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officers will be looking for so you can avoid a ticket, ahead. good morning, everyone, and welcome back on this monday, november 9. i'm elizabeth klinge. eric: i'm eric hanson. great to have you with us. we are starting our week a lot different than last week, pretty chilly. metinka: it is going to be a gorgeous holiday. it is 30 now in ames, 29 in marshalltown. in des moines, holding in the mid-30's. it will be a beautiful day. if you liked yesterday, today is pretty much a carbon copy. temperatures will be really comfortable, by noon already reaching what should be the average high, reaching 60 degrees this afternoon. tomorrow looks good, but you will need the umbrella followed by the heavier coat. eric: today's big stories now, three murders in the metro two arrests. we'll start with the most recent shooting, it happened early sunday morning
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outside evolution nightclub at 4397 northwest 6th drive in des moines. officials say people were fighting in the parking lot and shots were fired. four people were hit, one of those people 20-year-old dashawn smith was killed. polk county sheriff's deputies are now asking for the public's help in finding a suspect. >> there were several hundred people in and around the club when this incident occurred what we need is the community's help. >> if someone gets killed and you saw it and don't like it, say something about it. you can be anonymous. you dont have to say your name. do the right thing. say who is killing people out here. eric: we're still waiting on the names and conditions of the 3 other people who were shot outside evolution nightclub. stick with kcci today for the latest. elizabeth: a suspect is in custody this morning in connection to a second weekend shooting, this one in waukee. right now brendan mcguinness is , charged in the shooting death of 41-year-old gino risola. police say mcguinness shot risola saturday morning several times with a semi-automatic gun on southeast carefree lane in
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waukee. hours later, mcguinness was found barely conscious on a sidewalk on des moines' east side. people who lived near 28th and capital say they didn't know who he was at the time. one neighbor says mcguinness was bleeding from his head so he called 911. kcci spoke to him exclusively. >> more than strange. we did not know he was a murder suspect. elizabeth: mcguinness is in the dallas county jail facing third degree murder charges. and des moines police have arrested a teen in connection to a friday night shooting death. 17-year-old josue socop has been arrested for the murder of 28-year-old jose lopez. des moines police say lopez was shot and killed at the intersection of 13th and jefferson in des moines. police say lopez had been visiting a home in the area and got into a dispute with some people. socop is charged with first degree murder. stay with kcci on air and online at for updates on all 3
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metro homicide investigations. eric: kcci will also be following two big trials today in des moines. the murder trial of ngor makuey resumes today. in court on friday, investigators revealed used a metal spatula to kill 97-year-old rupert anderson and beat his wife, harriett in their des moines home in july. makuey's attorney is using the insanity defense, but witnesses say they saw no signs of mental illness. and a mother charged in the death of her 5-year-old daughter is set to enter a plea deal and be sentenced today. tionne bloodsaw of des moines faces child endangerment and drug charges after her daughter was found dead in october of 2014. a toxicology report shows that the girl died from an overdose of morphine. police also arrested bloodsaw's boyfriend deshaun trombone. he was sentenced to 65 years in prison last month. elizabeth: developing this morning, growing calls for the university of missouri president to resign. we'll get right to shaina humphries and shaina, we understand the
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missouri football team has joined in protests there? shaina: it has, elizabeth. the team members have actually benched themselves, until president tim wolfe is out of office. >> we're all just going to stay together as a team and we all made this decision as a team not to talk to the media. shaina: the players are joining forces with several campus groups that have complained for months now over wolfe's handling of recent racial harassment incidents. students report having racial slurs yelled at them, and in one instance, a swastika was found drawn in a residence hall. >> administration has failed to take tangible actions to make campus safer for not for black , students but for all marginalized students. shaina: some members of the school's faculty have indicated they plan to take part in walk outs today. the school's football team is scheduled to take on byu this saturday, and the boycott could cost the university more than one million dollars if the team forfeits. also developing right now, officials are trying to figure out what caused a pickup truck to collide with a church van in
