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[cheers and applause]awkward moment at th miss universe pageant. what the runner up and newly crowned winner have to say about the snafu. dropping out the presidential race has one less candidate. the person suspending his campaign and why the announcement came today. the news at noon starts now. news at noon front door open good afternoon. i'm megan reuther. thank you for joining us. as the presidential candidates campaign this christmas week, lindsey graham announced he is dropping out of the 2016 presidential race. "i'm suspending my campaign, but
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through strength for the american people. god bless our fighting american men and women. and god bless america." the south carolina senator made the announcement to supporters earlier this morning during a conference call. this comes on the same day as the deadline for the republican to remove his name from his state's primary ballot. the low-polling graham says his campaign hit a wall and he will now focus his energy in helping another candidate. and governor branstad had kind words for graham this morning. "he's the type of person who can work across party lines to accomplish things. and i wish him the very best. i appreciate the time he's spent in iowa. i want the candidates to feel welcome here. there's a lot of time from now until february 1." the governor went on to say he's
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caucuses and wants to encourage all other candidates to continue their visits in the state. he also discussed the issues of cyber security and medicaid during his weekly press conference. a west des moines woman is safe back at her home after going missing earlier this morning. officers say they started their search for 20 year old erica johnson around 4 a-m. they've confirmed a family member found her in the area where she lives a few hours later. counselors are on hand this week...as students mourn the loss of a spencer high school wrestler. officials say austin roberts collapsed during a championship match at a tournament saturday. medics took him to the hospital... where he later died. the senior ranked sixth in class 3-a at 220 pounds and placed eighth at the state meet in february. the superintendent says his death has been tough on his classmates... there were a lot of tears, a lot of hugs and those types of things, but there were also some laughs, talking about stories about austin.
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student that was bigger than man, 220- pounder student, with a laugh as big as any room you can put him in. good kid! officials say there is still no collapse. a go fund me page has been set family. people in madrid are remembering community. football and track coach randy hinkel died over the weekend. "k-w-b-g radio" reports he died from an apparent heart attack. two years ago hinkel became the 11th high school coach in state history to win 300 games. he coached at madrid for 29 years. the doors are closing for good at a polk county nightclub...this comes after a deadly shooting. "evolution nightclub" in des moines lost its liquor license. the "iowa alcoholic beverages division" made the decision
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dashawn smith. police say someone opened fired in the nightclub killing the 20 year old was shot and hurting three others. police say violence is no stranger to the club... officers have responded to more than 70 calls there since it opened in the spring. investigators have yet to make an arrest in connection to smith's death. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to at the science center. ad lib wx quick there's a new miss universe
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originally announced. steve harvey was forced to apologize after mistakenly
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very awkward moment leaving people around the world talking. "columbia! "for a brief moment sunday night, miss colombia celebrated being crowned miss universe... but her reign lasted only a few minutes. "i have to apologize. the first universe 2015 is philippines!"miss universe 2015 host, steve harvey, misreading his cue cards and naming the wrong contestant as the winner the two women, awkwardly standing at the end of the stage - paralyzed by the snafu. harvey addressing a confused audience. "this is exactly what's on the for this. it was my mistake. it was on the card."miss columbia stripped of her crown... stunned viewers, watching as miss universe 2014 placed it on the head of winner miss philippines.. the show abruptly cutting to credits some of the other judges taking to social media judge niecy nash tweeting this video: "oh my god this is crazy right now. it's pandemonium in here!"harvey himself tweeting after the show saying: "i'd like to apologize wholeheartedly to miss colombia and miss philippines for my huge mistake. i feel terrible." even posting a picture with miss philippines back stage - saying he
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miss colombia personally... who tearfully also spoke out after the show. "everything happens for a reason so i'm happy."but the newly crowned miss universe summing up the shocking turn of events: "it's a very non traditional crowning isn't it. it's very, very 2015. laughs" pageant organizers also issued a
