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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. an antique tractor shop owner is planning to rebuild after a fire damaged his business. a cedar rapids hospital needs nurses. it's hosting a job fair to address the national trend. students at a unique school in cedar rapids worked together on a special project. you could say it's larger than life. good friday morning! its 5 o'clock on january 22nd. here is a live look at . first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this
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well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend!toda y: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21 thanks kaj. a tractor shop owner is looking a tractor shop owner is looking to the future this morning after a fire damaged his business. the fire was at heister's used tractors at 41-84 whittier road in waubeek, which is in linn county. when firefighters arrived, flames had
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was hurt. the owner, morgan heister, says his business has been at that location for about 25 years. he says he built antique tractors and tractor pullers in his shop. " 1:47:27 i was ready to leave and go home. the boys come running down waiving their arms and i thought they wanted to borrow some tools. another neighbor just left you couldn't smell nothing. we didn't see anything. " heister says he hopes to rebuild his business sometime in the near future. the iowa utilities board will hold meetings next month to discuss a pipeline that would run through the state. about 40 people, including farmers and environmentalists, protested the proposed project yesterday. dakota access wants to build the bakken pipeline that would carry thousands of barrels of crude from north dakota to illinois. some say they are concerned with the way the process has played out and are worried the utilities board has already made a decision. " "it's shut every day iowans out of the process. it has
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public comment, it has moved on someone else's timeline and not iowa's timeline. so, i think basically we want to send the message that we don't want this pipeline."" " "we try not to participate in some of the high school pep rallies antics that you can see. our members are proud professionals that try to represent ourselves in a respectful manner at all times." " the other states have already approved the project. next month, the iowa utilities board will hold four meetings to discuss it and possibly make a decision. linn county supervisors and other elected officials could get raises this year. linn county's compensation board is recommending a 3 point 5 percent increase in pay for the county attorney and sheriff. it's recommending a 3 percent increase for supervisors and other officials like the auditor, recorder and treasurer. last year, linn county supervisors approved a 2 percent increase on a 3 to 2 vote that put their yearly wage over the 100- thousand dollar mark. in black hawk county, elected officials are getting a 4 percent increase in their salaries.
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falls courier, the board of supervisors approved a move to raise wages earlier this week. the county attorney will earn nearly 5 thousand more dollars and the sheriff 4 thousand more dollars this year. the supervisors themselves are getting about a 14-hundred dollar increase. hospitals around the country are short staffed. mercy medical center in cedar rapids is addressing the lack of nurses with a job fair. hospitals around the country are facing a major nursing shortage and schools can't meet demand. according to the bureau of labor statistics' employment projections for 2012-2022, an rn is one of the top jobs in the country in terms of growth. the rn workforce is expected to grow 19 percent. that's from 2 point 71 million jobs in 2012 to 3 point 24 million in 2022. the bureau also projects the need for 525 thousand replacement nurses in the workforce. that means the total number of
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nurses is 1 point 05 million by 2022. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders is live in the newsroom this morning. forrest, nurses are vital to the operation of a hospital. yeah, there's actually research out there that suggests having more nurses at a hospital increases your chances of surviving surgery. mercy says they're growing in a number of spots and need to staff more nurses. we're talking about outpatient care. home care. clinics. pediatrics. cardiology, just to name a few. the chief nursing officer at the hospital blames the shortage on a couple things. one, more and more nurses are reaching retirement age. the other, schools aren't producing enough nurses to keep up. " some of them have waiting lists to get their nursing students through the program. we graduate a finite number of nurses every single year. then, they're deployed throughout the healthcare organizations. " mercy's upcoming job fair isn't just for nurses. it'll have information about a number of medical fields. and those who haven't had training, but are interested
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too. that means high schoolers. the fair is saturday, january 30th. noon to four at mercy's hallagan education center. that's 701 10th street se in cedar rapids. nicole, back to you. thanks a lot forrest. some eastern iowa students are in washington d-c this morning for an anti-abortion rally and march for life today. this is video of last year's march. a storm could bring a foot of snow or more to that area. the march for life education and defense fund says even with the weather, the event will go on as planned. iowa congressman rod blum is in cedar rapids today for the congressiona l app challenge award ceremony. blum met with small businesses in other parts of eastern iowa yesterday. the first district republican stopped at farmtek in dyersville to talk about how it can benefit from online sales. he also met with employees to hear about what issues that congress can help with. "wages have been flat to stagnant, to down over the last 20 years. so we need to get people's wages moving up in the right direction and it's small businesses that are a big part of that solution. that's why i like
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they're doing." blum also stopped in manchester, where he toured x-l specialized and talked about the need for skilled welders and other trade workers. a new group at the university of iowa will examine gender and other biases on campus. the university has been the scene of numerous protests and demonstratio ns in recent years in opposition to some policies and support for others. the newly formed group is called the "bias assessment response team," or bart. it will handle campus incidents that fall anywhere between a policy violation and a crime. a new report shows the number of teens giving birth has gone down. but there are still a lot of kids living in poverty. the child and family policy center released its annual kids count report yesterday. it shows that iowa's teen birth rate is down more than 42 percent since 2000.
