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, after she was run over by her own a car. tonight, how police believe this accident happened. tom: plans now outlined for a major development project in londonderry. what the developer has in mind. mike: rain will continue, heavy at times tonight as the latest system moves on through. how much more to expect, plus when skies clear again. >> it amazes me that he was nice enough to help out. shelley: and a stranger's act of kindness inspires a young girl and her father to pay it forward 100 fold. >> and no one covers new hampshire like we do, now, wmur news 9 tonight. tom: tonight, an 86-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by her own car as she was leaving a home in durham. good evening. i'm tom griffith. shelley: and i'm shelley walcott. such a sad story. police say it appears she was dragged by the car and then it ran her over. wmur's suzanne roantree is in
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was about 3:00 this afternoon when they got a call that somebody had been struck by a car on baghdad road. police say someone who witnessed the accident called 911. >> we arrived on scene and located an 86-year-old woman who sustained very serious injuries. reporter: police say the woman had been visiting friends on baghdad road. when she got in car to leave she started to back her toyota down door. >> it appears that she stepped out of her vehicle, and had left the car in reverse stepped out, , the car rolled back and struck her. reporter: police say the woman was found in the road with traumatic injuries, her car idling just feet away. >> it appears that the vehicle was in reverse and had rolled him a driver into the street and came to rest of the road near a telephone pole. reporter: the woman was transported to portsmouth
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bagdad road was closed for several hours during the late afternoon as investigators tried to reconstruct the accident. >> the accident investigation is ongoing. we have enlisted the services of an accident team. reporter: police in durham say they will likely released the identity of the woman released in the accident tomorrow morning. tom: tonight, the investigation into the homicide of a two-year-girl in berlin continues. the attorney general's office says no arrests have been ma death. sharon white who helped care for her says that she met her parents when they needed a place to stay and a helping hand. she said after madison was born, she got to know the beautiful little girl who she last saw about a year ago. white says when she got the news she was in shock. >> it is something that i knew could have happened. i worried that i probably should've contacted her on saturday. tom: a gofundme page was started
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anyone with information about what happened to madison is urged to call the tip line. shelley: right now, hudson police are investigating an armed robbery at the derry road walgreens. police say just after 7:00 tonight this man entered the store with a knife and demanded cash. they say the store clerk complied and he ran away with the money. police say nobody was hurt during the encounter. anyone with information is asked to call police. tom: let's turn to the weather rain. take a live look outside in hooksett, 43 degrees. roads are still wet. temperatures in the 30's and 40's around the state. how much more rain will fall tonight? let's go to chief meteorologist, mike haddad. mike: it will increase on and off through daybreak tomorrow. temperatures as mentioned, 30's and 40's, well above the freezing mark. no issue in terms of traveling
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due to fog. the roads are a little slick due to wet conditions. rain continues to come in. more intense rain through toronto and buffalo, east of pittsburgh. that works through until daybreak tomorrow. you will see on futurecast in the coming hours, how that rain intensifies. could even be a rumble of thunder in extreme southern parts of new hampshire. then it tomorrow morning. in terms of additional rainfall, try three quarters of an inch to an inch in many spots. another dent in the dropping for the ground freezes. good news for central and southern new hampshire. more changes by the end of the week and the weekend, straight ahead. shelley: franklin police are warning people of a utlity scam targeting eversource customers. police say someone became victim to the scam and lost $2000. eversource issued a warning back in july that scammers were pressuring people to make
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eversource rarely makes unsolicited phone calls. tom: we're learning more about a massive real estate project that's been in the works for nearly 10 years. the more than 640 acres that used to be woodmont orchards in londonderry will become woodmont commons. they've been planning the massive urban manual project since 2008. wmur's cherise leclerc is live now with more on what people who live nearby can expect. reporter: developers got conditional approval to start building. that means people who live here will see the structures come up in the spring of 2017. it is a first of its kind development in new england, in the making for nearly a decade. >> it is unique. reporter: the woodmont commons are one step closer to reality, getting a conditional approval from the londonderry planning board wednesday night. the project will eventually house everything from a hotel,
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single family homes and an assisted living center. but some people, like ray breslin who can practically see the development from his front yard, have some concerns. >> with this new development, and the construction in this development, it is going to be even greater. i have seen a backed up 15 cars. reporter: michael kettenbach, president of the company that owns the land, pillsbury realty says they have solutions for that and have been meeting with new hampshire dot and says a new interchange on i-93, exit 4a will improve traffic flow. >> i think eventually 4a will mitigate traffic. the advent of pillsbury road coming down will leave the traffic on 102. reporter: there are also some concerns over safety. >> i hope they address the safety issue. reporter: kettenbach says there will eventually be police and ambulance substations at the commons.