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maryland on sunday. it left four people dead and 14 others seriously injured. a spokesman with the local fire department says the pickup driver and three people in the church van died, including a young child. right now, police believe the pickup truck rear-ended another vehicle, causing it to lose control and cross over into the van's path. and president obama is set to meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu at the white house today, in their first face to face meeting in more than a year. the two will talk about the recent renewed violence between palestinians and israelis that has claimed many lives on both sides. tensions over the iran nuclear deal has put a recent strain on u.s. relations with israel. eric: a heads up for morning commuters, they are cracking down on traffic today. more officers will be out this morning in western polk county, looking for impaired drivers and to ensure all drivers obey traffic laws, like seat belt use
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elizabeth: it might be a good morning to use a seat heater. metinka: 36 now, a good jacket but we do not have much wind and clear skies. no rain and no fog to slow you down but you might have to scrape a little bit of frost off the windshield. temperatures near 60 degrees today with 20 of sunshine and just enough breeze to keep the air moving and make it feel fresh. near 60 but clouds will be rolling in. showers in the forecast on wednesday, and cold air on friday. elizabeth: new this morning, the price of corn is down, leaving iowa farmer's in a tight spot. eric: alyx sacks joins us in studio. so alyx, why is this a problem for farmers? alyx: this is causing a problem
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because the cost of production is still high. so some farmers are even seeing negative profit this year. right now, ed kordick with the iowa farm bureau says it's down to around $3 to 3.50. that's a pretty low price compared to what farmers have seen the early part of the decade. the farm price boom from early 2010 to 2013 the last few years the price has come down. says iowa farmers are hoping for a big yield this year. >> demand is good and that is good, but we do have some pretty market. certainly this is a supply situation right now and we need to continue exports, continued ethanol and feed demand to eat up this big crop we are harvesting now. alyx: why the low price of corn could impact the state's economy. elizabeth: they are moving on up. eric: the hawkeyes are jumping
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nikole: debate prep, what the gop hopefuls are doing to get ready for their next match up tomorrow night. elizabeth: swallowed, some incredible video, and new information on how 12 cars ended up like this. shaina: we have no accidents to report, but there will be some extra enforcement so keep that in mind. make sure you are being extra careful out there back. -- out there. on the east side, traffic is picking up but we have no
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idents to report, but there will be some extra enforcement so keep that in mind. make sure you are being extra careful out there back. -- out there. this is i-235 and guthrie avenue on the east side, traffic is picking up but we have no problems to report so it should not slow you down too much. we will be right back. >iss 's wsdep ikc newisni-pth c ha, izh-ingeteologku-rtz rigt coge-th shinmps.pnk gd morning. chilly temperatures might make you hurry to the car this morning. temps are below freezing across the eastern part of the state. 36 in des moines. it is seasonably chilly, but
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this afternoon it is going to feel pretty much like it did yesterday. a lot of sunshine is on your way, not much wind, and the highs be right around 60 degrees through tomorrow and into wednesday. wednesday will be a stormy day, even severe thunderstorms possible, followed by a lot of wind in a cold last of air. our temperature trend is sounding like a crazy roller coaster. shaina: thank you, dinka. -- thank you, metinka. check this out. quite the sight in meridian, mississippi where an entire parking lot collapsed. twelve vehicles were just swallowed up. witnesses say this parking lot outside an i-hop just suddenly gave way. they thought it was a sinkhole but turns out there's no running water underneath so technically it's not. luckily no one was hurt. and in sports news right now, another undefeated nfl team goes down. going into this week, the denver
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peyton manning and his team over the 3-5 indianapolis colts. but the colts took off early, leading 17-seven at the half. denver had a chance to come back late in the 4th quarter, but manning threw an interception and didn't get the ball back. the colts ruin denver's undefeated record, 27-24. eric: thanks, shaina, and even after denver's loss last night, there are still three undefeated teams in the nfl right now. the carolina panthers, new england patriots, and cincinnati bengals are all 8 and 0. this is the first time in nfl history the league has had 3 8 and 0 teams. next week, the panthers play the titans, the patriots face the giants, and the bengals take on the texans. elizabeth: another team that's still undefeated right now, the iowa hawkeyes. their win this weekend over indiana moved the hawks up to number 8 in the ap poll released sunday. eric: we're still waiting to see what that means for the college football playoff rankings, which
