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learn more about the growing problem of human and sexual trafficking in siouxland. 3 3 a sioux city high school is a sioux city a sioux city high school is getting a big gift to help fund construction of a new building.bishop heelan is looking to build a new main classroom building... and they're now a lot closer to paying for it. 3 3 the estate of john gill.. a longtime iron worker... is donating 1 point 4 million dollars to the school. 3 roughly one million dollars of that will help pay for the new building. the rest will endow a science scholarship for students looking to enter the health field. heelan's fundraising chief says gill... a 1951 graduate... expressed a desire to name a library for his mother mary... so the new library and media center at heelan will bear mary gill's name. the new classrooms are phase 2 of heelan's new construction plans... and will add- on to the new fine arts building that opened in 2014. 3 police in holt county,
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weekend stabbing that left one woman dead and a man hospitalized.the o'neill polili department says it responded to a home for a reported knife injury just before 9 saturday night.two people were taken by ambulance to the hospital in o'neill... where a 37- year- old hispanic woman... was pronounced dead.a 37- year- old hispanic *man* was also taken to the hospital... but there's no word on his condition.police aren't releasing the names of either victim.ththnebraska statat patrol is helpinlocal investigators in the case. 3 3 the sheriff's office in madison county, nebraska is trying to identify human remains found in a field 2 miles east of tilden yesterday (sunday) afternoon.hunters found the remains... and the sheriff's office says the body looks like it had been there for at least a couple appears to be that of a man. forensic sts are being done to indedeify the mains.right now... foul play is not suspected in the death. 3 3 coming up tomorrow... the next battle in the longrunning legal fight between the owners of sioux city's former
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river historical development... and state regulators will get underway.the iowa court of appeals is set to hear arguments from penn n national gaming. penn claims the iowa racing and gaming commission was wrong to grant a license to the project that eventually became sioux city's hard rock hotel and casino.that award led to the argosy's closing in july of 2014.the casino boat was sold to an illinois firm and left sioux city later that year. 3 3 this morning business leleers in south sioux city got a lesson on the effects of human trafficking in siouxland. this morning business leaders in south sioux city got a lesson on the effects of human trafficking in siouxland. sister shirley fetter and from the siouxland coalition against human trafficking spoke to the south sioux city legislative committee and she says human trafficking is one of the most common crimes in the e us. ththcoalition is trying to draw more awareness to the problem here in siouxland third>> i was at the chamber meeting today to educate chamber members on
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and how they can be aware of it, and how we as a community need to educate ourselves and address it.>> shes is most human trafficking is done as part of the sex trade and a report suspected human trafficking, the coalition operates an 800 phone number and we have a information for you in this store online, siouxland this weekend's warm weather has consequences for this morning's colder commute, all the moisture from the melted snow hung around in the air causing areas of very dense fog in parts of siouxland this morning, areas on interstate 29 and missouri river saab visibility levels of under one quarter of a mile until very late this morning. and in parts of northeast siouxland visibility dropped to zero.>> thankfully that fog no longer problem at this hour. >> that it is gloomy d gray,
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will not feel whole lot of it this weekend, we will see a time to time but not like last week and temps noticeably cooler heard this is a view from yankton by lewis and clark specialty hospital where cloud cover continues to shroud the area this afternrnn. if you look on satellite radar imagery there is not a lot there, just plenty of cloud cover that has kept our temperatures down for the most part today. although even with the clouds we have warmed up into the lower 40s and sioux city, 37 for sioux falls, 45 for lincoln and warm across southwest nebraska with north platte checking in at 53. evening planners is cloud cover will hang around will continue to see that through the overnight hours we might see a little bit of a rain and sleet mix heading through the overnight hours and that leads to another cloudy start for tuesday. we'll talk more about your forecast in detail coming up in just a few minutes. the city air transportation museum is combining history with the knowledge of the 21st century and is now using a new
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virtual tour for most of the items on display. this app is compatible with android devices and the museum has tablets available for checkout for anyone visiting the museum. >> it gives people more information and we do have printed information with each of the displays, but by using the qr code app on their cell phone, they can see other examples of the same type of item. >> the museum is partnering with leadership siouxland to make this new experience available. the uber driver accused of a deadly shooting rampage over the weekend was arraigned in kalamazoo michigan today.>> police say he has confessed to at least parts of the attack. >> reporter: 45-year-old jason dalton appeared by video link at the county courthouse where he is facing six counts of murder.
