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visibilites to near whiteout conditions at times. currently, many areas in the state can expect over a half foot of snow. beyond the early week winter storm, central iowa dries out while temperatures tumble into the single digits at night and teens and 20s for daytime highs. nikki also coming up on local five news at six... local five cruises with ted cruz. hear what the republican candidate had to say about his competitors nikki and of course... we're about 48 hours away from the iowa caucus. we'll preview monday night's main event. nikki and --- a cutting edge look at a different way to choose the caucus leader. an old fashioned duel.... " local 5 news at 6 in hd starts now. we are iowa" nikki: good evening. welcome to local 5 news, i'm nikki davidson. glad you're with us tonight. nikki: beautiful weather today.... but it's not going to stay that way... there is a winter storm coming... meterologist bree sullivan is standing by with a look at what the forecast looks like for early next week... bree? nikki: thanks bree. switching to
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thanks bree. switching to politics now. nikki: as monday night
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the final push to sway voters their way. we had a chance to sit down with one of those candidates. local 5's sabrina ahmed spoke with ted cruz. "sabrina - today we are just a few days away from the iowa caucuses, so we had the opportunity to sit down with senator ted cruz on his very large bus, talked to him about what its going to take to win iowa, his likeability factor, plus what some voters are saying to him on the trail. senator ted cruz - we are two days away, all the time for the media attacks, all the noise, all of that has passed. this is all about the men and women of iowa. the men and women of iowa making a decision and what we're focusing every waking moment on is asking for the support of the men and women of iowa, building and mobilizing our grassroots team. we've got over two hundred thousand volunteers nationwide. we've got over twelve thousand volunteers on the ground here in iowa. but, the great thing is the men and women of iowa take very seriously their responsibilities first in the nation. to examine and study the records, and what we're seeing is as they're doing so, more
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courageous conservatives are uniting behind our campaign. one of the amazing dynamics we're seeing in this race is the washington establishment is abandoning marco rubio. i think they've determined marco can't win, and they're flocking to donald trump. now, in both instances, the reason they say is that they want someone who will go along to get along. they want someone who will cut a deal. both bob dole and trent lott recently said that they'd be fine with donald trump because they can work with him. he'll cut a deal. trump went on t.v. and said he thought the problem with ted is that he wont go along to get along. he won't cut deals with democrats in washington. and, he, donald trump, will do that, and marco rubio, we've seen in the gang of eight amnesty bill. marco rubio is very happy to cut deals with democrats even if he promised the voters he'd do something else. sabrina - and, of course, it all comes down to voter turn out, as he said, so it will be very interesting race and it will be very interesting to see what transpires come
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local election headquarters, from ames, i'm sabrina ahmed, local five news, we are iowa." nikki: cruz wasnt the only one campaigning in iowa. nikki: . candidates are all over the hawkeye state today, trying to convince undecided voters they should be in the white house one year from now. abc's brandi hitt is in des moines with the latest. " sot donald trump: "ted has a big problem. other people have different problems. me, i have no problems." it's down to the wire in iowa -- sot - cruz: "if you see a candidate who washington embraces, run and hide." with republicans ted cruz and marco rubio -- now clashing - before monday's caucuses. sot - rubio: "he's decided to run a very deceitful campaign at the end on some things he's saying. people see through that." rubio even deciding -- to run a half-hour t-v special in iowa this weekend... as the other g-o-p candidates criss cross the state. sot - christie "they've never been through a crisis." nats - (hillary hugging chelsea) for the democrats... hillary clinton is bringing out the big guns... sot - "excellent... excellent." her entire family -- out on the campaign trail.
