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what led up to the shooting? also, last week, heavy snow and high winds battered briar cliff's domed practice facility. crews have been working to repair the tear and re- inflate it. and a a ouxand couple, who lost a child, turned their grief into generosity. while nothing can prepare you for that lost, they're helping other families going through the difficult time. and a perfect proposal. a teacher in alabama got his students involved when he popped the big question. that story is on the way. but first, here's ben.
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commute a little on the slick side. today will also bbing some gradual sunshine that won't yield much in the way of warmth with highs only in the teens. tonight is when the real cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> the sioux city teen accused of shooting cop early sundy morning had his first court appearance yesterday. for the first time since isaiah motheeshed allegedly shot a cop, the sioux city teen had his day in court. isaiah mothershed's court date revealed new details of the crime that led to the shooting, and mothershed's arrest. ktiv's tiffany lane has more on that story.
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hidden inside the couch and shot officer ryan moritz in the leg. during the struggle, police said mothershed shot himself in his own thigh. su "18-year-old isaiah mothershed was released from the hospital wednesday and booked into the woodbury county jail. he's been charged with two counts of attempted murder andndive counts of first degree robbery." thursday, mothershed made his initial appearance in court at the woodbury county law enforcement center. while answering judge todd hensley's questions, mothershed can be seen keeping his head down the entire time. the two charges of attempted murder include the night mothershed shot moritz as well as an incident two days before. on februruy 5th, police say mothershed and three others used a crowbar to eer a residence at 4538 polk street in sioux city where he fired a shot at one of the homeowners as she chased after him. mothershed's preliminary hearing will be on february 19th. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> mothershed's bond has been set
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police say mothershed didn't live in the apartmtmt where officer moritz washot. two of the other suspects arrested that night, justin ferguson and jordyn delfs, wereiving there at the time. the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon surrendered thursday. the holdouts were the last of a group that seized the malheur national refuge on january second. the occupiers were demanding the government turn over ththland to locals and to release t t ranchers imprisoned for arson. the group had been surrounded by armored vehicl on wednesday and escorted by f-b-i agents off of the property. at least 12 occupiers were arrested last week - including leader ammon bundy. concerns over water quality have risen, nationwide, as the water crisis in michigan, escalates. the high levels of lead found in flint water has started raising questions about water quality here in siouxland. but,t,he water and sewer director for the city of norfolk, nebraska, says that's not an issue for his community. "water in norfolk meets or exceeds all epa requirements. we do test
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are the same test, we test for those at the same time, and those are completed every 3 years. we will be doing those tests between june 1st and september 1st of this year." unlike flint, which had used surface water from a nearby river, norfolk uses groundwater. watts says the epa requires action if lead levels are above 15 parts per billion. but, norfolk has consistently stayed well below those levels. high winds, and heavy snow, took university's charger dome during last week's blizzard. repairs for the building have been going on all week. ktiv's tommie clark was in south sioux city yesterday as the massive dome s blown back u`.
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briar cliff university athletes rely on their 44,000-square foot practice facility during winter weather. but, the recent blizzard caused a tear in the charger dome that put a plug on their practice schedules. their head track coach was the first to see the 60- foot gap in the dome... "being in season the panic-mode kind of hits as a coach you're running your mind on how long this is going to be down, where am i going to practice for the next week, weeks, months, whatever it would have been," said briar cliff f university headrack coach, nate treinen. worldwide air structure assistance, or wasa, were flown out from canada to get it back up. "just about every outdoor sport at briar cliff university uses the charger dome at some point so having it repaired was a big deal for them." wasa had to investigate what exactly happened. "a massive snow slide that came down and hit the corner and the corner only has so much room to give so the fabricictore along the edge, said worldwideeair ructure assissance owner, bbb jessome. it's been a weeks wrth of work patching it up andhursday, it was time to re-inflate the dome. n the mean time, athletic teams have been traveling to differentgyms for
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"softball had a tournament that s scheduled last weekend that the softball games in there too so outdoor sports use it for something," said briar cliff athletics, steve gast after overcoming some struggles of facility... people tugging on the dome then running to fix it. the dome is up. nebraska...tommie clark...ktiv >> repair work can now begin inside the charger dome. briar cliff's open the dome next week. it was a morning of musical inspiration for 25-hundred siouxland students. the sioux city symphony orchestra performed its annual fourth grade concert at the orpheum theatre. the theme of the concert was guide." "user's guide is essentially an introduction o othe instruments in the orchestra to the students as well as an opoprtunity to hearow music can express many, many different emotions," said mark francis, executive director of the sioux city symphony orchestra. after learning about the
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story with the instruments. they also had the opportunity to sing along with the symphony to the "starar and stripes." one student says that was h h favorite part of the performance. "at the end when it says 'by our might and by our right,' our kids in our class whenever we would practice that at school, we'd get to do a little dance," said kennedy, a fourth- grader at leeds elementary school in sioux city. the symphony orchestra also participated in the league of american orchestra's charity event, "orchestras feed america." many of ththstudents brought nonoperishable food items to be donated to the food bank of siouxland. drones are becoming extremely popular. up next, we'll show how you the drone-racing crazy
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cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so ndle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day wii bring a brisk soutt breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventualy warm into the 40s! see graphics. >> it was only a matter of time. high-speed tournaments are generating h]ndreds of millions of dollars in revenue. gordan tokumatsu spoke with some
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(sot: ricky martinez, drone race pilot) "there are some restrictions, but they're easy to follow." there are now four or five drone-racing leagues, they tell us -- melding military and security technology with video gaming, which is already a multi-billion dollar industry. most of the racers build their own aircraft. (sot: charles zablan, international drone racing association) "this particular model is probably about four hundred bucks." and, unlike in video gameme when they crash ...something a aually gets damaged. but, says martinez, in a strange way ...that's part of the fun. >> that was gordan tokumatsu reporting. straight ahead on news 4 today.... a siouxand couple, who lost a child, turns their grief into generosity. how they're act is helping other families dealing with the same pain.
