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to our country's future is our debt." and ted cruz spoke attempt to filibuster the bill that 79 republicans and 187 democrats in the house passed on wednesday. the deal raises the government's debt ceiling through march 2017. it also comes with an increase in federal spending of more than 80-billion dollars on military and domestic programs. paul called the bill thresult of an "unholy alliance." ( sen. rand paul / (r) kentucky ) "on the right, they say, well, we need more money for military. on the left, they say we need more money for welfare. and so, they get together, there's a secret handshake, and we spend more money on everything." ( sen. ted cruz / (r) texas) "ten years from now, we are told 33-billion- dollars will be cut in 2025. well, mr. president, if you believe that, i have a bridge to sell you in brooklyn and some beach-front property in arizona for you." he says nobody in congress believes those cuts will ever happen.
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reporting jessica rae: a semi rig hauling hogs ended up on it's side just north of merrill last night. plymouth county officials say the semi was headed south on highway 75 when it tipped at about eight oclock. officers are still investigating a cause for the mishap, but the truck tipped in the middle of a curve entering town. the driver was not injured and there's no word on the condition of the pigs on board. southbound traffic was slowed to one lane while crews worked to get the rig back upright. jessica rae: one person was injured after a truck collided with another car. officials say rescue crews were deployed to war eagle drive in sioux city after reports of a head on collision between a car and a pick up truck causing the driver of the smaller vehilce to be trapped. rescuers had to free the driver from the vehicle dan cougill -- assistant fire chief " an elderly female patient that had some trauma type injuries that was some what trapped in her vehicle, so
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some minor extrication techniques. she was removed from the vehicle, the other patient was minor injuries that was transported by private vehicle." jessica rae: authorities are continuing to investigate this accident. jessica rae: governor branstad has a plan for out-of- state companies to take over iowa's medicaid program. but it's not going smoothly. the latest hiccup involves a former state lawmaker. renee schultee is on trial. she's defending herself against accusations she may have used inside, confidenditial information to help get one of those out-of- state companies selected to take over iowa's medicaid. the io hospital association has been opposed to the governor's plan from the start and says this trial is only one of many concerns. " greg i think there's a lot of concern about the process that's been pursued and timelines tha thave been pursued,
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mega-bus driving around the state. governor branstad helped honor a special, megab-bus-dot- com bus called the "hawkeye state," to show how much iowans have helped the business grow. over the summer, megabus launched a name-the-bus campaign in each of the states it serves, and iowans chose the name "the hawkeye state." but the bus doesn't just have a nice new name to brag about. " we'rgiving people the option for transportation that's clean, safe, affordable, environmentally friendly since we have 81 people on the bus as well." jessica rae: the hawkeye state bus is expected to be put into service soon. jessica rae: a brand new sioux city organization is getting local men involved in helping the community. the first event for a new group called 100 men who care, took place last night. the group will just meet once a quarter to nominate worthy non-profit groups to be their beneficiary. after a charity is chosen, all the a check for one
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hunred dollars to that group. the result is a sizable donation without a huge time committment. "we're really excited to get this first meeting going. we started off with this project hoping to make a big difference in siouxland and judging by the crowd here tonight and the folks that we have involved with this. we got no doubt, we're gonna make a difference for non-profits in the area." says chris liberto. jessica rae: the group chosen this round was the warming shelter, a new short-term housing option for people going through hard times. they'll be getting a check for over five-thousand dollars. the next "100 men who care" meeting will be in january. jessica rae: a family had to cancel a wedding in omaha recently after the groom reportedly got cold feet... but they decided to have the reception anyway... with a whole new roster of guests. the food was already paid for, and the family didn't want it to go to waste. so, they turned a negative into a positive, by donating it to a local mission. " (tara batenhorst) "my heart goes out to the bride and we just feel very grateful to be here." (candace gregory/presidt/c eo, open door) "i just thought it would be a great
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opportunity for our 76 students to come together and celebrate already how much they've achieved, but that they have a long ways to go." jessica rae: the open door mission is an organization that works to combat homelessness and poverty. jessica rae: if you're in ragbrai withdrawl, registration for next summer's ride is right around the corner ragbrai has also unveiled its new ragbrai 44 logo. the logo has featured hogs, corn, and tractors in the past. now, they say, it's finally time to relax, and enjoy all of the fun ragbrai, has to offer - off the bike! the new logo features a rider relaxing in a hammock trees with his bike and a tent in the so far, the logo's possitive feedback on social media. for next years announced in january " when we come back... you'll hear from a american activist and local law enforcement officials... about their idea intoxication. stay with us. we'll have...
