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winter storm warning in effect until midnight tuesday night winter weather advisory in effect r holt countt from 6 am through tuesesy 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of accmulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day. see
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iowa, nebraska, or south dakota. the e esidential candidateteare now speaking out about friday's shooting at a colorado planned parenthood facility. while investigators say it's too early to determine a motive yet... planned parenthood says the suspect was motivated by opposition to abortion. reid binion has the latest.
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admitted to having anti- viewewto investigators. however, he says, they have not dettrmined a motiti. presisiential candddates are weighing in on the attack. (mike huckabee/(r) presidential candidate) "regardless of why he did it, what he did is domestic terrorism, and what he did is absolutely abominable, movement." g-o-p fruntrunner ben carson did not go as far as call it domestic terrorism. he instead put the blame on heated rhetoric. (dr. ben carson/(r) presidential candidate) the real problem is we have become coarseeand hateful totoards chother demococatic candidatts hilary clinton and bernie sanders were the first to respond on friday. both tweeting their support for the clinic using the hashtag "stand with p- p." on the right... other candidates were quick to distance the shooting from the politics (carly fiorina / (r) presidential candidate) what i would say to anyone who tries to link this terrible tragedy to anyone who opposes abortion or opposes the sale of body parts is, this is typical left-wing tactics. (voicc of donald trump/ (r) presidentialalcandidate)i think he'' a sick person and i think he was a -- probably a person ready to go. we don't even know the purpose -- i mean, he hasn't come out to the best of my knowledge with a statement as to why it happened to be at that location.>> a bond hearing is set today for chicago police officer jason van dyke- charged with murder in the
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shooting death of laquan mcdonald. dashcam video shows mcdonald being shot 16 times- some shots fired after the 17-year-old fell to the groundnd the rrlease of ttt video last week parked protests in response to the october 20-14 shooting. van dyke's lawyer says the officer opened fire because he feared for his life and those of other mcdonald had a knife. the first of six baltimore police officers involved in the death of freddie gray goes to today. gray died in april, a week after sustaining grave injuries while in the back of a baltimore his death sparked riots in the city. the charges against william porter include involuntary manslaughter and second degree assault. all six officers will be tried separately. prosecutors plan to call porter as a witness against at least two other officers. an online threat has prompted the university of chicago to cancel classes today. school officials say the f-b-i that an unknown posted an online threat of gun violence against the school's campus quad. the school posted the cancellation alert on its website and sent a l lter to students and facultyleaders called the closing a "precaution"
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and urged everyone to avoid coming to campus unless it's an emergency. the f-b-i is continuing to investigate the source and possible motive behind the threat. a bus carrying dozens of college ststents overturned in southern virginia. police say the bus was carrying 49 passengers from virginia tech, radford university, and the university of virginia when it overturned and was then hit by a car in chesterfield. at least 33 people were hurt... including one critically. popoce say the bus was c crying the college studenen from richmond to their various schools. investigators are working to determine what caused the crash. omaha police have identified two victims from a shooting that occurred over the weekend. police say 21-year-old jonathan johnson died from gunshot wounds saturday at creighton medical center. a second man, 21-year-old suffered non-life- threatening officers were called to the shooting around 11 a.m. saturday. authorities say the investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information should
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authorities are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in downtown des moines. des moines police say 21- year-old edmanuel perez was killed and 23- year-old andrew hurley-boyd was hospitalized. officers responded to the incident around 1:10 sunday morning in the city's popular court avenue district. polili say investigators are working to locate potential suspects. the fatal shooting is the 17th homicide in des moines this year. downtown sioux city is home to many locally owned shops. siouxlanders were encouraged to support those local businesses over the weekend, on "small business saturday." ktiv's'sommie clark shares how "the whistle stop" on nebraska street, was a popular place on saturday.
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years ago when he decided to antique shop. he sells everything from half-a-century old toy cars to classic furniture. "the first time i think i started going to antique stores i was 10- years-old. i had a paper route and when i when i got paid i'd go buy something at the antique store,"said the whistle stop owner, charles swaggerty. swaggerty says "small business saturday" is especially important for stores like his. "i think it's important to have local businesses instead of going to the big box stores. we usually have done well on small business saturday. a lot of our renters are running sales right now from 10% to 50% off so it's a big day for us," said the whistle stop owner, charles of his shop to dozens of vendors. one of those renters is sioux city native and vietnam veteran, rob hardy. he says every day's a bit more fun and he's happy to be at the whistle stop. "at retired status you have to find something to do so luckily i got into chuck's shop here on nebraska...which i consider to be the best," said vendor, rob hardy. they say "small business saturday" helps support local business owners and their families. each business provides something special to siouxland. in sioux city...tommie
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pierce street coffee works is another siouxland shop that benefits from "small business saturday." 21 years ago ron johns helped open the coffee shop because he felt like sioux city needed a a od coffee house. he says throughout the shop's years-- it's always had great support from local customers. business you know mom and pop kind of come to and support the employees that work here things like that i just think it's a great place to hang out," said pierce street coffee works owner, ron johns. pierce street coffee works days a week. black friday may be over, but that doesn't mean the special deals have stopped. coming up, we'll show you ways that you can still save money this holiday season.
