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nikki but first.... trump's got bad press and now his supporters are after hillary clinton. the drama of the campaign trail in your local election headquarters next. "local 5 news at 5:30 in hd starts now. we are iowa " nikki/lam: good evening. welcome to local 5 news, i'm nikki davidson. more controversy on the campaign trail after donald trump was featured in a terrorism recuriting video. the caucuses are just a month away.... abc's mary bruce shows how this new scandal is impacting more than just his campaign. nats "?woman shouting at hrc?" in new hampshire today, hillary clinton standing up to a heckler. nats "you are very rude and i'm not ever going to call on you." as she comes under attack from donald trump. (biloxi, ms - saturday night) sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "they created isis. hillary clinton created isis with obama." the billionaire turned republican frontrunner spent his weekend firing shots at clinton - at a rally in mississippi? on twitter.. and on t-v. (cbs face the nation) sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "i have more respect for women by far than hillary clinton has." however, trump also
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terror group al shabaab: the al qaeda affiliate using a clip of trump in one of its recruitment messages. sot - "donald j. trump is calling for total and complete shutdown?" on c-b-s news' face the nation - trump made clear he's not changing his message about muslims in america. (cbs face the nation) sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate john dickerson: "does it concern you at all that you're being used in essentially a recruitment video?" donald trump: "what am i gonna do? i have to say what i have to say." (abc debate) sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidates "he is becoming isis's best recruiter." during the last democratic debate - clinton said trump's language is aided terror groups like isis - but provided no evidence. sot - rick klein / abc news political director "hillary clinton has to be tempted to say "told ya so" when this video emerges, but she has to be careful because she did overstate the facts on the debate stage a few weeks ago." clinton's democratic rival, senator bernie sanders, didn't address the video - but he did say trump needs to be called out. (abc this week) sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "trump is over the edge. the guy just
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off the top of his head that are lies and someone has to got to say he is a pathological liar." new fire in the fight for the white house. mary bruce, abc news, washington. nikki: this week marks the first time former president bill clinton will begin campaigning for his wife. he hits the trail in new hampshire tomorrow. nikki: a death investigation tonight in north west iowa. yesterday afternoon, nashua police and the iowa state patrol found a 56-year- his home. investigators the subject who has been identified but no en filed. not been released yet. still under investigation. in southeast protestors and milita men have taken over a federal building... and are threatening violence in support of what they say are rancher rights. the protesters also occupied part of a national wildlife refugee 60 miles away from the federal building
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the family is convicted of arson after what they say was a controlled burn that got out of hand on their ranch. prosecutors however say the family started the 130-acre fire to cover up poaching. while the protests remained peaceful... some fear they may get violent. (05:00 did they pay the price in my opinion, and many others, yes they did. for them to be given a further more severe sentence, a lot of people are like that doesn't seem right. however, there are proper channels to go through and bringing in a militant view, saying we're going to rise up, that's just not right.) nikki: the man urging patriot groups to 'rise up' over this dispute plans to stay in town until the county steps in and offers a safe haven for the two ranchers. the county sheriff has urged residents of the town to stay away from the protests for their own safety. the family convicted of arson will have to report to federal prison on monday.
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a child was rushed to the hospital after sledding accident in western iowa. it happened in sioux city yesterday afternoon . details are still scarce...but the child was reportedly taken from the grand view park to the hospital by an ambulance. people who witnessed what happened said the child may have been seriously injured... "they pulled the sled away and my son said the child wasn't moving and the police, ambulance and fire department they attendet to the person laying done and pulled them out on a stretcher." nikki: we'll will bring you more on this developing story...as information becomes available. nikki: funeral arrangements are being made for a man killed during a snowmobile ride friday... the marshall county sheriffs office says 25 year old travis vandewalle was riding a snowmobile when it overturned onto him. the vehicle overturned onto him while he was attempting to climb a drift... it happened in field northeast of legrand near abbott avenue at about 6:30 p.m. vandewalle was found by a concerned
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after he didn't return when expected... the investigation remains open pending results of the marshall county medical examiner. nikki: good news for anyone who raises -- or eats -- turkeys, chickens and other poultry. a ban on public poultry exhibits is lifting. nikki: the exhibit ban was started back in may after a outbreak of the avian flu. the flu killed millions of birds and halted all county and state fair exhibits, including auctions. but now, things are turning around. all infected sites have been deemed "flu free" and now the agriculture secretary says all exhibits are back on for the new year including the iowa state fair, auctions and swap meets. " "everybody is optiimisitic. the resilency to get back into business, iowans its certanly good to be around folks like that... on to 2016"" nikki: iowa was hit the hardest among midwestern states, seeing 77 poultry operations