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morning... with ... jessica rae... and meteorologist with ... jessica rae... and meteorologist sct larson.. this is abc9 news this morning. "
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stormcast hd where we'll have some sunshine this morning, but clouds will be pretty fast to wrap in during the afternoon. rain showers will begin during the afternoon and last through the overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect the clouds to clear out fast. then we'll have mostly sunny skies and warming temperatures as we move through the weekend and 70s
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55 and it'll be partly cloudy and cool with rain later. tonight's low is 40 with clouds and showers. tomorrow for halloween, we'll have a high of 63 with temperatures in the 50s during trick or treating under mostly clear skies. here's the 7 day forecast now where we'll look for temperatures to rise into the 70s next week with no significant rain chances. sunshine this morning, but clouds will be pretty fast to wrap in during the afternoon. rain showers will begin during the afternoon and last through the overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect the clouds to clear out fast. then we'll have mostly sunny skies and warming temperatures as we move through the weekend and 70s return for next week! today's high is 55 and it'll be partly cloudy and cool with rain later. tonight's low is 40 with clouds and showers. tomorrow for halloween, we'll have a high of 63 with temperatures in the 50s during trick or treating under mostly clear skies. here's the 7 day
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forecast now where we'll look for temperatures to rise into the 70s next week with no significant rain chances. jessica rae scott: sunshine this morning, but clouds will be pretty fast to wrap in during the afternoon. rain showers will begin during the afternoon and last through the overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect the clouds to clear out fast. then we'll sioux city police chief doug young is teaming up with local native american activist frank lamere from the four directions center... to come up with the best possible solution for homelessness and public intoxication. chief young knows restrictions won't completly stop the problem, but he says it's a start. abc9 news reporter bria bell has more. "beer cans are cracked opened" single can beer restrictions may be coming to businesses that sell
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adult beverages in the sioux ci area as a way to help curb public intoxication arrests and alcohol addictions. "i don't know if that's possible, it's regulated by the state of iowa, but it's something that we've been talking about," says chief doug young. a representative from iowa's alcholic beverages division says sioux city has the right to make the change... as long as it doesn't conflict with the state's ordanince. similar rules have been put in place in other cities. "they use zoning to limit sales or to restrict alcohol sales in some neighborhoods. they'll put extra rules in place that they have to sell so many...a certain percentage of their stock will have to be groceries and such," said bailey. frank lamere knows alcoholism is a problem in his community. about half of the people arrested for public intox in sioux city... are native americans. they're followed by caucasions who make up just over 32-percent of arrests. lamere says those people who need help aren't being connected with the right services. "and i'll be the first to say that as a native people, we need help. we know we have a problem. we want to get well,
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we want to get our families back together, but that takes help," said lamere. but area restrictions on alcohol sales the best first step? that will be up to the city council who would have to weigh the pros and cons down the road. in sioux city, bria bell abc 9 news jessica rae: chief doug young hopes the department's efforts gets the ball rolling for others in the community to get engaged and become aware of the alcohol issues the city faces as they look to get a handle on it. " jessica rae: coming up.... yesterday was national cat day... and i'll tell you how the car service "uber" brought kittens to the doors of iowans all over the state. " jessica rae: plus... you met louie yesterday... and after the break... you'll meet his owner. stay tuned to the dog that's way into our
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celebrate your baby's first birthday! here on abc9 news this morning we will be showing your baby's picture right here on our newscast.... everyone is invitedto send in a photo of your kiddo's first birthday.... you can email that picture to first-birthd-at- k-c-a-u-t-v-dot- com..... please be sure to include your child's first and last name along with a guide on how to pronounce their name.... along with their date of birth .... please email us all this information at least a week before their birthday! and we will air their picture right here during our morning show every monday between 6:30 and 7 a-m.... jessica rae: you might not have known yesterday was national cat day. and our friends in des moines got the chance to celebrate with some kittens on demand. members of our affiliate in des moines utilized the uber app's option for a "kitten delivery" straight to their newsroom. for a fee of thirty dollars, users get 15 minutes of play-time with the kittens. in des moines it's the animal rescue league that got the opportunity to show off their
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"i wouldn't be surprised if our 3 get adopted by some had some pretty interested people that we've been visiting that weren't quite ready to give them up." jessica rae: in total, 15 kittens visited people around des moines. if you are interested in adopting a cat.... visit a local adoption center here in siouxland. jessica rae: yesterday morning... we showed you a wiener dog's epic photobomb during his owners' engagement photo shoot. now... louis the dachshund's antics have gone viral reporter rachel slavik spoke to the couple about their energetic pooch who's clearly not camera shy. " ...here they are i did save them on here ..." choosing the right engagement pictures is a big decision for any couple. " i like that one the best i think this one? "you're looking for your favorite spot, the two of you in your natural element." megan determan and chris kluthe wanted a photo that captured their soon-to-be family "it just made sense to have him in the pictures because he's our dog" they just never expected louie to overshadow their moment. "gosh he's really photobombing us."
