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erin: now at noon, election day is finally here. what turnout is like, and the problems at one polling place. kevin: sunny skies and mild out there. impending rain chances with a couple of fronts we are tracking, ahead. sean: two people hit by a vehicle in bedford. the status of thct erin: and police say he claimed to be a vampire. now this man is facing charges. the bizarre crime he's accused of. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news 9 at noon. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> i got here at 5:45 to set up and it was all the way out to
right now turnout continues to be strong as granite staters cast their ballots on election day. good afternoon. i'm sean mcdonald. erin: and i'm erin fehlau. thousands more are expected to show up throughout the evening. we'll have full coverage of that, and what's at stake in the election, in just a moment. but first, we have some breaking news in bedford, where police are investigating a bad car accident. aithorities say two men were hit while jogging and are in serious condition. wmur's naoko funayama is live with the latest details. naoko: it happened at around 7:00 this morning that right here on pembroke way. the joggers were coming up this side of the road, or coming down, and you can see that car there. police are in the process of contacting family members, so no names have been released just yet.
the driver of the car. the two joggers were taken to elliot hospital, where they are in serious condition. the bedford accident reconstruction team has been on the scene and is continuing to investigate the accident as we speak. >> preliminarily there may have been an issue on the windshield. that is under investigation. we want to remind everyone particularly at this time of the season that before you leave season that before you leave your driveway in the money, make so you can see clearly. we're not certain as to whether or not i was a factor but is being investigated. naoko: police say the injuries to the joggers are life-threatening and we will continue to update you on the story. police have closed this area of pembroke way between lancaster and campbell and they expect it to remain closed for the next
sean: all right, thanks. back to commitment 2016 coverage now. polls are open and busy. as we speak come thousands are heading out to cast their ballots. erin: while many locations are seeing fairly smooth sailing, others have had some issues. wmur's ray brewer joins us live in manchester with the latest. ray: if you are with us this morning you saw the lines stretch out the door. no waiting at all. but the moderators say things have been busy. about half of registered voters have cast ballots so far. in another ward in manchester they did have problems with their voting machine. >> we're not an early voting state. ray: however, across new hampshire the voters were up early. moderators were reporting long lines, and in some cases problems. at ward two in manchester, the ballot machine stopped working, forcing ballots to be placed in a cardboard box, and voters questioning the
going to put them in later and our vote will count. ray: by 9:00 in the morning, the machine was working, and poll workers were feeding the ballots into it eventually catching up. , in nashua the polls were also packed, which was great for jaimie teague and her bake sale. >> i got here at 5:45 to set up and it was all the way out to the street. this is the shortest it has been today. ray: there were two issues on erik fredrick's mind as he voted. >> direction of the country were issues important to george brizcky, but it wasn't just about the national races. >> the local elections especially, where we are at with our state reps and senate. ray: and then there is civic duty. >> it's such a privilege to be able to vote even if you don't like the candidates running. it's important to pick one and cast a vote cause if you weren't able to do that it would be terrible. ray: turnout could set a record
driving that. >> the role that we play at the beginning of the process and we seem to always in the end potentially be the decider. ray: as you take a live look at the polls, once again at ward one in manchester, make sure that when you come out to vote you have a photo id with you, and you might want to allow for a little extra time as well. although as you can see, if you are voting in ward 2 i reporting live in manchester, ray brewer, wmur news 9. sean: some granite staters had the honor of being the first in the nation to cast their ballots on this election day. midnight voting was held in three communities -- dixville notch, millsfield, and hart's location. eight ballots were cast in dixville notch, seven in person, and one absentee voter. hillary clinton edged out donald trump 4 to 2, with one vote for gary johnson and a write-in for
and 2012 republican nomimee mitt romney. the town kept with the tradition of 100% voter turnout. in hart's location, hillary clinton got seven teen votes, donald trump got 14, and gary johnson got 3. in the governor's race colin van ostern got 21 votes and chris sununu got fifteen. in the u.s. senate race, maggie hassan got 21 votes and kelly ayotte 17. and in the first congressional district race carol shea-porter and shawn o'conner, 8. erin: now for the millsfield results. in the presidential race donald trump got sixteen votes and hillary clinton got 4. eighteen people voted for chris sununu in the governor's race and 3 voted for colin van ostern. in the u.s. senate race, kelly ayotte got sixteen votes and maggie hassan got 3. and in the second congressional district, jim lawrence got sixteen votes and annie kuster
