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like out here, here, and here. so, with all of that, why would you ever go to verizon? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for just $40 a month plus get $300 back. let's not overthink this. tent fire... a scary situation this morning for students camping outside hilton coliseum. what started a fire and what public safety officials say they plan to do
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campaign props... some parents want an apology from a presidential candidate. why they're accusing carly fiorina of using their children as props. massive storm... snow is falling in the nations capital, but its anything but a winter wonderland. a look at the blizzard bearing down on the east coast. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 iowa state students are eager to get their seats for monday's basketball game against kansas but the excitement nearly went up in smoke after a dangerous mishap... good evening. i'm justin surrency.... lynn melling is off for the evening... a blanket hanging from the wall of a tent caught on fire early this morning...causing quite a scare... the students camping out are using propane tanks and space heaters to stay they wait for the best seats in the some very cold temperatures. but will the close call cause
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dasilva has the report. 05:27:56--05:28:03 'it was definitely scary, i was just waiting for that tank to go and make a bigger explosion because i knew it was still in that tent.' brandon benschoter was sleeping when he heard a loud pop early this morning just a couple of tents over... 05:27:39--51 "and when we came out of the tent, just the walls of that tent were tarp and they were all just burning up completely so we decided to pull our propane tank a long ways away from here and we started dragging tents out of the way as well. " a blanket inside a nearby tent had caught on fire...set a flame by a heater. fortunately, no one was injured, but the tent fire makes one imagine what might happen in a worst case scenario...especially with all of those propane tanks sitting around... 05:28:28 'i know ours is hooked up to a tank and well be using it today but i told my friends who are sleeping here tonight were shutting it off when we got to bed when theres nobody awake theres no propane running out so thats kind of a rule we decided to make and that was after last night.' 05:28:39 05:13:47--05:14:06 today weve
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department of public safety, our environmental health and safety staff and ames fire department which provides fire protection on campus have representatives down whove been meeting with the studenhts and talking about how you can do what theyre trying to do safely.' the university says they will continue to assess the situation and monitor the students...but for now the students will continue to be allowed to camp out outside of hilton coliseum. 05:21:07--28 'earlier this morning, with other administrators we had some conversations about you know what changes should we make, should we ask them all to leave, and weve elected not to do that and were trying to the student environment they want and yet do it in a safe and responsible manner and we think we have struck a reasonable balance.' again this is not about getting tickets, but where students will have seats inside, vice president warren madden says he met with atheltic director jamie pollard and
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issue of the student seating process, and this the option students have chosen and so long as they can do it safely, the university has been willing to work with them to allow them to do so. madden says at the end of the season, as they always do the university will sit down and assess this policy and talk with the students about options to see if this will continue to be a good way to go. we are learning more about a bus driver and bus attendant fired after an incident with a special needs child last november... information came to light in an unemployment insurance appeals decision. the document claims, the attendant... ruby taylor... "threatened the child... telling him that if he did not stop crying... she would kick him off the bus." the decision goes on to say... "taylor pins the student against the side of the bus more and more tightly"... until the student's cheek is pressed against
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the child's mother complained about marks on the child's face to the school district the next day. the bus attendant was fired... the bus driver was also fired for failing to intervene. des moines schools released this statement...saying student safety is their top concern. dmps has clear rules of employee conduct and if those rules are violated, steps are taken up to and including termination. cases involving mistreatment of a student are a clear violation of the trust and expectation the district has that all of its employees work in the best interests of the students we serve. as for criminal charges... des moines police say it appears the department has not been contacted about the incident and an investigation is not currently underway. a union county man accused in a surprising move in court this morning. jerry dillinger pleaded guilty to 2 counts of first degree murder. dillinger... and michael
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niece.. police found both of the bodies december. proceedings immediately sentenced dillenger to two consecutive life terms. dillenger did not give a motive for the murders. a des moines man convicted for his role in the beating death of a man in 20- 13 is getting a new trial. kent tyler is accused of throwing the punch that knocked richard daughenbaugh to the ground in august of 2013. a group of assailants then to death. in its ruling today the supreme court says the jury found tyler guilty for both throwing the first punch and for assault. the court says he should have only been tried for one of those acts ... not men were convicted of second degree murder for their role in daughenbaugh's death. fiorina is getting heat from some metro parents after their kids
