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we might -- >> we might say do , you think you're going to win and they'll say we're just hoping to do well. well you know that's nonsense. they're trying to lower our expectations to they seem to over perform. kim: republican political consultant eric woolson isn't surprised by the new poll numbers. >> based on the work that they've done, the media they've been able to garner and then their organization on the ground. kim: but, goldford points to the 2012 caucus, when rick santorum unexpectedly finished first as proof there can be a lot of movement in the final days. >> polls are yesterday's news. yesterday's news may not be valid today. kim: woolson says if one of the candidates pulling in single digits right now can finish in the top brady on monday night, that would still be considered a win for them. steve? steve: right now, donald trump is scheduled to appear at a rally in marshalltown any minute. but his hard-line stance on
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with a town that has a very large immigrant population. kcci's vanessa peng is live in marshalltown. vanessa, you spoke with some fed-up residents? vanessa: yes, steve, donald trump will be speaking here at the roundhouse gym at marshalltown high school. you can see there is a huge line waiting to get an even though the event starts at 5:00. some of the residents i spoke to today tell me they want trump to skip town. some residents in marshalltown say donald trump isn't welcome in their town. for the last 20 years, marshalltown has seen a huge influx of immigrants looking for work at meat packing plant jbs swift. community leaders say immigrants come from latin, southeast asian, and african countries. and, more than a quarter of marshalltown's population is latino. some residents say they are fed up with trump's anti-immigration rhetoric. >> this negative rhetoric has really made it more difficult for law enforcement across the country to serve their community. i don't personally think some of
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has said about immigrants is what real iowans truly feel i -- truly feel. i guess we'll find out on caucus night. vanessa: arizona sheriff joe are -- arizona sheriff joe arpaio is expected to endorse trump here tonight. as you may recall, he made headlines for racial profiling of latinos. stacey: ted cruz is in iowa, trying to solidify his support from the state's conservatives. cruz campaigned in osceola today with former texas governor rick perry. perry endorsed his fellow texan and former rival for the republican nomination yesterday. former new york governor george pataki says he's endorsing marco rubio's bid for the white house. pataki says rubio is the one candidate in either party who can bring americans together. rubio held a town hall meeting today in pella, saying he won't pit americans against each other. sen. rubio: and if there is an opportunity to unite our nation i will work every day to do it. , no matter how nasty people are
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seem to be at me, i will never seek to be a president that divides us against each other. stacey: other republicans with stops in iowa tonight -- carly fiorina at 5:30 in keokuk, mike huckabee at 6:00 in des moines, marco rubio at 6:30 in west des moines, ted cruz at 6:45 in fairfield, ben carson at 7:00 in des moines rick santorum at 7:30 , and monroe, and donald trump at 7:30 in iowa city. steve: for the democrats, a new cnn/orc poll shows hillary clinton leading the field among democratic voters. she now tops bernie sanders nationally 52% to 38%. the race is much tighter between clinton and sanders here in iowa. today sanders focused on their , differences at a union hall in des moines. kcci chief political reporter cynthia fodor was there. cynthia: bernie sanders spoke to the united steelworkers union
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hillary clinton have real differences of opinion in 2 areas -- on trade and social security. in the union hall across the street from bridgestone-firestone, sanders' speech was also broadcast to workers in the plant in their break rooms. he told the group u.s. trade agreements have been disastrous, benefitting only corporate america which could care less about working families. sen. sanders: since 2001 in america, we have lost 60,000 factories. a lot of it is attributable to trade, and when you lose 60,000 factories, many attributable to the disastrous trade agreements, you're talking about the loss of millions of good paying american jobs. cynthia: sanders also told the union workers he would expand social security and move to a single payer system to provide health care for everyone, while
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affordable care act. the steelworkers union has not endorsed sanders. it has invited all candidates and so far, he is the only one who has shown up to speak to them here. at 6:00, hear more as sanders doubts he can match obama's performance in the 2008 caucuses. steve? steve: hillary clinton will hold a get out the caucus event. tonight in marshalltown at b.r. miller middle school. the doors open at 7:00. the event starts at 8:30. stacey: we had a blast of snow yesterday, now talk of the january thought. kurtis: presently, just below the freezing mark at 31. near freezing out in council bluffs. these clouds will slowly thin tonight. i think we could see some patchy fog form late. some sunshine early tomorrow.
