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3 "it's a great felling the main theme of today is the air service in sioux city just got better today. and the whole region n... not just sioux city."dallas - fort worth provides a connecting hub for travelers heading to more than 200 cities in more than 25 countries. 3 "with this new service our customers in sioux city will have direct access two of america's busiest hubs. and access an easy one stop accece to ight to dozens of cities across europe, asia, and latin america."tickets can be purchased starting *tomorrow* by visiting the websites of american airlines or the sioux gateway airport. 3 3 the akron, iowa man accused of murdering his mother in the summer of 2014 *is* competent to stand trial. 3 that's the decision of a plymouth county judge.the attorney for jonathananneneaber argued his ient suffers from mental health issues that prevent him from understanding
assisting in his own defense. while acknowledging that both experts that examined neunaber diagnosed him with a mental illness... judge steven andreasen ruled it doesn't reach the threshold of being "incompetent." pprosecutors can now move forward with a trial... but no date has been set. 3 the nebraska supreme court has rejected a second appeal from the man convicted twice of a 2010 murder in norfolk..de'aris trice was first convicted in 2013 for stabbing a man to death at a norfolk home... but won a new trial from the state supreme court because of issues with instructions given to the jury.at that new trial in 2014... trice was found guilty once again and sentenced to a minimum of 40- years in prison.he says the court was wrong in allowing transcripts of witness statements into evidence... and that the sentence he received was excessive.the supreme court says there's no evidence the trial court acted wrongly. 3 one teenager is dead after a rollover accident in monona county this
car driven by 15- yeararold sidney solberg of moorhrhd lost control just after 7- 30 when it hit a patch of black ice... and went into a ditch near moorhead.two passengers in the car were ejected.one... 16- year- old shelby montange... was pronounced dead at the scene.the second, 12- year- old braiden solberg, was taken along with sidney solberg to burgess hospital in onawa for treatment. 3 3 meanwhile... an accident in sac county between a pickup and a school bus thursday evening sent three adults to the hospital.the sac county sheriff's office says a bus belonging to east sac county schools hit the pickup while crossing highway 20 north of sac city.the driver of the pickup had to be extracted by rescue crews.he and his passenger, along with the bus driver were taken to loring hospital in sac city.the 4 students on the bus were examined at the scene by paramedics and released to their parents.two were later taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. the driver of the bus was
3 3 former us president bill clinton is hitting the trail for the hillary clinton campaign, with a stop here in siouxland.ourjetske wauran has the latest on his visit in sioux city today, jetske? 3 that's right..it was until this month, that the former president stayed out of the campaign.but this afternoon, mr. clinton spoke to 3-hundred participants at morningside college, encouraging everyone , to vote for his wife hllary clinton... in e upcoming elections. 3 a loud welcome from clinton
thing was to see in person, the president of united states.""this is my second time seeing him in person." "let's give alex a hand, isn't he grgrt?"speaking to a packck room at the olson student t center at morningside college, the 69-year-old former us president..stumping for his wife hillary clinton."she was the first person to speak out with a real serious, $10 billion dollar plan to do something about this opiate heroin epidemic and to build an infrastructurein treatment and mental health, so that it means something."mr. clinton spoke about addiction and the money that is directed toward supporting terrorism."this is very important to us, we have, hillary and i, three friends who lost children to overdoses."the former u.s. president, who served for eight years in oval office, stressed the importance of storing broad-shared prosperity anddigher income for the middle class."and i would far rather, see more and
middle class families and below. now, we can do that. i think she's got the best economic ideas."mr. clinton also spoke about his wife's leadership qualities and made remarks on president obama's handling of gun control legislation, saying the republican candidates were attacking president obama before he even ananunced his executive actions. clinton said he isn't speaking for hillary's policy plans...but, he's reviewed them."she's got the best plan in terms of the potential to generate a lot of new jobs."nat sounds 3 after his stop in sioux city, mr. clinton made stops in marshalltown, and coralville. 3 republican presidential candidate rick santorum will spend parts of two days next week in northwest iowa.on tuesday... santorum will wrap up his campaign day with a house party in spirit lake.wednesday... he will make 5 stops in the area...
sibley, then traveling to rock rapids, sheldon and cherokee before ending the day in rockwell city.you can find times and locations for all those events in this story on our website, siouxland news dot com. 3 3 iowa lawmakers are preparing for another battle over school funding.most democrats say the governor's proposal for the next fiscal doesn't provide enough. the democratically controlled senate wants a 4 percent increase. the republican controlled house calls for 2 percent. the governor says schools are already getting the lion's share of the money. 3 "we are completing the three year phase in of the teacher leadership and compensation program. that's like 53 million dollars, and on top of that i am recommending another 2-point-45 percent of supplemental state aid for a total increase of 145 million dollars.... when we only have a little over 200 million available."branstad adds the bird flu... and cuts in the
hurt iowa's farm economy... which puts a squeeze on the amoung of money the state gets... and the money it can spend. 3 3 another single parent in sioux city is back on the road this evening.that's thanks to the angel cars program.that program is a team effort between tires, tires, t tes and d the community action agency of siouxland.it helps connect families in need with donated vehicles. 3 "i think this program is completely beneficial especially to single parents its going to help me out tremendously getting my daughter back and forth to school, her medical appointments everything. its burden off my chest ."donations to the program are tatadeductible.if you're interested in donating a used car to the program... we've got more information online at siouxland news dot com. 3 3 street today.stocks initially dropped more than 5- hundred points in early trading... but recovered *slightly* to close down *only* 4- hundred.today's
low oil prices... as ude is now trading below 30 dollars per barrel.stocks in exxon and chevron led today's sell- off... but stocks across the board were hit. 3 "(stephen guilfoyle/nyse trader) for the average investor, you probably shouldn't check your 401k right now because it's going to put you in a bad mood."the dow is now down more than 1- thousand points since the start of the year.markets are on trtrk for their worst month sisie the middlelef the financial crisis. 3 3 the world's largest brick- and- mortar retailer is getting a little smaller. walmart says it will *close* 269 poorly- performing stores... with 154 of them in the u- s.most of the closing stores are walmart express stores... located within 10 miles of a bigger walmart.1010 thousand american employees ll be affececd... though walmart plans to move most of them to other stores.none of the 154 u- s stores affected by the move are located in iowa, nebraska or south dakota.
