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alyx: -- elizabeth: things for waking up with kcci this morning. eric: it is 5:00 on wednesday, march 2. metinka: we are going to need all that warm winter gear. 18 in des moines. check out clarion, now at one degree above zero. it is a good thing the winds have settled down here it -- settle down. headed for a high in the 40's. sprinkles and snow showers by this evening. sparkles will be left over for thursday. it looks to be the coldest day of the next eight. check out these numbers. over the weekend, 50's and 60's. next week, 60's with the potential for thundershowers. elizabeth: in commitment 2016 news, hillary clinton and donald trump are taking victory laps this morning after sweeping a series of super tuesday states last night. nikole killion is in washington with more on what it means for the state of the race.
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today, while donald trump has no scheduled events after their super wins last night. >> what a super tuesday. nikole: super sweep. >> the next president of the united states, donald trump. nikole: donald trump and hillary clinton cleaning up in a super night with wins in seven states. now turning their fire towards each other. >> believe me, i am a unifier. once we get all of this finished, i am going to go after one person that is hillary clinton. >> we've got work to do but that work, that work is not to make america great again, america never stopped being great. nikole: trying to catch clinton bernie sanders nabbed four states including his home state of vermont. >> when we stand together we will be victorious. nikole: while ted cruz defended his turf in texas and neighboring oklahoma. >> head-to-head our campaign beats donald trump resoundingly. nikole: and marco rubio clinched
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>> we've all been underdogs but we will win. nikole: down but not out ohio governor john kasich and ben carson who both vowed to stay in the race for now. in washington, i'm nikole killion. elizabeth: here's a state-by-state look at some of last night's results. donald trump won georgia, virginia, arkansas, alabama, tennessee, massachusetts and vermont. ted cruz won in alaska, oklahoma, and texas. and marco rubio won minnesota. on the democratic side, hillary clinton won in alabama, arkansas, georgia, massachusetts, tennessee, texas, and virginia. bernie sanders won vermont, oklahoma, colorado and minnesota. eric: at the white house tuesday, top senate leaders met with president obama to discuss the vacancy in the supreme court. afterward, kcci's steve karlin sat down exclusively with one of those senators, iowa's chuck grassley. grassley and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell have vowed to block any nominee
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justice antonin scalia. senator grassley tells kcci the meeting tuesday was cordial and productive. >> we spent about half the time on the supreme court. it wasnt a meeting where we were trying to change people's minds. eric: senator grassley says president obama made it very clear that he will put up a nominee. the speculation is that he will nominate someone for the supreme court who will make it politically difficult for the republicans to not at least consider. elizabeth: more big stories now, soon a judge will decide whether or not to convict troy mure junior of vehicular homicide, in the death of his girlfriend scalicity perez. she was killed in a high-speed single-car crash on 35th street in des moines in november. mure took the stand tuesday, saying he was driving more than 80 miles per hour because he was being chased by someone with a gun in another car, in decorah, the defense will continue presenting its case today in the alex fazzino murder trial. he's charged with first-degree
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she was found dead in a bathtub in january 2012. prosecutors say she was strangled and possible drowned. alex's mom testified tuesday saying emily seemed to be having health problems at the time of her death. eric: metro mail problems. an update to a story we first brought you in january. dozens of viewers contacted kcci frustrated with missing mail and packages delivered weeks late. this morning, kcci has discovered most of the problems stem from the west suburban station in clive. a west des moines man says his mail still comes in sporadic mass deliveries. items date back to december including christmas cards, birthday money even vehicle , registration documents. he says service has improved since our story in january, but has a long way to go. >> we do receive mail i won't say that we receive mail everyday as one would think that you might.
