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"my initial reaction was disbelief, i coul't believe i had enough priority points to get tickets and ever sincnc my phone has been ringing off the hook. " nick tomlonovic is one of about 66-hundred hawkeye fans selected to purchase a share of the hawkeyes 23-thouound rose bowl tickets. tomlonovic has attended 84 straight regular season football games, both home and away -- that's him dressed as nile kinnick at northwestern . but not everyone was so lucky. "this morning we sent emaiai to folks who either did or did not get the tickets for the rose bowl, and there were 1,100 emails that went to our season ticket holders and our donors who we were not able to help with tickets. " thousands of other fans who signed up for the waiting list were also notified monday they would not be getting tickets through the university ticket office. now the work begigi for u-i ticket officials to send out approximately 5-thousand ticket orders via u-p-s. "crunch time comes now with distribution, it's one thing to take the orders, it's another
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seats and physically put them in ups envelopes and get them to all of our fans who have ordered. " the university doesn't expect to get any more tickets, so now the only place to look is the secondary market. on stub hub tickets were selling for between 5- hundred and 5-thohoand dollars monday afternoon. u-i officials say they expect fans who didn't get tickets will find their way to pasadena. and fans are clearly thinking e same thing. "i expect it to be a lot like the scene in indianapolis where you're talking g percent or morereawkeye fans, the entire area is going to be taken over by iowa fans traveling in. " officicls say they have a week to send out all the tickets. they hope to get most of them sent this week. in iowa city, mark carlson, kcrg tv nine news. all this rain has caused flooding in the des moines
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down the jolly holiday lights display at water works park. members of a union local had to wade into the water to tear down electrical boxes and pull up wiring for the displays. the rain forced the e national weather service to issue a flood warning for central iowa. meteorologist joe winters is here now. joe, is the rainnding soon? our three days of wet weather is finally coming to a close. showers exit the state with some patchy fog possible late tonight. although the 60s will not be around this week some mild 40s remain in the forecast on tuesday. the gradual trend is to continue to turn the temperatures down this week but not to any below normal levels. look for highs to be in the 30s through the end of the week. tonight: patchy fog late low: 32-38 winds: nw 5-15tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: se 5-15
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family and friends invited the community to remember a waterloo teenager today on what would have been his 19th birthday. moe sed disappeared on october 22nd while riding his bike. a trapper found his body n the cedar river near gilbertville on sunday, december 6th. there's still been no word on what caused his death. sed's family will hold a visitation this coming sunday afternoon at waterloo's first united methodist church. his funeral will be the next morning at the first baptist church of waterloo. a man faces a first degree murder charge after police say he shot and killed his girlfriend, who o from waterloo. 51 year old michelle key died yesterday in hampton, iowa. officers responded to 621 1st street northeast around 5:45 yesterday afternoon for a suicidal person. police say they found key's body and arrested her
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iowa city police are looking for the man who robbed a kum and go. it happened at 513 south riverside drive just before 11 this morning. police say the suspect tried to steal a bank bag from someone who was outside the store. the robber then bit a bystander who tried to help. this is a picture of that suspect. he got away, but not with the money. if you have any information in this case, call iowa city area crimestopper s. the marion fire department has been trying to narrow down where to put a third fire station in that city. and the results of a new study showed not only that, but also where a fourth fire station should go. the city of marion has doubled in size since this station opened up in 1991. now this study shows the city needs nonoone but two new fire stations. the center of public safety excellence performed the study.
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meet national accreditation requirements. within that process, the study showed areas of marion are not covered within a four minute travel time. that sparked the need for a third and fourth station. one off tower terrace road near linn-mar high school, and another nr highway 13 and 35th avenue. marion fire chief deb krebil says these stations will help the department become more efficient. deb krebil/fire cheif - "we can better serve our citizens. what they took into account was the national fire protection agencies time of response what their goals are, and that's the national standard. that's what we want to achieve or even be better than." at tomorrow's marion city council meeting, fire department officials will present the study to the council members. tonight at 10 hear from a marion city officiawho says this new addition mes right onime for
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college community voters could see a familiar bond issue on the ballot on february second. tonight the school board will receive petitions and set a voting date for the bond issue. it's essentially the same 49 and a half million dollar project voters rejected last april by just 58 votes. this time though, the district has rearranged some existing bond debt so property owners wouldn't see taxes rise as much. "over the course of the last year, the board has restructured some bond debt, has paid off some debt and tonight we'll be asking the board to commit a minimum of six million dollars ooone cent sales tax money to drive down the tax rate." the new plane would mean the owner of a 100-thousand dollar home would pay an extra 17 dollars anan40 cents a yeaea the bond issue that failed in april would have raised that average tax about 60 dollars per year. today a former iowa legislative clerk pleaded guilty to conveying false information
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a plea agreement states 28 year old michael mcrae wrote a letter threatening to kill himself as well as state representative ako abdul- samad. it goes on to say mcrae put the letter along with a white powdery substance into the state legislative mail. on april third, 22, mcrae opened that letter on th housesehamber floor during an active session. the white powder came into contact with mcrae and abdul-samad. mcrae's sentencing will be on march 25th, and he'll face up to five years in prison. today governor terryryranstad has s made history for his staying power. he's now the longest serving governor in u-s history, after more than 20 years and 11 months in fice. that beat out a record f fm the 18th century set by new york governor george clinton. branstad is hosting an event at the iowa state fairgrounds where his new biography is getting released. volunteer members of the dubuque police
