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has been cutting hair for more than 90 years. what's his secret to keep on clipping? his story is on the way. but first, here's ben.
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democratic presidential candidates will take the stage together tonight one last time before the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton, martin o'malley and bernie sanders take part in a town hall at drake university in des moines, iowa. they'll answer questions individually. this is the last democratic forum before iowa's february first caucuses- the first in the nation. the des moines register newspaper announced its endorsements for the republican president on saturday. the paper picked hillary clinton because they say no other candidate can match the depth or experience. they praised her work as a party lines to fight for job creation and universal health care. on the republican side... the
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endorsed senator marco rubio because they say he has the potential to chart a different direction for the g-o-p. they praised his ideas on improving the economy... education system... and social programs. they say he represents the party's best hope. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton campaigned in marion, iowa yesterday. she talked to olivia mancino about her campaign and her e-mail controversy.
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respect between the pair, clinton used the event in marion to highlight their differences, specifcally regarding the issue of free college tuition. i asked her to elaborate. hillary and is that we should help middle class working a poor families to afford college, i dont think people should pay for bill and me to send our granddaguther to college if we can make that commitment, so i have a diferent view" thing clinton has that sanders doesn't...an email scandal. the state department is currently investigating tens of thousands of clinton's emails sent from her own private server. a recent leaked report indicates some of those
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information -- olivia youve maintainted you didnt know, they werent classified at the time, does that answer change with the news coming out about this recent batch? hillary 'not at all, nothing changes, weve said the same thing for many months, i did not send or receive any material marked classified" clinton says she was the one who asked for the emails to be made public herself and now, claims departments want to deem them classified in retrospect. thats like driving down a street you follow a 35 mph speedlimit then retroactively they say its 25 and they issue you a ticket, well thats not the way governemnt works and thats not the way our country works" with just days left to go, it's yet to be seen if and how the leak of emails... and her time spent iowa will affect the outcome come caucus night. olivia i asked clinton if she expected such a tight race with sanders this close to the finish, she said yes, and she plans on criss crossing the state until the very last day." >> donald trump made a campaign stop in sioux center on saturday. ktiv's michelle schoening has more from his town hall meeting with siouxland voters.
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trump touched on his self-funding campaign, immigration and keeping jobs in america. "i'm taking back jobs from china, i'm taking jobs back from japan, i'm taking jobs back from mexico. i mean nebsco is taking their big plant and moving it to mexico...who wants that," said donald trump, republican presidential candidate. like many candidates, trump emphasized the importance of caucusing in iowa. "most people vote...it's a lot easier. but there's something about the caucus that is really cool. it means you have to want to do. it means you really have to want to do it. it's just an amazing tradition and iowa is just an amazing place," said donald trump, republican presidential candidate. one supporter says trump talks about what no one else will. "he's finally bringing...out what people have been thinking for a a ng time. i know what people in my area, in my household have been thinking and what no one else has talk about before," said sue mathis, trump supporter. trump says if he doesn't win..all the work will be for nothing. "how does it feel what you've done? you've changed the whole way that people look at this. it was the summer of trump and now the autmn of trump and how does it feel. it doesn't feel like anything because unless i win then it all would've been just a waste of my time," said donald trump, republican presidential candidate. in sioux center, michelle schoening--kti v news four.
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and with trump supporters comeme trump protestors. about a dozen people gathered to oppose trump's language against minority groups and women during his stop in sioux center. the silent protestors used signs to stand up against language used by trump. one member says his words are unacceptable. "it's really not something anyone we know who thinks it's a problem or merits any type of language that trumps and other politicians...freque ntly use," said dan knauss, protestors the group said they want those minorities in surrounding communities to know there are people who care. dr. ben carson brought his campaign to sioux city, speaking to a big crowd during a
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theater on saturday. ktiv's sam curtiss has that.
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to hearing what people say my message is." this week, defense secretary ash carter told cnbc he wants to accelerate the battle to defeat isis. "we need to recognize that we have to take away their territory," said carson. "the smart thing, in my opinion, isis to consult with our military experts and ask them what do they need in order to take that territory." back home, with the national debt climbing, curbing student debt remains a big topic on the campaign trail. something carson feels legislation won't fix. "so we need to back up a little bit and get back to the point where the colleges and universities have some skin in the game," said dr. ben carson. in sioux c cy, sam curtiss, ktitinews four. >> president obama will reportedly tackle one legacy of the c-i-a's so- called "secret war" during the vietnam era. his aids say he's expected to announce a major initiative to clear unexploded u-s bombs in laos. that's a communist nation next to vietnam targeted by u-s aircraft during the war.
