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this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday morning news. good morning and thanks for joining us. we begin n th first alert stormrm team meteorologis t britley ritz. a few showers off and on throughout the morning and afternoon hours will diminish through the evening hours. rainfall totals will likely stay around 0.10". highs today will stay warm with most of us topping out in the upper 30s, the occasional 40 degree mark can't be ruled out. temperatures will drop into the 20s through the overnight hours and only warm into the low to middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our temperatures will again drop into the middle 20s. dudung these hours the active weather
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system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph. thanks britley. for a suspect involved in a shooting on new years day in waterloo. the waterloo cedar falls courier reports 22- year-old, kristopher spates junior, has been charard with shooting a mama prosecutors say a bullet from spates' gun struck 31-year-old ramarez gary of waterloo in the leg. his wound wasn't life threatening. back on january 1st, police were called to a nightclub around 2 in the morning. when they arrived, they heard gunshots in
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streets. police arrested three that night. spates was one of them. initially,y,e only faced severalal weapons charges. two waterloo parents are accused of stealing from a walmart store, and leaving their young kids home alone- with a gun. the waterloo- cedar falls courier says the incident happened friday, inside the supercenter at 13-34 flammang drive. police say chistopher mccune and ququna hawkins stole frorothe supercenter eight different times, by returning stolen items using old receipts. after their arrests, hawkins said she left her toddlers at homemeith a babysitter. but, police found the kids alone with a handgun in reach. both parents are charged with child endangerment , trespassing, and theft. news partner, the gazette, reports that u-s marshals arrested a cedar rapids man in new mexico for sexually exploiting a minor. federal authorities say they issued a
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jalen jackson on january 21st. the northern iowa fugitive task force informed marshals about him leaving iowa. officials found jackson yesterday. he is waiting extradition to iowa. jackson also faces an invasion of privacy charge. presidential candidates are wrapping up this weekend with show stopping campaign events. one candidate brought the tunes to people. democratic senenor bernie sanders campaigned with some major music headliners last night. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy was in iowa city with the story. sarah on cam: thirty five hundred people packed into this building on the university of iowa campus to hear from democratic presidential candidate bernie sandnds. so mamay people lined up totoet into e event, that the line wrapped around several university dorm buildings. and really, the rally was more of a party. vo: musical artists like vampire weekend and foster the people performed and hunger games movie star josh
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candndate. it's part of his final push just before the caucuses to get young voters to their precincts this monday night. several video messages emphasized finding the c crect caucus lolotion and asked suppopoers to show up for canvassing shifts as late as three p-m on caucus day. its a push to turn out echoed by sanders and his local supporters. veronica tessler - johnson county resident "..things that are important." bernie sanders "..lead this countryryn a new direction." sarah on cam now the campaign did have to t awayany people in line, because the building was at capacity. but organizers spent hours canvassing that line wititthese caucus handouts, encouraging people to show up and bring their friends to their caucus precinct on monday. in iowa city, kcrg-tv9 news. not to be outdone, hillary
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brought her campaign to cedar rapids yesterday. she was at washington high school with her husband, , rmer president billl clinton, and their daughter chelsea. clinton talked about the economy, saying the country is always better off when a democrat is in the white house. "we don't have to go back all that far to realize it. just think about the last two democrrtic presidents we've had. one of them is here tonight. each of them inherited economic problems from their republican predecessors didn't they. " likely to disagree with clinton on that point, gop candidate senator marco rubio. e's made a final camamign push acrosssshe state for the past week. with the caucus tomorrow, he's firing off a few final words to voters in cedar rapids this afternoon. at 3 o'clock
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speak insididthe double tree's grand ballroom. after, he'll head to davenport for a rally at st. ambrose university. that event starts at 5-30. donald trump, still leader of the diverse republican pack, campaigned in dubuque yesterday. trump made headlines last week, for refusing to appear at the final republican debate before the iowa caucuses. a decision he fully embraces. " i think the debate turned out to be good that i didn't do it. it was a lousy debate anyway. boring, boring. that was a hard thing to watch, wasn't it? but it wouldn't have been hard--if i was there you would've liked it, right? " trump is currently neck-and-neck with texas senator ted cruz in most recent iowa polls. cruz focused his efforts in ntral iowa over the weekend. yesterday, he held a rally in ames, telling everyone to get out and caucus. he told his supporters to encourage others to come out monday night. "i"ieveryone in this room brings additional people totohe caucus on monday night, we will
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we hope you'll stay with t-v nine for complete caucus coverage monday night. we'll have live reports from des moines and eastern iowa, plus expert analysis of the results. our coverage starts at eight o'clock on kcrg nine point two. then, we'll cononnue at nine o'clock all the way through our ten p-m news right here on t-v nine. looking at a different kind of data... in our second half hour... find out why some ui professors say social media may be the key to figuring out who the next president will be. we show you what they made, a first of its kind website.
