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the details of the deadly crash. and the f-b-i has released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in oregon. officials say four protestors still remain at large. the latest from oregon. and the u-s-s sioux city is set to be revealed tomorrow. sioux city mayor, bob scott is in wisconsin for the ceremony. see why he thinks the new ship is so important for the city. and later... nobody enjoys shoveling the snow. but one veteran from nebraska is helping others out with a unique way to get rid of the white stuff. but first, here's ben.
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tomorrow with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a few showers saturday evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks good too with highs in the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> a morning walk turned deadly for a man from south sioux city, nebraska. ktiv's tiffany lane was on the scene of the accident and has the details.
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by a car going in the same direction. "it would've been dark out when pedestrian in the street," said nebraska state trooper eric walking kind of in the middle of the northbound lane when he got struck. as the pedestrian got ditch." su authorities say the suv traveled in the direction towards me about 150 feet before the final resting point labeled next to me." "whether he breaked before he hit the pedestrian is unknown because there's no marks on the ground," "but as we progress he's applying his breaks as would anybody after they hit somebody when they're going to apply their breaks and he's going to eventually slow down as dakota county deputy zachary scene. when he arrived, the driver was there. he says they don't believe there was any foul play at this time. "he was very remorseful," said hanish. "he stood around and asked if there was anything he could do to help. he was very cooperative." hanish says he believes the victim was on his way home at the time of the accident. in south sioux city, nebraska,
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nebraska state patrol will be looking over the information gathered from the car and the scene. that information as well as a blood drawn from the driver will be examined as the investigation continues. authorities say that is standard protocol for fatalities even if no foul play is suspected. a suicide car bombing claimed by the islamic state jihadist group killed at least eight people yesterday outside yemen's presidential palace in the city of aden. isis said that one of its militants, apparently a dutch national, carried out the attack on a checkpoint outside the palace in the main city of southern yemen. both soldiers and civilians were among those killed, while at least 17 others were wounded. a security source said the attack appeared to target the convoy of a local businessman who were entering the presidential complex. the-f-b-i released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national
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vehicle tried to maneuver around the roadblock and got stuck in a snowbank. when finicum got out of the truck he reached toward his pocket and was shot. the f-b-i says there was a loaded 9-millimeter semi-automatic handgun in that pocket. authorities also want to remind everyone the occupation is not over... and four people remain inside the refuge. a status hearing will be held today for jason van dyke, the chicago officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. van dyke is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 17 year-old laquan mcdonald in 20-14. the indictment alleges that van dyke "acted without lawful justification" when he shot mcdonald. van dyke has pleaded not guilty. the so-called affluenza teen is back on u-s soil and in a north texas juvenile detention facility. the now 18-year-old ethan couch arrived at dallas-fort worth international airport thursday morning in handcuffs with a police escort. the teen and his mother tonya
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international manhunt after he probation meeting. couch was put on probation after killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. they were arrested in puerto vallarta, mexico, on december 28- th and transferred to immigration authorities. couch will appear in court today for a mandatory hearing to determine if he will receive bond or be moved to an adult prison. there were memorials...pu blic and private...acro ss the country and even in space yesterday... for the 30th anniversary of the shuttle 'challenger' disaster. more from nbc's chris clackum at cape canaveral, florida.
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can go" the challenger seven were remembered at an emotional memorial service thursday at (natsound/tearful mcbride reading names) "ronald e mcnair.... gregory b jarvis" it included a special tribute to challenger's most famous astronaut...who was supposed to be the first teacher in space.. christa mcauliffe.. (sot/ barbara morgan / mcauliffe's backup 1 07 - 1:13 ) at a time when many people would think only of the impending launch, christa was taking care of a teacher's business" there was even a tribute from those on nasa's latest mission...the crew on the international space station. (sot/ cmdr scott kelly / international space station 1 19 - 1:32 ) "take a moment of silence and recognize the sacrifice of all those crew members and how their spirit and legacy lives on in their achievement in space" achievements that followed the tragedy of 30 years ago today. chris clackum, nbc news. >> we're just days away from the launch of the u.s.s. sioux city. ten-years ago, work started on the navy
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we're just days away from the launch of the u.s.s. sioux city. ten-years ago, work started on the navy combat ship. for more than a year workers at a wisconsin shipyard have worked to assemble the u.s.s. sioux city. tomorrow, their hard work will be on display as the ship is revealed. sioux city mayor bob scott will be there for the festivities. "of all the cities in iowa, and all the cities in the united states there's only going to be what 19 or so of these ships built that we're unique enough to get one named after us. so i think it's really good and i think you know we can develop a relationship with the navy and this crew and it'll be long lasting." today there will be a mast setting. mayor scott says he will be taking coins from the
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businesses and schools to be placed in a special vault. the christening of the ship is tomorrow. ktiv's matt breen left for wisconsin yesterday and will have continuing coverage right here on ktiv news 4. the next step in contract and pay negotiations for workers represented by the sioux city education association happened yesterday. the s.c.e.a represents employees like teachers, nurses and counselors. sioux city community schools officials laid out their intial proposal yesterday. two weeks ago, the union presented its first draft of amendments. negotiations will become private from this point on. the s.c.e.a. says the biggest roadbloack in bargaining is the state providing schools with limited supplemental aid. "it's going to be very difficult to reach a voluntary agreement," said bruce lear. "not beacuse the board doesn't want to, or the association [but[ it will be difficult because the funds won't be there." the district also heard inital
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and operations and maintenance employees. a group of siouxland men joined local charity. the group "100-plus men who care" gathered at briar cliff university. they do it four times a year. each man pitches in $100 dollars and they all vote to see where the money goes. "having the ability to have a huge impact for a non-profit really special," said board member, chris barondeau. "it's something that i'm very happy to be a part of and look forward to continuing to grow in the months and years ahead." the group ended up donating more than $8,000 to siouxland cares. it's a coalition that fights substance abuse. coming up next, fitbit is one of the most popular ways to track your health. work? we'll tell you what you need to know before you buy one. ben: and i'll have your
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics.