across the country. hillary clinton and on some spend the day in new york after casting their ballots. adrian banker is covering the trump campaign and kenneth mouton is at clinton's headquarters. reporter: hillary clinton's historic vote for herself. the presidential candidate and former president bill clinton surrounded by supporters as they cast their ballots in chappaqua, new york. ms. clinton: humbling feeling because i know how much responsibility goes with this. reporter: little rest for clinton, who touchdown at 3:00 a.m. after a whirlwind final day on the trail. ms. clinton: i will do the very best i can if i'm fortunate enough to win. reporter: to relieve election day tension, the clinton campaign struck a pose for the latest internet craze, the manikin challenge. the campaign says don't stand still today. it is expected to be standing
watch the results come in in manhattan. reporter: and donald trump's election night headquarters, the republican nominee dropping his ballot at this elementary school in manhattan, joining millions of voters in new york and across the country who will decide whether mr. trump will be greeted as mr. president. this couple in pennsylvania's hoping he wins. >> if he doesn't the business, maybe -- insult the entire will and six to the business, maybe he can change the country. >> i don't trust you. reporter: trumpet finishing with this late-night rally in grand rapids, michigan, where thousands cheered the nominee. mr. trump: today is our independence day. reporter: in a fox news interview this month, donald trump said he had some regrets but is very confident he will win in several key states. his election night party kicks
senate race has been one of the most expensive and closely watched races in the nation. the outcome of this race could help determine the balance of power in the u.s. senate. incumbent republican senator kelly ayotte and her democratic challenger, gov. maggie hassan, were both out late last night campaigning for votes. both were seen at the polls casting their ballots with their families early this morning. sean: the candidates for governor were out casting their ballots this morning, as wel currently serve as executive councilors, and they both say they are feeling confident. erin: and if you have questions or complaints about voting today you can call the state attorney general's election hotline at 866-868-3703. that's 866-voter-03. it will be staffed until 8:00 tonight. our commitment 2016 coverage
look at the local races and who the candidates are sean: and a bizarre case out of concord this noon. who this man claimed to be, as he allegedly assaulted two store employees. kevin: we will have details on shower chances coming up. sean: and in today's "grow it green," how you can use these old, dead fall leaves to help
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sean: welcome back on this election day. the race for new hampshire's first congressional district features two familiar faces and an independent challenger. shawn o'connor is running for elected office for the first time, while this is the 4th time that republican frank guinta and democrat carol shea porter have faced each other. district, republican and former state rep jim lawrence is trying to unseat the incumbent, democrat annie kuster, who is running for a third term in washington. and before you head to the polls today you can find all the information you need to vote by heading to our website. there you are going to find information on how to register and polling locations. you can also see where the candidates stand on the top issues, read their biographies, learn fun facts about them.
claiming to be a vampire, among other things, is facing burglary and simple assault charges in concord. a woman who works at the carter co-op says after 1:30 this morning she was taking boxes to a dumpster and that is when 21-year-old jacob may allegedly came behind her, claimed he was a vampire, and started to chase her. officers arrived may, who says she told them he was captain jack sparrow, mr. miyagi, and the leader of a band . he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. erin: we could not have wished for better weather this election day. kevin: whether conflict elections and it looks like all things quiet and beautiful. we are setting ourselves up for much cooler air. erin: we love fall in the granite state and cleaning up
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i'm maggie hassan, and new hampshire has a very clear choice: do we keep going with a senator who repeatedly votes with the corporate special interests... or a new senator who sides with the people of new hampshire? my focus has always been on creating opportunity for
working families: making college and job training more affordable. lowering prescription drug costs. and always protecting a woman's right to make her own health care decisions. these are my priorities,
for your vote. >> now coming meteorologist kevin skarupa with
your storm watch 9 forecast. kevin: temperatures jumping quickly. we started near the freezing mark along the coast and up near 60 degrees. nothin above 60 degrees. rare day for this time of year. fairly light breeze to go along with it. temperatures will fall a bit later on tonight. then the clouds start to drift in. 2 fronts watching moving forward, one coming through tomorrow morning with a chance of passing showers and another front trying to arrive.
