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good morning. thanks for joining us for news 4 today on this february 23rd. some of the stories you'll see... new details emerge in the investigation into the shooting rampage in michigan. prosecutors say the uber driver admited to going on a killing rampage in between picking up frightened passengers. police are detailing the arsenal found at the suspect's home, and the final piece of equipment they say he bought just before the attacks. also, fake bills can be pretty convincing. and with a recent string of reported counterfeit money, sioux city police are warning business owners to be on the lookout for the bogus bills. how to spot the crime coming up. and share the road. as the weather warms up, more cyclists will be out on the pavement. now iowa lawmakers are considering a plan that would make the state's roads safer for cyclists.
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afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics. wx timer @ :40 >> accused michigan mass shooter jason brian dalton is facing 16 charges in saturday's gun rampage... ...including six counts of murder, and eight firearms charges. he's being held without bail... as police comb through evidence in the horrific series of attacks. reid binion reports.
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into saturday's shooting rampage in michigan. (jeffrey getting/kalam azoo county prosecutor) "one of the pieces of evidence that was seized from the suspect was his phone, and that phone is being gone through." other key evidence - the handgun police say they found on suspect jason brian dalton... the pistol - consistent with shell casings from all three crime scenes ...perhaps even more disturbing, the 'heavy duty' jacket - capable of concealing a pistol - ... ...which law enforcement says dalton bought less than three hours before the first attack. also, a veritable arsenal - a total of eleven rifles - investigators found at dalton's home... this, as one injured victim is still recovering, expected to survive... ...while another clings to life in the hospital. (vicki kopf, abigail's mom) "she is alive and she's fighting for her life." 14-year old abigail cough is in critical condition... ...the only survivor in the third and final attack. her mother, breaking down monday..... ...as she and abigail's father spoke about their little girl... ..even showing sympathy for the suspect's loved ones. (gene kopf, abigail's father) "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want his family to know we don't hold anything against the family." i'm reid binion, reporting >> authorities have released the name of a woman, who was stabbed to death in o'neill, nebraska saturday night. the holt county attorney says authorities have identified the victim as 37-year old guadalupe quintero. holt county attorney brent kelly has filed second-degree murder charges against her husband, 37- year old eduardo quintero. he was arrested yesterday at an omaha hospital where he was
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suffered during saturday night's incident inside a home at 320 east clay street. the madison county, nebraska sheriff's office is working to identify a body found in a field. hunters found the human remains east of tilden. investigators say the body appears to have been in the field for months. they say there is not reason to suspect foul play at this time. hospital officials in hawaii say a 16-year-old passenger has died after being injured last week in a pearl harbor helicopter crash. officials say the teen was pronounced dead on monday. he and three family members visiting from canada were aboard a tour helicopter when it crashed into the water near the pearl harbor visitors center on thursday. two family members remain hospitalized in stable condition and the third was treated and released. federal agencies are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. hundreds of people gathered to remember a north dakota police officer who was shot and killed earlier this month. the funeral for 33-year- old jason moszer was held in fargo, north dakota monday afternoon. hundreds of law enforcement officers as well as family and friends packed the arena to honor the fallen officer. officer moszer died from a single gunshot wound during a stand-off on february 10th at a house
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veteran on the force and the first fargo police officer to die in the line of duty in more than 130 years. camille cosby was deposed yesterday in a civil suit regarding her husband bill cosby's alleged involvement in the sexual assaults of seven women. officials say cosby spent about two and a half hours answering questions at the springfield marriott hotel.... and the rest of the seven or eight hours was a back and forth between lawyers on what she should answer. she is not a defendant in the defamation suit filed by seven women, but was compelled to testify by way of deposition. the women accuse bill cosby of defaming them by denying their allegations of sexual assault - which he has repeatedly done. the next deposition is set for march 14-th. human trafficking is a problem, and it's only getting worse. that's according to the siouxland coalition against human trafficking. the group addressed members of the south sioux city chamber monday. chamber members learned how sex trafficking starts as early as 11-years-old.
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know where they are, and don't have any identification on them. sioux city police officers say they're investigating several instances of suspected trafficking. "if you see something that looks abnormal, you see a young person, a young girl with an older man that we call authorities so we're watching out for our young people," said advocate of siouxland coalition against human trafficking, sister shirley fineran. "the perpetrator will generally send out recruiters, people who are out in the community looking for easy targets," said sioux city police youth bureau investigator, kevin mccormick. if you suspect someone is being trafficked, call your local authorities. apple's supporters are planning a protest against the f-b-i today. supporters are expected to demonstrate in 50 different apple stores across the u-s. causing the discord... a judge ordered apple to assist in the san bernadino terrorism investigation... by helping the f-b-i hack into shooter syed farook's locked iphone.
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victims and affected families are also expected to take action through their attorney tomorrow... filing a brief of support for the department of justice. a sioux city man is accused of using counterfeit bills to make purchases at various places since august. 38-year-old fernando morales is charged with eight counts of forgery and several other crimes. court documents say he would use the counterfeit bills himself or give the bills to others. he would run away when confronted by the fakes. sioux city police say they have been looking for morales for months. morales' arrest has sparked a conversation about counterfeit cash. sioux city police officers are reminding siouxlanders to be extra cautious with their bills. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with police about what to watch for and how to differentiate between real and fake.
