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tonight.. making history.. how iowa women are breaking new ground in the military.. where they're going.. that they haven't been allowed to go before.. a mother's love.. her son spent seven years as a prisoner of war in vietnam.. and she chronicled as much as she could.. an iowa woman's historical collection.. and how her son recounts his time as a p-o-w.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight. a young des moines couple on the vacation of a lifetime was killed in a tragic car wreck. tonight, the family
of one of the victims is asking for your help. aaron brilbeck has the story.. this past weekend kristine buttermore did something no mother should ever have to do. she buried her daughter. 34-year old allison backstrom of des moines was driving back from a las vegas vacation october 29-th with her boyfriend, jeffrey christiansen, when the couple's car crashed on rain slicked roads. buttermore remembers getting the news from her son. "his voice kinds cracked a little and he said the deputies were just out here and told me that allison was killed in a car accident today. and that just won't leave my mind. i just started yelling like no, no. god no." backstrom was a mother of two children...four year old johanna and two year old elaina jane. she was a student at isu studying environmental land use. but most of all, her family says she was a drama
"oh yeah. she was a real hippie chick. used to love tie die, she loved widespread panic, grateful dead, phish, salmon. i said about any sea life that had a band she was...but she loved going to concert." "beautiful person. she loved her kids a lot. to me i was mr. fix it. if anything breaks she'd bring it to me. she just loved to fish and have a good time."buttermore says the day before her daughter was killed she had a bad feeling that something was going to happen. almost a premonition. so strong, she says, it made her cry. "so i stopped what i was doing and texted all my kids. and said i don't know what's wrong but something's not right with the universe. drive carefully. whatever you do just drive carefully. and then the next day was the accident"the family says the funeral service was filled with more laughter than tears as family and friends remembered backstrom. her family says that's just the way she would have wanted it. "that laughter. her smile. and talking about her children, my
allison did not have life insurance. if you would like to help her family with final expenses, a go fund me page has been set up for them. the iowa division of criminal investigation is looking into a fatal shooting in northern iowa. the calhoun county sheriff's office found a man dead inside a home in pomeroy around two this morning. the victim's name has not been released. no arrest have been made, but investigators don't believe the public is in danger. fast food workers across the country .. and here in iowa walked out on the job today in a protest for higher wages. 13:41:20 yeah, trying to save money- living at home now. hopefully i can get another job and make things,
mpshhi iivup 47:22 you may not win the first time you try something, but you gotta keep trying. its a lesson he likely learned from his mother.. 56 when i came home she always said, she wanted to be able to tell e that she had done whatever she could to try to make things better. 56:38 42 years after her son came home fr w..yristi dng that—making things better... 46:40- remembering things that have helped us get to where we are today is very important in helping us make a r moh soos e tt opportunity--- to bear witness to the horrors of war... the importance of pe. d e weof so. myra spencer passed away in march of 2004her scrapbooks are not currently on display at the museum..
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skies will stay cloudy and overcast tonight and temperatures very mild. we will hold in the mid to low 50s during the night. ize will develop by early morning. as a strong upper level low moves into the central us, it will intensify over iowa on wednesday afternoon. this will lead to an enhanced risk of severe storms across parts of iowa, especially southeast iowa. all modes of severe weather are possible: large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. the time period most likely to see severe storms will be between 1 pm and 6 pm. behind the storms, comes very strong winds. a high wind watch will go in effect at 9 pm wednesday until 6 am thursday, as winds across central and northwest iowa may gust as high as 50+mph. colder air will return to the state with temperatures dropping to 32 degrees by early friday morning. highs will only be in the 40s. that chill
g up three points. the dow tacked on 27 points. the nasdaq ended the day down 12 points. it's open enrollment time... but choosing health insurance can be tricky. there are h-s-a's and p-p-a's. marketplaces and exchanges. mary moloney shows us what you need to be looking out for. there are many things to consider when picking out health insurance. but experts say first -- you should check your finances. : "this is the time of year where you need to compare your total cost for 2015. what did you spend on medical insurance, what did you spend on out of pocket cost? you can determine, should i be in a high deductible health insurance plan or should you be in a low deductible health insurance plan?especially since independent experts expect plans to cost more this year than they did in the past. know the out of pocket maximum. look at co-pays for visits or co- insurances -- to see how much extra you'll spend to see your doctor.
