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name supers " " elisa 2 line cg: fred hexom fhexom@kcautv.c om (fred) good evening! a crippling winter storm will set up monday evening through tuesday evening. a blizzard watch is in effect for most of siouxland. for most of the area, this will be from 3 am tuesday to 6 am wednesday. heavy snow and high winds will likely cause blizzard conditions. in the meantime, our weather will be quiet. it will be mostly clear and 30 at 9 pm, mostly clear and 26 at 1 am, and partly cloudy and 23 at 5 am. i'll be back in a few minutes with a look at how much snow to expect in just a few minutes. it's time for local news that matters! " " jenna: good evening and thanks for joining us... i'm jenna rehnstrom just over 24- hours from caucus night, and sioux city is hosting the front-runners for both the republican and democratic parties. the latest polls show each candidate is holding onto only a single digit lead going into tomorrow's caucuses. jenna tonight we'll be bringing you team coverage of hillary clinton
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souverain is down at the sioux city convention center, where hillary clinton is set to speak within the hour. and a-b-c 9 reporter jess plue is inside the orpheum theatre where trump supporters are gathering for a six o'clock rally. jenna we will check with them in just a minute, but first let's take a look at the latest poll numbers. the des moines register and bloomberg politics released their latest poll last night. on the republican side, donald trump is leading by five points. he's polling with 28 percent, followed by ted cruz with 23 percent. hillary clinton is holding onto the lead for the democratic nominatiti, but by a very small margin. she is only up 3 percentage points over bernie sanders, who has been steadily climbing in the polls these past few weeks. jenna and with sanders closing the gap, the entire clinton family has been out stumping across the state. our deborah souveraign is at the sioux city convention center, where hillary clinton is expected to take the stage any moment now. deborah, what's the atmosphere like down there.
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ononperson i spoke e , told me but hillary's recent dominance of the race...is being challenged by bernie sanders..who has gained a lot momentum here in iowa ... and hillary is responding with these "get out the caucus" events...to remind voters that this will be a race to the finish line. before heading to sioux city, clinton spoke with potential caucus-goers in council bluffs. dozens were on hand at abraham lincoln high school.....to hear from the former secretary of state... who emphasized her plans to strengthen the american economy...and create more jobs. clinton told the crowd...they have too much to risk....not to caucus. "the stakes in this election, could not hear what the "the stakes in this election, could not rebuplicans, who iowa, as well, are saying, it is quite a disturbing process. to rip away the procress we've made, , turn the clock back on the lives, thehe opportunities, the hopes of so many
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with just 24 hours before iowans cast their votes in the first election of the nomination process... clinton is getting support from her entire family. both bill, and chelsea have been campaign across the state.... but here tonight..hillary will be addressing the crowd alone. shshis expected to arrive here in about minutes. so stay with us tonight....coming up at 10 i'll have more on what hillary had to say. reporting live from sioux city convention center, deborah souverain abc 9 news. jenna and following her event tonight, i will sit down for a one-on-one interview with hillary clinton. make sure to tune in tonight at ten to see the interview, exclusive to a-b-c- nine news. jenna: as wf mentioned earlier, donald trump has surged ahead to a five
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caucus. a-b-c 9 reporter jess plue is at the orpeum theatre, trump's only scheduled event for today. he is set to speak at six. jess, it looks like another big crowd for the republican frontrunner. jess [scene description, about event, lking to people] before coming here, trump spent most of yesterday in easter iowa. hundreds came out to support republican front- runner...donald trump..with his visit in davenport saturday. while at the rally, trump covered a few of the most recent media blunders he took...like insulting megan kelly of fox news.
