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tv   13 News at Nine on FOX 17  FOX  January 26, 2016 9:00pm-10:00pm CST

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join the fight to take back our government. funding fight... the republican led house passed a bill monday that would increase school funding... but it likely won't pass in the democratic-led senate. we'll have the latest from the statehouse. caucus countdown.. we are less than a week away from the iowa caucuses... how candidates are trying to win over voters... and the candidate that says he will be a not attend thursday's g-o-p debate... cold case... ten years later southern iowa police say they've solved a double homicide. who is facing charges for a 2006 fatal fire. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 good evening. i'm lynn melling. thank you for joining us tonight. millions of dollars are on the line for state education funding... but an inability for democrats and republicans to find compromise... is putting schools
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learning in jeopardy... justin surrency has the latest from the statehouse.. and explains why a two percent difference could change the landscape of state education... "we cannot afford to short change the youth we have today."for education officials...this year's legislative session is vital... "johnny and sally don't get another chance at 1st and 2nd grade or another chance to read..."on monday the republican led house passed a bill that would increase school funding 2 percent in 20-17...14:59:20- 14:59:31"when you factor in 2 percent that's 81 million of additional state spending on top of teacher leadership and compensation increase which is 53 million of new spending..." but it likely won't pass in the democratic-led senate... "my superintendents and administrators that have to live within the confines of the budget say that's not enough."this inability to compromise has led lawmakers to a discussion a situation that by law should have been resolved last session... "it's kind of been an issue that's been prevalent for us and that we can
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democratic survey polled school administrators which claimed 88 percent of them recommended a budget increase of at lease 4 percent... "makes the difference between the programs the district can continue and their ability to have competitive pay for employees..."but the uncertainty puts them at a disadvantage... "what if we get 2 percent what if we get higher? what if it turns out to be zero?" "last 5 and 6 years this has been how it's been and it's dragged out and sometimes gone passed may."school officials say the 4 percent is well earned... "iowa leads the nation in graduation rate and the people out there are working their butts off.."but will lawmakers work their's off to reach a timely decision on education... "that's certainly our intent moving this along so we can let school districts
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the senate is expected to vote down the house bill tomorrow, sending it back to the house education committee for a revision... governor branstad proclaimed this week.. "school choice week.." it's designed to spotlight education options.. like public or private schools, charter schools, home schooling, online learning and more. 35:47 when i think of school choice, i also think of duel credit coarse that let students earn high school and college credits at the same time, whether that's through community colleges or 4-year colleges and universities or advanced placement classes. 36:02 lieutenant governor kim reynolds shared what the administration is doing now to grow education in iowa. that includes the teacher leadership initiative, making sure all third graders can read, and expanding stem initiatives in the state. for years... the cause of a
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the case went cold until some new information came to light... that information led to the arrest of these two men... 28 year old christopher yenger and 27 year old zachary dye. both were arrested yesterday and each charged with two counts of murder. authorities say... back in march of 2006, the two intentionally set a house on fire on this property in rural wapello county... they say the men showed up uninvited to a 21st birthday party at the house. the next morning a neighbor reported the house was on fire but two men never made it out... 20 year old nathan messer and 22 year old seth anderson died of smoke inhalation. with no cause of the fire the case eventually went cold until new information was revealed. 'here recently information was brought forward that alleged the fire was started intentionally by the individuals that were involved in physical altercation at the residence.' both yenger and dye are being held in the wapello county jail.. each on a 500-
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des moines police are still following up on leads in the city's first homicide of the year. police found the body of 71-year old norma jean mc-neeley in her home on pioneer road early sunday morning. they're not saying how they believe mcneeley died... but the police report indicates nothing was taken from the home. police say they're conducting interviews and processing evidence... but do not have a suspect at this time... we're awaiting autopsy results in the death of a prominent des moines architect police are trying to determine if 62 year old kirk blunck's the death was an accident.. or a criminal act. blunck and his firm are credited with several historic renovations in des moines... including the teachout building in the east village where blunck died. his body was found sunday. an autopsy was performed this morning... but the results have not yet been released. the snow moved in yesterday but rain could be on the way.. along with warmer temps... meteorologist brett mcintyre has a first look at the forecast... hi brett...
