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of thunder. the good news for football game goers tonight is that the rain should begin to taper this evening, although a leftover shower or three is possible for kickoff time in some northwest iowa towns. see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> one person was fatally shot and two others were wounded on the campus of tennessee state university i inashville late last night. two others were injured in the shooting at an outdoor courtyard at the campus. police say the shooting started after a fight over a dice game... and the campus was placed on lockdown. a university spokeswoman said two students were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. no word right now on any suspects. in the wake of recenenshootings
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univsity of northern iowa instructor is asking his students how they would respond to an active shooter. as macleod hageman reports -- it's an uncomfortable conversation -- that needs discussed.
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have to text him a special it's not fool proof, but it does buy some time for students behind the dooooin case theres and active shooter." "i think we all learned that we all need to have a an, and we all need to have the same plan, because if we do different things it's not that was that was macleod hageman reporting. hansen says the university of northern iowa professors in that training learned several ways to keep students safe in the event of an active shooter. he says -- all universities shoulde stepping up their safety measures -- following recent shootings. a florida man wanted in connection to a homicide has been spotted in the sioucity area. authorities say 28-year- old jonathan berrio is wanted on second degree murder charges in connection with a homicide in miami, florida. police confirm berrio was sighted in sioux cici this week where thehe say some of his family lives. berrio is a white male and has a tattoo of a knife under his left eye. police say he's a threat to the public. "he should be considered armed and dangerous," said detective nick thompson with the sioux city
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police department. "if anybody locates him, they should not approach him. we request that they call 911 right away and provide the information so we can react appropiately." if you h he any information onon berrio's whereabouts, contact the numbers on your screen. crime stoppers is offering a reward of up to three-thousand dollars if a tip leads to an arrest. former subway sandwiches pitch-man jared fogle has agreed to a plea bargain in the child sex case against him. fogle will pay one-point- four restitution... 100-thousand for each of his 14 victims. fogle will also plead guilty to child pornography and another charge. he must serve between five and 12-and-a-half years in prison -- for secretly photographing and paying minors for sex. fogle became the face of the popular sandwich chain -- after losing 200 pounds on what he the company cut ties with him as news of the allegations broke thth summer. hurrrrane patricia is headad
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toward the pacific coast of it strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" category five storm late yesterday. mexican officials said it may become the most intense hurricane to hit the southwest coast since records began in 1949. hurricane warnings are up for an area including the tourist resort of puerto vallarta. 30-cents a day. that's all that one-thirirof the people, in tanzania, have to live on. nearly 20-years ago, a group of siouxlanders travelled to that country to see the need... and help. last night, they got a whole lot of help. ktiv's matt breen explains.
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children in tanzania, provide medical care, and fund the construction of a guest house to allow more folks from siouxland to come to tanzania, to help stemm in its effort. organizers say this is a critical time in construction of their village. dr. steve meyer, stemm founder said, "they're building a 40-person guest house so we can bring people from siouxland and all around america to come to tanzania and experience first-hand the transformational power of giving to people who have nothing. up for auction? vacation stays at ten homes... from hawaii to the florida keys, and everything in n tween. there were tickets to thth hawkeye-husker football game i i lincoln in november... even a a 6-carat tanzanite rrg that's one of a kind. a great night, and a great cause to be sure. at stemm's "night of hope", with chief photographer jordan ogren, matt breen ktiv news 4. >> students at northeascommunity college in norfolk got a break from their typical coursework yesterday to learn how to make smart decisions about drinking. nearly 200 students attended necc's "sober in october" event at t t chuck pohlman ag complex. a simulated driving course with impaired vision, walking the line during a field sobriety test and a seatbelt convincer gave students an opportunity to mimick possible
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real situations if they've had a drink or two and face impairment. "sometimes they don't think about the little things when they first go to college, knowing that you're not alone and that there's others out there learning the same things. they knkn it is ok to say no and d art utilizing some of those skills." in its eighth year, sober in october organizers hope that the events that were mirrored during the demonstratio ns will make students think twice before making risky decisions. some of the longest living siouxlanders were honored in sioux city, yesterday. seven centenarians, or those 100 years old and older, were recognized at the siouxland center for active generations. the honorees included amy becker, wiliam casey, cecile gay, anita gell, barbara middleton, anna rensink and ada wright. after getting to meet some of the centenarians, iowa representativ e, ron jorgensen, says he's picked up some secrets on how to reach the century-mark. "it's interesting just lisisning
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to their secrets to getting to one hundred," said iowa state representative, ron jorgensen. "i've heard taking naps helps them live a long life. others only drink water and coffee and stay away from smoking and drinking and being honest and telling the truth and stuff. i think it's good advice for all of us." iowa governor terry branstad was unable to make it to the event as planned, but he made sure to express his congratulations on living a long and meaningful life. if you're looking to hire someone to clean out your chimney before winter hits, be careful who you hire. authorities haveve few warnings for you about a chimney sweep scam that's taking advantage of homeowners. that's next. ben: and i'll have your
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you'll want to pack the umbrellas today with on and off showers expected throughout most of our friday along with a few rumbles of thunder. the good news for football game goers tonight is that the rain should begin to taper this evening, alalough a leleover shower or threeees possible for kickoff time in some northwest iowa towns. most should be dry though as cool and breezy conditions take over with per hou and temperatures bottoming out@in the 40s. clouds should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autumn weekend before showers and cooler weather return by the middle of next week.
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as the temperatures begin to dip... you m mht be tempted to light up your fireplace soon. but before you hire someone to sweep your fireplace ahead of those cold nights.... erika gonzalez has a warning.
