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sunshine. no reason you shouldn't get out and vote. we'll break down the forecast right now as the eyeopener continues. announcer: now on newscenter 5's eyeopener -- emily: new information on a deadly crash in waltham. the big question for police. randy: heads up for drivers. part of 128, interstate 95 is closing this weekend. the detours you need to know ou harvard men's soccer team. it's on the eye for this friday morning. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is newscenter 5's eyeopener. emily: on the eye this morning, today is the last day for early voting in massachusetts. good morning. i'm emily riemer. randy: i'm randy price. those ballots coming as democrats head to court. that's ahead. but first cindy with the forecast for the weekend. cindy: yeah, weekend is here as
morning weatherwise. clear to partly cloudy skies out there. 48 degrees in boston. notice the wind direction is from the north and west. even though we're starting out not terribly chilly, temperatures aren't going to climb that much today. 45 in worcester. 44 in beverly. lower 50's on cape cod. our weather coming from the north. you can see it's only in the mid 30's and lower 40's. that's a cool air direction for us. a front to the north will drop on through. high pressure off to the west going to give us a really nice a little more cloudiness this morning than we'll see through the afternoon. notice how the skies do brighten. by lunchtime we're in the lower 50's, holding in the low to mid 50's this afternoon. you will notice those winds picking up out of the northwest around 10 miles an hour this morning. they could gust over 20 miles an hour this afternoon. high of 55 boston, 50 in worcester with mid 50's on the south shore. your weekend forecast coming up. let's get out to the roads. good morning, olessa. olessa: good morning, cindy.
bridge, the leverett connector, it's a quiet start. the rest of your ride the same story. not seeing problems into boston. south 24 looks good. route 3 and 95 as well. construction wrapping up on 93 north by route 24. same along 128 over by great plain ave. and highland ave. no problems to report. trains and buses starting the morning on schedule. antoinette: breaking overnight, new details in a deadly crash on 128 south in waltham. stat hit by several vehicles while walking in one of the southbound lanes. that accident late last night forcing three lanes of traffic to be shut down for some time. the name of the victim has not been released and no indication as to why that person was walking on the highway. right now, construction crews are getting ready for a major project that will have a serious impact on thousands of drivers. randy: and the eye's antoinette antonio is in needham this morning with the changes
this is the stretch that could see major traffic backups starting tonight and really all through this weekend. this is why. crews are tearing down what's left of the old highland avenue bridge, basically the area that's right over 128. to give you an idea, about 5,000 drivers travel through this stretch of 128 in needham every hour on the weekends. take a closer look at the exact area we're talking about here. this is what you'll have to detour around. there will be delays. a view from sky 5 now the new highland avenue bridge is already in place. this is one of the final steps in a long-running expansion of this section of highway which as anyone who drives here know is pretty much always jammed. so if you drive this stretch on the weekend, here's what you need to know. starting at 8:00 tonight until 2:00 p.m. on saturday, northbound drivers will have to get off at 19-a, the highland avenue exit, and they'll be
then saturday until sunday afternoon, southbound drivers get off at 19-b and face similar detours. the d.o.t. has put out some of these maps here. there are 11 different scenarios depending on your situation. a lot of information to take in this morning. so we put this on our mobile app. something else you should know, all of highland avenue will be closed, so those drivers trying to use the local road will have to take big detours. the bottom line, avoid the area if you can this weekend. that is the latest live in needham antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. randy: thank you. two u-mass dartmouth students are hurt after they were hit by a car near the campus. the victims, both women, 19 and 21 years old, were hit around 6:15 last night at the intersection of old westport road and cross road. that's near the campus entrance. their injuries are unclear this morning. the driver, a 53-year-old man from westport, did stay at the scene for the investigation.
