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bin accident... good evening, i'm sonya heitshusen. and i'm dan winters. two men were working at the grain bin, when one of them disappeared underneath the corn... the owner of the bin quickly called 9-1-1 to his farm... located near murray.... which is near the clarke and union county line... authorities say eric reasland... a hired hand was breaking up a layer of crust that developed on top of the grain. the owner ran the auger, while reasland chipped away at the crust. after nearly ten minutes, the owner checked on reasland, but couldn't find him. rescue crews punched several holes in the bin in an attempt to save reasland... but it was too late. 11:48:05 what they do is vent the grain bin to get the grain rolling in all directions. you don't vent it, it sucks him in deeper. 11:48:15 to the cut i suppose five holes and now they got grain vacs in there trying to pull grain
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directions so they can get down to the subject. 11:48:25 reasland was pulled out of the bin about three hours after he disappeared. crews performed c-p-r, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital. investigators are now focusing on a pond, as they search for a missing des moines teenager. 17 - year - old sam kemp disappeared this weekend. he was last seen at a party in granger... channel 13's jodi whitworth is following this story. she joins us with more.... authorities are calling the search for sammy kemp one of the most extensive searches in recent memory but family members are saying search crews are not doing enough 365618 - hes 17 years old, anything could happen. he could be out in the woods hurt, cant get to a phone anything and your just handling it like hes another run away candice carr is the missing boy's sister. she says family members are eager to search for sammy themselves..
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conducting their own organized search. since monday crews have looked in and around a pond where the boy was last seen after a party on saturday. polk county authorities say nothing can be ruled out at this point... 015913 - were interviewing witnesses, trying to eliminate different things and try to get more information. we need more leads so we can try and follow up on those and determined what happened here and find sam weather has been a factor all week... but tomorrow morning several different agencies will will expand the search by land, water and air hoping to yield some results a follow up tonight... on some breaking news we brought you last night at six... des moines police released the name of the man hit by a car on hubbell avenue. police say 61 year old james pascasio was hit by a car while crossing hubbell avenue... at east 42nd
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the 19-year old driver isn't facing any charges at this time. police say it appears that neither speed nor impairment contributed to the accident. and some breaking news tonight... firefighters evacuated a downtown apartment building about an hour ago. the fire broke out just before five at the mercy park apartment.s. investigators say it started in an oven on the fourth floor. the fire is now out. but crews still on the scene... ventilating the building. no one was hurt. an animal advocacy group says iowa is one of the worst states for animal protection laws. one of the worst states for animal protection laws. the animal defense fund ranked iowa 49 out of 50 states. it says the short-comings in our laws include, weak penalties on cruelty cases or no restrictions on future ownership following animal abuse convictions. tom colvin from the animal rescue league says he's not surprised by the ranking. he's been working on a revision iowa's animal protection laws for the past year. he's hopeful this report can spur change at the
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06:14:04 i'm optimistic together iowans can put this message through let their legislature know that change is necessary and together we can get it changed 06:14:19 the changes in the law would cover dogs, cats, and other animals but not farm animals. it appears developers of the downtown convention center hotel will be able to cash in on a controversial investment program. developers are counting on 20- million-dollars in funding from the e- b-five program. the program allows foreign nationals get a green cards in exchange for investing at least half a million dollars in u-s projects. e-b-5 was set to expire today, but congress has extended the program until september 30th of next year. the hotel is set to open in march of 20- 18.. good news for many metro drivers... fleur drive reopened sooner than expected. the barricades came down around three this afternoon... the raccoon river is at 16-feet.
