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couple days, but after that we return to average as temps fall back into the 30s. amanda: also coming up on local five news midday.... fbi officials are still investigating the lives of the two shooters and their friends involved in last week's san bernardino terror attack. amanda: it's friday! we'll take a look the new movies hitting the box office this week. elias/livesat: and ... we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations to help our neediest right well into 2016. we broadcast live all we are iowa and we give back to the community. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" amanda good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. amanda: new ottumwa... arrested a woman in utah in connection with the 20-14 death of three-year-old wysdom evans. kashenna tucker has been charged with
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care. the investigation started in early 2014, nearly two years ago, after the child died. tucker lived in ottumwa when the murder happened but was arrested in utah and will be extradited back to iowa. amanda: there was two- vehicle fatal crash this morning in boone county. a semi was heading eastbound on highway 30 when a 2001 aztek passenger vehicle crossed the intersection heading southbound, pulling out in front of the semi. the 79 year old ogden resident thomas keith myers was then both drivers transported to boone county mercy hospital. pronounced dead. the accident is still under investigation. amanda: some folks from a clarke county nursing home have had their belongings temporarily taken away to help combat a potential issue. one resident called local five, telling us his concern about staying in his room, thinking there was some kind of bug or microbe. staff members tell us that it was in fact a skin condition. now, they've taken clothes
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until monday, to make sure that the microbes die off. "jason bridie, southern hills spokesman: "we addressed this early on with medical attention and even medical providers weren't sure what we were dealing with initially." amanda: the dermatologists are still evaluating what the skin issue is. they've taken precautions that could be consistent with any of three possible choices. amanda: saturday is national wreaths across america day, and central iowa will take part in the event which will honor veterans this holiday season. tomorrow morning starting at eleven, volunteers will place ceremonial wreaths on memorials at the iowa veterans cemetary to remember all who have served from the hawkeye state. more than two- thousand wreaths will also been placed on individual grave sites. the event is coordinated to happen simultaneously with the more than one- thousand similar events happen nationawide. amanda if you're looking for a way to help others this holiday season -- local 5 has you covered! our can hunger
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this morning -- johnson is here at the fareway elias. elias/livesat: we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th we'll be collecting all food donations to help our neediest right here in central iowa for christmas and well into 2016. day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the community. " come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations to help here in central iowa for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the community " elias:: come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am we'll be collecting all our neediest right for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the community.
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meteorologist sam schrier
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sam weather adlib: it's friday everyone and we are in for another absolutely gorgeous day! we are going to be breezy and warm with a high 50s. overnight tonight mostly cloudy with fairly mild time of year as lows fall into the low 40s. saturday is going to be highs in the 50s. we are south saturday especially through going to be a very wet with those showers morning. rain totals across central iowa inches by monday when the rain has passed. next week will start warm with highs in the 40s for the first couple days, but after that we return to average as temps fall back into the 30s. amanda:
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morning, as thursday brought a big endorsement for a republican presidential candidate, while a competitor decided to adjust his travel plans. amanda: capitol thursday conservative publicly cruz. the group's leader bob vander plaats stated that the cruz endorsement does not come from family leader as an organization, but rather its individuals. they join other big iowa names such as congressman steve king and former secretary of state matt schultz in backing cruz. amanda: meanwhile, as he tries to fight the backlash of his plan to ban all muslims from entering the u-s, donald trump has decided to cancel an upcoming trip to the middle east. the candidate was to meet with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. despite the change, trump says many of his supports like his plan and has no intentions on
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he'll be in iowa tonight, holding a rally at the state fairgrounds in des moines...local five will also be on hand covering the event. amanda: new this morning, a busy weekend for the governors office, as they get ready to celebrate.. amanda: monday will mark an historic moment for governor terry brandstad...as he becomes the longest-serving governor in american history... preparations are underway the celebration, as december 14th will mark his seven thousand 640th day of service to the state of iowa. the event has even been recognized in washington, senator chuck grassley recognized the governor's milestone on the senate floor. " the state of iowa comes first for him, iowans are well aquainted with terry branstad's accomplishments and work ethic. it's gratifying to see those attributes get written on a national scale and in the history books. he has earned his place in history." amanda: now two events scheduled for
