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what we expected all along. it took nearly two weeks to determine who catered food to roosevelt high school... where dozens of teachers became sick. good evening. i'm sonya heitshusen and i'm dan winters. thanks for joining us. the taco meat contained a bacteria that sickened close to 60 teachers at roosevelt high last month... school was let out early the following day because of a staff shortage. the polk county department of health say hy-vee provided the meat but there is still no clear answer as to who is at fault... channel 13's jodi whitworth has this follow up. 393613 - personally ive always been leery about walking tacos ever since my kids were in little league it's all jokes now... but the des moines school district was dealing with a serious stomach bug on october 21 -st staff members picked up cooked taco meat from this hy - vee in windsor heights. 341821 - it was a little bit before noon. in fact the exact time was 11:39 according to a receipt 341821 - it was a little bit before noon. in fact the exact time was 11:39 according
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to a receipt the district's spokesperson phil rhoeder says the food sat out for about an hour before the teachers ate it. 353701 - the school simply put it into some sort of warming pan or roasting pans as you would to keep it warm for people hy - vee instists they did everything right -- saying quote " our internal review indicates the taco meat was prepared and stored properly while at our store. as you know, we can't control how food is handled after if leaves our store." tests reveal c. perfringens.... was found in the food... according to the polk county health department -- meat not served or refrigerated right away -- is a breading ground for bacteria. the bacteria is also often found when foods are prepared in large batches and kept warm for a longtime before serving. 105829 - we do know that this bacteria is one that is temperature sensitive. - nola ainger many can speculate who is at fault here... but the polk county health department says
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where the meat became infected 120619 - we cant speculate on that because there are so many periods of time where this could have happened. so we can't pinpoint an exact time where this bacteria started to make people sick - nola ainger meanwhile the districts says it will use this experience as a learning opportunity 374622 - this just serves as a good reminder about the importance of food safety and handling meat or any other food product properly jodi whitworth channel 13 news according to the iowa department of inspections and appeals, the windsor heights hy-vee has never had an incident like this before. hy vee says it's met with employees to reinforce proper food handling practices. a report from the state auditor's office shows a former state worker recieved about 23-thousand- dollars in improper payments. the special investigation looked into the department of administrative services' former chief legal counsel...ryan lamb. it found that lamb received more than 13-thousand-dollars in
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and benefits while on military leave and about 10-thousand-dollars in excess vacation payout. the auditor's report also found that lamb did not meet the experience requirements for the attorney position he held from december 2011 to march 2012. however, his resume was not on it couldn't be determined if he met requirements for other d-a-s positions. administrative services director janet phipps realsed this statement d-a-s director, the department has followed time sheet approval and proper documentation for new employees as recommended by the auditor. phipps added that d-a-s will work with legal counsel reimbursement. newton police need your help robbery. this photo was taken from surveillance video at the casey's on west 18-th street south. authorities say this masked man held up the convenience store just after 7-30 last night. police aren't saying how mcuh money he got away with.
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if you have any information you car asked to call police....officers say he is considered armed and dangerous. iowa residents hoping to voice their opinion about the proposed bakken pipeline could sign up to speak today. iowa utilities board is allowing people to talk during a hearing on november 12-th at the boone county fairgrounds. each speaker will get two minutes...and it will alternate between those for and those against the project. the lines will be open again tomorrow from 8 to 4-30 if you want to sign up you can call 515- 725-7300. new flood maps could be force countless iowans to buy flood insurance - something they've never had to do before. what's worse... some may not even find out about it until they get the bill channel 13's justin surrency explains why this is happening. with new technology comes a better understanding of who is most at risk for flooding...but with little notice and a history of staying dry during major flood events...clive homeowners are left amazed that now nearly 200 additional homes could be in a
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"if your home wasn't in a flood pain or never flooded before, it doesn't necessarily matter" nearly 200 clive residents attended wednesday night's clive community meeting to address new flood maps that fema has been drawing for the past 5 years for all of polk county... the map's were made to predict a 500 year flood event and which homes would in danger...clive residents say very little information has been given from fema explaining the reasons behind the change in flood zones across the state...residents were told flood insurance could average to about 2,000 dollars per year and in some cases drop the value of their homes by as much as 20% just by being in a flood plain... many in attendance were hoping to have concerns addressed but fema representatives failed to appear at the meeting... they say because of fema's silent approach, countless residents in cities such as des moines, urbandale and west des moines and throughout the state may soon
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learn they have flood insurance when the bill shows up at their door... "the federal government doesn't even require a meeting like last night so you may not hear about it through other cities but this is happening throughout iowa" "fema is that bully, fema's decided to effect 200 homes in clive that's what we are concerned about immediately but fema is doing this throughout polk county silently." clive officials are looking into a program communities can apply for called the community rating system which can discount flood insurance for homeowners...the 90 day appeal time frame has not been set by fema at this time but all homeowners will be offered the opportunity to contest the new maps... the little bit of rain that we saw today didn't cause any
