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right now it is in the 20's, but it feels much colder because of the blustery northwest wind. be close to zero. we may have a couple of flurries today, but a better chance accumulating snow will be arriving saturday evening. saturday, highs in the teens, sunday, highs in the single digits and below. elizabeth: this morning in commitment 2016 news, the candidates are back on the trail after going head to head in a debate on the fox business network. nikole killion is in washington with more on the south carolina showdown. nikole: perhaps the fiercest flareups were between the two leading candidates donald trump , and ted cruz. mr. cruz: not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. i'm just saying. nikole: from new york values. mr. trump: that was a very insulting statement that ted
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nikole: to a birther battle. mr cruz: on the issue of citizenship, donald, i am not going to use your mother's birth against you. mr. trump: ok, good. because it wouldn't work. if you become the nominee, who the hell knows if you can serve in office. nikole: the top two candidates came out swinging in a debate on the fox business network. mr. rubio: i hate to interrupt this episode of court tv. nikole: while those vying for the establishment vote pulled their own punches. mr. rubio: i like chris christie but we cannot afford to have a , president of the united states that supports common core. [applause] mr. rubio: we cannot afford to have a president of the united states that supports gun control. mr. christie: i like marco, too, and two years ago, he called me a conservative reformer that new jersey needed. that was before he was running against me. nikole: one point all the candidates could agree on, doing away with most of president obama's policies and taking out hillary clinton this fall. in washington, i'm nikole killion. elizabeth: the republicans will square off one final time before
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that debate is scheduled for january 28 right here in des moines. eric: some iowans say this debate was more important than ever. our crews caught up with nearly a hundred marco rubio supporters at a watch party at flix brewhouse. iowans we spoke to say even though this was the sixth republican debate, it's the most important one yet with the caucuses less than a month away. >> we are the first state to have a caucus, number one, and number two, it's important that we as a nation get to know the candidates and hear what they're saying. eric: hot off the debate trail donald trump has an early , morning planned here in des moines today. he'll appear live on msnbc's morning joe from java joe's downtown. then he'll head to living history farms in urbandale for a rally. that is set to start at 10:00 this morning. kcci will be there. follow kcci.com for live coverage. elizabeth: more big stories now, this morning the episcopal church is facing a suspension for its stance on same-sex marriage. iowa's bishop tells kcci this
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church's 9,000 iowa members. in june, episcopalians voted to change church law allowing same-sex marriage. the anglican communion in thursday, england handed down a suspension in response. for three years, the episcopal church will not be allowed to participate in many internal decisions or represent anglicans in meetings with other faith-based groups. >> continual pain for those who are gay and lesbian, especially those who members of our church but those in the community at large and how much more do they , have to suffer from discrimination? elizabeth: the episcopal church is largely known as the u.s. branch of the anglican communion which traces back to the church , of england. eric: this morning, latinos across iowa say they're growing more concerned, about possible deportation raids. community members here in des moines say they've seen more immigration and customs enforcement agents in the area.
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nationwide operation, during which agents arrested 121 people, but none of them were arrested in iowa. advocates with the aclu say those with varying degrees of citizenship should educate themselves of their rights. happening today, a rally for justice for shirley carter. the 68-year-old was found shot to death in her rural lacona home last june. last week, her husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the couple's son billy. but law enforcement officials have not yet charged him in the murder. today's rally begins at 3:00 p.m. at the marion county courthouse. elizabeth: new information in overnight on thursday's terror attacks in indonesia. shaina humphries joins us now, and shaina some of the suspects , have been identified, right? shaina: elizabeth, officials in indonesia say they believe they know the identities of the five attackers who were killed after thursday's attacks.