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on wednesday, a group of four and five year olds were finishing up their field trip at the botanical gardens when fiorina stopped by to talk to them. the 15 preschoolers were then whisked into the rally with fiorina stickers on and asked to sit down in front of a large poster of a fetus as fiorina talked about de-funding planned parenthood. parent chris beck says the move was inappropriate and feels his son was used as a political pawn. 'i was pretty surprised they were going and seeing the images of my son in front of a prolife imagery and all that, i was pretty taken back by that.' the fiorina camp issued this statement saying... ' had run into the kids in the the koi with them for a while. i guess was pretty neat because then their teachers and parents and the
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carly into the event complete with carly stickers.' beck says he doesn't blame the daycare but rather the fiorinia camp for exposing his son to a topic that he is too young to hear about. construction workers in marion county saved one of their co-workers from an icy stream. the marion county sheriff's department says the man was working on a bridge off 108th avenue this morning when he fell through a plank on the bridge and dropped 12 feet into the icy water below. a co-worker jumped in and pulled the man above water. a crane operator pulled them to shore. will iowa need some saving of it's own from this weekend's weather or will the storms out east avoid us completely? chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now with a first look at the
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there's still much more to come tonight.... coming up at 9-30 -- a winter storm system is bringing the east coast to a stand still... the latest on the historic blizzard... two west des moines school children battling a devastating the principal helped an entire school stand behind their fight... from who h-d iowa's high definition're watching the channel 13 news at nine on fox
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two children in west des moines are already in for the fight of their lives but they have added strength thanks to their elementary school... the western hills elementary community is leaning on one another as two of their students each battle a terrible diagnosis... today they helped put a smile on the faces of both brave children through laughter at the principal's expense... 'its not just what you do for one person but its about what you do for every person.' its a lesson
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hills have learned from two of their own... 'we have two students that are going through a rough patch in their life'6th grader niavh hyatt diagnosed with cancer of the brain and spine and 1st grader elayna sandeen whos fighting lung cancer after recently beating kidney cancer... 'we wanted to show support for them but also wanted to give our students a chance to chip and do something for themselves.' so principal george panosh issued a take home assignment over winter break 'we had about $1500 for each student that was raised in a week and a half period...his students met the challenge head on and principal panosh paid up on his end of the deal.... 'you know, i liked my hair.' he had just one small request... 'whats the one thing i asked that i got to keep through all this? my ears, id like to keep my ears.'with clippers in hand niavh happily obliged...
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fellow students cheered at the principals expense 'need me to shrink down niavh? haha' elayna watched from the hospital during a chemo treatment of her own... 'one of the things that brought me here was that family feel, knowing that i was coming to a community that cared about their people..' spending his time educating the youth...principal panosh says both niavh and elayna have taught him the lesson of a lifetime... 'we all have our own issues we go through everyday but you see them put up with a fight no child should have to deal with and you see how strong they are and what they are struggling with and it lets everyone around them know they have that strength' you can learn more about pediatric cancer and donate to both elayna and niavh's fundraising accounts byclicking the link on our website... iowa state students are in for a long night of dancing... the universitys dance marathon weekend kicked off tonight. students qualify by raising 250-
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children hospital. in addition to dancing... the students also meet some of the kids who will benefit from their fundraising. last year the organization raised 444-thousand dollars.
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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.
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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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coming up -- a u-s college student is being held in north korea... but first.. the recent global stock sell-off hit retirement accounts hard. why
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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stocks on wall street ended sharply higher friday.. scoring their first weekly gain of the new year. the s&p closed up 38 points. the dow closed 211 points higher. the nasdaq added 119 points. the recent global stock sell-off hit retirement accounts hard.