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being made against you and the maximum sentences?>> police say the uber driver went on a deadly rampage in kalamazoo michigan saturday night, randomly killing six and seriously injuring two others in three separate attacks. investigators that he began his shooting spree at an apartment complex where he shot a woman multiple times. tammy george came outside when she heard the gunshots. >> she was talking and curled up in a ball and was asking about her kid. >> police say that dalton admitted he gunned down a man and his 17-year-old son at a car dealership several hours later and then killed for more restaurant. dalton said he preferred to remain silent when a judge asked if he had anything to say, and then the judge denied bail heard police recover the gun used in the killings and dalton's car and investigators are looking into whether he continued driving past that during the shootings and uber says that dalton, a father of
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and had no prior back around.>> uber says it is cooperating with the investigation and an uber passenger since he call police more than one hour report an erratic driver. the family of the victims of the sandy hook elementary school massacre in 2012 are suing the company that made the guns used in the attack. 26 people were killed by shots from an ar 15 semi automatic rifle and the attorney representing the families of nine victims and one survivor says the gun company is responsible for what the shooter did. and the company's actions fall under the one exception when in a 2005 federal law granting n makers immunity from lawsuits. republicans in nevada will cast their votes in the caucuses tomorrow and this is the last of the early voting states for the race for the nomination goes national. >> as daniel nottingham reports
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already sewn up. >> reporter: elko nevada town of 20,000 people is the center of the nevada caucuses today. marco rubio, ted cruz and donald trump are all making appearances and elko is important because it is republican stronghold in nevada to trump. >> the issues important to voters here are winds they trust trump more on. >> jon shainmnm is the chair for the political science department at unlv. >> is the race for nevada a fight for second place?>> that is one way to look at it a lot of people are looking at whether it will be ted cruz or marco rubio, she can second and at this point i don't think either one of them came close the gap. >> which may be why the both of them have focused their attacks on each other, ted cruz says mao rubio cannonowin. >he candidate cannot when a nomination who did not win one of the first three states, only two people have done that, donald and me. >> rubio is a cruising ted cruz
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>> every single day something comes out of his campaign that is untrue. >> one more day of mudslinging before the candidates move on to the super esday state. vegas. 13 states will vote tomorrow at it marks the first, rather next tuesday marks the first in the state of texas alone will offer more delegates than all the early voting states combined. king's reelection campaign is receiving a big, national endorsement and the super pac tea party patriots citizens find says the northwest iowa conservative has done better than any other candidate in fighting to implement the group's policy ideas. he is seeking is a term in washington and third representing i was fourth district and that super pac is one of t t largestassociated with the teaeaarty movement which king has long be associated wityour most people do not go into
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injury or illness, they don't expect to leave with one. >> after the break tonight's health watch, will one group of campaigners, what they are doing to reduce the risk of serious infection whilil hospitalized. you're watching siouxland news at five on kmeg14 with larry wentz, diana castillo, chad sandwell and sports
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every year tens of thousands of americans have infections they pick up at hospitals.>> heather daniels tells us how you can protect yourself and your loved ones. >> reporter: heather brighton had a knee replacement in 2013 and two days later she knew something was terribly wrong. >> i started to have belts and attacks a diarrhea and i was in the bathroom every two minutes. >> she picked up a life- threatening infection called c. difficile while recovering. >> you're not eating, you're dehydrated and you're losing chamita's amounts of weight. >> it is estimated one and 25 patients contract and affection from the hospital and tens of thousands die every year from those infections. betsy mccoy founded the committee to reduce infections
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be proactive and protect themselves. most importantly, make sure that visitors and doctors wash their hands before coming near you. >> it is hard to do, patients are intimidated with white coats of the nurses uniforms that you could be saving your life by asking them to do that. >> also doctors should wipe their stethoscopes and between patients.>> research shows that wiping out services around the hospital bed can reduce infection by as much as 80%.>> wiped the high touch surfaces and that means the bed rails and over the bed table and the call button, the television clicker. >> other steps the patients can take to the hospital and surgeon with low infection rates and days before surgery base with chlorhexidine soap which can remove harmful bacteria that may be on your skin . brighton calls her experience a big wake-up call your >> i think hospitals try to make an effort about keeping the hospitals a sterile as possible but more needs to be done.
