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far that the suspect was part of a broader terrorist cell. investigators say they aren't looking for any other suspects at this time. president obama stressed that the fight against the islamic state will continue. >> we will continue to lead the global coalition on the fight to destroy isil which is instigating a lot of people over the internet to carry out attacks. we are going to continue to go after them. we're going to take out their leaders. we're going to take infrastructure. >> the explosion saturday night in the chelsea neighborhood injured 29 people. mayor de blasio said people will see a very large presence of police this week. the united nations general assembly is gathering for their annual meeting and president obama is expected to attend. >> president obama says investigators see no connection between the new york and new jersey bombings and the stabbings in minnesota over the weekend. the fbi has been investigating the stabbings as a potential
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before he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer at a mall in st. cloud. investigators say he worked at a security guard for one of the stores and was dressed as a security guard when he attacked saturday. the city's police chief said the man made at least 1 reference to al liu and asked a victim if -- allah and asked a victim if he or she was muslim before attacking. all those injured have been released from the hospital. many are on high alert because of everything that a backpack filled with clothes in the trash can caused the evacuation of a federal building in downtown atlanta. people were told to get out of building and surrounding streets were blocked off for about two hours. police brought a bomb robot to help investigate. they found nothing suspicious inside. if you are noticing heat in the skies north of the metro area, it's likely because of. this there's a wildfire burning on rabbit mountain near lyons. the 25-acre fire is on private
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indian mountain road. it's 20% contained, no evacuations in place yet. the start of fall is thursday and while this is a beautiful time of year in colorado it is not uncommon to see some big temperature swings as we transition between seasons. that is certainly the case in denver over the last week and another cooldown is up ahead. you may be saying when is that first freeze? becky is joining us with the answer, the exact date, the time, everything. >> i wish i co of that information. we do have another temperature swing that's coming up. the forecast is not calling for temperatures to dip to the freezing level at least within the next five, six, seven days, but we're getting closer to that time where we may see our first freeze of the season. let's go ahead and look at some of the statistics. here's the last five days. even last friday you can see we went from 73 for a lie to today where we reached -- high to today where we reached 89 so
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saw 60s a few days before that. we've got another one of those swings headed this way. it does not look like we've got a freeze coming in the next six or seven days, but here's a look at some of the averages and what we've seen the last five years. our average first freeze comes october 7th which is not that far away. last year the first freeze didn't come until october 28th. 2014 it came october 3rd, october 4th in 2013. 2012, octobe october 17th. so i would expect it likely within the next several weeks or so. certainly during the month of october we should see it, if not sooner. as far as our forecast goes, lots of sunshine. that led to a very warm day today, very dry across the state, extremely dry for southern and southeast wyoming. there a red flag warning is still in effect till 8:00 tonight, 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts out of the southwest and low relative humidity will lead
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and southeast wyoming. not a drop of rain is showing up on the radar screen for the western slope to the eastern plains. look at that. there now go, now 90 our high at dia, 90 for denver, 96 in greeley, fort collins 91. we've got 70s in the foothills and even 70s and 80s in mountains. for the next several hours we'll cool off, not by a lot, 86 by 6:00. we'll keep you clear at 7:00. at 8:00 temperatures will be at at 8:00 tonight we'll be in the upper 70s, another day like today. so a lot day is in store for tomorrow and wednesday. it's thursday and friday that that temperature swing begins and that might even lead to some 60-degree lies over the weekend. so a lot -- highs over the weekend, so a lot to talk about. i'll have to cover that in the next few minutes. >> actually feels like fall. >> not a day like today where you'd never want a sweater on
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>> thanks, becky. the roads were shut down. medical personnel and patients hiding inside, that was the scene at rose medical center on friday. denver police were looking for a reported active shooter. today a dpd commander tells 9wants to know investigator anastasiya bolton there's no evidence of an active shooter and in general things don't appear to be what they seemed on friday. >> police dispatch got a call active shooter fifth floor of rose hospital. officers responded within about three minutes >> reporter: friday denver police did what they're trained to do, respond to stop the threat, respond to rescue people inside. >> we got some reports that a man with a possible rifle was seen crossing the street in front of the parking garage. >> reporter: four hours later nothing and no one was found and todaydpd says there may not have been an active shooter
