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recovering from have much more coming up on this at 6 and 10. tim: cause of lung found woodbury county jenna: action month and want you to know how to get your hohos tested. has morere studio, bria? bria: tim and jejea, radon sux mitigation wants siouxland residents and business owners to know the importance of radon testing. iowa's government and banks have enforced radon testing before houses or properties can be sold. falling just after smoking, radon finds itself in second place as a cause for lung cancer.
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on the floor, through expansion and joints on the floor, when you actually turn your heating and cooling system on that forms your house in to a vacuum whihc will actually draw the radon into your house. when it draws it into the house then your air circulates it through your ac system and that's when it the radon will actually affect you," said courey. radon averages in homes should fall just below a rating of 4, anything higher than that can be dangerous according to tony. bria radon sux mitigation o oers small do i i yourself testting kits in store. for more information you can find their website on our website at siouxlland matters dot com. reporting live in studio, bria bell abc 9 news. tim: after last night's state of the union address the president is makign his way to give a few speeches on gun control. today he stopped in omaha nebraska speaking at the university of nebraska to a crowd of over 8 thousand. prior to that he
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om meeting, in nebraska obama isisxpected to be e king his way to louisana tonight. jenna: there's plenty of reaction to president obama's final state of the union address. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton saying the president has kept the economy strong and the country safe. meanwhile gop rival donald trump tweeted out quote "the speech was one of the most boring, rambling and non-substantive i have heard in a long time." not suprisingly reactions mostly fell along party lines. i'm praising the president for what i thought was a great state of the union address last night and agree that the ste of the union is strong. this president has an ego and if it's not done his way, to him, nobody's cooperating with him. also last t ght, present obama left a seat open in the first lady's box as a way to remember victims box as a way to remember victims of gun violence tim on cam iowa congressman
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attended thepresident's last state ofhe union address... but only for a short time..... opting instead also leave his seat open as a way to honor the lives of 55 million aborted babies. after making his way to the house of representatives chamber for the speech, rep. king told reporters he didn't want to be lectured to one more time... and that it was his last chance to step out on the speech. he was instead headed to the members chapel to pray. the congressman joins us live on the phone this afternoon to further explains his actions. rep. king thanks for being with us. to some you actions looked like grandstanding. why not just go to the chapel directly ? tim on cam do you think it was inappropriate
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lost to gun violence? congressman we appreciateour you get back to
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you get back to work.
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black attorney who he wants to be president. eric holder has endorsed hillary clinton. down as attorney general in 2015. he made his monday... saying in clinton has "the experience and for the job. holder plans to campaign for clinton in south carolina this weekend. he will also deliver the keynote address on her behalf at a church service charleston. with three weeks to go before the iowa caucuses, it's shaping up as a two-man race between ted cruz and donald trump. according to a new bloomberg- des moines register poll released wednesday. senator cruz is at the top of the poll with 25- percent support. trump now has 22-percent support... though that's within the poll's 4-point-4 percentage point margin of error. the poll was conducted among 500 likely republican caucus-goers during the second week of january. jenna: w to that tense situation overnight in the persian gulf. ten u-s sailors held by iran are back in american care after being
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the sailors, nine men and one woman, were freed after their two small navy boats drifted into iranian waters. we get more tonight from abc. "nat pop: iranian television first broadcast on iranian t-v this video released by the same- shows the terrifyingoments the u-s ilors endured while in iranian custody. you can see iranian soldiers boarding the u-s boats?the american sailors with their hands up, their firearms being inspected by the iranians. but today they are safe and back in american custody. kerry: "i also want to thank the iranian authorities for their cooperation and quick response." the quick response came 24 hours after two small boats piloted by the sailors allegedely drifted into iranian waters. they were travelling from kuwait to bah-rain when the iranians say the navigation the boats failed?.resulting in what they called "an kerry: these are everybody knows, having the ability if not properly guided to get out of control. i am appreciative for the quick, appropriate
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the navy saying there are no indications any of the ten had been harmed while in custody. karla on cam tag: the quick resolution diffused what could have been an international crisis. in just daysran is expected to meet the terms of the clear deal made last summer with world powers... which would result in $100 billion worth of sanctions lifted. karla barguiarena, abc news, neyork. tim: an iowa district dge is passing a lawsuit filed against 4 siouxland counties on to the state supreme court. des moines water works filed the suit last march against officials in sac, calhoun, and buena vista counties claiming they failed to manage nitrate levels from farm runoff, causing
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des moines rivers to skyrocket. district court judge mark bennett said "in light of the novelty of dmww's state law arguments, the fact that this case is one of first impression, for either this court or the iowa supreme court, and the public importance of this case, i believe that the interests of the parties and the public are best served by a definitive adjudication of these state law issues by the ultimate authority on them - the iowa supreme court." jenna: today, the vision iowaoard approved almost 8 hundred thousand dollars in community attraction and tourism grants to iowa buisness. the vision iowa program provides financial incentives to communities for the construction of recreational, cultural, eduacational or entertainment facilities. some of the newest grants were: iowa quilt museum in winterset carroll's merchant park redevelopement park project in carroll and lake city pool project in lake city currently 412 grants have been given t by the board totaling
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dollars. jenna: still to come... while we all know what an earthquake is, folks in wisconsin thought they felt a frost quake, we'lhave more next fred: it will be warm again tomorrow, but a major arctic blast awaits for t t weekend. meanwnwle, it looks like we could see snow tuesday. youou forecast is after the break!