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sweep) "this was pretty bad not up to code" el hage says the other company did nothing more than cover up the problem.... and one that could pose carbon monoxide poisoning inside any home. (s(s: christina el hage, priddy clean sweepep"you can heating appliance, your boiler, your oil furnace and your hot water heater, so having that checked yearly is important because of the carbon monoxide leaking back into the house if there's a when looking for a company that does this type of work: - ask if it's licensed and bonded - look for referrals - and check their history with the bbb while he feels taken, hydle says he's spreading the rd so no one else falls for fraudulent work. >> that was erica gonzalez reporting. another good tip is to hire a company certified with
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still to come on news 4 today. an elementary school in northern california is taking a
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> 's an idea that some swear by in the office. but can it work in the classroom? joe fryer takes us to a school that's solving the age-old problem of getting kids to sit still and pay attention by not having them sit at all. . students at vallecito elementary... in northern california... are taking a stand...
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(student sot) "i really like it." spending much of the day on their feet...at new standing desks. (student sot) "i just focus better when i'm standing." teachers, like amanda grey, say they're seeing a big difference.. (teacher sot) "i notice that i can hold their attention for loloer because i feel lili their brains and their bodies are more active and more awake." for students... it's like a lesson in newton's first law. (cute student sot) "it's like a body at rest stays at rest, but a body in motion stays in motion." after testing the i ia in a few classrooms last yeye... the e hool dumped all of i i old-fashioned desks... replacing them with taller models. even the principal has one. (fryer question) "if someone walks in and says, 'well, kids shouldn't be standing all day,' what do you say to that?" (principal sot) "we actually don't have them standing all day."
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students can take a seat... whenever they're feeling tired... and every desk has a "fidget moving. (student sot) "and it releases your energy and it's t having you hunched over." studies have documented the many health problems tied to sitting too much. researcher james levine more during the school day... classroom. (researcher sot) "their scores better. their specific skill development is better." the biggest challenge: cost. 110-thousand dollars for new desks... with help from juliet starrett's organization "standup kids." (sot) "our mission is to get these desks into as many public schools as we can in the next 10 years. hopefullll all of them." standing desksk are gradually popping u u in classrooms and offiis around the coontry. (cute kid sot) "and i think for christmas, people should start asking for them." a growing movement... for more movement. joe fryer, nbc news,
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some showers this morning. but will it clear out for our weekend? ben's in next with the details. plus, one kansas city royals fan is showing his support in a big way.
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possible for kickoff time in some northwest iowa towns. most should be dry though as cool and breezy ccditions take over with northwest wwnds at 15-25 les per hour and temperatures bottoming out in the 40s. clouds should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autumn weekend before showers and cooler weather return by the middle of next week. >> a missouri baseball fan has built a chair fit for ...
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well, a kansas city royal! he put together a giant throne emblazoned with the team's colors and logo. it's certainly attracting a lot of attention. melissa stern has the story: (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "i made a couple other ones before that, and my wife came up with the idea." tim prudden built this chair about a month ago.. (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) quick "a conversation piece i guess." prudden and his wife live in greenwood, missouri, and their front lawn is filled with other chairs prudden has built. now they have another -- this time, with a crown. (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "its just for fun, people come over, sit in it, take their picture in it... prudden's daughter in law was so impressed, she wanted the royals and all the fans to see it. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim prudden's daughter-in-law) quick "i couldnt believe how big it was. she took to twitter to share the royals throne. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim prudden's daughter-in-law) "at first, when we tweeted it out, my phone was going off like crazy." company, and does this for fun... (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "i can build about anything, yes, i think." he built this chair all by himself... (tim prudden/built
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have almost 40 hours in that the pruddens are big royals fans. they watch all the games, week. now they're talking about putting a big screen outside to watch from the chair. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim "this city and sports is like no other city, and so, i think when you have something like this, people think its so fun and exciting." it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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good morning and welcome back. some of the stories you'll see in this half hour of news 4 today... a grueling 11- hour hearing in washington puts hillary clinton in the hot seat. the former secretary of state weathered a marathon hearing on benghazi as republicans questioned her leadership, her private email server and the deaths of four americans in the 2012 terror attack. a recap from washington, coming up. also... the governors from iowa, nebraska, and south dakota met in siouxland to talk about the hear what they had to say on education, jobs, and the housing shortage. and while it's not unusual to see farm houses that are more than a centuryld in this part of the country, one in eastern iowa has weathered the years. the 177-year old home is still held together with sod. that's coming up a little later. but first, ben is ononhe outdoor weather patio.
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is it still l ining out there n?
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it was a late night for hillary clinton... testifying before the congressional committee investigating the deadly benghazi attacks that killed four americans. what we thought would last eight hours... went much longer. tracie potts is in washington where the questioning finally wrwrped up... after dark. (sot: rep. adam schiff/ (d) california :00-:02) "i don't know how you're doing but i'm exhausted." after 11 hours republicans admit... they didn't learn much: (sot: rep. trey gowdy (r-sc)/ chairman, house select cmtmton benghazi :07- :11) "i don't know that she testified that much differently today than previous testimonies."
