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abundance of caution. and while law enforcement say such threats are nothing new, they urge all americans to continue to be vigilant. jamie yuccas has the very latest from times square in new york city. reporter: heavily armed police and security officers are obvious and new york times square. the increased presence is in place at isis released a new -- video which is a suicide bomber preparing for an attack. week after the deadly attacks in paris that killed 129 people. while the beefed-up patrols and counterterrorism units are new, new york's top cops is the video is not. >> it appears to be a hastily produced document that contains previously viewed video. some of it is from a video in august directed against germany. adamant there is no new or specific threat to the city.
they got the attention of those in time square. >> i am on this blog everyday at this time. i would say there is about one third of the people that are usually here. reporter: even tourists are aware. >> it suspicious of people he might not normally be. reporter: it's just another day post-9/11. mollie: the man french authorities believe was the mastermind of the deadly terror attacks in paris is dead. officials say he was one of the two people killed during yesterday's police raid in this paris suburb. iraqi was a forces -- intelligence -- iraqi and u.s. intelligence officials believe that isis is trying to develop chemical weapons. in washington, a state department official is defending america's refugee resettlement program hours before a house vote on legislation that would raise new hurdles for syrian and iraqi refugees entering the united states. assistant secretary of state
anne richard told a house judiciary committee panel that refugees face intensive screening by several federal intelligence, security and law enforcement agencies including the fbi's terrorist screening center. here in central iowa it has to happen sometime. we're talking about the first snow of the season. and with the potential snow coming tomorrow retailers across the metro have been busy getting plenty of shovels and de-icing materials ready for shoppers. workers at true value in west des moines say winter necessities are selling fast. right now there is plenty of sunshine outside. is this just the calm before the storm? jason: it is and it's pretty windy out there. a relative term, calm before the storm. a lot of snow for some of this has we had wrote the day tomorrow. we will talk about the rush-hour commute tomorrow and how they could be impacted around the winter storm watch. this goes all the way through
saturday morning and you can see it is expanding southward. it includes des moines and the extreme southern portions of the state. even if you are not included, i would not say you should not expect any snow. expect some. we will go over totals in a bit. what we have right now is winds sustained at 40 miles per hour through northern portions of the state. pretty uncomfortable day if you are heading out and about. there are -- mid-to-upper 33 northern portions of the state. likely seen feel like temperatures in the mid to upper 20's. a cold day for us but at least we are snow-free through the day today and has we headed to the evening the windchill is back down to the 20's again. the actual temperature is 33. we will talk more about that. chances for snow tomorrow, the timing for that and how much you can expect it about 10 minutes. mollie: a reminder, you can count on kcci to keep you covered as the snow approaches. you can download our new weather app to get hourly forecasts and interactive radar through your smart phone.
available for free download for android and iphones. and new at noon, the thanksgiving spirit is alive and well around central iowa with local businesses and organizations already preparing thanksgiving meals for those in need. in fact volunteers have been hard at work at chuck's restaurant this week. right now, they have over 900 orders. they will prepare over 4,000 meals. that meal is free anyone in need and all you have to do is show up to eat or donate. the restaurant's previous owner started the ritual which has continued after her death. over 250 volunteers help out in a 24 hour effort. some who have taken part for decades. >> it is a real honor to be able to be involved in this year after year. reporter: he was --mollie: to reserve a meal you can call -- they are also excepting donations. the state board of education approved new reading and math tests yesterday for all iowa students. it is called the smarter
balanced assessments and the board voted to put them in place for 2016-2017 school year. smarter balanced assessments were developed by a group of states, including iowa, to help improve teaching and better prepare students for success in college. the new tests must be approved by a legislative committee before they can be put into place. three high school football state championships are on the line today. 8-man, class a, and class 3a teams are at the uni dome to fight for their titles. in 8-man, don bosco is trailing marcus -- marcus-meriden-cleghorn, that is in the third quarter. in class a, akron-westfield takes the field with gladbrook-reinbeck at 1:30 this afternoon. and norwalk and pella will fight for the class 3a championship tonight. that's at 7:00 p.m. and you can look for results from these games tonight on kcci at 5:00, 6:00, and 10:00. turning to national headlines , los angeles county authorities say a police officer in the city
