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alert forecast, kaj... plan on another decent day! if sun is your thing, youll want to enoy today, even when obscured by the clouds at times. plan on highss around 40 in many spots, anddloser to 45 south of i-80. our next storm system is just coming into the pacific northwest this morning, and it's decent. plan on more clouds and even some drizzle and fog in the area for wednesday and wednesday night. by thanksgiving, te still anticipate area-wide rainfall with amounts of a half inch tooone ch. fog will be possible east of us on thanksgiving, which could cause flying issues. from iday through most the weekend, our weaer isiet. later on sunday into monday is another windo worth watching for possible rain or snow in the midwest, but much of this hinges on the eventual track of the anksgsgving system..enjoy your esday!tooay : partly cloudy high: 37-43 winds: se 5-15 alo: 39 dbq: 38 iow: 43tonight: mostly cloudy low: 31-37 winds: se 10-15 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 35tomorrow: chance of showers/fog high: 42-48 winds: s 10-15 alo: 44 dbq: 44 w: 47tomorrow night: areas of drizzle/fog low: 39-45 nds: s 10-15 alo: 39 dbq: 40
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we have more information this morning on a double micide in des moines we told you about yesterday morning. police say a man killed his wife and 16 year old daughter with a gun and then turned it on himself. police were called out the 2400 hundred block of hull avenue in des moines around 7 o'clock on sunday night. they believed 47-year-old barney fraaken killed the two at their home, he's in the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshotwound. police say he shot and killed 42-year-old amy fraaken and 16-year-old amber fraaken. his step son told kcci-tv he believes the shooting is related to the coupls marital problems. " this wasn't fair, this was not justified...ttis was not appropriate...this was just straight up ignorance...and trying to gain self-control from somebody who did't want
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russell-lane says his stepfather had always made him uneasy, especially when he started buying guns. he said his mother had wwrked hard to keep her marriagag togethh for 15 years despite her husband's unfaithfulnes s. the linn county attorney will soon decide if there will be any charges against two cedar rapids police officers who shot and lled a man last m mnth. the iowa division of criminal investigation completed its report. it happened october 20th, when police tried to pull ove a car on ravenwood terrace northwest as part of a drug investigation involving activity attan area drug store. 21 year old jonathon gossmmn, who was a passenger in that car, got out and tried to ru away. when police caught up with him, thee say he firrd a gun at them. they fired back, killing gossman. the two officers are now on administrative leave. the county attorney says he'll release his conclusion once he has finished reviewing
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the u-s state department says americans should keep an eye out when traveling this week. in a rare move, the department issued a worldwide travel alert for u-s citizens. the travel alertts the result of the recent terrorist attacks in paris that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more. the state department says isis and other terrorist roups continue to plan attacks in multiple egions. it also says the likelihhod of terrorist attacks will continue as members of isis return to their home countries from syria and iraq. french authorities believe one of the people who wasaspart of the papais attacks pooed as a refugee from syria. the fear of other terrorists mixing with refugee groups prompted the u-s house to pass a bill last week that would require more extenssve backgrounn chchks for any syrian or iraqi refugee who applies to come into the u-s. iowa congressman rod blum supported the bill. blumumwas in dubuque yesterday doing a job shadow with paramedics from paramount ambulance service.
