damage has already been done. take a look at the foot of our car. you can see all of the ice we have been talking about. that is going to be one of the big problems you are going to encounter on the road. the freezing rain is going to hit the ground and freeze. you can see this rest area -- a lot of these trucks have decided to wait for conditions to improve. we take a look at 93 southbound. maybe this car coming, as well, you can see the roads do remain snow-covered in spots. we did see a lot of plows, especially further south on 93. they were doing the tandem
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if you get behind the plow trucks, there is nowhere to go. bear in mind, the safest place is behind the plow trucks. allow yourself extra time and bear in mind that your parking lot and sidewalks could be covered with ice. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: the weather is also causing problems for air travel. this is a live look at the departure board in manchester. if you canceled or delayed flights. 116 -- 100 60 passengers spent the night in manchester after their flight from the dominican republic to new york was diverted to manchester. passengers had to wait on board until customs officials arrived from portland, maine. they will be on a flight to new york later this morning. sean: the weather is also
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the problems could get worse today. two schools in new hampshire are dealing with flooding. cleanup crews will be back at hanover high school after a sprinkler pipe burst yesterday, leaving three always in the gym water. in plaistow, a pipe burst at pollard elementary school. the school is closed today and online. erin: a seabrook man is dead after crashing his snowmobile in pittsburg. 30-year-old eric tatarinowicz lost control going around a corner and hit a tree. another rider started cpr, but he died at the scene. he was an experienced writer -- rider and trail conditions were good. a massachusetts man is dead after hitting a tree while skiing.
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lost control on burke mountain and went off the trail. he was not wearing a helmet. sean: we are not the only ones dealing with messy and dangerous weather. thousands of crashes have been reported along the east coast in the past 24 hours. megan hughes reports. megan: good morning. this storm has a bit of everything. rain, sleet, snow, and a bit of ice. >> i was just cleaning up the area so nobody slips and falls. megan: up and down the east coast, slippery sidewalks made for wobbly walking. drivers were left scrambling to get traction. derek was driving down route 29 in valley or 20 went off the road, just missing this tree. >> i' m trying to not hit the guy in front of me. then i kind of came off the road. megan: north carolina' s wintry
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accidents in less than 24 hours. the storm is also creating trouble at airports. red dominated the departure boards in charlotte. 1600 flights were canceled monday. >> i' m done. i' m done. i' m ready for summer. megan: the snow, ice, and rain are marching north up the east coast. a big warm-up in many places by later tonight. today' s severe weather comes after a weekend that shattered cold records in new york and boston. temperatures in some places are expected to rise into the 50' s today. erin: police are investigating a threat made by a student against sanborn regional high school. the student recently made threatening comments against the winter cap rally that his upcoming.
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parents were informed of the threat and the action taken. >> we notified the police and the police in kingston and exeter are conducting an investigation. the student is very cooperative at this point. erin: the student is no longer in school at sanborn. police will have an added presence at the school on friday for the pep rally. sean: two people from romney face charges after leading police on a chase in a pair of stolen vehicles. the driver refused to stop and sped off through ashland, holderness, and campton. a jeep wrangler was stolen nearby and another chase ensued before police were able to pop
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the driver faces a list of charges. he is due in court today. his passenger will also be charged. still to come, bernie sanders is getting support from an unlikely source. why state republican leaders are jumping to his defense. erin: a massachusetts woman used to lottery winnings to change a life. sean: a local veteran finally
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where the snow has wound down. farther south, we are expecting temperatures to jump. we are under a high wind warning for the seacoast for late this afternoon and early this evening. we will have all the details coming up. erin: the republican party in new hampshire is jumping to the defense of bernie sanders. sean: at issue are the superdelegates. sanders easily won the primary, but six of the eight superdelegates could vote for hillary clinton at the convention. the new hampshire gop has called on superdelegates to vote for the candidate who won the primary. erin: many people who win the lottery' s a it changes their