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fitbit is arguably the hottest
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tracker on the market. it seems like everyone has those bracelets that track your steps -- and in some cases your heart rate. but do they really work? mary moloney has the details.
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fitbit models were on point. and if there was a variance between the polar device or the fitbit -- it was no more than three beats per minute. which isn't big. but consumer reports noticed one exception. the fitbit charge h-r would give more inaccurate readings at higher intensity workouts depending on where that strap was put on the arm. if you follow fitbit's directions and wear the device in the place it recommends -- the monitor is accurate. while consumer reports says it will keep an eye on the fitbit lawsuit -- it says it will continue to recommend the fitbit surge and the fitbit h-r trackers. >> that was mary maloney reporting. coming up next on news 4 today... the annual okoboji winter games got underway yesterday. from broomball and public art, to food and the polar plunge. we'll check out al the fun and
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and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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>> let the games begin. the annual winter games kicked off yesterday in okoboji, iowa. ktiv's tommie clark was there and has details on all the fun.
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of okoboji winter games is a cure for all of that," said program director at iowa great lakes area chamber of commerce, jen johnson-ross. day one included a tiki in the tent party. friday is the swim suits and snow boots competition. saturday includes mega snow pong , broom ball and an omelette brunch. "the games will go throughout the weekend. in okoboji, iowa...tommie clark...ktiv news 4." >> the games will wrap up with the burning of greens and a fireworks show tomorrow night. another mild day is on the way for us today. ben's in next with the details. and shoveling snow can be a huge chore.
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nebraska is offering a little help to clear the snow from streets and sidewalks. his story is straight ahead. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa.
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i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting for children and families. with a real plan
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...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >
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quiet with some patchy fog tonight and more cloud cover tomorrow with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a few showers saturday evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks good too with highs in the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics.
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snowstorms can sometimes bring out the best in us. brian mastre explains how one man found a resourceful way to help his community.
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"i had a half-dozen people stop to take a picture because they hadn't seen a chair like this before." last year the iraq war veteran took his off-road wheelchair (sot: justin anderson, plows snow with wheelchair) "i came up with the idea of putting a snow blade on it." and made some modifications. (sot: justin anderson, plows snow with wheelchair) "the chair has on-the-fly tilt the blade as i push snow. every snowfall justin anderson does his part and more. (sot: justin anderson, plows snow with wheelchair) "the community has supported me immensely with my struggles and tough times as i had a leg amputated and my fight with giving back." getting around is easier these days. (sot: justin anderson, plows snow with wheelchair) "i was just fit with this prosthetic three weeks ago." justin anderson's make-shift snow plow isn't about the recognition he says, but more about his duty. (sot: justin anderson, plows snow with wheelchair) "it's very gratifying. it's nice to know you're appreciated. but even if i
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from anyone or nobody said thank you i'd still do it." and working to keep his sense of humor along the way. in bellevue nebraska, i'm brian mastre for nbc news. >> it's . more news and weather for you on news-4 today after the break. and if you're looking for something to do, check out some of the events on the
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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welcome back and thanks for joining us this morning. i'm sarah te slaa. al has the day off. some of the stories coming up in this half hour... the last gop debate before the iowa caucus was held last night in des moines. trump boycotted the event and held a fundraiser for wounded warriors instead. meanwhile, ted cruz faced attacks from several of the other candidates. a debate recap is on the way. and two more counties were added to home base iowa yesterday. the organization helps veterans transition back into civilian life. and later get up and get moving. that's the goal of a group of medical professionals who meet tennies. walk with a doc, in healthbeat 4. but first ben....
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snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks good too with highs in the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. >> donald trump promised his fundraiser for veterans would draw more attention than last night's republican debate. while we await the overnight ratings this morning, tracie potts is in washington with social media reaction.
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awards. this is like the academy award, this is the academy awards!" side by side... donald trump's veterans fundraiser... (sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "isn't that better than this debate that's going on where everyone's sleeping?" (des moines, iowa) during the debate where candidates mocked his absence. (sot: ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate) "i'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly." (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "he's an entertaining guy. he's the greatest show on earth." (sot: jeb bush/ (r) presidential candidate) "he was a little teddy bear to me." flash "i kind of miss him. i wish he was here." (sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "he's probably looking for me. he's saying, (mocking) "has anyone seen trump? why - where's trump? where is he? where is he?" (laughter and applause) (sot:
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"did you miss donald trump out there tonight?" (sot: rand paul/ (r) presidential candidate) "not at all, man was i -- that was the best debate we've had of all of the debates, easily." issues like immigration - the top facebook issue during the debate: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "you changed your position on immigration because you used to support a path to citizenship." (sot: jeb bush/ (r) presidential candidate) "so did you, so did you marco." with trump gone, cruz accused the moderators of targeting him: (sot: ted cruz/ (r) presidential candidate) "gosh if you guys say -- ask one more mean question, i may have to leave the stage." (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "don't worry, i'm not leaving the stage no matter what you ask me." the last debate... before iowa makes its choice. trump says he raised six million dollars for veterans last night, during the debate. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> sioux city could take center stage in the battle between republican frontrunners donald trump and ted cruz. ktiv's tiffany lane shows us how a local college is in the middle of the action.