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first case when i was brought up to the detective boroughs was a conterfeit case and now i get at least one fake bill every day up in my office," said sioux city detective bill nice. but how can you check if that bill is fake? feel the texture of the paper. real money is often thinner than counterfeit money. compare the bill with another of the same value. hold the bill up to the light. for all bills except 1 and 2 dollar bills, there should be a security thread or plastic strip running from top to bottom. "this is one of the types of bills that have been going around. like i demonstrated to you guys earlier when i handed to you and asked you to tell me what's wrong with it and you said the paper feels funny, the color's funny, but you didn't notice it said for motion picture use only," said sioux city detective bill nice. the counterfeit cash you may see in sioux city, can be purchased online, oftentimes detective bill nice says there
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sioux city. one local business owner says the issue dies down as the dollar fades out. (--nat pop of cash register opening--) "i've never had any and honestly any more so much of the business done with us people using charge cards, debit cards, things like that," said karlton's co-owner, kim kletschke. nice says be cautious because it can happen to any business or anyone. "it's no different then stealing off their shelves, they're out the money that you give to them that's fake," said sioux city detective bill nice. in sioux city, tommie clark, ktiv news 4. >> detective nice says if you do think you've encountered fake money, call your local police department. even if you're a little skeptical, it's worth taking it in and having them look at it. most people have already decided what to spend their tax refunds on this year. but up next, we'll show you some options to get you the most bang for your buck. ben: and i'll have your complete
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in eastern parts of siouxland early this morning. that along with a little bit of patchy fog will be among the small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did
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raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s
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just when you thought you could take that tax refund you're getting and splurge on something you want... along comes an idea on what you really need to do with it. nbc's chris clackum has our story.
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card debt is the most insidious... because it grows daily. but also recommends putting refund money into an emergency fund ...that reduces the potential for more debt.. ...and then depositing much, if not all of what's left into a retirement account. (sot/ chris hobart / hobart financial group 1:06 - 1:12) "that means making sure your 401k or your ira is maxed out or more importantly maybe starting a roth ira" or maybe he says you should adjust your withholdings... so, you aren't providing the government with an interest-free loan for next year. chris clackum, nbc news. >> and don't forget... the date to submit your tax return has been moved back four days. this year's deadline falls on
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share the road. it's the mantra of bicyclists everywhere. and now a bill moving through the iowa legislature is looking to make the roads safer
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a bill is moving through the iowa legislature that would require motorists to give bicyclists more room on the road when
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of all most people are ignorant of the law regarding bicycles anyway." in sioux city, t.j. springer ktiv news 4. >> a radio campaign has already been planned to alert drivers to change lanes when passing bicycles. we could see some sunshine today. ben's got the details after the break. and it's not your usual literature class. how one university is offering a
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about the hip hop mogul, jay z.
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>> > jay-z is already a force in the worlds of music, entertainment ,
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the academic world as well. a texas university is offering a literature course this semester all about the hip hop mogul. tim ciesco has more.
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architecture student) "different perspective, more interesting topic." ashley foster is an architecture student, who needed to fill some english credits. (sot: ashley foster, architecture student) "no, i didn't think they'd ever have a jay z class." that was enough to get her interested -- and today, she says this is one part of college that doesn't feel like the "hard knock life" (sot: ashley foster, architecture student) "it's definitely more relevant to today's times." dr. rambsy's been pleased with the reaction. (sot: dr. kenton rambsy, ut-arlington) "it's so cool to think about how his work has stood the test of time and is still inspiring students." and he's looking forward to making this class the "encore" he gets to keep performing. >> it's . time for a break. but we're back in just a moment with more news and weather for you on news-4 today. let's go into that break with a look at some of the events on the ktiv-dot-com
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good morning. it's tuesday, february 23rd.... welcome back to news 4 today. coming up... today, republican presidential candidates will hope their efforts in nevada will pay off. that state holds a republican caucus today and with jeb bush out of the race... the competition is tightening up. more on what the results of this caucus could mean for the remaining candidates. and another course for disc golf in siouxland. a 5th course is coming to sioux city, but this one will cater to the beginners of the game. and do they help or do they hurt? some new numbers are out about the effects of vaping and e-cigarettes on teens. more on the worry that they could be a gateway to addicition. but first ben....
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our window for seeing a light rain/snow mix is closing with those chances dwindling mainly in eastern parts of siouxland early this morning. that along with a little bit of patchy fog will be among the small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a passing boundary and could gust up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics.
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donald trump's hoping to rack up another win today, in nevada.... as the state's republican caucuses get underway. tracie potts reports, some candidat just wrapped up rallies a few hours ago. she's in washington with our preview this morning.
