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going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing our highs to climb into the upper 40s. saturday still looks amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full sunshine! sunday is looking fairly nice as well since our cold front will come on local five news midday.... a southeast iowa boarding school still under investigation over child abuse allegations. lucas: one metro high school has launched a new effort to help make all of its students feel safe. find out how one student's petition sparked the change, coming up. lucas: apple ceo tim cook speaks candidly about why the tech giant is standing strong against the fbi's request to unlock the san bernardino shooter's phone. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" lucas: good morning and thanks for joining us for
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midday...i'm lucas casey. lucas: our top story....another fazzino trial..with two people already taking the stand lucas: dozen people have taken the winneshiek county courtroom ... witnesses shed what happened fazzino was found dead inside her family's home her husband, alexander is now on trial for her death. among those testifying, emily's friend who was also the family nanny... she described a rocky relationship between emily's addiction and alexander fazzino's controlling nature. ""i asked emily two questions, one if she was afraid of alex- what'd she say? -yes. then i asked her a second, i asked if she thought alex would harm or even kill her...... she nodded her head yes." "
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and today, more testimony in the courtroom.. emily's sister ammie brighton and her husband jeff brighton both took the stand, making their accounts of the week leading up to emily's death. ammie saying she did not think her sister had a problem with prescription drug abuse. " did you go after her whenever she left. yes. i kissed her. where was alex? he was running downstairs." lucas: now the judge has said this trial could go as long as three weeks... local five will be following all the proceeding from the courtroom and bringing it to you on air tonight at 5,6 and 10 and online at we are iowa dot com lucas: new this morning...des moines police formally charge a man with a double homicide from last year...
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last night investigators arrested a man in connection with the november deaths of amy and amber fraaken. following an interview with police, officers charged 47- year-old barney fraaken with two counts of year-old barney fraaken with two counts of first degree murder. on november 22nd, his wife and daughter were found shot to death inside a home on hull avenue. fraaken was taken to a hospital for self-inflicted injuries...and was released from medical care yesterday. police believe the shooting may have been related to a domestic conflict. lucas: local five is also following the latest from tuesday's shooting in a metro school parking lot. lucas: authorities believe the man who was shot may have been waiting to buy drugs when it happened... tuesday night police found 18- year-old darrius colter shot outside of park avenue elementary . during their investigation, they also found a revolver and shell casings near the school. police are still looking for who was responsible. colter was shot in the leg, there's been no update on his condition. lucas: authorities warn of a scam targeting retail clerks in
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the scam uses claims of an audit from the corporate office. they tell the clerk to close the shop, empty their register, and then wire the money to them. and to make it sound legitamite....the scammer claims to be watching the security cameras. indianola police say the scam is happening in west des moines as well. anyone who thinks they've been targeted should contact police. lucas: an alert now for residents in ames. your water may look a little rusty today. ames city officials have installed new pipes, and starting today they'll flush them clean to make sure they are properly installed. as a result, you may see some rusty water or changes in water pressure this week. the rusty water is still safe to drink, but may stain laundry. if the discolored water causes staining problems, free rust remover is available at city hall or by calling the number on your screen. lucas: and for those heading out on the roads today...look for additional patrols along interstate 235.... iowa law enforcement is increasing their presence along the roadway thursday...paying
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it's part of an effort by the central iowa traffic safety task force. lucas: meteorologist sam schrier joins us againin with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: february gave us a reminder it's not ready to quit yet these last couple days, but don't worry because a much warmer trend is only a day away now. we're going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing our highs to climb into the upper 40s. saturday still looks amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full sunshine! sunday is looking fairly nice as well since our cold front will come through a bit later letting our highs stay in the upper 50s and the accompanying rain should stay up north. there is a big storm system we're going to need an eye on coming
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now looks to pack a pretty good amount of rain with snow possible. a warmer trend back into the 40s looks to follow that system so if we do see snow hopefully we can melt it back down soon after. lucas: over to the statehouse...whe re lawmakers are looking into serious allegations at a southeast iowa school. lucas: the investigation of child abuse allegations at midwest academy has state lawmakers questioning oversight... the boarding school for troubled teens is located in keokuk...and was raided by authorities back in january... the house government oversight committee is asking how this school was able to operate without any state oversight. "in the past, often when there is an investigation going on, there are sometimes we can't talk to who we want to because they are under investigation by other authorities and so we get what we can take and try to put it together through that. " lucas: administrators from the
