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candidates square off one final time before caucuses. we'll have local reaction, plus what's next on the campaign trail for frontrunners on both sides. good morning, everyone, and thanks for waking up with us this martin luther king, jr. day. elizabeth: it is now 6:00 on monday, january 18. you're waking up to several school and church closings and delays this morning, which you can see at the bottom of your screen. metinka: it is bone chilling cold with wind chills in the teens and 20's below zero. marshalltown, your wind chill at 23 below. you will need all the super warm gear and if your kids have school today, it will probably be indoor recess. headed for actual highs near 10, but make sure they wear their warm gear. they are going to need it, especially if they have to wait for the bus, or even for the ride home. it will stay cold today, but it
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maybe this season, with temperatures moderating back into the 20's and 30's. shaina: sounds good. we'll start with commitment 2016 news this morning, the democratic presidential candidates faced off last night in their final debate, just two weeks before the iowa caucuses. elizabeth: the nbc news debate comes as polls show hillary clinton and bernie sanders are locked in very close races in iowa and new hampshire. sally kidd has more from washington. mr. sanders: that is nonsense. ms. clinton: to tear it up and start over again. sally: the debate brought some of the sharpest exchanges yet among the candidates, with senator bernie sanders touting his newly released universal health care plan. mr. sanders: right now, what we have to deal with is the fact that 29 million still have no health insurance. ms. clinton: i want us to defend and build on the affordable care act and improve it. sally: the candidates also mixed it up on guns. ms. clinton: he voted against the brady bill 5 times, he voted for what we call the charleston
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mr. sanders: i think clinton knows what she says is disingenuous. sally: clinton took on sanders for reversing his support for a law that shields gun manufacturers from lawsuits. mr. sanders what i said is we : will re-look at it. we are going to re look at it and i will support stronger provisions. mr. o'malley they've both been this issue. i'm the only candidate on this stage who's passed comprehensive gun safety legislation. sally: and sparks flew over who would be toughest on wall street. ms. clinton: we're at least having a vigorous debate about reigning in wall street, republicans want to give them more power. mr. sanders i think it's time to : put the government back on their backs. mr. o'malley i have a plan that : puts cops back on wall street. alyx: the democrats will not have their next debate until february 11. that's after the voting is over
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there has been some criticism regarding the timing of the democratic debates. elizabeth: the last one was the saturday before christmas, and this one is on mlk weekend. o'malley and sanders have both accused the dnc for doing this intentionally to ensure minimal viewing. the dnc denies those claims. our crews caught up with the urbandale democrats debate watch party at the beer house last night and the metro. the below zero temperatures didn't keep them from cheering on their favorite candidates. most of the people we spoke to say, as the days prior to the caucuses dwindle, supporters are staying loyal to their candidates. >> i feel like the other side is stealing his thunder sometimes. they say they want income equality. that's bernie sanders. that is what he is. that is what i am for. >> we're so much stronger as democrats obama's plan makes so much more sense than what i've heard from bernie's plan. both plans are better than what the republicans are offering.
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are really hard. national polls don't really mean anything here. it is all in turnout and who shows up in what precinct, and how many delegates that precinct that's. i do wish we could get more national press. shaina: as we get closer and closer to the caucuses, candidates are really turning their attention to iowa. we're now just two weeks away, and kcci's alyx sacks has a preview on the campaign trail right here in the state. alyx: shaina, iowa is going to be swarming with candidates the rest of the month. this week alone, is jam packed with presidential hopefuls. let's focus on the front runners . on the democratic side hillary , clinton is back in iowa. she will be in toledo today at the civic center at 6:45. on wednesday she will be at simpson college. then, on thursday clinton will again have some star power hand in hand with her. demi lovato will join her on the university of iowa campus in iowa city.
