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we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. lukas: the white house hosted a special tribute in honor of iconic entertainer ray charles. "music " we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decentafternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. lukas: we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. lukas: the white house hosted a special tribute in honor of iconic entertainer ray charles.
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the event... prprented by the smithsonian and hosted by president barack obama... celebrated the iconic music man from georgia. the celebration is the 16th and final music tribute program to take place at the white house during the obama administration. the president took the podium to speak about the performer. "(president obama (no font needed): "tonight's a little bitter sweet because this marks our final in performance at the white house. i will not be singing, but for our last one it is fitting that we pay tribute to one of our favorites and one of the most brilliant and influential musicians of our times, the late, great genius himself, mr. ray charles." the program included performances by usher, leon bridges, anthony
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smollett, the band perry and a host of other singers. "the smithsonian salutes ray charles: in performance at the white house" will air this friday at 8 p-m central time... on p-b-s stations across the country lukas: there's a new line of action figures... and it's all about girl power... literally. d-c comics is releasing a new line of female superheroes. reporter mary moloney has more "(friend): "to be a super hero you need a crime. there's a car chase on the 112 freeway." (supergirl): "i can do a car chase." supergirl and her super friends will have a new life -- in target stores.. it's part of the d-c super hero girls line. featuring action figures and clothes. and you guessed it -- all the characters have girl power. fans will be able to see familiar faces like poison ivy -- batgirl -- and wonder woman. (wonder woman): "well, i don't thinkyou've ever known a woman like me." the focus on women comes after the new star wars action figure line -- famously did not feature any females. even though the main character of star wars the force awakens is rey -- a woman. the new class of superheroes will be soaring into stores next month.
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lukas: film makers from all over the country are gathering in sioux city... for the 12th annual siouxland film festival. the festival officially kicked off last night. about 100 movie goers got the chance to check out a few of the finalists films at wit community college's cargil auditorium. the event has expanded over recent years to a 4 day gala with the addition of short documentary films this year each year introducing a different style of film competition. "we did watch 126 films and we have narrowed it down to 40 films for the four nights. so you can see there's a growing interest, the first time we had about 30 films." says board memeber margo chesebro. viewers have the opportunity to vote on their favorite film through saturday. tickets are 6 dollars for adults and 3 dollars for students with the
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center. lukas: this sunday, the biggest stars are hitting the red carpet for the oscars. and be sure to tune in sunday starting at 5:30 p.m for oscar coverage right here on abc9. we'll have special guest bruce miller of the sioux city journal in studio to go over all of the winners, losers and fashion of hollywood's big night. make sure to tune in for that ... lukas: and with the oscars just days away... the world will be watching host chris rock... and how he handles the growing "diversity controversy." the comedian has quiet about what from his performance sunday... abc's brandi hitt continues our oscars coverage. "((abc music - red carpet)) the buzz just about who's carpet... who's not. actress director a row... all 20 of
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are white. re-sparking the twitter hashtag -- "oscars whi nats -- (protests) leading to protests... and boycotts. nats -- (film clip: beasts of no nation") "beasts of no nation's" -- idris elba -- was passed over for an oscar nod... only to be nominated -- and win -- a screen actor's guild award... weeks later on t-n-t. idris elba, actor david blaustein, abc newsradio entertainment correspondent & movie critic the academy has now put forth new initiatives? to double the number of women and minority voters by 2020... and increase diversity on the academy's board of governors. will smith, actor in fact... a new university of southern california study on "diversity" - looking at014 and 2015 -- gives failing grades to every hollywood movie studio and most t-v makers. dr. stacy l. smith, usc researcher
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host -- chris rock? who told essence magazine in its marcsue -- "black women get paid less than everybody in hollywood. everybody's talking about jennifer lawrence. talk to gabrielle union." david blaustein, abc newsradio entertainment correspondent & movie critic in fact... an oscars producer says chris rock threw out his original monologue... and has completely re-written it... to include the diversity controversy. brandi hitt -- abc news -- hollywood. " lukas: and we'll stay in hollywood where will hear from a number of past winners on what it felt like to take home the prestigious award. stay with us scott: we'll have... "you're watching abc9 news this morning... lukas voss... and scott larson.... this is abc9 news this morning. " dad: i know. spots.
