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is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need to know today. you're watching kcrg-tv9. noo, frfr your 24 hour n nws source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. let's go right to meteorologist britley ritz. good morning and thanks or joiing us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis t britty ritz. light ttmoderate snow will fall through parts of the morning. flurries can be expected through parts of the day. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a significant amount of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out in the uppee 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go
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outdoors. when shhveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets.
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conditions by signing up for kcrg-'s text alert. just go to kcrg-dot-com, click on the cancellations tab, then hit "sign up." then you can get phone notifications on severe weather, breaking news, and cancellatiis. the snow rolled into eastern iowa early yesterday afternoon, and road conditions
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all roads and highways were completely covered. travel ww not adviseded in black hawk county. the storm is hitting just as football fans are heading to iowa city this morning. state troopers are warning drivers to use caution. ""it's justtgoing to takeeou looger to get ffm where you're going to where you need to go so when you get in your car and start heading out tonight or tomorrow during the game, just take that extra time and extra caution." " trooper onrad says one good thing about the storm: people had time to plan for it. rescue teams had to rescue a woman stuck in a creek near des moines. kcci-tv reported a car went into the creeee just outside adel around 5 last night. the car was partially submerged when crews arrived on scene. it took first responders about 10 minutes to pull the woman to safety. crewew carried her on a stretcher to an ambulance. authorities say she suffered non-life threatening injuries. waterloo firefighters battled snow and wind on
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top of intense flames and smoke last night..a fire broke out in a building in the 15 hundred block of grandview avenue. the fire department says the building was used for welding`metal storage rackss the waterllo- cedar falls courier reports waterloo auto parts leased the building to a company called con-trol container systems. iowa wasn't the only state to get pummeled with snow. the rest of the midwest saw several inches pile up. parts of south dakota got more than a foot on friday. some meteorologis ts expect the heaviest bands of snow to strrtch from sioux falls to dubuque. sioux falls residents spent friday digging out. but people living theqe say they're used to it. "sot: mike rink, oux falls residentnt"it's a wet snsnw and slippery. that might make a difference but it shouldn't. they've driven here before. i'm sure of it." " there were about 66 weather-related crashes in sioux falls
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throughout the day yesterday. the snow prompted crews to start clearing out kinnick stadium to make way for fans today. the hawkeyes have sold more than 60 thousand tickets for today's game against purdue. but with this weather, it's hard to know how many will show up. road crews also plan to put an emphasis on clearing the major routess leading to the stadium. inside kinnick, the primary goal will be to make the football field playable. "first things first get the snow off the field and out of the stadium and then go from there as far as concoursrss, the vestibules, all the aisles clean as best we can before 11 o'clock, or before the gates open. " the best advice for fans is to dress warm, and be prepared to sit on snowy stadiuu seats. the last time the hawkeyes played on a snow-covered field was november of 1991. iowa played against the minnesota gophers. make sure to stay tuned for sports. we'll take a look back at the sights and sounds of that wintery game. for you hawkeye fans planning
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the snow today... you can watch them on espn 2. the hawaweyes kick off against purdue at 11 o'clock this morning. also battling the snow... iowa state will play kansas state at jack trice stadium today. that game also starts at 11 o'clock. you can watth it on fox ports. and the u-n-i panthees will host southern illinois. the game starts at 4 p- m, on e-s-p-n 3. saturday game day in iowa leads to hours of tailgating, and tailgating means visits from presidential candidates. rand paul is set to travel to iowa city this morning. he's campaigning at a tailgate right before the hawkee game. the evvnts calld "stand with rand". he's set to talk about protecting the bill of rights and conservative ideals iwashington. senator paul is also set to visit voters i davenport. republican front-runner donnld trump is trying to give clarity to statements he made about keeping track of muslims i the u-s. trump
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supported the idea of a government database to track muslims. " should there be a database system that tracks muslims here in this country?there should be a lot of systems- beyond database. we should have a lot of systems and today you could do it. but right now we have to have a border, we haae to have strength, we have o have a wall and we cannot let what's happening to this country happen several of trump's g-o-p and democratic rivals criticized him for those statements. iowa senator joni ernst is teaching eastern iowa students to be leaders. to studes at clear creekmana high school in tiffin how high school kids can get involved with the political process. she said she was pleased students have in government. recent terrorist attacks s paris... together to fight isis after extremists target a hotel in mali.
