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lobbied students on the morningside college campus. they're pushing the "50 by 30" campaign. it's an initiative askingngresidential candidates to offer their plan to produce t t 50% clean energy in this country by 2030. it's a plan that 40 iowa lawmakers endorsed. nextgen climate says these lawmakers not only recognize that climate change is the challenge of our time, but they're also responding to their constituents who want to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy. nextgen claims that transition will also create new jobs. amamg the state lawmakers that have endorsed the "50 by 30" pledge is sioux city state representativ e chris hall. he joins me in studio, tonight. chris... >> as a lawmaker u know that a bill you write can change before it gets passed... how confident are you that a plan-- to control climate change-- that the next president comes up with now can pass the house
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and senate in the form the president prefers? >> what steps can be taken at the state level to support the
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valele plants around the country, including the ethanol plant in hartley, iowa, kicked off their annual united way campaign this morning. employees were taught the importance of giving back to the people in their areas by donating to the united way and completing community service with different organizations. "we want the communities where we do business to be proud of having valero in their communities," said bill day, the valero spokesman. "we want the employees who work for us to be proud that they work for valero." and while valero takes pride in its community service efforts, a company spokesman says it also takes pride in how well the plants are doing, espqcially the one in hartley, iowa. "ethanol margins which is basically like the profit that you get from making ethanol are down compared to last year," said day. "last year was an excellent, excellent year for ethanol. this year is a good
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just not as gigantic as s st year was." valero has 11 ethanol plants in valero has 11 ethanol plants in the midwest. four are in iowa. it also has 13 petroleum refineries in the midwest as well. weather ad-lib after two straight days of 79 degree highs in sioux city, today was certainly cooler yet still above average for this time of year as we made it into the mid 60s. we also saw a few more clouds today and that gave the sioux gateway airport .01" of rain, the first measurable rain so far in october. we could see an isolated shower again tonight but our better chances arrive from late ursday into thursday night and friday. an iowa family was caught with
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a loaded handgun while driving in utah. utah highway patrol stopped storm lake, iowa residents abel medina rios and his two children, 28-year-old raquel and 26-year-old abel. troopers seized about 55 pounds of marijuana and a loaded .32 caliber handgun from their car. all three were taken to jail. the utah state bureau of investigation then contacted the storm lake police department. investigators in storm lake searched three locations and seized two firearms along with quantities o omarijuana, crystal methamphetam ine, drug packaging materials, cell phones and over two thousand dollars in cash. the investigation is ongoing in both iowa and utah. democratic senator wally horn says he wants to present a bill next session that would offer guidelines for a smoke-free casino. horn is co-chairman of the gambling casino restricted license study committee. the group met yesterday to hear testimony on casino r renues and the iowa racing and g ging commission.
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horn sayaythat he wanted to collaborate on addressing workplace safety issues over smoking. the leading republican presdential candidate will return to sioux city for an event, next week. donald trump will speak at west high school, at 6:00pm, on tuesday, october 27th. doors open at 4:00pm for the event. it's trump's first trip to sioux city since may 16th, whicicwas before he had dededed to enter the race. during that speech, on the morningside college campus, trump railed against illegal immigration calling the united states a "dumping ground". still to come... see how one iowa school tried to break a world record... by
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> after two straight days of 79 degree highs in sioux city, today was certainly cooler yet still above average for this time of year as we made it into the mid 60s. we also saw a few more clouds today and that gave the sioux gateway airport .01" of rain, the first measurable rain so far in october. we could see an isolated shower again tonight but our better chances arrive from late thursday into thursday night and friday. that system should move out by the weekend leaving us
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highs in the 60s. more showers could come our way by tuesday of
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sioux city officials said residents and commercial landscapers can't blow leaves and other yard debrbr into city streets. leaf debris may be disposeof in your residential garbage bin. any excess may be placed in a paper lawn waste bag and must have a solid waste sticker attached. solid waste stickers are available at city hall and all major grocery stores for $1.00. property owners found in violation of this section could be subject to fines of up to 500 dollars. still to come... what are your kids dressing up as for halloween? the holiday is just around the
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at one iowa community college this afternoon. ktiv tiffany lane shares what world record they tried to conquer.
