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ktiv's tiffany lane was at the scene today and she joins us from the newsroom with the latest. tiffany? matt and sheila, i was able to get as close as 200 yards to the crash site. but, it's an open investigation, so the crash has to be preserved. the plane disappeared last night after being diverted from landing at sioux gateway airport. the wreckage was found around 1-30 this morning outside pender. 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. but, investigators can't say whether the weather played a part in the crash. the plane should have arrived, in wayne, about seven last night. "i got a call to be looking for a plane landing here at the wayne airport and this was approximately seven p.m. last night," said jim hoffman / wayne municipal airport. "and we did a search here at the airport runways and everything. we did
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crews searched the area between pender and concord for the missing plane overnight. they found it around highway 16 and 851st road. the pilot was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. the name of the pilot has not been released at this time. the ntsb is the leading agency in the investigation. f-a-a officials say it will take a year to 14 months to complete. i spoke with the owner of the farm where the plane crashed and will have his interview coming up on news 4 at six. matt and sheila? (matt) the woodbury county sheriff's office has identified two women who jumped from a second-story apartment window during a sloan, (sheila) alanna gotto of sloan, iowa and alyssa boggs of anthon were both transported to mercy medical center for treatment and released on january 1st. they are both 19-years-old. woodbury county sheriff's deputy, todd peterson, was first on the scene and assisted gotto and boggs when they jumped from the apartment building. officials with the sloan fire
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started because of cooking materials left alone. (sheila) it's a foggy day around town. but will that continue into tonight? (matt) for that, we'll toss it over to chief meteorlogist ron demers. it was a foggy, frosty day across siouxland and it's not looking like things are going to change much tonight either. in fact, we may even add a bit of freezing drizzle into the mix tonight so beware of some slick spots across the region by tuesday morning. the wind will pick up tonight into tuesday and temperatures will start to come up some as well with highs on tuesday possibly getting into the low 30s. thanks. (matt) for the third day, armed
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buildings on a federal wildlife refuge in rural oregon. (sheila) law enforcement officials say they're trying to end the standoff quickly and peacefully. leanne gregg has the latest.
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grazing rights in nevada. at issue this time, like then, is a decades long fight over the use of public lands in the west. (s/ ammon bundy / group leader :37 - :45) "this effort started by understanding that a ranching family has been put under duress by multiple federal agencies." the occupiers say they're supporting two local ranchers, dwight and steven hammond who own land adjacent to the refuge and were sentenced to federal prison for setting public land on fire. the hammond family has said the group does not speak on their behalf and they plan on reporting to prison. law enforcement is keeping its distance while trying to diffuse the occupation. unsettling for local residents, where the county canceled school all week out of concern for safety. (s/ no id) "we don't like the militia's method's methods." the occupiers say they're prepared to stay for months, even years, as the fbi, local and state authorities work to resolve the standoff. leanne gregg. nbc news >> the attorney for the hammonds says they will seek further legal actions in
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from president obama most presidential candidates have avoided comment on the stand off in oregon. ohio governor.. and g-o-p presidential candidate.. john kasich told reporters after an iowa town hall that he was unaware of the situation and didn't comment further. s/ gov. john kasich / (r) presidential candidate :15 q: governor what do you think about the situation in oregon, that standoff there? kasich: i haven't heard about it. q: where the people took over federal land. you haven't heard about that? kasich: no i haven't heard about this. when did this come out? i'm not familiar with it. though kasich campaigned in iowa today.. his campaign is heavily targeting new hampshire as the early voting state where they hope to have a strong showing. ted cruz has brought his campaign back to iowa. and he'll be here for the better part of a week. the republican texas senator kicked 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
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then tommorrow, cruz is set to speak at dordt college in sioux center. that's scheduled for six p-m at the de yager activity center. (matt) gop presidential candidate rand paul is returning to iowa later this week. the kentucky senator will be in council bluffs on thursday at 10:00 a.m. from there he heads to sioux city for a "stand with rnad meet and greet." that takes place at 1:00 p.m. a the sioux city public library. from there paul heads to carroll, iowa. (matt) hillary clinton brings her campaign back to sioux city tomorrow. she'll have a townhall event at the orpheum theatre. it starts at 2:15 and is open to the public. today, sioux city broke a record by appointing the longest serving mayor in the city's history. bob scott was sworn in this morning as sioux city scott has served as mayor for the past 11 years. his four-year term began today after running unopposed for re- election. scott says the community is to focus on economic development. i want to continue taking a look at the whole riverfront seeing what we can do there. i think that's what will attract businesses to this community.
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councilmember, mayor has been working on economic development and i'm going to continue to do that," said sioux city mayor, bob scott. councilwoman rhonda capron began her second term with today's swearing in ceremony. she defeated her only challenger, thomas venesky, in the election. she says she wants to move the city forward by creating more jobs, housing and more. "what we do now is for the younger people so we want to make amenities go ahead, do trails, do things that will keep the younger people here and also bring younger people in," said sioux city councilwoman, rhonda capron. tonight at 6, hear from the new mayor pro tempore, also sworn in at this morning's ceremony. still to come on live at five.... gun control laws. they're a hot button issue these days. and president obama says he is going to use his powers to save lives. the full story... next. (sheila) and.... the first monday of the new year did not end well on the stock market.
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today that he's going to use his oval office powers to change gun laws. he didn't say exactly what he'll be doing - but said he'll be taking action within the next few days. and whatever that action might be ... his critics are already lining up to oppose it. brian mooar has the story from washington.
