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>> made in georgia scott: good morning and happy monday! clouds rolling through on the port neal welding company sky cam hd. temperatures, still around our morning lows, holding steady in the upper 20s. today stubborn clouds will linger, and won't let us warm much, temperatures staying in the low 30s. mech warmer tomorrow, and rain/snow possible on christmas. details next, but first here's jessica with your local news! "announcer: "now sioux city, iowa... this is abc9 news this midday.... " " jessica rae: thanks for joining
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we're learningng more today aboutthe death of a wrestler this weekend up in spencer as a preliminary the teen likely causes jessica rae: the clay county says they'll now be investigation to examiner, who will conduct the teen's body. passed away at spencer hospital according to roberts, a 220- pound wrestler, was rushed to the emergency room... after collasping on the mat during spencer high's invitational wrestling tournament. a go-fund me account has been set up to help the roberts family to help,p,isit our siouxland- matters-dot-com. jessica rae: the race for includes a smaller republican field. lindsey graham is dropped out of the race and there's a new war between hillary clinton and donald trump after saturday's debate. abc's megan hughes has thehe detailil " donald trump has
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that musli celebrated in new jersey after 9/11 to tweets sharing debunked black murder statistics. but today trump told matt lauer in a phone interview on the today show saying he wants an apology from the democratic c frontrunner for unsubstantiated statements. sot - trump i will demand an apology from can be the messenger. i will from hillary. she should apologize. the demands stem from this claim made during saturday's abc news democratic debate? sot - clinton he is becoming isis's best recruiter. they are going to people showing videos of donald trump muslims in order to jihadists. unable to prove such a video exists? her communications week? palmieri social media by isis as propaganda. she didn't have a particular video in mind, but he is being campaign now has and two suspended- sanders said he's clinton's voter sot - sanders yes i apologize lindsey graham
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i am spending my campaign but never my commitment? the candidates who are in are crisscrossing new hampshire. marco rubio in rochester- sot - rubio "i want us to be the united states of america. the single greatest nation in the history of mankind. megan hughes tag: the new hampshire primary is fifty days away. on the republican side-- trump has a sizeable lead in recent polls, with cruz, rubio, and christie all close for the second place spot . " jessica rae: hilllly clinton will be getting a on the campaign trail... from her husband. bill clinton has behind-the- campaigning and for his wife... the office he used to hold. playing a more visible role in hillary clintotos campaign. over the weekend, she announced her husband will join her on the campaign in she said they're much ground in they can. and her main opponent for the democratic bid...
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tonight... but there has been a change of venunufor his visit. bernie sanders' is now being held at the sioux city convention street. at 7 p.m.... 6. sanders' camign organizers say the venue changed due to overwhelming turnout projections. jessica rae: last night blocked off parts of the vegas strip plowed into pedestrians. police say a drove up onto the sidewalk, hitting at least one person was killed. were injured, seven critically. it happened near the planet hollywood hotel... where the miss universe pageant was taking place. authorities later detained the driver. right now, authorities say it's not clear whether the accident was intentional or she was impaired. "( capt. peter boffli/las vegas metropolitan police dept.) "we definitely know that this accident...we cannot determine whether it was an act of terrorism. we do not know whether it was intentional. so, currently right all the information and all the testing abilities that we're doing on this individual is to
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doing the proper investigation, impairment or anything to that matter. but currently right now this has not been determined to be any act of terrorism." jessica rae: details are time... news for further updates if you're one of headed to california to watch the hawkeyes in the rose bowl.. we have details on a party you won't want to miss. the battleship u- angeles, california , is helping celebrate the hawkeyes in a big way. a free pep rally is being held at the historic battleship. the rally is taking place on thursday the 31st....from noon until five...and it's free for all io[ans. hawkeye apparel is encouraged. for mo information visit their webiste, pacific battleship-dot- com. jessica rae: newly released data shows the cityf norfolk is experiencing a labor shortage here's paul hughes with the details. "the latest statistics show the norfolk area number one - and that is not a good&
