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good morning and happy valentine's day to you. it's 5 a.m. sunday, february 4 team. we will get to this top stories that one top story to be aware of today -- the weather forecast . snow last night and more to come this morning, frank. frank: temperatures have been very cold, too. it has not been melting like this past storm that we got earlier last week. super doppler 8, snow off to the west of the metro. heavy bands embedded through dallas, guthrie, creston, along highway 34. lighter snow off to the north and east all of it moving off so it's this and here that will be impacting us here in the des moines metro. temperatures very cold and it's been the other big story this weekend. 17 ames and this snow is falling
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mostly covered with snow and ice. wind chill is a factor this morning right around zero. snow sticking around to the morning. thankfully, temperatures rise. by early afternoon, the snow starts to move out. big-time warm up just around the corner, i will tell you win coming up. alyx: an election-year battle brewing on the future of the supreme court. with the death of justice scalia setting off a debate about who should nominate the replacement. >> president obama says he will nominate justice scalia's successor in due time but it will likely be an uphill battle. after his sudden death, president obama expressed 79-year-old "a brilliant, energetic justice." >> there will be plenty of time
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responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. >> mitch mcconnell who sets the senate schedule says the american people should have a voice in the selection of their next supreme court justice and it should not be filled until we have a new president. the candidates weighed in during the cbs news debate saturday night. >> i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everyone to stop it. it's called -- delay, delay. >> we should let the next president the side. >> how can we create some healing in this land? we need people on the bench who understand the constitution is not a living and breathing document but should be interpreted. >> they need someone with a proven record, someone like justice scalia. >> we will not give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation.
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outrageous they are already pledging to block. bernie sanders who serves in the senate says, let us get on with it and vote on a nominee. alyx: law professors are reacting to his death. former drake law dean walker met him twice. he visited the campus to times, once in the 1990's and again in 2002. he gave a lecture on constitutional law. walker remembers him being very gracious with the law students. >> very giving of his time. he was able to laugh at himself. he did not shrink from the expression you see from his opinions. alyx: he is one of 11 supreme court justices who have visited the school. one iowa senator cautioned the president in making an appointment to the high court. senator chuck grassley is the chairman of the judicial committee and said, "the fact of the matter is it's been standard
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to not confirm supreme court nominees during a presidential election year. it only makes sense we defer to the american people who will elect a new president to select the next supreme court justice." he was appointed in 1986. breaking news we brought you for saturday morning right here on kcci. ongoing investigation to a deadly officer involved shooting in urbandale. officers responded to a complaint at the holiday inn and a scuffle began with one of the sus acts who then fired a gun. officers filed back and kill the man. two female suspects ran away but are now in custody. they are not saying how many officers are involved in the shooting. >> and that been a struggle with a suspect. they ended up pulling a gun.
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our officers returned fire. alyx: no names have been released and the investigation is ongoing. police say 45-year-old reginald douglas fired shots friday night on university avenue near drake university. no one was injured but university avenue was shut down for a short time. now facing weapons charges and a drug charge. the time is now 5:05 a.m. it's a little chilly out there, as if you needed another reason to cuddle up. frank: it's cold outside. stay inside if you can. on satellite radar, notice this counterclockwise spin right here, small area of low pressure moving through the northern part of the state you can see out ahead of it. another snow band developing and on the backside we might wrap in a little more snow through the
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and by this afternoon, pretty much all out if you're in the des moines metro. 15 and is in a little warmer than we were waking up yesterday morning. i warm front lifting through that area of low pressure. these are current temperatures, 20's in rapid city. 25 kansas city. warmer air headed our way. look at these high temperatures today. 49 north platte, 50 rapid city. starting to work its way and we will be back in the 30's today. i will tell you when coming up. alyx: despite the forecast, a lot of people are dreaming of warmer weather this weekend for the des moines home and garden show. a lot to check out including fire pits, fireplaces, and a gazebo. it was a great way to think spring in the middle of winter. >> i'm starting to get spring fever.
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alyx: if you have not yet had a chance, it's open today from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. iowa state cyclones are back at it with a big man down low. the practice-related suspension came to an end and the cyclones are better because of it. he set out the last two games. they beat oklahoma state that fell to texas tech last night for a top 25 showdown. the cyclones then bounced back with an 85-75 w. a big ten showdown as the hawkeyes try to bounce back after a tough loss to indiana. 19-5 hawks will take on the gophers from minnesota.
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on btn. grammy time -- preparations underway for tomorrow night's show. how artists plan to honor past performances.
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>> this is a high leader. this is kcci eyewitness news weekend with alex stack. frank: welcome back and happy valentine's day. the time is 5:11 a.m. snow out there and very chilly temperatures but warmer than yesterday. hanging out in the teens in many locations. dodge at 14. the wind breezy out of the south and east on the south side of the south side of a low pressure system moving through. 14 mile-per-hour wind out here in des moines. in the role areas, keep that in mind. this is pretty neat on satellite radar. this is moving through pulling
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as this system departs it may wrap in some more moisture on the less side. chilly temperatures today, but if you like the warm weather, it's on the way. 30's friday and saturday. any snow we get today, we will be melting this week. alyx: thanks frank. the biggest night in music is almost here. that's right the grammys. many artists will be taking the stage to perform monday night. cbs news caught up with some of them to see how the preparations are going. >> it's a more real when it's obviously the real thing a. [laughter] >> we got there is a little bit in nashville but i'm excited. alyx: as well as handing out awards artists will also be paying tribute to some of the world greatest late artists including david bowie. nile rodgers talks about the performance he has planned for tomorrow night.
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tunes. and we've sort of, in the way that i arranged it like a mash up. so there will be a couple of things that are mashed together. it's really i'm very proud. it's cool. alyx: something to look forward to. cbs's suzanne marques shows us what's in store for tomorrow night's grammy awards. hello from the outside >> audiences can say hello to adele. the british superstar returns to the grammy stage to perform a song from her record-smashing album 25. taylor swift will open the show for the second time in three years. swift is up for 7 awards including album of the year. she goes up against kendrick lamar who leads with 11 nominations, country star chris stapleton, r&b artist the weeknd and southern rockers alabama shakes. lady gaga is slated to give one of the night's most highly
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tribute to the late david bowie. she has something very cool planned. >> she has something very cool planned. she's been rehearsing in an undisclosed location. >> ll cool j will host music's biggest night for the fifth consecutive year. he says the bowie tribute is not to be missed. >> it's gonna be an amazing night. people are going to be blown away. >> the grammys are also a forum for new artists including soul singer andra day. she'll duet with ellie goulding. >> right now i'm not too nervous but day of it's gonna happen. >> day is also up for two grammys. suzanne marques, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: the 58th annual grammy awards air tomorrow night. the eagles also plan to play tribute to glenn frey plus lionel richie will be honored. it all starts at 7:00 p.m., monday night, right here on kcci.
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the nba as all star weekend is here. and while golden state's steph curry has been killing it all season with the 3-ball he didn't come out on top of the 3 point competition. he definitely showed off his 3 ball well. but fellow teammate klay thompson was the leading scorer in both rounds. he made all 5 attempts from the moneyball rack worth 2 points each. thompson also tied curry's total of 27 from last year. and of course everyone's favorite, the slam dunk competition. boy was it one to remember. aaron gordon from the orlando magic and zack lavine from the minnesota timberwolves battled into a dunk off. defending champ lavine was named the champion once again. but not without a fight from gordon. some insane dunks last night from both players. and who knew kevin hart had game. last night warriors draymond
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comedian to see who was the best shooter between the two. although green was nailing them good kevin hart would top green in the 3 point shoot out 13 to 12. all the players will be back out on the court today in canada. they will play in the 65th all star game tonight at 7 on tnt. it's the first the game will be held outside the u.s.. so here it is. can you slamdunk? frank: if i tried that, i would probably have some broken bones. i will try to slamdunk the forecast for you, how about that? snow falling through much of the overnight hours. another way of just off to the west and moving off to the east getting in on some snow right now in waterloo. if we zoom in a dell, parry, back along highway 169 toward winterset, a moderate and of
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now and stewart also seeing some snow. it might be dicey out there this morning with moderate snow down there as well. temperatures chilly with snow sticking to the ground not melting right away. 15 and's, make sure you bundle up out there. beautiful downtown skycam and the snow is just starting to move back in. snow is breezy. preliminary snow totals at the highest just off the metro. night of 1.2 inches at the another inch or two today as this is a little area of low pressure and there is a warm friend right here that will be lifting to the state today and eventually will start to warm things up again. the one front lifting through the state in an area of low pressure will actually
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the east. behind it things start to warm up for next week and will start to feel better around here temperature-wise. keeping the snow around this morning. it ready much tapers off to flurries here and it might stick to the east and warmer temperatures will be following this system. expecting right around 3 inches in the metro. higher amounts to the north and east. lower amounts to the south and west. there is still a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. mainly just to the northeast of the metro. highs topping out in the low 30's. keep that in mind and visibility could be a little limited. watch out for some slick spots. here are the warmer temperatures you've been waiting for. monday -- 37. keeping and i on tuesday with
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jumping right back and the 50's thursday, friday, saturday. >> coaching changes for iowa and minnesota wild and they get
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the they were be able to beat oklahoma state but texas tech, getting the start over for mckay making the most of his time. one hand in the opening minute. off the bench, they were off six and then the double-team sliced and diced. monte morris, cyclones in the groove offensively. on an absolute terror. barry's the three. another, another, another. he had it locked in late in the cyclops -- second half. the cyclones just with a two-point lead at the break. second half, the cyclones start to pull away. watching on, then there he is.
