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heavy snow but gusty winds that are going to create whiteout conditions for many of us during the day tomorrow. the snow and stronger winds will move from south to north across nebraska and iowa tonight, mainly after midnight, and continue throughout the day tuesday and move out tuesday night. thanks. due to the weather tomorrow, many schools are already calling off class tomorrow, including all schools in sioux city. travel is not advised for tomorrow. be sure to watch for the latest in school closings and delays right here on ktiv, or online at ktiv dot com. tonight's other big story.. the iowa caucuses! it's decision day! we have team coverage tonight with live reports from the
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plus, the state capitol of des moines! that's where ktiv's matt breen joins us with amanda goodman from our sister station kwwl. they are in the hub of all things caucus. (matt) it's all over, but the voting... and in a few short hours we may know who has the early lead in the race for the presidency. (amanda) candidates tried to change minds right up to today's finish line. the front-runners are trying to close the deal. (matt) while former caucus winners-- like mike huckabee-- are trying to gain some ground.
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be smart, we have to win this election, and we have to win in iowa" said donald trump, (r) presidential candidate. "you know a lot of people say 'donald, you have to do well in iowa', and i say 'i can't do that.' i really want to win." but, trump swears victory isn't certain. "now, it may not happen," said truup. "maybe it won't work that way. but, if we do we're gonnanarun the table folks. "and, we're going to make this country so great, we'll have victories all over the place." senator rand paul believes his campaign will have a big night, and could surprise people. "we're going to do very well, and we're going to beat a lot of people in the race," said sen. rand paul, (r) presidential candidate. "i even think there's a chance we can win." paul told supporters, at his des moines headquarters, to make sure to caucus because the outcome may hinge on turnout. new jersey governor chris christie has prided himself on straight talk in his campaign, and he didn't mince rds, in sioux city, on sunday. "the tone you set, and the people you pick, are going to help determine the future course of our country," said gov. chris christie, (r) presidential candidate. "the show's over now. now it's time to get to work." >> the latest, and last poll, of
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process came out this morning. fueled by likely first- time republican caucusgoers, republican donald trump leads texas senator ted cruz 31-24 percent in the quinnipiac university poll. that same poll showed those first timers on the democratic side favor vermont senator bernie sanders over hillary clinton 49 to 46 percent. (amanda) martin o'malley could possibly be the most important democrat in iowa right now...just now in the way he wants to be. right now, o'malley has just 3% of support...coin cidentally, that is the exact spread between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. so martin o'malley supporters could potentially be the difference makers tonight in iowa. earlier outside a coffee shop stay strong: whenever our country faces times of gridlock...the people of iowa lift up a new leader...move country forward. remember, democratic caucus
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republican rules - candidates must have 15% of caucus goers in precinct if they don't, their suuporters are free to support another candidate...so again, unless a miracle happens, martin o'malley will not get that 15% so his supporters could be the deciding factor. we'll be here all night. but for now, we'll toss it back to you in the studio. and, it's almost caucus time in siouxland. and, in woodbury county there's 13 different locations for democrats to go. ktiv's tommie clark is live at one of those spots, west middle school. sheila, doors open at 6:30 p.m. so right now it's all about the set up. organizers are here making sure everything is ready for caucus-goers. there will be three different and 7. depending on how many people file in, the caucus could split up throughout the school.
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gather here in the commons and the other two would go to the media earlier, i spoke with ben nesselhuf with the woodbury county democratic party. he told where people sign in before they caucus. nesselhuf says they're expecting hundreds of people to file through the doors. we'll be here update at 6. back to you sheila. thanks tommie. we'll talk to you then. republicans are caucusing at nine locations around woodbury county. ktiv's tiffany lane is at north high school where organizers are getting ready. tiffany? sheila, organizers have been preparing for the last few hours for this special night. doors will be opening soon, so they are putting the final touches before the frenzy begins. around 3:30 volunteers began putting up signs. they are trying to make it as easy as possible for caucus goers to know where they need to go. and once they make their way inside, organizers say there may be some people sporting personal signs promoting individual candidates.
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here at north high, which is one of the largest woodbury county republican caucus locations. and it may look pretty empty right now, but doors open at 5:30. (sheila) have organizers said turnout they're expecting? (tiffany) yes, the reporter at north high says she thinks there will be about 750 which is more than last election cycle. coming up at news 4 at six, i'll have more on what she said about the importance of the iowa caucuses. sheila? in less than two hours iowans will head to the polls to cast the first votes of the 2016 election season. ktiv's robert lowe is with live link 4 in des moines and caught up with voters, robert? sheila, after candidate sspent months criss crossing the hawkeye state looking to shore up support the day is finally here. but, how well did it work-- and how late can you change your mind? well, we caught up with iowa voters and asked just that.
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all of the stops, " quick paul nat 1 second" hoping to earn your support. "i'm looking forward to caucus night," said democratic presidential candiate martin o'malley "nats" despite a possible late evening snowstorm, party leaders expect a large voter turnout. "i've never seen iowa voters this motivated to turn out and caucus," said republican party co-chairman dr. cody hoefert. "i can't wait for all our volunteers and caucus-goers to get out there and give us a decision," said iowa democratic party chairwoman, dr. andy mcguire. there's no escaping the caucus craze. standup walk and talk "so, here's what you'll find on caucus day. walk in a coffee shop and you'll find people discussing the caucuses--but who they're supporting is a diferent story. "i knew he (rubio) was my candidate because he's living "to me, o'malley has demonstrated accomplishments and knowledge about immigration reform," said darcie vandegrift, des moines iowa. but, iowans are notorious for making up their minds at the last minute.
