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siouxland, but it's becoming more scattered. temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. the planner shows that light snow will continue to fall overnight, and winds will be breezy, with temperatures mainly in the lower 30s. by 10 am tomorrow, the snow will be over, and we'll have a mostly cloudy sky and a temperature of 32. i'll be back in a few minutes with a look at when we'll see the return of the sunshinenen a few minutete it's time for local news that matters! "please give me a reason to keep my kids in town" it's a plea to keep city swimming pools open.... how will the city respond ? ""it's created a lot of unknowns " " " nats bell ringing" it's a 180housand dollar tradition.... and it's not to late to make a
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good evening and thank you u r joining us tonight good evening and thank you for joining us tonight im tim seaman. jenna rehnstrom has the night off. many folks have childhood memories of spending time at the city pool. but as costslimb and attendence drops... sioux city officials are facing a tough balancing act. a special committee wants to close 2 pools after next season.... tonight (tuesday) users got one last chance to speak out on the issue. last month a special pools committee unananously supportsts a plan to close cook and leeds pools after 2016... with leif erikson and lewis pools eventually closing as well. building splash pads and a new regional water park are the alternatives. the commitees final report will be presented to city council for consideration but not before final
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4 people spoke at tonight's meeting... and all supported changes. "times are changing and i take my kids, between 9 and 16, we take our kids out of town to go do stuff. please i'm begging the city council give us reason to keep my kids in town." "you're doing a good job i think, but don't go backwards. when you make that park out there, put in all kinds of things and make it work." initial community response was not as supportive. but since announcing it's proposal park and rec director matt salvatore says the committee has worked hard to show why the numbers don't support keeping 5 city pools open. he thinks people are hearing the message,. "people are starting to come around to the idea of splash pads and the impact they could have. free facilities for kids to use in the summer. they encourage us, if we do the aquatic center, to do it right. obviously nobody wants to see their swimming pool close." says director of parks & rec. director matt salvatore.
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committee will meet again monday to talk about the feedback and dicuss any alterations to their recommendations. the city park and rec advisory board will vote on the plan next wednesday. city council members will ultimately give it a thumbs up or down. tim: alchohol sales in iowa are on the rise. according to numbers released today (tuesday) by the iowa alcoholic beverage div. fiscal 2015 was a record year with just more than 319 million dollars in sales.... thats a 5.4 percent increase from 2014. liquor sales.....for products like whiskey and vodka are responsible for the majority of that increase. the top-selling brand of liquor sold in iowa was black velvet. tim: when woodbury county's social services office closes at the end of the year as part of iowa's move from state run to privatley managed medicair.....the woodbury county board of supervisors will have a bit of a delema. how to realocate funding and office space currently being used by the deptment.
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bell reports... the change is still a difficult one for many. bria: yes tim, on dec 31. the social services department will shut its doors for good, but this major change is leaving some feeling lost and with a lot of unaswered questions. "it's moving too quick and nobody has been able to put the brakes on it," said clausen. when the woodbury county program ends on dec 31st.... ththsioux rivers region board will be handling the counties mentata health and disabilities services. this major change affects not only clients who need the assistance provided by medicaid, but case managers as well. a total of 13 case workers will soon be working from home instead of this office on tri-view ave..... with six times the work load that they now have. "is this going to work, i hope so. you're dealing with a population that can't help themselves," said clausen. that's just half the battle. once the doors close.... woodbury county will need to find a new use for the social services spspe... and how to re-distribute current funding for the dept. . the vetetens affairs office is also located in the tri- view office so closing the building isnt an option. one idea being considered by supervisors is the implemention of a program designated for alcohol abuse called 24/7. "it would need legislative approval,
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some possiblity for building space, would be a program for those thth have a dui ananwould have to come in and show compliance, state code does not allow that right now, but it would be a perfect location...we're working on legilative approval to have a program like that," said taylor. as for county dollars.... previously designated for socials services, supervisors arent saying how they might be used in the future. bria: a representative from the social services department told me that the new changes have left those with disablities scared and with many concerns, but the department has been trying to assist the
