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iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it leaves southern iowa and we'll be left with a few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more mild as they climb into the mid 20s. thursday should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday! sabrina: also coming up on local five news midday.... a home fire in boxholm took the lives of a mother and her three children over the weekend. now, the community is rallying around
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sabrina: a major water scandal in flint, community members outside the governor's home. sabrina: ivanka trump and now pitted other on the presidential campaign trail. iowa" sabrina joining us for midday...i'm it sure is cold today, we're due let's take a quick look at our forecast with meterologist sam schreier. sam? sam/wxcenter: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it leaves southern iowa and we'll be left with a few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more
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should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday! sabrina: new this morning...a first of its kind dental clinic opens up today.. sabrina: later today, school will opening iowa's school-based dental clinic. the clinic is in partnership with delta dental of iowa and the mid- iowa health foundation... both of which provided grants to fund the project. will be named in gentry...and provides full- patients. "floss-cutting" the dental clinic
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sabrina: on to our top story...a monday business fire in fort dodge remains smoldering late into the night. sabrina: fire crews responded to a multi-use building near downtown yesterday afternoon... the building, on the corner of central and south 15th street, houses c and s products, a storage facility, and a batting cage for fort dodge kids. the fire has left the building a total loss...and one firefighter was treated for minor injuries. more than two- dozen firefighters were called in to put out the off-duty personnel and members of webster city's fire department. with the cold weather making it harder than usual to put out the flames. "be pretty cognizant of the conditions that our troops are in, making sure that we keep them warm and keep their blood flowing, keep them fed, we've got some food coming for them so we'll be able to bring them in and out and increase the frequency with which they go to the rehabilitation. " sabrina: fire crews spent more than three hours battling flames, until the fire was under control.
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on scene into the night to make sure it had been completely extinguished. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. sabrina: in the small community of boxholm, neighbors are dealing with the tragic loss of a mom and her three kids in sunday's house fire. sabrina: the tragic story is now spreading to other communities in central iowa who are stepping forward to help. : amber sorenson and her three young children riley, autumn and brayden were killed after being trapped inside their home. the dad, john sorenson, was at work at the time of the fire... and is the only family member who survived. this tragedy is leaving even strangers heartbroken... and wanting to help... so far more than 36 thousand dollars has been raised to help pay expenses... even some small businesses are pledging to give percentages of their profits on some items to help the family. "i look at every situation, every fundraiser and think to myself that could be me and i would want someone to help me in that situation.
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trevillyan of "stop and smell the flour" says she will donate five dollars from items she sells to john sorenson... sabrina: we will have links to all the ways you can help the victims up on our website... that's we are iowa dot com sabrina: investigators say a space heater may have caused the fire in the back of the house. the red cross is reminding everyone to be cautious when using space heaters, especially if you're leaving them on for several hours at a time. "if you're using a space heater you keep it three feet away from anything flamable so blankets toys clothing toys your dog or cat so just make sure it's got plenty of space around it and you also remeber to turn it off when you leave the room " sabrina: along with keeping objects away from the heater and turning it off when unattended....her e are a few other things to keep in mind... make sure to plug it directly into the wall...and check the cord. place it on a flat, stable surface, and make sure it has a safety cutoff in case it gets knocked
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it on carpet if possible sabrina meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it leaves southern iowa and we'll be left with a few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more mild as they climb into the mid 20s. thursday should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday!
