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elizabeth: right now, chase and crash. while you were sleeping, a des moines police officer crashes his car doing a pursuit. who he was chasing and why. also no verdict yet. a legal expert tells kcci what could be happening in the jury room as 12 people deliberate the pete polson case. shaina: and come on, cubs. why tonight is do or die in the nlcs. >> you are watching kcci 8 news. >> you're in a time machine. >> and this is the year 2015? >> october 21, 2015. elizabeth: great scott. back to the future fans today's the day. october 21, 2015, the day that marty mcfly and doc brown landed in the future in the second film. we'll be looking at what things
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got wrong ahead. welcome to the future everyone. i am elizabeth klinge. shaina: i am shaina humphries. one thing the film may be wrong about is the cubs winning the world series. metinka, lot of cubs fans may not be optimistic right now, but the weather is on our side. metinka: that will take your mind off of it. 65 degrees. up the road in ames, much cooler, 49. we are talking about rain along that cold front. the rain this morning across nebraska. the showers hold together by later on this morning, we have showers in southwest iowa arriving. highs will be warm in central and southern iowa, into the 70's again.
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it will start to feel like typical late october. shaina: developing overnight a suspect and a des moines police officer crashing at northeast 51st court and northeast 30th place, that is just north of copper creek golf course in pleasant hill. this is video from the scene there. police were pursuing a motorcycle around 2 am when the -- around 2:00 a.m. when the driver lost control here. the des moines officer also crashed his car and we're told the vehicle was not drivable it had already been towed away when our crews arrived on scene. the officer was not injured but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. the driver of the motorcycle was also not injured. he was arrested. also new overnight a new york , city police officer is dead after he was shot in the head on a call last night. police say 33-year-old officer randolph holder was responding to a report of a man with a gun and was hit while exchanging gunfire with the suspect. he died two hours later at a hospital. the suspect was caught blocks away with a gunshot wound to his leg. three other men were taken into
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custody and are being questioned this morning. officer holder is the fourth police officer to be killed in new york city in the last 11 months. investigators in california are working to identify a body found at the scene of last week's flash flooding. officials say the man's remains were found inside a car while fire crews were digging it out of feet of mud. some roads are still closed from the flash floods and mudslides but are expected to reopen in the next 24 hours. until now no injuries or deaths had been reported from the flooding. state, local and federal authorities are working to figure out who's responsible for setting fire to several churches in the saint louis area over the last two weeks. six churches all within a few miles of each other have been set ablaze since october 8. officials say five of them have predominantly black congregations. luckily no one has been injured and most of the damage has been minor. investigators say so far there are no suspects and they're
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, trying to determine if these fires are hate crimes based on religion or race. and weeks after house speaker john boehner announced he was resigning from the position republicans may have a new , candidate in wisconsin congressman paul ryan. but he's not committing just yet . ryan says he's willing to run but only if the party unifies in support of him. he also wants to make changes to house rules and ensure time for his family. ryan is giving his colleagues until friday to back his bid or he says he will get out of the race. elizabeth: big stories in central iowa now des moines -- i would now. des moines police chief dana wingert is defending the department's decision in clearing senior officer vanessa miller after she shot and killed an unarmed man in june. dashcam video shows the incident started when ryan bolinger pulls up next to another officer on a traffic stop along merle hay road and blocks him in. bolinger then gets out of his vehicle and moves towards the car officer miller is sitting in. chief dana wingert says miller feared for her safety and handled it the way any reasonable person would in that
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>> he's going to run. he's going to run. >> shots fired. shots fired. >> in this case officer miller felt trapped in that vehicle as . that happens to a police officer . faced with and certainly not something we expect. elizabeth: officer miller has been cleared to return to the department but is still on paid personal leave. shaina: the jury in the pete polson trial will be back today for a third day of deliberations at the polk county courthouse. polson is facing nine charges including attempted murder after a shooting spree in pleasant hill last november when he shot at three people and injured two. he says he was high on meth at the time and didn't know what he was doing. we asked a jury expert if that might be why its taking so long to come up with a verdict. >> keep in mind the verdict has to be unanimous and trying to
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get 12 people to agree on anything is pretty difficult anymore. shaina: the jury asked the judge five questions tuesday about the verdict. we'll continue to watch this trial until a verdict is reached. we'll also be watching for a verdict today in the federal trial of two former 2012 ron paul for president campaign aides. jurors got the case tuesday. jesse benton and dmitri kesari are accused of making secret payments to former republican iowa state senator kent sorenson. sorenson switched his allegiance from the michele bachmann campaign to ron paul's just before the 2012 iowa caucuses. elizabeth: a newton man is behind bars this morning after police say he tried to kill several people with his car. 50-year-old john britton is charged with attempted murder reckless driving and leaving the , scene of an accident. newton police say britton hit one man with his vehicle monday night. that man suffered non-life threatening injuries. he then hit another vehicle on the road several times. the woman and 5-month-old child inside that vehicle were not hurt.
