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part of your commute >> you are watching kcci 8 news. elizabeth: a heated confrontation at last night's gop debate. eric: frozen pipe problems. the dangerous frigid temperatures for your home. tips on how to keep your pipes from freezing. good morning. thanks for waking up with kcci this morning. elizabeth: let's head over to metinka. metinka: it is going to get worse before it gets better. 26 in des moines. flurries will be moving through the area. you can see the d.o.t. cam
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temps will be falling producing wind chills around zero by 6:00 p.m. we are tracking a couple of flurries. they are tracking to the southeast. the big change -- dramatic temperatures dropping over the weekend. wind chills well below zero. -20 below 04 des moines. -- zero for des moines. elizabeth: thanks. in commitment 2016 news, the candidates were back on the trail after going head to head in a debate on the fox business network. nikole killion has more on the showdown. nikole: perhaps the fiercest flareups were between the two leading candidates. >> not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. i'm just saying.
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nikole: that was a very insulting statement -- from new york values. >> that was a very insulting statement. >> on the issue of citizenship, i'm not going to use your mother's birth against you. >> because it wouldn't work. who the hell knows if you can serve in office? nikole: the top candidates came out swinging. >> i hate to interrupt this episode of court tv. >> i like chris christie, but we cannot afford to have a president that supports common core. that supports gun control. >> i like marco, too. two years ago, he called me a jersey needed. against me. nikole: all the candidates want to do away with president
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elizabeth: the republicans will square off one finer time -- begin. eric: some say this debate was more important than ever. our crew caught up with more than 100 marco rubio supporters at it watch party. >> we are the first state to have a caucus. i think it is really important that we get to know the candidates and hear what they are saying. eric: donald trump has an early morning planned in iowa today. he has a rally set to start at 10:00 this morning. kcci will be there. elizabeth: more big stories, the
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suspension for its stance on same-sex marriage. this means real pain for many of the church's 9000 iowa members. as -- at the skip aliens voted to -- episcopalians voted to allow same-sex relationships. the head church then handed down a suspension. >> continual pain for those who are gay and lesbian, those members of our church, those in the community at large. how much more do they have to suffer from discrimination? elizabeth: the of this couple churches largely known as the u.s. branch of the anglican communion. eric: latinos across iowa a
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they say they have seen more immigration and customs the of this couple churches largely known as the u.s. branch of the anglican agents recently. agents arrested 121 people. none were arrested in iowa. advocates with the aclu say those with varying degrees of citizenship should educate themselves on their rights. happening today, a rally for justice for shirley carter. she was found shot to death last june in her rural lakonta home. her husband filed a wrongful death suit against their son, jason. elizabeth: new information on thursday's terror attacks in indonesia. shaina: officials in indonesia say they believe they know the identities of the five attackers who were killed in thursday's attacks. three additional people were
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two other people were killed and militants attacked a starbucks and police booth in downtown jakarta. the islamic state is responsible new controversy for the chicago police department. thursday, officials released this video that shows the black carjacking suspect by a white police officer. the officer shot cedric chapman after he claimed he saw a dark object in chapman's hand -- the dark object turned out to be an iphone box. the winners of the $1.6 billion come forward. three winning lottery tickets were sold. full year to claim their prize.
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eric: there was a $2 million winner in iowa. a powerball sold to brian stewart matched the first five numbers, but he missed the red powerball. he also added the power play to price. -- prize. elizabeth: cold temperatures bring a higher risk of pipes freezing in your home. safe and sound. tools people can try out. >> it is always really important to go into every single winter making sure you have the pipes.
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store that you can use to protect your pipes. these can go directly onto your pipes. this is a hose cover. that is a big way that air can come in and be a big source of your pipes freezing. freezing pipes are a bad thing that you want to avoid. one pipes freeze, they can split . when they split, they can break. >> turn the water on. pipes will keep the pipes from freezing completely shut. >> it does not have to be a lot of water, per se.
