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where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner where we're headed in iowa, a juvenile detention center in linn county is using yoga as a form of recreation a volunteer ...
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yoga classes at the detention center, teaching both juveniles in custody and staff once a week. it's been going so well, one undation awarded the county a 5 thousandndollar grant to train more instructors to expand the program. those in custody say at fst they were skeptical, but now see the benefits of the class. "it like calms me down if i'm frustrated and i get frustrated some times. "i've had kids tell me when they're in their rooms at night they use this to fall asleep. i've had kids with anger control issues use this to calm themselves down."> ordman teaches what's called trauma informed yoga, which emphasizes breathing control,l,tress relief, and emotional calminin lukas: watch where your walking!! people coming out of a wisconsin coffee shop had a big surprise waiting for them. check this out. "an unusual sight in appleton caught drivers on a city street by surprise. they encountered a sinkhole. one car even had to be towed out of it. in a scene most people don't associate with northeast wisconsin- drivers
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coffee shop and neighboring restaurant tuesday night- came to a complete stop on jackman street, near railroad tracks along the bluff of the fox river after the earth caved in. appleton alderman joe martin was among those at the scene. "the first observation was, four f%et in diamer and went down about four feet. then from what i understand afterwards it's a little deeper than that," said martin. the car towed out of it was driven by a 61 year old woman. luckily she wasn't injured. sue bogenschutz of the atlas waterfront cafe and gathering room said, "when i looked out, the car was out already. i guess it took somewhere around an hour, , hour and a halal before they were able to free those people. now that car was just in that sink hole, maybe with one wheel." city crews spevt much of wednesday filling up the hole. the cause was blamed on a mysterious wooden structure, buried six feet down. "it wasn't something our crews knew about. the railroad folks didn't know about it, and eventually that structure just eroded and started just backfilling with earth from underneath where the road was. cars and trains kind ofof
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erosion from where the sinkhole actually ended up being, and that's kind of how it opened up," said chad doran, appleton communication coordinator. as a precaution the railroad company do you have a fit bit? well it might not be as great as you thought. more on a lawsuit against the tech company. after the break. scott: we'll have... "you're watching abc9 news this morning... jessica rae... and scott larson.... this is abc9 news this rning. "
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most of the region. the stormcast hd shows that we have a weak cold front boundary parked nearby. a wind from the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partlylyloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a
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most of the region. the stormcast hd shows that we have a weak cold front boundary parked nearby. a wind from the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despipi increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. most of the region. the stormcast hd shshs that we have a weak cold front
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the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott 39-cent per gallon gas! people were lining up to get it in sunrara texas. it wasasart of a promotion n a-g producers co-op - which is a co-op for grain farmers. the promotion was no doubt
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falling oil prices. crude dropped to around 30-dollars a barrel - thanks largely to a boom in u-s oil production. if you're wondering when the last time was gas was 39-cents a gallon ... ? the answer is 19- 69. lukas: fitbit is arguably the hottest fitness tracacr on the market. it seems like everyone has those bracelets that track your steps -- and in some cases your heart rate. but does fitbit really work? mary moloney has the info in today's consumer watch. "(nats) this year -- the word health is almost synonymous with the word fitbit. not only do you see these brightly colored bracelets at the gym or work -- but the cacahy commercials run frequently. (nats) they promise to help get you in shape -- but do the wearable trackers work? this month -- fitbit was hit with a class action lawsuit -- alleging fraud. according to the suit -- two of the company's heart rate monitors -- the fitbit charge h-r and the
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accurately measure yo heart rate. and that could be potentially dangerous. especially for people looking to push their heart rates past a certain mark. the suit surprised consumer reports -- who tested and recommended the fitbit charge h-r and the fitbit surge. so -- consumer reports retested the devices. and compared fitbit's products with another device that has proven accuracy -- the polar h-7 chest strap. the consumer reports testers again found both fitbit models were on point. and if there was a variance between the polar device or the fitbit -- it wasaso more than three beats per r nute. which isn't big. but consumer reports noticed one exception. the fitbit charge h-r inaccurate readings workouts depending was put on the arm. if you follow fitbit's directions and wear place it recommends accurate. reports says it will keep an eye on the fitbit lawsuit -- it
