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tv   13 News at Nine on FOX 17  FOX  January 21, 2016 9:00pm-10:00pm CST

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(donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. caucus countdown.. as the clock winds down.. the attacks ramp up.. who's going after whom.. and what new poll numbers show about the presidential race
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power in numbers.. why one community in iowa says it feels ignored by the candidates.. and what they plan to do about it.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 presidential hopefuls are feeling the pressure... as the clock ticks down to caucus night.. we are now just 10 days away from the first in the nation contest of this election cycle.. and both democrats and republicans are ramping up the attacks against each other.. good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight... this week has been jam-packed with of iowa.. white house hopefuls are trying have left to convince caucus goers to support them on caucus night. they are disappointed in the small number of presidential candidates to reach out to their communities while visiting iowa.. but they say that will not stop them from proving their power this election cycle... justin
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"this is part of building a culture of participation for the iowa caucuses."historically the latino community hasn't always been as excited to caucus as the rest of the state and it's having a harmful effect... "many of our people have not been approached by the presidential campaigns. they're not on that radar screen for whatever reason."in 2012 just over 1,000 iowa latinos participated in the iowa caucuses... but this year...officials with the league of united latino american citizens say that's about to change... "we expect at least 10,000 of our people to participate in our caucuses throughout the state..."... the way our community celebrates dia de los muertos or 3 kings day or mothers day and father's day...we want you to iowa caucuses part of your culture."they say they've taken matters into their own hands... "we are empowering our community independent voice with key issues when it comes to jobs, education, healthcare and
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reform... lulac is distributing a special caucus edition of hola iowa directly targeting latino communities to spark caucus participation and a hunger for politics... "the nation is putting their eyes on iowa so it's important for latino's to be a part and be heard and to caucus february 1st..."to say the latino community in iowa has momentum is an understatement "in 2007 there was about 23,000 registered latino voters that we can measure, now we are up to 50,000."and they hope presidential candidates are paying attention to not only the rising numbers but also the enthusiasm... "we can have a voice and it can be here in iowa, we can amplify our voice by participating in presidential caucuses..." to reach their goal of 10,000 say they've been working hard to reach out
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counties such as polk, black hawk, johnson, dallas and woodbury, and covering 700 of the over 1700 precincts in the state... it's a back and forth game on who is and who is not supporting republican ted cruz.. governor terry branstad has said he isn't officially going to endorse a candidate until after the caucuses... but on tuesday, he said iowans should not caucus for cruz. it was a statement that congressman steve king did not agree with. 'i think it was out of character for the governor to take such a bold statement and when i listened to the statements that he made i wish hed been listening to someone other than his son when he was getting his information on ted cruzs positions and policy.' branstad's son eric has led a bi-partisan group of renewable fuels supporters who believe cruz's previous opposition to renewable energy puts him at odds with the interests of iowa's alternative fuel efforts. but king says cruz supports renewable fuels.
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lunch. now a new program is helping to ease of fhldoo nr. 253617 - there have been nights where i have legit gone without food and eetooo a wtt make sure i can help out people who are inthe same situation - jeffery robinson lincoln higole a o pnty orthe district's low income students and their failes tepnryi run by teachers and students... the iowa food pantry supplies re podeznmaad other grocery items, along with unching this effort... 321002 - we have our food science classes working reiestog home with some of the pantry items so famjilies have an idea of how to put items togh rae,n in and build all these wonderful shelves and make sure everything is level so we can hold all of the item pantriesatet i coland scavo high school opened earlier this month. a film festival kicking off
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center focuses on the issue of immigration and is bringing oscar nominees to town. he'sopeiicu, t jut music of movie trailers, so get out after about three seconds the "define americanfilm fesival" will screen and discuss immigration-related films ahead of iowas februr ir cucs. the festival is an effort to show reporters covering the candidates different angles of the immigration debate and introduce a more maane o oers of what's become one of the most contentious issues of this presidential election. the festival will so x aur lngh ims preceded by six short films. all of the films are exploring different immigrant experiences through both narratives and cunti.wego cae to catch up with some of the folks attending. the stories that areo o mras n refugees is important because everyone has a story to tell and everyone deserves their story to be told and i personally come from a cgru
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refugees from liberia " 12:43:20--33 "i'm the child of a refugee myself my mom was in a refugee camp and came over after wor arii o,' h product of a family that chose to have better life. they were sponsored by a church in oelwein iowa the festival is organized by jose antonio vargas, a pulitzer ie- winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of define american -- a non- profit media and culture organization that seeks to elevate the conversation aon mgrtn and citizenship in america. it runs through saturday night. tiht... coming up at 9-30 -- bracing for a blizzard.. the east coast is preparing for a big one.. how much snow is expected to have already been cancelled. temperatures will be about average overnight with lows in the middle to upper teens. it will be a gloomy start to the day tomorrow, as we will be undr uieai fludcver and maybe just a few flurries. those clouds will begin to clear by the afternoon hours, but temperatures will still be a few degrees cooler and in the middle 20s. clouds will quickly clear by early saturday and
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as well. we'll see the lower 30s for saturday afternoon and the upper 30s on sunday, which will help melt a bit of the lingering snow cover. by monday a new system will move in and bring in chances for light snow. on the tack..ew polls show hillary clinton is now lagging behind bernie sanders.. her ramped up attacks on her democratic opponent.. and how e reonds to critics o say she isn't being herself the campaign trail. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..you're watching the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done.
