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5 news midday. .we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for news midday.... with our road warrior for a look at outside. it was a close for the democratic candidates. back at the results.
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a drop-out and a shift in ranks last night among the republican presidential candidates. who has the free ticket out of iowa, we'll find out, coming up. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" nikki: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm nikki davidson. we'll start off with a look at weather with our chief meteorologist brad edwards. brad? brad/wxcenter: weather adlib:
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this morning, iowans will be dealing with snow as they start their day... city public works departments and the iowa d-o-t will have all hands on deck as the snow kicks in.... giving us a look at the conditions
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local five road warrior jacob peklo... how do the roads look so far jacob? jacob: nikki, .... we're looking at jacob: nikki, .... we're looking at quite a storm out here, although the winds have died down a little bit. as you can see right now, the heavy winds have picked up and there's a lot of snow that's blowing across the roadways. if you're going to work today after caucusing last night, you probably wish you didn't have to go in. we're on westown parkway right now. the snow, at this point is kind of packy. if you want to build a fort in your back yard, now is the time to do it. i'd say there's at least four inches down right now. nikki:
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conditions are not the only thing being affected by the incoming storm today... nikki: as schools announce closings ....today's snowfall has also prompted a delay for some special elections. secretary of state paul pate announced that the polls in these 17 counties will not open at seven a-m like planned. due to the weather, polling sites in these counties will open up at noon. the secretary of state's office says they will send out another notice if they need to delay anymore county elections. nikki: also developing now...a car versus pedestrian accident leaves one man dead... nikki: west des moines police say the man was hit while trying to cross the street near a pair of caucus sites. police were called out to the 7-thousand block of ashworth road, near saint francis church, just before 7 o'clock last night,
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stepped into the roadway, as a truck was passing by. the area doesn't have any crosswalks or signals for pedestrians. authorities say the driver thought he'd hit a deer, and pulled over to the side of the road. officer jason lichty, west des moines police dept. "at this point, according to witnesses, it sounds like he was driving normal traffic speed, maintaining a normal speed in his lane and there was nothing he could do to avoid the accident." nikki: the name of the man is not being released, pending family notification. the driver has now been identified as 55 year-old urbandale resident robert irving who was uninjured. nikki: let's get into our big story this morning....a very close race in the iowa caucus... nikki: this morning the hillary clinton camp has declared a win for the democratic frontrunner... as the numbers came in last night, it looked more like a virtual tie for clinton and her main rival bernie sanders. clinton held a lead that was less than one percent...much different than the republican caucus results. here's a look at the numbers....which were still being tallied until just over an hour ago... local five political analyst brent roske
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sanders campaign director about one of the problems holding up results from coming in last night. " its a problem with people not showing up.....didn't have the materials." nikki: sanders and clinton will face each other thursday night...taking part in a democratic town hall. that's just before the new hampshire primary next tuesday. nikki: but despite no clear winner last night, both democratic candidates still took to the stage to address their supporters.... " " (hillary clinton, (d) presidential candidate) "i am honored to stand in a long line of american reformers to make up our minds that the status quo is not good enough, that standing still is not an option, and that brings people together to find ways forward that will improve the lives of americans." (sen. bernie sanders, (d) presidential candidate): "the reason that we have done so well here in iowa. the reason i believe we'll do so well in new
