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we didn't turn against each other's race or religion, we turned toward god and toward the values that have long made our country the freest and greatest in thf world. we removed a symbol that was being used to divide us and we found a strength that united us. there's an important lesson in this. in many parts of society today, whether in popular culture, academia, the media or politics, there's tendency to falsely uate noise with results. some people think that you have to be the loudest voice in the room to make a difference. that's just nottrue. often the best thing we can do is turn down the volume. when the sound is quieter, you can actually hear what someone else is saying and that can make a world of difference.
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won't have strtrg disagreements. we will. and as we usher inhis new era, republicans will stand up for our beliefs. if we held the white house, taxes wouldlde lower for working families and we'd put the brakes on run away spending and debt. we would encourage american innovation and success instead of dem monizing them. the economy would soar and good jobs would be availle across the country. we would reformducation so it worked best for students, parents, and teachers, not union bosses. we would end the disastrous health care system and replace it with reforms that lowered costs and actually let you keep your doctor. we would respect differe^ces in modern families but we would also ip cyst on respect for religiouou libertyty as a corner stone of our democracy. we would recognize the importance of the separation of
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constitution in its entirety and, yeye that includes the second and tenth amendments. we would make international agreements that were celebrated in israel and protested in iran, not thether way around. and rather than just thanking our brave men and women in uniform, we would actually strengthen our military. so both our friends and o o enemies would know that america seeks peace, but when we fight wars, we win them. we have big decisions to make. our country is being tested, but we'v'v been tested in the past, and our people have always risen to the challenge. we have all the guidance we need to be safe and susuessful. r forefathers paved the way for us. let's take their values and their strengths and rededicate ourselves doing whatevert takes to kee america the
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of man and woman. thank you. good night. and god bless. >> governor nikki haley with the republican response from the state of south carolina. we're in washington, d.c., tonight. coverage will continue on fox and my network station which is coming up on the east coast. analysis begins now on fox news channel on satellite and cable. for all of us at fox news, i'm shepherd smith in washington. good night. this has been a fox news is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest amecans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people c cbined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working ople, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear
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right now on fox 28 news -- your leaders take the podium. we'll recap governor branstad's condition of the state address. addresesas well as president
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union speech. speech."and i will keep pushing for progress on the work that i still believe nene totoe done." done."also tonight, a major defeat for a multi-billion dollar project." we're going to defeat this thing because it's not a worthy prect. " why a clean energygylan is drawing so much opposition. opposition.and, addressing the growing minority.how cedar rapids school leaders want to make sure every student gets a quality education. education. fox 28 news begins tonight with the path laid out today by governor branstad.good evening--karen is off tonight. i'm scott sanborn.for th22nd time, the longest serving governrn in amereran history went before state lawmakers to lay out his goals for the coming year. year.they include spending about 7-point-4 billion dollars for the next fiscal year starting july first.the governor's priorities include includeeducation and the state's medicaid health system. but there are a lot of differences between democrats
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first.fox 28 news reporterer stefef lee was at the statehouse today todayand has more now -- from the capitol. capitol. the republican majority house and the democratic controlled senate working for this new legislative session just gaveled ininesterday but are already hard at work.with the march first medicaid review deadline rapidly approaching - senate leaders plan to send an oversight bill to the house to hold managed care organizations accountable.the two items i propose spending the most money are on schools and ononedicaid.governor terry short of optimism for ny wa lawmakers.what's exciting is it sounds like the governor is going to put some of his authority initiatives. initiatives to figure out how this new legislative session can best approach what many believe is a healthcare and school funding crisis.medicaid is costing more than ever. it is stretching oubudget too thin.i agree with him -