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george: my family's lived on this farm for three generations. the bakken pipeline would pump dirty crude oil across iowa. patti: the fact that bernie sanders stands up against the pipeline is one of the reasons we support him. george: bernie sanders didn't hesitate to say no to the big oil companies. patti: bernie knows that if we don't act, we threaten the climate and the health of our children. bernie sanders understands that. patti: bernie sanders has the guts to just stand up for what he believes in.
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a new cnn poll shows donald trump has a double digit lead here in iowa over his republican counterparts.. he's leading ted cruz 37-percent to 26-percent. marco rubio is third with 14-percent ... ben carson and jeb bush round out the top five. on the democratic side.. the same poll shows bernie sanders has an eight point lead over clinton here in iowa... 51 to 43 percent. and now the battle between bernie sanders and hillary clinton is really heating up. today the clinton campaign launched an aggressive attack against bernie sanders. here in iowa today.. hillary clinton painted the democratic socialist from vermont as extreme and unrealistic. presidential candidate "in
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has to deliver in reality." the cnn/orc poll released today found sanders leading clinton among iowa caucus-goers on economic issues. but it also showed clinton had a strong advantage in the area of foreign policy. sanders is striking back against clinton's attacks... and emphasizing his standing in new hampshire polls. they show how he'd potentially fare in the general election. presidential candidate "hillary clinton defeats mr. trump by 9 points, we defeat him by 23 points." during a stop at simpson college today.. clinton sat down with our political director dave price... answering a wide range of questions.. he asked about complaints by critics.. who say she is "too careful" and not just being herself out on the campaign trail.. 4:30- i don't think that's accurate... measure you against that. 5:56 the caucuses are a week from
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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temperatures will be about average overnight with lows in the middle to upper teens. it will be a gloomy start to the day tomorrow, as we will be undd quite a bit of cloud cover and maybe just a few flurries. those clouds will begin to clear by the afternoon hours, but temperatures will still be a few degrees cooler and in the middle 20s. clouds will quickly clear by early saturday and temperatures will be a bit nicer as well. we'll see the lower 30s for saturday afternoon and the upper 30s on sunday, which will help melt a bit of the lingering snow cover. by monday a new system will move in and bring in chances for light snow.
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stocks on wall street finished higher thursday. the s&p rose 9 points8. the dow closed up 115 points. the nasdaq closed flat after briefly dipping into negative territory.
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economic leaders have been busy at the world economic forum this week... richard quest has an update from
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there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- earlier this week sarah palin endorsed presidential candidate donald trump... why many people are talking more about what she was wearing rather
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poisoned spy... a british judge says russian president vladimir putin most likely approved a plot to kill a former spy... what led them to the suspects... and how the the obama administration is
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bracing for a blizzard.. the east coast is preparing for a big one.. how much snow is expected to fall.. and how many flights have already been cancelled. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 tonight a judge in britain says russian president vladimir putin -- has blood on his hands. it involves the murder -- 10 years ago -- of a former russian agent -- turned kremlin critic. benjamin hall has the details tonight from london. litvynenko says: "i am of course, very pleased, that the words my husband spoke on his death bed, when he accused mr putin of his murder, have been proved true in an english court." alexander litvynenko died in 2006, after drinking tea laced with radioactive isotopes. a decade on and a british judge said the murder was most probably approved directly by vladimir putin. litvinenko had been an enemy of the russian state since 1999 when he publicly accused the intelligence
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campaign, assassinations and corruption. he defected to the uk but in 2006 became suddenly ill and died 26 days later. investigators then discovered a trail of radioactive polonium 210 spread around london. that trail led them on to the two suspects andrey lugovoi and dimitri kovtun, the two ex-kgb agents, escaped back to russia, where mr lugovoi was awarded a medal by vladimir putin, and became a member of parliament -granting him immunity. today was business usual for putin as the russian foreign ministry rejected the findings, saying they were politicized, biased. the obama administration also responded. earnest says: "inside russia we see that critics and political opponents of the russian government are often subject to threats intimidation.. and in some cases death." ties are already strained with russia over their actions in syria and ukraine - but there is an acceptant that to solve the syrian crisis, there must be a relationship- with russia and so it remains to be seen what if anything will be done after these
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a former u.s. marine---- released from a iranian prison in a prisoner swap deal is back in michigan. amir hekmati arrived in flint just after four thursday afternoon at flint's bishop international airport. the 32 year old spent four and a half years in an iranian prison, until his release last weekend. hekmati says he is grateful to finally be home. hekmati says: "it's great to be back in flint my hometown. i love this city. i love its people. they've been so good to me and my family. and i'm very grateful to finally be home. it's been a very long road. very long journey."
