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16th thanks for joining us! amanda good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon
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clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda let's get into the top five this morning.... amanda the president says american troops will remain in afghanistan longer than planned... right now, 98- hundred us troops are stationed in the country...and were expected home by the end of 20-16. however, on the recommendation of his top commanders, as many as 55- hundred will remain on the ground for
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counterterroris m operations and training afghan forces. amanda in the number two spot this morning... " im sorry form the bottom of my heart, i apologize, its not me. " amanda apologize, its not me. " amanda pete polson, the man the man on trial for a shooting spree through pleasant hill last year took the stand thursday . he told the jury he has been battling drug abuse...and gave an apology for the incident. polson told the jury he doesnt remember shooting at the three victims. amanda the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... amanda a federal investigation has begun into draft-kings and fan-duel....two fantasy sports services offering daily fantasy football events. at issue is whether games are being manipulated by players with inside information - like company employees. on thursday, the state of nevada also ruled ths services as a form of gambling...requir ing them to be licensed to operate in the state. amanda number four... amanda parents in waukee are tired of having their kids switch schools. the city is
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rapidly growing and the district is struggling to keep up ... rezoning their schools as many as 7 times in the last 20 years. a group of parents were even handing out fliers at a public forum last night ...speaking out against the most recent rezoning. amanda and finally in the top five... amanda the 20-15 i-m-t des moines marathon gets underway saturday, bringing hundreds of runners to the metro. last year, ten- thousand athletes from around the world competed in the big race. the competition is expected to be intense this year....and drivers should expect road closures along the route beginning this evening. amanda the push against the proposed bakken oil pipeline hit the steps of the capitol thursday... amanda the project is still awaiting approval from the iowa board of utilities... the project could eventually carry crude oil from north dakota to illinois-- cutting diagonally across the state. about 80 people held up signs and chanted about their disappointment
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in dakota access for even considering taking over their land. a smaller, counter protest was staged nearby, where folks talked about the benefits of the jobs. but the larger group, made a bigger statement, delivering one thousand complaints about the project. "cecil wright, utility board lawyer: "this is really people just expressing their opinion. and as i said, the board reviews that, and will take that into consideration. and they may have questions for dakota access or some of the other witnesses based on those objections. " amanda the iowa board of utilities will hold a public hearing for the project on november 12th. more than sixty people are expected to testify at the hearings next month. amanda we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going
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to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda lawmakers at the state and
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lawmakers at the state and federal levels continue to wrestle with funding for planned parenthood. amanda the health organization has been under fire since a series of edited videos surfaced online, allegedly showing employees discussing the sale of fetal tissue. planned parenthood has denied the allegations. but as the battle over funding rages on....thousands of people depend on affordable care at the 13 locations across iowa. sarah mccarthy has more. " [take pkg] suzanna de baca planned parenthood healthcare more than 38-thousand patients rely on in iowa alone, according to planned parenthood's suzanna de baca. she oversees 18
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midwest clinics, where a little more than half their patients fall below the federal poverty line. their care is paid for by donations and government funding. kimberly long planned parenthood patient people like student kimberly long, who relied on planned parenthood for birth control and wellness exams in her twenties, when she didn't always have health insurance. [take sot to: 0:10 duration:0:10]sot< 05:56:47> [take sot to: 0:04 duration:0:04]sot< 04:20:12> that's thanks to several funding sources. in 20-14 more than 14 million dollars came from patients. donors gave 6 point 8 million dollars and public grants provided a little more than 3 million. about 70 percent of that money pays for patient care. ...birth control and tests - like pregnancy, std, papsmear, and breast exams. services long says prepared her to soon
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start a family. [take sot to: 0:19 duration:0:19]sot< 06:03:11> decisions that could mean terminating a pregnancy for some. abortions account for two percent of planned parenthood's iowa services, with two clinics carrying out the procedures. but according to the iowa coalition for life, even a small number is heartbreaking. sue martinek coalition for life of iowa that's why martinek is here - joining a handful of people who pray outside this cedar rapids clinic. they say any organization providing abortions shouldn't receive any taxpayer dollars, regardless of what that money is used for. senator joni ernst is one of three lawmakers leading the charge for oversight from the department of health and human services - specifically for fetal tissue collection.