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will be in underwood on tuesday holding a county meeting. doors open at 2:00 at umba hall. that night, senator sanders will host a town hall meeting in sioux city. now to the republican side. donald trump is busy this week, tomorrow morning he is holding a special announcement rally in winterset. then he's on the move with two more stops tuesday in altoona at prairie meadows and ames at the hansen agricultural student center. then trump will be back in the state on saturday, this time at dordt college. and senator ted cruz who is polling just behind donald trump is spending this week campaigning in new hampshire. republicans have another debate, this time right here at home at the iowa event center. that's a 8:00 on four days thursday, january 28, before the iowa caucuses. coming up in 30 minutes a look ahead at more candidates in town this week. shaina? shaina: thanks, alyx.
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morning garage fire in urbandale wakes up the neighborhood. it happened at 2817 78th street. fire officials on scene say the flames were contained to a detached garage, and no one was inside at the time so luckily no injuries. frigid overnight temperatures did freeze the closest fire hydrant, so crews had to use another one from down the street. officials tell us the garage is a total loss, but damage to the house is minimal. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. elizabeth: a community is mourning the loss of three young children and their mother this morning. they were killed in a fire early sunday on the 300 block of beech street in boxholm, about an hour northwest of des moines. the victims have been identified as 27-year-old amber sorenson, 9-year-old riley sorenson. 6-year-old autumn sorenson and 4-year-old brayden sorenson. their father was at work at the time of the fire. when boone county fire officials arrived on scene, the home was already fully engulfed. they also had to battle frigid
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>> freezing up three pumpers and three tankers and two fire hydrants, one water tower, drained and other water tower. >> it was 14 below on the bank sign just miserable working , conditions for everyone. elizabeth: the cause of the fire is still under investigation. southeast webster grand school district is planning to have grief counselors available for classmates of the victims. there is also a go-fund-me page set up for the family. it's already raised more than $24,000. you can find a link to donate on our website shaina: more breaking news just in, a police officer in danville, ohio has been found dead. officer thomas control was found dead behind the danville municipal building, and his service weapon had been taken. authorities received a call just after midnight saying a man was
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he was arrested around 1:30. and overnight we learned several americans are missing in iraq right now. an iraqi government officials says the group went missing this weekend in baghdad, and were likely kidnapped from their interpreter's home. no one has been able to contact the americans, and the u.s. embassy in baghdad says it is working with the iraqi government to locate them. and the search for 12 marines missing off the coast of hawaii, enters its fourth day. two helicopters carrying the marines in a training exercise collided last thursday, and only small pieces of debris have turned up since then. crews have been searching off oahu's north shore, but rough seas and high waves are making that search more difficult. the coast guard says at this point, there is no intention to call off or suspend the search. elizabeth: back here in iowa, still no word on the condition of a woman injured in a deadly union county crash on saturday. it happened on highway 34 between creston and afton. iowa state patrol says 61-year-old donna spare was driving a car that crossed the centerline striking 49-year-old , deanne hoffman's vehicle head
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hoffman was killed. spare was taken to methodist medical center in des moines. the crash is still under investigation. and authorities are still looking for an escaped sex offender, 26-year-old ross clouse. he did not return to the fort des moines work release facility friday. clouse was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 2014 after being convicted of third degree sexual abuse and indecent contact with a child. if you have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call police. shaina: it is 6:10 and just a few degrees outside. degree. the wind chill is still pretty brutal at nine degrees below zero, no snow is falling. still under the wind chill advisory and whole county and -- polk county and all the counties and blue until 9:00 this morning, and to the north is a
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we will have clouds early this morning, giving way to sunshine later today, and highs will be somewhat warmer than yesterday, headed for 10 degrees, but a bigger warming trend is on the way. shaina: still ahead on kcci, the hawks are hot. another big win this weekend for the iowa basketball team. how it could help them in today's new national rankings. elizabeth: and wild, deadly weather. multiple people killed in two storms in different parts of the country. we have brand new video in overnight. shaina: plus, the safety feature that's missing in several new cars. and why it's keeping services like aaa very busy lately. today hopefully you will not need aaa, it is just so bitterly cold outside. no mobile speed units from the des moines police department for the holiday so i will wait to show you the polk empty ones after the break. we will head outside and take a
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235 and 63rd street, traffic is light today. we hope you have a great drive she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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>> this is iowa's news leader.
