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morning, we're seeing a few sprinkles light up the radar to the west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. temperatures are sitting comfortably in the 50s throughout the region. we have a much calmer wind than yesterday currently sustained between 5 and 10 miles per hour. the dayplanner shows high temperatures reaching into the upper 70s under
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seeing a few sprinkles light up the radar to the west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. landowners who oppose the keystone xl pipeline continued in o'neill nebraska yesterday. landowners in holt county are suing transcanada over a state law that granted the keystone xl pipeline company eminent domain for private gain they appeared in court for oral arguments in their case. no witnesses testified. all testimony had to be submitted in writing ahead of time. back in 2013... former governor dave heineman approved a nebraska route for the pipeline... but that decision is still being challenged. " and if were right the statute was invalid then the governor's proported approval was not an approval because he wasn't authorized to give it" jessica rae: the judge could
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make a ruling on the case as early as next month. jessica rae: a week long effort to keep kids away from drugs and alcohol got underway in sioux city. red ribbon week kicked off last night at long lines... which gave the chance to educate young people about the dangers of drugs and drinking... and show them the fun things you can do without it. sioux city police officers and sheriff's deputies were shooting hoops with the kids... and there were lots of other games and things to do. red ribbon week runs this friday through halloween. jessica rae: there's a program in iowa with a catchy name it helps make sure thousands of kids have health insurance... it's called hawk-i. right now that program runs under the state's medicaid program... but govenor branstad wants to change that... and hire companies from out of state to manage hawk-i. amanda krenz explains what that could mean for iowa families. healthy and well kids in iowa, that's hawk-i, an affordable option for families whoneed help insuring their kids.
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it's been a successful statewide program under medicaid since 1998. now the governor wants to change things up... and have 4 out of state companies run hawk- i. amanda - why would youconsider transferring the administration of that program to out of state companies? branstad - we're doing what 25 other states have done. going to a manages care system to better coordinate benefits. the governor says this change will streamline medicaid, prevent confusion over prescriptions, and save the state money. the hawk-i board says not so fast. they never approved the changes and don't agree with the governor's decision. janet - we have a great children's health insurance program for thousands of families across our state. now we're gonna be asking them all to pick different providers. state senator janet peterson who's on the hawk-i board says families don't know if their pediatricians or hospitals are going to be part of the plans that are
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companies take over... even though families have received letters tell them coverage won't change. janet - it's a scaey thing for us to be moving foward without much thought from the legislature on whether or not it should be done. the governor never got the go ahead from the legislature or the hawk-i board to privatize the hawk-i program, but says it did get talked about a lot last session. obama administration to immediately appeal whether the house of representatives has the legal right to challenge a provision of the affordable care act. the house is challenging a provision that requires the u.s. government to reimburse some insurance companies for lowering out-of-
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pocket costs. the white house wanted to appeal immediately, but the u.s. district court judge says the court made the right decision in allowing the case. house speaker john boehner said in a statement he is pleased with the ruling, and the house has the right to challenge what he called the "president's unilateral actions with regard to obamacare." jessica rae: oprah winfrey is hoping to turn weight watchers around. the former talk show host is buying a 10- percent stake in the company and taking a seat on its board of directors. the move comes as the company profits plummeted nearly 50-percent in the first half of this year... but closed a- hundred-and- five-percent higher after the announcement on wall street. winfrey says she wants to partner in the evolution of weight watchers... moving it from a weight loss focus to one of overall health and happiness. " jessica rae: when we come back... i'll give you a few tips on how to get a successful jump on your holiday shopping. stay tuned for that story. scott: we'll have...
