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"knowing that michael was on aderral and i chose to leave leonard there anyway, knowing that michael was not giving him the proper care that he needed," said rebekah williams- mccarthy. williams...who has been out on probation...was taken into custody.her family was visibly upset by the outcome of today's hearing. williams' attorney and family refused to comment on the case. her boyfriend michael...accepted a similar plea deal and is currently seriving a 25 year sentence. williams.. will be sentenced in the next two weeks. and there is not a mandatory im jenna rehnstrom tim and im tim seaman osceola county supervisors are moving ahead with a controversial taxing plan. it impact farmers near harris, iowa... who several years ago allowed wind turbines to be built on thier property with priomises of tax relief. jenna: the new plan divertes millions of tax dollars into other projects in the county. farmers are not y... saying the may take legal action. abc9's b ba bell has morereith dedeils...
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bria: a tif plpl, also known as "tax increment financing".... for osceola county was approved earlier today by county supervisors. revenue from a 10-year-old wind farm in harris will now help to nance other economic development in the county for up to 20 years. "it's tough to have to make this big decision, you know? to have to the county step in and help with this big decision...i just want to see the county grow," said spaethe. this morning's public hearing left many unhappy as the board of supervisors unanimously voted to implement a tax increment financing to assist with financing the city's developmental needs. "as a board of supervisors and a member of the board, we have to look at a balanced approach to what the tax dollars that are generated can be used in the best way," sanders. although this plan will affect tax payers, property taxes and schools..... county officials believe their r decision is for r e betterernt of the townwn. a group in the rris area doesn't quite think so because this is the first that they're hearing about the issues. "i would think that if you've got respect and integrity you'd have meeting with landowners and say, 'hey are some of you people thinking about helping harris, you know?' but they don't talk to us," said brueggeman. to help pay for the city's rennovations, it is estimated that the county will use up to 3.5 million dollars from the wind turbines. "if we don't need that much, we won't use it," said sanders.
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the wind turbines are on the tax roll at 17 percent are on the tax roll at 17 percent and this is the last year that a tif can be passed to divert those revenues. construction updates on sewer ands roads are set to begin nexts pring and shoud wrap up near november of 2017. tim: a federal agency has given notice to the state of south dakota that it will no longer be allowed to offer eb-5 visas to foreign citizens. the program allowed for foreigners to gain visas into the u-s in exchange for investing into u-s businesses. the notice cites
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the statats mishandling g the program in sevevel cities as a reason for the discontinunuion of the program jenna: a sioux city mother...charged dropped out of the democratic presidential race. webb made the announcement today at the national press club in washington. "i am withdrawing from any consideration of being the democratic party's nominee for the presidency." he says he will now meet with people from across the political spectrum to consider a third- party run for president. the former virginia senator's candidacy never really got off the ground, as he did little campaigning and polled poorly. . he was also critical of the democratic party's strategy and support they gave him during his run jenna: biden spoke this morning at a washington event wehre he stated that he dissagrees with democratic front runner hillary clinton about the g-o-p hillary clinton argued during last week's democratic
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debate that republicans were among the enemies she's most proud of. but biden said the g-o-p is not his enemy ... " i really respect the members up there and i still have a lot of republican friends. i don't think my chief enemy is the republican party. this is a matter of making things work." tim: former president george w. bush says he doesn't ke republican esidential candidate ted cruz. c-n-n confirmed bush's statement published on the politico website last night. bush talked about the texas senator during a fundraiser for his brother, jeb bush, in denver on sunday. cruz worked for the former president's campaign in 2000 and later for his administration. politico says bush's main sore point with cruz is his closeness to g-o-p front- runner donald trump. tim: croatian police allowed migrants to cross the border with serbia only in groups of 50. some people chanted "open the
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turn. tens of thousands of migrants f fm syria, iraq, afghanistan, and elsewhere are traveling through the balkans on their way to western europe. many are stuck on the serbian- croatian border as croatia negotiates with its northern neighbor, slovenia, over the number that it is willing to admit each day. jenna: high school jenna: high school students from dozens of northeast nebraska schools are getting an early look at the career world today. hundreds of students from all over the area took part in the annual northeast nebraska career day put on by unl extension. the high school sophomores got to pick the sessions they wantededo attend, everthing frfr education and farming, to business and floral design... and tv broadcasting, of course. one student we talked to says he's taking away some good ideas for the next step in his move toward a future career. jack osnes, wayne high sophomore, says, "i think it was really informational, because it shows you how to get to college and persue
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your dreams and all that stuff." as you saw, sports anchor alex walker joined me to present the session on tv broadcasting. this is the eighth year kcau has been part of the event. 945 students total registarted to take part. tim on camam the sioux city parks and creation department announces all public park restroom facilities will be closed by october 23, 2015, for the winter season. restrooms will reopen by april 15, 2016. park users may continue to reserve and utilize park shelters during the restroom closures. jenna: for the right price, you can take part in making scientific history. a new mexico scientist discovered a new species of moth and wants to give people a chance to name it. sasha lenninger reports. " " you can find all " " you can find all sorts of things on e-bay, such as clothing, electronics, gadgets and books. but now there's one other thing up for sale. the chchce to name a neney found moth.
