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going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with be a bit overcast with a high in the mid 30s. strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the overnight lows staying in the upper 20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs climb into the mid to upper 40s, and saturday looks just about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with highs falling back into the lower 40s. a large winter storm system still has it's eye on us for early next week. it's too early to have on local five news midday.... new details on what may have led to the accidental overdose of former hawkeye tyler sash. elias: " but most likely i'm not going to do the debate." elias: and trump takes a stand against an upcoming fox debate. why he says he won't take the stage here in iowa. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are
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good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson. elias: our top story...the latest on the death of star hawkeye athlete tyler sash... elias: after sash's death in september, his family donated his brain to science... the football star was found inside of his oskaloosa home...his death attributed to an accidental mixture of two painkillers. researchers looked for signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy or c-t-e....a degenerative brain disease cauased by repeated trauma to the head that's been found in dozens of former nfl players. elias: according to a new york times diagnosed sash and even more the disease had advanced to a seen in someone two of the doctors that conducted the exam, said the severity of cte was on par with former nfl star junior seau who comitted suicide of 43. we sat down with a doctor from mercy medical center to learn more about c-t-e, which can cause
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2:13 characterized by change in personality, cognition, physical function.. 2:25 memory impairement, poor dcision making, suicidality, depression. elias: the times report also mentioned sash dealing with "confusion, memory loss and minor fits of temper" that affected his ability to find meaningful employment after he was released by the giants in 2013. sash was 27 year old when he died last year. elias: over in wapello authorities have made an arrest in a decade-old case... two men now murder each...connected to a 2006 house fire. the sheriffs department christopher ottumwa, and zachary allen bluffs. two men intentionally started a house two men in march nathan messer and seth from ottumwa, inhilation.
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the case this month after learning new information. originially the cause of the fire was undetermined, but now officials say they can bring the families closure. "" just goes to show when people think they get away with murder, we're always there and look at things" elias: both dye and yenger are being held in the wapello county jail. according to iowa courts online, both are expected to plead not guilty. elias changes could be on the way for a deadly stretch of street in des moines... in three months... three people have died on the road... now the city has safer the most recent accident...a hit and killed last month.. in november, a crash involving an intoxicated driver left two people dead. and work in the not safe. monday night the city unveiled a proposal to change the road
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38th street... it includes adding a stop light... creating sidewalks where there are none, and putting in a median. it is going to be a little different, but i think its going to work. i do like the plan. elias: the next step is getting a proposal approved by city council... they're expecting that to happen in feburary or march. construction wouldn't begin until 2018... elias: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam the weather is only going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with today! we are going to be a bit overcast with partly sunny skies and a high in the mid 30s. the winds will be strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the overnight lows staying in the upper 20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs
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saturday looks just about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with highs falling back into the lower 40s. a large winter storm system still has it's eye on us for early next week. it's too early to have reliable snow amounts but if this system doesn't change course we're likely looking at a couple days of rough driving conditions. we'll continue to follow it closely through the weekend and keep all of you updated. elias: moving to your local election headquarters
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polls... but not all were happy with the and hillary yesterday in martshalltown... hoepfuls each held events at schools in which lead to administration deciding to dismiss classes early tuesday. elias: originally when approved the realize the people, the set up. so they decided out at one yesterday afternoon for and some it. "tamara deubel 16:57 cancel appointments to pick up my nephew, had to rearrange to have somebody watch them so i could come get my nephew. denise 18:01 my personal opinion - i don't think they should have been let out early." elias: the school district has received a number complaints about tuesday's early dismissal, and says in would have asked both candidates to hold their events later in the evening. elias:
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trump, the frontrunner has shaken up the republican campaign once again ... this time saying he will not take part in tomrrow night's debate on fox news. the network issued a statement mocking trump for his ongoing attacks on moderator megyn kelly. trump fired back, calling it a "pathetic attempt to build up ratings" abc's kendis gibson has the details... "script: with less than a week until the iowa caucuses, donald trump stunning the political world. refusing to take part in the final debate before votes are cast. thursday's republican debate hosted by fox news sot-trump "i won't be doing the debate. i'm going to have something else in where we raise money for the veterans and warriors. trump's absence will leave the main debate stage without a big ratings draw and a sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate money fox is going to make on the debate without me, okay?" trump continuing to blast one of the debate moderators on social media nats-trump
