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>> i' ve been doing this my whole life. i' ve never seen it like this. sean: the drug crisis in new hampshire seems to be getting worse with a grim new record in manchester. erin: honoring a fallen hero. services are today for police days after she was killed in the line of duty. josh: our warm temperatures are leaving town. what that means for our next weather system arriving tonight. >> it is super tuesday. i' m stephanie ramos. polls are showing it could be a hillary clinton. like we do.
hampshire. maybe you did wake up a lot earlier this morning due to all that wind out there. sean: mother nature was a little warm -- noisy last night. at one point, more than 11,000 people were in the dark. crews have a down to about 5000. erin: we want to pass along a two-hour delay for the conval regional school district. there is also no preschool in the district today. when is the wind going to die down, josh? josh: a lot of people reported that it sounded like a freight train in the distance waking them up.
miles per hour in some locations. check out this shot. this beautiful sunrise. mainly clear skies. with the sunrise, you want a few decorative clouds -- it makes it prettier. here are the current wind gusts. they have calm some -- calmed some. you can see the front in the radar imagery pulling away. wind. next up is this weather system to our west. until then, highs today 35-45. sunny and diminishing winds. for a look at the morning drive, we are joined by 95.7 wzid' s deb good morning to you. it is still a little windy out there. deb: it certainly is, josh. you need to be careful,
high-profile vehicles. we still have some problems in the southwestern part of the state. we have roads closed in west moreland -- route 63 is closed in spots and also in chesterfield. in mason, route 123 is closed due to downed power lines. in new durham, merrymeeting river is closed due to a washout -- mary meeting road is closed due to a washout. m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. erin: the drug crisis facing new hampshire -- and especially manchester --is growing with more deadly consequences. sean: american medical response in the queen city.
the most ever in a month. the mayor is calling on the state to do more, right? ray: that' s right. the mayor is frustrated by the governor' s leadership in this case. he says it has taken too long to appoint a new drugs are. -- drug czar. while the governor has already signed a couple of bills to help deal with the drug crisis and more measures are pending, mayor gatsas says we are seeing too many overdoses and that there needs to be more over leadership -- more leadership in the state house. >> we are off to a record pace and not even a record i want to talk about. it is important that somebody needs to step up and challenge this at the top. ray: the governor' s office says she is interviewing people to fill the position as soon as
there were a total of 420 drug overdoses in the granite state last year and that averages out to a little bit more than 8 per week. sean: thanks. funeral services are today for fallen police officer ashley guindon. the merrimack high school graduate was shot and killed on saturday in virginia during her first shift as an officer. several members of the merrimack police department flew to virginia last night and others are driving down to pay their respects. the service is at noon in woodbridge, virginia. officer ashley guindon will be buried in west springfield, massachusetts next month. she will be buried next to her
committed suicide the day after he returned from duty. erin: super tuesday has finally arrived. the biggest day in the presidential primary. a dozen states are holding primaries or caucuses today with donald trump and hillary clinton poised to take firm control of their party nominations. stephanie: right here in virginia, voters can cast ballots starting at 6:00 this morning. as soon as polls close in all 12 states, we could effectively have a nominee for both parties. the biggest voting day of the year leading up to the general election. voters in a dozen states and a u.s. territory will go to the polls today with 1610 delegates at stake. >> i will not compromise away your religious liberties.
win big in his state of texas talking religious liberty and the supreme court nomination. at a trump rally in virginia, tension. >> get him out! stephanie: a large group of student protesters. a time magazine photographer thrown to the ground by a secret service agent. >> i don' t think america has ever stopped being great. we need to make america whole. >> now it is time for political revolution. stephanie: here in virginia, many more voters are expected to turn out today, much more than the last time both parties held presidential primaries. erin: with so much at stake today in the race for the white house, you can count on wmur and abc news for complete coverage.