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the ordidince didn't explode on impac and it continues to kill or maim people in laos when it's set off up to this day. obama will reportedly make his initiative official during his landmark trip to laos this fall. the lewis and clark interprative center has added one more figure to its exhibit. the president thomas jefferson animatronic explains jefferson's vision of finding a water route to the pacific ocean. also...touching on the records jefferson kept about the people and the environment of the west. the center director says the exhibit gives life to this part of history. "we're known here at the center for our animatronics--lewis, clark, and of course seamen the dog and our prarie dog. now we have the central figururin the plannini, the beginning of t t core ofofiscovery's journey all the way to the paciiic ocean," said marcia poole, director at the lewis and clark interprative center. the interpretive center showcased the new addition this weekend. at-home dna tests are growing in
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coming up next, we'll show you how these tests can give you more info about yourself and your pets too. ben: and i'll have your complete today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country
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the doggie genetic tests from wisdom panel range between 85 and 100 dollars. coming up next on news 4 today.... one man is overcoming the odds and climbing his way to new heights and adventures. we'll share his
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when trevor thomas's life changed dramatically a decade
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that has taken him to heights he never dreamed of. nbc's gadi schwartz has his story.
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blind guy, i shouldn't be out here." on this winter day, we followed him and tenille thru icy climbs too steep for others. he relies on his heightened hearing, to listen for subtle echoes... that allow him to sense changes in terrain. on the trail he is known as zero zero- adventure speak for whiteout conditions- but watch the way he senses changes in terrain. trevor: "up there it just goes like a prow of a boat is what it sounds like" gadi: "in front of us what to you sense?" trevor: "lots of rock here, lots of rock there, probably about 75 feet of vertical right there." trevor has fallen more than he can count, even cracked a few ribs at times his abilities seem superhuman, the conditions constantly posing considerable risk for thomas, it's part of a quest to show others, vistas he will never see, but shares online.... nat but deep among the mountains peaks... he's learned to take in views differently. trevor: "don't get
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but at this one point in time, i actually think i'm more fortunate, because sighted people will just remember what they see, i'll take away everything. a man with a sixth sense... for beauty and grandeur. "life isn't over just because you're blind." sharing his vision of what the blind can do. gs, nbc news salt lake city utah. >> the roads and highways are slick in siouxland.... and most of us will see some of the white stuff today. ben's in next with the details. and one man is changing the world one hair cut at a time.
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a man in new york has been cutting hair for over 90 years. rob nelson has hisisecret to staying g business.
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by the state and by the guinness book of world records as the world's oldest barber. anthony still works at least 5 days a week....still drives....lives alone and..still cuts his own hair. for more than 90 years and through generations of customers, anthony has relied on his hands. as for retirement, he relies on faith. the styles and the tools of the trade have changed. but ananhony's simple grace emains timells. "it
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it's . we're back aftft the break 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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congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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welcome back and thanks for joining us on this monday morning. some of the stories we're working on for you in this half
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was slammed th a winter storm over the weekd. at least 30 people were killed because of the weather. now residents are trying to dig out of the over 20 inches of snow. edward lawrence has the latest from washington. and alumni, friends, and family gathered at briar cliff university this weekend to remember one of their own. the late coach ray nacke played a major role in the men's basketball program... as hisis life and the program he helped to build celebrates a big milestone. and later in healthbeat 4.... radon is invisible to the naked eye, but it can cause serious health issues. we'll show you some ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from the hazardous gas. but first ben....
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wx timer @ :50 >> freezing temperatures are slowing the removal of record snowowll from the mid-atlantic to o e north east.
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baltimore and in outlying areas of maryland, virginia, and new york. nbc's edward lawrence has the latest from washington.
