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officers searched cabins and other buildings at niobrara state park, but there was no sign of hoffman, who is from santee. niobrara state park reopened this morning. the arrest warrant says hoffman is charged with burglary and theft. anyone with information about hoffmann's whereabouts i iurged to call the knox county sheriff's office. (shiela) north korea, today, is claiming it set off and tested a hydrogen bomb. (matt) experts worldwide are disputing that claim. steve handelsman has the story from washington.
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ordinary fission atomic bombs north korea has already detonated. but experts say, dictator kim jong un ... ordering today's test... signaled he is developing an h-bomb sot: victor cha, center for strategic and international studies :45-:50 12;08;49 and so even if this weren't a hydrogen device that is clearly their intention 54 republican candidates blamed democratic presidents: bill clinton and barack obama sot: sen. ted cruz (r-tx ) presidential candidate :56- 1:05 when you allow a megalomaniacal maniac to acquire nuclear weapons and now potentially a hydrogen weapon it makes it all the more dangerous and difficult to deal with them hrc graphic we need a commander- in-chief with the experience and judgment to deal with a dangerous north kokoa on day one." hillary clinton, in a statement, said: we need a commander-in-chief with the experience and judgment to deal with a dangerous north korea on day one." led by obama administration , the u-n security council unanimously agreed to toughen sanctions but nothing has worked so far to keep the isolated outlaw nation and its young dictator from building the world's worst weapons (insert ends) (two second pause) audio outcue: i'm steve handelsman, nbc news,
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owners of remote- controlled drone have registered more than 180-thousand of the aircraft in the last two weeks. (matt) that's according the f-a-a, who made drone- registration mandatory starting on december 21- th. but some consumer organizations estimate more than 400-thousand drones were sold this holiday season alone. drone-registration costs five-dollars on the f-a-a website.. but the money is refundable for the people who register by january 20-th. vors in the iowa lakes community college service territory will head to the polls early next month to decide the fate of a 16-million dollar bond referendum. college officials are holding a series of informational presentations leading up to the february 2nd vote. the vote is on a measure that would fun proposed improvements at the college campus. one of the informational meetings is going on right now until 7:00 p-m. another is scheduled for tomorrow from 5 until 7 p-m. both events are a come- and-go
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you still have a few weeks left to sign up for health insurance under the affordable care act. open enrollment began november first and the deadline to sign up for coverage under the health insurance marketplace is january 31st. even if you're still enrolled from previous years, it pays to look at your options and shop for a better deal. "there's a statistic out there that says about 65 percent of iowans are finding a better d dl if they go in and look at the same coverage level theyyhave now for a health insurance plan that they could save more than $400 annually by going in by making that choice or thachange, so we say do shop around even if you do have health insurance," says julie brookhart with the centers for medicare & medicaid services. there are tax credits and cost-sharing reductions that you can qualify for to help you pay for coverage, but if you don't have any health insurance or you don't have an exemption, you'll have to pay a penalty. "if you don't, if you just decide i'm going to forego it
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penalty, this year that penalty is going to be $695 per pepeon or 2.5 percrct of your income, whwhh ever is higher and the bottom line is if you choose that route, you still don't have health insurance you still don't have that piece of mind coverage," says brookhart. if you need help to sign up or want to talk about your options, there's the "beat the rush" enrollment event next week at the siouxland community health center. you can stop in on wednesday, january 13 between 8 am and 7 pm or thursday, january 14 between 8 am and 5 pm. you don't have to make an appointment, but you have to bring important information like social security numbers, household income, and other health insurance options. also, you can always call the health insurance marketplace at 1800-318-2596 or go to healthcare.go v. (sheila) fog and drizzle could continue into the night. could it get slick tonight? chief meteorlogist ron demers joins us with our first look at the forecast at 5. a mix of precipitation made its
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a dusting of accumulation for some of us. as the heavier precipitation lifted to the north, drizzle and fog took over and that will continue into tonight. our lows will be close to that ever- important 32 degree mark tonight so just be careful of the possibility of some slick conditions by thursday morning. by later on thursday, our next surge of moisture comes our way and this will give us the chance of some light snow developing from thursday afternoon into thursday night and continuing into friday as well. thanks.
