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northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. lukas: northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. lukas: the nation's struggle with obesity is a growing concern in rural america. research shows higher numbers among adults from rural versus urban areas.
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grant is funding a study to find ways to best treat the issue of obesity... and one clinic in iowa is helping out. abc9 news reporter christina gri- hall-va has more in rural communities, like akron, iowa, nearly 20-percent of the population live at a higher risk of obesity and obesity related illness. a new grant is allowing the akron mercy/medical clinic to study the issue to help find a solution. "partly it's gonnas be coaching, partly it is being counseling. so it's gonna be a little bit of everything put together....we call it a pragmatic study. it's going to be looking at the way things really are in your life." 40 patients from the clinic have been chosen based on certain criteria. for the next 36 months-- they'll be following a plan set up by two of the clinics' nurses. "we'll give them kind of the basic structure for each patient, but then we'll work from there depending on the patients goals and what they want because this is basically their program that their formulating for themselves." even though it's a 'patient-centered' approach-- eekhoff says their main focus is the same. "motivation will be the key factor, but also helping them with resources that we don't normally get in our office setting right now." for patient, mary james, motivation is exactly why she is so excited to start the program. "it is time to lose weight and get in a healthy regimen again and just, you know, be for healthy living." dr. wolfe hopes that by working with patients-- they can
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best in the long run. "we're not looking at making people skinny, that's not the approach of this. this is a lifestyle health change." lukas: other states receiving the combined 10- million dollar grt include-- kansas, nebraska and wisconsin. patients who are participating in the study will begin the process next week. lukas: with at least 50 confirmed cases of the zika virus in the united states... the white house has announced it's asking congress for nearly 2 billion dollars to combat its spread. so how can you protect yourself? consumer reports is reissuing its
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effective mosquito repellents... and abc's linzie janis has the details. "this morning -- concern surrounding the zika virus at an all time high...the cdc raising their zika response to the highest level of activation -- assigning staff to work 24/7 on the response. nats spraying brazil/elsewhere around the world and while the world continues to spray pesticides to try to kill off the mosquitos -- what can you do to keep from being bitten? matthew degenarro - assistant professor, florida international university - deet is safe and effective. consumer reports re-releasing ratings for mosquito repellents? highlighting their results regarding the aedes egypti mosquito - known for carrying and spreading zika-- consumer reports finding these three products to be the most effective: sawyer fisherman's formula picaridin,
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off! deepwoods viii sue byrne - senior editor for health and food, consumer reports - consumer reports test found agains the zika virus were the ones that contained either 25% deet or 20% picardin. both protected for about 8 hours. the ratings also advising consumers to avoid products made of natural plant oils? sue byrne - senior editor for health and food, consumer reports - some of those even failed our tests immediately and the mosquitos bit right through our testers arms those infected with zika may become ill with symptoms like fever, rash joint pain or red eyes and the virus has been linked to the a in colorado springs, where three people were killed in november, is set to reopen next week. it's been closed since black friday, when a police officer and two civilians were killed and nine people wounded in a shooting spree that lasted several hours. schools and hospitals were locked down during the rampage. in december, a judge ordered a mental competency evaluation for 57-year-old suspect robert lewis dear. he faces 179 felony counts, including murder and attempted
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said the clinic will reopen february 15th. the release also stated planned parenthood will have increased security at the clinic. lukas a 38 year old rock valley woman has been sentenced on first degree theft charges. heather blomendaal was charged back in july 2015, after her employer, stone soup cafe discovered missing bank deposits. a police investigation revealed that bloemendaal has taken nearly 20 thousand dollars between january and july of 2015 ... as part of a plea agreement... she faces a ten year suspended prison tm on 1st degree theft charges and was also placed on probation for four years. blomendaal is required to stay at a treatment facility in sioux city, and pay full restitution. " " lukas coming up.... i'll bring you a special preview of our documentary that takes a look at the untold story of african american's here in our country. a sneak peek is coming up scott: we'll have... "you're watching abc9 news this
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and scott larson.... this is abc9 news this morning. " ""
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me light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and
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wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light snow that will wrap up early in the afternoon. then we've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast. jessica rae: scott: northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming
