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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. a tight race for election day. hillary clinton and donald trump are in a dead heat in several key battleground states. early voting ends. the johnson county au ahead of election day. " it's the final countdown.to the presidential election. i'm samantha-jo roth in new york city. i'll introduce you to staff members of both campaigns. who have stood by their candidates through the entire process." good tuesday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 8th. here's
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has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a breezy and cooler election day. clouds should clear the area by 8am at the latest, allowing for sunny sky today. temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce back well into the 50s by 2- 3pm. plan on wind speeds anywhere fr of the northwest. through the rest of the week, the sky generally remains clear with highs well into the 50s and 60s as well as lows primarily into the 40s. the next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tonight: mostly clear and cooler. wind: n 5-10. low: 34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 37 thanks kaj. election day 2016 i
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ahead. the new abc news tracking poll has hillary clinton holding onto a 4 point lead at 47 and trump at 43. a-b-c's elizabeth hur is in washington with this report. dueling rallies kicking off decision day in america.. trump: "so it's now officially tuesday november 8th." clinton: "well, i got to tell you this is sure worth staying you up for." just after midnight.. more famous friends joining hillary clinton at her
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celebrity support from lady gaga to jon bon jovi and bruce springsteen in the crucial final hours.. bruce performing?w hile.. donald trump.. made his closing arguments in michigan with running mate mike pence.. arguing they doesn't need any big names to win.. pointing to his standing-room-only crowds.. trump: "today is our independence day." election day voting officially kicked off at the stroke of midnight in the small community of dixville notch, new hampshire.. this morning.. trump and clinton.. after criss- crossing the country.. are back in their home state of new york to cast their ballots.. two of the least liked candidates in history.. now leaving everything to voters. trump "we will make america safe again! we will make america great again!" clinton: "there is no reason, my friends, why america's best days are not ahead of us if we reach for them together." lls throughout iowa open at 7
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thousands of voters across all of the precincts. johnson county saw a robust number of early voters yesterday. the auditors office says more than 1,300 people already cast their ballots. election workers reviewed these numbers all last night. staffers say those numbers will determine the amount of workers at swisher, shueyville, all sort of bedroom precincts that don't tend to vote early so it doesn't surprise us when we see they're at 20 to 30 percent of registered voters. and we already planned to have more staff there in the mornigns and afternoons. " polls are open until 9 tonight. the auditor's office wants to remind people that they can still register to vote at polling places. just need to bring a photo i-d and a proof of residence.
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pick 3 candidates to represent them in washington d.c. that includes a senate seat where six-term republican incumbent chuck grassley is up for reelection. his challenger is democrat patty judge. in iowa's first congressiona l district, which covers cedar rapids, waterloo and dubuque, one-term republican incumbent rod blum is running against democrat monica vernon. iowa's second district is southeast iowa, including iowa city and davenport. five-term democratic incumbent ve peters. today people in linn county will be voting on a $40 million dollar bond issue. most of the money from the bond would fund water and land protection to improve water quality and mitigate flooding. some would also pay for improving parks and trails in linn county. if it passes, the owner of a home worth $140,000 dollars would pay an additional $27 dollars a year. a member of the board of conservation says the the improvements would have a long-lasting impact.