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" i knew he was in the shot, i didn't realize he was that much in the shot." on second thought, this six year old dachshund has a way of commanding attention. "gonna get you gonna get you..." at home you might even say louie's the alpha, after all he life first. i feel like louie's anytime i go to touch chris, louie's like 'no i want to be pet.' maybe you've noticed how chris is the only one perfectly blocked from view. ( photographer karin someone's face was blocked out we wouldn't deliver a picture but this one the louie picture is a special case." photographer karin berdal knew immediately this was not the normal engagement photo. hysterical off the it would become
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again...unlikely. "one in a million sounds dramatic because we didn't jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. scott:good morning siouxland. we have mostly clear skies jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. scott:good morning siouxland. we have mostly clear skies jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. jessica and scott are chatting about louie the dachshund. scott:good morning siouxland. we have mostly clear skies overhead as we start things off on this friday. temperatures are sitting in the upper 20s and lower 30s throughout siouxland and it's a cold start to the day. at least the wind, which has been blustery through
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and is currently under 10 miles per hour. pacing through the dayplanner, it looks like we'll have a high temperature today in the mid 50s, but a chance of rain also develops as we enter the afternoon. a complete look at your forecast is coming up - your news starts now. scott: now you'll want to watch your speed in these areas today: ... police will be running radars, here...jackson street and on 36th street. so again... mind that speed. " jessica rae: still to come... i'll bring you an update on iowa's expansion of broadband internet... and how it benefits a sioux center school. that story is up
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a couple of months ago iowa governor terry branstad announced an expasion of broadband internet. in august the governor declared rural areas across iowa with atleast 90 thousand homes would gain access to the broadband expansion. the federal communications commission is of 52 million dollars to internet providers across the state to make the expansion happen. and some siouxland communities are already benefitting from the program. jessica rae: schools in rural now have a new connection to fiber-optic networks measuring up to 1-gigabit-per- second internet speeds and teachers and students in sioux center iowa are saying it's making a world of
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1g connection," sioux center senior austin kallemyn said. technology coordinator brady woudstra agrees. it's an awesome thing for the school. we're getting 10x the speed. we just updated our firewall and infrastructure so, for us, it's a huge advantage," technology coordinator brady woudstra said. 38> we can pretty much say if the content is out there and it's appropriate, w want to be able to make it accessible. the 1g really does that for us." to celebrate the announcement of the high-speed service, governor terry brandstad, paul ryan has officially been sworn in as the new speaker of the house. you'll hear from the wisconsin representative about his new job... after the break. scott: " " scott:good morning
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52 and we had a low of 29. let's get a check outside on the port neal welding company skycam hd and the king's pointe skycam hd. we have mostly clear skies overhead as we start things off on this friday. temperatures are sitting in the upper 20s and lower 30s throughout siouxland and it's a cold start to the day. at least the wind, which has been blustery through the past 36 hours, has finally died off under 10 miles per hour. pacing through the dayplanner, it looks like we'll have a high temperature today in the mid 50s, but a chance of rain also develops as we
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enter the afternoon. here's a look at your stormcast hd where we'll have some sunshine this morning, but clouds will be pretty fast to wrap in during the afternoon. rain showers will begin during the afternoon and last through the overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect the clouds to clear out fast. then we'll have mostly sunny skies and warming temperatures as we move through the weekend and 70s return for next week! today's high is 55 and it'll be partly cloudy and cool with rain later.
