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it :00 p.m., 60%. after 9:00, up to the east. after we get rid of this snow, we have 40's to talk about. stacey: now let's take a look at road conditions statewide from areas in blue on the map are partially covered by snow or ice. areas in pink are completely covered by snow. they are also seeing blowing snow in those areas. the few places in green have normal, seasonal driving conditions. now let's check in with kcci's emmy victor, live in downtown des moines. emmy: it is definitely snowing out here. if you are one of those evening commuters that may not have left your office yet, or maybe you are stepping outside for the first time this evening, you definitely will need a brush and a scraper. you are more than likely to see
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some of those commuters even took the notice and left earlier. i want to show you some video we took just around the 3:00 time. they were really making sure they were getting out to the places they need to be on time. we saw a lot of cars that snow on the windshield. we even saw some snowplows getting a head start on the street. one thing i noticed in that video you are looking at is that there isn't a lot of space between the car in front of them and the car behind them, using those low beams for an area of visibility, and taking it slow, something you want to do every time it snows. we have noticed that it has not snowed quite as much as last year. at 6:00, we will take a closer look at the snow budget. we will talk to the department of public works on how much they haven't spent this year. mark: the stage is set once
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this time for a cnn town hall forum. stacey: chief political reporter cynthia fodor is live at drake university with a preview. cynthia: this is the third time all 3 candidates will take the stage here all in the same place, and they are all hoping that 3 times a charm. with former maryland governor martin o'malley still trying to gain traction and hillary clinton and vermont senator bernie sanders in a virtual dead heat in iowa right now we expect to see some sparks fly. each candidate trying to make their case in one place for the last time before the caucuses. with me now is debbie wasserman schultz, the chair of the dnc. what can we expect tonight? it is down to the wire and there are still a lot of undecided voters. >> i think we will continue to see the robust and substantive discussion.
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might differ slightly on the approach that they would take, each of them believe we should build on the legacy that president obama has built, pulling us out of the worst depression since -- the worst recession since the great depression and making sure they continue to move us forward. cynthia: i imagine it will be trying to differentiate themselves one from the other tonight. cynthia: --ms. wasserman schultz: i think they will be answering substantive questions and giving voters a deeper picture of what they will do if elected president. cynthia: it can be a game changer here tonight for the candidates. the event starts tonight at 8:00 and will be live streamed on cnn. we will also be carrying it on kcci on our channel my des 8.3, moines. we will have more for you coming
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mark: senator bernie sanders is on a five day swing through kcci's vanessa peng was there for his stop at iowa state university. vanessa, what did the students have to say? vanessa: mark, iowa state students i spoke to today say bernie sanders has brought a fire out of them. as soon as senator bernie sanders got on stage at his iowa state university town hall, he directed his message to students. no group of people in this country who have more at stake than the young people of this country. now, there are a lot of folks out there, a lot of pundits who say, you know, young people who come out to meetings, students will go out rallies, maybe they'll volunteer, but when it counts on election night on they're not going to show up february 1,. let's make those pundits eat
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vanessa: sanders told the crowd of more than his campaign does 1000 not represent the wealthiest people in the country. he won't have a super pac. the democratic presidential candidate got the crowd excited when he spoke about his plans to make public colleges and universities tuition free. some students tell us this is the first time they'll be caucusing. >> i was able to vote for obama both his first and second term, did not caucus, but i feel the need to caucus this year. >> he's talking about real world problems that actually matter to us. i feel like previous candidates have focused their talks to older generations, talking about social security and job markets for them, but they haven't been directing their voices towards us, and bernie sanders has really digged into the issues that matter to us and brought out a fire, i'd say, in people who aren't even passionate about politics. vanessa: sanders said his campaign is built on individual contributions and he's seen more than any other candidate in american history. live in ames, vanessa peng, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader.
