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paleontologist. hashtag t-rex. park ranger. where am i? and t.v. spokesperson. that's my line. i got it. with u.s. cellular, you can do all the things you like, from the middle of anywhere. that is my line! and bombings in paris.. where the death toll stands at this hour.. and what police know so far about the people carrying out the crime.. scam demand... iowans are being ripped off, after a
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call from a supposed loved one who demands cash or claims something bad could happen... one metro woman's story... and why it's hard to catch the person on the other end of the line. land dispute.. the city of des moines says the kathedral.. on m-l-k.. is violating its lease.. what's on the property that is forcing the city to take action. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 @ :07 boom in the middle of a soccer game... an explosion is heard... but no one at the time realized the real terror that boom set off... good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight. an horrific night in paris... as a wave of terror attacks leaves at least 153 people are dead. gunmen opened fire in multiple places around paris and detonated explosives. in response to the attacks -- the french president issued a state of emergency and closed its borders.
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: "when i went on the street, i saw 20 to 25 bodies laying on the floor."police say gunmen armed with ak-47 style weapons -- stormed restaurants and opened fire. killing multiple people. : "we know that there are lots and lots of casualties."around the same time -- police say explosions rocked a stadium -- during an international soccer match. at least two blasts were heard. france's president -- watching the match -- had to be whisked to safety. while people inside the stadium scattered. french media also says several gunmen took dozens of people hostage in a concert hall. now -- with the country is crisis -- investigators are working to find the motivation for murder. : "it looks like terror attacks and it could be the worst ever in paris."as terror groups take to social media to celebrate the attacks. : "we are going to do whatever
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it takes to work with the french people and with nations around the world to justice and to go after any terrorist networks that go after our people."i'm mary moloney reporting. a california band was performing at the concert hall that was attacked. investigpeople died there. paris police say four attackers were killed after stormed the theater... some they say were wearing explosive belts. it's unclear how many attackers took part in this plot. major cities in the u.s. increased security after the attacks but so far there are no credible terror threats against the u-s. a first responder who served during the september eleventh attacks at the pentagon was in des moines tonight. he says first responders in paris have a lot more to worry about than treating the wounded. chrsitoper suprun says the types of injuries first responders are dealing with in paris are more like battlefield wounds than the types of injuries they are
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used to. suprun says, in situations like this, first responders are often overwhelmed by the volume of patients. then there is the fear that they will be targets too. "terrorist actions happening at the same time. bombs going off in other places. other terrorist events. so the question has to become, while you're responding, is it also going to affect us?" supron believes it's just a matter of time before terrorists strike on u-s soil again. he says emergency responders have to be properly trained to handle what he considers to be that inevitability. funeral services were held today for a des moines man who was shot outside of a nightclub. 20-year old dashawn smith was gunned down early sunday morning. he was the father of two young children. smith was at evolution night club when someone opened fired in a crowd. three other people were hurt... no arrests have been made. hundreds of people were at the nightclub... but few people are come forward with information. smith's family is asking for witnesses to come forward... 210205 - regardless if people dont come and speak or they do come and speak i
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just that when its their loved ones that are in this predicament, that they will feel the same way that we are feeling. we would like justice investigators saw they don't know if there is more than one shooter. they are still talking with witnesses and reviewing video a local grandmother wants to get the word out about a scam that she almost fell for.. it was a close call...as the grandmother almost sent a whole lot of money to someone she thought was her grandson...mike dasilva has the story. 10:21:38--47 'i love my grandkids. theyre special. hes a special kid. and i know he wouldnt do that.' this grandmother has asked us to keep her anonymous. but while she wants her identity to remain hidden...she does want to warn others about the scam that she almost fell victim to. 10:10:49 'people should know about it. 10:11:08--12 'i made a mistake, but i didnt go all the way, thank goodness.' it was yesterday afternoon that she got a call from someone claiming to be her grandson. 10:06:37 'he says grandma im in trouble, could you help me? i says what kind of trouble and he said, im
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mexico. 10:07:29--37 'i said well you dont sound like yourself. i said i just dont understand why youre down there. youre supposed to be in school.' even though the story didn't quite add up...the loving grandmother wanted to help her grandson...so she did what she was told...she went to wal-mart with $900, ready to send the money. 10:09:01--09 'they says maam, dont you realize this is a scam. i says no, it was, he had my cell phone number and everything.' the better business bureau hears targeted by this kind of a scam... 09:55:53--09:56:04 "we call scam artists but these are really scum, you know they prey on people that shouldn't be picked on, grandparents and other frail and elderly people. it's a real shame." police say they get about a half a dozen calls a week on this kind of a scam...or some variation of it... 09:49:10--20 "we see mostly that