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the cyclones get it done 85-75 and a total team effort including -- you know the phrase dynamic duo confused a lot that it really applies here. they came into the game and absolutely worked. >> a lot of guys did a lot of things. with eight rebounds -- a lot of these guys, but when those two are locked in its phenomenal. >> great point guard getting me the ball in all the right spots. it is what it is. montes seems to find me in the second half from half court. he just finds me when there is the daylight. he really makes me look good. i/o him the world, seriously. >> we knew they were switching ball screens. taylor, felix, anybody on george.
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bigger guy. running the clock, trying to get our best shot. >> a solid homecoming for jamil with four blocks and seven rebounds. head coach said he's proud and now it's about moving forward. next up, hitting the road to face baylor. >> the up-and-down season is on the way back up big time. they took a winning streak and the shockers had a 43 game winning streak -- 43. uni looking good getting a lot of help off the bench from unlikely sources. a three from the top of the key. uni leading by 11 at the half.
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they tie at 44 but the panthers answer the call. stepping inside the arc and he hit one with 11 points and four assists. handing which it is state its first hall loss in nearly three years taking down the shockers 53-50, another big time win. they've already defeated number one north carolina, iowa state, and now wichita. they are still just 8-6 in the valley play, for out from the first place. women are struggling as well falling 79-69 and they fall to 4-9 in big 12 play. and iowa state freshman record with 18 rebounds. mike yeo has been fired and they are calling up john torchetti who took over the iowa wild
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15-28 3-3 and had a lot of talent go up to minnesota. also coaching back in houston when they were the houston arrows. this will be his third nhl interim job. he had that title with the panthers and kings. we caught up with them after the iowa wild about his move to minnesota. >> moving forward, i just think for the guys i have not worked with, i am looking forward to meeting them and going over our roles as a team and what's expected moving forward. to pretty exciting time. >> good luck to torch. a great guy to work with. des moines buccaneers fall as well at home and to madison. working all year to make it to next year's state tournament. they punched their ticket. jonathan high, the three a qualified or.
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penning his way to a win. gets the takedown. he is on to safe. jake waters takes down pollmeyer with a 4-0 decision. michael zachary heading to state with a dominant major decision. we've got some history in the water saturday. the first ever boys state swim title led by the champ in the 100 fly. he also came in 10th and had a great moment with the athletic association honoring mark crowd should been a swim coach for 40 years.
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>> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is kcci 8 news this morning.
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alyx: making his mark. right now the u.s. supreme court is mourning the loss of one of their own. how the white house is reacting this morning. plus going head to head. republican presidential candidates are cooling off this morning after a late night headed debate. the issues they couldn't agree on. and where they shift their focus right now. and we're keeping an eye on the roads for you this morning. snow hitting much of the state. this is a look at statewide . frank: i think you will be just fine. we are looking between one and 2 inches on the ground expecting another one or two in the metro as this next wave rolls through. happy valentine's day. alyx: happy valentine's day to everyone out there. a good day to cuddle up, watching a movie. don't go outside.
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chilly this morning. super doppler 8, the next round of snow just off to the west, light snow downtown. if you are out around a dell, moderate snow fall. 17 des moines, 15 ames, factoring in that little bit of wind and it feels a little color. one below ames and here is the day planner with light snow continuing. notice how we rise temperature wise. noontime, 26 and we're back in the 30's this afternoon with snow pretty much done by 1 p.m. back in the 50's and i will let you know when coming up. died saturday. he was 79. scalia was one of the court's most influential conservative members. aixa diaz is in our washington bureau with reaction from the
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>> president obama called justice scalia, "one of our time." >> he dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy, the rule of law. >> his death immediately sparked a political battle about who should nominate his successor. many republicans are calling for the seat to be filled once next president takes over. president obama says the decision is bigger than any one party. >> i think of a film i constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in due time and there will be plenty of time for me to be able to do so and for the senate to the village responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. >> and obama nominee is likely to face opposition from republicans learning about -- worried about losing a conservative. justice was confirmed in 1986 after a 98-0 vote.
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alyx: he decided big cases on abortion and affirmative action. many recent cases have been decided in a five for margin so this could have major repercussions. -- a 5-4 margin. drake university law professors are reacting to the announcement of scalia's death. >> he helped the court become what it is today and some historians think this is the most conservative supreme court we've ever had. alyx: scalia visited drake's campus twice over the past 3 decades. he met with students and gave a lecture on constitutional law. scalia is one of 11 supreme court justices who have visited the university. turning to commitment 2016 news. things got heated at the cbs news republican debate in south carolina. donald trump has a strong lead in the polls but he got into several scuffles with his fellow candidates for president. cbs's craig boswell reports. the ninth republican debate started with questions
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president obama says he will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice. but several candidates agreed the next president should make that choice. >> i would like the president for once to put the country first. the debate then quickly turned south. >> we will not allow barack obama to make one more political appointee. >> let me just say -- jeb is so wrong. >> obviously, the war and iraq is a big fat mistake. george bush made a mistake. you make mistakes but that one was a beauty. >> well donald trump was building a reality tv show my mother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. >> the south carolina primary is one week away and may decide to
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for marco rubio, a chance to redeem himself after faltering in the last of eight. >> the family is the most important thing in society. alyx: the time now is 5:36 a.m. on your valentine's day. any special plans today with a special certain someone? frank: i will just stay inside, maybe a movie or something. a nice day to chill out indoors. it's cold. you can see satellite radar with some impulse poling through the metro. just off to the north and west, an area of low pressure that will be moving through. not a whole lot going on behind it so as it pulls out it may wrap in a little snow on the backside and then we are high-end drive the rest of the date.
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the wind has been breezy out of the south and east so it feels like temperatures this morning are down around zero. 20's bismarck rapid city. this is a warm front sliding through the region. notice these warmer temperatures -- doesn't this feel nice? we will have to wait several days to get that kind of warmth but it's on the way. when we could be back in the 50's and our forecast coming up. alyx: right now. a 5.8 magnitude earthquake is being reported in new zealand. the quake shook the city of christchurch early this morning but there were no immediate reports of serious damage. although the quake was strong enough to prompt some stores to evacuate customers and shake items from shelves. next week is the 5-year anniversary of a more powerful quake destroyed much of the city centre and killed nearly 200 people. fortunately no tsunami warning was issued. you saw the story first right
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urbandale police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting. >> i think our people and the staff at the hotel last nigth did an amazing job. alyx: officers responded to a drug complaint just after 4 saturday morning to the holiday inn on merle hay road. a scuffle began with one of the suspects when he fired a gun. officers then fired back and killed the man. two female suspects are now in custody. officials are not saying how many officers were involved, we are still waiting to learn the name of the victim. more big stories. the search for an escaped research goat cost the university of iowa around $10,000. officials captured the goat nicknamed william the goat earlier this week. he escaped back in january while being transferred from a portable carrier to a vehicle. also at the university of iowa researchers are teaming up with a theatre group to tackle bullying. together, they're introducing an online bullying toolkit.
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bullying. it's meant as an arts-related resource for teachers to help handle issues related to bullying. one of the lead researchers hopes the art-based program appeals to students' emotions. >> we want them to really focus on bullying, which is an emotional experience, and turn the communication toward a more positive interaction rather than bullying. still ahead on kcci josh brolin and george clooney star in the new film comedy hail, caesar. we will find out our reviewer john pascuzzi is laughing. plus a man gives up his life savings to send not just one, but nearly 30 kids to college. why he says its worth it to give these children the opportunity
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next on kcci. frank: the valentine's day, 542 a.m. here's from the iowa state university school net webcam. the extra careful as you head out this morning. state. i'll go and it is the cold spot carol. out of the south and east at 10-15 miles per hour. if you are out in the rural areas, you could have some limited visibility at times. cycling off to this say it's
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that on the radar map. today, the first warmer day, back in the 30's for highs. we are staying at or near average and then we really jump into the loaf it these and that something to look forward to for sure. alyx: what do you get a five-year-old who has nothing? what about the gift of a lifetime times 26. that is what happened to a special group of the california kindergartners thanks to a gift they will never forget. >> five minus two is a far cry from advanced oculus but rio vista elementary puts a big emphasis on college even in her kindergarten class. it's not too young to start now? the cost of tuition makes that elusive and these a beauty first
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college which is where marty comes in. they've donated plenty of school supplies and sweatshirts but recently marty said he had an announcement to make. >> i was thinking a pizza party or maybe some pencils. and he offers a game changer for their life. >> again changer for marty as well. a lifelong sailor who got married at sea was planning to build a 40-foot dreamboat chantilly sunday church sermon on charity made him think twice. >> you had every intention of sailing off into the sunset. >> that's right. >> but something bigger came along. >> i'm going to pay pre-or college tuition and everything you need to get through. -- pay for all of your college. >> will you have to postpone
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>> the only condition is they have to send a picture or essay every year. >> i want them to visualize their goal, visualize what life will be like as a college graduate. >> for him to remove that roadblock infuses them with a realistic hope. this is not just some pipe dream anymore. >> from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much. >> he changes their families future and their child's future. >> circled the date for the class of 2032. >> we will have a party for all of them. >> their future is secure even before first grade. cbs news, anaheim. alyx: incredible story.
