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news at noon front door open good afternoon, thanks for joining us. i'm megan reuther. two people were sent to the hospital after the driver of a truck lost control on interstate 80 and crashed on east 14th street. officers say the driver of a white pickup truck crossed three lanes of traffic on i-80 and then went into a ditch on east 14th street. the truck then traveled over both lanes on east 14th and hit another white pickup truck. it happened around nine this morning. the drivers of both trucks were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. officers aren't certain what caused the driver to lose control on i-80. 1:18:14:14-1:18:31:22 "what might of caused it, it could of been a medical condition it could be the wind, it's terribly windy out right now...we're just very
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involved here..." one southbound lane of east 14th was closed off so police could investigate. interstate 35 south of the metro is back open after a semi-rolled over during this morning's commute. this accident happened on i-35 south of cumming around 7 this morning. northbound lanes between exits 56 and 65 were closed for a few hours. the iowa state patrol says the driver of the semi was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. midamerican energy is checking a gas leak this afternoon. crews were sent to 307 southwest thornton around 11 this morning. a contractor on the scene says he dug into a service line going into the house and that the gas has been shut off at the house.
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because there was no emergency or hazard. they expect to have the problem fixed soon. north korean leader kim jong un claims the country has developed a hydrogen bomb, a step up from the less powerful atomic bomb. keir simmons reports. this is thought to be the first time north korea's leader has claimed that his nation has developed a hydrogen bomb. just weeks ago he issued an equally belligerent statement that he could attack the u.s. at any time. while a hydrogen bomb would be a significant step forward from the less powerful atomic bomb, producing a much stronger blast. supreme leader has been on a sabre the international community, repeatedly making threats. last month north korea staged the biggest military parade in its history, though there did not appear to be any new weapons. while a year ago, computer hackers attacked sony over its movie the interview, a comedy about a plot to assassinate north korea's leader. the u.s. responded by imposing further sanctions on north korea. so far this morning, there's no comment from the state department on this
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with suspicion by many experts, just rhetoric some say. s/ keir simmons/ nbc news/ london, england :56-1:09 "the aim perhaps to send a message the country will not abandon it's nuclear weapons and to force the international community to recognize north korea's nuclear status, something washington of course says it will never do. back to you." president obama signed legislation aimed at overhauling the "no child left behind" education initiative today. "no child left behind" was first approved in 2002 during george w. bush's presidency. but critics on both sides of the aisle have long argued the initiative gave too much power to washington in controlling state education policy. under the new measure, state and local officials will have greater power in determining how to respond to
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year... 83 percent of iowa schools were labeled as "failing" after not meeting n - c - l - b benchmarks. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to jeriann ritter at the science center. ad lib wx quick the family leader announced this
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ad lib wx quick the family leader announced this morning that the group would not endorse a presidential candidate prior to the iowa caucus. but, the president of the influential evangelical christian organization bob vander plaats is endorsing ted cruz.
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state capitol this morning . the social conservative figurehead endorsed mike huckabee in 2008 and rick santorum in 2012. both of whom went on to win the iowa caucuses in those years. and the presidential race is heating up with donald trump still on everyone's minds. peter alexander has the latest. donald trump again threatening gop bosses with a third party bid. "if they don't treat me with a certain amount of decorum and respect, if they don't treat me as the frontrunner, by far the frontrunner, if the playing field is not level, then certainly all options are open." and, trump remains unapologetic. "i am the least racist person that you have ever met." for the first time since trump ignited this latest firestorm... ... president obama -- commemorating the end of slavery -- took a swipe at his loudest critic. "our freedom is bound up with others, with the freedom of others, regardless of
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trump's provocative words are also sparking condemnation worldwide. "mr. donald trump..." britain's parliament will consider a petition calling for trump to be banned from the u-k after hundreds of trump's postponed trip to israel, meeting with benjamin netanyahu prime minister publicly rejected trump's plan. and, a major middle east department store chain has yanked all trump merchandise off its shelves. here, hillary clinton's trying to capitalize, arguing trump's plan helps radical jihadists: "donald trump is supplying them actually playing into their hands." facebook founder mark zuckerberg is speaking out in support of muslims in his community, writing "i want you to know you are always welcome here and that we will fight to
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peaceful and safe environment for you." and, after trump lashed out at time magazine for snubbing him as its person of the year... ... time is striking back... taunting trump with this never-before-seen blooper reel from a recent photo shoot. and "the donald" is getting a lot of attention in iowa. in west des moines this large sign was hard to miss along jordan creek parkway. the homeowner says he isn't for or against trump.. he just wants to get people thinking... 3:20:16:26-3:20:31:19 "we gotta get past this thing where everybody is scared to talk, we've got some serious issues with the economy. we got some serious issues...we can't view issues whether or not we are going to get votes or not, we got to start thinking about them as actual issues." what inspired him to put the sign up was ross perot, who campaigned as a independent
