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again! again! you are watching kcci eight news. trump: i'm not a fan of megyn kelly. i think she's a third-rate reporter. i think she, frankly, is not good at what she does. stacey: right now at 10. skipping the debate. republican front-runner donald trump refusing to face fox news. he announced his decision in marshalltown tonight. steve: kcci's laura terrell was there and has new reaction to the risky move. andy: donald trump was adamant when he told the press that he will not be participating in thursday's debate. he says he'll stay in iowa and hold an event of his own at the same time. trump: they can't toy with me like they toy with everybody else. so let them have their debate, and let's see how they do with the ratings. ratings. in a small marshalltown gym room donald trump told reporters, a fox news press release is what set off his decision to pull out of thursday's republican debate in
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trump: when i see a press release written by a child like i just saw i said what do i have to do? why do i have to make fox rich? andy: -- andy: -- reporter: trump says he's in no way concerned that dropping out out of the debate will hurt his chances here. iowa. i love iowa. and i don't think iowa is going to care. and at least one iowa voter agreed. that i think it is probably ok if he doesn't. republican party of iowa officials say trump can do what he wants. it's up to the individual campaigns as to what they think is the best route and as far as the state party goes we are going to stay out of this. reporter: at the same press conference tuesday, trump picked up a new endorsement. this one from joe arpaio, an arizona sheriff who is anti-immigration. everything i believe in he is doing, and he's going to do it when he becomes president. building a wall is one of the first things trump says he'll do if he's president. he told a packed marshalltown high school gymnasium that, not only does he have the toughest plan on immigration, but also the best position on renewable fuels.
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you have thousands of job that are very ethanol based and very important. reporter: and one iowa voter says that's all she needed to hear. >> i can't honestly say i was undecided, but i don't think i am anymore. reporter: and trump was quick to point out that iowa has not picked a winner in 16 years. he says if we're going to pick a winner this year iowa should pick him. reporting in marshalltown, laura terrell, kcci 8 news, iowa's news leader. steve cole -- steve: new poll numbers just released today show trump with a slim lead over cruz. trump leads 31% to cruz's 29. while marco rubio is in 3rd with 13-precent. no other candidate is above 7% on the republican side. but the poll shows the likely caucus-goers may not be entirely committed to a candidate. 39% of those who named a candidate in the poll say they
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before caucus day. tonight. he held a town hall meeting in west des moines where he stressed the importance of uniting the republican party. marco rubio: if i'm out nominee we will win and here's why. #1 we are going to unite this party. we have our differences. we'll have a very vibrant debate but when it is over and i'm our nominee i will bring this party together. we cannot win if we are divided. and we will not be if i'm our nominee. steve: ted cruz and ben carson were also campaigning tonight. cruz was in southeastern iowa at the fairfield arts and convention center. while carson was at a worship service at the heritage assemble of god church in des moines. stacey: 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%. clinton also speaking at a marshalltown school tonight. you're looking live at her get out and caucus rally happening
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school. earlier in the day she took a suggestion from an iowa voter about a future job for president obama. >> the next president will probably appoint several members of the supreme court. will you consider appointing obama? hillary clinton: wow. what a great idea. nobody has ever suggested that to me. wow. i love that. wow. he may have a few other things to do but, i will tell you, that is a great idea. steve: stacey: -- stacey: all 3 democratic candidates will be back on the campaign trail here in iowa tomorrow. most of the republicans are too. rick santorum, carly fiorina, mike huckabee, marco rubio, ted cruz, and john kasich all have events planned around the state. steve: new at 10:00. the new york times is reporting tonight that former iowa hawkeye
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native tyler sash had cte. sports director andy garman is in now with more on these new findings. andy: tyler's family told the new york times that the super bowl champion had been acting irregularly since moving home after his career ended. his mom told the paper she believed it was due to sash taking powerful medication to combat shoulder pain. but the family agreed to donate his brain to be tested for cte a degenerative brain disease now being linked with concussions in football. the results came back last week. tyler was suffering from the disease. likely a result of numerous concussions he had suffered playing football over 16 years. according to the times, cte is graded on a scale of 0-4 and tyler's brain came back with grade 2, an abnormally high level for someone who was just 27-years-old. steve? steve: the controversy surrounding the nfl and cte, is
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picture. will smith stars in the movie concussion. which was released late last year. it centers around the forensic pathologist who researched cte. researchers with the department of veterans affairs and boston university found cte in 96% of the nfl players they examined. stacey: new plans were unveiled tonight to fix a deadly east side road. kcci's todd magel is live near east euclid and hubbell a trouble spot for years. todd: police and neighbors say the tangle of intersections here along hubbell near euclid is a perfect recipe for crashes. now the city is hoping to change the road and save lives. november 2015 two people dead, one injured on hubbell near east 37th. another in a long line of dangerous and deadly crashes on the busy east side road. neighbors say it's time to solve the problem. >> we have to get this fixed,
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safety todd: and the city of dm is listening. traffic engineers unveiled new plans to help stop the crashes at this open house at the east side library. most of them are broadside collisions from traffic turning onto and crossing hubbell ave near the busy intersection with east euclid. the plan is to reconfigure this confusing multi lane intersection and replace stop signs with stop lights. they also want to add a median for several blocks along hubbell south and north of euclid. it keeps the corridor moving, however it helps address those broadside and left hand turn crashes because you don't have a lot of in and out activity along a wide varity of points along the corridor. the city council must still approve the hubbell changes and find the funding to pay for it. the reconstruction could be wrapped up by 2018. live on dm east side, tm kcci 8 news inl.