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fitbit surge and the fitbit h-r trackers. for cocoumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. " lukas: a t-v classic in theaters, a broadway hit in hollywood, and a backstreet boy in trouble: david daniel has it all in the hollywood minute. ""we're home?" "we're home." "little house" heads to the big screen! the hollywood reporter says paramount is developing a movie based on the long- running t-v series ittle house on the prairie." mimiael landon and melissa gilbert starred in the pioneer family show, which ran from 1974 to 1983. "you know, i'm just a guy trying to enjoy some vacation time." more trouble for nick carter -- the backstreet boy is being sued by a orida bar employee who cla carter struck and choked him. carter was arrested in mid- january after a brawl was reported at a key west bar. he's pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor battery count. (singing) "just like my country, i'm young,
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away my shot!" "hamilton" is heading to hollywood! the l-a times reports the smash-hit broadway musical about u-s founding father alexander hamilton set to play tinseltown's historic pantages theater -- but not until august of 2017. if you can't wait that long, but can't get to new york, a chicago run is set to begin this september. for hollywood mite, i'm david daniel. " lukas: " " coming up....a grououof graphic design students are crcrting a coloringngook for a good cause... find out why.. up next. " " lukas: coming up....cats! cats! and more cats! we have some amazing cat rescues up in just
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on a unique project. graphic design students are teaming up to help raise money for local animal rescue groups by creating a coloring book. dana thayer has more lukas: " "graphic design two at kickapoo high school... isn't your typical class. " my background is in agency and graphics and photography i did that nine years professionally before becoming a teacher." and now, mr. declue's class is getting their own
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nat- john and griffey "each h d is assigned a page and respspsible for the props on each page" they're teaming up with kolr 10- to create a coloring book featuring john and griffey. proceeds, will go to local animal rescue groups. each student is the manager of a specific page... making sure individual design tasks from their classmates are completed in time. "you might have griffey you might have weather clouds, a dog bone, you name it." the skills they're learning are similar to past semesters, but the fact that their work will be out, for everyone to see, makes this experience very different "it's not just a project anymore, it's not just what's my grade on it, no you have face value that ok this either looks bad or it looks good, it's going to the public." lukas: a cat in michigan is recovering after
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"bubbles" climbed through nearly 80 feet of pipe and got her head stuck through a small opening in a drain cover. she may have been stuck there for days. the drain pipe is located at a cattle auction in lake odessa. one auction attendee thought he heard a strange noise coming from the site. when he investigated further, he found the stuck cat. (kendall tobias/found cat) " the cat's head was in there like that. so we pushed the head through and got it going. and it laid there for a few minutes...like it was dead. out 15 minutes...we take another look at it...it was breathing." "bubbles" was taken to a veterinary clinic, where she's being treated for a few scrapes and swollen eyelids. after treatment, the clinic will seek a permanent home for the cat. lukas: a kitty that was stuck atop a power pole in avondale has come down safely. according to neighbors in the area, the cat was stuck on top of the power pole
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a crew from salt river project responded to the scene to help bring the cat down safely. -"well of course we want the cat to come down safe so our crews and troubleshooters are trained to get them down so we used some tools to coax it down the pole. (covered by a ws of the cat coming down the pole) and we had a good result in the end, it got down safe and sound. it's always better when it comes down on its own and many times we have a good result just like we did today." as it turns out, the cat didn't need much help getting down, because once the crew ascended the cat trotted down on its own. lukas: a cat caught in a storm drain for almost a week has been rescued. but only thanks to officers who went above and but only thanks to officers who went above and beyond the call of duty to do it... the cat was the drain in stamford, connecticut, last thursday. the drain is part of a series of tunnels and pipes that the cat may have regularly roamed around, making rescue efforts difficult. lukas: scott: lukas and scot chat
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lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat scott:good morning siouxland. temperatures are in the 30s throughout most of siouxland. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. we have far warmer temperatures than
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yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 d-o-t traffic cam's here at . many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... scott: now you'll want to watch your speed in these areas today: ... police will be running radars, on hamilton blvd and outer drive so again... mind that speed. lukas: thanks scott... amazon is running a commercial during the super bowl for the first time. abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson have a sneak peek.