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the other states that follow. the reason is the american people are saying no to a rigged economy. (cheers) nikki: clinton and sanders have now headed to new hampshire...focu sing on next week's primary. nikki: for republicans, a record turnout didn't stop them from declaring a winner in last night's caucuses. after weeks of back and forth between donald trump and ted cruz, the debate was settled by iowa voters... the turnout proved to be the key to these caucuses...and a key ingredient for cruz to "cruise" to the top... local 5's claire powell has more. " "with a record number of gop caucus voters, senator ted cruz surged past trump and rubio to win the iowa caucuses. thanking all of his supporters along the way" "god bless the great state of iwoa" a large republican turnout proved perfect for texas senator ted cruz in his
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over donald trump and marco rubio. "you wanan know what scare sthe washington cartel? actualyl not remotely, i dont scare them in the tiniest bit. what scares them is you" by his side on the stage, cruz's family and iowa republican leaders bob vander plaats, matt schultz and an emotional, iowa congressman steve king. "even if you had the best campaing. hes a terrific candidate, you can see how he did that by the way he moved people and they came to the caucus in iowa. im proud that they care that much abotu iowa values that decisions they made" 12 thousand iowa conservative voters- state tomorrow. "senator cruz wrapped up he's looking ahead to new hampshire nad south carolina. asking decision that iowa did. election claire powell" " caucuses not
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weakness in the presidential campaigns...but also cut down the number of contenders.. for republicans, mike huckabee announced his decision to end his run for the white house. the former arkansas governor actually won the 2008 caucus... and on the democrat side, martin o'malley also announced his decision to suspend campaigning. neither has been polling outside of single digits for most of the campaign. nikki: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the
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snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy midday... who came out on top after the iowa caucuses last night? nikki: a significant snowfall is heading to iowa, and local five's road warrior has the latest on road conditions... coming up nikki: next.... it's groundhog day! we'll find out if we'll have a longer winter or an early
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hd. we are iowa" : nikki: an exciting night for the iowa
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nikki/lam: a dead heat in the democratic race and some big surprises on the republican side now everyone is turning their eyes to new hampshire. abc's john karl is in des moines this morning. " cruz: god bless the great state of iowa! overnight - high turnout making for high drama as the first votes cast in the 2016 presidential election. cruz: iowa has sent a notice that the republican nominee and the next president of the united will be chosen ted cruz - trumping trump - who had lead polls in iowa. the brash billionaire - gracious in his defeat. trump: i want to congratulate ted, i think i might come here and buy farm." a "loser" despite a half million dollars out of his own pocket to be double checked saenz)) ((nyp says 3. 4 million here)) ((nbc says trump has spent 10.9 million in "on to new hampshire." he's setting his sights on new hampshire next week. trump: "we will go on
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the hell they throw up there. " but marco rubio - fisnishing in a strong third place. sot rubio "we have taken the first step. but an important step toward winning this election." and on the democratic side. hrc: "as i stand here tonight, breathing a big sigh of relief, thank you, iowa." (cheers) hillary clinton and bernie sanders finishing neck and neck. sanders sot: "while the results still are not known, we are in a virtual tie" (cheers) 9 months ago - clinton with a 40% lead, over sanders -sanders not even a registered member of the democratic party. the democratic race so tight in some precincts
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tie breakers had to be conducted by coin flip. nats coin cheers" nikki: it's groundhog day! today, the staten island zoo's most famous resident emerged around 7:30 this morning by way of a new "chuckevator" platform according to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow, we are in for six more weeks of winter. " " nikki: the new york mayor skipped
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been campaigning clinton. nikki: and... we'll check in with local 5's road warrior for a look outside.
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib:
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finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be sleet at times south side of the city falling north of the city. a dry slot will and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see temps will be able to during this time so swings through after
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across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by sunday.
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nikki: nikki: still to come on local five news midday... financial advisor cameron mccarty is on with some financial tips.
