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in the 20s feel even colder. overnight tonight the low should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another windy day with even colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night we will likely see some snow showers with about an inch possible across the metro and a bit more expected to our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero. we will likely not climb above zero on sunday which means wind chill temperatures are going to be between -20 and -30 degrees, so be on local five news midday.... it's getting colder and colder here in iowa. find out how one metro church is giving a helping homeless. sabrina: a big question the head of the supposed california powerball winner. see why her family thinks the news may be too good to be true. sabrina: the first gop debate of 2016 was last night in south carolina. we'll take a look back at the highlights coming up. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" sabrina good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news
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sabrina ahmed. sabrina: asking for help the search for a missing teen... sabrina: the 15-year-old missing for five days... pella police are may help find mallory lanser. the pella teenager has connections in polk, jasper, poweshiek, mahaska and marion counties. if you know where she is or have information that could help, contact pella police or your department. sabrina: more details town dealing with a mass resignation of police officers... sabrina: melcher-dallas leaders have formed a task force to figure out how the city will provide law enforcement for residents. four of the six officer for the town resigned this week...with the marion county sheriff's office providing temporary relief. but because of an iowa law, the city must either fofo its own department or sign a protection contract with the county. marion county already has a similar partnership with another small town, and county officials to handle the
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jason sandholdt, marion county sheriff:"we'd be more than happy to help them out through a contract law enforcement side of things. and it's something that we can offer 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year coverage to provide that law enforcement service." sabrina: a typical law enforcement contract with the county can cost about a quarter of a million dollars. melcher-dallas leaders say they'd like to see a preliminary plan in place by the next council meeting. sabrina: after 16 years, iowa's state medical examiner will be leaving her position.. doctor julia goodin began her duties as iowa's chief state medical examiner in 19- 99... during her tenure, the medical examiner's office obtained national accreditation for the first time in 2008... she has also served as an expert witness in numerous trials, and assisted in getting funding medical examiner facility which opened in 2006. she will officially leave her position in april. sabrina: three-to four- hundred burritos are made each thursday at a place in des moines...and it's not a mexican resturant..
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lutheran church ministry of des moines meets up.. the "burrito slingers" as food.. and then hand- deliver them to the homeless in des moines.. out serving..."one burrito at a time".. joe laslo,urban bicyle food ministry of des moines, "we're making an impact. we're taking a lot of goods out there to keep them warm, to keep them fed, but mainly just to build that relationship." brian struve, volunteer, "i was only but when you go three days with no food, you've expeirenced it. going through and it's never want to go can ease their pain, that's why i'm in here doing it." sabrina: to find out more about their organization, head to our website, that's we are iowa dot com. sabrina: a thursday fire in west des moines had some obstacles for fire crews trying to put out flames... firefighters were called to a house fire on juliann road...which was surrounded by woods and far from a fire hydrant. the fire started on the second floor of the house. the cause is not clear yet. two people were
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took over. no injuries were reported, but the home suffered damage. sabrina sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we managed to hit 48 yesterday, a full 17 average temperature! i hope you enjoyed because we are going through the entire weekend and well into next week. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies with a few off and on through the day today. going to be either steady or falling all day with a strong northwest wind making our brief highs in the 20s feel even colder. overnight tonight the low should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another windy day with even colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night we will likely see some snow showers with about an inch possible across the metro and a bit more expected to our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero. we will likely not climb above zero on sunday which means wind chill temperatures are going to be between -20 and -30 degrees, so be sure to limit your time
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the morning with less wind, but we are expected to climb above zero for the high. we have a few snow chances next week with warmer air expected to return after thursday. sabrina in your national headlines now-- amanda: to outrage in chicago this morning -- another video released showing an unarmed african american teenager shot by police. mayor rahm emanuel is feeling the heat again -- after city attorneys blocked the video from being released for three years. abc's alex perez is in chicago with the story. " this morning-another controversial chicago police video. all unfolding in less than 10 seconds. chatman - a suspect in a runs out of frame-an striking him twice. an officer stepping on the teen and handcuffing him. chatman later died from his injuries. his family now filing a
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but in a statement an attorney for officers kevin fry and lou toth-calls the shooting "justified." arguing officer fry opened fire after chatman pointed a "dark object" at them. recovered on chatman, the incident took place in 2013?but the now after chicago city dropped efforts to a change--says fallout from the now infamous laquan mcdonald video. rahm sot thurs: we're in the middle of transition to different policies or at least letting that material out. but the changes not enough for protestors accusing emanuel of a cover-up and demanding his resignation" sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... the academy is receiving criticism again for lack of diversity in its oscar nominations. sabrina: and...
