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they can supplement. but that's going to be a process that involves hard, methodical work. it's not going to be something good afternoon, thanks for joining us. i'm matt breen. al will be back at 6 and 10, tonight. a defense lawyer says a sioux city man, who's accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, plans to use an insanity or diminished- capacity defense. attorney mike williams filed notice with the court for 35-year-old isack abdinur. abdinur has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge in the june stabbing of 43-year-old cornelia stead in her sioux city apartment. police say the two were romantically involved. abdinur already has been evaluated by a defense psychologist, and is
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by a prosecution expert. his trial is scheduled to begin on january 26th. minneapolis police say at least five people were shot near protests in the wake of the shooting death of 24-year-old jamar clark. reports came in just before eleven o'clock last night of a shooting near the fourth precinct, were protests are in their tenth day. right now, it is not clear on the exact number of people shot as some shooting victims found their own way to a hospital. police say five people are being treated at local hospitals for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. the president of france met with president barack obama, at the white house, today... francois hollande's trip is part of a diplomatic push to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the islamic state. the president acknowledge d that isis poses a serious threat to the united states, and the citizens of the world. he called for the terror group's destruction, and called on france to help. "it cannot be tolerated," said president obama. "it must be destroyed. and, we must do it together. this is
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us here today." the president declared "total solidarity" with france and pledging to bring justice to the perpetrators of the paris attacks. russian military helicopters today are searching for the pilots from a russian warplane downed near the syrian border. turkish officials said turkish fighter jets shot down the russian-made jet near the syrian border after repeatedly warning it over air space violations. moscow said it could prove the jet had not left syrian air space. the plane's final moments, and images of two parachutes opening, midair, were caught on camera. all four crew members aboard a military helicopter that crashed at fort hood in texas yesterday afternoon were killed. the crew's u-h-60 chopper went down in the northeast portion of the fort hood range. emergency crews found the wreckage after an extensive search. the members of the division west, first army were on a routine training mission at the time. the cause of the crash is under investigation. the army said it would not release the names of the victims until 24 hours after
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a bomb exploded outside the building of the federation of greek enterprises in central athens... causing damage, but no injuries. the nighttime blast occurred early today near athens' main square. the area had been cordoned off by police following warning telephone calls made to two athens daily newspapers. > weather ad-lib we'll see another day of widespread melting today. highs will once again reach the 40s with a few 50s southwest and some 30s northeast with a decent amount of sunshine and steady southeasterly winds. more widespread fog and drizzle will develop tonight and continue into wednesday that could make visibilities a bit low for you holiday travelers. see graphics.
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thanksgiving travel is already underway... as millions of americans hit the road and take to the skies. in the wake of the recent paris attacks, some travelers are being asked to pack their patience as they deal with stepped-up security at the nations airports. nbc's wendy woolfolk has the latest from a busy interstate near chicago...
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refineries has made the perfect set up for the lowest prices at the pump in more than five years"! (s/ marshall doney / ceo, aaa ) "on average drivers are saving 10 to 25 dollars every time they head to the gas station, which really adds up fast."" but there will be nothing fast about airport security lines"! especially when ticket prices are down 9- percent from last year, according to orbitz. (s/ jeanenne tornatore / orbitz, senior editor ) "even if you are headed through those tsa precheck lines, make sure you are allowing yourself plenty of extra time." with new terror threats from isis"! and in light of recent attacks in paris, the state department worldwide has issued an new worldwide travel alert"! meaning even more scrutiny at all airports. (s/ suzanna woods / passenger ) "with that you're gonna notice there's gonna be a back up in the line...but for me, it's priceless.. you know, peace of mind is priceless." because you cannot put a price on a holiday season. wendy woolfolk, nbc news chicago. (--- reporter live tag ---) --reporter ad-lib w/ latest travel info-- i'm wendy woolfolk in schiller park, illinois... now back to you. >> ford is recalling more than 450-thousand cars because of a potential fuel leak.
