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catch the second. peterson says the woman are alive because of their instincts. "from the looks of the building they probably didn't have a choice," said todd peterson. "if they probably wouldn't of came out that window they'd probbaly of been killed in that fire." officials with the sloan fire departmentntell me the fire started because of cooking materials left alone. as for the two woman who jumped from the building, they were taken to mercy medical center. peterson told us he called the hospital earlier to check on them. he says he was told they are doing just fine. in sloan, iowa, sam curtiss, ktiv news four. the city of norfolk has honored a local firefighter with an employee excellence award for the work she has dodo the past year. bobbi risor, a firefighter and paramedic was nominated by the fire chief. risor says the rest of her crew is deserving of recognition and brings the best out of her. something that her chief says makes her a great person to nominate. "like i said, i don't feel like i deserve it, all these guys have part time jobs or some almost qualify as full time jobs. plus they all help each other, they help me
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much," said risor about the firefighters she works with daily. "so, for me, to help out another one of us that works here it is not a big deal, in my mind. that is what you do when you work here." the fire chief says risor was nominated partly because of her taking on the duties of a coworker who suffered health issues during the year. risor said she is humbled by the award, and is thankful for the people she works alongside everyday. three other people were also honored. friends, family and colleagues say goodbye to a new york city police detective with ties to siououand. joseph lemm was killed in a suicide attack in afghanistan last week. "nat snd of bag pipes" detective lemm was orginally from beemer, nebraska. he was the son of shirley lemm from wisner. during his time with the nypd, he was deployed twice to afghanistan and once to iraq. he was one of six service members killed.
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behind a wife and two children. siouxland veterans gathered today for free coffee and good company. the organziation... support siouxland soldiers...held it's second thank a vet event of the year. the event was open to all veterans to spend the morning with other veterans sharing experiences of their time in the service over a cup of coffee and donut. the event brings together both present and past serviceceembers. last month the more than 20 veterans took part in the event and organzier of the event, sam hacker hopes it will continue to grow. "we want them just to be able to come here and visit and talk...they discus where they've been and what they've been through. it's kind of teir time to be with another vet and like i've sai veterans are the only ones who understand another veteran." the gathering will take place on the last wednesday of every month at the sioux city va. it's going to get cold tonight in siouxland. meteorologist ben dorenbach is here to tell us just how cold it's going to get. weather ad-lib after quick inch or two of snow in some places this morning, we
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both the month and the year. our snow total ended up being just over 11 inches for the month of december leaving us well above our average of 7.8 inches. december of 2015 also ended up being the 2nd wettest on record in sioux city with 2.86 inches of measurable precipitation, capping off yet another wetter (by almost 8"!) than average year in sioux city! cold temperatures will be the main issue the next few nights with many expected to be barely above if not below zero tonight. see graphihi. a storm lake, iowa woman was charged with felony a storm lake, iowa woman was charged with felony theft after officials say she stole money
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storm lake police arrested 30-year-old rachel wunder and charged her with second degree yesterday. police were called to the sign shed earlier this month. investigation releaved t tt wunder stole over $3,300 from the business. she was booked into the buena vista county jail. republican presidential candidate rick santorum made campaign stops in siouxland, today. the former pennsylvania senator made a stop in sioux city. the presidential hopeful also attended this meet and greet at a home in holstein, ia, this afternoon. the former senator stressed the importance of being available to voters. "folks in iowa, the folks that show up to the caucuses want to haveve chance to look you in the eye and measure you up," said santorum. "i think that's the process that, after the first of the year, they're really going to start to get serious about doing." santorum came in first place in the iowa caucuses four-years ago. he's planning another stop in
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maplplon's five churches have joined to maintain an emergency house that's available to anyone who needs shelter. it sits near st. john's methodist church, which bought the property and planned to tear down the house so more parking spaces could be provided. but the pastor at the time and congregation had a change of heart. it was dubbed god's little house and has provided free shelter for people since 2008. today momo than 350 kids found out if they have what it takes to be a ninja warrior. the second annual siouxland ninja warrior camp began mday at t hper center in sioux city. the camp included different stations with several inflatables. the kids' favorite..the melt master. not only did the camp touch on physcial fitness but also learning about healthy snack options. a camp organizer says the program allows kids to be active during the holiday break. "trying to get the kids off ring the couch during the holiday break. a lot of parents are lookininfor kids to do between christmas and new
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years resolution and getting healthy. so we thought, why not combine those things; give kids something to do yet train them on nutrition and exercise and have a bunch of fun," said matt holmes today marked the last day of the camp this year. the church already has a vision fofonext year's event more inflatables. hawkeye fans, we will air a half-hour special called "the road to the rose bowl" tomorrow night. with the help from our sister station, kwwl in waterloo, we'll look back at the special 2015 season and look ahead to the matchup against stanford. again, see that hawkeyes special, tomorrow night at 6:30. and speaking of ththhawkeyes... we'll have a live report on a major event for hawkeye fans in california as they get set to cheer on their team.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have e pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing
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mamao rubio was missing g fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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after quick inch or two of snow in some places this morning, we should be done with snow for both the month and the year. our snow total ended up being just over 11 inches for the month of december leaving us well above our average of 7.8 inches. december of 2015 also ended up being the 2nd wettest on record
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with 2.86 inches of measurable
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another wetter (by almost 8"!) than average year in sioux city! cold temperarares will be the main issue the next few nights with many expepeted to be barely above if not belo zero tonight. the good news though, is that winds will remain calm and more sun should appear tomorrow which will allow temperatures to return to the 20s. we'll ring in the year 2016 on a cold note with single digit low temperatures but we should return to the lower 30s by later this weekend with sunshine. see graphics. the u.s. department of agriculture says there's been a big jump in ethanol exports to china this year officials credit a usda- led trade mission to the country last year for the increase. thisisas been a record year for the ethanol industry in iowa. a trade group says the state's refineries produced a record of more than 4 billion gallons this year. iowa has more than 40 ethanol refineries and a dozen biodiesel plants. it produces more than 25 percent of the nation's ethanol. still to come... what does it actually take to arrest someone for driving under the influence? a look at how police keep
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yesterday, we talked about the increase in impaired driving arrests in sioux city for the month of december. but how do police make those arrests? the alcohol safety action program or asap unit focuses on drunk and drugged driving. ktiv's tiffany lane shows us the steps it takes to make an arrest.
