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weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to climb into the upper 50s. overnight we're going to see another chilly night come our way with clear skies and lows in the upper 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions as highs climb into the low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in the forecast and temperatures still right around 60 degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early morning with temps dropping and high winds. we will be very cold friday and it looks like this saturday is going to be our first hard freeze with lows dropping near 30. sabrina: also coming up on local five news midday.... a sad weekend for many in and around the metro. we have the details on three homicides -- sabrina: it's gearing up to be a big week in politics, with two debates hitting the airwaves-- stay tuned for some details on
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what to expect-- sabrina: a judge in austin, texas ambushed outside of her home. police are still investigating to find out who was involved and why they did it-- "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" sabrina good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: polk county deputies were called to evolution nightclub on northwest 6th drive. when they arrived, they heard shots fired and found 20 year old dashwan smith of des moines. he was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries. three others were shot and injured in the incident. police have not made any arrests in the case. " sgt. brandon bracelin, polk county sheriff's department: "i think the main thing that makes this case difficult is that there were a number of people there at the scene, however very few witnesses come forward and were able to describe what they've seen." sabrina: police are still looking for the public's help to solve the case. anyone with information is asked to call the polk county
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sheriff's department or polk county crimestoppers. sabrina: and metro authorities have made arrests in two other weekend homicides... in waukee, 42- year old brendan mcguinness has been charged with first degree murder in the death of 41-year-old gino risola. risola was found at a home on southeast carefree lane...police say he had suffered multiple gun shot wounds. he later died at the hospital. this lead to a search for mcguinness....wh o was found on the east side of des moines. this is waukee's first homicide in nearly 40 years. sabrina: and in des moines, 17 year old josue socop faces a first degree murder charge in the friday night shooting death of 28 year old jose lopez.. lopez was found near the intersection of 13th street and jefferson avenue. socop was arrested saturday.. this case is the 14th homicide in des moines this year.... sabrina: new this morning....hundr eds of people in the gladbrook- reinbeck area are calling on the school district to disband sabrina: a tight budget and declining enrollment have helped the movement gain more support... the waterloo- cedar falls
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courier reports more than 700 people have signed a petition in support of dissolving and dividing students between neighboring districts. a referendum will have to be put to a vote, since at least 20-percent of the district's voters signed the petition. the school district has already closed a school building in gladbrook, moving all students to two schools in reinbeck this fall. sabrina meteorologist sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to 50s. overnight we're going to see another chilly night come our way with clear skies and lows in the upper 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in temperatures still
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right around 60 degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early morning with temps dropping and high winds. we will be very cold friday and it looks like this saturday is going to be our first hard freeze with lows dropping near 30. sabrina: it's been a big year for construction in des moines, with more still possible. sabrina: the 586 million dollars in construction costs through the end of october has already made it a record breaking year....with two months still left to go. the previous record was in 2007, when des moines reported 469 million in construction. the evening, the
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city council will consider another big project, the full service center hotl. comes in at 100 million dollars with a mixture of public and private funding., sabrina: and in ames-- an open house will be held to discuss proposed construction projects along 13th street from the union pacific railroad to the furman aquatic center. the project includes street improvements and a sidewalk addition to take place in 20-16. the public is invited to meet with city officials and the design consultant to learn more about the project. sabrina: for parents looking to boost the college savings for their high school students....they have a chance to win part of a 45- thousand dollar giveaway... the save now save later college savings plan parent giveaway from iowa student loan is offering a chance to win one of 30 college savings iowa account deposits. each one will be worht 15- hundred dollars. the sign up ends on november 30th. more information is available at iowa student loan dot org.