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services, and the state's attorney's office will go before the committee in the coming weeks to look at exactly what happened. lucas: also at the statehouse, with approval in place, iowans are just more than a month away from the medicaid change over... lucas: - on cam with one in five iowans using medicaid, there have been plenty of concerns...such as where they will be covered. yesterday, a senate subcommittee met about preparing a bill to oversee the new privatized program. the idea is to ensure the money that's been earmarked for program beneficiaries would stay that way. lucas: and that wasn't the only action regarding the medicaid change... former iowa governor chet culver organized a "medicaid rally" at the capitol... he's been holding townhall meetings about this medicaid change-over the last few weeks.... chet culver, former iowa governor: "my concern is that the first thing that we're going to do under the new program is give 14 percent of that money to three private out of state companies instead of to the beneficiaries." lucas: there has been some speculation culver may be gearing up for another run at state
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culver says he has no plans to run for office, at either the iowa or national level. look for our full interview with former governor culver on this week in iowa, airing sunday at 9 am. lucas: in more local news, the actions of a metro high school are getting some attention lucas: roosevelt high school has taken a step toward making students of any gender identity feel safe.....by opening two of its restrooms that used to be staff-only...to now, being " all- gender" restrooms. the change comes after a student created a petiton...and took it to school leaders the principal says he knows there are at least ten students currently at the high school who identify as transgender... the student that lead the push for change says she started her misson after seeing another student struggle. i was using the restroom one day, and a student who identifies as a male, he was using the womans restroom because for some reason he didn't feel safe using a restroom intended for the gender he identified with, i don't think thats right. lucas:
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will change...and no one is required to use the all-gener restrooms... the school adds they have no plan to change the way their lockerooms are set up. lucas: we want to know if you think gender neautral bathrooms are a good idea in schools? let us know and you could see your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on twitter and facebook. or send us an email or give us a call . we'd love to hear what you think! the contact information is on your screen. lucas: coming up on local 5 news midday... the oscars are coming up this sunday. we'll take a sneak peek at what to expect on the red carpet and from this year's host. lucas: and... talk about girl power! how a new line of action figures is breaking down barriers and making young girls feel super. lucas: next.... the animal rescue league is on with a special furry guest. lucas: about the arl - about
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league of iowa (arl) is iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for many thousands of pets each year. the arl serves people and pets from across the state of iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. history the arl has grown dramatically since its founding in 1926 - expanding its programs that serve both people and homeless animals obvious growth is the number of animals the arl provides shelter and care for each increased from a few thousand animals a decade ago to more than 15,000 animals in proactive community outreach and spay/neuter programs, in the past few years we have begun to see a
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care for, but our work is far from over. other areas of growth include the arl's programs designed specifically to address the reasons animals end up in shelters, including spay/neuter, behavior training, and humane education programs. the arl's positive reinforcement training program has expanded to offer year-round classes, as well as free behavior advice for dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets. the shelter continues to spay and neuter all dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and pigs that are adopted from our shelter. in addition to the animals that come through the arl's doors, the arl also serves the people of iowa through its many services. mission to promote animal welfare, strengthen the human-animal bond, overpopulation of
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" weather adlib: february gave us a reminder it's not ready to quit yet these last couple days, but don't worry because a much warmer trend is only a day away now. we're going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing
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saturday still looks amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full sunshine! sunday is looking fairly nice as well since our cold front will come through a bit later letting our highs stay in the upper 50s and the accompanying rain should stay up north. there is a big storm system we're going to need an eye on coming next tuesday and wednesday that as of now looks to pack a pretty good amount of rain with snow possible. a warmer trend back into the 40s looks to follow that system so if we do see snow hopefully we can melt it back down soon after. sam: lucas:
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we've been mentioning those storm systems
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from the gulf coast...to the east coast... this is a time lapse of some of the fast moving clouds as they moved over north carolina this week... while an interesting sight...the clouds can bring some dangerous conditions with their movement, lucas: this week... while an interesting sight...the clouds can bring some dangerous conditions with their movement, lucas: still to come on local five news midday... you may be saving money this tax season, but do you want to save even more? coming up next, we'll talk about how to keep even more pennies in your pocket.
