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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . vice-president candidates breeze through iowa. republican mike pence and democrat tim kaine are in the state today. understanding what happened. authorities find a missing luther college student's body in a river. 550 steps. it may not seem like much, but for a marion girl few feet are everything. good monday morning! it's 4:30 on september 19th. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin...
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the driver of a motorcycle died in a crash in waterloo. it happened around 10-45 last night. officials say the driver missed a curve on westfield avenue. waterloo fire rescue took him to the hospital where he later died. authorities haven't released his name. the f-b-i and new jersey state police found five suspicious devices in the new jersey city of
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a train station exploded while a bomb squad robot was attempting to disarm it this morning. elizabeth is about 30 minutes south of new york city, where there was another bombing this weekend. the f-b-i was leading the investigation and working to disarm the other 4 devices. there are no reports of injuries. officials say 2 men called police after seeing wires and a pipe coming out of a package in a trash can last night. coming up in this half hour, we'll have the latest on the investigation into the violent attacks over minnesota. the presidential running mates to hillary clinton and donald trump will be in iowa today. republican mike pence will hold an event in mason city this afternoon. then he'll visit giese manufacturing in dubuque. pence was on a-b-c's sunday morning yesterday talking about trump's latest second amendment comments toward clinton. trump made a comment about her secret service protection dropping their guns and seeing what would happen. the indiana governor defended
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saying is that if she didn't have all that security, she'd probably be a whole lot more supportive of the second amendment." " pence also fired back at the coverage of the trump, saying the media spends more time on trump's last day than clinton's last 30 years. democrat tim kaine will appear at memorial union on the iowa state university campus at two this afternoon. the hillary clinton campaign says kaine's visit will focus on young people getting involved in presidential campaigns. kaine has split with description of sometrump supporters as "irredeemable. " but kaine says clinton was right to call out "dark emotions." "" but i think the obligation that we have - and secretary clinton said this too - is that while that is the motivation of some of the trump supporters and we won't get them, i do have confidence over time that kind of motivation is reducing." " kaine also says democrats can change the minds of trump supporters on such issues as where president obama was
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morning and walking is something we don't think about doing, we just do it. but for one marion teenager, it's something she's fought her whole life to do. now as she starts high school, that dream of walking might not be just a dream. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us now. brea, how is she getting closer to walking more and more? chris and nicole, 16 year old sasha duval has arthogryposis. it's a condition where joints in the body contract. they don't move normally, and they can get stuck in one position. but, starting her new life. this is sasha. she's your typical teenager, and besides her love of soccer. there's two things she loves to do. 23:23 "mostly hanging out with my friends, being in my power chair rolling around." each morning she gets in her chair and zips up and down the driveway before school but, sasha has always had another idea of getting around. 35:13 "we heard about her when she was 11 and a half, and we just knew she was going to be our daughter." 35:42 "when i first met her in ukraine, one the things she told me was 'i want to walk" the duval family adopted sasha three and a half years ago. her parents made it their
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along in her condition to walk. but that didn't stop them, they traveled for months at a time, went through numerous procedures 36:37 "we asked her before we did this, we said this looks really hard, are you sure you want to do this and this is what we heard from sasha 'i want to walk, i want to play soccer.' " after all of the surgeries, and 11 weeks of intense therapy....sasha took her first steps. 24:29 "i think i like it, i really before, i'm excited." her parents couldn't be more proud. 37:55 "i cried, i can't i cried i posted all kinds of photos on facebook. i was super excited." sasha can walk as far as 550 feet. now that she's starting high school, grant wood a-e-a will help her walk the halls as well. getting her one step closer to
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ahead of her, but she should be able to go on living an independent life. she wants to get married, have kids, and especially play soccer. chris and nicole? investigators in decorah have found a body in the search for a missing luther college student. decorah police reported bjorn norderhaug missing saturday. someone last saw him around 2 a-m on saturday morning at the corner bar in decorah. that's a couple of miles from the luther campus. investigators say found the 21-year-old student's body after a search along the upper iowa river. around 9:30 on sunday morning, the sheriffs office received a report that a