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sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... new security concerns for aiports here in the u-s- following the russian jetliner crash last week in egpyt-- sabrina: and... are you one of the disgruntled customers? find out why starbucks drinkers are mad about their cups this holiday season-- sabrina: next.... students at the university of missouri called for their president to leave, following multiple reported incidents of racism toward the studen body--
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news midday in hd with sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" sabrina: this just in-- the university of missouri president caught in a standoff with students and football players protesting incidents of
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racism on campus -- has resigned. abc's alex perez is in columbia, missouri with the story leading up to his resignation. " this morning - the university of missouri football team- on the offense ? more than 30 players and even the team's coach refusing to take the field. slug: courtesy -- concernedstudent1950 -- 1839 built on our black homecoming parade demonstration nats protests - do not engage! the move ? in solidarity with students protesting president tim wolfe's handling of a series of racial incidents on campus, including reports of students being called the n-word and a swastika scrawled on a dorm wall. slug: tim wolfe addresses students on nov 3 000059 wolfe: racism is unacceptable, it's absolutely unacceptable and we have to eliminate it. 010159 - student to wolfe gfx: african american football players announcing saturday they will "?no longer participate in any football related activities," supporting one student on a hunger strike until
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wolfe resigns. on sunday, coach gary pinkel- cancelling this photo- writing "the mizzou family stands as one. we are our players." criticism of wolfe incident at the october homecoming? his car pushing its way through a group of protestors addresses students support my words. (students - what actions? you didn't show action when you were in your car the president apologizing for that incident - but telling abc news overnight he will not resign?saying "i am asking us to move forward in addressing the racism that exists at our university ? together we must rise to the challenge of combatting racism, injustice, and intolerance."" sabrina: drivers heading through western polk county should be on their best behavior today.. sabrina: iowa law increase their part of the this morning... officers from will be enforcing all traffic laws and paying close attention to impaired drivers. they say its an effort to raise awareness for safe driving habits and save lives... sabrina: another thing to the road-- lot of an ihop in massive hole
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football fields. the restaurant had just opened this week -- and abc's reena ninan has that story-- " 15 cars swallowed in the earth this morning after a ground collapse at this ihop resturant in mississippi.....leaving several others tettering on the brink. sot / noah mathis, eyewitness it began at 7:30 pm....when the resturant began shuddering from a series of loud booms..... after two weeks of heavy rains?.a large drain which runs underneath the parking lot collapsed..... opening up a 50 foot gash in the earth....600 feet long. sot / noah mathis, eyewitness everything was sudden and quick authorities say they may have to wait 3-5 more days before moving the cars in order to fully secure the area. incredibly no one was injured. the resturant opened earlier this week. for gma, reena ninan, abc news, new york"
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sabrina sam is back now... sam today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to climb into the upper 50s. overnight we're going to see another chilly night come our way with clear skies and lows in the upper 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions as highs climb into the low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in the forecast and temperatures still right around 60 degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early morning with temps
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cold fridamost accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather
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experts" sam weather adlib: today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to climb into the upper 50s. overnight we're going to see another chilly night come our way with clear skies and lows in the upper 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions as highs climb into the low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in the forecast and temperatures still degrees. thursday going to see a bit of rain in the early dropping and high cold friday and it looks like this saturday is going to be our first hard freeze with lows dropping near 30.
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sabrina: a lot of use the days....after a appeared over the los angeles area... received dozens of calls asking about the unusual light... social media was filled with theories and specualtion.... however, it is
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visitor... the u-s navy says the light came from a scheduled trident-two missile test over the california coast. sabrina still to come on local five news midday... we'll have fareway representative caitlin lines here with us to talk about a delicious chicken tortilla soup crock pot recipe.
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fareway represetative caitlin ferin on with us to share a chicken tortilla crockpot
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : sabrina on your money now sabrina starbucks
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attracted criticism... the cups are plain red, without the christmas ornaments the coffee chain used in the past. a former pastor ... who calls himself a social media personality... says that starbucks hates jesus. he posted a facebook video that tells customers how to trick baristas into writing "merry christmas" on the cups. starbucks says the cups are meant to encourage customers to tell christmas stories in their own way. sabrina: we may be weeks frantic shopping trip that is black friday....but retailers are trying to get everyong into the holiday shopping spirit already. two major already begun deals... amazon has friday special deals november 27th... while wal-mart is offering 10- specials a day that will last the rest of the holiday season. sabrina: and the next time a girl scout door, you may end up paying a
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bit more for those delicious cookies they sell... some chapters have announced a price increase, selling them for five-dollars a box. the girl scout councils cited higher cost of ingredients, transportation and storage as the primary drivers of the price hike. sabrina: and double-oh seven becomes number one at the box office... "spectre", the 24th movie in the franchise, took the top spot making an estimated 73- million dollars its opening weekend. that's the second best opening weekend rounding out the top three are "the peanuts also opened this weekend....and the sci-fi saga "the martian." coming up on midday... day coming up this wednesday... check out local 5's and many other stories honoring our vets across the country-- next.... politics-- check out performance on weekend, and what to the candidates
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taking the debate stage later in the
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hd. we are iowa" good morning and thanks for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: on into that downed -- sabrina: and at airports around the there are still concerns -- believe it was a down the abc's brian ross has the details-- "investigators today will be scrutinizing surveillance tape and employee records at the sharm al sheikh airport, looking for a authorities say may have been recruited by isis to plant a bomb on the russian jet. congressman adam members of congress to receive a classified briefing on the investigation. isis may have
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airport defenses is not to through them but to go around them with the help of somebody on the inside. us authorities tell abc news that electronic intercepts of isis, both before and after the crash, indicated that isis was in communication with someone at the sharm al sheikh airport. john cohen: security officials will be very concerned about copycats, other people replicating the techniques used in this incident to conduct another attack. the first hard evidence of a possible this weekend by said the cockpit voice recorder, the cvr, captured a distinct but undetermined noise working. egyptian official: a noise was heard in the last second of the cvr recording. us experts say it is possible, and very quickly to determine if that noise was a bomb, and if so, where it was placed. tom haueter: (former ntsb) that noise is very
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has a very distinctive profile to it, compared to other noises. so you can tell bombs. out. " headlines-- latest on the race to the sabrina: g-o-p trump....fresh off his saturday night holding back rival dr. ben carson. the beginning of the end for carson's presidential campaign....with only a little over a day till the two meet face to face on the debate stage in milwaukee.. abc's stephanie ramos reports a busy weekend for g- o-p presidential candidate dr ben carson... 5505 / tvu 6 @ 10.52 natsot - ben carson / (r) presidential candidate "estado 51!" carson at a rally in throwing his support making the u-s state. the candidate low key self... this fiery display on sot : dr. ben carson (r), presidential candidate: what a bunch of garbage.