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the case remains under investigation. and this morning doctors say a des moines man will never walk again after a tragic atv accident last month. this is video captured by a witness seconds before theo erickson was air lifted to the hospital september 6. an atv accident in winterset left the 27-year-old father paralyzed. now erickson's family and friends are looking for help to raise money to remodel his home and make it wheelchair accessible. >> all the little tiny things that we take for granted. just being able to get yourself to the sink to brush your teeth is a struggle for him. elizabeth: if you'd like to help we have a link to theo , erickson's gofundme page on our website kcci.com. shaina: in commitment 2016 news this morning, a rally in burlington today is expected to draw big crowds for republican front-runner donald trump.
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his make america great again rally will be held tonight at 6:00 p.m. at the burlington memorial auditorium. republican contender chris christie will also be in iowa today. he's making campaign stops at the raceway cafe in newton and a private residence here in des moines. elizabeth: we want to check in with metinka. we've got another nice day today. metinka: it is beautiful out today. a little bit cooler to the north. you might need a jacket in the ames area. in des moines, it is 62 degrees. we have a south wind now. no rain just yet. the rain is off to the southwest, near omaha, back to lincoln, nebraska. we are expecting it to move into southwest iowa later this morning. grab the umbrella just in case. this afternoon is going to be warm. 72 degrees.
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elizabeth: sports news now, the chicago cubs really needed a win last night in game 3 of the nlcs shaina: but that win just didn't happen. the cubs kept it close early in the game. kyle schwarber with a bomb in the bottom of the first ties the score up at one. but every time the cubs put one on the board the mets came back with another run. new york pulled away in the 6th and finished the game strong. final score there at wrigley was five to two mets. they now lead the series 3 to 0. >> another close game. we have to score more runs and they played exceptionally well. it's just about tomorrow. of course we have to win 4 in a row, but i want us just to concentrate on tomorrow's game. shaina: the cubs will get one more shot to save their nlcs run. game 4 of the series starts at 7:00 p.m. tonight. you can watch it on tbs. our andy garman is there in chicago as well. look for his live reports on
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elizabeth: the complete opposite situation for kansas city fans this morning. just one more game stands in between the royals and the world series. facing the toronto blue jays in game 4 of the alcs last night the royals got on the scoreboard fast and early. going up 4-0 after just a half an inning. and the scoring did not let up. alcides escobar went 2 for 3 on the night with 4 rbi's and lorenzo cain had a big night as well, 2 for 3 at the plate with 3 rbi's. the royals went on to win an impressive 14 to 2. >> we feel good. we like the way we're playing right now. our offense has been really really good. >> we did a good job as a team collectively. defensively we played well. offensively we played even better so. elizabeth: one more win today will put the royals in the world series. first pitch of game 5 is in toronto at 3:00 p.m. you can watch that on fox sports one. elizabeth: next day delivery. shaina: doesn't that sound
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well it's coming true in the des -- des moines area. we'll tell you the sites you can shop online and get the goods the very next day and how much it will cost you ahead. elizabeth: and toy shortage. what favorite toy may not be under your tree this christmas. also. alyx: you know what they say, one man's trash is another man's treasure. well this location couldn't be more perfect. we'll explain coming up. shaina: no problems to show you on the roads this morning. if you're leaving early, enjoy the nice warm 60's. you should not see any problems. let's head outside and take a look at the roads. this is 35 and grand avenue. just very quiet.
