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and a thoma. in the blue shaded counties, a wind chill advisory in effect. mason. -- fort dodge in mason city, that is a wind chill warning. that feels like temp early this morning. we'll see a little bit of improvement. sunshine later today, heading for highs of 10 degrees. those wind chills will stay below zero. warmer temperatures on the way this week. shaina: we'll start with commitment 2016 news this morning the democratic presidential candidates faced off last night in their final debate just two weeks before the iowa caucuses. elizabeth: the nbc news debate comes as polls show hillary clinton and bernie sanders are locked in very close races in iowa and new hampshire. sally kidd has more from washington. >> that is nonsense. >> to tear it up and start over again. sally: the debate brought some of the sharpest exchanges yet among the candidates. with senator bernie sanders
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>> right now what we have to deal with is 29 million still have no health insurance. >> i want us to defend and build on the affordable care act and improve it. sally: the candidates also mixed it up on guns. >> he voted against the brady bill five times. he voted for what we call the charleston loophole. >> i think clinton knows what she says is disingenuous. sally: clinton took on sanders for reversing his support for a law that shields gun manufacturers from lawsuits. >> what i said is we will re-look at it. we are going to re look at it and i will support stronger provisions. >> they've both been inconsistent when it comes to this issue. i'm the only candidate on this stage that brought people together to pass coverage of gun safety legislation. sally: and sparks flew over who would be toughest on wall street. >> we're at least having a vigorous debate about reigning in wall street republicans want
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>> i think it's time to put the government back on their backs. >> i have a plan that puts cops on the beat of wall street. elizabeth: there has been some criticism regarding the timing of the democratic debates. the last one was the saturday before christmas and this one is on mlk weekend. o'malley and sanders have both accused the dnc for doing this intentionally to ensure minimal viewing. the dnc denies those claims. our crews caught up with the urbandale democrats debate watch party at the beer house last night. the below zero temperatures didn't keep them from cheering on their favorite candidates. most of the people we spoke to say as the days prior to the iowa caucuses dwindle supporters are staying loyal to their candidate. >> i feel like the other side is stealing his thunder sometimes. they say they want income equality. that's bernie sanders.
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>> we're so much stronger as democrats obama's plan makes so much more sense than what i've heard from bernie's plan. both plans are better than what the republicans are putting forth. >> i know that the iowa caucuses are very hard for them to pull. -- hard for them to poll. national polls don't really mean anything here. i do wish we could get more national press. shaina: as we get closer and closer to the caucuses, candidates are really turning their attention to iowa. we're now just two weeks away, and kcci's alyx sacks has a preview on the campaign trail here in iowa. alyx: shaina, iowa is going to be swarming with candidates the rest of the month. this week alone is a jampacked with those candidates. starting with front runners. for the democrats hillary , clinton is back in iowa. she will be in toledo today at the civic center at 6:45.
