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amanda spent today in population cedar rapids... and this is video this evening she'll be here in des moines. but much of the talk campaign today wasn't about her husband. much of 2015 in the background campaign, bill first solo appearances on the trail today. he was stumping events in early- hampshire. but his appearance comes after days of attacks over his impeachment sex scandal by republican donald trump. bill clinton so far has not responded to trump's comments. there are lots of people wondering now if bill clinton's new involvement this close to the caucuses will be an asset or a liability for his wife. but on the trail today, hillary clinton is keeping the message on winning iowa. " " (hillary clinton) "what i want you to do is just think with me about why this election is so important to iowans and families here in this state and across our country. now i
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into the white house on january 20, 2017, there will be a lot of challenges and opportunities waiting there and i am absolutely determined that we are going to make sure that we have a democrat to succeed president obama so that we don't let the republicans rip away the progress that we have made together." amanda des moines gets under an hour. 5:45 at the state historical building on east locust. amanda/1bam now while trump has made bill clinton's past a other candidates say they won't, including hillary's democratic rival republican carly "fair game," but says that's not the way to beat hillary.
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election headuquarters, i'm amanda krenz. local five news, we are iowa. jack: amanda thanks. and on the republican side, ted cruz is looking to cement his status as the frontrunner in iowa. in several late december polls of iowa republicans, he came out ahead of donald trump. so the senator from texas today launched a six- day, 28 town bus tour through iowa. this is video from his first stop at a christian book store in boone. jack and mike huckabee's loss is ted cruz's gain today. huckabee's former spokeswoman, alice stewart, who left his campaign a month ago, has now joined up with ted cruz. she'll be his national spokeswoman and a senior adviser. stewart worked for the last two republican winners of the iowa caucuses -- huckabee in 2008 and rick santorum in 2012. stephanie: if you still need to get registered before the iowa caucuses, the secretary of state's office says it's making it easier to do so. they've launched a new website where you can register to vote online.
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or state i-d card, access. "this is a great resource. we're eligible voters of iowa having direct access to online voter updating so it's going stephanie: so how does it local five's casey shows us. "as of january first, issued identification vote online. here's first, go to the secretary of state's iowa dot g-o-v, and vote. this takes you to an iowa d-o-t website. ask you for some personal last name, date of of your social the number from either your iowa non-driver's i-d. you have to have a state- issued i-d to register the site will then take more pages of verifying your
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information and asking for your party affiliation. remember if you're going to participate in the cacucuses you have to delcare a party affiliation so you can caucus for the candidate representing that party. after all that, you'll arrive at a final screen like this one. showing you've completed the process. and, just like if you mail in a paper form or register in person, your local county auditor will mail you a registration card in about two weeks. in the digital media center, lucas casey, local 5 news, we are iowa." stephanie: now there are some criticisms of this new option for voters. a des moines register editorial from last week sums up the concerns, saying the process is inconsistent with state law because it requires a state issued i-d card. the register also claims the website is not in compliance with the americans with disabilities act, so it discriminates against iowans with disabilities. secretary pate responded with his own op-ed in the register this week, calling the criticism "misguided." he says this online registration
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increases the options for voters. he also says they are working with an a-d-acompliance consultant for help with the website. jack developing now-- des moines police are looking for a man who knows something about the city's latest homicide. jack: police today issued what's called a "material witness warrant".... for 60 year old alf clark. it means police need to find him in the last homicide of 2015. two people in an apartment hallway on street last 36 year old tacono connor died, and a female victim survived. if you see alf clark, you're asked to call crime stoppers: 223-1400. stephanie: and before we take a quick break-- iowa basketball fans happy about this news... new rankings out today show both the hawkeyes and cyclones are now ranked. the cyclones will hit the floor next on wednesday ranked 13th in the newest a-p rankings. kansas is the new number one, with oklahoma now 2. those two face off tonight in lawrenece. iowa is into the
