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our ch's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. >> the most-watched news at noon in central iowa, this is iowa's news leader.
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mollie: right now at noon, a major winter storm is bearing down on iowa as residents get ready to to head to their caucuses tonight. good afternoon and thank you for joining us. timing is everything after months of campaigning and two lien dollars at least on advertising, it is time for the iowa caucuses just as a major winter storm is heading our way. the question on everyone's mind, is when will the storm arrived and how bad will it a? let's begin with frank -- how bad will it be? let's begin with frank. frank: it lingers as all the folks try to travel, tomorrow into wednesday. it is hard to believe we have a major storm on the way with this great weather we have seen around here, lately.
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we are starting to increase the clouds off to the south and west with precipitation in portions of nebraska and kansas. a quiet and mild afternoon with more clouds around 6:00 p.m. by 10:00, a wintry mix and snow. if we look at the snow trend, most of this false tomorrow morning, midnight has a 60% chance. the heaviest snow at 4:00 a.m., when most of us will see it, especially in central iowa. by the afternoon, snow chances start to deteriorate a little bit. the latest timing and totals heading our way, coming up. mollie: police say weather was to blame for a 15 car pile up during this morning's commute. it happened just before 7:30 on eastbound i-235 at the easton exit. officials say it appears that
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freezing fog caused the slick conditions. it took crews nearly 2 hours to clear the roadway. police say 1 person suffered minor injuries but witnesses on the scene tell us that an additional 2 people went to the hospital on their own to be checked out as a precaution. the time for campaigning in iowa is almost over, and tonight at 7:00, iowans will kick off the presidential nominating process. marlie hall begins our commitment 2016 coverage from right here in des moines. >> one last day. marlie: it was an early wake-up call for volunteers on caucus day. even the normally confident republican front-runner donald trump is anxious. >> well you have to be a little bit nervous. you know i like to win and i want to win for the country, i don't want to win for myself. this is actually my first election night. marlie: marco rubio stopped at a des moines cracker barrel with his kids this morning. he's polling in third place. >> well we'll be stumping hard for you tonight. >> thank you very much. marlie: ted cruz is counting on an army of supporters to pull
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>> the strength of this campaign is over 12,000 volunteers here in the state of iowa. marlie: republican party officials here say they expect a record turnout tonight and that may bode well for donald trump. >> if it's big on the republican side, that means these first time voters that like donald trump have come out and turned out to caucus. >> bernie. marlie: democrat bernie sanders is also counting on first time voters. >> we need tens of millions of people to stand up and say loudly and clearly, enough is enough. marlie: sanders and hillary clinton are in a virtual tie. >> i'm a little bit scarred up but i'm still standing and i think that kind of experience will really do me well in this campaign. marlie: the threat of a winter storm could impact voter turnout tonight. , marlie hall, cbs news, des moines. mollie: also doing a bit of
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expecting a surprise. >> we're sort of tired of everything being pre-determined by polling. everything's been circled around polling, more than any other season i've ever seen in presidential politics because there's so many people making a to look at the polls.' but the wrong. let's see what the vote looks like. we think we're going to surprise a lot of people. mollie: and on the democratic side, tonight's winner could ultimately be decided by former o'malley. right now, he's running a distant third to senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton. but due to the uniqueness of the caucus process, o'malley is a potential kingmaker. that's because in places where he falls short of the 15% needed to be viable, his supporters will be asked to pick their second choice which could tip the balance for sanders or clinton. >> some of your supporters, governor, are viewed as the most important commodity in iowa right now. >> because of their discerning judgment in candidates.
