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from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. called to the stand. today, jurors in the robert stern murder trial plan to hear from a woman he was obsessed with. a problematic poster. a high sports team is being called culturally insensitive fodressing up as native americans. paying for their protest. bakken pipeline their charges for trepassing. good friday morning! it's 5 o'clock on september 16th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... showers and storms remain possible, mainly during the morning hours. rainfall totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to speed through here, lea sky this afternoon and night. while an isolated shower cannot be fully
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will go on without any weather problems. this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on sunday. next week, we are still on track for warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a great weekend!today: showers and a few storms likely, mainly this morning. wind: sw 5-15. high: 76 tonight: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 54 thanks kaj. white to the stand today in the robert stern murder trial.
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restaurant. robert stern, who is 63, faces a first degree murder charge for shooting and killing his daughter, kimberly. she was 27 and had autism. police say he admitted to shooting her 17 times in the dubuque home they shared. during opening statements, prosecutors suggested that stern wanted his daughter out of his life so he could have more time for white. yesterday's testimony surrounded stern's mental and physical health when they arrested him seemed tired, confused and at times didn't know his name. inside his home, they found bottles of prescription medication, including narcotic pain killers. "perhaps he took an overdose of his medication and this was an attempt to take his own life, but out of concern for him, we thought we would got to the hospital and have him checked out. " an emergency room nurse testified that evaluation
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the family of a woman a burlington police officer accidentally shot and killed is lashing out at the iowa public information board. they say the board has caused delays and errors in her case. in january 2015, the officer shot and killed 34- year-old autumn steele. the officer says he was trying to shoot her dog when it attacked him. steele's family and a newspaper requested copies of all public records in the case. the agencies only released this 12-second body camera video. an attorney for steele's family ripped board members yesterday, saying they mishandled complaints alleging that police have illegally withheld public records. the board voted to delay the case further and rehear evidence. some are calling a high school girls basketball team poster racist and culturally insensitive. osceola's clarke high school has a poster that shows students dressed up as native americans. a member of the oglala lakota tribe says the poster is
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superintendent says the poster is ademonstratio n of the school embracing its history. "483501, 01:00:14-01:00:28really out of total respect for not just the community but the entire state in general with a native american background no negativity intended at all just respecting a rich culture." the district has not distributed the poster yet as it reviews the concerns. today, police in portland, oregon are searching for young boys with bear spray. the boys' grandmother says it happened tuesday night in her front yard with the children's mother nearby. police say the man rode past the family once before turning around and spraying the kids with bear spray and yelling a racial slur. the grandmother, who didn't want to show her face, says she knew immediately something was wrong. "she was talking to me and the next thing we know the kids are screaming and we're trying to figure out why they're screaming. she thought they were playing and i said no, that's not a play scream. "
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crime. prosecutors have charged a man for shooting and killing a dog in waterloo last october. charles brewer junior faces animal abuse, carrying weapons and intimidation with a weapon charges, among others. police say he shot and killed a dog during an argument with a neighbor outside a house on west mullan avenue in waterloo. investigators say the dog tried to defend its owner. that's when they say brewer shot the dog several times, killing it. construction site for the bakken oil pipeline promise to continue their fight. authorities arrested 30 of them last month in boone. most of them have appeared in court on a trespassing charge. all but one of the protesters took responsibility and will pay just over 270 dollars in fines and fees. one pleaded not guilty and faces trial. they rallied yesterday after court appearances. they're calling on president obama to stop the
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grandparents did all they could to stop global warming. on wednesday, the group delivered a petition with 33-thousand signatures to people from the department of justice at the federal courthouse in des moines. some who live in monticello are back in their homes this morning after a gas leak forced them to evacuate. the leak was at south main and south streets before noon yesterday. it businesses and homes. people weren't able to go back until about 6:30 last night. new technology from the university of iowa is making it possible for emergency responders to be prepared for practically any situation. responders in cedar rapids used the university's mobile emergency simulation lab to practice treating a burn victim yesterday. the lab is capable of presenting a number of different scenarios. though
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everyday, the simulator helps them train for rare but very serious situations. "we like to put them in situations that they don't see very often... those really sick, critically ill or critically injured patients. you just don't come across them all that often. you can work for years and years and not come across a specific patient population that has a specific illness, and this forces them to make those critical thinking decisions" introduce people to careers in emergency response. apple hopes to see long lines as it releases the new i-phone seven this morning. but apple is telling customers the phones will be in short supply. the company says walk-in customers won't be able to get the seven plus, because of all the pre- orders. apple says walk-in customers won't be able to get the i-phone seven in jet black, either. but non-apple retailers -- such as best buy -- may still
