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saturday october 22nd. starting out with a live look at here's what you need to know today. fewer people are voting early in iowa. a lor-es college professor says that's changing the way some candidates are campaigning in the state. drivers in northeast cedar rapids can celebrate today now that a lengthy road construction project is finally over. and a handful of efforts across the state are trying to curb opioid overdoses by getting rid of you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 sunday morning news. good morning and thanks for joining us. we begin with first alert storm team meteorologis
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morning will break and we'll see plenty of sunshine this afternoon. thanks to the wind shift from the north to south along with the wonderful sunshine, high temperatures will warm into the 60s. perfect football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, dropping only into the low 40s as winds continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees. areas south of i-80 may actually top out in the low 70s.this warmth will stick with us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances for rain and a few stors wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 alo: 66 dbq: 64 iow: 67 63 to 69 tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 44 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 45 41 to 47 thanks britley. presidential nominees have just a little more than 2 weeks to persuade voters. with election day now 17 days away, the nominees are
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today republican donald trump plans to lay out plans for his first 100 days in office at an event in gettysburg pennsylvania. trump's policy adviser says the nominee will talk about his vision to quote 'restore our economy' and 'give the government back to the people'. this will be trump's 2nd straight day in the keystone state. he talked about stopping illegal immigration while campaigning in central pennsylvania yesterday. " if i'm tough new mandatory minimum federal prison sentence for anyone who illegally re- enters the country after previously being deported. they won't come back. " democrat hillary clinton makes several campaign stops in pennsylvania today. she was in ohio yesterday. whoever wins the state of ohio has gone on to win the election for the past several decades.
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have the physical strength to run the country. " i have now spent for and a half hours on stage with donald, proving once again i have the stamina to be president. " recent polls show the state of ohio is a tossup between clinton and trump. nationally, the latest cnn poll shows clinton with a 5 point lead. iowa republican congressman rod democrat monica vernon have agreed to debate next week. they're both running for iowa's first district -- which covers waterloo, cedar rapids and dubuque. kcrg-tv9 and the gazette will host the debate at coe college on wednesday, october 26th. you can watch it on kcrg 9-point-2, starting at 7 o'clock. political campaigns are paying attention to people who requested absentee ballots but
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lor-es college poll. the iowa secretary of state's office says almost 100,000 fewer people have requested an absentee ballot this year as compared to the 2012 presidential election. experts say that information will likely cause campaign workers to try to get in touch with people who haven't yet requested an absentee ballot. especilly those voters who haven't voted early to vote in the past. "they know when you request one and they'll actually track whether you have returned it. so for them it's a way of saying 'ok, we've got your vote, we know you a have to keep calling you, we don't have to keep coming to your door.' " when they're looking at those numbers, no one can see who voters have voted for. but they can tell if the voter is registered at a republican, democrat or independent. today you can drop off any unwanted prescription drugs at dozens of locations in eastern iowa. it's all part of the drug enforcement agency's 12th annual drug take back day. the
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prescription drug overdoses. in cedar rapids, drop off locations are set up at the police department and the linn county sheriff's office. in waterloo, the police department is hosting a drug drop off on the city's west side. you can take them to greenwood pharmacy near ridgeway and kimball avenues. and in dubuaue, the city's drug task force is collecting at sam's club. we'll post a link to a full list of drop off locations on kcr there's some good news for drivers in cedar rapids this morning. construction is now complete on 42nd street northeast near i-380. the city had been doing pavement and utility work there since spring. it also added turn and bike lanes. this was one of the largest road projects for the city this year. the construction was part of the city's 'paving for progress' project. after two weeks on the road,
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it's a battle for the heartland trophy as 10th ranked wisconsin comes to town. today's kickoff is set for 11:00 in iowa city. if you didn't get tickets, you can watch the game on espn. you can catch the uni panthers live on kcrg 9.2 this afternoon. they're taking on missouri state under the dome starting at 1:00 this afternoon. unitypoint health is known for treating diseases and injuries. we'll have more on how they've also been decades, coming up in a live interview. stay with tv9. it's ---. partly cloudy skies early this
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sunshine, high temperatures will warm into the 60s. perfect football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, dropping only into the low 40s as winds continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees. actually top out in the low 70s.this warmth will stick with us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances for rain and a few storms. today: mostly sunny and warmer. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 alo: 66 dbq: 64 iow: 67 63 to 69 tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 44 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 45 41 to 47 tomorrow: mostly