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forecast next! >
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winter weather advisory in effect for holt county from 6 am through tuesday 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't conttn much in the way of cumulating snow, wever it willllikely contain some feezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day. lingering light snow remains possible for monday night and tuesday and when all is said and done, some areas in northern and eastern siouxland could see as much as a foot of snow with the majority of the viewing area expected to get at least 5-6 inches. the weather really begins to quiet down on wednesdada as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and weekend. see graphics. >> the holiday shopping season is in full force. retailers are spreading out sales and dumping deals to get shoppers spendinin mark barger explains how the traditional deal days are transforming
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strategy this year in the summer." not only has "black friday" morphed. (sot: raymond taylor / marketing professor, villanova school of business) "i don't think there's any question we're moving towards a black november." "cyber monday"'s no longer just one day. (sot: lindsey turrentine / editor-in-chief, cnet) "some are calling it cyber week" in fact, the majority of online holiday shopping traffic is expected to come from mobile devices for the first time, according to adobe. but with expanding promotion periods... it can be tough sorting out the best deal. making a list and checking it twice can help. (sot: lindsey turrentine / editor-in-chief, cnet) "know what you want and always go and compare at amazon that's my big tip" if you're after a must have holiday toy.... get it before it's gone... regardless of the deal. (sototlindsey turrentine / / editor-in-chief, cnet) "once you spend the money if another retailer sells something for can often go back and get but if you're flexible on what you want, procrastination might pay off when retailers size up their initial holiday sales figures in early december. (sot: lindsey turrentine / editor-in-chief, cnet) "if they start to see a weakness, they'll throw out some more e als, so you may find really steep discounts as you get closer and closer to december 25th." which could make the holiday shopping
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that was mark barger reporting. another tip for online shopping... know your credit card policies on fraudulent purchases and keep an eye on those statements-- even after the holidays. sometimes bogus charges can sneak through after the new year. the n-a-i-a national volleyball tournament is back! 24 teams have arrived from across the country to crown a national volleybybl champion. and it's a big boost to the hostst city... of sioux city. that's coming up on news four
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is playing host this week to the n-a-i-a national volleyball tournament. two dozen teams frfr across the country are in town.. and in all, some 20,000 people will be at the tyson events center seats and courts. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with n-a-i-a staff and the players as they arrived for practice yesterday.
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restaurants also are used by these same teams and i'm sure on their off days when they don't have anything to do their at the movie theatre or at the mall. i think it has a huge impact on sioux city," said na commitee member, sheryl gamble. "that really helps the hotel side of things because they'e gauranteed to stay in hotels all week long in sioux city so that's a pretty cool aspect to a tournament like this," said naia volleyball co- tournament director, corey westra. anan local teams like briar cliff appreciate the impact too. "we're just happy that we have the opportunity to come here and play because not every team so we're pretty lucky that sioux city hosts the national tournament," said briar cliff university senior volleyball middle blocker, breanna nogelmeier. >> the best of the best in the college volleyball arena will take to the courts tomorrow. and the tournament runs through the 5th. the teams participating in the naia tournament are not only here to play y olleyball, but to give backk theirirtournament director says at the end of the day-- they want the athletes' college experience to be more than setting a ball. that's why they hold a youth clinic every year when the tournament comes around. that clinic was held yesterday for grades 3rd through 8th. the free clinic was open to all
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area girls. n-a-i-a players taught basic skills like passing, setting, serving and h hting. "it makes me feel good that they look up to us so much and that i can interact with them because i mean they'll come to our games all week if weather permitting and they'll point to us and be like hey that's that girl that helped me pass or set and they look up to us as role models. that's what this clinic is about," said briar cliff university senior volleyball middle blocker, breanna nogelmeier. tomorrow morning n-a-i-a will host that same clinic for special olympics athletes. the weather could get pretty nasty today. ben's in next to tete us more about the snow storm headed our way. and a hospital in north carolina hosted a wedding last week. we'll have that touching story
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> > a north carolina hospital played host to an event it doesn't see very often-- a wedding, held in a patient's room. staff organized the ceremony so o woman's terminally ill father could
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participate. erica bryant has the story:
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"real important, he's my best friend. daddy said that we should marry next month on the 25th because it's a good day. i guess because he likes christmas. but we made it today, and i i glad he was there and alert and orienend." jubal kirby told everyone he's not giving up. he just wanted to do this to make sure he fulfilled one of his goals in life. his daughter is ready - making plans outside these walls - to do this all over again. (voice of kaila kirby/bride) "he's hopefully going to be there for the next wedding i plan on having so he can actually walk me down the aisle." >> it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 todada first though.. herere a look at some of the events on the
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good morning. i'm al joens. sarah has the day off. coming up in this half hour of news.... president obama is in paris today for climate meetings. he will try to convince the world to take a stand on climate change. but he's being met with a lot of opposition on the home front. tracie potts is in washington following the very latest on the paris meetings. and santa made his first appearance in sioux city this weekend. kids had the chance to sit on his lap and tell him what they want for christmas. they also got to talk with mrs. clause adn some of santa's helpers. we'll take you there in a little bit. and later.... we'll meet a woman who underwent a new type of heart surgery. the new treatment
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any more medications. we'll show you her story, coming up. but first ben....
