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and some celebs pull in such big numbers at a rally last night, people were turned away. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 saturday mornini news. good mororng and thanks forr joining us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis t britley ritz. a few showers off and on throughout the morning and afternoon hours will dimimish 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 o e 20s through he overnight
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afternoon. during this time frame we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our temperatures drop into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday e heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph. thanks britley. prosecutors have a new charge for a suspect involved in a shooting on new years day in waterloo. the waterloo cedar falls courier reports 22- year-old, kriststher spates nior, has been charged with shooting a man. 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 the alley between layette and sycamore streetet police arrested three that night. spates was one of them. initially, he only faced several weapons charges.
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stealing from a walmart store, and leaving their young kids home alone- with a un. theeaterloo- cedar falls courier says the incident happened friday, inside the supercenter at 13-34 flammang drive. police say chistopher mccune and quiana hawkins stole from the supercenter eight different times, by returning stolen items using old receipts. after their arrests, hawkins said she left her toddlerst home with a bababsitter. but, police found the kids alone with a handgun in reach. both parents are charged with child endangerment , trespassing, and theft. presidential candidates are wrapping up this weekend with show stopping campaign events. one candidate brought the tunes to people. democratic senator 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 peoe packed into this blding on the university of iowa campus to hear from
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presesential candidate bernie sanders. so many people lined up to get into the event, that the line wrapped around several university dorm buildings. and really, the rally was more of a party. vo: : sical artists like vampire w wkend and foster the people performed and hunger games movie star josh hutcherson introduced the candidate. it's part of his final pusjust before the caucuses to get young g ters to their precincts this monday night. several video messages emphasized finding the correct caucus location and asked supporters to show up for canvassing shifts as late as three p p on caucus day. its a p ph to turn out echoededy sanders and his local supporters. veronica tessler - johnson county resident "..things that are important." bernie sanders "..lead thi country in a new direction." sarah on cam now the campaign did have to turn ay many people in line, because the building was at capacity. but organizers spent hours canvassing that line with these caucus handouts, encouraging people to show up and bring their friends to
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not t tbe outdone, hillary clinton, brought her campaign to cedar rapids yesterday. she was at washington high school with her husband, former predent bill clion, 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 democratic presidents weve 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
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gop candidate senator marco rubio. he's made a final campaign push across the 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 rubio will speak inside the double tree's grand ballroom. after, hel 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 r rublican debate before the iowa caucuses. a decision he fully embraces. " i think the debate turned out to be good that i dn't do it. it was a lousy debate anyway. boring, borinin 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 i3 currently neck-and-neck with texas senanar ted cruz in
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cruz focused his efforts in central iowa over the weeken 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. "if everyone in this room brings 9 additional people to the caucus on monday night, we will win the iowa ucus. " we hope you'll stay with 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. then, we'll continue at nine o'clock all the w 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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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 o o. temperaturess will drop into the 20s through the overnight hours and only warm into the low o middle 30s tomorrow afternoon. during this time frfre we catch a small break between the two systems. monday night our temperatures will again drop into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather will pick back up. the second stem will move in and snow
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tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph. thanks britley. making a statement! diversity
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makingg statement! diversity shined at lasas night's screen actors guild awards. we'll dive into hohothis year's ceremony will
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break from big 12 play, but still had to face a top 5 team today. the cyclones took
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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 secocos of the first half... monte morris for three... no good... but deonte burton comes up with the offensive board and slams it home beating the buzzer... it was tied 30-30 at hahaftime ... burton had a big game offff 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 withthhe catch and shoot three... bingo... iowa state takes a one point lead ... watch this play by burton... e sweet pass to jameel mckay for the flush... iowa state goes up 53-50 ... closing minutut of the 2nd half... morris comes up with the steal.. he takes it coast-to- coast for the layup... cyclones go up 58-56 ... but texas a & m went on a 12-2 run after that led by danuel house... he finishehewith 20 points....this dunk is the exclamation mark... iowa state falls
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... iowa state women at home hosting oklahoma ...jadda buuley 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 1010oints 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... this bridget carleton three puts the cyclones up by one ... but it was all ooahoma 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 him grab the offensive board and get
