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>> you're watching kcci eight news. elizabeth: good morning and thanks for waking up with kcci eight news. eric: it is 5:00 on thursday, january 20. yesterday at this time my driveway had snow and ice packs on it by noon it was gone. metinka: it was nice to see the puddles and sunshine. it is still mild, above freezing in des moines at 35. we have a breeze from the northwest will make it feel cooler but the wind chill will not be a factor. it is still winter so kids need mittens. outdoor recess, i don't know if kids need to drag the snow gear to school because i don't know how much snow could be left on the playgrounds. highs today near 38 degrees with a brisk wind feeling cooler. temperatures continue the upward trend for the next couple of days toward the weekend. gorgeous weather is on tap.
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nosedive and so does the weather. elizabeth: tonight, the gop candidates will square off for the last time before the iowa caucuses but it will be without donald trump who is boycotting the event. nikole killion is in washington with more on the debate drama. nikole: donald trump not only dislikes moderator megyn kelly but also claims fox news crossed a line and that's why he is bowing out. tonight in iowa, the final debate but there will only be seven candidates instead of eight with donald trump mia. the gop front-runner explaining his decision to boycott a foxnews debate on the o'reilly factor. donald trump: i was not treated well by fox, they came up with a pr statement drawn up by a child and it was a taunt and i said how much do you take? nikole: donald trump plans to go on with his own event a few miles away to raise money for veterans.
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veterans whereas fox is not giving anything. nikole: the debate has drawn criticism from rivals. ted cruz: his hair could stand on end. marco rubio: this is not a show, this is serious. nikole: political pundits on trumps risky move. >> it guarantees he will dominate the news cycle, which is his overwhelming objective. nikole: fox news and the rnc says it will not have an empty lectern on stage if he doesn't show up. in washington, nikole killion. elizabeth: trumps threat of what cutting the event has thrown a curve ball. some of them have been holding two different practice sessions, one simulating if he does show up and the other if he doesn't. donald trump is letting the debate given the way of trying to win over iowa voters but instead he is hosting his own event for veterans organizations held at 7:00 p.m. at drake university's sheslow auditorium.
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our now pull this morning asks you should donald trump attend the foxnews debate? right now it looks like 55% of you are saying yes and 45% say no. let us know what you think, vote anytime in our now pull by calling this number or gore mine at kcci.com or facebook or twitter. eric: as candidates prepare, emmy victor joins us from the event center. that will be a busy place. emmy: good morning, it will be very busy. you see the community choice credit union convention center. it will be home to the republican debate tonight and republicans have one more chance to make a final impression on a national stage with voters in iowa before the caucuses on monday. we expect a full line up and i want to share with you who we will see. this includes ted cruz, marco rubio, then carson, chris
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participating in a special forum before the debate will be carly fiorina, mike huckabee, rick santorum, and jim gilmore. the missing face will be donald trump who declined. it has not set well with many in iowa. >> it is questionable judgment to miss the primo political media event of the cycle in the first state hours before people caucus. emmy: this is the seventh debate to be held this season and the second be held in des moines. the first was brought to you by kcci. we will bring you a lot of gop strategists so you will want to stay tune with us live. eric: other gop candidates are pushing their opinions on donald trump's decision to what cap. a pro-life rally hosted by ted cruz turned into a bashing of
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he took the opportunity to make jokes about trump being afraid of megyn kelly. ted cruz: apparently mr. trump considers megyn kelly very, very scary. donald is a fragile soul. she might ask a mean question and who knows, his hair could stand on end. eric: ted cruz challenge to trump to a one-on-one debate in sioux city and trump responded by saying he has already proven himself by beating ted cruz in previous debates. marco rubio was also in west des moines last night holding a predebate rally at wellman's pub. he reminded voters to focus on the real issues and not get distracted by competitors feuds. marco rubio: 90% of their coverage is on this thing, donald trump on show up and ted
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interesting sideshow. greatest show on or off. -- on earth. this isn't a show. we have to turn this country around now. we can't wait another four years. eric: marco rubio also stressed the importance of going to caucus saying iowa votes will shape the future of the country. kcci will have more coverage all day leading up to the gop debate. we are expanding the news at 6:00 and 10:00. both newscasts will be one hour long tonight and tomorrow so we can bring you the best coverage as we count down to the caucuses. elizabeth: democratic candidates were trying to win over voters. bernie sanders had a campaign event in mason city and he brought star power in actress susan sarandon. >> you are going to go with somebody who has the courage to make moral decisions when they
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elizabeth: sarandon says she sanders. sanders also met with president obama at the white house earlier in the day. meanwhile, clinton was campaigning at a crowded adel family fun center. she stood in front of the businesses. she focused on economic issues. clinton says she agrees with warren buffett who just endorsed her that the rich need to pay more taxes. clinton and sanders have events in iowa today. quentin stopped in -- clinton has stops in keokuk and newton. sanders will campaign at des moines roosevelt high school and ottumwa, fairfield, and burlington.