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diminish through the ening hours rainfall totals will likely stay around 0.1010 highs today will stay warm with most of us topping out in the upper 30s, the occasional 40 degree mark can't be ruled out. temperatures will drop into the 20s through the overnight hours and only warm into the low to middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our temperatures will again drr into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather will pick back up. the second system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph. thanks britley. diversity was the big winner at
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that's compared to the oscar nominees this year. find out who grabbed the topop spots at sag when we gegeback.
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break from big 12 play, but still had to face a top 5 team t tay. the cyclones toooo
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a&m in the big 12/sec challenge. ... that means coach prohm going up against his mentor, billy kennedy ... first half action, abdel nader drives to the hoop... throws it down... and he gets the foul... cyclones lead 14-11 ... closing seconds of the first half... monte morris for three... no good... but deonte burtonomes up with the offensive board and slamamit home beating the e buzzer... it was tied 30-30 at halftime ... burton had a big game off the bench... he gets the steal... and stuffs it down, plus he's fouled... he finished with 11 points off the bench... cyclones down 2 ... later, iowa state in transition... matt thomas with the catch and shoot three... bingo... iowa state takes a one point lead ... watch this play by burton... the sweet passo jameel l kay for the flush... iowa state goes up 53-50 ... closing minutes of the 2nd half... morris comes up with the steal.. he takes it coast-to- coast for the layup... yclones go up 58-56 ... but texas a & m went on a 12-2 run after that led by danuel house... he finished with 20 points... this dunk is the exclamation mark... iowa state falls
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.....owa state women a ahome hosting oklahoma ...jadda buckley knocks down the triple... it was tied 17-17 after one quarter ... 2nd quarter... emily durr launches a three, and the bank is open on saturdays... she had 10 points off the bench ... later, buckley finds seanna johnson who gets the roll... she had a team-high 18 points... iowa state led 35-28 at halftime ... 3rd quarter... $his bridget carleton thrhr puts the cyclcles up by one ... but it was all oklahoma after that... maddie manning with the 3-ball corner pocket... oklahoma wins 77-71 ... linn-mar grad marcus paige and the tar heels taking on boston college ... marcus has really struggled from three- point range lately, but he makes his first attempt after missing his previous 18 3- pointers... and he was just warming up... the give-and- go to marcus and he splashes in another three ... later in the first half, watch
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the putback... marcus finished with 12 pointstsn the tar r els 89-62 win ... let's switch to high school wrestling. all the conference titles were up for grabs across the state. ... let's go to cedar raps prairie e r the mississippi valley conference super meet ... at 106, prairie's conrad braswell pins dillon gottschalk of dubuque hempstead in the third period to take the championship ... at 113, marcus england of prairie gets two points for ththtakedown as he stays inbounds... he won the match 6-2 to take the title ... 120, brenden bakeof cedar rapids jefferson was on the offensive the entire match... he gets three points for the near fall... he won by tech fall ... 126, nolan hromidko tries to get the pin... he'd get three points for the near fall... he took first place with the 12-3 major decision ... 132, prairie's sam uthoff ranked number one in the state, remaed undefeated tallying four wins, including this 2nd period fall in the championship ... 138, nelson
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iowa city west... you may recognize the name... he gets two points for this takedown in the third period... he won his match 10-7 to take the title ... 1 1, josh gerke of cedar rapids xavier had a tight match... he gets two points for a takedown... he'd get the 5-2 decision... prairie won the nference title, jefferson was 2nd, kennedy 3rd.d. john campbell continues our coverage with the wamac tournament at vinton-shellsburg we pick things up in the championship round at 120 whwhre western dubuques braden birt dug himself a 5-1 hole and then proceeded to dig himself in impressive fashion with several near falls...and eventlly getting thfall in the third period. no drama at 126 where cpcps two time state championn brock rathbun hardly broke a sweat. rathbun wins his third wamac title with the first period fall..his third of the day. 132 mt vernon's tony rcia used two takededns enroute to a