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our streets i think it's safest for our citizens to minimize travel on our roads." on the eastern shore of new jersey it's flooding not snow causing problems. but in d.c. residents made the best of a cold, uncomfortadle situation... this is the first time the same storm has dropped more than 19 inches on wahington and new york city at the same time. it could take days to return to normalcy. live in washington.. edward lawrence nbc news. >> a powerful earthquake rocked south-central alaska e ely yesterday morning. the 7-point- one magnitude earthquaketruck about 160 miles southwest of anchorage... but it was widely felt in there... knocking items off shelves and walls. closer to the epicenter in the kenai peninsula... about 30 homes were evacuated after a gas leak was reported... and some five-thousand people lost power. but there have been no reports of injuries. the e national w wther service reported that a tsunami was "not" expected as a result of the quake and aftershocks could be felt for
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seven people were injured when an american airlines flight from miami to milan, italy hit severe turbulence over the atlantic last night. the plane was diverted to st. john's, newfoundland , where the injured - three flight attendants and four passengers - were taken to the hospital. the boeing jet had 193 passengers and a c cew of eleven on board. this weekend briar cliff celebrated 50 years of their men's basketball program. one important member of the programs legacy was there in spirit. family, alumni, and former players gathered to remember the late coach ray nacke who died in september. nacke, was the men's basketball coach for 26 years and d d the chargers to 22 nsecutive winning seasons. the naia hall of famer won over 500 games during his career, but it wasn't just about wins and losses. "everybody who every played with coach nacke will tell you what a big impact he had on their life in making them a better man and preparing for life after college," said nic
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one former players says nacke taught him more than just basketball. "discipline and humility. those factors, those elements i take itit everywhere i go. he gave me confidence and he is a man i will never forget," said mario galvez, former player for coach ray nacke. the hall of famer's legacy continues to live on. the court at the newman- flanagan center was namemeafter nacke in 20-12. a 2020ear-old university of iowa student recently becomes the first female iowa national guard combat engineer. kriisten rogers has her story.
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(cg: megan reaska/ first female iowa national guard combat engineer) "it's like a huge step in someone's life to join the military, to serve your country, that everyone is here able to walk on this free land because, well i'm not the only reason but i'm part of the reason everybody's able to walk to free land you know and it's such an honor to feel like that and i'm part of it." (cg: kristin rogers) "but with the honor she tells us comes some pressure." (cg: megan reaska) "as a female, one of the first, it's very very intimidating and it is a lot of pressure so you kind of have to live up to the male poe you know?" it's a challenge she's not only wiling but honored to take starting with a moment "and the state of iowa, and the state of iowa, against all enemies, against all enemies, foreign and domestic, foreign and domestic." she'll likely never forget. >> ready, set, ride you can start making plans for the 44th register's annual great bicycle ride across iowa, as the stops
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glenwood was selected as the point. after riders dip their back tire in the missouri river they'll headadlong southern iowa shenandoah, creston, leon, centerville, ottumwa, and washington. with the route ending in muscatine, where riders will dip their front tire in the mississippi river. ragbrai is scheduled for july 24 through july 30 this year. in all, riders will pedal 420 miles. there's a new book with a local connection that's a good read. sioux city f fe rescue held a book signing sunday for the book titled --fully involved. it chronicles the 150-year history of the sioux city fire department. one co-author says the book was years in the making. "several attempts have been made over years by firefighters to write a history of the fire department and it never got done. early this summer i decided it was time to do it," said george lindblade, co- author of fully involved.
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sioux city gifts for 49-95. for every book purchased 5-dollars will be donated to sioux city fire's historical society. radon is a gas you can't smell, taste or see. coming up next in healthbeat 4, we'll tell you how you can stay safe and protect your loved ones. ben: and i'll have your
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it forms n nurally when radioactive metals break down in the soil. but, as ktiv's sheila brummer shows us in today's healthbeat4, it can be a real health hazard.
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have a high level and d e neighbhb next door will have a low level." she says siouxland sees a higher concentratio n of radon than any other part of the united states. 3:40 "in our tri-state region, it is a problem. and want people to get their homes tested so they are aware so if they have high get it fixed." exposure to radon is 100 percent preventable and don has made it his mission to warn others about the dangers. 4:11 "get a test kit and test sheila standup close don has handed out more than 150 tests to neighbor, friends and the june e. nylen cancer center... all in an effort to save lives. for healthbeat 4, i'm sheila brummer. >> january is radon awareness month. and, the heath department does have tests. the kits cost $7.00. you u ave them in your basement for ththe to seven days, thehe send them off to get a reading. 2:06 "we work very hard for where it be radon or other things to
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safe as it possibly can be." if your home does test high for radon, it's recommended you install a radon mitigation system. that's because radon is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer. for more information on the dangers of radon, including a fact sheet, go to our website ktiv.com. still to come this morning on news 4 today... one company is changing how they track your television watching habits. and uber is trying out a new service to compete with food delivery services.
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the person who lives here... has totoolve problems big as the world..... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare...
