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inching closer... 2016's presidential face-off could grow by one. what we should know by the end of the week. and which contender is spending today in the hawkeye state. merging services,, which two metro communities are thinking about combining their fire departments. and what it would mean for people living in those towns. close call... where firefighters were called out overnight... and how they stopped a fire from destroying a home. it's monday october 19th, today
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it is going to be windy and warm today with highs around 80. a red flag warning will be in place for all of central iowa from 10am until 7pm. it will be to dangerous to burn anything. temperatures will stay close to 70 the rest of the week. there is a chance for a spotty light rain shower on tuesday and
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first on 13... an overnight fire has kicked a family out of its home. it started around one a-m this morning. that was on blue stem road in norwalk. when crews arrived, flames were rising from the back porch. authorities say it started on a grill that sparked... then quickly spread to the entire porch area. crews from west des moines had to be called in to help. everyone was able to get out of the house safely. a grill was also likely the culprit behind what filled downtown newton with smoke last night. fire officials believe a fire started at the panda garden restaurant. they think the fire started in the grill area of the restaurant and spread to neighboring buildings. crews from baxter, collins, and newton all responded. the building sustained fire, smoke and water damage. everyone inside was able to get out safely... meanwhile two area fire departments are looking to
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consolidate their flame fighting efforts. fire crews in clive and windsor heights are considering a merger that has residents wondering what it all means for them. channel 13's josh nguyen is covering the story this morning. he joins us now from clive. the city of clive is hosting a public meeting and presentation to invite feedback from clive residents and businesses on the proposed fire/ems merger. the meeting to provide the public with more information and gather input will be held on monday, october 19 from 5:30 pm. - 7:00 p.m. at the dymond public safety center, 8505 harbach blvd. following the
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it's shaping up to be an important week for hillary clinton. meanwhile ... the republican presidential candidates focus on trying to get an edge on donald trump. brian mooar has the political update from washington. today, democratic frontrunner hillary clinton is prepping for a house hearing on benghazi that she says is motivated by politics. super burned in
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presidential candidate :09-:14"i don't know that i have very much to add. this is after all the eighth investigation." house republicans say the hearing isn't about her last name. super burned in / chairman, house benghazi cmte :17- :22"we've already talked to fifty people not named clinton. we're going to talk to another couple of dozen not named clinton." at a north texas presidential forum featuring six gop candidates ... clinton was an easy target. presidential candidate :28- :35"hillary clinton's rational for her candidacy seems to be that she's a woman." it was a stage for showcasing conservative credentials. presidential candidate :39- :43"when god fixes a problem, he doesn't just do a painjob; he fixes it from the inside." esidential candidate :44-:52"in public life today, is so important to bele to pray and to think about things calmly because the world s beenrned asunder." it was also an opportunity tosge donald trump - theontrunner w dn't attend, but ill dominates the republican ce. dio outcue: briamooar, nbcnews, washington. meanwhe ... we're still aiting word whether vice esident joe biden will or won't jump into the race. that meanwhile ... we're still awaiting word on whether vice president joe biden will or won't jump into the race. that decision is expected to come
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several other presidential candidates head to iowa this week. democrat bernie sanders will be at william penn in oskaloosa this morning. that event begins at 11 and is open to the public. republican christie christie goes to newton wednesday. republican ted cruz is in atlantic friday. republican bobby jindal goes to waukee friday. and republican ben carson holds an event in ames saturday. lots of tired legs and sore feet this morning in des moines... the imt des moines marathon had thousands lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete yesterday morning. the race went through downtown... starting and finishing on the locust street bridge. runners got to chose between a full marathon, a half marathon or a marathon relay. for those who weren't running themselves... it was still a sight to see. 14:55:30 - 14:55:39 oh amazing because i know i couldn't do it... takes a lot of guts to do... more than 8-thousand people
