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have a great day.from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 0 20 miles per hour and guststsre likely to pupu over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. your full forecast is coming up - your news starts now. from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest
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hour and gusts are likely to push over " coming up this morning on abc9 news... the death of u-s supreme court justice antonin scalia has sent waves all across the country... including right here in siouxland. " one of sioux city's favorite sons returned to the area last night... we'll have more on his visit and what he had to say " and... a former iowa governor giving iowans a forum to voice their concerns over the new medicaid system. these stories and more... on abc9 news this morning. "" lukas: good morning and thanks for starting your day with us... i'm lukas voss. we begin this morning with the passing of u-s supreme court justice antonin scalia. his passing has lead to a controversial battle in washinton over who should appoint hihi successor. scalia was originallyappointed by president ronald reagan in 19-86... and has sat on the highest bench in
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thirty years and perhaps most famous for writing several scathing dissents during his tenure as supreme court justice. scalia's impact has been felt all across the nation... even in siouxland abc9 news reporter elisa raffa has more on how two legal professionals view scalia's legacy. "he was kind of viewed as the rock star of the court" says kyle irvin, attorney at corbett anderson law. a great loss for t t justice system over the weekend asas supreme court justice antonin scalia passed away in texas. siouxland lawyers and judges are remembering him as a man who cared about not only his career, but the legal system overall attorney klye irvin says scalia stuck by the constituion, and wasn't afraid to use colorful words to do it. calling scalia's tenure as justice as a great legacy. "the fact that liberal justices were seeking to go back to history to show what was kind of in the air when the founders were putting together the constitution shows the impact thatcalib had on the court, because we didn't see that as much before scalia" says kyle irvin,
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anderson law. irvin says scalia's death came as a shock.... but even more so when conisdering the timing... right in the middle of a hotly contested election cycle where the vacancy is causing controversy. "we like to see vacancies filled because it lends stability, continuity.. en there's an opening, that opening can causus delays" says judge jeffrey neary. there have already been fighting words between candidates concerning who should fill scalia's vacant spot. local judge neary says the new appointment shouldn't be a political ploy. but rather an a-political process, saying judges take an oath, regardless of political party they align with "those people who can apply the law, and do a great job applying the law... the best in the landshould be doing thth job b respective of litical affiliationsns says judge jeffrey neary. adding to the excitement and controversy, judge jane kelly, iowa native currently serving on the u.s. court of appeals, has been mentioned as a potential nominee. judge neary and judge kelly worked
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their time at the bench and says he's thrilled to see his colleague mentioned even as a potentntl candidate, saying he's honored at the thought of iowa being represented in the highest court in the land. "that would be jusus fabulous. it w wld be a real feather in our cap to be able to have someone out of our niche to become a united states supreme court justice... and she'd do a fabulous job if she got the chance" says judge jeffrey neary. lukas: the political world also responding ... several republicans suggesting president obama should wait to appoint stice to the vacant spot. including iowa senator chuck grassley. grassley says he's against obama appointing a justice statatg quote: "given the huge divide in the country, and t fact that this president, above all others, has made no bones about his goal to use the courts to congress and push through his own agenda," the pesident should defer the appointment for the remainer of his term critics of grassley have brought up the last time this citing the justice anthony kennedy during regan's last term as president. lukas:
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siouxland senator potential scotus appointment. nebraska senator deb part of he monday in south nebraska for a q-and-a. the potential appotment ... fischer said, just like supreme court juices, we need to look at past precedent in order to make the best decision for scalia's replacement. " i'm just looking at the process and i don't believe that the president should have a confirmed supreme court justice at this point in his tenure in the white house. it has been a long long time since that has happened and there's a reasas for it. so i probably would be supporting that the president not have that pointment confirmed." says senator fischer. fischer also spoke to nebraskans about other issues facing the nation such as free tuition and manufacturing in the u-s senator fischer also stopped by our studio for a chat with our own tim seaman. to hear more about what the senator has to say about t e current state ofof the nation and t t presidential racac tune into this
