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first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... the brunt of t t snow has left, although a handful l flurries may linger into the afternoon. some breaks in the clouds will try to squeeze in with highs in the middle 30s. quite a few clouds hang around tonight with lows in the 20s. our sky graduallclears tomorrow, sending our highs to around 40. m md weather continues thereafter with highs staying in the 40s through at least the middle of next week. the weekend is looking dry, follod by a snow shower on monday.today: m/cloudy, a few flurries high: 32-38 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 34 dbq: 34 iow: 36 an illinois man faces charges
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dubuque last week. police say 28-year-old shawn cade of rock island robbed the du-trac community credit union on east 14th street last friday morning. police sayayround 10:30 that morning, he passed a note to a teller demanding money and indicated he had a weapon. investigators say cade did not display any weapon, and he got away without hurting anyone. . de faces one ount of 2nd degree robberty. if convicted, he'll serve up to 10 years in prison. some people in dubuque have damage to their homes this morning after late- night gunfire. police responded totopruce streeeebetween university and jefferson around 10:30 last night. they found shell casings and some homes had brwken windows. the poli department is still investigating. a 19-yeaeaold man is expectete to be ok after someone shot him in the arm in cedar rapids last night. police say they received reports
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around eight o'clock last night near thth16-hundred block of b avenue northeast. they did not find a victim there, but they did find a vehicle with bullet holes about two blocks away from where someone reported the shooting. police say the 19-year-old victim later arrived at saint luke's hospital for treatment. police have not made any arrests and are still investigating. in waterloo, police are investigating two reports gunfire from earlylyhis morning. around 1:45, officers responded to reports of shots fired on the 11- hundred block of west mullan avenue and the 500 block of elm street. nonoone was hurt in either shooting, but officers did find shell casings at both scenes. police in des moines have a suspect in custody today for a double homicide. and that's after a standoff with authorities l le last night on a highway. dallas county authorities closed down several miles of highway 141 last night when they found a car matching the description of the murder suspect's van.
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when officers recognized the vehicle and tried to bring him into custody. but wanchanic drove away, leading to a chase that ended when the van died on the highway. "you know i think the cold finally got to him the reason he ended it. he finally came out. um he was just freezing cold. he didn't have any ht in his vehicle, i think that's why he finally decided to get out of the vehicle " police say wanchanic is the suspect in a double homicide i i des moines on monday. authorities found 26 year old byron howard and 31 year old heath belieu shot to death in their home monday night. overseas, british prime minister david cameron says his country could make a difference in the fight against the islamic state. british lawmakers are debating whether or not to take part in airstrikes s syria. during the heated debate, cameron called opponents to the measure quote 'a bunch of terrorist sympathizers'.
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says t united states will deploy special forces to iraq to fight isis. while testifying before a congressiona the deployment will help kurdish more pressure on the islamic state.e. over time be able to conduct raids, free hostages gather intelligence and capture isil@ leaders " secretary carter also defended the white house's progress in dealing with isis. authorities in mason city are investigating an inmate death ininhe cerro gordo county jail. the iowa department of corrections says a correctional officer found a the male inmate unresponsive inside his cell early yesterday morning. authorities tried to revive him at the jail before transferring him to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. the department of corrections has not released his name. a man convicted of murder died
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the department of corrections says 62-year- old jerimiah stage emphysema. he was serving two life sentences on first- degree murder convictions from fort dodge. he was charged in the deaths of 80-year-old alanson beachnd 83-year- old mina beach in november 1980. he was convicted the next year. a flood protection project in iowa city seems ready to move forward. for the past five years officials have discussed raising dubuque street and the park road bridge. twice in the past three years, dubuque street has flooded between foster road and park road. both times the road was closed for nearly a month. officials hope to prevent future flooding events by raising the road one foot above the 100 year flood plain. officials originally wanted to break ground in spring 2014. some of the delays came from residents and environmental studies
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expectededo approve the plan i i a couple weeks. the new design takes the roadway just above the 100 year flood plain. that should save some old trees along g buque street. the project is n n expected to cost 52 million dollars, up from the original estimate of 32 million. "the bridge itself has taken a little bit different shape than wh the original concept was, so we have a little bit more money in the bridge, we also, as the delay in the project, originally we were going to be der construction two years ago, so obviously inflation raised the price of the project also. " they will break ground in may and it will take two years to complete. the city administrator of tiffin says that town will go along with the county's recent minimum wage increase. the johnson county supervisors have approved a plan to raise the county's minimum wage to 10 dollars, 10
