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west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperure from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning!today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4 iow: 5 thanks kaj. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. dubuque police says they now consider an ongoing death investigation suspicious.
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disturbance call monday. inside the home, they found 72-year-old gary breckenridge's body. no one else was inside the home. the state medical examiner's office is conducting an autopsy. a correctional officer at anamosa state penitentiary is recovering after an inmate assaulted him. the department of corrections identified the inmate as taylor denney. the unidentified officer went to the jones regional medical center for treatment, but he's expected to make a full recovery. denney, who is 23, is serving a 15-year sentence for arson and escape. security staff immediately restrained denney and put him into a segregation unit. police in keokuk are working with police in hamilton, illinois to see if home invasions in the two cities are related. police say they found 32 year old ian keefe in a home in keokuk shot three time early
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block of belknap boulevard. police say two masked suspects were driving away from the home in a car. a similar robbery happened across the river half an hour earlier. no word yet on how the victim is doing. 41 year old mendel holmes faces a felony charge. police say he tried to use a fake 100-dollar bill at the kum and go at mount vernon road wednesday morning. police caught the 41-year- old during a traffic stop because he matched the description of the person who used the fake bill. police in both cedar rapids and iowa city say they're investigating a rash of fake 100-dollar bills that have been showing up at area businesses. the next iowa legislative session starts on monday. johnson county lawmakers laid out their plans for the upcoming legislative session. their priorities include passing k- through-12 school funding earlier in the session. and looking into the effects of privatizing medicaid.
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governor branstad's medicaid program, and it affects seniors all over iowa. there's a lot of concern whether we'll be able to go march 1. we heard some of that anxiety and concern today " governor branstad will deliver his annual condition of the state address tuesday. stay with tv-9 and kcrg dot com for coverage of the start of the legislative session. while the state's changes in medicare are a big concern for many, thousands of people in iowa are not insured. and the deadline for the affordable care act sign up is coming up. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders is live in the newsroom this morning. forrest, when are those deadlines? if you want health insurance under the affordable care act by february, you need to sign up by next friday. and if you want to avoid a penalty that big deadline is january 31st. the penalties are big. depending on which is bigger, up to $2,085 bucks or 2.5% of your annual
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to pay those dollars in your 2016 taxes. if you think you can't afford insurance, you'd be surprised. the specialists at unitypoint st. luke's said many who apply through the online marketplace qualify for tax sharing or premium subsidies. that means a lot of savings. " eight out of ten people, when they apply through the marketplace, typically pay $100 or less for their premiums each month. that's once they have the tax credits to help with those premiums. " in iowa, six percent are uninsured. linn county has the second highest concentration, 11,280 people. most are men, 18 to 34 years old. to find coverage, the computer savvy can head to healthcare dot gov and use that online marketplace. if a phone sounds better, try 1-800-318-2596. officials say it'll take you as few as ten minutes to get signed up. nicole? thanks a lot forrest. the university of iowa is asking students to
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return next week. they're not allowing hoverboards because of concerns about them starting on fire. students aren't be allowed to use or have hoverboards in residence halls, university- owned apartments or dining halls. "fire safety concern is primary, i know people are having accidents because they don't know how to control them, that's really not our concern, our concern is the batteries, the possibility of them starting a fire and when you have a lot of students in a smaller space, whatever happens in one room is probably going to impact others as well." university officials urged students who had hoverboards on campus last month to take them home over break. drake university officials are considering a similar ban. students say they are surprised, despite the safety concerns. drake administrator s say they hope to make a final decision on whether to ban them by early february. iowa city businesses are gearing up for the largest downtown street construction project in more than a decade. starting this spring, the city will completely
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sidewalk on washington street between clinton and linn streets. the city will shut down washington in phases and will try to keep the sidewalks open as much as possible. business owners say the work will be a pain, but they admit, it's long overdue. "those of us who love downtown we were down here everyday, and we don't really look down, we don't look at the sidewalk and see how divited it is and we don't look at the bottom of the light poles and see how rusted they are. " the city plans to start the five million dollar project on april 11th. construction at the iowa city hall building is taking longer than expected. the city is bringing the building up to specifications of the americans with disability act. to do that, it had to close the main entrance to city hall on washington street. that's the entrance for the police department, city hall chambers and the general information desk. you can still access the building through other entrances. a new budget plan for the cedar rapids public libraries means each one will close one day a week.
