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[cheers and applause]community support. family and friends are mourning the loss of a mother and three kids killed in a weekend house fire. the challenges firefighters faced trying to save them and what people in the town are doing to help. giving back... in honor of martin luther king junior day one community is using their day off to give back... how they're doing it and why they're encouraging community members to help in their efforts. news at noon front door open the boxholm community is rallying around a husband and father who lost his family in a weekend fire. its the most devastating thing
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you go to work and you come home and youve lost everything and i mean everything flames engulfed the sorenson sunday morning. a mom and three children were inside at the time. nine fire departments battled below zero temperatures ... trying to rescue the family. but 27 year old amber sorenson, her two daughters - 9 year old riley and her four year old son...brayden... all were found huddled together in an upstairs bedroom... we had a tough time, there were nine fire departments, we froze up 6 trucks, 2 fire hydrants and drained a water tower and hauled water from 3 miles south of town at the xenia rural tower and froze it up, then ended up going 6 miles away and hauling water from there
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used to keep the family's pets warm caused the fire. a family friend of the sorenson's set up a go fund me page for john. so far the page has raised about 28- to donate...there's a our website. the marion county sheriffs office says a rape case from 2008 has been solved thanks to dna. forty-four-year-old james was already in prison on separate sexual abuse and kidnapping charges, has now been charged for sexual assault in another case. officials say a woman reported she was raped in august 2008 but she couldnt identify the man. but in 2014, another reported sexual assault in iowa, murphy was identified as a suspect and his dna was take and given to a dna base and a match was discovered, linking murphy back to the marion county
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a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for january 22. fort dodge police say a man is behind bars.. accused of throwing a fake bomb-like device inside a home. 40 year old tyrone fudge is charged with simulated explosive violation and first degree harrassment. police say fudge threw an object with a lighter attached to it through the kitchen window of a fort dodge home yesterday. authorities searched the suspect's home and say fudge had home. two weeks away from the iowa than bernie sanders. the two clashed last night in the most intense democratic debate andrea mitchell reports. the fireworks exploded right guns: clinton: i have made it clear based on senator sanders' own record that he gun lobby numerous times.
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that what she says is very disingenuous. i have a d-minus voting record from the nra. and then - health care: clinton accusing sanders of trying to kill obamacare by proposing a new medicare-for-all program: clinton: there are things we can do to improve it. but to tear it up, and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate, i think is the wrong direction. sanders: that is nonsense. what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman, and child as a right. firing back -- sanders blasted clinton's ties to wall street: sanders: i don't take money from speaking fees from goldman sachs. clinton: i can take that, but he's criticized president obama for taking donations from wall street, and president obama has led our country out of the great recession sanders: you've received over $600,000 in speaking fees from
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sachs in one year. clinton: you're the only one on this stage that voted to deregulate the financial market in 2000. clinton repeatedly emphasized her ties to president obama - whom sanders at times has opposed: clinton he even, in 2011, publicly sought against friends. we've worked together on many issues. we have some differences of opinion. as to what role her husband house: clinton: well, it'll start at the kitchen table, we'll see how it goes from there. i'm gonna to ask for his ideas, i'm gonna ask for his advice, and i'm gonna use him as a goodwill emissary to go around the country to find the best ideas we've got.asked whether he regrets having called bill clinton's past transgressions "disgraceful and unacceptable" -- sanders called it old news. i
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yes, his behavior was deplorable. have i issue? no, i have not. but sanders showed no reluctance to trumpet his surge in iowa and new hampshire polls: sanders: when this campaign began she was 50 points ahead of me. we guess what? in iowa, new hampshire, the race is very very close. fresh off the debate stage..the making fresh off the debate stage..the making her way to iowa. clinton will meet with voters at the tonight. and a few other white house hopefuls are spending the day in iowa... republicans marco rubio, chris christie, rick santorum, carly fiorina, and rand paul have campaign stops across the state. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to at
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ad lib wx quick this afternoon temperatures will be back into the double digits, although this is still about 20 below average for mid-january. the winds will stay light out of the nw making it feel like 0. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible in the metro. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80. temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. iowans started the day honoring
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breakfast. community members and leaders celebrated his life's work at drake university. p-b-s host travis smiley gave the keynote address and spoke about the next generation of leaders. also this morning, merrill middle school principal alex hanna was
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difference award... oh i was very honored, it's a very prestigious award, and very honored to not only have been nominated but selected for the award. so it means a lot to me because i've tried to give back to the community, give back to the state, to our families we serve and students we serve at merill middle school and at my church union baptist church. proceeds from today's breakfast will benefit the grubb ymca. the urbandale food pantry is spending the holiday giving back to the community. the food pantry is accepting new warm weather gear like scarves and hats. organizers say it's their way of honoring martin luther king junior's legacy. 33:41-34:08 if you're warm in you to think of those who aren't. and if you're warm in your home and have food on the table... think about those who need the help...and it is cold but it'll warm your heart to bring items and just participate in today and serve
