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dig)(shovel nats) siouxlanders can soon start the "big dig"... as the snow will taper off. meteorologist chad sandwell has the latest on our blizzard.(caucus breakdown)the caucuses are over. but the differing results in northwest iowa continue to fascinate the pundits.(trust factor)"trust" is turning out to be a key campaign issues. how do the candidates stack up?(cruz and carpet bombing)he's promised to carpet bomb the enemy. but what do the country's top military experts think about that?(phil's forecast)and... this fury little critter says we'll have an early spring. let's hope so! 3 3 there's roughly a foot of snow across parts of northwest iowa... and even more in portions of northeast nebraska. and that means *another* snow day tomorrow for most students in siouxland.that includes sioux city public and catholic schools. we've got the latest closings information scrolling
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screen... and available online at siouxland news dot com. 3 3 tonight... the impact of this snowstorm is first on fox. 3 3 in sioux city... all city offices closed at 10 this morning, 3 along with the tyson events center and all three branches of the public library among others.the city has also suspended garbage collectiti and declared a snow emergency.that means on- street parking is prohibited 3 until the streets have been plowed.any car left on the streets will be towed at the owner's expense.elsewhere in siouxland... the blizzard forced a planned bond vote 3 for iowa lakes community college to be postponed by a week.that vote will now take place next tuesday february 9th. 3 3 3 let's turn now to siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell..chad... there's more than a foot of snow outside already... could we see more of this white stuff before tomorrow? 3
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impossible to see another couple of inches before this nasty y weather finally moves out of the area.snows will begin to taper off late tonight through early wednesday morning, then look for partly cloudy skies the next couple of days.stay tuned to the first alert weather team. we will keep you ahead
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3 today's storm has claimed at least *one* life...a man was killed in a single- vehicle rollover crash in thurston county, nebraska this morning. 3 according to the nebraska state patrol... that crash happened just before 9- 30 about a mile south of macy on highway 75. 3 the driver was the only person in the s- u- v that crashed. 3 his name is not being released at this time... pending the notification of his family. the cause of the crash is still under investigation. 3 speaking of bad weather in northeast nebraska...check out this video from a team of storm chasers in that area. this is video from their trip along highway 20 near ponca.the roads were snow- covered... and visibility was extremely poor. we also have video from joe reklaitis (wreck-uh-lie- tis) in concord, nebraska. you can see the blowing snow and hear the hiigh winds. those factors combined to force the nebraska department of roads
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for a time in northeast nebraska. 3 3 at this hour... road conditions throughout siouxland still remain less than ideal... and one *major* road is *closed*. south dakota has closed interstate 29 between exit 2 in north sioux city and exit 73 in tea. the state of iowa says travel is not advised on that road between sioux city and sloan.a tow ban is in effect at this hour in most of nthwest iowa. we have a link to the state road condition websites for iowa, nebrask and south dakota online at siouxland news dot com. 3 travel advisories are out in all three siouxland states tonight... and that's causing all sorts of problems.our jetske wauran shows us how this storm's affecting many people who drive for a living. 3 huge mounds of snow, piled all over the roadscausing treachorous conditions and forcing the south dakota department of transportation, to shut down i-29 toward sioux
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i-29 from tea exit 73 to the iowa border."the wind and the snow right now it's not safe to be driving."south dakota public safety officials say, the heavy snow and high winds are creating white-out conditions with zero to near zero visibility and making roads in the area impassible. monday's blizzard that hit the midwest, has left drivers in a standstill."it's just something you've got to do." wade evans has driven hundreds of miles from molden, missouri but because of strong winds and white-out.evans stopped at a north sioux city gas station, before his next stop in elkton, south dakota."with what i do, i've got to get feed to the farm so they could keep producing milk."but some other drivers...were left in the ditch. this morning, woodbury county sheriff dave drew, tweeted out this photo, a semi, jacknifed on highway 20 on by the highway 75 bypass. north sioux city volunteer firefighter tyler kruse urges all drivers, to please be careful on the roads."it's
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you shouldn't be on any roads and so probably just stay home until roads get cleared, but if you do have to go out, make sure you have stuff in your car and an emergency kit if you ever need it."nats 3 3 it took about 12 hours longer than state party officials would have liked... 3 3 but iowa democrats have confirmed hillary clinton is e winner of last night's caucuses. 3 the former secretary of state ended up with just under 50 percent of the vote... but just over 50 percent of the available delegates. she came in 2- tenths of a percent ahead of vermont senator bernie sanders. the third contender... former maryland governor martin o'malley... ended his campaign after gaining the support of just one- half of one percent of caucus-goers. 3 statewide... both ted cruz and hillary clinton won very narrow victories... but what about here in siouxland?. 3 our nick popham joins us now with those results... as well as a couple other interesting tidbits from caucus night. nick?
