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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  January 26, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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color. it's a tribute o the broncos -- and many packers fans are telling the homeowner they're behind him 100- percent. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. roads are slowly improving in the area, but here will still be slippery conditions for a few hours this morning. iowa dot cameras show that traffic is moving pretty well, although maybe in only one lane this morning. the snow has tracked out of the area, but we will keep some flurries today. temperatures are mainly in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits and teens due to west and northwest winds at 10- 25 mph. we will keep the breezy winds, mainly from the northwest, today and that will keep our temps from climbing much. we willkeep clouds and flurries, too, but should dry
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today. t tmperatures are mainly in the mid 20s with wind chills in the single digits and teens due to west and northwest winds at 10- 25 mph. we will keep the breezy wiwids, mainly from the northwest, today and that will keep our temps should dry out tonight and stay we're less than a week away. it's the homestretch before the iowa caucuses. last night, the democrats took the stage together for the final time before the caucuses. hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley took questions from the audience during a forum at drake niversity in des moines. clinton focused on her wide experience on domestic and foreign sues -- something sanders went after. voted against the war in iraq."
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war in iraq." "i have a much longer history than one vote, which i have said was a mistake because of the wayy clinton and sanders offered different vosions for addressing the country's problems, o'malley asked his supporters to hold night. so in des moines, iowa senator joni ernst joined fellow reblican -- andndsenator -- marco rubio on the campaign trail. ernst has said she won't endorse anyone, but she was there to introduce rubio to the crowd. senator grassley has done the same thing with other candidates. yououknow joni in so many ways exemplifies what i hope the lot of advantages, but through free enterprise and limited government are able to improve their lives and the lives of their families."
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stops today in the state -- including in pella and marshalltown. donald trump will also be in marshalltown. he has a rally there and at the universiiy of iowa fiellhouse in iowa city. senator ted cruz is getting a boost from a former contender. rick perry -- former texas governor -- is endorsing cruz for presient. perry said of thos with a chance to win the republican primary right now, he believes cruz is by far "the most consistent conservative." cruz has at least seven more campaiain stops in iowa today. this after spending yesterday in eastern iowa. he talked to a room full of supporters in manchester. we asked him what he thought of governor branstad saying iowans should not support him becausee cruz supports phasing out the renewable fuels standard. "i'll tell you what i'm hearing from the women and men of iowa. want and deserve a consistent conservative." cruz told supporters he believes there should be no subsidies, no
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a developing story this morning: 25 years in prison for an eastern iowa woman in the death of her toddler. mireya balderas, of iowa city, was sentenced on child endangerment charges.s. her 20-month old son -- marcus-- four years ago. autopsy results show he died of blunt force trauma. her ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 50 years in prison last year in the case. in dubuque - one man's murder trial is being pushed back. robert stern will go on trial for first degree murder on april 26th. he's accusese of shootinggand killing his daughter last year. stern allegedly told police he was angry with her - so he shot her. this morning, a five-year-old girl is recovering after the car she was in crashed into a business. it happened in clermont sunday night. james tacket was driving. he died. he was 38. authorities say he alcohol might have been a factor. a five-year-old was in the back seat.