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morning" with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, get ready for that last of cold air, two degrees in des moines. we do not have much wind but it does not take much to make it feel colder. it feels like nine degrees below in des moines. north of highway 20, wind chills 20 degrees below zero through mid morning. then conditions will be improving, with sunshine in the afternoon forecast, and highs will make it into the double digits. temperatures continue to trend upward over the next seven days, back into the 20's by midweek and 30's are on the way by the weekend. as the warmer air moves in, we have some snow chances to talk about.
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elizabeth: thank you, metinka. happening right now, people in sarasota, florida are cleaning up after a deadly weekend tornado. you can see some of the damage here. the national weather service says two people were killed when the tornado hit, but it's unclear at this point how they died exactly. four children were also hospitalized, but they are expected to be ok. thousands of people were without power for several hours, and dozens of homes, as you can see here, were completely destroyed. and in michigan, one person is dead and three others in critical condition after a series of highway crashes sunday. snow and wind caused whiteout conditions, making driving very dangerous. police say as many as 50 cars and nearly a dozen semi trucks were involved in this massive pileup near hartford. officials say they saw some vehicles driving as fast as 70 miles per hour in the storm, and want to remind people to drive safely when conditions are bad. shaina: in sports news now this , morning, we have the lineup for this weekend's nfl
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the new england patriots will face the denver broncos sunday at 2:00 p.m. here on kcci. and the arizona cardinals will take on the carolina panthers at 5:40 p.m. on fox. in college basketball now, the hawkeyes were picked to finish ninth in the big ten. today, they might be closer to ninth in the nation. the hawkeyes just keep winning. they're now undefeated in big ten play, the best start so far of the fran mccaffery era. the hawks took on michigan in front of a sold out home crowd on sunday. jarrod uthoff started the game on an 11-0 run, he ended up with 23 points for the night. peter jok also had a big night, he made four 3's to finish with 16 points. final score 82-71 iowa. the hawkeyes will play rutgers on thursday. and it's a very big monday for the iowa state cyclones. espn will be in ames today to broadcast isu's game with the second ranked oklahoma sooners. the game tips off at 8:00 p.m. iowa state is looking to avoid back to back home losses for the first time in five years. a win would also get them back
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elizabeth: on wall street, the stock market plunged hundreds of points right from the opening friday. the deep declines were sparked by tumbling oil prices. crude fell below $30 a barrel , its lowest level in 12 years. volatility in chinese markets also rattles u.s. stocks. shaina: the dow dropped 390 points friday. the nasdaq lost 126. if you're still using windows 8, it's time for an upgrade. microsoft says it has ended support for the operating system now, so users will no longer be able to block viruses or hackers. all windows 8 users can upgrade to windows 10 for free. elizabeth: the department of transportation says more u.s. flight are arriving on time. hawaii airlines and delta airlines are helping the list. more than 83% of the time in
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complaints have also risen 56% from last year. shaina: you may want to check your trunk before you hit the road again. dozens of cars no longer come with a classic safety feature. aaa says they helped more tens of thousands of drivers with tire problems in the last year, many of whom are shocked to find they don't have a spare tire in their trunk. in fact, there are a growing number of new cars that don't even have a space to store a spare. instead, cars are being equipped with tire kits, or nothing at all. >> i have a crank to crank down my spare tire that was not there. i have a crank. and i have a blowout kit. >> shop, and a little bit angry. nobody thinks to ask, do i have a spare tire? you automatically assume that you have one. shaina: 136 cars in the 2015 model year came standard with no spare tire. aaa has a comprehensive list of those vehicles on its website. experts believe cutting costs
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the driving forces behind the trend. all to change your tire. your hands would fall off. metinka: it is bone chilling cold out there this morning, two degrees now in des moines and 13 city. that is their actual temperature. make sure you bundle up, grabbed the warm mittens and super warm coat. a wind chill advisory for the blue shaded counties until 9:00 a.m., and north of that, a wind chill warning for the worst conditions with wind chills getting down to 30 degrees below zero at times. improving conditions this afternoon, however for much of the day the wind chills will stay below zero. make sure the kids are super bundled up for the bus stop.
