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folks in philly, excited.5 news at 6 in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." brad/wx wall first order of business...turn those clocks back before falling asleep tonight! now to the weather. the skies overhead will clear tonight allowing temperatures to fall into the 30s and 40s.
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after enjoying that extra hour of sleep tomorrow morning, you will wake up to those mostly sunny skies. we will also have a breeze streaming in from the southwest and wonderfully warming temperatures topping out in the upper 60s to low 70s! no tricks, all treats to begin november! the good news keeps on coming too as the first half of the work week will be filled with sunshine and highs in the 70s. monday looks to be the warmest day in the mid 70s, but the wind will be with us as well. towards the end of the work week, highs will drop off in to the 60s and eventually the 50s with our next rain chance coming on thursday. " local 5 news at 6 in hd starts now. we are iowa" jack/2shot: good evening and welcome to local 5 news, home of we are iowa dot com. i'm jack miller. stephanie/2shot: and i'm stephanie angleson. jack/2shot: it looked like a blowout, but maryland made a game of it in the second half. bottom line -- the hawks are still unbeaten. here's local 5 sports director jon schaeffer with the latest jon/bam thanks guys-- the iowa hawkeyes were looking for an 8 and 0 start with a win against maryland today-- a team at the bottom of the big ten east division. they did what they should have-- which was win. just a few of the highlights here. td run by daniels. one handed catch by george kittle w/ replay akrum wadley td
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jon: here's a look at iowa's remaining schedule-- they jon: here's a look at iowa's remaining schedule-- they head to indiana next week-- a dangerous team there... host minnesota before wrapping up the season on black friday in lincoln nebraska on the 27th... we'll have specials going on for that heroes game against the huskers we'll release more information on those shows as we get closer to thanksgiving weekend. jon/bam: now there is some speculation as to bowl games-- the obvious thought is rose-- little different now-- the rose who it wants to play in pasadena. bowl, outback, and even peach bowl... if iowa then tops say an ohio state or
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michigan state in the big ten championship that could likely put them in the 4 team playoff... so there are still a lot of unknowns but a lot of excitement around this team right now guys. jack: over in ames... the cyclones are playing texas.. this week the team has made a lot of changes-- but is it enough to save paul rhoads job? one fan weighed in on that question. " oh man, that's a tough one. i don't know if we have the money to get rid of him thats the biggest thing. so, to keep his job. i don't know if he'll be her next year you never know. he could turn it around. we're just having fun here" jack jordan furbee will have full highlights of texas and iowa state tonight on local 5 news late edition after temple plays notre dame. stephanie/otsr turning to your local election headquarters. the parade of presidential hopefuls continues through iowa. this morning was the gop growth and opportunity party at the iowa state fairgrounds. local 5's sabrina ahmed has the highlights on what happened.
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we are here at the growth and opportunity party.. hosted by the iowa gop... 10 candidates.. each get 15 minutes on stage. those 15 minutes they can use in whatever way they want... but there's something missing from this event.. and that's the two front runners, dr ben carson and donald trump. as you can imagine, that's getting some mixed reaction from the crowd. costumes in towe, thousands of repulicans filled the varied industries building to listen to and meet the candidates. 12:31:21:10 "just to get an idea, there are so many candidates, its so hard to pick right now and i think this is a great opportunity to narrow my choices down a little." others in the crowd had a bit more aggressive approach. 12:35:18:05 "not that i think they'll listen but i'm actually going to encourage some of the candidates to drop out." while trump and carson weren't on the list of attendees... they are still at the top of the polls... and the top of some minds... while others preferred they weren't there. 12:34:42:24 "i dont think that says a lot for them, but its early in the election.. i think theyre at the top for now but i think they will slowly slide off." 12:32:01:25 "i think theyre going to be here even if theyre not because of the impact theyve had on the race." those who did take the stage... paul, cruz, christie, jindal, rubio, huckabee, graham, bush, santorum, fiorina...
