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we're expecting snow later today.. how street crews are preparing... why some of the roads could be slicker than other and jeriann tells us how much we'll get. games postponed.. organizers of tonight's state football games say they didn't want to take any chances with the weather. we'll tell you when those match ups will happen. new overnight.. police are still looking for the person who ran a car into a house... then took off. it's friday november 20th..
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first on 13... we're waking up to the calm before the storm today. and that first significant snowfall of the year is creating a guessing game for some plow drivers this morning. "we just kinda plan for the worst and go from that. but planning for the worst for included pre- treating any of the roadways.... that's because the relatively warm temperatures and rainfall expected ... makes it a waste of time and money. but they say foregoing the salt back to haunt them... "then there's a possibility that the snow can turn to ice and then bond to the pavement." in that case, they say everything has been tested and
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unlike the d-o-t... the des moines public works department thinks pre-treating the roads will help. a dozen anti-icing trucks hit the roads yesterday. they've also altered some of their snow routes to match school bus routes... in hopes it will improve safety for drivers trying to get kids home from school. it's all amounting to what could be a sticky situation on the roadways... made worse because it is the first of the season. channel 13's josh nguyen joins us now live from des moines with the state patrol... to get you back into the swing of winter driving.
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hundreds of people are breathing a sigh of relief this morning that they
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won't be out needing those safe driving tips. the impending forecast caused the iowa high school athletic association to postpone tonight's state championship games. the big one would've had dowling fans traveling to cedar falls in the thick of the storm. safest thing for us to do...... scrap tomorrow simply because we don't want people to be in a situation that's unsafe instead, they'll play cedar rapids kennedy on monday... at 7 p.m. all tickets for tonight's games will be honored then. same goes for 1a and 2a... iowa city regina and hull western christian... then mount vernon versus spirit lake... an overnight hit and run gave some people on des moines' east side a rude awakening. it happened around 2 a-m in the
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police say the driver left the road, plowing their vehicle toward this house. you see some of the damage there. the car also knocked over a fire hydrant. we're told everyone inside is okay. the people in the car then took off running... they canvased the area searching for them... but have made no arrests at this point. a former lottery worker suspected of trying to rob the iowa lottery out of millions of dollars is in court today... eddie tipton, the former information security director for the multi-state lottery association was convicted of rigging the iowa lottery in an attempt to win 14.3 million dollars. police say video shows tipton buying the ticket at a des moines quicktrip. then last month police arrested him again... after investigators discovered he may have been brother and a friend in wisconsin and colorado. his brother says the man in the video is not tipton. this morning.
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terrorist attacks on paris are almost a week behind us now... but lawmakers are still talking this morning about how to avoid something similar in america... s/ speaker paul ryan, wisconsin :14"when we have indications that some of the paris bombers - one at least - may have come through the refugee routes, don't you think that common sense dictates we should take a pause and get this right?" speaker paul ryan spoke on the yesterday... and a bi-partisan group of lawmakers share his fears... 47-democrats joined nearly all republicans to overwhelmingly approve the "safe act." it requires the department of f-b-i... and the director of national intelligence to certify that any refugee from syria or iraq is not a danger. the plan now moves to the senate, where leaders say it won't be considered before next month. president obama says he will veto that if it reaches his desk. the f-b-i says there aren't any
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but that isn't stopping police from ramping up security. the university of iowa will do just that around kinnick stadium tomorrow... that means more squad cars at intersections -- and officers at gates. and iowa has adopted the n-f-l's clear bag policy. so if you plan carrying a bag or purse, you'll want to think again. david visin - ui interim public safety vice president "purses and bags will not be allowed in the stadium at this game. so, anything allowed like that needs to be put in a clear gallon-sized ziploc bag so they can bring it in the stadium." the university is also encouraging fans to arrive early. if you do bring an item that's not allowed inside the stadium -- you can check it for free at the nearby recreation building -- or take it back to your car. here are the specifics for what you can bring... clear tote bags no bigger than 14-inches by 14-inches... a one-gallon
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or a small clutch bag... no bigger than 6-and-half inches by 4-and-a half inches. of course, that game gets underway at 11 a-m tomorrow.... it's on espn2..channel 13 alum, chris hassel will be reporting for them from kinnick stadium... the hawks looking to reach 11-0, wrap up a perfect home season, clinch the west division title, preserve their shot at the college football playoff... it's a laundry list of achievements, all on the
