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dakota access, is designed to pump crude oil from north dakoa to illinois, travelling diagnally across the state of iowa. the project is nicknamed the bakken pipeline because it travels from the bakken oil fields in northwest north dakota. in court paperwork filed tuesday, the judge presiding over the suit, dismissed the case, saying the three landowners who brought forth the case needed to go through the proper channels and quote "exhaust the immediate administrative remedies required" before they can sue a state agency. no judgement came on whether dakota access is able to use eminent domain. stay tuned right here on abc9 news for the latest in this case. jessica rae: this morning, opening statements began in washington, into yet another hearing about the deadly attacks in benghazi that claimed the lives of four american soldiers. former secretary of state and current democratic presidential caniddate hillary clinton took a seat before the congressional committee designed to
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uncover details about the benghazi incident and set future preventative measures to stop an attack from happening again. republican representative trey gowdy of south carolina said in opening statements, the committee owes it to those lost in the attacks to find answers. why were there so many requests for more security requests for more personell and equipment, and why were those requests denied in washington? when hillary clinton got the chance to speak, she commented on what she believes is at the heart of the issue during the benghazi hearings. saying the fault of the issues lie with the republican's political agenda. we need leadership at home to match our leadership abroad.leadership that puts national security ahead of politics and ideology but clinton wasnt the only one at the hearing who had a problem with the questioning. democrat committe member elijah cummings had something to say about the timeliness of the
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congressional meeting, adding there are ulterier motives for the hearings. the problem is that the republican caucus did not like the answers they got from those investigations, so they set up this select committee with no rules no deadline and an unlimited budget, and they set them loose madam secretary because you are running for president. representative cummings also mentioned the select committee spent 17 months and 4 point 7 million dollars of taxpayer money pursuing answers about details surrounding the benghazi attack. jessica rae: a new poll says donald trump is being out-trumped by a republican rival in iowa. jessica rae: university poll of likely iowa republican caucus-goers says ben carson now leads the g-o-p presidential field in the state with 28 percent. trump is second at 20 percent, followed by senator marco
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percent and senator ted cruz at 10 percent. this is the first major poll showing trump trailing by a significant margin since june. the retired neurosurgeon topped the poll with the help of women and white evangelicals, both of whom support carson by wide margins over trump. jessica rae: speaking of donald trump, he was in burlington iowa yesterday at a campaign rally, where he spoke to voters about his stance on illegal immigration, and what he plans to do with the economic situation. jessica rae: and while donald trump was in burlington, his campaign bus was not... so where was it? amanda krenz has the answer. amanda intro : in the heart of newton iowa, right outside of chris christie event... is this big blue bus... it used to say trump... it's not piece of art that says and means something different. nats of christie.. inside of a small town diner presidential candidate christ christie tries to gain support from iowans. right outside sits a former trump bus that now has banners hanging over both sides. one side now reads
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eup with the concept for this bus transformation. artist is as together... solve things. david gleason is part of the team that's getting this project 2:07:59 we're about to activate these banners, since i'm the project manager... part of this art entails splashing the banner "great dispersion 2:12:18 that's the official christening, the rest is up to the rrest of the country. the team invites anyone who wishes to toss some fruit juice to step on up. the red splashes... a metaphor for some of trumps comments about women. 2:10:36 he's an equal opportunity bully, this is an equal opportunity to punch toss. this 35 year old bus... has more than a million miles on it... it's been through three transmitions and three engines.
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dollars off of craigslist. while it's not exactly showing support for trump... it's not a bi partisan bus either, rather non partisan... this peice of art is meant to make a statement... or at least meant to make people think about the current state of politics in our country. 2:06:48 the notion is let's imagine this bus, hlep cross the divived, there's a divisive moment that's a challenge. while the bus travel across the country... and eventually to miami florida in december for an art exhibit... the crew hopes it will take on a tranformation all it's own...
