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piece of evidence they say helped them crack the case. state patrol says parents need to remember to do one thing before they buckle in their young children in a car seat. crunch time.. as caucus night approaches... hear what donald trump says he has to do to win in iowa. it's thursday january 21st.. today in iowa starts now. today will be another cloudy day but temperatures will rebound nicely to the upper 20s. a few flurries are possible late thursday through early friday morning. there will be a better opportunity to see more sunshine on friday afternoon through the weekend. temperatures will also get back in the 30 degree range on saturday. some light snow will fall early on monday.
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morning to news that a campus bus driver is to blame for a deadly hit and run. 18-year old emmalee jacobs was walking to class in december when she was hit-and-killed. this brings some finality to the family in a way that at least we know who did it and now we can move forward in trying to understand why." that was jacob's longtime pastor in urbana ... he says the past
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understandably hard for her family. for weeks ames police pleaded for someone to come forward... then yesterday -- after weeks of dead end tips -- investigators finally cracked the case. as they were reviewing campus bus tapes... they found one that was dark, and blurry. it didn't look suspicious... but once they turned the audio up, they knew they'd found something... you can hear the bus striking emmalee and that's really what tipped the case for us 55 23-year old benjamin clague was the driver in that video... police arrested him yesterday. he is now charged with leaving the scene of a deadly accident and failure to yield. police say they're sure clague knew he had hit someone or something...
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because he admitted it to a friend. he was also seen getting out of the bus shortly after the accident to check for damage. clague posted bond and was released yesterday. he'll make his first court appearance next wednesday. a person riding a bus was hurt during a high speed chase through urbandale... police were chasing a car through town yesterday evening... when it clipped a dart bus and spun out into a yard. it happened near parkview and meredith. police say one person on the bus was treated for a minor injury.. they haven't said what led to the chase.. or what charges the driver will face. authorities in eastern iowa have issued an operation quickfind this morning... 15-year-old danielle tiegen was last seen tuesday at linn-mar high school in marion. she was wearing a black and green sweatshirt, blue jeans and black boots. anyone with information is asked to call linn county sheriffs. oil pipeline opponents are gathering to make their voices heard this morning... the iowa utilities board hasn't
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decided whether to give the bakken oil pipeline the go-ahead... today people will try to sway them... they'll be at the capitol rotunda this afternoon protesting. the board has announced it will open up four days of its meetings to the public next month. the pipeline would cut through 18 iowa counties. yesterday that same space was crowded with veterans... nats left left the state capitol's annual veterans day brought together state leaders to discuss issues affecting iowa's vets... lieutenant governor, kim reynolds gave an update on the state's home base iowa initiative. it connects veterans with careers in iowa. reynolds says, since 20-13, the initiative has helped 17-hundred veterans find jobs. a local veteran says the services out there for vets aren't enough... ronnie murray is launching a project that will offer something the v-a hospital can't. it's called an empowerment center... the center will be
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veterans.. and will serve as a central dispatch for veteran resources... murray says he wanted to launch the project to give veterans hope... 194106 - i dont think we can depend on the hospital for everything, i believe the veterans that have been blessed to navigate their way through the darkness have a responsibility to reach back and assist other veterans - ronnie murray murray hopes the center will take pressure off the over-crowed v-a hospital... and give veterans an alternative way to
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republican ben carson is back in
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iowa today after a member of his staff died campaigning for him... 25-year old braden joplin died when a bus of campaign staffers crashed wednesday... carson sent his condolences and canceled his events for the remainder of the day. today he's back on the trail... making two iowa stops... mike huckabee and hillary clinton will also campaign throughout the state. donald trump wrapped up a two day swing yesterday... but said it won't be long before he's back again... 400820 tons :00 - :08 i've been here for a lot. i'm going the be here next week. you're going to be so sick of me. you're going to get sick. at a stop in norwalk, trump took aim at his chief rival in iowa, ted cruz. the business mogul praised governor branstad for his recent comments against cruz... tuesday, the governor told reporters he believes cruz should be defeated at the iowa caucuses because he supports oil production over ethanol. the iowa department of