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well coming up... nba stars
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did last night. and facebook has a solution for your heartache... that and more as we take a look at what'll be buzzing among the cubicles,
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welcome back... we're keeping you in the know with all things you need and may just want to know before you head out the door this morning. here's what'll be buzzing around the office today. :23 - :28 nats going to do the work... oh it's in nba madness came to a screeching halt last night.... the toronto raptors vs. utah jazz... in the 3rd quarter, trey burke
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steals the ball & throws up a shot but... doesn't perfectly wedged behind the backboard... he was able to get a broom... 2nd loves it. breakups in our social media age can be rough... but for those of you nursing a former flame.... facebook wants to help. a new breakup feature will pop up when you two part ways... officially. users get the option to limit what you can see of them... and what they can see of you -- posts, photos. and the ex... apparently won't know a thing. plus you can still look in on their profile... if you feel inclined. try this one on your boss this morning... showing up late for work... it means i'm
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sharper and more creative when i do get here. showing up late for work... it means i'm sharper and more creative when i do get here. but seriously, a london scientist says people who stay up later... and wake up later are better problem solvers. meanwhile early risers have lower brain activity. :15 - :22 you're going to be a grandparent... what what you want me to what? :31 - :36 you are going... to ... beach.. you are going to the beach :52 - 1:02 grandfather... i'm going to be a grandfather... i'm going to be a grandfather? takes off headphones this grandbaby already getting
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texas couple's creative pregnancy announcement is going viral.... mom and dad-to-be had them play the "whisper challenge", a lip-reading game where users wear noise-canceling headphones. grandma figured it out pretty quick... grandpa obviously needed a little more
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getting ready.. we're expecting snow later today.. how street crews are
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roads could be slicker than other and jeriann tells us how much we'll get. special call... a newton man says donald trump did call him. what he said, and what the man says it proves about the business-mogul. new overnight.. police are still looking for the person who ran a car into a house... then took off. it's friday november 20th..
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first on 13... that first significant snowfall some plow drivers this morning... they're tasked with deciding when to sweep... and when to treat... and the nature of today's storm is making that a hard decision. the department of transportation says it plans for the worst on these days... but planning for the worst so far has not included pre-treating the roadways.... that's because the relatively
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warm temperatures and rainfall expected ... makes it a waste of time and money. but they say foregoing the salt spreading... could always come back to haunt them... that is... if the snow turns to ice and starts sticking to the pavement. unlike the -do-t... the des moines public works department thinks pre-treating the roads will help. a dozen anti-icing trucks hit the roads yesterday. they've also altered some of their snow routes to match will improve safety
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an overnight hit and run gave some people on des moines' east side a rude awakening. it happened around 2 a-m in the 29-hundred block of east grand. police say the driver left the road, plowing their vehicle toward this house. you see some of the damage there. hydrant. we're told everyone inside is okay. the people in the car then took off running... they canvased the area searching for them... but have made no arrests at this point. 2016's republican front-runner is fresh off a talk with our political director dave price. donald trump joined us yesterday for our third and final iowa forum to talk job creation. trump boasted that he would be the country's greatest jobs president... and a newton man says trump's actions prove it. david mcneer was highlighted in a 60- minutes report about how the
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company financially wounded. says he got no calls from lawmakers get a call from mr. trump... asking what he could do to help. sots: donald trump - presidential candidate15:16:27--43 'i thought and that was when the whole event took place and what happened to the area. and i helped a lot of people in the town when i saw that because i felt badly. i didnt know i was going office. i didnt know that someday years the same people.' trump says he'll help the middle class by bringing back jobs from other countries and lowering taxes. trump won't be in des moines today... but seven of his competitors will... carly fiorina... ben carson... ted cruz... mike huckabee as well as rand paul... marco rubio and rick santorum descend upon the metro this morning. they'll gather around one table at a presidential family forum. that's at the community choice
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it's all amounting to what could be a sticky situation on the roadways... made worse because it is the first of the season. channel 13's josh nguyen joins us now live from des moines with the state patrol... to get you back into the swing of winter driving.
