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controversy. why some are saying court storming should be banned after thursday's cyhawk showdown. and chipotle concerns. how local restaurants are responding to an e. coli outbreak out west. good morning, everyone, thanks so much for choosing us to start your day on kcci 8 news this morning weekends. it is 5:00 on the dot. frank: we have some big changes coming. we have had great temperatures and that is going to be changing. we are waking up to some fog this morning down to the south, creston at three miles visibility, only a quarter of a mile for lamoni. it is worse to the south. a dense fog advisory in effect for warren county and jasper county, points to the south and east until 9:00 a.m. this
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keep that in mind if you are out and about, especially down to the south. 40 in the metro, 38 in ames. we are headed for a cloudy day today, 44 degrees. the rain moves in later on today. 51 by noon. temperatures in the mid-50's. alyx: fire officials investigating an early morning house fire at the 3000 block of east 8th street in des moines this morning. when crews arrived there were flames and smoke coming from the house, and no one was home at the time of the fire but they do believe someone lives there. the damage is estimated at $20,000. a des moines mother arrested for leaving her kids alone in an unlocked car at walmart. when customers spotted the three children alone inside a parked car they alerted police. security cameras show the mother inside walmart for 25 minutes. 24-year-old briana webb faces three charges of child
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the police report states the vehicle was not running and the temperature inside was 49 degrees. and two unopened containers of beer sat in the front cup holders as well. >> you just do not do that in a civilized society. you just don't leave children in a car at all unattended. whether you're going to be inside for five seconds versus five minutes. alyx: police said webb purchased around $20 worth of tobacco products. webb bonded out of the polk county jail friday but the case remains under investigation. we learned new developments yesterday, in a union county death investigation. the iowa dci and union county sheriff's office searched two homes in thayer friday. that's about 10 miles from where a hunter found the body of a 37-year-old woman. investigators tell kcci, one of the homes is dillinger's last-known address, but they aren't saying anything about a connection to the other home they were searching. ngor makuey was pronounced
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the 20-year-old used a metal spatula to beat to death 97-year-old rupert anderson. he also beat rupert's wife harriet in their des moines home in july 2014. makuey's attorney used the insanity defense during the trial, but witnesses said they saw no signs of mental illness. makuey brought from his home showed premeditation. cook, wasn't going over there to grow. he went over there and the first thing he did was club rupert anderson over the head with that spatula multiple times. alyx: maukey was found guilty of 1st degree murder, assault with intent to commit serious injury, robbery and theft. he faces a mandatory life sentence for the murder conviction and will be sentenced on january 4. to storm the court or not? it's the post-game celebration debate happening across the
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cyhawk showdown in ames. after iowa state came back to win by one point, fans stormed the court. during the craziness, des moines register columnist randy peterson suffered a compound fracture to his leg. fans we spoke to have different opinions but most told us they think fans should be allowed to storm the court. >> it's just something about college basketball especially to run on the court and you know to see people hugging the players and them hugging back and so it's fun and it helps kind of unite everybody. alyx: big 12 conference officials sent us this statement in part, "the host school handled its post game celebration protocol consistent with big 12 conference rules related to sportsmanship and ethical conduct. game management staff appropriately handled their primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of the
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administrative staffs." we want to know what you think. should schools crack down on fans storming the court or field? so far here are our results of our kcci now poll. we have about 39% saying yes, 61% say no. if you would like to vote you can call 200-1508. you can also go to our facebook or twitter page. frank: we are waking up drive for much of the region but that is going to be changing as we head throughout the day today. we are watching this system out to the west in the four corners region pulling through as we head throughout the day into the overnight hours, bringing us the chance of rain we have been talking about. temperatures today, kansas city, 61.
