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>> a lot of people came to support the team. >> getting this far and having the opportunity to go to the rose bowl, it was a great experience. i will do it again if i can. anchor: our own crew is on its way back to des moines. he is seeing a lot of hawkeye fans of the airport. anchor: a former hawkeye player has some wise words for the team returning from california. going to the rose bowl is something they would never forget. anchor: new information on the death of a des moines team. he died from an accidental drowning. his body was found in a pond. he disappeared after leaving a house party. the medical examiner also found
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anchor: the 25-year-old is dead after a snowmobile accident in washington county. he was found in a field by a family member after he didn't return from a snowmobile ride. the snowmobile overturned on him while he was climbing a draft. no one was injured after a small plane flipped over the airport. rescue crews were called in. the cessna landed normally but the pilot lost control and struck the snow embankment. anchor: the des moines register is reporting that the use of body cameras by police here may not meet national standards. officers are telling people and they are being recorded. they don't require officers to inform people.
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peyton henry died after her family was involved in a crash near fort dodge. they say life will never be the same without their little girl. charges are pending in the crash. residents in missouri are still dealing with flooding in some areas. the cleanup is underway. in other areas the water continues to rise. david: the mississippi river is hitting record high levels in the state of missouri. the wall that protects the city of cape girardeau is holding. in low-lying areas the water cannot be stopped. which arrived with public works director stephen cook and found many vehicles nearly submerged. water street took on a whole new
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the town was devastated by the great flood of 1993. most people in this flood prone area target a government buyout and left. those who stay behind are seeing floodwaters even higher than 93. hundreds of homes are underwater. he is urging people to follow evacuation rules and not take any chances. the floodwater continues to receive in st. louis. major roadways are open again. the high water is now headed south. people in that area are getting ready. anchor: the flood threat could last through next week. it is expected to crest in
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president obama says that because congress won't act on gun control he will. president obama: i directed my team to look into new actions i can take to address gun violence. i will meet with the attorney general to discuss our options. anchor: cbs news is reporting that those options include expanding the definition of who is in the business of selling guns. to require background checks and enhance reporting. last month senate republicans blocked a proposal that would have required background checks for all gone online purchases. anchor: bernie sanders was interrupted by a donald trump supporter. bernie sanders: today in america the top, there is a trump
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trumps money. anchor: the sanders supporters stood up the chance to drown out the trump supporter. hillary clinton has raised $55 million in the fourth quarter. the campaign has collected $112 million since launching in april. the democratic front runner worked hard for the money. make sure to tune into kcci for close-ups on this sunday. we talked predictions and the surprises. anchor: part of a donald trump speech now appears in a terrorist recruiting vehicle.
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for the complete and total shutdown of muslims entering the united states. the group aims to recruit american muslims for its cause. the site of the san bernardino massacre is set to reopen on monday. there will be titled security at the inland regional center. the center has been closed since december 2. anchor: he was at the rose bowl 57 years ago. the wise words this former
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anchor: the locker laura: as iowa city gets ready to welcome back its team, one former hawkeye knows what is going through the mind of the players and coaches. todd: he'd been there 57 years ago. >> deep inside this home in hudson another basement full of hawkeye fans are ready to watch the rose bowl. he knew what these young men were going through. >> nobody can appreciate as much as some of you who has been through it. on january 1, 1959 he was young man of 22. he was an undersized young man playing right guard and offense.
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>> he said gentleman you have 60 minutes of football and a lifetime to remember it. >> i would did everything right in that 1959 rose bowl. they jumped on cal by halftime. and 81 yard touchdown run in the third quarter. he had a great view from his seat. for the 4:00 kickoff, we watched what would unfold.
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it was the start of a lopsided loss by iowa to stanford. even so, that day from 1959 was march forever. anchor: he says the hawkeyes should be very proud of their season. anchor: the sun was out today. >> clouds will roll in just a bit later as the night goes along.
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we are 29 degrees here in the metro area. 18 degrees with the wind chill. feels like 12 degrees in marshalltown. the low clouds assert a roll in around 10:00. around 6 a.m. tomorrow morning it will be mostly cloudy skies. sun comes up tomorrow at 7:41 a.m. 3 p.m. tomorrow it will be around 26 degrees. the clouds will slowly drift down to the south. sunshine to the west.
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nebraska and kansas. kansas city 34 degrees. some snow showers in the great lakes. the wind will shift around to the northwest. that high pressure builds on in from the west. we will have those low clouds hanging around. the colder air is in place. i think the clouds will hang around right into monday. look for partly sunny skies later monday. tuesday should be a day that is pretty mild and filled with sunshine. wednesday starts out with clear skies and then the clouds slowly increase. still a lot of snow pack out
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you have to head out to upstate new york or vermont new hampshire and maine and that is it for snow. temperatures tonight all the way down to 18 degrees. northwest winds at five to 10 miles per hour. mid-20's on monday. anchor: iowa fans is still feeling the sting from the rose bowl.
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pill to swallow. on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us.
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tony: when you look at the football season sometimes it is hard to see the big picture. stanford came in and absolutely
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that was just one game in a historic year for iowa. they won the big ten west. the rose bowl is certainly a sour note to and on. but this will still go down as one of the best seasons for the hawkeyes. >> i'm not going to remember the season due to every single game. the brotherhood and the guys that have grown so close to. the fans in the coaches. they've done so much rest. summary of our fans traveled out here. they are always cheering. they were early's in the game even though we weren't in the game.
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it is something you are very grateful for. >> nobody can take that away from us. what we get is a team. it is the legacy that we left. 12-2 is still great record. tony: congrats to the hawks on a great season. arkansas is rolling. they go on to win this 145-23 over kansas state. they took on top-ranked and undefeated michigan state. they have another tough one tonight.
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they have to hit the road and take out third-ranked oklahoma. averaging nearly 25 points per game. >> he is really playing a high level in doing a great job. it is really impressive. i am happy for him.
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baylor taking on kansas. making it look effortless. the crafty veteran slams it. 102-74 over baylor. if you are a fan of the nfl, you are chomping at the bit for tomorrow minnesota takes on green bay in green bay with the nfc north title on the line. the squad has come to life in recent weeks.
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>> i don't always get them in the right position but i tried to. it is all up to them. it should be a fun one tomorrow night. the packers take on the vikings tomorrow night. everyone will be watching that game. some disappointed iowa hawkeyes. they might just hang out in pasadena. is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans
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than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field.
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anchor: two twins won't have to share the same birthday. they were born on different days and even in different years. her twin brother arrived at 12:01 a.m. on new year's day.
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their parents weren't expecting them for another month. curtis: it is cool out there but it is early january after all. 25 degrees in fort dodge. clouds will increase very late tonight. mostly cloudy tomorrow. tuesday looks like the best day with a lot of sunshine. we do arrive with some warmer weather later in the week. anchor: be sure to tune into matter of fact. what the polls don't tell you about the most important political race. what it really takes to be president. all coming up next.
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>> today on "matter of fact." the keys to a republican victory -- or will democrats dominate the electoral college? >> every exchange between a pollster and a voter begins with a lie. >> what the polls don't always tell you. >> our immigration system has been broken for a very long time and everybody knows it. >> is mass deportation possible? timely advice on immigration, gun control and domestic policy from assistant to the president, cecilia munoz.
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takes to be president.
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