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last month, tiffin city leaders had discussed opting out. but after hearing a t of support for the increase, the city council decided to accept it. solon, swisher, oxford, and shueyville have voted against the county's increase and will stay with the state minimum wagef 7 dollars, 25 cents an hour. utioned to limit screen time for their children. but some recent data shows it might actually be a good thing f toddlers to have some time in front of a t tlet. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert
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the brunt of the snow has left,
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flurries may linger into the afternoon. some breaks in the clouds will try to squeeze in with highs in the mimile 30s. quite a few clouds hang around tonight with lows in the 20s. our sky gradually clears tomorrow, sending our highs to around 40. mild w wther continues thereafter with highs staying in the 40s through at least the middle of next week. the weekend is looking dry, followed by a slight chance of a rain or snow shower on monday.today: m/cloudy, a few flurries high: 32-38 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 34 dbq: 34 iow: 36 tonight: mostly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 28 iow: 28 tomorrow: gradual clearing high:
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tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 21-27 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 23 dbq: 23 iow: 25 friday: mostly sunny high: 46 - low: 24 saturday: mostly sunny high: 48 - low: 30 sunday: mostly cloudy high: 45 - low: 31 monday: slight chance of rain/snow high: 43 - low: 32 tuesday: partly cloudy high: 44 - low: 32 wednesday: partly cloudy high: 45 - low: 31
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tens of thousands of iowans who rely on medicaid are on deadline to choose a new provider, as the state privatizes the health care program. we received many cacas into the newsroom about signing up for medicaid in the past few days. patients got letters in the mail asking them to pick from four companies by the middle of the month. but some say they y n't know whwhher their current doctors and hospitals have contracts with any of the four companies. medical officials at physicians clinics of iowa say the only thing a patient can do is call their provider and ask which direction they are leaning toward. "certainly there will be iowa medicaid insurance available for those patients, the question then becomes which of those plans did they sigigup for. that's puts most of the responsibility on the state at this point in time because things haven't been finalized to provide those members, our patients, with some direction on what they should do." dalton says some providers
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of full participation, but p-c-i will participate in one of the plans. raising children can sometimes be confusing, with so many do's and don'ts out there. many parents question the amount ofptime kids should end in front of tablets, smart phohos and computers. but recent studies say giving kids some time with those devices might actually be a good thing. adam mccoy reports. for 2 year old bennett lambert, it's not unususl to spend some time on a tablet. and his tablet time started earlier than it did for his sisters - twins who are now six. recently the american academy of pediatrics changed their guidelines for screen time for children under two from no time to well... thirty minutes. and a recent study from the university of london suggests that kids get on tablee as early as possssle because of how quickly they learn things by using them. and the key here is the word
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if there are specific things we're learning languages puzzles using a tablet to read a book to a child there is even the simulation of flipping a page and it's your voice reading to a child i think that's allll great.and d 's important to note it's not just the content of the media that matters but how it's used. are they learning anything or is it simply a way of mesmerizing or placating a hild so they don't bother you?for health minute, i'm adam mccoy. the iowa department of agricuure submitted its 20-17 budget this week. in today's agribusiness report, we take a look at the break-down of the multi-million dollar request. stay with us. good morning this is the ribusiness report. i'm (dramatic music)
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david geiger. ---- the iowa department of agririlture 20-17 budget request.. was submitted this week.. in a meeting between governor branstad and iowa ag secretary bill northey... who.. asked for 10 million dollars for the iowa water ality initiative.. a a five hundred thousand for the avian influenza response efforts.. the 10 million is four hundred thousand dollars more than was budgeted this year.. northey alssrequested 7 point five million dollars for conservation cost share.. last year the state invested nine point eight million.. generating 12 point eight million in matching funds from farmers and landowners. there are still 17 agriculture drainine wells in the state.. northey asked for just under two million to finish a project closing them.. ---- the final volume requirements under the renewable fuel standard d as announced monday.. causing mixed responses from ag groups.. the final rule requires more renewable fuels than the proposal.. but still falls