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slightly -- drip slightly. plumbers tell me, what is more important? a little bit of extra dollars or your whole house flooding? definitely something to way -- weigh. elizabeth: thank you so much. we want to find out just how cold it is going to get. metinka: last weekend was cold. this one is going to be even worse. readings will be falling through the 20's this afternoon. we will have a couple of flurries today. over the weekend, here comes another blast of arctic air. light snow will be moving in by the evening. overnight, we can see a quick shot of snow. that will be blowing snow concerns on sunday morning. the 20's to 30's below zero. temperatures struggling to make
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elizabeth: after 22 years of losses, the iowa hawkeyes finally got a win. eric: a tough place to play. the 16th-ranked talks were up against the fourth rate -- team. they went in to halftime with a 22-point lead. 15 points and 10 rebounds. the final score, 76-59. another big win for the hawkeyes. elizabeth: the struggling iowa state cyclones are looking for a turnaround in big 12 play. they will face the kansas state wildcats tomorrow at 3:00 p.m.
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michigan officials take a new step in dealing with the flint water crisis. how federal aid will keep people safe. eric: why a popular downtown restaurant will not be reopening. elizabeth: we will show you some apps to help make getting healthy a little easier. >> things are looking all good on the roads. you've got the all clear. no accidents and green all over our maps. the roads are open and there is no backup insight. here is the dot camera. plenty of room for you if you are headed out anytime soon. there 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.
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will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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>> this is iowa's news leader, this is kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning. it is going to be called -- turning colder today. we have the high today in the mid-to-upper 20's.
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we have some blustery winds out there. another round of snow tomorrow night and another cold blast of air. it will be 0-10 by monday morning. these are actual temperatures. the could be frostbite temperatures across northern iowa. elizabeth: sounds good. the latest in flint, michigan. the water crisis there. the governor is asking president obama to declare a major emergency to help provide water. flint's tapwater became too contaminated with lead after the city switched its water supply
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leak in porter ranch, california may be greater than previously thought. air samples show there is at least double the chemical -- cancer-causing chemical that is considered dangerous. thousands of people have been the southern california gas the levels are dangerous. a 34 acre outlet mall project in altoona is set to begin construction this spring. it will be located south of bass pro shops. none of the names of the tenants have been released yet. they will be announced closer to the opening, which is set for late 2017. nearly two years after a fire destroyed the old yonkers building downtown, crews are back to work on a renovation project. blackbird investments has started removing paint from the site.
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$20 million renovation project. when the paint is removed, the company will begin restoration of the historic road. a vietnamese restaurant a dong closed by fire will not reopen saturday. on twitter, the restaurant for final inspections and approval. a fire destroyed a dong at 15th and high downtown last august. eric: chipotle will be closing down all of its restaurants nationwide on february 8. the company will hold a nationwide meeting with all of its employees to discuss the recent e. coli outbreak. stocks rallied on wall street. the dow gained more than 200
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costing americans billions of dollars. j.p. morgan chase, wells fargo, and bank of america made $6 billion last year in those fees. 5 billion dollars came from overdraft fees alone. elizabeth: amazon is dropping its prime membership price from $99 to $73 for this weekend only. it runs through sunday at 2:00 p.m. only new customers can take advantage of the deals. it is doing this to celebrate the two golden globes it one for -- won for "mozart in the jungle." metinka: it is going to be colder than it was last weekend. we are already dealing with wind chills. it feels like close to zero across northwest iowa.
