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double my miles when the first year ends. no annual fees, no blackouts, let the fun begin. don't fence me in. get the discover it miles card. >> you are watching kcci 8 news. shaina: right now two fire investigations. what happened in this big blaze in fort dodge and the strange place it broke out. and the key clue officials found in boxholm what may have sparked the fire that killed a mother and her 3 children. elizabeth: also this morning what a win. how iowa state pulled off a big upset beating number one oklahoma last night. shaina: and snow is headed our way. live super doppler hd showing you where it is along with this picture from council bluffs . we'll tell you what to expect and when here in central iowa ahead. good morning everyone, and thanks for waking up with kcci on this tuesday morning, january 19.
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elizabeth: i'm elizabeth klinge. we want to get right over to metinka to see when we will be seeing snowflakes. metinka: it is still a couple of hours west. down to atlantic, creston, lamoni. it is going be snowing for much of the day. it will end around 5:00 p.m.. central iowa, i was no will continue to 7:00 or 8:00. it will be a snowy day. lighter totals here in the metro . slightly heavier over towards council bluffs. still going to be chilly today. eight degrees now in des moines. headed for 15 this afternoon. it warming trend is in your 8-day forecast. shaina: turning to today's big stories fire officials in fort dodge are investigating a massive fire that destroyed a downtown warehouse. it happened monday at the graham tire company right across the street from the fort dodge fire station.
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for hours. inside the warehouse more than 6000 tires burned leaving the 4-story structure completely engulfed in flames at one point. fortunately no one was inside . all 5 workers were on a lunch break when the fire started. >> i actually seen it 8 miles away on my way in to town and could not believe when i come over the viaduct and seeing that it was our building on fire and knowing that i was in there an hour earlier. shaina: one firefighter did suffer minor injuries to his hand. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. and we're learning more about a fire in boxholm this weekend that killed a mother and her 3 children. officials say they found a space heater inside the home where the family was killed. they say that could have started the blaze but have still not announced an official cause. the father of the family was at work at the time of the fire. there is a go fund me page to help the family that has already raised nearly $40,000.
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our website kcci.com. elizabeth: rape case closed. authorities in marion county say dna evidence has solved a cold case nearly 8 years later. 44-year-old james murphy is charged with second-degree sexual abuse. marion county deputies say in 2008 murphy kidnapped a woman at knife point in rural marion county and sexually assaulted her in a vacant house. the victim couldn't identify murphy which is why so much time went by without an arrest. but his dna from a 2014 sexual assault case in decatur county recently matched the unsolved case from 2008. >> obviously you don't want to have criminals out there thinking they can do these things and not be held accountable. obviously i hope the victim finds some type of resolution or solace in this result. elizabeth: the statute of limitations in iowa for sexual assault cases is three years after a known match is found in codis. that's why authorities say rape
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years later. shaina: it was a big night for iowa state basketball last night. they took on the number one team in the country, oklahoma, in front of a national audience on espn's big monday. monte morris helped secure the win for the cyclones with a rebound and two free throws with just seconds left on the clock. morris finished the night with 20 points and georges niang had a good night too with 22 points and abdel nader finished with 20 points. the cyclones upset the sooners , final score 82 to 77. isu is on the road next against tcu on saturday. tipoff is at 3:00 p.m. on espn you -- espn u. meanwhile the iowa hawkeyes made another big jump in the national polls monday. the hawks are now up to ninth in the nation. that's the highest iowa has been ranked since 2001. sunday's win over michigan gave iowa its first 5 and 0 big 10 start in the last 19 years. iowa heads to new jersey next to take on rutgers.