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skycamera. beautiful sky. it is still pretty nice out there tonight. it is fairly comfortable for january 9. let us look at our planner for tonight. we might see some patchy fog move on in. jason: 17 degrees, we might see some nice sunshine. 30 degrees by noon. we should top out around 35. we should see some late day clouds. a later -- a little bit of a fall. 50's tomorrow in kansas. some of that warmer air headed our way over the next week. we'll move from the mid 30's to the upper 30's. look for 40's on saturday. 46 degrees. we have one system to watch on your 8 day forecast.
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steve: new recommendations tonight that would impact all mothers in the u.s.. a government health task force is now calling on doctors to screen pregnant women and new mothers for depression. kcci's ryan smith is live in the newsroom with how area hospitals are responding. reporter: medical experts making that recommendation after one in seven women experience depression during pregnancy or within the first year after giving birth. i found out metro hospitals have been ahead of the curve, nationally detecting and preventing postpartum depression. still learning to open her eyes baby citlaty is just one day old. it was a surprise to find out i was pregnant. >> especially when i'm not as young anymore. her fifth child lizeth contreras knows there's a darker side to pregnancy that's not often talked about. i remember questioning myself and saying 'what's wrong with me?' am i going crazy?'
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group appointed by the department of health and human services calling for depression screenings during and after pregnancy. >> it's just stressful, you have crazy hormones and lack of sleep and it's overwhelming even for the most seasoned mom. reporter: both mercy medical center and unitypoint health have conducted depression screenings for the past 8 years. now health care providers across the state may have to follow their lead. >> if we do miss those red flags and they come up that's where you hear those stories on the news of things gone terribly wrong with postpartum depression. reporter: if unchecked the effects of postpartum depression can be deadly. local mother heidi anfinson was convicted of drowning her son leaving his body in saylorville lake. her case gained national attention in 1998 leading to widespread awareness of how to identify and prevent the disorder. if those symptoms resurface this mother is thankful she no longer has to wonder what's wrong. >> i can help myself they're helping me making me realize, making me think about my feelings. steve: the recommendation published in the journal of the
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also stated everyone 18 and older should be screened as well. steve? steve: it's the cdc is now expanding its travel ban for pregnant women. the u.s. virgin islands and the dominican republic are now on the list of more than 20 countries and territories where the zika virus transmission is present. symptoms include, fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes. but 80% of people infected have no symptoms at all. the zika virus has been linked to a rare birth defect that causes babies to be born with unusually small heads. stacey: two of the anti-abortion protestors who made those controversial planned parenthood videos are indicted. up next what they're charged with tonight and why. steve: plus half-marathon mutt. his owner doesn't run but this dog doesn't mind a very long jog. stacey: and da governor doing da dab
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out his victory dance. congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress.
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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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stacey: the leader of an armed group occupying a national refuge has been arrested. shots were fired, one person is dead. the group seized the headquarters of the wildlife refuge january 2 as part of a long-running dispute over public
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new details in the investigation into two anti-abortion activists behind those controversial undercover videos no indicted by a texas grand jury. steve: jan crawford reports that the pair is accused of using fake driver's licenses to infiltrate planned parenthood. reporter: the undercover videos were explosive, they sparked criminal investigations across the country into whether planned parenthood was illegally selling aborted fetal tissue. but the surprise indictment by a texas grand jury said the undercover activists, sandra merritt and david dalieden broke the law when they allegedly used fake california drivers' licenses and posed as buyers of fetal parts. dalieden says their undercover techniques were the same as other investigative journalists, a point underscored by constitutional scholars like cornell university's michael dorf. >> this could set a dangerous precedent and chill undercover investigations by legitimate
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reporter: it also raises the question of who's a journalist. those are activists, as opposed to reporters from a news organization. but now, everyone can post things on line, and say this is journalism. jan crawford, cbs news, washington. steve: one year later. this time last year a massive snowstorm started dumping on boston. 24.6 inches fell there making it one of bean town's 10 biggest snow storms. tonight parts of the east coast are still digging out from last we are going to have some melting going on. jason: we have some melting going on, we are below freezing tonight. southwest winds at three. i think as these clouds breakup, and a few locations we may fill
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17 degrees, mostly sunny. by noon southwest winds start to pick up temperatures, then 30 degrees. we should hit around 35 and hang on to those above the freezing readings. low clouds crossing the missouri river. they're clean -- clearing out throughout northwest nevada. if you are traveling tomorrow, it is much warmer out to the west. 40's all the way from the canadian border all the way to south-central nebraska. 40 in st. louis, chicago three degrees. there is a week system that is going to move our way. it is going to kick up those southwest winds tomorrow. there will not be gets early. -- there will not be gusts early.
