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walks. tonight we'll be deep and arctic air slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1 to 2 inches and eastern iowa has a better chance of seeing 2 to 4 inches. also coming up on local five news midday.... a pedestrian accident in ames yesterday left but there were plenty of good help out. amanda: involved in the case of brandon was in court why people are change in court venue, coming up. amanda: the zika virus is growing. now, an ames- based research group is searching for a vaccine. "local 5 news midday in iowa" amanda: good morning
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local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. our top story, its week of hearings on the bakken pipeline... iowa remains the final state still almost four project. the week revealing what they've learned over the past several months through hearings... despite no decision, some as though it would be approved. but even now board members are getting more both sides of the issue...making the decision even more difficult. geri huser, iowa utilities board: "it's a struggle. i don't like that part of this process. " amanda: board members say, regardless of their decision, these companies will want to transport crude oil. those local five has spoken with say the board is being very deliberate throughout this whole process....includi ng taking the right steps to come to a decision. don tormey, iub spokesman: "it sounds like the board is trying to really narrow down the issues that they need to address and they're asking
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before their the pipeline next friday....the board's legal team has been together a pros from this week's sessions. be made at that meeting, but again, there's no timeline for when they must make a decision. the meeting will be public...but can also be streamed online... amanda: over to the statehouse where iowa senators are trying to stop managed care... amanda: iowans and their families on medicaid have been faced with the decision of "what managed care company to pick." it's part of the governor's plan to change over the state's medicaid program to private companies. but the iowa senate voted thursday to terminate the contracts the state has just started with three out-of- state companies, hoping that will stop the governor's plan. "pam jochum - 4:29 thousands of iowans who are caregivers and have expressed their frustration and anger over a system that htey cannot get answers to their most basic questions." jason schultz 19:43 i stand here today in opposition to this bill
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would set us back, turn the train around wrong destination. amanda: one thing to federal "centers for medicaid and services" still has to give it's approval for the plan to move foward. so far they have not done that. three republican senators helped in passing the bill thursday... republicans say they will not even consider the bill when it the medicaid changes affect thousand iowans...and are effect on march 1st. amanda: of course both of course both changeover have been big topics for debate in and we want to know how you at home feel about these issues... comments you can post you twitter and
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or send us an call . hear what you the contact information is on amanda: joins us again your forecast. sam we are looking at a mostly sunny and cold through the evening. our snow has stopped leaving most of about 1 to 1.5 inches, but even that little roads in poor shape. the sun will be out today so even though our highs will be in the low 20s we may still melt a bit of that snow off some of the side walks. tonight we'll be mostly clear with very deep and arctic air slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1 to 2 inches and
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next week will start a bit cooler with highs headed for a big warm up with 50 degree air likely to slide over us by next thursday and friday. amanda: an ames pedestrian had to be taken to the hospital after being side-swiped while crossing the street thursday morning.... police say she near the corner lincoln way when the driver, hit her. investigators say the driver her phone while the driver immediately stopped to help, other people. looked at her phone back up and hit the pedestrian"" amanda: the driver will be charged with failure to yield, and could face additional charges. the victim was taken to the hospital with
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amanda: it's been almost two years since the drowning death of amanda: died while in missouri...after an arrest for a boat ellingson was in he fell off the boat...the arresting officer, anthony facing involuntary manslaughter... thursday, piercy the charge. the officer had not originally been charged in death. prosecutor charged him with manslaughter. be set. amanda: protestors morgan county courthouse in missouri they want trial moved to a county. too well known and well liked trial. amanda: this morning, the search continues for a man wanted by des moines police.... is wanted after thefts and has two outstanding warrants. he's 46 years old
