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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: a tragic accident in canton as yesterday's storm turned deadly. the six-year-old girl killed by a falling tree limb. antoinette: power still out for thousands right now. crews working overnight. the struggle to get the lights back on after the storm. danielle: temperatures dropping overnight. take it slow as you're heading out this morning. it could be a very slippery commute. doug: the stage is set. republicans debate one more time tonight before tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary. the final push to sway those
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>> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener." doug: good morning, everybody. i'm doug meehan. saturday morning, february 6. antoinette: and i'm antoinette antonio. we want to get your morning started off with this lovely image of yesterday's beautiful sunset. kerry foley is is sending this to us from west roxbury. so many of you sharing those photos of the calm after the storm. and we just love them. it's so nice to wake up to that. you know, a blast of cold air also gets you going this morning. danielle: if you weren't awake, just step outside. you get awake very fast. temperatures are starting out this morning, doug and antoinette, eight degrees in orange. ten in springfield. 20 in worcester. in the teens on the south shore. and then you factor in the winds. and the winds are anywhere from about 5-15 miles an hour now in worcester. and it makes it feel like seven degrees in worcester, like eight in lawrence.
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there this morning. and because we had that wet snow yesterday, anything that melted, be careful. it could refreeze in the form of black ice. there could be slick spots out there to contend with this morning. now as we go through the day, we're going to see sunshine through the morning hours. more clouds through the afternoon. notice the temperatures bumping up into the upper 30's, maybe around 40 degrees in some spots. those winds out of the south and west at about 5-15 should allow for some melting of that heavy, wet snow. we could use that right about now. high pressure really dominating our weather right now. we're watching two areas of concern. one hasn't developed yet. this is our next storm system for monday. so we'll talk about the chances for snow in the week ahead coming up. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. right now tragedy in the heavy snowfall. a little girl is killed when a tree limb falls right on top of her. a family and a community heartbroken. doug: this is so awful.
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the eyeopener's frank holland snow fall. frank? frank: doug and antoinette, it happened in a heartbeat. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway. broke from the weight of the snow and landed on top of the kindergartener. after the accident as kaleigh injuries and fighting to stay alive. nicholas kenyon/brother: she was running out. "daddy, let's make a snowman." next thing i knew, a tree broke. laurie moore/aunt: they heard a crack. my brother screamed. he saw her under the tree. frank: the family rushed over and lifted the massive branch off her. a neighbor started c.p.r. and called for an ambulance. sadly, kaleigh died after she was transferred to a boston hospital. after the tragic accident, police are warning other parents to keep their kids away from the trees until the heavy snow melts. antoinette? antoinette: just a heart-breaking story, frank. thank you.
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crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on. national grid is working to restore an additional 24,000 customers. eversource reports about 23,000 outages. some of the hardest hit areas include holliston, walpole, duxbury, and westport. video of a transformer explosion to instagram. as power crews tried to remove a broken tree limb from the lines, the transformer blew up. in canton, live wires came down sizzling the snow. and much the same scene in weston as people made the best of a cold night without power. >> poles split in half and were laying over the wires. wires were down. what a mess. doug: dozens of businesses had to close for the night uncertain of when the lights will come back on. certain anchors had to spend the
