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alert forecast, kaj... plan on another cold day. clouds will increase slowly from the northwest and while there may be a few scattered flurries flying around, most of this will occur in our farthest western counties. central iowa will actually have the best chance at seeing any snow this morning. temperatures should be slightly warmer than yesterday, and with the wind finally backing off, it should feel a lot better as well. looking ahead, our every-other-day pattern of snow continues with our next chance coming in later thursday night into friday morning. there is still a system showing up for sunday as well. have a great day! today: inc. clouds, sct flurries high: 14-20 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 15 dbq: 14 iow: 18tonight: chance of flurries low: 2-8 winds: n 5-10 alo: 0 dbq: 3 iow: 4tomorrow: partly cloudy high: 18-24 winds: nw 5-10 alo: 19 dbq: 19 iow: 21tomorrow night: chance of snow late low: 11-17 winds: w 5-10 alo: 13 dbq: 11 iow: 15
republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders are celebrating big wins this morning. voters in new hampshire chose those two as the winners for the primary. trump won with 35% support. while ohio governor john kasich also outperformed the polls -- nearly hitting 16%. ted cruz was third with 11.6% with 89% reporting. vermont senator bernie sanders overwhelmingly won with 60-percent. clinton got 38-percent of the vote. kcrg-tv9's washington bureau chief jacqueline policastro found some excited sanders supporters. jacqueline policastro/co ncord, nh @ :01 it's a good morning for bernie sanders! he pulled off a big win here in new hampshire telling voters that he defied expectations. we talked to a lot of supporters take a listen. "it's nice to have a candidate that hasn't changed over the years what he believes in just to suit the people. bernie has been saying what he's been saying his whole political career." "he's
favorably about education and a lot of other issues that are very important to me." "it's been awesome all day. i teach, and being able to encourage my students to vote and get out, and so many of them knowing my position saying yeah i'm going to vote for bernie too, so it's really great." "he is a person who is going to stand up for the middle class, for the lower class and lift us up with a political revolution." "everyone's sick and tired of mainstream politicians and we just want fresh change." jacqueline policastro/co ncord, nh @ :51 next bernie sanders will debate hillary clinton one on one in wisconsin then head to the nevada caucus and south carolina primary. reporting in concord, nh, i'm jacqueline policastro. donald trump celebrated his win last night in manchester. at a rally there, he said he loved the people of that state, and promised he would be back. "we are going now to south carolina, we are going to win in south carolina, i love you all thank you very much, thank you. " john kasich said there was magic
in concord. he also said that his performance shows that staying away from negative campaigning works. presidential candidates are moving on this morning. chris christie says he's going home to new jersey to reevaluate. republicans have a primary vote in south carolina on the 20th. nevada democrats caucus that same day. republicans in nevada caucus on the 23rd. and the democratic primary for south carolina is on the 27th. it will come to peak on march 1st --super tuesday-- with 14 republican and 11 democratic primaries or caucuses. cedar rapids students are heading to des moines this morning to talk to lawmakers. this group of dozens of high schools students is going to lobby legislators in hopes of increasing school funding. last month, the republican- controlled house approved a 2% increase in funding for fiscal 2017. but the democratic- majority senate says that's not enough, and passed a 4% increase yesterday. lawmakers expect the issue to go back and forth between the chambers before it heads to special legislative
kcrg-tv 9's brea love joins us at the desk this morning. brea, students are saying this a chance to show lawmakers what they need... that's right. until recently, students say they didn't fully understand how a school's budget worked. but, once they learned programs could be cut, some decided to speak up. students will load charter buses later this morning in route to the capitol. there they will stand in front of iowa legislators telling their stories, explaing why they want lawmakers to make education funding a priority. students say the programs that are in jeopardy at their schools are important for their future. they want to show lawmakers how essential it is to invest in the next generation. "19:30:46 i think i would tell them that i know that it's hard and we have a lot of different departments that need a lot of money, but this is something that you invest in - invest in your community, especially in iowans and stuff like that. it helps the future. " school officials went over how
persuasive argument and what to expect as the students took the podium. officials say out of all of the students only a couple have been to the capitol. so this will be a great experience for students no matter what the outcome is. chris, nicole they leave at 8:15 this morning and hoping to make an impact. thanks a lot brea. governor terry branstad says an upcoming conference will look at how to align high school class work with iowa's workforce needs. he discussed the idea while touring waterloo west high school yesterday. as part of his stop, branstad learned about the school's culinary class. waterloo officials say adding more career and technical options is tough without additional money. one week ago, voters in waterloo rejected a $47 million bond that would have earmarked most of the money for exactly that. branstad says working with existing resources is a reality with the state's budget. 12:26:54 "even with existing facilities, there's a lot you can do. and also partnering with the community colleges, like hawkeye, as with the private sector business, we just need to be smart about the way we work together and find ways to collaborate and utilize the resources we have."