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branstad's big honor. an open house will be held at the governor's formal office in capitol. evening, a will be held at the state fairgrounds. dinner are 50 dollars a person, with to the governor history fund. coming up on midday... the warren county courthouse may safety, and local 5's claire inside. amanda: and... the iowa state the hawkeyes last night on the court. just how crazy did those fans get? amanda: next.... have you made plans for new year's eve yet? we'll have noce on to talk to us about the grand opening of their "wild party" to help you ring in
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local 5 news midday in : amanda: max wellman opening thu, dec 31 2015 fri, jan 1 2016 about year & a new jazz age cabaret music & theater. the evening features state-of- the-art cocktails served up by bar manager clint curtis, brassy music provided rezek's des moines big band, appeareances by even some burlesque lamour! this promises an end-of-year celebration & grand opening unlike any other. complimentary food will be served throughout the
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with
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most accurate meteorologist sam independent weather experts" weather adlib: and we are in for gorgeous day! we are going to be breezy and climbing into the upper 50s. overnight tonight we are going to be mostly cloudy with fairly mild temperatures for this fall into the low 40s. saturday is going to be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. we are going to start to see south saturday the evening. sunday is going to be a very wet day with near constant rain falling all day with those showers lasting into monday morning. rain totals will be fairly high across central iowa with many places
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the rain has passed. next week will start warm with highs in the 40s for the first couple days, but after that we return to average as temps fall back into the 30s. sam: amanda: amanda: sam: amanda:
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amanda: today, you can lend a helping hand this holiday season with local 5 news we hope you'll we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th and
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am until 9 pm. we are collecting all food donations to help our neediest right here in central iowa for christmas and well into 2016. we will also be live broadcasting from the fareway all day, so stay tuned in for that. we are iowa and we give back to the community. amanda: we have local 5's elias johnson here with us now live at the fareway. elias/livesat: we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations to help our neediest right here in central iowa for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all
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"your wathcing local 5 news midday in hd with amanda krenz and we
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accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa (music sting)" amanda final act ensemble's holiday victory broadcast 1945 barb keck and katie brooks. katie is one of the sound effects experts. i don't know yet what sound effect we'll bringing with us. (the group rehearses tomorrow, so i'll know then.) i'll also be taking video of the group's rehearsal tomorrow for your consideration, and will let you know when it's in the dropbox. information to consider for the screen would be holiday victory broadcast 1945 at the des moines playhouse 7 pm, tuesday, dec. 15 tickets: dmplayhouse.com, 515- 277-6261 i've attached the program logo. des moines community playhouse press release for immediate release kill date: dec. 15, 2014 subject: playhouse's final act ensemble presents "holiday
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https: bakros, des moines community playhouse public relations director, 515-974-5358 the des moines community playhouse's final act ensemble presents "holiday victory broadcast, 1945," an evening of celebrating the first end of world war ii, at 7:00 pm, tuesday, dec. 15. ages andvailable online at dmplayhouse.com and at the playhouse ticket office, 515-277- 6261. complimentary tickets are offered to active duty, veterans, guard, and reserves, and may be received by contacting the playhouse ticket office at 515-277-6261. "holiday victory presents a program of nostalgic radio that takes the audience back to the first holiday season after world war ii ended. the program includes "sneak previews" of
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friend irma," along with period songs and full episodes of "fibber mcgee and molly" and "easy aces" (a sort of early "i love lucy"). there'll also be plenty of banter between announcers to keep things lively and to give the show a period flavor. the final act ensemble is a troupe of performers ages 60 and older that present classic and original radio plays, including commercials and live and recorded sound effects. programs are available for youth, adult, and multi- generational the playhouse is one largest community theatres in the us. street exit of i-235, the theatre has presented a full season of shows since 1919 and also offers a wide variety of educational experiences including classes for ages 4 to adult, theatre trips to new york, and
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local 5 news midday in : amanda: it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." amanda: first up...an ocean tale. ron howard's newest film is based on an event from 18-20. "in the heart of chris hemsworth and crew aboard a whaling ship being preyed upon by a giant whale. they end up stranded at sea for 90 days, and thousands of miles from home. the story even became the inspiration for the book "moby dick" in the heart of the sea is rated pg-13 all: (reax) amanda:
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gangsters... hardy playing double duty as reggie and ronnie kray. the pair are two of the most notorious criminals in british history. the story follows their efforts to build an organised crime empire in the east end of london during the 1960s. "legend" is rated r. all: (reax) amanda: opening in a limited release this weekend is "the big short" the movie follows four outsiders in the world of high- finance played by christian bale, ryan gosling, brad pitt and steve carrell. they not only predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, but decided to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed. "the big short" is rated r, and will go to nationwide release on christmas day.