to vote ahead of next week's election. today is the final day for early voting in massachusetts. the eyeopener's sera congi is in boston with what you need to know. good morning, sera. sera: good morning, emily. yes, a large turnout expected again today here at city hall plaza. take a look. you can see just how popular early voting has been. yesterday at city hall, there was a 45-minute wait. this is the first year for early voting in massachusetts, and because it's been so successful, commonwealth has asked local election officials to extend early voting hours to at least 5:00 tonight. now, as of yesterday, 800,000 registered voters in massachusetts cast their ballots ahead of this tuesday's election. that means early votes will make up between 20% and 25% of the total votes cast in massachusetts for this election. so if you want to do some early voting, today is your last day. you can find your polling places
mobile news app. live in boston, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. emily: thank you. polls show it's an extremely tight race in new hampshire, and we've learned both donald trump and hillary clinton are planning stops in the granite state ahead of election day. trump will be in atkinson, then manchester monday. hillary clinton will be in manchester on sunday. exact details of that visit have not been released. monday, president obama will be campaigning for clinton at the university of new hampshire in durham. a new poll shows trump and clinton tied at 42%. no question, four days before the polls officially open on election day, it is about the battleground states. the eyeopener's erika tarantal is here with what to watch this morning. erika: democrats will go to federal court in new jersey to argue republicans are trying to intimidate voters. it's one of several legal challenges around the country
on the trail today, campaign stops highly focus on battleground states. more than two dozen events are on the schedule. many focused on ohio and pennsylvania. last night both trump and clinton zeroed in on battleground north carolina, trump talking terrorism at fort bragg. >> we're going to get rid of isis. we're going to get rid of them fast. all we need is leadership at the top level. repeated comments about black voters. >> he has no idea, no idea about the strength of the black church, the vibrancy of black-owned businesses, the excellence of historically black colleges and universities. erika: again, just four days until election day. emily: thanks. we have the presidential candidates covered on election night. they will both be in new york city, and so will newscenter 5. j.c. monahan will be at trump
simmoneau will be with the clinton camp. their reports start monday. randy: harvard's men's soccer team had a scouting report rating incoming women on the soccer team on their appearance. the athletic director said this practice appears to be more widespread across the team and has coue including in 2016 and that current students that participated were not immediately forthcoming about their involvement in this. >> it's important for the school to uphold their values of, you know, gender equity and just respect. >> i understand that it's -- it's something to be frowned upon. but to cancel an entire season, you punish the entire academic body. randy: the women's team
we are appalled that female athletes who were told to feel empowered and proud of their abilities are so regularly reduced to a physical appearance. a woman found chained inside a storage unit. emily: why that might not be the worst thing police found on the property. and a health buster parents needs to limit. randy: november is big season, but sometimes it's smarter to wait just a little bit. three things you should not buy this month. erika? erika: breaking new details on a deadly crash in waltham. it happened last night on 128. state police say a pedestrian was walking in the southbound lanes before being hit by several cars. it's not clear why that person was in the road. cindy? cindy: and the winds are going to be picking up today. a blustery feel and the cooler weekend ahead.
>> we're here in the studio. >> we have a message for everyone to wake up. >> good morning, eyeopener. randy: whoa, we got it. good morning to miss chilton's media class. emily: keep them coming. record them on your phone and upload them to ulocal using our wcvb app. friday. dread and some of us look forward to it. cindy: i think everybody likes the extra hour of sleep. emily: it's just what happens. randy: the darkness. cindy: it is daylight saving time coming to an end. saturday night before you go to sleep, turn those clocks back one hour. notice your sunset on sunday, 4:31 in the afternoon. so that's the tradeoff for sure. temperatures have been pretty mild this week. our average high is in the mid 50's. we're going to be close to that today. but look at the temperature
little bit. i think sunday is the cooler day of the upcoming weekend. 45 right now out the door in worcester. 48 in boston. lower 50's on the cape this morning. our weather is coming from the north and west right out of canada and it's cooler up that way and that cooler air is flowing in this morning. high pressure, though, is off to the west. this is going to give us dry weather with a good amount of sunshine although some disturbances at times. we're seeing somhi i think the clouds will thin out and dissipate as we get deeper into the morning. brightening skies this afternoon. winds are only 10 miles per hour out the door this morning. notice how they pick up this morning. there will likely be gusts over 20. a gusty breeze this afternoon giving it a cooler feel with temperatures running only around 50 in worcester, mid 50's boston. low to mid 50's on the cape as well. you can see how the clouds break
we should stay mainly clear into a good portion of the overnight. that is going to allow the temperatures to drop. by tomorrow morning, upper 20's in our coldest suburbs. otherwise, lower 30's, should hang onto the mid 30's downtown. we'll start saturday with a lot of sunshine. then a disturbance goes by across northern new england. the brightest skies on saturday probably during the morning hours. sunday, high pressure noses in. a brighter day for most of us, will be picking up moisture along the coast. i think there's a little more cloud cover. notice the brightest skies over the interior with the clouds holding mainly along the coastline. dry weather for the weekend and dry weather early next week. a warming trend coming. if you're thinking about heading out to vote election day, the weather looks good. a little chilly in the morning. a nice recovery. near 60 in the afternoon with dry weather hanging on through the middle of next week.