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fact that within a couple of weeks donald trump could be unstoppable." not all voters are convinced: (sot: mos/ chyron not available :25-:27) "i just think he has turned this whole thing into a circus." fresh off his second place finish in south carolina, marco rubio is hoping to score here: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate :34- :38) "we can't win. if we nominate someone, if we nominate someone that half the republican party hates." (sot: michael steele/ fmr. rnc chairman :40-:45) "i again don't know what makes anyone believe that donald trump supporters are going to peel off of him and go to someone else." (nats of protesters, "...kasich has no vision, today i left my kitchen!") john kasich is seeing protests after signing off to defund planned parenthood in ohio. (sot: laura bryant/ student, virginia commonwealth univ. :55-1:00) "i found his comments today to be completely deplorable and very offensive." (sot: john kasich/ (r) presidential candidate 1:01-1:05) "what those attacks tell me is that someone is listening out there." he and ben carson rounding out the five republicans left in this race. nevada's caucuses start later this evening turnout isn't expected to be huge. four years ago only 33,000 across the state showed up. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> south dakota governor dennis daugaard plans to meet with a group of transgender people today. he's trying to decide whether to make south dakota the first in the u-s to require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that
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the center for equality asked the governor. they are a non-profit based out of sioux falls. daugaard hasn't said if he plans to sign the bill into law. the proposed half-cent sales tax hike that would help fund south dakota's republican governor dennis daugaard's plan to raise teacher pay has survived a difficult political test. house lawmakers voted 47 to 21 to approve the bill, meeting the two-thirds requirement to pass through the house. it now heads to the senate. most of the proposed tax increase would go toward teacher salaries, but a large chunk would go to property tax relief. plans are in place for sioux city to build a disc golf course in grandview park. the course will be located in the southeast corner of the park near the water towers. total cost for the course is 45-hundred dollars, and the mayor's youth commission has already raised all the money. "not many high school students know about disc golf and they don't know 'oh there's a nice golf course at sertoma park', well this one--it's a beginner, anyone can do it," said
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sioux city council member dan moore says approving the project was an easy decision. "it's an awesome project," said sioux city councilmember dan moore. "they did the fundraising, they did the layout of the course and they took into account saturday in the park. it will be sioux city's 5th disc golf course. it will be built this spring. a proposal to build a verizon cell tower in a morningside neighborhood is moving forward. the plan is to build the tower behind the 900 block of south rustin street. a petition from more than 30 neighbors sent the proposal back to the board of adjustment. the city approved the plan yesterday. "we sent it back to them (board of adjustment), they took in additional input from the neighbors, from verizon representatives and they decided not to rehear it," said sioux city council one resident said the values of around 80 homes in the area will be negatively impacted if the tower is built. the debate over vaping is heating up. a new study suggests that e-cigarettes are a
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e-cigs can help people quit smoking. ktiv's tiffany lane has more.
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the study says vaping can be a gateway to nicotine addiction. lisa crum, a manager at vi e-cig and vape lounge, disagrees. "it really helped me to get off off of the cigarettes basically by weening myself off of the nicotine, which you have the ability to do when you're vaping," said crum. "you can start out at a higher level of nicotine and just work your way down. i got down to a zero and stayed on that level throughout my entire pregnancy, which was okayed by my doctor." su "while vape store manager lisa crum says are an effective way to quit smoking, she says she still believes in regulations that prevent selling e-cigarettes to minors." "because of the fact that there is the possibility of nicotine in the e- liquids that they purchase here," said crum. "nicotine is a known poison and that is something is restricted to adults only sales as is in the state of iowa." a centers for disease control and prevention survey shows that the number of middle school and high school students who tried e- cigarettes for the first time tripled in 2013 from 2011. that's a trend the american heart association wants to reverse through regulation. in
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according to the american heart association, over the last 50 years, 20 million americans died because of tobacco. coming up in healthbeat 4... it's not something you usually think about during the winter. we'll show you why sun screen is so important even during the cloudy and cold days. ben: and i'll have your complete forecast next! >
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with afog will be among the small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a passing boundary and could gust up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amounttof sunshine
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another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a lht rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics. >> chances are your bottles of sunscreen have been packed away for the winter -- hidden among the beach towels and swim goggles. but dermatologis ts say sunscreen is vitally important -- even during the cloudy, cold days of winter. erika edwards reports in today's healthbeat four.
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we all have a mental checklist when it comes to protecting our skin on cold, gray days. sunblock may not be on that list -- but skin experts say -- it -should- be. (sot: alyson lowe - medical esthetician - :12 - :20) "it is a common misconception that you don't get as much sun exposure in the winter than in the summer, but that's really not true." alyson lowe is a medical esthetician with novant health in charlotte... she explains -- the sun's u-v-b rays are less intense during the winter... those are the rays that lead to sunbubus. the u-v-a rays however do nonotake a wiwier holiday... remaining stroro year-round... adding up even iyou're not outside a much during the winter months. (sot: alyson lowe - medical esthetician - :40 - :46) "they penetrate into the dermis, causing more wrinkling, more aging, discoloration. .." the way to help protect against those damaging effects... is to use a broad- spectrum sunscreen... 365 days a year. there are plenty of good products on the market... unscented ones that don't make you smell like you're at the pool.... and many no longer leave telltale white streaks on your face ... thanks to better zinc oxide technology.
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esthetician - 1:07 - 1:15) "now it's transparent. they've pulverized it, so it's so fine and when applied to the skin, it doesn't leave that solid white zinc mask." experts also say sun protection is vital on the slopes... ski and snowboard enthusiasts know... sunscreen n es not only on your face.. but also o der your chin ..to block the rays that bounce up from the bright white snow. erika edwards, nbc news. >> some brands of make-up do include an s-p-f... but dermatologists say women generally don't apply enough
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still to come this morning... if you don't have amazon prime... you're going to have to spend more money to get your purchases delivered for free. and starbucks is changing its rewards program. we'll have the details after the break.
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nebraska could have a tougher time passing new restrictions on farming and ranching under a proposed ballot measure. the proposed constitutiona l amendment would guarantee the right to "engage in farming and ranching practices" and prevent the legislature from passing new regulations without a compelling state interest. if aproved by voters, nebraska could become the third state to adopt a right-to-farm constitutional amendment.
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>> wall street wrapped up a solid day monday, thanks to a surge in the price of crude oil. energy stocks led the rally, with marathon jumping 11 percent and diamond offshore drilling gaining five. the dow ended the day up 228 points to finish at 16,620, the nasdaq composite gained 66. and the s&p 500 rose 27 points.