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green line appears to be back on track. downed tree and power problems on the d-branch forced the "t" to suspend trains. right now there are delays between chestnut hill and reservoir. commitment 2016. the stage is set for the final g.o.p. debate before new hampshire voters head to the polls. it is crunch time for the candidates. and the republican presidential race is shifting a bit. doug: newscenter 5's juli mcdonald has the campaign frenzie and the candidate who failed to show up. juli: republican frontrunner donald trump elected for a snow day friday but wanted to let primary voters know he's with them in spirit. trump: the great slogan of new hampshire, "live free or die," means so much to so many people. what a great slogan. congratulations, new hampshire. wonderful job. juli: trump's absence had his g.o.p. rivals rolling their eyes along the snowy campaign trail; namely, jeb bush. he tweeted this photo saying even his 90-year-old mother couldn't be stopped by mother nature. barbara bush: vote for jeb. voter: oh, yeah. juli: in derry friday evening,
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shot at trump saying his immigration policy has nothing to do with religious customs. it's about what is best for americans. rubio: when i'm president, if we don't know who you are and we don't know why you're coming, you are not getting into the united states of america. juli: rubio's plan includes hiring more border agents, completing fencing, and enforcing an e-verify system that keeps illegal immigrants from working here. undecided voters told newscenter 5 they're still shopping around this weekend deciding how to make their choice count. undecided voter: it's difficult to think about supporting someone who will finish in fourth or fifth or sixth place when winning the election is important to me. juli: rubio though riding a wave of momentum. in a recent suffolk university/"boston globe" poll, he's just 10 points behind donald trump whichs means that rubio has nearly doubled his percentage points in just a month's time. in derry, new hampshire, i'm julie macdonald, wcvb,
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doug: juli, thank you. this morning new jersey governor chris christie's presidential bid is getting a boost. governor charlie baker is joining him at a rally in bedford, new hampshire, and plans to endorse the fellow republican. baker admits he and christie don't see eye to eye on every issue, but he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. christie has lagged behind other candidates in recent new hampshire polls. the republicans meet for their final debate before the new hampshire primary tonight right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. antoinette: coming up in our next half hour hillary clinton's effort to put a chill on "the bern" as sanders connects with voters in the granite state. newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage. our team of reporters and analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and we'll take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch live on the wcvb mobile app. doug: a northeastern professor is among five men charged in a boston prostitution sting. dr. harvey shapiro had nothing
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him after his court appearance. he and the other men were arrested yesterday at the hilton on dalton street in the back bay. a statement from northeastern says the school will evaluate the circumstances and decide on appropriate action. antoinette: it's now illegal in massachusetts for anyone under 18 to use a tanning bed. governor baker signed the measure into law. supporters of the new law say tanning beds can be linked to a sharp spike in skin cancer cases among young people. the previous law allowed anyone between the ages of 14 and 17 to go tanning if they were with an adult. new numbers just released show a significant spike in boston's payroll. "the globe" reports the city shelled out 4% more than last year. more than 60 employees were paid over $250,000 a year which includes overtime and other benefits. boston public schools has the most employees making at least $100,000. there will soon be a new way to
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toilet opening next week in harvard square. it's modeled after this one-- "the portland loo" in oregon. it will be located in macarthur the city of cambridge says it will provide the community with a clean, safe, and environmentally-friendly restroom 24 hours a day. thing. antoinette: what a relief, right? doug: it is. all right. do you have a banged-up iphone? antoinette: well, getting an upgrade may have just gotten a lot easier. we'll tell you how. doug: a 13-year-old learning to walk all over again after being his long road to recovery, and his warning to other kids. antoinette: a deadly crane collapse in new york. the local man rescued from under the wreckage. weekend on tap with a mix of sun and clouds, but i'm tracking a series of systems. the chance of starting next week
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antoinette: 6:13. welcome back. take a look at this cell phone video capturing the terrifying moment when a huge crane collapsed in new york city. two men with ties to massachusetts caught up in the accident. doug: the eyeopener's frank holland with that part of the story. frank?