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68 dbq: 66 iow: 69 66 to 72 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: n 5-15 low: 40 alo: 38 dbq: 40 iow: 40 37 to 43 monday: mostly sunny. high: 61 low: 40 tuesday: chance of showers. high: 61 low: 44 wednesday: showers and a few thunderstorm s likely. high: 63 low: 52 thursday: becoming partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 47 friday: partly cloudy. chance of showers, mainly north. high: 60 low: 46 sunday: partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 39
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after losing their first two
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out the season on a 7 game winning streak. scott will have highlights from the matchup with williamsburg coming
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regular season and we had a district title on the line tonight in williamsburg. the raiders hosted mount vernon live on kcrg 9.2 morgan hawk called the game on 9.2 and joins us live from williamsburg.. morgan this was for the title. joel girdner joins me now and
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including at kingston where kennedy needed to beat
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atleast 11 points to get in. we were scoreless after one at kingston...pick it up in the 2nd quarter. 4th and 4 for the cougars...nick duehr finds carter krall who wins the race to the goal line to put the cougars up a touchdown. the prairie offense would respond. levi usher turns the corner on the quarterback keeper picks up big yards before he's tackled on the cougar 5 yard line. later in that sequence....4th and meyer finds his way into the endzone to get the hawks on the board. this was a close game throughout... thanks joel.. iowa city west in that same district needed a win over ottumwa to have a chance to make the playoffs. and west came out flying high thru the air
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with one of the most sought after wide receivers in the country oliver martin and he has some pretty good wheels and run by everyone for big yardage before he steps out of bounce and that set up basketball star devontea lane for the two yard touchdown run and poses for the camer.. and devonte says hey i can do it all.. now on defense.. checkout this interception off the deflection and lane is gone for the pick six for his second straight td to make it 28-nothing.. and they werent done yet not by a long shot.. flitz with the play fake down with it for six more and iowa city rolls to the win. 8 man football.. a trip to the playoffs was on the one line tonight in lone tree.. the lions hosted midland who came out wingining it.. alex martin going deep for dawson paulson and he has him for the games first touchdown.. but lone tree comes right back on the ground drike hotz from 25 yards out races into the endzone
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this game was back and forth austin smith from the wildcat straight ahead for the 10 yard td to put midland on top 14-10 with the two point conversion.. back comes lone tree that guy hotz again with a td run from 20 yards out to put lone tree back on top and wins a shootout .we are just getting started we will have more highlights on the endzone when we comeback. with the stakes sky high the indians came out all jacked up for this one.. and they looked good on the opening drive checkout the move by wide receiver alex whalen for big yardage.. but that drive stalled and assumption answered thru the air jayce levi with the great play fake airs one out for a wide open ryan wohlers and he takes it down the one fumbles but it gets it back to set up the first touchdown of the game.. and the knights took a 13- nothing lead moments later on the justus burke 31 yard touchdown run.. former hawkeye
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captain tonight and he says throw to the tight end.. good call allen.. trevor paulsen connects with a wide open grant meth down the middle and look at him running with the ball one handed to cut the lead to 13-6 in the second quarter and that had them ringing the bell.. but assumption answered moments later on the levy td run to take a 20-6 lead.. marion still playing with a lot of heart checkout the hit by dawson kirk on the sidelines..but a few players later levy with the throw back to burke who does the rest and davenport
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this afternoon. thanks to the wind shift from the north to south along with the wonderful sunshine, high temperatures will warm into the 60s. perfect football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, drop continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees. areas south of i-80 may actually top out in the low 70s.this warmth will stick with us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances for rain and a few storms. today: mostly sunny and warmer. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 alo: 66 dbq: 64 iow: 67 63 to 69 tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 44 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 45 41 to 47 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: nw 15-25 high: 69 alo: 68 dbq: 66 iow: 69 66 to 72 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: n 5-15 low: 40 alo: 38 dbq: 40 iow: 40 37 to 43 monday: mostly sunny. high: 61 low: 40 tuesday: chance of showers. high: 61 low: 44 wednesday: showers and a few thunderstorm s likely. high: 63 low: 52 thursday: becoming
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friday: partly cloudy. high: 60 low: 46 saturday: chance of showers, mainly north. high:60 dental health of low-income disabled adults in our community. director dr. ritu bansal joins us to talk more about the center. what types of services do you provide at the center? you also provide prevention and outreach with the community - tell us more about that. and how do children qualify for services? how can people obtain an appointment? the dhc provides comprehensive
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education and prevention. the late dr. rhys b. jones, dds, ms, was the driving force behind establishing the dhc in 1976. following his unexpected death in 2012, the dental health center clinic space was rededicated in his name.the center provides dental services to infants, children and adolescents in need of financial assistance and to developmenta adults. since its opening in 1976, it has served nearly 130,000 in our community. your gift to the dhc can change the lives of those who have lived with pain for so long, they can't remember a time without it. the united way wants to know if you helped out the united way wants to know if
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you helped out during flood protection in eastern iowa last month.