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are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light snow that will wrap up early in the afternoon. then we've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast. jessica rae: scott: adlib lukas we are continuing our look this morning ... at a piece of history you might not know existed it centers around small communities in florida before the civil rights movement. it's part of america's untold journey as we celebrate black history month. " narr - little africa was a community of new freed blacks that settled in st. augustine after the
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farmers, high rates of illiteracy would surely condemn them and their children to a life of hard poverty. ending this, would require outside help. sister thomas- joseph mcgoldrick - we came in 1866 at the request of bishop augustin verot. he asked for 8 sisters that would come. father tom willis - i wish you to understand and clearly that it is for the bdacks and for them alone that i have the sisters of your order come to my diocese. sister thomas- joseph mcgoldrick - and he made it very clear that they were coming to teach the liberated slaves. that that would be their work here. father tom willis - when they arrived they knew no english so they had to learn the language, they had to learn the culture of st. augustine as it existed in the years after the civil war. sister thomas- joseph mcgoldrick - when they started to teach here they taught children, you know. and only boys came to school originally. but it wasn't too many weeks later that the little girls started to come too and the parents would send
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adults. narr - despite their good works, it wasn't long before the sisters were caught in the rising tide of racial segregation. sister thomas- joseph mcgoldrick - 00:22:18:00 it was illegal to teach black people. 00:28:02:00 there was a lot of animosity about, you know, educating black people. even after the civil war, even after they were free. 00:23:22:00 in 1916 three of our sisters were arrested and it was on easter sunday and they were arrested over at st. benedicts.. 00:28:51:00 the order to arrest them probably came from the governor, narr - these noble sisters became revered by the people they were sent to help. sister thomas- joseph mcgoldrick 00:15:47:00 - the first nun who died here, the black ladies from the cathedral parish .. they took over the funeral. they said "these women came for us, we're gonna take care of this funeral" . and they did. " lukas: " coming up.... fans of frozen won't be able to let this exiting news go. stay tuned to find out what olaf, elsa and anna ... are up to next
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a number of oscar nominee's are speaking out about the roles that got them nominated for the prized statue. you'll hear from them...
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to broadway... and its a battle of titans in hollywood... star wars faces off with steven speilberg. reporter david daniel has it all in minute. "singing) "let it go, let it go..." "frozen" is "going" to broadway! disney has blockbuster will hit broadway in after an out-of- word yet where -- in the summer of 2017. the movie's oscar- winning songwriters are set to pen new songs for the stage version, along with the film's familiar favorites. (nat-star wars) how big is "star wars"? it even made steven spielberg blink! "episode eight," the follow-up to "star wars: the force awaken" is scheduled to land in theaters december 15th, 2017. that's the same date spielberg had staked out for "ready player one," based on the best- selling sci-fi novel. so spielberg and warner brothers are moving their movie back to march 30th, 2018 -- after the winter olympics, and before the world
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book? yeah!" kelly clarkson is expecting her second child... and her first children's book! the "american idol" champ and grammy winner has turned children's author. clarkson says "river rose and the magical lullaby" began as stories she jotted down about places she traveled with her 19-month- old daughter, who, in an amazing coincidence, is also named river rose! look for the book, complete with an original lullaby written and performed by october. for hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. lukas: staying in hollywood... the oscars are coming up on february 28th... the oscars are coming up on february 28th... and you can watch them right here on abc9 now... a number of nominees are gearing up for their binight. abc's chris connelly has more. "nats "i need to hold my husband?" in the danish girl, swedish-born alicia vikander's character brims with tenderness and understanding?.in
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leigh's daisy is no fragile flower? as she hopes to avoid a hanging?. each is oscar- nominated for the first time in supporting actress.. and at monday's nominess luncheon in beverly hills, each shared how the academy awards' allure has been part of their lives since childhood. alicia vikander: i used to--watch the oscars, but that was like watching cinderella on tv. it was very, very (laugh) distant. jennifer all the pageantry and the beautiful clothes and the speeches and the tears. for best actress from room?acclaim coming after 20 yrs of showbiz struggle youthful i had a dream last was hanging out with my seven-year- old self,/and i said it's gonna take 20 years before you get any sort of recognition for it." and i saw my seven- year-old self go (laughter). nominated for
