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the real question is in the waning days of the caucus campaign commodities candidates engage in hand-to-hand political combat. rubio and crews have been going after in an away. other candidates have been in the race, but they do not have money to advertise. to what extent will they go after each other to draw this distinction? cynthia: ted cruz has asked donald trump for a one-on-one debate. he wants to do it this weekend here in iowa. one of the super packs has offered $1 million-$2 million to go towards veterans but trump has not responded. the other -- undercard debate begins at 6:00. the primetime debate begins at 8:00. we will have reactions coming up at 6:00 and 10:00. steve: our team and coverage continues tonight at 5:00 from
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mark tauscheck is live. mark: by far the biggest demographic here, by far, the media. we are expecting several groups from various backgrounds to come here and show their support, or show their protestation of some of the candidates and their views. the only one he right now, the group of iowans here that are atheist. we are told there will be a large contingent of fast food workers, part of the strike for 15 we have heard about. the minimum wage folks who want the federal minimum wage raised to $15 an hour. they also want union rights. we are told to expect up to 1000 people arching up fifth avenue in a little bit of the bottom of the hour. we will see how the bettis. i have been -- how big that is. we have been told to wrap.
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it will throw it back to you in the studio. stacey: donald trump will not be at the debate tonight. he is holding a veterans event instead. we are live in drake -- at drake university. reporter: people have been lining up for hours, even though the event starts at 8:00, doors open at 5:00. the event is free and all of the tickets have been spoken for. the auditorium has just under 800 feet. donald trump, as you mentioned is held in the event to raise money for veterans, and is getting the fox news robert can debate tonight. let me tell you why -- it all started when donald trump told foxnews he did not want megyn kelly to be the co-moderator saying she was biased against him. foxnews told him no, there was a lot of back and forth. foxnews sent out a press release poking fun at donald trump.
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people we spoke to said they don't believe that will hurt him. >> i think that is donald trump being donald trump. he is getting people to what he is -- pay attention to what he is doing. it is an interesting idea he has to break him apart from the pack. reporter: rick santorum and mike huckabee will also be at the event. live in des moines, kcci news. stacey: at least one veteran group does not want money from the donation -- the fundraiser. the founder of iraq and afghanistan in america say it is called political theater. many iowans say they support the candidate, ditching the debate for the veterans event. >> would we he saying this if it were someone else? when we have a problem with one of the other candidates raising money for a worthwhile cause? i don't think so.
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launched trump for.com. saying 100% of the gun nations will go directly to veterans. steve: on the democratic side, bernie sanders continues his final push of the state. he is spending a lot of time with i went who cannot vote yet. kcci's shaina humphries shows us life. -- why. shaina humphries: with days remaining, bernie sanders is ochocinco s on poaching likely voters, and more on getting everyone else out on caucus night. bernie sanders: over two years ago we had a midterm election. 63% of the american people did not vote. 80% of young people did not vote. that is not really a democracy. shaina humphries: that is why he spent the morning stumping in front of students, high school students, specifically. most of whom are too young to caucus. the selects upperclassman who
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his staff knows the youngest eligible voters on caucus night could make or break his nomination. bernie sanders: if we can get people who often do not come out to caucus. if they are prepared to come out and help us move this country in a very different direction, i think we could win. shaina humphries: in des moines, shaina humphries, kcci eight news. steve: young people were a huge part of president obama's success in 2008. though senator sanders think a similar triumph is in the cards for him? his answer may surprise you hear it tonight on kcci 8 news at 6:00. also on the campaign trail today, former president bill clinton. he had an event in mount vernon. he spoke to the crowd about how his wife would be the best choice for iowa caucus-goers. he also encouraged the group to make sure they go out and caucus on monday. this is a very important time here in the state of iowa. we are expanding kcci eight news
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both newscasts will be one hour long and tomorrow night -- tonight and tomorrow. we can bring you the very best, most complete coverage as we count down to the iowa caucuses. stacey: now it is time to check in with meteorologist curtis. kurtis: temperatures tomorrow are warmer. tonight we have cloud cover. i want to point out it will be chilly tonight. temperatures at 7:00, 32. 10:00, 29. wind chills in the 20's. 7:00 in the morning, 23. morning clouds breaking free to afternoon sunshine with temperatures heading into the mid-40's. almost a little bit of spring fever for us in iowa. mid 40's on the way on friday. saturday we are talking upper 40's. low 40's on sunday. enjoy the warm up. there is definitely a system to watch tuesday into wednesday. there could be a band of heavy snow across iowa. the system tracks over the state
