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early morning news. the cedar basin is catching major rainfall this morning. and rivers in the area are set to reach flood stage. decision delayed...again . a vote on the plans for a house built to look like kinnick stadium are postponed for the second week in a row. putn a new cedar rapids pilot program wants to decrease days out of class. good thursday morning! it's 5 o'clock on september 22nd. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... wet weather is on the top of the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has
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unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates.today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorro high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10. low: 64 thanks kaj.
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the butler county emergency manager says that
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falling on homes and power lines. in floyd county, nearly every road across the southwestern portion of the county is under water. there are also trees down near marble rock. flooding is now a huge threat. area rivers including the cedar, shell rock, and winnebago will rise thanks to a lot of rain. kcrg tv9's brea love joins us people are carefully watching the shell rock river this morning. brea, butler county emergency management estimates the river is reaching record levels? shell rock river is beginning to leave its banks and moving toward business in downtown greene. sandbagging going on in greene and clarksville. many roads closed throughout the northern fourth of butler county. 5-10 inches of rain were common across the southwest half of floyd and northern tip of butler county. this resulted in numerous impassable roads, especially in floyd county where officials say nearly every road across the southwestern portion is under water. sandbagging efforts are also starting today in charles
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river to rise. we spoke with the floyd county sherrif's office this morning and they said sandbags will be available to charles city residents and businesses today. starting at 1:00pm, people can come pick them up in the hyvee parking lot. the 5 to 10 inches that the fate of the home built to look like kinnick stadium in iowa city will take more time. the iowa city board of adjustment decided wednesday to push its decision back after the hearing went until 11:30 last night. the board listed to concerned neighbors for their main concerns is safety. " '.aesthetics aside building a 7,500 square foot replica of a football stadium to serve as a tailgate venue in the manfield heights neighborhood will fundamentely change the character of the neighborhood and it will make the neighborhood less livable for families of all kinds especailly those with children just like mine" 10:48:12--28 " the applicant, reed carlson, said he grew up a die hard
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home as gathering spot for his family. ""we feel that this will be a central gathering spot for our family for many years to come as we celebrate future life events such as birthdays, holidays and school events as well as university of iowa and community events," the board will announce its decision at a meeting scheduled a week from tomorrow at 6:30 in the evening. iowa city is kicking off the cyclo-cross world cup today. the opening ceremony for the trueblood recreation area. cyclo-cross world athletes will be introduced at seven. the event combines obstacles and cycling on an off-road course. organizers expect the event to bring in cyclists from around the world. about a fifth of university of iowa female undergrads, who completed a recent school survey, reported being raped since enrolling. that's one finding of a first-of-its-kind study on sexual crimes at the iowa city campus. the u-i conducted the sexual
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last fall. the survey was available to all u-i students, but only nine point three percent of them responded. on top of that, there's no way to know if the people who took the survey were more or less likely to experience sexual misconduct. so, these findings only represent those who took the survey, not necessarily all u-i students. here are some of the big stats. since enrolling, 21 percent of undergrad females, who finished the su necessarily on campus. female undergrads have increased risk of rape during their first semester. alcohol is a common factor. 56 percent of sexual assault victims reported the offender was drinking. 76 percent felt the university would likely or very likely take a report seriously. " the summer gave us an opportunity to do a thorough review of the key findings, discuss them with key stakeholder groups. we've had quite considerable conversations about what's next.
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major goals for improvement. one- to expand and create new sexual misconduct prevention and education programs. two- work on improving intervention methods. three- reviewing and revising ui policy. tv9 looked into the survey's numbers. they are consistent to what the c-d-c found undergraduates were experiencing on campuses in 2012. cedar rapids schools want to ensure their regular basis. so the district brought a pilot program to wright elementary school this year. it notifies parents when their student is absent from school a certain number of times. the school also added a student liaison to help encourage attendance. the school says since the start of the program, absences have dropped by 7 percent. it has also helped improve communication with parents. "building the positive relationship with parents and asking uh if they can't have their kids here on time-what's the
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that, that breakdown in getting here on time or even here at all? " wright elementary will also recognize students each month for perfect attendance. north carolina's governor has declared a state of emergency following a second night of violent protests. police in charlotte dressed in riot gear to contain protesters. the governor also sent in the national guard to the city after reports of protesters attacking reporters and other people, breaking windows and setting small fires. that man is now in critical condition. city officials say police did not fire that shot. it's all in response to the death of 43-year-old keith scott, who police shot and killed tuesday. police say he had a gun and was warned multiple times to put it down. neighbors and his family say he just holding a book. a group of young cedar rapids kids found harmony for the international day of peace. they decided to spread cheer
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the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has
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impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay
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storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10. low: 64 thanks kaj. the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has moved back into the area this morning, and is unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with
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into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates. today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy.
