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people show up for shows and concerts--than they can fit. need to expand their elementary school--since it's capacity. presented to the wednesday night. "i think the board, uh, needs, uh understands that our school is growing our town is growing, that's a like that, but we do need to make sure that we have the school facilities to growth. " official decision was not made at lenihan says the conversation with the board-- leaned towards a hold on the proposal-- until plans could be developed more-- and additional funding could be looked into. christina in the meantime-- a committee will be developed-- to continue expansion coming up at 6-- we'll hear from a board member who supports the expansion for wayne community schools. reporting live in studio-- christina grijalva-- abc 9 news. jenna: a court date has been set for a sioux city man accused of
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relative. 47-year-old elias wanatee is currently charged with 2nd degree murder in connection to the death of 50-year- old vernon mace, his niece's husband. he's currently being held in the woodbury county jail on an 800- thousand dollar bond. the stabbing took morning at a home on the westside. court documents say mace suffered six stab wounds. he died at a local hospital. tim: we now know the cause of an early morning fire in sioux city. according to sioux city fire rescue a malfunctioning electrical appliance in the basement of the home is to blame. fire crews responded to a structure fire at 3503 lafayette street just after 4 this mroning. smoke was visiable on arrival but flames were quickly extinguish. the home suffered moderate smoke and water damage and the home is red tagged. " everyone made it out of the home safely, they were alerted by working smoke dectors" sioux city fire rescue would like to remind residents to
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alarms to ensure they work in case of an emergency. any sioux city resident who would like a free safe home inspection and free smoke alarms can contact sioux city fire rescue at 279-637 jenna: the most powerful religious leader in the world is speaking out critically of donald trump. when asked by reporters if "a good catholic" could vote for trump... pope francis said the candidate's plans to build a wall along the u-s mexico border christianity. called out pope francis for being too political, that he's a pawn of the mexican government. then... a person who only thinks about building walls -- wherever they be building bridges is is not in the gospel. said about whether i would advise to vote or not vote, i am not going to get involved in that. i say only that this man is not a christian if he has said things like that." immediately fired back at pope
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comments from the pontiff "disgraceful." tim: thousands of active-duty troops suffer from post- traumatic stress disorder and depression. and a new study reveals that the military is struggling to provide adequate care for them. the study by rand corp reviewed 40-thousand cases and released its results thursday. the group found many of the troops with p-t- s-d and depression are not getting the therapy sessions. officials blame it mental health and say the military will turn to civilian are available pentagon contracts. jenna: now? to that standoff between apple and the f.b.i ?? the two locked in a battle between privacy and security.. the federal authorities are demanding the tech giant help them crack the encryption on the iphone belonging to the san bernardino terror suspects? investigators say that phone may hold important
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accomplices in the deadly attack... some of those who lost loved ones in the massacre say -- apple should cooperate. " "" apple complying with this order we may get some justice.. it's not going to bring my daughter back other victims back?" but apple is vowing to appeal. ceo tim cook saying: "the implications of the government's demands are chilling." adding that the software is .."something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create." arguing "if they find a way to break into that phone.. they will be able to then break into any phone.." microsoft and google are standing behind apple saying there should be no government back doors into your devices.. abc news has learned the f-b-i hasn't ruled out a 3rd militant in san bernardino killings tim: more than one million walmart workers will get a raise on saturday. the company says it will boost its minimum wage to ten dollars an hour from 9- dollars. the change applies to virtually all of walmart's hourly workers, including some supervisors. those effected make up the
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point-4 million workers. the changes do not come cheap. the payraises will cost the company one-point-five billion dollars this year. jenna: today marks 15 years since the death of one of nascar's best dale earnhardt died on february 18th, 2001 when he crashed on the last lap of the daytona 500. he was 49-years old. earnhardt won seven winston cup titles and one daytona 500 among other accolades. tim: most race ns have a favorite seat at the track. but the one our jon kucko has today.... is unbeatable. capturing those breathtaking shots from high above daytona each year is the goodyear blimp and this year, the newest airship--wingfoot one, christebed nearly two years ago, will be working its first major event. michael dougherty/chief pilot "huge leaps in technology for us. we're moving from an airship that was basically built in the 1930's and 40's, that we've been flying for 60 years now, transitioning to this one is a brand new airship, very modern airliner-style