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maybe a flurry around mason city and decorah. mrs. generally be -- it should generally be sunny. friday mostly sunny skies, still warm. saturday will stay very mild. we'll start to see some clouds slowly increasing out there. we had 1.2 inches of rain yesterday. it was a little bit spotty. here's what the big storm looks like in the northeast. heavy snow band from west virginia into pennsylvania and new york. they have a lot of snow cover. they were basically snow free for much of the winter. a little bit of fog out there, west winds 5-10 miles per hour. winds as the day goes along. early afternoon is 35 degrees.
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friday's 45 degrees. will hit 46 degrees on saturday. pretty mild overnight lows staying above freezing. 65 is the saturday record. for 2000 and 12. -- 2012. we may be talking about some snow. next at 10. bronco blue and orange in the middle of packer country. the special tribute behind the rare sight. steve: hillary clinton is holding a rally right now. we are 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. anannow, 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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steve: this is amazing. trending tonight. this is video of a michigan high school student playing piano inside a lansing mall. 18-year-old monntel west says he has never been formally taught how to play, he doesn't read music, and he doesn't even have a piano at home. he says he learns from watching videos on youtube. this video of him playing has gone viral with hundreds of thousands of shares. west says he has even been
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los angeles. stacey: a dog's bathroom break turns into her big break. you have to see this video out of alabama. this bloodhound turned up at the starting line of the elkmont half-marathon. and he trotted along with the runners for the entire 13.1 miles. her owner, who is not a runner, didn't even know about her celebrity dog until a friend called and filled her in. >> a co-worker text me and said your dog just came in 7th place. everyone was going crazy. stacey: she competed without a human or leash and finished in 7th place. ludivine was presented with a finisher's medal for her accomplishment. then she went home and took a long nap. steve: we're now just 12 days away from super bowl 50 between the denver broncos and the carolina panthers. and deep in the heart of wisconsin's packer nation one fan's house is now all decked out in bronco blue and orange. stacey: donald kober says it
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the paint job. he isn't trying to upset pack fans, instead he did it to honor wife. >> when we started painting, my wife was diagnosed with cancer. and the last 3 and a half months of her being here were rough. stacey: the house was just supposed to be blue but in the months after his wife's passing, kober began adding orange in a tribute to her favorite team. kober says in hindsight he wishes he would have painted half the house packer green and gold and the other half bronco blue and orange. steve: you can watch super bowl 50 right here on kcci. we're also excite to give you a behind the scenes look at all the action. scott reister and photojournalist mike sims are headed to california next week. follow scott on twitter and facebook and look for his live reports starting next thursday at 5, 6 and 10. hey we might've saved the best for last.
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a move. stacey: it happened in the cyclones locker room after the big win over kansas last night. cyclone player, georges niang asked the governor to do the dab. take a look. >> hit them with the data. -- the dab. steve: 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.
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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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andy: for the first time since 1987 the iowa hawkeyes are ranked number three. when they visit maryland. iowa at maryland thursday at 6. the old phrase it's great to be a hawkeye certainly fits for the black and gold fan base this
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>> it is one thing for a coach to make an adjustment, it is another thing for the players to execute. they were able to do it. they have been there before. the hawks and terps thursday at 6:00 p.m.. this is a 13 to be ranked in the top three in the nation. the hawkeyes are now on top of the big ten. indiana did not have enough in overcome -- in overtime to overcome wisconsin. 82-79 in overtime.
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michigan, purdue, ohio state in the mix. it is amazing how quickly things change. two weeks ago, panic was setting in amongst cyclone fans. the men's hoops team that was ranked as high as #2 in the country. lost at texas to fall to 1-3 in big 12 play. and the next 4 looked daunting to say the least. but look what happens when you sprinkle a little hilton magic. >> defense help make us win the game in the first half. 49 have been 29. that was a turmeric effort. -- that was a terrific effort. the cyclones play at college station on espn.
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the big man with a two-handed front. than the drought began. drake does not score another basket for the next six minutes. illinois state went on a 17-0 run. they win 76-64.
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johnson the (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) 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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