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tv   13 News at Nine on FOX 17  FOX  November 20, 2015 9:00pm-10:00pm CST

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and what to know if you're hitting the road tonight.. shop with a cop... as the holiday shopping season begins, some metro police officers are helping families in
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need... where the money comes from... and how many families are helped... family forum... an event in downtown des moines brought in seven republican presidential candidates... how the event got off to a rocky start.... from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 it was a picture perfect night for the official opening of brenton skating plaza downtown.. the snowfall got in the way of a big turn-out.. but it made for a beautiful back drop.. good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us.. the snowfall is starting to wrap up at this hour.. after leaving several inches on the ground here in central iowa.. northern iowa is seeing much bigger totals.. and across the state.. road conditions are a mess.. let's go straight to meteorologist brett mcintyre with details.. brett... it is a winter wonderland out
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the bulk of the wintery weather hit the ames area. aaron brilbeck spoke with several people who just weren't ready for this yet. "not a whole lot of people outside in ames tonight. most people are waiting out the storm indoors. and a
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out regretted it."like the driver of this s-u-v. she apparently underestimated just how treacherous driving conditions were in ames and flipped her suv. the woman was seriously hurt. william koppen of ames was driving right behind her and saw the whole thing. "she started fishtailing and hit the curb and when she hot the curb she over corrected and flipped her car on to her top here." "the first thing i did was pulled over and jumped out of the car and helped her. it's the only right thing to do." isu student paul uhing is doing the right thing too. he was supposed to for thanksgiving...but because of this snow...he's putting off the trip till... "probably sunday at the earliest. just let the roads clear. because i have to head to the east and that's where it's headed so.."afterall...bette r safe than sorry. "my dad has to work this weekend works out. it would be nice to go home a little bit sooner but it all works out."and while we found a lot of people grunbling about the weather...and the inconvenience of it all...we found some snow lovers too. this is seven year old delilah valline... in
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snowball fight with her mother.. "we're throwing snowballs at each other. because it's very good packing snow."delilah tells us she loves the winter weather. "that you can have fun and play. can you show me how to make a snow angel? " a snow ordinance remains in effect in the city of ames tonight. that means cars parked along snow routes could be ticketed or towed. the ordinance will remain in effect until the streets are plowed from curb to curb. officers in des moines will be out looking for anyone who is parked along a snow route tonight.. in des moines, parking is not allowed on any city snow route with the exception of five neighborhoods. carpenter, drake, drake park, river bend and sherman hill. these areas follow odd even parking...
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depending on the day of the month. today is the 20th... so park on the side of the street with even numbered addresses. drivers who don't will face a 35 - dollar fine. things got off to a rocky start tonight at the presidential family forum downtown. 19:12:14--29. 'we are taught in life to treat people with compassion, to love thy neighbor, to be respectful of each other . in watching the democratic debates. deportations anti family. deportations anti-family.' just as the forum was getting underway and senator ted cruz was being asked the very first question... protests broke out. protesters held signs that said "is deportation a family value?" and they chanted "deportation's met with a counter cheer by the audience of "u.s.a, u.s.a!" as the protesters were removed from the room. 19:15:18--35 'well, frank, i must say im impressed with the question on civility, that you arranged to have the protesters interrupted midway,
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that really illustrated the point beautifully. you know youre right, theres been a coarsening of our public discourse.' and after that, there were numerous other demonstrations that broke out from animal rights activists. those protesters also had to be removed from the room. the discussion forum is sponsored by the family leader foundation. today was the start of one of the biggest annual fundraisers in the metro ... and across the country. nats of bell ringing get used to hearing this sound for the next month. the salvation army of des moines is hoping to raise one-point-one million dollars with its red kettle campaign this year. you can sign up to ring a bell online at ring-des-moines-dot-org. this weekend you can buy some locally produced essentials for your thanksgiving dinner in downtown des moines. the first winter farmers market of the year began today. you can stock up on locally produced turkeys, hams, pies and more for your dinner next week. the market continues
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tomorrow from nine a-m to one p-m at capital square and the kaleidoscope mall downtown. some students got help filling their families' christmas lists... thanks to the help of local police. "what'd you get everything for, is this for family? yeah! who in your family, ray? my dad and mom, and my mom's mom, and my brother." :01-:14 the "shop with a cop" program was started four years ago at mitchellville elementary school. officers take about 10 students to the store and give them about $200 dollars to spend on christmas gifts for their families. the money comes from donations in the community. this year they raised 25-hundred dollars. a school resource officer helped the kids wrap their gifts and delivered them to their families on behalf of santa. the red cross wants you to put pen to paper for service members this season. volunteers will have holiday cards available at valley west mall
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personal messages on them from 9 a-m to 3 p-m. the cards will then be sent to troops... veterans... and their families. it's part of the "holiday mail for heroes" program. last year... it distributed one point 8 million cards. and if the snow doesn't get you in the holiday spirit, christmas music may... today, more 1-oh-4 started playing christmas music 24-7. the station will play the holiday music through christmas weekend. our neighbor to the north is used to much colder weather than we are here in the u-s... so a popular hashtag that includes the word "hot" might throw a few people off.. coming up next.. apec hottie.. a change in leadership in canada is making the ladies swoon.. the new man in charge... and his growing fan club.. and later.. at 9-30. trump vs everyone else.. the latest target of donald trump's twitter feed.. and how he's building consensus among members of both parties.. just not on purpose.. from who h-d iowa's high
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dear future, please help. the present is kind of a scary place. i have no money, no job, no clothes. i feel completely helpless. but i hear good things about you, future. like i'll have hair, and friends, and books and music.