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"techbytes" a first for amazon. >> the company running an ad on super bowl sunday. >> all right, let's hear it. cheerleaders. >> marino again, i thoughtou were the expect at this party. >> alec baldwin and dan marino. >> they're planning the party with amazon echo. samsung may be ready to launch its own phone grade program. >> lease their devices for one year and exchange it for a newer model. and facebook's like button is about to get more emotionanal. >> the new reactions feature will allow users to go beyond a simple thumbs-up with an emoji. there are five new symbols. >> thumbs-up to that.
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meet "mac." the company said his name is in honor of its clydesdales being "the most macro of all icons." it's also a nod to the company's tagline: "proudly a macro beer." anheuser-busch announced the foal was born tutuday at the warm springs ranch in boonville, mimiouri. it repord the mom d baby are both happy and healthy. the ranch is home to more than 160 clydesdales. lukas: the commodity crash is coming to your local cafe. but don't expect to save any money. prices for coffee beans are at their lowest point in nearly two years. a pound of araca coffee -- the type starbucks buys and serves to customers -- has fallen by about a third in just the past year. officials in braral forecast that cocoee farmers will have a huge harvest season this year, creating an oversupply of beans, which has led to the drop in prices. but no one expects latte
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one analyst says there's a decent rise in wages, another ingredient in making your coffee. states and cities across the country have been increasing the minimum wage. that affects all stores -- from your local coffee shop to the mcdonald's'snd starbucks of the world. lukas: garlic is a popular addition to any dish and gives your recipes a little extra kick. howard is here in the mister food test kitchcn with a skillit dinner that you will love. "today we're revealing the secret ingredient that makes this rice dish so incredible. what do you think it could be? have you ever eaten something, loved it, yet you couldn't quite figure out what made it taste so good. was it a certain spice or how it was prepared? well, today's recipe has a secret ingredient that turns an ordinary side dh into an extraordinary one. and let me tell you ... as always it's really easy. while cooking
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like we would normally do, we saut some garlic in a bit of olive oil for a couple of minutes just to bring out the tty flavor. then we toss in a couple e of tomatoes that we've chunked up and cook it until they start to break up. now all we do is add the rice to the skillet along with some sliced scallions and a bit of salt and pepper. once that's all mixed, we add our secret ingredient - some ranch dressing - and once it's mixed through, we're done. you see the dressing not only gives this s lots of flavor, it also makes it t creamy. and when your family trieie this for the f fst time, they'll bebe asking, "what's s this that makes it taste so good?" just tell them . it's our little secret. i do hope you'll go online to get the recipe for what we call, "garlic skillet rice," so you'll have a new side dish that everyone will love thanks to our secret ingredient. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, and we'll see you back here tomorrow for even more . ooh
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lukas: if you would like a copy of that recipe you can send us a self addressed stamped envelope here to a-b-c 9 news. our address is 625 douglas street. the zip...51101. be sure to write arlic skillet rice" on your request. or you can visit our website...siouxlan d matters dot com. and click on the mr. food logo.... lukas: " " coming up....one mom is fighting for her daughter after she was made fun of ... because of her body. you dodot want to miss their story.