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unemployment rate for madison, pierce and stanton counties in november was 2.1- percent - the lowest reported in the state. norfolk economic development director courtney dentlinger says the effort to increase the area workforce will include encouraging former residents to move back to the e ea and stem theheide of youth outmigration. three nebraska communities - including two in northeast nebraska - have received community development funding distributed by the state. the department of economic development awarded a total of nearly $84,000 to clearwater, roca and schuyler. the federal community development block grant money will help schuyler update its comprehensive plan and will allow clearwater to conduct housing and blight studies. a grant from the nebraska office of highway safety will provide 7,000 addition hours of enforcement targeting impaired drivers through january 3rd. according to administrator fred zwonecheck, 78 alcohol-related fatalities were recorded in nebraska last year. those and more stories can be heard on news talk wjag, lite rock 97.5 and 106 kix. "
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this year black friday saw a record number of gun sales across the country... ananwith that came the applicicions for concealed carry permits. while there were only about 4 point-7 million permits issued in 2007....according to the crime prevention research center, that number rose to around 12 point 8 million in 20-15 ... and while iowa doesn't require "shoot to qualify" tests... or in-person training to obtain a carry permrm.. experts believe it's key. "we need tbe thouroughly trained if you want to be an asset to this community versus just a potential risk." jessica rae: if you are interested in getting your permit or just brushing up on your shooting skills ... click on this story on our website... that'ssiouxlandmatters- dot-com for more information. jessica ra it is hottest item on many christmas lists... i'm talking about the fit bit... why does everyone want one? and how does it benefit you? i decided to find out... "rae: it's called a fit-bit, and if you haven't already
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it looks like simple wrist watch, but it more... specialist devon gurnett explains "devon gurnett: "people are going to be using them for pedometers or just tracking their steps but they can also be used for tracking fitness time, sleep that is a big one use for getting a because it is so you can track or with the different downloads." rae: so how does it work? you sync your fit-bit to your smart phone or tablet, and it tracks your every move... something gurnett says, motivates people to better themselves... "devon gurnett: "people tend to be a lot more active because they become competitive with themselves on average someone that starts using a fitness tracker they are 20-40% more active because they see wh their goals are and then since they usually track their goals - they won't stop or end their day until they meet their goals." rae: so if you are lookininfor the perfececgift this
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a healthy lifestyle one step at a time... a fitness tracker may be just what you need! and next week on get going... if you aren't a member of a gym, or you don't have any workout equiptment at home... but you do havava smart phone... i'llllhow you the best apps to keep you in shape all year long. be sure to tune in at 5 and 6 a-m next mond for the story. jessica rae: still to come... tis the season for ugly christmas sweaters... and after the break... i'll show you how people around the country are showing them off in a unique way. scott: cooler today, warmer tomomrow, and rain/snow possible on christmas. forecast after the break. " "
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cooler today, but i'm looking forward to tomorrow. scott: clouds rolling through on the sky cam. we had a warm low of 28, and we're still there... upper 20s right now. still some issues with fog, low visibilities, especially in nebraska and nw iowa. temperatures in the upper 20s, a lighter wind so wind chills aren't too bad. today, clouds are here to stay, keeping temperatures steady in the low 30s. still mostly cloudy tonight. our front is pushing east with clouds
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pressure stem our front pushes pressure moves wind from the high pressure, and another approaching front... it will get breezy tomorrow, temps near 50. that front wednesday, but until it's farther front we had last night. clouds linger behind as we set up for a series of systems, one that forecast for christmas.today, cooler with stubborn clouds. high 32. tonight, still mostly cloudy, low 25. tomorrow, much different. still cloudy but breezy, guing to 30 and much warmer, high 47. after that, 30s linger on the 7-day. slight snow chance thursday, rain/snow
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winter! solstice darkness, making it the shortest day of the year! jessica rae looking forward to low of 28, and we're still there... upper 20s right now. still some issues with fog, low visibilities, especially in iowa. temperatures lighter wind so wind chills aren't too bad. today, clouds are here to stay, keeping temperatures steady in the low cloudy tonight. our front is pushing east with clouds left behind. stormcast hd, we have a cooler high pressure system with a north wind. our front pushes east and the high pressure moves wind from the high another
