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the lives of a mother and her three children. "i want the people to understand tt bullying is not right, " some siouxland students are using their love of film...to fight bullying. "and this is why iowa and new hampshire are so great," said chris christie. new jersey governor chris christie stops in siouxland...ahead of the first in the nation caucus deborah: good evening and than joining us... i'm deborah souverain. a small community is heartbroken tonight after a devastating loss. deborah a fire broke out overnight in boxholm iowa....claiming the lives of a mother and her three young children. fire fighters believe a space heater ignited the flames in the back of their home.
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dowsing the flames...due to the cold temperatures....an d were unable to reach the family in time. dave huffman, boxholm fire chief: "it was an ordeal, freezing up, equipment failure, air packs were freezing up. it was a tough battle." the victims have been identified as 27-year-old amber....9-year-old riley....6-year-old autumn....and 4- year-old brayden sorenson. a gofundme page has been set up to help the father..... john sorenson. if you're interested in donating, visit our website....siouxlan dmatters-dot- com....and click on the link within this story. deborah: students from the newell-fonon school have made it their mission to stop bullying ... and they're doing it through a very special project. lukas voss has more ... "nats teaser:" vo: this ... is only part of what a group of students at the newell fonda school have created ... a film, written, directed ... shot ... all together ... trying to raise awareness against
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about themselves in the process. sot: "they all had common experiences and that they could work together. it wasn't deviding by cliques ... i know this group so i am going to work with this group. they all had that experience in common." vo: they spent their winter exploration term working on the film ... every weekday for two weeks. part of that process was also finding the topic. and while bullying is tough for mostpeopop to talk about ... these students wanted a challenge ... and also something that effects them. sot: "the students took that idea and ran with it. a lot of it came back to being judged, diversity awareness and bullying so that's how they came up with the scene." nats: board explaining vo: i asked the students to write one word on the board that would describe their experience during the film ... and what became clear was that for many of them ... this was not just another school project. sot: "it can show that just one person out of the whatever
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can make a difference . and if we spread it around enough it can make a difference around the world" "it made me realize, why would people judge people before they know them ... just get to know them before you judge." vo: and for one student ... the film meant something more ... playing a role ... he would't normally take. sot: "when i was younger i got bullied a few times and in this video i play the part as the bully ... it's a weird twist but it worked out perfect." sot/standup " quite on set ! .... and while the film might be done ... the message is still very much alive ... equality is reality .... reporting in newell, iowa ...(rolling in) .... cut ... (rolling out) ... lukas voss ... abc9 news. deborah the film will premier next friday at the school for the entire student body to see. if you are interested in watching the film's trailer...simply click on this story on siouxlandmatters.
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now turning to the race for the white house deborah gop contender chris christie stopped by sioux city today for a town hall meeting. more than a hundred people turned out for the event at buffalo alice this evening. the gop candidate got a lot of appluase when speaking out against president barak obama's recent state of the union address....and the iranian hostage swap. christie said fighting terrorism..adjusti ng the judicial process...and combating drug abuse are the core issues he will focus if he becomes president. "...so i am not ready by a long shot to conceid this race to anyone. and the fact is iowans want people who are willing to do this..who are willing to come to sioux city on a sunday afternoon and spend a couple hours looking you in the eyes, taking your questions, and giving you answers." with just twtw weeks before the iowa caucus...the e& new jersey governor continues to poll in the single
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deborah a new poll shows hillary clinton with a crushing lead over fellow democrat bernie sanders. clinton has 59- percent support from democratic primary voters nationwide.....acco rding to the nbc news/wall street journal poll. that's compared to 34-percent for sanders. but sanders would do better than clinton.... in a hypothetical match-up against donald trump. based on a separate poll by the same news organizations... sanders would beat trump by 15- points, compared to clinton's ten- point advantage. deborah and speaking bernie sanders...his wife jane will be campaiging on his behalf in thth hawkeye state. jane sanders...will be making appearances in estherville, spencer and storm lake on tuesday....january 19th. she will kick off her trip alongside bernie...in fort dodge on tuesday...before going solo. jane will then re-join sanders for a town hall in sioux city. deborah it's a historic weekend for iran....