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planned parenthood says regular audits ensure all clinics follow the law and procedures, including the steps after an abortion. [take sot]sot for long, sharing her story is one way to ensure others experience the care that inspired her to become a nurse. care she hopes a future daughter can access. [take sot to: 0:18 duration:0:18]sot< 06:10:20> trt 3:43 oc... over a decade. amanda
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governor branstad to defund clinics in have pressured governor branstad to defund clinics in the state. but branstad says he legally does not have the power to do so. and we want to know what you think about planned parenthood. share your thoughts for a chance to see your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on twitter and facebook. or send us an email or give us a call . we'd love to hear what you think! the contact information is on your screen. amanda at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but have lots more good morning iowa still ahead....we'll see how a bet ended up getting a thrill ride renamed... amanda
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but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...ten- thousand six- hundred block of northeast 70th avenue and a second at the ...58-hundred block of northeast 27th avenue so take care on the roads today... amanda let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this! after this! "your wathcing good
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elias johnson, sabrimeteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." amanda a rough drive for some in california...after
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a mudslide traps their vehicles on the road... you can see how deeply the landslide buried these vehicles in mud. it's above the tires on some vehicles -- even on the 18- wheeler. officials say the landslide affected a 200- square-mile area...that was under a severe thunderstorm warning. amanda (anchor toss to wx) sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: this week started on back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're
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sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda time for another
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we come back... plenty of bets were made on the cubs versus cardinals series...and now that the cubs have one, it is time to pay up for some. "now, we are iowa's
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foreforecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going
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to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. sam toss back.
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sam toss back. amanda let's take a look at what's trending now
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amanda the latest thrill ride to hit st louis....that is after the cubs versus cards series... as part of the bet between two six flags theme parks....six flags st. louis had to rename the american thunder coaster... the ride now goes by the name "the cubs thunder"... along with the name change...the park also had to fork over some barbecue sauce, steaks, and more to six flags great america which is just north of chicago. all: (reax) amanda well time now for another short break... but when we come back...
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two fantasy sports services now face a federal investigation... ...but first here's what happened last night on jimmy kimmel live. " " "you're watching good
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on your money now
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amanda fantasy sports companies draft-kings and fan-duel are now the subject of a federal investigation. at issue is whether games are being manipulated by players with inside information - like company employees. a fan-duel spokeswoman said the company is - quote - "cooperating with all parties about how to define the right set of rules for our industry as it continues to grow." meanwhile members of congress have also called for hearings, federal oversight and possible legislative action on the matter. amanda and finally...the federal trade commission has sided with soda giants coca cola and pepsi on the use of the word "diet." consumer rights groups 'u-s right to know' called the word "deceptive, false and misleading" and urged the f- t-c to ban it. the group cited several studies that support its claim diet drinks can lead to weight gain. amanda that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current
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conditions] good morning iowa returns after this. "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we
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team. good morni amanda: thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm amanda krenz. amanda weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side,
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back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda the man police say went on a the man police say went on a shooting spree through pleasant hill neighborhoods last fall- took the witness stand in his own
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trial yesterday. amanda: pete polson told the jury he's been battling drug abuse since the early 2000's and was clean for awhile. the 33 year old said thats until he relapsed near halloween of last year. he lost his job, girlfriend and started using meth again, including using the night before the shooting took place on november 17th. polson told the jury he doesnt remember shooting at the three victims. he didnt realize anything until the officers arrested him that morning "i just know i would never intentionally do any of it, im sorry form the bottom of my heart, i apologize, its not me. i would never hurt anybody like that. i wish i wouldve shot myself that day rather htan shooting these people. i never meant to harm any of you or your families " amanda: earlier in the day the prosecution revealed evidence of polsons drug habits including more than 20 pounds of
