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>> how come terry moran hasn't grayed over several years? >> he hasn't. >> timeless. timeless gentleman that one. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> do stay with us for "good morning america." have a great wedne sean: one person is dead after flames ripped through an historic church in grafton. investigators still have questions to answer. kevin: after a little push of snow last evening, a cold wind this evening. erin: with the fresh snow, state police have an important reminder for drivers. clear off the snow off your vehicle. >> the united states of america is the most powerful nation on earth. period.
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union address and has laid out a plan for his last year in office. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning. the roads are a little slick out there. sean: it came down fast and furious last night. be careful out there. kevin: temperatures are not going to make their way back to the freezing mark today and there will be a good wind to go along with it. some of the snow will be blowing around into the afternoon. a few spots that little higher at 4.5 inches of snow. we continue to clear out with partly cloudy skies. wind will be the big factor today. winds are going to make it feel more like single digits and teens.
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morning ride. we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning, kevin. many of the major roads in new hampshire remain snow-covered and slick in spots. do be aware of the big trucks in the roadway. 393 is still snow-covered. it is about a 45 mile per hour speed limit. some very slow moving traffic on 293 southbound south of the upper split. it is slow through the mill yard and through the everett turnpike. do allow ample time this morning as you begin your morning commute. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks.
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police are not releasing many details right now. no arrests have been made. police investigated the fatal crash last night. it appears the victim was hit by an suv. with snow flying, state police have an important reminder. clear all the ice and snow off failing to do so can be dangerous for you and other drivers around you. look at the video here. it can also result in a fine of up to one thousand dollars for a second offense. erin: investigators will be back in grafton trying to figure out what caused a deadly fire in an historic church building. ray, do we know anything about the victim? ray: officials are not releasing the man'
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the church has stood in grafton' s town green since the 1700s. a new owner purchased the property with the goal of forming a church called "peaceful assembly." neighbors say a man had been living in the back part of the church. >> he would be out in the yard all the time messing with his stuff. displays and christmas things at christmas time. he was a really nice guy. ray: officials have decided not to tear down the building so far and they are trying to salvage some historical features, including the belltower. there is a detour as investigators continue to look for a cause. erin: president obama delivered his final state of the union address and called for more
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his speech focused on long-term issues instead of policy goals and he did not shy away from addressing the candidates of trying -- candidates trying to replace them. >> the president of the united states! stephanie: this was it. president obama' s last state of the union address. key technology knowledge the 2016 election and the horse race in the early primary states. stephanie: i' m going to try to m little shorter. some of you are antsy to get back to iowa. stephanie: marco and bernie sanders set in the chamber. donald trump was not invited, but went to twitter to down this speech. the president took on the republican candidates.
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reflect what is best in us and not what is worse? i hope we can work together this year on bipartisan priorities like criminal justice reform. the future we want, all of us want, opportunity and security for our families, a rising standard of living, a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids -- all that is within our reach. stephanie: the republicans challenged the president, starting with the gop response. >> president' s record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. stephanie: president obama will kick off his post state of the union tour. erin: both of new hampshire' s senators keyed in on one topic the president discussed during
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mentioned the heroin and opioid epidemic facing the country. i have led the effort on bipartisan legislation. i hope he will get behind that legislation. >> i was pleased as someone from new hampshire to hear him start with the prescription drug epidemic and to talk about the importance of addressing that as a national -- at a national level. erin: you can read more reaction at sean: senator kelly ayotte is disappointed that the president
