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tv   Channel 13 News at Noon  NBC  February 8, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm CST

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[cheers and applause]drivers in parts of the state are dealing with white-out conditions. how long the blizzard warning will last and where travel is not advised at this time. the news at noon starts now. news at noon front door open -ames blizzard people in parts of the state are dealing with blizzard conditions. this is video of blowing snow in ames this morning. a blizzard warning remains in effect until six p-m for parts of northern and central iowa...where drivers are dealing with white out conditions. good afternoon. i'm megan reuther. thank you for joining us. we start this monday with a look at your forecast.
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ad lib wx quick blizzard warning continues in north central iowa through 6 pm... winter weather advisory just south and east of the blizzard warning goes until 6 pm as well. white out conditions will continue in parts of north central iowa through the day. wind speeds will stay up in the 25 to 35 mph range with gusts up near 45 mph at times. snow and blowing snow will remain an issue. tonight temperatures get very cold we'll stay in the 20s and teens through the afternoon and drop to the single digits by early tuesday morning. one person is dead and another
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one person is dead and another house fire in knoxville... crews were called to mcgregor night officials say a woman was not able to get out of the house in time and was killed and, a man is being treated for injuries. names are being withheld so family can be notified... the cause of the fire is under investigation. we have a crew in knoxville and will have more on this story on our later newscasts. firefighters are on scene of a rural house fire in saint charles... crews were called to the three hundred block of vintage lane just before 9-30 this morning when firefighters arrived the house was engulfed in flames no injuries are being reported at this time... it's believed the homeowner was able to get out safely.... we got called out for a structure fire...so we had a lot of things going against us with this one.
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but officials say it is a total loss... the iowa state campus bus driver accused in a deadly hit and run will appear in court this afternoon. 23 year old benjamin clague is accused of killing i-s-u freshman emmalee jacobs near the iowa state campus last december. police arrested him more than a month later... based on video from inside the bus he was driving the morning jacobs was hit. clague is currently out on bond. a preliminary hearing is set for this afternoon.... his arraignment takes place a week from today. the candidates are already out this last full day of campaigning before the state's primary. tracie potts is there this
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bernie sanders are trying to hold onto their double-digit leads. presidential candidate :xx-:xxi don't want any of your money, but you have to go out and vote tomorrow. new hampshire's republican frontrunner... in a rare town hall... donald trump, taking questions this morning... and sparking another feud with jeb bush: presidential candidate :xx- :xx"he's a total stiff, this guy. he's like a child, a spoiled child." loser. ok... oh my god, oh my god. ted cruz, marco rubio and - in two recent polls - john kasich are fighting for second place behind trump. rubio... still reeling from chris christie's attack at saturday's debate about his repetitive comments. this morning rubio says: presidential candidate :xx-:xx "i'm going to keep saying that a million times cause i believe it's true!" christie.. in single digits here... made a last-day visit to manufacturers this morning. presidential candidate :xx-:xx"i dont want leave any doubt in new hampshire residents minds - that i'm asking for your vote." in manchester, these vets
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in new hampshire they like to see their candidates up close. you can really watch their body language, watch what they're saying, how they're saying it. whether they've got a crooked smile. crooked face. one poll says nearly one in ten republicans here are still undecided. tracie potts, nbc news, manchester, new hampshire. and those undecided voters will soon have to make up their mind... the new hampshire primary is tomorrow night. hillary clinton has been crowned the winner in iowa... again. the closest democratic results in history had many pushing the iowa democratic party for a recount... so it went back to look again... and reviewers did found errors from caucus night. they pulled results from 14 of the more than 1600 precinct sites -- five of them had errors. the announcement doesn't change who won, but it does mean an even closer race than we thought. you can see just how close it was. these new results show
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clinton on top with 49 point 84 percent of the state delegate equivalents.. bernie sanders had 49 point 59 percent. democrats refuse to release how many votes overall each candidate received...so we don't know if clinton actually received more votes than sanders or if she just received more delegates. today in his weekly news conference, governor branstad addressed his relationship with congressman steve king and his disappointment with how the cruz campaign handled caucus night... i thought that was unfair...for the cruz campaign to send out emails saying that they anticipated that carson was dropping out of the race... that's unfair ...that's not how we do things in iowa and
