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into a politically charged conversation... parents say on wednesday, the group of four and five year olds were finishing up their field trip when fiorina stopped by to talk to them. the 15 preschoolers were then whisked into the rally as campaign staffers put fiorina stickers on them. fiorina joked with the crowd saying the kids were watching the koi fish but decided they would rather come in and join her. parents say they did not give permission for their kids to be thrust into the spotlight and were shocked when they saw images of their kids sitting in front of a large poster of a fetus as fiorina talked about de-funding planned parenthood. parent chris beck says the move was inappropriate and feels his son was used as a political pawn. 'i saw them the group of kids in the rally and that was a little too far for me, quite a bit too far for me actually it made me quite upset i felt like my kids were being used more as a pawn or a photo opt and a chance for her to promote herself rather than the kids to even be there.
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statement saying... 'shed run into the kids in the botanical gardens and watched the koi with them for a while. i guess the kids must have thought she was pretty neat because then their teachers and parents and the kids all followed carly into the event complete with carly stickers.' i talked to another parent off camera who also was upset her daughter was exposed to the pro-life rally....she told me fiorina pounced when she saw the children and decided to exploit them without permission from their parents. a union county man accused in a double murder case made a surprising move in court this morning. jerry dillinger pleaded guilty to 2 counts of first degree murder. he killed 37-year-old loretta dillinger... and michael robinson, the boyfriend of dillinger's niece.. police found both of the bodies in a farm pond near thayer in december. the judge overseeing today's proceedings immediately sentenced dillenger to two consecutive life terms. dillenger did not give a motive for the murders. a des moines man convicted for his role in the beating death of a man in 20-
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kent tyler is accused of throwing the punch that knocked richard daughenbaugh to the ground in august of 2013. a group of other assailants then stomped and beat daughenhbaugh to death. in its ruling today the supreme court says the jury found tyler guilty punch and for assault. only been tried for one of those acts ... not both simultaneously. two other men were convicted of second degree murder for their role in daughenbaugh's death. it was a scary wake-up call for iowa state students camping out to get good seats for monday's game against kansas. " this morning, woke up. i smelled a little smoke and i could hear some fire. i peeked my head out and the tents down, there was flames going on." a tent caught outside of hilton coliseum caught fire around 3:30. witnesses say a propane tank with a heater attached started a blanket on fire. the 3 men inside were able to get out before the flames destroyed the tent. iowa state university's
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will look into addressing the policy for the general assignment knee-jerk decisions. "for seeing a propane heater in a tent on a university campus is probably not something we were looking to be proactive. but to outright ban, kind smack and interacts with peoples; liberties. we are very caucious on stuff like that. to say you can't is generally not a good solution." public safety officers say they plan to meet with the athletics department as well as student government to talk about a solution. but don't know exactly when that meeting will take place other students at iowa state are getting ready for a long night of dancing. the universitys dance marathon weekend kicks off tonight. students qualify by raising 250- dollars for the university of iowa's children hospital. in addition to dancing... the students also meet some of the
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fundraising. last year the organization raised 444-thousand dollars. stay home and stay warm... that's the advice officials are giving to the millions in the path of a fierce winter storm barreling through the east coast. and things are going to get worse before they get better. scott mclean is in washington with an update. "we have a forecast that i don't think we've had in 90 years."washington d-c's mayor is just one of several officials along the east coast telling people to stay home this weekend. this as a potentially record-breaking blizzard is just hours away. "it has life and death implications, and all the residents of the district of columbia should treat it that way" "folks go out, a little overconfident, and that's bad for them bad for their safety, but it also makes it very hard for the folks that we send out to do their work."the national weather service predicts up to two-and-a-half feet of snow will fall in some areas before sunday... along with heavy winds that could bring down trees and powerlines. some 75-million people are in the storm's path... 30-million of them are facing blizzard conditions. three states and washington dc have
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from the carolinas to new england, schools, businesses, and even the government are closing early to get be treacherous, as snow has already started to accumulate in the southeast. north carolina has seen several fatal accidents due to the snow and ice. "we're asking everyone to please roads if spend some time with your family."meanwhile, long lines are forming at to get ahead of the storm. at least 5-thousand flights have been cancelled, including all saturday flights at some airports. new jersey governor chris christie announced todaty... he'll leave the campaign trail and return to blizzard. this, after facing criticism for day job. christie fired off a series of he was putting his role as governor first but promising to return to new hampshire to campaign soon. christie is
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the new hampshire primary in two weeks to keep his 2016 presidential hopes alive. distributors are working overtime to get beer to customers ahead of winter storms. this distributor in washington d-c brought in an extra truck this week to deliver beer to more than 900 customers. the order sizes are up ... as some people are preparing for the worst and stocking up for weeks. hudson says: "snow storms like this that come in on a friday and over the weekend is probably the best situation for us because people are home. they're safe. they're not working. and what are they doing to do? eat drink and be merry." the company hopes to have all its deliveries made by today to liquor stores and restaurants. sitting at home reading a book might be a good thing to do
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and a local library is hoping to get children to start reading at an early age... coming up... the program that's getting children to read a thousand books before entering kindergarten... vibrant city... a recent politico article calls des moines one of the most vibrant cities in the u-s... why they say the city is so special... hospitals can be scary, especially for kids. but one college student came up with a way to help put them at ease.
