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mishandling a televised debate this week. and we'll tell you where to find trick-or-treat times for your town, coming up. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news saturday morning news. good morning and thanks for joining us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis t britley ritz. rain chances will be likely through the morning and a good chunk of the afternoon, so if you are out and about trick or treating during that time you might want to bring the umbrella and the
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poncho! otherwise throughout the evening the rain should diminish and any halloween plans should go on without trouble. temperature wise, it will be cool through most of the day with highs only topping out in the low 50s. once that sun goes down temperatures are expected to drop into the 40s, so dress warm under those costumes. warmer temperatures are on their way! highs into the next week are likely to reach close to 70 degrees. get ready to bust out the short sleeves folks. thanks britley. university of iowa students had to evacuate a residence hall, after a fire broke out early this morning. iowa city firefighters responded to slater hall at 325 south grand avenue around 1-30. they received reports of a fire on the 9th floor. this is previous video of slater hall. all people inside the dorm made it out of the building safely. the fire department says crews contained the fire to
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room. the sprinkler system did activate, helping to control the flames. crews are still investigating the cause. check for updates on this story at kcrg dot com. more fallout from this week's republican presidential debate. g-o-p candidates are so unhappy with how c-n-b-c handled the event -- they're meeting this weekend to discuss what they want from t-v networks in upcoming debates. c-n-n 's brian stelter reports. the leading gop candidates .. outraged over their treatment at wednesday's debate.. meeting in washington sunday night to rewrite the ground rules for the next round. among those calling for change.. ben carson. presidential candidate "debates are supposed to be to get to know the candidates, and get to know what's behind them and what their thinking process is, what their has turned into is gotcha."sunday's meeting is an unheard of gathering of rivals.. the candidates, united in their anger over what they called the hostile
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tone of the questioning. nats wondered why you think we should hire you now? a presidential priebus agreed.. complaining bitterly just moments after the debate ended. i think it was one gotcha question, one personal low candidates also plan to take control of the debates from priebus and the rnc.. charging that party bosses have failed to take their concerns to the networks. more evidence of the gop at a crossroads.. as politicians.. led by party outsiders.. struggle for control of the party. in an unprecedente d move aimed at maintaining his control.. priebus announced today that the rnc is cutting ties with nbc for a february debate.. saying in part.."i .. expect the media to hold a substantive debate on consequential issues of concern to the american people. cnbc did not." that was first and foremost among the candidates' complaints... presidential candidate "i think the bigger frustration you saw is that all those candidates onstage had prepared for a substantive debate." presidential candidate "we have $19 trillion in debt, we have people out of work, we have isis and al-
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qaeda attacking us and we're talking about fantasy football?"bria n stelter, cnn, new york. a university of iowa poll has dr. ben carson with a slight lead over donald trump among likely republican caucus-goers. 25 percent support carson, while 22 percent favor trump. no other candidates received more than 11 percent support. this poll has a margin of error of 7.4 percent. that poll has democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton holding a strong lead in iowa. more than 52 percent said they support the former secretary of state. 40 percent back vermont senator bernie sanders. this part of the student and faculty-led poll has a margin of error of 7.3 percent. president obama says the u-s
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will deploy of about fifty special operations troops to syria, to help in the fight against isis. the white house made that announcement yesterday. officials say ground forces will deploy to northern syria, to assist kurdish and arab forces. president obama previously stated he wanted to keep u-s troops out of that region. reporters questioned white house press secretary josh earnest, about the president's remarks. "jim acosta, cnn sr. white house correspondent: "it would be great if we could have a moment of clarity here and you can acknowledge that yes that this mission is changing that this is not going to be what was said at the onset of this? i just want to..." : "to say that jim would only confuse the situation." " earnest insisted the president was talking about ground troops to get rid of syrian leader bashar al-assad. the white house says this will not be a combat mission. the european union and japan are working to end human rights violations in north korea. they are circulating a draft u-n
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condemning the country. the draft encourages the u-n security council to refer north korea to the international criminal court. the associated press got a copy of the draft, which calls on north korea to immediately end all human rights violations, and to close prison camps. the new york mets have won the third game of the world series, but it was a close one. last night, they battled the kansas city royals in a 9-3 game at citi field in kansas city. rookie noah sydegarrd pitched six effective innings, leading to the win. right now, the royals lead in the series two to one. the next game is tonight, and the mets will try to even their losses. as a reminder, we won't have any more televised high school football games on k-c-r-g 9.2. however, 9.2 will be covering high school football playoffs at the u-n-i dome in november. also on k-c-r-g 9.2, the panthers will face off against south dakota today at 1.
