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defense is important, but it is much more important for us to have an away game." the day began with songs, and speeches. so many speakers praised the citizens of sioux city for embracing the honor of having a ship with the name "sioux city" on its stern. "we've been honored as a community a lot of times, but this would have to be one of the top deals," said bob scott, mayor. scott has served the city for 20-years, and he says this honor is one sioux city won't forget. "this is the first naval ship to bear sioux city's name," said sen. tammy baldwin, (d) wisconsin. "that's exciting. it's an exciting first to celebrate." "the work to get the uss sioux city to this point has taken two years starting with the keel laying here at marinette marine in february of 2014," said matt breen, reporting. saturday, another milestone. the christening... a ceremonial breaking of a champagne bottle on the ship's bow. "the champagne bottle gets broken, but this day is about the bonding... the bonding between the sponsor of the ship and the crew," howard said. "for the united states of america, i christen thee sioux city," said mary winnefeld, uss sioux city sponsor.
who sail on her." mary winnefeld is the ship's sponsor, and now considered an honorary crew member. it was up to her to send the sioux city on its way... with one swing. nats of launch now in the water, work will begin to finish the ship, which is about 80-percent complete. the sioux city's executive officer, ken lieberman, says the crew can't wait to get aboard. "to be here since the beginning, since it was born, and see it being built the last year-and-half, and to now see it go into the water sitting in its natural habitat to start its trials is truly and honor and an amazing experience," said cdr ken
over the next 10 to 12 months the uss sioux city will undergo what are called "builder's trials" at marinette marine. the first step is to get inside, and check the hull to make sure it's secure. after the "builder's trials come "acceptance trials." if all goes according to plan, the uss sioux city should be sold off the to navy in 2017. (robert) matt, i know you've been going non-stop the past few days..alot of fun in wisconsin, but, try and get some rest because we've got a big two days ahead in des moines (matt) ad lib about iowa caucuses
tomorrow in des moines. thanks. warmer temps in siouxland than where matt is in wisconsin, but big changes are coming for the work week. for more, we'll toss it over to meterologist t.j. springer winter storm watches in effect for shelby, harrison, monona, thurston, burt, cuming, and stanton counties through 12 am wed. our january warmth across siouxland continued and made for a really great saturday all around the region. temperatures climbed into the 40s in lots of towns but enjoy it while it's here because big changes are coming as we kick off the work week. clouds will be thick through the rest of the day as a shortwave approaches from the west. this will give the viewing area a chance for showers. as temperatures fall, the rain may mix with and change to snow in the overnight hours with little to no accumulation. we will keep the clouds for sunday as well as we set our sights on our next winter storm. this one will move in as we kick off the work week. winter storm watches are in effect for southern siouxland for the potential of 8 or more inches. these watches may expand to the north as we head throoghout the remainder of our weekee. the best bet for accumulations currently looks to be 2-4" ne, 6-8" for central siouxland, and 8-12"+ for southern part offthe area. winds will also be a factor with gusts up to 40 mph, so this could make for blizzard and whiteout conditions. there is still some uncertainty with this storm, and these numbers are subject to change. please stay updated to storm team 4 and ktiv.com for
winter storm moves out the rest of the week looks dry but cold with temperatures dropping down below average through next weekend!>> your 7-day forecast is coming up in 10 minutes turning our attention to politics, the caucus countdown continues. there only two days until iowans cast the first votes of the 2016 election season. that means presintial candidates are stumping for support throughout the state, including right here in siouxland. today, both senator marco rubio and senator rand paul were in sioux city. ktiv's tommie clark joins us live in the newsroom. tommie, what more can you tell us as the day's dwindle to iowa's first in the nation caucus? well robert, both candidates had packed rooms as they called iowans to caucus. senator marco rubio was at bev's on the river. crowd cheering. he called the election a "turning point" for the country because in his words it's not just a choice between political parties, it's a referendum on america's identity. rubio says caucus-goers will be asked to decide monday night, what kind of country they want america to be in the 21st century. the senator went after obama's presidency and the popoible democratic nominee, hillary clinton...in his words,
patience, not after seven years of president obama, this is a time for urgency and action. he talked about his final action plan in the coming days.. "well at this point it's about trying to contact as many people as we can whether it's at these events or the ones we're doing around the state and just ensuring they come out monday and they caucus and they caucus for me because if i'm our nominee we're going to win. we're going to beat hillary clinton. we're going to turn this country around," said presidential candidate, sen. marco rubio. meanwhile senator rand paul touted what he calls a "bold statement" and says he is the only fiscal conservative in the race. paul says he thinks he'll do a lot better than what people may expect. he says his number one priority is to defend the country and the biggest threat to national security is debt. he believes he's the one candidate able to do something about it. the senator called out two of his fellow g-o-p candidates, including rubio. "i also believe that you cannot be stronger as a nation if you're further in debt so rubio, cruz wanting to spend a trillion dollars more to make the sand glow over there...i think they'll create more terrorists then kill with that policy," said presidential candidate, sen. rand paul.