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first time at number 19 after wins over then numer one michigan state and number 14 purdue. jack: ((jack & steph adlib reax )) five... five... local 5 news at would throw a party powerball jackpot this could you buy if you win?. we crunch the numbers. jack: no action by congress on obama says he's himself. what that means. "you're watching local
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jack miller, stephanie angleson, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with chief meteorologist brad edwards. this is local 5 news at 5, we are iowa." stephanie: president obama is taking on gun control. and instead of waiting on congress to take action, he plans to do it on his own. president obama says over the next several days, his administration will be rolling
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are common sense steps to save lives. president obama is meeting with attorney general loretta lynch at the white house.. this on the eve of his big announcement.. bypassing congress to take action on what he calls an "epidemic of gun violence" in america.. sot - president obama "although, we have to be very clear, this is not going to solve every crime in the country. it's not going to prevent every mass shooting. it's not going to keep every gun out of the hand of a criminal. it will potentially save live in this country." on tuesday.. the to take executive administration believes mentally ill.. criminals guns.. he is making sure.. his measures will not violate the second amendment.. the white house wants to tighten background checks and prevent those on the no fly list from buying guns.. the divisive issue.. sure to spark a debate has presidential candidates already weighing in. sot - sen. ted cruz / (r)
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guys by taking away our guns. we beat the bad guys by using our guns." sanders / (d) presidential candidate "criminals or people with mental issues, think that's what the president is trying to do and i think that will be the right thing." . stephanie: gun rights groups are promising to take legal action, but white house officials maintain the president's orders will stand up to a court challenge jack: the f-b-i is now getting involved in the armed occupation at a in oregon. ranchers and militia have taken a national wildlife refuge there. the group set up a roadblock and are manning a guard tower. they claim that, quote, "this land doesn't belong to the federal to the people." the standoff started on saturday after a of ranchers steven hammond - who are headed to prison today, convicted of
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ammon bundy / rancher "we have tried and tried and tried prudent methods to get government to at least look at this and say hey, there's here. the rest of there's something wrong." jack: the hammonds prevent an species from growing on their they do not, however, support this siege. ammon bundy-- the leader of the militia - says the group is prepared to occupy the outpost for his family made headlines in 2014 after his father faced off with federal agents in nevada over cattle grazing rights. jack: the mississippi river is starting to go down near st. louis, missouri, so we're starting to get a look at some of the damage left behind. it also means cleanup can begin. 25 deaths in two states were blamed on flooding, nearly all from vehicles driving over flooded roads. and while the mississippi river is receding in missouri, now flooding is expected to
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arkansas, tennessee and other southern states. stephanie: we're expecting some rain ourselves later this week... chief meteorologist brad edwards joins us now.. brad ((ad lib weather toss)) "now, we are iowa's
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experts" brad: weather adlib: i feel one of the worst things about winter is how cloudy it can be for so long, and those clouds definitely put a damper on temperatures monday. as we head into the night, some areas will see partly cloudy skies, but hopefully everyone will see at least some sunshine tuesday. if we do get a little sunshine as expected, we should warm up close to 34 in the metro by afternoon with also the help of southerly winds of 10-20 mph.
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colder because of the wind chill effect, but that is the price we have to pay to bring in milder air the next several days. the clouds will likely return wednesday along with some light rain showers in the afternoon/evening. locations to the north are more likely to have a mix of precipitation types, so there might be some slick roads there. a more significant rain/snow will come our way thursday evening with mainly rain expected here with again a mix to our north. this will be in association with a fairly large and slow moving system that will keep our precipitation chances around friday and maybe even into saturday. it looks like the metro will stay mostly rain with maybe some snow mixing in friday, but it could change to all snow by friday night into saturday. northern counties will be more likely to have accumulation from this system through several inches of by saturday midday. by colder air will be coming in to stay with us for much of next week. so, get ready for the coldest temperatures of the winter so far with highs in the 10s and low in the 0s!
