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cedar rapids police plan to give answers today to questions of what happened during a traffic stop two weeks ago. an officer shot a man, seriously injuring him. an iowa lawmaker is looking to make attacks on police officers a hate crime. people in eastern iowa are getting ready to join a national day of protest against the bakken oil pipeline. o'clock on november 15th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on another mild november day. first, we have some fog to deal with over portions of
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in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-1 cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46
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give us some new information today on a shooting that happened almost two weeks ago. that's when an officer shot a man during an overnight stop. . since then, police have released very little information a sp release a statement today on what happened during that traffic stop that turned violent. about 1:15 a-m on november 1st, officer lucas jones stopped jerime mitchell for a traffic violation near coe college in cedar rapids. police say the 2 men got into some sort of an altercation, and that's when jones fired his gun, seriously wounding mitchell. mitchell is still in the hospital. police say iowa law doesn't allow them to release dash cam video of the incident. but the iowa public information board disagrees. while the mitchell's family waits for the video, they
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help. the group is called showing up for racial justice. and they will be protesting at today's city council meeting. the newly formed is mostly white. their goal is to use what they call is their white privilege to defend people of color. they want to see the dash cam footage released, and they don't want to see the d-c-i investigating the incident "my understanding is the iowa dci and the linn county prosecutor have investigated the officer who participated in the shooting before and cleared him. they work closely with the local police departments. and we think a truly neutral investigation is l the organization say the family reached out to them for help. a state lawmaker from urbandale is working on a bill to make an assault on a police officer a hate crime. republican senator brad zaun plans to introduce legislation after the ambush earlier this month that killed these two officers.
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first degree murder. zaun says he would like to see harsher penalties for anyone who attacks law officers. " urbandale 1;58 it would increase punishment. i do that, i've communicated that to the chief of police in urbandale as well as des moines i do think urbandale and dm police think that would be helpful to them." republican state representative ken rizer of cedar rapids also wants tougher penalties for assault, attempted murder or other charges involving police has enhanced penalties for assaults on officers. governor terry branstad has not ruled out the death penalty for iowa. a republican - controlled legislature could lead to renewed dicussion. people in 2 eastern iowa cities are joining in a national movement today to stop the construction of the bakken oil pipeline. dubuque and iowa city are among the dozens of cities that will have events for a national day of action. the call to action comes from native american leaders at
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events in dubuque will start at 4 this afternoon at the clocktower. and in iowa city at army corps of engineers office at 3:30. in north dakota, the state capitol building went on a lockdown yesterday due to protesters. about 500 people gathered for the protest. no one was arrested. water protectors say the purpose of the event was to encourage even more people to join their cause. "we're here to represent the four different directions that have come here in ceremony and to pray for the state of north dakota." " protesters blocked traffic, which bismarck without a permit. the standing rock sioux tribe has filed a lawsuit to stop the pipeline, which the u-s army corps of engineers approved over the summer. iowa city police say a man with a gun tried to rob a woman, but he didn't get anything. a woman says she was in a parking lot at 625 south gilbert street at 8 last night when a man jumped out of a van, demanding money. she said she didn't have any and he drove away. no one was hurt. police say the suspect is thin
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shorts. waterloo police say they responded to an armed robbery at metro mart convenience store. that's at 23-32 falls avenue. officials say they were called to the store around 9 last night. no one was injured. drivers on highway 20 can try out a new interchange this morning. the highway 20 interchange on the west side of dyersville is officially opening today. that's in dubuque county. officials are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30 this morning. for a m their time is devoted to taking care of them. variety children's charity helps those families take care of their other needs. and for the next two days, you have a chance to help them too. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us live from k-m-r-y radio in cedar rapids. brea, how can people help? chris and nicole, that's right things will get going here in half an hour. over the
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will be live from kmry helping out with it's radiothon. all you need to do is call 319-378-6400. here to talk to me is.. could you tell us more about variety? what does the money go toward? how can people donate? caring for a critically ill child is difficult; mentally, emotionally and financially. the compassion fund allows front line social workers to identify needs and distribute funds immediately, providing much needed relief for families. compassion fund are raised through our annual radiothon. which supports children and their families at unitypoint health st. luke's - cedar rapids and mercy medical cedar rapids. every donation large and small helps provide relief and hope to families seeking care. partnering again with our friends at kcrg-tv, the 2016 compassion fund radiothon will be held tuesday and
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ways you can help sick kids and their families in eastern iowa. variety partners with iowa hospitals to help critically ill children and their families by providing comfort, care and fulfilling immediate needs such as: a gas card for frequent travel to appointments meals for a parent who spends weeks at the hospital payment of immediate bills such as phone, heat or electricity a birthday cake for a child who will spend their special day in a hospital bed care for siblings when parents need to stay with their ill child again you can live in cedar rapids, brea love,
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could say "no" to raising the minimum wage. this comes as some business owners in the county are facing concerns of how they will manage to pay employees.