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the u-s government says to send it back, because it can catch fire. mary moloney reports on the recall and explains what you can do if you have the phone. a massive recall -- for a product some can't live without. : "one million samsung galaxy note7 smartphones." while they charged their phone -- it caught fire. : "everyone rocking the new note seven, it might catch fire y'all."since august -- samsung sold 2.5 million phones around the world. the consumer product safety commission says in the united states -- samsung received 92 reports of batteries overheating. that resulted in 26 reported burns. and 55 reports of property damage from fires. : "because this product presents such a serious fire hazard, i'm urging all consumers, all consumers take advantage of this recall right away."if you have a galaxy note seven -- look on the back of
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call samsung or go to samsung dot com and enter the code - to see if your phone is under the recall. chances are --it is. federal regulators say 97 percent of the galaxy note sevens in the united states -- have the faulty battery. : "now it is the time to act."if under recall -- you have a choice. get a replacement phone. or a refund. but it must come from the place you originally bought the phone - your wireless carrier -- a retail outlet -- or samsung. : "we want consumers to act to get these phone out of their hands and have a safe replacement that they can use."i'm moloney reporting. the new note seven will be in most stores no later than next wednesday. hitting the golf course to gain confidence. the annual tee tournament rounds out a week of adaptive activities for disabled veterans. showers and storms remain
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totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general
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speed through here, leaving mainly dry sky this afternoon and night. while an isolated shower cannot be fully discounted, it still appears much of tonight's football games will go on without any weather problems. this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on sunday. next week, we are still on track for warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a great weekend! today: showers and a few storms likely, mainly this
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high: 76 tonight: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 54
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didn't let blindness or any other disability get in the way of swinging a golf club. veterans from across the nation took part in the annual veterans tee tournament yesterday. the tournament is a chance for these veterans to develop new skills and strengthen
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say it's really about the group of people you get to play with. "it's one of the most positive places i've ever been, roger: the comraderie between everybody is just awesome. that's the only way i can describe it. " this rounds out a week of adaptive activities for participants including kayaking, bowling and horseback riding. this is the 23rd year for the event. t-v nine's bruce aune was the emcee. dogs at one shelter in cedar rapids got a very bark options of linn county, which provides services to adults with disabilities, delivered homemade treats to dogs forever yesterday. that's a volunteer non-profit organization in cedar rapids that helps rescue dogs. the group then works to get people to adopt the dogs. last month, options of linn county donated 10 handmade blankets to the dog shelter. and in high school football... tonight iowa city high is taking
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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. federal legislators are taking a hard look at giant agriculture consolidations. senator chuck grassley's concerns, next in our agribusiness report. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. welcome to the agribusiness
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legislators are taking a hard look at all the agriculture consolidation going on.. iowa senator chuck grassley says this tuesday.. there will be a hearing going over a bunch of the big
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dow, dupont, syngenta and now maybe monsanto and bayer will be there. he says he wants to get everything out on the table. "but the most important thing is to put pressure on the justice department and the federal trade commission to make sure that our anti-trust laws are fully enforced and that mergers do not violate those anti-trust laws." grassley says anti-trust laws are written to protect the consumer.. the proposed mergers or buyouts could limit the most of the gasoline sold in the u-s has about 10 percent ethanol.. five years ago.. the environmental protection agency approved use of 15 percent ethanol.. called e-15 for all vehicles made the year 2001 or after.. today.. iowa governor terry branstad issues a proclamation saying september 16th is iowa e-15 day.. opening up the gasoline for the winter driving season.. the summer blend is designed for
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on that day.. 21 kum and go stores in des moines are offering a promotional e-15 deal to 2001 and newer vehicles of a dollar 15 cents a gallon.. during day hours.. there are around 70 gas stations around iowa that offer e-15.. ---- the beans and cattle markets are finally seeing some green after a tough week. "very choppy, kind of a lackluster trade, especially in corn. not much voliatility at all as the market is waiting on futher updates as we progress in for use and don't see much voliatility at all. over to beans, we've got good demand still supporting the market out of a fresh sell this morning. but here again, not much going on as the fund money and big traders wait for their numbers as we get into harvest." "finally seeing some green here this morning in cattle. there's been talk around that are the fall lows in now or not? i don't