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we have a warm front setting up and to the north of that front, 30's in bismarck. as the system pulls through it moisture. notice it will be dry during the daytime hours today. the lane -- the rain moves in late today, 54 degrees today. you can bet on rain much of the day tomorrow, 59 degrees. will be drying out. a big-time cool out -- cool down in the 8 day forecast. alyx: so, how safe is the food you eat at restaurants? with all of the reports of people getting sick at chipotle restaurants across the country, we decided to check. kcci's rose heaphy reports. rose: amid nationwide health concerns, loyal customers are standing by chipotle. >> doesn't really scare me much. i do not think so. >> that's boston. we're in iowa. rose: thursday, boston college officials said 141 students got
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at a chipotle near campus. this, just weeks after customers in nine states got e. coli infections. to see if iowans should be concerned, kcci dug into the latest health reports. a november health inspection at the ames chipotle, showed one violation of reporting employee illnesses. inspection officials say this violation is not uncommon. >> in this particular case we had an employee, a person in charge, who was unable to adaquetely describe his or her role in the exclusion of employees, dealing with health. rose: an inspection this month, showed the restaurant had fixed the problem. >> so it falls to that person in charge to make sure that his or her employees are being cleanly. there's no cause to worry in the des moines area, in the iowa area. rose: but iowans say the recent health scares have them thinking twice. >> especially with all the other people getting sick and stuff like that. it could happen anywhere. alyx: that was rose heaphy reporting. one the ceo's told nbc he is deeply sorry about those who got sick. chipotle announced in a press
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restaurants will be adopting an enhanced food safety program. coming up on kcci, trump in town. who the candidate took aim at during last night's rally in des moines. is ben carson calling it quits?
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: good saturday morning, welcome back. waking up to temperatures that are not for this time of year, des moines almost 40 degrees. mid-30's in ames. we do have the clouds out there right now but we are not seen the rain yet. this activity to the north be just some light sprinkle activity that goes through algona, pocahontas. that will not be affecting most of us. the bulk of the moisture is still way far away so it is on its way. 47 in fort dodge, mid-50's in
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the rain comes this evening. here's the rain trend, notice how much of the day stays dry and as we head throughout the afternoon and evening hours, that is when the rain starts to pick up. these numbers are wrong. after 7:00 tonight is the best time for rain. mr. trump: if we win iowa, i think we are going to win everything after that. alyx: in his effort to win the republican nomination for president, donald trump was back friday night at the iowa state fairgrounds. he spoke to about 2000 people at the varied industries building. trump launched his first attacks against ted cruz, who is rising in the polls now. he questioned the senator's appeal to christian conservatives, saying not a lot of evangelicals come out of cuba, and asked how could cruz win iowa if he doesn't support
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mr. trump: the one guy that is doing pretty good with me in iowa is ted cruz, but with the ethanol, he has got to come a long way because right now he is for the oil. but when oil pays you a lot of money, you have to be for oil. i am with you. >> when nominated, what do you intend to do with ted cruz, will president? mr. trump: it is not a contest tween us and i would say that we certainly have things in mind for him to be honest with you. it is very important for me to win iowa. i could put less pressure on myself and i could say, i do not care about iowa, but i do care. i care so much, that is why i am here all the time.
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i think we win virtually every state in the union and it is over quickly. >> he is great. the honesty, says the way it is. it is the only way we need to go. >> he has your vote? >> i believe so. >> i think donald trump is speaking to the heart of what americans are thinking. i think he is saying what we were all thinking. alyx: one protestor did disrupt trump's speech. the crowd cheered loudly to drown him out and he was taken away. state troopers said there were also protestors outside who were removed demonstrating against trump's call earlier this week for a ban on muslims entering the country. he did not talk about his feelings on muslims and most of , the supporters there said they agree with him on that. he spoke for about a half hour and then answered questions for nearly an hour after that.