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police describe grain surveillance video they will not show to us shows possibly somebody. >> possibly somebody recovered that weapon from a dumpster or something and just continued on by the hospital and was observed doing that. >> reporter: dpd says in cases like this where there are a lot of people in several buildings information changes. >> it doesn't look at this point in time like ever made it to the hospital, probably walked by the hospital, was carrying something that could have been a pellet gun, bb gun, really can't video, still under investigation, still trying to locate that individual. >> reporter: police say they'd rather people report something suspicious. it's good training if you think about it and they'd rather have an ending like friday's where they came and everybody is safe. anastasiya bolton, 9news. >> police say they are still looking into what happened and want to talk to the man in the surveillance video. students and faculty at a local charter school are still reeling from the death of a
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on friday in broomfield. 18-year-old brandon reese was a senior at peak to peak charter school in lafayette and co- -captain of the cross-country team. the coroner tells 9news autopsy results are pending. his death is highlighting potential risks student athletes face when they play sports. 9news reporter maya rodriguez joins us with the details. >> there is no one risk factor student athletes face because different sports carry potential for different injuries. theyy student athletes take physicals which can help reduce sudden deaths in some cases there is little that can be done to prevent them. that's because sometimes physicals can miss an underlying condition like a heart problem that may not be protected. according to the youth safety alliance which works on insuring student athlete safety, 50 high school students in the u.s. died playing sports from football to swimming to basketball and a variety of
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brain aneurysms to heatstroke. dr. john torres says when it comes to physicals for student athletes, family history also needs to be considered. >> the biggest issue we have with children and teenagers in particular dying suddenly is what's call ed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. so the doctor says there seems to be something going on with the heart or the doctor asks questions about their past medical history or the family's and wants additional testing, make sure you get that testing because that's probably the main reason they end on the field or on the court. >> the colorado high school activities association provides this form that student athletes must get a medical professional to fill out. it's part of a detailed physical examination, not just before student athletes get to play but also to get cleared to play again if they sustain an injury. >> i know. sometimes it's frustrating i think for the athletes when they want to get back out there and they say they feel great. it's really to make sure
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to insure they're okay if they get back out there on the field. >> thank you. funeral services for the bus driver killed in a crash just over a week ago are tonight. keri chopper was driving a bus with legacy high football players and coaches on board when she crashed at dia. investigators still haven't said what caused the crash. her husband said his wife didn't have medical issues and wasn't on medication. chopper worked for adams 12 five staho and passed a physical in may. services will be held at cross public church at 6 p.m. in thornton. 300 people in our state die from opiate overdoses every year. the state attorney general cynthia coffman addressed those issues today. coffman is pushing for law enforcement to be able to
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used to immediately reverse an overdose. since police officers are usually the first to arrive on scene, it's thought this could save lives. loretta lynch has asked state strategists to keep an eye on opiate distribution and the networks and doctors who may be overprescribing. coffman announced a new program putting narcan in the hands of law enforcement. >> the attorney general does not often needs help to do that legally and these folks made sure that we did everything appropriately and that the training that law enforcement receives will make them comfortable with administering narcan when the need arises. >> coffman said during the span from 2002 to 2014 there's been an explosion in overdose deaths in colorado. these programs are aimed to help decrease the numbers killed by overdoses. a house cat in jefferson
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cat is now under the care of a veterinarian. plague is transmitted by fleas when an infected rodent becomes sick and dies. its fleas can carry the infection to other animals and humans. people can be exposed through direct contact with infected rodents, rabbits and cats. use flea control products on your animal. symptoms of the plague in people include high fever, chills, fatigue and muscle aches. roam freely to help cut down on the spread. people in the southeastern part of the country may be dealing with higher gas prices for a while. a leak in alabama forced a closure that supplies fuel to the east coast. a 40 million-gallon gas leak was found last week forcing it to shut down. is projecting prices in six states will go up
