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right now on fox 28 news -- from finding work, to finding workers.team coverage of the effort to fill open positions across the corridor now that the unemployment rate is so low. low.a stunning reversal in an investigation into planned parenthood."i don't think i have ever seen that before as my 20 something years as a judge"how a jury investigating the agency ended up charging those trying to expose alleged wrongdoing. wrongdoing.donald trump drops out -- of the final debate before the iowa caucuses.hear what his supporters in iowa say about the move. move.and in a fox 28 news special report, the special skills being taught, behind
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the right things. i've done it wrong long enough."hear from those working to better themselves before they finish serving their time. fox 28 news begins with breaking news right now out of oregon. oregon.ammon bundy, the leader of the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge has been arrested, along with at least eight others.officials say it all began with a traffic stop while bundy and some followers were headed to a community meeting.there are reports that shots were fired, but it's unclear who was doing the shooting.we can tell you that the f-b-i and local troopers were involved in the incident. incident.we continue to monitor this breaking story and will bring you updates during this newscast and on our website, fox 28 iowa dot com. now to the local struggle to fill the ranks of companies that need skilled workers. the latest numbers out tonight show iowa's unemployment rate held at three-point-four percent last month. month.that's well below the national average and right now, it's creating a problem
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reporter joe huisinga shows us a program trying to attract women to sectors they might normally overlook. overlook. i want to be familiar with every aspect of the jobsite so that i'm not overlooked so that i'm not overlooked when it comes time to call a new person in.melanie klinesmith is just starting to refresh her memory she's been in construction before and she knows the payoff can be big for those that work hard.when i test out as a journeymen can be making $50,000 a year and loving my job so i don't see why more women don't do it. carlos vega with iowa workforce development says in a time of low unemployment its smart business for companies to reach out to women. although women have been in construction for a very long time no where near the numbers that men have and so the
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they're giving more opportunities to women.and the sinulators are a good way to spark some new interestjust because someone dosen't have the experience doing that type of work doesn't mean they can't do it.who you are doesn't matter it's the work you put in that countsmen really react well to women to seeing women come into the workforce and the trades.even if all the guys aren't sold women like melaine aren't slowing down.if they're not used to seeing a woman in the field they'll get used to it. the construction simulator will be on site at the iowa workforce development center through friday so if you're thinking about building a brighter future for yourself this might be the place.in cedar rapids joe huisinga fox 28 news. besides construction, there is another sector looking to hire workers as soon as possible -- the postal service. service.fox 28 news reporter matt hammill is live in cedar rapids tonight. tonight.and continues
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_____________________ two major reasons for the surge in hiring - - one -- boomers retiring from the postal service - - but also - - a big bump in boxes - - coming to your front door. door. " the ice is really bad this winter. "neither snow nor rain nor heat -- is much more than a motto - for the men and women who walk the corridor mail routes.it can be brutal - - but if you're up to it - the help wanted sign is out.a surge - in inter-net shopping - and boxes on your porch - has u-s-p-s in high gear. " varoooooom. " "" with amazon using us as their primary deliver company including on sundays . we're seeing 40 to 60% growth rates on packages .. ((21:36:38)) .. so we're looking for carriers to help with the delivery. " enough openings starting at sixteen dollars an hour - the postal service is holding a job fair - here at kirkwood's
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saturday" love it everyday .. who could ask for more. " pierra say-ba says that's how he started - - part time.he couldve worked inside - but for 15 - years he's been trudging through all kinds of weather - walking seven miles a day. day." love the path .. stay warm .. alrighty " he's the eyes - ears - and social connection - for many on his route - and he says the outdoors is the kind of office - he highly recommends. " it's awesome as a career, i mean the people here that i work for and with are like family now .. .. this is a good set job, career .. you're outside what more do you want. " big thanks to pierre.big thanks to pierre.the postal service job fair - is saturday - at kirkwood - with three sessions - starting at nine.covering the
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matt hammill fox 28 news. matt thanks.a bit of a slow drive for some today as a couple inches of snow blanketed eastern iowa last night. night.but things are much quieter tonight. tonight.chief meteorologist terry swails joins us now with
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now to a developing story on the death of a former hawkeye great. great.during the past football season, hawkeye players paid tribute to former safety tyler sash. sash.he was found dead from an accidental overdose of pain medications at his oskaloosa home back on september 8th. now, the new york times reports that research done on sash's brain found evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopath y, or c-t-e.it's a disease found in many deceased football players who suffer repeated brain injuries.after playing for iowa, sash went on to the n-f-l, but was cut by the new york giants after his fifth reported concussion.we have much more on this developing story on our website, fox 28 iowa dot com. happening right now... now...planned parenthood of
