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one organization in michigan is helping to dress veterans well in hopes of landing them jobs after their service to the country. we'll check out their new threads a little later. but first, here's ben.
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the saga of the mexican drug lord recaptured on friday took a new turn yesterday. rolling stone published an interview "el chapo" guzman reportedly did with sean penn, who said the two met secretly last year. nbc's gabe gutierrez reports from mexico, where the world's most notorious drug criminal is back behind bars.
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said guzman's desire to make a movie about himselfand his interaction with producers and actorseventually led to his arrest. (sot: clint van zandt/ nbc news crime analyst) "i think the mexican authorities want to identify as many people closely associated with el chapo as they can." a trusted source tells nbc news that authorities were aware that penn and del castillo were in mexxo to meet wwh guzman in octoberas law enforcement was closing inn a pllned arrest sweep was delayed to assure the two would not be harmed. when the raid eventually took place, el chapo and his security team escaped. we reached out to both penn and del castillo. neither has commented. (gutierrez on camera 1:23 - 1:43) this isn't the first time penn has dabbled in journalism. he's previously written articles for the nation and the san francisco chronicle. in this case, rolling stone says it agreed that the piece would be approved by the subject. the magazine says "el chapo" made no changes. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, almoloya de juaaz, mexico.
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jury selection starts today in the trial of a baltimore police officer charged with second- degree murder in the death of a man injured in custody. caesar goodson faces the most serious charges in the death of freddie gray. gray died in april, a week after sustaining grave injuries while in the back of a baltimore p pice van. goodson is the second of six officers to go to trial in connection with gray's death- which sparked riots in the city. a judge has compelled another officer to testify against him. the suspect who investigators say shot a philadelphia police officer "in the name of islam" is charged with attempted murder. edward archer was arraigned saturday on eighghcharges - including four felonies. the charges range from attempted murder to aggravated assault. investigators say archer fired at officer jesse hartnett about a dozen times
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his marked police car. archer pledged his allegiance to isis during his arrest. police say officer hartnett suffered non-life threatening injuries. archer was denied bail and will next appear in court on january 25th. an illinois s n missing for five days was found dead in thurston county, nebraska. thurston county sheriff shelly perez says 82-year-old marvin davis was found in a rural area of the county. authorities used cell phone records to track davis....noting he was found with his vehicle. his death is under investigation but does not appear to be suspicious. the destruction of a historical building in omaha's old market became a spectacle of fire and ice. emergency crews werealled to the scene saturday night when an explosion engulfed a pub's century-old building in flames. firefighters battled the flames until morning in below-freezing temperatures... hosing down the burning brick structure. in the frigid winter cold... the water transformed the smoldering
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like an ice castle. the pub owner says three people were treated for injuries. officials are investigating the cause of the blast. fire crews in whiting, iowa spent part of the afternoon yesterday battling a house fire. authorities say the incident happened shortly after 1:30 in the afternoon in the 600 block of stroud avenue. this home in monona county was fully engulfed in flames. at this time authorities are not releasing any more information. two men were killed and more than 140 buildings destroyed by a wildfire that burned out of control in western australia. authorities said they found the remains of two elderly men while searching burned-out buildings in the historic timber milling town of yarloop. a state of emergency has been declared and residents evacuated from five nearby towns. the united states deployed a b-52 bomber on a low-level flight over its ally south korea yesterday in a show of force following north korea's nuclear test last week. the b-52 was joined by two
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over an air base near seoul. the u-s military said the flight was "in response to recent provocative action by north korea." governor rick scott toured areas of southwest florida that were damaged when a tornado touched down this weekend. the national weather service confirmed the e-f two tornado rolled through cape coral on saturday night. winds reached up to 135 miles-per-hour and scattered debris about 12 square miles. officials say several homes were damaged and about 10- thousand people were left without power. no deaths or serious injuries were reported and officials say power has since been restored. if you haven't checked your powerball lottery tickets yet - don't get your hopes up. for the 19-th time nobody won. the new jackpot is more than a billion dollars and who knows how high it'll be by wednesday night. nbc's kerry sanders is in florida with more on the historic jackpot.
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a record breaking estimated 949,800,000 dollars turns out it these weren't lucky numbers for the millions of ticket holders who played an estimated 65 percent of all possible combinations on that record jackpot with no grand prize winner. meaning powerball fever ... just. got. even. hotter. after building for 2 months wednesday's jackpot will be at least one-point- three billion, that's billion with a b, dollars (nat mos) "i think that's more thanan can spend probabab "2 dollars and a dream it's a dream that lives on for at least anotherer days after what has been an absolute ticket buying frenzy in 44 states across the country. millions of ticket being sold every hour. (nat mos) "you guys want to buy@a lottery ticket? yeahhh! what does a billion dollars buy?
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rolls royces to take 9 million friends to disneyworld and feed them 250 million cups of starbucks coffee. but it seems americans are a generous bunch: (nat mos) "charity give to family members i will give my 10 percent to church first i plan to donate to a couple of churches 50 percent to charity give some to charity share it share it with a lot of people and the other big dream many people had while waiting in line for tickets.. (nat mos) "wouldn't have to work anymoree >> now, the odds of winning are one in 292 million. but, someone who purchased a ticket in sioux city got prettttclose the ticket was purchased at the hy-vee on gordon drive. the first five numbers on the ticket matched, but missed the powerball number. but that tickets is still worth a million bucks. the consumer electronics show is
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coming up, we'll show you which onon you might want to get your hands on.