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in waukee today as a guest of the jewish federation of greater des moines. clinton says one of her top priorities, if elected president, is to take the united states' relationship with israel to the next level. she says the two countries need to work together to deal with iran's aggression and the rise of isis. ms. clinton: if you will stand up for me at the caucus next monday, i promise to stand up for you every single day as president, to listen to you, to fight for you, and with your help, deliver the kind of results our country and world deserve. stacey: republican presidential hopefuls are also in the state. senator marco rubio spoke to supporters in des moines this afternoon. he says the caucuses are important, but they won't make-or-break his bid for the white house. sen. rubio: we are going to do as well as we can. we are out there working every single day to get out as many votes as possible. i am not a political pundit and not a psychic and i don't make predictions. we are working hard and we feel good about the support and the steam we are gaining in iowa
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stacey: senator ted cruz is in eastern iowa today joking about the weather bringing washington, d.c. to a standstill. sen. cruz: it was so cold, i actually saw a democrat with his hands in his own pockets. stacey: cruz received an endorsement today from former texas governor rick perry, who says cruz is by far "the most consistent conservative." a new radio ad from a pro-ted cruz super pac is bashing governor branstad for his comments last week about the candidate. today, the governor responded, saying the attacks are desperate. governor branstad and i'm proud : to stand for the people of iowa. and i think the people of iowa recognize that these are false attacks and that they are just desperate politicians who want to score points with certain people by attacking me. stacey: governor branstad said it would be a "big mistake" for iowa republicans to give cruz caucus victory because of his opposition to energy subsidies. mark: a new trial date has been set for former iowa state
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the trial is now scheduled for february 24 instead of january 28. sorenson opted to have a trial decided by a judge instead of a jury. he's charged with domestic abuse, assault, and interference with official acts after a domestic case involving his wife last july. the trial of a man charged with killing his wife in 2012 is scheduled to begin next month. alexander fazzino's trial is set to begin february 22 and could last up to three weeks. it was delayed last year so fazzino could help his daughter recover from a bone marrow transplant. fazzino is charged with first degree murder in the death of emily fazzino. if you filled up your gas tank recently, then you know prices keep on falling. aaa says the national average is now $1.83 a gallon. you can fill up in des moines now for $1.60 a gallon.
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snapped this picture of $1.46 gas in ankeny. the price of crude oil rebounded last week so it's possible gas prices could also get a bump up. sally: crews are making some progress and working around the clock, but we have so much snow on the ground here that plowing it isn't good enough. mark: plus, big monday. again. we are live at hilton coliseum where it is just iowa state's latest huge game. stacey: can later, heart attack
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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. mark: from d.c. to philly to new york, people up and down the a weekend blizzard. stacey: at least 37 deaths are being blamed on the storm. kcci's sally kidd is live in washington tonight. sally, how's the clean up? sally: crews are making some progress. they are working around the clock. the problem is, there is just so much of this snow on the ground that plowing it isn't enough. they're having to pick it up and haul it away. a snow emergency is still in
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where 24 inches fell over 36 hours. from the u.s. capitol to the white house and beyond, snow is being plowed, scooped up and , dumped by the truckload at rfk stadium. >> we know that we're going to be dealing with snow all this week. sally: dc's mayor is asking fema for disaster assistance money to help pay for the clean up. federal offices are closed and so are schools. rail and bus service are back up and running on a limited schedule and airports have , resumed limited service. more than 2500 flights were delayed or canceled nationwide monday. >> i'm thrilled to be getting out on time, heading back to new orleans. sally: in new york the city says , 5 deaths are related to shoveling snow. the mayor telling residents to leave their snow covered cars in place for the rest of the week. >> 27 inches is a lot of snow so we have to be real that that -- real about the fact that that
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sally: pennsylvanians are also digging out schools were closed as crews worked to clear roads. and in new jersey, officials began to assess beach erosion and flood damage caused by the storm. economists with moody's analytics estimate the storm is -- the cost of this storm to businesses and residents are likely to be around $3 billion. live in washington, sally kidd, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. mark: big monday, again, at iowa state university. stacey: scott reister is here with a preview. scott: oklahoma a week ago and now it is none other than the kansas jayhawks. another ethics chapter in this epic rivalry. tony seeman's live outside hilton coliseum. tony: we are live outside of hilton coliseum and you can feel the electricity. iowa state getting ready to take on kansas. i am here with one hard-core fan
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>> we came out here about thursday morning. tony: that is multiple days, look at this weather. >> i don't consider myself crazy , just crazy for the cyclones. tony: you are a guy who has been to the iowa state-kansas game before. what is it like? >> it is one of the best rivalries in college basketball. it is a blast. tony: before i let you go, give me the final in what is going to happen. >> 83-76, cyclones, obviously. a tight ballgame coming down to the end. free throws at the end. tony: 83-76.