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with 12 points in the tar heels 89-62 win wrestling. all the conference titles were up for grabs across the state. ... let's go to cedar rapids prairie for theheississippi valley conference super meet ... at 106, prairie's conrad braswell pins dillon gottschalk of dubuque hempstead in thehird period to take the championship ... at 113, marcus england of prairie gets two points for the takedown as he stays inbounds... he won the match 6-2 to take the title ... 120, brenden baker of 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 t 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, remained 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 o take the title ... 145, 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 conferenen title, jefferson was 2nd, kennedy 3rd... john campbell continues our coverage with the wamac tournament at vinton-shellsburg we pick things up in the championship round at 120 where western dubuques braden birt dug himself a 5-1 hole and then proceeded to dig himself in impressive fashion with several near falls...and eventually getting the fall i ithe third period. no drama at 126 where cpu's 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 vernon's tony garcia used two takedowns enroute to a 5-1 win over jackson feldman of
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138, indedes drew davis used a third period reversal to beat west delaware'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 e season. sot would like to have opened up more, but in overtime i knew if i took a shot i uld score so i got to the offense quick. another revenge match at 170. indee's nick holt had beaten western dubuque's luke kluesner in the last ten days, but not tonight at the wamac championship . i felt good d ing out there. caught him in a a ve. 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 he north team defense... he nearly gets the interception... then on the
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scrambles, hall makes a nice tackle saving a touchdown... he finished with 5 tackles... iowa's offensive leman austin blythe was also in this game... the nfl draft starts on april 28th ... the roughriders were hoping to maintain their lead in the eastern conference standings. 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 wrier, but he's stopped by ryan bednard ... 2nd period... matt 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 r th 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 totalslsill likely stay round 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. mmday night our tempererures will agaga drop into the middle 20s. during
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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. the oscars may have a "diversity problem," but the screen actors guild awards were another stoo. david daniel looks at last night's biggest winners and moments. 1:31-1:38 --reporter pkg-as
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annual sag awards turned into a show of strength for diversity in hollywood. queenn latifah was honored for the t-v movie "bessie"... "and i hope that anyone out there who does not come in the package that people say you should: keep fighting for it." for the second straight year, "orange is the new black" doubled down: uzo aduba repeated as best female actor in a comedy... "a show that reflects and represents so many people." ...and the show triumphed again as bee comedy eries. "look at this stage -- i mean, this is what we talk about when we talk about diversity." idris elba pulled off a double of his own, winning a t-v award for "luther" and a film award for "beasts of no nation." "we made a film about real people, and real lives, you know?" jeffrey tambor won for playing a transgender woman in "transparent," and alicia vikander won for playing the wife of a trans wowon in "the danish girl." even the night's lifetime achievement honoree, the legendary carol burnett, recalled being told, early in her career..."no, no, no, no -- look: all the comedy variety shows are hosted by men. comedy variety is a man's game." as for those looking for oscar
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"the revenant" star leonardo dicaprio and brie larson from "room" took top film acting honors... and the night's big award, best film ensemble, went to "spotlight," about journalists revealing sexual abuse by catholic priests."this is really for the disinfranchise d everywhere. this is for every flint, michigan in the world... this is for the powerless..." a fitting end to a night that showed hollywood's ability to reach and represent pepele through its diversity. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. tracking the neighborhood. .. a missouri family stakes out iowa for a political ground game!
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kcrg-tv9. is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need to know today. chasing the deadline. iowows have justst few hours to sign up for health insurance, and avoid major fees. finding the right algorithm. some university ofiowa prossors are changing the way voters undndstand litical data. nning 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 kcrg-tv9 saturury morning news. but first, meteorologis t
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alert forecast, britley... a few showers off and on throughout ththmorning and afternoooohours 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 uppepe30s, 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. during these hours the e tive weather will pick back upupthe second system will move in and snow chances increase. tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph.
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this just in to tv-9 newsroom dubuque county supervisor tom hancock has died. hancock's good friend, ric jones tells tv-9 hancock died suddenly saturday night. hancock has been a dubuque county supepeisor since he was elected in 2014. prior to that he was an iowa senator serving from 2005-2013. hancock, an epworth resident, also served as former chief of the epworth volunteer fire department. 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 is also the deadline for subsidized private health insurance under president obama's affwrdable care act. benefits start march 1st. if you miss tomorrow's cutoff, ou'll have to wait until november for those
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human services says she's expecting to see a slight dip in sign-ups compared with laut year. " folks predicted that we would see a large switch in employer babad 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 says 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 the only health care facility y 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 goo 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
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tests and b-m-i measurements . the clinic had a "soft opening" babak in december and has been taking new patientss since then. the caucuses are tomorrow. pollare a great way to predict a winner. but, often info on the candidates is a week old by the time it'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-kinwebsite. saturday, ian price was using his f fe time reading to one of his kids at the downtown library.but, look at his shirt, you'll know he's politically involved. "big sanders supporter. he's had a message that's resonated with me."ian spends a good deal of time rereing 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: left-right politics dot com and the algorithms to run it.