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call in for help the best way that they know how. reporting live in studio, bria bell abc 9 news. tim: road construction that hasaseen according to city engineers, glenn avenue will reopen tomorrow december second at noon. many parents of nearby morningside elementary school expressed concern at the start of the school year, when the construction began. although glenn avenue will be open again, the street may be closed briefly later on in the week for a dot inspection. tim: if you didn't know today is giving tuesday, and what better way to celebrate than to donate to the salvation army? "bell ringing and singing" folks from the salvation army have begun their red kettle collection fundraiser. the bells started ringing two weeks ago, and since then they've already raised 10
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dollar goal, which is a little bit less usuals organizers say weather has played a big part into the dip in donations being seen. e've lost really two days cause of the snow but you know people in siouxland know the long history and work of the salvation army and folks are really generous. i see lots of folks as they come by this kettle today are putting donations in." says major von vandiver of the salvation army of siouxland. if you haven't donated to the salvation army, don't worry, the drive runsnsill christmas s e. tim:some folks got the chance to hit the hills this afternoon. wahhhhhhhwoooooo oweee!!!! sledders at seratoma and grandview parks were speeding downhill on their sleds, one man even rigged up an interesting sled of his own, combining g snowboad and a a seat from a car,r, sioux city hasgotten over seven inches of snow in the past two days. . tim:
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crews in sioux city are continuing to remove snow vehicle owners have until 10am tomorrow to get vehicles moved so plows can clear the street. any snowbound vehicles not moved by that time could be towed at the ownere's expense. you can check out the city's snow removal policy at sioux city dot org. tim: and another weather related note due to the frigid weather monday, the special olympics clinic with naia volleyball athletes has been rescheduled for tomorrow morning, , that'll be from 9:30 to 11am at the tyson events center. ovov 75 regional spspial olympians will participate in activities with naia volleyball athletes from all over the country. tim: president obama's push to fight climate change across the world is not getting support from the house of representatives today, the house voted to bloack the president's imate change regulations. however lawmakers passed two resolutions that would
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protection agency from enforcing limits on electric utilities and coal plants. but the president has already vowed to veto them. tim: one presidential candidate also has a hard time seeing eye to eye with president obama when it comes to climate control, and he'sexpressing it on the campaign trail. former florida governor jeb bush was in newton iowa today. while campaigning bush said he doesn't think measures talked about at the paris summit are the correct solution to climate control. jeb says he's willing to try and solve the climate issue but not at the expense of our economy. tim: mike huckabee was also camamigning in iowa, the formerer arkansas governor was in mount ayr this afternoon reminding voters the iowa caucus is just two months away. huckabee plans to stop in onawa and denison tomorrow. this friday, hillary clinton will make a return to the hawkeye state. clinton will be stopping right here in n oux city at the carpenters training center on 19th street,
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doors opening at 10. clinton also plans on attending a town hall meeting at iowa central community college later on that day. tim: donald trump is still at the top of the g-o-p polls, predicting now that chris christie would soon come after him and tonight hehas. abc's tom llamas hahamore "with time running out?donald trump nopredicting his friendly rivals will soon turn against him. sot-trump "christie hasn't hit me yet. he will, he has to, he has no choice, he's at 2 or 3. he's gonna hit me at some point and trump was right new jersey governor chris christst?hoping to gather some momentum aftft winning the endorsement of an influential new hampshire newspaper?is now laying into e republican frontrunner. sot-christie: cc: if donald starts yelling and screaming at me in the middle of a speech, you could be sure that i'll say sit down and shut up. christie castigating trump for mocking a disabled reporter like this: sot-trump kovaleski: "now the poor guy, you gotta see this guy, oh, i don't know what i said, uh i don't remember. a performance christie calls unpresidential.
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06:57:56 he shouldn't be making fun ofpeoplele disabilities. it's just not worth of someone running for president of the united states. and on trump's assertion muslims in new jeresy were celebrating after 9/11. sot christie in nh yesterday: "the facts are the facts and that didn't happen in new jersey that day and hasn't happened since." today former new york mayor rudy giuliani agreed?adding that other candidates could never get away with saying the things trump doe t-rudy i would have been thrown out of the ce. he is judged by a different standard. maybe it's because its his background on the apprentice and as an entertainer and that he's been a big personality. " still to come... a man purposely gets pulled over. but it was all apart of his plan to get down on one knee. we've got the story after this. (fred) tonight's ask fred question is "how much does an inch of
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a look at when it will finally stop snowing, after the break. stay with us!