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local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : lucas: on your money now lucas: a jury in missouri has ordered johnson and johnson to pay 72 million dollars in damages in a lawsuit over its talcum powder. the suit alleges a woman died of ovarian cancer caused by the company's product. plaintiffs in the case argued that johnson and johnson was aware of the risk and neglected the dangers caused by its talcum powder. the company is appealing the ruling - it's the first ruling for damages by a u-s jury in this type of claim. lucas: and it's a question you've probably never pondered.
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one of everything available on amazon? the answer: about 12-point-8-6 billion dollars. that's according to a computer scientist in zur- ick, switzerland...wh o started the calculation by determining there were 479 million different items for sale on amazon's website in 2015. lucas: now let's talk girl power. there's a new line of action figures -- and it's all girl superheroes. mary moloney explains when the new merch soars into stores. --reporter pkg-as follows-- (friend): "to be a super hero you need a crime. there's a car chase on the 112 freeway." (supergirl): "i can do a car chase." supergirl and her super friends will have a new life -- in hero you need a crime. there's a car chase on the 112 freeway." (supergirl): "i can do a car chase." supergirl and her super friends will have a new life -- in target stores.. it's part of the d-c super hero girls line. featuring action figures and clothes. and you guessed it -- all the characters have girl power. fans will be able to see familiar faces like poison ivy -- batgirl -- and wonder woman. (wonder woman): "well, i don't think you've ever known a woman like me." the focus on women comes after the new
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did not feature any females. even though the main character of star wars the force awakens is rey -- a woman. the new class of superheroes will be soaring into stores next month lucas: coming up on local 5 news midday... severe weather has been hitting the country! we'll check in with meterologist sam schreier with a look at what to expect in your forecast here in iowa. lucas: next.... we'll take a look at your tech news from the struggle between the fbi and apple to how to keep yourself safe on
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" you're watching hd. we are iowa" good morning and thanks for joining us on local 5 news midday...i'm lucas casey.
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it's a story at the top of your national headlines-- a struggle between national security and personal privacy. lucas: in an a-b-c exclusive, world news tonight's david muir sat down with apple c-e-o tim cook to find out why the company is refusing the government's request to unlock the san bernardino killer's iphone. let's take a look. " david: as we sit here you know some of the families of the victims in san bernardino have now come out in support of the judge's order that apple help the f.b.i. unlock that iphone. one family reportedly saying, "we're angry and confused as to why apple is refusing to do this." what would you say to those families tonight? tc: david, they have our deepest sympathy. what they've been through no one should have to go through. apple has cooperated with the f.b.i. fully in this case. they came to us and ask us for all the information we had on this phone. and we gave everything that we had. david: and you'd have to write that system in order to unlock that phone. tc:
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we have no more information about this get information-- at only way we know-- piece of software that software equivalent of cancer. we think we would never write it. we have never written it. and that is david: the f.b.i. though says it believes that syed farook used that phone to communicate with his wife, his accomplice. and-- and i'm curious, do you the possibility that there could be information on that phone that could reveal other plots, other people who were involved in planning the san bernardino attack? tc: david, if we knew a way to get the information on the phone that we haven't already given-- if we knew a way to do this that would not expose hundreds of millions of other people's issues we would honestly do it. david:
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any concern that you might be able to prevent a terrorist attack by breaking into that phone? tc: david, some things are hard and some things are right. and some things are both. this is one of those things. david: and in this case you believe there are some things that just should never be created. tc: correct. as we walked across the apple campus, it was not lost on us that this would have been steve job's 61 st birthday. tim cook says not a day goes by where he doesn't think about his iconic tc: i did think about what he would do and i knowing steve, steve thought was right and that he loved what america was founded on so much and would do nothing to put all these customers at risk. he'd be doing the same thing . "