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bring some cold weather with it. we'll head over to chief meteorologist ed wilson for a first look at the forecast. we at w-h-o are giving you a
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candidates directly. we are putting on a series of town hall events later this month. donald trump, ben carson and bobby jindal have agreed to answer your questions. we offered candidates from both parties the opportunity to participate...but these are the only three who agreed. if you want to know more about attending the town halls or submitting questions, go to our website...who- tv-dot-com. one of the state's biggest employers was threatening to
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plant. but thanks to some added incentives.... state leaders were able to keep them here. how much money kraft heintz will be getting from tax breaks...and why some workers will still loose their jobs. next week the iowa wrestling team will be grappling on the gridiron. later in sports how coach tom brands is preparing. the kraft-heinz plant in davenport is the 7-th largest
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which means if they clos... thousands will be out of jobs. today the the iowa economic development authority board gave kraft heinz more than 4-point-7 million dollars in tax credits and loan forgiveness to keep them in the state. the company had already agreed to stay and build a new plant.... however it will still be cutting hundreds of jobs. megan noe explains. representatives from kraft heinz met briefly with davenport workers wednesday afternoon... announcing plans to close this plant... and build a brand-new one. 'they informed us that this plant is outdated, they wanna move to more efficient manufacturing.' the company says it hopes to build a state-of-the-art facility in the eastern iowa industrial center... near i-80 and northwest boulevard. just hours later... davenport aldermen ... signed off on an economic incentive package the company says would keep at least a third of the 14-hundred workers now at the davenport plant. near i-80 and northwest
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boulevard. just hours later... davenport aldermen ... signed off on an economic incentive package the company says would keep at least a third of the 14-hundred workers now at the davenport plant. that's 475 full-time jobs. 'were doing all we financially can at this point to keep them here, about 10 million dollars in tif financing.' mayor bill gluba says its the best possible outcome... from a bad situation. 'people can complain about it, but we dont make the decision. corporate america makes the decision on where they wanna locate a plant and were trying to keep at least a brand new part of it here in davenport and our industrial park.' kraft heinz reps say they dont have final designs yet... so they won't say exactly how many jobs there will be at the new plant. 'not yet. were working through all of those details right now and as we know, get more details, well share that with the folks in our workforce first.' and union leaders remain cautiously optimistic about the outlook... 'nobody knows. and everybody is very concerned; a lot of people are scared when they hear the number 475, but that number 475 does not mean a thing.' and it leaves workers waiting to
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learn their futures.. kraft heinz representatives weren't sure how soon construction could begin, but they plan to shift production to the new facility over the next two years.
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jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he got the nickname veto corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' because there will be change.
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hey, is that it? i think that's it. oh! go amanda! we love you!
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples
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where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. in nine days, the iowa hawkeyes wrestle outdoors. usually if i want to see outdoor wrestling, i have to walk into my front yard and say, "hey kids. knock it off!". unless it's too cold, too much snow, or too much rain, there should be
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25 thousand fans at kinnick stadium. for hawkeye coach tom brands, it's a first chance to see what this year's team offers. what a day coming up a week from saturday at kinnick stadium. the hawkeyes host national power oklahoma state in wrestling, and then that night, the should be still undefeated hawkeye football team hosts its first night game since knocking off pitt on the final play in september. fred hoiberg's gone, but interest in cyclone basketball is not. the cyclones set a new record for season tickets. isu athletics director jamies pollard tweeted this morning the new record for men's bsketball: 12 thousand 173. isu turned people away. the previous record was
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11, 880. the cyclones start the season in the top ten, ranked #7 by the associated press and coaches. mike warren grew up in lawton, oklahoma. he can't wait to take on the sooners saturday. warren needs just 46 yards, and he'll be the first iowa state running back to reach one thousand in a season in six years. warren is just a freshman too. right now he's the big 12's second leading rusher, just 20 yards behind baylor's shock linwood. warren comes across as so humble, he sounds like he can't quite believe how good he is. ty darlington oklahoma senior center warren and the cyclones play at oklahoma saturday night. oklahoma is a 25 point favorite. the iowa wild know how to draw a
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give area students a chance to take a hockey field trip. more than ten thousand school kids made the bulk of a record crowd, 11500. the event is called wild about education. it's part of character counts, and the wild played along. no fights today. bonus points for the gremlins reference. the kids made plenty of noise,
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goal, which mig dear future, life is good. no, great. i'm like, a man. only better. but even though i know everything, i still feel like you could surprise me. like that skateboard incident with the squirrel. but life is sweet now.
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hey, what could go wrong? it's you and me all the way, future.
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vanna: you could win a fabulous vacation to hawaii tonight on... wheel... of... fortune! jim: ladies and gentlemen,
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