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to find out about late starts or school cancellations you can go to our website at ktiv dot com. just go to the weather tab and click on the "closings and delays" link for the most recent updates. schools currently continue to be added to that list. and don't forget to download the free storm team 4 weather app on your phone or tablet. there's interactive radar along with hourly and daily forecasts. for more information about our app, go to ktiv.com
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under the weather tab. in case you are worried about your morning commute, you can take a look at the road conditions. if you need to get somewhere and aren't sure about which roads to take, you can go to ktiv dot com. under the weather tab you will see road reports. from there you can click on iowa, nebraska, or south dakota. president obama is in paris this morning hoping to convince the world to take a stand on climate change. we're already seeing early- morning arrivals as that conference gets underway. tracie potts is following today's developments, from washington.
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determination of parisians to being heard nonetheless." amid silent protests (nats) and clashes with police... nearly 150 world leaders are arriving in paris this morning. president obama is hoping to convince them to cut greenhouse emissions. he calls it a global threat. (sot: president barack obama/ no super :20- :30) "what a powerful rebuke to the terrorists it will be when the world stands as one and shows that we will not be deterred from building a better future for our children." he'll likely face tough opposition back home: ("fox news sunday") super burned in (sot: carly fiorina/ (r) presidential candidate :35- :40) "president obama is delusional on this. he's delusional about the threat, which is apparently why he won't do anything about it." ("cnn state of the union") super burned in (sot: rep. michael mccaul/ (r) texas :41-:53) "i hope while he's talking about climate change in paris. he's talking about how can the nato forces and the u.s. coalition forces and possibly the russians work to defeat and destroy isis." potential sticking points include whether big countries like france and the u-s have a greater responsiblity... dealing with oil-rich countries like saudi arabia... and who pays to help developing nations clear the air?
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plus: small island nations want assurance they'll be protected from storms and rising sea levels that they can't control. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> republican presidential candidate ben carson toured refugee camps in syria and suggested that the camps should serve as a long-term solution to the syrian refugee crisis. carson said that he found a syrian refugee camp in jordan to be quote "quite nice," and that people there would rather stay or return home to syria than come to the united states. the carson campaign released video saturday of dr. carson's visits to two refugee camps. he told associated press that other refugees not taken in by camps could be absorbed by middle eastern countries. his visit came as he tried to strengthen his fluency on international affairs as foreign policy
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becomes a greater focus in the 20-16 presidential contest. a lawyer for the man accused of scaling the white house fence on thanksgiving says his client was "trying to deliver a message." twenty-three-year- old joseph caputo was draped in an american flag when he jumped over a white house fence on thanksgiving -prompting a brief lockdown. caputo's lawyer, stephan seeger, said that his client was "politically- conscious" and trying to "deliver a message" about issues with education and the legal system. court documents stated caputo left a suicide note, but seeger says that could not be quote "further from the truth" and caputo's words were "mischaracterized." caputo is expected to appear in federal court today. the luxembourg heritage society of northwest iowa rolled out the red carpet for two visitors from overseas. claude loutsch and his father traveled more than 4,500 miles to visit the remsen area. they're both farmers from luxembourg and they wanted to see how agriculture's
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u.s. plus, they have relatives who live in plymouth a potluck event took place at the vfw hall in remsen to welcome the two to the area. dozens showed up. remsen was originally settled by luxembourg and german immigrants. the loutsch's will stay in northwest iowa until tuesday before they head to the milwaukee area. recently, siouxlanders came together to talk about the possibility of legalizing marijuana. tommie clark has the details from that meeting.
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officer jim gerhardt spoke to siouxlanders about how the drug he says is one of the most common and deadliest crimes in the united states. and, it's the number one cause of death for those 16-to-24-years old. "people don't recognize their level of impairment they think they're ok. a lot of these folks really convince themselves that marijuana doesn't impair," said thorton, colorado police force and colorado drug investigators gerhardt. gerhardt says it's flat out a drug. now, but you're gonna add significant numbers of problems so if iowans decide to do it just understand you're not gonna get great tax the costs of these social problems by tax revenue. what you're doing basically is you're empowering drug dealers to make a whole lot of money selling this empairing substance and all the collateral problems that come with it and you're in for a long haul if you do it," said thorton, colorado police department north metro task force and colorado drug president, jim gerhardt. decide to legalize the drug, they need to provide more education too. clark...ktiv news 4. >> experts say marijuana is a
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growing concern partly because of the rise in prescription drug abuse, changing attitudes and access to the drug. the weather outside will be frightful...but inside, it's delightful. that was the theme of the lewis and clark interpretive center's program on sunday. music playing. christmas music lit up the betty strong encounter center stage. new horizons band of siouxland performed popular seasonal tunes. the musical repertoire musical styles. flute, trumpet and trombone were just a few of the instruments siouxlanders could hear. "with every program that we have, and usually sundays afternoons are a big program, that's a cornerstone of this center, which is a private non-profit. it keeps the vitality of the center going. many people come to the programs it may be their first time that they've come here so along with hearing the music, they take their journey of discovery through the interpretive center," said sioux city lewis and clark interpretive center executive
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new horizons consists of musicians from all over siouxland. siouxland kids look forward to sitting on santa's lap all year and on saturday, they got their chance. sioux city parks and recreation hosted their 12th annual breakfast with santa event over the weekend.. they kicked off the holiday season with one of the first opportunities to see santa claus. the fun, festive event also included a pancake breakfast, crafts, and cookie decorating. "it's a little bit different environment instead of just meetin santa claus. you get the whole experience with breakfast, we got christmas music playing, we got elves running around doing face painting-- it's something unique to sioux city," said sioux city recreation supervisor for parks and recreation, eric griffith. while there, the kids could also with his elves and mrs. claus. "today is breakfast with santa and we come all the way from the north pole just to see these kids and get them psyched up for christmas!" said mrs. claus. mrs. claus says santa will be looking over all the kids in siouxland this
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holiday season. people who are on blood thinner medication often get tired of having to take a pill every day. now, there's a new treatment that doesn't involve more mediciation. we'll tell you about it after the break.