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you're headed ou >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. shaina: welcome back. 5:14. take a look at this photo sent in by one of our viewers to our ulocal page. rainfall in lamoni tuesday made
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way for this beautiful rainbow when the sun came back out. always a bright side after those. elizabeth: and we had to share this picture from another viewer belinda in wayne county. the sun setting behind a grain bin there. keep sending us your photos on your local at kcci.com. -- ulocal at kcci.com. you might see them here on kcci. metinka: we are tracking the rainfall again this morning and nebraska and northwestern kansas. it is lifting to the northeast. we are expecting it to arrive i midmorning. it could be another mile -- to arrive by midmorning. it could be another mild day. temperatures in the upper safeties. headed for a high of 72 degrees. we have showers in the forecast for today. plus, we have cooler temperatures headed our way by the weekend. it will finally start to feel
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like october. shaina: new this morning, it's 25,000 square feet filled with hidden treasure the local store is attracting people from around the country to west des moines. elizabeth: kcci's alyx sacks is there live now with more. alyx, what makes this store different? alyx: what makes this store different is it offers different types of services. if your interested in and taking -- in antiquing, they have auctions. that is what makes it a superstore. >> how are you doing? alyx: i am great. what kind of people do you get walking through the door? >> all different kinds of people. we have the do-it-yourselfers. we have the people who like the collectible type of stuff. a broad variety. alyx: you have had people from across the country and even as
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>> different events attract different people. different oil events. people come in and buy whatever the event is coming on. they come over and buy stuff. alyx: you are covered wall-to-wall in different types of antiques. how does it work? different vendors and you guys have your own stuff. >> we have our own stuff. we have 300 different vendors. we have cases over here. we have our own stuff. and we do the auctions too. alyx: these are very unique items. can you tell us about these? >> these are made out of monte
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-- out of monkey paulws which are out of hawaii. -- alyx: taking another look at the auction room. that story in 30 minutes. shaina: today's economic headlines now crews broke ground last night for a new kum and go convenience store headquarters at 14th and grand in downtown des moines. it will be called the krause gateway center and will be located right across from the sculpture park. the five-story building will be glass on all sides. kum and go hopes to have the new headquarters completed in 2018. google express is bringing next day shipping to central iowa. the service allows customers to shop at stores like toys r us barnes and noble or costco online and have their purchases delivered the next day. shoppers pay $95 a year for an unlimited delivery membership. next time you file taxes, you may notice a few differences. the irs is testing new features to crack down on taxpayer identity theft. those new safeguards include
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stronger passwords, more security questions and a timed account lockout. elizabeth: a down day on wall street tuesday. the dow closed down more than 13 points. the nasdaq fell more than 24. the s&p 500 lost almost three. electronics and transmission systems are causing reliability ratings to slip for some automakers. a new consumer reports survey shows acura is the latest brand to drop sharply for overall predicted reliability because of , problems with electronics systems and transmissions. ford nissan and fiat-chrysler -- ford, nissan and fiat-chrysler have also seen lower scores because of similar problems. subway announced a plan tuesday to sell only antibiotic-free meat in its stores but the process will take a while. officials with the company say the full transition won't be complete until 2025. chicken and turkey will be the first to switch by the end of 2017. and some kids this holiday season may not be getting any legos under the christmas tree. a spokesperson for the company's factories says they're working
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at full speed but problems with forecasting demand means all orders will not be filled in time for the holidays. shaina: chocolate lovers rejoice. hershey's is coming out with something extra sweet this holiday season. the hershey's kisses deluxe will be double the standard size of hershey kisses and have a hazelnut center and rice crisps. the new kisses hit shelves november 5. that sounds really good. and an nfl superstar is teaming up with starbucks this morning to create the coffee chain's newest frappuccino. seattle seahawks running-back marshawn lynch has created the the beast mode frapp.
