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(sot klein) the sanders' campaign is blaming the dnc's software vendor for the glitch that caused the firewall to fail. and that staffer who was fired-- josh uretsky-- tells abc newswse was not pryiyi for clinton's info: quote-- "we did not take anything out of the system it was in, and did not gain anything out of it. we saw a security breach and we tried to assess it and understand it." hillary clinton's campaign is not yet commenting on the matter... but no doubt she'll be expected to respond on the debate stage in new hampshire tomorrow night. rick klein, abc news political director "it'll be delicate, but it's a powowful issue that she could use to undermine him." " tim:
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accident invovled a stolen vehicle. according to the p-d, this white van was stolen from south sioux city before 6 a-m this morning the suspect later collided with another white vehicle on outer drive just across from north high school. the driver of the stolen car fled the scene but was later apprehended by police. no other details are available. tim: also at about six this morning fire fighters were called to a car fire. the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived at 26-01 sheridan street on sioux city's north side. that car was located dangerously close to the home, but fire officials say the residence did not suffer any damage. the caususof the fire was not immediately available. tim: sioux city fire crews also were on the scene of a gas line break this morning after construction crews struck a gas line on the city's north side. according to midamerican energy, a third party contractor hit the line
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morning. repairs were quickly made allolong a road to b bre opened to traffic. no one was injured.... tim: sioux city polic may have solved a string of auto thefts. 28 year old mack- quiber bracka- monte of sioux city was arrested after police say he stole at least 5 cars. police say mack- quiber bracka- monte stole those vehicleses between october and december o o this year. when police found the vehicles, they had seral parts remozed and were in the process of being stripped. he's charged with multiple counts of felony theft and ongoing criminal conduct. he's being held on a 47 thousand dollar bond. tim: authorities in south dakota are alerting the public that the complice of a notorious south dakota serial killer is set to be released next week. glen walker received two concurrent 25 year sentences for kidnapping and attempted kidnapping -- along with a consecutive five year sentence for being an
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murder back in the 90's when he was convicted of helping his friend robert lee anderson kidnap and killtwo women. minnehaha county sheriff mike milstead had just joined the department when the incidents occured, and now says there's uncertainty about where walker will go after this. " there's always that uncertainty of what somebody is going to do, once they've served their time, and they're released from custody, i think the department of corrections deals with that on a daily basis." walker received a reduced sentence for good behavior and he's due to be released on christmas eve without supervision such as parole or probation. tim: a federal manhunt is now underway for that missing texas teenager.. better known as the "affluenza teen".. ethan couch was spared jail time and was given just probation after killing four people while driving drunk. but now.. he is on the run and he could have a three-week head start on authorities. abc's
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"authorities say tips are pouring in as they search world-wide for ethan who is now a fugitive wanted by the feds.. after missing his mandatory probation hearing earlier this month. liz pkg: not long after posting this video from a booze party on twitter.. investigators say ethan couch vanished. the 18-year-old was due in court on december 3rd for his probobion hearing.. t not only was he a no-show.. his mother is also missing. sherififdee anderson, , rrant county: "i believe they left after his last appointment with his probation officer the fbi and us marshals fugitive task force now joining local investigators.. tracking the family's passports.. phone and financial records.. not ruling t the possibility couch fled the country.. sheriff dee anderson, tarrant county: "he's going to have to look over his shoulder the rest of his life. we're not going to not come after him. anytime he gets anywhere we could apprehend him, we're going to find him." couch was serving 10 years probation after a drunk driving in 2013 lele 4 people dead. at the me.. he was 16 andhis legal team argued he suffered from a condition
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attorney: when's the last time you recall disciplining ethan for anything? tonya couch: i don't remember. in other words.. his lawyererargued he was too spoiled.. to know right from wrong.g.couch reached financial settlements with the victims families and managed to avoid jail time with his affluenza defense.. liz tag: as for consequences.. officials say, when ethan and his mother are apprehended.. if there's a way to prosecute her, they will.. but because under the law.. ethan is still considered a juvenile.. he is s sll unlikely to o ce any jail time.. for now. eh, abc news, ny. " tim:: a local man and his family have just been recognized with a big honor for their heroic actions that saved a woman's life. gary olson from jefferson south dakota and his family were awarded the medals yesterday during a ceremony in pittsburg.