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10 u.s. sailors have taken -- been taken by the iranian government. erin: the barrington man has been sentenced to two years of probation and has been ordered to pay back $13,000. 37-year-old gregory paradis pleaded guilty in federal court. prosecutors say he was the president and senior steward of the seabrook nuclear security officers association in 2012, when he used a union debit card to buy personal items totaling more than $13,000. sean: the man serving life in prison for raping and killing a unh student is appealing his conviction. seth mazzaglia was convicted in 2014. the state supreme court is allowing his lawyer to file a
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respond. erin: still ahead, the powerball jackpot is growing. many local stores say they are struggling to keep up with the demand. sean: there is a serious problem facing a popular pond and town officials are trying to figure out what to do to save the water. erin: lawmakers are getting ready to take action on several
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders,
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kevin: officially 2.5 inches out of the manchester-boston regional airport. with winds kicking up, there could be blowing snow around. we are looking at a little bit of a break with strong winds today. we will have details coming up. erin: in just a matter of hours, someone could be a whole lot richer. the jackpot is up to $1.5
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sean: that has a cash value of $930 million. people are waiting in long lines to buy tickets. many stores are running out of the forms used by people who like to pick their own numbers. a lot of stores have added staff just to help deal with the demand for powerball tickets. the next powerball drawing is tonight. you can watch the winning numbers pop up live on wmur at 11:00. erin: the store could make a lot of money, too. residents in six states are not getting caught up in powerball fever. the idea of a lottery keeps failing in hawaii. alaska is to sparsely populated. casinos in nevada don' t want the competition. religious beliefs stand in the way in utah, alabama, and mississippi. if you live in hawaii, i feel
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ve struck the lottery, anyway. sean: coming up, homelessness is a big issue facing many cities and states. lawmakers in hawaii are considering a unique proposal. erin: the national guard has
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sean: a public meeting is scheduled to discuss the future of do we' s mill pond -- dewey' s mill pond. it is used to help reduce flood risk in the surrounding area. it is leased by the state for public safety and conservation projects. the national guard has been activated in the city of flint, michigan to help deal with another water crisis. soldiers will be helping hand
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the tap water is contaminated with lead. a health emergency was declared back in october. people are being told not to drink water until the system is clean. they are also asking the federal government for help. erin: lawmakers in hawaii are turning to local traditions to help the homeless. there is a proposal to build grass hat as homeless housing -- huts as homeless housing. supporters say they are sturdy and environmentally friendly. opponents say they are a fire hazard. thousands of junior doctors are going back to work in england. the strike forced about 4000 operations and outpatient procedures to be canceled. doctors are protesting government plans to change pay
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sean: new jersey is close to becoming the second state to raise the smoking age to 21. lawmakers have passed a bill. governor chris christie has until next tuesday to decide whether to sign the bill. hawaii raised the smoking age. 8 other states are continuing -- considering the move. oil prices briefly dropped below $30 per barrel last year for the first time in 12 years. prices are down 19% this year. that is a far cry from the nearly $108 per barrel last june. that is helping keep gas prices low. parts of the country could see gas for one dollar per gallon this year. remember back then? $.99 per gallon. erin: if you travel a lot for work, you are saving a 10 of money. kevin: i thought the whole
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day the gas prices go up. it is going to go down, you' re saying. it' s pretty amazing. the highest snowfall totals -- madison and somersworth at 4.5 inches. manchester at 2.5 inches. nashua, just over three inches. still it below normal as far as snowfall is concerned on this date for concord. we continue to wait on the next system, which looks to be on saturday. we start off with slick roads. factor in some extra time. gusty westerly winds will be the big feature for us today. wind chills will likely be in the single digits and teens through the afternoon. we will look for fair skies tomorrow. friday, highs back into the low
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the next system looks like we will have accumulation. the snow showers continue from the lakes region northward early on. we have partly cloudy skies in southern areas of the state. the wind will gust over 35 miles per hour, providing that extra wind chill. there could be an additional inch of accumulation in parts of the north country, especially the northwestern facing terrain. temperatures are in the low and mid 20' s right now and are not moving that much today. sustained winds going at about 5-15 miles per hour.
