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now know when the akron man accused of murdering his mother will stand trial.the date is set for opening arguments in the trial of 43- year- old jonathan neunaber 3 plymouth county district judge steven andreasen has set may 10th as the first day of the trial. this comes after the judge ruled neunaber competent to stand trial last month.he's charged with 1st degree murder in the death of his mother... whose body was discovered along with that of neunaber's father in july of 2014. an autopsy determined esther neunaber died of blunt- force trauma to the head... while donald neunaber had died of natural causes. neunaber was arrested in wisconsin two days after the bodies were found... and later charged with murder. 3 one day at more than a foot of snow later... siouxland is trying to get back to normal after the biggest snowstorm we've seen in a couple years. 3 our nick popham joins us now after a day observing the cleanup...nick... is there anything particularly special about this dig out process?
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come and gone which means the real work for local residents is just beginning. 3 that work involves clearing their driveways and yards of the massive amounts of snow. but some people like fernado claren have found a positive outlook on e task."been n t here for a good hour and half shoveling about 14 inches of snow. it's a lot of fun we get a good workout of it hence the reason we don't buy a snow blower because we do get a experienced snow in some places that reached over a foot causing people to come out with snow blowers and shovels earlier this morning. schools in turn were closed in the area causing some students to put down the books and pick up the shovel.".i think we should just do it because of the amount of this snow.// it was pretty good because we had no school and it was good break i got to sleep in. ""i
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(lauaus) we get a break.// i guess the kids will like it on that hill over their they go sliding down."another problem in the area is fire hydrants covered in snow.sioux city's fire department wants anyone with hydrants on their lawaw to dig t tm out and give enough space around them so officials can use them if necessary."because time is essential during those fire emergencies so we want to make sure that we can get the water to the house as quickly as possible to prevent further damages."the hydrants are just one of a number of things that need to be dug out as a result of this storm. 3 now after speaking with deputy rodriguez-he told me that if you can't move snow away from a hydrant on your lawn then you call the fire prevention office and they will send a truck to help as soon as possible. guys? 3 the city of sioux city is making plans to deal with the disruption the storm caused to garbage collection services.city crews were unable t tcollect garbage and
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today.the city's asking anyone with scheduled pickup yesterday or today to put your bins out *tonight*... and they'll be collected starting tomorrow.thursday collection will take place friday... and friday collection will move to saturday..in dakota city... the storm is forcing garbage collection to be moved back as well.the city says garbage regularly collected on thursday 3 will instead be picked up on friday. 3 a buena vista county family is lucky to be alive after their furnace vent was blocked by snow.the fire cheif in newell says the family of 8 went to bed last night feeling slightly sick... and woke up vomiting early this morning.the father called 9- 1- 1... and crews took the family to the hospital... suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.the home's furnace vent had been covered by snow... forcing the fumes back into the home.high l lels of carbon monoxide were found. the family remains hospitalized... but they're all expected to recover.
