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"you're watching local 5 news midday. .we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam today is going to be the calm before the storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get them done before the winter storm and blizzard hits tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a fairly mild low of 32 degrees as the low pressure leading to this winter storm moves in. due to temperatures being so warm across the metro and southern iowa, we are likely to see rain first becoming a wintry mix and then snow tonight through tuesday. northwest iowa will likely see all snow starting tonight and lasting through much of the day tuesday with the heaviest snow falling tuesday morning. on top of all of this the wind speeds will likely be high and cause concerns for blowing snow leading to blizzard warnings in west and northwest iowa. snow totals are still tricky with this system. because we
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tonight is the night.... with speeches, iowans to pick their candidate. nikki: and if you're fence about caucusing, we've got some tips for you on how to participate. nikki: back at america's untold journey to celebrate black history month. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" nikki good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm nikki davidson. nikki: today iowans get the first shot at choosing who should get the democratic and republican nominations for president. nikki/lam: down the hours until caucusing we start with political team in your local headquarters, to preview what caucus night. at caucus central downtown. let's check in with them. sabrina:: amanda:: what to expect tonight. caucus night - front runners
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the 20-16 process is today. spending the crisscrossing the state. the first-in-the- karl hasthe latest... "it's finally here. 17:42:50 sot trump: i don't care if you are feeling terrible. you have 104 temperature. 16:49:20 sot - hrc -- let's start a storm of movement toward the future that we want to make overnight a mad dash to the finish in iowa. in des moines, we caught sot - cruz: 23:27:54 jk: and you're turn out you will win? show up tomorrow night i believe we will
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across the state, my colleague tom llamas caught up with the frontrunner donald trump and his wife melania. tvu 1 llamas trump wn trump w tl: in crunch time to caucus, the campaigns pull out all the stops. the trump campaign deploying donald's daughter ivanka to teach people how to caucus ivankacaucus.mp4 sot-ivanka - it's a secret ballot you just write down the name trump and you are done! ivanka joining step- mom melania at a rally yesterday taking selfies and signing autographs. the trump name even criss-crossing the skies with a flyover on his private plane. over at camp cruz - tvu 1 karl camp cruz 01316 c16 pull him over the finish line around the country bunking up and calling in the democratic race, bodies -- jk: will you drag them have to? hrc volunteer: if they need a ride - they call i will go pick them up in [gfx] sanders has a volunteer army of his cruising the streets and knocking on doors (nat). more than 76,ooo touched this weekend alone.
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says it's knocked more than 125,000. [/gfx] 15:43:08:14 w: sometimes you show up and they're at your door and they're on your list as a hillary supporter or a bernie supporter and you knock on their door and they've switched over to trump! jk: oh man! on tv, it's an all-out air war?. nat pop political ad?.60,000 campaign ads so far in iowa?17,000 this month alone. after all that, some iowans are still undecided 15:56:01 1540 karl gotv fs63 80.03 but you'll definitely caucus? couple: well definitely. jk: and when are you going to make tomorrow? (everyone laughs) live tag: and back here restaurant still a folks in our crowd you're still trying to ahead as the campaigns do everything they can to win over these precious votes." hours away, we for those participating... news for those joining the caucus process tonight. organizers are expecting a record turnout for this event... party leaders say if you're looking to get a spot, you should go to their websites to find out more. to determine where to go can call either headquarters..
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get there early just registration purposes, about our caucuses is matters and this is your opportunity to have your voice heard. iowa has such a special place in the process, and this is your chance republican communications director: "you can register day of, you can switch your registration right inside and learn about there'll be literature people are going to get up and give speeches about the candidates. you can learn pretty much to learn in the final make sure you get out there and caucus." nikki: the phone lines will be staffed until the caucuses begin later tonight. if you have to leave a message, they will call you back. nikki:: of course....your local election headquarters is local 5 news. we'll be live from caucus central during our midday, 5 and 6 o'clock news. then, expert analysis and insight at 6:30 as you're getting ready to head to caucus during our "this week in iowa" political show special. and our continuous live coverage of the caucuses and the results begins at 7 p.m. and goes until we know who's won. your most insightful and knowledgeable news. nikki:
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sam schrier is back now. sam weather adlib: today is going to be the calm before the storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get them done before the winter storm and blizzard hits tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a fairly mild low of 32 degrees as the low pressure leading to this winter storm moves in. due to temperatures being so warm across the metro and southern iowa, we are likely to see rain first becoming a wintry mix and then snow tonight through tuesday. northwest iowa will likely see all snow starting tonight and lasting through much of the day tuesday with the heaviest snow falling tuesday morning. on top of all of this the wind speeds will likely be high and cause concerns for blowing snow leading to blizzard warnings in west and northwest iowa. snow totals are still tricky with this system. because we will be on the warmer side when this system starts, the metro now looks to be in the 3 to 6 inch category. west and northwest iowa will likely see a larger area of 6 to 12 inches with the heaviest accumulation falling tuesday morning. snow totals are still subject to change during the day as the low pressure bringing them moves across the country towards iowa.