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iranian court of spying and sentenced to death in 20-12. he was later retried and given a 10-year sentence on a lesser charge. one american prisoner was left behind in iran and was not a part of the deal. former f-b-i agent robert levinson has been in iranian prison for nine years... on tuesday former alaska governor sarah palin joined donald trump on stage in ames to offer her support. but it was what she was wearing rather than what she said that grabbed most people's attention...
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with much of the eastern u-s bracing for a powerful winter storm system tonight... states of emergency are already declared in states including virginia, maryland and pennsylvania. more than 3,000 flights have reportedly been canceled for friday and saturday ahead of the expected storm, according to the flight-tracking website flightaware.com. rick leventhal reports from new york city. across the eastern u-s thursday... people bracing for what the national weather service describes as "a potentially crippling winter storm." uccellini says: "it is setting up to affect the entire mid-appalachian region through the mid-atlantic to new york city/long island and extreme southern new england, with the potential of very heavy snowfall." forecasters predicting high
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ahead... already thursday -- blizzard watches...in effect from arkansas through virginia...and up the interstate 95 corridor. with the potential for up to two feet of snow in some areas - with winds nearing fifty miles an hour, coastal flooding and power outages expected. moye says: "the thing that has us worried with this storm is the depth of the snow and potential for wet snow." the system already being blamed for several deaths... delivering snow and ice to kentucky, tennessee and arkansas. and a blizzard warning now in effect for the washington, d.c. area... where a much smaller storm wednesday...with just an inch of snow...caught many off guard. untreated roads led to crashes...traffic jams...and people slipping on the ice. d.c.'s mayor apologizing for her city's response...or lack there of thursday... saying crews should have been out with plows and sand sooner. meantime, major airlines now issuing travel waivers, so passengers can rebook and avoid weather issues. here in new york city...nearly
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to deploy ahead of the storm on friday. in new york, rick leventhal, fox news.
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temperatures will be about the middle to upper teens. it will be a gloomy will be under quite a bit of cloud cover and maybe just a few flurries. those clouds will begin to clear by the afternoon hours, but temperatures will still be a few degrees cooler and in the middle 20s. clouds will quickly clear by early saturday and as well. we'll see the lower 30s for saturday afternoon and the upper 30s on sunday, which will help melt a bit of the lingering snow cover. by monday a new system will move in and bring in chances for light snow. ad lib weather toss back and
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there are no off nights in the big ten, but this is as close as it gets. iowa has an 11 game conference winning streak. rutgers has lost 20-straight big ten games.
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have something to do with the weather... not likely. peter jok comes out firing scoring 11 of the hawks first 13. it helps when no one guards you. mike gesell and anthony clemmons play hot potato... then clemmons hits a three. rutgers hangs around the entire first half. hawks press, force the turnover and peter jok throws down! jok gets a t for hanging out on the rim, it wouldn't hurt the hawks. second half... jarrod uthoff wants the rock. it's uthoff's 1- thousandth career point. he had 20 tonight. gesell dropped 9 dimes. pulls the defense in, clemmons with a career high 20 points. hawkeyes up by nine, and jok carries them to the finish. a career high 29- points for the valley high school grad. it's iowa's 8th straight win
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next up purdue. the boildermakers will try to derail the hawks 12-game conference winning streak. it's the best streak since the 69-70 team won 14 in a row. beat number one oklahoma. let the conference games play out. and just like that, steve prohm and the cyclones are right back in the thick of the big 12 race. sandwiched between two big conference bottom feeder, t-c-u. the cyclones have beaten the horned frogs six straight times, but they'll worry about kansas
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just like everyone thought, baylor is in all alone in first place. four teams tied behind the bears, oklahoma, kansas, west virginia, and texas. iowa state can make up ground monday against kansas. the cyclones can't look past t-c-u, but the residents of tent city can. the line for big monday started this monday. students showing once again, they'll do almost anything for the cyclones. these guys have mastered camping. netflix, heaters, and wifi to do homework.
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friday they host number 20 purdue. sunday at number 11 nebraska. tom brands says his squad will be ready to wrestle.
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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