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planned in norfolk to honor a special guy from the city. here's paul hughes with more. " after months of discussing flow meters, the board of directors of the lower elkhorn natural resources district is scheduled to take action on the issue tonight. tonight's meeting begins at 7:30 in the lifelong learning center on the northeast community college campus. tax revenue for the city of norfolk continues to show the impacts of last june's hail storm. at this week's meeting of the norfolk city council, accountant sheila rios said the september sales tax receipts - representing july sales - totaled a little more than $906,000, down 12- percent from the same time last year. she said the drop is because july of last year saw a spike in retail activity and sales tax receipts related to hail- storm repairs. the elkhorn valley museum is having a big party tomorrow night to celebrate johnny carson's 90th birthday. elkhorn valley museum director ryan leichenhauer says
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plans for the day include extra showings of tonight show clips and display of additional johnny carson items. birthday cake will be served beginning at 6. those and more stories can be heard on news talk wjag, lite rock 97.5 and 106 kix. " jessica rae: volunteers from beth shalom congregation here in sioux city have been busy in the kitchen all week long. it's all in preparation for the annual super latke fundraiser, cooks in the kitchen are busy making 3 to 4 thousand motzah balls. organizers say the majority of the ingredients for this year's meal come straight from local farmers, " this year we're having latkes and matzah ball soup, so today we're preparing the soup and the matzah balls." motzah ball soup is a jewish dumpling in a chicken broth. the fundraiser will be held on sunday november 8th from 11-30 a-m to 5-30 p-m tickets are just 12 dollars. jessica rae: still to come... there's a shortage of a popular kids toy...
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why is lego running low? find out, up next scott:
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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 spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs.
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so, what are we waiting for? scott:good morning everyone. let's check out conditions on the port neal welding company skycam hd in sioux city and the king's pointe skycam hd in storm lake. the pollen count
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reveals high levels at the moment. right now in sioux city, it's partly cloudy and the temperature is near 40 degrees. the satellite and radar picture shows some rain moving through kansas and into nebraska this morning. a passing shower is possible with a lobe of rain cut-off passing through lincoln. here's your stormcast hd where we're keeping an eye peeled on an area of low pressure to our southwest. this is going to churn northward during the course of our thursday. rain will likely stay south and west of sioux city through the middle
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of the day. then our rain chances will gradually increase throughout the area as we enter tonight. friday will be a wet and breezy day. finally by friday night, the low tracks eastward and we begin to dry out for the weekend which should be terrific. getting a check of the rain forecast model now, you can see that we'll stack up between a half inch and one inch of rain hours. today's high mainly staying west
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during the day. tonight's low is 56 with rain becoming likely. tomorrow will be rainy and breezy with a high of 67. here's your 7 day forecast jessica rae scott: jessica rae: if legos are going
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holiday gift- giving... you may want to shop soon... the danish toymaker says it will run short of its iconic plastic bricks this christmas... a spokesman said shortages are likely to affect parts of europe, but did not elaborate. business has been booming at lego in recent years, thanks in part to the popularity of "the lego movie". jessica rae: after the break... howard is whipping up a pudding recipe unlike any other... i'll give you a hint, it's not chocolate and it's not vanilla... stay tuned for
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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... and pursue them with a vengeance. sfx: applause
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right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. but instead of
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chocolate, vanilla, or tapioka... howard has a corn pudding recipe you must give a try "have you ever wondered how certain dishes came to be? let's take this corn pudding for example. native americans first introduced early settlers to the method of cooking corn with water. after some time, the settlers added eggs, cream, and butter . making it more of a custard. well, let's fast forward to today, and although there are many variations, its popularity is still going strong. let me show you the shortcut version that we're making today. all we do is combine a few cans of corn that we've drained, along with a couple cans of cream style corn, a bit of milk, some sugar, a few beaten eggs and a couple tablespoons of cornstarch. once that's all mixed, we pour it into a baking dish and into the oven it goes for just over an hour, or until the center is set and the top is golden. and even after all these years, you still can change it up if you want. try using frozen corn instead of canned, or brown sugar instead of white. you get the idea. and when it comes out of the oven all piping hot, get ready for a side dish that's as welcoming at a weeknight dinner as it is on your holiday table. i do hope you'll go online and get the recipe for what we call, "easy
