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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, it's back to the campaign trail following last night's final gop debate before caucus night. good afternoon and thank you for joining us on this friday. donald trump may have been a no-show last night at the iowa events center but in true donald -- fashion he is still trying to steal the show. cbs news' marlie hall has more from right here in des moines. reporter: chris christie was one of the first gop candidate back out on the campaign trail this morning following last night trump-less debate.
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his ongoing feud with fox news. >> let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. reporter: he appeared at his own event about five minutes away. in nashua, new hampshire this morning he try to rally more support. >> you have got to be tough and strong. . he can't let them push you around reporter: last night at center stage for the first time in running neck and neck with trump in iowa, ted cruz became a target. >> if you guys say or ask one more mean question,. i might have to leave the stage carson gives own performance high marks. >> i had probably the least amount of time but it probably have the most substance. reporter: some political pundits say chris christie gave a solid a performance last night. the new jersey governor is way behind in the polls and he will likely have an uphill battle here in iowa. he asked potential supporters this morning to tell their neighbors why he should get their vote. >> he is the most tested person
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he's the person most ready. reporter: voters have been following events closely. >> i hope it is not trump. reporter: the candidates have their handful of campaigning this weekend and the long-awaited first in the nation caucus begins monday. cbs news, des moines, iowa. mollie: speaking of chris christie just hours after the , gop debate the governor stirred up support at his campaign headquarters in johnston. the send off rally kicks off a full slate of campaign events leading up to the caucuses. christie plans to attend 10 town halls and 3 rallies across the state before monday. he told the crowd of about 100 people that he is the best candidate for the job. and that the republican party needs a strong person to go against the democrats. >> we can't afford to nominate some of look like a deer in headlights when they get up there against hillary clinton. we need somebody who is been
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mollie: he will be stopping -- turning to the democratic side, a new nbc news/wall street journal poll shows hillary clinton back on top here in iowa. she has 48% support to bernie sanders' 45%. martin o'malley is in a distant third with 3% support. we will be bringing give expanded our long newscast again tonight on a news at 6:00 and 10:00 and full commitment 2016 coverage all weekend. and on caucus night, we go live at 6:00 p.m. on and will stay on until it's over. we will bring you live reports from caucus sites with the candidates and expert analysis all right here on kcci. our weekend weather is looking good before a big change early next week. i guess it's the good, the bad, and the ugly. jason: we are going to get an exit everything over the next five or six days. we've got the warmth that has
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south winds have helped to drive that in. mid-20's up to the north. 18 miles per hour in des moines. we will hang onto the winds into the afternoon before the caper down. upper 30's across a good portion of the southwest. low to mid 30's elsewhere. we are on track for mid 40's today. we can keep some sunshine in the mix as we head into the afternoon. some cloud cover will build as well. we are above 43 6:00 p.m. i will have the latest on what will send us to the upper 40's soon in your transfer snow coming up shortly. mollie: des moines police looking for two suspects that robbed westside bank this morning. the call came about 8:45 a.m. from central bank at 4018 university avenue. police said two men dressed in hefty clothing entered a back public entrance of the bank. one reportedly displayed a handgun and told the two tellers to put money on the counter. the men collected the money and then fled out the back door and ran east on university. there were three customers and two other workers inside the bank during the robbery.