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some very light snow tracked through the area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for today. we'll have high pressure build in as we go into tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. lukas: scott: adlib company skycam hd in sioux city and the storm lake skycam hd in western iowa. here's your satellite and radar where some very light snow tracked through e area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for today. we'll have high pressure build in as we go into tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early
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slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. lukas: scott: company skycam hd in sioux city and the storm lake skycam hd in western iowa. here's your satellite and radar where some very light snow tracked through the area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for high pressure build tomorrow. that will calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and
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mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is and pleasant for your extended forecast. scott: adlib lukas: if you have been show this week... you'll know that awards are this here on abc9! and winning the oscar is the pinnacle of any actors career. here is a cast of previous oscar winners... recalling their favorite moment from the big event. "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting
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memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." memories of winning the award." "pvious oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are
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memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." lukas: ever wondered which actors and memories of winning the award." "previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their
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"previous oscar winners in the acting categories are sharing their memories of winning the award." been nominated the most times in the history of the oscars? we got you covered katharine hepburn holds the record for most academy awards in acting categories. she received four best leading actress awards and 12 nominations over an almost 50 year period. but meryl streep is hot on hepburn's heels. streep has won three awards out of a record 19 nominations. and on the male side... daniel day-lewis holds the record for most leading actor awards, with three. jack nicholson and walter brennan also have three acting oscars each... but some of their wins were in the best supporting actor category. lukas: " when we come back... we'll have a touching story out of south dakota....
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important night ... stay with us
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important night with his sister. a-j spad's sister rebekah... was diagnosed with a deadly disease several years ago. after a bone marrow transplant failed... the family decided to forgo any further treatment. reporter bridget bennett has more on how a-j is making sure his sister enjoys every moment "(stephanie spader/mom) "what girl doesn't like to get all dressed up and beautiful." this valentine's day, 10-year-old rebekah spader was transformed into a princess. (tony spader/dad) "it's a lot of fun watching her, she's so excited and she's smiling."
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they live in, you know, that princess world." an experience all thanks to her big brother aj (aj spader/brother) "i wanted to ask my sister because she's most likely not going to be able to experience high school. so i just thought why not ask her to formal." the valentine's winter formal at o'gorman high school could have been aj's first dance with a date. (aj spader/brother) "i guess but rebekah kind of trumped them all." instead, aj came up with the plan to make sure rebekah got to experience this important rite of passage. (tony spader/dad) "he's thinking about his sister and she's not going to get to go to the prom or the formal when she's in high school because she's probably not going to make it to high school, so he just wanted to give her that memory." aj made sure his sister got the whole formal experience, bringing her to dinner with his classmates and their dates. (tony spader/dad) "its fun to watch her
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where the disease doesn't creep in, where she is just excited to be going and doing something that every child and every teenager gets to do." while the day may be all about his sister, it's clear the evening is not just for rebekah. (aj spader/brother) "her laugh is pretty great, it's really fun to just be around her and just make memories. i want to spend as much time with her as possible while she's still doing good." (tony spader/dad) "a lot of times there's a joy filled moment, but yet there's a little sorrow because you know this is probably one of her last going to have to do something like this." scott: lukas and scott are
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touching story. lukas and scott are chatting about this touching story. lukas and scott are chatting about this touching story. lukas and scott are chatting about this touching story. scott:good morning lukas and scott are chatting about this touching story. lukas and scott are chatting about this touching story. we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. scott: here's a quick check outside on we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to . the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s.