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uniforms and equipment. it's all thanks to a more than three thousand dollar grant from the... dubuque racing association. the dubuque auxiliary police say they greatly appreciate the funding the volunteer organization helps the police department whenever the needs arises. students at one cedar rapids high school got t the chance to play santa this year. we'll explain where gifts like these w wl go, and how they're helpingngamilies in need. and while many people may be enjoying our warmer december weather, it's causing some confusion for plants, as they start to bud. stay with tv9. " hi we're the chapman family stationed at an airbase in japan. we want to wishshall our friends d family a happy hohodays in monticello, iowa. we miss you
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students at kennedy high school in cedar rapids are getting up to 800 dollars to go shopping, but it's not for themselves. the program, "veteran buddies," helps give christmas gifts to four oaks and veteransns families. students wrapped up these presents earlier today. earlier this month, they received christmas lists for one or two families. the lists included everything frorotoys to basic
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toilet paper. then the students go shopping, with money that comes from anonymous donors. they hope the program will give students a new perspective. "it was kinda cool seeing how far you could stretch your money and seeing how much you could actually buy with the amount of cash we got and it was cool last year when the people would come in and you'd actually donate you could just see how enthusiastic they were and how just generally,happy they were to receive some gifts." families will pick up their gifts as soon as tomorrow. warmer weather in december may be confusing some outdoor trtrs, shrubs and plants in eastern iowa. master gardener larry dawson says early sprihg-blooming plants in particular may be confused about the season right now. he's spotted lilac bushes beginning to bud, and other plants in his garden starting to push out of the ground. if normal winter temperatures return soon, all that will stop without much harm. "we've got some plants that haven't wiwier killed yet and we've got some i did see the
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going to see that... plants react to warm weather and temperature more than the calendar." dawson says if the warm spell continues andnd some plants continue budding, the return of winter could nip those buds and reducing the amount of flowering when spring actually arrives. players from both the hawkeyes and cyclones get special recognition. and john campbell's not kidding when he calls it big ol' fish". we'll look at some of the monsters caught later in sportrt
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to a close. showers exit the state with some patchy fog possible late tonight. although the 60s will not be
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forecast on tuesday. the gradual trend is to continue to turn the temperatures down this week but not to any below normal levels. look for highs to be in the 30s through the end of the week.
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winds: nw 5-15tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: se 5-15tomorrow night: isolateteshowers low: 35-41 winds: se 10-20wednesday: isolated am showers high: 43 - low: 38 thursday:
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higwe are getting ready for on iowa live in just a few minutes over on kcrg 9.2 we have a great show planned tonight.. lots to talk about inculding the iowa-iowa state game.. jerrod uthoff was named the co-big 10 player of the week today. jarrod who scored 30 in the first half against iowa state scored 59 points in two games and shot 61 percent from the field. 69 percent from three point land. and it's no surprise that iowa state big man jameel mckay was named the co-big 12 player of the week. mckay averaged 17 pionts and 10 rebounds a game in the cyclones three wins. mckay shot 68 percent from the field. in the 83-82 win over the hawkeyes jameel scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebonds. former hawkeye legend jess settles joins me now and jess iowa state came
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down and never panicked against the hawkeyes vo- over settles i ierview and finally it's monday time
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edition of john's big ole fish. dale schroth of hiawatha was fishing pinicon ridge with his son when the big 12 pounder hit. large northern: em ormiston and his son colton caught it in the wapsi. lunker time: gabe schmidt nailed this one at rodgers park. cylans kettler of vinton caguth this northern in woman lake while fishing with papa gary garwood. matthew hartfor is all smiles with his hannen lake lunker. sunset on dells lake was "be-catching" time for cooper brown of iowa city. that's a four pound largemouth that he released. our first walleye and it is a dandy. cole johnson of cuba city caught and released it in the mississippi. jordan easton of north liberty teamed up with his nephew gavin corver for this nice largemoouth. brenna schlein was fishing with grandpa daryl when she landed this big ol fish. wrapping thins up are joe
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and their 20 pound flathead from chain lakes. with all my fishing friends, this is john campbell reporting.
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and now to first alert storm team meteorologis t joe winters for your final forecast. our three days of wet weather is finally coming to a close. showers exit the state with some patchy
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although the 60s will not be around this week some mild 40s remain in the forecast on tuesday. the gradual trend is to continue to turn the temperatures down this week but not to any below normal levels. look for highs to be in the 30s through the end of the week. tonight: patchy fog late low: 32-38 winds: nw 5-15tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 41-47 winds: se 5-15 thanks for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 6. we hope you'll be with us again tonight at ten.
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i'm just gonna run to the store and get a few things. i'll pick you up when you're done. okay. i like it a little better when you stay, but all right. hey, sheldon. hello. i'm here for my haircut with mr. d'onofrio. i'm sorry, uncle tony's in the hospital. he's pretty sick. oh, dear. mr. d'onofrio's in the hospital. why do these things always happen to me? i can cut it for you. you're not mr. d'onofrio. i get my hair cut by mr. d'onofrio. you believe this guy? excuse us for a second. sheldon, it's okay, he can do it. he's a barber.
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