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will be released tuesday. iowa is currently 9th in that one. but 3 teams ahead of iowa all lost for the first time on saturday michigan state, lsu, and tcu. elizabeth: a couple more notes from iowa's 35 to 27 win at indiana, iowa is 9 and 0 for the second time in school history. 2009 was the other time. and the hawkeyes have scored 31 or more points six times this season, including each of the last 3 games. eric: iowa needs to win just two of its final three games to clinch a spot in the big ten championship game. they host minnesota this saturday at 7:00. elizabeth: iowa state's record is now 3-6 after saturday's ugly loss at oklahoma. the cyclones were still in it at the half, trailing just 21-9. but ou pulled ahead in the second half to win 52-16. and the next game actually gets tougher for the cyclones. isu will host undefeated oklahoma state this saturday at 2:30 on espn. and high school football playoffs continue later this week. teams have a few days off before semi-final competition kicks off thursday. that'll start with class 3a and class 8. we'll have coverage of all the central iowa teams still in the hunt for a title from the
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eric: they may not have made it to the uni-dome this year, but it's been an historic season anyway for the johnston dragon football team all played in , honor of a fallen teammate. hank evans died from a heart condition a year and a half ago while riding a long board. hank's loss has since been a rallying point and a source of success for johnston's best year of football yet. the dragons made it to their first ever 4-a quarterfinal game. hank's parents clint and lori evans passed their son's number 57 jersey on to his longtime friend and teammate austin , nichol sunday. >> it really just shows how much their family cares about me and it's how much i cared about hank . >> we lost our son but we gained so many more, we feel like they're our sons. so it's a team story but yet it's a community story and it's so thankful to live in johnston. eric: hank's parents say they'll be there cheering on austin next
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year, for his senior year at johnston. elizabeth: turning to economic headlines now, agricultural officials have cleared most commercial chicken and turkey farms infected by the bird flu, to restock. a vet with the usda says all but five of the 219 farms affected nationwide have been given approval. the bird flu virus first surfaced on the west coast last december, and spread to 15 states including iowa, resulting in the deaths of 48 million birds. hiring picked up in october. the labor department says the u.s. economy added 271,000 jobs, which is about 100,000 more than expected. the unemployment rate fell to 5%, the lowest level since the financial crisis in 2008. the strong numbers make it more likely that the federal reserve will raise interest rates at its next meeting in december. and wall street had a mixed day friday. the dow ended up about 47 points. the nasdaq gained about 19. and the s and p 500 fell less than a point. eric: and this morning, toyota
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says it's investing one billion dollars, to develop artificial intelligence and robotics. company officials says while some of the research will obviously go to self-driving cars, they also plan to use it for other purposes, like robots to help people in wheelchairs and the elderly. it is a cool idea. elizabeth: at 6:17, we want to check in with metinka for a look at the forecast, and we will be looking -- warming up. metinka: it is going to be a big change temperature wise coming from the frosty 30's heading to highs close to 60 degrees, lots of sunshine in the forecast and not much wind. that is allowed temperatures to fall into the upper 20's in eastern parts of the state. maybe you are traveling today. the region is looking very quiet weather-wise and even on tuesday, the weather stays pretty settled.
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wednesday, a cold front approaches from the west, a few rain showers. as we head toward wednesday afternoon, a stronger storm system will pull out of the kansas area, spreading thunderstorms in the forecast. some of these could be strong and possibly even severe. that system quickly lift out with a lot of wind whipping behind it, i even changed the rain over to a brief wintry mix overnight wednesday night, of the week. 36 degrees in des moines, the sky is brightening up beautiful, a light wind at nine miles per hour. headed for 60 degrees this afternoon. overnight lows not quite as chilly as last night, back to 41 in des moines. tomorrow, clouds will be moving in by the afternoon, headed for 59 degrees.
