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morning on abc9 news... the final republican debate before the iowa caucus will have one key player absent. we will tell you why he backed out... " " plus... leaked information helped police sold an ottumwa murder cold case. we have the latest details this morning.. " " and... local elementary students were able to exercise their right to vovo... we will bring you totohe sunnyside elementary cacaus coming up. these stories and more oabc9 news this morning. "" good morning...i am lukas voss donald trump found a stage he doesn't want to stand on... the g-o-p frontrunner has been teasing whether he'll attend this week's republican debate... and now we know. his decision comimi just days ahead of the first votes in iowa... and tonight, one of his rivals is throwing down the gauntlet.
"nats - "?.trump rally?" a bombshell from donald trump... ju days before the iowa caucuses. sot - donald trump / (r) presidential candidate "let's see how much money fox is going to make on the debate without me, okay?" trump's campaign now confirming he is bailing out of thursday's republican debate in iowa... with the return of moderator megan kelly... who sparred with trump back in august. (fox gop debate - august 2015) natsot - megyn kelly / debate moderator "your twitter account has several disparaginin comments aboutut women's looks?" trump's rival senator ted cruz -- sang the frontrunner dropping out of the debate shows a lack of respect for votersand he issued this challenge: sot - sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate "if he is unwilling to stand on the debate stage, then i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one on one debate with me any time between now and the iowa caucuses." still -- the republican front- runner continues to pull in conservative endorsements -- including ararona's famous t tgh-
even as his opponents attack. sot - jeb bush / (r) presidential question: "you don't think he's a christian? jeb bush: "no, i don't know what he is. nats - on the democratic sisi... both bernie sanders and hillary clinton's campaigngn are energized. nats - "?.clinton rally?" and also concerned -- about voter turnout next nday. sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate police after stealing a car. according to authorities, 29 year old reginald galvin of south sioux city, is facing several charges including theft of a motor vehicle as well as interfering with a police k-9, after police say he tried to make a
dog is a aerious misdemeanor in iowa. lukas: 10 years after two iowa men were murdered ..... iowa d-c-i and wapellow county officials say they've solved the case. police have arrested 28-year old christover yenger of ottumwa and 27 year old zachary dye of council bluffs. investigators say the two men intentionally started a house fire killing two men in march of 20-06 21 year old nathan messer and 22 year old seth anderson were killed in the fire suffering of smoke inhilation. authoritits say information leaked weeks agoled to to the reopening of the case. "" just goes to show when people think they get away with murder, we're always there and look at things" the two are now facing two felony
for stararng the deadly fire. lukas: a nonoolk man faces charges of felony child abuse following an investigation at a local elementary school. 27 year old marco jacobo-vetter was arrested..... after workers at washington elementary in norfolk last month noticed several suspicious bruises and marks on various areas of a 7 year old child's body. police determined some of the marks were caused by a belt. jacobo-vetter is being held in the madison county jail. lukas: a local energy company is giving customers an opportunity to cut costs when it comes to their energy bills midamerican energy is utilizing an energy assessment program called the "home check" at no cost for customers. an expert will come into their home and inspect every inch of the home to determine where and how you can save money on your energy bill. "it's actually very popular, so last year we did approximately 6,500 home checks just in iowa so it's a very popular program and again it's free so it's a really great thing to take advantage of. it's also kind of the
allows customers to figure out where they can save and what they can do to make their home momo energy efficient," newman. . from energy smart light bulbs to power strips, experts say there are dozens of ways to save money. if you're interested in the home check program check out siouxland matters dot com for more information. lukas: sioux city leaders are hoping to help along progress to restore the historic rose hill district back to it's former glory. but one of the ideas has some homeowners concerned. abc9 reporter deborah souverain tells us why. sioux city's rose hill neighborhood has been on the national register of historic places for about 14 years now, and since then the city has taken steps to improve the appearance of the area. but their latest move is getting some push back from residents who say their latest move could become a financial nightmare for residents," said deborah souverain abc9 news. "if you've been
homeowner association, this is way worst, way way worst," said stout. steve e out has been a resident of the e rose hill historor district for over 15 years and he doesn't want things to change in a neighborhood faced with aging infrastructure....he' s proud of the condition of his early 19th century home... natpop -- "it's got some history they say that a doctor went goofy and shot a hole through this door," said steve stout. that bullet hole is just one of the historic features of his home... which could soon be under the city's purview...if a new plan to rezone the area...and set a design standard for exterior renovations is approved. "when you want to upgrade the neighborhood like they want to do with this preservation deal you're making people do things too fast and unaffordable," said stout. tuesday city council members voted unanimously to approve the plan... requiring home owners to meet strict guidelines for exterior renovations.