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representatives say cruz booked the rocklin conference where he campaigned in the fall about a week ago. but the proposed debate with trump was not mentioned, the school says. one student says it is exciting that people are hearing about the college nationally. "yeah it's kind of cool that people get to know more about this college and more people show up each year," said western iowa tech sophomore duylan roland. cruz presented trump with the proposal on his website. it comes just days after trump announced he won't be participating in thursday's gop debate. thursday, western iowa tech prepared for saturday's forum filling the room with 500 chairs, and school officials say they expect a full house. "from the college point of view the sheer numbers are what we think would be an issue if there truly was going to be a western iowa tech representatives say they haven't heard from trump's campaign since the announcement.
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debate, its scheduled for 8 o'clock tomorrow night. most of the presidential candidates will be stumping for support throughout siouxland before the iowa caucus on monday. ktiv's robert lowe breaks down where the candidates will be today.
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siouxland this weekend. we'll have those details in further newscasts, but for immediate information-- just head to our website. ktiv.com>> two more counties in northwest iowa are now home base iowa communities. a celebration took place yesterday at arnold's park pavillion as dickinson county received the designation. home base iowa helps military men and women transition into civilian careers. "i see the feedback i get is appreciated, there's been a lot of connections made, and i think we've made a lot of progress in just a short time that the program's been around," said jason kemp, iowa home base program director. "i really feel initiative and employing our transitioning military into jobs in our corridor region is just industry in this region," said joanne follon, business retention coordinator for iowa lakes corridor development corporation. another ceremony was held in buena vista county buena vista and dickinson are the 29th and 30th home base iowa communities.
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a hero after his grandfather slipped and fell on the ice. six-year-old michael dorn junior had just finished a day of ice fishing with his grandfather in waterloo. the two were walking back to shore when michael's grandfather was knocked out after slipping on the ice. michael then ran for help and found some other fishermen who called 9- 1-1. "we were walking back, and i was like slipping, so then grandpa looked back to see if i was ok, and he liked slipped.i like knocked on came out and asked me what happened, and i said, 'grandpa fell on the ice.'" the grandpa was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated for a neck sprain and concussion. both say they will go ice fishing again... but they'll be extra careful next time. coming up next in healthbeat 4... we'll go along on a journey with one local doctor as he gives out free medical advice and also leads a group to better health. ben: and i'll have your complete
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the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side...
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with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees.
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because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. >> do you spend too much time sitting either at work or home? every week, a group of people gather in sioux city with a medical professional to take steps to get moving. sheila brummer has the details
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today's healthbeat 4.
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down the line," dr. palani said. dr. piplani recommends at least 150 minutes of exercise a week. (after standup) 1:47 "and it doesn't have to be that intense. it's just, walking when you can just be able to hold a conversation," said dr. piplani. and, the conversation can support from others taking a trek toward better health. 2:10 "the other walkers over time, get to know each other, it's form a sense of community," said dr. piplani. in sioux city, with chief photographer jordan ogren, sheila brummer, ktiv news 4.>> a cardiologist in pittsburgh program. the health center started it ago. it's funded through a grant by anthem blue cross blue shield. if you're interested in joining the group just show up at unitypoint health- st. luke's on wednesday nights at 5:30. they gather in the atrium off of stone park blvd. when the weather improves they'll walk outside again. straight ahead this morning.... mcdonald's is bringing back the mcgriddle. and mattel is giving barbie a makeover.
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more realisitc, after the break.
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...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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students in nebraska helped judge cattle in preparation for a competition. more than 400 high school students from across nebraska gathered at the chuck pohlman ag complex in norfolk for a few tips to prepare for the state future farmers of america competition later this year. a livestock judging coach says the students at the competition are learning different skills, most importantly, decision-making as they explain their judgments on how they rated the cattle, sheep and hogs. the winners from yesterday's district competition will compete at the state f-f-a
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yesterday, stocks finished with gains as the price of oil climbed for the third day in a row. tech and consumer stocks traded higher, led by amazon and paypal, while drugmakers fell. the dow climbed 125 points to 16,070. the nasdaq rose 39 and a half points and the s&p picked up 10. the price of u.s. oil has climbed 9 and a-half percent
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a fall hazard has prompted the recall of nearly one- and-a-half million shower rugs. with more on that story and other business news, here's ktiv's kaitlyn kinney.... thanks, sarah. the recall involves aqua rugs with four plastic suction cups... sold in beige and clear. trister products has received 60 reports of consumers falling in the shower or bathtub while on the rugs, including 30 reports of injuries such as bruises, cuts, and fractured or broken bones. consumers should stop using the rugs and contact tristar products to obtain a free replacement. the recalled rugs were sold from july 2012 through september 2015 at bed bath and beyond, dollar general and other retail stores nationwide, as well as online at amazon dot com, and on television through q-v-c. the three biggest u-s airline carriers are allowing some customers to cancel or postpone their trips to areas affected by zika. the move comes as concern about the mosquito-born virus rises.
