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amanda 2016 is starting off cold for us! bree sullivan is in for sam this morning.. bree (bree adlibs) bree (bree adlibs/intro fusion) bree weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and sidewalks. be careful heading out your door on sunday morning! sunday will be a bit cooler with a few more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again.
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next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. tag on cam alone amanda bree, thanks...let's get into the top five this morning.... number one-- what a day to be a hawkeye! the big game is here... the rose bowl. the 102nd rose bowl game kicks off just after 4 p.m.... vs. stanford in pasadena, california. and number two on our radar today-- all those traveling iowa fans! thousands flocked to the u.s.s. iowa battleship, docked in los angeles for a pep rally yeyeerday. it's just one of many places in the area that iowa fans have taken over. local five will be bringing you more coverage all day today. number three this morning-- ringing in 2016-- from the famous ball drop in times square, to mega fireworks shows around the globe-- it was a night to celebrate the new year. but, in our number four top story. new year's terror plots. the fbi arrested a man it says was planning to launch an isis- inspired attack on new year's eve in upstate new york. the 25 year old
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attack revelers inside a restaurant-bar in rochester. he has been charged with attempting to provide material that city's fireworks show was also of precaution. and finally in the top five... fewer police you might expect for new year's eve celebrations it was just about there was a murder on court avenue, in the busy des moines bar district. ater that incident, there was an increased police presence patrolling the neighborhood. but a police spokesman tells us they have now returned to their normal numbers for that neighborhood. it's because a special funding program to field extra officers downtown, is out of cash. and developing now-- an investigation into a teenager shot in des moines. police say it happened in the 13-hundred block of east 14th street thursday afternoon. neighbors there answered a knock on their door and found a 14 year old boy with a gunshot wound in the
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the hospital. adam kuntzelman, neighbor: "there's a lot of stuff going on in that house that we don't know about, but i think the police probably do know about, and they've probably been, and at least hope that they're trying to buckle down on things over there." amanda police are still interviewing witnesses but haven't arrested anyone. amanda today the hawkeyes are after their first rose bowl win since 1959! but before the game, lots of pomp and circumstance. including a watch right here on local five. building, but pasadena is also a big concern. here's reporter carlos granda with more. back generations? his wife say they year's day anywhere richard (orange) we've been at parades? really fun? refreshing and beautiful. for others this is their first time here
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over the world? with an estimated 700,000 people lining the parade route tomorrow? pasadena police say the city is prepared and well protected for any security concerns. chief phillip sanchez/pasadena police (yellow) what we want them to be is aware? so you can come to the city of pasadena to have a great time at the parade? have a great time at the game? we are as safe as we can be. the chief says there will be about 1400 officers here? and they will be checking to streets for any items that are unattended?. people spending the night have to occupy the area and be next to their belongings? they have assistance from the fbi and homeland security. chief sanchez we're enhacing technology? there will be cameras up and down the parade route and those will be monitored 24-7? we have more than two dozen bomb detection sniffing k9 dogs that will be on the parade route and later on at the game as well. the chief says there will also be undercover officers mixed in with the crowd? parade goers i spoke with say when you have a crowd this big there is some concern? but they
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klingbail i don't believe we'll have any problems at all? pasadena is pretty secure. cindy johnson/arizona we always think about it but we have to trust our security and our police force? and don't ever want us to stop having fun but we'll always keep an eye out for any suspicious things or anything like that.)) amanda the rose bowl parade gets going at 10 a-m and you can watch it right here on local five. now the game's not til after four... and if you pasadena, there are plenty of places you can join up with other fans for watch paries. in clive there's the front row -- a hawkeye themed sports bar. and then there's lefty's. the music venue for the sounds of the rose bowl. check out a a cause. at the speck concrete show with buffet and commemorative cup. that money goes to help the iowa leukemia and lymphoma society. be sure to check out weareiowa dot com for a complete list of
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amanda/lam it was a sea of gold and black aboard the u-s-s iowa in los angeles. thousands of the hawks battleship for a pep rally yesterday. 15,000 people were estimated up. "that's the biggest my dad. i never went to but he did, and i was born into black and gold. it's just an awesome experience to be down here with my dad for the rose bowl. that we might not be here together again and do this at the same "i was a 17 year old freshman in 1986, and i've been black and gold ever since." "absolutely the greatest. this is an awesome family experience. we've gone to so many hawk games, but this one is ranked at the top. " amanda it'd be nice to get a taste of that california weather right now... bree sullivan and forecast.
