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tv   Today in Iowa at 5  NBC  February 3, 2016 5:00am-5:30am CST

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havedrivers could face a second day of slick roads this morning. we'll tell you why the snow won't be what most iowans are worrying about. "if we bring out large numbers of people, we are going to win next tuesday!!!" next contest. all eyes are moving away from iowa to new hampshire. what hopefuls on both sides are doing to win big next tuesday. dirty tricks. that's what ben carson's campaign is calling rumors he's dropping out of the presidential race. the tweet that sparked the caucus drama. it's wednesday, february 3rd today in iowa starts now.... the storm warnings will be lifted by 6 am. light snow and blowing snow continues to make
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the storm warnings will be lifted by 6 am. light snow and blowing snow continues to make travel difficult early this morning.
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issue, particularly over the northern half of the state as winds gust over 35 mph will blow around the new snow. that will keep road conditions in poor shape throughout at least the first half of the day. all of the falling snow will be wrapped up by sunrise. temperatures will drop into the 20s during the day with the winds staying strong out of the nw. things will warm up starting
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first on 13... the snow will be coming to an end soon.. but drivers will have some slick roads to deal with this morning as they head out.. channel 13's josh nguyen joins
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and the weather isn't just affecting the roads...high winds have knocked out power in the northern part of the metro.. here's a live look at the midamerican's outages. it looks like there are without power. this morning more than 13-hundred people in ankeny went without power. officials say the outages are due to
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lines. yesterday's snowfall was enough to keep the state patrol busy.. between six a-m and 2-30 yesterday afternoon, they responded to 26 weather related accidents. that's on top of 44 other calls for service in the metro. here's a look at when the snow hit the hardest yesterday. so much snow came down in des moines at one point, you can barely make out
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democratic and republican candidates for president have now moved onto new hampshire. hillary clinton fresh off her.. now official win.. in iowa and donald trump trying to regain his spot as frontrunner after finishing second for the republicans. edward lawrence shows us the latest from washington. new hampshire is one of the smallest states in the nation.. this week it's the center of national politics. presidential candidate "i'm pretty excited about where we are because i believe the people of new hampshire are going to make the right decision."
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donald trump's armor. he finished second in iowa to senator ted cruz. senator marco rubio surprised everyone almost beating trump finishing a close third. presidential candidate"we got the biggest vote ever in the history of a primary in iowa by like 60,000 people came out extra. i'm not going to say that was me, but believe me it was me." trump says he'll win new hampshire political experts credit cruz's incredible ground game for the win in iowa presidential candidate "we're going to continue doing what we did in iowa here on the ground in new hampshire and south carolina. we are going to build the grass roots army." meanwhile senator bernie sanders says he raised $3 million dollars in donations since his moral victory in iowa. presidential candidate "if we reach out to our friends our neighbors our co-workers, if we bring out large numbers of people, we are going to win next tuesday!!!" presidential candidate"my judgment and my commitment and determination to serve you will win your support. please come out and support me next tuesday." "this is the first in the nation primary, nobody takes that responsibility more seriously than granite staters" clinton trails sanders in recent new hampshire polls by double digits but she hopes to turn that around. clinton's win over sanders really did come down to the
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is tails the former secretary of state reportedly won coin tosses at 6 caucus sites to break ties with sanders. while some of us may find the tiebreaker unfair, the sanders camp says it knew the rules going in. but since the race was so close, the campaign is asking the democratic party to double check its numbers. the sanders folks say they want raw vote totals not just delegate percentages. the iowa democratic party says that isn't really possible because it isn't a straw poll or
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paper forms... the results came in on the mobile app. most of what was going on last night is we were flagging results that either our app caught that didn't quite seem right or the campaigns were hearing things that maybe we should check into this. so we would get together with them and we'd look into it an come to a resolution. state party leaders say they've already verified the results... and staffers with the clinton and sanders campaigns took part in that process. doctor ben carson says dirty tricks swayed caucus goers not to vote for him. congressman steve king sent out this tweet... "carson looks like he is out. iowans need to know before they vote. most will go to cruz, i hope." king says the tweet references a c-n-n report saying carson would take a break following the caucuses. candidates usually go straight to new hampshire...which holds it primary a week after iowa's caucuses. carson's campaign manager tried to knock down the rumors on caucus night...as voting was
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jason wisneski says he witnessed the spreading rumors first hand at an altoona precinct. i made the case for ben carson and then i sat down and then the cruz speaker went up and ended his speech with saying that ben carson was dropping out of the race and that they shouldnt waste their vote on him, they should vote for cruz instead.' congressman king has since tweeted, "i respect ben carson and regret any miscommunications." ted cruz's campaign has also apologized for spreading false information about ben carson. some of iowa's blood centers think that the iowa caucuses had an unexpected effect on blood donations across the state.. officials at the mississippi valley regional blood center say the past few weeks have been slower than usual . as the campaigns get more aggressive soliciting votes... it gets harder to reach people who normally donate
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"people who are engaged with the political process and care about issues, care about who our leaders are, are also the same kinds of folks who are willing to volunteer to give blood." officials at the blood centers are asking people to donate this week or
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caucus night 20-16 has already left its mark.... coming up...we'll show you all the excitement and the historic start to
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lifted by 6 am. light snow and blowing snow continues to make travel difficult early this morning. blowing snow will be a major issue, particularly over the northern half of the state as winds gust over 35 mph will blow around the new snow. that will keep road conditions in poor shape throughout at least the first half of the day. all of the falling snow will be wrapped up by sunrise. temperatures will drop into the 20s during the day with the winds staying strong out of the nw. things will warm up starting wednesday however, with a shot
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break-through performances, record turnout, and early victory speeches. this year's iowa caucus will go down in the history books. after the break, we'll show you
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my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer. (female announcer) honeysuckle white . no growth-promoting antibiotics, all the chaos from the first in the nation caucus is still simmering down this morning. from record turnout,close races, and surprise underdogs...the presidential election's first critical contest proved to live up to all the hype. channel 13's photographer randy schumacher gives us a look back on the biggest moments of iowa caucus night.
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2016 is here. i believe we will win. i hope you will stay up for me. i hope you will fight for me. anybody who wants to be president can come to iowa and make their case. if i'm your nominee we will unite this party. eventually we will have a winner. senator ted cruz declared the winner of the republican party. looks like we're in a virtual tie. what a night. iowa we love you. god bless the great state
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