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their eye on new hampshire. >> anchor: donald trump is headed back there today while hilary clinton is sending president obama to the granite state. so we have a lot on the line for this election season right now. we have more team coverage coming up for you in just a little bit. for now, new hampshire is all of a sudden becoming a focus in this election. this is why. all right. we'll have a little technical problem there. not a big deal. we'll move on now to talk more about what's going on in, well, here is hillary clinton. we're moving on right now. we're not voting for candidate this election day. five states including massachusetts and maine will
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marijuana for recreational use. one state is considered critical on this controversial issue. california could become the largest state to make pot legal. >> reporter: that's right. many people believe if it passes there it could turn the tide for the rest of the country. 7's kris anderson has more for that. >> reporter: at venice beach in california a doctor will prescribe you a medical marijuana card for 40 bucks but people on the boardwalk will tell you pot is so easy to get that some people don't even bother with a prescription. if you co like amsterdam or something like that. >> reporter: california, nevada and maine, whether to legalize. for most states that means six plants for personal use and allows people over 21 to buy up to an ounce. >> reporter: while p maine voters will be asked to legalize up two two and a half ounces. makes wide polls are showing support for pot is at an all-time high. this election cycle 57% of
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legalization. in colorado the first state to legalize recreational use the governor once opposed to legislation is now optimistic. i step back now and i look at it and i say you know what might work? it just might work. >> reporter: but in the colorado town of pueblo voters are being asked if they want to repeal legalization while the district attorney from denver has written a letter to california saying they have seen an increase in crime. marijuana related traffic deaths and calls to poison control. and in california, those opposed the airwaves with ads warning about the danger to kids. children could be exposed to ads promoting marijuana gummy candy and brownies. the same products blamed for a spike in emergency room visits in colorado. >> reporter: if the measure passes in california, the marijuana market could be bigger than the economies of some small countries. experts estimate it could bring in over a billion dollars in tax rev jew alone. if california votes yes
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marijuana in the united states of america, period, full stop. >> reporter: experts estimate the industry could reach $40 billion in marijuana sales by the year 2020. in the newsroom, kris anderson, 7 news. >> anchor: all right and of course we are going to have you covered here for the race for the white house. election coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. on tuesday and 7 news and nbc will be bringing you the latest throughout the entire night. be sure to check out our live reports also from new york city at both trump and 7's byron barnett, christa delcamp and dan hausle will all have updates for you throughout the day. we also have a quick scheduling note for you tonight here on 7 there will be a special one hour edition of "nightly news" that starts at 6:30 so then 7 news at 7:00 will actually air at 7:30. >> anchor: also on 7 here a school scare in roxbury. six adults and one student taken to the hospital after inhaling fumes it. happened at the manville school
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battling these overheating flames here. kelly oh hera live in roxbury with the latest. >> reporter: frightening moments inside the school earlier after 7 people had to be rushed to the hospital the head of the school says it was a precaution and they are all expected to be okay. early morning school scare in mission hill the manville school's fire alarms go off and sends students running to safety after a battery overheats. everyone is fine. there was an incident involving a lithium ion battery that off an odor. it was removed. all of the children in the immediate vicinity were assessed by ems. six staff members and one student rushed to the hospital after getting sick from that odor. the fire department says a battery malfunction and water got on it people started not feeling so well. the boston fire hazardous team was on the scene for hours making sure everything was okay with the other students and teachers in the building. as for the school president, he
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we all get concerned and you hear a lot of things in the news about these batteries and so our staff took really quick action, made sure the kids were safe. >> reporter: the school president said all 7 people are okay. they were just taken to the hospital as i precaution. he said this could have been so much worse and this weekend he is grateful they are okay. in mission hill, kelly o'hara, 7 news. >> anchor: new here at 4:30 a billerica pan called to court accused of injuring a police the 28-year-old is accused of assault and battery on a billerica police officer so police say that he and another man hit and dragged that officer with a van on friday it. happened in a right aid parking lot on boston road. the officer approached them for acts suspiciously and that's when they say that man allegedly backed the van into the officer, dragging him for about 15 feet. that officer should make a full recovery. and police say a driver hit and