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their lives. sofia won $200 at a scratch ticket. she used her winnings to put up a homeless man in a hotel. >> its emotional. i couldn' t believe it. erin: her kindness has gone viral and many other people have stepped forward to provide gave a free haircut. s rescue. sean: it inspires people to help great story. doughnut lovers. krispy kreme is coming to new hampshire. erin: there are serious problems
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erin: 150,000 penguins have died in antarctica in the last five years since a giant iceberg blocked their primary axis to food. the once massive colony is now down to about 10,000. the penguins have to trek 40 miles to get food and many are not coming back. researchers say it is possible to colony will die out in 20 years. sean: the city of manchester is looking or someone to give the former rex theater . the city says it is open to selling or leasing the building. proposals need to be submitted to the economic development office by march 15. whole foods is planning to open a new line of stores called 365
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new services may include juice stands, bike repairs, and even tattoo parlors. there you go, erin. it is target of millennials. of things. sales at book stores or on the decade. sales at bookstores rose 2.5% last year, the first yearly increase since 2007. publishers are also reporting a rise in print sales and they say that e-book sales are down. you will soon have another option to get the doughnut fix. krispy kreme plans to open for stores in new hampshire and three stores in maine. the developer has experience in new hampshire. krispy kreme said the stores will open over the next several years, but we don' t know where they will be.
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just the smell of a warm doughnuts is a nice thing area kevin: at any time of day. [laughter] kevin: there is no discernible time of day that it is worse than the other. sean: messy day out there. kevin: nice transition. sean: it is tough to transition away from donuts. kevin: we started off with a good 2-4 inches of accumulation. now we are over to light freezing rain, like result, temperatures in the 20' s in the southern half of the state. the wintry mix goes eventually over to rain shower riveting in the afternoon before a burst of heavier rainfall this afternoon through mid-evening.
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through 9:00 until 10:00 state, snowfall accumulation is now done. sleep in places.
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they had to wait on board the plane for an hour and a half while customs agents drove over
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16. statewide. precipitation is in the form of freezing drizzle and sleet. most accumulation is by the board at 2-4 inches. we are looking at heavier rainfall chances late this afternoon and this evening. sean: it is cut of like layered cake. snow and then a layer of ice. erin: it is not going to be easy
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sean: a 10-year-old girl is making a name for herself in the big apple. erin: she will be the only kid designer showing options for curvy models during fashion week. the fifth-grader designs plus sized clothing for women and girls. she said she started making clothing after she was bullied at school because of her size. this has turned into an exclusive business for her and she is only 10 years old. that is just wild. sean: wow. i think i was building forts in the backyard. look at what she has accomplished. coming up, weddings are a big deal and take a lot of planning. one company is emphasizing the puppy in puppy love. erin: a live look outside in portsmouth right now. remember to allow yourself extra
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: welcome back, everybody. good morning. a very messy start to our day. we had snow overnight that switched over to rain. it is making for ic, slick conditions. erin: temperatures are below freezing. just be careful out there. we want to get right to our top stories. dozens of delta airlines passengers had to spend the night in manchester. authorities in manchester are asking for help as they continue to investigate the death of a three-week-old baby. dozens of schools are issuing
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the weather. including pollard elementary school and last out. sean: we are coming out of some bitter cold. kevin: we start the day today in the 20' s. we jump in the 40' s. we are expecting heavy rain and gusty wind by later. i think mother nature has kind of done the deal. as far as anything you could possibly imagine. we are looking at the last of the most organized precipitation lifting northward. we started in the 20' s, we finished the day by 7:00 or 8:00 with highs in the 40' s to lower 50' s. sean: meantime, we are dealing with freezing rain, which always gives me a little bit of a chill. we start off with a look at
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kevin: for a look at the morning drive, we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. deb: good morning. the roads remain slushy and ice covered out there this morning. the crews are treating the surfaces and the maximum posted speed limit is at 45 miles per hour. right now, we have a crash on 101 eastbound and a crash on the westbound side of 101 that has the left lane blocked. a crash on 93 south is in the clearing stages. 93 south is a very slow ride all the way down to the state line. if you are getting out on interstate 89, that is a slow ride, as well. be very careful at the 93 merge at the bow junction. the crews are out treating the roads. from the wzid traffic network, i'
