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complete new england news coverage starts right now. this is the fox25 morning news. now at 6:00, a freezing start for most of you. how much longer you will wait before september-like temperatures will warm things up for you again. and police in lowell say a driver hit a 4-year-old little boy as he was trick or treating last night and then took off. what police eventually found that driver and how that boy is doing this morning. a 15-year-old dies after halloween party. what prosecutors say sparked a brutal fight that cost him his life. the final week before the elections. a new poll this morning that show hillary clinton's lead this shrinking in one swing state. and the new questions surrounding donald trump's tax records. good morning, everyone, thank you so much for joining us on this tuesday, november 1. i am sara underwood. >> gene: i am gene lavanchy.
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it is freezing out there. frost on the lawn. temps in the 20s. will stick around for hours in the storm tracker weather center. she has more on when things will warm up for us. >> shiri: no the for a while. 35 in boston. not very comfortable. 32 in worcester. 20s on the map in spots like bedford and fitchburg and nor wood. the cape will help things out hold in a little bit of heat. compared to yesterday morning, things are running 10 to 20 degrees bedford and norwood. this will feel like a totally different season. the game plan somewhere like lowell today where you have a 8 a.m. temperature of 41. by 10 a.m., 47. we hit the lower 50s by lunchtime and hang out there for the afternoon. i have the latest on a warmer day for your wednesday ahead in ten minutes. back over to you, gene and sara. happening right now construction on the mass pike
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head back to the morning commute. >> expect traffic to be backed up more than usual because of that construction and that wasn't the case because there were fewer cars on the road. wele sent michael henrich up in skyfox to keep an eye on the roads today to see if things may have changed at all. good morning, michael. >> reporter: good morning. we are going to keep a close eye on weather conditions and when they will change and take a look at the roadway from the skies. you can see plenty of those cars going through freshly toll lanes used to pb. that's where we were standing on the ground yesterday and a completely different case. this part of the project by the weston tolls and throughout the pike supposed to take weeks upon weeks and phase one that mass dot called it until the 22nd. this weston tolls area clearly ahead of schedule because this particular spot, these cars heading be eastbound on the
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through two new freshly paved lanes. that is not the case everywhere, and checking out the alston-brighton tolls and we will let you know what the status is there, but right now for those passing through the former toll area, a lot of good news for them. now we do want to, of course, loop of you into the bigger traffic picture and head into the studio for catherine parrotta for that live drive time traffic. great job in the air. on the ground, watertown newton area westbound near washington street. not seeing delays around it. the pike moving well in both directions. 128 doing okay. 93, pretty slow through burlington and woburn. also on the expressway, very, very slow and milton and dorchester. new accident route 1 a. the lynn way.
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and accident near hilton avenue. the cameras and expressways are slowing down. volume starting to build past the gas tanks. the drive times for you right now. on the pike it will take 25u minutes. like i said looking good. and the expressway from the split to the pike jammed up 19 minutes. to the weston tolls are, 22 minutes. good right at this hour. following breaking news in middleton. fire crews telling our photographer on the scene there are no injuries in this house fire. this house and a section of the road is closed for now. part of the first floor of the house collapsed. a 4-year-old boy is in a boston hospital after being hit by a car while trick or treating. >> sara: while that boy is recovering from serious injuries, there are questions this morning weather the driver who hit him will face charges. fox25's jessica reyes is live in lowell this morning, and, jess, the driver took off from the scene after initially stopping. >> reporter: right, sara. people here at the time say she
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this little boy. actually got out and talked to some people here but then did end up driving away. this little boy is at tufts in boston being treated for his injuries. the worst of which we understand a pretty bad cut on his head. this happened on marshal avenue in lowell. police closed down this street for several hours as they worked to reconstruct the accident as you see in this video here and police tell us that 4-year-old boy was out trick or treating with his parents when when the driver took off from the scene police did take her license plate number. as we have been reporting at this point, no charges have been filed against her. this neighborhood was full of people at the time as this is a very popular spot for trick or trick or treaters. a woman who lives here said her daughter's boyfriend was actually the first person to call 911. >> bleeding and in the head on