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from 16 point two eight billion gallons in 2014 to 18 point one one billion in 2016.. about half a billion gallons fewer than what congress voted.. cellulosic biofuel is set to go up from 33 million gallons to 230 million gallons.. the e-p-a says the requirements boost production and support a robust qnd achievable growth of the biofuels industry.. some ag groups say that shows progress from the proposal.. and moves the biofuel industry in the right direction.. however.. groups like the iowa renewable fuels association say it still is an illegaga justificicion and the numbers should be higher.. and some farmers were hoping to reach the higher blend needs because of low commodity prices. "i don't think this is good news for that and id's sad because we have all this corn and it's literally sitting around. a lot of it outside right now, we have so much corn and we can't even get it inside when it's raining and snowing on it and we should be turning that into ethanol and ve the consumers a r rht to buy these higher blends at a lower cost and instead, we're kind of
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i think. so, it's frustrating, but all we can do is roll up our sleeves it is the final rule." shaw adds.. on products like biodiesel.. the number is 300 million gallons up.. but that's 25 percent below what was asked.. and that doesn't account for the 400 million gallons of imported argentinian biodiesel. ---- and the update on the renewable fuels standard is already in the grain markets.. it was expecting june estimates on ethanol production. "you know, over late yesterday afternoon, the epa a d raise sliggly the rfs for biofuels. it as anticipated.." "as our usage for corn ethanol is going to increase in 2016 from what was anticipated in june. the same thingngith bio diesesl use so that was a bit of a support along with the fact that the funds sitting big shorts in the market causing a bit of a short covering rally." "well, the cattle market continues to have a disappointing cash trade last week, traded 127 in the southern planes. the beef market's trying to show some stability but the cattle market continues to just not react to
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weather issues that we've had down south, which could slow the rate of gains so looking for demand to picup at the present time is the real issue." "well, the hog market has a real strong technical day today. cutout continues to find some strength. the market acts like we might start to carve out a seasonal low, and the demand is starting to pick up s s all adds up to a higher price here today." ---- thanks for joining us here on the ribusiness report.. i'll be back ain tomorrow.. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agribusiness section of kcrg.com.. you'll find it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.52 oc webtease dunkin donuts is experimenting with doughnuts on demand. but the new service isn't in iowa just yet. the chain is partnering with the service
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in select cities. dunkin delivery promises to have your glazed and powdered sugar treats to your door in less than 45 minutes. right now the store is rolling out the delivery service in dallas, atlanta, chicago, los angeles and washington d-c. and d donalds is testing out table service and a new sandwich menu in select markets. the menu called 'taste- crafted' allows you to customize your been or chicken with differere buns and toppings. after ordering, you sit down and someone will bring you your food. right now it's only available in some southern california stores. no word if it will be offered at mcdonalds nation-wide. barb green with the better business bureau will be here next with tips to avoid becoming victim to a recurring i- r-s scam. ' the bbbb's barbara
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barb, there's an irs scam that keeps coming back. what does this one invnvve? how n people avoid getting taken in this scam? you also wanted to talk about a scam happening on social media, having to do with a gift exchange.
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this weekend, the iowa hawkeyes will go after a big ten championship trophy. but some playerand even coach kirk ferentz have already walked away with some well-deserved hardware. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert
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washington county, after an overnight fire. firefighters in cedar falls are getting a better look at the inside burning buildings thanks to some new technology. and u-s special forces are getting ready to deploy to iraq to fight the islamic state. president obama says he's confident the world will win the war against terrorism. you're watating kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at
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first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin... the brunt of the snow has left, although a handful of flurries may linger into the afternoon some breaks in the clouds will try to squeeze in with highs in theheiddle 30s. quite a few clouds hang around tonight with lows in the 20s. our sky gradually clears tomorrow, sending our highs to around 40. mild weather continues thereafter with highs staying in the 40s through at l lst the middle of next week. the weekend is looking dry, followed by a slight chance of a rain or snow shower on monday.today: m/cloudy, a few flurries high: 32-38 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 34 dbq: 34 iow: 36 this midday, we're working to
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on a hog confinement fire in washington county. the confinement is a total loss after the first started in wellman late last night. that's just west of kalona and riverside. the controller at brenneman pork told tv-9, thousand pigs died when a fire broke out around 45 last night. controller adam hocker says everything seemed fine last night, but then he got the call that the building was on fire. no one was inside at the time.@ the building is considered a total loss. an illinois man faces charges for a bank robbery in dubuque last week. police say 28-year-old shawn cade of rock island credit union morning. police say around 10:30 that morning, he passed a note to a ller demanding money and indicated he had a weapon. vestigators say cadaddid not display any weapon, and he