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disease. 31 million chickens and turkeys were infected and had to be euthanized. federal and state agencies paid out 400 million dollars to clean up and sanitize farms. and another 400 million dollars was lost in producer income this year because of the bird flu. we'll have more on this story tonight at ten in this week's farm to family. nikki/lam: 100 years ago, iowa lawmakers led the way for the prohibition era. iowa had a statewide alcohol sales ban before it became illegal nationwide... but as we step into 20- 16,... distileries and breweries in iowa are are booming... alcohol sales are up. local 5's jared ransom introduces us to one distillery seeing that boost. "new years eve gives everyone at mississippi river distilling company a chance to catch their breath after quite the year. "we just celebrated our fifth anniversary a couple weeks ago, and now our products are shipping out to 26 different states. we also export to new zealand, australia and german. so, we're an international business now," owner ryan burchett said. sales at the distillery have jumped around 20% from a year ago,
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alcohol sales this year in iowa. those numbers reflect a big change in the alcohol industry. brands like budweiser and coors are getting replaced by spirits with local ties. "we've carved a niche for ourselves across the nation because we have a story to tell, because our products are truly from grain to glass from beginning to end. it means something to a consumer in dallas, texas to minneapolis, minnesota just like it does here," burchett said. the distillery also sees a big boost in numbers when they come out with a new product, like they did named after chick and tom show. "they already like our gin, our vodka, our whiskey, then what new flavors can we bring in? we always try to tap into something local," burchett said. they are set for an even bigger 2016. they're preparing to ship products out to new york and california, the biggest markets for spirit sales. burchett says they're ready to keep growing, but not too big to overshadow their iowa roots. "it's surpassed every expectation and continues to grow. we're just looking forward to watch, not just ourselves, but the industry and everything in leclaire continue to grow. it's
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nikki: one other resolution that distillery owner has this year.... is to help change an iowa law that keeps distilleries from selling their drinks by the glass. he started lobbying for the change last year and thinks they could see a change in the next legislative session. nikki: coming up on local 5 news at 5:30... drake looks to start the new year off with the win... we'll have highlights coming up in sports. nikki: and.... its cold outside... but some dedicated to fitness in the metro are turning up the heat... they're saying hello to 2016.... with a triathalon. "you're watching local 5 news at 5:30 in hd. we are iowa"
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nikki: yesterday we asked iowans what their
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were for 2016. today we caught up with a group of people already working towards their goals. local 5's photojournalist ryan davidson went to life time fitness this morning for the end of the commitment day weekend. nats 5 4 3 2 1 go the triathlon is a microcosm of life you'll face trials and tribulations and it's how can you overcome stressful situations when you get punched in the mouth you're gonna have to swim you're gonna have to bike abd then when you're so tired you're gonna have to run and what are you gonna do when fatigue hits and you wanna quit what you're going to do is find a way to get it done nats swimming the indoor version of the triathlon gave participants the idea that they dont have to train outside obviouslly being so cold outside it's what the particpant wants to make it they really are racing against themselves the toughest part is right before you start the whole thing and you question every
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am i doing here i wanna go home go back to bed and then once it starts the adrinaline kicks in and it's good nats all for distance all you got for 30 minutes during the event this is horrible i hurt i'm never doing it again i'm going to hang it up and when they're done they say whens the next one all the doubts all the fears all the questioning you've had of yourself it's gone and you're ready to face the world nats ready go it's about that first step if you can get to that starting line eventyally being a grinder you can finish nikki/2shot meteorologist bree sullivan joins me now. i'll have your forecast coming up. "now, we are iowa's "now, we are iowa's most accurate
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weatherrate the independent weather experts" bree weather adlib: it's back to routines tomorrow, but until then the clouds will remain overhead overnight keeping lows in the teens in most areas across the state. the day will start with morning clouds, but skies will eventually clear out for the afternoon. winds will be very light at 4 to 8 mph becoming more southeasterly as the day progresses. the thermometer will read in the 20s tomorrow, but with sunshine and light winds it might not feel so bad! winds will remain light overnight monday with partly cloudy skies. lows tomorrow night will again drop into the teens. a mild warm-up begins on tuesday. highs will reach into the 30s once again and winds will become breezy from the south. by midweek, precipitation will be back in the forecast starting with a light mix by wednesday afternoon. precip chances increase from there, with the best chance of a widespread wintry mix looking to take place