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-- elizabeth: that sounds really cool. let's get him to metinka. are you going to try the beast mode? metinka: sure, why not. temperatures close to average highs. already headed for the low 70's. if you liked yesterday, you're going to love today. we have a slight chance to sheet showers -- to see showers. you might need a jacket this morning. it is a little bit cool. while the southern half of the state is enjoying the -- right now they are off to the west. tracking into the state here, moving toward red oak over the next couple of hours. arriving in southwest iowa. the cloudiness ahead of that rainfall.
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brief down for. note -- maybe a brief downpour. the cold front will track east today. by noontime, showers. the frontal boundary is going to be camping out across the region. it is going to try and lift north as a warm front. thursday and friday, more showers arriving. a better chance for a widespread rain event. some of those football games might be on the soggy side. low 70's, turning slightly cooler tomorrow. 62 degrees is where we are starting at in des moines. it is a great morning. southwest winds very light this morning. 72 the high temp today. sprinkle's are possible on thursday. a better chance arrives thursday night and into friday. the rain moves out just in time for the weekend. it returns for the first part of next week.
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we've got some cooler temperatures, back into the 50's for highs on tuesday and wednesday. seneca we have no problems to report on the roads. you should not run into anything that's it slow you down at all. make sure you slow down a little bit. we have these two in des moines. elizabeth: vice president joe biden may be 'biding' his time when it comes to a 2016 announcement. plus today's the day. the day marty mcfly goes back to the future in his flying
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shaina: welcome back. to the nation's capital now. nikole killion is live in washington with a look at what's making headlines. elizabeth: and nikole, vice president joe biden is biding his time but some recent comments suggest he may be eyeing a spot in the 2016 race for the white house. where do things stand now and any word on when he'll announce his decision? nikole: not yet although many think he may get in after appearing to take aim at front runner hillary clinton, at a gala last night, the v.p. said republicans are not the enemy and suggested treating them that way is naive. that was a perceived threat against clinton who called the gop her enemy in last week's debate. biden is also revising his account of the osama bin laden raid, contradicting clinton. he now claims he urged the president to do it and follow his instincts despite biden's previous comments warning against the mission. shaina: switching gears a little bit, it is back to the future day. the white house is getting in on
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the celebration. what do they have planned? nikole: the white house says it's facilitating a day in which everyone can nerd out together. you may recall and back to the future part two, the characters traveled from 1985 to today. the white house says we've accomplish a lot in those 30 years. now they're looking ahead another 30. all day long they are hosting a series of conversations online with scientists and innovators. they are asking folks to tweet in questions like what will the year 2045 look like.
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elizabeth: more news at 5:30. what could be taking the jury so long in the pete polson
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plus what a man in newton shaina: right now, an overnight chase ends in a crash. we'll tell you what happened and why the officer involved was taken to the hospital. elizabeth: plus, a cancer scare
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the new report overnight about the pontiff's health and what the vatican is saying, this wednesday, october 21st. >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. shaina: boom. quite the college chemistry experiment, we'll tell you what these iowa students learned by blowing up pumpkins ahead. welcome back everyone, it's wednesday october 21st. i'm shaina humphries. elizabeth: and i'm elizabeth is the klinge, along with metinka. shaina: hopefully the neighborhood kids don't get any ideas. it's beautiful out this morning. metinka: nice and warm, if you like yesterday you a love today. 62 in des moines with southwind.
