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iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam we are finally done with rain here in the metro, at least for this afternoon! the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the week as temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the forecast. sabrina: also coming up on local five news midday.... a popular holiday lights attraction is down here in the metro, following days of rains in our wettest december ever. sabrina: tonight t the last gop presidential debate before caucus night here in the
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and why this debate is so important. with the latest installment of saga premiering some manhattan with the force gym class. "local 5 news midday in iowa" good morning and thanks for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: some new information on road closures this morning in warren county. highway 28 is closed between norwalk and martensdale. and warren avenue is closed at north river. all roads east of highway 169 that cross of highway 169 that cross north river are also closed. for any updates, be sure to visit the iowa department of transportation's website. sabrina: there was a two-vehicle accident this morning on highway i-235 east. it was east of the 63rd on-ramp. so expect some traffic delays as
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this morning. sabrina: the search missing teen from des moines this morning. sabrina: the family of the 17-year old last had contact with night. sheriff's looking for sam his mother tells heard from him since he left for granger saturday night. sam was last black nike sweatshirt and anyone with should contact the polk county sheriff's office. sabrina: this morning ames police hope to find the person responsible for monday's hit and run... the week beganan with tragedy on the i-s-u campus, where authorities found a student in the roadway...the victim of a hit and run. urbana resident and i-s-u freshman emmalee jacobs was found lying in the road at the intersection of ash avenue and lincoln way. emergency services carried her to a hospital, where she later died. ames police are asking that
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them or story county crime stoppers. the information is there on your screen. sabrina: over in minburn, a fire burned through a home monday, while the homeowner was still inside. it happened at the 700 block of laurel. a few surrounding fire crews were called in to help battle the blaze. a neighbor who called for emergency crews says the homeowner was asleep in the home when the fire started. no one was hurt, and it's unclear how the fire started. investigators say the home is probably a total loss. sabrina: new this morning, a deadline for those wanting their health insurance coverage to start january first. sabrina: today marks the last day to enroll, to ensure that coverage begins the first of 20-16. for those already enrolled, today is the last day to change your insurance plans so that it will take effect on the first of next month. officials expect a surge in enrollment with today's deadline. however, the open enrollment window will remain opening until the end of january. after today, the coverage will take effect on march first. sabrina:
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lights has been cancelled for the searon, a first in its 20 year history. the beloved christmas tradition put on by make a wish iowa takes around 14- hundred volunteers and three weeks to set up. make a wish says the cancellation may cost it more than 200 thousand dollars in donations.. that money can make up to 40 wishes come true. "" all the challenges that we've seen from volunteers and staff, compares nothing to what our wish kids go thorugh on a daily basis. we love what we do and we'll keep doing it. and we'll keep raising money on behalf of make a wish iowa and kids across the state " " sabrina: jolly holiday lights will be back next year. and donations are still being accepted by call, mail or online at iowa wish dot org. iowa wish dot org. sabrina:: on top of cancelling jolly holiday lights, the flooding is closing roads like george flagg parkway and many others. the rising waters also took over the clive greenbelt trail, targeting stores along
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making it difficult for drivers to get around. ""little cars start to surf board, and some people go really fast, then slow down to hit the water and it floods their engine-- we're insdie saying move, move, move " " sabrina: fleur drive is closed off to drivers, as well as southeast hartford avenue at southeast 30th court. go to we are iowa dot com for more updates on road closures. sabrina meteorologist sam schreier joins us again sam we are finally done metro, at least for metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it
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with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging with totals increasing south dakota. we are cold through the rest temperatures fall into upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the forecast. sabrina: there was definitely an air of celebration and admiration at the iowa state fairgrounds last night. the longest serving governor in the nation's history made his rounds greeting supporters throughout the night, branstad first took office in 1983.
