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dollars. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. yet another county in iowa approved raising its minimum wage. wapello county is now the third in the state to approve a hike. last night, county supervisors voted a third and final time. it starts taking effect january 1st, going up 95 then in january 2018, it will go up to $9.15... and then the following january, up to $10.10. the ordinance will apply to businesses in the unincorporated areas of the county and within municipalities that don't opt out. linn and johnson counties approved increases so far this year. polk and lee counties are considering an increase. the deal is signed. german drug and farm chemical company bayer a-g
monsanto. it comes with a$ 66 billion dollar price tag. now, the deal must still be approved by monsanto shareholders and anti-trust regulators. if approved, monsanto shareholders will get 128 dollars per share, which is a 44 percent premium over monsanto's closing price a day before the deal was announced in may. the company constructing the bakken oil pipeline removed about 30 pieces of heavy machinery from a work site in north hold for now. workers at the pipeline site did not have to encounter protestors as they took equipment away. instead, police provided security as the employees loaded up heavy machinery and drove it away. ""it just makes sense that we have law enforcement presence in the area to help with removal of all the equipment, making sure that we're keeping the roadway safe." " no demonstrator s showed up during the removal process, and
to it. protests against the pipeline have continued across the nation. yesterday, hundreds rallied in front of the white house, calling on president obama to support their mission. a much sunnier day is coming our way, after the rain and clouds we saw yesterday. what does that mean for our temperatures justin? mostly sunny skies are taking over and our highs should end up generally in the lower 70s. quiet weather continues into tomorrow with clouds increasing later in the day. it'll be about five degrees warmer, though. showers and a few thunderstorms arrive tomorrow night into friday, winding down late friday evening into friday night. the weekend looks like another winner with sunshine and highs in the 70s. seasonable 70s continue straight into next week.today: mostly sunny and pleasant. wind: ne 5-10. high: 72 alo: 71 dbq: 71 iow: 73 tonight: mostly clear. wind: e 5-10. low: 56 alo: 55 dbq: 54 iow: 56
registration drives are picking up. and new numbers out are providin in a few battleground states. the associated press complied data, comparing this presidential election to the election in 2012. the a-p states republicans are still ahead of democrats in numbers in iowa, especially after a court ruling upholding a ban on voting by ex-felons. they typically register as democrats. they found republicans added hundreds of thousands of voters to the rolls in the last four years in states including florida and arizona. in north carolina, republicans narrowed the
campaign trail today after recovering from pneumonia. it comes a day after donald trump laid out his childcare plans. abc's kenneth moton looks at both campaigns. donald trump's non- profit foundation...u nder fire. nat from childcare rally while trump was unveiling his plan to allow parents to deduct childcare expenses... sot donald trump child care is such a big problem new york's attorney general announced an inquiry into foundation. the washington post cited tax records showing trump had not donated to his own charity since 2008 and the foundation used 20 thousand dollars to buy a 6 foot tall painting of trump. new york ag eric schneiderman on cnn. sot eric schneideman/n ew york ag "we have been concerned that the trump foundation may have engaged in some impropriety" the trump campaign fired back calling the democrat and clinton supporter...a political hack...this is nothing more than another left wing hit job. but the hits on trump are coming from all sides. former gop secretary of state colin powell called trump a "national disgrace" who has "no sense of shame." the blistering attack...revea led after
clinton's minions for trying to "drag me in to her email controversy." a new battleground ohio poll from bloomberg politics shows trump up 5 points over clinton? but with within the margin of error. she's back on the trail...tomorrow...after recovering from pneumonia. sot tim kaine in michigan she is working so hard even pushing through but her high profile surrogates have been busy place holders. sot obama i really, really, really want to elect hillary clinton. as we wait for clinton's additional health records, trump said he would release the on a daytime tv talk show today. well his campaign now says that won't happen...instead trump will discuss his health regimen. kenneth moton, abc news washington. issues impacting children and families in linn county is the center of a forum tonight. various candidates, both incumbents and challengers, will be on hand.
