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around noon, the problems persisted. stephanie: joining us now to explain is local five's claire powell. claire jack and stephanie, right now the roads are mostly cleared off-- good to go for your commute home. perfect, fluffly flakes really fooled drivers earlier today. it took next to nothing for the roads turned trecherous. with more than those crashes patrol and local very busy. "middle of february we should be used to this smashing into barriers, sliding off the road. of the fifty plus crashes the state patrol responded to, they said luckily, no one was killed and none were too serious. but they were stuck. "when you get that 1-2 inches is worse than 8-10 its bad enough to not cancel school or work, people just arent expecting it" stuck in scary situations where even swapping information
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driving. "dont be standing outside your car, youre safer in your car than the side of the road" claire:"its best to use common sense if you get into an accident, get off the busy street onto a quiet one. take photos, exchange information with teh other driver. then call 911, so the accident's on record. next to the body shop" "all and all its been a very busy winter for us" with today's deceiving flakes, mike kaut's local body shop is now booked until march "we're seeing it all front back side, i even saw a car with rightnow" rear control arms willbe replaced" as a two-man repair shop, he and his side- kick marty are pulling "starting price is 14,000 of what we can see" six days a week. shop in town is the same way" taking care of the cars, but the owners too... "some are bewildered some are upset, sometimes owning a body shop youre part time counselor" "didnt sustain any injruies, youre in good
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get a new one" claire state patrol said enough- slow down and give extra space. a lot of todays crashes were into the median and barriers- people trying to couldn't. but from this morning- roads looking much better, clearer... your commute home tonight. jack and stephanie? stephanie/2ram now we really haven't gotten a so far this winter in the metro. it's been a couple inches here, a few inches there... but when you stack it all up... here's what it looks like jack: mountain" at valley west where all the is plowed. will the mound grow any more over the next local five's chief meteorologist brad edwards joins us now in the weather center with a check on future
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brad/wx center brad/wx center brad tags on cam stephanie: thanks brad-- now to new details on a des moines officer involved
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stephanie/otsr police have now identified the officer who fired his gun overnight after a chase. senior police officer christopher brockert has been with the department since 2013. he fired at 25 year old austin allen, who had felony warrants out of west des moines and kansas for driving a stolen vehicle. patrol officers tried to pull allen over near southwest 14th and porter around 2:30 a-m, but he wouldn't stop. the suspect lost control of his vehicle, officer brockert got out and, according to police, allen began to drive toward him. so the officer fired. officers ended up arresting allen and three new felony charges have been filed against him-- assault with a weapon on police, theft and eluding. stephanie: an update from last night's deadly fire on 61st street. the victim has been identified as brian houston. the polk county medical examiner's office is doing an autops to figure out cause of death-- the cause of the fire is also still not known. jack/lam: the new hampshire primary ended the campaigns of two republican candidates today: carly
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christie. but as far as the winners go, voters in new hampshire lived up to their reputation of being independent thinkers. ((nat)) "bernie bernie bernie.. cheers on the view" following his huge win in new hampshire.. bernie sanders feeling the love on the view.. telling the ladies.. he's all in. ((sot)) "the view" bernie sanders: "...the message that we're bringing forth, that this country is supposed to be a nation of fairness, and we're not seeing that fairness right now. " sanders stopping in harlem for coffee with al sharpton earlier.. hillary clinton also in new york.. after reassuring her supporters in new hampshire.. she's a fighter. ((sot)) clinton: "we've learned it's not whether you get knocked down that matters, it's whether you get back up." for the republicans.. front runner.. donald trump is crediting his huge win.. to the huge voter turnout. ((trump phoner from gma)) "we were getting great signals we would have a rally and many-many people would show up many more than we ever anticipated." his challengers..
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their sights set on the next primary in south carolina.. with the surprise second-place winner.. john kasich promising to keep his campaign messages.. positive.. ((sot)) kasich today kasich: "not interested in being out there ... just going on the attack against somebody." and iowa winner senators ted cruz sounding defiant.. despite finishing third last night. ((sot)) cruz cruz: "this is a national campaign and one of the most important conclusions coming out of these first two states is that the only candidate who can beat donald trump is me." jack/lam: rounding out the top five in new hampshire were governor jeb bush and rubio. historically speaking, you have to win caucus or new primary to win your party's nomination. so now that those decided, we check in with editor lucas we have a better idea who may eventually emerge as the nominee. " " historically, the or new hampshire goes on to win the nomination of their respective party, but after iowa last week, and new hampshire
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winners in both the republican and democratic parties. so, could the south carolina primaries later this month help us predict the eventual nominees? let's take a look back... in 2000, al gore and george w. bush. in 204 john kerry and george w. bush. in 2008, barack obama and john mccain. and, in 2012, barack obama, and mitt romeny, but no republicans won two of the first three nominating contests. so, while 2 out of 3
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doesn't make the nomination a sure thing. in the digital media center, lucas casey, local 5 news, we are iowa. stephanie: lucas, thanks... and in local election news... stephanie: voters in fort dodge decided they want to see some improvements in their schools. a bond vote passed yesterday to fund a new elementary school, and make security updates to all the public schools as well as complete renovations to the high school. it'll cost around 22 million dollars for the new fort dodge elementary school and security updates. and almost 7 million for the high school remodel. stephanie/2shot coming up on local 5 news at five... it's ash wednesday...the beginning of lent. we see what iowans are giving up this season. jack: but next... zika virus is growing inside the u-s.