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>> it is going to be a fascinating process that will take 15 to 20 years to complete. reporter: one of the first buildings you will see come up will be a brewpub called 603 brewery. that construction will start in the spring of live in 2017. londonderry, cherise leclerc, wmur news 9. shelley: very interesting, thank you. the new hampshire gop caucus is now nominated a house speaker. about everyone. republicans nominated speaker shawn jasper for another term over republican representative laurie sanborn. the vote was 109-104 on a second ballot. sanborn now says she will not run against jasper when the full house votes on organization day next wednesday. jasper won two years ago by running against former speaker bill o'brien, cobbling together a coalition of republicans and democrats.
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the vote so jasper apparently has the deal sealed. some are indicating there could be a late challenge. >> all of our speaker elections in recent years have been very narrow. i do not think it says too much. obviously, medicaid expansion vote hurt. but on the other hand, i do not think there is anybody that two , years ago, thought i had a chance of being nominated by my party to be speaker a second term. shelley: if jasper wins, this will be his second term as speaker and 12th tom: president-elect donald trump now says he's planning to exit the business world and focus on the white house. the announcement comes as trump fills out his economic team. he is tapping billionaire wilbur ross for secretary of commerce and wall street investor chair steve mnuchin the pick for treasury secretary. he says the trump administration's first priority will be taxes. >> we repatriate trillions of dollars back to the united
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significant middle income tax cut since reagan. tom: trump says he will hold a news conference with his children on december 15 to discuss his separation from his businesses in greater detail. meantime, green party presidential nominee jill stein is now requesting a full hand recount of michigan's presidential vote. she has already requested recounts in pennsylvania and wisconsin. stein says it's important to determine whether hacking may have affected the results. michigan's recount could start as early as friday. shel students in portsmouth. they will be able to set their alarm clocks an hour later next year. classes will start an hour later at the middle and high school. after doing research on sleep deprivation in adolescents and surveying the community, the school board voted 8-1 to make the change. many parents are happy their kids will get an extra hour of sleep. >> 7:00 a.m. for my
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morning and he's just not ready to get up that early, so it impacts everything. >> mornings next year will be less of a challenge i think developmentally it's the right call for everybody. shelley: the changes will go into effect next fall. got to admit, i am a little jealous. tom: severe weather across the south tonight. coming up on news 9 tonight why officials say massive wildfires are becoming even harder to fight even though some rain has fallen. plus, an act of kindness by a cashier leads to even more generosity. what she did for a little girl that was a few dollars short at the register. mike: it will be a mild start to december tomorrow as temperatures jump well above normal. how warm it gets, plus when it starts to go back down. shelley: and you are you local hot shot. here is an adorable shot of a dog named d.x. dress up like santa claus. so cute. you can submit your pictures and video, and join the thousands of ulocal members, by logging onto
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weather and wildfires sliming the south. the death toll is on the rise. shelley: tornadoes in alabama killed five people and injured at least a dozen more. the storms tore through just as firefighters began to get wildfires under control in
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seven people and have damaged or wiped out homes and more than 700 businesses. officials say rain has helped with the fire but is also creating new challenges. >> we are experiencing some small mudslides and rockslides because there is no longer that foliage that is holding everything together. shelley: tonight hundreds are , still in shelters and the fire chief says their work won't be finished for quite some time. tom: urging a rewrite of food allergy warning labels. the national academies of sciences, engineering and medicine say warnings that say a food might accidentally contain an ingredient are confusing to people with food allergies. it's says regulators and the food industry should clear consumer confusion with labels that better reflect the level of risk. shelley: the holiday spirit is in full effect at manchester's toys "r" us. one act of kindness, led to even