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republican debate of 2016 and things got heated! we'll take a look back at what to say about the issues and each other. sabrina: sure was nice yesterday! we'll take a look at one des moines artist's
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news midday in hd with sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" sabrina: thursday's nicer weather meant got out to enjoy sunshine.... gary keenan of knows all about
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by making it his art studio.. local five's dan corey has the story.. gary keenan gary keenan chainsaw carver. the trees onsite just like this. " "i started playing hobby. did it as a hobby time with it." "i've done so many eagles, i'm doing this one in two days, even though it is rather large. smaller trees, i might do in one day, bigger trees might days." with the building looking like a castle, i initially tried to talk they decided upon an eagle." "the area of fantasy favorite of mine because it does give me more artistical license." "i just enjoy doing this, the freedom, it's maybe not quite as fun in
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the bitter cold, i really enjoy being outside and having the freedom to create> all: (reax) sabrina sam is back now... sam
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: we managed to hit 48 yesterday, a full 17 degrees above the average temperature! i hope you enjoyed because we are going to be severely cold through the entire weekend and well into next week. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies with a few off and on flurries possible through the day today. temperatures are going to be either steady or falling all day with a strong northwest wind making our brief highs in the 20s feel even colder. overnight tonight the low should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another windy day with even colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night we will likely see some
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across the metro and a bit more expected to our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero. we will likely not climb above zero on sunday which means wind chill temperatures are going to be between -20 and -30 degrees, so be sure to limit your time outside. monday will start even colder in the morning with less wind, but we are expected to climb above zero for the high. we have a few snow chances next expected to return after thursday. sam: sabrina:
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sabrina: year. alex became an 85-mile-per hour we have the first hurricane of the year. alex became an 85-mile-per hour hurricane thursday morning. the national hurricane center issued hurricane
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azores the storm is expected to hit this morning. uncommon -- alex this morning. uncommon -- alex hurricane to since 1938. hurricane to since 1938. sabrina local five news above and beyond cancer is a public charity working toward helping those whose lives have been touched by cancer dr. deming who is the founder of the organization will be on with us to talk about their upcoming fundraising event and their recent medical mission trip to nepal.
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greetings -- i wanto contact you to see if there would be an opportunity to interview, either in the am, live at 5 or otherwise, above + beyond cancer founder dr. dick deming to help "evening of inspiration" event we are having on january 19th. during the event we will screen a film shot during our september medical mission trip to nepal and unveil our 2016 agenda (which, as always will involve a mountain in a far off region of the world). if you are unfamiliar with our organization, www.aboveandb g, the invitation to our link to the preview of the film: https: thank you for your time and please feel free to contact me with any additional
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in : sabrina on your money now sabrina goldman sachs has reached a 5- billion-dollar deal to clean up toxic mortgage plans. the elite wall street bank has cobbling together home mortgage knew would implode ...and them to investors 2007. as part of the sachs says it will provide 1- dollars in consumer relief... sabrina: a-t-m and overdraft fees are costing americans so much money that they've become a presidential campaign issue. j-p-morgan chase... bank of america... and
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six-billion dollars last overdraft fees. more than five from overdraft fees alone. sabrina: and is offering a for its prime weekend. the subscription from 99 to 73- dollars. the promotion starts tonight ... and ends sunday at noon. only new customers can take advantage of the deal. the online retailer says it's celebrating the two golden globe wins for one of its original shows jungle." on that jackpot -- the are still a there are swirling this reported winner in california -- that now looks like a hoax -- abc's kayna whitworth is tracking it all abc's kayna california cheering the perfect ending to blockbuster... nats - woman at healthcare facility: somebody won the lotto! a mother of seven and a nurse at a california nursing home drawing
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winning powerball tickets - after her boss doled out 18,000 to his staff and residents. but now the nurse's family telling abc news - it may all be a prank instigated by the nurse's son. her daughter telling the l-a times this is one big misunderstanding. the boss who bought the tickets - shlomo rechnitz - believes the nurse may be the real winner but doesn't want to come forward amidst public scrutiny. sot - shlomo rechnitz / owner, brius healthcare services: if this was a prank done by her son, it's the claim, i think it's somewhat detestable. meanwhile the race is on for the identity of the other two winners. in melbournce florida-the media swarmed this home after reports that one of the winners may work at the publix where the winning numbers were purchased. and in munford,tennesee - home of the third mystery powerball winner - dayna naifeh (pronouncer: nay-fee) owns the family grocery store which
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ticket... she and her surprised they haven't heard a peep. sot - dayna naifeh / no idea! i'm gonna guess it's a local person for selling the gets a payout from the nats - cheering at 7- meanwhile in chino eleven store owner balbir atwal received a whopping million ticket." sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... the academy is receiving criticism for having an all- white oscar nominations list for the second year in a row. sabrina: next.... the first republican debate of 2016, republican presidential the stage this back at the highlights in south carolina,
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" sabrina good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: iowa lawmakers haven't wasted any time taking on their top priority this session...already starting work on education funding.