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at least two other people were killed, and more than 20 injured, when militants attacked a starbucks and a police booth in downtown jakarta using guns , and bombs. indonesian officials say the islamic state is responsible for funding the attack. and new controversy for the chicago police department right now. thursday, officials released this video, showing the shooting death of a 17-year-old, black carjacking suspect by a while police officer in 2013. the officer shot cedrick chatman after he claims he saw a dark object in chatman's hand that he thought was a gun. that object ended up being an iphone box. chatman's mother is now suing the city and the two officers who pursued the teen. and this morning the winners of , the $1.6 billion powerball jackpot, have still not come forward. lottery officials say three winning tickets were sold one in , california, one in florida, and one in tennessee. california gives its winners a full year to claim their prize. winners in tennessee and florida only have 180 days.
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drawing also produced eight 2 million-dollar winners and 73 $1 million winners across the u.s.. that includes a 2 million-dollar winner right here in iowa. lottery officials say a powerball ticket sold to 23-year-old bryon stewart in onawa matched the first five numbers but missed the powerball. stewart also added the power play to the purchase which doubled the prize from $1 million, to $2 million. elizabeth: new this morning, cold temperatures like we're expecting this weekend bring a higher risk of pipes freezing in your home. and that can lead to flooded basements and electrical emergencies. emmy victor joins us now with some tips to keep your pipes safe and sound. emmy, we hear you have some tools that people can use? emmy: elizabeth, eric, it is always best to go into each winter making sure you have your pipe protection. if you did not get that, we have two tips for under $10 you can
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this is a foam tube and you can cut it up anyway you need to, or place it right on your tubes. the second thing we have that is really important is this plastic cover that goes on the hose faucet outside your home. that is a main way that a lot of the cold air comes inside of your pipes. plumbers tell me it is very important to ensure that your home is not going to freeze up with those pipes throughout the season. when pipes freeze, they split and they can break, leading to flooding inside your home. one company says they have seen this. >> turn the water on, just let that water trickle. that water that flows through that pipe will keep that water from freezing completely shut. emmy: simply turn on your
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plumbers tell me depending on your water bill that can be risky, but it is better to use a little bit of expense on water than a big expense for flooding in your home. elizabeth: 5:08, he will check in with metinka. -- we will check in with metinka. metinka: it is just the beginning. the wind is blowing at about 15 to 30 miles per hour in west central iowa, and temperatures will be following into the 20's. bundle up. here's your weekend outlook, saturday highs will only reach 13 degrees and sunday, highs will struggle to make it above zero. the feels like temperature will be in the 20's and 30's below zero, plus we are expecting accumulating snow saturday night. elizabeth: sports news now, after 22 years of losses, the iowa hawkeyes finally got a win in east lansing, michigan last night. eric: the 16th ranked hawks were
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ranked michigan state team, and it was all iowa straight from the start. the hawkeyes dominated the spartans in the first half, going into halftime with a 22 point lead. peter jok led the team with a game-high 23 points, and jarrod uthoff was a big contributor too with 15 points and 10 rebounds for the hawks. it was his first double-double of season. final score out of east lansing, 76-59 hawks. another big upset win for the hawkeyes over the spartans this season. the hawkeyes host 13-4 michigan this sunday. tipoff is at 3:30 on the big ten network. elizabeth: meanwhile the , struggling iowa state cyclones are looking for a turn-around in big 12 play. they're on the road to face the kansas state wildcats tomorrow at 3:00 on espn u. p.m.eric: nfl divisional playoffs continue this weekend, and you can catch two of the games right here on kcci. kansas city takes on new england tomorrow for a trip to the afc championship, that game kicks off at 3:30 on kcci.
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sunday at 3:30 for the other spot in the afc championship. that game is also on kcci. over in the nfc, green bay plays arizona tomorrow at 7:15 on nbc. and seattle will face carolina sunday at 12:05 on fox. both the nfc and afc championship games will be played next sunday. elizabeth: still ahead, calling for help. michigan officials take a new step in dealing with the flint water crisis. how potential federal aid will help keep people there safe. eric: still closed. why a popular downtown restaurant won't meet their reopening deadline. elizabeth: and get fit. we'll show you some apps to help make getting healthy a little easier. shaina: should be an easy drive for you this morning, steadily getting colder. things are fine, hardly anyone out on the roads. you head outside.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning" with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries.