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there's a new way to treat thinners - and it doesn't involve medication. barbara morse silva explains in healthbeat four.
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underwent heart surgery. (nats) "i'm going to listen to your lungs ok? deep breath." and her doctor, adam saltzman is pleased with how she's doing. (nats) "sounds good." you see, mary had been on a blood thinner for years and years-- she can't even remember how long (sot: mary johnson, patient) "it's a lifesaving drug but on the other hand there's a lot of side effects and i had a lot of bruising. there were so many foods that i couldn't eat" mary had atrial fibrillation, or a-fib, an irregular heartbeat that can produce clots. (sot: dr. adam saltzman, cardiologist) "anti-coagulation is a very difficult thing for people to tolerate over many years." that's why mary was a candidate for this implantable device. it looks like an umbrella. (sot: dr. adam saltzman, cardiologist) "this is the watchman device. this part of the heart serves no role in heart function and this device goes and plugs the hole here and prevents a clot from coming out and going up to the brain." dr. saltzman says this a very well studied device. very effective. (sot: dr. nitesh sood, medical director) "if people are doing well there's no reason to rush in to it but people who are active,
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a normal life and not have to worry constantly about bleeding, this is a reasonable alternative." but you have to be able to tolerate blood thinners for six weeks to qualify for this device. (sot: dr. nitesh sood, medical director) "most people can take blood thinners for the short term." post surgery... (sot: dr. adam saltzman, cardiologist) "between four to six weeks we get a follow up echocardiogram. if the device looks like it's well seeded, there's no leak around it, we stop their anticoagulation." mary passed that test and is now off of coumadin. (sot: mary johnson, patient) "my quality of life has increased so much." >> that was barbra morse silva reporting. the watchman was f-d-a approved just this past march. best part of all, patients like mary can enjoy life with no dietary or physical restrictions. it's cyber monday. and we've got some things you need to know before you buy anything online. and the list with the top toys this holiday season was just released. we'll tell you which ones made
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stocks finished mostly higher on friday after a quiet week of trading. disney dragged down the dow after the company said espn lost 3 million subscribers in the last year and oil prices slumped, dragging down energy stocks. the dow fell 15 points. the nasdaq added 11 to close out at 5,128. and the s&p 500 picked up one point. after a quiet trading week due to the thanksgiving holiday, investors are looking ahead to a flurry of economic reports due out this week. this morning, the national association of realtors releases pending home sales index for october. it's cyber monday. but before you log-on for those 'screen- buster' deals... you precautions. online security experts say before you start your cyber monday shopping take some steps to protect yourself. first, use a separate credit card for on-line
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do get your information the rest of your credit line and bank accounts will be safe. and pay attention to your statements after your purchases for any unusual micro- charges. hackers hope you won't notice one or two dollars missing from your account. philanthropist and microsoft co-founder bill gates is set to announce a new project, aimed at tackling climate change. the "breakthroug h energy coalition" will bring together investors from all over the world. he will reveal details about his new endeavor at the climate change summit in paris. some of the backer's revealed. they include mark zuckerberg of facebook and richard branson of virgin group. the fund will focus investments on five key areas -- electricity generation and storage, transportation, industrial uses, agriculture and projects that make energy systems more efficient. barbie has reclaimed her title as the top holiday toy for girls. according to a survey by the national retail
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plan to purchase a barbie for the little girls on their lists. last year, merchandise from the movie frozen topped the girls list... making it the first time in the survey's 11-year history that barbie was not number one. frozen merchandise is now second on the list, followed by dolls.as for boys... lego toys are on top once again... followed by star wars toys... then cars and trucks. ben's back with a "weather brief" after the break.... plus, adele's new album set records over the weekend. and which movie took the number one spot at the box office this weekend?
