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to 113 this morning. despite some last minute complaints from the democratic leadership, including a 40-year ban on exporting american crude oil, they were able to come up with enough votes to pass the 1.1 trillion dollar deal. rep. nancy pelosi / house minority leader "pleased to say that today we delivered sweeping victories for hard working american families. the omnibus bill makes vital investments that will create jobs, strengthen our future and grow the paychecks of american people." the senate will also vote on the bill today. president obama has already indicated that he will sign the legislation once it gets through congress. >
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temperatures climbing closer to average levels once again. highs will approach the upper 20's today to near 30 in most spots. the dome of high pressure giving us our pleasant conidtions will continue into tomorrow. with even warmer temperatures expected saturday afternoon. see graphics weather ad-lib >> a spokesman for bernie sanders' presidential campaign says the democratic national committee is temporarily preventing it from accessing the dnc's voter file. this, after a software error allowed at least one member of sanders' staff to look at hillary clinton's private campaign information. the spokesman says the sanders campaign has fired a staff member who reviewed the data but it's blaming a vendor who runs the dnc's voter database for making
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"serious errors." sanders we be campaigning for president in siouxland again next week. he's scheduled to speak at the boys club of sioux city monday night at 7. on tuesday he'll be at buena vista university in storm lake at 10 a.m. it'll be sanders' first campaign visit to siouxland since july. republican ben carson is back in siouxland today. after a meet and greet this morning in storm lake, he plans a town hall meeting at northwestern college in orange city at three this afternoon. tonight at seven, he'll attend a rally at stoney creek inn. we'll have coverage at ten. republican mike huckabee continues a campaign blitz through northwest iowa today. the sioux county livestock company in sioux center was one of several stops for the former arkansas governor on huckabee won the 2008 iowa caucus and believes he can do it again. the full breath of the republican principles not only economically, but also the principles of sanctity of life, traditional marriage, that really matter to the
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republican base," said huckabee. "i believe those are all factors that give me a unique kind of level of qualification." huckabee continues his siouxland visit today with stops in emmetsburg, laurens, storm lake and sac city. christmas is a time to help those less fortunate. with homelessness such a huge problem across the nation there are many who need help. so one man is braving the north dakota winter and raising awareness and money for the cause. yoh-vanna see-mitch has the story.
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s/ eric jungels - homeless helper :13-:35 "about three, four years ago i went out for a run after a big thanksgiving meal and i got back and i was so grateful to have a warm place to stay at night. my feet hurt and my hands stung just from the bitter cold and it was just in my heart to look into homelessness and maybe do something about it." jungels has done this before and hopes to raise more than 10, 000 dollars for the national alliance to end homelessness. while he's outside, a homeless man will be staying in his condo. s/ unidentified homeless man - :46-1:14 "i feel really grateful that he allowed me to be able to come down here and get away from the bad area where i was at. if out there, bouncing around. first i thought it's probably only gonna be for a little while before he gets like everyone else be like you gotta go, but it made me feel really good that he told me just to take my time and figure things out." no matter the outcome, jungles feels this project will shed more light on the homeless problem not only in the f-m area, but also across the country. s/ eric jungels - homeless helper 1:24-1:34 "i have faith that we will be able to hit
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10,000 before christmas but if we don't anything we can do to impact the situation i'll be happy." >> are you still looking for the ugliest christmas sweater to wear this year? today, is national ugly christmas sweater day and sarah, t.j., kaitlyn, and i were wearing our festive threads this morning. they were decorated for us by staff and volunteers at the crossroads women's shelter in sioux city. they've made more than a 130 of them as part of a fundraiser for the homeless shelter. "we're a transitional housing program of the community action agency. we help women and children, ages six and under, transition into their own homes and in doing that we provide them with the services they need to get them to that point," says alice mollet with the crossroads women's shelter. there's only one place in siouxland you can find these one-of-a-kind holiday sweaters to support the shelter.