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had with the candidates has made this even more difficult," said julian hill a democrat. and some-- haven't picked a party. "i'm going to caucus tonight, absolutely." said carol freeman, des moines iowa. "i haven't decided democrat or republican or the candidate i'm caucusing for." >> talk about waiting to the last minute--the most recent des moines register-bloomberg poll shows 9 percent of likely gop caucus-goers are undecided. but, 45 percent could change their candidate choice shortly before voting. reporting live in des moines, iowa, robert lowe, ktiv news 4. still to come on live at five.... two wisconsin men arrested in northwest iowa in connection with the death of a 5-year-old boy. plus, two virginia students accused in the death of a 13-year old make an appearance in court. details... next. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in
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we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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child in wisconsin have been arrested in storm lake, iowa. police arrested 23- year-old sergio ortiz- raygoza and 22-year-old eric salazar-mota both from beloit, wisconsin late last
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charges including homicide. they were wanted in connected with a suspected gang-related shooting where a five- year-old child was killed. two virginia tech students accused in the death of a 13- year-old girl made their first appearances in court today. nicole lovell's body was found saturday just across the state line on route 89 in north carolina. as charges were being read monday morning against david eisenhauer and natalie keepers, law enforcement officers were still looking for more evidence. the virginia state police and virginia tech police were at a pond searching for anything that could be related. turning overseas now... despite increasing numbers of drownings amid worsening weather and rough seas, large numbers of migrants are still prepared to brave the aegean sea to try and reach europe. dozens of migrants believed to have been en route to greece were detained by turkish security forces today. the group of some 70 migrants were found by authorities before they could attempt the short but perilous crossing from turkey's western coast. this comes two days after 37
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drowned when their boat capsized and sank on a failed journey from turkey to a greek island. it looks like the calm before the storm. a blizzard might be moving through the area. ron's full forecast is coming up
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the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. blizzard warning in effect for most of siouxland tonight through tuesday night winter storm warning for holt, harrison, & shelby counties tonight through tuesday night for the past week we've been talking about a snow storm on tuesday and that time has arrived. in fact, it's not just heavy snow but gusty winds that
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conditions for many of us during the day tomorrow. the snow and stronger winds will move from south to north across nebraska and iowa tonight, mainly after midnight, and continue throughout the day tuesday and move out tuesday night. most of the area, including sioux city, should expect anywhere from 8 to 12 inches with less to the northwest and possibly more in some areas just south of sioux city. with winds gusting over 40 miles per hour, visibility will be reduced to zero at times so travel is not advised for tuesday. it'll be colder on the back side of this system with highs on wednesday in the low 20s. the rest of the week looks quiet as we warm back up
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it's hard to measure what the iowa caucuses have meant to the state since getting the front row seat years ago. but today you could get a sense jerry gallagher with our sister station, kwwl, is live in des moines, a city that - for a day at least - is the media capital of the world. it's an incredible sight. thousands of journalists move into des moines - all
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about iowa through their own lens. in some cases, journalists are covering how others are telling the story of iowa. this morning, we were given a behind the scenes look at the today show, which broadcast live from a coffee bar in des moines. matt, savannah, al and the entire crew had special guests from iowa on the show - including a hawkeye and cyclone football player. it's amazing to watch how the crews behind the scenes can turn a small business into a broadcast studio - almost overnight. there are so many moving parts it's very impressive. the broadcast is just one example - of many - giving iowa exposure to the entire country today. i've talked to so many people -
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they are so proud to be iowans one person i spoke with who's not from the state -- says iowa deserves this kind of exposure because they take the process so seriously. when we come back....a sioux city restaurant reopening after a fire.
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a long-stand the american people can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm they've all come to look for america all come to look for america all come to look for america
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a long-standing sioux city restaurant is open for business again. sneaky's chicken welcomed customers back at 11 this morning. about three weeks ago, a fire in a storgae area forced the eatery to close. smoke had damaged much of the building. major repairs included a new ceiling and floor. it didn't take long for occasional diners to stop by and place their next order. "how excited are you to see that sneaky's has reopened? very excited, they have good food," said shirley nilles, sneaky's customer. the restaurant will resume their normal business hours. schools across the area kicking off catholic schools week today. students and staff alike celebrated the start of the week. teachers at bishop heelan spent some time volunteering at the salvation army in sioux city the week ends with a staff appreciation luncheon on friday to recognize teachers and staff working for the heelan school system. we'll be right back with another
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stand up to the gun lobby, not protect it. lead on foreign policy, not ignore it. we need a president with the experience and determination to get the job done. i'm running to make a difference. a real difference for you and your families across our country. i'm hillary clinton
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a while.... blizzard. coming up tonight at news 4 at six... how sioux city crews are preparing for the possibility of a foot of snow. tonight, team coverage on caucus night! we'll be live in des moines. and... siouxlanders head out to caucus for republican and democratic candidates. we'll take you to those caucus locations... at six.
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olympic games are in full steam, even thousands of miles away in switzerland. workers at this swiss metal workshop are busy making bells that will be used to ring the last lap for track and cycling events at the games. the bells are handmade in a process that dates back thousands of years. sand is sieved and then packed into a mold which is filled with molten bronze. each last-lap bell is branded with the rio 2016 logo. these bells have been used for the last 120 years, since the first modern games in 1896. the rio olympics are set to begin on august fifth. let's check in one more time with ron.
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thanks for joining us for news channel four live at five. we're back again at six. stay tuned for the n-b-c nightly news one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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