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washington, dc :23 - :32) "we're preparing for a blizzard and i don't know that i have lived through a forecast like this" dc's mayor has declared a state of emergency starting friday... closing schools, government and businesses.. while residents stocked up. (natsound/guy buying salt) "bye, bye everybody...ge t ready" surprised it's taken this long for winter to get here, a foot or more may fall in philadelphia, new york and the northeast. (sot/ mayor bill de blasio / new york 36 - :54) "we've all been lulled to sleep a bit by how warm a winter it's been. it's astounding to me that we are almost to feb 1 before we had our first real snow storm" the storm may become dangerous with what's expected to fall across the carolinas. (sot/ gov. pat mccrory / (r) north carolina :59 - 1:03) "sleet and rain will accumulate as ice making roads very treacherous and coating trees and having an impact on our power" . (sot/ bill karins / meteorologist) "when you get to a half an inch of ice accumulation, that's when things start falling." stores in the path of the storm have been had a run on supplies....som e shelves are empty.... (nats) while airlines have warned passengers that flying could be a mess....and some carriers have waived change fees. chris clackum, nbc news. >>
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the east coast causing the snow storm? chief meteorologis t ron demers is here to break it down for us.
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iowa congressman steve king is lashing out at governor terry branstad for telling iowans caucus. king says the governor's comments are potentially dangerous for the future of the iowa caucuses. he wonders what candidadtes will want to come to the state if they know the governor may campaign directly against them. branstad has criticized cruz for calling for an end to federal support of ethanol. king has endorsed cruz' candidacy. the woodbury county republican party chairman is also criticizing branstad. kevin alons issued a statment reading in part quote "i am very disappointed with governor
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cruz. in the end branstad did more to reveal his "establishment" credentials than to tarnish those of presidential candidate ted cruz. alons says woodbury county republican leadership have all pledged to remain neutral in this and other primary elections, in line with president ronald reagan's "11th commandment" stating republicans don't criticize fellow republicans. a sioux city attorney has decided to throw his hat a sioux city attorney has decided to throw his hat in the ring for district 6 of the iowa state house of representatives. republican jim carlin announced his candidacy for the iowa house. dozens gathered in the library in sergeant bluff-luton elementary for the announcement , this afternoon. when asked how he came to this decision, carlin says he's concerned for future generations. "like a lot of grandparents, we're concerned about the future of our grandchildren," said carlin. "we want them to have the same things we had, we want them to have the same opportunities and education and have the same values to build a life with." carlin has been an attorney in
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over 23 years. he is also a veteran of the united states army. iowa state representativ e dan huseman announced today he will be running for re-election in district 3. huseman graduated from aurelia high school and buena vista university. huseman serves as chair of the transportatio n, infrastructur e and capitals appropriation s subcommitee. according to a release from the iowa house republicans, huseman says he is pleased with the progress the house has made and looks to continue his efforts in balancing the state budget. district three is comprised of cherokee and o' brien counties as well as four townships in sioux county and four townships in plymouth county. from religion and taxes to social security and renewable fuels, former arkansas governor mike huckabee touted his stance on issues facing the country. the republican brought his faith-based campaign to the siouxland center for active generations this morning. during his sioux city 'huckabee huddle,' he said as president, he would give decision- making power back to the states
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the environment. huckabee also talked about restoring what he calls, 'our national soul.' "this country has lost its national soul and by that i mean we used to a country that valued virtue, patriotism. we understood that some things were right and some things were wrong. we upheld that, we instilled that in our children, we made that a part of every community. we weren't always divide by race and economic position," says huckabee. one voter says after hearing huckabee's stance on the issues, he'll be caucusing for him. "i wanted to see where he stood on a lot of things and see as far as the politics, he know about it more than i do. he's facing a lot bigger things than i am, so i just wanted to see if i agreed with the things he said, and i did. i feel comfortable for him to be the man to make the decisions," says craig sandvick, a huckabee supporter. huckabee won the iowa caucuses in 2008, and he says he'll stay strong in his strategy to win this year. he says short cuts or big money won't win over
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about their needs will win him the caucuses. he also campaigned in le mars, sioux center, rock valley and sheldon today. hillary clinton is ramping up her criticism of senator bernie sanders.. as she's now locked in a bitter battle to win democratic contests in early states. nbc's edward lawrence has more from washington.