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cam, "how late are we going tonight?") (clinton nat sot, "... serving breakfast congressman? ") so long at one point clinton could barely talk (nats of hrc coughing) this time, clinton kept her cool: (sot: fmr. secy of state hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate :26- :28) "i've done everything i know to do." republicans honed in on emails... what's there... aad what's missing: (sot: fmr. secy of state hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate :32- :35) "i didn't conduct business that i did primarily on email." (sot: rep. lynn westmoreland / (r) georgia :36-:45) "it's not a matter of if you knew about it - it's what you did about it - and the answer is nothing!" democrats accused the republican chair of creating an unnecessary show: (sot: rep. elijah cummings (d-md)/ ranking member, house select cmte on benghazi :50-:56) "do we want to badger you over and over again until we do get the gotcha moment that he's talking about?" clinton focused on the four americansskilled in the 2012 attacks in benghazi. (sot: fmr. secy o ostate hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate 1:01-1:03) "i've lost more sleep than all of you put together." it quickly deteriorated into partisan bickering: (sot: rep. trey gowdy (r-sc)/ chairman, house select cmte on benghazi 1:06- 1:10) "you need to make sure the entire record is correct." (sot: rep. elijah cummings (d-md)/ ranking member, house select cmte on benghazi) "and that's exactly what i want to do!" hundreds of security requests from ambassador chris stevens never reached clinton's desk: (sot: rep. mike pompeo/ (r) kansas 1:16-1:23) "over 600 requests - you've testified here this morning that none of those reached your desk, is that correct?" (sot: fmr. secy of state hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candiddte) "that's correct." half a day under the
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microscope and still no resolution. (insert ends) (two second pause) audio outcue: tracie potts, nbc news, washington. (--- reporter live tag ---) and more witnesses... before this committee wraps up its work. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. an american commando was killed yesterday during a rescue mission in iraq. it happened when u-s, iraqi and kurdish troops descended on an isis prison near hawija. e commando is the first american soldier killed in action in iraq in four years. the mission saved 70 hostages from possible execution by isis militants. the prisoners included iraqi security forces. paul ryan announced last night that he is officially running the wisconsin representativ e sent a letter to members of the h hse republican conference... informing them of his candidacy. returning to his office on capitol hill with his d.c. chief of staff... ryan did not give further comment. the congressman told reporters his letter "speaks for itself." the memo is ryan's rallying cry republicans... for a more conservative agenda... and a unified g-o-p under his leadership.
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being out-t-umped by a republican rival in iowa. a quinnipiac university poll of likely iowa republican caucus-goers says ben carson now leads the g-o-p presidential field in the state with 28 percent. this is the first major poll showing trump trailing by a significant margin in an early primary or caucus the tri-state governor's conference yesterday was full of local business and political leaders who came together to listen to all three of siouxland governor's talk about where they ktiv's tiffany lane was at the conference and has the details.
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over the last few years. according to the bureau of labor statistics, in september 2015, nebraska had the second lowest u umployment rate in the nation at 2.9 percent. south dakota is fifth with 3.5 percent. and iowa is sixth with a 3.6 percent unemployment rate. "i'm proud that all three states have been working together on this for a long period of time and now we're really trying to focus on how we can have that workforce to meet the needs of the jobs that are being created here in this siouxland area," said branstad. the tri-state governors say that begins at the student level. "it's great if you want to get that four year degree, but it should be plan a go get that four year degree or plan a go into the skilled labor force. we really need to make sure that we eepose our kids to those opportunities at an early age so they have the opportunity to pursue that ififhat's something that they're interested in doing," said rickettu. governor daugaard also says it's key to bring in workers from outside the area to further the growth. "happily the flip side of their bad unemployment numbers, their high unemployement numbebe is that it incents them to come to ples," said daugaard. "now people aren't as willing to move as they used to be. but they are still willing to move in some cases for a good job." with more
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jobs comes the issue of housing and the siouxland area is currently experiencing a housing shortage. "we at the state level can help share some of those best practices, whether it's going to be a solution that cavelis came up with developing their own subdivision, whether it's going to be something like fare berry where local people got together buy houses and renovate them to create more housing stock," said ricketts. ricketts says some other things the state cahelp communities with is finding obstacles where there can be regulatory issues and solve them. >> governor branstad will be in sioux city next wednesday. he will discuss a program that combines workforce development, economic development and education. cket manufacturin g g ld an open house at rock valley high school as part of manufacturin g day. area busenesses, schools and community members were all invited to the event yesterday, which was created in hopes of drawing attention to the opportunities a career in manufacturing can provide. the program is a self- sustaining, student-run manufacturing business, the first of its kind in the state of iowa. "i think that it gives us a real world perspectcte, and like...we
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can go talk to these companies ananstuff, and get oursesees out there." said student noah bartels. school officials say they believe the program gives students a head start over others in the field of manufacturin g. "for our students, it provides opportunities for our students that are going to enter the workforce right away after high school, providing them with opportunities, and s sllsets to be able to enter the workforce right here in rock valley." said chad janzen, superintendent, rock valley community school district. program leaders say there are me big things in the works for rocket manufacturin g and they will continue to work on projects for the community. students at bishop heelan high school clipped in for some high-flying fun thursday. the iowa army nanaonal guard brought a ziziine to the p-e class. guard recruiters say it's a a n way to meet young adults. and the students love it! "the zipline is a very, very high commodity, we've been trying to get it for the past 3 years. this has probably been the most
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excited i've ever seen p.e. students for p.e. class," said bishop heelan physical education teacher, andy foster. the recruiters also prprided information about the guard to any students who were interested. the cost of having the flu gets more expensive every year. to help prevent it... you can get the flu shot... but not all shots ararcreated equal. we'llllxplain in today's althbeat four... ben: and i'll have your complete
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>> wx timer @ 2 20 umbrellas today withhn and off showers expected throughout most of our friday along with a few rumbles of thunder. the good news for football game goers tonight is that the rain should begin to taper this evening, although a leftover shower or three is possible for kickoff time in some northwest iowa towns. most should be dry though as cool and breezy conditions take over with northwest winds at 15-25 miles per hour and temperatures bottoming out in the 40s. clouds should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autuu weekend before showers and cooleleweather return by the middle of ext week. see graphii.
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you might not think the flu is a big deal... but every year up to 20-percent of americans get sick with the virus. meg tirrell gives us a look into influenza.
