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>> all the time!here we go again. another winter storm has moved into siouxland. the snow started falling before seven a-m and before all is s id and done, parts of the region could see up to a foot of fresh snow. all of siouxland is under a winter storm warning or advisory. roads are covered with snow and several accidents have been reported. just about all siouxland schools called off classes for the day. so let's get right to meterologist ben d denbach who is out on the storm team four weather patio with the very latest. > weather ad-lib
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effect until midnight tuesday night winter weather advisory in effect for holt county from 6 am through tuesday 6 am of winter weather! morning commutes won't contain much in the way of will likely contain some freezing drizzle that could lower visibility and make roads slick. . '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 eastern siouxland could see as mumu as a fooooof 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
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see graphics. >> accidents. here's the aermath of one that one of the iowa d-o-t cameras caught this morning. this is interstate 29 northbound looking north at the highway 20 bypass. it appeared to involve a semi and another vehicle. there were apparently no injuries in this one. woodbury county deputies say they have only had a few cars in the ditch. nothing like they saw a week ago friday. they say more people weren't traveling this morning. here's a picture sent to us by newspotter jimy mac lenz of a pickup truck that rolled over about five miles south of milford, iowa on highway 71. it happened about eight 'o clk this morning. he says the two occupants escaped injury, but he saw a few
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other accidents, as well. also south of milford, the aftermath of a crash ininlving two vehicles. . this picture comes from milford fire and rescue which reports that all occupants were ok, no injuries. if you must drive somewhere, check the road conditions before you go. you'll find a link at our website, ktiv-dot-com. under the weather tab, scroll down to "road reports." from there you can click on iowa, nebraska, or south dako. many schools canceled classes today because of the winter storm, including all sioux city schools. you can keep up to date at our website, ktiv dot com. click on the weather tab and scscll down to "closings and delays." u can also download the free storm team 4 weatr app on your phone or tablet. there's interactive radar along with hourly and daily forecasts. it's also under the weather tab at ktiv-dot- com. the man accused of opening fire at a p pnned parenthood clinic in cololodo springs is set to make his first
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court appearance today. robert dear is accused of killing a police officer and two civilians -- an iraq war veteran and a mother of two -- who were accompanying separate friends to the clinic. the rampage touched off an hours-long standoff and shootout friday that also left nine other people in the hospital. jury selection begins today in the first trial of six baltimore police officers indicted in the death of freddie gray. officer william porter arrived for court this morning. he's charged with assault, manslaughter, recklessss endangerment and misconduct in office. in april, gray suffered an injury while riding in the back of a police transport van. his legs were shackled and he was not wearing a seatbelt. officers found gray unresponsive and took him to a hospital. he died a week later. a handful of protesters stood outside the courthouse this morning with signs callininfor justste for freddie gray. the other five officers will be tried separately.
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at the climate summit in paris, you know families today are so stretched... ...they're working two jobs; they're working extra hours, but paychecks have barely budged. raising familylyncomes is the defining economic challenge of our time... i have a plan that will put raising incomes right at the center of our economy again. we've got to get back to making it possible... ...for anybody in america to go as far as their hard work will take them. that will be my mission as president. i'm hillary clinton, i approve this message
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at the climate summit in paris, president barack obama has been painting a dire picture of a future wititut aggressive actionon to curb carbon emissions. tracie potts is following today's developments from washington.
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crucial conference go on -- an act of defiance that proves nothing will deter us from building the future we want for our children." he'll likely face tough opposition back home: in carly fiorina/ (r) presidential candidate "it is delusional for president obama and hillary clinton and anyone else to say that climate change is our near-term most severe security threat." ("cnn state of the union") super burned in rep. michael mccaul/ (r) texas "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 paysso 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. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> the south dakota public utilities commission today is discussing whether to grant a construction permit for the dakota access pipeline.
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state as it carriri oil supporters of the project say it will create jobs, help with energy security and more safely. opponents are concerned about possible harm to the environment the commission is set to decide whether to grant a construction permit, deny a permit, or grant one with conditions. the pipepene would also cross wa. with more states moving to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational uses, siouxland officials decided it was time to the topic. and they recently heard from an expert from colorado, where pot is legal. iv's tommie clark has more.
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department north metro task force and colorado drug investigators associatiovice 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-y-yrs old. eople don't recogniziztheir lelel 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 ug dealerssto make a whooe 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. gerhardt says if more states do decide to
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legalize the drug, they need to provide more education too. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> ben, that snsn's been stacking up.
