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yesterday at home. mark has reaction coming up in sportsfource
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than an inch. even saw some of the white stuff last night. a little less than in inch fell in sioux city with many towns seeing less than an inch. the clouds are left behind the system and they will be staying thick through the night, with temperatures dropping to
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this time of february. lows will bottom out in the lower and middle 20s across the viewing area. sunshine will return for monday with temperatures still staying on the mild side. highs will climb back into the 40s, making it still feel pretty nice outside. another wave of low pressure will skirt through monday night into tuesday morning. this one looks to be just a tad warmer than this previous one, which means we could see more in the way of a wintry mix. this does bear watching as temperatures will be marginal which could lead to more of a changeover type of event. precipitation will most likely start as rain then transition over to a mixed bag of sleet, snow, and freezing rain. that area of low pressure moves out rather quickly leaving behind partly cloudy skies for the remainder of the work week. it will also usher in a more wintry feeling air mass with highs dropping back into the 30s come thursday. we rebound just a bit with highs in the 40s on friday. ample amounts of sunshine return for next weekend with temperatures topping out near freezing come sunday .>> still to come for us on a sunday
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a heart expo takes place in sioux city details on the how the importance of check ups can
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heart expo for the community today. a guided tour gave people a behind-the-scenes look at mercy's cardiac labs. mercy's team of doctors and nurses filled people in on how their procedures work and how to be smart about your heart. doctors say to know your
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blood sugar, cholestral and blood pressure. they say the expo allows them to remind people of that and show them how procedures works. "you want them to feel comfortable, number one, with coming to the instituation if they're having problems, checking with their doctors if they're having problems or any questions or concerns and a lot of times when people have knowledge it gets rid of the fear," said mercy cardiology medical director, dr. jerome pierson. a mercy program manager of almost 30 years says it's all about education. "if you don't know that this exhists and that it's here, it's hard to even know what to do, where to go so this is the place to be," said congestive heart failure program manager, lynett kayl. tonight at 10, ktiv's tommie clark has the story of one man who's life was saved from the mercy heart expo. mark's in now with sports - south dakota playing its final game at the dakota dome today. (mark) u-s-d, saying goodbye to the dome after 36 years. the final opponent was denver. see if the coyotes could go out with a win after the break. plus, iowa state wins without
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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 scoring - 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. that's
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there's really not much more to it." "he was available to play if i wanted to put him in. 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, and we 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 -
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u-s-d up 12-to-6. later, coyotes hoing 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's denver that gets the last laugh - joe rosga beats the buzzer with a three to end the half - the pioneers spoil u-s-d's dakotadome finale, 76-to-71. the nebraska women, without big ten assist leader rachel theriot against purdue. first quarter, huskers down four - jessica shepard with the nice look inside to allie havers - nebraska within 2. 2nd quarter - havers is the beneficiary of a fortuitous bounce - havers scored 12 points - but nebraska trailed the whole way in this one. big red led for a total of 21 seconds - ashley morrissette scored 19
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four players score in double figured for iowa as the hawkeye women top indiana at home, 76-73. iowa, now 7-and-9 in big ten play. the hawks are at penn state on wednesday. we now know the pairings for the class 3a girls state tournament. cherokee, making its first trip to state since 2005, will take on osage in the quarterfinals. sioux center gets 3rd-ranked nevada - both those games are next tuesday down in des moines. undefeated pocahontas area takes on unranked mount-union in the quarterfinals. the indians are the top-ranked team in 3a.
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if you own a drone, you're required to register it before you fly it. coming up monday morning at 5, what you need to know to avoid fines and possible jail time. and we'll meet the kid people are calling a genius. he can name all the presidents, states, and
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>> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with kate snow. good evening. on a night when donald trump is still riding high off a big victory in south carolina and jeb bush is out of the race, the question tonight, does trump have the republican nomination locked up, or can he, will he be stopped? and in the democratic race, a similar question. is hillary clinton slowly making
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win in nevada yesterday? we begin tonight with katy tur in atlanta, where trump held a rally today. >> it's beautiful, thank you. >> reporter: donald trump's grip on the nomination is getting tighter, and he knows it. to a crowd of more than 5,000 in atlanta. >> we won with everything, tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people. just won. >> reporter: trump sweeping all of south carolina's congressional districts, banking all of the states' 50 del grats, despite marco rubio's high profile endorsement and ted cruz focus on evangelicals. 34% to cruz's 26%. trump may have won, but it was a rocky week starting with him president a liar. >> they lied. they said there were weapons of mass destruction. >> reporter: by thursday, disgraceful. >> no leader, especially a religious leader should have the right to question another man's religion or faith. >> reporter: and on friday, in
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recounting an internet myth praising mass killing by a u.s. general more than a century ago. >> and he took the 50 terrorists, and he took 50 men, and he dipped 50 bullets in pig's blood. >> reporter: exit polls showing that like in new hampshire, the majority of trump's voters decided on him months ago, meaning his myriad of controversies and outrageous statements just didn't matter. and nighter do his inconsistencies. on republican hot button issues like funding planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood does a lot of good -- a really good job in a lot of different areas but not on abortion. so i'm not going to fund it if it's doing the abortion. i am not going to fund it. >> reporter: and what he meant in a 2002 howard stern radio interview where he staid he supported the iraq invasion. >> are you for invading iraq? >> yeah, i guess so. >> reporter: today unable to clarify where he stood. >> i really don't even know what, because it was a long time ago and who knows what was inside my head. >> reporter: that same exit
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south carolina voters did not decide until the last minute and they mostly did not decide for donald trump. that means going forward, since the field is winnowing, he's going to have to gain not just maintain support. and if this crowd here in georgia is any indication, the campaign is comfort they'll be able to do that. >> thanks so much. among the democrats, new momentum for hillary clinton today after caucus voters in nevada decided to place their bets on her. clinton's victory over bernie sanders puts her in a stronger position going into the democratic primary in south carolina next saturday. we get more on that tonight from kristen welker. >> reporter: hillary clinton riding a wave of fresh momentum. >> is this a great night or what? >> reporter: after a decisive victory in critical nevada. >> some may have doubted us, aboutbut we never doubted each other. >> reporter: to bernie sanders, the loss is a big blow, today courting african-american voters at a baptist church in south carolina.
