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metro shooting.. des moines police say someone was shot near a southside elementary school last night. what detectives know so far about what happened. presidential candidate "of course, if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country the state of nevada picks donald trump... in a big way. we'll show you the latest numbers from last night's republican caucus. trump chant.. why students at a high school basketball game are being criticized for yelling donald
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opposing team... and why those visiting players say it's so hurtful. it's wednesday february 24th..
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first on 13... results are still
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morning from nevada. last night's republican caucus results are nearly counted at this point, but already, we have a clear winner. donald trump easily tops the field with 46 percent. behind him, marco rubio -- with 24 percent. in third, iowa's caucus pick -- ted cruz. he comes in just under rubio, with 21 percent. then ben carson and john kasich at a distant fourth and fifth. those numbers weren't even half tallied when candidates began hitting the stage to address voters... :07 - :15 "we won with young, we won with educated, we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated.":26 - :32 turning the the pages on the failures on the :40 "i am a conservative that can unite this party." trump was highly favored even before the results started
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...the real fight was between ted cruz and marco rubio for second place... cruz, it appears, will see a disappointing third place showing.... something he spun as progress for voters last night. meanwhile, his opponent rubio wasn't even in nevada. he was in michigan... already focused on what's next... super tuesday -- which gives voters there and in 11 other states their first chance to decide. here in iowa, trump's name has become something more...a perceived racial slur. fans at monday night's dallas center-grimes basketball game chanted trump's name. part of the opposing team, the perry blue jays, was offended by that chant. some players say the chant was meant to target perry's latino players. they say talk surrounding trump's alleged disdain for illegal immigrants was the fire behind it all. "things like trump, trump, trump, trying to intimidate us with the things mr. trump
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children." "we are all aware of racism, portions but it's alive and well and it's just hurtfull to see that's what they resort to. perry administrators say about 48 percent of its population is made of minority students. meanwhile, dallas center-grimes' athletic director tells us he's aware of the chant and is now issue... he would not say whether that includes disciplining any students. we now know the name of the man shot at an elementary school parking lot last night... it happened shortly after eight o'clock near park avenue elementary on the city's south side. police say darrius colter was shot in the upper leg - he is expected to be okay. officers canvased the area.. using flashlights to search for evidence and bullet casings. police aren't saying at this point whether they've determined a suspect. we're seeing a change of pace this morning in the search for a
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replacement... and it comes from a fellow iowan. i think take it a step at a time. i'm going to take it a step at time. i will take it a step at a time. that was what senator charles grassley said last week when asked when he'll consider president obama's nominee. but now it appears... one step at a time... will take a while. yesterday, grassley announced the committee will not consider a nominee to the u-s supreme court until after the presidential election. the longest supreme court nomination process in u-s history took only 125 days. president obama has more than 300 left in office. a move to privatize iowa's medicaid program is getting the go ahead... yesterday governor branstad announced the controversial plan has gotten the federal stamp of approval needed to begin privatizing.
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the transition will now start on april 1st -- instead of march 1st. that's triggering a last ditch effort in the iowa senate this morning to help medicaid patients and providers transition. a committee is crafting a bill for both groups. today they'll hold a meeting to hear the public's input on it. meanwhile, opponents of rally at the capitol. they'll be led by former iowa governor chet culver -- who has taken an aggressive stance against the plan. lawmakers are giving iowa gun enthusiasts will have more options next time they head to the shooting range. yesterday representatives approved gun suppressors -- or silencers. the device reduces the sound of gunfire by 20-to-30 percent. supporters say the sound reduction helps protect the hearing of hunters and target shooters. opponents argue they make guns
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des moines school teachers are asking kids to think ahead to summer this morning. they say the time is now to start searching for a summer job. channel 13's josh nguyen joins us now... he is at the parks department in des moines where they hope to hire some of these kids for the summer. good
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the winds will pick up today and gust 20 to 30 mph. with the
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slightly cooler,in the upper 30s to lower 40s. winds will be even stronger on thursday with gusts near 40 mph possible. that will keep highs well into the 30s for a brief cool down. warm weather bounces back over the weekend, with highs close to 60s on
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still ahead... location location location. any good salesperson knows it's the key to closing a deal. but some girl scouts are taking level. plus, traveling space is always an exciting adventure... right?