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you fight to the last hour." but she is not addressing friday's announcement... ... from the state department... declaring 22 of her emails from her private account "top secret." clinton's campaign though is reacting - saying -- "this is over classification run amok." sot - mattjew dowd "the question in the primaries is does it under mind her argument about electability with this hanging out there?" nats - sanders event large crowds also continue turning out for her opponent - bernie sanders. sot - sanders "i believe that democracy is one person - one vote! not billionaires buying elections. (cheers)" ((brandi hitt on camera tag)) "here in iowa... caucus goers are also getting blasted with non-stop campaign adds on television. millions of dollars are being spent to court thousands of undecided voters. brandi hitt - abc news - des moines, iowa."" nikki: we want to know what you think of the candidates. let us know for a chance to see your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on facebook and twitter. or send us an
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hear what you think! the contact information is on your screen. nikki: if you're sitting on the fence about who to caucus for, one group in des moines says they have a solution. it's a sport with plenty of attacks and defense, just like the campaign trail. local five's jacob peklo has more from a different kind of political tournament. jacob peklo, reporting: "so far, there have been a lot of ways that people have been determining who's winning these caucuses. on saturday, a group of fencers decided they're going to take a stab at determining the winner." julia walter, urbandale resident: "usually we practice on saturday and we come in and we're all kind of tired, but this kind of upped the ante and was something really fun for our saturday practices." on saturday, the fate of the political parties lay in the balance. lance carlson, west des moines resident: "picking corn is great, but this is way more fun, and i think politics needs more swords." natural sound: "marco rubio!" "cruz." each fencer donned some political gear to represent each presidential candidate, natural sound of patting the name tag in place and whichever fencer could survive the swipes and lunges, of their own would
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natural sound: "ready? fence!" kevin powell, head coach at red door fencing: "maybe there's a candidate that they're not as big a fan of and they'll get to hit them a lot." julia walter, urbandale resident: "i lost most of them. i had to halt a couple bouts just because there were stickers everywhere." lance carlson was a political science major during college, natural sound of swords clinging and he says this tournament was the perfect way to mix two of his favorite interests. lance carlson, west des moines resident: "it's very appropriate to have fencing represent the political trail, with all the attacking and the defending that happens, especially during this last push ahead of the caucuses." the round robin format allowed everyone the time to size up their opponents to see who'd stand out. natural sound of swords separating while there was many a parry on the floor, it was not enough to foil some of the upset bids. lance carlson, west des moines resident: "i think having the names behind me actually helped me really take victory and have their campaign energy." jacob peklo, reporting: "the primary event was pretty successful and they're hoping that come the general election in november, they'll be able to do this all over again. (natural sound of sword swashes) in des moines, jacob peklo, local five news. we are iowa." nikki:
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finishers from the fencing tournament were donald trump, carly fiorina and hillary clinton. nikki: coming up on local 5 news at six... iowa state heads down south to take on a tough texas a&m team. we'll have full highlights in cy- hawk rewind. nikki: and.... the final two escaped california inmates were captured this morning... thanks to a quick acting citizen... nikki: have a story you think we should cover? email us at: news at we are iowa dot com. or call us in the newsroom: 1- 800-858-5555. we're on facebook "we are iowa local 5 news" and twitter "we are iowa 5 news" we'll be right back. you're watching local 5 news at 6 " you're watching
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dead... mutliple others wounded.. police are investigating a shooting and stabbing at the colorado motorcycle expo... it happened this afternoon. atleast nine people have been taken to the hospital... its not clear at this time whether the person killed was shot or stabbed. the hospital has been put on lockdown as a precaution. nikki: sticking with national headlines. all of the inmates who escaped a maximum- security jail in southern california are now back in custody.... a citizen was able to help san francisco police catch the final two escapees... abc's lauren lyster has the latest. "off the streets and back in custody. the remaining two california escaped inmates - hossein nayeri and jonathan tieu - captured today in san francisco. sot - sheriff sandra hutchens / orange county, ca "the entire state can breathe a sigh of relief." and this may have been a key moment in the investigation? less than 24 hours earlier - the first fugitive bac duong cuffed on camera - calmly surrending in santa ana - after a week on the run. sot - witness
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to make sure he gets caught safely." investigators believe duong was in charge of transportation? and stole the white van the trio used to get away. that same van - spotted in a san francisco whole foods parking lot this morning? a man alerted some park district police officers? who quickly investigated. sot - sheriff sandra hutchens / orange county, ca "officers approached the van - nayeri fled on foot." natsot - (broadcastify) "code 4, code 4 we got em down. natsot - (broadcastify) "there might be another person in there. standby, take a look at that van." sot - sheriff sandra hutchens / orange county, ca "on returning to the van, they found tieu hiding in the van." now, officials are working on transferring the pair back to orange county? and learning more about how they escaped in the first place. police believe nayeri may have been tasked with getting information? somehow coaxing his jailhouse english teacher to give him more than language lessons? sot - lt. jeff hallock / orange county sheriff's dept. "a google earth image on paper that showed an image of the entire central jail complex. 44-year-old nooshafarin ravaghi now under arrest for
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men's escape. while officials know she and nayeri developed a relationship - it's unclear whether it was romantic. lauren lyster oncam close: soon all three inmates will be back behind bars at the very jail they escaped. the sheriff telling us they will be kept in a different area and manner than before, making it clear they will not be held together. lauren lyster, abc news, santa ana, california. " : nikki: the sheriff says there was ammunition found in the van, but no weapon. nikki/2wxhang we are iowa's most accurate weather team... meteorologist bree sullivan is here now... bree: i'll have your forecast next "now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast certified by
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experts" james/wx wall weather adlib: put script here in green what a nice break from the deep chills of winter! des moines was at 49 this afternoon! clouds will continue overhead tonight with scattered light rain showers moving through the area, especially in northern iowa. the chance for rain showers continues sunday tomorrow afternoon chances go down and the clouds will begin to decrease. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler than today, but the metro should still top out in the low 40s. not bad if you don't mind a breeze! sunday night will be dry and quiet with temps settling in the 20s. caucus monday should
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hours. temperatures will be mild as well in upper 30s. monday night after 10pm in southern iowa and closer to midnight in the metro, the winter snow storm should by knocking on our door. the snow will last through the day on tuesday, tuesday night, and wrap up wednesday morning. there will be strong winds associated with the moderate to heavy snowfall reducing visibilites to near whiteout conditions at times. currently, many areas in the state can expect over a half foot of snow. beyond the early week winter storm, central iowa dries out while temperatures tumble into the single digits
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20s for daytime highs. nikki clouds will continue overhead tonight with scattered light rain showers moving through the area, especially in northern iowa. the chance for rain showers continues sunday morning, but by tomorrow afternoon chances go down and the clouds will begin to decrease. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler than today, but the metro should still top out in the low 40s. not bad if you don't mind a breeze! sunday night will be dry and quiet with temps
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be dry and quiet during the daytime hours. temperatures will be mild as well in upper 30s. monday night after 10pm in southern iowa and closer to midnight in the metro, the winter snow storm should by knocking on our door. the snow will last through the day on tuesday, tuesday night, and wrap up wednesday morning. there will be strong winds associated with the moderate to heavy snowfall reducing visibilites to near whiteout conditions at times. currently, many areas in the state can expect over a half foot of snow. beyond the early week winter storm, central iowa dries out while temperatures tumble into the single digits at night and teens and 20s for daytime highs. nikki coming up on local 5 sports.