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company skycam hd. highs yesterday ballooned into the 40s throughout most of the region. currently, we are still enjoying some nice temperatures stationed in the 30s. we have a breezy northwest wind at 10 to 20 miles per hour. this makes it feel like it'in the teens and 20s, so bundle up! the satellite and radar shows some clouds dipping in from north to south. the stormcast hd shows
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boundary parked nearby. a wind from the sse turns westerly tomorrow ananwith less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. company skycam hd. ballooned into the 40s throughout currently, we are nice temperatures we have a breezy to 20 miles per hour. like it's in the teens and 20s, so bundle up! the satellite and radar shows some clouds dipping in
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stormcast hd shows that we have a weak cold front boundary parked nearby. a wind from the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. company skycam hd. highs yesterday ballooned into the 40s throughout most of the region. currently, we are still enjoying some nice temperatures stationed in the 30s. we have a breezy northwest wind at 10 to 20 miles per hour. this makes it feel like it's in the teens and 20s, so bundle up! the satellite and
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from north to south. the stormcast hd shows that we have a weak cold front boundary parked nearby. a wind from the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott chat lukas and scott lukas and scott chat lukas and scott
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her daughter's body type. pilar pedraza sat down with the mother and daughter. " (megan naramore harris/ mother) she tried it on and it fit perfectly. megan naramore harris was shopping with her daughter lexi. they'd already found this dress, when she talked the girl into trying on just one more outfit....something a little differentnt. for fun. they snappededhis 'quick picicto share with friends. but then they say the fun ended. (megan naramore harris/ mother) the sales lady walked in and told lexi that, um, she did not look good in that dress. (lexi harris/ daughter) i didn't really like what she said. megan won't share exactly what the saleslady said, because she doesn't want to hurt lexi anymore than she already has been. but says the comments included things like calling her daughter 'fat' and telling her she needed to wear the body shaping underwear 'spanx' under the dress. megan it was not a simple upsale. it was bodyshaming. gan says she called to complain, but got no response from the store. that's when she asked lexi if she could postbout it on facook.
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daughter) i've known girls that cut themselves because of stuff like that. or committed suicide. but she wasn't thousands of comments the post has gotten since. (lexi harris/ daughter) it's just been crazy. i i dn't think thatatt would blow up like this. now.. they both see similar from hurting others. launch this as a talking point. (lexi harris/ daughter) no matter what somebody says, if you're fine with embrace it." lukas: the mother says a dillard's spokeswoman called her just before the interview, apologized and told her the incident will be used as a teaching moment for their sales clerks. and the company has issued a response to the media.a.t reads in part: "at dillard's, o o mission to help people feel good about themselves by enhancing the natural beauty found in all of us...it is certainly never our intent to offend our customers..." lukas: last week we brought you the
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campaigning for hillary clinton. yesterday, george got to meet her in person. lukas: last week we brought you the story of an n wa 11 year old who's campaigning for hillary clinton. yesterday, george got to meet her in person. the two snapped this photo yesterday at the jewish federation event in des moines. george even got to ask secretary clinton about her policies. meet george because he's kind of a legend in our iowa campaign, he's our youngest most volunteer, hes 11 to our headquarters, makes phone calls, i met him today at an event he asked a very good question about syrian refugees. he's a very impressive young man. lukas: hillary clinton did a few days ago.... and now senator bernie sanders
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opportunity to meet with president barack obama. he says the been very fair democratic candidates by not support behind any one of them. sanders was infact ask the potus for an official endorsement. what the president has tried to do, what vice president biden has tried to do is to be as even-handed as they can be, and i know there was some discussion the other day about a political interview where he was tipping the scale toward secretary clinton. i all. sanders says he had a productive meeting with t t president, in n which they discussed a series of issues -- from politics to domestic policy. the meeting comes as polls show sanders and clinton head to head in iowa, just days ahead of the first-in-the-nation caucuses. lukas a local group of women took advantage of the nice weather outside yesterday rallying for presidential candidate bernie sanders the woodbury county women for bernie sanders organization set up shop on
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vermont senator. one supporter says she wants people to know why she's backing bernie. " i've noticic in the media alot of people have been saying that it's just young males that are supporting bernie sanders and we just want to show that there's alot of people that's diverse, not only race but social economic and gender." says tisha dumkrieger. tisha believes sanders' message is one many americans can relate to and support lukas: the latest quinnipiac university poll shows sanders, once again edging out early frontrunner hillary clintotoin iowa... but t only by a few points. sanders gets 49 per-cent support in this poll coming four per-cent ahead of clinton. former maryland governor martin o'malley has four percent. lukas: a first term nebraska senator is questioning trumps authenticity when it comes to keeping an oath. republican senator ben sasse, who's currently campaigning for marco rubio and ted cruz says he has issues with trump's character and trustworthiness.