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pageant organizers also issued a apologized to both contestants and fans. it said in part-- "unfortunately, a live telecast means that human error can come into play. we witnessed that tonight when the wrong winner was initially announced." and a former co-owner of miss universe and current republican presidential candidate donald trump took to twitter this morning to respond to the pageant flub. he wrote, "very sad what happened last night at the miss universe pageant. i sold it six months ago for a record price. this would never have happened!" and the business mogul is also having a war of words with hillary clinton after she made this comment during saturday night's democratic presidential debate. "they are going to people showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in order to
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trump first dismissed the claim over the weekend, calling it "nonsense" and clinton a "liar." and then this morning on the today show, he went on to defend his attacks and demanded an apology from the former secretary of state. students in the metro put their creativity to work this morning. with just 3 sheets of cardboard and 2 rolls of duct tape, 7th graders from the des moines prep academy faced off during the program's annual boat races. teams had about an hour to put together the cardboard boat...before taking to the central campus pool to see if they would sink or swim. the event is meant to promote teamwork and productivity. "we did a really good job because we worked together and cheered on our team members. win or lose we're going to cheer for each other."" they'll talk about it for the rest of the year. seniors from six years ago are still talking about this. they love it and think it's great fun." we're told 5 out of the 6 teams
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it will be a long day ahead for carriers. usps says today is going to the of the year. the agency expects to handle 30 million items today alone, and 15 billion pieces of mail for the entire season. and if you haven't shipped those presents yet... don't worry, you still have time to get your presents to your loved ones by christmas... but only if you use priority mail today wednsday. still ahead on your news at noon... it's the gift that keeps on giving... the mayor of johnston is issuing a new challenge to the city's residents. what she's asking for this holiday season. and today marks the first day of winter... even though it doesn't feel like it for most of us, why many businesses are feeling the cold, harsh impact on
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but don't let that fool you. with just four days before christmas...many businesses are saying they are scrambling to make up for slower sales this holiday season, due in large part to unusually warm fall weather. ron mott has more. winter is just a day away and .. largely .. nowhere in sight. last year this time we were all digging out of a lot of snow. boston may easily set a record for its warmest december on record .. third toastiest so far in d-c. i wanted to get her a fun wool hat and some cozy gloves, and i'm like, i don't think that's gonna work this year. complaints are few .. except from businesses that thrive on cold cash ..
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in lost sales compared to a year ago at the nation's shopping malls. weather this warm for this sustained a period, it acts like a tide. /edit/ it really brings down all the stores and all the traffic into anything really that's apparel or apparel related. ski resorts .. like this one in the massachusetts berkshire mountains .. are among those worrying profits could melt away in the warmth. people say 'oh gosh, we feel so badly for you guys, we're praying for snow.' i say don't pray for snow, pray for cold weather, we'll take care of making the snow. this unusually balmy weather had toes on display in buffalo earlier this week.. something else we're seeing around town -- people are wearing flip-flops like me. .. ski gear sitting on shelves in minnesota .. we're just not seeing the amount of customers coming in for the winter-specific stuff. .. even keeping vermont bears from their beauty rest .. hibernation. and who'd imagine a round of golf on long island in late
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a global warming open here last weekend when it was almost 70! not as mild today .. about in mid-40s .. but warm enough to putt shiver-free. golf pro mike meehan said some golfers are breaking out the short sleeves. meehan last year the first couple weeks in december on the weekends we had about 51 players, this year we've had 397. so whether it'll ever get cold or snowy enough this winter for that coat you've been eyeing remains to be seen. buy it anyway .. if nothing else for a rainy day . it's probably on sale. ron mott .. nbc news .. old westbury, long island.
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she's used to running things around the city. but this time, she wants to city. why the mayor of johnston is going the extra mile for a good
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last year, she racked up announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on the bully... jeb bush: donald, you're not going to be able to insult your way to the presidency. that's not going to happen. (applause) announcer: one candidate tough enough to take on isis. jeb will destroy isis... and keep america safe. jeb bush: the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition to take out isis with overwhelming force. announcer: tested and proven leadership matters. jeb bush.