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we expect showers off and on. highs will be comfortable near 72 in des moines. it will not stay this warm forever. october like temperatures at the end of the week. chances for rain by friday. shaina: you are waking up to a new story overnight. a des moines police officer was taken to the hospital earlier this morning after he crashed his car during a police pursuit. the crash happened north of copper creek golf course in pleasant hill. officers were pursuing a motorcycle driver when he lost control and crashed, and so did one of the officers. the officer was taken to the hospital as a precaution. the motorcycle driver not injured, he was arrested. right now, a new york city police officer is dead after being shot in the head. tuesday night officer randolph holder was responding to a report of a man armed with a gun. officers exchanged gunfire with the shooter and holder was hit. the suspect was captured several blocks away with a gunshot wound to his leg. three others were taken into custody.
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holder was 33 years old and the 4th nypd officer to be killed in the past 11 months. this morning the vatican is denying a report that pope francis has a small, curable brain tumor. a spokesperson said the report in the national daily was unfounded and seriously irresponsible. citing unnamed sources, the newspaper said the pope had traveled to a clinic in recent months. the editor said it expected the vatican's denial but stands by their story. the u.s. house may have found a new speaker. wisconsin republican paul ryan says he will make a decision in the next week. ryan thinks the country is in desperate need of leadership. he said he would run for speaker, but only if his republican colleagues embrace him by week's end as the consensus candidate. ryan also wants to make it more difficult to overthrow a sitting speaker. elizabeth: more big stories this morning, officer cleared. this morning the des moines police chief is defending the internal review into officer vanessa miller. chief wingert: in this case,
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officer miller felt trapped in that vehicle, as he is right at the drivers door. elizabeth: chief dana wingert indicates miller feared for her safety when she saw the suspect at her window this past summer on merle hay road. dash cam video shows the incident with ryan bolinger. the department says officer miller felt so threatened she shot bolinger, and he was killed. officer miller has been cleared to return to the department but is still on paid personal leave. the jury in the pete polson trial will be back for a third day of deliberations today. polson is charged with 9 counts including attempted murder in a shooting spree last year in pleasant hill. he says he was high on meth and didn't know what he was doing. legal experts say it's the intoxication defense that may have stumped jurors. the jury asked the judge 5 questions tuesday about the verdict. we'll also be watching for a verdict in the federal trial of 2 former staffers to ron paul's presidential campaign. jurors got the case tuesday.
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are accused of making secret payments to former state senator kent sorenson. sorenson switched his allegiance from the michele bachmann campaign to ron paul's just before the 2012 iowa caucuses. shaina: a newton man is behind bars charged with trying to kill several people with his car. newton police say josh britton hit one man with his vehicle just before 10:00 monday night. that man suffered non-life threatening injuries. he then hit another vehicle on the road several times. a woman and baby in that car were not injured. officers say britton communicated his intentions were to kill his victims. he's being charged with attempted murder, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. elizabeth: it is now 5:35 and you may want an umbrella handy. metinka: showers moving in from nebraska by midmorning into the red oak area and then toward creston and des moines. showers to the west and nice
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temperatures, mid 60's for central and southern iowa. chile to the north. -- chilly to the north. nothing to worry about here, no severe weather. temperatures will be warm, enjoy 72 degrees today. elizabeth: funny money is being passed in one iowa town. mason city police say they have had six fake bills pop up just this week. they appear to be $20 bills but the watercolor marks don't match, the margins appear to be wrong, and the picture of the white house was printed upside down. police say the cases all appear to be linked because the serial numbers on the bills are the same. look for a bill banning smoking in iowa casinos to come up again this next legislative session. democratic state senator wally horn says he will introduce a bill to offer guidelines for a smoke-free casino. he is chairman of a committee that examines casino licensing
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hear testimony on casino revenues and the iowa racing and gaming commission. shaina: and in mt. vernon, pieces of pumpkin went flying at cornell college. the chemistry club decided to celebrate national chemistry week by using a chemical reaction to explode pumpkins. they used a combination of hydrogen peroxide, calcium carbide, and water. the group practiced with smaller explosions, working their way up to the full explosion. as you can imagine, it attracted
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right-now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, you're waking up to a mild and quiet
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we're tracking rain across nebraska that will be working in across the southwest. probably arriving in southwest iowa by mid-to late morning. we will see a few sprinkles or a brief thunder shower by noon and temperatures will be mild. a beautiful day to be outdoors at 72 degrees. today will be the warmest of the next seven. a cooling trend continues. we will have more rain chances especially by friday. elizabeth: thanks metinka. a local success story. a giant antique store says business is booming. shaina: kcci's alyx sacks is live from the picker knows, and alyx, people are coming from all over to shop there? alyx: they actually drop people from all across the country and the midwest. we have heard customers have come from australia. this room is rather special.