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motion oregon. shaina humphries has more. shaina: eight were taken into custody overnight while driving away from the wildlife refuge they have been occupying for the last three weeks. five were released but three of them were arrested and will likely face charges. we learned the leader of the group, ammon bundy, is asking the protesters at the refuge to go home. bundy and several others were arrested during a violent traffic stop in which the group's spokesperson was shot and killed. an atlanta police officer is recovering after being shot during a highway chase. officials say trooper jacob fields tried to pull over a speeding car when the driver fled. you can chase to 26-year-old israel vladimir rodriguez for 10 miles. police say rodriguez got out and started shooting at the trooper who returned fire. rodriguez was killed, trooper fields was shot twice but is expected to be ok. eric: this time of year we can
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metinka: it is almost like spring but it is not. 37 now in des moines, what a great morning. 35 in ames and clear skies but no precipitation and no fog. the wind today will come in from the northwest which will drag in cooler air and you will battle that with the sunshine so temperatures will be steady today. really this is looking good for this time of year. tomorrow's highs warm up even more especially across the southern half of the state where mid to upper 40's will be widespread and that nice weather extends into the weekend. enjoy the taste of spring. elizabeth: new details about former hawkeye football star tyler sash's cte diagnosis. a friend of his tells kcci doctors found the brain disease explained some of his behavior after leaving the nfl and returning to his hometown. >> he did have a hard time concentrating, staying on track of what we were organizing at
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it just really brought home last night that he was struggling inside. nobody knew how bad it was. elizabeth: cte is caused by repeated trauma found in the brain of dozens of nfl players. dr. say that severity of cte found in sashes brain matched that of former nfl star junior seau. on a severity scale of zero to four, sash was stage two. eric: an investigation into an anti-bullying youth conference. the head of iowa safe schools says the legislature oversight committee is unfairly targeting his group. the house government oversight committee debated iowa safe schools' work. a teacher at valley west drive
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saying they went too far in sexually solicit material. elizabeth: mismanaged money. with -- new accusations on how the wounded warrior project is spending its money and how local nonprofit groups are responding. eric: digital d clutter. how to organize your life online and on your smartphone. shaina: you should not run into any problems out there, we have zero issues. it should be a standard morning for you. we will just head outside and take a look at the dot cameras. on i-235 and valley west drive. a few people out there but all in all it is pretty quiet. hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm
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[ cheering ] 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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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right-now coverage with shaina humphries. elizabeth: welcome back. a new look at damage in south florida where officials say an ef1 tornado tore through the town of coconut creek overnight. strong wind overturned a box truck, damaged several other vehicles. no serious injuries were reported. eric: warmer temperatures have taken care of the snow left over from this weekend's blizzard on
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this is the national zoo where more than two feet of snow were on the ground days ago. the zoo reopened wednesday after zookeepers determined it was safe for animals and guest. they have a lot to melt. we've had melting of our own. metinka: it was so nice to see the sunshine and puddles. who knew that elephants liked the snow? 37 degrees in des moines. the meltdown continues. to the north, temperatures are cooler north of highway 20. watch for re-freeze on the sidewalks but today we are going to do battle with northwest wind currently at 12 miles an hour trying to bring in cooler air so highs will be nearly steady to where they are. just enough to get more melting going on. we are starting with sunshine and end up with a few clouds across the northern half of the state. temperatures continue the nice trend into the weekend, highs in the 40's through sunday. notice next week, temperatures will take a nosedive as winter
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shaina: if you are just waking up, we are following donald trump's decision to not participate in tonight's final gop debate for the iowa caucuses. wednesday, trump said he is sticking to his decision to boycott the event saying host fox news and moderator megyn kelly have treated him unfairly. he will have an event at drake university at 7:00 p.m. a look at the iowa event center where the debate will be held. ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, chris christie, jeb bush, john kasich, and rand paul will square off on the main stage at 8:00 p.m. kcci will have extended news to provide a full coverage before and after the debate. new information on the zika virus. two major airlines say they will refund passengers worried about traveling to brazil and other areas. united says customers can get refunds or reschedule without a change be an american says it will offer full refunds to