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>> reporter: that little boy was first taken to the hospital in lowell and later moved to news of the boston and police say that that cut on his head was very serious but thankfully not life-threatening. as for that driver once again, no charges have been filed and that car was towed and she was taken in for questioning and we are checking with police in lowell to see if any charges will be filed and how that little boy is doing this morning. as soon as we get an update, we will pass it along from here on the fox25 morning news. live in lowell, jessica reyes, seven days, that is all that is left before election day and the candidates for president continue to turn up the heat on each other. daniel miller joins us with the race that continues to grow tighter, daniel. a new number from new hampshire show hillary clinton's lead shrinking and the granite state poll release last night show clinton leading donald trump 45% to 38%. a 3-point drop from clinton from the last poll and half of
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the revelation of e-mails from clinton's e-mail server florida congressman anthony weiner's computer. meanwhile "the new york times" has obtained donald trump tax documents from the 90s. trump used, quote, legally dubious methods to avoid paying taxes on hundreds of millions of dollars in income. the methods were legal at the time but congress later banned them. trump has not commented on the article. hillary clinton's campaign continues to escalate its efforts to discredit fbi director james comey's disclosure of a private e-mail. clinton campaign using a double standard to publicly discuss investigations of russian medalling in the presidential election. now comey has come under fire for his revelation last week about the discovery of e-mails belonging to clinton on former congressman weiner's computer. now during a campaign stop, clinton told the crowd that the fbi wanted to look at the
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find the same thing that they found before. the fbi is conducting a preliminary inquiry into donald trump's former campaign manager's foreign business connections. paul manaford was told to be a key player in the multibillion dollar with russian an ukrainian businessmen, one of them a close ally to vladimir putin with alleged ties to organized crime. in the newsroom, daniel miller, fox25 news. boston and presidential nominee hillary clinton are joining a number of politicians returning campaign donations to a boston law firm. the law firm is accused of reburrsing attorneys. walsh said his office will immediate hee return 15,000, but there might be more. hillary clinton's camp didn't say how much they are returning, but they say they are sending it to the u.s. treasury and not to the law
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governor maggie hassan, deb goldberg and eight candidates for u.s. senate say they will return their donations. and fox25 has you covered with everything that you need to know. we will have live team coverage one week from today. join us beginning at 4 p.m. and stick with us throughout the night. we will have the results on both the presidential and local races as they roll in. 6:09. a 15-year-old tewksbury after bumped into 18-year-old joseph zagarel la. he was in court where he picked up the victim and slammed his head into a concrete floor. the victim's best friend told us she was by his bedside while he was still on life support. >> as soon as i got there and saw him, i couldn't control how i felt. i just couldn't explain, like,
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guilty with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. he is being held on bail. the charges could be upgraded depending on what they find. halloween ends in tragedy to a group of people in a small mississippi town. two children and aadult died when a truck rear ended a hayride full of people. it was pulling trick or treaters through town. several others were injured. unclear if the driver of the truck will face charges. months after a deadly night releasing more 911 calls from the shooting of the night club. idolized the marathon bombers. the first time talking to the terrorist during a covering with a hostage negotiator. >> my home boy tamerlan tsarnaev did his thing with the boston marathon. >> it goes on for about an hour. talks about the u.s. air strikes in syria and iraq and pledged allegiance to isis.
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judge's order. mateen killed 49 people and hurt dozens more in the june attack. he was killed in a shootout with state police. former house speaker sal dimasi plans to convince a judge to be released out of prison because of his failing health. the 71-year-old is suffering from a medical condition and battled cancer twice in prison "the herald" says he lost 45 mounds in the five years he was behind bars and could put on a feeding tube. dimasi faces a eight, year sentence on corruption charges. a look at skyfox. 128 right now over 93 in -- in montvale area in stoneham. a live look at the conditions above 93 as we are heading into the city. volume building as we head southbound as well. drive times coming up for you. temperatures starting out this morning in the 30s in boston but a lot of the suburbs in the 20s. 35 now.
