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3 right now at 10..... 3 (saluting mlk)(nats) siouxlanders sing the praises of the late doctor martin luther king junior. 3 (pondering polls)they're the benchmark for politicians and pundits. but how accurate are the polls? our national correspondent investigates. 3 (caucus primer)seems like we've been hearing about the iowa caucuses for months! tonight our jacob heller shows how you can take part in that big night coming up february first. 3 (siouxland's most wanted)u-s marshals need your help tracking down this fugitive who's wanted for drug crimes. 3 (glenn frey)and... he helped make the eagles soar. but now this founding band member has passed away. 3 3 it's been nearly 50 years since his murder in memphis... but dr. martin luther king junior's impact continues to be felt in america.today... sioux city
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leader's birth... and works to continue his legacy. 3 "i pray for you, you pray for " 3 the mount zion baptist church on west 7th street celebrated dr. king's birthday tonight from a local perspective. the sioux city chapter of the n- double- a- c- p highlighted the "celebrating local community" project... and the "sculpture park" project at the downtown transportation center that's named for dr. king. they want to tie in the local heroes and pioneers in the civil rights movement. 3 "we always look out for a nationally or globally for leaders and role models, and forget about our own history and here, right here in siouxland "flora lee adds we need to look closer at the changes that have been made in the siouxland community... and the people who put their lives on the line to make those changes.
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that work with city leaders each year to improve sioux city.our kayla novak joins us now...kayla, what do this year's leaders of the mayor's youth comission want to do? 3 3 larry... diana...the new leaders of the 2016 mayor's youth commission say their main goal is simple: get more people involved.mayor bob scott swore in the new youth mayor madeline(mad-e-lyn) bertram (ber-tram) from bishop heelan and youth mayor pro tem tayvin (tay-vin) schmoll (sh-mall) from west high this evening.he first thanked last year's executive council for their service to the community.the new leaders are excited to get to work... and hope to get more local students involved in community service. 3 "well, the volunteering and the learning about different opportunities and helping the community is really important to come to the meetings and learn about. "after the first meeting of the year, the council immediately volunteered to pack handbags for the homeless. the handbags include soap, tooth brushes, and deodorant. 3 those handbags will be handed
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3 elsewhere in siouxland... students at morningside college getting involved in the service aspect of martin luther king day. 3 as part of the martin luther king "week of service"... students are taking part in projects to benefit the "support siouxland soldiers" organization.today's project : a blanket- tying event... hoping to creat dozens of blankets for local veterans. 3 "the blanket tying is just a good project that we can offer for on campus where students can drop in, do a five, ten , minute or an hour or however much time they have available just to contribute back to our local society here."on wednesday... students will put together meal packs for veterans ahead of a "thanking siouxland soldiers" event on friday. 3 3
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temperatures get a little warmer this week. some areas could even see the 40 degree mark by saturday. look for mostly cloudy skies most of the week with flurries possible on thursday, and then expect may a bit of a wintry mix on sunday.>> 3 3 we're two weeks away from the first-in-the-nation caucuses in iowa.they happen february first.since it's been at least four years since anyone's taken part in the process... siouxland news anchor jacob heller has a refresher course on caucusing. 3 on february 1st iowa has a first-in-the-nation chance to
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who we want as our next president.if you've never been to a caucus before...here's how it works.first...you've got to be a registered republican or democrat.you *can* register that night.just go to your polling place with a photo i - d and proof of where you live...a utility bill or bank statement will work.and you've got to be 18-years-old by election day... that's november 8th of this year.so if you're only 17 now, but will be 18 by then... you're good to go.you've got to be in that registration line or signed in by 7 o'clock that night.(kevin) "that's the most tedious thing, we want to get people through and get started by 7 pm."that's when the fun starts.the first thing that'll happen is the presidential preference poll. that's just what it sounds like...you'll pick the presidential candidate you support.and it really shows the candidates who you *don't* support.(rick) "the main function of the caucus is to tell you who can't win, who won't be able to put together the combination of supporters and issues and momentum that it takes to win the