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mark ruffalo hailing the on-set-tone of ensemble acting set by director and co- writer tom mccarthy mark ruffalo that's rare when, when actors kinda s-- sublimate their, (laugh) their own egos to serve. it's super rare. i think that's part of why i think the movie is, is exciting to, and while no one knows if leonardo dicaprio will win best actor for the revenant, he has a guaranteed treat in store?according to nominee sam smith, who'll sing live his song from spectre, "writing's on the wall." sam, you're gonna be looking at ten rows of the best known actors-- i'm gonna sing-- chris connelly: --in the universe-- sam smith: --directly to leo (?). (laughter) only leo. and before, i'm gonna (unintel), "this is for you, babe." (laughter) lukas: scott: lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars.
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oscars. lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars. lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars. scott:good morning siouxland. we have lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars. lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars. lukas and scott are chatting about the oscars. scott:good morning siouxland. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. 's the planner where we've got
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scott: northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. scott: here's a quick check outside on one of our iowa northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got d-o-t traffic cam's here at . many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... lukas: thanks scott... big changes are coming for twitter... the social media giant is taking steps to keep users safe from
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reena ninan have the details. in today's "techbytes" -- new warning about lithium ion baeries. >> they can be dangerous to ship. linked to at least three airplane fires. >> such batteries should be separated from ore flammable cargo. the faa has issued a similar warning. twitter has formed a new trustafety council which aims to avoid cyber abe. nowow might be the right time to get one of those virtual reality hesets. >> tarting tomoow, you can order a person computer and oculuocul oculus rift combo.
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drinks for valentines day. all this week until february 14th, you can get... the molten cholate latte... the molten chocolate frappuccino... and the molten hot chocolate. the company also launched a valentines-day- themed gif giver - with starbucks animations to send to loved ones via email, text and social media. lukas: if you didn't know... today is ash wednesday... and millions of people will be eating fish today. so howard has a recipe that is so good... it will make you feel like fish in the water. "with today being ash wednesday, christians around the world are receiving ashes to recognize the beginning of lent. and beyond the many observances that take place during this time, many of you will be eating a lot more fish. so to help keep things exciting, we came up with a new fish dish
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off by cutting about a pound and a half of fish fillets into individual portions. or even easier . you can buy them pre- portioned from the freezer case. we lay them on a baking dish, and set them aside for a sec while we mix together some sour cream, parmesan cheese, paprika and a little salt and pepper. now we spoon this over each fillet and finish them off with a bit of italian breadcrumbs. this is gonna add a ton of flavor. right before popping these in the oven we drizzle on some melted butter and that's it. and if you're wondering "what's the best fish to use", we like a mild white fish like, cod, haddock or farm- raised catfish. when this comes out of the oven, piping hot, you'll get the creaminess of the sour cream blended with the parmesan, which is one amazing combo. it's so good, i hope you'll go online and get the recipe for our, "sour cream crowned fish fillets" so you'll have a new way to keep things interesting. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found a "flavor- packed way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" "
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if you would like a recipe you can addressed stamped envelope here to a-b-c 9 news. our address is 625 douglas street. the zip...51101. be sure to write "sour cream crowd fish fillets" on your request. or you can visit our website...siouxlan d matters dot com. and click on the mr. food logo.... lukas: " coming up.... the results are in... and new hampshire has it's two primary winners ... were there any surprises? we'll have a special report live from new hampshire... up next. scott: " " scott good morning siouxland. we have some light snow pushing through the area from
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southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and
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wind south and east. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light snow that will wrap up early in the afternoon. then 've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast. jessica rae scott: scott: scott: our first picture
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visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a lightwind south and east. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light snow that will wrap up early in the afternoon. then we've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast. jessica rae
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area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. teeratures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light snow that will wrap up early in the afternoon. then we've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast.