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>> time is a precious thing. no one knows that better than parents of children that are stillborn. you can never hold that babab enough....take enough pictures... take enough time... before they're taken away fofover. but, sometimes, ouof tragedy, some good may come. ktiv's matt breen shows us how one family is helping others deal with the pain of losing a child.
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one month before their due date, jeremy and lisa cotter had a regular appointment with their ob. the doctor blindsided them with news no parent wants to hear. "...and we found out that one of the twins did not have a heartbeat," lisa cotter said. with little time to grieve, lisa was prepped for surgery. "we had an emergency c- section, and we delivered our daughter, evelynne, healthy," lisa cotter said. "and, our other daughter, elizabeth, was stillborn." "the rest of the day was like a bad dream," said jeremy cotter, father. a dream the family couldn't wake up from... forced to celebrate life, and grieve death, at the same time. "we would have to ask a nurse to go and get our daughter's body from the morgue, or wherever they were keeping her cooled," jeremy cotter said. precious time for a grieving family. but, that grief led to an act of generosity. last
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started fundraising for what's called a "cuddle cot." made in the uk, the device allows a child's body to be cooled, at a mother's bedside, preserving the body so it won't decompose. "we would not have had to send her back to the morgue... every time we were visiting with her," lisa cotter said. the cotters hope they can help other families, dealing with a loss, by donating a "cuddle cot" to unitypoint health- st. luke's, in sioux city. "we would have been able to have her with us whenever weanted toee her," jeremy cotter said. mercy medical center already has one. and, the cotters hope, one day, they'll be available to every grieving family in their time of need. >> the cotters will donate the "cuddle cot" to st. luke's,s,n elizababh's name, on the anniversary of elizabeth's death, february
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the "cuddle cot" after just one month of fundrsing. if you'd like to make a donation, you'll find a link to their "gofundme" page in this story at ktiv- dot-com. it's going to be another cold day in siouxland. but the good news is therere will be sunshine. ben's got the details after the break. and a teacher in alabama enlisted the help of his students to pop the question to his girlfiend. we'll show you how they pulled off the breath-taking
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temperatures tomorrow w ither as we introdue flurries and snow owers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move throuh mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >> an alabama geometry teacher enlisted the help of his students to propose to his girlfriend. bryan henry has the story...
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(nats) bill brock wanted it to be special... (sot: bill brock, teacher) "they love her to death..." ..something to make his proposal to girlfriend of 9-months quite dramatic with a bit of flair. (sot: bill brock, teacher) '"it sort of looks like this.." his students got a little noisy after seeing him out with a lady friend a few months ago. (sot: bill brock, teacher) "my hypotheticall y speaking that would be my girlfriend.." the hypotheticals aside, it became showtime and brock requested their help (sot: bill brock, teacher) "i told them i was thinking about making her my hypothetical wife and they all said whoa..." a few days before bill brock popped the question students like emily frances marshall spent t te beforerechool and made this 60-foot long banner with the words 'marry me' on it." (nats: stude) cut the strips thatade the letters.." if you're wondering why a banner was necessary, well, bill brock is a pilot. this is the time lapse video he took as he and his gal flew over their home a week ago saturday. one-thousand feet below, marshall and her classmates laid it out perfectly
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dee chalopatham, fiance) "i couldn't believe it.." dee chalopatham saw the banner.. became temporarily stunned but sasa.. 'yes' after brockck skillfully guided the plane with one hand and offered her the ring with the other. (nats) it's back in the classroom these days for bill brock, back to radicals, squares and all things geometry, a calculated assignment worked perfectly, one no one here in room 24 will never forget. (sot: student) "he put more thought into it and made it personal" (sot: bill brock, teacher) "she wanted to see the kids and sign up close" (sot: dee chalopatham, fianc0) "it was special, i felt special" >> it's time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. first though.. here's a look at some of the events on the
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good morning and welcome back. democratics hillary clinton and bernie sanders squared off in another one on one debate of the election. clinton used this debate to pose a question to the millions of young voters supporting bernie sanders: can we afford to pay for the promises he's king? hihiresponse and a debate wrap just ahead. also... wayne community schools is hoping to improve its facilities. a meeting last night laid out the school's plans to the public. we'll take a look at the project. and keeping your resolutions. have you already forgotten about them... or are you still holding out hope you'll make those improvements you promised yourself. we'll hear from the experts about staying motivated all year long in today's healthbeat four. but first ben....
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blizzard, th valentine's day weekend won't actly be a sweet one acss siouxland. first off this morning, most will wake up to a fresh coating of snow on the roads, so plan for a morning commute a little on the slick side. today will also bring some gradual sunshine that won't yield much in the way of warmth with highs only in the teens. tonight is when the real cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the daa it's satuuday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >> one week from tomorrow voters in nevada and south carolina weigh in on the presidential campaign.
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candidates are doubling-down on their messages... and each other. tracie potts is in washington this morning with the latest, including last night's democratic debate.