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we are watching a couple of clouds drift in from the northwest, but there is no snow with these clouds. our next snow maker will be moving in tomorrow. timing it out with futurecast, by tuesday morning we will be tracking that snow moving in from the west. it will be arriving in des moines by 8:00 or 10:00 a.m. evening commute will be snowy. the snow moves off to the east, and a few flurries could be left over on wednesday morning with the majority of accumulating snow falling across enteral and southwest iowa. -- across central and southwest iowa. the wind chill is at nine below zero, and we have a warming trend in our 8 day forecast. the snow moves in tomorrow, out on wednesday, the 20's are back
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for the weekend, 30's are on the way. shaina: 30's is like a beach day. hopefully you do not have to be outside too much today. if you are headed out, it should be an easy drive. a lot of people have the day off. no mobile speed units from the des moines police department, but two from the polk county sheriff's office, 4800 northeast 3rd street and 7400 southeast
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own television ads. aixa: one super-pac that has spent tens of millions of dollars this campaign season, right to rise, which supports jeb bush. but the cash hasn't translated into high poll numbers. the former florida governor is struggling to reach double digits. >> you can't straight out buy an election, but it helps you stay alive. aixa: political analyst marc sandalow says while having a well-funded super pac doesn't guarantee victory, the money certainly helps. >> it's very difficult to get your message out if you don't have the money to advertise on television, to fly between new hampshire and iowa. aixa: two candidates with no super pacs, bernie sanders and donald trump. >> one of the reasons i think that trump is succeeding is he's not beholden to a lot of the donors. aixa: sandalow says running a successful campaign without a super pac is possible, but, nowadays, rare. >> you can't do that if you're just a middle class, or upper middle class person with some good ideas. you need
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behind you. elizabeth: in 2010, newt gingrich became one of the first presidential candidates to take advantage of the supreme court decision. his well-funded super pac made it possible for him to stay in the race beyond iowa and new hampshire, after losing both states. shaina: coming up on kcci at x: 30, another overnight fire. the struggles crews faced fighting the fire. plus, how the small town of boxholm is doing this morning after losing four in a house fire. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes,
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then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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shaina: right now on kcci, early morning fires. the weekend fire that turned deadly, killing a mother and three children. how the small town is reacting this morning. plus, an early morning garage fire. how the chilly conditions make fighting fires a difficult task. elizabeth: and the democrats go head to head, tackling the tough issues while tackling each other. how they squared off last night just weeks ahead of the iowa caucuses. alyx: speaking of weeks ahead, it is going to be a very easy week for presidential hopefuls. who is making a swing through the state, and what to expect in
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>> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: good morning, everyone. welcome back. i'm elizabeth klinge. shaina: and i'm shaina humphries, along with metinka. i had to snap a picture of my dashboard this morning and posted on facebook, zero degrees when i went out. metinka: the remote start is so handy on mornings like this. 14 below with the windchill in ames's. the cold air will only be sticking around for one more day. we have to muscle through today and bundle up, grab the super warm coats and mittens, headed for highs close to 10 degrees. tomorrow, snow is in the forecast, one to three inches as possible but that is because
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highs will be back in the 20's and 30's on the way for the weekend. elizabeth: thanks, metinka. in commitment 2016 news now, democratic presidential candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders went toe to toe on gun control saturday night -- sunday night while martin , o'malley struggled to be heard. weijia jiang has the story from charleston. weijia: bill and hillary clinton greeted supporters and posed for pictures following the final debate before the iowa caucuses. earlier, secretary clinton and vermont senator bernie sanders clashed on a number of issues, starting with gun control. ms. clinton: he voted for immunity for gun makers and sellers, which the nra said was the most important piece of gun legislation in 20 years. weijia: clinton slammed sanders for voting with the nra and for reversing his position on immunity for gun manufacturers. but sanders pointed to his lifetime rating of d minus with the powerful gun lobby. mr. sanders: i think secretary clinton knows what she says is very disingenuous.