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for a couple extra years? gerri willis has more. by some metrics, we are off to the worst start for the u-s stock market ever. the recent global stock sell-off hit retirement accounts hard. if you are close to retiring, you may be panicking. but don't! "real money answers for every woman" author patrice washington says to first determine what you can handle when it comes to your investments. washington says: this is not time to go based off of what everyone else is doing and so you have to look at your comfort level. investing is not based on the brain it's based on the stomach. even though this is typically the time you want to be more aggressive, maybe you should back up a little bit and be conservative, but just set realistic expectations. financial advisor david waddell recommends committing to a long term plan.. focus on your net worth, not your portfolio statement. and add cash whenever possible. waddell says: get a good trusted advisor who can also act as a psychologist for you and help hold your hand through tumultuous periods because the reality is, the market goes down 33% of the time, that's just part
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disciplined approach and use diversification, you may find investing rewarding - even in the worst of times. washington says: not keeping all their eggs in one basket and that goes beyond the classes, that goes beyond the stocks and bonds and short term investments, it goes even deeper in each of those classes, what are the different companies that appeal to you. no matter where you're at on your financial journey focus on the details. financial experts recommend having six to twelve months of future expenses tucked away in an account. in new york, gerri willis, fox business. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- as a snow storm moves in on the east coast...what's in
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is at the world economic forum. what he had to say about defeating isis... massive storm... snow is falling in the nations capital, but its anything but a winter wonderland. a look at the blizzard bearing down on the east coast. beer delivery.. that storm is making beer distributors have to get in a few extra deliveries... how they're keeping up with demand... from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 more than 85-million americans are in the path of a monster snowstorm. the national weather service says the storm will ebb and flow-- and it's not over-- it will intensify again. and even when this ends, officials are saying: don't assume roads will be cleared. it could take up to 48-hours after the snow stops for all roads to be cleared. even monday morning's commute will likely be messy.
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for millions - the snowstorm of a lifetime is heading into its heaviest stages. it was an early-arrival... with snowfall seen on the southern edges of washington's beltway, before noon. by then, d-c mayor muriel bowser had issued another serious warning: "we see this as a major storm. it has life and death implications." tennessee and north carolina were hit first, early friday... with snow, and ice, pounding charlotte, greensboro, asheville. "i'm just going out for some last minute snacks here before they decide to close."traffic brought to a standstill in some places. trucks sideslipping, cars needing a push. even emergency vehicles got stuck. there were fatalities in north carolina, from accidents on i-95. then the storm barreled north. officials in washington, maryland and virginia are still pleading with people tonight, to stay off the roads. "we want people to stay inside! " snow-plow and salt-truck
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"if there are more people on the roads, how does that make it tougher for you?" "actually it makes it very unsafe for the public because what happens is if we go into a slide dealing with the ice, then we have lives at stake. so we are asking the public to please get off the roads, let us do our jobs safely, and they can return once we finish." d-c officials deployed the national guard, and told all city residents to stay off the streets by three in the afternoon. even with 25-hundred personnel and 13-thousand pieces of equipment to deploy- virginia state officials say they're concerned about northern virginia... known for congested roadways and hard-to-reach subdivisions. officials up the east coast warning, it will only get worse. "while it will begin light and fluffy, it will become wet, heavy snow at times." new jersey governor chris christie announced today... he'll leave the campaign trail and return to his home state amid the historic blizzard... this, after facing criticism for putting politics ahead of his day job. christie fired off a series of
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putting his role as governor first but promising to return to new hampshire to campaign soon. christie is banking on a strong finish in the new hampshire primary in two weeks to keep his 2016 presidential hopes alive... many world leaders are in switzerland this week to attend the world economic forum. amongst them? u.s. secretary of defense, ash carter. carter says defeating isis is one of his number one priorities. here is more of what he had to say. "something that's very much on my mind this year is the defeat of isil, this needs to occur, it will occur, and it needs to occur first and foremost in syria and iraq this is the parent tumor of isil and we need to defeat it there." also at the world economic forum in davos... mexico's president says he's planning on sending el chapo to
