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long lines for 39 cents a gallon gas. and rachel maddow gets to the heart of the water crisis in flint, michigan. "early today" starts right now. with fourays until the iowa caucuses and donald trump is still not participating in the fox news debate tonight. host bill o'reilly pleaded with him to reconsider. >> will you just consider, yub want you to consider, all right, think adout it, say look, i might come back -- well, even though you and i had an agreement that you wouldn't ask me that, which we did, i will therefore forget that yousked me that. >> o'reilly also t ted to play the religion card but trump wouldn't have any of it. >>in your christian faith
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giveinousgive giveness giveness. don't you think that's the right thin to do? >> it it probably is but it's called an eye for an eye, i guess. >> no, no, no. if you're the christian, the eye for the eye rule goes out. turning the other cheek. right here. >> you're taking this much more seriously than i am. i'm going to have a wonderful time tomorrow night at 9:00 at drake university. >> so, tonigig it's the donald going up against the rest of the gop candidates in the fox debate scheduled for the same time a a separate event. meanwhile ted cruru is doubling down on his challenge, asking his twitter followers to tell him to accept #ducking dodold. and from the cruz campaign web page, which shows donald trump's head superimposed on scrooge
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super pack supporting crews offering a donation of $1.5 million to charities committed to helping veterans. and "ted cruz wants to debate me again. can we do it in canada?"?" >> and katy terr. >> reporter: trump possibly betting at the risk of a no show is better than the risk of a poor performance. inin response, trump's opponents are piling on, ted cruz not so subtly tweeting that trump's a coward. and iowa, locales want to get it over with. >> i don't think he's credible candidate. i wouldn't vote for himf he was the only one running. >> more drama, more pech lnt behavior.
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deciding between trump and bush, says he's had enough. >> i don't need it at this point. >> if trump is running a risk, it's that soso voters i in iowa are going to say this is immature but that's relatively small, especially for people who are supportingrump who will see this as a move of strength. >> reporter: and there's still little signs the campaign has followed through on its get out the vote effort. turning now to the democrats and the increasingly close race between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. sterdayhe vermont sanders took time off to a private meeting with president obama. and afterwards, spoke with nbc's lest holt. >> it was a private nversation but if there's anyone in the world who understands what campaigning in iowa and new
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putting together an extraordinary grass roots movement that took him to victory, that is barack obama. >> and he went on to ad that his success in iowa is winning and he'll do that if there's a large voter turn out. and he's hosting a nonsanctioned debate this week and bernie sanders is noteady too commit to that debate yet. hillary clinton says that she is in. >> look, i'm ready for the debate and i hope senator sanders will changee hisis mind andnd join us. and i think that the campaign should be able to work this out. i've said for a long time that i would be happy to have moree debates and i hope we can get this done. >> now to the latest in the occupation of that oregon wildlife refuge. this morning few antigovernment activists remain at the refuge.
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facility with a series of check points. their leader sent this message through his attorney. >> to those remaining that refuge, i love you. let us take this fight from herere please standnd down. >> nbc's so i fryjoe fryer has more >> reporter: authorities are tightening their grip around the wildlife refuge, blocking roads and some remain not giving up on their armed occupation. >> peaceful resolution is what you keepep heariri and that's what we expect. >> reporter: but many of the group's leaders are now occupying a jail cell. some were ststped boo iy the fbi and state police. one vehicle drove off and hit a snow bank and then finiken emerged brandishing a firearm. he was killed.
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arm and survived. several including the bundy brothers appeared in court facing charges. and one had just returned home to see his family. three and half w%eks have past since the aed group took control of the wildlife refuge and now they say those remaining need to pack up and go and they won't be arrested. >> if the people on the refuge want to leave, they're free eto do so. and officer indicted on excessive force charges. caught on surveillance video in 14, derrick price was arrested on a drug warrant and in the footage appears to surrender, at no point resisting the arrest but five deputies are seen kicking him repeatedly. he faces up to 10 years in
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resigned. by the end oof today, walmart will have shut down nearly all of its stores scheduled for closing, many in sml towns. here to one of the many communities that will struggle leaves. >> reporter: in tiny oriental no^th carolina, population 900, everything changed when the giant came to town. >> it was bad. i mean, immediately it effected us. >> it kills me. >> reporter: for 44 years her family ran a grocery store here and then a walmart express came along and she closed her stores. >> i feel it's very malicioio of em to leave this town in the state it's in. >> reporter: turning oriental into a food desert without a
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>> anybody here thatt wants to buy an onion has to drive a 40 mile round trip. >> reporter: the company plans to open 300 new locations around e world, closing stores is never an easy decision he says but it is necessary to keep the company strong and positioned for the future. >> they weren't really in the ght location and the product mix just wasn't right. >> reporter: rebecca anderson was laid off when walmart opened up near the mom and pop store. >> we were all about the people and they were all about us and when walmart came, we were no more. >> reporter: many wondering what will fill the void now that giant is leaving town. >> all right, it's thursday. you made it most of the way through the week. bill karins is here. >> all eyes on florida once again.
