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"it's kind of a more of a hunt and pack or look for the population of fish who are there and during the high water periods those fish are going to be coming and going. right now, we're actually higher than we were last year, so with the peak and the flow w the missouri, we'll actual have higher water in about the middle of march here. " since paddlefish prefer slower-- deep water-- those would be the places to target when snagging paddlefish. christina coming up at 6-- i'll show you the d- n-r's tagging process-- and what you are to do when catching a jaw tagged paddlefish--this season. reporting live in studio-- christina griajlvava abc 9 news jenna: a sioux city man is facing sexual abuse charges after police say he sexually used a young girl over the course of two years. jenna: according to court documents 68- year old evert scott has been charged with 2nd degree sexual abuse after sexually assulting a 9 year old who visited his home over the course of the last two years. this is scott's
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charged with a sex crime, he had been charged twice for sexualassualt t wisconsin back n the '90's. he has also been convicted twice of failing to register as a sex offender in woodbury county, back in 2006 and 2007. he's currently being held in the woodbury county jail on a $50,000 bond and is due back in court on march 7th. tim on cam there's news concerning two upcoming races right here in siouxland. iowa senator rick bertrand from sioux city says he's considering his future options and that includes a look at iowa's 4th district congressional seat currently held by fellow republican steve king. " " and make sure to tune into this week in siouxland sunday at 9 where we'll talk
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more, and thats all right here on abc9 tim: two orange city republicans say they hope to win election to iowa house dist 4 covering most of sioux city. both 54 year old jeff vanderweerf and 22 year old skyler wheeler are from orange city. venderweergf a professor of political sciene at nmorthwestern college and eeler who is a sale coordinator will be on the june 7th priomary ballot. john kooiker of boyden currently serves dist 4 but will leave office after one term. he won a speal election to fill the opening left by the sudden passing last year of dwayne alons. tim: while iowa lawmakers continue to debate a bill allowing children under the age of 14 to possess pistols...two young girls are taking thier case for the measure to the ststehouse. they have been shooting guns with their father since
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i really like shooting pistol easier..spend time with my dad. its only dangerous if you hale it wrong...follow rules, never point a gun at somebody.."> the girls and their dad have been lobbying the legislature to change the gun law for years.. it's about handgun safety my daughter started learning at a young age how dangerous it can be. they got exposed to them."> legislators who opposed the bill say allowing children of any age to handle a lethal weapon is absurd because their brains aren't developed to handle the responsibility. that's why we have 49 kids getting shot every day..7 will die every day in this country."> we do not need a militia of toddlers, we do not have handguns that fit the hands of two year olds."> jake highfill proposed the bill which now moves onto the senate. we want to make sure we turn power back to parents...allow them to make the decision if they're children are ready or not, if they don't want to shoot or teach them gun safety, that's also their choice."> "now watch me whip. now watch me n ngh neigh. watch me whip, whip. now watch me neigh neigh."