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many folks, about 55 feet longer like you said, it's almost 50 percent faster than the other one." wingfoot one is one of two blimps in service for goodyear, which has enormous presence each year here at the daytona 500. doughtery "to support the tires on the track and the technology down there with the technology we have up here, so excited to be here, certainly is a big event and the biggest one wingfoot one has done to this point." john kucko/reporting "the goodyear blimp has been associated with major north america sporting events for decades. the super bowl, the world series, all- star games, nba finals you could go on and on. and the daytona 500 is a very big part of that history. doughtery "we always say it's a big event when the blimp is there, so we're excited to cover events and things like that, but the people are excited to see us too. it's one of those recognizable corporate icons out proud to fly it, proud to show off and the brand and support the folks on the ground doing the hard work for at daytona speedway, i'm john kucko. jenna:
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found on the side of the road in dubuque has caputred the hearts of the officers that rescued her. deputies ryan kettman and dan kearney responded to a call about the lizard on the side of the road, when they got there they assumed she was frozen because of how cold it was, but they decided to call a veterinarian for help and crank up the heat anyways. " we still weren't sure if she was exactly alive. she had a little movement in one foot, but when a lizard passes, it's kind of like a human. you can have a weird little twitching. but after warming her up with heating lamps for about an hour, she started to move. " by the next morning, was back to her old self. dr. mundt plans to keep the reptile with her at her office at pet-med in dubuque. she's planning to use the dragon to help teach pet owners how to care for exotic animals. tim: thousands of fans have flocked to des moines for the state high school wrestling tournament at wells fargo arena.
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best high school tournaments in the country, elias johnson brings us more " "elias johnson takes us inside wells fargo arnena for the 2016 iowa state wrestling tournament. " jenna on cam and abc9 will be following the state tournament
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sports reporter alex walker has an update now. alex walker--"hi guys, alex walker here for day one of the state wrestling tournament in des moines. we had over 45 siouxland wrestlers hit the mats in class 1a and 3a, including 20 ranked wrestlers. coming up at 6, we'll have highlights and reaction from day one action at wells fargo arena. that's it for now, back to you in the studio." still to come... today is a day of have a love for we come back fred: friday will be warm, breezy, mild pattern. too. your forecast is next! " " enjoy a glass of vino after work --
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wine consumption does have some health benefits -- moderate drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke and some cancers. wine can also reduce "bad" cholesterol -- or l-d-l -- and increase "good"
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is also "national crab-stuffed flounder" day, so aficionados can celebrate both at the same meal. fred: jenna: tim: (jenna) fred, even warmer tomorrow? (fred) yes! fred: (fred) here's the port neal welding company skycam hd from the ho chunk centre. 50 was the high today and 34 the low. here's the storm lake skycam hd. 49 is our sioux city temperature. local temperatures range from the 30s to the 60s. winds are souteast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. a wind advisory will be in effect tomorrow for the northern two thirds of siouxland. that's from 3 am to 6 pm. even warmer temperatures are coming tomorrow. look at dodge city, ks--86! the satellite and radar shows partly cloudy skies. the stormcast hd
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conditions tomorrow, but it will be sunny and warm. your forecast for tonight is for a low of 36 and partly cloudy skies with increasing wind. by sunrise, gusts will be reaching 50 mph. tomorrow, look for sunny skies and a high of 59. winds will be as high as 45 mph. the 7-day shows 50s again saturday, then 40s sunday through wednesday and 39 thursday. no measurable rain or snow will be seen over the next week. fred: tim: jenna: (tim) thanks, fred. (fred)
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jenna: and after the break we'll take a designed to help people traveling for treatment jenna: when battling
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often hatravel hundreds of miles to get the proper treatment. finding a place to stay during treatment can be stressful and costly. that's why the american cancer society funds hope lodges across the country.... a home away from home for cancer patients. in today's health minute holly firfer takes us inside one of these lodges. " " (danny shletz/ dir. hope lodge) the hope lodge is a place where people can call home while they are traveling outside the city to come to atlanta and get treatments. all of the lodges offer their guests a range of amenities, like here in atlanta. and while it's absolutely free to guests to use the lodge, they need to bring a caregiver. and there are some responsibilities that go along with the stay. (danny shletz/ dir. hope lodge) all of the guests have chores . we believe that helps with the environment you're gonna have chores at home so why not have them here. there are 31 locations that have hope lodges and each has a small staff and a group of dedicated and trained volunteers. but the real value of these places can't be measured. (danny shletz/ dir.
