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siouxland to raise awareness about the problems many people face with their hearts. a little foggy on my way to work this morning. > we're learning more about saturday's horrific shooting spree in michigan... ...which left six people dead and 2
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the suspect is due in court today to face murder charges. police do not yet have a motive. reid binion reports.
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maybe a mile from my house, got a telephone call, after that call he started driving erratically. we were kind of driving through medians, driving through the lawn. once he came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away." perhaps even more bizarre, a source with knowledge of the investigation says dalton picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings. investigators think he was looking for even more fares after the final attack. i'm reid binion, reporting. >> two men were sent to a sioux city hospital yesterday afternoon with stab wounds. authorities say they were called to the 1500 block of pierce street around 1:45 yesterday afternoon. police arrived on scene and found two adult brothers suffering from stab wounds. no word as to the reason behind the stabbing. sioux city police say both people injured were taken to mercy medical center. at this time neither of the men's injuries appear to be life threatening. suffering from the stab wounds aren't overly cooperative at this point with our investigation, but the investigation's indicating that they possibly inflicted the wounds on each other," said
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the names of the brothers are not being released. a man accused of attempted murder has been charged. 36-year-old jeremy werneburg was arrested in sac county, iowa on wednesday. he had been on the run since sunday night when authorities say he intentionally ran a man down with his car outside a bar in carnarvon. friday, he was transferred from webster county jail to sac county jail and appeared before a judge. werneberg was charged with attempted murder. he does have other charges in webster county having to do with his arrest. his preliminary hearing is scheduled for february 26th. fiji is struggling to recover from tropical cyclone winston, which killed at least eighteen people and left 80-percent of fijians without electricity. downed power lines and flooding are hampering relief efforts after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the island chain. strong winds and torrential rains rippped up homes and cut communications
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nation of about 900- thousand people. the government declared a 30-day state of emergency, with schools ordered to close and a nationwide curfew extended. the cyclone hit late on saturday and packed winds of 143 miles per hour with gusts up to 202. the iowa court of appeals will hear an appeal this week filed by the former operator of the argosy riverboat casino in sioux city. the case challenges decisions made by the iowa racing and gaming commission. the belle of sioux city, which is a subsidiary of penn national gaming co., argues that regulators were wrong to grant a license for what has become the land-based hard rock hotel & casino sioux city. previous rulings in the case have supported regulators. the case will be the last of three to be heard in a session that begins at 2:30 p.m. in the iowa judicial branch building in des moines. safety, size, and service. three reasons the orange city fire department wants to expand their existing station. ktiv's michelle schoening went
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speak with community members about the expansion.
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and city funds. one community member says the vote is a definite yes. "it's very crowded in here. they need work to move, they need work to take care of the equipment and to get their gear on," said sandy nibbelink, expansion supporter. until then the fire chief says they will continue to work with what they have. in orange city, iowa, michelle schoening ktiv news four. >> a couple sioux city organizations held their rather large annual fundraisers saturday night. sioux city's n-double-a-c-p chapter held their freedom fund banquet at the convention center. the banquet is to honor students and community members making a difference, it also doubles as a fundraiser. artwork of martin luther king jr. done by sioux city school students was on display. while the event honors difference makers, serious issues are also talked about, including preventing discrimination, voting rights and how an indiviudal can positvely impact those issues. "sioux city is not a bad place to live," said flora lee, president of the
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just like any other community but i think we do try quite often to work on those issues. i think we do need to chip away at looking at discrimination and inequalities in our community." this is the only fundraiser the chapter does each year. just across the missouri river at the marina inn, the special troopers adaptive riding school hosted a big fundraiser. they use horses and dogs as therapy for physical, emotional and socially challenged individuals. the executive director says about 80 percent of funding comes from donations. contributions also help keep operating costs low which helps keep the program running. "horses are expensive," said stacy pedersen, executive director of stars. "we have 18 of those in our herd. that would be a big componet of taking care of our horses making sure that they are well fed and well doctored. farrier is expensive." and there was a familiar face on
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ktiv's matt breen was the emcee. if you own a drone, you're required to register it before you fly it. coming up next, what you need to know to avoid fines and possible jail time.
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where some areas could see a quick snow dusting. the remainder of tomorrow will be on the cloudy side again with highs near 40, and that's about where most of the rest of this week's highs will be. with the exception of another slight chance of an overnight snow shower or two wednesday night, the rest of the forecast looks dry and mild with a mix of clouds and sunshine. see graphics. >> drone owners are required to register their device with the f-a-a. the rule was announced last year... before an estimated 1 million drones were sold for the holidays. only 300-thousand registered in the first month since the rule took effect but now, unregistered drone owners could face serious consequences. mark barger explains.