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cutting more than 450-thousand dollars from next year's budget at a meeting last night. the move comes after voters rejected a tax levy in november. the cuts mean closing the downtown library on sundays, and the ladd library on saturdays. both libraries would also close earlier each evening, monday through thursday. the city council still needs to approve the budget. the marion public library wants to motivate kids to become big readers at a young age. several hundred children are signed up for a program called one thousand books before kindergarten. it encourages kids to build vocabulary and learn about narrative structure by reading lots of books with their parents. kids can achieve ten different levels by reading more books. "i think that the parents have really enjoyed having encouragement along the way because it's something that i think a lot of parents know they should be doing but if they don't have a routine that keeps them going it can kind of fall by the wayside, but i think
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the program's first class graduates tomorrow at the library. it's also kicking off the 20-16 program at the same time. this linn county flag is now home in cedar rapids after traveling the world. county auditor joel miller sent three flags with his son who serves in the air force. pilots carried them inside an f-16 during combat against isis. the auditor presented this flag to the board of supervisors, who gave it to the veterans affairs office. he hopes these flags remind people of those who serve. "i just think we get caught up in our day to day trivia sometimes and we forget that this country's fighting a war, and that we have people in harm's way." the other two flags will be displayed outside the auditor's office. a group of high school students in eastern iowa is tackling tough subjects. some of those students say the class they're taking
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and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing
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generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning! today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4
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thanks kaj. plan on more fog in the area along with drizzle and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall
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a mount vernon high school class is getting students out of their comfort zones. two teachers created the course to encourage students to have open minds. as a part of one lesson, students cooked and served a meal at mission of hope in cedar rapids. students study relationships between race, incarceration and poverty in the class. one teacher says students will learn all people have value and promote social justice. "through reading, and writing, and watching film, and getting to know people in our community, we're trying to better understand the narrative that's in place and
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after just three days in the class, some students say the course is already changing their outlook on the world. a former elementary school building in evansdale is now a pile of rubble. jewett elementary school was built in 1948 and closed in 2007, when poyner elementary opened. crews have slowly demolished the building over the past couple of years. the evansdale economic development corporation plans to build a community center on the land. the environmental protection agency is taking a closer look at insecticides that affect bees. in today's agribusiness report, the risk assessments are out and some companies aren't happy with the results. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. good morning this is the
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david geiger. ---- the first of four risk assessments for insecticides that could potentially harm bees was released on wednesday.. the environmental protection agency assessment indicates the pesticide imidacloprid.. could be a risk to hives when it is in contact with crops that attract pollinators.. imidacloprid is an insecticide that mimics nicotine which is toxic to insects.. the e-p-a data shows citrus and cotton may have residue of the pesticide above threshold levels.. bayer.. makes the product.. in a statement they slam the assessment.. saying the e- p-a over estimates the potential of exposure.. and ignores the benefits.. the e-p-a proposes a prohibition on pesticides that kill bees... and will release three more assessments on three other pesticides at the end of the year. ---- last month, the tax and spending bill added a bonus for small businesses and farmers.. it made section 179 permanent. that lets small businesses take tax deductions