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a u.s. magistrate from sioux city has been approved to serve as a judge on one of iowa's federal courts. senator chuck grassley announced that the u.s. senate unanimously approved the nomination of leonard strand, of sioux city. he will serve as a u.s. district judge for the northehe district of iowa. president barck obama nominated strand in june to replace u.s. district judge mark bennett. the nomination will go back to
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president for final approval. strand graduated from the university of iowa law school in 1990 anhad a private practice before becoming a magistrate in 2012. iowa utilities regulators met for the fourth day yestery to try and make a decicion on the bakken oilil pipeline. a texas company wants to bury 346 mileleof crude oil pipe under iowa farmland. the iowa utilities board is also considering whether to give the company, dakota access, the authority to force landowners to sign easements using eminent domain. the three-member board is also deciding on a hazardous pipeline permit for the bakken pipeline. environmental and property oppose it. supporters say it's the safest way to transport oil, and it will creaea jobs. imate change continunu to be a sore subject in the political world, and it's association to global warming. on tuesday the u.s. supreme court dealt president barack obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions
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u.s. senator mike rounds, of south dakota, agrees with the high court's decision. the republican thinks we should cocoinue to pursue renewewle energygyhroughout the countrtr "we should be pursuing every type of energy out there. we should be pursuing wind energy. we should also be pursuing more hydro- electric energy. we ought to be making coal as clean as we possibly can, but there's nothing wrong with looking at nuclear power as well," said senator mike rounds, south dakotaenator. in a statement, the white house press secretary said, quote "we disagree" with the couou's action. state senators in south dakota are debating a bill that may change which bathroom and locker rooms some rushmore ste students use. the bill would require students to use lockers and restrooms that match the biological sex of the person at birth. the state's house of representatives has already approved the plan. democrats in pierre call the bill "government overreaea." proponents of the plan believe this measure would protect the privacy of south dakota students. "it seems like a pretty common
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convinind that the vast majority of peoeoe in south dakota support the bill," said south dakota representative, jim bolin. schools must provide "reasonable accommodatio ns" for transgender students under the bill, including a one-person bathroom among other accommodations. wayne community schools is proposing a new gym and performing arts center at both the junior and senior high. the plan also includes a new building for kindergagaen and preschool studentsts last night, community members were able to hear the vision and give their feedback on the proposal. if the school board moves forward with the plan, it would become a bond-issue. it's projected to be an $18- million dollar project. wayne schools added a preschool program this year. that program is currently in a leased building. the superintenden t says getting a building for those students and kindergarten would be the next step. "our elementnty enrollment is reallylyear capacity at that building so a preschool/kinderga rten facility will certainly help alleviate some of the
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students that go to school there," said mark lenihan, wayne community schools superintendent. a bulk of the cost of the project would be the junior and senior high school additions. if it gets approved, lenihan says they're estimating property taxes would increase about $120 annuauay per $100,000 valuation of your home. a decent percentage of those paying are farmers, who aren't certain they want to pay more money. "now we're wlooking at a $7 to $8 increase per acre, which is quite a hit, at a time when corn is $3.50 a bushel and beans are $8.25," said steve lutt, a farmer in wayne. to get this on a may ballot, the school board would need to approve it in the next two weeks. after ars of planning and building, the lauch pad childeren's museum finally held its grand opening yesterday. many gathered to celebrate the hard work of all who were involved. the event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony with area chamber of commerce members. parents and kids were invited to take part in all the fun. organizers say it was a great feeling to see this
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"there's really no words to describe the emotions that i'm feeling. there's just so much all mixed in. the best part is to see how many people are benefiting from this," said debbie bernstein-lacroix, founding board member of launch pad. officials with the museum says they hope it will bring more tourism to downtown sioux city, and that it will be another creative outlet for the area. where you're from there's something to do here. it's a really great atmosphere, really fun, and really educational. it's great, and i love it,"said marcus langseth, develpment & special events coororinator for sioux city community theater. the museum is open tuesday through sunday and admission from ages one to sixty five is eight dollars. sixty five and over are six dollars, and chiren under one year old get in free. have you been keeping up with your new year's resolution? coming up in healthbeat 4, a
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yourself motivated.
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gradual sunshine that won't yield much in the way of warmth with highs only in the teens. tonight is when the real cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >> if you're just not feeling
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week you're not alale. gold's'sym says this is the primtime for people to ll off the "fitness cliff". ktiv's sheila brummer talked to a local expert to see how we can stay motivated through the rest of the year in today's healthbeat 4.
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other ones," said marv sorensen from sioux city, iowa. it can be hard to keep up healthy habits. "life gets in the way sometimes. whether it's the kids or husband or taking care of someone extra, " amanda caboth, norm waitt, sr. ymca. the ymca's prescription health coordinator, amanda caboth, says many get enticed to do other things instead. so, she suggests trying the buddy system to keep motivated. it's all about finding that key factor that's going to work for you. everyone is different. sometimes it's just having someone to come with you to the gym with." said caboth. other advice; take a class, hire a personal trainer. make your workout something you can't miss, like a scheduled work appointment. "somebody who will keep you accountable for keeping that gym appointment. maybe, it's to help )ou prep meals for the week. something healthy you can do and make up quick," said caboth. and, if you fall off the work-out wagon, don't give up. "it's kind of human nature to beat yourself up after not reaching your goal. you just have to keep on working on it." also, try reaching out to others who have had success in losing weight and staying in shape. they might give you tips on what worked for them that might work for you too. . heila brummmr, healthbeat 4. >> that was ktiv's sheila brummer reporting. those in charge at the norm waitt, sr. ymca in south sioux city say their crowds usually don't start
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coming up next this morning... you'll be seeing a new line of s-u-v's on the road as automaker ford is set to launch new vehicles. and how about getting some ink when you pick some eggs and milk? a grocery store chain might be adding tattoo parlors in aisle 5. sounds strange?
