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i'm megan reuther... a missouri state trooper is charged in the death of a clive man who drowned while in custody at the lake of the ozarks in 2014. at a press conference in missouri this morning, a special prosecutor charged trooper anthony piercy with involuntary manslaughter, a class c felony in the death of brandon ellingson. ellingson drowned in may of 2014 after falling out of piercy's boat while special prosecutor said piercy recklessly caused the death of brandon ellingson. piercy is expected to turn himself into authorities today. our justin surrency is following this story and will have more on our evening newscasts. des moines police arrested a man after they say he violated a no- contact order and broke into a home on the city's south side. police say 41 year old joe
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inside...he attempted to overdose. it took an hour for police to southeast 6th street. farnum was first transported to the hospital and is now at the polk county jail. he is charged with violating a no- contact order and interference with official acts. today family and friends will gather at a church to remember an iowa state student who was killed crossing lincoln way in ames on monday. visitation for 18 year old emmalee jacobs is today at the center point united methodist church from 4 to 8 p-m. funeral services for the teenager will be held at the center point urbana high school at 10-30 tomorrow morning. and the investigation into emmalee's death is about to get much harder for police... potential witnesses... and possibly even the suspect are about to leave town. channel 13's justin surrency has the story. as iowa state students count down to the end of finals
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time is running out on the investigation as to who hit and killed emmalee jacobs... "there could be a potential witness that saw something but they could be a student so they are leaving town this week after they take their test and going back to their community, so we are trying to get the word out."the city has confirmed discussions with the university about campus safety... "we get complaints frequently in that stretch of lincoln of conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles or bicycles and vehicles."but will it help, even with a memorial just feet away, many were seen disobeying traffic signs... "i've seen a lot of students try to beat the light, try to get to where they are going pretty quickly. i've also seen a lot of students looking down at papers trying to get that last minute cramming in. and drivers try to beat the yellow light sometimes when they cross."more signs and requests for witnesses to come forward have been placed near-by to raise awareness and help with the case... "driving defensively, looking for pedestrians that could be approaching roadways, and for
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limit distractions." while iowa law states drivers must yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks at intersections investigators say they can't because the drive fled... "we can't speculate who was at fault that morning but we want them to do the right thing and come forward."until then, the tragedy has reached out to others as an unfortunate reminder regardless of who has the right of way... "yeah you see more people wait and look at the sign and just because it says walk and you have the right of way rather than if it doesn't say walk..." commander tuttle says they've even reached out to local and state wide auto body shops just to check if any recent repairs were made to vehicles that may have damage linking them to the scene of monday's hit and run... des moines speed cameras are getting more backlash as two more drivers
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they say the tickets violate equal protection rights because not all vehicles caught speeding get tickets. the iowa dot ordered them to be turned off back in march, but the city appealed the decision. the case is now making it's way through district court. expect more police presence on the road this weekend. the central iowa traffic safety task force says there will be more police officers on the roads in west des moines starting today. they will be enforcing all traffic laws and will be playing close attention for impaired drivers. the task force didn't say the exact locations in west des moines. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to jeriann at the science center. ad lib wx quick it is going to be cold and windy today with gusts as high as 30 mph. teens throughout the day. a few flurries will fall off and on this afternoon along
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the iowa/minnesota border. a iowa. highs will bounce back to the through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines continues to look very low. for the first time...charges
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san bernardino attacks.
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24 year old enrique marguez -- a friend of one of the attackers is in custody and facing three charges. marguez allegedly confessed to giving syed farook two rifles and weapons used in the attacks. farook and his wife opened fire at a work event for farook's co- workers killing 14 people on december 2nd. president obama is meeting with families of the victims today. after weeks of negotiations to fund the government, the house of representatives passed a trillion dollar spending bill today. the trillion dollar spending package avoids a government shutdown and funds federal agencies through next fall. the bill, known as the omnibus, passed by a vote of 316 to 113. house democratic leader nancy pelosi described the spending bill as a major victory. "this is a big win for america's working families, i'm very proud of the big vote that we had from our members once they saw what was actually in the bill." the senate will also vote on the bill today.