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"you're watching abc9 news this morning... jessica rae... scott larson.... this is abc9 news this morning. " "" scott:here's a check of the stormcast hd where a weak boundary is going to be stationed nearby
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the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first really gd shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy
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overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it to a high in the upper 60s. here's your 7 day forecast where we'll have high temperatures staying at or above normal, but slowly sliding downward as we move forward. we have a very goooo chance of rain thursday night and friday. jessica rae: scott: adlib jessica rae: retailers are already expecting a busy holiday season. so should consumers try to get a leg up on the competative
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sales? reporter karin caifa has more " it's far from even beginning to look a lot like christmas. t many consumers are already taking a look at how to save, on holiday shopping. (sara skirboll, retailmenot spokesperson) we're finding that more and more people are starting to shop earlier than ever. sara skirboll of discount and deals website retail-me- not says there are certain items best purchased now, and others next month. (sara skirbollll retailmenot spokesperson) i would say if you're starting to look and shop for things now, look for home decor, fall fashion, even toys -- i'd pick those up now because you're going to find great discounts. if you want to save some time -- i would look to november and black friday for things like home electronics, and even computete. with the rise in online shopping options, brick-and- mortar shops will offer a number of incentives, so shoppers may want to make an early trip to the mall to beat the crowds, and see what's in-store. (sara skirboll, retailmenot
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certainly growing, but the malls are where itit at. and what w wre finding is that one of the big motivavars for people to go in- store are things like cash-back rebates. also appealing inside the traditional brick- and-mortar store, according to a retail-me-not survey -- gift wrapping stations in store or in the mall -- taking an extra chore, out of the holiday mix. for consumer watch, i'm karin caifa. " jessica rae: " coming up.... i'll take you to utah where one of the most unique pumpkin contests is held... you won't believe what they do with these massive gords... the details are up ahead. jessica rae: over a week away... of the most on the market this year. we'll discuss some of our favorites... after the break. jessica rae: we are in the middle of pumpkin
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if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food to higher insurance rates for homes and businesses, the economic damage will only get worse. but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricityty and spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? and we've probably found the most unique use of the popular squash yet. participants in the fifth annual ginormous pumpkin regatta grew their own giant pumpkins, cut them open, tossed them into a pond... and raced them. the regatta comes after giant pumpkin growers compete to see who can grow the biggest pumpkin. then, they hollow out the 700- to 15- hundred pound pumpkins and start rowing. event director
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tamisa burns says there is a science behind carving a successful floating fleet. " tamisa burns: "they are pretty awkward to row. and it is pretty interesting and win." jessica rae: according to the grower's the vegetable vessels have to be "mostly" pumpkin. and speaking of pumpkins... we want t u to pumpkin! send us your best decorated, carved, or painted pumpkins! you have from now until october 29th to submit a photo of your best pumpkin creation. on october 30th, tune into the abc9 news morning show to see if you won! the winner will receive four muskies tickcks! ... to submit your photo you must friend me on facebook... and post your pumpkin picture directly to my wall... or send me a private message with a picture of your pumpkin. if you don't have facebook- don't worry, you can email your pumpkin picture to me, at
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jrae@kcautv.com. start decorating and get those submissions in soon! we can't wait to see siouxland's creatitity! jessica rae: and we have four new submissions for our contest! first up is this pumpkin... this little guy is named frankie. lana and katie created this beauty. really cool and creative, nice job! here is another neat one. emily and stacey are responsible for this pumpkin... which they n ned owlie! nice colors on this one! this pumpkin might be the most unique one we've received yet. it's named the mistery machine... and was created by jaime and jessica. and last but most certainly y t ase... the pumpkin was made by mary anderson... and is called the the haunted clinic c-n-o-s. very creative! keep these pumpkins coming! jessica rae:
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halloween. and, as usual, many of this year's costumes are ripped from the headlines. reporter jeannie moos has more on 2015's kookiest costumes. "here at halloween adventure... you can pick up props ranging from snakes to wings to hearts... but if your heart belongs to topical costumeses. (tony bianchch "well look at it, isn't it great? (jeanne moos) "so how many did you order? (tony bianchi) "about 48." (tony bianchi) "trump i've had hillary for a news." media have been calling sexy donald trump for the ladies. yandy.cocosells lingerie but branched out to halloween costumes and when this happened. (stephen colbert) "the internet blew up over this video of a rat carrying a whole slice of pizza." they introduced the pizza rat costume, and pepperoni pizza yandy's #1 is the blue/black vs.