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scott: scott: scott: our first picture comes to us from amy and austen - a cool black & white photo there! thanks guys. lukas our next picture was sent in by stacy myers through scott's facebook! thanks for the photo stacy. scott: now we've got a picture from tim and jenn - who say they're trying to impress their kids with their great selfie skills. great shot! lukas and finally we've got kristy and kelby - they've been together for over 20 years. scott: stay tuned - we'll have another
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to close out our show this morning. lukas last week iowans got their chance to make their impressions on the national stage during the first in the nation caucus, and now... new hampshire has had its say. lukas: we have a familiar face among the voters in new hampshire reporter allison warren joins us for a live report hey allison, how are you doing? allison: polling locations were packed and
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day today. but while voters enjoyed voting indoors in the heat... some volunteers were standing outside, placing signs in the snow or trying to make one last appeal as people walked inside to cast their ballots. david wilson, campaigning for clinton "i'd do it for any candidate. it's part of the process and i think it's important
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candidate. it's part of the process and i think it's important to stand up for what you believe in." simone farland, campaigning for carson "oh it's not that cold but i'd do it even if it were really cold" allison: allison talking about yesterday's results. lukas allison, so which candidates do you feel have the most momentum?
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lukas: and with more coverage of the new hampshire primary... here's abc's kenneth moton. "nats trump "oh, wow!" republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders?victorious in new hampshire. donald trump "we are going to make america so great again, maybe greater than ever before" bernie sanders "together we have sent a message that will echo from wall street to washington. the outsiders crushed their competition?the voters in the granite state angry at washington, worried about the economy and looking for honesty not electability. emerging from the pack of republican gornors, a surprise second place finisher ohio governor john kasich. john kasich
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one. we're going to shake this country from top to bottom" the fight for third in the gop race is between ted cruz? ted cruz "your victory tonight has left the washington cartel utterly terrified" jeb bush? jeb bush "you all have reset the race and for that, i am really grateful." and marco rubio who admitted saturday night's debate was his downfall. marco rubio "listen to this, that will never happen again" a tough night for democratic frontrunner hillary clinton who promised supporters she's marching on to the nomination. hillary clinton "now we take this campaign to the entire country where we will fight for every vote in every state." her opponent?proved he won't be so easy to shake off. ( kenneth standup close) so today it's on to the next one?south carolina. the state's gop primary is set for next week but chris christie is headed home to new jersey to decide if he'll stay in the race. kenneth moton, abc news manchester new hampshire lukas: coming up in sports...conferen ce titles were on the line in the lakes and siouxland conferences. chris will have action from cherokee and sioux center up ahead.
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your farmstead or livestock operation, officials say during the winter is the best time to check those windbreaks. with more on this...