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carbon monoxide is an oderless, colorless, tasteless gas and the only way you really detect it is through a carbon monoxide alarm so it's important if you do have one you put it near your bedroom area so you can hear and wake so you can hear it. " 3 3 it's not all work... as siouxland clears out from yesterday's big winter storm.we shot this video this afternoon in dakota dunes of groups of kids enjoying their second day off this week... by playing in the snow and climbing on the massive piles of snow left behind by cleanup efforts. we will still have a few siouxland area schools either closed or opening late tomorrow...those announcements are scrolling along the bottom of your screen and are also news dot com. 3 3 3 this is the kind of day we needed to start "the recovery."hopefully it's going to last a little longer chad? 3
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during the day on thursday, look for mostly sunny skies. even though it will be a pretty cold start, we should see afternoon highs top out in the lower 30s. for friday, it will stay pretty mild but we may see the slightest chance for light snow as a weak wave will move mainly north of the area. highs again will be in the lower 30s. for the weekend, temperatures will be warming up into the mid 30s on friday and near 40 on sunday. despite the warmer weather on sunday, we will again see a slight chance for light snow to close out the weekend. for early next week, i iappears that the trend will bebeor colder air to move into the area.>> 3 3 3 yesterday's post- caucus
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several democratic precincts in central iowa... where hillary clinton was accused of voter fraud after dozens of voters vanished.today... a "possible" issue was reported on the *republican* side at a caucus location in northwest iowa. this video shows attendees at a caucus event at dordt college... where it's alleged voting started well *before* the caucuses began at 7... a practice against republican party rules. this happened after a professor who was selected to lead that caucus site sent an email to all dordt students informing them of the option.there are also reports of early voting taking place in orange city and hull. sioux county republican party chair mark lundberg says this is perfectly legal... and blames miscommunication. we're still waiting to hear back from the republican party of iowa. 3 3 republican presidential candidate rand papa suspended his run for the white house today citing a low vote count in iowa.in an interview on capitol hill today, senator
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he believes he ran a great campaign and plans to continue the fight on key issues like protecting privacy, having a reasonable foreign policy and balancing the budget 3 "i think it jukt wasn't enough votes to have the momentum to win in new hampshire. i have always been a big believer in spreading the message but also doing it in a race we can actually win, so we will carry on these same principals, but we will now carry them on in the us senate."senator paul declined to say if he will endorse any of the remaining g-o-p candidates. the new hampshire primary is next week on february 9th 3 3 paul is s ined in leaving the republican race tonight by former pennsylvania senator rick santorum.santorum won the iowa caucuses in 2012... and nearly beat mitt romney for the republican nomination.this time around... he managed to obtain support from just 2 percent of caucusgoers monday night.that was good for 10th place out of 12.now with santorum and paul out of the
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that once numbered nearly 2 dozen is down to just 10. 3 3 president obama visited a mosque and school in baltimore, maryland to correct what he called a "hugely distorted" impression of muslim americans. 3 mark albert is in baltimore with more details. 3 neigigors waved hello as president obama arrived at the islamic society of baltimore.a few protestors lined the motorcade route as well.inside - muslim-americans told president obama about the increased bias they face.(sot: president obama)"they talked about how their children were asking, are we going to be forced out of the country? are we going to be rounded up? why would they treat us like that? conversations that you shouldn't have to have with your children, not in this country."(standup: mark albert/cbs news/baltimime, md) this is president obama's first visit t a u.s mosque since taking office.. muslim leaders say it's been a long wait.(sot: ibrahim hooper/spokesman, council on american-islamic relations) "we've asked him to make such a visit for a number of years now and we're very pleased
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hooper is the communications director for the council on american-islamic relations.he says muslim-americans are more afraid now than at any time in history - even after 9-11. (sot: ibrahim hooper/spokes man, council on american- islamic relations)"thanks to donald trump, ben carson and others, islamophobia has been mainstreamed which makes it all the more dangerous." president obama says christians and jews need to speak out when they see anti-muslim rhetoric.(sot: president obama)"we have to understand, an attack on one faith is an attack on all of our faiths."and he called on muslims not to become cynical - saying they're not t muslim or americans but muslim-americans. mark albert for cbs news, baltimore. 3 3 officials and residents of flint michigan appeared before congress this morning to testify about t the city's water crisis... but one major player was missing.the attorney for former emergency manager darnell earley refused service of a subpoena last night ordering earley to testify this morning... saying his client couldn't make it to
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not sitting well with committee chair ... who asked u- s marshals to track earley down.meanwhile... in michigan... governor rick snyder proposing additional relief to flint water customers. 3 "when i do my presentation next week, i'm going to be calling for a 30 million dollar appropriation for a consumption and consumer credit for water bills in flint."snyder says it will take nearly 800- million dollars to fix flint's water system... on top of money already spent on bottled water and filters.the governor's announcement on bill relief comes after a lawsuit with the same goal was filed last month. 3 3 still to come on siouxland news at 5 3 in tonights healthwatch.. there's growing concern about the spread of the zika virus in the united states and how it is spreading.. 3 "you're watching siouxland news at five on kmeg 14, with larry wentz, diana castillo, siouxland's chief
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and sports director chris neyenhouse."
