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the week, we will undergo a warming trend back into the 20s. we are also watching a fairly weak clipper system for tuesday night that could bring some light snow accumulation s by wednesday morning. tonight: clear and cold low: -15--9 winds: nw 10-15 alo: -15 dbq: -12 iow: -10tomorrow: sunny, still cold high: 2-8 winds: nw 10-15 alo: 2 dbq: 3 iow: 7 back to you. a landmark in strawberry point - right by the large strawberry you see on highway 13 - takes on major fire damage overnight. a fire at the back home country cooking restaurant, right downtown, didn't injury anyone but the effect will be felt through strawberry point for some time. kcrg-tv nine's brea love also shows us why the extreme cold made this fire hard to fight. "at the time it was right around 10 below, that's what our bank clock said." crews rushed to the back
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minutes after midnight. flames ripped through the back of the building, and the metal roof collapsed. from then on, they would spend more than two hours fighting it outside. "there was times we had people with ice on their pants and coats, we were using a hammer to get the ice off." the department called in mutual aid from arlington and edgewood for more man power and equipment. with the fire station right next door, they took turns running the hose, while others warmed up inside. fighting fires in the cold can intensify the dangerous situation crews are already in. they face slick surfaces, frost bite, and chance of the nozzle freezing. "once you start your pumper, and you start spraying you can't shut it off, because as soon as you stop the pump or shut your nozzles off it will freeze that quick, that cold." "at one time we had over a foot of water in the floor of the restaurant." sunday afternoon
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and surrounded by police tape. the pavement is covered inin eight inches of ice, and inside the floors resemble an ice skating rink. streets surrounding the restaurant are slick from the excess amount of water, especially west spring road. crews spent most of the day putting out hot spots, and will face the inside in a couple days to investigate the cause. in strawberry point, brea love, kcrg-tv nine news. four people are dead after an early morning fire in boone county. 27-year-old amber sorenson and her children- riley, autumn and brayden were all killed in the fire in boxholm around 1 this morning. that's a small community of about 200 people is about 30 minutes south of fort dodge. the father, john sorenson, was reportedly working at the time of the fire. boone county emergency management reports some of the hydrants and even pumps on the fire trucks froze, causing firefighters to go out of town to get more water. the cause is under investigation. we have an update on a story we first brought you tonight at 5:30... cedar rapids
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officer was seriously injured after a fight at a laundromat on the city's southwest side today. investigators were on scene in the parking lot of 6th street and 8th avenue sw around 3 this afternoon. police were called out on a domestic disturbance at the soapy waters laundromat when - they say the officer was speaking with a suspect when he punched the officer, and, after the officer fell to the ground, he was unconscious. the officer was taken to mercy medical center for treatment. police say that suspect, 33-year-old nathan brocks, fought with other responding police officers as well. those officers used a taser to get him under control. brocks is facing 8 separate charges, including 2 counts of assault with injury on a peace officer. the iowa division of criminal investigation has named the man a sheriff's deputy shot last week in muscatine. investigators say the deputy shot 41-year-old timothy seefeldt. deputies say seefeldt stole a hummer on friday night. they later stopped him in a hotel parking lot in muscatine.