may become costly for homeowners.... a concern mayor bob scott says thehe council is awareref. "it could be a problem for some people that's why we remanded it back to the staff fo review it andee what changes need to be done if any,nd move on from there," said mayor bob scott. city council must vote and approve the plan two more readings, before it takes affect.. steve admits, some homes in the rose hill district need a little t-l-c. natpop --- oh yea, there are some that are worst than this. but says h hwould prefer a plan that was less burdensome "i understand the controversy, but there's got to be another way besides doing it this way, "said stout. deborah souverain abc 9 news lukas: iowa democrat lawmakers announced their proposal for the coming state budget and the total is lower than what governor
here's a break down of those numbers, those on the left side of the aisle are looking for a budget just under 7-point 4 million dollars. that's about 4- point-7 million under the state's 99 per-cent expepeiture limit. lawmakes say the budget will expand iowa's middle class. state democrats are hoping the early release of their budget proposal will prevent a gridlock this gislative session. " " coming up....local elementary students were able to exercise their right to vote... we will bring you to the sunnyside elementary caucus coming up. scott: we'll have... "you're watching abc9 news this morning.g. with ... jessica rae... and meteorologist scott larson.. this is abc9 news this morning. "
scott: welcome back. the stormcast hd reveals that a
very weak cold front is going to travel through day. this will shiftft winds from southeast to northwest and they'll be somewhat breezy sustained between 10 and 20 miles per hour. the next few days will be quiet as we get to highs near 40 and even warmer for the weekend. today, we can expect to see fog then partly cloudy skies and a high of 39. the overnight low is 25 with some clouds. tomorrow will be just a hair cooler, but still comfortable for january. here's your
lukas: travel through today. this will shift winds from southeast to northwest and they'll be somewhat breezy sustained between 10 and 20 miles per hour. the next few days will be quiet as we get to highs near 40 and even warmer for the weekend. today, we can expect to see fog thenenartly cloudy skies and a high of 39. the overnight
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chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas: sunnyside elementary students are execersing their right to vote before they can even legally register. as part of a state wide program... students are learning about ch presidential candidate and then casting a ballot. abc 9's bria bell has more... "the whole school was voting" "today we are voting" "we're voting for presidents" with iowa being the first in the nation to host caucuses, sunnyside elementary students are learning about the process how it works and rocking the vote in a mock straw poll. "we just want to keep building upon it year after
great comunity members. there's civic participation, that's what changes the world," said buster. conversations about presidential candidates started in the classroom and were carried back home for futher discussions. "it's been interesting. you know, some of them come with opinions like, 'well my parents said not to do this or to do that,' and it's just great conversations that they have at home as why they would vote for this candidate or why this candidate is the best choice," said buster. "reporter: what do you hope our next president does for our country? student: makes people happy," said cooper. "they've been talking about illegal immigration and stuff so i kind of want them to take care of that," said sayonkon. "isis bombings and stuff like that," said sulzbach. "no more attacks [need d ] go on in any re states like isis did to paris," saod stibbs. what started as a fun activity will also prepare these young minds for the real thing as students say the feel more ready and knowledgable of the democratic process. "well because you know what the process is going to
do?' when you get there," said sulzbach. "now i'll know how it is to vote and so i won't be really nervous when i go up there and vote," said sayonkon. lukas: sunnyside's "precint" reported their results from yesterday's straw poll. having hillary clinton and ben carson gaining the most support results from the mock straw poll will be included on iowa's secretary of state's website. a link to access the outcome can be found on our website at siouxland matters dot com. " " jessica rae: coming up.... a scary scene at a naval medical center when a shooter was reported in the building. we have the latest details for you in two minutes