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some precincts do you urge them , to follow their own instincts? or should they go one way or another? >> i urge them to hold strong and fight for viability. that's what i encourage people to do. mollie: tom henderson is the polk county democratic chair and o'malley supporter. he says one of the biggest mysteries about the sanders clinton battle is where o'malley's supporters will go. presidential hopefuls aren't the only ones hitting the streets urging iowans to get out and caucus. iowa senator joni ernst says she expects a record turnout for republicans. ernst has chosen not to endorse a particular candidate, but says she has her eyes on several potential nominees. the senator also says iowa is a great fit for first in the nation status. >> whether it's your manufacturing base, whether it's agriculture, technology, banking and finance, you name it we have it here in iowa. so we are when you look at industry very represented of many different states across the nation. mollie: senator ernst says she has a lot of friends in the race
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of candidates for iowan's to choose from. as it all comes to a head tonight, you can trust us for the best coverage of the caucuses. we will be live starting at 6:30, and will stay on the air until the final results are in. we will also have crews at all the big campaign watch parties as well as inside democratic and republican caucuses. in national headlines today, two virginia tech students are in custody in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl who disappeared last week. nicole lovell's body was found more than 50 miles from her home and the university campus. jan crawford reports from the jail in christiansburg, virginia where the students are expected to be arraigned today. jan: police discovered 13-year-old nicole lovell's body on the side of a north carolina road. authorities believe virginia tech freshman david eisenhauer abducted and murdered the girl. another student, 19-year-old natalie keepers has been charged with helping eisenhauer get rid of lovell's body. >> eisenhauer and nicole were acquainted prior to her disappearance.
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relationship to his advantage, to abduct and then kill her. jan: lovell vanished last wednesday. her family believes she climbed out of her bedroom window after blocking the door with a dresser. a missing child poster noted that she required daily medication following a liver transplant. friday, her father issued a desperate plea for his daughter's return. >> if you're out there, you can come to me. i'm not mad at you, i'm worried about you. jan: lovell's facebook page shows she was a member of at least one teen dating group, but it's unclear whether she met eisenhauer online. last march, a local news station recognized the track and field champion from maryland as a student athlete of the week. >> i will personally not stop until i reach my peak performance. jan: sunday, virginia state police searched a pond on virginia tech campus though it's , unclear for what. online, lovell's father shared his devastation writing i'm so in shock i know nothing more to say.
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now the results of an autopsy are pending and authorities are trying to reconstruct a timeline into nicole's disappearance and death. mollie: police say that they have received over 300 tips in connection with the case. still to come, more parents are playing video games, but the raisin -- the reason they are grabbing a controller may
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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>> this is iowa's news leader, this is kcci eight news at noon with mollie cooney. mollie: more and more parents are playing video games with their children. that's the finding of a recent survey that shows parents like the ability to easily control what their kids are seeing. cbs news correspondent jill wagner has more, it's new at noon. >> we can go this way. come, there's coins. jill: most saturday mornings, 6-year-old kaitlyn plays video games with her father for an hour or two. >> she looks forward to it at the end of the week, you know, the weekend. just start off our weekend doing
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the consulting firm magid interviewed 3000 parents and found if their kids play video games, 92% of their parents played with them. >> so this is not just a core device for hardcore gamers. this is a family device. we like to think of it as the next new kitchen table in the family. jill: the survey shows the majority of parents prefer that kids play with consoles that are easy to monitor rather than on computers, smart phones or tablets. the survey also found that more than 3 quarters of parents say their primary reason to play games is to spend time with their children. kaitlyn's mom agrees, citing -- because everybody in the family has disease schedules. -- busy schedules. >> when we finally have some time together, we like to do things she enjoys, and she enjoys other activities too. but this is one of them and we have fun together. we like it. jill: kaitlyn's parents also encourage her to play
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learning, as well as having fun. mollie: after nearly two years of construction, the uss sioux city was christened and launched in marinette wisconsin saturday in front of a crowd of several hundred. the ship, named after the northwestern iowa community, will have a crew of 50 sailors and will home port in mayport, florida. it is designed to detect mines, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and help with humanitarian operations. checking back in with frank or we are all watching the storm heading our way. frank: bring in a lot of moisture and it has been a pretty cold system. we have already seen some snow is heading our way. it is hard to believe something great weather. temperature right now is not bad, 43 at the airport with wind
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notice temperatures not too bad around the state, 30's for ames, oh 40's in parcel town, mid 40's down around ottumwa. the system is still out to the west this afternoon. portions of colorado and utah all the way back into new mexico and arizona, this is a big old system that will be cruising on through. here it is at 11:00, still off to the south and west on futurecast. notice what happens, it will through during the day on tuesday, the coldest air stays to the north of the low and then notice these -- these are lines of equal pressure so we are concerned with blowing snow as high pressure builds in on the backside. you get a tight pressure gradient and this high what's to kick a low out and be will be concerned with every windy
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we start things out thisafternoon with clouds on the increase, maybe some light rain after about 10:00. tuesday. 4:00 a.m. is when the snow gets iowa. 8:00, heavier snow especially off to the northwest. 32 degree line, the wintry mix just south and east of the metro, rain down in southeastern iowa. this will pull through and by but not in the metro. precipitation lightens up off to the south and east, that is the dry slot that is pulling a -- pulling in. the wind is also going to be very fierce out of the north and east.