police headquarters. right now, the hunt is on for at least one suspect but no arrests have been made. a large perimeter has been set up and several apartment buildings have been evacuated as swat officers sweep the area. and a police officer was shot in arlington, texas. authorities there say the unidentified officer was shot while trying to make an arrest about 9:00 this morning. the suspect in this shoong remains on the run as well. the officer is listed in serious condition at a dallas hospital. former subway spokesman jared fogle returned to court in indianapolis this morning to learn his fate. u.s. district judge tanya walton pratt is scheduled to sentence fogle after formally accepting his plea of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, as well as distributing and receiving child pornography. fogle agreed in august to plead guilty to the charges. prosecutors are seeking a 12 and a half year sentence while fogle's attorneys have asked for
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. mollie: he probably no holiday deals are already popping up online, days ahead of black friday and cyber monday. many people will take time out of their workday to knock off items on their shopping lists, even if it's against company policy. as danielle nottingham reports, a new survey suggests more and more companies are relaxing their rules and allowing employees to sneak in a bargain hunt. reporter: it can be hard to resist a good deal online, especially when you are at the office. >> sometimes i will speak in a little extra time for my eating
time and go online and get some. shopping done reporter: a new survey found 25% of coveney's allow unrestricted access to shopping sites. up 10% from 2012. another 48% of businesses allow it but monitor workers were excessive use. >> a lot of companies have accepted rather than try to prevent it, let's accept it within reason and let's have a process around it so we can get work done during the holiday season. reporter: about 25% of workers admitted their bosses caught him red-handed but only 50% of them were reprimanded for shopping on -- 15% were reprimanded for shopping on the clock. >> amazon prime called to me. reporter: are you are you are getting caught? >> know, everybody does it. reporter: one in five employees your productive because they don't have to leave the office to shop. >> you can truly make your purchase, scheduled delivery and get right back to work in a more
reporter: not everyone is free to bargain hunt online just yet. a quarter of companies surveys still block online access to shopping sites completely. daniel nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. mollie: most companies that allow shopping sites monitor employees were excessive use. 28% of employees believe their coworkers are not pulling their weight when they shop on company time. in other news, washington's governor has declared a state of emergency as residents fight floodwaters in the western part of the state. tuesday's powerful storm is being blamed for the death of three people. neighbors are helping each other to salvage what they can. plus tens of thousands are still in the dark. power crews from across the state raced to restore power but some people could remain without power trhough the weekend. and the cleanup is underway after he went to restore moved through kansas, dropping of the 20 inches of wet, heavy snow there. national guard teams were out
state looking for stranded drivers. jason, is that what is heading our way. jason: we will see snow, absolutely. an exciting about for snow lovers. stay inside for a bit and wait get cleaned up. we are not talking about today. for tomorrow morning through saturday morning. a good portion of the state is included. if you are highlighted in this blue area, expecting impactful amount of snow to make its way to your neck of the woods throughout the day tomorrow. mainly afternoon into the evening. today we been fighting up as winds. gusts upwards of 50 miles per hour. mid to upper 30's. a bit late discomfortable winds, if that is a word. upper 20's for your wind chill temperatures. not going to get a whole lot
more on that. air temperature sits at 43 right now. winds gusting fairly strong. 24 miles per hour in the metro. in the evening we take it down to 26 degrees. by 6:00 in the morning with wind chills like the feeling in the mid to upper teens. we start to see some sign of snow as we head through early afternoon hours. at noon we may see a snowflake or two. i think will hold off until after that. at least your morning commute is looking safe. i have not seen many signs of that system just yet. got a case of the clear some north platte through des moines and these words -- eastward from their. as we head into the next 24 hours he can see the change that is upon us. the wind maker continues to push northeast. that will keep the winds a little bit lighter the morning hours and the next system pushes and. you can see the blues and white and dark lose. that is the snow -- dark blues. that is the snow heading towards our direction.