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will get strong winds on the backside. that could lead to some huge problems with blowing snow. latest futurecast and the 8 day forecast coming up. steve: breaking news to tell you about right now at 5:00. and 32-year-old woman is facing charges in the death of a 17-month-old child. valerie laterally is being charged with involuntary manslaughter. investigators say she left the 17-month-old unsupervised in a car seat. the baby was found unresponsive and died at the hospital. stacey: fast food workers participated in a series of protests ahead of the debate tonight. >> we work, we sweat, we want 15 on our check. stacey: one of the protests was held at noon outside mcdonald's at 2540 east university in des moines. the crowd of several hundred protestors arrived at the building and circled it about five times before police directed them away. >> we make the food, we run the
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don't you think we deserve a fair wage? i know i do. we all deserve a liveable wage. stacey: protest organizers say they plan to converge on the gop debate tonight to raise awareness about the issue. next a 5:00, megyn kelly in the cross-hairs. donald trump breaks out seductive pictures of the fox debate moderator and calls her a bimbo. steve: plus caucus crush. , the eyes of the world will be on iowa on monday night. but many iowans it feel like the whole world is already here. stacey: later, caucus cuisine the politically-inspired food , one local restaurant is serving up this week.
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5:00. 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 this is iowa's news : leader. this is kcci 8 news at 5:00 with steve karlin, stacey horst and chief meteorologist john mclaughlin. donald trump i got a very unfair : question from somebody but we , don't need to talk about that. presidential debate is less than 3 hours away and gop front-runner donald trump is continuing his attacks on fox news host megyn kelly. she is one of the moderators of the debate tonight he plans to skip. trump posted seductive pictures of kelly from a 2010 gq magazine shoot on his official twitter page, calling her the bimbo that's asking presidential questions. trump's fox feud dates back to a debate last august when kelly asked him about derogatory statements he'd made about women.
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us, the media and the campaigns have taken over downtown des moines. stacey: rose heaphy is live outside the iowa event center with what some are calling the caucus circus. rose: tonight all of the excitement will be here at the debate. you can feel the excitement all throughout des moines, but really, it is just getting started. >> i've never seen anything quite like this, so i feel like i'm on a cnn set right now. rose criss-crossing cables and : wires wind around capital square, both inside and out. workers in the building couldn't help but get a quick snapshot. >> it's really cool, i'm not actually from iowa originally, so it's really interesting to see all the media going on and the excitement. rose capital square will serve : as the iowa caucuses media center. 1600 media members are credentialed to use the room, representing press near and far. >> i'm a correspondent for the french public radio. rose proving the caucus is an
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>> hillary clinton, donald trump , people know in france, so that is important, it is the beginning, everybody is there. rose at centro downtown they're : serving up big plates for big names. >> we had tom brokaw come through here and bernie sanders has come through, and we have had jamie lee curtis down the street at our restaurant django. ,rose it's all part of the fun, : and pride for being the first caucus in the nation. >> the dynamic is even more important than the business it brings in. which is great. but it's fun to see the city in the spotlight. rose: people tell me they're so excited because both the democrat and read republican races are still close, definitely one they want to watch. steve: democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is now releasing information about his medical history. his doctor says the vermont senator is in, quote, overall very good health. sanders has been treated for gout, high cholesterol, and laryngitis. he also underwent hernia surgery this year. if elected the 74-year-old would
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assume office. president obama is creating a new task force on cancer research. and he's tapping vice president joe biden to chair the effort. biden announced last year that he would spend his final months in office working to cure cancer. his son beau died of brain cancer. making news right now, french police say they have arrested a man near disneyland paris, with guns, ammunition, and the quran. police say the man tried to get through security at disney's hotel new york. a woman who was with the man has also been detained. police say she didn't appear to be armed. stacey: right now the biggest swell of the season. hundreds of surfers are flocking to waimea bay in hawaii to witness waves of 35 to 45 feet. waimea bay is one of the most famous big wave surfing spots in the world. a high-surf warning is in effect until later tonight.
