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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  February 12, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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got you covered. this is today in iowa." the democrats are doubling down on their messages -- and each other. we're breakingdown the latest plus, two crimes --- near the same city -- leave two mothers frantic. in both cases --- cars were stolen with young children inside. and a super bowl champ is now the champion of a big issue. we'll see how he's spreading the message of giving bullying the boot. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist kyle kiel. good morning.
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talk about this morning. a few extreme this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of
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in the -15 to -25 range tonnght and saturday morning. highs saturday stay in the single digits, but the wind will be light and variable. late saturday night into sunday we are tracking the potential for accumulating snow. right now, 2-5" of accumulation is possible, with the higher amounts across northeast iowa. it will also be windy valentine's day. the snow should come to an end late sunday afternoon or early evening. stay tuned for updates. the current president becomes the focus for two democrats who would like to follow in his footsteps. last night, bernie sanders and hillary clinton shared the same stage in milwaukee. clinton says sanders has been critical of president obama. sanders says he's the only democrat in the race who's never run against him. tracie potts also tells us clinton used the debate to ask the question -- can the u-s afford to pay for promises sanders is making? "we should level with the american people about what we can do." "every proposal i have introduced has been paid for." the democrats last debate before
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issues.. and president obama: "the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans." "madame secretary, that is a low blow." republican frontrunner donald trump is taking aim at nearly all the competition... including ted cruu' latest ad: "i just hope you don't believe the crap lies." in the deep south... they're focusing on faith: "a lot of people ask me, you know, shouldn't you separate your faith from politics? and the answer is you better hope that i don't." "it's in the hands of the lord what happens next." jeb bush is hoping to energize his campaign by bringing in his brother, former president george bush, monday: "he is the most popular republican alive." today, more rallieein south carolina, but the candidates are also looking ahead. donald trump's in florida today.
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in nevada and colorado. plus the republicans are getting ready for their debate in south carolina tomorrow. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. that was the last time they'll face each other before the nevada caucuses in a week. south carolina's primary is after that -- and then it's super tuesday on march first. continuinggcoverage. the stannoff in oregon is over -- more than a month later. the last four activists surrendered yesterday. they were part of a group that took over a wildlife refuge in january -- upset over federal land policy. all four will be in court later today. 12 others were arrested last week. right now, two officers are in the hospital after being shot during a car chase. it happened in georgia. an officer tried to pull over a car that didn't have a tag. the driver did not stop. police say
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"currently, we believe that the officers that were injured as a result of shots fired from another officer. the investigation is ongoing. there are a lot of evidence that's got to be collected and processed." investigators say the officers are expected to survive. in that same state this morning -- a big scandal involving prison guards. dozens of current and former guards are facing drug and "toda's case is the outcome of exactly this unraveling of lead after lead. where it would lead not only from inmate to inmate, from corrections officer to corrections officer, but from institution to institution." in one case -- investigators say guards believed they were protecting a drug dealer -- and received thousands of dollars of bribes. ttieves steal a car with a child
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hours -- near the same city. it happened this week near san diego. in one case, a woman ran into her apartment and left her five-mononh-old in the car. thehecar was gone when she came out. it was found abandoned an hour later -- with the baby still in in the other case, a woman checked into a hotel, but left her young son in the back seat. the toddler was found ok -- when the thief called police himself in the iowa legislature -- the medicaid debate heats up. the democratic- led senate approves a bill totoreak up plans to privatize it. the bill would end iowa's contracts with three private companies. three republican senators voted for it -- but the bill isn't expected to go far ii the republican-led house. this morning, still no decision from iowa utilities board about the proposed bakken oil pipeline. we've seen months of public input -- followed by four straight dayss of meetings. the board says it needs another
