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tv   KCCI 8 News at Six  Me-TV  January 23, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm CST

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governor christie: if you stay inside, you are going to be fine. aixa: resort towns were temporarily isolated by waters when the floods came in in new jersey, dealing with coastal flooding, and in north carolina, a sixth person has died as a result of snow and ice on the roads. this could turn out to be one of the worst of 10 winter storms to ever hit the east coast. todd: 25 dowling catholic high school students are among the thousands of people stranded because of this storm. laura: they were on their way to a pro-life rally in washington, d.c., when their charter bus got stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike east of pittsburgh. kim? kim: a car accident backed up traffic for several miles, and
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just piled up so fast, their bus was not able to move, but the 50 or so people on the bus, including teachers and chaperones, have in making the best out of a bad situation. we have been receiving dozens of pictures and videos of students playing in the snow, sledding down the highway, and singing on the bus, and even built an altar out of snow and joint dozens of students from other schools around the country to have a mass outside, that there is a problem with a bathroom on the bus that is not fully functional. >> we are slowly running low on food, and we have completely run out of water, so if we want to get some water, we have to go outside and fill our water bottles with snow and go back into the bus and wait for it to melt. kim: as he heard, they had run out come of it here from a father in des moines who is anxiously waiting for his daughter to come home.
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todd: we have our own chance for flurries right now. jason: we do, and we have increased chances, but until then, we will not see anything nearly to this scale. you can still see some winter portions out in western virginia, maryland, and they are still getting pounded with a lot of snow, and i wanted to things into perspective as we see a little bit of snow, but we have not nearly as much as you can see here. in perspective, take a look at what we have in an average winter, 35 point three inches, and you can see up to 40 inches is what has fallen on portions of the east coast, so they have seen way more than we see in an average winter season. we have a little bit going on out there, not much, and we see the clouds on the increase and some breaks out to the east, but largely, just a dreary, cloudy day.
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hang tight with the mild trend. 24 degrees, and we are on track for the mid-30's this weekend, and i will go over that coming up shortly. todd: helping to find an inmate who escaped from the newton correctional release center. officials say edward shorter was not present during a routine count this afternoon. he is 28 years old with tattoos on his upper right and upper left arm, serving a 20-your sins for possession of a controlled substance. if you have any information about his whereabouts, call 911. lore: they like that there is a good favorability rating with ted cruz, and on the democratic side, hillary clinton chosen,
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>> we sat around and had a vigorous debate about both sides, both democratic and republican, and, you know, we felt good about where we landed. laura: hillary clinton is dealing with a large search from sanders, and she was holding a rally in davenport. clinton took lessons from the crowd and said if elected, she will make sure a hallmark peace of legislation is never changed. mrs. clinton: i will never, ever let them privatize social security, but we do have -- we do have to get some more funding into social security, so when we say to young people it will be there, we mean and. laura: clinton held two other events.
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wrapped up, and also there was chuck grassley who did not indoors the candidate but said he was happy to be at the event. and donald trump told the crowd that his supporters are so loyal, they would stick with him even if he shot somebody in the middle of new york city. mr. trump: my people are so smart, and you know what else they say about my people? that i have the most loyal people, where i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i would not lose any voters. it is like incredible. todd: and a man from johnston received a citation for bringing his nine millimeter pistol through airport security. a tsa officer noticed the gun during the screening process,
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said he forgot the gun was still in his backpack. he has a carry permit and was released on a citation for breaking airport regulations. laura: funeral services were held today for a family killed in a house fire in boxholm. services for 27-year-old amber, nine-year-old riley, sexual autumn, and four-year-old bran
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todd: you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead.
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announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 6:00, with technical, meteorologist jason sydejko, and sports with scott reister. laura:: another live look from washington, d.c. you can barely see the white house, and major cities like washington, d.c., are shut down because of the storm, but some residents are having fun in this storm. take a look at this video from arlington, virginia. w o young children being pulled by a sled ride the family dog. todd: and the national zoo in washington, d.c., posted this video. a panda woke up to see a whole lot of snow. it is pretty exciting to see.
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laura: he loves it. and while the east coast is getting overwhelmed, there is enough snow in central iowa for people to get out and enjoy the winter -- winter activities. todd: marcus was west of boone this morning and found there is plenty for snow lovers to do outside. marcus: looking at what is happening out here at seven oaks. i guess my question is, how excited are you for the snow to hit? >> very excited. the skiing and the snow tubing. it is finally here. we got a few flurries, and we are excited. marcus: we had the warm weather up to a point, it people get anxious. they may not want to be freezing cold, but they want to get out and have some fun.
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season started. a lot of excitement from the customer's side and the employee side. marcus: and you have a team out here, as well? >> yes, we have a team, about 20 students, and they are excited, carving it up. marcus: people getting out here to enjoy this. >> there is nothing better than seeing smiles on people's faces, especially the younger learning a sport they can carry with them forever, and seeing the moms and dads out there participating with them as a family. absolutely, absolutely. marcus: this is just west of boone. if you can, come and check it out before it ends. kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader.