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president obama has already indicated that he will sign the legislation once it gets through congress. bernie sander's campaign is in trouble today. after a computer glitch on wednesday allowed people on sander's campaign to access a democratic donors' database. kristen welker reports on the candidates allegations and how it could hurt the candidate's campaign. track 1 the blow to the bernie sanders presidential campaign comes on the eve of the next democratic debate and just a few weeks before the iowa caucuses. track 2 the democratic national committee immediately suspending the campaign's access to critical voter information... after accusing it of improperly accessing confidential data from hillary clinton's campaign on wednesday. track 3 the sanders campaign acknowledged the security breach.. and a dnc official tells nbc news it lasted for about a half hour on wednesday and believes at this point four people accessed the information. the sanders campaign blaming the software vendor for a glitch that temporarily allowed access
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post... "the dnc is relying on an incompetent vendor who on more than one occasion has dropped the firewall between the various democratic candidates' data." according to the post, the vendor incident" ... adding, "by lunchtime, it was resolved." track 5 and the staffer involved has been none of the information was downloaded or printed. that was kristen welker reporting... while the d-n-c says four people may have accessed the data...at this point the sanders campaign is holding one person responsible, saying : "that behavior is unacceptable and that staffer was immediately fired." it's unlikely there will be a criminal investigation. as for republicans...docto r ben carson is in storm lake at this hour... he spoke at a meet and greet event at the anderson auditorium this morning at 9 a-m. carson will head to orange city for a town hall meeting later this afternoon at 3 p-m. and then sioux city tonight. he will continue his campaign stops in
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and council bluffs. republican candidate carly fiorina is in eastern iowa today. she first spoke in clinton this morning...and now is traveling dubuque for a christmas reception. museum from 5 to 7 p-m. if you haven't finished your holiday shopping...the winter's farmers market is offering some gift ideas. more than 130 vendors are at the market at the kaleidoscope at "the hub" and "capitol square." holiday decor will be sold. the market runs from nine a-m to one p-m.... today and tomorrow. next year, mother teresa will receive the catholic church's highest honor... her accomplishments....a nd why she is considered to be one of the most admired women in the world.... plus.... iowa native and american t-v host johnny carson returns to television. how others' remember him....and
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johnny carson's full episodes of
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television... dean richards reports on how others' remembered the american television host. carson was born on october 23, 1925 in corning, iowa, to homer lloyd "kit" carson, a power company manager, and ruth carson, who was of part irish descent. he grew up in the nearby towns of avoca, clarinda, and red oak in southwest iowa before moving to norfolk, nebraska, at the age of eight. it was there that carson grew up and began developing his talent for entertaining. at the age of twelve,
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carson found a book on magic at a friend's house and immediately purchased a mail-order magician's kit. after the purchase of the kit, johnny carson practiced his entertainment skills on family members with card tricks. he was known for following his family members around saying, "pick a card any card." carson's mother sewed him a cape, and his first performance was staged right in front of the local kiwanis club. he debuted as "the great carsoni" at age 14 and he was paid $3 a show. soon, many other performances at local picnics and country fairs followed. after graduating from high school, carson had his first encounter with hollywood.carson hitchhiked to hollywood, where he was arrested and fined $50 for impersonating a midshipman, a story that's often seen as apocryphal. "johnny embarked on an adventure, one so laden with implications about his future, that some have wondered if the escapade might not actually be a legend." full episodes of johnny carson will start january first on
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it is going to be cold and windy mph. expect wind chills to be in the teens flurries will fall off and on this afternoon along the iowa/minnesota border. a light dusting is possible in ne iowa. highs will bounce back to the upper and middle 40s sunday through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler for christmas eve and christmas day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines continues to look
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mother teresa who cared for the
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highest honors. will become a saint next year... coming up... when the ceremony will take place.....and why she is
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the vatican said to 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 counter-terrorism surveillance, 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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for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours.