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welcome back. waking up to a little bit of snow out there this morning. super doppler 8, a moderate band of snow on the west side of town back down i-35 towards preston indo clo -- and oceolo. right of a central iowa you can see on the east side of dallas county now pulling into downtown des moines. it's a very cold morning temperatures in the teens. in des moines, 17 . carol right around 15 just out to the west. wind chill only at 3 and wind out of the southeast a little breezy. preliminary snowfall totals. ames 3 inches, boone 20 -- 2 inches. officially at des moines airport late last night 1.2 inches. you can see this off to the north and west pulling through
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on the backside we will wrap in just a little bit more snow before this holds up this afternoon starting to cool out. here's the area of low pressure: through the state. wind out of the south and east and eventually temperatures that will warm up a little bit. they'll start to melt this coming week. futurecast, like at times moderate snowfall. that is with a low will be as it transitions out of the state. by this afternoon most of it overran then i think it's just lingering flurries tonight for maybe a few pieces of sunshine on monday. generally expecting another inch or two of snow. again, heavier amounts to the north and east should see 5 inches. just about the same for fort dodge. winter weather advisory in effect until 6 p.m. tonight
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the west for dallas county and points east generally expecting between two and 5 inches of snow with this system. 31 high temperature today. wind out of the southeast 10-15. watch out for some slick spots. we will not be melting that snow at least today but tomorrow, we will. the next chance of snow tuesday and we keep an eye on that for you. 36 wednesday and then we jump ball the way back to the low 50's again by thursday. alyx: with cold temperatures in the recent forecasts, maybe it's a good idea to head to a movie. a brand-new movie that looks a lot like an old one. let us see if he thinks "he'll caesar" is great or not. >> is from the coen brothers, the team that wrought us no
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josh brolin is eddie mannix for capital pictures in 1950's hollywood. his job is to keep the studio stars out of headlines and he has his hands full especially with their biggest star, baird whitlock - george clooney, who could jeopardize their big biblical movie, "hail, caesar." >> you listen to me, buster. >> shut up. >> you're going to give that speech in your going to believe every word you say. you're going to do because you are an actor and that's what you do. just like the writer, the script grow, you are going to do it because the picture has were fan you have worth you serve the picture and he will never forget that again. >> featuring in all-star ensemble cast.
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hollywood. it's a bit fractured but if you are a fan of the golden age you will forgive the mrs. and enjoy all of the biggest hits. "hail, caesar." not their best, but what the hail, it's a coen brothers film. for kcci 8 news, this is john pascuzzi at the movies. [applause] alyx: you got me there. next week john reviews, a different kind of super hero movie "deadpool," starring ryan reynolds. kcci 8 news time now we're waking up to a chilly xx 17 degrees this morning and some snow flakes. this is a live look out over
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gloomy over those sky rises. alyx: welcome back to kcci. while much of the country is shivering through an arctic chill only a polar bear could sunday morning's lee cowan love headed up north toward the , real arctic. to see how these magnificent animals are faring on their home turf. >> on the edge of canada's arctic along the western shore
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the earth. it can feel like you're utterly alone up here but then, out in all that white, a pair of sleepy, dark eyes slowly open, revealing what we came all this way to see. and apparently, the world's largest land predator, came to see us too. i mean for me, this is mind blowing. but how rare is this to see here? >> well, it's pretty common to see polar bears out here this time of year. but it's not as common to see a big old male like that just come and lay down next to the buggy. >> it's unreal. >> that is a pretty impressive site. >> the buggy is a tundra buggy.
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tour bus and a monster truck. >> 20 minutes from launch. >> and it's where steve amstrup does much of his work as chief scientist for polar bears international, a private group campaigning for the bears' conservation. >> in the united states, we have listed polar bears as a threatened species under the u.s. endangered species act, and they were listed as threatened not necessarily because of their current status, but because of what we anticipate their future status to be. alyx: then at 9:30, "face the nation with john dickerson." here's a look at some of the stories he's working on. >> the day after the debates, live from south carolina, john dickerson talks with donald trump and marco rubio, plus the latest numbers on "face the nation," america's number one
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alyx: then coming up today on kcci "close up," it's an issue affecting more than a half million low income and disabled iowans, but it's also one many have a hard time understanding. the plan to privatize medicaid in iowa has its detractors. critics continue to warn the change could impact patient services, while those in favor say that's not true and something needs to be done to rein in the rising cost of medicaid. today on "close up," we unravel the details and the concerns with guests pam jochum, senate president, and governor terry branstad. "close up" airs at 10:30 a.m., right after "face the nation." today's top stories are straight ahead on your morning news leader. stay with us, everyone. another full hour of kcci 8 news this morning weekends starts right now. >> you're watching kcci 8 news. alyx: right now on kcci, two big stories. first, the gop candidates are resting up this morning after a very heated debate. the attacks they took on one another and where their focus turns now. plus, the u.s. is mourning the
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antonin scalia. how the country is handling this news, and how they plan to move forward. we are also waking up to some snow flurries this morning. the roadways may be slick. we are going to be taking a look through the statewide road conditions for you at 511ia.org. blue means partially covered in pink means completely covered. central iowa roads are mainly just blew but they could be slick -- just blue, but they could be slick. frank: we have a moderate band of snow, indicated by the dark blue. down around ottumwa right now, a moderate band pushing through.
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creston to osceola and toward chariton, that is where the heaviest snow is falling. 18 in des moines, 16 in des moines -- in ames. you will need to bundle up as you go out to shovel. definitely layer up. the wind chills are also a factor, down around zero or just below to the north. rising temperatures by noon, we're back in the 20's, 30's by this afternoon. the 8 day forecast, a big warm up. you will love it. alyx: thanks, frank. an election-year battle is brewing over the future of the supreme court. from the white house, to capitol hill, to the campaign trail, the death of justice antonin scalia is setting off debate over who should nominate the replacement. aixa diaz reports from our washington bureau. aixa: president obama says he will nominate justice scalia's successor in due time, but getting that person confirmed
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after antonin scalia's sudden death, president obama expressed his condolences and called the 79-year-old a brilliant and energetic justice. the president also announced his intention of choosing a supreme court justice nominee. pres. obama: there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. aixa: but republican majority leader mitch mcconnell, who sets the senate's schedule, says, "the american people should have a voice in the selection of their next supreme court justice, and the vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." candidates weighed in on the president's expected nomination during the cbs news debate on saturday night. mr. trump: i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it, it's called delay, delay, delay. mr. kasich: i think we should let the next president decide who is going to run that supreme court. dr. carson: we should be thinking about how we can create some healing in this land. mr. rubio: we need to put people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a living and breathing document, it is to be interpreted as
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mr. bush: the next president needs to appoint someone with a proven conservative record similar to justice scalia. mr. cruz: the senate needs to stand strong and say we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation. aixa: hillary clinton says it's outrageous republicans have already pledged to block whomever the president nominates. bernie sanders, who serves in the senate, says, let's get on with it and vote on a nominee. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. alyx: bringing the conversation home drake law professors are , reacting to scalia's death. former drake law dean, david walker met with him twice. scalia visited the campus two times, once in the 1990's and in 2002. scalia met with students and gave a lecture on constitutional law. walker says he remembers scalia being very gracious with the law students. >> he was very giving of his time and was able to laugh at himself, didn't shrink from the kind of expression you'd see in his opinions. alyx: scalia is one of 11
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visited the school. president in making an appointment to the high court. iowa senator chuck grassley is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. grassley said, "the fact of the matter is that it's been standard practice over the last 80 years to not confirm supreme court nominees during a presidential election year. it only makes sense that we defer to the american people, who will elect a new president to select the next supreme court justice." scalia was the longest-serving justice on the current court. he was appointed in 1986. now to an update on the breaking news we brought you first on kcci, the ongoing investigation into a deadly officer-involved shooting is happening in urbandale. just after 4:00 saturday morning, officers responded to a drug complaint at the holiday inn on merle hay road. a scuffle began with one of the suspects, who then fired a gun. officers then fired and killed the man. two female suspects ran away but
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officials are not saying how many officers were involved in the shooting. >> they ended up in a struggle with one of the suspects, who ended up pulling a gun. one shot was fired by him and our officers returned fire. alyx: no names have been released in this investigation as it is ongoing. and police say 45-year-old reginald douglas fired gun shots into the sky friday night. it happened outside platinum kutz on university avenue near drake university. the good news no one was injured , but university avenue was shut down for a short time. douglas is now facing two weapons charges and a drug charge. time now, 6:06, we will check in with frank. frank: happy valentine's day. we are looking at a little area of low pressure. you see that little spin right there? that is an area of low pressure and it is neat when you
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giving us a little bit of snow, temperatures are starting to warm up. 18 in des moines and audubon, and 15 in creston. temperatures a little warmer out to the west behind this cold front that excluding its way through. here's a little bit of valentine's day history, the warmest day was back in 1954, 68 degrees. the coldest night it was 14 below in 1936. most snowfall was in 2003 where we got about five inches of snow. in 2000 10, we had 13 inches of snow pack on the ground. -- in 2010, we had 13 inches of snow pack on the ground. alyx: despite the forecast, a lot of people are dreaming of warmer weather this weekend at the des moines home and garden show.