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rain, a f f isolated tornados, winds 90 to 100 miles per hour. and we're going to watch the storms, again, isolated risk of severe storms. there are lightning strikes not far from the keys. and then we'll get another line this afternoon. so, a marginal risk of s sere weather and then all down through the keys. so, isolated, severe weather, just like yesterday. and looks like fort meyers, will time y y out, the worst of it around noon to 1:00 p.m. and then we'll continue to watch the line down towards west palm beach as we go throughout your late afternoon, if we g g isolated tornados, likely near the miami area. so, keep an eye to the sky and your local nbc station as we go throughout to the earlyly e ening today. and the cold front will be gone by 8:00 p.m.
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montana, nice little january thaw. now a clolor look at youruray aheaea well, the temperatures are beautiful in the southeast today. it's hard to believe it was snowing and wintry last week where today it will be in the 50s. even 27 at fargo this time of year is above average. no cold shots on the way. ddle of the country, pretty big storm for you next week. big earnings and a few mood changes ahead for facebook. plus, want to own a brand new delorean. we'll tell you how next.seizing opportunity. so i'm going to take this opportunity to go off script. so if i nna go to jersey and check out shotsy tuccerelli's portfolio,o, what's it to you? or i'm a scottish mason whose assets are made of stone like me heart. papa! you're no son of mine! or perhaps it's time to seize the day.
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focus on a vietnamese gang active in westminstere. >> around 250 law enforcement officers are searching for the three violent inmates, one of whom has been called animal lector from "silence of the lambs." because he's accused of torching a victim with a blow torch. in texas one generous gas station had gas for 39 cents. we haven't seen prices that low since 1969. governor rick snyder said replacing the city's pipes is not on his short term agenda. residents are desperate for
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and first rachel maddow talked about the economic impacts with a master plumber. >> part of the problem is replacing that service line. how big a job is that? >>or something like this, probably three to five grand just to get the new line in there. without an upstairs, ruffle aoughly $4,000. and the plumbing will cost more than you could sell your house for. >> a pediatrician who helped expose the elevated led levels in children. [ applause ] >> you can hear the way she's viewed in this town. [ applause ] >> if we don't act for these kids now, we will see those consequences in 10, 15, 20 years. >> democracy needs to be restored in flint. when you're elected you are supposed to speak up and speak out on behalf of the people that
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>> we're going to do everything human possibly federally to help. however, it does not take the place of the state. the state has a rainy day fund. they caused it, they have to step up and fix this. >> democratic senators in congress say they plan too ad an amendment to an energy bill currently being considered. the delorean is coming back to the future. a facilityy in humboldt, texas will start manufacturing it for the it first time in three decades, using refurbished parts. a new model will cost just under $100,000. the first car expected to be completed in 2017. and soon users of facebook will have morere ways to express
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leading the new in the los angeles times, orange county sheriff's deputy loses ar 15 rifle. it was lost on tuesday after it was placed on the lidof the patrol car's trunk. the shsht started around 7:00 p.m. and noticed it was missing nearly eight hours later. anyone with information is asked to call the department. and australian accused of
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they discussed setting the kangaroo lse on police officers. he was inspired by the islamic state. he pleas not guilty to the charges. the university of missouri professor who tried to block a reporter from a campus protest has been suspended pending further investation. click, who called for muscle, has also been charged with assault. one 99-year-old lady didn't think it was adorable when she woke up screaming to banana on her chest. it's native to south american rain forests snuck into her home monday night. it's been returned to its rightful owner. this time today the challenger claiming the lives of
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here's how it was reported. >> reporter: it was a bitter cold but sparkling cold morning. here that last seconds of the countdown. >> three, two, one, and lift off. and it has cleared the tower. >> reporter: all the communications between shuttle and mission control showed t tt it was going fine. there was much relief that it was finally on its way. >> three good fuel cells. engine is tlaut throttling up. reporter: it happened under e m mute into flight. >> velocity 125 per feet per second. nine nautical miles.
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control, silence. then bland, chilling report. >> we have a report from the flight deignynamics officer that it has exploded.
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be done atgot you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa: raising the stakes. another republican candidate wants to debate donald trump... and she's making a seven- figure offer. plus, a mess along -- and in - the mississippi. a train derails near the iowa minnesota border. and grab your nickels and dimes. pocket change might be enough to fill up the car in one city. if you thought gas prices were already cheap -- wait ntil you see what happened there. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist kyle kiel.
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