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congressman king and cruz have since apologized to carson... branstad says he has worked with king on many things and will continue to do so... to represent the people of iowa...grow the iowa economy... increase farming income and...to create more good jobs in the state. one local organization is hoping to keep iowans from making a mistake on their tax return... the united way of central iowa has opened up their tax filing assistance program called vita. it offers a free tax filing services for households earning less than 58- thousand per year. on average, the service saves families 300 dollars in tax prep fees. the program re-opened recently... and in just three weeks... they have helped one-thousand people file their taxes. "the simplest thing you can do is pull out last year's tax return. you're gonna need it anyways, most likely where ever you go, pull it our and take a look at it. make sure, just go down line by line and say i had these documents last year and i'm
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if you'd like to take advantage of this services, dial 211 on your phone and they will provided you with the nearest location. marion community members are striving to save a beloved corner store... - i know them, i know their kids and i know their parents. and i know what kind of cigarettes they smoke if they smoke .... laughs... - katy-did's is the heartbeat of bussey...and...the place where everybody knows your name.. the old corner store has been serving people there for nearly two decades... but now it's fighting to keep the doors open. owner katy evans recently lost her battle to cancer and now her daughter is managing the store ...and...the medical bills. the community responded stepped up to help... and...so far they've raised about 50 thousand dollars. in order to pay off the bills and keep the store afloat, they'll need another 50 grand before march or april. me page
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google could soon get a taste of iowa... seven-year-old shalini chandupatla from bettendorf is the iowa winner of the doodle for google competition. her doodle, called being myself is fun, is in the running for making the google homepage. shalinis doodle was picked from nearly 100-thousand entries. you can vote for it until feb. 22nd. the winning doodle will go live on the google homepage in march. still to come on your news at noon... a surprise makeover shocks one eastern iowa girl... when we come back...her fight to beat a genetic disorder...and how others are pitching in to help. super bowl sunday didn't keep these iowans from saving lives.... when we come back...why one blood center's supply got so low... and... how others are pitching in to help. for many....super bowl sunday
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but... in between...some people decided to save some lives.... the lifeserve blood center did something it has never done before....open up for donations on a sunday. nearly 100 people volunteered to donate at the center's des moines and urbandale locations... channel 13's mike dasilva has more... how did the blood supply get so low? 17:32:00--15 'we have mobiles that go out. we have buses that go out. we have cube vans that go out. if its bad weather and we cant get to our destination, we cant go, thats hundreds of units of blood that we cant get. we have to make up
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17:38:46--17:39:00 'the delays, and sometimes the schools cant reschedule, so we lose those units so and we have centers. sioux city, fort dodge, mason city, those areas, when we shut those donor centers down, we pick up the slack here to try to help them get that inventory back up.' so in order to boost the dangerously low supply...the lifeserve blood center opened for blood donations on a sunday for the first time ever... 17:30:58--17:31:08 'were volunteering on a sunday, nobody wants to be at work on a sunday. i mean, were here because we believe in what we do. you cant go to walgreens and get a substitute for blood, you know there is no substitute.' jeff reese believes deeply in the mission. 17:30:41--50 'i worked at mercy, i worked at methodist, ive worked where everybody that comes in here is a good thing. theyre save lives.' karen swanson, who has an o negative blood type, has been a donor some 30 many years in the past and because of the blood type i have, which is kind of rare and its universal, i try to get out as were on at eight oclock this morning and i saw that they were open today so i
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might as well.' 17 year-old jordan brockway has given blood six times. 17:28:43--49 'they called me and said that they were in critical need nothing else to do on a sunday so come out and help news for more information about blood donation or to schedule an appointment to donate blood... you can visit our website....who-tv dot com. -snow in urbandale -snow in urbandale ad lib main weather it's been a
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work week. right on cue, our clipper has arrived bringing white-out conditions across parts of the state, as well as blowing snow and gusty winds. northwest iowa is under blizzard warning until later this
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southwest iowa are under a winter weather advisory during the same time frame. expect temperatures to hold in the low 20s with winds from the nw at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph. tonight will be mostly cloudy with temperatures dropping to the single digits and wind chills below zero. the remainder of the week, temperatures will gradually warm up to the 30s by the end of the week. there are a couple of quick shots of light snow, wednesday and again friday. still to come on your news at noon... when crisis
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prepared... when we come back...a guest joins us in studio to spark conversation about making work a safer place for everyone.
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welcome bof the safeguard iowa
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teases are done! blowing snow drivers in parts of
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i've been a turkey farmer my whole life... and i raise turkey for honeysuckle white . we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer.