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jumped $1.84 to close at $31.48 a barrel. the i-r-s is warning the public to be on the look out for tax-related e-mail scams this tax season. with more on that story and other business news, here's ktiv's kaitlyn kinney.... thanks guys. the i-r-s says that tax related e-mail phishing and mamaare scams have surged 400 percent thisis tax seasonon fraudsters have been sending e-mails that look like they're coming from the federal agency. many times these scammers are looking to get information that could help them file a fake tax return showing a large refund. the money ends up getting sent to the scammer before the real taxpayer filil their real return. the i-r-s reports they've already seen nearly 14-hundred reported phishing schemes this year. the i-r-s reminds consumers - they normally reach out to taxpayers through u-s mail -not- over e-mail. toy store chain, toys "r" us has decided to pull all hoverboards from its website. toys "r" us said they stopped
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out of "an abundance of caution." the move comes after the consumer protection safety commission said no hoverboard on the market meets its safety standards and, "poses an unreasonable risk of fire." according to a company spokesperson, the toy retailer is working with the manufacturer to test the toy against the latest safety standards. the company says after the investigation, they'll determine whether they'll resume selling the toy. "free shipping" just got a little harder to come by for amazon's non- prime shoppers. if you spend enough money on the web retailer, you get free shipping. ...but amazon just raised the minimum amount -- so now you'll have to shell out 49 dollars before an order ships for free. that's a 40-percent increase from the previous minimum of 35 bucks. it's not clear when amazon made the change. amazon prime memberships -- w wch cost 99 dollars a year -- are not affected. starbucks is changing the way customers earn loyalty rewards.
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earn one "star" per purchase and may redeem 12 stars for a free food and drink item. under the new program which starts in mid-april, customers will get two stars for every $1 spent and need 125 stars to get a free item. some say the change could spark complaints from customers who are used to accumulating points with frequent purchases of drip coffee and other lower-cost items. thanks, kaitlyn. when we come back on this tuesday morning,g,e'll take a look at the top ststies from ross siouxland. us, ben will be backckith our forecast.
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milestone with her latest single. that's up next in the hollywood
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here are some of the stories maki headlines this tuesday morning iniouxland. authorities have released the name of a woman who was stabbed to death in o'neill, nebraska over the weekend. she's identified as 37-year old guadalupe quintero. her husband, 37-year old eduardo quintero, is charged withthecond- degree murder in her death. was arrested yesterday at an omaha hospital where he was treated for injuries suffered during saturday night's incident at a home in o'neill. human trafficking is a problem that's getting worse. that was the messagegeo members of the south sioux city chamber monday from the siouxland coalition against human trafficking. chamber members learned how sex trafficking starts as early as 11-years-old. oftentimes, the trafficked person doesn't know where they are, and don't have any identification on them. sioux city police officers say they're investigating several instances of suspected trafficking. sioux city offffials have approved a plan by verizon to build a new cell tower in
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over the objection of neighbors. the tower will go up behind the 900 block of south rustin street. more than 30 neighbors signed a petition... ...arguing the tower would hurt their property values. the proposal was sent back to the board of adjustment. but city offffials approved the plan yesterday. plans are in place for sioux city to build a disc golf course in grandview park. it will be a nine-hole course for beginniners and be located near the water towers. total cost for the course is 45-hundred dollars, and the mayor's youth commission has already raised all the monene it will be sioux city's 5t5tdisc golf course. it will be built this spring. in today's hollywood minute: morgan feman, rihanna, and a game show border dispute! david daniel has the details.
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can narrate your commute! freeman, in character as "vice president trumbull" from the movie, is the newest voice option on the waze navigation app... so the oscar winner can guide you to work, home... or your local theater! (nat-song) hanna is "working" it! her latest single, "work," featuring drake, has hit the top of the billboard hot 100 -- her 14th number one on that chart. that puts rihanna in third place all-time for hot 100 leaders, behind only the beatles and mariah carey. "alex trebek!" (nat-applause) "jeopardy" host alex trebek is from ontario, but it appears his countrymen aren't welcome on his game show! new "jeopardy" rules rule- out canadians from trying out. in an email, trebek cites "canadian online privacy laws," though it's unclear just which laws would keep canadians "out of 'jeopardy.'" in hollywood, i'm david daniel. >> still to come e our third half hour... students at a texas university are taking a
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about the poetic prose behind the music from rapper, jay z. and in high school basektball.... class 1a and 2a regional finals would decide who is going to des moines. we'll have highights of four of those games in the sports fource morning wrap.
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this is how you say it's going to be okay to someone who just lost everything. that, yes, we'll find you somewhere to stay and yes, your children will have breakfast. every 8 minutes the red cross responds to a disaster and makes this promise.
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thanks for joining us for news 4 today on this tuesday, february 23rd. some of the stories you'll see... new details emerge in the investigation into the shooting rampage in michigan. prosecutors say the uber driver admited to going on a killing rampage in between picking up frightened passengers. police are detailing the arsenal found at the suspect's home, and the final piece of equipment they say he bought just before the attacks. also, fake bills can be pretty
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string of reported counterfeit money, sioux city police are warning business owners to be on the lookout for the bogus bills. how to spot the crime coming up. and share the road. as@the weather warms up, more bicyclists will be out on the pavement. now iowa lawmakers are considering a plan that would make the state's roads safer but first, here's ben.