results will start showing up on the bottom of your screen at 8:00. then there will be a special at 10:00 breaking down super tuesday voting. we will have a full recap at 11:00 on news 9. sean: the tilton man faces charges after a domestic incident late last night. police talked 26-year-old nicholas godbout out of his home overnight after his roommate reported hearing a shotgun go off during a fight with a woman. no one was hurt and he is due in court. six months have passed since a manchester woman was shot and killed while taking a walk and there have not been any arrests. 62-year-old denise robert was murdered on the night of august 30. police and the fbi have searched the area multiple times, but the gunman remains at large.
there is a winter weather system headed our way. sean: lots of toppled trash barrels out there this morning. spring break will help stop an anselm college. erin: students of gone home for spring break, but health eye out. >> we have seen one or two cases per year. it does happen. it is unfortunate. most of the time, it causes mild symptoms. erin: health officials are urging anyone who may have come in contact with affected basin -- patients to get checked just in case. sean: the special olympics winter games wrapped up at waterville valley. despite a lack of natural snow,
the san bernardino shooter. an attorney in mississippi is suing the state' s governor saying that the mississippi hate speech. lawmakers in mississippi killed several bills concerning the flag design last week. erin: there is a new push to accelerate plans to bring manchester. the group of politicians and business leaders are asking the government to spend $4 million study. a house committee in concord as today. the board of the mbta has decided to end late-night service on the tee. they say they can' t continue to subsidize the service. they are already considering
the service will end on march 19. sean: it seems that braces are not just for humans. a veterinarian in michigan is offering braces for dogs. he said braces can be very important for some dogs if they are dealing with problems that affect their ability to chew. he said that doug braces are rarely for aesthetic purposes and are typically only worn for a few weeks, plus there is much less anxiety for a teenage dog human. t necessarily know that, do you? i wonder if they get the [laughter] josh: you know or they go to put those on? they had over to the orthdo o-dog-tist. [laughter]
josh: you can see the areas where the colder air has pushed in in this redder color. the blue is indicating 20' s. the cold air is being pushed in by the wind, which has really picked up. maybe you were awakened overnight by some of these gusty winds. still seeing gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. the peak a couple of hours ago, we saw winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour. you may even find a couple around your property on your way into work or when you get home. the winds, at least, calming down. a look at the front. you can see the cold front pulling away. clear skies have pushed in. that and a few remaining clouds
lots of sun on the way until the system arrives tomorrow and changes things around. the heaviest of the rainfall will be in the predawn hours and right around this time tomorrow it will probably be pouring in a lot of locations through the end of the morning commute. the reason for the changeover -- this warm front that is streaming in two changeover precipitation types. let' s put futurecast in motion. just a few passing clouds at times. heading home, you are still
a wintry mix, as they say. mostly rain in southern new hampshire. look how fast it advances to the north. maybe a dusting to an inch in central new hampshire. a couple of inches possible in northern new hampshire. by 9:00 or 10:00 tomorrow morning, it is over to rain in northern new hampshire, as well. in terms of any accumulation, maybe a coating which gets washed away and the rest of central new hampshire. late this week, here is another weather system that will be coming close by. this one looks like a near miss right now. but it will be so close that we have to watch it just in case it jogs a little bit north. if it jogs even just 50-100 miles north, we could be talking
here is a look at the rest of the extended forecast. snow? little bit. i don' t think we will see major maybe one last big one. you never know. let' s check our top stories. ray: after a record number of drug overdose deaths in manchester last month, the manchester mayor is voicing frustrations with the governor. he said the governor has delayed too long appointing a new drug czar and says we knew need -- we need new leadership in the state house. erin: funeral services are today in virginia for officer ashley guindon, the merrimack high school grad who was killed in the line of duty. officer ashley guindon will be buried in springfield massachusetts next week.