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the 2016 session of the nebraska legislature is underway in lincoln. (matt) lawmakers kicked off the 60-day session this morning with an expected focus on property taxes, prisons and a state budget shortfall. governor pete ricketts has identified property tax reduction and prison reforms as his top priorities this year. lawmakers are also expected to consider a comprehensive roads bill to speed up some projects, k-12 education funding and a new medicaid proposal to help cover thousands of unsured nebraskans. leading the latest national polls, donald trump's campaign chair is confident in their ability to win the iowa caucuses, and the general election. sam clovis credits the campaign "different approach." that's something, he says, has been misunderstoo d by the media. "i think everybody has grossly underestimated our ability to go out there and do the technical aspects of mounting a ground campaign," said sam clovis, trump campaign national chairman. "we have done everything that every other campaign has done. it's just that it's not visible and, frankly, i'm pretty excited about the fact that the media is underestimating what
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out here. i think they're going to be shocked on caucus night." the latest national poll, which was done by cnn before christmas, shows trump with a 21-point lead over the rest of the field. senator ted cruz is still making his way across iowa. he started this morning at an event in rock rapids, and from there made his way to sibley, iowa. from there he spent some time in spirit lake. a townhall meeting is underway right now at the clay county regional event center. tonight he will be in storm lake for an appearance at starts at 8:15. when presidential candidates can't make to every corner of iowa, themselves, they often send surrogates... even family members. nats of guns shot republicic presidential candidate mike huckabee's wife, janet, stopped by sioux city's "yards shooting range" during a campaign stop this morning.
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the huckabees' 150-stops around iowa leading up to the iowa caucuses on february 1st. huckabee was able to speak with supporters, and then shoot on the range. this comes just a day after president obama's announcement that he'll use executive orders to tighten gun laws. janet huckabee says they won't have any bearing on existing gun owners. she says it will only make them angry. "all he really did was increase gun sales and ammo sales," said janet huckabee, wife of gop presidential candidate mike huckabee. "people went out to buy more guns and more ammo becauau they are afraid." while mrs. huckabee agreed that background checks are important to focus on americans with mental health issues, she argued the president's action only hurts current gun owners. "to do what he did, i don't think it is going to have a bearing on the previous shootings, obviously," huckabee said. "i don't think it is going to help those who are goininto break the law anyway.it just makes it harder for those who are already law abiding citizens."
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sent an e-mail to supporters with a link to printable targets they can use. the targets include parts of the president's agenda, including "common core", "obamacare", and the 75- thousand page tax code. (matt) what would you do if you won a $500 million dollar jackpot? today, people grabbing their powerball tickets as the prize continues to climb. find out your odds of actually winning next on live at 5. people are out buying tickets you've upgraded all your old technology... so what about this? it's time to get into the new with ford come and get it if you really want it... new is ecoboost technology. new is a foot-activated liftgate. new is tougher, stronger and lighter.
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shoppers at the hy-vee on hamilton boulevard stopped to pick up their powerball tickets for a chance at the 500 million dollar jackpot. although you are 300 times more likely to be struck by lightning than win tonight's lottery, many people were willing to take a chance. the winner will have the option of the full 500 million dollarar over a period of 30 years, or an immediate cash payout of just over 300 million dollars. one local woman talked about why she decided to join the frenzy. "it's really getting high. and i thought well, what the heck. everybody else has their odds, i might as well try it, too. so, just for fun." said powerball player susan janssen. you still have until 8:59 this evening to buy a ticket for tonight's powerball jackpot. the drawing will take place immediately before our0 o' clock newscast. overhead sign work will close the inner lane of interstate-29 going south. this will be from wesley parkway interchange to north of pierce street exit.