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hurting anyone. cade faces one count of 2nd degree robbery. lieutenant scott baxter says police are talking with federal auththities about the potential of more charges. if convicted, he'll serve up to 10 years in prison. some people in dubuque have damage to their homes this morning after late- night gunfire. police responded to spruce street between university and jefferson around 10:30 last night. they found shell casings and some homes had broken windows. the police department is still investigating. people in black hawk county elected new leaders in waterloo and cedar falls. in waterloo, city councilman quentin hart received nearlz 60 percent support in the runoff. he got more than 52- hundred votes to beat former mayor tim hurley, who had more than 36- hundred votes. hartill replace mayor buck clark, who did not seek a fourth term. waterloo voters also filled the city council seat in ward four. jerome amos
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winner with nearly 900 votes. chris schwartz hadadround 600 votes. amos replaces hart. jim brown received overwhelming support for mayor. with about 35- hundred votes. while incumbent jon david halterman had about 1-thousand votes as a write-in candidate. mayor crews had urged people to vote for brown in yesterday's runoff. he decided to step down from the position at the end of the year. but his name was still on the runoff ballot. mayor crews has served cedar falls for 30 of the last 44 years. the cedar falls fire department has some new helmet cameras that will soon get put to use. the department recently purchased three of them with hopes of getting more in the future. after fire officials finish writing the standard operating guidelines and firefighters get some training, the crews will start
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they enter into burning buildings. they can withstand a high level of heat. the fire chief believes the cameras can help with investigations and training. " 17:41:20 it's just another tool in our tool box that could help us figure out what started a fire, what caused a fire, if it's suspicious, if it's not and then furthermore training, post incident analysis, things like that." the chief says the cameras cost less than 3-hundred dollars each. the crew will not be usi them for medical responses. firefighters plant to start using them in january. university of iowa president bruce harreld is requesting more state funding to raise faculty salari. he asked governor branstad and other state officials for more than five million dollars in additional funds for the upcoming fiscal year. he to them the money would keep the university competitive. iowa state reqeqsted an extra 8.2 million
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and u-n-i asked for more than 7.6 million in additional funding. u-s special operations forces are getting ready to fight isis in iraq. the new force will conduct raids, gather intelligence and free hostages. overseas, the british government is alsosoebating epping up its military efforts. abc's lana zak has the latest. two of the world's biggest military forces are planning stepped-up action in the war against isis. nats here in the us, secretary of defense ash carter announcing a new special ops targeting force-- it will be based in iraq--and conduct raids, gather intelligence, free hostages--and aim to capture isis leaders. carter telling a congressional committee?. the us is on the right course-- we're defending the homeland, we're working to defeat isil at its core in syririand iraq." while in n ndon the british parliament debating today if they should launch airstrikes against militants in syria, right now british forces are only
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sot "the house should be under no illusion. these terrorists are plotting to kill us and to radicalise our children right now. they attack us because of who wedare, not because of what we do." british prime minister david cameron making the case, while acknowledgin g the risks. cameron sot "we should think about our brave armed forces and their families for the risks t tt they take on our behalf and that obviously plays very heavily on my mind." lana zak, abc news washington the legacy of a police officer killed in a shootout in colorado springs this month is living on. today the university of colorado announced a scholarship in memory of officer garret swasey. he was a six-year veteranan for the university police department.
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scholarship fund and a separate fund for swasey's family on the university website. police say a 57-year-old man killed swasey and two other people during an hours-long standoff at a planned parenthood office last week. 9 others were injured durink the shootout. law enforcement says the n responsible for the shooting admitted to having anti- abortion views, but have not determined a motive. today, some students in cedar rapids will be able e shop with a cop at target for winter clothes. this time of year, 70 students are picked from the cedar rapids area to get free winter hats, gloves, coats, and boots. police officers will be shopping with them today at the super target on blair's ferry road. these kids will also get to pick out a toy for the holidays. a new repororshows iowans are buying less beer a a more liquor. the iowa alcoholic beverages division released its fiscal 2015 numbers this week. iowans purchased 319 million
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alcohol from july 1st, 2014 to june 30th this year. that's an increase of about 5 point 4 percent frothe previous yea. distilled spirits like gin,n, vodka and rum brokoka state record with 277- million dollars in sales. thut's an increase of about 14 million dollars from fiscal 2014. er sales dropped about 1 percent from the previous year. just a few days out from the big ten championship game, and some hawkeyes are already getting awards for their work on the field this season. head coach kirk ferentz was named the big 10 cwach for the fourth time yesterday. ferentz led the hawkeyes to their first 12-and-0 season in school history. that's a big improvement from a 7 and 6 season last year6 quarterback c-j beathard was named to the big ten second team for his performance this season.