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138, indee's drew davis used a third period reversal to beat t west delalare's owen ward 7-2. in the night's first overtime affair, the hometown boy, nick hyland of vinton shellsburg finally got to solon's cole fritz. they had split earlier in the season. sot would like to have opened up more, but in overtime i knew if i took a shlt i could score so i got to the offense quick. another revenge match at 1 1. indee's nick holt had beatenen western dubuque's luke kluesner in the last ten days, but not tonight at the wamac championships . i felt good going out there. caught him in a move. got the points. won the match. and not the towel boy says we are out of time...john campbell,tv9 sports ... three local players had a chance to impress some nfl scouts in the senior bowl down in alabama. ... first quarter action... carson wentz finds iowa tight end henry krieger-coble for a short 5-yard gain... he had 3 catches for 16 yards for the north ... northern iowa's deiondre hall was a starter on the north team defense... nearly gets the
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very next play,y,ak prescott scrambles, hall makes a nice tackle saving a touchdown... he finished with 5 tackles... iowa's offensive lineman austin blythe was also in this gamm.. the nfl draft statas on april 28thth ... the roughriders were hoping to maintain their lead in the eastern conference stanaings. they took on youngstown for the 2nd night in a row. ... kennedy football coach brian white drop the ceremonial puck ... not a lot of action in the first period... riese zmolek fires the wrister, but he's stopped bryan bednard ... 2nd period... . tt gosiewski gets the defense and tries to go five hole... but bednard gets the save ... youngstown drew first blood on this shorthanded goal by matt miller with the nice redirect ... tempers flared up after the 2nd period... everybody's gloves came off... that seemed to spark the roughriders because they came back to win 3-2 in overtime
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the morning and afternoon hours will diminish through the evening hours. rainfall totals will likely stay around 0.10". highs today will stay warm with most of us topping out in the upper 30s, the occasional 40 degree mark can't be ruled out. temperatures will drop into the 20s through the overnight hoursrsnd only warm into the low to middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our temperatures wil again drdrp into the middle 2020 during these h hrs the
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system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviesof the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph.
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highlighted last night's annual screen actors guild awards. unlike the oscar minees, several black stars won awards-like actor idris elba. he won a t-v and movie award for his performance in "luther" and "beast of no nation". "revenant" actor, leonardo dicaprio, won best actor for his performance. showlike orange is the n black, downton abbey, and movie spotlight also took home top awards in their categories. good morning from
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is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need d know totoy. chasing the deadline. iowans
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hours to sign up for health insurance, and avoid major fees. finding the right algorithm. some university of iowa professorss are changing the way voters understand political data. winning the crown. young women in the cedar valley battle it out for a chance to become miss iowa. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the e rg-tv9 saturday morning news. but first, meteorologis t britley ritz has your first alert forecast, britley... a few showers off and on throughout the morning and aftftnoon hours will diminish through the evening hours. rainfall totals will likely stay around 0.10". highs today will stay warm with most of us topping out in the upper 30s, the occasional 40 degree mark can't be ruled out. temperatures will drop into the 20s through the overnightht hours and only warm into the low to middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems.