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color?" even the animal rights group peta is selling costumes. (dan carron)"this is cecil the lion as you can see he's getting revenge on dr. palmer." peta says it's a tongue in cheek way to provoke discussion of trophy hunting. (dan carron) "and be the talk of the party." the price, 140 dollars. the lion's share goeseso fund peta's causes. but who o eds a new costume when you've already dressed your baby up as the pope? and gotten his blessing. othedo-it-yourself ideas for babies, movie popcorn or spaghetti and meatballs. and if you happen to be pregnant, turn your baby bump into the perfect pearl or the magic 8 ball. but halloween mainstays tend to be mundane. (tony bianchi) "the bread and butter are vampires. everybody wants to be a vampire. everybody wants to be a zombie." and what's a kid want to be?
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disney's barfing gnome. "there's a straw on inside of it and you blow on it and it unravels." (jeanne momo) "you can't get any betterer an rainbow barf " though there are those who would probably argue that people who dress up for halloween... "they're losers" jeanne moos cnn new york. jessica rae: scott: jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. scott:good morning costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes.
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costumes. jessica and d ott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. scott:good morning siouxland. it's been costumes. jessica and scott ararchatting about popular halloween costumes. jessica and scott are chatting about popular halloween costumes. scott:good morning siouxland. it's been exceptionally dry so far this month. this seeing a few sprinkles light up the radar to the
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west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. temperatures are sitting comfortably in the 50s throughout the region. we have a much calmer wind than yesterday currently sustained between 5 and 10 miles per hour. the dayplanner shows high temperatures reachingngnto the upper 70s under partly cloudy skie scott: here's a quick check outside on one of our iowa d-o-t traffic cam's re at . many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... scott: seeing a f f sprinkles light up the radar to the west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. temperatures are sitting comfortably in the 50s throughout the region. we have a much calmer wind than yesterday currently sustained between 5 and 10 miles per hour. the d-o-t traffic cam's here at . many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please ive safely everyone... scott: now you'll want to watch your speed in these areas today: ... police will be running radars, here...riverside blvd. and on
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w.19th street. so again... mind that speed. jessica rae: thanks scott... tickets for star wars the force awakens went on sale overnight... crashing a number of popular ticket sale websites. kendis givson and reena ninan have the details jessica rae: from pie hey there, in today's "techbytes," demand for tickets to the upcoming "star wars" movie breaking the internet. >> yeah, those tickets were supposed to go on sale after the new trailer aired last night. fandango started selling them early, and as word spread, the website crashed. amc theaters also down for a time. >> google is looking the new budding picasso. the tech giant announced its latest doodle from google contest. >> the winning doodle graces google's homepage for a day. it comes with a $30,000 scholarship. it is open to those in
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kindergarten through 12th grade. move over, segway, there's a new scooter in town, a two-wheel, hands-free device that can reach speeds of up to ten miles per hour. >> it is expected to go on sale in china next month with a retail price of $314. >> hello, santa, i'd take one of those. and those are your "techbytes." >> have a good tuesday. before it was honey in these honey nut cheerios, it was honey being collected. and honey getting made. and honey that was just beginning. i was out for a bike ride. i didn't think i'd have a heart attack. but i did. i'm mike, and i'm very much alive. now my doctor recommends a bayer aspirin regimen to help prevent another heart attack. be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an
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pumpkin is all the rage this time of year. and howard has another treat to add to your list! he's in the mister food test kitchen with a recipe that's filled with pumpkin, spice and everything nice every week here in the test kitchen we talk about what types of recipes we should make based on your input. so today, i figured i would ask merly, our awesome website editor what's trending. hi howard. right now a lot of people are craving anything pumpkin. we've also seen a big trend in dump cakes. so the cake you're making today is right on the mark since it combines both of these trends. thanks merly. for the cake, all we do is add some evaporated milk, a few eggs, some
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of solid pack pumpkin. once that's mixed, we spread it in a 9" x 13" dish and sprinkle on a box of white cake mix. yup, right from the box, not made according to the package directions. ok, we top that with some butter and top that with some chopped pecans and a few cinnamon baking chips. after this bakes and it passes the toothpick test, we let it cool. and the nice thing about dump cakes is that they're so easy to make. i do hope you'll go online and get the recipe for what we call, "autumn pumpkin dump cake," so you can be armed with a dessert that is not only downright amazing, it's perfect this time of year. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found a "simpler way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" jessica rae:
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coming up.... i'll get you caught up on the race to the white house... including the latest on whether vice president joe biden will enter the race. that story and more... are right after the break. scott: " " scott good morning. let's look outside on the port neal welding
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we need to disrupt the old order in washington, dc. we can do a lot better by applying conservative principles we should lower rates and simplify the code to allow people to freely decide how they want to spend their money. what we need is leadership to fix a few big things... so that this country takes off and soars where people can dream the biggest possible dreams...