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talked policy. taxes... rubio: 14:15:52 the best place in the world to do business, faster cheaper and easier, for our people to have the skills they need, we're not gonna have an economic recovery, and the future of debates... was another hot topic.. both on and off the stage... criticizing the moderators and the r-n-c. "if you have never voted in a republican you dont get to moderate a republican primary debate." 13:25:50 huckabee: there's so many things that we were supposed to talk about that night and we never did because we were asked ridiculous questions about each other. (first minute and a half of huckabee speech) all debate discussion on the eve of a meeting between the campaigns... getting together without the r-n-c... to discuss how to change the debates and make them work for them, sabrina ahmed, local 5 news. we are iowa. jack: a bad crash in story county takes one life, and four other people are recovering. it happened last night around 7:30 at 170th street and george washington
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carver in rural gilbert. police say a car blew through a stop sign and was broadsided by another car. a 92 year old passenger in the car that ran the stop sign was killed. he's identified as kenneth kemmerer. his son was the driver of that vehicle. four people in the other car were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. so far, no charges have been filed. jack: in rural madison county, a man was found dead this morning after his jeep flipped. it happened around 5 a-m near the intersection of oakcrest avenue and 290th street in peru, iowa. the jeep wrangler was on its top and the driver, 60- year-old paul shafer of des moines, was dead inside. investigators say they don't know the cause of the crash. stephanie/1shot: now an update on a story we've been following for you. a group of homeless people facing eviction earlier this month...is still trying to find a place to live. today, a traveling nonprofit group brought lunch to the campers at their downtown campsite, as well as some new supplies and clothing to help them get through the
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winter months. the team often visits with homeless people at the end of every month, and relies heavily on donations. steve felton, care for camps: "it's real humbling. it really warms you inside. it's heartwarming, it really is, and i'm glad that we're in a position that we can help people." stephanie: as the weather starts to get a little chillier, the nonprofit is looking for more socks and soup donations. tonight on local 5 news late edition, we'll bring you more on the campers...and their latest plans to find a more permanent place to live. stephanie/ramvo downtown des moines is saying so long to its farmer's market season in style. today was the last day for the market.. ..but it's going out with a bang. the market was trick-or-treat themed! people and their pets dressed in costumes as they shopped and ate around court avenue. since may...the market has been the place to pick up your iowa grown produce, and iowa made goods. avion lockwood, ankeny resident: "i just think the dressing up and using your imagination and having fun and watching all the kids become different people in their costumes is the best. so, use your imagination and stay
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young. " stephanie: don't worry if you missed out on today's events because the winter market is about to begin. stephanie: beginning november 20 and 21st, the winter market will be held at the capital square and kaleidoscope at the hub. from 9 a-m to one p-m, it will feature more than 130 vendors, holiday shopping, entertainment and more. if you can't make it then, they'll be open at the same location on december 18th and 19th. jack: coming up on local 5 news at six... it's a runaway pumpkin. this huge inflatable tears across one town and leaves some serious damage along the way. stephanie: and....heavy rains and strong winds continue to tear across texas, it already cost five people their lives. you're watching local 5 news at 6. "your watching local 5
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"your watching local 5 news at 6 in hd with jack miller, stephanie angleson, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards, and local 5 sports with sports director jon schaeffer. this is local 5 news at 6. we are iowa." stephanie/ram deadly storms tearing across texas this weekend. at least five people killed so far as another band of heavy rain and strong winds flood the state. abc's aditi roy is in houston with the latest. natsot - "do you see this? i hate
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when it rains!" mother nature will not let up on texas? it's been days now of storms pounding the state? flooding neighborhoods, winds flipping trailers, reported tornadoes tearing buildings and homes apart. natsot - "we're experiencing the worst flooding here? a hundred year flood." and the record rains - still falling. some houston families are left trying to pick through what remains - as the flood waters keep rising. sot - "we don't even know what's left of our home - we're hoping to go get some clothes." nats the alvarez family had just minutes to get everyone to safety. sot - mom "just as i reached down to grab her little arms, the window just exploded." now, scenes like this - replaying all over the state? rescue crews out by air - and by boat? nats - "are you okay?" "yeah, we're good, we're good." "what happened out there?" "just serving our community." these brothers were swept away in their car - while trying to reach trapped family members. two of them made it out - the oldest brother is still missing. sot - jeremy hernandez / swept away by floodwaters "i had to grab on to a tree, and it flipped over, and i went under
