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central iowa. temperatures are in the single digits both above and below zero. wind chills even lower. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens.
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an urbandale police officer shot and killed a suspect after responding to a drug call at a hotel this morning. officers were called to the holiday inn at 4800 merle hay road just after four this morning... on arrival, police encountered three people in the hotel lobby.. that's when officers say one of the suspects pulled out gun and started shooting at them. police returned fire... killing the shooter. two women took off, but were caught a short time later and are now in custody. urbandale police are planning to hold a news conference on the officer involved shooting. check back for more information on this developing story throughout the morning. a brief standoff ended without injury in the drake neighborhood .. police responded to call of a man firing shots in the air
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university around seven last night.. the suspect then walked into the nearby platinum kutz barber shop. officers talked him out of the building and took him into custody.. 45 year old reginald douglas of des moines is in the polk county jail this morning. he's charged with possession of a weapon as a felon, discharging firearms in the city, and possession of marijuana. des moines police also arrested a pair of armed suspects... accused of trying to break into a home on park avenue thursday night. the homeowner called police... and as officers pulled up.. they saw two men drive away. that led to a chase that hit 70-miles per hour and ended when the suspect crashed into a ditch near 63rd and park. 'the suspects tried to run from the car but not a wise move with the fresh snow, it was easy to follow their tracks we had them in custody in a matter of minutes. 31 year old zeferino padilla and 33 year old felipe padilla are charged
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firearm and attempted burglary. a substitute teacher is facing disciplinary action... after students claimed he was drunk in the classroom.. police removed the teacher from a junior high classroom in iowa city thursday. that's after complaints from students that he was drunk. his name isn't being released because he wasn't charged with a crime. iowa city school officials say "the teacher will be excluded from subbing in our district. i'm not going to say forever. he will be excluded from subbing." a fight at merrill middle school sent an 8th grader to the hospital with a concussion. channel 13's jodi whitworth has more on what happened. - hes got a heart of gold known as big john on the football field... 14 - year - old john brilliant junior is described as an all around good kid ... but also known as the type of kid who doesn't mind standing up for
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-having words exchanged with kids in school is common but have it get pushed to this when your in a bathroom, he was probably like where did this come from - john brilliant senior on tuesday -- john junior got into a fight with another student at merill middle school in the bathroom over the lunch hour.... that child then punched my son one time, my son when to return a punch. that kid ducked it and this child hit my son again then swooped down onto the ground and took my sons legs out from underneath him the fight -- landing john junior in the hospital, with a severe concussion and injures to his arm and leg. according to police -- the boys were involved in a "play fight" a few weeks ago.... and tuesday's fight was a rematch.... witnesses say the fight the was mutual the victim's father knew the
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but claims emotions ultimately spilled over due to lack of adult supervision in the cafeteria.. - how many staff members or teachers would over see the cafeteria at the time, it seems like that you have a lot of kids there at once how many people keep an eye on things. they told me three and in the same sentence there is only three is because they are understaffed. john senior says his son will have to undergo weeks of physical therapy for his arm and leg... and doesn't plan to press charges against the other student.... but says the school needs to watch it's students more closely.... - we give these schools our trust to care for these kids, its not like they are watching a pet turtle. we expected them to come home the way they left the des moines school district issued this statement regarding brillant's claims... saying -- there was ample supervision in the lunchroom. however, the investigation clearly concluded that both students