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to all areas mentioned by the c-d-c. delta has announced a similar policy, though customers must request refunds or make changes by february 29th to avoid fees. american will allow customers a refund if they provide a doctor's note stating they're unable to travel to one of four cities due to pregnancy. mcdonald's is testing the addition of another morning favorite to its limited all-day breakfast lineup... it's the mcgriddle... with pancake buns. mcdonald's plans to start offering an expanded all- day breakfast menu that includes mcgriddles at its restaurants in tulsa, oklahoma. the test will begin on monday and comes after customers complained about the absence of the mcgriddle when mcdonald's launched its limited all-day breakfast menu back in october. mcdonald's expects the test to last up to three months. kids and their imaginations come in all shapes and sizes... and now.... so does barbie! mattel is now offering barbie in three new shapes.... tall, petite and curvy. the new shapes can be purchased online,
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alongside the original barbie. mattel has been transforming barbie for the past two years to bring her in line with realistic body types and to reflect the diverse group of kids who play with her. mattel hasn't said when the new barbies will be available at retailers. thanks, kaitlyn. coming up after the break, we'll run down the top stories from around siouxland. and ben's back with the weather forecast. plus... some of the entertainers and presenters for the oscars have been announced. that's up next in the hollywood
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from postal workers to nurses... he's been endorsed for real change: bernie sanders. endorsed by friends of the earth action as "a bold, fearless voice for the planet." the nation endorses bernie saying, "you can trust sanders because he doesn't owe his political career to the financial overlords." the des moines register calls him, "a man of courage and principle." endorsed by council bluffs daily nonpareil because "he would build on obama's legacy and challenge the establishment." i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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> > > time now for a look at this morning's top news headlines from siouxland. an early morning walk turned deadly for a south sioux city man. pablito
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atokad drive in south sioux around 7 yesterday morning. an investigator with the nebraska state patrol says he was walking in the middle of the road and it was dark out when he was hit. the driver did cooperate with authorities who believe perea-ybarra was on his way home at the time of the accident. authorities continue to investigate. sioux city could take center stage in the battle between republican frontrunners donald trump and ted cruz. cruz has invited trump for a one-on-one debate and he says he's already reserved the location. he's chosen 8 o'clock saturday night at western iowa tech for the showdown. leaders at wit say cruz booked the rocklin conference room about a week ago, and it holds about 500 people. if trump accepts the debate invitation, they expect a full house and student say it would be exciting to see their school in the national spotlight. no word yet on if trump has agreed to the debate. some siouxland men are helping a local charity. the group is called "100 plus men who care." they get together four times a year, and last night they met at briar cliff.
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bucks and they all vote on which charity to give the money to. they say when they join forces financially, they can have a big impact on the community. they group chose to donate 8-thousand dollars to siouxland cares, a coalition that fights substance abuse. it's a weekend of ice, fun, and competition. the winter games in okoboji, iowa kicked off yesterday. the ice is thick, the weather is mild, and the conditions are expected to be great for the games this weekend. there are more than 100 events planned for the record number of people expected to attend this year. the games are always held the last weekend in january. things will wrap up with the burning of greens and a fireworks show tomorrow night. the oscars have announced its first group of presenters and entertainers for this year's awards ceremony. rick damijella tells us who will be there in the hollywood minute.
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toro, tina fey and kevin hart. artists who will be performing during the show include lady gaga and sam smith. the 88th academy awards will be hosted by chris rock and handed out february 28th. (nat) in other awards news, the art directors guild "excellence in production design" awards nominees have been announced. among the the movies nominated are "star wars: the force awakens" and "mad max: fury road" in the fantasy film category "bridge of spies" and "the revenant" received nominations in the period film category, while "the martian" and "spectre" are up for contemporary film. the art directors guild awards take place january 31st. (nat) casting news: actor jared harris has signed on to robert zemeckis' new spy film. variety reports harris will join brad pitt and marion cotillard in the yet-to-be- titled period film, set in north africa during world war two. for hollywood minute, i'm rick damigella. >>
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hour.... one nebraska veteran has developed a unique way to shovel snow. how he's helping his friends and neighbors with their trecks to work and school. and iowa and maryland squared off in a battle of top ten teams last night. we'll see if the hawks stay perfect in the big ten in the sports fource morning wrap. the time has come to make a choice... about which candidate can actually make a difference for you.
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we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting for children and families. with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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good morning and thanks for joining us on this friday, january 29th. i'm sarah te slaa. al has the day off. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... a south sioux city man was killed yesterday after being hit by a car. the details of the deadly crash. and the f-b-i has released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national wildlife refuge in oregon. officials say four protestors still remain at large.
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and the u-s-s sioux city is set to be revealed tomorrow. sioux city mayor, bob scott is in wisconsin for the ceremony. see why he thinks the new ship is so important for the city. and later... the zika virus is spreading through latin american countries. we'll have an update on where things stand on treating the disease. but first, here's ben.
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but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. >> a morning walk turned deadly for a man from south sioux city, nebraska. ktiv's tiffany lane was on the scene of the accident and has the details.