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birds..... and planes.... have lots of company in the skies these days. and with the popularity of drone aircraft rising steadily drone owners need to get squared away with the faa. (sot: roger cheng, cnet executive editor :13-21) "this registration is a way for the faa to keep tabs on drone owners and basically anyone who's got a drone that's over half a pound or under 55 lbs has to register" it's a simple online process... users pay 5 dollars for a three-year registration with the faa... and they're presented with safety guidelines. (sot: michael huerta, faa administrator :31-39) "we want to raise public awareness, for many operators of unmanned aircraft, particularly hobbyists, they may not be aware of what the rules are" the f-a-a also has an app called before you fly ("b4ufly") that shows the flying rules wherever you are. nats "warning-no fly zone!" even small drones can pose potential problems... so the f-a-a hopes education will help reduce collisions with other aircraft, as well as property damage and injury. (sot: roger cheng, cnet
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definitely have to be mindful of the people around. they could actually be dangerous if you hit somebody." even if you're just flying drones for fun... not registering could mean consequences not-so-fun. (sot: roger cheng, cnet executive editor 1:09- 1:20) "there are some penalties civil up to 27 thousand dollars and criminal fine of up to 250 thousand dollars, including imprisonment. so, there are some repercussions if you don't register that drone." it's a big responsibility. ..but one that offers.... sky high reward. mark barger, nbc news. >> along with the weight parameters for the drones, the registration is for drones purchased before december 21st of last year. if you got one after that date...say, for christmas, you're supposed to have registered before that drone takes to the air for the first time. straight ahead on news 4 today.... mercy medical center held a heart expo. we'll have the details on how the hospital is helping siouxlanders keep their hearts healthy.
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one local hospital held an expo sunday to inform locals about heart healthy decisions. ktiv's tommie clark has the story of one siouxlander who says his life was saved because of last year's expo.
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a lack of education," said cardiac electrophysiologist, dr. fayaz hakim. the kelley family came for the second year in a row, and they say it means a lot. "i don't think he would be here today if we wouldn't of came a year ago and went through the seminar and the technicians discovered what they did discover and it was pretty scary," said gary kelley's wife, helen kelley. because of last year's heart expo, gary kelley found out his right carotid artery was completely blocked and his left was 95% blocked. the following day mercy got him in for an appointment and three weeks later he had life-saving surgery. "and otherwise if i wouldn't have had the surgery possibly within a period of the next 4 or 5 months i possibly could have had a stroke," said gary kelley. and now kelley is back to show his appreication for mercy's heart center. "i'm back here just because i wanted to come back not only because of the goodies to munch on, but also to take the tour again and visit with people who take care of me kelly had his arterys checked again this year and they are completely clear. in
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along with the regular mercy expo, there was the first ever teen heart expo. they talked with teens about they can do to think about their heart health. there were lots of activities like a caffeine education station where teens could learn how much is too much. teens also learned about exercies they can do at home that don't need a lot of expensive equipment. there was also c-p-r education. "i'm just hoping that they're a litte more conscious of the decisions they make every day. we don't always need to make a huge lifestyle, but simple changes can make a difference. we just hope that it will be a life time of good decision making for them," said mercy rn and coordinator of community health education, shannon patton. doctors say it's important to know your cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure numbers. also, stay active.
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your risk of heart disease. the weather is looking pretty good for this week. ben's in next with the details. and we'll meet the kid being called a genius. he can name all the presidents, states, and capitals. and he's only 4. that story is coming up after
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while many of us can't name all four-year-old in north carolina can name every one of them by heart - and also knows all the states and their capitals. kristen hampton inroduces us to the whiz kid.
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recognizable faces. (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "i'm good if you do it in order or not." unless you're 4 year old tommy johnston. (kristen hampton/repo rting) "this president is-- " (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) if you're a little rusty with fear... (kristen hampton/repo rting) "that is millard fillmore." a 4 year old is here to take you (names presidents) tommy has been sponging up knowledge... since before he was old enough to talk about it. (man) "whatever he can learn he wants to learn. and we have to check him sometimes because we don't think he's right. i'm about 0-10 on that." (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) (names presidents) "i'm going to go--" (woman) "you getting bored?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "no i'm getting tired." tired of schooling you on just presidents. (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) (names planets) "but pluto is not a planet." (kristen hampton/repo rting) "aww why?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "he used to be. he was the sized of neptune. now he shrinked." educational milestones for a 4 year old suggest they should be
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shapes. tommy-- (kristen hampton/repo rting) "what is the capital of georgia?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "atlanta." knows all the states... (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "california, sacramento." and all their capitals. if you're wondering just how this guy got to be so smart... the answer is as simple as he is cute. (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "i want to know new things." >> 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 to news 4 today. some of the stories you'll see coming up... democratic and republican presidential hopefuls are switching states this week. republicans are heading to nevada for a tuesday vote. democrats are heading to south carolina where primary voters decide on saturday. the latest from the campaign trail. also... you try to swerve to avoid the clunks and thuds, but hot hitting the time of year is nearly impossible. while many streets are in rough shape after the warm up, sioux city crews are and a siouxland teenager is undergoing intense treatment to regain movement after a stroke.... not something most teens have to worry about. we'll meet the 15-year-old and his family as they work together to regain his strength. that's in today's healthbeat 4
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flipping the script this week: democrats compete in south carolina. the republicans caucus in nevada - the exact opposite of last week. tracie potts is in washington with more on where they're focusing on this week and beyond.