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blustery wind coming in from the northwest, making it feel like 13 degrees. that wind will continue to drag will be falling throughout the day. p.m., and wind chills will only be in the single digits. amount of cold air we had headed our way this weekend. by sunday, highs will only be near zero if we make it 20. reading stay below average next week through thursday. shaina: to the latest in the flint, michigan water crisis , the governor of michigan is asking president obama to issue an emergency and major disaster declaration to help deal with the contaminated water. the declaration will help provide flint residents with clean drinking water. flint's tap water became contaminated with too much lead after the city switched its
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money. and this morning the danger from , a massive gas leak in porter ranch, california, may be more dangerous than previously thought. air samples show there is at least double the cancer-causing chemical benzene that regulators consider normal. the gas leak is driving thousands of people from their homes in fear they might get sick from the air quality. the southern california gas company maintains none of the benzene levels are dangerous. elizabeth: economic headlines now, the des moines register reports a 34 acre outlet mall project in altoona, is set to begin construction this spring. the shoppes at prairie crossing will be located south of bass pro shops along i-80. the company heading up the project has not released any names of the tenants that will be moving in yet. they'll be announced closer to its opening set for late 2017. nearly two years after a fire destroyed the old younkers building downtown crews are back , to work on the renovation project. the business record reports blackbird investments has
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that company is heading up a $20 million renovation project. when the paint is removed, the weitz company will begin construction, including a restoration of the historic younkers tea room. vietnamese restaurant a dong also closed by fire, will not reopen saturday like the owners had planned. on twitter the restaurant thursday, announced it is still waiting for final inspections and approval by city and fire inspectors. a fire destroyed a dong at 15th and high downtown last august. eric: listen up chipotle fans. , the popular mexican food chain will be closing down all of its restaurants on february 8. the company will hold a nationwide meeting with all of its employees nationwide to discuss the recent e. coli outbreak. employees will help come up with new marketing plans to bring customers back into its stores. stocks rallied on wall street on thursday. the dow added more than 227 points. the nasdaq gained almost 89. and the s and p 500 was up more
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atm and overdraft fees are costing americans billions of dollars. jp morgan chase, bank of america, and wells fargo made more than $6 billion last year in just those fees. more than $5 billion came from overdraft fees alone. a new survey found cell phone overage charges are up from already record highs. nearly one in five cell phone customers reported paying overages during the past six months. at&t leads the pack, with 28% of customers charged for overages. 20% of verizon customers were charged, 12% of t-mobile, and 5% of sprint. that's up across the board from the last survey taken in october. elizabeth: a big discount to tell you about this weekend. amazon is dropping its prime membership price from $99 to $73 for this weekend only. the promotion starts tonight at
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sunday at 2:00 p.m. only new customers can take advantage of the deal. amazon says its doing this to celebrate the two golden globes it one for its show "mozart in the jungle." eric: it is going to be so cold this weekend. metinka: a huge change. yesterday, we had a south wind that drug in warm temperatures near 50 degrees, and today the wind has shifted to the already falling into the 20's. it is 36 in lamoni, but not for much longer. the breeze coming in from the colder. single digits. will only get colder. we are expecting wind chills 30
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you want to dress in layers and limit your time outdoors. if all else fails, just stay inside until the cold weather passes. this morning we are dealing with clouds, and flurries will be tracking through the metro area. cold air is headed our way so the second cold front will be bringing through it -- with it a chance of snow. at this point, we are expecting most of the accumulation across the southwestern half of the state, followed by super cold air moving in on sunday. this morning, just a few snow flurries, not enough to affect your travel plans, but it will be turning colder. by tomorrow afternoon, clouds
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some accumulations across the southwestern half of the state. saturday night, we are expecting one to three inches to accumulate. the wind is really brisk, causing the temperatures to fall throughout the afternoon. by this afternoon, wind chills will be below zero at times. this weekend, wind chills 2240 below zero. -- 20 to 40 degrees below zero. elizabeth: let's see what is happening on the roads, maybe some good news. shaina: we do not have any accidents to report, hardly anyone on the road right now so if you have to head anywhere early, we have a few mobile speed units.