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tomorrow this will be filled with people from all over the midwest. they get to bed and everything has to go. i don't know if you can get a good look but this room is lined with auction items. tell me what the environment as like when the auction begins? >> superfast. it is a three-hour auction and people are screaming, yelling. alyx: can you paint a picture of what type of items will be auctioned? >> everything from furniture, artwork, glassware, big, small, anything people want to collect her take on. alyx: viewers are watching from the inside. tell us about the 25,000 square foot store. >> everything we buy new things and bring new product in. new consignments, we just go. it is filled to the brim with stuff.
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>> my favorite pieces are sports. i love old sports and football and basketball memorabilia. a lot of collectors look for them to. alyx: you guys have grown over the years. you moved here because you needed that much space because antiquing has taken off. >> our warehouses were full, our vendor list was full. right away, he made a change. alyx: coming up, i think it's about time i went shopping. >> -- i think so. shaina: tough assignment. elizabeth: so much. there. the cubs just can't seem to win. shaina: we thought maybe eric would bring them good luck. he posted a picture outside wrigley field before the game started. but even his cheers weren't enough to help the cubs beat the mets. new york bested chicago 5-2 to
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take the series lead, 3 games to nothing. game 4 is tonight in chicago at 7. it is a must-win for the cubs if they want to stay in the game. elizabeth: there's still a chance. sports director andy garman is also at wrigley covering the game. he posted last night that a mets fan walked out chanting"lets go mets", while flipping off everyone in sight, reinforcing every possible new york stereotype. we'll hope for good luck for the we hope that doesn't happen again. shaina: some cubs fans are hoping a new haircut will bring good luck. look at this, a barber is giving out the arrieta cut. it even features a beard. barber miguel rosas has set up a temporary shop in the lobby of the acme hotel, and he's getting a lot of requests. sometimes you just where your team and favorite player.
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that it's "back to the future" day, the movie predicted that the cubs win the world series this year. guess that remains to be seen. shaina: could be a perfect day to come back. this morning brook silva-braga takes a look at what the movie got right, and what the movie got wrong. brook: it was a bright, gleaming future and now it's here. >> wednesday, october 21, 2015. brook: the date doc brown punched into the delorean, sending marty mcfly back to the future. we were promised 3d movies, video calls that look a lot like skype, and google glass style glasses. not bad. bob gale: one of the things that gave us permission to just let our minds go wild was look we're gonna get this wrong because nobody ever gets it right. brooke and no, our houses aren't : cluttered with fax machines in 2015. but in some cases the future is
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trying to catch up. there is a flying car, although the boston company is still trying to get its concept off the ground and on the market. nike created a shoe just like the ones marty mcfly wore, and now plans to release a self-tying version are in the works. bob gale: the coolest thing that's happening is the hover board thing. brook: everyone it seems has tried to make a hoverboard, including lexus, in time for back to the future day. but many agree they don't quite work like marty's did. annie colber: we have to talk about a major thing they got wrong, which is hoverboards. while we're getting close to technology where we don't have to walk anymore, we are still not quite there. brook: the chicago cubs are still waiting for the world series the movie promised them. and they've made the league championship series this year, but down three games to none they face elimination tonight. one more day until even the future is in the past.
