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tv   Siouxland News at 9 on FOX 44  FOX  January 25, 2016 9:00pm-9:30pm CST

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"this is siouxland news at nine on fox 44." 3 3 citizen concerns are bringing a temporary halt tolans to expand cell coverage in sioux city.the city council making that decision after receving a petition at tonight's council meeting. 3 and tonight that story is first on fox 3 3 the city was considering authorizing construction of a 150- foot tall cell tower in the 900 block of south ruston street.neighbors in that area collected 33 signatures on a petition asking city leaders to reconsider.the resident behind that petition says she's concerned about the effect of the tower on property values. 3 "in the middle of a neighborhood surrounded by homes is not the right place for a tower that is 15 stories tall"the council voted to send the tower back to the board of
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got an update on the reconstruction of i- 29... discussing the current phase of construction, which will see the nebraska ramp close permanently.i- dot transportation planner dakin schultz led that discussion... and says it's a project that long run. 33 "we're 3 3 3 3 midamerican energy is warning customers about another billing scam.the latest version occured last thursday when someone tried to scam business customers in le mars... city on friday.the scammer calls utility customers and threatens to disconnect their electricity unless they immediately pay a past- due balance with a pre- paid debit card.midamerican says this is not its usual collection process. if you get a suspicious call you should hang up and contact midamerican and police immediately. 3 a man is under arrest after a brief chase through sergeant bluff this afternoowhat we know so far is that the chase began just after 2 o'clock this afternoon and lasted about 5 minutes. it
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headquarters building on voyager avenue in sioux city. units from the sergeant bluff police department, iowa state patrololnd the woodbury cocoty sheriff's officeceere involved in the arrest. so far we don't know anything about the man who was arrested or the charges he's facing. 3 3 two families in vermillion are homeless after a fire sunday morning destroyed their apartment complex.that fire broke out just before 8- 30 in a building on the 12- hundred block of ncoln street. the e vermillionon fireredepartment says the fire was contained to two units... with a third unit receiving heavy damage. none of the people who lived there were injured... but three pets died. the red cross is providing assistance to those families. 3 3 snow moves out of the area early night with temperatures near the 20 degree mark and mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow skies will start to clear with highs in upper 20sthe rest of the week
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clearing skies with temperatures reaching the mid 40s by friday. we head into e weekend there is a slight chance for light rain/snow mix on saturday.the first alert weather team is also keeping a very close eye on the first couple days of february for our next big storm system. 3 3 that blizzard has focused national attention on an impromptue church service involving dozens of siouxlanders. 3 this is a picture of father patrick behm (bame) of le mars... who is on the left... celebrating a mass for hundreds of stranded drivers and passengers on a pennsylviania turnpike. behm was among a group of about 150 high school students from sioux city... denison...le mars... and spirit lake. they were coming back from the
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washington, d-c. 3 "i would say in my three and half years of being a priest it was one of the more incredible experiences i have ever had because this brought together pilgrims from all over the midwest "it's estimated about 500 people from iowa... north and south dakota... minnesota... pennsylvania and ohio took part in the mass. 3 "but it was like an amazing experiences and like so grgreat to be apart of like when we started singing like everyone like their together. celebrating jesus it was awesome i had goosebumps "the six or seven priests went from bus to bus to find enough bread they could use for the cocounion. 3 3 for many americans who graduate from college... struggling to find a job to pay off the mountain of money they owe in student loans is a fact of life.as our national correspondent kristine frazao reports... it turns out the federal agency that hands out those loans is red in
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3 when the housing bubble burst - so many in this country said - never again.but the government accountability institute's peter schweizer says it *is* happening again, but instead of home buyers getting predatory loans -it's students.peter schweizer/gove rnment accountability institute "they're studyiyi socici work or they want to be a school teacher and ose are very noble and important professions but the reality is you're not going to be able to pay a 200,000 student loan back if you're making 35, 40 or 50 thousand dollars a year." it turns out the agency in charge of doling out those loans have been charged with inefficiency and mismanagement, according to a government accountatality officeceeport. department of education documents show that while the top bonus there was about 38 thousand dollars in 2011, in 2014 it was 75 thousand dollars - a 96 percent increase.peter schweizer/gove rnment accountability institute "you have students who are not incentivized to try to pay off their student loans and you have a sprawling bureacracycy that rewards
