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thank you so much for joining us on kcci eight news this morning weekend. it is 5:00 on saturday, december 5. frank: it looks like this weekend is looking pretty nice temperature-wise, and i think we will see the sunshine for most of the day today. 36 in des moines, 32 in ames. this is around where we should be in the afternoon for high temperatures, so well above average. if you look back just 24 hours ago, we are nine degrees warmer in des moines and almost 20 degrees warmer this hour than 24 hours ago in sioux city. time, sunshine and 48. 3:00, low 50's. clouds could lead to a slight chance of rain index 12 to 24
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alyx: des moines police investigating another homicide in the city. around 2:00 this morning officers responded to 2020 east 14th street. when officers arrived they found an adult male deceased inside the home. when other person has been transported to the hospital for treatment. witnesses are being interviewed and police are processing the scene. right now, the fbi says it is now investigating the california mass shooting that left 14 dead and 21 wounded, as an act of terrorism. investigators say at least one of the killers had pledged allegiance to isis. sally kidd has the latest from washington. sally: as the first 911 calls came in alerting police to the grisly massacre, the fbi says suspected killer tashfeen malik took a moment to pledge her allegiance to isis using an alias on facebook. it's just one piece of evidence that has led the fbi to call
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>> the investigation so far has developed indications of radicalization by the killers and potential of inspiration by foreign terrorist organizations. sally: malik and husband sayed farook, both heavily armed, opened fire at a holiday luncheon wednesday, then died hours later in a shootout with police. among the evidence, police cite extensive planning, explosives, high powered weapons and the digital trail the couple left behind, including two crushed cell phones found in a trash can. >> we do hope the digital fingerprints left by these 2 individuals will take us toward their motivation. >> there hasn't been any clear smoking gun evidence. sally: the attorneys for farook's family caution against jumping to conclusions. >> when the fbi chief has literally come out and said that they have found no link to a larger terrorist group or
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listen to that and consider that. alyx: the 14 people killed in the attack range in age from 26 to 60. two of the wounded remain in critical condition this morning, and isis has claimed the couple is supporters of the group. presidential candidates sounding off about the shooting on the campaign trail in iowa friday. texas senator ted cruz was stumping at a johnston gun shop. presidential candidate ted cruz visited crossroads shooting sports in johnston. a visit just days after the deadly shootings in san bernardino. cruz says the tragic attack underscores the need for a president who will confront terrorism. cruz addressed critics who say the timing of his visit to a gun shop is in poor taste. sam twitchell is a gun owner who believes in stricter gun laws. he calls cruz's visit today -- or yesterday exploitative. ,>> it puts me in kind of a weird space because i like to shoot but i believe in strong gun control, and both of those
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alyx: cruz didn't get too specific on his plans to eliminate terrorism. he says the country needs to defeat islamic terrosism with targets across the globe, beginning with isis. more big stories this morning, 24-year-old dresean maurice barber is behind bars this morning, charged in connection with last weekend's homicide on court avenue. des moines police say barber faces first degree murder charges in the death of 21-year-old edmanuel perez and attempted murder for the shooting of andrew hurley-boyd. the shooting happened early sunday on court and 3rd avenue. a man was taken to the hospital after his truck veered off the highway and crashed into a house friday. it happened around 10:00 yesterday in the 1700 block of a.m. lyon street in des moines. police say the man may be had some medical issues, causing his truck to slam into a pole, jumped a fence, and side swipe a
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a neighbor tells kcci something similar happened at her home in may and wants the dot to put up a wall. dot officials say they're not aware of the request to put in a wall or higher fence there. a woodward-granger student athlete is in the intensive care unit at mercy hospital. 16-year-old drew jacobsen collapsed at basketball practice wednesday night. he is in stable condition, but it is critical this morning. drew's father tells kcci his son , a three sport athlete and straight a student went into cardiac arrest twice friday morning, but his heart is now beating on its own. he says doctors aren't sure what caused the heart problems but drew will need a defibrillator implanted in his heart. >> when he decides to do something, he goes all out. i cannot wait until he can walk out of here and give people a rough time. alyx: jacobson asked us to thank employees at woodward-granger, all the emergency responders, and the staff at mercy who have helped his son the past 48 hours. time now, 5:06 on your saturday morning.
