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us... i'm deborah souverain this evening we're following a developing story in boxholm iowa....where a house fire claimed deborah: good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm deborah souverain thanks for joining us... i'm deborah souverain this evening we're following a developing story in boxholm iowa....where a house fire claimed the life of 4 people. according to reports the fire broke out overnight in the home in boxholm. a mother, and her three young children did not make it out of the fire. e victims have been identified as 27-year-old amber sorenson....9-
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sorenson....6- yearld autumn sorenson....and 4- year-old braydensorenson. the father, john sorenson was reportedly working at the time of thfire. due to frigid temperatures...fir e fighters had difficulty extinguishing the flames. tonight at ten, we'll have an update on the investigation into what sparked the fire. deborah a group of newell-fonda high school students spent their winter term on a very special project. the group created a film called "equality is reality" ... in it they are dealing with the issue of bullying and trying to raise awareness about the problem. they spent six and a half hours each weekday for two weeks on the film ... and for one of their advisors ... chosing film as their medium was the first step in trying to reach as many peoples possible. "our experience wasashat it has the greatest emotional impact. you can put the music in , it's the visuals ... it's the scary things that they weren't afraid to show." and tonight at 10
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from the students... on why this project was so important them ... and how it can make a difference. photo enthusiasts came together today for an exhibit highlighting the beauty of siouxland. "now hold on a cond. don't move..." "too late"e" "out of film?" "no" laughing the event was hosted by the sioux city camera club...at the betty strong encounter center. the "siouxland exhibition"...featur ed a wide ranch of scenes from around the area....from city life...to rural landscapes. two locally produced short films were also shown at the event. the sioux city camera club is more than 100 year old's...and focuses on teaches the best photography techniques. deborah gop presidential hopeful chris chrisite is stumping in iowa today. the new jersey governor held a town hall in le mars... he also stopped right here in sioux city...for a town hall at buffalo alice. we have a crew at the event.... and will have more on his visit tonight at ten.
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on the other side of the ce...democratic candidates are in south carolina today preparing for their first debate of the year. candidates bernie sanders...martin 'o malley and hillary clinton.... all made campaign stops in charleston ahead of tonight's debate. the trio attended an annual fish fry saturday...hosted jim clyburn. event...sanders and clinton had very strong words for their republican rivals. (sen. bernie sanders/(d) candidate) "we are not going to let donald trump and the others divide us up. (cheers) we are going to stand together and create a nation and an economy that works for all of us not just a handful of billionaires." butt to (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "if you er had the misfortune to listen to the republican's debates, (boos) you hear them insulting people all the time, demeaning people. that is no language
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wanting to be our president. tonight will be the fourth time e the candidates meet the debate stage. and coming up later in our show...we'll tell you about a major escalation between g-o-p rivals...donald trump...and his one-time friend ted cruz. deborah today was a historic day for iran. the country is now free from sanctions imposed by the u-s and european nations. iran's president hailed the lifting of crippling economic sanctions. the move came saturday....after a u-n agency verified iran had completed the necessary steps.....in a deal to restrict its nuclear program. in response, president barack obama said this agreement is a good thing for the iranian people. (president barack obama) "for decades your government's threats and actions to destabilize your region have isolated iran from much of the world. and now our governments are talking with one
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you, especially young iranians, have the opportunity to begin building new ties with the world." this all comes following a prisoner swap deal with iran...freeing four americans.... and a fifth american who was not part of the deal. the freed prisoners arrived in switzerland today. deborah the search continues for 12 missing marines... after what authorities believe was a helicopter crash in hawaii thursday night. coast gaurd officials say the search remains a "rescue" mission...however, strong currents....and large surf is making the rescue effort diffcult. cnn's alexander zannes has more. "as of 8 am this morning rescue crews have covered more than five thousand square nautical miles searchinfor the 12 missing marines... a search that grows more difficult by the hour. lt. scott carr, u.s. coast ard "when you talk about searching om the air, you know, you're a couple hundred feet off the ground. seeing a person in the water, you know, that person...the only thing that would be appearing above them, above
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their shoulders." search cre continue to find what they call debris consistent with the type of helicopterernvolved in theherash, but so far no sign of the missing maris. lt. scott carr, u.s. coast guard "there have been a couple life rafts found. there's been a lot of debris found. unfortunately, we have not found any survivors as of right now." the coast guard says the high surfs just one of the challenges. there's also ocean currents which may have sent survivors or debris several miles from the crash area. to deal with that.. the coast guard dropopbuoys to help determine the best places to search. lt. scott carr, u.s. coast guard "we can drift people in a life ft. we can drift various types of things that you might be looking for. that helps us kind of determine where, based on the currents, where things are going." as for how long the search will continue, the coast guard says there isn't a timetable at this point. lt. scott carr, u.s. coast guard "at this poioi, it's still a a arch and rescueueission. and the coast guard and our partner agagcies are going to continue to search and maintain