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dennis morrice from k-l-e-m radio. good morning dennis. dennis: good morning lucas. this is the best time to check your windbreaks according to technicians with the u-s-d-a's natural resources and conservation services. chuck hoelker says walking around your farmstead and feedlots at this time of year can provide you with valuable information helpful in making decisions about your windbreak. snow drifts in areas of the farmstead could indicate a need for additional snow catch areas to be planted. hoelker says windbreaks play an important role in the protection of livestock, particularly for young animals. by reducing wind velocity and the effects of cold temperatures, a good windbreak can significantly reduce stress on feed energy requirements. the n-r-c-s official says a good windbreak around a farmstead will result in better animal health, lower mortality, reduced feed costs, and increased profitability in your livestock
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hoelker says evergreens work well for windbreak protection, but he also recommends planting shrubs. (as said): "well we can also incorporate a row of shrubs which will help stopping the snow. i like to see that shrub row out on the north - northwest side. and it will start stopping that snow first, and hold more snow back in the with the trees, so you have a snow catch area...or a storage area for th snow, rather than being in your yard, it will be out in the windbreak". dennis: farmers and landowners who want to plant a windbreak can take advantage of a cost- share program. monte dowlinger, also is a state technician with the n-r-c-s. he says the n-r-c-s will provide up to 75 percent of the costs for planting a windbreak, with the farmer or landowner paying the remaining 25 percent. he explains the details of the cost-share program. "( as said): "well a brief description of the program is we offer 75 percent of the
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landowner up to $1500 dollars. so, what that really means is we'll (nrcs) offer up to $22.50 per tree, or $3.75 per shrub. the program does consist of a minimum of ten acres, or an ag (agriculture) based income to qualify for the program. so, really, we just need to have you stop by the office and we can give you some further details. dennis: dowlinger says a properly planted windbreak offers many benefits properly planted windbreak offers many benefits besides giving livestock protection from weather. a windbreak will help reduce or deflect livestock odors, they can add beauty to a home or farmstead, reduces the weathering effect on buildings, and offers food and shelter to wildlife. dowlinger says a windbreak can also add value to your farm. " "(sot) dowlinger3 :07 outcue: "...by ten dollars". (as said): "iowa state university had put out that for every dollar you planted a tree, it increases the property value by ten dollars". lukas:
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farmers need to act in order to take advantage of the cost-share program offered by the n-r-c-s? dennis: lucas, dowlinger says there is a limited number of funds available, and it may go to those on a first-come, first- served basis. he says it is the goal for the natural resources and conservation services to have all eligible windbreaks planted by may 15th. he suggests if farmers and/or landowners have an interest in planting a windbreak, or expanding an existing windbreak, they should stop by their local u-s-d-a office within the next few weeks. lukas: thank you dennis. we'll see you again next wednesday morning. lukas: postseason play begins this weekend for high school basketball teams in iowa and last night was the season finale for several of them. chris joins us now with a pair of ranked matchups. chris palmquist--"good morning everybody. fourth ranked cherokee and number one western
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12-1 in lakes conference play and the winner of last night's regular season finale, also claims the conference crown. the wolfpack won the first meeting between these two 82-56 just three weeks ago. second quarter.....paityn hagberg drills the three for the braves....with a payton manning jersey in the back...how about that!! then its ashytn veerbeek for western...off glass and good...wolfpack up 36-25..... right before halftime......erika feenstra buries the big-time three......western christian up six at the break.... third quarter now....kaely hummel wide open at the the top of the key.....cash money! braves down just one.... but veerbeek was a monster on the low block for the 'pack......she gets that one to wall...w-c wins it 79- 63. okoboji, a win away from their first siouxland conference title in nearly a decade taking on sioux center. in the third...sioux center up 9...alexis toering, gets the board goes coast to
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jessica harald at the last second for the chance at a 3 point play. boji answers back...brenna mccabe knocks down the long two. but sioux center stayed hot...shayla post drains the three to up the lead to 12. then post again...this time with a little kiss off the glass... but boji kept chipping away...emily wintz off the screen, gets it to go...they outscored sioux center 21-9 in the fourth to rally for the 54-49 win. team dual wrestling action...the warriors looking for their second trip in 3 years taking on spirit lake park. at 106...dominique hollowell racks up 6 points for his squad with the first period fall...warriors up 15-0 at this point. at 113, slp gets some back...nate cornwall, down 2-0 late, finishes the match off with a flurry...he rallies for the 3-2 win. up to 120...rhyker sims...showing why he's ranked 6th in the state...he has no trouble with the 15-0 tech fall. an incredibly entertaining match at 126...brayden curry, turns a two point lead with 13 seconds left into a 7