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insulting megan kelly of fox news. "i love fox. i think fox is perfect but fox was taunting me a little bit and i said, 'look, i'm not going to do the debate, i want to do the debate so badly, i'm not going to do the debate. i didn't do the debate. it didn't do well. i opened something up. we were at six million dollars in one hour for the vets (cheers) and i was so proud of it. " instead of attending the debate on thursday, trump held a rally to raise funds for veteran based organizations. of the six million dollars raised, the local non- profit "support siouxland soldiers" will recieve a check k tonight from thaha event. jess tune in tonight at ten, where i will bring you the highlights of tonight's rally. i will also speak to some of trump's supporters as they prepare for caucus night. reporting live from the orpheum
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news reporter jess plue. jenna chris christie was in sioux city this morning for a town hall event at morningside college. the new jersey governor is still at 3-percent in the des moines register poll. christie had a few words to say about poll leader, donald trump. "so who are the people that are not restrained...okay, right okay. donald trump who has never run for a political race in his life and doesn't really, i think, understand the ramification of his conduct is unrestrained. " butt to "it is almost impossible for me to believe that iowans, iowans, are gonna give donald trump the iowa caucus." christie will be heading to a rally out in west des moines, later on this evening. jenna: folks in spencer will have once last chance to hear from republican ben carson. dr carson will be speaking at the living word outreach ministries from eleven to 12:30 tomorrow
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jenna and as the candidates move to des moines for tomorrow night's caucus results, ththmedia follows. tim sesean is in at the caucus headquarters in the capital square bulding. he's been following along as everyone prepares for iowans to set the political tone. coverage tomorrow, as we bring you team coverage and analysis. we havavspecail caucususoverage from 6:30-10 with tim seaman from des moines, in addition to our regunews casts at 5,6 and 10. jenna after a fire temporarily closed a popular
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addition to our regular news
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temporarily closed a popular local restaurant, sneaky's chicken, will reopen tomorrow. sneaky's pause in business for smoke repairs, only lasted 20 days. according to owner, dave ferris, the quick turn around is all thanks to the many contractors and volunteers.
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we will give a look at the soft open that they are hosting tonight, just for the folks who helped with the remodel. jenna: coming up after the break... the presidential candidates make the rounds on sunday morning t-v. find out who got candidate about his expectations for iowa. elisa (fred) it will be nice tonight and monday, but we have a blizzard watch for tuesday. heavy snow and blowing snow will be the threats. all the details are after the break.
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a major winter storm is coming to siouxland tuesday.
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elisa raffa eraffa@kcautv.co m (fred) a blizzard watch is in effect for almost all of siouxland on tuesday. heavy snow and high winds will cause dangerous travel conditions. the port neal welding company skycam hd shows a nice looking picture of downtown sioux city from the ho chunk centre. 43 was the high and 33 the low today--both above normal. we have 41 in sioux city. local temperatures are in the 30s and 40s. wind chills are mainly in the 30s. northwest winds of 5 to 15 miles per hour are pushing in. zooming out to the national satellite and radar, we can see our tuesday storm currently over california. the stormcast hd shows quiet weather during the night tonight and during the day tomorrow. the snow will start to push in tomorrow evening, becoming heavy tuesday morning and continuing tuesday afternoon before tapering off tuesday evening to wednesday morning. blustery winds mean that even after the snow has ended blowing snow will be a concern wednesday. the snow forecast shows a sharp gradient northwest to southeast. these tals may still shift tomorrow if the e storm tracks moror to the north o o south. this would have a big impact on snow totots, so stay tuned. this is not a final forecast yet. here's a recap of what to expect: : e timing will be late monday evening through tuesday evening. heavy snowfall rates are likely. gusty winds to 40 mph will cause blowing snow, low visibility, and blizzard conditions. dangerous travel will result. 8-12" of snow is expected in sioux city, with a sharp cutoff to the northwest. for tonight, expect mostly clear skies and a low of 26. tomorrow will be partly cloudy with a high of 38, but snow will move in during the evening. the 7- day forecast shows blustery conditons, and heavy snow tuesday. after that, our weather will be quiet with highs in the 20s and 30s. deborah/elisa (jenna) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. jenna: still to come after the break... we take a look at ich candidates were on which shows...
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rounds on sunday morning t-v.