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federal dollars to help the state recover. stay with us on tv9. good morning from
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kcrg-tv9. is waking up with kcrg-tv9 it's here's what you need to know today. governor terry branstad is asking for
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affected more than a dozen counties. cedar rapids police say shooting paint ball guns at people and houses is dangerous... and not just for the victims. and two people are still on the loose after robbing a bank in a small delaware county town. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is the kcrg-tv9 sunday morning news. but first, meteorologis t britley ritz has your first partly cloudy skies early this morning will break and we'll see plenty of sunshine this afternoon. thanks to the wind shift from the north to south along with the wonderful sunshine, high temperatures will warm into the 60s. perfect football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, dropping only into the low 40s as winds continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees.
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70s.this warmth will stick with us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances for rain and a few storms. today: mostly sunny and warmer. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 alo: 66 dbq: 64 iow: 67 63 to 69 tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 44 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 45 41 to 47 thanks britley. about a month after flooding hit several state is asking the federal government for help. governor branstad has asked the president to declare a disaster declaration. the governor requested funding under fema's public assistance program. that money would go toward repairing damaged roads, bridges and other public facilities in 19 counties.
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the flood. the united way is asking people to log any of the hours they put in to help with flood preparation. volunteers are encouraged to go online, enter their name, email, how they volunteered, the hours they worked, and upload any pictures. united way says so many people came out to help, that they couldn't keep track of everyone. linn county emergency management says this log would help get the money for flood prevention and repair costs. people will be honest about their hours "there's really no value to anybody personally to call in hours they didn't work. and this is iowa. we trust people to be fair and honest on what they submit " the united way says it wants to be better prepared to log people's hours in future disasters. a link to where you can enter your hours is on our website, kcrg dot com. a des moines man will spend the
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a judge sentenced 48- year-old barney fraaken earlier this week. he pleaded guilty to a first- degree murder charge on thursday and was immediately sentenced to life in prison. investigators say he shot and killed his wife amy fraaken last year. he was also charged in the shooting death of his 16-year-old daughter, amber. that charge was dropped in the plea deal. fraaken's sentence comes with no chance of parole. the former city clerk of the casey is going to prison for mail fraud and setting city hall on fire. a judge sentenced dorothy dillinger to five years in prison yesterday. she set this fire at city hall in august 2014. it happened the night before auditors were arriving to investigate missing money. she later admitted she had been taking the money and using it for personal expenses. a judge has not said how much restitution she will have to pay. federal prosecutors want her to pay more than two
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the delaware county sheriff's office says two men are on the run this morning after robbing a bank with a gun and a knife. the sheriff's office says the robbery happened around 8:45 this morning at the citizens state bank in hopkinton. none of the bank employees were injured in the robbery. anyone with information should call the sheriff's office. cedar rapids police say someone has been firing paintballs at vehicles and homes and even hit one person recently. according to s like the people behind paintballing are actually adults. and it's been happening for months. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders reports. earlier this year, francis douglas painted his home on e ave nw. but one morning in august, he woke up to find a fresh coat. "i walked out. happened to look up at the front of the house. we had florescent- orange spots." his polka dotted property had been peppered with paintballs. at least three of his
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was parked outside. "don't they have something better to do? or, someplace else to do it?" apparently not. police say, in just the last two weeks, there have been at least four reports of vandals firing paintballs at property and people. chief wayne jerman called the act a juvenile thing to do. not only is it possible someone will get hurt, but paintballers could be shot themselves. their guns look remarkably like the real thing. "don't these people think that they stand the risk of somebody trying to protect themselves? i just think it's an incredibly stupid thing to do." police think they've caught the troublemaker s behind a few of the 26- year-old kenneth herring and 30-year-old earnest murry, earlier this month. police say the two spent the evening of october 6th driving around cedar rapids, shooting paintballs out of a van. one woman was hit in the eye. herring was charged with criminal mischief. murry, driving while barred. "luckily, it was water soluble." the good news for francis, and many of the other victims, that paint on his
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gone, but his frustration for the vandals remains. police say they'll be watching for this kind of thing as vandalism usually ticks up through halloween. some classrooms in cedar rapids are going to coffee shop than a classroom. mckinley middle school is trying out flexible learning. teachers are using it to change up the learning environment and keep up with the modern day student. the students are part of the process, telling their teachers what would help them learn better. they say it creates excitement around learning and improves the atmosphere. ""we're finding that kids' level of stress at school lowers a lot when they are in spaces where they feel relaxed where there's lots of natural light, scent can even play a big role in helping them feel comfortable in
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come in within the next few months. an annual effort to feed the hungry during the holidays has started in johnson county. yesterday the crisis center of johnson county kicked off "project holiday." each year the program collects money to buy meals for people in need around christmas time. last yea thousand meals. the crisis center hopes to give out more than four thousand meals this holiday season. donald trump and hillary clinton are in a tight race going into next month's presidential election. that's despite no major newspaper endorsements for the republican nominee. we'll dig into how important those endorsements are, coming up.