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6:00 p.m. on espn u. elizabeth: new this morning doctors in eastern iowa say a common repository virus is on the rise. kcci's alyx sacks is following the story this morning. just how common is this rsv? alyx: elizabeth, the centers for disease control says almost all children will have had a respiratory syncytial virus infection by their second birthday. but rsv can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. rsv infects the lungs and breathing passages. healthy people usually experience mild, cold-like symptoms and recover in a week or two. the cdc says to look for loss of appetite, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, a fever about 1 to 3 days later. in very young infants, irritability, decreased activity, and breathing difficulties may be the only symptoms of infection. >> we don't have a specific treatment for rsv, some people will require breathing treatments, steroids but generally that's not how we treat it. those are a small population of
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treatment, so its really just -- so it is really just supportive measures. alyx: coming up next, just how easily the virus can spread my shock you. what simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones. that story in thirty minutes. shaina? shaina: developing overnight, the fbi and homeland security are concerned about possible threats against this year's super bowl. and intelligence bulletin was linked and one insider says drones are one security threat officials will be looking for. officials say people could use drones to disperse something hazardous over the stadium in santa clara. right now, officials say there are no specific credible threats but they are preparing as much as they can for lone wolf attacks. in michigan, governor rick snyder is expected to deliver his state of the state speech today as anger grows over the
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came in termination -- response to flynn's water contamination crisis. hundreds of people gathered outside the governor's home monday called for his arrest and resignation. new development of the search for 12 marines off the coast in hawaii on monday. such crews found three life rafts that one board to helicopters that collided. no other debris or signs of survivors have been found. officials say they are not giving up and finding survivors is still a possibility. in los angeles, utility crews are working to stop a massive natural gas leak. they now say the leak is too dangerous to let it burn off by itself. several people have left their homes to protect themselves. elizabeth: these -- the drive to work sounds like it could be fine. metinka: the roads are just fine
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-- just fine in the metro. it is very light snow. we are not expecting much to accumulate. one to three inches. lighter totals close to i-235. starting out this morning, it is eight now in des moines. headed for a high of 18 degrees. rosa become slippery by mid afternoon. mid afternoon. elizabeth: in commitment 2016. of the aisle are trying to hold of voting. aixa diaz has more from washington. aixa: donald trump is touting a major announcement and special guest at an event in iowa today. this comes as the billionaire candidate is neck and neck with ted cruz ahead of the iowa caucuses. on twitter trump once again questioned cruz's eligibility to become president because he was born in canada. cruz fired back while campaigning in new hampshire.
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prepared to do what is ever needed to keep this country safe and that typically doesn't include spending your time on twitter. alyx: bernie sanders heads back -- aixa: bernie sanders heads back to iowa as polls show him gaining ground against hillary clinton in the hawkeye state and in new hampshire. in washington i'm aixa diaz. elizabeth: ted cruz is getting help here in iowa. shaina: candidates on both sides are spending as much time as possible in the hawkeye state with just two weeks left until the iowa caucuses. we caught up with hillary clinton monday when she stopped for coffee at scenic route bakery in des moines. she also held a town hall meeting in toledo where she told voters that her background as a former first lady and former secretary of state gave her a front row seat to the presidency. marco rubio held a town hall in coralville where he talked about immigration. rubio said he's against a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants but he would be open to allowing some once-illegal
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citizenship once the southern border is secured. and republican hopeful rand paul visited the kcci studio monday morning. senator paul says the polls under-represent his campaign's presence in iowa. he believes he has captured young voters who aren't well represented in the early polls. senator paul also opened up about his plans for a competitive health care system and spoke about his ideas for a more fiscally responsible budget. elizabeth: a few other republican candidates are in the metro today. donald trump, carly fiorina, rick santorum and mike huckabee are all attending the 10th annual renewable fuels summit. that starts at 1:30 today at the prairie meadows conference center in altoona. on the democratic side vermont senator bernie sanders is back in iowa today. he starts with a town hall meeting in fort dodge this morning. then he will head west to carroll for a meet and greet at noon. and a cool event happening tonight at simpson college. the culver city public policy
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engagement rally and mock caucus night with iowa nice guy scott siepker. there will be separate mock caucuses for democrats and republicans. the event starts at 7:00 p.m. at the black box theater at simpson. taking a stand. the message these protestors hoped to convey on martin luther king junior day and the very visible way they went about it. shaina: plus gas is how much now? what forced two stations to go as low as they could possibly go. elizabeth: and lunch plate problems. the new rules lawmakers are considering that could affect what your child eats at school , that is ahead. shaina: we have issues to report on the roads. it is expected to be this way for the next couple of hours. will head outside and take a live look. shaking and bit. 235 and the 2nd avenue.