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keep this in mind over the weekend. conditions will continue to get colder. official values stay below zero. by sunday, even across central iowa, wind chills will be in the 20's below zero. by monday morning, wind chills will be about -25 with the actual temperature starting out at 10 degrees below zero. it is going to be a drastic temperature change. this morning, we are dealing with snow flurries. this area of light snow is tracking to the southeast. not enough to hamper your travel plans, at all. the wind is coming in from the northwest about 20 miles per hour. keep a firm grip on the wheel. while you were sleeping, a cold front moved through the state. this is the first arctic cold
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by tomorrow, that second cold front will be entering northern iowa. it will bring a chance for snow across the southwestern half of the state and should be moving out by early sunday. just a little bit of light snow is expected. the better chance of snow is tomorrow night by early sunday. 1-3 inches of snow could fall across the southwestern half of the state. temperatures will be falling this afternoon. wind chills will be colder. it gets even worse over the weekend. 13 is the high temperature on saturday. the cold air is going to stick with us. morning temperatures on sunday are below zero. eric: big changes on the way. elizabeth: let's see if we had issues on the roads.
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things will start picking up in the next hour or so. it is pretty empty for you, so enjoy that easy drive. here are your mobile speed units. 1700 guthrie ave. you will see another one at 5100 franklin ave. then at the intersection of brand and mlk. you will see cars at polk city. if you are around saylorville, you will see another at 37th street. elizabeth: if you are struggling to keep up with your new year's resolution to get fit, a few apps may help you out. eric: spring ask like a personal bleach a -- dj. elizabeth: charity miles helps you take care of the world while you take care of yourself area it donates $.10 per mile on your favorite charity or $.25 if you are running.
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in your car. exchanges. we will go live to washington dc she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care.
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and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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eric: welcome back. he did exchanges over immigration, islam, even new york values. elizabeth: political analyst marks and a low joins us live -- mark sandalow joins us live. >> ted cruz, donald trump, and chris christie -- they'll distanced themselves from the inside washington establishment that is so unpopular. trump's message and its effectiveness gets more clear. he went after china, "the new york times," he called american leaders do good, incompetent political hacks. people tend to vote with their head in the general election and their heart in the primary. trump is offering voters a chance to vote with their middle finger and that is proving to be
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much bleaker picture than days ago. who is closer to reality? >> on the one hand, you've got unemployment down. you've got the stock market going way up. on the other hand, you have wages not going up. it is one of these two ended things. the statistics are closer to barack obama's version. a majority of americans are better off today economically than they were eight years ago. but not all americans and the ones who aren't, the republicans were talking to them last night. elizabeth: mark, thank you. eric: new stories just ahead after 6:30. why the risk is so great for
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are taking to keep you >> this is kcci 8 news. elizabeth: oh the temps, they are a-changin'. we are about to bottom out. eric: shaina and metinka are also with you on this friday morning. we have to look forward to tomorrow. metinka: the chill is in the air this morning. we have the brisk wind coming in from the northwest dragging in the cold conditions and another reinforcing blast of that arctic air heading our way. saturday highs are near 13
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we have some blowing snow concerns. wind chills will be in the 20's and 30's below zero. elizabeth: all right. with those frigid temperatures returning, local plumbers are bound to be busy. emmy victor tells us why frozen pipes are even more of a risk. emmy: that's right. because some of your pipes can be in areas that are hard to see, it is hard to protect when they are frozen. they could be inside your walls, perhaps. >> the flow starts dwindling. generally, that means something is going on. emmy: the quicker you take action, the easier the job is for the plumber. plumbing and west des moines responded to plumbing problems
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pipes are leaking. force and flood your basement when you do thought out. emmy: you can see that we have the cabinet doors open. it is very important to let some of the warm air inside of the area. we have a space heater right here. really important to keep that around, especially on some of the colder nights. that way, there is no freezing to the area. not all insurance companies do cover water damage, so it is better to be safe than sorry. elizabeth: thanks. seven iowa police chiefs meet for a large-scale summit on gun violence. leaders from ames and several other cities talked in cedar rapids. police noted several high-profile crimes in the state
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it is not uncommon for iowa police departments to stay in deeper. >> the other chiefs -- it made sense to try to get together, issues we are looking at. waterloo? what is being done? and what is being done in cedar rapids. again, iowa city and ames. elizabeth: the chiefs also talked about specialized police units. eric: brand-new video of a dangerous chase in western iowa. it happened in council bluffs. police got reports of a man with a knife. the men took off in a silver bmw, ramming a police cruiser. the chase reached 90 miles per hour.