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no growth-promoting antibiotics,
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dealing with white-out conditions. how long the blizzard warning will last and where travel is not advised at this time. the news at noon starts now. of the state are dealing with blizzard conditions. this is video of blowing snow in warning remains in effect until six p-m for parts of northern and central iowa...where drivers are dealing with white out conditions. -interstate closed i-35 in the north near clear lake
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look at the forecast... meteorologist joins us now... ad lib wx quick blizzard warning continues in north central iowa through 6 pm... winter weather advisory just south and east of the blizzard warning goes until 6 pm as well. white out conditions will continue in parts of north central iowa through the day. wind speeds will stay up in the 25 to 35 mph range with gusts up near 45 mph at times. snow and blowing snow will remain an issue. tonight temperatures get very cold we'll stay in the 20s and teens through the afternoon and drop to the single
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one person is dead and another is hurt following an overnight house fire in knoxville... crews were called to mcgregor drive shortly after 11 sunday night officials say a woman was not able to get out of the house in time and was killed and, a man is being treated for injuries. names are being withheld so family can be notified... the cause of the fire is under investigation. we have a crew in knoxville and will have more on this story on our later newscasts. firefighters are on scene of a rural house fire in saint charles... crews were called to the three hundred block of vintage lane just before 9-30 this morning when firefighters arrived the house was engulfed in flames no injuries are being reported at this time... it's believed the homeowner was able to get out safely.... we got called out for a structure fire...so we had a lot of things going against us with this one.
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but officials say it is a total loss... the iowa state campus bus driver accused in a deadly hit and run will appear in court this afternoon. 23 year old benjamin clague is accused of killing i-s-u freshman emmalee jacobs near the iowa state campus last december. police arrested him more than a month later... based on video from inside the bus he was driving the morning jacobs was hit. clague is currently out on bond. a preliminary hearing is set for this afternoon.... his arraignment takes place a week from today. the candidates are already out and about in new hampshire, on this before the state's primary. tracie potts is there this and bernie sanders are trying to leads. presidential candidate :xx-:xxi don't want any of your money, but you
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republican frontrunner... in a rare town hall... donald trump, taking questions this morning... and sparking another feud with jeb bush: presidential candidate :xx- :xx"he's a total stiff, this guy. he's like a child, a spoiled child." loser. ok... oh my god, oh my god. ted cruz, marco rubio and - in two recent polls - john kasich are fighting for second place behind trump. rubio... still reeling from chris christie's attack at saturday's debate about his repetitive comments. this morning rubio says: presidential candidate :xx-:xx "i'm going to keep saying that a million times cause i believe it's true!" christie.. in single digits here... made a last-day visit to manufacturers this morning. presidential candidate :xx-:xx"i dont want leave any doubt in new hampshire residents minds - that i'm asking for your vote." in manchester, these vets waiting for ted cruz to stop by this afternoon. in new hampshire they like to
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you can really watch their body saying, how they're saying it. whether crooked face. one poll says nearly one in ten republicans here are still undecided. tracie potts, nbc news, manchester, new hampshire. and those undecided voters will mind... the new hampshire primary is tomorrow night. hillary clinton has been crowned the winner in iowa... again. the closest democratic results iowa democratic party for a recount... so it went back to look again... and reviewers did found errors from caucus night. they pulled results from 14 of the more than 16 hundred precinct sites -- five of them had errors. the announcement doesn't change who won, but it does mean an even closer race than we thought. you can see just how close it was. these new results show hillary clinton on top with 49 point 84 percent of the state delegate equivalents.. bernie sanders had 49 point 59 percent. democrats refuse to release how
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received...so we don't know if clinton actually received more votes than sanders or if she just received more delegates. today in his weekly news conference, governor branstad addressed his relationship with congressman steve king and his disappointment with how the cruz campaign handled caucus night... i thought that was unfair...for the cruz campaign to send out emails saying that they anticipated that carson was dropping out of the race... that's unfair ...that's not how we do things in iowa and i'm disappointed that happened. branstad says he has worked with king on many things and will continue to do so... to represent the people of
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increase farming income and...to create more good jobs in the state. one local organization is hoping to keep iowans from making a mistake on their tax return... the united way of central iowa has opened up their tax filing assistance program called vita. it offers a free tax filing services for households earning less than 58- thousand per year. on average, the service saves families 300 dollars in tax prep fees. the program re-opened recently... and in just three weeks... they have helped one-thousand people file their taxes. "the simplest thing you can do is pull out last year's tax return. you're gonna need it anyways, most likely where ever you go, pull it our and take a look at it. make sure, just go down line by line and say i had these documents last year and i'm gonna need them again this year." if you'd like to take advantage of this services, dial 211 on your phone and they will provided you with the nearest location.