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dry through the rest of the week with a warm up into the 30s coming back this weekend. nikki: coming up on local 5 news midday... iowa is in the political spotlight today. we'll take a look back at the months of campaigning in the hawkeye state leading up to caucus night, coming up. nikki: and... a winter storm warning has been issued for central iowa. we'll take a look at your weather forecast. nikki: next.... caucuses can happen anywhere. we'll take a look at how one iowa family is participating in
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa.com" : nikki: everyone. the for the 20-16 race begin tonight. nikki: bloomberg poll numbers leading into the for republicans, remains at the top, but just above ted cruz... and marco rubio isn't far behind, with 15-percent. nikki: the weekend poll shows a similar story for democrats....righ t now only three-percent separates hillary clinton from her top rival bernie sanders. it's a tight race, and we'll be watching closely as the numbers roll in from across the state tonight political team is caucus central downtown. let's check in
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sabrina: amanda: voter turnout with weather impact
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iowans get the first shot at choosing who should get the democratic and nominations for president today. nikki: it can be full of glitz and glam. the caucuses have attracted big name celebrities and national media. but in other parts of the state, the first decisions happen in some pretty places. " " and there's more silos come monday night... some will leave the beaten path... for a dirt road... that leads here. (yes we're very to where mary weaver of "donkey bars"... a democratic snack... for the democrats big decision smack dab in the middle of her home. nikki: this is one of only five places left in iowa, where the
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(we have three delegates that will be coming out of this caucus) that means friends and neighbors will gather here... and choose one of four groups to join... clinton... sanders...o'malley... or uncommitteed. 54:43:09 i think 9 out of 10, 95% of people have their minds made up when they come arleady. its the fourth time the weavers have offered in 2008... (he got the most delegates, obama did) their pick headed to the whitehouse.. (white board) but why the living room location? for small town comfort. 1:01:51 we do it just because we're so rural, we'd be driving 20, 30 miles 1:02:05 we're doing it as a convience for us and our neighbors. the way democrats caucus... (papers) by actually moving across the room to form groups to support a candidate means nothing is left unsaid...(marker)
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center of attention.... and there are a lot of opinions... 56:57:02 that part makes it interesting and fun. but when a caucus is in living room... at the end of the day... they've all still got to live next to each other. 54:23:05 you know each other, may be neighbors may see each other in the grocery store, so its very civil. we're all iowa nice. reporting in rippey, nikki davidson local five news we are iowa. nikki: the caucus actually started out this way... happening in people's living rooms... but today out of 1600 total caucus locations... only five happen in peoples homes. right now there are about 120 voters registered in rural district number three... the weavers are expecting about 80 people come caucus night... nikki: of course....your local election headquarters is local 5 news. we'll be live from caucus central during our 5 and 6 o'clock news. then, expert analysis and insight at 6:30 as you're getting ready to head to caucus during our "this week in iowa" political show special. and our continuous live coverage of the caucuses and the results begins at 7 p.m. we know who's
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insightful and knowledgeable team is local 5 news. nikki: some network on channel 5. caucus coverage, episode of the tonight. that's just after midnight tonight. and the bachelor live will begin at 2:05. we'll take a look now at your sam schreier. sam? sam/wxwall: today is going to be storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get them done before the winter storm and tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a fairly mild low of 32
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prforecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by
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experts" sam weather adlib: today is going to be the calm before the storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get them done before the winter storm and blizzard hits tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a degrees as the low pressure leading to this winter storm moves in. due to temperatures being so warm across the metro and southern iowa, we are likely to see rain first becoming a wintry mix and then tuesday. northwest iowa will likely see all snow starting tonight and lasting through much of the day tuesday with the heaviest snow falling tuesday morning. on top of all of this the be high and cause
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blizzard warnings in west and northwest iowa. snow totals are still tricky with this system. because we will be on the warmer side when this system starts, the metro now looks to be in the 3 to 6 inch category. west and northwest iowa will likely see a larger area of 6 to 12 inches accumulation falling totals are still subject to change low pressure bringing them moves across the country towards iowa. we will be cooler and dry through the rest of the week with a warm up into the 30s coming back this weekend. sam: nikki:
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take a look at these views around des moines... this is drone video take by c- n-n of the des moines skyline...includin g a nice close up view of the state capitol building... of course, the view will be getting a bit different tonight....as a storm rolls through iowa...which could bring significant snow to the area... nikki: still to come on local five news midday... the american heart local five news midday... local five news midday... the american heart association is having their annual red dress dash in honor of
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in
