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overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend. sabrina: let's get into the
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morning.... sabrina: search teams continue to search the wreckage of a russian jetliner that crashed saturday shortly after takeoff from an egyptian resort. russia held a day of mourning sunday for the 224 people that died while aboard the plane.... new this morning... investigators say the plane crash was caused by "external influence".. not by techinical fault or human error. elias: in the number two spot this morning... elias: police in fort dodge need your help solving a string of car buglaries. twelve incidents were reported throughout the city of fort dodge from 19th street to 14th
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street and 3rd avenue north to 2nd ave south. police are asking people to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity. anyone with information is asked to call police or crime stoppers. sabrina: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... sabrina: the fallout from last week's republican presidential debate on c-n-b-c continues... angered candidates and g-o-p members have lead to the republican national committee appointing a new official to serve as the lead debate negotiator. campaign representatives convened sunday night to discus potential changes to the debate process...even drafting a list of demands. the candidates felt the october 28th debate had a hostile tone of questioning. elias: number four... elias: a reminder for parents to check any halloween candy before giving it to their kids... sewing needles were found in five twix bars handed out to kids in a town in pennsylvania. the incident was reported after someone read on facebook about
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snicker bars being tampered with. it's still unclear who put the needles in the candy. sabrina: and finally in the top five... sabrina: after a 30-year drought, the kansas city royals are world series champions. the royals scored five runs in the top of the twelfth inning, and held off a comeback from the mets to take game five of the series last night. this is the second world series title in franchise history for the team. elias: new this morning...the governor's plan to privatize medicaid goes before a house oversight committee this week... elias: the plan to turn over iowa's medicaid program to four companies still facing hurdles despite a january over iowa's medicaid program to four companies still facing hurdles despite a january first implementation. tomorrow the first of two scheduled hearings will be held to review the privatization plans. governor branstad has said the move would mean
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streamlined services and lower costs. however, the proposal still also needs to get federal approval. sabrina: it's time to enroll or re- enroll for insurance coverage through the federal marketplace. sabrina: the window for 20-16 coverage opened sunday, and those needing help getting coverage can find it today. several local health organizations will hold an enrollment fair today. counselors will be on hand at the davis center for working families to help. to get coverage you will need a current i-d, last tax return, and your last pay stub if working. the open enrollment window will last for three months...closing on january 31st. elias: get ready to cast your ballots this week in city and municipal elections across iowa... elias: tomorrow will be the day for regular city elections and a special election here in the hawkeye state. most polling locations will open tuesday at 7 a-m for voters to cast their ballots. along with city and municpal elections...the
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governor also set tomorrow as the day for a special election to fill the house district 5 seat. any city elections requiring a runoff will be held on december first. sabrina: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just
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confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend. sam: weather adlib: now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday,
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reported about a group of homeless campers facing the possibility of being evicted. sabrina: the campers told us they weren't sure where they'd go if they were forced to leave. local five's jacob peklo has more on their quest to find a more permanent place to live. jacob peklo, studio: "as the calendar flips to november, a group of homeless campers at sacred heart is hoping the winds of change will blow their way soon." bret bell, homeless: "it's been a little depressing out here. i'm not going to lie. i mean, with the weather, it's been rainy and wet and cold." a few weeks ago, the campers at sacred heart were looking at the prospect of eviction from the des moines woods. natural sound: "you want to help?" christine griffin, homeless: "we haven't had anybody come down here and speak with us, and we've got someone here 24 hours a day around the clock." even though they've found a better spot to camp out, they're still facing a number of challenges. bret bell, homeless: "my tent will leak sometimes, his tent will leak sometimes. their tent might leak
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and we get scared, you know. his tent will the middle of nowhere. we going to make it'?" as the temperature starts to plummet, they say they've been working hard to find work and a two or three bedroom place to stay for the winter. d'andre carter, homeless: "but i have been applying. i do have my income coming from being out of foster care, but i try to take one step and it gets shot right back down." christine griffin, homeless: "having rapid rehousing and someone who has a felony of 12 years old, people are still, it's really hard for us to find a place." on monday, christine griffin hopes to meet with some low income housing representatives. and if the meeting goes well, they're hoping to have a new home. christine griffin, homeless: "as long as we keep the campsite clean, we're hoping that they're able to leave alone until we're able to get into a place." but in the meantime, they'll continue to lean on each other. d'andre carter, homeless: "it gets depressing where you just want to give up, but you know you can't."
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weekend, the campers got a well-timed delivery from the nonprofit care for camps. the group brought them new clothes and food to help in the upcoming colder months. if you'd like to help out some of the homeless in des moines, care for camps is still seeking more donations. you can find still seeking more donations. you can find more information on how to help at we are iowa dot com. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break but have lots more good morning iowa still ahead... sabrina: coming up, we find out who you thought did the best job carving pumpkins.. elias: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...46- hundred block of northwest 142nd avenue and a second at the ...49-hundred block of northwest beaver drive. so take care on the roads today...
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let's also get a traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning after this!
