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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. good morning and thanks for joining us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis t britley ritz. happy sunday morning! temperatures are significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 this afternoon will top out in the middle 40s. above where we clouds will hang over head for the day, but we'll stay dry until late this evening. better chances for rain arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us above normal for monday. our temperatures will continue
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for the rest of your work week and into christmas day. thanks britley. today, family and friends will gather to remember the life of a waterloo teenager. a trapper found 18 year-old moe sed's body on december 6th in the cedar river near gilbertville. investigators used dental records to identify him. the waterl west junior went for a bike ride on october 22nd without a cell phone or his wallet. friends and family hadn't seen him since. teachers and students held multiple community searches near trails and lakes in hopes of finding sed alive. authorities are still trying to figure out how sed died. they say there were no signs of trauma. today would have been sed's 19th birthday. his family is holding a visitation this afternoon
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church. his funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30, at the first baptist church of waterloo. if you'd like to help the family cover funeral costs, head to your nearest veridian credit union and donate to the moe sed benefit. a waterloo man is still at large this morning after a multi-county search around interstate 380. it started on saturday morning. officers were looking for a 32-year-old who they say is connected to a crime in hardin county. waterloo police tried to pull over the suspect's car off and drove down i- 380. the suspect eventually drove into a field and ran away near the la porte city exit. police do not believe he is armed and dangerous. pursuit. more than a thousand people packed into the veterans memorial building to hear what republican presidential frontrunner donald trump had to say on saturday. trump's campaign stop in cedar rapids was one of his first visits to
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republican debate last tuesday. trump talked about immigration, isis, and his coverage in the media. to hear more about his visit, for a full recap. trump is still dominating his competition in national polls - capturing ababt one third of voter support. but in iowa, trump and texas senator ted cruz have nearly split the last 7 polls -- cruz leading in 4, trump the other 3. florida senator marco rubio has been edging into 3rd place in many recent iowa polls, with dr. ben carson just behind him. democratic presidential candidates faced off for their third debate in new hampshire last night. hillary clinton, senator bernie sanders, and former maryland governor- martin o' malley started by focusing on national security. but the conversation quickly changed to sanders' data breach scandal. some of his campaign staffers are accused of viewing clinton's
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breach. " not only do i apologize to secretary clinton and i on an independent investigation from day one, i want to apologize to my supporters. this is not the type of campaign that we run, and if i find anybody else involved in " clinton accepted sanders apology, saying it's time to move on. each candidate took different stances on the use of guns in america. o'malley attacked the past policies and records of both sanders and clinton. we'll show you that exchange coming up in our next half hour, along with more debate highlights. president barrack obama is in hawaii this morning enjoying his two-week holiday vacation away from washington. president obama departed the mainland, just after landing in san bernardino, california. there, he and first lady michelle obama met with families of the victims of the mass shooting that happened there earlier this
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their resilience coming out of the tragedy. "we have to remind ourselves of the overwhelming good that exists out there. if you met some of these folks, despite the pain and the heartache that they're feeling, they could not have been more inspiring." " security is on heavy watch, as the first family takes time to relax in hawaii. president obama spent his first day in hawaii golfing. star wars: the force awakens is expected to make about 220 million dollars this weekend.... but some fans in one movie theatre got a not-so pleasant surprise when they watched the sequel's premiere.
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happy sunday morning!
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happy sunday morning! temperatures are significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 mph. our highs this afternoon will top out in the middle 40s. this puts us almost 20 degrees above where we should be for this time of year. clouds will hang over head for the day, but we'll stay dry until late this evening. better chances for rain arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us above normal for monday. our temperatures will continue above normal
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and into christmas day.
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star wars has a new love story! one midwest couple exchange vows, jedi- style.