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umbrella and wednesday afternoon, some thunderstorms could be strong to severe. that will be followed by a lot of wind, maybe some wind advisories being issued for thursday, and get ready from a big cool down. we will go into a hard freeze thursday night into friday morning. eric: thank you, metinka. elizabeth: any issues on the road? shaina: there is a car versus deer accident right where highway five meets highway 65 at the south 14th street exit. keep those dear in mind because it is their time -- time of year. make sure you wear your seatbelt and though the wrightspeed, especially around these locations, 1500 hickman road and
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morningstar drive, and 11,000 west 44th street. elizabeth: today, our be better tip tells you how to get a better night's sleep. eric: there's just nothing worse than lying there in trying to get sleep that you can't. an arizona doctor says he has a simple breathing trick that can put you to sleep in just 60 seconds. it's the 4-7-8 technique. elizabeth: here's how you do it . place the tip of your tongue on the roof of your mouth just above your teeth and keep it there. exhale through your mouth forcefully make a whoosh sound. eric: now close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose for a count of 4. hold your breath and count to 7. then exhale through your mouth, making another whoosh sound for 8 seconds. you do that three times and you are supposed to calm down. it resets your nervous system.
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elizabeth: there is enough to think about in that process but it definitely distracts you from the worries of the day. eric: it is kind of like counting sheep. elizabeth: up next, questions for carson. eric: why the republican frontunner could find himself on the hot seat on tomorrow night's debate. >> racial tensions at the university of missouri, and our political reporter weighs in on
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eric: welcome back to kcci and ask: 25. in commitment 2016 news this morning, only one more day to go until the next republican debate. elizabeth: and on the democratic side frontrunner hillary clinton , takes another step forward in her campaign today in new hampshire. nikole killion is live in washington. and nikole, let's start off with the republicans, how are they getting ready for the debate. nikole: many of the republican candidates are holding events today ahead of tuesday's debate in wisconsin. that includes jeb bush, who is campaigning today with governor and ex-presidential candidate scott walker to discuss
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carson is off the trail after travelling to puerto rico for a rally this weekend. he has come under fire recently about his past, including claims in his autobiography that he had a violent temper something rival , donald trump continued to play up. >> it's a strange situation, though, when you talk about hitting your mother in the head with a hammer and hitting your friend in the face with a lock, with a padlock, and when you talk about stabbing somebody. >> none of the things are lies. but, you know, what does it say about people who immediately jump on the bandwagon if they hear something bad? nikole: at least one candidate is coming to carson's defense. bernie sanders says the attacks on carson are unfair. meantime, his rival hillary clinton is heading up to new hampshire to file her paperwork to get on the primary ballot. elizabeth: nikole killion, live in washington for us.
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a reminder, the second democratic presidential debate will air right here on cbs, live from drake university, and co-hosted by kcci. that is this saturday, november 14th starting at 8:00 p.m. eric: and leading up to the debate this week, kcci will have a three part in-depth look at some of issues that will be covered. starting tonight at 10:00 with the minimum wage dilemma. kcci's todd magel sat down with a minimum wage worker, bernie sanders, and the head of the iowa federation of labor, all discussing the minimum wage of $7.25. tuesday night is part two college affordability, , four local college students discuss the problems with financial aid, loans, and balancing jobs to pay for schooling. part three wednesday night the , trouble with years of wage stagnation. we hear from a working mom, an iowa economist, and hillary clinton about income not keeping up with the cost of living. those stories all right here on kcci 8 news at 10:00 this week. and look for more follow up stories on the debate issues in
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the des moines register this week as well. elizabeth: right now, we have more news ahead for you this morning. eric: we've been talking with police and we have the latest information in three weekend murders. plus, why you'll really want to watch your speed on your way in today. maybe set your cruise control.
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elizabeth: right now on kcci, still searching. police are still looking for a suspect in the third metro-area murder this weekend. what one community leader says will stop the deadly violence. meanwhile, one iowa teen is already taking action. how he's stopping the violence, one helmet at a time. >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. eric: also this half hour, men, has this happened to you? probably, and there's a now word for what this is. it's a new word that's just been added to the dictionary, just one of several different new words. you got to stick around for that just ahead. an interesting shot to start that our with.