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> > yesterday, stocks were down for the fourth day in a row as concerns about global economic weakness grows. traders weren't optimistic even though federal reserve chair janet yellen reiterated her confidence in the u.. economy yesterday.y. financial stocks and energy companies were ang the biggest decliners as investors worried that interest rates in the u.s. would remain low. the dow fell more than 254 points to close at 15,660. the nasdaq fell more than 16 points and the s&p
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a tennessee congressman wants to put a stop to shrinking airline seats. with that story and other business news, here's ktiv's kakalyn kinney.... thanks guys. this week, congressman steve cohen of tennessee introduced legislation to make the federal aviation administration establish minimum standards for how big seats have to be. he says it's not just for comfort, but for health and safety as well... noting that the f-a-a requires planes to be capable of rapid evacuation in case of emergency, but that quote "they haven't conducted emergency evacuation tests on all of todadas smaller seats." according to seat guru, the average width of an n rline seat has shrunk since the 19-90's from 18 and a half inches to 16 and a half inches. it's going to cost a little extra to visit universal studios in florida. a one-day adult ticket to one of universal's two orlando theme parks now costs 1-hundred and five dollars, which is up three dollars from last year. the cost of a park-to-park
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from 147. a family of four wishing to visit the universal theme parks should expect to pay at least 610 dollars. and that doesn't even include food and souvenirs. ford says it'll launch fr new s-u-vs in the next four years. the automaker says as millennials, boomers and global demand drives s-u-v growth, it expects the surge to continue into the next decade. ford isn't saying when or where the new vehicles will be added, but emphasizes that they're part of the company's global l an. ford says there are no plala to eliminate any her models. d you just might be le to get a tattoo inside one of whole foods' new millennial-focused "whole foods 3-65" shops, set to open later this the company says customers will see businesses operating within its "whole foods 3-65 stores" and those businesses could range from fresh-pressed juice stands to tattoo parlors. a website dedicated to the 3-65 stores says the company wants to papaner with startups... as well as established brands... to help
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thanks, kaitlyn. up next, ben's back with weather.. and we'll run down this morning's news headlines... and the band, o-k go is defying the laws of gravity.
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minute.
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this is how you say it's going to be okay to someone who just lost everything. that, yes, we'll find you somewhere to stay and yes, your children will have breakfast. every 8 minutes the red cross responds to a disaster and makes this promise.
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10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out t tonight! we won't get much relief from saididemperatures tomorrow either asase introduce flurries and snow w owers during the day. it's sasarday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our nothern and easternmost counties, s you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >>
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the sioux city teen accused of shooting of a police officer made his first court appearance yesterday. 18-year-old isaiah motherred is charged with two counts of attempted murder and five counts of first-degree robbery. he kept his head down during the court proceeding at the woodbury county law enforcement center. his bond was set at 300- thousand dollars. police say mothershed was in handcuffs when he grabbed a gun hidden in a sofa and shot officer ryan moritz in the leg as police investigated a robbery at a sioux city apartment early sunday morning. the wayne, nebraska community school district is proposing an 18-million dollar expansion project at the junior and senior high schools. last night, school officials outlined the plans, which include a new gym and performing arts center, plulua new building
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students. the superintenden t estimates it would cost property owners an extra 120-dollars per 100-thousand dollar valuation. the school board needs to approve the proposal within two weeks to get it on the may ballot. the charger dome is getting back in business. it was re-inflated thursday, after last week's blizzard took it down. briar cliff university uses the dome in south sioux city for indoor sports practices and softball gameses a crewewrom canada was flownwn into fix the dome. although it's been re- inflated, repairs still need to be made inside. briar cliff's athletic director hopes to re- open the dome next week. the launch pad children's museum is open for business! a ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the celebration yesterday and children and parents were invited to come in and check out the fun. the museum in downtown sioux city has been in works for several years. it will be open every day but monday. admission is e eht dollars. adults 65 and over pay six. a band tries to defy gravity,
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david daniel has it all in the hollywood minute.
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top concert sites, and such stars as madonna and u-two have joined the throngs paying tribute since the attack. for hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. >> coming up in our third half hour... when an alabama teacher wanted to coming up in our third half hour... when an alabama teacher wanted t tpropose to his rlfriend, he got his students involved. it's a proposal that involved an airplane.. iowa was trying to stay in first place last night against an indiana team that hasn't lost at home. we'll have the highlights from their game in the
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this friday, february 12th. coming up... we're learning more about what led up to the shooting of a sioux city cop last weekend as the suspect had his first court appearance. also, last week, heavy snow a a high winds battered briar cliff's domed
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crews have been working to repair the tear and re- inflate it. and a siouxand couple, who lost a child, turns their grief into generosity. while nothing can prepare you for that lost, they're helping other families going through the difficult time. and a perfect proposal. a teacher in alabama got his students involved when he popped the big question. that story is on the way. . but t rst, here's ben.