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will go until 3 p-m, weather permitting. the iowa dot wants to remind drivers to drive with caution and be prepared for traffic backups. one person is trapped and presumed dead after a trench collapse in central iowa today. police say one worker was in the trench when it gave way. another worker was operating eqeqpment to dig the trench, , ich was about 10 to 12 feet deep. police say the worker in the trench is believed to be dead, but they will not have confirmation of that until the body is recovered. they say the risk of a re- collapse of the trench has kept them from being able to remove the body. s/sgt. jason ferguson/altoona police department :14 "they were using a trackhoe which you can kind of see behind you a little bit. that's the actual piece of equipment that was being used, which is an excavator, so they were working on that, and the individual was down in the pit or in the hole, um, with the operator operating the excavator above." workers were digging water and sewer lines at a residential construction site when the collapse happened. iowa national guard troops are returning from a mission in
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high ridge, missouri to help flood victims. the guard announced on new year's eve the troops were on their way to help with water purification and other services. the guard members were based in central and northeastern iowa. looks like it might be a foggy night with some drizzle. but what will that mean for your morning drive? ron's full forecast is coming up after the break. (matt) the manhunt continues today for
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a gun from a niobrara, nebraska police officer, pointed it at him, and then got away. (sheila) if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. it's believed 25-year old david hoffman may have left the area. the arrest warrant says hoffman
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burglary and theft. voters in the iowa lakes community college service territory will head to the polls early next month to decide the fate of a 16-million dollar bond referendum. one of the informational meetings is going on right now until 7:00 p-m at the campus in spirit lake. another is scheduled for tomorrow from 5 until 7 p-m in spencer. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. a mix of precipitation made its way across siouxland today with a dusting of accumulation for some of us. as the heavier precipitation lifted to the north, drizzle and fog took over and that will continue into tonight. our lows will be close to that ever- important 32 degree mark tonight so just be careful of the possibility of some slick conditions by thursday morning. by later on thursday, our next surge of
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comes our way and this will give us the chance of some light snow developing from thursday afternoon into thursday night and continuing into friday as well. most of siouxland will likely see 1 to 3 inch accumulations through friday. the wind will pick on saturday and this will start to bring our temperatures down. highs on saturday will be in the upper teens before we go below zero by saturday night and likely only hit the single digits for highs by sunday. we'll see
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saving money! a local money expert joins us
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cash in your pocket this new year. do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. bubuthere are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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financiaiay fit we have some tips for you today. joining us today the president of f&m bank tom baurichter . helpful tips to financial success in 2016 use actual expenses from 2015 to help develop a budget for those items in 2016, such as:
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utilities car repairs groceries develop a monthly (or sometimes weekly) budget which will help with: making sure you have enough income to pay your expenses helps set aside savings for a "rainy day" assures that expenses get paid on time to avoid penalties and fees takes the stress out of whether or not you can afford to purchase something determine your needs versus wants a need is something vital to our everyday living such as groceries, rent, utilities, etc. a want is something we desire but could get by without or with a less expensive option, such
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instead of a newer one. don't fofoet to budget something just for you similar to a diet if you cut back on everything you like to eat it is easy to "fall off the wagon" so to speak. this is also true in budgeting. if you cut out all entertainment or social experiences you will be tempted to scrap your budget because it is too restrictive. budget what you can "afford" and plan for these type of expenses and you will have a better success rate. an example is to plan to eat one meal a week out instead of cooking at home. borrowing money smartly when making a purchase determine the life of the product when determining how to pay for the purchase. you should avoid paying for items on credit that you will not have for more than a montntor two. items such as groceries, toiletries, fuel, and even most clothing. the result of financing these purchases is you will still be paying for them even after you no longer have them. items that are usually financed are homes, vehicles, appliances, etc. these have a longer life span and can be paid for over time. use
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make sure the outstanding balance on the loan is always less than what you could sell the asset for. use technology and experts with all the technology that is available today take advantage of a banking relationship that can hellimprove youou financial success and provide asasistance: internet banking and on-line bill pay mobile banking and mobile deposit atm's debit cards direct deposit get to know your banker and don't be afraid to ask for assistance use your banker as your first resort of assistance and not the last resort be careful of overdrawing your bank account as the bank charges a fee for that as well as the business you wrote the check to does as well. this practice starts a snowball effort that can become very costly to you. avoid using check advance businesses to get "pay day loans". the effective interest rate they charge is outrageous and again startt the owball u.s marshalls nfir daysysfter the paris attacks, senators c ce together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead.
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terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubub way. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernrn tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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