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8 news this morning weekends." it is now 8:00 a.m. on the dot on saturday, january 16. we are preparing for a windy and cold next few days. frank: not a good combination, especially when you throw in a bit of snow tonight. we made it into the 40's on thursday, yesterday was not so bad, but things have got to change. we will see the sunshine out this morning. the wind chill is five below in des moines right now, went out of the north, northwest at 15 miles per hour. mason city, three above, 10 in ottumwa. when you factor in the wind, it just feels cold. 17 below in mason city. things will improve as we live throughout the morning hours, but still a very chilly start to
notice by 3:00, zero. we stayed pretty much below zero for most of the day today for feels like temperatures. alyx: more big stories this morning, family and friends rallied friday demanding justice for shirley cart more than 100 people gathered to remember the marion county woman at the knoxville courthouse. carter was shot to death in her rural lacona home in june. her husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their son , jason carter. people at the rally say they don't understand why an arrest hasn't been made. >> it's just as if the judicial system had come to a screeching halt. she was just a loving sister. i don't think she had an enemy in the world. she was just a great all around girl. alyx: both the county attorney and marion county sheriff's
citing an ongoing investigation. if you're lucky enough to beat the odds, prepare for everyone to know who you are. for all prizes more than $600, iowa law requires the basic information of lottery winners to be released to the public, including name, the city you live, and amount you win. only six states in the u.s. allow winners to remain anonymous. officials point to the eddie tipton investigation as a prime example of why transparency is necessary. the owner of the ticket wanted to remain anonymous. even from lottery officials. the former security director was found guilty of rigging the $14 million drawing. state representative bruce hunter is in favor of reversing that law. >> you've heard stories of people getting scammed and horror stories about supposed good investment opportunities that turned into just horror stories that i think could be avoided if those names weren't made public. alyx: hunter's house subcommittee plans to meet with
to discuss security. commitment 2016 news this morning, donald trump headed straight to iowa from his debate appearance in south carolina thursday. polls show a tight race between ted cruz and trump. the republican candidate is doing all he can to set himself apart right here in iowa. kcci's rose heaphy has the details. mr. trump: i'm angry about a lot of things and i won't be angry for long because once we straighten it out, ima very happy person. rose: trump owned the angry persona in urbandale. this after a dig by republican nikki haley when she asked voters to ignore the angriest voices. a crowd of more than a hundred packed in to hear trump at living history farms. trump answered questions from the audience, including one about his stance on refusing syrian refugees. mr. trump: it looks like an army is marching and this could be the all-time great trojan horse. it's probably not but we can't take a chance. rose: trump's words resonated with some voters. >> i have a big heart for the syrian refugees but like you said we just don't know who is , coming in to do harm and who
out to me. alyx: that was rose heaphy reporting. some said they went to listen to get more informed for caucusing, while others say this solidified their choice. trump will be back in iowa on tuesday. republican presidential candidate ted cruz is speaking out after coming under fire for saying donald trump has new york values. when cruz asked if he was sorry for those remarks, this is what he said. mr. cruz: i apologize to the millions of new yorkers who have been let down by liberal politicians in that state. they are fed up with policies that don't fight for the working men and women of this country, but instead further the elite , liberal views that have taken this country down a path that is not working. alyx: cruz's new york values comment has also made the texas senator an enemy of the new york daily news. take a look at this.
headline of its front page to "drop dead, ted." former president bill clinton back in the state friday, campaigning for his wife. he made a stop at marshalltown community college where he spoke , to a large crowd. clinton says americans have to stop the repeal of president obama's progress. clinton says iowans should caucus for hillary clinton because she will keep americans safe. he did not mention senator bernie sanders but said it was no contest. mr. clinton: it is not close who would be the best commander in chief. it is not close who's the best change agent when it comes to economic and social progress. it is not close who has demonstrated the toughness to preserve our constitution, to preserve our basic liberties. alyx: tomorrow night, all three democratic candidates will face off on the debate stage for the fourth time. this one in charleston, south carolina. you can catch it at 7:50 p.m. on nbc. speaking of bernie sanders, the
news close up" sunday. sanders says his college tuition plan should change the way we think about public education. mr. sanders: a college degree today is equivalent to what a high school degree was 50 years ago in terms of opening the door to decent paying jobs, so i think when we talk about public education, we have to expand that concept to public colleges and universities. alyx: make sure to tune in tomorrow morning for the full interview on "kcci 8 news close up," right after "face the nation" on kcci. we will check back in with frank , and those double digits behind you will not stick around for long. frank: this is actually a warm temperature for us for this weekend. it is unfortunately going to be going down from here, 10 degrees in des moines, webster city, one is the loneliest number.