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marijuana and other drug paraphanelia found in his home. the defense also brought two people to the stand who knew polson personally. explaining what he was like when he did drugs. " thats when i saw his behavior changed and that night is when, the night before is when i asked him to leave my home. amanda: the defense did not rest after polson took the stand, so the trial will continue this morning at nine. and make sure to stay local 5 every step of the way through polsons trial. we'll also have recaps of each day up on our website that's we are iowa dot com. amanda: plans for another school re-districting in waukee did not go over well with parents... last night's meeting had plenty of angry parents in the audience... the ever growing suburb has had to redistrict its schools seven times in the past
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" "the proposal would have him moving again in two years, so by fourth grade he would have attended three schools. and for you thats -- not okay. under no set of facts is that okay." amanda: a group of parents were even handing out fliers at the public forum last night....speaking out against the most recent rezoning. school officials say they have no other choice. take sot " "nobody ever wants to change, but the reality is when you're growing as rapidly as we are, every once in a while those boundaries need to be adjusted to accomodate the growth." " amanda: the district will use last night's feedback to tweak their scenario before their final proposal will be made next month. amanda: new details this morning in the race for the white house. for the first time, we are hearing from one of vice president joe biden's closest allies about the vp's potential 2016 run. this, as two top republican contenders threaten to boycott the next debate. abc's kenneth moton has more. "pkg script:
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(kenneth moton on cam intro) donald trump and ben carson say they will not stand for a 3 hour debate? literally. we're also getting our first public glimpse into vice president joe biden's inner circle as he decides on the 2016 race. (pkg) rallying the troops? a top aide to vice president joe biden sent a letter to the vp's former staff about his impending decision on the race for the white house. sot/joe biden q. have you made your decision yet?!!! a: i'll tell you what, good to see you all. the vice president...playing coy but that aide, former delaware senator ted kaufman wrote biden is "aware of the practical demands of making a final decision soon." carson and donald trump are joining forces, promising to boycott the planned 3 hour debate hosted by cnbc. trump told fox newschannel's greta van susteren he only agreed to two hours. sot/donald trump: "it's too much to watch, and they're doing it because they want to make more money." sot/carly fiorina: i'm sorry that they apparently don't have the endurance to go the distance (standup close) jeb bush's campaign also weighed in and said he's ready to debate. cnbc says it's still finalizing the format of the october 28th event. kenneth moton, abc news washington. " amanda: we're back with meterologist
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meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest
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winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda: the president announces big changes in amanda: the president
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america's plan in afghanistan. amanda:: president obama says troops will be staying longer than planned... the 98-hundred currently in afghanistan were expected to return home by the end of 20- 16. but the president - on the recommendation of his top commanders - will now leave as many as 55- hundred troops on the ground. it will be a two- fold mission - similar to the current one of counterterroris m operations and training and assisting afghan forces. president obama: this
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modest but meaningful extension of our presence, while sticking to our current narrow missions, can make a real difference. amanda: top pentagon officials believed afghan forces weren't ready to operate on their own. and there's been a recent surge in violence by the taliban and now isis. amanda: plenty of athletes will be in the metro this weekend....all planning to get moving in iowa... amanda: a record turn out last year, means some intense competition for this weekend's i-m-t des moines marathon... ten-thousand around the world ran the moines in 20- 14...and many of returning to route again this year. philip lagat of kenya plans to return to drivers should be aware of the street closures that will begin today... walnut street bridge and east first street will beginning at six this evening.. local five is a proud sponsor of the marathon...so more on the race throughout the weekend.
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at ((time check)) we'll take a short break here on good morning iowa....coming up, it's friday, which means we take a look at new releases coming to theaters.. amanda: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at two locations... one at the ....three- thousand block of sixth avenue., and a second at the....39-hundred block of kingman. so use caution while driving.. amanda: while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this! "your wathcing good
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: this week started on
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weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda: we have lots
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more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and phillip mena with america's money. america's money: good morning. topping "ameri good morning, topping "america's money" -- another strike against daily fantasy sports sites. >> both fanduel and draftkings are no longer available in nevada after regulators there said they needed gambling licenses. >> the sites said they shouldn't need licenses because they offer a game of skill not of chance. more u.s. workers are calling off sick even when they are well. a new survey is out with the best or worst excuses.