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look at the general trend for the week ahead. mid-30's into the upper 30's. eventually, how about some mid 40's? more details coming up in your 8 day forecast. steve: almost a decade after a house fire in rural wapello county claimed 2 lives investigators now say the victims were murdered. ,>> christopher joseph yenger, 28, of ottumwa and zachary dye, 27, of council bluffs, have been arrested. yenger and dye are each being charged with two counts of felony murder. steve: police say yenger crashed a birthday party at the house the night of the fire in 2006 and was asked to leave. that's what they believe led yenger and dye to start the fire that killed 20-year-old nathan messer and 22-year-old seth anderson. >> recently information was , brought forward that alleged
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intentionally by the individuals who were involved in a physical altercation at the residence. steve: yenger and dye are now being held in the wapello county jail on a one-half million dollar cash bond. demolition is continuing right now on a fire-damaged warehouse in fort dodge. a crew is now taking the building down with sledgehammers. they have to do the work by hand because of a crack in the common wall between the warehouse and the building next door. the warehouse was damaged on january 18. the cause of the fire has not been determined, but officials have ruled out arson. stacey: a des moines home smashed by a dart bus during a crash yesterday is fenced off because it's not structurally safe. the bus crashed into this home at e et douglas and cambridge last night around 5:00. that's just north of park fair mall. the front of the bus crashed into the corner of the home and came to rest about six feet inside the living room. dart officials say the bus driver may have had a medical issue.
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bus because it's an older model. next at 5:00, 8 issues/8 weeks. sally: i'm sally kidd in washington. political polarization is at a 20 year high. can the next president be a unifying force? your commitment 2016 report is just ahead. steve: plus, captain's close call. a police officer takes on a train and a semi-truck and wins. steve: and later, air-b-n-brrrr. would you rent out this icy
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you're watching kcci 8 news at 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. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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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. stacey: right now at 5:00 it may , have been a false alarm. navy officials say there's no sign of a gunman or a shooting at naval medical center san diego. there had been a report of three gunshots. but a navy spokesman says that report came from a single witness. the navy hospital previously said on its facebook page that an active shooter was reported, and people were told to run, hide, or fight. steve: 8 issues, 8 weeks. it's our special series focusing on the biggest topics in the 2016 presidential race. stacey: tonight, political polarization. the ideological divide between
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deep in this country. kcci's sally kidd is live in washington. can the next president bring the party together? >> it is a political vendetta. >> outrageous witch hunt. sally: in congress -- >> nothing short of atrocious. sally: where compromise is rare, >> appalling callousness. >> repulsive and repugnant. sally: gridlock and dysfunction rule the day. >> what's right is what's right. >> you can't be serious about sally: the partisan warfare reflecting a deepening red-blue divide in america. >> don't go there. sally: partisan rancor is nothing new. but a pew research poll finds the political gulf has been widening over the last 20 years. republicans have become more conservative democrats more , liberal. the center is shrinking. can the next president can be a unifying force? >> it's a pipe dream. sally: it's a pledge presidential candidates often
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>> i'm a uniter, not a divider. sally: until the realities of the office intrude. >> thinks he can just sit in the oval office and write his own laws. >> the notion that you can unite the country as a promise is more of a delusion than it is a reality. sally: but maybe that's ok, some say. >> sure, there have been major bipartisan achievements in decades past, but it's not always the case that the country makes progress simply when the parties and people of good will come together. sally: he says sometimes big things can get done with one party in charge, though the other side doesn't like it. the bush tax cuts, wall street reform, and obamacare, to name a few. the bipartisan policy center set up a 29 member commission to study polarization in america. among the recommendations, that the president hold regular monthly meetings with congressional leaders. live in washington, sally kidd, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. stacey: remember, you can see where the presidential
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kcci.com. just click on the 8 issues/8 weeks tab on our home page for a closer look. steve: new at 5:00, pope francis is now calling on iran to play a key role in stopping the spread of terrorism. the pontiff met with iran's president today at the vatican as tehran tries to improve its image globally in the the wake of the new nuclear agreement. the 2 leaders talked privately for about 40 minutes. walmart, coca cola, pepsico, and nestle, have all pledged to deliver about 175 truckloads of bottled water to flint michigan. the donation includes 6.5 million bottles of water for 10,000 school children. the city is still dealing with a major health crisis because the drinking water is contaminated with lead. stacey: after a stretch of dark days, we are looking for the sun to return. kurtis: another cloudy one out there.