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women, the elderly greater than 65 years old and people who have underlying vaccination rates have been on the rise, helped by a big public health push. in 2010, the centers for disease control and prevention expanded its recommendation for flu vaccination to everyone over 6 months old. now, about 44% of american adults, and 59 percent of kids, get the flu vaccine. that also means big business for manufacturer s. this year, companies are making more flu vaccine than ever. public health officials say there should be enough vaccine for everyone who wants to be vaccinated. the three biggest makers of the flu shot make up 90 percent of all the doses distributed. and manufacturer s tallied more than one-and- a-half billion dollars in u.s. flu shot revenue last year. (sot: moncef slaoui, vacccces) "it's a very challenging, , t also very y portant business." not all flu shots are the same. some offer protection against three strains of the flu virus. those are called trivalent vaccines. others offer protection against four. those are called glaxosmithkline switched entirely to the quadrivalent its chairman of vaccines, moncef slaoui. (sot: moncef slaoui, glaxosmithkline chairman of vaccines) "we are making more vaccine than
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>> there's also a high-dose version of the vaccine for people older than 65... and a nasal spray. so far this year, public healal officials say with the circulating flu viruses. and it's not too late to get vaccinated. the farm market numrs are
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coming up next on news four... plus, a look at a sod house iowa.
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as fran riley reports a 177-year-old farm house in long grove, iowa is a great example of old fashioned craftsmanship .
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:2:2- :30 "what do you think is still holding it together? dirt. you'd think it would just t ll apart. and they are nailed into the dirt." the sod house built by alexander brownlie in 1838. one of long grove's earliest settlers. s/ kristy looney, bob's daughter:42 - :47 "we understood he was a stone mason. with that skill he was able to make the sod into blocks." still sturdy. a two story farm house. original wood floors. bob's daughter kristy looney says it's a dandy. "it's just something we want to preserve." look out the window. and you'll see ththbarn with a stone foundation. s/u fran riley, reporting1:03 - - 1:12 "the barn was built around 1837 and several of the original beams are still in place." the brownlie sod house questers 1229 assists with projects to preserve long grove's history on the prairie. for today and the future. "kids need to know what things were like in the old days. and where they came from. i think this is one way to do
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>> on wall street yesterday, the stock market
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notching its biggest gain in more than two weeks. the rally followed a batch of encouraging earnings from mcdonald's, ebay and other companies. the dow climbebe321 points to 17,489. the nasdaq added 80 and the s&p rose 34 points. a choking hazard has prompted build-a-bear to recall more than 34- thousand stuffed animals sold in the u-s and canada. the recall covers the starbrights dragon in a blue furry fabric with silver satin tummy, feet pads, wings and horn. the satin sese can open, allowing the stuffing material inside to be exposed and posing a choking hazard to young children. consumers can return the stuffed animal to any build-a-bear workshop store to receive a coupon for any build-a- bear stuffed animal. mcdonald's wants to redefine whwh two dollars can buy. the company is asking franchisees to approve a new value platform featuring two items for tw bucks. that could include offerings
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like small fries and a mcdouble.. and could possibly help the fast-food chain regain customers. your extra large pepperoni pizza is about to get a sweet new ride. dominono announced wednesday it would launch 100 custom pizza-delivery vehicles in 25 markets across the u-s. the vehicles, known as the domino's d-x-p, are modified chevrolet sparks outfitted with a warming oven and extra storage areas in the front and back. the company said the only seat in the car is the driver's. it hold up to 80 pizzas at a time. the company said some of the markets receiving a d- x-p include boston, new orleans, san diego and detroit. ben's back with a check on your
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forecast and we'll rundown today's top news stories from siouxland. and in today's hollywood minute... adele made a big announcement about her new album. we'll tell you all about it
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sioux city. terry branstad of iowa, pete ricketts of nebraska and dennis daugaard of south dakota took part in the 14th annual tri-state governor's conference thursday. nearly 200 leaders in government, business and economics took part in the discussion. one big topic, attracting and keeping workers in each state. the siouxland tanznzia educational medical ministries gets a big boost. the group's 19th "night of hope" fundraiser was held last night in sioux city. the auction included big- ticket items like vacation stays at homes in hawaii and the florida keys. there were also tickets to next month's hawkeye- husker football game and a 6-carat tanzanite ring. "stemm" has beenenaising funds to provide people in tanzania with education, medical care and housing for 19 years. careers in manufacturin g were the focus of an event at rock valley high school thursday. it was an open house put on by "rocket manufacturin g", a student-run program that is the first of its kind in iowa. area businesses, schools and
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community members were invited to come see the opportrtities in manufacturin g. school officials say program gives a head-start students who plan to enter the workforce right out of hi school. students at bishop heelan high school clipped in for some high-flying fun yesterday. the iowa army national guard brought a zipline to the p-e class. guard recruiters say it's a fun way to meet young adults. they provided information about the guard to any students who were interested. adele announces her long-awaited comeback... and simon cowell is back at a judging table. melissa raney reports in today's hollywood minute.
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factor u-k. while her 2011 smash hit album "21" was about breaking up... adele says the new album, called 25, is about makakg-up. it goes on sale november 20-th. the king of mean has a new gig. simon cowell will replace howard stern as a judge on america's got talent. cowell helped create the talent competition show back in 2006. zendaya is taking a stand against photo editing. the actress-slash-singer posted a side by side of herself on instagram from a recent photoshoot. zendaya slammed the magazine.. modeliste e oe-de-least)... for r touching u uthe photos and narrowing her hihi. the magazine says the photos were not true to the values and ideals it represents and replaced them with the original images. for hollywood minute i'm melisa raney >> it's time for a break.. but coming up in our third half hour of news 4 today... a shooting at a tennessee college campus leaves one person dead... and two others injured. an update is on the way... and how u-n-i students would respond if there were a shooter on their campus. d sioux city west and des moines hoover faced off in a game to clinch a spot in the playoffs last night. that's in the sports fource
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this friday, october 23rd. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... one person is dead... two others hurt in a shooting over a dice game at tennessee state university. the lastest from nashville is on the way. and with the recent shootings, a university of northern iowa professor is asking students through social media how they woululreact. hear what they had to say and what he says needs to be done. also... it was a night of hope as siouxlanders raised money for the mission of an organization that works to change lives of people half way around the world in tanzania. we'll show you how they do that through education and medical help. and a chair fit for a royal... not a member of the monarchy... but rathth the kansas city baseball team. a royals fan built a big t tone and it's getting a lot of attention.