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hanish says he believes the victim was on his way home at the time of the accident. in south sioux city, nebraska, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> nebraska state patrol will be looking over the information gathered from the car and the scene. that information as well as nebraska state patrol will be looking over the information gathered from the car and the scene. that information as well as blood drawn from the driver will be examined as the investigation continues. authorities say that is standard protocol for fatalities even if no foul play is suspected.
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the islamic state jihadist group killed at least eight people yesterday outside yemen's presidential city of aden. isis said that one of its militants, apparently a dutch national, carried out the a checkpoint outside the palace southern yemen. both soldiers and civilians were while at least 17 others were wounded. a security source said the attack appeared to target the convoy of a local who was entering the presidential complex. the-f-b-i released video of the fatal traffic stop shooting of an armed occupier of a national officials say lavoy finicum's around the roadblock and got stuck in a snowbank. when finicum got out of the truck he reached toward his pocket and was shot. the f-b-i says there was a loaded 9-millimeter semi-automatic handgun in that pocket. authorities also want to remind everyone the occupation is not over... and four people remain inside the refuge.
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dyke, the chicago officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. van dyke is charged with first-degree murder for the death of 17 year-old laquan mcdonald in 20-14. the indictment alleges that van dyke "acted without lawful justification" when he shot mcdonald. van dyke has pleaded not guilty. the so-called affluenza teen is back on u-s soil and in a north texas juvenile detention facility. the now 18-year-old ethan couch arrived at dallas-fort worth international airport thursday morning in handcuffs with a police escort. the teen and his mother tonya were subjects of an international manhunt after he missed a mandatory probation meeting. couch was put on probation after killing four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. they were arrested in puerto vallarta, mexico, on december 28- th and transferred to immigration authorities. couch will appear in court today for a mandatory hearing to determine if he will receive bond or be moved to an adult
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there were memorials... public and private... across the country and even in space yesterday... for the 30th anniversary of the shuttle 'challenger' disaster. more from nbc's chris clackum at cape canaveral, florida.
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crew on the international space station. (sot/ cmdr scott kelly / international space station 1 19 - 1:32 ) "take a moment of silence and recognize the sacrifice of all those crew members and how their spirit and legacy lives on in their achievement in space" achievements that followed the tragedy of 30 years ago today. chris clackum, nbc news. >> we're just a day away from the launch of the u.s.s. sioux city.
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the navy combat ship. workers at a wisconsin shipyard have been building the u.s.s. sioux city. tomorrow, their hard work will be on display. sioux city mayor bob scott will be there for the festivities. "of all the cities in iowa, and all the cities in the united states there's only going to be what 19 or so of these ships built that we're unique enough to get one named after us. so i think it's really good and i think you know we can develop a relationship with the navy and this crew and it'll be long lasting." today there will be a mast setting. mayor scott says he will be taking coins from the city, businesses and schools to be vault. the christening of the ship is tomorrow. ktiv's matt breen left for wisconsin yesterday and will have continuing coverage right here on ktiv news 4. the next step in contract and pay negotiations for workers represented by the sioux city education association took place yesterday. the s.c.e.a represents employees like teachers, nurses and counselors. sioux city community schools
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proposal yesterday. two weeks ago, the union presented its first draft of amendments. negotiations will become private from this point on. the association says the biggest roadbloack in bargaining is the state providing schools with limited supplemental aid. "it's going to be very difficult to reach a voluntary agreement," said bruce lear. "not beacuse the board doesn't want to, or the association [but[ it will be difficult because the funds won't be there." the district also heard inital proposals for support personnel, operations and maintenance employees. a group of siouxland men joined forces to help a local charity. the group "100-plus men who care" gathered at briar cliff university. they do it four times a year. each man pitches in a hundred dollars and they all vote to see where the money goes. "having the ability to have a huge impact for a non-profit within the community has been really special," said board member, chris barondeau. "it's something that i'm very happy to be a part of and look forward to continuing to grow in the months
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the group ended up donating more than $8,000 to siouxland cares. it's a coalition that fights substance abuse. latin american countries are on high alert as the zika virus continues to spread throughout the region. and now there's fear that it's spreading in the u.s. we'll have the latest details on the disease, next. and i'll have your complete forecast next! hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm they've all come to look for america all come to look for america
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i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. reas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now.
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with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a few showers saturday evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks goododoo with highs in the 30s. i is monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. >> the world health organization
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the world health organization has called an emergency meeting to address mounting concerns over the zika virus. expectant mothers are particularly at risk, with ofofcials stopping shortrtf directly linking zika to birth defects. cases of developmenta l problems in newborns are on the rise as the illness sweeps through central and south america... and now, fear that the virus is spreading to the u-s. reid binion reports.