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winter weather advisory in effect for holt county from 6 am through tuesday 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of accumulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day. lingering light snow remains possible for monday night and tuesday and when all is said and done, some areas in northern and eastern siouxland could see as much as a foot of snow with the majority of the viewing area expected to get at least 5-6 inches. the weather really begins to quiet down on wednesday as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and weekend. see graphics. >> > time for a quick look at some of
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siouxland this monday morning. it's naia volleyball tournament time in sioux city. 24 of the top teams from across the country are here to crown a national champion. on sunday, the teams put on a clinic for siouxland girls in 3rd through eighth grades. the n-a-i-a players taught basic skills like passing, setting, serving and hitting. another clinic is scheduled for this morning with special olympians from across siouxland. tournament play starts tomorrow morning. after the chaos of black friday, the emphasis for many shoppers on saturday was the little guy. people were encourages to support locally owned shops on "small business saturday." charles swaggerty, owner of the whistle stop antique shop in downtown sioux city says "small business saturday" is a big thing for stores like his. he also rents out parts of his shop to dozens of other vendors. they say "small business saturday" helps support local business owners and their families. meanwhile, siouxland kids had breakfast with santa on saturday. sioux city parks and recreation
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12th annual breakfast with santa event over the weekend.. they kicked off the holiday season with one of the first opportunities for kids to see santa claus. the fun, festive event also included a pancake breakfast, crafts, cookie decorating, and.. face painting. christmas music filled the betty strong encounter center on sunday. new horizons band of siouxland performed popular seasonal tunes. the musical repertoire included a variety of musical styles. new horizons consists of musicians from across siouxland. adele sets a new record... and there's a new competitor for world's funniest couple. andy rose has that and more in today's hollywood minute.
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(nats: mmm. a delight to the senses...) he is one half of a comedy central super duo... (nats: dancing) she loves to show off her dance moves on fox's brooklyn nine-nine... together this comedic couple are sure to have one hilarious wedding ceremony. that's right... ceretti and jordan peele announced on twitter they are getting hitched. peretti says peele popped the question during a family talent show. hunger games gobbled down the competition at the box office. mockingjay part 2 made 75-point-7 million dollars this holiday weekend. newcomers the good dinosaur and creed split the leftovers... coming in second and third respectively. for hollywood minute... i'm andy rose. >> coming up in our third half hour of news 4 today... we'll meet a couple who said their "i do's" in a hospital last week. and this time last week, iowa state had just fired their head football coach. this week, they announced who will be taking over the program. we'll have all the details in
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this coming up in this half hour of news 4 today the shootings at a planned parenthood facility in colorado springs on friday has sparked debate from presidential candidates. authorities say the man responsible for the shooting was anti-abortion. the motive is yet to be determined. we'll have the latest on that story coming up. and several people took part in small business saturday this weekend. we'll show you a few places in sioux city that saw more business than usual on saturday. plus, there's a winter storm moving into siouxland today. we'll keep you updated on that all morning. and with more on
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wx timer @ :40 winter storm warning in effect until midnight tuesday night winter weather advisory in effect for holt county from 6 am through tuesday 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of accumulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day.
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to find out about late starts or school cancellations you can go to our website at ktiv dot com. just go to the weather tab and click on the "closings and delays" link for the most recent updates. schools currently continue to be added to that list. and don't forget to download the free storm team 4 weather app on your phone or tablet. there's interactive radar along with hourly and daily forecasts. for more information about our app, go to ktiv.com under the weather tab. in case you are worried about your morning commute, you can take a look at the road conditions. aren't sure about which roads to com. under the weather tab you will see road reports. from there you can click on iowa, nebraska, or south dakota. the presidential candidates are now speaking out about friday's shooting at a colorado planned
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parenthood facility. while investigators say it's too early to determine a motive the suspect was motivated by opposition to abortion. reid binion has the latest.
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both tweeting their support for the clinic using the hashtag "stand with p- p." on the right... other candidates were quick to distance the shooting from the politics (carly fiorina / (r) presidential candidate) what i would say to anyone who tries to link this terrible tragedy to anyone who opposes abortion or opposes the sale of body parts is, this is typical left-wing tactics. (voice of donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate)i think he's a sick person and i think he was a -- probably a person ready to go. we don't even know the purpose -- i mean, he hasn't come out to the best of my knowledge with a statement as to why it happened to be at that location.>> a bond hearing is set today for chicago police officer jason van dyke- charged with murder in the shooting death of laquan mcdonald. dashcam video shows mcdonald being shot 16 times- some shots fired after the 17-year-old fell to the ground. the release of that video last week sparked protests in response to the october 20-14 shooting. van dyke's lawyer says the officer opened fire because he feared for his life and those of other police officers when he saw
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mcdonald had a knife. the first of six baltimore police officers involved in the death of freddie gray goes to trial today. gray died in april, a week after sustaining grave injuries while in the back of a baltimore police van. his death sparked riots in the city. the charges against william porter include involuntary manslaughter and second degree assault. all six officers will be tried separately. prosecutors plan to call porter as a witness against at least two other officers. an online threat has prompted the university of chicago to cancel classes today. school officials say the university was informed by the f-b-i that an unknown individual posted an online threat of gun violence against the school's campus quad. the school posted the cancellation alert on its website and sent a letter to students and faculty. leaders called the closing a "precaution" and urged everyone to avoid coming to campus unless it's an emergency. the f-b-i is continuing to investigate the source and possible motive behind the threat.