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caswell is violent, police he also has several aliases. police are asking anyone with information to call crime stoppers. amanda: and in sports this morning...the iowa hawkeyes faced a test in indiana last night... while not dealing with a ranked opponent....they did have to face a dangerous hoosier team at the historic assembly hall. jarrod uthoff led iowa with 24 points, but it wasn't enough to get the win... the hawkeyes now in a three- way tie with maryland for first in the big ten. coming up on midday... the democratic to the debate in milwaukee. back at what they had to say and each other. amanda: and... it's friday! which means it's time for local 5 at the movies. we'll take a sneak peek at new releases hitting your box office for this valentine's weekend. amanda: next.... are you being scammed? find out why one chain is being sued for selling
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amanda krenz and we are iowas most accurate forecast. this is local 5 midday. we are iowa (music sting)" amanda: an alert now for car owners -- that bargain on motor oil could cost you big -- dollar general is being sued about their own brand of motor oil, accused of selling out of date bottles to unsuspecting consumers -- abc's gio benitez is here with what you need to know " undercover nat - bin: water bottle cam - clip: dollar general - sm: they're almost sold out of it. gma investigates undercover at dollar general. the chain: facing lawsuits over its motor oil. undercover nat - bin: water bottle cam - clip:
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a few bottles left. we see it's popular as jersey.. nats - clerk: a lot of people buy it. after all.. it's the cheapest! so what's the issue? our expert undercover nats - tom: this is obsolete motor oil. obsolete? look at the front- the labels says its 10w-30, a well- known oil for many modern cars? but on warning ? "not suitable" for "engines built after 1988." that's? 28 years ago! the api, the organization that sets petroleum industry standards, calls this oil "obsolete".. meaning it's considered out of date... edgar dworsky (editor, mouseprint.org): i don't think any consumer who saw this product next to other motor oils on the shelves would have an idea that this was an obsolete oil. 15:05:44:56 jerry (attorney): unless you
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dollar general would market that oil in its motor oils section this other dg oil 10w-40 has that same warning on the back. one clerk tells us she doesn't know a lot about cars, but thinks it's just like the name brand oils.. water bottle cam - clip: dollar general - tc thing that that's more cheaper than the brand. actually - that's not true. the name brands next to it are meant these are not. and this oil? sae 30, our experts says, is meant for some small engines, like it is on the auto shelf. it's warning? "not suitable" for "engines built after 1930." petroleum quality institute of america worries someone who picks it up by mistake could damage their glenn: call it a compressor oil. right now -there are seven lawsuits across the country against dollar general - claiming dg is misleading consumers by selling "obsolete" oil on the same shelves as oils meant for newer cars -without giving "adequate warning." joe wood is part of one of those suits. he says
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bottle and that his engine died after he starting using the oil. 14:28:49 - joe wood: i didn't think anything was different from any of the brands. 14:57:37 - attorney - jerry clarke: the regular consumer doesn't know these oils can damage their car. and glenn says it's not just dollar general selling obsolete oils. bin: water bottle cam - clip: 611&quick - 00:11:21:41 good shot of tom picking out oil from shelf. we go undercover to other stores in new york and new jersey to see if they sell these oils. out of eight other retailers, half were selling oils that glenn considers obsolete. as for dollar general - it told us: "dg- branded motor oil products meet not only our standards for quality and value, but also all ? labeling requirements... the labeling?contains unambiguous language and appropriate use the company also takes issue with the term obsolete - saying in the millions of cars before 1988." amanda: you'll want to make sure your car is stocked and full of gas
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headed our way this weekend. let's check in with meteorologist sam schreier for your weather. sam we are looking at a day with windy conditions lasting our snow has stopped central iowa with but even that little amount has left some roads in poor shape. the sun will be out
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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: we are looking at a mostly sunny and cold day with windy conditions lasting through the evening. our snow has stopped from last night
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about 1 to 1.5 inches, but even that little amount has left some roads in poor shape. the sun will be out today so even though our highs will be in the low 20s we may still melt a bit of that snow off some of the side walks. tonight we'll be mostly clear with very deep and arctic air slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1 to 2 inches and eastern iowa has a better chance of seeing 2 to 4 inches. next week will start a bit cooler with highs in the 30s but we are headed for a big warm up with 50 degree air likely to slide over us by next thursday and
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sam: amanda: :
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still to come on local five news midday... we have a mixologist on with some valentine's- themed cocktails.
