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>> the driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene. stephanie: now at 5:00, a hampton man was killed in the crash that shut down route 101 for hours. what police say happened that led up to the crash . month without any campaign why his supporters say they' re not worried. stephanie: and today marks one month since the deadly terror attacks in paris. how people remember the lives of those lost that night. hayley: rain moves in to start the work week. how this could affect your monday commutes and when colder
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:00. adam: tonight, we are learning more about a deadly rollover crash on route 101 in exeter. police say 33-year-old eric williams of hampton was pronounced dead at the scene saturday afternoon. good evening, i' m adam sexton. stephanie: and i' m stephanie woods. police say williams was speeding away from police right before he crashed. wmur' s kristen carosa spoke to state police today and joins us now with the details. kristen: eric williams was driving a 2007 ford crown victoria, a car he made several driving violations in. but when police attempted to pull him over, he only drove faster. the pursuit started saturday afternoon on the eastbound side of route 101 in exeter. williams didn' t stop and hit speeds over 100 miles per hour. he lost control and rolled his car over several times. guardrails were smashed on the eastbound and westbound sides of the highway. williams did not have his seatbelt on and was thrown from the car. he was pronounced dead at the
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police shut down both sides of route 101 between exits 11 and 12 for several hours. >> in the area just east of exit 11, the operator made a sudden movement in the vehicle which caused him to lose control and subsequently struck the guardrail on the high-speed side, rolled over several times in the median, and the vehicle came to rest. kristen: news 9 will be following this story closely. stay with wmur as we learn more about the investigation into this crash. live in studio, kristen carosa, wmur news 9. stephanie: thank you. an elderly woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries in film -- an elderly woman was injured in a one car crash this morning in epping. police say it happened around 105 main street. officers believe the woman before crashing on a home' s lawn. non-life-threatening injuries. right now in salem, police are looking for the man accused of
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s deck on fire. adam: the national g.o.p. front runner appears to be losing ground in recent polls. and now he' s taking aim at the man picking up those crucial points. abc' s mary bruce has the latest from washington. >> donald trump is taking aim at his new chief rival. donald trump: i would say i have far better judgment than ted. >> the real-estate mogul appearing on two political talk shows today, criticizing senator ted cruz. donald trump: i don' t think he' s qualified to be president. you can' t walk into the senate and scream and call people liars and not be able to cajole and get along with people. he' ll never get anything done. that' s the problem with ted. >> the comments come as the texas senator is trumping trump in iowa. cruz now with a 10-point lead in one poll up to 31% to trump' s 21%. but trump was quick to blast the new numbers, tweeting overnight don' t trust des moines register poll saying it' s biased. the other big story inside the
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carson, now down at 13%. dr. ben carson poll numbers go : up and down. >> he appeared on abc' s this week with george stephanopolous and doubled down on his threat to leave the republican party if party leaders tried to manipulate the nominaton process using what he calls backroom deals. dr. ben carson: if that is the case, then you know, i' m out of here. >> on the democratic side hillary clinton is getting some help from the president tv' s , president fitzgerald grant . tony goldwyn: she has the most experience and has the right ideas to take the country where i believe it needs to go. actor tony goldwyn, from the hit abc show "scandal," campaigning for the frontrunner. sen. bernie sanders: does that seem right to anybody? no. >> her rival, bernie sanders, one of the few candidates out on the trail today making at least four stops in iowa. critical campaigning with just seven weeks until the iowa caucuses and just two days until the next g.o.p. debate. mary bruce, abc news, washington. adam: cnn has released the lineup for tuesday' s republican presidential primary debate. the debate includes donald
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marco rubio, jeb bush, john kasich, chris christie, carly fiorina, and rand paul. in the first-round debate, mike huckabee, rick santorum, lindsay graham, and george pataki will be facing off. while donald trump continues to top the republican field dr. ben , carson, the candidate closest to trump in the polls for a number of weeks, has started to fade a bit. his numbers are also down here in new hampshire, where he has not campaigned in 23 days. the last time granite state voters got a check-up from dr. ben carson was november 20, almost a week before he hasn' t been back since, even announcing an upcoming trip to africa before revealing plans to return to the granite state on the 20th and 21st. but by the time that visit rolls around, carson will have been absent from first-in-the-nation new hampshire for a full month. cathie chevalier, carson' s new hampshire campaign chairman, says when it comes to her outsider candidate, she' s not concerned.
