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this video. the district says the attendant physically abused a student with special needs. the child's mother now disagrees. good evening, i'm erin kiernan... and i'm dan winters. on november 4th, the student was crying and refusing to sit in his seat. the school district says the bus attendant was too busy on her cell phone and that she and the driver mishandled the situation. the attendant and the driver were fired... but argued they should be eligible to receive unemployment benefits... this is video from inside the bus. we obtained it as evidence in the unemployment case through iowa workforce development... records show the attendant, ruby crying. the video shows him getting out of his seat and repeatedly hitting another student. taylor pulls the child by the arm and sits next to him... pressing his face into the window, which left a mark on his face the next day, the boy's mother complained. the district fired taylor for abuse
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the bus driver was fired for failing to intervene. des moines schools released this statement...saying in part, "cases involving mistreatment of a student are a clear violation of the trust and expectation the district has that all of its employees work in the best interests of the students we serve." but apparently, the child's mother had a change of heart. the unemployment appeal documents include a letter from the mother, saying she didn't want to press charges... and that she thinks taylor did what she thought was best to protect the students on the bus... including her son. records show both taylor and the bus driver lost their appeals with iowa workforce development. they were ordered to repay the unemployment benefits they received. a des moines man will get a new trial, for his role in the beating death of another man in 20-13 kent tyler is accused of punching richard daughenbaugh, knocking him to the ground. a group of other men then beat daughenhbaugh to death. the jury found tyler guilty for both throwing the first punch
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assault. but the supreme court ruled that he should have only been tried for one of those acts ... not both simultaneously. funeral services will he held tomorrow for a family that lost three loved ones in a fire. on sunday morning, this home in the town of boxholm was destroyed by fire... it was sparked by a space heater... a mother and three children died in the fire...trapped in an upstairs bedroom. 27 year old amber sorenson, nine year old riley, six year old autumn and four year old brayden will be laid to rest tomorrow. the funeral will be held at 10-30, at southeast valley middle school in burnside. iowa state students are eager to get their seats for monday's basketball game against kansas but the excitement went up in smoke momentarily. channel 13's mike dasilva reports on the fire that could cause campus leaders to re-think this whole process. 05:27:56--05:28:03 'it was definitely scary, i was just waiting for that tank to go and make a bigger explosion because i knew it was
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tent.' brandon benschoter was sleeping when he heard a loud pop early this morning just a couple of tents over... 05:27:39--51 "and when we came out of the tent, just the walls of that tent were tarp and they were all just burning up completely so we decided to pull our propane tank a long ways away from here and we started dragging tents out of the way as well. " a blanket inside a nearby tent had caught on fire...set a flame by a heater. fortunately, no one was injured, but the tent fire makes one imagine what might happen in a worst case scenario...especially with all of those propane tanks sitting around... 05:28:28 'i know ours is hooked up to a tank and well be using it today but i told my friends who are sleeping here tonight were shutting it off when we got to bed when theres nobody awake theres no propane running out so thats kind of a rule we decided to make and that was after last night.' 05:28:39 05:13:47--05:14:06 today weve had part of the university department of public safety, our environmental health and safety staff and ames fire department which provides fire protection on
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studenhts and talking about how you can do what theyre trying to do safely.' the university says they will continue to assess the situation and monitor the students...but for now the students will continue to be allowed to camp out outside of hilton coliseum. 05:21:07--28 'earlier this morning, with other administrators we had some conversations about you know what changes should we make, should we ask them all to leave, and weve elected not to do that and were trying to strike that balance providing the student environment they want and yet do it in a safe and responsible manner and we think we have struck a reasonable balance.' again this is not about getting tickets, but where students get to sit within the student seating sections . vice president warren madden says he met with athletic director jamie pollard and student government leaders in the fall over this issue of the student seating process, and this is the option students have chosen, instead of a lottery, or other options, and
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willing to work with them to allow them to do so. a construction worker was pulled out of icy waters today, after an accident on the job... the marion county sheriff's department says the man was working on a bridge near knoxville this morning when he fell through a plank. he dropped about 12 feet into the water below. the foreman jumped in and pulled the man out of the water.... a crane operator pulled them to shore. the man's name and condition have not been released. blizzard warnings are in effect a way from the carolinas up the eastern seaboard. more than eighty million americans are bracing for an historic storm. brian mooar has the story from washington. a virtual white out at the white was shrouded in a cloud of snow. the nation's
