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you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. >> the most-watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: a live look outside at noon. the snow is starting to fall here in the metro. good afternoon, thanks for
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the snow has been making its way across iowa all morning. let's start off with frank. how much snow could we see this afternoon? frank: it depends upon where you are. in the metro is not as much but down to the south, a bit more. the other story is another cold one. wind out of the east bringing in drier air holding off the snow. notice the humidity at 64%. the viper computer model has snow making it sound to central iowa. it is already picking up on accumulation, we will show you that in a moment. 2:00 p.m. had white snow. here is the trend through the afternoon. the best chances for snow between three at 5:00 p.m. -- 3:00 and 5:00 p.m.
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5:00 has 16 degrees with a wind chill in the single digits and by 8:00 the snow moves out. i will let you know where the highest totals could be coming up in a few minutes. mollie: a live look at the road conditions right now across the state. as you can see, the roads are snow-covered mostly in western iowa. in central iowa they are clear but stay tuned. another thing covering the state, candidates. the countdown to the caucuses continues today, with candidates crisscrossing the state. presidential candidate bernie sanders held a rally in fort dodge this morning, hoping to continue to build momentum with a four-stop bus tour of our state. he's touching on a number of topics, including health care. sen. sanders: the solution is to understand that every other major country, not just canada not just the uk, france, germany, scandinavia, every
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health care to all people as a right. mollie: on the republican side, donald trump also held a rally in winterset this morning. the businessman and presidential candidate got an endorsement from john wayne's family. trump said he was honored to receive the endorsement and says wayne embodies the best of america. trump: john wayne represented strength, he represented power, he represented what the pepople -- what do people are looking for today. because we have the opposite from john wayne right now in this country. and he represnted real strength and inner strength. that's why with this endrosement, it meant so much to me. mollie: as trump campaigns, his opponents are taking aim at him. craig boswell has the details. craig: donald trump and ted cruz continue to attack one another with each claiming the other is caving. trump tweeted: "wow, new polls just out have trump up and cruz
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he is a nervous wreck." and this response from cruz. sen. cruz: listen, you know, donald seems to be a little rattled. craig: cruz has used the granite state to open up a new line of attack on trump, saying the businessman was mia during the 2013 senate debate on immigration reform. sen. cruz: when that fight was being fought, donald was nowhere to be found. craig: and trump made fun of cruz's new calls for a border wall. trump: one of the folks said we're gonna build a wall. i said, what? craig: it's not just trump firing shots at cruz. fellow senator marco rubio is also taking aim at the texan, accusing him of being a flip-flopper. a pac supporting rubio just released this new tv ad. >> in the last year alone, cruz switched on immigration, syrian refugees, ethanol, trade, you name it. craig: rubio is third in the polls in both iowa and new hampshire. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. mollie: trump has two other events in central iowa today. he will be speaking at the renewable fuel's conference in about an hour.
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in ames at 5:00 p.m. investigators beginning to look into what caused a massive warehouse fire in fort dodge yeterday afternoon. it started at graham tire company, right across the street from the fire station. luckily no one was inside, all five workers were on a lunch break. more than 6,000 tires burned in the fire. and the community in boxholm continues to rally around a family that lost so much in a house fire sunday. the fire killed amber sorenson and her three children, riley, autumn and brayden. temperatures at the time of the fire, six degrees below zero. the family's father was at work at the time of the fire. a gofund me account continues to grow. for more on that, go to our website, for the link. new at noon. the us supreme court will review president obama's executive orders on immigration. the court will consider a challenge to the president's order that allowed up to 5
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of the shadows and work legally in the us. the case will be argued in april and decided by late june. the controversy continues over the contaminated water crisis in flint michigan with protestors setting their sites on the governor. he delivers his state of the state speech tonight, and the demonstrators will be there as well. adriana diaz has the story for us, new at noon. adriana: dozens of people demonstrated outside michigan governor rick snyder home monday. many say his slow response to flint's contaminated water is criminal. >> he should have switched it back over to detroit water as soon as he knew of the contamination. adriana: volunteers and state troopers spent the martin luther king holiday in flint handing out water bottles and filters along a street named for the civil rights icon. thousands of others like patrisha marshal are making daily trips to distribution