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over the next say two to three weeks, i think once things get back to normal we could see a drop just as fast into november. >> the company that owns the pipe says it's now constructing a bypass line around the leak site. they're also attempting to increase supply by shipping gasoline by ship and extending truck drivers' hours. several governors have declared a state of emergency. analysts say they're concerned the short supply could extend into the winter months. stocks losses today. the biggest hit wasn't from gas prices but from phone companies and healthcare stocks. the dow lost three points after being up by as much as 131. the s&p has little change and the nasdaq slipped nine. we've had calls into the newsroom about flight delays from frontier at dia. an airlines spokesperson says gating issues are to blame for delayed departures. planes were sit doing long at the gates or arriving early
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most are under 30 minutes, but we found some several hours. there's no word when things will return to normal. >> weird gates. i don't know. the broncos beat the colts but not without some injuries. pass rusher demarcus ware will have surgery tomorrow to repair a fracture in his right forearm. we don't want to hear that in his right forearm. >> so the surgery will insert a plate on his fractured ulna which will help the process so he can return in four to five weeks. we're told by our 9news broncos insider mike klis last night it happened just below the elbow on a zach where he made contact with von -- sack where he made contact with von miller's helmet. he won't play for at least three games. >> you just hate to see, that but hey, they got a deep bench. the broncos will be ready. the broncos lost two other players to injuries, right
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strained calf. later virgil green suffered a strained left calf on an 18- yard protection into colts territory. he left the locker room with a protective boot to immobilize that calf. some injuries, but we have a week to think about it, prepare. >> it's a brutal sport, but it's just that von miller and ware have a good connection thing going on. >> they'll heal up. they know what they're doing over there. you can lp thieves from your smartphone. >> if you feel like you really can't put your phone down, you could be dealing with an even
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good news in the fight against the zika virus, florida's governor says miami's wynwood arts district is no longer considered a zone of active zika transmission. the winwood was the first area -- the wynwood was the first area in the mainland where zika was transmitted. scott said he credits the improvement to aggressive mosquito control, code enforcement and cooperation from residents. the travel advisory warning for pregnant women and their
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and there is still a zika threat, though in, miami beach. if you feel like you or someone you know is on their phone too much, it may actually be an addiction. mental health specialists say the number of people looking for help putting their phones or devices away is going up. the phenomenon is so new not much research has been done on the topic, but the american psychiatric association says it's a subset of internet addiction which is characterized by someone's heck of control over th the internet. you just have to get on. it leads to social problems and stress. >> people who no longer connect with their family members or people around them, they're starting to feel isolated and depressed if they aren't using some sort of social media outlet. so it starts to become a little more pathological when we see people that have these consequences that are adding up and continue to use despite these consequences. >> not good. time to put it down, get
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some have feelings of withdrawal when not exuls is ily checking social media -- compulsively checking social media. young people, single people and those with low self-esteem are most at risk. >> makes sense. >> it does make sense, doesn't it. that's where we're at now. people are so addicted to their phones they can't do anything about it. >> put it down. breast cancer does not discriminate, any person of any race or with that disease. there is hope through awareness and knowing your own body and your risks. this weekend thousands of survivors and supporters will raise awareness at the race for the cure in denver. when caught early, breast cancer has a 99% five year survival rate. so it's really, really good, folks. just catch it early. we spoke to denver's first lady about the importance of knowing your body and your risks. >> you have to know what's
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body, talk to your primary care physician. >> here's what you need to know about the race. it is sunday. it starts at 8 a.m. at pepsi center, 5k run/walk. you aren't feeling like a 3- mile run, that's just fine. walk, stroll, talk to people. at 10:15 we'll honor the breast cancer survivors participating. that part is the highlight. for more information head over to >> it is such a great event. you're always out there every year. >> it's the survivors ceremony is just phenomenal. you need to look in the faces of everyone. >> i anchored this show every year on the weekend mornings and the best part to me is that big aerial view of the pink ribbon across the interstate. it's great to see everybody out there and so many smiles. >> everybody wearing pink. >> i'll be wearing mine on sunday. see you there. if you think your washing
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be your clothes. >> consumer reports is looking into problems with front
