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the clippers, doc rivers is trying to get them to trap earlier. so valuable time didn't get wasted. the steal, the near turnover and the prigioni three makes it a one-possession game and steve kerr goes back to his starters. >> they have a foul to give. there's the foul on curry with 4.6 remaining. now golden state will inbound again. clippers do have a couple of
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left. >> this game was all but over. they were talking about the next step for golden state. the clippers reserves, iguodala looking, looking. inside. the ball is knocked away. picked up by wilcox. wilcox puts it up, won't go, and the game ends! how about that. a final shot could have tied it and force overtime. doc rivers could even smile about it. golden state survives the final couple of minutes. >> good job of active hands and denying the basketball. keep it away from curry, away from thompson. force a turnover. wilcox actually has a chance to send this game into overtime. had open shooters on the wing. >> he should have passed the ball, but what a great run by the clippers.
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state/l.a. clippers game. klay thompson led scores with 32. he's with lisa. >> thank you, mike. klay, what happened? it seemed like this game was over. what happened? >> we got careless with the ball and before you know it they scored 8 points in about 20 seconds. got to learn from it and learn it's a 48-minute game. they're never going to stop fighting. >> you got the win and before the game you told us you could not have another game like last night. so what was different tonight for most of the game? >> the intensity here was special. it's crazy, it's the regular season. it's always fun to play the clippers. electricity in this building got us up and ready for 48 minutes and our turnovers, too. we didn't have 13 turnovers in a quarter like we did last night. >> you did have 30-plus assists tonight. for the 28th time which is a franchise record for you guys, what does that say about your team and all the assists that you had night after night. >> that's just how we play.
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sharing the ball. it's contagious when one person moves on and the next guy gets an open shot. it's always going to come back to them. 30 assists is crazy. it's a testament to how unselfish we are. >> a win is a win, so congratulations. >> thank you. >> mike, back to you. >> lisa, the win makes them 49-5 on the season. much more nba action on espn coming up wednesday. at 8, wizards and bulls. then the sturs and kings. coverage begins at 7:30. wild finish as the warriors hold off the clippers 115-112. for jeff, mark, lisa, our producer and director and our wonderful abc crew, mike breen saying thanks so much for watching as the warriors defeat the clippers for the third time this season in three games. thanks for watching abc, home of
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>> right now on news 9, donald trump wins the south carolina primary while hillary clinton is celebrating a victory in the nevada caucus. and the republican field is shrinking. new developments as jeb bush white house. high speed chase. tonight. how the pursuit ended. >> rain showers coming to an end now.
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still mild temperatures when colder air makes a return. >> we actually had a person walk into the station this morning asking for help and they had overdosed. >> a record breaking number of drug overdoses in manchester this month. emergency responders are calling the epidemic in new hampshire the worst in the nation. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now wmur news 9 tonight. >> new development in commitment 2016. hillary clinton wins the nevada caucus. and in south carolina, donald trump is celebrating his second straight victimtory. i'm stephanie woods. megan hughes is in columbia, south carolina with the latest on the race for the white house. megan: hillary clinton and donald trump now each boast two wins in the race for the white
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[crowd chanting "hillary"] confident. >> the middle-class needs a raise and they need more jobs! megan: south carolina voters cementing donald trump as the winner. >> it's mean, it's vicious. it's beautiful. [laughter] when you win it's beautiful. >> long lines to vote in both states reflecting a heavy turnout. ted cruz and marco rubio both with strong performances. >> thank you south carolina! >> after another poor showing an emotional jeb bush called it quits. >> tonight, i'm suspending my campaign. yeah. yeah. [cheers and applause] in nevada, bernie sanders emphasizing that he narrowed a big gap with clinton.