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medal for their actions back in may of 20-14 when they helped save a woman from her derranged husband. during that incident the husband shot at the family while he chased their car through north sioux city. the family was able to evade the gunman until thorities were able to arrive, likely saving the woman's life. tim: a woodbury county agency got a big boost today after cf industries presented a check for over thirty- seven thousand dollars to them the money all goes to the woodbury county emergency services department. the county will use the money to sponsor keynote speakers at conferences, upgrade instruments at the fire partments, and buy hand held anhydrous ammonia detectors for all fire departments. "it comes at a great time, these are projects we've been working on for a long time, and it's going to help us get these off of our list of things to do so we can move on to some other project that we'd like to get done" says gary brown, director, woodbury county emergency services. the director of emergency
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anhydrous detectors will help them make decisions based on the ncentration levels for the emergency repsonders' safety, as well as the public. tim: soon you won't have to go to the aquarium to see big fish.. you could go to crystal clove park in south sioux city. the city has installed an underwater camera, getting live footage of nine thousand trout, eight huhured catfish, baba, and other large fish species. the cameras send live views back up to the observatory where you can watch warm and cozy from monitors inside. "i think there's educational part of this for school kids, but not only school kids... for everyone. they should learn what kind of habitat is out here and how to take care of it, different things like that. and to be able to see it makes you appreciate it more, i think" says gene maffit, parks director for south sioux. south sioux parks director maffit says with one hundrred acres of a clean, healthy ecosystem, there's a lot to learn about. the project was funded by grants
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should be opento the public in a month. still to come... new studies suggest that some kids with learning problems may benefit from a little meditation. we'll explain when we come back. fred: (fred) the night ahead will be a cold one, but it will warm up this weekend. will we see any snow? the forecast is after the break. " " fred: jenna:
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fred, what are the chances of a white christmas? (fred) pretty low, tim. fred: (fred) the port neal welding company skycam hd shows the scene from the ho chunk centre in downtown sioux city. the almanac shows a high today of 31 and a low of 19. 24 is our sioux city temperature. the dew point of 14 shows dry air in place. local temperatures are in the teens north and 20s south. winds are northwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. wind chills are as cold as -1 in spencer and 0 in sheldon and estherville, with the rest of the map in
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teens. the satellite and radar shows quiet weather to our west, but snow to our east today. here's a reminder to always drive slowly and carefully, even in light snow: a picture from a 50+ car pileup in michigan that happened in only 1-2" of snow. the stormcast hd shows quiet and cold weather tonight, then a warmup as we move through the weekend. your forecast for tonight is for a low of 8 degrees under mostly clear skies. tomorrow's high will be 39 with mostly sunny skies. the 7-day shows us topping 40 on sunday and again next tuesday and friday, so this christmas
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snow-free. fred: tim: jenna: (tim) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. (fred) you bet. tim: traditional knowledge says that kids who get outside and move around are more health, but a new pretty low, tim. fred (fred) the port neal welding company skycam hd shows the scene from the ho chunk centre in downtown sioux city. the almanac shows a high today of 31 and a low of 19. 24 is our sioux city temperature. the dew point of 14 shows dry air in place. local temperatures are in the teens north and 20s south. winds are northwest at 5 to 15 miles per hour. wind chills are as cold as -1 in spencer and 0 in sheldon and estherville, with the
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the single digits and teens. the satellite and radar shows quiet weather to our west, but snow to our east today. here's a reminder to always drive slowly and carefully, even in light snow: a picture from a 50+ car pileup in michigan that happened in only 1-2" of snow. the stormcast hd shows quiet and cold weather tonight, then a warmup as we move through the weekend. your forecast for tonight is for a low of 8 degrees under mostly clear skies. tomorrow's high will be 39 with mostly sunny skies. the 7-day shows us topping 40 on sunday and again next tuesday and friday, so this christmas will be warm...and snow-free. fred: tim: jenna: (tim) thanks, fred. (fred) you bet. tim: traditional knowledge says that kids who get outside and move around are more health, but a new study suggests that some kids may benefit from sitting still. with more here's doctor timothy johnson. "middle school students? they aren't exactly known for their ability to sit still and be quiet. but a new study shows that students from disadvantaged neighborhoods who learn mindfulness and meditation habits in school may have a better chance at reducing the negative effects of
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researchers from hopkins studied 300 middle school students from two baltimore schools? splitting them into two groups. one group participated in a 12-week mindfulness-based stress reduction program. the other group? participating in a program of similar structure where they learned about health topics? but without the mindfulness component. at the beginning of the study, thehe students reported comparable levels of things like depression and self-hostility? but after twelve weeks, the students who learned mindfulness had significantly lower levels of these symptoms and many others - such as negative affect, negative coping and posttraumatic symptom severity. this study was done in a limited sample, but it's still potentially good news. school-baseded mindfulness instruction could be a meaningful tool for kids with many negative stressors in their lives? and less stress in childhood usually means a healthier
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minute, i'm dr. . " ti after the break the newest installment of the star wars saga is people across the country have see it. however remas whether as much money as have the details after this.