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below zero for those you in northeastern siouxland who are under a windchill advisory. the rest of the viewing area won't be much better off with air temperatures near 0, so be sure to remember the hats and gloves because it only takes a half-hour or so for frost-bite to set in on exposed skin. we will get some temperature relief this afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. a few snow showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our
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highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're
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at the annual consumer electronics show... thousands of tech companies show off their latest innovations. mark barger has a round up of some of the weirdest high tech gadgets... you never knew you needed.
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onto your hands... let you skip the salon and maybe head for the slopes... the "smart ski airbag vest" detects changes in movement and inflates to cushion impact (sot: dan ackerman, cnet) "if you're accident prone and also have a lot of money and also like to go skiing... this could save you a few bumps and bruises" if you're over the selfie stick... the newewoy-like "pic" ofofrs flexibility in capturing photos and video. (nats: "something like this!") and if you can't afford a go pro... you can sacrifice some style points with the low-budget "clip- a-phone" it's exactly how it sounds... a device that clips your phone... to the brim of your hat to film or snap photos. (sot: dan ackerman, cnet) "you know if somebody bans selfie sticks at a location at a papa or something, you could say its not a selfie stick its a clippie thing!" consumers will decide... if it's a big thing. mark rger, nbc news. >> the consumer electronics show ended on friday, but you can still get your hands on some of
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straight ahead on news 4 today... veterans often have a hard time finding jobs when returning to civilian life. but one organization in michigan is helping clothe the vets in hopes of
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> walk into a job interview in probably going to be a short interview. that can put some veterans in a quandary if they don't own a suit after returning to civilian life. joy wang tells us how one organization in michigan is hoping that getting vets well- dressed... will land them jobs.
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richard merrigan remembers how hard it was looking for jobs after serving in the united states air force for 6 years. (sot: richard merrigan, holt amereran legion commander) "i didn't have a suit and a matter of fact i had very few civilian clothes. so it was kind of a handicap when we first went out for interviews." he had to borrow a suit... shirt and tie from a friend... but it still took took him six months to finally get the job. (sot: richard merrigan, holt american legion cocoander) "there no one to tell you what to do so you got to do it all on your own." that's why he's working with local groups and businesses to make sure veterans in the area don't have to do it alone. (sot: richard merrigan, holt american legion commander) "this will give them something they can be proud to wear." they've collected more than 50 suits in two weeks. (sot: john hayhoe, holt kiwanis) "donated from citizens in the community. and we're getting together. we have a tailor lined up who will adjust the suits for free for the veterans." (reporter stand up: joy wang)
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ll mc donald tells me he served in the airforce from 1964 to 1968." (sot: bill mc donald/ mc donald tailoring) "i think people when they have an interview, they should look good. first impression and i've been doing this for 30 years and i think i know how to make people look so good." a good look that leads to a good feeling... that'll hopefully lead to a good interview. (sot: rep. tom barrett/ (r) eaton county, mi) "feel more confident in themselves going in for a job interview and hopefully land a great job that'll keep them here in michigan and establish a career for them and support their family as well." something merrigan is proud of since retiring last year. (sot: richard merrigan, hoot american legion commander) e want to see that they can be successful once they get out of the military." and it all starts with dressing for t job you want. >> there's no snow in the forecast, and things should warm up this week. ben's in next with the forecast. and a girl born with only half a heart is petitioning the american doll company to make a doll just like her. we'll have the story behind her journey, coming up.
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>> wx timer @ 1:30 morning with windchills near 20 below zero for those you in northeastern siouxland who are under a windchill advisory. the rest of the viewing area won't be much better off with air temperatures near 0, so be sure to remember the hats and gloves because t only takes aa half-hour or so for frost-bite to set in on exposed skin. we will get som temperature relief this afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of
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showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our warming efforts tomorrow with highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back in the teens
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a young girl born with a heart defect wants to have a doll just like her. the girl is asking a major doll manufacturer to start making it. sarah rosario has her story from florida...
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with congenital heart defects, so that's a lot of children who have a scar from that." starting this change dot org petition lamaya and her mom christen already have 16- hundred signatures in less than a week. (christen sakales, lamaya's mother): "i would say that 90- percent of the signatures are from other congenital heart defect families and people who would like to see that doll made for their kids." just last week the popular brand started selling a doll with a diabetic kit. all thanks to this 11-year- ol in wisconsin getting more than four- thousand signatures on her petition. lamaya hopes hers will do the same. (lamaya sakales, heart surgery patient): "if they're feeling overwhelmed they can look at their dolls chest scars and feel like they're awesome, they're brave, they're cool" a counselor we spoke to says dolls that look like children with illnesses help them be more comfortable with their own condition (lisa mcdaniel, social work counselor): "if its not handled in a healthy way, they tend to act out and be angry or they can suffer from anxiety or depression, social withdrawal or problems with school." while lamaya loves her american dolls, she says its time for something new and hopes
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it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women.
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unless we level the playing field. with your help, , president, we will. good morning and welcome back. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today, the day before president obama's last state of the union address presidential candidates continue
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both republicans and democrats are ramping up campaign events as the february 1 iowa caucuses are just three weeks away. the latest from washington in on the way. and forget natural s sw. one man in new jersey is making his own white stuff to compensate for lack of real snowfall. we'll check out his wintery efforts in just a minute. and later.... from financial goals to getting fit, many of us make new years resolutions. for many, that starts with signing up for a gym membership and getting active. how one siouxland gym is feeling the rush of resolutions. but first ben....