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they are at classique closet, a consignment shop in morningside each one is 20 dollars and it all goes to the shelter. and be sure to vote for which of our sweaters is your favorite. go to the ktiv facebook page to cast your vote. the wife of pga champion jason day is suffering from concussion symptoms after nba star lebron james crashed into her night. james was scrambling for a loose ball when the 6-foot-8, 250-pound all- star launched himself into the air, plowing into day as she sat next to her husband courtside. officials stopped the game while day was removed on a stretcher. she spent the night at the hospital but was released early this morning. for her part, she says james was "just doing his job".. and go cavs." overnight, lebron tweeted an apology that said "ellie day i hope you're doing okay! my apologies! hope u guys come back to another game soon. love lj! we're in for milder temperatures
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this weekend. meterologist t-j springer will be back with the forecast when we return. here's the view from spencer, where it's sunny and degrees this noon hour. it's been her fight for twenty years. something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs to be fixed. then, it was about health reform and getting eight million kids covered. now, it's about stopping republicans from repealing obamacare, and taking on insurance companies to bring down drug prices. i'm not going to let any family be deprived of healthcare. i'm not going to let the republicans rip up obamacare and throw it away. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. anncr: when the attacks come here... ...the person behind this desk will have to protect your family. will he be impulsive and reckless, like donald trump? will he have voted to dramatically weaken counter-terrorism surveillance, like ted cruz? will he have skipped crucial national security hearings
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meterologist t-j springer is back.. and speaking of warmer temperatures for the weekend.
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average levels once again. highs will approach the upper 20's today to near 30 in most spots.
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the dome of high pressure giving us our pleasant conidtions will continue into tomorrow. with even warmer temperatures expected saturday afternoon. highs will climb closer to that 40 degree mark due to southeasterly winds. the above average streak of temperatures will linger through the weekend and into the start of our work week with a slight chance of a wintry mix graphics >> > for many siouxlanders, it just
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for many siouxlanders, it just wouldn't be christmas without a trip to santa's castle. ktiv's sam curtiss takes us inside this storm lake attraction that's been dazzling for decades.
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"this is christmas," said ron stevenson. "this is what it should look like. this is what we should be doing every year." "you walk in the door and everything is exciting," said ron stevenson. "it's like being at disney only it's christmas and it's snow." "most people have been here before and they like coming back year after year," said ron stevenson. "it's a generational thing for us." "my name is ron stevenson," said ron stevenson. "you're in santa's castle in storm lake, iowa" said ron stevenson. "this is my sixth year as director of santa's castle," said ron stevenson. "everybody that walks through the door is just happy to be here," said ron stevenson. "we don't have any sad kids unitl they see santa sometimes." "i get everything from puppies to kitties to the wiz," said santa. "i just had one child say i want the world to be peaceful and brought a tear to my eye," said santa. "one wanted a little sister tonight," said santa. "working on the castle itself it$s a year
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round project," said santa. "there's 65 decorated christmas trees [and] there's 70 pieces of animation," said ron stevenson. "but the secret is the animation always stays the same," said ron stevenson. "it's how we redecorate each year." "it's how it's displayed," said ron stevenson. "i keep everything down low to the ground so children ages two, three and four have an eye son view of it." "it's their size," said ron stevenson. "they actually think it's real." "where else can you go see christmas like this?" asked ron stevenson. "not at a shopping mall." >> " santa's castle is open through december 27th. for a complete list of times andnd dates, look inside this story at ktiv- dot-com. the farm and financial market report is up next... and---razor burn. the dollar shave club is being sued by one of the big
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stocks are falling again today as investors continue to worry about global economic growth a battle over razors could be heard in federal court. razor giant gillette is suing upstart rival dollar shave club for patent violations. gillette claims coatings on dollar shave club's blades violate one of its patents. gillette says those coatings keep the blades sharp. the lawsuit asks the court to block all sales of dollar shave club
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razors. dollar shave club sends razors to customers who purchase subscriptions. the lawsuit says dollar shave club currently has about two million members. dollar shave club has not commented on gillette's lawsuit. several dozen siouxlanders got a lunchtime lesson in sioux city's manufacturin g history on thursday. at the public library's monthly "history at high noon" presentation, the topic was sioux city's role as the leading manufacturing center in iowa from the late 1880s to the 1960s. historians say there were more manufacturers in sioux city in 1890. that number doubled by the 1920s. "it's my goal to help people not only remember some of these things, because many of these manufacturies have been around in living memory, but also to remind people of our past," said tom munson, archival clerk for the sioux city public museum. the "history at high noon" series is a monthly program where people can bring their
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lunch and listen to photo history lessons. still ahead, siouxlanders by the hundreds catch the early showings of "the force awakens." hear what they have to say about the latest installment of the star wars saga... and 32 years after he last wore the brown vest, harrison ford is back as han solo. hear from the hollywood legend about reprising the role that got his career started. paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself.