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the 20s this evening and temperatures will drop to the teens and low 20s overnight. there will be some through the
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with just six days to go until the iowa caucuses republican presidential candidate dr. ben carson is here in des moines tonight. and with evangelical voters a key part of carson's support base...the doctor is taking part in a revival event at a local church. the neurosurgeon filling the pews at heritage assembly of god church. the voters we spoke with at the event say they are still making up their mind, and wanted to hear carson speak
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16:49:45--16:50:01 i like first of all his faith background and i like his ability to analyze situations being a of having to make understands the healthcare system. 16:51:53--16:52:10 he has an excellent resume for the job that hes applying for, but i would like to hear him address a little bit more of how he intends to handle foreign affairs since that have had considerable experience in that area. 16:55:23 -- 16:55:37 'he speaks of we the people and i think thats important. he speaks about values and principles and where our country is going and i think thats definitely very important. hes a man of god and to us thats very important.' carson spoke of how important his faith is to him and what an exceptional nation the united states is.
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today.. republican presidential candidate ted cruz garnering support from one of his former rivals... former texas governor rick perry joining cruz on the campaign trail this week... during a campaign event in centerville, cruz reminded voters the stakes are high this election... it took jimmy carter to give us ronald reagan. and i am convinced the most long lasting legacy of barack obama is going to bring a new generation of leaders of the republican party who stand for freedom, who stand for the constitution, who stand for the judeo christian values that built america." his competitor marco rubio was in west des moines today... rubio has been hitting the trail hard in the hawkeye state in recent days... and its paid off in growing crowds; a string of endorsements and a friendly nod from senator joni ernst... he told supporters that he's the candidate that can win in the general election... and reunite the
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presidential candidate if i'm out nominee we will win and here's why. #1 - we are going to unite this party. we have our differences. we'll have a very vibrant debate but when it is over and i'm our nominee i will bring this party together. we cannot win if we are divided. and we will not be if i'm our nominee. and republican candidates will have another chance to win over voters on thursday night during the fox debate... but front runner donald trumps says he will be a no show... coming up after the break.. ... why trump says he will not be attending thursday night's debate here in des moines... and a recap of last night's democratic town hall at drake university.. and coming up at 9-30 -- tables turned.. a grand jury clears planned parenthood of wrong-doing.. and instead indicts two people who produced several controversial undercover videos.. planned parenthood's reaction.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..you're watching the channel 13 news at nine on fox
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democratic presidential contenders took questions at a c-n-n town hall in des moines last night... a week ahead of the
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with hillary clinton and bernie sanders in a very tight race, one key theme emerged: sanders as the revolutionary progressive versus clinton as the democrats' best chance to hold the white-house. the two rivals drew sharp contrasts with each other. clinton pushed back against doubts about her ability to attract younger voters and recent attacks on her... presidential candidate i've been around a long time. people have thrown all kinds of things at me and you know i just can't keep up with it. i just keep going forward. they fall by the wayside. they come up with these outlandish things. they make these charges. i just keep going forward because there is nothing to it. they throw all this stuff at me, and i'm still standing. sanders hit the frontrunner over iraq, trade, the keystone pipeline and wall street regulation the most recent c-n-n poll of polls shows clinton with 46 percent support in iowa to sanders' 44 percent support and o'malley at four percent. and rather than attacking sanders or clinton... o'malley went
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presidential candidate: "we are far better than the sort of fascist rhetoric that you hear spewed out by donald trump, the enduring symbol of our country is not a barbed wire fence, it is the statue of liberty." the iowa caucuses are just 6 days away... meanwhile.. the next g-o-p presidential debate may be missing the party's front-runner... donald trump said today that he would, quote, "probably not" be at the fox news debate this thursday... apparently, because it will be moderated by anchor megyn kelly. trump had some harsh words for kelly... and fox news... at a press conference in marshalltown today... trump says: "i'm going to have something else in iowa. we will do something were we raise money for the veterans and the wounded warriors, we'll do something simultaneously with the debate, but, most likely, i'm not going to do the debate. i didn't like the fact that they sent out press releases, toying, talking about putin and playing games. i don't know what games roger ailes is playing, but, what's wrong over there? something's wrong. but when they sent out that press release talking about, i
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are these people, playing games? so, most likely, i won't be doing the debate." according to the latest fox news polls released sunday, trump leads the republican field with 34-percent support among iowa caucus-goers. he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending
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he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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tonight skies will stay cloudy this evening with temperatures holding in the mid to low 20s. there will be some partial clearing of the skies through early wednesday morning. temperatures will begin trending upwards in the days ahead. we'll go to the mid-30s tomorrow to the mid 40s by the weekend. the next chance of precipitation looks to arrive on monday and tuesday of next week. the storm is still pretty far out for exacts, but there could be continue to
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coming up -- home values are heading higher... the new report showing house prices soaring... and how close they're getting to record highs... are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values,
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i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night.
