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kcci 8 news at noon is next. >> the most watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: right now at noon, a
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to pelt the metro. and while roads were just wet here in the metro a much , different story to the north and west of central iowa. you can see many roads are at least partially covered with freezing rain or snow. good afternoon, conditions are changing by the hour as the latest winter system moves through iowa. let's begin with frank on more for what we can expect this last day of november. frank: her to believe november is already over but temperatures, they are kind of our saving grace in des moines. 36 degrees. the temperature having a lot to do with what kind of your neighborhood. here is an interesting fact, the temperature cannot drop below the dew point so as long as the dew point stays above the 32 degree mark, that means we're freezing rain or snow in your
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on satellite radar, things a and west. fort dodge toward mason city and points to the north and west, some of that snow has been morning. in central iowa and points south, just rain. it is too warm for snow around here or even that freezing rain. rain in des moines, mix off to the north and west. so moderate snow off to the northwest, 4:00 temperature, 35. for the evening commute. there a winter storm warning in effect for northwestern iowa until 6:00 tomorrow. a winter weather advisory story does not include polk county.
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governor terry branstad again addressed growing concerns about private healthcare companies taking over management of iowa's medicaid program. statistics show that people with medicaid are five times more likely to see a doctor than those with no health insurance. but the governor says the plan to privatize has worked in other states and he says he sees no reasons not to expect the same results and iowa. gov. brandstad: those of us that are in other systems, it is a managed care system, and i think it has worked effectively, and effectively in other states. i said it -- i see no reason why iowa. judge recommended throwing out one of the four contracts awarded to private companies set medicaid program this january. the judge says florida-based wellcare did not disclose information about fraud or mismanagement involving former executives. wellcare says it is challenging
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the ruling. des moines police say they are still trying to track down a suspect in a deadly shooting on court avenue. 21-year-old edmanuel perez was hurley-boyd was injured early sunday. several reported attacks over the past year in the court avenue area. police say they plan to take another look at the way they patrol court avenue. a man was shot during an attempted robbery last night around 11:00 on the 2900 block of cottage grove. he was able to talk with officers when they arrived, saying that two men robbed him and his friend, and then drove off. two black men were seen running down an alley. the victim was taken to the hospital and his condition is not available. in national headlines, the man accused of opening fire at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado springs is set to make his first court appearance today. robert dear is accused of killing a police officer and two
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civilians. that rampage touched off an hours-long standoff and shootout friday that also left nine other people in the hospital. jury selection begins today for one of six baltimore police officers charged in the death of freddie gray. the 25-year-old died in police custody, sparking days of violent protests. craig boswell has the latest from baltimore. it's new at noon. >> no justice, no peace. craig: demonstrators gathered outside the courthouse as baltimore braced for the first of six trials in connection with the april arrest and death of freddie gray. >> we want convictions and we want jail for killer cops in baltimore city. craig: officer william porter faces manslaughter and other charges for his alleged role in the death of the 25-year-old who died of spinal injuries while in police custody. prosecutors say gray was illegally transported without a seat belt, and porter should have sought medical attention when gray showed signs of distress. the six officers involved will all have separate trials.
