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of that, and the significant snow headed our way next week, coming up shortly. todd: new poll numbers just into the newsroom from the "des moines register." donald trump now leading on the republican side here in iowa. he has 28% of likely voters. ted cruz is in second with 23%. marco rubio now in third with 15%. by the way, ted cruz fell just short of begging a crowd of about 400 today in ames to caucus for him monday night. kcci's kim st. onge is in studio with his message to iowans in this final stretch. kim: cruz challenged the rowdy crowd to bring nine people along with them to caucus. cruz says that's the ticket to him winning the republican nomination. sen. ted cruz: we will win the nomination. and we will go on to win in 2016, beat hillary clinton, and turn this country around. kim: ted cruz supporters packed the gateway hotel in ames, forcing dozens to watch from the hallway. jeff: he doesn't trash anybody, he runs a very positive campaign, and i like it.
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caucus for cruz months ago. he's determined to convince others to do the same. jeff: i'm gonna call friends, family. everybody's gonna be there. kim: cruz spent the most time telling supporters his plans as president, including ending common core, repealing obamacare, and destroying isis. sen. cruz: our constitutional rights are under assault each and every day, because america is receding from leadership in the world. and yet, i'm here today with a word of hope, encouragement, and exhortation. laura: he wants to help our country in every way. i just haven't disagreed with anything that he's said yet. kim: laura suckow brought along her two daughters. this will be kimberly's first caucus. kimberly: his respect for other people, and just his dignity really, and his reliance upon it is just really important. kim: in a state where every vote counts, cruz just won over one more iowan. stephanie: mom invited me, because i was on the fence before coming to it. but now, he sold me.
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glenn beck was also there today, after recently endorsing cruz. and one more interesting thing about today's rally. cruz didn't mention trump's name once. todd? todd: that is interesting. thank you. a cruz campaign flyer is taking some iowans by surprise. some voters received this flyer in the mail, giving a grade on their past voter turnout record. but one voter tells us it feels like a personal attack that he and his neighbors all received an f grade. kcci spoke with a cruz campaign spokesman, who tells us using "civic guilt" is an effective way to persuade voters to caucus. he says it's based off of a republican party flyer from 2014. well, cruz's main rival in iowa, donald trump, held a campaign rally in dubuque today. trump again brought up the fact that cruz was born in canada, questioning how he is eligible to run for president. trump also defended his decision to not participate in thursday's fox news debate. donald trump: i think the debate turned out to be good, that i didn't do it.
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boring, boring. that was a hard thing to watch, wasn't it? but it wouldn't have been hard. if i was there you would've liked it, right? todd: trump also had a rally today in clinton and one in davenport. he says he plans to stay in iowa through caucus night. florida senator marco rubio is putting in a last-ditch effort to win over iowa voters before the caucuses. the rubio campaign is airing a half-hour television special in every media market in iowa this weekend. the first special aired today in sioux city. tomorrow, the specials will air in des moines, cedar rapids, and davenport. caucus-goers can call or tweet in their questions for the republican hopeful. rubio spoke to voters today at a rally in sioux city, telling them he believes he is the only one who can beat the democratic nominee, come november. sen. marco rubio: there is a reason why hillary clinton spends more, and her super pacs spend more time attacking me, than any other republican. because they don't want to run against me. but i can't wait to run against her. [applause]
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[applause] we can't lose this election. if you nominate me, we win. they know this. todd: now, rubio is in des moines tonight for a rally at the ramada inn on merle hay road. that starts at 7:00. and we do have those numbers on the democratic side. hillary clinton is on top with iowa voters. she has 45% of likely voters. bernie sanders is in second, by just 3 points, at 42%. and martin o'malley is still in a distant third with 3%. welcome the last few days, hillary clinton's e-mails have been back in the headlines. she never sent information on her personal account, that was classified at the time. she talked about her e-mails today in a one-on-one interview with our steve karlin, following a campaign rally in ames. sec. hillary clinton: i think voters are pretty smart. with benghazi, they saw me
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is all retroactive. there was nothing marked classified at the time. todd: you can see more of steve karlin's one-on-one interview with hillary clinton tonight, on kcci 8 news at 10:00. clinton did not focus on her e-mails during the rally in ames, though. instead, she and former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords focused on gun control. clinton highlighted the differences between her policy on gun safety, versus that of bernie sanders. sanders is also in iowa today. he spoke in manchester this morning, telling supporters what it will take for him to beat clinton on caucus night. sen. bernie sanders: right now, if the election were held today, i would say it's a toss-up. some polls have us a little bit ahead. some polls have secretary clinton a little bit ahead. virtually tied. we will win the caucus on monday night, if there is a large voter turnout. we will lose the caucus on monday night, if there is a low voter turnout. todd: sanders also spoke about the 2008 election of president obama.