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eric: postmaster cheryl love told us in january her workers have been trying to keep up with a population spike and an increase in parcel deliveries. we reached out for comment last night but have not heard back. at the statehouse, a bill is working its way through the house that would stop iowa from requiring front license plates on vehicles. right now iowa is one of 31 states that require both front and rear license plates. installing a front license plate costs about $200 on average. cars found without one receive and $87 ticket. so far the bill has passed the house transportation committee, no word if it will be debated on the house floor. elizabeth: after a year-long journey, american astronaut scott kelly is finally back on earth. shaina humphries is following this. so shaina where is kelly now? shaina: elizabeth, right now he is in kazakhstan, where he and two russian cosmonauts landed last night. here's video of kelly being pulled from the landing capsule. kelly arrived at the international space station last march, and spent an
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in space, to study the long-term effects of zero gravity on the human body. later today he'll be flown to houston to undergo a series of tests. kelly says one thing he's looking forward to, is jumping in a pool. also developing overnight. a tornado strikes near birmingham, alabama. this is some of the damage left from the storm. officials there say four people were injured, two of them were taken to the hospital but their conditions are unknown this morning. several trees and power lines were toppled. crews will be on scene later today to assess the damage. and at 5:06, metinka, no severe weather but it is still cold. metinka: bundle up. we lost another degree. now down to 17. at least the wind is calm. today, we are expecting clear skies are going to be overtaken by clouds. today is not going to be as nice as it should be. i am going to give it a c minus.
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sprinkles or flurries are possible by this evening. this is a great temperature trend. over the weekend, the decent 60's are back, and they stick with us. eric: good news. sports news now, the hawkeye heartbreak continues. after going down 14 points in the second half, iowa climbed back tuesday against indiana, only to lose at the buzzer. tony seeman was with the team after the loss to talk about righting the ship this late in the season. tony: it was a heartbreaker here at carver hawkeye arena. it was a game-tying three. after the game, head coach was quick to say his team is making improvements. it is not showing up in the when-loss column here at -- column. >> no other way to put it. put it the direct way. better day tomorrow and it will continue to get better.
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the wisconsin game that we were in the penn state game. we go on the road, we are in a position to win. same thing happened today. >> i thought we for them hard. we lost control of the game in the second half and that really killed us. we showed some toughness. >> when you look at the game, there is improvement in progress. it is hard to take away the things from that and take away you are making progress when you don't win games. >> it is going to take us a couple of years to get out of it. we have made tons of strides already. we just keep getting better. tonight we have a chance to win it. honeycomb regular season finale on the road, taking on michigan on sunday. tony seeman, kcci, iowa's news leader. eric: as tony said, iowa will look to redeem themselves saturday on the road against
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tip-off is in ann arbor at 7:00 p.m. on the big ten network. elizabeth: and the iowa state cyclones also wrap up their regular season saturday. they take on the top team in the nation right now, kansas. tip-off is at 3:00 p.m. on espn. for the women's teams, it's tournament time. iowa state heads to oklahoma city on friday, coming off a loss last night to west virginia. the cyclones are going into the big 12 tournament as the 8 seed, they'll take on texas tech on friday in the quarterfinals. winner goes on to play top seeded baylor. and the iowa hawkeyes are going into the big ten women's tournament as the 9 seed. they also play on friday, against eighth seeded michigan in indianapolis. winner goes on to play top seeded maryland. eric: at the high school level, girls' state basketball is in full swing in downtown des moines. tuesday saw quarterfinal action for class 3a and 4a, including a big win for nevada over sioux center in 3a. the cubs ended up on top 59 to 44 to move on to tomorrow's semifinals, when they'll face center point urbana. today, it's a big day for central iowa teams.
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and 5a teams hit the hardwood. kcci's alyx sacks is live from wells fargo arena. alyx, when do games start today? alyx: eric, it is a very exciting morning here it is going to start at 10:00 a.m. with the tip off at lewis essential -- lewis essential. believe it or not, this is the 97th state basketball tournament. a lot of tradition and history. i am told that attendance is looking great here it is been a very successful week already. a very successful weekend for those championships. we are talking more about the history. eric, you said -- when i talked to officials they say that is a valid history here. the last game of six on six, played in 1993. when we talk about attendance
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they say they get about 55,000 people. the tickets are $10. it brings great economic impact. officials tell me they have a $3 million impact on the des moines area. there is no state funding that goes into the girls basketball. within the athletic department, so they say these ticket sales, they are critical for the i will girls sports athletic association to get done what they need to get done. coming up, we do have these games tipping off. the first one at 10:00 a.m.. then it is harlan and marion. at five a, we have indianola playing landmark. johnson and southeast polk. ankeny centennial is taking on davenport north. cedar falls and waukee. the final game today. that tipoff is at 6:45. coming up in 30 minutes.