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getting ready to square off in south carolina this weekend. hillary clinton is popular with the large african-american electorate: (sot: jon ralston/ nbc news political analyst :40-:50) "if she wins big in south carolina and people think she will do then she's going to have tremendous momentum going into next weekend and the super tuesday states and it's just a real problem for bernie sanders." (sot: bernie sanders/ (d) presidential candidate :59- 1:03) "we are listening to the african american community." clinton's looking ahead: ("cnn state of the union") super burned in (sot: hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidate 1:05-1:07) "i'm in texas right now. i'm in houston." flash "we're reaching out to everybody." texas, one of those 13 super tuesday states that could further narrow this race. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> secretary of state john kerry said sunday that a "provisional agreement" has been reached on a ceasefire in syria's five- year civil war. kerry spoke yesterday at a joint news conference after meeting with the jordanian foreign minister in amman. he said he spoke earlier in the
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to discuss terms of a ceasefire and the two now must reach out to the parties in the conflict. he said he hoped president obama and russian president vladimir putin would talk soon and that after that, implementation could begin. the supreme court hears cases today for the first time since antonin scalia. the court is now evenly split ideologically among its eight members. president obama plans to objection of republicans who say that job should fall to his successor. dordt college hosted the 5th annual stem fest over the weekend. stem stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. on saturday, more than 150 kids were able to experience hands-on activities in the stem field... from a virtual reality lab to coding computers. it was all in hopes of sparking an interest in the stem fields for young iowans. "you had to make the struddiest bridge with the least amount of money. and the least expensive was about $420,000 so that can show how expensive bridges can be," samm eester, inwood, ia. "we got interactive, we got to
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for those who love school," said alex klarenbeek, larchwood, ia the day-long event is a partnership between dordt college, northwestern, iowa state extension and outreach, and the iowa governor stem initiative. winter brings a number of driving hazards, but one always seems to pop up when the snow starts to melt. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with experts about how a pothole can affect your vehicle, and what your city can do about it.
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steer, but that's not all... "it effects tires, it breaks the belt inside the tire if it's a large enough pothole," said alignment specialists owner, rick coury. you can tell if your suspension is out of whack if the vehicle vibrates on highway speeds... car starting. ...or pulls to one side. tire rotating. "potholes can happen anywhere, but they're especially common this time of year when the snow starts to melt." "potholes are a problem that's caused by moisture and we have a lot of that in winter. right now where we're at with temperatures and you have the freeze, thaw, freeze, thaw snow melt that gets under the layers of pavement and starts breaking them out," said woodbury county engineer, mark nahra. some potholes have already been fixed but, the real work won't start till late march and early april... "looking at this spring of having more potholes, quite a few more then we had last year. last year we had somewhat of a mild winter and this year we've had a whole lot worse winter," said city of sioux city field services street superintendent, ed pickens. close encounters with craters happen far too often for many siouxlanders, so next time you see one, experts say try to slow down and give yourself enough time to avoid hitting it. in sioux
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vehicles of all types are affected by potholes, including motorcycles. and people will be back on their bikes as soon as the weather warms up. and, potholes can create even bigger issues for those motorcyclists . rooster's harley- davidson's sales manager says it happens all too often and if it does, the wheel usually has to be replaced. "it can damage a lot of stuff. it can jar shocks, it could actually blow seals out of forks, it can definitely bend a wheel we've seen that on occasion so pretty harsh on things," said rooster's harley-davidson sales manager, cory tucker. he says to be aware of your surroundings and watch where you're riding to avoid those craters. the city of sioux city and woodbury county work to fill those potholes with asphalt continuously. but, depending on the size and where it's located... the asphalt could last 3 weeks or 3 years.
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prevent potholes, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle. if driving at night, travel on well-lit roads and always slow down. if you can't avoid a pothole, brake before hitting it so there's less damage to your tires. lastly, watch out for those workers on the road because they want the pothole filled just as much as you do. "we just ask that citizens when they see that pick-up truck with the red light going and guys in the bright yellow out working that they're careful around them," said woodbury county engineer, mark nahra. the city of sioux city streets department says they've noticed in recent years that filled potholes are lasting longer. but, if you notice a pothole, you can call the county office or your city's street division to report it and they will fix it as soon as they can. the steins and vines beer & wine festival was held at the sioux city convention center on saturday. 40 breweries and 12 wineries with booths are listed on the events website.
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breweries were on hand. it's a sampling event where people go booth to booth taste testing beers or wine. while it's fun for event goers, those on the other side of the booths are having just as much fun. "it's a lot of fun," said pat kealiher, a brewer with west o beer. "it's a great way to get out there, get your name out there and see what people have to say about your beer. there's nothign better than watching people enjoy something that you take a lot of pride in." coming up next, one siouxlander is coming back strong after a stroke. we'll share his story with you in healthbeat 4. ben: and i'll have your complete
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wednesday night, the rest of the forecast looks dry and mild with a mix of clouds and sunshine. see graphics.
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strokes can strike at any age, even before birth. ktiv's sheila brummer shows us the journey of a siouxland teenager trying to recover after such a setback in today's healthbeat 4 report.
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5:01 "there was a blood clot that formed between point a the heart and point b the carotid." doctors don't know for sure what caused the massive bleed. but, the damage was severe.. 75% of the right side of his brain impacted. after emerging from three weeks in a coma, sam didn't even have the muscle strength to even get out of bed. 6:05 "on my end it's patience. for his part, it's hard work and determination." sam spent three months in an inpatient treatment facility. three times a week with physical therapist dr. tim saulsbury. 2:44 "i have been at this at more than 20 years. 2:46 maybe a couple a three times i have seen young people like this have stroke. not very many." dr. saulsbury measures sam's progress by small steps. his left side still partially paralyzed. nat snd (if it works) "while sam is bearing weight with his left arm he's drawing with his right arm." but, the shear "force" of his work ethic and young age should move things along. 3:08 "when someone give the effort he has given. they are going to
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and two they are guaranteed success," said dr. saulsbury. sam's dad says facing such a crisis made the bond with his son and four other children stronger. 10:55 "it's changed our lifestyle. it's changed how we think of the future and how we cherish our kids." and sam-- shy even before the stroke-- wants to share one simple message. :18 stroke." with chief photographer jordan ogren, sheila brummer, ktiv news 4. >> sam who is a freshman at hinton high school travels to lincoln, nebraska for outpatient treatment. it's the same place where he spent three months in recovery. friends and family have organized a benefit to help the vaught family. it takes place on tuesday, march 8th in sioux city at the launchpad children's museum from
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a lawsuit is filed against a major movie theater chain. why the company could be in big trouble, when we come back... and netflix is changing they way they give you recommendations.