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portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all
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highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly wind: se 5-15. low: 46 plan on another mild november day. first, we have some fog to deal with over portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check
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going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46 not moving along the city of lisbon is possibly
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increase. the lisbon city council passed the first reading of an ordinance to keep the state's wage. the council needs to pass it two more times to make it official. the state minimum wage is seven-25 per hour. but earlier this year, linn county approved an increase that takes effect in january. the wage will go up by a dollar
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one business owner in lisbon says the issue is important for people who depend on minimum wage jobs. so she would have supported a small increase, but not one that's too substantial. "so it think it needs to go up a little bit. i think they really need to look at how far they can go to get the small businesses to be able to afford their own life as well " alburnett and ely have alread have a final vote later this month. politically appointed leaders within the u-s department of agriculture are swapping out. in today's agribusiness report, u-s-d-a leaders reflect on the obama administration's influence on rural development. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. welcome to the agribusiness
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in presidential administrations just two months away.. politically appointed leaders within the u-s-d-a are swapping out. director for u-s-d-a rural development ko-lean callahan is getting ready to move on.. she says rural development was able to invest about one billion dollars during the obama administration ... impacting hundreds of thousands of producers.. those producers now are in market.. by 2019.. that's expected to be a 20 billion dollar value.. she says the obama administration had four pillars: production agriculture, biobased economy, conservation, and local food systems. those pillars influenced how they invested money.. and while there's uncertainty in how the u-s- d-a will change.. the staff in offices around the country will stay the same.. and the on- going programs will stick around.. for now.. "a new administration will come in and
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they'll have their own initiatives. but in the mean time, while we are under a continuing resolution financially and until that gets extended or or until there is a full budget that has been approved it really will be business as usual so it will stay the same until it changes." callahan adds.. looking back.. illinois and iowa have specifically benefited from rural development's value added producer grant. whic producers.. process or market their food.. ---- cattle are managing a little upward movement.. but the grain markets are starting off the week in the red.. the colfax sheep and goat auction on saturday saw a good run of 461 head of sheep. feeder lambs fetched the days high average price of $1.96 per pound, while fed lambs averaged $1.37 per pound. the 77 head goats at the auction
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per head. ---- a european union commission wants to better protect its farmers from environmental
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swings.. and.. they are recommending a change to a u-s style of private insurance systems.. they recommend the e-u.. move away from the ad hoc or specific purpose.. style of disaster payments sent to farmers in 2015 and this year.. the commission wants to see a unif union.. much like the united states'.. ---- 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 section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard plan on another mild november
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p especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today:
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high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46 plan on another mild november day. first, we have some fog to deal with over portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going i to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46 keeping a clear mind and a
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parts of being an athlete. and it can be even more difficult when there are distractions on the sidelines. here's this week's golden klutz awards. let's start off with the michigan football team who tried cover the walls and turn the pink lockeroom to maze and blue. well how did that workout i can still see pink. and not everybody thought the hawkeyes were going to lose saturday night. this
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little off but the outcome was the same. best dancing mom of the week. we will come back to her and they had a little problem on the links this week and it's never a good idea to drill you own player right to the other team goooooal! and it's never a good idea to fight you own team for a rebound. and if your going to try an over the head no look pass make sure their is somebody their and it's never a good idea to beat you own goalie. nor is it a good idea to won't get credited in the stat column. worst throw. oops straight up in the air who turtle waxed the pig skin. and how bout the kanasa player who laid in the endzone and tried to camaflage himself. and finally let's finish this thing with dancing mom you go mom good night investigators are learning more
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and firefighters say unexpected problems slowed them down while trying to put out the flames. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now,
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early morning news. family members who own a
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that burned down say they first want to salvage any memories from the rubble and then decide what to do next. police around the country and here in iowa are investigating hate crimes. one victim says the president-elect's plea to stop isn't enough. a sick child is not only tough for families for obvious reasons, but it can have a ripple effect. that's why a fundraiser to help starts up today good tuesday morning! it's 530 on november . first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast and he joins us from kmry radio for the two days of compassion event to help critically ill children, kaj... plan on another mild november day. first, we have some fog to deal with over portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots,
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generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy your day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46
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in oelwein now say an over-heated chicken roaster started the fire that destroyed their building. the family is now picking through the wreckage of the more than 50 year old restaurant. the fire happened late saturday afternoon. when firefighters arrived, they found heavy flames in the kitchen, which quickly spread to the ceiling. the building is a total loss, but no one was hurt. kcrg-tv9's jordee kalk trying to find bits of their history amid the damage. jordee: now the family of luigi is planning to come out to this site today to rummage through and see anything salvageable. really family just tells me they are looking for things that could be memories of this restaurant. 44:10, "some of the items we might want to save are under layers of debris." on monday, stasi family from across the country gathered to survey the damage. family say the restaurant was their father, luigi's, passion. even at 84 years old, luigi would still work 70 hours a week or more in his restaurant. family say he made the eatery an icon for this