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in your national headlines now-- sabrina: to the water crisis in flint, michigan where dozens of national guardsmen are on the ground this morning -- new lawsuits are set to be filed this afternoon -- abc's alex perez is in flint with the latest " this morning-the flint water scandal, erupting. protestors rallying outside michigan governor rick snyder's home (nats protests) class action lawsuits expected to be filed today against city and state officials over crisis . (nats protest chants) show when officials source from lake huron to the flint river to save money, they waited nearly 5 months to warn the public of the toxic levels of lead created by the switch. sot sonya austin: my baby and i are breaking out and itching from bathing in the water the state attorney general now investigating why it took the governor and
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long to respond. (nats passing out waters) president obama declaring a federal emergency here. national guard troops pouring in to flint to pass out water and filters. (more nats or angry resident) even celebrities now trying to help residents. cher teaming up with a company to donate more than 180- thousand bottles of water?tweeting "maybe fellow artists will help flint" (nats moore scrum) and one of this city's most famed son's- filmmaker michael moore-calling for michigan governor rick snyder to be arrested. moore sot: we are all angry, this was purposefully done, they knew it was poisoned, they knew it was toxic, the system has been switched back to lake huron water-but the river damaged the pipe system so badly, water is still not safe to drink." sabrina: switching to politics this morning...and the final sprint to the iowa caucuses. less than two weeks left before the caucuses and candidates are criss-crossing the state today....with the war of words heating up. abc's megan hughes has the latest. " script: at liberty university trump made an appeal
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"two corinthians right? two corinthians 3:17, that's the whole ball game. where the spirit of the lord, right?" the spirit of the campaign? that's a different story. trump blasting cruz on this week-- sot trump tw: "he's a nasty guy. nobody likes him. nobody in congress likes him. nobody likes him anywhere once they get to know him." cruz tweeting this janet jackson video in called nasty?. mean a thing to me." cruz says he's getting sot cruz: "donald seems to be a little rattled" while trump questions cruz's canadian roots- cruz's campaign continues to hammer trump over his quote "new york values"? releasing this 1999 words. hey i lived in nyc and okay, so you know my views are a little in iowa, perhaps one person not talking trump: hillary clinton.
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trail about whehter he would divide the american people and destroy america?clinton dodged. sot clinton: "wow. well, that's a pretty good summary," sanders is standing by his attacks on clinton from this weekend's debate?telling abc news in columbia- sot sanders: "she has received $600,000 in one year as speaking fees from goldman sachs. if that's not true, i will apologize. tag: sanders is going big in iowa today with four events. trump has three in the all- important hawkeye state. " sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... some big names in hollywood have announced they will be boycotting the oscars this year, following criticism over lack of diversity among oscar nomnees. sabrina: and... ivanka trump and chelsea clinton grew up with their parents as friends, and now their parents are running against each other for president. sabrina: next.... a new relaxing activity for adults is sweeping the nation.
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"your wathcing local 5 news midday in hd with sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa" sabrina: whether just for fun, or as a way to relax...more and more adults are returning to a classic activity they probably haven't done since they were kids... now, a texas library is using this growing trend to help now, a texas library is using this growing trend to help stock their shelves... bradley blackburn reports. pkg "script: the last time you sat down to color... your hands probably looked like these... your favorite....
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195606 kid2: it's purple, pink... (pix of older hands) so what are these hands doing with crayons? 191334 adult colorer: i'm really bad about coloring inside the lines. at the dallas public library, these grown- ups are filling in the blanks and particpating in a national trend -- adult coloring. 192505 adult colorer: hey, it make you want to be a kid all over again. millions are picking up crayons and colored pencils to relieve stress or express creativity. crayola even has a line for adults. bb standup: and if you need further proof that adult coloring is now mainstream, consider this. on amazon, five of the top twenty best sellers... are coloring books. sot kate park 192710 everytime i had gone into a book store, there were coloring books. so the friends of the dallas public library... decided to make their own. they invited 20 local artists to contribute work...