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able to find these marines and bring them home to their families. " deborah the coast guard is warning anyone who finds debris to treat it as hazardous material. coming up after the break... two rats in a new york subway station are caught in a game of tug-a-war we'll tell you what their fighting over.r. elisa another subzero night with dangerous cols... snow likely tuesday.. details next. " "
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video thatatent viral laststear? well, some new rodents are in the spotlight now. take a look at "pita rats"... this viral moment happened...after someone dropped a piece of pita bread in new york's herald square subway
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spotted the snack....and struggled dragging it up the stairs. the rats manage to get it up a few steps....but they take plenty of breaks to eat. they also play a bit of tug-o-war with it. allison/elisa cold out there!!! elisa raffa 2 line cg: elisa raffa eraffa@kcautv.co m wind chill advisory tonight and
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siouxland, a warning in northern iowa for sac, emmet, and palo alto counties. bundle up and don't forget the pets! our lows this morning... brutal cold!! 20 below as temperatures in northern iowa. there's our arctic plunge... another day of very cold air before this pushes east. temperatures barely above 0 now, below 0 in northern iowa. wind speed still out of the northwest. chills all below 0, near 30 below at the border. another night of subzero temps, again colder nw iowa. subzero tumble tonight with a few flakes possible and 20 below wind chills. but we're headed up from here! after tonight... more positive readings, nearing 20 on tuesday.. but with some snow. decieving sunshine on sky cam. clouds
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blast on stormcast hd, last bit of nw flow tonight with dangerous wind chills. tomorrow high shifts east taking arctic air with it. south wind warms us to 10 degrees. sunshine during t t day, increasing clouds late as we bring in a bit of snow. starting monday overnight into tuesd.. lasting tuesday morning. tuesday afternoon we'll see light snow showers, with higher accumulations being south and east again. it's gone by tuesday night. light 1-2" for tuesday... keeping an eye on a possible area for 3 or 4" at most. 10 below tonight, another round of dangerous cold, wind chills 40 below in northern iowa. tomorrow, warmer? a bit... with more decieving sunshine. wind chills at 10 below. 7-day: warmer on tuesday with healthy snow
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rebound into the 20s, even 30s by the weweend. deborah/elisa cold!! wind chill advisory tonight and tomorrow morning for most of siouxland, a warning in northern iowa for sac, emmet, and palo alto counties. bundle up and don't forget the pets! our lows this morning... brutal cold!! 20 below as temperatures in northern iowa. there's our arctic plunge... another day of very cold air before this pushes east. temperatures barely above 0 now, below 0 in northern iowa. wind speed still out of the northwest. chills all below 0, near 30 below at the border. another night of subzero temps, again colder nw iowa. subzero tumble tonight with a few flakes possible and 20 below wind chills. but we're headed up from here! after
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nearing 20 on tuesday.. but with some snow. decieving sunshine on sky cam. clouds creeping in and breaking up. arctic blast on stormcast hd, last bit of nw flow tonight with dangerous wind chills. tomorrow high shifts east taking arctic air with it. south wind warms us to 10 degrees. sunshine during the day, increasing clouds late as we bring in a bit of snow. starting monday overnight into tuesday.. lasting tuesday morning. tuesday afternoon we'll see light snow showers, with higher accumulations being south and east again. it's gone by tuesday night. light 1-2" for tuesday... keeping an eye on a possible area for 3 or 4" at most. 10 below tonight, another round of dangerous cold, wind chills 40 below in northern iowa. tomorrow, warmer? a bit... with more decieving sunshine. windhills at 10 bejow. 7-day: warmer on tuesday with healthy snow chance, although it is light. then we rebound into the 20s, even 30s by the weekend. deborah/elisa cold!! still to come
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between donald trump deborah more
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cruz. at a recent tea party gathering...trump was booed when he criticized cruz. and it's all happening while the democrats gear up for their fourth debate. abc reporter mary bruce has more. "this morning republican front runners donald trump and ted cruz are going to the mat in a war of words, infront of the camera and on twitter. trump is slamming cruz in a barage of twee, no calling him a hypocrite and posting this photo askin, 'is this the new york that ted cruz is talking about and demeaning?' and he blasted him for failing to properly disclose a loan from golden sachs. donald trump "he obviously did'nt want the voters to know that he is totally in conrol of the lock stock and
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cruz fired back. ted cruz "i think in terms of a commander and chief, we outta have someone who is'nt springing out of bed to tweet." in south carolina, where both candidates appeared for a tea party convention, trumps attacks did not go over well. donald trump "excuse me, did he not report his bank loans? say whatever you want, he didn't report his bank k loans, it's okay. one e e democratic side, the mood was a little m me light- hearted as the candidates geared up for tonights debate. hillary clinton "i certainly am pleased to share this podium with uh my but the pleasantries are not expected to last long. candidates actually do agree on a lot but we do have differences i'm sure we'll explore more debate." with the democratic race tightening in the early states, the candidatat have been attacks. "under a sanders administration, every democratic
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will get the resources it needs." " deborah the democratic debate is tonight. not only ithis the first one of 2016 but i iis also the lala one before voters weigh in. it's shaping up to be the most heated one yet. coming up in ranked morningside battled dakota state in a non- conference tilt. stay tuned for the action from allee gym. plus..iowa hosted michigan at a sold-out carver- hawkeye arena.... find out if the hawkeyes extended their winning streak when we come back.
