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he answered questions from the audience and hit on controversial topics, like his stance on syrian refugees. it's all part of his final push here in iowa. donald: hello, everybody. rose: trump says he's ready to take on iowa, aggressively. donald: i'm going to be here so much in the next two weeks, you're going to be sick of me. rose: more than a hundred people packed the visitor's center at living history farms. less than three weeks away to caucus night, the polls show a tight race between trump and ted cruz. donald: i want to win iowa. we have a great relationship with the evangelicals, like fantastic, and with the tea party. rose: according to the latest quinnipiac poll, trump is behind cruz in both of those demographics for likely caucus-goers. but trump says he believes the large crowds at his rallies will translate on february 1st. donald: i have a feeling that we're actually going to do better than the polls are saying. rose: on tuesday, south carolina governor nikki haley referenced trump, when she asked republicans to resist the "angriest of voices." here, trump proudly wore his angry title.
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i am angry. i am angry at stupidity. i'm a guy angry at imcompetence. i'm angry when china is making $500 million a year and sucking our jobs. i'm angry about a lot of things. and i won't be angry for long, once we straighten it out. i'm a very happy person. rose: caucus-goers say this assertiveness is what attracts them to his campaign. karen: i want someone who is more middle of the road, and i think he's it. and i will be caucusing for him on february 1st, for sure. rose: other iowans still are doing their candidate research. gail: he's definitely strong-minded. but in terms of the caucus, i'm just weighing all the candidates right now. rose: trump will be back in iowa on the 19th, with stops in altoona and winterset. stacey: rose, donald trump is obviously trying to set him self apart from other republicans. did he say anything about the democrats he could be up against? rose: trump did take a jab at hillary clinton, saying he believes democrats are protecting her. he says what clinton has done is so bad. he also compared her to general petraeus.
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moines for a free showing of the new movie, "13 hours." it depicts the 2012 attacks in benghazi, libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. that attack was one of the most notable incidents during hillary clinton's time as secretary of state. again, it's free to get into the movie, but you do need to rsvp. showtime is 6 p.m. stacey? stacey: well, trump's main rival, texas senator ted cruz, is campaigning in south carolina today. he's now facing a federal lawsuit challenging his eligibility to run for president, because some say he may not be a natural-born citizen. newton: this is the worst-drawn provision in the constitution. it is the most ambiguous provision, and it hasn't been tested in 220 years. now, the time has come to have a case for testing it. stacey: the plaintiff in the case says while cruz is generally accepted to be a natural-born citizen, no court has ever definitively ruled on the question. cruz was born in canada, but his mother was american. now, talk from cruz about "new
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with some of the city's strongest supporters. sen. ted cruz: everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal, or pro-abortion or pro-gay marriage, focus around money, and the media. stacey: that was cruz in last night's debate. today, the "new york daily news" told cruz to "drop dead," with an image of the statue of liberty and an obscene gesture. the paper also wrote, "you don't like new york values? go back to canada." former president bill clinton is in iowa today, campaigning for his wife, hillary clinton. kcci's vanessa peng is live in marshalltown, where clinton just left marshalltown community college. vanessa: stacey, the event just wrapped up here a few moments ago. and as you can see, they are still breaking down and cleaning up. it was a packed house. we counted about 250 people here for the former president. bill clinton says its important for supporters to caucus for hillary clinton. he says if hillary clinton is elected president, she will keep america safe, and stop president
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being repealed. clinton says that hillary clinton is the best candidate. no one else comes close. bill clinton: are people better off than when you started? do children have a brighter future? and our things coming together? if you want to say a resounding yes, you can bring iowa home for hillary. vanessa: he goes to another event and coralville. we will have much more on this tonight at 6:00. live in marshalltown, vanessa peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: this week on "close up," vermont senator bernie sanders. the democratic presidential candidate stopped by kcci. he explained his ground game to our steve karlin. sen. bernie sanders: as of today, we will of held meetings in the state of iowa where some 40,000 people will have attended. these are people asking me
