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thanksgiving travel. despite record numbers, most people say their holiday trips are running smoothly. cooking is common ground. kids of different faith found they have the same goal for their community. celebrating early. those who enjoyed the salvation army thanksgiving say it's more than a meal. good thursay morning! it's 4:30 on november city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... happy thanksgiving! plan on a cloudy one with temperatures only around 40 for a high. fog shouldn't be a concern around the midwest today. late tonight into friday, a weak system is still set to move across the region.
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showers will probably accompany this, mainly between midnight and 6am, though little or no accumulation is expected anywhere. saturday continues to look good with highs well into the 40s. on sunday, our next area of low pressure arrives and it should generate some rainfall by afternoon as well as increasing wind. have a great thanksgiving!t oday: cloudy and cool. wind: w 5-10. high: 40 tonight: chance of flurries or light snow, mainly north. wind: se 5-10. low: 32 tomorrow: cloudy with flurries possible early, mainly north. wind: nw 5-15. cloudy. wind: w 5-10 low: 29 thanks kaj. from planes to cars and even trains, travelers say thanksgiving is going smoothly. but as rene marsh reports, many people are still trying to plan a more
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millions of people across the country are on the move during the busiest travel period of the year. on the 405 in los angeles it was the mother of all traffic jams tuesday night -- miles and miles of gridlock for drivers who had hoped to beat the rush. on the capital beltway outside washington d-c, traffic was backed up for nearly 10 miles after a crash. most people will drive to their thanksgiving destination: more than 43- million, according to triple aaa. the best way to avoid the worst gridlock: drive on thanksgiving day and head home any day but sunday; saturday or monday are much lig a record number of flyers. 27-million passengers are expected to take to the skies. "for them, it'll be all snow."inside delta airline's command center this week ... the operations team monitors the weather... and every flight in the air. "there's a laser light focus on completion factor and making sure we get people where they need to be for the holidays."...and as passengers line up at security checkpoints, the head of t-s-a says they're ready. "we brought on just shy of 1,400 new transportatio n security officers this summer. we converted about 2,000 from part-time to full-time. we added about another 50 to 60 canines."...but unexpected
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airport a temporary power outage caused long lines and delays this morning. overall, for most flyers, it's been a smooth ride so far. "i was expecting a lot of lines and just a lot of confusion outside, but everything is really smooth this morning."...but with one-million more people traveling this year compared to last year, it's still a good idea to get to the airport two hours before your flight.
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of hope thanksgiving dinner in cedar rapids. it will be served from 11 this morning to two this afternoon. the house is at 17-44 2nd avenue southeast. another large thanksgiving meal in cedar rapids is at first church of the open bible. that at 19-11 "e" avenue northwest. the church says it plans to feed around 200 people from 11 this morning to one this afternoon. organizers ask that you call 319-363-3117 to sign up. runners and walkers are going to burn off calories ahead of their thanksgiving feast today during the annual turkey trot. the five k starts at nine this morning. runners will start in downtown cedar rapids and run along the cedar river. everyone hitting the trail today gets a fleece hoodie and cinnamon roll. some area malls are getting a jump start on black friday shopping today. lindale mall in cedar rapids opens at 6 this evening until one a-m. stores will then reopen at six in the morning tomorrow
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is open starting at six tonight until midnight. their black friday hours are also 6 in the morning until nine tomorrow night. kennedy mall in dubuque is opening its doors at 6 tonight until one a-m. customers can come back at six in the morning on black friday and shop until 10. crossroads mall in waterloo will open select stores at six this evening. the mall is open from 6 to 9 tomorrow. two youth groups from different religions are sharing a meal they made together today. muslim youth group wanted to find a way to give back. so they decided to make lunches for people who have to work today. last night, the kids made turkey sandwiches and cut up vegetables. the teens plan to pass out the lunches between 10:30 and one today. they say the best part of the activity was making new friends and understanding other religions. " 4:57, "it brings us together and makes us stronger instead of tearing each other apart. there's no hatred or fear its more of love
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the teens say they hope their new friendships will be a model for adults in the future. hundreds of people celebrated a thanksgiving feast at the salvation army in cedar rapids. volunteers served more than 400 people at yesterday's annual event. many who attended also depend on the salvation army for meal programs and other services during the week. one woman told us she appreciates the extra attention to details at this type of event. " oh the holiday meal, they have come us come and sit down and people wait on the salvation army in johnson county also hosted a holiday meal yesterday evening. nearly a year ago, a hit and run accident in ames killed an iowa state student from eastern iowa. now the city has fired the bus driver who hit the woman and didn't report it. benjamin clague was on paid administrative leave
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more than 28 thousand dollars during that time. clague also served 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to failure to report an accident. he was driving a cyride bus that hit emmalee jacobs in the morning of december 14th last year. she later died from her injuries. jacobs was 18 and from urbana. ames says cyride drivers are city employees. the city says it kept clague on the payroll during the period of time when he had a right to appeal. dubuque officials say a new hampshire man is at the clinics after a truck hit him. authorities say 44-year- old jeremey maus was walking through a cross walk at 17th and white street tuesday evening. that's when 22-year-old uriah van ostrand hit him with his truck. he faces charges this morning. officials say maus was seriously hurt, but didn't give us an update on his condition. des moines police say they've brought in mental health professionals and chaplains after a gunman killed two officers earlier this month.