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ave, 2100 grand, 11,000 northwest 44th street, and 8000 northwest 30 seven st. elizabeth: if you're still struggling to keep up with your new year's resolution to get fit, there are a few apps that may be able to help you out. eric: spring acts like a personal dj, syncing music to your jogging pace and tracking your pace for you. step. elizabeth: another app called charity miles helps you take care of the world while you take care of yourself. the app donates 10 cents a mile to your favorite charity if you are on a bike and 25 cents if , you're running. eric: finally shop-well helps , you kickstart a new diet. the app scans nutrition labels and rates food before you put it in your shopping cart. elizabeth: some heated exchanges.
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eric: welcome back at 5:25. heated exchanges over immigration, islam, and even new york values turned last night's republican debate into a raucous affair. elizabeth: political analyst marc sandalow joins us live from washington, d.c. now with more. and marc, who do you think helped himself the most last night? marc: cruz, trump, and christie as they managed to separate themselves from the inside political washington establishment that is so unpopular. the effectiveness of donald trump's message is clear in every debate. he went after the new york
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called leaders political hacks. you vote with your head in the general election and with your heart in the primaries. donald trump is giving folks the middle finger. eric: republicans painted a much bleaker picture about the economy and security. who do you think is closer to reality? marc: on one hand, president obama says unemployment is down and the stock market is up. republicans point out that wages are stagnant. it is why john mccain used to say he wanted to hire a one armed economist, so you cannot go back-and-forth. the republicans are peddling fear, and it all happens -- it all depends on what happens
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elizabeth: is there consensus on any of the issues last night? marc: they all agree there should be no more limits on gun purchases. they all agree the united states ought to go after isis with much more strength. they all agree that barack obama is terrible and hillary clinton is worse. it is pretty easy to see how this party could come together, but it is going to be a little bit before they figure out who they are coming together behind. eric: is anyone weaker after last night's debate? marc: jeb bush, two terms as governor, dad and brother as president, he had so little presence on that stage last night. very little in the way of domination. ben carson with a single point of contention.
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committees he has served on in washington. elizabeth: marc sandalow live in washington. eric: new stories ahead after 5:30. why the risk is so great for your pipes to freeze right now, and what you can do to prevent the very pricey problem. plus, see the new steps iowa's top law enforcement officers are taking to keep you safe and reduce gun violence. and we have new video of a
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what the suspect did when he sawe are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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>> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning." elizabeth: oh, the temps, they are a-changing. no coats yesterday to below zero this weekend. hope you soaked up the sun because we're about to bottom out. welcome back, everyone, i'm elizabeth klinge. eric: i'm eric hanson. shaina and metinka also with you on this friday morning. shorts yesterday. a great day to be outside. metinka: i took my little dog for a walk. the car wash was so busy thing because everything will be re-freezing over the weekend. right now, it is actually feeling a little bit chilly with
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three degrees is the feels like 13 in des moines. anything that melted yesterday for some icy patches. from the northwest. struggling to get into the double digits, and wind chills remain below zero all weekend long. sunday into monday, 25 below zero and even worse in northern iowa. elizabeth: and with those frigid temperatures returning local plumbers are bound to be busy. kcci's emmy victor tells us why frozen pipes are even more of a risk right now. emmy: eric and elizabeth, because pipes can be in areas