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welcome back. time to dive into something a little different. here's what's trending today.... it's a practical joke that's out of this world... ...astronaut mark kelly posted this video yesterday. we see someone in a gorilla suit bursting out of a bag -- and terrorizing a crew member. no explanation is given... ...just a quizzical tweet from kelly, stating, "i thought you said you had things under control up there." house of cards fans will be happy to see this... a new portrait featuring president frank underwood -- aka actor kevin spacey -- is getting people excited about a new season. but get this, the image is
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national portrait gallery. the popular netflix drama shows the dark side of politics in washington d-c... season four premiers next month. a british man has decided to change his name to something he absolutely loves -- cheeseburgers. simon smith legally changed his name to "bacon double cheeseburger." he said the idea came about after a night out drinking with his friends. while his friends love his new name, smith, or cheeseburger... says his parents hate it... and his mother was furious. his fiancee is also less than thrilled. some girl scouts are being
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one troop set up their cookie stand right outside one of portland's marijuana dispensaries. within minutes, the troop had numerous customers. the dispensary even created their own cookie special... giving a discount to customers if they walked in with a box of cookies. a popular online workout video is getting hits for something other than the cardio... this california mom created the "wine workout" -- complete with doses of vino between each rep. the video is just 15-seconds long, but it's already spreading worldwide. the woman says she just wants to show people you can use anything to
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what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red. it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they come with 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 signal where 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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reporter: "so when you hear, say, one side, saying that they'd like to wait 'til "the next president is in office to appoint a justice, what do you think about that?" justice o'connor: "i don't agree. i think we need somebody there, now,"
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winner again... numbers roll in from nevada this morning... in donald trump's favor. we'll show you the latest tallies... plus tell you how trump's name is causing controversy in an unlikely place here in iowa... new information. des moines police say someone was shot near a southside elementary school last night. what detectives know so far about what happened. summer job... why the city of des moines is already hiring for the warmer months... and who they say should apply. it's wednesday, february 24th.
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first on 13... results are still pouring in this morning from nevada. last night's republican caucus
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point, but already, we have a clear winner. donald trump easily tops the field with 46 percent. behind him, marco rubio -- with 24 percent. in third, iowa's caucus pick -- ted cruz. he comes in just under rubio, with 21 percent. then ben carson and john kasich at a distant fourth and fifth. those numbers weren't even half tallied when candidates began hitting the stage to address voters... :07 - :15 "we won with young, we won with old, we one with highly educated, we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated.":26 - :32 "we are one step closer to turning the the pages on the failures on the obama-clinton disaster.":37 - :40 "i am a conservative that can unite this party." trump was highly favored even before the results started
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...the real fight was between ted cruz and marco rubio for second place... cruz, it appears, will see a disappointing third place showing.... something he spun as progress for voters last night. meanwhile, his opponent rubio wasn't even in nevada. he was in michigan... already focused on what's next... super tuesday -- which gives voters there and in 11 other states their first chance to decide. here in iowa, trump's name is making waves in an unlikely setting... high school basketball games... fans at monday night's dallas center game started chanting the politician's name at the opposing team -- perry. players say it was to target several latino team members... they say talk surrounding trump's alleged disdain for illegal immigrants was the fire behind it all. "things like trump, trump, trump, trying to intimidate us with the things mr. trump has said that he's going to do with immigrants and their
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"we are all aware of racism, it's alive and well in small portions but it's alive and well and it's just hurtful to see that's what they resort to. perry administrators say about 48 percent of its population is made of minority students. meanwhile, dallas center grimes' athletic director tells us he's aware of the chant and is now addressing the issue... he would not say whether that includes disciplining any students. the aclu is pushing back against a plan to get students in waukee to say the pledge of allegiance each day. monday, the district decided to expand the pledge routine through high school. aclu representatives responded yesterday, saying they're concerned free speech issues are at stake. the school's superintendent told the des moines register they offer the pledge, but no student is required to recite it. we now know the name of the man shot at an elementary school parking lot last night... it happened shortly after eight
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elementary on the city's south side. police say darrius colter was shot in the upper leg - he is expected to be okay. officers canvased the area.. using flashlights to search for evidence and bullet casings. police aren't saying at this point, whether they've determined a suspect. testimony continues this morning in the murder trial for a man accused of killing his wife. 41-year-old alexander fazzino of boone is charged with first degree murder in the 2012 death of emily fazzino. fazzino claims her death was a suicide, triggered by an addiction to prescription meds. both sides agree emily did have a previous addiction... but the state is trying to show she was on the path to recovery. they argue there were no traces of opiates found in her blood following the death. they'll also try to show she was planning to leave her husband -- after police were called to their home
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"you're going to hear that after everything settled and the police had left, emily, who was slowly getting stronger at this time, standing up to alex, wanted to get away." the defense claims emily fainted from withdrawl symptoms -- which they believe led to her accidental drowning. the state historical building is this growth. what we know is we have a real challenge because we haven't necessarily had the funding to keep up with the square footage that we've had so there have actually been exibits that have been on display since this building opened 28 years ago workers say their current building is too big. so they're looking at reducing its size.. that would mean turning the east side of the building into green space... and opening up the south end to cafe and retail space. the change would cost 82-million dollars... organizers are hoping
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of that yet this session. high schoolers are being asked to think ahead to summer this morning... and not just to lock down their vacation plans employers say now is the time to start searching for a summer job. channel 13's josh nguyen is at the parks department this morning... where they hope to hire some of those kids for the summer.