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back to do it again. welcome back to your news at
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dierenfeld from the city of johnston. she's issuing another challenge for johnston residents this holiday season.
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"i have to apologize.screams" awkward moment at the miss universe pageant. what the runner up and newly crowned winner have to say about the snafu. dropping out the presidential race has one less candidate. the person suspending his campaign and why the announcement came today. good afternoon. i'm megan reuther. thank you for joining us. as the presidential candidates campaign this christmas week, lindsey graham announced he is dropping out of the
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"i'm suspending my campaign, but neverry commitment to achieving security through strength for the american people. god bless our fighting american men and women. and god bless america." the south carolina senator made the announcement to supporters earlier this morning during a conference call. this comes on the same day as the deadline for the republican to remove his name from his state's primary ballot. the low-polling graham says his campaign hit a wall and he will now focus his energy in helping another candidate. and governor branstad had kind words for graham this morning. "he's the type of person who can work across party lines to accomplish things. and i wish him the very best. i apprecia the time he's spent in iowa. i want the candidates to feel welcome here.
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looking forward to the iowa caucuses and wants to encourage all other candidates to continue their visits in the state. he also discussed the issues of cyber security and medicaid during his weekly press conference. a west des moines woman is safe back at her home after going missing earlier this morning. officers say they started their search for 20 year old erica johnson around 4 a-m. they've confirmed a family member found her in the area where she lives a few hours later. counselors are on hand this week...as students mourn the loss of a spencer high school wrestler. officials say austin roberts collapsed during a championship match at a tournament saturday. medics took him to the died. 3-a at 220 pounds and placed eighth at the state meet in february. the superintendent says his death has been tough on his classmates... there were a lot of tears, a lot of hugs and those types of
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were also some laughs, talking about stories about austin. austin was a student that was bigger than life in many ways, a large young man, 220- pounder student, with a laugh as big as any room you can put him in. good kid! officials say there is still no word on what caused his collapse. a go fund me page has been set up to support the roberts family. people in madrid are remembering a local legend in the community. football and track coach randy hinkel died over the weekend. "k-w-b-g radio" reports he died from an apparent heart attack. two years ago hinkel became the 11th high school coach in state history to win 300 games. he coached at madrid for 29 years. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to at the science center.
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ad lib wx quick there's a new miss universe today...but she is not the
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originally announced. steve harvey was forced to apologize after mistakenly crowning the wrong contestant. boris sanchez has more on the very awkward moment leaving people
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"columbia! "for a brief moment sunday night, miss colombia celebrated being crowned miss only a few minutes. "i have to apologize. the first runner up is colombia. miss universe 2015 is philippines!"miss universe 2015 host, steve harvey, misreading his cue cards and naming the wrong contestant as the winner the two women, awkwardly standing at the end of the stage - paralyzed by confused audience. "this is exactly what's on the for this. it was my mistake. it was stripped of her crown... stunned viewers, placed philippines.. the show abruptly cutting to credits some of the other judges taking to social media judge niecy nash tweeting this video: now. it's pandemonium in here!"harvey himself "i'd like to apologize wholeheartedly to miss colombia and miss philippines for my huge mistake. i feel terrible." even posting a picture with miss philippines back stage - saying he was able to apologize to her and miss colombia personally... who tearfully also spoke out after the show.
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so i'm happy."but the newly crowned miss universe summing up the shocking turn of events: "it's a very non traditional crowning isn't it. it's very, very 2015. laughs" pageant organizers also issued a statement in which they apologized to both contestants and fans. it said in part-- "unfortunately, a live telecast means that human error
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that tonight when the wrong winner was initially announced." and a former co-owner of miss universe and current republican presidential candidate donald trump took to twitter this morning to respond to the pageant flub. he wrote, "very sad what happened last night at the miss universe pageant. i sold it six months ago for a record price. this would never have happened!" and the business mogul is also having a war of words with hillary clinton after she made this comment during saturday night's democratic presidential debate. "they are going to people showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists." trump first dismissed the claim over the weekend, calling it "nonsense" and clinton a "liar." and then this morning on the today show, he went on to defend his attacks and demanded an apology from the former
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students in the metro put their creativity to work this morning. with just 3 sheets of cardboard graders from the des moines prep academy faced off during the program's annual boat races. teams had about an hour to put together the cardboard central campus pool to see if they would sink or swim. the event is meant to promote teamwork and productivity. it will be a long day for u-s postal service mail carriers today. usps says today is going to the be their busiest delivery day of the year. the agency expects to handle 30 million items today alone, and 15 billion pieces of mail for the entire season. and if you haven't shipped those presents yet... don't worry, you still have time to get your presents to your loved ones by christmas... but only if you use priority mail today or priority mail express wednesday.