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his main rival, senator ted cruz reacted to the news? implying trump is scared of kelly?. and offered a sot-cruz on cam late i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one on one debate with me any time between now and the iowa caucuses," on the democratic side, senator bernie sanders appears to be closing in on hillary clinton in iowa - confident enough to take a detour to neighboring minnesota - drawing thousands at rallies in st. paul and duluth. sot/sanders in st. paul my god, what a turnout! but clinton, ahead by double-digits in national polls, is emphasizing her experience? sot/hillary cedar falls tonight "i do want you to know that i'm not just shouting slogans, i'm not just engaging in rhetoric, i thought this through, i have a plan." on-camera tag: bernie sanders visits the white house today for a private meeting with president obama. the meeting comes after the president heaped praise on hillary clinton earlier this week and dismissed comparisons between himself and sanders. kendis gibson abc news
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elias: all the campaign latest. website -- that's we are iowa dot com. local 5 news midday... it looks good out there today folks... but could there be some snow headed our way full forecast ahead of caucus up. but next.... many of our recovering from we have some quick cash while you clean out your closet.
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elias johnson and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" elias:
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now elias: it's been more than three decades since a deloran rolled off the assembly change, the de lorean motor company in texas says it will build replica 1982 deloreans -- enough supplies about 300 cars. as for the price, keep new ones hundred thousand roll out next year. elias: jet-blue says it wants its planes spacious, more more entertaining. it will be of its airplanes. it'll include in- outlets -- turning each seat into a charging station. there will also be free wi-fi. jet-blue plans to start remodeling in 2017 and finish by 2019. elias: elias: and if no one in your house has an amazon prime membership, chances are that your neighbor does. nearly half of u-s households have a membership according to a new report. amazon does not disclose the
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members it has, but it has said it is in the tens of millions. the memberships cost 99 dollars a year. and comes with free two-day or overnight shipping as well as access to amazon streaming videos. elias: and finally -- everyone likes to hear ways to make a quick buck, right? how about making up to a thousand bucks -- all by cleaning out your closet. rebecca jarvis shows us some surprising ways to score big on your old stuff. throwing away money leo's character in the nats - fun coupons! but for the rest of us? making a few extra dollars sounds a lot more appealing? enter learnvest founder alexa von tobel? (rebecca and alexa greet eliza at the door) 16:15:59 (keyable: $1000) today's goal: show mom eliza danielson thousand bucks? right inside her closet 16:19:20 (show video of eliza clothes to rebecca
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(keyable tip #1: old clothes = cash) (keyables: tradesy, poshmark) first up - turn your old clothes into cash ? alexa gives us her secret on how to get the most from sites like tradesy and poshmark? (keyable: tip #2: sell an outfit) 16:34:57 (keyable: $100) pairing this dress with these shoes makes an outfit? and a quick 100 dollars (keyable: tip #3: time of year) next, make selling seasonal? (keyable: $70 tradesy) a: 16:32:49 winter coats, peak time is going to be in the fall, before you hit march. 16:36:47 (keyable: tip #4: sell old electronics) usell) electronics with sites like gazelle and u-sell usell) 16:37:40 (keyable: tip #5: clear personal info) but always be sure to clear your personal info. 16:38:20 (keyable: decluttr) finally, don't count out that really outdated tech?with sites like decluttr,
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and this old boombox? (keyable: $40 ebay) 16:38:49 40 bucks on ebay. from a pile of trash?.to a bundle of cash? (keyables: $648, $178, $311) the clothes selling for $648?plus electronics for $178 and miscellaneous items for $311 16:58:34 (keyable: total = $1137.79) for a grand total of more than eleven hundred extra bucks for eliza and her family!" elias: sam is back now... sam i'll have your forecast next.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam the weather is only going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with today! we are going to be a bit overcast with partly sunny skies and a high in the mid 30s. the winds will be strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the overnight lows staying in the upper 20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs climb into the mid to upper 40s, and saturday looks just about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with
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winter storm system still has it's eye on us for early next week. it's too early to have reliable snow amounts but if this system doesn't change course we're likely looking at a couple days of conditions. we'll continue to follow it closely through the weekend and keep all of you updated. sam: elias: elias: still to come on
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local five news midday... it's the countdown to the big game -- we're talking the super bowl and our next guest has some tasty drink recipes you'll want to hear. plus -- a warning on a mosquito born virus.. the number of cases spreading here in the states. we're talking your health news -- coming up.