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moines police sergeant tony beminio died three weeks ago. the des moines police chief says he's still processing what happened that day. he says the department's offering the resources because many officers are grieving, yet still doing their regular jobs each day. "we also had a large group of people who didn't have a choice - that we sent to meet with our staff psychologist because this isn't normal. normal people don't see these things. and these people had very intricate roles in this tragedy, were looking out for their needs as well. " des moines police will send two officers to san antonio for the funeral of another police officer who was recently killed there. they say it may seem like a small gesture. but it's one they'll never take for granted after the support they've received over the past few weeks. president-elect donald trump says he hopes the thanksgiving holiday will help the country move forward. this comes as he selects the
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level posts in his administration. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---.
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around the midwest today. late tonight into friday, a weak system is still set to move across the region. some snow showers will probably accompany and 6am, though little or no accumulation is expected anywhere. saturday continues to look good with highs well into the 40s. on sunday, our next area of low
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arrives and it should generate some rainfall by afternoon as well as increasing wind. have a great thanksgiving!t oday: cloudy and cool. tonight: chance of flurries or light snow, mainly north. wind: se 5-10. low: 32 tomorrow: cloudy with flurries possible early, mainly north.
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cloudy. wind: w 5-10 low: 29
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nine and the heritage area agency on aging are teaming up to "fill the plate." the annual telethon raises money for meals for older adults throughout eastern iowa. we hope you'll join us and participate this tuesday during any of our t-v nine newscasts. some of the best deals on black friday involve this year's must-have gadgets. which stores have the best deals is in today's tech bytes.
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from florida today. as a-b-c's stephanie ramos reports, he appointed two women to his cabinet, who didn't always support him on the campaign trail. this morning president elect donald trump and his family are hunkered down at the luxury ... mar - a lago resort ...in florida. on wednesday, he released this thanksgiving message on social media. sot trump: "it's my prayer that on this thanksgiving we begin to heal
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move forward as one country" while ?.white men dominated his early staff picks..... trump's now nominated 2 women to join his cabinet. south carolina governor nikki haley to serve as u.s. ambassador to the united nations and charter school advocate betsy devos to lead the department of education. both women ...are strong republican leaders but also the president elect's first female appointments. neither were supporters of mr trump on the c sot haley: "donald trump is everything we hear and teach our kids not to do in kindergarten." haley who is the youngest governor in the country....at 44 years old....feels differently now... sot haley: "while i won't pretend to have always been president elect's biggest cheerleader i did vote for him and i was absolutely thrilled to see him win." haley is the
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the first minority selection....but has very little diplomatic experience. devos - who's pro common core --was a delegate for ohio governor john kasich but is now on board with the trump team. to lead the commerce department....mr. trump is expected to name 78 year old billionaire investor wilbur ross...who may be one of the oldest members of the cabinet. tag: and dr ben carson isnt out of the running just yet. he says an announcement is forthcoming on his role?.possibly as head of housing and urban development. as david petraeus ?rudy giuiliani?and mitt romney keep vying for the top diplomat spot?secretary of state. stephanie ramos abc news washington a university in detroit is mourning today after one of its police officers died from a gunshot wound to the head. officers formed a processional last night, escorting 29-year-old collin rose from the hospital. police say rose was on patrol near wayne state university tuesday evening when he was shot. detroit police say he died in the hospital yesterday. they arrested a suspect late tuesday night a few
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been filed. an officer who previously worked with rose says his goal was to be in law enforcement. "really intelligent, very smart, great with computers, and i jokingly said, hey you don't want to be a cop go do something with computers and he said, no i want to be a cop. alright i'll hire you if you want and we did " before he was shot, rose was investigating reports of someone stealing navigation systems from cars. monday's school bus crash in chattanooga, tennessee. police confirmed the child died in the hospital yesterday. they say the driver lost control of the bus, and it rolled over and then wrapped around a tree. so far, the driver, john- thony walker, faces five counts of vehicular homicide. police say walker has completed a drug test. "we received toxicology reports back today from the tennessee bureau of investigation that shows no trace of alcohol or drugs in the
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walker's driving history did include a minor wreck in september. officials say they are including that crash in their investigation. now for a quick check on your weather with meteorologist kaj o'mara.
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tonight into friday, a weak system is still set to move across the region. some snow showers will probably accompany this, mainly between midnight and 6am, though little or no accumulation is expected anywhere. saturday continues to look good with highs well into the 40s. on sunday, our next area of low pressure arrives and it should generate some rainfall by afternoon as well as increasing wind. have a great thanksgiving!t oday: cloudy and cool. wind: w 5-10. high: 40 tonight: chance of flurries or light snow, mainly north. wind: se 5-10. low: 32 tomorrow: cloudy with flurries possible early, mainly north. wind: nw 5-15. high: 41 tom. night: mostly cloudy. wind: w 5-10 low: 29 c kendis gibson and diane cedo have this morning's
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in today's "techbytes" -- some of the best black friday tech deals according to cnn. best buy will have great price on a toshiba 49-inch tv. >> it's only in stores and limited quality. best by will also have a deal on beats ep. >> and a roku tv f with in-store pickup. more than $100 off the regular place. and with more drones in the air, some drone wars are heating up. >> the latest is a drone-catching drone. it uses a kevlar drone to catch a smaller drone without destroying it. this is for facilities to drone?
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early morning news. overtime eligibility. a court ruling on extra pay will impact some workers from the united way of east central iowa. upset over insurance. some state employees say they're not happy with a new proposal from governor branstad. slow and steady recovery. a czech village store says it's reopen after the 2016 flood. good thursday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 24th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... happy thanksgiving! plan on a cloudy one with temperatures only around 40

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