MWC Daily: Penguin Plunge and Super Sunday!
Hope you'll join Mark Ericson and me Saturday and Sunday at Hampton Beach for Special Olympics of New Hampshire's "Penguin Plunge." Don't worry, on Sunday, you'll be home in plenty of time to watch the Patriots trample the Seahawks!
There is still time to get involved with the Penguin Plunge. We hope you'll join us for all the fun.
Puppies Pick Superbowl Winner
A HUGE thank you to The Humane Society of Greater Nashua for letting us 'borrow' some of their adorable/adoptable puppies for our own 'Puppy Bowl!' See who the puppies picked to win the Big Game on Sunday.
By the way, The Humane Society of Greater Nashua has pups that will be featured in this year's Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl.
Periods of light snow or snow showers, breezy with 1-3 inches of accumulation by this evening...high 33...31 in the North Country. Light snow or snow showers tonight, light coating along the seacoast. Check your weekend forecast!
Top News Stories
Knight turns himself in
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge (shoog)" Knight is now in police custody after surrendering following what his lawyer calls and accident that killed one person. Attorney James Blatt says Knight was fleeing some would-be attackers when he ran over and killed a friend and injured another man. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Speedway general manager faces lewdness charge
The executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of lewdness after police say they observed him and a 19-year-old woman in a parked car in Manchester. Arrested were 53-year-old Jerry Gappens and Kendra Johnson.Gappens' lawyer, Tom Reid, said Gappens acknowledges using poor judgment resulting in the charge that's "embarrassing and devastating to him and his family."
Maine flu cases triple over last flu season
There has been triple the number of confirmed cases of the flu in Maine so far this season when compared to the same time last year. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says Maine has seen 2,322 confirmed cases of influenza as of last Sunday. Last year on the same date there were 765 cases.
Wake Up Winning
The Morning Waking Crew will have a BIG CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT MONDAY MORNING! Make sure you're listening. GO PATS!