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hill, lawmakers are calling out those nefficiencies and calling to simplify the system where currently the agency gets to set its own goals and define its own version of success." virginia foxx/chairwoman, higher education subcommittee "it's clear we've allowed this system to become far too complex to serve students well."at a hearivg in november the f-s-a touted improvements, like making financial aid forms easier and reducing wastejames runcie/fsa chief operating officer "we updated our systems, increased capacity and provided training to thosuands of financial aid professionals at thousands of schools to move to 100 percent direct lending."and there's a growing concern problems now will lead to bigger problems latersen sherrod brown/d-ohio "when kids graduate with huge debt they can't buy a house, they're less likely to start a family they can't start a business, they just can't get going in their lives."another bubble some in washington worrrrcould be the next to burst.i'm kristine frazao siouxland news. 3 3
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make sure new voters and first- time caucus-goers are ready for next monday night.the school held a workshop for those groups tonight at the olsen student center on campus..participants learned what a caucus i i.. the difference between the two parties' systems... and when and where they should go next monday night. 3 "we're giving them an opportunity to practice caucusing for candidates of their choice but also making sure that they have the logistical information when it comes to caucusing "tonight's event included a a full simulation of both the republican and democratic party caucuses.if you're not sure where *you* need to go for next monday night's festivities... we've got the full list for both parties online at siouxland news dot com. 3 the stream of republican presidential candidates through dordt college in sioux center will continue this ekend... ahead of next monday's iowa caucuses.former florida governor jeb bush will speak at dordt friday night.his appearance follows events at
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donald trump.doors for the bush event at the campus center at dordt will open at 5- 45 friday evening... with sh set to speak at 6- 45.before the dordt event... bush will hold an event at bev's onhe river in sioux city friday afternoon.that event gets underway at 4- 15. 3 3 the next day... kentucky senator rand paul will make a return appearance in sioux city.paul has a rally scheduleleto take place saturday afternoon at the holiday ininin downtown n sioux city.that event will get underway at noon on saturday. we've got a link to r- s- v- p in this story on our website, siouxland news dot com. 3 3 texas senator ted cruz is adding more campaign events in iowa this weekend... and they'll bring him back to siouxland.we already knew cruz would be at iowa lakes community college in emmetsburg on friday...now his campaign says he'll be in ida grove and sioux city on saturday.the sioux city stop will be a rally featuring congressman steve king at western iowa tech.that rally will begin at 8 o'clock saturday night.details of the ida grove stop are avaiaible
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3 3 iowa's governor is standing by comments he made *last* week criticizing cruz.terry branstad said he hopes cruz is *defeated* in iowa's caucuses next week... and says the candidate's positions on ethanol subsidies and the renewable fuels standard are bad for the state's economy.today... the governororaid juststecause he's *not* supporting cruz doesn't mean he's endorsing a specific alternative. 3 "i'm not backing any candidate, i'm just advocating on behalf of my state and recognize that renewable energy is critically important to the economic growth and success of this state."branstad's comments a a last week's renewable fuels summit drew condemnation from cruz, congressman king and other republicans upset the governor was breaking with his traditional neutral stance. 3 3 the governor's criticism of cruz not stopping the texas senator from winning the support of one of branstad's former colleagugu.form texas governor rick perry... who abandoned his own presidential
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announced his support for cruz this morning in an interview with politico.perry says cruz is "by far... the most consistent conservative" of the top tier candidates seeking the republicanan nomimition. 3 3 that endorsement coming to late to be reflected in the latest poll numbers from c- b- s and fox news... both of which show a return to the pole position for donald trump. the fox poll puts trump at 34 percent in iowa... compared to 23 for ted cruz, who led the last poll two weeks ago with 27.c- b- s shows trump with 39 percent to cruz's 34 amongst likely republican caucus- goers.on the democratic side... the c- b- s poll shows *sanders* taking a 1- point lead over clinton... 47 to 46. fox has yet to release numbers from its poll of democrats. 3 coming up after the break on siouxland news at nine... we'll let you know who marshals need your help tracking down and whythat's in this week's edition of siouxland's most
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3 cavuto on cam: how thinking before shopping could save you a bundle at the malal i'm neil cavuto with the fox business network. more coming up. 3 "siouxland news at nine on fox 44, with larry wentz, diana castillo and siouxland's chief