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west with our longboard and see if we can hang 10. kurtis: we have cloud cover out there, slowly breaking up. the sun is going down in a bit. it is 36 degrees. it feels like 27 with the wind chill. north, northwest winds at 15. by 7:00 32 degrees. by 10:00, 29 degrees. tomorrow the wind will shift to the south. we start off chilly at 23 degrees. it will be a big and fast warm-up. by noon, upper 30's. 3:00 p.m. to pitcher, 45. here at the clouds, breaking up. a little snow shower activity over in michigan. fairly quiet over most of the midwest. there will be some stormy nest tomorrow -- storminess tomorrow. kansas city is near 60 tomorrow.
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this frontal boundary will keep clouds around tomorrow morning. they will move out as the day goes on. with the south wind, the warm-up it started on friday and lasting for most of the weekend. futurecast at 11:00, notice the clouds -- hanging around. breaking free to some sub -- afternoon sunshine. i think northern iowa will stay in the clouds. the chance for light precipitation. saturday, generally mostly cloudy. sunday morning i think we will see a chance for a light shower. a better chance to the northeast. those clouds move out. we will see some sunshine sunday afternoon. the clouds arrived monday morning early in advance of a big system headed our way on tuesday. that low temperature tonight, 23, partly cloudy, northwest winds at 5-10 miles per hour. tomorrow the high as 45.
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some gusts into the 20's. 8 day forecast, saturday, 48. sunday, cooler, and more clouds. the chance for rain would be in the hundreds of an inch. to the north, it could be frozen precipitation. mostly cloudy and cool on monday, 37. tuesday, the system everyone has been talking about. 32 degrees. looking at all of the computer models, most right now squeeze out well over six inches of snow percent are iowa. on the backside of the system, wins over 60 miles per hour. blizzard conditions. the system is a long way away. it has potential for us here in iowa. that blowing snow on wednesday, 20. the arctic air returns. thursday, 19. mostly sunny next friday, 21. steve: let's take a look the traffic. the main roads look really good,
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about on east 21st and university. it looks like things are a little slow coming out of downtown on i 234 -- 235. and sell the writer corner on i-35. the mcmasters are slow to the west. 60 minutes. to the east it is normal. stacey: kcci let's look at the stories we are working on for eight news at 6:00. >> helping or hurting veterans why one national veterans group , says donald trump's fundraiser tonight is nothing more than political posturing. plus how central iowa veterans are reacting. >> of this is all that is left after a fire torched this fort dodge home. i'm kim st. onge, how they get from a total stranger saved a family's life. scott: the hawkeyes are getting ready for a top 10 showdown. we have the latest. and what is going on with jameel mckay's knee?
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update. 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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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,
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steve: today in the buzz the , barbie doll is getting more diverse. stacey: mattel is starting to sell the doll in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite and in seven different skin , tones. some parents thought the blonde bombshell barbie was sending the wrong message about beauty. steve: good idea. well it's the car that traveled , through time in the movie, "back to the future." now delorean motors plans to make 300 replicas of the iconic, stainless steel, sports car. they haven't been produced since 1982. the company went bankrupt. the new car will cost about and $100,000, will go on sale sometime next year. stacey: facebook wants you to get more expressive. steve: the social media giant is moving beyond the simple like button. they have been experimenting with 6 additional emoticons, in some international markets, and now those for anger, sadness, wow, ha-ha, and love, are going global.
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did not make the cut boo. ,steve: how do you like this? zombie burger is serving up some special burgers leading up to the iowa caucuses on monday. stacey: look at this. steve: today's featured item the monte christie. it's a beer battered triple cheeseburger with bacon and a cup of ranch. stacey: let's go to dinner. the east village restaurant served up the cuban heel sunday. the greatest, most delicious burger in the history of the -- steve: that had to be donald trump. stacey: world monday. hill's flip flop sliders tuesday. and hashtag feel the bern wednesday. , steve: probably makes you feel heartburn. upcoming caucus-inspired specials include the ben carson burger, tomorrow. the quick and the ted on saturday. and el burger de jeb. -- jeb bush come on sunday.
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stacey: probably the monte christie. steve: remember that huge blizzard that hit the east coast last weekend? washington, d.c. enacted a parking ban during the storm so snowplows could get through the street -- streets. since then, the city has handed out more than $1.39 in fines area stacey: as of yesterday afternoon the city had issued more than 5,000 tickets and towed nearly 700 vehicles. steve: have to get the moved. stacey: we are back next with a final check on the forecast. you're watching kcci the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper...
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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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steve: a special time here in
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