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she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going g deliver. i'm hillary clinton
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>> > stocks are closed out their
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energy and technology stocks. the dow rose nearly 211 points to finish at 16,093. the nasdaq composite climbed 119 points and the s&p 500 rose about 38 points. nielsen is changing the way it watches you watch t-v. with more on that story and other business news, here's ktiv's kaitlyn kinney.... thanks guys. nielsen will start using facebook to improve how it tracks how people watch television shows. for three years, it's measured the social conversation around t-v shows - but only on twitter. now, nielsen will add facebook to its social ratings - tracking discussions people have about t-v with their family and friends through posts. eventually, nielsen will also incorporate conversations from instagram. uber is preparing to launch a full-scale meal deliveve service across ten citits in the coming weeks. uber customers in cities
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angeles, chicago and new york, dedicated uber eats app to order from men of dozens of local restaurants and have their meals delivered by an uber it's an expansion of a lunch-only service tested last year. uber is aiming to build a new stream of revenue through the highly competitive business of food delivery. are you guilty of making i iulse purchases? a report released today by dot com finds over half of americans have spent 100 bucks or more on an impulse buy... that includes 20 percent who've spent at least one- thousand dollars. in all, the study found 84 percent of americans have made
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thanks, kaitlyn. when we come back this morning we'll take a look at the top headlines around siouxland. plus a former one direction member is debuting his own album. and chris rock is getting ready to host the oscars. that's up next in the hollywood
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> > > here's a quick look at our top siouxland headlines this morning. just one week to go until the iowa caucus and the candidatatcaravan to siouxlxld continues. republican donald trump made waves with a comment he made at this rally in sioux center on saturday. the front-runner said his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he stood in the middle of fifth avenue and shot somebody. the republican race in iowa is donald trump's or texas senator ted cruz's to lose on the night of february 1st. republican ben carson brought
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speaking to a big crowd duringng three-hoho event at the orpheueu theater on saturday. he took part in a rally put on by the group "revive 714"... a christian prayer worship movement. a recent fox news poll shows dr. carson is fourth among gop candidates in iowa. he says his plan leading up to to the caucus is to hold more town hall meetings. legendary briar cliff basketball coach ray nacke was remembered this weekend at the sioux city university. family, former players and alumni gathered to honor his memory as bcu celebrated 50 years of the men's basketball program. nacke, was the men's basketball coach for 26 years and led the chargers to 22 consecutive winning seasons. the court at the newman- flanagan center was named after nacke in 20-12. he died last year. thomas jefferson has come to life at the lewis and clark interprative center. an animatronic version of the president is there, explaining toisitors his vision o finding a water route to the pacific ocean. it also covers the records
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and the environment of the west. president jefferson joins fellow animatronic characters lewis and clark, along with seaman the dog. the interpretive center showcased the new addition this weekend. big movie and music news to start the week. david daniel has those stories in the hollywood minute.
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talk," the first single off his upcoming debut solo album, will drop this friday (1/29). the album is expected in early spring. "i put a lot of preparation into it." chris rock was already working on is oscars hosting gig when the all-white nominations cacased an uproar nd talk of boycotts. rock will not boycott, but he won't ignore the issue: his producer says rock is throwing out what he had and writing a new opening monologue. we'll see what he comes up with when the curtain rises february 28th. for hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. >> coming up in our third half hour.... one man has been cutting hair for over 90 years. we'll show you how he's stayed in business for so long. and iowa is 6 and oh in the big ten. but they had another ranked team standing in their way yesterday. we've got highlights and reaction from iowa city as they took on 22nd-ranked purdue at home in
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this monday, janyary 25th. coming up... one more time before the iowa caucuses, demomoatic take the stage in the hawkeye state for a forum. and hillary clintoanswers some tough questions about her campaign and the email controversy. gop front-runner donald trump made a campaign swing through sioux center, iowa. we'll take you there for his stop. hear what he had to say to voters. also, a man who loves to hike, can teach us all a thing or two about overcoming the odds. he's blind and we'll hit the trails with him as he talks about his joururys. and later... a new york barber has been cutting hair for more than 90 years. what's his secret to keep on clipping? his story is on the way. but first, here's ben.
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democratic presidential candidates will take the stage together tonight one last time before the iowa caucuses. hillary clinton, martin o'malley and bernie sanders take part in a town hall at drake they'll answer questions individually. this is the last february first caucuses- the first in the nation. the des moines register newspaper announced d s endorsements for theheepublican and democratic nominations for president
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the paper picked hillary clinton because they say no other candidate can match the depth or breadth of her knowledge and experience. they praised her work as a senator for reaching across party lines to fight for job creation and universal health care. on the republican side... the paper endorsed senator marco rubio because thth say he has the potential to chart a different dirececon for the g-o-p. ey praised his ideas on improving theconomy... education system... and social programs. they say he represents the party's best hope. democratic frontrunner hillary clinton campaigned in marion, iowa yesterday. she talked to olivia mancino about her cammpaign and her e-mail controversy.