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of politics as usual. >> adam: whether holding unconventional campaign events like a 40th wedding anniversary party featuring tony orlando or taking questions at more traditional town halls, carson has proven he can draw a crowd. but political analysts say campaigns must do that over and over to be successful. >> a lot of the other candidates have been putting in a lot of time and a lot of effort here, and i think for a candidate like carson to go from the top of the polls to not making a lot of appearances in an early state like new hampshire is not a good sign for his campaign. adam: but this primary cycle has already shattered many of the accepted notions of what candidates should and should not do or say so carson' s local team , isn' t wringing its hands over sagging poll numbers or limited >> i don' s a big concern. every time someone goes to hear him, they come out loving him. adam: when carson does come back next weekend, the new hampshire s going to be in a big way with a large, family-friendly christmas event in concord.
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senator bernie sanders will be in the granite state this week. sanders will meet with students at nashua community college tomorrow afternoon before heading to a town hall in hollis. the democrat will also open his rochester office on tuesday and then head to hampton for a town hall. and of course you can find the , latest political news by heading over to our website, stephanie: it' s been one month since the deadly terror attacks in paris. today mourners gathered outside , the concert hall where 89 people were killed. people from around france travelled to paris to remember the 130 people killed. candles and flowers were laid at the sites of the attacks. police shot and killed a man in northeast pennsylvania last night. pennsylvania state police say 20-year-old andrew joseph todd was threatening customers with a weapon at a walmart in east stroudsburg. todd allegedly refused to drop his weapon inside the store, pointing it at the officers who
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chest. troopers say no customers or officers were hurt. many marched in portsmouth this afternoon to end gun violence. the crowd gathered in front of south church before marching around downtown and finishing up at prescott park. organizers with ' moms demand action' wanted to mark the upcoming third anniversary of the sandy hook mass shooting and honor survivors of gun violence. those survivors say mass shootings should not be accepted as the norm. >> we allow this to go on, and we really need to do something about this. it' s not a partisan issue, it' s an issue of safety. stephanie: similar walks featuring orange-clad anti-gun violence activists took place around the country this weekend. adam: it was another unseasonable day around most of the state, though the clouds stuck around for parts of southern new hampshire. could we see some rain moving in for the start of the work week? let' s head over to meteorologist hayley lapoint to find out. hayley: it is amazing how mild
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was no sun in some spots. we still have temperatures in the 50' s. take a look at the high temperatures today. 50 in manchester. 49 in portsmouth and rochester. a bit cooler in the northern part of the state where there was a bit of sunshine. here are the temperatures now. 49 in manchester. 44 in plymouth. 30' s and the northern part of the state. because it is so much cooler up there, there is the threat of freezing rain overnight. you see the rain showers in northern new york, those will clip northern areas of the state overnight. there is a freezing rain advisory posted that goes until noon tomorrow for the chance of freezing rain. but the rest of us, it will be plain old rain coming through and much needed. i will have the timeline of we
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stephanie: the 2015 of getting food drive wraps up today. but you still have a few hours left to donate at participating shaws, hannaford, and walmart stores. you can buy $5, $10, or $15 bags and boxes of food for families in need or drop off your own food donations. canned proteins like fish, beans, and peanut butter, as well as staples like rice, noodles, and soup are most needed. >> this is about getting staple items on our shelves for january to march. when our new year begins at the food bank, it' s a critical time. and it' s a great way to continue that spirit and support your neighbors in need. stephanie: the new hampshire food bank is also accepting cash. an anonymous donor is pledging to match $100,000 in donations. to learn how to donate online, you can head over to our website,, for details. still to come on news 9 at 5:00 -- adam: andy smith from the unh survey center joining us live today to discuss the latest
