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threat that lurks in homes, and affects thousand of kids each year. and, cases of lead poisoning in iowa historically have been four times the national average. today, ktiv's tiffany lane spoke with a sioux city homeowner who's taaking steps to lead a lead-free life.
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department. "and the reasons for that are that they're behavior just makes them more susceptible rosendahl says kids around two on the floor and put things in their mouths that may have lead. that includes dust from lead-based paint. the impact can last a lifetime. "the first thing that can be affected at the more lower levels, is that developing nervous system," said rosendahl. "and so it can cause things like a lowered iq or behavioral problems later on." and those kids don't always have to be living in the home to be exposed to lead. su "kruse and his wife have been living in the home behind me for nearly 12 years. and when it comes to lead poisoning, the precautions they take aren't only for themselves." "when we first moved in, we actually repainted the walls concerning the lead and thought it would be safer, you know, with my grandkids and stuff that come over every now and then," said kruse. just a few steps kruse takes to live a lead-free life. in sioux city, tiffany lane, ktiv news 4.>> there's a program, in sioux city, that removes
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sioux city is one of 18 cities nationwide to receive a grant from the department of housing and urban development. that $2.7 million dollar grant goes toward about 120 homes around the city that have lead removed. grants include the inspection as well as the fixes that are made to the house. "we have had families that have some back and said what a great experience it's been and the work that they've done - that we've done on their be able to afford has been great benefit to them." said jill wanderscheid, neighborhood for sioux city. in order to qualify for the grant, there are three requirements. your home or apartment must be built before 1978 in sioux city. you need to have at least one child five years of age, or younger, in the home at least ten hours a week. and, your household income must be at, or below, 80 percent of the area median income for woodbury county. for anyone interested in applying, there is a link to the application inside this story on if you have kids, and live in a home built before 1978, there are a few tips to protect your family from lead-based paint.
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paint, walls or windows until you know how to do it safely. have all children under six-years-old tested for lead poisoning. and keep kids away from peeling or chipping paint. the snow is falling across some parts. morning? chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us now with the first look at our forecast. winter weather advisory for northeast siouxland through early tuesday morning most of our highs today took place in the morning as colder air started moving in this afternoon in advance of our next storm system. this system is going to bring light snow to siouxland this evening and tonight with some accumulations possible. sioux city will likely see an inch or two out of this with northeastern siouxland possibly getting in on 2 to 4 inches of snow which is the reason they are in a winter weather advisory through early tuesday morning. some lingering flurries could be with us early tuesday but we'll try to bring in just a little bit of clearing by the
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a semi truck took an unexpected turn this evening when an oncoming train tore it in half. around 5:30, tonight, a semi truck was crossing railroad tracks near lewis boulevard and singing hills boulevard. the oncoming train hit it, and spilled the truck's cargo of dry feed grade urea. officers say there were no injuries. fire rescue teams worked to make sure the accident was not a hazard for the environment. "you see crews cleaning up the
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there's some other personnel to work on the scene. there's going to be a lot of crews in the area for a whe," said sioux city fire rescue firefighter, phil marchand. water department crews were also on scene to make sure local waterways were protected. the sioux city teen, who's accused of shooting a police officer, has pleaded not guilty to the crime. court documents say 18-year-old isaiah mothershed pleaded not guilty to two counts of attempted murder. police say mothershed shot officer ryan moritz during and incident at the valley park apartments on february 7th. he is also charged with five counts of first-degree robbery in incidents dating back to december 7th. four other people linked to that series of robberies in sioux city have pleaded not guilty. 16-year-old jamaal ferguson, 19-year-old justin ferguson, 20- year-old robert seaberry and 16-year-old austin bulizak have all pleaded not guilty. they have been charged with first-degree robbery related to that shooting of a sioux city police officer at a sioux city apartment complex on february 7th. more than a year after the death