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in the bullseye of a blizzard of epic proportions local officials say it's a potent perfect storm. of a blizzard of epic proportions local officials say it's a potent perfect storm. s/ mayor muriel bowser / washington, d.c.:15 - :32 "we expect 2 feet at least of snow in washington and the snow is coming down wet and heavy which means that we could see trees, power lines down and a loss of power." as the snow began to pile up ... virginia national guard troops were called into action ... s/ randolph hawes / virginia national guard:37 - :40 "we've put chains tires." as convoys of power crews from the south deployed for the inevitable cleanup. but that won't begin until the storm has blown over - late sunday night. with thousands of flights canceled - anyone who hasn't gotten out isn't. "this is our third flight change since we started." and the ripple effects are reaching airports far from the blizzard zone. this snow marked the beginning of a day-and-a-half onslaught that could bring more than two-and-a-half feet of snow and fifty-mile-an hour winds - threatening to
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washington's worst snow storm ever. --- reporter tag --- and as bad as it looks now, the snow is expected to continue through sunday evening... and before it is all over with, this storm could blow itself into the record books. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. and des moines international airport is seeing some delays and cancellations... an d-c flight that scheduled to land in des moines later this evening, has been cancelled. if you are have a flight this weekend, make sure to check with your airline before you leave for the airport. our weather here, is nothing like we're seeing on the east coast... chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now... ed..a bit of a warm up heading our way. over the years, we've shown you variations of this next story. over the years, we've shown you
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tonight, justin surrency shows us why this case of a principal supporting his students is unique. 'its not just what you do for one person but its about what you do for every person.' its a lesson the students at western hills have learned from two of their own... 'we have two students that are going through a rough patch in their life'6th grader niavh hyatt diagnosed with cancer of the brain and spine and 1st grader elayna sandeen whos fighting lung cancer after recently beating kidney cancer... 'we wanted to show support for them but also wanted to give our students a chance to chip and do something for themselves.' so principal george panosh issued a take home assignment
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'we had about $1500 for each student that was raised in a week and a half period...his students met the challenge head on and principal panosh paid up on his end of the deal.... 'you know, i liked my hair.' he had just one small request... 'whats the one thing i asked that i got to keep through all this? my ears, id like to keep my ears.'with clippers in hand niavh happily obliged... 'does it look beautiful niavh?' fellow students cheered at the principals expense 'need me to shrink down niavh? haha' elayna watched from the hospital 'need me to shrink down niavh? haha' elayna watched from the hospital during a chemo treatment of her own... 'one of the things that brought me here was that family feel, knowing that i was coming to a community that cared about their people..' spending his time educating the youth...principal panosh says both niavh and elayna have taught him the lesson of a lifetime... 'we all have our own issues we go through everyday but you see them put up with a fight no child should have to deal with and you see how strong they are and what they are struggling with and it lets everyone around
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strength' justin surrency channel 13 news... you can learn more about pediatric cancer and donate to both elayna and niavh's fundraising accounts by clicking the link on our website... who tv dot com. this was a big night for high school hoops. this was a big night for high school hoops. no matter who you root for. waukee, johnston, valley, dowling, and urbandale... all in action tonight... john sears will have the winners and the highlights later in sports. every four years people from all over the world descend on des moines for the iowa caucuses... what visitors think of the capitol city and the way it's changed...and what the out of towners do for local
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the iowa caucuses put our state in the spotlight every four
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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 when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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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. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. bringing in people from across the country... from presidential candidates to the national media... des moines will be a busy place in the final nine days until the iowa caucuses.. businesses are cashing in... and the city is also getting the type of publicity other communities can only dream of. jim mertens has the story... iowa's biggest city is getting ready for one of america's biggest political
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: it gets a lot of national exposure, it gives us international exposure. for just one night, des moines is the epicenter of the political world. more important than washington dc and new york. mcguire : we take this very seriously. a cold, midwest city that most of the nation flies over now commands the attention of every political junkie and the journalists who cover them. and the way they view des moines is changing. greg edwards they always wanted to do their broadcast in front of a silo, in the middle of a corn field, and we were saying 'come to the city, use our skyline as your backdrop'. and the city is proving to be more than a skyline: it's a profit center. the old spaghetti works has seen a caucus or two. it started business in 1978, two years after jimmy carter put the iowa caucus on the map. foreign accents are heard ordering its eggplant parmesan or smothered chicken. jon scholl : you get some foreign press. you know, you get asian, you get canadian, you get hispanic ones, mexico,