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walls, they can be hard to detect when frozen. >> if you notice that the pressure, the flow starts dwindling, or getting smaller, generally that means that something is going on. emmy: the quicker you take action change when seeing changes in your water flow the , easier the job is for the plumber. holt plumbing in west des moines responded to over twenty emergencies just on pipes alone last weekend. a significant factor to the calls are due to cold to warm temperature spells we have been seeing all winter long, causing pipes to leak. >> when the pipes thaw out, the water is going to come, and it is going to come in force. it will flood your basement and your house and you will have a lot of damage. emmy: back here you can see that , we have the cabinet doors here are open. this is a great way of letting warm air from the building flow by the cabinet to prevent freezing. elizabeth: thank you so much. more news stories now. seven iowa police chiefs meet for a large-scale summit on gun
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leaders from ames and several other cities talked for three hours in cedar rapids thursday on ways to keep iowans safe. police noted several high-profile crimes in the state over the past few years. leaders say it's not uncommon for iowa police departments to stay in contact over cases but this was deeper. >> with the other chiefs, we said, look, it makes sense, let's try to get together and sit down in the same room, and discuss what the issues we are looking at. what ideas are working in waterloo, what is being done in dubuque, and what is being done here in cedar rapids, and again iowa city and ames. elizabeth: the chiefs also talked about specialized police units and how they operate something critical for , departments trying to stretch money and resources. eric: brand new video in overnight of a dangerous chase in western iowa. it happened in council bluffs . police got a report of a man with a knife at a best buy
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when they got there, the man took off in a silver bmw, even ramming a police car twice in the parking lot. the chase reached 90 miles p hour, crossing into omaha. when the suspect 22-year-old dylan maron was finally arrested, he told officers he had been doing meth. more big stories this morning members of iowa latino community , say they're living in fear of more deportation raids. 121 people were arrested in a recent nationwide operation. some community members say they have seen more agents in the area recently. the aclu says families with different degrees of citizenship should prepare and get informed. today family and friends who , want justice for shirley carter tell us they plan to rally outside the marion county courthouse. someone killed carter in her lacona home last june. her husband says he thinks it was the couple's youngest son , jason.
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lawsuit against jason last week, but he has not been charged criminally. and local episcopalians say they took a stand against discrimination and now they're being punished for it. the episcopal church voted to change church law in june by allowing same-sex marriage. now, the anglican communion in england has suspended the up global church for three years. -- if you scoble church -- episcopal church will not be allowed to participate in internal decisions. the iowa bishop says it's this road before. big developments overnight in the terror attack in indonesia. police in jakarta say the attack was funded by isis. five men attacked a starbucks and guns early thursday. a total of seven people killed, including all of the attackers, and another 20 were injured. overnight police arrested three men they suspect are connected to the attack. michigan governor rick snyder is asking for a federal emergency flint. the water there has high levels of lead and the national guard has been called in to distribute
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fema will review the request and advise the president on whether the declarations should be granted or not. who won big. none of the three powerball winners have come forward yet, but officials say that is not unusual. with $1.6 billion in the jackpot winners really should get their , affairs in order first. the winning tickets were sold in chino hills, california munford, , tennessee and melbourne beach, florida. elizabeth: but we do know who bought the 2 million-dollar winning ticket in iowa. >> somebody was watching out for me. this will actually help out a lot and will secure me for the long run. elizabeth: bryon stewart claimed his cash at iowa lottery headquarters yesterday. he says he bought three tickets wednesday night around 7:00 at the casey's in onawa. he and his girlfriend couldn't believe it when they discovered they matched the first five numbers.
