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you can fill up for less this holiday season. what prices are around the country...and what you'll pay here in iowa. and the democratic front-runner rolls out a plan to fight alzheimers. how much she plans to spend and where she's announcing her pledge today. the news at noon starts now. news at noon front door open good afternoon and thank you for joining us. i'm megan reuther. the democratic presidential frontrunner will roll out a plan to combat alzheimer's later today. hillary clinton is announcing her pledge to spend 2 billion dollars by 20-25 in an effort to fight the dementia disease this afternoon at an event in fairfield. the alzheimer's impact movement says her plan comes at a
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are struggling to live normal lives after a diagnosis. "that's due of course to the loss of independence and the fact it is a terminal disease today we have no way to cure, prevent, or even slow it progression. it's also due to the cost of this disease. and the worry that those with the disease and the caregivers rightfully have about the impact alzheimer's on their finances." by 20-50, the number of americans with alzheimer's is expected to rise to at least 15 million. donald trump's lead is shrinking. that's according to the latest quinnipiac poll released this morning. it has the business mogul with 28 percent among republicans. ted cruz is nipping at his heels with 24 percent. that's followed by marco rubio and ben carson. this is the second national poll released after last week's republican
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people in the metro won't have to travel far the next time those candidates go head to head on the big stage. fox news announced yesterday it will host its second g-o-p primary debate next month in des moines. the 2 hour event will take place on january 28th at the iowa events center. coverages starts at 8 p-m. this is the last republican debate heading into the february 1st iowa caucuses. pottawattamie county police say they are looking for a man who shot at another car on the highway. officers reported to interstate 29 near the 24 mile marker on a call of shots fired just before 5-30 this morning. 20 year old tyler carford of colorado told police a white male in his 20's pulled up beside her and shot one of her rear tires. carford says the driver was in a gray car with wisconsin plates.
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suspect but say this appears to be an isolated incident as a result of road rage. funding has run dry for an increased officer presence along court avenue... and that has one des moines mother pushing for the city to take action... they shouldn't have to worry about how safe it is to walk to their car, there should be security cameras, well-lit parking lots, police presence the mother wants to remain anonymous... but she says her son and his friend were beaten near court avenue in february. several similar incidents followed that... including a deadly shooting last month. the violence prompted extra enforcement in the area but police say they are still in need of money. we've got some discussions with public and private partnerships we've had in place for quite some time and going to continue those and see if we can identify some funding and different strategies to make things a little safer down
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supervisors also says it discussed court avenue security in a has not released the details. at least three people are dead and seven others hurt following two multi-vehicle crashes in arkansas. arkansas state police say it interstate collision happened when a tractor-trailer slowed down and was rear-ended, causing a chain reaction involving 10 vehicles. at about the same time, three tractor trailers collided in the northbound lanes... just on the other side of the median from the first crash. crews worked through the morning to clean up the wreckage. 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 family and friends will begin
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respected coach ad lib wx quick family and friends will begin saying their goodbyes to a
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and teacher in madrid. 58-year old randy hinkel died unexpectedly over the weekend. the head football coach walked madrid's sideline for 29-years... becoming only the 11th coach to reach 3-hundred wins... and taking his team to the playoffs 25 times. a visitation for the coach is taking place tomorrow from 4 to 7 p-m in the madrid high school gymnasium....with a short memorial service afterwards. family members are asking visitors to wear orange and black tiger colors. west des moines firefighters are using holiday lights to spread awareness. they put this star up at the department along ashworth
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a fire safety reminder. for every fire between thanksgiving and the new year... they change one of the bulbs from white to red. as you can see... there are two red bulbs so far. firefighters hope it stays that way for the rest of the season. an early holiday present for millions of americans and something we haven't been able to say in six years: the national average for gas is now under 2-dollars. tom costello shows us just how much drivers are saving and what they're doing with that extra money. and they're off! 91-million americans hitting the road for the holidays. and for the first time in six years, gas is now under $2.00 a gallon. so if your college kid is driving home from syracuse university to providence, the 300 mile trip will cost $23.88 in fuel. a savings of nearly $15 from 2-years ago before gas started falling.
