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i-235 @ 22nd fighting for first.. last night candidates take the stage for the final republican debate before super tuesday. fighting for first.. last night candidates take the stage for the final republican debate before super tuesday. we'll tell you why it was mostly a battle between two of them.. py-02fr :49 - :53 ""i witnessed him shoot the shots. i mean, that vivid, i can still see it."1:00 - 1:03 "he yelled hey, and then boom, boom, boom " witnesses describe the awful scene... as an employee starts shooting people at a kansas business. what we know this morning about the
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controversy surrounding a racially-charged high school basketball cheer may finally be over this morning. how students decided to turn this into a learning experience.. it's friday february 26th... today in iowa starts now..
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first on 13... we're waking up
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kansas this morning... following a series of deadly shootings there yesterday evening. overnight, police faced more tension as they investigated the suspect's home. the whole situation started unfolding at around five last night... officials say an attacker opened fire at a company in hesston, kansas -- that's near wichita. when it was over four people were killed -- including the gunman -- more than a dozen were wounded, many with critical injuries. the first officer to arrive single handily took the gunman down. then overnight while investigating his home, early reports from neighbors led authorities to believe more victims or a be inside... "we had to deal with it as a very volatile situation. especially after like what we saw in colorado where there were booby traps and so we had to treat this- you know, for the safety of everybody, we had to secure it so investigators could do their job." they eventually found out the home was empty.
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morning, be we are told the shooter was an employee at the business. one person is behind bars this through the streets of des moines. it all started last night around eventually came to an end in the 3600 block of kinsey avenue. that's where this van -- labeled field pro painters -- slid off the roadway... and hit a tree. a tow truck had to be called in to pull it out of the ditch.. officers then searched the inside with flashlights. we're told one man -- michael field -- was taken into custody after he tried to get away on foot. he had a warrant out for his arrest and is now facing a list of other charges. there was no stopping insults from flying between republican presidential hopefuls last night. presidential candidate :14-:20 "anyone who really cared about illegal illegal immigrants." presidential candidate :21-:26 "you're the only person on this stage who's ever been fined for project illegally. you hired some ..." presidential candidate :27-:30
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hired people. you haven't hired anybody." most of the insults flew in the direction of front-runner donald trump... as senators ted cruz and marco rubio joined in a tag team to attack him. they attacked not only trump's immigration ideas but his health care plan, among other issues meanwhile ben carosn and john kasich, now at the bottom of the pile -- fought to get airtime at all. of course this is all leading up to the next big test... super tuesday. march first... voters in 14-states will make their pick for president. donald trump is winning all the polls in those states except texas where ted cruz serves as senator in congress. but the democrats have one final hurdle before then... tomorrow hillary clinton and bernie sanders compete to win over south carolina voters. recent polls show clinton is leading as of right now. area high schoolers are stepping in to put a stop to a politically-charged courtside cheer...
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this video of dallas center grimes students chanting donald trump's name over and over went viral earlier this week after a sub-state game against perry high school. the chant was meant to intimidate perry's latino players... but it's also set off a state-wide controversy. now it appears the fans themselves are ready to put it all to rest. students from both schools met yesterday to discuss what happened and how to move game had fans from dcg, ankeny, johnston, lincoln and greene county all joining the perry side to cheer them on. students say it's just one step in the right direction. hoping that other schools can take from this and realize whatever they are saying can have an effect on players and on the community and such."