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hillary "raise the min wage so if you work full time youre not in poverty" she covered many of her key platform points including the minimum wage, women in business,clean energy and universal healthcare. hillary 'that will be my mission i need the white house and do it for us, thank you all god bless you clinton has been yo-yoing in the polls with top contendor senator weeks. while there's been mutual respect between the pair, clinton used the event in marion to highlight their differences, specifcally regarding the issue of free college tuition. i asked her to elaborate. hillary "i can only say what i believe, and d that we should help middle class working a poor families to afafrd college, i dont think people should pay for bill and me to send our granddaguther to college if we can make that commitment, so i have a diferent view"
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sanders doesn't...an email scandal. the state department is currently investigating tens of thousands of clinton's's emails sent frfr her own private server. a recent leaked report indicates some of those emails contain highly classified information -- olivia youve maintainted you didnt know, they werent classified at the time, does that answer change with the news coming out about this recent batch? hillary 'not at all, nothing changes, weve said the same thing for many months, i did not send or receive any material marked classified" clinton says she was the one who asked for the emails to be made public herself and now, claims departments want to deem thats like driving down a street you follow a 35 mph speedlimit then retroactively they say its 25 and they issue you a ticket, well thats not the way governemnt works and thats not the way our country works" with just days left to go, it's yet to be seen if and how the leak of emails... and her time spent iowa will affect the outcome come caucus night. olivia i asked clinton if she expected such a tight race with sanders this close to the finish, she said yes, and she plans on criss crossing the state untillthe
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donald trump made a campaign stop in sioux center on saturday. ktiv's michelle schoening s more from his town hall meeting with siouxland voters.
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about what no oneelse will. "he's finally bringing...out what people have been thinking for a long time. i know what people in my area, in my household have been thinking and what no one else has talk about before," said sue mathis, trump supporter. trump says if he doesn't win..all the work will be for nothing. "how does it feel what you've done? you've changed the whole way that people look at this. it was the summer of trump and now the autmtmof trump and how does it feel. it doesn't feel like anything because unless i i in thenent all would've been just a waste of y time," said donald trump, republican presidential candidate. in sioux center, michelle schoening--kti v news four. >> and with trump supporters come trump protestors. about a dozen people gathered to oppose trump's language against minority groups and women during his stop in sioux center. the silent protestors used signs to stand up against language used by trump. one member says his words are unacceptable. "it's really not something anyone we know who thinks it's a problem or merits any type of language that trumps and other politicians...freque
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the group said they want those minorities in surrounding communities to know there are people who care. dr. ben carson brought his campaign to sioux city, speaking to a big crowd during a three-hour event at the orpheum theater on saturday. ktiv's sam curtiss has that.
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have compassion for other people and to be fair," said dr. ben carson. a recent fox news poll shows carson is fourth among gop p ndidates in iowa. he says his plan leading up to to the caucus is to hold more townhall meetings. "i think the key thing is people need to hear me," said dr. ben carson. "they need to hear my message as opposed to hearing what people say my message is." this week, defense secretary ash carter told cnbc he wants to accelerate the battle to defeat isis. "we need to recognize that we have to take away their territory," said carson. "the smart thing, in my opinion, is to consult with our military experts and ask them what do they need in order to take that territory." back home, with the national debt climbing, rbing student debt r rains a big topic on the campaigigtrail. something carson feels legislation won't fix. "so we need to back up a little bit and get back to the point where the colleges and universities have some skin in the game," said dr. ben carson. in sioux city, sam curtiss, ktiv news four.
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president obama will reportedly tackle one legacy of the c-i-a's so- called "secret war" during the vietnam era. his aids say he's expected to announce a major initiative to clear unexploded u-s bombs in laos. that's a communist nation next to vietnam targeted by u-s aircraft during the war. but an estimated 30- percent of the bombs didn't explode on impact. and they continue to kill or maim people in laos when they're set off up to this day. obama will reportedly make his initiative official during his landmark trip to laos this fall. the lewis and clark interpretive center has added one more figure to its exhibit. the president thomas jefferson animatronic explains jefferson's vision of finding a water route also...touching on the records jefferson kept about the people and the environment of the west.t. the center director says the hibit gives life to o is part history. "we're known here at the center for our animatronics--lewis,
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dog and our prarie dog. now we have the central figure in the planning, the beginning of the core of discovery's journey all the way to the pacific ocean," said marcia poole, director at the lewis and clark interprative center. the interpretive center showcased the new addition this weekend. one man is changing the world one hair cut at a time. we'll share his story with you, next. and i'll have your complete
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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.we must never 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 willll
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a man in new york has been cutting hair for over 90 years. rob nelson has his secret to staying in business.