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- and it hit me. i don't remember nothing after that.. i woke up, i was floating. ( cries) " this man captured his ordeal on camera - first, how floodwaters picked up his car - then how he managed to get out and hang on to a tree - waiting for rescue. sot - kerry packer / flood survivor "i was excited when i saw the first helicopter, and the second helicopter.. but not the third - and that's the one that got me!" now, the storms are heading east? pushing into louisiana and mississippi. millions of americans left praying that a break is coming next. aditi roy, abc news, houston. jack/lam there's been an arrested in a jack/lam there's been an arrested in a string of church fires this month in the st. louis area. prosecutors say evidence at two scenes links 35-year-old david jackson to the fires. jackson is charged with two counts of second-degree arson and is in jail right now. investigators are still looking at whether he
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could be liked to five other arson fires at st. louis churches. jack: a giant, inflatable pumpkin is finally flat, but not until it caused plenty of trouble in one arizona town. stormy weather freed the 14- foot pumpkin outside the peoria center for performing arts the giant pumpkin took off rolling down a road, knocking down a pair of street lights. the pumpkin's owner finally caught up with it. no injuries were reported. the inflatable pumpkin was being used to promote the city's annual monster bash. stephanie: chief meteorologist brad edwards joins us now.. brad ((ad lib weather toss)) i'll have your forecast next
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist james peterson. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts " brad: first order of business...turn those clocks back before falling asleep tonight! now to the weather. the skies overhead will clear tonight allowing temperatures to fall into the 30s and 40s. after enjoying that extra hour of sleep tomorrow morning, you will wake up to those mostly sunny skies. we will also have a breeze streaming in from the southwest and wonderfully warming temperatures topping out in the upper 60s to low 70s! no tricks, all treats to begin november! the good news keeps on coming too as the first half of the work week will be filled with sunshine and highs in the 70s. monday looks
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to be the warmest day in the mid 70s, but the wind will be with us as well. towards the end of the work week, highs will drop off in to the 60s and eventually the 50s with our next rain chance coming on thursday.
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and it is halloween. here's a fun group photo some of our local 5 team took last night.
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i was miss "weareiowa." ((adlib)) jack/1shot and a reminder-- it's time to turn back the clocks. and a reminder-- it's time to turn back the clocks. it's the end of daylight saving time. remember to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed tonight. the clocks will "fall back" at 2 a-m sunday. firefighters also say the time change is a great time to check your smoke detectors as well. stephanie: coming up on local 5 news at six peanut butter with metal shavings.. we have an important recall to tell you about. this story and
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stephanie: welcome back. turning to consumer news tonight. paint it says can kill bacteria. stephanie: germs are a healthcare- associated infections in hospitals. paint shield claims to kill over 99-point-9 percent of these bacteria after painted surface for two hours. the product can non-porous ceilings, walls, doors, and trim, and is reportedly effective for up to four years. the paint will come in 590 colors and be available in the u-s in 2016. stephanie: make sure to check any skippy peanut butter if you have it in the pantry. several 16-ounce jars of skippy's reduced fat creamy peanut butter spread are being recalled. the manufacturer says small pieces of metal shavings may have ended up in it. the recalled product was sent to seven states, from delaware to arkansas. it's being distributed by publix, target
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and walmart. jack: the "wild" salmon you ordered for lunch last time might be tamer than you think. that's according to a new study from oceana, an organization that campaigns for change in the oceans. it found 43 percent of salmon it bought at restaurants and grocery stores was mislabeled. much of the salmon marketed as "wild" was actually farmed. but oceana didn't say whether the fish was mislabeled at the source, or where it was sold. jack/2shot the sun is coming back -- and you might not believe how nice our weather is about to get. chief meteorologist brad edwards will be back with one last look at our forecast. stephanie:
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5 news late edition. going all out with a new one- of-kind celebration they're calling "laurel-ween".. they're set up for live music, trick-or- tricking...even a honoring a very boy... 10 year old lucas ahlbach (all- back) was supposed to be the events away from cancer a few months ago. fives nikki family and town memory alive. brad/wxhang first order of business...turn those clocks back before falling asleep tonight! the skies overhead will clear tonight temperatures to fall into the 30s and 40s. after enjoying that extra hour of sleep tomorrow morning, skies. we will also have
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and wonderfully warming temperatures topping out in the upper 60s to low 70s! no tricks, all treats to begin november! the good news keeps on coming too as the first half of the work week will be filled with sunshine and highs in the 70s. monday looks to be the warmest day in the mid 70s, but the wind will be with us as well. towards the end of the work week, highs will drop off in to the 60s and eventually the 50s with our next rain
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tonight on "cyhawk rewind" iowa looking to move to 8-0 on the season. they take on maryland, and iowa state with big changes made, enough to turn things around against texas. "cyhawk rewind" is brought to
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