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right now, everything looks >> 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. snow is headed our way.
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tracking off to the south east you'd eventually all of that snow will be moving into central iowa but it is still a couple of hours away. eight degrees now in des moines. a breeze to the southeast at seven miles per hour. the wind chill now three degrees below zero. those kids are going to need to take all of the snow gear. only light snow amounts are expected. one to three inches of very fresh powder. reaching only in the teens. i will let you know how much you can expect at your house coming up. shaina: thanks metinka. we want to show you a video of a fire engulfing the top floor at a hotel. it is now destroyed. no injuries so far. it is where princess diana was
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monday marked the martin luther king junior holiday and the black lives matter movement staged protests in several big cities across the country. you're looking at video from a protest in minneapolis on the left, where protesters are demanding justice in the police shooting deaths of two black men killed in the last year. on the right protesters shut , down the bay bridge in san francisco during rush hour demanding the mayor's resignation. traffic was stopped there for at least half an hour. elizabeth: there were also celebrations of dr. king's life and work all across the country monday. this is the annual wreath laying ceremony by the alpha phi alpha fraternity in birmingham , alabama. this park was the site of many demonstrations during the civil rights movement. this parade in washington d.c. brought thousands more people together to honor the civil rights leader. people there said it's important to celebrate the progress made so far and inspire people to continue to work on the civil rights of others. and thousands of people flocked from all over the country to visit the civil rights museum in
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a celebration there in honor of mlk day attracts about 8000 people every year to tour the museum learn about king's work , and participate in fun activities. officials said people had to wait a half an hour or longer to get inside their. shaina: several people in the metro came together to honor martin luther king as well remembering his work and hoping , to inspire others to continue to fight for the rights of others. >> we are happy to have the community come out from the mayor to the chief of police te -- police, the faith community and non profits all coming together as greater des moines to celebrate this day not a day off but a day on. shaina: hundreds of community leaders came together for a prayer breakfast at drake university's knapp center. this is the fourth year of the breakfast. it started with a little more than 200 people. about 800 people showed up this year. young people came together to give back at community youth concepts as well. they spent the day melting down pieces of crayon into molds which they plan to give to hospitals. they also painted signs for
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organizers say they hope this event inspires young people to continue to give back for the rest of their lives. >> i think we try to inspire people to give back to their communities whether that is living out his dream, i hope it might be one component of it. shaina: those at community youth concepts tell us they don't just spend time giving back on dr. martin luther king jr. day. they do service projects all year. elizabeth: economic headlines now, oil prices have reached a 13-year low after the u.s. lifted sanctions against iran monday. the country now plans to increase oil production by $500,000 a barrel. u.s. stocks were closed monday to honor the mlk junior holiday. following a major sell off friday, the dow dropped nearly 391 points. the nasdaq fell about 126. the s&p 500 was down about 41. a recall alert for you this morning. trader joe's is recalling its store-brand raw cashew pieces over a possible salmonella
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the nuts were sent to stores in more than two dozen states including iowa. trader joe's is asking for customers to return their products for a full refund at any trader joe's store. luckily no one has gotten sick from this problem yet. the united states treasury secretary will head to puerto rico tomorrow to discuss the territory's public debt crisis. the island is $72 billion in the red right now. puerto rico's governor is asking congress to change a law that will allow the territory to declare bankruptcy. a new report projects robots could take over more than 5 million jobs over the next 5 years. the authors of the report say more robots will replace workers the repot says office and administrative jobs are most at risk. the u.s. postal service has increased rates for its fastest shipping services.