6 to 8 p-m at hacap on hawkeye drive in hiawatha. the results are in for several school special elections, and not every district will see the improvements they hoped for. mount vernon voters strongly opposed a 15 point 9 million dollar bond issue. it only got 36 percent approval it needed a 60 percent super majority to pass. the district wanted to build a new performing arts complex, a new auditorium and a new athletics complex. it would have also paid for adding and renovai voters in osage also rejected a $14.9 million dollar bond issue. according to the waterloo courier, the vote was 52% no and almost 48% yes. it needed 60% to pass. the district wanted to use the money to build a new gym and remodel classrooms in lincoln elementary. a dedicated space for middle and high school students also was a part of the plan. but there's good news in lone tree, where voters approved a 2 point 5 million dollar bond.
will use the money to build a health and wellness facility renovate school buildings. and in dubuque, people voted to extend the school district's physical plant and equipment levy, or ppel . with 80% approval, the money will pay for physical upgrades to schools and buses. property taxes will not increase. a dubuque county company says it has a solution to the smell coming from their compost. the company has to stop composting food and meat waste after receiving complaints about the odor from to stop by march after the county supervisors approved a zoning change. that zoning does not allow the company to compost food and animal products. the company will still compost yard waste. in cedar rapids, the 128-year-old knutson building near downtown is getting a new life. the city approved an agreement yesterday with developer b-j hobart's company. it plans to remodel the building to include commercial space on the first
but first, it hopes to stabilize the building before winter. after years of work, a new facility is now open in waverly, bringing together four veterans organizations under one roof. already the new waverly area veterans post is a model for other communities. it's made up of the local american legion, amvets, v-f-w and the marine corps league. w-a-v-p staff hope to add more outreach services for veterans in the near future. these resources could include job searches or signing up for college classes. veterans into its facility. "wavp is a starting point to pull younger generations that need comradery, need help, need a place to go." the w-a-v-p cost about four million dollars. the official grand opening is saturday october 8th. the number of iowa state patrol
to treat people with infectious diseases since the 1940's. but over the years, some of those wonder drugs have lost their effectiveness. cnn's kim hutcherson looks at how government health agencies are starting a competi drug-resistant bacteria are a growing threat to public health. according to the c-d-c, bacteria that can't be killed by antibiotics cause at least two million infections every year ... and some 23- thousand deaths. "antibiotics aren't working anymore for lots of these bugs now, health agencies want to crowd-source a solution. they've launched the anti-microbial resistance diagnostic challenge officials are looking for laboratory diagnostic tests that can both i-d and
resistant bacteria ... and for tests that can distinguish between viral and bacterial infections. twenty million dollars in prizes will be awarded. "we hope that the size of that award will attract attention from people who might have worked on something else and now will work on this. this is a huge public health problem. we need all hands on deck." you can find more information at w-w-w-dot-c- c-c-innovation- center.com. the deadline for submission is january ninth, 2017. for today's health minute, i'm kim hutcherson. gadget doctors believe could help save more lives. it's called "liver in a box", and is made by transmedics. the portable device houses a donated liver inside of it, and is used to move a liver through the transplant process instead of putting it on ice. "markmann - we try to keep it as it would be in the body so we give it oxygen and blood and
think that uh keeping it on the pump for a period may actually improve the organ before we put it in. " doctor markmann says this could be the biggest innovative step in transplants in many years. it may even allow for organs can be transported longer distances before surgery. recent heavy rains across iowa are now taking a toll on farm fields. we look at what it means for crops as we get closer to harvest... plus, the latest on corn prices, next in the agribusiness report. stay with t-v nine.