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snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >> the sioux ity teen accused of shooting a police officer early sunday morning had his first court appearance yesterday. isaiah mothershed's hearing laid out details of the crime that led to the shooting, and mothershed's arrest. ktiv's tiffany lane has more on that story.
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hidden inside the couch and shot officer ryan moritz in the leg. during the struggle, police said mothershed shot himself in his own thigh. su "18-year-oldldsaiah mothershed was released from the hospital wednesday ann booked into the woodbury counny jail. he's been chchrged with twwcounts of attempte murder and fe counts of first dgree robbery." thursday, mothershed made his initial appearance in court at the woodbury county law enforcement center. while answering judge todd hensley's questions, mothershed can be seen keeping his head down the entire time. the two charges of attempted murder include the night mothershed shot moritz as well as an incident two days before. on february 5th, police say mothershed and three others used a crowbar to enter a residence at 4538 polk street in sioux city where he fired a shot at one of the homeowners as she chased after him. mothershed's february 19th. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> mothershed's bond has been set at 300-thousand dollars. police say mothershed didn't live in the apartment
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two of the other suspects arrested that night, justin ferguson and jordyn delfs, lived there. the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon surrendered thursday. the holdouts were the last of a group that seized the malheur national refuge on january second. the occupiers were demanding the government turn over the land to locals and to release two ranchers imprisoned for arson. the group had been surrounded by armored vehicles on wednesday and escorted by f-b-i agents off of the property. at least 12 occupiers were arrested last week - including leader ammon bundy. concerns over water quality have risen nationwide as the water r crisis in michigan escalates. the high levels of lead found in flint water hah started raising questions about water quality here in siouxland. but, the water and sewer director for the city of norfolk, nebraska, says that's not an issue for his community. "water in norfolk meets or exceeds all epa requirements. we do test for lead and copper. those are the same test, we test for those at the same time, and those are completed every 3 years. we will
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june 1st and september 1st of this year." unlike flint, which had used surface water from a nearby river, norfolk uses watts says the epa requires action if lead levels are above 15 parts per billion. but, norfolk has consistently stayed well below those levels. high winds, and heavy snow, took a heavy toll on briar cliff university's charger dome during last week's repairs for the building have been going on all week. ktiv's tommie clark was in south sioux city yesterday as the massive dome was own back up.
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your mininon how long this is going to be down, where am i week, weeks, months, whatever it would have been," said briar cliff university head track coach, nate treinen. worldwide air structure assistance, or wasa, were flown up. at briar cliff university uses the charger dome at some point so deal for them." wasa had to investigate what exactly happened. "a massive snow slide that came down and hit the corner and the corner only has so much room to give so the fabric tore along the edge," said worldwide air structure assistance owner, b b jessome. it's been a weeks rth of work patching it up and thursday, it in the mean time, athletic teams have been traveling to different gyms for practice and... "softball had a tournament that was scheduled last weekend that we've had to cancel because of the dome there so we can play softball games in there too so all of our outdoor sports use it for something," said briar cliff university director of athletets, steve gast after overcoming some struggles of re-inflating the practice facility... people tugging on the dome then running to fix it. the dome is uu. in south sioux ccy, nebrbrska...tommie lark...ktiv
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repair work can now begin inside the charger dome. briar cliff's athletic director hopes to re- open the dome next week. it was a morning of musical inspiration for 25-hundred siouxland students. the sioux city symphony orchestra performed its annual fourth grade concert at the oreum theatre. the theme of the concert was guide." introduction of the instruments in the well as an opportunity to hear different emotions," said mark francis, executive director of the sioux city symphony orchestra. aftetelearning about the symphony, students heaea a story with t instruments. they so had the opportunity to sin along with the symphony to the "stars and stripes." one student says that was his favorite part of
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"at the end when it says 'by our might and by our right,' our would practice that at school, we'd get to do a little dance," said kennedy, a fourth- grader at leeds elementary school in sioux city. the symphony orchestra also "orchestras feed a arica." many of the studenen brought non-perishable food items to be donated to the food bank of siouxland. a teacher in alabama enlisted the help of his students to propose to his girlfiend. we'll show you how they pulled
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folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentinenes day will bring a risk south bbeeze and finally some better warming into the 30s thaa will stick around next week and eventually warm
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an alabama geometry teacher enlisted the help of his students to propose to his girlfriend. bryan henry has the story...
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the words 'marry me' on it." (nats: student) "i cut the strips that made the letters.." if you're wondering why a banner was necessary, well, bill brock is a pilot. this is the time lapse video he took as he and his gal flew over their home a week ago saturday. one-thousand feet below, marshall and her classmates laid it out perfectly in bill brock's backyard. (sot: dee chalopatham, fiance) "i couldn't believe it.." dee chalopatham saw the banner.. became temporarily stunned but said.. 'yes' after brock skillfully guided the plane with one hand and offered her the ring with the other. (nats) it's back in the classroom these days for bill brock, back to radicals, squares and all things geometry, a calculated assignment worked perfectly, one no one here in room 24 will never forget. (sot: student) "he put more thought into it and made it personal" (sot: bill brock, teacher) "she wanted to see the kids and sign up close" (sot: dee chalopatham, fianc0) "it was special, i felt special" >> iowa was trying to stay in first place last night against an indiana team that hasn't lost at home. we'll have the highlights from their game. and, south sioux city and sgt.
