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all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. >> the most watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. mollie: right now at noon, donald trump escalates his fight with fox news using the word "bimbo" in a derogatory tweet about anchorwoman megyn kelly. good afternoon. thank you for joining us today. it's just the latest attack from trump following his decision to pull out of tonight's gop debate at the iowa events center. we'll take you there live in
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but first, weijia jiang has more from drake on trump's continued war of words. reporter: they will debate without donald trump. he says megyn kelly was unfair to him which he moderated the last fox news today. >> i got an unfair question but we did need to talk about that. i refuse -- i refuse to talk about that. reporter: nearly 40% of iowans say they can change their mind before monday, and his opponents will be reaching out to those voters at the debate. >> what does it say when donald tells the men and women of iowa my time is more important than your time? reporter: donald trump will be here at drake university where he will hold his own event. it will be part rally in part fundraiser for veterans groups. >> i give you bernie sanders. reporter: with susan sarandon looking on, bernie sanders call that hillary clinton's ties to wall street.
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she is raising money from a philadelphia investment firm. reporter: but hillary had her own start campaigning for her. former president bill clinton. >> she is a walking, breathing change agent. the only person qualified by knowledge on economic and social issues and political issues. reporter: the clinton campaign is banking on get out the vote efforts to hold on to their lead. cbs news, des moines. mollie: the finishing touches are going on right now ahead of tonight's much anticipated debate. emmy victor joins us live from the iowa events center with more on that. emmy: good afternoon. as they are getting ready and settings up inside the media frenzy is growing outside. in my walk over i noticed six different satellite trucks lined up down the street which showed you the growing anticipation for the gop debate tonight. we expect seven different candidates to take the stage and
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have been waiting to hear from. we want to show you some video from the gop debate back in august sponsored by fox news. they are sponsoring this one again. we expect some of the same candidates on the states, including ted cruz, marco rubio, ben carson, jeb bush, chris christie, john kasich and rand paul. we also know that carly fiorina, mike huckabee, rick santorum and jim gilmore will be in a forum prior. the caucuses are on monday so candidates make sure they need to stand out and make an impression with some of those voters in iowa, especially some of his uncommitted voters. the only person out there will be donald trump. he is hosting the separate event tonight at drake university. fox news will not have a spot for him on the stage. this is the second debate held in des moines and the 7th so far of the season. it's important for those voters to get out and support a candidate this monday. we will be covering more of that throughout the evening and the rest of the weekend. back to you.
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. and we've heard from a lot of viewers wondering how they can attend donald trumps event tonight at sheslow auditorium at drake university. if you are interested in attending trump's event, you just have to register for them online. you can find the link on trump's campaign website on the schedule page. tickets are free. the doors open at 5:00. because of all the interest as we get down to the wire, we are expanding kcci 8 news at 6:00 and 10:00. both will be one hour-long tonight and tomorrow so we can bring you the best coverage as we count down to the caucuses. and also new at noon, the downtown skywalk is getting some new photography. just in time for the celebration of the caucuses. the downtown community alliance picked seven pieces of art to be placed in four different windows. the installation crew has been hard at work all morning getting them up for our out of town visitors. the lines says the art can serve as a back drop for photos and showcase landscapes downtown des moines. >> we all view this is a great opportunity to showcase our
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front of the iowa caucuses. mollie: the artwork chosen is all from local artists. warmer weather is welcoming candidates and tourists to the -- to iowa. it sounds like it's going to get even nicer. jason: it will be gorgeous this weekend. we had a legit chance for 50 degrees. note to the south was busy 52 or 53 degrees. that is this weekend. not today. it still beautiful. 39 in the metro and mid-30's nevada warehouse you are at. we had sunshine early on. the clouds of begun to move their way in. they will be with us through the rest of the day although it may be can see some breaks. plan on at least some level of cloud cover. winds have been fairly strong pushing out of the northwest. sustained winds in the mid-20 up in clarion in waterloo. that will help to keep the temperature down a bit. i think we arrived back into the 40's as we head into the remainder of the day.