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their own best advocate, heather daniels for cbs news, new hyde park new york trade spirit each year more than half 1 million people get c. difficile infections and patients on antibiotics are usually susceptible because antibiotics kill off intestinal bacteria. winters in siouxland can be hard in the best of circumstances but what happens to the homeless -and sioux city when plummets - when temperatures plummet well below zero? will take you to shelter that provides a home for sioux city, during the winter and local leaders run the shelter completely with personal donations and because the warming shelter operates without any government assistance.>> you take for granted the stuff you do not have, can you imagine not waking up and being able to brush your teeth, can you imagine not having clean clothes, not knowing where your
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coming up tonight on siouxland news at 10 cat taylor will show your residence of the shelter get their laundry done, shower, a place to sleep is something to eat. the shelter still needs help to stay open the rest of the winter. let's take a look at our almanac on this monday, cloud cover the name of the game today and that kept our temperatures from warming up a lot. still above average for this
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temperatures will stay above average number 42 tomorrow with mostly cloudy skies, as we had wednesday into thursday we might have to open up the possibility of another rain and snow mix. also it happens to be in the cards for this evening, take a ok at satellite imagery to cloud cover, we have a little trough of low pressure hanging around the area. as we work our way through the night tonight and into the early morning hours that trough will be just enough to kick up a couple showers. as temperatures approach the freezing mark we could see a little bit of the rain mixing in with sleet and a few snowflakes. it will not be around too long as by the time you wake up tomorrow morning things start to clear out slowly. i think the palpable hang around most of the morning before may be seeing some sunshine late in the day. you see here at 7 pm tomorrow night things with a fairly quiet as ago through tuesday into wednesday cloud cover comes back and a big area of low pressure to the southeast will cause big problems across
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fairlylyarge system that will spread cloud cover back over our area. as we head into wednesday evening we could see moisture not too far to the north and will continue to slowly pushed southward bringing a chance of rain and snow mixed late wednesday night into thursday. right now and sioux city 41, winds out of the south at 9 miles per hour, pretty moist out, relative humidity sitting at 70% through temperature-wise cooler to the east, mid-30s at shelton and it spencer, fort norfolk at 43 and hinton checking in it 39. winter light this afternoon and generally out of the south at 5 to 10 now miles per hour. they are expected to stay light, 33 tonight, a wintry mix before you wake up tomorrow mornrng and for tour afternoon mr. cloudy skies, breezy with the possibility of a little late afternoon sunshine and high temperature topping out at 42. that is a look at your extended forecast, not too bad for most
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to saturday with highs back in the 50s.>> happy to see another great weekend. takes chat. less than three weeks away from selection sunday, both iowa and i was state taking a hit in the polls.
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get you ready for the t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t sports director chris neyenhouse." 3 we are less sports with sports director chris neyenhouse . we are less than three weeks away from basketball and both iowa and i was to have held top ratings most of the season, barring a major corrupts - collapse, the selection committee will decide where they fit into the ncaa bracket. i was state is down from 13 to 17 and the latest poll and then followed up last week's loss at baylor with a home when over tcu this past weekend. they have another opportunity when they play it number 14 west virginia tonight. the hawkeyes meanwhile fall from fourth to eighth, they lost to a team with a losing record, penn state last week and the hawkeyes note they
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that.>> the next four games early august really good teams. hopefully we will play well, play better than we have recently. we are close. but i think our defense has to get better. especially with the weapons will face on wednesday night.>> it is wisconsin wednesday night, meanwhile cherokee had a solid seven and three football season thanks in large part to defensive stalwart been lincoln felder that led the team with 69 1/2 tackles and seven sacks, the junior made a visit to iowa state recently where he received a compressed score and talked with coaches. nebraska and iowa are reportedly also interested in heard the lincoln journal star reporting that the huskers are close to hiring a new defensive line coach, former husker coach john perella would coach the defensive line and was most
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coach in michigan, rela played 13 seasons in the nfl following the huskers career that ended in 1992. exciting best of all, number one point western christian goes for the region one title tonight against a formidable opponent and number 13 lawton bronson, this should be a heckuva game. the game is at seven at east high school and love highlights of that game as well as number three krishan host number 10. not pictured number five okoboji. over and when a, class when i region one would conduct number six, highlights tonight at 10 o'clock. on the boys side bus couple gets underway in class for a, north posts thomas jefferson tonight and sioux city west plays with central, at north high it will be at 6:30 pm,
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games as well. >> a busy night for monday.>> we love it.>> and you mentioned earlier we might see wind. the best chance tonight would be rain but we could see some sleet mixing in overnight with overcast skies and temperatures dropping to 33 and winds will stay light tomorrow that will be picking up throughout the day tomorrow entering to the north 10 to 20 miles per hour so breezy tuesday is expected that mr. cloudy skies. looking for late sunshine so we could see high back into the low 40s, temperatures cool off a bit on thursday but starting a warming trend into the weekend with sunny skies friday and saturday. we'll see a cold front coming in to close out the weekend on sunday. friday and saturday just like this past week, to really good days. >> thank you.
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and important games there are.>> we cannot wait to see the lawton bronson game. if they can get it going they
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off the upset but who >> pelley: an uber driver is charged today with six counts of murder in a saturday night shooting spree. also tonight, a top aide is fired for posting a bogus video of rubio. >> every single day comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> drew: why did this mega-bus with 40 passengers burst into flames? >> the bus boomed and then boomed again and you see sparks and flames fly everywhere. >> pelley: and virginia mclaurin waited more than a century for this moment. >> it was the greatest time of my life. >> this is captioning sponsored by cbs


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