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canada." jeanne moos reports on the fan frenzy over a world leader at the apec summit. they screamed like smitten teenagers. they called his name. "justin!"no, not justin bieber. it's justin trudeau, canada's new prime minister, in his prime at the apec summit.... "he's so handsome!"...sending girls into giddy giggles. remember when barack obama was the "it" leader? now president obama seems gray and seasoned alongside the 43- year old canadian reportedly scheduled to appear in january's vogue. but when hashtag apec hottie started trending, canada's prime minister faced competition from mexico's president. one commenter saw shades of 50 shades of gray's christian grey. both men were compared to disney
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princes. a local phillipines paper put them on the front page asking "are you with team nieto or team trudeau?" there they were one on each side of president obama. "...and the winner of the apec hottie award is..." "hi. good to see you."more than one poll declared trudeau the summit's hottest hottie. to which he responded... "i have focused on what i have to do and the substance of what i put forward, and that has left me both grounded and able to focus regardless of perceptions."percep tions like this? "can i get a kiss?"he may be a heartthrob to some, but his heart belongs to his wife of 10 years... ...and their three kids. the leader of a country known for its cold winters is hitting some hot buttons. "he gives me chills." jeanne moos, cnn...
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ad lib weather toss back coming up -- it wouldn't be a friday during football season without minute with mitch.. but first -- green car.. the company that took home a top honor.. bestowed by environmentalists..
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jeb bush: we do not have to be the world's policeman. we have to be the world's leader. who's going to take care of the christians that are being eliminated in the middle east? who's going to take care of israel and support them - our greatest ally in the middle east? the united states has the capability of doing this, and it's in our economic and national security interest that we do it. i will be that kind of president and i hope you want that kind of president for our country going forward. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible
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the nasdaq ended the day up 31 points. green car journal has named the 20-16 chevy volt its "green car of the year". it's the second time the plug-in electric hybrid auto has earned
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distinction. the newest version of the sedan goes about 40 percent farther on a single electric charge than the original model -- about 53 miles total. it also has a gasoline engine for longer trips. the contest is judged by a group of environmental activists, rather than auto critics. starbucks wants to serve beer and wine at some locations in utah. starbucks is asking the state for a limited-service restaurant license to serve wine and beer at stores in five locations, including salt lake city. utah liquor officials won't talk about specific applications-- but say starbucks is the first to seek a new type of liquor license called a 'master license.' it was created especially for chain restaurants to free up liquor licenses that are often in short supply. the e-coli outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants has caused 45 cases of illness in six states-- washington, oregon, california, minnesota, new york and ohio. the c-d-c says.. 16 people were so sick they had to be hospitalized. a
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culprit...but it hasn't been identified yet. chipotle locations in oregon and washington reopened last week after being closed due to the outbreak. a harvard business professor says.. money may just bring you happiness afterall. michael norton found people generally get more happiness spending money on experiences - like vacations -- rather than "things" like electronics and gadgets. that's partially because anticipation of a trip or a dinner date can make you just as happy as the event itself. but spending on big ticket items often causes stress and anxiety. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- one week later.. seven days after the world was rattled by the bloody attacks in paris.. where the investigation stands tonight.. and how parisians are recovering .. coming up in sports... the hawkeyes try to stay perfect and
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people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, father, grandfather. he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system that keeps in place a rigged economy. bernie's campaign is funded byover a million contributions -- people like you, who see the middle class disappearing and want a future to believe in.
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the growing number of casualties.. and who police say is likely responsible.. one week later.. seven days after the world was rattled by the bloody attacks in pris.. where the investigation stands tonight.. and how parisians are recovering .. help wanted... the interim police chief in ferguson, missouri is stepping down... why he's leaving so early... and when the city will start searching for a new chief... from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 about a dozen u-s citizens were rescued from a hotel hostage situation in the west african country of mali on friday. the attack in the former french colony led to an hours-long standoff and rescue mission ...with at least 21-people killed. emily schmidt has more from washington. at least two attackers stormed a hotel in mali's capital friday.