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the market, big weights out there." "two sided trade. opened up a little bit higher, lower now, we're back to a mixed bag. market oversold, obviously, quick cutouts soft, cash soft, big supplies still overhanging the market. but technically getting over stretched down in here. wouldn't be surprised to see a little bit of a couple dollar bounce ---- there's a new target date for the environmental protection agency's assessment on glyphosate.. now pushed to the spring of next year.. the e-p-a is two years late in proposing risk levels that will be the basis on if lawmakers will keep the herbicide on the market.. ---- and that's for the agribusiness report.. thanks for tuning in.. i'll see you again next time.. have a good weekend everybody ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard some days out on the lake are
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one girl was not happy with the small fries that were biting for her at first
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possible, mainly during the morning hours. rainfall totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isoladus even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to speed sky this afternoon and night. while an isolated shower cannot be fully discounted, it still appears much of tonight's football games will go on without any weather problems. this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on
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warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a great weekend!today: showers and a few storms likely, mainly this morning. wind: sw 5-15. gh: 76 tonight: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 54 families fun on the lake turned
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representing the best of fisherman up in alaska. here's john campbell with this week's big ol' fish. never acuse klayton rompot of dogging it but that is a dogfish. lily rompot was also fishing with grandpa. the weather was awful but the fishing was good for adam smiles after some farm pond fishing. griffin frank also hauling in some lunkers. batting 6th is josie hintz and her sauger. marvin grieder found the big ones few and far between at diamond lake. now it is eva vogt with her bullhead. josh warder worked a fishing boat out of seward
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and amelia bockoven nailed the old stick fish, then the big one hit. with all my fishing friends, this is john campbell reporting. a boutique style casino. it's what developers are calling their new idea. this casino would go right downtown cedar rapids and has better promises than the last one. stay with your 24 hour news sour it's ---.
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this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. an arrest warrant is out for a former teacher accused of have a relationship with a student. authorities say she
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an eastern iowa officer involved shooting. in new york, officers shot and killed a man trying to attack them with a meat cleaver. from a wheelchair to walking on crutches, a cedar rapids woman has spent the last year and a half recovering from a major car crash. good friday morning! it's 530 on september 16th. here is a live look at . has your first alert forecast, kaj... showers and storms remain possible, mainly during the morning hours. rainfall totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to
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and night. while an isolated shower cannot be fully discounted, it still appears much of tonight's football games will go on without any weather problems. this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on sunday. next week, we are still on track for warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a great weekend!today: showers and a few storms likely, mainly this morning. wind: sw 5-15. high: 76 tonight: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10.
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morning for a former substitute teacher at washington high school in cedar rapids. mary beth haglin violated a no-contact order with a student she says she had a relationship with. that's according to court documents. this is a still of video from the website "crime watch daily." it shows haglin at a cedar rapids strip club talking to the works at the strip club. haglin is supposed to go to trial in november for sexual exploitation by a school employee. longtime principal ralph plagman retired as a result of the investigation into haglin's relationship. the district said he mishandled that investigation. activities director mike johnson also stepped down as a result of the investigation. the iowa division of criminal investigation has released the names of the officers who fired their guns, killing a man.
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steil responded to a domestic disturbance at valley high apartments on edgewood road northwest monday night. that's where they found markell bivins, who police say had stabbed a woman multiple times. they shot and killed him. authorities didn't explain what prompted them to shoot. the woman is expected to survive her injuries. both officers are on administrative leave, per department policy. the new york police department says officers shot and killed a man who attacked another they say officers confronted then chased akram joudeh yesterday afternoon. police stopped him initially because he was trying to take a boot off his car. when joudeh pulled out a butcher knife and cut a detective, another officer shot him. one witness says he saw the chase only a block from madison square garden. "cops, 7 or 8, undercover and some uniformed, rolled up on him with guns and told him to get down. he wasn't cooperative, he kind of just looked frazzled at
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joudeh more than a dozen times in recent years. a former iowa state university student says the school didn't respond the right way when she told officials another student sexually assaulted her. now, she's suing the university. the lawsuit says university leaders discouraged the 21-year- old from formally reporting the assault. it happened in 2014. she says the school took months to investigate, then put her and her abuser in the same housing that's why she dropped out. a cedar rapids woman has reached major milestones in her recovery, after a crash that almost killed her. kelsey cummings was driving on zika avenue on the northwest side of cedar rapids in march of 2015. she says was almost home when she hit a patch of ice, and crossed the center line of traffic. she hit a hollow pipe gate, that went through her lower body. cummings told t-v nine that she had a drink earlier that evening but says she wasn't speeding.