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everyone is united, it doesn't matter your race, your color, or anything. you are just going to be accepted... dallas center grimes students are now working on a program with perry to introduce their students to more diversity. spring is just around the corner and soon we'll be thinking about cleaning and maybe even redecorating. channel 13's josh nguyen is live this morning from valley junction, where they hope to give you a couple new ideas this weekend. let's go to josh now, what store are you at? discover all that historic with a day full of learning. join demonstrations, classes and craft sessions at diy in the junction... from 10 to 6 saturday. the
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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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the light sw winds and the added sunshine this afternoon will make for some nice friday weather. by saturday winds will start to pick up from the southwest, but this will help to warm much of central iowa into the upper 50s and lower 60s. the winds will gust close to 40 mph. more winter weather is in the forecast by tuesday. parts of
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weekend... but if you find yourself needing time, here's some distraction material. we begin... with oscar sunday. ever wondered which starlet
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well you might be surprised to learn it's this relatively new hollywood star. hunger games star jennifer lawrence is this year's highest-paid oscar nominee. according to forbes... the 25- year-old ... earned 52 million dollars between june 2014 and june 2015. this year for her role in "joy". coming in second? leonardo dicaprio -- who has of course never won an oscar. he made 29 million last year. president obama is giving us a little peak into his humble pre-presidential years this morning... word spread quickly when president obama posted this
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in it, he reveals his first summer job was working at baskin robbins. the post was part of his push to get other young people summer jobs like his. no promises they'll be so lucky to land in the oval office though... if you're sick of workout videos... maybe try penguin workout videos. in an actual scientific study -- researchers went to antarctica to examine penguins and their treadmill for 10 minutes... then measured their movements before and after a two- week long fast. researchers found that while penguins need their fat to take care of their eggs -- heavier penguins are less stable and are easily spotted by predators. we... just like
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not your typical police chase... more like a scene right out of a child's imagination.... a unicorn loose on a california highway. this is juliette... she's a pony who spends her days making people's dreams come true by posing as a unicorn. but this week, juliette seemed to say "that's it" -- and escaped. she ran for hours among traffic... they even had to call in state patrol to try and catch her. finally, a neighbor managed to coax her back home. 1:46 - 1:52 this impressive new robot has the internet reeling this morning... but not for the reason you may
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slew of technological advances? robot abuse. yes, people are actually calling the trainer's treatment of atlas the robot mental torture. you can see him repeatedly taunting and teasing with that hockey stick... but there is a reason behind it all... when
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can' look, i know you're a cow and all. and you may not know what i'm talking about, but, uh. the yogurt made from your milk, is delicious.
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new overnight. an evening chase lights up the streets of des moines. hear what officers say started it all... and how they finally caught the driver.
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""i witnessed him shoot the shots. i mean, that vivid, i can still see it."1:00 - 1:03 "he yelled hey, and then boom, boom, boom " witnesses describe the awful shooting people at a kansas business. what we know attack. trial continues. a boone father and husband's future is testifies against him. it's friday. february 26th. today in iowa starts now. accident 2nd avenue southbound
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first on 13... we're waking up to a tense situation in kansas this morning... following a series of deadly shootings there yesterday evening. overnight, police faced more tension as they investigated the suspect's home. the whole situation started unfolding at around five last night... officials say an attacker opened fire at a company in hesston, kansas -- that's near wichita. when it was over four people were killed -- including the gunman
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critical injuries. the first officer to arrive single handily took the gunman down. then overnight while investigating his home, authorities were led to believe more victims or a possible second shooter could be inside... they eventually found out the home was empty. no word on an exact motive this morning, be we are told the shooter was an employee at the company. one person is behind bars this morning after an evening chase through the streets of des moines. it all started last night around eventually came to an end in the 3600 block of kinsey avenue. that's where this van -- labeled field pro painters -- slid off the roadway... and hit a tree. a tow truck had to be called in to pull it out of the ditch.. officers then searched the inside with flashlights. we're told one man -- michael field -- was tried to get away on foot. he had a warrant out for his arrest and is now facing a list
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charges. family members are set to take the stand today in the murder trial of boone's alexander fazzino. fazzino is accused of killing his wife emily back in in 2012. yesterday, emily's sister -- ammie told jurors she didn't know anything about emily's addiction to prescription medication. she also didn't believe emily had one. ammie recalling the night she lost her sister... sot: "i kissed her. where was alex fazzino whenever you saw emily's body? he was running downstairs." fazzino claims emily died as a result of her addiction, he told officers she was suicidal the night of her death.. we now know the name of the person killed in an accident on i-80 wednesday night. police say richard miedema of walcott, iowa was killed when a piece of road debris smashed through his windshield. it happened just before five