will continue to campaign in the coming days. tomorrow, rubio will spend the final day before monday's caucuses rallying with supporters in cer falls, cedar rapids, and davenport. meanwhile, paul will hit dubuque and iowa city. robert? thanks tommie. morningside college got a unique display from the state historical museum. the "first in the nation" display explores the history of iowa caucuses from the early 70's to 20-12. the traveling display traces candidates' journeys from early visits to the state, to declaring a presidential bid, to caucus day and onward to the primaries. it also makes the case for why iowa is uniquely positioned to hold the first in the nation caucus. it will be at the hickman- johnson-furrow learning center untill february 13th. presidential candidate jeb bush continued campaigning around siouxland today, heading north to okoboji. the former florida governor
entitlement programs keep americans in poverty rather than lifting them out of it. bush says his first action..if elected president...wil l be to ensure the united states is safe and secure. he says the leadership role in the commander in chief position needs to be restored. "today we are in a situtation when we are less safe than the day barack obama was inaugurated president of the united states. and if hillary clinton is elected we will continue down this path of we are all a part of the community of nations that some how we can lead from behind. terminlogy i never expected to hear from the greatest naaion in the world," said jeb bush, republican presidential candidate. bush continues his trek across the state. he'll be in cedar rapids, davenport and clinton tomorrow. republican presidential candidate dr. ben carson made a stop at dordt college in sioux center today. carson harped on fiscal responsibilty in regard to the national debt and economy. he touched on healthcare and his plan to give patients more options and power in health coverage.
tough. "go back and look over my life and see what things i've had t t overcome," said dr. ben cacaon. "look at my medical career, look at all the controveveies that occurred there [and] the fights that i had to have with the establishment to get things done. but, look at the lives that have been saved by it." carson is scheduled to be in spencer, iowa, on monday. republican presidential candidate ted cruz is back in siouxland tonight the texas senator will speak to supporters at western iowa tech at 8:00 p.m. congressman steve king, glenn beck, and phil robertson are all expected to be on hand. republican presidentail candidate chris christie will stump for support in sioux city tomorrow. the new jersey governor will speak at morningside college at the olsen student center. doors open at 8:00 a.m.