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that game is being played at the dome in cedar falls. iowa state will take on texas this evening in jack trice stadium. kickoff is at 6 o'clock, on fox sports one. and the undefeated hawkeyes will take on the university of maryland today. game starts at 2-30 this afternoon at kinnick stadium. you can find that game right here on k-c-r-g. kids across eastern iowa are getting their empty bags and buckets ready for trick-or-treating tonight. you can find trick-or-treat times for communities in our viewing area on our website, kcrg dot com. just scroll down on the home page and click on "trick or treat times." some people got an early start to halloween this week. the iowa city parks and recreation department hosted its annual "tot monster mash." and a famous car you've probably seen around here lately made a special appearance. kcrg t-v nine's greta meyle was there. " the majority of the time a lot of the six and unders sometimes they're not in preschool, sometimes they're not in school, so they
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don't get an event to participate in so we give them something to come-- a little party to have for halloween." matt eidahl, program supervisor iowa parks do you think you're gonna get this maya 6:41:50.05-42:00.07 "i got lots of candy. lots of candy" 09:02.22 matt "we provide inflatables," "go down the slide" "trikes,arts and crafts projects" "good job" "this year we got the oscar mayer weiner mobile." "it's a weiner mobile, isn't that cool? yea" "we've been helping kids and parents take pictures with the weiner mobile" molly mac n cheese 06:20::14.24 "say 'cheesy weinees! smile right here!" no." "we have a lot of variety in what we do and the whole point is to make people smile and to make the day fun" molly mac n cheese "can you give the mic a kiss? and can you say love ya? 'love ya' " some people will choose to dress up as their favorite, or most-hated presidential candidate this year for halloween.
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but one woman is taking it a step further, making their faces into works of art. stay with tv9. it's ---. rain chances will be likely through the morning and a some people will choose to dress up as their favorite, or most-hated presidential candidate this year for halloween. but one woman is taking it a step further, making their faces into works of art. stay with tv9. it's ---.
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good chunk of the afternoon, so if you are out and about trick or treating during that time you might want to bring the umbrella and the poncho! otherwise throughout the evening the rain should diminish and any halloween plans should go on without trouble. temperature wise, it will be
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day with highs only topping out in the low 50s. once that sun goes down temperatures are expected to drop into the 40s, so dress warm under those costumes. warmer temperatures are on their way! highs into the next week are likely to reach close to 70 degrees. get ready to bust out the short sleeves folks. thanks britley. once again, it's almost time to fall back. once again, it's almost time to
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daylight saving time for 2015 ends this weekend. that's at 2 a-m sunday, so make sure to set your clocks back an hour before falling asleep tonight. there are exceptions to the rule if you live in areas d-s-t is not observed, like hawaii, most of arizona, or u-s territories. cows...not typically what you'd call frightening creatures. but one cow has the markings of something scary, just in time for halloween.
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... the high school volleyball playoffs continued tonight. in class 2a, west branch hosted highland riverside... these two teams met in the season opener, west branch won that match 2-0. tonight's highlights between the bears and the huskies are brought to you by the colors, black and black. but the bears were red hot. samantha willoughby with the kill as west branch dominated the first set. now it is highland in the near court. the set and brylee carolan with a knuckle ball the bears cannot handle. later it is team allyson: allyson simpson with the set for teammate allison russell and another point for the bears.
