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eastern third of the state, watch for locally dense fog. the visibility has fallen at or below a quarter-mile. here in des moines, 22 degrees, a few clouds and not much wind, headed for 38. metinka: right now, -- shaina: right now, the body of antonin scalia is being transported back to washington. yesterday a justice of the peace determined the 79-year-old died suddenly of natural causes. washington, where a battle is already underway over who will replace him. don: a white hearse carried the body of antonin scalia to a west texas airport bound for virginia sunday, at the request of his family. the 79-year-old supreme court justice passed away suddenly over the weekend while vacationing at this resort ranch. a county judge ruled scalia died of natural causes after consulting with his physician and sheriff's investigators, on
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on sunday flags across the country and in the nation's capital flew at half-staff in honor of the longtime justice. known for his strict conservative views scalia was , both reviled and beloved by his colleagues. here on capitol hill and on the campaign trail the debate is already underway over her president obama should nominate. >> the president has the right and responsibility to nominate a new supreme court justice. >> we cannot afford to have scalia replaced by someone like the nominees he's put there in the past. don: the president says he will nominate a successor in due time. but senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell maintains any vacancy should be filled once a new president is in office. don champion, cbs news, washington. shaina: now with for conservatives and for liberals remaining the nominee would , ultimately tip the balance of the court. funeral arrangements for scalia have yet to be announced. pope francis will be holding mass today in the least catholic
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his aim is to boost the faith in the heavily indigenous state of chiapas. francis will preside over the mass in three native languages. the pope is now half-way through his 5-day trip to mexico. elizabeth: moore big stories here in iowa this morning, iowa dci officials are investigating a shooting in wright county. authorities tell kcci two people in eagle grove were involved in sunday's shooting but are still alive. one victim was air lifted to des moines, and another was taken to a local hospital. their conditions are unknown at this time. we're waiting to learn more information about a deadly officer-involved shooting in urbandale. just after 4:00 saturday morning, officers responded to a drug complaint at the holiday inn on merle hay road. one of the suspects fired a gun after a fight broke out. officers then fired back and killed the man. two female suspects were taken into custody after running from the scene. eric: officials are investigating two fatal crashes in central iowa. the first in story county where
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injured. the car they were in lost control and crashed just west of maxwell. the driver, 17-year-old rylee mohler died in the crash. 16-year-old william spencer was taken to a des moines hospital . his condition has not been released. the second happened in webster county when a vehicle lost control and rolled into a field. 13-year-old duane touney was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. the five others injured range in age from 5-years-old to 18-years-old. because of that crash is still under investigation. the man charged in connection with the hit and run death of an iowa state student is expected in court today. police say 23-year-old benjamin clague was driving a cyride bus when it struck 18-year-old emmalee jacobs. she was trying to cross lincoln way at ash avenue last december. clague faces charges including leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, and failure to obey a traffic control device.
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, deadly wobbler county fire 10 years ago is expected in court today. -- while below county -- 10 years ago is expected in court today. a bond review hearing is set today for zachary dye. he's charged with the fire that killed 20-year-old nathan messer and 22-year-old seth anderson. dye has pleaded not guilty to the charges. elizabeth: at the statehouse today a coalition of iowans will , take concerns about marijuana to the capital. kcci's alyx sacks joins us from the statehouse now. and alyx, who will they be talking with? alyx: the alliance for coalitions of change will be at the statehouse, bringing in people from across the state and talking to lawmakers about the use of marijuana and teenagers. ages 12 to 17, they do not want to see it be abused. there is caution bringing marijuana to the forefront. we have the director with us this morning.
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>> we have kids coming from all across the state, and we average 50 students that show up along with their adult sponsors. alyx: what is your concern? >> my concern is the fact that we have tried to speed up this legalization in iowa. there are so many good things happening with the good opponent -- component and marijuana. we are doing a lot of good research. if we just take a moment and step back and let the research be done, we might get some good components that come out that could help people. we want to slow down the process, keep access away from our kids. alyx: proceed with caution when taking a look at some of these laws they want to put forward. there is some good, positive use that science is starting to
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tell us about colorado. >> it exploded and what we have seen, the perception of risk even among our own kids has plummeted. kids do not see the risk associated with marijuana, and it differently with kids. in colorado the youth rates have skyrocketed, number one for the youth rate in the nation where is iowa is number 49 out of 50. alyx: that says a lot. it is abuse we are talking about. >> abuse. our kids do not use marijuana compared to the rest of the nation. when you increase access that is ultimately going to increase the use. we already have a lot of kids using but we want to keep it down to number 49. alyx: thank you so much.