considered in network. typically seeing someone off your plan will cost you more money. if you have the option -- contribute to a health savings account -- or h-s-a. money put into the account is tax- deductible. in some cases -- employers can also contribute to your fund. and - check your plan. even if you are automatically enrolled for 2016 -- review your options -- because plans can change. simple tips that won't make you sick over health insurance coverage. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... what investigators say might have caused a plane to crash into an apartment building in ohio. and just ahead -- a setback for the president's executive action on immigration. why the white house says it's not done fighting. i'm keith murphy, coming up the hawkeyes make a big jump in the college
e sparring words right off the bat.. senseless.. a chicago boy is buried... days after he was shot in what police describe as an execution.. the fiery words by the pastor leading the funeral.. and the latest on the investigation into his death.. cancer study... another link between meat and cancer.. what a new study found.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 the stakes are high for the republican presidential candidates ... as they face off for the fourth time this campaign season. joel waldman shows us how the candidates kicked off this debate... just eight candidates appearing on the main stage in the prime-time debate... donald trump and ben carson are battling it out for front runner status. trump: our taxes are too high, i've come up with a tax plan that many many people like very much. it's going to be a tremendous plan, i think it will
make our country and our economy very dynamic. carson "every time we raise the minimum wage, the number of jobless people increases." jobs, taxes and the general health of the economy among the topics in tonight's debate... rubio says: "in the 21st century, it's a disaster" to raise the minimum wage, he says. also touts plans to increase vocational training. four candidates facing off in an earlier debate... including new jersey governor chris christie... and former arkansas governor mike huckabee who had both previously been on the main stage. christie says: 'if you think that mike huckabee won't be the kind of president who will cut back spending, or chris christie or john kasich, wait until you see what hillary clinton will do to this country and how she will drown us in debt.. she is the real adversary tonight and we better stay focused as republicans on her.' this is the last debate for the g-o-p candidates until mid-december.... possibly shaping the course of
the race heading into winter, when voters will start to pay more attention to the election. in milwaukee, joel waldman, fox news. the democrats seeking their party's nomination will debate this saturday... in des moines. hillary clinton, martin o'malley, and bernie sanders take the stage at drake university, starting at eight o'clock. the senate today passed a broad defense policy bill that would block guantanamo bay prisoners from being brought to the united states. it was an overwhelming and bipartisan vote - 91 to three. the president made closing the detention center in cuba a key campaign promise. but tuesday's vote gives the senate more than enough support to override a presidential veto. congressional republicans however, fear the president might choose to use his executive authority to close gitmo. the president's spokesman hinted that option is possible. the stakes are high for five million undocumented immigrants living in the u-s as president obama's plans to protect them are challenged by the court of appeals.
12-27 earnest says: 'i think you can tell from tone we're quite disappointed but does not in any way diminish confidence in power of legal argument.' in a 2-1 decision the 5th u-s circuit court of appeals upheld a texas based federal judge's injunction blocking the presidents plan. republicans feel the president overstepped his authority in deciding to allow certain groups of undocumented immigrants, such as children to remain here. if the supreme court does agree to hear the case it would probably not be until the spring. hundreds of mourners remembered a chicago boy police say was lured into an alley and shot to death. nine-year-old tyshawn lee was killed last week. investigators say the child was targeted because his father was a member of a gang in a conflict with a rival gang. no one has been arrested. the pastor who lead the funeral... had fiery words for the person
activists are offering a 55- thousand reward and relocation for anyone with information leading to the boy's killer. officials say there are no survivors after a plane crashed into an apartment building in ohio today. all nine people on board were killed, according to the company that leased the aircraft. the small jet took off from dayton and was on approach to land in akron when it clipped a telephone line. it then hit an apartment building and crashed into an embankment. investigators say that no one was inside the homes and no one on the ground was hurt. former president jimmy carter has received good news on his latest health battle. his doctors say the cancer has stopped spreading and he's "responding well to treatment." the 91-year-old announced in august that four cancer spots had spread to his brain.