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investigators say this happened on shawsheen street and he was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. according to da, the driver stayed on the scene calling 911 and it is cooperating with police. >> anchor: changes being made right here in boston after two police officers were shot. boston police is notifying the city's nearly 300 constables that they must be fingerprinted so authorities can run out-of-state background checks on them. this move comes a month after kirk figueroa shot two boston police offic his constable application was approved in april without debate. they didn't know he had a criminal history outside of the state. officers responding to a domestic incident at his apartment when he began shoot act them. more officers stepped in and shot and killed figueroa. two officers matthew morris and richard sentola were shot multiple times. both released from hospital and are continuing their recovery hat home. constables have until february to get fingerprinted or their authority to work in boston may be suspended. >> anchor: new individualoff
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avenue bridge in needham. route 128 is become open today after crews finish taking a part that bridge sunday morning. officials say they finish the project ahead of schedule and right now all lanes along 128 are open. >> anchor: the demolition of the old tolls on the mass pike continues on schedule. toll booths have been removed from west springfield, chicopee and westfield. mass.officials say phase one of the project will be done soon. they also say construction is ahead of schedule in several places all across the state. >> anchor: a connecticut condo buil g the massive fire ripping through the building. some of the units inside were destroyed because of the smoke and clearly all of the flames. at least four fire fighters were hurt along with one person who lived there. cell phone video captures the flames that jump from unit to unit at this condo complex in connecticut. it just shot right up and it just kept spreading. >> anchor: people inside one building heard the alarms and saw the smoke but it was only after safely escaping they
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i heard everybody running by yelling so i came out to see what it was. >> reporter: everyone was able to get out. although a person in the unit where the fire appears to have started was taken to a hospital and is peckested now to be okay. of the dozens of fire fighters that battled the blaze, four were hurt. two ended up having to go to the hospital for treatment. we have one of the fire fighters that was injured put his foot through the floor so the floor is very unstale at this point so he pulled all of the crews out. >> reporter: 8 condo were either damaged or potentially dozens of people find a police to stay for the night and get become on their feet. that's going to be a very tough loss for them to find another place to live and losing all of their belongings. it's hard breaking. it's a rot lot of people. it's a nice community here so, yeah, it really hurts. >> anchor: fights are still trying to figure out what caused that fire in the first place. >> anchor: we are following more news here today. transit officials in philadelphia have reached an agreement with union workers
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end. worers have been on strike for nearly a week. a five year contract will be put into place bringing 4700 employees back to work. city leaders were worried about the strike continued some voters would not be able to get to the polls on election day. we know the strike has caused hard finance authorize thousands of riders and we sincerely regret the disruption. >> reporter: officials say it will likely take 24 hours for service to return to fully normal and even though the deal still must be ratified by union members and approved by the tran its board, both sides agree the well, a suspect is in custody after i shooting thatest left the georgia deputy dead and another man injured. two officers were responding to a call about a dispute at a home sunday afternoon when the suspect opened fire. the other deputy involved is in critical condition. >> anchor: a california street race turned into a deadly crash. investigators say the midday street race reached speeds of more than 100 miles per hour. the driver lost control of his car and slammed into a tree.
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over the retaining wall and neighbors said they could easily have hit kids playing in the backyards. there was an oil pump that came over, landed on we have a hot cub in the back. it left-handed on the hot tub. >> anchor: officials say the driver was racing a gray acura and they are looking for that car and driver who took off from the scene. and caught on camera, a wild chase in los angeles. police track down a driver they say told stole a car sunday night. you can seth weaving in and out of traffic on the highway and on the streets nearly crashing into some other drivers. first time confirmation said oh no, you crashed right into the divider. what happened. >> reporter: all right, clearly that crash coming to an end when the driver slams into the divider. police then arrested the driver. >> anchor: police are called in to respond to turkey trouble in a california neighborhood. officers there is a the bird circled people's cars and trapped them inside.