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hours to see trump. a new cbs news/new york times national poll shows trump with a near double digit lead on ted cruz who jumped to second. retired neurosurgeon ben carson now in third. marco rubio in fourth. and as the first votes in the race for the gop presidential nomination get closer, tension among the candidates is on the rise. stacey horst takes a closer look. stacy: ben carson is threatening to leave the republican party if gop leaders ignore the will of the voters. mr. carson: i have no intention of running as an independent but i certainly don't want to be a part of corruption. stacey: carson made the threat after a report the gop is making preparations for a so-called brokered convention. that's where the nominee is picked at the convention and not through primaries. ted cruz told donors behind closed doors he's not worried about carson or donald trump. mr. cruz: i believe gravity will bring both of those campaigns down. people are looking for who is prepared to be a commander in
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threats we face, who am i comfortable having their finger on the button? stacey: the billionaire businessman has maintained his lead in the polls despite his controversial call for a ban on muslims entering the country. alyx: the republican candidates will take the stage together tuesday in a debate in las vegas. you can catch it on cnn. and later tonight, tune into "matter of fact" with fernando espeulas. this weekend's show features senator lindsey graham, the presidential candidate locked in a never-ending war of words with rival donald trump. and republican strategist john feehery, on which gop candidate will break through. plus, wagering on elections is a safe bet when the online political stock market, predictit. that's tonight at 6:30, right here on kcci. frank: good morning. waking up with temperatures that are not bad for this time of
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our average high temperature is 35 degrees so we are well above that. 39 at the airport, the wind is calm, pressure is on the low side. here is today's forecast. temperature-wise, it is going to be looking great. notice how we stay dry for much of the day. after 7:00 is when we bring that chance of rain down to the south and it will pull into the metro later this evening, 52 by 9:00. satellite radar shows the clouds. you will notice some moisture as an impulse starts to pull its way in from out to the west and that is what we will have to keep our eye on. we do have a area of low pressure over the state, but notice as this warm front lifts through the state it brings a lot of moisture with it.
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be: as down to start the week. we have been enjoying these great temperatures. that is about to change. we will show you these numbers and your 8 day forecast. it is mainly cloudy today but by about 8:00 tonight the rain starts to pull in, first to the south, then to central iowa, and it will last throughout much of the day on sunday. the system finally pulls out early in the day on monday. could even see a few flurries in western iowa very early in the day. quite a bit of rainfall. here is the correct rainfall trend. most of the day is dry. by 8:00, the rain to the south, a 60% chance, and that will continue into the overnight hours and for most of sunday. looking at an inch to two inches of rain in central iowa and to
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54 our high temperature today. the rain moves in late tonight, 51 degrees the overnight low. thunder possible with a mild overnight low. could boehner 60 degrees tomorrow and back in the 30's by wednesday. >>
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>> whatever happened to ladies first? the cyclones and hawkeyes met up again on friday but this time iowa was the favorite, ranked number 21 in the nation. it did not look good for number 10. third quarter hawkeyes up by nine. allie disterhoft the offense of board and the lead grew to 11. with two seconds left in the third quarter, playing quarterback. the former roosevelt star beats the buzzer. three minutes left, the iowa state cyclones up 5-1. the final seconds they had a three-point lead but they need the ball. allie disterhoft misses everything.
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drake got a boost from the kids with up to 3000 schoolkids. drake delivered quite a show. 20-4 was the run to start the third quarter as drake wins, 100-61. the big 12 says iowa state did nothing wrong when the fans rushed the court. peterson says he does not have a problem with fans rushing the court. iowa state is now 8-0, ranked number two in the nation. a career-high 19 points, rallying back from that 20 point deficit to beat iowa. it is that defense that keeps them on the board. >> my first couple years here i feel like at times i was a liability on that end of the floor and that kept me off of the game. i worked on my feet and my quickness, and i want to bring
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step on the court, help this team win. >> the cyclones will hope -- host arkansas pine bluffs at 5:00. one of the main culprits, turnovers. >> you cannot turn it 17 times, that is just too many. we got to come down and get a shot. you might get fouled, you might get an offense of rebound, but if you are turning it over that is problematic. >> drake and uni in action on saturday. check out this play from valley high school saturday night, tied at 13 with urbandale. he beats the buzzer. urbandale led life three but that lead would not last.
