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what would you do for a front row seat to history? find out what's on the line in ames tonight ... and what these fans are doing to make sure they witness it. two weeks from today, iowans will have their say. hear rand paul's plan to climb into the top tier of presidential candidates. and we'll show you how the legacy of martin luther king junior was honored today in words and actions in iowa. news at four front door open firefighters on the scene of a massive fire in fort dodge ... 17th street and central avenue downtown ... one firefighter minor injury across the street from fire department tires and propane tanks in the building good afternoon ... i'm sonya
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for joining us. temperatures are going to get slightly warmer the next few days as highs eventually climb out of the teens and into the low 20s. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will likely see snow totals around 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. the freezing weather isn't
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temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. the freezing weather isn't keeping iowa state basketball fans from getting a front row seat to history. they've been camping for more try to take down number one tonight. the oklahoma sooners just hours ago climbed to the top of the associated press poll. tonight they head to hilton to take onn the cyclones who dropped to number 19. the cyclones haven't beaten a number one ranked team in nearly 60 years. despite that, the clones are favored tonight ... in part because of that famous "hilton magic". how excited are cyclone fans for tonight's game? they've been camping out in subzero weather best with more on those fans leading up to the big
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while the cyclones dropped in this week's poll, the hawkeyes had the biggest jump of any team. the hawkeyes are ranked ninth this week ... up ten spots. the hawkeyes were two-and-oh last week with dominating wins at michigan state and at home michigan last week. the hawkeyes play again on thursday. the town of boxholm and other surrounding communities are grieving the loss of four people... including three children... killed in a fire. 27-year old amber sorenson and her three children ... nine-year old riley ... six-year old autumn ... and four-year old brayden ... were all killed when their home caught fire early sunday morning. authorities say a space heater used to keep rabbits warm on a back porch sparked the fire. john sorenson ... the husband and father of the family ... was at work at the time of the fire. today grief counselors were on hand at riley and autumn's
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school. a go fund me page has been established to help john sorenson in this time of need. in one day more than 30-thousand dollars has been raised. you'll find a link to that site at w-h-o-t- v-dot-com. a man already serving a prison now charged with another assault from seven years ago. james murphy was transferred from anamosa state penitentiary to the marion county jail last week. --in 2008 a woman went to a marion county emergency room to report she'd been sexually assaulted at knife point by an unknown man. police found d-n-a evidence ... but they couldn't find a suspect. --that changed when the dna database found a match for that sample ... james murphy. --he was in anamosa serving a sentence for another sexual assault in another county. he is now charged with 2nd degree sexual abuse. a fort dodge man is accused of threatening someone with a fake bomb ... but police say he could be charged with possessing real explosives as well. tyrone fudge
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explosive violation for allegedly throwing something that looked like a bomb through a woman's window last night. during their investigation at they say could be actual explosives. they are waiting on test results from the state crime lab before deciding whether to file more charges. after a nearly two year long two weeks away from the iowa caucus. on the republican side it looks like a two man race between ted cruz and donald trump. trump started his day reaching out to a demographic he's struggled to gain conservatives. trump was a guest at liberty university. "i wrote the "art of the deal, i wrote many best sellers. who has read the art of the deal in this room? i always say, a deep, deep second to the bible. the bible, the bible is the that's nothin like the bible." trump tailored much of his
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scripture and talked about defending christianity at home and abroad. but he quickly transitioned back about his plan to defeat isis. "they're laughing at us, we can't beat isis. and i see, i see it on television, these generals they get up and they talk on television. they are being interviewed. i don't want one of the generals just recently, well what do you think about the isis threat he said 'oh they're tough. can we beat them? oh, it's going to take a long time. ' i don't want that kind of a general. i want a general where we knock the hell out of them, fast. trump says his speech today broke an attendance record for any speech at the university. all students at the school were required to attend. senator ted cruz spent his day campaigning in new hampshire today where is far behind trump in the polls. last week the two of them exchanged
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carolina debate. however today cruz said he was taking the high road. nbc: donald trump called you he right? cruz: well look, donald seems a little bit rattled. i understand he's losing support and going down in the polls. and it seems his response is to attack and get personal. i don't intend to respond in kind. my focus has been and will substance. because i think the american people are looking for who's ready to lead this country. be commander in chief and i don't think engaging in personal, ad hominem attacks is what they expect of me, and not what i intend to do. cruz says america wants a leader not spend all his time on twitter. while cruz and trump battle for the lead in iowa, senator rand paul is hoping to cement his spot in the top five. paul spent his morning talking about poverty with iowans. he started the day at platinum
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neighborhood in des moines. this afternoon he joined our dave price to talk more about that visit ... and his plans to fight poverty as president. martin luther king, jr. day means more than just a day off
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today the life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader was honored across
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coming up now ... how see how in words and actions this morning. and a little later ... its being speech. hear what words a group says its time for parents and children to scrub from their vocabulary. today the nation was asked to remember and honor one of the
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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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there are two democratic visionsfor regulating wall street.one says it's okay to take rmillions 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 playby the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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americans of the 20th century. martin luther king, jr. day serves as a reminder of the changes dr. king inspired in our world ... and the work still to be done to achieve his ideals. america has come so far since the turbulent 1960's ... but it still has so much further to go. that was the message at today's moines botanical center. governor branstad. in his condition of the state address last week, the governor admitted the state's judicial system unfairly targets minorities. he says correcting those injustices will be one of priorities this year ... and beyond. that message was echoed by another speaker at today's event ... polk county district judge odell mcghee. 130500-130533 it has been several years since dr. king marched on washington ... content of their character rather than the color of their skin ... why has it been so difficult to embrace and live out dr. king's dream?" mcghee is one of just five african americans to be