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lawmakers, the voices they need to hear. eric: it is 6:07, and a few flurries have been working their way across southern iowa. metinka: really nothing to impact travel but the roads could be a little bit snow-covered from creston to chariton, all headed to the southeast. that snow will crews right along the leading edge of some warm air. we are in the 20's across central iowa. waking up to fog across the east central part of the state, giving way to a cloudy day. highs will be above freezing in a good portion of the state, even in the 40's to the southwest. overnight tonight into tuesday we will have snow moving through the state but it will not affect the temperatures. eric: iowa's win over the weekend has moved them up in the big 10 standings.
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conference, putting them right back up on top and first. -- in first. but sunday's big 10 matchup was closer than expected against the winless minnesota golden gophers. jarrod uthoff and peter jok showed they can score with anybody. uthoff was held scoreless for nearly 17 minutes to open the game. but he finished the game with 24 points, 15 rebounds and six blocked shots. good game for him. peter jok had a game high with 27. the hawks 175-71, their 16th straight at carver hawkeye arena. >> i thought he was great for this reason, he started slow and continued to be aggressive. i think that has been the evolution of him as a player, and we needed him to do that today. eric: up next for iowa they head , to pennsylvania to take on penn state. the hawkeyes take on the nittany lions wednesday at 5:30 live on btn. elizabeth: the cyclones are back
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saturday in ames, isu led texas just by two at the half letting the game go either way. but it would not turn into another close loss. jameel mckay was back after his two-game suspension. the clones took down texas proving to coach prohm they have 85-75, what it takes. >> i was proud of this team today, this was our team playing the right way, playing like we are really capable of. the one thing i was wondering more than anything, you better play 40 minutes and be locked for 40 minutes because these teams are good. we won by 10 but it feels like we one by one. in texas, obviously a very good team. elizabeth: isu is now in a three way tie for 4th in the big 12 standings. the cyclones had to waco, texas tomorrow night to take on the baylor bears on espn2. we'll be watching today as new ap top 25 rankings are released.
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, sit at number one. iowa is ranked 4th and iowa state sits at 14th. both iowa teams go into the new week with a recent win under their belts. eric: des moines is gearing up for thousands of wrestlers and fans to roll into town this week. the high school state wrestling tournament kicks off wednesday at wells fargo arena. wrestlers will be in town through saturday, when the championship rounds will take place. our sports team will have complete coverage from the well all week long. coming up tonight on kcci, it is grammy time. the music world will celebrate some of its biggest names tonight. at the 58th annual grammy awards feature rapper kendrick lamar , who leads the pack with 11 nominations. while taylor swift and the weekend both earned 7. rapper and ncis los angeles star l.l. cool j will head up the event for the fifth consecutive year. you can catch the award show right here on kcci tonight at 7:00.
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morning, emergency landing. airline officials are looking into another incident where a laser forced a new york bound plane to land. how the passengers were accommodated during their wait. elizabeth: plus police in texas , are getting creative in cracking down on texting while driving. the new initiative launched down south and how effective it's already been. eric: and the new leonardo dicaprio film is bringing home more awards. the recent trophies they captured over the weekend. and the big bucks they're still bringing in. shaina: if you are anywhere near cumming, we have an issue that will cause you to slow down, a jackknifed semi has closed down i-35 at exit 65. closed it down for quite a difference -- distance and they are detouring the traffic to bevington. we will head outside and take a look at the road now.