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"you're watching local 5 news at 5 in hd with
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edwards. this is local 5 news at 5, we are iowa." stephanie/ram: there are now 66 confirmed zika cases in the u-s. and as that number grows, concern grows as athletes prepare for the summer olympics in brazil where zika is spreading rapidly. abc's stephanie rah- mos has more. the rio olympics begin seven months from now. instead of worrying about their fitness levels, some top athletes are worried about the zika virus. soccer star hope solo helped lead team u-s-a to a world cup victory in 2015. but solo tells sports illustrated because of the risk of zika, she would skip the olympics if forced to make the choice today. "i would never take the risk of having an unhealthy child. i don't know when that day will come for jeremy and me, but i personally reserve my right to have a healthy baby." zika is spread by mosquitos and has been linked to a birth defect that causes babies to have abnormally small heads. the virus could stay in the system for about a week. but
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believe it affects future pregnancies. still, solo says: "no athlete competing in rio should be faced with this dilemma." some say solo will not be the last to reconsider going to brazil christine brennan: women are 40 percent closing on 50 percent of the athletes going to the olympic and almost all of them are child bearing age. for now the u.s. olympic committee tells abc news it is "...closely monitoring the situation through the cdc..." and is passing on its recommendations to athletes. the good news for athletes concerned about the rio games is that by august the mosquito population will be decreased significantly by colder temperatures. the summer games are being held during what is winter in brazil. stephanie ramos, abc news washington. " jack/otsl that royal caribbean cruise ship damaged in a storm off the east coast is due back in port today. that's after a vacation to the bahamas many passengers are ready to forget! the royal caribbean's
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seas" was battered by hurricane force winds sunday. winds of more than 100 miles per hour, and 30 foot waves, forced the ship to turn back. the captain says he didn't realize the intensity of the storm when the ship set out. sot -- capt. joseph ahlstrom, suny maritime expert jack: no one was seriously hurt. royal caribbean has apologized to the passengers -- offering a full refund. stephanie: chief meteorologist brad edwards
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brad ((ad lib weather
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independent weather experts" brad:
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fluffy snow come through earlier today with most areas getting 1-2". there could still be a few flurries into the evening, but a bigger snow may be coming at us this weekend! tonight will be mostly cloudy for central iowa, but we could see some clearing late tonight in some areas. those areas that do clear down will be colder with light winds helping to let temps fall. it looks like there will be some sunshine around thursday morning, but more clouds are likely to roll back in during the afternoon. another little weather system will be flying into iowa thursday night with another chance for
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areas will get less than an inch and it should have ended before the friday morning commute. friday should bring us some sunshine, but also a chilly wind from the northwest at 15- 25+ mph. saturday will be a very cold day with sunny skies in the morning and then clouds in the afternoon. it looks like arctic air will push in saturday, so our temps in the early morning will start below zero for most areas. winds will be light though during the day. our next significant snowfall is looking like saturday night into sunday. right now, i am thinking we are going to see two waves of snow- the first coming
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during the day sunday. snowfall totals may exceed 4" or more before it ends. looking for some different (good) news? well, a warm-up is coming by late next week with 40s and maybe some 50s! so hang in there if you are not a fan of cold, snowy weather! brad/wxhang (adlib) jack:/ could still be a few flurries into the evening, but a bigger snow may be coming at us this weekend! tonight will be mostly cloudy for central iowa, but we could see some clearing late tonight in some areas. those areas that do clear down will be colder with light winds helping to let temps fall. it looks like there will be some sunshine around thursday morning, but more clouds are likely to roll back in during the afternoon. another little weather system will be flying into iowa thursday night with another chance for some light snow. right now it looks like most areas will get less than an inch and it should have ended before the friday morning commute. friday should bring us some sunshine, but also a chilly wind from the northwest at 15- 25+ mph. saturday will be a very cold day with sunny skies in the morning and then clouds in the
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like arctic air will push in saturday, so our temps in the early morning will start below zero for most areas. winds will be light though during the day. our next significant snowfall is looking like saturday night into sunday. right now, i am thinking we are going to see two waves of snow- the first coming saturday evening and the second coming during the day sunday. jack: harry potter fans-- rejoice! another book, is
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we visited st. ambrose cathedral in des moines to witness the ritual. the period of lent is supposed to be dedicated to reflection, prayer and often fasting. many christians also give up certain foods or luxury items. bob myers "over the years, i've given up lots of things during lent and i just haven't given a lot of thought, but i am going to commit more to my faith." deb tharnish (take font @ :07) "live my life in a more careful and studied and spiritual way, but the thing i'm going to give up is coca-cola because i really like it." jack: the ashes come from the palms from the previous palm sunday. they are typically mixed with holy water or oil. jack: we want to know -- how are you observing lent? you can connect with 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. stephanie/2shot: if you thought "harry potter" was over and done with, think again. jack: an eighth installment of the harry potter
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out this summer. it's not a traditional book. it's a hardback version of the script book for the two-part play, "harry potter and the cursed child." the play opens on july 30th in london. the book will be j.k. rowling's first harry potter publication in eight years. stephanie time for another quick break... chief meteorologist brad edwards will be back with one last look at our forecast. brad/wxhang weather adlib:
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