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tv   Today in Iowa Saturday  NBC  January 16, 2016 8:00am-10:00am CST

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today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring
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family and friends of a murdered marion county woman are calling for justice.. 68-year old shirley carter was shot to death at her home in lacona last june... carter's family members say they know who the killer is.. and are waiting for police to make an arrest... justin surrency has more from their rally... "i feel, when she got killed i feel like i lost a mom."for many in marion county, the death of shirley carter was more than just the loss of a neighbor... "she touched so many lives and was such a geniune good person
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ways."friday's rally outside the marion county courthouse brought over 100 people all demanding results from the 7 month long homicide investigation. "we must bring some closure, we must have justice for shirley..."many have been left wondering why... "super devastating that someone could ever murder shirley carter, the nicest woman you could ever meet."and investigators have been wondering who... "someone did this and someone needs to be held responsible.."since her death june 19th in her lacona home there have been no suspects charged...bill carter, shirley's husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their youngest son jason carter but no charges have been filed against him either... "justice for shirley carter, that's what this is all about, that's what the lawsuits about, that's what the rally is about, that's what the depth of emotion you saw today was about."but many are growing impatient
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"we trust the system but it's the system will forget her and we won't let that happen" "just feet away from a memorial dedicated to soldiers who battled for our freedom...friends family and loved ones of shirley carter vowed to never give up on action." our family will never let this become a cold case. we won't let shirley's memory become a memory and i guarantee justice should be served and will be served and we will make sure it's served." the division of criminal investigation has said it is still actively working the homicide, but can't comment on any suspects or details of the case. a warning this morning about an iowa caucus phone scam... the johnston police department is investigating about half a dozen reports of someone trying to get you to hand over your personal
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to know if residents are planning to caucus on a day other than the actual date of february first. the scammer is also asking residents for their address, social security number and for them to fill out caucus-related paper work. police say if something doesn't add up, trust your gut... 302026 - i would encourage them to ask questions, if they feel like something is not right we live in a free country ask every question that you can remember, the only paperwork you may need to fill out is to register to vote. you can do that on caucus day.. with just two weeks and two days until the caucuses, donald trump is trying to attract more iowa voters as he targets one of his democratic rivals. trump paid for a private screening of the movie, "13 hours" at cobblestone theater in urbandale. the movie is based on the 20-12 attack on the u-s embassy in benghazi, libya... trump has criticized then secretary of state hillary clinton for what he says were security lapses at
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people who took the republican up on the free movie say he has their support. i heard all of the.. trying to say the right thing on tuesday, john wayne's daughter will rally with trump in her father's hometown of winterset. there, trump plans to make a special announcement. trump has gone on the attack... targeting ted cruz and whether he's even eligible to be president. its an issue the supreme court may have to decide. a texas man filed a lawsuit friday challenging cruz' status as a "natural born citizen." he was born in canada and moved to texas when he was four. cruz maintains he is eligible to be president because his mother is a u-s citizen.
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cruz fired back at trump saying he "embodies new york values." new york "so i think ted cruz actually has created a lot of anger, not only here, but a lot of people around the country are going to see this as divisive, negative. and i think he owes the people of new york an apology." new york city mayor bill de blasio wanted an apology... and he got one... in a manner of speaking. hillary clinton and andrew cuomo and bill de blasio have all demanded an apology. and i'm happy to apologize. i apologize to the millions of new yorkers who've been let down by liberal politicians in that state you won't have to travel far for the next republican debate. it's taking place here in des moines on january 28th at the iowa events center. three other republican candidates are trying to grab headlines in iowa... marco rubio is starting the day in johnston, ben carson is in northern iowa, and chris christie will
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neck and neck in the polls, hillary clinton is pulling out her not so secret weapon in iowa. former president bill clinton is campaigning here. he says his wife's economic policies will benefit all americans... not just the wealthy... 38- where ever there's a system, i'll use hillary's words, works for the struggling, the striving, and the successful, and we work together across the lines that divide, good things are happening. today, clinton will make his way to lincoln high school in des moines for an organizing event with daughter chelsea. the doors open at four 30 with the event starting at 5-15. some aspiring engineers are showing off their skills this weekend... the second annual lego league championship is going on at iowa state. 120 teams are competing in the "trash tek" challenge. it calls for the groups of 9 to 14 year olds to build and program a lego robot capable of simulating
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restoring an old car and composting waste. the two day championship is free. it wraps up tomorrow. still ahead on today in iowa saturday... avoiding the mid-day munchies... our friends from fareway show us how to kick start your metabolism.... and the healthy options that can
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real
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it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring more snow by tuesday. next on today in iowa saturday... this high energy pup is looking for a good home.