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(reax) amanda: coming up on local 5 news midday... president obama signed the "every student succeeds" act yesterday, which means big changes on the education front all across the country and here in iowa. amanda now again at that fareway for our "can" hunger drive. local 5's elias we hope you'll help us "can come out to the on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations neediest right here in central iowa for christmas and us, as we broadcast live from the fareway. the community. we'll take a quick
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" amanda good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. we'll take another look now at our can food drive at fareway. interview 1 we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am we'll be collecting all our neediest right fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am
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food donations to help our neediest right for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the we'll take a quick break, and we'll be back after this. amanda: thanks, elias. we hope you'll help us "can
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education bill passes the senate and gets the president's signature. president obama succeeds" act that overhauls the "no child left behind" education initiative this new law means the federal government will give control back to the states and individual school districts to make sure their education system is working. the director of the school administrators of iowa says districts around the state will be excited to break away from the
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20:34 i think we're going important, but with a doesn't mean we test them to death." amanda: horn says the biggest change classrooms will notice under the tests will be used how they're meant to be used, to determine a and potential. better measure of accountability and student achievment. amanda: in your sports news now-- as soon as the picked for this year's rose bowl, fans began a trip to california... but this week, decided to do something else... workers at the north liberty community food surprise....an donor pulled up with two vehicles full of donations. the donor says to give up a trip to the rose bowl to help families in need. while the two- thousand punds of food will be a big help, the pantry says it also does
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" tina dubois, executive director - north liberty community pantry we're hoping that this will increase awareness and help people remember that oh yes i was gonna make a donation but i didin't get to do that quite yet. increase their awareness that there is a need within the community and that not everyone is able to meet their needs on their own. if everybody gives a little, then we can help everyone meet their needs." amanda: the director says the food will help feed more than sixty families in their community. amanda: trending now... earlier this week, we talked about the big the iowa hawkeyes recieved. in celebration of selection, the hundred yellow players decided to use some of pay them forward. team loaded up with flowers and visited the university of iowa childrens hospital. they handed them out to patients and staff, while also taking time to have their pictures taken with fans. amanda: a tense final few last night, but
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their game over the hawkeyes... the cy-hawk showdown on the hardwood came down to the final seconds, with iowa state coming out on top with the 83 to 82 win. that keeps them undefeated so far this season. crowds rushed the court to celebrate, which also ended up leading to an injury...and lead to coach prohm being asked if the fans should be held back... "that's part of college athletics. that's a great moment. those guys have been camping out here for three days. there's probably only like ten schools that do that in the country, so give them there 15 or 20 mean i thought it was pretty cool. i hate that randy got hurt, i mean that's terrible. i was going to shake hands and to see my wife to be honest, because that was a great moment." amanda: in the chaos, des moines register columnist randy peterson suffered a broken leg. i-s-u athletic director jamie
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statement about the event, saying that as they their thoughts are with wife who is also he added that he would do what they could to help them during this time. meteorologist joins us again with a look at your forecast. weather adlib: and we are in for gorgeous day! we are going to be breezy and warm with a high climbing into the upper 50s. overnight tonight mostly cloudy with fairly mild temperatures for this fall into the low 40s. saturday is going to be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. we are going to start to see rain moving in from the south saturday afternoon but especially through the evening. sunday is going to be a very wet day with near constant rain falling all day with those showers lasting into monday morning. rain totals will be fairly high across central iowa with many places capable of reaching 2