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not because of the color of his skin, but because of his ideas. kcci has also learned tonight the democratic candidates will square-off one more time before the new hampshire primary. the hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigns have reached an agreement to hold another debate before the new hampshire primary. and three additional debates after that. the first new debate will be held thursday, february 4, sponsored by msnbc. the new hampshire primary is the following tuesday, february 9. well, as we countdown to the caucuses, a reminder to tune into kcci on monday night. we will be live all night long, until the final results are in. we will also have crews at all the big campaign watch parties. and we'll be live inside a democratic and a republican caucus. coverage starts at 6:30 monday night. and you can tune in tomorrow for kcci 8 news "close up." it's the pre-caucus show you can't afford to miss. we'll talk to leaders from iowa democrats and republicans, getting their insights on the caucus process. you'll also learn when, where, and how to caucus.
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poll, before the big night? that's kcci 8 news "close up" at 10:30 tomorrow morning, right after "face the nation." a big weekend in iowa for politics. scott reister joins us now. also, a big day for iowa state basketball. scott: a very big day. you know, todd, iowa state had already taken down three top-5 team. the clones' task? win at 5th-ranked texas a&m. no team has been able to do that so far this year. the lead through this one changed throughtout. check out deonte burton, no-look pass to jameel mckay. behind the head! mckay playing, despite soreness in his knee. cyclones led by 2 with 4 minutes left. but then, it was all ou. danuel house missed. tyler davis tipped it in for a 7-point aggie lead. house brought down the house -- a game-high 20. the aggies pulled away to win
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we will show you what g georges niang did. and a goalie fight. todd: deadly shooting, chaos erupts at a denver motorcycle expo.
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initiated the attacks.
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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 and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. announcer: this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at 6:00 with todd magel, laura terrell,
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sports with scott reister. todd: we want to take a look at those numbers. hillary clinton is on top with iowa voters, she has 45%. bernie sanders is in second at 42%. martin o'malley is still a distant third, just 3%. donald trump is leading, 28% of elected voters now. ted cruz is in second with 22%. marco rubio is in third place with just 15%. happening right now, denver police are investigating a deadly shooting and stabbing at a motorcycle expo. police say at least one person is dead and several others injured in the attacks. witnesses are telling local media it started as a fight between rival biker gangs. but police have not confirmed that. everyone else attending the colorado motorcycle expo at the denver coliseum now has been
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two remaining fugitives who broke out from a california jail last week are now in custody. police found 37-year-old hossein nayeri and 20-year-old jonathan tieu in san francisco this morning. the two men escaped with 43-year-old bac duong on january 22. duong surrendered to police friday. back here in des moines, police are still looking for a pair of robbers who held up a central bank friday. it happened on university, just east of 42nd street. officials tell us two men entered the back entrance of the bank. one robber showed a handgun and ordered everybody to get on the ground. after getting some cash, the two men ran out the back. if you have any information, you can call police. central iowa middle and high school students got a unique opportunity at john deere financial in johnston this morning. more than two dozen teams of students designed, built, and tested robots to compete against each other in the fourth annual first tech challenge league championship. the winners will qualify for national and international
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they've been working on these robots since the beginning of the school year, often competing in local meets. ann: this is a lot of fun. and it's great to see the excitement about stem, about engineering. that is what john deere is about. and it helps us know what we are putting our money and time towards is going to, hopefully, help future employees out of it, as well. todd: the first tech challenge is part of john deere's global initiative to inspire stem, that is science-technology-engineering-m science-technology-engineering-m ath careers and education in young people. checking back in with jason for a weather update now. jason: nothing quite so formidable right now, but we do have light precipitation that is trying to fall off to the north. throughout the morning hours, we will bring a chance through the northern portion, could see a bit in the metro. a few areas off to the south,
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for the storm on tuesday, indication of the significant event, we could see a lot of snow in spots, temperatures dropping. fans of the spring-like air, we only get one more day of it. 42 degrees on sunday, 20 degrees for the high on wednesday. say it ain;t't so. we had to go sometime. looking throughout the next 12-24 hours, it is not half dad, lows in the middle 30's. you can see that really isolated shower that moves through the morning and afternoon hours, before topping out at 42 degrees. we have just a smattering of rain and snow off to the west there, huge cloud shield of
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and throughout the beginning of the work week, too. we see the signs of moisture, at least the first signs of ahead of that system monday evening. here is the overnight tonight, you can see we start to clear out a bit behind it. i think it is overdue in that clearing, however. we should stay mostly cloudy. futurecast bringing that light shower activity. here off to the north, plan on snow mixing in. futurecast showing clouds surge back in, and as we head to monday evening, we start to see the first signs of that system here. that will really start to drive in late morning and early afternoon, likely seeing quite a bit of snow out of this little guy. how much exactly can we expect? some spots have the potential to pick up over a foot. bringing the bulk west of the metro, and i really think we going to see more than the 1.8
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it has shifted to the northwest on this latest model, but i would plan on amounts totaling of more than half of a foot or more, digitally some spots more than a foot. plan for inundating snowfall week. back up to 42, mostly cloudy, a few showers in the morning hours. once we clear that out, could see sunshine. the most of the day is spent under the cloud cover with the mild, spring air to go along with it. up until tuesday, not bad. 33 on tuesday, as far as to bridgers on wednesday, we go back up to 20. plenty of sunshine read todd: scott reister with a reminder the cyclones are full of surprises. scott: they cannot win them all.