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woman, her son has pleaded guilty to killing her. jonathan neunaber entered into a plea agreement today. he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, and an additional count of willful injury. when neunaber's sentenced, the judge could sentence him to up to 60-years in neunaber says he striked his mother with a steel bar over forty times. "did esther neunaber die after your first strike of her with that pipe...after one honor." neunaber said he intended to cause serious injury to his mother, and that his actions were intentional. south dakota governor dennis daugaard has until tomorrow to transgender students to use a restrooms according to their sex at birth. ktiv's michelle schoening spoke with parents to get their reaction as decision day draws
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south dakota is one day away from becoming the first state to have a law requiring transgender students to use a restroom related to their biological sex--rather than the gender their identify with. "if a student is going through a transition they should go with what they're comfortable with. and that should go with the side of the times," lori zanarani, parent. under the bill, schools must provide reasonable accommodations for transgender students' needs. that could mean anything from a single stall restroom, a unisex restroom or a private bathroom somewhere else in the school building. the superintenden t of dakota valley schools says they're equipped to make those accommodations. "there's a family restroom which high school. also, all our nurses offices have restrooms in them which are unisex restrooms," said al leber, superintendent of dakota valley. "while parents are understanding of the change, some believe that
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age could be confusing to their children," said michelle schoening, siouxland's news channel. "as they get older and into high school and college, it's fine they're a little more understanding of stuff. at this age there's going to be so many questions and so much curiosity," said skye sample, parent. a mother of two middle school boys has the same concern. "i don't want them to have to deal with the sexual connotation involved with having mixed genital parts in the same area while they are changing," said tanya reyes, parent. if the governor dennis daugaard takes no action, the bill will automatically become law. in north sioux city, south dakota, michelle schoening, ktiv news four. >> according to the american civil liberties union more than two dozen similar bills have been filed in state legislatures across the country in the first two months of 2016. still to come... making a murderer. it's the original series that has garnered national attention. why siouxland college students
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winter weather advisory for northeast siouxland through early tuesday morning place in the morning as colder air in system. this system is going to bring light snow
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tonight with some accumulations possible. sioux city will likely see an inch or two out of this with northeastern siouxland possibly getting in on 2 to 4 inches of snow which is the reason they are in a winter weather advisory through early tuesday morning. some lingering flurries could be with us early tuesday but we'll try to bring in just a little bit of clearing by the afternoon. while tuesday will be cool (only around 30 degrees), we'll try to warm back into the 40s wednesday before a light mix or light snow moves in again wednesday night. once we get past a
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warming comes our way heading toward the weekend. in fact, we have a chance of seeing more 60s in the forecast by late in our 7-day forecast. a sioux city student is a poetry
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bishop heelan student grace beumler won the "poetry out loud" state championship sunday in des moines. she receives an all-expense paid trip to compete in the "poetry out loud" national finals in may in washington, d.c. there, a 50-thousand dollar scholarship will be awarded to the winner. she also recieves 200 dollars and the school will recieve 500 dollars to purchase poetry books. still to come.... could daylight saving time affect chances of having a stroke? the answer coming up in
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gained national attention. tonight, the story made it's way to vermillion, south dakota. filmed over a decade, the series
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avery, as he goes through a murder trial. though there's a lack of sufficient dna evidence in the case, avery was still convicted. a panel of local law enforcement, along with public defenders, discussed how the case would play out in south dakota. "we think it's important that law students and other students have a good perspective of types of situations that go on in law enforcement and how it applies to law," said usd law student, samantha berglin. the event drew approximately 20 usd students. daylight saving time changes could raise the risk of stroke for some. researchers from finland analyzed a decade of information to find the rate of stroke around daylight saving time. they compared the amount of stroke hospitalizations during the week following daylight saving to the rate of strokes either two before or two weeks after the event. preliminary findings show there was an 8 percent increase during the first two days after the time transition. the highest risk was among people with cancer and those over the age of 65. still to come.... oh baby!