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sean: ray brewer is also keeping an i on the road conditions for us this morning. erin: he joins us live along 93 in sanbornton. i think i wish i had a snowmobile to get into work this morning. ray: it might have made it a little bit of easier to get to work. this is the ice from the freezing rain that has formed on top of the snow. we have about four inches of snow. take a look at the highway. you can see that traffic is flowing. by. they are getting a little bit closer down to bare pavement. once again, the big concern -- take a look at the antenna -- it is the ice that has formed over everywhere. you are going to want to be
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here in the field -- my videographer does not know on going to do this -- we do have our makeshift refrigerator out here so we can keep our breakfast nice and cool. allow extra time if you are heading out on the roads. there are a lot of school delays, as well. reporting live, ray brewer. erin: apparently not a hot breakfast in sanbornton. sean: i think it is frozen yogurt. erin: the nasty weather is causing problems for airline passengers. sean: a flight from the dominican republic to new york had to be diverted to manchester. the weather in new york city was likely the reason. delta said manchester was the fastest solution. the airline said it had problems landing planes at jfk all monday. since manchester does not have international flights, customs
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once they made it through customs, the 159 passengers were brought to area hotels, where they stayed the night. they are expected to board another flight to jfk later today. erin: more than 400 schools and day care centers are opening late or staying closed today due to the weather. pollard elementary school will be closed after a burst pipe flooded the building yesterday. there is still a lot to be done here even though the pipe has been fixed. 4-5 inches of water filled always. -- the hallways. >> we heard like train roaring and then the ceiling just totally came in and water came flying everywhere. >> we have had failed boilers. expect the unexpected. this is unique, as every emergency can be. erin: that was a dramatic start to the day. 400 students were evacuated to
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they will do online sessions from home today. problems at hanover high school, as well. a sprinkler burst and put the gym and three always under a couple of inches of water. fortunately, students are on vacation this week. this week. erin: authorities are asking for help with their investigation into an infant death in manchester. a three-week-old baby girl was found dead in an apartment at 241 kimball -- 341 kimball street. this was in october. the baby was living with her mother, 30-year-old stephanie camelo. police are asking people who live in the area and may have information about the case to give a call to the manchester police department.
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judge today. 52-year-old duane l' italian was arrested last week following an accident at the intersection of landing and tide mill roads. serious injuries. were factors. a man accused of beating another man so badly that he later died court today. 41-year-old eric langlais is scheduled to be arraigned on charges including manslaughter. police say he beat the victim, 44-year-old james unfonak, outside gary' s sports bar on january 31. unfonak later died at the hospital. erin: a farmington man is facing felony charges after holding a gun to his girlfriend' s head. 43-year-old ivan gagne got into a fight with his girlfriend on sunday night. he grabbed her around the neck and put a gun to her face. when officers arrived, he jumped
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he was found at a friends house later. he is including charges including criminal threatening. sean: a korean war veteran finally has the metal he has been waiting to receive for decades. 83-year-old charles das esalt was on the front lines during 1953 and 1954. u.s. servicemen were barred from wearing medals given by another country, but that was changed in 1999. the metal was reissued between 2012 and 2013. a caregiver realized he was eligible and contacted the korean government, which made an exception for one more metal. >> i never expected anything like this. so, it is a big surprise for me. >> he was never one to brag about being in the service. he never really wanted to say
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sean: he went to korea because his country needed him and he is very proud of his service. i think it is time he does a little bit of bragging. erin: coming up, a gas price war in ohio made for some very happy drivers. we will explain how they were able to fill up for pennies on the gallon. sean: a hotel in wisconsin is offering a special package just for pets. we will tell you how much it costs to put on a doggie wedding. kevin: one of the storm systems is now lifting away. we have the heavy rain and the wind this afternoon.