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giving him a 19 and oh record no mattter what office he sought. to give you an idea of the place governor branstad carved out in history... the previous longest serving governor was george clinton from new york, who served seven three-year terms starting in 1777. at the event honoring the governor some high profile republicans and democrats congratulated mr. branstad on making history. grassley - you've earned your place in history by willingness to serve and to lead. boswell - i don't care if you're independent, republican, democrat, or something else. this is a great occasion thta we all ought to be proud this has happened. sabrina: branstad's new biography was at every place setting in the room. proceeds will go to help efforts in the state that are preserving and promoting iowa's history. sabrina: monday, iowa fans learned whether or not they would get a ticket to the rose bowl... the university
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to the game....but almost 55- thousand requests were put in. this is the first trip to the rose bowl since 1991, and its no secret that hawkeye fans travel. with so many people requesting ticketsthere are sure to be some broken hearts. local five spoke with a fan in iowa city who got the good news that he'd be inside the rose bowl for the new years day game. but wonders how they determine who got the best tickets. "(ethan diehl) my parents had season tickets for like 35 years and i read on k- hawk that point cut off for tickets is 31 and you get three points for each season so my parents had 105 points so they easily made the cut off for getting tickets to the game but they didn't get the best tickets to the game. so for me i kind of wonder like what does it take to get the best tickets. i mean they turned away 32,000 ticket applications. " sabrina: here's a quick
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you'll be spending if you didn't get tickets through the lottery. the cheapest ticket on stubhub was 400 dollars...with some going for more than five grand. don't forget to add in your flight. flights from des moines to l-a-x start at just under a thousand dollars. in pasadena for the big game, so look for live coverage on new year's day. sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... why is this debate so important? we've got an inside look on what to look for and what to expect going into the last gop presidential debate for 2015. sabrina: and... holiday shopping can put a pinch on your wallet. find out how to find some extra cash that may be hiding around your house. sabrina: next.... hy-vee is on with some tasty
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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: we are finally done with rain here in the metro, at least for this afternoon! the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it
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with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the weeeeas temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the forecast. sam:
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sabrina: the state of utah had to break out the snow plows and emergency vehicles monday, after a bought of severe
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around salt lake city. drivers struggled to keep their cars going, but found themselves having to dig out of the frozen mess. snow totals have ranged from nine inches to 18 inches....with parts of the state under winter storm advisories through tonight. sabrina still to come on local five news midday... up next the puppy jake foundation will be on with us to talk about their present wrapping fundraiser at merle hay mall.
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : sabrina on your money now sabrina the hot new gadget for this year has been hoverboards.. but now, the u-s consumer product safety commission is investigating at least 11 reports of "hoverboard" fires in 10 states.
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federal probe comes as both amazon and com halted the every model and brand of hoverboard. there have been reports that certain models can burst into flames, as a result of malfunctioning batteries and plugs. but don't worry, there are a few being sold at certain retailers. sabrina: auto-maker ford is looking to give customers a ride...its piloting a ride-hailing service that could eventually be a competitor for uber. right now the service, called dynamic shuttle, allows its employees to travel throughout the ford campus in michigan. the goal is to leverage insights which could be scaled into a larger service. the program is one way the company is positioning itself in an ever-evolving automotive world. sabrina: and finally, vending machines don't have the best reputation for healthy options... but pepsi is working to change that. the company has unveiled the new hello goodness that offers "good-and- choices."
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include naked juice drinks, lay's oven baked chips, doritos and gatorade... as well as gluten-free and fat-free options. sabrina: with christmas around the corner, americans will spend an average of 805 dollars on holiday shopping this year. this morning, we've got some ways you can make some of that money back. abc's mara schiavocampo shows up how. " music + family shot standing in front of their house (or playing in house) for the mulders, the gift of giving can come with a hefty price tag? nats - kids playing ?thanks to five kids under eight. christi mulder 13;00;55;01 [mara] you want them to have that all out big christmas. yeah. we want them to have a really good christmas morning nats - christi reading receipts 13;05;12;00 ?362.17. the family - spending about a thousand dollars last year ?but it turns out, there may be hidden holiday cash right in their house. keyable: $1000 (fs gfx) enter money saving exert lauren greutman. lauren greutman what we're going to do
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your own house that you can sell and make some big bucks. [christi] ok let's get to it! first, greutman says - did you know - there's money in old toys? clothes, too. lauren greutman you're going to get the most money for timeless toys, things like ninja turtles, barbies, my little ponies and electronics. nat looking at kids toy using the website swap dot com, the mulders fill two boxes with and clothes that are in season. the company pays for shipping and at their warehouse sale on the website?on about $150 per box!! keyable: $150 per box the boxes your toys come in -- those can be worth cash, too?an american girl doll box can fetch as much at $30 on ebay. keyable: keyable of the ebay logo (in crackle) next up?old electronics-even broken ones. check kiiboo dot com ?just send it to their california office where they will inspect, price and post your electronics? two smartphones and an airport express.. expected to fetch christie around $100 nats
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nats using the amazon seller app, christi scans the books' barcodes to find out how much they're worth. then, she sets the price before sending them off to amazon, who will sell them lauren greutman 13;34;49;24 anybody can do this in very few hours. bringing in a whopping $196 (keyable: $196) in total, the mulders found $656 keyable nats wow! making this christmas a little merrier. 11;51;49;54 [mara] how is that going to impact christmas? [jeremy] well it's going to help out a lot. [christi] maybe we'll make sure we get gifts year. [laughs]" coming up on midday... may the force be with you. kids are channelling or leia. next.... candidates held vegas last night, gearing up for the last gop debate in 2015 tonight.