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healthcare reform also dominated the discussion here in charleston. mr. sanders: in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, we should have healthcare for every man, woman, and child as a right. ms. clinto there are things we can do to improve it but to tear it up and start over again, pushing our country back into that kind of a contentious debate i think is the wrong direction. weijia: former maryland governor was also on the stage, but struggled to get a word in. >> i don't think there has been a single debate where people left saying they heard too much from martin o'malley. weijia: a new poll gives clinton a big lead nationwide over both democratic rivals, but sanders was unimpressed, and quickly mentioned he is winning in the new hampshire polls and is tied in iowa, where voters are set to caucus in just two weeks. weijia jiang, cbs news, charleston, south carolina. elizabeth: bernie sanders was the top candidate discussed on both twitter and facebook,
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south carolina holds the first-in-the-south democratic primary on saturday, february 27. it is crunch time. iowans have the chance for a lot of facetime with candidates as the caucuses draw closer. with exactly two weeks to go now kcci's alyx sacks has a look at , how the campaign looks this week. alyx: a busy week in iowa, presidential hopefuls are making stops throughout the state. let's take a look at some more candidates, starting with republicans. donald trump, carly fiorina, rick santorum will be speaking and prairie meadows on tuesday. on wednesday morning, government huckabee -- governor huckabee is holding a meet and greet. carly fiorina has several stops planned in the state, including a speech on tuesday morning in waverley and she will be
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marco rubio has a series of town hall meetings today, waverley at 9:30, ottumwa and 12:30, and coralville at 3:15. there is a republican debate next week. senator rand paul will be sitting down with us this morning at kcci, and you will want to stay tuned for that interview. he will be speaking in des moines at 11:00. stay tuned to kcci on air and online throughout the election process. elizabeth? elizabeth: thanks, alyx. the republicans are next up and will debate right now -- will debate in des moines. shaina: right now, authorities in ohio say a police officer has been found dead. just before midnight, a woman said police officers in danville were in danger, that her ex-boyfriend had weapons and was looking to kill an officer. they do have a suspect in custody.
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service weapon had been taken but did not say how the officer died. and the u.s. embassy says it's working in full cooperation with iraqi authorities to find the several americans who have gone missing in iraq. the 3 people were kidnapped by militants in baghdad from their interpreter's home. the missing americans have yet to be identified. three americans held prisoner in iran are being medically evaluated waiting for release. another detainee has chosen to remain in iran and a fifth has already arrived home in massachusetts. one of the men held hostage has been identified as a washington post reporter and another, a former u.s. marine. in exchange for their freedom the u.s. dropped charges against seven iranians. they were serving time for sanctions violations in the u.s. back here in iowa, central iowans celebrated the release of those prisoners over the weekend. living waters fellowship held a special ceremony sunday morning at riverwoods elementary. the congregation has a connection to the family of the pastor released. members met his wife a few years ago during a prayer vigil at the capital, and kept in touch with her. elizabeth: breaking overnight,
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urbandale caused quite the commotion. fire crews responded to 78th 2817 street just before 3:00 this morning. fire officials on the scene say the flames were contained to a detached garage luckily no one was inside at the time. chilly overnight temps did freeze the closest fire hydrant forcing crews to use one down the street. officials tell us the garage is a total loss, but damage to the house is minimal. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. more big stories this morning. a small town is mourning the loss of a mother and three young children after a fire destroyed their home over the weekend. >> it is a small town, everybody knows everybody anyway. it's a small community things like this are tough. elizabeth: 27-year-old amber sorenson, 9-year-old riley, 6-year-old autumn, and 4-year-old brayden were killed in the sunday morning fire. the fire happened in boxholm , about an hour northwest of des moines.