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parts of the morning. flurries can be exppcted through parts of the day. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a sinificant amount of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out inn the e per 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close e o zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. thanks britley. coming up in sports, one u-n-i
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playing in today's basketball game. and we'll have highlights of snowy 1991 hawkeye fooall game.
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would start off tonight with some images of that 91 snow game against minnesota.. ar your players ready to play in this?&they will have to be. the hawks beat the gophers 23-8
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the hawks beat the gophers 23-8 and went onto the holiday bowl. iowa and purdue will kick /ff 11:00 am tomorrow dress warm. the15th ranked panthers will try to win their 5th straight game tomorrow against southern illinois in the uni-dome and if they win that should put them in the playoffs at 7-4. we have done what we needed to be we have done a nice job in november. you in one game the next game gets bigger so this game just enhanced what is capable now. we are only focused on the game we big game for us. sot :21 oc: " big game for us " uni offensive line coach ben barkema will not be on the
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sidelines for tomorrows game. he hasseen suspspded after being arrested last night for owi. the kennedy cougars were supposed to play dowling tonight for the 4a state title.. of course that game was moved to monday and kennedy coach briin white is taking advantage of the extra time to prepare. more time to prepare for an oppenent is always great.. they have more time too. it is what you do with that time so we went back to a mid-week schedule today aad tomorrow and we will get after t a little bit today and tomorrow. but what it really does is add three more days onto our season we get to play football so that is the bonus that is the good part of it. :19 oc: "good part of it the second ranked iowa wrestling team hosted maryland today and a good start for the hawks.. thomas gillman got them going with the 24-7 tech fall.. and then corey clark put tyler goodwin on his back for the fall.. iowa got another pin from sammy brooks at 184 for a a 5-9 lead and nathan burak followed with a 21-5 tech fall and the hawkeyes beat maryland 36-9.. iowa also shutout grand cannon, iowa
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central and coconell as part of the iowa duals. uni will host top ranked north carolina tomorrow at one on kcrg 9.2. the tarheels practiced today in cedar falls and marcuspaige confirmed he is not playing. "i really thought i was going to come back cause i had a doctor's appointment yesterday and i went in feeling well. i had been doing stuff in practice bubu i haddt done any live contact stuff. they just told me it was starting to heal and form back together, but i needed another week until they were confident in putting me back out therer without putting me in jeopardy." sot :18 oc:"...putting me in jeopardy." to the pitch the loras soccer team hosted depaw in the second round of the d-3 ncaa soccer tournament today. mike gordon drilled one from the top of the box to give the duhawks a 2- nothing first half lead and ttat was p penty for goalie jacob peterson who made some big time saves in the 2-1 loras win to advance to the elite 8. and finally the uni volleyball tam entertained bradley tonight and amy held was a killlg machine in thth first set.. and then checkout
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the defense from the panthers heather hook with the block.. uni won the first set 25-14 and ey go onto sweep bradley 3-0.. thanks scott.
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parts of the morning. flurries can be expected through parts of thhday. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a significant amount of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out in tt upper 20s, lows this eveniig will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero.
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outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neiohbors and pets. some local non-profits and
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special gift..... that could save someone's lives during a heart attack.