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weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the the temperatures will over yesterday. it's with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and sidewalks. be careful heading out your door on sunday morning! sunday will be a bit cooler with a few more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. tag
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a close for a major shake-up in the ben carson campaign. candidate's two top aides have carson's manager and communications stepped down. carson has struggled in the polls since october when he was rivaling donald trump for the lead republican race. place behind cruz. three democrats will primary ballot. but not former maryland governor martin o'malley. instead, voters will choose between hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and fuente -- a san diego who recently moved to west des moines to campaign. o'malley fell 228 signatures shy of the thousand he needed from verified voters. he is already on the ballot in 18 other states and o'malley is a special guest on our weekly political show sunday. "this week in iowa" airs
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we talk with him about the issues he cares about, campaign strategy and he even brought his guitar for a little performance. it's at 9 a-m sunday, here on local five. topping world headlines today-- headlines today-- in dubai-- a huge fire engulfed a luxury hotel building thursday. there are at least 16 people with minor injuries. fire began on the 20th floor when residence plumes of smoke hours. but the city continued its new year's eve fireworks display right nearby as firefighters tackled the blaze. in hawaii, starting today-- you have to be at least 21-years old to buy tobacco. it's a new law going into effect. some cities and counties in the u-s already have similar smoking laws, but no other state does. stores are expected to put up new signs... and employees will be checking customers' i-d's. anyone who tries to buy tobacco under 21 will pay a 10- dollar fine for
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the penalty for the store will be 5-hundred dollars. but the fines go up if the violation is repeated. flooding in missouri has reached peak levels this morning, even pushing the mississippi river to crest out of its banks. nearly two dozen people have died from the rising waters throughout the state, which are also swallowing homes and businesses whole. amanda/lam: and in iowa, the national guard is trying to help out the folks in missouri. the iowa national guard has sent about 45 members and 20 vehicles to the town of high ridge, missouri. missouri requested iowa's help after the town's water treatment plant was contaminated by floodwaters. the plant serves nearly 6,500 customers in high ridge and murphy missouri. and because of the flooding, more than 20,000 missouri residents are currently without clean drinking water. amanda lots more news and weather still to come... but first-- a helpful tip before you head out your door this morning. for those
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sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations. one at the 31- hundred block of northeast 46th avenue in des moines and a second at the 56-hundred block of northeast berwick drive. let's also get a quick look at traffic... pretty empty on the roads today... this is i-235 at valley west. you can imagine people will be sleeping in today, but with lots of people off work, the roads might be quite busy later! so be careful out there. good morning iowa continues after this.
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morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." amanda welcome back-- i'm amanda krez filling in for elias and sabrina today. and bree sullivan is in for sam with weather. bree bree ad libs toss to graphics bree: weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and
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be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and sidewalks. be careful heading out your door on sunday morning! sunday will be a bit cooler with a few more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. ((bree wraps at wall on cam)) amanda well this is the
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the winner of takes home this it would be the win since the 1950s. amanda/1shot now everyone has a good luck charm. rabbits foot, gameday rituals, whatever it may be. but for one hawkeye, hers is the rose bowl medal she earned as a drummer in a university of iowa band. she wore that medal proudly for every hawkeye game. this thanksgiving, it went missing. but the good luck it provided her was never lost... local 5's claire powell is here with her story. " " "anyone who knows me knows about my rose bowl medal" take one look around dorothy carpenters home "we're certainly a family of hawkeye fans" there's no doubt. shes a hawkeye. and has been since 1956 when she joined the famous scottish highlanders, an all female bagpipe and drumming band. "oh im right here, third snare" as fate has it, her first made it to pasedena. "was of course that magical football
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hawkeyes to get to go to the rose bowl for the very first time" the band played on their train ride out, in the parade, at halftime and on the rides back. and after it all, they got this medal. carpenter has worn it nearly every day since. "i consider it a good luck charm too. i wear it to all teh games" that was until the monday before this thanksgiving. nearly 60 years later. she went to the grocery store with it on... "the chain was there, the link was on the chain, teh medal itself is gone. i could not imagine, what on earth, how i couldve lost it" so she put an ad in the paper and crossed her fingers. "lost and found, reward if found and my undying gratitude and my phone number" as she was figuring it was in a pawn shop somewhere, her phone rang. " this womans voice. please call, i have something important to tell you. that was all. could it possibly be... that shes calling about my rose bowl medal..." fate struck again.