he is now undergoing cancer treatment at emory university's winship cancer institute. two weeks ago, the world health organization declared processed meat a carcinogen. now a new study links grilled and barbecued meat to kidney cancer. jennifer whalen explains the risk. a warning for those who love pan fried meats, or backyard barbecues with lots of steak... a new study in the journal of cancer research links higher meat consumption with a higher risk of kidney cancer. researchers examined the diets and genetic information of kidney-cancer patients... then compared them with healthy men and women. they found the kidney cancer patients ate more meat, both red and white, than the healthy people. specifically, they looked at meat cooked over an open flame, which health experts say can create carcinogens. they also found a certain genetic mutation that made the patients more vulnerable to kidney cancer... suggesting genetics may play a role. some things to keep in mind: the research only looked at the most
common type of kidney cancer: renal cell carcinoma. researchers add, people should not stop eating meat, just eat in moderation, and don't burn it. for today's health minute, i'm jennifer whalen. kids are easy targets for junk food ads... but it turns out, moms and dads are too. a new study from dartmouth university looked at 51 food products intended for children... and found half of them are advertised to parents. the adult commercials showed parental figures playing with kids... and emphasized health benefits. researchers say the problem is - many of the snacks advertised did not meet federal standards for healthy snacks. the ads aimed at parents appear to be on the rise.... making it hard for adults to sift through all the health claims. mild conditions for the evening with temperatures in the 50s tonight. skies will stay cloudy through the night with some drizzle by morning. a strong storm system will bring thunderstorms to iowa wednesday afternoon which may become severe, especially across southern iowa. this is the at
fox 17 skies will stay cloudy and overcast tonight and temperatures very mild. we will hold in the mid to low 50s during the night. drizzle will develop by early morning. as a strong upper level low moves into the central us, it will intensify over iowa on wednesday afternoon. this will lead to an enhanced risk of severe storms across parts of iowa, especially southeast iowa. all modes of severe weather are possible: large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. the time period most likely to see severe storms will be between 1 pm and 6 pm. behind the storms, comes very strong winds. a high wind watch will go in effect at 9 pm wednesday until 6 am thursday,
northwest iowa may gust as high as 50+mph. colder air will return to the state with temperatures dropping to 32 degrees by early friday morning. highs will only be in the 40s. that chill doesn't last long, as we will return to the low 60s by sunday. ad lib weather toss back and lynn spin and transition to
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before football, wrestling! they rolled the mats over to kinnick stadium this afternoon. more than 33 thousand fans will set an ncaa attendance record. hawkeye coach tom brands says he once played football. what a doubleheader at kinnick stadium. the hawkeyes host national power oklahoma state in wrestling, and then that night, the hawkeyes and gophers under the
state volleyball begins with several local teams in the title hunt. two in our first game. c-i-m-l showdown. defending champs from centennial and 5th ranked johnston. game 3. tasha vipond , hammer time. jags win, take a 2-1 lead. game 4. back comes johnston. denise sozi, the lazer down the line. dragons win game 4 to force game 5. match point. the dig, set and spike! savanna johnson puts it away. centennial wins a thriller, jags advance 3-2 over johnston. jessica rinehart- centennial head coach tasha vipond- centennial senior kylee macke- centennial junior savana johnson- centennial
top ranked dowling maroons taking on #12 dubuque hempstead. dowling strong start. mykal sadler, big time kill. dowling up 3. later its kara grossman. gets it to drop. maroons take game 1 25-22. but upset alert, its all mustangs after that. match point falls. hempstead upsets number 1 dowling, 3-1. class 4a. 10th ranked pella and 2nd ranked harlan. mackenna bogaard gets the lady dutch off to a good start with the kill. later its emily holterhaus with the kill... but its not enough...harlan is