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(amy) "50 years from now whwh scientists are researching moth , this moth will still have the same name. so it't'really like they are buying a legacy of naming this moth." retired entomologist eric metzler discovered a new species of moth a few years ago at white sands. the western national parks association says metzler has discovered 35-new species of moths. traditionally a new species is named for the person who discovered it, but metzler is trying something different. he is letting people bid on e-bay for the honor of naming his moth. the money would go to the western national parks association which foot the bill for much of his research. (sasha lenninger/reporting ) "this auction started this past saturday. it started at $500. now it is up to $6,000." (amy) "it's really meaningful to us that because it's a very unique item to wnpa and it really showcases our research program." the highest bidder will work with metzler to name the species. its a ance and lifetime opportunity. sasha lenninger koat actioioseven news. jenna: still to c ce tonight..
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important tips to help spot stroke symptoms..stay tuned. (fred) cooler weather is coming. . d there is rain later in the week. anototr great weekenenis in store. your forecast is after the breaea " "
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fred, today was gorgeous! (fred) it was. tomorrow won't be bad either, just cooler. fred hexom fhexom@kcautv.c om (fred) the hd radar shows just a few sprinkles in southeastern south dakota. these won't amount to much more tonight. the port neal welding company skycam hd shows mostly sunny skies from the ho chunk centre in downtown sioux city. 79 was our high today after a low of 50. wow, that's some bright sunshine on the e rt neal welding company skycam hd in storm lake! the allergy report isn't so sunny. pollen
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levels are high overall, with weeds high. we neeeea hard freeze to kill off ththpollen- producing plants, but unfortunately, none is in sight for at least a week. highs over western iowa were in the middle to upper 70s. eastern nebraska and southeastern south dakota were in the upper 70s and lower 80s. in sioux city, we have 74 degrees. local temperatures are in the 70s to 80 in norfolk. winds are from the south generally. dew points in the 40s and 50s indicate fairly dry air. relative humidity values are less than 50 percent for most. zooming out, we can see the cold front more clearly. billings, mt has only 50 degrees. the satellite and radar shows clouds thicker to the west closer to the front. the stormcast hd shows a quiet night tonight, then the front passing through tomorrow. so, it will be cooler wednesdada no rain is exexcted wednesday, but on thursday, a low will lififnorth along with the warm front. this will give us a chance of showers thursday, especially late in the day. with the low close by, showers are likely friday, and possibly even a thunderstorm! tonight, look for a low of 51 and partly cloudy skies. tomorrow, look for a high of 68 and partly cloudy skies. the 7-day forecast shows mainly 60s for highs. rain chances are 30% thursday and 70% friday. tonight's ask fred prize is 4 tickets to see the muskies vs. lincoln on friday,
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october 30. to enter, email fhexom@kcautv.c om or enter on our abc9 news facebook page under the ask fred post. jenna/tim/fred (jenna) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. jenna:
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warning sign of
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serious. we'll take a look k something more serious. we'll take a look at the condition in today's health minute. jenna: transient ischemic attacks or tia's
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because their symptoms are the me as stroke, t they go away inin few minutes-in other words, they're transisit or temporary. however, as linda ciampa tells us, doctors want patients who've experienced tia's to seek immedicate medical attention because tia's are warning signs for a potentially
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bigger issue.namely, stroke. " " tia's-- or transient ischemic attacks --happen when a blood clot or tight vessel cuts off blood flow to the brain for a short time. tia's only last a few minutes, but they're a red flag for future stroke. (dr. henri vaitkevicius, neurologist, boston's brigham and women's hospital) "about 10 percent of patients who have had tia's will have a stroke within 90 days." signs and symptoms of tiaia are sudden and the same a a those of stroke: numbness or weakness on one side of the body, confusion or trble speaking, trouble with vision, dizziness or loss of balance or severe headache with no known cause. (dr. ali sultan, neurosurgeon, brigham and women's hospital, boston) "it's extremely important to take these signs seriously, even though they resolve and you're back to baseline, it's extremely important to take this seriously and seek medical attention as soon as possible." depending on the underlying cause, treatment for tia's can range from
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lifestyle changes, such as stopping smoking, eating a art healthy diet and exercising, to medications that prevent clots or lower cholesterol --or - as in jon petersrs's case-- surgery. (dr. ali sultan, neurosurgeon, brigham and women's hospital, boston) "that technique was able to resolve a number of his symptoms and prevent a major catastrophic stroke from happening." tim: the american stroke association has come up with an easy way to remember the signs of tia or stoke. remember fast- facial drooping, arm weakness, speech difficulty, and time to call 911. coming up in sports...the yotes earned a huge win over n-d-s-u last weekend. hear what coach joe glenn has to say about carrying that momentum forward. plus...the bigtwelve hosted media day today. we'll have a port on iowa state and how they're e ndling high expxpations after the break.