center in san diego tuesday were a false alarm. a witness reported hearing three gunshots in the basementnt but military and local polili did not find e edence of an active shooter. reporter sharon chen has the details on what unfolded. "skyfox overhead as the naval medical center san diego in balboa park went into lockdown. (capt. curt jones, u.s. navy) initial reports were in the basement of building 26. 3 shots fired just after 8... reported by an employee. (capt. curt jones, u.s. navy) within about 10 minutes of that initial notification, not only had notifications gone out to staff. there were numerous agencies rolling to this site. part of that notification - this terrifying message on twittererdvising all occupants to run, hide or fight. (capt. curt jones, u.s. navy) that means you lock doors or barricade yourselves in. navy captain curt jones said the tweet is actually part of training. we train people to, in an active shoer situation, run escape if you can. if you can't do that, then
resort is to fight. it was just in december when an active shooter drill was conducted. drills that helped keep everyone calm during the real emergency. (chief shelley zimmerman, san diego police) because we do train together we know exactly what everybody is going to need to do. cally 7 agencies responded... 1st responders who helped t tsecure and evacuate a a military police and dogs combed the tire complex. (capt. curt jones,
u.s. navy) we're going to every single room and clearing every single room. shortly after 9 - the all clear. (capt. curt jones, u.s. navy) we have not found anything to substantiate that report of gunshots being fired in that building. but, what those shots were. (capt. curt jones, u.s. navy) there is construction going on on board this side of the installation whether or not that was the root cause i can't answer that question right now. nevertheless mayor kevin faulconer said for any threat, real or unreal - san diego is ready. (mayor kevin faulconer, san diego) we take everything very very seriously and we are prepared. it's what it's all about in san diego. " lukas:
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and scott chat lukas and scott chat scott:good morning siouxland. we have clearing skies from west to east. visibilities are low in central siouxland where we've had the development of some patchy fog. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. this afternoon will be beautiful! we'll reach an afternoon high near 40. scott: here's a quick chekc outside on one of our iowa d-o-t traffic cam's here at . central siouxland where we've had the development of some patchy fog. temperatures are in
be beautiful! we'll reach an afternoon high near 40. scott: here's a quick central siouxland where we've had the development of some patchy fog. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. this afternoon will be beautiful! we'll reach an afternoon high near 40. scot here's a quick chekc outside on one of o o iowa d-o-t trafafc cam's here at . many folks stillll waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... " " jessica rae: a new challenge among youth left one teen in the hospital...we will bring you his story and why this challenge is one ... parents need to
state... a teenage boy received life- threatening injuries trying to pull off what anyone can find on you-tube. siemny kim reports now he wants other kids to learn from his mistake. "skylar fish has had a lot of time to think. as a nurse removes 48 staples from his head. though he's in some pain, he's not complaining. (skylar fish/ teenager ) " i'm just actually really lucky to be even alive." these pictures show how seriously the 14-year-old was injured doing what's known as the "duct tape challenge." a quick search on youtube .. and several videos pop up. the goal - to break free from the duct tape. (skylar fish/ teenager) "when i think about it, it seems like i was hit by a car." fish doesn't remember much from that day. he and two buddies had gone to renton academy on a saturday.. where they had duct taped his arms and legs. (sarah fish/ mother) " when he fell, he hit the corner of the
crushed his whole eye socket. when his eye socket was crushed, it pinched off nerves in his eye." fish doesn't know if he'll ever get his vision back in that eye. his head also slammed into the concrete.. causing a brain aneurysm. (sarah fish/ mother) "it was really scary, like just seeing my son like this. his mother now wants to warn others about the duct tape challenge. (sarah fish/ mother) "i want people to stop and think that there are so many risks to anythese challenges. they're dangerous." as fish prepares to head off to seattle children's hospital for the rest of his recovery-- he told me he wants something good to come out of this. (skylar fish/ teenager) "teach other kids not to do it. when i think about it, like i become sad. and then like really happy. because like i'm happy because like i survived it. like, i almost died." " lukas: a bizarre traffic
turned fatal tuesday a motorist died after a tire fell off a pickup truck and then struck the car he was driving. a 19-year-old woman was driving the truck south bound it went over the barrier, struck one vehicle and then another traveling north. the man in the second car was killed. he was not identified and authorities are investigating. " " jessica rae: coming up....competing rallies, new poll numbers and new endorsements.... your local election headquarters is next. stay with us.