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closing its dubuque health center. center.the organization tells fox 28 news, it will no longer offer services provided by a clinician. clinician.the location will continue to offer telemedicine and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. diseases.the organization says employees impacted by the closure will be transfered to other locations. locations.a date will not be set for the final closure until the building is sold. you recall - last year, planned parenthood came under fire after undercover videos allegedly showed them profiting from the sale of aborted fetal tissue.that led many opponents of abortion to call for federal and state investigations. but tonight, in a dramatic turn, one of those investigations in texas not only cleared planned parenthood of wrongdoing, it's now led to charges against the people who recorded those videos.reporter sarah navoy digs into how this all happened. happened. it was an effort to expose what abortion opponents call "horrific."but the alleged
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planned parenthood caught on undercover camera - backfired. now court documents released tuesday show center for medical progress founder david daleiden faces a misdemeanor charge for purchasing or selling human organs. daleiden and employee sandra merritt are both charged with *felonies* for creating and using fake i-d's during thier undercover investigation."i don't think i have ever seen that before as my 20 something years as a judge"former district judge -- charles baird calls the offense serious."this is different clearly than a 19 year old college kid getting a fake id so he can get into a bar. " baird says the main difference lies in the fact that the controversial videos sparked national outrage, as well as state and federal investigations.the videos even prompted some states, including texas, to attempt to defund planned parenthood. "because of the explosion from the videos has been so large that i would think this is not a case that they could ever
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has to be actively prosecuted" nationally the reaction is mixed.u-s senator susan collins says this indictment illustrates why having all the evidence is important before making major changes to planned parenthood funding. "it's so important that we make decisions here in the senate based on the facts and that can be difficult when you look at a video that is upsetting to know whether or not you're getting the whole story."in a statement daleiden said their actions are protected under the first amendment. an online petition pushing to drop the charges already has more than 30- thousand signatures. reporting -- i'm sarah navoy. back now to tonight's breaking news out of oregon. oregon.we are just learning now that one person is dead after shots were fired at an oregon wildlife refuge that was occupied by a group led by rancher ammon bundy.the name of the person killed in the incident has not been released. one other unidentified person
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threatening injury during tonight's shooting. shooting.we will continue to follow this breaking story, but again, it appears the armed standoff at the oregon wildlife refuge is over after 25 days and one person is dead. much more straight ahead on the fox 28 news at nine. -"get today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is
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and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. he's just not ready to be president.
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. hey candidates, answer the call already. the last thing on your mind right now but april will be here before we know it. it.))tomorrow on fox28 morning live some tips from the experts on how we can most efficiently get our taxes done now rather than wait till the
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help you. don't feel like you have to go do it alone and it's okay not to do it alone because you will go farther." great advice from the inside, no matter what your status in life. if you've ever been to a government building or a state university, you've probably come in contact with a bench, desk or other item made by prison inmates. their talented handiwork has come a long way from punching out license plates. tonight in this fox 28 news special report, i show you how a new program at the anamosa state penitentiary is changing offenders' lives- lives-and at the same time- giving them hope f the future. (nats) nearly one-thousand iowans eat, sleep and work behind these thick stone walls. because of their past, they have no choice but to call the anamosa prison home... at least for now. many have decided to spend their time locked up, looking to a brighter future. "no-body is too old to learn and gain knowledge, you know?" "its free education, that'sa&
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curtis and bobby simmons are just two of dozens of inmates learning to better themselves with the help of a new hands-on educational program. " i've done enough welding on the streets, for instance when you're getting spatter, blow out on your torchesa& things like that, but now these books expand why it's doing that and i've learned a phenomenal amount of material. "i'm hoping it opens doors for me. i don't plan on welding for the rest of my life but i hope i can use it as a stair way to get somewhere better." curtis and simmons, both serving two decades behind bars for robbery are now about half way through their sentences. "i was given chances in the past but like i said, i was immature, i didn't know what to do with them, but this apprenticeship, it's actual hands on training and it's educational book work - a two part process. and given that chance and opportunity, i knew i couldn't blow it on this one." "our program focuses on helping people, our program focuses on building skill, our program focuses on our mission of no more victims. //