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if approved, the 3-point-7 billion dollar pipeline would carry about half a million gallons of crude oil across 18 iowa cunties --- "the impact of a spill, and pipelines always spill and members enjoy iowa, we live in iowa and enjoy the outdoors and we care about the environment and it will get put back correctty." the next public hearing is set for a week from today. if the board still can't make a decision... expect two more meetings in march. iowa lawmakers are yet to settle a debate about school funding... but they are considering another expense for school districts... a bill would require an athletic trainer at every high event. the goal is to have someone on staff who can help diagnose and treat a student who suffers a concussion. to pay for it... unfortunately when the state puts more requirements on us but costing us between 5 - 7 thousand a year to have these people in place there are gonna be districts
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struggle with this bill the bill is expected to be debated in committee next week. an eastern iowa auto body shop is known for its full service... but i don't think this is in the who has delivered a baby in the car, they're on the corner of sargeant and ranchero right now on the side by a harley shop" waterloo fire & rescue crews were called yesterday to morning to help. the body shop wasn't quite open yet -- but one employee who was there early says he saw a man run from thcar to the ambulance. "five minntes later...there was an ambulance and a fire truck possibly someone got hurt" friends of the family tell kwwl --
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everyone is healthy. promoting a cause that's biggerr then himself, bigger than football. that's what a denver broncos player is trying to do with a new organization that tackles the issue of bullying. as erika gonzalez tells us, he s inspired to make a difference after speeing an afternoon with one 11 year old ryder hillery playing ball with someone who on this moment would forever change both of their lives. ryder is like your typical young boy- full of nergy with a deep love of football but unlike most 11 year olds, ryder talks a little different and walks a little different. e has down syndbome. his mom season hillery lives foo her 5 kids anan was crushed the day she learned neighbors were bullying him. "and making fun of how ryder walks and how ryder talks. it mountain down syndrome association. the group didn't have the power to make it stop- but
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"i was approached by who kinda told me a story about ryder" mcmanus had to do something and decided to show up at ryders house to do the thing he loves most. natsot:"we basically played until the sun went down." "i just couldn't believe it' "i wanned his mom to feel a sense of security. that maybe gained confidence that day and a new source of joy. "everyday he watches the video. there are not even words that can explain our gratitude to him. " the afternoon left a asting impression on mcmanus too. it inspired him to start butust to try to prevent it and give paths for people to talk to. i've played in big otball games in myareer. but just rewarding thing that i've ever
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the lrganization is in its early stages but mcmanuu hopes to see itit grow and host events in denver. we stl have a lot get to this orning: including highlights of the hawkeyes game at indiana. they're either coming home in sole possession of first place -- or in a three-way tie at the top. plus, snowy and 75. joe nichols didn't sing that... but kids are sure enjoying summer with a side of winter in one state. a few flurries or light snow showers northeast today, otherwise just cold and windy. details on snow in
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from the kwwl stormtrak 7 weather
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weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: good morning i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. a lot to talk about this morning. a few flurries are possible across extreme northeast portions of iowa early this morning. otherwis, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures wilil be falling thrrghout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with loo in the single digigis to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 to -25 range tonight and saturday morning. highs saturday stay in the single digits, but the wind will be light and variable. late saturday night into sunday we are tracking the potential for accumulating snow. right now, 2-5" of accumulation is possible, ith the higher amounts across northeast iowa. . t will also be windy valentine's day. the snow
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end late sunday afternoon or early evening. stay tuned for updates. a few flurries are possible across extreme northeast portions of iowa early this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below advories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 to -25 range tonight and saturday morning. highs saturday stay in the single digits, but the wind will be light and variable. late saturday night i.to sunday we are tracking the potential for accumulating snow. right now, 2-5" of accuulation is possible, with the higher amounts across northeast iowa. it will also be windy valentine's day. the snow should come to an end late unday afternoon or early evening. stay tuned for updates. a few flurries are possible
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northeast portions of iowa early this morning. otherwise, it will be a cold, blustery friday. clouds will be on the decrease and temperatures will be falling throughout the day as a strong canadian high pressure settles into the area. wind chills this afternoon will be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 to -25 range tonight and saturday morning. highs saturday stay in the single digits, but he wind will be light and variable. late saturday night into sunday we are tracking the potential for accumulating snow. right now, 2-5" of accumulation is possible, with the higher amounts across nnrtheast iowa. it will also be windy valentine's day. the snow should come to an end late sunday afternoon or early evening. stay tuned for updates.
