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tomorrow.. but first here's deborah with your local news. " " deborah: good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm deborah souverain. excitement is already building for iowa's most celebrated summer event. ragbrai is still ... 181 days away....but we now know the overnight towns for ragbrai 44. deborah the ride kicks off in glenwood then heads to shenendoah... from there riders are off to creston.....leon.... centerville...ottu ma......washington.. .and it all ends in muscatine. this year's route is 420 miles long...the 3rd shortest route in history. organizers believe this year's route featrues another great mix of places to visit. t.j. juskiewice, ragbrai director: "we go to some great, great traditional iowa towns with center squares, towns like centerville and leon have got a really neat downtown, so ragbrai is going to
more than 100- thousand people are expected to participate in the ride. ottumwa and shenandoah are each breaking 13 year droughts of hosting. ragbrai will be held july 24th through the 30-th. deborah famed sioux city photographer george lindblade held a book signing today for his latest work. the book entitled "fully involved".... highlights the history of sioux city's fire department....and its fire fighters since 18-65. the event was hosted at fire station four. lindblade says he enjoys meeting with the people who admire his work. "well, this is going to be an interesting book and a lot of people wanted me to write a story about my career and my life and how i accomplished the things i did." five dollars from each book sold will benefit the sioux city fire department. if you would like a copy of "fully involved" you can buy one at "sioux city gifts" located at 19-22 pierce street. now turning to the race for the
are just one week away and in a recent poll, bernie sanders leads hillary clinton and martin o'malley in the hawkeye state. abc 9's bria bell has more for us live in studio. bria: deborah, bernie sanders campaigners are using all techniques and strategies available to pull in those last supporters before caucus. volunteers for the campaign have gotten so crafty, that they've even created an app for smartphones. bernie sanders supporters know that the run for white house wasn't going to be easy, but those in support of the former senator say that they've enjoyed the journey to caucus and are excited to see their time and efforts pay off. "we're like a family and it's been a fun battle and we just get new people coming in everyday or calling us so it's been a really awesome experience," said traum. in the last couple of days leading up to the iowa caucuses, bernie sanders supporters have been utilizing a mobile app to help their bria: at 10, we'll have more from
and the new smartphone app reporting live in studio, bria bell abc 9 news. deborah gop front runner donald trump is continuing to stump in iowa ahead of the first in the nation vote. the business tycoon turned politician....was in muscatine today. there he met with supporters at muscatine high school... and as the caucuses inch closer....trump spent some time going after one of his rivals. (donald trump) "jeb bush. here's a guy spent close to $100 million dollars, the polls coming out this morning, he went down. he's down at the bottom. its time to give up jeb its time to give up. in a recent cbs poll of potential iowa caucus- goers trump holds a dominating lead of 39 percent... widening the gap between him and his closest rival ted cruz. deborah that same poll has jeb bush in 7th place... however, the gop hopeful is gearing up for a major push ahead of the caucus.
the caucus. he will be in carroll.....sioux here in sioux city on friday..january 29th. the following day....he'll be in okoboji....clear lake...cedar falls...and dubuque. deborah marco rubio will also be in the hawkeye state this week...and he''ll be joined by senator joni ernst. the iowa senator is scheduled to make an appearance at a rubio rally on monday. the event is taking place in des joni ernst's special appearance on trail... after rubio received an endorsement from the des moines register. deborah meanwhile, democratic front runner hillary clinton is also planning a few last minute pushes of her own. clinton will be meeting with supporters at a "get out the caucus event" in adel on wednesday. at the event she plans to discuss what is at stake for iowans in the february first caucus. the caucus event is being held at the adel family fun center at 10:45 am. deborah the snow has finally stopped falling in the east
winter storm has moved on. but now the big dig-out is under way. cnn's martin savidge takes a look at the blizzard of 20-16. "from above the monster storm looks peaceful - almost serene. but on the ground - it's caused death, misery and destruction. from fatal accidents, to huge snow piles - flooding and the complete shutdown of major cities - the blizzard of 2016 is one for the record books... (gov. tom wolf (d) pennsylvania) "this is a historic snowstorm. this is a huge challenge for pennsylvania. we are deploying all of our resources to try to make sure that the people of pennsylvania are safe." (nats - pushing car) "ok, back - now forward!" as the weather begins to subside and people dig out from tons of snow... it could be days before life gets back normal. (mayor stephanie rawlings-blake/ (d) baltimore) "stay patient. and to quote a line from one of my favorite musicals - we're all in this together so just stay patient." (nats) (sot) "i've never seen anything like it - within minutes a rush of water from that bay came over into the harbor and essentially flooded our crew." in new jersey, coastal residents are assessing damage from tidal flooding - that sent sea water and ice
streets. (sot) "i came home early from work yesterday. i cleaned out the bottom half of my house and i brought everything up." "smart!" "yeah, we learned from sandy, so..." in kentucky and pennsylvania stories of epic traffic jams - some motorists stranded for almost 24 hours. (sot) "i've never been stuck on a highway this long before. we've been here for about 15 hours." "stuff like this is gonna be hard to get out of here anyway. so i think we gonna be here for a long time." 85-million people while for transportation issues to be resolved. mass transit service remains suspended for the weekend in washington and baltimore in new york, work is under way to get the long island rail road ready in time for the monday morning commute. coming up after the break while many people are struggling with the clean-up after the storm, some are embracing it.