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a winter storm warning is in effect from 10 am friday to 6 am saturday along and north of highway 20. south of highway 20 and north of i-80 the winter storm warning starts at 2 pm friday and lasts until 6 am saturday. this is where we can expect the most snow to accumulate by saturday morning. some totals may be as high as 6-8". in the metro, snow likely will not begin until after 3 pm, with rain and even a rain snow mix possible at first.
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degrees in des moines which will delay the transition to snow, and even once all snow is falling, temperatures well above freezing will continue to melt and compact the snow, slowing accumulation. 2 to 5 inches of snow is likely in des moines, especially on grassy and elevated surfaces. the heaviest snowfall rates will fall around the evening commute, and will have a major impact on travel. winds of 20 mph will
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metro locations 600 block of
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and 1400 block of 55th street northbound -------------------------------- -------------------------------- ------ -------------------------------- ------------------------------- polk county locations 7200 northwest fisher lane in ankeny and 8800 northeast 112th
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our top story... an overnight hit and run gave some people on des moines' east side a rude awakening. police say the driver plowed their vehicle toward this house
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in the 29- hundred block of east grand. we're told everyone inside is okay. the people in the car took off running... police were not able to find them. the first significant snowfall is creating a guessing game for some plow drivers this morning... the department of transportation says it decided not to pre-salt the roadways.... that's because they think the warm temps and expected rainfall will wash it away. the d-o-t does think pre-treating the roads will help. their anti-icing trucks hit the roads yesterday. we're following a tense situation in mali this morning... the u-s and french embassies there have asked their citizens to take shelter. that's as at least 170 people are being held hostage at a hotel in the country's capital. reports say two armed men have locked in 140 hotel guests and 30 hotel employees. malian soldiers and u-n troops,
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have surrounded the hotel. no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. a former lottery worker suspected of trying to rob the iowa lottery out of millions of dollars is in court today... eddie tipton, the former information security director for the multi-state lottery association was convicted of rigging the iowa lottery in an attempt to win 14.3 million dollars. police say video shows tipton buying the ticket at a des moines quicktrip. then last month police arrested him again... after investigators discovered he may have been rigging lotteries for his brother and a friend in wisconsin and colorado. his brother says the man in the video is not tipton. his arraignment is scheduled for this morning. a long -anticipated guest returns to the metro today..... santa is back. he'll be at jordan creek for the first time this season today... this year parents can even reserve
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hundreds of people are breathing a sigh of relief this morning that they won't be on the roads. the impending forecast caused the iowa high school athletic association to postpone tonight's state championship games. the big one would've had dowling fans traveling to cedar falls in the thick of the storm. instead, they'll play cedar rapids kennedy on monday... at 7 p.m. all tickets for tonight's games will be honored then. same goes for 1a and 2a... iowa city regina and hull western christian... then mount vernon versus spirit lake... the 3-a teams settled their differences last night...the pella dutch, one win from back to back titles. they took on norwalk last night... and it's pella perfection again. dutch repeat, 31-17. if you plan carrying a bag to
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you'll want to think again. the university of iowa is ramping up security around kinnick stadium tomorrow following last friday's paris attacks... so ... only clear tote bags allowed... no bigger than a one-gallon plastic freezer bag.. or a small clutch... bag no bigger than 6-and-half inches by 4-and-a half inches. of course, that game gets underway at 11 a-m tomorrow.... it's on espn2..channel 13 alum, chris hassel will be reporting for them from kinnick stadium... the hawks looking to reach 11-0, wrap up a perfect home season, clinch the west division title, preserve their shot at the
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