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came very, very close! ktiv's sam curtiss has the
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has won it will be happy." which stewart says he is, despite missing out on the nearly $1.6 billion jackpot. "i'm just happy with what we got," said bryon stewart. as for the million dollar question, what's his first step with all this money? "first thing i want to do is pay loans off, pay anything, any type of bill," said bryon stewart. "i just want to get that out of the way." the 23-year-old isn't quitting his day job either. "i want to keep on working, i want to keep going," said bryon stewart. "i won this money but i don't want to just retire. it's not possible anymore." in onawa, iowa, sam curtiss, ktiv news four. >> lottery officials say after taxes, stewart walked away with $1.4 million. the cooler temperatures are coming back tomorrow. meteorologist tj springer joins us now to tell us just how cold it's going to get. i hope everyone enjoyed our little mild stretch of weather across siouxland because it's quickly going to
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expected to drift through the region later on tonight which will set the stage for yet another arctic blast. a few flurries and a spotty snow shower or two will be possible in the overnight, along with the frontal passage. winds will pick up as we move we roll into friday in conjuction with much colder and winder conditions. after taking office last year,
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governor pete ricketts vowed to make property tax relief a priority. it's a theme that continued today, as the governor delivered his second state of the state address. ktiv's robert lowe has more from lincoln, nebraska.
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for example, cutting a projected 6.8 percent increase in 2016 for n to 1.7 percent. "every farmer, every farmowner pays that tax every year whether you make money or not," said state sen. dave bloomfield from hoskins. another portion of the package includes tightening local government spending limits. "he's(gov. rickett's) has basically looked at the entire realm of services me must have and those we'd like to have," said sen. lydia brasch, bancroft, ne. but, the gov. didn't stop with property tax relief. ricketts is also asking lawmakers to approve using $150 million of the infrastructure. that'll possibly drive forward the expansion of highway 81 and highway 275 from two to four lanes. "it gives a base, along with the design-build concept, so moved on 275 as early as scheer, norfolk, ne.. but, time is not on the
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60 days versus 90 days in an odd year. already one week into the 2016 session...the clock is ticking reporting in lincoln, nebraska with chief photogrpaher jordan ogren, robert lowe, ktiv news 4. >> when ricketts finished his speech, he embarked on a cross-state trip to push for his priorities. in south sioux city, ricketts talked about property taxes relief. he also touted nebraska's low unemployment rate of 2.9 percent, which is the second lowest in the country. but, ricketts says that also leads to challenges finding a skilled workforce. "we've created the nebraska developing youth talent initiative which is working with private sector companies to get involved with our schools to help develop some of that training at an early age," said nebraska governor pete ricketts. today, ricketts also taked about the controversial policy the nebraska school activities association board passed that would allow transgender students to participate in sports. the board passed its gender participation policy on a six-to-two vote. "as the father of two daughters,
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concerned about boys competing in sports against my daughters," said ricketts. "i think what some other boards have voted for, which is gender at birth to determine this is absolutely appropriate." after south sioux city, ricketts headed to columbus, nebraska. during his speech, today, governor ricketts honored a madison county sheriff's sergeant. todd volk got a standing ovation from those gathered at the annual address, in lincoln. back in december, volk jumped onto a moving, runaway semi to save a driver who was having a medical episode. dashcam video of the rescue was seen millions of times on the internet as word of the story spread. two days after delivering his "condition of the state" speech, in des moines, iowa governor terry branstad hit the road to sell his ideas to iowans. the focus of his speech, on tuesday, was an extension of the penny sales tax to pay for school infrastructure and water
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extend the tax by 20-years, to 2049. the first 10-million dollars of new revenue, each year, will go to schools. right now, all schools share 458-million dollars. but, by 2049, the total grows to 788-million dollars, annually. over the next 33-years, the tax split will be worth 4- billion dollars to the state's water quality initiatives. "the farmers i've talked to, the businesses i've talked to, the environmentalists i've talked to all are complemetary that we've come up with an "outside the box", unique idea here," said gov. terry branstad, (r) iowa. "it's one that can be done without raising taxes at a time that i don't think iowans want to see their taxes go up." in an interview with ktiv's sarah te slaa, branstad said the idea to extend the penny sales tax came from a conversation he had with sioux city community schools superintendent dr. paul gausman. as the iowa legislative session wraps up its first week,