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nikki: sometimes help comes from the unlikliest of sources. that was certainly the case for a community of recently freed slaves in a small florida town. they faced a bleak future... that is until a group of nuns showed up on a mission of education. it's part of america's untold journey as local five celebrates black history month. " trt: 1:54 narr - little africa was a community of new freed blacks that settled in st. augustine after the civil war. although they were skilled farmers, high rates of illiteracy would surely condemn them and their children to a life of hard poverty. ending this, would require outside help. sister thomas-joseph mcgoldrick - we came in 1866 at the request of bishop augustin verot. he asked for 8 sisters that would come. father tom willis - i wish you to understand and clearly that it is for the blacks and for them alone that i have the sisters of your order come to my diocese. sister thomas-joseph mcgoldrick - and he made it very clear that
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teach the liberated slaves. that that would be their work father tom willis - they knew no english the language, they had existed in the years after the civil war. sister thomas-joseph mcgoldrick - when they started to teach children, you know. and only boys came to school originally. but it wasn't too many weeks later that the little girls started to come too and the parents would send the children. and at night we taught the adults. narr - despite their good works, it wasn't long before the sisters were caught in the rising tide of racial segregation. sister thomas-joseph mcgoldrick - 00:22:18:00 it was illegal to teach black people. 00:28:02:00 there was a lot of animosity about, you know, educating black people. even after the civil war, even after they were free. 00:23:22:00 in 1916 three of our sisters were arrested and it was on easter sunday and they were arrested over at st. benedicts.. 00:28:51:00 the order to arrest them probably
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governor, narr - these noble sisters became revered by the people they were sent to help. sister thomas-joseph mcgoldrick 00:15:47:00 - the first nun who died here, the black ladies from the cathedral parish .. they took over the funeral. they said "these women came for us, we're gonna take care of this funeral" . and they did. - tag nikki: look for more on america's untold story of the journey right here on local five. we'll be running a new story each monday morning over the coming weeks. in our next edition of america's untold story of the journey, we lear more about a small florida town and its the dialogue of racial equality in our country look for that here on good next week. nikki: local 5 news midday... under a winter storm watch, as we prepare for some snow. local 5 sam schreier will be back with full forecast, coming up. nikki: next.... today is the day. tonight, caucusing for the 2016 presidential candidates will
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local 5 news midday in " (donald trump, (r) presidential doesn't matter if you (hillary clinton / (d) "of course it's close why i hope everyone who has decided to caucus for me will come out monday (sen. ted cruz, (r) presidential person brings 9 additional people to caucus monday night, we will win the iowa caucus." (d) presidential started this campaign here in iowa, we were secretary clinton. we have come a long, long way.so i think if the turnout is high,......i shot to win this."" nikki: the weekend has been a frenzy of campaigning, as presidential frontrunners try to cement their leads heading into tonight's caucuses....but with some close races, nothing is guaranteed. nikki: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm nikki davidson. nikki: iowa is the
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today. nikki/lam: and it's been a long process for the presidential candidates. hundreds of visits to iowa, countless campaign stops across the state--- all leading up to tonight. local 5 political team is live now at caucus central downtown. amanda? sabrina? sabrina:: amanda:: process leading up to caucus night state fair, on the trail, etc.
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stump speeches, town halls, and tv ads, iowa voters are about make the first official decisions of the 2016 presidential contest. but why does iowa still get this first crack at the campaigns -- and how have their picks traditionally influenced the rest of the race? karin caifa explains. "--reporter pkg-as follows-- (hillary clinton, (d) presidential candidate) really good! from pork chops and burger flips -- (sen. marco rubio, (r) presidential candidate) are you flipping these with this or do you have tongs? butter cows to pizza ranch pop-ins. the presidential candidates have checked off all the iowa political rites of passage. and now voters here are poised to make the first decisions of the 20-16 race. iowa positioned itself first in 1972 -- and has held on since. it's state law. drake university professor dennis goldford says that amplifies iowa's voice. (dennis goldford, drake university political science professor) "iowa isn't first because it's important. iowa is important because it's first. whoever is first by being first, will have extraordinary importance by being first compared to states that come along
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for some candidates tagged as frontrunners for months -- iowa's hard numbers, brought hard reality. like howard dean's third-place finish in 2004. and hillary clinton in 2008. (karin caifa, des moines) "iowa has held on to its first-in-the- nation status, but its track record has been mixed. the iowa caucuses tell us a lot about the candidates, campaigns, and voters -- but not always who will win, in the long haul." iowa democrats did choose barack obama in 2008... (sen. barack obama, (d) presidential candidate) "we are one people. and our time for change has come" in 2004, they chose john kerry -- winner of the nomination, but loser in the general election. and the 2000 iowa winners -- did cast the main characters in the eventual election drama -- (gov. george w. bush, (r) presidential candidate) our message is one that resonates beyond iowa (vice president al gore) to the people of iowa, thank you. -- bush, versus gore. but mike huckabee won here in 2008, while eventual republican nominee john mccain came in fourth. and rick santorum edged mitt romney in 2012. and with home-state senator tom harkin running in 1992, bill clinton only
