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the article brings s hud's 2011 ruling accusing the city of dubuque of racism. hud said the city gave priority in its housing program to people already living in dubuque in order totontentionally shut out primarily black people moving from chicago. in 2014, the city agreed to a deal with hud to change its policies. now the national review article author, stanely kurtz, says under that agreement hud requires dubuque toactively recruit housing voucher holders from the chicago area. he claims that "as of january 2015, the percentage of african-american voucher users in dubuque was larger than the percentage of african-americans living in chicago." we checked the numbers, and that is accurate 34-percent of housing voucher holders in dubuque are black compared to 33-percent of chicago's population. but that is comparing apples and
looking just at housing voucher recipients, chicago has a higher percentage of black recipients than dubuque... 40-percent to 34-percent. the city of dubuque says kurtz's article is filled with political opinions and inaccuracies. in a statement to tv-9, dubuque city manager mike van milligen said: "this is a political commentary blog entry. it represents the opinion of the author, a partisan political commentator. the vast majority of the blog entry is the author's views on national issues. while the city w wl not respond to the author's opinions, there are many inaccuracies in the blog entry." we also asked the author, stanley kurtz for his thoughts on the city's claim of inacurracies. he said in an email "without an itemized list, the city's charge lacks all credibility. city officials must now be in fear of alienating the federal government,
nd quote. we have the full statements from both sides along with this story on kcrg dot com. in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg t9 news. a cedar rapids woman is facing an attempted murder charge.. police have arrested 30 year old jill sodahl after they say she fired a gunshot at another woman around 7:30 yesterday morning. when they arrived at 38- 25 20th avenue souththst, they found a woman injured. police expect her to be o-k. after the shooting, police say sodahl threw the gun in jones pond. they took her in for questioning and then arrested her. cedar rapids police have also arrested three people for a home invasion and stabbing. the stabbing happened wednesday morning at 59 dartmouth street sosohwest. police say a 20 year old man showed up at a hospital with a stab wound wednesday morning. austin holtan and michael jurenic are facing robbery and burglary charges.
in a t-v nine follow up, dubuque police say a two year old boy who was injured in a shooting earlier this month either shot himself or another child shot him. it happened the night of january third. police the bullet wounded the boy in the jaw. he was with his family who were living in a commercial building at 942 main street in dubuququ the county attorney is still deciding if there will be any charges. remember, whenever you see news, call newsline nine at 319-365-9999. you can also send pictures and news tips to news room at kcrg dot com. meteorologist joe winters joins us now with our first alert forecast. joe, it's going to be bitterly cold out there this weekend. cold, colder, coldest.this is how the weather shapes up for the next three days. the northwest wind continues through the weekend at 15-30 mph which continues to usher in more
is likely late saturday mainly along andndouth of highwayay0. accumulations will be light, but it will blow around and that can cause some slick travel with reduced visibilities for a short period of time. the coldest air arrives on sunday and monday when wind chill values will hover between -30 to 40 at times. tonight: mostly cloudy low: 6-12 winds: nw 15-25tomorrow: chance of snow late high: 6-12 winds: nw 10-20 back to you. former president bill clinton made three stops across eastern iowa today. he's trying to pick up support for his wife who has been slipping in polls recently in iowa. this is the second time bill clinton has been in iowa in a week. clinton stopped in cedar rapids and dubuque for scheduled events last thursday. but he also made some surprised stops like this one at newbo city market in cedar rapids. kcrg t-v 9's chris earl joins us from coralville where clinton will be campaigning tonight. chris, is this a last ditch effort to get hillary clinton more support in iowa?
with the 42nd president making stops all over iowa today. in the last two weeks, a handful of polls have shown vermont senator bernie sanders pulling closer to former secretary of state hillary clinton, even leading her in two polls. the latest des moines register iowa poll has clinton leading sanders 42-40. this video is from the former president's noon stop in sioux city as he tries to build more support for mrs. clinton and, especially, use his w wds to try and get her followers out on caucus night on february 1st. one week ago, sanders held four rallies in eastern iowa, including this appearance at the veterans memorial building in cedar rapids, where the enthusiasm for him was clear. is enlisting president clinton a sign the clinton campaign is concerned about iowa? "i would think that if she was
they'd save him and keep him in reserve for the general election but in the nomination period before the caucuses, it's getting tight and they see him as somebody who can really help to energize the base or at least that's the hope to bring him in to guarantee that she indeed does have a victory here in iowa." another reason for the importance on locking down iowa.a.ew hampshire is expected to favor sanders, given that he's from vermont and the other early state - south carolina is expected to back clinton by a thick margin. all showing why, on the democratic side, this push to win iowa is so critical. the former president is due here in 45 minutes... live in coralville, chris earl, kcrg-tv 9 news. clinton, sanders and martin o'malley will all have a chance to face off in a debate sunday night in south carolina. this is the last democratic debate before the iowa caucuses. yocan watch that on n-b-c startingngt eight.
trump has rented a des moines movie theater and bought tickets for iowans to see the film, "13 hours." the movie that opened today is showing at the cobblestone theater in des moines. it depicts the 2012 attacks on the u-s compound in benghazi that killed u-s ambassador chris stevens and three otherermericans . the benghazi attttck was one of the most notable incidents during hillary clinton's tenure as secretary of state. the movie's director, michael bay, insists there is no politic agenda in "13 hours." visits by presidential candidates are often taxing on eastern iowa police departments. police often have to call in extra officers who are paid overtime hours. some political events at the university of iowa even require the entire u-i police department to work. "it really depends on the person, the political activity around the person, so sometimes we might haveve full
or more. " police departments can bill the political campaigns for the extra hours. university of iowa police even prepare price quotes for the campaigns before the event. people in iowa city are dealing with quite a shake-up at city hall. in november, vovors elected three new members onto the council. earlier this month, the council appointed jim throgmorton as the city's new mayor. now the new council is looking for a new city manager. that's because c crent city manager tom markus is leaving in march for a new job in kansas. "between we'll appoint an interim city manager, the search for the permanent city manager will be a national search that wiwi be thoughtfully vetted so we'll end up with a city manager that's really good for the city of iowa city. " throgmorton says he's not yet sure how long g will take the city council to fill the position. demand for dairy isn't keeping up with supply.