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cameron mccarty cameron mccarty trapped in a financial groundhog day? money moves to break free ever feel like you're living in your own version of the movie "groundhog day" --
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from the cycle is as easy as fixing a few common mistakes. groundhog day is tuesday, february 2. don't let another year go by making the same financial flubs! local financial professional cameron mccarty can explain what those mistakes are and how to get back on track. intro: ever feel like you're living in your own version of the movie "groundhog day" -- stuck in a financial rut? breaking free from the cycle is as easy as fixing a few common mistakes. local financial professional cameron mccarty, owner of vivid tax advisory services is here to talk about the 5 common financial flubs we all make and how we can get back on track. q: why are so many people living in a financial groundhog day? 40% of americans say they're living paycheck to paycheck, making it difficult to save money, both for short-term and long- term goals. (source if you choose to use
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breaking the cycle is fixing some common mistakes. 1. late payments: make sure you stay organized and pay your bills on time. whether it's household bills or credit card payments, if you are paying late fees, you are throwing money away. plus, late payments can hurt your credit score, which can result in higher interest rates and make it harder for you to get financing for purchases like a car or home. you may want to look into options like auto- pay to keep your payments consistently on time. 2. overlooking interest: here's your wake up call. the average person in (insert state) will pay $(insert dollar amount) in interest in their lifetime. that includes interest on credit cards, car and house loans. (source if you choose to use stat: report by credit.com). build your payoff plan by putting all your
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hd. we are iowa" : brad/wxcenter: weather adlib: nikki: pat hazell and karen morgan from my funny valentine weather adlib: nikki:
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morgan from my funny valentine appearance details media: woi-tv (abc) with sabrina ahmed and elias johnson 2016 time: 11:30 a.m. - arrival: (live) hazell and karen morgan pat's bio: showtime hazell "one of the five funniest people in america." his 25 years of experience as a writer, producer, and director have made him a go-to-guy for new american theater. he is one of the original writers for nbc's seinfeld, a tonight
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playwright, and a contributing commentator to national public radio. he is recognized for his genuinely funny americana humor. as a playwright, pat's first endeavor bunk bed brothers was optioned by columbia pictures, then gained the attention of the tv industry and was filmed as the sit-com, american pie, for nbc. karen's bio: a former trial attorney, she began her comedy career in 2005 as a finalist in nick at nite's search for the funniest mom in america. since then, karen has appeared in theatres and comedy clubs across the country including the laugh factory in los angeles, caroline's in new york city, and comedy connection in boston. her radio clips can be heard on sirius xm radio. in 2012, she won the improv comedy club's national comic search in las vegas. her book "you might be a mama" was published by peter randall publishing in 2005. talking points: my funny valentine
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tuesday, feb. 2 through sunday, feb. 7, 2016. the production is part of the 2015-16 prairie meadows temple comedy series, presented by des moines performing arts. comedians pat hazell, one of the original writers for nbc's seinfeld and a veteran of the tonight show, and karen morgan finalist in nick at nite's search for the funniest mom in america and the 2012 winner of the improv's national comic search, will join forces for an evening of hilarious and heartwarming stand-up comedy. my funny valentine topics include
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" nikki: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm nikki davidson. brad/wxcenter: weather adlib:
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for the g-o-p from last night's caucuses... nikki: iowans turned out in record numbers for the republican caucuses...leadin g to a clear victory for ted cruz. the texas senator moving far ahead of donald trump who had been leading in the polls for quite some time. the pair had been battling in a war of words leading up to the iowa caucus...with trump even choosing not to take part in last week's republican debate. as we take a look at the numbers, another surprising factor from the results, a surge for marco rubio, who almost made it into second place. here's more from the rubio campaign. " " we are here at the marco rubio after party, in downtown des moines, and following the results of tonights caucus. the mode here is perrty happy people are celibrating they
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finished a close third place in the republicain caucus tonight. just one percentage point below donald trump. now he did address the crowd tonight with his family and said he is the con. republican canadite that will unite the party, and grow the party. he says he is also the one to take on hillary or sanders. rubio: now the moment has arrived for this generation of americans to rise up to the calling of our heritage now the time has come for us to take our place and do what we must and when i'm elected president of these great united states we will do our part (applause) "did alot better here than just about anybody expected we would do coming out of iowa with a ton of momentum iowans saw marco's optimistic vision for 21st century and they embraced it." nikki: and marco bubio told the crowd tonight that he will be back in iowa next fall as the republican president nominee for now he is headed to new hampshire
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local election headquarters i'm nikki davidson nikki: the fall from slowed down the trump positive things to say following joking about iowa... his supporters also took the second place in stride... elias says: "surprised from tonight's results?" david wehmas - tump "a little bit, but alittle we tend to surprise brent rosky - political analyst "huge surprise tonight, again, trumps message was we're going to win so much we're going to get tired of winning. he came in second in the first contest in something he'd never done before, this is his first contest as a politician, so the winning, winning winning came in secodn so, yeah big surprise to a lotof people." nikki: despite trump's second place finish and close battle for second, supporters are not ready to panic and think he'll bounce back in new hampshire. nikki: just a couple hours ago, hillary clinton's campaign declared victory in the iowa caucus....after spending much of the night in a virtual tie with top rival bernie
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results were tallied, clinton's lead was so small, many called it a race too close to project. the pair will see each other again later this week as they take part in a democratic town hall thursday night... here's a look at the numbers from the iowa caucuses...showi ng just how close it was between the top two... nikki: local five is keeping a close eye on the road conditions this morning as iowans prepare for their commute to work. our own road warrior jacob peklo is out on the roads, giving us a live look at conditions, let's check in with him now... jacob? jacob: elias, sabrina....we're looking at quite a storm out here. as you can see right now, the heavy winds have picked up and there's a lot of snow that's blowing across the roadways. if you're going to work today after caucusing last night, you probably wish you didn't have to go in. we're on westown parkway (or wherever we're at) right now. the snow, at this point is kind of packy.