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to expect for the home stretch. stephanie: and ahead in sports, the monarchs are in action this afternoon. highlights from the verizon wireless arena, coming up. adam: coming up at 5:30, the wife of a man killed by an alleged drugged driver speaking for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours. i'm hillary clinton and i
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adam: the first in the nation primary is coming sooner than most would think. the pollsters will be hard at work. on the democratic side, the latest poll shows bernie sanders with 50%. hillary clinton with 40% and martin o' malley a distant third. at the top of the republican race -- donald trump holding a solid lead with chris christie in third and jeb bush at 8%. joining us now to help sort it out is dr. andy smith. thanks for being here. on the republican side, the establishment has been hoping and praying for somebody to come and knock out donald trump. but he has remained at the top. what does that tell us? >> it tells us donald trump has been a better politician than anybody expected. he is unconventional but has
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the establishment vote is split among multiple candidates. the second candidates, marco rubio, jeb bush, maybe chris christie and john kasich. there is more support for a establishment candidate, but there are multiple candidates dividing the vote. because there are so many candidates, 25% might win the primary. adam: that has typically afflicted the antiestablishment candidate. let' s think about more -- one of the more establishment candidates. this chris christie seeing a bump? >> make a little bit. i think it is difficult to say endorsements from newspapers matter as much. it does not have the circulation it did. it does not put its editorials in its news coverage like it had in the past in 1980 with the
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came out hard for reagan against george h.w. bush. adam: on the democratic side, the bottom line is this is a tight race between sanders and clinton? >> i think so. historically, 35% has preferred the outsider candidate. we are seeing that again this time. this is a state that sanders could win. adam: which is a shock to a lot of people on the clinton side. a lot of the old hands say if you are a candidate running from a neighboring state to new hampshire, you have a built-in advantage. is that correct? >> i think you do. you can go back to 1972. certainly, michael dukakis, mitt romney has done well because of their proximity. i think there are a couple things that make them better candidates. it is not that they are better known necessarily. very people in new hampshire could tell you who the senators from massachusetts or maine are. but it is more important they
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campaign here to drive across the state border. most important, they have the sing kind of voters here as they do in their home states. adam: what is the one take away that said something about the race? >> about one quarter of to conservative radio shows. donald trump is doing well among that group. jeb bush and john kasich, the real establishment candidates, are getting hammered. adam: thank you for your time. for more political coverage coming can visit us online at look at the new hampshire primary vault. we have historical interviews from previous campaigns. this week, we looked back at the campaign in 19th use the eight -- 1968 that forced a sitting president to give up his reelection bid. >> now hayley lapoint and your forecast. hayley: some of us saw sunshine in the northern part of the
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the rest of us, it was a gloomy sunday with lots of clouds. look around the state at this hour. they have christmas lights, a pretty shot from the seacoast. temperatures are cooling down. it is 47 in concord. 49 in manchester. 30' s in whitefield. the temperature is starting to dip because the skies are clear. it has been so warm to start. take a look at temperatures throughout the early part of the month. we only had one day where we had below average temperatures. that was on the first of the month. for the rest of the days it has been above average. so far, we are running 7.5 degrees above the average for this time in the month. kind of crazy how warm it has been. clouds filling in, especially in central areas where you saw a little sunshine. we will lose the clear skies overnight, especially up north
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champlain valley, these will continue to move across the northern areas of vermont and into northern new hampshire. being after dark and colder temperatures, we likely will have freezing rain, especially in far northern reaches of the state overnight and the morning hours on monday. been posted for northern costs county. that goes until noon on monday. you can see there is a winter weather advisory for northern areas of maine as the next system x a move toward us. look at all this rain. this is a huge system. yesterday, there was severe weather and even tornadoes in texas. we will experience rain, maybe even thunder monday night into tuesday as the storm system moves through.