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from adults, and willingly participated in the fight. both students are facing disciplinary action as a result. " students in ankeny aren't allowed to bring sweets to the classroom this year. a new policy bans homemade and store - bought treats... it was put in place to ensure every student can take part... including those with food allergies or financial restrictions. instead, students are encouraged to bring things like pencils or erasers. officials say they're getting mixed reactions from parents... we've got families that think its the best policy we've ever come up with because they have children that are impacted in a negative way with the use of food in our schools, all the way up to families that wish we had a buffet that students could free graze all day long. we've tried to come up with a policy, procedure, that does the greatest good for our students. the west des moines school
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treats containing peanuts... and in des moines, the decision is made on a classroom by classroom basis. some drake students are getting in the holiday spirit by singing... singing choir students are delivering singing valentines around the metro. people placed orders for love songs to be sung to their sweethearts. the money supports the choir's upcoming tour in latvia, estonia, and finland. still to come on today in iowa saturday... if you have room at home and in your heart for this little guy... mickey could be the right match for you. meet him and find out how you can help the other four legged
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it's almost valentine's day and we've been blown away by how creative and elaborate valentines keep getting...we asked our viewers to submit their own on facebook...take a look at some of their valentines... krystal mchenry submitted this valentine: you're the apple of my eye! libby kyte submitted this valentine: you blow me away, valentine! check out our facebook page to
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for a chance to be featured on today in iowa saturday! it's a very cold morning in central iowa. a wind chill advisory remains in effect in northern iowa until 8 am as wind chills stay down near -20. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather advisory begins at 9 pm. light snow will begin to fall late tonight and again early sunday morning. totals across northern central and
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from 3 to 5". lesser amounts will fall to the southwest of the des moines metro. the snow should taper off by noon. roads will remain slick through sunday afternoon. temperatures will briefly rise to 40 degrees on monday and will return to the 30s mid-week. but there's another nice warm up to the 50s
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a homemade take on the classic snack pack... when we come back we'll show you how to whip up some pudding ... just in
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when is the last time you had
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butter and salt...salt brings out the flavor of something sweet...add in bittersweet or dark chocolate...tons of local
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shops you could serve this warm or you could transfer it to some cute little bowls. once its chilled you can add a little heart with whipped cream. if you'd like more information about the recipe...we'll be back
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and welcome back to today in iowa saturday i'm joined by stephanie from the animal rescue league...this is mickey...he loves people...he loves exploring and he is very light...he has a lot of spunk to him who can be demanding of attnention...25
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weekend to find a new companion during valentines day.....3 dollars to every registration goes back to the arl...spring break is coming up as well and we're doing some spring break workshops to continue the learning...hands on with the animals it's so much fun...zumba class has been a fun fundraiser at the arl all proceeds go back to the arl thanks stephanie....we'll be right back
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and i raise turkey for honeysuckle white . we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer. (female announcer) honeysuckle white . no growth-promoting antibiotics,
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it's a very cold morning in central iowa. temperatures are in the single digits both above and below zero. wind chills even lower. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens.
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thank you megan. it is now and time to recap out top stories... urbandale police say an officer shot and killed a suspect at the merle hay holiday inn this morning. officers... responding to a drug call... encountered three people in the hotel lobby. police say one of the suspects pulled out a gun and started shooting.