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he says that trump reminds him big mouth. republican candidate marco rubio spoke in west des moines this event in concerned veterans for america's "veterans and military town hall" series at noahs event venue. he highlighted critical issues facing iowa's veterans, military families, and all americans. wells fargo arena is all set to host its first-ever set of n-c-a-a volleyball championship matches this weekend. crews started setting up late last night, around 10 p-m they worked thru the night to get the court and arena ready. they needed to install special braces in the floor to setup up the net. in total, setup took about 7 hours to switch the court over from basketball to volleyball. this weekend's matches provide a great opportunity to learn and plan for the ncaa basketball tournament in the spring. katie fencl, director of sports for the greater des moines convention &
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student athletes....and the things they do outside the arena...we hope to learn from." they are expecting just over 10- thousand people to be in attendance this weekend. and ticket are still available. and the cy-hawk rivalry is tonight. iowa and iowa state play in ames. this game will be iowa state's head coach steve prohm's first cy-hawk debut. the game at hilton coliseum is set for 6 - 30 tonight. demolition started today for the new iowa events center hotel. developers unveiled the interior designs for the new project at a board of directors meeting last night. it will be built along 4th and park in des moines... with 330 rooms.. each with 55 inch t -v's. leaders were planning to use the
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foot 20 million dollars of the bill. the program gives foreign nationals a green card if they invest 500 thousand dollars in a u -s project. but it's under investigation by the department of homeland security.... and is scheduled to expire tomorrow. and also hitting a speed bump in their plans to fund the 100 million dollar project. we are going to have to seek alternative financing thats going to take some guarantees and the like but we have been working on those alternative plans. construction on the project will begin in march... completion is set for march of 20 - 18. coming up after the break.... business owners in one community are trying to spruce up their christmas display downtown. what they hope to add to the city to add a little more holiday spirit. plus... never doubt the power of a pillow. hear about one family mission is to help sick children by keeping them
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one family has come up with a
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it's called the "pillow project" haley nelson explains. never doubt the power of a pillow. "pillows seem like such a, i mean in some ways insignificant, a small pillow... they're huge." you'll find hundreds of them, along with stacks of fabric and stuffing in the basement of the borodychuk's home. the family is on a mission to help sick children. "how can we make a difference in a child's life, but also we get to spread awareness for olivia." lisa and
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with having a child in and out of the hospital. their seven year old daughter olivia has an incurable illness, a rare form of leukodystrophy called alexander disease. "has never had the opportunity to walk, has never had the opportunity to talk." over time, olivia has come to rely on special pillows made by her mother lisa to keep her comfortable. "she need the support." nurses and patients loved it when mom started making the colorful pillows for other kids... so in 20-14 the olivia kay foundation was born. the mission is simple, keep kids like olivia comfortable. "it's an opportunity to kind of know that this is something that's bringing comfort, and it is also bringing relief." for lisa and chad, the journey won't be easy, but their home is full, with the energy of little brother oliver, the footsteps of the family dog, and often, the sound of a sewing machine... all for olivia. you can help the olivia kay
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or funds to buy fabric. for more information visit olivia kay foundation dot org. and what a nice day to get
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still to come on the news at noon... something is missing on main street in one community. and how much money a group of business owners needs to raise to turn the lights back on downtown
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street in downtown ames this holiday season. and the retailers along main street say that somomthing could make their season a lot brighter. it's a busy time of year. @4:13 "we love all the people coming in, browsing, shopping looking for the perfect holiday gifts." in downtown ames. @12:56 "people are happy...." the stores are decked out. the snowflakes are twinkling... but if you look up, something is missing. @55:15 "for the 2nd year in a row, we haven't been able to turn on the lights that line the tops of the buildings in downtown ames." the lights lining the tops of the buildings on main street are nearly 25 years old. the main street cultural district is raising money for a modern system. @56:10 "the goal is to raise 80 thousand dollars, which seems like a lot, but what we're looking at is led lights. they change colors." standup@21:50 "and while the store owners say the lights would really help during the holiday season, it's a project designed
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could use them on isu game day, we could have them all red. we could have them red, white and blue for the 4th of july holiday, and then just white or the rest of the time during the year. more light means more safety." the group of downtown business owners has raised 18-thousand dollars so far. it's asking the city, the convention and visitors bureau and community members to chip in. @5:53 "the money now is the most important thing so we can get the lights on by the next holiday season." @13:43 "what is more festive than lights? and, we are trying to replace and update the lights and bring in more color." in hopes of bringing more people to town throughout the year. the group chose innovative lighting in nearby roland to install the lights.