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prestige wine and spirits/kinky liqueur mixologist shows us how to bring together colorful ingredients and mix up a few recipes just in time for the super bowl. " you're watching
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : elias/lam back now with the latest on the mosquito-borne zika virus. the number of cases here in the u.s. growing. so far -- 20 cases in 9 states and another 19 in puerto rico. now some airlines are offering worried travelers waivers and refunds -- for trips they booked to affected areas. abc's linsey davis has the latest " growing concern this morning about the spread of the dangerous zika virus -- president obama even convening a meeting on the issue tuesday emphasizing the need to develop a vaccine to fight the virus. (gfx) the fear is a possible link between the virus and abnormal brain development in developing babies - microcephaly (end gfx)--a condition that can cause babies to be born with abnormally small heads.. 17:36:30 dr. jw: these babies typically have severe mental retardation and it's a lifelong problem. (gfx) this on top of a travel advisory for pregnant women to
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been detected, including el salvador where officials are asking women to not have babies until 2018. (end gfx) only one in five who are infected become ill with symptoms like fever, rash joint pain or red eyes. the cdc is also exploring the possible link? between zika and guillain barre.. a syndrome that can cause reversible paralysis. nat - brazil spraying in brazil, the host country for this summer's olympics, the health minister says the country is sending some 220,000 troops to battle the aedes mosquito blamed for spreading the virus. nat patient meanwhile at home, dr. jennifer wu in new york city has been getting many calls from worried patients about traveling. 17:35:36 dr. jennifer wu, ob-gyn lenox hill hospital: we're getting calls every day unfortunately. and others are taking actions into their own hands. simanta buck is 14 weeks pregnant? she and her husband are canceling their upcoming babymoon to the caribbean. sot simantha buck/mom to be 22;21;25;16 it's absolutely not worth the risk to us to put the baby in harms way for gma, ld, abc news, ny" elias/lam following your health news -- the cold weather means spending more
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heat turned up...that can also increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning... each year, more than four hundred americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning not linked to fires... officials suggest having a carbon monoxide detector in the home...and checking it regularly. elias: and finally...a new treatment for depression... a boston hospital has been testing a new non-drug treatment called 'near infrared light' the near infrared light is passed over the forehead, energizing parts of the brain. doctors say the light also decreases inflammation in the brain and increases connections between neurons-. elias/lam coming up on local 5 news midday... a chilling terror plot foiled and a 23 year old milwaukee man behind bars -- hear what led to the arrest. elias: and a little later.... iowa students stuck on a pennsylvania turnpike -- in the middle of the biggest snowstorm of the season. we're sharing their story --
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" elias: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm elias johnson. elias: turning now to a frightening terror plot -- a 23-year-old american citizen behind bars this morning -- accused of planning a massacre at a masonic temple in milwaukee -- abc senior justice correspondent pierre thomas is in washington with the latest in your national headlines. this morning samy mohamed hamzeh is in jail accused of plotting a killing spree targeting this milwaukee masonic temple sot masonic temple reax: scary to say the least. the alleged plot laid out in chilling specificity. the plan: to lock the doors of the temple?and systematically execute 30 people?using machine guns equipped with silencers. according the fbi, hamza sought to launch the attack with
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touring the temple just last week?after practicing at a firing range. agents say the 23 year old american citizen was caught on surveillance tape describing in detail his cold blooded mission. "annihilate everyone?when we go into a room we will be killing everyone. if this hit is executed it will be known all over the world. such operations will increase in america. the people will be scared." our affiliate wisn, learned hamzeh was recently fired from a kick-boxing gym where he worked as a trainer for just three weeks. let go after he was allgedly aggressive with clients and disparaging towards america rebecca marschner: "that shot up a huge red flag-he was all about how terrible of a government we have yet he lives in america." but it was all a sting- the two other radicals-were undercover?working with the fbi. after the bureau learned of hamzeh's alleged radical thinking from an informant in september of last