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two women fled the scene, but are now in custody. a 45 year old des moines man is behind bars this morning... following a brief standoff with police last night. officers were called to the area of 23rd and university after reports of a man firing shots in the into the platinum kutz barber shop, but police managed to talk him out. reginald douglas is charged with felon, discharging firearms in the marijuana. the remaining six republican presidential candidates will share the spotlight in south carolina tonight. heading into tonight's debate, donald trump is threatening to sue ted cruz. mary moloney has more on the political bickering out on the campaign trail. after autographing a baby in louisiana -- donald trump pledged to go
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presidential candidate: "i won't use foul language, i'm just not going to do it."but less than 24 hours later -- trump threatened ted cruz with a lawsuit tweeting: if @tedcruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating, & doing negative ads, i have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen cruz returned fire. presidential candidate: "there is more than a little irony in donald accusing anyone of being nasty given the torrent of obscenities and vulgarities that come out of his month."in south carolina where voters will cast ballots later this month -- the airwaves are plastered with spiteful ads "maybe you should vote for more than just a pretty face next time"this one backfiring on cruz. his campaign pulling it after finding out this actress is an adult film star cruz's team is refocusing with a new spot spoofing the move office space. "damn it feels good to be a clinton...a shameless politician always plays her cards right."hillary clinton also in south carolina presidential candidate: "i'm going to go after every single barrier that stands in the way of what americans can do."hoping the
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slows bernie sanders' momentum following his big new hampshire win presidential candidate: "thank you new hampshire"the fight for the first-in-the-south primary will likely hinge on support from african-american voters - who make up over half the democratic electorate in the state. clinton lost african-americans in south carolina to president obama 2008. : "thank you south carolina, thank you."but monday -- another president will be in south carolina. george w bush. wanting to lift his brother jeb's campaign. i'm mary moloney reporting. tonight's debate in south carolina starts tonight at 8. this will be the first time the candidates have squared off since the new hampshire primary. former virginia governor jim gilmore held on longer than half the field, but is now throwing in the towel. gilmore failed to qualify for all but one presidential debate. he also finished last in the iowa caucuses and new hampshire primary. in suspending his campaign friday... gilmore says he will support the
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as the democratic candidates prepare for the nevada....a public policy group is trying to change how the party picks its nominee... under the current system.. a candidate with the least amount of votes can still become the nominee. and this is why... in new hampshire..bernie sanders received 56-thousand more votes than hillary clinton.... yet you can still call it tie. the state's six super delegates have pledged their support to hillary clinton... giving them 15 a piece. superdelegates are made up of party insiders.... who you overwhelmingly support clinton. she has a 350-delegate advantage despite splitting the first two contests with sanders. candidates need the support of nearly 24-hundred total delegates to win the nomination. senate democratic leader harry reid says the superdelegates are needed to counter racial problems in iowa and new
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eight years ago i looked at this and i though how in the world could we have the future of this country dependent on iowa which is 93 percent white and we have new hampshire which is 97 percent white. no diversity, no diversity in iowa and to have the final decision based on those two states, it was wrong reid may have forgotten that caucuses... that win helped pave his way to the white house as the nation's first african american president. voters in reid's home state of nevada went with hillary clinton in 2008. two hostages and the suspected gunman were found dead in an omaha home friday... following a 12-hour standoff. police believe it started as a domestic dispute that turned violent
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negotiators spent most of friday trying to get 35-year-old kenneth clark to surrender. but clark refused and just as police used tear gas to end the stand off, they heard gunshots. investigators suspect clark killed himself after killing two other men. the douglas county sheriff's office said this was not the outcome they wanted. "in the end it came down to this individual surrendering peacefully, he chose not to" the names of the men killed have not been released. the flint, michigan water crisis has become a national emergency and hits close to home for an iowa state basketball star... 'it just hurts e inside to know my city is going through that and as of right now i cant do nothing much for it.' junior point guard monte morris grew up in flint and has seen the effects first hand... in april of 20-14, the city temporarily began drawing its water from the flint river... now...the michigan department of
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it failed to treat the water for corrosive materials ... causing lead poisoning where morris grew up. he hopes an online go fund me account poisoning where morris grew up. he hopes an online go fund me account put together by iowa state students can help give his hometown something to be proud of... the mayor of flint says it could take up to 1.5 billion dollars to repair the infrastructure of the citys water system... you can help donate to the go-fund-me page through a link on whotv- dot com. still to come on today in iowa saturday... watch a fairy tale come to life on stage or cheer on the iowa wild as the puck drops... some of the ways you can spend your
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good morning everyone. it's another great weekend to get out and enjoy des moines and the metro. join joseph giunta and the des moines symphony for their performance of peter and the wolf the characters come to life on the civic center stage at 1-oclock tickets are 10 dollars cheer on the iowa wild as they face off against the grand rapids griffins! the first 15 hundred fans will receive a super hero poster at wells fargo arena the puck drops at 7 tonight and tickets start at 10 dollars.
