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kcci 8 news at noon is next. >> the most watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: five days to go before the iowa caucuses and once again donald trump is throwing out the standard playbook in his bid to win the gop nomination. thank you for joining us today. trump says he's sitting out tomorrow night's republican presidential debate hosted by fox news at the iowa events center. the reason? fox news anchor megyn kelly is a debate moderator. weijia jiang hasd the very
reporter: donald trump is living up to his antiestablishment label and skipping the republican debate. >> let them have it abate in muncie how they do with the ratings. reporter: he's pulling out because fox news refuses to replace megyn kelly as the debate moderator. the network shot back, saying capitulating to politicians about a debate moderator violates all journalistic standards. >>. god bless the great state of iowa reporter: ted cruz accused donald of dodging him. >> apparently megyn kelly is really, really scary. reporter: on the democratic side, bernie sanders is surging. >>.what a turnout reporter: tuesday night he had more than 14,000 people show up in a rally in minnesota. >> people are sick and tired of establishment politics and establishment economics. reporter: hillary clinton says establishment is just another
>> i'm not just shouting slogans, not just engaging in rhetoric. i don't think you can give a we need done in the selection or in the presidency unless you level with people. reporter: clinton is trailing standards in the latest iowa poll released wednesday. cbs news, des moines, iowa. mollie: and it's beginning to look like democrats have their own debate controversy. just yesterday one of new hampshire's top newspapers announced it's teaming up with msnbc for a democratic debate on february 4, right before that state's primary. but dnc head debbie wasserman-schultz says she has no plans to sanction any new debates. so far martin o'malley is the only candidate to officially sign on, but a clinton spokesperson says she will join on if bernie sanders agrees to as well. and as we just heard a new quinnipiac university polls shows vermont senator bernie sanders has a slim lead here in iowa. the poll shows sanders with 49% support. and hillary clinton with 45%, which is within the polls margin
martin o'malley came in with 4%. this poll also shows that just 2% of likely democratic caucus goers are still undecided and 19% admit they could still change their mind. democratic candidate hillary clinton still hitting iowa hard in the days leading up to the caucuses. today she is campaigning in adel. kcci's marcus mcintosh joins us with one more on the campaign stop. marcus: mollie, the one time democratic front runner seems to be doing all she can to be seen and heard here before monday. less than an hour ago she stood before a credit the family fun center in adel. trying to drive home to her supporters and those who are on the fence why it is important and get to their caucus place on monday night. >> i'm asking you to go on monday night because if you
stand up and fight for you as hard as i can to make sure we go forward together in america. marcus: clinton added it is historically factual the mac and economy is better when a democrat is in office. she says she has the economic policy to get incomes to go up. mollie: thank you. also about 100 business leaders and community members heard first hand how key political issues impact leading iowa industries. the caucus constortium hosted the 2016 iowa caucuses ceo roundtable. ceo's from healthy care, financial, manufacturing, and agriculture made up the panel. the group fielded detailed questions about political policies and there impact on them and their business. >> these leaders are seeing how these issues will affect them. these are big decisions we have to make a monday night. as we keep hearing, iowa is important. we have a big decision to make on monday night.
by the iowa caucus consortium. candidates love to stop at pizza ranches across the state. but an overnight fire means one stop will be closed. the greene county news says crews were called from 4 communities to help battle a blaze at the jefferson pizza ranch. authorities say a passerby reported the fire just after midnight. right now the cause is still under investigation. crews were still on the scene as of 8:00 this morning to check for hot spots. while the building suffered extensive damage, officials say the structure is still sound and we've learned that des moines based meredith corporation has ended a merger attempt with media general. a termination agreement between the two companies was announced this morning. as a result, media general will have to pay $60 million in cash to meredith. with meredith out of the picture the door is now open for nexstar to purchase media general for a previously agreed upon price of $2.3 billion. the sun is finally made an appearance and temperatures are on the rise. let's check in now with jason
afternoon. jason: we will see clouds eventually fill back in but so that the warmth and sunshine by the can. it looks wonderful outside. current temperatures sitting in the middle 30's. 38 degrees already in des moines. you can see of her 20's in areas off to the north for they have clouds and a little bit of snow. winds have been screaming. upper teens the low 20's of miles per hour. that's been helping to drive in the warmth and a little bit of moisture to go along with it. you can see the snow making its way through the northern portion of the state. i expect that the largely stay off to the north. with the rest of the seeing snow tomorrow -- begin to melt as we had the afternoon, we got a huge warm up in the forecast. we will look at next week's system coming up. mollie: thank you. a deadly shootout in oregon overnight could help end the occupation of a federal wildlife refuge by armed men.