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elias: meanwhile -- two people have died elias: meanwhile -- two people have died after gunfire erupted at a long-standing encampment in seattle known as "the jungle.".. three others have been injured in the overnight shooting. police spent the night searching for the shooter, and believe the incident to be targeted. the city declared a state of emergency regarding homelessness in november. seattle's mayor said the encampment has been unmanagable and out of control for 20 years. elias: and the armed protest over federal land in oregon has come ammon bundy and protestors have the federal wildlife refuge since january second. police arrested bundy during a traffic stop along with eight of his followers last night. shots were fires and one killed. elias: back here in iowa commander of iowa's national
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legislature. elias: major general timothy orr delivers the condition of the guard address today... orr, the adjutant general of the iowa national guard, will address a joint session of the iowa legislature -- that started at 10 am. he's discussing the guard's readiness, operations, achievements, and future initiatives. local 5 has a crew there and will bring you details later today at 5 and 6. elias: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam the weather is only going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with today! we are going to be a bit overcast with partly sunny skies and a high in the mid 30s. the winds will be strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the overnight lows staying in the upper 20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs climb into the mid to
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about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with highs falling back into the lower 40s. a large winter storm system still has it's eye on us for early next week. it's too early to have reliable snow amounts but if this system doesn't change course we're likely looking at a couple days of rough driving conditions. we'll continue to follow it closely through the weekend and keep all of you updated. elias: the historic snowfall across a dozen eastern state left many stranded on the highways....inclu
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150 students from iowa and nebraska. the group were stuck in pennsylvania while on their way to the "march for life" rally in washington, d.c. but, what they did to pass the time is now going viral. deborah souverain has the story. "i really didn't think it would get this big," said father patrick behm natpop -- video of church mass singing... hundreds of the faithful stranded on the side of a pennsylvania highway with no where to go... so what would they do?... well, hold an impromptu mass, of course. "they needed to get out and what better way to get them out and moving around a little bit than to have mass," said father behm. father patrick behm of le mars, led the outdoor service for the group which was stranded for a total of 22 hours. a make-shift alter...crafted from snow....and hundreds of the devout.. turning this frozen roadway....into a highway to heaven of sorts. "the line from the gospel that really struck me that day was 'they thought he was crazy,' meaning the people thought jesus
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people that think we are crazy for being out here and i said really we're doing the most important thing that we can," said father behm. the idea coming from a group from minnesota who were also stuck in the wicked winter weather. instead of letting old man winter get the best of them, many embraced the situation. "when it was actually happening it was pretty cool, someone had a guitar and we started playing songs. it was really unique, and not something anyone would think you would do. for middle schooler briana martinez ...it's a relief to finally be home.. i took a shower, i ate and then i fell sleep," said martinez elias: father behm says there were people from around nine different states and about seven to eight priests attending the outdoor mass. and if you're wondering what they did to pass the time on the bus... he says they watched movies, played games and even helped shovel out trucks. elias: still to come on local 5 news midday... (weather) sam has the
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forecast next.