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for a stellar performance at prairie meadows. the rock legends are bringing their talents for a night of amazing music starting at 8 tonight tickets start at 25 dollars. remember, there are thousands of ways to enjoy des moines and the metro. to find out how, check out our website at catch des moines dot com. it's almost valentine's day and we've been blown away by how creative and elaborate valentines keep getting...we asked our viewers to submit their own on facebook...take a look at some of their valentines... emily wieser submitted this valentine: i think you're dino-mite! love your friend-o-saur. michelle anderson submitted this valentine: i like you a-bot! check out our facebook page to
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for a chance to be featured on today in iowa saturday! it's a very cold morning in central iowa. a wind chill
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effect in northern iowa until 8 am as wind chills stay down near -20. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather advisory begins at 9 pm. light snow will begin to fall late tonight and again early sunday morning. totals across northern central and north eastern iowa will range from 3 to 5". lesser amounts will fall to the southwest of the des moines metro. the snow should taper off by
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sunday afternoon. temperatures will briefly rise to 40 degrees on monday and will return to the 30s mid-week. but there's another nice warm up to the 50s
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still to come on today in iowa saturday... it's all glitz and glamor this valentine's day... when we come back...see how you can turn the boring ....into a beautiful decoration. coming up in sports...mckay is back and a must see dunk in high school
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welcome back to today in iowa saturday. i'm joined by lisa cochran from two men and a truck who's here in studio to show us how to recycle some old card board boxes to make fun valentine's day
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the boys high school basketball season is winding down, just 2 weeks left until the postseason tips off. 2 metro teams making a strong push towards state. hoover and north. packed house at north high school. 2nd q. dontre english, creates. stepback j, bottoms up. 31 for english. polar bears up 6. but the huskies go on a big run. of the steal. douglas wilson, lets dunk. 2 handed slam. huskies within
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junior. now up 4. clock winding down in the 2nd. tyreke locure. the freshman with a stepback 3. thats nba range. he is goooooddd. but hoover pulls away in the 2nd. huskies win 72-60 tigers ranked 7th. maroons 4th in the latest rankings. valley quick out oft he gates. range. buries the 3. tigers up 3. next possession. pete economos, lets have another. 6-zip tigers. dowling answers inside with the big man ted brown. muscles up between 3 defenders. then its defense leading to offense. sam ingoli the block, and cole scizenski shows he is a bad man. whoa! left handed dunk and the foul. student
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but valley gets the last laugh. tigers win a good one 41-39. another ranked showdown on the girls side. dowling trailed by 3 at the half but they turn it on in the 3rd. anna wanek, mid range game on point. maroons up 1. then lets go further out. marin daniel drops in 3 more. 11-0 run to start the 3rd. lead up to 8. tiers respond with their talented freshman zoe young, floater is good. but the maroons are too tough in the 2nd half. dowling wins 71-54drake women crush illinois state 98-58. 26 for lizzy wendelljameel mckay is back head coach steve prohm confirmed the news today. mckay will not start against the longhorns but come
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the senior has missed the last 2 games because of suspension. the cyclones went 1-1 without depth...steve prohm is glad his center is back night. the longhorns have moved ahead of isu in the big 12 standings.missed opportunity. thats the best way to describe iowa's
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possession of first place in the big 10, but indiana had other ideas. missed free throws, bad start, rebounding, all contributed to the 85-78 loss. hawks return home sunday to take on the worst team in the big 10...minnesota. wild hosting grand rapids. pink in the rink night. 1st period. christoph bertschy 1-timer. power play goal. wild win win the pink jerseys 4-2 iowa state football player luke
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knott will forego his final year of eilgibility this fall because of multiple hip surgeries.knott will graduate in may and already has a job lined up in kansas city after school. knott says although he loves football, the injuries have been too much, and he has to think about his future health. he started 3 games last season at
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breaking news this morning... police are on scene of a deadly shooting. the call that brought officers to this metro hotel ....and what they say led to gunfire inside
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it's a very cold morning in central iowa. temperatures are in the single digits both above and below zero. wind chills even lower. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather