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kevin: starting off in the 20' s statewide. precipitation is falling in the form of freezing rain or sleet early this morning. you will notice high temperatures in the 40' s to lower 50' s late this afternoon. we will have all the details coming up. erin: now to commitment 2016 news.
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carolina and nevada are days away and the candidates are getting down and dirty. nikole killion as the latest campaign clash and new poll numbers. nikole: as many of the candidates slog it out today, a new poll shows donald trump running away with the lead as he takes on his closest rival. >> name-calling is not a positive thing. in politics. nikole: it is ted versus trump. >> i think he is an unstable person. nikole: the real estate mogul lashed out at the texas senator. >> we will bring a lawsuit if he does not straighten his act out. nikole: trump calling ted cruz out in a lengthy press conference over negative campaign ads. and demanding an apology for misrepresenting his positions. >> it is an amazing thing. have you noticed how rattled donald gets when his numbers start going down? he gets very upset.
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trump leaving the competition in the palmetto state with 35 percent support compared to 18% for ted cruz. >> jeb bush. megan: looking to rebound, jeb bush brought out an appearance from his big brother. >> i understand that americans are angry and frustrated. but we do not need someone in the oval office who mirrors and inflames our anger and frustration. nikole: bush taking a veiled swipe at trump without mentioning his name. trump claims the former president is open for scrutiny and repeated attacks that 9/11 happened on his watch. sean: investigators are trying to identify the source of a laser beam that forced a new york bound flight to return to london. the virgin atlantic flight turned back shortly after takeoff on sunday evening after
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the faa says in 2014 there was an average of 11 laser cases per night. that nearly doubled last year. lasers can cause pilots to go temporarily blind. erin: authorities in mexico made interesting discoveries while searching a prison where dozens of inmates were killed in a riot last week. the fight was part of a gang turf war. authorities found an array of contraband that included things like saunas, a bar, and food stands inside the walls. some luxury cells featured air-conditioners, digital cable, furniture, and aquariums. heavy machinery was brought in to haul away the tons of contraband. some drivers in ohio got quite a treat. they were able to fill up their gas tanks for pennies. >> i' ve got $.22 in and i' ve got 13 gallons so far.
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tank for $.26. ll started with a computer glitch at one gas per gallon. street wanted to get in on the action. per gallon. least three hours. we' ve heard about gas stations having this glitch and offering gas for pennies. to have the one across the street join in. sean: it is one of those fights he want to get in the middle of. fair enough. erin: turning to sports, michaela shifrin made a triumphant return to the slopes on monday. sean: she won the world cup slalom race in switzerland. she grew up in new hampshire. she suffered a knee injury and it looked like she might be out for the season, but she is back.
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had a memorable day on monday visiting sick kids at the children' s hospital in dartmouth. for all of these players in the first year in their new league, this was their first visit. the players were a hit with kids, but the mascot max stole the show as usual. a hotel in wisconsin is offering is bestial service for pets. doggie weddings -- is offering a special service for pets. doggie weddings. you can get the puppy love package complete with a tux ito, a dress, a photographer, a ceremony, a meal and a tonight stay for the happy canine couple. >> it is totally not a serious thing. i' ve got my two dogs that love each other. i love them. why not celebrate in this way that not many people can say they have done?
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before the well-known hotel welcomed pets, it hosted sitting presidents and many celebrities. maybe they are not coming by these days and they' ve decided to give the dog a bone. sean: pun intended. a huge market for pet lovers. but $3500. erin: that is pretty steep. you could just have the kids do it. sean: to each his own. i love the little arms on the dog. kevin: no puns. sean: i' m going pun-free this morning because you always make fun of me. kevin: i always make fun of you. see how he turns that around on me? erin: i know. [laughter] kevin: some bizarro universe. [laughter] kevin: snow overnight has gone over to freezing drizzle and sleet.