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drop into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather will pick back up. the second system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviest of the e ow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph. thanks britley. the deadline to sign up for health insurance is hours away. at midnight tonight, iowans need a plan or face big fines on their taxes. midnight isislso the deadline for subsidized private health insurance under president obama's affordable care act. benefits start march 1st. if you miss tomorrow's cutoff, you'll have to wait until november for those benefits. the secretary of heheth and human services says she's expecting to see a slight dip in sign-ups compared with last year. " folks predicted that we would
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employer based care to the marketplace and we just haven't seen those numbers. " burwell says she hopes enrollments remain strong despite a repeal of obamacare by congress. she also s ss you can find at least three choices for health care in each state. you can find more information at healthcare dot gov. there's a new unitypoint clinic in peosta. the health facility had its grand opening yesterday. the clinic held a meet- and-greet for people to get to know the new doctors in town. the new clinic is thehenly health care facility in peosta. " very excited that finley's here and investing in our communitee, um, we have three kids at home and if they ever need to go to the doctors we have to drive way into dubuque and you know that's tough to do when you have a sick kid. " doctors provided free blood pressure tests and b-m-i measurements . the clinic had a "soft opening" back in december and has been taking new patients ince then.
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polls are a great way to predict a winner. but, often info on the candidates is a week old by the time e 's published. three professors at the university of iowa had an idea to look elsewhere for the nation's political pulse. so, they created a first-of-its-kind website. saturday, ian price was using his free time reading to one of his kids at the downtown library.but, look at his shirt, you'll know he's popotically nvolved. "big sanders supportete he's hadad message that's resonated with me."ian spends a good deal of time reading and some positing about political stuff on social media. he's not alone. "fifty percent of americans use social media sites such as twitter and facebook to get information about politics."professor shafiq is one of three ui who set out to learn more about people's political postings. over the last about two years, the three developed this website:
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com and the algorithms to run it. it centers on the top ten primary candidates and has a lot t features. a few of them? the site collects trending tweets about the ten. also, top trending news. but the site's key feature is these charts. the page analyzes tweets to find which republicans and democrats have the momo positive poststs the site then plots the data on the graphs. "all this information really is untapped. there is no portal which can actually allow people to go and look at what are all the conversation s happening on these websites." shafiq says this kind ofata is portant because the charts give a by the day perspective on the pulse of the nation. some features updateteven faster. a normal poll would likely take a week or more for results. "polling data is offline. it is slow. it is cumbersome. polling companies will tell you that they cannot repeat the process everyday." the site is up and running as a few weeks ago. that means, guys like ian have another resource while cruising the web for political insight.
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gauge to the local poll and the national polls." "nats: "have you made up your mind? uhhhh, i don't know. come on man! i'm ptty sure i'll caucus for bernie. feel the bern! feel the bern! if you're not t to researching candidates online, don't worry you've probably had campaign volunteers knock o. your door. that's been the case in des moines. there, volunteers have spent hours canvassing homes. one missssuri family campaigning for senator bernie sanders, wanted to be a part of the effort. so they traveled from st. louis all the way to central iowa to meet caucus-goers door-to-door. " sot matthias sommer/bernie sanders supporter @ @45 "getting out hitting the streets rather than giving boatloads of money and this is something anyone can do and it's a nice way to be involve" " " sot amanda sommer/bernie sanders supporter @ :16 "you're not normally supposed to talk about politics with people but thisss actually an portunity to do so." " many volunteers like the sommer family hope to keep energy high for their candidates moving into tomorrow. new jersey governor chris christie could certainly use some of that energy for a bump in the
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the past few weeks. christie stopped at the chrome horse saloon on blairs ferry in cedar rapids yesterday morning. hf says his experience as a state governor out ranks that of the other senators and business leaders in the race. in dubuque, carly fiorina got a few words in before caucus night. she wasn't pulling punches when it came to o e former secretary of state, hillary clinton. " hillary clinton wants to go to the white house, she's more qualified for the big house, she has escaped prosecution more times than el chapo, i think shawn penn should interview her frfrkly. " fiorina was at charlotte's coffee shop in downtown. the former h-p executive pushed what she calls her "blueprint to take our country back," including tax code reform. some supporters crossed state lines to be at the event. "certainly not disappointed, she is amazing, and her plans are simple and she said we are so bloat with bureaucracy we have to do this we have got to change theheirection that our wonderful country is going.