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some children in cedar rapids
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international day of peace. singing cedar valley montessori school took part in the event yesterday called "sing for peace." three to six year-olds gathered and sang a song titled "light a candle for peace." schools around the world could register for the event and had specific, assigned times to sing. this was the first year cedar valley montessori peace." the school says they plan on doing it again next year. a new membership organization is giving a voice for organic farmers. why they want to unite the 20 thousand organic farms across the country, next in today's agribusiness report. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---.
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are cautious when it comes to the recent merger trends in agriculture.. at the senate judiciary committee hearing tuesday.. lawmakers heard from top agriculture and commodity groups along with agribusiness leaders.. the national farmers union asked for more oversight on antitrust enforcement in agriculture.. the national corn growers and american soybean association.. say they want to preserve competition.. but add the mergers could allow for more industry companies at the hearing.. like monsanto and dupont.. say the mergers allow for expansion of innovation and choice for farmers.. however.. the state owned seed company chemchina.. which is set to buy syngenta.. was not there to comment.. iowa senator chuck grassley says the concentration of the industry will reduce choice.. and raise prices.. ---- well.. there's a new organic association for farmers.. rodale institute.. an organic
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new membership organization.. the organic farmers association will give a voice for organic farmers on policy.. help with networking.. and serve as a resource center. in the release.. they say there are no national organizations specifically by organic farmers.. to help organic farmers.. they want to unite the 20,000 organic farms across the country membership is a hundred dollars a year.. and non-farmers can get a supporter membership.. for the same.. each farm gets one vote grains are lost a bit what they won tuesday.. market analyst angie setzer has more.. "the fact that we've seen a good bump in price, in soybeans as of late. has kind of allowed for a risk off approach and maybe some sellers to step in..." "..pushing the market down here in the short term. the announcement overnight or early wednesday morning that egypt would back off their ergot tolerance take that out to international
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of a bounce and that bounce in wheat has helped throw some support in corns way." "overnight we did see china say that they will relax their policy on u.s. beef imports so that was very positive. but the news that jbs and a few other groups out there are starting to load some cargos of beef for the u.s. from brazil is weighing, and that's got us getting a little bit of a tug-of-war here in the short term." "just more of the same it seems in hogs. we've got the supply side is not a concern. we're working on trying to grow demand and not necessarily seeing it. unfortunatel y it's a lot more of the same. but at least we're seeing a mixed trade." ---- canada is looking for a source of a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus confirmed last week in manitoba.. the province is working to make a quarantine zone.. after the confirmation of p-e-d-v.. and is helping pork producers boost biosecurity
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america by storm.. killing nearly eight million piglets in the u-s.. manitoba is a major exporter of piglets to the united states. ---- and that's all the time i have for the show today.. thanks for tuning in! i hope to see you again next time ---- 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 september is sepsis awareness month and doctors are working to make parents more aware of the deadly infection. children's hospitals are trying to get out the message about what sepsis is ... and how you can avoid it.
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another round has moved back into the area this morning, and is unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they
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rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind:
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wet weather is on the top of the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has moved back into the area this morning, and is unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates.today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10.
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sepsis is a medical condition that's called a "silent killer." as kim hutcherson explain minute, it's particularly devastating when it develops in children. sepsis is a life- threatening complication caused by the body's response to infection. almost any infection can cause it ... but once sepsis sets in, early treatment is critical. sepsis can cause tissue damage, organ failure and death. it's a leading cause of death among children -- for them, the risk of death increases for every hour of delay in treatment. some 40-thousand children are diagnosed with sepsis each year.
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disability. the trouble is, sepsis can be difficult to diagnose and can be confused with other conditions in its early stages. the c-d-c says it's important to educate people about infection prevention. always clean cuts and scrapes and maintain good hygiene. it's also important to know the signs and symptoms of sepsis, so you can act quickly to get medical care if you need it. those signs are: -shivering, accompanied -extreme pain or discomfort -clammy or discolored skin -confusion or disorientation -shortness of breath -and a high heart rate there's lots more information on the c-d-c's website. for today's health minute, i'm kim hutcherson. trt oc today, a native american group of students at the university of iowa will protest a pipeline. meanwhile, north dakota's national guard is getting more money to help with protests against the same pipeline in that state. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---.