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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. he told me to use pronamel. it's going to help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee, and it was a real easy switch to make. >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends. alyx: right now just before 5:30, hate crime in california. authorities are now looking into the case after a mosque catches fire while the fbi continues to , look for clues regarding the san bernardino terrorist attack. plus, court rush controversy. what punishment the big 12 will
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says court rushing shouldn't end. good morning, everyone. thank you so much for joining us on saturday, december 12. we will check in with frank. it has been a beautiful and to the work week -- a beautiful and -- end to the work week. frank: a cool down is coming. wait until you see the 8 day forecast. waking up to some fog down to the south. kristen is at nine miles visibility. -- creston at nine miles visibility. a dense fog advisory in effect until 9:00 this morning. 39 your wake-up temperature in
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a little warmer out to the west. we will stage i for much of the day today but the rain is on the way -- we will stay dry for much of the day today at the rain is on the way. alyx: right now, fire officials are investigating an early morning house fire at the 3000 block of east 8th street in des moines. when crews arrived they saw flames and smoke coming from the house. no one was home at the time of the fire but they do believe someone lives there. damages estimated at $20,000. right now, 21 people were found shot dead in burundi's capital. this after the government said an unidentified group carried out a coordinated attack on three military installations. the city was not among the neighborhoods where the military said the other attacks took place. an army spokesperson said three soldiers were killed. the army later killed 12 of the
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and in oklahoma, victims of the former oklahoma police officer convicted of being a serial rapist are speaking out. a jury found the former oklahoma officer daniel holtzclaw guilty of 18 counts of sexual assault and rape. his victims he met while on duty in poor, mostly minority neighborhoods. many of the women say they did not originally come forward because they did not believe authorities would believe their story over that of a police officer. divers resumed their search for evidence in a lake near the scene of the deadly shooting rampage in san bernardino. meanwhile, the atf is investigating a suspicious fire at a mosque. teri okita reports from coachella, california. teri: federal investigators searched for clues to determine if a fire at the islamic society of the coachella valley was intentionally set. members say midday prayers were about to get underway when someone threw what was described as a firebomb into the lobby. neighbors say the mosque has
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>> there was this gunfire and so then they broke all the windows and everything. teri: the muslim community remains on edge for possible retaliation. 75 miles from here, 14 people were massacred by syed farook and tashfeen malik more than a week ago. a senior law enforcement source also tells cbs news that the shooters' cell phones had levels of built-in encryption. the fbi is trying to unlock the phones to determine if the killer couple communicated with extremist groups. so far, investigators have only been able to determine that the deadly shooting spree was at least inspired by isis. >> we're just trying to make sure that we account for every minute of the time that day. teri: dive teams were back at seccombe lake, about three miles from the shooting rampage and recovered an item of interest. officials believe farook and malik may have tossed a computer hard drive into the water. investigators say they don't know how long the search will last. teri okita, cbs news.
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alyx: investigators are theorizing that the killers' plan may have been grander. pictures of at least one school reportedly found on farook's phone. the university of iowa is now changing the name of its student online information system to something other than isis. that is what its acronym has been, the iowa student information system. it is a one-stop shop for students to sign up for classes or apply for financial aid. but since the rise of the terrorist group isis, the university has received numerous complaints about the system's name. the university hopes to launch its new system with its new name this -- next semester. alyx: more big stories this morning, a des moines mother now faces three charges of child endangerment. police say she left her three children inside an unlocked car with the keys in the ignition. >> you just do not do that in a civilized society. you just don't leave children in a car at all unattended.