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costs up to a certain amount.. now that it's permanent.. that number is $500,000 dollars a year. according to the iowa farm business association.. that number is needed when farm equipment can be in the tens of thousands of dollars.. and before it was permanent.. farmers had to wait until the end of the year to find out about tax breaks.. which was a headache when they started looking at taxes in late october. "we always say we think the quick write off is going to go up this year. but we never quite know. so we do all these tax plannings for about two months with hope that it's going to happen, but then we don't know until the last couple weeks in the year. so, now that we know starting january 1st what we can expect this year, i think a lot more people make a lot better decisions on the capital purchases they want to do in 2016." vickre says the permanent section 179 is indexed up each year by 10 thousand dollars.. and an exciting addition is.. farmers can revoke the 179 election on amended returns.. that means if a farmer buys equipment
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markets change they don't lose out on the tax break by selling off their tractor or header. ---- for the second time this week china's economy capped trade to the down side.. but market analyst don roose says that's not the only thing affecting the grains. "i think the grain market is preparing for the january 12th report, which is one of the big reports of the year. that'll really set the tone for where we sit fundamentall y." "a year ago it was a negative report. the other thing that's kind of tipped the scales to the negative side this week has been the weak chinese economy and the stock market, the equity market in china moved down their daily limit overnight here so that really took the positiveness off the market." "yeah, the cattle market we've had some very good news throughout this week, we had boxed beef traded up this week again, cash cattle also traded some steady to higher numbers versus last week, but for the demand side of the
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these levels and so consequently the cattle market came under a lot of pressure today." "yeah the hog market today has caught a little bit of the flu from the cattle. the market is waiting for the cash market to firm up. the cutout feels like we have some support under it. but it's more of wait for the supplies to dip as we move over into january, which we think will happen as we move through the rest of the year." ---- and that's all we have for the show today, thanks for joining, i'll see you again next time. ---- 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 3.41 oc webtease they say two heads are better than one. well what about two fishing rods to catch the same fish. more unique catches on today's big ol' fish. stay with tv9. it's ---. plan on more fog in the area
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and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place
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west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning!today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq:
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night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4 iow: 5 new year means a new batch of fishing photos. for john campbell's first big ol fish of the new year, we have a lot of families working together to reel in the catch of the day. in 2016 it still takes two hands to handle a whopper. conner duncan caught his big flathead near vinton. kenzie and caitlyn boren hooked up with grandpa for a pair of lunkers. calen claypool is all msiles with the northern he caught and released at little
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lucy murphy of dubuque caught her big ol fish at little spirit lake. now here is a good looking blue gill caught by a good looking guy. gabe creek of calmar caught it while fishing with grandpa steve. becky stamy landed this nice lake mcbride largemouth on her 32nd wedding anniversary. how about this 4 pound 4 ounce smallie that amy nicholson caught and released in minnesota. christopher schmidt hit is big at lake hawthorn while fishing with bass pro fishermen lance baker and kary ray. farl greene jr.'s friends wanted you to see what he caught at pleasant creek. and check this out. spencer and parker calcott hooked the same fish at the same time at lake darling. it is going to be a good year. with all my fishing friends, this is john campbell reporting. it'll be a good night to stay indoors and enjoy some basketball. we've got high school girls and boys hoops for you tonight on kcrg nine point two. it's a cross-town
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in iowa city as city high travels to west. tipoff is at six on kcrg nine point two. loras college students in dubuque are helping out the younger generation. they're hoping to provide more of an impactful "stay in school" message. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---.