traffic stop. their leader, ammon bundy, is amg five people arrested by the fbi and oregon state police. three other members were arrested separately. carter evans is in burns, oregon with the details. reporter: this video shows fbi agents and police intercepting militant leader ammon bundy and several militia members on a highway not far from of the occupied lands since the start of the year. shots were fired, bundy was arrested and his brother ryan was shot that is not -- non-life-threatening injuries. >> this is about your freedom to move around this country. reporter: the spokesman for the protesters was killed in the shootout. his -- >> ryan bundy has been shot in the arm. lloyd has been murdered, cold bloodedly murdered. reporter: heavily armed man officers -- heavily armed
at least eight people were arrested tuesday on federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers. >> the constitution, that is what we are up appear for. reporter: on january 2, bunny and his armed followers to control of the national wildlife refuge. they then the federal government is forcing ranchers to sell their lands. just days ago oregon governor keith brown stepped up pressure on federal authorities to end the occupation. >> the situation is absolutely intolerable. it must be resolved immediately. reporter: it's unclear how many people are still occupying buildings inside the refuge. law enforcement officers have established roadblocks around the perimeter right now. they are only allowing property owners inside. carter evans, cbs news, burns, oregon. mollie: four weeks they have taken a hands-off approach. bundy and his followers were heading to a town meeting never stopped by police.
16 hours. that's the head start investigators in california say three escaped prisoners got when they made their break. authorities admit that guards did not notice they were gone for almost a day. the men are considered armed and dangerous. police believe at least two of them may be hiding within the extensive vietnamese community in orange county. an increasing threat of building collapse has forced the new orleans fire department to redeploy firefighters outside a massive six-alarm fire they have been battling since early this morning. firefighters were ordered out of the burning four-story building shortly before 9:00 this morning after reporting that a shared interior wall between the two burning structures was showing cracks and dangerous signs of compromise. still become, children in flint, michigan line up to be tested for lead as community leaders search for a long term answer to the city's toxic water disaster. and it's happened again. a perfectly health person bilks thousands from those looking to
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jason sydejko. mollie: michigan's governor met with the mayor of flint today to discuss a new approach to the city's toxic water disaster. and just last night the naacp has unveiled a 15-point plan to handle lead in the water and help affected citizens. it's new at noon. reporter: a black believed to be one keyring the governor in a city hall garage. members of his administration not answering reported questions following a private meeting with the mayor and the head of the naacp. >>'s tone was one of remorse, regret. i took that to be genuine. i think the residents of flint will take the remorse of
they see quality,. , safe water coming out of the tap. reporter: he spoke of a civil rights crisis, disproportionately affecting minorities and the poor. >> i thought about how would i feel if i had poisoned literally injected into the bloodstream's of my children. how would i feel if my kids cannot take a bath. >> there are more blacks than whites, but there are whites as well. . we are all in this together reporter: the president, governor, and mayor discussed while residents were protesting. >> it's along the lines of yet to find a way to pay for the next system. the we believe that it is unconscionable to have people pay for something they can't use. reporter: his meeting with the governor was private. >> let justice roll down like waters so our children conveyed.