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and pursue them with a vengeance. sfx: applause jeb. proven conservative. real results.
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king's pointe skycam hd in storm lake. pollen levels are high at the moment with weeds in the moderate range along with grasses and trees which are both low. currently it's in the 50s and we have a light wind with mostly cloudy skies. here's a check of the stormcast hd where a weak boundary is going to be stationed nearby today. that may act as a focal point for
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showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a the south and really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles. your overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll
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be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it to a high in the upper 60s. here's your 7 day forecast where we'll have high temperatures staying at or above normal, but slowly sliding downward as we move forward. we have a very good chance of rain thursday night and friday. jessica rae scott: jessica rae: now to the latest on the race to the look outside on the port neal welding company skycam hd in sioux city and the king's pointe skycam hd in storm lake. pollen levels are high at the moment with weeds in the moderate range along with grasses and trees which are both low. currently it's in the 50s and we have a light wind with mostly cloudy skies. here's a check of the stormcast hd where a weak
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be stationed nearby today. that may act as a focal point for the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in now to test on the race to the white house... speculation continues to or not vice biden will enter the 20-16 democratic race. ramos has the latest. "will he or won't he ...join the 2016 presidential race??? that is still the biggest question ...looming over vice president joe biden. josh earnestwhite house press secretary
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for anybody to make everyone but biden is weighing on this decision.....especially supporters. natsr quit video shot of "draft biden... 2 videos out ... lots of questions.. nats: kristin welker will you run??? biden laughs and still no decision....but how about this? subtle comebacks from biden potentially aimed at the 2 democratic frontrunners..hilla ry clinton and bernie sanders. biden: "i don't consider republicans enemies. they're friends," a possible response to clinton's debate answer when asked? which enemy she is most proud of. hillary: probably the republicans. (laughter) clinton later calling her answer tongue- in-cheek." and...was this one for the self described democratic socialist bernie sanders? biden: i'm not one of these guys - you know, let's go after the rich and the powerful and they're the problem. they're not a problem. on the republican side... trump vs bush? trump suggesting president george w bush was to blame for the 9/11
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attacks..and bush stepping in to once again defend his brother. does anyone actually blame my brother for the attacks on 9/11. if they do they're totally marginalizing our society. a brand new poll out has donald trump and ben carson neck and neck at the top-- marco rubio next, but still several points behind. polling on the demcratic side shows - voters think clinton is a stronger leader than biden but the vp is more likable.. as the vp gets closer and closer to a decision....abc news has learned he's held talks with potential supporters and democrats...in early primary states. stephanie ramos abc news washington. jessica rae: donald trump is making iowa one of his three stops across the nation in the coming days. this wednesday october 21st... trump plans on making a campaign stop in burlington iowa for a rally. that'll be at the burlington memorial auditorium at 6 o'clock jessica rae: former president bill clinton will be joining his wife, democratic presidential
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next trip to iowa. they'll both be in attendance for a rally being held this saturday in des moines. the event will feature pop star katy perry as well. hillary clinton will atten the jefferson jackson dinner later that evening. jessica rae: bernie sanders will also be in attendance to the jefferson- jackson dinner this weekend. the vermont senator was in oskaloosa on monday for a town hall meeting. it was his second day on the campaign trail in the hawkeye state. the democaratic candidate also stopped in fort madison and iowa city on this trip. jessica rae: some community members are coming to the defense of a sibley-ocheyeden teacher and coach who was fired for a violation of school code. kyle ewinger was terminated, after he was found sleeping next to an elementary student in his classroom. ewinger explained in a meeting what led up to that happening... saying he and his wife had taken the child in and he is a father figure to him.