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the boys in gold and black. frank: the weather for them will be great, just like here temperatures well above average. we have mainly clear skies, a few clouds rolling in out to the west and i think that will be the trend as we head throughout the rest of the day. there is indianapolis, they are under some low clouds and fog this morning. otherwise, temperatures feeling good. look at minneapolis, 40. indianapolis is in the upper 20's. forecast today looking good, maybe just a slight chance of rain by the end of the day off to the west as a frontal system passes through. minneapolis, partly cloudy, 49. -- indianapolis, partly cloudy, 49.
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the countdown is on to kick off. we are now just under 14 hours from game time in indy. players and fans are gearing up for the big 10 championship game tonight. the undefeated 12-0 hawkeyes are taking on the 11-1 michigan state spartans. right now the hawkeyes are ranked 4th in the latest cfb poll with the spartans ranked 5th. black and gold fans have been filling into indy since early friday. and it has not been hard to find an iowa connection right in indianapolis at the brickyard. kcci's ryan smith takes us inside the unique spot. ryan: during a trip to take part in an historic hawkeye season dick dalton took time to appreciate the past. >> the boar size, that's unbelievable. a seven inch boar that's like an old john deere tractor. ryan: inside the indianapolis motor speedway museum up to 90 classics kept in pristine condition. >> i don't know whether you could do this in a day and do it
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ryan: many of them formerly indy 500 winners. this one the original #1 from 1911. >> it's probably about 98% original, we think it's the third coat of paint but new tires but it's original body work. ryan: donald davidson's passion for speed convinced him to immigrate to indiana from great britain. he's now the speedway's historian. >> i think a lot of people come to the museum throughout the year that maybe don't even know a great deal about racing but the track is so well known that it is just like going to westminster abbey or the roman colliseum. ryan: the brickyard is not only indiana's top attraction. it's the largest sports venue in the world. it holds nearly 300,000 people . walking the track here at the indianapolis motor speedway is truly an unbelievable site. it is massive. the track itself runs to one
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the house, you're only getting to see half the track. back inside the museum for a closer look at the classics we found one on display with an iowa connection. the #10 duesenberg formerly called the mason. >> a mason was an automobile company out of mason city, iowa. by 1914 they were duesenberg's but they were the same cars and around that time, they moved to des moines, iowa. ryan: giving iowa fans who know little about the sport a reason to stop by. >> i don't watch many races on tv but it's something to see. anybody should see it once. alyx: that was ryan smith reporting. again, kick-off set for just after 7:00 tonight. you can catch the game on fox. then trust kcci for complete straight ahead and commitment news christie's concerns. recent california shooting. and why he says he's the most qualified to lead the nation. plus, clinton in iowa. hillary gave her take on gun control while visiting iowa
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends with alyx sacks and
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frank: good saturday morning, welcome back. the time now is just about 5:13. look at these temperatures from yesterday, pretty nice. 52 in des moines. lamoni and ottumwa in the low 50's. the wake-up temperatures this morning not feeling too bad. in des moines, we are at 35. fort dodge this hour is at 37. we have some clouds out in western iowa that will be starting to filter through the state as we head throughout the afternoon hours. i think we see more sunshine in the morning hours and build in more clouds throughout the afternoon and evening hours. look at those temperatures. we dip a little bit tomorrow as the system pulls through. the rest of the 8 day forecast, all in the 50's.