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and by 8 a.m., a slight little warm-up has started. tracking the rest of the warm-up for you coming up in 10 minutes. a new england theme being hailed a hero for quick actions during a fire. how that teen says he managed to run through his home full of smoke to save his little sister. massachusetts has many great public schools, and we took it for granted that our kids would go to great public schools. but some kids aren't so lucky. where they live, they don't go to a great school, and they have no choice. imagine if your kids were trapped in a failing school. public charter schools give parents a choice and are a pathway to success for these kids. if you like your school, question 2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future
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intersection. i want to let you know that sergeant trinidad was still in the hospital recovering from serious but thankfully nonlife-threatening injuries. police say that a group of dirt bikers were riding dangerously throughout the city and 30 to 40 dirt bikes were at that intersection when some of them ran through that red light. police eventually arrested those riders about four miles away at the former flag ship police say when the officers were arresting those riders that is when one of them, 24-year-old carlos gonzalez ran sergeant trinidad over with his dirt bike. gonzalez is charged with a number of counts including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. police arrested eight other men. all nine are scheduled to appear in court and still checking in with police to get an update on the sergeant's condition and within the last
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dirt bikers. you will hear from him coming up at 7:00. in new bedford, stephanie coueignoux, fox25 news. well, expanding the cap on charter schools is a hot button issue on the massachusetts ballot next tuesday. as fox25 investigates, we found some charter schools don't help anyone when they suddenly shut down or never even get off the ground. >> we were on christmas break. the day started to get closer and closer and never reopened after christmas. >> gene: massachusetts has granted charters to 108 schools. of them 28 of them closed or never opened. after the world series, fox25 investigates learn how the numbers compare to charter schools in other states and why supporters say those figures don't tell the whole story. a look at how traffic is doing around 6:17 on your tuesday morning. look at the map. things are starting too get buzzer especially on the pike. starting to slow down in framingham and approach newton. a stalled vehicle going
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newton. on the expressway, very, very slow between quincy and the city only averaging 11 miles per hour in one little pocket there. the rest of the area in the 20s and 30s for speeds there. a look at this as the providence line train, 4:42 a.m. operating 5 to 15 minutes behind schedule. keep that in mind. one our live cameras. traffic moving over the zakim bridge, leverett connector, pretty typical for this time morning. here are how the drive times are looking a little slow from 495 to the weston tolls. the expressway from the split to the pike, you are starting to jam through about a 25-minute ride. you will probably need the heat on in the car today and shiri, you are saying not too early to talk about the snow. >> shiri: no. the first month to see the snow totals on average. i do not have snow in the forecast yet, but boston
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at 2 inches of snow. worcester at about two and a half inches of snow. so not abnormal to start seeing that pop into the forecast. if you like this graphic and want to share it with your friends. post it on the facebook. current conditions 20s and 30s. 25 in norwood. 35 in boston and head out to worcester where things are freezing. 32 degrees. feels like 26, because we have that light little wind. and feels-like temperatures are going to tend to run about 5, , 10 degrees lower while is not a huge deal because winds are at or above 10 miles per hour. it takes a while to warm things up again. temperatures static by 8 a.m. after that up to 40 in worcester. noon, 44 degree. highs around 50 this afternoon with mostly sunny skies. you are going to find a few more clouds over to -- over to the cape and south shore early this morning. even a cup of patchy clouds across the merrimack valley.
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hot spot. and area taunton, bridgewater, brockton and braintree all in the middle 50s. 56 in carter and mattapoisett. and a little warmer than yesterday. a little bit cool for this time of the year. and lower 50s in boston and ipswich over to. and 54 in hyannis. and mid- to upper 80s. and feeling like september and ushering -- and the cold front through a portion of this is the wet part of this storm system, and that's going to come through here thursday afternoon and thursday evening. so get ready for a wet drive home from work on thursday. i think that is really the sole forecast or sole commute impacted by ma rain and by friday, bright and breezy and cool and mostly sunny over the weekend with highs in the lower 50s. send it back to you, gene.