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anthony mancinelli. you're looking at t e snips and clips of barber who's been at this since the ageof 12. and in just a few weeks, he'll turn 105. his mind and eyes still sharp, his smile still wide, his hands still steady. it's his work at fantastic cuts in new windsor that giviv anthony purpose andndeace, his 79 year old son watching on. he has already bn recognized by the state and by the guinness book of world records as anthony still works at least 5 days a week....still drives....lives alone and..still cuts his own hair. for more than 90 years and through generations of customers, anthony has relied on his hands. as for retirement, he relies on faith. the sttles and the tools of the trade have changed. but anthony's simme gracac remains timeless. "it
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iowa is undefeated in the big ten. but the hawkeyes faced another ranked team standing in the way yesterday. we've got highlights and reaction from iowa city as iowa took on 22nd-ranked purdue at home.
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dakotadome. highlights coming up inthe sports fource morning wrap.
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the iowa hawkeyes continue to roll through big ten play. ktiv's mark freund has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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uthoff with 13 in the firir half - iowa out to a 7, oh edge - but the boilers respond - a-j hammons takes a great feed - pounds it home - 11-3 run has purdue back up one - then before the half -ryan cline with the triple - boilermakers would lead 35-33 at the break. second half - uthoff began to take over - knocks down the trey - hawks scored the first 8 of the second half - the run just ramped up from there - uthoff with the hammer - finished with a game high 22 - hawks up 8 - and like the first match-up - minutes - dom uhl from downtown - iowa 11 of 20 from the arc - and they'd stay perfect in big ten play - another impressive win - 83, 71. it means," said senior guard mike of work left. we're not even halfway through the big ten season. we're sitting in a good spot right now, but we're definitely not hanging our hats on that, and we're just going to go back to work tomorrow." "it means a little bit now, but it'll mean
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continue to get to 8-0, 9-0 and further on, so right now it just means one game at a time for us. we're not really lookingngoo hard at that record, and trying to take it one at a time." iowa has a tough one on thursday - a road trip to number-7, maryland. the south dakota men fell to south dakota state on saturday, 79-75. four players scored in double figures for the coyote- but the jackrabbits got 21 points from jake bittle - and 23 and 11 from mike daum. the game was tied at 69 with under 4 to play, but a 7-0 run helped state go ahead for good. s-d-s-u shot over 53 percent from the field in the second half, including 7 of 11 from three. by not carrying a hand on a lot of their shooters, especially early in the second half, the starting five, i thought we did a really bad job of just guardingnghe ball rly," said senior gugud casey sperbauer. "george marshall was feelininit tonight, daum was feeling it tonight, and they have a lot of senior leadership who just know how to make winning plays." sdsu's win gave head coach scott nagy his 400th career victory. both teams are back in action on thursday - the jackrabbits host summit leader nebraska-omaha - usd is on the road at denver. 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. >> the roads and highways are slick
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and most of us will see some of the white stuff today. ben's in next with the details. and one man is overcoming the
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when trevor thomas's life changed dramatically a decade ago, he found a path forward that has taken him to heights he never dreamed of. nbc's gadi schwartz had his story.
