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temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. winds are calm. we've got mostly sunny skies radar, but some beginning to creep in nebraska. we'll have today near 40 degrees.omorrow will present big blizzard warnings out across most of forecast is coming up - your news starts now. "announcer: "now live from kcau-tv in
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this is abc9 news this midday.... " " jess: good morning and thanks for joining us this midday. i'm jess plue ... lukas voss has the morning off. the day has finally arrived after months of campaign stops and t-v ads. tonight iowa caucus goers will take the first step in presidential nominees. be bringing you team coverage all day and night... city and in des moines. jess that is where we begin our newscast this mornings. we are joined by tim seaman, who is down at caucus central. tim, can you break down how the caucus works? tim they will be holding a caucus, which essentially means a meeting where each party will choose its nominee. there will be almost 1,700 of them across the state from town halls to living rooms. run by individual members of parties, iowans
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democracy in its purest form. republicans and democrats will each meet separately to choose a candidate. both meetings can take up to two hours before they come to a final choice. republicans discuss candidates and then cast their votes. democrats work a little differently. if a candidate can't get enough of the vote, he or she is eliminated and those voters are expected to swing towards another candidate. democratic caucuses also allow for more opportunities to switch sides or lobby others to change votes. one of the reasons caucuses were set up this way was to help bring regular voters into the process. " " " " suggested was if a should be a local a local caucus system, so everybody can get involved." iowa moved up its caucus in 1972 to become the nation's first election. tim
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the winner here has gone on to nominee including president obama., it doesn't always happen. either way, iowans take these seriously and show up. matt porter, your local election adquarters. jess and make sure to your caucus coverage today... as we bring you team coverage we have special from 6:30 to 10... from des moines, in addition to our regular news casts at 5, 6 and 10. jess clinton sat down rehnstrom following her rally at the sioux center. here's what she had to say about rural america. jenna says, "here in our rural communities, our farm communities. what specifically would you do to help them grow their economies?" secretary clinton says, "i think we have to diversify theeconomy in rural america and that includes right here
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governor tom vilsack. i think rural america and small towns when it comes to new energy - clean and renewable, energy that will be based on products, not only even waste to be creative, we industries. i think solar has proven to farms, we have to for more local are really able to markets around the world." jess and g-o-p frontrunner donald trump is today. at the crowd at the electric park ballroom in waterloo. the stage around then later today he will be joined by sarah palin in
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jess: donald trump was in sioux city last night... drawing hundreds of siouxlanders at a rally downtown. here's more from that event, " hundreds of eager people packed into the orpheum theater in sioux city sunday night to hear donald trump at his final campaign stop before the first in the nation caucus monday. attendee's ranged from curious spectators:"i'm an undecided voter right now, i'm listening to all the candidates to find out which one is first, electable, and two that will do the job once they come into office" to trump enthusiasts: "trump really seems like a real guy who really cares about the american people" and all the spectrum inbetween:"i know trump, so when he says he's going to do something, he's going to do it" with veteran support being one of trump's main campaigning points, it came as no surprise that a large number of veterans came out to support trump in return. "so if we're going to be 30th in the world with politicans leading the country then maybe it's time to change direction
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the confidant candidate rallied supporters by promising to crack down on illegal immigration into the u-s, increase business to aid in paying off the country's debts, and as always... "we are gonig to make america great again and go back to winning victories" as of jan. 30, trump leads the republican party with 28 points, thats five more than runner-up for the republican nomination, ted cruz, with 23. jess senator rand paul was in des moine earlier this morning. the gop hopeful tired of pre-determined by the polls. paul also said that even though this caucus season has been strongly focused on polling, he thinks they are not the determinging factor "but the polls have been notoriously wrong. so, we'll wait. let's see what the vote looks like. we think we're going to surprise a lot of people." rand paul is currently tied with jeb bush for 5-th place in the
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standings. jess spencer will have to hear from carson. dr carson will be speaking at the living word ministries from this afternoon. currently polling iowa. jess two men accused year-old boy in wisconsin have been arrested in storm lake, iowa. 23-year-old sergio ortiz-raygoza and 22-year-old eric were wanted on other charges. they're currently being held in the buena vista county jail while they await extradition proceedings. authorities were told on sunday that the two suspects may have been in the storm lake area. the two men were wanted in connection to a gang related drive by shooting wisconsin back on january 22nd. during that old austin ramos abdomen while he father's car. the storm lake police department was able to suspect's