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that's this sunday at 9 a-m. lukas: gateway founder ted waitt was back in town last night to speak to briar cliff students. one of sioux city's favorite sons returned to take part at the university's two week "entrapalooza" event. the billionaire was able to share his advice on what it takes to be a succesful entrepeneur. students were able to ask ted questions about his career and it's no secret that he was the fan favorite. "it's unbelievable. we are just so excited to have him come. he's such an inspiration to the entrepenuers," says thompson. "it's kind of an honor to be in his presence almost. i grew up in sioux city, i'm a local. i've lived here my whole enitre life. so obviously i've heard of ted waitt ...you hear like norm waitt sr., the waitt foundation...all really familiar. so to actually meet the personwho started gateway is unbelievable, " says thompson. "entrepalooza will warp up next thursday with students participating in a remake of abc's reality show "shark tank". lukas: a fraternity house at the
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south dakota was vandalized over the weekend. the phi delta theta was spraypainted with a message on one of its walls. university officials says they're working with police to investigate the matters ... . and officials from u-s-d's greek system say t ts is not reflececve of the fratatnity. laura roof, director of greek life says, "it is a very big statement against the fraternity but the university has no reports on file of any sexual assaults and so there's no reason for us to believe that we need to investigate the fraternity, we're really more concerned with their well being at this time. the fraternity men are very disappointed in this and do feel targeted crews from usd spent part of their afternoon yesterday cleaning off the spraypaint from the e de of the brick building. we w wl have much more on this... coming up later on in the show. " but up next... i'll take you to the special meeting put on by former iowa governor chet culver to help iowans understand the state's changes to the medicaid system. stay with us.
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"you're watching abc9 news this morning... with ... jessica rae... and meteorologist scott larson.. this is abc9 news this dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
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so keeping everything spotless is effortless. dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days
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and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which willllush temperaturur near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 7 day forecast. from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind
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hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: lukas: former iowa governor chet culver says he's giving a voice to the voiceless by advocating on behalf of iowans affected by the state's new medicaid plan. culver hosted a meeting to listen to issues medicaid pateints say they are already facing. abc9 news reporter bria bell has more on that meeting.
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monday's town hall meeting gave ouxland residents a platform to raise concerns about iowa's move to priviatized medicaid services. some say the program, which becomes active on march first, has left them with no sense of direction with many feeling like t program will do more harm than good. "we don't always have a voice," says flamsburg. culver h h taken notes on issues siouxlanders saythey face and planan toepresent those patients in front of state lawmakers by standing with "aims" also known as advocate for iowa medicaid. "we want to make sure they get the best possible benefit...i'm taking all of this testimony, we just had 2 hours of it today, non-stop and i'm sharing it with policy makers both in des moines and in washington d.c.," says culver. some attending mondays session believe there are too many red flags within the ivitazation plan to o become permanent. . "i can spot it. i know somethings going onit's a game, it's a con, it's a scam and i'm afraid of what me and everybody else gonna lose because of what's going on," says catron. a common thread between attendees is a lack of doctors they say are
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that are under contract with one of the mco's or managed care organizations. "i have several providers and one of them has already said, 'we have not been notified. we may y be losing you as a client.' they don't have a cononact yet," says flamsburg. "i can't see me gettig proper good medical treatment with this kind of plan," says catron. lukas: culver says he has plans to host a rally concerning the new medicaid plan at the state capital on february 24th. lukas:s: an anti concussion bill concerning the new medicaid pn at the state capital on february 24th. lukas: an anti concussion bill has passed a senate education subcommittee. the proposed bill would require a certified athletic trainer at all iowa school athletic competitions in sports like football, soccer and wrestling. senators had plenty to say on the ise of
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schools paying to provide them. "mr. chair, the goal this bill is to increase quality of injury assessment by using professional medical providors to decrease the number of life long debilitating injuries. " the bill now heads to a full senate committee lukas: some iowa students are mang sure state lawmakes know they are watching how the legislature allowcates funding for k-12educucion in the statat davenport students used their president's day to visit the state capitol. to participate in the "we are not worthless" movement. the movement encourages lawmakers to uphold equality in the state education system. in davenport, students do not receive the same state funding amount per-pupil as other areas "student 33:15 what do you guys feel is more important? allowable growth or the funding inequality? cindy wincncer 34:22 your f fndation aid is most importrtt. and all of t t protections are around that foundation aid.