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clouds and sunshine. >> hillary clinton gets a key endorsement as donald trump sets his sights on his closest competition on the republican side. edward lawrence has the latest
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senator ted cruz has a lead over donald trump. so trump took aim at cruz's eligibility to be president because he was born in canada. (sot: donald trump / (r) presidnetial candidate 1:02 - 1:09) "from ted's stand point and from the party's stand point.. he has to solve this problem because the democrats will sue him if he is the nominee." cruz believes the matter is settled. senator ted cruz was born to an american mother in canada and d says that makesesim constitutiona lly eligible to be president. i'm edward lawrence in washington, now back to you. >> the iowa caucus is three weeks from today and candidates and their supporters are in full gear visiting the hawkeye state. on saturday, virginia governor terry mcauliffe campaigned for hillary clinton in sioux city, paying a visit to her local campaign office. mcauliffe says he's known mrs. clinton for 30 years and that he believes she's the fighter iowa families need in the white house. he says clinton will fight for the working class, affordable college and bringing health care costs down. "i've seen her fight on these issues for 30 straight years and she will be a great president. as i say she is smart, she is strong, she is passionate
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next president of the united states of america," said virginia governor, terry mcauliffe. mcauliffe is making capmaign appearances across iowa on clinton's behalf. gop candidate rick santorum returned to iowa this weekend. the former senator talked about the importance of getting out and interacting with iowans. more than 70 people attended the house party last night in sac city. those at the gathering spoke with santorum about issues of national security, faith, and action he would take if elected. the former senator explained the importance of meeting one-on-one with iowans leading up to the caucus. "a lot can happen and the reason a lot can is becuase iowans don't pay attention to the attention to what the experts say are best for them. they go out and do what these 75-80 people are doing here tonight; which is come out, meet the candidates, and kick the tires," said rick santorum, gop candidate. santorum will be in orange city this morning for a town hall at
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iowa's fourth district will have a gop primary in 2016. paul lunde of ames, iowa officially announced today that he will seek the republican nomination for the fourth disctrict seat in the u.s. house of representativ es. lunde will be running against king. lunde plans to introduce 12 constitutiona l amendments if he gets elected. included in those amendments are a plan to end lifetime appointments for all new fedeal judges, including supreme court justices. he would also federal budget without raising the income tax or requiring cuts in federal spending. for more information on lunde's campaign you org. proposals to expand medicaid and raise south dakota teacher pay are expected to dominate the 2016 legislative session. lawmakers return tomorrow to pierre, where they must set the state budget and will tackle a spread of issues during the session. gov. dennis daugaard's plan to expand
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conditions. it's also unclear how lawmakers will raise pay for south dakota teachers, whose salaries are lowest in the nation. the iowa legislature is expected to tackle k through 12 education and water quality initiatives in the session that begins today. the democratic- controlled senate and the republican- led house have long been at odds over how much money to spend on education. the 2016 session will likely continue that pattern. ktiv's matt breen is in des moines and will have coverage from the capitol on news 4 tonight. we've seen quite a bit of snow so far this winter... but mother nature hasn't been so generous to new jersey with snow. so one man applied the do-it-yourself concept to compensate for the missing snowfall. vanessa murdock explains how it worked.
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hawthorne new jersey and lawns are emerald (michael jannicelli, created snow in front yard): "it's awesome being the only house or yard in hawthorne and passaic county that has michael jannicelli says his homemade north pole is a childhood dream come true. (michael jannicelli, created snow in front yard): "i had a lady pull over there get out of her car... look both ways run across the street and touch it." wanda guse walked by today and hand to do the (wanda guse, hawthorne resident): "this is amazing. " jannicelli started making snow monday....with this.... (michael jannicelli, created snow in front yard): "it's a snow gun. (butted with) in here it makes magic." (vanessa murdock, reporting): "this magic maker can crank out 1 inch per hour in right conditions. it has to be at least 35 degrees cold and the relative humidity just right." after two nights in action...the snow in spots is 10 inches deep natsot: "pinch me someone is this real." jannicelli's son, michael...says word of his snow is spreading fast.... (michael jannicelli, has homemade snow in front yard): "when i walk into school in the morning i at least get five kids asking how did you get snow on your lawn?" and, while there today, a classmates parents stopped by to see it for themselves...even snapped pictures.... mos: "it's a lot more than i thought." mos: "it's a riot. i love it, especially when it's shoveled. that ws even funnier." snow, a novelty this winter.
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vanessa murdock, cbs-two news. >> the holiday season may be over, but one local church is continuing tradition with a very unique nativity scene. italian music playing in the background of the nativity scene. father daniel rupp of blessed sacrament church has been working on this nativity scene for the past two years. and this christmas, the 12 foot long creation came to life. the scene pictures baby jesus, mary, joseph and the wise men...but also an entire town. "just the christmas season with the nativity, how the baby was born. he wasn't born in a palace, he was born in a very poor environment with animals. not a place that you and i would choose to be born, but god did. so we can learn a lot just from that,
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right from day one," said blessed sacrament church pastor, father daniel rupp. the nativity scene will be up for the next two weeks. for details on when to visit ktiv.com did you make a new year's resolution this year? coming up in healthbeat 4, ktiv's sheila brummer shows us how you can keep those goals for 2016. complete
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afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. a few snow showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our warming efforts tomorrow with highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back in the teens this weekend. see graphics. >> did you make a new year's resolution? statistics show about 45% of us actually make them and the one at the top of the list usually here's ktiv's sheila brummer with healthbeat 4.