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finding my medal,. i had really lost all hope" looking back makes her laugh even though she's not pasedena, she thinks the medals return a sign. good luck is on it's way. just like 1957. "....i have a good feeling" amanda dorothy said she considered going to for memory's but said she'll instead- so she the bowl games. of course of course hawks. back... some pretty cool you, literally. castle. check it out, next.
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weatherrate the independent weather experts" bree weather adlib: put script here in green welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and sidewalks. be careful
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sunday will be a bit cooler with a few more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. bree wraps at couch amanda okay, thanks bree... well it's x:00
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wraps at couch amanda okay, thanks bree... well it's x:00 (time) and time for, our "take a look at this" segment. humans aren't the only ones looking to get to safety from the floodwaters... these chickens, caught on camera on the roof of a house near springfield, illinois. ((ad lib reaction)) all: (reax) --do you expect any more rain or precipitation in that area that might make the flooding situation worse? amanda okay-- now to amanda okay-- now to canada, where after two months construction, the city of edmonton's first ice castle opened to the public this week. the frozen
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thousands of icicles, was painstakingly carved and sculpted by hand. the resulting structure weighs in at more than 27-thousand tons and stretches over an acre of snow. once inside the display, visitors will have the chance to crawl through tunnels, ride down frozen slides and explore secluded caves. at night, l-e-d lights embedded in thick ice make the castle glow with vibrant colors. all: (reax) in case you're wondering-- the attraction is open until it melts. melts. time now for another short we come back... block donald google chrome is here to help.
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morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." amanda welcome back-- and on your money now... amanda at&t is ditching contracts. the telecom giant was the last of the major u-s mobile phone carriers offering two- year contracts, to subsidize the cost of new smartphones for customers. but it will stop offering two- year contracts on january 7th. the next day, customers will only be able to buy new phones through two options: paying the full price up-front or paying in installments over time under it's "a-t-and-t next" plan. the united states postal service unveiled its 2016 line-up of stamps. a highlight of the group is a set of four star trek stamps honoring the original tv show's 50th anniversary. the star trek stamps show classic enterprise, the insignia, a crew member being beamed up, and a
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and finally -- if you want to block donald trump out of your life -- google chrome is also here to help. a new add-on lets users block all images and references to donald trump. the app has three settings: "mild, aggressive, and vindictive." on "mild," trumps whole twitter page goes blank. the "vindictive" setting blocks out entire websites, like c- n-n and even google news. amanda that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... another check on your forecast. but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... roads look clear and pretty empty too. good morning iowa returns
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amanda topping your morning... it's raining roses as the hawkeyes game of their career. plus-- no need to show you all the best new year's eve celebrations
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and how a community is coming together to remember a little girl-- with candles, and plenty of purple. "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " amanda thanks for joining us on your friday morning...i'm amanda krenz. weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast is meteorologist bree sullivan. bree (adlib toss) bree weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again
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sidewalks. be careful on sunday morning! cooler with a few more clouds, but day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of week and holding steady in the 20s and 30s. amanda bree, thanks. more rose bowl the 102nd rose underway just espn: hawkeyes vs. stanford. now in a season of so many firsts, iowa is now experiencing another first. this is the first time in the 127 year history of hawkeye football that iowa is playing a 14th game of the season. they are going after win number 13, which would be another first. and after almost a month of build up and distractions, we'll finally get a chance to the hawks in action as they try and finish with their best game of the season.
