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an update on the victim's condition and what police say may have prompted the shooting. democratic presidential candidate, bernie sanders is throwing a new year's eve party for voters. what he's asking of them in return and why he's predicting an upset in february. and hawkeye fans are also hoping for an upset - in the rose bowl. it's now less than 24-hours until kick- off. today... fans attended an explosive pep rally on board a battleship. keith murphy will have the details in sports. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 for the second time in less than a month... someone opens fire on this des moines home. this time... one person was hit. good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm sonya heitshusen police say a 14 year-old boy was shot in the chest at a home on east 14th street around 1:30 this afternoon... detectives are interviewing
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expected to survive... on december first, police responded to a drive by shooting at this same location. at that time a caller told police a car drove by firing, then went into the alley behind the home and began firing again. the night before that shooting, another home in the same block was hit in a drive by shooting. mixing partying with politics...that's what was going on at the renaissance des moines savery hotel tonight... democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders held a new year's eve party for voters. mike dasilva was there and he joins us now with a report. there are lots of different ways to spend new year's o to a political event is a unique choice. so i asked the people at the party to tell me why they chose to spend new year's eve with bernie sanders. 18:45:37--46 'it seemed like a great opportunity that he happens to be in des moines on new years eve , so it seems like a great opportunity to see who could possibly be our next president
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has to do with the authenticity that people feel for bernie. its a new year, its a new time, and everyone wants to do something different. they want to do something new, and they feel like thats what this is.' 18:41:23--37 'weve had a really good 2015. were new parents and bernie is the one candidate that we really think is looking to thefuture and is looking to make a better world for not only us but our daughter and our hopefully grandchildren one day.' there were lots of young people at the new year's eve party with bernie. that's been a hallmark of the 74 year-old's campaign, connecting with and energizing young voters. supporters at the event say bernie speaks to the issues they care about, and he isn't playing it safe...which they like. when sanders took to the stage to address his followers, he sounded horse and didn't speak for long. but his message was straight to the point. 19:07:19--36 ' in a few hours
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we together have an opportunity to make 2016 a year that history will long remember. cheers. whooo. after sanders finished his speech, which was less than five minutes, the crowd began chanting feel the bern, feel the bern. sanders then stepped down from the stage and began mingling and engaging with his supporters. tonight sanders said the people of iowa have an extraordinary role to play in the political process...and that they have the opportunity to create a political revolution in america. if you're about to head out... or about to drive home... keep this in mind before
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74136 'last year there was there were 4 fatalities over the 4 day weekend for new years. this year we want to reverse that trend all the way to none.' that's the highest number of fatalities over the new year's holiday since 20-09. bar owners are trying to help bring that number down as well. some downtown des moines bars have posted signs that show codes you can use to get a free ride tonight. they believe that making those discount rides available will make a big difference tonight. 75957 'i think a lot of people are being smarter about getting drivers. or someone staying sober too. we hand out cards too and post cab numbers .as a whole in the 6 or 7 years weve been here i would says its gotten better.' the iowa chapter of mothers against drunk driving is partnering with uber this year to offer new users discounted rides.. use the code safe-rides-i-a many people in the metro got an early start at celebrating the new year...
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anyone with kids that want to celebrate new year's eve in a safe and family friendly environment." guide one imagine-eve was at hy-vee hall tonight... it included bounce houses, slides. face paint, inflatables, and other games for the kids. the free event just wrapped up about an hour ago with a fireworks display downtown. 20-16 will start off brisk, to say the least. let's head over to meteorologist brett mcintyre for a look at the
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nearly 4-dozen iowa national
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ridge, missouri, to help flood the ravaged community. the guard says they'll provide water purification and water transportation services. the members are based out of camp dodge, cedar rapids and oelwein. soldiers will arrive in missouri tomorrow and begin transporting and producing potable water. the state of missouri requested assistance from the state of iowa after high ridges water treatment plant was contaminated by flood water. some hawkeye fans have dealt with travel problems because of the weather. but it wasn't the weather that diverted a flight headed for cedar rapids..
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the flight left orlando and was supposed to land in cedar rapids around 8 this morning. but the crew noticed a problem with the right engine and made an emergency landing in chattanooga. there were 150 passengers and 6 crew members on board. passengers were able to take another flight to cedar rapids this afternoon. you might be attending some loud parties tonight... but they're probably not as loud as an event in downtown des moines this weekend. wells fargo arena is playing host to some big trucks the monster jam event' just one day away... crews are keeping busy trying to get all the dirt down. "monster jam" is tomorrow and saturday. organizers say it's a great event for kids. tickets are still available starting at 12 dollars. they can be purchased at the wells fargo arena box office or online at hy-vee-tix-dot-com there's still much more to come tonight.... coming up at 9-30 -- missouri continues to deal with historic flooding... how bad it
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authorities are giving residents to stay safe... but first... we are just hours he infamous new year's eve ball drop in times square... the security measures being taken to keep visitors safe... from who h-d iowa's high watching the channel 13 news at nine on fox
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those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us.