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pregnancy comes with its ups and downs. and this woman battling cancer knows this first hand. meet her daughter she's calling
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doctors are looking into innovative approaches to treating and curing cancer. rehema ellis has the details about a new encouraging study that looked at treating cancer in women who are pregnant. just as mary harris and mark ladov were hoping to add another child to their happy family. they got devastating news. mary was diagnosed with breast cancer. sot: we just wept and cried and then, they learned she was pregnant. rehema: what were your options at that point. mary: you had every option in
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doctors tell us that that would be the recommendation. or face harsh cancer treatments: surgery, radiation, chemotherapy. mark: it took us a long item to wrap our heads around the idea that a drug that is designed to kill off all the quick growing cancer cells in your body is safe to use while you have a baby developing. desperate to save mary's life and the baby's they chose surgery and later chemo in the third trimester.. a decision supported by a new small, but encouraging study...finding no signs of harm to the baby's heart or brain even after powerful chemotherapy. sot: if you wait until the second and third trimester when the organs are developed, the birth defect rate goes down to what we see in the general population. nat stella with her family the miracle of medicine.. seen in a healthy baby stella. rehema: when she was born and you see your baby, you're thinking. sot: it was amazing. she just had this mop of black hair and a big set
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wanted to be here. more with stella and her mom.. : nat sot: mary at the radio station. now mary shares her story and others through her new york public radio pod cast called only human... nat sot: family... so that other families will learn from her agonizing choice, there with cancer. rehema ellis, nbc news, new york. nats "nooooo".
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. bernie sanders passed more amendments in a republican congress than any other member. cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in.
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geiger. there's a new cooperative in iowa.. the members of farmers cooperative company or f-c and west central cooperative voted an approval for a merger.. effective april first. the unified cooperative will be called landus cooperative.. and will be led by the west cetral president milan kucerak.. headquartered in ames.. have more than 70 grain.. agronomy.. and feed locations in 26 iowa counties... according to world grain magazine's grain and milling annual.. landus coop.. will become the seventh largest grain company in america based on storage capacity.. it will also have access to all seven major iowa rail lines. agriculture secretary tom together
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groups.. and other representatives of the g-m-o labeling debate. according to the des moines register.. early next month.. vilsack wants to try and resolve the that would require labels on foods that organisms could give ammo to to similar measures make food more expensive. proponents for g-m-o labeling say consumers want to know what's in their foods. opponents.. like the national grain and feed association are worried about labeling laws becaue it changes the logistics.. with different laws in different states.. companies would have to separate their grain between g-m-o and non-g-m-o.. from harvest.. to bins.. to driers.. to trucks.. to manufacturers.. all the way down the chain to a store or restaurant.. "there's a potential that we coud see more food companies going away from g-m-o completely. just so they don't have to deal with those kind of additional costs of labeling and segregating a product. and i think that's a concern too, that we wouldn't have the agriculture abundance that we have right
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think is very safe." the cattle markets are still getting significant rallies.. but the grains are still rangebound. the grain market's taking a little bit of a breather.. "increase in world competition" "icnrease in retail demand" "ahead of that" auction on saturday saw 249
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feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $1.72 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.34 per pound. the 69 goats at the auction saw a high average price ranging from $87.50 to $165 per head. and that wraps up the show day.. thanks for joining us.. i'll see you again next time we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com..
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