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nikki/three shot now that college lows in the teens in most areas across the state. the day will start with morning clouds, but skies will eventually clear out for the afternoon. winds will be very light at 4 to 8 mph becoming more southeasterly as the day progresses. the thermometer will read in the 20s tomorrow, but with sunshine and light winds it might not feel so bad! winds will remain light overnight monday with partly cloudy skies. lows tomorrow night will again drop into the teens. a mild warm-up begins on tuesday. highs will reach into the 30s once again and winds will become breezy from the south. by midweek, precipitation will be back in the forecast starting with a light mix by wednesday afternoon. precip chances increase from there, with the best chance of a widespread wintry mix looking to take place on friday. nikki/three shot now that college lows in the teens in most areas across the state. the day will start with morning clouds, but skies will
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winds will be very light at 4 to 8 mph becoming more southeasterly as the day progresses. the thermometer will read in the 20s tomorrow, but with sunshine and light winds it might not feel so bad! winds will remain light overnight monday with partly cloudy skies. lows tomorrow night will again drop into the teens. a mild warm-up begins on tuesday. highs will reach into the 30s once again and winds will become breezy from the south. by midweek, precipitation will be back in the forecast starting with a light mix by wednesday afternoon. precip chances increase from there, with the best chance of a widespread wintry mix looking to take place on friday. lows in the teens in most areas across the state. the day will start with morning clouds, but skies will eventually clear out for the afternoon. winds will be very light at 4 to 8 mph becoming more southeasterly as the day progresses. the thermometer will read in the 20s tomorrow, but with sunshine and light winds it might not feel so bad! winds will remain light overnight monday with partly cloudy skies. lows tomorrow night will again drop into the
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tomorrow night will again drop into the teens. a mild warm-up begins on tuesday. highs will reach into the 30s once again and winds will become breezy from the south. by midweek, precipitation will be back in the forecast starting with a light mix by wednesday afternoon. precip now that college football is officially in the books for our teams, all eyes shift fully to college basketball! jordan: that's right and drake hoping they can get things turned around to start they can get things turned around to start the new year... coming up on local 5 sports, it was the toddler trot out at the knapp center, see which baby one and if the bulldogs could hold off illinois state
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jordan: on december 5th, the drake men were 4-3. since, the bulldogs have lost 5 of 6, including their valley opener versus wichita state... they now find themselves 5-9 on the year. drake returned home this afternoon, hosting illinois state... and it was the toddler trot at the knapp center. this little guy is cruising to a victory, but oh no he stops just before the finish line. and lane 17 steals the win! hoops action now, drake up 10 at halftime. 2nd half, illinois state starts the half on a 11-2 run, devaugh akoon- purcell with the 360 slam! redbirds take the lead. but drake takes it right back, with the reverse then check out the pass by graham woodward to kale abrahamson. kale had a quiet night, with just 5 points.
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himself a night...game and points. this bucket ties then akoon purcell finds tony wills who cashes in the would do it. the dunk at the end, but the refs waive it off... 67-62 drake has now lost 6 of its last 7. drake women evansville... leading the valley in and the junior was en fuego. wendell in the lane, lays it up and in. then in transition, the pass ahead to lizzy and she gets another easy bucket. then with time winding down in the first, it's cortni rush left wide open. and she buries the three! lady dogs up 24- 11 after one. 2nd quarter, more from wendell from the top of the key, she rolls in a three. then in the corner, #3 for three... got it! she had 17 at the break... she finished with 23.. drake wins 94-52
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the uni women fall to southern illinois, 65-60. panthers now 6-7 onthe year... finally to the nfl. bears and lions with their final game of the season... 3rd quarter, detroit up 10-3. jay cutler hits joshua bellamy for the 34 yard touchdown, we're all tied at 10. later on, matt stafford goes deep to calvin johnson who lays out and makes the fantastic 36 yard touchdown. 17-10.. bears answers back. the swing pass to matt forte and he slices his way into paydirt. 17-17! lions would retake the lead, 24-17. now 24-20, cutler looking to lead a game winning drive but he is picked off for the third time of the day chicago finishes the season, 6-10 with the 24-20 loss.. jordan/2shot nikki: we'll be right
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weather adlib: it's back to routines tomorrow, but until then the clouds will remain overhead overnight keeping lows in the teens in most areas across the state. the day will start with morning clouds, but skies will eventually clear out for the afternoon. winds will be very light at 4 to 8 mph becoming more southeasterly as the day progresses. the thermometer will read in the 20s tomorrow, but with sunshine and light winds it might not feel so bad! winds will remain light overnight monday with partly cloudy skies. lows tomorrow night will again drop into the teens. a mild warm-up begins on tuesday. highs will reach into the 30s once again and winds will become breezy from the south. by midweek, precipitation will be back in the forecast starting with a light mix by wednesday afternoon. precip chances increase from there, with the best chance of a widespread wintry mix looking to take place on friday. nikki/3shot thank you for spending your time with us
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