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his own house and wasn't able to drop the child off with his grandmother after getting back late from an out of town football game. as a last resort, he said, he set up an air matress at the school. "he corrects all of his homework, he has football kids tutoring him, he got him to summer school every day, he feeds him, he gives him allowance...he does all of the things a parent does for a child " says kim van der sloot, parent of three in the sibley- ocheyedan district. jessica rae: the school board voted four to one teacher... on the recommendation of school superintendant bill boer ( ). the county sheriff was notified of the situation, but no criminal investigation is being done. "after their investigation, if they felt some kind of criminal charges would've been appropriate, then i assume that the probably will contact us then" says kevin wollmukh, chief deputy. jessica rae: some community members tell us they're questioning the actions of the superintendent and how he handled the situation.
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jessica rae: a member of the sioux city, east high school administration is the winner of a state wide fine arts honor. principal richard todd is the iowa high school speech association fine arts administrator of the year. the award is presented to a distinguished individual of statewide reputation and outstanding accomplishments. east teacher wendy bryce nominated todd for the honor. " " jessica rae: coming up in sports... the abc9 top plays are back with help from you, the viewer. stay tuned for the countdown up ahead. scott: jessica rae: last week i had
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representative of the sioux city public library latest book club, and some other upcoming activities taking place at our local library... here in sioux city... take a look "jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library
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latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public
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brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the
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library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public library jessica and donna brooks discuss the latest book club at the sioux city public siouxland and athletes are going all out for their teams. here's chris with five examples in the abc9 top plays of the week. chris palmquist--"on
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average, we here at abc9 sports shoot about 30 sporting events a week. that's a good total, but we can't be everywhere, which is why it's great when fans send in their submissions for the abc9 top plays, just like they did this week. we kick things off over in holstein. ridge view hosting west lyon. grant anderson rolls out a long way and nobody's open but it doesn't matter with buddy lamp out there. look at that catch in traffic...it's almost like learning to fly or falling in love. a dangerous throw, but a catch like that is gonna happen when it's supposed to happen. plplur was one of three plays sent into us this week. we head out to winnebago...and drake gorrin of the indians, looks a whole lot like seneca wallace against texas tech back in 2002. coaches always stress running north/south, and gorrin shows he can do that, while
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an impressive cross-field run for bago. what a week it's been for the dordt volleyball team. in the past 7 days they've taken down the number one and number two teams in the nation...this from their battle with top-ranked viterbo. and summer jansen, some how digs this out...honestly might have used her noggin on it...and gets it to fall for a point. an incredible kill for the defenders--thanks to jacob hall for sharing the cip. for play number two, we stay in sioux county...western christian taking on unity christian. it's 4th and 15 for the wolfpack from the 16, and joey horstman has no regard for his ribs.he climbs the ladder and takes a hard shot, but he holds on for the score. how often do you see professional receivers get alligator arms in a situation like this...an incredible catch for horstman. but play number one comes to us from heelan and storm lake. we've seen branden hohenstein here in the top spot before and he decided to reclaim the position. look at the elevation, he nearly sticks it with his right hand and then adjusts and gets his
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even the nfl referees could agree that's a catch and that's why branden hohenstein locks up the top spot in the abc9 top plays of the week. jessica rae scott: it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. it's been exceptionally dry so far this month. this morning, we're seeing a few sprinkles light up the radar to the west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. temperatures are sitting comfortably in the 50s throughout the region. we have a much calmer wind than yesterday currently sustained between 5 and 10 miles per hour. the
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reaching into the upper 70s under partly cloudy skies. seeing a few sprinkles light up the radar to the west and some mostly cloudy skies. measurable rain however is pretty unlikely today. temperatures are sitting comfortably correctionville farmer is getting a head start on next year's harvest.... by keeping busy with cover crops. plus here's what you can expect coming up on gma " "
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years of back and forth debate... a more than century old sioux city home will finally come down.