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only have a birthday once every
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odds of being born on leap day are 1 in 1,461. unitypoint health- st. luke's in sioux city welcomed one of those newborns, this afternoon. nats of baby crying meet zoey boltjes. zoey came into the world at
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she's 18 inches long, and weighs seven pounds, eight ounces. zoey's parents, andrew and trisha, are happy that she's finally here, and healthy. they're also excited about one perk of having a leap day baby. "she'll be 21 when she's 84," said father, andrew knight. "something like that," said mother, trisha. "i'm happy about that," said andrew. zoey was one of five leap day babies born at st. luke's, today. one siouxland mcdonald's restaurant decided to give back this leap day. today, 20 percent of all sales at the vermilion, south dakota, mcdonald's benefitted local charities. in addition to the donation, the restaurant also hosted a canned food drop-off. in exchange, customers received a free cookie. "we all live here, you got people that obviously need help with food sometime, said mcdonald's employee shawn laber. "they come through, they give us a can and then we can show we appreciate our customers and that we do love our community." the event last all day. brad's here -- it was a full day
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five siouxland teams were in action -- including three top ten teams in class 2a. we'll have all the highlights. and, boys teams in iowa and nebraska try to earn trips to next week's state tournaments.
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coming up tuesday morning... cooking oils are a common kitchen ingredient. we'll show you which ones you should use to make your meals healthier. and it's not something you see every day. we'll tell you why this unicorn was out roaming the streets. ranking high school basketball teams is not an exact science. but the top-8 ranked girls teams in class 2a all made the state tournament. western christian, okoboji and unity christian all had first round games in des moines. the defending champs from unity
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branch. knights in an unfamiliar position in the second quarter - losing - but chanda zomermaand brings unity within 2 on the three. knights with the lead later, but west branch was tough - haley poula with the 15 footer - unity up 17-15 at the half. third quarter is when the knights began to pull away - anna kiel beats the defense easily - pushing the unity lead to 7. then in the 4th quarter - kiel and diedra noteboom get a breakaway - noteboom finishes, unity advances to the semifinals 52-33. fifth-ranked okoboji facing fourth-ranked pekin. pekin was up by 13 at the break - cassidy tolle with the three as the panthers led 23-10 at half. in the third quarter - boji chips away at that lead - emily wintz on the drive - rattles it home - the pioneers outscored pekin 19-to-6 in the third. okoboji down 1 in the fourth - molly mitchell - she was great
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19 points, 9 rebounds - it's tied. this was the big shot - shaelyn adams - for three - makes it 38-35 - that put okoboji on top for good. in their first state trip - the pioneers head to the semis, 48-44. top-ranked western christian facing 8th-ranked central decatur -- who was 23 and 1. first quarter - western in transition - finding erica feenstra in the corner for a three-ball. then - more from deep - payton harmsen hits from the other wing - western already up 6. the triples were working for the wolfpack early on - feenstra was digging the corner - cans another one. second quarter, wolfpack already up 13 - ashtyn veerbeek pounds it in down low - veerbeek had 21 points, 11 boards... "to get this team to where they are right now and to have an opportunity to compete and to back to practice and to play again is really fun and so we're
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western christian head coach bill harmsen. the 2a semifinals are on thursday. the iowa girls state basketball tournament tipped off today. there are seven games on the schedule, involving five siouxland teams. kingsley-pierson was the first northwest iowa team to play. ktiv's mark freund reports. mark: almost half a century has passed since kingsley-pierson has made it to state. in fact, the last time the panthers were here, in 1967, it was still a six- player tournament. k-p, o opened its tournament run against last yyr's class 1a runner-up, springville. this matchup - number 3 vs. number 6 in the state. springville comes out hot - mikayla nachazel - for two of her 24 points - the orioles led it by 10 after one quarter. k-p comes back in the second - rachel mercer - made four threes in the - panthers were back within 6 at the break. springville led by as many as 16 in the second half - but k-p makes a late run - allison bailey with two of her 10 points - panthers got within