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jimmy.. plus they'll tell you more about some
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next on today in iowa saturday... this high energy pup is looking for a good home. the a-r-l introduces us to jimmy.. plus they'll tell you more about some ways you can help our four legged friends.. marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer
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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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and welcome back to today in iowa saturday. i'm joined by stephanie from the animal rescue league and this friendly fella is jimmy. jimmy is 3 and a half years old, he's a little on the lean side great great dog, he knows sit and is eager to learn. very eager to please. loves people and would be great for an active family. he also likes to show off and get belly rubs too. he is a really young at heart
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we hope someone will come and give jimmy a nice home. we of course like to talk about events coming up, in february there's some things going on. quarterly we have a pet first aid class that we offer. this is a really good course for any pet owner. you'll learn
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first aid lessons and be ready to prepare yourself for an emergency. some good tips and lessons. we have something for the horse lovers. we are offering a trail obstacle course. it's cold but it's a great opportunity to keep your
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our annual raise your paw auction is our largest event. all the money benefits the pets at the arl. you start out with a silent auction, followed by food stands and drinks. then we start another auction. it's a really fun event. we are
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welcome back to today in iowa
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whitney by the way. whitney you aren't my problem. whitney my problem is there's a vending machine out there and when i want a snack i go for the snickers bar. yes, snacks take planning. and this is one of the most common questions i get. one thing i recommend to people is to make smaller portions out of those meals you eat on a regular basis. its' a great way to keep your metabolism going throughout the day. plan in a fruit and veggie for your carb load. for proteins plan in a cheese, or something you usually eat for breakfast. when we're talking about snacks a lot of people are reaching for those sugary drinks which we call empty calories. those things don't give you any nutritional value. look for
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just like you would plan a meal, you can plan snacks. any kind of deli meat with cheese, berries and greek yogurt. it doesn't have to be hard. like i said many of your childhood favorites probably have that carb protein combo in there. well whitney thank you for all the suggestions. if you're
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more snack ideas, you can email whitney or visit our website.
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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picking a side in this rivalry got a whole lot....i'll find the right word by sunday night.
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today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will
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second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring more snow by tuesday. dozens of people are dead... killed in a hotel attack in the west africa nation of burkina faso. militants linked to al-qaeda seized a luxury hotel in the country's capitol. the attack left at least 23 people dead. it began friday night and lasted
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security forces circled the perimeter before storming the hotel. burkina faso and french authorities freed 126 hostages.. half of whom were hospitalized. the hotel is a popular meeting place for western diplomats. family of the marines missing after thursday's hawaii helicopter crash are still holding out hope for their loved ones. the coast guard is searching for the 12 marines after two military helicopters collided late thursday. crews say the two choppers were performing a routine night training flight when they went down off the coast of oahu. witnesses describe seeing a "fireball" in the ocean. poor weather conditions - including high winds and high surf - have made the search effort difficult in the seven-mile debris field. a federal judge rejected boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev's bid for a new trial and ordered him to pay restitution. tsarnaev will have to pay the victims of the deadly attack
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million dollars in restitution. however, the order is largely symbolic because tsarnaev is in federal prison and has no money or income. the judge also rejected the defense's argument that tsarnaev could not get a fair trial in boston tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year in the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others. in charleston tomorrow, the democrats will go head to head for the final time before the iowa caucuses. as hillary clinton's poll numbers drop against bernie sanders, many are expecting a real showdown. kristen welker gives us a preview of what we can expect. its the showdown in south carolina - hillary clinton and bernie sanders set to take the stage sunday...in what promises to be the most contentious debate yet. their heated rhetoric on the trail a preview....of things to come. senator sanders has been a pretty reliable vote for the gun lobby..