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primary candidates and has a lot of features. a few of them? the site collects trending tweetabout 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 most positive posts. 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." shafifisays this kind of dada is important because the charts give a by the day perspective on the pulse of the nation. some features update even faster. a normal poll would likely take a week or more for results. "polling data is offline. it is slow. it i icumbersome. 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. "i think it's definitely a good gauge to the local polls and the national polls." "nats: "have you made up your
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on man! i'm pretty sure i'll caucus for bernie. feel the bern! feel the bebe! if yoyore not into researching candidates online, don't worry you'v probably had campaign volunteers knock on your door. that's been the case in des moines. there, volunteers have spent hours canvassing homes. one missouri 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 ucus-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 inyolved." " " sot amanda sommer/bernie sanders supporter @ :16 "you're not normally supposed to talk k out politics with people but this is actually an " many volunteers like the sommer family their candidates moving into tomorrow.
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certainly use some of that energy for a bump in the polls. he's consistently polled at around three percent in iowa the past few weeks. christie stopped at the chrome horse saloon on blairs ferry in cedar rapids yesterday morning. he says his experience a a 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 beforereaucus night. she wasn't pulling punches when it came to the 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 frankly. " 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 co reform. some supporters crossed state lines to be at the event. we hope you'll stay with t-v nine for complete caucus coverage monday night.
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eastern iowa, plus expert analysis of the results. our coverage startat eight o'clock on kcrg nine point two. then, wewel continue at nine o'clock all the way through our ten p-m news right here on t-v nine. women from across the state of iowa competed in the miss cedar valley pageant. more than a dozen contestants showed o their talent, fitness, and interviewing skills at the cedar rapids public library, yesterday. participants can win the titles of miss cedar valley's outstanding teen, miss cedar valley, and miss palisades. for one organizer, the progogm is a way for women to get involved with their community. 23:59:35 "tons of volunteer hours go into this from the girls who are competing as well as the ones who hold the title, it's a very important part of the miss america program thy choose platforms that a 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
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bjrder. we'll tell ylu what officials seized. 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 rk can't be rurued out. temperatures ll drop intoothe 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. during these hour the active weather will pick back up. the second system will move innnd snow chances increee. tuesday the
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the morning and afternoon hours ll didinish through the eveveng hours.s. 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 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 frara we catch a small break between n e two systems. monday night our temperatures will again drop into the middle 20s. during these hours the active weather will pick back up. ththsecond system will move in
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increase. tuesday the heaviest of the snow will arrive and winds will gust near 50 mph.
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authorities seizing assault weapons and hundreds of pounds in drugs. on fridada u-s immigration andnd customs enforcement helped the mexican government 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
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to u-s for criminal charges as well. sheriff's i iorange county, 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 in santa ana. 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. coming up. hope blooms. we talk to the director of a nonprofit harvesting that hope for cancer patients, and the story behind the effort. a little girl inspired a
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bringing hope to cancer patients in iowa and beyond. we're talking about gems of hope. the executive director joins us to talk about the group's hope blooms campaign. norah, thanks for being here. gems of hope was inspired by tory, a 9-year-old living in cedar rapids, iowa. while her mother was in
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wrote daily notes of encouragement, leaving them where her mother would see them. the pair also attended art therapy classes together. tory's mother recognized that the love behind the notes and the opportunity to create art, as well as the information she found in her reading, were valuable components in her recovery. she joined two friends also affected by cancer in founding a non-profit organization that would extend these components to others. gems of hope promotes what medical research now supports: developing one's spirituality can encourage feelings of optimism and hope and, thus, healing. gems of hope was founded to share hope with others.
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forecast, next. stay with tv9. our top story this hour, dubuque
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our top story this hour, dubuque county supervisor tom hancock has died. hancock's good friend, ric jones tells tv-9 hancock died suddenly saturday night. hancock has been a dubuque county supervisor since he was elected in 2014. prior to that he was an iowa senator. with a preview of what's next
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here's abc's george stephanopoulous. now, a final look at the
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starting right now on a special edition of "this week" th george stephanopoulos. it's'sn. with just one day to iowa, t t gop contenders are in a fight to
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