expected to attend. power crews are working to restore service to thousands of blew through overnight. dark. there is a two hour delay and no preschool for the conval power problems. sean: coming up on daybreak, astronaut scott kelly is heading home, but he will face an obstacle course the moment he
he and two russian cosmonauts are scheduled to touchdown tonight in cause extend -- kazakhstan. he will take on a short obstacle course after he gets back on her -- earth. they want to see if he can hit the ground running if this were a mission to mars. erin: the fast keep on getting faster. bugatti is about to break a record for the fastest car in the world. sean: they have unveiled a new car that they say will be faster than anything built. only 500 will be made with a base price of $2.6 million. i assume that comes with the leather package and the rearview camera. erin: you probably pay extra for that. [laughter] sean: you get to work much faster.
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning. beautiful sunrise over the seacoast on this first day of march. we are waking up to some cooler temperatures out there and a whole lot of wind overnight knocked out power to several thousand. sean: they are working to restore that as we speak. state police are investigating a crash on route 108 in kensington that left two people dead.
manchester during february, the highest number of suspected drug overdose that to happen in one month. portsmouth police are investigating possible vandalism that forced the skating rink to close for the season at strawbery banke. erin: strong winds knocked out power to over 11,000 customers overnight. that number is now down to about 4000. conval high school has a two hour delay. josh: how did you not hear the wind? erin: i did not hear it at all. i must have been super tired. [laughter] josh: i heard it and i think a lot of other people did, too. the nonlife sleepers like you -- non-light sleepers like you did.
josh: you can see the front showing up on satellite imagery. next up, it is this weather system after a day of sunshine today. that moves in late tonight. your plans this evening should not be concerned. changing over to rain tomorrow. erin: we do want to check the roads. you might want to hold onto that steering wheel. your car might be bouncing around. josh: we will take a look at the rest of the morning drive. we are joined by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. at least it is a little better out there. deb: i was up all my long listening to that wind. we do season like volume on all
of new hampshire, which is some good news. route 63 is closed in the area of great meadow very road. that is due to downed trees, polls, and wires. in new durham, merrymeeting river -- road is closed due to a washout. until the winds do die down, the extra cautious on the roadways, especially if you are driving a high-profile vehicle. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. erin: a deadly crash in kensington is under investigation this morning. sean: two people were killed last night in an accident on north haverhill road, also known as route 108.
south at a high rate of speed when it went off the road and slammed into some trees. all three people were thrown from the toyota. two of them died at the scene. the third victim was thrown -- flown to a boston hospital with life-threatening injuries. the month of february set a disturbing record in manchester. erin: it was the worst month on record for the number of suspected overdose deaths. 60 overdose in the queen city last month, 14 deadly. ray brewer joins us live in manchester. the mayor is criticizing the state' s response to this ongoing crisis. ray: the governor in particular, the mayor saying that governor maggie hassan is not doing enough to deal with the crisis. he is particularly frustrated with the governor not appointing a new drugs are just yet -- drug
there have been 14 suspected opioid-related deaths, two more than the previous one month record of 12 set in march of last year. american medical response says the addiction crisis is getting worse. >> i' ve never seen it like this before. ray: on monday, manchester mayor ted gatsas called out the governor for not filling the drug czar position. gatsas says more leadership is needed in the state house. >> we need to start telling people that if you are caught dealing fentanyl in the state of new hampshire, you will be arrested for attempted murder. that is what is going to slow it down. ray: a spokesperson for governor hassan said she signed to bills to combat the crisis and there are several other measures before the legislature. her office says that if mayor
constructive art of the process -- part of the process, we would welcome his advocacy. manchester alderman that block pat block -- pat block is looking for someone who will work with both parties. >> think the governor has stepped up to the plate to make change. ray: amr says a comprehensive idea is needed. >> we need boots on the ground and we need to keep working at this harder than we have been. ray: last fall, a poll found that 25% of granite staters considered drug abuse the number one problem facing new hampshire. we will see if those numbers remain the same. reporting live in manchester, ray brewer. sean: dover police are investigating what may be the
s second deadly overdose this year. a 22-year-old woman found unresponsive and a night at a home on sommer street was pronounced dead. another woman in the home was also overdosed but was treated and released. a barrington woman is facing up to 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to selling heroin. crystal watson was selling the drug. officers seized more than $244,000 in cash and more than 500 grams of heroin. portsmouth police are investigating a possible case of vandalism that forced the liberty family skate to shut down for the season. erin: the rink at the strawbery banke museum was shut down after it was tampered with. it appears that someone opened a valve, spilling about $10,000 worth of glycol onto the ground. typically, glycol runs through plastic tubing under the rank,
the president and ceo say they are checking a webcam to find a possible traitor. sean: the state position during seacoast families that it will continue to monitor an increased number of cases of pediatric cancer after releasing a study that looks into possible causes. the request was made in early with a rare form of soft tissue cancer. as to the cause, the state looks into concerns of environmental issues like contaminated water discovered in a pease well. >> we found out that it was more genetic taste -- based, which was a big relief. stillness completely relieved because it is a cancer. it is a cancer in our community.
