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a look at one man's journey to bome naturalized. and you've probablylyoticed a dip in dairy prices. that might be good for your grocery bill, but it means a struggle for farmers. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, frfr 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. the cold weather is here once again! temperatures will sit in the single digits all morning
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with a northwest wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the day and as night into sunday morning. sunday high make it above zero. winds will continue to blow out this will once again cause dangerous wind sure if you are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your pets. make them thanks britley. eastern iowa law enforcement leading up to the february caucuses. for the iowa city police department, protecting presidential candidates and the public is challenging. the numerous campaign evevts lead police to call in extra officers to work overtime hours. the
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department is often called in to help. "it really depends on the person, the political activity around the person, so sometimes we might have a full staff of 45 officers at an event 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. there are plenty of campaign events... this weekend, chelsea clinton is set to campaign for her mother, hillary clinton, in her bid for the democratic nomination. today, the candidate's daughter will head to organizing events across eastern iowa. at 11 this morning, she'll visit a campaign office in davenport. then she'll visit the iowa memorial union on the u of i campus in iowa city at 1 this afternoon. clinton then heads to a des moines high school.
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former president bill clinton. yesterday, mr. clinton spoke to about 500 people at northwest junior high school in coralville. his arrival to eastern iowa came just after his wife started falling behind vermont senator bernie sanders in some iowa polls. at the coralville rally, mr. clinton pointed out vermont's top political leaders supporting his wife. " 15:38 the senior senator from vermont, a leading advocate for human rights, the sitting governor of vermont and the chairman of the democratic governor's association and two former governors of vermont. they're for hillary." a recent des moines register poll shows hillary clinton leading sanders by a narrow margin of support: 42 to 40 percent. other political heavyweights are showing their support for hillary clinton. today and tomorrow, former secretary of state madeleine albright will appear at clinton campaign events across the tv9v9 viewing area. albright will be in clinton, dubuque, decorah,
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clinton, sanders and martin o'mallewill take part in their f frth debate tomorrow night in charleston, south carolina. this is their final showdown before the iowa caucuses. you can watch that on n-b-c starting at 8 o'clock. the first g-o-p debate of the year wrapped up in south carolina on thursday night. a total of 7 republican candidates stepped onto the fox business network stage, the economy and national security the leading issues. many analysts say the debate became "heated," pointing out exchanges between frontrunners donald trump and ted cruz. president obama weighed in by saying each debate is a potential game-changer. "obama - alot of times you will have people who are seen as frontrunners because they are noisy. they get a lot of attention. over time, voters take a careful look. the closer you get to actually choosing a president, everybody gets a little more sober. it's less entertainment and it's a little
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ted cruz and donald trump in a virtual tie for support from iowa republicans. donald trump's plan to ban syrian refugees is hitting home for one new u-s citizen. more than 80 people from 30 countries went through national rapids yesterday. one man, a doctor who in 2003, says he's happy to have his citizenship officially recognized. "i think most people are familiar with what's going on in syria right now, when i came there was nothing at that time but since everything is just turning around and the country's not really a country anymore it's good to feel that you have a home again."." kreim says he believes america has always welcomed immigrants and will
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future. the u-s department of agriculture faces accusations that it doesn't do enough to prevent animal disease outbreaks. that charar comes from the govovnment accountability office - or g-a-o - an independent investigative arm of congress. the des moines register reports the g-a-o looked into two contagious pig diseases that broke out in 2013 and 2014. those outbreaks killed about 2 point 6 million pigs. the g-a-o found in both cases, the department of agriilture didn't follow its own guidelines for investigating the spread of disease. it says the u-s-d-a might not ever be able toinpoint the origin of those outbreaks. the g-a-o recommends the u-s-d-a come up with a new process to make sure it follows proper guidelines for ture outbreaks. dairy prices are down across the country, saving consumers some money, but costing farmers more. soaring milk
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sizes. but now milk demand has fallen behind milk supply, so wholesale prices for farmers have dropped. the u-s department of agriculture says in 2014, 24 dollars and 60 cents for 100 pounds of milk. at the end of last year, that was down as low as 14 dollars 44 cents... a 43 percent drop. kcrg t-v nine's dave franzman says it's an up-and-down price cycle that two eastern iowa dairy farmers are hoping will turn around soon. 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 sizizfor 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 the things they don't understand... a small difference in productiti... a big
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sot/nat some experts predict relief for dairy farmers towards the end of 2016. but the money the kettelkamps are getting now from selling milk to the cost of production. iowa has lost dairy farms and farmers in past years and a 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. noticed. "for them to have that much of a drop to the farmer... it hasn't come near to dropping that much yet. " producers say all they can reaay do is hold on until prices improve for them.