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you do from here on out."the iowa department of corrections says it costs the state about 34-thousand dollars to hold an offender for a year, regardless of how they spend that the apprenticeship program's annual budget is nearly four times that amount. but, it's helping to certify 200-prisoners. that breaks down to just over 600-dollars to give each of these inmates a means to be productive, both inside and outside these walls. "that money will come back to the system. you give me a good paying job, now i turn around and i'm a tax paying citizen."diesberg helped bring the program to anamosa in 2014 and as of the end of last year, it's now being used at all nine of iowa's prisons. "we went to the u.s. department of labor showed them our program, what it was today and how we'd built it up and they approved every bit of the program so we started to develop our standards of apprenticeship." even the database used to keep track of each prisoner's progress was designed by an apprenticeship student. the department of corrections offers 16 different types of apprenticeships from welding to cooking. each one has a certain number of curriuclum hours paired with hands-on training. "i'm ten booksa&9 books in and i have 18 for the metal fabrication. and they go from welding, to blue prints, to schematics to mathematics." "we do the apprenticeship; what people would have in
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away with education and certification." since the program began, 29 inmates have completed apprenticeships. diesberg says that's proof that by coming together, we can all help each other succeed. you can get more information on this program by visiting our website, fox 28 iowa dot
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the world a president has to grapple with, sometimes you can't even imagine. that's the job. and she's prepared for it like no other. a tireless secretary of state, standing up against the abuse of women and girls.
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leading the diplomacy that keeps us out of war. the presidency is the toughest job in the world... and she's the one leader who has what it takes to get every part of the job done.
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still to come on the fox 28 news at nine. nine.you may be dreaming of warmer temperatures.but with spring comes mosquitoes that can carry disease.and there's a new virus health experts are watching that comes from the insects.we'll show you where -- when the fox 28 news at nine continues.
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here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security
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and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. a lab in texas is working to figure out how much damage the zika virus could do in the u-s.
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concern appears to center on the potential impacts for expecting moms. moms.and that tops tonight's to your health report. report.zika is spread by mosquitos and has been hitting south and central american countries hard. many scientists link the virus to birth and brain development defects in babies. some women in those countries have even been told to delay pregnancy as experts work to stop the spread of the virus. experts in the u-s hope they can keep a handful of cases isolated. we do not need to scare people, but we need to be abe to educate them, people will be able to make an rational decisions decisionsso far, there have been about 20 cases in the united states. experts say all of those patients had traveled abroad to affected areas. tonight, an expert in food poisoning is going public with the foods he'll never touch. touch.attorney bill marler is working on a class action case against chipotle after a
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outbreaks connected to the chain.he says after years of helping clients - there are six foods he refuses to eat. eat.they are unpasteurized milk and juices, raw sprouts, meat that's raw or isn't well cooked, prewashed fruits and vegetables, raw or undercooked eggs, and raw oysters and shellfish.marler posted the foods on a website managed by his law firm called food poison journal. give you the creeps! creeps!it finds that we share our homes with *hundreds of species of flies, spiders, beetles, and lice.researchers visited 50-homes and found more than 100-species per house.they say the vast majority of the bugs are benign - and won't hurt you or your home.the scientists are now expanding their study to include homes on all seven continents. next on the fox 28 news at nine. nine.we continue to follow breaking news out of oregon where a deadly shooting has
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armed standoff at a wildlife refuge.teh very latest, when the fox 28 news at nine
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fox 28 news continues to follow breaking news out of oregon right now. now.one person is dead, and at least one other injured after a shooting near an occupied oregon wildlife refuge.details are still coming in at this hour, but it appears occupation leader ammon bundy and four others were taken into custody.bundy's brother reportedly suffered non-life threatening injuries during the shooting.the name of the person killed has not been released. released.right now it's unclear exactly who started shooting first, but it all started during a traffic stop near the refuge. refuge.we are monitoring the latest developments on this breaking news story and are constantly updating our story
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also have much more coming up on the cbs 2 news ten at 10. eastern iowans dug out from a couple of inches of snow this morning. morning.so are there any more flakes in our immediate future? future?chief meteorologist
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terry thanks.in iowa city tonight... tonight...republican front runner donald trump held a rally with supporters. supporters.but it's what he said shortly before tonight's event that's grabbing headlines right now. now.trump's campaign announced a short time ago that the candidate would *not* take part in the final debate before the iowa caucuses thursday night.that debate is organized and aired by fox news, and trump demanded that moderator megyn kelly be pulled from the panel.this after she challenged trump on offensive comments he's made via twitter. twitter.fox 28 news anchor and host of 'iowa in focus' kevin barry was at tonight's rally and spoke with supporters
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decision, kevin? "he doesn't have to worry about what people think. and people like that. i like that. and all these people like that or they wouldn't be here." here."covering the corridor in iowa city, kevin barry, fox 28 news. fox 28 news.