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bonded out of jail after leaving her kids thursday while she shopped inside walmart. the car wasn't on, and the temperature thursday was 49 degrees. also in the car two unopened containers of beer in the front cup holders. security cameras showed the mother inside for 25 minutes buying about $20 worth of tobacco products. in union county, the iowa dci and county sheriff's office searched two homes in thayer friday. that's about 10 miles from where a hunter found the body of 37-year-old loretta dillinger in a pond on monday. investigators tell kcci, one of the homes is dillinger's last-known address. but they aren't saying anything about a connection to the other home they were searching. it's guilty on all counts for ngor makuey. the 20-year-old used a metal spatula to beat to death 97-year-old rupert anderson. >> and the only reason he would be bringing that device over to that home, would be for the
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alyx: makuey also beat rupert's wife harriet in their des moines home back in july of 2014. his attorney used the insanity defense during the trial, but witnesses said they saw no signs of mental illness. makuey was found guilty of 1st degree murder, assault with the intent to commit serious injury, robbery and theft. he faces a mandatory life sentence and will be sentenced on january 4. bright and early monday morning, governor branstad will make history, just for showing up for work. monday branstad becomes the longest serving governor in american history. the governor plans to commemorate the occasion with a special event monday evening at 7:00 at the state fairgrounds. a conversation with governor branstad will be hosted by cbs "face the nation" moderator john proceeds from the event go towards the governor branstad iowa history fund. iowa lawmakers will have less money to work with next year than they previously thought.
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conference estimates that iowa will make about $7.04 billion for this fiscal year. that is down $9 million from what they projected back in october. lower commodity prices are being blamed for the decrease in revenue. governor branstad and the legislature use these estimates to make their state budgets. des moines area home sales dropped last month, but are still better than they were one year ago. the iowa association of realtors says 806 home were sold in the des moines metro area last month. that's about 50 homes more than were sold during the same time last year. the number of days a home stays on the market continues to fall. it's 61 days on average right now, that's compared to 81 days in 2014. let's switch gears and 5:37 and take a look at the forecast. frank: tomorrow is going to be a little wet so keep that in mind. we have been talking about this rain for the better part of a
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satellite radar, you just have the clouds out there this morning, maybe some sprinkles to the north and west but i think some of that not making it to the ground. you can see this impulse of energy to the west. it will bring us a chance of rain by this evening. look do these temperatures around the midwest, 61 in kansas city, 71 in st. louis, but it drops sure -- sharply to the north. three-day outlook, a big change coming. today will be dry, the rain moves in this we -- this evening. look at monday, a lot cooler. we are talking about highs in the 30's in the 8 day forecast. alyx: a go-ahead shot in the final seconds of the game gave the cyclones a one point win
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night. but it's what happened after the buzzer sounded at the end of the game that has lots of people talking. thousands of fans rushed onto the court, but during that celebration, one person was injured, des moines register columnist randy peterson. he suffered a compound facture in his leg. he's currently recovering at a des moines hospital. but late friday afternoon iowa state discovered they did not do anything wrong as far as the big 12 is concerned. the big 12 said in a statement, "game management staff appropriately handled their primary responsibility of ensuring the safety of the teams, coaches, officials and administrative staffs. the conference considers this matter resolved and will have no further comment." last night it was the women's turn for the cyhawk showdown. and kcci's vanessa peng went to hilton to speak with fans. they say what happened thursday night is still fresh on their minds.