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towards an effort it doesn't go very far. but all of us together, this can go really far and have a positive impact, um for the residents here today but also the residents here tomorrow. " the bond issue requires a 60% super majority to pass. lines to vote are not just for election day. quite a few people were in line at the linn county auditor's office yesterday. the auditor estimates there were 200 voters in line at one time yesterday. at wait was more than 40 minutes at the auditor's office in cedar rapids. one woman says she voted early to avoid the rush. "i figured today would be a better day. tomorrow is gonna be really busy and long. so i decided to come out today and let my vote matter." some people decided the line was too long yesterday and left before voting. linn county is recommending people stay patient and expect long lines today. "it will be over with soon, so thank goodness "
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glad it's done " election day will mean the end for campaigns. has the 2016 political season "stressed you out"? a new survey from the american psychological association shows that 52% of adults across say this election is a significant source of stress. many waiting in line to vote also agree. one political analyst is worried the stress won't end after today. "the election may well be over tomorrow night, ,but the nastiness will still be there, the ugliness will continue unf and today, we hope you'll stay with t-v 9 for election coverage. first follow us on social media for updates all day, and share your voting experience with the hashtag i-a votes. when the polls close at 9, join us for a facebook live look at election results with some analysis. and don't miss a special edition of the t-v 9 news at 10 when we'll have live reports of key races across the state. in a tv-9 follow-up this
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demaning police release dash camera video showing an officer shooting a man during a traffic stop one week ago today. police say the law prevents them from releasing it, but legal experts disagree. police officer lucas jones shot jeremy mitchell during what police call an altercation between the 2 men near the coe college campus. the gunfire seriously wounded mitchell and he is still in the hospital. under iowa law, police are not required to release investigative reports. attorney michael of information council says that does not pertain to video evidence. "there is nothing holding police back from releasing the footage. there is no legislative restriction, or any other restriction under iowa law. " the iowa freedom of information council says iowa's open records law gives police the sole discretion to release dash camera video of any incident. iowa city police this morning
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week has died. kcrg-tv9 confirmed the man was taken to the university of iowa hospitals and clinics after falling. we are working with authorities to get more details on this developing story. a maquoketa man has pleaded guilty to distributing a mixture of drugs that led to one person dying. the u-s attorney's office says 22-year-old joshua manning pleaded guilty to 1 count of conspiracy to distribute heroin and furanyl fentanyl. manning admitted to distributing the drugs in march. he faces at least sentenced to life. we all see the candidates out front -- but, in each campaign, hundreds of workers put their careers in the balance with each election. from the iowa caucuses to today, we look at two presidential campaign staffers who are trying to finish what
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should clear the area by 8am at the latest, allowing for sunny sky today. temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce
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anywhere from 10-20 much of the day out of the northwest. through the rest of the week, the sky generally remains clear with the 40s. the next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind:
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and cooler. wind: n 5-10. low: 34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 37 thanks kaj. after 594 days of a spirited and
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is finally in sight. staffers of the trump and clinton camps are reflecting on the process, from the days before the iowa caucus to the finish. kcrg-tv9's samantha-jo roth is in new york with their story. as hillary clinton and donald trump get out the vote in the final hours of the campaign. it's their dedicated staff behind-the-scenes who are putting everything them elected. lily adams, hillary clinton campaign @:10- :13 "it's really a privilege to do this kind of work." lily adams has played a major role on clinton's campaign throughout the entire process. relocating to iowa a year ahead of the caucus. lily adams, hillary clinton campaign @:20- :22 "i think those of us who have been around since iowa, still feel so united by that experience of going through the
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clinton headquarters in brooklyn. trying to finish what she started. lily adams, hillary clinton campaign @:32- :35 "obviously, if it was going to be easy to elect the first woman president, people would have done it a long time ago." samantha-jo roth, trump tower @:36-:49 "just miles away, the trump operation is based here inside trump tower. but you'll hardly ever find former apprentice contestant and advisor, tana goetz here. she's traveling the country, trying to secure wins for trump in battleground states, particularly in iowa." tana goertz, donald trump campaign @:49-:51 "i think i've been to maybe 20 of the 50 states. being the face of this campaign in iowa, it's all on my back. i told m win this, and we have to win this." goertz has worked with the campaign since day one. serving as trump's iowa co-chair before the caucus. now she's one of his top advisors. tana goertz, donald trump campaign @1:08-1:11 've never lost sight of his tale said win, lose or draw, my loyalty to donald trump will never change." two women. tnessing the process come full circle. as the peoeake theirfin conservation reserve program. how many acres small- scale grazing operations can enroll, in today's agribusiness report. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good
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the u-s government every year agrees to pay rent to farmers to take sensitive land out of production. it's called the conservation reserve program.. or c-r-p.. and on friday.. they're grazing operations.. operations with 100 or fewer head of grazing dairy cows.. or the equivalent.. can submit applications to enroll up to 200 acres of grassland per farm.. the u-s-d-a says this gives livestock operations an opportunity to achieve environmental and economic benefits.. farmers have to apply for the c-r-p benefits by december 16th.. offers selected will be enrolled beginning october 2017.. ---- officials from the obama administration and other