olessa: so far this morning, not seeing any problems on the roads. a live look outside. zakim bridge, leverett connector, southbound side toward the bottom of the screen. let's get to the maps. all the overnight construction is gone. we have road work along the expressway. that picked up early. same story along 93. road work cleared away by route 24 which looks good as well out of brockton. route 3 quiet from weymouth, 95 from sharon, and that construction on 128 by route 9 picked up nice and early. pike is quiet this morning. if you're heading north of 93 looks good out of methuen down to the leverett connector. so far trains and buses are starting on schedule. anyone who takes the needham stretch, it will be closed so massdot can demolish the bridge. randy? randy: olessa, thank you. right now, police are trying to unravel a disturbing discovery.
found inside a metal storage unit. police say that she was shackled. she was banging on the walls for her life. kala brown had been missing since august. police were searching the spartanburg property of todd kohlhepp. he's a realtor and registered sex offender. guns and ammunition were also found. brown told police there may be as many as four bodies there. >> we're trying to make sure um, you know, that we don't have a serial killer on our hands. it very possibly could be what we have. randy: brown's boyfriend, who was last seen with her, is still missing. kohlhepp has not been charged, but investigators confirm he will face at least one charge of kidnapping. emily: your economy this friday, asian shares extended losses overnight, nerves about the looming u.s. election being blamed. stock futures here are mixed. investors keeping watch for october's jobs report that's due
november kicks off one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year, but there are things that you should wait to purchase to get the most for your money. if you're in the market for sheets, blankets or towels, you'll find better buys in january. and you'll have to wait a bit before you can score the best deal on furniture. check out summertime sales for that. while you can catch a deal on electronics in november, you may want to wait on a new cell phone. the best time to get a new one is when it's time to up randy: your health, new research showing kids are consuming way too much salt. federal scientists looked at 2,100 children. they found their average daily salt intake was about 60% higher than it should be. and that doesn't include salt from the shaker. among the biggest salt sources, pizza and cold cuts. doctors say parents should cook as many meals as possible to
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>> hi there. i'm david o'leary on behalf of the american foundation for suicide prevention. we're walking to prevent suicide and save lives. good morning, eyeopener! reporter: all right. thank you, david o'leary. and good morning to everyone who participated in out of the darkness for suicide prevention. lots of folks here.
one of the many events we are proud to participate in as boston's community leader. that was last weekend. lots of events this weekend. cindy: there sure are and the weekend looking pretty good. clouds to the north, clouds to the south. in between, we're doing okay. a few clouds around. temperatures are a little bit cool. that's going to be the scene this weekend. we're starting in the 40's this morning. look at worcester at 45. over the next 12 hours, you don't climb too much. you're looking for a high only around 50 degrees there today. temperatures in the low 50's on saturday. upper 40's on sunday with a blend of sun and clouds. baxter park in somerville, 11:00 a.m., breathe deep boston to end cancer walk. weather looking good. emily: it is 5:23. time for eyepoppers this morning. what are we starting with? olessa: a new idea to beat traffic. washington, d.c. area is doing this. a gondola over the potomac
area. similar to the one connecting manhattan to roosevelt island in new york city. the cost, about $80 million to $90 million. not for us. the next picture, super, super creepy. emily: it's terrifying. i can't look at it. olessa: this is not photoshop. it's real. an australian posted the picture. charlotte is harmless, not aggressive, and she's australia. that's where she can stay. stay there, charlotte. emily: exactly. randy: those australian pranksters sneaking into a golf tournament. they fooled everyone. a las vegas hotel going dark. the mishap knocking out the power. and we're looking at traffic
new england's eyeopener. announcer: this is an editorial by wcvb channel 5 president and general manager bill fine. >> where do you stand? vote early or on election day? although october surprises have caused some controversy over the wisdom of early voting, so far that question is being answered yes by an overwhelming record margin of 2-1 over 2012's presidential contest. elected officials and complaint. america's voting process is broken. tuesdays are inconvenient and the number one difficulty and reason americans cite for not voting. tuesday elections have their origins during the agriculture-driven economy of the 1800's. weekends were eliminated for religious reasons and monday was a day of horse and buggy travel to the polls. it is beyond time to encourage some new thinking if not a complete overhaul of old standards.