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points behind in the polls. megan: sanders has been trailing here in south carolina. democrats will vote here next saturday. megan hughes, abc news, columbia, south carolina. stephanie: in nevada, republicans are caucus on february 23. february 27th is the democratic caw kiss. -- caw cause. -- caucus. 13 states will choose their nominees. tonight a wanted man is wanted in the hospital after a police pursuit. more than a dozens officers in se lem were involved in the chase. mike cronin is live with how the chase ended. mike. mike: stephanie, police say 20-year-old william pope crashed his car and is being treated for his ink -- injuries. once he's released he'll be processed here at the police department.
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the police alerted salem police about pope. they say he was involved in a domestic incident. the mall. when he tried to pull him over, 2. out of public safety police say they called off the chase because of his excessive speed. he crashed nearby into a telephone pole. police and his parents talked to him on the cell phone and convinced him to come out. during the chase, 16 local officers and a half dozens state police troopers were involved. >> that's probably the, you know, primary concern people's safety including his own. i'm glad nobody was hurt during the initial ea -- attempt to stop. that's the reason why i called it off because it was go getting too changes.
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conduct, conduct after an incident. stephanie: one man is in the hospital after a serious crash in se lem. police say an 18-year-old pizza delivery driver was pulling out of a prasa on north broadway just before 7:30 when he crashed with a motorcycle. he was metflighted to a boston hospital with unknown injuries. police say the teen didn't see the biker. right now rain showers are moving out of the granite state. you're taking a live look in concord where it's a mild 45 degrees. hayley lapoint is here. hayley, how long can we expect this warm weather to stick around? hayley: it's incredible to see temperatures at night that warm. remember last weekend at this time? it was easily close to like 20 below in concord at this time and with the wind chill it felt like 30 below. so a huge difference between now and then. rain showers, though, we had moving across the state are basically dwindling.
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drops from conway up into berlin and in the higher elevations in. but as you see all across state we all remain above freezing even up in the great north woods. 36 in whitefield. 35 in laconia. 50 degrees in manchester. here we are at 11:15 in the evening in february, o. -- of course. tomorrow we have tells in the mid to upper 40's even a couple of places touching 50. we'll talk about the forecast coming up. stephanie: hayley, thank you so much. new tonight, a manchester house fire has forced a family ott of their home. the fire started on brent street and then spread upstairs. it took firefighters seven minutes to get there because the neighborhood is in the south end of the city. a man, woman and their dog got out safely.
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injury but was treated on the scene. >> there was significant smoke fire damage. the garage is totally destroyed. >> it's a very nice community over here and everybody watches out for everybody else. i'm sure everyone's going to be asking them if they need help. stephanie: the flames and smoke caused several hundred thousand dollars of damage. the state fire marshall says 59-year-old stephen gracyalny was arrested and being held on $50,000 cash bail. he intentionally caused fire, injuries. a fire in campton destroyed a snowmobile.
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responded to a snowmobile fire near the campground. firefighters were ablele to put time-out flames in a few minutes. the cause of the fire is under investigation. tonight, marks the 13th year anniversary of the rhode island nightclub fire in west war wick. 100 people died when the fire broke out. the band great white set off fireworks which ignited flammable foam inside the club. organizers have raised $1.6 million of their $2 million goal. tonight, a university of new hampshire student is recovering from a stabbing. durham police arrested 20-year-old matthew gibbons and 21-year-old eric denning on assault charges. both are students at u.n.h. and they will be arraigned in court on monday. the injured student had surgery at wentworth hospital and is
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a record-breaking number of overdoses in manchester this month. in manchaster, 12 of those overdoses were deadly. that number surpasses the worst month on record. >> the numbers that we're seeing are unprecedented. i just got from my national meeting from a.m.r. and speaking to my colleagues, nobody's experiencing it like we are in new hampshire. stephanie: it's taking its toll. they say it affects every facet of the system. firefighters were out on the ice today practicing ice rescues. four different types of rescue scenarios were set up to give the crew the training they need if an animal or person should fall through the ice. these trainings are held twice a year. >> we're looking at an opportunity for us to fine tune our skills in ice rescue.
