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the state collects a pretty penny when you buy things at the store.... but more people are shopping on- line...and the state doesn't usually collect sales tax for that. add it all up...and state government's taking in more than 200 million less than estimators expected a year ago. iowa's economy isn't what the governor hoped but he still laid out his optimism. the governor laid out his budget in the 212 page book called it tight people here have different definitions of what tight budget really is." it's too tight for many democrats...especially when it
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the governor's signature plan. he'd take some future growth of the penny sales tax away from schools and use it to improve water quality efforts. the governor also wants the lieutenant governor to head a statewide effort to expand renewable energy. and he wants both parties to look at improvements for the
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in about two hours, president obama will give his final state of the union address. the white house says the president will discuss the economic recovery, the fight against terrorism and gun reform. the president will keep a seat empty next to the first lady to represent all of the victims of gun violence. you can watch the president's speech right here on channel 13... it starts at eight tonight. south carolina governor nikki haley will deliver the republican response. a big move for bernie sanders in iowa... he's overtaken hillary clinton in the latest quinnipiac university poll... sanders wins support of 49- percent of likely iowa caucus participants. clinton earns 44-percent. martin o'malley a distant third with 4-percent. on the december 15th poll, clinton was at 51-percent... and sanders was at 40. today's numbers show a gender gap, with men backing sanders two to one. in ames today... clinton tried to set herself apart from sanders. clinton is calling for stricter
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candidates... but clinton says she's the candidate with the right approach. think its time and very important for people to understand what those differences are. we have a big difference over guns, you know that and i think its a telling difference because if you're gonna go special interest well stand up to the most up to that gun lobby bring people together and lets have common sense gun-safety measures" clinton has also attacked sanders for his vote in favor of a bill that gave immunity to gun manufacturers... sanders says clinton is going after him now... because her campaign is in quote "serious trouble." jeb bush is back in iowa, taking about second amendment rights... bush making a campaign stop at the new bronwnell distribution center in grinnell. the company sells and distributes
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bush also said he would make it a priority to rebuild the military to stop isis. while talking to reporters, bush was asked about his super pac ad, that attacks marco rubio i cant control what anyone else does, i can control what i do. im advocating my record, plus plans to fix the mess in washington. everybody is going to be scrutinized, this is not bean bag. in fact, ive been around a few cycles, and this is pretty tame so far. bush also made stops today in coralville and ankeny... in yesterday's quinnipiac university poll, bush was at three percent among likely republican caucus-goers. more expert testimony today in the trial of a clive man accused of killing his girlfriend's 20--month-old daughter. joe lopez is charged with first degree murder.. he claims the girl's death was an accident. mike dasilva has the latest. mike dasilva: a trauma surgeon who was in the emergency room with ruby alvarez the night she was brought to the hospital and helped take care of her took the stand today...
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so the injuries that we know in the emergency room, meaning bad skull fracture, bad brain injury, and broken ribs, that is not consistent with a history of falling from a high chair. falling from a high chair does not produce that complex of injuries". dr. richard sidwell called ruby alvarezs injury situation suspicious for a non accidental trauma...meaning she didnt just fall out of a high chair. the defense pressed sidwell on the floor they say ruby fell onto. the defense arguing that the toddler accidentally fell out of a high chair onto a rigid, concrete floor, which played a role in the injuries ruby suffered. 23:35-57 "its different if you fall onto a mattress than if you fall, compared to fall on a floor but...its obvious. isnt it doctor? isnt it obvious? a concrete floor is harder than a mattress, i mean yes, i
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doesnt change the conclusion though. i didnt ask you if it changed the conclusion, im asking you if thats a factor. mike dasilva: dr sidwelllwasnt buying that argument and maintained that in his professional opinion based upon his time as a trauma surgeon...the kinds of injuries ruby suffered do not occur with a low level fall of a toddler. thank you mike...coming up at six o'clock...we'll hear a neurosurgeon's interpretation of ruby's injuries... des moines police are still investigating what lead to a shutdown of a metro hospital last night... officers were called to broadlawns medical center around eight on a possible threat. police have not said what that threat was. officers swept the building... but didn't find anything.
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firefighters were called to a trailer home in montrose - a town along the mississippi river... the trailer was wrapped in fire. one man escaped. paramedics took him by air ambulance to iowa city with severe burns and cuts. firefighters found the body of three victims inside the home. officials are not releasing their names at this time. the state fire marshal's office is investigating what caused the fire. the cold weather is spurring random acts of kindness... downtown community alliance captured this picture at seventh and locust. a box was sitting on the sidewalk, full of gloves and hand warmers... it's not clear who left the box there... the items were in demand... it was all gone by noon. and even wildlife looking for a break from the cold. the iowa dnr snapped this photo earlier today. the deer is peaking inside the manchester field office... many of us were rushing to get out of the cold too... but a warm-up is in sight... chief meteorologist ed wilson join us now...