inflexible work schedules. factors which also lower turnout. there is a risk early voting cuts short the vetting process and late developments in a campaign may impact our choice up to the last minute. do we really have a firm grasp on the important issues or inundated on their personal failings? considering the record negatives dogging both candidates, a vote, early or on election day, is a considered risk for the majority of americans. record early voting is a strong indicator of acceptance for change. let's hope the discussion on increased reforms occurs before the first candidate announces
"no impact on their schools and their children." they agree it will provide vital "choices for urban parents" and help reduce "the achievement gap." question 2 is "a kid's civil right." join leading newspapers and governor baker in voting yes on 2. announcer: now on newscenter 5 eyeopener -- randy: new details on a mystery that shut down part of a busy highway. >> potential gridlock hitting drivers in just hours. >> the fight over legalizing marijuana heats up today. >> the battle for the white house heads to the courtroom in just hours. >> plus caught on camera. exploring mbta tunnels. the concerns over this video. >> this goes down for miles. >> on the eye. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning.
eyeopener. randy: it's friday, 5:30. we're looking at traffic moving on the southeast expressway in boston. good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm randy price. emily: i'm emily riemer along with cindy and olessa. another mild morning, but don't get used to this. cindy: we're not going to go up too much this afternoon. some mornings we start so cold and have this huge temperature recovery. emily: right. cindy: a little bit, not so much. pleasant day overall with sunshine. we're 45 in worcester. 48 degrees in boston. there are lower 50's on the cape. the winds aren't too strong out there just yet. they're about 10 miles per hour on average. but the winds are going to increase and they're coming from the north and west. they're pulling down colder air out of canada. we do have a little bit of patchy cloudiness. the clouds will be thinning out late this morning and into the afternoon.
sunrise at 7:22. as we get into the afternoon, we'll have sunshine but winds could gust over 20 miles per hour. even though the temperatures are in the 50's and the wind is blowing, it will feel cooler. high of 55 in boston today. let's get out to the roads. are we feeling friday light? olessa: a little volume. live look outside. a check by the gas tank, the northbound side. delays beginning let's go to the maps. no problems here. overnight construction picked up early. 24 looks good out of brockton. route 3, no issues as you travel up toward the braintree split. 95 from sharon up to 128 also quiet. the pike is in good shape. as you travel north to tound, 93 so far making the speed limit out of methuen to the leverett connector. trains and buses running on schedule. a warning to anyone traveling 128, the highway will be closed
can demolish the bridge. emily: breaking news on the eyeopener this friday morning. randy: erika is on top of the details. erika: a person hit by several vehicles on 128 in waltham at 10:20 last night. the name of the victim has not been released. right now, two u-mass dartmouth students are hurt after they were hurt by a car near campus. the e unclear this morning. the driver, a 53-year-old man from westport who did stay at the scene. today democrats will go to court in new jersey and ohio to accuse the gop and the trump campaign of voter intimidation. republicans have denied the allegations. emily? emily: thanks. today the fight over marijuana is about to heat up in
happening this morning. sera: with election today coming up and today being the last day of early voting, both sides of this ballot question are stepping up their arguments. this morning, a number of doctors will make an appearance outside the state house urging people to support legalizing recreational marijuana. that group, part of the yes on 4 movement, argues that marijuana is relatively harmless and should not be classified with hard drugs. opponents argue legalization could make more marijuana accessible to kids. take a look at what question 4 would actually do. a yes vote would allow anyone 21 and over to possess, use and cultivate marijuana and marijuana products in limited amounts. it also includes regulation and taxation on marijuana and marijuana products. you can find a full list of the ballot questions on our website,
wcvb.com or on our mobile app. randy: there are realtime town by town results, any changes to the balance of power in congress. you can download it free right now in your app store. a new jersey woman is suing u-mass amherst in connection with her son's fatal overdose. eric sinacori was found dead in his apartment in october of 2013. he was a drug informant for the campus police at the time. his mother i from the school, saying they didn't inform her of his drug activity. and $1 million from the other student for wrongful death. the university says it does not comment on pending cases. >> right now we're walking through my first-ever abandoned subway tunnel system. never been in one in my life. emily: the mbta is looking for answers after this video shot underground comes to life, several people walking through abandoned green line tunnels.