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tonight's low is 40 with clouds and showers. tomorrow for halloween, we'll have a high of 63 with temperatures in the 50s during trick or treating under mostly clear skies. forecast now where we'll look for temperatures to rise into the 70s next week with no significant rain chances. check outside on the port neal welding company skycam hd and the king's pointe skycam hd. we have mostly clear skies overhead as we start things off on
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sitting in the upper 20s and lower 30s throughout siouxland and it's a cold start to the day. at least the wind, which has been blustery through the house of representatives has a new speaker has a new speaker representative paul ryan of wisconsin was elected to replace john boehner. ryan received 236 votes. democrat and house minority leader nancy pelosi got 184 votes. the newly elected speaker took up the gavel... addressing the chamber on what direction he plans to lead the house. ryan: we need to make some changes, starting with how the house does business. we need to let every member contribute. not once they've earned their stripes, but now . jessica rae:
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john boehner led the house for four years. but was forced out by hard line the new speaker a the broken house (rep. paul ryan/(r) house speaker) "every two years, we face the voters and music. b, we do people. we are supposed to study up and do the homework that they cannot do. so, when we do not follow regular order, when we rush to pass bills a lot of us don't understand, we are not doing our job. only a fully- functioning house can truly represent the people. and, if there were ever a time for us to step up, this would be that time." previously the running mate for 20-12 presidential election the 45-year-old is speaker in nearly 150 years. jessica rae: florida senator marco rubio is defending his absentee status target in the republican presidential race. rubio has missed votes in the according to but the senator says worse than
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his attendance record is the thought of a clinton administration. i don't like missing votes, i hate it. but here's what i would hate more, that is to wake-up on the first wednesday of november in 20-16 to the news that hillary clinton has been elected president of the united states . rubio went on to defend his attendance record, saying he is present when it comes to helping people in florida directly. adding he has no plans to change the way he's campaigning for the republican nomination. jessica rae: a slew of republican candidates will be visiting siouxland over the weekend. starting with the florida senator. rubio will make stops in council bluffs and right here in sioux city. locally, bevs on the river is hosting a happy hour for the senator beginning at 4pm. carly fiorina is also stopping in siouxland. she'll be at the stony creek conference center here in sioux city for a town hall meeting. that's all set to take place on saturday at 10 in the morning. democrat martin o'malley will be in sioux city today... at morningside colege o'malley will hold a coffee and
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at morningside college beginning at nine in the u-p-s auditorium. o'malley will also will be in studio with tim on this weeks edition of "this week in siouxland" beginning at 9am sunday. and the northwest iowa republicans rally with severalop contenders will be tonight in orange city. rick santorum, marco rubio, carly fiorina, and chris christie... will all attend the event begins at 7 p-m at the bultman center on the northwestern college campus. jessica rae: jeb bush is pushing back against critics who say his campaign is doomed after wednesday night's debate performance. the former florida governor was once the presumed frontrunner who's raised 25 million dollars for his campaign and is backed by a super pac that's hauled in more than 100 million dollars... he's had to cut payroll costs by 40 percent ... and has dropped sharply in the polls. the republican was in new hampshire yesterday... and spoke about how his campaign is going. " (jeb bush) "it's not on life support. we have the most money, we have the greatest
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organization. we're going to be fine. look in october, late october of 4 years ago, herman cain was the frontrunner for the republican nomination, 8 years ago hillary clinton was up by 6 points against an unkwn state senator named barack obama. jessica rae: now political observers are widely concluding bush's presidential prospects are doomed ... even as he tries to project confidence he can make a comeback jessica rae: aides say vice president joe biden and democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders met earlier this week the meeting took place at the naval observatory in washington, which is the vice- president's residence. the two men talked for about an hour. a statement from the sanders campaign said they discussed campaign finance reform and public education. jessica rae: coming up in sports... we'll check out iowa regional semifinal action in sioux city, le mars, and sioux center. stay tuned to find out who's now one win away from state. scott: stay tuned for today's forecast...