people his organization will not safe water. >> talking about a deadline is just talk. talking with a deadline attacks action. mollie: a georgia woman went skydiving, rode in a hot air balloon, took a free trip to new orleans, went fishing in the gulf of mexico and received a signed letter from members of the atlanta braves as part of a terminal cancer scam. 29-year-old mary bennett of cumming, ohio is charged with felony first degree forgery and is also accused of accepting thousands of dollars in donations. take a look at this. a bird's-eye view of the snow around the nation's capital is now available. the national park service says all of the monuments and memorials on the national mall are reopening to the public including the washington monument. that attraction and others had been closed since friday because of the weekend blizzard. for us we have sunshine and warmer temperatures. looks like we're in a pretty good place right now.
we are not the only ones running right outside enjoying it. eric caught this beautiful thoughts roaming around foraging for food. he had to fend off a hawk to get his prize. looks like he's fine get out there. we find warm. of the 48 degrees. this weekend we get sunshine to go long with that. temperatures are starting to take a tumble on the backside of the system make me pretty formidable as we kick off the work week next week. you look outside right now and it's beautiful. 30 degrees. wind chill at 29. we are looking at the words images back of 31 degrees by 10:00 p.m. we keep some cloud cover throughout the day and chances some snow showers as well throughout the day. i think after this system passes behind it. you can see the ark of snow right now spanning all the way to the canadian border. not exactly heavy stuff. if you're off to the north, you can pick up a little bit of that as the system passes through. it will be pushing through and behind it more sunshine builds in. that largely scorch the border to the great lakes region. you can see some isolated snow showers associated with that. besides that in the next couple of days are looking beautiful. sunny and nice outside for the foreseeable future. as we head into the weekend it's
clouds clear out. futurecast has some lingering up to the northeast. after that we sink more in from the north on thursday. if you are central or southwestern portions of the state, you will be in the sunny stuff. a chance for some isolated snow showers off to the north as well as we head throughout the evening hours on thursday. today looking beautiful. we have temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 30's. we have clouds. never will eventually build and this evening other than that it's looking pretty nice out there. were looking at the mid to upper 20's tonight and tomorrow we're back up to 39 degrees. spring-like air is for us as we head throughout the rest of the weekend. we warm up nicely. 39 on thursday and 46 on friday. there is a system we are watching for the beginning of next week that could be fairly potent. mollie: we are flirting with 50. let's go for it. thank you very much. every family rocks.
that is what every family rocks is all about coming up this saturday at the science center in
des moines. we are all invited. they are with employee in family resources, sponsoring the event. thank you both for coming in. big doings on saturday. leslie, telesis -- tell us a little bit about efr. guest: we provide help individuals and families when they experience life challenges so they can get their full potential and be happy and healthy. mollie: what kind of services? guest: counseling, substance abuse, workplace services. a lot of people notice from their eap program in the worksite. many, many different services to help individuals and families. mollie: this is your big fundraiser. what's going to take place 10:00 to 4:00 on saturday at the iowa center? guest: this is our music and movement festival. lots of entertainment and
lots of headlines things from justin robertson and the not ready for naptime players. he is
a grammy award-winning favorite local -- mollie: one of my favorites. guest: we will have a reggae band bringing caribbean funk to the cold weather. we will have family and health sponsored vendor fair for any businesses that want to give activities. tell them about any prevention or safety of the community. mollie: and food? this is all over the science center or what you do as far as activities? guest: and founders hall is where much of the main light entertainment will be. a lot of music. principal hall will be the face painting and our vendor fair. upstairs is everything about
we just got a bubble individual making bubbles for kids. mollie: and there will be some the very special for one lucky person? guest: we are having an auction and raffle for the first time this year. in the auction, what it is is they have agreed to an original song for a child he will taylor to that child and get that to that child. i see that as a perfect birthday present or something like that. that is our key auction item. mollie: we were talking about the health fair. what more is taking place with that as far as healthy eating, exercise? hula hoops? guest: it will be professional who littles -- hula hoops?
we have dancers getting people involved for unique ways and fitness. trying a new instrument think you think it would like to for the first time. it's a good entryway into other walks of their life. we will be talking about prevention and also son boost talking about their services. mollie: tickets? guest: go online. everyfamilyrocks.org. you can purchase tickets online or purchase them at the door. mollie: eight dollars and $12 for adults. science members get in free. perfect for what we need this time of year. 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
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