is not hiding their faces, walking water-covered tracks through the long abandoned tunnels. no vandalism is seen, but the t is concerned. transit police say they are aware of this video and detectives are investigating. randy: new research on brain injuries changing opinions on a former patriot's death. the data bearing a warning for all football players and making student debt for manageable. how the commonwea i now look at one of the questions on the november ballot in massachusetts. question 2 with charter schools. a yes vote would allow up to 12 approvals for either new charter schools or expanded enrollment
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eyeopener. is there something about your commute bugging you, you can ask olessa. tweet me, post on my facebook, or email me at email@example.com. this morning, our roads are pretty quiet. not seeing any problems along the expressway. just some volume starting to build. this is a check by the gas tank northbound heading toward the bottom of the screen. accident-free. this friday we're hoping for friday light. cindy, this is a big weekend for people who want to sleep. cindy: we turn the clocks back one hour thi it's going to feel fall-like. temperatures only climb into the mid 50's today. the winds pick up this afternoon. it's a breezy, cooler feel today. sun and clouds over the weekend. i think sunday is the cooler weekend day. a little bit of a moderating trend early next week. emily: doctors call it the worst case yet of brain disease linked to concussion. former patriot kevin turner was first thought to have died from
c.t.e. likely leading to his a.l.s. symptoms. turner died in march at age 46. he donated his brain to research and that's when researchers discovered he had a severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. >> kevin used to say it's not enough to make a difference. you need to be the difference. and i think toda difference. emily: awareness over the dangers of concussion have had an impact on student teams. needham's high school coach says he'd modified practice drills to reduce the risk. randy: the mystery for police investigating a deadly highway crash. and megyn kelly revealing demeaning treatment at fox news
interviewer: what would stop you from voting this november? woman 1: working late. man 1: lines -- i hate long lines. woman 2: no babysitter. william f. galvin: for the first time ever we have early voting. if you're registered, you can vote any day between october 24th and november 4th. avoid election day lines -- vote on your schedule. man 1: wow, that helps! william f galvin: early voting is easy voting. interviewer: so what do you think? woman 2: it' a timesaver. i love it. william f. galvin: it's easier than ever for you to vote. randy: good morning. it is 5:43. the eyeopener team ready with news to go in needham, boston, and erika is tracking the presidential candidates.
cindy and the forecast. there was a little bit of rain. did it make an impact? cindy: yesterday's rain probably not. but the rain the past couple of weeks have. this drought has been going on a long time. the area in red has shrunk up, 9% statewide. extreme drought down 22% statewide. we need more rain. the pattern we're heading into is a very dry one over the next seven days. i don't see any rainfall at all. midwest, and that's going to give us a dry weekend. there is a little disturbance to our north. it's a frontal boundary, a leading edge of cooler air will drop in. you can see the flow out of canada pulling in that cooler air in our direction. we're starting out this morning fairly mild. we'll be near average today in the mid 50's. notice your weekend is cooler, especially sunday. likely not getting out of the upper 40's. we're 48 in boston. lower 50's on the cape.