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including firepits, fireplaces and gazebos. if you haven't had the chance to get to the show, no worries. the show is open today from 10:00 to 6:00. tickets are $12 at the door for adults. the iowa state cyclones are back at it with their big man down low. jameel mckay's practice-related suspension came to an end saturday. mckay sat out the last two games, including a win against oklahoma state and a loss against texas tech. 24th ranked texas in ames last night for a top 25 showdown. the cyclones bounce back to win it 85-75. scott reister will have more coming up in sports. and it'll be a big 10 showdown tonight in iowa city. the hawkeyes trying to bounce back after a tough loss to indiana. the 19-5 hawks will take on the golden gophers of minnesota. last year, the gophers beat the hawkeyes in iowa city.
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tipoff is tonight at 6:30 live on btn. ahead on kcci, it's grammy time. preparations underway right now for tomorrow night's big show, and how artists plan to honor past performers. plus, who's got game? it's nba all star weekend in toronto. the top competitions for the weekend, and the history they
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all next when we return. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: welcome back, just about ready to turn over to 6:12. to a little bit of snow out there. you can see in madison county, do have the snow. keep in mind, some of those roads might be a little slick, especially the side streets. they are starting to warm up, teens ready much across the board. the wind out of the south have
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near 10 to 15 miles per hour, so keep that in mind. satellite radar, you can see that spin off of northwest iowa. expecting a couple more inches of snow may be in the metro. how about these temperatures, 30's today, back in the mid-30's by tomorrow, and we jump big-time on thursday back into the low 50's. alyx: the biggest night in music is almost here. that's right, the grammys. many artists will be taking the stage to perform monday night. cbs news caught up with some of them to see how the preparations are going. >> it felt great. >> i mean it's always more real when it's obviously the real thing. but it was good. >> we got to rehearse in nashville a little bit a couple of days ago. it was good to sort of reiterate that here. but it feels great.
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alyx: as well as handing out awards artists will also be , paying tribute to some of the world's greatest late artists, including david bowie. nile rodgers talks about the performance he has planned for tomorrow night. >> it's basically a medley of nine tunes. and we've sort of, in the way that i arranged it like a mash up. so there will be a couple of things that are mashed together. it's really, i'm very proud. it's cool. alyx: a lot to look forward to. cbs's suzanne marques shows us what's in store for tomorrow night's big awards. suzanne: audiences can say hello to adele. the british superstar returns to the grammy stage to perform a song from her record-smashing album "25." taylor swift will open the show for the second time in three years. swift is up for seven awards, including album of the year. , record of the year, and song of the year.
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nominations, country star chris stapleton, r&b artist the weekend and southern rockers alabama shakes. lady gaga is slated to give one of the night's most highly anticipated performances, a tribute to the late david bowie. ll cool j: she has something very cool planned. she has been rehearsing off-site at an undisclosed location. suzanne: ll cool j will host music's biggest night for the fifth consecutive year. he says the show is not to be messed. ll cool j: it's going to be an amazing night. i think people will be blown away. suzanne: the grammys are also a forum for new artists, including soul singer andra day. she'll duet with ellie goulding. andra: right now, i'm not too nervous but day of, it's going to happen. suzanne: day is also up for two grammys. suzanne marques, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: a star-studded event. the 58th annual grammy awards air tomorrow night.
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tribute to glenn frey. plus lionel richie will be honored. it all starts at 7:00 p.m., right here on kcci. it was a full on shootout for the nba as all star weekend is here. and while golden state's steph curry has been killing it all season with the 3-ball he didn't come out on top of the 3 point competition. he definitely showed off well. but fellow teammate klay thompson was the leading scorer in both rounds. he made all 5 attempts from the moneyball rack worth 2 points each. thompson also tied curry's total of 27 from last year. now to the one that gets everybody's heart pumping, the slamdunk competition. boy, was it one to remember. aaron gordon from the orlando magic and zack lavine from the minnesota timberwolves battled into a dunk off. defending champ lavine was named the champion once again. but not without a fight from gordon.
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from both players. and who knew kevin hart had game? last night warriors draymond green faced off with the comedian to see who was the best you would think it would be an easy win. although green was nailing them good, kevin hart would top green in the three point shoot out 13-12. all the players will be back out on the court today in canada. they will play in the 65th all star game tonight at 7:00 on tnt. it's the first the game will be held outside the u.s. frank, we ask you last hour about how you feel about slamdunk in the ball, but you said you would rather just slamdunk for us. -- slamdunk the forecast. frank: let's just stick to me doing weather. we do have some moderate snow right along the i-35 corridor back from story city to the
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that is where the heaviest snow is right now. we do have a few more inches on the way here in the metro. temperatures pretty cold, 17 in des moines. factor in that wind out of the south, at times at 15 miles per hour. the wind chill at four degrees. blowing snow, so keep that in mind. here is the current snowfall totals as of just about a half an hour ago. ames, three inches, two inches for rockwell city and newton. for the airport, 1.2 inches of snow in des moines. this area of low pressure, you can see that circulating to the north and west. the moderate band of snow ahead of that low. then we are going to start to clear things out and hopefully
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it is not snow all day and it will end by the early afternoon. that area of low pressure will disintegrate as it moves to the north and east of this warm front, pulling and warmer air on the backside. here is futurecast, pretty much by 2:00 most of the heavier snow off to the east. we could see a few lingering flurries but i think most of the accumulating snow is over by the early portion of the afternoon. expecting around three inches in des moines, higher amounts to the north and east. waterloo could see about five inches of snow, but keep in mind, we have about two inches on the ground already. the snow could blow around a little bit, 31 our high temperature. 22 below tonight. at least the temperatures are going in the upper direction.
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snow on tuesday and we jump back into the 50's by thursday. scott: coaching changes for the iowa and minnesota wild, plus the cyclones get their big man back and a with 40 megs of internet speed from centurylink, a family of four can all be online at the same time, streaming, gaming, or downloading movies. yeah, the internet's great, but i think hair and makeup went a little too far. yeah, that's not working. i much prefer the two-day beard, horn-rimmed glasses,
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yeah, i miss the rumpled crazy uncle look. okay. be "paul giamatti." that's the essence of this role. feel like a hollywood insider
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scott: jameel mckay's suspension
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mckay sat out the last two games. facing 24th ranked texas, it was burton getting the start over mckay. he is making the most of his time. there is mckay off a george niang miss. then mckay double-teams, slicing and dicing montane morris. the cyones run a group of offensively. george niang went on an absolute tear, buries the three and another and another. the cyclones with a two point lead at the break. second half, the cyclones start to pull away. check out the passing from niang to mckay, steve prohm watching on. mckay had eight boards and seven
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the cyclones get it done, 85-75. a total team effort. >> the phrase dynamic duo gets used a lot, but it really applies here. george niang and montane morris took over. >> jamail had eight rebounds, but when those two guys are locked in ike they were, it is phenomenal. >> he got me the ball in all the right spots. it is what it is. monte seems to find me in the second half, he finds me where there is a little show of daylight so that guy makes me look good. i owe him the world. >> we knew that we were switching ball screens and that i was going to leave taylor or
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try to explore me with a bigger guy, so i think just run the clock, trying to get our best shot. >> it was a solid homecoming for jameel mckay with seven blocks and steve prohm is proud, now it is about moving forward. tony, kcci, iowa's sports winner -- leader. scott: the panthers took a five-day winning streak. a 43 home game winning streak. they go up by one in the first half, but uni was looking good. they were getting a lot of help off the bench from unlikely sources like klint carlson. uni led by 11 at halftime. they lead i 15 in the second half, then the shockers rally back.
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he had 11 points and four assists, and uni hands wichita state its first home loss in nearly three years, 53-50. it is a big time win for uni. they have already deputed north carolina and iowa state, now you can add wichita state to that list. drake in the valley is in dead last, 1-13 after losing to siu on the road. cyclone women are struggling as well, falling at tcu 69-79. the minnesota wild have fired their head coast and are calling iowa wild coast -- the iowa wild
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three. the coach of the iowa wild back with naylor in houston. this will be his third nhl interim job. with the florida panthers and the la kings. we caught up with him saturday night about his big move to minnesota. >> moving forward, and thinking about the guys i have not worked with, i am looking forward to meeting them and going over our roles as a team, and what is expected. it is a pretty excited time. scott: good luck to torch, he is a great guy. the des moines buccaneers fall it home to madison, 4-2. wrestlers punched there's tickets on saturday. slap those mats, check out
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prichard -- cody prichard. at 113, lane runyon gets taken down. runyon gets the major decision and he is on the sex. dowling's jake waters takes down ellie paul meyer. michael zachary is also headed to state. he gets a dominant 21-8 decision. history in the water on saturday on marshalltown -- in marshalltown. coach dan briggs was named coach of the year. the iowa association honored mark crouch.
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collage on the >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this this is kcci eight news this
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alyx: first on kcci, making his mark. right now, the u.s. supreme court is mourning the loss of one of their own. how the white house is reacting this morning. plus, going head to head. republican presidential candidates are cooling off this morning after a late night heated debate. the issues they couldn't agree on and where they shift their , focus right now. we are also keeping an eye on the roadways right now, snow hitting the state in a lot of areas. you can see on 511ia.org, blue means partially covered and pink means completely covered. happy valentine's day. it is blowing snow and it is chilly. frank: the heaviest snow is right over central iowa. there is super doppler 8 right behind me. the darker blue is where the heaviest snow is and where the road conditions are the worst.