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> stocks were mostly lower friday, led by losses in basic materials companies. several retailers also fell. but technology stocks bucked the trend and moved higher. the dow slipped 21 points to finish at 16,391. the tech-heavy nasdaq gained nearly 17 points, and the s&p edged down less than a point. a class-action lawsuit has been filed against a-m-c theatres... claiming the chain makes it hard for blind people to enjoy going to the movies. here to bring us that story and other business news of the
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thanks guys. according to the lawsuit filed in san francisco, a- m-c offers audio- description devices to blind customers. however, a-m-c rarely provides appropriate, functioning audio- description devices to blind customers. those listed in the lawsuit say the devices are often unavailable, have a low battery, or play the wrong audio descriptions. the lawsuit also claims a-m-c staff sometimes hand blind customers devices intended for those who are deaf. gas prices continue to drop. according the lundberg survey.. the average price for a gallon of gas is $1.77, down a nickel from two weeks ago.. and 56-cents below the price of gas one year ago. prices haven't been this low since 2008. crude oil costs have steadied.. and analysts say the latest price drop may be the last unless oil prices go back up and stay up. wholesale prices for refiners have already increased in the past couple days. are you traveling by air for spring break?
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book your travel now or you chance paying up to 30 percent more on spring break airfare. it analyzed popular spring break destinations to help families and college students save on airfare. it found travelers who booked spring break tickets last week saved up to 30 percent on average compared to last minute bookers. and netflix knows it only has seconds before you move on to something else. so... it's rolled out a multimillion-dollar recommendation system for its new global audience. before, recommendati ons were based on where you lived, but going forward, recommendations will be based on the viewing habits of customers from around the world. netflix's aim is to give you exactly what you want to watch when you want to watch it.
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coming up after the break, ben's back with the forecast. plus, we'll run down the top stories from around siouxland. and fans are getting ready to celebrate 30 years of ferris bueler. that story and more, straight ahead in the
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clouds and sunshine. see graphics. >> > here are the stories making headlines this monday morning in siouxland. sioux city police are investigating a stabbing that sent two brothers to the hospital yesterday afternoon. it happened at a home in the 15-hundred block of pierce street. the names of the men have not been released. authorities say theii injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. police say the men appear to have stabbed each other, but were not being very cooperative with investigators. the orange city, iowa fire department is making a pitch to the public to support a 3-point-5 million dollar expansion project. an open house was held at the fire station on saturday. the current station was built in 1973. fire chief dennis vanderwel says it's too small for today's needs. he says there's not enough room for the men to get their gear on without bumping int each other. he says there's also a lack of ventilation that exposes the firefighters to high levels of diesel exhaust. a public bond vote is set for march 1st. sioux city's mercy heart center hosted a heart expo yesterday. a guided tour gave people a behind-the-scenes look at the hospital's cardiac labs. mercy doctors and nurses filled people ininn how their procedures work and how to take good care of their hearts. doctors say to know your numbers- including your blood sugar, cholestral and blood pressure.
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city convention center as siouxlanders sampled craft beers and wines on saturday. 40 breweries and 12 winenees offered up a taste of their products at the annual "steins and vines" festival. many of the beers and wines are produced in the region. "steins and vines" is also a fundraiser for local charity. what are the connections between two different movie awards? how about between emma watson and ferris bueller? david daniel has the answers in the hollywood minute.
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short." the movie won the university of southern california's "scripter award," for the year's best cinematic adaptation of the written word. so whattso the last five winners, incncding "thehemitation game," "12 years a slsle," and "argo," wen on to win the adated screenplay oscar. (nat) emma watson's year off! the british actress and u-n women goodwill ambassador says she's taking a year away from acting. in an interview with feminist bell hooks published in "paper" magazine, watson says she'll spend that time working on her "he for she" campaign for gender equality, and what she calls "personal development," including reading at least one book a week. (singing) ell, shake it t p, babb.." and it's been 30 yearss since ferris bueller's day off," so get ready for "ferris-fest," a celebration in chicago, where the film takes place. events planned for the may weekend include a screening, a tour of filming locations, and a re-creation of that famous parade scene. with the hollywood minute, i'm david daniel. >> coming up in our third half hour.... he might just be the smartest kid you'll ever see. we'll show you the boy who can name all of the presidents, states, and their
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and the coyotes play their final game in the dakota dome. highlights of usd against denver
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good morning. thanks for joining us on this monday, february 22nd. coming up in this half hour of news 4 today... new details are emerging after a horrific mass shooting in michigan. the kalamazoo community is still reeling from the hours-long shooting spree saturday. the suspect is due in court today as police continue searching for a motive in the rampage that left six people dead members of the orange city fire department are hoping to make improvements to their facility. they say the station is outdated and it's causing concern for the safety of their
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saturday's horrific shooting spree in michigan... which left six people dead and 2 others hospitalized. the suspect is due in court today to face murder charges. police do not yet have a motive. reid binion reports.