per hour with some higher gusts this afternoon. as the clouds thin out, lots of sunshine but a blustery feel at times. low 50's at lunchtime. we'll manage about 55 in boston this afternoon. cooler out through the worcester hills where it's only near 50 this afternoon. tonight we're falling back in the upper 20's and lower 30's. likely some frost as the skies start clear and stay clear through the overnight. brightest part of your saturday will be the morning. some clouds drop in as we go through the afternoon. it does stay d like sunday the clouds will be thickest along the coastline with brighter conditions farther inland. i think saturday is the warmer weekend. let's get you out to the roads. getting a little busier, olessa. olessa: we're watching volume building along the expressway. live look outside. that's the northbound side where you see those delays starting to pick up. let's check the rest of your ride. accident-free this morning. heading into boston you're fine. south 24 still okay.
into boston. eastbound on the pike 15 minutes, 495 to 128. 93 southa little volume out of methuen. trains and buses doing okay. emily: we're following breaking details overnight from waltham. a person hit and killed on 128 south late last night. state police say that person was hit by several vehicles while walking in one of the southbound lanes. that accident forcing three lanes of traffic to be shut down. the name of the victi there's no indication as to why that person was walking on the highway. randy: at this hour, drivers are being warned to beware of a major highway disruption that will start tonight. emily: antoinette antonio is live in needham with the impact and what you need to know. antoinette? antoinette: this could be a huge mess this weekend as crews tear down the old highland avenue bridge here. they're shutting down the highway to do that. that means detours. a look from sky 5 at the area
the new highland ave. bridge is in place. most of the old bridge is down except for the section over the highway. that changes this weekend. here's what you need to know. starting tonight through 2:00 p.m. tomorrow, northbound driver will have to get off 128 at highland ave. and they'll be detoured back onto the highway. then from about 1:00 p.m. saturday until sunday afternoon, southbound drivers will have to face similar detours. anyone driving on highland avenue itself will to do so through this stretch. they're going to have to take a long detour around that area. best advice -- avoid the area if you can. that is the latest. live in needham, antoinette antonio, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: if you're hoping to avoid long lines, this is your last day for early voting. there were long lines at boston city hall yesterday.
cast their ballots ahead of tuesday's election. early votes will make up 25% of the total votes in this election. again, today is your last day for early voting. secretary galvin has asked local officials to extend hours to at least 5:00 tonight. live in boston, sera congi, wcvb newscenter 5. erika: with just four days to go until election day, the focus is battgr of the more than two dozen events today, many are in ohio and pennsylvania. last night, hillary clinton and donald trump were both in north carolina. >> when i look at these great admirals, to think of her being their boss? >> we are standing against the possibility of returning and normalizing discrimination. take it seriously.
ohio that republicans are working with trump to intimidate minority voters. the gop denies those claims. randy: a lowell dad is facing charges after police say his 8-year-old son brought a gun to school. police say the boy showed the .25 caliber pistol to classmates last week. it was not loaded. the father is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and improper storage. emily: the town of westport is ta a embattled farm. it was cited for animal abuse. selectmen have filed a preliminary injunction against the property owner. they also voted to hire assistant animal control officers to conduct inspections. randy: we're getting a look at the ads the mbta hopes will help crack down on sexual assault on the transit system, ads like these will encourage passengers to report incidents of
the t is working on the campaign with the boston rape crisis center and the center for independent living. emily: the state is taking steps to make college get more manageable. a new pilot program proposed by treasurer deborah goldberg would alert students to their total debt load and estimated payments. goldberg says she hopes the program will help students be more aware of loan debt. university's handling of jerry sandusky. they violate add law that requires schools to report campus crimes. sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. emily: megyn kelly is making sexual harassment claims about
harassed her. she references comments he made about her clothes and lewd remarks about how she could get to the top faster. an attorney for ailes denies the claims. he resigned as ceo after a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed against him. randy: thousands of paris hotel casino guests were forced to evacuate as crews were working to repair the damaged main power line there. from elevators and a few guests suffered anxiety attacks. no injuries, no serious injuries reported. guests have been out of the hotel since noon yesterday. but are being accommodated at nearby hotels. an eyeopening study finds smoking is more likely to kill a person with hiv than the virus itself. researchers at massachusetts general found 40% of hiv patients smoke. a closer look finds that smoking
expectancy of an hiv patient by six years. the study also finds that it is never too late to quit. emily: reebok is planning to move its corporate headquarters to boston as it makes cuts. "the globe" reports about 300 employees who work in canton will lose their jobs are be asked to move out of state. now, another 700 workers will reportedly be shifted to the new facility in boston. that move is the result of cost-cutting at parent company adidas, which purchased rebox reebok in 2006. randy: history in chicago with the cubs world series win. now that iconic celebration is on the cover of "sports illustrated" this photo features anthony rizzo joy after the team's final out in game 7 against the indians. it breaks the 108-year curse of the billy goat. the magazine will hit newsstands this weekend. emily: a drawn-out finish to the bruins game in tampa.