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in iowa, authorities warn of a phone scam targeting retail clerks in central iowa.... the scam uses claims of an audit from the corporate office. they tell the clerk to close the shop, empty their register, and then wire the money to them. to make it sound legitimate....the scammer claims to be watching the security cameras. indianola police say the scam is happening in west des moines as well. anyone who thinks they've been targeted should contact police. lucas: and if you use any type of social media, a new warning now... about sharing too much information. what you post may lead thieves right to your door it happened to a group of college students in california abc's matt gut- min has the story about how you can safely post online. " ((music nats)) that arturo galvan allegedly snuck into the rooms of 33 female college students -- swiping their laptops, jewelry and even underwear -- is disturbing. what's more disturbing - how police say the maintenance worker targeted them: from their open, public posts on social media. sot - sgt. kathryn hamel / fullerton police department: "he
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browse the different social media platforms and find photographs. he would then collect the gps coordinates from those photos. he would then place them onto a map, and drive to his victims' locations." according to court records, he is accused of stealing a quarter of a million dollars in electronics since last year... police say we open ourselves up to this kind of crime? by advertising our location online?which i'm about to do? mg standup: "staples hosts more than 4 and like me, lots of us snapping selfies and checking in." ((show selfie video then gfx)) big mistake? joseph orlanes / los angeles police department: "so it shows that your actual residence, whether it's a house or an apartment, you're not at that location." mg: "it shows me, shows someone else where i'm not."
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recommend not posting pictures of your home or landmarks that could lead to your home? also saying you shouldn't reveal too much about your daily routine? police say that while galvan's alleged methods were high tech. his capture - old school. he was caught after a complaint about a man peeping into a campus window. the father of three has pleaded not guilty? and is in jail - where there's no access to social media? for good morning america, matt gutman, abc news, los angeles." lucas: speaking of social media...here's what's trending now...some new actions on facebook/./.. lucas: move over 'like' button! you've got some competition. facebook has expanded its users' ability to react to something on their news feeds. the social networking site used to only have a thumbs up button... for you to "like" something. now if you hover your mouse over the thumbs up button... you can chose from like, love, ha-ha, wow, sad or angry.
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crazy weather has been hitting the nation a state of emergency declared in virginia yesterday, with 53 reported tornadoes in the last 48 hours stretching from texas to virginia. more than 70 thousand people without power this morning. many twisters caught on camera in the carolinas.... in the midwest, white out coniditions in illinois creating havoc for drivers. and intense wind grounding flights in the northeast. lucas: meteorologist lucas: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib: february gave us a reminder it's not ready to quit yet these last couple days, but don't worry because a much warmer trend is only a day away now. we're going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing our highs to climb into the upper 40s.
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amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full sunshine! sunday is looking fairly nice as well since our cold front will come through a bit later letting our highs stay in the upper 50s and the accompanying rain should stay up north. there is a big storm system we're going to need an eye on coming next tuesday and wednesday that as of now looks to pack a pretty good amount of rain with snow possible. a warmer trend back into the 40s looks to follow that system so if we do see snow hopefully we can melt it back down soon after. lucas: with the oscars quickly approaching... the world will be watching the show's host -- chris rock -- and how he handles the growing "diversity controversy." the comedian has remained very
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from his performance sunday... while many actors have been speaking out. abc's brandi hitt has more from hollywood. " script: ((abc music - red carpet)) the buzz surrounding this year's oscars... isn't just about who's walking the red carpet... it's also about -- who's not. sot -- jada pinkett smith, actress sot -- spike lee, film director ((animated graphic)) for a second year in a row... all 20 of the nominees in the acting categories... are white. re-sparking the twitter hashtag -- "oscars so white"... nats -- (protests) leading to protests... and boycotts. nats -- (film clip: beasts of no nation") "beasts of no nation's" -- idris elba -- was passed over for an oscar nod... only to be nominated -- and win -- a screen actor's guild award... weeks later on t-n-t. sot -- idris elba, actor sot -- david blaustein, abc newsradio entertainment correspondent & movie critic ((animated graphics)) the academy has now