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it has been linked to various birth defects including underdeveloped brains. eric: the wounded warrior project is under fire. former employees are coming forward saying the organization is falling short in helping veterans. several dozen former employees are accusing the wounded warrior project of carry more about fund been giving veterans the services they need. one former employee says the organization rakes and hundreds of millions of dollars a year and spends nearly half of it on salaries and lavish parties. josh dobson created his own nonprofit in iowa and says 100% of his money goes to iowa veterans. dobson says learning the news is disappointing and sad. josh dobson: you are putting trust in people and donating money. thinking it goes to a good cause and you find out they are putting it in their pocket. eric: there is no local wounded warrior chapter in iowa. kcci contacted the national office in jacksonville, florida and did not get a response. elizabeth: wendy's is
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breach at some restaurants. the fast food chain says fraudulent charges have been reported and is asking customers to look for any unusual activity on debit or credit cards. wendy's has hired a series of cyber security experts to help. key interest rates remain unchanged. the fed says economic growth has slowed since raising rates from record lows in december and it is promising to monitor the global economy closely. wall street took a hit after the announcement, the dow fell almost 223 points. the nasdaq was down 99 and the s&p 500 fell more than 20. uber once to keep a better eye on drivers. it is testing a program that monitors gps systems and cell phones to measure sudden stops and accelerations. that way of a passenger makes a complaint about a driver, or can review the trip using that data. a new study finds automatic braking systems in cars are
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the insurance institute for highway safety says automatic raking can reduce rear end crashes i-40 percent. front collision warning systems cut the risk of crashes by 23%. 40% of vehicles come equipped with some kind of crash prevention technology. eric: one of your goals for 2016 could be to get more organized. we have tips to help clean up your digital life. tidy up your e-mail inbox i unsubscribing to mailing lists. services like unroll.me will unsubscribe you with a few clicks. uninstall any readily used apps or group them together in a folder to make things easy to find. get rid of any online accounts you don't use. sites like justdelete.me give you step-by-step instructions on how to cut down on your online presence. you wake up and you find e-mails you delete without looking at. elizabeth: it takes time to get off those lists.
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with good news on the way. metinka: moore is melting, greatness. yesterday felt so nice with sunshine and today will be just as nice. we are starting off mild at 37 degrees in des moines. temperatures today will not be warming up more than this -- much more than this. a cool northwest wind comes in. right now it is 10 to 15 miles per hour across central iowa that we have clear skies meeting we will start with sunshine and no precipitation to worry about. temperatures across the state north-central iowa. you might have re-freeze on the sidewalks so watch for some frosty patches early this morning. some clouds are trying to work into northern iowa coming from minnesota. no precipitation with those clouds, it is looking good. whether will stay active and stay to the north so our weather will stay nice to the weekend but after that changes will occur. then another fast-moving system.
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but then comes another disturbance tracking through the upper midwest with snow again for the northern part of minnesota and sunday behind this front will see stray raindrops across central iowa. then the attention will be on the system coming out of the southwest bringing snowfall toward the start of next week. until then enjoy melting conditions with highs in the 30's to near 40's. tomorrow well into the 40's with a seven half of the state and kansas city caps on close to 60. warm temperatures will stay just to the south of iowa but we will enjoy highs in the upper 30's and have more melting and wind. saturday and sunday has highs in the 40's. by monday, light rain will begin and change to snow by tuesday morning. it looks like the storm will wait until after the caucus which is great to read there will be wind -- which is great.
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elizabeth: it will probably be busy at the car wash. shaina: yeah but this morning, not too busy on the road. you shouldn't run into many problems. green all over the map. we have a number of mobile speed units. one north of the river at 900 southeast 6th street. 1700 park avenue. on the west end of glendale cemetery at 1400 55th street. north of i-35 at 800 northeast 50th avenue. elizabeth: water problems. coming up, new numbers on how many homes are affected by lead contamination in flint, one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room
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is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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elizabeth: welcome back.