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five dollars a piece. sot kate park 192942 they sell the books on their website -- and they've shipped them all across the country. profits all go to support the library. and many branches now offer coloring events for patrons. heather lowe is a co- creator -- and manages the library's fine arts division. sot heather lowe 193517 normally, you go into a museum and you're a spectator. and this, you really get to interact with the artwork. 193428 a colorful idea -- no matter how old you are. all: (reax) sabrina sam is back now... sam today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it
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few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more mild as they climb into the mid 20s. thursday should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday! sam:
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sabrina: this fans show their big game. " "we borrowed his parked it right t ere now and we dropped it off about 630 on we've been here since then." sabrina: that's right, i-s-u fans camped out hilton last night, all looking big game against ranked oklahoma. adventure over the weekend...with more showing up the closer it got to game day. the cold surely didn't stop these die-hards....and some may alreay be eyeing their spot in line for next home game monday. all: (reax) sabrina still to come on local five news
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introduce their kids fit program with some great nutrition tips for kids. sabrina
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staying nutritious kids fit program online work-out dietitian personal trainer (((video))) daira driftmier - hy- vee's certified fitness trainer hailey boudreau - hy- vee dietitian during the interview, daira will work with your on-air talent to demonstrate a few exercises that kids and parents can do to get healthy and get moving with the new year. (we hope your on-air talent will participate in a few of the exercises too!) in addition, hailey will
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dietitians play an integral part on the website to offer information about nutrition and good eating habits. video: should you want to capture b-roll of the website, it can be found here: www.hy- veekidsfit.com
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and education for children and teens of all abilities through online video tutorials, fitness workbooks, dietitian blogs, and the ability to issue "fitness challenges" to other participants via social media. the free workouts and activities featured on kidsfit require no equipment or gym memberships, making it accessible year-round to children and teens of all skill levels. certified personal trainer daira driftmier developed the exercise program and serves as the online fitness coach. youth ages 7-17 and their families can sign up for the 5-week challenge, which provides kids with a structure to take control of their personal health and fitness. participants can earn virtual trophies and badges to help monitor their progress during the 5-week challenge. the kidsfit website - www.hy- veekidsfit.com
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nutrition blogs written by hy-vee dietitians and health lessons. the website also provides information and access to numerous health and wellness services available at hy-vee such as the begin 4 kids healthy lifestyle program, dietitian consultation, biometric screenings, store tours and more. the kidsfit program is also available through a mobile- friendly website, or follow it on facebook. thank you. please let me know if you have any questions! tina potthoff ? senior communications manager hy-vee, inc. ? 5820 westown parkway ? west des moines, ia office: (515) 267-2941 ? mobile: (515) 975-9211 ? tpotthoff@hy- vee.com
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : sabrina: on your money now sabrina: crude oil prices have dived below 29-dollars a barrel. for the first time since 2003. investors are bracing for iran's return to global oil markets as well...with sanction slifted they will begin
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the drop in crude has also lead to lower prices at the pump... a pair of gas prices at the pump... a pair of gas stations in michigan had a prices war....with the gas prices below a dollar. right now the national average is a dollar 89...and experts predict they'll fall another 10 to 20 cents this week. sabrina: apple's itunes radio service will no longer be free as of january 28-th. "beats 1" will be the only free radio service provided by apple. that service features guest hosts, exclusive interviews and music selected by a ale's djs. all other stations, based on artists or genres will require a paid apple music subscription of 9-99 a month. sabrina: the social media service "whatsapp" is dropping it's annual subscription fee. its founder said the move is intended to remove barriers for the service. so far, whatsapp has been free for the first year of use and then 99-cents- per-year after that. sabrina: and a study by go banking rates shows the state you are least
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living paycheck to paycheck... iowa comes in at number two behind neighboring minnesota... the ranking is based off of average monthly living costs, such as housing, food, utilities, and healthcare. the state most likely to be stretching you check....hawaii. sabrina: coming up on local 5 news midday... some big hollywood names have decided to boycott the oscars following criticism over lack of diversity in the academy. sabrina: next.... ivanka trump and chelsea clinton, two successful young women and long-time friends are now pitted against each other as their parents vie for the white house seat.