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you can drop off your donations for the food pantry at the urbandale public library until two this afternoon. the ankeny school district may add some much needed classroom space at four of its elementary schools. the expansion would help accommodate the 446 new students enrolled this school year and delay construction of a new school until at least 20-20. school officials say the plan to add about 9 hundred square feet at each of the schools would cost the district about 4 point 2 million dollars... school board members will discuss the expansion at a meeting later today... these cold temps aren't stopping some people from getting out and enjoying the holiday... it's pretty cold but i'm layered. as long as i have a railing, i'm doing well
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today after staying closed yesterday because of the subzero temperatures. your trip around the rink goes to help the homeless... a suggested donation of socks or gloves are being accepted at the door. you can stop by anytime until nine tonight. still ahead on your news at noon... this young girl is battling the biggest fight of her life. how a simple act of kindness is keeping the smile on her face...and showing her she's not alone. elementary school brings many perks. nap time, mid-day snacks, and every student's favorite...recess. why some educators say more time outside leads to less distraction inside. in a time when academic demands
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announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion in his state? and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible
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are ramping up, a controversial change at some schools in texas. while others are doing away with recess, these schools are giving kids even more. janet shamlian tells us more. these first graders are incredibly attentive. no one's staring at the clock or teacher says they're like this every day. so, what's the secret? at brown elementary in irving, texas..
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break but two three , a total of four 15 - minute recess periods every day. more than double what they had before.. they begin 2 hours after the first bell and are spread brown and other north texas schools are part of a 3 year trial of more frequent breaks based on findland's acclaimed schooling system. the project headed by texas christian university and debbie rhea. rhea says benefits go beyond academics.. stronger social skills from more play time.. and the obvious advantages of physical activity some schools have recently done
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time for test prep. at brown, academics now get 30 fewer minutes a day. 6-year-old taylen chambers, her mom says, is having a much better year. and no surprise, kids think it's great. recess on the rise.. as schools test more frequent study breaks for today, janet shamlian, nbc news, irving, texas. and if students did have school today...they probably would
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this afternoon temperatures will be back into the double digits, although this is still about 20 below average for mid-january. the winds will stay light out of the nw making it feel like 0. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible in the metro. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80. temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back
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one cancer patient's smile got a little brighter because of the work of complete strangers... coming up next... learn the story of a little girl and her fight with leukemia. most young girls grow up dre 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.
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you better believe it.
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but this young girl battling leukemia received a doll that
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like her. her mother says the kindness from a stranger is comforting the five year old girl as she goes through another around of chemo. marianne martinez shares the story. five year old elsa wiemerslage is about to start her third round of chemotherapy. by her side -- a doll that looks just like her. "i think it's amazing" but, this doll didn't come from friends or family -- it was the work of complete strangers. "she's being thought of for special things. it gives her a little bit of the childhood she's missing" "getting the dolls to the patients all started with a simple post on social media" this is melissa hanstein, who works for a local cancer organization she and a co-worker started a personal gofundme page to raise money for dolls. "i had not idea in 24 hours we raised more than double our goal" then, american girl heard about the effort on social media and
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dolls. the money raised by melissa will go toward more dolls in the future. "it's a special way to make the journey a little easier" when elsa goes into remission .. she will able to take her doll to american girl and pick out a hairstyle. "get some hair for her" and she has a message for everyone who's donated.. and helped make her hospital stay ... a little brighter. "thank you" teases are done! 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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community support. family and friends are mourning the loss of a mother and three kids killed in a weekend house fire. the challenges firefighters faced trying to save them and what people in the town are doing to help. giving back... in honor of martin luther king junior day one community is spending the day making a difference. what they're doing and how they're encouraging others to help . the boxholm community is rallying around a husband and father who lost his family in a weekend fire. its the most devastating thing to ever think about is you know you go to work and you come home and youve lost everything and i mean everything