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more than 8-thousand people participated in the run this year. meanwhile people in eastern iowa took to the pavement for a different reason. ... running to raise awareness of bullying. they gathered in bettendorf yesterday. the event was hosted by ''pete the purple bull,' a nationally known anti-bullying symbol. it's all in honor of national bully prevention month. the goal is to remind people of the damage bullying can do... and the importance of being respectful. sot cg kim rilye-quinn program director, qc united 35:23 we really need to make it a part of the conversation everyday. not so much bullying but it's more about how are treating each other. you know. a reminder everyday, are you being kind you know to your neighbor? uh that sort of thing. 35:38 quad cities united and alcoa sponsored the 5-k race. more than 70 people attended. the iowa hawkeyes pull into their bye week in perfect
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undefeated and up in the polls again. after saturday's win over northwestern the hawks have jumped to number 12. it's their highest ranking in years. things looked bleak early on in saturday's game when jordan canzeri left with an ankle injury. but akrum wadley was "johnny on the spot".. he ran wild for 204 yards and 4 touchdowns. the hawks stacked forty points onto the overwhelmed wildcats. the hawks now have a chance to heal as they take a full week off before hosting maryland a week from saturday. meanwhile cyclones falling to the one of the leaders in the a-p poll. saturday night they fell to number four ranked t-c-u. they managed a tie game... 14 to 14 in the first quarter. and even led by a touchdown... but in the end, it was the horned frogs... 45 - 21. tcu falls in the poll for the second straight year after routing the cyclones. next up for the cyclones... baylor...
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who comes in second in the a-p
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it is going to be windy and warm today with highs around 80. a red flag warning will be in place for all of central iowa from 10am until 7pm. it will be to dangerous to burn anything. temperatures will stay close to 70 the rest of the week. there is a chance for a spotty light rain shower on tuesday and wednesday. the best chance for
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coming up next, david geiger joins us with this morning's agribusiness report. plus... a festival rooted in fun... turned chaotic and deadly. the hunt for the florida zombicon gunman today. and it's the world's most famous clock.
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why people in london are concerned big ben could go silent... and what needs to be done to
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d other comment qsts. december 31st is theadline for compliance with e policy change.it is going to be windy and warm today with highs around 80. a red flag warning will be in place for all of central iowa from 10am until 7pm. it will be to dangerous to burn anything. temperatures will stay close to 70 the rest of the week. there is a chance for a spotty light rain shower on tuesday and
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our top story... an overnight fire has kicked a family out of its home. it started around one a-m this morning. that was on blue stem road in norwalk. when crews arrived, flames were rising from the back porch. authorities say it started on a grill that sparked... then quickly spread to the entire porch area. crews from west des moines had to be called in to help. everyone was able to get out of the house safely. a search is underway in florida this morning... that's after a shooter opened fire at a crowded festival.... turning a normally enjoyable event chaotic police in fort myers, florida
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are searching for whoever was behind a deadly shooting at an annual zombie themed festival. the shooting left one person dead and five more injured saturday. people in the philippines are dealing with the after effects of a powerful typhoon this morning. the storm hit land yesterday destroying homes and displacing ten- thousand people. it dumped rain measured in feet, causing flooding that led to dramatic resuces. rain and winds up to 150 miles per hour damaged roads and bridges and toppled power lines. and the storm could hang around for three days. a long-awaited announcement for drone users today.... a new plan announced today will require operators to register their aircraft with the department of transportation. more details will be shared at today's announcement. the change stems from recent close calls between drones and commercial airliners. and a landmark across the
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big ben, the legendary london clock tower, could soon go silent. that's unless millions of dollars in repairs are not made soon. some british politicians are concerned about the state of its signature bells.... and the price tag for refurbishing... could top 45-million dollars. still ahead... the university of iowa is in line to get still ahead... the university of iowa is in line to get a big gift... but this one was no surprise... coming up, when a long-awaited expansion into a-i-b's territory gets going. and what it means for the buildings on des moines' campus.
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