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university of michigan in ann arbor to st. louis....roughly $25 cheaper than 2 years ago. "on an inflation adjusted basis, we are looking at some of the cheapest gas prices since the early 1970s." it was july, 2008 when gas prices hit their highest national average: $4.10 a gallon. now, at under $2 a gallon, gas is cheaper than: -a gallon of milk at $3.34. -even a small starbucks coffee $2.15! and bargains at the pump are translating into all-time record car sales. ...more than 17-million expected this year! a whopping 55% of them - light trucks and suvs. "this new suv only gets about 20 miles per gallon in the city. but with gas prices so cheap, many customers say bigger suvs are suddenly a lot more affordable to drive." that's what brought orlando rodriguez into look at suvs at a ford dealership outside miami: "imagine! with all the money i am going to save? yeah, maybe i can buy another
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"when you have to fill up a tank now, it's $30. it gives you the budget to be able to afford something a little bit bigger." and big savings on heating bills this winter. $117 per family for natural gas. $800 for heating oil. with predictions this could be the new normal for several years to come. tom costello, nbc news, washington. and here in iowa, drivers are celebrating the record low gas prices. a gallon was going for a buck-89 yesterday in west des moines. that's nearly 40-cents per gallon less than at this time last year. still ahead on your news at noon. "i just wanted to make sure other kids wouldn't have to lose their friend like i did." this young girl is fighting to end childhood cancer. how she's doing it one hair bow at a time....and the new program shining light on her effort. "i think it would be a good gift
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"i think it would be a good gift
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this twelve year old is asking for your help so she can help others. in the season of giving, one 7th grade student is showing she's given a lot this year. here's a look at the accessory she crafts by hand...in honor of her best friend. @55:11 "everyone is really thought through." each hairbow is made with love... @54:26 "these take a little more time to do the sculptures." by anja gjullin. @51:52 "these are some of the smaller ones that you can come in for
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year old started making the bows in march. @54:46 "i started looking up on you tube different tutuorials." then realized her hardwork could make a difference. @44:29 "i was inspired by my best friend erin, who passed away two years ago. anja makes and sells the bows at farmers markets and at her mom's store, the walnut street gallery in uptown ankeny. she donates a third of her sales to help kids fighting cancer at blank children's hospital. @47:14 "we met in 3rd grade, and we played together at recess and everything. i went to all her birthday parties, and we had a lot of fun together. and then in 4th grade she got diagnosed with leukemia." @47:55 "it's been a few years, and last year when i started it was about 18 months, so i didn't really do anything, and it took me a while to understand." standup@9:22 "and this year, blank children's hospital is trying to help more young kids raise money for the hospital, as well as recognize them through the new shining stars program." brenna@3:51 "we get a lot of calls from students doing a campaign in their school or even a lemonade stand on their block, so we wanted to help support them in that. we created some poster templates, fun facts
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blank, there are photos available." the hospital launched the shining stars philanthropy program in may. so far, student donors have raised ten thousand dollars. they are listed on the digital donor wall in blank's lobby and on its website. brenna@5:04 "it makes a huge difference. we say every dollar makes a big difference, but collectively kids in our community are making a huge impact." @51:27 "well, this is the one i wore to donate the money." anja brought a thousand dollar check to blank children's hospital this fall. she hopes one day there won't be a need to help kids fight cancer. @48:21 "that's what i really want to happen, and i think that science can do it. and, i want to be a doctor when i grow up, so maybe i'll help that too." for now, she'll make a difference with these hairbows. @51:37 "as you can see it has these cancer ribbons on it." you can find out how to be a
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blank children's website. we put a link under the "on 13" tab on w-h-o t-v dot com.
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highs will reach the low 40s under mainly cloudy skies this afternoon. wednesday will be wet. most of the rain will fall before noon. by early thursday morning there is a chance for a light rain/snow mix...but the warmer temperatures will not allow for a white christmas. temperatures christmas eve through christmas and the holiday weekend will be in the lower to middle 40s. there will be more chances for
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noon... most of us head to the mall to presents. find out how to give the gift of life and why it's especially
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. bernie sanders
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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. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. by nicole hanger of the life here to tell us about some opportunities coming
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this holiday. teases are done! pump present you can fill up for
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teases are done! pump present you can fill up for
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season. what prices are around the country...and what you'll pay here in iowa. and the democratic front-runner rolls out a plan to fight alzheimers. how much she plans to spend and where she's announcing her pledge today. good afternoon and thank you for joining us. i'm megan reuther. the democratic presidential frontrunner will roll out a plan to combat alzheimer's later today. hillary clinton is announcing her pledge this afternoon at an event in fairfield to spend 2 billion dollars by 20-25 in an effort to fight the dementia disease. the alzheimer's impact movement says her plan comes at a critical time when more than 5 million americans
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"that's due of course to the loss of independence and the fact it is a terminal disease today we have no way to cure, prevent, or even slow it progression. it's also due to the cost of this disease. and the worry that those with the disease and the caregivers rightfully have about the impact alzheimer's on their finances." by 20-50, the number of americans with alzheimer's is expected to rise to at least 15 million. donald trump's lead is shrinking. that's according to the latest quinnipiac poll released this morning. it has the business mogul with 28 percent among republicans. ted cruz is nipping at his heels with 24 percent. that's followed by marco rubio and ben carson. this is the second national poll released after last week's republican debate in las vegas.