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and now watch the dig by linzee espensen and haley poula says it is closing time. west branch advances with the three nothing win over highland. class 1a region 7 semi- finals. springville took on burlinton notre dame in tiffin.. and madi wagaman got the orioles off to a good start with the ace.. and checkout the nice backset to megan wageman for the kill.. and springville has some girls who can really jump like samantha johnson who skies for the kill and that had the student section on thier feet.. and when you are tall it helps alyssa jeager just knocks it straight down and she did that several times tonight.. jaege and springville dominated at the net winning the first game 25- 16. and the orioles advance to the regional finals with a 3-0 win. ma ... the cedar rapids rampage made their major arena soccer league debut tonight at the u.s. cellular center. the rampage hosted the st. louis ambush in a preseason game. ... the rampage have a couple of cedar rapids natives... xavier grad charlie
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bales and wash grad jacob johnson ... 1st quarter action, rampage down 1-0... but alex megson scores the first ever rampage goal for the equalizer... it's 1-1 ... six minutes later, it's cedar rapids washington grad jacob johnson burying the rebound off the boards... rampage take a 2-1 lead... jacob is also a coe graduate ... just 25 seconds later... rampage with the free kick... corey adamson's kick pin balls off a couple of st louis players and finds its way into the goal... but st. louis wins 11-6 ... roughriders trying to snap their 3-game losing streak hosting bloomington ... 2nd period, roughriders trail 3-1... but bloomington makes it 4-1 as blake gober buries the rebound just before the net comes off... the refs reviewed the play and the goal stands ... the roughriders did score to make it 4-2, they try to make it 4-3 as charlie michalowski tries the redirect, but he's denied by hayden lavigne... bloomington wins 4-3 it's a busy weekend of college football. the 10th ranked hawkeyes are 17
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point favorites over maryland saturday at kinnick. the hawkeyes will be looking for revenge against maryland who beat iowa last year in college park. this will likely pick six was a big play in the game and likely is back again this year. and the terps who lost by one point to penn state look like they are playing with new energy under interim head coach mike lock- sley... here's what our college football analyst chuck long had to say. "all teams are dangerous coming in because now iowa's a top 10 team. so everybody's going to give them their best shot. but, in my opinion, if they just take care of the football against maryland and run the ball like they've been running, they'll take care of business and win the game. maryland has the 13th rush defense in the big ten out of 14. not a very good run defense. run the ball, take care of the ball, iowa should win." vtr : 23 oc: "iowa should win" thanks scott.
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and about trick or treating during that time you might want to bring the umbrella and the poncho! otherwise throughout the evening the rain should diminish and any halloween plans should go on without trouble. temperature wise, it will be cool through most of the day with highs only topping out in the low 50s. once that sun goes down temperatures are expected to drop into the 40s, so dress warm under those costumes. warmer temperatures are on their way! highs into the next week are likely to reach close to 70 degrees. get ready to bust out the
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short sleeves folks. some lucky kids got to trick or treat at the white house this year. and they got show off their costumes for a costume competition. show. check this out, little pope francis. this kid and his dad won the competition. the best
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halloween costume nature could make. she doesn't have an official name, but the marking on her head earned her the title "skull cow." people have accused the cow's owner of faking that mark, but he says the skull design has been on the cow's head since it was a calf. donald trump gets a pumpkin tribute. jeannette paris created the so-called "trumpkin" out of a 374-pound pumpkin. it took her about ten- hours to finish the masterpiece. paris has also "pumpkin-ized" jon stewart, oprah, kanye, and a certain north korean leader in other pieces. still to come in our show... a man shot by waterloo police earlier this year is
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arrested by davenport police. we'll detail the new charges against him, coming up in our next half hour.
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concerns over his health. and one community has their tickets at the ready for a local box office premiere. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. but first, meteorologis t britley ritz has your first alert forecast, britley... rain chances will be likely through the morning and a if you are out and about trick or treating during that time you might want to bring the umbrella and the evening the rain should diminish and any halloween plans should go on without trouble. temperature wise, it will be cool through most of the day with highs only topping out in the low 50s. once that sun expected to drop into the 40s, so dress warm under those costumes. warmer temperatures are on their way! highs into the next week are likely to reach close to 70 degrees. get ready to bust out the short sleeves folks. thanks britley.
