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hear why these competitors are joining forces... to address des moines' minority population. it's monday, january 11th... today in iowa starts now. we are starting the day with temperatures in the teens and single digits and wind chills just slightly lower. skies are partly cloudy this morning and we'll continue to see more clouds today with the potential for even a few flurries. temperatures will reach the low 20s this afternoon. accident i-80/35 @ university if the accident is gone we'll use i-80/35 @ university i-236 @ 63rd
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contenders take over the metro today for yet another faceoff... on their plates this time... the struggles of local minorities. - until we start dealing with the whys and correcting the whys we will have these issues as far as economics are concerned area minority leaders gathered last night to discuss how they'll ask candidates to take a walk in their shoes all three democratic contenders are set to answer to their concerns tonight at the brown and black forum.
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justice reform, economic inequality and immigration reform. minority members say they're thankful the democratic party is willing to talk about these types of issues... and they hope the forum brings change to their communities. the rhetoric of all the other republican contenders has really started a fire in individuals who are afraid of us, afraid of change, afraid of process and afraid to include people no matter how much money they have, no matter how much support they have. we need genuine individuals who are ready to roll up their sleeves and do the work thats necessary to move our country forward the forum gets underway at seven tonight at drake's sheslow auditorium. clinton comes into the forum fresh off a historic boost to her campaign... "and so i couldn't be prouder to say that today the planned parenthood action fund is proud to endorse hillary clinton to be the next president of the united states of america." clinton becomes the first presidential candidate to get endorsed by the
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election primary. planned parenthood's president announced the news alongside clinton at a rally in new hampshire yesterday. the former secretary of state said she is "honored" by the endorsement and promises to "fight together" with the organization for women's health throughout the u-s and the world. some republican hopefuls are also starting their week here... mike huckabee starts in keokuk at 8 a-m doctor ben carson begins in fort dodge at 8-30 a-m rick santorum holds an event in orange city at 10 a-m carly fiorina holds her first event in rock rapids at noon.... yesterday people in the metro got the chance to worship with one of them... ben carson spoke at "corinthian baptist church in des moines " yesterday morning... the church's pastor says the church is an important place for candidates to show their faces... he says it gives voters a better sense of who they're really voting for. tons 398309 :09 - :26 when a candidate comes and can articulately express who they are and their relationship and their faith
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know that they don't think they are superman or superwoman but they are a ordinary person trying to do super things." a new poll shows carson in fourth place among iowans... he follows ted cruz and donald trump... in a close lead... and marco rubio. it's back to work for iowa's lawmakers this morning... today the gavel falls on the 2016 session. lawmakers sit down to a 7 billion dollar budget... and figuring out how much should go to "k-through-12" education will be at the top of their to- do lists. the des moines register has compiled a list of other top issues to look out for... it includes gun laws, water quality projects and planned parenthood. the session is set to be finished around april 19, but could go longer if
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cold temps are coming just in time for some iowans... the frigid air has finally helped freeze many of the local lakes and ponds. channel 13's josh nguyen is at one of the those frozen lakes this morning. he is going to introduce us to one man who is excited to finally get out on the lake. good morning,
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sunday football packed a punch for packers fans.... the packers played the final wild card game of the weekend, and had the chance to cap a wild stat: all four road teams winning. things don't start out well for aaron rodgers in washington.... the redskins sack for a safety... spots them an
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but rodgers gets his stride... racking up 17 unanswered points... and dominating the second half. packers head to arizona, 35-18 winners in washington. meanwhile things not so toasty for the vikings... third-coldest playoff game in nfl history. minus-six degrees fahrenheit at kickoff. vikings lead 9-nothing all the way into the 4th... russell wilson chases down the snap, and finds tyler lockett downfield for a 35 yard gain. seahawks would score to make it 9-7. later teddy bridgewater dumps it off to adrian peterson who
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kam chancellor. fumble recovered by ahtyba rubin, the former cyclone.seahawks kick go-ahead field goal., it's 10-9. vikings drive to put blair walsh in position for the game winner. it's just 27 yards. closer than an extra point.
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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 to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them.
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temperatures are in the lower to middle teens this morning with highs in the lower to middle 20s. skies will be on the cloudy side for monday, and a cold front moving through late could spark a few light snow showers. this cold front will bring another wave of cold temperatures and very breezy conditions for tuesday. however, it does look like we can expect some warmer temperatures to help melt some snow by the mid-week. accident i-80/35 @ university i-235 @ 63rd i-35 @ oralabor ming up ne,avid geigerins us with this morning's
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report. then... competing with the cold. a look at how uber.. the ride sharing service.. is trying to get you out of the house and into one of
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gvernor terry branstad wants to get reliable funding for water quality while adding a couple decades money. it was in discussions for the governor announced a proposal he's working on that would fund both education and water quality until the mid-21st century. branstad says the nutrient reduction strategy is good but the problem was a lack of reliable funding. in 2008, the governor and iowa congress passed a 20 year sales tax that would go to school infrastructure on a per student
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extend that another 20 years, guaranteeing the first $10 million of growth every ar to education, using an pected average 2.85 percent nual increase. but on top of that, any addition revenue would be the ongoing, rmanent urce of funding for e nutrient reduction strategy. branstad y t would also go point-source pollution as well as non-point. it would generate 0.7 billion dollars for hools overh riod otime. and just under $4.7 billion for water qualtyi." the t quality funding would art out small, but grow to be ch larger. vernor brstad says this oposal will take a lot of ople workingtogether in agriculture business and eduction to get it through, "it's a big bold plan, 's probably the boldestng veever recommended as governor. you know, to deal with both school infrastructure, water quality, taxes." this is still just a proposal and is subject to change as it gets more input. the iowa legislature would have to pass the extension of
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bringing a return to blustery conditions and temperatures in
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the music industry is reacting to news of david bowie's passing this morning... the 69-year old singer died yesterday following an 18- month battle with cancer... according to his agent, bowie was "surrounded by his family and friends" as he passed. bowie rose to fame in the 60's and spent four decades reinventing himself... he had just released his 25-th album on friday, his birthday. a mexican drug lord is making headlines alongside a hollywood star... joaquin "el chapo" guzman is back behind bars after escaping this past he agreed to a secret interview with sean penn... that's now published in rolling stone magazine... in it, el chapo boasts about his narcotics empire... and refers to donald trump as "mi amigo"... he says his way of life was his
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uber is cutting its prices... to compete with your warm couch. this weekend the ridesharing company announced it's cutting ride prices in 100 u-s and canadian cities. the drop comes after thy discored ides drop s peole hunker down at home for winter. price cuts differ in each city. we've been watching gas prices drop for the past few months.. and experts say they're going to keep dropping.. we'll tell you why they could continue to go down... and how long that will last. i-235 @ 63rd budget battle... a big task
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. on'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. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. they head back to work. hear why
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