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war in iraq! it will be the last time the candidates face-off before the critical iowa caucuses, with the race now in an unexpected dead heat. on the tonight show...clinton brushed aside her evaporating lead. "this is not a job they give away. you really do have to work hard for it and it is the hardest job in the world so i get up every day and go right at it." but could it be dj vu from 2008....when a surging clinton came in third behind political upstart barack obama.... the latest des moines register bloomberg poll shows her leas has narrowed to 2 points...42 to 40 percent. today on morning joe - she argued, she's a different candidate now. "look im different. you know, i have served as secretary of sate" bernie sanders... like obama -- has energized young and independent voters - and now he's flexing his muscles..... welker standup: with preparations underway here in charleston......the candidates expected to draw sharp battle lines over guns, wall street and healthcare." clinton has been trying to gain traction by slamming sanders' proposal for a medicare for all,
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"basically he wants to start all over again with a whole new plan and another big national divisive debate, which i just don't agree with. " sanders insists that's not true...telling nbc news. proposing getting rid of programs in place? move toward one system which expands medicare to all people, you're not gonna need medicaid, every america will have comprehensive healthcare a sleeper race....now a political thriller....kristen welker nbc news charleston. clinton is bringing in another pop star to attract young iowa voters demi lovato will be in iowa city next week... clinton has already drawn celebrity support from singer katy perry... the event with lovato is set for thursday evening at 7-30 in the university of iowas memorial union. republican candidates are looking for support in iowa today.. marco rubio is starting the day in johnston while chris christie will be in urbandale, ames and fort dodge. the tennessee couple struck it rich in this week's record powerball
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the robinsons made the announcement on the today show. they claimed their 529 million dollar prize yesterday. john works as a maintenance supervisor and savannah is an office coordinator in the small town of munford. the new multi-millionaires plan to keep working... "that's what we've done all our lives... is work. you just can't sit down and lay down and not do nothing anymore. i mean, how long you gonna last?" you know... we do wanna enjoy a little bit of our earnings... and maybe invest a little bit of it so our son and our daughter --- they'll have it and they'll never need anything again." two other winning tickets were sold in california and florida. still ahead on today in iowa saturday... see your favorite broadway musical play out on stage. or venture into a fantasy world of magical creatures. some of the
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weekend in the metro. (donkey noise) (elephant noise) (mic screech) there's a big difference between making noise... (mic tap) ...and making sense. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) when it comes to social security,
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our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates! enough talk.
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good morning everyone. it's
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and enjoy des moines and the metro. disney is coming to the des moines civic center. the broadway musical "newsies" takes the stage at 2 and 7:30 p-m. tickets for the show start at $35. venture into a fantasy world. and follow a group of kids as they meet the magical creatures of narnia. the des moines playhouse is showing the lion, the witch and the wardrobe at 1 and 4 this afternoon. tickets start at 18 dollars for students and 22 dollars for adults. finally, cheer on the iowa wild as they hit the wells fargo arena ice against the san jose barracuda. and don't miss the postgame concert from country artist cam. the night starts when the puck drops at 7. tickets start at 14 dollars. remember, there are thousands of ways to enjoy des moines and the metro. to find out how, check out our website at catch des moines dot
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today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5".
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minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring
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still ahead on today in iowa saturday. follow a ragged band of teenaged 'newsies' as they dream of a life far from the hardship of the streets learn where you can "seize the day," next. coming up in sports top ten hawkeyes put a
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welcome back to today in iowa saturday. disney and acapella fans can catch disney's newsies and vocalosity as they hit center stage at the civic center this month. i'm
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halfway through the boys basketball season, plenty of ciml teams look like contenders. that list includes dowling and ankeny. hawks and maroons a combined 17 and 3 on the year. top 10 showdown from cherry street in ankeny.