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-- for now, back to you. eric: and some drama during the game between dowling catholic and ankeny. a clock discrepancy with under a minute left in the game infuriated ankeny coach john petersen. this is on the boys side. he was ejected with just 22 seconds left on the clock, only trailing the maroons by two. dowling then made 5 straight free throws, securing a controversial 69 to 58 win and a trip to state. dowling will take on valley for the class 4a quarterfinals. taking on abortion. today, the supreme court hears arguments on one of the most important abortion cases in the last quarter of a century. the precedent the case could set. elizabeth: and hackers in the home. how your smart gadgets may be putting your family at risk, and how experts say you can protect yourself. shaina: things are looking pretty good outside. you should not run into any issues.
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this is i-235 and east 21st street did the roads are dry and it should be an easier day.
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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: dress warmly today. it feels like winter. it looks like it across northern iowa. temps have fallen back into the single digits. holding above zero in mason city. it will be very chilly this morning. the winds have settled down, so -- clouds will be thickening this afternoon. clouds will be better than yesterday. heading for 43 degrees. changing over snow -- changing over to snow in the north. tomorrow will be cool once again. highs will be quickly warming through the weekend back into the 60's. more 60's on the way for next week. shaina: this morning the supreme court will hear arguments over abortion regulations in texas, and whether they place undue burden on women. this all stems from a 2013 law that requires doctors who
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hospitals. since that law was enacted, about half of texas' abortion clinics shut down. this is the biggest abortion case the court has taken up in nearly 25 years. the fbi and apple squared off on capitol hill for the first time tuesday since federal prosecutors asked a judge to force the tech company to unlock a phone belonging to one of the san bernardino terrorists. apple's top lawyer argued any hacking software it provides the fbi will set a precedent and encroach on the public's privacy and security. fbi director james comey testified they are unable to get into syed farook's phone without apple's help. eric: back here in the metro apartment rental rates surged in 2015. the des moines register reports the average cost for a one-bedroom apartment shot up 7.7%. the rate hike may not last though. more than 4000 apartments are being built in the metro area and most of those are expected to open in the next year. wall street started march on a positive note.
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points. the nasdaq had its biggest gain since august up more than 131 points. and the s&p 500 was up about 46. because of the recent listeria scare whole foods has recalled all of its maytag raw milk blue cheese nationwide. tests done at maytag's plant in newton found listeria bacteria in two lots. maytag has suspended both production and distribution of the cheese and whole foods says no illnesses have been reported. homes are becoming more and more connected to the internet. but these smart devices have hidden risks that could make you an easy target for hackers. baby monitors, refrigerators, even toys now come with cameras and internet capabilities. they all have processors that transmit and receive data. tod beardsley is a tech security researcher. he says gadgets that send out information can also let hackers
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>> we're going to have something like 20 billion of these devices online right 2020. first name, last name, zip code, date of birth. i have a pretty good data set that i can either use directly for crime or i can sell it. eric: experts say changing your devices passwords often is a must. you should also check your devices for software updates and turn off your devices when they're not actively in use. elizabeth: a new treat may be coming to a mcdonalds near you. check this out. the fast food chain is now offering the cadbury creme egg mcflurry. it's a combination of the soft serve mcflurry topped with pieces of creme eggs. it's only available in australia and the u.k. right now. but if it's a hit it might come to the u.s. eric: i heard it was something easter related and i thought it was those peeps. that has potential good we are a month or so away.
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metinka: he will be warm enough for ice cream. i would take a hot beverage. 17 degrees in des moines. cold. tenses are headed for seasonal averages, into the low 40's. we are going to start out with sunshine but the clouds will quickly move in. maybe some flurries this evening. from fort dodge to waterloo, the coldest readings this morning either side of zero. ottumwa, not too bad at 13. lamoni starting out at 18 degrees. no precip across central iowa. clouds are increasing across southwest iowa. these clouds will be streaming in here with once again a chance for snow coming overnight tonight here it here is futurecast. by 6:00 p.m., there could be if you hit or miss sprinkles here it flurries across eastern parts of the state.