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disparity is more important than state aid. especially for davenport and about 1/2 the districts of the state. " the students also requested to meet with the governor about their issue. they are pushing not only for an increased education budget ...but also a chchge in the law that affects their area. coming up.. the popularity of e-books has long been seen as the death of the bookstore .... well not anymore. stay tuned to find out why. " and.... winter is almost over... but the cold air and snow might have taken a toll on your wallet. i'll explain how... after the break.
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of people think bookstores would become a thing of the past ... not anymore. data from the u-s census bureau shows bookstores are again on the rise. bookstore sales rose by two-and- a-half-p-pcent last year... from 10-point- nine-billion- dollars to 11- point-two-billion.
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year-over-year increase for the industry since 2007. lukas: forecasters expect more than 85 million people from the midwest to the eastern seaboard to get walloped by freezing rain and snow. but the winter weather could melt your savings by spring. reporter mary moloney explains. "more snow means more cold hard cash lost. snow removal expenses and canceled flights add up. but the snowy weather can impact your bottom line too. among the things driving up the cost of your snow days -- the ease of ordering things online. ( vera gibbons/financial expert): "a lot of us engage in impulse shopping this time of year, as we are sitting around the couch doing nothing. and it's particularly easy to do so when you have all of your credit card information stored on some of your favorite sites. it's become too easy to do so." the same goes for ordering comfort food. multiple meal deliveries can eat away at a budget. being snowbound n also mean a new year's gym membership goes to waste. consider online workouts at home until mobilization and motivation get better with warmer temperatures. and when you've
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that workout -- try throwing on a sweater. (vera gibbons/financial expert): "and if you turn the thermostat down 10 - 15 degrees at night, you're going to save about 10 percent on your heating bill potentially every single year. so there are small things to do around the house to stay home and reduce your bill." little things so your savings don't melt away by spring. for consumer watch -- i'm mary moloney. lukas scott: lukas and scott are chatting about these winter money wasters. lukas and scott are chatting about these winter money wasters. lukas and scott are chatting about these winter money wasters. lukas and scott are chatting about these winter money wasters. scott:good morning siouxland. we had some light mixed precipitation pass through the area from northwest to
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lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. scott: from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest
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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, here... transit ave. and on lewis blvd. so again... mind that speed. still to come... students at iowa state university are looking for a replacement for the now banned veisha celebration. details on what might be the new tradition in ames...
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cancellation of the iowa state
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celebration "veisha" last year. students, faculty and community members have been meeting and brainstorming for a proper replacement. but even without veisha planned in the spring, one special tradition continued on campus, reporter claire powell has more. " "one pie, great!" 97 year old traditions die hard. and this one, is helping to fill the void of no veishea. "we have to start somewhere. we cant expect that magnitude of things right away. we're trying it this year" the cherry pies have been around, well as long as veishea had. but this year, the pies are associated with valentines day ... not the spring festival. "i think its great we're trying to bring back the little things they were so iconic to veiseha" students will sell around 1600 pies...down 13,000 from two years ago. thats a 25 thousand dollar difference for scholarship fundraising. "hello how are you, i need five, five ok!" but student body president dan
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something is better than nothing. " they raise money for students. all the money goes to the students scholarships and funding orgs, thats what we wanted to bring back. somethign that directly effects the stududts" breitbach, faculty and commununy members plano spread out a few concerts and department activities through the spring. including the spring football game paired with the cyclone market- featuring campus grown and raised goods. "back and forth conversations throwing out crazy and not so crazy ideas, trying g fill the void left by teh cancellation of vesihea" but some students say there arent enough pies s campus to ease their veishea withdrawls. "nothign will substitute the vesihea parade and teh festival and its distastifying i think" but for others, seeing the smiles the pies bring... brings back a little of that veishea charm.. "just seeing people carry 20 pies all out at oce, shows how
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weekend at the second annual pete godee memorial a-l-s benefit concert... and we now know how much money was raised to battle the disease. the event drew another packed house raising more than 14 thousand dollars for a-l-s or lou gherig's disease awareness and support. dane godee ... pete's son, ...sang with his father's band, the establishment, in his honor. "all i wanted to do was help out other people with als and be anble to feel him up on stage and i think we got that. they told me i'd be doing it annually if possible and so i'll be ready, i'll see what what i can do, we'll make it fun," said dane goede. raised will remain northwest iowa services to peopop battling a-l-s through the help of the a-l-s association of iowa. " coming up.... jeb bush has called in reinforcements for his struggling campai... george w bush. former president... after the break. scott: " "
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skycams. we had some lighthtixed precipitatatn pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for
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high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's
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breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple ofays as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low
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tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's thth7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: precipitation pass through the area fromorthwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 0 20 miles per hour a gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. thestormcast hd showsws us a quiet pattern seing up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21.