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again have some star power demi lovato will join her on the university of iowa campus in iowa city. as for senator bernie sanders he will be in underwood on tuesday holding a county meeting. those doors open at 2:00, at umba hall. that night, senator sanders will host a town hall meeting in sioux city. now to the republican side. donald trump is busy this week, tomorrow morning he is holding a special announcement rally in winterset. then he's on the move with two more stops tuesday in altoona at prairie meadows and ames at the hansen agricultural student center. and senator ted cruz is spending this week campaigning in new hampshire. republicans will debate again
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8:00 on january 28, four days before the iowa caucuses. shaina: thanks alyx, breaking overnight, an early morning garage fire in urbandale wakes up the neighborhood. it happened at 2817 78th street. fire officials on scene say the flames were contained to a detatched garage, and no one was inside at the time so luckily no injuries. frigid overnight temperatures did freeze the closest fire hydrant, so crews had to use another one from down the street. officials tell us the garage is a total loss, but damage to the house is minimal. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. elizabeth: a community is mourning the loss of three young children and their mother this morning. they were killed in a fire early sunday on the 300 block of beech street in boxholm about an hour northwest of des moines. the victims have been identified as 27-year-old amber sorenson, 6-year-old autumn sorenson and 4-year-old brayden sorenson. their father was at work at the
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arrived on scene the home was already fully engulfed. they also had to battle frigid temperatures. >> froze up three pumper trucks , three tankers and two fire hydrants, one water tower, drained another water tower. >> it was 14 below on the bank sign just miserable working conditions for everyone. elizabeth: the cause of the fire is still under investigation. southeast webster grand school district is planning to have grief counselors available for there is also a gofundme page setup for the family. it's already raised more than $24,000. you can find a link to donate on our website kcci.com. shaina: happening right now, three americans freed from iran this weekend are now at a military hospital in germany, waiting to be reuinted with their families. washington post journalist jason
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hekmati, and christian pastor saeed abedini were exchanged for 7 iranians being held or charged in the united states, accused of sanctions violations. another detainee has chosen to remain in iran and a fifth has already arrived home in massachusetts. and overnight we learned several americans are missing in iraq right now. an iraqi government officials says the group went missing this weekend in baghdad, and were likely kidnapped from their interpreter's home. no one has been able to contact the americans, and the u.s. embassy in baghdad says it is working with the iraqi government to locate them. and the search for 12 marines missing off the coast of hawaii, enters its fourth day. two helicopters carrying the marines in a training exercise collided last thursday, and only small pieces of debris have turned up since then. crews have been searching off oahu's north shore, but rough seas and high waves are making that search more difficult. the coast guard says at this point, there is no intention to call off or suspend the search. elizabeth: back here in iowa still no word on the condition of a woman injured in a deadly union county crash on saturday.
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between creston and afton. iowa state patrol says 61-year-old donna spare was driving a car that crossed the center line striking 49-year-old deanne hoffman's vehicle head on. hoffman was killed. spare was taken to methodist medical center in des moines. the crash is still under investigation. and authorities are still looking for anscaped sex offender, 26-year-old ross clouse. he did not return to the fort des moines work release facility friday. clouse was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2014 after being convicted of third degree sexual abuse and indecent contact with a child. if you have any information on his whereabouts call police. shaina: it is 5:09 and one degree out. metinka: this will be the coldest day that we will see for some time. get out there and bundle up. get ready for a nice warm up. one below zero in ames. those are the actual temps.
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chills. they are in the teens and 20's below zero. high's afternoon will be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. things are headed in the right direction. midteens off to the southwest. tuesday, into the teens and 20's, plus we've got snow on the way for tuesday. will likely end up with a coating of one to three inches. elizabeth: thanks metinka. today is martin luther king junior day and we have several events to celebrate the holiday planned in the metro. the john r. grubb ymca is hosting its annual prayer breakfast at the knapp center. the doors opened at 7:00 a.m. several students also plan to brave the cold at 10:00 a.m. and march from the capitol to the sculpture park reciting poems in dr. king's honor. and governor branstad will sign the martin luther king junior proclamation this morning at 10:45. shaina: still ahead on kcci. the hawks are hot. another big win this weekend for the iowa basketball team.
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today's new national rankings. elizabeth: and wild deadly weather. multiple people killed in two storms in different parts of the country. we have brand new video in overnight. shaina: plus the safety feature that's missing in several new cars. and why it's keeping services like aaa very busy lately. hopefully you will not need to wait around for aaa today. it is brutally cold. no problems on the road. we have no mobile speed units from the des moines mobile speed units in honor of mlk day. taking a look at the roads now. 235 at 63rd street.