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inbound floater in the lane, gets it to drop. but dowling doesnt waste any time, right back down the court. brendan dougherty with his own layup. and maroons up 3. later dowling goes inside to big ted brown. what can brown do for you? dunk.. maroons still up 3. hawks battle back. conor riordan showing the range from deep. 3 from the top. back and forth we go. but riordan isnt done. another from the land of 3. ankeny wins 67-59 hoover -roosevelt. the inaugural roughrider hall of fame class honored before the game. dan grimm, eric randolph, tom schulze, deb stetson, and randy
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was unable to attend hoover trying to spoil the night. y'vez quinn rainbow three falls. it's an early six point huskies lead. riders on the move, gatdoar kueth comes out of the scrum. right hand layup is good. roosevelt gives hoover all they can handle but the huskies hang on 50- 49 7 of the top 10 girls teams reside in central iowa. valley and southeast polk both want to be cutting down the nets in march. tigers ranked 4th, rams 9th, tigers firs the first shot. shea fuller with the steal and a layup valley up 2 early. rams answer. shiloh mccool . working the baseline. bucket and 1. sep back on xop by 3. more from the rams. casey 3 for number 14. tigers respond with defense. steal, ahead to zoey young, the freshman. layup good. but its not enough rams win a good one 74-60 back
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girls and the hawkettes. 4th q. sydney shadravan buries the 3. ankeny battling uphill all game. too much from dowling. emma gaber answers from downtown. maroons roll 78-39 drake women back home hosting indiana state. 3rd q. bulldogs starting to pull away. courtney rush, bottoms up from deep. 11 for rush. drake up 17. more in the 3rd. sarah rhine battling inside, if at first you dont succeed, try try again. good on the putback. dogs rolling. more from rhine. great pass from maddie dean, and 1. drake cruises 8-55 over indiana state. tom brands and the hawkeye wrestlers have 1 goal, national
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iowa last won the title. hawks ranked 2nd on the road at wisconsin. 125 pounds. 2nd ranked thomas gilman, no trouble. back points to end it. 23-7 tech fall. iowa up 12-0 after 3 matches. 133 pounds. the pride of southeast polk cory clark, ranked 3rd taking on number 7 ryan taylor. clark with a big takedown. clark wins 7-3 149. brandon sorenson, also ranked 2nd in the country. hard fought 6-3 win. hawkeyes roll over the badgers 31-3. more wrestling...pro wrestling at wells fargo arena. body slams, in between basketball. energy taking on grand rapids. good vision by laz jones, james
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lays it in. 70-64 energy lead. former kentucky star, andrew harrison, wildcat pride. . three ball puts iowa up 11. energy win again 112-98 hockey. wild lose on the road at chicago 3-0. iowa state needs a win. not just to stay in the big 12 race but also to put fans, at ease. cyclones have lost 3 of their last 4 games including an overtime loss on tuesday at texas. defense and rebounding have been problems for iowa state and could be the key to turning the season around. with kansas and oklahoma looming on the schedule this is pretty
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tipoff set for 3:00 in manhattan
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our family will never let this become a cold case. we won't let shirley's memory become a memory plea for justice. friends and family remember a marion county mother killed in her own home... what they're asking from investigators and how carter
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today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week.
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family and friends of a murdered marion county woman are calling for justice.. 68-ear old shirley carter was shot to death at her home in lacona last june... carter's family members say they know who the killer is.. and are waiting for police to make an arrest... justin surrency has more from their rally... "i feel, when she got killed i feel like i lost a mom."for many in marion county, the death of shirley loss of a neighbor... "she touched so many lives and
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ways."friday's rally outside the marion county courthouse brought over 100 people all demanding results from the 7 month long homicide investigation. "we must bring some closure, we must have justice for shirley..."many have been left wondering why... could ever murder shirley carter, the nicest woman you could ever meet."and wondering who... "someone did this and someone responsible.."since her death june 19th in her lacona home there have been no suspects charged...bill carter, shirley's husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their youngest son jason carter but no charges have been filed against him either... "justice for shirley carter, that's what this is all about, that's what the lawsuits about, that's what the rally is about, that's what the depth of emotion you saw today was
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with the investigation... "we trust the system but it's slow right now the fear is that the system will forget her and we won't let that happen" "just feet away from a memorial dedicated to soldiers who battled for our freedom...friends family and loved ones of shirley carter vowed to never give up on action." our family will never let this become a cold case. we won't let shirley's memory become a memory and i guarantee justice should be served and will be served and we will make sure it's served." the division of criminal investigation has said it is still actively working the homicide, but can't comment on any suspects or details of the case. a warning this morning about an iowa caucus phone scam... the johnston police department is investigating about half a dozen reports of someone trying to get you to hand over your personal information. the caller wants to know if residents are planning to caucus on a day
