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morning.. hear how the candidates are preparing for their last time together on stage... and whether it could give any of them a chance to pick up caucus votes. po-145we :11 - :23 apparently mr. trump considers megyn kelly very very scary. and you know donald is a fragile soul. donald trump is making other plans for tonight... but ted cruz wants him to lock down plans for this weekend. hear why the stakes are growing for a debate between the two. and an ankeny mother who says she wanted to put a stop to her daughter's bullies is now in trouble for taking matters into her own hands. it's thursday january 28th...
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first on 13... the final debate before caucus time has republicans competing for airtime right here in des moines today... but now the event itselffis also in a fight for attention. this was the debate line-up just days ago... but one of those faces will be missing tonight. channel 13's josh nguyen is live outside iowa events center this morning to tell us more. "often times voter say they make up their minds in the last
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instead, trump is drawing crowds
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he's planned a fundraiser for veterans. it will take place at drake university during the debate... he hasn't said which specific veterans organization will benefit... or if it's more than one. doors open at five... and the event begins at eight. this morning candidates are reacting to trump's decision... po-136we :00 - :16 presidential candidate and i know all the press is here, 90% of their coverage is on this whole thing, oh donald trump's not going to show up, ted cruz is challenging him to a one on one, mano-a-mano debate. interesting sideshow. greatest show on earth.' this is not a show. this is serious! we cannot lose this election, we have to turn this country around now.402569 :21 - :33 " i think it's a little weird. i don't see the benefit of him not to be worried about unfair questions when in fact he just dominates the press, it's a strange thing for him to
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meanwhile ted cruz is pushing to book trump this weekend. this week trump's republican rival proposed the two do a one-on-one debate. now cruz says he's booked a time and place... all trump has to do is agree. the debate would take place saturday night in sioux city. it would last one hour, and the two would have to agree on a moderator. a super-pac supporting ted cruz has also pledged one-and-a-half million dollars to veterans if trump agrees to it. hillary clinton is asking that another democratic debate be put together last-minute. presidential candidate"i would and the campaigns to agree that we can debate in new hampshire next week. that is what i'm hoping will happen." clinton is pushing for the msnbc this.
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sanders in the three most recent new hampshire polls. both clinton and sanders remain focused on iowa today... the two will makes stops across the state. rick santorum, carly fiorina, and rand paul also make stops leading up to tonight's republican debate. a polk county medical examiner is calling the death of a
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a polk county medical examiner is calling the death of a well-known metro architect suspicious. 62-year old kirk blunck was found dead sunday. police say he fell down a flight of stairs at the "teachout building" in the east village. they say there was no indication he had been assaulted. an ankeny mother is in trouble with the law after intervening in middle school bullying.. . alisha morton says her daughter has been the victim of bullying since last to take things into her own hands. she went to northview middle school to confront the students she says were bullying her daughter... that's when things got physical. she says another student, a 9th grade girl, stepped forward and
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17:48:41--48 'i put one arm out. its not like i took two hands and aggressively pushed her. i put my arm out and said no, you know, this is gonna stop.' morton claims she only put her hand out to block the student.... she's now charged with assault. the ankeny school district and ankeny police are not commenting on the situation. a chinese national is charged with stealing from iowa's corn fields this morning... mo hailong is a naturalized u-s citizen. authorities say he is one of six people who stole plants from dupont- pioneer and monsanto. the plants equaled tens of millions of dollars. they intended to use them to share trade secrets with an ag company from china. mo will now serve five years in prison.... and may be deported after his release. melting snow and ice is raising concern in the quad cities... an ice jam caused the rock river to spill into people's yards where it then
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melts... it could send the water into their homes. they're now hoping for a slow thaw so it melts bit by bit and
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we learned more this week about the what caused the death of former iowa football star tyler sash. doctors say he suffered from from c-t-e.. coming up... sash's mother opens up about the degenerative brain condition he was living with... and how she hopes his death can help other families in the future. earlier this week we learned more about the death of a former football hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm they've all come to look for america
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all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side...
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with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. earlier this week we learned more about the death of a
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star from iowa. doctors say tyler sash suffered from cte... a degenterative brain
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after the break... what his mother tells us about sash's struggles... and why she hopes his death can lead to important conversations
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts.
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i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. earlier this week we learned former hawkeye star and nfl player, tyler sash was suffering from c-t-e. the 27-year old died suddenly back in september... we now know an accidental overdose of prescription medication wasn't the only thing that played a role in his death. medical experts announced recently he was suffering from c-t-e, a progressive, degenerative condition caused by repetitive brain trauma... sash suffered at least five concussions over his football career. now his mother is left questioning the sport they grew up loving... channel 13's justin surrency sat down with her yesterday. here is what she had to say.
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never would have been tyler sash again the sash family has been told tyler was the 98th athlete to
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diagnosed with c-t-e after his death... here's just a portion of those names... hall of famers frank gifford,
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kansas city chiefs lineback jovan belcher, who shot and killed his girlfriend before driving to the chiefs' practice facility and committing suicide. super bowl champion dave duerson, who helped the n-f-l try to cover up revelations about c-t-e before he, too, committed suicide. at this point, c-t-e can only be confirmed after death and there is no treatment or cure for it. doctors say the best way to prevent
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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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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room
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is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message.
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is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential.i've spenty life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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