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roads are a little bit slippery that people are kind of taking it slow. just some slick spots all around but other than that i-35
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this is kcci 8 news this morning with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz and right now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: good morning, we have got a couple of flurries left over across southern iowa from creston toward chariton. this disturbance is falling apart and we are not expecting much at all. it has been tracking along a bubble of warmer air working through the state, 30 in lamoni while we are starting out in the 20's. everybody gets in on a great warming trend or the week ahead. by the end of the week, we will be hard-pressed to find snow on the ground with highs in the 40's and 50's, and that sticks with us right through the weekend. shaina: snow is beginning to fall on parts of the mid-atlantic and the northeast this morning. some parts of the region could get anywhere from four to eight inches of snow. it's expected to be a sloppy mix of snow, sleet and rain. but because today is president's
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people will be on the roads. and in australia, police carried out a massive drug bust. authorities seized one billion australian dollars worth of methamphetamine. that's approximately 700 million u.s. dollars. federal police say the liquid drug was found hidden inside thousands of silicon bra inserts. they were inside a shipment traced to a hong kong storage facility. and a laser incident forced virgin atlantic airlines to turn around a flight from london to new york. the plane was en route from heathrow airport sunday, when the laser was pointed at the aircraft. flight 025 landed safely with 252 passengers and 15 crewmembers unharmed. affected passengers were offered overnight accommodations and the flight is scheduled to depart today. elizabeth: police in austin, texas are cracking down on texting while driving in a new way. they are hitching a ride on the bus. two police spotters ride on a bus to catch unsuspecting drivers using their phones. then they radio ahead to a team
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road. in their first run, they issued 40 hands-free citations in two and a half hours on i-35. they even had to let 12 more go because they didn't have enough officers to pull everybody over. >> see people texting while they're headed down mopac. i can't understand that. i just simply do not understand that kind of thinking. >> we thought that there'd probably be more compliance by this point, but obviously there's still some more work to be done. elizabeth: officers say they use the bus because of the vantage pointe. in cars they can only see someone looking down. but from the bus they can see their phones as well. eric: friday was a winning day on wall street. oil prices moved higher and bank stocks were on the rebound. that helped the market with its first gain of the week. the dow closed up 313 points. and the nasdaq climbed 70. gas prices took a big jump over the weekend. before sunday, you can get a gallon of gas in the metro for a
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then prices rose $.11. most metro gas stations have prices up to $1.58 this morning. elizabeth: and etch-a-sketch is drawing a new future. the ohio art company that decades has sold it to spin master corp in toronto for an undisclosed price. the owner says the decision is bittersweet. eric: leonardo dicaprio's film "the revenant" appears ready to make history. the adventure film about a fur trapper trying to survive in the wilderness topped the bafta awards also known as the british , oscars winning five trophies. that includes best picture, best actor for dicaprio, and best director. the film also won this year's director's guild award. "the revenant" is up to $159 million in domestic rocks office sales. and "dead pool" crushed all rivals in the box office. it was a super debut for a
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movie. the film staring ryan reynolds doubled initial estimates earning $135 million in its opening weekend setting records , for a february debut and an r-rated debut. elizabeth: we have a couple more cold days to get through before a nice warm up. metinka: this morning, we are adding to the snow with some flurries but it is really diminishing at is -- as it is tracking off to the southeast. what will affect your travel is some fog, locally dense across eastern iowa. the visibility has been pretty consistent around a quarter of a mile, so make sure you take your time. overnight, we had a little snow move across the southwestern corridor of the state and that is pretty much falling apart. the next system will be arriving
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this morning's flurries will be diminishing, giving way to possibly some sunshine across southwest iowa. we will be tracking some drizzle moving into iowa, temperatures staying above freezing. continuing into tomorrow morning, but to the north we are expecting light snow fort dodge to waterloo, continuing through tuesday at 8:00 a.m. before it moves off to the northeast. we are expecting a few inches of accumulation, generally one to two inches with a few spots getting three. the freeway is just wet this morning and we missed out on the snow overnight. 38 high temperature. a little bit of snow moves and overnight tonight and out tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning will be a
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some headaches on the road, followed by a he's warming trend. -- a huge warming trend. weekend highs well into the 50's. elizabeth: we will check in with shaina to get a look at traffic. shaina: the big issue that will create a bit of a headache is a jackknifed semi and the northbound lanes of i 35 near exit 65 at cumming, closing down quite a bit of i-35. you will be detoured, so prepare for that. just found out about an accident on the east side at east 12th and university, keep that in mind. there's going to be a closure going on for quite some time at 100 street between north 54th and meredith, closed down through november. keep that in mind. we will show you the mobile
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aixa: designing robots that think and act on their own, i'm aixa diaz at the university of maryland in college park where researchers are bringing human sensory skills to robots like julia. >> the legacy of supreme court justice gallia and the fight over a replacement, plus his candid interview with charlie
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a backstage look at tonight's elizabeth: welcome back to kcci. watch and learn. researchers are programming robots to process information like humans, and then put those skills to work. eric: aixa diaz explains from the university of maryland. >> what a wonderful day. aixa: meet julia, a robot at the university of maryland in college park. >> julia has cameras and has its own brain so to speak. aixa: the autonomy, robotics, and cognition laboratory on campus is designing robots to think and act on their own. >> we don't program to do things, we program it to learn how to do things. aixa: julia learns by observing. >> yes, i am watching. aixa: and that's what researchers say makes this robot unique. >> what julia will replicate are
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during your task. aixa: so far, julia has mastered the art of mixing drinks, and will soon learn other culinary skills. researchers hope, one day, robots like julia will process more complicated activities and help humans in everyday life. >> these robots will graduate, so to speak, to the point that they will be able to perform tasks needed in this society. >> thank you. aixa: in college park, maryland, i'm aixa diaz. eric: julia the robot is named after the late-chef julia child. new stories after 6:30 this morning the fight over naming a , new supreme court nominee. who wants the president to hold off. plus we are trying to find out more information about a shooting investigation in eagle grove. what we know right now ahead. also --
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heading to the statehouse to warn about the increased accessibility of marijuana. elizabeth: and getting ready for the grammys. we'll take you inside the theater to see some of the rehearsals. all we can say is wow.