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police in munich, germany are on high alert aauthorities are warning people to stay away from crowds and large gatherings this new year's eve. authorities shut down the main train station and one in a western district, canceling train service. that after police say they received concrete information that strongly indicates possible plans for terror attacks in munich. more officers are on duty and hunting for possible suspects. several other european cities scaled back - even canceled new year's eve celebrations because of potential terrorism. law enforcement sources say credible threats to the u-s homeland. but new york police aren't taking any chances for the times square
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rick leventhal give us a first-hand look. the notoriously tight security in times square for new years eve is significantly tighter... with six to eight hundred more officers than last year... a total of 6000 cops deployed in and around the crossroads of the world. bratton says: "we are aware that the threat picture has changed because of isis it has changed significantly from what it was a year ago or 2 years ago." a new counter-terrorism unit with long guns is providing an extra layer of protection... along with snipers on rooftops, dozens of bomb sniffing k-9's, chemical and radiation detectors and thousands of cameras, monitored from a joint operations center. waters says: "we are very confident that ew year's eve inew york city will be the safest place in the world to be." access to the crossroads of the world is being restricted to 14 checkpoints where officers are patting down each of the million expected visitors and wanding them with magnetometers. manhole covers have been sealed and trash cans removed... barricades line the streets and spectator pens... and hundreds of plain clothes officers are mixing with the
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while hercules teams patrol the rest of the city, on the street and the subways... with the goal of insuring another safe new years eve. de blasio says: "we are the best prepared city in country, the best prepared city to prevent terrorism and to deal with any event should it occur." in rochester, new york, authorities arrested a 25 year old man they say planned to commit an armed attack against civilians at a local restaurant bar on new years eve... the criminal complaint says emanuel lutchman received direction from a member of isis overseas... but in manhattan, officials say the coast appears clear. bratton says: "we are not aware of any threat at this time that we deem credible and we have a constant threat analysis stream, something we are constantly reviewing but again not aware of any threat that we deem credible at this time to this event in times square." tonight the mayor of rochester
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fireworks display because of terror concerns, and wanted to make sure police could be available throughout the city.
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where is your husband? terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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but first -- a cell phone retailer is saying good-bye to the two year
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the dow finished the last trading day of the year down 179 points. the nasdaq shed 59 points and the s&p lost 19 points at&t is ditching contracts. the telecom giant was the last of the major mobile phone carriers offering two-year contracts, to subsidize the cost of new smartphones for customers. it will stop offering two-year contracts on january 7th. the next day, customers will only be able to buy new phones through two options: paying the full price up-front or paying in installments over time under it's "a-t-and-t next" plan. two-year contracts used to be industry norm. but they've been phased out -- being replaced by paying full price for devices, usually in monthly installments over two years. or by offering cheaper monthly plans with no contract. in august, sprint and verizon announced they would no longer offer contracts. t-mobile got rid of contracts more than two years ago.
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you to stop apologizing. the "just not sorry" extension helps people avoid using words and phrases in emails that can make them sound less confident or assertive. it works by underlining self- demeaning or qualifying words and phrases in red. words and phrases that are flagged as sounding weak include things like "sorry," "actually," and "just." it was developed by a group of software designers to empower women... by communicating more confidently. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- missouri continues to deal with historic flooding... how bad it could get... and the advice
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and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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the southern midwest... how bad authorities say it could get...and how residents are fighting the rising water... it's a growing trend that's proving deadly... how you can stay safe by just putting down your phone... from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 as we ring in the new year.. president obama is about to start his final full year in office. and he's spelling out his agenda for the remaining time in the white house. as jim acosta reports, he'll start with gun control. natsot: obama playing golf. for president obama, the final round is about to begin. : "in 2016, i'm going to leave it out all on the field."natsot: chopper up first in the president's eighth and last year in office... mr. obama's long-promised response to mass
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say it will be a package of executive actions on gun control... expected before the jan. 12th state of the union.. and aimed at the gun show loophole.. which allows some firearms sellers to avoid conducting background checks on their customers. : "the beginning of this year? i think that would be fair yes."the white house argues the president's actions will be within his executive authority... and in line with polls that show broad support for tightening background checks. : "unfortunately, congress hasn't shown the courage to do so. so that's why the president has asked his team to look at what he can do administratively."vowing to fight the move, the nation's biggest gun lobby.. the nra.. says the president is doing what he always does when he doesn't get his way, defying the will of the people and using executive action." another controversial proposal coming in the new year.. the president will ask congress to shut down the terror detention center at guantanamo... a facility mr. obama may close on his own.. if lawmakers balk at the
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: "it will be an uphill battle." the president also hopes to travel to cuba... and perhaps more than a dozen other countries... in what's shaping up to be global farewell tour. but the president's agenda could be upended by setbacks in the war on isis... natsot: hillary cheers a foreign policy crisis...that plans to have mr. obama campaign heavily with a prospect that may well put both him and hillary clinton out on the again. : "i think we will have a strong democratic nominee. i think that democratic nominee will win. i think i will have a democratic successor." the gun control proposals are expected to be revealed next week before president obama's final state of the union address on january twelfth. a fire broke out thursday night at the high-end "address" hotel in downtown dubai today... you can see the flames engulf the high-rise hotel's midsection. more than a dozen people