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porter's trial will set the tone in a fragile city that exploded with violence after gray's death. >> i think people are willing to let the judicial process go forward. we are waiting to hear the what happened to freddie gray, and what evidence the prosecution will present. craig: once selected, the 12 jurors will not be sequestered, but must remain anonymous. porter faces up to ten years in prison if convicted of the most serious charges. craig boswell, cbs news, baltimore. mollie: officer porter's attorney has said it will impossible to find an impartial jury in baltimore. porter has pleaded not guilty. are you one of them? americans shopping online from work and from home today and billion this cyber monday. if the predictions hold, that would mark a 12% increase from last year. big online retailers like amazon and walmart are competing for
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shoppers, with discounts on hot items like tech gifts and toys. still ahead, security is tight as the largest ever summit on climate change takes place in france. and pope francis concludes his visit to the central african republic by venturing into the volatile muslim enclave.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci eight news at noon. with mollie cooney. mollie: a new era of cyclones football has begun. new coach matt campbell is being introduced at this hour to the media in ames. we take you there live for more. >> a team that rushed for more yards, has when 80% of the games. 80% of the games. the team that rushed for more yards was in a one possession game 90% of the time. and of the other 10%, half the time it was a team that was an
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unranked team playing a ranked team. what does that tell you? you can run the ball in the big 12. you are going to be in the game or win the game any percent of the time. we need to identify who fit that need and it will be one that will surprise many of you, i'm sure, but i want to thank the former football coach of the university of minnesota. we have a unique relationship that goes back, and it has been really enjoyable for me to be able to reach out to somebody that fits that identity and understands it, but is respected in this business, and help dust talk through -- helped us talk through who were those candidates that we really should be looking at. i want to thank some people that helped me identify who fit that best. the young men in our locker room. we asked our young men to give
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us characteristics of what they thought would help us achieve in the future. i also want to thank those young men for being unbelievably mature over the last week and a half as they went through a series of emotions that most people will never get a chance to experience. i also want to thank david harris, our senior athletics director, who was with me at my side throughout this entire process. a former football player at ole miss who has been here for 10 years, been with me for 14 years. to have a person with that -- of that caliber by your side has allowed us to get where we are at. why matt? number one, we were looking for a head coach. this job is hard enough without having to spend time trying to figure out what you were going to do and who you are going to
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do it with, as far as your assistance. mollie: you have been listening to iowa state athletic director jamie pollard, and we will rejoin when matt campbell addresses the media for the first time. president obama is in paris with nearly 150 other world leaders for the largest ever summit on climate change. security in the french capital is higher than ever in the wake of this month's terror attacks. cbs' margaret brennan reports from paris new at noon. margaret: the world's two biggest polluters, china and the u.s., kicked off the climate change summit. pres. obama: the united states of america not only recognizes our role in creating this problem, we embrace our ability to do something about it. margaret: a pledge made as smog climbed to the dangerously high levels in china. the goal in paris is to limit global warming to 3.6 degrees fahrenheit from pre-industrial levels. but the terror threat is
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diverting attention. the president's first stop on french soil was to pay his respects at the bataclan theater , site of the worst of the paris attacks. france remains on high alert. a 120,000 strong security force is stationed across the country. riot police have been deployed in unprecedented numbers on sunday. 174 protestors were arrested for defying the government ban on demonstrations. president obama also discussed the fight against isis with the presidents of france and china. and white house officials say he will likely have a shot at another difficult chat with russian president vladimir putin about his role in the battle against isis. margaret brennan, cbs news, paris. mollie: the paris conference runs until december 11, giving world leaders less than two weeks to lock down the first ever universal climate deal. pope francis is on his way back to italy after a three-nation african tour.
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the pope visited a mosque, where he urged peace between christians and muslims. his visit to the central african republic marks his first trip to an active war zone. despite security concerns, he was able to make the trip without incident. plenty to worry about weather-wise as the latest winter storm system makes its way across iowa. let's check back in with frank now, and i understand it is turning icy to the north. frank: just got a report from fort dodge that it is getting a little icy, a quarter inch of and the road. about the transition zone from the rain to the south and east and the snow to the north and times. been a rain event. this area of low pressure is spinning out to the west and it is right about there, and will
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and west, bringing that activity. fort dodge back into greene county, just off to the east of carroll, carroll is reporting snowfall as well as pocahontas. then you have this freezing mix. just rain and central iowa, ames through ankeny and des moines. a break through madison county continue to lift off to the north throughout the afternoon. we are seeing fog and rain. those are not frozen, temperatures well above freezing and the metro, 37 degrees wind out of the south, southeast at eight. much cooler to the north or temperatures are in the lower 30's, 32 in fort dodge, ames at 34. 37 in des moines and the moan i.
