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evening. this is roger riley stuck in traffic... on m-l-k, heading to euclid avenue... good evening, i'm erin kiernan. and i'm sonya heitshusen... thanks for joining us. it's not a lot of snow.... but enough to cause a lot of problems. chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now.. ed... 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
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the weather is to blame for a crash that sent four ben carson campaign staffers to the hospital today... it happened this afternoon on i-80 in cass county. the carson campaign says the
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on its side, and was hit by another car. paramedics took three staffers to an atlantic hospital... one person was badly injured.. and was flown to a hospital in omaha. carson is heading there now. and we're gonna suspend our activities and i'm going to head up to omaha where he's being flown in right now. i've talked to the neurosurgeon up there and i've talked to the family, but i think that's where we need to be right now." carson was in south carolina when he heard the news. iowa governor terry branstad got everyone talking at an event set up to push renewable fuels. he's said repeatedly he won't endorse a candidate before the caucus. but he still found a way to get right in the middle of some caucus drama. political director dave price joins us...dave, the governor told you the candidate he wants iowans to help defeat. and that candidate is texas senator ted cruz. the governor says cruz is leading the polls here.
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on caucus night would be bad for iowa. gov...2836 we're proud of iowa caucuses being first and we want to keep it that way. you want him defeated. yes." the governor said that to me after he addressed alternative energy supporters at the iowa renewable fuels summit. ted cruz has pushed legislation in the u-s senate that would have ended all subsidies for renewable fuels. that's made him a target by the ethanol industry. they argue their livelihood depends on tax credits to them compete with the tax assistance given to the oil industry. the governor's words today shocked many people...since he's largely stayed out of the caucus race. eric branstad...2914 he did he
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four presidential candidates...donald trump, rick santorum, carly fiorina and mike huckabee spoke at the summit today. ted cruz didn't come. he did have some words from new hampshire for governor branstad. hear cruz's response tonight at six. the announcement that branstad doesn't want cruz to win, could be fuel for donald trump tonight. along with another announcement. this is a live pic, at a rally at iowa state university in ames... where trump was teasing a "huge" endorsement. former vice presidential nominee, sarah palin revealing today she is backing him as the party's nominee. in winterset earlier today, trump received the endorsement of john wayne's daughter. presidential candidate i think endorsements are, depending on who, very valuable. i've never been a huge fan of endorsements. it's the candidate mostly. and i've seen very important people endorse others and nothing happened. but i think having a john wayne and john wayne family endorsement means a lot.
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strength that you don't see. and i think you'll be impressed with the endorsement that we get later on. we'll pass along that so-called huge endorsement, as soon as trump makes it. bernie sanders says he likes his odds against trump in a general election. but first he has to beat democratic rival hilary clinton. channel 13's jannay towne caught up with sanders in fort dodge today. nats 16:18:33 the next president of the united states, bernie sanders 38 the once democratic dark horse is charging ahead in iowa.... sanders 16:23:12 when we started we were in 3% in the polls, we were 50 points behind. today the inevitable candidate does not look so inevitable 23 in front of a crowd in fort dodge, senator bernie sanders outlined the bread and butter issues of his campaign... getting rid of what he calls "the starvation wage" by raising the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour and
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finance system.. sanders 16:25:50 our campaign is generating the excitement, generating the interest, bringing young people in mia 15:33:23 when the last presidential election was going on, i felt like it didn't matter. i didn't like any of the candidates... 30 but this time, she's all in for sanders.. mia 15:29:58 for me, it's the health care. jason 15:36:45 i'm still unsure .. jason cooper and his son, jensen, are making the rounds. the pair has heard first hand from four presidential candidates.. shake hands, meet, talk to, sit front row, words 42 have not dodged my question and answered it and most of them that i have heard, i've liked the momentum its built heading into the iowa caucuses. sanders 16:50:54 this is what the about. when millions of people stand up and loudly and clearly say, our government belongs to all of us, not just a handful of billionaires 08 jannay the town meeting at the fort dodge opera house is the first stop of the day. the senator is not the
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sanders on the campaign trail. wife, jane, is meeting with iowans before catching up with her husband in sioux city tonight. in fort dodge, jt, channel 13 news. sanders credits his old fashioned grassroots campaign for helping him rise in the polls. by caucus time, he will have met with 50-thousand iowans iowa democrats say underfunding schools will lead to bigger class sizes... and program cuts. the senate's education chair revealed the results of a recent survey of school leaders. 90 percent of administrators say another year of stagnant state funding would lead to crowded classrooms. school leaders say it will also lead to unfilled positions, delays in material and technology
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15:01:33 the budgets are so tight at our schools they have to pick and choose what they spend their money on. and it shouldn't be that way. they should be able to move our schools forward as 21st century schools with the technology they need 15:01:48 democrats request a 4-percent increase in school funding.. republicans propose a two percent increase. governor branstad wants a bump of 2.45-percent. funeral services are now set for a mother and her three children killed in a house fire on sunday. 27 year old amber sorenson, nine year old riley, six year old autumn and four year old .brayden... all died. they were trapped in an upstairs bedroom. investigators believe a space heater used to keep the family's pets warm caused the fire. visitation for the sorenson's will be friday, from four to eight at southeast valley middle school in burnside. the funeral is saturday at 10-30,