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there was one passenger in the car who was also hurt. officials say they are expected to survive. lawmakers are trying to help iowa schools better protect students from bullies. the bill would allow bullied students to enroll in another school and immediately be eligible to participate in varsity sports. currently, the law calls for students who transfer to wait 90 days before taking part in sports. the bill was approved by the house this week and is now awaiting senate approval. local teens are tackling a brushes today... the teen summit takes over the des moines social club this morning. it brings together young iowans to discuss white privilege and the "n" use of graffiti art and poetry. the event runs through tomorrow. spring is just around the corner and soon we'll be thinking about cleaning and maybe even
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morning from valley junction, couple new ideas this weekend. are you at? valley junction has to offer with a day full of learning. join demonstrations, classes and craft sessions at diy in the junction... from 10 to 6 saturday. the
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from 10 to 6 saturday. the
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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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the light sw winds and the added sunshine this afternoon will make for some nice friday weather. by saturday winds will start to
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from the southwest, but this will help to warm much of central iowa into the upper 50s and lower 60s. the winds will gust close to 40 mph. more winter weather is in the forecast by tuesday. parts of the state have a chance to see
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our top story... we're learning more about an evening chase this morning. it started around 9-30 last night at east 19th and grand. the driver eventually went off the road and hit a tree in the 3600 block of kinsey avenue. officers arrested michael field after he tried to get away on foot. he had a warrant out for his arrest and is now facing a list of other charges. tension from a kansas workplace shooting continued overnight. four people -- including a
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when a shooter opened fire at his workplace. last night officers staged outside his home were told another shooter may have been inside. the home was empty once they did enter. still no word on an exact motive. senator grassley is getting called to the oval office this morning... grassley will meet with president obama next week to discuss the supreme court vacancy. the iowa senator has said he will not consider a nominee until after the presidential election. search for a replacement has hit another roadblock. the republican governor under consideration for the spot has pulled his name from the list. nevada governor brian sandoval told the white house yesterday he does not want to replace the late antonin scalia... decision. are preparing for a saturday face-off this morning. tomorrow hillary clinton and
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over south carolina voters. recent polls show clinton is in the lead. the next big test...will be super tuesday. march first... voters in 14-states will make their pick for president. donald trump is winning all the republican polls in those states except texas where ted cruz serves as senator in congress. accident map i-80/35 @ 2nd avenue i-235 @ mlk 63rd street
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accident map i-80/35 @ 2nd avenue i-235 @ mlk 63rd street lane closure area high schoolers are stepping in to put a stop to a
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courtside cheer... donald trump donald trump donald trump this video of dallas center trump's name over and over went viral earlier against perry high school. the chant was meant to intimidate perry's set off a state-wide controversy. now it appears the fans themselves are ready to put it all to rest. students from both schools met yesterday to discuss what happened and how to move forward. and at last night's perry game fans from dcg, ankeny, johnston, lincoln and greene county all joined together to cheer perry on. students say it's just one step in the right direction. after an emotional week, the bluejays say they just wanted to play
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and they did. perry hosting boone. that's boone's lane losh for two. torreadors down 11. then shammon ivory passes to rashon ivory. perry is definitely in control. then janier puente throws down the coffin nail. blue jays win 75-57. perry will now play on monday in the sub-state championship game against atlantic... tomorrow night, spotlight is set on cylcone nation. iowa state takes on the kansas state wildcats.
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then sunday, the hawks look for a much-needed rebound. won't be easy... they take on the ohio state buckeyes on the road. tip off there, set for three p-m. the iowa energy is trying a little something new to draw in a big crowd... it's called swipe right night. it uses the popular dating match site "tinder"... last night, any fan who swiped right and matched with someone, got to meet them in person... in the privacy of a wells fargo suite. champagne and appetizers await... the rest is up to you. now here's savannah guthrie with a look at what's coming up next
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good morning. tragedy in kansas. four dead, 14 injured after a gunman goes on a shooting spree at a factory where he worked.
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people were screaming. people were crying. >> the shooter identified as cedric ford. this morning, police say they know what may have triggered his rampage. texas smackdown. things get ugly at the republican debate with marco rubio and ted cruz both taking repeat ed shots at donald trump. >> if he hadn't inherited $200 million, you know where donald trump would be? selling watches and hats. >> anybody who cared about illegal immigration wouldn't hire illegal immigrants. >> trump not taking it lying down. >> this guy's a choke artist and this guy's a liar. >> is the low road is new high road to the nomination? we'll talk to marco rubio. erin andrews walks out when her lawsuit is shown in court. andrews now preparing to take the stand as early as next week.

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