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there is that area of low continuing to lift off to the north, wrapping around heavy snow in the dakotas and minnesota. on the backside, it will bring afternoon hours on tuesday. notice 1:00, doing a good job of picking up with that rain-snow transition happens just off to the north and west of the metro. for the most part, we just see rain in des moines. to the north and greene county, you might see a wintry mix. then he transitions to snell, but later accumulations in des moines tonight -- we dry out early in the day on tuesday, and then we mit wrap in a little more snow on the backside late tuesday into the evening hours, at that will be very light snow as the system starts to pull out. how much will we see?
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mainly rain in des moines and sections of southeastern iowa. back to the north, a wintry mix with less than three weeks of snow -- three inches of snow expected. rockwell and carroll, three to six inches, and five to eight inches around sioux city and back in the southeastern section of south dakota. it is going to be a mess of further west you go. mainly rain here, but off to the northwest, it starts to transition to the wintry mix and then snow. could pick up on a few flurries in des moines. 8 day forecast, i forgot to get rid of the turkey. thanksgiving was last week. mollie: it is left over turkey. frank: the turkey will be happy on wednesday, 38 degrees. mollie: have you ever regifted a gift? that's the theme of a play opening in ankeny this weekend,
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and you may want to think twice about regifting after you see "regifting," next on iowa's news leader. >> it is an honor for me to be the next head football coach. it has been a whirlwind 72 hours and jamie had the nail on the head, it has been crazy. as fate has led us here, i am beyond thankful and beyond grateful to be the new leader of this football program. this process truly does not happen without the vision, and i think you guys know, the persistence of tremendous leaders. one of the finest athletic directors in the country who quite honestly has built one of the most incredible athletic departments in the entire country, and that is jamie pollard.
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right fit for him, and i think as you get to know me, it is all about people. it had to be the right fit for myself and my beautiful family. jamie told the story, and jamie told the correct. two years ago we have the great opportunity to come here and play football game. for whatever reason that day, we got here about two hours and 45 minutes before the game started so i am nervous constantly. i said, i'm going to go out and walk around, and i want to see this place. as we came in, i was just so impressed with the fans and energy and excitement that surrounded this place. and see what this is about. live to matt campbell as he
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tony seema mollie: the holidays are in full swing and the ankeny community theater has just the ticket.
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"regifters." >> the title does some it up. it is all about a couple. they receive a gift and they have no idea what it is so they regift it. they find out it is very valuable when they find out it was regifted again. mollie: we are just going to have to go see it. we do not know the first time what is in the gift. you are directing, and you both are characters. >> i play loren cunningham. she really likes the holidays, really likes to have a nice house and host parties, and she is kind of a neat freak. her mother-in-law recently moved in with them and she is kind of making a mess of the place and getting on lauren's nerves.
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mollie: you are the mother-in-law. are you a good mother in law or bad mother-in-law? my son or daughter in law. my reaction to christmas and my beliefs are more of a religious belief. my daughter in law's are more a commercial belief so it is intertwining the two into the household, into the decorations on the tree, into what the real belief of christmas is, and that causes a little bit of friction really love to have some grandchildren. off. message? >> it is a christmas show so there is a message at the end. it is an incredible comedy. we are still struggling to get to get through our own laughter.
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the producer and i actually have a bet on who is going to lose it on the stage. mollie: it is a contemporary, the author is from iowa. >> my mom knows him. together. robert lynn wrote the play. may,? >> we are trying to get him to come. the show starts this friday, december 4 and runs until the 20th. it is friday night and saturday night at 7:30, and sunday and two clock -- 2:00. reservations are highly recommended. they are filling up because this is very funny and we are very popular. mollie: good for all ages? >> unfortunately not.
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i would recommend not only buying one for yourself, but by tickets for someone else and
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mollie:for twenty years. something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs to be fixed. then, it was about health reform and getting eight million kids covered. now, it's about stopping republicans from repealing obamacare, and taking on insurance companies to bring down drug prices. i'm not going to let any family be deprived of healthcare. i'm not going to let the republicans rip up obamacare and throw it away.
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