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i wanted to reach out to see if the woi team, possibly the morning show, would be interested in doing an interactive segment on drink recipes for either valentine's day or the super bowl. i work on behalf of prestige wine and spirits/kinky liqueur, and they have a mixologist who will be in town january 25th - 28th. she's very fun and experienced with lifestyle hosts and news teams, and would love to bring colorful ingredients and mix up a few timely recipes on
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" " you're watching
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hd. we are iowa" : amanda: it's friday... which means it's time for "local 5 at the movies.".. amanda: first up...."deadpool" stars ryan reynolds as marvel's infamous "merc with a mouth." reynolds play a former special forces op who undergoes a disfiguring transformation to overcome cancer....and ends up with an accelerated healing ability and insanity... "deadpool" is rated r....and is definitely not a superhero movie for the kids.... the movie is expected to be the big hit of the weekend and
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(reax) amanda: choice for the weekend... dakota johnson be single".. the movie is a lighthearted look at having fun while avoiding commitment. johnson's fun- worker who shows her how to cut loose and "how to be single" is rate r. all: (reax)
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and finally...its runway once owen wilson return for another send-up world in "zoolander two." this time they conspiracy to kill the world's most beautiful rated pg-13 all: (reax) amanda: coming up on midday... fell in love during world reunited after just in time for valentine's day. next.... candidates are south. at candidate
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" amanda: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm amanda krenz. amanda: we start off with politics. for the republicans -- it's all about south carolina right now -- and with most of the candidates trading blows ahead of their debate tomorrow night -- donald trump is trying out a "kinder, gentler" approach jon karl is tracking it all from greenville, south carolina " donald trump is so confident now, at a rally in louisiana overnight, he was already looking ahead to his re-election campaign. sot trump: "i'm going to be there and do a good job, hopefully maybe i get an extra four years. maybe i don't." and trump is now so confident, he's pulling his negative ads from the air in south carolina and going positive. sot voter in trump ad: "he wants to make america great and that's what i want, too." but the other candidates aren't turning the other
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pulling no punches after his stumble in new hampshire. sot rubio: "donald trump has zero foreign policy experience. negotiating a hotel deal in another country is not foreign policy experience. jeb bush has no foreign policy experience, period." presidential politics can be rough-and- tumble in south carolina. trump is accusing ted cruz of making robo-calls attacking him -- a charge cruz denies. sot cruz: "somebody else is doing them, it's not us." but just check out this new ad from the cruz campaign slamming trump on eminent domain. sot campaign ad: a pattern of sleaze, stretching back decades. worse? trump still supports eminent domain today." jeb bush is also going after trump. we caught up with him as he headed into an event in florence, karl: "are you going to trump here?" bush: "i hope so." karl: "why's he keep hitting you?" bush: "he must be worried." inside, bush went on the attack. to an entertainer in chief? someone who will say whatever he
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about him? insult people? divide people?" bush was fired up? but back outside, he took some motherly advice from a supporter. lady: "how tall are you?" bush: 6'4" lady: "you need to stand up straighter!" bush: "yes, ma'am."" amanda:: take a look at this. republican presidential candidate donald trump met an unlikely fan on the trail yesterday. trump autographed this baby's hand as he was surfing the crowd at a baton rouge rally. crowd members passed the baby up to the candidate, who signed his little hand with a sharpie. the baby, identified by his parents as flaunted a spiked blonde faux- hawk hairstyle that and carried a bejeweled, trump-themed pacifier. amanda:: we turn to the democratic candidates now-- bernie sanders and hillary clinton getting heated on the debate stage last night, trading harsh words. abc's ceclisa vega has the highlights. " facing off for the first time since that new hampshire landslide? bernie sanders... feeling confident?. 22:04:53 sot sanders let's not-- let's not insult-- let's not insult the intelligence of the american people. people aren't dumb. the battle lines in this heated race? drawn overnight on this
