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>> we have still got a spot. >> lockley, everyone made it out of the fire ok. come monday night, those tickets will be a free-for-all. the game starts at 8:00. cynthia: the cyclones still have a game to play before monday. saturday at 3:00. the hawks will go for the sweep on sunday at noon. and plenty of action is going on tonight here in central iowa. a friday night for preview is coming up a little later. steve: a new trial for a des moines man convicted of a second-degree murder and the 2015 beating death. can tyler was convicted and sentenced to two years in prison.
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prosecutors have enough ever in -- evidence to retry the case. a stunning guilty plea today in the courtroom, gary dillinger told the court he shot and killed his sister law -- sister-in-law loretta dillinger, and disposed of her body in a pond, he also says he shot&killed michael robinson and buried him. investigators say robinson was loretta dillinger's boyfriend. jerry dillinger was immediately sentenced to 2 life prison terms. cynthia: right now. a massive blizzard is already causing mayhem for people in the south as it moves up the east coast. craig boswell in washington, d.c an area bracing for the brunt of the snow storm. craig: treacherous driving conditions during the morning commute. people use snowblowers. >> we have a forecast i do not think we have had in 90 years. >> this satellite image in nasa
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it is expected to sit over washington, d.c., for the next 36 hours, dumping up to 2.5 feet of wet and heavy snow. topping trees on roofs and power lines. of storm. inches of snow per hour. routes a priority. challenging. skidding off the runway in chicago, no one was injured but other airports are suspending a service as a russian. it is not the snow but a lunar high tie that has residents worried about coastal flooding. new yorkers are bracing for up to one foot of snow. >> scared of the blizzard. craig: 50 million people are in the storm passes half.
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cynthia: flights to charlotte were canceled today and others saw delays. most of all, just have patience when facing potential delays. >> cleaning up as quickly as they can. when they get hit this hard and this heavy, it takes time. >> travelers can stay updated by checking flights on the website. steve: our meteorologist, jason, tracking the storm. that is a lot on the east coast. jason: some spots picking up around 17 inches of snow and portions of virginia and he is well. you can see spanning from atlantic. 5.5 inches of sleet. here.
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we are much more tranquil around these parts. mainly just cloud cover a dusting of snow earlier on. when i get out this morning. cool conditions contrary -- evening. day. 30's and near 40's by the end of the forecast. from the iowa caucuses. democratic front runners hillary clinton and bernie sanders are both campaigning today in new hampshire but they return to des moines tomorrow. steve: republican presidential candidate ben carson is in des moines tonight. he will attend the bet-twitter town hall at drake university. look for coverage of that event tonight on kcci 8 news at 10:00. cynthia: usually this close to an election, you'd see yard signs on every street. so why are they few and far between this year for the caucuses? the old fashioned way of getting
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replaced by new technology. you see them here and there but not everywhere this year. sticking a yard sign in the grass is part of a grassroots campaign but not so simple and iowa in january. here at bernie sanders headquarters, reporters are snatching them up. they walked in and asked them for 80 science. >> i think it is in your face and you cannot ignore it. >> for younger supporters, it is replacing a yard sign in their house. >> 2000 13 and it is very online driven, the road we live in now. >> being replaced by new technology, which campaigned say is more effective. jeb bush sophisticated software target did targeted caucus-goers.
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preferences and what they are about. the phone. the computers do it for them. voters most concerned about terrorism who might be interested in jeb. >> governor bush has a plan to defeat isis. we take them message -- the message to voters. >> some say it does not count as much in the caucuses. are so you focus more on persuasion. steve: new at 5:00. zombie burger is getting in on the caucus fun. the east village restaurant is offering some politically-inspired specials all next week. on monday they kick things off with the the cuban heel, and the el burger de jeb. vanilla ice cream, nutella, peanut clusters, and candied pecans, will be offered
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other zombie burger caucus specials include hashtag-feel-the-bern, hill's flip flop sliders, and the quick and the ted. cynthia: new at 5 in hawaii military members and families gather to pay tribute to the 12 u.s. marines killed when two helicopters collided. after 5 days of search and rescue operations officials changed the marines status from missing to deceased. the governor of hawaii has ordered flags be flown at half-staff until sunset tuesday. new recalls tonight for takata air bags. the national highway traffic safety administration says 5 million more vehicles could have defective air bags. the news comes on the same day officials announced a 9th death caused by the air bags. steve: still to come, watch a herd of sheep ring a high-speed chase to a halt. cynthia: plus, runaway toddler. the two-year-old running loose
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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 it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton
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announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. steve: sheep save the day. check out how a herd of sheep brought a police chase to a halt in new zealand. it went on for about and hour
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officers say the driver did not try to slip through the sheep. 4 people were arrested including a 14-year-old boy and girl. they now face charges for the chase and for stealing gasoline. dramatic new dash-cam video shows a 2-year-old running down a busy highway. it happened earlier this month in newport oregon. the toddler had slipped out through an open door of his parents car and ran straight toward the highway. his parents were cleaning up after a gathering at a nearby community center. a sheriff's deputy quickly spotted the boy and rescued him. the sheriff's department shared the video as a reminder of the dangers of distracted driving. cynthia: right now. the cdc is expanding its travel alert for pregnant women because of the zika virus. there are now 22 countries or territories on the list. most of them in south and central america. zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites and it has been linked to birth defects.