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one of alarming proportions." with 3 to 4 million cases of the mosquito- born illness estimated in the americas in a 12-month period, concern is mounting in the u.s. some 80 percent of those infected report not even feeling ill... ...as the virus silently strikes its most vulnerable victims: pregnant women and their babies. (dr. lawrence eisenstein, nassau county commissioner of health) "it is a very, very severe risk in pregnant women." in areas where the virus has arrived, there has been an increase in babies born with abnormally small heads which can cause severe developmental issues and sometimes death. (dr. lawrence eisenstein, nassau county commissioner of health) "microcephaly can lead to lifelong neurological problems that can range from mild to very serious." there are no medicines to treat those infected with zika, and no vaccines totoprevent it.... ....although u.s. fficials say clinical trials on a vaccine could begin this year. i'm reid binion, reporting. >> lots of high school basektball action around siouxland last night. we'll have highlighthtfrom some of thoseseames. and iowa t tk on maryland last night in a big ten match up. could the hawkeyes hang on to their perfect record in the conference? the sports fource morning wrap
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...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it.t. we need a president with the experirice and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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top-ten team. ktiv's sam curtiss has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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loss. 74 to 68 the final. lake who's ninth in classssa. low scoring first half - secoco quarter - ball gets poked away - amanda gors ends up with it - tied at nine. spirit lake - well this is the one girl you can't leave alone behind the arc - anna brown for three. indians like to shoot it from the outside - bailee newman knocks in another. tied at 13 - darrien ford - did this a few times - missess but cleans it up for herself. west wins 41 to 34. the fourth-ranked team in class 2a -- unity christian -- taking on sioux center, who's sixth in class 3a. on the tip off, unity gets off to a fast start as deidra noteboom makes the layup, and the knights take a ququck 2 point lead. llter, the knighh pushing the tempooon the fast break, josie blankespor evades the defender and banks in the shot, unity up four. sioux center finally gets something going when clare kortlever gets the offensive board, she gets the basket and the foul, but the warriors trail by six. the knights strike back off the inbounds pass, anna kiel gets the ball and makes the easy bucket, unity christian downs sioux center big, 64 to 36. and for more highlights including number-2 crofton and number-1 pierce in nebraska, check us out on the web at ktiv.com. i'm sam curtiss with
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more mild weather for this weekend before things take a turn for the worse. ben's in next with the forecast. the annual okoboji winter games got underway yesterday. from broomball and public art,
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we'll check out al the fun and one of the best yet. the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... m caucusing for hillary clinton.
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let the games begin. the annual winter games kicked off yesterday in okoboji, iowa. ktiv's tommie clark was there and has details on all the fun.
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"it's that time e year again, the university of okoboji wiwier games, and they're predictct to be the biggest yet." ...whichs always held during the last weekend of january. organizers say they're expecting record numbers in the thousands this year. there will be over 100 events on schedule, more than any other year. "i don't think there's any event really truly like it in the state of iowa. i received entry forms you know i have a a oomball team from new york thatatlays every year. people just want to get out and have fun regardless of what the temperature is and like i said people have cabin fever, winter blues and the university of okoboji winter games is a cure for all of that," said program director at iowa great lakes area chamber of commerce, jen johnson-ross. day one included a tiki in the tent party. friday is the swim suits and snow boots competition. saturday includes mega snow pong , broom ball and an omelette brunch. the weekend. in okoboji,
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the games will wrap up with the burning of greens and a fireworks show tomorrow night. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. if you're looking for something to do this weekend... here's a look at some of the events on the
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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welcome back and thanks for joining us this morning. i'm sarah te slaa. al has the day off. some of the stories coming up in this half hour... the last gop debate before the iowa caucus was held last night in des moines. trump boycotted the event and held a fundrdrser for wounded warriors instead. meanwhile, ted of the other candidates. a debate recap is on the way. and two more counties were added to home base iowa yesterday. the organization helps veterans transition back into civilian life. and later...olympic gold medalist michael phelel helped out a college basketball team last night by distracting players on the visitng team. we'll show you how he accomplished it in what's trending. but first ben....
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moving in n and out. those of you up north ght feel a few sprinkles as a disturbabce skirts past us up there. overall though, the next couple days will be quiet with some patchy fog tonight and more cloud cover tomorrow with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a few showers saturday evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks gooootoo with highs in the 30s0sit's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics.
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donald trump promised his ndraiser for veteranan would drdr more attention thanan last night's republican debate. while we await the overnight ratings th morning, tracie potts is in washington with social media reaction.
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here." (sot: donald trump/ (r) presidential candidate) "he's probably looking for me. he's saying, (mocking) "has anyone seen trump? why - where's trump? where is he?e?here is he?" (laughter ananapplause) (sot: reporter off c c) "did you miss donald trump out there tonight?" (sot: rand paul/ (r) presidential candidate) "not at all, man was i -- that was the best debate we've had of all of the debates, easily." issues like immigration - the top facebook issue during the debate: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "you changed your position on immigration because you used to support a path to citizenship." (sot: jeb bush/ (r) presiiential candidate) "so did you, so did you marco." w wth trump gone, cruz accused the moderators targeting him: sioux city could take center stage in the battle between republican frontrunners donald trump and ted cruz. ktiv's tiffany lane shows us how a local college is in the middle of the action.