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arrested, he told officers he had been doing math. -- meth, members of the latino community in iowa say they are living in fear. some community members say they have seen more agents in our area. families with different degrees of citizenship should prepare and get informed. someone killed marion carter in her lacona home last june. her husband bill said he thinks it was the couple's youngest son jason. he filed a suit against jason last week, though jason has not been criminally charged. local a piscopo alien -- episcopalians say they are being punished for taking a stand by
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the anglican community in for three years and will not be allowed to participate in internal discussions. eric:elizabeth: cnn is reporting that two military aircraft have collided in hawaii. the planes were carrying a total of 12 people. field and an empty liferaft. right now, we are watching big developments overnight in the terror attack in indonesia. police in jakarta say the attack was funded by isis. a total of seven people were killed, including all of the attackers and another 20 were injured. police arrested three men connected to the attack. we are still waiting to learn
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with $1.6 billion in the jackpot, winners should get their affairs in order first. the winning tickets were sold inching a hills, california, mumford, tennessee, and florida. we do know who bought the $2 million ticket in iowa. >> someone is looking after me. you struggle sometimes and in a small town, it is hard to find that better paying job. this will help out a lot and secure me for the long run. elizabeth: brian stewart claimed his cash at iowa lottery headquarters yesterday. he bought three tickets. he and his girlfriend could not believe it when they discover numbers. he said they will keep on and pay off some loans. it was the blunder that bumped the vikings from the playoffs.
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for blair walsh. eric: he is 101 years old. what he says are the secrets to his healthy living. metinka: yesterday was nice and warm and the weather has taken a turn for the worse. it is going to get dramatically colder over the weekend. >> bundle up for the drive, but out there. you are looking at i 235. traffic is really starting to pick up, but we are not into
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there 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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metinka: good morning, the cooldown has begun. grab the warmer coats. by this afternoon, wind chills will be closer to zero. over the weekend, wind chills remain below zero. we will have a couple of flurries or some light mist early this morning, followed by accumulating snow, saturday night into early on sunday. sunday, the main story is brutally cold conditions. highs will struggle to make it above zero. wind chills will stay in the 20's to 30's below zero. eric: we will brace ourselves for it. we are getting super bowl fever kcci.
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the signs and banners are up at the airport in san jose, california. the game is at nearby levi stadium in santa clara. elizabeth: a lot of eyes will be glued to tvs because it will be really cold out there and you will not have anything better to do. kansas city plays at new england at 3:30. on sunday, it is pittsburgh at denver at 3:30. the winner of those games will play in the afc championship game. the green bay packers play the arizona cardinals on nbc. the seattle seahawks and carolina panthers play at 12:05 on fox. the winner of those games will play next sunday, january 24. that is when we will know who will play in super bowl 50. eric: we are so excited that the
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beyonce and coldplay will be performing at halftime. if you don't like the game, commercials. elizabeth: one of the teams not in the playoffs -- sorry, vikings. they lost in one of the biggest upsets so far. blair walsh missed a 27 year -- yard field goal. the season-ending blunder seems pretty bad, but he is getting some pretty sweet support from some of his youngest fans. >> dear blair, i feel bad for you. >> don't give up. you're still number one. elizabeth: i like, "dear blair, i feel bad for you." he signed autographs and said he will be keeping all of the cards and letters. shaina: a good lesson from the kids.
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a couple of stories of people doing good things. a viral video of a 101-year-old great grand father shoveling his neighbor's yard. he said he kind of kept at it all these years and he wanted to do his neighbor a favor. >> i think people appreciated seeing the video because there are so many things going on that people are not being kind to each other. kindness is the key to having a successful and good life. eric: it is so impressive. he is still in good shape for being 101. he plays golf and he swears by bacon and eggs for breakfast every day. elizabeth: there you go. bacon will not kill us all after all. the story of a homeless couple in tampa, florida is touching a lot of people.