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in the end, tv ads are great, people. interview with sanders sunday morning at 10:30, right after "face the nation." also sunday, sanders will face off with hillary clinton and martin o'malley on the debate stage for the fourth time. this debate in charleston, south carolina. you can watch it at 7:50 p.m. on nbc. more news now, family and friends who want justice for shirley carter rallied this afternoon outside the marion county courthouse. someone killed carter in her rural lacona home last june. her husband says he thinks it was the couple's youngest son, jason. carter's husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against jason last week, but he has not been charged criminally. even a jackpot isn't enough to buy anonymity for many lottery winners. it's becoming increasingly impossible for big winners to hide their identity. lottery executives are trying to strike a balance between ensuring privacy and safety,
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public that real people can win. and lottery officials are confirming a tennessee couple has one of the three winning powerball tickets for the $1.6 billion jackpot. they say john and lisa robinson have the winning ticket, and that the lottery has verified it. the robinsons are from munford, tennessee. the other winning tickets were sold in chino hills, california and melbourne beach, florida. those winners have not been coming forward. next at 5:00, market meltdown. why wall street is seeing a rough start to 2016. plus, chipotle closing. why the mexican restaurant is shutting down every single one of its restaurants for a day. and later, support system. the unlikely place a minnesota viking kicker is finding encouragement, following a devastating defeat. you're watching kcci 8 news at
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e 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,
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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. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst, and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. stacey: right now, missing. choppy surf off hawaii is hampering the search for 12 crew members, who were on two marine helicopters that collided overnight. searchers have spotted a debris field spanning about 2 miles. the coast guard is leading the search, coordinating with the navy and air force. tough day of trading. stocks are down, as the price of oil takes another tumble. kcci's aixa diaz is live in
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aixa: stacey, u.s. stocks continue to slide. the dow, s&p, and nasdaq all closed down today. it's been a rough start to the new year for wall street. today, the price of oil sank below $30 a barrel. it's now trading at its lowest level since 2003. the white house talked about this today, saying the treasury department is watching the markets here at home and abroad closely, amid uncertainty in china. josh: there's no denying that weakness in other markets with whom we do extensive business is going to be a headwind for the u.s. economy. we're mindful of that, particularly as the international economy becomes more integrated. aixa: discouraging data on retail sales and manufacturing is also weighing on the market. stacey: and aixa, speaking of retail sales, what were the shopping trends over the holidays? aixa: well, americans tapered
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of the holiday season. in december, sales were down when it came to clothing stores, electronics, general merchandise stores. restaurants did better. more. expected. stacey: thanks, aixa. stocks are down more than 8% in just two weeks, an unprecedented slide for a start of a year. police in indonesia say yesterday's attack by suicide bombers in the heart of the country's capital was funded by the islamic state. they've seized an islamic state flag from the home of one of the attackers. and they've carried out raids across the country, killing one suspected militant. the french health ministry says one man is brain dead, and three others are facing possible permanent brain damage, after volunteering to take part in a botched drug test. officials say 90 healthy volunteers were given the experimental drug in varying doses, beginning earlier this month. six male volunteers between 28 and 49 years old have since been
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the drug trial was testing a new painkiller compound. chipotle will close all of its restaurants next month to hold staff meetings about food safety. the chicago-based company has been in the hot seat this past year, after being tied to a series of disease outbreaks, including e. coli, salmonella, and norovirus. walmart is closing more than 150 of its us stores. most are smaller walmart express stores, launched in 2011 as a pilot program. about 10,000 workers will be affected. walmart's ceo said recently the company would be reviewing its stores, amid increasing competition from online rivals. none of the store closures announced today are in iowa. amazon is lowering the price of its prime service. it's down from $99 a year to $73 for new members. the promotion celebrates the online retailer's two wins for "mozart in the jungle" at the 73rd annual golden globes. that deal runs through the
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also tonight, it's week two of friday night hoops. kcci's tony seeman is at southeast polk and valley, as the girls and boys get ready for tonight's game. tony? tony: it could be a fun one in southeast tonight. what a game, the girls tonight -- taking on valley. need i say more? both of these teams fantastic, southeast polk 9-2. they both know how to win in convincing fashion. needless to say, tonight will be a battle. >> i think anytime we play each other it is a fun atmosphere, always energetic. the girls really get up for it. there are certain teams that kind of spark the enthusiasm of that, this is definitely one. tony: as for the boys, valley is the number one ranked team in the state.