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them. behind his shades- trevor thomas is completely blind. gadi: "what's their reaction when they find out you are blind." trevor: "it's one of the times i wish i could see just so i could see the looks on their faces." over the last few years, trevor and his faithful dog have trekked across some of the nation's longest ...and toughest trails, 2175 miles of the apaplachian trail- and all 2654 miles of the pacific crest trail totaling more than 1000 days and nights alone in the back country.... "i take each step as a gift" ten years ago, he lost his sight to a rare eye disease. but everything changed when he met erik weihenmayer, another blind man who kayaks, ice climbs and has even scaled everest. trevor sot: "he gave me the strength when i didn't have it myself." now trevor is pushing the limits of what even sighted people can do, "by all rules of nature, i'm a blind guy, i shouldn't be out here." on this winter day, we followed him and tenille thru icy climbs too steep for
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he relies on his heightened hearing, to listen for subtle echoes... that allow him to sense changes in terrain. on the trail he is known as zero zero- adventure speak for whiteout conditions- but t tch the way he senses changes in terrain. trevor: "up there it just g/es like a prow of a boat is what it sounds like" gadi: "in front of us what to you sense?" trevor: "lots of rock here, lots of rock there, probably about 75 feet of vertical right there." trevor has fallen more than he can count, even cracked a few ribs at times his abilities seem superhuman, the conditions constantly posing considerable risk for thomas, it's part of a quest to show others, vistas he will never see, but shares online.... nat but deep among t t mountains peaks... he's learned to take in views differently. trevor: "don't get me wrong i'd love to have my sight, but at this one point in time, i actually think i'm more fortunate, because sighted people will just remember what they see, i'll take away everything. a man with a sixth sense... for beauty and grandeur. "life isn't over just because you're blind." sharing his vision of what the blind can do. gs, nbc news salt lake city
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it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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welcome back and thanks for joining us on this monday morning. some of the stories we're working on for you in this half hour.... most of the east coast was slammed with a winter storm over the weekend. at least 30 people were killed because of the weather. now residents are trying to dig out of the over 20 inches of snow. edward lawrence has the latest from washington. and alumni, friends, and family university this weekend to remember one of their own. the late coach ray nacke played a major role in building the men's basketball program...and now it celebrates and later in what's trending... most people are tired of the snow on the but two friends decided to take full advantage of it and grab their snowboards. we'll show you their unique snowboarding.
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wx timer @ :50 >> freezing temperatures are
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of r rord snowfall from the mid-atlantic to o the north east. records were broken for baltimore and in outlying areas of maryland, virginia, and new york. nbc's edward lawrence has the latest from washington.
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maryland :28-:31) "getting back to business as usual is going to take a considerable amount of time." some neighborhood s still buried because plows can't get there yet. chris gephart can't even see out of his window. (natsot, "our second floor window is completely covered in snow..." :37-:41) rescue crews still responding to emergencies on streets with two feet of snow. they lose minutes when every second counts. the mayor of baltimore could not give timeline for clearing the streets. (sot:t:mayor stephanie raralings-blake/ (d) baltimore, md :5252:58) iven the condition of many of our streets i think it's safest for our citizens&to minimize travel on our roads." on the eastern shore of new jersey it's flooding not snow causing problems. but in d.c. residents made the best of a cold, uncomfortable situation... this is the first time the same storm has dropped more than 19 inches on washington and new york city at the same time. it could take days to return to normalcy. live in washington.. edward lawrence nbc news. >> a powerful earthquake rocked south-central alaska early yesterday morning. the 7-point- one magnitude earthquake struck about 160 miles southwesttof anchorage... buttit was widely felt in there... knocking ititms off shelves and walls. closer to the epicentererin the kenai peninsula... about 30 homes were evacuated after a gas leak was reported... and some five-thousand people lost power. but there have been no reports
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weather service reported that a tsunami was "not" expected as a result of the quake and aftershocks could be felt for the next several weeks. seven people were injured when an american airlines flight from miami to milan, italy, hit severe turbulence over the atlantic last night. the plane was diverted to st. john's, newfoundland , where the injured - three flight attendants and four passengers - were taken to the hospital. the boeing jet had 193 passengers and a crew of eleven on board. a crash on a snowmobile has claimed the life of a louisiana man near whiting, iowa. authorities say 48 year- old david daigle of baton rouge was going across a field about 10-30 saturday night when he hit an irrigation unit. daigle was with a group of snowowbilers when the accident happenededn a field along county road k-4-4 five miles northweses of whiting. he was taken to mercy medical center where he was pronounced dead. this weekend bar cliff celebrated 50 years of their men's basketball program.
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programs legacy was there in spirit. family, alumni, and former players gathered to remember the late coach ray nacke who died in september. nacke, was the men's basketball coach for 26 years s d led the chargers t t22 consecutive winning seasons. the naia hall of famer won over 500 games during his career, but it wasn't just about wins and losses. "everybody who every played with coach nacke will tell you what a big impact he had on their life in making them a better man and preparing for life after college," said nic nelson, briar cliff men's basketball coach. one former players says nacke taught him more than basketball. "discipline and humility. those factors, those elements i take it everywhere i go. he gave me confidence and he is a man i will never forget," said mario galvez, former player for coach ray nacke. nacke's legacy lives on at bcu. the court at the newman-
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nacke in 20-12. a 20-year-old university of iowa student recently becomes the first female iowa a national guard combat engier. kriisten rogers has her story.