it will not be so bad as long as you are not going out to the west, where they have snow around north platte and ride the city -- rapid city. look at st. louis, 51 degrees. not bad at all. minneapolis tops off at 22 and we will be stuck in the deep freeze, in the teens. today is going to be a chilly one, but not as cold as tomorrow. 15 is a high temperature today, sunday will be zero. monday, nine degrees, a little warmer and more sunshine. alyx: i will stay on the edge of my seat. fresh off a strong finish from the republican debate, marco rubio is hitting the hawkeye state hard with a series of town hall meetings.
marcus: it is a standing only crowd waiting for marco rubio. this event at the stony creek inn is about to start. it is one of four events for marco rubio this morning. in council bluffs, another town hall meeting at 11:00, spencer has a town hall meeting at 3:00, and cory gardner is campaigning with senator cruz. a part of the constituency that is hitting hard are young is full of young people. they are excited for what the presidential candidate has to say.
they are excited about campaigning. there is jack whitford on the stage introducing everyone. we will have much more coming up in about 25 minutes at 8:35 this morning, and again before the end of the newscast. we will listen and come back in about 20 minutes. marcus mcintosh live in johnston, kcci eight news. alyx: coming up after the break, the swirl. the newest art exhibit in des moines, we got a sneak peek at. and brrrr, it's cold. how iowans and visitors are handling the dropping
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news leader. this is "kcci 8 news this morning weekends" with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: good morning, welcome back. 8:13, a beautiful live shot from our jefferson webcam. there is that big ball of fire that will warm us up a little bit today, but not much, blue
some snowflakes by the end of the day, so enjoy the sunshine. 10 degrees in des moines. look at fort dodge this hour, just three degrees. it is a chilly start to your weekend. northwest wind pulling in arctic air from canada. the chill values around 025 below. we have some -- around zero to five below. the forecast will be going down for a couple days, but by tuesday, back in the 20's and maybe above freezing by friday. alyx: downtown has a new attraction, and the folks at des moines performing arts gave kcci a sneak peak friday. this is swirl. an illuminated led light sculpture that will be the centerpiece of the newly renovated cowles commons. it was created by an artist in san francisco.
feet wide. as you can see if you are looking closely at your tv. the lights integrate video of people running in the des moines marathon, and it will be on every night. >> the pixels are far apart from each other, so to enjoy you have to be at a distance from the piece. it's magnificent and will really draw people downtown. alyx: we are told swirl will be fully functional by the end of the weekend. well, not too many people out looking at swirl last night because no one wanted to stop, it was just too cold. and a lot of visitors are in town right now, about to get a taste of even colder temperatures. kcci's mark tauscheck talked to some visitors last night. mark: the downtown marriott is the hive where visiting media, campaign workers and folks like patti gregory buzz while they're in town.
>> those are my winter shoes. they're suede, that's my winter shoe. that is a dallas winter shoe. mark: patti doesn't have the iowa wardrobe, or attitude for this incoming deep freeze. >> there's supposed to be a minus, or 1 so no, there is no preparation for this texas gal anything to do with a minus anything. mark: jeff mcmahon moved here from washington, d.c. nine months ago. >> negative, like negative 14? something like that, i might be wrong. mark: there will be nothing positive about it. >> no, there won't be anything positive about it. mark: the owner of aimee in east village has been outfitting unprepared out of towners for 12 she can spot a big city visitor the moment they step in. >> you can tell when people are leisure, and taking a break from something and when we say welcome in, they are maybe not used to that. mark she just helped outfit the : lead in the broadway musical "newsies" playing at the civic center.
who spoke wistfully about performing in orlando a few weeks ago. this cnn photogrpaher here covering the run up to the caucuses said he had to go to rei in west des moines to buy winter gear to get ready for the weekend. welcome to iowa. >> i will be out playing in the cold just to see what it's like, for ummm, couple seconds . >> i've been sleep walking to close to the fire. but it's the only place that i can hold you tight. in this burning house. alyx: what a voice. that is grammy-nominated artist cam. the up and coming country artist will be performing tonight for free. to anyone who has a ticket to tonight's iowa wild hockey game.