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so this is smoke you're going to see in the metro area. it's an apartment fire in unincorporated arapahoe county. sky9 is over the fire at yale and olster. denver fire is responding. that's often the case when it's an unincorporated area. >> some closures to tell you about. yale is closed between quebec and south syracuse wa bible part. you're trying to do -- bible park. if you're trying to do some afternoon activities, be aware there is problems in the area. >> no reports of injuries at this point. >> good news, but be aware that's happening in that area. monday night football tonight and this is a
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spot. it's not just burgers and clips. necessities like sunscreen -- chips. necessities like sunscreen can be ordered, too. one hour delivery around eight bucks. two hour delivery is free. two hours? better get there early. i guess if you're there all day and order early. >> yes. maybe you need extra stuff. >> for now the service is just available in california. maybe we'll see it soon in denver. it is nice to live in an age where you can watch not there. officers in seattle recently used social media and a smart doorbell to catch someone trying to get into someone's home. david mcdonnell, a seahawks fan, woke up to find an alert on his phone. he opened a video showing a man trying to get in his front door. mcdonnell said he probably wouldn't have known about the attempted break-in had he not installed that smart doorbell. >> 2 or 3:00 that day is when we got the phone call that they had picked him up. they were just stunned on how
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how a tool like this led to the arrest of a perpetrator. >> there he is. have you seen these things? they're in neighborhoods now. we're getting a lot of surveillance video into our newsroom with news tips when people try to take packages off the front door or whatever. the technology records video any time someone approaches even if they don't touch the button and sends the information to the owner with a smart phone. police remind the owners call the police. don't go all vigilante. several class action lawsuits against washing machine manufacturers recently have reached preliminary settlements. what does that mean for you? if you own one of these faulty washing machines, tarhonda thomas has some answers. >> reporter: do you ever notice a funny smell out of your washing machine?
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the problem. front loading washers often perform better than top loaders in consumer reports tests, plus they're gentler on clothes and more energy efficient, but some consumers get more than they bargain for when buying a front loading machine. >> the issue started out as online chatter about moldy odors, but it turned into involving 6 million washing machines. >> reporter: if you previous or currently own an lg washing machine 2006 with mold issues, you may qualify for the $35 settlement or a $105 rebate on a new lg washer. the other lawsuit involved whirlpool, maytag and kenmore machines made by whirlpool between 2001 and 2010. if you own one of those front loaders, you may qualify for a $50 settlement or 20% off the purchase of a new washer and drier. not ready to splurge on a new
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a few simple steps to prevent mold and mildew. first wipe down the door and door gash daily and remove detergent buildup from the dispenser and sanitize the machine every month by adding a cup of chlorine bleach and running a hot water wash without laundry. >> manufacturers have improved the door gasket and adding a double clean cycle. >> reporter: consumer report says top loader. it recommends this $500 samsung. it has very high efficient is i, good washing performance -- efficiency, good washing performance and is gentle on your clothes. the information is on two websites. both of them are listed on our website on the consumer beat tarhonda thomas, 9news. >> good stuff.
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like did i forget to put the detergent in? fore everybody is like it's a little warm out there. we're just three days away from the start of fall, though. it just feels really like summer now, which it is. >> we're talking highs in the 80s and the 90s. what month is it? becky will remind us in her
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so well are looking again at this fire. sky 9 is over this area. it's an apartment fire yale and olster. we have not heard anything about injuries, which is the encouraging news. however, a lot of smoke. so the damage looks fairly significant. >> you see there are multiple engines on this fire. so a very large fire and it appears to be a really large apartment complex on yale and olster near bible park. yale is closed from quebec to syracuse. so be aware in that area there
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firefighters try to tamp this thing down. >> yeah. we can just hope that they have the right alarms in place. >> let's hope. no injuries as of yet. let's cross our fingers and hope it stays that way. we are starting this week off hot, in the 80s. we're in the 90s somewhere. it's really hot in greeley. >> stepped outside in the middle of games yesterday and went whoever, it is warm out -- whoa, it is warm out ditchfield in the backyard. >> get out of the sun, get in a little shade. >> you guys know steve spangler is out here. you can't see him. he just launched something into the air like that far from my head. >> we thought you were blocking yourself from the sun, but it's steve, of course. >> no. it's really just to make sure nothing random falls on my head while i'm out here. if you see me dart off camera -- >> we know he's warming up. >> i call it misbehaving.