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a miracle to mother teresa, needed to make her a saint it gives the nun, who cared for the poorest of the poor, one of the catholic church's highest honors just two decades after her death. bill neely reports on one of the most admired women in the world. in life she received the highest honors like the nobel peace price. now, 18 years after her death, mother teresa has been recognized as a repeated miracle worker. next year, she will become a saint. she was of course knows as "saint of the gutters" for her work with the poor in the indian slums of calcutta. just a year after her death, pope john paul fast-tracked her for beatification, the last step to sainthood. it was controversial, an india woman claimed a picture of mother teresa cured her of cancer. but the pope accepted it was a miracle. now a second reported medical miracle has been recognized by pope
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francis and that's what clears the way for making her a saint. she wasn't without her critics, she believed suffering was a gift. but tete of millions revered her - she often polled as one of the most admired women in the world. and now pope francis has set the stage for a ceremony probably next september. her beatification attracted a third of a million people to rome. proclaiming her saint teresa. will pull at least similar numbers - the highlight perhaps of catholic church's special jubilee year. back to you. that was bill neely reporting. we'll be right back with another look
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the death of an iowa man who drowned at the lake of the ozarks in 2014. what the special prosecutor said at a news conference this morning. good afternoon, thanks for joining us. i'm megan reuther... a missouri state trooper is charged in the death of a clive man who drowned while in custody at the lake
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of the ozarks in 2014. at a press conference in missouri this morning, a special prosecutor charged trooper anthony piercy with involuntary manslaughter, a class c felony in the death of brandon ellingson. ellingson drowned in may of 2014 after falling out of piercy's boat while handcuffed. this morning, the special prosecutor said piercy recklessly caused the death of brandon ellingson. piercy is expected to turn himself into authorities today. our justin surrency is following on our evening newscasts. today family and friends will gather at a church to remember an iowa state student who was killed crossing lincoln way in ames on monday. visitation for 18 year old emmalee jacobs is today at the center point united methodist church from 4 to 8 p-m. funeral services for the teenager will be held at the center point urbana high school at 10-30 tomorrow morning. and the investigation into emmalee's death is about to get much
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harder for police... potential witnesses... and possibly even the suspect are about to leave town. the story. as iowa state students count down to the end of finals week... time is running out on the killed emmalee jacobs... "there could be a potential witness that saw something but they could be a student so they are leaving town this week after they take their test and going back to their community, out."the city has confirmed discussions with the university about campus safety... that stretch of lincoln of conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles or bicycles and vehicles."but will it help, even with a memorial just feet away, many were seen disobeying traffic signs... "i've seen a lot of students try to beat the light, try to get to where they are going pretty quickly. i've also seen a lot of students looking down at papers trying to get and drivers try to beat the yellow cross."more signs and requests for witnesses to come forward have been placed near-by the case... "driving defensively, looking for pedestrians that could be
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approaching roadways, and for pedestrians we want them to also limit distractions." while iowa law states drivers must yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks at intersections investigators say they can't because the drive fled... "we can't speculate who was at fault that morning but we want them to do the right thing and come forward."until then, the tragedy has reached out to others as an unfortunate reminder regardless of who has the right of way... "yeah you see more people wait and look at the sign and just because it says walk and you have the right of way rather than if it doesn't say walk..." commander tuttle says they've even reached out to local and
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auto body shops just to check if any recent repairs were made to vehicles that may have damage linking hit and run... des moines speed cameras are more drivers tickets. they say the tickets violate equal protection rights because not all vehicles caught speeding get tickets. the iowa dot ordered them to be the city appealed the decision. the case is now making it's way through district court. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to jeriann at the science center. ad lib wx quick after weeks of negotiations to
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house of representatives passed a trillion dollar spending bill today. the trillion dollar spending package avoids a government shutdown and funds federal agencies through next fall. the bill, known as the omnibus, passed by a vote of 316 to 113. house democratic leader nancy pelosi described the spending bill as a major victory. the senate will also vote on the bill today. president obama has already indicated that he will sign the legislation once it gets through congress. bernie sander's campaign is in trouble today. after a computer glitch on wednesday allowed people on sander's campaign to access a democratic donors' database. kristen welker reports on the
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how it could hurt the candidate's campaign. sanders presidential campaign comes on the eve of the next democratic debate and just a few weeks before the iowa caucuses. committee immediately suspending the campaign's access to critical voter information... after accusing it of improperly accessing confidential data from hillary clinton's campaign on wednesday. track 3 the sanders campaign acknowledged the security breach.. and a dnc official tells nbc news it lasted for about a half hour on wednesday and believes at this point four people accessed the information. the sanders campaign blaming the software vendor for a glitch that temporarily allowed access to the information.