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equipment. multiple pumps, trucks, tankers and fire hydrants froze while crews were trying to fight the fire. a go-fund-me page has been setup for the family. you can find a link on our website officials in union county are investigating a deadly weekend crash. it happened saturday on highway 34 between creston and afton. 61-year-old donna spare was driving a car that crossed the centerline striking 49-year-old , deanne hoffman's vehicle head on. hoffman died following the crash. spare was taken to methodist medical center in des moines no -- in des moines. no word on her condition this morning. still to come on kcci, the story behind sean penn's secret visit with the drug lord el chapo. what he revealed in an interview with "60 minutes." plus, a near record anniversary. how long this special couple has been together. and why it wasn't the only milestone they celebrated over
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metinka: prepare for another bitterly cold weather day, but warmer temperatures are in the forecast along with a chance for snow. shaina: make sure you warm up the car. if you have a remote starter, good for you. things are looking pretty good at i-235 and valley west drive, no problems to report and traffic may be a little lighter today. she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton.
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...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. nothing more, nothing less. so we got the sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it. all prized cuts, all well-marbled for richness and flavor. this is where those three wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them, and that seals in the juices of the burger. it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger.
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metinka: bundle up, it is another really cold morning. two degrees in des moines, but no snow is falling so your commute should be dry. it feels like nine degrees below zero in des moines, and at times wind chills could be 20 below, especially north of highway 20. we will have some sunshine and temperatures will be a little bit warmer than yesterday. northern iowa or make it above zero and in des moines, we are heading for a high of 10 degrees. make sure the kids are bundled up, especially if they have to wait at the bus stop. most places will have indoor research -- indoor recess, but they will need to heavy jackets. elizabeth: thank you. some people say sean penn helped capture one of the world's most wanted men. last night on "60 minutes," penn sat down with charlie rose to
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chapo. here's some of what he had to say. sean penn: i was not present to report on the things that people would like to see reported on. i was not present at murders. i was not present to see narcotics. what i was present for i wrote to use for an article about the war against drugs. charlie rose: you're not naive. you knew if sean penn went to mexico, you know that was a big story. you are not naive. it is inevitable. sean: no, no no. elizabeth: elizabeth: that that is an unusual situation. shaina: you can watch the
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elizabeth: david bowie is making his mark even after his shocking death. david bowie's "blackstar" has debuted at number one on billboard's top 200 album chart. bowie's final album sold 181,000 units in its first week of release earning the singer his , first-ever number on album in the u.s. news of bowie's death also fueled sales of his previous material, as nine albums from his catalog debuted on or reentered the album chart. shaina: such a legend. a couple in california had twice the reason to throw a party this weekend. nicholas and rafaela ordaz celebrated their 82nd wedding anniversary. the entire family was there to mark the occasion. from their kids to great-great grandkids. mr. ordaz also turned 102 last friday. the couple does have some advice about how to make a marriage last. they say the secret is in respect, affection, and not sweating the small stuff. the ordaz family is not too far
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longest marriage ever record. the world record for longest marriage is 86 years. a whole lifetime for someone. elizabeth: a couple of lifetimes for some people. now here's a photo that's been blowing up the internet. it shows the special bond between a south dakota bride and her service dog. valerie parrott and her medical alert service dog bella have been a team for two years. val suffers from panic disorders and migraines and bella helps by calming her down. she even has her own blog , detailing the life of a service dog team. it is good they are getting the word out. shaina: metinka will be back with your full 8 day forecast just ahead after the break. >> the latest on the americans released from iran, we will talk with the brother of the washington post correspondent.