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accumulating snow, however it will likely contain some freezing drizzle tt 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 d ee as much aa a foot of snow withhthe majority of the viewing area eepected 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. >> > also south of milford, the
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involving two vehicles. this picture comes from milford fire and rescue which reportrtthat all occupants werek, no injuries. because of the snowstorm, today's garbage and recycling collection in sioux city is being delayed until tomorrow. don't put the carts out until tomorrow.. and make sure to keep snowplows. this only affects monday collection. the farm and financial markets are coming up next on news four... and are you shopping online today? millions are. it's "cyber monday".. and online retailers are rolling out the deals. > ktiv would like to send out anniversary and birthday wishes to our viewers. delores mcdermott of anthon, iowa celebrated her 85th birthday on sunday
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november 29th. irene gabel of akron, iowa is celebrating her 85th birthdhd today. if you or someone you know is having a birthday of 80 years or more or an anniversary of 50 years or more, please send in their name (and correct pron), address and telephone number along with their pictures to ktiv. please make sure to have all the information printed and sent in at least two weeks in advance. ififou would like your picture returned please include a self addressed d amped envelope. happy birthday from all of us at
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stocks are edging lower in quiet
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trading as traders return from the thanksgiving holiday. cyber monday is ininull swing.. a lot of bosses looking the other way today, as millions log- on and look for the best deals on-line.. nbc's jay gray reports.
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early.. according to the the national retail federation.. more people shopped on-line.. than stood in-line on black friday.. a trend.. according to a survey from sas.. driven by "convenience, vavae, and the ability to compare prices and search for better deals.." rebekah george - you can save on those great high ticketed items, appliances, electronics, high end accessories. electronics are by-far the biggest draw.. accounting for as much as 75-percent of today's on-line purchases.. but then it kind of makes sense.. high-tech shoppers.. buying high-tech.. on one of the highest volume shopping days of the season.. jay gray - nbc news - robbinsville, nj. >> it's almost tourney time. two dozen of the nation's best college volleyball teams are in town for the n-a-i-a tournament. we'll take you to one of sunday's events... and look at the boost it gives sioux city's
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skycam... it's naia volleyball tournameme timemen 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, and as ktiv's tommie clark reports, it provides a good spike for the local economy.
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volleyball players yelling. every year 24 highly ranked teams and conference champions compete for a national title. those hundreds of volleyball players from siouxland. the national c cmpionship not only brings teams from around the country, but boosts the economy of sioux city too. those players do morehan spike a ball-- they bring millions of dollars into sioux city. "they all are here. they bring parents, they bring grandparents-- everybody needs a motel. 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 naia committee 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. and local teams like briar cliff appreciate the impmpt 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
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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 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 our games all week if weather permitting us and be like hey that's that girl that helped me ss 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. they also pupuon a clinic for special olympic athletes from across siouxland each year. that was supposed to happen this morning, but it had to be canceled because of the weather. the girls will have their banquet tonight, then tournament play starts tomorrow morning and runs through saturday. a holiday musical event where the audience can
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join in... still to come, on around siouxlala. at the first world conference on climate change, the challenge seemed insurmountable. but today, as world leaders come together in paris, the solutions are clear. with a real commitment to clean energy, we can tackle the climate crisis, end our dependence on oil from foreign countries, and create millions of american jobs. but none of it will happen unless america leads.
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so, what are we waiting for?
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it's full of fun, music, dinner over a five course meal. we sing thirteen songs as the chamber choir. it's just a blast to come out, it's a lot of fun. hunter, there's singing and there's performing as well. there's a play that goes on during the madrigal. the play happens in between different songs and there's some audience involvement. it's fun. everyone gets involved and it's really fun. there's some things you can sing too? you've got silent night, if people want to sing if they're so moved they can sing as well, right? of course. there's a lot of things that people will know. it's well known stuff. silent night is something i think everyone can sing along to without the sheet music. there's also a silent auction we should point out as well. what are some of the items you have up for auction this year? the are some themed baskets such as football, movie night, all things that people want. all proceeds go to the east high choir department. there's 300 kids in our choir department so there's a lot. certainly a lot of kids and a lot of projects to fund. it's coming up friday december 11ththnd saturday december
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12th. start time both nights is 7 pm. it's at sunnybrook church here in sioux city. if you want more information 712-203-8960. you'll ask julie hansen for more information about the tickets. sydney and hunter, thanks for joining us. . ank you very much. thanks for joining us around siouxland. >>
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