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survive the five the f-a-a has been called in to investigate the crash of a small plane near pender, nebraska last night that claimed the life of the pilot. the plane disappeared last night after being diverted from landing at sioux gateway airport. the wreckage was about 1-30 this morning outside pender. ktiv's tiffany lane is near the scene and joins us live now with the very latest details. tiffany? al, i'm about half a mile away from the scene as this is the closest authorities would let us go at this time.
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so it is a bit difficult to see the crash site clearly at this time. the wayne county sheriff brought faa officials to the plane about an hour ago according to nebraska state troopers. the single-engine cessna like this one had left columbia, missouri, bound for sioux city. but authorities at sioux gateway airport diverted the flight to wayne because of bad weather. it was cloudy and foggy at the time. the plane should have arrived in wayne about seven last night. it was reported missing from radar at 7:18 by officials at sioux gateway. crews searched the area between pender and concord for the missing plane overnight. "we did a search here at the airport runways and everything but we did not find a plane. it did not show up here. the police department came out and said there was a missing plane. so from there on it was search and rescue. i guess about 2 o'clock this morning we got news that they
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the pilot was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. the name of the pilot has not been released at this time. we'll have whatever new information may come in tonight on news 4. al? and tiffany, as far as know, the pilot was the only person on board? i know the media is being kept at a distance.. are you able to
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turday. should the track of thi change, so will our forecast, so be sure to monitor our forecasts from day to day. >> it's far from a happy new year on wall street, where stocks have been sharply lower in early trading. with minutes of the opening bell, the dow jones industrial average was down by more than 4040points. the drop came after a plunge in china and declines in europe. adding to the jitters today are tensions between saudi arabia and iran, which pushed up oil prices. it's down to four weeks until the first votes are cast in the iowa caucuses.
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hampshire primary. for republican presidential candidates, the scramble is on to lock- in support. for g-o-p frontrunner donald trump, he's on the attack. cnn's athena jones has more.
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r- presidential candidate) "he said we will build a wall. first time i've ever heard him say it." (butted) (donald trump, r- presidential candidate) "and, i'm the one that came up with it." trump slamming cruz on religion, in the battle over evangelical voters. (donald trump, r- presidential candidate) "cuba generally speaking is a catholic country and you don't equate evangelicals with cuba." (nats-bill clinton, former president) "she's the best qualified person for the time." and as president clinton readies to hit the campaign trail...trump taking digs at secretary clinton - drudging up her husband's past. tweeting saturday - "i hope bill clinton starts talking about women's issues, so that voters can see what a hypocrite he is and how hillary abused those women." and sunday night tweeting, "the worst thing hillary could do is have her husband campaign for her...just watch." after appearing in this terror propaganda video, trump pointing the finger back at hillary in front of a crowd in biloxi. (donald trump, r- presidential candidate) "hillary clinton created isis with obama." ...shrugging off what critics say is his anti-muslim rrtoric. >> ted cruz has brought his
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and he'll be here for the better part of a week. the republican texas senator kickck off a six-day, 28-stop bus tour of iowa this morning in boone. he'll make stops in carroll, guthrie center, and winterset before wrapping things up in missouri valley. he's scheduled to speak at penny's diner there late tonight.. at 11:45. then tommorrow, cruz is set to speaeaat dordt coclege in sioux center. that's scheduled for six p-m at activity center. hillary clinton brings her campaign back to sioux city she plans a townhall event at the orpheum theatre. it starts at 2:15 and is open to the public. he's consisired a long-shot for the democratic nomination for president, but martin o'malley brought his campaign to sioux city on sunday. during a visit to the mary treglia house,the former maryland governor addressed national security and immigration reform.
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brightesfrom all over the world come to our country generation after generation and make our nation stronger. we sell ourselves short by forcing 11 million of our neighbors into the shadow economy. i believe in comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship for all and in the mean time i intend to use the president's executive authority to keep families together where ever possible," said former maryland govvnor and presidential candidate, martin o'malley. o'malley is running a distant third in the polls behind hillary clinton and bernie sanders. the f-a-a has been called in to investigate the crash of a small plane near pender, nebraska last night that claimed the life of the pilot. ktiv's tiffany lane is near the scene and joins us live now with the very latest details. tiffany? al, i'm about half a mile away from the scene as this is the closest authorities would let us go at this time. as you can see, it is very foggy so it is a bit difficult to see the crash site clearly at this time. the wayne county sheriff brought faa officials to the plane about an hour ago
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but authorities at sioux gateway airport diverted the flight to wayne because of bad weather. it was cloudy and foggy at the time. the plane should have arrived in wayne about seven last night. it was reported missing from radar at 7:18 by officials at sioux gateway. crews searched the area between pender and
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will we shake the fog? meterologist ben dorenbaba will be back k th the forecast after this. here's the live view from our skycam in spencer, iowa, where it's and degrees this noon hour. sanders: over 2 million contributions have been made to the only campaign that rejects a corrupt campaign finance system. you can't level the playing field with walalstreet banks and billionaires by taking their money.