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transportation is prepared for the next round of snowfall... the purpose of the center is to monitor traffic, and keep traffic flowing throughout the state of iowa on the states primary highway system. the d-o-t has opened a new traffic management center inside the ankeny drivers license building. workers can watch 48 video feeds at once from a total of 320 cameras state wide. they can also track exactly how much the state is spending on salt at any given time... our winter cost calculator is a new tool that were getting ready to unveil...and what it does is it tracks the winter operations costs for the last 48 hours for areas across the state..aso depending on what area is show on the map.. brollviewers can get information as far as total winter operation cost material cost and labor cost the winter cost calculator can be found on the dot website. the state patrol is working to make sure the human element of safe
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driving is in check... but they're also focused on our younger passengers... channel 13's josh nguyen is live this morning in the patrol's supply shop.... to show us how parents can ensure their back seat passengers are safe. good morning, josh. finally, we have a new member of
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morning... dave price and his wife welcomed their new baby girl yesterday afternoon. here she is... lyla marie price weighed in at 7- pounds 3-ounces . dave tells us lyla... his wife emily.. and big brother hayden all doing fine. still ahead... this drake
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semester mingling with seniors of a different kind... see her unique new space... that's bridging the gap between two generations... today will be another cloudy day
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is
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and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. to the upper 20s. a few flurries are possible late thursday through early friday morning. there will be a better opportunity to see more sunshine on friday afternoon through the weekend. temperatures will also get back in the 30 degree range on saturday. some light
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college students... but coming up, see how one drake senior is surrounding herself with seniors who never study. the unique way of living that's bringing generations closer
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our top story... a deadly hit the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done.
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(phone ringing) (phone ringing) you can't deal with something by ignoring it . but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard and pay into it, so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates! answer the call already. come to an end this morning... 18-year old emmalee jacobs was hit and killed in december as she was walking to class. yesterday police arrested 23-year old benjamin clague -- a campus bus driver. investigators found audio evidence of the crash when they listened to
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he is now charged with leaving the scene of a deadly accident and failure to yield. an urbandale police chase collided with a city bus route... it happened last night near parkview and meredith. police were chasing a car, when it clipped a dart bus and spun out into a yard. one person on the bus suffered a minor injury.. no word on what started the chase... or what charges the driver will face. a drake university student is settling into a new home this morning... but it's not a dormitory or an apartment. we took a look inside the unique place the senior is calling home for her final semester.... @33:09 "this is my living room." you'll find everything a student needs...and more... @33:22 "i have a little breakfast nook in my kitchen." in haley jenkins' living space. haley@28:09 "for me, it's amazing. it's absolutely amazing." but, when you meet her new neighbors... @23:15 "getting settled in?" you can tell these seniors aren't in college. bobbie@15:40 "it's just been a touch of spring when you see her walking." the 21 year-old lives in a place where the average age is 82. glenis@9:11 "in ten and a half years, we've had lots of excitement at deerfield, but i think this tops it. @20:55 "did i blush?" the vocal performance major at drake university moved into
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deerfield retirement community in urbandale this semester. james@5:11 "there is no other community in the midwest that we know ofat has this type of relationship with a university. there are pioneers that have done this and we're learning from those pioneers." @18:51 ii" jenkins performs for the resents two times a mth. exchange for her singing, shets free room and board. ley@28:18 love the concept of living with the residents and singingr th andt just beghe entertainer, and not jusbng the youth of eir residenc" eo@11: "i think it'sfantastic, mt like having r children come home from llege. but, our children neverng that well."jenkins learned old music for rew audience. @30:50 "i got an oldies book, d jazz book, a show tunes ok,nd a big band book." but, it sounds like there will be lessons for people of all es. @5:31 "this is importantr us. we want to eak down intergenerationalre, and haley has helped do at. the same hope es, bitions she has is theame pes,dreams residents at deerfield have." bobbie@16:42 "it's wonderful to have an interaction with another generation, and forem to kind os us as maybe a little more viable than we may
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@around 22:13 as both nerations len from each her in a unique livirangement.ley will live at drfield therest of this semeer.but, the executive director hopes to continue the partnership with
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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 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...
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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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the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country
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wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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