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candidate to choose. he is telling them...let faith guide them in choosing the right christian candidate and reach out to other believers who haven't believed it matters to vote. the front steps of the iowa statehouse filled fast. several thousand people formed their own mobile megachurch.... the lemasters are ready to get move
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iowa's first in the nation caucuses prompted the reverend graham to chose iowa to launch what he's calling his decision america tour. he's planning on taking that to all 50 states to reawaken christians in becoming a greater part of the political process. speaking of the candidates, marco rubio made three stops in iowa today... he says he is devoting more time to campaigning in iowa, after he received criticism that he wasn't spending enough time here. today he talked agriculture.. 'once you lose agricultural capacity, its gone and it never comes back weve seen that happen in florida. we need to continue to support the american farmer. im open to doing things that dont skew the market and arent unfair and arent gamed and
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the american farmer to compete in the global market place. rubio did not lay out any specific plans on how he would change the global market place. democrat hillary clinton on her second day of campaigning in iowa this week. today, she talked about her autism initiative... her plan would direct money into screening and research... as well as expand employment opportunities for individuals with autism. it would also require insurers to cover autism services... he also said voters need to elect a democrat to the white house... to keep the economy on the right path... clinton says: "now i know my republican friends don't like it when i say this but our economy does better when we have a democrat in the white house and we can look and remember go back 35 years... we had 5 presidents, 3 republicans and 2 democrats... i know both of the democrats and i know they both inherited
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she repeatedly asked the audience to caucus and to talk to their neighbors about voting for her. the caucuses are now 27-days away. former governor tom vilsack sat down alongside our current governor terry branstad today. they made an announcement about overhauling school funding and water quality... 12:25:32-12:25:39 this is a win-win for education, for school infrastructure and for water quality. today, the governor proposed extending the statewide one cent sales take for another 20-years. so instead of expiring in 20-29... it will be in place through 20-49. schools would see an increase each year... but the additional sales tax growth, will go to water quality improvement projects. democratic lawmakers say the plan could shortchange
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current us agriculture secretary tom vilsack says we can't wait for the perfect plan. 12:31:22 we don't want the perfect to be the enemy of the good. 31:25 its not as of time to work on this water quality issue. the reality is that we need to work on it now. the realty is that we cant wait for perfection. farmers can't wait, there is a lawsuit pending, we got to put something out there that the people of iowa can appreciate that this thing is going to be taken seriously and it's going to be handled in a substantive way 12:31:50 vilsack did acknowledge that a lawsuit filed by des moines water works against three northwest iowa counties did bring attention to the issue. it claims the counties don't do enough to stop nitrates from flowing downstream. water works said it used it nitrate removal facility for a record 177 days in 20-15. we'll see a little more water going into iowa rivers..
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chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now... ed, sounds like we could also see a tricky commute tomorrow. the sunshine was a nice change for us today. now say goodbye! more clouds build in tonight and clouds and drizzle take over the forecast. the temperatures will stay mild tonight in the mid to upper 20s. there will start to be patchy drizzle and freezing drizzle beginning at times wednesday
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des moines police say criminal charges won't be filed in a deadly home invasion. police say 31 year old travis williams broke into a home on east 14th street back in december. two people in the home fought back... and williams was stabbed. he died from his wounds. after the investigation, a prosecutor said the 18 and 19 year old acted in self-defense. police are still searching for alf clark... officers issued a material witness warrant for clark in connection with a
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he's wanted for questioning in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex on december 27th. one person was killed and another was wounded. clark is not being considered a suspect at this time. the owners of a vietnamese restaurant.. gutted by a fire last year... say they're just about ready to reopen. fire swept through the a-dong restaurant in sherman hill last august. since then... workers have cleaned up and remodeled the space. today, the finishing touches were put on the seating area. state of the art safety equipment is also going into the kitchen. neal ngu and his wife say they're ready to be back in business. 12:39:01 sit around waiting and don't know what to do. it's sort of hard for me. i've never out of work this long in my life 11 a dong hoped to opens its doors in three months, but the clean up and remodel took longer than expected. it's now scheduled to open its doors next weekend - on the five month
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the fourth largest lottery jackpot, just got bigger. about 50-million bigger.... just how high the jackpot prize is now... and your chances of taking home a portion of it. and there's a one in four chance you'll need blood during your lifetime... and lifeserve is making sure it's ready to help... why the need is high right now for donors to roll up their sleeves. "if a child can't open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure they can't pull a trigger on a gun." president obama laid out his plan to reduce gun violence today. what his critics are saying... and what brought the president to
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the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. nothing more, nothing less. so we got the sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it. all prized cuts, all well-marbled for richness and flavor.
