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paul ryan is the last downtown farmer's market is this saturday. but organizers say they have something planned for the winter months. debate break down.. the highlights... and why the caniddates are criticising the moderator. plus.. which campaign is headed to des moines today. new overnight.. police are investigating two seperate hit and run accidents that happened minutes apart. it's thursday october 29th.. today in iowa starts now. it is going to be cold and windy again today. there is a chance for a few flurries along the iowa/minnesota border this morning. friday evening is beggar's night. skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will be in the 50s for trick or treating. rain moves across the state early saturday morning. it looks warm and dry next week. we'll be back
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first on 13... two people were hit by vehicles in des moines overnight. the scene. both happened within about 15 minutes of each other... but are not connected. the first happened just before side. that was at southwest 9th and police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian... and then sped away.. no word on the person's condition at this time. then just 15 minutes later... another. that was in the 54-hundred block of aurora avenue. that's near the "village at westchester" apartment complex. police say a person was hit there medics responded to the scene... but it's unclear if the victim was taken to the hospital. we'll keep you updated as we hear more on these stories throughout the newscast. this morning police are searching for the person who
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des moines high school. it happened yesterday afternoon just across the street from east high school. callers heard shots at the saint paul lutheran church there. administrators put the school on lock down for 7 minutes while officers investigated. no one was injured. police say they have located a vehicle connected to the shooting... but so far no arrests have been made. police in urbandale are searching for two men accused of stealing hundreds of dollars of merchandise from a hy vee store. the two were spotted by security cameras leaving the store earlier this month. in their piled-high carts... toilet paper... kitchen appliances... all totaling to more than 12-hundred dollars. police believe the men took off in this dark colored honda pilot suv if you have any information, call polk county crime stoppers at 515-223- 1400 the last weekend of october is upon on us and that means the downtown farmers market will be wrapping up. channel 13's josh nguyen is live
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preview of what the final weekend will be like. and josh, it sounds like they
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"the farmers' market it so excited about bringing a grocery store into downtown. the mix-use and the apartment will bring more people to live downtown when the development is done. to have a grocery store to support downtown that's really exciting. we are great partners with hyvee and we intend to continue
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it is going to be cold and windy again today. there is a chance for a few flurries along the iowa/minnesota border this morning. friday evening is beggar's night. skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will be in the 50s for trick or treating. rain moves across the state early saturday morning. it looks warm and dry next week. we'll be back in the 60s by
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republican presidential candidates are back at it today after their third debate last night. and the consensus the morning shows it was a strong night for candidates not at the top... but the bottom of the pile. tracie potts has more from washington. donald trump's slipping poll numbers opened the door for underdogs like john kasich: presidential candidate"we can't elect somebody who can't do the job." presidential candidate"he said 'oh i'm never going to attack' but then his poll numbers tank. he's got very - that's why he's on the end." jeb bush and marco rubio got into it over rubio's missed senate votes: presidential candidate"you should be showing up to work. i mean literally, the senate, what is it like a french work week?" presidential candidate"somebody convinced you that attacking me is going to help you." the most consistent attack... and strongest audience reaction...