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tonight, right h >> the most watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. eric: welcome back, foggy morning out there in some places. we caught these dictures from dot trafficams around the state . jasper, mahaska counties dealing with the patchy fog. also some snow flurries there in some areas of the state, road conditions showing you where the snow has been. that one accident south of the metro, shaina will become her in that desk covering that. -- covering that. i am eric hanson. elizabeth: i am elizabeth klinge shaina and metinka here too. ,metinka: the snow has been
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now it is just a couple flurries , fog across eastern iowa that has been locally dense overnight. 23 now in des moines, headed for 38. some snow will move through overnight into early on tuesday with a couple inches of accumulation expected from spencer through des moines and ottumwa. it will be melting away by the end of the week with highs climbing quickly into the 40's and 50's by friday. shaina: happening right now, deadly crash. we've learned the driver of a semi was killed in that crash we've been telling you about. it's blocking the northbound lanes of interstate 35 near cumming, south of des moines. traffic is being detoured. we just talked to the state patrol and they are hoping to get the interstate opened up very soon. right now, it's a new political battle that is spilling over onto the campaign trail. the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia has left a vacancy on the nation's highest court. now the question is how and when to fill it? scalia's body is now on its way
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he died in his sleep in texas over the weekend. officials say it was due to natural causes. president obama says he intends to fulfill his constitutional duty to name a replacement. but many republicans want to put the process on hold. some say there's an informal history of not voting on judicial nominees in the months before an election. >> i think president obama's going to submit a nominee and in all likelihood this person will , be out of the mainstream and he'll be rejected by the senate. >> so let's let the voters weigh in in november and then we'll have, the court can function with 8 justices, it does it all the time. >> the constitution is pretty clear and that is, it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms. >> president obama said he would nominate someone to the bench and that is exactly what he should be doing and leader mcconnell should follow the
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shaina: the white house says the president will take his time in naming a nominee. that announcement will not happen this week. the head of the cia says isis wants to try to carry out an attack in the united states but , he's determined to stop that from happening. >> the u.s. intelligence is actively involved in being a part of the efforts to destroy isil and to get as much insight into what they have on the ground inside of syria and iraq. shaina: a rare conversation with cia director john brennan on last night's 60 minutes. brennan says he's expecting isis to try to place operatives in the u.s. and that they're trying to provoke a clash between the west and the muslim world. brennan says the paris attack was a failure of intelligence because all but one of the terrorists were french citizens. and today pope francis will , travel to southern mexico to meet with some of the country's poorest people. on he celebrated an outdoor mass sunday, with more than 300,000 faithful. he urged mexicans to build a society with equal opportunity for all.
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children's hospital in mexico city, where he gave a sick boy medicine and asked the children to pray for him. the pope is in the middle of a five day trip to mexico. eric: also this morning, we are hoping to get an update from the iowa dci about a shooting in eagle grove. it happened in the 100 block of north lucas last night. what we know right now, two people were shot, both still alive as of last night. no names released yet. we also anticipate learning more about the officer-involved shooting over the weekend and urbandale that happened early saturday at the holiday inn on merle hay road. police say they were there on a drug complaint. one of the suspects fired a gun and officers shot and killed the man. police have not released the suspect's name or said how many officers were involved. the cyride bus driver charged in a deadly hit and run is expected to be in court today. 23-year-old benjamin clagueis accused of hitting emmalee jacobs as she crossed the street near the isu campus in december. clague is expected to appear
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arraignment hearing. and also today a man charged in , a deadly wapello county fire 10 years ago is expected in court. zachary dye is charged with the fire that killed 20-year-old nathan messer and 22-year-old seth anderson. he has pleaded not guilty to the charges. a bond review hearing is set for today. elizabeth: news around iowa, several deadly weekend crashes. a 13-year-old was killed in webster county on saturday, five others injured when their vehicle rolled into a field. and story county a 17-year-old , was killed and a 16-year-old injured when their car also lost control and crashed. and look at this mess, three crashes involving 33 vehicles closed a 10-mile stretch of interstate 80 near west branch on sunday. sounds bad but the state patrol says three people suffered just minor injuries and that was it.