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we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. scott: here's a quick check outside on one of our iowa d-o-t traffic cam's we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. scott: here's a quick check outside on one of our iowa d-o-t traffic cam's here at . many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... scott: now you'll want to watch your speed in these areas today: ... police will be running radars, here... i-29 and on gordon drive. so again... mind that speed. lukas:
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brancing out with its new reaction options. kendis gibson and reena ninan explain. in today's "techbytes," apple said to be working on an upgrade for security. >> reports say the company is developing ways that would make it impossible for the government hack into aocked iphone using current method. >> reporter: such a move could set the stage for more legal battles in the future it looks like siri could be sooning to your mac. online reports claim that apple will unveil the new feature in june. >>iri has been ruledolled out for all of apple's device uber has launched a torcycle service. a chance to select two-wheel vehicle to ride on. >> the new program currently available only in thailand.
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will likelyever be available in the u.s. or, we hope so at some point. >> he looks happy about it. safety first. and those are your "techbytes." my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis made a simple trip to the grocery store anything but simple. so finly, i had an impoportant conversation with my dermatologist about humi. he explained tt humira works inside my body to target and help block a specific source of flammation that contributes to my symptoms. in clinical trials, most adults saw 75% skin clearance. and the majori were clear or alalmost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infectis, including tuberculosis. seris, sometimes fatal infections and canrs, including lymphoma, have happened; as have blood, liver, and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure. before treatment, get tested for tb.
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where certain fungal infections are common, and if you've had tb, hepatitis b, are prone e to infections, or have flu-like symptoms or sores. don't start humira if you have an infection. ask your dermatologist about humira.
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well no one loves chocolate more than howard... and he has a salty recipe that will help develop your own sweet tooth. "we love salt. besides bringing out the flavor of our mineral that our body needs in moderation. did you know that there's a load of different varieties? of course, we're familiar with everyday table salt, and probably kosher salt, which has a coarse texture that makes it great for both pickling and cooking. well, then there's sea salt, which is salt that sea beds or evaporated ocean water, which is very trendy in all sorts of dishes. but salt varieties go far beyond these. today we can readily find different gourmet salts that range from smoky black
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himalayan salt. and many of these salts are meant to be added to our foods after they're cooked adding a whole new flavor. one big trend we're seeing right now is to accent our sweets with salt. we're seeing this on everything from cookies and candies to chocolate bars. so we came up with a homemade candy by smothering slightly salted cashews with an easy homemade caramel and drizzled them with milk chocolate. and to put these clusters over the top, we sprinkled them with some sea salt. they look like we bought them at some fancy schmancy candy store, don't they? want the recipe for, "sea salt cashew turtles," it's online now so you can impress your friends and family with a sweet and salty combo they'll absolutely drool over. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, where every day we're looking for a sweet (or shall i say salty) way for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" " lukas: if you would like a copy of that
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send us a self addressed stamped envelope here to a-b-c 9 news. our address is 625 douglas street. the zip...51101. be sure to write "sea salt cashew turtles" on your request. or you can visit our website...siouxlan d matters dot com. and click on the mr. food logo.... lukas: " up next.... the next republican debate is coming up tonight... and i'll show you how the remaining candidates prepare for the big night. stay witus. scott: " " scott good morning siouxland. let's get a
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company skycam hd in sioux city and the storm lake skycam hd in western iowa. here's your satellite and radar where some very light snow tracked through the area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for today. we'll have high pressure build
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spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. lukas scott:
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in sioux city and the storm lake skycam hd in western iowa. here's your satellite and radar where some very light snow tracked through the area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for today. we'll have high pressure build in as we go into tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm,