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ople in parts of wisconsin may have felt what's known as a "frost quake" last night. twitter was abuzz with people who thought they may have felt one. and the national weather service says they got several reports of "frost quakes." cryoseisms... as they're officially known....happen when water in the soil expands as it freezes -- which can cause a large e boom and the ground can shake. they're pretty rare. fred:
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(jenna) fred, the weekend sounds cold. (fred) very cold! fred: (fred) the port neal welding company skycam hd shows a nice scene from the ho chunk centre in downtown sioux city. the high today was 38 and the low 12. 33 is our current temperature in sioux city. local temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. winds are southwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. wind chills range from the teens to the 30s. over the upper midwest, we see warm temperatures south and west, so you can be assured of anoth super day tomorrow. the satellite and radar shows clouds over the upper midwest. these will thin out the stormcast hd weather tongiht and arctic cold front means falling temperatures and breezy winds. the weekend will be very cold. your forecast for tonight is for decreasing clouds and a low of 18. tomorrow, expect a high of 37 and mostly sunny skies. the 7- day shows a drop to 21 friday with breezy winds, then only 14 saturday. single digit highs will be seen sundadaand monday, with lows as cold as -10! gradual warming will be seen toward midweek, with a chance of snow tuesday. stay tuned. fred: tim:jenna:
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thanks, fred. (fred) you bet.
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and folks are doing what they can to beat the odds to win the lottery. we'll have more next tim:
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s hope six-little balls will change their life forever. the powerball lottery jackpot has grown to one-and-a-half billion dollars... the largest in u-s history. cara kneer (ka- neer)brings us more " "
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by 11-p-m eastern, the u-s may have at least one new millionaire... (nats) "yes! we are gonna win!" that's when the one-and-a-half billion dollar powerball lottery numbers are drawn. the jackpot has been rolling over since november... the prize pot has grown so large partly because of a new format. the number of white balls numbers went from 59-to-69... and the powerball decreased from 35- to-26. the change means more overall winners... but more rollovers. to win you've got to match all five numbers picked, plus the powerball number. your odds of snagging all six... one in 292-million. you have slightly better odds of winning a million dollararby matching the first five numbers... that's just one in 11-million! despite those odds, the hopes of riches is what gets people playing. (mos)"man i'll be happy i won't have to work again no more. this is crazy. i'm playing $30 hopefully i'll win." "we're all optimistic that any one of us cowin and at any time, with any number, and why not me?" lottery officials are also hoping to crown a new millionaire or billionaire. (gary grief/texas lotter "i hope it ends tonight, that's what we're all hoping for and i actually hope that more than one person wins that jackpot across the country. what a great time!" tim: if there are no winners for tonight's drawing, the annuitized jackpot for saturday's drawing will be an estimated $2 billion with a cash value of $1.24 billion. tim:
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tonight's drawing, the annuitized jackpot for saturday's drawing will be an estimated $2 billion with a cash value of $1.24 billion. tim: after the break... we'll take a look at a martin luther king jr day event that will be taking place here in sioux city. place here in sioux city.
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welcomhere, and again, the local community is putting on an all-day celeation. monique scarlett with the local chapter of naacp is here to tell us more. the 2016 annual martin luther king, jr day is an all-day event in the siouxland area. on january 18, 2016, the local
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n.a.a.c.p. & sioux city community school district will sponsor the mlk art contest: "through the eyes of equality" for grades k-12. there will be a special video presestation from w wt high school ts year, as in years past from east and north high. th finale will be hosted by mt zion baptist church @ 7pm with the mlk and guest evening theme: "what are you doing for others?" the speakers will be students from local schools, sharing their knowledge of community heroes, and their efforts in making a change for others. this is a day of service and giving back to the community. if you would like to assist, participate or have any questions, please contact the local naacp president, flora lee @ 712- 255-0629. the 2016 annual martin luther
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all-day event in the siouxland area. on january 18, 2016, the local chapter of the n.a.a.c.p. & sioux city community school district will sponsor the mlk art contest: "through the eyes of equality" for grades k-12. there will be a special video presentation from west high school this year, as in years past from east and north high. the finale will be hosted by mt zion baptist church @ 7pm with the mlk community choir and guest speakers. the evening theme: "what are you doing for others?" the speakers will be students from local schools, sharing their knowledge of community y heroesesand their efforts in making a change for others. this is a day of s svice and giving back to the community. if you would like to assist, participate or have any questions, please contact the local naacp president, flora lee @ 712- 255-0629. jenna:: fred's back next with a final check of our forecast. stay with us.
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tonight is for decreasing clouds and a low of 18. tomorrow, expect a high of 37 and mosy sunny skies. the 7- day shows a drop to 21 friday with breezy
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digit highs will be seen sunday and monday, with lows as cold as -1-1 gradual warming will be seen toward midweek, with a chance of snow tuesday. stay tuned. " "
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