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elizabeth: i'm elizabeth klinge, shaina and metinka also with you on this monday morning. it will be a day for layers, and sounds like. metinka: it is a gorgeous morning out there. check out the downtown skycam. this sky is already brightening up. here in des moines, it is a little bit frosty, 36 degrees and some outlying areas are down closer to 30, so grab the jacket as you are heading out but this afternoon you will probably not even need a coat, heading for a high of 60 degrees. a big storm system is heading our way for wednesday. we will have a good chance for thunderstorms, followed by a hard freeze friday morning. eric: big stories this monday morning three homicides in two , days. the most recent remains unsolved this morning.
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>> it could easily become a state of emergency here if we don't get it taken care of. eric: that's an ominous warning from a computer and a leader -- a community leader who started a movement to stop deadly violence in des moines. polk county deputies say a fight erupted in gunfire outside evolution nightclub early sunday morning. 20-year-old dashawn smith was killed. three others were injured. deputies say several hundred people were there and they are asking for tips to find those responsible. elizabeth: another weekend homicide, this time in waukee. brendan mcguinness is still in jail, charged with shooting and killing 41-year-old gino risola. this happened early saturday morning on the street in a normally quiet neighborhood. des moines police found mcguinness hours later in des moines, bloodied and barely conscious. and the third homicide this weekend, 17-year-old josue socop is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 28-year-old jose lopez. this one happened friday night at 13th & jefferson in des moines. police tell us lopez was visiting a home in the area and
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got into a dispute. shaina: breaking news just coming in, two american contractors have been killed overnight in jordan. a policeman fired at a police training center. two people died, three others were injured. also developing in missouri, the football team is saying it's him or us. at least 30 players at the university of missouri in columbia say they will not participate in team activities until president tim wolfe resigns or is removed. student protests over racial incidents at the university escalated over the weekend, and students camped out overnight on a campus plaza to continue to call attention. wolfe issued a statement saying, change is needed. and for people are dead, 14 injured in a fiery crash involving a church van and a pickup truck in maryland. this morning, investigators are looking into what happened. they say the pickup truck may have rear-ended another vehicle first, and then crashed into the van. several of the injured are in
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critical condition this morning. elizabeth: looking ahead, tonight the des moines city council will discuss final design plans for a $100 million hotel next to the iowa event center. you're looking at some of the plans right now. if the hotel gets the go ahead, construction would start in february and they hope it would open in 2018. and you may notice a few more police on the roads this morning. there's a special traffic enforcement project happening in western polk county. they're looking for drunk drivers, speeders, no seatbelts. so be good on the roads today and avoid a ticket. eric: new this morning a lot of , corn, but very low prices. alyx sacks is here with the harvest headache for farmers and alyx, what's the price of corn now compared to the past? alyx: the price of corn has dropped significantly. at one point it reached around seven dollars from 2010 two 2013. to now ed kordick with the iowa farm bureau says prices are half that around $3 to $3.50.