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going to be a good-looking week. alyx: des moines police are investigating a homicide at 2020 east 14th street. we are told there was an altercation reported by the home and they requested police and medics. officers found an adult male deceased inside the home and another person was taken to the hospital for treatment. we will have the latest from the investigation throughout the morning. alyx: now to commitment news new , poll numbers for the republican candidates this morning. donald trump is once again alone at the top. a new cnn/orc poll shows 36% of registered republicans and republican leaning independents support trump. texas senator ted cruz is his nearest competitor. he trails by 20 points. dr. ben carson is in third place, followed, by florida senator marco rubio. mr. christie: if a center for
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san bernardino, california is a target for radical terrorism then every place in america is a , target. alyx: republican presidential candidate chris christie was in central iowa friday speaking to the iowa association of electrical cooperatives about the threat of terrorism. the new jersey governor told the group he is best qualified to lead the nation in the fight against isis due to his experience in new jersey after 9/11. our chief political reporter cynthia fodor sat down with the governor to talk about his concerns following the california mass shooting now being investigated as an act of terrorism. cynthia: you said as soon as you saw it happening you thought it was act of terror. mr. christie: yeah, and this is why experience matters. i turned to my wife and said, this is not workplace violence. this is terrorism. cynthia: you said yesterday the mass shootings are evidence we're already tangled in the
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what do you mean like that -- what do you mean by that? mr. christie: will not look like the first 2, it's not nation states fighting each other. it's going to be movements like al qaida and isis looking to radicalize the world. cynthia: and what would you do as president to fight isis? mr. christie: fight them there and here, here,so here you enhance intelligence and law enforcement to intervene on these plots before they happen. we need to be more aggressive overseas with our allies, both arab and nato, to bring the fight to them there to distract them from being able to plot and plan here. cynthia: you say you are most experienced to take this on? mr. christie if you want someone : to fight terrorism, i have done it already. i have done it for seven years as u.s. attorney after nine/11, fought 2 of the largest terrorism prosecutions in justice dept history.
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enforcement had tools they needed. i won't need an owner's manual when i get to the oval office or a tutorial, i have done it. alyx: as for gun violence, christie says we don't need more gun control laws. california has the strictest and that didn't stop the shootings. he says we need to work with the mentally ill and get criminals behind bars. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton sounded much different than other candidates friday. she talked stricter gun laws at iowa central community college. kcci's rose heaphy has more from fort dodge. rose: presidential candidate hillary clinton spoke for just under an hour here at iowa central community college. first hitting the tough topics such as the recent san bernardino shooting and then she turned it over to the audience. ms. clinton. we don't want guns to fall in the hands of mentally ill people , stalkers, domestic abusers, or terrorists. i'm going to continue to advocate for smart sensible gun safety measures.
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people on the no fly list from being able to buy a weapon. rose: from gun issues clinton moved to building the infrastructure and building upon president barack obama's economic plans. ms. clinton we've got to make : sure that we keep making good paying jobs and we've got to get american workers a raise. rose: people brought their questions, looking for answers on college debt and alzheimer's research. ms. clinton i'm focusing on the : caregiving side of this and , then in a few weeks i'll be rolling out my own comprehensive overall plan and it includes a much a greater commitment of research dollars. rose: overall mental health is another issue clinton wants to focus on. in a press conference following the event, she explained how increased help could impact the recent shootings. ms. clinton it's not only about : trying to intervene and prevent people from doing the
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in the last several years but it is also just about the wear and tear on human beings. rose: voters tell me they like her tough but also caring stance. right now according to the latest quinnipiac poll she is leading amongst likely iowa caucus voters. in fort dodge, rose heaphy, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. alyx: right now in iowa, hillary clinton is polling at 51% among democrats, followed by bernie sanders with 42 and martin o'malley trailing behind with 4%. plenty of presidential candidates in iowa throughout the weekend. carly fiorina, ben carson, ted cruz, rand paul, and rick santorum all set to attend the rising tide summit in cedar rapids today. look for coverage of that event on kcci this evening. and coming up tonight on "matter of fact" with fernando espuelas. fernando sits down with debbie wasserman schultz, chair of the democratic national committee. california congressman dana rohrabacher, vice chair of the science, space and technology
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warming skeptic. he will also be sitting down with dean obeidallah, an arab american comic who uses humor to challenge stereotypes of muslims. that is all tonight on "matter of fact" right here on kcci at 6:30. and on kcci's close up we'll sit down with presidential candidate rick santorum. we'll discuss the recent shooting in california and his plan to defeat terrorism. that is coming up sunday at 10:30 right after "face the nation." you are having to scrape your windows out there but it sounds like today is going to be just gorgeous. frank: these wake-up temperatures looking pretty good. ames at 32. 35 here in des moines. we should be about 37 degrees for our afternoon high temperatures so when we are waking up to that, we are doing well.