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ramping up efforts to build support for ratifying the 12 country pact. the international center for trade says the election politics surrounding t-p-p has put the obama administration in a difficult position... as both presidential candidates oppose the t- p-p.. one issue is house speaker paul ryan says he won't put the vote forward if there aren't enough votes.. and opposition in his home state of wisconsin puts pressure on him to block the deal.. a majority of wisconsin dairy farmers voi current form in a poll by the wisconsin farmers union.. nearly 80 percent of the one thousand farmers surveyed favored congress rejecting or putting a moratorium on the deal.. they say they want imported milk protein concentrates and other low-cost import concerns resolved.. they focus primarily on new zealand, saying tpp would displace wisconsin milk and cheese production. ---- with the elections and a big crop report this week.. the markets are
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"we did test the low end of the new range, we saw the market break through the $9.80 figure and trade up above $10 in the november board here." "a week or so ago and we fell back, tested the bottom and seemed to be showing a bit of strength here as we start the week out. we did see some export sale announcement s and we've had 300 million bushel of soybeans shipped in the last three weeks. so that's nothing to sneeze at and the market's paying attention to that. everyone's waiting rig see where we head as we move forward. again same thing we're a little rangebound there." "we saw a higher week overall last week we did have a bit of a weak close there on friday and a bit of a continuation on this week and that. same story, rallies are probably going to be meant to be sold for a while and we'll probably remain rangebound." "same think as what we see in cattle, we see this huge supply in hogs, but in the same
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without much in the way of any big story again, we'll probably just continue to trade in that rangebound fashion." ---- and that wraps up the show for today.. thanks for tuning in.. i hope to see you again next time. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard stop right where you are! the mannequin challenge is taking over social media... and the dallas cowboys moved it from locker room to the team plane. that's in this week's golden
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plan on a breezy and cooler
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should clear the area by 8am at the latest, allowing for sunny sky today. temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce back well into the 50s by 2- 3pm. plan on wind speeds anywhere from 10-20 much of the week, the sky generally remains clear with highs well into the 50s and 60s as well as lows primarily into the 40s. the next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tonight: mostly clear and cooler. wind: n 5-10. low: 34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear.
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there comes a time in every game and competition where there is a chance for greatness. and then there are other times where greatness just isn't in the playbook. we've got more of those miss opportunities let's start off with the squirrel who ran onto the field at lambeau. how bout qb drew lock the south carolina fans thru a water bottle and he picked it up and drank it and i
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happens who turtle waxed the pigskin. it could be worse some how the ball could get stuckn your back and you flick right to the other team. or you could be jay cutler and your receiver in the back of the head. to hoops and former badger sam decker wide open for dunk or not. worst shit the knicks joe kim noa it by 3 feet. another their is a reason they are not guarding him. how can miss a 15 footer that bad and this fan hit a halcourter for 20 grand he's taking the check right to the bank and he was outdone by this laker fan who won 30 grand. for this half court heave. best mannequin challenge the dallas
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tony romo they stuffed in the over head compartment. and these mannequin challenges are taking off here the giants in the lockeroom. pretty good. and finally lets end this thing with a little champaign shower for bill murray good night it's all in the voters hands now. election day is finally here and the two major party presidential candidates made their final appeal to voters overnight. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source,
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november 8th " "i really believe it's the most important election of our lifetimes because we have never had a clearer choice. " election day is finally here and
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donald trump finished out campaigning with midnight events. today, hundreds will gather again to lay a fallen officer to rest. yesterday, many said goodbye to a des moines sergeant killed last week. good tuesday morning! it's 530 on november 8th. here is a live look at . has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a breezy and cooler election day. clouds should clear the area by 8am at
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temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce back well into the 50s by 2- 3pm. plan on wind speeds anywhere from 10-20 much of the day out of the northwest. through the rest of the week, the sky generally remains clear with highs well into the 50s and 60s as well as lows primarily into the 40s. the next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tonight: mostly clear and cooler. wind: n 5-10. low: 34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 37 thanks kaj. have both wrapped up their campaigns and will be in new york to await the results of today's history election. a-b-c's arienne bankert and kenneth moton have a look at the candidates' final day on the campaign trail. nats grand rapids early tuesday
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wrapping a campaign blitz. sot trump "so it's now officially tuesday november 8th." rallying his supporters in trump "today is our independence day. today the american working class is going to strike back, finally." the republican nominee's last stop capping a marathon day of 8 states in 24 hours .. including florida and new hampshire. ...long lines of supporters waiting overnight to see him. sot trump "we're winning ohio. we're winning iowa. we're winning we think new hampshire." donald trump returning to new york to vote at 10 a.m. bankert on camera: and just outside of trump headquarters and across