says ninety percent of the corn crop reached the dent stage.. five days ahead of the five-year average.. 29 percent has reached maturity.. three days ahead of last year.. and corn conditions are rated 83 percent good or excellent. some producers reported seeing corn stalk rot because of the rains. likewise.. soybeans saw added stress because of the rains.. soybeans are coloring across the state. about 62 percent.. two days ahead of last year.. and 19 percent are dropping leaves.. about and soybean conditions are 82 percent good or excellent. ---- a u-s court ruled the environmental protection agency violated the personal privacy rights of thousands of farmers and ranchers. the unanimous decision stems from the 2013 release to three environmental groups a large number of spreadsheets containing personal information of farmers that raise poultry and livestock in 29 states.. the epa claimed they had to release documents under the freedom of information act requests. the information
addresses.. gps coordinates.. telephone numbers.. and email addresses. the american farm bureau federation and the national pork producers council took the epa to court.. the afb says e-p-a has to recall the information.. but the groups have already had it for three years.. ---- the september world agriculture supply and demand report put out lower production for corn but higher prices.. corn production is down 61 million bushels from last month.. supplies are also down but still expected to be a record a hundred and 41 million bushels and supplies are higher with production offsetting beginning stocks.. ending stocks are projected at three hundred 65 million bushels. and all that.. is messing with the grain market.. "it's a broad-based selloff. lots of red ink across the whole commodity sector. stalks are getting hammered, dow down over 200. starting off on corn, just a broad-based spillover. good weather coming as well in the next week
a little bit of sweetness too from wheat coming over to corn. over to beans, lots of talk of the bean crop getting bigger. i read 51-52 on yields but that's just the sentiment being speculated on and overhanging the markets along with lower energies along with broad-based weakness." "it was ugly early this morning in cattle, they have cut their losses back drastically. feeders getting cut roughly 80 cents to a dollar. t market longer term. still big supplies coming online later this fall and lots of spillover, boxes were a little bit firmer at midday nothing major." "over to hogs, it's a bloodbath there again down over two bucks. big supplies, weak cash, weak cutouts still overhanging the market. the key will be this week to watch some urban close low 50 or not " ---- and that's all i have for the show today.. thanks for watching! i hope to see you again next time! ---- we'll post
day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.27 oc: standard last week, we touched on the scams that college students can face -- especially from fake irs contact... yet other land mines remain, from fake roommates...to fake jobs. stay with kcrg-tv 9.
financially safe and secure as well. barbara green from the better business bureau is here... the first year of college brings new challenges and opportunities, but it may also open the door to scammers who want to take advantage of students. better business bureau serving greater iowa, quad cities and siouxland region warns students to be aware of scams targeting unsuspecting young adults. here are severa college and our advice on how to avoid them: roommate/ren tal scheme - if you post an ad for a roommate on craigslist, beware of "fake roommates" who are out of the country, but can provide the rent upfront in the form of a money order. when you receive it, the amount is higher than the amount requested. you are asked to cash it and wire back the rest. this is a scam! employment - beware of ads that pop up near campus offering jobs with "no experience necessary." often, these "opportunities" are bogus! if you are interviewed in a hotel lobby or required to sign a contract, or have to pay for everything, including training, travel, lodging, food, etc.
company first at bbb.org http: . scholarship/g rants services - scholarship-finding services "guarantee" grants or scholarships sell lists to students of potential scholarship or grant opportunities. however, nearly all available financial aid comes from the federal government or individual colleges. go to grants.gov http: for more information. online shopping deals - you see an item for a steep discount online. one you could not usually afford. the catch? the site asks you to wire payment instead of using a credit card - never received. illegal downloads - it may be tempting to save money by downloading free music, movies, or textbooks, but many contain spyware that can end up causing financial havoc. here are a few other ploys to watch out for: credit cards - while it is important to build credit, it is more important to maintain good credit. many cards have annual fees or charge high-interest rates. shop around for the best rate and pay off your credit card bills every month. trial offers - from fitness club memberships to magazine subscriptions to acne medicine, diet pills, or free dvds, know how much these products and services will cost you once the "free trial offer" expires. safeguard your id - keep your personal information, including your driver's license, student id, debit cards, credit cards and bank information in a safe
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from rentals on websites including air b-n-b. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. it's being called a smear attack. hackers got the medical information of american olympian athletes and posted it online. abc's elizabeth hur looks at what was uncovered and what it means for athletes. scandal hitting team u-s-a.. credit: nbc olympicsanno uncer - "she's just got so much power!" exposing the secret medical records of some of america's top athletes.. the documents.. apparently from the world anti-doping agency showing.. basketball player elena della donne.. olympic gold medalist simone biles and tennis star sisters, serena and venus