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magic, but des moines register columnist randy peterson only felt pain. >> i was not trampled. i was knocked to the ground. i knew the students were coming and i was trying to beat it. it just did not work. vanessa: students we spoke to were divided on the issue. >> i feel like it was a kind of spur of the moment thing, like they didn't really plan it or anything and i guess when you have that many people, it's going to be kind of hard to stop them anyway. >> i don't think we should allow court storming because there's going to be people that get hurt like that. vanessa: head coach steve prohm told reporters his thoughts during a post game press conference. >> them guys been camping out here for three days. there's probably only like 10 schools that do that in the country so give them their 20 or 15 minutes to do that. vanessa: ames police officials say isu usually hires five officers to work basketball games. two deal with traffic, two provide referee security, which leaves only one officer for end of game crowd management. >> the great thing about hilton coliseum is just the experience people have at a event so to be able to come up with some type
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affect their ability to get up close and personal at those games. vanessa: as for peterson, he says he's ok with court storming with some changes. >> i get it and i'm not against it. i'm ok with it. let the people who need to get off the floor first. the students can celebrate all they want. alyx: iowa state athletics officials say they are working with big 12 leaders before they make a comment. this week's court rushing incident in ames is one of the first to happen since the big 12 changed its rules following an incident when kansas state upset the kansas jayhawks in february. some who stormed the court pushed kansas coach bill self against the scorers table, and a kansas player was body checked by a fan. after that, the big 12 voted to give the commissioner bob bowlsby broad powers to punish schools with fines, or by taking away a home game in a future season. still ahead, why iowa micro-breweries aren't happy with plans to merge budweiser
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alyx: -- frank: good saturday morning. temperatures are chilly but
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36 in carroll, close to 44 knoxville. could see a sprinkle around algona this morning but for the most part i think not much of that making to the ground. the better chances of rain are by the end of the day today. temperatures will be in the 50's, but we will have the clouds around. 57, lamoni, 54, des moines. we stage right for much of the day today. 4:00, a 20% chance of rain. 8:00, a 60% chance of rain to the south and then it will work its way into the metro good chances of rain overnight into the morning tomorrow. alyx: thank you, frank. a merger between two of the world's largest beer companies could affect local craft
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the two beer giants anheuser-busch inbev wants to buy sab miller in a $107 billion deal. but that has the smaller breweries crying foul. kcci's mark tauscheck explains. >> it's one of the less glamorous parts of the brew, having to shovel this thing out every day. mark: beer isn't always made in giant factories, by shift workers for international companies. mason groben from madhouse brewery in des moines has just a handful of helpers creating their richly flavored craft beers. >> i think it is kind of the evolution of the human hallet, where we want to have more flavors and bolder flavors and just fun new things to try all the time. mark: groben worries a merger between miller and anheuser-busch would create a monopoly over distribution. large beer companies have more money to give to distributors to push their product to grocers and convenience stores and crowd out small craft brewers like madhouse. >> we kind of have a few of the craft beers getting over into the domestic doors. mark: while craft beer now makes
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u.s., at ingersoll wine and spirits in des moines have seen an even bigger spike. >> i'd say it's at least a 50/50 split nowadays. it's taken the majority of our sales of course away from the domestic beers. mark: the u.s. senate judiciary committee met this week in washington to talk about the merger, and an iowan led the fight against it. >> i favor healthy competition, but a merger of this magnitude could impact supply access and threaten the wholesale tier of the system. mark: groben only sees craft beer increasing its market size, which is why two enemies in the beer world are looking to join forces. >> these big beer companies are feeling the heat from the small guys, and to stay competitive they have to merge together because they're seeing the market share just dwindle and dwindle. alyx: i need to make up for myself. anheuser-busch. there's also worry about how the merger would effect the supply of materials for craft brewers from packaging like bottles and
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barley and hops. kcci 8 news time now 5:47 on your saturday morning, waking up to 39 degrees. traffic looking pretty good as we look at i-235 at keo way. dear future, life is good. no, great. i'm like, a man. only better. but even though i know everything, i still feel like you could surprise me. like that skateboard incident with the squirrel. but life is sweet now. hey, what could go wrong? it's you and me all the way, future.