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, >> now we're very concerned with working capital which is the amount of money they have to operate their business. we are seeing negative returns out there on the farm country side and that impacts all of iowa, because one out of five jobs in iowa is based on agriculture. alyx: kordick says you see that ripple effect throughout the small towns and the economy because agriculture such large part of iowa's economy. corn isn't the only thing that's down. so far soybeans are down, which is another major export for the state. kordick says the corn belt is fortunate in regard to supply. the iowa farm bureau is hearing of some good yields this season. that will help buffer some of the loss for iowa farmers. farmers are wrapping up the harvest and will get a better idea of where they stand this afternoon when the crop report comes out. live in studio, alyx sacks. eric: thanks, alyx. when farmers wrap up harvest, most can't wait to get out of the tractor and stretch their legs for a while. but this fall, one farmer up in
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sac county is thrilled to be back in the cab. a year ago, rick meister was harvesting when his pant leg got caught in the corn header. i was there as rick got back in the fields, where he lost both legs and almost lost his life. catch my this is iowa report, tonight on kcci 8 news at 6:00. elizabeth: still ahead sharing , her story. an iowa woman attacked after a party. her warning to other women and why the lessons she learned could save a life. >> there's a lot of statistics about kids that are involved and engaged in things are more successful academically and socially. eric: he is breaking barriers. why one iowa teen says ball gloves and bats could be key to cutting crime. elizabeth: and what a dadbod on this guy. it is a new word added to the dictionary. we'll tell you three more that will make you sound a little bit cooler at the office today, next
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metinka: we have been enjoying such a great stretch of weather lately, but it is going to be coming to an end. rain in the forecast and a hard freeze. shaina: keep that extra enforcement and mind if you are driving around pull empty. -- polk county. make sure you wear their seat belts and go the right speed. here is a look at 235 and valley west drive in des moines. this spot should be pretty
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metinka: it is a crisp start, 36 degrees in des moines, but we have clear skies and it is going to be a beautiful day. grab your code as you head out the door. -- grab your coat as you head out the door, headed for 60 degrees today. you will need to dress warmly this morning but this afternoon will be pretty much like it was on sunday, nice and comfortable. elizabeth: thanks, metinka. news around iowa now, a chilling warning from a mills county woman. shaina: she was attacked after a party she found out about on facebook. >> i feel angry. i'm angry that they did it. i'm angry that no wasn't enough. shaina: the 19-year-old victim talked with our sister station and she did not want to use her name. she says she and a friend drove
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to a party in omaha back in june. they met two men and invited them back to her house. but that get-together would end violently. she says the men attacked and raped her. but she says she was able to find her voice, and the power to help others. >> i know that it's embarrassing that someone took advantage of you like that, or that someone did that to you and that someone hurt you. and i know that's hard to deal with and hard to process. but you shouldn't be embarrassed and you should take charge. shaina: the two men were charged in the attack. one of them is facing 15 years in prison, the other will face a judge today. elizabeth: good for her to speaking up. to cedar rapids, a teenager is doing his part to make sure every kid can play organized sports. high school senior daniel richardson says he has loved playing basketball, soccer, football and baseball but he knows not every student can because they can't afford the equipment. so he started collecting the
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helmets will help kids find positive ways to stay busy. >> there's been a lot of shootings with young kids in our area. that's definitely a huge problem in our nation as well. when kids stay active and are able to have teammates to support them that they can trust and rely on, they won't maybe lean toward the bad things. eric: good for him. daniel is working with the boys and girls club to distribute the gear he collects. shaina: well, that kind of leads into a conversation we had on facebook over the weekend. metro had a lot of people wondering what was going on. eric: the one in waukee was the first there since 1977. still, to have three in one people out. teri wrote on our facebook page, "very, very sad. iowa is a place to grow, not a place to be gunned down." elizabeth: sharon writes "too much, it seems like we wake up
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to a shooting too many times. shaina: mary says, "that is so strange. des moines does not have a high crime rate at all." we have a now poll. 36% say they seal -- feel safe. eric: 87% still say yes. if you haven't voted yet, we'd love to know what you think. call or text 200-1508, go to or to our facebook page. elizabeth: a lot of you are also sharing your sleep tricks with us on facebook. earlier in the show, we told you about the 4-7-8 sleep trick, a breathing technique that some say really helps them out. eric: you breathe in for four minutes, hold it for seven, and out for eight. here are some of the other
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things that you say works. melatonin mentioned quite a few times. many of you read, or watching a good relaxing movie or show. shaina: or a boring one. we also had one comment that three kids under 2 will really help you sleep. eric: they wear you out. well, moving on this morning, a dictionary in the uk is adding some new words this year. "binge-watch" is the word of the year, according to the collins dictionary. of course, that means to watch a lot of programs, one right after the other. shaina: some other new ones that caught our eye, "dadbod," an untoned and slightly plump male physique. and "ghosting" -- ending a relationship by ignoring all communication from the other person. and then finally, a lot of us were surprised by this one "manspreading," when a male , spreads his legs in a way that takes up space for the person sitting next to him. eric: eric is carefully --
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elizabeth: eric is carefully controlling his legs. shaina: pushing people out. eric: i will sit like this. elizabeth: finally in the buzz, call it a turkey day test. they did a practice run for the macy's thanksgiving day parade marching four new balloons , around a parking lot in new york city on sunday. they included ronald mcdonald, dino the sinclair dinosaur, scrat and his acorn, and an angry bird. the big parade is now just two and a half weeks away. eric: hard to believe it is two weeks until thanksgiving. always fun to see the balloons. we'll leave you with this as we
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>> weather is never more than 5 minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning. after a gorgeous weekend, the nice weather is spilling over into the next week. grab a jacket as you are heading out, but this afternoon you can leave them in the office. 60 degrees, a great day to hit the bike trails.