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vote. he says, rit now, congress's most important job is protecting the american people. onn way to do that is securing all borders, and restricting refugees from both syria and iraq. "it's impossible to check effectively the background of these refugees because iraq and syria are not functioning countries nd assad, whoois cucurently the president of syria, we're trying to topple him, so i don't think he's going to be very cooperative with anyy records he might havee " blum says the united states should instead create safe zones within thoset& countries where refugees can live. then united states military should patrol those areas. congressman dave lobesack, a democrat also from eastern iowa, also voted for the bill. some in swishmr say they're not y with the mayor welcoming refugees to the city. they planno circulate petition to present a a the city council meeting next month. last week, mayor christopher taylor issued a proclamation that said the city would welcome refugees. nhe gesture
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no cities or even state can block where refugees settle once they're in the u-s. bishops with the iowa evangelical lutheran church of america wrote a letter asking governor branssad to change his ststnce on refugees. they say it's our duty as iowans and christians to welcome people who are experiencing terrorism in their own country. e letter reads in part: "we are not naive about possible new threats of terrorism, but denying refuge to thousands of desperate people is not who we are as christians, nor will it guarantee our security." it goes on to say iowans have a long history of settling refugees, including those from syria. and not allowing any refugees into iowa is only feeding the problem. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. a research center at the universsty of iowa wiwil receive hundreds of thousands of dollars after state officials reversed their decision to withhold funding. the center for global and regional environmental research receives funding from electtic and gas utilities. but the iowa utilities board had
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held back 772-thousand dollars since mid-september over questions about how the center has spent money. just last week, the ioo attorney general's office called on the board to transfer the funding. the center works with researchers to study alternative energy and the impact of global warming. it operates out of the iowa advanced technology laboratory on campus. this week will be one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, and millions of americans will drive. tha means there could be long waits at auto repair shops. a downtown cedar rapids auto center told many customers that they'll have to wait until friday for repairs. with a lot of people wanting work done before avelling and a short week, some shops are slammed. but it's more than just the thanksgiving impact. the weekend snow and cold reminded drivers it's time to get vehicles ready for winter. "people want t o get stuff done because they've just decided oh i want to go out of town, so it kind of doubles up the amount of work we normally do" hubbell says his repair shop in
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marion still had openings but ey are filling up. not only is thanksgiving this week, but the day after has become omewhat of a holiday of its own. black friday is now the day for deals, with ores arood the country offering incredible discounts for this one day. according to the national retail federation an estimated 135 point 8 million people will shop on thanksgiving, black friday, or small business saturday. that's about 59 percent of shoppers. last year 133 point 7 million people took advantage of thanksgiving eekend deals.s. that was aboot 55 percenttof holiday shoppers for 2014. tv-9's forrest saunders is live this morning at lindale mall in cedar rapids. forrest, with all these shoppers in one place there's a lot of work to be done? that's right nicole. there will be a lot of people, meaning there will need to be some organization. lthough nearly 60 percent of holiday shoppers
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started checking off their shopping lists by november 10, millions more a ae eagerly waiting to hear what retailers have in store - and online - for the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year. according to nrf's preliminary thanksgivinggeekend survey, an estimated 135.8 million shoppers definitely will or may shop on thanksgiving, black friday, small business saturda and/or sunday, similar to the 61.1 percent who planned to last year and morrthan the 55 percent of holiday shoppers who said they did shop in stores and online over the weekend in 2014.nrf's 2014 thanksgiving weekend results survey found 133.7 million holiday shoppers were in stores and online over the holiday weekend. we'll check back in with the mall manager with some more things the'll do in prep for friday.
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anks a lot forrest. governor braastad has pardoned two turkeys as part of an annual thanksgiving tradition in iowa. "zoey the turkey and spike the turkey, free from the harm of carving knives and gravy this thanksgiving day." branstad issued the special proclamation yesterday outside terrace hill
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in des moines. he noted the birds had survived avian flu this year. the des moines register reports branstad's grandchildre n were present during the pardon. they chased the birds through the snow. as millions of americans prepare for thanksgiving travel, the u-s state department has issued a travel alert. government officials are urging americans to be careful with more terror threats from extremist groups. a texas teen who was arrested for bringing a clock to school is seeking millions in reparations. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---.