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theaters across the country... and already breaking several records. and abc's brandi
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hollywood with fans who have a lot to say about the new movie. "nats -- (movie) star wars fans... are feeling the force. nats -- (cheering) thousands across the country -- lining up -- to be the first to see "star wars the force awakens"... from new york to l- a. gary marlis, orange, ca: "it was an 11 on a 10 scale." mos - "it redeemed the prequels entirely... thank god!" mos -- "it was amazing!" nats -- (movie) and the seventh movie e e e e chise is already breaking records -- earning 57 million -- thursday night alone... and selling the most "pre-sale tickets" online... in fandango's history. . mos -- we're really excited!" a new generation of loyal jedis... celebrating with the first. nats -- and some... are taking their love to the extreme. yes -- this is a star wars-themed wedding. nats -- "stand together to face the galaxy..." the couple... camping out for 12 days... to get married before seeing the film in hollllood. nats -- after one of the largest hollywood premieres in
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... the cast is now jetting around the world. john boyega, actor: "it's a very, very proud moment..." and while some venues are adding extra security... many faithful fans plan on standing in line... again. mos -- "i have tickets for saturday." mos -- "we have tickets for tomorrow at one o' clock." ((on camera tag)) the big question now -- will "star wars -- the force awakens" break the biggest box office record at home for opening weekend? the top spot is currently held by "jurassic world" -- at 208 million. brandi hitt -- abc news -- hollywood. " after the break... if you're looking in the new year with other young profesesonals... stay tuned for
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inviting you to ring in the new year with them. britney sininger from the sioux
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me today. sioux city growth organization (scgo) is hosting a new event to bring young professionals together to ring in the new year. the event will be on december 31st from the best view isioux city, the top floor of the howard johnson hotel, 707 4th st. cocktail hour begins at 7pm followed by dinner catered by trattoria fresco at 8pm and music and dancing at 9pm. guests will
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drink ticket along with commentary champagne and party favors at midnight. the event is open to all young professionals and do not need to be a paid member to attend. tickets are $40.00 per person with limited tickets available.sioux city growth organization (scgo) is hosting a new event to brininyoung professionals together to ring in the new year. the event will be on december 31st from the best view in sioux city,
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the howard johnson hotel, 707 4th st. cocktail hour begins at 7pm followed by dinner catered by trattoria fresco at 8pm and music and dancing at 9pm. guests will received a free drink ticket along with commentary champagne and party favors at midnight. the event is open to all young professionals and do not need to be a paid member to attend. tickets are $40.00 per person with limited tickets available.sioux city growth organization (scgo) is hosting a new event to bring young professionals together to ring in the new year. the event will be on decembebe31st from the best view in sioux city, the top p oor of the howard johnson hotel,l,07 4th st. cocktail hour begins at 7pm followed by dinner catered by trattoria fresco at 8pm and music and dancing at 9pm. guests will received a free drink ticket along with commentary champagne and party favors at midnight. the event is open to all young
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do not need to be stay with us. (fred) your forecast for tonight is for a low of 8 degrees under mostly clear skies. tomorrow's'sigh will be 39 with mostly sunny s ses. the 7-day y ows us topping 40 on sunday and again next tuesday and friday, so this christmas will be warm...and snow-free. " "
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your forecast for tonight is for a low of 8 degrees under mostly clear skies. tomorrow's high willlle 39 with mostly sunny skies. the 7-day shows us topping 40 on sunday and again next tuesday and friday, so this christmas will be warm...and snow-free.
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tonight, breaking news from right here in new hampshirir the political bombshell on the
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