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[cheering] scott: for the hawkeyes, it is also a big monday, not because of a game but also because of the rankings. they are up to number three in the ap poll. that's their highest ranking since 1987. iowa was ninth last week. iowa is a perfect 7-0 in the big 10 for the first time in 46 years. the hawkeyes are also 16-3 overall after beating 22nd-ranked purdue on sunday. they have not lost in six weeks but they do have a tough one when they play at number eight maryland thursday. good time to be a hawkeye. stacey: i'll bet hawkeye fans are nervous when you get that high. mark: let's check in with frank. just enough snow to make things a little interesting. frank: live shot that over webcam up at iowa state. we have seen people walking around on campus, and the roads
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you will notice temperature at 31 degrees. we saw some of that freezing mist earlier and the transition to freezing drizzle. winds out of the north-northwest starting to kick up a little bit. super doppler 8, heaviest snow to the north and northeast. moderate to light snow down here in the metro. you will notice just off to the east, newton picking up on some moderate snow. we have a builder heavier band to the west that will be cruising through later this evening. the heavier snow amounts will stay off to the north, up around waterloo. knoxville checks in at 30 degrees. notice the cooler air to the west. 28 for carol and audubon. we'll keep the snow around
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we eventually start to take the -- to taper it off. waking up tomorrow morning, a cool 24 degrees. going to be a cooler tuesday after this low pressure system pulls out. satellite and radar shows the heavier system. high pressure builds and now to the west. that is going to keep us dry after this system pulls through as we head throughout the overnight hours tonight. some windy conditions for us on tuesday as high pressure starts to settle in and that low moves on out. notice, as we head throughout 6:00 tonight, that second wave moving through. then we start to dry out a little bit. after that, just cloudy skies for the rest of the evening. could see some flurries tomorrow morning into the afternoon hours
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not expecting much snow here in the metro. up to the north around waterloo, could see a couple of inches. 24, the overnight low. tomorrow will be dry. 28 degrees but breezy. be noticeable. back into the 30's. thursday, 40 is back. 45 on friday. right now, weekend looking pretty good with temperatures way above average. stacey: let's take a look at the traffic situation. slowdowns in all the usual places this evening, especially westbound 235. of course, today's weather not helping matters. take it easy if you are heading out. mark: kcci 8 news is live with new developments right now. here's what we're working on for 6:00. hillary clinton has logged a lot
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stacey: breaking right now, a dark bus smashes into a house. it happened just after 5:00 off douglas avenue. the front of the bus crashes into the corner of the house. police and rescue crews are on the scene. we are told there are a couple of injuries but we will have the latest as that information comes into us. mark: today in the buzz, a woman's heart attack may have different symptoms than a man's. and some risk factors can be even more dangerous. stacey: adriana diaz has more on the new statement from the american heart association. reporter: three years ago, marsha felt wash us and had stomach pains. she finally headed to the hospital hours later. >> i had no idea i was having a heart attack. i really expected shoulder pain or heavy chest pain. adriana: a new scientific statement from the american heart association says there can be some key differences between
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heart attack symptoms. >> it may not feel like they expected to feel but there is , usually discomfort somewhere in the chest area, and or in the neck, the jaw, the back, the upper stomach, it can be in either arm or shoulder adriana: this is the first time the association has put out a statement on heart attacks in women, which highlights that women often have different causes of heart attack, such as the type of plaque buildup. some risk factors can also be more harmful. >> diabetes can be twice as strong a risk factor. high blood pressure is a stronger risk factor among women. adriana: one year later, marsha had the same symptoms, and another heart attack. this time, she didn't wait. >> i tell my friends, if they have stomach pain, or slight nausea, don't hesitate. i hesitated, i'm glad i'm alive after that. adriana: she continues to manage her high cholesterol and high blood pressure with medication, diet, and exercise. adriana diaz, cbs news.
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, also says black and hispanic women have more risk factors like diabetes and obesity at the time of their heart attacks. mark: stay with us.
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frank: snow moving through with the heaviest to the north and east. we will catch a brief break and they will be out of here by (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound)
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when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.


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