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fhexom@kcautv.c om (fred) the hd radad shows light snow over parts of the area, but itit not as widespspad as earlier. road conditions are much improved today, but there is still some snow on us 20, us 59, i-80, and i-680. it was a november to remember! we had record november total precipitation of 4.55" and it was the 3rd snowiest november on record at 12.5"! wow! the port neal welding company skycam hd shows a snowy scene from the ho chunk centre in sioux city. 23 was t t low and 34 the high today. here is the king's pointe skycam hd in storm lake. we have 34 and cloudy skies in sioux city. local temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. wind chills are in the teens and 20s. winds are building in from the northwest at around 15 miles per hour. that's helping to blow the snow around. visibility is less than 10 miles for most of us. the radar shows snow still rotating g around the lowpressure system. the stormcast hd shows that snow continuing into
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am. then, expect a blustery day with decreasing clouds. your forecast for tonight is for less than 0.5" of snow and breezy winds. tomorrow, look for blustery conditions and a high of 33. the 7-day shows no more snow after tonight. highs will b bin the 30s! tonight's askfred question is "how much does an inch of snow weigh?" the answer is that a square foot of snow weighs about 1.25 pounds per inch of snow depth. our recent snow was about 7", so that would come out to 8.75 pounds per square foot. most roofs are degned to support at least 30 pounds per square foot, which is about 2 feet of snow. so for allllut the heaviest snowstorms, you don't need to shovel off your roof! tonight's winner is cassandra via email. tonight's ask fred prize is 4 tickets to q102's birthday bash featuring echosmith and andy grammer! congratulations! to enter, email a weather question to fhexom@kcautv.c om or enter on our (fred) the hd radar shoho light snow over parts of the area, but it's not as
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onditions are much improved today, but there is still some snow on us 20, us 59, i-80, and i-680. it was a november to remember! we had record november total precipitation of 4.55" and it was the 3rd snowiest november on record at 12.5"! wow! the port neal welding company y ycam hd shows a snowy scene from the ho chunk centre in sioux city. 23 was the low and 34 the high today. here is the king's pointe skycam hd in storm lake. we have 34 and cloudy skies in sioux city. local temperatures are in the 20s and 30s. wind d ills are in theheeens and 20s. winds are building in from the northwest at around 15 miles per hour. that's helping to blow the snow around. visibility is less than 10 miles for most of us. the radar shows snow still rotating around the low pressure system. the stormcast hd shows that snow continuing into early tomorrow, then ending after 7 am. then, expect a blustery day with decreasing clouds. your forecasfor tonight is for less than 0 0" of snow and eezy winds. totorrow, look for ustery conditions and a high of 33. e 7-day shows s more snow aft tonight.
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fred question is "how much does an inch of snow weigh?" the answer is that a square foot of snow weighs about 1.25 pounds per inch of snow depth. our recent snow was about 7", so that would come out to 8.75 pounds per square foot. most roofs are designed to support at least 30 pounds per square foot, which is about 2 feet of snow. so for all but the heaviest snowstorms, you don't need to shovel off your roof! tonight's winner is cassandra via email. tonight's ask fred prize is 4 tickets to q102's birthday bash featuring echosmith and andy grammer! congratulations! to enter, email a weather question to fhexom@kcautv.c om or enter on our abc9 news facebook page. (tim) thanks, fred! (fred) you bet! tim: it seems everyrye is getting creative when it comes to their proposals these days. and one man in johnston iowa had an idea so creative, it got him pulled over by the police. we get the story from out sister station woi in des moines.