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is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need to know today. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 satururay morning ews. but first, meteorologis t britley ritz has your first alert forecast, britley... light to moderate snow will fall through parts of the morning. flurries can be expected
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through parts of the day. temperertures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a significant amunt of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out in the upperr20s, lows thissevening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layers if you must go outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. the roads have been getting
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snow started alling yesterday. driving was very slick alongside interstate 380 last night, and many drrers pulled over at rest stops. " josh kramer. it's not bad...slick in some spots but it's clear... the salt trucks are out so it's not bad. it's started to get bad right before 380. " iowa ssate patrol monitored thh roadd conditions and drivers. one trooper said it's a good thing drivers anticipated the storm. the snow is causing multiple closings, cancellationssand postponements. we're showing many of those at the bottom of
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your screen. you can also find a complete listing on kcrg dot com and through the kcrg-tv9 mobile app. state high school football championships were postponed yesterday, and moved to monday. just a note today, we will not be airing these games on kcrg 9.2. theyeyll still playing at the uni dome in cedar falls. monday's games should follow the same time schedule as planned. we will have the uni basketball game on 9.2 this afternoon at 1. he panthers will play against north carolina at home. this fourth of july, someone stole two huge flags that were hanging on the front of a dubuque business. last weekk police found the missing flags in a storage facility. kcrg tv9's dubuque bureau chief katie wiedemann explains why the djscovery was surprise for police. whilil working in his tee shirt design shop last summer, tom rauen had a thought. "i just had this idea, seeing if
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possible. " about a thousand bucks, caught a lot of attention from customers and passers by. unfortunatel y, they also caught a thief's attention. "we came back from the 4th of july weekend and they were shocking." posted information about the theft on his facebook page. the post gained 100- thousand views. "i was just hoping somebody would see something or heard of something. " months went by, still no leads. pululs flag out of bag until last week. "last wednesday, on veteran's day, i get a phone call from the the dubuque police department and they said they recovered the flags. " a discovery that's leaving rauen surprised and little more cauauious. "we're definitely going to put them back up and we are going to make sure they're secured a little bit better this time. we do have a new surveillence
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some downtowow dubuque residents say the music some bars are playing on outdoor speakers is too loud. but right now the city won't regulate their use. jonathan mccoy of the old main neehborhood association wanted the city's zoning department - not the police - to regulate the speaers. but the ubuque zoning board of adjustment voted "n". an associate planner with the city says people can request a municipal code amendment to regulate the playing of outdoor music. the city council would ultimately decide the issue. wartburg college in waverly received me extra help to renovate a campus residence hall. the school received a one million dollar challenge grant to help fix up clinton hall. that money came from the mccaskey cllenge,' a fund that two wartburg graduates from chicago started. e renovation wiwil cost aroundnd 8- million dollars total. it includes updating student rooms and adding a computer lab,
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and even a small movie theater. wartburg hopes to raise all of the moneyeyfor the project by ay 31st. eleven schools, one church, and waypoint services all received lifesaving devices. yesterday, mercy medical center in cedar rapids donated automamaic external deffbrillators to the organizations. a-e-d's can help save a person's life if they experience sudden cardiac arrest. someone only has to press the power button and then a voice will guide them through the process of reviving the victim. mercy medical center noticed a need in the community for the devices more than a year ago, and emphasized their importance. "time is of the essence and so if you're able to get that within a matter of seconds on somebody the chances of them surviving the event greatly increases; rather than waiting for ems servies to arrive t`is really gets the process started." the a-e-d's will be placed in open and accessible locations in the organizations and schools. if you'd like to double the impact of f our donations
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the cedar rapids saavation army, today's the day to drop money into those red kettles. the local board members will match the money that comes in on saturday. add up the donations, include the matathing funds, aad it all goes to the christmas campaign goal. the salvation army is hoping all the money from the red 790-thousand dollars. a popular burrito chain closes down locations in several states after an e coli outbreak. now health officials are looking for the tainted ingredient. stay with tv9. it's ---. meteorologist britley ritz joins
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weather wise question. light to moderate snow will fall through parts of the morning. flurries can be expected through parts of the day. temperatures cold front has amount of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out in the upper 20s, lows this evening will be extremely cold, bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero.