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home on beech street around one sunday morning. a mom and three children were inside at the time. nine fire departments battled below zero temperatures ... trying to rescue the family. but 27 year old amber sorenson, her two daughters - 9 year old riley and 6 year old autumn- along with her four year old son...brayden... all died. firefighters say the four were found huddled together in an upstairs bedroom... we had a tough time, there were nine fire departments, we froze up 6 trucks, 2 fire hydrants and drained a water tower and hauled water from 3 miles south of town at the xenia rural tower and froze it up, then ended up going 6 miles away and hauling water from there officials believe a space heater used to keep the family's pets warm caused
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up a go fund me page for john. so far the page has raised about 28- thousand dollars. if you'd like link to the go fund me page on our website. the marion county sheriffs office says d-n-a evidence has solved a 2008 rape case. forty-four-year-old james michael murphy of knoxville is facing new charges. he was already in prison for a separate sexual abuse and kidnapping case. officials say a woman reported being raped in august 2008, but she couldnt identify the man. back in 2014, murphy was identified as a suspect in a sexual assault ...his dna was taken and placed in a dna data base. that linked murphy to the marion county case from 2008. a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for january 22. fort dodge police say a man is behind bars.. accused of throwing a fake bomb-like device inside a home. 40 year old tyrone fudge is charged
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violation and first degree harrassment. police say fudge threw an object with a lighter attached to it through the kitchen window of a fort dodge home yesterday. authorities searched the suspect's home and say fudge had another similar device in his home. two weeks away from the iowa caucuses and the race is tighter than ever between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. the two clashed last night in the most intense democratic debate of the presidential campaign . andrea mitchell reports. the fireworks exploded right from the start - first, over guns: clinton: i have made it clear based on senator sanders' own record that he has voted with the nra, with the gun lobby numerous times. sanders: secretary clinton knows that what she says is very disingenuous. i have a d-minus voting record from the nra. and then - health care: clinton accusing sanders of trying to kill obamacare by proposing a new
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clinton: there are things we can do to improve it. but to tear it up, and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate, i think is the wrong direction. sanders: that is nonsense. what a medicare for all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman, and child as a right. firing back -- sanders blasted clinton's ties to wall street: sanders: i don't take money from big banks. i don't get personal speaking fees from goldman sachs. clinton: i can take that, but he's criticized president obama for taking donations from wall street, and president obama has led our country out of the great recession sanders: you've received over $600,000 in speaking fees from goldman sachs in one year. clinton: you're the only one on this stage that voted to deregulate the financial market in 2000. clinton repeatedly emphasized her ties to president obama -
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times has opposed: clinton he even, in 2011, publicly sought someone to run in a primary against president obama. he and i are friends. we've worked together on many issues. we have some differences of opinion. as to what role her husband would play if she won the white house: clinton: well, it'll start at the kitchen table, we'll see how it goes from there. i'm gonna to ask for his ideas, i'm gonna ask for his advice, and i'm gonna use him as a goodwill emissary to go around the country to find the best ideas we've got.asked whether he regrets having called bill clinton's past transgressions "disgraceful and unacceptable" -- sanders called it old news. i mean this seriously. you know that. we've been through this. yes, his behavior was deplorable. have i ever once said a word about that issue? no, i have not. but sanders showed no reluctance to trumpet his surge in iowa and new hampshire polls: sanders: when this campaign began she was 50 points ahead of me. we were all of 3 percentage points. guess what? in iowa, new hampshire, the race is very very close. fresh off the debate stage..the
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her way to iowa. clinton will meet with voters at the toledo civic center later tonight. and a few other white house hopefuls are spending the day in iowa... republicans marco rubio, chris christie, rick santorum, carly fiorina, and rand paul have campaign stops across the state. it's time now to get a first look at the forecast... let's head down to at the science center. ad lib wx quick iowans started the day honoring
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breakfast. community members and leaders celebrated his life's work at drake
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keynote address and spoke about the next generation of leaders. also this morning, merrill middle school principal alex hanna was recognized with the making a difference award... proceeds from today's breakfast will benefit the grubb ymca. the urbandale food pantry is spending the holiday giving back to the community. the food pantry is accepting new personal care items along with warm weather gear like scarves and hats. organizers say it's their way of honoring martin luther king junior's legacy. if you're warm in your home, i would encourage you to think of those who aren't. and if you're warm in your home and have food on the table... think about those who need the help...and it is cold but it'll warm your heart to bring items and just participate in today and serve your community. you can drop off your donations
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public library until two this afternoon. these cold temps aren't stopping some people from getting out and enjoying the holiday... it's pretty cold but i'm layered. as long as i have a railing, i'm doing well brenton skating plaza is open today after staying closed yesterday because of the subzero temperatures. your trip around the rink goes to help the homeless... a suggested donation of socks or gloves are being accepted at the door. you can stop by anytime until nine tonight. noon... there's a new guest checking in at a senior facility in minnesota. but it's not who you would think. meet the visitor getting a warm welcome from the center's residents. there is a goose on the loose in
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the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again...