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they could not afford the $93 marriage filing the. a tampa police officer wanted to help them out and they are now getting a dream wedding when others stepped in -- it is worth $20,000. they think that the flowers, tasted the food, picked out a cake. what an incredible gift. eric: it is going to be a busy and fun weekend. 20 to do inside. the iowa home show will have fully landscaped and furnished homes inside the fairgrounds today through sunday. tonight, the iowa energy play over at wells fargo. "the lion the witch and the wardrobe" is on stage.
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after that wild game, a grammy native country artist will be performing, as well. eric: they think they may have a record crowd for this saturday's game. elizabeth: good to see so many indoor events this weekend. it is frigid out there. temperatures are coming back. it is not too bad out there quite yet. metinka will tell you how low the temperatures will go next on kcci. >> ahead, charlie talks to sean penn about his interview with el
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>> the weather is never more than five minutes away on kcci. metinka: winter is back in the forecast. we are tracking light flurry activity across western iowa. you can see a little bit of the flakes coming down.
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being blown around. live super doppler is showing light precipitation backup through carroll and to the west of the jefferson area. we are not expecting much in the way of accumulation. just a light skiff of snow early today. the wind is making a big difference. that is going to make it feel colder. we have wind chills falling back into the teens. that is a huge change from yesterday, when highs were close to 50 degrees. even warmer clothing will be needed over the weekend, with wind chills falling below zero and staying there sunday into early monday. we have readings in the 20's and the 30's below zero. actual temperatures may not make it above zero on sunday because of the wind tracking in the arctic conditions. it is pretty gusty early today.
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moves through overnight. there will be another one overnight moving into northern iowa. is this one moves through on saturday night, it will bring another shot of snow with it. plus a reinforcing shot of cold air. early morning flurries will diminish by noontime. it is going to be cold out there. tomorrow starts off quiet and very chilly. by 8:00 p.m., snow moves into northwest iowa and moves into central iowa. by saturday night into early sunday, we could pick up 1-3 inches of snow across central and southwestern iowa. we have snowflakes followed by falling temperatures this afternoon. went chills will be close to zero. saturday, highs will be close to 13.
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degrees below zero. elizabeth: thanks, metinka? eric: any problems with traffic? shaina: we are looking pretty good. nothing that should slow anyone down to much. not too many stretches of slowdowns yet. that could change over the next hour. at 5100. you will see it cold county car today in polk city. there is one more in the saylorville area. elizabeth: we are just getting
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helicopter collision elizabeth: midair collision in hawaii. the coast guard is leading the search for survivors after marine helicopters collided near a wahoo.
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now to commitment 2016 -- the gloves are off in the gop. eric: the two front runners clashed in the big debate. >> one of donald trump's strongest political moments when he defended his hometown. his clash with ted cruz was one of the most talked about moments. >> everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal, pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage. >> when the world trade center came down, i saw something that no place on earth could have handled more beautifully, more humanely than new york. >> you had this really heartfelt response from trump. you don't get a lot of heartfelt responses from trump. >> cruz scored major points for
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>> when you go after ted cruz on a personal way and you damage someone who they think would make a fine nominee, trump is making a mistake. >> they have one more debate before the iowa caucus. eric: we will likely hear more about the debate today. donald trump will be holding a rally in urbandale this morning at 10:00 a.m. we will be live streaming that on kcci.com. we understand of her protesters when he was downtown this morning a job at joe's. elizabeth: we need to be prepared to bundle up this weekend. metinka: temperatures fall throughout the afternoon. we are dealing with flurries and a light mist this morning. the weekend outlook is a cold one. we will be dealing with cold temperatures on saturday, followed by snow overnight.
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shaina: nothing to worry about commute-wise. get ready for the cold this weekend. we have no accidents, just perfectly normal drive times. six minutes from the east. normal drive times from everywhere else. enjoy the drive. eric: she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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