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big ten standings. ktiv's brad pautsch has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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1st half -- anthony clemmons gets it to mike gesell for the layup -- that gesell's 1000th career point -- he had 17 in this one. hawks down 15 in the first -- but peter jok htis a 3 pointer -- the lead is single digits. just before the half -- clemmons knocks down 3 more -- hawks only down 8 at the break. iowa gets the lead in the 2nd half - jarrod uthoff -- looks like he's shooting int thth driveway - 3 of hii 24. under 2 minutes left -- ioww down 7 - adam woodbury with the layin -- woody had 13 pts and 15 rebounds. the hoosiers hold off iowa's charge to win 85-78 -- it's indiana's sixth win over a ranked team this season. the lady cardinals -- 5-0 againstiowa ams this season. and south sioux got off to a great start. augusta thramer drives for the bucket and bonus. cards up 7- zip in a hurry. but sbl counters with 8 straight points to take the lead. josie clay misses once but puts back her own rebounds. warriors up by a point. sbl starts to solve south sioux's press -- but the warriors trailed by 22 at the half. the lady cardinals pull away. thramer with the steal -- to koko fischer for the 3-p-pnt play. . uth sioux stops sbl,l,1- 59. another inter-state battle between
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on, the eagles do a nice job breaking the press, and brooke hunwardsen is the beneficiary as she gets the basket, lawton-bronson is up two. elk point-jefferson gets it going -- alexis flynn picks up the loose ball and makes the shot, but the huskies are still down five. the huskies continue to hang in there, a nice pass leads to payton donnelly hitting the jumper, but the deficit is still five. the eagles take control -- lexi binder gets the pass and makes her shot -- she had 17, lawton-bronson gets a big victory, 49 to 46. watch more bsketball onsports fource extra at ten. in the meantime, go to ktiv.com. i"m brad pautsch with the sports fource morning
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more cold weather is on the way for siouxland today. ben's in next with the forecast. and a siouxand couple, who lost a child, turns their grief into generosity. how they're act is
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weekend won't exactly be a sweet one across siouxland. first off this morning, most will wake up to a fresh coating of snow on the roads, so plan for a morning commute a liitle on the slick side. today wwl also bring some adual sunshinenethat won't yield much in the way of warmth with highs only in the teens. tonight is when the real cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm
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time is a precious thing. no one knows that better than parents of children that are stillborn. you can never hold that baby enough... take enough pictures... take enough time... before they're taken away forever. but, sometimes, out of tragedy, some good may comeme ktiv's matt breen shows us how one family is helping others deal with the pain of losing a child.
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lisa cotter said. with little time to grieve, lisa was prepped for surgery. "we had an emergency c- section, and we delivered our daughter, evelynne, healthy," lisa cotter said. "and, our other daughter, elizabeth, was stillborn." "the rest of the day was like a bad dream," said jeremy cotter, father. a dream the famimi couldn't wake up fm... forced to celebrate life, and grieve death, at the same time. "we would have to ask a nurse to go and get our daughter's body from the morgue, or wherever they were keeping her cooled," jeremy cotter said. precious time for a grieving family. but, that grief led to an act of generosity. last month, the cotters started fundraising for what's called a "cuddle cot." made in the uk, the device allows a child's body to be cooled, at a
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body so it won't decompose. "we would not have had to send her back to the morgue... every time we were visiting with her," lisa cotter said. the cotters hope they can help other families, dealing with a loss, by donating a "cuddle cot" to unitypoint health- st. luke's, in sioux city. "we would have been able to have her with us whenever we wanted to see her," jeremy cotter said. mercy medical ceceer already has one. and, the cotters hope, one day, they'll be available to every grieving family in their time of need. >> the cotters will donate the "cuddle cot" to st. luke's, in elizabeth's name, on the anniversary of elizabeth's the cotters will donate the "cuddle cot" to st. luke's, in elizabeth's name, on the anniversary of elizabeth's death, february 23rd. they had enough money for the "cuddle cot" after just one month of fundraising. if you'd like to make a donation, you'll find a link to their "gofundme" page in this
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it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 4oday. let's go into that break with a look at some of the events on the ktiv-dot-com community
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good morning and welcome back. democrats hhlary clinton and bernie sanders squared off in another one-on-one debate. clinton used this debate to pose
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the millions of young voters supporting bernie sanders: can we afford to pay for the promises he's making? his response and a debate wrap up just ahead. also... wayne community schools is hoping to improve its facilities. a meeting last night laid out the school's plans to the public. we'll take a look at the project. and a big day for the launch pad children's museum in sioux city. the doors are open to the much anticipated project and it's ready for kids to learn and explore. not much learning and exploring outdoors day... it's a goododay to stay inside. ben?
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cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's saturday night when the main snow system will move through mainly our northern and easternmost counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-4 inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and nally some bbtter warming into the 30s that wwl stick aroond next week and evevetually warm into thehe0s! see graphs. >> nevada and south carolina weigh in on the presesential campaign. with just days to go, the candidates are doubling-down on their messages... and each other. tracie potts is in washington this morning with the latest, including last night's democratic debate.