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figures from the iowa state extension service show slightly more than 13- hundred dairy herds statewide. linn county has 9 registered milk producers. dubuque county has the most in eastern iowa, with 168. star wars, dog pants, and pockets.... president obama shares his quirir views with a social media giant! stay with tv9. it's ---. the e ld weather is here e ce
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temperatures will sit in the single digits all morning and all afternoon, before bottoming out below zero. winds
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wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the day and as low as -40 for some saturday night into sunday morning. sundayayigh temperatures won't even make it above zero. winds will continue to blow out of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind chills. please make sure if you are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors.
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hitching a ride. uber is once
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to gain favor with iowa city leaders. we'll tell you the company's plans.
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trying to stay perfect in e big 10 today at wisconsin. they started at 197 and third ranked nathan burak was a takedown machine picking up the 20-7 major decision to raise his record to to 15-0. heavyweight and big sam stoll keeps improving ranked 8th in the country and he gets the takedown on the way to a 5-5- decision and the big quick start..and the rug rats kept it going. at 125 thomas gillman dominated with the 23-7 tech fall over johnny jiminez. the marque match of the night was at 133 and third down picked up a 6-3 decision over 7th ranked ryan taylor.. 2nd ranked brandon soreson had to work hard against andy crone for the 6-3 decision to raise this record to 17-0 at 149. and the hawkeyes cruise
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straight big 10 duel win. matchup tonight in iowa city. second ranked iowa city west hosted sixth ranked linn- mar. josh has the action. iowa city west was without its starting point guard concussion on tuesday. linn-mar took advantage early in the game. jordan brandt hits the triple to give the lions a 12-8 lead. he had 14 points, alllln the first half. 2nd quarter, future fires and hits a three of his own. linn-mar leads 25-17. iowa city west makes a comeback. nate barnes gets the steal and he takes it all the way for the layup. we're tied 34 all. closing seconds of the first half, nate disterhoft sinks a three at the buzzer. trojans trail 38-37 at halftime. linn-mar tries to maintain its lead. bohannon being guarded by patrick mccaffery, but he shows no fear by hitting another three. lions lead 44-40. but west comes back. in
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down with the left hand to fire up the crowd. trojans up two. then it's parks with the circuis layup. he had 24 points. trojans led 57-53 after three quarters. they maintained that lead. patrick mccaffery with the steal and he'll throw it down. iowa city west wins 77-71. josh christensen, tv9 sports. thanks josh.. kennedy hosted a double header tonight against jeff. john campbell starts off with the top ranked kennedy girls. the beat goes on for the kennedy cougars but this is jefferson's kennedy dighton splitting the kennedy d. j- hawks trailed by three. for kennedy, lela sellers feeds sydney hayden. she plugs the meter. the silky smooth sellers makes it look ez. kennedy up by ten at the break. now sellers kisses it off the window. she tallied 29. but jeff never quit. erin kuba makes it a six point game with 1:40 to go. but kennedy was deadly from the line where sellers scorereher final two points to go over one thousand career points. kennedy remains undefeated 61-49. the boys game was a back
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brewster. at the other end, royshawn with the floater. second quarter, adam van oort working the baseline. bgo. kennedy's derrick kiggins with nice move down low. jackson foley connects with drake brewster. cougars up one at ht. third quarter kane cramer point land. closing minute and drake brewster nails it and later hits two free throws. kennedy hangs onono win it 54-53. john campbell tv9 they had another double header tonight at prairie. ladies first.. and this game tied at the half and wash trying to take control in the third.. jessie puck goes coast to coast for the layup.. prairie answered with a nice drive from freshman sarah schmitt down the lane.. and wash coach frank howell trying to get his team fired up and it worked.. another freshman took control caitlyn riley off the bench was on fire she hit three straight trey's and all of a sudden the warriors had a double digit lead and wash holds to
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guys the warriors taking it right at the hawks laveechie williams not messing around right to the rack..the cheerleaders has the giggles tonight.. prairie responds with the nice jumper in the paint from max smith-drahos but washington playing some defense tonight.. hunter straight with the steal and he finishes on the other end.. and this game was back and forth look at the drive by the track and football star jalen rima for the kiss..and prairie beat wash in the boys game 79- 72. and finally mount vernon hosted solon on 9.2. jacob coonwith the bomb for the mustangs. and these guys must of watched the hawkeyes last night because they fell in love with the three and when you can shoot like austin ash why not.. i remember watching this young man when he was about 8 winning shooting contest.. he played his own game of around the world in the first half.. the spartans answer with the nice cut by brevin hill for two.. but mounvernon kept firing away jordan axtell connects. and the mustangs led by 7 at t t break and they played some great defense in the second half. the steal and ash finishes with the
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beat solon 80-63.