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college. "your success is our story. selfies just fit into the theme so perfectly that we decided to do this attempt." students' classes were dismissed for a few hours so that they could all participate. some students at the event were seasoned selfie-takers. and others had a whole new experience. "are you someone who normally takes selfies?" said tiffany lane. "no m'am. i have a flip phone. so that's kind of hard to do." the school just fell short of the record. they had 445 selfies taken and the previous record was 531. next year, they will attempt to break another world record. in sheldon, iowa, tiffany lane ktiv news 4.>> the record attempt was part of a weeklong homecoming celebration at the college called "annual l days of ththder." trick-or-trtrting time is right around the corner and kids are still picking out that perfect costume for the big night. and the type of costume they want to wear usually changes every year depending on what movies and television shows are popular. "bumble bee, lady bug, we wore pirates, and then i was dorothy
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time," said 12-year-old trick-or- treater, bailey bleil. "i worn a cheetah, a black cat, a tiger, a panther," said 6-year-old trick-or- treater, brylee bleil. "i've been a spider queen and a vampire," said 8-year-old trick-or- treater, samantha koogh. while trick-or-treating is fun, parents say it's also important to share with your kids how to stay safe by carrying a flash light, wearing costumes with lots of color and always staying in contact with your kids. but most kids only have onon thing on their minds...the candy. if you haven't gotten your costumes yet, party city in sioux city will carry them through the holiday weekend. brad's here -- and more preseason basketball polls are out. the gpac favorites have been named -- and the briar cliff men are picked to finish first. we'll hear from the chargers. and, the musketeers go on a good-will visit.
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briar cliff has trotted out some young men's basketball lineups the last couple of years. those young players have grown up and today -- the chargers were chosen as the preason favorite in the gpac coaches poll -- to win the conference. the chargers went 13-7 in the gpac last season and
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trip to the naia national tournament. the chargers have their top four scorers back, and they're all guards. shane graves, clay herreld, austin lefler and bryan forbes all averaged between 10 and 11 points per game. bc might b ba little small, but they'll put up points. "we just got to be the more feisty team, the mo^e aggressive team and just get aer those 50-50 balls because we know we're not going to win all the rebounding battles," said junior guard austin lefler. "we're not going to out- muscle people but we can out-quick them and out-hustle them definitely." "if you asked our guards a style we could pick it would definitely be this one," said junior guard shane graves. "we're run and gun and in your face pressure defense, which is the way we have to play." "a question for our team is how are we going to be e en we match up against big, physical, methodical teams and there are some of those teams in our league who play that way," said head coach nic nelson. "whether or not we can defend and rebound with those teams is really going to determine how far this team can go." the chargers open the season at william penn on october 29th. the home opener is november 4th. here is the gpac men's preseason poll -- with briar cliff at the top with five first place votes.
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dordt is second with three first place ballots. northwestern is picked fifth and morningside -- who tied d r the gpac title last year is 8th. morningside is the favorite in the women's gpbc poll. the defending national champs got 11 of 12 first place votes -- coaches could not vote for their own team. briar cliff was third, northwestern fifth and dordt was 10th. wayne state is second in the northern sun conference preseason poll. the wildcats have 2 starters back from last year's 28-6 team that won the nsic for the second straight year. winona state of minnesota was picked first. most hockey players are tough, no-nonsense athletes. but a few sioux city musketeer players showed their softer side this morning. three muskies players stopped by unitypoint health - st. luke's to talk to patients. they took time off the ice to take photos, signed autographs, and hand out t-shirts. the hockey players say they enjoy getting out into the community to meet their fans. "i enjoy it because you can see the reactions on the people's faces when you come in and say hi and see
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just make my day knowing that i'm able to make someone happy or that happy, it just makes me happy," says jacob wilson, a denfensive man with the muskies. the muskies were alssporting their 'pink in the rink' jerseys that thewill be wearing on saturday when they take on tri city to raise money to fight breast cancer sioux city is home on friday to play des moines. explorers relief pitcher rob wort has signed with the boston red sox organization. last season, wort had an 11-3 record with a 1- point-79 era in 41 appearances. he struck out 92 batters in 65 innings. in 2014 - the 26-year old wort had an era under one, and was signed by the arizona diamondbacks. he'll report to spring training with boston in february. in the baseball playoffs, the blue jays have just beaten the royals 7-1. kc still leads the series 3-2. in about half an hour, the cubs will try to keep their season alive
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starts at 7 followed by law & order: special victims unit at 8 and chicago p.d. at 9. thanks for joining us tonight...
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