lukas: one protester was shot dead and eight others were arrested on tuesday after authorities confronted members of an armed group during a traffic stop. the protesters had staged a month-long occupation of a federal wildlife reserve in oregon fbi said gunshots rang out after officers stopped a car carrying protest leader ammon bundy and others near the malheur national wildlife refuge. one man was killed. the takeover at malheur that started jan. 2 was a flare-up in the so-called sagebrush rebellion " " scott:good morning siouxland. let's get a check of conditions outdoors on the port neal welding company skycam hd in sioux city. we have clearing skies
from west to east. visibilities are low in frontrunners in the presidential election will be trying to win over voters here in sioux city. donald trump and hillary clinton will be in sioux city sunday evening. according to an online invitation set up by trump's local campaign, the billionaire will be at the orpheum sunday at 6 pm. doors open at four. hillary clinton had already scheduled a campaign event for the same evening. she'll be at the sioux city convention center at 5:15pm. we have more information about the visits on our website. lukas: students in marshalltown iowa got out of school early yesterday, and they have
to thank. both the clinton and trump campaigns had stops at schools in the district, but some parents aren't as excited as the kids ... reporter amanda krenz explains. "amanda intro: 11:08 the high school and middle school gymnasiums are public venues, there is an hourly rate schedule but it doesn't mean parents are happy their kids were dismissed early. two school buildings in marshalltown are hosting presidential candidates. donald trump at the high school and hillary clinton at the middle school. 2:41 our buildings are public properties, we allow them access to that. not really our decision to reject any candidate or say you can't come here. andrew potter says when the district realized how much chaos and set up there would be at each school leading up to the candidate's speeches, they decided to let all students out at 1 p.m. tamara deubel 16:57 cancel appointments to pick up my nephew, had to rearrange to have somebody watch them so i could come get my nephew. denise william 17:40 picking up my grandaughter. the early dismissal meant families had to shuffle their schedules - and some weren't convinced it was for the best reason. denise 18:01 my personal opinion - i don't think they should have been let out early. parents have been voicing their concerns to the andrew 3:45
when you're missing instructional time for a political vent. we thought safety was a prioritiy in this event. the district says in hindsight, they would have asked both candidates to push back their visits to later in the evening. amanda 11:39 another reason for safety concerns, they expect donald trump to attract a lot of people, thsi is the only time he's been to marshalltown. reporting in marshalltown, amandsa krenz" lukas: a new cnn-orc poll finds hillary clinton leading the field among democratic voters. she tops her nearest rival, bernie sanders ... 52-percent to 38- percent ... but there are strong signs
in ... the lead clinton enjoys is now the smalles it has been since the field of candidates was reduced to three. lukas: perhaps a sigh of relief for the hillary clinton campaign as the latest cnn/orc poll finds her atop the democratic field. clinton reeling in 52 per-cent in this poll. besting her political rival bernie sanders by 14 per-cent. of democratic voters. a distant third candidate -- martin o'malley who is trailing, two- percent support lukas: the gap in the g- o-p race has tightened in the past few weeks and yesterday's quinnipiac poll shows two candidates are now head to head going into caucuses. donald trump and ted cruz are the frontrunners with no challengers in sight that according to the latest poll. trump maintaining a slim 2 per-cent lead, while senator ted cruz is garnering 29 percent support from likely republican caucus goers. the next closest candidate polling
is florida senator marco rubio. lukas: ted cruz was campaigning in the state yesterday just ahead of caucuses, and with him ... a familiar face to the campaign trail. former texas governor rick perry was on hand in osceola for a ted cruz campaign stop at the oswald barn. perry says cruz is the candidate to lead the coutnry, because he underse constitution cruz has campaign stops across the state through the republican debate all the way to caucuses on monday. one of those stops is here in sioux city on saturday at western iowa tech. perry "he understood what our founding fathers meant when he talked about that 10th amendment, that the federal government is supposed to do a few things really well, and then everything else goes back to the states. cruz has campaign stops across the state through the republican debate all the way to caucuses on monday. lukas: senator marco rubio has his first endorsement.