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delivers in one to three days jumped nearly 10%. and priority mail express overnight service rose more than 14% on average. the price hikes went into effect late sunday. shaina: gas prices have been falling fast lately but nowhere near as fast as in houghton lake , michigan, this weekend. check this out here it -- check this out. a price war between two gas stations sent prices as low as $.49 per gallon. more than 500 people lined up to take advantage of the drastic price cut at both stations. there were so many cars police had to be called in to direct traffic. prices are back to normal there this morning right now in the metro you will pay about $1.70 per gallon of regular gas. metinka, today better than yesterday but still not a day you want to stand outside and pump gas. metinka: still snowing out to the west here at it is tracking off to the southeast. eventually the snow will be moving into the metro area.
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west of omaha, that is where the whole system extends. we will snow chances by late this morning, lasting through the afternoon. just a far southwest counties are partially snow-covered. the snow will be moving into the i-35 corridor by noontime today. it will be snowy. snow pushes through i-35 by 8:00 p.m. maybe a little bit of sunshine but more like snow is on the way, thursday morning across western iowa. not much accumulation is expected. generally across central iowa, about an inch of snow. two to three inches are possible across the north western corner.
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advisory in effect through 9:00 a.m. plus, it is still chilly. wind chills below zero so grab the warm coats. eight degrees in des moines here no snow falling just yet. headed for 15 degrees, like a key relations are expected. -- light accumulations are expected. tomorrow, improving conditions with highs getting back into the 20's. pulling back a little bit on friday. on the weekend, 30's are back in the forecast. shaina: everything looks fine outside here if you're leaving anytime soon, you should be ok. right now we have mobile speed units and a lot of them in des moines.
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elizabeth: another change could be coming to the school lunch
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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.
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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 is responsible for the content of this message. shaina: welcome back to kcci. students could be seeing some changes in the lunch line. elizabeth: it's all part of a new bipartisan senate agreement.
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washington with the details. aixa: the proposed legislation eases requirements on schools giving them more flexibility when it comes to the food they serve. the measure revises healthier meal standards put in place over the last few years. some schools say those measures were too strict and costly. under the new agreement, whole grain requirements would be scaled back. an upcoming deadline to cut sodium levels would be delayed. the senate agriculture committee is voting on this tomorrow. shaina: aixa, one of the issues that came up with the regulations was whether students were even eating the fruits and veggies they got at school. are they looking into that? aixa: that is right. the kids are required to put them on its trees. what they are doing with fruits and vegetables is throw them away.
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figure out how to reduce that waste. elizabeth: aixa diaz, live in washington for us. shaina: new stories ahead in our next half hour. we'll tell you about the sickness spreading through iowa right now, what to watch for in your child, and how to keep them healthy. plus new information about a possible terror threat at the super bowl. what officials are most worried about this morning. and big stars boycott the oscars. why they say this year's show is not recognizing all the best performances of the year ahead. >> we enjoyed what we were doing. we were serious about our work. we were serious about our songs. and serious about where we wanted to take the band. but along the way, we really rocked and had a good time. elizabeth: he sure did.
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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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>> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: more snow headed our way this tuesday morning. live super doppler showing where it is in the state right now. this picture from council bluffs shows it starting to cover
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commute. good morning everyone and welcome back. shaina: we are here with metinka keeping an eye on it inching over. metinka: it won't be here likely until about noon but it is snowing from here to atlantic. this is tracking to the east and the southeast. we are expecting very light snow but once it begins in your neighborhood, it will last through the afternoon. light precipitation is expected with one to three inch totals. it will begin around noon and last for 7:00 or 8:00 with highs near 15 degrees so grab the warm coats and mittens. shaina: big stories this morning. no cause yet for that massive fire in a fort dodge warehouse. inside, more than 6,000 tires burned. danny menke: thankful no one got hurt. material things can be replaced. shaina: crews responded within seconds.