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"the dnc is relying on an incompetent vendor who on more than one occasion has dropped the firewall between the various democratic candidates' data." according to the post, the vendor called the episode an "isolated incident" ... adding, "by lunchtime, it was resolved." track 5 and the staffer involved has been fired.. the campaign maintains none of the information was downloaded or printed. that was kristen welker reporting... nearly 40 years after harrison ford first signed on for "star wars." he returns to the big screen for the new star wars movie. coming up after the break.. what he has to say about his new role....and the original trilogy. it is going to be cold and windy today with gusts as high as 30 mph. expect paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself.
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bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock.
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wind chills to be in the teens
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throughout the day. a few flurries will fall off and on this afternoon along the iowa/minnesota border. a light dusting is possible in ne iowa. highs will bounce back to the upper and middle 40s sunday through tuesday. maybe just a bit cooler for christmas eve and christmas day...but the chances for a white christmas in des moines continues to look very low. nearly 40 years ago - an unknown actor named harrison ford
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'star wars'... since then he was able to break out from under han solo to become one of the most successful actors in hollywood. he talks with mike wilber about that and his return in "star wars: the force awakens" after topping the box office for decades - harrison ford is stepping back into the role of han solo in "star wars: the force awakens".
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while some of his co-stars peaked on screen during the original trilogy, ford went on to a big career. broll /indian jones your character han solo, you broke out of that character as an actor and became harrison ford. "i wasn't worried about typecasting at all. what i thought about was the success of the film gave me the opportunity to take advantage of that success. and i had enough opportunity to play different types of characters so i don't think i ever was." "what was your level of enthusiasm when you heard about this?" "my interest was peaked, i was interested in reading a script to see what they plan to do with the character - whether i found it interesting, and when i read the script i was." and while ford and his co-stars continue to be tight lipped on the new film - ford does hint - han solo
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"in the case of my character there are certain circumstances that have occurred in han solos history which account for some behavior modification and that's as much as i'm going to say about it." mike wilber nbc news.
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geiger. yesterday the house passed the fiscal 2016 catch-all federal spending bill.. today.. the senate also signed it.. and it's off to the presidents desk. included are provisions beneficial to agribusiness.. it has a repeal of country-of-origin labeling.. which could let the u-s avoid nearly a billion dollars in retaliatory tariffs from canada and mexico.. it also has a tax extenders package, which makes an equipment tax deduction permanent for farmers.. up to five hundred thousand dollars. it also includes tax breaks for biodiesel, cellulosic ethanol.. and wind energy for another two years. however, iowa senator joni ernst is against it.. she says while there are some positive aspects to the deal.. this one point eight trillion dollar tax and spending bill is too costly.. specifically for agriculture.. she says there's no repeal of
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she says threatens the livelihoods of iowans. green all over the board today surprised a lot of livestock traders.. moving grain market. "we're still in a range bound type trade, we went near the bottom side in corn this week did play around this week." "and so late short covering rally yesterday kicking the market and continue for most the morning pulling back right now. really just on a lack of fresh news. exports are stagnant. the longer term's still bearish. but hopefully be getting to continue to this short covering rally next week. through the end of the year give farmers opportunity to sell some more grain is all." "the cattle falling from the sky again all week long. bloodbaths all over the place same old story. and then somehow today, the board actually has green on it. still longer term bearish until this cash market can provide some stability. we've tried futures rallies several times. they get pulled down by cash every time. so hopefully this will maybe perk the cash market up as we come into the end of the year." "big supplies, big weights, a plenty of supply pretty much across the entire meat complex. so hopefully maybe we can ride this out in here through the holidays and see what happens then, maybe get a weather scare and keep the rally going." and that wraps up the show for
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agribusiness report.. hope you have a good weekend. we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com.. click news then
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ohn: you were sent here to kill me. >> eduardo: essentially, yes. >> john: well, i know that my assassin skills are a little rusty, but it never seemed to me to be a good idea to tell the target that he was a target. >> eduardo: well, not if you intend to go through with the assignment.
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