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little blustery out of the south , and eventually the southwest as the system pulse through. -- pulls through. look at these temperatures. 48 by noon. 52 our high temperature at 3:00. notice how i put in a few more clouds as we head throughout the afternoon and evening. that is in advance of a system that will be pulling through. the average temperature this time of year, 37 degrees. we are headed up. look at satellite radar. we have clouds starting to filter into the west. there is a system that will be pulling some light snowflakes into the four corners region and far western portions of never ask a, but we will not get in -- western portions of nebraska, that we will not get in on that.
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tonight into the early morning hours on sunday. all afternoon, maybe just a few chance of showers after midnight. we will start the day with we head throughout tomorrow afternoon, and temperatures feeling pretty nice. dropping a few degrees but still in the mid 40's. clouds rolling in this afternoon. 35 the low tonight, could see a few showers. notice the wind switching out of the west. look at monday, low 50's and sunshine, and the great weather sticks around tuesday, in the mid-50's, and we and the week still in the 50's. >> the hawkeyes will have their hands full that they have been winning all season l i was not aware of how much acidity was in my diet.
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been, 12-0, the winning-est season in iowa history. can i make it 13-0? we are right around the corner from kickoff. andy garman joins us from lucas oil stadium in indianapolis. andy: we are just a few hours away from kickoff for the big ten football game between the iowa hawkeyes and mitchell jen -- michigan state spartans. the hawkeyes come in with plenty of confidence. they can come in and win this game but their coach says she can state is the toughest challenge they have faced all season long. >> for michigan state to go in to ohio state and win like they did, that was really impressive. it was a one-sided match. you have got to give them a lot of credit.
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saturday. there are a lot of good teams on both sides of the divisions. andy: the game tonight is on fox but espn has brought college game day here. yesterday i got the chance to talk to kurt kurt street. he told me the hawkeyes have a chance of winning tonight. >> they are doing everything right. when you watch the game, they are winning field position, turnover margin, they are not self-destructing. controlling the line of scrimmage. things, then you can win. andy: kick time is just after 7:00 iowa time. we will have complete coverage on iowa's sports leader. i am andy garman. scott: we are looking forward to it, 7:17.
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11-1. 15th ranked uni are alive and well. iran two, -- they are coming over a win against eastern illinois. uni's volleyball team took marquette in the fifth set but lost. the final record for the season is 19-50. cyclones looking good but not as good as this. 11 kills against the host
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>> the most viewed morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. alyx: breaking news now at 5:32, homicide investigation. where police were called overnight and what we know so far. plus taking a stand. , the new york times is showing
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how they are speaking out and , the latest developments from the shooting in san bernardino. des moines police investigating another homicide in the city. around 2:00 this morning officers responded to the 2000 block of east 14th street. when they arrived, they found an adult male deceased inside the home. one person was transported to the hospital for treatment. witnesses are being interviewed and officers are processing the scene. you can count on kcci for the latest throughout the morning. right now, the new york times is using space on its front page to call for great gun regulation. this in the wake of recent deadly mass shootings. the publisher says the newspaper is running its first page editorial since 1920 today. it's to deliver a strong and visible statement of frustration and anguish. in california, a package addressed to the home of the husband and wife behind the
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the bomb squad. take a look at this video. this is from earlier. authorities say a southern california ups facility has been evacuated because a driver noticed the package. this morning, isis announced the couple has supported the group. now the fbi is investigating the deadly shooting as an act of terrorism. new information that's been uncovered indicates at least one of the suspects pledged allegiance to isis. danielle nottingham has the latest from san bernardino. danielle: the fbi has now classified the holiday party massacre in san bernardino as an act of terrorism. cbs news has learned that just before the attack, 28-year-old tashfeen malik pledged her support to isis and its leader, abu bakr al baghdadi under an alias on facebook. >> so far we have no indication that these killers are part of a organize larger group or formed part of a cell. danielle: law enforcement sources tell cbs news there's no