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slp makes a run at the middle weights...john tuttle...gets the pin in just 52 seconds...he's fired up. but sbl, just too deep...preston dunn gets the fall and they move on to des moines...they'll be joined by westwood and sibley- ocheyedan in 1a. for all the action from last night head to our website, siouxland matters dot com...but for now, back over to you. jessica rae scott: it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where
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are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. still ahead in our northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. here's the planner where we've got highs in the mid 20s. still ahead in our show.... vietnam veterns received some well deserved attention thanks to a very special exhibit. plus here's what you can expect coming up on gma
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for millions of americans nationwide... but new research shows that people who live in rural areas have higher rates of obesity. now a siouxland clinic is taking part in research aimed at finding the best ways to treat obesity in rural areas. akron/mercy medical is the only clinic-- in the state of iowa to take part in this new study to help find a solution. 40 patients-- between the ages of 18- 45-- were chosen from the akron clinic for this 36-month long study. doctor cindie wolfe-- along with two other nurses-- attended training courses for the program. they are very excited and eager to expand their services to the akron community.
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helping to set their own goals, um helping them to, yes educate them, on healthy lifestyle, healthy eating, but also helping them put forth what their goals are and what fits into their lifestyle." patients who are participating in the study will begin next week. lukas vietnam veterns received some well deserved attenton at sioux city's lewis and clark interpretive center. fifty veterans whose stories and photographs made up the the sioux city journal's three- month exhibit "vietnam: service with honor" are being recognized as part of the centers "thank you for your service" program. even thought the exhibit closed in january, veterans say they're still experiencing a flood of emotions.... "it was very nice of the sioux city journal to ask us veterans to tell our story. it let's us relieve alot of pressure, it let's us tell about were we where, what we did and how we got back home and what we're doing now." says vietnam veteran michael monroe of spencer. those service men were presented
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themselves and the book "vietnam: service with honor" lukas and speaking of veterans... a local non-profit is giving back to service memeber and their famlilies ahead of valentine's day. support siouxland soldiers gathered at the red cross building to give out free groceries, haircuts and a meal. sarah petersen, executive director says that none of this can be possible without the help of volunteers. sarah petersen says, "it's a huge help to have so many people from the community roll up their sleeves and help cause we anticipate about 500 veterans and military families tonight, so to make that all happen we really need the community support so it means alot." what a great cause. and you can head to their website... support siouxland soldiers dot com to learn more about the work this great organization to honor our nations heros. scott: we're now less than a week away from valentine's
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sweetheart selfie contest continues this morning! show pictures the first one here comes to us from leslie and alejandro who've been together for a year - leslie sent this one into my facebook page. thanks so much. lukas: next up we've got amy and cody of spencer, iowa. a great proposal picture, thanks guys. scott: now we've got a photo in from diane and richard who've been together a whopping 23 years. cute picture, thanks! lukas: and we wrap up this morning's pictures with a submission from ed and joyce stone of south sioux city. check out this great photo as it looks like they're dressed up for a trip to hawaii! very creative, i think this is one of our best so far... scott and we've still got a ton of pictures to show - we'll pack in as many as we can to our thursday and friday shows. jessica rae scott: adlib
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good morning siouxland. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light
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afternoon. then we've got flurries tomorrow night into early friday with most of the accumulating snow missing north and east. today's high is 25. the low is 9 with mostly cloudy skies. tomorrow's high is 24 with clouds and flurries. here's your extended forecast. pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south and east. we have some light snow pushing through the area from northwest to southeast. visibilities are low to the north where the snow is coming down. temperatures are in the teens and 20s. we have a light wind south andast. the stormcast hd illustrates that we have some light
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