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this morning. we will continue to climb through the day. we get up into the 40' s this afternoon -- maybe a couple of southeastern spots reaching up above 50 degrees. you can see the heaviest of the precipitation continues to wind down early this morning and that leaves us with scattered showers through 2:00 or 3:00 this afternoon. then, this arm of moisture makes its way northward. we will move through the state. the could be a quick inch of rain and the possibility of wind gusts out of the south or southeast. we have a high wind warning posted for the seacoast and wind advisories 4000 eastern -- four southeastern parts of the state. temperatures are still below freezing.
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picking up on the light drizzle left over, but it will be out there and that will be more showers trying to pop up through the day. you notice the trend. we are back up into the 20' s. temperatures have been slowly making their way upward and eventually through the 30' s and gradually up into the 40' s this afternoon and eventually tipping out with a high temperature around 7:00 or 8:00 this evening. by then, it will be raining heavily. some pockets of lighter showers out there. then it is 40' s to lower 50' s. here comes the batch of heavier rainfall. there could be a couple of gusts along that front as it comes through later this afternoon and through mid-evening. it will wrap up by midnight.
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settle back. 30' s to lower 40' s tomorrow. mid-20' s to mid 30' s for highs thursday and friday. the changes continue from there as we get toward the weekend. another system makes its way toward us. that one looks like a couple of snow showers or mixed showers. temperatures really start to level off. we go anywhere from the 30' s to lower range of the 40' s. no extremes expected once we get beyond today. a big hello to all the fourth-graders at the broken ground school in concord who i visited on their crazy hat and crazy hair day. i did not take that as a hint to me. erin: did you do anything with your hair are did you just go with your crazy hair? kevin: i think my hair is crazy enough. [laughter] kevin: they are the home of the eagles and a place i love to go to every year.
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sean: usually, when you are helps out. kevin: i did not wear the snowflake tie yesterday. erin: a delay does not count. kevin: not for the snowflakes. erin: it has to be a full snow day. sean: still to come, we will have a final check on your top stories, including a look at the
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erin: it is now 6:55. sean: sleet and freezing rain are making for a slick commute this morning. we start with ray brewer. ray: much of that precipitation in sanbornton is now stopped. you can see the plow working to clear the area. clouds of been working hard
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the speed limit is down to 45 miles per hour. allow yourself extra time. erin: a flight heading from the dominican republic to new york had to be diverted to manchester due to the weather last night. since manchester does not have international flights, customs officials had to be brought in from portland, maine, meeting passengers had to wait for hours before they could get through. those passengers are expected to board a flight to jfk later today. sean: hundreds of schools or daycares are opening late were staying closed today. pollard elementary school in plast out be closed after a burst pipe flooded the building yesterday. kevin: starting off early this morning with the last of the more organized wintry mix making its way through the north country. it was a general 2-4 inches of accumulation through the overnight hours, but now we are down to freezing rain, sleet, and freezing drizzle. we will continue to see pockets
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we have a wave of heavier rainfall in the late day and early this evening with strong winds closer to the shoreline. erin: it is hard to believe that we are going to get up into the 50' s. kevin: all that cold over the weekend. erin: coming up next, monitoring the icy weather that is impacting 17 states along the east coast this morning including new hampshire. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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good morning, america. weather whiplash. a wild swing in temperatures and slick roads spark major accidents. a massive pileup overnight. 17 reported tornadoes in the south destroying homes, businesses, and cars. and a new batch of bad weather moving in right now. just four days until the next showdown, jeb bush calling on his brother to charm voters. >> i've been -- misunderestimated most of my life. >> as donald trump unleashes a tirade against the bushes and ted cruz. >> aye never seen anybody that lied as much as ted cruz. and he goes around saying he's a christian. >> now threatening to take cruz to court. donald trump is joining us live this morning.
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