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first on 13... des moines police are investigating the city's 21st homicide of 20-15... officers were called to 5201 south union street on a report of a shooting. that was around eleven last night. they found two people with gunshot wounds inside the apartment building... the man was pronounced dead at the scene... while the woman was taken to a hospital to be treated. police say they're interviewing witnesses... but haven't made
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arrests yet. more information is expected to be released later this morning. des moines crews are hoping to tame some of the travel headaches... 7 o'clock, we'll go two shifts, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. - around the clock - until the streets are 100% back to normal winter driving conditions. salt brine was laid on each of the city's 17 snow routes yesterday. the material prevents snow from packing on the roads. and crews had plenty to work with... only 300 thousand dollars of the city's 3 point 2 million dollar budget has been used so far. it's a similar story in the suburbs... where officials say residents play a big part in the removal process. all streets in west des moines need to be clear with the snow
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routes are already no parking but a lot of the residential streets can wait to the last second and get their driveways cleared out and vehicles in the driveway so that snowplows can come through. several more cities have issued snow ordinances... and parking instructions vary between each. the friendly skies aren't looking so friendly today either... as you can see... there is one cancellation at the "des moines international airport" so far.... officials are anticipating several more because of severe weather
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wild weather has claimed the lives of more than a dozen americans... several tornadoes ripped through much of texas over the weekend. in garland... an e-f-4 brought more than 200 miles per hours winds... killing at least 11 people. a blizzard is also bearing down on the western part of the state...
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and heavy rains brought massive flooding to missouri... causing at least 6 deaths. the iowa red cross assists victims of natural disasters... and now its asking for help in return. we help people when they are in their most time of need, when they are typically not expecting and we are also a donor driven organization so we need people to support the red cross so we can continue the work we do in our communities officials say iowans responded to 176 major disasters this year... the highest number in 3 years. and that statistic climbs dramatically within the state... more than 700 iowans impacted by fires, flooding, and tornadoes received red cross assistance. if you'd like to help the organization keep up its operations... visit
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another person is behind bars for their role in a davenport house fire... police say 27 year old christopher knepp was manufacturing a drug... when the home at 500 south concord street caught fire last week. 4 kids were inside at the time... but managed to get out safely... while knepp was taken to the hospital. he faces arson charges. 24 year old megan ray is already facing drug and child endangerment charges in the case. newton police are asking for your help finding a missing girl... 12 year old charlene rachelle brown was reported missing christmas eve. as you can see.. she has brown eyes and hair.. and weighs about 135 pounds. she was last seen at her home and is believed to be with "non-custodial family." anyone with information is asked to call police at the number on your screen. the city of des moines wants to help you with your christmas
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"metro waste authority's" winter tree collection starts today... and runs through january 8th. one green "compost it!" sticker must be attached to each. stickers are a dollar 25 at most grocery, hardware, and convenience stores. trees must also be free of decorations. wreaths are not accepted. we're just days away from a rosey start to the new year. iowa is making its first rose bowl appearance in 25 years.... and the hawkeyes feel prepared... they're as healthy as they've been all year... and they'll need everyone against one of the nation's top offenses in stanford. i think having a clear cut
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a sold out crowd is expected on friday. the 102nd rose bowl kicks off at 4-10 p-m... iowa time. our coverage begins later today...keith murphy flies off to california later this morning. the big game has taken all eyes off the iowa basketball team... the hawkeyes are 9 and 3 on the season... after beating tennessee tech last week. and they kick off conference play in the biggest way possible...they host number one michigan state. that takes place at "carver hawkeye arena" tomorrow night at 8... on the big 10 network. michigan state is not the same team without its biggest star, senior denzel valentine...the spartans needed overtime to take
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new year, new you... many the gym" to their resolution list. hear how experts say increasing exercise could help fight off everything from the flu... to cancer... coming up. a winter storm warning is in place for all of central iowa
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the last week of 2015 is going to go out with a blast. along and south of i-80, the winter storm warning from 3 am monday until midnight. north of i-80, the winter storm warning begins at 6 am monday until 6 am tuesday. snow is expected to lift into southern iowa early monday morning and should arrive to des moines and the i-80 corridor by 5 am. the snow will
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the day. winds will be strong from the northeast at 20 to 25 mph and gusts up to 35 mph. this may lead to near whiteout and blizzard conditions at times. the axis of heaviest snow looks to have shifted slightly east with 6 to 10 inches of snow is possible in central and eastern iowa. western iowa now may see slightly lower totals. areas of thundersnow may also be possible. southeast iowa may even see enough warm air aloft moving in that they could see freezing rain and sleet morning through mid-afternoon. some ice accumulations of a 1/4" are possible in that part of the state. the snow will after 8 pm. tuesday will be cloudy and a problem. the end of the week and beginning of 2016 will be dry and cold with single digit lows and highs in the 20s. gyms will soon see a spike in attendance... as millions of gyms will soon see a spike in
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get moving. after the break... hear how building up stamina and strength will
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praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. bernie sanders 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 sandersand i approve this message. year's resolution list. stephanie gosk shows us why. "drop it straight down, you guys are great"
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rarely gets a cold and has never had the flu. "come on!" "i came from working a 9 to 5 job where i was sitting in a cubicle for many hours, every single day. so i think this transition has helped me to become such a healthier and more well rounded individual." now scientists say all that exercise could actually be helping her fight disease. "the effects of exercise on the immune system are profound. i mean even very brief short term exercise can cause huge, albeit very transient changes in the immune system." richard simpson studies health and human performance at this lab at the university of houston. he says his research has found that people who do moderate exercise -- that means hitting the gym three to four times a week for 20 to 30 minutes -- have stronger immune systems. "their immune cells are better at recognizing and killing cancer cells. they also respond better to viral infections and their ability to recognize bacteria and eliminate bacteria is improved." "here's what
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have shown .. every time we exercise our blood becomes flush with immune cells... about three to four times more than usual. and when we stop exercising, the body often uses these extra cells to help fight off invading germs." another recent study from south korean scientists found regular exercise repeatedly stresses the body and that actually helps refine the immune system, making it more effective. scientists say any amount of fitness will have some benefit. that's why abby continues to inspire her cycle class. "i think it's really important to get active, to get moving, listening to yourself but also getting in a
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america is not just electing apresident, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes to make sure our country is safe and strong.
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central iwa. har how mch now 're expected to gt... and how long its expected to stick around... planning ahead... iowans filled their carts at the grocery store over the weekend. see what items they were stocking up on... ahead of the snowfall... homicide investigation... police are looking for suspects in a deadly des moines shooting...
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it's monday, december 28th.
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