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husband and father... john sorenson, has raised more than it's goal of 40-thousand dollars. fire crews are still battling a fire in fort dodge, more than a day after it started. the downtown building holds tractor and semi tires... firefighters are still pouring water on the tires to cool them down. assistant chief lenny sanders says he believes they've used more than one and a half million gallons of water so far. one crew member did hurt his hand while fighting the fire... another danger, the cold temperatures. 18:04:51 personnel can't be out in this wx for an extended period of time, we had enough people come in on call back we were able to rotate our crews and keep them fresh. fortunately being next to the fire station, they were able to get inside, get warm, food kept showing up. i need to find out who sent that and send them thank yous. 18:05:06 the cause of the fire is still under investigation. an iowa dog breeder's license was suspended last week... the violations date back to an
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coming up, what inspectors found at iowa's largest commercial breeder site in the state... and what animal advocates say lawmakers need to do to keep it from happening again. and the vitamin you always reached for when you started getting a cold, might not make a difference in keeping it away. what you should go to instead... and the supreme court is taking up one of president obama's executive actions... what it means for millions of illegal immigrants who thought they'd avoid deportation. there are two democratic visionsfor regulating wall says it's okay to take rmillions from big banks
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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. i'm bernie sandersand i approve this message. 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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today ... the supreme court announced it will weigh in on president obama's executive order halting the deportation of
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the high court showdown will play out in the middle of a presidential battle in which immigration is one of the most divisive issues. brian mooar has the story from washington. the u-s supreme court today agreed to referee the fight over president obama's efforts to shield more than four million undocumented immigrants from deportation. the 2014 policy known as dapa allows some adults here illegally for more than five years and without criminal records to stay .. if their children are us citizens or lawful permanent residents. it also expands protections for so called 'dreamers' - young immigrants brought to the united states illegally as children. all by executive order .. and without a vote in congress. "this ultimately is a reflection of a president who is determined to everything he possibly can to try to fix our broken immigration system." but texas and 25 other states successfully blocked the move in the lower courts ... claiming they'd be forced to pay a high price for those allowed to stay. if the states win - the lower court battles could rage on long after president obama's left office. if the president wins ... the
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white house is heading to the finish line. "no matter how this case goes, it's going to inflame the bases of both parties." and ... the decision will sharpen the boundaries of presidential power. - reporter tag - the court is expected to hear the case in april ... with a decision by late june. i'm brian mooar in washington. now back to you. the obama administration has argued that it wants to focus its limited resources on deporting terrorists and criminals. but lower courts have ruled that the changes are so sweeping ... they should have been put up for public comment. tonight at ten, hear from des moines' latino community on the decision... including the view a former undocumented man, who is now a u-s
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she's always stood strong... 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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reindeer on a porch... with the snow..
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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 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
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an iowa dog breeder is under fire in eastern iowa... inspectors say what they found, was enough to suspend his license. coming up, the appearance of the dogs that raised red flags, and the changes animal advocates say need to be changed to protect other dogs in similar situations. 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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this is one of the thousands of dogs rescued from an iowa breeding facility last year. tonight... iowa's largest breeder is
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the u-s-d-a suspended stonehenge kennels license last week. an inspection last summer revealed some of the dogs were not in good health. steve kruse owns the business in west point in lee county. the u-s-d-a did an inspection last july on the property. inspectors say they found multiple violations including dogs with open wounds, hair loss and excessive matting. the animals were supposed to be examined and treated by a licensed veterinarian... we've learned the u-s-d-a pulled kruse's license last week... the news comes as animal rights activists prepare to fight for tougher animal welfare laws at the statehouse.. 16:27:47 we are the only state that .... our state animal cruelty statute.... are not require to uphold our state laws. 16:28:10 mary lahay of iowa friends of
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year, 53- percent of iowa's usda license breeders were cited for violations to the animal welfare act. americans suffer from more than one billion colds each year. but we can fight back. a review of 67 trials by the canadian medical association found that hand washing may be the best cold prevention measure. studies in children also found that those taking zinc had fewer colds than other kids. probiotics may be also helpful to ward off colds. vitamin c and echinacea are often go to cold fighters, but research shows those did not seem to help the average patient. apple wants to make sure you can get a good night's sleep, even if you take your phone to bed with you. exposure to a smart phone's blue glow in the dark can affect your circadian rhythm. so apple is adding a new mode to the iphone - called night shift. it changes the screen from a blue light to a warmer setting -- that's easier on the eyes.
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feature, but did not say when it will be available as an i-o-s update on your iphone and ipad. look at your forecast, after
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(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, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates! enough talk.
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