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also today a group of iowans , will take their concerns about marijuana to the statehouse. kcci's alyx sacks is live there this morning. alyx, what will they be telling lawmakers today? alyx: the alliance of coalitions will be talking to lawmakers about their concern about the increased availability of marijuana. here with us this morning is direct your -- director angie. help us described what you are talking about today. >> we want legislators to be educated about both sides of the story because a lot of time we are overpowered by the pro-marijuana folks. we hope that everyone has a of the story. we hope to bring the research we know that has been done about
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steps of what has been seen in the states that have legalized it, looking ahead, what do we want for iowa. alyx: the biggest concern is it ending up in the wrong hands. you do not want to see those who do not need it for a medical condition using it recreationally. >> you can go to our website and find out more about that. for certain use, it will decrease their iq by 8%. we have a lot of great kids and iowa and we do not want to have access to something that would not make them at their full potential. alyx: who is going to be there today? >> we have someone in the recovery community who started off with marijuana and went through a whole series, took it long path of drug addiction. we have a drug enforcement agent
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we have a youth who will talk from the youth perspective, and someone from the medical community. alyx: thank you so much for joining us this morning. 12:30 is where this news conference is happening on the first floor at the capitol rotunda. i will provide a link to some of this information on my facebook page. elizabeth: thank you so much. lasting love, a couple married for 80 years shares their secret. >> you have to actually really love them. elizabeth: she says that is not all, see what else has kept the fires burning all these years. plus -- teri: tonight's grammy's honor music's biggest talents as well as legends the industry lost this year. i'm teri okita in los angeles with a grammy preview just ahead . metinka: this week is starting off a little on the wintry side
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shaina: a couple of bumps to deal with this morning, especially the accident on
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metinka: good morning, it is
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we have a couple of clouds and the wind is calm. we are dealing with locally dense fog east of the metro and a couple flurries are still possible across southern iowa, but it is going to end up to be a perfect -- a beautiful day, 38 degrees. elizabeth: thank you so much. it's music's biggest night. tonight is grammy time. shaina: it is going to be huge this year, a lot of tribute performances to glenn frey, david bowie just to name a few. eric: teri okita is in los angeles with our sneak peek this morning. teri: rapper and nominee pitbull will rock the grammy stage with a diverse mash-up of musicians. >> we're up there with joe perry from aerosmith. come on, man it doesn't get more , rock n' roll than that. teri: the performance is part of a grammy tradition that partners artists from different genres and generations and features rising stars like first-time nominee andra day. the soul singer will meld her
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goulding in a duet. organizers say this year's grammys here at the staples center is different from previous years. the show will be filled with stirring tributes to honor the long list of music legends who died recently. album of the year contender chris stapleton will lead an all-star tribute to blues icon bb king. gary clark junior and king's close friend bonnie raitt will , also perform. >> he was just the greatest. he's had more influence than anyone i can think of in history in the blues and rock n' roll. ,teri: lady gaga's homage to the late david bowie is expected to be among the night's biggest performances. >> it's basically a medley of nine tunes. teri: nile rodgers put together the elaborate tribute. >> this is very personal. it feels like a wonderful way to say goodbye. teri: but the biggest spotlight may belong to taylor swift, who is up for 7 grammys. and rapper kendrick lamar, who leads with 11 nominations. teri okita, cbs news, los
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eric: it is huge no matter what kind of music you want. shaina: the other big performance the eagles will , honor the band's co-founder glenn frey. all starts tonight at 7:00 on kcci. and while you're watching we want you to be part of the conversation. use the hashtag kccigrammys when you tweet or facebook we want to know who you want to win, what you think of the performances, the outfits, all of it. and we'll be back here tomorrow morning to talk about it all. elizabeth: did you have a good valentine's day? we met up with a couple valentines in des moines . ken and peg newell have been married for 80 years since 1936. ken is 101, and peg is 99 and they live together at valley view village assisted living in des moines. they are in great shape. their four children helped them celebrate 80 years of wedded bliss and we asked them what their secret was. >> you just have to actually