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hawk rewind with sports director jon schaeffer. that's next here on local five. " now, local 5 sports with jon schaeffer. we
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on the road against texas a&m and iowa fell thursday night to maryland. we will recap those two games and much more coming up next on cy- hawk rewind."
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thursday night to maryland. we will recap those two games and much more coming up next on cy- hawk rewind." nikki: jon thanks. with the recent news on oskaloosa's tyler sash.... c-t-e injury in football has been the talk locally. the nfl says concussions have soared to a four year high this season leading up to the super bowl. " hard hit nfl nats from 2015 season a hard hit for the n-f-l just days away from the biggest game of the year? super bowl 50. hard hit nfl nats [gfx] the league releasing this report friday - saying diagnosed concussions in the n- f-l increased 58% this regular season with a staggering 271 players sidelined since the preseason in 2015? compare that to the 206 concussions
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the study discussed on espn's nfl insiders roundtable... espn nfl insiders nats 00:01:15:09 are we really seeing a change in the game heading in the wrong direction? [gfx] the most startling numbers - helmet to helmet collisions - with 92 reported this season? in 2014 the n-f-l only reported 58... [gfx] the nfl telling abc news the reasons for increases in concussions are unclear but it will look "any significant trends" over the next several weeks? ((keyables)) the numbers echoing what some claim is a growing problem at every level of play... last season alone seven high school players reportedly died as a direct result of football related injuries hard hit nats the nfl telling us safety is a priority last december... sot - jeff miller 09:56:34;17 the priority of the leagues is to protect the player health and safety but acknowledging concussions remain a risk" ryan smith: 10:00:42;10 do you think that we can ever eliminate concussions from the sport? jeff miller: 10:00:46;25 oh i think that-- that
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always going to be injuries. and i think that concussion is a very difficult problem to solve over time. nikki: we'll be right back... you're watching local five news at six.
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the web. we are iowa dot com is your home for the latest in news, weather, and sports. james: weather adlib: put script here in green what a nice break from the deep chills of winter! des moines was at 49 this afternoon! clouds will continue overhead tonight with scattered light rain showers moving through the area, especially in northern iowa. the chance for rain showers continues sunday morning, but by tomorrow afternoon chances go down and the clouds will begin to decrease. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler than today, but the metro should still top out in the low 40s. not bad if you don't mind a breeze! sunday night will be dry and quiet with temps settling in the 20s. caucus monday should be dry and quiet during the daytime hours. temperatures will be mild as well in upper 30s. monday night after 10pm in southern iowa and closer to midnight in the metro, the winter snow storm should by knocking on our door. the snow will last through the day on tuesday, tuesday night, and wrap up wednesday morning. there will be strong winds associated with the moderate to heavy snowfall reducing visibilites to near whiteout conditions at times. currently, many areas in the state can expect over a half foot of snow. beyond the early week winter storm, central iowa dries out while temperatures tumble into the single digits at night and teens and 20s for daytime highs. nikki/3shot thank you for spending your time with us tonight. log onto our website, we are iowa dot com for more news, weather and
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>> the following is a sports special. >> tonight on the rewind, college station, looking for another win. meanwhile the hawkeyes came up short on a bad shooting night in maryland. we break it all down. >> this is cyhawk rewind, on local 5. >> welcome to the cyhawk rewind. this week we've got jordan back at the desk with me to help break down video and plenty of good video to break down this week. >> absolutely. good win earlier in the week for iowa state, and a tough one
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