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frank: doug and antoinette, after the fall of that crane, thomas o'brien of easton trapped underneath the wreckage, but the 73-year-old survived. but david wichs--a 38-year old the mathematical whiz, who worked at a computerized trading firm, was crushed by the crane as he walked to work. three others, including o'brien, o'brien was in his car, waiting for his daughter, when the crane hit. he has a head injury, but he'll be okay. his friends back home are wishing him well. >> if tom happens to see this, we love you. we're hoping the best. we'll see you when you get home. frank: workers were in the process of lowering the 565-feet-tall crane before it got caught in 25-mile-per-hour winds. federal and state investigators will examine the debris to figure out what caused the collapse. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. doug: well, welcome to a saturday morning. my goodness, we all fell for the
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degrees. antoinette: look at us. nice and warm. danielle: you fell for the ground hog that said he early spring. then it snowed a couple days later. antoinette: oh, that rodent. danielle: i'm telling you leave the forecast to go the meteorologists. just saying. it was a heavy, wet snow. be careful out there. it's still stuck to those tree branches. there could be some slick spots on the roads so please be aware of that black ice could be out there. in terms of totals, how much we picked up. actually there was a bull's eye area right here near worcester county also into metro west. picking up close to a foot of snow, arlington near eight inches of snow. bradford eight inches of snow. wrentham just about 9. 7.5 in duxbury. you folks on the cape and the islands, it too longer for you to flip from rain to snow. you did pick up impressive totals especially east sandwich almost eight inches of snow. new bedford even near nine
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from this system. and we are dry this weekend. we're warming up above the freezing mark. we should get some melting days at least for today and tomorrow. since we're dry. however, we're watching two different storm systems from monday and tuesday that could bring additional chances for snow. and maybe some significant snow depending on the track. this is where it's all coming from. the monday chance is an area of low pressure that has yet to develop right here off the coast of florida. but it will do so later today. then we're going to watch this track carefully because depending on how close it comes to us will determine how much snow we see from it. it will also influence the next system which is this area of low pressure up here to the north and west. it's going to shift close to us and redevelop again off the coastline and bring another coastal system in for us for tuesday into wednesday. so we have a series of systems we're watching but for right
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conditions out there. although you can see lake-effect snow showers ongoing in western new york. we are going to look for some of those clouds to make it over our area later this afternoon. and right now we're starting in the 20's, teens and even single digits in new hampshire. so it's a cold start. factor in the winds. it feels like the single digits proaty much everywhere. through the afternoon we warm up into the upper 30's. we bing in the mix of sun and clouds. tomorrow it will be sunnier and warmer with temperatures around 40. now once we get through sunday night, we're watching this first system. you can see it here. this is just one model but what it's trying to do is bring some precipitation as early as monday morning. i think it may hold off until lunchtime or so. it may even start off as some mixed precipitation along the cape and the islands but as it comes down pretty heavy, it could turn over to some snow. of course that track is very dependent how far that snow band gets thrown back because this model is trying to bring it all the way in western massachusetts.
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pressurery develops here. this could bring us that snow again on tuesday into wednesday. so let's talk more about that system on monday. shall we? again, it could be coastal snow or if it goes out to sea, it could just be flurries. right now though it does look like we should see some snow from this. the exact track still uncertain. of course, that track will influence that storm behind it coming on tuesday. but it does look like the best chance for the snow is going to be south and essentially southeastern mass seeing the potential for some even plowable snow if this were to all come to fruition. every way you look at it, monday, tuesday, wednesday all chances for snow. we finally start to dry things out on thursday. doug and antoinette. antoinette: here we go again. all right, danielle. thank you. it is 6:18. checking other stories happening right now. doug: the death toll is rising in taiwan after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked that region. at least eleven people are dead; hundreds are injured. and we've just learned a
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dead. the quake hit southern taiwan toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings. more than 250 people have been pulled from the rubble there and dozens more at another high-rise building. the rescues continue at the hour. antoinette: live strains of the zika virus now detected in saliva and urine. researchers in brazil just announcing that development. the discovery leads to new questions about how the disease can spread. scientists with the c.d.c. travel to south america next week to gather more information right now in latin american doug: apple will now let you trade in a banged up i-phone as until now, your phone had to be pretty close to perfect condition to get any credit for it. apple is hoping the new policy will encourage more people to upgrade. but you need to have an iphone-5 or newer to take advantage. if you still have an old model,
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halloran. bob: good morning, everyone. it doesn't matter who, how, where or when, every win counts the same. something i can't really say with a straight face after watching the celtics buzzer-beat the cavaliers last night. this win counts double or septuple. it sure didn't start off that way. the celtics may have had the wrong start time for the game. they were down 14-2 before they bothered to start playing. they managed to trim it to six by half time. when isiah thomas serves up a nice dish to johnson. it was a two-point cavalier lead. we have a game. fourth quarter now celtics on a 9-0 run. evan turner with two of his 19. celtics with a seven-point lead. how about that? how about this. lebron james with the lay-up. fell down. somebody better call a foul. they did. cavs led by three. this needed to happen. turner misses the free-throw. probably on purpose. and the cavaliers knock the ball out of bounds. four seconds to play. celtics down two. they have the ball.