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an urbandale police officer shot and killed a suspect after responding to a drug call at a hotel this morning. officers were called to the holiday inn at 4800 merle hay road just after four this morning... on arrival, police encountered three people in the hotel lobby.. that's when officers say one of the suspects pulled out gun and started shooting at them. police returned fire... killing the shooter. two women took off in a car, but were caught a short time later and are now in custody. urbandale police are planning to hold a news conference on the officer involved shooting. check back for more information on this developing story throughout the morning. a brief standoff ended without injury in the drake neighborhood .. police responded to call of a man firing shots in the air near 23rd and university around seven last
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walked into the nearby platinum kutz barber shop. officers talked him out of the building and took him into custody.. 45 year old reginald douglas of des moines is in the polk county jail this morning. he's charged with possession of a weapon as a felon, discharging firearms in the city, and possession of marijuana. des moines police also arrested a pair of armed suspects... accused of trying to break into a home on park avenue thursday night. the homeowner called police... and as officers pulled up.. they saw two men drive away. that led to a chase that hit 70-miles per hour and ended when the suspect crashed into a ditch near 63rd and park. 'the suspects tried to run from the car but not a wise move with the fresh snow, it was easy to follow their tracks we had them in custody in a matter of minutes. 31 year old zeferino padilla and 33 year old felipe padilla are charged with felon in possession of a
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a substitute teacher is facing disciplinary action... after students claimed he was drunk in tte classroom.. police removed the teacher from a junior high classroom in iowa city thursday. that's after complaints from students that he was drunk. his name isn't being released because he wasn't charged with a crime. iowa city school officials say "the teacher will be excluded from subbing in our district. i'm not going to say forever. he will be excluded from subbing." a fight at merrill middle school sent an 8th grader to the hospital with a whitworth has more on what happened. - hes got a heart of gold known field... 14 - year - old john brillant junior is described as an all around good kid ... kid who doesn't mind standing up for himself -having words exchanged with
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pushed to this when your in a bathroom, he was probably like where did this come from - john brillant senior on tuesday -- john junior got into a fight with another student at merill middle school in the bathroom over the lunch hour.... that child then punched my son one time, my son when to return a punch. that kid ducked it and this child hit my son again then swooped down onto the ground and took my sons legs out from underneath him the fight -- landing john junior in the hospital, with a severe concussion and injures to his arm and leg. according to police -- the boys were involved in a "play fight" a few weeks ago.... and tuesday's fight was a rematch.... witnesses say the fight the was mutual the victim's father knew the boys were having trouble getting along... but claims emotions ultimately spilled over due to lack of adult supervision in
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- how many staff members or teachers would over see the cafeteria at the time, it seems like that you have a lot of kids there at once how many people keep an eye on things. they told me three and in the same sentence there is only three is because they are understaffed. john senior says his son will have to undergo weeks of physical therapy for his arm and leg... and doesn't plan to press charges against the other student.... but says the school needs to watch it's students more closely.... - we give these schools our trust to care for these kids, its not like they are watching a pet turtle. we expected them to come home the way they left the des moines school district issued this statement regarding brillant's claims... saying -- there was ample supervision in the lunchroom. however, the investigation clearly concluded that both students went into a restroom -- away
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participated in the fight. both students are facing disciplinary action as a result. " students in ankeny aren't allowed to bring sweets to the classroom this year. a new policy bans homemade and store - bought treats... it was put in place to ensure every student can take part... including those with food allergies or financial restrictions. instead, students are encouraged erasers. officials say they're getting mixed reactions from parents... we've got families that think its the best policy we've ever come up with because they have children that are impacted in a negative way with the use of food in our schools, all the way up to families that wish we had a buffet that students could free graze all day long. we've tried to come up with a policy, procedure, that does the greatest good for our students. the west des moines school district has a ban on classroom treats containing
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the decision is made on a classroom by classroom basis. some drake students are getting in the holiday spirit by singing... singing choir students are delivering singing valentines around the metro. people placed orders for love songs to be sung to their sweethearts. the money supports the choir's upcoming tour in latvia, estonia, and finland. still to come on today in iowa saturday... this meal has a little heat... how to get burst of flavor inside a tortilla...plus a way to tone it