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featured surprisingng close races on both sideses here in northwest iowa...and some equally surprising winners in the three biggest counties. 3 final results show that in woodbury and sioux county- democrats felt the bern as vermont senator bernie sanders won the majority of both counties.former secretary of state hillary clinton found success in plymouth county after getting support from 55 percent of caucus goers.those precincts with slashed black lines indicate that both sanders and clinton were tied. on the gop side-even with the overall lead in iowa-ted cruz did not gain the most supporters in siouxland as donald trump secured both woodbury and plymouth county. the e nior nator from texas was able to beat trump in sioux county... getting 33 percent of the vote. surprisingly- mr. trump came in fourth here losing to cruz, florida senator marco rubio and doctor ben carson.another surprising thing last night
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the county convention were given to hillary clinton by chance.in a few precincts-many people were questioning the results after some participants had left.as a result-the delegates were given to clinton after her side won a coin flip. 3 the coin flips in those five precincts however did not significantly impact clinton's win in iowa-even though that win was by less than half of one percent.larry, diana? 3 now that the iowa caucus is in the rear-view mirror pundits say *trust* in a candidate played a significant role.our national correspondent jeff barnd sat down with a political expert.. who says the issue of trust *will* continue to be critical in this turbulent primary season... especially for *some* candidates. 3 sot cruz"god bless the great state of iowa."sot clinton "i stand here tonight breathing a
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went in record numbers to choose their candidates pollsters say y the issue of trust *clearly* played a major factor.sot hudak"trust i think is an important issue... in that any candidate running for office... people want to feel good about... people want to believe in."roughly half of iowa's voters are self- proclaimed evangelicals... who according to several iowa polls... place trust and values at the top. hudak says that in part helps explain senator ted cruz's victory *and* it *may* indicate why donald trump could have a bumpy ride ahead.sot hudak"so that draws real questions for people like donald trump... who hasn't necessarily lived a christian life... and is something that chritian values voters in the republican party are going to have quite a bit of trouble with."/bridge//"even though mr. trump attracts large crowds to his rallies largely due to his *celebrity status. the gop has a very core religious element to it. and as part of that republican world view.. trust is absolutely essential."on the
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scandal continues to dog secretary clinton's campaign. hudak says that *in part* *could* explain why senator bernie sanders came so close to winning iowa. and hudak beleives looking forward, hillary clinton *must* win the trust of a *major* part of the electorate: the independent voters..sot hudak"the way that this investigation continues to play out.. and the way the clinton campaign will explain it is going to be fundamental r how independents perceive clinton."hudak says hillary clinton *and* donald trump... though *popular* figures... need to *earn* voters trust if they're to win the nomination of their respective parties this summer.in washington, i'm jeff barnd reporting. 3 3 still to come tonight on siouxland news at nine... some closure for families of 12 marines killed last month in a helicopter crash as some remains are finally found. 3 3 but first... a top u- s general is slamming one republican presidential candidate's proposed strategy for destroying *isis*. why he
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s... coming up after the break. 3 "siouxland news at nine on fox 44, with larry wentz, diana castillo and siouxland's chief
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3 3 the top american army general responsible for coordinating coalition efforts against isis is speaking out against texas senator ted cruz's proposed strategy.jonathan elias has s those details in tonight's terrorism alert desk update. 3 from the terrorism alert desk in washington, i'm jonathan elias.the u-s general, leading the fight against isis, is slamming the idea of indiscriminate bombing, also known as carpet bombing.it's a topic being brought up on the republican side of the presidential campaign trail. lt. general sean macfarland