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north and east of the metro, that is where the snow chances will be from fort dodge overthrew waterloo. this will continue over midnight. we will be tapering back down to a couple of flurries. we are heading for a big warm up after that. not much in the way of accumulation expected. about a half inch of snow from fort dodge and upward of two to four inches of snow to the east central part of the state. right now, no new snow is falling. the wind chill now in des moines, a cold 10 degrees. we will have sprinkles and evening. a light wintry mix tonight. to the north. morning flurries. it is going to be a chilly day. friday looks pretty good with
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50's and 60's over the weekend. next week, how about thundershowers and 60's. metinka: let's check in on the commute. shaina? shaina: and easier morning than yesterday. none of that snow flying around. thanks should be pretty good. i will show you where those mobile speed units are located today.
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who had the winds, theful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved to relieve both your itchy, watery eyes and congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. complete allergy relief or incomplete. let your eyes decide. flonase changes everything. elizabeth: welcome back to kcci. super tuesday results and review. this morning hillary clinton and donald trump are touting
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in about a dozen states took to the primary polls. eric: and some are saying the races are now pretty much over. political analyst marc sandalow joins us live from washington to look over the results. so marc is donald trump now the presumptive republican nominee? marc: the only way to stop trump is all of his rivals to unite did not only is it unthinkable, it is not clear they could stop him. trump one decisive victories in massachusetts and georgia which shows you the reach of his appeal. it is hard to see a political misstep would cost him all that much. he has already insulted mexicans, muslims, john mccains military record here to washington is waking up to the reality that donald trump is
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elizabeth: do you think bernie sanders still has a shot. marc: no, he was never able to pick up enough support outside of his big sweet spot which is voters under 30 and wealthy white voters. hillary clinton at this point has a pretty clear trajectory. the difference between her and donald trump? she has her party behind her. he has yet to have the republican party establishment behind him. eric: could this drag out for a while? marc: for two more weeks. we have another primary in michigan, next tuesday. the big days, two weeks from yesterday is march 15. that is one florida votes and marco rubio can't win his home state, he is out of there. and ohio. if john kasich cannot win his home state, he is gone.
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it is safe to call him the presumptive nominee. eric: thanks marc sandalow live in washington. elizabeth: we've got more news stories straight ahead on kcci. including the grassley sit-down. what the iowa senator has to say after meeting with president obama. how they plan to move forward on the empty supreme court seat. plus scott kelly is back on earth. what he accomplished in his year in space. it's girls state basketball week here in des moines.
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with high-speed internet from centurylink. call now. elizabeth: right now on kcci. super tuesday is a wrap. hillary clinton and donald trump both dominate the polls. which candidates took which states. where the candidates shift their focus on now, and the next big competition ahead. eric: plus, a kcci exclusive. senator charles grassley sits down with kcci following a sit down with president obama. how the discussion went in the white house over the open supreme court seat. >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this morning. alysx: a big day on the hardwood.