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from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. internet safety. an f-b-i expert visits an eastern iowa school to talk to staff and parents about being cautious online. stopping in eastern iowa. candidates on both sides of the party line stop in iowa just weeks ahead of the caucuses. and deadline approaching. the deadline to sign up for the affordable care act is coming up and you will face a penalty if
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you're looking live on our city cam this morning. more rain in the forecast for your morning drive. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on more fog in the area along with drizzle and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the
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saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning!today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4 iow: 5 thanks kaj. staff at dubuque middle schools will get internet safety training today. an fbi expert who works with victims of sexting, child pornography, and cyber bullying is leading the sessions. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy explains why the dubuque district is taking on the issue of cyber safety. school officials say this all started when an investigation uncovered several middle school students exchanging nude or partially
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the sexting happened over the summer off the school's network. but the district is now taking steps to educate students, parents, and started with a presentation to more than 200 parents thursday night. an fbi expert says her biggest tip for parents is not to be afraid of being the mean mom or dad. that means monitoring apps, browser history, contact lists, and pictures. rules some parents do use. alan temperly - parent of two "all devices need to be in our living room, no closed doors with their internet devices." school officials say while safety starts with parents, it's also important for teachers to be aware. that's why dozens of staff members are receiving training today. mae hingtgen - behavior support specialist "inform the staff about the types of behaviors we're seeing with students and then how we should react if they become aware that students at school are engaging n sexting or any other inappropriate behaviors with their cell phones." sarah mccarthy if you'd like to see all the tips given to parents thursday night, look for a link to that information under this story on kcrg dot com. in dubuque, sarah mccarthy, kcrg-tv9 news. a new mentoring program in dubuque aims
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students from dropping out of school. the program is called "check and connect." loras college undergraduates serve as mentors for students at the alternative learning center. the college students monitor the high school students' attendance and grades. they also talk about life and social issues as well as ways to prepare for college. president obama is sticking to his plans for stronger gun control. he reinforced his idea during a nationally televised town-hall meeting in virginia last night. president obama defended his executive actions, including expanding background checks on some gun sales. he told people that he believes in the constitutiona l right to bear arms - and that he is not trying to take guns away from people. " if we could combine gun safety with sensible background checks and some other checks, we're not going to eliminate gun violence but we will lessen it. " a new cnn-orc poll shows 67 percent support president obama's executive actions he announced this week. but less
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they will reduce gun- related deaths. one of president obama's goals is to close the gun show loophole. he says buyers often miss background checks at a gun show. there's one in cedar rapids this weekend. officials says crowds at gun shows have grown since president obama has been in office. those hoping to take over the president's office next year are in eastern iowa campaigning today. republican presidential candidate ted cruz will be in northern iowa today. he starts his day in mason city and ends in decorah, speaking to voters at 7-45 tonight. he has been ranking in the top three in recent polls of g-o-p candidates. another g-o-p presidential candidate is starting in the opposite side of the state. senator rand paul is starting in southeast iowa today. then he will be in marion at 4 o'clock this afternoon and north liberty at 5:30. paul's recent poll numbers are below 5 percent support. on the other side of party line, senator bernie sanders will be in waverly,
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today. the democratic candidate will hold town meetings in each place, at 7 o'clock tonight. that will be at the veterans memorial building. bill clinton is trying to drum up support for his wife in eastern iowa. "53:40: she's made things good. she made good things. you need somebody who just shows up and goes to work. someone who can find common ground, someone who can stand her ground." the former president spoke in front of hundreds of people at hotel julien in dubuque last night. he touched on many of hillary's key campaign points - including more gun control and fighting drug abuse. the former president also spoke to voters at the national czech and slovak museum in cedar rapids yesterday. bill clinton dedicated the museum when he was president. he talked about flood recovery and how hillary will restore economic growth. republican presidential candidate ben carson also stopped in cedar rapids. yesterday, he held a town