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chelsea provencher braved a packed toys "r" us on black friday so her daughter, violet could use some gift cards. ,but while checking out they ran , into a bit of a problem. >> we get up there and ring everything up, and i am $5.52 short. i had grabbed all the change i had in the car i had no money on , me, i felt helpless. shelley: she told the very disappointed eight-year-old she had to put one of her new toys back. th stepped in. >> the young lady at the register next to us was finished with the customer and said, no problem. she pulled out her credit card said, i got this, i will pay for it. i said, no, we can put something back. shelley: that cashier was sheilla nelson, who says she didn't think twice about helping out. >> it was just an instinct because i like to do nice things for other people. shelley: roger provencher was so moved by sheilla's kindness toward his wife and daughter, he
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$552 to the store. thanks 100 times over, in the form of a gift card to be distributed among future customers, who might need help with their purchases. >> it amazed me that she was nice enough to help out when someone was distressed because of something so little. shelley: but when toys "r" us corporate heard about roger's kind gesture they decided to pay it forward as well. they returned his generous donation, an donated to customers in need. >> the company is really humbled by what happened and wants to make sure that the store and sheilla are rewarded. shelley: such a great story. again, toys "r" us does plan to recognize that cashier sheilla, for her kind gesture, that started that chain of generosity. tom: also, you can make sure you help every child in new hampshire to get a gift this holiday season by donating to our spirit of giving toy drive. it kicks off friday and runs
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toys "r" us locations in manchester and nashua and at the crossings in newington. the drive benefits the toys for tots program. hope you all come out and join our radio partners as we gather up for a happy and great holiday. mike: a great program, the kids get what they should have, makes for a great season. tom: and we are getting much-needed rain, but it ends tomorrow. mike: yes, then we temperature is coasting back to more seasonal patterns. we will see what happens. a lot of green on the map. more rain and snow, but speaking of snow. traveling up to northern maine, they will get quite a snowpack building. heavy snow, over half a foot. plus, northern and central maine, a little big of mixing.
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it is steady, rain filling in. has been over the last couple hours. coming more intense. this dark green means the intensity is picking up a bit. there are heavy downpours to the west. a little bit of mixing going on in the higher terrain. there will be some accumulation of over 2000 feet. but below that level, very little if any. we have rain, one in eastern new york, down through eastern pennsylvania and jersey, then a little gap over central parts of the keystone state. more heavy rain from toronto, buffalo, points south. both of these have to work through between now and daybreak. all told, we could have over and injured brain in many parts of new hampshire. this is the tally from now until daybreak.
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to an inch and a quarter and this latest storm. that puts another dent in the drought, dropping the deficit down from 20 to 18% around the concord area. 30's, 40's now. no threat of icing on the road. a very isolated event in the north. mid-30's in the morning, lower 40's in southern new hampshire. a cold front to december 1. these overnight not the normal high temperature for the first of december. the warmth continues to build in during the day thursday. then we will start to see a little cool down. we gradually cool into the mid-40's friday, then back to average saturday and sunday. in terms of that rain, a continues to intensify. cannot rule out a brief under shower and parts of southern new hampshire.
