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iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and wind. overnight clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light
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especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. elias: let's get into the top five this morning.... elias: beginning with a gunman opening fire at an excel industries manufacturing plant in kansas thursday... the shooter killed three people and injured more than a dozen more across four crime
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gunman, who died in a shootout with police, has been identified as an employee of the plant. sabrina: in the number two spot this morning... sabrina: and the prosecution in the fazzino trial brought six more witnesses to the stand thursday... they included family members of the late emily fazzino, who died in 20-12. her husband, alexander, has been charged with murder in her death. today, the court will hear testimony from several doctors as the trial continues in winneshiek county. elias: the third thing you need to door... elias: des moines water works says it'll end the practice of dumping nitrates into the the company had needs to make some changes to the way it disposes of chlorides, by 20- 20. environmental groups say it's important to improve the aquatic life. sabrina: number four... sabrina: last night, the republican the debate stage....but the spotlight focused mainly on the top three. marco rubio and ted cruz working to take runner donald
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who is on a three-state win streak leading into super tuesday. that's when more than a dozen states will hold primaries. sabrina: democrats still have one competition before saturday, the south carolina primary this weekend. the latest polls have hillary clinton up by at least 20 points over bernie sanders. elias: and finally in the top five... elias: where will the donut king be moving his throne? popular donut maker lou king will be closing up shop at his current location next month. that's because developers have new plans for the property where he is currently located. a new location still hasn't been found for the iconic business. sabrina: new this morning...polk county authorities warn of an increase in phone scams... sabrina: the sheriff's office has seen a significant increase, with multiple people falling victim to the scams... the most popular ones include the i-r-s call.. where a victim is contacted by the suspect and told they owe back taxes requiring immediate
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also come in of a jury duty phone scam...where the caller claims to be "deputy jim lewis." they then threaten a fine for the victim failing to appear for jury duty. also being used is the utility phone scam, where money is demanded or utility services will be cut off. and also the lawsuit scam....involving claims that a lawsuit will be filed and the victim arrested if they do not make payment immediately... so what should you do if you received a suspicious call? hang up... do not call the number back... contact your local authorities about any suspicious call and help spread the word that a scammer is contacting people in your community.. elias: west des moines authorities have established a safety exchange zone... elias: such zones are meant to be a location where anyone buying or selling items online can meet to exchange the items...in a safe environment... the zone has been set up at the law enforcement
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parkway...the location can also be used for child custody exchanges.. west des moines police have put up signage near the main entrance of the building.. the exchange zone will also be monitored through surveillance cameras 24- hours a day. sabrina: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we are starting our cloudy start and a highs today are going to climb into the upper
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wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sabrina: there will be
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metro this weekend...and most of it begins today... sabrina: more than 300 exhibitors will be setting up at the iowa state fairgrounds for the des moines arts & crafts show... elias: vendors from eight states will take part in iowa's largest craft show.. the event opens this evening at the varied industries building.. the event goes through sunday, with everything from furniture to jewelry on display and for sale. sabrina: and there will be plenty to dance about tonight at the state historical building...as ballet des moines presents pop-up ballet...an evening of dance.. professional and pre- professional dancers will put on a special show... the free event will feature choreography from past and upcoming performances by the ballet troupe. elias: and for today and tomorrow, johnston will be the epicenter of bluegrass music for the hawkeye state... the bluegrass music association of iowa will hold its annual festival at the stoney creek inn for both days... music fans can catch lots of
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practice their playing during some of the workshops. sabrina a busy and fun weekend ahead... well at ((time check)) we'll take a short well at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, with lots more good morning iowa ahead.. elias: coming up...its oscar weekend...so we'll turn to our resident movie gurus for their picks.. sabrina: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the ...one- thousand block of northeast 54th avenue.. and a second at the ...five- hundred block of northeast 80th street in pleasant hill. so take care on the roads today... elias: let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning iowa continues after this!