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competition. sports equiptment collected during a new "united way"
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project has been handed out. thanks to the first annual young leaders society sports equipment drive, hundreds of pieces of equipment are now available to 7 area non-profit organizations. each sent a wish list to the young leaders group asking for helping filling a need at their agency. everything from balls to sticks and bags were available for pickup, providing kids with activity they might not otherwise get. ""it means alot to us because some of this stuff we don't even have at the club, it's exciting.like i haven't even played with some of this stuff. i don't think i evered play golf and i want to learn." says 13 year old ernesto hernandez. "it is amazing what our community does do and the support it has for the non- profits in town. it really is a great community to be a part of." says jeff florke, chairman of e executive committee of the young leaders society at united way. jessica rae: florke says the idea for the "equipment drive" came from members of the young leaders group who's own children had outgrown the equipment. jessica rae: the state volleyball tournament is just a week and a half away for
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iowa high school teams. here's chris with action from regional semifinals. chris palmquist--"good morning everybody. two wins is all that stands between iowa's high school volleyball teams and the state tournament. last night, class 3a, 4a and 5a teams took the court in regional semifinals. and we'll kick off the action here in town...fourteenth north. early on...breonia farris smashes it through three blocks and down...north cuts the lead down to one. but back comes east...lexi lapke...an underrated hitter in the area...that finds the floor and the lead is 3. then gabby roe...from the line...no return for that...east out to an 8-2 lead. north would battle back...veronica boogerd gets it to fall off the block to cut it to two. but too much east last night...kennedy franko with the heads up play, finding the hole in the defense...and the raiders will play ankeny centennial for a spot at state on tuesday. up in le mars...the bulldogs hosting heelan in a great rivalry...1 a piece in the third. sydney rand...too hot to handle from the line...dogs go up 6-5. and then check out this effort from krista zenk...big swing, and then sticks with it after the great dig...le mars clinging to a
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lead. but then taylor ferguson...serves up an ace of her own...we have a brand new set, all tied at . then heelan's net play comes up big...sam mccab e...just a sophomore for the crusaders. le mars takes the first, but heelan wins the next three to advance to a regional final. down in class 3a, a great ranked matchup between sergeant bluff luton and sioux center. third set...match tied at one....kylee christensen smacks one over....the warriors cut the sioux center lead to two.... next point...its sydney scholz...great angle! sb-l cuts the lead to 18-17..... but sioux center was in control of the third set.....alexis toering off the block.....they take the 23-19 lead.... and on set point...its toering again....smashing the middle....sioux three 25-20.... four....scholz puts early....and the win a five-set thriller....3-2. that will do it for your check on sports...have a great friday everybody. jessica rae: scott:
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it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning mostly clear skies start things off on temperatures are
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siouxland and it's a cold start to the day. at least the wind, which has been the past 36 hours, and is currently hour. pacing through the dayplanner, it looks like we'll have a high temperature today in the mid 50s, but a chance of rain also develops as we enter the afternoon. a complete look at your forecast is coming up - your news starts now. rae thanks scott... if you didn't get candy for trick or treat-ers yet, be prepared for some sticker shock! kendis gibson and reena ninan explain. in today's "techbytes" apple is expanding the tech giant has
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drivers in iowa city
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to use extra halloween, saturday evening. football game the same time is scheduled t begin in iowa city. there will be a lot of trick-or- treaters out right when 70- thousand people are leaving kinnick stadium. iowa city police say they will have a bigger presence around the stadium when the game ends this week. and are boosting their presence in nearby neighborhoods. but police say the best thing people can do if they live around the stadium, is to find a new spot to trick or treat this year. " lt. bill campbell / iowa city police "people have to be aware of the fact it's bumper to bumper traffic, we've got a lot of cars out there, alcohol is certainly going to be in the mix as well, not a good time to have the kids out trick-or- treating right around the stadium, need to pick a different place to trick or treat if that's where you plan on going, you need to pick a different spot." jessica rae: some neighborhoods have moved trick or treating to friday. iowa city officials say a lot of the city won't be affected by this, and it's very hard on families to move the trick- or-treating date
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jessica rae: halloween is a favorite with celebs. there's the over- the-top costumes and big parties. but some a-listers -- are just trying to survive the spooky celebration . mary moloney explains in today's hollywood minute. "(nats) modern family fans know the character cam -- can get a little dramatic. "lilly! lilly! lilly (screaming)!" to get in the halloween spirit -- ellen sent eric stonestreet to a haunted house -- to see if his inner cam -- would come out. (nats) spoiler alert -- it did -- and he's scared. "it's like a choir of zombies" (nats) our brand is crisis star sandra bullock seemed scared by a costume choice. she tells jimmy fallon she had to stand up to her five year old son -- after he picked out her get-up. (sandra bullock/actress): "he chose slutty bat girl as i -- it was like the most inappropriate." "he goes mama you has to wear this and i went no mama doesn't has to." taylor swift instagrammed this halloween throwback -- dressed as a teletubby. and amy schumer remembers being a witch. she tweeted-- dressing as myself.