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jeff schulte is s really in trouble this time. he's pulled over by johnston police for the second timi in a year. except this time, you're loooing at a set-up. this police body cam video captures a very clever plan between jeff and johnston police. nats - more interaction between jeff and officer a year ago at thanksgiving time it was for real. jeff was actually ticketed for speeding right in front of his girlfriend's'sarent's house when he was going to meet them for the first time. her whole family saw it. jeff was embarrassed. so a year later, when jeff decided to propose to jenna, he figured johnston p.d. might do him a favor. sb jeff "wanted to do something crazy." "a lot of timing involved, i was nervous." he and officer matt chiles, the same guy who gave him the real ticket a year earlier, worked it all out. nats - you were doing 46 in a 35 a bogus speeding violation. jeff was even pretend handcuffed behind his car. and jenna was finally asked to get out of the car too. nats from cop -- would you get out
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merchandise to seeee if it's stolen. he has a theft warrant. the look on jenna's face proves she has no idea what's going on, and the next few moments are priceless. nats - will you marry me? her reaction up until they hug sb - it took my emotions to the extreme. i was in shock for a long long time and it was a welcome break from the difficult work of real policing for officer matt chiles. sb -- just a nice break to be able to do something fun like this. " tim: jeff and jenna are
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july, here in iowa. coming up in sports...morningsi de is back in the n-a-i-a semififils for the fourth straight season. find out what the mustangs have to do to book a trip to daytona beach. tim plus briar cliff and dordt were in action tonight at the n-a-i-a volleyball championships. we'll have all the action from the tyson coming up
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country still have national championship aspirations, including two from right here in northwest iowa. dordt and briar
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naia tournament tonight. the upset minded chargers taking on top seed lindsey wilson out of kentucky. in the first, breanna nogelmeier, comes around on the slide hit...homer nebraska loves it and it's 8-5. then emily sanburg, getting up on the block...the chargers continue to lead by 3. toni beck...gets in on the offensese for bcu...that swing finds the floor as well. then gehlen alum katelin langel...with the big lefty swing from the right side, chargers up 3 late. but lindsey wilson would score the final six points...this one right here their first lead at 23- 22...and they down the chargers in 3 katelin langng--"with that good of a team you can't go down like that because you know they're going to pick up off of your negative attitudes towards the game. so, i mean, they're number one for a reason so we just have to make sure we're playing at the same level as them the whole time." trevor schirman--"i told them forget games two and three. you know, remember what it was like to be out there and compete at that high level in
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level and play and execute at that level against these nextxt two teams, anything can happen." bcu back in action tomorrow night at 8 against eastern oregon. in the nightcap...dordt the gpac champs taking on georgetown. in the first...the give and go...brooke granstra to jamie gesink back to granstra...defend ers trail by 4. and on set point...sarah bell, sesees up a dandy...tigers take the first 25- 19. in the second, dordt finds a bit of a rhythm...elizabeth kiel with the fantastic placement...ties things up early. then haley moss, with a heavy swing...the second was tight throughout but the denders drop it by 2...they fall in straight sets tonight, 3-0. in the fcs semifinals, morningside welcomes southern oregon to town this weekend. morningside and s-o-u, the defending national champs, have only met once before... back in 2012 the mustangs won a 47-44 quarterfinal
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overtime on their way to the championship game. but after two straight losses in the semifinals, morningside has one thing on their mind. ryan kasdorf--"i think our team motto this y yr, that we've instilled all year, 'finish it.' i think last year we kind of got up early on marian and i don't know, we kind of just let some things go and the game got away from us. so this week we're just going to prepare extra hard. we know they're gonna be a good team and we've just gotta stay the course and stay true to who we are all game." steve ryan--"i think they're e ngry, you know? we've talked all year about finishing it, finishing the process and finishing games out and i think they'll have a good week. i think they'll be ready to go next week." tyler kavan--"honestly, just to finish it. that's our team motto, is finish it and that's what we want to do we want to get back to daytona. kickoff is set for noon on saturday. chris: after a trip to the sunshine state, iowa state kicked off a four game homestand tonight. the cycloneshosting ndsu to hilton coliseum. isu hosting north dakota state, new football coach matt campbell taking in hilton magic. right off the bat, georges niang finds jameel mckay who slams it home for the clones. next time down, it's monte morris finding naz mitrou-long who cashes in the three ball.
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then monte morris finds abdel nader for three, nader finished with a game high 21. all 5 starters score in double figures. cyclones stay perfect, 84-64. the e skers, taking on miami tonight at pba. canes jump out early...check out this move from angel rodriguez...the tough layup falls and miami's up a touchdown. there would be no historic shutout tonight though...tai webster, connects from downtown to get on the board. huskers offense struggling early...glynn watson junioio pops the pull l off balance trtr...that will help, lead cut to half a dozen. then ed morrow crashes the glass and gets the putback to fall. miami though, takes it in overtime, 77-72.
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radar shows light through parts of siouxland. your forecast for tonight is for 0.5" or less of snow and breezy winds. tomorrow, look for blustery conditions and a high of 33. the 7-day shows no more snow after tonight. highs will be in the
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