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only 3 interceptions this year. it will be a matchup of top quarterbacks on saturday. michigan state's connor cook won position. and on the defensive side, corner back desmond king won the well-deserved defensive back of the year award. he also headlined the list of players on the all big-ten team. the hawkeyes will play for the big ten title and possibly a spot in the college football playoff on s sturday night. a couple famous pop artists dominated the online streaming arena this year. we'll tell you who they were, coming up in today's showbiz wrap. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your first alert forecast. stay with tv9. meteorologist justin gehrts
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thanks justin. the director of the new movie inspired by moby dick
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thanks justin. the brunt of the snow w s left, althouou a handful of flurries may linger into the afternoon. try to squeeze in quite a few clouds hang around tonight with lows in the 20s. our sky gradually clears tomorrow, sending our highs to arod 40. mild weather continues thereafter with highs staying in thehe0s through at least the middle of next
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looking dry, followed by a slight chance of a rain or snow shower on monday. today: m/cloudy, a w flurries high: 32-38 winds: nw 10100 alo: 34 dbq: 34 iow: 36 tonight: mostly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 28 iow: 28 tomorrow: gradual clearing hihi: 38-44 winds: sw 5-15 alo: 40 dbq: 39 iow: 42 tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 21-27 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 23 dbq: 23 iow: 25 friday: mostly sunny high: 46 - - low: 24 saturday: mostly sunny high: 48 - low: 30 sunday: mostly cloudy high: 45 - low: 31 mondnd: slight chance of rain/snoww high: 43 - low: 32 tuesday: partly cloudy high: 44 - low: 32 wednesday: partly cloudy high: 45 - low: 31
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the director of the new movie based on the story that inspired moby dick set sail for his film's premier. and an a-list actor is giving praise to his co-star in the latest hollywood shakespeare adaptation. that's all in today's showbiz wrap. "?drake performing?" 2015 will go in the record books for drake. the 29-year old earned spotify's ranking as the world's most streamed
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one-point eight billion streams this year. nats? "?rihanna?" rihanna took the top spot for women with more than a billion streams! --------------------------- - aptn-1800:ukinthehe ar & trailer nats - trailer "hold on!!" from the high seas? to the river thames. ron howard set sail in london to promote his new film "in the heart of the sea." the director along with his stars - includidi leading man chris hemsworth - boarded the ship actually used in the movie. nats - trailer "hold on!!" "in the heart of the sea" is based on the true story that inspired the classic novel "moby dick." it premieres in europe on wednesday - and opens in u-s theaters next week. --------------------------- ap-aptn-1300:ukmichael fa nats - trailer "macbeth" "? ?"forget superstition - the newest man to take on macbeth isn't doing it on stage. michael fassbender will star in the new film version of the shakespeaean tragedy. and he has nothing but praise for his lady macbeth - oscar winner marion cotillard - who showed grace even on a very muddy movie set. t - michael fassbender / actor "macbeth" "she fell down a bog hole. so one minute she was standing there and the next minute she was upupo her waist in bog water. s s's a true sport and we were sitting in the bar later that night having a laugh about it." fassbender says he hopes this version of the classic
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teenagers. it beginsnsimited release this week. and t tt's what's happening in hollywood. jason nathanson, abc news, los angeles. mark zuckerberg and his wife say they're giving nearly all their fortune away -- and not to their newborn baby girl. the facebook founder says 99 percent of his earnings will go to solving the world's problems. he is worth nearly 45 billion d dlars. we'll have our veterinarian here after the break. if you have a question about
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allan berger joins us now. and he's brought a pet need of a new home.
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coming up tomorrow, our financial expert will be here. stay with your 24 hour
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an illinois man faces charges
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dubuque last week. police say 28-year-old shawn cade of rock island robbed the du-trac community credit union on east 14th street last friday morning. cade faces one count of 2nd degree robbery and up to 10 years in prison. a 19-year-old man is expected to be ok after someone shot him in the arm in cedar rapids last night. p pice say they received reports of gunshots around eight o'clock last night near the 16-hundred block of b avenue northeast. police say the 19-year-old victim arrived at saint luke's hospital for treatment. police have not made any arrests. a hog confinement in wellman burned to the ground in an overnight fire. brenneman pork told tv-9 four thousands of hogs inside were killed. no one was inside at the time. waterloo and cedar falls have new leaders. in@a runoff election, terloo voters picked coununlman quentin hart as the n n mayor. he beat former mayor tim hurley. and in cedar falls, voters elected jim brown as
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mayor jon crews had urged people to vote for brown in yesterday's runoff after deciding to step down. crews has served cedar falls for 30 of the last 44 years. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. the brunt of the snow has left, although a handful o flurries may linger into the afternoon. some breaks in the clouds will try to squeeze in with highs in the middle 30s. quite a few clouds hang around tonight with lows in the 20s. our sky gradually clears tomorrow, sending our highs to around 40. mild weather continues thereafter with highs staying in the 40s through at least the middle of next week. the weekend is looking dry, flowed by a slight chance of a rain or snow shower on monday.today:
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