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governor rick snyder is announcing a series of steps to help residents deal with toxic water. as adriana diaz tells us, there are new tests telling us how widespread the lead contamination is. >> now is the time to act to do things to help the people of flint. diaz: rick snyder told the people of flint to have faith in his plan but it will take months before he knows if the tap water is clean. flint residents have said they want their lead pipes replaced before they drink the water. >> a lot of work is being done to even understand where the service lines really are. diaz: for now, anti-corrosion chemicals are patching up the protective coating in pipes to keep the light at -- led out. the state recently tested a sample of 2500 flint homes. 93% had less than the federal
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85% registered before -- below five. but many homes still had dangerous levels of lead. our people weeks away from being able to drink unfiltered tap water? >> realistically, you are talking to, 2.5 months. diaz: until then, flint's residents have to drink bottled and filtered water has bills pile up. >> it is not right and is not fair. we will have to see what comes of this. elizabeth: flint residents depend on bottled water but many are refusing to pay water bills. some have joined a class action lawsuit to get money back. the mayor has requested $3 million from the state to keep the cities now underfunded water utility a float. eric: the city of ames is warning residents that some rusty colored water could be coming out of their taps. contractors are installing new pipe's to its future water plant.
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discolored is still safe to drink what it can stay tree. they recommend -- it can stain your laundry. elizabeth: more headlines. the big debate is tonight. eric: the last for the republicans before the iowa caucuses and emmy victor is live. emmy: we will tell you which candidates are participating in
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ones are participating i people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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announcer: the most-watched news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. >> apparently mr. trump considers megyn kelly very, very scary. [laughter] >> and you know, is a frontal old -- is a fragile soul. >> said cruz's challenge -- ted cruz is challenging him to a one on one debate. >> greatest show on earth. this is not a show. this is serious.
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analyst say it could make iowans take a closer look. >> good of -- good morning. i'm eric hanson. elizabeth: i'm elizabeth klinge along with shaina and metinka. >> temperatures are starting out in the 30's. 37 degrees in des moines. this is a huge improvement. a little bit of re-freeze north of highway 20. a northwest breeze as a chill to the air. temperatures holding steady to where they are now. that's nice with highs close to 38 degrees. winter making a come back next week. elizabeth: we are now officially
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and donald trump's republican rivals could get a bump tonight when they debate right here in des moines. eric: that's because trump will not be part of it. marlie hall reports on his daring decision. marlie: with the debate hours away, donald trump is still refusing to attend. it was a point he made clear in an appearance on fox news. >> i want you to consider, all right? think about it. >> this is much tougher being with you, because wrinkly you are smarter. this is much tougher than during the debate with making of it. i got an affair -- an unfair question from somebody, but we don't talk about that did -- that. metinka: chief rival ted cruz once again challenge donald true -- trump one-on-one. >> western iowa tech saturday night in sioux city. we haven't reserved.
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counterpart are on the stage, trump will be at the campus of drake university. even students who don't support the candidate are excited about the anti-debate event to that event. >> is unable to stand up to one reporter, how will he attempt to make america great again? metinka: trumps camp says they will hold a fundraiser tonight. at least one veterans group, the iraq and afghanistan veterans of america, announced they would decline donations in the event.. eric: live this morning from the site of the debate, the iowa events center our emmy victor. how many candidates will be on stage tonight? emmy: we expect about seven candidates to be here tonight. as will be the last time for the republicans to make an impression with the voters
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just to give you an idea of the debate layout, the undercard debate will be four of the lowest polling candidates, carly fiorina, mike huckabee, rick santorum, and former virginia governor jim gilmore. that is starting around 6:00. then the two hour prime time debate starts around 8:00. that will feature ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, jeb bush, chris christie, john kasich, and rand paul. it will be missing? donald trump. i wouldn't that i republicans said it can help the other candidates this evening. >> if you have one fewer podium and trump suppressing the elf, you will have more opportunity for the other candidates to talk about issues that matter. >> bucks -- fox news channel is bringing you the debate this evening.
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conversation using the hashtag gop debate. elizabeth: thanks. we will be catching up with as many candidates as we can today in iowa. republicans carly fiorina, rand paul and rick santorum all with events. democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders in the state as well. and this is an important time in iowa, so we are expanding kcci 8 news at 6:00 and 10:00 tonight. both newscasts will be one hour long tonight and tomorrow so we can bring you the best coverage as we count down to the caucuses. >> back to the developing story overnight the fbi says several , vehicles have left the occupied federal refuge in oregon. the leader of the armed occupation told followers to go home. mike arnold: to those remaining at the refuge, i love you. let us take this fight from here. please stand down. >> ammon bundy's attorney speaking late last night.