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knocks down a three. his first-ever, game-winning buzzer-beater. the celtics beat the first-place cavaliers 104-103. that was a big one. the bruins will take on the buffalo sabres tonight at the garden. that's sports. have a great day. jasmaine: just have to accept that this is a part of me. like it happened, yes, but i'm going to get through it. doug: only on 5, for the first time we're hearing from a boy who lost his leg after being run over by a train. antoinette: he spoke to newscenter 5's jack harper about his long road to recovery and shared a warning for other kids. jasmaine: just trying to get through it. right now i'm trying to work on gait training, so trying to get me walk correctly, walk properly, so i can look like a normal kid again. jack: 13 and a huge basketball fan, jasmaine should be firing up threes.
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all over again. jasmaine: i knew it was going to be tough, but i knew we could get through it. throughout it, i knew i lost my leg instantly after the accident. jack: last september in lowell taking a shortcut along the tracks, jas tried to jump onto a slow-moving freight car, slipped, and now he's telling other kids don't do it. jasmaine: the one person that had to pay for it is me to make a big statement not to play around. jack: you're okay with that now. jas: yeah, i'm fine with it. i just have to accept that this is a part of me and this is how it's going to be. jessica trinidad: at the beginning it was-- i was getting a lot of backlash more of like, "dumb parent. why wasn't she watching her kid. he's 12 years old. what was he doing by himself?" people don't reailze it was something no matter how far he was gone. therapist: do you awnt to hold that in place for me, jas. marianna dimaggio: you have to kind of relearn how to walk so we have to kind of teach somebody how to shift appropriate weight over their other limb, how to swing the
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stairs again. jas: i would like to thank my parents and my family. i love them all very much. >> hop, skip, and jump away. jack: with love, a positive attitude that keeps winning out over that down days, next step prosthetics, and spaulding rehab, jas hopes to walk the halls of lowell's middle school again before the year ends. jack harper, wcvb, newscenter 5, boston. antoinette: swawlding rehab. what a great facility that is. doug: looks like he's doing a great job. he's well on his way. antoinette: it's the love and the positive attitude like jack said. lots of kids collect baseball cards. doug: but not all of them offer to give them away. ahead at 5:30 the springfield boy "going to bat" for a sick friend. what's behind his generous move, next. antoinette: hasty pudding's man of the year collects his pudding pot. but, as you know, they don't make it easy. we'll catch up with joseph gordon-levitt straight ahead.
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look at that. you know, just like we had a beautiful sunset yesterday after the storm, i think we have another gorgeous sunrise in store for us today.
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danielle: welcome back. i'm meteorologist danielle vollmar. we saw that snow yesterday. today, tomorrow, dry conditions and warming above the freezing mark. should lead to some melting but snow chances in the forecast
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on monday it's from a coastal low system. the track right now still uncertain. right now the best chances or the high chances for some snow in this deeper purple area. that does include southeastern mass. lower chances outside of 495. with these systems both monday and tuesday because they are coastal systems we're looking for snow, the potential for some wind and also there's coastal concerns with this because our tides are astronomically high. antoinette and doug. antoinette: danielle, thank you. actor joseph gordon-levitt feeling the heat. doug: "the walk" actor was roasted as hasty pudding theatricals' 2016 man of the year. hasty pudding honored gordon-levitt as its 50th man of the year. the actor got a key to the city of cambridge even though it doesn't open any doors. gordon-levitt was also crowned with an elaborate balloon display. last night he received his traditional pudding pot, but he had to work for it.