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is right across the street from graham tire company. firefighters could only spend a short amount of time outside due to the bitter cold, single-digit temps. luckily no one was inside the warehouse. all five workers were on a lunch break when the fire broke out. one fire fighter did suffer minor injuries to his hand while responding. we have learned the possible cause of a fire in boxholm that killed a mother and three children. fire investigators say they found a space heater in the room where the fire started. temperatures at the time of the fire, six degrees below zero. the family's father was away working at the time. a gofund me account has been set up. go to kcci.com to find a link. elizabeth: case closed in marion county. authorities say dna evidence has solved a cold case nearly 8 years later. >> we hope that this stands to show other people that you can't get away with a crime and it will come back on you.
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murphy is charged with 2nd degree sexual abuse. in 2008, he kidnapped a woman at knife point and sexually assaulted her. his dna from a 2014 sexual assault case in decatur county was recently submitted to the fbi's dna database and matched the unsolved case. the victim couldn't identify murphy, which is why it took so long to arrest him. >> hilton magic strikes again. elizabeth: and history is made in ames yet again. last night, the 19th ranked cyclones claimed their first win over a number one ranked team since taking down kansas in 1957. they beat the number one ranked oklahoma sooners 82 to 77 on espn's big monday. monte morris helped the cyclones close out the victory by providing a jumper, rebound and two free throws in the final 21 seconds of the game. he finished the night with 20
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team-high 22 for iowa state. the team is back home next week for another big monday showdown against kansas. shaina: right now the fbi and homeland security are concerned about possible terror threats against super bowl 50. a retired fbi agent says one potential security threat to a successful super bowl is the drone. jeffrey harp: if someone were to use a drone to disperse something, it could be a potentially hazardous situation. shaina: a new government report sent to bay area law enforcement also warns of a vandal potentially cutting fiber optic cables, shutting down the internet. harp says the biggest security threat is a repeat of what we saw in san bernardino; a lone wolf attack. there will be increased security in and around super bowl 50 next month. the mayor of flint, michigan is headed to washington to discuss the city's water crisis. mayor karen weaver says she hopes to secure a disaster declaration. the water supply was contaminated with lead when the city switched sources from the
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river in 2014. tests later showed elevated blood lead levels in children. residents are now using bottled water. and in southern california, officials say they won't be able to stop that gas leak until next month. socalgas says it's giving up trying to trap and burn the gas released by a huge natural gas leak, because it's just too dangerous. instead, they'll continue drilling a relief well. that should be done by the end of february, and will hopefully stop the leak. emissions have been making residents sick for weeks. elizabeth: new information this morning about a sickness spreading throughout the state. alyx sacks is here, and it's really making some kids miserable, alyx. alyx: that's right elizabeth. t his rsv comes with the tune of coughing, wheezing, sniffling from a runny nose. not fun and can be serious for infants and older adults. it is a respiratory virus that
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winter is a common time for the infection and the cdc says infants and children affected usually show symptoms within four to six days. even after recovery, very young infants and children with weakened immune systems can continue to spread the virus for up to one to three weeks. doctors say it is important to remember the three c's. heather meador: with this one also, we want you to disinfect your home. so if you have a child at home that's been diagnosed with rsv or it's a daycare provider, we need some disinfection going on. so we need you to make sure you're cleaning those hard surfaces areas that are commonly touched, door knobs, toys. alyx: coming up next, the surprising number of patients impacted by this virus each year and how many lead to hospitalization. that story in thirty minutes. live in the studio. alyx sacks, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader.