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the scrutiny into carson's past heating up.... and carson firing back... on this week with george stephanopoulos sunday....carson addressed the accuracy of his life stories which are in question. sot george: in the end, do you think all of these questions are going to really help your campaign? carson: yes, because people are clearly able to see what's going on. number of people that come up and say, don't let them get you down... believe you. his campaign has now clarified that he was never admitted, or even applied to west point? after originally claiming he received a scholarship. other quesitons remain surrounding his claims of violence? as a young man.. against his family and some friends carson's chief rival in the polls....donald trump....says the entire thing is just plain strange. trump: "i hope it all works out for him.... trump put on his show over the weekend.....live from new york.... (from snl / karl tw pkg) natsot - "donald trump!" the republican presidential frontrunner donald trump hosting snl for the second time since 2004.... the first sketch a look at a trump presidency nats: show moment?presidency sketch the next big show? the g-o-p presidential debate where both trump and carson are among the top
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8 who will battle it out on the main stage. " sabrina: and it seems ben carson was not the only candidate getting fired up over the weekend-- democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders spoke very stronly at his las vegas rally about just how important the upcoming election should be for young people-- " i know you are going to go back and people are going to say, why did you go to this rally? some guy no one has ever heard of, why were you here? and i want you to tell them, i want you to tell them -- if anyone tells you, you know, politics is and you shouldn't get involved, i want you to the koch brothers and other billionaires are spending 900 million bucks on this election. they think it's important, and if they think it's pretty important, your friends should think think it's pretty important, your friends should think it's pretty important." sabrina: in the meantime, there's been a shakeup in sanders' campaign team. sanders' state director in
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nevada -- jim is stepping down for "family there may be on the debate saturday, co- register and cbs right here in the metro. sabrina: news-- is meeting with minister benjamin netanyahu today house. sabrina: than a year, and the two are discuss american nearly two- month wave of violence between palestinians and ... and the ongoing crisis in syria. obama and netanyahu also hope to ease tensions over deal. netanyahu was a vocal critic of the iran accord. meteorologist joins us again your forecast. sam weather adlib: be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to
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climb into the upper 50s. overnight we're going to see another way with clear skies 30s. tuesday is going to partly sunny with nice as highs climb into the are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in temperatures still degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early dropping and high cold friday and it saturday is going to be with lows dropping near 30. sabrina:
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in austin, texas-- sabrina: a judge was ambushed in the driveway of her police now investigating julie kocurek was targeted for how she handled a case in ryan owens story from austin " this morning, austin police are calling it an "assassination attempt". a man with a shotgun fires at judge julie kocurek as she pulls into the driveway of her upscale home. dudley mccalla/neighbor obviously gunshots... rapid succession, no pause. a few short moments later, i heard one siren. at first, officers thought she'd been shot.. was even listed in critical condition.. but this morning, police tell our austin station kvue.. the gunman missed. the judge has wounds from shrapnel and broken glass--but will make a full recovery. the lead investor says that doesn't diminish the crime---telling kvue: ffgrfx1
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are the result of a firearm being deployed in an attempt to murder her." commander mark spangler/austin police dept.pio at this point we don't have a lot of information about the suspect. ffgrfx2 http: the austin american statesman reports the judge was coming home from a high school football game with others in her suv late friday night. the paper says as she pulled up, a bag of trash or a garbage can had been placed in front of her security gate. as she got out to move it, the judge was ambushed. commander mark dept.pio we are working witnesses that will help us track down this person or persons. this morning, police are combing thru the judge's old cases to see who might have a grudge and who recently got out of prison. there's a long list. judge jon wisser/former colleague every year she has at defendants charged with felony crimes and
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when you're sending people to prison, and sending people to death row, not everyone is happy with that." sabrina: and in new york-- sabrina: the organization veterans on wall street rang the opening bell at the new york stock exchange this morning. the group, known as vows, is dedicated to honoring current and former military personnel by career and opportunities financial services industry. sabrina: in local news -- sabrina: our veterans here in iowa-- wednesday is veterans day...a time to honor the men and women who have protected our country to great extents...even giving life and limb. and today, some groups will begin the honors early... first up..a my v-a town hall comes to des moines.. this collaborative town hall meeting for veterans, their families, and the public will be hosted by the v-a central iowa health care system. local veterans will have the chance to share their stories during the public town hall that begins at two