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thing about the hope lodge is we get to see lives transformed with hope. brick and mortar is just brick and mortar but when you see a transformed heart because of the emotional support that we're able to to give. i think that's what makes my job the best job in the whole wide world for today's health minute, i'm holly firfer --tag-- jenna: these lodges have been around since 1970 and in 2013 they supported almost 43 thousand patients and car after the break... well take a look at a way to grow
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interview arrives, go's innovation market event: sioux city go's innovation market date/time: february 23 at 5:00 pm location: ho-
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floor) cost: free website: www.siouxcitygo. com i will let you know who will be joining you in the interview. attached is the press release. thank you, contact: jennifer bower for immediate release innovation market board advisor jbower1@amfam.c om 712-490-4882 scgo announces 6th annual innovation market sioux city, ia - the sioux city growth organization (scgo) is in search of new business ideas for its 6th annual innovation market competition. entrepreneurs can submit their ideas now at www.siouxcitygo. com/innovatesc. submission closes at midnight on, february 21st. innovation market is a social think- tank designed to grow local ideas while forming connections between like- minded leaders of every age. the event is about
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however big or small, and growing them into action. this year's event will kick off with an introduction from 2016 scgo president britney siniger and sioux city mayor bob scott. the innovation market will also include speeches from former innovation market winner, jackson brewing co. and local businessman lance morgan. concluding the evening is a guest speaker from the entrepreneurial world, john meyer, co- founder and ceo of lemonly. the innovation market will be held on tuesday, february 23rd, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. the event will take place at the ho-chunk centre, 4th floor in downtown sioux city. in addition to participants, scgo invites community members to attend the innovation market. the evening will include networking opportunities with light hors d'oeuvres, beverages and a cash bar. --- initially, innovation market grew from an idea that sought to showcase the vacant office spaces in sioux city. now, the annual event is held at these various spaces to promote their unique qualities to up-and-coming entrepreneurs while cultivating
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increasing wind. by sunrise, gusts will be reaching 50 mph. tomorrow, look for sunny skies and a high of 59. winds will be as high as 45 mph. the 7-day shows 50s again saturday, then 40s sunday through wednesday and 39 thursday. no measurable rain or snow will be seen over the next week. " "
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breaking news tonight. chopper down.
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civilians on board. a popular trip for tourists. the sky. several on board. the heroes jumping into the water. also tonight, donald trump takes aim at pope francis, after the pope suggests trump is not christian. the moment on the pope's plane. response. the terror attack in california, and this evening, major developments. the fbi moving in. in san bernardino, what did they find? forced to pay. the hackers locking personal computers, trapping your personal information, your photos. forcing you to pay to get it back. now, a hospital, patients' medical records hacked. and drivers beware tonight. some of the most troubling bridges in america. millions still traveling over them. we've got the list. good evening and we'll get to that feud by donald trump and the pope in just a moment. but we begin tonight with the

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