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five. >> a stay of emergency declared by the president as residents cross the southeast to get out or risk death. >> the storm has claimed 100 lives. we have coverage for you tonight. >> category four storm. well-defined. it is the upper half of the east coast of landfall or getting to the coast . here is another look at satellite and radar. you see the concentric bands. i want you to notice this. the grand bahama island's. 25 miles away from shreve port. -- report -- shreveport.
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situation. along the southeast florida coast you can see the center of the storm is above it, getting bands of rain and wind. the worst is going to be farther north. you can see how it is moving with time. northwest at 13 miles per hour. here is all your hurricane warnings from north of miami all believed to the south carolina coast. here is the latest projected track notice it takes it to just offshore or along the coast out to daytona beach and then to jacksonville. then it should we can and then after that we will make a right turn to the east. it does not get above the south carolina north carolina border in terms of the storm itself.
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ben: the most powerful storm to threaten the coast in a decade. heather: a state of emergency has been issued. tracking developments from the breaking news desk. >> hurricane type conditions are expected to move in around 8:00 and continue through tomorrow. people are trying to get out of matthews way. va this is going to kill people. >> with matthew closing in as a category four the largest evacuation ever in the sunshine state continues. 2.5 million people prepared -- had to the carolinas. >> it is pretty bad. we have to get off of the island. >> torrential rain has
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this shows the coastal town of jeremy. 1% of homes are still standing. images like those have floridians taking the warning seriously. >> theme parks are closed for tomorrow. store shelves left empty. embracing for the worst florida's governor says 2 million people will likely lose power. it will likely take days, possibly weeks to restore it. heather: coverage continues at logan airport. a lot of new england or's had cut their vacation short -- had to cut their vacation short. reporter: some floridians
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boston. >> we booked it at a: 30 to get out. we are very grateful. >> ashley wanted to stay. the choice was not hers. >> i wasn't going to leave. i was prepared. i had my flashlights, candles, food. i woke up to a text from him saying you don't have a demands. >> our building closed. we had to get out. >> our son called us and said we were leaving. we thought we would stay. >> it is going to be a category four hurricane. no messing around with that. not at all. reporter: they grabbed the last
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then you go a month without power. it is not worth it. >> we just hope that they hold. reporter: as for how long our visitors will be here -- that is one thing that remains up in the air. >> it may be every week. reporter: here in boston it is not too bad. a couple of flights were canceled week. bho up and down the east coast. if you have travel plans you want to call ahead. heather: thank you. we want to encourage you to track hurricane matthew in real time. >> breaking, please investigating a homicide they found two victims.
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minutes i have spoken to the district attorney and he confirms in this house behind me, behind me, an elderly man has been killed and his wife is seriously injured. there is an active search for a suspect. he did not provide a description of this time. the house since late this morning. we have seen crime scene investigators coming and going wearing facemasks. they often solve the elderly
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>> her son was always checking on her. >> the police was just a precaution there is no direct caution between the school. the names of the victims have not yet been released. ben: gloucester. the mayor has agreed to let leonard campanale over tire as police chief. he will be on paid leave until then. the city informed him he had been terminated halloween an investigation into an appropriate conduct with several women. the outgoing chief speaks publicly for the first time. heather: a plan to privatize money collection, a plan they
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janet wu. reporter: at 5:30 this morning, several dozen union workers were blocking this gate. seven arrests and one vote later charlie baker when the day. they knew the vote was coming. there are going to lose a big battle. a change and padlocked gate. >> i told them they would be not disperse and reassemble across the street. they declined that offer and seven individuals were arrested for unlawful assembly. >> the fight is over and seven the collection of the money facility. a law gives some flexibility to outsource union jobs.
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a cell phone belonging to one of them going off calling them to tell them the fiscal control board had voted to privatize the money counting operation. >> he is targeting a privatization of the money in the warehouse. >> change is never easy. we understand that. the money has been a problem for years. for. by turning over the operation and will cost less every year. >> this is the tip of the iceberg. they want to destroy hard-working men and women. we are going to fight it every step of the way. reporter: everyone who works at this facility will be offered other jobs.