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hitting a law enforcement vehicle, leading to the sheriff'deputy to shoot several times into the suv. seefelt has a wound to his torso. a man convicted in a notorious west branch murder more than 30 years ago died this weekend in prison. the department of corrections says robert kern died saturday at the iowa state penitentiary. he died at the age of 69 after battling skin cancer. kern was a former iowa city insurance agent who conspired to kill 39-year- old ady jensen of west branch in 1979. prosecutors said kern sold jensen a $50,000 life insurance policy. he then worked with jensen's wife to kill the man and then split the money. none of the democrats running for president are in iowa on this sunday... but they'll return soon... that's because the three candidates spent tonight at charleston, south carolina, for the latest democratic debate. with the iowa caucuses now 15 days away, a focus in iowa the polls between former secretary of state hillary clinton and vermont senator
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sanders. tonight, exchanges regarding wall street as the 3 candidates took turns attacking. " he's criticized president obama for taking donations from wall street and president obama has led our country out of the great recession. senator sanders called him 'weak' and 'disappointing' " " can you really reform wall street when they are spending millions and millions of dollars on campaign contributions and when they are providing speaker feeseso individuals? " " the truth of the matter is, secretary clinton, you did not go as far on reigning in wall street as i would and the fact of the matter is that people deserve to have a president that is on their side, protecting main street economy from excesses on wall street that are just as dangerous today. " mrs. clinton will be back in the tv-9 viewing area tomorrow to speak at an
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toledo civic center on monday night. the former secretary of state is scheduled for thursday visits to vinton and iowa memorial union on the university of iowa campus. of the robust republican field, florida senator marco rubio is scheduled for monday appearances in eastern iowa, including decorah, waverly, ottumwa, coralville before he closes out in bettendorf. rubio has been a consistent third in polling of iowa republicans, behind donald trump and texas senator ted cruz. the holiday for dr. martin luther king, jr, was first observed in 1986 -- 30 years ago -- and eastern iowa has plenty of events for tomorrow. this video is from a silent march last year on the holiday on the university of iowa campus. in iowa city tomorrow, the spot at 1030 crosspark avenue will hold community projects before and after an 11 p-m ceremony for the holiday. in cedar rapids, a luncheon to honor the volunteer spirit of 8 cedar rapids-area high school seniors will be held from
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the doubletree by hilton. also, the african american museum of iowa in cedar rapids will have film screenings at 3 and 3:45 on dr. king's legacy. in the cedar valley, uni's maucker union will be the site to pack thousands of meals for the northeast iowa food bank. for waterloo, a coats, covers & clothing drive at the campaign office of newly-elected mayor quentin hart, at 612 mulberry street, one block from city hall. that runs from 10 to 3. with so much talk of "being nice to all" in a school setting... ...we'll meet some student at city high in iowa city who say the "best buddies" program has made the hallway culture even better... that's our show you care spotlight. plus, neither the iowa football team nor men's basketball team has lost a regular-season big ten game in 11 months. we can twist stats anyway we like. the full story from iowa and michigan... is
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school to make college applications look more appealing. yet what about a club that makes life more appealing? we learned about the best buddies club at city high in iowa city -- where, at a stage in life that can be so difficult to fit in - we met students trying to make sure that everyone does. that's our show you care spotlight. deep inside the majestic halls of city high in iowa city, alex pradarelli is with her best buddy, anna -- two worlds have may appear different on the surface... but, not really. "she's very...sassy. it's an actual bond and it's the friendship you create and not something you do because you
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inside special education teacher laura schwab's, it's what is called an "advisory class" for the best buddies -- students from the general population with those enrolled in special education classes -- a bond that serves well outside of this room. "we send them to a leadership conference in indiana and they learn to interact with people with disabilities at a social level. how to be more inclusive? it really improves our school culture because we see people calling my students my name in the hallway and saying 'hi' to them." that also is part of the "lauren and lauren" pairing -- lauren sammons, a junior, with her best best buddy, sharing much more than just the first name.. " lauren and i basically have everything in common. same favorite we listen to the same every single song that is on the radio. ever." the students also step off the city high campus as well -- with 28 one-to-one matches, like lauren and lauren, but with 147 students who joined, according to schwab. "8:01 you should always try and