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wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them, and that seals in the juices of the burger. it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger.
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president obama announced a series of executive actions designed to reduce gun violence, including expanding background checks for buyers. president obama, becoming emotional as he talked about the victims of mass shootings... his plan won applause from gun control advocates... but his critics are speaking out... dianne gallagher has more from washington... we're here today, not to debate the last mass shooting but to do something to try to prevent the next one.president barack obama detailing his multiple executive actions on gun control -- encouraging states to report people who shouldn't be able to get guns and expanding background checks for
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republicans on the campaign trail have railed against the president's plan. texas -- or -- presidential candidate president obama is once again going to abuse his power. florida -- or -- presidential candidate when i'm elected president, on the first day, behind my desk, those orders are gone.obama's proposals to ramp up mental health care and add hundreds of f-b-i and a-t-f agents to better enforce current laws and focus on background checks, will all require millions in funding-- which must be secured by congress. and surrounded by families and victims from mass shootings, the president made an emotional plea... and from every family who never imagined that their loved one would be taken from our lives by a bullet from a gun.every time i think about those kids it gets me mad. in washington, i'm dianne
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the president is asking congress for a half billion dollars for more funding for mental health care. speaker paul ryan made clear that republicans will not back tougher gun laws. a u-s service member was killed and two others hurt during a mission in afghanistan... u.s. special operations forces were involved in a counter-terrorism operation when two medevac choppers were called in. one was sent back home... the other chopper landed but damaged it's rotor. the pentagon did not name of the service member killed. the iowa national guard is wrapping up it's mission in flood ravaged missouri. 45-soldiers were deployed to a drinking plant is up and running again, but the water still isn't safe to drink. so, guard members continue to help with water purification. tomorrow... floodwaters are receding in missouri... but now tennessee, mississippi and louisiana are on alert.... as the flood waters move down
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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clouds move back in tonight. temperatures will hold steady in the mid 20s through the night. wednesday will be cloudy and gray with drizzle at times and temperatures in the upper 30s. northern iowa may see a touch of freezing drizzle as well. all should remain light. more rain is forecast for thursday and friday. through friday morning, some parts of southern iowa may see three-quarters of an inch of rain. cold air pushes in friday night through saturday. this will lead to snow fall across the state with 1 to 3" possible through early saturday morning. temperatures will be much colder for the weekend with highs in the teens and overnight lows
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a trip somewhere warm sounds good about now... and winning a big lottery jackpot could make planning a getaway a lot easier... coming up next... just how high the powerball lottery climbed since yesterday... and the cash value of that prize should
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the holidays are a slow time for blood donations.... and now lifeserve is working to build back up it's critically low supply... life serve put out the call last week, that it had a great need for donors... donors did step up... but they could use more.... last week, life serve was down to a less than one day supply of blood. this week, it's up to a one to two day supply, which is still lower than life serve wants on hand. supply is typically low after the holidays because donors are busy during the holidays... and demand is higher. and more snow is coming this way, so that could increase the need... 55:54-56:08 blood donation is one of the few activities that doesn't take a lot of money, a lot of time, and it has such a big impact in your community, one donation can help save the lives of up to 3 hospital patients, so you are generally helping people at a local level. life serve is holding a special
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des moines donor center... it's from 6-30 a-m to 3-30 p.m. donors get a free t-shirt, two coupons form iowa pork producers, and a voucher for free oil change. to find out how you can donate, we've set up a link on our website, who tv dot com... iowans could be lining up for a big powerball prize... wednesday's jackpot is now an estimated 450-thousand dollars... that's the 6th largest jackpot of any u-s lottery game. the jackpot was initially set for 4- hundred-million dollars... but lottery leaders say the surge in ticket sales bumped up the prize. the cash value of the jackpot is 275- point-4 million dollars. tickets cost two dollars each... that will give you a one in 292-million
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write
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hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. before we go... worlds are colliding... and we have a clear picture of it... it's from the hubble space telescope. nasa released this photo of two galaxies merging into one. the space agency says it first thought the picture was that of one abnormal galaxy. but further research determined that it's actually two galaxies colliding. eventually, the new galaxy will become stable. the new galaxy is located about 230 million light years from
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