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with they had a quick shot just about 20 minutes ago, that is now moving into central iowa. just off to the east of chariton seeing some snow. ames, it is on the east side of town for you right now. 17 in des moines, 15 in ames, but notice to the west, council bluffs in the 20's. temperatures will be rising throughout the day today, a lot warmer than yesterday. it feels like just above zero right now in des moines, so the snow mainly this morning. by 3:00, most of the snow is off to the east. we have some warmer temperatures in the 8 day forecast. alyx: a loss on the supreme court. justice antonin scalia, the court's longest-serving justice died saturday. he was 79 years old. scalia was one of the court's most influential conservative members. aixa diaz is in our washington bureau with reaction from the
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aixa: president obama called justice scalia one of the towering legal figures of our time. pres. obama: justice scalia dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy, the rule of law. aixa: scalia's death immediately sparked a political battle about who should nominate his successor. many republicans in congress and on the campaign trail are calling for the seat to be filled once the next president takes over. president obama says the decision is bigger than any one party. pres. obama: i plan, in due time, to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor. there will be plenty of time for me to do so, and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. aixa: a president obama nominee as likely to face opposition from republicans worried about losing a conservative on the bench. justice scalia was confirmed to
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vote, unlikely to happen with his successor. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. alyx: the supreme court has already heard but not decided, big cases involving immigration, abortion and affirmative action. many recent cases have been decided by a 5-4 margin so the vacancy could have major repercussions. drake university law professors are reacting to the announcement of scalia's death. >> he helped the court become what it is today and some historians think this is the most conservative supreme court we've ever had. alyx: scalia visited drake's campus twice over the past three decades. he met with students and gave a lecture on constitutional law. scalia is one of 11 supreme court justices who have visited the university. turning to commitment 2016 news, things got pretty heated at the cbs news republican debate in south carolina. donald trump has a strong lead in the polls but he got into several scuffles with his fellow presidential candidates.
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craig: the ninth republican presidential debate started with questions surrounding the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. president obama says he will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice, but several candidates agreed the next president should make that choice. mr. kasich: i would like the president to just for once here put the country first. craig: the debate then quickly turned into a series of fights, mostly involving front runner donald trump. mr. trump: he's a nasty guy. craig: the billionaire businessman called ted cruz a liar. mr. cruz: right now as a candidate he supports federal taxpayer funding for planned parenthood. i agree with him on that -- i do not agree with him on that. mr. trump: you know you are the single biggest liar up, here worse than jeb bush. craig: he then went after jeb bush's brother, george w. bush in a state where the former president is popular. mr. trump: obviously the war in iraq was a big fat mistake. mr. bush: while donald trump was building a reality tv show, my
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craig: senators marco rubio and ted cruz clashed on the subject of immigration. mr. cruz: marco has a long record when it comes to amnesty. mr. rubio: for a number of weeks now ted cruz has just been telling lies. he lied about ben carson in iowa, he lied about planned parenthood. craig: after the debate, dr. ben carson spoke out about the infighting. dr. carson: all we're doing when we do that is making it easier in the general election for the other side to win. craig: the republican primary in south carolina takes place on february 20. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. frank:alyx: 6:37, 18 degrees. stay inside and cuddle with that valentine. frank: you definitely want to keep it warm if you are going to be outside. if you can, stay inside. you see that darker blue, that
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right now and on the backside we could see some snow as we had route the latter portion of the morning. then we are starting to clear things out. things starting to clear out. temperatures little chilly in des moines, 17 in des moines. the warmer air not too far away, rapid city and north platte 25. 50 in rapid city, 49 in north platte. i think those temperatures we should have around here. i will give you an early valentines gift, we will have that by the end of the week. alyx: happening right now, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake is being reported in new zealand. it shook the new zealand city of christchurch on sunday but there were no immediate reports of serious damage. the quake was strong enough to
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customers as items shook off the shelf. it is nearly five years after a deadly, more powerful quake destroyed much of the city center and killed more than 200 people. you saw the story first right here on kcci. urbandale police are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting. >> i think our people and the staff at the hotel last night did an amazing job. alyx: officers responded to a drug complaint just after 4:00 saturday morning at the holiday inn on merle hay road. a scuffle began with one of the suspects when he fired a gun. officers then fired back and killed the man. two female suspects are now in custody. officials are not saying how many officers were involved. we are still waiting to learn more about the victim. still ahead on kcci, josh brolin and george clooney star in the
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man gives up his life savings to save not just one, but nearly 30
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frank: good sunday morning, 6:42, waking up to just a bit of snow outside. here is a live shot from our lake panorama webcam. it is a little heavier just off
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the heavier snow just off to the east of the metro and just out to the west, just some lighter snow. this area of low pressure circulating through the state and will wrap in light snow for the morning hours and then will be out by this afternoon. ankeny, 16 degrees. carroll and knoxville, 17 degrees. the wind breezy out of the south and east, generally at 10 to 15 miles per hour. alyx: what do you get for a five-year-old who has nothing? how about the gift of a lifetime? then you times that by 26. that happened to a very special group of california kindergarteners. and as teri okita reports, it's thanks to a donation they will never forget. teri: five minus two is a far cry from advanced calculus, but rio vista elementary school puts a big emphasis on college, even in tessa ashton's kindergarten class.
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to start now? >> no. teri: but the cost of tuition makes that dream elusive, and each of these 26 kids would be the first in their families to attend college. which is where marty and seon-chun burbank come in. longtime volunteers, they've donated plenty of school supplies and sweatshirts. but recently, marty said he had an announcement to make. >> i was thinking like a pizza party, or maybe some pencils and he offers a game changer for their life. teri: it was a game-changer for marty as well. a lifelong sailor who even got married at sea, he was planning to buy a 40-foot dream boat to retire on, until a sunday church sermon on charity made him think twice. so prior to that sermon, you had every intention of sailing off into the sunset? >> that's right. teri: but then something bigger came along? >> yes. >> he says to the kids, i'm going to pay for your college tuition and everything you need to get through.
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of $1,182,000. teri: so will you have to postpone your retirement? >> hopefully not, but i'm prepared to. teri: the money goes into a trust. the only condition is that the students have to send him a picture or an essay every year. >> i want them to visualize their goal and visualizing what life is going to be like as a college graduate. you going to be a teacher? >> for him to remove that roadblock, it infuses them with a realistic hope, like this isn't just some pipe dream anymore. teri: and for parents like maria alvarez. >> from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much. >> he just changed their family's future and their child's future, literally. teri: circle the date for the graduating class of 2032.
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first grade. teri okita, cbs news. anaheim, california. alyx: what a touching story. marty says he looks forward to watching the kids grow and reading their essays each year. coming up, the coen brothers are back with a spoof of old hollywood. john pascuzzi reviews their new film, "hail, caesar," next.r. mom: seriously? culligan man: problem water. i'm on it. anncr: a culligan whole-house water softening system turns your problem water into culligan water, pure and simple.
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8 news this morning. frank: welcome back, 6:48 on your valentine's day, waking up to a little bit of snow outside. we have gotten about one or two inches of snow and are expecting a little bit more. the heaviest snow, knoxville toward marshalltown. out we are getting some snow this morning, and the lighter snow is to the west. you can see on our downtown skycam we do have some blowing snow creating visibility problems. notice the winds out of the south and east, a little breezy up near 15 miles per hour this morning. temperatures are pretty cold but are starting to warm up to the west. 18 in des moines, 16 in marshalltown. so far we have picked up around three inches of snow in ames,
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-- newton, two inches. you can see the heaviest just off to the east of the metro and all of this is moving off to the east. you can see this area of low pressure circling around the state, and wrapping in on the backside. eventually by this afternoon as this pulls out, he will start to dry things out. a warm front lifting through the state. this area of low pressure disintegrates and moves off to the east. i think the bigger story will be the temperatures, you are really going to like them for back to work. starting things out this morning, lights now, pretty much over by noon. to the east, you could see some lingering flurries. lingering flurries might be in the air but all and all, a pretty dry afternoon. we are expecting three inches total in des moines, could be
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a winter will -- weather advisory in effect until 6:00 for mainly portions of eastern iowa. the wind is a little breezy out of the south east, and that could create some visibility problems. 21 tonight, monday back in the mid to upper 30's. tuesday, we are watching our next round of snow, 38 degrees, and we jumped back into the 50's thursday into friday. alyx: thank you, frank. with those cold temperatures, in it might be a good idea to stay inside and see a movie. john pascuzzi reviews a brand new movie, that looks a lot like an old one. let's see what he thinks of "hail, caesar." john: it's from the coen brothers, the award winning team that brought us "fargo," "no country for old men," and "the big lebowski." and now comes "hail, caesar." josh brolin, seen here with tilda swinton, is eddie mannix, a studio fixer for capitol
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eddie's job is to keep the studio stars out of the tabloid headlines. and he has his hands full, especially with their biggest star, baird whitlock, george clooney, a dim witted doofus who could jeopardize his new biblical epic, "hail, caesar." >> i would never do that. >> shut up. you are going to go out there and finish "hail, caesar." you are going to go out and give your speech and believe every word you say because you are an actor. you are going to do it because the picture has worth and you have worth if you serve the picture, and you are never going to forget that again. john: featuring an all star ensemble cast that includes jonah hill, channing tatum, and scarlet johansson, "hail, caesar" is a comedy homage to old time hollywood. it's fun, if a bit fractured, that's both hit and miss. but if you're a fan of hollywood's golden age, you'll forgive the misses and enjoy all
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"hail, caesar." not their best, but what the hail, it's a coen brothers film. for kcci 8 news, this is john pascuzzi at the movies. alyx: you cannot beat john's taglines. next week john reviews a different kind of superhero movie, "deadpool," starring ryan reynolds. kcci 8 news time, 6:52 on a snowy sunday morning. if you are heading out on the roadways anytime soon, you will want to be aware of that. we are at 18 degrees.