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too soon to tell what's next for the restaurant. jordee: again the family doesn't exactly know what's next for this restaurant but the family says they are going to work with luigi to try to determine if they will rebuild. in oelwein, jordee kalk, kcrg tv9 news. investigators say hoarding made it difficult for house fire. authorities say 86 year old stanley strock died in the hospital. firefighters pulled him from his burning home yesterday morning. fire investigators think the indianola man was a hoarder. they say his belongings were piled to the ceiling. "17:03-"there was a lot of debris throughout the house, the
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tapes, stacked high..." " investigators say the fire appears to be accidental. they say the home didn't have working smoke detectors. des moines police are investigating a case of racial vandalism at a southside apartment complex. kirsten grant found the words "white power" in written on her apartment door sunday afternoon. she is bi-racial and worries that someone did this as a result of the presidential election. grant says she's lived here with her family for more than a year and targeted until this incident. she says donald trump's request for people to stop the violence during an interview with 60 minutes isn't enough. "i think it's pathetic stop it! are you serious! that's all you have to say, stop it? " last week, drake university suspended 4 students for putting racial slurs on the dorm room door of a hispanic student. today, police in iowa city are investigating a note someone left outside the home of a sudanese-american family.
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- found this message late friday night. the note told the family to quote "go home now" with derogatory terms and used the hashtag trump. samel say his family contacted police, but an officer never showed up to their home to take a picture, or get a statement. but since news of the note, neighbors have left flowers and baked goods for the family. there are now messages of support on the sidewalk near samel's home. he says he's thankful for his neighbors' support and feels like his family belongs in the community. will not frighten me because i have no where to go this is my country this is my community this is where i belong " police say an officer should have followed up with the family. they say they are now investigating this incident as a hate crime. a group of peaceful protesters in dubuque is seeing a boost in the number of people gathering. dubuque's peace and justice committee meets at this corner every monday holding signs to support peace. but yesterday, a few dozen more people joined the
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what they call president- elect trump's rhetoric. but they also add they're against protestors causing disruption and destruction. about 60 people attended monday afternoon's event. president obama is calling for unity as president-elect trump prepares to run the country. as a-b-c's janai norman reports, the trump administration is looking at former new york city mayor rudy guiliani as a leading contender to serve as secretary of state. president obama not backing down over concerns about whether donald trump has the temperament to serve as concerns? absolutely. of course, i have concerns. this as trump's transition team faces more backlash over the appointment of steve bannon as senior advisor. a champion of the alt- right?a conservative movement many say is fueled by racism, sexism and anti-semitism. sot mark potok splc: "i think steven bannon's appointment to be a senior adviser to donald trump is an
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the man slated to help shape the white house message published headlines like these during his time at breitbart media: "hoist it high and proud: the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage, "birth control makes women unattractive and crazy," and this one, calling conservative analyst bill kristol a quote "renegade jew" since trump's victory - concerns that type of rhetoric is trickling down. nats - white power in one pennsylvania school students taunted with trump slogans. nats - build the wall. sot trump: "i am so saddened to hear that. and i say, "stop it." trump on 60 minutes working to ease fears. sot trump: "don't be afraid. we are going to bring our country back. but certainly, don't be afraid" jn tag: and a phone call between vladimir putin & trump - the kremlin saying the two agreed to try to mend ties between the us and russia. jn abc news washington. caring for a critically ill
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ways...sometimes struggling mentally, emotionally and financially. the variety children's charity's compassion fund helps parents with those difficulties. the organization's two days of compassion kicks off today. kcrg-t radio in cedar rapids. brea, volunteers are ready to take donations now? chris and nicole, that's right things will get going here in half an hour. over the next two days we will be live from kmry helping out with it's radiothon. all you need to do is call 319-378-6400. here to talk to me is.. could you tell us more about variety? what does the money go toward? how can people donate? caring for a critically ill
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financially. the compassion fund allows front line social workers to identify needs and distribute funds immediately, providing much needed relief for families. donations for the compassion fund are raised through our annual radiothon. which supports children and their families at unitypoint health st. luke's - cedar rap every donation large and small helps provide relief and hope to families seeking care. partnering again with our friends at kcrg-tv, the 2016 compassion fund radiothon will be held tuesday and wednesday, november 15th & 16th. listen and watch for ways you can help sick kids and their families in eastern iowa. variety partners with iowa hospitals to help critically ill children and their families by providing comfort, care and fulfilling immediate needs such as:
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meals for a parent who spends weeks at the hospital payment of immediate bills such as phone, heat or electricity a birthday cake for a child who will spend their special day in a hospital bed care for siblings when parents need to stay with their ill child again you can donate by calling 319-378-6400. live in cedar rapids, brea love, kcrg-tv nine news. billions of dollars to fix cars that are rusting sooner than they should. people claim the company did not give the cars the proper care when they were in production. meteorologist kaj o'mara is next with your first alert forecast. stay with us. plan on another mild november
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some fog to deal with over portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs
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plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well down into the 20s. enjoy
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sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15.
