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the rest of the commodities," said meyer. meyer says that although the business is seeing less demand, there will always be a need for the renewable fuel. "they need ethanol for their oxygenator, which basically puts the octane in the gasoline. so ethanol is always going to be needed in the field industry," said meyer. and the lower gas prices are having a positive impact on the city of sioux city's budget. bria: coming up at 6, findndut where the cici it pitalizing on the dip at the pump. in studio, bria bell abc 9 news. tim: a minority group is looking to make history in iowa's presidental caucus... the league of united latin american citizens is caucus training in des moines. the goal is to get over ten- thousand registered latino voters to participate. volunteers have been going door- to-door to reach out to the latino community and encourage voting.
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national vice president for lulac of the midwest region, "if you've gone to a caucus before, this time be prepared, you're going to see many young latinos participate in the caucus process. discussing the issues that are important: jobs, health care, education, and the need for comprehensive immigration reform. " lulac is looking forward to sharing their efforts with their community tim: ten days before the iowa caucuses donald trump is surging in the polls, and bernie sanders threatens an upset in both iowa and new hampshire. abc's marci gonzalez is following the latest from the campaign trail. " " suggesesd intro: ten days before the iowa caucuses donald trump is surging in the polls, and bernie sanders threatens an ups in both iowa and new hampshire. abc's marci gonzalez is following the latest from the campaign trail. script: the gloves now off in the republican race for president- donald trump and ted cruz launching dueling attack ads... front runner- trump going after his closest rival, on immigration.. nat "it doesnt mean i supported other aspects of the bill" leave up until gfx says "what is he talking about" cruz's ad- questioning trump's
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the system. he's at's wrong with it." re trump criticism- from the "natitial review"...the conservative publication now disinvited from hosting a gop debate next month ...after this cover story...saying trump "is not deserving of conservative support" and calling him a "political opportunist"... sot: 22:59:40 dt: i mean people don't even think about the national review, so i guess they want to get a little publicity, but that's a dying paper. the latest polls show trump with his biggest lead yet ... while in the democratic race - recent polls show bernie sanders - leading hillary clinton in iowa and new hampshire. (bernie (if we do well in both of those states, i think my friends w are looking at one of the great political upsets in the modern history of the united states of america both candidates - stumping in new hampshire today... sot hillary tag- meanwhile, republican presidential hopeful chris christie- decided today to cancel his remaining campaign events in new hampshire- to travel back to new jersey as his state prepares for that big winter storm. mg abc news ny tim: president obama has declared a major disaster in
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has declared a major disaster in the state of alabama. severe storms hit the state december 23rd through the 31st. obama has ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the storms. the funds are available for emergency work and repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the storms. replacement of tim: virginia college cincinnati has been detained in north korea after being accused of a "hostile act" against the government. otto warm-bier was detained on january 2nd, according to young pioneer tours, the china- based travelcompany that organized his trip. the tour group said it's working with the u-s state department, the north korean ministry of foreign affairs and the swedish embassy to address the arrest. warm-bier is a third-year