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new details in a massive pipeline explosion. one person is dead and five others are hurt. we first told you about this last night on fox25 news. working on a gasoline line when a piece of machinery hit the line. the gas started a fire that continued to burn throughout the night. people within a three-mile that burst in september leading to gasoline short annals across the south. at this point, it is still unclear if yesterday's explosion will have a similar impact. bill cosby will appear in a pennsylvania court again today where it is expected his lawyers will ask a judge to dismiss the charges against him. last week cosby's attorneys stated that the comedian is legally blind that would prevent him from seeing his accusers and could impact his defense.
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charges. former "glee" star mark salving will not be charged after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2012. police interviewed the victim and determined there wasn't enough evidence to press charges. not saling's first brush with the law. he is facing charges for child pornography and if convicted could face up to 40 years in prison. the cleveland indians looking to celebrate their and popping champagne if they take care of business against the cubs in game six in cleveland. catch all of the action tonight on fox25. gets ought started at 8:00 followed by a late division. shocker in foxborough, patriots shift one of their best defensive players out of jo be. traded jamie collins to the cleveland browns. he is being shipped out because
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patriots are willing to offer. tom brady weighed in on the move on the radio yesterday. >> tough to hear news like that with a teammate i have been in so many battles with. jamie was a great player for our team and a great player for the cleveland browns. i am always sad when we lose a player that i like and someone that i respect like jamie. a tough day, but part of the nfl and part of this business. >> the pats get a experience tory third-round pick in r return. collins goes from the 7-1 patriots to the 0-8 browns. bummer for him. the brady bunch really got in the halloween spirit. tom brady in the big foot costume having fun with the family dog. jive gisele posted this picture. when your son wants to be super mario and no one else wants to be luiji, do you what you want to do. below average temperatures today. above average tomorrow.
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complete new england news coverage continues right now. this is the fox25 morning news >> shiri: now at 6:30, freezing temperatures for the morning commute and not all bad news. when the 60s return to the map. a little boy is recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car while trick or treating. neighbors helped police catch the driver after he took off. plus ride-sharing companies under the microscope for troubling trend of discrimination in boston. a new study that finds passenger's name could add
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ride. a brand-new month, november 1. >> sara: unbelievable. how fast did that go by. great to see you. i am sara underwood. plan on freezing temperatures for most of morning commute. not all bad news. things will feel more like september in just a day. meteorologist shiri spear in the fox25 stormtrack are weather center with the forecast. >> reporter: that's how it goes in new england, right. you don't like it, it waits a day. worcester down at 32 degrees. hollis, new hampshire at 28. 28 in lexington walpole. boston a little warmer which is typical for the city center. boston running at 35 degrees. don't get me wrong, still cold but not quite freezing. 34 in duxbury and 32 on the vineyard. there is your chilly temperature to get things started this morning. a little bit of patchy cloud cover. boston running nice and clear and by noontime back at 48 degrees in the city. we have a mix of sun. a cup of scattered clouds looking nice and bright minus the wind we had yesterday.
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even more comfortable out there. 50 degrees by 3:00 this afternoon and at towns and cities that make it to the mid-50s today and when we hit the 60s tomorrow. that is coming up. back to you guys. happening right now, a live look from our driving cam on the pike in framingham. construction on the mass pike toll booth continues as drivers head back out for the morning commute. yesterday we expected traffic to back up more than usual because of all the construction and toll booths come down and a lot of people stayed at home. keep an eye on the roads for us to see if things have changed for the tuesday morning commute. how are things looking right now, michael. >> reporter: hey, good morning. it is still looking pretty good in skyfox. we are over the alston-bright on tolls. look at how things are moving. they are going throughout toll booth at allston-prototypeon. the reason we mentioned that showed you the weston -- what
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the brand-new center lanes that were newly paveed since they started this project on friday night. here in the allston you-brighton area. they are still going through the outer lane toll booths and construction crews are hard at work in the middle. again at 6:30 in the morning and much to everybody's surprise traffic is still going well. construction areas and 23 different work zones thought massachusetts working on this big change over to the all electronic tolling system. now it is -- it is a situation where they will continue to work. here you go. you can see it there. on those center lanes, demolition crews are taking down and repaving and also excavating the different tunnels. we will keep a close eye on things shall, but, again, so far so good on morning commute number 2. since this project started. let's check out our wider
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parrotta and live drive-time traffic. >> catherine: elsewhere, the roads are getting busy. a pair of incidents to talk about on route 3 both going southbound. a multivehicle accident route 4 in the lowell area. you see you are jammed up before and after that point as you cross 495 there. route 3 southbound, it is between 129 and treble cove road. a lot of delays by route 3 right now. shifting this way, and along the the pike, framingham and newton, and 35 miles per hour. expressway jammed up there right as you go through quincy. only averaging 15 miles per hour. route 1 through saugus, very, very slow. 10 miles per hour for an average speed and show you what this looks like. between the exit of fells way and main street. a slow, slow crawl down route 1 in saugus. the drive times. pike 14 minutes. route 9, 19 minutes.