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morning, we look at the history bank behind this tournament. elizabeth: i don't know about you guys but i had to wear a heavy winter coat this morning. metinka: it definitely feels like winter with temperatures in the north on either side of zero. in des moines we are at 17, the wind has settled down. at least there are a few worries out there. you will have to bundle up. but clouds will quickly move in this afternoon and we will have sprinkles by late this afternoon toward the evening and that will change to snowfall overnight with the best chances for accumulation north and east of the metro. eric: first in commitment 2016 news. donald trump and hillary clinton inch closer to winning their party's presidential nomination after sweeping victories on super tuesday. both trump and clinton won seven of the states in play, securing hundreds more delegates. mark albert has the latest from
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mark: after securing key victories in several delegate-rich states, donald trump is shifting his focus to the general election and his republican party: donald trump: i'm going to get along great with congress. paul ryan, i don't know him well, but i'm sure i'm going to get along great with him. and if i don't, he's going to have to pay a big price. mark: ted cruz is touting wins in oklahoma and texas. and alaska. sen. cruz: the strongest campaign to beat donald trump is our campaign. mark: trump's super tuesday wins is stoking fear in the republican establishment who question whether his nomination will keep them out of the white house. sen. graham: i think we're about ready to lose to the most dishonest politician in america, hillary clinton, and how could you do that? nominate someone who's crazy. mark: marco rubio echoed the south carolina senator. rubio picked up just one win yesterday in minnesota. senator rubio: i'm the only candidate that not only could
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if donald trump wins the republican nomination, it will split the republican party and it will, basically i think, split the conservative movement. mark: with wins in seven states, democrat hillary clinton widened her lead over bernie sanders. hillary clinton: it's clear tonight that the stakes in this election have never been higher. mark: sanders won in colorado, oklahoma, minnesota, and his home state of vermont. sen. sanders: the people, when we stand together, will be victorious. mark: the presidential candidates face their next major test march 15th. mark albert, for cbs news, washington. eric: on march 15th, voters in five states will head to the polls. they are florida, illinois, missouri, north carolina, and ohio. elizabeth: senate republicans made their case in a special meeting tuesday for refusing to consider any us supreme court nominee by president obama. but senator grassley told kcci exclusively that it won't stop the president. >> so you expect the president to put up nominees and you'll go from there? sen. grassley: he made it very clear he's gonna put up a
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meeting for the president with republican senate leaders following the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. grassley along with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell vowed to block any nominee, saying the next president should choose. still, president obama has vowed to send a nomination to the senate within the next few weeks. more big stories. metro mail problems. we first brought you the story in january, about late or missing mail from the west suburban station in clive. a west des moines man tells kcci that his mail still comes in sporadic mass delivers. postmasters tell us they have been trying to keep up with a population spike and an increase in parcel delivers. eric: another emotional day in court for the troy mure junior trial. the 24-year-old is charged with vehicular homicide in the death of scalicity perez. mure took the stand tuesday and claimed he was driving 80-miles-an-hour in a residential area because he was afraid for their lives. he said they were being chased by someone in a cadillac, and someone in the car flashed a handgun.
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mure caused his girlfriend's death because of his reckless driving. the defense began presenting its case in the alexander fazzino trial tuesday. fazzino is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife emily in boone. prosecutors say she was strangled and possibly drowned. alex's mom testified, saying emily seemed to be having health problems. his aunt and sister testified that they believed she was using prescription drugs. testimony will continue in the decorah courtroom today. shaina: right now. astronaut scott kelly is preparing to make his way back home to the u.s. after his out of this world trip. kelly returned to earth late last night after an unprecedented 340 days in space. that's longer than any other american astronaut. a capsule carrying kelly and a russian cosmonaut touched down in kazakhstan just before midnight. while in space, kelly carried out countless experiments to study the effects of long-duration trips in space. during his trip, he flew more than 143 million miles.
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orbits around earth, and saw 11,000 sunrises and sunsets. the world record of 438 days in space was set by a russian doctor in the 1990's. and a north texas police department has identified the officer who was fatally wounded in a shootout. authorities in euless identified the officer as 29-year-old david hofer. he died during surgery after the tuesday afternoon shooting. his body was escorted to the medical examiner's office by a long line of police cars with flashing lights and sirens sounding. authorities in new york are evacuating homes after a freight train derailed that was carrying hazardous materials. 15 cars derailed just after midnight. 45 homes were evacuated. the governor says there are no immediate reports of injuries or fire. one cart was leaking but has been contained.
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been a while since we've had temperatures quite this cold. metinka: grab the warm coats and maybe an extra cup of coffee. 17 in des moines and only 11 in ames and dine in fort dodge. we are above zero and waterloo is at three degrees below zero. probably moving in today and in the north where you are starting cold with snow on the ground. highs close to freezing. 50's to the southwest, that is a huge range of temperatures. sprinkles will move in and those will be followed by snow overnight tonight. elizabeth: thanks, metinka. today, seven central iowa girls high school basketball teams are playing state playoffs. eric: kcci's alyx sacks is live at wells fargo arena. and alyx, big day. how's the lineup looking? alyx: eric and elizabeth, it's going to be a competitive day all starting at 10:00 a.m.