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state readings and the 20's, otherwise 30's for the rest of us. a cold front is going to approach us by tuesday afternoon. ahead of it, some cloudiness will be dragged to the north. wednesday, dealing with some passing showers, maybe a rumble of thunder. by 2:00 p.m., we will be tracking thunderstorm activity from central iowa southward, with the potential to bring in some severe weather. the system is very interesting. on the backside it will have very interesting -- very strong wind. right now, the wind is nice and light, we have clear skies, and know whether complaints other than it is chilly. making up for the cool weather with a gorgeous day.
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we will have clear skies and the south wind for continue. tuesday, temperatures still close to 60 degrees. wednesday will be mild and stormy by the afternoon, followed by a lot of wind on thursday, and cold temperatures will be spilling in as well. and nice, quiet, relaxing weekend. elizabeth: thank you, metinka. eric: let's see what is going on, on the road. shaina: we see a big stretch of red on i-235, but no accident. roughly that will turn green in just a few minutes. make sure you watch your speed on hickman, 1500 hickman rd, 900 hickman, 4300 northwest morningstar drive, 11,000 northwest 44th street. elizabeth: news to go is next. we'll get you in the know before you go.
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elizabeth: news to go at 6:54. hundreds of potential witnesses, but no id of a suspect. polk county deputies hoping someone will come forward with information about who fired shots during a fight outside the evolution nightclub on northwest 6th drive. 20-year-old dashawn smith was killed, three others injured. eric: the suspect in the weekend's second murder investigation remains behind bars in dallas county. police say brendan mcguinness shot and killed gino risola early saturday in a waukee neighborhood. they haven't given a motive. and 17-year-old josue socop is facing charges in a shooting death friday night in at 13th & jefferson in des moines. police say he killed 28-year-old jose lopez after some sort of dispute. elizabeth: this morning des , moines police are also searching for three suspects who stole painkillers from two pharmacies early sunday morning. burglars broke into the medicap on easton boulevard and another pharmacy on beaver. oxycodone, oxycontin and
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eric: it is going to be a busy day in court. tionne bloodsaw of des moines may make a plea deal with prosecutors in the morphine overdose of her 5-year-old daughter. the des moines city council is expected to approve the first phase of a new walnut street downtown bringing back traffic , and new retail. they may also approve new hotel plans next to the iowa events center. waukee school officials will be voting on new boundaries for elementary schools. look for all that today on kcci. shaina: we are following reports that two americans have been killed in jordan. two americans and a south african were shot and killed at a police station. investigation is underway at this point. we are waiting for a comment from the u.s. embassy in jordan. elizabeth: it should be a good day for farmers to keep working
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the corn prices are pretty low, three dollars-$3.50, half of what it was five years ago. metinka: we are starting out frosty, 36 in des moines, that the sun is up, headed for a beautiful 60 degrees today. tomorrow looks pretty good, clouds rolling in. the rain will be moving in wednesday afternoon. that will be followed by a whole lot of wind on thursday and a whole lot of cold on friday. shaina: keep in mind there will be stepped up enforcement in polk county this morning. your drive times are normal. elizabeth: thank you so much for joining us this morning. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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