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monday morning commute, especially in the southern areas, there could be drizzle. up north, you have the freezing rain possibility. by monday evening, we will have a 50% chance of rain. it should be heavier rain on that will probably be the wetter of the commutes. will start to dwindle. wednesday we dry out. overnight, the chance of freezing rain north. anything else that falls will be for the. here is monday morning. not showing much in the way of green on futurecast. i would not be surprised if areas in southern new hampshire get drizzle through the morning and into the afternoon and evening. the bulk of heavier rain comes tuesday morning. that moves out by tuesday afternoon. we should be wrapped up with the rainfall.
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looking at up to .75 inches. in the southeastern part of the state, we are in a moderate drought. we need the rain. it looks like we will get help by tuesday morning. tonight, temperatures in the 30' s of north. even concord falling to 37. 41 in manchester. for the school day forecast, we will start in the 30' s and climb to the mid-40' s by recess. the last bell will be mostly cloudy with a chance of drizzle and heavier rain by dark after sunset monday night into tuesday. he gets colder through the week. another system coming through on friday may produce snowflakes. too early to tell how much, but i think some people are excited we may finally get something. stephanie: it is 12 days until christmas. at this point, we would like some snow. it is 53 degrees on tuesday?
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hayley: we are keeping the warm trend around through early week. adam: gronk is back? jason: no snow in texas. the monarchs are just wrapping up at the verizon wireless arena.
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people are working harder than ever, but the everyday cost of perscriptions, child care, or even just buying groceries can be a stretch for too many families. hillary's plan: raise the minimum wage, get equal pay for women, cut taxes for the middle class, and new incentives for business to share profits with employees instead of just rewarding ceos. those at the top are doing just fine. it's your family that needs a raise. i'm hillary clinton, and i
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>> now, jason king and news 9 sports. jason: the patriots play in primetime tonight in houston against the texans. the pats could get a boost from the return of rob gronkowski, who is expected to play tonight. new england will be without linebacker dont' a hightower, however. he did not make the trip to texas. the scenarios for the patriots were the same as last week, they could clinch the division with a win and a jets' loss. there are also scenarios where they could simply clinch a playoff spot. keep your eyes out for londonderry' s ryan griffin. he' s a tight end for the texans. gametime tonight is 8:30. as for the jets, they had the titans at home. brandon marshall left uncovered. fitzpatrick sees him, 69-yard touchdown. the jets win, so they are 8-5. that means new england will not clinch the division with a win tonight. the bruins and celtics are both off today. the celtics will host cleveland on tuesday night. the bruins are home with
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the monarchs and thunder at the verizon wireless arena today. no score in the second. great goaltending. nice save. a great chance but he is turned away. the thunder get behind the defense. he is there to poke check it away and keep the game scoreless. he is going to get a shot off. building is up to the task. it was 0-0 after two. the thunder scored in the third and added an antimatter. adirondack wins. we will have reaction from the coach as well. stephanie: we' re working on more for news 9 at 5:30. adam: reports of a driver speeding on i-93 leads to a reckless driving arrest. how fast state police say this man was going. stephanie: and runners in merrimack lace up their sneakers to help collect toys for '
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charged with it and run. the victim' s wife is sharing her story. stephanie: a late-season tornado hits texas. hayley: gloomy skies to end the weekend. next, rain which could make the money morning commute slick. the hour-by-hour forecast ahead. adam: and with christmas only 12 days away, runners in merrimack hit the pavement to help out ' toys for tots.' >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at 5:30. stephanie: police in massachusetts say drugs were involved in a crash that left a 71-year-old man dead. i' m stephanie woods. adam: and i' m adam sexton. the suspect is now waiting to face a judge as the family of the victim speaks. reid lamberty with our sister station wcvb has the story. tree.