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forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics. >> accused michigan mass shooter jason brian dalton is facing 16 charges in saturday's gun rampage... ...including six counts of murder, and eight firearms charges. he's being held without bail... as police comb through evidence in the horrific series of attacks. reid binion reports.
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other key evidence - the handgun police say they found on suspect jason n ian dalton... the pistol - consnstent with shell casings from all three crime scenes ...perhaps even more disturbing, the 'heavy duty' jacket - capable of concealing a pistol - ... ...which law enforcement says dalton bought less than three hours before the first attack. also, a veritable arsenal - a total of eleven rifles - investigators found at dalton's home... this, as one injured victim is still recovering, expected to survive... ...while another clings to life in the hospital. (vicki kopf, abigail's mom) "she is alive and she's fighting for her life." 14-year old abigail cough is in critical condition... ...the only survivor in the third and final attack. her mother, breaking down monday..... ...as she and abigail's father spoke about their little girl... ..even showing sympathy for the suspect's loved ones. (gene kopf, abigail's father) "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want his family to know we don't hold anything against the family." i'm reid binion, reporting >> authorities have released the name of a woman who s stabbed to death in o'neill, nebraska saturday night. the holt c cunty attorney says authohoities have ideetified the victim as 37-year old guadalupe quintero. her husband, 37-year old eduardo quintero, has been charged with second- degree
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yesterday at an omaha hospital where he was being treated for injuries suffered during saturday night's incident inside a home in o'neill. the madison county, nebraska sheriff's office is working to identify a body found in a field. hunters found the human remains east of tilden. investigators say the body appppars to have been inn the fifild for monthh. thesay there isot reason to suspect foul play at this time. hospital officials in hawaii say a 16-year-old passenger has died after being injured last week in a pearl harbor helicopter crash. officialsay the teen was pronounced dead on monday. he and t tee family members visiting from m canada were abrd a tour helicopter when it crashed into the water near the pearl harbor visitors center on thursday. two family members remain hospitalized in stable condition and the third was treated and released. federal agencies are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. hundreds of people gathered to remember a north dakota police officer who was shot and killed earlier this month. the funeral for 33-year- old jason moszer was held in fargo, north dakota monday afternoon. hundreds of law enforcement officers as well as family and friends packed the
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officer. officer moszer died from a single gunshot wound during a stand-off on february 10th at a house say moszer was a six-year first fargo police officer to die in the line of duty in more than 130 years. camille cosby was deposed monday regarding her husba bill cosby's alleged involvement in the sexual assaults of seven women. officials say cosby spent about two and a half hours answering questions at the springfield marriott hotel.... and the rest of the seven or eight hours was a back and forth between lawyers on what she should answer. she is n n a defendant in the e defamation suit filed by seven women, but was compelled to testify by way of deposition. the women accuse bill cosby of defaming them by denying their allegations of sexual assault - which he has repeatedly done. the next deposition is set for march 14-th. human trafficking is a problem, and it's only getting worse. that's according to the siouxland coalition
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the group addressed members of the south sioux city chamber monday. chamber members learned how sex trafficking starts as early as 11-years-old. making matters worse? sometimes the trafficked person doesn't know where they are, and don't't have any identification on them. sioux city police officers say they're investigating several trafficking. "if you see something that person, a young girl with an older man that we call authorities so we're watching out for our young people," said advocate of human trafficking, sister shirley fineran. "the perpetrator will generally send out recruiters, people who are out in the community looking for easy targets," said sioux city police youth bureau investigator, kevin mccormick. if you suspect someone is being trafficked, call your local authorities. apple's supporters are planning a protest against the f-b-i today. supporters are expected to
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causing the discord... a judge to assist in the san bernadino terrorism inveigation... by helping the f-b-i hack into shooter syed farook's locked iphone. so far... apple has resisted. victims and affected families are also expected to take action through their attorney tomorrow... filing a brief of support for the department of justice. a sioux city man is s cused of ing counterfeit bills to make purchases at various places since august. 38-year-old fernando morales is charged with eight counts of forgery and several other crimes. court documents say he would use the counterfeit bills himself or give the bills to others. he would run away when confronted by the fakes. sioux city police say they have been looking for morales for months. morales' arrest has sparked a conversation about counterfeit cash. sioux city police officers are reminding siouxlanders to be extra careful with their bills. ktiv's tommie clark spoke with watch for and how to differentiate between real
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only meant to be used in films. detective bill nice says there is a lot of fake money floating throu the system in sioux city. one local business owner says the issue dies down as the dollar fades out. (--nat pop of cash register opening--) "i've never had any and honestly any more so much of the business done with us people using charge cards, debit cards, things like that," said karlton's co-owner, kim kletschke. nice says be cautious because it can happen to any business or anyone. "it's no different then stealing off their shelves, they're out the money that you give to them that's fake," said sioux city detective bill nice. in sioux city, tommie clark, ktiv news 4. >> detective nice says if f u do think you've encountered fake money, call your local police department. even if you're a little skeptical, it's worth taking it in and having them look at it. coming up next, it's not your
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how one university is offering a course all about the hip hop mogul, jay z. and i'll have your complete forecast next! welcome to subway, what can i make for you? how 'bout crunching into flavor with a fritos chicken enchilada melt? pulled chicken in enchilada sauce, melty monterey cheddar, fresh veggies and fritos corn chips! hurry in today!
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tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics. >> jay-z is already a force in the
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music, entertatament , fashion, and sports. and now, it seems he's poised to take over the academic world as well. a texas university is offering a literature course this semester all about the hip hop mogul. tim ciesco has more.