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guy who's going tobe our next president takes an oath to the constitution and believes that oath binds him." sasse also criticized trump's decision to boycott the fox news debate being held tomorrow night. trump will be in sioux city sunday for a campaign rally at the orpheum theatre. lukas: it seems trump is an honorary hawkeye. but, that's not sitting well with some iowa fans. former and current students athletes presented trump with a number one hawkeye jersey. it wasn't an official iowa football jersey, but some are raising questions if that's appropriate. the university released a statement explaining student-athletes are encouraged to participate in the political process as individuals and don't reflect the opinion of the university. lukas: at that same event... trump faced a new type of protester...one who threw... tomatoes. 28-year old andrew alemao was ararsted by u-of-i-iolice after he hurled two tomatoes at the republican
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trump was speaking to a couple of thousand people at the u of i field house. secret service took aleo into custody and he faces a disorderly conduct charge, he also faces a possible 625 dollar fine and/or 30 days of imprisonment. lukas: g-o-p hopeful ben carson is adding his name to the list of candidates in souxland this weekend. carson is set to be at dordt college on saturdrd at the campus center. that's at three clock. he's one of seven presidential candidate who've announced campaign stops in the area this weekend. for a full list of who's where... head to siouxland- matters-dot-com. lukas: and here's a look at the iowa caucus media center. 16-hundred journalists and crews from around teh world are converging in des moines for the big day. getting there days in advance to be prepared for the hectic night. our very own tim seaman will be in des moines reporting live from the headquarters beginning friday. lukas: and dont forget, tune in right here on abc9 news at 5, 6 and 10 monday for full caucus coverage.
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several precincts and tim seaman will be in des moines giving us live updates from the state's capitol. " " lukas: coming up in sports...briar cliff hosted northwestern in a g-pac doubleheader. stay tuned for all the action from the hardwood after the break.
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colleges. here's chris with the action from briar cliff. chris palmquist--"good morning everybody...briar cliff hosted northwestern last night. the charger men have won a school-record 17 straight games and climbed to number 3 in the country. last night they were looking fothe season sweep of northwestern. early on...colton kooima with the nice drive to the rim, the red raiders take the early lead. but shane graves can do that too...hehehetates and gets to the rack to tie things up. then it's his backcourt mate, austin lefler knocking down back to back threes...bcu takes a 14-6 lead. northwestern chips away though...kooima hits the pullup to get the raiders within six. but the conference player of the week, clay harreld answers with a three pointer of his own to go up 9. on the other end, riley francis,
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range. but t ke it 18 ia row for briar cliff...austin homan gets two...chargers win it, 99-91 the same match up in the womens game, bcu looking for some revenge against the raiders who beat them in orange city. in the third quarter, nee maneman finds darbi gustafson down low...that ties things up at 30. then the chargers get out on the break...after some nice psing, lexi henschke lays it home to go up four. then from the outside...emily kay sinks the three pointer...she was three of three from deep. but back comes northwestern...katy kuiper gets the
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raiders take the lead. then morgan vandersloot, drives and gets the three point play...northwestern goes up 48-42. late in the quarter...mckenzie shipley, knocks down the triple of her own...they trailed by 3 after three. then in the fourth, , morgan hanson,n,ets the rebound, t basket, and the bonus. chargers come back and win it, 70-66. that will do it for your check on sports...have a great day everybody. lukas scott: it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. temperatures are in the 30s throughout most of siouxland. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time
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degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. still ahead in our show.... russell roberts junior was sentenced yesterday... stay tuned for the latest we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the plannnnnn where we're headed for a cooler afternoon. we have far warmer temperatures than this same time yesterday at 15 to 25 degrees higher! the wind is from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. here's the planner was sentenced d yesterday... stay tuned for the latest plus he's what you can expect woming up on gma " " lukas:
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loved ononin a drunk drivivg accident. yesterday, the man responsible r their loss, learned his punishment. abc9's jess plue was there to hear the verdict "this happens to other families, this doesn't happen to our family " said tami allison. two years ago, everything changed for the family of tiffany schmidt after she passed away in a horrific car accident. the driver involved, russell roberts s nior, was drunundriving and speedingng which caused him to lose control.. and overturn the vehicle. roberts was sentedced to a minimum of ten years for tiffany's death as