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32 by 6:00 p.m. winds will start to lighten and the stone will poke out again tomorrow. more on what we have in store coming up soon. mollie: we were there this morning when a check for nearly $80,000 was presented to the director of hope ministries. they say the money from the 2015 scan away hunger effort will go a long way to providing more than 400 meals a day to central iowas's homeless and needy. over the past 15 years scantily hunger has raised almost $900,000 from all the shoppers. today marks the 30th anniversary of the space shuttle challenger disaster. the shuttle exploded shortly after liftoff killing all seven astronauts aboard, including teacher christa mcauliffe. the families of those lost will gather today with nasa to mark the anniversary. making a rare appearance will be mcauliffe's son scott who now has his own family. her husband steven is a federal
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and still declines interviews about his late wife. the standoff between an armed militia group and law enforcement at a federal wildlife refuge in oregon may be nearing an end. three more people who had been holed up at the refuge are in custody, but several others remain there. carter evans is in burns, oregon with the details. reporter: >> this is a free-for-all armageddon. reporter: that's the message from one man still inside the national wildlife refuge. he is calling for reinforcements. >> if they stop you from getting here, kill them. reporter: the end of his are refusing to end the armed occupation which began as a protest over federal land ownership. this even as their jailed leader urges them to go home. >> mr. bondy wants everyone to remember that somebody died. this is not just about him right now. reporter: bundy and several others were arrested on tuesday
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his brother ryan was injured in the group spokesperson was killed. he had recently told reporters he would rather die than be changed. >> i am not going to spend my days in jail. reporter: supporters are calling him a martyr. >> he said they cold bloodedly shot him. at least six times. three or four other times was after he was on the ground dead. reporter: authorities put the blame squarely on the protesters. >> let me be clear. it is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that has led us to where we are today. reporter: 11 people, including bundy, now face federal charges. >> this can't happen anymore. this can't happen in america and he can't happen in hartline county. reporter: the remaining
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they are just five left in the compound and all of them want to leave. they also say the fbi told him there is a warrant out for the rest of one of the men that is there. the other four say they are now willing to stay until the government dropped the charges against that man. carter evans, cbs news, oregon. mollie: still ahead why the , world famous niagara falls will soon be down to a trickle. also we'll tell you why barbie
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. >> either we replace them, or they're going to crumble into the river. mollie: a roaring american icon could temporarily become a quiet trickle. new york state may shut down most of the niagara falls on the u.s. side. the state says it needs to temporarily block the water to replace two historic bridges. vinita nair is at the falls with the incredible engineering feat
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reporter: it is a view that will take your breath away. more than 750,000 gallons of water gush over the edge every second. for the millions of tourists that come to see now your falls each year, they could soon be in for a big surprise. >> what makes us nervous is monday american falls has to be turned off even for a short period of time. reporter: and new york state parks department wants to divert the dagger river to the canadian side -- niagara river to the canadian side so they can replace two bridges. they enclosed since 2004, rotted and rested for a century next to the falls. >> either we replace them, for they crumble into the river. we will have an environmental mess to clean up. reporter: dmaiaming the river would make the american side nonexistent. four to fall to become more intense. officials believe it it could
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>> the potential is huge for us to really build a successful strategic and directed marketing campaign around this activity. reporter: this is not the first time the iconic falls to stop flowing. in 1969 the u.s. army corps of engineers diverted water for months to study the effects of erosion. the temporary dam was removed along with millions of points people had tossed in. being an upstate new york they could freeze during the winter work here to. in 2014 and 2015 during the polar vortex huge ice formations grew out of the falls. underneath the water kept rushing. for locals seeing a powerful icon waterless is a step in the right direction. >> this is such a beautiful area. it's one of the wonders of the world. finally they are putting money back into this place. reporter:
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, getting a makeover. mattel says it will start selling the famous 57-year-old plastic doll in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite. for years, the doll has been criticized for being an unrealistic representation of a woman's body. mattel says the doll will also come in seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hairstyles in an effort to appeal to girls who have turned to tablets and other toys. we will turn right now to jason because you are turning the heat up. just in time. a great weekend ahead. jason: if you can get outdoors this weekend, it will be beautiful. potentially 50 off to the southwest. you get a reasonable shot at reaching that. we will take a quick peek at that and continue to ride the roller coaster up. 48 degrees on saturday. you can see the cooldown we have got behind that. don't pay too much attention to that. the next three days looking outstanding. current temperatures are sitting right around the same.