game and fans can buy stage passes which are on the ice. you can still get your tickets for tonight's game and concert at iowa events center box office. might want to be close to the ice inside. frank: it is a little cool around the ice at the iowa event center but i have a feeling it will feel pretty good. check out this picture of some evils sent in on my facebook page by marianne a long red -- eagles sent in on my facebook page by marion a long red rock. 10 in des moines, a single degree in clarion. waterloo and marshalltown at six degrees. we are not going to be going up much in terms of temperatures. by this afternoon, we will work in a few clouds. 6:00, mostly cloudy, 11 degrees, and overnight we could work in a
mainly clear skies, or clouds upstream and some snow flurries will be working their way into the evening hours. the precipitation holds off until later today. it is all of this area of low pressure off to the west. if you are off to the north and east, i do not think you will see much snow. then a cold blast of arctic air pulling in the northwesterly wind for the rest of the weekend. it will be downright cold. more clouds around by this evening. 4:00, i think we will be no sleep cloudy. we could get a dusting to a half inch of snow tonight, but the heaviest stays to the south and west. sunday we will bring the sunshine back out but the temperatures, they will be cold,
west. in southwestern iowa, you could see an inch or two. the temperature will be the big story, combined with the snow, downright chilly. 15 our high temperature today. notice the low temperature tonight, for below, that is the actual air temperature. when you factor in the wind, it will feel more like 10 to 15 below. sunday's high just zero. monday's high just nine degrees, and we are back in the 20's for tuesday. above freezing. >> coming up on your morning sports, week two of friday night hoops.
tic-tac-toe passing, quentin curry with the jams. valley would win 74-50. the number one team rolling on. hoover at roosevelt, some nice roosevelt passes. quick with the finish off the window for two for roosevelt. hoover coming right back, quinn for three, rattles at home. hoover wins by one point, 50-49. dowling catholic on the road at ankeny last night. inside dowling has a big size , advantage. tim brown a two handed flush. , he feeds the big man, tristan cummins. ankeny was down two. laying out, getting on the
roberts, there he is. ankeny is up by a point and dowling comes right back. ted brown again, bucking in the fouls for the big man. dowling was down 31-30, and they would fall 67-59 the final , ankeny winners. urbandale plays host to mason city last night. first quarter, nobody going to guard him so he makes a 17 foot jumper and it is clear. urbandale answering. trevor miller inside. there is trevor. passes at around, gets it in he , lays it in for two. the big man is nimble. mason city, too much in this one, the hawks wins 69-30 the final. our game of the week part two, a
polk and valley. both in the top 10 in class five a. tony seeman has our coverage from the game. >> valley taken on southeast polk, two of the best teams and what is better than that? let's roll the highlights. two teams that know how to score and know how to put up a three. that is lexi merit for valley. southeast polk was rolling early and often. the senior, dropping three to grow the rams' lead. the story of the game, the player of the game, casey stewart could not miss with a career-high 35 points. southeast polk goes on to win 74-60. >> we came back hard. she finishes really well. >> we knew this was a big game for us and we came together, got the right shot for our team, and it helped our game. >> southeast polk is 10-2, the squirrel abides.
>> more girls hoops last night, johnston was ranked number one last week until they got the by mason city. last night, taking on ames. johnston would answer, rachel henders dialing long-distance. johnston would win this one comfortably, 86-46, dragons back in the win column. i will tell you what dowling has , one of the best players of the state, just showing off last night. a crossover pull-up jumper, knocks it home. ankeny pretty good last night as well. megan trumbull, but back to the hintner show. get it ahead to her and transition, and back up, finishes for the lay in. dowling wins 78-39 over ankeny. women's college hoops last night, drake beat indiana state.
those teams will play the opposite teams coming up on sunday. pro wrestling night and the iowa energy, they knocked off grand rapids 112-98 the final. iowa wild have a great game tonight. it is country night on the ice at the well. big day of basketball ahead, iowa state playing at k state. tipped time 3:00 live on espn you. as for these northern iowa men, they play host to loyola at 3:00 on fox sports midwest. the iowa women play at michigan state with a very tall challenge, 3:30 is the tip time. some baseball fans already looking forward to spring training.