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neigh. watch me whip, whip. now tch me neigh neigh." jenna: sioux city students gathered at west high school today to participate in the dare safety up lock in. put on by the sioux city police department and the woodbury county sheriff's office, this day long event gives students a chance to meet new frieies. not only do these ds get to meet new friends but they get to spspd the day gettttg to know the local law enforcement as well. (kevin mccormick, youth bureau investigator) "so often we find that these youngsters have some negative contacts with police officers, we want to make sure that we can establish some kind aaport in an environment where everything is positive." this year, four hundred and
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lock in. they were able to enjoy activities such as laser tag, face painting, basketball, karaoke and swimming. tim: the 59th annual siouxland home how has offically taken over the sioux city convention center. the event hosts 2-hundred and 56 booths with over 1-hundred and 70 exhibitors that gives you a look at everything that you could ever need for your home, except for plumbing. tickets are 5 dollars for adults and kids 12 and under are free. at the event today we got a chance to speak to one exhibitor who has been at the home show for over 30years "we just love being here, we get a chance to ta to people in a non costic environment were they can come rough and ask questions without having to actually stop and go into a show room and wonder how they're gonna get treated and things like that. so it's a great show, we got alot of good products down here. come on down, check it out yourself." says modern kitchen design owner steve struthers. the home show runs all weekend,
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tomorrow and noon - 5pm on sunday. giveaway hourly door prizes part of theieiproceeds to towards the "project for patriots". jenna: an indefinite layoff impacting about 100 employees has been announced at john deere. the layoffs were handed to manufacturing workers in the construction and forestry division. about 80 employees affected were from john deere davenport works, the other 20 were from the dubuque facility. the layoffs are set to begin april first. tim: the campaigning is continuing today in south carolina between hillary clinton and bernie sanders for satuay's democratic primary. but there was a suprise annopuincement on the republican side affecting front runner donald trump. abc's marci gonzalez has this update. " " on the debate stage in houston- marco rubio and ted cruz- pouncing on republican front- runner donald trump.. rubio: "you're only person on this stage that's ever been fined for hiring people to work on your projects illegally. you hired some -- workers from poland." trump "no, no, i'm the only one at this stage that's hired people. you haven't hired
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cruz: "marco is exactly right, that a federal l court t und donald guilil of being part of a cononiracy -- this mornini- the jabs coinuing?r on gma: rubio: he's a con artist. he consistently tells people that he's out there fighting on their behalf but he spent 40 years sticking it to the people he now claims to be fighting for. trump- firing back on twitter calling rubio- "mr. meltdown."; and getting - a surprise endorsement today from his former opponent in the gop race- new jersey governor chris christie christie: there's no question that this is the person who will go to washington dc and be able to absolutely turn the place around. we don't need any more washington poltiicians especially some who have only been there for one term and never really shown up for work. hillary clinton on morning joe today-saying it apapars- trump will be the publican nominee?but that she is focused on her own message: clinton: break down the barriers to america and americans live up to their potential. that is it. that's what i care about, clinton- leading in the polls here in south carolina- as sanders travels here today- nat last nightally trying to rally last minute support ahead of tomorrow's primary. tag- the schedule is packed here today for hillary, bill and chelsea clinton. while, sanders- started today off in minnesota?already looking ahead to super tuesday. jenna: president obama spoke friday about the two shootings this
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spoke friday about the two shootings this past week. one that happened last saturday in kalamazoo, michigan..where x people were killed. the other from thursday night in hesston, kansas... where three peopop were killed and 14 woded. the president told an audience at a plant in jacksonville, florida that america cannot grow numb to gun violence. "and i felt that it was say something today i said before this becomes routine, shootings that are cannot become numb to this.
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accused of the shooting rampage in kalamazoo was taken into police custody. police say the man behind thursday's shooting in kansas was shot and killed by an officer. tim: apple attorneys continue to fight the f-b-i's request for information it believes is on the phone of the one of the suspects in the san bernidino shootings. the federal government is demanding the tech giant unlock the accused terrorist's phone. they're hoping information on syed farook's phone will clarify the motive -- and whether anyone else was involved. apple attorney ted olson saysapple is completely on board with the f- b-i's goal, but the ends do not justify the means. justify the means. " " " we have to do everything possible to defeat terrorism, to defeat and capture and punish people like osama bin laden and so forth, but we can't do it by breaking our constitution, we have got to stop at some place, olson declined to
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plans to go in its court battle -- but said that this is the kind of precedent- settinincase that could go to the u-s supreme court. if the supreme court were to rule against apple, though, he said apple would go along with the ruling. jenna: still to come... can what you eat affect how our brains work? we'll have more still to come fred: (fred) record warmth is coming tomorrow, and temperatures will move up and down quite a bit over the next week. are there any rain or snow chances? your forecast is next! " " tim: one of the rarest dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water!
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culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditiong system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water!
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tim: (jenna) fred, tell us about tomorrow. (fred) you can expect near-record highs tomorrow, jenna!