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to clean up e damage. the owner of the business says she's been amazed by the community support. in the three years that i have great, they are not only supportive of the business but they were here to help." she says she hopes to reopen the store by the end of this week. for thi second time in less than a year, we're talking about a sophisticated escape from behind bars. the prison break in new york last summer revealed a detailed, complicated plot. now, as reid binion tells us -- one that happened in california heheds. "we are in a position when we absolutely need the public's help. orange county sheriff jeff hallock laying out the urgency of a manhunt underway in california... ...after three mates broke out of the the orange county central
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"these three are extremely dangerous felons and need to be apprehended and brought into custody immediately." two of the men are facing charges of murder and attempted murder and are thought to have ties to vietnamese gangs. and a third, already convicted of murder, now charged with kidnapping and torture officials say the inmates first cut through a quarter- inch metal plate... ...then squeezed through cramped, unsecured plumbing tunnels to the roof... ...then using bed sheets and towels to repel some 50 feet to easy to accumulate bed sheets, pillow cases and such." the inmates cleared 3 security checkpoints undetected, emerging concrete facility. "several other security breaches occurred. we e talking about breaching in some cases significant amount ofof steel, baba and metal." officials say it's not clear if the inmates had help.... ...but they believe a fight that broke out friday night may have been staged to delay discovery of their escape. i'm reid binion, reporting
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morning, a 50- thousand dollar reward is being offered. three dogs and basket of puppies are safe this morning. firefighters rescued the animals from a burning home in california. the fire might have been caused by clothing that caught fire whe thth home's furnaceeroke down. federal offices in washington are shut down for another day. that city is still trying to dig out this morning. plows have been working around- the-clock clear the e ajor roads in the nation's capital. people are also doing what they can -- clearing sidewalks and digging out their cars. a similar scene in brooklyn -- which was pummeled with more thaatwo feet of now. at least 41 people died because of the weekend storm. the effects of the storm are still being felt at airports. in new york -- a back log of flights and a traffic crash created a nightmare. cars were crawling along in bumper-to-bumper traffic for miles leading to and from the airport. some people even got out ann walkedd
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terminal so they didn't miss their flights. in one state, homes are teetering on the brink this morving -- because of storm damage. new video gives us a look at just how dangerous the situation is in california -- along the coast. storms have battered the coastlilie in pacifica. . trong tides and heavy waves are having a big impact. they're now in a state of emergency there. after taking a big hit last year - iowa's egg farms are sttrting to recover. the u-s department of agriculture says the population of iowa's laying hens is slowly climbing - but is still down about a third from this time st year. the bird flu killed millions of hens last summer. farmers replenished their flocks - but it should take most oduction again. the denver broncos are heading to super bowl 50. and in the land of cheeseheads -- one man's house stands out as a tribute to the broncos. that wowold surprise ann
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they don't like denver much after the broncos beat the packers in the super bowl many years ago. but evan kruegel tells us the homeowner in sheboygan -- isn't trying to upset anyone. there's a special reason for his packers country - sits a house donald kober is the man behind the job.... "lotta work" responsible for stripping, priming, and painting the entire house. he's heard it all - from neighbors who pass by. "you'd be surprised. i hear mostly, i's all good! the packer fans are reely ... you'd be really surprised how many packer fans like the denver broncos." but as it turns out - these colors weren't the original plan. just like his favorite sport - life can be tough to predict. "when we started painting, my wife was diagnosed with cancer. and the last three and a half months of her being here were rough." in the months after her passing - kober began adding orange - a tribute to his wife's favorite team.
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day." a way to pass the time with her gone. "every day... i miss hhr a whole lot" the final product now on display - a work kober knows she'd be proud of. "she'd like it, i know she'd like it." he admits he's also a packers fan ... and, in hindsight, he should've painted half the house green and gold, and the other half blue and orange. we still have a lot to get to this morning: they've takeedown number one and number three. monday night, the fourth ranked team comes to hilton. can iowa state do it again?
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he must've thought two other fans had the same request though... there will continue to be some travel headaches this morning, but we should continue to see improvement over the next few hours as the snow continues details coming up. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." 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 it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut downwn planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women...
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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 listenininto you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. today in america, ththtop 1/10 of 1% ownss almoststs much wealth as t t bottom 90%
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and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weathee team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: breezy today with flurries tracking through and tten drying out for the rest of the week. some of the snowfall totals we
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this morning include many reports of 1 to 2.5" inches with a few higher. this is what the iowa dot snowplow cams have been seeing this morning.... roads are improving, but still have many that are at least partially, if not completely, covered with snow and ice. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will show the same with improvement over the next few hours. temps are in the mid 20s righttnow with some upper 20s to the west, but chills are mainly in the low tomid teens with northwest winds 10-25 mph and expected to stay gusty today. the low will track through the great lakes today but we will keep a few flurries in the area,
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some blowing snow due to the winds. another disturbance will track to our north and keep some clouds over us for the next few days. highs today will only climb a few degrees due to the breezy northwest winds. mostly cloudy tonight, although we will have some clearing by morning allowing temps to low to mid teens and the winds will turn to the southwest tomorrow. they will be gusty for the afternoon, but should help us climb back into the upper 20s to low 30s. we will have mainly mid to upper 30s for the rest of the week until the next system tracks in late on saturday. a chance of rain and snow tracks in again on sunday with snow possible on
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30 inches of snow put the brakes on a lot over the weekend. but that didn't keep one west virginia doctor from etting to work. he just used his tractor. he plowed rough the snoww-- "we're wired to do this stuff, the weather, that's kind of what we do best." the 13-mile drive to work typically takes him about 15 minutes. but with that much snow on the grgrund... it took an hour. that's dedication. the time now is coming up -- she escapes her backyard to get a front row view of a race. but the view wasn't enough. she starts running... and running... and running. plus you don't see this every day in iowa. bullwinkle is spotted in one part of the state.