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this afternoon. the meeting will be held at the va central iowa health care system medical center on 30th street. a claims clinic will also be held beginning at noon. sabrina: the annual gold star hall ceremony will be held at iowa state university's memorial union today. three former i- s-u students who died during the vietnam war will be remembered through personal stories and photos this afternoon. their names have already been added to the university's memorial wall, but have not been recorgnized in ceremonies. the event begins memorial union 1928 as a memorial to iowa staters who died in world war i. sabrina: now you may month local 5's elias johnson had the opportunity to traveled to washington d-c thanks to the boone county freedom flight... tonight at ten, right here on will begin sharing their stories... also air a half- called our day. all of our
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veterans stories online at we are iowa dot come. sabrina: over the weekend-- the fight against hunger brought local organizations and churches together sunday hundreds of people gathered from different backgrounds for the "vote to end hunger rally" at grand view university. that's where they learned how to engage presidential candidates to make hunger a priority issue. the event featured several including church iowa food bank elected state more. "here in the united important thing is to wage so many people because they're not getting wages provide for the basic sabrina: had training on how to attend sabrina local 5 news
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midday... sam has the details in central iowa's most accurate forecast next. "now, we are iowa's
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meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to 50s. overnight we're going to see another way with clear skies 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions
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low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in the forecast and temperatures still right around 60 degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early dropping and high winds. we will be very cold friday and it looks like this saturday is going to be our first hard freeze with lows dropping near 30.
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sabrina: mother nature they have been waiting months for...enough slopes in some ski resorts reported their best opening weekend in more than a decade, as skiers and dusted off their the mountains. sabrina local five news we'll be back after this.
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about the arl - about arl the animal rescue league of iowa (arl) is iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. the arl serves people and pets from across the state of iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. history the arl has grown dramatically since its founding in 1926 - expanding its programs that serve both people and homeless animals across iowa. the most obvious growth is the number of animals the arl provides shelter and care for each year. intakes have increased from a few thousand animals a decade ago to more than 15,000 animals in 2013. through our proactive community outreach and spay/neuter programs, in the past few years we have begun to see a decrease in the number of animals we care for, but our work is far from over. other areas of growth include the arl's programs designed specifically to address the reasons animals end up in shelters, including spay/neuter, behavior training, and humane education programs. the arl's positive reinforcement training program has expanded to offer year-round classes, as
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well as free behavior advice for dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. the shelter continues to spay and neuter all dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and pigs that are adopted from our shelter. in addition to the animals that come through the arl's doors, the arl also serves the people of iowa through its many services. mission to promote animal welfare, strengthen the human-animal bond, and prevent the overpopulation of pets. sabrina: before we go-- take a look at
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before we go-- these sun flares!
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no, you're not looking at hollywood special effects... these actual images of the sun come from nasa's solar dynamics observatory. it highlights an active region near the right- hand edge of the sun's disk earlier this month. that area erupted with at least a dozen minor events over a 30-hour period. you can see solar material lashing out from the sun's surface, leading to several small flares erupting. sam weather adlib: today we are going to be sunny and above average with nice afternoon temperatures. with a breezy south wind our highs will be able to climb into the upper 50s. overnight we're going to see another chilly night come our way with clear skies and lows in the upper 30s. tuesday is going to be partly cloudy to partly sunny with nice and breezy conditions as highs climb into the low 60s. wednesday we are going to be cloudy with plenty of rain in the forecast and temperatures still right around 60 degrees. thursday behind our rain we are going to see a bit of rain in the early morning with temps dropping and high winds. we will be very cold friday and it
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