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alyx: welcome back to kcci. while much of the country is shivering through an arctic chill only a polar bear could love, sunday morning's lee cowan headed up north toward the real arctic to see how these magnificent animals are faring on their home turf. >> on the edge of canada's arctic along the western shore of hudson bay, it's easy to
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the earth. it can feel like you're utterly alone up here but then, out in all that white, a pair of sleepy, dark eyes slowly open, revealing what we came all this way to see. and apparently, the world's largest land predator, came to see us too. i mean for me, this is mind blowing. but how rare is this to see here? >> well, it's pretty common to see polar bears out here this time of year. but it's not as common to see a big old male like that just come and lay down next to the buggy. >> it's unreal. >> it is a pretty impressive site. >> the buggy is a tundra buggy. it's sort of a cross between a tour bus and a monster truck.
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>> and it's where steve amstrup does much of his work as chief scientist for polar bears international, a private group campaigning for the bears' conservation. >> in the united states, we have listed polar bears as a threatened species under the u.s. endangered species act, and they were listed as threatened not necessarily because of their current status, but because of what we anticipate their future status to be. alyx: that very educational story coming up. then at 9:30, "face the nation with john dickerson." here's a look at some of the stories he's working on. >> the day after the debates, live from south carolina john dickerson talks with mark. donald trump and marco rubio. the latest numbers from our battleground. alyx: then coming up today on kcci "close up," it's an issue affecting more than a half
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iowans, but it's also one many have a hard time understanding. the plan to privatize medicaid in iowa has its detractors. critics continue to warn the change could impact patient services, while those in favor say that's not true and something needs to be done to rein in the rising cost of medicaid. today on "close up," we unravel the details and the concerns with guests pam jochum, senate president, and governor terry branstad. that is all coming up on "close up" that airs at 10:30 a.m., right after "face the nation." frank: be careful, especially in the rural areas. that is where you will notice the bigger visibility issues. 31 degrees is your high temperature. the wind out of the southeast at about 10 to 15, 22 is the low tonight.
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37 degrees monday, snow on tuesday. thankfully temperatures will be pretty warm, and we're back in the 50's by late this coming week. alyx: it will almost feel like spring. today's top stories are straight ahead on your morning news leader.
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another full hour of kcci >> you're watching kcci 8 news. alyx: right now on kcci, two big stories. first, the gop candidates are
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very heated debate. the attacks they took on one another and where their focus turns now. plus, the u.s. is mourning the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. how the country is handling this news, and how they plan to move forward. we are also waking up to some snow flurries this morning. the roadways might be a little slick as you head out the door. we will be taking a look at the statewide map right now, this is 511ia.org. blue means partially covered in pink means completely covered. things have changed quite a bit throughout this morning. and frank, some snow last night and waking up to treacherous conditions with blowing snow. frank: the wind is not helping anything at all, allowing some of that snow around. you can see the darker blue to the east of the metro and that
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then you can see some lighter snow bands and some moderate snow mixed in with those lighter snow bands on the west side of town. we are going to keep that snow around through the morning hours and this afternoon we will dry out a bit. 13 in mason city and 14 in fort dodge. a chilly start to the day, but warmer than our wake-up temperatures yesterday. there is our valentine's day planner. by noon, it starts to transition to the east, 26 degrees. by 3:00 we're back in the 30's. wait until you see the 8 day forecast, we have 50's back. alyx: an election-year battle is brewing over the future of the supreme court. from the white house, to capitol hill, to the campaign trail, the death of justice antonin scalia is setting off debate over who should nominate his replacement. aixa diaz reports from our washington bureau. aixa: president obama says he will nominate justice scalia's successor in due time, but
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will likely be an uphill battle. after antonin scalia's sudden death, president obama expressed his condolences and called the 79-year-old a brilliant and energetic justice. the president also announced his intention of choosing a supreme court justice nominee. pres. obama: there will be plenty of time for me to do so and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. aixa: but republican majority leader mitch mcconnell, who sets the senate's schedule, says, "the american people should have a voice in the selection of their next supreme court justice, and the vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." candidates weighed in on the president's expected nomination during the cbs news debate on saturday night. mr. trump: i think it's up to mitch mcconnell and everybody else to stop it, it's called delay, delay, delay. mr. kasich: i think we should let the next president decide who is going to run that supreme court. dr. carson: we should be thinking about how we can create some healing in this land. mr. rubio: we need to put people on the bench that understand that the constitution is not a
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it is to be interpreted as originally meant. mr. bush: the next president needs to appoint someone with a proven conservative record similar to justice scalia. mr. cruz: the senate needs to stand strong and say we're not going to give up the u.s. supreme court for a generation. aixa: hillary clinton says it's outrageous republicans have already pledged to block nominates. bernie sanders, who serves in the senate, says, let's get on with it and vote on a nominee. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. alyx: here at home drake law scalia's death. former drake law dean, david walker, met him twice. scalia visited the campus two times, once in the 1990's and in 2002. scalia met with students and gave a lecture on constitutional law. walker says he remembers scalia being very gracious with the law students. >> he was very giving of his time. he was able to laugh at himself. he did not shrink from the kind of expression you see in his opinions.
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supreme court justices who have visited the school. one iowa senator is making a point to caution the president on making an appointment to the high court. iowa senator chuck grassley is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. grassley said, "the fact of the matter is that it's been standard practice over the last 80 years to not confirm supreme court nominees during a presidential election year. it only makes sense that we defer to the american people, who will elect a new president to select the next supreme court justice." scalia was the longest-serving justice on the current court. he was appointed in 1986. now to that breaking news we brought you first saturday morning on kcci, the ongoing investigation into a deadly officer-involved shooting in urbandale. just after 4:00 saturday morning, officers responded to a drug complaint at the holiday inn on merle hay road. a scuffle began with one of the suspects, who then fired a gun. officers then fired and killed
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two female suspects ran away but are now in custody. officials are not saying how many officers are involved in the shooting. >> they ended up in a struggle with one of the subjects who , ended up pulling a gun. one shot was fired by him and our officers returned fire. alyx: the names have not been released in this case and it is an ongoing investigation. and police say 45-year-old reginald douglas fired gun shots into the out friday night. it happened outside platinum kutz on university avenue near drake university. no one was injured but university avenue was shut down for a short time. douglas is now facing two weapons charges and a drug charge. time now, 7:07. we will check back in with that snowy forecast. frank: already a couple inches of snow on the ground, just depending on where you are with the heaviest metal amounts -- the heaviest amounts north of
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we have another round of snow off to the west as this area of low pressure cycles through the state. you can see we are starting to dry things out, nebraska seeing some breaks in the cloud cover. 17 is your wake-up temperature in des moines, cooler off to the north. warmer temperatures just down to the west. it is that kind of warm air that will be filtering in the 20's for rapid city and north platte. you want to look back at your valentine's day weather, in 1954 it was 68 degrees. at least it will not be the coldest night, 14 below in 1936. the most snowfall that has fallen on the day is in 2006 where we had five inches.
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a lot of people are dreaming of warmer weather this weekend at the des moines home and garden show. there's a lot to check out including firepits, fireplaces and gazebos. the people we spoke to said they are feeling like spring and the middle of winter. >> i'm trying to get spring fever. >> spring is coming and it makes you feel good, with all the snow and the cold. alyx: if you haven't had the chance to get to the show, no worries. the show is open today from 10:00 to 6:00. tickets are $12 at the door for adults. the iowa state cyclones are back at it with their big man down low. jameel mckay's practice-related suspension came to an end on saturday. mckay sat out the last two games, state holding off to beat oklahoma state, but falls to texas tech. last night he was back to take on 24th ranked texas in ames for a top 25 showdown. the cyclones bounce back to win it 85-75. scott reister will break it all down and sports coming up. and it'll be a big 10 showdown tonight in iowa city. the hawkeyes trying to bounce back after a tough loss to indiana. the 19-5 hawks will take on the
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last year, the gophers beat the hawkeyes in iowa city. and now the hawkeyes are looking for redemption. tonight at 6:30 live on btn. still ahead on kcci it's grammy , time. preparations underway right now for tomorrow night's big show. how artists plan to honor past performers. plus, who's got game? it's nba all star weekend in toronto. the top competitions for the
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are making. >> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekends with alyx sacks and meteorologist metinka slater. frank: welcome back, almost 7:15 on your sunday. we are checking back in with our lake panorama webcam. now they are under a moderate snow band and you can see some blowing snow so the visibility could be reduced. the heaviest snow off to the east of the metro and another band to the west as this area of low pressure cycles through the state. 17 in des moines, 15 in ames. i have a feeling some folks will be out shoveling the driveway's. wind out of the south and east that 14, allowing some of that snow around. 9:00 a.m. temperature, 19
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thankfully, the snow comes to an end afternoon, and we jumped back into the 30's by 4:00. alyx: thanks, frank. the biggest night in music is almost here. that's right, the grammys. many artists will be taking the stage to perform monday night. cbs news caught up with some of them to see how the preparations are going. >> it felt great. >> i mean, it's always more real when it's obviously the real thing. but it was good. >> we got to rehearse in nashville a little bit a couple of days ago. it was good to sort of reiterate that here. but it feels great. so i'm excited about monday. alyx: as well as handing out, awards artists will also be paying tribute to some of the world's greatest late artists, including david bowie. nile rodgers talks about the performance he has planned for tomorrow night. >> it's basically a medley of nine tunes. and we've sort of, in the way that i arranged it like a mash up.