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hd. we are iowa" sabrina and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. election now. nine candidates showdown.. the gop presidential debate ... in las vegas with donald trump set to stand front and center. abc's stephanie ramos has more on tonight's debate. " script: 2015. on stage for the most into the iowa caucuses.... trump sot: "i think we're doing great in iowa, and i expect to win in iowa" at a rally in las vegas took aim at some of his points?.like?mexico and build. this talk?. has trump supporters hanging on.... out showing trump hitting 41 percent with republicans -- the highest support he's
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poll but this debate may now be a 2 man race......between trump and senator ted cruz. in iowa, the two are in a virtual tie. on the debate stage....trump ..... will be flanked by cruz and ben carson?. the six remaining candidates will be florida senator marco rubio, former florida gov. jeb bush, businesswoman carly fiorina, ohio gov. john kasich, kentucky sen. rand paul and new jersey gov. chris christie. while trump predicts he'll be the punching bag at this debate...he also says... trump sot: "it's going be good." tag: the democrats debate for the 3rd time this saturday on abc?. stephanie ramos abc news washington" sabrina: new political polls are being released ahead of tonight's g- o-p debate in las vegas.
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firestorm for wanting to ban muslims from the u-s, one national poll gives donald trump a 41-percent lead. but political analysts say tonight's debate but political analysts say tonight's debate may have a serious impact on voters in the early primaries. cnn's tom foreman takes a look. "let's look at the early states, they all go off in february and their votes are divided proportionally based on the performance of the candidates, it's not winner take all. iowa is first, there we've been talking about it. trump and cruz are virtually tied and would split those 27 delegates almost evenly if the vote happened today and if the polls are right. in new hampshire, trump has a bigger lead, but now look who's in second, it's chris christie and marco rubio and ted cruz. bring it down to south carolina where you have 50 delegates in play. and there trump has a big lead, and now it's ben carson, ted cruz and marco rubio. and over here in nevada, another
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trump out front, second place is ben carson. so you can see the challenge in this debate. these challengers, in their first rush, not only have to knock donald trump down, but if they can't do that, somebody needs to come in as a second contender or the race could be over pretty fast. because once you get past the first rush in february look what happens in march. now you have 13 states in one day with hundreds of delegates in play. we don't have great polling out here to know how the candidates are all doing. but we do know that in many of these states donald trump's agenda plays very, very well. so again, that's why this debate matters so very much. because it is the last face to face chance that these other candidates have to somehow stop his momentum if they want to keep this race alive and not have it over really fast. " sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are finally done
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this afternoon! the metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the week as temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the
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sabrina: star wars excitement is everywhere...inc luding iowa highyways. the iowa d-o-t had a star wars theme for their message mondays... they asked for suggestions for messages related to the movie premier, and said they couldn't just pick one. sabrina with days to go until the "force awakens" hits theaters nationwide, some awakens" hits theaters nationwide, some fans in new york may put in a few extra hours at nationwide, some fans in new york may put in a few extra hours at the gym. clare sebastian shows us how the movies have inspired a unique workout for the aspiring to be jedi knights. " --reporter pkg-as follows-- the first rule of jedi school...know how to handle your weapon -- (daniel reiser, instructor, new york jedi) "why do you think i have my strike at an angle like this - slide it down - " every thursday at this lightsaber fitness
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out...in character. practicing moves just like the lightsaber battles from the movies though perhaps not quite to that level yet... today's instructor daniel reiser...a special education teacher -- has been doing this for 8 years. (daniel reiser, instructor, new york jedi) "where's the fun of just simply watching something, i mean you look at say a football fan - a lot of them are never gonna be an nfl player but they're gonna go in the back yard and throw that football around - it's the same thing but instead of footballs we have lightsabers. it's a way of becoming part of something that we truly love" by day these jedi's in training are... a legal assistant -- to a kitchen designer... by night - they are united -- by one thing. (russ briggeman) "its a visceral gut feeling, it just feels satisfying to pick up one of these and all of a sudden you are a jedi knight, you are a sith lord" star wars has inspired a type of fandom that