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marshal: every day we still have to go out and get water. we have to do that and we are low income. how do we survive? adriana: in an article published monday, the national journal asked snyder if comparing his handling of flint's water crisis to president bush's management of katrina is "unfair." he replied no, it is a disaster. the governor says as soon as he found out that the lead was coming from the water, he told people to stop drinking it. elena richardson: no, that's bull. adriana: elena richardson says flint needs more than emergency declarations and bottled water. elena: what happens after the water and filters are gone, we're still gonna have the lead, we're still gonna have the pipes. we're still gonna have the poison, we're still gonna have the disease. adriana: governor snyder is expected to lay out a more detailed plan during his speech tonight. hundreds of protestors are planning to show up in the state's capitol. adriana diaz, cbs news, flint, mi. mollie: snyder declared a state of emergency in flint earlier this month. on saturday, president obama signed an emergency declaration,
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a disaster declaration based on the legal requirement that such relief is intended for natural events such as a fire or flood. new at noon. airlines are changing their rules for pets on planes. starting in march, delta will no longer allow larger pets to be checked onto their owner's flights. instead they'll be handled as freight. pets will have to arrive at the airport 3 hours before a flight, be dropped off and picked up at the airline's cargo facility. which may be in a different location than passenger check in, and the pooch could fly on a separate flight that may arrive at a different time. delta's change follows united which also transports larger dogs as cargo. sue kazlaw-nelson: we really have a better equipped facility at cargo, and we can properly keep the animals in a safe environment and have professional staff that can look after them when they have a connection or layover rather than just leaving them out on the tarmac.
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won't let you check a pet. american still does, but only on certain types of aircraft and not when it's too hot or too cold. today marks the first day of the tax filing season, and scammers are trying to take advantage of taxpayers. the biggest phone fraud in irs history continues to grow with more and more victims. but, as chip reid reports, the government is launching a new campaign to fight back. >> the irs is calling me? is this for real? chip: the treasury department issued this public service announcement warning taxpayers about phone scammers who claim to be irs agents. >> hang up on fraud. chip: who are these people making these calls? >> they're just ruthless criminals, and they really don't care about people, they don't care about anything other than trying to intimidate you into paying them money. chip: north carolina pastor al cadenhead told us last year he was so scared he couldn't think straight.
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call. >> delay in calling us back may end up in legal matter for you. chip: he did call back al cadenhead: she was informing me that they were filing a warrant for my arrest. chip: so over the next seven hours he made multiple withdrawals from his bank, and sent the money to the irs impersonators with prepaid debit cards. the total? $16,000. and cadenhead is far from alone. in march of last year, about 366,000 people had been called by the scammers. now it's more than 900,000. and the total amount of money stolen has grown from $15 million to more than $26 million. what should tip people off that this is a scam? >> the tipoff is, if you don't pay immediately, you're going to go to jail, that is the tip off. the irs would never make a telephone call like that. chip: chip reid, cbs news,
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mollie: if you do get a call like that, the irs says you should just hang up. authorities say the scam started in india but it's so profitable it has spread to copycats all over the world. day two of the oscars boycott. what the academy president is saying about efforts to diversify the membership. but first, a new treatment for heroin addicts, and who is receiving the drug first. next on your news at noon. the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. with mollie cooney. mollie: there's a new treatment for addicts recovering from a heroin addiction. the drug is called vivitrol. users go through detox first. then the monthly injection reportedly stops cravings and blocks the body's opioid receptors, so even if they try to get high, they don't feel it. vermont governor peter shumlin has been candid and outspoken about the heroin problem in his state. he says he thinks vivitrol may be part of the solution. gov. shumlin: the first thing we're doing is approving it in all of our treatment centers. and we've been building out treatment centers like mad in vermont. so then we also want to try it
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frankly a good place to do it. mollie: vermont is using a $3 million grant to roll out its pilot program. many insurance companies and medicaid cover vivitrol, which would otherwise cost more than $1,000 a month. the president of the academy of motion pictures arts and sciences is promising changes, and quickly. but it may not be enough to quiet calls for people to boycott the academy awards over its all-white acting nominees. don champion reports from new york. >> i won't be at the academy awards and i won't be watching. don: the president of the academy of motion pictures arts address the issue. >> i hope everybody understands this organization is completely committed to turning this narrative around.