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and not just a handful of billionaire campaign contributors." (super already on screen in upper corner- bernie 2016 :42-:55) in a new political ad sanders uses simon and garfunkel songs.. images of millennial voters.. and pictures from his huge crowds. (nat sot sanders ad ) "we've all come to look for america" https: beyond the first two contests, sanders is hiring staff to cover all eleven super tuesday states. (nat sot from ad - super already on the screen - www.hillaryclinton.com 1:07-1:09) a day after releasing her own campaign ad clinton repeated the themes that she is presidential. https: (sot hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate 1:10-1:16) "i am the only candidate on either side with the experience and judgment to keep us safe at home and strong in the world." with 11 days to the iowa caucuses clinton.. and her supporters are putting on the full court press. (insert ends) (two second pause) audio outcue: edward lawrence, nbc news, washington. >> still to come on live at five.... a house fire breaks out in norfolk, nebraska severly damaging a home the latest on the damage and.... a federal safety official has a new warning for
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the man who was shot by police after he pointed a gun at officeres in yankton, south dakota will be sentenced tomorrow. trae angel pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault against law enforcement, and one count aggravated assault resulting in serious bodily injury. officers attempted to take angel into custody back in september when police say he assaulted two people and attempted to carjack a woman at gunpoint. he later pointed a gun at the officers. d-c-i concluded the shooting by officer jason foote was justified. authorities in northern siouxland are alerting the public to yet another scam that's making the rounds. this scam is on facebook and involves lottery winnings. the dickinson county sheriff's office tells our news partner, kuoo radio
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fell victim to the scam and lost 10-thousand dollars as a result. authorities say if you see the post, just disregard it. the sheriff's office added it appears the perpetrators of the scam are targeting certain age groups. failure of an electrical circuit in the attic is being blamed for a fire that severly damaged a home in norfolk, nebraska early this morning. the blaze was reported at 2:45 a-m in the 600-block of walnut avenue. flames and heavy smoke were coming from the rear of the house when firefighters arrived on the scene. everybody got out of the home safely. the fire was brought under control within an hour. damages to the home and it's contents are estimated at 45-thousand dollars. a federal safety official has a new warning for consumers with hoverboards. the chairman of the consumer product safety commission is urging consumers with hoverboards to keep a working fire extinguisher nearby. this is due to safety and quality concerns following a
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electric scooters bursting into flames while charging or during use. will smith says he will not attend the academy awards next month, joining his wife, jada pinkett smith, and others in protest against two straight years of all-white acting nominees. he said this morning that he and his wife decided that they wouldn't be comfortable "to stand there and say this is ok." some thought smith might be nominated for his performance in the football drama "concussion." he had been nominated twice before, for 2001's "ali" and "the pursuit of happyness" in 2006. didn't get snow during the day. but what about our chances tonight? ron's full forecast is coming up after the break. from religion and taxes to
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as president, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. wever forget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone.we need an international coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
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from religion and taxes to social security and renewable fuels, former arkansas governor mike huckabee touted his stance on issues facing the country. if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. the republican brought his faith-based campaign to the siouxland center for active generations this morning. during his sioux city 'huckabee huddle,' he said as president, he would give decision- making power back to the states for things like education and the environment. a sioux city attorney has decided to throw his hat in the ring for district 6 of the iowa state house of representatives. republican jim carlin announced his candidacy for the iowa house. dozens gathered in the library in sergeant bluff-luton elementary for the announcement . chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us now with the forecast. it was another cloud-filled day in siouxland but at least temperatures were once again in the 20s. a band of snow that developed northwest of
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will move into our area early tonight giving us a chance of some light snow but only a dusting is expected for most of our area. we'll see patchy fog tonight as well. friday will be a little cooler with maybe a peek or two of sun although clouds will again be hanging pretty tough. temperatures get a bit warmer for the weekend as highs go into the low 30s. our next system moves in by sunday night and monday with chances of snow coming our way again. once we get rid of that storm, better warming should finally take place by late next week. a unique view of the northern a unique view of the northern
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taken from above the earth. astronauts scott kelly and tim peake shared online their view of the aurora borealis from the international space station. the natural light display happens when a burst of the sun's gas and magnetic field causes a solar wind-- which is the stream of energy specks from the sun. that stream hits the earth's atmosphere... and there you go!-- lights! a minnesota college hockey player gets creative by using his love for ice .. and a recent cold snap.
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multi-colored igloo. mitch fritz says it took him it. he said he bought 500 bread tins and froze each brick inside -- at the same time -- with some food coloring. he said it was a fun project to complete and a way to pass the time. when we come back....how one college student came up with an idea to help put kids in the
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especially for kids. but one college student came up with a way to help put them at ease. it all has to do with turning their i-v bags into a source for superpowers. stacey sager reports.
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(bobby lenahan, created superhero iv bags) "impervious to anything, she can turn her skin into diamond, make the kids feel strong." especially if they're more seriously ill than erik. he's the ninth pediatric patient to try i-v heroes at this hospital. the others all had cancer or blood disorders, but gave the product very high marks. (stacey sager, reporting) "now eventually the goal is to have some of the more famous i-v heroes come for a visit, like disney princesses? batman?" widening the scope of his patent-pending product is something bobby would love to do, maybe even include versions for adults as well. they cost under a dollar each to make, about what he's charging, because for now it's all about endorsements like the one from the sister of a 2-year-old patient. (bobby lenahan, created bags) "she runs straight to the back and asks for super sally because she wants to make her little (cathy dunn, staten island introduce these covers, and they
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simple concept that seems priceless. >> hospital officials with a children's cancer center that first tested the superhero i-v bags say they've had tremendous results. they say 100-percent of their patients were in a better mood after the superhero i-v was installed. we'll be right back after this... the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world...
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police were searching for a man on a nationwide felony warrant. coming up at six... the full details on who police were looking for and how the situation ended. plus... something old becoming new again. how the renovation of an old jail in dakota county could help not only county leaders, but also you. a group of adorable baby otters is safe at a florida wildlife hospital after they were rescued by a homeowner. the three tiny and helpless otters were discovered when a driveway was dug up at a
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an otter den. unfortunately the frightened mother ran off and didn't return. now volunteers at the florida wildlife hospital are trying to fill in. animal care staff are busy with six half-hour feedings a day for each otter... but they won't be able to survive on their own until july or august. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: light snow possible. low: 14 wind: n 5-10 mph 20 wind: n 5-10 mph thanks for joining us for news channel four live at five. we're back again at six. stay tuned for the n-b-c nightly news he was rated a+ by the nra. not for his promises, but for defending the second amendment... he's a man of deep faith, who fought time and again for the right to life. he laid out a plan
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