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fiorina ended by telling the crowd she had one condition for people who wanted to take a pictue with her. she said, "one picture for one vote." she then encouraged everyone to caucus on monday night. we hope you'll stay w wh t-v nine for complete caucus coverage monday night. moines and eastern iowa, plus expert analysis of the results. our coverage starts at eight o'clock on kcrg nine point two. . en, we'll continue at nine o'clock all the way through our ten p-m news right here on t-v nine. women from a@ross the state of iowa competed in the miss cedararalley pageant. more than a dozen conteeants showed off their talent, fitness, and interviewing skills at the cedar rapids public library, yesterday. participants can win the titles of miss cedar valley's outstananng teen, miss cedar valley, and miss palisades. for one organizer, the program is a way for women to get involved with their community. 23:59:35 "tons of volunteer hours go into this from the
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who hold the titleleit's a very important part of the miss america program they choose platforms that are important and have a special meaning to them." miss cedar valley went to molly schunict. she'll go on to compete in the miss iowa pageant this june. catching the drug lords... federal authorities make a huge arrest on mexxan cartel members ononhe u-s border. we'll tell you what officials seized. a few showers off and on throughout the morning and afternoon hours will a few showers off and on
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weather wise question. a few showers off and on throughout will diminish through the evening hours. rainfall totals will likely stay around 0.10". his today will stay wa with most of us topping out in the upper 30s, the occasional 40 degree mark can't be ruled out.
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will drop into the 20s through the overnight hours and only warm into the low to middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our t tperatures will again drop into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather will pick back up. the second system will l ve in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 m m. thanks britley. finally in custody. california
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end their search for two e eaped inmates. we'll tell you how police found them. stay with your 24 hour news
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authorities seizing assault weapons and hundreds of pounds in drugs. on friday, u-s immigration and customs enforcement helped the mexicacagovernment arrest 24 high-level members of the sinaloa cartel. mexican drug lord, "el chapo" , is@known for leading the infamous cartel. the gang is responsible for drug trafficking in several u-s states. u-s officials say the suspects who are in mexican custody, will be extradited to u-s for criminal charges as well. sheriff's in orange counun, california say officials have re-captured two felons who broke out of jail more than a week ago. the san francisco police department arrested the two. a third escapee - surrendered friday to a civilian
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authorities say they caught the two fugitives after a woman pointed out the van they used to escape. "officers approached the van as hossein nayeri fled the area on foot. a short foot pursuit before nayeri was taken into custody by officers. " officers found the other inmate hiding in the van, after they arrested first. the three inmates had been awaiting trial in separate violent crimes when they broke out of a jail in santa ana by cutting through a metal grate. no more action will be taken against retired u-s general david petraeus by the u-s defense department. this was announced, after officials learned petraeus shared classified information withthis biographer. defense secretary ashton carter revealed the news in a letter sent to senator john mccain- he's the chair of the senate armed services committee. carter thought about demoting petraeus from a four-star general to a
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retirement benefits. as a retired four-star general, petraeus remains liable for any wrongdoing he committed while on active duty. we'll take another look at your first alert
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back now to today's top stories. the waterloo- cedar falls courier reports a new years day shooting suspect has a
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prosecutors say 22-year- old, kristopher spates junior, shot 31-year- old ramarez gary in waterloo. gary is expected to be okay. he got caught up in spates gunfire outside of a club early new years morning. and stay with us for our 8 o'clock newscast this morning. we'll talk with norah hammond from gems of hope about their current hope blooms campaign to help cancer patients. now, a final look at the forecast... a few showers off and on
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good morning, america. right now, it's crunch time. the candidates barnstorming iowa. the frantic hours campaigning
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