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a bus carrying dozens of college students overturned in southern virginia. police say the bus was carrying 49 passengers from virginia tech, radford university, and the university of virginia when it overturned and was then hit by a car in chesterfield. at least 33 people were hurt... including one critically. police say the bus was carrying the college students from richmond to their various schools. investigators are working to determine what caused the crash. omaha police have identified two victims from a shooting that occurred over the weekend. police say 21-year-old jonathan johnson died from gunshot wounds center. a second man, 21-year-old nathaniel bailey, suffered non-life- threatening injuries. officers were called to the shooting around 11 a.m. saturday. authorities say the investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information should contact omaha police. authorities are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in downtown des moines. des moines police say 21-
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killed and 23- year-old andrew hurley-boyd was hospitalized. officers responded to the incident around 1:10 sunday morning in the city's popular court avenue district. police say investigators are working to locate potential suspects. the fatal shooting is the 17th homicide in des moines this year. after the chaos of black friday, shoppers were encouraged to "shop small" on saturday. ktiv's tommie clark takes us to a downtown shop that benefits from "small business saturday."
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renters are running sales right now from 10% to 50% off so it's a big day for us," said the wh swaggerty. he rents out portions of his shop to dozens of vendors. one of those renters is sioux city native and vietnam veteran, rob hardy. he says every day's a bit more fun and he's happy to be at the whistle stop. "at retired status you have to find something to do so luckily i got into chuck's shop here on nebraska...which i consider to be the best," said vendor, rob hardy. they say "small business saturday" helps support local business owners and their families. each business provides something special to siouxland. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> pierce street coffee works is another siouxland shop that benefits from "small business saturday."
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21 years ago ron johns helped open the coffee shop because he felt like sioux city needed a good coffee house. he says throughout the shop's years-- it's always had great support from local customers. "i think because it's a small business you know mom and pop kind of thing that the community can come to and support the employees that work here things like that i just think it's a great place to hang out," said pierce street coffee works owner, ron johns. pierce street coffee works serves breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. one couple from north carolina said their "i do's" in a hospital last week. we'll show you their story after the break. and i'll have your complete
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jeb bush: here's the truth you will not hear from our president: we are at war with radical islamic terrorism. it is the struggle that will determine the fate of the free world. the united states should not delay in leading a global coalition
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their aim is our total destruction. we can't withdraw from this threat or negotiate with it. we have but one choice: to defeat it. vo: right to rise usa is responsible
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> wx timer @ 2:15 effect until midnight tuesday night winter weather advisory in effect for holt county from 6 am through tuesday 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of accumulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day. lingering light snow remains tuesday and when all is said and done, some areas in northern and eastern siouxland could see as much as a foot of snow with the majority of the viewing area expected to get at least 5-6 inches. the weather really begins to quiet down on wednesday as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and
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a north carolina hospital played host to an event it doesn't see very often-- a wedding, held in a patient's room. staff organized the ceremony so a woman's terminally ill father has the story:
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hospital staff all came together to help organize this ceremony, filled with joy, tears and emotion that doctor's say uplifted this patient. (dr. michael haley/carolin as medical center) "you could see the gentlemen in there was happy. he was smiling. he shared a moment, and all of us can relate to what he may be experiencing, and can sympathize with what he's going through." (nats ceremony) the bride says for her, it meant everything having her dad there kirby/bride) "real important, he's my best friend. daddy said that we should marry next month on the 25th because it's a good day. i guess because he likes christmas. but we made it today, and i'm glad he was there and alert and oriented." jubal kirby told everyone he's not giving up. he just wanted to do this to make sure he fulfilled one of his goals in life. his daughter is ready - making plans outside these walls - to do this all over again. (voice of kaila kirby/bride) "he's hopefully going to be there for the next wedding i plan on having so he can actually walk me down the aisle."
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it was a busy weekend in sports. iowa remains undefeated in college football. and iowa and iowa state faced off on the wrestling mat. plus, iowa state has announced it's new head football coach. that's all coming up in the
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that they hope can turn around their football program. ktiv's brad pautsch has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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fell one spot in the new a-p poll iowa is fourth this week at 12 and 0 -- just ahead of michigan state, who will play the hawks in the big ten championship game on saturday. the hawks are third in the coaches poll. oklahoma jumps over iowa after beating oklahoma state to win the big 12 title. clemson and alabama stay 1-2. the new playoff rankings are released on tuesday. head coach fran mccaffery looking for his 100th win with the hawkeyes. 1st half -- east high grad adam woodbury powers inside for the hoop and the hack. woody had 15 points -- just one short of his career-high. the hawkeyes start to pull away. jarrod uthoff thinks about it and then pulls the trigger on three of his game high 22. iowa up by 18. the shockers try to catch up -- at the buzzer -- (we wouldn't show it, if it didn't go!!) -- ty taylor banks it in. iowa still up 40-21 at the half. this was no contest -- south sioux grad mike gesell drives for 2 of his 14. iowa wins easily 84-61. in wrestling, iowa beat iowa state 33-6 for their 12th straight win over the cyclones. for more go to ktiv.com. i'm brad pautsch with the sports fource morning wrap.
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the black mamba has spoken -- or written -- about his future. kobe bryant officially announced to the world that he will retire from basketball at the conclusion of this season, in a letter to the game on the players' tribune. bryant has been struggling through the worst season of his 20-year career with the los angeles lakers and has been bitten by the injury multiple times in each of the past five seasons. bryant is in the final year of a two-year contract that will pay him 25-million dollars this season, making him the nba's highest-paid player this year. the snow has already started to fall. ben's in next with the forecast for the rest of the day. plus, the n-a-i-a vnational volleyball tournament starts tomorrow. we'll tell you how it impacts
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as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and weekend. see graphics.