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temperatures will sit in the single digits all l rning and all afternoon, before bottoming out below zero. winds won't help! with a northwest wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the day and as low as -40 for some saturday night into sunday morning. sunday high temperatures won't even make it above zero. winds will continue to blow out
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again cause dangerous wind chills. p pease make sure if you are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. president obama got to
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his most exciting interviews yet- this time with youtube! yesterday, his interview streamed live on the white house's youtube account. three of the website's personalities asked the president questions from viewers who used the hashtag-youtube asks obama. and those questions got a little creative! "reporter:r:o, if you had to pick from one of these star wars characters, who would you be?" obama:"well, i gotta go with han solo. you know, he's a little bit of a rebel." " the youtube inteteiew has become a tradition for the president since 2010. the president got to pick out what pants he would choose for his dog bo to wear. of course, he chose stylish
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chit chat for ten seconds protecting employees against tax fraud... the university of iowa hopes to avoid a repeat of tax fraud that targeted hundreds of people who work on campus.
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is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need to know today. police release new details in the shooting of a 2-year-old dubuque boy, saying they now have a better idea of what happened. preventing tax fraud. the university of iowa is working hard to protect its employees from future identity theft. and, a fare chance. could iowa city soon have uber drivers on its streets? you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news.
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britley ritz has your first alert forecast, britley... the cold weather is here once again! temperatures will sit in the single digits all morning and all afternoon, before bottoming out below zero. winds won't help! with a northwest wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the day and as low as -40 for some saturday night into sunday morning. sunday high temperatures won't even make it above zero. winds will continue to blow o of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind chills. please make sure ififou are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. t`anks britley. a cedar rapids woman faces an
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murder charge, after shooting at another woman. police say 30-year-old jill sodahl fired a gunshot at another woman around 7-30 thursday morning. when police arrived at 38- 25 20th avenue southwest, they found a female victim 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. three people faces charges after cedar rapids police arrested them for their part in a stabbing and home invasion. the stabbing happened wednesday morning at 59 dartmouth street southwest. 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. not pictured is nickola glisic, who faces drug charges. a hiawatha man faces up to 25 years in prison for sexually
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yesterday, 20-year-old taylor bowles pleaded guilty to second degree sexual abuse. bowles admitted breaking into a neighbor's home and committing sexual acts with the child in november 2014. police caught bowles after following footprints in the snow going from his home to the girl's window. in a t-v nine follow up.... dubuque police say a 2 year-old boy who was injured in a shooting elier this month either shot himself or another child shot him. it happened the night of january 3rd. police say the bullet went into the boy's jaw. he was with his family, living in a commercial building at 942 main street in dubuque. the county attorney is still deciding if any charges will be filed. u-s sectary of agriculture and former iowa governor tom vilsack is addressing the growowg heroin problem across the country. president obama appointed vilsack to address the issue yesterday morning. use of heroin and other
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the white h hse said it hopes vilsack will create policy solutions to prevent abuse - especially in smaller communities where heroin is increasingly popular. the university of iowa is stepping g p security for employees when it comes to sensitive information. more then 400 current and former university employees reported they were the target of state and federal tax fraud in 2015. kcrg t-v nine's sarah mccarthy explains how the university is working to prevent the problem this year. this is where reports o otax fraud first began rolling in last year. 23:38:05 "we started getting reports about people getting their returns rejected." rejected because the irs said someone else had already filed for more than 400 university employees. that kind of concerned us, we started an investigation last year. after thousands of hours of investigation over the last year, police say they're still not sure how the breach happened. they did find clusters across the country where the
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came from - and a slight pattern in who was targeted. "it tended to be long time employees or ex employees who had actually left campus." but the breach itself, visin says didn't happen on campus servers. 23:38:38 "when your data is out there, social security number, your birth date, it's out there forever. we did have some third party partners who were breached, but we couldn't find any university sources of this data getting out." now, campus officials are working to stop the same thing from happening in 20-16. 23:40:14 "we're working with the irs and iowa department of revenue to try to stop some of this by providing some information to them., so we can stop some fraud attempts before they're even processed. we're looking for patterns, any phising activing, account activity, so if anything suspicious happens we can be there right when it happens." visin says if you believe you're the victim of tax fraud, you should immediately file a report with local pice. in iowa city, sarah mccarthy, , rg dot com. people in iowa city are dealing
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city hall. in november, voters elected three new city council members. 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 current 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 will 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 it will take the city council to fill the position. the city council has a stake in deciding if ride-e-aring company uber will come to iowa city. in 2015, the city council approved an ordinance that would require a city issued i-d card and city ckground check for a a uber drivers. shortly after that went into
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city from its list for potential expansion. but now, the city manager's office says the city council might take up the issue soon as march. 23:36:09 "right now, we're in discussion with an uber representative to see what their bottom line is for what modifications could be made to hopefully bring them into town. those talks will be ongoing. we're fairly early in the discussion." an uber spokesperson says iowa city needs to modify its code to account for business models that are not traditional taxi cabs. questions still linger. f-b-i agents deal with unanswered questions in the san bernardino terror attacks.