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seven-year-old shalini chandupatla from bettendorf is the iowa winner of the doodle for google competition. her doodle, called being myself is fun, is in the running for making the google homepage. shalinis doodle was picked from nearly 100-thousand entries. you can vote for it until feb. 22nd. the winning doodle will go live on the google homepage in march. still to come on your news at noon... a room fit for a queen... when we come back...learn the story of how one eastern iowa girl's room got a total makeover... and... how it's bringing her peace and comfort during such a critical time in her life... it's been a snowy and windy start to the work week. right
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arrived bringing white-out conditions across parts of the state, as well as blowing snow and gusty winds. northwest iowa is under blizzard warning until later this evening. parts of central and southwest iowa are under a winter weather advisory during the same time frame. expect temperatures to hold in the low 20s with winds from the nw at 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
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temperatures dropping to the single digits and wind chills below zero. the remainder of the week, temperatures will gradually warm up to the 30s by the end of the week. there are a couple of quick shots of light friday. the phrase "home sweet home" has a new meaning to an eastern
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the phrase "home sweet home" has a new meaning to an eastern iowa girl with a life-threatening illness... it's all to bring her peace and comfort. shirley descorbeth has the story.... it's a welcome home like no other -- 9- year-old camdyn reisner of dubuque is being surprised with a
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"what we just saw when we just opened the doors was beyond our expections. to say overwhelming and emotional is an understatement." before the big reveal...volunteers painted, brought in new furniture, wall decor and lighting. "to be able to do this camdyn is such an honor. we're real excited to help out and give her her princess bedroom." it's all thanks to the organization special spaces, which makes bedroom makeovers for kids with life threatening illnesses. in camdyn's case -- she has rare genetic disorder that's been difficult to diagnose. "so she has developmental delays, she has to catch up on walking, talking and...,so the biggest challenge for camdyn is just independence." those pitching in to help, hope this bedroom makeover will bring her peace and comfort. "we hope that the bedrooms provide just that unique space that they can retreat to." and now camdyn is overjoyed with happiness. the riesner home...now complete
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camdyn's bedroom is the ninth room to be remodeled in dubuque by special with a room fit just for a princess. camdyn's bedroom is the ninth room to be remodeled in dubuque by special spaces. coming up next.. david geiger was at a farmer roundtable with iowa senator joni ernst this weekend the top ag issues of the year.. and what questions the senator is getting..
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geiger. this weekend, iowa senator joni ernst was back in town for her 99 county tour. in williamsburg.. she met with farmers at the iowa county farm bureau to talk about some of the ag issues important to local farmers and agribusinesses.. and there's a lot of federal ag policies on their minds right now.. ernst says she gets questions about the hot topics of ag legislation all over the state.. "so whether it's cool, whether it's gmo, whether it's the standard, wotus, you name it. these are topics that always come out and people are very active in ese areas. and wanting to know more in maybe what the federal government is doing. so they are very in tune in what's going on out there in washington d.c. i love to hear that, i love to see
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iowa was recently in the national spotlight because of the first in the nation caucuses hosted here last week. but aside from two candidates siding against the renewable fuel standard.. agriculture stayed largely out of the debate. ernst says earlier in the campaign season there was the ag summit hosted by businessman bruce rastetter.. where nine republican presidential hopefuls were interviewed on their stances... from our candidates on this topic, make sure they understand how important our agriculture is, our agribusiness. we do a lot of trade with the world. we feed and fuel the world." ernst adds it's important candidates understand the issues from the seed to the more with them about iowa agriculture...
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a month.. over in grains.. it's down 20 cents from last week.. and still falling.. the colfax sheep and goat auction on saturday saw 179
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feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $1.82 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.30 per pound. the 27 goats at the auction saw from $115 to $155 per head.. and that's all i have for the show today.. thanks for joining us on the agribusiness report.. i'll see you again tomorrow. we put stories up every day.. check out who-tv dot com.. click news then
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