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and very warm tomorrow, temps near 50. that front makes its way on dnesday, but doesn't materialize until it's farther east, just like the front we had last ght. clouds linger behind as we set up for a series o o systems, one that puts rain/snow in the forecaca for christmas.day, cooler with stubborn clouds. high 32. tonight, still mostly cloudy, low 25. tomorrow, much different. still cloudy but breezy, gusting to 30 and much warmer, high 47. after that, 30s linger on the 7-day. slight snow chance thursday, rain/snow possible for christmas. also, it is the first day of winter! solstice occurs at 10:48 tonight, 15 hours of darkness, making it the shortest day of the year! jessica rae scott: looking forward to that winter warmth tomorrow, thanks
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elisa! jessica rae: well check this out elisa... dozens of runners donned their ugliest attire for some holiday-themed exercise. an ugly sweater run was held in atlanta on saturday. from tutu's to onsies...folks oudly displayed from tutu's to onsies...folks proudly displayed their christmas worst. not... only ugly christmas weekend. baltimore, denver, philadelphia and tempe, arizona also held ugly sweater runs on saturday. jessica rae: after the break... howard will tell us all about a special side dish that will become a staple of the holiday season. stay tuned for the recipe! jessica rae:
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away from christmas... and howard has a side dish to add to our holiday feasts... that will become a staple of your holiday table!
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"howard is in the mister food test kitchen making christmas peas for you holiday feast!!!! " "howard is in the mister food test kitchen making christmas peas for you holiday feast!!!! " jessica rae: mister food test kitchen making christmas peas for you holiday feast!!!! " "howard is in the mister food test kitchen making christmas peas for you holiday feast!!!! " jessica rae: if you would like a copy of that recipe you can send us a self addressed stamped envelope here to a-b-c 9 news. our address is 625 douglas street. the zip...51101. be sure to write "christmas peas" on your request. or you can visit our website...siouxlan d matters dot com. and click on the mr. food logo.... jessica rae: coming up after the break... the host of one the world's biggest beuty pagents made a pretty big mistake last night i'll explain up next jessica rae:
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talking abouthe world is talkininabout... the wild ending to the miss universe pagaent. miss colombia was crowned the winner last night... but there was one problem... she didn't actually win. host steve harvey just announced the wrong name. abc's tj holmes here with that. "quick nat "miss universe 2015" miss columbia reigned supreme as miss universe for apapoximentaly two and a half glorious minutes...... nats her wking down the aisle and then this happened...... 2:52 i have to apologize. the first runner up is columbia. (record scratch) 3:29 miss universe 2015 is phillipinnes. st steve harvey correcting himself.....annoucing the winner is really miss phillipinnes...... harvey: take your first walk as miss universe. creating one of the most awkward
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history..... a chorus of boos fill the hall....... (put all of steve's bite in) 4:39 listen folks let me....this is exactly whats on the card. i will take responsibility for this......all the way to.....its been a great night. and with that steve is off.....leaving the ladies to sort it out..... miss columbia's crown gently removed.......bestowe d on the rightful winner...... afterwards the 21 year old colombian tv presenter and sofia viagara look alike....graceful in defeat..... miss colombia backstage: "everything happens for a reason so i'm happy... i'm happy for all that i did, for becoming this dream. i'm so happy." (source: miss colombia reax backstage.mp4) her fellow contestants -- in her corner... nats - backstage: "we love you colombia!" (ladies cheering) (source: miss colombia reax backstage.mp4) miss philippines struggling to find the words to describe her awkward crowning moment... miss philippines backstag very umm... non- traditional crowning moment, isn't it? it's very, it's very 2015..." (awkward crowning)
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of our forecast. stay with us. of our forecast. stay with us. jessica rae: today is the last
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submisour christmas tree contest all you have to do to enter is message me on facebook or email me (jrae@kcautv.com ) pictures of your best decorated tree- your pictures will air live on our newscast... the winner will receive 4 musketeers tickets and will be announced
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jessica rae scott: tonight, still mostly tomorrow, much different. still cloudy but breezy, gusting to 30 and
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