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good weight." :28 marv sorensen says,"if people hold up to them. it's a challenge. it's a good start of the year." but, with all good intentions the weight of busy schedules and excuses can get in the way. good 1:25 "people kind of start out gunho. and, they're doing everything and after so long you start to burn out. but, you have to remember it takes time to build those habits." 1:37 amanda caboth with the norm waitt senior ymca in south sioux city, nebraska says habits take at least 21 days or 21 visits to the gym to form. 1:41 "work it in slowly. don't come 5 days a week right away. start one day a week. and, if that works out, great. then add another day next week." other tips, take a fitness class. hire a personal trainer and make your work something you can't miss, like a work appointment. and, don't forget to change things up. 1:54 "don't stay in the same routine. because as with everything else. if it's the same day in and out you're going to get bored and it's not going to hold your interest." or, like high school senior anne
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the budy system to keep on track. :48 "it helps being with someone just because you need someone to push you and help you along the way." a push to keep in shape all 365 days of the year. nat pop >> and, no matter your resolution, losing weight, saving money spending more time with family.. cnn put together a list of suggestions. to find the link, just head to
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still to come this morning on news 4 today... frontier airlines is adding more non-stop routes to its service. and economy flight passengers on a different airline may soon have h-d touch screens on board.
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on friday, the stock market closed out its worst week since 2011, rattled by concerns over a slowdown in china's economy and plunging oil prices. energy stocks were among the biggest decliners. the dow lost more than 167 points closing at 16,346. the nasdaq gave up nearly 46 points and the s&p fell 21 points. frontier airlines is adding dozens of new routes to its service. with more on that story and other business news, here's kaitlyn kinney.... thanks guys. denver-based frontier airlines
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non-stop routes... and is introducing them with fares as low as 39 dollars one-way. among the new routes... frontier will begin flying to chicago, orlando and nashville... and to orlando and chicago from charlotte... and to atlanta and cincinnati from houston. most of the flights will begin in april. economy airline passengers may soon have a better screen for their in-flight entertainment . panasonic is building an ultra-thin, 13-inch, high- definition touchscreen display. and they won't show only videos provided by the airline. they'll also connect with your smartphone and charge it. the size of the screen will take up much of the seat-back it's mounted in. panasonic has also built a larger version for business-class. it features a 24-inch, 4-k screen, full-spectrum l-e-d lighting and a connected remote control tablet. if you're looking to connect with someone, online dating season is in full swing. christmas day to valentine's day
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match-dot-com says it expects to see a whopping 60 percent surge in new members from christmas to valentine's day. other dating sites report similar patterns. christian mingle-dot- com says its new membership signups increase 41 percent between christmas and valentine's day. how low will gasoline prices go this year? motor club triple-a puts yesterday's national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas at a dollar-96. folks in ten southern states are paying a dollar-75 or less. usa today dot com reports in some states, a gallon of regular has dropped to a dollar-42! tumbling oil prices combined with strong refinery capacity could drop the price of gas to a dollar a gallon in some areas. that hasn't happened since 19-99. i think the the new screens on airplanes could
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al and sarah? thanks, kaitlyn. when we come back this morning, we'll run down the top headlines in siouxland. and the golden globes took place in california last night. we'll have some of the highlights coming up in the
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morning with windchills near 20 below zero for those you in northeastern siouxland who are
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rest of the viewing area won't be much better off with air temperatures near 0, so be sure to remember the hats and gloves because it only takes a half-hour or so for frost-bite to set in on exposed skin. we will get some temperature relief this afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. a few snow showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our warming efforts tomorrow with highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back in the teens this weekend. see graphics. >> > here's a look at the stories making headlines this morning in siouxland. the man who won iowa's republican caucus four years ago is back in siouxland, campaigning for president. former seantor rick santorum spoke to a group of about 75 people at a house party last night in sac city. he's trailing in the polls and he says that's why it's important to get out and meet iowan face to face. he says iowans don't pay attention to what the "experts" say are best for them. santorum will host a town hall meeting at the orange city pizza
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virginia governor terry mcauliffe campaigned for hillary clinton in sioux city this weekend with a visit to her local campaign office. mcauliffe says he's known clinton for 30 years and he believes she's the fighter iowa families need in the white house. he says clinton will fight for the working class, affordable college and bringing health care costs down. the holiday season is behind us, but one local church is continuing a tradition with a unique nativity scene. father daniel rupp of blessed sacrament church has been working on this nativity scene for the past two years. and this christmas, the 12 foot long creation came to life. the nativity scene will be up for two more weeks. the stars were out in hollywood sunday night for the 73rd annual golden globe awards. melisa raney has that story and more in today's hollywood minute.
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supporting actor for his role in "creed." it's sly's first golden globe... which the audience gave him a standing ovation for. lamar odom is officially out of the hospital. the former nba star was seen being driven around the san fernando valley over the weekend. lamar has been hospitalized since october when he was found unconscious and fighting nevada. (nat pop) holding on strong to #1 at the box office -- "star wars: the force awakens" ... cashing in nearly 42-million dollars.. in second place.."the revenant" .. million. and rounding out third.. "daddy's home" .. raking in an estimated 15-million dollars. for hollywood minute, i'm melisa
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still to come on news 4 today.... a girl born with only half a heart is petitioning the american doll company to make a doll just like her. we'll have the story behind her journey. and the nfl wild card playoffs are underway - and the vikings were in action yesterday. minnesota took on defending nfc champion seattle. we've got highlights and reaction from minneapolis in
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this monday january 11th. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman is back behind bars. but there's a twist in the case, actor sean penn is out with an interview he conducted in october with guzman while the kingpen was on the run. details on the way. and no one won the big powerball jackpot saturday, that means the historic monster prize gets even bigger. so keep on dreaming a little bit longer... but there was a million dollar tell you where. one organization in michigan is helping to dress veterans well in hopes of landing them jobs after their service to the country. we'll check out their
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> the saga of the mexican drug lord recaptured on friday took a new turn yesterday. rolling stone published an interview "el chapo" guzman reportedly did with sean penn, who said the two met secretly last year. nbc's gabe gutierrez reports from mexico, where
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criminal is back behind bars.