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two students were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. no word on any suspects. in the wake of recent shootings -- one university of northern iowa instructor is asking his students how they would respond to an active shootete as macleod hageman r rorts -- it's an uncomfortable conversation -- that he ss needs to be discussed.
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and if anyone came into my classroom and that would happen i would probably break down." "at first it's a little uncomfortable, but then you see the importance, and you really need to be talking about it just in case it happens." "mr. hansen says he now locks his door during class. so, i ia student is late, they actualal have to text him a special message to getetnside. granted, it's not fool proof, but it does buy some time for students behind the door in case theres and active shooter." "i think we all learned that we all need to have a plan, and we all need to have the same plan, because if we do different things it's not going to end well.">> that was macleod hageman reporting from cedar falls, iowa. hansen says the university of northern iowa professors in that training learned several ways to keep students safe in the event of an actiti shooter.r. he sayay-- all universities should be stepping up their safety measures -- following recent shootings. a florida man wanted in connection to a murder has been spotted in the sioux city area. authorities say 28-year- old jonathan berrio is wanted on murder charges in connection with a homicide in miami, florida. police confirm berrio has been seen in sioux city this week where they
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say some of his family lives. berrio is a white man and has a tattoo of a knife under his left eye. police say he is a threat to the public. "he should be considered armed and dangerous," said detective nick thompson with the sioux city police department. "if anybody locates him, they should not approach him. we request that they call 911 right away and provide the information so we can react appropiately." if you have any ininrmation on berrio's's whereabouts, contact the numbers onour screen. crime stoppers is offering a reward of up to three-thousand dollars if a tip leads to an arrest. former subway sandwiches pitch-man jared fogle has agreed to a plea bargain in the child sex case against him. fogle will pay one-point- four million dollararin restition... 100-thousand for each of his 14 victims. fogle will also plead guilty to child pornography and another charge. he must serve between five and 12-and-a-half years in prison -- for secretly photographing and paying minors for sex. fogle became the face of the popular sandwich chain -- after lososg 200 pounds
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on what he called "the subway diet." the company cut ties with him as news of the allegations broke this summer. hurricane patricia is headed toward the pacific coast of mexico. it strengthened into an "extremely dangerous" category five storm late yesterday. mexican officials said it may become the most intense hurricane to hit the uthwest coast since e cords began in 1949. hurricane warnings are up for an area including the tourist resort of puerto vallarta. 30-cents a day. that's all that one-third of the people, in tanzania, have to live on. nearly 20 years ago, a group of siouxlanders traveled to the african nation to see the need first-hand, then focused on ways they could help. last night, they got a whole lot of help. ktiv's matt breen has the story.
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tanzania medical ministry. this event raraes funds to educate e children in tanzania, provide medical care, and fund the construction of a guest house to allow more folks from siouxland to come to tanzania, to help stemm in its effort. organizers say this is a critical time in construction of their village. dr. steve meyer, stemm founder said, "they're building a 40-person guest hohoe so we can bring people from siouxland and all arounun america toto come to tanzania a experience first-hand the transformational power of giving to people who have nothing. up for auction? vacation stays at ten homes... from hawaii to the florida keys, and everything in between. there were tickets to the hawkeye-husker football game in lincoln in november... even a carat tanzanite ring that's onon of a kind. a greattnight, and a great cause to be sureeat stemm's "night of hope", with chief photographer jordan ogren, matt breen ktiv news 4. >> students at northeast community college in norfolk, nebraska get drinking and driving. nearly 200 students attended the school's "sober in october" event thursday. it included a simulated driving sobriety test and the machine
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called "the convincer" which drives home the importanan of wearing a seatbelt. organizers say it's all l out convincing students not to drink and drive. "sometimes they don't think about the little things when they first go to college, knowing that you're not alone and that there's others out there learning the same things. they know it is ok to say no and start utilizing some of those skills." sober in october is in its eighth year. some of the longest living siouxlanders were honored in sioux city, yesterday. seven centenarians, those 100 years old and older, were recognized at the siouxland center for active generations. the honorees included amy becker, wiliam casey, cecile gay, anita gell, bararra middleton,nna rensink and ada wright. after getting to meet some of the centenarians, iowa representativ e, ron jorgensen, says he's picked up some secrets on how to reach the century-mark. "it's interesting just listening to their secrets to getting to one hundred," said iowa state
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representative, ron jorgensen. "i've heard taking naps helps them live a long life. others only drink water and coffee and stay away from smoking and drinkiki and being honest a a telling the truth and stuff. i think it's g gd advice for all of us." iowa governor terry branstad was unable to make it to the event as planned, but he made sure to o express his congratulations onn living a long and meaningful life. a northern california school is desks. we'll have the details, next. and i'll have your complete
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it's an idea that some swear by in the office. but can it work in the classroom? joe fryer takes us to a school that's solving the age-old problem of getting kids to sit still and pay attention by not having them sit at all. . students at vallecito elementary... in northern california... are taking a stand... (student sot) "i really like it." spending much of the day on their feet...at new standing desks. (student sot) "i just focus better when i'm standing." teachers, like amanda grey, say difference.. (teacher sot) "i notice that i can hold their attention for longer because i feel lili their brains and their bodies are more active and more awake." for students... it's like a lesson in newton's first law. (cute student sot) "it's like a body at rest stays at rest, but a body in motion stays in motion." after testing the idea in a few classrooms last year... the school dumped all of its old-fashioiod desks... replacing them with taller
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one. (fryer question) "if someone walks in and says, 'well, kids shouldn't be standing all day,' what do you sayo that?" (principal sot) "we actually don't have them standing all day." students can take a seat... whenever they're feeling tired... and every desk has a "fidget bar"... to keep kids moving. (studentntot) "and it releaseses your energy and it's not having you hunched over." studies have documented the many health problems tied to sitting too much. researcher james levine says getting kids to move more during the school day... actually helps them in the classroom. (researcher sot) "their scores are better. their attention is better. their is better." the biggest challenge: cost. parents at vallecito raised 110-thousand dollars for new desks... with help from juliet starrett's organization "staup kids." (sot) "our mission is to get these desks into as many public schools as we can in the next 10 years. hopefully all standing desks are gradually popping up in classrooms and offices around the country. (cute kid sot) "and i think for asking for them." movement. joe fryer, nbc news, san rafael,
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football season is winding down, which means the playoffs are just around the corner. several teams are still looking for a playoff berth. sioux city west and des moines hoover are two of those teams, and they played each other last night. the sports fource morning wrap is next.
