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recent violence, dubuque city leaders expand it to the entire city. for more than 40 years joe noll and his family have lived along west locust street. it's an area he loves, but he's dealt will signigicant neighborhood changes over the years. "it's a great neighborhood in spite of some of the recent problems. " noll serves as president of the downtown neighborhood association. he plans to take advantage of the city's lighting reimbursemen t program and hopes other neighbors will follow his lead. "certainly we know that well lit areas are deterants for people who want to engage in illegal behavior. " if a home owner installs new yard lights like these, the city will reimburse the homeowner for 50 percent of that cost. they'll also reimburse them for half of the cost if they pay a professional to install the lights. that doesn't include motion detection lights. it has to be a light that's always on when it's dark outside. "as long as there are light fixtures, not only illuminates their yard, but also provides light to the sidewalk and public right of way. " and even with the tools the city is giving homeowners, noll says it's still neighbors being diligent, who improve the community's safety.
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"if you drive down the street and you see weeds, tall grass or trash. same something. " right now, alliant energy is hosting a lighting event at lowes here in dubuque. employees are helping of lighting would be the best for their that's going on until 6pm. you'll find out more information about the rebates with this story on kcrg dot com. live in dubuque, katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9 news. kirkwood community college issued an alert to its students and staff today regarding a shots fired call. police responded to 6811 college park court southwest around 10:30 this morning. that complex is "the reserve on 66th," formerly known as the college park apartments located near the college. no one was hurt, but people who live in the area say someone fired shots into a door and tried to kick it down. in the alert, kirkwood said there was no threat to campus.
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turning now to the forecast, with joe live in decorah. he's there for the final night of regular season high school football for the vikings game against west delaware. how's the weather there? showers and drizzle will be on their way out as the night goes on. clouds and a south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest wind will let us rise only a few degrees, even with a clearing sky. we'll dip into the 30s on saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62
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in our vote 2016 coverage... democrat lincoln chafee announced this morning at a woman's forum in washington d-c that he's no longer seeking the presidential nomination. " lincoln chafee/ former rhode island governor "we do have a winning message of building a strong middle class, investing in education and infrastructure, extending health coverage to more and more americans, " the former rhode island governor has struggled to raise money and gain traction in the polls. that leaves hillary clinton, bernie sanders and martin o'malley as the last three major candidates in the race. former virginia senator jim webb already dropped out. in the latest quinnipiac university poll, it shows clinton is back on top. it
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found likely caucus goers favored her at 51 percent, and sanders with 41 percent. in last month's poll, it found the two at a virtual tie. the poll has a margin of error of 4 percent. the assistant director of the quinnipiac university poll is in des moines today. peter brown says clinton is gaining momentum among female voters. "it is extraordinary how large the gender gap is, sanders has advantage 12 points among male caucus goers, normally that's good but, sec clinton draws her showing among women... 26 point edge among female caucus goers, that's a huge" new details are coming out about a rescue mission in northern iraq that left a u-s soldier dead. 39 year old master sergeant joshua wheeler from oklahoma died yesterday. isis fighters shot him. he's
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die in combat in iraq since 2011. it happened during an operation that freed 70 hostages from an isis controlled prison. this is video of it from the defense department. u-s forces were not meant to directly engage with fighters because they were with kurdish forces. but isis overwhelmed the kurdish fighters so the u-s commander on the mission made the decision to enter. " peter cook, pentagon press secretary "this was a unique circumstance. this was a support mission in which they were providing support to the iraqi, the kurdistan regional government and us forces are not in an active combat mission in iraq." " the elite delta force raided the compound to imminent danger of execution. just days before the raid, u-s surveillance spotted mass graves dug and ready inside the compound. today the u-s house voted to eliminate portions of obamacare elements of the law: the individual and
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that puts in motion a plan to dismantle the law through the budget process. it also defunds planned parenthood for one year. this is the 61st time that house republicans scheduled a vote to scrap all or part of obamacare. calling all star wars fans- "hoth" isn't just an ice planet from "the empire strikes back," it's also a fundraiser for the university of iowa children's hospital. tomorrow marks the second heartland open tournament for henry- which spells out "hoth". it's a chance for players miniatures to win prizes and raise money. james mcdonald created the tournament. his son, henry, was born without a right pulmonary artery. doctors at the u-i saved henry's life. the fundraiser is mcdonald's way of saying thanks. "nobody really thought henry would be doing as good as he is. i think everyone thought henry would be under the knife a few more times, but every time we go
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give us thumbs up for another year." 12-hundred dollars. the tournament starts at 10 tomorrow at coralville. it costs 20 dollars to register, and we have a link dot com. we look at when construction could start city? we look at when that could happen now that a against the
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showers and drizzle will be on their way out as the night goes on. clouds and a south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest wind will let
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us rise only a few degrees, even with a clearing sky. we'll dip into the 30s on saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62 tomorrow: clearing sky, breezy high: 59-65 winds: nw 15-25 alo: 60 dbq: 61 iow: 64 tomorrow night: clear & cool low: 35-41 winds: n 5-10 alo: 36 dbq: 38 iow: 39 sunday: mostly sunny high: 60 - low: 38 monday:
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storms late high: 59 - low: 45 wednesday: chance of showers high: 54 - low: 48 thursday: cloudy & cool high: 50 - low: 40 friday: mostly cloudy high: 51 - low: 35 thanks joe. it's one of the strongest
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recorded.