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before the rampage described troubling behavior. (matt mellen/uber passenger) "we got maybe a mile from my house, got a telephone call, after that call he started driving erratically. we were kind of driving through medians, driving through the lawn. once he came to a stop i jumped out of the car and ran away." perhaps even more bizarre, a source with knowledge of the investigation says dalton picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings. investigators think he was looking for even more fares after the final attack. i'm reid binion, reporting. >> two men were sent to a sioux city hospital yesterday afteoon with stab wounds. authorities say they were called to the 1500 block of pierce street around 1:45 yesterday afternoon. police arrived on scene and found two adult brothers suffering from stab wounun. no word yet as to the reasonon behind the stabbing. sioux city police say both people injured were taken to mercy medical center. at this time neither of the men's injuries appear to be life threatening. "individuals involved that were suffering from the stab wounds aren't overly cooperative at this point with our investigation, but the investigation's indicating that they possibly inflicted the
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other," said siouxuxity police sgt. jeremy mcclcle. the names wf the brothers are not being released. an ida grove man accused of attempted murder has been returned to siouxland to face charges. 36-year-old jeremy werneburg was arrested in fort dodge last wednesday. hee had been o othe run since sunday night when authorities say he intentionally ran a n down with his car outside a bar in carnarvon. friday, he was transferred from webster county to sac county and appeared before a judge. he was formally charged with attempted murder. he does have other charges in webster county having to do with his arrest. werneburg will be back in court for a preliminary hearing on friday. fiji is struggling to recover from tropical cyclone winston, which killed at least eighteen people and left 80-percent of fijians without electricity. downed power lines and flooding are hampmping relief efforts after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the island chain. strong winds and torrential
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communications and water service across the nation of about 900- thousand people. the government declared a 30-day state of emergency, with schools ordered to clolo and a natiwide curfew extended. the cyclone hit late on satury and packed winds of 143 miles per hour with gusts up to 202. the iowa court of appeals will hear an appeal this week filed by the former operator of the argosy riverboat casino in sioux city. the case c cllenges decisions made by the iowa racing and gaming commission. the belle of sioux city, which is a subsidiary of penn national gaming, argues that regulators were wrong to grant a license for what has become the land-based hard rock hotel & casino sioux city. previous rulings in the case have s sported regulators.. the case will be the last of three to be heard in a session that begins at 2:30 tomorrow afteroon in des moines. safety, size, and service. three reasons the orange city fire department wants to expand their existing station. ktiv's michelle schoening went
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expansion supporter. until then the fire chief says they will continue to work with what they have. in orange city, iowa, michelle schoening ktiv news four. >> the sioux city chapter of the n-double-a-c-p chapter held it's annual freedom fund banquet on saturday.. the banquet is to nor students and community members making a differen, it also doubles as a fundraiser. artwork of martin luther king jr. done by sioux city school students was on display. while the event honors difference makers, serious issues are also talked abouou including preventing discrimination, voting rights and how an indiviudal can positvely impact those issues. "sioux city is not a bad place to live," said flora lee, president of the sioux city naacp. "we have our issues just like any other community but i think we do try quite often to work on those issues. i think we do need to chip away at looking at discrimination and
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this is the only fundraiser the chapter does each year. just across the missouri river at the marina in the special troopers adaptive riding school hosted a big fundraiser. they use horses and d gs as therapy for physically, emotionally and socially challenged individuals. the executive director says about 80 percent of funding comes from donations. contributions also help keep operating costs low which helps keep the program running. stacy pedersen, executive director of stars. "we have 18 ofofhose in our herd. that would be a big componet of taking care of our horses making sure that they are well fed and well doctored. farrier is expensive." and there was a familiar face on the emcee. coming up next, we'll meet the
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genius. he can name all the presidents, states, and capitals. and he's only 4. and i'll have your complete
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four-year-old in north carolina can name every one of them by heart - and also knows all the states and their capitals. kristen hampton inroduces us to this whiz kid.
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knowledge... since before he was old enough to talk about it. (man) "whatever he can learn he wants to learn. and we have to check him sometimes because e don't think he's right. i'm ababt 0-10 on that." (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) (mes presidents) "i'm going to go--" (woman) "you getting bored?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "no i'm getting tired." tired of schooling you on just presidents. (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) (names planets) "but pluto is not a planet." (kristen hampton/repo rting) "aww why?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "he used to be. he was the sized of neptune. now he shrinked." educational milestones for a 4 year old suggest they should be able to name some colors and shapes. tommy-- (kristen hampton/repo rting) "what is the capital of georgia?" (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "atlanta." knows all the states... (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "california, sacramento." and alaltheir capitals.. if you'u'e wondering g ust how this guy got to be so smart... the answer is as simple as he is cute. (tommy johnston/sma rt kid) "i want to know new
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south dakota plays its final game at the dakotadome. highlights from usd versus denver.. just ahead.. plus - the iowa state men take on t-c-u without one of their biggest stars. sportsfource rning wrap is
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the drama between iowa state head coach steve prohm and star forward jameme mckay continued over the weekendnd ktiv's mark freund has more the sports fource morning wr.