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chasing people down the street. 911 dispatchers say they have been overwhelmed with calls. there is a turkey between 4th and 5th riding around like chasing after people. i can't go anywhere. i'mly real stuck between two -- it is just sitting here and i have to get somewhere. >> anchor: officials say they are working on a plan to control those turkeys. >> anchor: ahead on 7 news, getting an early start black friday. oh my goodeness already a few weeks away and businesses are trying to get you to start shopping. >> anchor: plus, high stakes disney making a decision on drones. the change that's coming to the happiest place on earth. >> anchor: ahead at 5:00 it's a final count down in the race for the white house as hilary clinton and donald trump make their final push to voters. we're live with the its latest
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>> anchor: well, it's that time of year when stores launch their holiday sales around even though black friday is still a few weeks off, many people have already started their holiday shopping. >> anchor: that's right. retailers are taking advantage. sara french has all of the details. the world's largest retailer amazon is among those no longer waiting for the single day shopping bonanza, black friday, and are trending toward black of this trend and wanting to make sure they engage with the consumer that's eager to shop for the holiday season. >> anchor: several surveys agree consumers are eager with 40% well under way with their christmas shopping stretching purchases over several pay checks instead of just one. they are demanding to do their shopping earlier than ever so that when it's december, they actually have time to enjoy it with their families. >> reporter: even home depot is on board with the black friday sale last friday and more expected as the month goes on.
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other retailers to join in long before the day after thanksgiving. go visit and target and you are already starting to see special promotions on toys and all electronics. they say shopping earlier in the month means skipping crowds, less stress and a better chance at getting the bigger bargains. amazon actually launched its black friday sales last week on tens of thousands of items and in addition to that, they are offering what they are calling lightning deals that pop up between now and december news. >> reporter: beautiful shot there. sun going dunn. clear skies tonight. sun coming back up tomorrow. our forecast is up next. >> reporter: ahead on 7 news at 5:00, shake it off. new questions araised about safety of some of the state's buildings after an earthquake. >> anchor: remembering a political trail blazer as the first woman to serve as u.s.
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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 for thousands of kids help. please join me and vote yes on question 2. 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. fred: kelly ayotte sold us out. britt: with kelly ayotte, it's all politics.
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>> anchor: a live look in nature. look at the sun going down. look at the time. a little different than it was last week, last friday even. >> anchor: absolutely. that is a sign of the times for us here in new england though. you start to feel the chill in the air and sunsets and hopefully you get out and start your stay earlier so you get more sunshine earlier in you are right, with falling back question begin a little bit of daylight in the morning hours temporarily. clear sky here in the city at this time. 44 with a dew point of 35. here you go. sun was up this morning at 6:26. i know for early risers you get your early routine in. that's good but by the end of the month already the sun rises approaches 7:00 a.m. again and we continue to lose evening daylight. just not the time of year if you are a fan of sunlight.
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march because it's some dark times right now for the next few weeks but a day like today, i will tell you what, that goes a long way. we have lots of sunshine. was a little bit cool, a little bit breezy in the south shore but we have another nice one tomorrow. so i don't want that darkness to get you down. the city at 44 at this time. worcester 47. norwood at 47. high pressure a huge area of high pressure, granted right now we are on the cool side of that high pressure and then the blue h will drift south of new england overnight tonight an milder side of high pressure and boy is it mild outside of new england. buffalo at 61. detroit at 65. green bay at 64. in fact you notice all of these warm colors go all the way up into southeastern canada so we will warm up. we do have a chilly night tonight, mostly clear. wide range in temperatures, city of boston this is your number. middle and upper 30's but i think for most of us we'll find a way down to around 30 degrees. the cold spots norwood for example probably briefly in the upper 20's.