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high ground and needs to stay there.lt. gen. sean macfarland/ u.s. army "indiscriminate bombing, where we don't care if we're killing innocents or combatants is 3 just inconsistent with our values...."meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry is urging the american led coalition fighting isis that efforts to stop the group need stepped up in libya.kerry says creating a national unity government in libya would stop isis from taking control of the country.from the terrorism alert desk in washington, i'm jonathan elias. 3 3 the u- s marine corps says its found the remains of 12 marines who were on board two helicopters that crashed last month off the coast of hawaii's big island.the search for those remains has been going on since january 14th... when the two helicopters collided during a late night training mission. the wreckage of both aircrara was found about t week later... but until now no remains had been found. the
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investigation into the cause of the crash. 3 3 police in georgia are looking for a missouri couple who may be behind a multi- state crime spree. blake fitzgerald and brittany harper are suspected of robbing and kidnapping a gas station clerk last night. the pair are from joplin, missouri. they're also accused of crimes in missouri and alabama. the u- s marshal's service is offering a 10- thousand dollar reward for information leading to their arrest and conviction. 3 3 3 taking a live look out over norfolk tonight on our square tire skywatch camera... one the fefe*not* snowed over tonight..... 3 we're still under a blizzard warning for most of siouxland until early tomorrow morning. how much more snow are we
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3 "first alert weather with siouxland's chief
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3 3 3 3 larry, diana and chad talk about today's weather and the upcoming forecast. 3
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a proposal that might increase the number of people heading to a pacific northwest airport... but first... 3 payne on cam: what's the best city for football fansas we head towards the super bowl?
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business network. more 3 the energy and tech sectors are seeing job losses... while the drop in oil prices is giving drivers relief at the pump. 3 charles payne has more in tonight's fox means business report. 3 not a good day for people with stocks in their 401(k) (take vo) all three major u.s. indexes tumbling on tuesday. and once again... the big culprit was falling oil prices...the cost of crude now back under 30 bucks a barrel... well one positive thing about those falling oil?drivers are getting a bigger break at the pump.the national average for regular is now under a-buck-80 a gallon.but that plunge in fuel costs hitting jobs in the energy sector.p is reportedly plananng to eliminate 7-ousand positions by the end of next year.that's almost double the cuts the
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weeks ago.yahoo announcing layoffs too.the tech giant saying its getting rid of around 17-hundred workers.and with the super bowl just days away...a new report says green bay, wisconsin is the best city for football fans.the study based on things like ticket prices, friendly fans and the team's success.....in case you're wondering-- the san francisco bay area... which is home to sunday's super bowl...was ranked number 21.payne on cam: that's business. i'm charles payne. 3 3 if you're not already anning trip to or through portland, oregon this summer... you may want to re- consider.a portland theater is teaming up with the airport to create a vintage-style movie house for passengers on the go. the airport cinema will mainly screen short films produced by local filmmakers. portland international's theater is expected to open this summer.a similar cinema opened at minneapolis-saint paul international airport in 20-14. and.... airport-based movie houses are quite popular in asia. 3 3 it was definitely winter in sioux city for groundhog
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early spriri? phil's forecast
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way!"there is no shadow to be cast. an early spring is my forecast. (cheers)." punxsutawney phil made his prediction tuesday morning after emerging from a mock tree stump.his handlers told the crowd there will be early spring-like weather this year... prompting several cheers.don't get too excited though...according to noaa... phil's forecast is accurate
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