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>> he was run down the street across from the christmas tree business he owned for more than four decades and in front of his wife of 25 years. >> i see my husband bleeding and i cannot touch him. he is lifeless. >> the 71 euro man later died at the hospital. the man accused of hitting him police say has been charged with being on drugs behind the will. >> they took a father, grandfather, and husband. >> he owned a dealership and was inducted into the new england hall of fame for antique racers. a gentle man, describes his widow, who does not mince words for the man accused in his death. >> i will curse that man the rest of my life. >> comforted by a large family, they shared four children, 14 grandchildren, and three great grand children. but for her, there was only one joe.
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he is gone. i have nothing. i have my family. think offer that. but he took him --thank god for that. what he took him from me. adam: a pelham teen is facing reckless driving charges tonight after he was allegedly clocked going over 100 miles per hour on i-93. state police say 19-year-old joseph brown was driving south on 93 in windham just before 9:00 this morning. troopers say they used a radar gun and found that the vehicle brown was driving was going 107 miles per hour in a 65 zone. brown is due is court on january 14. thieves targeting the home of a well-known paralympian in california caught on camera. surveillance shows the alleged thieves rummaging through the house, making off with jewelry, electronics, cars, and olympic medals. abc' s marci gonzalez has the story. >> this morning, this is not the only video on stephani victor' s mind. grinch-like thieves caught on surveillance cameras breaking into the five-time paralympic medalist'
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home, leaving little behind. >> they went into our kitchen, starting eating ice cream out of the freezer and then slowly over the course of the evening, dismantling tv, computer, christmas gifts. cameras in and outside the home giving police a clear picture of the suspects are and the details but it' s what else was missing from this ransacked mess that haunts victor, videos of her most treasured memories. >> she takes the lead. >> including this, the first steps she took after losing both legs in an accident in 1995. >> i have been shooting from the moment i woke up in icu, 3 years in the hospital, 14 surgeries, all the doctors telling me you will never walk again. >> hard drives holding the raw
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place will memories, all stolen, medals and rings. >> and they say gold medalist. that doesn' t mean anything to anyone but it means something to me. >> los angeles police so-far s two missing cars but nothing else. for the men who in just moments grueling work, to earn. stephanie: thunderstorms are tearing through east texas this weekend. a tornado touched down in lindale on saturday causing extensive damage but thankfully no injuries. texas dot says strong straight-line winds blew 64 empty train cars off of a bridge in left can -- lufkin around 7:00 this morning. forecasters say el nino could be to blame for the third winter-like storm to hit northern california in a week bringing rain, strong winds, and snow today. the weather service says the wind in central california could
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the sierra nevada could see up to two feet of snow. in southern california several bernardino mountains saturday. the southern california coast is through today. waves could top 10 feet. christmas but it doesn' t look or feel like it. but it' s going to get even warmer for the start of your work week. meteorologist hayley lapoint has your forecast. hayley: it has been amazing how warm it has been. in a lot of spots, we cracked 50 degrees. clouds are invading. we will have rain moving in even overnight, but only for the northern areas of the state. you can see showers over the adirondacks heading toward the champlain valley. those move across northern vermont and into cholos down to
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there could be freezing rain by early tomorrow morning in the pink areas into northern maine. the freezing rain advisory for coos county goes until noon on monday. be very careful in the northern areas tonight. there could be slick areas driving into work. 47 in concord. 49 in manchester. for the rest of the evening, temperatures fall into the 30' s with showers north. for the rest of us, it is cloudy. there will be heavier rain monday and tuesday. i will show you the full timeline ahead. adam: people laced up their sneakers today in merrimack for a good cause. the annual toys for tots 5-k took place at merrimack high school. runners and walkers who participated donated a toy for toys for tots. event organizers say a portion of the race fee will also be used to buy gifts for families in need this christmas. >> my wife and i, we have a
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time them, produce them for work. it is a business. but this is one of the fun ones that we do, after we pay expenses, all the cash leftover will go to toys for tots. adam: each year, the event draws in between 40 to runners and 50 walkers. could north conway become the home to a new museum? the plans that could bring a ski museum to the mount washington valley. stephanie: in "today' s chronicle," classic diners bringing traditional diner dishes around the state. state'
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hayley: people are working harder than ever, but the everyday cost of perscriptions, child care, or
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families. hillary's plan: raise the minimum wage, get equal pay for women, cut taxes for the middle class, and new incentives for business to share profits with employees instead of just rewarding ceos. those at the top are doing just fine. it's your family that needs a raise. i'm hillary clinton, and i
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stephanie: welcome back to news 9. in today' s "escape outside," new hampshire christmas tree farms are still open for procrastinators looking for the perfect tree. and the new england ski museum may be expanding. christmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven' t picked a tree yet there are almost 40 cut your own tree farms to pick from. the christmas season is a 4 -- $4 million industry for local farmers. the u.s. department of agriculture says the state harvests about 100,000 trees per year. for a list of tree farms head over to our website. december has been a great month so far for bird watchers. many are out trying to spot snowy owls.