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early morning news. rain is starting back up this morning after dumping several inches yesterday. some of our northern counties are under flash flood watch. one dollar rent. for a dubuque couple that's all they'll have to pay the city
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good thursday morning! it's 530 on september 22nd. here is a live look at . first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... wet weather is on the top of the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has moved back into the area this morning, and is unf areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates.today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain
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79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10. low: 64 thanks kaj. we've received some reports of
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county emergency manager says that includes the town of greene. there, trees are down-- falling on homes and power lines. in floyd county, nearly every road across the southwestern portion of the county is under water. there down near marble rock. flooding is now a huge threat. area rivers including the cedar, shell rock, and winnebago will rise thanks to a lot of rain. kcrg tv9's brea love joins us on the phone in butler county, where people are carefully watching the shell rock river this morning. brea, butler county emergency management estimates the river is reaching record levels? shell rock river is beginning to leave its
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going on in greene and clarksville. many roads closed throughout the northern fourth of butler county. 5-10 inches of rain were common across the southwest half of floyd and northern tip of butler county. this resulted in numerous impassable roads, especially in floyd county where officials say nearly every road across the southwestern portion is under water. sandbagging efforts are also starting today in charles city as people there prepare for the cedar river to rise. we spoke with the floyd county sherrif's office this morning and they said sandbags will be available to charles city resident 1:00pm, people can come pick them up in the hyvee parking lot. the 5 to 10 inches that fell in cedar river basin will now cause the river to rise well above flood stage this weekend farther
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coverage, we covered up a-b-c programming last night. so we will be airing those shows thursday night into friday morning. the goldbergs will air at 12:05 a-m friday morning. speechless will air at 12:35 . and modern family will air at 1:05. check kcrg dot com to see these times again. the native american student association at the university of iowa is
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the group is meeting at the pentacrest from 5:30 to 7:30 tonight. meskwaki representativ es and other native americans will join farmers, students, and professors in an assembly. the native american student association says its standing in solidarity with the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota. they say the pipeline could have major environmental impacts and pollute water. the pipeline will go through 18 counties here in iowa. north dakota's national guard is getting more financial help as it assists law enforcement dealing with the state's national guard received a six-million dollar line of credit to help pay for its work at the protest site. guard officials say they've already spent close to two million dollars. grieving the loss of a loved one can be difficult for children. unity point hospice and cedar memorial are holding an annual children's grief camp to help kids get over that hurdle. camp embracing memories will help children learn to express their feelings. it's for kids ages 7 to 16 who have lost a loved one.
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will participate in art, play, music, and pet therapies. berevement coordinators say camp is a way to give children a chance to cope. 6:32 "we need to be able to get those feelings out. we need to be able to connect with other kids who have those losses. we need to have adults who support us and listen to us. those are all ways that kids can get those feelings out and continue on with their grief journey" the healing doesn't stop after activities for families to do in the next 13 months. there are still open spots for saturday's camp. it's free, and registration closes at noon tomorrow. dubuque will charge a couple a dollar a month to live in their home for more than a year. on monday, the dubuque city council unanimously voted to buy the property at 64-50 pennsylvania avenue. the city will pay douglas and dianne fritsch 204- thousand dollars for the property that covers less than half an acre. that's about 11-thousand more
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dubuque's city engineer says the city wants to own this property in case there's the need for future development in that area. now if they want, the family can stay there for awhile, for one dollar per month, until december of 2017. but there are a few strings attached. "they have to pay all of the real estate fees. gas, electric everything. plus property taxes, everything like that. " the city has made deals like this in the past, to help make way for other developments. apple has reportedly bee apple may have tried to speed up the process by reaching out to a british
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the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has
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areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates. today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible.
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storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10. low: 64 thanks kaj. wet weather is on the top of the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has moved back into the area this areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become necessary. this next round of rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern
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this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday. another round of rain is also possible sunday into monday. please stay tuned for further flooding updates. today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-10. low: 64
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and that money will go towards getting rid of a problem humans have dealt with for thousands of years. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine. it's --. u-s stocks climbed wednesday as
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reserve once again left interest rates the same.
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because the economy can quote "still grow without hurting itself." the ice cream maker, blue bell, has issued a recall. the company is pulling select flavors of it's cookie dough after it discovered ingredients from a third-party supplier were possibly contaminated with listeria. fortunately no illnesses have been reported. the pints were distributed across nearly a dozen states in the south, and not here in iowa. it's possible that apple and mclaren could be working together. the financial times reports apple has approached the british possible takeover. or apple would buy significant investment in the company. mclaren says this is not true. apple has reportedly been working on a self- driving electric car for the past two years. facebook's founder has an ambitious new plan. mark zuckerberg and his wife say they're committing three billion dollars over the next decade for scientific research. they hope that research will prevent or manage all diseases within the next 80 years.