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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. metinka: good morning. it is another cold start. one degree in des moines. we are waking up to clouse but no snow. -- waking up to clouds but no snow. grab all of that warm winter gear, you're going to need it. we are under a wind chill advisory. a wind chill warning up to the
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wind chills in the 20's and 30's below zero early this morning here this afternoon, we will see some improvements. sunshine is in the forecast. highs will be a couple of degrees better than yesterday. we do a nice warming trend. today will be the last really cold day we see for some time. maybe for the rest of the month or season. high tim just getting back to the 20's and 30's. -- high temperatures getting back to the 20's and 30's. elizabeth: happening right now people in sarasota, florida, are cleaning up after a deadly weekend tornado. you can see some of the damage here. the national weather service says two people were killed when the tornado hit, but it's unclear at this point how they died. four children were also hospitalized but they are expected to be ok. thousands of people were without power for several hours. and dozens of homes are completely destroyed this morning. and in michigan one person is dead and 3 others in critical
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highway crashes sunday. snow and wind caused whiteout conditions making driving very dangerous. police say as many as 50 cars and nearly a dozen semi trucks were involved in this massive pileup near hartford. officials say they saw some vehicles driving as fast as 70 miles per hour in the storm and want to remind people to drive safely when conditions are bad. shaina: sports news now. this morning we have the lineup for this weekend's nfl conference championship games. the new england patriots will face the denver broncos sunday at 2:00 p.m. here on kcci. and the arizona cardinals will take on the carolina panthers at 5:40 p.m. on fox. in college basketball now the hawkeyes were picked to finish ninth in the big 10. today they might be closer to ninth in the nation. the hawkeyes just keep winning. they're now undefeated in big 10 play. the best start so far of the fran mccaffery era. the hawks took on michigan in front of a sold out home crowd sunday. jarrod uthoff started the game
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23 points for the night. peter jok also had a big night. he made four threes to finish with 16 points. final score 82 to 71 iowa. the hawkeyes will play rutgers on thursday. and it's a very big monday for the iowa state cyclones. espn will be in ames today to broadcast isu's game with the second ranked oklahoma sooners. the game caps off at it :00 p.m. -- at 8:00 p.m. iowa state is looking to avoid back-to-back home losses for the first time in five years. a win would also get them back even in big 12 play. elizabeth: on wall street the stock market plunged hundreds of points right from the opening friday. the deep declines were sparked by tumbling oil prices, crude fell below $30 a barrel its lowest level in 12 years. volatility in chinese markets also rattles u.s. stocks. the dow dropped 390 points friday. the nasdaq lost 126. if you're still using windows 8, it is time for an upgrade.
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so users will no longer be able to block viruses or hackers. all windows 8 users can upgrade to windows 10 for free. cellphones go everywhere with us today. but beware your smartphone could be tracking your every move. your location history can be found on a hidden map deep in your smartphone. for iphone users here's where you find it, go to settings, privacy location services, system services, frequent locations, then click any history item. experts say this information could leave people vulnerable to stalking. >> since october 24, it does exactly what time i was there. >> they could see everywhere you have been. >> it is dangerous, especially if you have someone that has been tracking you unknowingly. elizabeth: apple says your iphone keeps track of your locations in order to provide you with personalized services
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to turn it off go to settings , then privacy locations services then click off. for android users delete the google location history and switch off the enable feature. the department of transportation says more u.s. flights are arriving on time. hawaiian airlines and delta airlines are currently topping the rankings. the agency says flights on the 13 largest airlines arrived on-schedule more than 83% of the time in november. that's up from 81% in 2014 but complaints have also risen 56% from last year. shaina: you may want to check your trunk before you hit the road. dozens of cars no longer come with a classic safety feature. aaa says they helped more tens of thousands drivers with tire problems in the last year many of whom are shocked to find they don't have a spare tire in their trunk. in fact there are a growing number of new cars that don't even have a space to store a spare. instead cars are being equipped
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all. my spare tire that wasn't there. kit. >> shock and a little bit of anger. nobody thinks to ask do i have a spare tire? you automatically assume that you have one. model year came standard with no spare tire. aaa has a comprehensive list of those vehicles on its website. experts believe cutting costs and increasing fuel economy are the driving forces behind the trend. today would be such a terrible day to have to change a tire. elizabeth: it would be brutal. metinka: these temperatures are in the harsh zone. one below in ames.