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dozens of sisixland football teamamended their seasons on thusday night. ktiv's brad pautsch has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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sioux city west won just two of their first eight games, but a win over des moines hoover would put the wolverines in the class 4a playoffs. the wolverines could tie the huskies at 2 2 in district play -- and would o o the tie- breaker. over, 5-3 overall -- could also clinch with a victory. west head coach trever case snapped an 11-game losing skid earlier this season. hoover strikes first -- on third down -- wilfrid kouakow with an 8- yard tstrike to dom marchel -- it's 7-nothing. west comes right back on their next possession -- noah mcwell with the bomb to corentz dunson -- that's a 53-yard touchdown to make it 7-7. but hoover's offense was clicking -- omar moldanado gets loose for a 37-yard score. huskies lead 14-7 after a quarter. just before halftime -- the huskies pad their lead -- great vision by jerry ziaty -- the 18-yard td makes it 20-7 at the haaf and over ends west's season 34-14. dakota valley taking on wagner -- both teams with one win. early in the 1st -- the panthers already up 7-nothing -- gage butler looking to add to it -- breaks down the sideline but steps out before he's tackled -- that would lead to another dv - td. butler's return sets this up -- austin carter running for the edge -- dives into the endzone -- the panthers with a 21-8 lead after a quarter. in the 2nd -- dakota valley keeps pouring it on -- luke schmitt dropping back -- tyler johnson torches the corner at the snap -- dakota valley blows out wagner, 43-8. both teams fighting a light, spitting rain thrrughout the ight. catholic gets on the board irst - - avid engelhaupt goes in fromom 9 yards out knights take a 7-0
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leled after their first ssession. still 7-0 midway through the 2nd - boone central, newman grove going for it on 4th and 6 - but the knights get to the quarterback for the sack. norfolk catholic then goes right down the field - miles vrbka to matt miller - 9 yard touchdown. then the knights pour it on - engelhaupt getting loose again - 52 yards on a draw down to the 1 - they punch it in on the next play for a 20-0 lead. and then the exclamation mark - trickery in the f fnal minute of the haa - engelhaupt passing to andy bettenhausen - 28-nothing half and norfolk catholic stays perfect, 42- 14. see live reports from battle creek at 6 and hull western at ten. r more go to ktiv.c.c. i'm
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sports fource morning wrap. >> some showers this morning. but will it clear out for our weekend? ben's in next with the details. plus one kansas city royals fan is showing his support in a big
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> wx timer @ 1:15 umbrellas today with on and off showers expected throughout most of our friday along with a few rumbles of thunder. the good news for football game goers tonight is that the rain should begin to taper this evening, although a leftover shower or three is possible for kickoff time in some northwest iowa towns. most should be dry though as cool and breezy conditions take over with northwest winds at 15-25 miles per hour and temperatures bottoming out in the 40s. clouds should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autumn weekend before showers and cooler weather return by the middle of next week.
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a missouri baseball fan has built a chair fit for ... well, a kansas city royal! he put together a giant throne emblazoned with the team's colors and logo. it's certainly attracting a lot of attention. melissa stern has the story: (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "i made a couple other ones before that, and my
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wife came up with the idea." tim prudden built this chair about a month ago.. (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) quick "a conversation piece i guess." prudden and his wife live in greenwood, missouri, and their front lawn is filled with other chairs prudden has built. now they have another -- this time, with a crown. (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "its just for fun, people come over, sit in it, take their picture in it... prudden's daughter in law was so impressed, she wanted the royals and all the fafa to see it. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim prudden's daughter-in-law) quick "i couldnt believe how big it was. she took to twitter to share the royals throne. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim prudden's daughter-in-law) "at first, when we tweeted it out, my phone was going off like crazy." prudden owns a construction company, and does this for fun... (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "i can build about anything, yes, i think." he built this chair all by himself... (tim prudden/built giant royals chair) "i probably have almost 40 hours in that the pruddens are big royals fans. they watch all the games, even went to a couple last week. now they're talking about putting a big screen outside to watch from the chair. (mckenzie mackey prudden/tim prudden's daughter-in-law) "this city and sports is like no other city, and so, i think when you have something like this, people think its so fun and
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exciting." it's . we're back after the break with a recap of hillary clinton's testimony during the 11-hour benghazi hearing... and what the tri- state governors had to say about the future of
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good morning and welcome back. some of the stories you'll see in this half hour of news 4 today... a grueling 11- hour hearing in washington puts hillary clinton in the hot seat. the former secretary of state weathered a marathon hearing on benghazi as republicans questioned her leadership, her private email server and the deaths of four americans in the 2012 terror attack. a recap from washington, coming up.