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the same stage. "we've never had a debate here on campus like this," said troy jasman, vice president of finance and administrative services. "so we were just as surprised to hear about that last night in the news as well." western iowa tech representatives say cruz booked the rocklin conference where he campaigned in n e fall abouu a week ago. but theeproposed debate with rump was not mentioned, the school says. one studen says it is exciting that people are hearing bout the college nationally. "yeah it's kind of cool that people get to know more about this college and more people show up each year," said western iowa tech sophomore duylan roland. cruz presented trump with the proposal on his website. it comes just days after trump announced he won't be participating in thursday's gop debate. thursday, western iowa tech prepared for saturday's forum filling the room with 500 chairs, and school officials say they expect a full house. "from the college point of view the sheer numbers are what we think would be an issue if there truly was going to be a debate," said jasman. "because having 500 seats available i would think that a debate between cruz and
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thann500 individuals." now the wait to sese if the challenge is accepted. ktiv news 4.>> western iowa tech representatives say they haven't heard frfr trump's campaign since the announcement. if the debate actually happens, its scheduled for 8 o'clock tomorrow night. most of the presidential candidates will be stumping for before the iowa caucus on monday. ktiv's robert lowe will be today. it's a aampaigin frenzy between now and caucus day. here's a list of presidential candidates coming to siouxland on friday. on the democratic side. former maryland governor martin o'malley has several planned. he'll be in denison at the crawford county abstract. doors open at 4 p.m. after that he'll head to his sioux city campaign headquarters on nebraska st. the event starts at 7:00m. republican senator ted cruz has a cruzin' to
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community college. jeb bush has two events scheduled. the former florida governor will be at bev's on the river. doors open at 3:1:1p.m. following bev's he'll be at dort college in sioux center. doors open fororhat event at 5:45. a number of big name candidates will also be in siouxland this weekend. we'll have those details in further newscasts, but for immediate information-- just head to our website. ktiv.com>> two more counties in northwest iowa are now home base iowa communities. a celebration took place yesterday at arnold's park villion as dickinson county home base iowa helps military transition into civilian careers. "i see the feedback i get is appreciated, there's been a lot of connections made, and i think we've made a lot of progress in just a short time that the program's been around," said jason kemp, iowa home base program director. "i really feel that the home base iowa transitioning military into jobs in our corridor region is just
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industry in this region," said joanne follon, business retention coordinator for iowa lakes corridor development corporation. another ceremony was held in buena vista county yesterday morning. buena vista and dickinson are the 29th and 30th home base iowa communities. a young iowa boy is being hailed a hero after his grandfather slipped and fell on the ice. six-year-old michael dorn junior had just finished a day of f e fishing with his grandfather in waterloo. the two were walking back to shore when michael's grandfather was knocked out after slipping on the ice. michael then ran for help and found some other fishermen who called 9- 1-1. "we were walking back, and i was like slipping, so then grandpa looked back to see if i was ok, and he liked slipped.i lili knocked on the door and the window. they came out and asked me what happened, and i said, 'grandpa fell on the ice.'" the grandpa was taken to a
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sprain and concussion. both say they will go ice fishing again... but they'll be extra careful next time. olympic gold medal swimmer michael phelps made a surpise appearance at a collele basketball game last night. we'll show you how he helped distract the visitng trending. and i'll have your complete
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton. i'm m llary clinton and iiapprove this message. >
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wx timer @ 1:30 our january thaw continues today wiwi highs in the 40s fofomost of the viewing area with clouds moving in and out. those of you up north might feel a few sprinkles as a disturbance skirts past us up there. overall though, the next couple days will be quiet with some patchy fog tonight and more cloud cover tomorrow with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a f f showers satutuay evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks good too with highs in the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and epare for next week's storr. but in the meantime, enjoy the
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here's what's trending this morning... 18-8-me olympic gold medal swimmererichael phelps accomplished another lofty goal last night at an arizona state basketball game... making a player miss his free throws. the suspense finally ended... the black curtains open... and there is 18-time olympic ld medal swimmer michael phelps. medals draped around his neck, swim cap on his head... and two "non-olympic" bodies flanking phelps in an effort to distract the oregon state shooter. phelps looks as pumped to be heckling a college student as he was to make
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still to come this morning... the founders of the rock band, kiss, have opened up a new oklahoma. plus... soon - you'll have the opportunity to see more of - and hear from - one of the world's richest men. find out what warren buffett is up to. next.
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can actually make a difference for you. in a world as complex as this, we need a president as experienced as hillary. in the situation room... at the negotiating table... and always on your side... fighting fororhildren and families. with a real plan to get incomes rising... ...reduce drug prices... ...win equal pay for women... ...and protect social security and medicare for seniors. she'll build on obamacare, not start over. break through the gridlock, not add to it. defend planned parenthood, not attack it. stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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>> a restaurant chain co- created by two f fnders of the rock band kiss opened its latest location in oklahoma city. and who better to open its doors than those two music legends? but gene simmons and paul stanley say their visit was much more than that. kevin ogle explains.