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and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. announcer: 3 republican governors. but which governor won national praise for tough leadership handling nine hurricanes? which governor made his state number one in job creation? which governor led the fight to stop obamacare expansion
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and which governor laid out a tough plan to destroy isis months before the paris attacks? jeb bush. right to rise usa is responsible
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and some residents at senior facility there are making sure the bird is well taken care of. here's the story... in their own words. "i got it!" "if you walk too close... it's going" "it's sad he got left behind to fend for himself but he couldn't because he has these little disabilities so we have to feed him and we didn't want him to starve so... we feed him! and we watch out for him" "how are you doing? you want your food?" "the last few nights when it's been so very cold i couldn't believe it when i saw him walking by my window it's like gasp he made it! i hope that someone
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center, and fix his wing, nurse him over the winter and then bring him back in the spring and release him to where his habitat is here so that next fall he can fly south with his people" "goose goose goose!" "i'll see how close i can get to him... the goose feels left out because he couldn't go with the rest of the tribe you know" "he has no one, and i can relate to that i can really relate to that, yeah. he's a lucky goose he's lucky to have us. he doesn't have his family but he has this family so he's lucky" stick around, the agribusiness
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geiger. the indiana state board of more commercial turkey farms have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza... that brings the total to 10 commercial turkey operations.. more testing in going on to find the virus type. last friday.. the u-s-d-a confirmed the h-7-n-8 virus present in a flock.. which is different from the bird flu that rampaged across the midwest last are drawn from the original control area.. and depopulation is already going on.. on most of the sites.. indiana's governor met with state and federal officials on saturday for an update.. the state says poultry flocks surrounding area.. the outbreak is in dubois than three border. a new bill proposal is in the iowa legislature.. it's aimed at helping iowa biochemicals.. the
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credit is geared to incentivize building new production facilities.. and using co-products from renewable fuel production. which would extract chemicals and turn them into a variety of products like cleaning detergent.. it is not aimed at food or fuel five cents per pound of renewable chemicals produced in a given year.. giving a total of a million dollar maximum a year for companies ,ess than five years old.. half a million for those older.. a business can only use this five times.. it's placed under the iowa economic development authority's business tax credit cap.. and proponents say it's not an increase to current business tax credits. iowa's cultivation corridor and the iowa biotechnology association partnered late last year to develop a white paper from iowa state university researchers.. they found iowa could be.. best positioned to get into the next frontier of bioprocessing. the iowa biotech association says the tax credit would add more value to
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"it capitalizes on two great resources that we already have in iowa. the abundant supply of corn eligible for the tax credit, that make up the materials involved in the tax credit and then we have a great network of bioprocessing facilities throughout the state because of biofuels production." the iowa biotechnology association tried to get this tax credit last year.. it passed the house but got caught up in different budget priorities. this year they've made adjuuments to some of the budget concerns. the markets are closed today because of the martin luther jr. king holiday. they will reopen tomorrow. however, the saturday auction of sheep an goats in colfax on saturday saw a bigger number of 124 head of sheep. feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $2.40 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.50 per pound. the 43 goats at the auction saw
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$205 per head... last week.. syngenta's board voted in favor of pursuing advanced takeover talks.. moving the company closer to a merger with chemchina. counter proposals could still appear from monsanto.. which tried to takeover syngenta last year.. however.. monsanto officals say rekindling talks have been difficult. the earliest syngenta could reach a formal agreement with chemchina would be the start of february.. chemchina offered about four hundred 70 swiss francs a share in cash for syngenta.. and if the deal would go through, would turn the company into a maker of genetically modified seeds.. putting it in competition with monsanto. and that's all we have for the show today.. thanks for joining us on the agribusiness report. we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com..
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bef all: milk! milk! milk! milk! milk! okay! fun's over. aw. aw. thirsty?
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they don't sound cool to me. guess not. you got to stick up for yourself, like with the name your price tool. people tell us their budget, not the other way around. aren't you lactose intolerant? this isn't lactose. it's milk. this weekend in seattle. this
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but the groom backed out six weeks ago. so bride dana olsen invited 150 homeless women and children from mary's place shelter to enjoy the day she had planned. she treated the women with jewelry, dresses, makeup and hair styling. everyone enjoyed a catered
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the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world...
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that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton
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