breaking weather, but some are taking a different approach to the snow. take a look at this video from arlington virginia. two young children are being pulled in a sled by their dog! how cute is this! allison/elisa snow coming tomorrow? elisa raffa 2 line cg: elisa raffa firstname.lastname@example.org m winter weather advisory in effect for southeastern siouxland counties with a threat for freezing drizzle in the morning and afternoon... during commute times. very gloomy skies today, we can see our
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members of guard. they sprung into action to help workers get to cnn's khiree story. " neither wind, nor rain, nor snow can wheels from rolling... (sgt. rick hyde, guard) "it takes a lot stopped." over the weekend, these four members of the virginia national
guard have been on a mission. they're trying to keep emergency services running by transporting workers like ashley broughman home, so they don't risk driving through the snow. (ashley broughman, emergency worker) "we're able to help people. somebody's on the side of the road and they're scared and they're able to talk to me because i'm able to get to work." in their two humvees, they've been transporting nurses and doctors back and forth to work at hospitals, and even transported blood for the american red cross. (sgt. rick hyde,
critical workers, your first responders, your dispatchers, your state troopers...it keeps them safe. it keeps them out of harms way. yes, it does put us in harms way, but that's why we all volunteered." sergeant rick hyde says they were activated when the governor declared a state of emergency. (sgt. rick hyde, virginia national guard) "he adds us into
his realm to keep the state running safely and keep the residents of virginia safe." ...and so far they've done around eight missions in just the past 24 hours. (sgt. rick hyde, virginia national guard) "as far as i'm concerned everybody in virginia is my neighbor and i'm out here helping my neighbors to the best of my ability and my fellow soldiers are doing the same thing," broughman says it wasn't a typical ride from work, but... (ashley broughman, emergency worker) "it was cool, yeah it was cool. it even had heat, so it wasn't too cold."" deborah this virginia battalion plans to stay active and run transport visited nebraska for a big showdown on the mats.... stay tuned for the action. plus..iowa hosted purdue looking
hoopsters have won twelve straight conference games..... that streak is iowa's longest since the 1969-70 season. 46 years, hawkeye fans.....this team is legit! carver-hawkeye arena sold out for today's 22nd-ranked looking for the season sweep. career-high 29 rutgers....peter jumper......he this uthoff stuffed by swanigan....the big floor and dishes to a.j. hammons for the lay- in.....purdue led by two at the break... second half now....mike gesell
the triple....the senior makes it 38-35 hawkeyes....... uthoff on fire again.......you could make the case that he's an all-american......22 points to lead all scorers.... iowa began the second half on a 23-6 run.....buckets from seven different scorers....here's uthoff with the flush! the hawkeyes polish off purdue 83-71......iowa is 7-0 in big ten play for the first time since
1970; same matchup on the ladies side in west lafayette...the hawkeyes have won the last two meetings... pick it up 2nd quarter, boilermakers up 13! but the hawks heat up.... christina buttenham spots up drains the three. then from the same side, tania davis sinks the triple. and one more from alexa kas- taw-nek. hawks within 6! then it's kas-taw- nek down to chase coley. iowa within one. and they trailed by three at halftime 2nd half, iocuts it to 1 as whitney jennings drops in the floater. but that's as close as they would come. dominique mcbryde with the deuce. hawks lose their 3rd in a row, 90-73. alex nebraska's four- game winning streak is over...... michigan visited
the state capitol with a 13-point win. the huskers had reeled off consecutive wins over rutgers, minnesota illinois and michigan state before saturday's loss.. nebraska trailed 33-30 at halftime and thats all the closer they got..... glynn watson junior and andrew white led the huskers with 15 points a piece, but it wasn't enough to get the job done. "we gave them so momentum in the first
half. few of those mistakes were mine. when you have a team like that who is a rhythm offensive team, you can't let them get rolling. that was kind of our emphasis all week...to not let them have a hot start. because that is not the kind of team you want to play and try to dig yourself out of a hole." nebraska returns to the hardwood next saturday at purdue. the lady huskers on the road at michigan today.......and oh my jessica shepard!... the freshman became the first player in nebraska history to record a 30 point, 20 rebound performance....sh
final. alex nebraska wrestling is ranked 11th in the country, but they have lost two straight matches. the huskers returned home today looking to end their skid against number two iowa.... a new home dual record three thousand five hundered and ninety two fans at today's big ten showdown in lincoln..... starting at 125... iowa's thomas gilman--ranked 2nd....takes care of tim lambert 10-4 hawks take the early 3-0 lead... moving on to 133... eric montoto lost to 3rd-ranked cory clark of iowa by decision... and got all up in his grill after the match.....dont think these teams like each other.. == 141 huskers pick up their only win in the 1st 5 matches....a series of takedowns...... anthony abidin takes down topher carton 7- 6... iowa ahead 6-3 == 157....it gets chippy... tyler berger runs over edwin cooper after the whistle huskers lose a team point on unsportsmanlike conduct it wouldn't matter in the long run....iowa stays perfect with the 21-11 win.
for joining us as we explore "america's untold journey" i'm tim seaman. jenna and i'm jenna rehnstrom. few people realize that among the first settlers to reach the new world in 1565 were black. tim nor do many people know that the first underground railroad ran south, not north. jenna the purpose of this preseation is to explain those portions of african american history, which are often left out of text books and history lessons. tim it is for that exact reason that we are also sharing these stories with area schools. the same documentary you are about to watch will be viewed by local students, along with lesson plans we have provided. jenna we hope you enjoy