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the rain has passed. next week will start warm with highs in the 40s for the first couple days, but after that we return to average as temps fall back into the 30s. amanda: in your national headlines now-- amanda: today- investigators say they may know where the suspects in the san bernardino terror attack were just before they were killed in a shootout with police. an fbi dive team, searching that area right now, hoping to uncover new clues in the case. abc's marci gonzalez is following the latest developments. " the fbi - searching this lake - near the scene of last week's terror attack in san bernardino- looking for possible evidence - the killers may have dumped here just after the massacre. sot david bowdich, fbi assistant director "we will leave no stone unturned." this latest effort to uncover more about syed farook and tashfeen malik-as the fbi continues questioning enrique
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farook's former neighbor accused of supplying the military-style rifles used in last week's reportedly told farook planned another attack in 2012, then abandoned the plot. "there had been some arrests immediately adjacent to that right in their area following the first of 14 people killed last week... sot chuck franklin, family friend: "it's just tragic and it's unspeakable trying to figure out whether the san bernardino attack was directed by isis. revealing another concern linked to the terror group - saying now have at least two printing machines... "if isis has been able to acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would
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security risk in the united states." standup close: "several of the have already been including this one used by one of the suicide bombers who carried out the paris attacks. marci gonzalez, abc news new york."" amanda: warren county a judges shut it down. a district judge says the deplorable to be addressed. in a letter last week, judge sited asbestos, a mice severe leaks and more throughout the court house. the county board of supervisors says renovating would cost 2.3 million dollars, would cost more. many of the as they can but know shutting down could happen. " neglected gamble could make employees arentin a safe environment"" amanda: the judge and
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warren county are working on a date to meet to go over resolving the issues. in order to build a new courthouse, a bond referendum would have to be approved. amanda still to come on local 5 news midday... sam has the details in central iowa's most accurate forecast next.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: it's friday everyone and we are in for another absolutely gorgeous day! we are going to be breezy and warm with a high climbing into the upper 50s. overnight tonight
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mostly cloudy with fairly mild temperatures for this time of year as lows fall into the low 40s. saturday is going to be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. we are going to start to see rain moving in from the south saturday afternoon but especially through the evening. sunday is going to be a very wet day with near constant rain falling all day with those showers lasting into monday morning. rain totals will be fairly high across central iowa with many places capable of reaching 2 inches by monday when the rain has passed. next week will start warm with highs in the 40s for the first couple days, but after that we return to average as temps fall back into the 30s.
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amanda we're going to take a quick break. when we come back - - volunteers are still hard at work out at fareway! we'll tell you how you can help iowans in need when we check in with elias -- next. we'll be back
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live at fareway food drive discuss the can hunger campaign as well as what polk county is trying to do with their polk county fight hunger initiative. tom is on the board of polk county supervisors. we hope you'll help us come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations to help our neediest right for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the
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break, and we'll be back after this. elias: we hope you'll help us "can hunger".... come out to the fareway store on 86th and meredith from 8 am until 9 pm. we'll be collecting all food donations to help our neediest right here in central iowa for christmas and well into 2016. stay tuned with us, as we broadcast live all day today from the fareway. we are iowa and we give back to the community. we'll take a quick break, and we'll be back after this. weather adlib: it's friday everyone another absolutely going to be breezy and climbing into the upper sam
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sam weather adlib: it's friday everyone and we are in for another absolutely gorgeous day! we are going to be breezy and
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climbing into the upper 50s. overnight tonight warm with a high climbing into the upper 50s. overnight tonight we are going to be mostly cloudy with fairly mild temperatures for this time of year as lows fall into the low 40s. saturday is going to be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. we are going to start to see rain moving in from the south saturday afternoon but especially through the evening. sunday is going to be a very wet day with near constant rain falling all day with those showers lasting into monday morning. rain totals will be fairly high across central iowa with many places capable of reaching 2 inches by monday when the rain has passed.
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