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have a real good grasp on banking here in the states or the elderly because they're trusting." as for this loving grandma...she feels like a sucker...when she shouldn't... 10:13:09 'i could have lost my money. i could have lost $900. 10:21:23 'i just wanted to help him, thats all. i wasnt using my head. you were using your heart. the grandmother was able to eventually reach her grandson over the phone. turns out he was in college in nebraska, doing just fine. by the way, if this ever happens to you, you should call the better business bureau or the police. drake university is making it's final preparations for tomorrow's democratic debate. it will be held at sheslow auditorium. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley will face off in the second debate. today the democratic national committee held a round table discussion to find out what iowans want to hear from the candidates. 22:50 and i always look at candidates what are you going to do for public education becuase this is our future our kids are garunteed a right to education lets make sure that is there for all of our children. 22:59 the debate starts at eight
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tomorrow night. you can watch it on c-b-s. more than 12-hundred des moines property owners might have to get flood insurance even if they've never had to before... city of des moines engineers say new fema maps are adding more than 700 properties to flood zones... the map also removes over 500 properties... experts say new technology has lead to better predictions about which homes are more at risk... homeowners near four mile creek who stayed dry during the 20-10 floods... could be among those who will have to pay for insurance. "it's putting me in a corner, either i invest and stay here and pay the extra money on a home not worth the extra money, not that i don't love my home but you trhow in a couple extra bucks and you can get many more square feet out of it." "it's effecting the value of the house, someone comes along and suddenly you have a house that's in a flood zone or flood prone area, who's going to want to buy that? flood insurance or not. the map change in des moines could happen as early as
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des moines homeowners cleaning up after severe weather can get rid of tree debris tomorrow. public works says you can drop off items at the metro waste authority's compost center at 16-01 harriett street.... from seven until two. you can also drop-off next saturday too. you must show proof of residency. branches must be 10-feet or shorter and no more than 24-inches in diameter. you can also leave bundles of 4-foot branches at the curb with a compost it sticker. some dry, sunny weather is on tap for this weekend... after a wild ride two days ago... meteorologist brett mcintyre has
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there's still much more to come tonight.... coming up next.. land dispute.. the city of des moines says the kathedral.. on m-l-k.. is violating its lease.. what's on the property that is forcing the city to take action. and later.. at 9-30.. jihadi john.. he was the masked face in videos of beheadings ... tonight.. reports of his death in a military air strike aganst isis.. and what it means for the overall mission.. from who h-d iowa's highition leader..you're watching the
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a des moines church is at odds with the city... over what it put on it's grounds. the kathedral.. along m-l-k.. in sherman hill.. was leasing land from the city... until recently.
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the church used the land to put up more than a dozen flags and a globe sculpture. however, someone complained that the large sculpture wasn't safely bolted down. as a result the city terminated the lease and asked it to remove the globe and flags. but the church's pastor is hoping he and the city can find a compromise. 12:29 now the city has always been good to us. so in hopes that in us removing the globe we'll at here at this northwest part of sherman hill 12:41 city councilwoman christine hensley told us that the church needs to remove both the flags and globe because they violate the terms of the lease. the iconic hotel fort des moines is now closed for renovations. it is undergoing a 40-million-dollar makeover that will take more than a year to complete. "hawkeye hotels" bought the building early this year. it had told employees the project would begin in the spring... but just this week changed course. the hotel says a few issues caused the owners to move up the closing significantly.
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daters. the dating app called "the grade" looked at which names got the most responses... the female names getting the most approving swipes: brianna, erika, and lexi. and according to the study, briannas were most likely to match up with seans.. the top three males... brett, tyler, and corey. and the study found bretts were likely to find a jessica on the
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coming up -- where you can meet the muppets.. in person.. but first.. uh oh... spaghettios.. they're the focus of a recall... how many cans have been recalled.. and why they're dangerous.. what consumers need to know. jeb bush: leadership means you've got to be all in. it's not about yappin'. it's not about talking. it's about doing. i know how to do this because i was privileged to serve in florida for eight years.