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costume backwards. antoinette: good job. doug: the theatre organization chose gordon-levitt as man of the year because he's a "talented actor" and "visionary entrepreneur." last week, kerry washington was celebrated as the 2016 woman of the year. antoinette: he's pretty good at playing the guitar and singing. i've seen the videos on youtube tube. doug: i'll have to watch during the break. a new move from uber right here in boston. antoinette: at 6:30, what's being done to make the service more accessible to passengers with disabilities. doug: "5 investigates" uncovering what some survivors call a painful new chapter in the church sex abuse scandal. why some say they're being victimized all over again. antoinette: the next generation of sunscreen. how a breakthrough formula developed locally could boost
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>> now on newscenter 5's "eyeopener." danielle: dry out there today but big changes on the way. we'll talk about our next chance for snow ahead. antoinette: chris christie getting ready to hit the stage for tonight's republican debate. but first, he'll host a rally where he'll get a major endorsement. doug: as the republicans get ready to vie for your votes, the democrats are hoping to persuade voters that they need to be in the white house. >> you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning! this is newscenter 5's "eyeopener."
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so glad you're with us. just after 6:30 on this saturday morning. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: i'm doug meehan. how is your back? a little sore from that heavy snow. antoinette: i didn't shovel. doug: you shouldn't. danielle: your husband is doing that. antoinette: he's sore. that's for sure. danielle: the heavy, wet snow. that's why i said to everyone yesterday, as soon as it stopped, get out there and do it. once the temperatures drop it's like a block of ice. that's the concern today this morning. of course, you have the snow on the tree branches. you want to be aware of that because, you know, it still could weigh them down and pull them down. the other thing is we could have some areas of black ice this morning from any areas that melted and then refreezed overnight. in terms of how much snow we've seen, the big jackpot, of course, right here you see in the middle. anywhere from eight inches to a foot of snow in some locations to over a foot in worcester. 3-7 inches on the cape. and 6-9 inches too there. as far as right now,
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single digits in most locations. and even the teens and 20's, but we have a little bit of wind. it makes it feel like the single digits pretty much everywhere. bundle up if you're headed outside maybe to do shoveling or play in some of that snow because it is going to melt as we head through the day today. temperatures in the merrimack valley reaching into the upper 30's. we will see a lot of sunshine to start but more clouds building their way in as we head through the afternoon. so again the next 12 hours in boston, upper 30's. a mix of sun and clouds. high pressure dominating this weekend. dry conditions. but-- there is a "but--" i'm watching two areas one to the south and one to the north and west. this could be our next chance for snow. we'll talk about the complete timeline coming up. doug. doug: danielle, thank you. a massive tree limb breaks under the weight of the snow, killing a young girl. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had rushed outside with her dad and older brother to shovel the driveway during the storm. that's when a tree branch gave
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kindergartener. antoinette: power crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on in homes across the region. the heavy snow took down trees and powerlines and blew out transformers. doug: governor charlie baker is throwing his support behind chris christie. he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. baker plans to endorse the republican who has been lagging in the polls at an event this morning. a new wmur-cnn poll shows bernie sanders maintaining a sizeable lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire. sanders has a 30 percentage point advantage. but a third of voters surveyed say they haven't firmly committed to a candidate. antoinette: the eyeopener's frank with their latest appeal to sway those undecided voters. frank: the countdown to the new hampshire primary continues. clinton and sanders made their case to democrats at the party's annual "100 club" dinner. both clinton and sanders had a chance to hit their top talking points. sanders: we are taking about the
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about. we are talking about ending a corrupt campaign finance system. clinton: you may have a favorite, but this is new hampshire. everyone takes a second look, maybe a third or fourth, and i hope that you will give one of those looks to me in the next couple of days. frank: earlier both candidates were out looking for votes. clinton even dancing a bit at a rally with senator jeanne shaheen. sanders powered through several events hammering home the need for campaign finance reform. despite these two recently butting heads, clinton and sanders agree on one key point-- both say there needs to be a democrat in the white house. antoinette: and the stage is set for the final g.o.p. debate before new hampshire voters head to the polls. catch all the action right here on channel 5. our coverage begins at 8:00. doug: newscenter 5 is your source for complete primary night coverage.