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on i-95 after police find 20 pounds of marijuana. they were pulled over by new hampshire state police during a routine traffic stop when a canine smell the drugs in the car. police then found the pot hidden inside the trunk. both gallaghers are charged with possession with intent to distribute. they are free on bail. the red sox push for the pennant against the indians heather: -- i can't wait. let's check in with the game one preview. >> big papi swapped places. he has only done that four times . as for porcello he finished the regular season 22-4 and went 4-1
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tigers he was 0-2 and the current clevleland lineup as a group is hitting over. 300 against porcello -- 300 against porcello. >> now you're playing against the best competition. if you don't win these games you are going home. it is not like you can look forward to another road trip to get things rolling. game time just after 8 tonight. back at 6:00 with more. ben: next, he was convicted of murder decades ago. tonight he wants a new trial. heather: the dna test a new hampshire man serving life in prison hopes will set him free. ben: a dramatic rescue caught on camera the sailors swept off a pier saved. heather: a very special moment for a local high school student. the moves made by her team and the opposing players to make her
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joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer. when she has the chance to strengthen background checks, she voted no, backing the washington gun lobby instead. then - on a bill to keep suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician and that puts us all at risk. is responsible for the
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friday morning on the eye, hurricane matthew bearing down on florida the time line, the powerful storm threatens the
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heather: a man convicted ofki than 40-years-ago, is seeking a new trial based on dna evidence. robert breest has been behind bars since 1973. he denies involvement in the murder of 18-year-old susan randall who's body was found in the merrimack river in concord. a dna test in 2012 found that there was dna from two males under her fingernails, breest claims that information entitles him to a new trial. >> >> in none of the 5 dna tests from 2002 to 2012 was the defendant excluded as a source
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>> we do not say that these dna test results mr. breest we say that they are favorable. heather: in the original trial prosecutors relied on the testimony of a cellmate who claimed breest confessed to the crime. ben: an alarming new report about the system that provides 60% of the water to eastern massachusetts. the mwra says the cast iron pipes and valves in the tunnel system are in such poor condition they've avoided engaging them for fear of a catastroph mwra officials say they've known about the problem for years. they say a $1.5 billion tunnel fix is needed something that should be underway by early next year. heather: a dramatic rescue out of south korea caught on camera. a typhoon sending giant waves crashing onto a pier along the country's southern coast. six sailors were swept into the water. you can see emergency crews dragging them through the waves pulling all of them back onto
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and destroyed more than 500 homes yesterday. the storm is now headed towards japan. ben: let's go back to florida. we have live pictures out of cocoa beach. this is near cape canaveral. the disney parks and sea world, it looks like some pieces have white cap action. anchor: deteriorate dramatically. a lot to share with you, you see it behind us. it's going to pass pretty much over shreveport. then it continues to bend north, northwest. it may make a landfall that even if it doesn't and gets to the
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moves to the northwest. there is your florida coast line. farther south you are, you will not see this situation that is farther north. once you get through florida, here a shreveport. you hear the storm that is the center of the storm. hurricane force winds can extend 4-60 miles. it can be just offshore and have hurricane force winds. it gets very close to jacksonville. it is starting to weaken at that point. the weakening trend will
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eastward. it will actually do a loop and go down towards the bahamas or florida. if it does that it would be in a much weakened state. to give you an idea of the storm surge, 1-3 feet. of the coast, the more severe the storm surge would be. island. jacksonville 4-8. savanna georgia, 6-10 foot surge. that is extremely significant and one of the reasons for evacuations. these are current wind gust. right now gusting to 30 miles per hour. 30, melbourne, 37 miles per
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augustine. this is going to be increasing as the storm gets closer. you see the storm and the future track. you see some of the wind gust. it is about 70 miles per hour. you see the core strong wind moves north with the storm. it is weaker by the time it gets to georgia. then look at the rainfall amounts. freshwater flooding as well. it could be 6-10 inches. we are beautiful at 64 degrees. right now we're in the 60's and 70's. these patterns will continue again tonight. 70 degrees or so. there is your beautiful day coming up tomorrow.
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lingering. west to east, beautiful weather for columbus day. more on the storm in our local weather coming up. ben: high school athletics can be very competitive. you can also teach some of life 's most important weapons. heather: ask the freshman girls soccer team. they wanted a young lady with down syndrome to know the the captain got together with the captains of westfield high and made it happen. three goals later there was not a dry eye. all print them. coming up next, talking to teenagers about their weight. ben: how best to approach that sensitive matter. heather: firefighter for the day. a dream come true.
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much. that's why we wanna make sure you won't have to wait on hold. and you won't have to guess when we'll turn up. because after all... we should fit into your life. [ laughing ] not the other way around. [ clock ticking ] kelly: you know me. nfalse, negative ads- but as your first female attorney general- appointed by republican and democratic governors. as your senator, i'm fighting for equal pay and against workplace discrimination, to expand access to birth control,
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all the false, negative ads, i'm still the kelly ayotte you know- and i'm still fighting for you. the outside corporate interests bankrolling question two are trying to deceive you. here's the truth: every time a new charter school opens, it drains money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million just last year - according to the state's own data. which means real cuts to our kids -
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that's why question two's opposed by the massachusetts pta and school committees all across the state. join them in voting no on question two. ben: your health at 5:00. today is national depression screening day. they are connecting them with or services. it is a free screening offer. you can screen yourself on the wcvb app. heather: the american academy of pediatrics reminding us wait is
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it with young people to focus on a healthy lifestyle, good habits and not the actual weight. danger exists when they start trying things like fasting, diet pills or laxatives. teens who diet are more likely to become overweight and develop eating disorders. it is best to focus on what can be done for good if you need health advice talk to your pediatrician. you could own an island. ben: you could. it's true. this spot is for sale in vermont. it has four beaches. there are a couple of things you need to know. heather: a man accused of using a front end loader to attack his
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joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer.
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>> there is systemic inequality in public education of students with special needs. significant and deep disparities in the way school district ti agreements. they hate for the education of students with special needs. the majority are found in wealthier school districts and although the funds are provided by tax dollars, they fight hard to keep the information private. one parent spent three years and $100,000 in a legal battle arguing financial details of their private settlement agreements should be part of
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agreed. it was revealed every agreement was different and some parents negotiated a better deal for their children than others. a free education is guaranteed by federal law. the plans may be personalized. some have 100% of the cost covered while others pay out of pocket. individual situations explain disparities to some degree. discussion and examination. not just those whose families have more information and financial might to pry pressures dollars from their school district. >> wcvb newscenter 5 at 5:30.
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tonight. these pictures from palm beach. about an hour and a half over miami. president obama has declared a state of emergency. disney world also closing. disney world closed at 2:00 this afternoon. millions are being told to get out of the storm's path. highways are crammed. ben: harvey has the latest track. >> hurricane warnings are over an extensive area. from west palm to the south carolina coast line. there is the storm. it is going to be going extremely fast.


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