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breeding facilities has lost its license. we'll tell you why ... and talk to a local animal rights activist about what lawmakers need to do to shut down puppy mills. and a fort dodge building continues to smolder this evening. find out what's still burning in the building ... and the plan of attack to keep it under control. news at four front door open good afternoon ... i'm sonya heitshusen. .and i'm dan winters ... thanks for joining us. a winter weather advisory continues for parts of central and southern iowa through 9 pm tonight. totals of 1 to 3" are expected,
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in far southwestern iowa possible. the snow will continue through the evening and should be done in the des moines metro by 9 pm. skies will be cloudy overnight with temperatures in the low teens by early wednesday. the bad road conditions in
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the bad road conditions in western iowa caused a crash that injured four of ben carson's campaign staff.
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campaigning for the day. i-80 in cass county. the carson campaign says a van carrying the staffers hit a patch of ice then flipped on its side where it was hit by another vehicle. one person was taken to a hospital in omaha. the other three are being cared for at a hospital in atlantic. dr. carson is heading to omaha to be with his injured staffer. governor branstad made national political news today... not for endorsing a presidential against one. at the iowa renewable fuels summit, branstad said iowans need to be aware of ted cruz's stance on renewable fuel. 01-46 "i think ted cruz is ahead right now ... you might find other things about him attractive ... that's why he hasn't been invited to this ... the only poll that counts is what happens on caucus night." our dave price then followed up
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want to see ted cruz defeated in iowa." and the governor said yes. this evening donald trump will make it official at a rally in ames ... but the news vice presidential nominee sarah palin is endorsing trump in his run for president. palin was the republican vp on the 2008 presidential ticket. she did not endorse any candidate in 2012. palin isn't the only woman to endorse trump today. this morning he earned the support of the daughter of iowa legend john wayne.
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than life.. i think that he transcends politics, and i think hes going to get democrats independents. and republicans.. slowly bring out country back. i think that he shows a lot of strength,i think that hell protect america from our enemies. i could be talking about john wayne. its interesting they are two very different personalities, but have those same qualities of leadership. trump paid a visit to the john wayne birthplace to get a formal endorsement from aissa wayne. trump told the group he got to meet john wayne in 1979. this is the second visit for trump to the museum while campaigning this year. time fan, and this all began when i came here, and it was all so fascinating..i really didnt want to leave there was so much to see. i said who put this all great love by you and your directors..and everybody and i see the kind of effort.. and little did i know that youd me.. i really appreciate it, this is such an honor today. trump's rally in ames where he'll announce the palin
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at five o-clock. bernie sanders says he can beat trump. at a town hall meeting in fort dodge this morning, the vermont senator pointed to polls show him ahead of trump battle ground states. sanders asked these iowans to join the political revolution... taking on a corrupt campaign finance system and fighting for the middle class. sanders explains why his message is so popular with young voters, despite the fact he's the oldest candidate. 17:19:58 it's my youthful dynamism- the fiery bernie sanders than we hear about? i think it has to do with two basic reasons. number 1, let's be clear and understand that everything being equal, unless we turn this ecnomy around- the younger generation for the first time in themodern history of america will have a lower standard living than their parents do. so you have folks iout that that are paying off outrageously high student debts, they can't get jobs compensurate with their eudcaiton is they have a high school degree- hard to find a good paying job of any kidn and that's number one, i think young people are
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we have all this tecnology, we have all this productivity. how come i'm going to be earning less than my parents 40 and they are gravitating to our agenda whcih stands up for chagnes int he economy to protect the working people. second issue is old as time. young people have the idealism. 17:20:54 sanders' wife, jane, is meeting with iowa voters, and the couple will end sanders' wife, jane, is meeting with iowa voters, and the couple will end sioux city. the fort dodge fire department continues to dump water on smoldering building tonight. the flames are out... but piles of tractor and semi tires continue to burn inside the building in downtown fort dodge. the fort dodge fire department estimates its dumped more than one-and- a-half-million gallons of water on the building so far. while fighting the fire... they are also fighting the cold. firefighters are working in