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morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." elias: help is on its way from iowa to texas....red cross disaster volunteers are on their way to help in areas hit by recent flooding. heavy rainfall has push rivers out of their banks and flooded communities in the lone star state. the iowa volunteers will be heloing in a variety of
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including serving food, making sure people have a safe place to stay, and assessing the damage. elias: (anchor toss to wx) sam: adlib toss. sam: now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend.
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toss back. sabrina: the votes have sabrina:
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sabrina: the votes have been tallied and we now have a winner for the best pumpkin carver here on good morning iowa... based on your facebook comments and likes, my owl shaped creation comes in first...with 51- percent of the voting... elias's jack came in second with 43-percent of the votes... and our last minute entry of the "sam-kin" did manage to get a few votes along the way as well. there were plenty of spooky sights around the metro this halloween....so be sure to share your pictures and comments with local five...you may even see them on-air!
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time for another quick break... when we come back...some big wins in college football, which makes the morning crew pretty happy today... we'll check on our alumni tracker, just ahead.
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most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and
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will likely last through the weekend. sam toss back. sabrina: in take a look at this today...we check good morning iowa's college football alumni tracker... sabrina: iowa state improves to 3 and 5 with a shutout win over texas...
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and the hawkeyes also improve to eight and oh with a win over maryland... they are currently ranked tenth in the country.,.. u-n-i gets a win over south dakota... both kansas and arizona state take losses.. and ole miss adds one to the win column. and wrapping up our tracker... grandview takes home the win over culver- stockton.. while drake takes a loss in overtime. all: (reax) elias:
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for another short break... but when we come back... if you owe on your student loans, get ready to get a robo- call from uncle sam...we'll explain why when we take a look at cinsumer news in your
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: on your money now elias: a provision in the recent budget deal could mean some phone calls to student loan holders.. the deal contains a provision allowing the government to collect federal debts using automated
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calling systems to mobile phones. companies that service federal student loans have long called on the government to allow them to robocall people whose loans are in delinquency. there was 94 billion dollars of student loan debt in default in 2013.. tonight on local five, we take a look at how student loan debt is affecting those in iowa. elias: moviegoers were clearly in the mood for action and thrills this halloween weekend. 'the martian' starring matt damon and distributed by twentieth century fox...was tops at the box office... sony's p-g rated 'goosebumps' and the steven spielberg film 'bridge of spies,' make up your top three movies for the weekend. elias: and finally...millenial s can't seem to get enough pizza. it's cheap and it's what 20- somethings pay for most often according to data from venmo. its a popular app millenials use to transfer money to each other in millenials use to transfer money to each other in just a matter of seconds.
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venmo is owned by paypal and is touted as one of the fastest growing apps in the world. elias: that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first... time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning
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a recent series of car burglaries and vandalism. "you're watching good moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss) sam now either we all sam now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des
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moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend. elias:
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police turning to the public for help in solving the cases.. elias: fort dodge police are looking for your help...as they try to find those responsible for a string of car buglaries. yesterday the fort dodge police department had several complaints about windows being broken out of vehicles. twelve incidents were reported throughout the city of fort dodge from 19th street to 14th street and 3rd avenue north to 2nd ave south. the police department have had several similar reports in other areas of the city. elias: police are asking people to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity.
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the lookout for any suspicious activity. anyone with information is asked to call police or crime stoppers. sabrina: des moines police are looking into why shots were fired in the south side sunday... around 2:20 a-m, a witness told police she was sitting on her porch when she heard several gunshots. she saw two white men in a white chevy or gmc pickup take off eastbound on watrous avenue to southwest 14th street... she said they fired more shots while driving away. police found a shell casing near the area. no one was hurt in the shooting. sabrina: and an unhappy trip to bruger king leads to an assault... it happened saturday at the store off east euclid avenue in des moines. a middle-age woman ordered chicken nuggets at the drive- thru, then went inside the building and complained they were cold. the customer threw the bag of the food at the manager, hitting the back of her head, then left the restaurant. so far, police have not yet made any arrests. elias: now to russia,
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now arriving in st. petersburg, after saturday's tragic airline crash that killed all the passengers returning from a resort town in egypt. sabrina: president vladimir putin declared a nationwide day of mourning, flags flew at half-staff, and today, experts try to understand how this tragedy happened. abc's lana zak has the latest "script: this morning, the remains of more than 140 bodies are returning to grief- striken families in st. petersburg, russia. nats among the 224 dead, 25 children....these photos show happy families ready to make their way home from a vacation in the resort town of sharm al shaik, egypt today, authorities are digging deeper into the mystery of what brought down the plane just 23 minutes after take-off. ganyard this happened so quickly so instantaneously that we may not be any evidence on those black boxes so what's going to be more important is looking at the wreckage on the ground, how it's laid out. nats with 8-miles of scattered debris, one