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time in 17 years. to make that even sweeter, the hawks completed the season sweep of michigan state for the first time since 1993. what could iowa possibly do as an encore... michigan in town
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arena...the wolverines 3-1 in conference play opening minute....anthony clemmons attacks the rack and finishing strong....iowa out to a 4 4 lead..... how about wooden award midseason finalist jarrod uthoff....he hits the stepback three....hawkeyes began the game on an 11-0 run.... but michigan would settle down...deficit at one...not anymore...d.j. wilson bkdoor cut.....wolverines take the 21-20 lead.... hawkeyes back up by three now...uthoff with a hand in his face? no problem! he finished with 23 points....iowa by five...... and who says thehe big man cant run the break.....adad woodbury the steal and the flush on the other end..38-33 iowa at recess... this game would stay close...but peter jok silences the michigan rally with the triple...he had 14 of his 16 points in the second half... then its uthoff with the closer.....big-time move...hawks win 82-71... iowa has won 11 straight big ten games dating back to last season. the iowa state women on the road at texas tech....
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fall in overtime 69-66. seanna johnson led the team with 19 points. the ladies return to action on wednesday at oklahoma state. alex after two weeks at number two....the morningside ladies are back on top in the national polls. ranked number one in the country, the mustangs hosted dakota state in a non-conference tilt. morningside winners of 10 straight.....lookin g to extend that streako 11.... in the early going.....jessica titiz wide open down low...she finishes for two....game all tied up..... next trip down the floor for the stangs...madison braun connects for three from key....5-2 morningside.... and how about this body control from jordyn to perfection...lead still at three.... bounces lindblad from way state takes the 9-7 lead.... not r long.....lexi ackerman....and jordyn wollenburg with the pretty give an easy deuce.... done....she goes and finishes through contact...hits the
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mustangs.... and how about her vision...finds wollenburg.....ho op and the hack! morningside cruises to the 105-57 win. alex number one seed....league mvp under center.....nfl's top offense..... carolina is destined to make a run at the super bowl. the panthers begatheir playoff today at home against seattle... cam newton and company in search of their first nfc championship game appearance since 2005. first quarter....no score.....jonathan stewart back from injury.....he finds the endzone to make it 7-0 panthers....and one lucky fan gets an awesome souvenir. later in the quarter....seahaw ks on their own nine...russell wilson picked off by luke keekly.....and thats the easiest pick-six you will see....already 14-0 carolina.... second quarter now......24-0 carolina and they add to the lead......cam newtown over the top to greg olson....heck of a grab! panthers take a 31-0 lead into halftime... but never count out
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4th..wilson spsps out of a tackle....floats one up and and finds jermaine kearse for the touchdown.....sea hawks down just ten.... lead down to seven now....they need the onside kick to stay alive....but thomas davis makes the grab and that seals the deal....carolina wins 31-24....they will host arizona next sunday in the nfc championship game. over to the afc.......the short- handed steelers battling the broncos in denver.... and its pittsburgh with the 13-9 lead in the 3rd quarter.. today's winner meets new england in next weekend's a-f-c championship game. elisa raffa 2 dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
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culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. dangerous cold, wind chills 40 below in northern iowa. a bit... with more decieving sunshine. wind chills at 10 on tuesday with healthy snow chance, although it rebound into the 20s, even 30s by the
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ribeiro: here's a sneak peek at tonight's "afv." we know you're gonna love it. almost. oh! -[ laughs ] aah! man: ohh! woman: what are you doing?! man: whoo!
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d now here he is, the host of our show,
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