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the suspects were spotted getting into the vehicle. authorities stopped the car a short while later and took the two men into custody. jess: the norfolk city council will be asked to change their mind tonight about a new speedway being built just outside the community. here's paul hughes with the details. "the norfolk city council will be asked tonight to reverse a decision of the norfolk planning commission. the appeal concerns amendments approved january 5th to a conditional use permit for the off road speedway, allowing two more special races each year and racing on sunday night in the case of weather postponements. tonight's meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in the city council chambers at 309 north 5th street. with little comment, the lower elkhorn natural resources district has adopted rules and regulations for requiring flow meters on all irrigation systems in the district. the rules and regulations set an implementation date for the flow meter requirement of january, 2018. they establish a process for certification, installation and maintenance of the meters, and allow for existing meters to be grandfathered
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the mayor of norfolk will be honored this spring by her alma mater. norfolk catholic high school has announced the six individuals and groups to be enshrined in the school's hall of fame class, including mayor sue fuchtman, class of 1970. the inductees will be honored with a banquet and ceremony on april 23rd. those and more stories can be heard on news talk wjag, lite rock 97.5 and 106 kix. " jess: still to come... we will speak to analyst, cokie roberts, we'll bring you the latest updates on the caucuses tonight. scott:
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scott:good morning siouxland and thanks for joining us this midday. let's get a check of conditions outdoors on the port neal welding company skycam hd. temperatures are in the 30s throughout most of the area. we have pretty calm windswe have a winter storm headed our way tomorrow. with that, we'll have
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strong winds. we'll put that into motion with our stormcast hd where an area of low pressure is going to spin out of the mountains and with that. snow will begin this evening. that snow will persist throughout the day on tuesday. visibilities will be compromised and roads will be hazardous tomorrow. today's high is 37. the low clouds and snow after 7 pm. it'll snow throughout the day tomorrow and we'll
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here's the 7 day forecast. good morning siouxland and thanks for joining us this midday. let's get a check of conditions outdoors on the port neal welding company skycam hd. temperatures are in the 30s throughout most of the area. we have pretty calm windswe have a winter storm headed our way tomorrow. with that, we'll have snow totals near 1 foot and very strong winds. we'll put that into motion with our where an area of low pressure is going to spin out and with that. snow will begin
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snow will persist throughout the day on tuesday. visibilities will be compromised and roads will be exceptionally hazardous tomorrow. today's high is 37. the low tonight is 27 with clouds and
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it'll snow throughout the day tomorrow and we'll have very poor travel conditions. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: jess:
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caucus with, cokie
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morning... how're hillary clinton holds a sliver 3 point lead over bernie sanders, how can she avoid another 2008? can she lose both
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still get the democratic nomination? is it expected with a 5 point lead that
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republican nomination over ted cruz and marco rubio? why or why not? cokie roberts / dc bureau / iowa caucuses (12:30- 1:30pm/et)
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mr. food has a great recipe for a breakfast snack to go along with your morning
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r puck-suh-tawn-e phil will see his shadow. so howard has a recipe for a rise 'n' shine muffin that'll be welcomed beyond a shadow of a doubt. "i want to give you a heads up that tomorrow is ground hog day. so after you get up and make your morning coffee, you're going to want to see if punxsutawney phil sees his shadow. let's hope he doesn't so we can say "goodbye winter". and while you're waiting, we have a rise 'n' shine muffin that'll go perfect with your coffee. we
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together some melted butter, a bit of milk, an egg and a splash of vanilla together until they're well combined. now to that, we add our dry ingredients which is simply; some flour, sugar, baking powder and a touch of salt. once the batter is smooth, we gently stir in some fresh raspberries. we want to be careful not to break them up. and now for the part that turns ordinary muffins into extraordinary spoon the batter into muffin cups, we top these with a mixture we made by combining some flour and brown sugar with a bit of don't be surprised if everyone begins sticking their heads
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bedroom doors while these are baking. no, they're their shadow, but of our forecast.
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snow throughout the day tomorrow and we'll have very poor travel conditions. here's the 7 day forecast.today's high is 37. the low tonight is 27 with clouds and snow after 7 pm. it'll snow throughout the day tomorrow and we'll have very poor travel conditions. here's the 7 day forecast. " " jess: welcome back.
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