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to his campaign in south carolina... his brother and former president george w. bush. the former president tallied voters for his brother ahead of the next primary. "(george w. bush) "the presidency is a serious job that requires sound judgment and good ideas and there's no doubt in my mind that jeb bush has the experience and the character to be a great president. (clapping)" the former president pointed to the abundant name-calling that's taken place in the 20-16 presidential and says his brother will only get stronger. "(president george listen to the voices disenfranchised. he petty name calling will not need a poll or focus group to tell him how to think will stand on waver in the wind, and he will always do what's right for american peoeoe. that name calling is coming from
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runner donald trump... and the businessman is not backing down from his comments on the bush family. trump is doubling down on his comments... and is confident that there won't be any damage to his campaign in south carolina. reportrt jim acosta briris us the latest. "the first s sts were fired in uth carolina, the civil the future of the republican party. ...and in his battle against jeb bush, donald trump is blasting away. ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "his brother is coming into town which is, of course, lovely. ever ask yourself why his brother went silent for all these years?" ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "no bad blood." at a news conference, trump insisted there's no bad blood between himself and the bush family, and he offefed a new rationale for why he opposed the iraq war. ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "you know, saddam hussein was a bad guy, but one thing about him: he killed terrorists. now, iraq is harvard for
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terrorist, you go to iraq." ...but trump got defensive when asked exactly when he was quoted as being against the war. ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "i said many things for a long time, but i wasn't a politician, so i'm not getting publicity if i say about... i said for a long time don't go into the war, don't go into the war." trumums all-out assault on f fmer president george w. bush's handling of the war in iraq drew loud boos at last weekend's g-o-p debate. ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "they lied. there were no weapons of mass destruction." the fiery exchange then took a jaw- dropping turn, when trump suggested the former president is responsible for the attacks on 9/11. ( jeb bush / (r) presidential candidate ) "i am sick and tired of him going after my family." ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidatat) "the world trtre center came down during yoyo brother's reign. remember that marco rubio, who's clashed with jeb bush, came to george w. bush's defense. ( sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate ) "the world trade center came down because bill clinton didn't kill osama bin laden when he had the chance to kill him." jeb bush, who's campaigning today with his brother, the former president,
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enough... ( jeb bush / /r) presidential candidate ) "i do think that he would not be the proper nominee for our party." ...as the pro-bush super pac is p ping on with negegive ads. ( voiceover from attack ad ) "look past the boasting, and you'll see right through him." ted cruz is seizing on a different moment from saturday's debate -- on abortion. ( sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate ) "you said planned parenthood does wonderful things, and we should not defund it." ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "it does do wonderful things, but not as it relates to abortion." after the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia, trump's comments on abortion are n n the texas senator's number one target.t. ( attack ad featuring old donald trump interview ) "i'm very pro-choice." ( sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate ) "donald trump, if he were president, would appoint liberals to the court. we know this for a fact. why? because donald has entire adult life." called cruz a liar sue in response to ( donald trump / (r) presidential candidate ) "i think he's an unstable person. i watch him. i see him. and i always say he's a good debater, but he can't talk." ( sen. ted cruz / (r)
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candidate ) "...and we're not in grade school where you just get to say liar, liar pants on fire and not respond to the substance." lukas: iowa governor terry branstad usually stays out of the presidential race... but he did reflect on what has been happening during his weekly press conference. months ago he said he didn't think donald trump was a serious candidate. but it seems he's changed his mind after the iowa caucus and new hampshire primary.. "branstad - donald trump is definitely an unusual candidate and he's done things unconventionally. in both parties in the tremendodo appeal of the anti- establishment candidates, bernie sanders, trump aned cruz. " the governor has not yet made an official endorsement, but says he'll support whichever republican candidate gets the nomination. the only other candidate branstad has commenend about is ted cruz saying he would be damamang to iowa since cruz doeoe not support the renewablfuel standard.