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to travel far the next time those candidates go head to head on the big stage. fox news announced yesterday it will host its second g-o-p primary debate next month in des moines. the 2 hour event will take place on january 28th at the iowa events center. coverages starts at 8 p-m. this is the last republican debate heading into the february 1st iowa caucuses. funding has run dry for an increased officer presence along court avenue... and that has one des moines mother pushing for the city to take action... they shouldn't have to worry about how safe it is to walk to their car, there should be security cameras, well-lit parking lots, police presence the mother wants to remain anonymous... but she says her son and his friend were beaten near court avenue in february. several similar incidents followed that... including a deadly shooting
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prompted extra enforcement in the area but police say they are still in need of money. we've got some discussions with public and private partnerships we've had in place for quite some time and going to continue those and see if we can identify some funding and different strategies to make things a little safer down there. the polk county board of supervisors also says it discussed court avenue security in a meeting yesterday... however it has not released the details. at least three people are dead and seven others hurt following two multi-vehicle crashes in arkansas. arkansas state police say it happened late last night on interstate 49. state police say the first collision happened when a tractor-trailer slowed down and was rear-ended, causing a chain reaction involving 10 vehicles. at about the same time, three tractor trailers collided in the northbound lanes... just on the other side of the median from the first crash. crews worked through the morning to clean up the wreckage. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's
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center. ad lib wx quick family and friends will begin
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and teacher in madrid. 58-year old randy hinkel died unexpectedly over the weekend. the head football coach walked madrid's sideline for 29-years... becoming only the 11th coach to reach 3-hundred wins... and taking his team to the playoffs 25 times. a visitation for the coach is taking place tomorrow from 4 to 7 p-m in the madrid high school gymnasium....with a short memorial service afterwards. family members are asking visitors to wear orange and black tiger colors. west des moines firefighters are
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awareness. they put this star up at the department along ashworth road... as a fire safety reminder. for every fire between thanksgiving and the new year... they change one of the bulbs from white to red. as you can see... there are two red bulbs so far. firefighters hope it stays that way for the rest of the season. an early holiday present for millions of americans and something we haven't been able to say in six years: the national average for gas is now under 2-dollars. tom costello shows us just how much drivers are saving and what they're doing with that extra money. and they're off! 91-million americans hitting the road for the holidays. and for the first time in six years, gas is now under $2.00 a gallon. so if your college kid is driving home from syracuse university to providence, the 300 mile trip will cost $23.88 in fuel. a savings of nearly $15 from 2-years ago before gas started falling. driving 500 miles home from the university of michigan in ann
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cheaper than 2 years ago. "on an inflation adjusted basis, we are looking at some of the cheapest gas prices since the early 1970s." it was july, 2008 when gas prices hit their highest national average: $4.10 a gallon. now, at under $2 a gallon, gas is cheaper than: -a gallon of milk at $3.34. -even a small starbucks coffee $2.15! and bargains at the pump are translating into all-time record car sales. ...more than 17-million expected this year! a whopping 55% of them - light trucks and suvs. "this new suv only gets about 20 miles per gallon in the city. but with gas say bigger suvs are suddenly a lot more affordable to drive." that's what brought orlando rodriguez into look at suvs at a ford dealership outside miami: "imagine! with all the money i am going to save? yeah, maybe i can buy another boat!" "when you have to fill up a tank
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budget to be able to afford something a little bit bigger." and big savings on heating bills this winter. $117 per family for natural gas. $800 for heating oil. with predictions this could be the new normal for several years to come. tom costello, nbc news, washington. and here in iowa, drivers are celebrating the record low gas prices. a gallon was going for a buck-89 yesterday in west des moines. that's nearly 40-cents per gallon less than at this time last year. they're used to feeling voiceless... "hallelujah" coming up next... how a group of homeless men are finding the song in their hearts... and meet the music director who got them to their biggest venue yet. it was a foggy morning in the
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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 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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here's a look at gray's lake, which is still closed due to
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highs will reach the low 40s under mainly cloudy skies this afternoon. wednesday will be wet. most of the rain will fall before noon. by early thursday morning there is a chance for a light rain/snow mix...but the warmer temperatures will not allow for a white christmas. temperatures christmas eve through christmas and the holiday weekend will be in the lower to middle 40s. there will be more chances for