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build. over a half an hour. sara and gene over to you. new information on the story we have been telling but all morning. >> a young boy was recovering in the hospital after being hit by a car while trick or treating. we are g working to get an update on the driver who left the scene. jess, you just talked to the police and they did give you an the driver who hit this little boy has been cited. beyond that they don't have any at of information but she has been cited for this at this point. all happened on marshal avenue 7:00. the street was full of trick or trick or treaters at the time. she first stopped after hitting that little boy, but then took off. police in lowell shut down marshal avenue for hours last night after a driver hit a 4-year-old boy out trick or
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>> reporter: this woman lives on the street an says her daughter's boyfriend was the one who called 911. >> she had -- was bleeding in the head, on the side. >> reporter: this one at lowell is a popular spot for trick or trick or treaters and hundreds were out here at the time. the little boy was with his parent when the woman driving the silver car hit him. two people living nearby said she briefly stopped but then took off. police got her license plate number and taken in for questioning. at this point, no charges have been filed. again, that information has since changed. we have an update in lowell. that driver has, in fact, been citing -- cited for hitting that little boy. we will check in throughout the morning and get more information as to what exactly this citation is and when she will be in court. we will keep you posted on the fox25 morning news over the next couple of hours.
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hit-and-run is held on $25,000 bond this morning. dexter mitchell sunday night slapped into a woman and her young twin daughters in salem. the police found the 10-year-old girls lying 25 feet with their blood-covered mother going back and forth between them. mitchell is accused of leaving the scene after hitting the family and going back and admitting to police that he had been drinking in court mitchell's lawyer said despite that admission, his client was not driving out of control. >> this case, there is no evidence from any of the witnesses was operating anywhere negligent. the herald reports that mitchell's license was suspended because he refused to take a breathalyzer test. halloween may be over but a search for a masked avail land that attacked a -- assailant that attacked a worker.
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character mike myers and attempted to board a trolley without paying the fair. he then reportedly dragged the driver from the train and beat him leaving the community in shock. >> the first time i heard of anything happening like this. i am shocked and surprise. it is the city and a lot of stuff goes on in the city. >> sara: the driver has been released from the hospital. asking anyone with information to give them a call. a little boy took his toy car for and the video is tough to watch. still ahead, the close encounter that boy had with a number of cars before an officer rushes in and s joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even playing politic games with medicare. vo: kelly ayotte voted to cut medicare and cost seniors up to $1,700 more for prescriptions... while protecting tax breaks for the wall street banks and big oil companies that fund her campaign.
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2 won't affect you. but question 2 will change the future for thousands of kids who need your help. please join me and vote yes on question 2. please join me and back at 6:41 on a tuesday. checking traffic an weather every ten minutes. >> sara: hour. >> catherine: michael henrich is doing a great job keeping an eye on this from the air. through brighton. you are hitting the breaks and volume is building but nothing that we don't typically see at this hour of the morning. not too, too concerning, but it is a spot that we will be monitoring throughout the morning and drive times in a little bit too. chilly day. drivers need the heat on and kids at the bus stop may need extra layers.