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" sabrina good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm sabrina ahmed. sabrina: new this morning...a local mayor celebrates reaching her
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sabrina: monday morning, mayor paula dierenfeld ran her 191st mile, reaching the end of a commitment she made to johnston in december. the city official had pledged to run a mile for every bag of food or ten- dollar donation to the johnston partnership last month.....coming out to almost two-hundred miles. over 19 days, she completed the challenge, snapping this photo to mark her final mile. sabrina: back now to the race for the white house-- sabrina: two friends are pitted against each other, chelsea clinton their parents for president, much more in common. abc's david wright has that story. " publically and sot - nyu137789 hillary - capacity to use inflame people. donald trump each other. sot worst secretary of state in history) but when it comes to daughters? trump -
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daughter ivanka here. ivanka trump there in new hampshire just yesterday? sot ivanka (equivalent moment on trail for dad i am so incredibly proud of my father? just as chelsea clinton was a few weeks ago? sot chelsea 18:24:15 i am so proud and grateful to be my mom's daughter? ? they have more in common than you'd think. sot -chelsea and i certainly hope that my daughter and future child feel the same way about me as i do about my mom. sot ivanka and i know this man will make america great again. thank you new hampshire! their parents used to be friends? so they've known each other for years. (as chelsea told et): chelsea on et sot?: "ivanka and i talk about everything. i'm so grateful she's my friend. i think she's a great woman, and i support her as i support all my friends." two 30-something women of incredible privilege? now earning their own place in the world. both started in television? before joining the family business. nats ivanka apprenticed on the apprentice. now
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trump organization. chelsea works for the clinton global initiative. both live in multi- million dollar apartments in new york city. both are pregnant, expecting before the election. both married to jewish businessmen. both have fathers-in- law who went to prison! ((maybe put dowd relatability bite here?)) long before the campaign, ivanka tweeted this quote from chelsea's book. "life is not about what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you" #wisewords. chelsea told vogue ivanka "reminds me of my dad, and his ability to increase the joy of the room. there's nothing skin-deep about ivanka."" sabrina meteorologist joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely
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accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it leaves southern iowa and we'll be left with a few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more mild as they climb into the mid 20s. thursday should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday! sabrina: a section of a popular tourist area in california is being roped off....after wves from el-nino powered storms
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larges swells crashing into the sidewalk have washed out part of the walkway support, causing it to fall into the sea. crews placed large rocks into the hole, hoping to act as a temporary barrier. they plan to make permanent repairs once the storms pass. sabrina: in your sports news now-- the iowa hawkeyes got some good news monday when the latest a-p rankings for college mens basketball came out. the black and gold are ranked ninth in the country after impressive performances at michigan state and in iowa city against michigan. here's a look at the top 10...with oklahoma the unanimous number one-- receiving all 65 votes iowa state is in the top 25, coming in at 19th... sabrina: but last night the cyclones made a big statement...that may change the numbers come next week... the team welcomed number one oklahoma to the hardwood in ames... fans camping out to get good seats inside hilton for this
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disappoint....upse tting the sooners...the first time they have beaten a number one ranked team since 1957. this season alone, u-n-i, iowa, and iowa state have each beaten a number one ranked team. the victory plenty of reason for celebration from cyclone fans. "i'm proud of our guys because we get killed and ridiculed for our defense and you held oklahoma to 77 points, 42 percent shooting, 39 in the first half. you outrebound them by 11, we made toughness plays tonight and we just gotta keep doing it." "after we hit rock bottom, we came together and realized where i have flaws, monte has to pick me up, where monte has flaws, jameel has to pick him up and down through the line. and i think we've done that so far and finally put two halves together and i think that's a big reason by coach challenging us." sabrina: now, iowa state still has a guantlet ahead of them....of their next four games, three will be against top ten ranked opponents. sabrina/lam: now to the oscars. the academy responding overnight to