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whate think about when we call something literature." he's teaching an entire course this semester on the hip hop mogul's early music and image. (sot: dr. kenton rambsy, ut-arlington) "we can assume that jay z's rap is poetry." challenging his students to think about the deeper meanings behind his art - and how it relates to other grt writers throughout history. (sot: dr. kenton rambsy, ut-arlington) "how do we collect information pertaining to jay z's lyrics? how many similies does he use? what type of metaphors does he use?" (sot: ashley foster, architecture student) "different perspective, more interesting topic." ashley foster is an architecture student, who needed to fill some english credits. (sot: ashley foster, architecture student) "no, i didn't think they'd ever have a jay z class." that was enough to get her interested -- and today, she says this is one part of college that doesn't feel like the "hard knock life" (sot: ashley foster, architecture student) "it's definitely more relevant to today's times." dr. rambsy's been pleased with the reaction. (sot: dr. kenton rambsy, ut-arlington) "it's soool to think about how his work has stood the test of time and is still inspiring students." and he's looking forward to making this class the "encore" he gets to keep performing. >> several siouxland girls teams
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state. class 1a and 2a regional finals would decide who is going to des moines. we'll have highights of four of those games up next in sports four morning wrap.
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trips to the iowa girls state basketball tournament were on the line in classes 1a and 2a last night.. ktiv's brad pautsch has more in the sports fource morning wrap.
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western christian has been number-1 in 2a most of the season, after winning the state volleyball title. the wolfpack facing 13th- ranked lawton- bronson in the regional final. this game at east high -- western christian leads by 2 at the half, 34-32. third quarter -- here comes lawton-bronson -- anna dreeeen drives for 2 of her gamemeigh 26 points. eagles are up 4. final seconds of the third -- freshman andee martin with the 3 ((we wouldn't show it if it didn't go)) -- lawton-bronson up 2 going to the fourth. western christian goes on a 16-2 run in the fourth. ashtyn veerbeek scores inside -- she lead the wolfpack with 22 points. western took the lead for good on this bucket from p pton harmsen -- she had 14 and # #western christian wins 76-64 -- the wolfpack earn a ticket to the state tournant. in 1a, kingsley-pierson, trying fo their first state trip since 1967, taking on mmc. the panthers get it done early on offense, allison bailey takes the shot and gets the friendly roll, k-p is up 2. m-m-c played solid defense for a while, maddie treinen gets the steal and takes it all the way for the bucket, eagles trail by three. later, panthers with the rebound, but brooklyn treinen gets the quick steal and the easy basket, m-m-c is nly down by one. but kingsley-pierson pulls away, bailey grabs the loose ball and sinks the short jumper. the panthers break that long state tourney drought -- beating the eagles 55 to 38.
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taking on #10 treynor in mapleton.. unity had a 31-to-10 halftime lead - and they're adding in the third - josie blankespoor attacks the rim to put the knights up 23. fourth quarter - anna kiel inside - she had 8 - so it's going to be another unity blowout, right? wrong - treynor r es on a ssive run - konnor sudmann with two of her 20 points - and it's just a four-point game with two and a half to go. but alyssa fedders made the big bucket late - and unity holds off treynor, 51-44, to return to des moines for the third straight season. in 1a, seventh-ranked newell- fonda facing un-ranked audubon. the mustangs jumped on top quick - maddi morenz from way downtown - newell-fonda already out to a 5- point lead. it's a lead they'd extend - erin gerke - nini take rolls around and in - 7 p pnt edge for the mustangs. audubon played tough early - layup by emily haubrich - the wheelers got back within 3 a little later. but no ups tonight - kate christiansen goes off the window and newell-fonda is headed back to des moines, 65-47. also in 2a, okoboji earns a state trip, beating grundy center, in clarion, 40 to 34. manson-northwest webster is going to des moines, beating des moines christian 47-43. for more go to ktiv.com. i'm brad pautsch with the sports fource morning wrap. >> the weather should be pretty nice this week.
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the weather should be pretty nice this week. ben's in next with the forecast. plus, cyclists and vehicles share the roads when the weather warms up. now one bill in the iowa legislature is looking to make
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wxwximer @ 1:15 our window for seeing a light rain/snow mix is closing with those chances dwindling mainly in eastern parts of siouxland early this morning. that along with a little bit of patchy fog will be among the small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwestt behindda passing boundary and could gusttup to 30 miles per hohor at times that should clm dow tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the
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expected on saturday! see graphics. >> a bill is moving through the iowa legislature that would require motorists to give bicyclists more room on the road when passing them. ktiv's t.j. springer shows us more.