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police said there were surveillance cameras at the bank building. they say they will hope -- they investigation. turning to news from around the state now. the former director of the marshalltown convention and visitors bureau has been accused of embezzlement. shannon espenscheid is charged with theft and ongoing criminal conduct. police say she made at least $10,000 in personal purchases with a bureau business credit card. she has since been dismissed from her position. to pella, where a former daycare provider has pled guilty in the death of a child in her care. 32-year-old valerie wackerly was charged with involuntary manslaughter. police say 17-month-old amelia smith died last june after wackerly left her unsupervised in a car seat fr a nap. -- during a nap. police also say wackerly left the child in the care of an adult who was not a certified daycare provider. wackerly entered a guilty plea
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sentenced on april 5. the fbi is still trying to end a nearly month-long occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon. as negotiations continue, the agency released new video of the shooting death of one of the armed occupiers. don champion reports. reporter: in a rare active this video showing the traffic stop that led to the arrest of followers on tuesday. the video also shows the shooting death of a member of his militia. investigators say he was behind traffic stop. moments later the chart tried missing an fbi agent. that is when he got out with his hands up. the 55-year-old can be seen reaching into his pocket where the fbi says a gun was later found. that is what an oregon state trooper opened fire, killing
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>> as the video clearly shows it was a reckless action that resulted in. the consequences you see here today reporter: the release of the video comes at the fbi tries to anend the occupation by followers of bundy. in public statements by his lawyers, he urged the occupiers to leave peacefully. >> we never wanted bloodshed. reporter: they ceased the refuge on january 2 over a land dispute. bundy and 10 of his followers have since been arrested. mollie: the fbi says the they want to guarantee they will not be charged before they surrender. was made in the case of three dangerous prison escapees but it authorities have been looking for. police say the likely mastermind behind the brazen escape is a woman who taught english classes to one of the escapees.
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44-year-old woman yesterday saying she had an improper relationship with one of the escapees. an 82-year-old ohio army veteran is receiving an honorable discharge a half century after being kicked out of the military for being gay. donald hallman requested a reversal of his 1955 undesirably discharged status after president obama repealed the military's don't ask don't tell rule in 2010. still ahead today at noon federal health officials , mobilize as a dangerous mosquito-born illness linked to birth defects spreads across south america. and were flint residents left in the dark about how dangerous their tainted water supply really was?
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if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. 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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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. mollie: health authorities in peru are preparing for a possible outbreak of the zika virus that is affecting a vast
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nations are doing the same here at home the number of americans affected is growing today. at least 31 cases now reported in 11 states and washington dc. the virus is spreading at an explosive rate in central and south america. cbs news chief medical correspondent jonathan lapook has more on that. >> it is now spreading explosively. reporter: there is no treatment and a vaccine for the rapidly spreading zika virus. >>. we need answers quickly reporter: the virus is spread by mosquitoes and detected in dozens of americans after returning home from traveling abroad. so far there is no evidence anyone here has gotten zika from an infected mosquito in the united states. zika is especially dangerous for pregnant women. it is been linked to children bombed a serious condition where the head and brain are too small. anna travel to enable brazil in
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it was. reporter: concerned she can be infected, she got her trip short and is now back in new york. >> i'm going to be a first-time mom. i went crazy because i wanted my babies to be safe. reporter: the first case was detected in brazil in 2015. from there he quickly spread throughout the country and the and the caribbean. dr. beth bell, a specialist at the cdc says the type of mosquitoes that carry zika exist in the u.s. but not likely to spread as widely here as in places like brazil which is set august. >> in the united states were most people have screens on windows and many people have air-conditioning, we don't affect is the explosive outbreaks of zika virus. mollie: that was jon lapook reporting. new information concerning the toxic water disaster in flint, michigan alleges preferential
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a state official says michigan offered fresh bottled water for state employees in flint starting in january of 2015 even though residents were not told that tap water was unsafe to drink until last fall. a person that manages state buildings says water coolers were introduced at the state office building after flint flunked some drinking water standards but the public was not immediately notified. and check this out. surfers in hawaii are flocking to a popular beach to ride some of the biggest waves on record. in fact, the waves were so huge most of them weren't being ridden. for those willing to take the risk there was at times great reward while others got a stinging dose of reality. warnings have eben issued but officials say it's hard for many surfers to resist the temptation of going in the water. for us we have calm her seas head and then mother nature lets loose again.
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jason: first we get the warmth and we get a smacking goes of reality i way of snow. that is tuesday i am talking about. you can see the cooldown that is behind that. let's look at the warm-up we have. a couple of days in the mid to upper 40's. we cruise into the weekend and start taking a dip as far as temperatures go. behind that system teens again for high. if you were hoping for warmer temperatures, we have got them but you have to get out and enjoy while it is there. it will not be lasting the long for us. still sitting in the upper 30's across a good portion of central in southwestern origins of the state. off to the northeast low-to-mid 30's. either way we are well above average of 32 degrees here in the metro. fairly comfortable day. making for pretty beautiful sunrise. this is what been humphries -- ben humphries saw when he woke up this morning. keep sending in those pictures.