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a house subcommittee looked at the senate file from last year that proposed a four percent increase for schools. an amended version passed out of committee thursday. a republican majority on that committee changed it to a 2 percent increase. that's even less than what governor branstad has proposed. branstad 9:46 i'm recommending 2.45%, that's the same number i recommended last year. mark smith :45 we're glad the republicans are starting to move on the issue of school funding, but we want to point out they are 336 days late. sabrina: democrats say republicans aren't following iowa law because education funding is supposed to be decided on two years at a time, and last year's education funding increase was only good for one year. sabrina: in webster county, officials have decided to dismiss the county's assessor... jeanette thanupakorn was fired this week.... this comes after she was accused of returning to her office during paid administrative leave to delete files off her computer. the iowa attorney general is now
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dismissal is unrelated to that. county officials say thanupakorn is being dismissed because she improperly handled a state assessment. now thanupakorn is suing the county for wrongful termination. sabrina: in your local election headquarters now-- sabrina: the gop presidential contenders faced off on the debate stage for the first time in 2016. the showdown in south carolina.....just a couple of weeks before the iowa caucuses. donald trump and ted cruz neck and neck in polls there -- and the two of for that prize with the most heated exchanges of the campaign so far -- abc's tom llamas was there in charleston for it all titans at the senator ted cruz, once stage. 21:31:58 sot-trump: "there is a big question mark on your head." trump ordering cruz to get a court order to show he's eligible to run for president canada. cruz painting 21:27:05 sot-cruz friend donald said he
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at this from every which way and there was no issue there. cruz saying extreme birther arguments would eliminate several candidates even trump. 21:28:30 sot-cruz donald's mother was was naturalized. now donald - 21:29:02 trump but i was born here. some candidates growing frustrated with the issue: 21:33:58 sot-rubio "i hate to interrupt this episode of "court tv" senator rubio also clashed with governor chris christie over his record in new jersey 21:38:27 rubio: unfortunately governor christie has endorsed many of the ideas that barack obama supports christie later not letting rubio interrupt him. 22:55:00 christie: nah you had your chance marco you blew it and all the republicans taking shots at hillary clinton. 21:13:50 sot bush:
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be a national security disaster 22:18:47 sot christie: hillary clinton cannot be president 23:23:59 sot rubio: if we elect hillary clinton, the next 4 years will be worse than the last 8. but cruz and trump weren't done later fighting over cruz saying trump embodies "new york values." 22:02:20 sot-cruz "there are many, many wonderful, wonderful working men and women in the state of new york. but everyone understands that the values in new york city are socially liberal " trump taking that personally-invoking 9/11 22:04:30 sot-trump "everybody in the world loved new york and loved new yorkers, and i have to tell you, that was a very insulting statement that ted" after the debate i spoke with trump who told me he didn't think their fight would get so heated sot-trump tl: were you surprised cruz came out so hard? dt: i was surprised... tag: in two weeks the candidates get one more chance to debate before the iowa
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sabrina: as we countdown the days to the iowa caucus...there will be two more debates before the voting gets underway. the three democratic candidates have a debate sunday, taking the stage in south carolina. for the republicans, they have one here in iowa on january 28th. it will be held at the iowa events center. sabrina: back here in iowa-- was at java joe's coffee house downtown this morning-- and he had some unexpected guests. "i won't emphasize this is really not about anti trump or pro trump for us it's about anti bigotry so we're here to say we stand with all people who come to our lan d and we're welcoming and embracing and we will challenge everytime somebody wants to lift up racism arguments or point fingers at other people it's not okay to be abusive it's not oksay to encourage violence and it's not okay to throw out racist epithets we're moving beyond that we expect all the presidental
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of that move and beyond " and of course, many as we enter the last legs before caucus night on february first. sabrina: speaking of before caucus night on speaking of to johnston residents...there is a possible rounds there... police say one recieved a call from someone claiming to work with the caucuses, the first tip off was that the caller had the wrong date. they claim there's a lot of paperwork to fill out before attending ... and ask for your home address to set up a meeting. johnston police say if you're contacted by someone with this story, please contact authorities. sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we managed to hit 48 yesterday, a full 17
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hope you enjoyed every second of it because we are going to be severely cold through the entire weekend and well into next week. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies with a few off and on flurries possible through the day today. temperatures are going to be either steady or falling all day with a strong northwest wind making our brief highs in the 20s feel even colder. overnight tonight the low should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another windy day with even colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night we will likely see some snow showers with about an inch possible across the metro and a bit more expected to our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero. we will likely not climb above zero on sunday which means wind chill temperatures are going to be between -20 and -30 degrees, so be sure to limit your time outside. monday will start even colder in the morning with less wind, but we are expected to climb above zero for the high. we have a few snow chances next week with warmer air expected to return