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recipe . and the story behind it, the next time everyone is sitting around the table. i'm howard with kelly in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found an "historic way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" " jessica rae: in this week's gardening segment... melinda meyers shows us the right tools we should be using to prune our gardens. here she is now with more. "before you head out to the garden to do a bit of pruning, make sure you have the right tool for the job. use a bypass hand pruner for
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pruning woody stems up to of an inch in diameter. these pruners have two sharp blades like scissors, resulting in a clean cut that closes quickly. look for a quality pruner with replaceable blades. employ a bypass lopper to extend your reach when pruning small trees, shrubs and roses. most loppers cut branches up to 2 inches in diameter. those with longer handles give you greater leverage. and some have ratcheting devices to increase the cutting power with less effort on your part. invest in a small pruning saw for larger stems and wish, comes true... just in the nick of time... jessica rae:
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artist is helping a family's last wish come true. wilbur meyer has always wanted a sculpture of herk hawkeye in his back yard... but given only a few weeks to live, his family didn't think he'd ever see it happen. abc9 news reporter deborah souverain has this one a die hard hawkeye fan....all wilbur meyer...wanted was for this tree...to be transformed into his favorite mascot. but suffering from lung cancer...and given a few weeks to live. his family didn't know if he'd be around to see it happen. "it's something that we wanted together but he said i'm not going to see it, so you might as well cut it down," said donnette meyer. however, his three children had different plans. natpop -- yeah but dad what you've done for us in all the years you've been alive, this is nothing," they reached out to woodcarving artist...jeff klatt...who wilbur is a fan of. natpop-- you dropped everything you were doing justcome carve herky, that really made my day," said meyer. "it was an honor," said klatt jeff..who lost both parents to colon cancer....dropped
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complete the project in time for natpop -- chain saw "i've been through a before and i know helps and i was and do it for them," said jeff klatt, chainsaw artist. wilbur hasn't seen the sculpture in person yet...because he's to weak to move but, he's seen herky in photos..and his daughter nicole..says she's father's last wish come true. it's awesome to see him cry because you think he's sad but it's amazing. seeing him soo happy especially in the situation he's great," said nicole florine. the sculpture is art from the heart...that loved one say is strength to keep fighting. "wish that i'd never thought i'd see come true. jessica rae: wilbur hasn't seen
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but he plans to get in his wheel chair and look at it from his living room window. jessica rae: scott's up next with a final check of our forecast. stay with us. jessica rae:
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on the show today. feel fatigued? what hormones might be we're tackling one possible reason that you're so wiped out with a plan to help ease your exhaustion from a doctor known as the 'hormone whisperer'. then, it's america's new favorite pasttime and we're all guilty of it. binge-watching t.v. my social experiment reveals how to make binge-watching healthy." jessica rae: again that's coming up today on dr. oz at 4 o'clock right here on abc9. jessica rae scott: today's high is 64
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staying west during the day.onight's low is 56 with rain becoming likely. tomorrow will be rainy and breezy with a high of 67. here's your 7 day forecast
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>> announcer: are you sick of spending a bundle at the grocery
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then get ready, because we're about to show you how to spend less and eat more. clinton's kicking things off with a quick and cheesy appetizer that'll get the party rolling. then mario and michael serve up a duo of dishes perfect for any budget. plus, carla's slaying it in the kitchen with superstar mom sarah michelle gellar. the savings are about to pile up, ka-ching, right now on "the chew." [ cheers and applause ] >> hey everybody, welcome to "the chew." which of you guys likes to eat again? >> we do. >> we do. >> and who wants to spend less cash? >> you know i do. >> well, you're all in luck, because today, we're lowering your tab and sharing everything you need to spend less and eat more. [ applause ] the audience seems to like that. good looking group today. all right, so when this audience came in, we asked them some questions.
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we asked them -- we posed a
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