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analysts will have the candidates covered as results come in. our coverage begins tuesday at 4:30 p.m., and we'll take you all the way until midnight. you can also watch live on the wcvb mobile app. in other news this morning, a hanson woman held on bail accused in a "drugged driving" crash that killed a nurse. kathleen vitello had traces of zannax, adderol, valium, and methadone in her system. vitello was allegedly under the influence of these drugs when she struck and killed amanda turner russell in late december. russell, a young mother, was jogging and training for the boston marathon. a judge set bail at $50,000. antoinette: there's a new warning -- skimmers on self-checkout machines at the supermarket. devices were found in december on the machines at the grocery chain safeway. we usually hear about the skimmers on a.t.m.'s and at gas stations. the devices allow scammers to steal credit and debit card numbers. doug: "5 investigates" uncovering a new chapter in a
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boston across the globe. antoinette: survivors of the clergy sex abuse scandal say they're being victimized all over again. investigative reporter mike beaudet uncovering claims of broken promises. this survivor known as "john doe 24" signed an agreement with the roman catholic archbishop of boston where he was promised "continued therapy and healing." at first counseling went well, but then the archdiocese denied more intensive treatments. the archdiocese says it only denied 2% of claims last year. but attorneys and advocates say it's become an increasing problem. >> a lot of these victims are suicidal. they've been in intense pain since age 10, 11, 12 years old. now they're 50, 60 years old. they're finally coming to terms with it. yet the church is just slamming the door on their fingers. >> why do you think this is happening? >> i think the church is is more concerned about the size of its own wallet than the emotional well being of the victims.
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investigates" they're considering court action against the church to get it to pay for counseling. the archdiocese says it spent more than $34 million in the last 12 years helping more than 1,000 survivors of clergy sex abuse. getting benefits from the sun without the burn. doug: ahead this morning how a new sunscreen created right here in massachusetts could improve your health. danielle: it'll be quiet this weekend but there could be big changes on the way. when we could see our next storm. frank: coming, we're going to tell you how uber is looking to make it easier for disabled riders to get around. and blocking transactions. the major credit-card lender
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antoinette: 6:41. welcome back. right now a search for survivors is underway off the coast of southern california after two planes collide over the ocean. the two small planes crashed near los angeles harbor yesterday. the coast guard says there have been reports of debris about two miles outside the harbor breakwater. divers have found a plane tail number and a partial number from
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were on board the two planes. local airport officials say both planes were flown by experienced pilots. antoinette: the fantasy sports industry taking another hit. doug: and investors continue to the eye's frank holland with your economy.. frank: the dow, nasdaq, and the s&p all ended the week down. here is a look a the numbers. the dow lost 211 points. the nasdaq fell 146. the s&p 500 dropped 35. tech stocks took a huge hit with apple, amazon, and facebook all closing down. the january jobs report is out. and it shows the unemployment rate fell last month to 4.9%. that's the lowest figure seen since 2008. the labor department says consumer demand is strong. retailers hired more than 57,000 employees last month. restaurants and bars added nearly 49,000. more than 150,000 jobs added total, but that still fell 40,000 jobs below some projections.
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nation's biggest tire makers. bridgestone-firestone is recalling 36,000 truck tires. this is for 22.5-inch trailers. they say the tread can separate causing sudden loss of air the company will replace free of charge. more issues for the nation's two citigroup, the world's biggest credit card lender, is blocking credit and debit payments from new york, for boston-based draftkings and fan duel, until courts in the empire state decide if fantasy sports are legal. the sites say fantasy sports are games of skill and should not be considered illegal gambling operations. uber is working to make its services in boston more accessible for people with disabilities. the company is working with several disability advocates for new features and services. right now, uber only offers limited wheelchair service in certain cities. in the week ahead we will find out if the fed still plans to raise interest rates as many as four times in 2016. federal resevere bank chair janet yellen gives her semi-annual report on monetary
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doug: frank, thank you. target is offering something new for shoppers-- a cart for customers with special needs. "caroline's cart" is designed to help parents and caregivers shop with someone who has special needs. a mother came up with the idea after realizing her daughter with rett syndrome would outgrow a standard shopping cart. caroline's carts will be available starting march 19. >> now your storm team 5 forecast with meteorologist danielle vollmar. antoinette: the calm after the storm. very cool. 15 degrees out there this morning. danielle: i know. you remember the sunset. antoinette: how could you forget it? it was so gorgeous if you got the opportunity to see it. i've had a lot of pictures on twitter and facebook. danielle: i love to share them. they're so beautiful. this one coming from debby in watertown. the sun kind of glistening on those snow-covered trees. this one is very similar in danvers. remember that snow does weigh down those trees and those tree limbs.
