tv Today in Iowa at 6 NBC February 10, 2016 6:00am-7:00am CST
iowa just last week, now they're finding themselves in the losing lane. we'll tell you which candidates fell flat in new hampshire... and show you the latest polling numbers this morning. governor versus governor... chet culver is defending iowans from a move their current governor wants made... hear what he's doing to rally critics of branstad's medicaid plan. it's wednesday february 10th.
morning from the nation's first primary vote. new hampshire's primary has yet to be called officially, but the winners are clear. here's a look at where things stand now... with about 90 percent of locations reporting. vermont senator bernie sanders has already been declared the democratic winner... the race wasn't even close. sanders pulls ahead of clinton by 22-points. no doubt on the republican side either.. donald trump soars above all others with 35 percent. behind him, ohio governor john kasich -- who finished eighth here
in their victory speeches, the candidates focused on what lies ahead. py-21tu 1:36 - 1:47 presidential candidate "i love you all, thank you, new hampshire. we are going now to south carolina. we're gonna win in south carolina." lv01w :59 - 1:09 "they're throwing everything at me except the kitchen sink, and i have the feeling that kitchen sink is coming pretty soon, as well!" last night's results are much different than we saw here in iowa... where ted cruz and hillary clinton left as winners. there's no time to rest for those winning candidates this morning.... the nevada democratic caucus is just ten days away -- february 20... that same day the republican primary takes place in south carolina. then republicans take their turn in nevada on february 23... and the democrats end the month in south carolina on the 27th. former governor chet culver is
branstad... yesterday he hosted several town halls to discuss branstad's plan to privatize medicaid. many shared their stories about how they are impacted by medicaid and their concerns about the changes to come. culver has recently joined critics in speaking out against the plan... saying the move could put people's health at risk as the state moves to a managed care system. he says this isn't about politics ---- he's getting involved as a concerned citizen. sot: :13 "this should not be a polititical or particin issue and the people that stood up today were not standing up and saying i'm a republican or i'm a democrat, they were standing up as concerned iowans and that's what i'm doing as well." a rally to protest the changes is set for later this month at the state capital. police woke up a des moines neighborhood with an officer-involved shooting overnight.... they say it all came to a head in the 1900 block of cassidy....
of a man. police have yet to release the victim's name.. and they're still investigating what caused the fire. semi drivers have a much easier route through iowa today... interstate-35 between ames and clear lake was reopened yesterday after 24 hours of being shut down completely. as you can see, even after vehicles were allowed back, road conditions remained far from ideal. dozens of vehicles and semis littered the road way... and high winds still caused white out conditions in places. in just a day and a half, the iowa state patrol responded to 141 calls for service along the 80-mile stretch. the interstate is back to normal
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serious headlines and dive into something a little less serious. here's what's trending online this morning. well we all have our own way of blowing off steam... and it looks like bernie sanders favors a quick game of bball... and he's not bad. the vermont senator found himself with some time to kill before his new hampshire victory speech... so he took to the court with some local kids. he seems to have the two pointer down pat... no fancy footwork required.
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an animal shelter in scotland is trying to find a home for this huge rabbit. his name is atlas and he's a 7-month-old continental rabbit.... which means he will be up to four feet long as an adult. his owner dropped him off at the shelter because they say he just became too big to handle. if you're interested just know this first -- he eats a bale of hay a week... and up to two-thousand carrots a year. and finally one man has a bone to pick with chipotle this morning... the mexican food chain sent out a free burrito promotion this week. all you had to do was text the number 888-222. problem is, if you add
iowa just last week, now they're finding themselves in the losing lane. we'll tell you which candidates fell flat in new hampshire... and show you the latest polling numbers this morning. deadly day... fatal fires consume two metro homes in less than 24 hours. hear why officers say they know who set one of them. new overnight... police wake up a des moines neighborhood with gunfire. we're live at the scene this morning to tell you what happened... and whether anyone was hurt. it's wednesday february 10th.