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off some loans, and invest. lucky guy, lucky couple. we are not so lucky, unfortunately. metinka: the jackpot was yesterday, and temperatures are headed down big-time. it feels like 13 degrees in des moines. dress for these wind chills. it feels like eight in clarion, and it will get colder over the weekend. tracking a few flurries from jefferson to perry. we are not expecting any accumulation, but do not be surprised if you see a few flakes flying around today. highs today will be falling throughout the afternoon with 13 degrees the high temperature on saturday afternoon, and third -- sunday, temperatures will struggle to make it above zero. eric: well, let's take a look at some of the stories we'll be
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ready for the day ahead. some des moines schools are first, starting their martin luther king day celebrations. students at samuelson elementary will be taking part in a peace walk this morning. republican presidential candidate donald trump is holding a big rally at living history farms at 10:00 this morning. you can watch a livestream at kcci.com. the wife of former candidate mitt romney will be in west des moines. ann romney is speaking about her life with multiple sclerosis. it was the blunder that bumped the vikings from the playoffs but you'll see who's making it , all a-ok for kicker blair walsh. elizabeth: plus, he's 101-years-old and doing
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what he says are the secrets to marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader,
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right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning" with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: changes in the air this morning, and temperatures have already started to fall, 26 in des moines, and that will probably be the high temperature today. it feels like 13 degrees in des moines, and that is nothing compared to the wind chills that are headed our way. a couple of flurries will be flying through the area this morning, followed by maybe a glimpse of sunshine, but the major story is the arctic air. tomorrow's highs will only be in
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sunday with a reinforcing shot of cold air. the highs in des moines will struggle to make it above zero, and next week, high temperatures will slowly recover into the mid-20's. eric: hey, look at this, we're getting super bowl fever here at kcci. 23 days until super bowl 50. signs and banners up at the airport in san jose, california . that's because this year's game is nearby at levi's stadium in santa clara. so of course we know where and when we just need to figure out who will be playing. shaina: the divisional playoffs are this weekend. a lot of eyes will be glued to tv's which is perfect because it's going to be cold outside anyway. on saturday in the afc kansas city plays at new england here on kcci, at 3:30. on sunday, it's pittsburgh at denver, also at 3:30. the winners of those games will play next sunday in the afc championship game. elizabeth: in the nfc the green , bay pakcers play the arizona cardinals at 7:15 on nbc. on sunday, the seattle seahawks
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the winner of those games will also play next sunday, january 24 and that's when we'll know who will play in super bowl 50. eric: and we are so excited the big game will be on kcci this year. super bowl sunday, february 7 at 5:30. beyonce and coldplay will be performing in the halftime show. shaina: well one of the teams , not in the playoffs is the minnesota vikings. they lost last sunday in one of the biggest upsets in sports so far this year. with only seconds left in the 4th quarter, kicker blair walsh somehow missed a 27-yard field goal. he admitted this week the season-ending blunder still stings. and he's been taking some heat for it but he's also getting some pretty sweet support from his youngest fans. >> dear blair, i feel bad for you. >> you are so, so good at football. >> do not give up, you are still number one.
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walsh visited a first-grade classroom and they all wrote him sympathy letters. he signed autographs and said afterward, he will keep all of the cards and letters from the students. eric: the whole season was riding on it and he missed it. shaina: and everyone knows about it. eric: goodwill must be a theme this morning because we have a couple more stories of people doing good things. check this out a viral video of , a 101-year-old great grandfather in the twin cities shoveling his neighbor's sidewalk. richard mann says he's always been active, and it was always his job to shovel growing up. so he's just kept it up over all these years, saying he just wanted to do his neighbor a favor. >> that's why i think people appreciated seeing the video of him because there are so many things going on that are not, you know, people are not being kind to each other. and kindness is the key to having a successful and good life. elizabeth: that is impressive.
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shape for being 101, right? he says he still plays golf whenever he can, and swears by bacon and eggs for breakfast that is his secret. shaina: it will not kill us after all. elizabeth: just shovel the sidewalk. story of a homeless couple in tampa, florida is touching a lot of people this morning. they say they've wanted to get married for awhile, but couldn't afford the $93 marriage filing fee. a tampa police officer said he wanted to help but then others started stepping in. they're now getting a dream wedding this weekend worth $20,000. they've picked out the flowers, tasted the food, picked out the cake. it was all donated by the owner of a wedding venue who says she was once on hard times, and she wanted to help out. shaina: that is amazing. eric: what a gift. shaina: we want to say good luck this weekend to belle headlee of waukee and taitn gray from urbandale. the 10-year-old and 8-year-old are competing in a national
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they are two of just 15 kids competing in the youngest age division. look at them go. we watched one of their fast-paced, high-intensity workouts last month and we were wowed by them, enough to tire any adult. we wish them luck. eric: it's going to be a busy and fun weekend in central iowa . plenty of fun to be had indoors. the iowa home show is at the varied industries building at the fairgrounds. two fully landscaped and furnished homes inside. that will be something to see, today through sunday. tonight the iowa energy play at , wells fargo. "the lion, the witch, and the wardrobe" is on stage at the des moines playhouse. disney's newsies is at the des moines civic center. the iowa wild play at 7:00 at wells fargo on saturday and then afterward, grammy-nominated country artist cam will perform free for anyone who has a ticket to the hockey game.