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the snow showers continue up north before withering away tonight. wind chills tomorrow morning below zero. all eyes on a system well back to the west. the energy from the system is starting to make its way into the west coast now. pcoast. the exact track of that precipitation will determine the type. there will be a 12 hour period where we will have precipitation around on saturday. we will keep you updated on the track and possible accumulation amounts as we get closer. sean: we could use it. erin: we do want to check our
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ray: a body has been discovered following a fire at a historic church in grafton. at about 11:00 tuesday morning, firefighters were called to the church that has stood on the grafton green since 1798. the town selectmen set a new owner purchased the property in recent years with a goal of forming a church called peaceful assembly. erin: a pedestrian is dead after a crash in hampstead last night. police are not releasing many details. the crash was near the intersection of cambridge and stage roads. clear all the ice and snow off your vehicle, including trucks. flying snow can be dangerous. it can be dangerous to you or other drivers. failing to clear it off can result in a fine. sean: coming up, there is a new piece of equipment on the
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they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders,
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kevin: wednesday morning, january 13. a live look from the port city. we are expecting a couple of gusts over 35 miles per hour today. it is going to make it feel much colder than temperatures holding in the 20' s. sean: city maintenance crews in portland, oregon have a unique piece of equipment at their disposal. kevin, i have to read this. this, right here, is the poopmaster 6000. erin: the what?
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erin: can you read it again? it is a heavy duty street cleaner. it is needed to deal with the mess left behind by a massive crow population. sean: you remember the coopmaster -- poopmaster 2000? it did an okay job. [laughter] erin: three frappuccino creations include the valentine, berry. the ingredients and not by the name since they are not on the menu. sean: coming up, many veterans earned. a federal court says anyone can
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president,
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>> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 daybreak. erin: good morning. we did have that snow late last night overnight. roads in some areas, including this intersection, are going to be a little slick. sean: crews are out salt thing right now. first, let' s get to our top stories. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a church fire in grafton. state police are on the lookout for a tractor-trailer that they
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s cruiser and fled the scene. state police are investigating a crash on i-93 in littleton. erin: happy to report that i thought i was going to hit one of my neighbor' s mailboxes, but no. kevin: you could do the breaking news right here on live tv for your neighbor. the untreated surfaces, the on ramps, the off ramps -- very little additional accumulation, but we could see additional accumulation up in the white mountains. the big story will be the winds. it will be gusting 30-35 miles per hour. i' m assuming that' s why ray stated in studio this morning. i suspect he will be out live for noon. erin: i don' t understand.
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-- ray in house today? there is snow on the ground. this is a live look at 93 in skycam' s. erin: for a look at the morning drive, we' wzid' good morning. deb: good morning. i don' t have any reports of cars hitting mailboxes on any residential streets. the roads are snow-covered and the dot is taking care of them. we are seeing slowdowns on interstate 89 through hawking 10 on the southbound side desktop content -- hopkinton on the southbound side. 93 is slow down to exit 7. the everett turnpike is also slowing down in nashua. do allow ample time for your
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from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: thanks. the state fire marshal is investigating a deadly fire in grafton. erin: the fire broke out at an historic church. one man was killed in the blaze, but they are not releasing his identity. ray brewer joins us live. ray: firefighters say they weren' t able to go inside the church until hours after arriving on the scene because of structural concerns. the old church built more than 200 years ago. around 11:00 a.m. on tuesday, firefighters were called to this old church for the report of a fire. flames severely damage to the church, which has stood since 1798. inside, fire marshals discovered the body of a man.
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release any details about the victim at this point. it is a male victim. sean: one man had been living at the church. the fire chief referred to him as the pastor. >> he would be out in the yard all the time. he had displays and christmas things at christmas time. he was a really nice guy. ray: a grafton selectmen said someone purchased the building to form a new church. just last week, the town made the first move to take back the building because of a dispute over unpaid taxes. fire investigators must figure out how this fire started at a grafton landmark. >> the bell tower structure is in tact.
