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which is blowing around reducing visibilities. chief meteorlogist ron demers joins us with the latest. winter weather advisory in effect for eastern siouxland until midnight it was a slick start to our day for portions of siouxland as some freezing drizzle put a glaze down on the roads. throughout the days, a little light snow and freezing drizzlzl contntued and because eaststn siouxland is seeing some of the heaviest accumulations, they're in a winter weather advisory until midnight as they could see an inch or two of snow before the system moves out. it's also going to be a little windy tonight so blowing snow is going to further hinder the roads staying good.
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as ron said, the wintry mix has made travel troublesome. ktiv's tiffany lane joins us om the weather patio... with details. tiffany? matt, i spoke with the woodbury county sheriff's office, and they say that even though they haven't had any accidents reported today, they are still encouraging people to drive safely with the slick road conditions. lietenant wingert with the sheriff's office says the further west you go in woodbury county is where the conditions have been the worst. and he says it's
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mind when driving on ice. slow down. give yourself distance from other vehicles. he used the term "keep a bubble around you." when you come up to an intersection, give yourself time to stop. and, sometimes it may be other drivers you need to look out for. he says make sururyou see them stopping as well. coming up on news 4 at six, i'll tell you what the woodbury county sheriff's office advises you to do if you feel your car starting to slide. they also share what's important to have in the car with you at all times. matt? you can download the free storm team 4 weather app on your phone or tablet to stay ahead of the weather. there's interactive radar along with hourly and daily forecasts. it's under the weather tab at ktiv-dot-com. the great blizzard of 2016 is gone... and the cleanup is well under way. but, for millions of americans between new york and the
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south to the carolinas-- life won't be getting back to normal for a few days. brian mooar ((oore") has the story from washihiton.
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(two second pause) audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." >> hundreds of marchers stranded by the snow storm in washington, d-c are finally back home in nebraska. six bus loads of students and chaperones from the omaha archdiocese made the trip for the march for jife. the buses weremong 500 vehicles stranded along about 23 miles of interstate 76 in the winter storm system that slammed the eastern u.s. with more than two feet of snow. the groups became stuck friday evening about two hours east of pittsburgh. participants were put up in hotel rooms, some up to seven people in a room. s/ mike marshall, father/amanda bader, marcher "you're finallllhome are you excited to be home? yes! so e eited! what do you want to do nonothat you're finally back? um go home and sleep. and she has basketball practice tonight. you going to be awake for basketball practice? i wanna see my puppies. i miss my puppies. and her mom. and my
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one of the buses actually made it through and arrived in morning. several siouxland students, a priest, deacon, and a groro of local sioux city youth from cathedral church also got stuck on their way home from the "right to life" march in washington d-c. their bus got stuck on the we're told everyone remained in good spirits until they were finally able to get back on the road home. senator bernie sanders says arguments that he can't win a general election are false. in fact, he says he'd be the stronger c cdidate against a republican opponent. speaking before a student rally at iowa state university, today, sanders asked the young people to actually show up t/ caucus despite skepticism they will. pushing back on clinton's electability argument, sanders says the enthusiasm his campaign is generating will boost turnout next fall. now there are people out there who support secretary clinton and that's fine. people who support us, that's fine. and there are other people ho aren't quite sure. so if you run n to anybody who says well i likekeernie, i like what he stands
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tell them that is absolutely not the case. sanders went on to say he believes if there is a large voter turn out on monday he is the election and win the caucus in iowa. hillary clininn told a forum of jewish leaders, in iowa, that she's the best candidate to handle america's challenges at both home and abroad. with her contest against senator bernie sanders seemingly razor-close-- with just a week until iowa's caucuses-- clinton projected herself as a tested candidate with global experience. s/ hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate :27 i have tried throughout this campaign to make it clear that i believe i am the only candidate on either side with the experience and judgment to keep us safe at home and around the world." clinton went on with an implicit dig at sanders saying, quote "when you're in the white house you can't pick the issues you want to work on." former republican presidential
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texas governor rick perry is endorsing ted cruz for president. in an interview with politico, perry said of the people who have a chance to win the republican primary right now, he believes cruz is by far "the most consistent conservative." marco rubio campaigning in des moines, iowa today, answered questions about republican rival sen.ted cruz, and his representation of a chinese company. rubio also said that he's encouraged about his standing in the polls. s/sen. marco rubio (r) presidential candidate :28 "well there's only 7 days left so i don't think people should be worried about peaking right now. i would say over the next week we're going to work really hard to get as much support as we can get and i feel very g gd about t ere that's going to o lead." rubio is on a blitz across iowa leading up to the caucuses next monday. presidential candidates, from both parties are making their final push for support ahead on the iowa caucuses. on friday, republican jeb bush will host a town hall meeting at bev's on the river, in sioux city, at 4:15pm. doors open at 3:15pm. bush will fofoow that with an event on the dordt college campus, in sioux center,
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doors open at 5:45pm democrat martin o'malley will also campaign in siouxland on friday. he'll drop by his sioux city campaign headquarters, on nebraska street, at 6:00pm friday night. then, on saturday, january 30th, senator ted cruz will campaign in ida grove, and sioux city. congressman steve king will join cruz at the community rec center, in ida grove, , 4:30pm. then, the pair will hd a rally on the western iowa tech community college campus, in sioux city, at 8:00pm. senator rand paul will rally suporters in sioux city, at noon, on saturday. that event is at the holiday inn on gordon drive. then, on sunday, january 31st, republican chris christie will speak on the morningside college campus, in the olsen student center, at 9:00am. four famamies are homeless in vermillion, south dakota after a fire destroyed an apartment building sunday morning. one of the apartments in the four-unit building was destroyed. two others suffered minor damage. the red cross is providing food, clothing and shelter one was injured.