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playing at augusta or the british open or you're playing in the rose bowl, at some point you have to block out all the other stuff and you have to concentrate on what the task is and for our guys it doesn't change. we've played 13 ball games this year, i think we've prepared well for 13, we've competed hard in all 13 and now the challenge for us is to do it for 14 times and we're going to have to do it to the best of our ability because that's what it's going to take to beat this team. they're a championship football team, just an outstanding team, no weaknesses that we can find. so our challenge is to see if we can play our best game of the season. " amanda now before the game, is the rose parade. it's this morning at 10 a-m, you can watch live right here on local five. volunteers and decorators worked day and night to make sure floats were ready and iowa fans got to be some of the first spectators to see their creations. ((sots not
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up to 700,000 people are expected to turn out to watch the parade. some fans set up shop at 8 a-m yesterday just to get a good spot! amanda we're back with meterologist bree sullivan. bree (bree ad libs) bree weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect
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once again into the teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so driveways, and heading out your door sunday will be a bit more clouds, but overall a nice winter highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. amanda on a new year's eve haunted by on a new year's eve haunted by fears of terrorism, a spectacular fire in one of dubai's
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world's attention while most displays- including times square's celebration- went off without a hitch. abc's megan hughes takes a look at the celebrations -- and the tensions -- on this holiday. nats nyc countdown 3-2-1 the crowds packing time square celebrated the iconic moment without incident. happy new years nats the nypd promised safety and delivered. around the world-- (nats)) 2016 got a warm--and safe--welcome from sydney harbor-- (nats) to moscow. in dubai---a massive hotel fire lit up the sky three hours before the fireworks were to begin. sot 1st witness i can see a lot of debris coming down from the building it's getting bigger and bigger. no mention of arson or terror as investigators search for a cause. terror threats did cause two munich train stations to be evacuated in germany an hour before the new year. in paris....no fireworks
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the same in brussels. stopped a plot in rochester new york. emanuel lutchman is to attack people at a restaurant in the name of isis. and even though the ball has dropped, security is expected to be high at another new year's tradition. sot green - chief phillip sanchez / dept."don't do chances are you'll be standing next to an the rose parade in pasadena was designated a top-tier federal officials even bernardino attack.. and estimated 700- expected to line the route-don't seem deterred by potential threats. sot richard klingbail/pasadena (orange) we've been at 48 consecutive parades? really fun? we enjoy it? it's always something new and refreshing and beautiful reporter tag: pasadena police are partnering with the fbi and homeland security for today's parade?that gets underway at 11 am eastern. amanda back here in des moines.. a recent shooting death in the busy court avenue bar district didn't change new year's eve patrol plans for police. two men were shot on a downtown street on court avenue, just over a month ago... one of
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incident, there was an increased police presence patrolling the neighborhood. but a program that funds extra officers along court avenue is now out of money. it's because we had such a warm late fall-- so police spent all their resources with concerns more people were at the bars. "that's one of the benefits, you know, that those businesses experience when we have this nice weather. as long as we've got good weather going, we're going to have a lot more people out. we get really cold, a lot more people are going to go in. " amanda police did increase their presence around the downtown entertainment area around closing time at the bars last night. the reason...they wanted to cut down on o-w-i incidents. last year on new year's eve, the city made five o-w-i arrests. amanda there was a vigil last night for a girl who died in a christmas morning crash in fort dodge. the henry family of five was heading out to celebrate on christmas morning, when an oncoming car drifted across the center line, hitting their truck. six year old payton henry did not survive. well payton's day care center
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candelight vigil in rememberance of a young life lost too soon. it was held inside the gym of the riverview early childhood center in webster city. everyone was asked to wear something purple in honor of payton. that was her favorite color. "peyton was the kindest child you'd ever want to meet she always wanted to help she always wanted to take care of everybody else now that everybody else is taking care of her its amazing " amanda a gofundme page has been set up since the crash to help payton's parents with their hospital bills. if you're interested in contributing to their gofundme page, we've also put a link inside this story on our website. amanda more news and weather headed your way next... but first: a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [as lib current conditions] good morning iowa continues
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." amanda in case you're wondering where some of the normal morning crew is, here's a look. meteorologist sam schrieir out on the town for new year's eve. he and our weekend anchor nikki davidson, flashing some 2016 swag here....they were at the des moines social club's annual bash. the regular morning team will be back on monday. amanda will be back on monday. amanda for now-- it's bree and i holding down the fort! bree adlib toss. bree/wx wall full weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect
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teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a and you have yourself sledding! into the the 0s and there will be re- driveways, and sidewalks. be careful heading out your door on sunday morning! sunday will be a bit cooler with a few more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s.
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it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." here on good morning iowa.. the only movie making its debut this week...the gritty western called "the hateful eight." director quentin tarantino tells the story of post-civil war bounty hunters. kurt russell is bringing a female fugitive across wyoming to collect his reward when a blizzard hits. they take refuge in a haberdashery, which is filled with some equally unsavory characters. the hateful eight is rated-r. all: (reax) -- seem like a movie you'd be interested in? -- have you seen
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have to ask, have you seen the new all: (reax) -- seem like a movie you'd be interested in? -- have you seen any good movies lately? -- of course i have to ask, have you seen the new star wars? amanda well, now that you've turned the calendar, it's time to gauge the performance of your stocks over the past 12 months. abc's lauren lyster have that and more in this morning's business headlines, from new york. stocks 2015 final numbers: a final, merciful look at the performance of stocks in a rather lack good morning. topping "america's money," a tough year for stocks now over. >> the dow now and the s&p 500 all slipped on new year's eve. >> for all of 2015, the dow dropped more than 2%. the worst year since 2008. nasdaq gained nearly 6% and the
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but a year of low gas prices more than made up for that, aaa estimates each licensed driver saved an average of more than $550 over the past year. >> and the outlook is good for 2016. because there's so much crude oil on the market. and the world's largest mcdonald's located in orlando, florida, has closed to make room for an even bigger mcdonald's right next door. >> the new restaurant will have plenty of room, 19,000 square feet. it opens next month. that's "america's money." >> have a great day and happy new year. jane didn't like restrictions. not in life. and not when it came to watching her calories. why settle on taste? jane thought. that's why jane loves light & fit greek nonfat yogurt. bursting with rich creamy awesomeness and 12 grams of protein.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam
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independent weather experts" bree weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and sidewalks. be careful heading out your door on sunday morning!