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february first. the scammer is also asking residents for their address, social security number and for them to fill out caucus-related paper work. police say if something doesn't add up, trust your gut... 302026 - i would encourage them to ask questions, if they feel like something is not right we live in a free country ask every question that you can remember, the only paperwork you may need to fill out is to register to vote. you can do that on caucus day.. with just two weeks and two days until the caucuses, donald trump is trying to attract more iowa voters as he targets one of his democratic rivals. trump paid for a private screening of the movie, "13 hours" at cobblestone theater in urbandale. the movie is based on the 20-12 attack on the u-s embassy in benghazi, libya... trump has criticized then secretary of state hillary clinton for what he says were security lapses at the embassy. most of the people who took the republican up on the free movie
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i heard all of the.. trying to say the right thing on tuesday, john wayne's daughter will rally with trump in her father's hometown of winterset. there, trump plans to make a special announcement. trump has gone on the attack... targeting ted cruz and whether he's even eligible to be president. its an issue the supreme court may have to decide. a texas man filed a lawsuit friday challenging cruz' status as a "natural born citizen." he was born in canada and moved to texas when he was four. cruz maintains he is eligible to be president because his mother is a u-s citizen. the texas senator isn't making any friends in new york... cruz fired back at trump saying
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new york "so i think ted cruz actually has created a lot of anger, not only here, but a lot of people around the country are going to see this as divisive, negative. and i think he owes the people of new york an apology." new york city mayor bill de blasio wanted an apology... and he got one... in a manner of speaking. hillary clinton and andrew cuomo and bill de blasio have all demanded an apology. and i'm happy to apologize. i apologize to the millions of new yorkers who've been let down by liberal politicians in that state you won't have to travel far for the next republican debate. it's taking place here in des moines on january 28th at the iowa events center. three other republican candidates are trying to grab headlines in iowa... marco rubio, ben carson, and chris christie all have campaign stops in the state. neck and neck in the polls, hillary clinton is pulling out her not so secret weapon in iowa. former president bill clinton is campaigning here. he says his
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will benefit all americans... not just the wealthy... where ever there's a system, i'll use hillary's words, works for the struggling, the striving, and the successful, and we work together across the lines that divide, good things are happening. today, clinton will make his way to lincoln high school in des moines for an organizing event with daughter chelsea. the doors open at four 30 with the event starting at 5-15. on monday the nation will celebrate the life of martin luther king junior. "i have a dream today." students at samuleson elementary held a peace walk yesterday to remember the civil rights activist. 470 students joined hands and listened to king's "i have a dream speech" and sang "we shall overcome". teachers say the exercise means a lot
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36:52 i think they're aware of what is going on in the world and they see things on tv and i think there is an understanding, that this is something that is a result of the many years that we that we have struggled with this as a country. 37:06 in honor of m-l-k day, des moines and other schools won't have classes.. plus all federal and state agencies will be closed. some aspiring engineers are showing off their skills this weekend... the second annual lego league championship is going on at iowa state. 120 teams are competing in the "trash tek" challenge. it calls for the groups of 9 to 14 year olds to build and program a lego robot capable of simulating things like recycling materials, restoring an old car and composting waste. the two day championship is free. it wraps up tomorrow. coming up later on today in iowa saturday... things are heating up in the try at home to make
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cake. she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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today is going to be cold with feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a
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snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring
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a des moines chef who feeds the homeless recently found himself needing help to keep his restaurant open. but he says he never imagined the avalanche of assistance that would follow. coming up next ... see who all came to the aid of "chef d" to make sure he can keep his business and charity work
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the power of the people... one local chef says his doors will stay open, and his charity work will continue, thanks to the fast
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of the community. derrick walton, better known around town as "chef d," struggled with homelessness for years. in 20-14, he opened his own restaurant in des moines, and every monday, he feeds the homeless. but chef d's rock power pizza came close to closing... channel 13's reid chandler shows us how the community stepped in to help.. derrick walton, "chef d" :10-18 lizzie gillman - st. andrew's church volunteer :55-1:06 just one week ago, the future of chef d's rock power pizza was uncertain. "much different place, much different place. the community stepped up, and truly put their hearts into helping us keep these doors open." - derrick walton, "chef d" derrick walton, better known as "chef d," opened these doors just two years ago... part pizzeria, part homeless shelter...chef d reserves his tables every monday night for des