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ordered or directed by isis. malik and her husband, syed farook ambushed and killed 14 people inside a social services building wednesday. the farook family's attorneys say the couple did not appear to have extreme religious views. >> none of the family members had any idea this was going to take place. they were totally shocked. danielle: investigators are analyzing electronic evidence including two smashed cell , phones found in a garbage dumpster to learn more about the couple's motives. cameras were allowed inside the couple's home friday, half-eaten food was found near toys and child's bedding. saira khan says her brother was private, as was his wife. >> she was also shy and quiet and kept to herself, did not talk much, but nice. danielle: investigators are still working to determine why the couple targeted the party. danielle nottingham, cbs news, san bernardino, california. alyx: this year alone 56 people
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with supporting isis. also in california, a vigil was held last night for the victims of the deadly shooting. people gathered holding candles and a man was playing amazing grace on a bagpipe. more big stories this morning. 24-year-old dresean barber is behind bars, charged in connection with last weekend's homicide on court avenue. des moines police say barber faces first degree murder charges in the death of 21-year-old edmanuel perez and attempted murder for the shooting of andrew hurley-boyd. the shooting happened early sunday on court and 3rd avenue. a man was taken to the hospital after his truck veered off the highway and crashed into a house. it happened around 10:00 friday morning in the 1700 block of lyon street in des moines. police say a medical issue may have been why the man's truck slammed into a pole, jumped a fence and side swiped a car before crashing into the home. a neighbor tells kcci something similar happened at her home in may and wants the dot to put up a wall. >> it's just another accident
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put them back there tolay. they can't go back there anymore . it's too dangerous. alyx: dot officials say they're not aware of a request to put in a wall or higher fence there. time now, 5:36 under saturday morning. a lot of folks will be up late tonight watching the hawkeyes play. are you one of them? frank: no, i am not one of them. i am trying to be a good sport. everyone knows i am a big cyclones fans. 33 in mason city, 35 in des moines. feeling pretty good this morning. just over the past 24 hours, sioux city is 19 degrees warmer. seven degrees warmer for ames. take a look at our day planner, a mild start this morning with temperatures in the mid to upper 30's. sunshine for the morning and early afternoon, 48 by
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temperatures feeling great in the low 50's, but can we hang onto them? details coming up. alyx: thank you, frank. we're now about 13 hours away from kick-off in the big 10 football championship game. the number 4 ranked and undefeated iowa hawkeyes take on 5th ranked michigan state in indianapolis. the players are already there, and so are thousands of hawk fans. bars and restaurants in indy are getting a boost in business. and some are going the extra mile to make hawkeyes feel right at home. kcci's ryan smith has more. >> downtown is really nice, couldn't pick a better venue to have this at. ryan: walk a block in downtown indy it's impossible to be left out of the loop. the big ten has taken over. a sell-out crowd expected at lucas oil stadium means out-of-town fans will flood the streets, helping boost local business. >> we just want everybody who comes into town to have a great experience. that's the overall goal for all the business surrounding here.
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hospitality hawkeye fans look no further than the claddagh irish pub. inside the pub is decked out in streamers, balloons and signs all rooting for iowa. >> we had iowa fans in the city before and they were great welcome them back. so the claddagh has opened our arms to all the iowa fans. >> just taking it all in, it's going to be awesome. alyx: very exciting. indianapolis ahead of today's game. many spent the day walking around the big ten fan fest held at the indiana convention center. take a look at that. lots to do there including indoor football, basketball, and live trivia. of course spartan fans were , doing the same, but they kept them the separate -- they y pt them separate. but hawkeye fans tell kcci black and gold is dominating downtown indy. >> i've been here for like an hour now it is 90% iowa fans. there's a few michigan state fans. yeah it's all hawkeyes. , if you look out at this
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little hawkeye fans running around. alyx: again, the kickoff set for just after 7:00 tonight. you can catch the game on fox. then trust kcci for complete post-game coverage on kcci 8 news at 10:00. still ahead on kcci, new high-tech eye wear. how it promises to help the visually impaired. and the cyclones aren't going anywhere this bowl season, but a new poll shows why they should be happy to stay home. we'll tell you why ames has been selected the best college town in the country, next. wake up in your first home. wake up in a home you've made a bit bigger. wake up in a home with a new address. wake up in a home that doesn't even have an address. as your life evolves, your dream home evolves too, and protecting it takes committed support. at american family insurance we support your dreams. see how you can save with
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frank: good saturday morning. we do have some clouds starting to stream in out to the west in advance of a system that might bring us a chance of a shower later on tonight into the early portion of the day tomorrow. look at these temperatures, sioux city, 44. we could see a light shower out to the west. down to the south, looking ok, kansas city, 54. look at indianapolis today. we will have some clouds but temperatures near 50 degrees. it is hard to believe it is december. the first weekend in december, and look at this. sunshine today, 52. showers tomorrow morning very early in the morning hours, 45 degrees.