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to bring your snow boots out. this know is out across western iowa going in our direction. right now it is snowing near carol through creston. you notice it tracking to the southeast with more snow in nebraska and eventually it will work here this afternoon. we expect snow to reach here by about noon time but it will be quiet. a nice fine powder will accumulate by 3:00 with one to three and totals expected for central into southwest iowa. the roads for the evening will be slippery so plan ahead for slower than usual travel. shaina: looking ahead. a handful of candidates will be in the state again today ahead of the iowa caucuses. carly fiorina, rick santorum, donald trump and mike huckabee will all be in altoona early this afternoon for the 10th annual renewable fuels summit. frontrunner donald trump will also be making a stop in ames
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he says he has a major announcement with a special guest. elizabeth: on the democratic side, bernie sanders has multiple stops planned across the state. he will be in fort dodge, carroll, underwood, and sioux city. elizabeth: ahead, oscar boycott. the two big stars who are taking a stand. why they won't be watching and why they don't want you to either. shaina: and a music legend is silenced. singer glenn frey's lasting
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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:metinka: snow is on the way, it is hourly snowing across southwest iowa through omaha and creston. most of lakes yet here but it extends through omaha to north platte and northward toward bismarck and north dakota and it will work its way right through the central part of the state. this morning snow stays across southwest iowa moving slowly toward the metro area. we will see snow continuing through the afternoon toward the early evening and we expect light totals so even though it
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bit with one to three inches of accumulations and temperatures will stay chilly heading for highs only in the teens. >> hilton magic strikes again. elizabeth: just love seeing this. a big night at hilton coliseum. fans' ears are probably still ringing after that one. we've been talking about the cyclones big win, defeating number one oklahoma last night 82 to 77. shaina: it's been a pretty good season for basketball here in iowa. sportscenter posting this on facebook last night. teams from iowa have beaten a number one team three times this year so far. uni beat unc on november 21st. iowa state beat oklahoma last night. and iowa beat michigan state on december 29th. elizabeth: it's all the talk on our kcci facebook pages. people are writing, patricia says, "i was grateful the game didn't go to ot. i need my beauty sleep." pam writes, "iowa state is the only team of the three that beat
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playing with a full deck and all team stars! way to go cyclones!" tanner writes, "now time for drake to take down a number one!" shaina: is that the tanner and our production studio? well also in the morning buzz today, two big stars are skipping the oscars this year in protest. director spike lee and actress jada pinkett smith are also calling on others to boycott the awards. the reason? no african-americans were nominated in the best acting or directing categories for the second year in a row. this is despite a number of critically-acclaimed performances, including pinkett smith's husband will smith, who starred in concussion. the hashtag "oscarssowhite" is now trending on twitter. elizabeth: it is pretty hard to ignore the lack of diversity there. a lot of stars on social media
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death of eagle glenn frey. frey died monday at age 67 from several illnesses, including pneumonia. he had a huge impact on the music world, forming the eagles with don henley in the early 1970's. more than 150 albums sold, so -- 150 million albums sold, so many great songs. hotel california, lyin' eyes, take it easy. and also his solo career with the heat is on and you belong to the city. henley released a statement saying 'he was like a brother to me, we were family.' shaina: nice tribute happening now too. they're playing all eagles and glenn frey this morning on the radio, 93.3 kioa. another story getting a big response online. a four-year-old girl gets a ticket from one of the speed cameras on i-235. todd anderson of missouri was in des moines over thanksgiving weekend. his daughter, ashlin was not with him, but her name was on
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letter for an appeal hearing. anderson says his daughter's name is on the title in the area that says 'transfer upon death', and that might be why. but he's hoping he can appeal the ticket without bringing his 4-year-old to court. it's sparked more debate over the speed cameras on our facebook page, but we did want to share one funny comment. duane wrote, "that is one fast barbie jeep." elizabeth: i guess she's going to wonder if she has a record by the time she gets to driving. speaking of a barbie jeep, a little boy in new york state got a power wheel for christmas, but he didn't get to play with it for very long. jeffrey maness: the next morning when we went to the porch he was just saying "car, car!" looking for his car, and it was gone of course. elizabeth: yes, the new power wheel for 18-month-old tryston maness was gone. the family put it on the front porch to charge the battery, and someone stole it. dad jeffrey put a plea on facebook for people to keep an eye out for it.