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>> it is nice out here, though, right? temperatures got up to the low 90s today, mostly sunny skies, beautiful day to be out here. let's take a live look outside. there you have it. we're right over downtown denver. on top of the 9news building you can see would have got calm flags out front, just a couple clouds on the horizon, not a whole lot going on out there. we're waiting for the equinox or autumnal equinox. it's actually coming up on thursday. you might think we should see more fall-like temperatures, but that's not the case today and might not be the case after thursday. regardless the specific time is coming up and what happens on the autumnal equinox is the earth is in such a position when it's rotating and tilting that the sun's most direct rails or right over the
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that's going to happen at 8 a.m. september 22nd and give us roughly 12 hours and eight minutes of daylight, oh, boy, and with all of that sunshine and hardly any showers that we've had, it has been a great time to get up to the mountains and check out the fall colors. this is up near maroon bells. isn't that beautiful? all the gold aspen. there's another picture of it, beautiful time to head up to the high country if you haven't gotten up there already. mountains are nearing their peak. that's going to be the place to be if you want to head out west. today highs reached 90 here in town. our average high 77, record high 96. so that one still holds strong last set in 2010. we're at 91 now in greeley, 92 in fort collins, 80s and 90s on the eastern plains and a mixtures of 60s, 70s and 80s in the mountains. here at 9news we're at 88, so a
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from here on out we'll see temperatures continue to fall. the radar screen does not look that impressive. it won't the rest of the day today or heading into tomorrow. the bigger concern is because we are so dry fire danger is high specifically for southern and southeastern wyoming where a red flag warning is in effect till 8:00 tonight, 40 mile-per- hour wind gusts out of the southwest and low relative humidity will contribute to fire danger across southern wyoming today. an bigger picture and we do have some changes coming up in our forecast, a little bit of a temperature swing. some of that, our chance for rain, for example, may have to do with what is now hurricane payne. payne a category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds at 90 miles per hour. here's what's going to happen. it will lose strength as it approaches land. see how it takes a right hand turn? that may put it on track for
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colorado perhaps sometime on wednesday bringing us a chance for some showers in parts of the state and possibly some showers in town thursday into friday. the other change that we're watching is what's coming onshore now to the pacific northwest. this is our jet stream. see the little kink? that's a trough. it will dig into the pacific northwest, travel across the inter mountain west and come into colorado by thursday into friday. those green colors indicate cooler temperatures that it will bring with it. so we're looking at lies highs come the weekend getting down into potentially the 60s. rain chances are limited the next 24 hours, nothing impressive from the western slope to the eastern plains. we've got dry forecasts. clear skies tonight. tomorrow morning you'll wake up to sunshine. tomorrow afternoon here come remnants of payne that might bring an isolated shower or two to southwest colorado. here in town we'll see some of the clouds from that, so that will help keep temperatures
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52 degrees our low tonight in greeley, 57 denver, 54 fort collins, eastern plains middle 50s, 30s and 40s in the mountains. we'll dip to the middle 50s across the western slope flare -- near grand junction. highs close to what we had today. mountain areas with 70s and 80s. tonight breezy at times for denver, low 57, 10 to 15 miles per hour. tomorrow yes. , a lot day but not record setting -- yes, a hot day but not record setting. we should almost get up to 90 degrees. we'll be in the middle 80s again wednesday with a high of 86 and thursday through saturday some of the cooler air starts to arrive accident thursday 78, friday -- arrive, thursday 78, friday 75, on saturday 69 degrees, 60s come
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the chance for some isolated showers all those days. i'm not really sure what -- >> there's nothing to worry about. >> steve spangler is here to blow thing up. >> we're not -- things up. >> we're not. it's going to be fine. you have to give them a forecast that says it's raining t-shirts. >> don't do it, becky. people are going to write in. you know it. >> watch out! >> and there's smoke, no worries, just a little smoke. it's all good. >> you know how nerve wracking it is to go through your entire weather forecast and out of the corner of your eye you can see steve spangler just putting something together. you never know exactly what's coming your way. >> you're a true pro, becky ditchfield. >> thank you. >> you did a fabulous job. the ultimate distraction going