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scrambling across the state from event to event... several took time to take part in the sunday morning political show frenzy. brandi hitt has more from des moines. nats - "...rally..." the day before the iowa showdown... it's an all-out push to win undecided voters. the day before the iowa showdown... it's an all-out push to win undecided voters. sot - sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "hillary clinton is not qualified to be president." ((graphic)) the final poll before the caucuses... shows donald trump leading the g-o-p race - five points ahead of ted cruz. sot - donald trump / (r) ) esidential candidate e "we're leading in the polls... but t tre's a theory we could do even better." - - trump even getting candid with abc's george stephanopolous... about his lead. ((abc's this week)) sot - stephanopolous - "did you ever imagine that on the eve of the iowa caucuses you'd be leading?" trump - "the truth is... (laughs) no... i didn't." nearly all of the candidates are also
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shows. (???) sot - sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate "a vote for marco rubio... is a vote for amnesty." and hillary clinton... addressed the state department's recent announcement... declaring that "22 emails" sent from her private server... contained "top secret information." (abc this week) sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "no classified marked information on those emails..." nats - "...sanders rally..." her opponent -- bernie sanders telling crowds -- it all comes down to voter turnout. (abc this week) sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "we are going to win this thing... and pull off one of the great political upsets in recent history." brandi hitt oncam close: and the candidates are pulling out all the stops - blasting the airwaves here with non-stop ads. even marco rubio is airing a half hour t-v special this weekend. brandi hitt - abc news - des moines. coming up in sports....the musketeers retured to t t "tyson" for the first t me in 28 days.....stay tuned for the action from their matchup with waterloo... plus...iowa hosted northwestern with hopes off bouncing back with a win.....alex has the highlights
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iowa was bouncing back.....for thehe first time since february of 2015, the hawkeyeses played a big tenen game coming off a loss.... it just so happens that iowa's last conference loss came to northwestern....... today's opponent. iowa had won 13 straight regular season conference games before thursday's loss at maryland... 1st half....iowa by one....tre demps.......his name is trey for a reason.....three ball hits...he had a game high 30
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four....but jarrod uthoff was on a hawkeyes down by four....but jarroduthoff was on a mission....he had 12 of iowa's 1st 16 points....he finished with 23 big ones.. peter jok was honed in as well.....gets the deep triple to fall off the feed from adam woodbury......hawk s take the three point lead.... then its nicholas baer from three point land....you betcha.....iowa led 42-26 at halftime.... and they kept it rolling in the second half...jok from the corner.....he had four triples on the day....26 points to lead iowa... the hawkeyes have won 14 straight at home......85-71 the final. alex in the northern sun conference, the stretch run is underway before postseason play begins..... out in wayne......the wildcat ladies have won seven of their last nine......today, they hosted university of mary... wayne state fourth in the n-s- i-c south division....the marauders sixth in the north..... late second quarter...maggie schul-tee.....finds some room off the screen and buries the jumper....wildcats up 38--19...... then right before halftime....brittan y dietz buries the three for the maruaders....38-22 wayne state at recess.... to the third quarter we go.....rachel weir strikes first for mary.......the visitors opened the second half on an 11-2 run to get within seven....
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stopper.......great move in the paint for the e 'cats.......the frustrtatiti wears off.. and maggie schul-tee....t.tes over;...the j rattles home....she finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead wayne state to victory...70-54 the final. alex it seems like the musketeers have been on the road for a long time.....it's because they have.....28 days since their last game at the tyson... today, sioux city hosted waterlooo in the finale of their three-game weekend... the musketeers beat lincoln on friday, but fell to des moines last night in the state capitol. early first period...ronnie hein.....off the pretty feed for waterloo...initiall y....the goal is disallowed....but after review...it counts......1-0 black hawks.... waterloo keeps pressing...shane bowewe...the wrap around...and he scores off a musketeer skate....2-0 hawks....... but sioux city gets one back....jake ryzcek takes the loose puck and buries it on the power play....musketeers cut the lead to one.... waterloo just too strong.....liam peca-raro.....these moves should be illegal.....he beats the back line and makes it 3-1 hawks after one...they hold on to win it 5-2. deborah
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k pepepepeek at tonight's "afv." we know you're gonna love it. woman: she does look like she's going fast. all: ooh! [ cats yowl ]
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