case.. they received approval for therapeautic use.. and did not seek to keep it a secret from the testing agency. the records revealing biles tested positive for methylphenidate - a typical stimulant for treating adhd... biles responding in a tweet.. "i have adhd and i have taken medicine for it since i was a kid. please know, i believe in clean sport, have always followed the rules..." christine brennan: these documents prove that these us athletes played by the book and did everything that they were supposed to do, the complete opposite of what the russians did." more than 100 russian athletes were banned from the rio olympics.. accused of what was called.. state- sponsored drug cheating.. now.. some cyber attack.. the same group may have been involved in the hacking of the democratic national committee. elizabeth tag: and the group claiming responsibility for this attack says.. there is more to come.. meanwhile.. russian officials maintain.. they have nothing to do with this. eh, abc
this morning... ford motor company just confirmed it will move all of its u-s small car production to mexico. the automaker already makes the fiesta subcompact there, but the focus and c-max are made in suburban detroit. ford's c-e-o says making them in mexico would boost company profits right now the company is building a 1 point 6 billion dollar assembly plant in mexico. ford says they will move other vehicles to that plant in detroit. sunny skies are making their way to eastern iowa today. justin, is this going to be a lasting trend through the rest of the week? mostly sunny skies are taking over and our temperatures are comfortable. highs should end up generally in the lower 70s. quiet weather continues into tomorrow with clouds increasing later in the day. it'll be about five degrees warmer, though. showers and a few thunderstorms arrive tomorrow night into friday, winding down late friday
like another winner with sunshine and highs in the 70s. seasonable 70s continue straight into next week.today: mostly sunny and pleasant. wind: ne 5-10. high: 72 alo: 71 dbq: 71 iow: 73 tonight: mostly clear. wind: e 5-10. low: 56 alo: 55 dbq: 54 iow: 56 in a kcrg t-v nine update... police arrested the woman they say robbed a u-s bank in coralville andrea gathings faces a robbery charge. she's 20 years old and from coralville. police say she handed a note to a teller at the u-s bank on 10th street in coralville around five on august 5th. the note said that gathings' boyfriend was going to kill her if the teller didn't hand
the teller gave her the money and gathings ran away. after receiving tips and reviewing security video, police arrested her. to fight historically low numbers of iowa state patrol troopers, the organization will now start holding annual law enforcement academies. back in 1998, there were 369 troopers patrolling the roads. this year, there are only 267 troopers. and it comes at a time when deadly crashes retirements, injuries, the economy and troopers leaving the workforce are leading to the decrease. and it says even more troopers could leave the state patrol in the coming years. "our department back in the mid 80's, early 90's we hired quite a few people, most people are now retiring, over the next ten years our department will have about 200 people that are eligible for retirement." the state patrol say the academy will graduate up to 25 new troopers each year, starting next
members of the local deaf community are demanding theatre cedar rapids postpone a play and recast it with a deaf actor. others say the theatre should cancel the play, tribes, all together. people from the deaf community held a forum yesterday, talking about the issues of casting a hearing person to play a deaf role in the play. the play follows a boy who is the only deaf member of a family living in london. t-c-r says no deaf actors showed up to auditions and they were just following policy when it comes to selecting volunteers and do not get paid. robert vizzini, a chairman for the cedar rapids association of the deaf, spoke through an interpreter, saying he doesn't understand why no one from t-c-r reached out to him about the play. "it's not hard to communicate with the deaf community. we can be emailed with, and so if we had known about this play since march, i am perplexed as to why as a leader of the deaf community i have had no contact with the director or with anyone from the theater that's perplexing to me." the executive director of t-c-r,
everyone's thoughts. he says he will take what he learned from the discussion to other t-c-r staff. in another story we're following... tonight the iowa city board of adjustment will consider an appeal against a new home that would look like kinnick stadium. reid and sandy carlson want to build the 7,500 square foot replica in the manville heights neighborhood. that's the area near the u of i campus north of highway 6. signs to protest the house and filed the appeal challenging the building permit. they worry the home will create parking problems and safety concerns. and in coralville, the city council approved regulating how people rent their properties. it requires homeowners to pass an inspection and to stay with guests in the house for short term rentals. this comes after several people complained to the city about rentals through websites like air b-n-b. complaints included noise, parking and parties at