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fortunately... the fire department is right across the street from the building. the state fire marshall's office arrived on scene today to begin the investigation into a cause of the fire. funeral services are set for the mother and her three children who were killed in a house fire. amber sorenson and her children riley, autumn and braden died sunday morning when their home in boxholm went up in flames. firefighters say a space heater used to keep pet rabbits warm on a porch is to blame. funeral services will be held on saturday morning at southeast valley middle school in burnside. evening at the school. a go fund me page established to expenses has already exceeded its goal ... but more donations are welcome. as of this afternoon more than 43- thousand dollars to the fund. at whotv-dot-com. authorities in western iowa are reversing course and dropping all charges related to a gun fight involving a former iowa state basketball player. it happened last september in
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according to police... the altercation started when glenwood high school principal richard hutchinson confronted two men for allegedly using a racial slur outside his home. a fight broke out... during which hutchinson fell to the ground. that's when his stepson ... former cyclone hurl beechum ... came outside with a gun and fired at the men. beechum and the two men ... colton mcdaniel and denver cook ... were initially charged. but last week charges were dropped against mcdaniel and cook... and today... prosecutor dropped charges against beechum. they say there is reasonable doubt about who was the initial aggressor in the fight ... and whether beechum was justified in firing the gun. they say it is not in the interest of justice to continue prosecuting the case. number one basketball teams have been put on notice ... don't come to iowa unless you want to lose. last night the iowa state cyclones knocked off number one oklahoma at hilton coliseum. its the first time the cyclones have beaten a number one team since 1957. however its the third time in the last three months that's happened in
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just before new years eve the iowa hawkeyes knocked off number one michigan state at hilton coliseum. it was the second time the hawkeyes had beaten a number one team ... and the first time in history the hawkeyes had beaten a top ranked team at home. of course they were the second iowa team to beat a number one this season. on november 21st the uni panthers scored the biggest upset of all ... knocking off number one north carolina at the mcleod center. an eastern iowa girl doesn't mind if you call her half-hearted. that's because its the truth ... coming up next ... meet the little girl who proves you don't need a full heart to lead a full life. and a little later... the u-s-d-a is pulling the license of the largest dog breeder in the state. the violations found during the last inspection... and what an animal rights advocate wants lawmakers to do about iowa's puppy mill problem.
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heart. an eastern iowan girl
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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 is responsible for the content of this message. her whole life. doctors said there was a slim chance she'd survive much longer than five days. now she's 8 years old. amanda gilbert has her story.
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this in real life... it's just half." olivia spencer is living with half a heart. it's called hypoplastic left heart syndrome.... which means the left side of her heart is missing... "it like fell apart like this." liv and mom: "like a best friend necklace.... yep. i have the other half and god has. i have this half and god has the other half. yep that's right. when she was just 5 days old... olivia had her first of three open heart surgeries... mom "she was whisked away... i barely even got to look at her. you know with my boys they were put right now my chest right away... and not with live..." after that first surgery... she had a stroke..... when she was less than a week old... mom "what they do is they leave the chest open for a few days and they tried to close her chest and she crashed." liv: cause of the stroke... she the left hand... she how it doesnt' work as good as the left hand." and things haven't been easy for liv since then.. "with the stroke it's really hard for her to turn her arm so like carrying a
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right now a heart transplant is not the option.... "well first you have to wait for a transplant... and then you have to hope that there's not going to be rejection... it's just basically a whole new can of worms. a game... so the longer we can have her heart.. the better." right now there's no cure.,... "which of curse crushes us." but liv... her familiy... and friends have stayed strong.. "you know every day is a gift... yeah... it really is." "i couldnt do it without my friends and family." "mmmm mwah" there is no cure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome ... but doctors are making advancements in treating and curing it. ad lib main weather a winter