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>> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning, it is cold again so dress really warmly as you head out.
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des moines, zero in ames, and temperatures below zero across eastern and northeastern iowa. the coldest conditions are across eastern and northeast iowa, with wind chills in the 20's below zero but in central iowa, it feels like the teens below. the wind chill advisory continues for all these blue shaded counties until 9:00. the wind chill warning in effect across northern iowa until 9:00 for the worst conditions. we will see improving weather by the afternoon, and the wind will be calm, we will have sunshine, and the temperatures will be a little bit warmer. we are headed to 10 degrees today but the wind chills will stay at or just below zero. a warm-up is in the forecast.
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our next snow maker is coming from and it will be quickly moving in. about 6 a.m. tomorrow morning -- 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning in western iowa moving into the metro. we will have a few snow showers or flurries left over in -- on wednesday morning. we are expecting accumulating snows, generally one to three inches of light, fluffy snow, maybe some areas picking up close to four inches. right now the roads are in great shape, two degrees. the wind chill is at nine degrees below with a wind coming in from the west. the snow will move out and warmer temperatures will move in , although highs remain pretty 20 -- pretty chilly. a little bit more snow moving in on sunday. at least temperatures are headed
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shaina: somehow the 20's and 30's will feel good. the morning commute might be a little bit lighter today since a lot of people have the day off. the holiday is the reason there is no mobile speed units from the police department today, but there are two from polk county at 4800 north east 3rd street and 7400 southeast 6th avenue. elizabeth: an ohio police officer found dead overnight and
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another early morning fire. shaina: news to go at 6:54, officers in ohio are investigating the death of one of their own. authorities found officer thomas cottrell dead behind a building in danville. just before midnight they got a call saying the police were in danger. they do have one suspect in custody. and two of the americans held prisoner in iran are back in the u.s. three of them are being evaluated and waiting for release. another has chosen to remain in iran. the u.s. dropped charges against seven iranians in exchange for their freedom. elizabeth: back here in iowa, urbandale officials are investigating an early morning garage fire.
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78th street just before 3:00. they say the flames were contained to a detached garage . no one was inside at the time. chilly overnight temps froze the closest fire hydrant, forcing crews to find another one. the garage is considered a total loss. and the town of boxholm is mourning the loss of a mother and three young children. an early sunday morning fire destroyed their home. 27-year-old amber sorenson, 9-year-old riley, 6-year-old autumn, and 4-year-old brayden were all killed in that morning blaze. and hydrants froze while crews were fighting the fire. fresh off the debate stage, the democratic candidates are back on the campaign trail this morning. the two democratic front runners will be in the state this week, candidates. alyx sacks has your campaign tracker. alyx: three front runners will be in the state, while ted cruz
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hillary clinton will be sprinkling in a little more star power with the help of demi lovato at the university of iowa on thursday. bernie sanders has stops in sioux city and carroll. donald trump, carly fiorina, rick santorum, and mike huckabee will all be speaking at the 10th annual renewable fuel summit. shaina: today is one of the days you will need scarf, gloves, hat. metinka: it is downright cold, wind chills below zero statewide. the actual temperature in des moines is to degrees, but the wind chills will be at or just below zero. the wind chills throughout the afternoon stay below zero, despite not having much wind.
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the forecast around 6:00 a.m. and will move out just shortly after the evening commute. we will pick up one to three inches of snow, but it could slow you down tomorrow. a warming trend with highs in the 30's over the weekend. shaina: expect lighter traffic today, since most people have the day off. we have a couple of mobile speed units. 4800 north east 3rd street. 7400 southeast 6th avenue. drive times will be as fast as they will be all day today, 11 minutes from ankeny to get downtown, 29 from newton. elizabeth: thank you so much for joining us this morning. hopefully you can stay warm. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china...
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