slated to appear at the orpheume theatre tomorrow. doors for open at 4:00 and the event gets underway at 6:0:0in the evening.g. on the other side of the ticket, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is also coming to sioux city. she'll stump at the sioux city convention center. doors open at 3:45 for the 5:15 event. on the campaign trail in iowa today... senator bernie sanders said the election is likely a "toss-up." the democratic senator said the outcome would hinge on whether he could turn out working- class people and young voters. sanders stuck to his usual message about standing up to the establishment that he says influences politics. "imagine working people, low income people, people of color standing up for justice, standing up for dignity, and being prepared to take on the billionaire class. that's what this campaign is about." in total, senator sanders is scheduled to speak at five iowa rallies. coming up on news 4 at 6
winter storm watches in effect for shelby, harrison, monona, thurston, burt, cuming, and stanton counties through 12 am wed. our january warmth across siouxland continued and made for a really great saturday all around the region. temperatures
climbed into the 40s in lots of towns but enjoy it while it's here because big changes are coming as we kick off the work week. clouds will be thick through the rest of the day as a shortwave approaches from the west. this will give the viewing area a chance for showers. as temperatures fall, the rain may mix with and change to snow in
for the potential of 8 or more inches. these watches may expand to the north as we head throughout the remainder of our weekend. the best bet for accumulations currently looks to be 2-4" ne, 6-8" for central siouxlann, and 8-12"+ or southern part of the area. inds ll also be a factor with g gsts up to 40 mph, so this could makk for blizzard and w witeout conditions. there is still some uncertainty with this storm, and these numbers are subject to change. please stay updated to storm team 4 and ktiv.com for updates and details. after this winter storm moves out the rest of the week looks dry but cold with temperatures dropping down below average through next weekend!>> still to come for us on a saturday night we'll head on up to okoboji to check at the fun at this year's
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. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that evebody 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,
todays entertainment included broomball, mega snow pong and grilling on the ice. a first-time winter games-goer says the games offer a variety of activities for her family. "the polar plunge
is something we are looking forward. i think time watching that. it's a good day to be outside. it's perfect weather. it's nice to do something outside in the winter," said melissa schumann, okoboji winter games attendee. tonight's activities will fireworks display. the winter games continues tomorrow so you still have time to get out and enjoy some winter fun on the ice. there was plenty of fun and food indoors as well. the okoboji summer theatre association held their annual omelet brunch to celebrate the coming season. the event raises scholarship money for student-performers from stephens college in colombia, miss_uri. the dean of stephens college says the loyalty of the okoboji community is incredible. "the support of the arts in okoboji is thrilling and exciting. i've been here just one year, i came from washington d.c. it is heartwarming and wonderful to know we have an audience that comes back year
said dr. gail humphries mardirosian, dean of the school of performing arts at stephens college. this
year the theatre will perform musicals, comedies, and mysteries. the season runs june 14 through august 14. mark's in nonowith sports - and iowa state, hoping to continue their hot play. (mark) the cyclones were going for their 4th straight win today - with another matchup against. ... a top-5 opponent. isu went on the road to texas a&m. highlights coming up next. plus, the newly- established sioux city hornets play their
iowa state has won four straight games since a 1-and-3 big 12 start. the cyclones stepped out of big 12 play for their big 12, s-e-c challenge game against texas a&m. i-s-u has beaten the number-1, number-3, and number-4 teams in the current ap poll - the aggies are currently ranked 5th. both head coaches in this game previously coached at murray state - steve prohm and billy kennedy. tight game the whole way - deonte burton provided a spark for iowa state - the steal and the slam at the other end - plus the foul. then, with the cyclones leading by 1 - a great pass from burton to jameel mckay for the slam - burton scored 11 off the bench - mckay with 9 points, 14 boards. but
danuel house and texas a&m that took over - house scored 12 points in the final four minutes. house had 20, leading the aggies to the home win over iowa state - that snaps a four-game win streak for the cyclones. the nebraska men, 4-and-4 in big ten play - on the road at number-21 purdue. huskers trailed by 9 at the break - a-j hammons - tip slam - two of his 32 points - purdue goes on top by 11. nebraska trailed by double digits for most of the second half - but andrew white's three gets the huskers within 6 points with 7 minutes to go. but then it's raphael davis, bucket and the foul - purdue holds off nebraska, 89-74. the morningside men, 9-and-13 on the year, stepping out of conference to host grace. first quarter - mustangs up 2 - bryce koch off the inbound play - easy off glass - koch had 13. then adebayo babalola goes to work - nice spin move in the lane and gets it to fall.
pulls up from the elbowownd knocks it down. but morningside pulled away in a hurry - ryan tegtmeier for three - tegtmeier scored 8 and morningside defends the home court, 77-66. sioux city's newest sports franchise is officially in business. the sioux city hornets are the first iowa team in the history of the american basketball association. more history on saturday - the hornets first-ever
home game. sioux city, hosting the topeka aviators. first points in the hornets home history come from alvin gunter - in classic a-b-a form - runs the floooofor the flush. but topeka counters - - mes english, no - - t clyde harper junior, yes on the tip - tie game early. from there sioux city starts to run away - nice ball movement inside to
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