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thing, you' want to enjoy tay, even when obscured by the clouds at times. plan on highs around 40 in many spots, and closer to 45 south of i-80. our neet storm syssem is just coming into the pacific northwest this morning, and it's decent. plan on more clouds and even some drizzle and fog in the area for wednesday and wednesday night. by thanksgiving,
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amounts of a half inch to one inch. fog will be possible east of us on anksgiving,,hich could cause flying issues. from friday through most of the weekend, our weather is quiet. later on sunday into monday is another window worth watching for possible rain or snow in the midwest, but much of this hinggs on the eventual track of the thanksgiving system. enjoy your tuesday!today : partly cloudy high: 37-43 winds: se 5-15 alo: 39 dbq: 38 iow: 43tonight: mostly cloudy low: 31-37 winds: se 10-15 alo: 32 dbq: 30 iow: 35tomorrow: chance of showers/fog high: 42-48
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winds: s 10-15 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 47tomorrow night: areas of ddzzle/fog low: 39-45 winds: s 10-15 alo: 39 dbq: 40 iow: 44
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with the thanksgiving holiday just a few days away, the state department is now issuing a worldwide travel alert for americans after recent terror attacks overseas. this comes as president obama hosts french president francois hollande. abc's stephanie ramos reports from our nation's capitol. if you plan on traveling this
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a new warning for you in the wake of recent deadly attacks in papais... nats: paris tack egypt... and mali... nats: mali... the state department issuing an uncommon worldwide alert "due to increased terrori threats." sot - jeh johnson / homeland security secretary "we are, and we continue to be, and we have been, concerned about copy- cat like attacks." the state department says ... .... "current information suggests isil and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in mulitiple regions ...these attacks may employ a variety of tactics using conventional and non-conventional weapons." proof that... iss ...is t giving up....promising attacks?in this propaganda video... showing images of new york city's times square. the city in turn..stepping up its police presence... nats: nyc police nats?. the heightened alert not just in the states but overseas to europe... sot: if we start shooting you're in the cross fire the belgian prime minister extending the terror alert there for another week - after 4 days of lockdown in brussels..as the hunt for the 8th paris attacker continues. with europe on edge... president obama meets with
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ench president francois hollande at the white house today. the pair will discuss how to ramp-up the fight against isis extremists. obama sot: "us will cont. to lead coalition. verbatim: the family of a texas teenager who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school is seeking apologies and millions in compensation. ahmed mohamed was arrested two months ago in irving, texas when he brought a homemade cllck to school. his teacher thought it was a bomb. ahmed's family is now asking for written apologies from the school district, the mayor, and the lice chief along with 15 million dollars. their attorney says they will go to court if they don't get the money and
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apologies within 60 days. right now the family is living in the middle east, afraid to come home to texas after receiving numerous threats. now for a quick check on n our weather with meteorologist kaj o'mara.
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plannon another deeent day! if sun is y yur thing, you'll want to enjoy today, even when obscured by the clouds at times. plan on highs around 40 in many
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spots, and closer to 45 south of i-80. our next storm system is just coming into the pacific northwest ts morning, and it's decent. plan on more clouds and even some drizzle and fog in the area r wednesday and wednesday night. by thanksgiving, we still anticipate area-wide rainfall with amounts of a half inch to one inch. fog will be possible east of us on thanksgiving, which could cause flying issues. from friday through most of the weekend, our weather is quiet. later on sunday into monday is an good morning, topping "america's money" -- volkswagen offers a fix. >> it submitted california for problems. >> half a million vehicles in the u.s. would be eligible for this fix. black friday shoppers already camping out to be the first in line for those dealal >> wow, as for the best day to shop for jewelry it's thanksgiving. for for clothes, it's thanksgiving. in the days leading up to christmas for toys and electronics it's now followed by thanangiving and black friday. >> that's a lot. >> yes, it is. domino's pizza making it a
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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. the department of transportation says they won't be fixing all of the roads in iowa. it says money restrictions and changing times are the cause. the stores and malls this friday. and the stores are getting ready for the influx. more on those preparations coming up. " "and i just wanted to help as much as i can for my community and everyone else." " a hardworking middle schooler hits nothing but net when she sets her mind to something. good morning! its tuesday november
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