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a special event has filled the white house with music. the entertainment includes a group of men who are so often regarded by society as among the voiceless. but as kristen welker reports, thanks to one person making a difference these men have a reason to sing. "hallelujah! hallelujah" a christmas concert in atlanta's city hall......that these men once could have never imagined... "it gives us recognition because lots of times -- these people are invisible." invisible -- because the singers are all homeless, like william
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has lived on the streets. sleeping in this shelter most nights. "it's a hard life, it's a hard life." donal noonan, the music director at the church that houses the shelter, started the choir three years ago. "i was brought up to believe if somebody needs your help, you help them. and i hope that people will recognize that in these men." the choir rehearses two nights every week. nats rehearsals marvin coine still remembers his first concert. "it was like we were rock stars...you know that's how it felt." the choir performs locally... but this year, noonan pushed to get the group to washington, d.c. "i was like i wonder if i could actually pull off the white house..." and he did. the white house invited the choir to sing for holiday visitors - their voices in the east wing tonight - matching the mood- of christmas cheer. marvin coine it was everything i hoped for and everything i dreamed of. these men -- without homes of their own --- lifting their
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in a house that belongs to everyone. kristen welker nbc news the
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good afternoon.geiger. hidden in the large budget deal passed by congress last week was a rider delaying process safety management or p-s-m from the occupational safety and health agency or osha.. the illinois fertilizer and chemical association calls it a shield for ag retailers.. the bill requires osha to conduct a formal rulemaking with public comment opportunities. and the census bureau has to set a north american industry clarification system for retail trade for farm suppliers. p-s-m was designed to make fertilizer retailers adhere to manufacturer standards for highly hazardous chemicals... specifically anhydrous ammonia. osha says p-s-m would have cost facilities two thousand dollars to comply.. but the agriculture retailer association says it would be about ten times that. they.. and the fertilizer institute both brought suit against osha earlier this year.. arguing against the
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this week the u-s circuit court of appeals blocked osha's efforts to dismiss it. it's still a range bound trade in grains.. but in the livestock recent reports are changing the dynamic. "the primary driver in the grains to some degrees have been the currencies and the dollar's weaker. so typically the weaker dollar all things being equal gives us a little stronger.." "..grain market and today we're not even, we're not seeing that. i really think you have to look at the idea that argentina has a fair amount of stocks on hand. the devaluation of their peso is likely to lead to some supplies on the foreign buyer network. sideways or rangebound, i think that's the appropriate comment on the corn market. certainly if you look over at beans, you kind of have to think the same thing." "so, if you look at the live cattle feb contract, we're filling some gaps or trying to fill a gap here that was left december 2nd. and so i think we'll probably fill that gap and today's price action is more follow through on nearly a five dollar gap left on
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comes down to is the cattle on feed report showed much smaller numbers." "we've made a nice rally from mid- november, i think we're just kind of cycling to the lower side. today we're probably just looking at this hogs and pigs report. and maybe just getting a little bit even." congress wants to review the nation's dietary guidelines... congress wants to review the nation's dietary guidelines... this comes out just as the 2015 guidelines are getting ready to be released. in the spending bill passed last week.. a million dollars were included for the national academy of medicine to study how the federal dietary guidelines are updated every five years.. and it's a result of a bipartisan attack at an october congressional hearing. "my concern is we've had these guidelines that have pushed people away from eggs and butter and milk and so forth. and then they come back and say, 'well, we were wrong.' and so my question is, what are we going to do to make sure
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ag secretary tom vilsack argues science changes.. and they are guidelines.. however.. those guidelines affects school meals and military rations.. the just-enacted spending bill will let u-s-d-a have 30 days to hire a study on the guidelines to see how evidence is assembled.. if there is process bias.. and if the latest research is used. and that wraps up the show for today.. thanks for joining us.. hope to see you again tomorrow.. we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com.. click news then agribusiness. before we go... mcdonald's may
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comfort food to its menu...macaroni and cheese. the fast food chain is trying it out at some locations in ohio. you can pair it with your burger for a dollar-75, or as an alternative to fries in your happy meal. mcdonald's has been trying out several
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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. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. 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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