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democrats do this a little bit differently.democrats have you stand in a group to show your support.(rick) "you will literally get up and go stand with the other folks that are supporting your candidate and campaign."republicans have sort of a ballot.(kevin) "we'll hand out pens with the ballot, you'll write out the last name of your candidate, and then just turn it in."the results will be figured up... then sent to your party's headquarters in des moines.but the night doesn't end after that.both democrats and republicans will elect members to the local committees and decide what issues...or "platform planks" will be brought to the county convention.that happens later this year.so if you *are* going to go first to caucus... you've also got to remember... republicans and democrats caucus at different places... and it might *not* be in the same place as your voting precinct...the place you normally go to vote.we've got the tools to help you find out where *you* caucus...on our web site...at siouxland news dot com. 3 and if you're still undecided
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february 1st... several candidates are planning last- minute campaign stops in siouxland.that list includes former arkansas governor and 2008 iowa caucus winner mike huckabee.he will be in northwest iowa on wednesday and thursday of this week.his itenerary includes stops in cherokee, sioux city, le mars, sioux center, rock valley and sheldon.for the full list of times and locations, check this story on our website, siouxland news dot com. 3 polls have been used in politics since the early part of the 20th century...and lately their role has increased even more.but how accurate are they? our national correspondentkristine frazao investigates. 3 the subject has been a favorite for one presidential candidatetrump:"they did the poll and i'm leading in the hispanic vote. i'm 20 points up, i'm way up/this is a cnn poll that just came in. who's the best at terrorism? trump right at the top."trump has indeed been at the top of polls for months now.but will
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box?distinguished professor of american history allan lichtman worries about polls accuracy.sot allan lichtman "lots of people don't want to talk to pollsters- they hang up on them so you're not necessarily getting a proper sample and it's very very difficult to know who is actually going to vote." technology has also .changed the polling process"lots of folks including old people like me don't have landlines, they only have cell phones." as of 2013 that number was 41 percent.((source:national center for health statistics.)) which means far fewer people to call to survey. stand-up"and yet the significance of polls has vastly grown - determining where candidates stand on the stage and one bad poll could send them from the main event to the undercard debate."the pew research center has decided to change its strategy - calling 75 percent of cellphones for *its* polls in 2016courtney kennedy/pew center "it's much easier for us to reach young adults, to reach african americans, hispanics and so the profile, the
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samples looks more like the actual population than it did." courtney kennedy says despite the decline in participation, the benefits of polls outweigh the limitations "they're a check on people for making claims about what americans think that may or may not be true and they give people a voice that often otherwise don't have one." voices that will be loudest when the ballots are cast.in washington i'm kristine frazao 3 3 we're tracking the latest developments in the war on terror tonight... with new information on last week's deadly attacks in jakarta, indonesia.jonathan elias has that story and more in tonight's terrorism alert desk update. 3 from the terrorism alert desk in washington... i'm jonathan elias.moroccan police have detained a belgian man linked to isis.they say the group had direct ties to the paris attacks in november.moroccan police say their suspect had traveled to syria with one of the paris suicide bombers.the death toll from last week's
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risen to four as we get new surviellance video of the attack being carried out.a bomb goes off, a few minutes later, someone starts shooting in the crowd.authorities say a new southeast asian faction of isis carried out the attack. the muslim association of virginia is denouncing two virginia men, charged with supporting isis.joseph farrokh was arrested friday at the richmond airport. the department of justice says he planned to travel to syria to fight with isis.also arrested was mahmoud elhassan, who investigators say helped farrokh, even driving him to the airport.both men are due in court tuesday.from the terrorism alert desk in washington, i'm jonathan elias. 3 3 another famous entertainer has passed away tonight.former guitarist and lead singer of the eagles... glenn frey... died of complications from pneumonia and arthritis in his new york home today.the 67- year- old co- founded the eagles in the early 1970s.the band became one of the decade's most