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ray: a detour on route 4 will remain in place as investigators resume their search for a cause. erin: thank you. a search is underway for a truck driver who hit a police cruiser on i-89 and took off from the scene. it happened on the southbound side of highway 89 in warner. a tractor-trailer that was going to fast for the conditions drove by and hit a cruiser. the impact push the cruiser into the median. police say the truck driver initially pulled over, but then fled the scene. sean: a man from bow was killed yesterday morning on an accident in i-93. the victim, 77-year-old leonard chaisson, was driving north when he failed to negotiate a turn. his car went off the road and
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erin: the state supreme court has denied an appeal by a plaistow man convicted of abusing the child of his former girlfriend. roland dow claimed the trial judge should not have allowed a domestic violence expert to take the stand and should not have allowed the boy' s mother, jessica linscott, to testify about abuse she threatened -- experience that his hands. >> the defendant is a very violent person and convicted violent acts against a three-year-old child. erin: he is serving 25.5-67 years in prison. sean: a package of bills to deal with the new hampshire kobe would crisis is on track to land on the governor' s desk by next week. governor maggie hassan testified yesterday at a joint public hearing.
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the list of controlled drugs according to the bills. >> the support in the great new hampshire tradition -- people identified this as a problem and rolled up their sleeves to solve the problem. i also have to caution. no legislation is going to completely solve the problem. it is going to take time. sean: lawmakers will vote on the bills tomorrow. senator bradley plans to introduce legislation to establish more drug courts in new hampshire. a free narcan training session is being held in seabrook this evening. people who attend will also get a free narcan kit. erin: the new hampshire aclu says man had chester -- manchester' s anti-panhandling practices are unconstitutional.
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art over police practices of detaining, dispersing, or charging panhandlers. a veteran was cited for disorderly conduct for disrupting traffic. sean: the latest poll of the new hampshire democratic primary shows senator bernie sanders hillary clinton. the poll shows donald trump republican side. three other gop candidates are fighting for second place. fellow republican contender chris christie is paying a visit to the granite state today. bill clinton will be here campaigning on behalf of his wife. we are less than a month from primary day. erin: coming up, it is a
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a federal appeals court has ruled that wearing unearned military medals is part of free speech. sean: scary moments at a party store in florida. the shelves suddenly collapsed. kevin: light snow continues to pull away. all eyes on the gulf of mexico for the next system that may arrive n she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights.
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kevin: starting off with a look outside manchester. we saw 2.5 inches of manchester -- snow at the boston regional airport. still some snow showers going through a few western and northern areas of this date. much more on the next system coming up. sean: president obama delivered his final state of the union address last night. the reviews are in. nikole killion is in our washington bureau to tell us where the president is heading today. nikole: president obama travels to omaha, nebraska today where he will meet with a local family and then speak to a larger crowd.
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thank you. nikole: it was vintage obama delivering his final state of the union, appearing at ease. >> for this final one, i' m going to try to make it a little shorter. and us some of you are antsy to get back to iowa. nikole: a lighthearted president took an optimistic view of the country. >> the united states of america is the most powerful nation on earth -- period. nikole: the commander-in-chief cited his record of accomplishments over the last seven years. he looked past his presidency, telling americans they have a choice in the next election, taking veiled shots at some republicans. >> when politicians insult muslims, that is not telling them like it is. it is just wrong.
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>> america needs a real commander-in-chief. nikole: south carolina governor nikki haley delivered the official republican response. >> the president' s record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. nikole: governor haley also addressed some of the heated rhetoric in the campaign, calling on americans to resist the temptation to follow the angriest voices. erin: house lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved legislation that aims to punish north korea for conducting its latest nuclear test. they voted 418-2 to approve the sanctions act. it aims to deny them the hard current they need to deliver -- develop nuclear weapons. sean: a federal court of appeals
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unearned military medals is part of free speech. on monday, a panel of judges found that wearing military medals conveys a message which is protected by the first amendment. erin: a barista in washington state died this week after suffering serious injuries when her copy stand exploded. she leaves behind two young daughters. investigators are not sure what caused that explosion, but a propane tank may have played a role. sean: scary stuff. three people suffered minor injuries when the shelves in style -- inside a party store collapsed.
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>> they were just boom, boom, boom, boom, boom. >> i saw one woman very shaken up. all the shelves were down. >> i could have been in there with my son shopping. sean: it is not clear yet what caused the shelves to collapse. erin: a massachusetts man is being called a hero after risking his life to save the lives of strangers. rene e lucas was driving with a friend when they saw flames shooting out of an apartment building. he immediately jumped into action, getting everyone out of a burning building. >> we did not think twice. we went inside the house and started knocking on windows and doors. >> i did not know nothing. i was inside sleeping. thank god. god is so good.