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request for more state aid to schools. sioux city's education association is advocating for raises for local teachers in their initial proposal for tbhe 2016-2017 school year. regional director bruce lear says, like every year, they hope to get more pay for teachers. this year, the union is asking for an six-percent increase for salaried teachers. "teachers are professionals as we begin this process, what we're looking for is the recognition of the work that they do in order to help kids achieve," bruce lear, director for the sioux city education association. the union is also asking for smaller class sizes, which would require the district to hire more teachers. the sioux city community school board will review the proposal, and provide a responding proposal on january 28th. afterwards, the groups will have private negotiations to settle on a final contract. the community development agency, in south sioux city, is looking for commercial developers to propose ideas for
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the area, which is called the "all american division", is behind the walmart on cornhusker drive. it has 11 available lots. each one is between one- and-a-half and three-and- half acres. the price is about 35- thousand an acre. the cda has been marketing the land for a few years. for anyone interested in purchasing land they can contact the economic development director at the number on the bottom of the screen. deputies in sac county, iowa, are trying to determine how a school bus and pick-up collided on highway 20, late this afternoon. the sac sun newspaper reports the accident happened, at about 4:20pm, at the intersection of highway 20 and rolf avenue. that's about four miles north of sac city. as you can see by the pictures, the bus ended up in a deep ditch on the northwest side of the road. a dispatcher with the sac county sheriff's office couldn't offer any additional details. so, we don't know if any students were on the bus at the time of the accident. we hope to have more for you tomorrow when the sheriff's issues a press release. a rock valley, iowa, man has been sentenced to
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meth charges. a judge sentenced 29- year-old austin mulder to an additional five years in prison for possession of pseudoephedr ine as precursor with intent to manufacture meth. in october of 2014 police found a meth lab, and remnants from a previous meth cook, at mulder's home. mulder was sentenced to five years in prison to run concurrently to his current prison terms imposed in sioux county. still to come... we'll show you some ways to whittle away at the weight you gained over the holidays. "healthbeat 4" is just 14- minutes away. i hope everyone enjoyed our little mild stretch of weather across
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mild stretch of weather across siouxland because it's quickly going to be erased as we move front is expected to drift through the region later on tonight which will set the stage for yet another arctic blast. a few flurries and a spotty snow shower or two will be possible in the overnight, along with the frontal passage. winds will pick up as we move we roll into friday in conjuction with much colder and winder conditions. wind chills will most certainly be a factor, with many spots bundle up out there. the strongest cold front will move through on saturday with the greatest push of arctic air. as this moves through saturday evening, more snow is expected to move through with accumlations of 1-3 inches possible. the sun will return sunday along with bitterly cold conditions. temperatures will fall as far as 20 below zero sunday night into monday. we will begin to moderate just a little bit as we kick off the next work week, with temps. climbing back into the 20s for thursday. still to come... the gloves were off at tonight's
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the gloves were off at tonight's gop debate as the top seven candidates took the stage. hear from the candidates coming up. >
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty.
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candidate): "the good news is, the next commander in chief is standing on this stage." only two weeks are left before the iowa caucuses and the candidates didn't hold back during the second to last debate. the top seven republican presidential candidates stood shoulder to shoulder tonight-- hoping to convince voters why they should be the pick for president. but a good portion of the debate pitted the number one and the number two candidates in the polls -- donald trump and ted cruz. not about electability -- but on eligibility. ted cruz had the lead in iowa questions about whether cruz, born in canada, is eligible to be president. "there was nothing to this the constitution hasn't changed. but the poll numbers have." (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate): "if for some reason he beats the rest of the field... (booing) see they don't like that... see they don't like that he beats the rest of the field because they like me." the next...and last debate before the iowa caucuses...will be thursday, january 28th in des moines.
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clinton's edge over bernie sanders has shrunk to iowa. that's according to a new bloomberg/de s moines register poll released today. in a survey of 503 "likely" democratic caucus-goers, clinton leads sanders 42- percent to 40-percent. but, it's within the 4-point margin of error. statistically, this race is a "dead heat." still to come.... do you still have holiday weight shed? on tonight's healthbeat 4, hear
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with parties and family get-togethers. and, if you're like many people, it's time to try and take off that extra winter weight. ktiv's sheila brummer has a few tips in tonight's healthbeat 4.