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wind chills this s fternoon wiil be below zero. tonight will be bitterly cold with lows in the single digits to teens below zero. wind chill advisories are out for areas along and north of highway 30. wind chills will be in the -15 to -25 range tonight and saturday will be light and variable. late we'd all love to have our cake and eat it too. that's exactly what they're doing in california. kids are enjoying summer weather... but also the best of winter at the same time. today it could hit 80 degrees in santa maria -- where kids will also be playing with snow. they made for the kids at one children's center. "we don't'tlive around snow, so it's nice to be able to watch her play in the snow with her friends."
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good way to teach children about something they've never seen before -- up close. the time now is if you could start a restaurant based on your favorite movie, what would it be? one man had his own dream -- and it's now being realized in eastern iowa. plus a supermarket hopes to leave its mark with milennials. it's offering a permaneet rememnder of your day inside the store. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in sherrill, keystone, earlville and all of eastern iowa
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you had to do is listen to the crowd at indiana. the hoosier fans were revved up hosting the hawkeyes last night. indiana came out strong. they led iowa by 16 in the first half. the hawks battled back -- behind another solid game by am woodbury. he finishhd with 13 poiis and 15 rebounds. iowa up 52-50 at that point.
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iowa, but it wasn't enough. indiana hit big shots late -- winning 85-78. indiana, iowa and maryland tied for first in the big ten at 10-2. the hawks host minnesota on sunday night. a a w restaurant in eastern iowa is a big deal to fans of a late 90's movie. lebowski's bar and grill opened in robins this week. it's a tribute tl the movie -- the big lebowski starring jeff bridges. the owner says it's always been his dream to open a restaurant -- and the unique theme just adds to the excitement. this is the first restaurant to open in robins. paperror plastic....and what about a tattoo? whole foods says shoppers will soon see businesses inside its 365 stores -- and those businesses could include tattoo parlors. the supermarket chain says these new 365 shops are focused on milennials. the time now is
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start getting ready to ffle our taxes. up next -- how technology is helping even more people prepare this year. the tax deadline is slowly
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up on us. it's 66 days away. if you're starting to think about it -- mark barger has some tips to get you closer to that refund. tax refund..." with 4 out of 5 goes right here" online tax software aims to make d-i-y (do it yourself) filing easier. "consumer reports looked at h&r block deluxe and turbo tax deluxe both are free to try" the two programs ranked closely with the main differences in design-- turbo tax had easy-to-read explanation boxes while h&r block was more mobile-friendly. tax act, e-smart and tax that their calculations will be accurate" the i-r-s says 70 percent of taxpayers are eligible for "free file"... those with ncome under 62-thousand can use software through the irs website to file a free federal return. if your income's higher... the site can still verify that
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you're using is legit. "see which products they have by the irs" if you tend to wait until the last minute... you'll get a few extra days to file this year. but experts say don't put it off. "one thing hat we recommend if you once you have all your paperwork in hand is to file as soon as possible" you'll get your refund faster and file before identity thieves have the chance to do it for you. mark barger, nbc news. checking out storm track ssen live doppler radar right now. meteorologist kyle kiel has the forecast next.
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here's the storm track 7 day forecast. a few flurries today, otherwise decreasing clouds with temperatures falling. it will be windy as well. very cold wind chills tonight and tomorrow, then a
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primary the democratics go head to head n the debate s sage covering a wide range of topics. we'll take a closer look. plus... a representative wasn't blowing smoke when he slammed a proposal to ban vaping on planes. and we'll introduce you to one of the longest-married couples in iowa in just a few minutes. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good friday morning. a lot to talk about this morning. a few extreme this morning.

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