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it's naia volleyball tournament time in sioux city. 24 of the top teams from across the country are here to crown a national champion. it's the eighth year sioux city has hosted the tourney, which provides a good spike to the local economy. ktiv's tommie clark has more.
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"we're just happy that we have the opportunity to come here and play because not every team so we're pretty lucky that sioux city hosts the national tournament," said briar cliff university senior volleyball middle blocker, breanna nogelmeier. >> the tournament starts tomorrow. these young women do more than play the tournament starts tomorrow. these young women do more than play volleyball while they're in town. they also like to give back. on sunday, they held the annual youth clinic for siouxland girls from third to eighth grade. n-a-i-a players taught basic skills like passing, setting, serving and hitting. "it makes me feel good that they look up to us so much and that i can interact with them because i mean they'll come to our games all week if weather permitting and they'll point to us and be like hey that's that girl that helped me pass or set and they look up to us as role models. that's what this clinic is about," said briar cliff university senior
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this morning, they'll put on the annual clinic for special olympics athletes. tournament play starts tomorrow and runs through saturday. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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good morning. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today president obama is in paris today for climate meetings. he will try to convince the change. but he's being met with a lot of opposition on the home front. tracie potts is in washington following the very latest on the paris meetings. and santa made his first weekend. kids had the chance to sit on his lap and tell him what they want for christmas. they also got to talk with mrs. clause adn some of santa's helpers.
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we'll take you there in a little bit. and an australian set a new world record over the weekend by lighting up his christmas tree. we'll show you that tree coming up in what's trending. but first ben....
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we've got the updated list of school announcement s at our website, ktiv dot com. just go to the weather tab and click on the "closings and delays" link for the most recent updates. we'll get them back scrolling at the bottom of the screen, too.. .as soon as we can get the to cooperate. you can also download the free storm team 4 weather app on your phone or tablet. there's
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interactive radar along with hourly and daily forecasts. it's also under the weather tab at ktiv-dot- com. and we've got a link to the road condition reports for each state, too. under the weather tab you will see road reports. from there you can click on iowa, nebraska, or south dakota. president obama is in paris this morning hoping to convince the world to climate change. we're already seeing early- morning arrivals as that potts is following today's developments, from washington.
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that we will not be deterred from building a better future for our children." he'll likely face tough opposition back home: ("fox news sunday") super burned in (sot: carly fiorina/ (r) presidential candidate :35- :40) "president obama is delusional on this. he's delusional about the threat, which is apparently why he won't do anything about it." ("cnn state of the union") super burned in (sot: rep. michael mccaul/ (r) texas :41-:53) "i hope while he's talking about climate change in paris. he's talking about how can the nato forces and the u.s. coalition forces russians work to defeat and destroy isis." potential sticking points include whether big countries like france and the u-s have a greater responsiblity... dealing with oil-rich countries like saudi arabia... and who pays to help developing nations clear the air? plus: small island nations want assurance they'll be protected from storms and rising sea levels that they can't control. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> republican presidential candidate ben carson toured refugee camps in syria and suggested that the camps should
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long-term solution to the syrian refugee crisis. carson said that he found a syrian refugee camp in jordan to be quote "quite nice," and that people there would rather stay or return home to syria than come to the united states. the carson campaign released video saturday of dr. carson's visits to two refugee camps. he told associated press that other refugees not taken in by camps could be absorbed by middle eastern countries. his visit came as he tried to strengthen his fluency on international affairs as foreign policy becomes a greater focus in the 20-16 presidential contest. a lawyer for the man accused of scaling the white house fence on thanksgiving says his client was "trying to deliver a message." twenty-three-year- old joseph caputo was draped in an american flag when he jumped over a white house fence on thanksgiving -prompting a brief lockdown. caputo's lawyer, stephan seeger, said that his client was "politically- conscious" and trying to "deliver a message" about issues with education and the legal
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federal court today. the luxembourg heritage society of northwest iowa rolled out the red carpet for two visitors from overseas. claude loutsch and his father traveled more than 4,500 miles to visit the remsen area. they're both farmers from luxembourg and they wanted to see how agriculture's done in the u.s. plus, they have relatives who live in plymouth county. a potluck event took place at the vfw hall in remsen to welcome the two to the area. dozens showed up. remsen was originally settled by luxembourg and german immigrants. the loutsch's will stay in northwest iowa until tuesday before they head to the milwaukee area. recently, siouxlanders came together to talk about the possibility of legalizing marijuana. tommie clark has the details from that meeting.