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elizabeth: we were saying how in 2015 when you watch to that it seemed so far away. shaina: now it's here. the entire trilogy is being rereleased today and we know that jordan creek will be showing all three at 4:30. elizabeth: a nice and warm day ahead for us. a beautiful morning, metinka
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get >> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: him grabbed the umbrella, we are tracking showers from nebraska pushing it across the far southwest. they're lifting to the northeast so we expect them to hold together and affect red oak and atlantic in the next hour. central iowa could see showers of our own. heading for highs above average at 72 degrees. warmer than it should be by 10 degrees. waking up on the cool side from aims to the north. you might need a light jacket to start. the southern half of the state is still basking in low 60's. showers lifting to the northeast
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and a cold front will put an end to warm weather. this will track to the east today, bringing a few spotty showers and maybe thunder. through 8:00 a.m., showers and central iowa pushing to the east through the noon hour. tomorrow we have clouds in place and we will be watching a strong system lifting into nebraska into the dakotas and we will watch for more rain showers by late thursday into friday. some of those might affect. friday night football games. after showers rolled through it will be like it was yesterday, upper 60's to low 70's. tomorrow will be cooler with highs in the 60's. into mine, clouds and 62 degrees. southwind will shift to the northwest behind the front.
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showers with a nice height 72. our best chance to see the widespread range is the weekend looking nice and dry. -- cut friday is our best chance to see widespread rain. temperatures: and the 50's so jacket weather for next week. shaina: no problems on the road, good news all around. mobile speed units you want to pay attention to. standard morning traffic. to in des moines set up the river at 2000 hartford avenue. and at 41st and ingersoll. in bondurant on the 9000 block of northeast 94th avenue. 7400 block of northeast --
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mammograms, pl elizabeth: welcome back. on the health alert this morning. the american cancer society has new guidelines on breast cancer screening. for years, women turning 40 got annual mammograms but now it suggests less screening may be more beneficial. the new guidelines say women at average risk of breast cancer should start getting mammograms at 45 instead of 40. some physicians say they're concerned insurance plans may decide not to cover costs of early mammograms.
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focus away from catching cancer early. shaina: there are obvious benefits of kids taking dance. it's fun and good exercise. but there are also deeper benefits that help with a the kids aren't just learning dance moves, they're learning routines that focus on rhythm, space and body awareness. the physical activity also improves a child's coordination and agility. cici kelley: there's so many benefits for kids learning how to dance at such a young age. it's wonderful exercise, it's building. motor skills, general growth it's wonderful for self-esteem and body awareness. that's the biggest thing and having fun. shaina: parents say they can see the results. some notice their children focusing better by watching others and picking up on it. speak to that. shaina: tuesday, host of "the late late show", james corden corden invited ellen to be the
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only non-singer he would ever have for his carpool karaoke skit. elizabeth: plus he shows his support for getting ellen on the air in england. >> on the telly. from london to birmingham to manchester, on your television screens today. come on. get an elly on the telly. britain, get ellen degeneres on your television screens today. elizabeth: some passion there. coming up today on "ellen", sarah silverman and morris chestnut stop by. that's right here on kcci at 4:00. shaina: we are approaching the 6:00 our and our team is live with overnight news. here's what they're working on for 6:00 a.m. alyx: if you are looking for something special whether it be
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like this or you want to do it yourself, you have options. we are in a antique store and we want people off from all across the country to shop here. metinka: tracking thundershowers from nebraska, it will be warm but more october weather is on the way. elizabeth: this time is 5:50 eight and you are waking up to 62 degrees to start things off. a beautiful morning so far, have
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sailed through that diaper stage, learned to walk, and i'm reading like a third-grader. but now it's time to go out into the world. and from what i hear, it's not all toys and games out there. will you look out for me, future?
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