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presence on this historic election day. adrienne banker, abc news, new york nats clinton in philly and i'm kenneth moton with the clinton campaign?a woman on the cusp of history standing with this nation's rst black president in frtof th. sot hrc 21:25:17 i will be a president for all americans this unprecedente d image?the clintons and the obamas united. sot pre you to work as hard as you can this one last day to elect my fellow american, this fighter, this stateswoman nats the boss overnight, clinton received some star studded help from the boss bruce springsteen, jon bon jovi and lady gaga who made her way to battleground north carolina. clinton?making her closing argument. sot hrc love trumps hate, thank you, let's go vote north carolina clinton and trump?both holding their election night parties here in new york city but we've learned they'll watch the results come in just a block away from each other. with the clinton campaign, kenneth moton, abc news, new york. plenty of iowans vote early,
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d 9 mse other questions could remain. if you're trying to locate your polling place, you can find it on the secraryos website. in iowa, you can register to vote on election day with a driver's license or photo i-d with proof of address. and officials encourage voters, but do not require them, to vote for every issue on the ballot. "8;30 you can vote for any race or no race you want. do you have to fill in every oval of every race, so say you have to vote straight party? you don't. -8;38 " another important note, it's illegal to take selfies at the ballot box, and you're no talk politics with other voters. eastern iowans will also get to pick 3 candidates to represent them in washington d.c. that includes a senate seat where six-term republican incumbent chuck grassley is up for reelection. his challenger is democrat patty judge. in iowa's first congressiona l district, which covers cedar rapids, waterloo and dubuque, one-term republican incumbent rod blum is running against democrat monica vernon. iowa's second district is southeast iowa,
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dave loebsack is facing republican christopher peters. voters in linn county also have a chance to reduce the size of the board of supervisors from 5 members to 3. people supporting the change say it would cut costs in the county. kevin kula started circulating the petition a year ago. he believes the board members are overpaid for the amount of work they do. right now, the pay for each supervisor is more than $103,000 dollars. if voters approve the change, the also have to redesign the districts each supervisor would represent, reducing them from 5 to 3. supervisor amy johnson opposes the change. "when you have five supervisors, um you have people representing people in all those small towns of linn county. ya know-central city, palo, prairieburg. and i think people in those towns would really suffer if they didn't have their voices heard through a representative." we reached out to kevin kula
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he did not respond. if the ballot issue passes, the terms for all 5 supervisors would be up by the end of 2018. people in marion will vote on a referendum today on how to elect their city council members. right now, the city has 3 at large council members and 4 ward council members. but the entire city is allowed to vote for all 7 council members. the proposed change would have people elect 1 member from their own ward, plus the 3 at-large voters in iowa city can decide on a measure that could lower the number of signatures needed to bring future initiatives and referendums in front of the city council. current code says at least 25% of the number of people who vote in the last city election has to sign the document. if this measure passes today, it would lower that number to 10%. today, we hope you'll stay with t-v 9 for election coverage. first, follow us on social media for updates all day, and share your voting experience with the hashtag i-a
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us for a facebook live to look at election results with some analysis. and don't miss a special edition of the t-v 9 news at 10 when we'll have live reports of key races across the state. at the state level, both democrats and republicans are trying to hang onto their respective majorities in the legislature. democrats have a slim majority in the senate -- 26-24. for re-election. republicans control the iowa house 57-43. despite national headlines about rigged elections, volunteers in the marshall county auditor's office are confident in their techniques. this is marshall county's 6th election in the past year and a half. so authorities say their security techniques are well tested. the commissioner of elections says her voting equipment can't be targeted by outside computer hackers
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other little security things - can't tell you all of our secrets.so." " the county auditor says they also put a band-aid seal on the door, to see if someone tampers with the room holding early and absentee ballots. after a week of getting your votes, kcrg-tv9 and hills bank and trust are happy to announce november's student of the month. 17-year-old ryan adams is our november student of the month. ryan is a senior from independence and excels in academics, athletics, and the arts. he participates t-v news production, among many other activities. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. friends and family will gather this morning for the funeral for urbandale police officer justin martin. martin - and another officer - died in what police call separate "ambush-style attacks". his funeral is at 11-40 a-m in his hometown of rockwell city. we will broadcast the funeral live on kcrg 9.2 and on kcrg.com. this comes after those close to
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rest yesterday. yesterday, people filled the lutheran church of hope in west des moines for sgt. beminio's funeral. he was the other officer killed last wednesday in the attacks. the 11-year veteran of the des moines police force leaves behind a wife and 3 children. he was also an eastern iowa native -- part of the class of 1996 at iowa city west high school. in a eulogy, the des moines police chief told people sergeant beminio wasn't just good at this job, he was great at this job. "45 if god could handcraft the perfect police office tony. command presence oozed from his pores. but his size and strength were just a small part of who he was. he was intelligent, organized, creative, and detailed. " hundreds of police vehicles from all over the state later escorted sergeant beminio's body to his final resting place, glendale cemetery.