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"i was once homeless myself; i made a lot of poor choices and decisions. and you know, i take ownership of that." - derrick walton, "chef d" a mission to help those in need...a cause that earned chef d national recognition when ellen degeneres surprised him with two appearances on her show, and a nice, fat check. despite the overwhelming support, donations dwindled, and the doors at chef d's seemed sure to close by february. "we were at $4,000. in an hour. in a whole week, having tripled that amount - just the original goal - blows us...just blows our mind!" - lizzie gillman - st. andrew's church volunteer with the help of some volunteers from saint andrew's episcopal church, chef d's go-fund-me campaign tripled his goal in just hours. "i was so numbers jumping. phone was ringing, people were saying, 'hey, did you see your gofundme page?'" - derrick walton, "chef d" but raising the money is only half the battle... "so the community has given chef fish, and we want to help teach him to fish." - lizzie gillman - st. andrew's church volunteer an overwhelming number of volunteers stepping up, offering to help chef d file for non-profit status, increase marketing, and create a long- term business plan to keep those doors open for good. "this mission is so important, that we continue this all year round. homelessness is an issue all year round." - derrick walton, "chef d" the
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behind one man's cause, making it their own. "because the community, if they can rally like that, they can continue to rally." keeping chef d in the kitchen, and giving the city's homeless a home. in des moines, reid chandler, channel 13 news. chef d will continue to get fundraising support from the community at the end of this month. the local band, brother trucker, has offered to host a benefit concert for the restaurant on
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good morning and welcome back to
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actually at meredith across the street but we're in another spot today. we found our way back to the test kitchen. i have with me colleen weedan. welcome to the test kitchen. this is where we actually do our testing. we've been remodeled a couple times but we still test recipes. it's going to be featured in the february issue of better homes and gardens. we test recipes so you don't have to. our equipment is everything you'd find in your own kitchen. sample of salad dressing. it's a really great way to add great flavor. roasting vegetables, arrange the vegetables, drizzle with oil and sprinkle on salt, pepper and seasoning. take the hot pan and put it on top of the vegetables. you'll see the
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here. sometimes you're not sure your bread is done. insert a thermometer into your bread and it should read 200 degrees. more tips in the february issue. thank you colleen for having us.
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today is going to be cold with highs in the teens and real feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be
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be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring more snow by tuesday.
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story... family and friends of 68-year old shirley carter are calling for justice. they gathered outside the marion county courthouse yesterday.. the grandmother was shot to death at her home in lacona last june. her husband and two children have a wrongful death lawsuit against the youngest son, jason carter. the division of criminal investigation is still actively working on the case, but so far no charges have been filed. dozens of people are dead... killed in a hotel attack in the west africa nation of burkina faso. militants linked to al-qaeda seized a luxury hotel in the country's capitol. the attack left at least 23 people dead.... -plus four extremists. it began friday night and lasted into the early morning hours. security forces circled the perimeter before storming the hotel. burkina faso and french authorities freed 126 hostages.. half of whom were hospitalized. the hotel is a popular meeting
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family of the marines missing after thursday's hawaii helicopter crash are still holding out hope for their loved ones. the coast guard is searching for the 12 marines after two military helicopters collided late thursday. crews say the two choppers were performing a routine night training flight when they went down off the coast of oahu. witnesses describe seeing a "fireball" in the ocean. poor weather conditions - including high winds and high surf - have made the search effort difficult in the seven-mile debris field. a federal judge rejected boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev's bid for a new trial and ordered him to pay restitution. tsarnaev will have to pay the victims of the deadly attack more than 101- million dollars in restitution. however, the order is largely symbolic because tsarnaev is in federal prison and has no money or income. the judge also rejected the
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not get a fair trial in boston tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year in the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others. in charleston tomorrow, the democrats will go head to head for the final time before the iowa caucuses. as hillary clinton's poll numbers drop against bernie sanders, many are expecting a real showdown. kristen welker gives us a preview of what we can expect. its the showdown in south carolina - hillary clinton and bernie sanders set to take the stage sunday...in what promises to be the most contentious debate yet. their heated rhetoric on the trail a preview....of things to come. senator sanders has been a pretty reliable vote for the gun lobby.. "secretary clinton voted for the war in iraq! it will be the last time the candidates face-off before the critical iowa caucuses, with the race now in an unexpected dead heat. on the tonight show...clinton brushed aside her evaporating