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paghettios due to a potential choking hazard. the company said thursday that pieces of red plastic were found in a small number of cans. the company said the product should not be eaten. campbell said customers should return affected products to the store where they were purchased in exchange for a full refund. the recalled cans have a february 22nd, 20-17 date stamped on them... and a certain upc code... online real estate site zillow will soon provide four months
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of fully paid leave for new mothers... and a thousand-dollar amazon gift card. the seattle-based company will also give new dads eight weeks at full salary and adoptive parents eight weeks of paid leave. the new benefits will go into effect at the beginning of next year and all full-time workers will be eligible. parents who are expecting a child in the fourth quarter of this year can also take advantage of these new benefits. one of google's self-driving cars got pulled over this week. police say an officer noticed the small vehicle going twenty-four miles in a thirty-five mile-per-hour zone. it was apparently causing some traffic back-ups. the officer pulled up and noticed there was no one behind the wheel. and two people in the backseat. google cars typically have someone inside to take over if needed. there was no ticket issued. google caps the prototype vehicles' speeds at twenty-five miles an hour, for safety reasons. there's still much more to come
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just ahead -- abortion rules.. the u-s supreme court will hear the case against abortion restrictions in texas.. why opponents say.. the state is inching closer to outlawing abortion altogether.. i'm keith murphy, coming up, two local teams celebr
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military air strike aganst isis.. and what it means for the overall mission.. getting paid.. he was convicted of child sex abuse.. why former penn state football coach jerry sandusky will once again be collecting a pension from the state.. meet the muppets.. the new exhibit that was years in the making.. to honor the late jim hensen.. where it is.. and what's inside.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 the isis executioner who taunted
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before killing hostages is now likely dead -- killed in a coalition drone airstrike in syria. officials are working to confirm his death, while weighing in on what that means for isis. emily schmidt has more from washington. mohammed emwazi made isis killings as public as they could be -- in plain english, on social media, with a name, "jihadi john" as menacing as his appearance was in hostage execution videos. it's only right we continue to slice the necks of your people. now, the pentagon believes, the british citizen- turned radicalized isis member is dead. tracked since wednesday by drones. he and another man were fired upon with missiles from those drones after he got into a car in raqqa, syria. this guy was a human animal and killing him probably made the world a better place.the pentagon says it will take time to confirm emwazi is dead, tracking social media for an announcement of his death, intercepted communications and
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in the meantime, countries are confident enough of his death to talk of it. the terrorists associated with da'ish need to know this, your days are numbered, and you will be defeated.british prime minister david cameron tweeted, i have always said we would do whatever was necessary to track down emwazi and stop him taking the lives of others. jihadi john was the face of isis's hostage videos. beheaded victims included u.s. journalists steven sotloff and james foley. peter kassig was an america medical worker helping war victims. david haines and alan henning came from the u.k. kenji goto from japan. coalition leaders say the killing strikes at the heart of isis, silencing the person who had become a figurehead of fear. in washington, i'm emily schmidt reporting. the strike is doing little to ease the grief of victim steven sotloff's parents. in a statement they say quote... 'this development doesn't change
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anything for us; it's too little too late. our son is never coming back.' indianapolis metro police now says it knows who killed the pregnant wife of a local minister, now they just need to find the suspects. police now have surveillance video of the suspects who allegedly killed amanda blackburn during a home invasion. detectives collected the video from surveillance cameras from homes in her neighborhood. investigators say they believe that burglars were leaving a home when they saw blackburn's husband leave for the gym, and decided to break into the home. the police chief sent this warning out to those who commit crime in indianapolis. : "we're coming to get you, it's not acceptable... no one should. and this is infecting every one of us in our community. and not just one homicide, all the homicides, we're coming to get you." blackburn's death was the 129th homicide in indianapolis this year. jerry sandusky might get his pennsylvania state pension reinstated,
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the former penn state assistant football coach's pension was revoked three years ago he was found guilty of abusing ten boys. but a state court ruled today sandusky was not working at the school when the abuse he was convicted for happened. the court ordered that his pension be reinstated, including back pay and interest. sandusky collected 148-thousand dollars when he retired in 19-99... receiving payments of 49-hundred dollars a month. the supreme court says it will hear a challenge to key parts of texas' 2013 abortion law. one provision at issue requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. the law also mandates clinics to upgrade their facilities to hospital-like standards. supporters of the law argue it's meant to protect women's health... opponents say the measure is a disguised attempt to limit and eventually end abortions. the court's decision will likely come down sometime next spring or early
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summer. online daily fantasy sports giants draft-kings and fan-duel are fighting back against new york state's attorney general. the two websites filed lawsuits against eric schneiderman today. they want the new york state supreme court to stop his efforts to ban daily fantasy sports sites from operating in new york. schneiderman ordered banned the sites in new york on tuesday, calling them a form of illegal gambling. new york protestors demanded the sites come back... calling daily fantasy a "game of skill" not a game of chance. experts say schneiderman's order
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could lead to the downfall of both websites and daily fantasy gaming as a whole. some of your favorite childhood furry friends have a new home. dozens of jim henson's muppets are on display in a new wing of the atlanta puppetry center. it's the largest collection of henson artifacts in the world. it took nearly eight years and more than 14 million dollars to create the exhibit. three years of that time was spent restoring, re-stuffing and preserving the muppets themselves. the collection showcases henson's legacy after four decades in television and film. his daughter cheryl, is ready to share that legacy with the world. we want to remember my dad. we want to remember his kermit, how his characters cared about each other. how they really take care of each other."my next dream is that people actually show up. build and ey will come, we hope they actually do come!