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and pleasant for your extended forecast. lukas company skycam hd storm lake skycam hd in western iowa. and radar where some very light snow tracked through the area. the stormcast hd highlights a strong breeze in place for today. we'll have high pressure build in as we go into tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with for the republicans... the first since the
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super tuesday. abc's kenneth latest on the house. "nat trump entrance hours before severe weather ripped through virginia overnight, the ground rallying running mates. donald trump "i do want somebody that's political because o get lots of great legislation that we all want passed" trump was a no show for a republican town hall on fox news...hosted by megyn kelly who had a very public feud with the gop frontrunner. the candidates lined up as they work to marco rubio we won't allow the conservative movement to be defined by a nominee who isn't a conservatives all 4 republicans promised to release their tax returns this week? after mitt romney called on them to do so. the 2012 gop nominee even said he believes there's a 'bombshell' in trump's taxes. mitt romney phoner when people decide that they don't want to give you their taxes, it's usually because there's something they don't want you to see trump went on the attack. the billionaire tweeted "mitt romney,who totally blew an election that should have been won and whose tax returns made him look like a fool, is now playing tough
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(wash 8 hillary clinton west columbia sc ropeline and head on refeed pool c16 022416) 15:44:04 well hello dies of alpha kappa alpha! fewer fireworks on the democratic side. hillary clinton made her case to the sisters of aka ahead of saturday's south carolina primary. bernie sanders who is struggling with black voters there moved on to super tuesday states drawing 9000 people to his rally in tulsa, oklahoma. ( kenneth standup close) as for trump's taxes, he says there's no bombshell other than he pays a lot. the republicans will debate tonight on cnn in the super tuesday state of texas where the governor just endorsed his senator ted cruz. kenneth moton, abc news washington. lukas: it's been almost 2 decades since sioux city's... city council picked up a pay increase but that could be changing. the council recently gave initial approval for a 50 per-cent hike. it may seem like a large bump but current and former city council members tell us they think
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when compared to the salary of a county supervisor, who receives anywhere from 32 to 40 grand a year, the 10 to 15 thousand earned by the city council averages out to less than minimum wage. about 5-45 an hour on a thirty hour week. even council members who were initially against the increase think it could help the future of the city council "if the salary increase incentivizes people, uh others interested, good, hopefully young people interested in city government and more importantly interested in the city and have invested commitment to the city, then so be it." the pay increase would not affect current members of the council. lukas: transgender restrooms are getting alot of attention in south dakota.... and now an iowa high school says it's ioffering two gender-neutral restrooms... saying it's an effort to support the school's l-g- b-t community. officials at the school say the restrooms are part of a movement to make students and staff members alike ... feel more accepted. reporter emmy victor has more.
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two separate faculty restrooms can now be used by anyone in the building. (zoey wagner, junior at roosevelt high) "it shows them that their identity is legitimate." the idea sparked from student zoey wagner who says that students there come from all walks of life. (zoey wagner, junior at roosevelt hig "there is a transgender population here, and there is a population here that don't adhere to the gender binary in one way or another." the single unit rest rooms are privately located in the library - for staff to monitor the students that use it. (zoey wagner, junior at roosevelt high) "this isn't like - if you are transgender, you have to use this in any way possible - it is just a second option." but not everyone who uses the space is on board with this just yet - saying it will take time to get (tyciera wells, don't agree with transgender, so to say - so i feel like it's principal kevin biggs change can make an impact on even one person, then its (kevin biggs, high school) "we to make sure that as the adults in this building to make students feel and i actually felt
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hadn't thought about this before." " lukas: and a lot of eyes are on a high school in des moines ... also trying to improve gender neutral status roosevelt high school is opening up two of its restrooms that used to be staff only... for all... now labeling them " all-gender" restrooms. the change comes after a student created a petiton...and approached school leaders with it.... the student that lead the push for change says she started her misson after seeing another student struggle. i was using the restroom rone day, and a student who identifies as a male, he was using the womans restroom because for some reason he didn't feel safe using a restroom intended for the gender he identified with, i don't think thats right. all that's going to be changing at the school physically is a new sign on those single stall bathrooms... no one is required to use them... simply
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available to anyone " " lukas: coming up in sports...the top seeds in g-pac conference tournaments were in tight games at halftime last night. find out if the morningside women and briar cliff men could avoid upsets. scott:
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for the g-pac. chris joins us now with all the action from last night's mens and women's quarterfinals here isioux city chris palmquist--"good morning everybody. in just two weeks, 32 naia teams from all over the country will be here in sioux city for the women's d-2 national tournament. there's a good chance that six of those teams are in action last night in the gpac tournament. let's start with the regular season champs from morningside, taking on college of st. mary. a o point mustang lead out of the break...but pilar aldrich...former star at winnebago, strong move to the tin and the flames tie things up at 38. possessions later...a basketball court is 94 feet long...lexi one about 90 all the way for the lay in...stangs up three. beautifully drawn up contact for the basket and the bonus...morningside leads 43-38. and the outside game braun...three of her game-high 20 here and the mustangs move on to the semis, 82-72. across town, a
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concordia and briar cliff. we pick things upi n the third...kaylee blake with the nice footwork in the paint, she scoops it up and in for a 41-36 lead. after the bulldogs got within 2, blake, knocks down the 15 footer...she had a team high 16 points tonight. former crofton star quinn wragge, keeping concordia in it...she gets the old fashioned 3 point play here...she had a game-high 21. but morgan hansen answers with the triple of her own...it will be briar cliff morningside in the semifinals on saturday, 76-69 the final. over to the men's bracket...the regular season champs from briar cliff hosting northwestern. check this out...bryan forbes, swats it off the backboard on one end...then in the front court...erich erdman with the no- look dish to austin homan...chargers go up two and tim can't believe it. on the other end...colton kooima, answers with the pretty play of his own...great body control on the jumper to tie things up at 20. northwestern, played tough all night...justin van kalsbeek grabs the deflection, puts on the spin cycle to get
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went for a career best30! including 3 right here...briar cliff moves on, 94-83. that will do it for sports...have a great day everybody. lukas scott: it's time now to check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. we had some very light snow overnight. temps are in the 30s. we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. still ahead in our we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to
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afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. we have a light breeze from the northwest at 10 to 20. the planner reveals decent afternoon temperatures getting into the upper 30s. still ahead in our show.... i'll bring you this week's your health matters... and show you how doctors and emt's work together to save your life. plus here's what you can expect coming up on gma " " lukas: a missouri jury has ordered johnson and
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million dollars in damages in a lawsuit over its talcum powder. the suit, brought by the family of jackie fox, alleges thatox died of ovarian cancer caused by the company's product. plaintiffs in the case argued that johnson and johnson was aware of and neglected the dangers its talcum powder presented. this is the first award of damages by a u-s jury over similar claims - the company is appealing and they also released a statement saying it stands by the safety of its talcum powder. lukas: february is national heart and, if you, or a loved one, have signs of a heart you should call 9-1-1 or go to the e-r immediately. abc9 news anchor jenna rehnstrom has more about the system in place to save your life... all in this week's matters. as soon as siouxland paramedics get to a heart attack patient, the life-saving measures are put in place immediately. john says, "we automatically do these four out here to start with." john jorgensen has been using
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protocol implemented by the american heart association for several years. he also teaches rural, volunteer ambulence squads to do the same. it's part of an initiative called mission: lifeline. the idea is to close the gaps that lead to slower and less effective patient care. john says, "the key is to save time, because time is muscle and so that's our goal throughout this whole process is to save the time." while still in the field, paramedics do an ekg, so a heart attack can be diagnosed in the field. the results are sent to doctors at a local hospital, so they can know almost immediately what situation to prepare for. dr. jerome pierson says, "we're able to pull these ekg's up and look at them and it tells us if a heart attack is occuring, is it normal? is there something else going on that we need to identify." mercy heart center director dr. jerome pierson says the goal is to have a
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underway within 90 minutes. in a smaller community like sioux city, that can happen even faster. dr. pierson says, "i lot of times, we don't even take them off the gurney from the ambulence, [we] take them right up to the catherization labratory, onto the table and go. a lot of times we can have these arteries within 20 minutes of them entering our emergency rooms." doctors, and emt's, know it's that early intervention that saves lives... dr. pierson says, "we know that greatly reduces the amount of heart damage that's being done." and mission: lifeline gets everyone one the same page when it comes to the best care for you or a loved one. lukas: the leona m. and harry b. helmsley charitable trust is the lead funder of this initiative... mercy medical center recently got a check for 105-thousand dollars to help implement mission: lifeline. statewide... about 4 and a half million dollars have been given to hospitals and ems squads. but, each piece of equipment to perform and send