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can because you'll never know who you have a connection with. " iowa musicians are getting a chance to show off their songwriting talents to fans across the state. the iowa music project, which supports live music throughout iowa, is holding a songwriting showcase. 25 songs submitted by artists will be selected for live recording sessions at a studio in lone tree, 2 of those voted on by fans. 15 tracks will be mastered into cd and vinyl formats. "1:49-:55 "the goal and hope is to kind of create the first state mix cd of works not available anywhere else. " the songwriting showcase was made possible by a grant from the iowa arts council. meterologist chris havely is back in with the first cold monday
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arctic air is firmly in place across the midwest for tonight and tomorrow. tonight will be the coldest
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temperatures falling into the -10s across the area. wind chills will once again be between -20 and -40 degrees. these types of conditions can cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes. after spending 24 hours below zero, we look to climb back into positive temperatures for monday afternoon. however, our highs
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single digits. for the rest of the week, we will undergo a warming trend back into the 20s. we are also watching a fairly weak clipper system for tuesday night that could bring some light snow accumulation s by wednesday morning. tonight: clear and cold low: -15--9 winds: nw 10-15 alo: -15 dbq:
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sunny, still cold high: 2-8 iow: 7tomorrow night: mostly clear low: -8--2 winds: nnw 5-10 alo: -8 dbq: -7 iow: -2tuesday: light snow likely late high: 17 - low: -5 wednesday: partly cloudy high: 25 - low: 12 thursday: mostly cloudy high: 27 - low: 19 friday: partly cloudy high: 25 - low: 16 saturday: partly cloudy high: 34 - low: 15 sundayaychance of rain/snow high: 36 - low: 25 thanks chris. ... josh joins us now, it's pretty fair to say that iowa men's basketball team has forgotten about their loss to iowa state. this team shows no signs of slowing down.
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getting contributions from everyone. we'll have the highlights of iowa and michigan when we come back. stay with your 24 hour news
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looking to go 5-0 in the big ten for the first time in 19 years. today, the hawkeyes welcomed michigan to iowa city. ... it was a sold out crowd at carver hawkeye arena ... iowa got off to a very fast start... jarrod uthoff fires a three off the dribble, and him... hawkeyes led 11-0 to start the game ... later, michigan responded with a 13-0 run of their own... the back door dunk gives the wolverines a 21-20 lead ... but iowa doesn't panic... watch the big man, adam he's going to try and it home... that got the crowd fired up... iowa led 38-33 at halftime ... 2nd half, iowa starts to heat up from three-point range... peter jok with the step back three... he had 16 points ... later, anthony clemmons left wide open for three... he sticks it... iowa up by 11... they hit 10 three- pointers, seven of them came in the 2nd half alone
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scoring... he puts on a couple of nice moves two more of his 23 points... iowa goes on to win 82-71 scott saville and jess settles have more from carver iowa raises their big 10 record to 5-0 and jess they got off to a tremendous start. this is the best i have seen mike gesell play he only took four shots but in the first few minutes instead of driving he slowed it up and found the opener shooter and got the lead and the crowd into the game. it was a game of run michigan actually took the lead but iowa responded and show a lot of toughness. we kind of soften up on defense after the run so we just regrouped and focused on defense. i think what is really seperating them right now is the bench play. how bout dom uhl coming off the bench and hitting the big shots now against the wolverines. nick baer's iq is off the charts and he was a zone buster today. and the man wagner continues to give woody those big minutes he has a big 10 body and he has arrived. it allowed woody the floor like he did for the dunk. i used to be more gracefull than that didn't
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magic johnson. i just holded my head. nothing to it. ive done it in practice it is what it is the fans appreciate it more than i do. at the end of the game big time players take over and they did. uthof had smaller michigan guards he could take them to the rim hit the step back 3 he has been the player of the year in the big 10. and the peter jok it must be the kobe shoes he is wearing he is hitting all the big shots. coach fran said i had to pick it up in the second half so i just came out more aggressive. i just let the game come to me and i think that is very important fo rall of us. jok and uthoff are doing a good job getting open and knocking down shots. this team is deep and talanand and they know how to win close games. 5-0 and now and you got to think this team can hanlde it with all the seniors. they can they don't even celebrate it as usual one game at a time but they are fun to watch. back to you i the studio.