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crash. this past march, she had hip replacement surgery, and has since been able to walk with crutches. cummings says she's now focused on being a mother. " 21:39 "basically just stay busy with my kids and focus on them, it really helps takes away from wallowing in my thoughts about what happened " because the pole was on city property, cummings says she's considering legal action against cedar rapids. c-r-s-t is celebrating the opening of its new headquarters in downt the trucking and transportation company has been working on its 11- story, 37 million dollar building for four and a half years. it's on first street southeast, right along the cedar river. the top eight floors will be offices for c-r-s-t, bankers trust, r-s-m accounting, and holmes murphy and associates insurance firm. the bottom three floors are parking. c-r-s-t says it's happy to now be part of downtown cedar rapids. "by coming downtown, we're hoping to revitalize the downtown, so it becomes more
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because we think that helps the community. " part of the design of the new c-r-s-t building is a flood wall that will help protect the city from any future major flooding. indian creek nature center is ready to share its new addition. the non-profit is opening its new building, calling it amazing space, today. nature walks, tours, and activities are going on all weekend to celebrate the grand opening. there's a new proposal for a cedar rapids casino, bu that failed in 2014. wild rose casinos is teaming up with local developers for a "boutique" style casino. it would go up in a parking lot next to the skogman commercial real estate building across from the doubletree hotel. it would be a smaller casino than what the one that failed in 2014. this one would be a 40-million dollar project- a quarter of the cost of the previous casino plan in cedar rapids. that one failed because the state feared it would feed off of other existing
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comes back it'll let us right size this and it won't be as impactful to riverside and the isle of capri." the wild rose proposal would employ between 200 and 250 people. the iowa secretary of state's office wants more young people to vote in the upcoming presidential election. secretary of state paul pate announced a new initiative yesterday to work with 38 of iowa's colleges and universities to encourage young people to ve media on campuses and bigger efforts for voter registration events. there are more than 300-thousand college students in iowa. in johnson county, officials have been working on getting young people to the polls for years. they plan to put early voting sites up all over campus starting next month. " we're doing a lot of satellite sites out at a lot of campus, dorms, different buildings, law building. " early voting starts september
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weipert says he hopes a lot of people file those absentee votes early... because that makes for a much smoother election day. after reports across the country of exploding batteries, samsung is issuing a recall. unfortunately, its bad timing for the company as it's biggest rival's new device
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flooded several streets in souix falls. emergency crews closed off some roadways to drivers to keep them from going through deep waters. they closed down 11 intersections. the national weather service reported 6 inches of rain fell in the city by last night and predicted 2 more overnight. showers and storms remain
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totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to speed through here, leaving mainly dry sky this afternoon and night. while an isolated shower cannot be fully discounted, it still appears much of tonight's football games will go this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on sunday. next week, we are still on track for warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a
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few storms likely, mainly this morning. wind: sw 5-15. high: 76 tonight: chance of showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 54
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hundreds of new stores over the next year. that has prompted the company to hold hiring fairs to fill 10-thousand positions. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine. it's --.