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sunshine, fantastic, go vote. it's yourselfic duty. 57 to 62 and again after the chilly morning the nice recovery by the afternoon hours normal high about 54 in boston tomorrow afternoon at 61. framingham at 62. worcester at 59. south coast and out on to the cape numbers in the upper 50's to around 60. wednesday clouds are back in town and there is going to be the risk of a few showers wednesday afternoon. in a powerhouse storm or anything like that. it's a cool front with teat down to where we should be for this time of year. low 50's and that's more about just having more clouds around than sunshine as opposed to the cool front and cool air. so here you go. here is your time line wednesday morning we're dry. wednesday midday, here come a few showers scattered across southern new england but not widespread, significant rain and then we move it out of here i think as we head toward wednesday evening with showers already sliding out of metro boston about by 5:00 or 6:00 p.m. that's another view of the wednesday shower threat. it's a cool front and this will
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skies on thursday, lots of sunshine. a little bit chilly. the temperatures this week bounce up and down. a little bit challenging. today we didn't make it out of the 40's. tomorrow we're near 60. wednesday lower 50's. thursday near 50 and then look at friday. we're back into the upper 50's for veteran's day even around 60 degrees then saturday dozen look ilchilly. lots of sunshine but high temperatures on saturday only in the mid 40's. see you at 5:00. >> anchor: time for fast track traveli. up for this monday afternoon commute. good afternoon. not all that bad. we'll begin flying high above the zakim bridge not bad in both direction as cross the bridge. on the northbound side you hit the brakes on the upper deck up through medford then again from route 133 up past river road, southbound is okay. over on the left red connect a two car crash on the leverett up ramp and down ramp. route 1 north a bit slow through saugus, further back heavy through sergeant street up past route 6 0 in revere and execs
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well through saugus all the way into downtown boston, really tough going on the pike west leaving the city. you will be on the brakes from before newton corner then before 128 out past the weston state police barracks then again out toward route 30. the eastbound side of the pike is of mo well from weston to downtown boston. we'll check the drive times on pike from downtown boston to route 128 in weston. a 27 minute drive in from route 128 to 495, 36 minutes. a matt fitzgerald, 7 news. fly zones in the orlando and anaheim parks. the faa issued a waiver allowing drones to be flown during the day and at night. while the waiver is good for four years it can be canceled at any time. did us knee said it wants to fly drones for interstatement purposes. >> anchor: ahead on 7 news, the is back tonight and a local girl needs your vote. needs your vote. details when we come's ?
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>> anchor: contestants on the voice gearing up for the first live show of the season. tonight it's up to the viewers to decide who advances in a local star could use your vote. >> anchor: courtney hurrell wowed the judges but tonight their stakes are so much higher. she worked as a music teacher from 2005 to 2090 before moving to california to works a songwriter for some of the music's biggest stars. i am most excited about growing, evolving.
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else is inside of me, learning what else i am able to do, how else i will be able to express myself musically. >> anchor: because of tomorrow knit election it's all or nothing where 20 artists will sing and top 12 will be revealed by the end of the show. >> anchor: you can catch the excitement right here on 7 nbc starting at 8:00 p.m. then catch a special new saturday night live election special at 10:00 followed by all of the day's really no reason to turn the chance of the just keep it us and entertainment, politics, news, everything you need right there. much more to come in the next 90 minutes on this monday. hope it's going okay for you. most people it's over though. you can sit become and relax. a jadiann thompson. >> anchor: i'm ryan schulteis. 7 news at 5:00 starts right now. >> anchor: the last leg of a long campaign, donald trump tried to put republicans back in
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the white house. >> reporter: hilary clinton trying to make history. tomorrow is the election but that is just the beginning. >> reporter: the time bush. with your vote, we are just one day away from the change you have been waiting for your entire life. we are not going to forget any americans. >> reporter: our election count down, down to just one day. >> anchor: polls open in less night after a long election season, we will have a new president elect. >> anchor: both candidates capitalizing on every last minute. it's a battleground blitz for donald trump and hilary clinton, the two really on the move this day before the election. trump expected to hit five states on his final day of campaigning while clinton is visiting three. >> anchor: clinton also turning to a heavy hitter on this final day of campaigning. president obama speaking at the university of new hampshire in durham right now.
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president as he continues continues to give his support to the democratic nominee. president telling voters that he is confident about passing the baton to her. we have a team of reporters covering both campaigns from their headquarters in new york to their presence in new england today. let's begin with 7's dan hausle who is covering the trump campaign and dan is live in new york city. yeah, donald trump will have a big party here in midtown manhattan but a lot to be done before the party happens. more than 24 ur campaigning even though it's less than 24 hours until the first votes are going to be cast when the polls open. but there is a lot of campaigning to be done before the party can happen. donald trump and battleground north carolina. the second stop on a busy day of campaigning that will take trump from florida to new hampshire. you have one day until the election. it's not even one day.


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