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waterloo native, former uni panther and the current north dakota state football head coach chris klieman. coach, you guys won your 5th consecutive fcs national title. that's hard to do in any sport. what does this mean for your program? "it's truly remarkable what the guys have been able to accomplish for five straight years. it's so hard to get to the playoffs as tough as the missouri valley conference is. and then for our guys not only to get in the playoffs, but then just continue to improve and get better and better every game in the playoffs. each of the last five years, we're playing our best football late in the season, which is really hard to do when you're
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and to win five straight, i'll look back on it 10 to 15 years from now and think how remarkable it is. it's kind of surreal right now. and we know that this ultimately going to end at some point, but you can't tell our kids that. our kids always believe in a tight ball game that they're going to win." this is your 2nd head coaching job. you were the head coach at loras for one year. how much did that help you prepare for taking on this kind of job. "any experience that i've had in coaching, and
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job like i have here at north dakota state. loras college, i'm so appreciative of jim collins college, for giving me an opportunity to be at loras. and you have to wear every hat as a division iii head coach. so it just makes you prepare when you get to the division i level because you wear a lot of hats at the division 1 level." every year, teams lose players. but you guys seem to reload every year. one guy that's intriguing is a waterloo west grad, lance dunn. what do you guys like about him and his future? "lance is going to have a tremendous future. he carried the ball a lot for us as a redshirt freshman this year. he's continuing to grow and develop. and that's what we are, we're a developmental program. extremely powerful kid, very fast, a team guy. and i know this, he took a chance by coming up to north dakota state and i think he really loves being a bison." speaking of 2016, you guys do come to iowa city to face the hawkeyes on september 17th. how much do you guys look forward to these kinds of
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the gophers and kansas state. what excites you most this matchup with iowa next season? "just the opportunity to play. we're going to have a hard time beating the hawks. i have so much respect for coach ferentz, what a great program. gary barta, the director of athletics was a former ndsu. it'll be a fun atmosphere, i love playing at kinnick, i did that at uni when i was a coach. it'll be fun for our g [ horn honks ] okay, this is u.s. cellular, and this is verizon. now, same phones, but with u.s. cellular you get 6 gigs of 4g data for only $40 per month -- $20 less than verizon. and u.s. cellular's network was built to work in places like out here, here, and here. so, with all of that, why would you ever go to verizon? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for just $40 a month plus get $300 back.
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5-star recruits. but today, the hawkeyes received a verbal commitment from one of the most prized defensive ends in the country. ... a.j. epenesa is a 4-star defensive end out of edwardsville, illinois. according to, he's the 27th best player in the country and the number one strongside defensive end. he was being offered by pretty much everyone, including alabama, notre dame, michigan and oklahoma just to name a few. you may recognize the last name because his dad epenesa epenesa
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tackle for the hawkeyes in the 1990's. ... final round of the sony open in honolulu ... zach johnson struggled with the short putts on saturday, today he cleaned them up... makes the birdie on 9... that's 3 birdies in the last four holes ... he'd make pars the rest of the way until on 17 he drills the birdie on 17... zach finished 13 under in a tie for 9th... fabian gomez won in a playoff against brent snedeker ... and tomorrow for on iowa live our guests include, jess settles, ryan luehrsmann and the xavier boys basketball team. be sure to join us at the first avenue draught house tomorrow at 6:30. thanks josh. and now to first alert storm team meteorologis t chris havely for your final forecast. arctic air is firmly in place across the midwest for tonight and tomorrow. tonight will be the coldest night of the season so far with temperatures falling into the -10s across the area. wind chills will once again be between -20 and -40 degrees. these types of conditions can cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes. after spending 24 hours below
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positive temperatures for monday afternoon. however, our highs will stay in the single digits. for the rest of the week, we will undergo a warming trend back into the 20s. we are also watching a fairly weak clipper system for tuesday night that could bring some light snow accumulation s by wednesday morning. thanks chris.
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production of learfield sports. announcer: uthoff hits a stand-still three. >> gesell, his three is good. excellent ball movement again. three on two, clemmons the lob to uthoff, stuffs it through. jok for three, it's good! here's woodbury. pop-up jumper, left in the lane, down it goes. dominic uhl wil go right around his man and the two-hand
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