address those collaboration issues is set to happen april 19 in des moines. it's called the future ready iowa summit. some parents in the iowa city school district say walking isn't possible for their kids after the district cut free busing for them for next school year. the district says it's saving $400,000 by doing so. " i'm surprised that the decision was made, the money concerns are real for the district and they have to make some hard choices, but i'm confused as to why they made this choice as opposed to one that would have less of an impact on some families and some kids. " the district is cutting busing for kids who live within 2 miles of 9 elementary schools. it says part of its plan will be to increase busing in some lower income areas. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. a tama county man will be
helping his mother kill his wife 3 years ago. yesterday, a newton jury convicted 40 year old dustin jefferson for aiding and abetting first degree murder. this was jefferson's third trial for his wife's death. the first ended during jury selection, and the second ended in a mistrial. authorities say 32 year old kerry o'clair jefferson died from a stab wound to the neck in september 2013. police found her body when they went to a home in tama to arrest dustin jefferson on a different charge. in 2014, a jury found jefferson's mother, ginger, guilty of first degree murder. she's now serving a life sentence. testimony during that trial implicated dustin jefferson's involvement in the murder. emerald ash borer is now on the university of iowa campus. a member of the landscape services staff found it. the invasive pest destroys ash trees. ash trees only account for about 7% of all of the campus trees. u-i facilities staff say they were trying to be proactive and diversified in what trees they planted on
the city is encouraging people across iowa city to diversify the trees in their yards. the iowa city parks and forestry superintenden t also says it isn't necessary for people to cut down their ash trees immediately. he says it can take 8 to 12 years for the insect to decimate the local ash tree population. the emerald ash borer is now in 30 iowa counties. that includes black hawk, dubuque, linn and bremer. the iowa department of natural resources has instituted a statewide quarantine. this means ash trees in any form cannot be transported across state lines. two eastern iowa photographers are bringing train safety into focus. they say people are being reckless around trains in cedar rapids. alex jordan and lance schaeffer are train enthusiasts, who have spent hours recording video of trains. they say they have captured many people breaking the law by crossing the tracks once warning lights signal an approaching train. some of the worst offenders are pedestrians. for example, a group of runners missed a speeding train only by about
at otis road back in august. "i don't want to be the person to have to call 911 if you get hit. or if you almost get hit and the train has to go into an emergency. i don't want you family friends and engineer a conductor to go through that." the safety manager for cedar rapids and iowa city railway says employees and engineers are told to keep an eye out for people illegally crossing railroad tracks. they turn over descriptions or license plate numbers to police. the environmental protection agency is going to discuss cleaning up a contaminated former industrial site in waterloo. waterloo industries operated on a 10-acre property near highway 218 until 1997. an environmental study that same year revealed contaminated soil and groundwater. the e-p-a is proposing a vacuum system to remove vapors from beneath buildings there now, which include a recycling operation, self-storage and a gym.
scheduled for march 14. today students at prairie high school will start spreading kindness through random acts. today through friday is the random acts of kindness project. students and staff are encouraged to pick up special card and write a nice note to someone at the school. these cards are meant to bring people together that usually don't interact much. this is video from last year's project. donald trump and bernie sanders are waking up to wins this morning from the new hampshire primaries. just as the polls predicted, the two crushed the rest of the competition. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning!
should feel a lot better as well. looking ahead, our every-other-day pattern of snow continues with our next chance coming in later thursday night into friday morning. there is still a system showing up for sunday as well. have a great day!today: inc. clouds, sct flurries high: 14-20 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 15 dbq: 14 iow: 18tonight: chance of flurries low: 2-8 iow: 4tomorrow: partly cloudy high: 18-24
over and billionaire donald trump is waking up to his first big win in the 2016 race for president. vermont senator bernie sanders also came out on top crushing hillary clinton in the granite state. abc's kenneth moton is in manchester with reaction. nats trump "oh, wow!" republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders?victorious in new hampshire. sot donald trump "we are going to make america so great again, maybe greater than ever before" sot bernie sanders "together we have sent a message that will echo from wall street to washington. the outsiders crushed their competition?the voters in the granite state angry at washington, worried about the economy and looking for honesty not electability. emerging from the pack of republican governors, a surprise second place finisher ohio governor john kasich. sot john kasich "if you don't have a seat belt, go get one. we're going to shake this country from top to bottom" the fight for third in the gop race is between ted cruz? sot ted cruz "your victory tonight has left the washington cartel utterly terrified" jeb bush? sot jeb bush "you all have reset the
and marco rubio who admitted saturday night's debate was his downfall. sot marco rubio "listen to this, that will never happen again" a tough night for democratic frontrunner hillary clinton who promised supporters she's marching on to the nomination. sot hillary clinton "now we take this campaign to the entire country where we will fight for every vote in every state." her opponent?pro ved he won't be so easy to shake off. so today it's on to the next one?south carolina. the state's gop primary is set for next week but chris christie is headed home to new jersey to decide if he'll stay in the race. kenneth moton, abc news manchester new hampshire now for a quick check on your weather with
plan on another cold day. clouds will increase slowly from the northwest and while there may be a few scattered flurries flying around, most of this will occur in our farthest western counties. central iowa will actually have the best chance at seeing any snow this morning. temperatures should be slightly warmer than yesterday, and with the wind finally backing off, it should feel a lot better as well. looking ahead, our every-other-day pattern of snow
into friday morning. there is still a system showing up for sunday as well. have a great day!today: inc. clouds, sct flurries high: 14-20 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 15 dbq: 14 iow: 18tonight: chance of flurries low: 2-8 winds: n 5-10 alo: 0 dbq: 3 iow: 4tomorrow: partly cloudy high: 18-24 winds: nw 5-10 alo: 19 dbq: 19 iow: 21tomorrow night: chance of snow late low: 11-17 winds: w 5-10 alo: 13 dbq: 11 iow: 15 abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson have this morning's america's money. hey, there. good morning topping "america's money" -- plinging at the pump. is this drivers in some western states could see prices dip below $1 a gallon. if you've had enough of squeezing into your seat on a plane, a member of congress feels your pain. >> tomorrow, legislation will be introduced to force the faa to agree to a minimum seat size. shrinking seats are a matter of health and safety, not to
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the new hampshire primary brought different presidential candidates to the forefront than the iowa caucuses. university of iowa students are on alert after two more reports of sexual misconduct on campus. the school didn't provide much information. will be talking to learn how to ask legislators for more money.