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>> currently there are nominees selected by a voting body. >> the academy has the right to acknowledge whoever they choose. >> will smith was considered for his role in concussion but did not get enough votes from academy members. >>idris elba was overlooked despite rave reviews. sylvester stallone was nominated for creed but his costar was snubbed and so was samuel l jackson in the hateful eight. along with the entire cast of the critically acclaimed is straight out of compton. >> they got nominated for best screenplay, the writers. >> you mean these writers. >> i don't think it is some smoke-filled room where people
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these black performances because we hate black people. that is not it at all. it is a structural institution and historical issue. mollie: now comedian chris rock is facing pressure to bow out. another live look outside from one of our dot cameras and you can see snow has arrived in central iowa. how much will we get and how long will it last? frank: thankfully this will be a one-day thing and will be out of here by this afternoon and evening but it has been snowing to the south and west where they are picking up more. you can see snow on top of the cars and on the roads. it has been snowing to the south and west for much of the day. 14 in the metro, wind chill and three. another cold day, when has been out of the east bringing and dry air.
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the heaviest snow south of creston and portions of union county toward bedford and taylor county. lamoni getting in on that and it is just now starting to pull in. the western side of ankeny as well and it is moving slowly to the east. you can will see it in the next few hours. these are some of the pulmonary snowfall toward his best preliminary snowfall totals. atlantic -- preliminary snowfall totals. atlantic has three inches. this is not heavy snow by any means. winter weather advisory in effect for the metro. notice down to the south and to the west, it expires a bit sooner because it will be moving out. cass county atlantic will expire by about 6:00 p.m. and down by clark county it will go into effect and well it has been in
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waterloo at seven above for marshalltown. 14 for creston. through the rest of the day, snow will be whide. notice how i trim back the snow chances for this evening. 15 degrees at 11:00, most of the snow's off to the east and 11:00 by 7:00. notice the snow, very slowly moving off to the east. we will see it over the next several hours in the metro. this has an area of low pressure to the south but notice another system off to the west, we have to keep an eye on it. it will be very light and most of it should stay to the west by the middle part of the week. we are starting things out at noon and notice how this pulls precipitation through. looks like the evening commute could be dicey so keep that in mind. most of it is well to the south
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an inch or less in the metro, to the south at two to three inches of snow. there's your forecast, 16 degrees, one to three inches of snow expected. wind out of the southeast, a 11 degrees, milder because the wind out of the south and east will keep us warmer. tomorrow in the upper 20's, back near 30 by thursday and if you don't like the cold, you will find out with sunday at 36. mollie: it may be light snow but you have to shovel it. still to come you've heard of , garage bands. well, what about garage artists? but this just isn't in any ol' garage. we'll explain next on iowa's news leader.
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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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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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mollie: the historic salisbury house is known for its artifact and artwork and now it will be known for its garage. to explain, i'm joined by megan,. or and historian -- curator and historian. thank you both for coming in today. tell me how this all came about. what is the salisbury house and
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>> the salisbury house is a historic museum that was built in the 1920's in des moines. by a couple , the house is a magnificent architectural gem. the cup best collections are phenomenal. what we want to do is to expand awareness of salisbury house and also support local artists. this is based in salisbury house and it lends it self well to gallery space. we partner with scott to guest curate his first show and we will be pairing art shows with history exhibits through the year. we are very excited. mollie: the are seeing some of the artwork and some of the house itself. scott, you are the first here to put a show together. what is your goal in this? all iowa artists?
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lives and works in des moines and there is one from iowa city. i just wanted to put on a show. mollie: have a generic narrow it down? we have so many talented artists in this area. >> that was the difficult part. hundreds of people making art, narrowing it down to nine people which is what i went with. i went with representational or realistic artists. you can do an entire show about abstraction, video, etc.. i narrowed it down to that and what was one thing everyone had in common? they all did figurative work. there was a perfect subject because it ties into some of the pieces in the salisbury
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it is some of the best artists around. mollie: absolutely and we are looking at the garage and some of the beautiful displays. what is it like for the artists? >> i think it is a great opportunity for the artists because des moines has a few venues but not very many given how many artists are here. having another venue open as exciting and having it be a place like salisbury house which is an institution is doubly exciting. mollie: there will be an opening reception this friday night, tell us how long this will be going for. >> after it opens this friday it will end to the end -- run through the end of february. in we will have a history exhibit about the history of drake stadium. sort of a kick off to the 2016 season. mollie: and there will be a opening reception this friday night, the public is invited.
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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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mollie: the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything


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