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one of the experts at the event is a police officer from colorado who says marijuana has only made things worse in his state. "if you legalize it then you're done. there is no way to contain it. you're gonna have more people using over the years," said thorton, colorado police department north metro task force and colorado drug investigators association vice president, jim gerhardt. officer jim gerhardt spoke to siouxlanders about how the drug causes impaired driving-- which he says is one of the most common and deadliest crimes in the united states. and, it's the number one cause of death for those 16-to-24-years old. "people don't recognize their level of impairment they think they're ok. a lot of these folks really convince themselves that marijuana doesn't impair," said thorton, colorado police department north metro task force and colorado drug investigators association vice president, jim gerhardt. gerhardt says it's flat out a bad decision to legalize the drug. "of all the problems you have now, but you're gonna add significant numbers of problems with another impairing substance so if iowans decide to do it just understand you're not gonna get great tax benefits you're not gonna offset the costs of these social problems by tax revenue. what you're doing basically is you're empowering drug dealers to make a whole lot of money selling this empairing substance and all the collateral problems that come with it and you're in for a long haul if you do it," said thorton, colorado police department north metro task force and colorado drug investigators association vice president, jim gerhardt.
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gerhardt says if more states do decide to legalize the drug, they need to provide more education too. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> experts say marijuana is a growing concern partly because of the rise in prescription drug abuse, changing attitudes and access to the drug. siouxland kids look forward to sitting on santa's lap all year and on saturday, they got their chance. sioux city parks and recreation hosted their 12th annual breakfast with santa event over the weekend.. they kicked off the holiday season with one of the first opportunities to see santa claus. the fun, festive event also included a pancake breakfast, crafts, and cookie decorating. "it's a little bit different environment instead of just meetin santa claus. you get the whole experience with breakfast, we got christmas music playing, we got elves running around doing face painting-- it's something unique to sioux city," said sioux city recreation supervisor for parks and recreation, eric griffith.
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while there, the kids could also with his elves and mrs. claus. "today is breakfast with santa and we come all the way from the north pole just to see these kids and get them psyched up for christmas!" said mrs. claus. mrs. claus says santa will be looking over all the kids in siouxland this holiday season. a new record has been set in australia for the number of lights on a christas tree. we'll show you that tree coming up in what's trending.
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south to north and intensifies throughout the day. lingering light snow remains possible for monday night and tuesday and when all is said and done, some areas in northern and eastern siouxland could see as much as a foot of snow with the majority of the viewing area expected to get at least 5-6 inches. the weather really begins to quiet down on wednesday as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and weekend. see graphics. >> an australian set a world record by illuminating an australian set a world record by illuminating an artificial christmas tree with more than half a million lights. the new record was set by david richards. the old record had been held for five years by universal studios japan. richards' tree had almost five hundred nineteen thousand twinkling lights on a 72-foot-tall steel tree. richards created the christmas extravaganza to raise money for canberra's sudden infant death syndrome
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anne hathaway has some baby news. that's coming up.... and the fab 294! it's a new world record for
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> actress anne hathaway and husband adam shulman are expecting their first child. that's according to e! news. the couple married in september 2012. "the intern" star told vogue in
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20-13 that she looked forward to having a family. the royal family has released adorable new photos of princess charlotte charlotte is six months old now. these photos were taken in early november by her mom, duchess kate, at the family's home in norfolk. princess charlotte is fourth in line to the british throne. she was last seen in public for her christening in july. over the weekend, mexico set a world record for gathering together the largest number of people dressed as members of the iconic rock band, the beatles. two-hundred- ninety-four people gathered in a park in mexico city dressed in costumes reflecting the group's various styles over the decades. that broke the previous record of 250 people. mexico will need to send the paperwork into guinness for official verification.
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>> wx timer @ :45 winter storm warning in effect winter weather advisory in effect through tuesday 6 am be prepared for a messy monday of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of accumulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. we'll see that transition to snow during the morning hours as it spreads from south to north and intensifies throughout the day. lingering light snow remains possible for monday night and tuesday and when all is said and done, some areas in northern and eastern siouxland could see as much as a foot of snow with the majority of the viewing area expected to get at least 5-6 inches. the weather really begins to quiet down on wednesday as the sun returns with highs in the 30s the rest of the week and weekend. see graphics. >> when we come back on this monday morning, we'll have the stories making top headlines in siouxland. and a group of monkeys enjoyed a feast in thailand yesterday. we'll tell you why they had this
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headlines in siouxland this monday morning. it's naia volleyball tournament time in sioux city. 24 of the top teams from across the country are here to crown a national champion. on sunday, the teams put on a clinic for siouxland girls in 3rd through eighth grades. the n-a-i-a players taught basic skills like passing, setting, serving and hitting. another clinic is scheduled for this morning with special olympians from across siouxland. tournament play starts tomorrow morning. christmas music filled the betty strong encounter center on sunday. new horizons band of siouxland performed popular seasonal tunes. the musical repertoire included a variety of musical styles.
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musicians from across siouxland. > thailand dished up a five-star buffet to some hungry monkeys yesterday at an annual monkey festival. the monkeys feasted on fruits and veggies.... and climbed over anything that got in their way. monkeys in this central thailand city roam the streets freely, and they don't seem to be scared of people at all. the monkey festival draws thousands of people from around thailand and abroad every year. it started in 1980 as a way to boost tourism in the province, which is home to a tenth century temple.
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good morning. breaking good morning. breaking overnight. solemn ceremony. president obama lays a single white rose outside the paris theater where 89 people died in that terror attack. security extraordinary with more than 150 world leaders in the city for a historic conference on climate change. environmental activists already clashing with police. due in court. the shooting suspect who killed three people and injured nine others at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado facing a judge for the first time today.
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