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bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bought out by big money. bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock.
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okoboji skycam... nearly 40 years ago - a relativly unknown actor named harrison ford signed on for 'star wars'. he has long since broken out from under han solo to become one of the most successful actors in hollywood. on this week's friday film feature, he talks with mike wilber about that and his return in "star wars: the force awakens"
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typecasting at all. what i thought about was the success of the film gave me the opportunity to take advantage of that success. and i had enough opportunity to play different think i ever was." (sot: mike wilber, reporting) "what was your level of enthusiasm when you heard about (sot: harrison ford, star wars the force awakens) interested in reading a script to see what they plan to do with the character - whether i found it interesting, and when i read the script i was." and while ford and his co-stars continue to be tight lipped on the new film - ford does hint - han solo - could reappear a changed man. (sot: harrison ford, star wars the force awakens) "in the case of my character there are certain circumstances that have occurred in han solos history which account for some behavior modification and that's as much as i'm going to say about it." (nats: clip) mike wilber nbc news. >> the "official" premiere of "star wars: the force awakens" is today. but die-hard siouxland fans
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weren't waiting for the official premiere. several hundred of them caught the early showings, which started last night at seven. these folks of all ages have waited long enough for the new star wars installment. they wanted to see "the force awakens" as soon as they could. "the battles, the lightsaber battles and he likes the laser battles," said 11-year-old xander deleperdang. "first movie there was not that much computer graphics," said david satory, a sioux city resident. "second set had a lot of computer graphics. this one's supposed to be a mix of both so i'm happy both ways." and of course, many fans came in costume to make the night all the more fun "princess leia because she's the girl," said cathy robinson, a marcus, iowa resident. "she's the pretty princess. so that's why." "i've got the mandalorian mask going on," said patrick davidson, a sioux city resident. "it shows how much of a mandalorian -how revan took on the mandalorian army on by himself." and to celebrate the premiere, the promenade offered special star wars popcorn bins and soda cups.
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an equally impressive crowd showed up at carmike cinemas for the early screenings. after watching "the force awakens", one fan told us it was worth the wait and lives up to the hype. "it opens up a whole new chapter for what they're going to come out with next," said charles watkins. "it's actually a lot more exciting than i thought it was going to be. coming in i wasn't sure what to expect, but after watching the movie, i must say, it's a must see." both of sioux city's cinemas are showing star wars the force awakens on multiple screens, about one showing every hour. it's even available in 3- d. a mentoring event for busy siouxland moms.. still ahead on around
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true grit, how to turn your hobby into making money, how to further your education. by the end of the evening our busy moms will have learned that there's a support system out there, there's inspiration, there's local resources that they can tap into. just continue that conversation in their head after the start of that evening. this is information they can actually use, topics that are relevant to them, and it is free, the whole event is free. we want you to register because we're going to provide childcare and a hot meal. so call women aware by monday the 21st and let us know that you're coming, that you're bringing your children, and what ages your children are so that we have appropriate childcare. that's monday december 28th 5:30 girls inc. be sure to call 712-258- 4174. katie, thanks so much for being here. thanks so much. thanks for joining us for around siouxland. >>
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it's been her fight for twenty years.something is wrong with our healthcare system and it needs to be fixed. then, it was about health reform and getting eight million kids covered. now, it's about stopping republicans from repealing obamacare, and taking on insurance companies to bring down drug prices. i'm not going to let any family be deprived of healthcare. i'm not t ing to let the republicans rip up obamacare and throw it away.
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