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it feels like 20's below to the northeast. across central iowa, we've got wind chills in the teens below zero. in the pink shaded counties, that is a wind chill warning for dangerously cold conditions. wind chills to 35 below brought the morning hours. wind chills getting closer to zero by around 3:00 this afternoon. highs will be in the double digits today. a little improvement over yesterday. early this morning, we that cloudy this drifting in from the northwest. no snow with these clouds. our snow maker is across the west. timeout that next snow chance. no snow today. after midnight, clouds roll in. by 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., snow moves in.
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that evening commute tomorrow will be snowy. the snow wrapping up at 6:00 a.m. on wednesday. generally one to three inches, although there could be a pocket of forest totals toward council bluffs and red oak. no snow out there early this morning, just a lot of cold. one degree now in des moines. tomorrow that snow moves in. it is going to be with us early into wednesday. your travel plans will be affected. going to be a lot slower. as we head toward the weekend, temperatures warm up finally, back in the 20's and 30's. shaina: hopefully you don't have to change a tire.
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it should be lighter traffic with the holiday. because of martin luther king jr. day, des moines does not have any mobile speed units deployed. polk county does. aixa: are super pacs a luxury or necessity when running for president? i'm aixa diaz in washington with
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television ads. aixa: one super-pac that has spent tens of millions of dollars this campaign season right to rise which supports jeb bush. but the cash hasn't translated into high poll numbers the -- high poll numbers. the former florida governor is struggling to reach double digits. >> you can't straight out buy an election but it helps you stay alive. aixa: political analyst marc sandalow says while having a well-funded super pac doesn't guarantee victory the money certainly helps. >> it's very difficult to get your message out if you don't have the money to advertise on television, to fly between new hampshire and iowa. aixa: two candidates with no super pacs bernie sanders and donald trump. >> one of the reasons i think trump is succeeding is he's not beholden to a lot of the donors. aixa: sandalow says running a successful campaign without a super pac is possible but nowadays rare. >> you can't do that if you're just a middle class or upper middle class person with some
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you need millions and millions of dollars behind you. elizabeth: in 2010 the supreme court ruled donors can contribute unlimited amounts of money to groups supporting candidates as long as the -- elizabeth: in 2012 newt gingrich became one of the first presidential candidates to take advantage of the supreme court decision. his well-funded super pac made it possible for him to stay in the race beyond iowa and new hampshire after losing both states. shaina: another overnight fire. the challenges crews faced. just into the newsroom, and a higher police 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.
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and get 6 gigs of data for just $40 a month plus get $300 back. let's not overthink this. shaina: right now on kcci, early morning fires. the weekend fire that turned deadly, killing a mother and three children. how the small town is reacting this morning. plus, an early morning garage fire. how the chilly conditions make fighting fires a difficult task. shaina: and the democrats go head to head, tackling the tough issues while tackling each other. how they squared off last night just weeks ahead of the iowa caucuses. >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: good monday morning, everyone. i'm elizabeth klinge. shaina: and i'm shaina humphries, along with metinka. it is so cold out.