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morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sabrina: after the rain... came the floods. the rising waters of rivers in vermont have forced some to seek higher ground in the state.. first responders doing their best to help move residents, as they watch their homes and cars go under water... travel a big concern as well, with several roads impassable due to water. sabrina: elias: (anchor toss to wx) sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib:
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cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry system has it's eye on into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye it dives south of the
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elias: a newly restored plan has become the possession of the iowa air national guard... the jet has been painted to look like that used for missions during the vietnam war. sabrina: and after receiving a face- lift, the aircraft will be heading to its new home in washington, as part of a display... jess plue has more on the re- done jet. "this is an f-100 super saber jet- it' s been refurbished to look like one of the f-100's that flew misty missions in the vietnam war. "this plane was used as a fast-forward air controller. what they would do is fly low and fast, get the bad guys to shoot at them, and mark the targets. then they would call in bombing strikes to get teh bad guys," says david miller, paint facility manager. although this jet looks ready to go, the inside of the plane has been gutted...
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the original camoflage coloring, displaying everythign from the original sioux city numbers.. to the actual..captain's name. "it was for the misty that they flew in vietnam. that's why the tail is 'he' and that's why you see the blue names next to the canopies of actual misty pilots that flew the misty missions in vietnam," says david miller, the paint facility manager. the names and numbers aren't the only interesting tidbit about the f-100. "it was designed as a slick-wing fighter like this to go supersonic and it was just the new technology at the time that allowed it," says scott plambeck, vice wing commander at the 185 air refueling wing. the f-100 jets were the first planes with the ability to go supersonic..meaning, faster than the speed of sound. all: (reax) sabrina
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break...coming up, we talk oscars, as this weekend brings the big night for hollywood... plus sam breaks down the weekend forecast, and if it might be a
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam
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weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sam toss back.
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in take a look at this today...a look at the oscar picks from our movie gurus... elias: we asked sam and our behind the scenes graphic technician carson aden to share their picks... both pretty well up to date on the contenders...havi ng seen quite a few of the movies being nominated... let's start with the supporting roles... went with tom carson says mark ruffalo in spotlight.... all: (reax) sabrina: for supporting actress...you both went with jennifer jason leigh in the hateful eight.. in lead
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carol... brie larson from the room... all: (reax) sabrina: and you both say leonardo dicaprio finally gets his lead actor oscar... elias: let's see what you two say for let's see what you two say for the other big award....best picture you both say spotlight will win out over the competition.... all: (reax) sabrina: alright...well be
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the academy awards when here on local five sunday chris rock. sabrina short break... but when we come back... some dangerous accusations have been made about a major airbag manufacturer... ...but first here's last night on
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." sabrina elias: on your money now elias: u-s lawmakers are accusing takata of faking test results to cover up the exploding airbag issue. a report cites internal documents from takata in the past 12 years. they showed company officials argued that data on inflator quality and testing ...was manipulated to hide the problems.
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inflators made by takata now involves 14 vehicle manufacturers and millions of u.s. vehicles. the nhtsa calls the takata recall..... the largest and most complex safety recall in u.s. history. elias: it seems the apple watch failed to be the popular stocking stuffer that apple had hoped for. apple doesn't publicly disclose its watch sales. but according to a new report apple shipped about four- point-one million of its smartwatches during the last three months of 2015. back in july, c-e-o tim cook told analysts they were convinced the watch would be one of the top gifts of the holiday. elias: and finally...some new low-calorie breakfast items are being tested by mcdonalds... starting this week, two different low- carbohydrate breakfast bowls have gone on sale at test cities... one contains egg whites, turkey sausage, spinach and kale... . another has scrambled egg and chorizo sausage with hashbrowns, salsa and pico de gallo no word
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elias: that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... but first...a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns after this.
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are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is
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good morning in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist (adlib toss) weather adlib: warm up today with a sunny finish to the day. to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers
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still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sabrina: our top story...a shooting spree in kansas leaves four dead thursday... sabrina: that includes the suspected shooter...38- year- old cedric ford.. who police say, had a long arrest record. elias: he was killed at the lawn mower equipment maker where he worked, but not before taking three lives and injuring many others. here's abc's clayton sandell with the latest. script: police say 38-year old cedric ford started his rampage shooting at random drivers? wounding two? before heading to excel industries in hesston kansas where he worked. sot - sheriff / or short nats to have something like this is tragic ford heads inside? armed with a rifle and handgun? and opens fire on his co-workers. sot - eyewitness sot
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of people just start running out saying run, run and pop pop pop pop pop? was all i heard and then everybody started scattering out of the building and i didn't know what happened until i got outside and seeing wounded people coming out. police and witnesses say ford kept shooting until a single officer? the first to arrive? fires back. sot - sheriff there was a particular law enforcment here in heston that responded right away and even though he took fire he went inside that place and saved multiple, multiple lives. a hero as far as im concerned. in the end? four employees, including the shooter, would not survive? many more wounded. sot - sheriff - inside the building he shot a total of 15 people around 150 employees were inside at the time? worried friends and family waited for news. sot jennifer - i just can't believe that the guy that show people up was right across the street from us.