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they are, we know the risk. so we want to make sure that our penalty nell are comfortable with their skills with ice rescue and are familiar with the quill. stephanie: the chief says if someone falls through the ice it's important to call 911 right away so that crews can get on scene as fast as possible. lack of snow is forcing the team with sled dog race to cancel. it was scheduled for next weekend but the new england sled dog club says there's not enough snow for races. the club has postponed the race in january because of the weather and now they're forced to cancel. the tram at cannon mountain is closed for repairs. the tram trapped nearly 50 people 40 feet off the ground will not be operating this weekend. this is exclusive video from the scene. officials say mechanical malfunction was the cause and they're working complete a repair project.
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they will post it on their website. antonin scalia is being honored tonight. >> i'm nikole killion. thousands say goodbye to justice antonin scalia. stephanie: we're hearing the phone conversations of the doomed ship efaro. his call for help. hayley: we've had a few sprinkles but they're basically done with. we're back to sunshine on sunday. then we're tracking another storm for midweek next week. i'll show you the full forecast next. stephanie: and now to our u local shots. a 1-year-old donated animals. happy birthday, shae and good for you.
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and the main propolsion system had failed. >> i have a marine emergency and i would like to speak to a qumple i. -- q.i. stephanie: they did not believe the ship to be distressed and floffs need to abandon ship. all 33 members died including seven with ties to new england. hearings are set to resume monday. justice scalia is being remembered tonight. more than 3,000 people attended antonin scalia's funeral mass in the nation's capital today. nikole killion is in our d.c. bureau with how many said their goodbyes. nikole: justice scalia was not only remembered as a conservative icon on the court but also as a father and a man who loved god. at the nation's largest catholic church, a supreme salute. justice antonin scalia honored by none other than his own son.
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servant antonin. nikole: father paul scalia delivered the homaly. >> he had found himself in my confessional line. [laughter] and he quickly departed it. nikole: the service drew dignitaries and his colleagues just as clarence thomas read a letter from st. paul. >> hope does not disappoint because the love of god has been poured out into our hearts. nikole: the tribute capped off two days of mourning after thousands including president and first laddie paid their respects to the late justice at the supreme court which holds its first arguments on monday without one of its most influential voices. another memorial slfs be held for justice scalia.
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motel here in the nation's capital. nikole killion, wmur news 9. stephanie: right now the governor is in washington, d.c. with a meeting from governors from across the country. governors are discussing threats of terrorism and the economy during the three-day meeting. she will speak about the drug crisis. on monday the governors will discuss their priorities with president obama. the u.s. government wants to catch him and today he appeared in manchester via scape. edward snowden delivered this weekend's keynote address at the new hampshire liberty forum. he spoke from russia where he's been granted asylum. he went public with the full extent of secret mass surveillance programs. >> the government was warrant lesley and unconstitutionally spying on billions of people around the world and millions of people in america and he let
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stephanie: while wmur was prohibited from video recording, and listen. he says he's ready to accept extradition to face charges under if espionage act. middle and high school students from new hampshire and vermont came together in concord today for the annual state vex robotics competition. the day long competition took place at the new hampshire technical institute. teams battled together. the day started with practice rounds andened with qualifying rounds. >> it teaches about mechanical, electricity, electronics and programming. these robots have mechanical components, sensors and they all tie together. stephanie: the winning teams from today's competition will go on to the world championships. >> now meteorologist hayley lapoint.
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it was a beautiful day in southern new hampshire. we had bright sunshine. there's a times lapse from portsmouth and then late in the day clouds began to increase. that's how it's been throughout the evening. we do have a lot of clouds overhead but those should be thing out pretty soon as this latest threat of rain showers ends. but it was a different story in the northern part of the state where clouds and even some showers held on for much of the day. but statewide it was incredibly mild. look at the temperatures that we got today. 58 in concord. 59 degrees in manchester. 58 in nashua in the upper 40's state. this is definitely warm stuff when you consider the average high is only in the mid 30's. look at where we stand now. still 50 degrees in manchester. 49 in portsmouth. 45 in concord. we have temperatures in the mid 30's when you get upnorth.