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academy. some have questioned carson's qualifications for president because of his limited experience with foreign policy. carson told tv-9 he feels he is qualified. "fortunantly for me, i have a brain. i have the ability to read, to go to lots of sources, to cross-reference to check things, much in the same way that i did in my medical career." carson was a neurosurgeo n. yesterday he took a jab at the governors and congressmen in the presidential race, saying they don't necessarily have superior foreign policy experience. to see the extended interview with carson, head to kcrg-tv9's facebook page. the deadline to sign up for the affordable care act is fast approaching. if you want coverage by next month you have to sign up by the 15th. that's just a week away. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders joins me on the desk this morning. forrest, missing the big january 31st
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? yeah, penalties. they're costly. bigger than if you weren't insured last year. depending on which is greater, 2,085 bucks or 2.5% of your annual household income, due on your 2016 taxes. according to the the insurance experts at unitypoint st. luke's, iowa still has a bunch of uninsured going into these last weeks. we're talking about six percent of the state's population. six percent of those people live in linn county, about 11,280. that's the second highest collection of uninsured in iowa, next to polk county. the largest chunk of those without insurance? hispanic men, ages 18 to 34. they're closely followed by african american men in the same age group. officials call them the "invincibles". " we're seeing a greater number of uninsured people between the ages of 18-34, who think that they're not going to get sick. i always tell them, you
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the best health won't keep you from having appendicitis. " according to stacy, if you think you can't afford insurance, you'd be surprised. she said eight out of ten who apply through the online marketplace qualify for tax sharing or premium subsidies. they pay 100 bucks or less per month for a plan. to find coverage, the computer savvy can head to healthcare dot gov and use that online marketplace. if a phone sounds better, try 1-800-318-2596. officials say it'll take you as few as ten minutes to get signed up. nicole? thanks a lot forrest. investors on wall street are hoping to close out the week on a positive note. morale is low after one of the worst starts to a
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plan on more fog in the area along with drizzle and shower activity.
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34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning! today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30
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chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4 iow: 5 plan on more fog in the area along with drizzle and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through
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nearing -20 by sunday morning! today: rain likely, fog high: 34-40 winds: e 5-10 alo: 37 dbq: 36 iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7
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two companies want to get you spinning and shopping. target and soul cycle are teaming up to get you fit -- and making sure you look good doing it. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine. it's --. the u-s stock market is
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starts to a year ever. and investors are blaming america's problems on chinese markets. the dow jones fell 392 points yesterday. the index is down five point two percent in the first week of 20-16. the s and p fell 47 points. the nasdaq -- 146. wall street is hoping today's jobs report will provide evidence that the u-s economy is holding strong amid the financial market chaos. apple stock took a hard hit. shares of the tech company plunged another four percent yesterday, bringing the stock price below one hundred dollars a share for the first time since october 20-14. many expected smartphone demand from china to offset declining sales in other countries. but, china's financial issues could cut that demand. and target and soul cycle are teaming up to launch a 10 city tour at the end of the month. the duo will offer free 45 minute classes and pop-up stores selling discount soul cycle clothing. they will sell the
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the target website for about half the cost of usual soul cycle gear. it's here's a live look at ??? on our city cam.
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plan on more fog in the area along with drizzle and shower activity. temperatures should range from 34-38 degrees in most areas, with slightly cooler air arriving by mid-afternoon. this would place areas from waterloo and west in a position to see mixed precipitation this afternoon, with the remainder of the area staying above freezing through mid- evening. additional rainfall amounts will generally be around one to two tenths of an inch, with any winter precip accumulations under 1". our warmest time period of the weekend will be saturday morning with falling temperature from there on out through sunday. plan on wind chills nearing -20 by sunday morning!today: rain likely,
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iow: 38tonight: rain/snow likely low: 24-30 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 21 dbq: 28 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of snow, turning windy high: 26-32 winds: nw 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 29 iow: 29tomorrow night: windy & cold low: 1-7 winds: nw 20-30 alo: 0 dbq: 4 iow: 5 thanks kaj. here's a look at today's top stories... 20-16 presidential hopefuls are making their way to eastern iowa today. ted cruz will be in charles city, cresco and decorah. rand paul will be in marion and north liberty. and bernie sanders will stop in cedar rapids, waverly and toledo. staff at dubuque middle schools will get internet safety training today.