backing the florida senator for president. the former new york governor made the announcement on tuesday. he dropped his own bid in december. pataki believes rubio has the leadership, vision and intelligence for the job. tim just like the candidates, state party workers and thousands of caucus volunteers have been working to get ready for monday night,. a record number of caucus goers is being talked about across iowa.... and with several states that could potentially steal iowa first in the nation status if things dont go well on monday night.... preparation is key. both parties worked with microsoft to develop a new caucus app that will help produce reliable and accurate results. "weve been workign on this for months you habve a smart phone and you can put in your deligates it takes it all and puts it through
rules, said dr. andy mcguire iowa democratic chair. we can use for our reporting to get our repotrs in accuratly and quickly there's multiple safegaurds built intot hat app but we alos have the fallback of the paper and other things we have done in the past, said dr cody hoefert, iowa republican co-chair. lukas: and make sure you
this sunday morning at nine where our very own tim seaman will have
the full interview with our woodbury county party leaders. republican chris christie will also be in sioux city the day before caucuses. he'll be in morninside college's yockey room for a town hall doors open at 8 in the morning jessica rae: third ward councilman josh moenning has put in his bid for norfolk mayor... here's susan risinger with the details.
third ward councilman josh moenning has filed for mayor of norfolk. current mayor sue fuchtman does not plan to run for a third term, and has voiced her support for moenning. the lower elkhorn nrd board of directors meeting will begin at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon instead of the usual 7:30 p.m. so that members can attend the annual awards dinner that evening. among items on the agenda will be accepting the resignation of earlier this season...could the warriors get night? chris will have the highlights up ahead. scott: stay tuned for today's forecast...
stops. alex haight has the story: "the university of iowa fight song... a staple of pep rallies and football games in iowa city and more recently on 3rd street in niagara falls. confused? you're not alone. (david giusiana/owner, wine on third) " i'm not really sure. i don't know what really started it." wine on third owner david giusiana says over the past six months, an instrumental version of the fight song has played from a vacant building across the street from his restaurant every day from 3 to 11 p-m. for the first few weeks, he had no idea what the song was. (david giusiana/owner, wine on third) "our manager, tim mehzir, finally decided to use shazaam and identified that's what song it was so no, no one really paid attention to it." while the noise didn't serve as a nuisance inside the restaurant, giusiana said it affected customers who ate
he says people who live above the restaurant have also been bothered by it. (david giusiana/owner, wine on third) "some of our residential tenants upstairs have filed complaints and the police have been here." niagara falls police say they have responded to the location several times over the last few months, but say they have not been able to get a hold of a representative from smokin joes, which owns the building. even if they did, giusiana says he doesn't think any laws are being broken. (david giusiana/owner, wine on third) "they've not really violated the law in the fact that they've played between 3 and 11, and it's not so loud that they... again, what violates the noise ordinance, i belie." third street got a reprieve from the music tuesday afternoon, one day after a niagara gazette article on the phenomenon got national attention from the likes of
at the forefront in sergeant bluff. here's chris with the action. chris palmquist--"good morning everybody. back in december, heelan and sb-l went down to the wire when kyrese peck hit a game-winner for the crusaders in the pit. the warriors tried to return the favor on their home court. third quarter...they lead it by 20. andrew christensen gets it in the post and finishes with the hook shot. heelan answers back...deandre burnside picks up the loose ball and goes coast to coast for the finger roll as the crusaders chip away. but then brady click finds keegan savary streaking to the rim...he gets the basket and the trip to the charity stripe. heelan keeps trying to make it a gaim...burnside blows past a pair of defenders here and some how gets the finish to fall...they'd get within single digits, but it's sbl getting the win, 68- 55. a ranked battle in emerson...the lady pirates hosting pender. we pick it up in the second quarter...pender down four but then justice sorenson...drives and hits the pull up jay to cut the deficit in half. the lady pirates respond...ashley bokemper, knocks down the corner three and these two are loving life. later on, a scramble for the ball...payton blanke comes up with it and finds bokemper for the lay in...emerson hubbard up 9 at the break. in the third...it's bokemper picking right back up where
the lady pirates get the w...55-39. cherokee, ranked fifth, taking on le mars last night. late first quarter......le mars down three.....until madison dreckman ties things up at 14........that stroke....so pure! on the other end...its payt slaughter.....answeri ng for cherokee.....the three ball makes it 17-14 braves..... then check out the handles from katrina engebretson......not one crossover....but two....and the acrobatic finish......le mars pulls within one.... but kaely hummell would take over for cherokee....she spots up and hits from deep....braves win it 66-54. for all the action from last night head to our website, siouxland matters dot com...but for now, let's throw it back over to you. jessica rae: scott:
forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. we have clearing skies from west to east. visibilities are low in central siouxland where we've had the development of some patchy fog. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. this afternoon will be beautiful! we'll reach an afternoon high near 40. rae thanks scott... central siouxland where we've had the development of some patchy fog. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. this afternoon will be beautiful! we'll reach an afternoon
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the situation in eastern oregon comes to a head-- as f-b-i agents and troopers set up a roadblock to arrest militia leader ammon bundy and a team of occupiers-- as they drove from the malheur national wildlife refuge-- to a community meeting in the town of john day. chris liedle
(ly- dull) has been following the occupation from the planning stages.