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nba and a surprising early exit in the ncaa tournament last spring, iowa state is expected to be one of the top basketball teams in the big twelve and the entire country this season. so how are the cyclones handing those expectations? jordan furbee anchors our coverage from big twelve media day. jordan furbee--"after winning back to back big 12 tournament titles, no one saw a first round ncaa tournament exit coming for iowa state." naz mitrou- long--"losing to uab, it was really humbling. and it really taught us a lesson and to let us know we can lose any given night and we can win on any given night." georges niang--"we really looked ahead of a cououe teams and it cost us a couple of games. i think the biggest thing is if you can focus on every day, focus on every team that's in front of you. coach prohm preaches win the day and i think that speaks volumes to our team. if we can win or get a little better each day that we get out on the court, i think in march we can be a really great team." monte morris--"honestly he just doesn't want us to take no one for granted and to live in the moment. when you got a coach like that that can take success and make us better, everything else is gonna fall downwnhe line." jordan furbee--"and when it comes to st how deep this
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team can go, they'llll take it onongame at a time. but none are short on confidence, especially when it comes to winning the big xii." naz mitrou-long--"i think we can go as far as we want to go. it's all on us. if we don't take the necessary steps, we can get bounced in the first round. if we do, we can three-peat. you know, and it all starts with being 1-0, winning the day." jameel mckay--"honestly there's nothing lili winning the bibixii chamamonship. the atmosphere that we have here is pretty much like a home court for us, so it's big time and as far as--we do look forward to going further in the ncaa tournament this year, we believe that we have a team to make a deep run and we believe we'll do so." steve prohm--"as i do want these seniors to go out the right way, as champions in every aspect of their life." chris: on saturday, the usd football team
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did something they hadn't done since jimmy carter was in the oval office. the yotes took down ndsu in fargo for the first time since 1978. as monumental as that win was though, the coyotes now have to turn their attention to missouri state. the bears have struggled this season, limping into the dakota dome with a 1-5 record. usd is just 1-2 all time against missouri state, bubuis 1-0 against them in vermillion. joe glenn--"i'm really proud of the way we fought and competed at a very high level. a lot of guys stood out. i think we got great quarterback play fromomyan saeger, nonooubt. trevor bouma had a a eat game. a loloof things to build on if we can keep getting better through practice, it's what we do. i'm not worried about what missouri state's going to run at us, what they're gonna throw at us. i'm worried about us getting better." bad news for the yotes heading
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trevororouma will miss the remainder of the season with an arm injury. a great week of volleyball continued for dordt today as brooke granstra and jamie gesink earned gpac attacker and setter of the week honors. granstra notched 44 kills in three wins, giving the junior 1000 in her career. gesink, just a freshman, averaged nearly y 12 assists per s s last week for the defenders. and it was a clean sweep for our area as northwestern's jillian estes was named gpac defensive player of the week. the junior libero totaled 61 digs for the red raiders in their 3-0 week. chris:
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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 electricity and spururnnovation to create new businesses a a jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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" " it's time for our facebook fan photo of the day. today's picture comes from... knoefler chevrolet. they're supporting breast cancer awareness month by wearing pink shirts and... if you use the hashtag #idrivefor, on twitter or stagram, they'll donate five dollars to the american cancer society. jenna/tim/chris/fred: (fred) tonight, look for a low of 51 and partly cloudy skies. tomorrow, look for a high of 68 and partly cloudy skies. the 7-day forecast shows mainly 60s for highs. rain chances are 30% thursday and 70% friday. tonight's ask fred prize is 4 4ickets to see e e muskies vs. lincoln on friday, october 30. to e eer, email fhexom@kcautv.c om or enter on our abc9 news facebook page under the ask fred post.
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