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determined that it was bjorn norderhaug. in a statement, the luther college president said "the luther community is devastated by this loss and continue to pray for bjorn's family. we ask that the community come together and support one another in this difficult time" last night, people all throughout luther gathered for a prayer service to remember norderhaug. this comes about a week after authorities found a u-n-i student dead in the iowa river in iowa city. first responders pulled the body of 20- year-old nathan twedt of mari police are still investigating the circumstances that led to his death. sheriff's deputies in jo daviess county have identified the victim in a deadly hit-and-run. 17 year old alex boelk , from apple river, died shortly after a vehicle sideswiped a parked car and then hit him. he was standing next to the car. it happened around 10:30 saturday night near the 6-thousand block of pea ridge road in scales mound. authorities are interviewing a person of interest in the case. des moines police are
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that sent two people to the hospital. one victim is in critical condition. it happened around 9 a-m sunday, at the highland park little league complex -- which can be seen from i-80 and i-35 just east of the merle hay exit. police say a man chased and hit two others with his truck while the group cleaned up debris from an event saturday night. witnesses say the suspect then crashed into a concession stand before police later found him walking along a nearby road. "first it started with a loud noise that i heard and then i looked white truck come out, do about a 360 in the grass and then run into the building " one victim is in critical condition. it took several officers to arrest the suspect. medics also took the suspect to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. police are not releasing their names at this point. technology can go a long way to help students learn. so one teacher in cedar rapids is going online to raise money to benefit his classroom. that story is our show you care
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but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets.
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the day starts with plentiful sunshine but storms are possible late today as a cold front moves in. the highest chance of from about 5 through
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turn strong. they won't waste time getting out of here, though. tuesday is looking dry, but occasional storm chances are with us for the second half of the week into the weekend as a front dangles nearby. it probably won't rain each day, however, and we will fine- tune who has the highest and lowest odds as the time draws closer.today: turning partly sunny with a chance of storms late. wind: sw 10-15. high: 85 alo: 84 dbq: 83 iow: 86 storms early, then decreasing clouds. wind: n 5-10. low: 57 alo: 56 dbq: 57 iow: 59 54 to 60 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 82 alo: 82 dbq: 80 iow: 83 79 to 85 tom. night: chance of storms, mainly north. wind: se 5-15. low: 63 alo: 63 dbq: 61 iow: 65 60 to 66 wednesday: partly cloudy with a chance of storms, mainly north. high: 84 low: 63 thursday: chance of storms. high: 80 low: 66 friday: slight chance of storms. partly cloudy. high: 81
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storms. high: 79 low: 62 sunday: chance of storms. high: 72 low: 58 monday: partly cloudy. high: 70 low: 52 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 68 low: 47 thanks justin. another fairly warm day is ahead with many of us climbing well into the 80s. the day starts with plentiful sunshine but storms are possible late today as a cold front moves in. the highest chance of from about 5 through 9, and there is the turn strong. they won't waste time getting out of here, though. tuesday is looking dry, but occasional storm chances are with us for the second half of the week into the weekend as a front dangles nearby. it probably won't rain each day, however, and we will fine- tune who has the highest and lowest odds as the time draws closer.today: turning partly sunny with a chance of storms late. wind: sw 10-15. high: 85
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clouds. wind: n 5-10. low: 57 alo: 56 dbq: 57 iow: 59 54 to 60 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 82 alo: 82 dbq: 80 iow: 83 know how to behave online, get them to log on. that's what one teacher in cedar rapids wants to do. in today's show you care spotlight, kcrg-tv9's samantha myers takes us to kenwood elementary school -- where one classroom is using technology to get technology. while some may shy away from bringing laptops and ipads into a classroom, third
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feight is fully embracing it. "i believe with the kids that we have nowadays, they live in a digital world and so i want to make sure i get them prepared for that and one of the biggest parts with digital citizenship is actually getting their voice out." the students are encouraged to use technology by taking part in their classrooms blog and youtube channel. one student says it makes class fun. 04:28:23;08 "i love being in mr. feights class he is funny" "he's showing us some cool techno as well." cool "technology" that students can take with 04:42:54;19 "with the digital access, it's a lot easier especially with all the devices like i said a lot of parents have easier access to a digital version of portfolio of their students work versus say trying to haul a really big binder" "04:29:48;22 "we have been working on a blog so we do that and sometimes just for the fun of it" but in order to do all of this, feight needs to raise $800 on his own in order to supply his students with just one ipad in order to build those digital portfolios. 04:44:17;09 "if i can start with one then i can try and build off of that and just show like 'hey this is the things that we're doing with this just start small
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as i go on." he says raising the money would help his kids succeed in the digital world. in cedar rapids samantha myers kcrg- tv9 news. days after its release, some owners of the new apple making a weird hissing sound. that's next in tech bytes. stay with tv9. it's ---. explosions in new york and new
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investigators trying figure out if they are connected.