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closing in on mexico and some popular tourist destinations. and when it's done there,
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international space station. it's the strongest hurricane to ever be recorded in the eastern landfall in mexico this evening. britley ritz is here with me. happening with this storm? and what does this mean for us in iowa? what makes this storm even more
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that it went from a tropical storm to a cat 5 in 24 hours it is expected to hit mexico this evening as a cat 5 causing significant damage it will hit a heavily populated resort area causing mud slides and flooding storm surge is going to impact the coast line, especially on the right side of the storm where they can pick up 20 plus inches of rain here's a current look plus inches of rain here's a current look at patricia she is moving off to the north at 14 mph winds are packing a
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punch of 190 mph and pressure is sitting around 900 mb to put that into perspective, 925 mb is very low on a normal basis so this storm is strong . hurricane patricia will actually be impacting our weather as it moves inland. it will bring a lot of moisture our direction over the next week. the heaviest staying to our southeast at this time. thousands of people in mexico have moved inland from the pacific coast. planes are being diverted away from the storm. the airport at the resort city puerto vallarta is closed until further notice. nats of siren these sirens went off in puerto vallarta to warn people about the impending storm. authorities also went around towns and cities along the coast to warn people about the danger. still ahead tonight... after a judge dismissed a lawsuit against the chauncey tower, when
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and web designers with geonetric are catching some sleep today after 24 hours straight of hard work. we'll look at how much money they saved local non profits, next on t-v
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with a judge dismissing a lawsuit against an iowa city high rise, the project can now move forward. the chauncey tower will be a 15 story building in downtown that houses apartments, offices, a movie theatre and more. kcrg t-v nine's iowa city bureau chief mark carlson joins us live. mark, this project has been in the works for years, yet still they haven't broken ground? yes, but things are slowly getting back on track, but completion of the project may now end up being pretty close to the year 20-20. this is the site of the project,
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at the corner of college and gilbert street. it is right next door to trinity episcopal church. they church has fears the building will cast a shadow over it and limit parking in the area. and they claimed the city acted unlawfully when they rezoned the plot of land to allow for construction of the new building. as noted a judge ruled in favor of the city and the developer marc moen. the question now is, when will they break ground? moen says with the lawsuit out of the way, he hopes to break ground by the end of next year and complete the project by the end of 2019. moen says this has been quite a battle... "what we didn't anticipate at all is that our neighbor would file a lawsuit about the building, which is ironic because the building has so many of the things the former minister told us they wanted, not a student housing project, we have 15,000 square feet of public space in this building that
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moen says one thing that will slow things down again is if the church decides to appeal. we did talk to the attorney representing the church today. we asked him about that, we'll have his answer tonight at six. tv nine news. work is underway to expand a local business in eastern iowa. crews started work on monday at clickstop in urbana. they're adding another 20 thousand square feet to their facility. this is what it will look like it will offer more manufacturing capabilities to the company and add about 100 new jobs. " 23:40:55 this year we're growing by almost 40 percent and we're projecting similar growth for next year, and so we're just getting ready for another large increase in business :05 " time they're not able to talk about the particulars of some of the manufacturin g work they will eventually be able to do. eight nonprofits in eastern iowa now have
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brand new websites to help them reach out to the community. it's all thanks to operation overnight, which wrapped up this morning in cedar rapids. web designers at geonetric spent 24 hours building them. the parent education consortium was one of the groups that got a new website and they say they love it. "we are budgeted fiscally every year, and without the funds to do that, i mean, we never would have had a new website because we could just afford to do our programs every year." it's estimated each nonprofit is saved between 40 to 70 thousand dollars in web work through operation overnight. geonetric plans to do it again next year. we'll have one last
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trade center as it traveled through johnson county today. and some kiddos get to learn what it's like to train elephants for the ringling bros. circus. tonight at 6.
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showers and drizzle will be on their way out as the night goes on. clouds and a south wind will keep our temperatures very mild, only falling to the upper 50s to around 60. however, that warm start won't help us much on saturday. a breezy northwest
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wind will let us rise only a few degrees, even with a clearing sky. we'll dip into the 30s on saturday night, followed by sunshine on sunday with highs around 60. we'll start the next workweek on a high note, but there are some rain chances later tuesday into wednesday. next week is also going to be cooler with highs staying in the 50s.tonight: showers likely low: 57-63 winds: s 10-15 alo: 57 dbq: 60 iow: 62 thank you, joe, and thank you for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 5. now we go to new york for abc's world news with david muir. urricane patricia tonight, the breaking news. the monster hurricane hitting right now. the category five storm. wind gusts more than 200 miles per hour. the most powerful storm ever recorded in the western hemisphere.
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