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under the influence. "today we feel like we can finally put this to rest and remember the good times with tiffany and not have to relive the accident everytime we walk into this building" said allison. while the accident and a majority of the trial is behind them, and just justice served...tiffany's family says they will always struggle with the loss... "he gets to keep living life while our life sentence started seven- hundred and thirty- eight days ago when we lost tiffany" said allison. family and friends say they're satisfied with the judge's ruling and hope people will take drunk driving more seriously, after what happed to tiffany. "this is the best we could have hoped for and the judge saw that he wasn't remorseful up until today" said allison according to the national highway safety administration, twenty-eight people die in safety ministration, enty-eight people d d in drunk driving accidents each day ... and every two minutes a person is injured in a drunk driving crash we have an update for you from a work release escape yesterday ... they are loking for 26 year old jacob michael petty, after he failed to report tuesday petty is serving
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he was transfered to the work release program. anyone with information is asked to contact sioux city police department lukas: ananarmed hotel roroery led to a lolodown at norfolol elementary and middle schools yesterday. superintendent dr. jami jo thompson says that they closed just as an extra precaution, and that she didn't think there was a significant threat to students, teachers or staff. the lockdown began just before 11 yesterday morning after a robbery at the hampton inn in norfolk. exterior doors were locked and students and teachers were kept insnse, but the schoho day proceeded as normal. lukas: online swap sites are becoming more and more common, and so are scams taking place on websites like craigslist. that's why one local law enforcement agency is stepping in to protect siouxlanders. the le mars police department is now offering the police station as a safe zone for internet transactions. even going so far as to offer services such as identifying other parties invovled in
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whether an item being traded has been stolen. le mars sergeant jay king says the department is willing to do whatever is necessary to keep the community safe. "they can meet down here and feel a little bit safer doing it and hopefully the bad guy will say i dont think i want to come down there you know because we may recognize them and we may have information on them to stop a crime from ever happening. king. people we talked to around town say they like the idea of using the policecetation as a plple to meet... saying it might make them feel safer. lukas: nexstar broaasting... abc9's parent company... announced yesterday its acquisition of news conglomerate, media general inc. purchasing the company for 4- point-6 billion dollars in cash and stocks. when the sale is complete, nexstar will own 171 stations in 100 markets across the u-s.... covering approximately 39% of all u-s households. the deal is expected to be
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the company will be nexstar media group, lukas: a morningside student looking to bring his parents to sioux city for his graduation has met his goal. friends set up a go fund me page for paul johnson, the student body president at morningside college. his parents have never been to the u-s, but were hoping to raise $ $000 to see theieison acacpt his diploma.a. the money y ll be used to apply for passports for both of johnson's parents who are currently in nigeria. morningside graduates will be walking for commencement on may 14th. lukas: a local family is inching toward a bit of normalcy waiting more than two years to bring their son home from the hospital after he was born 16 weeks early. earlier this month, jack miltenberger was able to fly from a special hospital in ohio to sioux falls. now, he's waiting to go home to elk point... but he can't do that until a team of in-home nurses are in
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of him around the clock. jack's family is working with universal pediatri to find the right people. heather robinson, r.n., universal pediatrics, says, "you would obviously do personal cares like bathing, brushing teething, things of that nature - diaper changing - but a lot of it, a lot of the speech therapy and physical thepy you learn from speech and physical therapists coming into the home, you would integrate that through play." nurses hired to tata care of jack will be specifically trained for his needs, that includes training for his trach and ventillator, so that shouldn't be a concern for anyone interested. if you're interested in finding out more, or know someone to might apply, we have all the information on this story at siouxland matters dot com. lukas: here's an animal you don't see e every day. it's's two-headed turtle! its owner brought the turtle to a south miami animal hospital for a checkup. the vet says the six-year-old turtle is surprisingly healthy, as similar don't live very the turtle is now headed to a new life at a zoo in the philippines. lukas scott: adlib scott:a wind from
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the sse turns scott:a wind from the sse turns westerly tomororw and with lesessnow the sse turns westerly tomorrow and with less snow coverage, we should see temperatures shoot en higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds.
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skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there o o saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. see temperates shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on
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today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day forecast. see temperatures shoot even higher into the upper 40s. we'll stay there on saturday despite increasing clouds. today's high is 39 under partly cloudy skies. the overnight low is 23. tomorrow's high is 47 with mostly sunny conditions. here's a peek at your 7 day
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