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people in the community. donations came pouring in, and pretty soon tryston had a new little truck, a helmet and a shed to keep it safe and locked up. a good resolution to that one. shaina: oh, the power of facebook. this story is also going around on the site. a new study claims cheese could hear cancer. researchers in michigan found the natural preservative nisin, which is found in cheddar and brie, can kill cancer cells. at least, it did in rats. it has not been tested in humans. but hey, it is "food for thought." elizabeth: here's another one of those studies that sounds too good to be true. sleeping in on the weekends can be really good for your health. chicago researchers found those who get fewer than five hours of sleep raised their risk of diabetes by 16%. but, if those same people get more than nine hours on two consecutive nights, such as the
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normal levels. shaina: there is hope for us after all. elizabeth: it is a 5:46 on this tuesday morning. shaina: we are looking at jordan creek, metinka will tell you
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>> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning. snow is coming, it is a restoring through ida grove. it is tracking to the east and southeast with a couple counties and hours away from the metro. the roads in central iowa are drivey. the whole system is moving in from the west. and up to the north in bismarck. the whole thing will be moving through minnesota and iowa during the afternoon but we only expect light totals despite it snowing for much of the day. we expect totals by about an inch across central iowa with upwards of two to three inches to the southwest. very light snow but it will be
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afternoon and the commute looks like a slow go. a winter weather advisory in effect and off to the southwest. after 9:00 p.m. the snow should be out of central iowa and road conditions will improve toward tomorrow morning. it is also pretty chilly with wind chills below zero and teens and 20's in the north so dress warmly. currently it is eight degrees. clausen the wind chill at three degrees below. the light breeze coming in from the east, heading for 15 degrees. light snow moving into des moines by men and lasting through the evening but we end up with light accumulation of one to three inches. wednesday will be quiet and temperatures will be better in the mid-20's. and for thursday there's a slight chance for snowflakes.
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snow accumulations to the west on thursday. that will be followed by a warm-up. shaina: everything looks fine and accident free with a number of mobile speed units. five of them in des moines. the first is at 3440 9th street -- 3400 49th street.
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elizabeth: a new debate over the use of crumb rubber turf. a soccer coach in washington state has discovered that the turf may harm athletes over time. over 50 players have been diagnosed with cancer, most of them goalies. now lawmakers want more studies to be done to see if the crumb rubber is safe. but school officials like it because its relatively low maintenance and they believe its safer on the athletes. >> it helps cut down on ankle sprains, acl tear's. there was no concern about
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elizabeth: another reason officials like the turf is it mother nature. right now there is no research lawmakers are urging the government to investigate the health risks though. shaina: the average woman paints her nails once a week. and new research has discovered that a chemical called tphp in the polish is not only on women's nails, but also inside their bodies. tasha stoiber: nail polish is the only personal care product that has this chemical listed as an ingredient. shaina: a joint study by duke university finds that the chemical in some polishes can get inside your body. researchers tested women for signs of the common chemical flame retardant, triphenyl phosphate. every woman had elevated levels after they painted their nails. about half of all nail polishes have tphp. shaina: star of "scream queens" and "grease live" keke palmer joins ellen today. keke talks about traveling to miami for new years eve and attending diddy's party. elizabeth: plus, she also shares with ellen her first encounter
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ellen: so you went to hang out with diddy? keke: yes and like my first encounter of a diddy party was his birthday party you guys, and i didn't know what to expect i don't do a lot of hollywood type parties and stuff like that i usually keep it very low key. but i was like, you know, what i'm gonna go out and have a good time. and i saw leonardo dicaprio and kanye west dabbing in the corner. i'm like i didn't even know leonardo knew that dance. elizabeth: plus, keke also tells ellen her new music video for "i don't belong to you" is slightly revealing. and country star dierks bentley performs and surprises one lucky fan with a private flight and tickets to a music festival in florida. ellen's somewhere wonderful this tuesday, right here on kcci at 4:00. kcci 8 news this morning as live with new overnight news. >> more than 2 million toddlers
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fire is each year. iowa doctors say it is on the rise. something more serious could be going on. metinka: snow is heading our way with light snow totals expected but roads will be slippery bimetal afternoon especially for the evening commute. -- slippery by the middle of the afternoon especially for the evening commute. elizabeth: you can see on highway 141 it is a nice drive
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