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3 "siouxland's most wanted." 3 tonight u- s marshals need your help finding a fugitive who's wanted for violating his parole.waylon blackbiriris wanted for violating his s supervised release on an assault charge.blackbird is 25 years old, 3 5 feet 10 inches tall, 3 and weighs 205 pounds. if you have *any* information about waylon blackbird... please call the u- s marshal service in sioux
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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 3 taking a live look over dakota dunes tonight on our skywatch camera. most of siouxland avoided seeing any *major* snowfall today... but 3 3 kayla will tell us all about our *next* chance at some snow that *may* impact the caucuses
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3 "first alert weather with meteorologist kayla novak." 3 3 3 3 larry, diana and kayla talk about today's weather and the
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3 snow moves out of the area early tonight with temperatures near the 20 degree mark and mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow skies will start to clear with highs in upper 20sthe rest of the week calls for a big warm up and clearing skies with temperatures reaching the mid 40s by friday.as we head to the weekend there is a slight chance for light rain/snow mix on saturday.the first alert weather team is also keeping a very close eye on the first couple days of february for
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3 falling oil prices make it a bad d y for ocks. and... where you *shop* may be e affecting the value your *home.*neil cavuto has those stories and more in tonight's fox means business report. 3 most americans apparently can't resist "the urge to splurge".(take vo) a new study finding more than 8-in-ten n shoppers have made " "pulse purchases"....with more than half of them spending more than $100 dollars when the urge hits.... and one in five shelling out at least a thousand bucks when the urge hits.a miserable monday for stocks.the markets finishing lower following a late day sell-off..why??you guessed it... falling oil prices once again.some unwelcomed news for some sprint employees.the company is planning to close several call centers and lay-off 25-hundred workers.you might want to consider the
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to make your golden years... "more golden".florida just getting named the best state to retire in 20-16.the report looking at things le affordability, quality of life and access to healthcare.and whether you're retired or not...living near a whole foods or trader joe's... appears to make your home's value morere "appetizinin...a new study shows houses within a mile of either grocery store... saw their values rise twice as much as the national median price between 1997 and 2014.cavuto on cam: that's business. i'm neil cavuto. 3 3 coming up after the break... if you're having trouble sleeping... your *diet* may be part of the reason why. 3 in tonight's healthwatch... we've got some advice on what to *eat* to guarantee a good
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3 3 a lot of folks have trouble getting enough sleep each
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reporter kayla novak shows us...what you eat can have a big effect on how you sleep. 3 just under half of the american population say ey haveveissues s seping at night. mercy's clinical dieticians say that having a balanced diet can promote better sleep "so its really important to make sure you are eating several times during the day and just having a well rounded diet is going to help promote sleep too." you can start with choosing whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. some good choices for lean proteins include chicken without the skin, tofu and low-fat cheeses. "try to grill, broil or bake your meats, and try to avoid frying// if yououo occasionally frfr try to choose some more heart healthy oils, maybe use olive oil or canola oil."some healthy fat sources are fish, peanuts, almonds and walnuts. whole grains can be found in breads, crackers and even popcorn.. but be sure to read the
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exampl there are me breads that maybe appear wheat or whole grain but they may just have some carmel coloring that make them appear to be wheat or whole grain but they may not be." also be aware of beverages with hidden sugars and caffeine. "well it is probably best to drink your caffeine in the morning, you know, maybe a little in the afternoon. but maybe by 2 or 3 o'clock maybe think about discontinuing that caffeine especially if you are very sensitive to it." if you choose to have a bed time snack, make it small and have it an hour or two before bed. a few other thingsgsor better sleep are exposure to light, excersise and a positive attitude. kayla novak, siouxland news. 3
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the forecast coming up 3 snow moves out of the area early tonight with temperatures near the 20 degree mark and mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow skies will start to clear with highs in upper 20sthe rest of the week calls for a big warm up and clearing skies with temperatures reaching the mid 40s by friday.as we head into the weekend there is a slilit chchce for light rain/s/sw mix on saturday.the first alert weather team is also keeping a very close eye on the first
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