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nebraska, and south dakota met in siouxland to talk about the future of their states. hear what they had to say on education, jobs, and the housing shortage. and some siouxland students take their gym class to the sky. they trade in rackets and balls for harnesses and helmets to try ziplining. that s sry, plus our spotlight on siouxland kids celebrating their 4th birthdays, and parachuting beavers. but first, ben grabbed his umbrella and put on his patio.
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it was a late night for hillary clinton... testifying before the congressional committee investigating the deadly benghazi attacks that killed four americans. what we thought wowod last eight hours... went much longer. tracie potts is in washington where the questioning finally wrapped
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(sot: rep. adam schiff/ (d) california :00-:0202 "i don't know how you're doing but i'm exhausted." after 11 hours republicans admit... they didn't learn much: (sot: rep. trey gowdy (r-sc)/ chairman, house select cmte on benghazi :07- :11) "i don't know that she testified that much differently today than previous testimonies." it went on... and on.. and on... (rep linda sanchez nat sot off cam, "how late are we going tonight?") (clinton nat sot, "... serving breakfast congngssman? ") so long at one point clinton could barely talk (nats of h h coughing) this time, clinton kept her cool: (sot: fmr. secy of state hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate :26- :28) "i've done everything i know to do." republicans honed in on emails... what's there... and what's missing: (sot: fmr. secy of state hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate :32- - 5) "i dididt conduct business that i did primarily on email." (sot: rep. l ln westmoreland /
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matter of if you knew about it - it's what you did about it - and the answer is nothing!" chair of creating an unnecessary show: (d-md)/ ranking member, house select cmte on benghazi :50-:56) "do we want to badger you over and over again until we do get talking about?" clinton focused on the four americans killed in the 2012 attacks in bennhazi. (sot: mr. secy of state hillary cliiton/ (d) presidential candidate 1:01-1:03) "i've lost more sleep than all of you put together." it quickly deteriorated into partisan bickering: (sot: rep. trey gowdy (r-sc)/ chairman, house select cmte on benghazi 1:06- 1:10) "you need to make correct." (sot: rep. elijah cummings (d-md)/ ranking member, house select cmte on benghazi) "and that's exactly what i want to do!" hundreds of security requests from ambassador chris stevens never reached clinton's desk: (sot: rep. mike pompeo/ (r) kansas 1:16-1:23) "over 600 requests - you've testified here reached yoor desk, is that corrct?" (sot: fmr. secy of state hililary candidate) "that's correct." half a day under the resolution. and more witnesses... bfore this committee wraps up its work. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. an american commando was killed yesterday during a rescue mission in iraq. it happened when u-s, iraqi and kurdish troops hawija.
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the commando is the first american soldier killed in action in iraq in four years. the mission saved 70 hostages from possible e prisoners innuded iraqi securitt forces. paul ryan announced last night that he is officially running for speaker of the house. the wisconsin representativ e sena letter to members of the house republican conference... informing them of his candidacy. returning to his office on capitol hill with his d.c. give further the congressman told reporters his the memo is ryan's rallying cry to republicans... for a more unified g-o-p under his leadership. a new w ll says donald trump is no longer the front-runner among republicans in iowa. a quinnipiac university poll of likely iowa g-o-p caucus-goers says ben carson now leads the g- o-p presidential field in the state with 28 percent. this is the first major poll showing trump trailing by a significant margin in an early primimy or cauaus the tri-state governor's conference yesterday was full of local business and political leaders who came together to listen to all three
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about where they see their economies going. ktiv's tiffany lane was at the conference and has the details.
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that they're interested in doing," said ricketts. vernor dauggard also sayssit's key to bring iiworkers fromm outside the area to fuuher the growth. "happily the flip side of their bad unemployment numbers, their high unemployement numbers is that it incents tm to come to place," said daugaard. "now people they used to be. but they are still willing to move in some cases for a good job." with more jobs comes the issue of housing and the siouxland area is currently experiencing a housing shortage. "we at the state level can help share some of those best practices, whether it's going to be a solution that cavelis came up with developing their own subdivision, whether it's going to be something like fare berry where local peeple got together buy houses and renovate them to create more housing stock," said ricketts. ricketts says some other things the state can help communities with is finding obstacles where there can be regulatoto issues and solve e em. >>
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sioux city next wednesday. he will discuss a program that combines workforce development, economic development and education. rocket manufacturin g held an open house event yesterday at rock valley high school as part of manufacturing day. area businesses, schools and community members were all invited to the event, which was created in hopes of drawing attention to the opportunities a career in manufacturin g can provide. the program is a self- sustaining, student-run manufacturing business, the first of its kind in the state of iowa. "i think that it gives us a real world perspective, and like...we can go talk to these comomnies and stuff, and get oursrsves out there." said student noah bartels. school officials say they believe this program gives students a head start over other iowa students in the fld of manufacturing. "for our students, it provides opportunities for our students that are going to enter the workforce right away after high school, providing them with be able to enter the workforce right here in rock valley." said chad janzen, superintendent,
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rock valley community school district. program leaders say there are e some big things in the works for rocket manufacturin g and they will continue to work on projects for the community. students at bishop heelan high school clipped in for some high-flying fun yesterday. the iowa army national guard brought a zipline to the p-e class. guard recruiters say it's a fun way to meet young adults. and the students say they loved it! "the zipline is a very, very high commodity, we've been trying to get it for the past 3 years. this has probably been t t most excited i've ever seen p.p. students for p.e. class," said bishop heelan foster. the recruiters also provided information about the guard to any students who were interested. the los angeles zoo has adadd a new long- leggededember to their
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should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autumn weekend before showers and cooler weather return by the see graphics. >> a baby giraffe is stretching its long legs for the first time in public at the los angeles zoo in california. the two-week-old male masai was born at just under six-feet tall... weighing 130-pounds. the healthy mother and baby didn't need any assistance from zoo staff during birth. the new giraffe is the fiist born to four-year-oll mother zainabu. a threateteed species... the zoo welcomes visitors to come see the baby masai... who is expected to be nearly 10-feet tall by its first birtday. we're back with a clip from the tonight show.. we'll also have celebrity birthdays... and some ecial 4 year olds celebrating a birthday this week. and there's a new character on sesame street. we'll meet her when we come
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if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food to higher insurance rates for homes and businesses, the economic damage will only get worse. but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricity and spur innovation to create new businesses a a jobs.