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second time this season on saturday night. but the cyclones had to do it without one of their biggest stars -- again. jameel mckay didn't see the floor in i-s-u's 92-83 win over the horned frogs. head coach steve prohm said that mckay didn't play as a coach's decision. without mckay on the floor, the cyclones got out-rebounded 43-to-31 - t-c-u came into the game in 8th place in the big 12 in rebounding. as for scoringng the rest of the team picked up the slack - georges niang scored 27 points, abdel nader had 24 and deonte burton 23. after the game - prohm - not to excited to talk about mckay... "it's for the best interest of where we want to be down the road," said prohm. "we're excited to move on to west virginia. thatat it. it was my decision, and there's really not much more e it." "he was available to play if i wawaed to put hiin. halice didn't play the other night at baylor. it's my decision, and what i want to do, and that's it. it's no more or no less. obviously, we need jameel to be great. everybody in this room knows it. our team knows it, and he'll be ready to go, and our team will be ready to go. it's going to take a tremendous effort to win at west virginia,
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know that." monday night's game against west virginia is at 8 o clock on espn. prohm says mckay will be available to play that game. next season, the south dakota basketball teams will move into a brand new arena after 37 seasons in the dakotadome. saturday, the coyote women sent the dome out with a victory over south dakota state. today the men tried to do the same. it was also senior day as the coyotes hosted denver. opening possession for usd - trey norris goes baseline, pulls up and hits the jumper - norris scored 10 as u-s-d got out to a 10-4 lead. 7 minutes in - yotes up 4 - tre burnette - with the nice take to the cup - u-s-d up 12-to-6. later, coyotes holding on to a 1- point lead - tyler flack with the steal and the slam - flack had 10 points, 9 boards. then , cutting to the hoop is burnette - the senior had 14 points - five coyotes scored in double figures - balance has been u-s-d's m-o this season. but it'' denver that gets the last laugh - joe rosga a eats the buzzer with a three to end the half - the pioneers spoil u-s-d's dakotadome finale, 76-to-71. for more sports, you can head on over to our website, ktiv.com. i'm mark freund with the sportsfource morning wrap. have a great day."
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we probably won't see a lot of sunshine today, but there's no snow in the forecast. ben's got the details after the break. and mercy medical center held a heart expo over the weekend. how they're helping siouxlanders
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one local hospital held an expo sunday to heart health was the focus was on heart health sunday at mercy medical center. ktiv's tommie clark has the story of one siouxlander who says his life was saved because of last year's expo.
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people have knowledge it gets rid of the fear," said mercy cardiology medical director, dr. jerome pierson. one doctor who specializes in abnormal heart rates, says more people need to learn about the technology we have today. "i have seen the people who have been suffering from everything else for a long time because of a lack of education," said cardiac electrophysiologist, dr. fayaz hakim. the kelley family came for the second year in a row, andndhey say it means a lot. "i don't think he would be here today if we wouldn't of came a year ago and went through the seminar and the technicis discovered what they did scover and it was pretty scary," said gary kelley's wife, helen kelley. because of last year's heart expo, gary kelley found out his right carotid artery was completely blocked and his left was 95% blocked. the following day mercy got him in for an appointmtmt and three weeks later he had life-saving surgery. "and otherwise if i wouldn't have had the surgery possibly within a period of the next 4 or 5 months i possibly could have had a stroke," said gary kelley. and now kelley is back to show his appreication for mercy's heart center. "i'm back here just because i wanted to come back not only because of
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also to take the tour again and visit with people who take care of me kelly had his arterys checked again this year and they are completely clear. in sioux city, tommie clark, ktiv news 4. >> along with the regular mercy expo, there was the first ever teen heart expo. they talked with teens about what they can do to think about their heart health. there were lots of activities like a caffeine education station where teens could learn how much is too much. teens also learned about exercies they can dodot home that don't need a lot of expensive equipment. there was also c-p-r education. "i'm just hoping that they're a litte more conscious of the decisions they make every day. we don't always need to make a huge lifestyle, but simple changes can make a difference. we just hope that it will be a life time of good decision making for them," said mercy rn and coordinator of community health education, shannon patton. doctors say it's important to know your cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure
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your risk of heart disease. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. we'll head into the break with a look at some of the events on
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good morning and welcome back to news 4 today. some of the stories you'll see coming up... democratic and publican presidential hopefuls are switching statat this week. republicans are heading to nevada for a tuesday vote. democrats are heading to south carolina where primary voters decide on
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trail. also... you try to swerve to avoid the clunks and thuds, but avoiding the pototles during this time of year is nearly impossible. while many streets are in rough shape after the warm up, sioux city crews are making repairs to the road. and the fur was flying in pennsylvania at the mascot convention this weekend. their gathering also earned them a world record. that's later in n at's trending. it'a foggy morning in siouxland... but we can see meteorologist ben donbach on the weather patio... morning ben!
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overnight snow shower or two wednesday night, the rest of the forecast looks dry and mild with a mix of clouds and sunshine. see graphics. >> democrats and republicans are flipping the sipt this week: democrats compete in south carolina. the republicans caucus in nevada - the exact opposite of last week. tracie potts is in washington with more on where they're focusing this week and beyond.