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around 31 degrees in the metro. a little bit of a chill in the air with the west-northwest winds. officially 1.2 inches of snow yesterday. normally, through the season, we should have 18.9. just a bit below normal but a bit above last year. 19 degrees at 7:00 p.m. the clouds will slowly decrease as the night goes along. we will probably see a little patchy fog formed early tomorrow morning. some comes up tomorrow at 7:31 a.m. the january thaw begins. 3:00 p.m. temperature up to 35 degrees. we did have a little break up in northeastern iowa. if you light snow showers up in southeastern minnesota. you can already see the clearing
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if you're traveling tomorrow, the warmest air to the west. chicago, 30. 35 in minneapolis. a week system moves through. later in the day, i think this will pick up some clouds. as the day goes along, the wind will pick up out of the southwest. here is futurecast. notice the clouds moving through southwestern iowa. they decrease. patchy fog early. some clouds moving tomorrow afternoon, then they move out. thursday, another day with sunshine. as we cruise into friday, i think we will see mostly sunny skies once again. down in the teens tonight. increasing cloud cover with a
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best chance for sunshine early tomorrow. high temperature at 35 degrees. even milder on thursday, 38. friday, 45. the record is 62 in 1919 for friday. it looks like a system will arrive early next week. timing details on this, and looks like a bigger impact on tuesday with colder weather midweek next week. steve: let's take a look at traffic. everything looking really good out there. travel times to the mix master's. things are a little bit slower than normal going to the west. 10 minutes to the west and seven minutes up to the east. stacey: tonight at 6:00, what led authorities to arrest two
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marcus: i'm marcus mcintosh in rural wapello county where a house that was on the property birds and 10 years ago claiming to lives. authorities say it was murder. stacey: at 6:00, why bernie sanders doubt that he can match obama's performance at the 2008 caucuses. 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...
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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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>> is a miracle. i mean, it really is. i'm very lucky, very fortunate. steve: today in the buzz, captain's close call. it's not every day that someone gets hit by a semi and lives to tell about it. stacey: captain brad moore was directing traffic in ohio. he waved a big rig around a railroad crossing arm but he was too late, and the train hit the truck, sending it barreling toward the captain. his left hand got caught in the tire. he says then it shot him out. , captain moore has a nasty gash on his head and broken left hand , but he will be back to work
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steve: check this out. guarded by a goose. oklahoma city police say the bird patrols the station, protecting them from skunks. thanks to the fine-feathered officer, the smelly critters have indeed stayed away. police say the goose enjoys greeting them, it patrols the parking lot, and it likes to eat doughnuts as well. officers are now trying to come up with a name. a robot can now do in one second what it took you years to do as a kid. stacey: this is incredible. a robot can solve a rubik's cube in less than 1.2 seconds. this video has been viewed over 4 million times on youtube. the creators have applied for this to be certified as a world record. a 14-year-old kentucky boy set the human record of 4.9 seconds. steve: i have never solve a rubik's cube. after a false report of his death more than 3 decades ago, the question of whether actor abe vigoda was still alive became somewhat of a running joke. there was even a website set up
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that question. today, that website was updated with the news that the character actor died today at the age of 94. he was best known for his roles in tv's "barney miller" and the movie "the godfather". stacey: a lot of caucus-goers are very passionate about their candidate. steve: we spotted a few today at a bernie sanders event in des moines. this supporter is wearing a sweater covered with pictures of the democratic presidential candidate. look at that. and this superfan even got sanders' logo shaved into his hair. that is some serious support. some people on the east coast are really trying to take advantage of all the snow they have right now. stacey: but home rental site air bnb wasn't too hot on one of the ideas. a brooklyn man built this "boutique winter igloo for 2" in his backyard during the weekend's big winter storm. he described it as a chic, dome
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charge $200 a night. but air bnb removed the post saying the igloo didn't meet its , standards. steve: a little chilly. we're back next with a final check of the forecast.
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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. 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...
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so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. stacey: it is nice to talk about temperatures rising. kurtis: the thaw begins tomorrow. 35 and sunshine early, clouds late. friday, mostly sunny, mid 40's.
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the timing keeps getting pushed a little farther back. steve: thank you, kurtis. "the cbs evening news" is next. as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. we must never forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. we need an international coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
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the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war.
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and she's the one leader who has what it takes

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