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so, what are we waiting for? > if you didn't catch the tonight
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on the show tonight, donald trump, terrence howard and pharrel williams. you can catch the tonight show with jimmy fallon right here on n iv at 10:35 after news 4. there's a new special character on sesame street. julia, a character who has autism joined elmo, big bird and the rest of the sesame street family. julia is part of an initiative sesame street launched earlier this week to promote awareness about autism. the program is available as an app and on desktop. it includes daily routine cards and resources to help family, friends and others
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who enenunter chchdren with autism. friday al- actor ryan reynolds is 39 sarah- tv personality and host cat deeley is 39 al- parodist "weird al" yankovic is 56 sarah- country singer dwight yoakam is 59 al- soccer great pele (pay-lay)y)s 75 sarah- cathy te slaa our first 4 on 4 birthday of the week is elyza from galva, iowa. she turned 4 on sunday, october 18th. elyza loves all the disney elsa and anna. and she loves to help her next is ella.
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she celebrated her 4th birthday on monday, october 19th. she's from sioux city and enjoys riding her bike, eating ice cream, and spending time with family. from... akron, iowa... is kathryn. she too turned 4 on monday, october 19th. kathryn loves coloring, playing with dolls, and minnie mouse. alaska turned 4 on tuesday, october 20th. she's from westfield, , wa. alaska loves riding horsesesnd playing dress up. also celebrating a tuesday october 20th birthday, is joscelyn. she's from estherville, iowa. joscelyn loves the movie frozen. she also likes hello kitty and playing with her dolls. a happy birthday to ellie of sioux city. her birthday was tuesday, october 20th. ellie enjoys dancing and singing. she loves horses and spending time with her family. from schaller, iowa... we have madelyn. shshturned 4 on thursdada october 22ndnd madelyn n kes to play with dolls and dress up. she enjoys playing outdoors with her older siblings. up next... is millie. she also celebrated her 4th
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birthday on thursday, october 22. millie is from bloomfield, nebraska. her favorite color is pink. she likes to play dress up, paint, and play with her brother. and our last 4 on 4 birthday of the week is carter. carter is from le mars, iowa and celebrates his birthday tomorrow, saturday, october 24th. he enjoys playing outside,e, reading, putting puzzleletotother and playing with his john deere tractors. do you have a siouxland did celebrating a fourth birthday? send us their picture about a week ahead of time, some fun facts about them and we'll put it on friday 4 on 4's. >
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breezy conditions take over with northwest winds at 15-25 miles per hour and temperatures bottoming out in the 40s. clouds should move out saturday morning giving most a sunny afternoon with highs in the 60s, which will mark the start of a mild autumn weekend before showers and cooler weather return by the middle of next week. see graphics. >> we're winding down things down on this friday edition of news 4 today. when we come back, we'll recap some of our top siouxland headlines s is morning. plus... a video from the 1950's has resurfaced. beaver's are flying! we'll explain why after the
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if you're just tuning in, here's a quick look at our top siouxland news headlines this friday morning. the governors of all three siouxland states meet in south sioux city. terry branstad of iowa, pete ricketts of nebraska and dennis daugaard of south dakota took part in the 14th tri- state governor's conference yesterday. nearly 200 leaders in government, business and economics took part in the discussion. one big topic, attracting and keeping workers in each state. e siouxland tanzaniaia educationalaledical ministries gets a big boost. the group's 19th "night of hop fundraiser city. the auction included big- ticket items like vacation stays at homes in hawaii and the florida keys. there were also tickets to next month's hawkeye- husker football game and a 6-carat tanzanite ring. "stemm" has been raising funds to provide people in tanzania with education, medical care and housing for 19 years. careererin manufacturin g were the focus of an event at rock valley high school yesterday.
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it was an open house put on by "rocket manufacturin g", a student-run program that is the first of its kind in iowa. area businesses, schools and community members were invited to come see the opportunities in manufacturin g. school officials say the program gives a head- start to students who plan to enter the workforce right out of high school. students at bishop heelan high school clipped in for somemehigh-flying fun thururay. the e wa army national guaua brought a zipline to the p-e class. guard recruiters say it's a fun way to meet young adults. they provided information about the guard to any students who were interested. > long lost fi footage from the
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a little known animal relocation effort that involved trapping and airdropping live beavers. more than a half century ago in an effort to deal with an overpopulatio n of beavers in some regions... the idaho department of fish and game capturededeavers, packed them m into boxes, attached parachutes and dropped them from a plane into the wilderness. but animal lovers can breathe a sigh if relief, it appears all beavers survived their flying adventures unharmed.
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good morning. breaking news.
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a tour bus collis with a truck in france an bursts into flames. at least 42 people killed, only 8 got out. this morning we'll have a live report. strongest storm ever. patricia becomes a category 5 with 200-mile-hour winds. forecasters say this is the most powerful hurricane on record, and it's expected to hit the mexican coastline tonight. marathon on the hill. >> and i've thought more about what happened than all of you put together. >> hillary clinton faces an 11-hour day on benghazi. >> what did you do? what do you want? >> did you ever talk to ambassador stevens when all of this was going on in the hotbed of libya? >> you knew the truth. that's not what the american people got. >> i don't know what we want fromomyou. doe wantto badger you over and over again until we get tired until we get the gotcha moment that he's talking about. we're better than at. >> has hillary clinton put t controversy behind her?
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