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possible. angeles as world leaders meet to discuss the economic future of the globe... one man who is famous for tunneling under the earth is a topic of conversation. the mexican government says it drug lord known as el chapo. nieto says: the attorney general of the republic, which is the in the mexican justice system, is following the process that should be followed he is accused." mexico's president enrique pena nieto made the remarks at the world economic forum in davos... switzerland: nieto says: we are working in favor of the extradition. we are working, obviously it goes through an entire process that involves our country's courts, but the order the attorney general's office has is to speed up its work to ensure this highly dangerous criminal is extradited as soon as possible
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rolling stone magazine. the mexican government says the meeting with penn and a tele- novella star were essential to el chapo's re-capture. guzman had tunneled his way out of a mexican maximum security prison earlier in 2015....months before his meeting with penn. sean penn is rejecting the mexican government's claim that his clandestine meeting with guzman led to the drug lord's capture. the actor says the mexicaca government is deliberately trying to make him the target of guzman's deadly sinaloa cartel. in los angeles, will carr.. fox news. a university of virginia college student has been detained in north korea after being accused of a "hostile act" against the government. otto frederick warmbier was detained in pyongyang on january 2nd, according to young pioneer tours, the china-based travel company that organized his trip. the tour group said it's working with the u-s state department, the north korean ministry of foreign
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to address the arrest. residents in the washington, dc area are preparing for the worst ... as a major snow storm is forecasted to pummel much of the east coast. and as emily miller reports ... beer is one of the items in high demand before the big storm hits ... in beer warehouse -- in a snow storm, demand for beer is enormous. so here at bob hall distributors, they've been working since monday to make sure that, when the snow starts falling, you have a beer in your hand. this distributor is working hard to finish getting beer to all its customers before the snow starts because their trucks cant around in a big storm. they have been working a lot of overtime. and extra trucks have gone out from this warehouse each day in the early late. hudson says: "snow storms like this that come in on a friday and over the weekend is probably the best situation for us because people are home. they're safe. they're not driving anywhere. they're not working. and
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they sell 200 brands of beer, including budweiser, bud light and corona. and they need to get the brews to their 900 customers all around maryland - bars and restaurants and liquor stores. and it's not just the regular amount of beer- they are doing extra deliveries. people who are off work friday can drink and enjoy the snow day. and the retailers want to be fully stocked in case the storm really hits hard and people are off next week too. hudson says: "they want the beer in case people don't go to work for three or four days next week . so if people are off monday and tuesday next week, and we can't get the beer to them, they're going to carry extra stock." by the end of the day, they expect all their deliveries to be made to the restaurants and liquor stores that you use, so, when the blizzard starts,
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the ciml continues to put a strangle hold on the girls basketball rankings. 6 of the top 7 teams in class 5a are from cetr w ranked waukee and number 7 southestpok 1st qreilly jacobson. future w warriors up 4. back come h rams. in transition shiloh mccool. cool name, layup good. 7-5 waukee after 1. offense picks up in the 2nd. bui e. back comes sep. but waukee
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their own. andie mataloni. warriors win a good one 56-47 over southeast polk. turnover with assistant coaches is rare under kirk ferentz. after linebackers coach jim reid left for boston college ferentz promotes from within. seth wallace named the new linebackers coach. wallace served as the recruiting coordinator the last 2 seasons. wleis raut o coe college. the hawkeye football team surprised everyone, now the basketball team is doing the same. iowa improved to 6 and 0 in the big 10 last night, beating rutgers 90-76. best conference start in 29 yer astpefc but its a road win
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take: fs op 25 shodown at carver. iowa and purdue. back on january 3rd after trailing by 17 at the half. after a court storming win over number 1 oklahoma on monday iowa state now faces the dreaded trap bottom feeder tcu tomorrow before hosting kansas
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look at the standings. wins over tcu and kansas would put iowa state right back in the mix. saturday's game at tcu tips off at 3pm on espnu. winning cures a lot, and it struggling iowa wild. iowa just 10 and 31 overall. worst record in the entire ahl. its year number 3 of the american franchise in des moines and while wins havent happened, attendance remains solid. the wild rank 12th out of 30 good. commissioner dave andrews says the wild aren't leaving des moines anytime
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wild in rockford tonight, tied
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thanks for joining us. have a good night. 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.
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jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (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.
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hi, how can i help you? and by that, i mean, what's the least i can do to help you? i'll have the burger with the fries. she'll have it with the salad. but i want the fries. well, you want them, but you don't need them.
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