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the nine step walk and turn test. "like this. one thousand one. one thousand two. one thousand three." and the one leg stand test for 30 seconds. there is also a preliminary breath test on scene. "nats blowing" "we take kind of the totality of all of it," "just cause they fail one doesn't primarily mean we're going to take them for drunk driving. it's just combining all of them together." su "after arriving at the jail, drivers take the s sate certified datamaster, which is an official breath test." (nats of blowing) whether they test over a point o-8 or not is whether they'll be charged. for drugged driving, testing for police takes a little longer. there is a 12 step process that takes at least 45 minutes. officers check pupil size, clinical signs such as blood pressure, pulse, and body temperature. and before impaired drivers are released, law enforcement makes
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driving or owi, before the jail will even let them out of jail, they have to test under a .08," "the jail's not going to let an intoxicated person out of the jail." after that they have to post bond, otherwiwie they have to see a judge at 9:30 in the morning. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktkt news 4.>> officer hollopeter says police don't necessarily need someone to be over the legal limit to be charged for operating while intoxicated. if they show impairment on their tests, and they're not safe to be behind the wheel, they y n be charged. if you're worried about drdring home s se after your new year's eve celebration attorney edward j. keane along with siouxland taxi has you covered. the free ride home cab service runs now until new year's day. this marks the 6th year keane has sponsored the safe ride service during the holiday season. the free rides are offered from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. with the service ending new year's day at 3 a.m. you can call the number on your screen for your free ride. brad's here -- hawkeye fans are
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the national i-club his holding a rally in downtown l-a. we'll take you there for a live report. and, nebraska opens big ten play against norhwestern. sports fource is next.
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championship game, about 75 percent of the fans in
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and gold. iowa fans are now taking over l-a, as they get ready to play stanford in the rose bowl on friday. sports fource is "on the road" in california. brad hanson from our sister station, kwwl is live with more. hawkeye fans following the university of iowa football team to the 2016 rose bowl game are encouraged to attend the hawkeye huddle on dec. 30 in downtown los angeles. fans are invited to join the national i- club and university of iowa alumni association from 3 to 5 p.m. (pst) in the south hall of the los angeles convention center. the rose bowl hawkeye huddle will include a live dj, concessions and cash refreshments, door prizes, herky, the iowa spirit squads, the hawkeye marching band, and other
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iowa's kirk ferentz has been named the bobby dodd coach of the year after leading iowa to 12 wins and a spot in the rose bowl. the dodd trophy, presented by the peach bowl and the bobby
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success on the field. over the last two years, the iowa football team served more than 15-hundred community service hours. we'll hear from ferentz and stanford coach david shaw, at ten. the iowa basketball team beat michigan state last night, 83-70 -- it was the hawkeyes first win over a number-1 team since 1999. south sioux city grad mike gesell scored a career-high 25 points as iowa improved to 10 and 3. peter jok had 19 points for the hawkeyes, who never trailed in the game and led by as many as 19 points. iowa plays at 14th-ranked purdue on saturday at 5 o'clock. nebraskakapened big ten play this afternoon against nonohwestern . the huskers were 8-5 in their non-conference schedule -- while the wildcats were 12 and 1. the huskers went on a big run to close the first half. nebraska kicks it out to benny parker, who nails the 3 -- huskers pull within two. the big red made four three's in the final 3 minutes of the half, tai webster knocks down another triple -- part of an 8-nothing run. finalaleconds of the half -- andrew whwhe sinks the jumper
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buzzer - nebraska up 38-35 at the half -- white had 22. but the huskers blew a 12-point lead in the second half -- tre demps drops in the finger-roll and northwestern tops nebraska, 81-72. morningside coach jamie sale, looking for his 400th career win -- the second- ranked mususngs facing number-10 jamestown of north dakota at the briar cliff holiday tournament. 4th quarter -- rachelle housh with the board and bucket -- morningside up by 26. then, the kickout goes to jordyn wollenburg for three -- mustangs shot 49 percent from the field. morningside can also play big -- audra corbitt gets two more on the post move. corbitt only played 14 minutes, but she had 11 points. morningside impres to 13 and 1 with a 79-63 win. the morningside men beat jamestown 90 to 88 -- on a ryan tegtmeier bucket with :05 seconds left.
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half. the bc men play waldorf at 7-30. praised as one of america's best mayors who governed as a pragmatist. bernie sanders passed more amendments in a republican congress than any other member. cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen veterans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in.
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then tonight on news four at ten.... more than 18-million americans are in the path of what could be historic flooding. details at ten on the storm system that has already left at least 20 people dead.
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