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hampton beach state park and another was seen at rye harbor state park. the new england ski museum may be expanding to north conway. currently the museum is in , franconia, and the move to north conway would create a second home for their collection of ski memorabilia. the organization says they are looking to expand in 2017. and you can find even more outdoors news on adam: coming up in today' s "chronicle," we take you on a
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>> now, meteorologist hayley lapoint and your forecast. hayley: good sunday evening. the sun was up north. it was a beautiful day. central and southern new hampshire was kind of cloudy. we did not have any rain showers but it was not that bright. despite that, temperatures were warm. concord, 51. 50 in manchester. 51 in nashua. in the northern part of the state, temperatures in the 40' s for the above seasonal high averages for this time of december which should be in the 30' s. we are even above that now after dark. 47 in concord now.
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you see the 30' s in whitefield and berlin. that is because the skies are still clear so temperatures will drop quicker. it is only emperor larry. -- it is only temporary. even snow showers further north. this area of rainfall and even snow showers will make it to the northern part of the state. i would not be surprised if those of you in far northern coos county get snowflakes over the next couple of hours. bigger threat is for freezing rain since this line moves through. as temperatures cool overnight, you can get freezing rain. a freezing rain advisory has been posted for this pink area. that goes through overnight tonight until about noon monday. here is the setup.
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it is a conveyor belt of heavy moisture out of the gulf of mexico through arkansas and louisiana. this will shift east over the next 24 hours. tomorrow will be the wet day. it will be tomorrow night and early tuesday that we will get the very heavy rainfall. in the northern areas tonight, you will get rain or freezing rain. be careful early tomorrow morning. it could be slick driving north of berlin. this is 7:00 a.m. the rest of us, cloudy, maybe drizzle. and beyond is when we will have scattered showers and drizzle picking up. the heavier rain comes overnight. we have orange and yellow on futurecast for that indicates heavy rainfall.