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continues in the 8 day forecast. alyx: a woodward-granger high school student collapsed during a drill at basketball practice. now he is in the intensive care unit. friends and family are still trying to process what happened. kcci's mark tauscheck spoke with his father. mark: this three-sport athlete and straight a student is now intubated in the pediatric intensive care unit at mercy. after collapsing at his basketball practice wednesday night, he lost his pulse twice at the school as medics worked to keep him alive. that night, he also lost his pulse at the hospital. he went into cardiac arrest twice this morning as well. >> as a parent, i can't understand how someone this healthy goes from practice to the state he's in. and i hope no parent ever has to go through this. mark: doctors aren't sure exactly what caused this but drew's father says his son will need a defibrillator implanted in his heart. >> when he decides to do
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mark: drew runs track, plays basketball after school, and football training in the morning. that's him sacking the quarterback. he says woodward granger high school has been overwhelmed by calls from competing schools who want to help. he says just send prayers right now. >> i cannot wait until he can walk out of here and give people a rough time. alyx: drew has been medically sedated since he's been at the hospital, his father said he agreed to an interview only because he wanted to publically thank the staff at woodward-granger, the firefighters, medics and mercy 1 air ambulance crew, and all the doctors and nurses who've helped his son the past 48 hours. in more local news ames takes , the number one spot on a national list. they got the high marks for cost of living minus rent and stem job opportunities. kcci's vanessa peng shows us what put ames on top. vanessa: iowa state students are studying in a town that's considered number one in the nation. >> i think that's pretty cool.
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it's not the city but it's pretty safe. vanessa: according to a new american institute for economic research list ames is the best college town in the u.s. >> you wouldn't think iowa would be the number one place just because it's the middle of nowhere with corn so that's pretty cool. vanessa: aier says the rankings were based on the price of rent, cost of living minus rent, clubs and restaurants and availability of arts & entertainment, unemployment rate and economic vitality. >> it provides objective validation i think, for what we have all felt that ames has , an awful lot to offer. vanessa: city leaders tell us they think the rating has a lot to do with the great relationship isu has with the city of ames and local companies. >> iowa state does a great job bringing people to ames to go to school but another thing we like to brag about is all of the great companies ames has that provide not only internships for students but also meaningful employment opportunities. vanessa: by the way, iowa city
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>> i like that. i'm not from iowa but being here for the last 3 years has definitely made me dislike iowa a little bit. alyx: ithaca, new york was right number two on that list. you can find the comomete list online on our website kcci.com. still ahead on kcci 8 news this morning weekend a generous gift , from a stranger. how far an act of kindnermet cheeseburger as much as anybody. and that's why we created the pub burger at culver's. my favorite cheeseburger starts with great beef.
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>> the weather is never more than five minutes away. only on kcci 8 news this morning. frank: welcome back. if you have been outside yet, you are probably thinking, this is not bad for december. clarion, 36. here in the metro, we are at 35 degrees. here is our airport skycam. temperatures in the mid 30's, the wind a little blustery out of the south, southeast today up near tents 20 miles for our. -- up near 10 to 20 miles an hour. time temperature, 48, low 50's by three. after sunset tonight we will start to cool down but still mild in the 30's by 9:00. notice some clouds out to the west. those of a filtering throughout
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notice the system out to the west with clouds and precipitation will be swinging through here in the next 12 to 24 hours. a cold front will be pulling through and we could see an isolated chance of rain after midnight tonight that may linger into the early morning hours on sunshine. we will break into -- anger into the early morning hours. we will break into sunshine. the best chance of rain will be around 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning. some clouds for tomorrow morning and sunshine for the afternoon, temperatures a few degrees cooler than they are today. 52, our high temperature today. the wind is a little breezy out of the south at 10 to 20.