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desire to make a movie about himselfand his interaction with producers and actorseventually led to his arrest. (sot: clint van zandt/ nbc news crime analyst) "i think the mexican authorities want to identify as many people closely associated with el chapo as they can." a trusted source tells nbc news that authorities were aware that penn and del castillo were in mexico to meet with guzman in octoberas law enforcement was closing in. a planned arrest sweep was delayed to assure the two would not be harmed. when the raid eventually took place, el chapo and his security team escaped. we reached out to both penn and del castillo. neither has commented. (gutierrez on camera 1:23 - 1:43) this isn't the first time penn has dabbled in journalism. he's previously written articles for the nation and the san francisco chronicle. in this case, rolling stone says it agreed that the piece would be approved by the subject. the magazine says "el chapo" made no changes. gabe gutierrez, nbc news, almoloya de juarez, mexico. >> jury selection starts today in the trial of a baltimore police officer charged with second- degree murder in the death of a man injured in custody. caesar goodson faces the most
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freddie gray. gray died in april, a week after sustaining grave injuries while in the back of a baltimore police van. goodson is the second of six officers to go to trial in connection with gray's death- which sparked riots in the city. a judge has compelled another officer to testify against him. the suspect who investigators say shot a philadelphia police officer "in the name of islam" is charged with attempted murder. edward archer was arraigned saturday on eight charges - including four felonies. the charges range from attempted murder to aggravated assault. investigators say archer fired at officer jesse hartnett about a dozen times through the window of his marked police car. archer pledged his allegiance to isis during his arrest. police say officer hartnett suffered non-life threatening injuries. archer was denied bail and will next appear in court on january 25th. the texas mother accused of helping her son flee to mexico will ask a judge to reduce her bond. attorneys for tonya couch say
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a fort worth judge set the bail last week- after couch returned to texas. investigators say couch helped her son ethan flee to mexico as prosecutors investigated whether he had violated his probation in a drunken driving case. ethan couch killed four people while driving drunk in 2013- his attorneys argued his privileged lifestyle prevented him from knowing right from wrong. an illinois man missing for five days was found dead in thurston county, nebraska. thurston county sheriff shelly perez says 82-year-old marvin davis was found in a rural area of the county. authorities used cell phone records to track davis....noting he was found with his vehicle. his death is under investigation but does not appear to be suspicious. investigators are working to determine what caused an explosion and fire that caused extensive damage to a historic downtown omaha building that housed a restaurant and apartments. several witnesses say they smelled natural gas
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explosion and subsequent fire that started saturday afternoon in the old market. one man was seriously injured, but no one was killed in the fire. omaha's fire chief says investigators haven't determined the cause of the fire or whether the structure is salvageable. fire crews in whiting, iowa spent part of the afternoon yesterday battling a house fire. authorities say the incident happened shortly after 1:30 in the afternoon in the 600 block of stroud avenue. this home in monona county was fully engulfed in flames. at this time authorities are not releasing any more information. two men were killed and more than 140 buildings destroyed by a wildfire that burned out of control in western australia. authorities said they found the remains of two elderly men while searching burned-out buildings in the historic timber milling town of yarloop. a state of emergency has been declared and residents evacuated from five nearby towns. the united states deployed a b-52 bomber on a low-level flight over
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show of force following north korea's nuclear test last week. the b-52 was joined by two fighter planes in a low flight over an air base near seoul. the u-s military said the flight was "in response to recent provocative action by north korea." governor rick scott toured areas of southwest florida that were damaged by a weekend tornado. the national weather service confirmed the e-f two tornado rolled through cape coral on saturday night. winds reached up to 135 miles-per-hour and scattered debris about 12 square miles. several homes were damaged and about 10- thousand people were left without power. no deaths or serious injuries were reported and power has since been restored. if you haven't checked your powerball lottery tickets yet - don't get your hopes up. for the 19-th time nobody won. the new jackpot is more than a billion dollars and who knows how high it'll be by wednesday night. nbc's kerry sanders is in florida with more on the historic jackpot.
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a record breaking estimated 949,800,000 dollars turns out it these weren't lucky numbers for the millions of ticket holders who played an estimated 65 percent of all possible combinations on that record jackpot with no grand prize winner. meaning powerball fever ... just. got. even. hotter. after building for 2 months wednesday's jackpot will be at least one-point- three billion, that's billion with a b, dollars (nat mos) "i think that's more than i can spend probably "2 dollars and a dream it's a dream that lives on for at least another 3 days after what has been an absolute ticket buying frenzy in 44 states across the country. millions of tickets being sold every hour. (nat mos) "you guys want to buy a lottery ticket? yeahhh! what does a billion dollars buy? well you could get 4 thousand rolls royces to take 9 million
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them 250 million cups of starbucks coffee. but it seems americans are a generous bunch: (nat mos) "charity give to family members i will give my 10 percent to church first i plan to donate to a couple of churches 50 percent to charity give some to charity share it share it with a lot of people and the other big dream many people had while waiting in line for tickets.. (nat mos) "wouldn't have to work anymore" >> now, the odds of winning are one in 292 million. but, someone who purchased a ticket in sioux city got pretty close the ticket was purchased at the hy-vee on gordon drive. the first five numbers on the ticket matched, but missed the powerball number. but that tickets is still worth a million bucks.