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we put information so you can make a tax deductible contribution on our website. look for it at who-tv-dot-com under the "on 13" tab. just ahead in the next half hour... one little girl is only asking for only christmas cards this holiday season after she was severely burned in a fire and lost her family... how some third graders are
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crazy crash the driver of a truck loses control on the intestate and ends up on a busy road. what officers say could have caused this crash and how many vehicles were involved. good afternoon, thanks for joining us. i'm megan reuther. two people were sent to the hospital after the driver of a truck lost control on interstate 80 and crashed on east 14th street. officers say the driver of a white pickup truck crossed three lanes of traffic on i-80 and then went into a ditch on east 14th street. the truck then traveled over both lanes on east 14th and hit another white pickup truck. it happened around nine this morning. the drivers of both trucks were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. officers aren't certain what caused the driver to lose
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1:18:14:14-1:18:31:22 "what might of caused it, it could of been a medical condition it could be the wind, it's terribly windy out right now...we're just very lucky and fortunate...there's only two vehicles involved here..." one southbound lane of east 14th was closed off so police could investigate. interstate 35 south of the metro is back open after a semi-rolled over during this morning's commute. this accident happened on i-35 south of cumming around 7 this morning. northbound lanes between exits 56 and 65 were closed for a few hours. the iowa state patrol says the driver of the semi was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. midamerican energy is checking a gas leak this afternoon. crews were sent to 307 southwest thorton around 11 this morning. a contractor on the scene says he dug into a service line
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house and that the gas has been shut off at the house. police and the fire department were on the scene but left because there was no emergency or hazard. they expect to have the problem fixed soon. north korean leader kim jong un claims the country has developed a hydrogen bomb, a step up from the less powerful atomic bomb. keir simmons reports. this is thought to be the first time north korea's leader has claimed that his nation has developed a hydrogen bomb. just weeks ago he issued an equally belligerent statement that he could attack the u.s. at any time. while a hydrogen bomb would be a significant step forward from the less powerful atomic bomb, producing a much stronger blast. kim jong un, north korea's supreme leader has been on a sabre rattling campaign to pressure the international community, repeatedly making threats. last month north korea staged the biggest military parade in its history,
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be any new weapons. while a year ago, computer hackers attacked sony over its movie the interview, a comedy about a plot to assassinate north korea's leader. the u.s. responded by imposing further sanctions on north korea. so far this morning, there's no comment from the state department on this latest north korea nuclear claim. but it's being viewed with suspicion by many experts,,just rhetoric some say. s/ keir simmons/ nbc news/ london, england :56-1:09 "the aim perhaps to send a message the country will not abandon it's nuclear weapons and to force the international community to recognize north korea's nuclear status, something washington of course says it will never do. back to you." president obama signed legislation aimed at overhauling the "no child left behind" education initiative today. "no child left behind" was first approved in 2002 during george w. bush's presidency. but critics on both sides of the aisle have long argued the initiative gave too much power to washington in controlling state education policy. under the new measure, state and local officials will have
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to respond to underachieving schools. this year... 83 percent of iowa schools were labeled as "failing" after not meeting n - c - l - b benchmarks. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to jeriann ritter at the science center. ad lib wx quick the family leader announced this
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endorse a presidential candidate prior to the iowa caucus. but, the president of the influential evangelical christian organization bob vander plaats is endorsing ted cruz.
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state capitol this morning . the social conservative figurehead endorsed mike huckabee in 2008 and rick santorum in 2012. both of whom went on to win the iowa caucuses in those years. and the presidential race is heating up with donald trump still on everyone's minds. peter alexander has the latest. donald trump again threatening bid. "if they don't treat me with a certain amount of decorum and respect, if they don't treat me as the frontrunner, by far the frontrunner, if the playing field is not level, then certainly all options are open." and, trump remains unapologetic. "i am the least racist person that you have ever met." for the first time since trump ignited this latest firestorm... ... president obama -- commemorating the end of slavery -- took a swipe at his loudest critic. "our freedom is bound up with others, with the freedom of others, regardless of
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trump's provocative words are also sparking condemnation worldwide. "mr. donald trump..." britain's parliament will consider a petition calling for trump to be banned from the u-k after hundreds of thousands of people signed on. trump's postponed trip to israel, meeting with benjamin netanyahu later this month ... the israeli prime minister publicly rejected trump's plan. and, a major middle east department store chain has yanked all trump merchandise off its shelves. here, hillary clinton's trying to capitalize, arguing trump's plan helps radical jihadists: "donald trump is supplying them with new propaganda, he's actually playing into their hands." facebook founder mark zuckerberg is speaking out in support of muslims in his community, writing "i want you to know you are always welcome here and that we will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you." and, after trump lashed out at time magazine for snubbing him as its person of the year... ... time is striking back... taunting