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hour at times and that will continue all the way through the morning hours on wednesday. here in the metro, we are right on the edge of where the heavy snow will start to taper off down in the south and east. six to 12 inches, we could see some isolated what plus amounts -- foot plus amounts. if you are on the southeastern corner of the county, you will see some lower amount. amounts. south and east, mainly just rain in a little bit other wintry mix. notice the winter storm warning and the blizzard warning seems to collaborate with that. a blizzard warning off to the north and west, where the heaviest snow will be. highs today are not bad, low 40's, that will change over in the snow tonight, 31 degrees.
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wednesday, the snow tapers off but it will be blowing around with very strong wind. the rest of the week does not look too bad with temperatures in the 30's. mollie: coming up next, forget the forecast, thanks spring, we will tell you about special
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into the hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm they've all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. car repairs, home improvements, a family trip
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what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. he's just not ready to be president.
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mollie: what better time to start talking about spring and gardening and flowers than the day before a big blizzard is forecast? that's what you can do each saturday this month at terrace hill. we have a guest here to tell us more about tea and talk at terrace hill. set the stage for us. governor's mansion, you will be working on the outside gardens, what are the plans? >> we have two committees, one is outside and another that is the inside of the house. we have a first lady who has lived in that house longer than anywhere else she has ever lived. we have a beautiful garden.
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meeting, we were told it was the nice. we thought it would be fun on saturday afternoons in february and we want encouragement to avoid -- mollie: this is what the money raised will go towards the restoration and working. >> it will go for the landscaping. mollie: let's talk about each saturday. >> this for saturday, we have a new editor in chief of homes and gardens, he is the first male editor in chief of better homes & gardens in a generation. he is from west texas originally. you cannot say enough nice loves him. grand. all of the neighbors are concerned that they can keep up with them.
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>> i know he will give a wonderful talk about gardening with purpose. the next one is a real surprise. you don't think of it and iowa, a professor who is a foremost world authority on the white house. he will talk about his new book which is the next and administration, they acquired more artifacts and good things for the white house than any other time. that is what he is going to talk about. mollie: that is on the 13th, so the 20th. >> -- she is like a sister to me and she is -- she has managed her retirement better than anyone i know. it took me a couple of years to realize i report to myself and
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she will talk about a bicycle trip she took last year in a botanical garden in the netherlands. she did not reveal that she fell a couple of times and vowed never again to write a bicycle but i hope she will tell that story. mollie: and the 27th. >> i talk about working on the gardens of the world with audrey hepburn which was a long time ago but audrey hepburn is always fun to watch. she held her life together by gardening. she told me she didn't have a dime and she wallpapered her kitchenette with seed packets and catalog pictures. mollie: that is fascinating. we will have to go to these. 2:00 each saturday and they are $10 at the door. >> you can buy the whole series for $25, probably the easiest, just to come on saturday. you can go online to the terrace hills site. mollie: thank you.
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and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. all of us have a responsibility, to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation,
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with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. mollie: a reminder you can trust kcci for the best coverage of tonight's caucuses. google -- we will be live starting at 6:00 and we will stay on air until the final
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frank: six to 12 inches the northwest of the metro. a band cuts right through pull county just southeast of that, a southeast this all starts late tonigh they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton


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