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the recall includes 2010 and 2011 ford fusion and mercury milan models built at a ford assembly plant in mexico. the vehicles have a canister purge valve that may malfunction and cause a crack in the fuel tank, which could eventually lead to a fire. company officials say they are not aware of any accidents, injuries, or fires related to the defect. ford and mercury dealers will update software and inspect the fuel tanks of affected vehicles at no cost to the customer. more than a dozen reports of injuries has prompted the recall of about 720- thousand glass jar candles. the glass lid can break when the jar is being opened. they were sold nationwide at dollar general and family dollar under various brand names, scents and colors from february through november. iowa gop caucusgoers favor donald trump and ted cruz according to a new poll. the poll, done by quinnipiac university shows trump with 25-percent support of likely republican caucusgoers. trump regained the lead from dr. ben carson. cruz earned 23 percent support in the latest poll.
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that's more than double the 10 percent support he had the last time quinnipiac polled, in late october. last night, donald trump reiterated his position on waterboarding. trump said at a columbus, ohio rally that he would approve it, saying it works. he went on to say quote "if it doesn't work, they deserve it anyway for what they're doing." a senate report released nearly one year ago came to the conclusion that the harsh interrogation techniques used by the c- i-a in the years after september 11th were essentially useless. president barack obama will honor the 2015 medal of honor recipients in a ceremony at the white house. there are 17 honorees this year. among the winners, director steven spielberg, the late yankees player, manager and coach yogi berra, baseball hall of famer willie mays, grammy winner james taylor, and actress and singer barbara streisand. two lucky turkeys are celebrating its freedom, today. no dinner table for "tom one" or "tom two", this thanksgiving. the pair arrived at san francisco international airport to make their journey to
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washington, d.c. aboard a united flight dubbed "turkey one." actors posing as secret service agents were on hand to ensure top notch security for the birds. "tom one" was chosen from a flock of 20, and will be pardoned by president obama in a rose garden ceremony tomorrow. both birds will be sent to live on a farm in virginia. a thanksgiving meal isn't complete without a tasty pie to top off the turkey. and one rock valley, iowa woman has been busy making more than a hundred homemade pies for the holidays. rachael vande weerd started her pie business a few years ago, after moving back to her hometown to take care of her aging grandparents. she needed a break from the daily routine, and learned how to make her mom's sour cream raisin pie. she mastered that and 23 others flavors and now sells her pies all around town. "restaurants started asking and i said, "sure," and then the local grocery store started carrying it and it's just like i get to be in the home doing what i like to do, grandma is enjoying herself and people get pies, it's a win win," says rachael vande
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be sure to watch sarah te slaa's special report, thera-pie, tonight on ktiv news 4 at 10. for those travelling to celebrate thanksgiving, this year, you might encounter some wintry weather. ben returns after the break to break down the forecast for your holiday here's the live view from our skycam in spencer, iowa, where it's and degrees this
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year, be sure to keep an eye on the weather as you make your thanksgiving travel plans. see graphics. >>
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the ho chunk centre is all
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holidays. the 23rd annual festival of trees got underway last night in the atrium of the downtown sioux city building. siouxlanders stopped by for the kickoff ceremonies and to place bids on christmas trees that have been decorated and donated by local businesses and groups. every year, the festival benefits a local charity. this year, the proceeds will go to the siouxland autism support group. "it's great to have the community turn out supporting events that are helping others through the season and after the season," said mary ann niemeier. you can place bids on the trees up through december 3rd, when they'll be sold in a live auction, starting at the top silent bid. shrimp are pretty small. in fact, the word is used as a slang term for "small." but, one restaurant chain is super sizing the shrimp they serve. the story, next on "news 4 at noon."
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join us for real change. red lobster announced it's changing the size of its shrimp. the casual dining restaurant is rolling out bigger shrimp in nearly 70 percent of its lunch and dinner entrees.
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scampi and skewers dishes will now be between 47 percent and 86 percent larger than before. it's a nod to customers' requests after combing through responses from more than ten- thousand customers. > u.s. stocks are mostly lower as traders worry about weaker economic
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the middle east. still ahead on news four at noon... all non-profits try to find unique ways to get their names out and raise money for their organization... but, some brave volunteers of the cherokee community theater are willing to bare it all for the organization they love. we'll have a behind the scenes look at their shoot, next. here's a live look at west lake okoboji from okoboji jeb bush: leadership means you've got to be all in. it's not about yappin'. it's not about talking. it's about doing. i know how to do this because i was privileged to serve in florida for eight years. and we turned the systems upside down that weren't working. 1.3 million new jobs were created. we cut taxes every year. income rose in people's pockets. people were lifted out of poverty. children started to learn. as president of the united states, i pledge to you that i will solve problems. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the
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skycam... the volunteers at the cherokee community theater are selling a calendar to promote their upcoming show. ktiv's sarah te slaa gives us a sneak peek at the tongue and cheek calendar.
