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weekend. even ice cream will beg to be back in the freezer this weekend... good evening. i'm dan winters. and i'm sonya heitshusen... iowa could see a few flakes this weekend... but it will be the cold that causes problems.. chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us... blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, and drop into the single digits by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light snow wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for flurries over the next week. jurors are seated... and the
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isunderway... 25-year old joe lopez is accused of killing his girlfriend's 20- month old daughter in november of 20-14. the little girls was treated for a skull fracture and broken ribs at the hospital. she died from her injuries 4-days after being admitted. lopez claims the little girl was hurt falling out of a high chair... prosecutors aren't buying it. sot 1: "these radiologists will tell you that they have never come across a case where a child fell
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medical fall. it would be like me falling down right here. this is a ground level this, specifically, never seen that before, but most importantly never in their die from that." sot 2: "in no uncertain terms, it's the defense's position that this was a fall from a high chair, with an unusually rigid kitchen flooring. flooring made out of concrete." the trial will resume at 8 monday morning.. lopez faces life in prison if convicted. a des moines school district custodian is out of a job for bringing a loaded gun to work... in march 39-year old john keith was charged with carrying weapons on school grounds. as part of a plea deal he pled guilty to a reduced charge of carrying weapon in july.
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register... keith was then fired and denied unemployment benefits. three creston students are accused of threatening a shooting at their high school this week. all three are charged with first-degree harassment. according to radio-iowa.. the three mentioned bringing a gun to school in an online chat room monday night. an accused drunk driver is charged in a crash that nearly killed a newton man... it happened wednesday night... and even as the criminal case moves forward... the victim has already forgiven the man police arrested... channel 13's jodi whitworth has the story. 524503 - i had 7 stiches on the one cut on top - cory stout plus brusing, road rash and a stiff shoulder to match. all that doesn't matter to cory stout he's is just grateful to be alive to tell about it 560904 - he face was bandaged up and it looked like he had been through a rocky movie or something - amy
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and that's the theme he plans to take to the pulpit on sunday. cory says before the crash he had a different sermon in mind but says what happened to him this week is teachable moment decorah... cresco... charles city... and mason city... senator ted cruz is visiting them all today... the republican presidential candidate started the day in mason city... there he criticized president obama's executive orders aimed at stopping gun violence. cruz says the white house is more concerned about attacking the second amendment than attacking isis. cruz is in a dead-heat in iowa with donald trump.. but says he's tired of being asked about his main opponent. presidential candidate "i feel confident that i'm never going to have a plane with my name painted on it. i'm not going to worry about any of the other candidates, i like them all i like every one of the other republicans
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senator marco rubio... he's focusing much of his campaign on the new hampshire primary.... and during a townhall today blamed the obama administration for the backlog of cases at v-a... presidential candidate "a year and the president signed this law that executive at the va, who isn't doing a good job. let me tell you, you are more likely to win the powerball than you are to be fired from the va." the 800-million dollar jackpot is on everyone's mind... tickets are selling so fast... the iowa lottery is running out of printer paper at some locations... powerball tickets were again the hot seller at this hy-vee store in west des moines. at one point before wednesday's drawing tickets were selling at a rate of 68-hundred per minute.. the sales pace could be even higher for tomorrow's drawing. if you haven't bought your ticket yet.. here are some
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want to consider... since 19-97 the number 20 has been the most frequently drawn powerball. it was picked 75-times. the top five most frequently drawn white balls... in order are.. 26.... 41... 22... 16... and 42. regardless of the numbers you pick.. the odds are the same.. one-in-292- million. the powerball is almost looking like a better investment than the stock market... the dow took another beating today... find out how far it fell... and why 20-16 is going down in history for the wrong reason. and dozens of teachers are wanted in des moines... how the district is making it easy to land an interview coming up. and a big honor for a former cyclone... later in sports... how its taking some of the sting out of missing out on the heisman trophy. nats bell ringing the closing
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nats bell ringing the closing bell come with a relief today... the horrible week for stocks is over. the dow lost nearly 11-hundred points this week. that includes more losses today. the dow gave up 167-points.. nasdaq 45.. and the s-&-p 21. 45.. and the s-&-p 21. the ugly week on wall street isn't a surprise to everyone... some analysts say history predicted it. "it's been almost seven years since the bottom of the u.s. market, and we're overdue for a correction." much of the blame for the worst start to the year on wallstreet in u-s history is falling on china...