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the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to power. he moved to vermont, won election and praise as one of america's best mayors.
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in congress, he stood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions, tackling climate change to create clean-energy jobs, fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free public colleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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the cyclones tip off the most highly anticipated basketball season in history. or at least the one
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where iowa state starts with the highest ranking. cyclones in sioux falls south dakota taking on colorado. isu down 1 when monte morris finds jameel mckay. cyclones lead by five at the break, 30-25. second half, abdul nader drives, goes left half off the glass, isu up 7. then morris, splits the defense, two of his 12. sloppy game, as you might expect in then morris, splits the defense, two of his 12. sloppy game, as you might expect in opener, it's a win for prohm and theclones, 68-62. iowa season underway. late tip in iowa city... gardner webb runnin bulldogs hawkeyes at the knapp center, the drake bulldogs thump simpson by 45, 97-52. cyclone women hosting hampton, and the pirates witness a ball movement clinic. that's the way to find the open three. bridget carlton with a freshman
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debut record, 28 points. isu makes it look easy, 95-59. north dakota doesn't have a nickname, but they do have a loss. hawkeyes win 83-61. 19 straight at home for iowa. ankeny centennial has only been around for three years, and today the jaguars try to win their second state volleyball championship. centennial vs bettendorf. rematch of last years title game. bettendorf wins game one, jags answer. freshman, ari winters finishes off game two with a huge kill. winters led the game with 18 kills.game three. it's winters again. jags up 2-1. championship point... the senior has the honors, haley matter hammers home the winner... centennial goes back to back 3-1 win. michael admire has more. michael admire 00-05 ari winters/centennial freshman 19-24 savana johnson/centennial senior 25-30 jessica rinehart/centennial
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coach 36-41 soc :54 nevada recently won a basketball title. cubs would love to add a volleyball trophy. cubs in purple. west liberty in the way. west liberty misses wide... nevada wins
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game one. great job by gillian tupper to keep the volley going. abby bremer finishes the job. cubs take game two. championship point doesn't come easy, but it does come. kati cassabaum clinches the state championship for the cubs. 3-0 sweep. nevada adds to its championship year. abby stephenson/nevada junior 00-05 kati cassabaum/nevada senior 10-15 "reach it" trt:16 instant classic class. akron westfield and mt ayr tied at 28. mt ayr's kyle dolacek with a sweet one handed grab. 29 yard touchdown. raiders by 7. minute to play. akron westfield qb cal eskra to austin allard. mt ayr leads by one, and the westerners go for
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2 and the win: eskra to dylan izarri. eskra passed for 500 yards. mt ayr loses a heartbreaker, 36-35. many people talked about missouri football this week,
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do you know the secret to a happy home in these modern times? it's a housewife who's in control of the finances. actually, any wife, husband, or human person can use progressive's name your price tool to take control of their budget. and while the men do the hard work of making money, she can get all the car insurance options her little heart desires. or the women might do the hard work of making money. [ chuckling ] women don't have jobs. is this guy for real? modernizing car insurance with -- that's enough out of you! the name your price tool, only from progressive.
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before we go... there's a lot star wars fans in the world... and they're passing the love of the movie down their little ones. bah bah bah bumpa bah bumpa bah that adorable voice is coming from a two year old in oregon... her dad says he caught her singing the "imperial march"...or the so- called, "darth vader's theme" song, to herself at bedtime... he also says his daughter mimics the the sound of darth's breathing when he appears on screen. he writes, "the force is strong
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thanks for joining us. have a good night. if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing enough power for over a million homes, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and supporting six thousand jobs. i'm tom steyer. with bold leadership
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we can do that across america. the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030.
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