monitoring the situation and can' t are cases -- cancer cases at the end of the year. erin: a manchester man will spend the next eight years in of transporting a girl across state lines for prostitution. 2014. sean: a vermont woman is facing charges after being busted in lebanon for allegedly driving drunk with two kids in her car. police stopped 31-year-old lindsay shook and determined she had been drinking since early afternoon. she is charged with aggravated dwi and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. a college in vermont is taking a new approach in stopping a problematic behavior. it will stop selling energy drinks on campus. erin: you will want to stay tuned for this if you have a
welcome back. here' s berlin. it is a chilly 12 degrees. you can see those squalls rolling through. that is also the front. that is what caused all the wind gusts overnight. we have snow changing over to freezing rain and then plain old rain. there is a look at the high temperatures today. sean: the wait is over. super tuesday is finally here. the stakes are high for the presidential candidates as voters cast ballots in a dozen states. call kelly and his life outside -- nikole killion' s live outside the white house. let' s talk pulling. -- polling.
to dominate most polls. he is ahead by double digits in a number of states, including massachusetts and virginia. since it will hand out the most delegates. many polls show ted cruz leading in his home state. for democrats, hillary clinton is pulling ahead and a lot of the southern super tuesday states, while bernie sanders is of vermont. sean: donald trump has been what happens if he wins most of them? with that be a? -- with that be it? among some in the republican party, so they are trying to do with they can to stop that. even if trump wins pretty big today an analyst tells us there is still a path to the candidates, although it could be a much narrower and much more challenging path.
republicans are torn about whether or not they will even support trump if he does eventually become the nominee. some have even watched a never trump campaign on social media. others, like chris christie, are defending the endorsement of donald trump, thinking he is the best candidate to take on someone like hillary clinton, also saying that his endorsement was not part of any type of bargain to try to get a cabinet position potentially. sean: nikole killion live outside the white house, thank you. tonight, wmur will have complete results from the super tuesday contests. erin: police do not suspect foul play in the death of a woman who was buried in a backyard.
health and died last week. her son then buried a body -- the body last week. state officials could not find death certificates, which are required by state law. no charges have been filed yet. sean: middle barry college says on march 7, it will no longer sell drinks like red bull and five hour energy on campus. the school claims those beverages are linked to high risk sexual activity, elevated student stress levels. students and staff will not be banned from bringing the energy drinks on campus, they just won' t be sold at the school. erin: -- the celtics were lost in a tight game against the utah jazz. jae crowder hit a three-pointer to put the celtics up by five.