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eyes. cynthia: right now in pittsburg doctors are performing new, cutting edge surgery using a new kind of robot. it was initially approved in europe and now in the us. experts say it's changing recovery time for patients, with head and neck injuries. >> the concept is going to be the next revolution in advancements. cynthia: additional flexible robots are in the works that could be used for other surgeries. steve: friday night hoops. it's week 3, and we're getting you ready for some awesome games on the high school hardwood. scott reister joins us now live from pella. live. scott: scott. --the boys team ranked number one. they are taking on none other than their rivals.
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girls are taken to court. a great rivalry game anytime they take them on. last year, these teams had fantastic seasons and they naturally split. they came here and won the game last year. they already played once this year. a second left on the clock. a close game. i talked to a couple players and you will not believe the pranks we thought each other. -- they pull on each other. until this is :00 sports, we are holding down the fort. i know you will ask and i am already on it. back to you. steve: thank you. right now. taking you out live to washington, d.c where the flakes
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parts of the northeastern u.s. are now bracing for 2 to 3 feet of snow. nearly 85 million people could be impacted by this blizzard. farther south, some interstates near nashville are totally shutdown, because of this big storm cynthia: a lot of white at the white house but not so much here. jason: we saw a little bit of snow earlier. that has pushed off and we are left to a cloud cover. already eight inches and counting. some spots in kentucky and northern tennessee, 16 inches. 5.5 inches of sleet in northern health carolina. it is pretty impactful for them. how does that compare to us? 35.3 inches of snow per season. some could get more than that in spots. the official forecast for
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that is a boatload of snow. this eagles flying around in a little bit of snow early on. it did not impede it at all. thank you for sending in the beautiful shot. 23 is what we are looking at now. a wind chill at 14 degrees, still about eight degrees below the average of 31 degrees. you can see that clouds are continuing to anger and some science saturday and tomorrow. they're looking beautiful. a bit of sunshine. a cool start to the day first. as you wake up, back to 31 degrees along with the sunshine. this continues to fly southward. the impact makes itself known
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cover. afternoon or so. keeps us almost completely clear throughout the day saturday. a little bit of snow and i do not think we see a lot out of the spirit a chance we could see a half inch to an inch in spots. precipitation. the roads can be slick at times. initially one tonight. 12 degrees with a wind chill hovering around mid-single digits. tomorrow is wonderful, backup near freezing. we have got sunshine. what is not to love? mid-20's to the north. anyway you look at it, sunshine to go around. a look at the forecast shows the next system will be sliding, 34 degrees. that is your high on monday and
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we do not have another frigid morning here. after monday, we are staying dry and sunny and warm through next week. >> thank you. the getting is good right now you does there are no accidents to tell you about in the area. nothing but green to be seen. get home as quickly as you can. seven minutes to the west and six minutes to the east and that is normal. cynthia: kcci 8 news is live with new developments right now. here's what we're working on for 6:00. >> big things happening in altoona this year, this outlet mall just one of several new constructin projects. i'm kim st. onge, what else is coming to the area and what city officials say about the growth. >> i'm rose heaphy and i'm in ankeny's new traffic management center. i'll tell you how the iowa dot is keeping a closer eye on the
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>> coming up, tens of millions of people in the path of a monster winter storm with coastal flooding and the threat of three feet of snow.
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announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible
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>> hello from the outside. cynthia: adele saying hello to the 1 billion club. the single has become the fastest ever video to reach 1 billion views on youtube. it took just 87 days to hit the milestone.
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steve: good for you, adele. it is also addicting to watch. a traditional dance at a new zealand wedding, that has gone viral. take a look. that is cool. it is called haka. or traditional maori war dance. wedding guests surprised the bride with it at her reception. as you can see the performance moved her to tears. the dance is commonplace at special occasions in new zealand. the bride says it was a sign of respect from the best man and family. at last check the video had more than 22 million views on facebook. steve: here's a statistic that may surprise you. a new survey shows that 78% of americans look forward to super bowl commercials more than the game. cynthia: if you're one of those
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steve: anheuser-busch released a short tease of their bud light ad that will play during the game. check it out. >> really got a get the elbows. >> there is no middle. >> you ready? >> you know it. you ready? >> you know it. steve: there is no middle. that was amy schumer and seth rogen. the ad falls in line with something else in the study. it shows that 95% of those surveyed say they would rather see commercials with humor. funny commercials are the best. super bowl 50 is just 16 days away. we'll find out after the games this weekend which 2 teams will face off, you can catch the big
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and we are excited to bring you exclusive coverage leading up to the game. this guy. super bowl super reporter, scott reister, will be our man in san francisco. so look for scott's reports starting thursday, february 4, right here on kcci. we're back next with a final check of the forecast.
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5:00. 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
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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 it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton
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jason: it is warming up. it will be nice out. low 30's tomorrow with sunshine and the next few days are not
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a chance for a wintry mix on monday. steve: thank you for joining us tonight. that is nice. we will be back for the news and we hope you are. today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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>> pelley: the snow's coming down, the warnings are up for the blizzard of 2016. >> they said it's coming.
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>> pelley: also tonight, a new

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