and low prices cure low prices hopefully" dairy prices are down across the country which saves consumers, but costs farmers.
soaring milk prices in 2014 caused many dairy farmers to increase the size of their herds. but now the milk supply is up and demand has not kept up, so prices for farmers have dropped. the u(s department of agriculture ays in 2014, farmers were getting as much as
cents for 100 pounds of milk. at the end of last year, that was down as low as 14 dollars 44 cents... a 43 per cent drop. kckc t-v nine's dave
franzman says two eastern iowa dairy farmers hope to struggle through while hoping prices catch up. linn county dairy farmer bob kettelkamp and his twin brother bill milk their herd of 200 dairy cows twice a day. they resisted the urge to over expand when milk prices were so high back in 2014. others didn't. "we're just a typical family farm... been the same size for 15 years... we kind of end up riding the waves that are caused by others ." " dairy producers tell me the actual over production of milk is maybe 1-2%. but the price from the peak in 2014 has dropped 40 percent... that's one of the things they don't understand... a small difference in production... a big difference in price. " sot/nat some experts predict relief for
towards the end of 2016. but the money the kettelkamps are getting now from selling milk to the co-op is running less than the cost of production. iowa has lost dairy farms and farmers in p pt years and a big dip in prices could speed up that process. a u-s-d-a dairy report says milk prices, per gallon, are about 30 cents per gallon lower now than at the same time last year. cheese is down about 70 cents a pound. some shoppers, though, haven't noticed. "for them to have that much of a drop to the farmer... it hasn't come near to dropping that much in the grocery stcry yet. " producers say all they can really do is hold on until prices improve for them. dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. stay with your 24 hour news
accumulations will be light, but it will blow around and that can cause some slick travel with reduced visibiliti for a short period of time. the coldest air arrives on sunday and monday when wind chill values will hover between -30 to
40 at times. tonit: mostly cloudy low: 6-12 winds: nw 15-25tomorrow: chance of snow late high: 6-12 winds: nw 10-20tomorrow night: light snow likely low: -12--6
the hawkeyes are playing as well as anybody in the country right now and they proved it last night sweeping fourth ranked michigan state. the hawks torched the net in the first half from behind
the arc hitting 9 three pointers and jumping out to a 22 point halftime lead.. jared uthoff hit some bombs finished with a double-double 15 points and 10 boards and peter jok led the hawkeyes record to 4-0 in the big 10 winning in east lansing for the first time since 1993 and yes that is worth celebrating. i think everybody in this loloer room knew we i think everybody in this locker room knew we could win
and be the aggressor and i think we came out and thru the first punch. just go back to toughness we knew we were the better team from the get go and we wanted to go out and prove it and we did. after the first win everybody had excuses why we beat them we were ready to play . i heard the gazette called this a fluke game we ready to go right away and it just felt great. tougher team won that is usually what happens wasn't just the better shooting team they shot well give them credit the tougher team won. sot :45 oc: "tougher team won " it the words of tom izzo.. iowa punked michigan state again last night. the hawkeyes will host the wolverines this sunday at carver hawkeye arena. and that game is sold out. the second ranked iowa wrestling team will travel to wisconsin tonight to face the badgers. they have moved this dual to the kohl center because they are expecting a big crowd. it could be an opportunini for a big crowd and we will see. one thing about iowa
close dual meet like in ames or where ever they always show up and they even show up in places where it is kind of hostile. :19 oc: "kind of hostile " from grappling to bowling we have you covered. josh has more on the prairie and kennedy bowling match this afternoon. it's every bowler's dream to score a 300. and prairie's sabrina keiper was well on her way. she starts out with five consecutive strikes, make that six. onto the 10th frame, she just needs three more strikes to get 300, but the first throw, she only gets 8. she still finished with a 278 in the first game and a total of 449. her teammate, mikayla hite who just joined the varsity team last week. she has a tough 5-7 split. but she knocks both down for the spare. she fired a 189 in her 2nd game. for kennedy, jamie milota knocks down all the pins for the strike. she fired a 180 in her 2nd game, 346 total. but prairie girls win
on the boys side, prairie's matt galloro comes up with a strike of his own. he tallied a 188 in his 2nd game for a total of 388. kennedy's james jambois was in a rhythm all night. the big hook for the strike. he fired a 248 in his first game for a total of 471. his teammate bert goodwin closes out the 10th frame with three consecutive strikes to finish with a 190 in game 1 and 356 total. kennedy wins the boys game 3,101 to 2,464. thanks, scott.
cold, colder, coldest.this is how the weather spes up for the next three days. the northwest wind continuesshrough the weekend a a 15-30 mpmpwhich continues to usher in more and more arctic air. light snow is likely late saturday mainly along and south of highway 20. accumulations will be light, but it will blow around and that can cause some slick travel with reduced visibilities for a short period of time. the coldest air arrives on sunday and monday when wind chilil values will hover between -30 to 40 at times. tonight: mostly cloudy low: 6-12 winds: nw 15-25tomorrow: chance of snow late high: 6-12 winds: nw 10-20 thanks for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 6. we hope you'll be with us again totoght at ten.