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stars including jada pinkett smith and spike lee -- issuing a statement promising "big changes" to help fix hollywood's diversity problem. abc's linsey davis is here with the latest. " nats red carpet this morning - a host of hollywood heavyweights announcing a boycott of the 2016 oscars- quick sot jada video: i won't be at the academy awards and i won't be watching jada pinkett smith posting this video- explaining why she's skipping tinseltown's biggest night jada pinkett smith: we can no longer beg for the love acknowledgement and respect of any group also joining the boycott-director spike lee-who challenged the academy's lack of diversity this past november while accepting his own honorary oscar- nats spike honorary we need to have some serious discussion about diversity and get some flava up in lee writing in an that he "cannnot the question: "how is it possible for the 2nd
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20 contenders under the actor category are white?" some wondering how this year's host--comedian chris rock - nats chris rock commercial: let's do this will handle the growing controversy on the big night some of the most notable actor's missing from this list... idris elba - for beasts of no nation nats even jada's leading man-will smith-snubbed for his role in "concussion" sot concussion will: i am the wrong person to have discovered this woman: if you don't speak for them, who will? overnight - the academy's president - cheryl boone isaacs- responding to the brewing controversy - admitting in a statement that she is "heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion" ? and promising the academy "is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership." sig out" sabrina: of course, we want to know what you think. is there a
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hollywood's how would you suggest the let us know -- we comments on-air. thoughts on facebook. or send us an call . your screen. sabrina local 5 news midday... (weather) details in most accurate forecast next.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january
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will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5" possible. all snow will end this evening as it leaves southern iowa and we'll be left with a few slick roads and another fairly cold night with lows in the low teens. wednesday is going to be a fairly cloudy day, but we'll be dry and highs should be a bit more mild as they climb into the mid 20s. thursday should be another fairly nice day with highs in the upper 20s, but overcast skies will stick around. the weekend is starting to look great with highs finally climbing back into the 30s and no snow until next monday! sam: sabrina: sabrina you're watching
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sabrina: sabrina you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this with some treats for you wine, cheese, and chocoltae lovers.
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indulge - a wine, cheese and chocolate affair now two days tickets still available for both evenings january 11, 2016 (des moines, ia) - the eighth annual indulge event offers the opportunity to enjoy artisan cheese and chocolates paired with wines from around the world while browsing the galleries of west end
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chocolate affair' will take place on friday, january 22, and saturday, january 23, 2016 from 6-9pm. different from in the past, this year indulge gives attendees two days to choose from since the saturday night event has a tradition of selling out. known to its loyal attendees as "the perfect way to ruin new year's resolutions" indulge will feature full pours of wine and generous portions of cheese and chocolate. live musical entertainment will be provided by the old hippie machine on friday and mike aceto on saturday. as always, the galleries of west end will be open for all to view and shop. indulgences will be provided by chocolaterie stam, johnson brothers, hy-vee, maytag dairy farms, madison county winery, the cheese shop and vom fass. featured wines will include: cupcake vinyards dark horse hogue cellars madison county winery mark west seaglass
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advance and $45 at the door if any remain. advanced tickets are available from tikly(tikly.co/events/97 0). tickets include a commemorative stemless wine glass, full pours of wine, generous portions of cheese and chocolate, and live musical entertainment. a cash bar for beer and liquor will also be available. details what: indulge - a wine, cheese and chocolate affair when: friday, january 22 and saturday, january 23, 2016 from 6-9pm where: west end architectural salvage - 22 9th street (corner of 9th and cherry) cost: $35 in advance at tikly.co. if tickets are still available at the door they will be $45. entry fee includes a commemorative stemless wine glass, live entertainment, unlimited pours of wine, generous portions of cheese and chocolate. misc: for menu features and additional event information, like us on facebook at facebook.com/indulged
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twitter.com/indulgeds m. more information at in-any- event.com/indulge additional fun facts about indulge - a wine, cheese and chocolate affair: this event has sold out every year, so grab your tickets early.
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through tikly - sam weather adlib: today we're looking at some snow and more cold air working back across the state, so basically pretty standard january weather in iowa. snow will fall heaviest in southwest iowa during the morning and through the afternoon with about 2 to 3 inches possible. des moines will likely see snow closer to the afternoon, but our accumulations will likely be fairly low with about 0.5 to 1.5"
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