3 meanwhile... a popular fast- casual restaurant chain is making a surprise move. chipotle... which has been struggling to deal with food- borne illness issues... will close *all* of its u- s restaurants on february 8th. the company says workers will take part in a nationwide staff meeting on food safety... during that meeting, chipotle will address the steps it's taking to prevent the spread of e- coli and norovirus in its restaurants.outbreaks across the country have been traced back to chipotle. 3 3 clinical trials for new medications take place every day around the world... and usually, they're perfectly safe. 3 but coming up after the break in tonight's healthwatch... the latest on a trial gone wrong in france that sent *six* people to the hospital in serious condition. 3 "you're watching siouxland news at five on kmeg 14, with larry wentz, diana castillo, siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell and sports director chris
3 3 france's health ministry says one person is brain dead and five other patients are in the hospital after something went wrong during a drug trial. 3 reporter jonathan vigliotti has the latest from london. 3 nats...ambulance (locator: rennes, france)medics rushed six research volunteers to this hospital in western france after they became
part in a drug study. prososutors have launched an investigation.nats....french (today's presser)the french health minister say 90 people took part in the experimental testing that involved varying doses of an oral painkiller. the hospital says one person is brain dead and three others have damage that may not be reversible.(hospital)health officials say it's rare for people to get sick when testing new drugs because researchers usually start with the lowest possible
dose after extensive testing on animals. (biotrial exterior)the botched drug test happened at the biotrial laboratory in the city of rennes.the french company specializes in clinical studies. (graphic)the biotrial website says it has 25 years of experience with clinical trials. (vo exterior biotrial)the french company also has offices in london and newark, new jersey. jonathan vigliotti. cbs nene. 3 so far... authorities haven't named the drug that was being tested. 3 3 good news out of africa tonight... the world health
ebola outbreak in west africa that killed more than 11- thousand people over the past three years is over. 3 that announcement coming after liberia is declared ebola- free.it was the last of the three west african countries hardest hit by the disease. weak response from the w- h- o allowed the disease to spread further and faster than previous outbreaks.the group says that while the outbreak is officially over... the diease could still have isolated flare- ups. 3
zero in the morning. saturday night...mostly cloudy. lighgh snow in the evening then chance of light snow after midnight. snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. lows around 11 below. north winds 10 to 15 mph. chance of snow 80 percent. lowest wind chill readings 6 below to 16 below zero.>> 3 3 the hawkeyes are e esh off another
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played last night in the rematch. and the hawkeyes won by 17. 3 senior guard anthony clemmons, playing near his hometown of lansing michigan scored 13 points, helping to fill in for south sioux city native mike gesell who had early foul trouble in this one. after the game head coach fran mccaffery talked about his guards and the winning approach the whole team
took to this game. 3 "i think we knew and understood what it was going to take to play well here. and to win here. it's got to be a consistency of effort and execution. concentration, stuff that coaches say all the time. you let down at alal they're going to score. they're going to get an offensive rebound. they're going to score in transition. and to be able to come in here and outrebound them i think is big. i knew they were going to come after us in the second half. we only had one turnover in the second half. so our guard play was outstanding. i
were fabulous. because we didn't shootot great number in the second half but we moved the ball, we moved the ball, we got into the bonus and got into the double bonus. i think our defense and our attention to detail based on personell was about as good as it gets." 3 we have an amazing game night lineup for you tonight! starting with this game. 3a's undefeated and fourth ranked cherokee heading to 2a's number 5 western christian. 3 here's the rest of the ladies lineup here tonight! number five kingsley pierson finally lost their first game against lawton-bronson. how would they rebound against woodbury speaking of the eagles they host west monona. council bluffs thomas jefferson heads to sergeant bluff luton.and moc-floyd valley is the favorite against boyden hull but the lady dutch st camemeff an overtime win over le mars last night. interesting to see if they're at least a little tired here.and over in nebraska norfolk hosts lincoln star. hartington cc visits the state champs pierce.
pumped to see number four boyden hull out of 1a visit 3a's number nine moc-floyd valley! can't wait to see that game!also in the metro area east and north renew their cross town rivalry. and sergeant bluff luton wlecomes a thomas jefferson team that won their first game of the season and has lost all nine since!number one western christian in action facing a cherokee team hoping to hand the wolfpack just their second loss of the season.over in nebraska numner four norfolk tries to extend their 10 game win streak hosting lincoln north star. 3rd ranked pierce hosts hartington cc.and over at dakota valley theyre undefeated! they host 3-11 wayne tonight. 3 3