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but this is the 4 a and 5 a. seven are from central iowa so a lot of local teams. they have seen each other before and they are expecting big crowds. it will be jampacked. as early as 10:00 a.m., the first tipoff. i went and checked with officials, this is the 97th basketball tournament for the girls. they say the crowd has been great, they see 55,000 people during the week. attendance seems to be up, they are expecting a great turnout. we are talking about the history. as they approached the 100 year, one of the highlights is the six on six style. the first was played in 1993 when radcliffe defeated atlantic. the score was 85 to 66. for someone out-of-state like me to hear about six on six
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it is a moment of pride for these high school players and they will be in this arena in front of all these fans to excite things. we want to let you know who's playing. first up it is central against pella. then we turn over the five a, indianola indianola v linn-mar, at 1:30. johnston at south pole, hitting the hardware 5:00. and cedar falls versus waukee at 6:45. this is a very special final tournament for one official. you have probably seen him before. we will get his thoughts as he wraps up a great career. back to you. eric: just ahead on kcci. controversial spending. one city council says they support the project, but will not approve funding. what the project plans to do
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elizabeth: plus, it was captured booming in the sky. what some are saying about the unusual fireball spotted overseas. eric: and spring is in the air. what you can do to clean up your budget. ahead on kcci.ter. dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
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metinka: good morning. you will need warm coats. the wind has settled down at the feels like temperature is closer to 10 degrees. we have clear skies so the roads are dry and clear heading for highs near 43. clouds will role in and the sprinkles will change to snow overnight north and east of the metro. shaina: around iowa now. cedar rapids kicked off its restaurant week tuesday. the theme is the "hungry games." through sunday, people can join in on the fun at more than two dozen participating restaurants. they're serving special menu items at special prices. people can then go online and vote for their favorites. this is the third year for the event and the largest yet. taylor mcgurk: it's really changed thanks to the great restaurant development in the community. in past years, we've had 15, 16, 17 restaurants participate. but we've had so many new restaurants come online just in the last year, year and a half
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all the way to 29 restaurants. shaina: the top four restaurants will compete to see who's the best at the dinner of champions competition a week from thursday. eric: also in the eastern part of the state, a controversial issue in iowa city. the city council says it will not give public funds to support a 30 foot sculpture on the ped mall. nancy bird: i think what happens is that if the fundraising isn't there, the city has to figure out a way to raise money through public private partnership. the primary thing is to understand if the council supports the plan. eric: tuesday night, the council shot down the plan to hire a professional fundraiser for the project opponents are calling the "egg slicer". it kind of looks like an exit lise are. -- egg slicer. it's actually called "the lens," and council members said they supported public art, but they don't want to spend $50,000 on a professional fundraiser for the $500,000 project. elizabeth: in the buzz this morning, the iowa caucuses may be long over, but there's still
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the state. griff the bulldog is the live mascot for drake university. he's also running for president. and he wants voters to know that he declared his candidacy first. last week, two other division 1 bulldog mascots jumped in the race: georgetown's jack and bulter's blue. kcci got the opportunity to talk to griff about life on the campaign trail when he stopped by our studios. >> how are you liking this role so far? mmm hmm. i know. it's hard work, isn't it? elizabeth: griff feels he has the campaign experience and grassroots support required to win. but just to be safe, he is seeking celebrity endorsements on twitter. eric: milk bones for everyone. shaina: the classic muscle cars of the 60's and 70's are big business. and one of the biggest and best internet sellers is located right here in central iowa.
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dream machine's for a special report. steve: it's the kind of place that when you pass it, you can't help but look in the window. because the classic automobiles you see on the showroom floor can also be considered high-end car art. doug klein: we do 40 camaros a year, 40 chevelles, probably 40 mustangs and try to get mainstream muscle cars. our goal is to have some of the best looking cars around. steve: in my special report on des moines' own american dream machines, we look at how owner doug klein and his crew got started and how in just 14 years, adm has made itself a very successful international internet muscle car seller. doug: even in the worst recession we've ever had, muscle cars continued to go up. steve: classic cars, classic rock and roll, you get a whole lot of both tonight in my special report. dream cars.