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from a residence hall, after a fire in the early morning hours. iowa city firefighters responded to slater hall at 325 south grand avenue around 1-30. they received reports of a fire on the 9th floor. this is previous video of slater hall. all people inside the dorm made it out of the building safely. the fire department says crew contained a fire to a single dorm room. the sprinkler system did go off there, controlling parts of
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the fire. crews are still investigating the cause. check for updates on this story at kcrg dot com. more than a week has passed since the disappearance of an 18-year- old waterloo west high school student. west junior, moe sed, went missing on october 22nd. teachers and students spent a day off from classes this week, to search for him. officials believe he was last seen riding his bike on the 13-hundred block of west fourth street in waterloo. sed is of burmese descent, and there's concern about a language and cultural barrier in trying to find him. liz wagner is one of sed's his health. " 5:20 he left home without his we're worried that he might not be his own. " waterloo police said friday they have organized searches. public safety director dan trelka, said he hopes any community-organized searches will focus on wooded areas on waterloo's
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davenport police have arrested a man who police wounded during an incident outside a bar in waterloo. davenport police arrested 28-year-old javon webb on thursday. webb faces several charges, including assault on a peace officer and interference with official acts while armed. the iowa department of public safety says webb struck a police officer with his car outside the new world lounge two on april 5th. on that date, police were handling a fight involving about 40 people in the club's parking lot. webb started to drive away, but police say his car hit the one officer. two other officers fired a total of seven shots into webb's car. webb drove to a hospital to get treatment for gun shot wounds. in august, the attorney general's office determined the officers' actions were justified. waterloo police say someone fired gunshots into a car yesterday. the waterloo cedar falls courier reports people heard gunfire in the area of locust and west third
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streets, just before noon. no one was hurt, but two bullets hit the passenger's side of the car. another bullet flattened one of the car's tire. oil was leaking from the engine when police arrived at the scene. a jesup man is in the hospital after falling from a homemade tree stand. the iowa d-n-r says 67-year- old timothy lindquist fell about 20 feet while bow hunting yesterday morning. two other men he was hunting with found him around 11:00. an ambulance took him to a local hospital with chest injuries. a helicopter flew him to u- i-h-c. the dnr did not release his condition. members of the grundy center community are showing off their talents on the big screen. it's part of an effort to bring new life to an old theatre. kcrg tv-nine's sarah mccarthy discovered a packed crowd at a well- known downtown big screen last night. theater." a theater that sometimes
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a previous owner planned to shut these doors for good. that was 1985 and brent wilson remembers it vivdly. brent wilson - grundy center resident "i escourted him into our bank president's office and said told him what mr. peterson was going to do and he said, 'well, we can't let that happen." the bank president helped fronted the money to buy the theater that day. renovations adding new concessions and a second screens meant full seats. "for many years, we had a sign out front that said sold out. but in the last few years, that's dwindled." but tonight.. nat - ticket sales people here say that sold out sign is back. that's because this screening is special. eight dollars buys a seat to see the first movie made in grundy center, for grundy center, and by grundy center actors. all the money will go to theater renovations. daughter." terri shepard plays a lead role, and after hours of filming and script memorization.. even for talked and talked and talked and talked." shepard is still a little star struck. terri shepard - actress "this is not like community theater where it's live for two nights and you're done. the big screen is just.. i don't know what to expect but i'm nervous." shepard and her big screen husband have a comically complicated relationship.
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for cameron corbett reactions are why he acts. cameron corbett - actor "i'm excited for my parents to see it, i want to see my mom's reactions and stuff. i don't have high aspriations, this isn't harrsion ford, i think to put something together liek thisd have the whole mmunity ehis should be a t of fun."e story is inspireby people who liveere,according to filmmaker scottompson. creates movies in small towns ross thecountry. he says these small, red carpet moments are the most morae.scott thompson - filmmaker "the fun part when they get to see themselves. 're not making schindler's list or titanic, is isn't an oscar nr. we're making a really good, solid family movie with local lks who want to ve that fun of having their n premier night in their own theater." but the rson whoves the day on se can't behere forhe bigdebut. nat of movie harper wells fimled the move, then enlisted in the army. for her family, this is the first time they've seen her in months. misty wells - harper'smother "it'll be emotional, ihardly get to talk to her and i've only seen her once since she left, so it'll be emotional." emotion captured in a promise to keep this picture palaceere for decades come. in grundy center sarah cthy kcrg tvns. today is your last chance to
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produce at the iowa city farmers market. the market is wrapping up its season today. that's at the chauncey swan parking ramp, across from city hall at 410 east washington street.