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the other thing is because we've seen so much snow and because it got so cold, we could see areas of black ice this morning. be aware of that. now the highest total was in worcester picking up over a foot of snow. sharon seeing 11 inches of snow. leominster just over 10 inches of snow. and those are the highest amounts. we are dry this weekend. and temperatures are actually going to go above the freezing mark so we should do some melting both today and tomorrow. now monday and tuesday i leave in a medium chance for snow as we watch our next storm system. both of these storm systems are coastal low pressure systems. and the first one is coming in on monday. right now the track still uncertain at this point. so that's why i'm not talking about totals but the highest chances for snow is mainly in southeastern mass. that does include parts of the south shore south of plymouth, i think. then you go north of that, you have a medium chance of seeing some snow outside of 495, a low chance. if that track goes a little bit
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amounts, we could see some flurries. if it goes closer to us, those amounts could be pushed back farther in terms of how much snow you could see. that monday chance, the reason why it's still uncertain, it hasn't formed yet. it's a stationary front here. it's going to develop an area of low pressure its a coastal low. we'll watch this track very carefully to see just how close it comes to our shoreline. that's also going to impact our next storm system because as this one you see up here, it's tuesday, wednesday it looks like. it is going to redevelop off the coastline too. and depending on how this one does will determine just if that one gets more strength or less strength so we see there will be just some flurries or we could even see some snow and even some plowable snow when all is said and done. as far as what is happening right now though, high pressure dominating our weather. a gorgeous sunrise ongoing over boston. it's a snowy scene. 25 degrees currently. feeling more like 16 so if you're headed out to maybe play
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bundle the kids up because it feels very cold outside. today temperatures warm up into the upper 30's. it's a mix of sun and clouds although sunshine to start. tonight we drop back into the 20's and then tomorrow we warm back into the low to mid 40's. those winds begin to turn to the north and east. they become pretty gusty from these two storm systems so i do want to talk about this one on tuesday because this one is going to follow the other one. as this one pushes off shore we watch this second low pressure system develop. so it looks like tuesday into wednesday, more snow could be thrown at us. the big thing with this is it look like it is cold enough for mainly snow. but we have to watch this very carefully because the intensity is really uncertain with this one. could be flurries, light snow showers. there could be moderate bands of snowfalling in. it could be for all the regions or just the coastline. these are coastal systems so it looks like the coastline has the greatest impact as of right now. of course a change in the track could change everything.
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dry out on thursday and temperatures will be back into the 40's by the end of the week. antoinette. antoinette: danielle, thank you. right now twitter is ramping up its efforts to fight terrorism. in a blog post, the social media giant claims it has suspended 125,000 accounts that either threatened or promoted terrorist acts. twitter says it has been taking action against those users over the social media site says most of the accounts were either associated with isis or supported the terrorist organization. doug: a new documentary on the life, death, and legacy of journalist james foley is about to make its debut. the new hampshire native was murdered by isis in 2014. this film, made by his close childhood friend, tells foley's story through intimate interviews with his family, friends, and fellow journalists. the documentary premiers tonight on h.b.o. the vaccine used to protect your kids from whooping cough fades after a year. we're talking about the t-dap booster shot.