who were held captive and those killed in the attack. plus contamination crisis. , how officials are handling the dangerous waters and what , residents in flint are doing about it. marcus: republican presidential hopeful marco rubio on the stage right now in the. i am marcus mcintosh. alyx: good saturday morning, everyone. it is 8:31 on your saturday, january 16. it will be a very interesting weekend weather-wise, wet and cold. for those traveling, it could get a little dicey out there. the cold -- frank: the cold is the big thing. definitely a chilly one, and it is going to get even colder. this is the warm day of the
wait until you see tomorrow's temperature. temperatures around the state, the further north you go, the colder it gets. one below in mason city, 14 degrees in lamoni. when he factor in the wind, it feels like two below in des moines, 10 below in ames. there's your wind chill planner, it is going to be cold all day long. temperatures hover in the teens but the wind chills are zero to five below. if you are sick of the cold and what a day above freezing, i have got it for you. alyx: right now, authorities say 22 people are dead after an al-qaeda-linked group seized a luxury hotel in africa. 126 people are free and three jihadists are dead in burkina faso. 33 people were wounded in the attack. in a separate development, an austrian doctor and his wife
near the mali border. the jihadists abducted the two from burkina faso. and back here in the states, there's a water contamination crisis in flint, michigan, that has already had deadly effects. the governor is asking for a federal disaster declaration, but residents have their own demands. adriana diaz has
more. adriana: flint residents stormed the state capitol this week , calling for the resignation of the governor, after learning their drinking water was contaminated with lead. the problems began after the city switched its water supply to the flint river in the spring of 2014. the corrosive water stripped lead from pipes, and children in the city were found with high levels of lead in their blood. the city has changed its water source, but environmentalists say the water coming out of faucets is still unsafe. now health officials are investigating a spike in legionnaire's disease. there have been 87 cases of the
have died, including troy kidd's mother debbie who died in august. >> did she die because someone didn't want to say, hey, the water might be bad? adriana: dr. marc edwards of virginia tech has been studying flint's water. >> if indeed it is true that this can be linked to the water system, there is a pretty strong likelihood, uh, yes, unfortunately people will have died because of this decision. adriana: fema says they'll respond to the governor's request as early as this weekend. the move would unlock federal funds to repair flint's water system and help residents. adriana ideas, cbs news, flint, michigan. alyx: the national guard began distributing bottled water to residents this week. turning to commitment 2016 news, donald trump hit the campaign trail hard friday morning in iowa.
"morning joe" at java joe's trump stopped in urbandale. at living history farms, more than a hundred packed in to listen and ask trump questions. trump says he believes his high attendance numbers will translate on caucus night, despite what analysts say. mr. trump i think actually, we are leading in all of the polls -- i have a feeling that we're actually going to do better than the polls are saying. alyx: also campaigning friday, former president bill clinton was making his way across the state on behalf of his wife. clinton spoke to large crowds about caucusing for hillary clinton on february 1. in marshalltown hundreds of , people turned out to hear the former president speak at the community college. clinton was welcomed with a standing ovation. right off the bat, he spoke about living in a reality-based world with dangers and concerns that hillary clinton can solve. clinton talked about how he met his wife and what she's done for americans. he didn't mention her opponent bernie sanders by name but said it was no contest.
somebody who can keep america safe, and restore broad based prosperity, who can deal with these kitchen table issues that are eating families alive, stop the president's progress from being repealed, if you want to know who is the most likely to do that, it is not close. >> it's good to hear other sides and other points of view. i hear a lot of what hillary has to say so it's nice to see what bill clinton has to say about her. alyx: people kcci spoke to at the event weren't necessarily hillary clinton supporters. some have no plans to caucus for her but were excited to see a former president in town. more presidential candidates will be in the state today. marco rubio, chris christie and ben carson all have stops for iowa. christie has two central iowa stops planned one in urbandale and another in ames. rubio will start his morning in johnston. that is where we are live with mark s. he is hosting a town hall meeting at the stoney creek inn. our marcus mcintosh will be
a beautiful shot this morning. frank: a beautiful morning, aside from the temperatures. this is a live shot from our lake panorama webcam. at least it looks nice outside, it just is not feel so nice. waking up to seven in ames, one in webster city, six in marshalltown. it is below zero in far northern iowa this morning. if you look around the region, there is your below zero temperatures, minneapolis one below, 12 below rapid city. a big cold blast affecting the entire midwest. 23 degrees colder for minneapolis then the same time 24 hours ago. there is your weekend planner, it is going to be a chilly one, more clouds by the afternoon.
temperature with wind chills in the teens to 20's below. alyx: the weather may not be heating up, but political season is. marco rubio is campaigning hard in iowa and he is starting this weekend in johnston. marcus: we are here live at the stony creek inn in johnston were marco rubio is on the stage. he is answering questions from people in the crowd right now. he answered a question from someone who says he has bone cancer and whose prescriptions cost $2000 a month, and wants to know what rubio can do about that. you know what, this is just the beginning for rubio today here in iowa. next he is an council bluffs
right now, he is telling iowans why he is the man to be president. he is excited to take on, hillary clinton in the general election. he says right now, america is not a weak country, it has a weak president, and he is here to earn support. rubio is excited, and as you see, a standing room only crowd. listen to what he has to say, and there are people here that want to hear what he has to say. there are a lot of young people here as well. rubio is answering questions, straightforward trying the war and the support of iowans going to caucus in february. live in johnston, marcus mcintosh, iowa's news leader.