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150- million copies of their albums in the 10- year- span. "hotel california" and the band's greatest hits album are two of the best- selling records of all time.the group was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1998... and was supposed to be honored at last month's kennedy center honors... but frey's poor health prevented the band's attendance. 3 3 the needs of the elderly and disabled in siouxland don't go away just because the weather is bad. 3 coming up in tonight's healthwatch... how providers and staff at mercy home care work to make sure care is available... no matter the conditions. 3 "siouxland news at ten on kmeg 14 with larry wentz, diana castillo, siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell and sports director chris
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3 3 3 3 3 chad, diana and larry talk about today's weather and the upcoming forecast. 3
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our trend is to see temperatures get a little warmer this week. some areas could even see the 40 degree mark by saturday. look for mostly cloudy skies most of the week with flurries possible on thursday, and then expect may a bit of a wintry
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3 coming up after the break... how you can help u- s marshals located a man wanted for drug possession charges.and... our capture count is on the rise again. we'll let you know who's back off the streets coming up in
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siouxland's most wantetete3 tonight u- s marshals need your help finding a fugitive who's wanted on drug charges... but first we have another addition to our capture count.carlos gomez was featured in august of last year on most wanted... wanted by the woodbury county sheriff's office for violating his parole on theft chargeshe was arrested friday in sioux city by members of the northwest iowa fugitive task force.his arrest makes him capture #422 since most wanted began.now on to tonight's featured fugitive.charles matias is wanted by the woodbury county sheriff's office for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to
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old, 3 5 feet 6 inches tall, 3 and weighs 190 pounds. he has tattoos on both of his arms. if you have *any* information about charles matias... please call the u- s marshal service in sioux city at (712) 252-0211... or send marshals an e-mail at "siouxlands dot most wanted at u- s- d- o- j dot gov".you can also use the marshals' text a tip program. to text a tip, text the keyword "t- e- n (all in uppercase) 9- 9" and your tip to tip411 (847- 411). remember... the information you provide remains confidential and could put this fugitive behind bars. 3 3 the needs of the elderly and disabled in siouxland don't go away just because the weather is bad.coming up after the break... how providers and staff at mercy home care work to make sure care is
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3 3 people in siouxland rely on home care year round... and that need doesn't stop when the weather gets bad.siouxland news reporter kayla novak shows us how mercy home care prepares to deal with the elements. 3 weather conditions might get bad, but mercy home care patients still need assistance. "there is a whole list of medical reasons why we see these folks and they are
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weather is threatening. so our clinitians do all they can to safely get there." home care nurses are placed within a 60 mile radius of mercy medical center to minimize risk and travel to their patients. before stroms, they will prepare their patients for scheduling changes and the possiblility of a day without home care. "basically what our clinicians do is they prepare for our patients like they would prepare for their own families. not only with vehicles and with the salt, but also reminding them, you know, do you have your medications; do you have the supplies that you need? do you have enough food in the home? do you know how to contact people if you did have a problem? " the clinicians will also make sure each patient has enough food in their home and all their communication devices are charged.during storms, clinicians will wear yak-tracks for traction on the ice and salt walkways to the patients home. "many times they get there and they can't
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been known to do shoveling and everything else to get to our patients. but the salt is really a nice safety factor because it not only protects our workers but it protects everyone that goes in and out of that home." with safety in mind, mercy home care makes sure their patients are cared for in all weather conditions. kayla novak siouxland news. 3 3 3 iowa state hosts the number one team in the country when the sooners come to town. see if the cyclones could get a big win. 3 and the south sioux city girls haev their sites on a river cities conference tournament crown. see how they did against ralston. chris is next