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most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam the weather is only going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with today! we are going to be a bit overcast with partly sunny skies and a high in the mid 30s. the winds will be strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the
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20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs climb into the mid to upper 40s, and saturday looks just about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with highs falling back into the lower 40s. a large winter storm system still has it's eye on us for early next week. it's too early to have reliable snow amounts but if this system doesn't change course we're likely looking at a couple days of rough driving conditions. we'll continue to follow it closely through the weekend and keep all of you updated. sam:
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elias: the world is made up of so many different the world is made up of so many different cultures. and in a way, des moines east high school is a
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that. local five's stephanie angleson introduces to this month's one classroom at a time grant winner a teacher who winner a teacher who is tapping into one of the school's great strengths...it's diversity. 32:15 "hi everybody. we want to congratulate you on behalf of bankers trust and local 5 on winning this month's one classroom rant of a thousand dollars.. oh my goodness thank you...go ahead and clap for her." spend about 5 seconds in lynn hoff's social studies classroom...and you'll realize this is a room ...with stories to tell... nats 5:40 and ayenne, what do you think you are going to do when you graduate from here?" with so many backgrounds represented here...hoff is using this thousand dollar grant to help students ..many of whom are immigrants... open up about their lives.. and she's using the help of a local non- profit called cultureall. 1:34 "cultureall gets a professional photographer to come in and teach them all about how to take
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'they go home to their families and they take pictures of their comunity of the culture in their home. and culture on the streets ... wahtever they seee and then we have the pictures printed... this will really help." these students have completed this project. the final product was on display at the ruan center in des moines. you can see here the way the kids chose to capture their culture is just as diverse as their backgrounds. hoff hopes this money will help the next round of kids look at their own lives in a new way. "2:08 i think that a lot of times when you talk about culture you are always looking at other people's culture. and often students don't celebrate their own culture. and what is significant about their families." in a time of their lives...when they may just want to blend in...it can be challenging to celebrate what makes
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this is the kind of conversation that our world so desperately needs right now. 2:44 "enjoying your owne clultre and other people's cultures and experiencing that allows you to be more accepting of other people. so i'm really hopeful about that." elias: congratulations lynn hoff. teachers do you need some extra money for a special project. head on over to we are iowa dot com and apply for our one classroom at a time grant. elias: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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do you know someone looking for a job? join us for our next job fair! unitypoint health - des moines is hosting a job fair thursday, january 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at iowa methodist medical center. this event will feature on-site interviews, as well as an opportunity to speak with staff to learn more about unitypoint health. participants are
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copy of their resume. this job fair will focus on recruiting for non-clinical positions, such as: food service environmental services/housekeeping public safety officers patient escorts plant operations & maintenance central supply/supply chain event details thursday, january 28 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. iowa methodist medical center, education and research center kelley conference room enter from the lower level of the parking ramp. click here for directions. on-site interviews and computer assistance will be provided.
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before we go, check this out...sounds of iowa at niagara falls. elias: in niagara falls, new york, at a vacant building on the corner of ferry avenue and third street, rings out the hawkeye fight song. for the past six
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about 4pm till 11 pm. loop, over the seven hour period. none of the neighboring business owners figure out who is behind the sam going to keep getting better and better as we head into the weekend, starting with today! we are going to be a bit overcast with partly sunny skies and a high in the mid 30s. the winds will be strong out of the southwest around 10 to 20 mph, but that will only help move our highs into the 30s. tonight we're going to see more clearing skies with the overnight lows staying in the upper 20s. thursday will be breezy with highs again landing in the upper 30s. friday should be absolutely beautiful as the highs climb into the mid to upper 40s, and saturday looks just about as nice! there may be a brief wintry mix on sunday with highs falling back into the lower 40s. a large
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