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(sot: hillary clinton/ (d) "we should level with the american people about what we can do." (sot: bernie sanders/ (d) presidential candidate) "every proposal i have introduced has be paid for." the democrats last debate before south carolina focused hard on issues.. and president obama: (sot: hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate) "the kind of criticism that we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans." (sot: bernie sanders/ (d) presidential candidate) "madame secretary, that is a low blow." (nats ofofrump rally) republican frontrunner donald trump is ting aim at nearly all the competition... including ted cruz' latest ad: ("cruz campaign ad") (nats of "playing trump" ted cruz ad) (sot: donald trump/ (r)
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"i just hope you don't believe the crap because it's all crap, okay? they're lies, i mean they're lies." in the deep south... they're focusing on faith: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate) "a lot of people ask me, you know, shouldn't you u parate your faith from politics? and thh answer is you bettt hope that i don't." (sot: john kasich/ (r) presidential candidate) "'s in the hands of the lord what happens next." jeb bush is hoping to energize his campaign by bringing in his brother, former president george bush, monday: (sot: jeb bush/ (r) presidential candidate) "he is the most popular republican alive." today, more rallies in south carolina, but the candidates are also looking ahead. donald trump's in florida today. this weekend we'll see democrats in nevada and colorado. plus the republicans are getting ready for their debate in south carolina tomorrow. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> a u.s. magistrate from sioux city has been approved to serve as a judge on one of iowa's federal courts. senator chuck grassley announced that the u.s. senate unanimously approved the nomination of leonard strand, of sioux city. he will serve as a u.s. district judge for the northern district of iowa. president barrack obama nominated strand in june to replace u.s. district judge mark bennett. the nomination will go back to the president for final approval. strand graduated from the university of iowa law school in 1990 and had a private practice before becoming a magistrate in 2012. iowa utilities regulators met for the fourth day
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pipeline. a texas company wants to bury crude oil pipe under iowa farmlala. the iowatilities board is also considering whether to give the company, dakota access, the authority to force landowners to sign eements three-member board is also deciding on a hazardous pipeline permit for the bakken pipeline. environmental and property rights groups oppose it. supporters say it's the safest way to transport oil, and it will create jobs. climate change continues toe a sore subjeje in the political world, and it's association to global warming. on tuesday the u.s. supreme court dealt president barack obama a blow by moving to temporarily block his administration's rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. u.s. senator mike rounds, of south dakota, agrees with the high court's decision. the republican thinks we should continue to pursue renewablele energy throughout the country.
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typepe of energy out there. we should be pursuin wind energy. we should also be pursuing more hydro- electric energy. we ought to be making coal as clean as we possibly can, but there's nothing wrong with looking at nuclear power as well," said senator mike rounds, south dakota senator. in a statement, the white house press secretary said, quote "we disagree" with the court's action. state senators in south dakota are debating a bill that may change which bathroom and locker rooms some rushmore state students use. the bill would require students to use lockers and restrooms that match the biological sex of the person at birth. the state house of representatives has already approved thelan. democrats in pierre call the bill "government overreach." proponents of the plan believe this measure would protect the privacy of south dakota students. "it seems like a pretty common sense idea and i'm quite convinced that the vast majority of people in south dakota support the bill," said south dakota representative, , m bolili schools must provide "reasonable accommodatio ns" for transgender students
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one-person bathroom among other accommodations. wayne community schools is proposing a new gym and performing arts center at both the junior and senior high. the plan also includes a new building for kindergarten and preschool students. last night, community members were able to hear the vision and give their feedback on the proposal. if the school board moves forward d th the plan, it wouou becomeme bond-issue. it's projected to be an $18- million dollar project. wayne schools added a preschool program this year. that program is currently in a leased building. the superintenden t says getting a building for those students and kindergarten would be the next step. "our elementary enrollment is really near capacity at that building so a preschool/kinderga rten facility will certainly help alleviate some of the pressure as far as the amount t students that go to school thehe," said mark lenihan, wayne community schools superintendent. a bulk of the cost of the projt would be the junior and senior high school additions. if it gets approved, lenihan says they're
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increase about $120 annually per $100,000 valuation of your home. a decent percentage of those paying are farmers, who aren't certain they want to pay more money. "now we're wlooking at a $7 to $8 increase per acre, which is quite a hit, at a time when corn is $3.50 a bushel and beans are $8.25," said steve lutt, a farmer in wayne. to get this on a may ballot, the school board would need to approve it in the next two weeks. after years of planning and building, the lauch pad childeren's museum finally held its grand opening yesterday. many gathered to celebrate the hard work of all who were involved. the event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony with area chamber of cocoerce membmbs. parentntand kids were invited to take part in a a the fun. organizers say it was a great feeling to see this dream become a reality. "there's really no words to describe the emotions that i'm feelin there's just so much all mixed in. the best part is to see how many people are benefiting from this," said debbie bernstein-lacroix,
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officials with the museum say they hope it will bring more tourism to downtown sioux city, and that it will be another r eative outlet for thth area. "no matter what you're doingngr whwhe you're from there'e' somethininto do here. it's a really great atmosphere, really fun, and really educational. it's great, and i love it,"said marcus langseth, develpment & special events coordinator for sioux city community theater. the museum is open everyday, but mondays. admission is eight dollars. 65 and older are six, and kids under a year old get in free. hundreds of people in italy took part in a battle of oranges this week. we'll show you their fruit fight in today's what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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hundreds of people armed with fruit took part in a battle royale in northern italy earlier this week. it was the battle of oranges - part of annual carnival festivities in the town. several organized groups of locals hurled tons of oranges at each other during the fight. the tradition dates back to the
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still ahead this morning... bruce springsteen is getting ready to release an autobiography. plus...the eagles plan to honor glen frey at the grammy's. that and more, headed your way,
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on the tonight show last night, jimmy fallon had kristen wiig on
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on the show tonight ray romano, lucy hale, and brandi carlile. you can catch the tonight show with jimmy fallon right here on ktiv at 10:35 after news 4. he was born to run... and now bruce springsteen is sharing stories about it all. the rock legend is releasing an autobiograph y. according the publisher-- the usuay private singer gan discreetly working on the book in 2009. it will be titled 'born to run'... and will tell stories of springsteen's childhood and his drive to become a musician. "born to run" should hit the shelves on september 27th. the eagles will honor their late member glenn frey at the grammy awards monday night. fray died last month at the age of 67. his former bandmates will give him a special salute him at the grammy's in los angeles. they'll be e ined by signer jacon browne, who co-wrote eagles' first hit "take
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friday al- nfl quarterback robert griffin iii is 26 sarah- actress christina ricci is 36 al- actor josh brolin n 48 sarah- actor-talk k ow host arsenio hall is 60 al- actress joanna kerns is 63 sarah- rock singer michael mcdonald is 64 al- author judy blume is 78 sarah- basketball hall-of-famer bill russell is 82 al- baseball hall-of-fame sportscaster joe garagiola is 90 our first 4 on 4 birthday of the week is colton from cleghorn, iowa.