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president bill clinton was campaigning for his wife in florida yesterday... hew was interuptted by a donald trump supporter. here is how president clinton addressed the heckler after the man said he took money from trump in the past. "i took his money for my foundation, where i used it better than he's using it now," and president clinton also commented on a conversation he had with trump in the past about how the republican party has treated hillary. "remember when he called me to say how terrible the republicans have been to me and to hillary, and how unfair they were, and what a brilliant job hillary had done as a senator. so, and by the way, a lot of republicans thought that and thats why they spend the last three years trying to tear her down, because they know if they nominate her, they are going to have to eat the words th said when they weren't running for office." president clinton
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hillary... who stayed in nevada to rally supporters ahead of the caucus in that state. lukas: and the two major democratic presidential candidates are going at it tooth and nail as they look to win support in both the nevadad caucuses andsouth h rolina primary.y. porter jeff zeleny has the latest on the campaign trail. " "hilla clinton has three words for bernie sanders. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i am not a single- issue candidate." "i am not a single- issue candidate." "i am not a single issue candidate..." a single-issue candidate: that's how clinton is trying to brand sanders - hoping to slow his surge before voting begins in nevada and south carolina. ( sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "we are feeling really, really good about the campaign here in nevada. (cheers) we surprised a lot of people in iowa. we surprised a lot of people in new hampshire, we're
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nevada." sanders still riding momentum from his commanding win in new hampshire - prompting clinton to g gback to the drawing board. at every stop, she's telling voters sanders is focused on wall street and wall street alone. her campaign made a video to drive home the point. ( hillary for america ad) but so far, it seems to be working - sanders exceeding even his own expectations. (sen. bernie sanders/(d) presidential candidate) "the idea that i am a single-issue candidate. we are the only nation, major nation on earth, that doesn't guarantee healthcare for all people. we've got to raise the minimum wage to a living wage. it's not one issue." as their fight intensifies, clinton's trying to regain her confidence - by showing democrats she's the well- rounded candidate in the race. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "not everything is about an economic theory, right? if we broke up the big
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deserve it, if they pose a systemic risk, i will, would at end racism? ? !" their fight - subject of frustrati to clinton - and humor on saturday night live. (nat sound from saturday night live clip) "i love bernie's whole vibe. i'm obsessed with his vibe. i can't make you love me if you don't." but sanders is facing more scrutiny and questions of whether he can expand his appeal to a diverse electorate as the contest moves to nevada and south carolina. a weekend audience keke asking how he would accomplish his agenda. (nat sound) "how?" one issue clinton and sanders agreed on today, the senate should consider president obama's nominee to fill justice antonin scalia's vacancy on the supreme court. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "the only reason to block this is pure partisanship." leading sanders in south carolina... although the lead has shrunk over the e st few months ... south carorona holds its primary y later this month. comi up in sports...the abc9 top plays is back
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action from all over siouxland. stay tuned to find out who made the countdown when we come back. scott: stay tuned for today's forecast... lukas
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best of the best from around siouxland. here's chris with the abc9 top plays of the week. chris palmquist-t-basketba ll seaean is beginning totoind down but as the schedule thins out the intensity and action increases just like in this week's version of the abc9 top plays. as always these are made by local athletes for local viewers...we kick things off icollege ranks...usd and ndsu. casey kasperbauer and austin sparks...the pick and roll, doesn't get much better than this. sparks, he just takes it one step at a time...it's like learning to fly or falling in love. usd gets the win as well. soso more acrobatics at play number four. east's connor mune o the best scorers in the state...partially because he's shooting 49 percent from down town.