restaurant quality into your your own home. it's time to get cooking. chef ande 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.
five miles per hour right now in fort dodge, eight miles in des moines. we will end the day with clouds and eventually some snow, about one to two inches especially to the southwest. temperatures back above freezing on friday. it is time -- alyx: it is time to get cooking. chef andrew is back. chef andrew: today will you making a lemon pepper shrimp scampi pasta. the key is to get your prep done ahead of time. a couple of minutes. we have a saute pan over medium-high heat, a little olive oil, and we will put in these beautiful raw shrimp. you might want to stand back.
splatter on you. alyx: this is made campaigning for my own chefs jacket. you are looking for the color change, right? chef andrew: yes, and they do not take much time at all, just a few minutes on each side. we will add some pepper and fresh garlic, about four cloves. gives us a lot of good flavor. you can see that the shrimp are starting to turn pink. alyx: that is quick. chef andrew: we can turn those over. alyx: how hot is your pan? chef andrew: medium-high, i would say, just so you get that nice sear. alyx: it has not hit me yet.
chef andrew: for sure. we will deglaze the pan with a little bit of wine. fresh lemon, and a little bit of butter as well. that is going to help create our sauce. then we are going to toss in some cooked pasta. alyx: all right in the pan? chef andrew: exactly, a one pot deal. you just want to boiled upon that until it is al dente, so when you bite it there is a little bit of pressure. also when you dump the pasta out, save a little bit of the water because we are going to use that to make the sauce. alyx: something i never would've thought to do. chef andrew: the starchy nest helps cling to the pasta and make a nice, light sauce.
parsley, and baby arugula, and that is it. alyx: it is really colorful. chef andrew: a lot of fresh ingredients, absolutely. here is the final dish. you can take some fresh parmesan cheese and shred that over the top. alyx: this smells delicious. i am sorry for the viewers at home who cannot sell this. people want the recipe, how can i get it? chef andrew: hy-vee.com under the "get cooking" link. alyx: we will provide links on our page as well. 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,
our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. >> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on "kcci 8 news this morning." frank: a great week to get out and take some photos, this one is from mirza. he is taking great pictures in thailand and he will be some other places. he got this one last week in downtown des moines. if you want to see that up close, go to my facebook page. temperatures out there this morning, not so great. clarion at zero, ames at seven. it is one of those days where it
when you go outside. as we head throughout the day today, temperatures do not go up much. 15 is our high temperature. we will work in some more clouds. 6:00 tonight, 11 degrees. notice how i have mostly cloudy skies, and i think that is how will be throughout the evening, and some snow showers through the overnight hours tonight. snow is just out to the south and west, and eventually that will be working its way in with an area of low pressure, but for the most part this system stays in the south and west. and arctic area of high pressure works in for the rest of the weekend to start out your work week, it is going to be downright chilly. there is the snow by this evening, down to the south and west.
it will clear out by the very early morning hours on sunday, not expecting much with this system. as a matter fact, it looks like around half an inch in the metro. around atlantic, maybe an inch or two, but that will be it for this system. the chilly temperatures are the main story. four degrees below is the air temperature tonight but it will feel more like 15 to 25 below. tomorrow, zero is the high temperature. waking up monday at eight below. tuesday, back in the 20's and back above freezing by friday. alyx: here with me this morning is local writer and musician dan mederios. originally from toronto, but you call des moines home. what kind of music do you play?
marcus: welcome back to kcci eight news this morning weekends live in johnston at the stony creek in. marco rubio just got through speaking and right now he is answering questions from the crowd. he is confident in himself and he says he will do away with the debt tax -- death tax. he says we have a weak president but not a week country and he would like to change that. he will be in council bluffs next, then spencer and tonight in sioux center. a big night for rubio coming off a strong performance in that republican presidential debate. we have more coming up tonight. marcus mcintosh live in johnston , kcci 8 news. alyx: we are going to check in with frank for a final look at the forecast. wet, windy, chile.
frank: the air temperature will be bitter cold but when you factor in the wind, extra chili. if you will be out
and about, you need to bundle up because it will be bitterly cold with wind chills at times five below. more clouds roll in by the latter portion of the day, eventually some snow flurries adding up to about one-two inches. [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. visit ncicap.org] mo: welcome to the henry ford's innovation nation.