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sot hrc: 21:15:39 k the american people deserve to know specifically how this would work. 21:16:34 sot sanders: that is absolutely inaccurate. to ties to president obama... 22:45:26 hrc he's called him weak. he has called him a disappointment 22:46:29 sanders madam secretary that is a low blow? the contest now heading into south carolina and nevada? and the race to appeal to black and latino voters at fever pitch? sot hrc 21:39:20 we're going to change policing practices, we're going to change incarceration practices >> moderator: so race relations would be better under a sanders presidency than they've been? 21:41:10 sanders >> absolutely. hillary clinton hoping to recover from that embarrassing defeat? trying to show her
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21:29:09 sot hrc i'm not asking people to support me because i'm a woman. i'm asking people to support me because i think i'm the most qualified, experienced and ready person to be the president and the commander in chief. off stage.. also hoping to raise some cash? a fundraising email claiming to be from clinton's campaign saying: i'm not kidding, maddi, i'm asking you to give $1 right this second-- spawning the hashtag im not kidding maddi ? this morning? meme's like hillary at the mcdonald's dollar menu-- i'm not kidding maddi just a dollar right this second all going viral" amanda: the zika virus outbreak contunues to get attention...inclu ding from some researchers in iowa... amanda: ames-based newlink genetics is working to develop a vaccine for the mosquito carried zika virus. it's been linked to serious health issues including birth defects. of the two species of mosquitos known to carry zika, one is found here in iowa. but researchers say there's a lot more they don't know about zika right now than what they do
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stages, for every palnning stages. like i said, this virus wasnt recognized as a threat. " amanda: right now, does not have a timeline of when a vaccine could be developed. all the cases inside the u-s right now are from people who traveled somewhere else and contracted zika. they say anyone traveling to zika areas should protect themselves. pregnant women are being told not to go at all. amanda: it may look like a winter wonderland....bu t for residents of a pennsylvania neighborhood, a broken water main means they have no water for now... the burst pipe shot water over homes, power lines, and trees, forming plenty of icicles in the cold temps... but it also had water backing up into basements of nearby homes...and left some major damage to be dealt with....not something you can just "let go"...
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meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: we are looking at a mostly sunny and cold day with windy conditions lasting through the evening. our snow has stopped from last night leaving most of central iowa with about 1 to 1.5 inches, but even that little amount has left some roads in poor shape. the sun will be out today so even though our highs will be in the low 20s we may still melt a bit of that snow off some of the side walks. tonight we'll be mostly clear with very deep and arctic air slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1 to 2 inches and eastern iowa has a better chance of seeing 2 to 4 inches. next week will start a bit cooler with highs in the 30s but we are headed for a big warm up with 50 degree air likely to slide over us
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friday. amanda: they say true love never dies - and here's proof. a veteran u.s soldier and an australian woman, separated during world war two, ...but now reunited .... and rekindling their romance. " script: as love stories go ...the dream ending [take: upsot] ( natsot ) a hug and kiss 70 years in the making 93 year old norwood thomas last held his war time sweetheart in london shortly be d day in 1944 the relationship was lost in the fog of war ...going their separate ways to opposite ends of the world they moved on ..married other people but that link was never lost [take: upsot] ( natsot ) thanks to technology and the world wide web ...they found each other ...reconnecting over skype last year [take: upsot] ( upsot, joyce durrant ) the get together swept people away
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funds for norwoods airfare to find his fair lady it was a 17thousand kilometre journey from the us to three days it took the now he is back in the arms of the one who got away ... [take: upsot] and he is not letting go " all: (reax) (reax) amanda: how much do you plan on spending
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valentine's day? a study by bank rate shows that the cost of the traditional valentine's day date will run you just over five hundred and twelve dollars... that includes a box of chocolates, a dozen roses, dinner for two, champagne, and a gift of diamond earrings... without the jewelry, it comes out to almost 190 dollars... amanda: if a movie is part of your plans...then why not try out the newest theater in the metro... the nextgen cinemark theater in altoona opened thursday, after about nine months of construction. the luxury- themed theater has 12 auditoriums with huge recliners, as well as enhanced sound systems. nextgen says it's a new way to enjoy a movie, and the guests are big fans already.