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and quickly started dropping. sections of george flagg parkway and southwest 30th are still closed... gray's lake park and many of the trails are also off limits. a busy highway north of still closed. 1-69 shut down late last night. 1-69 shut down late last night. the raccoon river is creeping too close to the road.... but you will find the car dealership still open. the car store store front is just feet from the water. much colder temperatures are on the way the next couple days. much colder temperatures are on the way the next couple days. highs will rebound to the upper 40s by sunday. next week will remain warm....the chances for a white christmas are melting away. and iowa state basketball star naz long talks about sitting
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of the season... what prevented him from getting back on the court. not even 12 hours after last night's debate, marco rubio's campaign is in the metro. his message for iowa voters... and the jabs he takes at an emerging front runner when we come back. it was destination iowa for
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just eleven hours after he walked off the debate stage in las vegas...he held a
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rubio had a serious theme to his campaign speech today. political director dave price shows us why he made terrorism topic number one. 2100 a smile for a selfie with a possible supporter...sure. marco rubio did that a few dozen times here in ankeny. but on stage...after his introduction. our identity is under assault."
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politifact says rubio overdid it last night ripping on ted cruz.
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up rubio's claim that cruz would let undocumented immigrants gain legal status in the u-s. another repulican candidate is heading to ankeny. john kasich is holding a town hall meeting. in hawkeye park. the event kicks off at 7-30. democratic front runner, hillary clinton is back in hawkeye country. 14:51:52 - 14:52:05 so right bowl... i need your undivided attention. clinton stopped in at the old brick church in iowa city today. she says if elected, she'll pass the so called "buffet rule." the proposal would make households that earn a million dollars a year... pay a tax rate of 30 percent. warren buffet... who endorsed clinton earlier today.... came
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statue near capitol... much colder temperatures are on the way the next couple days. highs will rebound to the upper 40s by sunday. next week will remain warm....the chances for a white christmas are melting away. naz mitrou-long proved he can play on two surgically repaired hips, for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month
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for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging, cap out-of-pocket costs, and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under control for lynn's family and for yours.
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anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings and votes just to campaign, like marco rubio? 27 generals and admirals support jeb bush. because jeb has the experience and knowledge to protect your family. right to rise usa is responsible
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but not the way naz wanted. naz announced he's shutting it down for the season. long played 8 games, averaging 12 points, but proved a defensive liability. he also had considerable pain. mitrou-long decided to pursue a medical redshirt. cyclones without naz mitrou-long, but with deonte burton, take on northern iowa saturday night at 6. preceding that game, this one: the hawkeyes and bulldogs tip at 3:30 p.m. the big four classic is sold out. kirk ferentz hopes to do something hayden fry never did: win the rose
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something else fry didn't, ferentz wins eddie robinson coach of the year. ferentz is the first iowa coach to win the award. the football writers association taking a wins, and the big ten west championship. ferentz also won big ten coach of the year for the fourth time. it's official: desmond king all- american, and the first from michigan. the american football coaches association brings the curtain down on all-america teams. every one of them names the iowa junior as a first team cornerback. king has a big ten best 8 picks. king and company play the rose bowl new year's day. stanford is a 7 point favorite. team coverage from the rose bowl in pasadena begins december 28th. these four guys will be there, but there's no guarantee we'll
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wearing the same exact suits. don't want to be misleading... this just in: the waukee girls are good. the defending state champs started the season ranked #1, and lived up to it last night, taking down always tough dowling. waukee knows it won't be easy to stay unbeaten: the top five teams in the waukee knows it won't be easy to stay unbeaten: the top five teams in the state all play in the c-i-m-l. chris guess/waukee coach carlie littlefield/waukee junior waukee plays at centennial friday night. john sears has more on the
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist.
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passed more amendments in a republican congress than any other member. cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. the channel 13 news at ten..
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man thought they'd found justice after their son's killer was sentenced to 50 years in prison. but now, they are now speaking out after learning where he'll serve out his sentence... why they say it's not enough.... before we go... the force is strong in the metro... star wars fans are excited for this week's release of the force awakens... and some are preparing for a marathon first. the century 20 at jordan creek town center in west des moines is showing all seven star wars films... in a row. it starts at three a-m... the phantom menace airs first... and the marathon ends.. with the showing of the force awakens at seven tomorrow night. all 300 tickets sold out. join us for today in iowa, tomorrow morning. josh ngyuen will be at the theater alongside fans. next on the news at nine... flood waters begin to recede.. roads re-open.. and one business is praying for snow.. alongside fans. next on the news at nine...
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