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million dollar research center in san francisco. it's here's a live look at on our city cam. stay with kcrg-tv9.
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morning, and is unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is a certainty, but the severity is something we'll need to assess day by day. remember to heed all warnings and evacuations over northern iowa should they become rain will be capable of another 1-4" over northern areas, before dropping southward towards cedar rapids and iowa city later this morning. more rain is possible tonight with drying conditions from midday friday into all of saturday.
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please stay tuned for further flooding updates.today: storms likely. isolated very heavy rain totals possible. wind: s 5-15. high: 79 tonight: chance of storms. wind: s 5-10. low: 64 tomorrow: partly sunny. wind: s 5-10. high: 83 tom. night: pa low: 64 wet weather is on the top of the mind today. after torrential rainfall last night, another round has moved back into the area this morning, and is unfortunately impacting the same areas as last night. as a result, flooding is here's a look at today's top
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on one with iowa coach kirk ferentz as the hawkeyes put last weeks loss behind them and get ready for rutgers. key thing we try to convey to our players that are you'll have minimal time to
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loat you learn from it you have to move in and get ready for that next game. you had some miscommunicat ion on the offensive line two new players in there how much was attributed to that it is a factor but not the only reason so you know the older guys have to help younger guys out of time that's part of the deal with that being said expect at welsh and daniels back when we do i think that we should be fairly healthy this week outside of derrick mitchell doesn't look like he'll be ready go. one of the bright spots in the game was your back up quarterback coming in and know its a tough circumstance to come into the middle on the fire and really did a great job. i am on the sideline just worried getting the snap my first concern which he did fine and really deliverd a nice pass. when you look at rutgers they have a dynamic wide receiver kick off return guy how do you defend him? you have to do with the team because he's a really dynamic player in all phases but he kick return punt return we have to do a good job kicking the ball smartly and then we have to
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on offense he does a lot of things they will run him no what about the football no pronto modestly and then tim got a touchdown pass on is our repertoire so you know we have to just took a job again of taking care of our assignments we didn't do that quite well enough last saturday we got tighten up on the little bit and then we get a chance to tackle we have to tackle what does a shot a lot of moxie coming from behind and games with the new coaching staff your familiar with these guys. chris ash is a tremendous coach and so deserving of this oppor for a former players great coach great great young man and jay nieman who's got two sons on our team. it has to be tough for ben who has to play against his dad.i would have to imagine that so it set that's got to be a tough situation for both sides fortunately they are both defensive oriented so they're not going head to head that way everything that might be you with one of your sons yeah i know i have not thought about that and i will shelve that one for a couple
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at 11:00 am. to the ice and the roughriders open their season this saturday at stable against dubuque. the riders won the anderson cup last year for the third time in franchise history, but lost in the first round in the playoffs. more than 85 percent of their roster contains new players, head coach mark carlson says it's a challenge, but he sees a lot of progress. "i think there's a lot of positives as far as the growth goes, the potential and where guys are going to be in two weeks, a month or three months, as challenges, i think it's exciting as a coach to get down and paying attention to details, doing the little things." "it's stepping into a leadership role that i didn't have last year and all the returning guys didn't have last year. it's just trying to teach the guys how to play roughrider hockey." "it was frustrating last year to only get the anderson cup because we did have so much potential. but this year, i think we'll have more motivation
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39 oc: "what happened last year" the coe volleyball team was at home tonight hosting wartburg. this was the conference opener for wartburg....co e won the first set, hudson grad lindsey cook gets the scoring started for the kohawks in the second set... but then wartburg takes over, beckman grad claire willenbring gets help from the net on the ace... later in the set, the double block by maddie miller and josie esser... wartburg takes the match, 3-1 and finally con mcclelland the owner of the anvill gym in cedar rapids. big ken who is 41 years old won won the strong man corporation masters championship at the olympia in las vegas last weekend ..it is his third national title. he is carrying 600 pounds in the video.. he also pressed 285 over his head 6 times in a row.. he will be competing again in the open strongman championships next month. this is the same guy that can lift cars..
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starting off with a live look at . it's thursday, september 22nd. here's what you need to know today. some cities in northeast iowa are facing major flooding today. this is a live look at floyd county. butler, floyd, and other counties are under a flash flood warning after getting several inches of rain. charlotte, north carolina. this comes during a violent night of protests in the city in response to police killing a black man. the iowa city board of appeals has pushed back a decision again on a house that would like kinnick stadium. last night's meeting lasted late into the night. about a fifth of women who completed a survey last year at the university of iowa reported being raped since enrolling as an undergraduat e. cedar rapids schools is using a new program at wright elementary to track attendance

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