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thursday... temperatures will be coldest this evening and rise overnight. by the time, we wake up early wednesday temperatures will be back in the mid teens. there will be a few clouds to start the day but more sun is
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the holidays have come and gone, but the season of giving is here to stay.. flooding at water works park last month forced jolly holiday lights to close. the fundraiser typically raised about 250-thousand dollars for make a wish iowa. the community answered their call for help. today, a west des moines company donated to the grant wishing organization. businessolver presented make a wish with a 10-thousand dollar check. 11:28:05 make a wish is very humbled by the outpouring of support from the community. never in our wildest dreams did we think through a catastrophe that was the flooding of jolly holiday lights this great story would come about 18 so far, the bring the jolly campaign has raised 484-thousand dollars
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flu season is starting to pick up... so are your chances of getting sick... 14:32:45 so not only can you get the flu once this year, you can get it three different times. 14:32:49 the types of flu strains circulating in iowa... and whether or not it's included in this year's vaccine. 13:07 joe, please stand and be recognized. joe gomez was recognized by governor branstad today... the job training that turned around gomez's life... and the success he's found today... but first, the des moines airport wants shuttle companies to pay more to maintain it's traffic lanes... why operators say the quarter they're
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks
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provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president, we will. more travelers are flying out of the des moines international airport... but the extra traffic... means more upkeep... in 2015, the des moines airport grew by two-percent. as a result... the airport authority board projects the cost of keeping up its traffic lanes will go up roughly 442-thousand dollars this year. to help cover the cost, the board is planning to raise the fees it charges the parking shuttles. currently, shuttles from keck, jet and economy parking pay the airport 1-50 each time they enter the airport to drop off or pick up passengers. the board wants to raise that by 25- cents. jet parking says that's too much. kelli swanson - jet parking 12:11:00 in december we made 800 trips to the airport, if you add a quarter to each one of
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kevin foley - executive director, des moines airport authority: 10:08:34 they're making part of their revenue is coming off the airport, what he we are charging for is just the expense of generate out on our front drive for using the airport. 12:08:49 the airport says the fees are used to pay for the upkeep and policing of the traffic lanes. the fee increase will likely be approved, but today the board agreed to table the final decision for a month.... to give the parking lot owners more time to discuss the proposal. if approved, the increase would go into effect on july first. after a slow start to the season, flu cases are picking up... 36:59 and once it gets started it usually takes off. 37:01 patricia quinlisk with the iowa department of health says three strains are starting to circulate in iowa... one of the strains is the virus that made so many people sick last flu season... another, is the h-1-n-1 that created a pandemic back in 20-09. the
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all three strains are covered in a vaccine... cases will likely peak in the next three or four weeks... and the season could last until april or march... 34:13 its not to late to get the shot. it takes about 1-2 weeks to reach full immunity, against flu once you get the vaccine but it will start building immediately. 34:21 so if you go right now to get your flu shot you will get that full immunity before we hit the peak in iowa. 34:27 everyone six months and up is
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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temperatures will start to increase overnight as a warm front lifts across the state tonight. more clouds will move in tonight as well. wednesday will begin with temperatures in the mid teens and reach the low 30s in the afternoon. thursday will be another mild day with temperatures as high as the low 40s. clouds build back in on friday and there may be a few flurries at times. the weekend looks to be cold with temperatures back
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as we mentioned, governor branstad delivered his condition of the state today... and he singled out a businesses owner during his speech... coming up, we'll tell you about joe gomez... and the apprenticeship
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12:33-12:44 iowa is a national leader in registered apprenticeships. apprenticeships allow individuals to 'earn while they learn' and that is exactly what joe gomez did a davenport man was highlighted during today's "condition of the state" speech. governor branstad saluted joe gomez for overcoming obstacles. as john david shows us, a special program gave gomez a second chance to
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joe gomez knows all about hard work at los primos mexican grill in davenport. "you don't give up. just keep striving." but just like this batch of rice, life sometimes takes a good stirring. "he had a lot of doors slammed in his face." joe spent seven years in federal prison for selling drugs. the result of bad choices and hanging out with the wrong people. "being locked up helped me be a better person." when the cell door opened, so did another opportunity. "that's the big thing with joe. he got a second chance, and he ran with it." "joe gomez found a future with food here at scott community college. that's where the culinary arts program helped to turn his life around" chef brad scott guided a remarkable transformation over the next three years. under the federal managed apprenticeship program, brad taught joe while joe also worked in local restaurants. "it gave him credentials. it gave him a purpose." a purpose that iowa governor terry branstad will recognize during his condition of the state
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"i'm really excited." excitement showing each day on the job. cousins esteban gomez and joe opened los primos more than two years ago. they've grown enough to add 14 jobs. "people that are around you, they care. the good crew that we've got, without all these guys, we wouldn't be what we are today." life is good for joe these days. this father, husband and chef is finding his way. "i really believe that whatever you put into something, you're going to get the same results. you put in hard work, you're going to get good results." for joe gomez, a philosophy with a future. there are some eight thousand iowans participating in the labor department's managed apprenticeship program. stick around, we'll get another look at your forecast, after
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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