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for parts of central and southern iowa through 9 pm tonight. totals of 1 to 3" are expected, with some locally higher amounts in far southwestern iowa possible. the snow will continue through the evening and should be done in the des moines metro by 9 pm. skies will be cloudy overnight with temperatures in the low teens by early wednesday. a warming trend continues into the weekend. temperatures will go from the 20s for daytime highs to the 30s by the weekend. there is a chance of a dusting of light snow early friday morning. we'll even enjoy a little more sun by the weekend as well. coming up next ... we sit down one-on-one with one of the
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puppy mill fighters to find out how she'll continue that fight this
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kruse owns stonehenge kennels in west point, iowa in lee county. kruse's license was suspended a week ago. the u-s-d-a says it discovered a number of violations during an inspection last summer. among them - dogs with open wounds... hair loss and matting. the news comes as animal rights activists statewide renew their annual battle at the statehouse to toughen animal welfare laws. joining us now is one of those animal rights activists. mary lahay ... is the president of "iowa friends of companion animals." for more information about the iowa friends of companion animals for more information about the
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and their legislative priorities ... you can check out their website, www-dot- ia-friends-dot-org. a surprise announcement from the supreme court: the justices for more information about the iowa friends of companion animals and their legislative priorities ... you can check out their
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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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take up the issue of immigration. find out what's at stake for the president's recent executive actions... and what the arguments will hinge on. one-on-one... our political director pins down chris christie... his rift with marco rubio... and what the new jersey governor says could end up being the biggest political story of the year. the pressure is building on this year's oscar host to back out of the gig. hear who's calling for chris rock to join their boycott after african- american actors were snubbed by the academy two years in a row. news at four front door today that it will take up president obama's executive action on immigration this term. the court could decide whether his decision to keep millions of illegal immigrants from being deported violates the constitution. but even if the court sides in
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lasting victory. dianne gallagher explains. the president's controversial executive action on immigration is going to court. the program allows more than four million undocumented immigrants whose children are u.s. citizens to apply for work permits... and avoid being deported - temporarily. "we've got a strong argument to make both in terms of the legal ground on which we're operating, but also in terms of the practical impact -- positive impact -- that these executive actions will have."the president laid out his vision back in 2014. "you'll be able to apply to stay in this country temporarily without fear of deportation. you can come out of the shadows and get right with the law. that's what this deal is".but so far, that hasn't happened- 26 states filed a lawsuit, blocking it from taking effect -- accusing the president of abusing his power, by going around congress- the supreme court will hear the arguments in april... and would likely issue its ruling in june... just before the conventions, in the middle of the presidential
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and, no matter what that ruling is, the outcome of the election could impact the future of the program. "the window of time that people have to come forward is much more narrow. the big 'if' is that fact that this is a temporary program. a new president, whether its a democrat or republican, could very well end this and there's so much confusion in the immigrant community over what to do."in washington, dianne gallagher, reporting. the academy awards are still more than a month away, but controversy over the lack of diversity among the nominees is getting more attention. at least two major industry figures are saying they'll boycott the event...the question is whether others will join them. mark barger reports. nats when hollywood's biggest names gather to celebrate next month's academy awards....actress jada pinkett smith.... and director spike lee will be boycotting instead....protesting an all-white field of acting nominees for the second year in a row.