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final minute. but the orioles are able to stave off the rally - springville ends kingsley-pierson's season, 60-to-53. "my girls have a lot of heart, and finally go those first tournament jiutters out, and as much as we talked about turning it into positive energy, it still affected our shot," said head coach nicole goodwin. "we finally started kicking it in a little bit, just too late we had a hole dug, but we battled back. just proud of the girls and the heart that they showed, that's the group i have." k-p ends their season at 21-and-3. in des moines, mark freund, ktiv sportsfource. newell-fonda facing undefeated exira-ehk. newell-fonda up 21-20 at the break - 3rd quarter - erin gerke to the hole - mustangs down 1. tight game in the 3rd quarter - kealey nelson up and in for the spartans - nelson had 17 points. exira-ehk was back up 1 - until mallory sievers gets a good look underneath - newell-fonda takes a one-point
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they'd pull away in the 4th - gerke turning them into points - 15 for gerke - n-f wins 53-42. class 3a boys teams in iowa were trying to clinch a spot in next week's state tournament. fourth-ranked moc- floyd valley was a big favorite against 9-14 carroll, who upset number-5 harlan in the district finals. there would be no upset down at the tyson events center. third quarter -- the dutch having some fun. levi jansen flings it ahead to brady schutt for the layin. moc up by 31. the lead grows. christian korver hits the long 3 ball -- carroll never had a chance in the second half. the dutch have size too. 6-6 bryce bomgaars gets the two from close range. the lead is approaching 40. more quick points. jaaron paugh gets another easy bucket. moc-floyd valley earns a trip to the state tourney, 81-29 over carroll. they play in des moines next tuesday at 2 2 oclock.
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tryi for their first state trip since 1942 -- facing 20-2 webster city. the indians dominate early on, ryan kriener -- the hawkeye recruit -- gets the pass in the post, and banks in the shot, spirit lake is up by 12. later, spirit lake strikes from the perimeter, billy brown -- going to north dakota -- he'e' given too much space, and sinks the three to put the indians up 14. the indians go back into the post -- a defender falls, kriener is left with an easy bucket, spirit lake increases their lead to 16. less than a second left in the quarter, logan backhaus throws up the quick shot and it goes in, webster city would make it close, but spirit lake is going to state with a 60 to 50 win. the indians first round game is at 6-35 next tuesday. class c boys teams in nebraska were trying to earn trips to state in district finals. winnebago, who won the c-1 title last season, taking on hartrtgton cedar catholic, with a trip to o ncoln on the line. we had planned on highligths -- but unfortunately that didnt happen. winnebago wins 60 to 44. cedar led by one at the half, 25-24.
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throws -- david wingett was held to 11. sam anderson led cedar with 14. two other distrirct finals in class c2. battle creek tops twin river, 55-39, to head to state. west holt beats creighton by 7. in c1, o'neill edges pierce, 56-54. pierce still gets in as a wild card. nebraska's boys state tourney starts march 10th. it was s sior night at iowa state. georges niang, , meel mckay and abdel nader -- hoping to win their final game at hilton against oklahoma state. all 3 seniors would haze big games in front of their families and friends. the seniors were on the same page -- niang with the touch pass on the alley-oop lob for the dunk to mckay. second half -- a close game turns into an 18-point isu lead -- niang had a double-double -- with 17 points and 10 rebounds abdel nader was huge too -- he drives and rises up for the dunk and the foul. nader led the cyclones with 19 points. the cyclones hold off the cowboys 58-50 iowa state fell to #21 in the ap poll -- visit #1 kansas on
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tonight: light snow likely. low: 20 wind: ne/n 10-20 mph tomorrow: morning flurries? high: 30 wind: n 10-15 mph thanks for joining us tonight... the tonight show with test. test. test. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon."


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