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the wild say they think they may have a record crowd for this on saturday. shaina: good to see so many indoor events has it is not going to be great, a little frigid. cold air is coming. temperature will just go down
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>> the weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci eight news this morning. metinka: change is in the air, temperatures have already started to tumble from yesterday's high of 48, headed to 10 below zero by monday morning. this weekend, the wind chill will play a major factor in any outdoor plans. to prevent frostbite, dress in layers, wear your warmest winter gear possible, and stay indoors. it feels a little bit chilly, nothing compared to the dangerous wind chills we will feel this weekend, but some wind chills getting close to zero. it feels like 13 and des moines right now. the wind will factor into your plans all weekend long. clouds across the state, even a few snow flurries near the perry
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now accumulation, but there is another chance of snow coming. there will be another system coming our way tomorrow, saturday night. that is when the cold front enters the central part of the state, bringing snow and very cold temperatures sunday into monday. today, just a couple of snow flurries on the way, followed by partially clearing skies. by 6:00 or 8:00 p.m. tomorrow evening, the snow will be moving across iowa. accumulations are possible. we are expecting the southwestern half of the state to pick up one to three inches. temperatures will be following this afternoon in the 20's. saturday highs, only near 13
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snow moving in by the evening with overnight lows falling below zero, and highs sunday struggling to make it below -- above zero. next week stays pretty chilly with more snow. eric: back to warm up the car territory. shaina: it is unfortunate, but we have no accidents. -- it is unfortunate. we have no accidents. we have a lot of mobile speed units, 1700 guthrie, 5100 franklin avenue, 2100 grand avenue, 11,000 northwest 44th street, and 8000 northwest 30 seven st.
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>> turn to page 394. elizabeth: the man known as professor snape to legions of "harry potter" fans is being remembered this morning. actor alan rickman died after a he was 69 years old.
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recognizable actors of the screen and stage appearing in , "truly, madly, deeply," "love actually," and of course "die hard" as hans gruber. singer celine dion's husband, rene angelil also died thursday. he fought a long battle with throat cancer. he was 73. he discovered dion when she was just 12-years-old. they later married in 1994. they have three young children. dion has taken some time off from her las vegas residency. eric: a total of eight films are nominated for best picture at this year's academy awards. they are "the revenant," "mad max," "spotlight," "the martian," "brooklyn," "room," "the big short," and "bridge of spies." "the revenant" got the most nods this year with 12. this year's oscars will be hosted by chris rock on february 28th. one of the stars of that movie, john krasinski stops by "the ellen show" today. he talks about sitting at leonardo di caprio's table at the golden globe awards.
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really cool, except i didn't get a chance to meet him and i didn't want to be like, hey man, i'm the guy that doesn't have anybody. and then they won everything. so i'm in the middle of hugs and people are like this is the best , year ever and i was like, wasn't it? and then everybody went up and gave their speech. i felt really pretty stupid. eric: that is today at 4:00 here on kcci. elizabeth: here is what you will see coming up. shaina: the latest on the indonesian attacks, who might be responsible. emmy: this weekend is going to be a busy weekend for plumbers. what kind of winters emergencies they are responding to this month and how to limit one visit for them to your home. metinka: yesterday's warm temperatures are definitely a thing of the past, and drastic temperature changes coming our way. elizabeth: and let's take a live look at the roads, this is the
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