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hey candidates. enough talk.
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announcer: from iowa's sports leader, this is kcci 8 sports. scott: it has been quite a year. iowa state has already notched wins over number 1 oklahoma, number 3 iowa, and number 4
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>> part of the reason iowa state does not have depth, burton steals it away. man, tremendous athleticism. thomas gets it off. scott: check this out. another great play from burton. the lead went back and forth in this game. iowa state down 3. georges niang, he had a game-high. ou closed the game on a 16-4 run. tyler davis tipped it in. danuel house, slam. he is throwing down the house, 20 points or house. 72-62, aggies. best season in school history.
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iowa state hosts west virginia . oklahoma and lsu, it was a star matchup area. 32 points for buddy, sooners escape. 77-75. drake has not taken the step forward this year that coach ray giacoletti was expecting in year three. the bulldogs were winless in the valley heading into saturday's home game. but bradley was in town, coming in with a 3-19 overall record. drake had a double-digit lead in the second half, but the braves were keeping it it close. bradley actually cut the lead to 6 down the stretch. we got this. i don't even have to watch. drake would not be denied on this day.
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then finds graham woodward. woodward had a career day with 4 triples and 23 points. 80-70. drake gets its first conference win of the season, improving to 1-9. sunday will be another fun day for hoops. hawkeyes tries to bounce back. southern illinois plays at northern iowa at 3:00. a former iowan returned once again to her home state as a sooner. and the cyclones had their hands full. tony seeman spent the day at ames and has the story. tony: the cyclones came into saturday on a four-day losing streak. what an opportunity, a chance to take down nationally-ranked oklahoma. still settling in, looking for a win. i was and rolling in the second half, passing to johnson. 1000 career point mark she passed this afternoon.
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the ankeny native manning, she chipped in. iowa state trailing, trying to stay close. buckley is the bucket and the foul. but the sooners were just too much. she had 13 points. oklahoma wins it 77-71. a nice homecoming for the ankeny native. >> i see a lot of little kids in the stands that i coached at camp. i displayed in a way the chosen how to grow up and play, i guess. like my family to the same for me, to come back and get a win in hilton. it feels good. tony: this team still have some play. >> every team has a stretch of losing. but it is those special teams that come out more ready, more focused -- they do not stop believing. tony: they will hit the road to
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in ames, tony seeman, kcci, iowa 's sports leader. scott: energy at home tonight. at 7:00, against canton. hockey fans see players fight all the time. but goalies? yeah, you figure the heavily-padded ones might as well. check it out. steven michalek, making his ahl debut, took on the charlotte goalie. not really sure who won the fight. a lot of punches thrown. they have all of the pads. it is convenient. it was icing on the cake because this one was all iowa. marc hagel, one of many getting in on the act. best game of the season. they win it 5-1. more hockey going on tonight at buccaneer arena. des moines taking on sioux
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todd: fighting in hockey ? i have no idea. it does not really work. scott: not a lot 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...
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bad judgment. he's just not ready to be president. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. the american 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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todd: we have to look in the forecast, even though it is not great. jason: it is not. but remember, we have another day of spring air. tomorrow we'll start off with light rain, like mix off to the
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snow we could see on tuesday. this is what i think you could see as the storm pushes through on tuesday. remember, wind is an issue, too. falling and blowing to around 12 inches in spots. as we head to the remainder of the week, we cool off. we back into the sunshine,
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>> today on "matter of fact." >> today on "matter of fact." this debate has no rival. >> god bless the great state of iowa. >> before iowa casts the first vote, which candidates will have the last word? >> i think trump is well-poised to win it. >> and -- when the election is up in the air, it's your ground game that counts. >> those candidates who have been on tv the most, aren't doing the best >> plus -- can the numbers add up for the gop? >> republicans need to do

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