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of children in the first year. that percentage dropped to 25% in the third year and 9% in the fourth year. a number of states require middle schoolers to get the shot. it's not on the market yet, but a new sunscreen for sale this summer could offer more health benefits than just protection from sunburns. doug: newscenter 5's heather unruh explains this breakthrough in sunblock. dr. holick: it goes on very smoothly. heather: this new sun screen in short supply right now at the boston university school of medicine. >> you, me, and solar-d. heather: but in australia solar-d is changing the way people protect their skin and their health. dr. holick: most people on the planet are getting their vitamin d from sun exposure. so if you get no direct sun exposure, you're at extremely high risk for vitamin-d deficiency. heather: dr. michael holick says the number of people at risk is increasing. most work indoors, and many of us are using excellent sun
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dr. holick: ultraviolet light makes vitamin d in your skin. if it absorbs 97-98%, that means it reduces your ability to make vitamin d by 97-98%. heather: not enough vitamin d can lead to serious health problems-- rickets or soft bones in children; osteoporosis in adults. it can also increase the risk of developing breast cancer, colon cancer, and type 2 diabetes. dr. holick: basically the list goes on. so every tissue and cell in your body is a vitamin-d receptor. heather: dr. holick and a team of researchers designed solar-d to be different, reducing some of the ingredients so people can still block the burn but not the benefits. dr. holick: most of the ingredients are the same. it's just that the ingredients have been changed in a clever way to take advantage of the ability for some of the ultraviolet light to make vitamin d in your skin. doug: that was heather unruh reporting. dr. holick tells heather he expects solar-d to cost slightly more than other sunscreens
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store shelves this summer. hard to believe we're talking about that with the snow and everything else. people are going on vacation soon so think about it. a young springfield boy going to bat for a friend. antoinette: nine-year-old brady is selling his sports card friend battling brain cancer. brady has been collecting cards on sunday he'll be selling and raffling off thousands of baseball, football, basketball, and hockey cards along with other memorabilia at the cards and collectibles show in chicopee. all money raised by brady will go directly to his friend landon. what a generous idea. doug: i may just be me. i'm seeing more and more stories these days about kids thinking about other kids. antoinette: raising 'em right. doug: that's right. antoinette: right now crews working around the clock
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doug: the number of customers still in the dark this morning. a tragic accident in canton as yesterday's storm turned deadly. the six-year-old girl killed by a falling tree limb. i have asthma... of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine, i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine
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antoinette: a massive tree limb breaks under the weight of the snow, killing a young girl. six-year-old kaleigh kenyon had
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driveway during the storm. that's when a tree branch gave way and struck the kindergartener. doug: power crews are working around the clock to get the lights back on in homes across the heavy snow took down trees and powerlines and blew out transformers. nearly 44,000 cuss customers still have no power this morning. cell phone video capturing the terrifying moment when a huge crane collapsed in new york city. two men with ties to massachusetts caught up in the accident. david wichs--a 38-year old harvard grad--was killed. the mathematical whiz, who worked at a computerized trading firm, was crushed by the construction equipment as he walked to work. 73-year-old thomas o'brien of easton was trapped underneath the wreckage. he survived and is being treated for a head injury. antoinette: governor charlie baker is throwing his support behind chris christie. he says the new jersey governor has shown a proven ability to work across the political aisle. baker plans to endorse the republican who has been lagging
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morning. doug: a rhode island school using a smash hit to announce school is cancelled. antoinette: this is how his students got the word. antoinette: the "hello" parody coming from the moses brown school in providence. the man with the voice? that's principal matt glendinning. last year, he did a parody of frozen's "let it go". that video has more than three million views on youtube. i'm sure this one is right on track for the same thing. doug: absolutely brilliant. i like some of the kids with the eye rolls. danielle: i wish he was my principal. he's a fun guy. all right.
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we should melt some of that snow today and tomorrow as temperatures climb above the freezing mark. unsettled pattern. a couple shots of some snow. it looks like we will see substantial snow at some point monday, tuesday into wednesday from coastal systems. doug: here we go. wrong. doug: thank you very much for hours.
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