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birthday on wednesday, february 3rd. colton likes helping on his family farm and riding the 4-wheeler. next up is jobe, crofton, nebraska who turned four this past monday, february 8th. jobe likes dinosaurs, he loves puppies and his favorite color is blue.e. celebrating another monday, february 8th birthday is elle. she's from laurel, nebraska. elle likes going to preschool, helping on the farm and doc mcstuffins. braden from wayne, nebraska turned four on tuesday, february 9th. braden enjoys playing with tractors, trucks, cars, playing with friends, and attending pre-school. celebrating a thursday, february 11th birthday is kutler. he's from le mars, iowa. kutler enjoys fafaing with his dad and grandpa, spepeing time with cousins and playiyi basketbaba around t house with his two sisters. and ivy from holstein, iowa i's celebrating her birthday today, friday, february 12th.
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with her sisters, and she plans to spend her summer at the baseball field with her baseball coach, dad. dodoou have a siouxland kid celebrating a fourth birthday? send us their picture about a week ahead of time, some fun facts about them and we'll put it on friday 4 on 4's. >
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siouxland from 6 pm friday through 9 am saturday while it won't be anything close to a repeat of f e groundhog day blblzard, this valentinene day weekekd won't exactly be aweet one across siouxland. first off thisorning, most will wake up to a fresh coating of snow on the roads, so plan for a morning commute a little on the slick side. today will also bring some gradual sunshine that won't yield much in the way of warmth with highs only in the teens. tonight is when the real cold arrives with lows dipping below zero and wind chills reaching into the - 10s and -20s in most spots, so bundle up if you're going out tonight! we won't get much relief from said temperatures tomorrow either as we introduce flurries and snow showers during the day. it's turday night when the maman snow system will movevethrough mainly our northern and easternmnmt counties, so you folks could see anywhere from 2-2- inches of the white stuff. the rest of us including those in/around sioux city will get a bit less than that as this completely exits sunday morning. the rest of valentine's day will bring a brisk south breeze and finally some better warming into the 30s that will stick around next week and eventually warm into the 40s! see graphics. >>
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morning, we'll run down the top headadnes from across siououand. and d e penguins at the london zoo got a special treat. they're spreading the love ahead
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officer made his first court appearance thursday. 18-year-old isaiah mothershed is charged with two counts of attempted murder first-degree robbery. he kept his head down during the court proceeding at the woodbury county law enforcement his bond was set at 300- thousand dollars. police say mothershed was in handcuffs when he grabbed a gun officer ryan moritz in the leg as police investigated a robbery at a sioux city apartment early sunday morning. the wayne, nebraska community schoolistrict is proposing an 18-million dollar expansion project at the junior and senior high schools.
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outlined the plans, which include a new gymnasium and performing arts center, plus a new building for kindergarten and preschool students. the superintenden t estimates it would cost property owners an extra 120-dollars per 100-thousand dollalavaluation. the school board neeee to apprpre the proposal within two weeks to get it on the may ballot. the charger dome is getting back in business. it was re-inflated yesterday, after last week's blizzard took it down. briar cliff university uses the dome in south sioux city for indoor sports practices and softball games. a crew from canada was flown into fix the facility. although it's been re- inflated, repairs still need to be made inside. briar cliff's athletic director hopes to re- open the dome next week. the launch pad children's museum is open for business! a ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the celebration thursday and children and parents were invited to come in and check out the fun. the museum in downtown sioux city has been in works for several years. it will be open every day but
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dollars. adults 65 and over pay six. > penguins at london zoo were given special treats yesterday ahead of valentine's day. the penguins were given their favorite fish served in
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zookeepers said it's to get the penguins in an amorous mood to mark the start of the breeding season.
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good morning. cuddle up. valentine's day weekend off to a bone-chilling ststt.
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16 in new york. 8 in boston. if you think that's cold, al says, just wait. standing by herrmannman. hillary clinton comes to the president's defense during the debate. >> the kind of criticism we've heard from senator sanders about our president i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone runningng for the democrcric nominatioio to succeed presidenttobama. low blow. >> will that strategy help or hurt her? machete attack. a man storms into an ohio restaurant and randomly slashes four people. >> this was a brutal attack. >> the suspect eventually shot and killed by police. the fbi investigating. wicked big air. >> history goesdown.. backflip for the crowd. >> boston's iconic fenway park

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