throughout the day today we will see scattered cloud cover. by the morning tomorrow when we start see the first signs of the next system the signs will be cloud cover and early morning hours and this continues to push eastward. you can see the fine certain develop mainly north of the metro to around sioux city and fort dodge before it overtakes all of us. you can see some of the darker blues are heavier snow. it can be half an inch to one inch in spots. keep your wits about you as you drive home tomorrow. we have got a positive smattering of snow all across iowa at this point. 6-7 inches broadly across the state although we could see some places seen higher totals and that. again, keepsake tomorrow and plan on snow. 44 is will we talk out today with the wind chills down to 30 degrees. a cool one out there for us today. at least we pack in the sunshine and we will be doing that for too long.
tonight, 26 degrees. over the next few days it will be dropping off. we get the snow and then we get the cold. 28 degrees is your high temperature on saturday. if you look at morning lows. mollie: 11? no. 50 by next week. concentrate on that. can you name iowa's richest man? todd magel can because he met him. here's a preview of his special report coming up tonight at 10:00. reporter: he looks like any farmer you might see in iowa. no fancy suits, no limousines, no mansions. he can afford all of it. gary stein is worth at least $3 billion. what is it like to be a millionaire? -- billionaire? >> doesn't seem like it's different anything else? i don't think about it that much. i try to do what we do and have fun when we do it.
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>> it is so fun. there are free libations. a great time to do a little shopping. mollie: it has become one of the best traditions in des moines. the east village promenade kick off the holiday season this coming friday from 5:00 until 9:00. cathy sampson is the owner of the east village spot and cochair of the promenade this year. rob is from britain plaza. thank you so much for coming in today. can't believe it's time already. guest: i know. it might feel like it on friday. mollie: i think you timed it perfectly with a little bit of snow to get us into the season. what is going to take place friday? guest: this is the 14th year of the historic east village
5:00 to 9:00 that businesses will be openly with festive open houses. we will have skating and a premier celebration at brenton plaza. santa will be in the neighborhood. free trolley drives -- rights. superheroes and princesses and carolers and lots of surprises. mollie: how has east village expanded? guest: every year there are -- there is something new. you never know when you'll find a new favorite shop. there are restaurants, bakeries, new wine bar, some boutiques for all ages. even children now. mollie: and for some people who might unaware these villages? guest: the majority of activity is going on from brenton plaza to the state capital from about grand down the wall that. -- walnut. mollie: santa and it's
reletting. what is going to take place? guest: we open it noon tomorrow at the weather works out for everybody and it sounds like it's going to. the festivities start at 6:00. the tree lighting will be at 6:10 and that is when santa arrives. they will have a nice sculpture this year because it is our 10 year anniversary. the kids can actually watch them sculpted big chunk of ice. then they can have their picture taken by the ice sculpture. we brought in a large christmas tree. we have a large tree down there for the special anniversary. mollie: skate sprinting? -- skate renting? guest: we have hockey and figure skates. if you have your own skates you can save four dollars but if he need them, we rent them. we have ice scooters for the children if they can't quite stand up. we also have a broom ball league
any people who like to play blue -- broom ball without the skates, check out our website. mollie: that sounds like it will be snowing which we perfect for this. when and where and how do we -- parking available? guest: in the east village there is on street parking. we recommend parking north or south of locusts. there is the ramp up by the capital. by the plaza down by city hall there will be parking. and i say don't come down. check out the neighborhood and find a new favorite shop or restaurant. mollie: lots of photo ops. guest: and come hungry. mollie: and with your pocketbook full of money ready for shopping. one-stop shop. guest: support local and kick
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and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. jason: we have got a breezy day upon us right now. feel like temperatures in the mid-30's. the snow does not start tonight or tomorrow morning. as we head through the afternoon tomorrow is when we will see that. 30 saturday morning. once that leaves, cold is upon us. mollie: we have been warned. thank you for joining us i owe about $68,000. i owe $44,000 in student loans. my plan, the new college compact, says you should not have to borrow money to pay