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tony seeman, kcci, iowa's sports leader. stacey: right now, downgraded. a rare january hurricane in the atlantic has weakened to a tropical storm, after moving over the azores. tropical storm alex brought rain, wind, and high waves to the islands. alex was the first hurricane to form in the month of january since 1938. dangerously cold temperatures moving into iowa. let's get back to jason with the details. jason: we have that wind chill advisory that we look at earlier, you can see some of us have not climbed above 0 in the feels-like category all day long. the rest flirting with 0 now. please stay bundled up, it will be downright frigid. this moves did not mind. you don't see this too often. the true definition of frolic in a picture come out near templeton, dave and sibleyilvia sent this in. i know there was one in
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they do not have much out there, though we did see some dusting earlier. clouds are clearing somewhat. more snow in the forecast coming up soon. but first, that cold. look at the next eight days, one very noticeable dip -- 0 is what we are dropping to on sunday. that is the first 0 or colder high temperature we have had in over two years. it will feel like it. it does not look that bad out there, the wind has died down a little bit. we were seeing upwards of 30 miles per hour, and we will can see those rain strong. wind chill down to 8 below, and only a morning low of 7. up to 13 by 3:00 p.m., 18 degrees shy of our average of 31. at least it is just a short
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making its way in. not looking a lot here, extreme southwestern portions have the potential for up to 3 inches. you should be waking up to a dusting on sunday, but that arctic cold will be in the mix. futurecast kicks the clouds out of your, and we wake up to some reasonably clear skies, at least for a little bit of the day. starting to work in the snow from the west, you can see futurecast takes the bulk through the southwestern portion of the state. a good chance that fort dodge, waterloo, you guys might get grazed with some snow -- not exactly a potent system here. i will not be surprised if some spots pick up an inch or two, mainly that southwestern adage. half of an inch for us in des moines. lamoni has about half of an inch. we still do not have that big
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5 degrees, wind chill in the 5-15 below. up to 13 tomorrow, we do have a chance for light snow as we head into the evening. look at this cold air mass sagging down. 13 in des moines, and we get that 0 in the metro on sunday. we start to rebound after that, but it is cold on sunday and monday morning. absolutely frigid. finally back with sunshine and average temperatures by friday. stacey: thank you, jason. time to beat the traffic. it is pretty normal traffic for this time of the night. but we do have a hotspot on westbound 235. let us take a look at the traffic camera on polk boulevard, the westbound lanes divergent, couple of stopped vehicles they're just ahead of
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tonight at 6:00, a debate over personal security versus the public's right to know. kim: so, you win the lottery in iowa. and now, you're required to go public. i'm kim st. onge. why one state legislator says that could create problems. stacey: plus, you won't want to miss this. a young central iowa man in hospice care gets a special,
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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, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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>> jeff locke is the holder, mcdermott is the snapper, and the kick is no good! stacey: today in the buzz, it's one of the biggest upsets in sports so far this year. and for some fans, it still hurts. with only seconds left in the fourth quarter, minnesota vikings kicker blair walsh missed a 27-yard field goal that could have advanced his team in the playoffs. of course, there was disappointment. but walsh is now finding support in an unlikely place -- a local elementary school. don champion explains. >> and the kick is no good! don: for vikings fans, kicker blair walsh's missed field goal sunday still stings. blair: i'll take the blame, because i deserve every second of it. don: surely, flashbacks of his season-ending blunder have been painful. but walsh has taken it all in stride.
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wanted. don: and while he's still taking the heat, thursday, he got some support from the youngest of fans. blair: that cheered me up a lot. don: walsh visited first-graders at northpoint elementary, just outside of minneapolis. earlier this week, after his missed kick, the students wrote walsh letters of sympathy and encouragement. >> dear blair, i feel bad for you. >> you are so, so good at football. >> don't give up. you're still number 1. don: the kindness and empathy weren't lost on walsh, and he says he had to return the favor. blair: thank you very much for all the letters you wrote and the cards -- very, very touching to me. it says a lot about you guys, that you were willing to do that. >> i think it is pretty cool that a famous athlete is in our school. don: before leaving, walsh signed autographs. and he left with a life-lesson for us all. >> keep on trying.
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don: don champion, cbs news. stacey: how great was that? walsh says he plans to keep all the cards and letters the students sent him. we're back next with a final
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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.
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so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. stacey: we have one more look at the forecast. we were talking about a 25 degree difference from today to yesterday. jason: colder. that is the slide we were talking about. we were not going to gain any degrees today, and that slide continues tomorrow morning. we will be bottoming out in the single digits, feels like in the
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mason city, zero is the high grade that will make its way down to the metro and beyond on sunday. dangerous cold, please be safe.
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stacey: 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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> pelley: oil drops below $30 a barrel, sending wall street into a nosedive.
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