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stocks on wall street ended higher on tuesday. the s&p gained 26 points. the dow was us 282 points. the nasdaq ended the day 49 points higher. consumers are spending more money --- according to reports. and -- the makers of the i-phone announcing big profits but still seem to be worried. david asman has more in this fox means business report. asman on cam: americans feeling pretty good about shelling out money... after all that holiday shopping. a new report showing consumer confidence jumping in january. an improving job market and falling gas prices were the big reasons why. and that gave investors some confidence... markets way up on tuesday... the other thing helping? higher oil prices. but it seem folks could be losing confidence in apple. the tech giant reporting earnings tuesday, beating estimates. but get this... the company saying it sold nearly 75 million iphones last quarter. that was fewer
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then look at the medical field. a new report says anesthesiologists are bringing home the most pay. the average salary-- $187 grand a year. not too shabby. asman on cam: that's a look at business. i'm david asman. there's still much more to come in the next half-hour... just ahead -- open for business.. more restrictions between cuba and the united states are being eased.. when that will happen.. and why it's stressing some cubans out.. i'm keith murphy... coming up, the hawkeyes on what it means to be ranked number three. 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,
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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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syrian refugees. east meets west.. the thawing of relations between iran and the western world took a big step forward today.. the significance of the iranian president's visit to italy.. tables turned.. a grand jury clears planned parenthood of wrong-doing.. and instead indicts two people who produced several controversial undercover videos.. planned parenthood's reaction.. from who h-d iowa's high definition leader..this is the channel 13 news at nine on fox 17 the crisis in syria is heating up on the ground and behind the scenes with several groups calling into question a key meeting in switzerland set to kick off on friday. meanwhile, the refugee crisis continues in europe. john huddy has more from jerusalem. the latest round of talks aimed at ending the war in syria set to kick off this friday in switzerland... but, we're still not sure who will be showing up. france says the
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opposition group in riyadh should lead the talks... but, this group is casting doubt on whether it will attend... accusing the west of getting too close to iran and russia. meanwhile, russia and turkey are still at odds over the participation of a key kurdish group. lavrov says "..how can you talk about political reforms in syria if you ignore a leading kurdish party, a rather strong power which on that land is actively fighting against terrorism?"davutog lu says "..it is unacceptable to let a terrorist organization join opposition parties and attend negotiation talks." all this as europe continues to bear the brunt of those fleeing the fighting... the flood of migrants seeking asylum now has the e-u scrambling to find funding to prevent a humanitarian crisis. in denmark, a controversial new proposal would see refugees' valuables confiscated... the danish parliament approving a controversial new law allowing authorities to confiscate refugees' valuables... to pay for their food and housing. the plan drawing strong reactions from both sides of the debate:
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you take all the jewels from the refugees in denmark." knuth says "..if you can pay for yourself, well then you should pay for yourself before the danish welfare system does it." european leaders are now putting pressure on greece to stop the flow of migrants... calling for a "plan b" to strengthen border controls and tighten restrictions on movement throughout the e-u. in jerusalem, john huddy, fox news iranian president hassan rouhani is in rome today... marking the first state visit to the west from an iranian president in more than two decades. the trip follows the lifting of sanctions on iran as part of the nuclear deal. amy kellogg has more from rome. it's a state visit with huge international implications... iranian president hassan rouhani is here in rome, the first major stop on a european tour designed to drum up trade and investment... following years of economic sanctions recently lifted as part of the nuclear agreement... and officials say deals worth some 18-billion dollars have already been signed. rouhani says:
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stable country in the entire region. iran has no intention of attacking or invading any country, iran does not intend to interfere in the affairs of any other country." rouhani also meeting with pope francis... the two leaders talking privately for about 40 minutes... the pope asking rouhani to help stop the spread of violence in the mideast... underlining the importance of diplomacy in the fight against extremism. gentiloni says: "signing the nuclear accord, and the certification and implementation day which followed, permitted a new chapter between iran and the international community." some lawmakers in the u-s have been critical of the new outreach from iran - and the nuclear deal that facilitated it. but the obama administration still insisting - engagement is the best way to contain any potential threat from iran: earnest says: "iran's path to building a bomb has been closed off, and an additional source of danger in the middle east has been removed." next up for rouhani - a visit to paris... but it won't include a state dinner... the event canceled after france refused an iranian request no
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served... a protocol conundrum the french simply decided to avoid. in rome, amy kellogg, fox news the city of cleveland has fired six police officers following a deadly police chase three years ago. the firings along with administrative disciplinary actions against seven other officers...were in response to the chase. thirteen cleveland police officers fired one hundred and thirty seven shots during a high speed car chase in november 20-12...killing two unarmed african americans. chura says: "this incident is unprecedented. never in the history of cleveland or any city for that matter has there been an incident that has covered the distance, time and number of individuals involved with this pursuit using deadly force. it took an investigation just as unprecedented to get to the truth. officer michael brelo is the only officer indicted in the incident. he was acquitted of manslaughter