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like -- my grandmother poisoned me with ham. >> and perhaps even more outrageous, a woman telling her boss she was going to the beach because her doctor said she needed more vitamin d. >> yeah, good excuse. and if you love lucky charms, particularly the marshmallows, pay attention. >> general mills is releasing ten boxes. with only marshmallows. >> good luck. and that is "america's money." and off you go, and off you go, and off you go,
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experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like
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the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows
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and 20s. saturday will start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. sam toss back. amanda: it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." amanda: first up...a tom hanks cold war movie in "bridge of spies," hanks plays a lawyer who gets drafted by the c-i-a to help broker a prisoner swap. they want him to help broker a deal for an american pilot who was arrested after his plane was shot down by the soviet union. in exchange they
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will hand over a k-g-b intelligence officer arrested for espionage in the us. bridge of spies is rated p-g-13. all: (reax) amanda: next, we have a scary movie for adults.... next, we have a scary movie for adults.... in "crimson peak," a young newlywed moves into her new husband's stately manor... only to find out its haunted. the house brings about the terror of her past, and dark visions of her future. crimson peak is rated-r. all: (reax) amanda: rounding out the new releases is a
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the whole family.... for a slightly less-scary movie, check out "goosebumps." a group of children teams up with the daughter of author r-l-stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free. now they must get all of them back in the books where they belong. goosebumps is rated p-g. all: (reax) amanda: time for another
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here on good morning iowa .... a quick look outside as you get ready to start your day....when we return, a look at the top stories in our morning refresh. amanda: : do you have a
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are iowa." amanda:: welcome back everyone....as we wrap up our first hour, let's everyone....as we wrap up our first hour, let's take a quick look at the top stories... we recap your headlines...in the morning refresh... amanda: plans change for u-s troops in afghanistan....wit h most expecting a longer stay than originally planned. amanda: the man accused of shooting up a pleasant hill neighborhood takes the stand in his trial. amanda: and two fantasy sports services offering daily games on the internet now face a federal investigation. amanda: parents in waukee voice their anger over another plan to re-district the city's school district. amanda: and on your mark, get set....and go.....expect lots of runners aorund the metro, as the des moines marathon gets underway this weekend. amanda: time now for another short break... but when we
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come back... we head out to alleman...for another edition of blitz game day...this week at north polk high school plus sam's in with a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this. " nexstar copyright" "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we
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team. good morning iowa starts now " elias: good morning iowa! i'm ???. it's 6 am on your elias: good morning iowa! i'm ???.
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friday the 16th of october...and time for another edition of blitz gameday.. we have an exciting show for you this morning, coming up we've got players, students, and coaches from north polk to talk about tonight's game. they are the home team for our game of the week.....as the c-m-b raiders take on the comets. behind me we have the cheerleaders, band, and fans who will help us get your morning kicked off....isn't that right (((cheers from the squads))) as you can see they are ready...and so are we... but first let's head back to our studio... elias: good morning amanda...you can tell its going to be a big game from the turnout this morning. amanda: that's right elias....they
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definitely look ready for tonight. of course much more ahead from blitz game day but first, let's talk about one ready for tonight. of course much more ahead from blitz game day but first, let's talk about one factor that could affect all of tonight's games...the weather amanda good to have everyone with amanda good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: this week started on the mild and warm side, but now we're really back to feeling like fall with a cold day and frost night back in the forecast. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today with a few more afternoon clouds. we're going to be cold and windy this afternoon with highs only climbing into the mid 50s and northwest winds around 10-15 mph. overnight we're going to see partly cloudy skies but we'll probably see wide- spread frost as lows fall into the low 30s
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start very cold and chilly, but with some sunshine we'll warm that air up into the upper 50s. sunday is going to be gorgeous with highs climbing back into the upper 60s. next week we have a few rain chances and we'll have our highs go back into the 70s for a few days. amanda let's get into the top five this morning.... amanda the president says american troops will remain in afghanistan longer than planned... right now, 98- hundred us troops are stationed in the country...and were expected home by the end of 20-16. however, on the recommendation of his top commanders, as many as 55- hundred will remain on the ground for counterterroris m operations and training afghan forces. amanda in the number two spot this morning... " im sorry form the bottom of my heart, i apologize, its not me. " amanda pete polson, the
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