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shaina: i had to take a picture of the temperature in my car, it was zero. metinka: we have wind chills again in the teens to 20's below. the feels like temperature and marshalltown, 21 degrees below zero. bundle up, get all that warm winter gear on, it is one in des moines. we have wind chills near 20 below that will continue through midmorning. not much wind today. tomorrow, snow is in the forecast. we will pick up one to three inches of fresh powder, followed by a welcome warm-up with highs in the 20's and 30's are the rest of the eight-day. elizabeth: sounds good. thanks, metinka. in commitment 2016 news now, democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders went toe to toe on gun control sunday night, while martin o'malley struggled to be heard. weijia jiang has the story from
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weijia: bill and hillary clinton greeted supporters and posed for pictures following the final debate before the iowa caucuses. earlier, mrs. clinton and vermont senator bernie sanders clashed on a number of issues starting with gun control. , ms. clinton: he voted for immunity for gun makers and sellers, which the nra said was the most important piece of gun legislation in 20 years. weijia: clinton slammed sanders for voting repeatedly with the nra, but the vermont senator pointed to his lifetime rating of d minus with the powerful gun lobby. mr. sanders: i think secretary clinton knows what she says is very disingenuous. weijia: fiscal policy and healthcare reform also dominated the discussion here in charleston. mr. sanders: in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, we should have healthcare for every man, woman, and child as a right. ms. clinton: there are things we can do to improve it but to tear it up and start over again,
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debate i think is the wrong direction. weijia: former maryland governor was also on the stage, but struggled to get a word in. >> i don't think there has been a single debate where people left saying they heard too much from martin o'malley. weijia: a new poll gives clinton a big lead nationwide over both democratic rivals, but sanders was unimpressed, and quickly mentioned he is winning in the new hampshire polls and is tied in iowa, where voters are set to caucus in just two weeks. weijia jiang, cbs news, charleston, s.c.. elizabeth: bernie sanders was the top candidate discussed on both twitter and facebook, according to reps from both social media companies. south carolina holds the first-in-the-south democratic primary on saturday, february 27. it is crunch time. iowans have the chance for a lot of facetime with candidates as the caucuses draw closer. with exactly two weeks to go, kcci's alyx sacks has a look at
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week. alyx: elizabeth, it is a very busy week ahead in iowa and the next couple of weeks until february 1. let's look at some of the republican candidates who will be in town throughout the state for the rest of the week. marco rubio has a series of town hall meetings today in waverly, ottumwa, and coralville. governor chris christie will be in council bluffs this morning for a town hall meeting at 8:30. senator rick santorum will host a town hall meeting in marshalltown at 8:30, and then he will head over to glenbrook for another meeting at 10:15. we will take a closer look at some of those front runners, very busy in iowa. donald trump in fact has three stops all in one day. hillary clinton, bernie sanders all will be here. one candidate who is running up
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elizabeth: next up on the debate stage, republicans. they will debate just before the iowa caucuses next week here in des moines. shaina: right now, authorities in ohio say police officer has been found dead. just before midnight, a woman said police officers in danville were in danger, that her ex-boyfriend had weapons and was looking to kill an officer. they do have a suspect in custody. authorities say the officers are best weapon had been taken to did not say how the officer died. and the u.s. embassy says it's working in full cooperation with iraqi authorities to find the several americans who have gone missing in iraq. the 3 people were kidnapped by militants in baghdad from their interpreter's home. the missing americans have yet to be identified. three americans held prisoner in iran are being medically evaluated waiting for release. another detainee has chosen to remain in iran and a fifth has already arrived home in
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one of the men held hostage has been identified as a washington post reporter and another, a former u.s. marine. in exchange for their freedom the u.s. dropped charges against seven iranians. they were serving time for sanctions violations in the u.s. back here in iowa, central iowans celebrated the release of those prisoners over the weekend. living waters fellowship held a special ceremony on sunday morning at riverwoods elementary. the congregation has a connection to the family of the pastor released. members met his wife a few years ago during a prayer vigil at the capital, and kept in touch with her. elizabeth: breaking overnight, an early morning garage fire in urbandale caused quite the commotion. fire crews responded to 2817 70 eight st just before 3:00 this morning. fire officials on the scene say the flames were contained to a detached garage luckily no one was inside at the time. chilly overnight temps did freeze the closest fire hydrant forcing crews to use one down , the street. officials tell us the garage is a total loss, but damage to the house is minimal. the cause of the fire is still
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more big stories this morning a , small town is mourning the loss of a mother and three young children after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. >> it is a small town, everybody knows everybody anyway. it's a small community things like this are tough. elizabeth: 27-year-old amber sorenson, 9-year-old riley, 6-year-old autumn, and 4-year-old brayden were killed in the sunday morning fire. the fire happened in boxholm , about an hour northwest of des moines. the weather made things difficult for firefighters and equipment. multiple pumps, trucks, tankers and fire hydrants froze while crews were trying to fight the fire. a go-fund-me page has been setup for the family. you can find a link on our website kcci.com. officials in union county are investigating a deadly weekend crash. it happened saturday on highway 34 between creston and afton. 61-year-old donna spare was driving a car that crossed the center line.