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by taking their money. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. ben, it was a foggy start to the
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right now appear to be on friday where rain will switch to snow friday night a move out on saturday. should the track of this change, so will our forecast, so be sure to monitor our forecasts from day to day. see graphics. >>
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just ahead... a new survey out today is giving continuing signs of economic doldrums in and texas is one. so is iowa. now, north dakota wants to be
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generating power from the wind. ktiv would like to send out anniversary and birthday wishes to our viewers. palma blackman of ute, iowa celebrated her 108th birthday on saturday january 2nd 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 send it in at least two weeks in advance. if you would like your picture returned please include a self addressed stamped envelope. happy birthday and happy
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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 to 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... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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the economy of nine midwest and plains states. the overall mid- american business conditions index dropped to 39.6 in december from 40.7 in november, 41.9 in october, 47.7 in september and 49.6 in august. a score above 50 suggests economic growth. a score below 50 suggests decline. the creighton university economist who oversees the survey of supply managers
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manufacturing losses linked to the strong dollar and economic weakness among trading partners. north dakota appears to be its strong breezes. it ranks ninth in the nation in wind energy development. as allyssa dickert reports, experts believe the state has the potential of becoming another clean energy powerhouse.
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environmental and geographical aspects are taken into consideration before development. these include protececng endangered specieie proximity to farmland and national parks. weather patterns also play a role in generating energy. (kevin tschosik/basin electric) "the key to wind generation is them being available to run when the wind blows and the only way you can do that is to perform the proper maintenance of these wind turbines because they do not run all the time. we are looking at roughly a 40 percent capacity factor." this percentage fluctuates with wind and the amount of ice buildup on turbines. capturing the wind while spinning is the goal to generate the power it's capable of. >>
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>> and as we reported earlier, stocks are falling sharplplafter a plunge in china and declines in europe. ststl ahead on news four... fruitcakes go flying. we'll check out one of the highlight events of this weekend's "winterfest" celebration at ponca
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here's a live look at west lake okoboji from our okoboji skycam... fruitcakes don't get much respect. most people would rather you not give them one, and they are the constant butt of jokes at christmas time. and then, there are the people who throw them for sport. ktiv's tommie clark takes us to a national competitiononn northeast nebraska.
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ponca state park superintendent, jeff fields. around 50 people in different age groups fling a fruit cake as far as they can. the record distance was set two years ago... with a throw over 130 feet. people clapping and cheering. "participants say the fruit cake fling is a unique way to have fun, but the best part is the family time." the entire sexton family participated in the throw. "it was really fun. i was kind of nervous because i've never done this before, but it was really fun," said 10- year-old, keira sexton. "it's a cool experience and you can just hike and it's fun with your family," said ian sexton. "it's cold so you get to bundle up with your family and have a nice time," said 15-year-old, quin sexton. "it was a great opportunity to come out to a beautiful state park and have a good time with the family. we've done this kind of thing before, kind of staying a cabin type of environment and it's a lot of fun," said dennis sexton. they say it was more than a friendly competition... "we have so much stuff going on sometimes we don't get to see each other very much so it's just nice to have some family time. it's kind of quality time," said 10-year-old, keira sexton. and they plan on coming back next year... "well i'm definitely going to have to actice for next year because goa have to get things righ. it's not like throwing a ball so i have to work on that for sure," said
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bowling for kids sake... still to come on around siouxland.
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big sisters of siouxland. bowl for kids' sake and also mentor recruitment as well. but first of all, for those who don't know what big brothers, big sisters is all about what do you
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sisters of siouxland what we do is we match at risk children with positive adult mentors across siouxland. what we're really trying to do is just be that sense of stability in a child's life. we pair these positive adult role models with children across siouxland, they meet throughout the year. we ask for a one year commitment. they meet on average four times a month for about four hours. for those who may not be able to make that kind of commitment you can still go out and bowl for kids' sake coming up in march. you've got a kick off event coming up in january. bowl for kids' sake is our signature fundraising event. this is going to be our biggest impact on the community. we're going to being in the most money. we have a couple hundred bowlers across siouxland come together. they help raise money, put together a team. we're going to have a theme this year, it's celebrities bowl so come dressed as your favorite celebrity. we'll get together, we'll have a two day party to help celebrate mentoring in s suxland. let's well. you're always in line for those mentor role models for siouxland. i definitelthink that's our most important need right now. we have 50 kids on
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waiting list as we speak, today. 45 of them are boys. some of them will wait for 7 to 9 months at a time and we are constantly trying to drive recruitment. if raising money for a fundraiser isn't your thing there's always that opportunity. you can give us a call at our agency 712-239-9-90 and we'll pair you with a child with similar interests. if you're into playing sports or playing football, things like that, we'll find a kid that likes sports but if you prefer cooking or playing video games we'll find someone with similar interests. rocky, thanks for joining us today. i appreciate it. thanks for >> people were chasing away the winter blues sunday at the lewis and clark interpretive center. father-son singer/ songwriters jack and mike langley, along with jonas langley and walter peterson entertained the crowd with a program called "music to chase away the winter blues." they performed songs like "here comes the sun."
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are relateable to the lewis and clark's expedition. "how did they keep spririts up? how did they relax? how did they celebrate? music. music and dancing. so what better to have music a wondeful tie with history right here in interpretive center director, marcia poole. the langleys bill themselves as an "old time" multi-instrumentali st group.
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