afternoon after a chilly start. you notice the front to our west , not all that impressive. widely scattered showers along it. if anything, the winds will shift a little more to the north and west. it will bring in the cooler air tomorrow afternoon. before will you get a couple more degrees from these readings through the remainder of the afternoon. as we can outcome of cooler air back to the west. it comes in coming through tomorrow morning and temperatures behind that from the mid-40's to mid 50's could then going forward after that, 40's to the lower range of the 50's for thursday and friday. we keep the sunshine around for the afternoon. once the sun starts to go down, temperatures will drop quickly without the influence of the sun. later on this evening, clouds move in. by the time you a up tomorrow
the afternoon. a lot of that to our southeast. that will keep temperatures in the mid-40's to the mid-50's tomorrow. as the cooler air drains into tomorrow night, temperatures on thursday likely in the 40's to the lower range of the 50's. that will be with a good deal sunshine around. this one coming out of canada. pushing behind that out of the northwest later on friday afternoon on friday night that will bring in cooler air. coldest night will be friday night, saturday, sunday evening. highs on saturday not out of the 30's. that will be with a brisk wind out of the northwest. relatively dry forecast after the front comes through tomorrow . let's go to "grow it green."
i'm joined by jeremy from unh cooperative extension. jeremy has some great news for all of us who cut our own lawns and the fall, when comes to leaves. jeremy, you have got the honors. jeremy: leaves are those things you have to deal with some way or another. when i try to teach gardeners is they are a great resource and we want to make the most of them. gardeners of more beneficial ways. this is what we typically find. this is a valuable resource for your garden. great way to get organic matter into your garden. there are a few different things to do. ray: before we get to utilizing the leaves, i don't have to bag them anymore. when is it going to do for my
michigan state university, they looked at mulching those, and great benefits. it adds fertility to the lawn. it can do a great job over the course of about three seasons of controlling crabgrass and any line. -- dandelion. ray: awesome. you mention this is a valuable resource in terms of composting. how do i turn that garden material? jeremy: if you are going to compress them, now is the time to do it. if you want to compost your leaves can go ahead and mow, mulch them, and you need to rake that have been added to the compost pile. ray: do i need to add anything to get the process started or is it going -- all self-contained event?
process that breaks down the carbon material and it will reduce the service area unable breakdown faster. ray: next spring will it be ready or are we talking a couple of years here? jeremy: the other option is to take these and use of chicken wire cage and stockpile them could that may take three years or so to break down into nice material ray:. om those leaves on your laundry
vo: ending funding for planned parenthood. taking away our right to choose. restricting our health care choices. ayotte voted six times to end funding for planned parenthood - putting access to birth control and cancer screenings at risk.
and she supports overturning roe v. wade. woman 1: kelly ayotte says she's for women. but it's just an act. woman 2: voters definitely cannot trust kelly ayotte. vo: senate majority pac is responsible
erin: if this doesn't inspire you to go vote, we aren't sure what will. sean: a colorado woman still made her way to the polls despite being in labor. sosha adelstein was due to have her first child on election day but the baby couldn't wait. the first-time mom started going into labor on friday. but before delivering the baby, she stopped at the boulder county clerk to drop off her ballot. perhaps a future president right there. erin: she wanted to get that vote in. sean: she sure did.
money, and astronaut voted. sean: there you go. kevin: temperatures this afternoon, 50's to low 60's. you can see the cooler air fading in the next couple days. showers around tomorrow morning. erin: continuous live coverage of election day 5:00 tonight on news 9 and abc news. on the air until all the races are called. sean: have a great afternoon
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today, but three years from now, a routine screening will catch it early and make all the difference. so when chris sununu voted to cut funding for planned parenthood, cutting access to cancer screenings and birth control for thousands of women, it's politics for him. for molly, it's the rest of her life. the stakes are too high to make chris sununu governo. this advertisement has been paid for by put new hampshire first
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