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3 3 south sioux city is up from 5th to 4th in the latest nebraska preps girls basketball poll. the 12-1 lady
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one seed in the river cities conference tournament that began tonight. they hosted ralston the 8 seed.fun fact ralston assistant olivia horner walker is a south sioux native! and by the way south sioux loves them some kmeg! 1) my buddy john horner over there he loves hugs! augusta traynor loves points! she has over a thousand in her career here's two more.2) then off the steal by the cardinals haley fritza she finds mckenna simms and then carissa powell scores. ssc up 41-23 in the third quarter.3) now check this out. off the offensive board kori fisher is going to drive down low. that extends the cardinal lead. 4) and this is one of the reasons south sioux city wins a lot. you see even when they miss, they make it! look at that! perfect timing for taryn christiansen on the putback.the lady cadinals cruise in this one. 77-37. 3 east and west locking up in their cross-town rivalry game! sweet national anthem from the chorus!1) to start the scoring madison jensen and rachel
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and go that ends in a jensen jumper.2) later in the quarter it's 8-0 wolverines katie blatchford making moves. she drives all the way to the bucket! just like that it's 10- zip.3) it was 12-0 when east finally ended the drought. this is grace hildahl with the putback. 12-2.4) but it was a wolverine kinda day. on the ensuing posession blatchford drops it down low for hannah ocallahan for the hoop and the harm. she would make the free throw.west wins big 72-28. 3 more cross-town rivalry action as north welcomed bishop heelan.1) starting off at the first quarter, bishop heelen is up 6 to 2. lexie stolen is open for the 3 and she drains it making it 9 to 2.2) few plays later breonia farris jumps for the ball and makes the ?fade away? 11 to 4 heelen. 3) next play, stolen drives in, shots the jump shot and gets fouled. she would miss the free throw4) minutes later, kierrah llanos passes it to rhea greer and she makes the tri-fecta. heelen up 16 to 6.5) 2nd quarter now, jayda graham-peterson steals i it and
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and 1. she would make it a 3 point play. 16 to 9 bishop heelen.they win is 55-52. 3 woodbury central and gehlen catholic getting together in le mars.1. woodbury central gets on the board first.. halle gray drives down the court.. keeps it herself.. wildcats up two to nothing.2. later in the first.. woodbury central on the break.. payge ronfeldt with the jumper.. wildcats up seven to nothing. 3. gehlen would trail eleven to nothing before finally getting on the board off this inbounds play to jolee linden who hits the three.. wildcats up eleven to three.4. move ahead to the second quarter.. it was woodbury central's night.. kelsey smith all by herself under the basket.. she makes it and gets fouled.. she'd make the free throw.. twenty-three to six wildcats. 5. later in the second quarter.. woodbury central on the break again.. sidney steffen with the beautiful spin move and shot.. wildcats up twenty-nine to seven and they cruise to the easy eighty- two to thirty-seven win over gehlen catholic. 3 woodbury central boys going
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playing at 4-7 gehlen.1. woodbury central gets on the board first.. clay baldwin with the drive and the dish to austin rapp for the layup.. wildcats up two to nothing.2. moments later.. gehlen's alec langel withs the three.. jays up three to two.3. move ahead to the second quarter..gehle n's cole wiltgen with the drive in traffic.. gets fouled.. he misses the free throw.. gehlen up nineteen to fourteen.4. moments later.. woodbury central's brent bormann on the break and the layup.. gehlen up nineteen to sixteen.5. towards the end of the first half.. woodbury central's tyler walker with the drive and the circus shot.. woodbury central would lead twenty-nine to wenty- seven at the half and..they go on to win 65-50 3 number 19 iowa state welcoming new number one oklahoma to ames tonight. and what a game! 1) first half now abdel nader drives and scores. he had 20 points in this one.hilton coliseum was rocking!2) and then nader passes up the three
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shot! good decision! thomas had 12!3) this game was back and forth. george niang lays it in. two of his team high 22 points! 4) and niang started to feel it! he was 4 for 7 from downtown including that shot right there! iowa state hada six point lead at the half. it was 41-35 then,5) and then more from niang. he didn't score early in this one but he came on strong midway through the 1st half.the cyclones made their free throws down the stretch! isu knocks off a number one team of their own! 82-77 the final! 3 in more boys basketball action remsen saint mary's defeats river valley 66-33. 3 3 3
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