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"let's be honest: is this the comic book version of a campaign?" presidential candidate"that's not a very nice question." presidential candidate"why not talk about issues people care about?" presidential candidate"we have isis and al qaeda attack us and we're talking fantasy football?" dr. ben carson told us afterward he thought this debate was light on the issues. the audience didn't like some of his questions either: presidential candidate" see, they know."cnbc's economy debate covered tax reform.. medicare.. social security and the current fight in washington over spending and raising the debt limit: presidential candidate"this is the unholy alliance people need to know about." presidential candidate"somebody is taking it in the teeth - and it's not wall street." carly fiorina defended her business decisions: presidential candidate"i will besides the media, the republicans most consistent target: hillary clinton. audio outcue: tracie potts, nbc news, washington. one of those contenders will be
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bobby jindal heads to des moines this evening. he'll be at the fort des moines museum for a town hall meeting. that begins at six p-m. turning on the tap is about to get pricier for people in des moines. 15:58-16:08 the water is a dirty as its ever been and for us to be able to clean it and deliver it to you safely means weer spending more in energy, chemicals and labor and those costs are being passed on to you... this week des moines water works approved a 10-percent rate hike. that will cost water customers... on average... an additional 30- dollars per year. the increase takes effect in april. waterworks says this is to compensate for the cost of cleaning the increasingly dirty water from the raccoon river. the rate hike comes one month after the water works board
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figure bonus for general manager bill stowe. according to local business records stowe will get a half-million dollars if he stays there until 20-20. the blank children's hospital is showing off that its tiniest patients are truly fighters... a few nurses came up with the idea to make super hero costumes for the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit. there's superman, batman, robin, wonder woman and thor. the costumes include capes and skirts. the nurses say it took a lot of work to get all the costumes done...but it was worth it. 10:43:22-10:43:36 we just wanted to give the families a normal fun experience. they over come obstacles... involve the families with a fun day. the families even got to bring the tiny costumes home.... as a memento of their
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and we have a cute baby of our own to ooh and aah over... one week after baby k... another newsroom bundle of joy. take a look... stephanie moore gave birth to a baby boy around ten tuesday night.. his name, sawyer douglas. sawyer weighs in at seven pounds, four ounces. stephanie says everyone is healthy... and overjoyed.
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and kids are ready to put on their costumes and head out for trick or treating. but first... one organization wants to send out a reminder to parents about costumes and safety. what
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it is going to be cold and windy again today. there is a chance for a few flurries along the iowa/minnesota border this morning. friday evening is beggar's night. skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will be in the 50s for trick or treating. rain moves across the state early saturday morning. it looks warm and dry next week. we'll be back in the 60s by
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dressing up for halloween is
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but some costumes can be dangerous if parents aren't careful. the reminder one group wants to send out before trick or treating... and why they say it's all about
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our top story... two people were hit by vehicles in des moines overnight. both happened within about 15 minutes of each other... but are not connected. the first... just before midnight on des moines' south side. that was at southwest 9th and maxwelton drive police say a vehicle hit a
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pedestrian... then sped away.. the second was in the 54-hundred block of aurora avenue. police say a person was hit there near the "village at westchester" apartment complex. no word on their conditions this morning. we'll let you know as we hear more. republican white house hopefuls are fresh off their third debate this morning. they faced off last night in colorado. questions focused on economic policies. things got heated at one point... texas senator ted cruz taking aim not at his competition but the moderators for being biased against republicans. we can probably agree one of the best parts of being a kid is dressing up on halloween and heading out to collect candy. but as parents... it's important to make sure those costumes don't get but as parents... it's important to make sure those costumes don't get in the way of a safe night.
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storm troopers haven't always been known as the brightest stars in the galaxy... "i will destroy you!" maybe it's because their armor made it difficult to see where they were going! "i can't see a thing in this helmet!" inspired by the upcoming star wars movie..... d-i-y websites are full of instructions on making storm trooper halloween masks for kids... "all you need are some milk cartons... a sharpie... maybe a glue gun... and 800 easy steps later -- you might get something that looks like this, if you're lucky. safety experts say -- it's not worth the trouble." masks impair vision... meaning trick-or- treaters may not see oncoming cars. safe kids worldwide says that translates into a scary annual rise in
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kids killed in car accidents. "on halloween night, we see the number of fatalities actually double compared to any other night of the year." drivers may not be able to see kids... especially if they're wearing costumes like this one called "the invisible kid." it's a body suit that completely covers a child in black cloth... making them blend into the night. the consumer product safety commission suggests givingow sticks to kids in darker stumes. nd also, line the costumes th something li reflective tape - thestumes or the trick or treat bags." keepinks safe this lloween is the best treat of all... and anyway ... little storm troopers can be cuter without masks. erika wards, nbc news.fety experts also recommend king sure costumes aren't too ng to avoid trips and falls. all that costume perfecting will cost americans some major bucks. retail experts say the average american will spend about 74 dollars on halloween this year. that all totals to about seven billion dollars nation-wide. and two billion of that will go to
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it is going to be cold and windy again today. there is a chance for a few flurries along the iowa/minnesota border this morning. friday evening is beggar's night. skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will be in the 50s for trick or treating. rain moves across the state early saturday morning. it looks warm and dry next week. we'll be back in the 60s by
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