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jason: yes, and we have chances for mid-30's for a couple of days in a row, but we have a chance for some snow on top of that. we did see some flurries earlier on, and we have a beautiful picture of a snowflake. a really extreme close-up. thank you for sending in that sure. we have a few of those up on our site,, ulocal. those clouds continued to brush eastward, and we will see more fill in from the west, so not looking at much as far as a clearing goes, tonight, but we have had the south wind, and that will continue throughout tomorrow. temperatures eventually climbing into the mid-30's. we will not be losing that much tonight, a mile 25 degrees, our low as we head into the evening in the mid-20's the matter where you're at, 24 for us in the metro. otherwise, as we go throughout
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we are above our average of 31 by five degrees, and that is the for the above average we have been for quite a while. we do have that system that will eventually push through monday. sunday is not looking bad however, as our temperatures are holding steady in the 30's, and we are mainly just looking at cloud the evening. we have got a couple of systems, one off to the north, and one trying to make its way in from the south, and that will increase the snow chances mainly on monday, and we could see some spots with a wintry mix. central and southeastern portions of the state for us, so if you're really anywhere in that area, plan on an inch or two of snow in the spots, and some ice to go along with it, but for tonight, it will be relatively mild out there. 24 degrees. we will keep the clouds all night long and tomorrow also, and the went out of the south
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we will be up to 36 degrees, and a wintry mix works its way in in later portions of the day, but by and large, a beautiful day if you do not mind the cloudiness. mid-30's pretty much no matter where you're at, enough for snow melting temperatures, and like i said, we have got a couple of days. that to read next roles in on monday. we are at 28 degrees on tuesday for the high, but after that, 39 on thursday, and into the 40's on friday before the next system makes its way in saturday and sunday. either way, we are still way above freezing. laura: thank you, jason, and tony has some sports.
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tony: here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan
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announcer: from iowa's news leader, this is kcci 8 news sports. tony: hoping to stay in the win column, ed do not let him around the hoop. wham, bam, jam. he takes the whole league. morris was a great finish. and some defense, he kicks pocket and goes back. he is making it look effortless
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isu trying to build up the lead. less than a second thing he drains the three. iowa state has the lead at halftime, and then in the second half, leave it to morris. morris, 18 points, six assists. a great day. 73-60 is your final over tcu. next up, the clones, and the one that everyone has on their calendar. set for 8:00, and you can see that game on espn monday, and speaking of the jayhawks, they are at home. looking for win number 200. and a love for the jam. the second half, ellis. he scores. and then a three-point land. he hits. later on, ellis just wide open.
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it was his 200th career win. and two powerhouses today, oklahoma at baylor. oklahoma firing early. jordan glittered. he drains the three. the sooners take the lead. and cousins, back the other way. he finds murdered, who drains another three. buddy in the first half came out big in the second half. coming back the other way in transition. and the far side of the screen. oklahoma goes on to win, 80 to win, 82-72, your final number. the uni panthers are a team looking to find some magic that lost three straight games in the valley, trying to get back in the winning call him today, taking on illinois state. joining the three in the second half to cut that lead, and then
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the day, a fantastic day for him, but illinois state would pull away in the second half. uni falls, 76-67, and no wins in the missouri valley. next up at illinois state on the 26 for drake taking on loyola. and sitting back and enjoying their undefeated record in the big ten, the hawkeyes are off today. they will be looking for another strong showing from peter jok, poirier career-high 29 against rutgers last week. >> we wanted to get off to a good start. a fast start. my team just kept finding me, so all i had to do was make the shot, so it was great, but they still need to pick it up on the defense.
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those guys area that is why pete is getting 20. another example of us moving the ball and doing what we need to do on the road to get 90 points. tony: posting purdue tomorrow in iowa city, 12:00. and when you are talking women's basketball in the big 12, the conversation tends to start and stop with baylor, whether they have players like brittney griner or odyssey sims, always one of the top players. looking for a big upset win today taking on baylor early on. really having a gay. she drives the basket, a great touch for the bucket, johnson. she is not done. do not leave her open. it is good. she had a game-high 22 points, but baylor, one of the best teams in the nation, and kristy
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and baylor goes on to beat isu. and the energy are at home tonight taking on delaware. that is set at 8:00, and on the ice tonight, the wild are on the road at rockford taking on the des moines bucs. the big story, i was dead, gearing up for that being game against kansas. it should be a big todd: game. todd:people are still camped out. tony: it is going to be a wild week to be an iowa state fanned.
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todd: hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together
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i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ] all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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can catch "matter of fact," with ben carson talking about how to get back on track after falling from the top spot. laura: and on the show, senator dick durbin, the director of new hampshire survey center, andy smith, and harvard professor of public policy, leah wright r igueur. todd: and a final check of the weather. jason: we will see above freezing, 33 degrees above noon, and then across the state, mid-30's. yes, it is going to be nice outside besides that cloud cover, and then we get another day and on the show, senator dick durbin, the director of new hampshire survey center, andy smith, of 36 degrees but bring in a winter remix. and the next weekend, in the 40's. laura: 43 degrees, that is a big deal. jason: again, it will be short for me. laura: all right, thanks, jason. we will see you back here at 10:00. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its
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>> today on "matter of fact" -- rising through the ranks is nothing new for ben carson, but winning iowa might be his biggest challenge. then, the debate over immigration is boiling over. senate minority with dick durbin 's fired up in washington. >> it would be a disaster. >> plus -- >> one party is being defined by
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