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the refuge. it's not known how many more remain inside. a judge has ordered bundy and his followers to stay in jail until another hearing on friday because he says they are a flight risk. >> newly unsealed criminal complaint shows the group had explosives and night-vision goggles that the refuge. they also threatened federal employees when they tried to show up for work. justin overnight, the first video of el chapo behind the arts -- bars. it is shown being blood tested and photographed at a maximum security prison. he was recaptured on january 8. officials are working on his extradition to the 90 days the face drug charges here. the flowing water of niagara falls could turn into a trickle. new york state officials one to divert water for a bridge replacement project, including to the vestry and ridges near the fall. that would mean no wall -- no
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>> you won't be able to come see it and see how pretty it is great that it is. >> this is a beautiful area, one of the wonders of the world, and finally the putting money back into this place. >> the project could cause $24 million. it is a few years away, so until then, the water will keep flowing. it is 5:37 a.m. let's get to metinka for your weather every five minutes. metinka: temperatures are above freezing. 37 in des moines. 35 inamed -- in ames. highs today where they are now, upper 30's. it will be a great day with more sunshine and a brisk wind. temperatures warm right through the weekend, highs in the 40's.
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next week, temperatures had back downhill as winter returns. elizabeth: thank you. iowa lawmakers are continuing to investigate allegations that an annual anti-bullying event went too far with sexually explicit material last year. >> that's ludicrous. that's the very defintion of x-rated. elizabeth: the house government oversight committee was alerted to the possible problem by a west des moines valley high school teacher. jamie ehlert said the governor's conference on lgbtq youth made her uncomfortable and claimed a speaker gave advice about finding orgies and porn on the internet. lawmakers did point out the benefits of the conference but , plan to reach out to the founding group "iowa say schools" in the coming weeks. also at the statehouse a bill that would allow terminally ill people to end their lives. the right to die bill would allow patients to self-administer medication to end their life. the legislation is similar to that in oregon. doctors and hospitals would be able to opt out.
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the condition of the guard wednesday. major general timothy orr said nearly 1700 positions have opened up to women this year. the change comes about after the federal policy that women in the armed forces may now serve in any position including combat , roles. right now the guard has 15 soldiers and airmen who are deployed. and orr said kosovo will open the first-ever foreign consulate office in iowa. that happens friday here in des moines. and some lawmakers are trying again to legalize fireworks in iowa. the new bill would allow people to buy and sell them in the state. but cities and counties could opt out. firefighters and health care workers have already told lawmakers that they think that is a bad idea. elizabeth: many of us remember the moment it happened 30 years ago today. the new push to honor the crew of the space shuttle challenger. eric: he's handcuffed in a patrol car but that doesn't stop , him from making a very bad decision.
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elizabeth: one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the
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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 i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right now coverage with shaina humphries. >> good morning.
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no precipitation and no fog slow you down. northwest wind is making it feel cooler. a lot of good melting yesterday. temperatures north of highway 20 below freezing. everybody will warm into the mid to upper 30's. it will be a great day. clear skies, but clouds working in by the afternoon for minnesota. temperatures get warmer as we head towards tomorrow, and especially the weekend. highs in the 40's, and upper 40's across central iowa. next week, temperatures take a tumble, headed into the 20's for wednesday. one week from today, highs may only be in the single digits and teens. eric: thanks, metinka. it's been 30 years. today we remember the challenger tragedy. remember this one? on january 28, 1986, the space shuttle challenger lifted off with seven crew members. that booster engine failed, causing the challenger to break
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launch. on board, the woman chosen to be the first civilian teacher in space, christa mcauliffe. >> she was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants. the concord, new hampshire teacher taught law and american women in history. and she inspires to this day. several of her former students have gone into teaching themselves. they are also petitioning to have a national holiday to honor the entire challenger crew for their ultimate sacrifice. nasa will pay tribute to the crews of not only challenger, but also apollo one and columbia today during the agency's day of remembrance. shaina: this is one of those exactly where they were when it everyone has a story. eric: absolutely. i was in the sixth grade and mrs. yorke's clasp rate i remember it crystal clear. we put it on facebook. david writes, "reading class was where we found out, and i remember how visibly shaken my teacher was." charles says, "i was watching it live on t.v. still can't believe it happened on live t.v. and all of the
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one of those moments you completely remember what happened. >> a lot of people said they didn't know what was going on. hard to believe. shaina: some caught-on-tape moments to show you in the buzz this morning. an oklahoma state trooper pulled a man over for following too closely. dashcam shows the two chatting . the trooper gets suspicious and asks if he can search the man's car. he finds several large bags of marijuana in the trunk and that's when the suspect slips into the driver's seat and takes off in the patrol car in handcuffs. the police k-9 is still in the back. the suspect crashes into a fence and then tries to run but troopers catch up with him. eric: i should say so. don't do that. check this out. coast guard video shows a sinking yacht off the coast of fort lauderdale, florida. the dot is about 13 miles offshore when the captain sent out a distress signal. everyone on the boat made it onto a life draft, -- life draft about a dozen people total.
