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see all that take away?it's been a messy monday morning in siouxland. light mist, drizzle and fog combined with temperatures just below freezing to make it very icy on many roadways. law enforcement responded to numerous traffic accidents in and around sioux city this morning. several schools started late today and others closed altogether. now, snow has started falling in parts of siouxland. meteorologist ben dorenbach is in the storm team four weather center with more.
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this monday will present a few obstacles. the first will be dense fog which will not only cause low visibilities, but some slick roads too, so plan for a slower morning commute, especially in northern siouxland where there is a dense fog advisory in effect early this morning. the second of our issues will be a quick round of light snow that will move across the viewing area which will cause 1-3 inch snow accumulations. that will exit this evening and leave us dry for the next few days with some milder temperatures. highs will even make it into the 40s by the end of the week with another small chance of a snow shower or two this saturday. see graphics. >> freezing temperatures are slowing the removal of record snowfall from the mid-atlantic to the north east. records were broken for baltimore and in outlying areas of maryland, virginia, and new york. nbc's edward lawrence has the latest from washington.
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now the story turns to storm clean up! cities dig out while dealing temperatures. daniel whiting/ uber driver "the roads are great. they're open; they're flowing, and there's a lot of and there's a lot of mess out there." at least 30 deaths are blamed on the storm. many of them came from traffic accidents.. others came from heart attacks related to shoveling snow after it fell. several roofs also collapsed from the storm governor larry hogan/ (r) maryland "getting back to business as usual is going to take a considerable amount of time." some neighborhood s still buried because plows can't get there yet. chris gephart can't even see out of his window. "our second floor window is completely covered in snow..." : rescue crews still responding to emergencies on streets with two feet of snow. they lose minutes mayor of baltimore could not give a timeline for clearing the streets. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake/ (d) baltimore, md "given the condition of many of our streets i think it's safest for our citizens to minimize travel on our
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jersey it's flooding not snow causing problems. but in d.c. residents made the best of a cold, uncomfortable situation... this is the first time the same storm has dropped more than 19 inches on washington and new york city at the same time. it could return to normalcy. live in washington.. edward >> two families have been left an apartment building in vermillion, south dakota. the good news is nobody was injured in the first that broke out around 8:20 sunday morning. one of the apartments in the four-unt building was destroyed. two other sustained major damage. the red cross is providing food, clothing and shelter to the displaced families. the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but it is believed to be accidental. a favorite sioux city restaurant is getting ready to reopen after a fire forced it to close for several weeks. the fire started in a storage area of the back of sneaky's chicken on gordon drive in sioux city. the owner, dave ferris, says they've had to start over after smoke and flames
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this month. they've gutted the entire building and are putting in a new ceiling, walls, flooring, equipment, and seating. he expects the work to be finished soon and hopes to have a grand reopening celebration sunday night. he says sneaky's should be open for business next monday. a louisiana man has died in a snowmobile crash that happened late saturday night near whiting, iowa. authorities say 48 year- old david daigle of baton rouge was going across a farm field when he hit an irrigation pivot. daigle was with a group of snowmobilers when the accident happened in a field along county road k-42 about five miles northwest of whiting. he was taken to mercy medical center where he was pronounced dead. with the iowa caucuses one week from today.. the candidates are making a final push in the hawkeye state. and there's growing buzz over someone, who -isn't- in the race: michael bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of new york.. nbc's peter alexander reports he is now contemplating a late-run of his own.
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could it be the battle of the multi-billionaires? donald trump says he'd welcome a michael boomberg bid. "i'd love to have him come in cause i love the competition, frankly. i mean, it would be great if bloomberg, i love bloomberg to come in." with aides drawing up plans for a possible third party campaign... ... a source close to bloomberg says it's likely the former new york city mayor would only run if the general election matched up trump or ted cruz against bernie sanders. hillary clinton is vowing that won't be necessary. "well, i'm going to relieve him of that and get the nomination so he doesn't have to." analysts warn getting in comes with no guarantees... ... especially for a would- be candidate with close ties to wall street... ... one of the nation's leading voices for strict gun control. rand paul mocked the idea: "another liberal billionaire from nyc? i think that slot is taken..." fortifying his lead just one week until iowa... ... trump may think he's almost untouchable. imagine any other candidate saying this to
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5th avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't lose any voters. " later, brushing off any criticism. "i have people that are so loyal/far greater loyalty than any other candidate by double, triple, quadruple. and i love my people." but, there's plenty of love to go around. the des moines register's coveted endorsement going to clinton and marco rubio... ... with s-n-l embracing a campaign that's already offering an embarrassmen t of riches. >> just one week to go until the iowa caucus and the candidate caravan to siouxland continues. republican donald trump made waves with a comment he made at this rally in sioux center on saturday. the front-runner said his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he avenue and shot somebody. republican ben carson brought his campaign to sioux city, speaking to a big crowd during a three-hour event at the orpheum theater on saturday. he took part in a rally put on by the group "revive 714"... a christian prayer worship movement. a recent fox news poll shows dr. carson is fourth among gop candidates in
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up to to the caucus is to hold more town hall meetings. the late briar cliff men's basketball coach ray nacke was remembered this weekend. family, former players and alumni gathered to honor his memory on sunday as b- c-u celebrated 50 years of the men's basketball program. nacke coached the men for 26 of those years, leading the chargers to 22 consecutive winning seasons. his players say coach nacke taught them about more than just basketball. "discipline and humility. those factors, those elements i take it everywhere i go. he gave me confidence and he is a man i will never forget," said mario galvez, former player for coach ray nacke. the basketball court at briar cliff was named after nacke in 20-12. he died last september. you can't see it or smell it,
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could be in your home right now. it's created when radioactive metals break down in the soil and it can be a real health hazard. ktiv's sheila brummer has more.