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>> weather is never more than 5 minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. frank: good saturday morning,
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we are waking up to temperatures that are pretty decent for your wake-up temperatures this time of year, 39 in des moines. waterloo and ottumwa, low 40's. a little cooler out to the west. at the airport, 39, the wind is calm and pressure is on the low side. we will see the clouds for most of the day today but i think we mainly stay dry throughout much of the day. low 50's by noon. notice how the rain moves in later on this evening. 9:00 p.m., a pretty good bet of rain and central iowa, 52 degrees. satellite radar, we do have the clouds out there, a be some sprinkles and northwest iowa this morning but the system we are watching out to the west
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here is on futurecast, the area of low pressure over the state right now that will be dissipating as it heads to the east. the moisture stream from the gulf will surge up and this low pressure system will be coming in on the backside, wrapping in wind from the west. for monday, could be seeing snow in portions of the dakotas, nebraska, and kansas. here is futurecast starting things out at noon today, mainly cloudy skies, then rain moves in this evening. it sticks around throughout much of the day tomorrow and all the way through the evening hours on sunday. could get a few flurries out to the west on monday but i think that would be extremely isolated. the main threat with this system, a lot of rainfall. i will keep you up-to-date on those latest totals as we head throughout the afternoon.
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portion of the day, 51 tonight. the 8 day forecast, the temperature start to fall. on monday, back in the 40's, on wednesday, back in the 30's. alyx: it is snowing and other parts of the country and we are looking for rain. frank: not bad for december. alyx: now to your entertainment news this morning. frank sinatra would have been 100-years-old today. signature songs include "night at day," "young at heart," "new york, new york," and "come fly with me." he also appeared in a few films, "guys and dolls," "the man with the golden arm" and "high society." in his lifetime he received 11 grammy awards, the presidential medal of freedom, and the congressional gold medal. sinatra died on may 14, 1998. >> he can control all of us.
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>> we control our powers. >> then don't, this is war. alyx: there it is, the first official trailer for "x-men apocalypse" was released. in the newest installment of the "x-men" series, the superhero mutants are faced with the end of the world by an all-powerful mutant named apocalypse. the film is the sequel to the 2014 film "x-men, days of future past" which made more than $700 million worldwide. the movie will be released memorial day weekend. and everyone is excited about disney's new upcoming "star wars" movie. but an old, long lost walt disney production is also sparking excitement among film archivists. for decades, unacknowledged and unaccounted for, tucked away and among over one million films and tv titles was the long lost disney film "sleigh bells." the six minute silent film,
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spotted by a disney researcher in london. this after the institute placed its entire database online. the missing work, identified as one of the 26 oswald titles from the early 20th century, is the original big eared creation of walt disney. >> oswald the lucky rabbit is absolutely essential to the disney story. you could say possibly there wouldn't have been a mickey mouse without oswald. >> what i think is really interesting is, if you do the kind of compare and contrast of oswald the lucky rabbit along side mickey mouse, you see real kind of similarities between them. you'll see a visual style that is very much the beginning of the kind of shaping of mickey mouse. alyx: believe it or not, it was destined for the dump. the piece was being thrown away by a london film company. almost 90 years since it was las seen, this long lost christmas movie will play to a new generation of cinema goers. a restored version will be
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today in london. thank you for joining us this morning, central iowa. we want to show you some pictures sent in three u local.
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coming up one of the cool perks of this place is you can eat as much cereal as you want. it's like i'm going to work to get some. alrighty. we just like cereal. we make it, eat it, love it, live it.
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alyx: news to go at 5:58, a des moines mother now faces three charges of child endangerment. police say she left her three children inside an unlocked car thursday while shopping at walmart. the car wasn't on, and the temperature thursday was 49 degrees. security cameras showed the mother inside for 25 minutes buying tobacco products. webb bonded out of jail friday. and in union county, the iowa dci and county sheriff's office searched two homes in thayer . that's about 10 miles from where a hunter found the body of 37-year-old loretta dillinger in a pond on monday. investigators tell kcci, one of the homes is dillinger's last-known address. but they aren't saying anything about a connection to the other home they were searching. fire officials are investigating an early morning house fire at
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in des moines just before 4:00 this morning. when crews arrived there were flames and smoke coming from the house. no one was home at the time and the damage is estimated at about $20,000. frank: we will be drive for much of the day today but that rain does move in this evening. 54 degrees our high temperare. there is our rain trend. after 8:00, especially down to the south it does increase. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy.
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