happened around 4-25 tuesday afternoon... on a remote section of highway-395, between john day and burns in eastern oregon. law enforcement says they conducted a traffic stop on two vehicles. they arrested four people, including militia leader ammon bundy. officials say everyone surrendered, except two, lavoy finicum
and ryan bundy, ammon's older brother. then, shots rang out, but it's not known who fired first. sources say ryan bundy was injured... and lavoy finicum was killed. [duration:0'04"] (dave hannibal: look like they were making some arrests and clogging up the highway.) law enforcement says ryan bundy was taken to a local hospital and later arrested. finicum became an unofficial spokesperson for armed occupation at the malheur national wildlife refuge in harney county. the group was heading to a community meeting in the town of john day. [duration:0'04"] (hannibal: plan to go to the meeting in opposition of what's going on here.) the protestors
refuge nearly a month ago on january second. the armed occupiers demanded federal lands be turned over to local control. [duration:0'06"] (hannibal: looks like there are some action happening today and yes, i am happy there is an end to this... hopefully it is an end to this.) [duration:0'10"] (chris liedle: ammon bundy and seven others face a federal felony charge of conspiracy to impede federal officials by force, owners and their beloved four- legged friends can be - and that's definitely the case in this next story. reporter jacqueline matter brings you a heartwarming reunion in north carolina - between a war veteran and his cat. "four years missing... and two thousand miles...the numbers that separated a former marine and his cat. (robert connell, cat owner) " before i had kids,
the only thing i could connect to in life was a cat." this time last week...hemi the cat was found by craven animal services at marine corps air station cherry point. today...he's reunited with his owner...robert connell.
look a little older and wiser." connell's wife jennifer says when robert previously deployed....hemi went looking for him and never returned home. after months of searching...the connells moved to north dakota without their beloved pet. but robert says hemi was more than just a cat to him. he was like a person...who could listen to some of his deepest thoughts as he struggled with p-t-s-d. (robert connell, cat owner) "i never knew a cat would get attached to me, or i get attached to it." hemi was expected to fly to his new home in bismarck north dakota this week... but due to the recent snow storm .... thousands of flights were canceled .... including hemi's ... meaning it would take a little longer for him to make it home. but...that wasn't acceptable for robert. he decided friday evening he would drive to new bern to pick up his furry feline. he believes hemi is more than excited to go home. (robert connell, cat owner)"alright take me to the life of being pampered now." the connell's told me last week they had been planning to move into a new home in the coming months...but now feel like they're family is finally complete. (robert connell, cat owner) "hey i got some good news for
scott:a very weak cold front is going to travel through today. this will shift winds from southeast to northwest and they'll be somewhat breezy sustained between 10 and 20 miles per hour. the next few days will be quiet as we get to highs near 40 and even warmer for the weekend. today, we can expect to see fog then partly cloudy skies and a high of 39. the overnight low is 25 with some clouds. tomorrow will be just a hair cooler, but still comfortable for january. here's your 7 day forecast.
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