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the winds are out of the southwest. so it's bringing in the mild. the winds are relatively light at this hour. the latest three-hour loop of the satellite radar shows you where the rain had been coming down especially in central new hampshire. but it kind of fizzled out. and we just have a few lingering rain showers and spits of rain over the white mountains and even some higher elevations snow showers too. but that's all that we've got from this system. it's wrapping up. you can make out how the clouds are beginning to clear out. i wouldn't be surprised by early tomorrow morning almost all of us get to see the sunshine. it will be a brighter day tomorrow. we'll call it a mix of clouds. this is about 7:00 and you see the clouds lingering north of the natches. but southern new hampshire looking good with sunshine. a few passing clouds but it will
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to today maybe a bit cooler. on monday, temperatures a little bit cooler. we'll have highs back in the 30's, a little closer to average for this time in february. tomorrow, near 50. 47 degrees in derry. about 49 when you get into chester. 47 degrees in hillsborough and in boston and into the lakes region mid 40's. conway, tamworth to in the low to mid 40's. freedom, you'll have temperatures in the 40's tomorrow. we're looking at upper 30's even way up north in the state. it will be cloudier up there maybe a few snow showers in the higher elevations. it's one of those days where we'll have clouds and very mild temperatures. there's the temperature cooldown a libby early next week. temperatures will be in the 30's. about 40 degrees on wednesday with some mixed showers arriving by the evening.
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showers but then some much milder air comes in. look at this. we'll have high temperatures on wednesday and into thursday in the 40's. so with this next storm system approaching, it will easily be bringing in mainly rain for us. it looks like it could even be some heavy rain by the time we get to thursday afternoon. but then we're back to cooler temperatures by the end of next week friday and saturday. dryer. but temperatures will be in the 30's for high. stephanie, it's kind of one of these crazy examples today again of how extreme this winter has been. a week ago, you know, i was running out to warm-up my car and now it's 50 degrees in manchester at this hour. stephanie: only in new hampshire. that looks like a spring forecast. today. stephanie: the bruins are
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jason: the bruins wrapped up their current road trip in dallas. david krejci playing in his 600th career nhl game. that's his 29th goal of the season. made it 1-0. marchand is on a tear. but dallas scored the next three. patrick sharp makes ate 3-1 starts lead after one period. but then the bruins they scored the next six. marchand gets his second. reaches 30 goals for the first time in his career. made it 3-2. 35 seconds later, kevin miller
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we're tied at 3-3. loui eriksson with a goal. after review, you could see he got a stick on it. so boston got three more in the third and the bruins win 7-3, the final. they will host columbus on monday. four games in five days for the monarches tonight. they played their third straight against the redding royals. matt lighter in. redding scored the next three. robbie zarnik finds a crease and scores his third. maxim gets behind the defenders. nice move. his 1221st. zack lesley scores from a tough angle. his first of the year. made it 4-3. the monarches had some great
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win. manchester will hostel meyera on sunday. cameron marks scored third period goals. boston university beat u.n.h. 3-2. they will wrap up the regular season. cornell gets the win 1-0. dartmouth closes out its regular season at st. lawrence and clarkson. colleague hockey, a packed house hosting southern new hampshire university in the ne-10. d'amato, with one. second period, looking for more. great cross-ice pass but a save by the goalie. he made 37 of them in the game. d'amato gets his second of the game. he got another one in the third to complete the hat trick.
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they will play for the ne-10 title next saturday. the nascar season has kicked off in daytona this weekend. what a weekend so far for chase elliott. he took over the number 24 for jeff gordon who retired after last season. he won the pole and today won the x finity race. great finish as elliott was able to hold off a charging joey logano. he became the youngest driver to win an x finity race. the wrestle championship held in three different locations. this is division won. dylan scheffy. he finished third. timberland's cam albotelli won the title. timber land won the team title


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