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non-profits in its apple pay feature. starting soon users can give money to dozens of organizations through the application. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine.
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and finished almost unchanged monday. technology companies took big losses for fear about their overseas revenue, but
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bond yields. warren buffett's company, berkshire hathaway, is buying stake in several major airlines. the billionaire investor has avoided the sector in the past despite berkshire hathaway owning a private jet company. buffett says he has purchased 21-point-8 million shares of american, 6-point-3 million of delta, and 4-point-5 million shares of united. toyota has reached a $3.4 billion dollar settlement to repair millions of 2005 to 2010 tacoma pick up sport utility vehicles. plaintiffs accused the automaker of not treating the vehicles with proper rust protection. toyota will inspect vehicle frames for rust erosion and replace them for free if necessary. the company will also refund past maintenance and replacement costs. apply pay is expanding its service to non-profits. shoppers can pay at stores with the tap of a button and use it for online transactions. starting next week, the american
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will start accepting donations via apple pay. other charities are coming soon. american apparel has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the 2nd time. it's been a year since it last filed for bankruptcy. gildan activewear has agreed to a $66 million dollar deal to acquire intellectual property assets and inventory from american apparel. it's here's a live look at on our city cam.
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day. first, we have some fog to deal with over portions of eastern iowa. it may be thick in spots, especially the farther northwest you go. highs will generally be in the upper 50s to lower 60s this afternoon. plan on more mild weather on wednesday and especially on thursday. the reality check we have been waiting for will arrive on friday night going into the weekend. so far, we haven't had to run the furnace too hard. that all changes this weekend with highs struggling to hit 40 and lows well day!today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 61 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: se 5-15. high: 62 tom. night: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15. low: 46 thanks kaj. here's a look at today's top
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today, the cedar rapids police department says it will release more information on an officer involved shooting that happened two weeks ago. police say officer lucas jones shot jerime mitchell after an altercation during a traffic stop near coe college. some people want police to release dash camera footage, but police say they can't for legal reasons. the iowa public information board disagrees.
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state hosted mount st. mary's tonight at hilton. it was bombs away early naz mitrou long stops and pops from three point land and boy do they have some shooters on this team.. matt thomas with the triple for three of his 13 points and the cyclones jumped out to a 19-4 lead nick wy showtime for two of his 10 off the bench.. and monte morris with another big game with the drive and kiss for two his 18. and how bout the oop to deonte burton who throws it down and iowa state raises their record 2-0 with the 73-55 win. to football and the big 10 handed out awards today and big jaleel johnson was named the defensive player of the week for his career high 9 tackles..a sack and the safety in the 14-13
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ranked michigan.. manny rugamba making the start for the injured greg mabin at corner was named the co- freshman of the week. and kieth duncan was named the special teams player of the week with game winning field goal..its always fun to find out how many players actually watched the field goal and how they celebrated. i've never been sicker to my stomach waiting for that kick to go. i actually sat right their i just stre about it some guys wee closing their eyes i wanted to watch the while thing and it was awesome ran out there and people started coming from everywhere so got in the fetal position tru to help yourself out. i held my own out their almost got dragged down a little bit. one of my big mistakes because of my helmet off and i jumped on a pile big guy i had helmet off too. worst decision i ever made. a big fan landed on you. i
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much people. sot :41 oc: "too much people " and finally it's that time of
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starting off with a live look at . it's tuesday, november 15th. here's what you need to know today. a family is searching for memories in what's left of their restaurant. they think a chicken roaster over heated, sparking the fire at luigi's restaurant in oelwein. police in different cities in iowa are suspects wrote racist messages to people in des moines and iowa city. today, we expect to get more information about a traffic stop that turned violent in cedar rapids. police haven't said much about an officer who shot a man two weeks ago. some people in 2 cities in eastern iowa are protesting today against the dakota access pipeline. its part of an effort in cities across the country. today and tomorrow, you can give money to families in cedar rapids who have critically sick children. it's through a radiothon that gives money to the

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