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has spent a lot of his life on two wheels. and, he's very aware of the hazards when he hits the road. "i've been a bicycle commuter for 30 years and i've had many closese calls. i iide very defensively, and i'm always keeping an eye out." iowa lawmakers are also watching out for cyclists. a bill introduced in the iowa senate would tighten laws governing the way drivers pass cyclists on roadways. it would require drivers to move over to another lane when going around a cyclist. the bill would also broaden the law to include a cyclist in a lane designated for bike travel. and, it will require drivers to actually change lanes when passing a bicycle. bridge stand-up "and one eerie statistic, between 2005 and 2014, 53 cyclists have been killed on busy iowa roads, and with the passage of this bill, senators hope to lower that number." "two years ago, a young boy from my district was killed out riding with some friends on a rural highway, and a passing car didn't allow for enough distance, that the young man was hit and tragically killed." some cyclists on the street believe drivers can come too close for comfort, and they feel this bill can trigger change. yes. butt
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than just tis law because first of all most people are ignorant of the law regarding bicycles anyway." in sioux city, t.j. springer ktiv news 4. >> a radio campaign has already been planned to alert drivers to change lanes when passing bicycles. it's . time for a break. we're back with our fourth half hour of news 4 today. first though.. here's a look at
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good morning. it's tuesday, february 23rd.... welcome back to news 4 today. coming up.p. today, republican presidential candidates will hope their efforts in nevada will pay off. that state holds a republican caucus today and with jeb bush out of the race... the competition is tightening up. more on what the results of thie caucus could mean for the remaining candidates. and anototr course for disc gogo in siouxland. a 5th course is coming to sioux city, but this one will cater to the beginners of the game. and do they help or do they hurt? some new numbers are out about the effects of vaping and e-cigarettes on teens. more on the worry that they could be a gateway to addicition. but first ben....
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as we se a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a passing boundary and could gust up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morninig ahead of another weak system set to ps by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics.
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donald trump's hoping to rack up another win today, in nevada as the state's republican caucuses get underway. tracie potts reports, some candidates just wrapped up rallies a few hours ago. she's in washington with our preview this morning.
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here: (sot: marco rubio/ (r) presidential candidate :34- :38) "we can't win. if we nominate someone, if we nominate meone that half the republican party hates." (sot: michael steele/ fmr. rnc chairman :40-:45) "i again don't know what makes anyone believe that donald trump supporters are going to peel off of him and to someone else." (nats of protesters, "...kasich s no vision, today i left my kitchen!") hn kasich is seeing protests after signing off to defund planned parenthood in ohio. (sot: laura bryant/ student, virginia commonwealth univ. :55-1:00) "i found his comments today to be completely deplorable and very offensive." (sot: john kasich/ (r) presidential candidate 1:01-1:05) "what those attacks tell me is that someone is listening out there." he and ben carson rounding out the five republicans left in this race. nevada's caucuses start later this evening turnout isn't expected to be huge. four years ago only 33,000 across the state showed up. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. >> lawmakers in charlotte, north carolina voted to add to the city's non-discrimination ordinance... expanding rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people. the new measures will prevent public businesses from discriminating based on sexual orientation... gender identity and marital status. at a town town council meeting monday night... members of the public spoke on both sides of
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many people came with signs to watch... and hundreds demonstrated at the charlotte- mecklenburg government center. transgender people n n have the right to choose which public bathroom to use based on their gender identity. south dakota governor dennis daugaard plans to meet with a group of transgender people today. he's trying to decide whether to make south dakota the first in the u-s to require students to use bathrhrms and locker rooms that correspond to their sex at birth. the center for equality asked for the meeting with the governor. they are a non-profit based out of sioux falls. daugaard hasn't said if he plans to sign the bill into law. the proposed half-cent sales tax hike that would help fund governor daugaard's plan to o raise teacher pay ininouth dakota has survived a difficult political test. house lawmakers voted 47 to 21 to approve the bill, meeting the two-thirds requirement to pass through the house. it now heads to the senate. most of the proposed tax increase would go toward
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chunk would go to property tax relief. plans are in place for sioux cityo build a disc golf course in grandview park. it will be a nine-hole course for beginniners and be located near the water towers. total cost for the course is 45-hundred dollars, and the mayor's youth commission has already raised all the money. "not manynyigh school studentss know about disc golf and they don't know 'oh there's a nice golf course at sertoma park', well this one--it's a beginner, anyone can do it," said tayvin scmoll mayor's youth commision sioux city council member dan moore says approving the project was an easy decision. "it's an awesomemeroject," said sioux city councilmember dan moore. "they did the fundraising, they did the layout of the course and they took into account saturday in the park. it will be sioux city's 5th disc golf course. it will be built this spring. a proposal to build a verizon cell tower in a morningside neigigorhood is moving forward. the plan is to build the t ter behind the 900 block of south rustin street. a petition from more than 30
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sent the proposal back to the board of adjustment. but the city approved the plan yesterday. "we sent it back to them (board of adjustment), they took in additional input from the neighbors, from verizon representatives and they decided not to rehear it," said sioux city council one resident said the values of the 80 homes in the area will be negatively impacted if the tower is built. the debate over vaping is heating up. a new study suggests that e-cigarettes are a "gateway" to addiction. but, some retailers argue that e-cigs can help people quit smoking. ktiv's tiffany lane has more.