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>> shiri: the warm coat needed. most of you freezing. frosty in boston. for the drive home from school for kids, parents and teachers. i think long sleeves are still needed. highs only 50 to 56 degrees today. we have got mostly sunny skies. it is short sleeve weather coming up not too far away. a nice little midweek warm-up. the latest on that 10 minutes away. gene. >> gene: thanks, shiri. now 6:42. before you pose for your new passport glasses. glare from the glasses are the number one reason that passport photos are rejected. the new rule of eye wear for photos that will go into effect today. the state department expects up to 20 million passport renewal applications next year. a epping uniform teen is being called a hero after he saved his little sister from a house fire. he woke up to see the flames
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yard rehe realized his 3-year-old sister was back in the house. he ran into action running back in to get her. >> i almost fell down the stairs because smoke got me really dizzy. i could not see anything. i was making guess where is things were. >> police are still investigating what caused the fire. as for brandon, he doesn't consider himself a hero. he was only doing what he could to protect his family. >> gene: you can call him a hero. >> sara: definitely a hero, 100%. a woman publicly shamed for having a sick pack through her headlines. why she said being so fit caused problems during the birth of her baby.
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we are back at :45. looking live in weston. beautiful shot of the sunrise from skyfox. if you haven't stepped outside yet, brace yourself pause it is cold. less than five minutes, shiri will be timing a pretty big warm-up for this week. we have that to look forward to. happening right now we have just land in the last ten minutes the driver who hit a 4-year-o been cited that that driver initially stopped on marshal avenue in lowell and then took off. we are live at the scene working to get more details from police. we are keeping an eye on the pike for you this morning. this is our driving cam in weston. the toll booth demolition continues and we are actually noticing new pavement already laid down. michael henrich in skyfox keeping an eye on the conditions throughout the morning. one week until election day and the race for president is tighting in new hampshire.
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show hillary clinton has a 7-point lead over donald trump but 12% of voters have yet to make their final decision. sara. >> sara: as promised john kasich said he did not vote for donald trump. he wrote in senator john mccain's name on the absentee ballot. he ended his own nomination in may and did not attend the convention. mccain is not officially a write-in be counted. co-founder peter thiel is facing criticism for his continued support of donald trump. yesterday, he said that people are ignoring the economic difficulties that americans are facing. he calls trump's comments about women clearly offensive and inappropriate, but says voters shouldn't judge a candidates' flaws. he recently announced he would donate $1 million from the trump campaign. fox25 has you covered are
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you will have live team coverage one week from today. join us at 4 p.m. and stick with with us throughout the night. we will have the results on both the presidential and local races as they roll in. well, a study has found the troubling trend of racial discrimination of drivers in boston. fox25's daniel miller joins us now with the study and researchers found the focus of this discrimination bass actually based on customer's name. >> daniel: according of a new study found racial discrimination by uber drivers. looked at 1500 rides on uber and competitor lift in boston and seattle to see if customers with african-american sounding names experience discrimination. the study looked at longer wait times for pickup and more rejections for cancellations of their requests show the drives in boston cancelled pickups with a driver with an
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rides that were not cancelled no difference in the wait time based on a person's name. researchers sent a single student out with two uber profiles to compare the experiences of one name to the other using both a male and female name. >> a passengered was stereotypical african-american name. more likely to have the trip accepted and then cancelled. >> reporter: researchers booked rides with experiment and not the same cancellation rates. because of the different ways lyft and uber drivers find out about their drivers. they don't learn the names of their passengers until they accept the fare. after the fare, they receive the name of the rider and a photo before accepting the ride. uber says it will use the study to continue their work to reduce transportation and equalities. in the newsroom, i am daniel miller, fox25 news.