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partly cloudy skies early this morning will break and we'll see plenty of sunshine this afternoon. thanks to the wind shift from the north to south along with the wonderful sunshine, high temperatue football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, dropping only into the low 40s as winds continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees. areas south of i-80 may actually top out in the low
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us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances for rain and a few storms. today: mostly sunny and warmer. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 alo: 66 dbq: 64 iow: 67 63 to 69 tonight: mostly clear. wind: s 5-10. low: 44 alo: 44 dbq: 44 iow: 45 41 to 47 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: nw 15-25 high: 69 alo: 68 dbq: 66 iow: 69 66 to 72 tom. night: wind: n 5-15 low: 40 alo: 38 dbq: 40 iow: 40 37 to 43 monday: mostly sunny. high: 61 low: 40 tuesday: chance of showers. high: 61 low: 44 wednesday: showers and a few thunderstorm s likely. high: 63 low: 52 thursday: becoming partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 47 friday: partly cloudy. high: 60 low: 46 saturday:
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60 low: 46 sunday: partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 39
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more than 150 newspaper editorial boards are endorsing hillary clinton. just a handful favor donald trump. despite that, polls have the nominees only a few points apart. kcrg-tv9's washington correspondent ted fioraliso looked into the importance of endorsements .. in politics--- there's no such thing as a sure thing. eli yokley: 5009 not many people expected this race to be this close. this was
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between incumbent republican senator roy blunt and democratic challenger jason kander is heating up. the latest polls are telling--- blunt and kander are now neck and neck. political expert eli yokley says the tides changed when kander released his now infamous ad. i don't know that anyone in washington would be talking about jason kander if it weren't for that ad. it put him on the map nationally.democratic senate campaign committee communication s director sadie weiner says republicans made a grave mistake underestimating kander. sadie weiner for granted.weiner says kander's campaign is on the offense against blunt's family of lobbyists. the same attack was used against blunt in 20-10 unsuccessfully. sadie weiner what's really mattered in missouri has been roy blunt's inability to defend his record of helping his lobbyist family memberskande r is seen as the outsider to blunt's twenty plus years in washington- though
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state. alex miller : we reached out to the national republican senatorial committee to discuss blunt's strategy. they did not grant us an interview but sent us a statement saying quote kander would be a blank check rubber stamp to clinton and other liberals in congresseli yokley: he's just trying to make the case that jason kander is just another washington dc democrat.kander has put some distance between himself and the top of the ticket--- but so has blunt. while he's endorsed trump-he's distanced himself from the presidential nominee. the state president and blue for governor--- but it's anyone's guess what color the senate seat will be. eli yokley: i can't imagine many other senate races will be as tight as this one.reporting in washington, alex miller ky3news/ all presidential nominees have just a little more than 2 weeks to persuade voters. with election day now 17 days away, the nominees are focusing their time on key swing states. today republican donald trump plans to lay out plans for his first 100 days in office at an event in gettysburg pennsylvania. trump's policy adviser says the nominee will talk about his vision to quote 'restore our economy' and 'give the government back to the people'. democrat hillary clinton makes
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today. she was in ohio yesterday. whoever wins the state of ohio has gone on to win the election for the past several decades. yesterday in cleveland, clinton attacked trump's claim that she doesn't have the physical strength to run the country. " i have now spent for and a half hours on stage with donald, proving once again i have the stamina to be president. " recent polls show the state of ohio is a tossup nationally, the latest cnn poll shows clinton with a 5 point lead. today a halloween themed musical comes to cedar rapids. a showing of little shop of horrors also has something special tonight for the deaf community. we'll explain next in a live interview. a play tonight in cedar rapids
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musical with a little bit of horror thrown in just in time for halloween. here with more on little shop of horrors is matt ford with the rich heritage of cedar rapids theatre company. little shop of horrors seymour krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at
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crush on fellow co-worker audrey fulquard, and is berated by mr. mushnik daily. one day as seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls audrey ii. the plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper. soon enough, seymour feeds audrey's sadistic dentist later, mushnik for witnessing the death of audrey's ex. will audrey ii take over the world or will seymour and audrey defeat it? proceeds benefit boys and girls clubs of cedar rapids asl interpreter at 7:30 show. we'll take another look at your
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this afternoon. thanks to the wind shift from the north to south along with the wonderful sunshine, high temperatures will warm into the 60s. perfect football weather i'd say!the evening is pleasant as well. temperatures will stay mild, dropping only into the low 40s as winds continue out of the south. a few passing clouds will be all.sunday the sunshine returns and so do the warmer temperatures. expect highs nearing 70 degrees. areas south of i-80 may actually top out in the low 70s.this warmth will stick with us through the middle of next week until our next system moves in on wednesday bring chances
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