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love of watching the movies. fans like these have to experience it...and to really understand why...so do i. luckily i've been practicing my in-jokes (clare sebastian, reporter) "you don't have a really bad feeling about this" (luke skywalker) "i've got a bad feeling about this" (daniel reiser, instructor, new york jedi) "i always have a really bad feeling about this - that still doesn't stop me." (clare sebastian, reporter) "one, two, three, four five" whatever your skill level...this group has one core philosophy (daniel reiser, instructor, new york jedi) "once a jedi, always a jedi (clare sebastian, reporter) "so i think i've finally seen the light as to what it takes to be a true star wars fan. so really...there's only one thing left to say" (whole room) "jedi! may the force be with you!" " all: (reax)
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back in your local news now, the search continues for a missing teen from des moines this morning. sabrina: the family of the 17-year old last had contact with him saturday night. polk county sheriff's deputies are looking for sam kemp... his mother tells police she hasn't heard from him since he left for a party in granger saturday night. sam was last seen wearing a black nike sweatshirt and dark blue jeans. anyone with information should contact the polk county sheriff's office. sabrina: this morning ames police hope to find the person responsible for monday's hit and run... the week began with tragedy on the i-s-u campus, where authorities found a student in the roadway...the victim of a hit and run. and i-s-u emmalee jacobs was found lying intersection of ash avenue and lincoln way. emergency services carried her to a hospital, where she later died. ames police are anyone with
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county crime stoppers. the information is there on your screen. sabrina is there on your screen. sabrina still to come on local 5 news midday... sam has the details in
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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: we are finally done with rain here in the metro, at least for this afternoon! the metro was soaked with
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through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the week as temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will likely warm back into the 40s, so as of now still no white christmas in the
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elias: sabrina you're watching local five news sabrina you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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sabrina new year's eve pops: the texas tenors (thu dec 31): tue dec 15 des moines symphony thursday, dec 31, 2015 8:00 p.m. buy ticketssubscribe now! joseph giunta, conducting marcus collins, jc fisher & john hagen, tenors location des moines civic center (221 walnut street, des moines) year after year, our sold-out new year's eve pops audiences have jumped to their feet often throughout the
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be no exception as the texas tenors make their debut with your des moines symphony! this talented trio thrilled audiences on america's got talent, is a favorite on iowa public television, and now they bring their captivating charm and dazzling vocal technique to the des moines civic center stage. they will wow with classical standards like nessun dorma and la donna mobile, popular favorites like god bless america and my way, and chart- toppers including unchained melody, the rolling stones' wild horses and many more, performed with rich symphonic arrangements. the des moines symphony's new year's eve pops is the place to ring in 2016! don't miss your chance at the hottest new year's eve ticket in town - reserve the best seats today with a symphony pops season ticket package. sam weather adlib: we are finally done
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weather adlib:
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metro, at least for metro was soaked with 3.78" falling from saturday night through monday making this the wettest december of all time not only for the metro but most of iowa. we should stay dry during the day today, but we are going to start the morning with patchy fog. skies will be cloudy through the day with a high in the low 40s and a breezy east wind. tonight it will be cloudy again with lows in the mid 30s strong southerly winds. rain and a wintry mix will be falling across central and northwest iowa, but that will turn into snow in northwest iowa by wednesday morning. northwest iowa will likely see accumulations ranging between 1 to 2 inches with totals increasing as you move towards south dakota. we are going to be dry but cold through the rest of the week as temperatures fall into the lower 30s and upper 20s. next week there will be a few rain chances early in the week and we will
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