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hoffman's vehicle head on. hoffman died following the crash. spare was taken to methodist medical center in des moines no word on her condition this morning. elizabeth:in eastern iowa school districts , are seeing a benefit in replacing some diesel school buses with propane-fueled ones. not only is propane considered a cleaner burning fuel but districts say the buses are better in this bitter cold. >> cold weather issues with the propane has actually gone away. we have evidence of these things starting at 30 or 40 below up in northern minnesota and canada without being plugged in with no issue. elizabeth: the cedar rapids community school district is buying seven of these buses for the next school year. linn-mar schools rolled out 4 this school year. transportation leaders say diesel fuel can gel-up when the temps drop. propane doesn't have those issues. the school buses to cost about $5,000 extra, but the
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maintenance saves districts in the long run. shaina: it is 5:38 this morning. a lot of people could have the day off for the holiday. metinka: the schools that are having school this morning are running late, and that is great because it is brutally cold. if your kid does have school today, wind chills will not be above zero. nonetheless, make them where all their super warm gear. right now in des moines, it is one above zero for the actual temperature, the wind chill 13 below. we are under a wind chill advisory central iowa and a wind chill warning to the north until 9:00 a.m. a warm-up is coming in the 8 day forecast. elizabeth: still to come on kcci eight news this morning the , story behind sean penn's secret visit with the drug lord el chapo. what he revealed in an interview with "60 minutes."
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how long this special couple has been together. and why it wasn't the only milestone they celebrated over the weekend. elizabeth: and a new initiative
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the plans already under way. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci eight news this
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elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right now coverage with shaina humphries. shaina: one degree right now in des moines. at least the wind has settled down, but it is enough wind to drive the temperature down to 10 below zero. wind chill advisory 10 news for all these blue shaded counties until 9:00 a.m., and a wind chill warning up to the north. that is where the worst conditions will be, with wind chills at 20 to 30 below. conditions will be improving but we will still need to keep all that warm gear handy, with highs only near 10 this afternoon. wind chills will likely be at below zero, so no big warm up for today. temperatures are heading in the right direction over the next eight days, 20's back in the forecast and 30's.
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in the morning buzz, some people say sean penn helped capture one of the world's most wanted men. last night on "60 minutes," penn sat down with charlie rose to explain his relationship with el chapo. here's some of what he had to say. charlie rose: do you believe that the mexican government released this is part because they wanted to see you blamed and to put you at risk? sean penn: yes charlie: they wanted to encourage the cartel to put you in their crosshairs? sean: yes charlie: are you fearful for your life? sean: no. i was not present to report on the things people would like to see reported on. i was not present at murders. i was not present to see narcotics. what i was present for, i wrote, i wrote that to use as a pillar about the policy of the war on drugs.
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know if sean penn went to see a drug lord on the run and had a conversation with him, with a mexican actress he is smitten with, you knew that was a story. you knew that was a big story. you are not naive. you seem to know more about it. it's unevitable. sean: no, no no. shaina: you can watch the interview at cbsnews.com. >> look up here, i'm in heaven. elizabeth: david bowie's "blackstar" has debuted at number one on billboard's top 200 album chart. bowie's final album sold 181,000 units in its first week of release, earning the singer his first-ever number on album in the u.s. news of bowie's death also fueled sales of his previous material, as nine albums from his catalog debuted on or
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shaina: that is a huge difference. a couple in california had twice the reason to throw a party this past weekend. nicholas and rafaela ordaz celebrated their 82nd wedding anniversary. the entire family was there to mark the occasion. from their kids to great-great grandkids. mr. ordaz also turned 102 last friday. the couple does have some advice about how to make a marriage last. they say the secret is in respect, affection, and not sweating the small stuff. the ordaz family is not too far from setting a record for the longest marriage ever record. the world record for longest marriage is 86 years. elizabeth: i would say they are well on their way. that is impressive. now here's a photo that's been blowing up the internet. it shows the special bond between a south dakota bride and her service dog. valerie parrott and her medical alert service dog, bella have been a team for two years. val suffers from panic disorders and migraines and bella helps by
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she even has her own blog , detailing the life of a service dog team. that is important for people to know about.