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sanctions against the country have been lifted. it comes as several americans detained in iran finally make their way back home. iran's president said the deal -- in exchange for checks on its nuclear program -- was a tool for the progress, growth and development of the country. president obama hailed the power of diplomacy in dealing with iran. (president obama) "to my fellow americans, today we are united in welcoming home sons and husbands and brothers who in lonely prison cells have endured an absolute nightmare." four of the freed prisoners were part of the swap, including washington post journalist, jason rezaian... who was charged with espionage in december 2014... following 5 months in custody. following the deal, republican presidential candidate marco rubio spoke out against president obama's role in the iran deal. sen. marco rubio "the president has pardoned them in exchange for a release of hostages which had done nothing wrong. and it proves once again that now nations and enemies of america
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price for americans. if you take an american hostage, barack obama will cut a deal for -- with you, whether it's bergdahl, what he did with the castro brothers and now what he's done with iran." deborah a new ag giant is in the making. a 130-billion dollar merger between two companies has a city in central iowa hoping for some big news. in mid-december the dow chemical company and dupont announced their agreement to merge as one. iowa state and city officials...say it makes sense to have the company's quarters in the city of johnston. "we are confident based on presence here arleady and business climate we offer, we're positioned well. we wont take it for granted. " once the merger is finalized,the company dubbed "dow-dupont" will split into three "independent companies." one focusing on sese sales, one on
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speciality products. officials havent released where those three companies will be headquartered. the dow-dupont merger is expected to be finalized sometime after june of this year. deborah many people braved the cold today...to head to the quad cities farm show. more than 200 companies attented the event. farmers saw a wide range of items from seeds to livestock equipment. the show's director says now is the best time for the show... because farmers are in between harvest and planting seasons. he also says farmers are more high tech than you may think. "you gotta know high technology, how to use it. you better know the price of the crop you're gonna get. you better know what your input costs are, gps systems to plot your ground. it's a very sophisticated business today. " if you missed the event, don't worry, you can check it out from ten to five tomorrow, and nine to three on tuesday at the
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center in rock island. deborah hundreds of disney fans headed to the putnam museum today, to sing along to their favorite movieie... frozen. this event has apparently been sold out for weeks. kids attending the event dressed up just like their favorite characters in the film. there were face painters, a snow machine and coloring for all.... and taylor wiebers, miss iowa, even made an appearance. organizers say despite the cold weather they had a huge turnout. " "kim findlay/putnam museumumnd science ceo it's important to do these kinds of things in our community because it brings family together and anytime we can have grandmas, great grandmas and dads and moms and children actually participate in activities together that sa great family time and that's one thing putnam brings to our community. more than 200 people attended the event. because it was so popular, organizers plan on having another frozen event in the future.
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over in ames this weekend... its lego wars! teams from across the state came together to compete in iowa's first lego league championship at the i-s-u college of engineering.. our affiliate in des moines gives us a look inside the heated competiton. "3 2 1 lego we're dong junior first lego league which is for 6-9 year old children they're building lego o dels they're dong research we want to show them that when you're an engineer or a scientist or a mathmatician it's a really creative area so we're hoping by showing them that today they go on and think about that for their future they've never done this in a championship setting before so it's just putting them at ease letting them know we're all here to help them out from table 21 260 the lego league lions it's a critical age for us to say math is really cool science is really cool you can do it through fun things that you play with at home like legos which is a wonderful toy but there's a lot of mathmatical inclanation in it
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well i like the robot runs a lot and i also the truck has the robot got stuck it's driving on top of the truck you're having to interact as a team you're having to problem solve think on your feet you're having to manage time those are the things these just show so much with legos but being there with friends and doing want to do getting the kids together having a safe space for them providing resouces and then letting the kids go at it " deborah: whoa! is it a pony or a dog? check whoa! is it a pony or a dog? check out a pet who really measures up...next. elisa another subzero night with dangerous cold... snow likely tuesday.. details next.
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new title... world's largest dog. take a look at rocko... a great dane from nevada looking to break records. at just two years old, he stands at 40 inches from his paw to shoulder. his owner is 6- foot and rocko has about another foot on him. they are making a bid to get rocko in the guinness
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tallest living dog. cold out there! elisa elisa raffa eraffa@kcautv.co m 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
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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 and 20 below wind chills. deceiving sunshine tomorrow. but we're headed up from here! after tonight... more positive readings, nearing 20 on tuesday.. but with some snow. clouds 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
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1-2" for tuesday... keeping an eye on a possible area for 3 or 4" at most. 12 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 chance, although it is light. then we rebound into the 20s, even 30s by the weekend. deborah/elisa stay warm tomorrow! deborah: when we come back...top-ranked morningside battled dakota state in a non- conference tilt. stay tuned for the action from allee gym. alex: alex walker awalker@kcautv. com alex after two weeks at number two....the morningside ladies are back on top in the national polls.