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"the president has not even attempted to point to a single mass shooting these actions he proposes would have prevented, because there isn't one. (super: clayton county, ga / sunday :55-1:00) at a gun show near atlanta ... this dealer suggests the government ought to focus on the mentally ill. (sot scotty pierce / harleys guns and ammo 1:01-1:05) "that's to me where the money needs to flow, is to help the people that need help." but this longtime gun owner says she doesn't oppose more checks on gun buyers ... (sot rona green / gun owner 1:11-1:15) "unfortunately we need things in place now - because people have just gotten out of control." from president obama - a bold statement - but not the last word in the debate over guns (two second pause) audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." >> >> the president will be holding a televised town hall on guns and
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nation's capital. the first monday of the year saw a nosedive on u-s stock markets. the dow dropped 276- points, while the tech- heavy nasdaq lost a- hundred-and-four points. the s-and-p- 500 closed 31- points down. poor manufacturin g data from china helped drive the sell-off. china's main stock market had to temporarily halt trading today after stocks in shanghai took a seven-percent plunge. the problems continue to mount for troubled german automaker volkswagen. the e-p-a and justice department are suing volkswagen over its emissions cheating software. the federal agencies accuse the automaker of violating u-s environmental rules. the agencies are seeking up to 18 billion dollars in civil penalties. volkswagen has admitted that its diesel cars had illegal software installed to cheat emissions tests. about 500-thousand volkswagen and audi vehicles in the u-s are affected by the scandal. if you like how gas prices ended
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2016. triple-a says the price at the pump will stay relatively low it estimates an average price between 2-25 and 2-45 a gallon. last year's average was two gallon. less demand in january could push prices even lower - perhaps another 10 cents in coming weeks. it sure was a foggy start to the work week. will the trend continue? ron's full forecast is coming up
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(matt)transportation safety board are investigating a plane crash that claimed
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nebraska. (sheila) if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. the plane disappeared last night after being diverted from landing at sioux gateway airport. the wreckage was found around 1-30 this morning outside pender. the woodbury county sheriff's office has identified two women who jumped from a second-story apartment window during a sloan, iowa fire last week. nineteen-year-old alanna gotto of sloan, iowa and 19-year-old alyssa boggs of anthon were both transported to mercy medical center for treatment and released on january 1st. and... today sioux city broke a record by appointing the longest serving mayor in the city's history. bob scott was sworn in this morning as sioux city mayor. scott has served as mayor for the past 11 years. that's a look at your just home headlines. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. it was a foggy, frosty day across siouxland and it's not looking
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much tonight either. in fact, we may even add a bit of freezing drizzle into the mix tonight so beware of some slick spots across the region by tuesday morning. the wind will pick up tonight into tuesday and temperatures will start to come up some as well with highs on tuesday possibly getting into the low 30s. the middle and latter part of the chance of a little light snow on wednesday and maybe a mix on thursday. our best chances of precipitation will be friday when some light snow is likely. that system pulls out for the weekend but it's looking like it's going to get very cold with highs by sunday and monday only getting into the teens at best.
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federal aid is headed to flood ravaged missouri. (sheila) president obama has approved missouri governor jay nixon's request for federal funds for flood clean-up. the missouri national guard will oversee clean-up with the u-s army corps of engineers collecting and disposing of the debris. the mississippi river and most other waterways in missouri and illinois flooded last week after 10-14 inches of rain fell over a wide swath of the two states. when we come back....one iowa school took a new approach when it comes to
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on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - 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 is responsible for the content of this message. homework follows you home as you move up in grades at school. new tonight -- how the council bluffs school district took on a new approach when it comes to tackling another issue -- attendance. and they invited brian mastre along to see how it works.
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see. this one belongs to first grader jayden campbell. rachel horton, school counselor: "i'm glad you were home jayden. are you going to try to get another one next semester, too? awesome. was it easy or hard to get it this year?" jayden campbell: "easy." school counselor rachel horton and other staff members at roosevelt elementary drove to 38 homes over the holiday break to personally deliver the good news. super: rachel horton, cb roosevelt elementary rachel horton: "they're there from the first bell to the last. they're not missing any time at school. that's pretty impressive." (knocking on door of girl) rachel: "hi kourtney, surprise! you get your perfect attendance sign. we're so proud of you being in school everyday and on-time. you get to put this in your yard." super: kim anderson, kourtney's mother mom kim anderson: "she's a good student and hard worker. she's an amazing student. i'm very proud of kourtney." super: brian mastre not only has 5th grader kourtney
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school here at roosevelt elementary, she's punctual - and here before most of the other students. she's on safety patrol. sick that easy." being punctual and there everyday are two things - avoiding getting sick is often out of our control. rachel: "this is a bad year to ask me. i've missed my fair share - all these kids have outdone me for attendance this year." looking for new ways to get lessons to stick. counselor: "we want them to understand that it's not just about perfect attendance at school - but also preparing them for life after >> roosevelt elementary in council bluffs has around 500 students this year. there are 38 kids who had perfect attendance for the first we'll be right back after
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the iowa caucuses less than a month away.... (matt) that's right... coming up tonight on news 4 at six.... woodbury county democrats and republicans are gearing up for caucus night. what local political leaders are doing to get voters to the polls. (sheila) and... woodbury county gained some new leadership today. hear form the new woodbury county chairman... tonight on news 4 at six. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: fog and freezing drizzle possible. low: 16 wind: se 10-20 mph tomorrow: am freezing drizzle? high: 31 wind: s 15-25 mph thanks for joining us for news
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five. we're back again at six. stay tuned for the n-b-c nightly news
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