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we saw the cloud cover make its way again and i will stay with us off and on throughout the day. i can't to see a few peeks of sunshine but not nearly as much as ben saw last night as the sun was setting. quite a few of these up in the you local page. we can thank you for sending in that shot. continue to drive in the warmth today even with the northwest winds we have in place. 39 is what we are sitting at. the average for this time of year is 32 so we are well above that. think still cool off to a much. mid 40's tonight. temperatures likely in the upper teens. we did keep the clouds in the forecast as we head throughout the day. you can see the punching down from the north right now. in area of low pressure will up to the east. thankfully no snow in the forecast immediately. we do have a chance in the middle of next week as the system comes in. as for now it's looking decent.
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go along with that. not a clear day but at least we do bring in some sunshine. we have not had a lot in the past week. futurecast tries to bring in a lot. you can see the spindles of clouds moving east throughout the area. it brings in more cloud cover ahead of that next system, well ahead of the next system off to the north. that will bring snow near the border. we will not see too much of that as we have an absolute the outstanding weekend ahead of us. temperatures climbing to near 50. you have got to get outside. 41 today. partly sunny skies. we keep the wind turning into the evening tonight. most of us in mid-30's to low 40's tonight. we back it down to only 22 degrees. clouds in the next but not about forecast. the next three days are beautiful. i wish i could leave it right there. 48 on saturday. we tumble after that and bring in what could be a significant
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mollie: we are hearing hints about that. jason: a good pileup the two early for totals. mollie: not for caucus night. stay tuned.
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, battle to eradicate a deadly do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same...
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. mollie: it is a fight we are winning but we are not there quite yet. the worldwide eradication of polio thanks to several organizations, including rotary international. now we have a chance in des moines to be a part of that light. welcome back everyone. ann arnold is with -- they are invited to invite us to a special event on february 6. i wonderful partnership. first of all, tell us about rotary's fight against polio. guest: rotary partnered with the world health organization, unicef, the center for disease control and lately the bill gates -- the bill and litigate
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when there were 1000 new cases of polio each day. now we are down to less than -- about one per week. 72 new cases last year. 53 in pakistan and 19 and afghanistan. we are this close to eradicate polio worldwide. it will be the second disease after smallpox. smallpox was a limited -- eliminated in 1980. it's important we are limiting polio completely from the world so it does not spread. back in 2012 we were this close. they were only 223 new cases but then it spread to somalia and syria and some other countries from pakistan. they trace it back to pakistan. it's -- once it is eliminated completely, it will be gone. changing from the vaccine in april. there were 25 new cases of polio
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vaccine which has a live virus and it. once we eliminate that because we're so close. they use that vaccine because it was the cheapest and easiest to administer. now they will change the vaccines and we will get a good chance of limiting it completely. mollie: what takes place february 6 and how can we help? guest: iowa energy and rotary partnered eight seasons ago. we provide them with a platform to spread their cause and to raise funds and awareness for polio eradication. we will have represented is from the 13 clubs out supporting us as well as charities they have donated tickets towards. we will be raising money for the night of the game. and really just using our game as a platform to spread the word and to get. polio eradicated mollie: why
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guest: we set down seven and a half years ago and try to figure out a way we did help each other out. try to find a way we could work with rotary to help them with their cause of eradicating polio in raising funds. but also help the iowa energy and getting more people in our seats. and together this game allows us to a college both goals. it's one of our biggest games of the year. today we have raised over $67,000 to fight against polio, immunizing over 35,000 kids. guest: the game is at 7:00 on february 6. get there early see can make a donation to our yellow bucket to eradicate polio. every $.60 vaccinates one child. we tell people five dollars gives us a children vaccinated. you can be a part of this effort. when polio is eradicated you can say i helped. mollie: can't say it any better.
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another successful year. 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 and every child in this state 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.
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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, 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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jason: our warm-up is upon us. temperatures continue into the 40's and then eventually upper 40's by saturday. eventually chances for a key relating snow. mollie: let's just focus on the positive. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its capt do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much
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this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton

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