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virginia. state media said reportedly entered north korea on a tourist visa, is accused of carrying out "a hostile act" korea. it said warm-bier entered the country -- quote -- "for the purpose of bringing down the foundation of its single-minded unity at the tacit connivance of the u-s government." tim: tim: stay home and stay warm... that's the advice officicis are giving to the llions in the path of a fierce winterertorm barreling througthe east coast. and things are going to get worse before they get better. scott mclean is in washington with an update. " " (nats) "we have a forecast that i don't think we've had in 90 years." washington d-c's mayor is just one of several officials along the east coast telling people to stay home this weekend. this as a potentially record-breaking blizzard is just hours away. (mayor muriel bowser/washington dc) "it has life and death implications, and all the residents of the district of columbia should treat it that way" (mayor bill de blasio/new york) " folks go out, a little
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bad for their safety, but it also makes it very hard for the folkthat we send out to do their work." the nation weather service predicts up to two- and-a-half feet of snow will fall in some areas before sunday... along with heavy winds that could bring down trees and powerlines. some 75-million people are in the storm's path... 30- million of them are facing blizzard conditions. three states and washington dc have declared a state of emergency. from the carolinas to new england, schools, businesses, and even the government are closing early to get people home.. but the ride may be treacherous, as snow has already started to accumulate in the southeast. north carolina has seen several fatalal accidents due totohe snow and ice. (g(gernor pat mccrory/north carolina)" we're asking everyone to please be very careful, stay off the roads if you don't need to be on them, spend some time with your family." meanwhile, long lines are forming at airports, as travelers struggle to get ahead of the storm. at least 5-thousand flights have been cancelled, including all saturday flights at some airports. tim: and the massive
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coast-- is wreaking havoc at airports across the country. a united airlines flight slid off a runw at o'hare airpwrt in chicago friday after arriving from san francisco. there were 179 passengers and six crew members on board. no injuries were reported. the airport brought in buses to take passengers to their gate tim: a pennsylvania judge has thrown out a tion lawsuit against actor and comedian bill cosby. renita hill filed the lawswst in octotor. she claims cosby defamed her in the media. hill is one of more than 50 women who have accused cosby of sexual assault. the judge dismissed her claims, ruling that statements made by cosby and his lawyer did not support a defamation claim as defined by pennsylvania law. tim: you could say pope francis has been engaging in some techie diplomacy. he had a private meeting friday with apple c-e-o tim cook in rome. that's according to a tweet of the pontiff's daily y schedule.
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they talked about. but afterwards, the pope reportedly called modern forms of communication "a gift from god." the pope sat down with former google c-e-o eric schmidt last week. tim: twenty-two siouxland organizations are set to co-sponsor entrepalooza, a ten day celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in siouxland starting on monday february 15th. the celebration will kick off at 6- 30 that monday with "a conversation with ted waitt", a ted talk a aut his path to entrepeneurship and the history of gateway computers .the event will be hosted in the saint francis center on briar cliff's campus. the events continue through the week, exploring the in's and out's of entrepreneurship . tim: we may be months away from iowa's giant bike ride, but this weekend will provide some key information about this year's event. organizers plan to host a ragbrai route announcement party tomorrow
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proceeds going cycle coalition. includes eight communities that will be overnight stops for the 44th ragbrai. thousands of cyclists from around the world will ride ragbrai through the 30th. still to come... hoping for a boost in their economy, since economic sanctions are more when we come back fred: cold tonight, above freezing this weekend... but more snow monday? details next. " " tim:
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fred: snow pack and cloudier skies today. got to 27, just shy of normal... this weekend we'll be a little above normal!