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the upscale radisson-blu hotel was hosting diplomatic delegations for peace talks in the landlocked african country. "apparently the people entered the compound of the hotel with cars with diplomatic plates. what i can tell you is that people entering with ak-47s in the hotel, i'm not sure they are here to negotiate."the radisson hotel chain says as many as 170 people were in the hotel around 7 in the morning when the attackers took man using the gym says he managed to escape. when i opened the door, i saw on the floor bullets, so i gently closed the door i left the hotel.soldiers from mali and united nations troops surrounded the hotel.....while the u-s africa command tweeted two u-s military personnel assisted. over the next few hours, rescuers freed hostages, rushing some of the injured to a nearby hospital....with the dead, and the hostage-takers
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"they're going to go in and they're going to take over as much as they can, get maximum impact" islamist group al mourabitoun is reportedly claiming joint responsibility with al qaeda in the attack. u-s officials say one american was killed in the attack... that attack comes one week after the paris attacks... a massive investigation is ongoing across europe as parisians continue to grieve. karin caifa has this report, from paris. friday, marking exactly one week since those attacks. about 800 raids have since been carried out in and around paris -- as part of the investigation. in perhaps the most notable -- the paris prosecutor now says three people were killed in that early wednesday morning operation in the suburb of saint-denis. that raid resulted in the death of the suspected ringleader behind the attacks, abdelhamid abaaoud. the paris prosecutor also confirmed the identity of the female who died during that raid. 26-year old hasna ait boulahcen is a relative of abaaoud's. the prosecutor's office confirmed searches of her mother's home on the
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northeastern outskirts of paris. authorities remain on the lookout for salah abdeslam -- a suspect still at large. he and abaaoud had spent time together in prison, in belgium. meanwhile, the french senate debated an extension of the current state of emergency through february 2016. a state of emergency gives the french government more policing and surveillance powers, among other things. the city has slowly been coming back to life over this last week. you can see the holiday lights of the champs- elysees behind me. another weekend arrives, with parisians encouraged by a social media campaign -- "tous au bistrot" -- everyone to the cafes of paris -- trying to restore some sense of routine, amid circumstances that are anything but. in paris, i'm karin caifa. police in chicago are looking for a group of men who frightened people in the city's gold coast early thursday morning. a police bulletin describes four bearded men wearing red scarves getting out of a white
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street yelling, "we are isis and we will kill you." witnesses called police. officers tried to pull the van over but the men sped off. chicago police said they don't consider it a serious threat. an f-b-i spokesperson said they are aware of situation. the interim police chief in ferguson, missouri is leaving the post about two months earlier than expected... andre anderson, was hired in july on a six-month appointment... after the st. louis suburb's police force came under fire over the fatal shooting of an unarmed, black 18- year-old in august of last year. the former chief, tom jackson, resigned in march after a department of justice report criticized police and court practices in the wake of the killing of michael brown. anderson will return to his job as commander of the police department in glendale, arizona. a spokesman says family needs required him to leave the post early. ferguson now will start looking for a permanent chief. a new interim chief has not yet been named.
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republican presidential frontrunner donald trump has unleashed a twitter storm on rival john kasich. trump was reacting to reports that a kasich super pac plans to spend more than two million dollars on anti-trump ads in new hampshire. in a dozen tweets last night trump called kasich pathetic and a dud. trump said kasich is so irrelevant he wouldn't waste money running negative ads against him. and finally trump threatened a lawsuit if any of the ads aren't truthful. donald trump is backing off of the idea of a muslim database, after taking heat from most of the rest of the presidential candidates, republicans and democrats. the pack piling on after trump was asked about a muslim database and said he'd do it. now he's tweeting "i didn't suggest a database-a reporter did." republican ted cruz says he
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democratic frontrunner hillary clinton tweets "this is shocking rhetoric. it should be denounced by all seeking to lead this country." and republican jeb bush says the concept of registering people is abhorrent. some christmas cheer arrived in washington d-c this morning.. the capitol christmas tree -- all the way from alaska! the iconic tree has been a washington tradition since 19-64. but this is the first one to travel some four-thousand miles by boat and truck - and the first from the 49th state. it's decorations will include thousands of ornaments made by children and others from alaskan communities. this year's tree lighting ceremony is scheduled for 5 p-m wednesday, december 2nd. adele's new album called "25"
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"hello" was the first single released. it was confirmed that adele is not allowing music streaming sites like apple music and spotify to release her tracks. anyone wanting to hear the music will have to buy the cd. the singer wrote an emotional letter to fans and posted it to social media. she said she was overwhelmed and grateful to put out another record and to put it
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is named a semifinalst for national coach of the year. there's plenty to be excited about in iowa city, but there are some concerns. hawkeye insider michael admire
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hawks can clinch the big ten west with a win over purdue tomorrw in the snow. in 6 meetings paul rhaods has never beaten kansas state. the cyclones have a chance to
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40's and sun expected tomorrow in manhattan. wildcats and cyclones kick at 11am after clobbering the broncos last week the chiefs are right back in the race for a playoff spot. this week its a trip west to take on the chargers, here's minute with
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meet three year old -- adler webb. over the summer, adler started taking an interest in his dad's andrew's work. that's when dad picked up his camera and began taking pictures. after a few instagram posts -- the father-son duo caught the attention of an australian coffee blog... which gained the young sensation a lot of attention ... :21 "you want me to pull it down for you?" "yes." "you want to help me?" "yes." "im strong like the
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so, what are we waiting for? - here you go, earl. table 12 throwing down a credit card on a patty melt. they really need those eight airline miles? where they going--new jersey?
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