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one in the country, the mustangs hosted dakota state in a non-conference tilt. m tonight and tomorrow morning for most of in northern iowa for sac, emmet, and palo alto counties. forget the pets! our brutal cold!! 20 below as northern iowa. plunge... another day of very cold air before this pushes east. temperatures barely above 0 now, below 0 in northern iowa. wind speed northwest. chills below at the border. another night of subzero temps, again subzero tumble wind chills. deceiving sunshine tomorrow. but we're headed up from here! after tonight... readings, nearing 20 some snow. clouds on sky cam. clouds creeping in and breaking up. arctic blast on stormcast
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dangerous wind chills. tomorrow high shifts east taking arctic air with it. south wind degrees. sunshine during the day, increasing clouds late as we bring in a bit of snow. starting monday overnight into tuesday.. morning. tuesday afternoon we'll see light snow showers, with higher accumulations being south and east again. it's gone by 1-2" for tuesday... keeping an eye on a possible area for 3 below tonight, dangerous cold, wind chills 40 below tomorrow, warmer? decieving sunshine. below. 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 stay warm tomorrow! deborah: when we come back...top-ranked morningside battled dakota state in a non-
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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 streak to 11.... in the early going.....jessica tietz 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 the top of the key....5-2 morningside.... and how about this body control from jordyn wollenburg...the pump fake works to perfection...lead still at three.... but dakota state bounces back...kendra lindblad from way outside.....dakota state takes the 9-7 lead.... not fo long.....lexi ackerman....and jordyn wollenburg with the pretty give and go...results in an easy deuce....
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done....she goes coast to coast and finishes through contact...hits the free throe---15-9 mustangs.... and how about her vision...finds wollenburg.....ho op and the hack! morningside cruises to the 105-57 win. alex iowa is off to a 4-0 start in big ten play for the first 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 earlier today at a sold-out carver- hawkeye arena...the wolverines 3-1 in conference play opening minute....anthony clemmons attacks the rack and finishing strong....iowa out to a 4-0 lead..... how about wooden award midseason finalist jarrod uthoff....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 backdoor cut.....wolverines take the 21-20 lead.... hawkeyes back up
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now...uthoff with a hand in his face? no problem! he finished with 23 points....iowa by five.... and who says the big man cant run the break.....adam 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.... and the cyclones fall in overtime 69-66. seanna johnson led the team with 19 points. the ladies return to action on wednesday at oklahoma state. alex over the last twelve seasons, the broncos have advanced to the a-f-c championship game twice...2005 and 2013. with a win over pittsburgh, denver would get back to that point....and one step closer to the super bowl... peyton manning starting for the first time since week 10....ben roethlisberger playing through a
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third quarter....denver down 13- 9....brandon mcmanus connects on his fourth field goal attempt of the day....broncos down just one.... fourth qiuarter now....this play changed the game.....bradley robs knocks it loose from fitz toussaint....demar cus ware recovers for denver.... and the cash it in....cj. anderson in for the touchdown....bron cos win 23- 16....they host new england next sunday in the a-f-c championship game. in the n-f- c...carolina in search of its first championship game appearance since 2005....hosting seattle... 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
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into halftime... but never count out seattle....down by 17 in the 4th..wilson spins 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. elisa 12 below tonight, another round of
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in northern iowa. tomorrow, warmer? a bit... with more decieving sunshine. wind chills at 10 below. 7-day: warmer on tuesday with healthy snow chance, although it is light. then we rebound into the 20s, even 30s by the weekend.
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tion of learfield sports. announcer: uthoff hits a stand-still three. >> gesell, his three is good. excellent ball movement again. three on two, clemmons the lob to uthoff, stuffs it through. jok for three, it's good! here's woodbury. pop-up jumper, left in the lane, down it goes. dominic uhl wil go right around his man and the two-hand over-the-head dunk. >> iowa basketball with fran mccaffery is brought to you by the eastern iowa airport. >> at the midway point of the iowa football season,
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