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shows sunshine. 50 was the high today (fred) you bet! jenna: well take a look at how the right foods can boost your brain powe, more when we come back
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eayour physicac health and in today's health minute, mary moloy explains how certain foods can help boost your brainpower. " " the bad news... as we age our brains can become less sharp the good news.. can improve our chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding "smart" foods to our diet like.. blueberries... studies show that blueberries may be effective in improving or delaying short term memory loss. broccoli.. a great source of vitamin k, broccoli is known to e eance cognitive functionon and improve brainpower. fish.. a protein source linked to a great brain boost is fish -- rich in omega-3 fatty acids. for brain and heart health, try eating two servings of fish weekly. whole grains.... a diet high in whole grains can cut the risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol. this can reduce your risk of plaque buildup and enhance blood flow, offering a simple, tasty way to fire up brain cells. nuts.. nuts are good sources of vitamin e-- which has been linked in some studies to less cognitive decline as
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dark chocolate contains natural stimulants like caffeine, which can enhance focus. for today's health minute, i'm mary moloney. tim: after the break..... and when we come back we'll take a sneak peek at the oscars, stay tuned! the final back we'll take a sneak peek at the oscars, stay
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ununrway to oscar sunday! there are eight films up for "best picture"... and many are eager to see what host chris rock will say? especially about the oscars diversity controversy. abc's brandi hitt has the latest from hollywood. " " ((abc music)) the recarpet is out... nats -- (red carpet) and final preparations underway... for hollywood's biggest
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"jennifer!" 1 the 88th annual academy awards. sot -- rachel mcadams, best supporting actress nominee (("best picture" graphic)) is year... eight films ararnominated focture." nats - (film clip) "the revenant" "the revenant" leads the pack with 12 oscar nods... including leonardo di-caprio with his fifth acting nomination. sot -- leonardo dicaprio, best actor nominee (("best actress" graphic)) for best actress -- cate blanchett is competing against brie larson... jennifer lawrence... charlotte rampling... and saoirse (sir-sha) ronan. nats -- (photogs yelling) 1 many -- anticipating -- what hollywood's leading ladies will be wearing. sot -- brie lars best actress nominee inside the governor's ball... celebrity chef wolfgang puck's team is preparing more than 50 dishes for 16-hundred guests... including a new donut recipe. sot -- wolfgang puck, celebrity chef while back-stage... final rehearsals are underway for two- time host -- chris rock. sot -- lesley messer, abc news digital entertainment editor ((animated graphic)) for a second year in a row... all 20 of the acting nominees... are white. the spotlight this year -- shining bright -- on who will be... and won't be... walking the oscar red carpet. ((on camera tag)) when it comes to oscars fashion... you can expect some "wow" red carpet moments from many of the presenters including -- charlize tn... kerry washington... lady gaga... and sofia vergara. brandi hitt --bc news -- hollywood. jenna: this sunday, the
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hitting the red carpet for the oscars. and be sure to tune in sunday starting at 5:30 p.m tim: starting at 5:30 p.m tim: for oscar coverage right here on abc9. we'll have special guest bruce mimier of the sioux city journal inintudio to go ovov all of the winners, losers and fashion of hollywood's big night. make sure to tune in for that ... tim: fred's back next with a final check of our forecast.
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(fred) tonight, expeca low of 26 under clear skies. tomorrow's record high is 66 in 1895. my prediction is that we will tie that record tomorrow! winds will be breezy, too. the 7-day forecast is for a chance of light rain sunday morning and strong winds. breezy winds will take us back to 62 monday, before a very strong cold front will drop us 30 degrees tuesday and provide a slight chance of light snow. we'll warm back to 46 next friday.
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tonight, rig here, the bombshell endorsement. the presidential race turning personal.
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rubio going after trump. and chris christie tonight, now saying it's time for president trump. breaking news, the motive in the deadly rampage. the video now discovered,,nd the notice the gunman g g 90 minutes b bore the shootings. the new head line about the zika outbreak, and pregnant women in the u.s. the miscarriages as well. and the sudden explosion. the little girl grabbing her bag when a hoverboard ignites. the home catching fire. and the countdown is on. the oscars. is this matt damon's year for the oscar? he's right here tonight. good evening. it's great to have you with us on a friday night. we have breaking developments in

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