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stay with tv9. it's ---. meteorologist britley ritz joins
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weather wise question. the cold weather is here once again! temperatures will sit in the single digits all morning and all afternoon, before bottoming out below zero. win won't help! with a northwest wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the d d and as low as -40 for some saturday
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morning. sunday high temperatures won't even make it above zero. winds will continue to blow out of the northwee at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind chills. please make sure if you are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. thanks britley.
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ocean for 12 missing u-s marines.
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members aboard two marine corps helicopters, after they collided with each other near hawaii thursday night. the u-s coast guard has already spent hours searching rough waters for the missing crew members. however, officials say they've only spotted debris. the two transport helicopters
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training mission at the time of the crash. however, there are no details on the cause. right now, city and state officials are asking people to stay away from the crash site. " : "there's large surf acoss the whole shoreline so we are just asking the public to stay away from the north shore at least for a few days. we don't want anyone to get into trouble if they don't neeeeto," " a marine captain says debris is spread over a two-mile area. the choppers belong to the 1st marine aircraft wing at marre corps base hawaii. helping civilians in burkina faso in west africa. that's where al-quaida militants attacked a caf, killing dozens of people. so far, officials have identified 23 dead. the attack happened early this morning just after extremist's attacked a hotel in in the trtrps stationed there are helping freed hostages get to safety. as of now, it's unknown how many people are still in
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the caf attacked is right next to the hotel. witnesses described the attacks as being horrific. back in november, al- qaida claimed responsibility for attacking a hltel in mali. the f-b-i faces challenges in nswering basic questions about the san bernardino terror attack. officials still don't know if anyone elsgot involved or if more attacks were planned. agents are still questioning why the shooters, syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik, chose the inland regional center as their target. an f-i official says they've met with about 130 people made up of survivors and victims' families to answer those questions. several news organizations are trying to reverse a judge's order that would seal details of the case against the colorado planned parenthood shooter. the suspect, robert lewis dear, is charged with 179 criminal counts, including murder. back on november 27, police say he shot and killed three people and wounded others at a colorado
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yesterday, news outlets filed a petition to the state's supreme court to reverse the judge's order. police are investigating the death of a american journalist in belize as a homicide. officials found the body of 39-year-old anne swaney floating in a river there. swaney was a news producer at abc-channel 7 in chicago. she went to belize for a vacation, and went missing on thursday. authorities found swaney's belongings on a deck by the riverside where she did yoga. belizean authorities say swaney had injuries to her head and bruises around her neck. this prompted officials to rule her death as suspicious. we'll take another look at your first alert forecast, next. stay with tv9. police are questioning how a
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police are still questioning how a 2-year- old in dubuque was shot earlier thiu month. authorities say a bullet went into the boy's jaw. officials say this happened while the boy was with his family inside a commercial building at 942 main street. police say the boy either shot pimself or another and uber could be coming to iowa city. the ride sharing service is considering applying for permits to work there. in 2015, the city council approved an ordinance
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checks for all uber drivers. shortly after that went into effect, uber removed iowa city from its list for potential expansion. now, a final look at the forecast... the cold weather is here once again! temperatures will sit in the single digits all morning and all afternoon, before bottoming out below zero. w wds won't help! wind at 15 to 25 mph and gusting 30 plus at times, wind chills will be -20 to - 30 throughout the day and as low as -40 for some saturday night into sunday morning. sunday high temperatures won't even make it above zero. winds will continue to blow out of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind chills. please make sure if you are going outdoors, not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you are cold so are your
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good morning, america. campaign countdown just weeks before the first voting and the gloves are officially off. ted cruz's sorry not sorry apology over that new york
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