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continuing tonight's vote 20-16 coverage now... now...iowa gets the first say in the nominating process.but we wanted to show you how the rest of the month will play out. out.eight days after the iowa caucuses, new hampshire will hold the first in the nation *primary.less than two weeks later, democrats in nevada and republicans in south carolina will cast their votes.followed by nevada republicans three days after that and south carolina democrats on the 27th. 27th.after the early contests comes super tuesday on march first.that's when voters in 15- states will cast their ballots for a nominee.but remember, there are still dozens of states and territories after super tuesday that will still cast their votes before the
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this friday the final batch of former secretary of state hillary clinton's emails is supposed to be released to the public.but now, the u-s state department says it needs several more weeks. weeks.fox 28 news national correspondent kristine frazao spoke with the journalist who is suing the state department to get those emails out before primary voting begins. begins. "let's build on what we have" on the campaign trail in iowa, hillary clinton has her eye on the endzone.but in washington - a delay of game, with the state department asking the courts for an extra month to release the final batch of her emails - 55 thousand pages that would be *after* iowa, new hampshire, nevada and south carolina.as secretary of state her communications as well as other documents, we are entitled to ask for that information under the freedom of information act i think the public needs to have that informationvice news journalist jason leopold, who
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information lawsuit more than a year ago, fired back with an opposition suit - saying the state department has not shown good cause for the extension...and argues voters in the primary states before the release will be harmed by not having all the information. the state department listed two reasons for the extension. one - they realized they forgot to scrutinize about 7 thousand pages of the emailsa&and the second reason is the weather. many of the roads here in washington are still blocked and the courts are closed.it's an issue that comes up time and time again for hillary clinton. when you're facing something like that you've gotta get the facts and it takes time to get the facts.one former lawmaker says things could potentially get worse as the fbi continues to investigate her use of a private email server.i have friends in the fbi and they tell me they're ready to indict, they also say if the attorney general does not indict they're going public"so how will this all play out on the campaign trail?we'll get
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week when iowa voters head to the caucuses.in washington i'm kf reporting it's now up to the courts to decide whether the state department will be able to delay the release of those emails by another month coming up in sports... we talk high school basketball... fran mccaffery says don't forget about iowa's bench mob... and we recap another crazy win
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hmm hmm hmm-hmm-hmm-hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm hmm-hmm let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together [ cheering ] i've got some real estate here in my bag counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike they've all come to look for america [ cheers and applause ]
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all come to look for america i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. lots of people deserve credit for iowa's torrid start in the big ten...