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things that are mashed together. it's really, i'm very proud. it's cool. alyx: not is another something to look forward to, and to create some more anticipation cbs's suzanne marques shows us , what's in store for tomorrow nights grammy awards. suzanne: audiences can say hello to adele. the british superstar returns to the grammy stage to perform a song from her record-smashing album "25." taylor swift will open the show for the second time in three years. swift is up for seven awards, including album of the year. record of the year and song of the year. she goes up against kendrick lamar, who leads with 11 nominations, country star chris stapleton, r&b artist the weekend and southern rockers alabama shakes. lady gaga is slated to give one of the night's most highly anticipated performances, a tribute to the late david bowie.
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very cool planned. she has been rehearsing off-site at an undisclosed location. suzanne: ll cool j will host music's biggest night for the fifth consecutive year. he says the show is not to be missed. ll cool j: it's going to be an amazing night. i think people will be blown away. suzanne: the grammys are also a forum for new artists, including soul singer andra day. she'll duet with ellie goulding. andra: right now, i'm not too nervous but day of, it's going to happen. suzanne: day is also up for two grammys. suzanne marques, cbs news, los angeles. alyx: the 58th annual grammy awards air tomorrow night. the eagles also plan to play tribute to glenn frey. plus lionel richie will be honored. it all starts at 7:00 p.m., right here on kcci. it was a full on shootout for the nba as all star weekend is here.
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curry has been killing it all season long, he was not necessarily the one coming out on top in the three-point competition. he definitely showed off his 3 ball well. but fellow teammate klay thompson was the leading scorer in both rounds. he made all 5 attempts from the moneyball rack worth 2 points each. thompson also tied curry's total of 27 from last year. and of course everyone's favorite, the slam dunk competition. there he goes. boy, was it one to remember. aaron gordon from the orlando magic and zack lavine from the minnesota timberwolves battled into a dunk off. defending champ lavine was named the champion once again. but not without a fight from gordon. some insane dunks last night from both players. and take a look at this, who know kevin heart had some game? last night warriors draymond green faced off with the comedian to see who was the best shooter between the two. although green was nailing them
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in the three point shoot out 13-12. all the players will be back out on the court today in canada. they will play in the 65th all star game tonight at 7:00 on tnt. it's the first the game will be held outside the u.s. time now, 7:17. we will check in with the slamdunk of the forecast. frank: this photo sent in on facebook by justin rogers, i just had to share it. he was on an eagle watch and he found this, what an amazing picture. it almost does not look real that i can promise you, justin is an amazing photographer. thank you for sharing that on facebook. we do have the heavier snow off to the east rolling through jasper county. here is a heavy band of snow on
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another band on the east side, and we have some heavier bands mixed in with lighter ones on the west side of the metro. you can expect snow to linger throughout the morning hours. winterset, just off to the east getting another heavier band of snow. downtown des moines toward ankeny, a lighter band but we will see the heavier band come through in the next hour or so. you have the blowing snow. 801 grand got some snow on the rooftop. the wind out of the northeast at 15. 16 right now in carroll, 17 in des moines. ames has reported about three inches of snow, boone just over two. officially at the airport about
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we are expecting another inch or so as the system moves through. you can see the span and northwestern iowa that is an area of low pressure, starting to clear things out to the west. high pressure going to be building in on the backside and that will mean some drier weather. as this one front lifts through the state, we are back near average. here is futurecast, nine :00 this morning shows the snow, heaviest off to the east. by early afternoon, you see it breaking up. i think it is pretty much out of here after noontime today. ames could see four inches, and maybe some isolated five plus
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a winter weather advisory for a snow range of about two to five inches. 31 your high temperature today, 22 below tonight. watch out for slick spots. there is that warm up monday, 37, tuesday, 38, and we jump thursday, friday, and saturday into the 50's. scott: coaching changes for the iowa and minnesota wild, plus
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scott: jameel mckay's practice related suspension is over and the cyclones are better because of it. mckay sat out the last two games. iowa state beat oklahoma state that lost to texas tech. facing 24th ranked texas, it was burton getting the start over mckay. he is making the most of his time. a one hander in the opening minutes. there is mckay off a george niang miss. they are up six. then mckay double-teams, slicing and dicing monte morris. the cyclones run a group offensively. george niang went on an absolute tear, buries the three and another and another. he had it locked in, 13 straight points for the cyclones. the cyclones with a two point lead at the break.
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to pull away. check out the passing from niang to mckay. steve prohm watching on. there he is. jameel mckay had eight points, seven blocks. the cyclones get it done, 85-75. a total team effort. including the return of mckay. tony: the phrase "dynamic duo" gets used a lot, but it really applies here. george niang and monte morris took over. >> a lot of guys did a lot of good things. >> jameel had eight rebounds, but when those two guys are locked in like they were, it is phenomenal. >> a great point guard. he got me the ball in all the right spots. it is what it is. monte seems to find me in the second half, he finds me where
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daylight so that guy makes me look good. i owe him the world. >> we knew that we were switching ball screens and that was going to leave taylor or felix or anybody on george. try to exploit me with a bigger guy so i think just run the , clock, trying to get our best shot, and we did that tonight. tony: it was a solid homecoming for jameel mckay with four blocks and seven rebounds. and steve prohm is proud, now it is about moving forward. they hit the road to face baylor. tony seeman, kcci, iowa's sports leader. scott: the panthers took a five-game winning streak to first place wichita state. a 43 home game winning streak. they go up by one in the first half, but uni was looking good. they were getting a lot of help
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sources like klint carlson. drills the three at the top. he had 12 off the bench and uni led by 11 at halftime. they lead by 15 in the second half, then the shockers rally back. the lob pass to tie it at but 44, the panthers answer the call. steps inside the arc and he had 11 points and four assists, and uni hands wichita state its first home loss in nearly three years, taking down the shockers 53-50. it is another big time when for uni. they have already defeated north carolina and iowa state, now you can add wichita state to that list. they are still just 8-6 in valley play. drake in the valley is in dead last, 1-13 after losing to siu on the road. 75-60. cyclone women are struggling as
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the minnesota wild have fired their head coast and are calling the iowa wild coach to take his place. the guy they called torch to go over the iowa wild last season going 21-39 and 0-4 last year. this year, 15, 28, three and three. have a lot of talent go up to minnesota. he coached the iowa wild back with naylor in houston. this will be his third nhl interim job. with the florida panthers and the la kings. we caught up with him saturday night about his big move to minnesota. >> right now and moving forward, i just think for the guys i have not worked with i am looking , forward to meeting them and going over our roles as a team, and what is expected. and moving forward, and it is a pretty excited time. scott: good luck to torch, he is a great guy.
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night for-three to grand rapids. the des moines buccaneers fall at home to madison, 4-2. wrestlers punched their tickets on saturday. slap those mats, check out indianola sophomore cody prichard. at 113, lane run and gets the takedown. runyon gets the major decision and he is on the six. dowling's jake waters takes down elliott paul meyer. michael zachary is also headed to state. he gets a dominant 21-8 major decision. we will have state wrestling coverage all next week. history in the water on saturday in marshalltown. they were led by josh waltman, the champ in the 100 fly. coach dan briggs was named coach of the year.
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association honored mark crouch. he has been a swift coach for 40 years.
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it >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning weekend." alyx: first on kcci, making his mark. right now, the u.s. supreme court is mourning the loss of one of their own. how the white house is reacting this morning. plus, going head to head. republican presidential candidates are cooling off this morning after a late night headed debate. the issues they couldn't agree on it and where they are shifting their focus right now. we are also keeping our eyes on the roadways with snow hitting much of the state. blue means partially covered in pink means partially covered. good morning, happy valentine's day to everyone from all of us at kcci.