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in each position, but at least 1 or 2 of them to say, we know it's a tough race, we know there's only 5 slots, but at least 1 did well enough to get a nomination. wilson morales, editor of blackfilm.com, says it'll take voices in addition to smith and lee to prompt change. i think maybe if you have a member of the academy who is part of those older generation peers that speaks out, it may have a bigger impact. actor george clooney told variety in an interview published today... "we're moving in the wrong direction" in regard to acknowledging the work not only of african americans but also of hispanics in hollywood. on monday, academy president cheryl boone isaacs issued a statement promising more diversity quickly...amplifying remarks made at the nominations announcement last thursday. we just keep working and making sure that we all do the right thing because it is the right thing." with oscars host chris rock presiding over what he's already called "the whitebet awards".... attention on the issue will be
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"we live in a business where one minute you're talking about it, and 2 to 3 days later, anything can happen to turn the tide." to make sure dreams of gold are color blind. mark barger, nbc news. a winter weather advisory continues for parts of central and southern iowa through 9 pm tonight. totals of 1 to 3" are expected, with some locally higher amounts in far southwestern iowa possible. the snow will continue through the evening and should be done in the des moines metro by 9 pm. skies will be cloudy overnight with temperatures in the low teens by early
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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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the caucus countdown is down to 13 days ... but the race here is for more than just first place. new jersey governor chris christie knows his chances of winning iowa are slim ... so he's set a less lofty goal for himself and his campaign. he recently spoke one-on-one with our dave price about why 5th place is good enough for him ... and why ted cruz is regretting his attack on new york values. 113819-114159 "you seem like a competitive guy .... depends on how you define winning ... if i do win it would be the biggest
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know there are people in iowa who are looking at me ... the important thing for me to do is to come out of iowa as the number one governor. everyone of them works in a red state with a republican legislature ... i've had a democratic legislature my entire time as governor ... what's this deal with you and rubio ... makes me kinda laugh ... this is the guy who wrote the immigration bill with chuck schumer. you go back 21 years ... i'm not making the argument ... he's the one ... just two years ago senator rubio said ... he should take his own advice ... the same person has been whispering in rubios here. of course new jersey values are different than new york values ... ted made a big a mistake ... i saw the way our region built ... he should not be impugning the values of ... i don't think you'll be hearing that from him again." ad lib main weather a winter
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think you'll be hearing that from him again."
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here in vineland, home of progresso, we figured out how to get rich ingredients like bacon into 22 light soups, so if you want 100 calories or less per serving without giving up rich flavor do what we do...make it progresso.
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so sweet. ok, we're going to need a napkin gooey, flaky, happy. toaster strudel. 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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for parts of central and southern iowa through 9 pm tonight. totals of 1 to 3" are expected, with some locally higher amounts in far southwestern iowa possible. the snow will continue through the evening and should be done in the des moines metro by 9 pm. skies will be cloudy overnight with temperatures in the low teens by early wednesday. a warming trend continues into the weekend. temperatures will go from the 20s for daytime highs to the 30s by the weekend. there is a chance of a dusting of light snow early friday morning. we'll even enjoy a little more
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coming up next in the workout of
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coming up next in the workout of the week ... how erin got her groove back. a postpartum workout guide with one of our favorite personal trainers,
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wait before you start an exercise program...' for some women, that feels like a long time... of them. youre wrong! ive been a lazy turd! i havent done any exercise at all and its been three months! in this 'workout of the week' we highlight what we know about what erin should be doing! the last time we met with personal trainer irene mc-cormick i was in my third trimester and wanting tips about what to do after having a baby... it probably doesnt surprise you that a lot of the exercises
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but irene also recommends a lot of compound moves that utilize squats and lunges and although its fine to start exercising as soon as your doctor gives the 'ok'...irene says women need to pay attention to their bodies and understand that some moves may be a bad idea... so stick to lower-impact cardio and when youre lifting, gradually increase the weight. if youre feeling discouraged by all of this...there is some good news... new moms dont have to
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chat - think of postpartum as the fourth trimester we'll be back in three minutes
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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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thanks for joining us on the channel 13 news at four ... the news at five starts right now. snow is making a return to iowa... how much we'll see by the time the snow is done falling.. plus a look at road conditions as the evening commute picks up. and governor branstad isn't endorsing a presidential who he doesn't want to win... the reason the governor speaking out. and we're on the campaign trail with bernie sanders in fort dodge... what sanders said about the so called "inevitable candidate" and why he says voters are getting on board his political revolution... the snow started falling this afternoon in the metro... the snow started falling this afternoon in the metro...
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