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portion of the budget but the reason that it does is because it is a catch 22 state senator liz mathis has been fightin hard for medicaid patients to have a voice.she says she's glad to hear governor branstad focusing on medicaid, but thinks he assumes the march first is a done deal.they may ask us to start all over adain i think that delay is enough bebeuse i think the key thing was we signed up as many of the providers as possible and we got the information out on all of the membersthe question of how much money the state can funnel into schools - is also at the top.today i'm proposing an increase of k-12 funding of over one hundred and fortyfive million dollars governor branstad reaffirmed his proposal -shifting school infrastructure funds to be shared with water quality.the first ten million each year would go to schools - then leftover funds would to water quality programs.i believe that you can do both - you dont have to pit one against the other.he was
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for the future - we're not looking in the rear view mirror - we're thinking of iowans now.governor terry branstad received a lot of applause after spending a significant part of his speech touting iowa's clean energy initiatives.he also praised iowa's youngest generaraons for getting involved in apprenticeship and stem programs.in des moines, steffi lee, fox 28 news. those clean energy initiatives steffi just mentioned include the governor's wish to become an industry leleer. ader.he says iowa could be the first state to produce 40 percent of its energy needs from windpower by 20-20.his says low-cost renewable energy methods in the state have provov to work.state senanar rob hogg has supported clean energy for a long time and was pleased with what he heard. "because these are really win-win opportunities for iowa, they're good for our environmnmt, they're good for our economy so it's exciting to know that the governor is putting some of his clout behind those proposals." proposals.bsenator hogg admitted there is still a lot
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meaningful legislation passed. meantime, a big setback tonight for a two- billion dollar wind energy project that could impact landowners here in the corridor.rock island clean n ne wants to run towers and a transmission line to carry power from windfarms in northwest iowa to chicago.but a ruling by the iowa utilities board could hurt its chances. chances.fox 28 news reporter matt hammill is in the newsroom to explain.matt... clean line - needs approval on two major issues. first it wants to know - whether it ca go ahead with the project.and later - - whether it can condemn* land.but the utilities board - refuses to separate those issues. and opponents here - say th's great news. news. nats - varrooomnats - (( 15:56:11 )) " we're gogog to feat this thing because it's not a worthy project. " on a frigid night in clarence - members of the preservation of
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haven't won the warbut they're celebrating is battle.theyey say y clean line wants to take land for power towers just south of town - and this is an indication the iowa utility board may not make it easy.pam hartrtg - clean line opponent (( 15:55:14 )) " it shows the private porperty rights are considered in this whole process, whether it's cleaenergy or not the private owner has rights. lisa dirks says the ruling means clean line will have to spend millions on easements - and still face the possibility of having the entire plan rejected.lisa dircks - clean line opponent (( 16:02:18 )) " we're hoping this ends it .. we hope it does but we'll be ready to object again if they come back again at us. " rockcksland clean n ne says - it's deciding what to do next.beth conley - iowa project mgr ricl - (( 15:52:40 )) " we think the rock island clean line project is an important project for iowa and for the nation and it remains an important project for the company. " the meantime -
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iowa landowners will push the legislature to take a stand. pam - (( 15:56:55 )) " eminent domain wasnot put in place for a private company to make p pfits out of it .. so it needs to be addressed. " i talked with a representativ e from the iowa utilities board - tonight.he tells me - right n - there is no date set - for a final vote on the rock islandclean line project.matt hammill fox 28 news. matt thanks.wind was not a welcomed addition to the weather today, as wind chills nose-divededell below zero.?so what's it like out there right now? now?here's chief meteorologist
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terry thanks.cedar falls police are looking for the person who held up a bank today. today.officers responded to the first national bank in the
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in cedar falls.witnesses say a personondressed in dark clothing walked in and handed a teller a note demanding money. money.no weapon was shown.as you can see, surveillance photos did not capture any recognizable images of the suspect, with the exception of the jacket.if you have any information, call cedar falls police at (319) 273-8612. the cedar rapids community school district wants to see all students graduate and become successful...but they're finding out there might be some barriers to learning for some kids. tonight, the district invited the ommunity to voice the changes they want to see. see.fox 28 news reporter dora miller was at tonight's meeting.and joins us right now with more, dora? minority students make up about 30 percent of the district...and trends show that number will be growing.so the district thought it was important to hear ideas that could make a difference in how things how students learn. learn. "i had some issues that i would like to discuss