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one team in the country. today in the big four classic, the panthers spiced up their resume even more. scott westerberg and scott saville have the highlights from des moines. shootout early on. wes washpun with a 3. uni up 16-14. iowa state answers with great ball movement as georges niang drills a triple. cyclones with 5 straight to retake the lead. uni answers with 8 straight as wyatt lohaus drills one from deep. panthers up 5. cyclone fans got their first look at transfer deonte burton. he spots up and connects from 3. the fast tempo continues. washpun to jeremy morgan for the flush. then paul jesperson from downtown.
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34-26. uni playing iowa state's style in the first half. washpun to matt bohannon plus the foul. 46-37 at the half. washpun continues to dominate. great bounce pass to ted friedman. iowa state answers niang to abdel nader. a pretty quiet night for monte morris but this bucket and foul makes it a 66-64 game. after iowa state ties it jesperson dials up a pair of threes. he hit 7 of them. the cyclones cut it to one with 15 seconds to go but niang falls. the ball ends up with bennett koch. he gets it to washpun who is fouled. he hits one of two free throws. iowa state with a chance to tie or win but morris can't hit the floater as uni knocks of iowa state 81-79. after falling
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right to jared uthoff posting up
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he had to sit moments later with two fouls. iowa was able to get out and run peter jok playing in his hometown finishes. and nicholas baer replacing uthoff with steal and flush to give the hwkeyes their first lead. and then they started to heat up behind the arc. anthony clemons knicks one down from the corner for the 8 point lead. a big run by drake and a casey schlatter 3 gave the bulldogs a 28-26 lead. iowa answered with another steal and slam from dom uhl. and they were even at 30 at the half. iowa got another good trey. and mike gassell takes it to the hole for 2 of his 17 baer with his best game as a hawkeye buries another triple. for an off the pine and blocked six shots. the hawks
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swats. and then baer with the nice look inside to uthoff and gasell down down lane throws it down to put it away...iowa pulled away in the second half for the 70- 64 win. ... the iowa women's basketball team has won 22 consecutive home games. the hawkeyes were hoping to keep the streak alive tonight against bradley. john campbell has the highlights. the injured carly mohns can only watch as her teammates warmed up. alex kastanek puts her spin on the game. iowa up by ten. then is the go route. tania davis fires to christina buttenheim...bingo ally disterhoft hit back to back 3s and iowa led by 8 at halftime. out of the
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kastanek to disterhoft. she led the way with 16 points. now it is disterhoft of jennings. it was all part of a 9-2 run to open the 3rd qtr. tania davis, who got the start at point guard, adds to the iowa lead. they led by 15 going to the 4th quarter, bradley got it down to 4, butiowa prevailed 60 to 53. we need to score better. play consistently. we had nice first and third quarters but our 2nd and 4th quarters were subpar. we got to play 40 minutes. we need to buy in to what coach bluder has been preaching to us. buy in defensivley, offensively, reverse the ball turn down a good shot for a great shot. we will be ok. next up, the hawks host drake on tuesday. john campbell
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... thank you, john... more college basketball, north carolina taking on steve alford and ucla... linn-mar grad marcus paige starts the scoring for the tar heels with a three ... late in the 2nd half... paige launches this three from marion... bingo... he finished with 10 points in the tar heels 89-76 win ... college football, division two national championshp ... a couple of local players for northwest missouri state.taking on shepherd... 2nd quarter, former kcrg-tv9 athlete of the week and regina grad jacob vollstedt with the sack... that's his 12th of the season ... still in the 2nd... brady bolles hits regina grad george sehl for the first down... that drive led to a field-goal ... the bearcat defense had 12 sacks in this game, jacob vollstedt had 2... there's the 2nd one... he also had a team-high 12 tackles ... 4th quarter, bolles hits sehl, this time for a 14-yard gain... sehl had 34 yards receiving... the bearcats win their 5th national title with a 34-7 victory
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cowboys on this saturday night ... 2nd quarter, watch former hawkeye anthony hitchens make a nice tackle for a loss on the run play... he's leading the cowboys defense with tackles ... there were quite a few
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significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 mph. our highs this afternoon will top out in the middle 40s. this puts us almost 20 degrees above where we should be for this time of year.