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you on the dribble drive as well. check out the tough finish surrounded by 3 defenders and then he wins the jump ball off the inbounds and then he's able to protect it and give it a little kiss off the glass. impressive stuff for the senior. for play number three we head to the lewis and clark chamame and winnebago's aspen lapointe shows why you need to pick him up at half court. are you kidding me?! this shot is legitimately a three pointer in the nba. not only that, it was the first bucket of the game for bago as they went on to win their third straight lewis and clark conference tournament. play number two comes from morningside...and the only thing that lexi ackerman was missing here was the finger wag. the mustangs taking on dakota wesleyan and ackerman sends that shot all the way back to mitchell. it's the biggest rejection i've seen since a bad pickup line on valentines day. morningside wins and clinches the gpac out right as well. but our play of the week belongs to winnebago...the
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grand island for the heartland hoops classic and found themselves looking at their first loss since january 3rd of 2015. enter d'von lapointe. . with just 2.9 seconds remaining and the dians trailing by one, lapointe--as cool as the other side of the pillow...knocks down the game winner. that's now 45 straight for bago as lapointe locks up the top spot in the abc9 top plays of the week. jessica rae: scott: it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. w whad some light mixedprecipitation pass througugthe area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today.
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thanks scoco... good news this from northwesto southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. lukas from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout fofosome slick spots. teteeratures are cucuently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. lukas thanks scott... good news this morning for investors on wall street... the market reopens after the holiday weekend. reena ninan and
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their romance. but one elderly couple from new york found love later in life... here is their story. " some say love it is a river that drowns, the tender reed." "i'm 85." "i didn't planon it i just never thought about you know having another relationship." madeline barno and john gromniak don't love story. dating four years ago while in their 80s. john gromniak/ 85- "i had my eye on her a long time!" both were previously married, madeline for 55 years, john for 51. but when cancer left each of them widowed, "she died the day of our anniversary." love made its way back into their lives. madeline barno/ 85- years-old "whehehe came to pickcke up that night, he had red r res with babies breath. it was beautiful. we went to the dance and we danced all night long and just took off from there." "did you still have those butterflies and that giddy feeling inside when he picked you up? yes
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"i think our culture is at a turning point, karl pillemer / rontology professor, cornell univivsity we are seeing, older people deeply in love and physically involved with one another is becoming way less stigmatized. face it we are an aging society." julianne peixoto/action news "pillemer says since people are living longer, later in life more commonplace. statistics show the average american will live to be 79 years old. compare that to a century ago, when life expectancy was just 49 years." "now people in their 60s can look forward to 30 or and therefore they interest in "it's the heart afraid of breaking, that never, learns to surveyed more than on love. "i've heard over and over from people in beyond one message
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give up looking for love." madeline and john' secret to a laing romance? "never be selfish, and we never are." "we are going to be right together right to the end ha ha." finding love, "in the spring, becomes the rose." when you least expect it. lukas scott: lukas and scott are chatting about finding love later in life. lukas and scott are chatting about finding love later in life. lukas and scott are chatting a aut finding loveveater in life. lukas and scott are chatting about finding love later in life. scott:a quiet pattern is setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and
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tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae ott: adlib thursday we'll t t into a southerer flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. thursday we'll t t into a southerer flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to
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jessica rae scott: adlib " coming up in our thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is36 and should be prty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: adlib " coming up in our next hour... a dangerous winter storm is running rampant
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cancelling thousands of flights and making travel nearly impossible. stay tuned for
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