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down somewhere. i need a paper bag or something. >> you take a deep breath. we'll check in later. >> okay. the 2016 paralympics officially opened and it was extinguished. the paralympic venues were packed. unlike the olympic games china topped the by britain, the ukraine and the u.s. the smithsonian for african american history and culture is almost ready to open in washington d.c. and there is a special section for athletes. >> olympic gymnast gabby douglas is just over 5 feet tall. she broke through the barrier by becoming the first african american woman in history to become the first all around
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champion in gold, all around and team competitions at the same olympics. in this summer's summer games in rio douglas helped the u.s. win a second consecutive gold medal in the team event. >> we've included gabby douglas because it's important that women and their contributions to sports and larger political social issues is demonstrated in this gallery. >> some of douglas' training equipment is on display at museum. there's a leotard, some of her competition wear. the blue see. features several athletes -- the museum features several athletes gear. it also features boxing gear of muhammad ali. he won the gold heavyweight medal in rome. he turned pro and started training at the fifth street gym in miami where he trained for his first fight with sonny
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changed his name to muhammad ali. the museum opens this saturday. it's so sad that he's gone now but great that the museum is kind of keeping his history alive, such an important history it is. >> yes, to hear the whole story. a whole new generation learned a lot about him through his death. >> that's true. >> now we've got to keep extending it. >> absolutely. some students will do whatever it takes to get an >> that could include learning a new language so that they can get a free ride through college.
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boy, it is expensive to go to college and it gets more and more expensive every single year. average tuition to public universities has doubled since 2004, doubled. >> we'll hear how more and more americans are learning to get their degrees tuition free if
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>> reporter: nobody would consider lexie veer a globetrotter. >> i've been in texas and arlington about all my life. >> reporter: but she's learned -- >> i took german my sophomore year. >> reporter: and she's ready. [ speaking german ] >> reporter: to take a different kind of graduation trip. >> there has been a fairly significant uptick of americans going to germany. >> reporter: educational advisor jay malone says in the last 15 years german universities and americans are starting to notice. >> this has made german bachelor's and master's degrees roughly equivalent to american degrees which means that they transfer back to the united states well. >> reporter: and then there's this. >> german public universities don't charge tuition. >> reporter: college in germany is like k through 12 in the u.s. paid for by the taxpayers but with one of the lowest birth rates in the world germany needs more taxpayers. >> it's basically impossible
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bring in more people from abroad. >> reporter: that's where students like lexie come in. >> it was either between german colleges or a force rotc. >> reporter: malone says the german government has set a goal of 400,000 students from outside europe studying in their universities by 2020 with hopes they'll stay and help support the country's system. there are currently 330,000 studying with just 5,000 from could change soon. >> that number is increasing and we definitely expect it to grow over the next few years. >> reporter: as a college education in the u.s. becomes more costly, american students in other countries could turn into american workers in other countries. >> if i go over there and realize i just love it so much and get a job there, i'm probably going to stay over there. >> reporter: with an education germany paid for. >> an interesting concept. there's some debate about how
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ways they can get an education. so there's really reallyany other choice they're -- not really any other choice they're saying. >> if you're interested and that's the only way you can do it, i guess you should brush up on your german to take advantage of the free tuition, although there are a few programs taught in english as well, but it's challenging. >> but it's free, right. our science guy is out in the backyard where he's trying to mess with becky's brain forecast. some people are kind of afraid of his latest project, a t- shirt cannon. >> we couldn't let him roam around the newsroom. we had to put him in the backyard. he's joined by special guests who have donated their retirement to getting denver
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neighbors here at 9news once in a while something is going down in the world of science. no? okay. >> kim, you need these. it's so fun to have friends in the backyard, steve and carissa walters i'll introduce and tell you a bit more. they are amazing people who are getting scouts excited about science. this is one of the ways. mr. walters, what is this? >> this is a dry ice rocket cannon. we use it to launch the t- shirts up into the air. we'rt all works. >> then we'll break it all down after we show them how it works. you can see the hot water going in here. >> i'm not going to put my face in it or anything. >> you're going to be fine. you can see all this carbon dioxide go is coming out. mr. walters, seal it up. now we have a pressure gauge here. we're going to focus straight up. we'll look straight up. look at that, kim.