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n of radon than any other part of the united states. 3:40 "in our tri-state region, it is a problem. and want people to get their homes tested so they are aware so if they have high levels in their home they will get it fixed." exposure to radon is 100 percent preventable and don has made it his mission to warn others about the dangers. 4:11 "get a test kit and test your home and just do it." sheila standup close don has handed out more than 150 tests to neighbor, friends and the june e. nylen cancer center... all in an effort to save lives. for healthbeat 4, i'm sheila brummer. >> january is radon awareness month and siouxland district health is selling test kits for seven dollars. you leave them in your basement for three to seven days, then send them off to get a reading. "we work very hard for where it be radon or other things to encourage people to have the environment they live in be as safe as it possibly can be." if your home does test high for radon, it's recommended you install a radon mitigation system.
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of lung cancer. you'll find more information at our website, our weather has been a little messy this monday. how much snow are we expecting? stay tuned for the forecast from meterologist ben dorenbach coming up next on news four at noon. here's the live view from our skycam in spencer, iowa, where it's and degrees
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sident, i will defend this nation, but i will do it responsibly. i voted against the war in iraq, and that was the right vote. we must t t rget the lessons of that experience. isis must be destroyed, but we should not do it alone. d an intntnational coalition with muslim boots on the ground fighting with our support. it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
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see graphics. >> > a crew of female british rowers arrived in australia today, after rowing a boat all the way across the pacific ocean from the united states. the four women began the row in san francisco in april of last year and spent 235 days at sea. the journey was 9,718 miles. they are the first female team to ever row across the pacific. the women were greeted by family and friends with hugs and cheers... happy to be back on dry land and with plenty of stories to tell from their voyage. natalia cohen/ team member i'm
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to know that we're here and we're not going back on that boat." emma mitchell/ team member "we've had sharks circling, we've had a couple of sharks that followed us for a few weeks." the women rowed 24 hours a day in two-hour shifts. they made stops in hawaii and samoa along the way to restock on supplies. their journey also raised more than 54-thousand dollars for injured servicewomen and breast cancer patients. the numbers from wall street and farm markets are just ahead... and---egg farms in iowa continue the slow recovering from last year's bird flu outbreak.
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iowa egg farms are bouncing back from last year's bird flu outbreak, but rebuilding flocks with millions of new egg layers is taking time, as the industry predicted. the latest u.s. department of agriculture report shows iowa's population of egg-laying hens at 37.9 million in december. that's up 6 percent from november but still 37 percent below the number from a year earlier. iowa farms produced 812 million eggs, up 11 percent from the previous month but down
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> another drop in energy prices is dragging down oil and gas companies in midday trading, leading the overall market lower. mcdonald's customers and investors appear to be lovin' it.
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seen a jump in same- store sales by more than five percent. mcdonald's is crediting its all the better-than expected revenue and earnings report. mcdonald's also saw same-store sales rise five-percent worldwide. still to come this afternoon... she feeds the hungry by day at her texas restaurant. then she hits the streets to feed the hungry after hours, too. meet a woman who's been impacting people's lives
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here's a live look at west lake okoboji from our okoboji skycam... a texas restaurant owner is used to feeding empty bellies, but her drive to stop hunger extends well beyond the walls of her business. after work hours, she drives through poor neighborhoods to help feed the hungry. word got out... and she received some generosity in return. shannon wolfson shows us.
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found a mini- bus on craigslist. but when word spread about her good deeds, she got an unexpected surprise. "oh my god look". tyson foods donated a bigger bus, part of its commitment to stop hunger. the new ride has a sink, warmers, and just about everything lola needs to to make her job easier. gift those who know her well say she deserves. kennath craddock, east austin resident) "she's always been like this very nice and sweet loving person care about everybody." and everybody doesn't just mean her neighborhood. lola stephens, owner, nubian queen) "and we're touching every person that we can in every hungry area in that area." "i'll never be okay. i won't be okay until i know that the word is heard. that we've got to take care of each other." >> that was shannon wolfson reporting from east austin, texas. there's a new animatronic attraction at sioux city's lewis and clark interprative center. a robotic thomas jefferson has
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of discovery. the country's 3rd president tells visitors about his vision of finding a water route to the pacific ocean in the early 1800s. center director marcia poole says the exhibit helps bring this part of sioxuland history to life. "we're known here at the center for our animatronics--lewis, clark, and of course seamen the dog and our prarie dog. now we have the central figure in the planning, the beginning of the core of discovery's journey all the way to the pacific ocean," said marcia poole, director at the lewis and clark interprative center. the interpretive center showcased the new addition this weekend. soup. dessert. and art. still ahead on "around
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the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls. negotiating a cease-fire in gaza, leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war.
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and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message.
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restaurants too. absolutely, they'll win an award. we also have artists from around town and from wayne to omaha that are coming down. they are going to be displaying their art and you'll have an opportunity to purchase art from them. there's also a silent auction and raffle as well? yes, there's a silent auction and raffle as well. you can win some different things. i know in the raffle we have an apple watch so that's going to be exciting. this is all a fundraiser for the norfolk art center right? how's that money going to be used? it will be used for the things that keep the art center running. we have a bunch of educational classes that go throughout the year that we promote. we hold community events. we have an exhibit every two months. so where do people get tickets? you can get tickets by calling the art center and i will actually answer the phone, 402- 371-7199. you can also purchase them that's sunday january 31st 11 to 3 in
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being here. thank you for having me. thanks for joining us for around siouxland. >>
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it's time to end the quagmire of perpetual warfare in the middle east. as president, i will.
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