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pornography, and cyber bullying is leading the sessions. she told parents to monitor their kid's apps, browser history, contact lists and pictures. people have a week to sign up for health insurance under the affordable care act if they want coverage in february. the deadline to sign up for some kind of health insurance before you face a penalty is january 31st. trt oc
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football season. ... the big news this week of course was desmond king announcing he will return for his senior season. ferentz said he never heard from the nfl advisory baord about king's draft stock, but he's happy he's coming back. "my sense was in december was that he was giving it serious thought. i don't want to say he was i think he
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encourage. but i think it's a little bit like brandon last year, i think he really enjoys the college experience. i think he values being a team leader. i think he values the opportunity to be part of something special. and the bottom line is pro football is going to be there for him, but now he has a chance to get into the nfl hopefully a year from now with a college degree in hand. it's important to him, it's important to his family." trt: 32 oc: "important to his family" it's thursday time for another edition of the kcrg tv-9 athlete of the week sponsored by cedar rapids toyota. monticello 6"3 senior guard derek manternach has incredible range and shooting touch.. manternach has already hit 34 three's this year wich leads the state.. derek who is averaging 20 points a game hit a school school 8 in one game this year. do you have the green light? ya he said i can shoot however deep i want within reason. you have kingsbury range as they say in iowa. i get to half court and that gets to far.. but inside the volleyball line im okay. you have a twin brother who is
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are those games like at home? they get very competitive sometimes we have to quick before things get out of hand. has that made you a better player. yes it helps going one on one with my twin brother has helped learn how to create my own shot. it is a big advantage. since you guys have battles at home we are going to have a battle today. 3 point shooting contest between you and your brothers the losers have to do piggy back killers. derek took on his twin brother matt who will run track and cross country at iowa next year and his younger brother jacob who is a quarterback.. derek took no mercy against his brother's hitting three straight around the horn.. first one to hit three and a half court shot wins.. his brothers started to catch up but it was too lake derek kisbury range and it was over.. since jacob is the football player we had him
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killer.. and it was killer but i think both brothers no it's not a good idea take on derek in a shooting contest. manternach is a four sport athlete that has never played aau basketball.. he has a lot of upside and if i was a college coach i would take a look at him. bluders bunch with a tough loss tonight in ann arbor. michigan came from 17 points down in the second half to beat the hawks 82-75.. with the loss iowa falls to 2-1 in the big 10 and 12-3 overall. high school wrestling tonight on 9.2 kennedy hosted linn-mar in the final match of a double dual.. great battle at 160 shea hartzler with the takedown on ben sarasan and he wins a hard fought match at 160 4-2 to even the team score at 12 apiece. and then the pin fest started matt schlagel with the big time stick at 170 to give linn-mar a 18-12 lead. but sam pape with the fall at 195 to give kennedy a 24-18 advantage and then the football star dalles jacobus followed up with a sack and pin at 220 and the cougars beat the lions
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and linn-mar beat cedar falls earlier in the night. to the stable..the roughriders hosted sioux city tonight. just four minutes into the 1st period, ross colton gathers the puck and lasers one into the back of the net to give the roughriders a 1-0 lead... they led 2-0 after one period... in the 2nd, hugh mcging makes a couple of guys fall down, puts on the brakes and beats the goalie stick side... riders win 4-0 lets head to kapalua and the surfers were out along with the whales and the golfers in the first round of the tournament of champions. zach johnson using his new pxg clubs.. zach for a birdie on seven.. kerplunk to drop to one under.. but he struggled after that. johnson fired a 2 over 75 and he is 8 shots behind the leaders speith, holmes, and snedeker.
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good friday morning. you're
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on our city cam. it's january 8th and this is what you need to know today. candidates from both sides of the political aisle will be in eastern iowa today. cruz, paul and sanders will all make campaign stops today. the deadline is approaching to sign up for health care coverage with the affordable care act if you don't want to pay a penalty. investors on wall street are hoping to bounce back today after one of the worst starts to a new year in market history. and china's economy isn't helping. a f-b-i expert is helping some dubuque middle school teachers and parents learn how to protect their kids from dangers online. and the university of iowa is asking students not to bring hoverboards back to campus next week. officials are concerned about potential fire hazards. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news
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