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presciption for getting back on track. simple: a combition of exercise and healthy eating. but, don't expect a quick fix. 1:16 "you want to lose about appoximently 1-2 pounds a week. if you lose it too fast there's a good chance of it coming back". a good goal, try working out 30 minutes. three to five times a week. 2:07 "you want to start out real easy. 10 minues is what considered intentional physical activity." 2:15 "even if you start out 10 minutes at a time it's even more than some do." and, for food. strive for a balanced diet. 2:40 "a lot of people think if they cut out a lot of food they'll lose a lot of weight. but, you have to fuel your body to keep fueling your body." with chief photographer, jordan ogren, sheila brummer, ktiv news 4. >> caboth says reach out to a nutritionist or dietician if needed. and, experts say losing weight can be more about
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to take a look at what you should put on your plate check out myplate-dot- gov. we also have a link on our website brad's here -- a great night for the hawkeyes. none of iowa's players were even born the last time they won at michigan state. but that's all over now. and, high school highlights as west tries to stop a losing skid against hinton. sports fource is next.
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then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. sticking to your new year's resolutions can be hard. we'll show you some apps that can help you stay on track with your fitness goals. and members of a karate club in eastern iowa are training to become jedi's. we'll meet the
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favor tonight. the hawkeyes haven't won at michigan state since 1993 and the spartans are 8-0 at home. add in -- that the spartans were trying to avenge their only loss to iowa, and had star denzel valentine back -- the hawks had to be at their best. mike gesell only played two minutes in the first half because of foul trouble, but iowa dominated anyway. peter jok was on fire from the start -- that's 3 from the top of the key. he had 19 in the first half. iowa made 8 of their first 12 three point tries -- there's no defense for that bomb from jarrod uthoff. iowa up by 16 points. the lead got to 20 -- adam woodbury more. uhl had 10 points off the bench just before the half -- christian williams steals the pass -- and passes ahead to jok for the dunk. 47-25 at the half. jok had 23. more -- uthoff had a double-double, 15 points and 10 rebounds tom izzo couldn't watch -- as iowa wins easily 76-59. it's their biggest margin of victory in east lansing since
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since peaking at number-4 in the rankings, iowa state has slumped in big 12 play. the cyclones are 1-3 in the conference and are in danger of falling out of the top 25. iowa state lost at texas on tuesday night, 94-91 in overtime. the cyclones go to kansas state on saturday, who is also 1-3 in the big 12 -- but isu's remaining opponent have won 75 percent of their games -- best in the nation. head coach steve prohm admitted today that's he's deleted his social media accounts to avoid seeing criticism. "i came here to do a great job here," said prohm. "i love this place. i love this school and the fans. i don't want to let anybody down so it bothers you. it hurts you as as a human. but we're going to get through it. at the end of the day we're going to do special things." "there's no quitters in this locker room," said isu senior georges niang. "nobody thinks we can't do this and we all believe in each other or else we all wouldn't be here. i think you guys are going to be in for a surprise."
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3 o'clock on saturday. the cyclones host number-2 oklahoma on monday night. the bishop heelan girls fell out of the new class 4a rankings after three straight losses dropped their record to 4-5. it's didn't get any easier for the crusaders, who hosted the number-1 ranked team in south dakota, sioux falls washington. heelan trailing by nine in the second quarter. the crusaders get it to taylor ferguson and the senior drives through the lane and gets the roll -- cutting the lead to 7. but washington still leads at the half -- off the miss, 5-foot-6 jade visker gets the put-back. the warriors lead 32-21 at the break. third quarter -- heelan cuts into the lead -- kierra llanos feeds grace hanno on the 'give and go' -- crusaders back within ten. but washington is tough. sydney arrington clears some space and scores. washington beats heelan, 60 to 46. the west boys trying to break a four-game losing streak against hinton, who's 8 and 4. second quarter -- west's cliff mccray gets the steal and will
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wolverines up by five. but hinton comes back to take the lead. off the miss, andrew hasselquist gets the board and bucket. hinton up by one. then, the blackhawks got back-to-back buckets from jay small -- that three keeps hinton in front. but west led by 11 at the break -- noah mcwell takes it (all the way, the other way) for the dunk. west tops hinton, 71-51. the musketeers win at first place lincoln, 3-1. the muskies led 2-zip after one period and added an empty net goal in the third. sioux city is now 16-15 and 1. the muskies play in omaha on
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