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by devaluing its currency. analysts say its one of two factors that could lead to even more losses.. to investors, that sends a message that china could be in worse shape than we may realize, and has sparked, once again, fears of a currency war. also making everybody anxious -- oil prices falling at one point today to a 12-year low. there is one bright spot in the u-s economy... the job market. last month. that brings the total number of two-point-five million. that's the second best year for job creation since 19-99. today's unemployment report also showed wages increased 2- and-a-half percent. that's the years. the des moines school district work tomorrow.. fair from eight to noon tomorrow at the iowa events center. the district plans to hire more than
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2016-2017 school year. the district is also hiring coaches.. counselors.. and nurses. walk-in applicants are welcome and will be interviewed as time permits starting at 8-a-m. iowa's minimum wage workers could see a pay hike next year... a measure to raise the minimum wage to 8-75 an hour failed at the statehouse last year.. this time governor branstad says he's willing to consider it... but that the focus will be on job creation... branstad tells the cedar rapids gazette, "weve tried to focus on bringing more good paying jobs to the state of iowa, focusing on attracting industry and business that will pay good higher wages. were willing to consider what may come through the legislative process." iowans aren't letting winter get the best of them... they're finding ways to enjoy the outdoors... indoors... we found several people enjoying a round of golf today at backspin indoor golf in ankeny. the business just opened last month and features five golf simulators with 95-virtual courses and a
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another option is the des moines boat and sports show on the iowa state fairgrounds. there you can check out the latest speedboats and hunting gear. in case you're wondering... spring is just 72-days away. blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, and drop into the single digits by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light snow wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for flurries over the next week. blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in theper-teens around 7 am, andop into the single digits byening. saturday night, wind ills will be in the -15 to 0 range through sunday rning. sunday will be cold all, with highs in the loe, but temperatures will
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marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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in the middle of a time when senior poverty is increasing. republicans and some democrats came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can
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and expand benefits for people who desperately need them.
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the greatest football player in iowa state history now has a spot right alongside the best players of all-time. the wait is finally over, troy davis now a member of the college football hall of fame. announced today by the national football foundation davis is one of 16 players or coaches, who will be inducted in to the class of 2016. davis played at iowa state from opponents. he's the only player in division 1 history to rush for over 2-thousand yards twice. davis led the nation in rushing as a sophomore and junior. a 2-time heisman trophy finalist, t-d still owns iowa state career records in rushing yards, all-purpose yards, 200 yard games and rushing touchdowns. davis is the 2nd cyclone player inducted in to the hall of fame, the other, ed bock who played in the 1930's. in a statement released today
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"i am extremely honored and humbled to be inducted in to the college football hall of fame. this was one of my goals when i came to iowa state. twenty years later i made it! this is a true blessing, i want thank god and everyone in ames who kept pushing me. i didn't win the heisman but i made the hall of fame." davis' head coach dan mccarney says. "i was lucky to be able to witness what troy did. this is the highest honor in college football and he was the main subject in one of the greatest chapters in the history of isu football. he is so special. i have been around a lot of great teams and still have never seen another player like troy davis." davis left iowa state after his junior year. he played 3 seasons in the nfl with the new orleans saints before heading north to the cfl where he played 7 more years, even winning a grey cup in 2005. some sad news from hawkeye basketball. the san jose mercury reports, former all-american john johnson
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johnson played 2 seasons at iowa from 1968 to 1970. as a senior he helped the hawks win the big 10 championship while averaging 28 points a game. he still holds iowa's single game scoring mark of 49 points. johnson was drafted in 1970 by the cleveland cavaliers with the 7th pick in the nba draft. georges niang, monte morris and jarrod uthoff have all been named to the lute olson award mid season watch list. an award given to non-freshman players. niang and morris have led iowa state to a 12-2 start, the cyclones host baylor tomorrow. uthoff has helped iowa to a 12-3 start, hawks dont play again till next thursday at michigan state. if you're going to the vikings and seahawks game this weekend, bundle up. its expected to be one of the coldest games in nfl history. nfc wildcard game set for noon on sunday outside in minneapolis. temps expected to be about 4 degrees at kickoff, wind chills
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the nfc wild card games are sunday. vikings seahawks can be seen right here on channel 13 at noon. game 2 on sunday, packers-redskins kicks at 3:40 and can be seen on fox. next on the news at nine... a
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on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap.
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those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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