primary vote. new hampshire's primary has yet to be called officially, but the winners are clear. here's a look at where things stand now... with about 90 percent of locations reporting. vermont senator bernie sanders has already been declared the democratic winner... the race wasn't even close. sanders pulls ahead of clinton by 22-points. no doubt on the republican side either.. donald trump soars above all others with 35 percent. behind him, ohio governor john kasich -- who finished eighth here in iowa. ted cruz finishs with 12 percent. in their victory speeches, the candidates focused on what lies ahead. py-21tu 1:36 - 1:47 presidential candidate "i love you all, thank you, new hampshire. we are going now to south carolina. we're gonna win in south carolina." lv01w :59 - 1:09 "they're throwing everything at me except the kitchen sink, and i have the feeling
well!" last night's results are much different than we saw here in iowa... where ted cruz and hillary clinton left as winners. iowa's republican front-runners are out with new ads attacking each other today... po-07we :23 - :29 ted cruz the worst kind of washington insider, who just can't be trusted. po-201tu :00 - :09 i got the trump action figure, no way it's huge. what does he do? he pretends to be republican the two ads were released before voting even wrapped in new hampshire. trump's clobbering cruz as the worst washington insider, cruz labeling trump as a fake republican. south carolina is next to decide an early winner... it holds its republican primary on february 20-th. president obama will walk down political memory lane today.
legislature in springfield, illinois where he started as a state senator. it's all to mark the anniversary of his presidential campaign announcement there nine years ago. the president is expected to urge the nation to move beyond the partisan divide that has marked his time in the oval office. he's also expected to acknowledge his share of responsibility for the gridlock. his speech comes during a massive partisan budget stalemate in illinois. des moines police are investigating two deadly fires this morning... the first we told you about yesterday... officers were called to a disturbance at this home just after midnight... as they approached the home... they could see flames inside... and attempted to get 48-year old neil johnston out. instead they say he fought back... even pulling a gun on his rescuers. we're now learning the incident nearly cost a des moines police officer
22:09:26 the resident in that home, resisted all their efforts to rescue him from that home. he had threatened officers and they attempted to force entry into the home to pull him out, but they were forced back by the smoke and flames 38 johnston died in the fire. investigators say he was the one who started the fire.. they're still trying to determine why. then last night a second set of deadly flames erupted from this home... in the 27-hundred block of 61st street. it happened just before seven p-m. the home was already in flames when firefighters arrived. inside, they discovered the body of a man. police have yet to release the victim's name.. and they're still investigating what caused the fire. one of the state's fastest growing schools is about to grow more... the bondurant-farrar school district has increased by over 70 percent in the last ten years.
time to open their wallets to help out. 21 - million dollars will now go toward improving the school... despite the significant raise in everyone's property taxes, 80 percent supported the move. officials say it came down to a matter of space -- something they're glad the community understood. " to know our community is behind us, to know that the things are happening, although we have our challenges, that they are very positive about the impact we are having with our students." the bond will help fund a new high school auditorium, more classrooms, and perhaps a new gymnasium. meanwhile, state lawmakers are at a standstill over how much the state should give schools next year. lawmakers still have no decision for 2016-2017 funding. despite that, they're moving on to the next year. the senate approved a 4-percent school funding increase for the 2017-2018 school year yesterday. but until they can lock down the upcoming year's numbers, it is
amount for what the increase means. christians around the world are headed to church this morning for ash wednesday. today launches the 40-day lent period that lasts until midnight on easter sunday. during that time, believers will give up something in remembrance of jesus' fasting in the wilderness. here in des moines you can expect to find people celebrating in unexpected places. thrive u-m-c along with other area churches are stationing themselves across the city to share ashes in unlikely places. they'll be everywhere from interstate off-ramps, parking garages, coffee shops and malls. they say it gives people the opportunity to experience ash wednesday in the midst of their
des moines police are investigating an overnight officer involved shooting... police say it started around 2-30 a-m when they tried to stop a vehicle and it sped off, starting a chase. at one point the driver drove towards an officer. that's when police fired at the car.... but missed the suspect. they then ran away on foot... we're taking a live look at the scene right now... police were able to arrest the suspect at this tap house on indianola road. we can say no one was injured. we'll keep you updated on this story throughout the morning. semi drivers have a much easier route through iowa today... interstate-35 between ames and clear lake was reopened yesterday after 24 hours of being shut down completely. as you can see, even after vehicles were allowed back, road conditions remained far from ideal. dozens of
last night the bulldogs took on wichita state at home.. the top 25 shockers rack up a 20 half. reed timmer tries to stop the it isn't enough. 74-48. tonight the spotlight turns to the cyclones.. they made headlines this week for suspending star player jameel mckay. now they'll try tackling the red raiders on the road without him... tip off is set for 8 p-m on espn. the iowa energy is getting an extra boost of energy... 7 thousand local school kids took over wells fargo arena yesterday for the energy's education celebration. the energy took on westchester knicks for the awesome field trip... and the
energy win 93-85. things will look a little different there come friday... when the iowa wild take over. and it won't be just another game. it's the annual pink in the rink. the event helps raise breast cancer awareness, and money for the fight. it's brought in $65 thousand dollars the past two years. now here's savannah guthrie with a look at what's coming up next on the today