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meteorologist frank scaglione. we are seeing a lot of closings, churches calling in. it is blowing snow, a little treacherous. frank: and a little cold as well. just going to be a chilly day. thankfully, we have a little bit of a warm-up on the way. the darker blue is the heavier snow and the lighter blue is the lighter snow. you see darker blue on the west side of town. waukee probably getting some heavy snow. ames, some lighter snow. in downtown des moines we are seeing some lighter snow. the visibility is being impacted because we have gusty wind. a quarter-mile visibility in marshalltown. give yourself a few extra minutes, temperatures on the chilly side in the teens. 9:00 a.m., light snow, 19
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3:00, low 30's and if you like those 30's, we have even warmer temperatures on the way. alyx: a loss on the supreme court. justice antonin scalia, the court's longest-serving justice died saturday. he was 79. scalia was one of the court's most influential conservative members. aixa diaz is in our washington bureau with reaction from the white house on scalia's passing. aixa: president obama called justice scalia one of the towering legal figures of our time. pres. obama: justice scalia dedicated his life to the cornerstone of our democracy, the rule of law. aixa: scalia's death immediately sparked a political battle about who should nominate his successor. many republicans in congress and on the campaign trail are calling for the seat to be filled after the next president takes over. president obama says the decision is bigger than any one
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pres. obama: i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in due time. there will be plenty of time for me to do so, and for the senate to fulfill its responsibility to give that person a fair hearing and a timely vote. aixa: a president obama nominee is expected to face stiff opposition from republicans worried about losing a conservative on the bench. justice scalia was confirmed to the court in 1986 after a 98-0 vote, unlikely to happen with his successor. in washington, i'm aixa diaz. alyx: the supreme court has already heard but not decided, big cases involving immigration, abortion and affirmative action. many recent cases have been decided by a 5-4 margin so the vacancy could have some major repercussions. here at home drake university , law professors are reacting to the announcement of scalia's death. >> he helped the court become what it is today and some historians think this is the most conservative supreme court we've ever had. alyx: scalia visited drake's campus twice over the past three decades. he met with students and gave a lecture on constitutional law.
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court justices who have visited the university. turning to commitment 2016 news, things got pretty heated at the cbs news republican debate in south carolina. donald trump has a strong lead in the polls but he got into several scuffles with his fellow candidates for president. cbs's craig boswell reports. craig: the ninth republican presidential debate began with questions surrounding the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. president obama says he will nominate a replacement for the conservative justice, but several candidates agreed the next president should make that choice. mr. kasich: i would like the president to just for once here at the country first. craig: the debate then quickly turned into a series of fights, mostly involving front runner donald trump. mr. trump: he's a nasty guy. craig: the billionaire businessman called ted cruz a liar. mr. cruz: right now as a candidate he supports funding for planned parenthood
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that is a matter of principle. mr. trump: you know you are the single biggest liar up, here worse than jeb bush. craig: he then went after jeb bush's brother, george w. bush in a state where the former president is popular. mr. trump: obviously the war in iraq was a big fat mistake. mr. bush: while donald trump was building a reality show my brother was building a security apparatus to keep us safe. craig: senators marco rubio and ted cruz clashed on the subject of immigration. mr. cruz: marco rubio has a long record when it comes to amnesty. mr. rubio: for a number of weeks now ted cruz has just been telling lies. he lied about ben carson in iowa, he lied about planned parenthood. craig: after the debate, dr. ben carson spoke out about the infighting. dr. carson: all we're doing when we do that is making it easier in the general election for the other side to win. craig: the republican primary in south carolina takes place on february 20. craig boswell, cbs news, greenville, south carolina. alyx: time now, 7:38 on your valentine's day.
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frank: a little cold and snowy so if you grab the shovel, make sure you have the winter coat on and the gloves. on the east side of town is where the heaviest snow is. you can see off to the west a few heavier bands of snow. do you see that's been? that is an area of low pressure moving throughout the state. dry or conditions for portions of nebraska and the dakotas, and this afternoon. it feels like the single digits or below zero to the north. the warmer weather is just out to the west. rapid city and north platte hanging out at around 50 degrees. week. alyx: a 5.8 magnitude earthquake is being reported in new zealand in the city of christchurch.
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the quake was strong enough to prompt some stores to evacuate customers and shake items from shelves. next week as the five year anniversary of a more powerful quake but destroyed much of the city center and killed 200 people. no tsunami warning was issued. urbandale police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting. >> i think our people and the staff at the hotel last night did an amazing job. officers responded to a drug alyx: officers responded to a drug complaint just after 4:00 saturday morning to the holiday inn on merle hay road. a scuffle began with one of the suspects when he fired a gun. officers then fired and killed the man. two female suspects are now in custody. officials are not saying how many officers were involved. we are still waiting to learn the identity of the victim.
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weekend getaway frank: good sunday morning, happy valentine's day, 7:43. here is a live shot from our winterset webcam. we do have some snow out there on the roadways. just off to the east of the metro is where the heaviest snow is, and down to the south and west, on the east side of
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do you see that's been? -- that spin? that is an area of low pressure. it feels like we are zero to five degrees. the wind out of the south and east, a little breezy near 15 miles per hour. there is your shoveling forecast. i thought it would be appropriate to change the title of this graphic. the snow mainly out there this morning. by noon, host of that snow over and it will be decently warm. alyx: thank you, frank. if you are starting to get sick of all of this cold weather and you want to get out and maybe explore, this is a great opportunity to do so. jessica is with us to talk about a giveaway. jessica: it is going to be wonderful for the what lucky
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we want to encourage everyone to visit travel iowa and win this iconic american road trip. we are featuring four different boutique hotels and iowa. it is gorgeous on the inside, shabby chic, a little bit rustic, brand new. we also want to send folks down to southwest iowa, and there is a great boutique hotel called the hotel greenfield. you will have an opportunity to stay in the war and cultural center. just gorgeous. the photo you are seeing is of honey creek resort, one of our great boutique hotels in southern iowa. in the town of moravia on honey creek lake. the fourth and final hotel is in pella.
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amsterdam hotel sitting on the replica of a dutch canal. alyx: it is a little bit of history, a trip back in time. it is sort of that romantic relationship with history, and it is different. jessica: you are so different. every hotel you visit will have a little bit of different character. hotel greenfield, it is old, 1896i believe is when it was originally built. there is that connection to history like you mentioned. you have two and a half weeks yet to enter. look for the icon on our website that says "win a dream trip." along with all these hotel stays, there is lots of attractions included so you will be able to visit museums, take a personal hot air balloon ride.
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$2000 visa gift card, so no reason not to enter. alyx: what a giveaway, and two and a half weeks still to try to win this. how are you guys making this possible? jessica: we are partnering with midwest and we could not do it without the support of our local partners. the hotels and museums pitched
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alyx: cannot thank you enough >> the weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci eight news this morning. frank: welcome back. getting some great pictures this weekend of yesterday and today, this one from mike harding on the west side of des moines. it was sunrise yesterday. now we are getting some pictures of the snow sent in. go to my facebook page and send me what you have got. the heaviest snow right now is
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west of the metro. you will notice back toward adel down i-35 seeing some moderate to heavy snow. all of this moving off to the east. downtown skycam, we have a little bit of blowing snow and you can see some snowflakes. 801 grand has snow on the rooftop. 17 degrees, the wind chill is at four. notice temperatures pretty chilly out there this morning in the teens, starting to warm up to the west. townsend glass in the 20's. we have -- council bluffs in the 20's. we have picked up a couple of inches of snow. at the airport, 1.2 inches as of midnight. we are expecting another inch or
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you can see that spin, kind of a cool feature to look at on satellite radar, but we are starting to dry out to the west. so the warm front lifts through the state and will warm us up this afternoon, this area of low pressure disintegrates as it moves to the east. here is futurecast, starting things out this morning, notice how it shifts the snow off to the east this afternoon and it will be a mainly cloudy afternoon. expecting around three inches total in des moines, maybe heavier amounts to the north. maybe around five in waterloo. a winter weather advisory is in effect until 6:00 tonight. 37 on monday, maybe some more
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back by thursday. alyx: with us this morning is our dietitian from hy-vee, julie, talking about a sweet treat you can have on valentine's day but not feel too guilty. julie: valentine's day and chocolate go hand in hand, so if you are going to indulge we will show you a few healthier options. what we are going to make this morning as a dark chocolate almond cherry cluster. a super easy recipe. we are just going to melt 60% dark chocolate chips. it is nice if you can get that dark chocolate in. not that in the microwave for about a minute, stir it every 20 seconds. then what we are going to do is heat up some all men's in the
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almonds at about 375. it is going to toast them and bring out the natural flavor, also, very heart healthy. alyx: you could pick a different not, but the almond is the best. julie: they go great with dark chocolate. what we are using today is about a cup of tart cherries. we are just going to chop these coarsely, and we get these from the bulk been. it is about a cup and a half of all men's to a cup of cherry -- of almonds to a cup of cherries. our cherries, as i mentioned, will be very high in antho
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if you are doing something concentrated like dark cherry juice, it is even better for the inflammation. alyx: you can see how thick that gets quickly. julie: once you have that all stirred together, we will take a couple of spoons and dollop that onto the parchment paper, and chill it until they are set. alyx: in the refrigerator or the freezer? julie: you can do either one. the fraser will be faster. alyx: you have got to love the
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"sunday morning." as you may have heard, supreme court just sis antonin scalia died yesterday at the age of 79. martha teichner will have more on his life and on what his passing means for the court in just a few minutes. we'll also be taking time to observe this st. valentine's day. but only after a bit of northern exposure cold as it is in much of the country. can't be cold enough for the creatures lee cowan will take us to visit. >> they are majestic and adorable and terrifying, all rolled into one. polar bears are a rare sight for most of us, but not if you make the trip north to churchill, manitoba, as we did. >> is it safe to walk around churchill? >> i say it's safe to walk around churchill in the day. i wouldn't say so at night. >> polar bears wait for winter
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