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the market will go from 7:30 this morning to noon. the next time you can go to the farmers market, is for iowa city's annual holiday markets. there you'll find locally- made holiday gifts and foods. this is scheduled for november 14th and december 12th. you can help support the northeast iowa food bank, by donating cans at one hy-vee store today. students are holding a canned food drive today from 8 this morning till 5 o'clock. they'll be collecting non-perishable items at the crossroads hy-vee. next saturday, they'll do the same at the ansborough hy-vee. severe storms continue to cause damage across the state of texas. high winds tore roofs off buildings in one town west of san antonio.
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rain chances will be likely through the morning and a good chunk of the afternoon, so if you are out
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time you might want to bring the umbrella and the poncho! otherwise throughout the evening the rain should diminish and any halloween plans should go on without trouble. cool through most of the day with highs only topping out in the low 50s. once that sun goes down temperatures are expected to drop into the 40s, so dress warm under those costumes. warmer temperatures are on their way! highs into the next week are likely to reach close to 70 degrees. get ready to bust out the short sleeves folks. as kids head out tonight for
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should take a few minutes to remember safety. stay with your 24 hour news
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get ready to go door-to- door... but before they do it's important parents remind them to stay safe. especially when it comes to checking their candy. razor blade hidden in a snickers bar after trick or treating in ohio thursday. police believe this was an isolated incident. the girl's parents and others in the neighborhood were shocked by what happened. " because anybody who is out there and is crazy enough to do this to unsuspecting little kids there's got to be something wrong with them.. " to be safe, many parents in the community threw out all of their childrens' candy. police are still looking for a suspect. republican candidates won't get questions from nbc news in their debate coming up in february. the republican national committee's chairman says the party suspended its partnership with the network after this week's cnbc debate. he says the moderators did not focus on economic issues as promised. he
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called the questions quote 'inaccurate and downright offensive'. the next gop debate is set for november 10th on the fox business network. democrat, hillary clinton, is speaking out on a controversial video of a south carolina officer slamming a student to the ground. the richard county sheriff's office fired deputy ben fields, earlier this week. clinton spoke about the controversial video during a campaign event. " i know how i'd feel if it was a child i knew who was man-handled by a police officer in school like we saw in south carolina the other day. i'm talking about us exercising empathy to make it possible for people from every background, every race, every religion to finally come together as one nation " clinton went on to say the country shouldn't pretend to ignore the truths about racism and justice.
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in a t-v nine followup tonight... investigators are questioning whether racism was the motive behind five church fires in st. louis. officials charged 35 year old david lopez- jackson with two counts of arson. he's connected to two church fires, and officials don't yet know his motive. two of the burned churches had predominately black congregation s. this sparked concerns of a racial motive. this morning we're learning a russian plane into egypt's sinai peninsula. officials say none of the and that they were all russian citizens. officials with egypt's aviation agency say the pilot reported technical problems. the plane was headed to st. petersburg, russia. at least two people are dead after dangerous storms rolled through heavily populated areas of texas. possible morning. it's believed a tornado tore the roof
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buildings in the town of d'hanis . the storm also damaged a fire station and a bank. surrounding areas saw winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. "across the road we had damage. the firehouse in the back, the roof was taken off. " thankfully, forecasters are predicting dryer and calmer conditions in the san antonio area throughout the weekend. the storms in texas produced some heavy lightning. check this video of a national weather service radio tower there. "lightnigt sounds, strike a weather technician captured this video. unfortunately, this lightning bolt knocked out important radar data equipment during flash flooding in the brownsville, texas area. we'll take another look at your first alert forecast, next. stay with tv9.
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fire crews are investigating an overnight fire at slater hall on the university of iowa campus. students evacuated the dorm around 1:30 this morning. fire crews say they received reports of the fire on the 9th floor. officials say everyone made it out the building safely. check for more updates on this story at kcrg dot com. officials are searching for a missing waterloo west high school junior, moe sed. people last saw him on october 22nd. yesterday, teachers and students used a day off from school to search for him.
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officials believe he was last seen riding his bike on the 13-hundred block of west fourth street in waterloo. davenport police arrested 28-year-old javon webb on thursday. webb faces several charges, including assault on a peace officer and interference with official acts while armed. the iowa department of public safety says webb struck a police officer with his car outside a waterloo lounge on april 5th, and was shot by police. now, a final look at the forecast... rain chances will be likely through the morning and a good chunk of the afternoon, so if you are out and about trick or treating
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