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>> missed the camera. >> was that awesome? >> this is cool. >> is this like what you see at games? >> no. >> no. >> i don't see this when they do it. >> not at all. so let's tell them how you did it. first of all, you've got this pvc contraption here. in the bottom here we have dry ice. correct? >> yes. put the dry ice in to start with and we add our i'm using three sheets and it fits right across the top and then the top goes on and we'll seal this. >> like this, good. >> seal it up. >> excellent. and then? >> then we just put the hot water into it and it's ready to fire again. >> we'll wait because i want to talk to you a little bit. >> okay. >> steve and carissa have been
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how long have you done scouts? >> 32 years. >> did it start when you had one of your own little ones and you just stuck with it? >> yes. >> and constantly getting them excited. so you're taking science and combining a little magic? >> i do magic and science shows and it's like more request for stem type things is what everybody wants us to do. so we have a lot of fun either way. >> one of they're doing is training the scout leaders. so there's a frontier roundtable. on the facebook page tonight i've got video of how high it goes up and i'll give you all the contacts. so if you're in scouting and you're interested in having steve and carissa come. >> i love the shirt. i tried one at home. >> make this one go down. ready, steve? >> it's down. i got it down before. >> you already put a t-shirt in
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two. >> double the fun. >> watch this. this is great. it's going to build up all the pressure. the nice thing is he has a gauge right there. he can twist it. he's going to tell us when he thinks it's going to pop. if you look straight up, you'll see this just beautiful. >> boom. there its something right there. >> it almost took out the clock tower. isn't that crazy? >> that's why the people in the nose bleed section could get a shirt. you need to bring them like this who are constantly getting people excited about science and scouts. i'll put it all up on the facebook page. give me about an hour. i'll put all the contact info on there. >> carissa is ready to go. >> sneeze making it happen. >> -- she's making it happen. >> year going to be right --
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i wonder if becky ever recovered from t-shirt cannon
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thornton have a new shirt. that's going to do it for us. 9news at 5:00 is next. next at 5:00 the challenge of confronting the threat of homegrown terrorism after three attacks over the weekend. >> also ahead the punishment for a young man from arvada after threats against a state >> and colorado homeowners have to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket for damage from flash flooding next on 9news. >> this is 9news. we want to get first to some breaking news, fire crews working to put out a two alarm fire at an apartment complex in unincorporated arapahoe county along the edge of the southeast side of denver.
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bible park. the apartment complex is called the reserve at hunters run, no reports of any life threatening injuries. firefighters working this scene are from denver, south metro and cunningham. from sky9 we could see at least four ladder trucks with five or six lines of water flowing onto and into the building, a really large fire and a large complex as well, no injuries reported so far. bombings in new york and new jersey and a weekend stabbing attack at a minnesota shopping mall once again point to homegrown terrorism. in linden, new jersey, this morning police arrested ahmad kahn rahimi after a shoot outwith officers. an investigator was wounded in the leg. investigators say there is no evidence there are more bombs or more suspects. president obama said there does not appear to be a connection between the bombing suspects in


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