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about $30,000 ... the hope is to eventually equip all 900 servies in iowa with the same technology. lukas: although approved by the federal government this week..... iowa's privatized medicaid plan doesnt begin until april first. but that isn't helping those who still have questions about their service and coverage. and as our bria bell found out includes parents of children who attend therapy for developemntal needs .. " the bad things is everyone knows the same amount of information right now which is basically nothing," says hindman. many parents who's children visit therapy station for developmental issues are covered by medicaid, but with the states new updates their coverage could change. the federal government extended iowa's new medicaid rollout to april first. but more time, means more
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"well the biggest thing that it means honestly is more questions. there has been a shortage of information, not only for providers, but also for parents," says reuter. according to brooke hinderman, a therapist for therapy station, parents are so confused they're turning to anyone and everyone who might have answers. "so they're just looking for simple answers like, 'is my speech therapy?' or "how many or many visits are they going to get?' you know,'will my child's services get covered? will their medication be covered?' it's just a bunch of questions and no answers as of right now," says hindman. as iowa's medicaid update nears, both parents and businesses like the therapy center are sitting back and hoping for the best "for me, i think that the hard part is the parts that are unknown and not
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on the front lines of a rally at the iowa capitol fighting against the medicaid change. culver actually organizing this "medicaid rally" day .... coming out of the political woodwork after years out of politics. culver lost a re- election bid to terry branstad in 2010. lukas: it's that time of year, as you're driving you may hit one or twelve pesky potholes, city crews are working to fill holes as fast as they open up. we caught up with them while they were repairing roads. "i've got a couple streets, kings highway is about the worst on the route. looks like a minefield but you know you just got to take it slow and watch out that you don't fall in to deep." says postal driver larry mccaslen. nats "oh, this time of year it just varies on the weather. lately we've been busy probably doing two to three hundred holes a day." says crew leader kevin huebner. "we know drivers aren't the most patient of people for these things to get done, but do you think they're glad to
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done as fast as you can?" "you get the occasional one that wants to run you over and get you out of the way." says huebner. nats "well as many of them as i've seen around they're doing a good job. they've got a limited crew so it'll get there. hopefully soon then later yeah that's always good." says mccaslen. nats "just this week we've probably used, i mean each trailer goes through three ton a day and today we filled up again and the night crews been doing it too, so we've probably been going through close to 10 ton a day." says huebner. "timetable, how long till you think you get done? roads completed?" "oh, i would say atleast a couple months if that." says huebner. lukas: if you know of a pot hole that needs tending to
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roads in the area you can go to the city's website and report any problems those roads in front of your door might have. lukas: how much would it cost to buy one of everything offered on amazon? it's a question you've probably never pondered.... but we now have an answer. so what is it? nearly 12-point-86 billion dollars. that's according to a computer scientist in zurich who says he does brain-related research. there were 479 million different items available on amazon's website in 2015. then he determined the average price of an item was 26-86. there's been no public response from amazon so far on whether he's on the money or not. lukas scott: adlib scott:we'll have a strong breeze in of everything offered on amazon? it's a question you've probably never pondered.... but we now have an answer.
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nearly 12-point-86 billion dollars. that's according to a computer scientist in zurich who says he does brain-related research. there were 479 million different items available on amazon's website strong breeze in place for today. high pressure builds in as we go into tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be
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tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. lukas scott: tomorrow. that will spark off a quiet and calm pattern with sunshine and warming temperatures as we move into the upper 40s and eventually 60s! today your high is 39 with early cloud cover and slick spots, then clearing. tonight's low is 22 and it'll be mostly clear, calm, and cold. tomorrow's high is 48 and it'll be sunny and pleasant for late february. here's your extended forecast. lukas scott: later today...... thanks for tuning in and keep it right here on a-b-c 9......
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