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end up sinking. >> very scary. have you seen the viral video of the little basketball star yet. he is an instagram sensation for his smooth moves on the court. look at that. he watches what steph curry of the golden state warriors does and then does it himself. his dad's videos are so popular that the warriors invited him to california to meet steph curry. he says it was like a dream and he hopes to play pro one day just like his hoop hero. eric: especially with somebody with short legs like that. >> he has got talent. it is 5:46 a.m.. we give you a live look through a traffic cam. if you're headed to the airport, the roads look good read have
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we will find out how warm we 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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announcer: whether is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. >> yesterday was such a beautiful day, and some folks captured this sunset. what a gorgeous day. we had a lot of melting. today will be similar, even though we have a breeze coming in from the northwest. that won't keep amateurs down
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35 in ames. north of highway 20, temps falling back below freezing. watch for the re-freeze on sidewalks and driveways to waking up to clear skies. we start the day with sunshine, but clouds moving in from minnesota. it should be a quiet weather day. great news for travel. a little light snow as you get closer towards the great lakes. that week and bring flurries across central iowa. the weather will warm up tomorrow. friday, here comes a week system passing to the north, keeping snowfall of north and over the weekend, on the warm side. a week disturbance, more snow for minnesota. in iowa, a few straight wrinkles on sunday.
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ring wintry weather -- bring wintry weather. mid to upper 30's. tomorrow, 40's. the warmest air wears a to the south. -- will stay to the south to highs near 60. 37 to start with in des moines. mild conditions. we start off with sunshine and clouds. 40's in the forecast beginning tomorrow. sunday, a straight rain shower or sprinkle. tuesday and wednesday, snow moves in the midwest great it has a lot of wind and cold air. eric: take advantage of today while we have a chance. >> things are looking good now. not too much going on the roads. it is quite out there.
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north of the river, north of the golf course, 1700 park avenue. this is 1450 5th street. north of i-45. south of i-35. -- north of i-35 and south of i-35. new treatment to relieve cancer there are many sides to basketball star an fashion icon russell westbrook. and with coverage in the middle of anywhere from u.s. cellular, he can find some new ones. like, farmer.
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he areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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feel anything now. i feel very little pain. elizabeth: moira rogers says she's found new strength in her battle with breast cancer. she was diagnosed two years ago and the cancer spread to her bones bringing unbearable pain. , but specialists used high-intensity ultrasound to last the cells triggering that pain, giving her relief. doctors now hope to use the same tool to target the cancer cells themselves. and another health alert this , morning. cancer centers are calling for an increase in the use of hpv vaccinations. the human papilloma virus can lead to cervical cancer and other diseases. they say that three doses of that -- well, we will move on. how about that. eating plenty of apples, berries and onions may help keep your weight in check.
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veggies with high levels of a natural compound called flavonoids. a study in the british medical journal found that people who eat more flavonoids report less weight gain. eric: today's "ellen" is a must-see it's her birthday show. and actor channing tatum stops by to help her celebrate and talks about meeting beyonce for the first time at their recent lip sync battle. >> i said 'hi', and she goes, 'hey, that was really funny. see ya.' but she did text afterwards, and she was like, 'hey, i would love to meet you guys and hang out when you're not looking like me and so terrifying.' eric: even big stars get starstruck. tatum also talks about his young daughter and helps deliver a big surprise to ellen for her birthday. that's today at 4:00 right here on kcci. great t.v. tonight too, "the big bang theory" at 7:00, "mom" at 7:30. then another "big bang," "angel from hell," and "elementary." then an hour-long kcci 8 news at 10:00, followed by stephen colbert and james corden in late
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elizabeth: we are working on more new stories for you this morning another full hour of kcci 8 news this morning ahead at 6:00. here's what our crews are working on. >> i am live at the iowa event center, a preview of the gop debate read -- debate. plus, it may be hard for you to grab breakfast at the drive-thru this morning. we are hearing about a fast-food worker strike in des moines. that new information just ahead. >> the big meltdown continues. >> and we want to give you a live look outside i-235 and mlk. looks like a few people getting an early start to i will be one of those of the carwash today. it is coded for sure.
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on kcci 8 news this morning.
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final gop debate.
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