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long way from being won." behind him, there's a race between ted cruz and marco rubio: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate :16- :18) "what happens in vegas is not saying in vegas." rubio hasn't won a state yet. but cruz isn't winning his key group: evangelicals. in south carolina, they voted for trump: (sot: tetecruz/ (r) presidentiti candidate :26- :31) "there a division of opinion and the course of a primary is an ongoing conversation." the democrats are getting ready to square off in south carolina this weekend. hillary clinton is popular with the large african-american electorate: (sot: jon ralston/ nbc news political analyst :40-:50) "if she wins big in south carolina and people think she will do then she's going to have tremendous momentum going into next weekend and the super tuesday states and it's just a real problem for bernie sanders." (sot: bernie sanders/ (d) presidential candidate :59- 1:03) "we are listening to the african american community." clinton's looking ahead: ("cnn state of the union") super burned in (sot: hillary clinton/ (d) presidential candidat 1:05-1:07) "i'm in texas right now. i'm in houston." flash "we're reaching out to everybody."
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tuesday states that could further narrow this race. i'm tracie potts in washington, now >> secretary of state john kerry said sunday that a "provisional agreement" h hs been reached on a civil war. kerry spoke yesterday at a joint news conference after meeting with the jordanian foreign minister in amman. he said he spoke earlier in the morning with russian foreign minister sergei lavrov to discuss terms of a ceasefire and the two now must reach out to the parties in the conflict. he said he hoped prprident obama and russian president vladimir putin would talk soon and that after that, implementation could begin. the supreme court hears cases today for the first time since the death of associate justice antonin scalia. the court is now evenly split ideologically among its eight members.s. president t ama plans to nominate a replacement, over the objection of republicans who say that job should fall to his successor. dordt college hosted the 5th annual stem fest over the weekend. on saturday, more than 150 kids were able to experience hands-on activities in the science, technology, engineering, and math
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lab to coding computers. it was all in hopes of sparking an interest in the stem fields for young iowans. "you had to make the struddiest bridge with the least amount of money. and the least expensive was about $420,000 so that can show how expensive bridges can be," samm eester, inwood, ia. "we got intective, we got to build certain things and it was just a fun learning experience for those who love school," said alex klarenbeek, larchwood, ia the day-long event is a partnership between dordt college, northwestern, extension and outreach, and the stem initiative. winter brings a number of driving hazards, but one always seems to pop up when the snow starts to melt. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with experts about how a pothole can affect your vehicle, and what your city can do about it.
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vehicle's suspension takes a hard hit... cars. "this is real floppy and it should be solid. it's a ball and joint socket is what happens and when you impact it hard you break that lose and that's what has to be replaced because that affects your steering," said alignment specialists owner, rick coury. fixing a tire. in time, the socket will snap off and you won't be able to steer, but that's not all... "it effects tires, it breaks the belt inside the tire if it's a large enough pothole," said alignment specialists owner, rick coury. you can tell if your suspension is out of whack if the vehicle vibrates on highwawaspeeds... car starting. ...or pulls to one side. tire rotating. "potholes can happen anywhere, but they're especially common this time of year when the snow starts to melt." "potholes are a problem that's caused by moisture and we have a lot of that in winter. right now where we're at with temperatures and you have the freeze, thaw, freeze, thaw snow melt that gets under ththlayers of pavement t d startstsreaking them out," sd wobury county enginee mark nahra. some potholes have already been fixed but, the real work won't start till late march and early april... "looking at this spring of having more potholes, quite a few more
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we had somewhat of a mild winter and this year we've had a whole lot worse winter," said city of sioux city field services street superintendent, ed pickens. close encounters with craters happen far too often for many siouxlanders, so next time you see one, experts say try to slow down and give yourself enough time to avoid hitting it. in sioux city...tommie clark...ktiv news 4. >> vehicles of all types are affected by potholes, including motorcycles. and people wililbe back on their bikekeas soon as the weather warms up. and, potholes can create even bigger issues for those motorcyclists . rooster's harley- davidson's sales manager says it happens all too often and if it does, the wheel usually has to be replaced. "it can damage a lot of stuff. it can jar shocks, it could actually blow seals out of forks, it can definitely bend d wheel we've seen that on occasion so pretty hsh on things,"
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sales manager, cory tucker. he says to be aware of your surroundings and watch where you're riding to avoid those craters. the city of sioux city and woodbury county work to fill those potholes with asphalt continuously. but, depending on the size and where it's located... the asphalt could last 3 weeks or 3 years. and, not much can be done to prevent potholes, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle. if driving at night, travel on well-lit roads and always slow w wn. if you can't avoid a pothole, brakakbefore hihiing it so there's lele damage to your tires. lastly, watch out for those workers on the road because they want the pothole filled just as much as you do. "we just ask that citizens when they see that pick-up truck with the red light going and guys in the bright yellow out working that they're careful around them," said woodbury county engineer, mark nahra. the city of sioux city streets department says they've noticed in recent years that filled potholes are lasting longer. but, if you notice a pothole, you can call the county office or your city's
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theyeyill fix it as soon as they can. the steins and vines beer & wine festival was held at the sioux city convention center on saturday. 40 breweries and 12 wineries with booths are listed on the events website. lots of local and regigial breweries were on hand.t's a sampling event where people go booth to booth taste testing beers or wine. while it's fun for event goers, those on the other side of the booths are having just as much fun. "it's a lot of fun," said pat kealiher, a brewer with west o beer. "it's a great way to get out there, get your name out there and see what people have to say about your beer. there's nothign better than watching people enjoy something that you take a lot of pride in." 138 mascots gathered in philadelphia yesterday to do the electric slide. we'll show you their attempt at breaking a world record in what's trending.