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iowa's news leader. eric: you walk by and you are just attracted to what's in there. shaina: check this out. a bright glowing object flashed across the sky above scotland. watch the screen again. this video was captured on a dashcam by a driving instructor. it shows a bright blue fireball illuminating the landscape. some residents say it caused a loud boom as well. the royal astronomical society believes it could have been a low-altitude meteor burning into a fireball. elizabeth: we will leave you now with a live look over downtown des moines. hopefully no burning fireballs this morning. we were watching snowball -- snowfall yesterday.
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metinka >> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning, where waking up to a cold start. temperatures are in the teens close to zero. this afternoon, temperatures will be better than yesterday headed for 43 degrees.
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late this afternoon even a few sprinkles. it is really cold to the north. along highway 20 and north is where the arctic air is settled. three below zero over in waterloo. where you have the snow pack, your temperatures won't be warming much. the clouds are already nudging and across far west in iowa and they will continue from the northwest. futurecast shows by 6:00 p.m. a few sprinkles and even snow flurries jimenez evening goes showers with better chances of northeast. by midnight, even here in des moines week that have a wintry mix so watch for a likely thing or even in your driveway. by 6:00 a.m. on thursday the snow heads to the east with a few flurries left over for thursday and a few clouds.
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way of accumulation with maybe a light lays or a trace in des moines. two to potentially four inches across the northeastern part of the state. 17 degrees in des moines with a light breeze from the south. heister 43. -- highs near 43. snow to the north will last into early on thursday. the warm-up begins on friday with highs in the 40's to near 50. 60's on the way for next week along with a chance for thunder showers. elizabeth: a lot of nice days to look forward to. eric: drivetime should be good? shaina: we don't have much weather to deal with foreclosures or accidents, just mobile speed units. here are a couple from the police department from 39th and cottage grove in des moines.
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2300 indianola avenue. a polk county car at 1000 northeast 50 4th avenue and elkhart at 300 west walnut street. eric: tips to spring clean your
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kids teeth healthy, ne pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies. then your eyes may see it differently. only flonase is approved to relieve both your itchy, watery eyes and congestion. no other nasal allergy spray can say that. complete allergy relief or incomplete. let your eyes decide.
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elizabeth: welcome back to kcci. spring is in the air, and now is a good time to spruce up a budget. or put one on paper for the year ahead. experts recommend evaluating all
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calculate expenses, identify the places where you can cut back, and make sure there's enough left over to stash in an emergency fund. try using a digital tool like a smartphone app to keep track of spending over the course of a few months. then look for areas that can be trimmed so you can free up more cash to pay down high-interest debt. and don't forget to make room is for long term financial goals like retirement or college funds. eric: on the health alert. tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases among american kids. and regular check-ups are important, but so is daily care. and that's up to parents. first, cut back on sugary drinks. too many beverages with added sugar can lead to tooth decay. second, make sure you serve your kids balanced meals. they should have three square meals that include fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins and dairy. make sweets a treat by limiting children to one or two desserts or candies. and make sure your kids brush their teeth for two minutes,
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elizabeth: kcci 8 news his live with new overnight news. here's what we are working on for 6:00 a.m. shaina: astronaut scott kelly is back on earth, i will show you his arrival and what's next. metinka: winter is back. even some more snow in the forecast but eventually spring makes a comeback. eric: new stem is now 5:57 and we are looking outside at mlk junior part way -- parkway.
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where they need to >> you're watching kcci eight news. elizabeth: right now. super tuesday sweep. which candidates had a super night, and what's next in the race for the nominations. eric: and the hawkeye heartbreak continues. iowa struggles to get another big ten win before the start of the post-season.
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they plan to turn things around. elizabeth: good morning and thanks for waking up with kcci eight news. eric: it is wednesday, march 2. it's a cold one when you go outside. metinka: it's a huge shock to the system especially since a couple of days ago it was in the 60's. now 17 in des moines, 11 in ames. clarion waking up to three degrees and marshalltown at nine. this afternoon, highs will be close to where they should be. then we will have sprinkles changing over to snow. elizabeth: and commitment 2016 news, hillary clinton and donald trump are taking victory laps after a series of super tuesday sweeps last night. nikole killion is in washington with more on what it means for the state of the race. nikole: hillary clinton will rally supporters in new york today, while donald trump has no

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