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3 the governor of florida has declared a health emergency in four counties because of the zika virus. at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne virus have been detected there. 3 officials believed all the
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while traveling... but as chris martinez reports, concerns are also growing about the zika now that us health officials confirmed it has been spread through sexual contact. 3 health officials around the world are paying close attention to a dallas case of zika virus transmitted through sexual contact. the patient was infected by a person who picked up the virus in venezuela. nats at an emergency meeting of health officials in latin america , the directorof the pan american health organization said this brings new questions on how to handle the zika outbreak.(sot carissa etienne/director, pan american health organization) "obviously it would bring a new dimension to the zika problem and that will be studied further."the mosquito- borne virus is rapidly spreading through latin america and the caribbean. health officials here in the us say they are not surprised to hear of transmission through sex but emphasize the disease is generally spread through mosquito bites(sot dr. tom frieden/cdc direreor) "the bottom-line for the public in
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same. if you are pregnant and thinking of travelling to a place with zika spreading.. don't."the virus has been linked to several thousands of cases of a serious birth defect called microcephaly which causes babies to be born with small heads.the world health organization has declared a global health emergency . researchers around the world are working hard on a vaccine. brazil scientists are trying to create one using the vaccine for dengue. chris martinez cbs news los angeles. 3 lifeserve blood center says the storm has put a big stress on their blood supply levels.the center says the storm both prevented donors from making donations yesterday... and inineased demand from accidents being treated at hospitals it serves. they're asking people to make a donation to make sure they have enough supply to meet demand. the full process only takes an hour. donors are asked to schedule appointments or just walk - inin to donatat you can make appointments online... we've got the link in this story on our website...
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3 "first alert weather with siouxland's chief meteorologist chad sandwell." 3 3 3 3 chad, diana and larry talk about today's weather and the upcomimi forecast. 33
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pretty cold start, we should see afternoon highs top out in the lower 30s. fororriday, it will stay pretty mild but we may see the slightest chance for light snow as a weak wave will move mainly north of the area. highs again will be in the lower 30s. for the weekend, temperatures will be warming up into the mid 30s on friday and near 40 on sunday. despite the warmer weather on
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slight chance for light snow to close out the weekend. for early next week, it appears that the trend will be for colder air to move into the area.>>
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3 the muskies coaches show is back. jay varady is here to talk about the team's marathon stretch of games this past weekend. 3 coach also tells us what it was like to return to his roots. he played for the fighting saints as a player. and he coached against them friday. the muskies coach's
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3 "sports, with sports director chris neyenhouse." 3 it's muskies coaches show time. . ad coach of the musketeers jay varady is back with me now. a nice relaxing weekend for you coach. how was it?(ad-lib)well certainly 3 we're kidding. it was a 3-game weekend for the muskies. the first and only time they're scheduled to do that all season. you beat the team with the best record of the three the dubuque fighting saints. you played for them and were team captain of the fighting saints back in he 1999-2000 season. what was it like
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like that?(ad-lib)so a 3-2 win friday night. then a lost 2-1 at des moines before the 5-2 loss at home to the black hawks. how tough was it for your team to stay fresh in that third game. it's only natural that they would get tired.(ad-lib) 3 the musketeers are just on the outside looking in with 23 games remaining. a lot of hockey left starting with
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you're back at lincoln. your 4th game against them in five weeks. what are the keys to those games?3 (ad-lib)friday night's 3 game will be here at the tyson events center. we haven't gotttt to see the muskies much at home in the past monon and
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we'll have highlights of that game friday night on game night. 3 coach thanks as always for being on and best of luck this weekend. larry, diana., chad back to you. 3 3 3 3
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