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epworth, martelle, maynard and all of eastern iowa it didn't look good early, but hilton c congress doesn't regulate wall stree.. wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that s sds most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field
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the cyclones win again. iowa state hosting number four kansas last night. the jayhawks had a seven point lead at the half, but the cyclones turned it up in the final 20 minutes. they would get their first lead of the game with nine minutes to . iowa statt would throttle kansas in the second half -- and go on to win 85-72. the cyclones have now won four in a row.( they've also beaten the top ranked team in the country this season -- along with the third and fourth ranked teams in this week's poll. it doesn't get much easier. iowa state goes to fifth-ranked texas a and m on saturday. the team ranked number three in this week's poll -- the iowa hawkeyes. it's the highest ranking for the program in almost 30 years. iowa goes to number eight maryland on thursday. a hockey fan scores big with special request. one young lady was hoping a player for columbus would score so her dad
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he came through. in fact, he scored three tiies. a similar request was made sunday for a different player -- who also had a goal. that means the "score and i get a puppy" kids are batting a thousand ss far. now to a surprise runner in a half- marathon. earlier this month, a dog turned up at the starting line of a race in alabama. the dog otted along wiwih runnrs for the entire 13- point-one-mile race. she competed without a human or a leash.... and finished in seventh place! she then went home and took a long nap. this is a rare sight for a western iowa man. a moose. a man from carroll, iowa got this video. he and his family saw the moose on the running through a field near manilla -- in wwstern iowa we expect super bowl tickets to be expensive... we just didn't know how pricey. the average resale price of a ticket to super bowl 50 between carolina and denver tops five thousand dollars. that's according to one ticket
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a pair of club seats near midfield already sold for 12-thousand dolls each --making them the most expensive seats sold soo far. here's a much more affordable ticket. the iowa state fair may be months away - but you can start getting excited. the fair announced its first show for the granstand concert series. dierks bentley will hit the granstand on monday august 15th. tickets for the show go on sale february 13th at ten that morning. it's still to come thihi morning: new hope ff those who suffer serious spinal cord injuries. that story when today in iowa continues.
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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. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world...
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to get every part of the job done. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. has that story. six years ago scott fedor dove off a dock and damaged his spinal cord... it left him paralyzed... while life hasn't been easy... he's grateful he lives in the medical mecca of cleveland... "someof the surgeries i had for some of the different devices
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studied with the consortium of hospitals i've been able to benefit from a lot of the athersys invented a stem cell therapy that may one day help spinal cord patients immediately after accident... he couldn't help but be hopeful... patients like him... "i think there's going to be a lot of learning thattcan be applieie down the road to helping chronic situations such as myself and others who have been living with some type of paralysis..." the treatment suppresses the body's immune system from causing additional inflammation that can be permanently damaging in a neurological injury... it's been tested in human stroke patients and shows promise, but it's cord patients... scott can't help bvt have faith... "i'm doin what i want to do, i'm just doing it from a chair for the time being and who knows if things continue to advance who knows i might be doing it from my feet pretty soon..." checking out storm track seven
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eileen has the forecast for us next.
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check 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.
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of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. breezy with flurries today and temperatures not changing much. we will warm up for the rest of the week, though with highs in with snow into monday. it's and coming up on today in iowa. an iowa woman credits a sink full of dishes for2saving her life after a bus crashes into her home... plus... families are receiving help today after their city's water was contaminated with lead. those stories coming when
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we've got you covered. th 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 eql pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actuallylyet ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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now o today in iowa... with less than a week to go, not only are the presidential candidates looking to show why they should win... they want the momentum of a win. plus... children are always warned to be aware of strangers. one case of stranger danger turns into a fiery, high speed chase. and a woman hasn't seen her biological father since she was toddler. we'll tell you how an unexpected together. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher.
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