huge block and the celtics went on to win the game. erin: good news for tom brady fans. the patriots have agreed to a two-year contract extension with their star quarterback. this would keep them under center through the 2019 season, which means at least four more years for brady and the patriots. he would be 42 years old when he finished that 2019 season. he would be only the fifth player in nfl history to play 20 seasons with one team. we are lucky to have him. sean: there are a lot of quarterbacks now in their early 20' s. erin: if you have a long commute to work, listen up. the time in that car could lead to major health issues. sean: researchers say people with longer commutes tend to have larger waistlines and higher blood pressure. longer rides increase your cortisol levels, the primary stress hormone that helps
couples are 40% more likely to get divorces if one person has a commute longer than 45 minutes. interesting. if you buy a house in the burbs, you are putting yourself at risk for divorce? erin: work from home. sean: nasa is looking to bring back supersonic jet travel. erin: they have granted a $20 million contracts to lockheed martin to develop a passenger jet that can fly faster than the speed of sound. it would create a soft thump rather than a sonic boom while in flight. the concorde planes were high maintenance and required a lot of fuel and special parts. sean: wow. josh: that looks like a paper airplane. sean: it sure does. nothing looks awesome. josh: you have the plane to yourself, but it costs $20,000. sean: you won' t get through a
josh: that is a real problem. sean: it is. [laughter] josh: it is cold in northern new hampshire. the cold air has been spilling in. now to that front that brought the cold air and lots of wind. as you can see, it is still windy out there in some spots. gusts up to 35 miles per hour in some parts of the state. here is the next wind gust -- max wind gusts from overnight. some of them are pretty impressive. i' m certain that some people in our audience that have home weather stations probably logged a 50 mile-per-hour wind gust or maybe higher. taken look at it, this is the front. it shows up on satellite radar it -- radar imagery. the front is now pulling away
plenty of sunshine out there for today. a little breezy. the wind calming down this afternoon. temperatures are nothing like what they were this afternoon. up next, it is this weather system -- a complex winter weather system with snow, freezing rain, and rain. some people will see all three in the granite state tonight. the culprit is the warm air that is headed in this direction taking a ride with the storm system into new hampshire. take a look from where we are right now -- the wind caused by the front, high-pressure building and for today, and then tonight, if you have plans to go out this evening -- anytime after 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 a.m. -- precipitation begins to fall.
rain from south to north during the overnight hours. the cold front brings windy and cold conditions to end the week. no problem for the evening commute. even into tonight, no problems until we get too late hours. snow breaks out in early -- lower new hampshire. mostly freezing rain and rain in southern new hampshire. pushing its way north through the overnight hours. by 3:00 or 4:00, it is over to rain or freezing rain in central new hampshire. heavy at times. even right through the morning commute. scattered showers through about midday. it clears out with left our -- left over snow showers. topping off in the 20'
s and 40' s everywhere else. get ready for that system late tonight and tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon, we will have some breaks of sun and windy conditions. look at the cold air for thursday and friday that spills on in. sean: dig out the long underwear. still to come, a final check on your top stories, including a
by how long it has taken the governor to appoint a new drug czar and says there needs to be more leadership at the statehouse. the governor' s office says that if mayor gatsas wants to be a constructive part of the process , they would welcome his advocacy. erin: the deadly crash on route 108 is under investigation. two people were killed when an suv went off the road and slammed into some trees. a third person was flown to a boston hospital. sean: funeral services are being held for officer ashley guindon, the merrimack high school graduate killed in the line of duty over the weekend. she will be buried in springfield, massachusetts next week. josh: there is a look at the sunshine out there. it is already here and it will be around all day long. it is a little windy out there, but the wind comes down through the day today. tonight, some wintry mix rolls in. it will be rain, freezing rain,
new hampshire. at this time tomorrow morning, it should be raining heavily. erin: crews are still working to restore power to a lot of people that lost it overnight. coming up next, they will have the latest on the aaron andrews trial -- erin andrews trial and her emotions on the stand. she is suing the stocker who took a nude video of her back in 2008. sean: today is super tuesday. donald trump is expected to speak out about his chances today, which apparently are pretty good. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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