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quit, and turned to e-cigarettes. "i've had a number of friends who have quit smoking g rough vaping and i just wanted to be a part of that," said long. eighteen months ago, long opened vape 712, a store that sells e- cigarettes. he says a majority of his customers are people who want to quit smoking. but, an american heart association study says that e- cigarettes should only be u ud as a last resort t tquit smoking. the study says ving can be a gateway to nicotine addiction. lisa crum, a manager at vi e-cig and vape lounge, disagrees. "it really helped me to get off off of the cigarettes basically by weening myself off of the nicotine, which you have the ability to do when you're vaping," said crum. "you can start out at a higher level of nicotine and just work your way down. i got down to a zero and stayed on that level throughout my
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by my doctor." su "while vape store manager lisa crum says are an effective way to quit smoking, she says she still believes in regulations that prevent selling e-cigarettes to minors." "because of the fact that there is the possibility of nicotine in the e- liquids that they purchase here," said crum. "nicicine is a known poison and that is something is restricted to adults only sales as is in the state of iowa." a centers for disease control and prevention survey shows that the number of middle school and high school students who tried e- cigarettes for the first time tripled in 2013 from 2011. that's a trend the american heart association wants to reverse through regulation. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> according to the american heart association, over the last 50 years, 20 million americans died because of tobacco. a panda in toronto decided to make t t most of the snow. we'll show yououhis cute tumble roine, next, in what's trending. and i'll have your complete
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wx timer @ 1:30 our window for seeing a light rain/snow mix is closing with those chances dwindling mainly in eastern parts of siouxland early this morning. that along with a little bit of patchy fog will be among the small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a passing boundary and could gust up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down i io the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead
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tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix totorrow evening. once that exits, the rest of t(e extended forecast looks fairly dry with me sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics. >> here's one way to wake up... with a face full of fresh snow! the toronto zoo posted this adorable video of giant panda da mao last week. according to the zoo, he woke up to see the snow
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you can see the panda emerge out of his cave and tumble down the snowy hill. he liked it so much... he climbed up half-way and did it again. still to come this morning.... kim kardashian shares the first photo of her son. and there's a reason why she
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> jimmy fallon played a game of catch phrase with two special guests last night. here's a clip. on the show tonight kevin spacey
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melinda gates. you can catch the tonight show with jimmy fallon right here on ktiv at 10:35 after news 4. kim kardashian west posted a photo of her 3-month-old son, saint west, for the first time yesterday. on her website, she said quotete oday is my dad's birthday. i know there's nothing more in the world he would have wanted than to meet his grandchildren." she also posted a photo of her father, robert kardashian, on instagram with the caption, "happy birthday dad! tuesday, february 23 al- actress dakota fanning is 22 sarah- actor aziz ansari is 33 al- actress niecy nash is 46 sarah- tv personality/b
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al- actress kristin davis is 51 sarah- singer howard jones is 61 al- actress patricia richardson is 65 sarah- actor peter fonda is 76 here's our pic of the dayay.. this picicre was taken by loriri jos in sioux city on saturday morning. to see your photo on pic of the day, you can email it to us at ktktnews@ktiv .com or yoyocan post it to our facebook page.
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in eastern parts of siouxland early this morning. that along with a little bit of patchy fog will be among th small obstacles you'll encounter today as we see a touch more sunshine than we did yesterday which should help raise temperatures a degree or two into the 40s again this afternoon. winds will also pick up out of the northwest behind a passing boundary and could gust up to 30 miles per hour at times. that should calm down tonight as clouds push out of the region allowing us to drop down into the 20s before returning to near 40 tomorrow afternoon. we'll also see a decent amount of sunshine wednesday morning ahead of another weak system set to pass by late tomorrow which might drop a light rain/snow mix tomorrr evening. once that exits, the rest of the extended forecast looks fairly dry with more sunshine and highs in the 30s and 40s with some 50s expected on saturday! see graphics.
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we're wrapping things up on this tuesday morning. when we come back, we'll have a recap of the top headlines from across siouxland.
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are celebrating the end of the lunar new year
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here are some of the stories making headlines this tuesday morning in siouxland. an o'neill, nebraska man is charged with second- degree murder in the stabbing death of his wife. police say the stabbing happened saturday night in this home in o'neill. 37-year old guadalupe quintero died of multiple stab wounds. 37-year old eduardo quintero was also wounded in the incident. he was aested monday at an omaha hospital and charged with murdering his wife. authorities have released no other details about what happened. human trafficking is a problem that's getting wowoe. thatatas the message to members of theheouth
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from the siouxland coalition against human trafficking. chamber members learned how sex trafficking can start with victims as young as 11- years-old. oftentimes, the trafficked person doesn't know where they are or have any identification on them. sioux city police officers say they're investigating several instances of suspected trafficking. sioux city officials have approved a plan by verizon to build a new cell tower in morningside, over the objection of neighbors. the tower will go up behind the 900 block of south rustin street. more than 30 neighbors had signed a petition arguing the tower would hurt their property values. the proposal was sent back to the board of adjustment. but city officials approved the plan on monday. plans are in place for sioux city to build a disc golf course in grandview park. it will be a nine-hole course for beginniners and be lococed near the water towers. total cost for the course is 45-hundred dollars, and the mayor's youth commission has already raised all the money. it will be sioux city's 5th disc golf course and will be built this spring.
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the republicans, where donald trump hohos another big lead in the polls. at this point, c c his rivals do anythingngo block him from winninthe nomination? we'll get into that. plus.. why are members of the duke and duchess of cambridge's staff at kensington palace.. threatening to strike? we're live in london. and.. high fashion, high stress! natalie's rather interesting day as an intern at "cosmopolitan ." those stories and more, when we get started, here on today. >> the skies above china and taiwan were illuminated with scores of floating lights as part of annual lunar new year lantern celebration. in taiwan, people celebrate the end of lunar new year with a spectacular lantern launch. hundreds gathered to release paper lanterns, an annual tradition for the last 18 years according to the city's mayor. historically, lanterns were used in military communications, along with beacon towows, to papa information among troops over large distances. people across china repeated the traditional
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good morning. winning hand. donald trump with a strong lead heading into today's caucus in nevada. he plays tough guy with the protester at his rally. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. >> as he and marco rubio take swings at ted cruz over alleged d dirty tricks. >> every single day, something comes out of the cruz campaign that'septive and untrue. >> while the other candidates slug it out, it's trump on the way to the nomination. clash with the titans. bill gates sides with the fbi, saying apple should unlock the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters.

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