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too bad... teens and twenties. winds calm, we'll start to see a southerly wind kick in tonight. chills not bad with calm winds... in the teens. tonight wind chills will dip towards 0. stubborn clouds tonight with patchy fog. temperatures in the teens again tonight. stubborn clouds with not many breaks in sight. high pressure in place, we'll see some fog tonight. as high pressure shifts south, we'll kick in a south wind that will have us warming this weekend. but it will be breezy tomorrow so even though we'll be in the low 30s, we'll still feel like we're in the teens. high pressure gets out of here once the blizzard thats pounding the east coast moves east. that will allow a front to start to make it's move. southerly flow and warmer sunday. mid to upper 30s!! sunday night we'll start to
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flakes. snow really comes in for monday. but it's light... 1-3". tonight 11 and patchy fog. wind chills 5 below 0. tomorrow 32 with clouds and leftover fog. gusty winds has it feeling like the teens. 7-day breezy and 30s this weekend. blutery with light snow likely on monday. a colder day tuesday before we get back up to the 30s. by the way... a blizzard taking aim at east coast right now.. all yellow in winter storm warning, but blizzard warning from dc to philly to nyc and even the outer islands off ma. there's the system.. beautifululn sat rad. will bring 2 to 3 feet to dc. around a foot to nyc. coastal flooding in jersey and blustery white out conditions. fred: tim:
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safe! tim: now while a lot of folks on the east coast are preparing for a large ammount of snow, and folks around siouxland might be sick of the snow, one man in fort campbell kentucky is making the most of his situation. he is out making the most of his situation. he is out shoveling his driveway wearing a dinosaur costume,. well, at least he's making the best out of a snowy situation. coming up later we'll take a look at how a children's weight can effect their sleep and long term health tim: authorities in 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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video of a two year old found running in the middle of a highway. a lincoln county sheriff's deputy came across the toddler along highway 101. the child has been returned to his parents, who were frantically searching for him, and no charges were filed. it turns out the child slipped away from his parents. they were cleaning up after a gathering at a nearby community center when the child slipped out through an open door. the sheriff's office shared the video as a reminder to parents of how quickly things can go wrong... and to drivers to stay alert at all times. tim: with economic sanctions finally lifted, iranians
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nation's economy. senior international correspondent frederik pleitgen has more. " " on the first friday since the implementation of a nuclear agreement in tehran, - a tone of optimism, hope and reconciliation - even toward the u.s. (mos)"nobody hates anybody, we are people, they are people, we love each other. but our government have somethings of which they have been fighting for for many years, i don't want to get into that. but if eh this is a bridge for connecting people, then again lets hope for the best." while many sanctions have officially been lifted - the effects have not yet kicked in. still - many here hope soon their economy will thrive. (mos)"it can help iran's economy and also we have lots of educated engineers inside iran, outside iran." with the sanctions relief iran says it wants to sell up to 500 000 additional barrels of oil every day. tehran also expects major foreign investment in sectors like manufacturing, tourism and i.t. but there is still this death to america chants at the hard- liners' friday prayers. even after the nuclear agreement they don't trust the united states, they believe american is trying to increase
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islamic republic iran's supreme leader has endorsed the nuclear agreement. but he also ys there will be no further cooperation with america - a sentiment echoed by many conservatives. (mos)"americans have a very oppressive attitude in this region," this cleric says. "they must change that. if they do that in the future maybe there could be better relations. but right now i don't see it happening." despite the recent diplomatic efforts by washington and tehran - it will take more time and more trust building to overcome almost 37 years of animosity. after the break...
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weight effect their eep and their health in the long run? we'll have more when we come back
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studies involving results. and what's worse -- kids are setting themselves up for health problems later in life even earlier. holly firfer reports on what you can do in today's health minute " " in 2012 more than one third of children in the u.s. were overweight or even obese. a recent study in the journal pediatrics found that a contributing factor is lack of sleep. "sleep is important for so many things. ranging from good growth, helping your immune system, heart health, good behavior and the ability to focus and concentrate and learn well in school. not enough sleep may mean not suppressing the appetite and making you want to eat more, taking in more calories, as well as carbobydrates in general. and that can cause a whole host of health problems.
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with obesity eventually can cause problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, so everything's interrelated, we want everything to be in balance and that includes your nutrition, your sleep and your exercise. and so we do recommend that kids get the right amount of sleep recommended for their age, at least an hour of exercise a day, and to eat a healthy diet. so how much sleep do children need? according to the cdc: newborns should be sleeping on average 16-18 hours a day. preschool aged kids, 11-12 hours. and school aged children should sleep about 10 hours a night. and doctors say one more thing -- make sure to monitor what your children are eating. no amount of sleep can battle the bulge if they're not getting a healthy diet. for today's health minute i'm holly firfer. titi fred's back ne with a final check of our fecast.
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breaking news tonight. the storm, deadly at this hourur 80 million americans. tens of thousands without power. the tornoes, as well. dangerous conditions from the
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blizzard warnings now in effect
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