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moloney. jessica rae: one urbandale family is really getting into the spirit of halloween this year. the scott family has been decorating their home for more than twenty years, but this is the first time they've done it since moving to urbandale two years ago. tombstones and skeletons adorn their long front yard, which they set up over the course of a weekend. they say it's a family friendly design, with lots of puns and allusions for kids and adults alike. brenda scott, urbandale resident: "i think the best part is the reactions that we get from everybody. to me, halloween is a time to be outside yourself and be somebody different. it's for the kids mostly, and it's just to have fun." jessica rae: the scotts say one of their favorite things will be the flaming jack o'lanterns that'll be outside of their house tomorrow night. they say, taking down the display is a lot easier than setting it up. tear down only takes a few hours. " happy halloween"
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lots of children and family members showed up at spalding park elementary for the first trunk-or -treat event last night. the event consisted of teachers and some parents decorating their vehicles and handing out candy to kids all decked out in halloween costumes. the event is to help kids have a safe and fun halloween experience. ""we thought we would just try something for the kids and families because we really wanna get family involvement and we thought this would pto was nice enough to help us sponsor this and the teachers joined in and obviously it was a big success." says of spalding park elementary. jessica rae: they plan to continue this event in the future. jessica rae: contest is coming to a close... and we will announce the the show... but before that... we want to show off the last of our submissions. these pumpkins come to us from sarah... i love the lights.
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good job sarah. this bad boy comes to us from nicholas. the jagged teeth are something else! thanks nicholas. here are a bunch of pumpkins from olivia and sean. you guys must have been busy! and here is a fantastic one from julie. great job julie... very intense. here is my personal favorite... olaf! susan and ann worked on this guy. taylor sent in this pumpkin... i believe it is the hawkeyes helmet. darnell is
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good job darnell! and here is robin's submission. these are fun! again... stay tuned to find out who won four musketeers tickets! jessica rae scott: jessica and scott are chatting about our pumpkin submissions. jessica and scott are chatting about our pumpkin submissions. jessica and scott are chatting about our pumpkin submissions. scott:we'll have some sunshine this morning, but clouds submissions. jessica and scott are chatting about our pumpkin submissions. jessica and scott are chatting about our pumpkin submissions. scott:we'll have some sunshine this
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morning, but clouds will be pretty fast to wrap in during the afternoon. rain showers will begin during the afternoon and last through the overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect the clouds to clear out fast. then we'll have mostly sunny skies and warming temperatures as we weekend and 70s week! today's high is cloudy and cool with rain later. tonight's low is 40 with clouds and showers. tomorrow for halloween, we'll have a high of 63 with temperatures in the 50s during trick or treating under mostly clear skies here's the 7 day forecast now where we'll look for temperatures to rise into the 70s next week with no significant rain chances.
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showers will begin during the afternoon and last overnight period. on halloween tomorrow, expect out fast. then we'll skies and warming temperatures as we move through the weekend and 70s return for next week! today's high is 55 and it'll be partly cloudy and cool with rain later. tonight's low is 40 with clouds and showers. tomorrow for halloween, we'll have a high of 63 with temperatures in the 50s during trick or treating under mostly clear skies. here's the 7 day " coming up in our six o'clock hour... i'll introduce you to a small town
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nebraska farmer... who received special recognition from the white house. stay tuned to find out why. jessica rae: " plus... you'll see a north dakota cow that is just perfect for halloween. find out what makes this heifer
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start things off on this friday. temperatures are sitting in the upper 20s and lower 30s throughout siouxland and it's a cold start to the day. at least the wind, which has been blustery through the past 36 hours, has finally died off and is currently under 10 miles per hour. pacing througthe dayplanner, it looks like we'll have a high
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chance of rain also develops as we enter the afternoon. a complete look at your forecast is coming up - your news starts now. this friday. temperatures are sitting in the upper 20s and lower 30s throughout siouxland and it's a that's what one siouxland farmer is being called after being honored in washington d-c for his work on sustainable farming. abc9 news reporter elisa raffa visited his farm and has more he says.... it was a priviledge. this small town nebraska farmer is back on his land after a whirlwind trip to washington d-c where he was honored for being a pioneer in his field. "there's other people like us out there too, they want things to happen... to
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felt very priviledged to be one of those people. what a great time!" says martin kleinschmit, nebraska farmer honored in washington d.c. for his efforts as an educator of sustainable farming. martin kleinschmit from hartington is one of twelve farmers from across the nation who's been named a "champion of change" by the white house. since 1996, martin has been educating other farmers in his area about sustainable farming.. "as a group too, they learn what practices to use, what rotations work, what don't, so we can share experiences with one another, and that way not everybody has to make the same mistake. and so this way they can speak and they can ask the dumb questions and not get ridiculed, because everybody was asking those questions, so it was a safe environment to learn under" says martin kleinschmit. they tried grazing, crop rotation, and cover crops... all ways to keep carbon in the ground. he says it's not only important for healthy soil and fruitful crops, but needed to fight climate change.
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