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a decision due today. thousands of bakken pipeline protesters are waiting on federal judge's ruling on whether construction can carry on. running out of money. the waterloo v-f-w says if that doesn't change, some services will end. state of the city. dubuque's mayor says improvements and more jobs re future. good friday morning! it's 4:30 on september 9th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first
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should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. l possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for football! wind: nw 5-10. low: 50 thanks kaj. we've seen spirited protests in central iowa over the bakken oil pipeline. a major decision could come down today on a suit from the
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north dakota to temporarily stop the pipeline. the tribe and other protestors claim it could contaminate drinking water for millions of people. protestors add the pipeline would destroy sacred native american land. texas-based dakota access is building the pipeline from north dakota to illinois, with it going through 18 counties here in iowa. the yankton sioux tribe in south dakota is also now suing federal regulators for approving permits for the pipeline the tribe filed the lawsuit yesterday against the u-s army corps of engine permits for the project. the suit says the construction on these lands would damage sites of enormous cultural importance. the fight to stop construction has drawn thousands of protesters to north dakota in recent weeks they've been gathering now at the sacred stone camp in the southern part of the state. some have donated food and volunteered to cook for the protesters. "everything back there is done with love, compassion, and caring. it gets fed to the people and that's what they produce love compassion and caring, it's all part of that
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the iowa city based new pioneer co-op is helping the people protesting the bakken oil pipeline. the co-op has sent them cooking supplies and food. a spokesperson told t-v nine today the co- op feels helping the protesters is the right thing to do. "we are following environmental issues, we care about food, but the larger environment is all part of us and we are part of it, and i just can't see how they're ever going to turn off this pipeline if there's a break and it goes through the most important farmland in the world... hello? " new pionee i facebook page to share updates from the protesters. green party presidential nominee jill stein will go to north dakota to face misdemeanor charges. stein made the announcement during a campaign stop in chicago yesterday. she is charged with criminal trespass and mischief, after spray painting a message on a dakota access bulldozer. stein says she's not
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"we will go there to face our charges and i'll just say that the real criminal here, the real vandalism is the desecration of the indigenous lands that had just taken place. it is the release of attack dogs onto peaceful protester " stein's running mate is also facing the same charges. donald trump will be back in iowa next week. nominee announced he'll stop in the des moines area on tuesday. he is scheduled to be at the 7 flags event center in clive at noon. we have ticket information on our website, kcrg.com. leaders at the v-f-w in waterloo say they're just about out of money -- and that could hurt the services the vfw provides. a fundraiser is set for today -- as a water main break and needed sidewalk repairs set the v-f-w back thousands of dollars this summer. the organization's money
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dinner at the v-f-w. but the commander says fewer people are active in this chapter. he says, unfortunatel y, more older veterans are dying each day and younger veterans aren't as involved. " 23:16, some of these younger kids that are just getting back from oversees they got families and have to work for a living and they may not know that we're here for them " the commander says the v-f-w can be a good place of comradery among veterans. the organization and food for veterans in need. today's fundraiser begins at 1 p-m. a silent auction will start at 2 and food served at 3. there will be also be a local band, karaoke and a dozens of raffle prizes. the rush to pick up morning coffee -- and perhaps a donut or a fritter -- could also lead to an unusual discovery if you look up. people will be on the roof... to help raise money for the law enforcement torch run. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us live from the dunkin donuts in cedar rapids.
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chris, in less than two hours some of our local law enforcement will be here on the roof to raise awareness for that run that benefits the special olympics. dunkin donuts is donating 2 thousand dollars toward the effort. everyone who stops by this morning will get a coupon for a free medium coffee. it starts this morning at 6 and runs through 11 here at the blairs ferry location coming up in our next half hour we'll talk to some members of the cedar rapids police department. kcrg-tv nine news. 5 people were injured after investigators say a car blew through a stop sign and smashed into a truck. look at the damage now. witness say the truck then went airborne and sheared off the top of an oncoming mini-s-u-v. of the 5 people hurt, 2 are children. chris meisters was inside his home yesterday, close to the accident and ran to
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brick to get her out. "she was just like this in the back seat with her head covered, and i busted, i told her to cover her face and then i busted out the window...and i told her come here honey... " the driver of that red car was arrested. he is 18-year-old fernando lopez aguilar...amon g other charges, he is facing 3 counts of serious injury by reckless driving. a murder case from iowa city court. the johnson county attorney says... .... the iowa attorney general's office plans to ask the high court to review the case of justin marshall. in 2013, a jury found marshall guilty of 1st degree murder in the death of an iowa city landlord. but last year, the iowa court of appeals overturned the conviction, saying jurors should not have heard testimony from a jail informant who was working for the prosecution. and the iowa supreme court upheld that decision. prosecutors say marshall shot and killed john
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64, and lived in cordova, illinois. he owned the broadway condominium complex on broadway street in iowa city, which is now the wetherby condos. prosecutors say versypt was there checking on the property when marshall shot and killed him during a robbery attempt. coralville police are investigating whether 2 armed robberies at restaurants close to each other are related. police say the first robbery happened early wednesday morning at the wendy's on commerce drive -- north of i-80. in that case, two men masks showed a silver handgun. less than 24 hours later, another robbery happened - this one at pancheros on 25th avenue. police say a man with a black sweatshirt over his head showed a handgun. remember whenever you see news happening, call newsline nine at 319- 365-9999. you can also email news tips, pictures, and video to newsroom at kcrg dot com. dubuque mayor roy buol says the future looks
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his annual state of the city address. the mayor talked about the many areas of improvement in dubuque over the years last night. they include things like employment, tourism and employment. he praised developments in the millwork district and the jobs they created. throughout the speech, buol stressed the importance of continuing to build a city where people want to live and work. "mayor buol, city of dubuque - let us continue to do what dubuque citizens do best: bring our ideas, our lessons learned, our different perspectives together, once again, to continue on our path to an creative future for dubuque." buol also commended the city on its progress of the 219-million dollar bee branch flood mitigation project. we all know an excellent teacher can make the world of difference in students' lives. the white house is recognizing those types of teachers across the country... and iowa math
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but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning!