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sabrina: it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." sabrina: first up...ice cube and kevin hart ride back into theaters with "ride along 2"...a the successful comedy from two years ago... head to miami to break up a drug ring. "ride along 2" is rated pg-213 with the performance of the first one, this could be the movie to end the reign of star wars at the box office. all: sabrina: weekend..."13 of benghazi" michael bay's latest movie chronicles the terrorist attack on the u-s diplomatic compound in benghazi, libya the all-star cast play members of the annex security team
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militant attack. 13-hours is rated r. all: (reax) sabrina: now to the oscars -- and for the second year in a row backlash over nominated. the front page of this morning's l-a times saying it all -- asking the question "where's the diversity?" abc's chris connelly is here with that story. " just sayin': the 7- person lineup for last night's a-list republican presidential candidates debate ? was more diverse than the academy awards' 20 acting which went to a person of color. ?for the 2nd year in a row. nats - the nightly show: "a preview of oscar snubs" comedy central's the
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coming ? the night before the noms?. with host larry wilmore more than ready to name names. nats - the nightly show: "will smith in concussion he got 'em right. add to that list beasts of no nation's idris elba in supporting actor? and no best picture honors for straight outta compton. reaction was swift?and searing. "it's actually worse than last year." tweeted april reign, creator of the viral hashtag oscars-so- white..now making a repeat appearance?reverend al sharpton calling hollywood "fraudulent" sot - matthew belloni - thr - this is both a hollywood problem and an oscar's problem academy president cheryl boone isaacs has sought to make oscar's ranks more diverse? sot - cheryl boone isaacs - we are being louder and louder and we are going to continue this
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than just talk, we are going to be doing unafraid to push it himself, chi-raq director spike lee used his honorary oscar acceptance speech at november's governor awards to urge change. sot - spike lee - it's easier to be the president of the united states as a black person, than be the head of a studio." sabrina local 5 news midday... (weather) 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"
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weather adlib: we managed to hit 48 yesterday, a full 17 degrees above the average temperature! i hope you enjoyed every second of it because we are going to be severely cold through the entire weekend and well into next week. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies with a few off and on flurries possible through the day today. temperatures are going to be either steady or falling all day with a strong northwest wind in the 20s feel even colder. overnight should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night snow showers with across the metro and our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero.
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above zero on sunday which means wind chill temperatures are going to be between -20 and -30 degrees, so be sure to limit your time outside. monday will start even colder in the morning with less wind, but we are expected to climb above zero for the high. we have a few snow chances next week with warmer air expected to return after thursday. sam:
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you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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we're joined now by jerry holub, our resident horticulturist. here's here every friday to tell us what we need to know to keep our gardens, plants and yards healthy, happy and green. jerry, how is it going? now... he'll be available for all your
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farmers market on saturdays. about the market support local agriculture and buy direct from iowa farmers while shopping the downtown farmers' market - presented by unitypoint health - des moines. the downtown farmers' market presents iowa producers from 58 counties across iowa, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and so much more every saturday, may - october. you'll find fresh herbs, beautiful flowers, farm fresh eggs, local wineries, a of goat cheese, an baked goods, and many varieties of iowa beef, pork, chicken, turkey, goat, rabbit, lamb and tilapia.
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in take a look at this today....we see how long i can hold the bull by the horns... " that was not as graceful. nat sound.
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(reax) sabrina: of course you can watch the pros take on the real bulls right here in des moines ... the top 35 bull riders in the world will take on the pros take on the real bulls right here in des moines ... the top 35 bull riders in the world will take on the toughtest bulls at the iowa events this april... and tickets are on sale now... sam weather adlib: we managed to hit 48 yesterday, a full 17 degrees above the average temperature! i hope you enjoyed every second of it because we are going to be severely cold through the entire weekend and well into next week. we're
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flurries possible through the day today. temperatures are going to be either steady or falling all day with a strong northwest wind making our brief highs in the 20s feel even colder. overnight tonight the low should bottom out near 8 degrees with plenty of wind making the wind chills drop below zero. saturday is going to be another windy day with even colder temps as highs only climb into the mid teens. saturday night we will likely see some snow showers with about an inch possible across the metro and a bit more expected to our southwest. temperatures saturday night will fall dangerously cold as they dip below zero.
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