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all of this pushes through. we will have lingering showers tuesday morning before this rolls out. this is desperately needed rainfall. up to .75 inches. we need a good dose of rain. tonight, freezing rain up north. other than that, cloudy. temperatures falling almost everywhere in the state in the 30' s. here is what you can expect by tomorrow. 40' s in some spots. closer to 50 for chester in salem. 44 in andover with drizzle or showers. plymouth and meredith in the mid-40' s tomorrow. up north after morning freezing rain, you will have regular rain in the afternoon and evening. it will be a damp but mild day tomorrow. we will get a temperature boost tuesday into the 50' s. for the rest of the week and
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cooler. closer to december standards. adam: i feel like i should have a palm tree decorated at home it so warm. hayley: it looks like we finally take a turn later this week. stephanie: it is like christmas thing. christmas. thank you. adam: classic diners serve up a side of nostalgia with their classic dishes. stephanie: "new hampshire chronicle" recently did a tour of some of the finest in new hampshire. so sit back, grab a cup of joe, and join us for slice of pie. >> they are as american as apple pie and baseball. diners, offering up a slice of americana in new hampshire. >> diners have evolved from lunch wagons to the small diners of the 1920' s to the larger in the 30' s. they kept getting larger and changing style. >> lunch wagons began cropping
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s largest cities around the turn of the city -- century feeding people who worked the mills and needed a hot, inexpensive meal before their shift. by the 1920' s, it became a dining car. a manufactured restaurant that looks like a railroad dining car. once it was built, he was transported to another location. often, diners got sold and moved to other states multiple times. >> a lot of people think diners came from railroad cars. that is not true. only the style. >> larry recently wrote a book showcasing classic granite state eateries. he has been fascinated diner' s since he was a little boy and has been documenting diners across the country for decades. >> the first picture was 1980, harrisburg, pennsylvania. it is still there although it is not known as the american dream
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>> we hit the road to check out diners for ourselves to see why there' s such a sense of nostalgia about these restaurants. we begin our journey at the union diner in laconia. originally in concord, it suffered a fire, was rebuilt, and moved to laconia. >> i think it is just memories. you have always had one. diner. >> she bought the restaurant in 2009 and renamed it union diner. it was part of her childhood, coming here with her parents. >> nothing makes me happier than seeing somebody enjoy it. diner. her parents owned the diner more than three decades ago. she worked here for 36 years
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it is the people she misses the most. >> they would come into her three times a day. we knew everybody by their first names. i think that is a lot of what people are looking for in diners. it is so personal. >> this is the main street station diner in plymouth. it was delivered to this spot in 1946. this was also built by the lunch cart company. it was famous for the style known as the semi-streamliner. the owner bought the diner about a year ago. she is restoring it to its original motif, but the menu is classic comfort food. >> we do meatloaf, chicken potpie, burgers, fries, hotdogs. we have our own bakery. >> many of the older diners will have this sign painted on its
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this sign let ladies know there were tables and not just a counter with stools. that meant the diner welcomed comfortable eating in a booth. jane' s diner. inside looks like a snapshot s. it operated in upstate new york. the was sold in 1990 and transported. you can find the owner cooking, washing dishes, or waiting on tables. >> i love waiting tables because i get to talk to the people and see what is going on. >> one of the most popular diners in the state is located in the heart of downtown manchester.
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famous guests including granite state natives adorn the wall. it is a given just about every politician running for president has stopped at the red arrow diner for breakfast. the owner says it has been a family business for over 27 years. it is bigger than a traditional diner. but every day, it has what is known as a blue plate special. a low-priced miller became common in diners from the 1920' s to the 1950' s. >> the diner in any community is the focal point. you always have all walks of life in any diner. >> friendly and personal staff. the author says there is one ingredient that keeps people coming back. >> the food is number one. that is what people go to diners for. on the arts -- ambience is a big
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stephanie: coming up this week on "new hampshire chronicle," a class in gingerbread house construction. hear from the expert architects and some sweet little designers. adam: i am so hungry it is hard to watch. couples in georgia helped set a new world record. stephanie: coming up, how many people it took to set the record for the most couples kissing under mistletoe at once. adam: ahead at 6:00 -- breaking news out of salem. police take a suspect in custody in connection with arson. stephanie: the patriots taking on the texans.
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for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours. i'm hillary clinton and i
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adam: when it' s cold nothing beats a cup of hot cocoa. today is national cocoa day. it is believed the first chocolate beverage was created by the mayans. cocoa is made from the dried, fermented seeds of the cacao tree and used to make cocoa powder. pour yourself a cup today and enjoy. hopefully, i pronounced that correctly. in georgia, people puckered up last night setting the world record of the most couples kissing under mistletoe at once. stephanie: more than 200 couples, more than 400 people total, participated at six flags over georgia. they joined hands and kissed for at least 10 seconds under spring
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