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theory--a bomb. sot - john nance / abc news aviation analyst "the probability is here with an in-flight breakup that something caused that, something on the order of a bomb or an incendiary explosion of some sort in the airplane." another theory: human error or a problem with the plane. nats the ex-wife of the co- pilot says he had complained about the airbus 321, including on the morning of the crash. and a final theory... could terrorists on the ground have taken out the plane? an isis-linked group claimed responsibility, but intelligence officials say they lack the missiles that could take out a plane flying at 31- thousand feet. ganyard the claims from the terrorist groups does not jive with what happened to the airplane. (on cam) and while terrorism from the ground is doubtful according to experts, several airlines have refused to fly over the region until authorities figure out exactly what went wrong. lz, abcn, w verbatim: "
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elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i
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think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend. sabrina: last week's sabrina: last week's republican presidential debate didn't quite go as the candidates wanted... since the
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showdown in colorado, they have voiced their complaints and are now trying to get greater control of future debates. sabrina: campaign representatives convened sunday night to discus potential changes to the debate process. from the meeting came a list of demands that included a two- came a list of demands that included a two- hour time limit... 30 seconds for opening and closing statements...and equal speaking time for each candidate. and if those demands aren't met... something of a veiled threat to cut broadcast media out of the debate process: over the weekend, the republican national committee also appointed a new official to serve as the lead debate negotiator. sabrina: so what did you think of the debate? should there be some changes instituted? or was it handled fairly? let us know -- we may use your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on twitter and facebook. or send us an email or give us a call . we'd love to
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hear what you think! the contact information is on your screen. elias: new this morning...commu ters in urbandale and ames should watch out for a pair of road closures. elias: in urbandale, the city will begin work on a street widening project this morning.,.,., crews are widening 142nd steet from hickman road to douglas parkway... starting today a section from hickman to oak brook drive will parkway... starting today a section from hickman to oak brook drive will be closed to all through traffic. it is expected to remain like this until the end of november. elias: and in ames, road crews will close down sixth street as the begin a bridge replacement. car and bike traffic will be detoured, as the sixth street bridge ofver squaw creek is replaced. the replacement work is expected to take approximately nine months. sabrina: at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but still have more good morning iowa ahead. elias: that's right, coming up...how you can help
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local five raise awareness about cancer.. sabrina: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at two locations... one at the ....16- hundred block of 56th and a second at the....26-hundred block of easter lake drive so use caution while driving.. elias: while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa."
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some severe weather wreaked havoc in louisiana saturday...possib ly even spouting a tornado. the storm ripped a metal roof from one person's home, and threw debris across yards and pastures. members of the small, close-knit community have been turning to one another to help clean up and will continue as they begin to rebuild. sabrina: anchor toss to wx sam: adlib toss. sam: now either we all overslept with the time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but
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end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend. elias:
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november which also means it's time for no shave november. here at local 5, the men are growing out their beards and mustaches to raise cancer awareness. if you'd like to help our cause-- donations will only be accepted through the no- shave website. that head to our are iowa dot com. all: (reax) sabrina
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more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with america's money. good morning. topping "america's money"... chipotle, temporarily closing locations in the northwest. an good morning. topping "america's money" -- which ipotle temporarily closing restaurants in the northwest. >> e controli breakout. eight of them hospitalized. >> anyone who ate at those stores and got sick to be tested. apple is knocking 50 bucks off its cheaper watches. only at selected stores in
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boston and san francisco. >> some experts suggest that apple is testing ways to boost sales. halloween scared people away from the theaters. >> bradley cooper's burnt fell below and sandra bullock had her worst opening ever. >> frightening weekend at the
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time change and woke up in may, or mother nature is just confused on what month it really is! des moines hit a high of 76 degrees yesterday, which is a huge 20 degrees above average! today with plenty of sunshine and a strong south wind, i think we are headed for another 76 degree afternoon! overnight it will be very nice and comfortable with clear skies and mild temps in the low 50s. tuesday is going to be warm again and windy with high sin the mid 70s. we should stay in the 70s wednesday, but a cold front on thursday will be the end of our dry and warm weather. rain and average highs in the 50s come back to us starting friday and will likely last through the weekend.
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elias: trending now... elias: villains beware....an apartment complex in oregon has gotten its own super hero...known as "the guardian shield.." the real life costumed hero can be seen patrolling parking lots and areas around the community in his red and black costume. he's equipped with a ballistic
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shield, pepper spray, a stun gun, a baton and a flashlight. he also carries a gopro camera and a first aid kit. several residents said they're glad to have him around...with some thanking him for his service. all: (reax)
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time for another short break here on good morning iowa .... a quick look outside as you get ready to start your day....when we return, a look at the top stories in our morning refresh. elias: : do you have a story for us...or a comment you want to share? well be sure to contact us. you can email us or call our newsroom... we're also on facebook.... "we are iowa local 5 news" and twitter "we are iowa 5 news" if you see news break... let us know. we are iowa and we want to cover the stories that are important to you.
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." sabrina: welcome back
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everyone....as we wrap up our first hour, let's take a quick look at the top stories... elias: we recap your headlines...in the morning refresh... elias: an external influence brings down a russian jetliner over the weekend and kills all of those aboard. sabrina: fort dodge police ask for helping in solving a series of car burglaries to hit the city recently. sabrina time now for another short break... but when we come back... more hearings on the plan to privatize iowa's medicaid program next year. elias: plus sam's in with a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this. " nexstar copyright"
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