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metinka: it is another bitterly cold morning, one degree in des moines. five degrees below zero currently in lamoni. the windchill this morning is in the teens and 20's below, and these are the temperatures you need to dress for to protect your skin from frostbite. to the north is where the wind chills are the worst, but even in central iowa, it feels like the teens below zero. we are on a wind chill advisory in the blue shaded areas until 9:00 a.m., and above that is a wind chill warning. improving weather by this afternoon. by 2:00 p.m., wind chills will be closer to zero but staying just a low zero throughout the day. -- just below zero throughout the day. we have been watching a band of clouds moving in from the northwest.
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they are high clouds to they should be moving out throughout the afternoon. our next weather maker will be coming from the rockies, bringing us accumulating snow tomorrow. we will have afternoon sunshine, and it will be very cold. tomorrow, by 6:00 a.m. the snow moves into the metro lasting into the afternoon. your evening commute will be pretty snowy, but the snow comes to an end around 6:00 a.m. on wednesday. most of the accumulation will be in central and southwestern iowa. one degree now in des moines, no snow falling but it is cold. zero. snow moves in tuesday and out on wednesday, and get ready for warmer temperatures. who knew we would be cheering for 20's and 30's? by sunday, we have another
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above freezing. -- but highs are back above freezing. shaina: let your car warm-up and bundle up because it is frigid. there are no des moines police unit out today in honor of the holiday, but we have two from the pole county sheriff's office, northeast 3rd street and 7400 southeast 6th avenue. elizabeth: president obama revealed a new initiative to cure cancer.
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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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elizabeth: welcome back. on the health alert, when it comes to curing cancers, the possibility is greatly increasing that the u.s. will soon find the cures for many. during president obama's state of the union address last week, he revealed a new initiative to find the cures. the university of texas md anderson center created the moon shots program back in 2012, which is made up of teams of doctors and researchers. they are looking to cure breast and ovarian cancer, leukemia, lung, prostate, melanoma and more. >> our goal is to dramatically reduce cancer mortality through prevention early detection and treatment. we are in a point where we can actually convert knowledge into
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elizabeth: there are 1200 clinical trials underway, involving more than 11,000 patients per year, and they're producing life-saving results. vice preisdent joe biden has been supporting the program for years. and new data shows women are waiting longer to become mothers. the cdc says its been rising for the last 15 years. the average age is now up to 26. back in 2000, it was just under 25-years-old. researchers say this is partly because there are fewer mothers under the age of 20. the teen birth rate has hit an all-time low. economic factors also play a role with an increased number of women putting off motherhood for higher education or a career. shaina: at the box office this weekend, "ride along two" has landed at the top spot. the comedy with ice cube and kevin hart made more than $34 million. leonardo dicaprio's thriller "the revenant" remained in second place with more than $29 million. "star wars, the force awakens" was pushed down to number three,
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secret soldiers of benghazi." and "daddy's home" came in fifth. elizabeth: today on "ellen," sir elton john stops by. they talk about his kids and husband. shaina: elton shares that his kids love music including , everything from "hotline bling" to "rocket man." they also talk about a few of their family trips. ellen: i saw pictures of you. first of all, you took them skiing and we have a picture of you taking them skiing, which is. now do you ski? elton: not at all. no. it'd be like the queen mother going down the slopes, good evening. it's amazing how young kids love skiing because they're so close to the ground. it's a bit like danny devito skiing i suppose. but they love it. elizabeth:shaina: plus, elton performs his classic hit "blue wonderful" from his latest album, "wonderful crazy night." this monday, ellen has a wonderful, crazy day.
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morning is live with new overnight news. here's what we are walking -- working on for 6:00 a.m.. alyx: we are just two weeks away from the iowa caucuses, where the candidates will be and how they -- how you can catch them. metinka: temperatures are on an upswing with the week ahead, but more snow moving back into the forecast. shaina: thank you so much for joining us on this chilly monday morning.
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