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over head for the day, but we'll stay dry until late this arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us above normal for monday. our temperatures will continue above normal for the rest of your work week and into christmas day. take a listen to this...
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that's the sound of disappointment! a theater full of star wars fans were in an uproar when the projector failed right in the middle of the film friday night. erik melendez posted this cell phone video of the moment on facebook. he says the projector stopped during "star wars: the force awakens" at a hollywood theater. it then restarted...bu t played 15 or 20 minutes ahead of where they left off. melendez says most people thought they were about to see the ending of the movie and missed important plot points. melendez says the arclight theater gave them a full refund and voucher to come back. may the force be with you! these are the words one happily married couple is living by! lizzie brado and her husband tied the knot with
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couples vow ceremony took place inside a movie theatre in royal oak, michigan. the bride said the wedding was everything she could dream of, and more. entering the real world... eastern iowa college students walked the graduation stage to receive their degrees and recognition yesterday. good morning from
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protest and celebrations. donald trump's latest campaign stop in eastern iowa stirred mix emotions between supporters and protestors. national security and campaign data breaches. those were the big issues, as democratic candidates met for their third presidential debate. winter graduations have quickly come and gone. one commencemen t ceremony at the university of iowa is growing. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. but first, meteorologis t
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alert forecast, britley... happy sunday morning! temperatures are significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 mph. our highs this afternoon will top out in this puts us almost 20 degrees above where we should be for this time of year. clouds will hang over head for the day, but we'll stay dry until late this evening. better chances for rain arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us above normal for monday. above normal for the rest of your work week and into christmas day. thanks britley. when donald trump campaigns in
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attracts a crowd. that includes supporters, protesters, and curious onlookers. more than 1,000 people filed into the veterans memorial building yesterday in cedar rapids to hear trump speak. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy reports what messages trump had for iowans, and the messages protestors had for him. whether you love him.. 03:50:38 ooh.. i love that, it's nice. or..not. 03:34:16 stop the fear mongering, stop threatening our own people. people here came to voice support.. 03:45:20 "i like his views on foreign policy and his views on the second amendment." and opposition.. 03:37:56 "certainly, muslims we are one of the minorities he's spoken out against, but we are not the only one." for republican presidential candidate donald trump. clapping. trump touched on issues like immigration, he says he'd build a quote big, beautiful wall on the mexico border. syrian refugees who he said aren't coming here, and how he thinks guns could've changed the fate for some paris and san bernadino terror victims.
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like this big guy right in front, boy if you had a gun strapped on you, what do you think? they would've been in trouble right? you're going to go down fighting right? and you're going to take them down with you or at least they're going to be really badly hurt. i don't get it."" trump also spent a lot of stage time throwing punches at some press outlets. particularly the des moines register. 04:29:05 "the only one i'm not leading in is this stupid des moines register, you know, it's interesting, what a terrible paper, terrible paper." for some, this face time will help decide who they'll caucus for in about a month. 03:52:03 "i think as an american, you just have to pursue all the candidates, try to see them, get to know their beliefs and what they want to do and i think it's great positive energy, and i need some positive energy." energy veteran joe stutler is using to oppose against trump's messages. 03:32:22 " i'm no longer armed, that you know of, but i am armed with a pen and a voice and as long as i'm drawing breath, i'm going to defend my constitution and all of my fellow americans." it's a divide trump is promising to bridge. 05:06:53 "i will get a lot of people on the