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cauzed the blaze. a sioux city restaurant is getting ready to reopen after a fire forceceit to close for several weeks. the fire started in a storage area of the back of sneaky's chicken on gordon drive in sioux city. the owner, dave ferris, says they've had to start over after smoke and flames damaged the restaurant earlier this month. they've gutted the entire building and are putting in a new ceiling, walls, flooring, equipment, and seating. he expects the work to be finished soon and hopes to have a grand reopening celebration sunday night. he says sneaky's should be open for business next monday. still to come on live at five.... find out how local students got to explore space... without ever leaving their classroom. stick around for the story. and.... how ng pong balls helped give a nice bounce to a local school's fundraising
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elementary school are getting a hands-on learning on space exploration. third grade students under the steam program broke up into different groups. steam stands for "science, technology, engineering, art and math". students in the engineering group are building different machines used in space exploration. spaceship set thing and we're going t t now and we're e going to, it's going to go through all the e ird grade classes." between the three classes taking part, they are building a spaceship, a rover and a landing deck with the lego sets. one teacher says it's a great way to learn in a way that's fun for students. "the good thing is y yh they're not learning from a a xtbook," "it's all hands on. so you know it catches their attention and they're all engaged. i don't have to worry about them staying on task. along with building the space
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groups are learning about space through computer programs, creating a mobile of the planets with cutouts and weighing objects to determine their mass. the maple valley-anthon oto foundation puts the fun in fundraising. each year, the group comes up with a unique way to give away scholarship money to graduating seniors, as well as, grants for teachers. this year the fundraiser involved pvc pipes, duct tape, a leaf blower and ping pong balls. dennis miller and class devised a machine to blow a mass number of ping pong balls the device became a process of trial and error. "we decided to try and make it a little more interesting by trying it with a leafblower. we put some in a hose shot it out and it worked pretty good. well then we tried a few more and we had issues where it would jammed up. so we kept devising different methods to feed the balls into the machine to get them to shoot up," said dennis miller, mvao teacher. and the inspiration for the final method may not be what you would imagine. a radiator. "put a whole bunch of ping pong balls in a coil and hook them up a leaf blower and shoot them t," turner peterson, mvao
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the machine actually used two leaf blowers to feed the ping pong balls through. and we are happy to report...everything worked smoothly. after a slippery start to the day, the weather hasn't improved much. blowing snow could continue to cause travel troubles tonight. ron's full forecast is coming up
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead.
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that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to o to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. a wintry mix has made travel troublesome. if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. lietenant wingert with the woodbury county sheriff's office says the further west you go in woodbury county i iwhere the conditions have been the worst. be sure to go slowownd give yourself distance from other vehicles on the roads. the eat blizzard of 2016 is
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cleanup is well under way. the storm is blamed for more than three dozen deaths and the monetary toll is estimated in the hundreds of millions. airports looked more like makeshift camp sites as flight cancellations topped 10-thousand. and... a sioux city restaurant is getting ready to reopen after a fire forord it to close for several weeks. the fire started in a storage area of the back of eaky's chken on gordon drive in sioux city. the owner sayas sneaky's should be open for business next monday. that's a look at your just home headlines. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. winter weather advisory in effect for eastern siouxland until midnight it was a slick start to our day for portions of siouxland as some freezing drizzle put a glaze down on the roads. throughout the days, a little light snow and freezing drizzle continued and because eastern siouxland is seeing some of the heaviest accumulations, they're in a winter weather advisory until midnight as they could see
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system moves out. it's also going to be a little windy tonight so blowing snow is going to further hinder the roads staying good. we'll be dry but still mostly cloudy for tuesday with highs in the upper 20s to around 30. warmer weather keeps moving in this week which could lead to some highs in the 40s from thursday into the first part of the weekend.
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when we come back... offering seniors a way to pay their rent. how you can qualify,
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here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security creases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors.
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care with dignity and respect.
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when you get older, every penny counts. there's one program that could help you with that. joining me now to tell us more is chris kuchta. good to see you. connections area agency on aging wiwi be providing free application assistance to seniors and disabled persons age 60 or older who qualify for the iowa department of revenue's rent reimbursement program. this program provides up to $1,000 to renters who meet specific qualifications for rent paid in 2015. assistance will be provided at the connections aaa office, 2301 pierce street, by appointment only. for an appointment and a list of the applicable information required, contact connections aaa at 712-279-6900 or 800-432-9209. we will also have forms available in mid- january for those wanting to complete the application
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filing for a 2015 rent reimbursement form is june 1, 2016. who is eligible? iowa residents can file a claim for reimbursement of rent paid if the total household income is less than $21,698 and they meet at least one of the following conditions: 1. those 65 of age or older by december 31, 2013, or 2. those totally disabled and 18-64 yeyes of age by december 31, 2013 married couples, if living together, are considered one household and may file only one claim and must combine their incomes. if they do not live together they may file separate claims. if two or more persons live together and qualify for a reimbursement, each person may file a claim based on each person's income and each person's portion of the rent.
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the person who lives here... has to solve problems as 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... or shut down planned parenthood...
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finally get equal pay for r men... 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 to deliver.
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trouhlesome. coming up tonight on news 4 at six.... the woodbury county sheriff's office has a few tips on what to do when driving on slick roads. plus... things could get complicated for one siouxland school district. ktiv's tommie clark will break down two proposed bills that could limit the spending for south sioux city schools. local school is putting the "fun" in fundraiser. how this school came up with a unique way to give scholarships.. . at six. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: breezy with light snow moving out. low: 20 wind: nw 15-25 mph tomorrow: mostly cloudy. high: 30 wind: nw 10-20 mph thanks for joining us for news
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