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. skies already starting to clear just off to our south and west. by the middle to end part of the commute, developing partial sun. look what happens to the temperatures. they top off, 40 central. a lower 40's north. a few clouds lingering and a few scattered showers. those showers will turn into snow showers friday and saturday in the north country. a slight chance of a flurry or snow shower friday evening in southern new hampshire. chilly. mid-40's north, to mid 50's at the coast. mid-30's, mid-upper 40's friday. clouds, partly sunny south. the same story saturday. more sun on sunday, but highs in the 30's to around 40 south. seasonably chilly, right through
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tom: do you have an arbor behind you in sports? >> it is, ann arbor, michigan. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] we've got a problem, friend. half off any smartphone for anyone who switches? what's the problem?
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martphone. even these? yeah, any smartphone. call the big guy! [ bell dings ] santa? no, jingles. [ knuckles crack ] [ spits ] ooo. ouch. [ neck cracks ] [ darien ] switch and get half off any smartphone.
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have their best night tonight. this is still a young team, and they are getting used to some new players. so they will certainly have nights like this. they should have been able to handle the detroit pistons in boston but it didnt work out that way. celts are in white early on, al
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the dunk is up by three, took five shots. isiah thomas doing what he does and drives a nifty reverse layup. kentavious caldwell pope with a three for detroit. pistons led by six points at the down the stretch, the c's just half. could not stop them. pope with a jumper in the lane he scored 25. detroit wins it, 121-114. they out-rebounded boston by 18. the celts host sacramento on challenge for unh basketball. on the road at providence college unh in blue. , iba camara with a jump hook in the first half. unh led 19-18 midway thru the kijana lovewith a nice drive on first half. the baseline up and under for the freshman from texas. daniel deeon with a 3 pointer. jaleen smith 20 points, 7 rebounds, but the friars beat
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>> they were reading the defense well. the game plan was, we would slip our big guys. they ended up switching and went through five. i think that was the biggest difference. >> that is basketball talk for you. the acc-big ten challenge. virginia tech at michigan. newcastle new hampshire's duncan robinson place for michigan, number 22 in yellow. robinson finishes with 15 points, including three shots from three point range. virginia tech didn't lead in the game until there were only 98 seconds left but they win 73-70. on the hilltop cody ball and , saint anselm college hosted bentley. he gets an assist as taylor knocks down a chris braley, the
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number 10 in black is matt barr from stratham, he gets a nice assist. the hawks win 91-86. a few of key patriots players on offense did not participate in practice today. tom brady, rob gronkowski, martellus bennett, and julien edelman, all with various injuries. the most series is the gronk, who has missed two games with a back injury. but the rest of the patriots were back at work on the practice field today, ready to host the los angeles rams sunday at 1:00 p.m. the rams so the pats are heavily favored, by almost two touchdowns. and the calendar is about to turn in 33 minutes. which is great news. the patriots are historically awesome in december. >> you want to play your best football. we will be here for a while. it is a time when you want to put everything else aside and focus on these last couple games.
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>> when it comes down to crunch time, this last month here, just one of play good football, give ourselves a good position. >> it's a rivalry weekend for the unh hockey team. they play friday in durham, then saturday night in orono, maine. >> we have a lot of confidence. obviously there are things we are going to work on. but moving forward we have a lot of upside. pretty good. there fired up. we are all looking forward to it. >> it down there there is a little hostility. you have the fans screaming and it gets you fired up. the first couple shifts are different but then it settles down into a normal hockey game. >> coming up tomorrow at 6:00, this terrific tumbler is our hometown hero. tom: thank you so much.
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stoughton, massachusetts saved her baby sister's life with what she learned in health class. tom: miranda was two-days-old and still at the hospital when her big sister noticed her changing colors and choking. as she hit the call button, she gave her mom a play by play on how to turn the baby over and pat her baby's sister's back to stop her from choking. >> i was thinking i will have a baby sister so i want to know all these things. i was glad they were teaching it. >> her big sister is a hero. tom: the nurses gave the 6th grader her own stethoscope for such a good job. congratulations. mike: rain. mild for december first. 55. enjoy that before we start to cool down. shelley: they give her joining us.
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