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tv   Today in Iowa at 530  NBC  February 16, 2016 5:30am-6:00am CST

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and with committed support, they thrive. american family insurance. move over mayor. and make room for georges niang. the i-s-u basketball star looks to surpass his former coach in waco. hear the praise his current coach had to say about him. water main break.... an ames woman is cleaning up after her home flooded yesterday...
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responsible for the damages. wet commute... it's a soggy start to the day in the metro... but to the north, that rain could turn to ice. we'll have a live report to show you what to expect. it's tuesday, february 16th today in iowa starts now.
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first on 13... drivers are roads this morning. last week we dealt with strong
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this morning, most of the metro will have to commute through a rain-snow mix. channel 13's josh nguyen joins us now live from ames where temperatures could turn that
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a busy morning for des moines police as they dealt with two overnight chases. the first started around 1-30 on the city's east side. and led officers on a chase at 100 miles per hour on the interstate at one point. the driver eventually crashed at east 21st and university. police arrested the person soon after. just minutes later... officers
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moines' west side. this one started on 24th... the driver eventually got out of their car and started running. officers caught up to suspect just a short while later in a garage in the 2400 block of prospect. that person is now in custody. we now know the three metro police officers involved in a deadly weekend shooting. urbandale police say they've placed jeff casey, anthony brooks, and justice weaver on paid administrative leave... which is standard procedure. their years of service range from 1 to 20 years of service. investigators say the man who died from his injuries sustained in the shooting is 29-year-old ali yahia, of des moines. the incident happened early saturday morning at the "holiday inn" on merle hay road. police say the three officers were responding to a drug complaint, when a fight broke out in the lobby. that's when officers say yahia started firing a gun.
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urbandale police, polk county attorney's office and the iowa d-c-i are now investigating. a bus driver has pleaded not guilty to the charge that he hit and and killed an iowa state student, and then left the scene. ben clague was driving the bus that police say hit and killed i-s-u freshman emmalee jacobs. police say surveillance footage showed clague stopped the bus shortly after the accident to check the vehicle for damage and then continued on. clague will be back in court for a preliminary hearing on march 22nd. his trial is scheduled for april 5th. a water main break caused headaches not only for the city of ames but it could leave a homeowner with a bill for some of the damage... around 2 p-m crews responded to large water main break on 12th street between clark avenue and wilson avenue. the water surrounded the home of marsha oh-sting, shut down
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caused flood damage to her home in the process. it is estimated that nearly 1 million gallons of water had been released before crews could isolate and shut down the 14 inch main break. osting says she has lived in her home for 20 years and has never had any flooding problems but it may be up to her to pay for the damage. "lady from the city told me to call service master and get them here to clean it up and then she came back in and said the city isn't necessarily going to pay... they consider it as an act of god." "sometimes it's just temp change, ground movement usually real wet or real dry creates problems for us..." the citys risk manager will look into the ostings damage later today. lawmakers are split over a bill meant to better protect high school athletes. the bill would require an athletic trainer on site at every varsity level sporting event to help diagnose and treat a student who suffers a head injury. current rules say
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student suffering a concussion from the game and the player can only return once a doctor gives an "okay." yesterday, the committee approved the bill 8 to 6 and it went to the floor for debate. most democrats supported it, while some republicans say they're sympathetic but the proposal lacks any plan for funding. move over mayor. tonight at baylor, georges niang should pass his former coach, fred hoiberg, and move into third place on iowa state's all-time scoring list. the senior needs just 3 points to tie the mayor, and ten to reach two thousand points. niang's current coach says there's no denying his talent. i want to make sure he's still having fun and enjoying his senior year because he deserves that for all he's done. he's really good. that's the thing, you can watch good players on tape but when you're coaching them, and watching them in person, you see the stretches they go on, it shows you
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should be an historic night for niang at baylor, but the hope is that the cyclones can get a tough road win against a very good team. tip off is set for 8 o'clock on espn2. on the women's side, the hawkeyes and gophers played to the buzzer last night. and both teams had reason to think they had it, several times. lisa bluder and the hawkeyes lead late. gophers down 1, 19 seconds to to play. rachel banham to jessie edwards... gophers lead, 75-74. iowa answers. ally disterhoft all the way to rack. count it. hawks lead 76-75. minnesota time for one shot, banham for three... got it! game winner. 35 points for banham. gophers edge the
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great finish. the iowa men are off until tomorrow night...jarrod uthoff leads them into penn state, and morning people check this out!
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it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they comewith a lot of deal breakers. like when you leave the city the signal goes weak. u.s. cellular built a network to give you a stronger signalwhere the other guys don't. and as for deals? how's $300 back for every line you switch? $300! no ball nonsense. get $300 per line and a stronger signal,
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i-80/35 @ meredith i-235 @ 7th street i-80 @ hwy 65 bypass coming up next, david geiger joins us with this morning's agribusiness report. then we'll show you the biggest winners and moments from
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night. and what iowa rock band snagged a nomination this year. we don't just serve any fishsandwich at culver's.we serve wild-caught, northatlantic cod. this cod grows in water that iscold, clean and pristine, full of flavorful nutrients, and that comes throughin the fish. this is the way we ship it toyour restaurants. it's not pre-breaded. so not only do we use thehighest quality cod,
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that's remarkable. and we think we get the bestfish filet sandwich because of that. this is the best fish sandwichin america.
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the colfax sheep and goat auction on saturday saw 141 head of sheep. feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $2.19 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.25 per pound.
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60-70 $2.375 70-80- $2.06 90-100- $1.10 100-110- $1.33 110-120- $1.30 130-140- $1.27 the 61 goats at the auction saw a high average price ranging from $60 to $220 per head. goat weight class to average price per head: 15-30- $60 30-45- $132.50 75-90- $170 90-105- $220 ...then
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the u-s surgeon general is spending a second day in flint,
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he is meeting with citizens, health officials, faith groups and advocacy organizations. data released by the state of michigan says high levels of lead are still being detected in tap water in some flint-area homes. more than 250 tests done this month have returned showing lead levels above the federal limit ... including dozens of tests conducted just last week. big winners, musical tributes, and show stopping performances packed last night's grammy awards. "we gonna be alright" rapper kendrick lamar snagged
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while taylor swift took home album of the year. and lady gaga's tribute medley to david bowie was among the show's highlights. des moines metal band slipnot was nominated for two grammys including best rock album... but didn't win. the band has had 10 nominations in its career. coming up in the next half hour of today in iowa.. a metro woman is trying to pursuade lawmakers to toughen our domestic abuse laws. and she's taking to the airwaves to get her message out... where you could see her plea... and why she says it's so
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so, let me get this straight -- u.s. cellular has the phone you're looking for, a network that's built to give you coverage way out herewhere the other guys don't, and 6 gigs for only $40 a month. that's a lot less than verizon and at&t. so, why on earth would you ever go with one of those other guys? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for $40 a month plus get $300 back.
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