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going on along with our temperatures of 39 degrees. we will build on that for a little bit. as we head through the rest of the day we're up to 45 degrees by 4:00 p.m. you the windchill lingering down around freezing by 10:00 p.m. we are only down at 37 degrees. those are prime outdoor temperatures. on the ground as you walk around. you might not even get slush on your pant legs. we have clear skies behind it. at least in the near term we are talking about good conditions. we do have one snow chance in the forecast for the weekend. you can see futurecast tries to bring in some light snow off to the northeast. some potential for that and better chances will be for mix as we head throughout the day on sunday. turning to tuesday, this is a system that has a chance to drive in the amount of snow and
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thoughts are central portions and south-central are going to get the bulk of this. i still think fairly widespread totals around half a foot or more are possible with this. making for difficult travel. with the wind it will likely lead to blowing snow. this is still a far out forecast. numbers are still going to take a day or two before we get a solidified amount for how much we can see for sure throughout portions of iowa. plan for making -- plan for that making travel difficult for you. throughout the day today you can see the bulk of this stuff shifting off to the east. clouds began to filter back in as we hundred portions of the day on saturday. we see some sunshine on saturday, just not a time as the clouds build in. we get the weak little line sunday morning. that will be enough for a bit of a next. it could make roads slick it time. beautiful and mid-40's today. 45 degrees will be the high. tonight we take that down to the upper 20's.
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days, the next to our great -- two are great and then a wintry mix on sunday. a 50% chance of that. tuesday is the real story. we get a huge dose of winter. mollie: we will see what develops the legal enjoy the sun for a while. still to come today, take a break from the campaign trail and had to the des moines symphony this weekend. we will meet the guest conductor and his special guest artists. 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 no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born.
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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. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions
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mollie: that was a peek at the master class in hartford, connecticut birth -- by gerard symphony this weekend along with his son who was performing as well, julian schwarz. argue to you two are not running president? guest: the question is who would be president. he's young so he will be the president. mollie: thank you both. first time in des moines. it compliments for both are so long it would take the rest of
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that you are music director for seattle symphony for 26 years until 2011. grammy nominations, emmy awards, another music director for the all-star orchestra. that is on public tv. thank you both for coming in and you travel the word that's world. we are in for a definite treat. tell us about your style. we saw a little bit of conducting. guest: my style? julian? what would you say about style? it's more about what other people perceive then it is what i think. it takes someone us to evaluate. guest: i would say your style of conducting his selfless. -- is selfless. it considers the music first and loves the music.
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and that what comes first. mollie: tells a little bit about the death will we be hearing? snow maiden. he was one of the great the 19th century. he was an opera composer. that was primarily what he did. his favorite. we are doing a sweet from that -- suite from that. the tumblers dance. mollie: when did you make your debut playing cello? guest: i was 11 years old with where i was born and raised. seattle symphony under his the time. that was -- under his baton. it turns out my theater have, working with my father.
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weekend. what a weekend to be in des moines. this is so delightful and once again it will be 7:30 tomorrow night and 2:30 sunday afternoon at the civic center. for more information go to des moinessomebody.org.
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national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic] mollie: clear definitely working for the weekend because it looks awesome. jason: sunday we have a chance for a bit of a next but besides that you have to get out tomorrow. chances for sunshine and temperatures climbing to the upper 40's. today good enough for mid 40's. the of cloud cover as we head throughout the afternoon hours. southwestern portions of the state has a shot at 50 degrees. can't stress that enough. get out while the getting is good. it will not last forever. . a chance for a snowstorm on tuesday mollie: we will enjoy the nice weather. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon.
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can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. 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
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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 content of this message. >> quinn: you should just get

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