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tuesday morning. beautiful sunrise in some areas, right. >> gene: gorgeous and frost this morning. a bit of a rude awakening as you head out the door. >> you are not going to be a happy camper. bundle up. i don't know if it is just me but it looks cold from this camera. boston, 35 degrees. official sunrise until 7:18. 35 degrees and chill. to me what is striking this time of the year is actually how sunset times goes down. the sun goes down at 5:37. when we turn the clock back on sunday, set at 4:31 and keeps getting earlier and earlier and by the end of november, sun sets at 4:13 the last day of the month. chilly, cool conditions in place. few clouds along the coastline. and you know what, most of us will start with the sunshine and enjoy all this dry air
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increasing temperatures and humidity, we are going to have clouds. looking darn good at 8:30. give it two hours. still in the upper 20s and 30s. still cold out there. after 8, 8:30 this morning that i think temperatures start to tick upwards. upper 40s for the most part at noon. fazing mostly sunny skies. a few more clouds along the coastline into the afternoon we go. a mix of sun and scattered clouds and temperatures that are going g 50s for most. 52 in boston and beverly. 54 in fitchburg. 53 in chatham. and mostly sunny skies. we are adding clouds and temperatures back into the mid- to upper 60s. even 68 degrees in norwood. 66 in lawrence and mid-60s in boston tomorrow is just added clouds. by the time we hit thursday,
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west really starting to pick up the pace in the city during the evening commute. the evening commute will be the messy one. heavy rain into your thursday night. 53 degrees. tomorrow, 66 with a few more clouds. thursday our wet day bright and breezy on friday at 50 degrees and a chilly weekend with mornings in the 0s and highs only in the lower 50s. a check of the forecast for now. catherine parrotta up as we check weather and traffic together every ten minutes. >> catherine: that map ju time of the morning. 128, typically slow from stoneham and wrentham 93 slow and jammed up in medford from lowell to somerville into the city. expressway jammed up between quincy and dorchester. 128 as you move north, not doing too bad. pike slow in pockets from framingham to newton. moving up this way this accident on route 3 southbound. a multivehicle accident. route 4 in the lowell area.
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from the commuter rail. taking a look at one of our cameras, expressway again, a slow spot this morning. and you can see that volume moving past the gas tanks. drive times. on the pike, 45 minutes.
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as he was air-lifted to the hospital. the worker's quick thinking likely saved his life. bruins open the month of november on the road. bs in injuries. the third of four straight games. and had a 1-0 win over the red wings. celtic get back to work tomorrow night. looking for a measure of revenge against the bulls. marcus smart didn't play in that game sprained his ankle. and yet to play this regular season. that changes tomorrow. he is x. ed to play against the bulls. that ankle is much better. more good news for smart as the
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contract. and both of those guys are now signed through 2018. we have an update about a problem brought to us by a fox25 viewer. earlier this month, we showed you this video of trash piling up along the rails at back bay station. a viewer told fox25 that the same pieces have been sitting in the same place for months. fox25 land that amtrak is responsible for the maintenance along this stretch of tracks and gave the agency a call. well, a viewer sent us a photo finally been picked up and the tracks are clear. only fox25 was getting a behind-the-scenes look at the progress at the new wyne boston result. they were finishing the foundation of building and still tweaking the design of the 27-story hotel. they gave us new pictures of what they were planning and the focus was getting the job done
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work and it up and running and we can't wait to show off wynn boston harbor to our guests. >> gene: it is expected to employ 4,000 people and will open in june of 2019. a slot machine shows you won a jackpot but the house said you didn't. exactly what happened to one new york woman who thought she hit it big to the tune of $43 million. the apparent whack pot hit happened in late august. claim her prize, she was told the machine had malfunctioned. >> he offered me steak dinner. >> reporter: a steak dinner? a steak dinner. >> they win and now the house doesn't want to pay out. to me that is unfair >> the woman plans to sue the casino, but the gaming commission says they can't legally give her the max payout. the only winning she can collect is $2.25.
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>> gene: no way. i would be contacting a lawyer and then go in there and -- the machine malfunctioned. you owe me something. >> sara: not just a steak. >> haven't heard the last of that story. 6:56. a second morning for drivers to test out the new electronic tolls as those old toll booths
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joanne: she's not fooling me. britt: kelly ayotte sides with the special interests. vivian: now, she's even playing politic games with medicare. vo: kelly ayotte voted to cut medicare and cost seniors up to
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fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics. joanne: she's not looking out for new hampshire anymore. vo: senate majority pac is responsible
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>> gene: now at 7:00. we are watching the pike tolls only a couple of days of construction. >> sara: a four-year-old ended up in the hospital after a hit and run while he was out trick or treating. the latest on the child's condition and what police are saying about the driver. >> 1 week to go before voters head to the poll and new poll shows the rice is tightening in one key state.


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