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thursday and climbed as apple led a big gain for technology companies. meanwhile, samsung has formally issued a recall of one million galaxy note 7 smartphones in the u-s. samsung is offering replacements or refunds. the company has received 92 reports of batteries a huge setback for samsung. it hoped the galaxy note 7 would boost sales as its biggest rival, apple, launches the latest iphone today. fiat chrysler is recalling nearly two million vehicles worldwide because the air bags might not deploy in a crash. chrysler, dodge and jeep vehicles manufactured between 2010 and 2014 are among the recalled models. the automaker says an air bag and
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mortgage giant freddie mac said the average for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage jumped half a percent from last week. at 3-point-5 percent, it marks the highest level since june. rates are still down from where they were a year ago, and still close to their all-time low of 3- point-31 percent in november of 2012. dollar general is looking to hire 10- thousand new workers as it opens 19-hundred new stores through next year. the tennessee- based discount retailer will host hir events applicants can apply for full-time and part-time positions. it's here's a live look at on our city cam. stay with kcrg-tv9. showers and storms remain
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totals during the night exceeded one inch in some locations, with isolated amounts even over 2". today, the general trend will be for this system to speed through here, leaving mainly dry
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shower cannot be fully discounted, it still appears much of tonight's football games will go on without any weather problems. this weekend continues to look great with highs into the mid- 70s on saturday and upper 70s on sunday. next week, we are still on track for warmer weather with highs in the 80s through thursday. have a great weekend!today: showers and a few storms likely, mainly this morning. wind: sw 5-15.
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showers, mainly early. wind: sw 5-10. low: 60 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 75 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 54 thanks kaj. here's a look at today's top stories... here's a look at tod authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a former substitute teacher for violating a no contact order. mary beth haglin has pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual exploitation by a school employee for having a relationship with a student. a video from the website "crime watch daily" showed haglin and the student talking recently.
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cedar rapids toyota. linn mar has a very compititive team this year with a lot of depth and juior drew brandel has been on and off the varsity roster this season.. but he got the chance to play for the varsity in the mvc divisional meet last monday and he took advantage with his best competitive round ever firing a 75 to win co-medalist honors with nile happel of jeff. we had some qualifying i didnt make it bit i just kept practicing kept trying my best and got back in it so. you get back on the varsity did you go into that divisional meet thinking you could win the thing. to be honest no. up i just know i needed a score that counted. it was hopefully low enough to get back on the varsity so you know six spot in like fifth or or fourth spot but i was happy with
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our guys on the team i don't think anyone really thinks that they're the best player but they compete like they are and eventually the best rise to the top. we are going to have a little putting challenge since you're hot right now i probably won't win you don't want to lose because the loser has to pick up all the range balls and you have been hitting a zillion of them out there ok. brandel like myself likes to power putt from off the green so the first one drill one from wins.. and i came up just a little short.. and how is the for the way brandel's week has gone around the world and in... and it was time for me to pick up all the range balls... you didn't think i was going to pick them by hand.. i was in the golf ball retrieving vehicle wich was fun until the team started taking target practice at me.. lets just say
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maas.. i hope they pay those guys a lot of money.. high school football tonight prairie was looking for their third straight win at davenport central. and this game was all prairie right from the start dakota simonsen hits preston lagrange and he turns it up field for big yardage and that set simonson straight ahead with the 7 yard touchdown run for the first score of the game. and prairie dominated on the ground nice cut and bounces this one outside all the way to the three yard line before they can knock him out of bounce.. and moments later meyer from the wildcat with the 1 yard td run.. and prairie rolls to the win to raise their record to 3-1 a big congrats to coe defensive back dylan stepleton for being named to the d3.com national team of the week for his two big interceptions in the win over cornell
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monticello hosted 7th ranked north cedar... first set, north cedar grabs an early lead, darian gray with a rocket... knights lead 7-2... monticello tries to mount a comeback, setter maddie lambert fools the defense as she sends the ball over... panthers down 11-7... later, north cedar looking for the set point, but monticello stays alive with the block from jordan kuper... on the third try for the set point, it's morgan sander blasting one past the defense give north cedar the 25-17 win, the knight over on kcrg 9.2 tonight.. vinton shellsburg hosted clear creek amana. and the clippers took the first set 25-16.. shauntina williams with the kill.. the home team battled back in set two.. josie burlee with the ace on set point for the 26-24 win.. but the clippers won the final two sets.. riley hennis just finds the open spot to win set three. and clear creak amana beat vinton
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a live look at . it's friday, september 16th. here's what you need to know today. an arrest warrant is out for a former cedar rapids substitute teacher. documents say she violated a no-contact order with a student she had a relationship with. a woman who almost died in a car accident is back on her a wheelchair, she's making progress. prosecutors plan to call a waitress to the stand today in a murder trial in dubuque. they say the suspect was infatuated with her. samsung is recalling its galaxy note 7 for reports of battery explosions. its top competitor, apple, starts selling the iphone 7 today. a surprising statement overnight. donald trump's campaign says president obama is native born. but trump hasn't said it in

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