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patrols and security for law enforcement. becoming u-s citizens. we take a look at one man's journey to become naturalized. and you've probably noticed 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, 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. the cold weather is here once again! temperatures will sit in the
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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 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. thanks britley. security is a major concern for 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 events lead police to call in extra officers to work overtime hours. the university of iowa police department is often called in to help. "it really depends on the person, the political activity
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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 morial union on the u of i campus in iowa city at 1 this afternoon. clinton then heads to a des moines high school. there, chelsea will join her father, former president bill clinton. yesterday, mr. clinton spoke to about 500 people at northwest junior high school in
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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 itting 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 tv9 viewing area. albright will be in clinton, dubuque, decorah, waterloo, north liberty, and cedar rapids. clinton, sanders and martin o'malley will take part in their fourth debate tomorrow
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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 yeawrapped 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 iby saying each debat is a potential game-changer. "obama - alot of times you will have people who are seen as frontrunners because they are attention. over time, voters take a careful look. the closer you get to actuauay choosing a president, everybody gets a little more sober. it's less entertainment and it's a little bit more-- this is serious business." recent polls show texas senator ted cruz and donald trump in a virtual tie
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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 a naturalization ceremony at the national czech and slovak museum in cedar rapids yesterday. one man, a doctor who immigrated to america from syria 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 anymoreit's good to feel that you have a home again." kreim says he believes america has alwlws welcomed immigrants and will keep doing so in the future. the u-s department of agriculture faces
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animal disease outbreaks. that charge comes from the government accountability office - or g-a-o - an independent investigative arm of congress. the des moines register reports the g-a-o lookeinto 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 agriculture didn't follow its own guidelines for investigating the spread of disease. it says the u-s-d-a might not ever be able tpinpoint 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 future outbreaks. dairy prices are down across the country, saving consumers some money, but costing farmers more. soaring milk prices in 2014 caused many dairy farmers to increase herd sizes. but now milk demand has fallen behind milk supply, so wholesale prices for farmers
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the u-s department of agriculture says in 2014, farmers were getting as much as 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 dair 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 dairy farmers towards the end of 2 26. 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
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and farmers in past years and a big dip in prices could speed up that process. a u-s-d-a dairy repopo 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 story yet. " producers say all they can really do is hold on until prices improve for them. dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. figures from the iowa state
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slightly more than 13- hundred dairy herds statewide. linn county has 9 registsted milk producers. dubuque county has the most in eastern iowa, with 168. taking home the big bucks. a tennessee couple has a new claim to fame, with a multi-million dollar lottery prize! stay with tv9. it's ---.
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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
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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 pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. thanks britley. 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 the big 10 today at wisconsin. they started at 197 and third
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was a takedown machine picking up the 20-7 major decision to raise his record to to 15-0. to heavyweight and big sam stoll keeps improving ranked 8th in the country and he gets the takedown on the way to a 5-0 decision and the big boys got the hawks off to a 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 ranked corey clark with the take down picked up a 6-3 decision over 7th ranked ryan taylor.. 2nd ranked brandon soreson had to wowo hard against andy crone for the 6-3 decision to raise this record to 17-0 at 149. and the hawkeyes cruise to their 17th straight big 10 duel win. to hoops and they had a top 10 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 connor mccaffery who suffered a concussion
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advantage hits the triple to give the lions a 12-8 lead. he had 14 points, all in the first half. 2nd quarter, future hawkeye jordan bohannon sets 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 transition. wali parks throws it 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 cistensen,
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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 k knedy 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. t kennedy was deadly from the line ere sellers scored her final two poinin to go over one thousand career points. kennedy remains undefeated 61-49. the boys game was a back and forth affair. jackson foley finds drake brewster. at the other end, royshawn with the floater. second quarter, adam van oort working the baseline. bingo. kennedy's derricdiggins with nice move down low. jackson foley connects
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one at ht. third quarter kane cramer connects from three point land. closing minute and jeffs drake brewster nails it and later hits two free throws. kennedy hangs on to win it 54-53. john campbell tv9 they had another double header tonight at wash. the warriors entertained 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 wowoed.. 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 beat prairie 67-60.. to the 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 paiai from max smith-drahos but washington playing some defense tonight.. hunter straight with
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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 coons with 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 auin 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 mount vernon kept firing away jorda axtell connects. and the mustangs led by 7 at the break and they played some great defense in the second half. the steal and ash finishes with the bucket and one and mount vernon beat solon 80-63.