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have not been identified. ford? who post has an extensive criminal record in florida? posted these photos and videos on facebook. (scott, has your standards people cleared these?) police aren't yet saying why they on his co-workers, but they've ruled out terrorism. company that makes equipment? since 1960. excel / "we're really saddened by this horrific event and our heart goes out to all of our employees, all the families whose loved ones got injured or killed, and we're going to do what we them and bring them through this tragedy." according to the gun violence archive? hesston is the thirty- third mass shooting in the united states? just this year. clayton sandell, abc news wichita kansas. " sabrina: back in iowa...the prosecution in the fazzino trial brought six more witnesses to the stand thursday... sabrina: the case centers around the 20-12 death of emily fazzino... her husband, alexander, facing murder charges in her death... she was found dead in the bathtub of her boone county home. he says she fell and drowned, and had a prescription drug problem.
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thursday...emily brother in law testifying about the couple's rough relationship- involving police on different including one week before emily's death. law jeff also described the night of emilys first thing alex fazzino said to him was "i never touched her." jeff dighton, emily's brother-in-law, "i didn't know how to respond. we really couldn't believe what we were walking into, it was just police officers there, there were kids there saying 'mommy's gone, mommy's gone.' i didn't really know how to react." sabrina: to react." sabrina: the testimony ended early, as attorneys debated on whether emily's father would be healthy enough to testify... when it resumes today, more testimony from witnesses for the prosecution is expected..includi ng several doctors.. local five's claire powell will be covering the trial for us in winneshiek county. look for full reports later today.. elias: a change will be coming for des moine water
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elias: the utility says it'll end the practice of dumping nitrates into the raccoon river. water works has been told it needs to make some changes to the way it disposes of nitrates and chlorides, by 20- 20. environmental groups say it's important to improve the livability for aquatic life. they're not the only ones battling some troublesome nitrate levels. down in ottumwa, they've had to use a blending process to bring the water level to appropriate concentrations. " on the phone/mike heffernan, ottumwa system helps take the water, but it's a very costly system to install and costly to elias: des moines water works bids out or construction yet. but still, they'd like the process to be done this year. sabrina: with super tuesday four days away.,..the republican presidential nothing back at debate... focusing
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top three in the polls... sabrina: while there may be five remaing contenders...it was donald trump, marco rubio, and ted cruz who lead the debate... cruz and rubio doing their best to cut into the lead of frontrunner trump... he is on a three- state -win streak leading into super tuesday. that's when more than a dozen states will hold primaries. sabrina: democrats still have one competition before saturday, the south carolina primary this weekend. the latest polls have hillary clinton up by at least 20 points over bernie sanders. sabrina: this afternoon, drake university will host an interesting conference focusing on the 20-16 presidential contest... the discussion will focus on a variety of national and international topics...with a keynote panel of experts talking about the most pressing issues facing the next commander in chief. the conference will be moderated by the director of drake's constitutional law center. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs)
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we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the
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front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. elias:: after fifty years at one location....donut king is looking for a new place to set up shop... its current property is being turned into something else by developers. and the clock is ticking as donut king's long-time owner scrambles to find a new place. lou king, owner, "i though maybe we had until the end of the year minimum, maybe next spring. but he decided to jump and do things quicker." 1:56 " elias: right now, lou
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of operation will be around march 20th. we know thousands of his customers are waiting for news on a new location. and they're helping out with this go-fund-me page. local 5 will make sure you let you know what's next for lou, just as soon as we hear. elias: at ((time check)) we'll take a quick break here on good morning iowa.. sabrina: coming up, we'll check the newest releases hitting theaters this weekend... elias: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads....