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sioux city, city council gaurenteed the demolition on a three to two vote the rose hill mansion at 15-29 grandview was red tagged months ago... but one-time owner james gengler managed to keep the home from the wrecking ball with multiple legal maneuvers. council members keith radig and pete groetken voted against the demolition... but hebert construction of sioux city now has the green light to clear the home site. jessica rae: a plan to renovate sioux city police and fire headquarters is underway the more than two-million dollar project is moving forward after a 5-0 vote. built about 30 years ago... the building at 6th and douglas streets has serious roof and infrastructure problems. council approved the multi-million dollar agreement with sioux contractors. work is expected to being before the end of the year with completion early in 2017. the plan approved monday is about a million dollars under the price tag city leaders first came up with for the project, jessica rae: council also gave
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the green light to a consulting group from wisconsin for site analysis and planning for future buildouts at chris larsen park. the study costs about 45-thousand dollars. when complete the city will use the information to update riverfront property formerly used by the argosy casino. jessica rae: most iowa farmers are harvesting their crops around this time of year... but... some farmers are still growing healhty virbrant crops for the fall... called cover crops abc9 news reporter deborah souverain has more on the crops that help keep soil healthy. most crops are...dried out around this type of year. but you'll see nothing but green on john wilcox's correctionville farm. natpop -- john pulling up radishes. john plants cover crops during the fall....to promote healthier soil. "soil has a lot of phosphorus and potassium and our crops, soybeans and corn, have a difficult time extracting those from soil. but he says cover crops help. this year..he's testing out radishes and field peas. tillage radish and field peas have an easier time getting it out of the soil. so they absorb it into the plant..and when
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they die they release it back out and then the soybean and the corn can get the nutrient easier now because it's in a more organic form," said john cover crops increase the number of organisms living in the soil. it also reduces erosion..and cuts the amount of nitrates that leak into ground water. and those aren't the only benefits john has reaped. "i saw pretty close to a five bushel increase on my soybeans where we did it," said wilcox, plants cover crops. john says it cost him about 25 dollars per acre...to plant the crops using a crop duster. but farmers can get financial assistance. "those incentives are available to producers who may have never tried cover crops before and would like cover crops, something new. we also have cost share incentives available for farmers who done cover crops in the past and would like to continue to do so utilizing some of that money, said evans. each cover crop
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provides different soil benefits... and john says they're sticking around to see what they are. "we'll continue doing it especially if we keep seeing the economic benefits," wilcox jessica rae: the natural resources conservation service...has extensive information on cover crops...and their benefits jessica rae: for a link to those tools...visit our website siouxland matters dot com. jessica rae: a picture of the most famous iceberg in history is going up for auction. the black-and- white photo was taken on the morning of april 15th, 19-12, and is suspected to be of the iceberg that sunk the titanic it was captured by the chief steward aboard the ocean liner 'prinz adalbert' the steward noted seeing red paint visible on the iceberg. pre-sale estimates place the photo between 15-to 23- thousand dollars. jessica rae scott: adlib scott: a weak their benefits the black-and- white photo was taken on the
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15th, 19-12, and is suspected to be of the boundary is going to be stationed nearby today. that may act as a focal point for the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles. your overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it
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to a high in the upper 60s. here's your 7 day forecast where we'll have high temperatures staying at or above normal, but slowly sliding downward as we move forward. we have a very good chance of rain thursday night and friday. the development of a handful of sprinkles and showers. it'll be warm today with highs near 80 degrees, but big changes sweep in tomorrow when highs will be sliced down by 10 degrees. we'll then watch as a system lifts out of the south and delivers our first really good shot at measurable precipitation in about a month. that will affect us thursday night and at least through the first half of friday. today, we're expecting a high temperature of 77 with partly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles. your overnight low will be 52. tomorrow, it'll be more seasonal with a mix of sun and clouds as we make it to a high in the upper 60s. here's your 7 day forecast where
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staying at or above normal, but slowly sliding downward as we move forward. good morning, america. hillary clinton surging past her rivals. our new poll this morning shows the democratic front-runner opening up a big lead after the first debate. vice president biden drops some hints last night he may be running, but is his window closing? oscar pistorius walks out of prison. released overnight after less than a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend. now under house arrest in his uncle's mansion. is the former athlete getting special treatment? near miss, a massive lightning bolt just misses this passenger jet as it comes in for a landing. the scary scene caught on camera. and "star wars" fans awaken. the new trailer released overnight igniting a frenzy. >> it's true.
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