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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the pleasant hill public library is encouraging children ages up to 5-years-old to read one-thousand books before kindergarten... the program was specifically designed to give babies and toddlers the best start possible on lifelong reading and learning skills. if reading 1,000 books sounds daunting - it shouldnt.
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the program is designed to help parents and children get in the habit of reading on a regular basis and to improve language skills before they enter kindergarten. the goal is to help kids enter school ready to learn and read. the level of 1,000 books is based on current research that emphasizes the importance of reading aloud to children from birth onwards. reading provides an opportunity to increase a childs exposure to a wide variety of books, and to promote the use of the pleasant hill public library and the resources available. one of our major...interested in families can sign up at the pleasant hill public library. each child will receive a reading log and a free bag. and for every 100 books, the
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the city of des moines is being called one of the most vibrant cities in teh country. politico magazine says des moines has transformed into quote "the richest, most vibrant, and hip cities in the country." it went on to say the city's population has grown by 10-thousand new residents and that in recent years, it has been the best for young professionals, families and home renters. des moines has teh chance to show off our vibrant city to the national media as we close in on caucus day. n-b-c, has announced it will set up shop in a familiar place... west end architectural salvage on 9-th street will host n- b-c's national coverage of the iowa caucuses next week. meet the press with chuck todd will kick things off from west end salvage sunday morning... the n-b-c nightly news with lester holt will air sunday night from the same location, and the today show will follow suit monday morning. west end salvage says it took three "scouting trips" from n-b-c before deciding the locally-famous antique shop was the perfect
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don't worry - the coffee shop and the rest of west end salvage plans to remain "open" even with all the production crews running around. "'were planning on staying open, i dont think its fair to just shut our store down. and they were sensitive to that, as well. the shows will be airing - both meet the press, and nbc nightly news, then the today show and nightly news - all of those will be airing while were closed. so we wouldnt be open when theyre actually filming them. but during the day theres just going to be a lot of chaos here. and i think itll be fun for people to have a chance to come down here and see how things work on a broader scale.' this isn't west end salvage's first taste of television. the shop was the focus of a d-i-y network for two seasons. the npr show 'morning edition' is scheduled to broadcast live from des moines... on the morning of the iowa broadcast live from smokey row coffee... the 9 a-m,
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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.
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clouds will begin to break up this evening and temperatures are expected to drop into the lower teens overnight. we will see a bit more sunshine for saturday and temperatures will climb into the lower 30s. cloud cover will move back in throughout sunday, but
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will rise past freezing to top out in the upper 30s. this will be the warmest day of the week as we see the next system move in for monday, cooling temperatures down and bringing in a chance for snow. right now models are indicating very light snow moving through on monday with snow totals less than 2" in the des moines metro. although it will be a chilly start to the work week, temperatures are trending up for the later half of the
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things can change when suddenly you have "superpower status." that is what some kids have learned at a new york hospital... coming up... how a college student helped give those kids super powers... 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...
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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
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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.
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hospitals can be scary, especially for kids. but one college student came up with a way to help put them at ease. a little creativity and imagination is all it took.. the idea is to turn the kids' i-v bags into a source for superpowers. stacey sager reports. "so when we put super sam on your iv, his superpowers come into you and make you all better."sure sounds good to 6-year-old erik carmona of willowbrook, who just had his appendix removed here at northwell health's staten island university hospital. "it hurts over here, over here."but things can change when suddenly you got "superpower status." "this one looks like superman."actually it is super sam, one of 10 i-v "heroes" created by molloy college junior bobby lenahan here in rockville
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"and it is a simple paper sleeve that transforms the hospital room into an opportunity to get superpowers."like shadow control to hide if you're a quick shadow, or if you're diamond mask. "impervious to anything, she can turn her skin into diamond, make the kids feel strong."especially if they're more seriously ill than erik. he's the ninth pediatric patient to try i-v heroes at this hospital. the others all had cancer or blood disorders, but gave the product very high marks. "now eventually the goal is to heroes come for a visit, like disney princesses? his patent-pending product is something bobby would love to do, maybe even include versions for adults as well. they cost under a dollar each to because for now it's all about the sister of a 2-year-old patient.
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and asks for super sally because she wants to make her little sister feel safe." "you introduce these covers, and they seem to calm down."such a simple concept that seems priceless. hospital officials with a children's cancer center that first tested the superhero i-v bags say they've had tremendous results. they say 100-percent of their patients were in a better mood after the superhero i-v was installed. the invention will soon be adopted at 21 new york city hospitals. stick around, we'll get another look at your forecast, after the break.
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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 when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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developing news tonight. a major snow emergency. big cities and airports shutting down, bracing for a historic blizzard. now hours from bearing a huge part of the country. plus the ripple
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al roker has the
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