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it's almost valentine's day and we've been blown away by how creative and elaborate valentines keep getting...we asked our viewers to submit their own on facebook...take a look at some of their valentines... kelly braga submitted this valentine: a hairball just for you! have a grumpy valentine's day! bethany halverson submitted this valentine: whistle valentine! check out our facebook page to
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valentine for a chance to be saturday! it's a very cold morning in central iowa. a wind chill advisory remains in effect in northern iowa until 8 -20. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather advisory begins at 9 pm. light snow will begin to fall late tonight and again early sunday morning. totals across northern central and
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lesser amounts will fall to the southwest of the des moines metro. the snow should taper off by noon. roads will remain slick through sunday afternoon. temperatures will briefly rise to 40 degrees on monday and will return to the 30s mid-week. but there's another nice warm up to the 50s
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still to come on today in iowa saturday... if you're celebrating at home... how to whip up a signature drink for valentine's day and some d-i-y goodie bags that will be too cute to
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welcome back to today in iowa saturday...i'm joined now by taylor boesen, owner of white willow events in des moines. she's here to show us how to get in the valentine's day spirit with a perfect sweetheart table, a valentine's signature drink
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welcome back, we're headed into the lenten season so i'm hoping to give you a recipe that will help with that...i have a salmon recipe for you today...i love to add a fruit salsa...great way to
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can use any kind of fish or this and i have a fruit salsa. this is kind of like a flavor bomb in a tortilla. you need a cup of pineapple...we are going to zest a lime...i usually do a out the whole lime...adds a fresh flavor to the lime...then juice the lime. i only need a tablespoon and it
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salt. and that's it for the fruit salsa and it adds a flavor. if you'd like more info check out our
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it's a very cold morning in central iowa. temperatures are in the single digits both above and below zero. wind chills even lower. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather
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thank you megan. it is now and time to recap out top stories... urbandale police say an officer shot and killed a suspect at the merle hay holiday inn this morning. officers... responding to a drug call... encountered three people in the hotel lobby. police say one of the suspects pulled out a gun and started
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officers returned fire...killing the shooter. two women fled the scene, but are now in custody. a 45 year old des moines man is behind bars this morning... following a brief standoff with police last night. officers were called to the area of 23rd and university after reports of a man firing shots in the air. the suspect then went into the platinum kutz barber shop, but police managed to talk him out. reginald douglas is charged with possession of a weapon as a felon, discharging firearms in the city, and possession of marijuana. the remaining six republican presidential candidates will share the spotlight in south carolina tonight. heading into tonight's debate, donald trump is threatening to sue ted cruz. mary moloney has more on the political bickering out on the campaign trail. after autographing a baby in louisiana -- donald trump pledged to go positive
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use foul language, i'm just not going to do it."but less than 24 hours later -- trump threatened ted cruz with a lawsuit tweeting: if @tedcruz doesn't clean up his act, stop cheating, & doing negative ads, i have standing to sue him for not being a natural born citizen cruz returned fire. presidential candidate: "there is more than a little irony in donald accusing anyone of being nasty given the torrent of obscenities and vulgarities that come out of his month."in south carolina where voters will cast ballots later this month -- the airwaves are plastered with spiteful ads "maybe you should vote for more than just a pretty face next time"this one backfiring on cruz. his campaign pulling it after finding out this actress is an adult film star cruz's team is refocusing with a new spot spoofing the move office space. "damn it feels good to be a clinton...a shameless politician always plays her cards right."hillary clinton also in south carolina presidential candidate: "i'm going to go after every single barrier that
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americans can do."hoping the palmetto state slows bernie sanders' momentum following his big new hampshire win presidential candidate: "thank you new hampshire"the fight for the first-in-the-south primary will likely hinge on support from african-american voters - who make up over half the democratic electorate in the state. clinton lost african-americans in south carolina to president obama 2008. : "thank you south carolina, thank you."but monday -- another president will be in south carolina. george w bush. wanting to lift his brother jeb's campaign. i'm mary moloney reporting. tonight's debate in south carolina starts tonight at 8. this will be the first time the candidates have squared off since the new hampshire primary. former virginia governor jim gilmore held on longer than half the field, but is now throwing in the towel. gilmore failed to qualify for all but one presidential debate. he also finished last in the iowa caucuses and new hampshire