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otherwise, it is not a game. >> you want to go to bed without having a fight and you want to always have the last word, good night, dear. elizabeth: and ken gave peg the same thing he always gives her on valentine's day, a red rose. that is sweet. shaina: even the iowa dot is in a loving mood today. the billboard message reads to, driver from, seatbelt, i think we click. eric: the time is now 6:46 on this monday morning. metinka has warmer temps in the
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>> weather is never more than five minutes away only, on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: you might be waking up to some fog >> weather is never more than, especially along eastern and southwest iowa. we have had pretty low visibility, down to a quarter of a mile. in des moines, just a little bit
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flurries left over down the art ottumwa and that is about it. the next system is to the northwest and that will be moving through overnight. drizzle will be moving in across western iowa and the temperatures should stay above freezing tonight. to the north, we will have some light snow moving through fort dodge to waterloo. the snow continues through tuesday morning before finally pushing off to the east, and we will pick up some light accumulations. off to the southeast, generally one to two inches with a few locations picking up three. it is 23 now in des moines, 22 in ames, but low 30's are moving in across southwest iowa. headed for 38 degrees, afternoon sunshine as possible followed by
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tomorrow will be a blustery day but no arctic air behind the system. a taste of spring is in the forecast by the end of the week. eric: the trouble continues if you are heading in from the south. shaina: if you are driving anywhere near cumming and i-35, we know it is a deadly accident at 65. traffic is being d toward to bevington -- d toward -- d toward to bevington. 1 hundred st between northwest 54th and meredith, that will be closed until november. mobile speed units, 900 maury street, 300 east mckinley
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shaina: 6:54, back to that deadly crash that's blocking i-35 south of des moines, this -- the northbound lanes are back opened. the interstate was closed about three hours because of the crash and the driver of the semi truck was killed. eric: we expect an update from the iowa dci this morning two people shot in eagle grove. it happened last night. one person was airlifted to des moines, the other taken to a local hospital. no names being released right now stay with kcci for updates today. elizabeth: we also expect to update you today on the deadly police shooting at an urbandale hotel early saturday. police called to the holiday inn on a drug complaint, they say a person fired a gun and officers shot and killed the man. eric: this afternoon, we will be able to bring you new details in the charges against 23-year-old benjamin clague. he's the cyride bus driver charged with hitting and killing emmalee jacobs near the isu campus in december. clague is scheduled to appear for his arraignment. shaina: flags will fly at
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honor of u.s. supreme court justice antonin scalia. he died of natural causes over the weekend in texas. his death has now set off a fierce political debate. president obama saying he will announce a nominee in due time . republicans want to wait to fill the vacancy after the presidential election. elizabeth: some snow moving through overnight, you can see on some slick conditions, mostly in the four corners of the state. be careful if you are traveling. eric: the temperatures are generally on their way out. metinka: starting off a little cool, 20 three in des moines -- 23 in des moines. if you are headed east, you will encounter some locally dense fog for about 10:00 a.m., headed for 38 degrees with a light wind. overnight, snow moving through
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corner, central iowa, and to the southeast. it will be a blustery day tomorrow, followed by a big warming trend. eric: and two things to watch for tonight on kcci. this is iowa takes you to guthrie county. a man gave his sweetheart the gift of nostalgia. see his love on display on main street. elizabeth: then at 7:00 it's the , grammys. stellar performances, moving tributes, and much more right here on kcci. shaina: that accident is clear on i-35 northbound, so it is back open. keep in mind, it is still a little slippery. eric: thank you so much for starting your morning with us. [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic.]
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which is responsible for justice antonin scalia's death triggers a battle over his replacement. donald trump has a commanding lead in south carolina, but former president george w. bush hits the trail today hoping to give his brother a boost. plus the grammys are getting political. what to expect on music's
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but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.r." your world in 90 seconds. >> simply, i cannot think what i could do for an encore. i cannot think of any other job that i would find as interesting and as satisfying. >> remember justice antonin scalia. >> he died of natural causes on saturday. >> his body arrived in virginia late saturday night. if the democrats want to replace the nominee they need to win the election. >> the idea the republicans want to deny the president his basic constitutional right is beyond my com prehengs. >> i am sick and tired of him going after my family. >> an interesting debate for most everyone tos. >> a cold front and add to that a winter storm. >> winter weather and storm


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