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voters who largely delivered clpt's victory, choosing her by a chopping 76% to 22% after she aggressively engaged them. and rallying with congressman jim clyburn and morgan freeman, who released a new ad today. >> just like she's always stood with us. >> reporter: secretary clinton's embrace of president obama's policies as well as her increasingly up close and personal style may have also propelled her, evident during the nsnbc telemundo town hall, speaking to a woman who's husband had been deported. >> i want to tell you i will end the three and ten-year bar provision so that you do not have to face that ever again. >> reporter: but there were also obstacles she must overcome. latinos chose sanders by single digits, and younger voters picked the vermont voter by 72%. >> we will do well when young people, when working class people come out. >> reporter: today clinton celebrating her victory, but
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showing a sanders' lead among latinos. >> there's a lot of evidence we did very, very well with every group of voter. >> reporter: both candidates now looking forward to south carolina, where clinton has a big lead and super tuesday when 12 states will be in play. >> if she wins big in south carolina, as some people think she will do, then she's going to have tremendous momentum going into next weekend and the super tuesday states. so i think it's just a real problem for bernie sanders. >> reporter: clinton is now on a two-day fund-raising swing in california, and while sanders outraised clinton for the first time last month, clinton has more than twice what sanders has on hand. kate. >> kristen welker, out of las vegas. thank you. when we come back, one little girl's emotional plea for president obama. you totaled your brand new car. nobody's hurt, but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay
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he has a sharp wit. a winning smile. and no chance of getting an athletic scholarship. and that is why you invest. the best returns aren't just measured in dollars. this is of course president obama's last year in office, a fact that has at least one of his supporters quite upset. watch what happens when this 4-year-old girl's grandmother, caprina harris, explains that mr. obama will no longer be the president. >> no! >> i know. he can only serve two terms, and his term is up. >> no! no! >> it's okay.
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>> i'm not ready. >> huh? >> i'm not ready for a new one. >> the video has had well over 2 million views on facebook. even the president himself responded, saying, the girl should dry her tears because i'm not going anywhere and that once i leave the white house, i'll be a citizen just like her, and when she grows up, she can get involved right alongside me. speaking of the president, a pair of bald eagles who happened to be known as mr. president and the first lady are nesting a pair of eggs at the national arboretum in washington, seen her on a 24-hour eagle cam. they're expected to hatch in the middle of next month. the eagles built their nest in 2014 and raised one eagle last year. these are the first bald eagles to nest in the national arboretum in almost 70 years. and that will do it for "nbc nightly news" on this sunday. lester holt will be here tomorrow. i'm kate snow reporting from new york, and i'll see you tomorrow on msnbc from nevada on the eve of the republican caucus.
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have a great night. what is going on? why are they calling for crime scene tape? i felt helpless. i started crying and screaming because i knew it was my worst fear. >> a beloved couple found murdered. >> it definitely seemed to be
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>> their bodies found in their home along with a lifetime of curiosities. >> i remember seeing bayonets and cannonballs and all kinds of stuff. >> was there any connection between the memorabilia and the murder? >> did you ever wonder about that stuff there? >> it was time for police to start collecting suspects. >> who was going to benefit by these two deaths? >> jessica was the only child. >> the sole heir? >> the sole heir. >> was there someone else who stood to gain? >> it was by far the most important piece of evidence in the case. >> the clue that would reveal a mind blowing betrayal. >> i don't know how someone could have predicted this. >> but first, a very different kind of "dateline" mystery. one every family needs to see. >> she was a rare gem to have as a friend. and we're lucky to have been with her.


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