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as many as five people for the bombing in new york city. abc's ray raimundi has the latest on overnight developments. nats - of elizabeth explosion the new york metro area? on edge this morning?. after another device?discov ered overnight in new jersey?just miles away from new york city. five devices found inside of a backpack. one of them?exploding after bomb experts attempted to disarm it. this ? while authorities say it was right near the verranzano bridge...late sunday night.. where f-b-i agen connected to the bombings nats - of sirens from saturday night federal authorities trying to get a clearer picture as to whose responsible for placing the device in that manhattan neighborhood. .. the explosion... the chaos... all happening on a balmy saturday night. law enforcement.. on the hunt... sot assistant director bill sweeney - the evidence we've collected has been taken to our lab in quantico for review and we are following every viable lead as we continue to work jointly with the nypd?. piece-by-piece..investig ators are closely analyzing every particle of
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this dumpster....twisted and mangled in the aftermath of the explosion. sot - karen lee / manhattan resident "it was louder than thunder. it was just like a large boom...where the building kind of shook." nats - seaside heights, new jersey, police "i got some type of explosion inside of a garbage can" meanwhile federal authorities looking into whether a pipe bomb which exploded in this trash can...60 miles away in new jersey... is related to the bombings in new york city. sot - ray kelly "the word is both devices are pressure cookers that they were certainly similar in construct." the explosions... and a stabbing rampage over the weekend in a minnesota mall...which investigators are calling a potential act of terrorism...sp arking renewed fears across the country. new york city now braces for an onslaught of security... with world leaders arriving here for the u-n general assembly. this morning...they are strongly encouraging everyone to be vigilant and to
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york. now for a quick check on your weather with
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the day starts with plentiful sunshine but storms are possible late today as a cold front moves in. the highest chance of from about 5 through 9, and there is the potential for a few of these to turn strong. they won't waste time getting out of here, though. tuesday is looking dry, but occasional storm chances are the week into the weekend as a front dangles nearby. it probably won't rain each day, however, and we will fine- tune who has the highest and lowest odds as the time draws closer. today: turning partly sunny with a chance of storms late. wind: sw 10-15. high: 85 alo: 84 dbq: 83 iow: 86 82 to 88 stay with tv9. it's . now, one last look at this morning's weather, justin... oer fair wm day is ahead th many of us cmbing well into the 80s.
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gibson have to in today's "techbytes" a possible glitch for the new iphones. users saying a hissing soufnd starts when there's a heavy processor load for video games. >> doesn't happen with all 7's and 7 pluses. no comment from apple which started distributing the 7's this weekend. >> the hailing service lift is picking up passengers in san francisco and phoen driverless cars. >> expecting lift to rely mostly on self-driving vehicles in the next five years sgls the emmy awards trended all night thanks to "game of thrones". >> leslie jones said they're producting something right now no one wants to steal.
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from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. putting one foot in front of the other. a marion teen has spent her whole life working to walk. protesting puppy mills. some are looking to educate dog owners -- and others -- on animal rights. separate terror investigations are unfolding this morning following blasts in new york and new jersey. good monday m 19th. here's a live look at the

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