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heart is petitioning the american doll company to make a doll just like her. her story's coming up. and i'll have your complete
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in the middle of a time when senior poverty is increasing. republicans and some democrats came up with a brilliant idea for cutting cost-of-living adjustments for social security. we said, "it will be over our dead bodies if you cut social security." as president, i will do everything i can to extend the solvency of social security and expand benefits for people who desperately need them.
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reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back in the teens this weekend. see graphics. >> a young girl born with a heart defect wants to have a doll just like her. she's asking a major doll manufacturer to start making it. sarah rosario has her story from florida...
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like her. (christen sakales, lamaya's mother): "one out of every 100 babies are born with congenital heart defects, so that's a lot of children who have a scar from that." starting this change dot org petition lamaya and her mom christen already have 16- hundred signatures in less than a week. (christen sakales, lamaya's mother): "i would say that 90- percent of the signatures arom other congenital heart defect families and people who would like to see that doll made for their kids." just last week the popular brand started selling a doll with a diabetic kit. all thanks to this 11-year- old in wisconsin getting more than four- thousand signatures on her petition. lamaya hopes hers will do the same. (lamaya sakales, heart surgery patient): "if they're feeling overwhelmed they can look at their dolls chest scars and feel like they're awesome, they're brave, they're cool" a counselor we spoke to says dolls that look like children with illnesses help them be more
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(lisa mcdaniel, social work counselor): "if its not handled in a healthy way, they tend to act out and be angry or they can suffer from anxiety or depression, social withdrawal or problems with school." while lamaya loves her american dolls, she says its time for something new and hopes the doll maker will make her wish come true. >> n-f-l wild card weekend was a busy one. packers and vikings both in action - hoping to show that the nfc north reigns supreme. green bay took on washington - while minnesota hosted seattle. highlights and reaction from both games is next in sports fource morning wrap.
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>> it was wild card weekend in the n-f-l - the playoffs getting underway. ktiv's mark freund has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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to davante adams - puts green bay in front at the half, 17-11. to the third - washington strikes back - cousins - keeper - end zone - redskins re-gain the lead. but after a long eddie lacy run - james starks finsihes the drive with a touchdown - packers led 24-18 after 3. green bay smelled blood in the water - lacy gets em in the end zone one more time - packers - struggled at times late in the season - but they're headed to the divisional round with a 35-18 road win. "when you get to the playoffs, you don't have to talk about the regular season no more, i don't know if you guys got the memo on that," said packers head coach mike mccarthy. "it's the way you need to play." "we just needed a game like this to get our mojo back, and we got our confidence going," said quarterback aaron rodgers. "i said this week that it just takes one. it just takes one performance to get us going back in the right direction and believing that we can make a run." vikings hosting seattle - game-time temperature was negative-6 degrees - the third coldest game in n-f-l history. we pick it up in the 4th quarter - vikings with three field goals on the board - seattle nothing - broken play - but russell wilson finds tyler lockett for 35 yards - deep into minnesota territory. that sets
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seattle would eventually take a 10-9 lead. vikings get a final drive - kyle rudolph on the reception - avoids a tackle - and minnesota is in business. was 3- for-3 on the day - with a chip-shot, 27 yard field goal to win the game - and he shanks it vikings - their season ends on a chilly day at home, 10-to-9. "we missed the field goal, and we lost the game," said vikings head coach mike zimmer. "other than that, they hit kind of a freaky, fluky play. we played great on defense all day. we did a good job in the running game. we did a good job on their quarterback. we missed a chip shot field goal, so that's life." seattle will face carolina in the divisional round. green bay will travel to arizona. for more sports, you can head on over to our website, ktiv.com. i'm mark freund with the sportsfource morning wrap. have a great day. >> after a bitterly cold weekend,
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after a bitterly cold weekend, things are warming up this week. ben's in next with the details. and veterans often have a hard time finding jobs when returning to civilian life. we'll show you what one organization is doing to help the vets land jobs.
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teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. a few snow showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our warming efforts tomorrow with highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back
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walk into a job interview in jeans and a t-shirt... and it's probably going to be a short interview. that can put some veterans in a quandary if they don't own a suit after returning to civilian life. joy wang tells us how one organization in michigan is hoping that getting vets well- dressed... will land them jobs.
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local groups and businesses to make sure veterans in the area don't have to do it alone. (sot: richard merrigan, holt american legion commander) "this will give them something they can be proud to wear." they've collected more than 50 suits in two weeks. (sot: john hayhoe, holt kiwanis) "donated from citizens in the community. and we're getting together. we have a tailor lined up who will adjust the suits for free for the veterans." (reporter stand up: joy wang) "that tailor is also a veteran. bill mc donald tells me he served in the airforce from 1964 to 1968." (sot: bill mc donald/ mc donald tailoring) "i think people when they have an interview, they should look good. first impression and i've been doing this for 30 years and i think i know how to make people look so good." a good look that leads to a good feeling... that'll hopefully lead to a good interview. (sot: rep. tom barrett/ (r) eaton county, mi) "feel more confident in themselves going in for a job interview and hopefully land a great job that'll keep them here in michigan and establish a career for them and support their family as well." something merrigan is proud of since retiring last year. (sot: richard merrigan, holt american legion commander) "we want to see that they can be successful once they get out of the military." and it all starts with dressing for the job you want. >> it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half
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good morning and welcome back. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today, the day before president obama's last state of the union address presidential candidates continue to swipe at each other. both republicans and democrats are ramping up campaign events as the february 1 iowa caucuses are just three weeks away. the latest from washington in just a minute. and forget natural snow. one man in new jersey is making his own white stuff to compensate for a lack of real snowfall. we'll check out his wintery efforts in just a minute. and later.... david bowie, the innovative and iconic singer whose career lasted five decades, has died after a battle with cancer. more on the legacy he leaves behind. but first ben....