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outdoors. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. thanks britley. officials in mali are
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rrorists attack tourists
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a hotel. stay with your 24 hour
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attack at a hotel in mali. it happened as peace talks were gettig started there. uthorities identified her as 41 yer-old anita dbtar of maryland. islamic
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exexremists stormrmd a radisson hotel friday morning, holding several people hostage. the attacks led mali to declare a state of emergency. these photos show malian and u-nnecurity forcee escorting hostages out of the building. france and the u-s have taken action against islamic extremists in mali several times. president obama addressed the attacks yesterday. " this is another awful reminder that the scourge of terrorism threatens so many of our nations. and once again, this barbarity only stiffens our resolve to meet this challenge. we will stand with the people of mali." president obama is in south east asia now meeting with r rgion leaders. european union ministers met in brussels friday to discuss the next steps to take against the islamic state. the french interior mister said hicountry and the rest of europe will do whatever they can to wipe out rrorism. "the europe that we love the
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europe that we have built should also do what it can to combat terrorism, it is its duty to it's citizens, it is duty to the humanist values inspired the fououding fatherssof europe. " at the meeting, the e-u ministers promised to to ming in. u-s environmental regulators say volkswagen lied on more pollution tests than originaly thought. earlier this month, the environmental protection agency accused v-w ofofputting software on about 10 thoosand 20-14 tt 20-16 vehicles. but this week, volkswagen told the epa that the same software is on vehicles going back to 2009. the epa says it will investigate an take appropriate action. volkswagen denies the software allows the cars to cheat on emissions tests. the man who landed a small helicopter onto the u-s capitol groundssleaded guiltyty in feddral court friday. douglas hughes landed his
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he says the stunt was meant to call attention to what he called 'the influence of big money in politiis'. hughes' attorney says he will ask for probation, and prosecutors have agreed not to ask for more than 10 months in prison. chipotle customers are raising questions about foooo safety, after an e coli outbreak at the popular burrito chain. the outbreak has so far caused 45 cases of the illness in six states: washington, oregon, california, minnesota, new york, and ohio. hat's accorring to the centers for disease control. 16 people were so sick they had to be hospitalized. the c-d-c says a single ingredient is the likely culprit...but they haven't identified what it is. sooe customers want more transparency from the company, when it come to what it's serving. " "if you have things that are raw you should definitely pull those and not make them available untii you can at least see if there's something bacteria related that people shshuldn't be eatii " chipotle locations in oregon and washington
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reopened last week after being closed due to the outbreak. we'll take another look at your first alert forecast, next. but first a look at roaoa conditions across iowa.... stay with tv9.
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out top story this morning is the snow!
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dangerous. you can always stay up date on local weather conditions by signing up for kcrg-'s text alert. just go to kcrg-dot-com, click on the cancellations tab, then hit "sign up." then you can get phone notifications on severe weather, breaking news, and cancellations. join us for our 8 o'clock show this morning. tv9's katie wiedemmnn sits downn with ike kelly from unity point finley hospital. they'll talk about no shave november. now, a final look at the forecast... light to moderate snow will fall through parts of the morning. flurries can be expected through parts of the day. temperatures will be much cooler now that the cold front has moved through and a significant amount of snow has accumulated. highs today will top out in the upper 20s, lows this eening wiwil be extremmy cold,d,bottoming out in the single digits. with the winds out of the nw 15-30 mph, wind chills will in the single digits today and pushing close to zero. please dress warm and in layers
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outdoows. when shoveling, give yourselves frequent break, and check on your neighbors and pets. thanks for joining us this saturday morning. be sure to watch kcrg- tv9
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good morning, america. breaking news. maximum alert. brussels bracing for a terror attack right now. subways shut down. the government there warning about a serious and imminent threatat meanwhile, in paris, chilling
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