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in suspending his campaign friday... gilmore says he will support the eventual nominee. as the democratic candidates prepare for the nevada....a public policy group is trying to change how the party picks its nominee... under the current system.. a candidate with the least amount of votes can still become the nominee. and this is why... in new hampshire..bernie sanders received 56-thousand more votes than hillary clinton.... yet you can still call it tie. the state's six super delegates have pledged their support to hillary clinton... giving them 15 a piece. superdelegates are made up of democratic elected officials and party insiders.... who you overwhelmingly support clinton. she has a 350-delegate advantage despite splitting the first two contests with sanders. candidates need the support of nearly 24-hundred total delegates to win the nomination. senate democratic leader harry reid says the superdelegates
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needed to counter racial problems in iowa and new hampshire... eight years ago i looked at this and i though how in the world could we have the future of this country dependent on iowa which is 93 percent white and we have new hampshire which is 97 percent white. no diversity, no diversity in iowa and to have the final decision based on those two states, it was wrong reid may have forgotten that barack obama won the iowa caucuses... that win helped pave his way to the white house as the nation's first african american president. voters in reid's home state of nevada went with hillary clinton in 2008. two hostages and the suspected gunman were found dead in an omaha home friday... following a
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police believe it started as a domestic dispute that turned violent and eventually deadly. negotiators spent most of friday trying to get 35-year-old kenneth clark to surrender. but clark refused and just as police used tear gas to end the stand off, they heard gunshots. investigators suspect clark killed himself after killing two other men. the douglas county sheriff's office said this was not the outcome they wanted. the names of the men killed have not been released. the flint, michigan water crisis has become a national emergency and hits close to home for an iowa state basketball star... 'it just hurts me inside to know my city is going through that and as of right now i cant do nothing much for it.' junior point guard monte morris grew up in flint and has seen the effects first hand... in april of 20-14, the city temporarily began drawing its water from the flint river... now...the michigan department of environmental quality has
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it failed to treat the water for corrosive materials ... causing lead poisoning where morris grew up. he hopes an online go fund me account put together by iowa state students can help give his hometown something to be proud of... the mayor of flint says it could take up to 1.5 billion dollars to repair the infrastructure of the citys water system... you can help donate to the go-fund-me page through a link on whotv- dot com. still to come on today in iowa saturday... tomorrow we're celebrating national organ donation day... and...when we come back...a share the touching story of how his daughter gave
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it's almost valentine's day and we've been blown away by how creative and elaborate valentines keep getting...we asked our viewers to submit their own on facebook...take a look at some of their valentines... melissa beck submitted this valentine: sip sip hooray it's valentine's day! deane mcpherson submitted this valentine: "valentine, you make me flush" check out our facebook page to submit your own creative
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for a chance to be featured on today in iowa saturday! it's a very cold morning in central iowa. a wind chill advisory remains in effect in northern iowa until 8 am as wind chills stay down near -20. clouds will fill in through the day and temperatures will reach the mid-teens. late tonight, a winter weather advisory begins at 9 pm. light snow will begin to fall late tonight and again early sunday morning. totals across northern central and north eastern iowa will range
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lesser amounts will fall to the southwest of the des moines metro. the snow should taper off by noon. roads will remain slick through sunday afternoon. temperatures will briefly rise to 40 degrees on monday and will return to the 30s mid-week. but there's another nice warm up to the 50s
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i'm joined now by michael porche, who's actively involved in the iowa donor network. his daughter emily gave the gift of life as an organ and tissue donor in 2007 and michael has been active in the community since. he recently raised $500 dollars for
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the boys high school basketball season is winding down, just 2 weeks left until the postseason tips off. 2 metro teams making a strong push towards state. hoover and north. packed house at north high school. 2nd q. dontre english, creates. stepback j, bottoms up. 31 for english. polar bears up 6. but the huskies go on a big run. of the steal. douglas wilson, lets dunk. 2 handed slam. huskies within 1. then its aldreias campbell junior. money from the corner. hoover now up 4. clock winding down in the 2nd.