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guess my reaction was, "oh why not? sure let's go ahead,"" says amy. so with a few strategically placed props, they bared it all to benefit the theater. 14:12 "when i told my kids and my son-in- law, his eyebrows when up a bit and he said, "what?" says amy. 16:35 "it's an wonderful opportunity to make some extra funds to improve our surroundings, so i was all for it," says mollie. that's miss july. 16:521 "i'm showing off my wonderful hobby of making great tea," says mollie. but it's not exactly playboy... "sarah you've got to be kidding me, playboy? look at us. we weren't playboy 30 years ago it won't raise many eyebrows. 24:10 "i don't think we are going to see this one up in garage very often. a mechanic won't have this hanging on their wall," says linn. 20:05 "you are going to find that we're not all skinny models in this," says mollie. it's all tastefully done, but that doesn't mean there weren't a few chuckles while shooting the cheeky calendar. 12:14 we'll sure, yeah, it's not
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25:43 "i basically had to disrobe in the parking lot of the ctt to take the photo and i was really hoping nobody i knew drove by," says linn. 25:01 "the problem is a lot of us are older women and we think our tea cups should be in certain places and they aren't anymore. there is the problem," says mollie. so how far were they willing to go? 6:25 if you'd like to know how nude they are, you're going to have to buy the calendar from 4 months to 88 years old... the photos capture their personalities.. . and promote their upcoming show. 31:05 "the show is only beauty at any age, tis' about people pulling together to accomplish something dear to their hearts and that's what the people of cherokee do for the theater we have all walks of life from every age range who will come here donate their time and donate their effort for something they love," says linn. in cherokee, iowa, sarah te slaa, ktiv news 4. >> the calendars will go on sale this friday for $25
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for the theatre. you can buy them at several stores around cheorkee, at the theater, or order them through the theater's facebook page or website. we've posted that information inside this story on our website at and if you want to check out the show, "calendar girls," it runs friday through sunday the first two weekends in december. up next... how you can enjoy the sounds of the season. that's "around siouxland", after the break. america's never been a country of quitters. it's not who we are. we don't ignore threats like climate change. we face our problems head-on. with american-made clean energy, we can end our dependence on foreign oil... spark new innovation... and create millions of new jobs. solving our climate crisis starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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coming up. here to tell us a little bit more about the jill miller concert coming up is bev and jill miller herself. thank you both so much for being here. thank you for having us. jill let's start with you. you guys have done this for how many years now? this will be our ninth year. and this is to benefit the sunrise retirement center? yes it is. give us some of the details about the concert coming up. we're really excited. i have a brand new cd coming out called king of kings so we will be doing all of the songs off the new cd. it's kind of our cd release in celebration with sunrise. a special treat this year, my producer and friend and co-writer on the project, he co-wrote four of the songs with me, will be jimmy nichols who plays piano and is the musical director for reba, and faith hill, and plays for carrie underwood and all these people. he's
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nashville to be in the show. kevin king will be singing with me as well. it's going to be a great night with great new music. a family friendly, fun evening. i was going to ask, what type of music will we hear? you'll hear traditional christmas carols as well as some that i've written, it's going to be a really good variety. we have a few little extras. there's going to be everything from jazz to blue grass, to traditional, to country so it's a very eclectic show. you'll love something in there for sure right? absolutely. bev how is this money going to be used at sunrise? it's to help take care of costs that some of our residents just can't afford so it funds our gratuitous care. talk about some of the services that sunrise retirement center provides. we are a community not for profit so we do a continuum of care, a spectrum of services. independent living, assisted, nursing care, memory care, and rehab care. we have a home care line as well. you can get your tickets, it is saturday november 28th 7 at the orpheum. be sure to get your tickets in advance or at the door or online too. thank you both so much for being here. thank you. thanks for joining us for around siouxland. >>
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