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a texas grand jury has cleared planned parenthood of all misconduct and instead indicted the anti-abortion activists behind the undercover videos that showed planned parenthood officials discussing fetal tissue and appearing to talk about the price for such tissue. david daleiden and sandra merritt were among the activists who made those videos. planned parenthood maintains that it does not profit from the sale of fetal tissue and only recovers its costs. monday the grand jury cleared the organization. "we're thrilled, but not surprised of course that the grand jury has found that planned parenthood did nothing wrong. yes, today we're vindicated by the findings of this grand jury." david daleiden and sandra merritt were indicted for tampering with a governmental record, a second- degree felony. daleiden was also indicted on the count of prohibition of the
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sale of human organs... a class a misdemeanor. starting tomorrow the united states is loosening more of its sanctions on cuba. president obama will use his executive authority to ease the restrictions...including on air travel. but, as steve rappoport tells us - as a result...cuba is now feeling some new stress. effective wednesday -- the u-s is easing a number of sanctions on cuba. the changes will officially facilitate airline travel from the u-s to the island nation. laverty says: "for the first time ever, you're really seeing a shortage of even buses and tour guides." the changes will also lift export payment and financing restrictions....and will allow u.s. movies to shoot in cuba... they'll also enable u.s. companies to be involved in authorized infrastructure construction projects...like water treatment and energy supply projects. the changes come as washington and havana restored diplomatic ties last summer. christ says: "i have seen more americans than i thought that i would see down here." cuba is already seeing a surge of americans visitors...testing the tourism industry and cuban
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solas says: "the groups that are coming are also bigger, so that is good for business." a record number of visitors traveled to cuba in twenty-fifteen...with american visits rising seventy-seven percent from twenty-fourteen... now - from taxi rides to meals - prices are going up. solas says: "to maintain the same standard and quality - it makes it very complicated. since there are no wholesale stores, we have to buy in the same stores as everyone else and there isn't a lot of stock." industry experts worry the island won't be able to absorb the extra surge when u.s. airline and ferry services start. laverty says: "i think in the future you will see challenges with electricity grids, with water systems." with only sixty-three-thousand hotel rooms nationwide, visitors are already having booking issues. steve rappoport, fox news. from sunny cuba.. now to snowy new york city. folks are still digging out after this weekend's blizzard. mayor de blasio issued a travel
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tenadlo 2 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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tonight skies will stay cloudy this enigwttpaue holding in the mid to low 20s. there will be some partial clearig fte skies through early wednesday morning. temperatures will begin trending upwards in teasaha e'l go to the mid-30s tomorrow to the mid 40s by the weeken.hnxt cn f eitation looks to arrive on monday and tuesday of next week. the storm is still pretty far out foexcts, but there could be some measurable snow. we'll continue to wah d pte the forecast in the days ahead. ad lib weather toss back and
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as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. we must never forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. we need an international coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
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after tyler sash was found dead from an accidental, but lethal mix of pain meds, tyler's mother wanted to know what happened to her son. he was just 27, and had seemed confused, lost, and tempermental. barnetta sash has her answer: tyler had c-t-e, the degenerative brain disease featured in the movie concussion. boston university and the concussion legacy foundation released their findings to sash's family, along with the new york times. sash had five diagnosed concussions, including two at
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he played 16 years of football. sash's cte had avanced to a stage rarely seen in someone his age, 27. cte can only be detected after death. sash's cte is similar to that of hall of famer junior seau. seau, like many others, killed himself in a low of depression. the naismith national player of the week award goes to iowa state's monte morris. morris played well at t-c-u, but he won the honor for dominating kansas. espn's jay bilas called morris a top five point guard nationally, which did not come as news to anyone who watches big 12 basketball. morris scored 21 points with an array of threes and mid-range jumpers, but he was even better involving his teammates. 9 assists, zero turnovers. morris sparked a second half surge that saw iowa state beat a top five team for the second straight big monday. it's also the cyclones fourth win in five games against kansas. morris said the 20 point
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swing started with offense. they all played great isu draws the short straw in the big 12 - sec challenge. the cyclones go to texas a&m. the aggies are #5. if the cyclones win, they will have beaten the current #1, 3, 4, and 5 teams. beat oklahoma state, don't play north carolina, beat iowa, kansas, and we'll find out saturday at a&m. indiana lost tonight, so iowa
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when iowa blew a 20 point lead at iowa state, the hawkeyes weren't even ranked. the hawks haven't lost since, and their nine game winning streak has iowa ranked #3 in the nation. michael admire has more
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. he's just not ready to be president.
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the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything
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she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver.
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