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bench in iowa. this morning the grubb ymca hosted its 4th annual mlk prayer breakfast. the keynote speaker was a familiar face to pbs viewers and a familiar voice to public radio listeners ... talk show host tavis smiley. 2345-2403 "these, des moines are perilous times ... serious solutions." in his speech smiley used doctor king's teachings and words to offer solution for dealing with
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... in today's world. the breakfast concluded with the "making a difference award" presentation. this year's honoree is alex hanna. he is the principal at merrill middle school and an associate pastor at his church. hanna says his message on this day is the same that he shares everyday. alex s. hanna, principla, merrill middle school 831-847 "it means service, it means giving back ... it means doing all those things to make your world better ... and your city better." those ideals were put to work following the breakfast. a youth summit of 200 metro teenagers spent the day packing enough meals to feed 20-thousand starving people around the world. temperatures are going to get slightly warmer the next few days as temperatures are going to get slightly warmer the next few days as highs eventually climb out of
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another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will likely see snow totals around 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. temperatures are going to get
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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...
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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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there are two democratic visionsfor regulating wall street.one says it's okay to take rmillions 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.
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and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to playby the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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highs eventually climb out of the teens and into the low 20s. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will likely see snow totals around 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower
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coming up next ... its time to clean up your kids' language
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find out what words one group is words. remember 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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it's about time the taco...came out of its shell. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough.
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names will never hurt me"???
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psychologists insist -- words do create wounds. parents have used - or threatened to use - bars of soap to "wash" bad words out of kids' mouths for years. but a group says some families ... kids and adults ... are using vulgar vocabulary without even knowing it. lu parker explains. nat pop: george carlin: 7 dirty words vo: most adults know what the seven dirty words are ... nats: vo: but what about the r word??? kerri bite: 023051 the definition of retarded is slow or limited in intellectual or emotional development or academic progress 023826 i would like people to realize ... that using words like the r word or saying youre so gay or using these words in a derogatory manner its hate speech and youre hurting people with it nat pop kids singing sticks and stones vo: today this motivating mother ... transition dropbox: our guest speaker is ms kerry tabasky ... 0237 kerry: why am i here? vo: is taking her a,b,cs of cutting conversation and derogatory dialogue from massachusetts ... transition dropbox: 0243 i have 3 children and one of them has
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youngest daughter anna and i with the about acceptance and awareness and inclusion and respect because we are all different vo: to the valley school in van nuys ... on kerry during cade int 025329 i just want to ask you what do you think about the r word ... 4626 c: i dont really use it to describe people because people are just people, everybodys different, everyone has something unique to them mischa esmail 025500 m: i knew if i was called that and if i was going through what they were it would put a lot of pressure on me and it would make me feel just bad 030134 k:why do you think it hurts peoples feelings?/eva wade e: its kind of like hate, hates a very strong word so is the r word...k: yeah because it makes somehting bad out of somebody who has intellectual disabilities vo: this mom on a mission hopes parents, schools, and teachers will 'accept the challenge' from the down syndrome congress encouraging families to use
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024303 we dont want to have being asian or being mexican or being gay have it be their identity 023359 ... you its all about people first language vo: to help end this type of playground profanity ... 030110 k: what kind of words do people use when theyre joking? vo: the inspiring speaker suggests getting the 'g' ... 'r' ... and 'w' words out of terminology. 024823 k: what do you think cade c: everybodys weird, im weird in my own way im weird in a good way im weird by me 025732 m: but if someone just comes out to you and says youre weird, it hurts your feelings but deep down you know theyre calling you unique and special cade 025033 c: sometimes they could just be poking fun if theyre youre friends but if somebody is pointing at you like you are so weird and just giving you a face of disgust thats not playing around thats plain out mean and youre hurt on the inside vo: now those are fighting words. educators say adults too should learn to use people first
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beware that more than 4-letter words can hurt co-workers, friends, and families feelings. after years of imprisonment, five americans walked out an iranian jail this weekend. this morning they were finally free to walk into loved ones arms. coming up next ... see the tearful reunion as years of longing melted away in long
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after ye 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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an iranian prison. see their emotional reunion today. not everyone is shivering in the one of iowa's "hot spots". and a story you have to see to believe. find out how far a city administrator went to set the stage for a she's now out of a job. news at four front door a group of americans freed from an iranian prison over the
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there were some incredible moments today in germany as the family of freed u-s prisoner amir hekmati got to see him for the first time in years. n-b-c's keir simmons shows us the happy reunion minutes after it took place. stunning moments here when one of the freed american prisoners, amir hekmati, was reunited inside the u-s base here with his sisters and his brother-in-law. his congressman was there to witness it, he says he hasn't seen that family so happy in the whole time he's known them. he spoke to amir, he admits he's gonna need some help to get through this, he's had an incredibly traumatic time, but that he too seemed happy and wanted, too, to thank the people who supported him. sot; rep. dan kildee / 5th district "i think about a person who has spent four-and-half-years, much of it in solitary confinement, re- entering into the world as a free person will take more than just a deep breath, it will take a
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help." so now, three of the five who were released are now here at this base, they are undergoing medical and psychological evaluation it may take some time, s/ keir simmons/ nbc news/ landstuhl, germany they are eager, i am told to get home back to the united states, back to you. there were also tense moments over the last 24 hours after the family of another prisoner, washington post reporter jason rezaian were initially denied clearance to fly with him. after a few last-minute negotiations, jason and his family were allowed to depart together. a 5th american who was freed from prison over the weekend has chosen to not leave iran. one of richard branson's space-x rockets successfully launched a satellite into orbit this morning. but the landing didn't go so well. nats full 15 seconds ... explosion it was a perfect touchdown ...