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showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds
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arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to
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in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for football! wind: nw 5-10. low: 50
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for helping students learn math. the white house has honored ann johnson. she teaches 2nd grade at sageville in the dubuque school district. she's 1 of about a 100 teachers across the country receiving the presidential award for excellence in mathematics and science teaching. the white house says these teachers have developed a program that subjects. they are role models for their colleagues, and an inspiration where they live. " i think math teaching is the most uncomfortable because of the subject. but i feel like my continuing ed in math has allowed me to grow in my own mathematical content and share that with other teachers " johnson also received a 10-
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foundation. as you're probably well aware... iowa plays iowa state tomorrow night at kinnick. you can catch the game on the big ten network starting at 6:30 p-m. while so much of the football focus is on iowa state at iowa, the uni panthers hold their home opener on saturday, with kickoff at 4 p.m. northern iowa will take on montana. the panthers are coming off a 25-20 win over the cyclones in ames last weekend. montana at uni will air on kcrg 9.2. tonight ames is at city high -- the little hawks are 2- 0...so beware. if you can't make it to the game, watch it live on kcrg 9.2. our coverage begins at 7 p-m. we'll also have highlights tonight at 10 on friday night lights. the race to pre-order the new iphone has begun. more on what number you may get in line, next in tech
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accusations of fraud on a large scale. wells fargo is also looking at paying a multi-million dollar fine. abc's maggie rulli has a look at what led up to this point. mike feuer / los angeles city attorney "...the largest such payment in the history of the city attorney's office." a 185 million dollar fine... mike feuer/los angeles city attorney "this is a major victory for consumers, consumers of by their bank" the consumer financial protection bureau and los angeles city attorney accusing thousands of wells fargo employees of widespread illegal sales practices that included secretly using customer information to open more than two million savings and credit card accounts... sometimes causing extra fees. all done - so employees could meet aggressive sales goals. many of those customers - had no idea these accounts even exsisted. valerie lefrak / san francisco: i have another account and i'll be putting more money in that other account melissa tiger / van nuys ca :
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account is there and what shouldn't be there. gfx 2: wells fargo is firing 5,300 employees in connection with the "widespread" scheme...that spans at least five years... the bank has not admitted or denied wrong doing -- telling abc news: "while we regret every interaction that was not handled properly, the number of instances and team members involved represent a very small portion of our business." but ethics professor jo-ellen pozner is not letting wells fargo executives off the hook prof. jo-ellen pozner/santa clara university: if a bank is trustworthy happening at a very low level of the organization o/c/ close: wells fargo has said that money will automatically be put back into the bank accounts of anyone affected? maggie rulli, abc news, washington now for a quick check on your weather with meteorologist kaj
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our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds arriving in our northwest counties early today. there should be a substantial break with very little activity around the midday hours, with storms increasing in coverage again for the late afternoon and evening hours. these storms may impact some football games, and they are worth monitoring today and tonight. the weekend continues to look excellent with highs around 70 on saturday and mid-70s on sunday. iowa/iowa state football continues to look great with clear sky and kickoff temperatures in the upper 60s. have a great weekend!toda y: showers and thunderstorms develop. locally heavy rain possible. wind: s 5-10. high: 78 tonight: lingering showers and a few thunderstorms. wind: nw 5- 10. low: 57 tomorrow: mostly sunny and very comfortable. breezy. wind: nw 15-25. high: 72 tom. night: mostly clear. excellent for
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and nick wt withtoday's tech by in today's "techbytes" the rush is on for the iphone 7. the apple website began taking preorders. >> don't expect to see the first weekend sales numbers. this year, apple isn't going to release them, saying it will knows it will sell every iphone 7 available. the new play for kids. the watching programming than playing outside. >> they, kids, are spending an average of nearly two hours of watching streaming service. but average 4 to 7 minutes a day playing outside. finally drone deliveries are the start of something very important to college students. burritos. >> began delivering to the
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community backlash. years in the making. the new hancher auditorium opens it doors today -- 8 years after the flood of 2008 destroyed the old building. cop on a rooftop. some police officers are some money for the special olympics. good friday morning! it's 5 o'clock on september 9th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... our next area of low pressure is knocking on the door today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. it appears there will be two rounds of rainfall with the first

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