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now is the time to do it. i'd say there's at least two inches down right now. nikki: meteorologist sam schrier two inches down right now. nikki: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow
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morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east
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tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold caucuses in schools or community centers with lines out the door of people waiting to caucus... but in some locations... its not about how big the crowd is...its about how little the room is. here is an a look inside a special kind of caucus in rippey iowa... " "nikki: the way the democrats caucus here is a little different... its actually in a living room. we're going to walk you through what you can expect to see. it's a little unusual they'll be walking through the kitchen over here where they'll get registered. "i was kind of shocked it was at a house" for 52 caucus goers...civic duty... looked a lot like a neighborhood block party... "hey girl how are you" that started with good ole' iowa nice... 'all in favor, aye" until it became clear this was room...almost evenly split between hillary clinton "she has experience, professional" and bernie sanders... "old fashioned, going against corperate america" that creates a tenison
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president" that gets even the nicest of neighbors... like john means.... riled up. "hes got big ideas what good is that" in room full of people not willing to back down. they're not going to elect him, etc etc yelling." but after a few minutes of heat... the caucus is over... and these people go back to being what they've always been... iowa neighbors. i don't think anyone leaves with hard feelings. for your local election headquarters, i'm nikki davidson. nikki: the results from rural precinct three... two delegates went to hillary clinton... and one to bernie sanders. none of the caucus goers were uncommitteed..an d none caucused for martin o'malley. nikki: still to come on local 5 news midday... (weather) sam has the details in central iowa's most accurate forecast next.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will turn in to very heavy snow through the morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially
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the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph range with gusts up to 40 mph. the rest of the forecast is dry and fairly nice with highs climbing back into the 30s and near 40 by
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sam: nikki:
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nikki: nikki: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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elias: hello rachel! thank you for your message and i apologies for the delay. we would love to be on your show. february 2nd would work the best for us. feb. 2 - 11:20 or 11:50 a.m. i'll be traveling next week but will be checking emails. i believe it will be me that'll be joining you on the show :) let me know if that date works for you and what time, and if you need anything
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sam weather adlib: the first major snow storm and blizzard is finally upon us and we are definitely in for a lot of snow and dangerous driving conditions. light snow in the very early morning hours will
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morning commute and into the early afternoon hours, especially in west and northern iowa. on top of heavy snow amounts there will be a large amount of wind keeping visibility low and causing large drifting especially across less traveled country roads. during the morning hours des moines will see mostly snow but we will be mixing that snow with sleet at times especially on the south side of the city with the heaviest snow falling north of the city. a dry slot will overtake southern and central iowa in the afternoon cutting us off from much of the snow and rain but still allowing for northwest iowa to see lighter blowing snow. temps will be able to rise above freezing during this time so when the final wave swings through after 5pm tonight we will see rain turning into snow across central iowa and much lighter snow to our north. the snow should exit the state to the east nearly completely by tomorrow morning but we will be left with a very windy and cold day. speaking of the winds, it will be windy all day but especially this evening where sustained speeds will be in the 20 to 30 mph
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