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the dubai governments media office tweeted the fire broke out on the 20th floor from the outside of the building... but did not spread inside because of internal fire extinguishers. the cause is unknown. new year celebrations continued as scheduled. the hotel includes apartments and describes itself as "the premier five- star hotel" in dubai. it stands near the burj khalifa... the world's tallest skyscraper. the massive flooding in the midwest is creeping beyond historic levels. water is spilling over the banks of the mississippi, moving down stream... and putting more cities on alert. jennifer gray reports. "this is unbelievable. this is like, totally, totally, totally crazy. i have never, in my life, seen anything like this before."for missouri residents it's going to be anything but a joyful new year national weather service says record flooding will serve as the new bench mark for the meramec river basin, and parts of the mississippi river aren't expected to crest until later tonight
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history ever that i'e known in our city. it is in places we've never had it before."flooding has submerged neighborhoods, schools, and shopping centers in the st. louis area ... including parts of interstates 70, 44 and 55. "we are keeping back a couple feet of water from actually getting on i-55. unfortunately, that effort hasn't been totally fruitful. we do have some water, anywhere from six inches to almost a foot in a couple of deep spots."even some homes have been swept away by the sheer force the flood waters, and waters have breached a second wastewater treatment plant this morning ... sending untreated waste into the meramec river the missouri red cross has opened shelters across the state and the governor has declared a state of emergency and activated the national guard as thousands are being evacuated "it's kinda like a ghost town now. it's pretty scary, you can't imagine all the water just taking this whole town over."even as sunny weather moves in ... officials continue to plead with residents to be safe ... and heed
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missouri "if we could say anything over and over and over, it would be don't drive into water. of the fatalities that we've had, every one except one has been somebody that drove into water." flooding is blamed for the deaths of at least 14 people in missouri alone. the texas "affluenza" teen who fled to mexico has had his extradition to the u-s delayed. eighteen year old ethan couch and his mother fled to the country last month amid an investigation into of his probation. couch received that probation drunk driving accident in 20-13. defense attorneys successfully argued that couch was too affluent to know the difference between right and were arrested monday in the coastal resort city of puerto vallarta. he's been transferred to a his case is being processed. his mother, tanya couch, is detained in los angeles, and is expected to
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she's facing a hindering charge -- which carries a sentence of two to ten years in prison. starting tomorrow you'll have to be at least 21-years old to buy tobacco in hawaii. a new law is going into effect that raises the smoking age. some cities and counties in the u-s already have similar smoking laws... but no other state does. stores are expected to put up new signs... and employees will be checking i-d's. the goal is to cut smoking among youth. "like, i think five to ten percent of our customers are 18 and 20." tobacco will pay a 10-dollar fine for the first offense. the penalty for the store will be 5- hundred dollars... and the fines repeated. some people may be considering giving up smoking as a new years resolution... but distracted texting may also be something you might want to work on.
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smart-phones let people see and hear things from all around the world. and that's good. but more and more users are failing to see and hear what's right in front of them. and that's bad...even deadly. experts say smart-phones now contribute to this troubling trend: a pedestrian is being killed every two hours in the united states. and for the first time this year, the national safety council listed "distracted walking" as a category in its injury report. the governor's highway safety association is even using a new name for people who text and walk, borrowed from the website urban dictionary: "pe-text-trian." devi says: "smartphone technology is becoming, you know, more universal. everybody actually uses their cell phone throughout the day. so i think those accidents will actually go up. i mean, people can fall into potholes, they can run into cars, they can have all kinds of accidents just from looking at their cell phone instead of looking around them." just last week a man in california walked off a cliff. because his eyes were on a device. and not on the deep drop to sharp rocks below. and
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york were killed in one week. officials said then. people need to be more careful. "you have to be alert when you walk the busy streets of new york - we all do. we all have a role to play - motorists and cyclists and pedestrians. but. several people we saw looking down on their phones today. there are no big plans to do anything differently. in 20-16. mos says: "i'm probably going to still look at the phone and probably cross the street." mos says: "the worst that i think will happen, i mean, normally, around here, is that you run into somebody else. 1950 you don't have to worry necessarily about vehicles. 1952 bike riders, though, sometimes are an issue." mos says: "it's a bad habit that it's hard to get rid of, really. 1714 um, but - especially on a holiday, right?" doocy says: "it may be hard to stop texting on the go. but these statistics are hard to ignore. maybe some people don't believe that the danger of distracted walking is rising. and if that's the case. maybe they will look up the numbers we listed. on their phones. in washington, peter
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the 127th annual rose parade is less than 24-hours away... and people are already getting their spots onvolunteers and decorators are working all day and night to make sure the floats are ready for the big event tomorrow. there will be 44 floats in the parade. the theme: "find your adventure"... 700,000 people are expected to be at the event -- millions of others will watch it live on t-v... police say security will be very tight on colorado boulevard and surrounding areas... the parade starts at 10 o' clock
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this is the channel 13 news at
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after the break, keith murphy has the latest on the rose bowl and a pep rally that brought out thousands of people to the the u-s-s
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