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damper on temperatures monday. as we head into the night, some areas will see partly cloudy skies, but hopefully everyone will see at least some sunshine tuesday. if we do get a little sunshine as expected, we should warm up close to 34 in the metro by afternoon with also the help of southerly winds of 10-20 mph. granted, those winds will make it feel colder because of the wind chill effect, but that is the price we have to pay to bring in milder air the next several days. the clouds will likely return wednesday along with some light rain showers in the afternoon/evening. locations to the north are more likely to have a mix of precipitation types, so there might be some slick roads there. a more significant rain/snow will come our way thursday evening with mainly rain expected here with again a mix to our north. this will be in association with a fairly large and slow moving system that will keep our precipitation chances around friday and maybe even into saturday. it looks like the metro will stay warm enough for mostly rain with maybe some snow mixing in friday, but it could change to all snow by friday night into saturday. northern counties will be more likely to have accumulation from this system through saturday where
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by saturday midday. by sunday, drier and much coming in to stay with us for much of next week. so, get ready for the coldest temperatures of the winter so far with highs in the 10s and low in the 0s! brad/wxhang (adlib) jack:/ stephanie: thanks, brad!
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coming up on local 5 news at five... if you don't have a powerball ticket for wednesday want to stick around after the commercials to see if now's the time for you to get in. stephanie: also next.... a tv you can roll up and take with you? it's a reality...but we'll tell you why you may
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5 news at 5 in hd. we are iowa" stephanie: time to have some fun with what's trending now.
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sound-- a t-v you can roll up like a newspaper? jack: at this week's consumer electronic show in las vegas, television maker l-g will show off just such a thing: a high-definition t-v you can roll up. here it is-- the 18-inch display is just one of the concept designs l-g will be unveiling as it attempts to predict the future of tv screens. none of these t-v's will be sold this year -- and it's possible they may never actually hit stores. jack the consumer electronics show runs wednesday through saturday. stephanie: singer adele is saying "goodbye" to 2015 with a big feather in her cap. her album "25" is the biggest seller of 2015. according to billboard, "25" closed out the year with nearly seven-and-a-half million copies sold. and adele's album was just released on november 20th-- so it sold all those copies in
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stephanie the british singer starts her world tour in february. singer starts her world tour in february. singer starts her world tour in february. singer starts her world tour in february. the north american leg begins in july. jack: finally -- call it powerball pandemonium! with the announcement of no winner after saturday's drawing,the powerball jackpot is expected to skyrocket to 400 million dollars before the next drawing on wednesday. that's the largest in more than two years. and it's the 6th highest powerball jackpot in history. stephanie: so what can you do with the winnings? perfect time to tackle those new year's resolutions! if your goal is to get fit ... maybe you want to look like a celebrity? with 400 million dollars - you could hire celeb trainer to the stars, tracey anderson at her monthly rate for you and 500 family & friends ....for life what about
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maybe you want to ditch the cheeseburgers and go for subway ... with 400-mill you could buy more than 1400 subway franchises. and if your 2016 goals include some worldwide travel - this prize will get you nearly 18 thousand trips around the world jack sounds great right? hate to break it to you, but your right? hate to break it to you, but your chances of winning are one in 292 million. jack: so how would you spend the money? so how would you spend the money? let us know us on facebook and twitter. send us an email to: "news at we are iowa dot com" or call us in the newsroom: 1- 800-858-5555. and we'll be
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pass along about a daytime t-v show you've gotten used to seeing here on local five. the meredith vieira show will be ending. meredith made the announcement at the end of her talk show today. the show will remain in production through spring and will continue on the air through the fall. stephanie: a nice night to stay inside and watch some t-v tonight... it's cold! perfect timing -- a new season of the bachelor premieres tonight on local five. brad/wxhang weather adlib: i feel one of the worst things about winter is how cloudy it can be for so long, and those clouds definitely put a damper on temperatures monday. as we head into the night, some areas will see partly cloudy skies, but hopefully everyone will see at least some sunshine tuesday. if we do get a little sunshine as expected, we should warm up close to 34 in the metro by afternoon with also the help of southerly winds of 10-20 mph. granted, those winds will make it feel colder because of the wind chill effect, but that is the price we have to pay to bring in milder air the next
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clouds will likely return wednesday along with some light rain showers in the afternoon/evening. stephanie: thank you for spending your time with us tonight. jack: we are working hard on another great newscast for 6pm. watch for we're proud to say we are iowa...
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