tied it up in the third. then we go to overtime. nobody scores. then the shootout, which lasted 10 frames. back and forth until jimmy hayes knocks it in for the b's. they win 4-3. the celtics struggle on the road, down 20 points in the third quarter. that's when lebron james scored 20 of his own. he had 30 on the night for the cavs. 128-122 the final. two australian hackers pull off a different kind of hack. randy: he pulled off the ultimate prank and played in the north korea golf championship. when asked if they were the australian team, they did not say no. they went along with it, going as far as making blazers with fake titles and attending owe
but once the pair hit the links, it was clear they were not at all professional. >> hit 120, which apparently is not very good. she thought it would bring great shine on my family. randy: it did. surprisingly, they did not come in last but second to last. they are not done yet. twot say they're hoping to crash the golf open in somalia in march. emily: i wonder what happened to randy: locked in a closet. cindy: how about the people that were in the field? randy: how bad are you folks? cindy: 48 in boston as you're stepping out. skies are clear in boston right now. if you have a chance, look up. just past 6:00, 6:11, you'll see the international space station. check that out. wind from the northwest, close to 10 miles per hour this morning. that's pulling down some cooler air. so 30 to our north.
of canada. a little disturbance to our north associated with clouds. there are some clouds over the western part of the state. more clouds to the south. but over boston and closer to the coastline this morning, the skies are a little bit clearer. down to 39 in orange. it is 41 in plymouth. lower 50's on the cape this morning. we are going to see a good amount of sunshine in the afternoon. notice how the winds ramp up. sustained winds 15, 20 this afternoon with higher gusts. blustery feel a 50 for a high in worcester. 54 in lawrence. mid 50's boston. you see how the clouds do thin out. the brightest skies will be this afternoon. that means we're clear this evening and clear through much of the overnight so the temperatures are going to drop tonight. we're going down into the upper 20's and low to mid 30's. likely going to be some frost around early saturday. saturday morning is the brightest part of the day. during the afternoon, a little disturbance drops in with increased clouds. it does stay dry. high pressure noses in for the rest of your weekend.
along the coastline, so the brightest skies on sunday will be over the interior. look at that high, though, just 49 on sunday. dry pattern continues with a slight moderation in temperatures. should be near 60 on election day. let's get you back out to the roads. it's friday, olessa. olessa: we made it. live look outside at the pike by alston-brighton. that's eastbound heading to the top of the screen. so far doesn't look too bad. let's get to the maps and check travel route 62. shouldn't impact your commute too much. southbound side, a little volume from methuen into andover. pike eastbound 15 minutes 495 to 128. 24 slowing down out of brockton. expressway 15 braintree into boston and trains and buses running on schedule. a warning to anyone who takes 128 in the needham stretch.
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>> breaking overnight, new information just in on a crash in wall ma'am. >> a leads up for drivers, part of 128, interstate 95, is closing this weekend. the detours you need to know about. >> punishment for the harvard men soccer team, t comments on the eye for this friday morning. >> also on the eye, today it's the last day for early voting here in massachusetts. good morning, i'm emily riemer. randy: and i'm randy arena, the ballots are coming as democrats head to court, that's ahead but first we want to get to cindy with the forecast for the weekend. >> yeah, the weekend is here, and it's the weekend we turn the