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votes that'll all come into focus soon. in cedar rapids, sarah mccarthy, kcrg-tv9 news. as sarah reported, about 100 people protested trump's recent proposal to ban muslim immigrants from entering the u-s. people in that crowd say they "stand in solidarity with our muslim brothers and sisters." we met one 9th grade student at kennedy high school - a muslim - who felt compelled to be there. " 22:15 we're not the stereotype that donald trump has brought us up as. we're normal people in this world just trying to live like everyone else and we've been degraded down into something that we're not and i feel like we all came out here to prove him wrong. " the topics of muslims in america and terrorism have been at the forefront of politics and policies following the shootings in san bernardino,
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addressed national security in their third debate last night in new hampshire. mellisa raney reports on the key points they focused on. former secretary of state hillary clinton... former maryland governor martin sanders... going head to head saturday night... first up... sanders faced questions about his campaign's unauthorized access to clinton's confidential voter files. presidential candidate our staff did the wrong thing. they looked at that information. as soon as we learned that they looked at that information... we fired that person.when asked.. he did offer this apology. "does secretary clinton deserve an apology?" "yes i apologize."one of the evening's hottest topics... gun control. presidential candidate who denies that it is crazy to allow people who own guns to who are criminals or mentally unstable. we have to eliminate the gun show loop hole.o'malley causing a dust up ... calling into question sanders and
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presidential candidate the flip flopping political approach of washington that both of my colleagues on this stage have represented there for the last 40 years... whoa whoa whoa ... let's calm down a bit, martin. yeah, let's tell the truth, martin.the debate comes as the focus of the 2016 race increasingly shifts toward national security and terrorism presidential candidate we need to be united against the threats that we face. we need to have everybody in our country focused on watching what happens and reporting it if it's suspicious. reporting what you hear. making sure that muslim americans don't feel left out or marginalized at the very moment when we need their help.sanders standing firm on his view that the u-s should not send troops overseas to fight isis. presidential candidate to tell qatar that instead of spending 200 billion dollars on the world cup... maybe they should pay attention to isis which is at their door step.clinton saying america needs to step up on the war on assad and isis. presidential candidate if the united states does not lead... there is not another leader. there is a vacuum.. and we have to lead if we are going to be successful.al l three candidates in agreement on one topic... donald
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presidential candidate we must never surrender our american values to racists.. must never surrender them to the fascists pleas of billionaires with big mouths.there's just one more democratic debate scheduled before any votes are cast in iowa. that debate is set for january 17th in south carolina. i'm melisa raney reporting. authorities have released the name of the software program one man used to steal prize money from the iowa hot lotto. investigators say eddie tipton installed a software program known as "rootkit," that would pick the winning numbers for a 16-point-5 million dollar hot lotto prize. at his trial in june, prosecutors showed video that reveals tipton entering a secure computer room
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lottery association office in 2010. days later, he went to a nearby gas station to buy the winning ticket. a judge sentenced him to 10 years in prison in september. 64 graduates of the university of iowa's college of nursing stood on stage to receive their degrees saturday. this twice-a-year commencement ceremony will be getting bigger in the near future. college administrator s say the class sizes will be going up to 72 soon, to accommodate a rise in applicants. the college's executive associate dean says the goal is to get more qualified nurses into the field, as many are aging out here in iowa. "18:46-:00 "within the next 5 to 10 years, we'll have a huge exodus of nurses, and we have to replace all of them, plus the increasing need for nurses, the affordable care act has increased the need even more for nursing to be involved at all levels." " after finishing their medical boards, many of these students will continue on to pursue higher levels of education. holiday shopping is interrupted
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police in wisconsin search for a suspect in a mall shooting.