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the winds will pick up today and gust 20 to 30 mph. with the wind, highs will be slightly cooler,in the upper 30s to lower 40s. winds will be even stronger on thursday with gusts near 40 mph possible. that will keep highs well into the 30s for a brief cool down. warm weather bounces back over the weekend, with highs close to 60s
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metro locations - 3 locations now!!!! 3500 block of hubbell avenue eastbound 5100 block of franklin avenue eastbound and 2000 block of 56th
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northbound -------------------------------- -------------------------------- ------ -------------------------------- ------- polk county locations
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our top story... new information this morning on a shooting at a des moines elementary school parking lot. it happened last night near park avenue elementary on the city's south side. police are now saying darrius colter was shot in the upper leg. police have yet to name a suspect. donald trump swept nevada voters overnight. trump easily tops the field with 46 percent. the real fight was for second...
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ted cruz comes in at a close third. ben carson and john kasich follow... failing to reach double digits. democrats remain focused on south carolina voters this morning... last night's cnn town hall debate had hillary clinton and bernie sanders pleading their case to voters. sanders was grilled on his wall street speeches... he assured voters he's never been paid to give one. as for clinton, she said she's not worried about a possible subpoena of her private email account. presidential candidate"the facts are that every single time somebody has hurled these charges against me, which they've done, it's proved to be nothing and this is no different than that." "it is just not something that is going to have any lasting effect and i am not at all worried about it." south carolina hosts its democratic primary this weekend. a move to privatize iowa's medicaid program is getting the go ahead... yesterday governor branstad
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plan has gotten the federal stamp of approval needed to begin privatizing. the approval did come with a one month delay. the transition will now start on april 1st -- instead of march 1st. meanwhile, opponents of branstad's plan are planning to rally at the capitol. they'll be led by former iowa governor chet culver -- who has taken an aggressive stance against the
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tonight, all eyes turn to the hawks and ask "is this where iowa snaps out of its late-season funk, or prolongs it?" iowa and wisconsin at 8:06 pm. surprisingly, there are still tickets
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over in high school hoops... a win at regionals, and it's next level: on to girls state. 14th-ranked valley at number 5 indianola. even the college coaches came to see this one, bill fennelly and jennie baranczyk. 3rd q. tiger freshman zoey young starts to take over.. but the indians answer with their freshman. maggie mcgraw, who buries the 3. 19 points for her total... in the fourth, indianola comes out on top of a tie... 73-64 the final. they're on to state for the first time as a 5-a school. it's really awesome. my heart's beating so fast. it's amazing i wanted to get back all year. our goal all season is to win at state. not just get to state, win at state. and i think we can do it this year, i really,
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indianola will now face linn-mar in the state quarterfinals. indianola will now face linn-mar in the state quarterfinals. the number one team in class 5-a... the johnston dragons... playing cedar rapids washington last night. dragons' ellie brown helps the dragons pull away. they advance to state, 66-54. now here's willy geist with a look at what's coming up next on the today
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good morning. three-peat. >> we're winning, winning, winning. >> donald trump cruises to victory in nevada, his third straight win in the republican presidential race. super tuesday is a week away and state. does he think the nomination is his to lose? we'll talk to him live. tornado outbreak. >> it's crossing the road. look at that! >> a string of twisters across the south, entire neighborhoods wiped out. the damage stretching from louisiana to florida. at least three people killed, more than 30 others injured. there's more dangerous weather today. new cases, new fear. 14 more women potentially infected with zika by their male partners here in the united states.

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