now on the highway 100 construction project. people are getting a close up look at the work being done near the intersection of covington road and highway 100 in cedar rapids. after checking out the road, people will get a tour of l-l pelling's asphalt plant, which is doing much of the work. we'll have an update this afternoon on the project in the kcrg t-v nine news at and on kcrg.com. governor terry branstad is one of 7 midwest governors seeking regulation changes to increase sales of gasoline blended with a higher percentage of ethn minnesota, missouri, nebraska, north dakota, south dakota and iowa sent a letter yesterday to the environmental protection agency. they are requesting new standards allowing stations to sell more gasoline blended with 15% ethanol rather than 10%. the letter says the current setup is stopping the adoption of ethanol blends. the e-p-a has not responded. iowa farmers are growing - possibly - the biggest corn crop the u-s has ever seen. unfortunately, they won't benefit from the milestone. with
most corn farmers will spend more than they earn. it's a similar issue for soybean producers. that's left farmers across the state cutting costs, dipping into savings or going further into debt to make it through the year. "in 2012 we had corn that was over 8 dollars a bushel, and today it's about $3.20. so if you came to work someday and you found out your paycheck is gonna be a quarter of what you were getting three years ago, you probably wouldn't be very happy." federal crop insurance and government payments may offset some of the overall costs. the next installment in the bridget jones series hits theatres this weekend. so what does patrick dempsey have to say about that character? and we're now hearing from one of the protestors who disrupted the dancing. find out what he has to say, and the charges he
atlantic beach. jacksonville, florida was hit by heavy rains, and the storm brought down power lines. it sent crews out overnight to try to restore power. mostly sunny skies are taking over and our temperatures are comfortable. highs should end up generally in the lower 70s. quiet weather continues into tomorrow with clouds increasing later in the day. it'll be about showers and a few thunderstorms arrive tomorrow night into
wind: e 5-10. low: 56 alo: 55 dbq: 54 iow: 56 tomorrow: increasing clouds, especially in the afternoon. wind: se 5-15. high: 77 alo: 77 dbq: 76 iow: 78 tom. night: showers and storms become likely. wind: se 5-10. low: 64 alo: 64 dbq: 62 iow: 65 frid low: 64 saturday: partly sunny. high: 74 low: 60 sunday: mostly sunny. high: 75 low: 54 monday: mostly sunny. high: 78 low: 55 tuesday: slight chance of showers. high: 77 low: 58 wednesday: chance of showers. high: 75 low: 58 thursday: partly cloudy. high: 74 low: 54
the protestors who stormed the stage on dancing with the stars. and a baldwin has become a dad, again. the proud papa in our showbiz wrap. the guys who stormed the stage to protest ryan lochte at dancing with the stars monday night are talking - 25 year old barzeen soroudi tells abc he was in brazil when the bathroom controversy went down, and he says americans became targets 15:13:22 he embarrassed americans on the world stage and i wanted to protest about that. he and 59 year old sam sotoodeh were arrested for trespassing they're due in court next month. there's another baby baldwin in the world. alec baldwin and his wife hilaria have welcomed a baby boy into their family -
baldwin. he was born monday night in new york. it's their third child together. and speaking of babies - the bridget jones sequel bridget jones's baby opens this weekend. at the premiere in new york this week franchise newcomer patrick dempsey talked about why bridget is so beloved soundbite patrick dempsey/actor - on the appeal of bridget jones: "i think her accessibility, her vulnerability, her strength, her intelligence and her sense of humor. and she's real, someone you can relate to whether you're a man or a woman the film hits theaters tomorrow night. and that's what's happening in hollywood. i'm jason nathanson, abc news, hollywood. lovely, you're our second same sex couple today, "we're under attack!""send your troops to protect my people!" disney's next undertaking is already leading to some controversy. the movie
action movie. and that prompted a petition about casting. the petition demands an asian actress play mulan, and cites recent "whitewashed" movies where white actresses played women of color. the petition already has 90,000 signatures. "i was living like a king..." david bowie's music has a new outlet. some of his final recordings are included on the cast album of his musical "lazarus." it's based on his 1976 movie "the man who fell to earth." it opened late last year in new york and m cast album" comes out next month. with wednesday, we welcome your pet questions... so dial them up and we'll try and get to them. if you have a question for dr. jennifer feuerbach, call us now at 319-399-5998. welcome back -- as veternarian
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wapello county approved raising its minimum wage. the first hike goes into effect this january, jumping in 95 cent increments over three years, to top out at 10-10 an hour. it applies to businesses in the unincorporat ed areas of the county and within municipalities that don't opt out. tonight the iowa city board of adjustment will consider an appeal against
reid and sandy carlson want to build the 7,500 square foot replica in the manville heights neighborhood. neighbors are challenging the building permit citing parking problems and safety concerns. now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin. mostly sunny skies are taking over and our temperatures are comfortable. highs should end up generally in the lower 70s. quiet weather continues into tomorrow with clouds increasing later in the day. it'll be about five degrees warmer, though. showers and a few thunderstorms arrive tomorrow friday, winding down late friday evening into friday night. the weekend looks like another winner with sunshine and highs in the 70s. seasonable 70s continue straight into next week.today: mostly sunny and pleasant. wind: ne 5-10. high: 72 alo: 71 dbq: 71 iow: 73 tonight: mostly clear. wind: e 5-10. low: 56 alo: 55 dbq: 54
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