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iowa, as the stops ready, set, ride you can start making plans for the 44th register's annual great bicycle ride across iowa, as the stops were announced saturday. glenwood was selected as the starting point. after riders dip their back tire in the missouri river they'll head along southern iowa through shenandoah, creston, leon, centerville, ottumwa, and washington. with the route ending in muscatine, where riders will dip their front tire in the mississippi river. ragbrai is scheduled for july 24 through july 30 this year. in all, riders will pedal 420 miles. there's a new book with a local connection that's a good read.
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book signing sunday for the book titled --fully involved. it chronicles the 1-year history of the sioux city fire department. george lindblade is co-author of the book, that was years in the making. "several attempts have been made over years by firefighters to write a history of the fire department and it never got done. early thth summer i decided it was time t tdo it," said george lindblade, co- author of fully involved. the book can be purchased at sioux city gifts for 49-95. for every book purchased 5-dollars will be donated to sioux city fire's historical society. two friends decided to take advantage of the extra snow in d-c this weekend. we'll show you how they took snowboarding to the next level in what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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while most d-c residents stayed inside this weekend, these two friends chose to have a little fun in the snow. the men went snowboarding off of the back of a truck around dupont circle...which is located a few blocks down from the white house. one said this was his second around the spot, which is famous for hosting its
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fun, they still claim they want to be safe. the film academy is making huge changes after recent accusations. plpl... jimmy fallon is helping the residents of flint, michigan after the water crisis there.
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the film academy is pledging more diversity in its membership and leadership after recent criticism. the academy president announced the changes on friday. these include doubling the number of female andndinority members byby020 and adding three new seats to the board of governors. the reform comes in light of calls for an oscar boycott after academy members nominated an all-white slate of actors for the second year in a row. other changes include limiting each members' voting status to a period of 10 years. tonight show host jimmy fallon is rallying support for flint during the city's water crisis. the comedian tweeted yesterday usininthe hashtag water f f flint... announcing he's donating 10-thousand dollars to water improvement efforts. the money will go to the community joundation for greater flint to support the michigan city's recovery from lead- poisoned water. fallon didn't stop there... he's calling for others to join him in donating. in his tweet... fallon asked
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monday sarah- rhythm-and- blues singer alicia keys is 35 al- actress jenifer lewis is 59 sarah- country singer claude gray is 84 > > we're wrapping things up on this monday morning. when we come back we'll run down
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we're wrapping things up on this monday morning. when we come back we'll run down the top stories across siouxland. and even the white house dogs are taking advantage of the extra snow on pennsylvania avenue. day in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almomo as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country
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wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. 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 to destroy isis months before paris. he'll strengthen our border and use conservative principles to put washington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs. right to rise usa is responsible
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siouxland headlines this morning. just one week to go until the iowa caucus and the candidate caravan to siouxland continues. republican donald trump made waves with a comment he made at this rally in sioux center on saturday. the front-runner said his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he stood in the middle of fifth avenue and shot somebody. the republican race in iowa is donald trump's or texas senator ted cruz's to lose on the night of february 1st. republican ben carson brought his campaign to sioux city, speaking to a big crowd during a three-hour event at the orpheum theater on saturday. he took part in a rally put on by the group "revive 714"... a christian prayer worship movement. a recent fox news poll shows dr. carson is fourth among gop candidates in iowa. he says his plan leading up to to the caucus is to hold more town hall meetings. legendary briar cliff basketball coach ray nacke was remembered this weekend at the sioux city university. family, former players and
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memory as b-c-u celebrated 50 years of the men's basketball program. nacke, was the men's basketball coach for 26 years and led the chargers to 22 consecutive winning seasons. the court at the newman- flanagan center was named after nacke in 20-12. he died last year. thomas jefferson has come to life at the lewis and clark interprative center. an animatronic version of the president is there, explaining to visitors his vision of finding a water route to the pacific ocean. it also covers the records jefferson kept about the people and the environment of the west. president jefferson joins fellow animatronic characters lewis and clark, along with seaman the dog. the interpretive center showcased the new addition this weekend.
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it was whiteout fun at the white house during the historic snowstorm that blanketed washington d-c. the four-legged members of the first family - bo and sunny - were spotted playing in the snow and wasting no time getting their precious paws wet. the black-and-white portuguese water dogs were wagging their tails and barking through the blizzard. forecasters say more than 30 inches fell throughout the nation's capital this weekend.
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good morning. the dig out. tens of millions grappling the snow and ice this morning after the historic blizzard pummelled the east coast. >> getting back to business as usual is going to take a considerable amount of time. >> the nation's capital still shut down. airports clogged with hundreds of new flights cancelled today. guess what? al says there may be another storm coming this week. breaking overnight. >> everything went flying and people and, yeah, pretty
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