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a mascot convention of sorts brought together furry fanatics from near and far. check this out. 138-mascots doing the electric slide.
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cure" raises money to combat childhoodancers. they brought together the costumed characters in philadelphia to try and break the guinness world record for the 'largest gathering of mascots in one location. and they did it! now the guinness people just need to verify
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still to come this morning... 50 cent will testify in court after declaring bankruptcy and then posting a picture with several thohoands of dollars. plus... a very personal item of john lennon's was sold at auction over the weekend. we'll tell you how much a lock of the singer's hair went for, when we
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you have to wonder what john lennon would have said about this. a four-inch lock of his hair sold on satuay -- for 35-thousand dollars. a director at heritage auctions in dallas described it as - quote - "the largest lock of john lennon's hair ever offered at auction." a hair dresser on the set of "how i won the war" -- starring lennon -- clipped the beatle's hair for the movie part in 1967.
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is from the u-k and collects entertainment mementos. bill cosby's wife camille is scheduled to give her deposition in a defamation suit against him this morning. the comedian's attorneys are still fighting to stop it... eieit women have sued bill cosby they claim he portrayed them as liars, after they publicly accused him of sexually them. they're among 50 women who have leveled sexual misconduct allegations against cosby. he denies any wrongdoing. cosby faces separate criminal charges of sexual assault in pepesylvania. rapper "50 cent" will have to explain his instagram pictures to a he filed for bankruptcy last pictures of himself with piles of cash.
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of 100-dollar bills that could easily add up to 50-thousand dollars. the rapper, whose real name is curtis jackson, says he's been driven into bankruptcy by lawsuits. he's facing financial claims by his ex-girlfriend, as well as a bank and the headphone company "sleek audio". the claims add up to 29- million dollars. monday, february 22 sarah -- actress drew barrymore is 41 al -- singer james blunt is 42 sarah -- actress- comedian rachel dratch is 50 al -- world golf hall of famer vijay singh is 53 sarah -- basketball l ll of
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freezing too which might cause a few roads (especially untreated ones) to become a bit slick, so plan for a slightly longer morning commute today. the rest of the day will be cloudy with highs near 40 before a disturbance moves through the area tonight which will bring some light rain perhaps switching over to some light snowowarly tomorrow morning where e me areas could see a quick snowowusting. the remader of tomorrow wilbe on the cloudy side again with highs near 40, and that's about where most of the rest of this week's highs will be. with the exception of another slight chance of an overnight snow shower or two wednesday night, the rest of the forecast looks dry and mild with a mix of clouds and sunshine. see graphics. >> when we come back on this monday morning, we'll run down the top headlines from across siouxland. and an optical illusion has photographers going crazy
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here are the stories making headlines this monday morning in siouxland. sioux city police are investigating a stabbing that sent two brothers to the hospital sunday afternoon. it happened at a home in the 15-hundred block of pipice street. the names of the men have not been released. authorities say their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. polili say the men appear to have stabbed each other, but were not being very cooperative with investigators. the orange city, iowa fire department is making a pitch to the public to support a 3-and a half million dollar expansion project. an open house was held at the fire station on saturday. the current station was built in 1973. fire chi dennis vanderwel sasa it's too small for today's needs. he says there's not enough room
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without bumping into each other. he says there's also a lack of ventilation that exposes the firefighters to high levels of diesel exhaust. a public bond vote is set for march 1st. sioux city's mercy h hart center hosted a aeart expo on sunday. a ided tour gave people a behind-the-scenes look at the hospital's cardiac labs. mercy doctors and nurses filled people in on how their procedures work and how to take good care of their hearts. doctors say to know your numbers- including your blood sugar, cholestral and blood pressure. it was a full house at the sioux city convention center as siouxlanders sampled craft beers and wines on saturday. 40 breweries and 12 wineries offered up a taste of their products at the annual "steins and vines" festival. many of the beers and wines are produced in ththregion. teins and vines" is s so a fundraiser for local charity.
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about their relationnip.. and her husband's interview with sese penn. thossstories, and. all is week, we'e taking o internships! first p, we'll find out if al's "up for the job," as he interns at the world-famous san diego zoo. when we see you, here on today. >> we've got a cool video to show you this morning from yosemite national park. it's called "firewall"... and it happens only aroun this time of the year. the optical illusion looks like fire flowing off a cliff. but park rangers say it's actually the sun glowing through a waterfall. the angle of the sun has to be just right, which happens only for a couple of weeks in
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good morning. unstoppable? with two wins under his belt and candidates dropping out of the race, donald trump in pole position for the nomination and feing confident. >> you're going to get so tired. you're going to say please, please, mr. president, we can't stand it anymore. we don't want to keewinning. we can't stand it. and i'm going to say, i don't care. we're going to keep winning. we're going to make america great again! >> othe democratic side, hillary clinton reenergized
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with two more contests this week and super tuesday eight days away, is there anything left that could shake up this race? facing justice. the uber driver suspected inhe michigig shooting rampage that killed six people and injured two others, due in court today. now we're learning he may have picked up fares in the middle of his alleged shooting spree. >> i kind of jokingly said to the driver, you're not the shooter, are you? >> this morning, what witns are saying about their interactions that night. high powered pressure. the head of the fbi urges apple p hack into the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. why he says everyone needs to take a deep breath. senior moment. a 1010year-old woman fulfills a lifelong dream, visiting the president and first lady. >> i thought i'd never get into

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