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"the seats alone, they just blew my mind. they're all electronic and they recline and are really, really comfortable. it's almost has a home theater experience, but obviously you can't get the screen or the sound or the digital quality of the film at home." amanda: you can even buy your tickets through an app. amanda: and the iowa events center will have plenty of visitors this weekend....as it hosts the annual home and garden show. you may have seen sam out there thursday meeting with vendors and visitors... the home and garden show has more than 53- hundred square feet of garden landscapes to walk through, as well as featured guests... " the green bin is a little unique. we use a lot of reclaimed materials so the re store has donated material and some purchased as well, but the green bin is definitely something you wouldn't normally find in the store" amanda: the home and garden show goes through sunday, you can buy tickets at the door or online. amanda: trending now....a good samaritan trips up a
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amanda: in the u-k...a good in a foot chase...allowing to nab a dealer... officers were the fleeing bystander sticks out his leg tripping the man and allowing him to be captured.. erupted with praise for the stranger, who the cops are now looking to thank. amanda: local 5 news (weather) sam has the details in 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
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sam weather adlib: we are looking at a mostly sunny and cold day with windy conditions lasting through the evening. our snow has stopped from last night leaving most of central iowa with about 1 to 1.5 inches, but even that little amount has left some roads in poor shape. the sun will be out today so even though our highs will be in the low 20s we may still melt a bit of that snow off some of the side walks. tonight we'll be slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1
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better chance of seeing 2 to 4 inches. next week will start a bit cooler with highs in the 30s but we are headed for a big warm up with 50 degree air likely to slide over us by next thursday and friday. sam: amanda:
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sam: amanda: amanda: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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we're joined now by sam: we're joined now by jerry holub, our resident horticulturist. here's here every friday to tell us what we need to know to keep our gardens, plants and yards healthy, happy and green. jerry, how is it going? now... he'll be available for all your gardening needs at the downtown des moines farmers market on saturdays.
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support local agriculture and buy direct from iowa farmers while shopping the downtown farmers' market - presented by unitypoint health - des moines. the downtown farmers' market presents iowa producers from 58 counties across iowa, offering fresh fruit, vegetables and so much more every saturday, may - october. you'll find fresh herbs, beautiful flowers, farm fresh eggs, local wineries, a delicious assortment of goat cheese, an endless selection of baked goods, and many varieties of iowa raised meat such as beef, pork, chicken, turkey, goat, rabbit, lamb and tilapia. amanda:
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take a look at this today... amanda: you can now feel like you're spending a night in vincent van gogh's bedroom, and you don't have to leave the u-s to do so. the art institute of chicago recently commissioned a recreation of van gogh's "yellow house" bedroom for an exhibit opening sunday. the exhibit pays tribute to three paintings van gogh created of the room in the late 19th century. and the museum is renting out that room through air-b-n- b. sam weather adlib: we are looking at a mostly sunny and cold day with windy conditions lasting through the evening. our snow has stopped from last night leaving most of central iowa with about 1 to 1.5 inches, but even that little amount has left some roads in poor shape. the sun will be out today so even though
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melt a bit of that snow off some of the side walks. tonight we'll be mostly clear with very deep and arctic air slamming down over the metro. our lows tonight should bottom out near -3 degrees with wind chills below -10 degrees across the metro and likely colder to the north. we're going to see clouds return saturday only allowing us to warm up into the mid teens. snow is still looking fairly likely saturday night into valentines day morning, however the track of the snow may have shifted east a bit. the metro now looks to get roughly 1 to 2 inches and
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it's "the chew" to the rescue. clinton's showing you how to make an amazing last-minute craft that will look like you've been planning for weeks. plus, michael's in the kitchen with the fabulous tamar braxton. and they've got a decadent chocolate delight you're guaranteed to fall in love with. get ready to be dazzled, right now on "the chew". [ cheers and applause ] >> hello. hello, welcome to "the chew". hey, guys, thank you. a good audience today. it's a good audien. >> oh yeah. >> wow. >> you know what's coming up on sunday, don't you? [ sexy saxophone music ] >> oh yeah. >> for some it's a day filled with flowers, chocolate, love notes, and solemn proclamations of affection. [ audience oohs ] for the rest of us, it's a glass of wine and netflix.

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