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different people in town. and it warms the heart of businesses that might otherwise find it hard to earn a buck during the cold, hard winter. in downtown, there's no room at the marriott where rooms start at 289 a night... we can't book a room at the less expensive hyatt place either. greg edwards : you probably won't find a hotel room downtown but you'll find a hotel in the metro that weekend. nat sound usually six of ten des moines hotel rooms would be filled the first weekend in february. the caucus is expected to push occupancy to 90-percent. hallie : caucus night is very special for us. the ramada tropics resort still has rooms available... nat sound : we do have a 24 hour cancellation policy... ...and it's not hiking its rates. hallie : downtown will fill up first with all of their hotels and then it slowly moves to the west with our being the next major off-ramp here. but forget all the money that's to be made from the caucus. des moines is looking at the prestige. in 2007, the city burst with pride when a new york times reporter adam
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im not sure i would go so far as to say that des moines has become a vacation destination. but it has most certainly become cool. that's worth gold for a city that loses it's spotlight on groundhog day. greg edwards : it's kinda like the day after prom, you know, it's like 'oh my gosh"', you take a deep breath. on one hand, happy it's done with, but on the other hand, we're sad to see them go. 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 temperatures 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,
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e ciml continues to put a rangle hold on theissketball congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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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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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... 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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rankings. 6 of the top 7 teams in class 5a are from central iowa. 5th ranked johnston at number 11 valley. 3rd q. jackie feldt drives, spins, and easy lay up. valleythough trailing by 2. more from the tigers. mackenzie
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the coldiron fieldhouse. more from the tigers. mackenzie ward, the long 2. good one at the coldiron fieldhouse. but johnston is one of the bets teams in the state for a reason. taryn knuth, long pass,scores dragons stretch the lead to 7. 52-45 then its rachel hinders bottoms up from downtown. dragons win 64-56 top 10 showdown tonight. 4th ranked waukee and number 7 southeast polk. 1st qreilly jacobson. future north dakota state bizon down low. warriors up 4. back come the rams. in transition shiloh mccool. cool name, layup good. 7-5 waukee after 1. offense picks up in the 2nd.
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back comes sep. but waukee answers back with a three of their own. andie mataloni. warriors win a good one 56-47 over but waukee answers back with a three of their own. andie mataloni. warriors win a good one 56-47 over southeast polk. ankeny pride on the line tonight. hawks and jags, not only a great rivalry, but also a top 10 showdown in boys basketball. ankeny 6th, centennial 9th in the latest poll. jaguars come ready to play. conner cullen strong to the hole lefty layin good. bob fontana liking what hes seeing early but here come the hawks. working the ball down low to joel but here come the hawks. working the ball down low to joel roberts for the lay in w/ the defender on his back. hawk fans, lovin' it and they keep it rolling. roberts again this time from long range. hawks up 12. end of the 1st half. more from long
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range. hawks up 12. end of the 1st half. more from long range. drew maschoff, beats the buzzer. hawks roll...... 54-35 7th ranked dowling hosting urbandale. 1st q. josh dietrich, splash from downtown. maroons up 5 early. more from deep. ross otte. gets the start on senior night and he delivers. 3 from the corner. maroons up by 7. jayhawks counter on the break. eric milewsky, all the way, bucket and the foul. but its too much from dowling. maroons win 62-45 after a court storming win over number 1 oklahoma. iowa state now faces the dreaded trap game. cyclones travel to bottom feeder tcu tomorrow where the atmosphere will be nothing like hilton coliseum. look at the standings. baylor
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iowa state 2 games back. saturday's game at tcu tips off at 3pm on espnu. 2nd ranked hawkeye wrestlers hosting number 20 purdue. 133 pounds 3rd ranked cory clark, the pride of southeast polk taking on luke welch. clark 4 nearfall points. 12-0 major for cory. 157. edwin cooper gets doug welch twisted up. both shoulders on the mat. thats a fall!!! cooper with the pin. hawkeyes roll over purdue 39-4
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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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(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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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 when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 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.
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. we must never forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. we need an international coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east.
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