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more clouds, but overall a nice winter day with seasonal highs once again. we are headed for a dry stretch with our next best chance of precipitation keeping away until the end of the work week next week and temperatures will be holding steady in the 20s and 30s. toss to amanda from wall amanda thanks bree and here's what's trending. amanda wherever you celebrated the new year... chances are, you had your smart phone close by... to snap a photo or call a loved one.
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foreman looks at the influence of i-phone technology over the years. (nat sound/new year's celebration) when the ball comes down, the phones will go up as millions take pictures to welcome the new year... and in many ways each click is testament to the earth shaking impact of one product... to understand, you have to go back to 2007, when the cell phone industry was exploding... (nats commercial) "everybody loves chocolate..." ...and everybody thought it might be a computer giant apple when steve jobs was different. (steve jobs) "an ipod - a communicator! (huge applause)" despite early growing pains, it was a game changer. as a music player, the iphone took all the best elements of the as an internet link it phone it was fine; and everyone snapping... and soon the the
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spurring another long line of eager fans... (mos) "i gotta keep up with the latest technology..." (tom "certainly, the rise of social media platforms prosper - and other phones now do many of the same things." but the iphone remains iconic - one of the most popular ways for us to capture and share popes, presidents, puppies, pre-schoolers, private moments, and public amazements - whatever is at hand - or foot - no matter what the new year brings. tom foreman, cnn, washington. amanda also trending this morning, some new population stats to pass along. the cool thing here-- you can watch them in real-time. now as of january 1st, there are likely more than 322.7 million people in the u-s. that's almost a full percent up from new year's day last year. in 2016, the u-s is expected to experience one
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seconds and one death every 10 seconds. and we'll gain another person through migration every 29 seconds. that's a combined total of one new person every 17 seconds. amanda time for another short break here on good morning iowa .... a quick look outside as you get ready to start your day....when we return, a look at the top stories in our morning refresh.
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bowl! the 102nd rose bowl game kicks off just after 4 p.m.... vs. stanford in pasadena, california. and check out all the traveling iowa fans! thousands flocked to the u.s.s. iowa battleship, docked in los angeles for a pep rally yesterday. it's just one of many places in the area that iowa fans have taken over. another will be the rose parade, later this morning. ringing in 2016-- from the famous ball drop in times square, to mega fireworks shows around the globe-- it was a night to celebrate a new year. but some new year's terror plots to tell you about. the fbi has arrested a man it says was planning to launch an isis- inspired attack on new year's eve in upstate new york. the 25 year old planned to attack revelers inside a restaurant-bar in rochester. back here at home, less police officers than you might expect for new year's eve celebrations
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special funding program to provide extra officers downtown, is out of cash. amanda/wxhang time now for another short break... but when we come back...all this morning's top stories. bree plus a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this. " nexstar copyright"
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"you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " amanda good morning iowa! i'm amanda krenz, filling in for sabrina and elias this morning. it's just before 6 a-m, on january first-- happy new year everyone and thanks for joining us!
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and 2016 is starting off cold for us! bree sullivan is in for sam this morning.. bree (bree adlibs) bree (bree adlibs/intro fusion) bree weather adlib: welcome to 2016! the sunshine is back and the temperatures will be up again slightly over yesterday. it's going to be a brisk day with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 mph and temperatures about the seasonal average of 31. for the first full night in 2016, it will be cold, clear, breezy, but dry! expect temperatures to drop once again into the single digits north and teens here in the metro and south. a great weekend is shaping up! tomorrow highs will be in the mid-30s here in central iowa, and we will see some melting. add in lots of sunshine and a light westerly breeze, and you have yourself a good day for sledding! temperatures will sink into the the 0s and teens once again saturday night, so there will be re- freezing on the roads, driveways, and
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