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of notification when police started investigating a classroom helper. authorities are looking into allegations that the helper inappropriately touched
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should clear the area by 8am at the latest, allowing for sunny sky today. temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce back
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plan on wind speeds anywhere from 10-20 much of the day out of the northwest. through the rest of the week, the sky generally remains clear with highs well into the 50s and 60s as well as lows next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58
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34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 37
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at starry district is frustrated after she says her child is the victim of abuse. a marion police department investigator contacted the mother last wednesday. she wants to remain anonymous. police told her they're investigating a high school helper for inappropriate ly touching students in her child's class. the school didn't notify her, and she wants other parents to be aware of what's happening.
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about the situation, but don't you have the right to know who is in your school? who's in your child school, who's interacting with your children." we reached out to marion police and the department confirmed the investigation but didn't give us many details. no one has been charged. we also reached out to marion independent school district. in a statement, the district says... "we are aware of some allegations regarding improprieties that may have c classrooms. the matter has been turned over to the police department for investigation". americans are borrowing more money now than they did a year ago. while that means more people are in debt, it also means people are more comfortable with their finances. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine. it's
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9 consecutive days of losses. polls showing a tightening presidential race sparked those 9 days of losses. the dow jones surged 371 points. the s&p 500 was up 46 points, and the nasdaq rose 119 points. the federal reserve said consumers borrowed more in september. that's a sign that recent job growth and wage increases have left americans feeling a little bit
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has climbed at an annual pace of 6.3%. revolving credit which includes credit cards has posted an annual gain of 5.2%. the non-revolving category which includes auto and student loans has risen 6.7% over the past year. fewer print newspapers are in circulation now than years ago, but many have big print plans for election day. the rush for old-fashioned papers the day after president newspapers printing extra copies and setting up temporary retail stands this year. it's here's a live look at on our city cam. stay with kcrg-tv9.
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should clear the area by 8am at the latest, allowing for sunny sky today. temperatures will initially fall through around 10am, then bounce back well into the 50s by 2- 3pm. plan on wind speeds anywhere from 10-20 much of the
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the week, the sky generally remains clear with highs well into the 50s and 60s as well as lows primarily into the 40s. the next best chance for any measurable rain isn't until at least 7 days from now. have a good election day!today: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tonight: mostly clear and cooler. wind: n 5-10. low: 34 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-10. high: 58 tom. night: clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 37 thanks kaj.
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millions of people across the country are heading out to vote today. last night, both major party presidential candidates held midnight campaign events. donald trump spoke in michigan and hillary clinton was in north carolina. both will be in new york results. today, fellow officers and loved ones will lay to rest urbandale officer justin martin. he was 1 of 2 officers killed in ambush style attacks last week. yesterday, it was des moines sergeant tony beminio's funeral. officer martin's funeral is at 11:40 this morning in rockwell city, which is his hometown.
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the ko-hawks will wrap up the regular season at simpson saturday and then get ready for the d-3 playoffs and hopefully a first round home game.. it was great to have the team as guest for on iowa live tonight. tyler staker is in his first year as head coach at coe taking over for his dad steve who is still on the staff as the defensive line coach. are you got one thing over your dad you're un yet i don't think i will he's taught me a lot and we're just having a fantastic season so far. your dad can go back and say you know like 2012 we were 10-0 you were the head coach that exactly but i don't know what he's gonna do for an encore first year head coaching undefeated i don't know where it's going to go over here is pretty awesome. but i guess what i'm really proud of is how he's always handle this team handle
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players what's the dynamics now obviously it changed? i think it has worked out well now on morning i go play 9 holes of golf. sot :46 oc: "9 holes of golf " followed by laughter downtown cedar rapids will be packed tomorrow with the start of the state volleyball tournament. the 5a schools will get started tomorrow at noon. one of the hottest teams coming in are the linn-mar lions who will play ankeny at 2:00. linn mar has won 9 straight games and the lions are accident. i really think that we didn't overdo it early sometimes i think you can burn players out if you go to hard to early i also tried to save things for us to work on so their would be that high expectations and that i am excitement about the game we are really excited :16 oc: "we are excited about " and finally it's that time of
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starting off with a live look at . it's tuesday, november 8th, election day. here's what you need to know today. "there is no reason my friends why americans best days are not ahead of us if we reach for them together." "real change also means restoring honesty to our government so the first thing we should do-- let's get rid of hillary ok? " presidential candidates made their final speeches overnight before voters decide the election today. polling places open at 7 a-m and auditor's offices around the state are getting ready for long lines. johnson county say they are allocating employees where they're needed most. eastern iowans will also vote across 2 congressional districts. along with a u.s. senate race. today, family, friends, and fellow officers will

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