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of women and minority and increase diversity on the academy's board of governors. sot -- will smith, actor in fact... a new university of southern california study on "diversity" - looking at 2014 and 2015 -- gives failing grades to every hollywood movie studio and most t-v makers. sot -- dr. stacy l. smith, usc researcher all eyes are now on this year's oscar host -- chris rock? ((graphic)) magazine in its march issue -- "black women get paid less than everybody in hollywood. everybody's talking about jennifer lawrence. talk to gabrielle union." sot -- david blaustein, abc newsradio entertainment correspondent & movie critic ((on camera tag)) in fact... an oscars producer says chris rock threw out his original monologue... and has completely re-written it... to include the diversity controversy. brandi hitt -- abc news -- hollywood." lucas: of course, if you plan to watch the academy awards...you can
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the awards ceremony will air this sunday. and we'll have a recap of the night's winners the next morning on good morning iowa. lucas: still to come on local 5 news midday... sam: (weather adlib)
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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: february gave us a to quit yet these last couple days, but don't worry because a much warmer trend is only a day away now. we're going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing our highs to climb into the upper 40s. saturday still looks amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full sunshine! sunday is looking fairly nice as
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front will come through a bit later letting our highs stay in the upper 50s and the accompanying rain should stay up north. there is a big storm system we're going to need an eye on coming next tuesday and wednesday that as of now looks to pack a pretty good amount of rain with snow possible. a warmer trend back into the 40s looks to follow that system so if we do see snow hopefully we can melt it back down soon after. sam:
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lucas: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this.
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sarah, plain and tall sarah plain and tall feb 26 - mar 13, 2016 based on the book by patricia maclachlan; adapted for the stage by joseph robinette
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7:00 pm friday (no performance mar. 4), 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm saturdays and 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm sundays school matinees: 9:30 am & noon, feb. 29- mar. 1, 2016 theatre: kate goldman children's theatre sarah plain and tall png description cast photos press room set in the early 1900s, this play brings to life the charming, heartwarming story of a kansas farmer, jacob witting, a widower with two children, anna and caleb, who places an ad in the newspapers seeking a wife. he receives a letter from a sarah wheaton of maine who says she will visit the family for a month to see how things work out: "i will come by train. i will wear a yellow bonnet. i am plain and tall." narrated by anna, reminiscing on the eve of her wedding, the story unfolds in a fascinating flashback to that often exciting, sometimes tumultuous month when sarah and
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learned a few things about themselves as well. asl interpreted performances, audio description, and other services may be available with advance notice. please call the ticket office with specific service requests. the 4:00 pm, saturday, mar. 12, performance will be different from the other performances of this play. iowa radio reading information service for the blind and print handicapped (iris) will present live audio description, broadcast to the entire audience. the pre-show presentation, audible to the entire audience, will include descriptions of the set and costumes, background on the characters, and a plot synopsis. live audio description of the visual elements will continue throughout the performance. the afternoon will include a tour of the stage to see and touch set pieces and meet actors. deaf services unlimited will provide american sign language (asl) interpretation. the
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access if the right section. show advisory although there are no age restrictions, we suggest you look at this source and
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lucas: before we go take a look at this ...the happiest and healthiest cities in the u-s. lucas: a new study by healthways says naples florida has the highest well-being in all of the u-s. the research is based on levels of stress and depression...whil e also looking at whether or not people liked where they lived, worked, and their feelings toward financial
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almost two- hundred places ranked....the des moines metro shows up at 48th.... all: (reax) sam weather adlib: february gave us a reminder it's not ready to quit yet these last couple days, but don't worry because a much warmer trend is only a day away now. we're going to be overcast again today with highs climbing into the upper 30s and a strong wind out of the northwest making it feel colder than it will actually be. tonight we're going to see generally less cloud cover with lows falling into the mid 20s. friday will start with clouds but we should see sunshine open up through the afternoon allowing our highs to climb into the upper 40s. saturday still looks amazing with a breeze out of the southwest and highs climbing into the low 60s under full
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