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never-before-seen blooper reel from a recent photo shoot. republican candidate marco rubio spoke in west des moines this morning he headlined the 10th event in concerned veterans for america's "veterans and military town hall" he highlighted critical issues facing iowa's veterans, military families, and all americans. wells fargo arena is all set to host its first-ever set of n-c-a-a volleyball championship matches this weekend. crews started setting up late last night, around 10 p-m they worked thru the night to get the court and arena ready. they needed to install special braces in the floor to setup up the net. in total, setup took about 7 hours to switch the court over from basketball to volleyball. this
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great opportunity to learn and plan for the ncaa basketball tournament in the spring. they are expecting just over 10- thousand people to be in attendance this weekend. and ticket are still available. and the cy-hawk rivalry is tonight. iowa and iowa state play in ames. this game will be iowa state's head coach steve prohm's cy-hawk debut. the game at hilton coliseum is set for 6 - 30 tonight. christmas is now just a couple weeks away. coming up...most kids ask for toys for christmas. but, one little girl has a much simpler wish. what a group of third graders is doing to make it come true. one young brave girl in new york.... is catching the
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thousands of people across the world this holiday season...and for very good reason. sara belsole written in colored markers and crayons...they're message is simple... "merry christmas safyre" but it's full of meaning. the third graders at corpus christi catholic school in temple terrace made christmas cards for safyre terry...a little girl in new york who was burned over 75 percent of her body in a fire that killed her family. "i wanted to send that to her so she could have a very merry christmas" i wrote merry christmas safyre and a happy new year and i wrote your story is very inspiring," an inspiring story...and a great lesson for the class. "i think it was a good idea because the kids got to learn about someone who was less fortunate than them and they could do something for christmas that would make her feel better and lift her spirits." lifting safyre's spirits...with drawings of christmas trees and snowflakes. "i think it will help her because she will realize that there's still hope out there
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little bit of hope...traveling a long way...to make sure safyre is surrounded by love for the holidays. "merry christmas safyre."
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anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken
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like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings and votes just to campaign, like marco rubio? 27 generals and admirals support jeb bush. because jeb has the experience and knowledge to protect your family. right to rise usa is responsible
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geiger. end of the year farm issues are getting their turn in congress as legislators struggle to finish up a spending bill covering the rest of the fiscal year. waters of the u-s repeal and g-m-o food labeling are still up in the air.. congress is still negotiation on what riders to include or remove from the bill.. and ag issues could be left at the table if short-term extensions.. but iowa senator chuck grassley expects country of origin labeling repeal at least will get done before the recess. he says there are two ways that could get done...
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possibility would adopt the canadian approach, which would allow voluntary labeling, but now mandatory labeling and since it's voluntary it ought to be within the rules of international trade." grassley says the second one is a full repeal without voluntary... adding his first choice is the voluntary approach, but he will support a full repeal if necessary. in the world agriculture supply and demand estimates report out yesterday.. corn exports are projected 50 million bushels lower.. but u-s corn ending stocks are 25 percent higher.. soybean supplies are unchanged from last month.. and livestock.. poultry.. and dairy total meat production are reduced from last month.. and no changes are in hog production.. the hogs and pigs report will come out on december 23.. that will give more insight into pork producers 2016 intentions. that report didn't do much to affect the markets.. though
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finally got a sharp bounce.. "i think the grain market is going nowhere corn is up six cents but corn's been in a 20 cent range for quite some time. the report didn't say a lot." "corn had some bullish momentum going towards it. i think it could maybe rally a dime or fifteen cents. but as a speculator i just don't see the possibility of making really any money in this market. the only bullish grain in my oppinion is soybean oil. due to the fact of the el nino and the extremely warm weather is hurting the palm production palm oil production."" "well, i've been short cattle. still have recommendation of being short it' up almost limitup today after being down 200 points you might have a short term bottom in place. but it's short term, i'm still not bullish cattle so remain short.. but today was just an overdue bounce." "if we star tto rally a little recommending a short position but the warm weather is very solid. towards expansion. i'm not bullish hogs and i'm looking to extremey, and i can't stress this enough extremely commodities in general." a vast majority of u-s farms.. are family farms.. according to
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the u-s-d-a.. about 99 percent of farmland are owned by a principle operator and his or her relatives. most are small family farms.. which earns less than three hundred 50 thousand dollars in annual gross cash farm income.. in 2014.. those accounted for 90 percent of all u-s farms.. 46 percent of farmland.. and 22 percent of agriculture production.. large-scale family farms earning more than one million dollars were about three percent of all farms.. but accounted for 47 percent of the value of production. and that wraps up our show for today.. thanks for joining us on the agribusiness report.. i hope to see you again tomorrow.. check out our stories online.. go to who-tv dot com.. click
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. back together. >> steve: i don't know. i just don't see how joe
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