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this. 45 tomorrow, 51 on monday, tuesday, 53. how about thursday, 55. the average this time of year is 37 degrees. it is hard to believe that next week is the first full week of december and it is not going to be feeling like it at all. alyx: it is not technically winter yet. frank: feeling really good. alyx: i walked outside without a jacket and it felt amazing. frank: not typical around here in december. alyx: thank you, frank. high-tech eyewear promises to help the visually impaired see better than ever before. hena daniels shows us how it works. hena: for the first time in his life, 17-year-old justin crilly feels like most other kids.
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things on my own. hena: things like helping his mom in the kitchen, or walking the dog and being able to see street signs or people's faces and expressions. when justin was 3 months old he suffered a brain injury. his parents were told his vision would never be the same. >> i worried about what happens when he leaves home. what happens when he goes to college. is he able to go to college and work independently? now i don't have to worry. hena: his mother, stacy, learned about esight, new goggles with a camera inside that can zoom up to 14 times the magnification of normal vision. >> all the controls are here. hena: users can also adjust brightness, contrast, and color. optometrist bill takeshita, who lost his own vision a few years ago, says this technology is a game changer. >> it is going to help so many people with macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other kinds of vision problems. hena: the digital goggles arent cheap. they currently cost $15,000 but stacy says the first time she
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>> it was a pretty amazing moment. hena: she knew it was worth it. hena daniels for cbs news smithtown, long island. alyx: it is amazing what technology can do. while e-sight is not covered by insurance the company offers services to help people afford the $15,000 device. users can also connect their goggles to computers or televisions to see screens up close. now for a little holiday spirit this morning, christmas arrived a little early for a bartender in ohio. she got a very generous tip from a stranger among the regulars. he tipped her $300 on a $32 tab after a nice conversation. homa bash has the story. >> i saw something written at the top of the check. homa: a simple message, scrawled on a receipt. >> i didn't have time to look, just stuck it in my thing. homa: and above a little smiley face, a $300 tip on a $32 meal. >> when i finally got to it and saw it, i was almost in tears, and almost passed out. homa: it was bartender amanda konecny's first customer of the day. in a bar full of regulars, a man
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he sat down here, ordered a beer, and made casual conversation she thought nothing of. >> he said his son was thinking about working here and he was asking about how our tipping system worked, so i told him how it worked, not thinking anything of it at the time. we got to talking about christmas lights and how my daughter is obsessed with christmas lights. homa: the note saying, thank you for the conversation, may your daughter have a merry christmas. so that's exactly who this extra gift is going to. a mystery santa for 3-year-old aria. >> i guess it was just right place, right time for me, which i'm so grateful for. alyx: still to come, the latest details in the california mass shooting.
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,ly gave much thought to the acidity in any foods. never thought about the coffee i was drinking having acids. it never dawned on me that it could hurt your teeth. my dentist has told me your enamel is wearing away, and that sounded really scary to me, and i was like well can you fix it, can you paint it back on, and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it. he told me to use pronamel. it's gonna help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee and to eat healthier, and it was a real easy switch to make. this holiday, ford america's best-selling brand is giving you more.
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the scene. this morning, isis says the company -- a couple time that california attack is in support of the group. the fbi is now investigating the deadly shooting in san bernardino, california as an act of terrorism. investigators say at least one of the killers had pledged allegiance to isis. on friday a package addressed to the home of the husband and wife behind the deadly attacks has brought out the bomb squad. a ups facility was evacuated as a precaution. and the countdown in indy is on. hawkeye players and fans are gearing up for today's big game against michigan state. the 4th ranked undefeated hawkeyes are set to take on the 5th ranked spartans. kick-off is set for just after 7:00 tonight. you can catch the game on fox. we have a team in indianapolis. they will give you all you need to know pregame wise, and post game coverage at 10:00. then back here at 8:00 on kcci 8
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time to get cooking. chef andrew will be here doing something special for your holidays. and, verizon will be here to show you the top tech gifts for christmas. we will have the latest on your overnight breaking news. frank: not so busy for me today. i will take it, 52 degrees today. [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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