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there's something out there. it's a highly contagious disease. it can be especially serious- even fatal to infants. unfortunately, many people who spread it may not know they have it. it's called whooping cough. and the cdc recommends everyone, including those around babies, make sure their whooping cough vaccination is up to date. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about you and your
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significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 mph. our highs this afternoon will top out in the middle 40s. this puts us almost 20 degrees above where we should be for this time of year. clouds will hang over head for the day, but we'll
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evening. better chances for rain arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us above normal for monday. our temperatures will continue above normal for the rest of your work week and into christmas day. police in madison, wisconsin say a mall packed police in madison, wisconsin
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with shoppers was closed for hours after a shooting. investigators say 1 person pulled out a handgun at the east towne mall, firing at least 1 round. a bullet hit a 19-year-old man in the leg, but the injury is not considered life threatening. first responders did take the man out of the mall on a stretcher. witnesses at the mall say they were shocked at what happened. "i shopping this time for christmas. i heard three shots. everybody running. it's scary, i'm scary to. because it's no safe now in the united states. the police come right away " "it was just like a little quick scuffle, little back words exchange and he pulled out a gun and shot the dude." " police cleared the mall for hours and are still searching for a suspect. shots also rang out inside a california hospital. this happened
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the harbor u-c-l-a medical center in torrance. c-n-n reports a los angeles police officer shot and killed a man inside the hospital's emergency room. authorities say the 26- year-old suspect picked up a stool and reached for the officer's gun. officials say this happened as police tried to transport him to jail yesterday afternoon. after the shooting, the suspect was pronounced dead on the scene. police say the man was first transported the the e-r, after an altercation with two officers earlier in the day. flight headed to paris experienced an emergency landing in officials received reports of a suspicious device on board. the boeing 777 departed from east africa late saturday night with 473 people aboard. it requested permission to land in mombasa, after a passenger discovered the device in the restroom. the plane landed safely and all passengers were evacuated. as of now, officials say they haven't found any bomb
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stick with us, preston moore is here from the cedar valley humane society. he'll talk with us about keeping
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the holidays are a busy time for everyone and sometimes we lose track of what our pets are doing. in those few moments our pets may find a tasty human treat that is potentially very toxic for them. we talk a lot about what foods and objects are harmful for pets but we don't often talk about what to do in case they do eat something toxic. here are a few tips on how to handle the situation if it arises. "oftentimes, it takes a while for the harmful effects to kick in but you should not wait for the symptoms to begin. call your vet or go to the nearest emergency clinic right away. the
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system, the less harmful it will be. "before you leave for the vet's office, make sure to gather any packaging that the item comes in. this is very important because it tells the doctor what ingredients are in the food and allows the doctor to start the appropriate treatment right away. be prepared to tell the vet how much was consumed and establish a time frame of when the toxin was eaten. "do not try to induce vomiting yourself with hydrogen peroxide or ipecac. these things can be harmful for your pet without the instruction of a veterinarian. "be honest with your veterinarian. if your pet has swallowed an illegal substance, such as marijuana, know that your veterinarian has your pet's best interest at heart and wants to treat your
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some people fear legal ramifications but it is important to know that your vet isn't concerned about what you do in your own home and only wants to get your pet well again. we'll take another look at your first alert forecast, next. stay with tv9. here's a look at today's top
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back now to today's top stories. gather to remember the life of moe sed. a trapper found the missing waterloo teen's body in the cedar river near gilbertville. today it's from 1-4 p-m at the waterloo first united is tomorrow morning at the first baptist church. it starts at 10-30. with a preview of what's next on "this week", here's abc's george stephanopoulos. now, a final look at the forecast... happy sunday morning!
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significantly warmer this morning than what they were yesterday morning. our highs will also be significantly warmer than yesterday. a warm front lifts through the area bringing a strong southerly flow 10 to 20 mph. our highs this afternoon will top out in the middle 40s. this puts us almost 20 degrees above where we should be for this time of year. clouds will hang over head for the day, but we'll stay dry until late this evening. better chances for rain arrive overnight as a cold front begins to move through. this front will only drop our temperatures into the upper 30s, keeping us
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>> announcer: starting right now on abc's "this week" -- debate night showdown. the key moments from the final face-off of 2015. >> i apologize to secretary clinton. >> should corporate america love hillary clinton? >> everybody should. >> let's calm down a little bit, martin. >> let's tell the truth, martin. >> announcer: just hours after
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