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to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.addressing the cedar schools school board -- a single parent raising six children says he knows a little about that. that. "she said, dad they were teaching about the african slave trade and all the questions were directed at her as though she had the answers to the questions because she was the only black child."an intense look at making education a prprrity for all students -- taking extra time for those who need it -- diversifying the workforce and reducing disciplinary actions is a start are all things the district wants to work on.so school board leaders are starting to listen... listen... "why don't we get more faculty in, a more diverse faculty, more faculty that could meet the needs of minorities?" minorities?" "i thinknk personalized learning is definitely a key component coming forward." forward.""we do need to make
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slipping through the cracks have resours and have the same sort of attention that's needed to bring them up to speed."parents say they aren't looking to just write ideas on paper...they -- and the school board -- plan to make concrete changes. changes. "we need to do a bettererob of being as transparent as possible and communicate what we're already doing." doing." "they say more than 50 percent of the jobs in the future haven't been created yet, we have workrko do." on our website, we have the objectives of the equity plan laid out by the district..and what the district has already implemented.dora miller, fox 28 news. one study shows iowa ranks near the bottom for racial progress and intergration. intergration.according to wallet-hub-dot-com - iowa is 49th out of all 50 states and washington, d.c when it comes to racial progress..the website looked at areas like "employment and wealth" along with "education and civic engagement."maine was ranked last, while georgia came in as
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racial intergration, iowa ranked 47th, with hawaii coming out on top. stl to come on the fox 28 news at nine. nine.when man's best friend has no one to care for them. the changes local advocates want legislators to make when it comes to combatting puppy mills. mills.but first, billions of dollars are on the line as n-f-l owners discuss the biggest shakeup to the league in decades.which teams might call a new city home in 2016 -- when the fox 28 news at
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field. with your help, as president,,we will. up, tomorrow on fox28 morning live, why its benefitial for your kids to cook with you. you.tips from a chef on what their role can be, what you can teach them and some
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see you tomorrow at 7 on fox28! after nenely a century of tradition, the veishea celebration on the iowa state university campus as we know it is no longer. longer.the move was made after a the celebratn became a time fofobinge drinking, leading to damaging riots and serious injuries.university president steven leath says instead, they are working on a pair of new celebrations on campus.one will feature the sale of cherry pies on valentines day.a separate celebration of arts will take place in april.the student government will lead the planning of the new events. the citytyf iowa city is seeking new streetside food vendors. vendors.six - - three year permits will be issued allowing vendors to sell food from carts in the pedestrian mall as well as on a portion of iowa avenue.five vendors currently have active permits, which will expire this spring. the city says they're interested in vendors who intend to sell food during the day, instead of only during
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applicationsare due bruary first. ?can you name the n-f-l team in los angeles?if you can't, that's because the second largest city in the country hasnsn had its own team in more than 20 years. years.now that's set to change in a big way.late tonight, n- f-l owners approved a deal to move two teams to l--a.the league confirms one of those teams will be the rams, currently in saint louis.the other, according to reports, is expected to be the san diego chargers.e oakland raiders, which were hoping to move as well, willl instead get a 100-million dollar loan towards a new stadium somewhere else.much like the jets and giants in new york, one stadium will be built for both l-a teams.until that's done in 2019, the l-a teams will share the colliseum with the u-s-c trojans. the biggest lottery jackpot in
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bigger.tomorrow night's powerball drawing is now worth more than 1-point-5 billion dollars.it's so big now,w,that canadians are pouring across the u-s border to try their luck. we come here and drop a lot of money on a regular basis. we shop in the u.s. a lot. so we give to you, it's time you give back!"you don't have to be a us citizen to buy a powerball ticket. // as long as you're buying your tickets at an authorized retail location then that's fine with us." us."nners outside the u-s can expect more taxes. the federal government can take 30- percent of winnings paid to a foreigner, which is 5-percent more than for a u-s resident. right now, experts have the odds of winning at one in
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(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapapng sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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