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give away. you really do have to work hard for the world so i it." but could it be dj vu from 2008....when a surging clinton came in third obama.... the latest des moines register bloomberg poll shows her leas has narrowed to 2 points...42 to 40 percent. today on morning joe - she argued, she's a different candidate now. "look im different. you know, i have served as secretary of sate" bernie sanders... like obama -- has energized young and independent voters - and now he's flexing his muscles..... welker standup: with preparations underway here in charleston......the candidates expected to draw sharp battle lines over guns, wall street and healthcare." clinton has been trying to gain traction by slamming sanders' proposal for a medicare for all, government run healthcare plan: "basically he wants to start all over again with a whole new plan and another big national divisive debate, which i just don't agree with. " sanders insists that's not true...telling nbc news. proposing getting rid of programs in place? move toward one system which
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you're not gonna need medicaid, every america will have comprehensive healthcare a sleeper race....now a political thriller....kristen welker nbc news charleston. republican candidates are looking for support in iowa today.. marco rubio is starting the day in johnston while chris christie will be in urbandale, ames and fort dodge. the tennessee couple stuck it rich in this week's record powerball jackpot. the robinsons made the announcement on the today show. they claimed their 529 million dollar prize yesterday. john works as a maintenance supervisor and savannah is an office coordinator in the small town of munford. the new multi-millionaires plan to keep working... "that's what we've done all our lives... is work. you just can't sit down and lay down and not do nothing
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you know... we do wanna enjoy a little bit of our earnings... and maybe invest a little bit of it so our son and our daughter --- they'll have it and they'll never need anything again." two other winning tickets were sold in california and florida. still ahead on today in iowa saturday... a waiting list of more than 100 thousand people. but this michigan man found his match living under the same roof.
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today is going to be cold with feels close to 0. it is going to be even colder on sunday with highs barely above 0. wind chill warnings go into effect tonight and last until noon on sunday for areas along and north of hwy 20. this is where it will feel close to -30. there will be a wave of light snow overnight. snow totals will be between 0.5" and 1.5". although accumulations will be minor, slick conditions will still be possible for those out early on sunday. it will be cold to start the work week, but temperatures will start to trend warmer by the second half of the week. however, another round of snow could bring
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a woman in michigan gave her husband an unforgettable gift and one he may never be able to match. joe lafurgey has their story. jim and laurie sisson's lap around the halls at mercy health, st. mary's 8th floor is fueled by unconditional love... and a life renewed. "we've been very blessed. there's so many people out there that are not this fortunate." jim sisson suffered from polycystic kidney disease... a rare, genetic disorder. one that killed his father in the 1980's. sisson got on a waiting list joining more than 100 thousand people nationwide for a new kidney. turns out a match was living under the same roof. monday, they took one kidney out of laurie and put it in jim. "he kept saying he didn't want me to do it. he wouldn't think any less of me if i didn't. i said god didn't make me a match for me to be selfish and keep the kidney to myself. there was
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thinking i don't want to do this." laurie's kidney worked... and in more ways than one. "i've been praying for a long time that. that we could reignite a spark ya know, when your married 35 years sometimes it takes a little oomph to get things where they should be. you gotta be careful what you pray for." if there's one message the couple wants to get out... it's the importance of organ donations. in michigan alone, the waiting list for a new kidney is close to 3,000 people. 353 are waiting for a call from mercy health st. mary's transplant program. "the longest waiting list is in michigan. if i would have went to ohio i could have got one within a year or two maybe because they have alot more people that signed the registered donor list." today, just three days after receiving his new kidney from his laurie, jim celebrates his 55th birthday knowing full well his next challenge will be
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laurie... even though it will never match the one she's given him. "you are going to take her on some kind of trip, aren't you?." "where ever she want to go now... who's she kidding." according to the iowa donor network 6 hundred and 1 people are waiting for an organ transplant in iowa. and already this year 5 organs have been transplanted. coming up next in sports... teams are halfway through their season and it's a top ten showdown in ankeny. all the action from high school
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halfway through the boys basketball season, plenty of ciml teams look like contenders. that list includes dowling and ankeny. hawks and maroons a combined 17 and 3 on the year. top 10 showdown from cherry street in ankeny. 1st q. conor riordan off the
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drop. but dowling doesnt waste any time, right back down the court. brendan dougherty with his own layup. and maroons up 3. later dowling goes inside to big ted brown. what can brown do for you? dunk.. maroons still up 3. hawks battle back. conor riordan showing the range from deep. 3 from the top. back and forth we go. but riordan isnt done. another from the land of 3. ankeny wins 67-59 hoover -roosevelt. the inaugural roughrider hall of fame class honored before the game. dan grimm, eric randolph, tom schulze, deb stetson, and randy duncan are the 5 inductees. duncan was unable to attend hoover trying to spoil the night. y'vez quinn rainbow three falls. it's an early six point huskies lead.