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and a couple million dollars exploded on the landing pad. the company says ice buildup on the rocket is to blame for the accident. no one was hurt. temperatures are going to get
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highs eventually climb out of the teens and into the low 20s. another wave of snow will move across he state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will likely see snow totals around 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. days like today make us all wish for a more tropical climate. but you don't have to leave centralowa to find one. roer rile takes us isidea sliceof th tropic thats clse t hoe. onthe ed ofthe iowa state university campus sits reiman gardens... a place where some 400 butterflies keep warm in the tropical butter fly wing.. we keep it about 80 deg 80 per centmidity cause they are exto erchbutterflies wanderl over..landn a while to se for pictures. on thislida..some kids th no scho stped in.sot2627 i love seeing butterflies a lot cal galloy of boone d his ughter alexa ok the portunity tocome... 2627 i love seeing tterflies a lot get them shipped to us as rs we ve the flower thatprovide thectar standup: ere are even more butterflies here in thesummer.. because thats the ak time for visitors..eiman rdens this day drew somesitors from new york traveling oss country... 33 absolutely beautiful...when everything dead in the snow&ash; nice to see some butterflies this couple stopped in ames not for the butterflies..but to visit something else 130016 the garden gnome popped up on the internet— the worlds largest garden gnome..we kind of laughing about it were just going to go...excited flowers and butterflies so never mind 80 degrees they had to get out and see the worlds largest
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butterflies warm.. a little bit of nature come for the gnome stay for the garden. in ames ch 13 news reiman gardens i open daily
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temperatures are going to get slightly warmer the next few days as highs eventually climb out of the teens and into the low 20s. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will likely see snow totals around 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week, with temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. 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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temperatures are going to get slightly warmer the next few days as highs eventually climb out of the teens and into the low 20s. another wave of snow will move across the state tomorrow, with 1-3" possible throughout central iowa. the heaviest amounts will be south of i-80, particularly in sw iowa, where a few 3 to 4 inch totals will be possible. des moines will 2". temperatures will start to trend up by the middle of the week,
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temperatures back into the lower 30s by the weekend. coming up next ... find out what
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rhode island went to to set the stage for a press conference, and the
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promote a cold weather program. it sounds like a great program sign up to volunteer to shovel sidewalks for elderly neighbors. program controversy with the press conference she used to announce it. brian crandall explains. she had lipstick, earrings, and name tag that said cranston senior home resident - was really a man - dressed up for the part. here he
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fung, who we're told had no idea until later on. "this is one of my most favorite projects." the city's senior services out the snow angel program last week - by helping the elderly shovel snow. clearly there was some planning was brought in - and plenty of shovellers to stand front and center. the only thing missing - actual senior citizens. the i-team learned a decision center's van driver david roberts to pose as an elderly woman. but what's unclear is why it happened at all. "he said to me i need to have grey hair, curly." roberts got part of his disguise from elaine mancuso's hair salon in cranston. "dave usually drives the senior citizens into the salon, so he says to me elaine do you have a wig that i could borrow? i have to get dressed as a senior." reporter: "so you saw the story...and what did you think?" "i said oh my god he wanted it for that...i probably would have given him a
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the gaffe cost stenhouse her job, although the city says she officially resigned. stenhouse did not want to talk about the stunt last night when nbc 10 reached her at her home. we'll be back in three minutes
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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... 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
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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. and i approve this message. news at four ... the news at five starts right now. mourning community... counselors were on hand today to help a boone county community mourn four people - including three children =- killed in a fire over the weekend. how the fire started.... and how remaining member of the family. and chilly cheering... cyclones fans are braving the cold to watch their team take down the best in the country...
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