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will get some temperature relief this afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. see graphics. >> hillary clinton gets a key endorsement as donald trump sets his sights on his closest competition on the republican side. edward lawrence has the latest on the race to be president.
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pressure grows in the presidential race for the white house. hillary clinton picked up a key endorsement from former congresswom an gabrielle giffords and her astronaut husband. they say clinton is the only candidate who can stand up to the gun lobby. (sot: sec. hillary clinton / (d) presidnetial candidate :15 - :24) "it's the only industry in our country where we have given that kind of cart blanche where you can do whatever you want to do with no fear of legal consequences." senator bernie sanders says he can be tough on gun manufacturer s. (sot: sen bernie sanders / (d) presidnetial candidate :29 - :41) "when gun manufacturer s for example are selling guns into an area and know that those guns are going into the hands of criminals absolutely those gun manufacturer s should be held accountable" a new nbc news/ wall street journal / marist poll shows iowa closer than ever with three weeks to go. within the margin of error, clinton slightly leads sanders. same with the republicans.. senator ted cruz has a
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eligibility to be president because he was born in canada. (sot: donald trump / (r) 1:09) "from ted's stand point and from the party's stand point.. he has to solve this problem because the democrats will sue him if he is the nominee." cruz believes the matter is settled. senator mother in canada and he says that makes him constitutiona lly eligible to be president. i'm edward lawrence in washington, now back to you. >> the iowa caucus is three weeks from today and candidates and their supporters are in full gear visiting the hawkeye state. on saturday, virginia governor terry mcauliffe campaigned for hillary clinton in sioux city, paying a visit to her local campaign office. mcauliffe says he's known mrs. clinton for 30 years and that he believes she's the fighter iowa families need in the white house. he says clinton will fight for the working class, affordable college and bringing health care costs down. "i've seen her fight on these issues for 30 straight years and she will be a great president. as i say she is smart, she is strong, she is passionate and that's what we need in the next president of the united states of america," said virginia
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mcauliffe is making capmaign appearances across iowa on clinton's behalf. gop candidate rick santorum returned to iowa this weekend. the former senator talked about the importance of getting out and interacting with iowans. more than 70 people attended the house party last night in sac city. those at the gathering spoke with santorum about issues of national security, faith, and action he would take if elected. the former senator explained the importance of meeting one-on-one with iowans leading up to the caucus. "a lot can happen and the reason a lot can is becuase iowans don't pay attention to the national polls, they don't pay attention to what the experts say are best for them. they go out and do what these 75-80 people are doing here tonight; which is come out, meet the candidates, and kick the tires," said rick santorum, gop candidate. santorum will be in orange city this morning for a town hall at the pizza ranch. it starts at 10 o'clock.
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a gop primary in 2016. paul lunde of ames, iowa says he will challenge congressman steve king for his seat. lunde plans to introduce 12 constitutiona l amendments if he gets elected. included in those amendments are a plan to end lifetime appointments for all new federal judges, including supreme court justices. he would also incorporate a balanced federal budget without raising the income tax or requiring cuts in federal spending. for more information on lunde's campaign you can visit lunde for congress dot org. proposals to expand medicaid and dakota teacher pay are expected to dominate the 2016 legislative session. lawmakers return tomorrow to pierre, where they must set the state budget and will tackle a spread of issues during the session. gov. dennis daugaard's plan to expand medicaid comes with plenty of conditions. it's also unclear how lawmakers will raise pay for south dakota teachers, whose nation. the iowa legislature is expected to tackle k through 12 education
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the session that begins today. the democratic- controlled senate and the republican- led house have long been at odds over how much money to spend on education. the 2016 session will likely continue that pattern. ktiv's matt breen is in des moines and will have coverage from the capitol on news 4 tonight. we've seen quite a bit of snow so far this winter... but mother nature hasn't been so generous to new jersey with the white stuff. so one man applied the do-it-yourself concept to compensate for the missing snowfall. vanessa murdock explains how it worked.