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support. (dennis goldford, drake university political science professor) iowa does not pick the president. iowa doesn't even necessarily pick the party nominee. what iowa does is reveal unexpected strengths and unexpected campaigns. with a mere six electoral votes in the general election, caucus day will pretty much end iowa's 20-16 stardom. it may also campaigns. but it's just the beginning of the the next president of karin caifa. nikki: the build up has been on par with that of the 2008 election...which turnout. republican and democrat organizers are expecting a strong turnout tonight....possibl y even a new record. and local five will have full coverage this evening. view from downtown will different storm rolls through could bring significant snow local 5 sam schreier is your forecast. sam? weather adlib:
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any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get them done before the winter storm and blizzard hits tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a fairly mild low of 32 degrees as the low pressure leading to this winter storm moves in. due to temperatures being so warm across the metro and southern iowa, we are likely to see rain first becoming a wintry mix and then snow tonight through tuesday. northwest iowa will likely see all snow starting tonight and lasting through much of the day tuesday with the heaviest snow falling top of all of this the wind speeds will likely concerns for blowing snow leading to blizzard warnings in west and northwest iowa. snow totals are system. because we side when this system starts, the metro now looks to be in the 3 to 6 inch category. west and northwest iowa will likely see a larger area of 6 to 12 inches with the heaviest accumulation falling tuesday morning. snow totals are still during the day as the low pressure bringing them moves across the country towards iowa. we will be cooler and
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warm up into the 30s coming back this weekend. nikki: as a reminder-- we'll be live from caucus central during our 5 and 6 o'clock news. then, expert analysis and insight at 6:30 as you're getting ready to head to caucus during our "this week in show special. and our continuous live caucuses and the results begins at 7 p.m. and goes until we know who's your most knowledgeable team is local 5 news.
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and there will be some network changes tonight on channel 5. caucus this week's new episode of the start at 12:05 tonight, that's right after and the will begin at 2:05. nikki: still to come on midday... (weather) central iowa's 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 is going to be the calm before the storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you
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blizzard hits tomorrow. expect with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit near 40 degrees with a very calm and gentle tonight we'll fall to a degrees as the low pressure leading to moves in. due to temperatures being so warm across the metro and southern iowa, we are likely to see rain first becoming snow tonight through tuesday. northwest iowa will likely see all snow starting tonight and lasting through much of the day tuesday with the heaviest snow falling tuesday morning. on top of all of this the wind speeds will likely be high and cause concerns for blowing snow leading to blizzard warnings in west and northwest iowa. snow totals are still tricky with this system. because we will be on the warmer side when this system starts, the metro now looks to be in the 3 to 6 inch category. west and northwest iowa
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area of 6 to 12 inches with the heaviest accumulation falling tuesday morning. snow subject to change low pressure bringing country towards iowa. of the week with a warm up into the 30s coming back this weekend.
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nikki: nikki: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this. nikki: about the arl - about arl
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about the arl - about arl the animal rescue league of iowa (arl) is iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. the arl serves people and pets
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programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. history the arl has grown dramatically since its founding in 1926 - expanding its programs that serve both people and homeless animals across iowa. the most obvious growth is the number of animals the arl provides shelter and care for each year. intakes have increased from a few thousand animals a decade ago to more than 15,000 animals in 2013. through our proactive community outreach and spay/neuter programs, in the past few years we have begun to see a decrease in the number of animals we care for, but our work is far from over. other areas of growth include the arl's programs designed specifically to address the reasons animals end up in shelters, including spay/neuter, behavior training, and humane education programs. the arl's
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reinforcement training program has expanded to offer year-round classes, as well as free behavior advice for dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. the shelter continues to spay and neuter all dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and pigs that are adopted from our shelter. in addition to the animals that come through the arl's doors, the arl also serves the people of iowa through its many services. mission to promote animal welfare, strengthen the human-animal bond, and prevent the overpopulation of pets.
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we want to remind you there will be some network changes tonight on channel 5. because of our caucus coverage, this week's new episode of the bachelor will start at 12:05 tonight, that's right after midnight. bachelor live will begin at 2:05. sam weather adlib: today is going to be the calm before the storm, so if you have any errands like getting groceries you need to run, i'd get winter storm and blizzard hits tomorrow. expect mostly cloudy skies with calm and mild conditions. highs today are going to hit very calm and gentle wind. overnight tonight we'll fall to a fairly mild low of 32 degrees as the low pressure leading to this winter storm moves in. due to
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