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stepback 3. thats nba range. he is goooooddd. but hoover pulls away in the 2nd. huskies win 72-60 tigers ranked 7th. maroons 4th in the latest rankings. valley quick out oft he gates. quinton curry, shows off the range. buries the 3. tigers up 3. next possession. pete economos, lets have another. 6-zip tigers. dowling answers inside with the big man ted brown. muscles up between 3 defenders. then its defense leading to offense. sam ingoli the block, and cole scizenski shows he is a bad man. whoa!
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section is like...'what the heck just happened...' but valley gets the last laugh. another ranked showdown on the girls side. dowling trailed by 3 at the half but they turn it on in the 3rd. anna wanek, mid range game on point. maroons up 1. then lets go further out. marin daniel drops in 3 more. 11-0 run to start the 3rd. lead up to 8. tiers respond with their talented freshman zoe young, floater is good. the 2nd half. dowling wins 71-54drake women crush illinois state 98-58. 26
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head coach steve prohm confirmed the news today. mckay will not start against the longhorns but come off the bench and play against texas. the senior has missed the last 2 games because of suspension. the cyclones went 1-1 without mckay. mckay adds size and depth...steve prohm is glad his center is back cyclones need this one saturday night. the longhorns have moved ahead of isu in the big 12 standings.missed opportunity. thats the best way to describe iowa's loss to indiana.the hawkeyes had a chance to stay in sole
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first place in the big 10, but indiana had other ideas. missed free throws, bad start, the 85-78 loss. hawks return home sunday to take on the worst team in the big grand rapids. pink in the rink night. 1st period. christoph bertschy 1-timer. power play goal. wild win win the pink jerseys 4-2 iowa state football player luke career. knott will forego his final year of eilgibility this fall because of multiple hip surgeries.knott will graduate in may and already has
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kansas city after school. knott says although he loves football, the injuries have been too much, and he has to think about his future health. he started 3 games last season at
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a michigan man is getting a lot of help in the love department. matt hill works for a lawn and garden company in grand traverse county. his co-workers recently surprised him by putting his face and contact information on a billboard. the six-foot-tall 25-year-old says he was pretty surprised by the gesture, but he's making the most of it. hill says he's taken dozens of calls, texts and emails from potential suitors. he says he's not looking for just a fling...he's really hoping to find
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zooming in from outer space to see what we are doin' tiny little astronauts ready to get to it intergalactic scientists earthbound on a mission they're the brightest of the best a team of friends upon a quest all aboard they send reports of projects they are doin' question and investigate there is nothin' to it make a guess and do your best gathering the data
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they're a band of cosmic friends tiny happy aliens blast off to another world secretly exploring when they land upon the earth nothing's ever boring they might have landed in your room be testing in the kitchen or exploring in the bathroom have you noticed something missin' it's another undercover super secret day experimenting all the way they think our planet's really great here come fleeker boomer flo adventures everywhere they go so check your room for cosmic friends tiny happy aliens they're floogals three two one let's go [snoring] [yawning] - okay, floogals, scruffy the dog is asleep.

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