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house or yard in hawthorne and passaic county that has snow." michael jannicelli says his homemade north pole is a childhood dream come true. (michael jannicelli, created snow in front yard): "i had a lady pull over there get out of her car... look both ways run across the street and touch it." wanda guse walked by today and hand to do the (wanda guse, hawthorne resident): "this is amazing. " jannicelli started making snow monday....with this.... (michael jannicelli, created snow in front yard): "it's a snow gun. (butted with) in here it makes magic." (vanessa murdock, reporting): "this magic maker can crank out 1 inch per hour in right conditions. it has to be at least 35 degrees cold and the relative humidity just right." after two nights in action...the snow in spots is 10 inches deep natsot: "pinch me someone is this real." jannicelli's son, michael...says word of his snow is spreading fast.... (michael jannicelli, has homemade snow in front yard): "when i walk into
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least get five kids asking how did you get snow on your lawn?" and, while there today, a classmates parents themselves...even snapped pictures.... mos: "it's a lot more than i thought." mos: "it's a riot. i love it, especially when it's snow, a novelty this winter. from hawthorne, new jersey, >> the holiday season may be over, but one local church is continuing tradition with a very unique nativity scene. father daniel rupp of blessed sacrament church has been working on this nativity scene for two years. and this christmas, the 12 foot long creation came to life. the scene pictures baby jesus, mary, joseph and the wise men...but also an entire town. "just the christmas season with the nativity, how the baby was born. he wasn't born in a palace, he was born in a very poor environment with animals. not a place that you and i would choose to be born,
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lot just from that, right from day one," said blessed sacrament rupp. the nativity scene will be up for the next two weeks. for details on when to visit ktiv.com an artist makes a unique sculpture out a dairy department staple. we'll show it to you next in what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible
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i can't believe it's butter! dozens gathered to witness the unveiling of the carefully crafted butter sculpture to open the 100th pennsylvania farm show last week. the sculpture features a dairy cow, farm family, baby chicks, and apple pies. organizers say about one-thousand pounds of butter was used and it took the sculptor a record-setting 14 days to make. they say the butter is not edible and will be recycled to help power a nearby farm. officials expect more than 500-thousand people to attend the farm festivities, which started saturday and will run through
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a famous rock star passed away last night. we'll have the details coming up. plus... harrison ford hits a huge milestone. we'll tell you what it is, after the break.
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singer david bowie has died following a battle with cancer. the news was posted on his official web site and social media pages. according to a short statement by his agent, bowie "died peacefully" sunday "surrounded by his family and friends" after an 18-month battle.
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25-th album "blackstar" on friday, which was also his birthday. bowie was 69 years old. pop star justin bieber and his entourage were asked to leave a mayan archaeological site in mexico after he apparently tried to climb onto or among the ruins. bieber and members of his party posed for photos with employees of jungla maya park on mexico's caribbean coast. visitors can climb some pyramids in mexico, but others are roped off or have "no entry" signs if they are considered vulnerable or unstable. the site's tourist guide said he saw bieber try to climb the site's main pyramid. the force is definitely with harrison ford! he's grossed more at the u-s box office than any other actor. ford has raked in about 4-point-7 billion dollars at the box office... thanks, in part, to the big success of his latest film "star wars: the force awakens." the 73-year-old has an impressive 41 movies under his belt. hillary clinton took some time away from
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states to sit down with ellen degeneres. in an interview on "the ellen degeneres show" set to air today, clinton talked about what it's like to be a woman running for president, and her thoughts on president obama's gun control initiatives. clinton also got a chance to talk about her appearance last year on saturday night live, and the the selfie secrets she learned from kim kardashian. you can catch ellen's interview with clinton, today right here on ktiv at 4 p.m. monday sarah- actress amanda peet is 44 al- singer mary j. blige is 45 sarah- world golf hall of famer ben crenshaw is 64 al- country singer naomi judd is 70 sarah- actor mitchell ryan is 82
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we'll see yet another frigid morning with windchills near 20 below zero for those you in northeastern siouxland who are under a windchill advisory. the rest of the viewing area won't be much better off with air temperatures near 0, so be sure to remember the hats and gloves because it only takes a half-hour or so for frost-bite to set in on exposed skin. we will get some temperature relief this afternoon with highs in the teens and 20s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. a few snow showers will move through this evening which could put another coating of snow on the ground in some spots, but shouldn't result in much if any accumulation. we'll have a little speed bump in our warming efforts tomorrow with highs only expected to reach the lower teens before returning to the 20s and 30s the rest of the work week. don't get too used to it though because we're back in the teens this weekend. see graphics. >> coming up after the break, we'll have the top headlines in siouxland one more time. and a group of wounded veterans made some new friends over the weekend.
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morning in siouxland. the man who won iowa's republican caucus four years ago is back in siouxland, campaigning for president. former seantor rick santorum spoke to a group of about 75 people at a house party last night in sac city. he's trailing in the polls and he says that's why it's important to get out and meet iowans face to face. he says iowans don't pay attention to what the "experts" say are best for them. santorum will host a town hall meeting at the orange city pizza ranch this morning at ten. virginia governor terry mcauliffe campaigned for hillary clinton in sioux city this weekend with a visit to her local campaign office. mcauliffe says he's known clinton for 30 years and he believes she's the fighter iowa families need in the white house. he says clinton will fight for the working class, affordable college and bringing health care
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the holiday season is behind us, but one local church is continuing a tradition with a unique nativity scene. father daniel rupp of blessed sacrament church has been working on this nativity scene for the past two years. and this christmas, the 12 foot long creation came to life. the nativity scene will be up for two more weeks.
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a group of wounded warriors taking part in a cycling event in the florida keys stopped to befriend some dolphins along the way. thirty-eight wounded military personnel visited the dolphin research center... sharing dolphin kisses... and swimming with the animals. of course the dolphins were entertaining "show-offs"... doing flips... providing flipper-shakes... and pulling the soldiers around the bay. the event was organized by the wounded warrior project. >
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good morning. breaking overnight. legend lost. rock star david bowie has died. changes >> the groundbreaking musician losing a private 18-month-long battle with cancer just days ter his 69th birthday. this morning a look back at his music and style that made him one of the most influential artists of his time. under fire. mexican authorities want to talk to sean penn about his secret
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