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without t e heart, you ain't gogog nowhere." but today was about a lot more than just promoting their restaurant. simmons and stanley are deeply committed to helping america's veterans. today it's the local group honoring america's warriors. and theyeyresented the group a a check for 20- thsand dollars. (paul stanley/kiss) "so many people just don't realize that freedom isn't free. we're born here and we're given something by the people who volunteer to lay it all on the line. so any time we open a rock and brews, the first thing we want to do is bring attention to the people who make it all possible." for simmons, who was born in israel, his passion for america comes from his mother, who was forced into a concentration camp during world war two. (gene simmons/kiss) "my mother survived. the rest of our family did not. if you don't know your history, shame on you. were it not for america, this world would have been in chaos. were i ppsident, i would demaa the very first orderrf business, before borders and walls and before anything else, an amendment to the nstitution that if you volunteer the military, you're at least guaranteed a job when
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n-b-c hopes to boost its ratings for its popular show celebrity apprentice by announcing some big names ahead on the next season. warren buffett - the third richest man in the world according to forbes - is joining new host arnold schwarzeneg ger in the ardroom. other celebrities include actress jessica alba and former model tyra banks... as well as microsoft c- e-o steve ballmer. they'll all be advisers on the show. the show is also changing locations... moving from the big apple to silicon beach in california. caitlyn jenner has settled a civil lawsuit connected to a fatal multi- vehicle crash last year. jenner's attorney says a wrongful death s st has bebe dismissed. kim howe was traveling on california's pacific coast highway last february when her car was rear- ended by a vehicle driven by jenner. howe's car was pushed
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it was slammed by a third vehicle, killing her. jenner's car then struck a fourth vehicle. the olympic gold medalist was not criminally charged in the case. she still faces a lawsuit from another driver involved in the crash. friday ben- pop-rock singer adam lambert (tv: "american idol") is 34 sarah- actor andrew keegan is 37 ben- country singer eric paslay is 41 sarah- actress sara gilbert is 41 ben- u.s. rep. paul ryan, r- wis., is 46 sarah- actress heather graham is 46 ben- olympic gold-medal diver greg louganis is 56 sarah- talk show host oprah winfrey is 62 ben- actor tom selleck is 71 sarah- actress katharine ross is 76 our first 4 on 4 birirday of the week is lucycyickery from sioux city. she turned 4 on tuesday, january
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okoboji in the summer, fixing puzzles, singing and dancing. next up is kenna. she's frfr wayne, nebraska. hehe birthdayayas sunday, january 2424. kenna loves to sing and play with her friends and her mom says she has a crush on ben dorenbach. celebrating a monday, january 25th birthday is alexis. she's from sioux city. alexis loves playing with play-doh, the green bay packers, and frozen. a happy birthday to brock from wynot, nebraska. he celebrated his birthday on tuesday, juary 26th. brock likes playing with tractors and fire trucks, and being outside. celebrating another tuesday, january 26th birthday is addison. she's from sac city, iowa. addison loves the iowa hawkeyes, loveveto dance and sing, and loves helplpg with her new baby brother.
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nebraska we have harrison. he celebrated his fourth birthday on thursday, january 28th. harrison loves farming, john deere, and playing with his friends. next, we have paisley. she's celebrating her birthday today, friday, january 29th. she enjoys swimming,gymn astics, and learning the periodic table celebrating a saturday, january 30th birthday is owen. he's from sioux city. owen loves super heroes, playing with his brothers, and winning smile contests in his spare time! and our last 4 on 4 birthday of the week is levi from orange city, iowa. he's also celebrating his s urth birthday on saturday, january 30th. levi loves to play with his toy tractors and be outside. do you have a siouxland kid celebrating a fourth birthday? send us their picture about a week ahead of time, some fun facts about them and we'll put ititn friday 4 on 4's.
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wx timer @ :45 our january thaw continues today with highs in the 40s for most of the viewing area with clouds moving in and out. those of you up north might feel a few sprinkles as a disturbance skirts past us up there. overall though, the next couple days will be quiet with some patchy fog tonight and morereloud cover tomorrow with some limited sun. we might squeeze out a few showers saturday evening that could transition to some light snow by sunday morning. once that moves out early sunday, we'll have another decent day in the 30s and 40s, and caucus day on monday looks good too with highs in the 30s. it's monday night through wednesday morning that will bring some accumulating snow and high winds to the area, so you have the entire weekend to stay up to date on future updates and prepare for next week's storm. but in the meantime, enjoy the nice weather! see graphics. >> when we come back on this friday morning, we'll take a look at the top headlines in siouxland. and trix cereal has a new face on its product. we'll meet the furry little guy
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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 principips to pututashington's broken fiscal house back in order. jeb bush. he's the conservative you can trust, to fight for our beliefs.
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time now for a look at this morning's top news headlines from siouxland. an early morning walk turned deadly for a south sioux city man. pablito perea-ybarra was killed on atokad drive in south sioux around 7 yesterday morning. an investigator with the nebraska state patrol says he was walking in the middle of the road and it was dark out when he was hit. the driver did cooperate with authorities who believe perea-ybarra was on his way hoho at the time of the accident. authorities continue to investigate. sioux city could take center stage in the battle between republican frontrunners donald trump and ted cruz. cruz has invited trump for a one-on-one debate and he says he's already served the location. he's chosen 8 o'clock saturday night at western iowa tech for the showdo.
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the rocklin conference room about a week ago, and it holds about 500 people. if trump accepts the debate invitation, they expect a full house and student say it would be exciting to see theirirchool in the national spotlight. no word yet on if trump has agreed to the debate. some siouxland men are helping a local charity. the group is called "100 plus men who care." they get together four times a year, and last night they met at briar cliff. each man pitches in a hundred bucks and they all vote on which charity to give the money to. they sy when they join forces financially, they can have a big impact on the community. they group chose to donate 8-thousand dollars to siouxland carere a coalition that fights substance abuse. it's a weekend of ice, fun, and competition. the winter games in okoboji, iowa kicked off yesterday. the ice is thick, the weather is mild, and the conditions are expected to be great for the games this weekend. there are more than 100 events planned for the record number ofof people expected to attend this year.
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last weekend in january. things will wrap up with the burning of greens and a fireworks show tomorrow night.
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75-hundred other rabbits in the company's nationwide search for a new mascot. this is the first time ever the trix rabbit has shared his cereal box with anyone.
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and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. good morning. the main events. >> let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. >> no-show donald trump in the cross hairs at the republican
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>> i'm a maniac.
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