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kueth comes out of the scrum. right hand layup is good. roosevelt gives hoover all they can handle but the huskies hang on 50- 49 7 of the top 10 girls teams reside in central iowa. valley and southeast polk both want to be cutting down the nets in march. tigers ranked 4th, rams 9th, tigers firs the first shot. shea fuller with the steal and a layup valley up 2 early. rams answer. shiloh mccool . working the baseline. bucket and 1. sep back on top by 3. more from the rams. casey stuart. uno, dos, tres. thats 3 for number 14. tigers respond with defense. steal, ahead to zoey young, the freshman. layup good. but its not enough rams win a good one 74-60 back
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girls and the hawkettes. 4th q. sydney shadravan buries the 3. ankeny battling uphill all game. too much from dowling. emma gaber answers from downtown. maroons roll 78-39 drake women back home hosting indiana state. 3rd q. bulldogs starting to pull away. courtney rush, bottoms up up 17. more in the 3rd. sarah rhine battling inside, if at first you dont succeed, try try again. good on the putback. dogs rolling. more from rhine. great pass from maddie dean, and 1. drake cruises 8-55 over indiana hawkeye wrestlers have 1 goal, national its been 6 years since iowa last won the title. hawks ranked 2nd on the road at wisconsin. 125 pounds. 2nd
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gilman, no trouble. back points up 12-0 after 3 pride of southeast polk cory clark, ranked 3rd clark with a big takedown. clark wins 7-3 149. brandon sorenson, also fought 6-3 win. hawkeyes roll over the badgers 31-3. more wrestling...pro wrestling at wells fargo arena. body slams, in between basketball. energy taking on grand rapids. good vision by laz jones, james ennis lays it in. 70-64 energy lead.
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harrison, wildcat pride. . three ball puts iowa up 11. energy win again 112-98 hockey. wild lose on the road at chicago 3-0. iowa state needs a win. not just to stay in the big 12 race but also to put fans, at ease. cyclones have lost 3 of their last 4 games including an overtime loss on tuesday at texas. defense and rebounding have been problems for iowa state and could be the key to turning the season around. with kansas and oklahoma looming on the schedule this is pretty much a must win for iowa state. tipoff set for 3:00 in manhattan with your sports on today in iowa, i'm
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welcome aboard my starship. ahoy, mateys! it's full of things i love... like me brave crew...
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and free of things i don't. like aliens. just like eye patches. and when it's time to refuel, i eat chex cereal. it's full of stuff we pirates need. no artificial flavors, and it's gluten-free. excelsior! eat up, me hearties! keep it down! i'm exploring the galaxy. arrrr, that's not even a real spaceship. and before we go... a st. louis dad decided to take the corporate route when his son
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the request for 20-bucks was met with this denial letter from the ceo of "dad savings and loan." it was complete with the institution's letterhead and slogan- "because, apparently i look like i'm made of money" the denial cited the son's insufficient funds and a history of not doing chores. the lter also says he can appeal to the complaint department... his
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