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coaching job... jarrod uthoff's playing like one of the best players in college basketball.... but don't forget about the bench... all year long... fran mccaffery has heaped praise on dom uhl, brady ellingson, and the rest of the bench mob... and as they've grown and developed... the hawkeyes have soared... all the way up to number three in the country... on this team... don't doubt the depth... "they've been consistent. lot of times, you'll have a guy come off the bench and have a good game. but baer, uhl, ellingson, wagner, they've had a lot of good games... you can't survive a grueling big ten schedule with five or six guys -- you just can't.. even on days when they haven't scored as much, they've been rock solid defensively, they've taken care of the ball, and they're not mistake guys. on the women's side... bluder's bunch has fallen on hard times... three straight losses for the hawkeyes... and they've given up more than 80 points in all three... now they've gotta bounce back... this is a program that's been to eight straight nc-double-a tournaments...and if they want
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lisa bluder believes they need to get to nine conference wins... a goal she thinks is still attainable... you gotta start somewhere... and you can't say we're gonna win em all... i just think that's putting way too much pressure on anybody but i think you can look at our schedule and as a team today we're gonna go through that and look at how we can get this done... but no we have not thrown the white flag... no way... we're just looking forward to getting out there and getting back on the winning track... it's been a tough stretch... and it's been frustrating.... but i think we're just eager to get back out there and put things together because we know we can... for cyclone fans.... it's like a good movie you can watch over and over and over again... last night... iowa state trailed kansas for most of the game.... but like they've done so many times... in the second half... they got hot, made a run... and with the help of hilton magic... beat another top-five team... fox 28's zach hanley has more... not one team ever has beaten bill self and kansas 4 out of
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the jayhawks... until last night when iowa state did it... thanks to monte morris morris"plain and simple, that guy over there.. i mean we go as he goes. that guy has carried us the whole season... i couldn't be happier for the kid." kid.""my teammates and coaches pressed me and put emphasis on defense and when we see shots go in it's easier to guard people because they're kind of tired to on the other end so i think that sparked it." "he's playing really well right now, i have a lot of confidence in him.. i like the ball in his hands.. i like him in the side pick and roll and let him play and distribute .. he's a special kid."the final stat line for the man they call big game tae... man they call big game tae... 21 points. 9 assists, and 4 rebounds... and it doesn't get any easier for morris and the clones staturday's a date with texas a&m... the 5th ranked team in the nation.. at
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coming up in sports... a top ten tilt at linn-mar... highlights of the lions and saints next on fox 28... (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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couple seasons... xavier and linn-mar have had a tug of war on the hardwood... the two programs have met four times... two wins for the saints... and two for the lions... and they were back at it again tonight in marion... xavier is number-two in three-a... and linn-mar is ranked sixth in four-a... this was a back and forth affair... early on... jared printy lets loose... that's a three- ball.... gets the lions on the board first... but the saints have some guys who can play... ryan stulken gains control of the ball.. and puts the biscuit in the basket... it was close through one... here's jordan bohannon... the future hawkeye goes to work.... takes a baseline jumper over two defenders... lions go up four... but xavier responded all night... matthew mims... pull-up with a hand in his face... no problem...
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xavier wins, 68-63... now to the girls game... saints down late in the fourth... trying to make a game of this thing... they go down low... good ball movement here... and easy points to cut into the lion lead... then a minute later... mckenna anderson has some room in the corner... she drains a clutch three... that makes this a one- point game with two minutes left... but linn-mar drew up a little something out of the timeout... and it works to perfection... wide open layup for kamryn finley... the lions hold on to get the win, 47-41... now to a matchup of ranked teams in iowa city... west verses cedar falls... second half... iowa city west on the way back... lauren zacharias beats everybody down the floor... lays it up and in... trojans getting hyped... but josie johnson had the eye of the tiger... the senior takes it straight to the cup... big bucket there... then ally conrad... way to move without the ball... she gets open for a layup... this game went to o-t... but cedar falls pulls it out, 64-60...
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number-two... it doesn't get much better than two powerhouses dueling on the mat... in fact... it's so good... we had to wait an extra night... lisbon and don bosco postponed last night due to weather... so senior night moved to cornell tonight... the dons trying to crash the party.... at 106, gable fox with the pin to extend the don bosco lead to 15....ryne mohrfeld trying to get the home team back in it at 113 -- the takedown of logan lutgen would give him points -- not enough for the win -- lisbon got it going eventually, they would go on to win, 41-21... that's a check of sports -- terry has a last check of your
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at nine recapping tonight's breaking news out of oregon tonight. tonight.fox 28 news has learned that ammon bundy and several of his followers are in custody after a 25-day armed standoff.shots were fired during the arrests, one person is dead and bundy's brother ryan was reportedly injured.we're still working to gather more information on this breaking story and will have much more coming up on the cbs 2 news ten at 10. finally tonight, a man rumored to be dead for decades now, has actually died.actor abe vigoda was best know for his
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miller and fish.these days, many celebrities fall victim to fake death announcements on twitter and facebook.but rumors of abe vigoda's death began circulating more than 30 years ago, long before social media.and he enjoyed it...taking it in stride and making a joke out of it. unfortuantely, this time, it's true, abe vigoda passed away at the age of 94.
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u know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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taste this. i don't need to taste it. it's a chocolate laxative. i think it needs more caramel. i'm telling you, alan, one of these days, that kid's gonna fart, and birds are gonna fall out of the sky. funny. uh, listen. how much is a hooker? what? alan, what are you gonna do with a hooker? well, i'd like to pay her to have sex with me. i get it. but why?
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i don't have have a great track record with relationships,
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