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locations... 25-hundred block of south union facing north bound seven hundred south bound up at the four bound. while driving.. sabrina while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current good morning
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good
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elias: it seems a good weekend for a surfing contest... with the 20-16 quicksilver getting underway in hawaii...contesta nts are showing off their best techniques on wave faces topping 50 feet... tens of thousands of spectators crowded the beach and hillsides to witness the action. sabrina: anchor toss to wx sam: adlib toss. sam: weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the
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through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sabrina we have lots more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with america's money. america's money kohl's closing stores - retail giant hitting
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good morning. topping "america's money" -- more trouble for major retailer. >> kohl's is the latest to announce closures. 18 sthoers now that sales are down 20%. >> the list of stores to be month. employees will be offered work in other kohl's stores. volkswagen has a deadline to say whether it's found an emissions fix that is acceptable to u.s. regulators. >> a federal judge saying out. the scandal affects 600,000 diesel vehicles. and this one's for reena. arby's is going vegetarian next monday on leap day. >> the first ever vegetarian menu. no-meat alternatives to all of its meetty sandwiches. >> the regular version will be available as well. rest assured. hungry? >> i'm lining up.
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"now, we are iowa's most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam script here in green warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day. highs today are going to climb into the upper 40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the
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morning so we are stall into the mid 50s afternoon showers iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state. sam toss back. sabrina: it's friday... time
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sabrina: it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." sabrina: it's friday... time for "local 5 at the movies." sabrina: first up...eddie the eagle," based on the true story of the most beloved bad ski jumper in olympic history. despite his effort to achieve gold, he fell a bit short...but did become the basis for a new rule in the olympic guidelines. eddie the eagle is rated pg-13 all:
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elias: next up we have triple nine... a cops-and- criminals action flick where the line between right and wrong is hazy at best the movie has an all-star cast including woody harrelson, anthony mackie and casey affleck triple 9 is rated r all: (reax) sam:
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have "gods of egypt,"... a fantasy adventure following the fight among two gods over who should rule egypt... with gerard butler as the merciless god of darkness who wants nothing more than chaos gods of egypt is rated pg-13 all: (reax) sabrina:
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here on good morning iowa .... a quick look start your day....when we return, a look at the top stories in our morning refresh. elias: : do you have a a comment you well be sure to contact us. you can email us or call our newsroom... we're also on facebook.... "we are iowa local 5 news" and twitter "we are iowa 5 news" if you see news break... let us know. we are iowa and we want to cover the
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"you're watching good are iowa." welcome back wrap up our first hour, let's at the top stories... sabrina: headlines...in the morning refresh... sabrina: in kansas police say four people have died following a shooting spree at a manufacturing plant.. elias: and emily fazzino's family testifies in the trial of her husband...who faces charges in her death. sabrina: des moines water its policies on nitrates.. elias: and the democractic presidential candidates prepare for one more contest ahead of super tuesday. elias: time now for another short break... but when we come back... west des moines police set up a safe spot for those wanting a secure location for online exchanges plus sam's in with a look at your morning forecast! another full hour of good morning iowa... is right after this. " nexstar copyright"
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moring iowa in hd. we are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " elias: good morning iowa! i'm elias johnson... sabrina: and i'm sabrina ahmed. it's x:00 a-m on friday february 26th elias: good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we are starting our warm up today with a cloudy start and a sunny finish to the day.
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40s under a nice and breezy southwest wind. overnight tonight we'll keep clear skies around with a quiet and mild night as lows fall into the low 30s. saturday we're going to stay sunny with a breezy southwest winds and highs climbing into the mid 60s! we'll stay very warm and mild with lows falling into the mid 40s. sunday a cold front is going to come through in the morning so we are going to see our highs stall into the mid 50s and a few light afternoon showers especially in northern iowa. monday we'll still be very nice and mild with a bit more sunshine and dry conditions. a large system has it's eye on iowa for next tuesday into early wednesday morning. as of now it looks like we're going to see a large area of rain turning into snow overnight. it's too early to have any concrete snow totals but we'll keep an eye on this system in case it dives south of the state.

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