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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 out of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind
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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 warm or bring them indoors. lottery officials say there are three winning
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this tennessee couple seen here- are the only people to claim a part of the 1-point-6 billion dollar powerball jackpot. john robinson and his wife lisa will get a lump sum payout of $327 million dollars. they bought their winning ticket at a grocery s sre in their west tennessee hometown of mumford. the couple says they won't stop working or make any wild purchases! good morning from
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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
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identity theft. and, a fare chance. could iowa ccy 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. but first, meteorologis t 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 out of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will once again cause dangerous wind
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not to stay out for more 10 to 15 minutes at a time and wear layers of clothing. also remember, if you pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. thanks britley. a cedar rapids woman faces an attempted murder charge, after shooting at another woman. police say 30-year-old jill sodahl fired a gunshot at 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, lice say sodahl threw the gun in jones pond. thehetook her in for quesesoning and then arrested her. three people faces charges after cedar rapids police
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a stabbing and home invasion. the stabbing happened dartmouth street southwest. police say a 20 year old man showed up at a hospital 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 $& girl. 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 earlier 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
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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 growing heroin problem across the country. president obama appointed vilsack to address the issue yesterday morning. use of heroin and other opioids has spiked in recent years. the white house 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 up security for employees when it comes to sensitive information. more than 400 current and former university employees reporord they were the target of 2015. kcrg t-v nine's sarah mccarthy explains how the university is working to prevent the problem this year. this is where reports of tax fraud first began rolling in last year. 23:38:05 "we started getting reports about people getting their returns rejected."
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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 attack likely 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 police. in iowa city, sarah
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a magazine article circulating online accuses the city of dubuque of becoming a satellite city of chicago. the opinion piece in the national review claims a federal housing program under hud has taken control of dubuque's housing choice voucher program. the article brings up a ruling by hud in 2011 that said dubuque was racist and gave priority in its low income, section 8 housing program to people already living in dubuque. hud said dubuque did that primarily to keep black people in chicago fromoving to dubuque. in 20101 the city reached an agreement with hud to change its policy. but the national review article claims that
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dubuque to actively recruit housing voucher holders from the chicago area. this essentially turns dubuque into a solution for a lack of low- income housing in chicago. kcrg t-v nine's katie wiedemann looked into the article this week. you can reaeaher full story as well as reaction from dubuque city leaders on kcrg dot com. people in iowa city are dealing with a shake-up at 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. throgmorton says he's not yet sure how long it will take the city council to fill the position. the c cy council has a stake in deciding if ride-sharing company uber will come to iowa city. in 2015, the city council
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that wouldldrequire a city issued i-d card and city background check for all uber drivers. shortly after that went into effect, uber removed iowa city from its list for potential expansion. but now, the city manager's office says the city council might take up the issue again, possibly as 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 mododications 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. stay with tv-9. stay with tv9. it's ---.
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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 out of the northwest at 10-15 mph. this will l ce 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
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pets. make sure to keep them warm or bring them indoors. thanks britley. the search effort intensifies
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ocean for 12 missing u-s marines. stay with your 24 hour news
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rescuererare still searching for 12 crew 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 r rgh waters for the missing crew members. however, officials say they've only spotted debris. the two transport helicopters were on a 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 need to," " a marine captain says debris is
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two-mile area. the choppers aircraft wing at marine 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 27 dead. the attack happened early this morning just after extremists attacked a hotel in the country's capital. french troops stationed there helped free 126 people held captive. burkina faso's president says french forces have killed a fourth extremist. back in november, al- qaida claimed responsibility for attacking a hotel in mali. the f-b-i faces challenges in answering basic questions about the san bernardino terror attack. officials still don't know if anyone else got involved or if more attacks were planned. agents are still l questioning why the shooters, syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik, chose the inland
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an f-b-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 springs clinic. 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 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 chicicgo. 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
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her head and bruises around her neck. this prompted officials to rule her death as suspicious. if you're pregnant and planning to travel to central america or the caribbean-you may want to reconsider. the centers for disease control might impose new travel guidelines because of a mosquito- bourne virus called zika. the virus was found in fetal and newborn tissues of babies with microcephaly in brazil. that'a neurological disorder which can defects. there is no vaccine to block the zika virus and no medicine to treat it. we'll take another look at your first alert forecasas next. stay with tv9. police are still questioning
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back to our top stories... police are still questioning how a 2-year- old in dubuque was shot earlier this 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 himself or another child shot him. back now to today's top stories. law enforcement across eastern iowa are stepping up their security ahead of the caucuses. iowa city police say it's a challenge to find officers to cover presidential campaign events and protect the public. many times officers are paid overtime to work political events. and uber could be coming to
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the ride sharing service is considering applying for permits to work there. in 2015, the city council approved an ordinance requiring city issued i-d cards and city background checks for all uber drivers. shortly after that went into effect, uber removed iowa city from its list for potential expansion. just a quick note...john's big
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