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four people up and get them out of the building. firefighters suffered minor burns, but the fire fighter is expected to be ok. sean: the st. louis rams are going to a new home after nfl owners voted to allow them to move to a new stadium just outside of los angeles. the move ends the nfl' s 21 year absence from the second-largest media market in the nation. the new stadium will likely be ready for the 2019 season. the san diego chargers will have the opportunity to share that space. the raiders were left out of the deal. erin: a lot of people are talking about this. bill belichick showed up with a black eye to gillette stadium yesterday, but he did not they how he got it. all he would say was, "i think i'
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we are three days away from the patriots first playoff game. they host the red-hot kansas city chiefs on saturday afternoon. the chiefs have won 11 straight games. sean: he was cutting the sleeves off one of his sweatshirt. erin: with the scissors? [laughter] sean: the losing streak continues for the boston celtics. the c' s had to deal with carmelo anthony. later on, anthony sprained his legal and did not play in the second half. the knicks went on to win. four straight losses for the celtics. >> now, your stormwatch 9 forecast. erin: we got some snow overnight. how much snow fell? kevin: a few inches. the most we saw out of the system was up through madison
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there were a couple of spots a little over the normal. concord at 3.7 inches of snow. manchester, 2.5 inches of snow. of snow. the main roads, and a lot of those should be ok. the untreated surfaces, you are going to want to factor in a little bit of extra time. temperatures are well below the freezing mark. temperatures are not expected to go anywhere into the afternoon. steady readings in the 20' s with wind chills in the single digits. fair skies continue with highs in the 30' s by friday. the next system arrives on
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the snow showers continue to go northwest to southeast. white mountains, great north woods, even some snow going through the monadnock region. it is not just the north country. temperatures this evening will be in the single digits and teens. the snow showers continue up north. areas of light snow could produce a half inch of snow in addition to what you have already seen. a couple of the southern areas, especially as you get up in elevation, continuing to see temperatures in the upper range of the teens. it is going to come with a pretty good wind. through the afternoon, it is going to feel colder.
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temperatures into the afternoon likely only in the 20' s. with the wind, it is going to feel a lot colder than that. tomorrow and friday, mainly fair skies. there will be a weak system coming through which may provide a few flurries at any point. a little bit of a break on friday afternoon and into early friday evening ahead of the next system. the storm system passing to our southeast and southeast of cape cod. the computer maps hinting at a pretty good dow' s of snow out of this. temperatures holding steady in the 20' s today. s. back into the 30' s on saturday and friday. snow developing in the morning
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rain and snow depending on the track of that system within 50 miles. we will continue to track the due diligence on the computer maps as they come in. the latest maps have the potential for over six inches of snow on saturday. erin: can you imagine being just one number away from winning the powerball jackpot? that is what happened to a nashua couple. sean: it is still nice. they won $50,000 in saturday' s drawing. they say they will use the prize money to pay for oil and other bills. five other ticketholders won the $50,000 prize in the last drawing. if you get all the numbers, it is up to $1.5 billion. $50,000. you are not going to buy the
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erin: that is a good chunk of change. to be one number away. still ahead, a woman in virginia is using her snowing skills -- sewing skills to create items.
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rin the middle of a time when senior povertyt is increasing. republicans and some democratsp came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them. i'm bernie sanders,
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sean: some people in russia had to do a double take after spotting a wild boar wondering through a park. one man said the animal followed him when he tried to hide from it. kevin: i picture that happening in russia. [laughter] sean: it is just a wild boar. erin: a virginia woman is using a creative sewing hobby to help save her own life.
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quilted bowl cuzies to raise omone -- money to pay for a double lung transplant. she has an autoimmune disease. sean: coming up, a huge relief for 10 u.s. sailors that were detained by iran. all of the sailors are free.
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