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percent just in 2014. the child poverty rate in iowa has increased 44 percent in the last 16 years. a child is considered to be living in poverty if there is an income of a little more than 23- thousand dollars for a family of four. linn and johnson counties have around an 11 percent child poverty rate. dubuque is about 13 percent and in black hawk county, it's 17 percent. typically puppets aren't much bigger than your hand, but students at a cedar rapids elementary school decided to go big. some fourth and fifth graders at the johnson "steam" academy spent weeks creating a puppet that's seven and a half feet tall. a former mount mercy university drama professor with a background in puppetry helped the kids make the giant figure of a scientist. they're now practicing how to move it on stage to perform. the students also came up with a history of the puppet to explain its purpose. " the girls came up with the fact this is a scientist and a
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it takes four people, two inside and two outside, to operate the giant puppet. students who helped create it will need to practice movement because the puppet will be on stage at theatre cedar rapids for an event this spring. the johnson steam academy is hosting a steam expo today. that will be today from 1:30 to 5:30. students will present projects they've been working on in their classrooms. and there will be events where students share their experiences with other students. the day ends with an open house for the community to see everything the school does. farmers and ag experts in iowa are hoping to avoid another bird flu outbreak. they are asking the governor for more money to prevent a repeat of last year's devistation. plan on a few flurries in the
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friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be
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conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend! today: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21 thanks kaj.
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region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this president obama is using his veto pen on a bill that would stop the e-p-a's new water rule. in today's agribusiness report, senator joni ernst's reaction to
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helped write. but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning!
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good morning, this is the agribusiness report, i'm david geiger. ---- a bill stopping the environmental protection agency's new water rule was vetoed by the president yesterday.. the veto was expected.. though a lot of ag groups still expressed disappointment with president obama's decision.. the resolution of disapproval.. which passed both the house and senate with bipartisan votes.. was authored by iowa senator joni ernst... she also was disappointed by the veto.. and immediately led a bipartisan vote to override it.. but if that doesn't work there are other methods.. groups against the waters of the u-s rule.. will try to use litigation to get rid of it.. but that may take a while.. and be very expensive. "ncba is very disappointed that
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chose to veto over the will of congress both chambers of congress passed this wotus resolution by strong bipartisan majorities and we're very disappointed that the president chose to ignore that and now forces us to continue on with very costly and very long delay litigation." ---- china could import a record amount of soybeans this year. crushers are looking at cheaper overseas supplies to meet most of the demand for soymeal according to pro farmers first thing today.. climbing soymeal demand could increase china's imports to as much as 85 million metric tons of soybeans for 2015-2016 marketing year.. according to the china national grain and oils information center.. that would be an increase of 9 percent from last year. feed mills are relying on soy products to replace other protein sources like rapeseeed.. cottonseed.. and distillers dried grains... but production of rapeseed and cotton are expected to fall sharply this year.... and u-s.. d-d-g imports are under
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---- live stock are gaining some ground they lost this week... in a market that's still volatile.. and grains are reacting to south american weather reports. "we've had a little bit of an advance actually. in the corn market in particular. a couple reasons for that, we've got the, chased a few of the funds out of the shorts. we got.." "some forecasts for a 108 to 110 degrees temperatures in cordoba, which is the main corn area of argentina this week. some indications that brazil has sold more corn than they can actually ship. soybeans have had a little more trouble getting traction here just because of the south american crop and somewhat improved weather in brazil this week." "cattle markets have been extremely volatile. you had a huge run up in the cuttouts from late december until just this, couple of days ago. bottom line is the stock markets looking a little better today and cattle are limit up at midday." "we've been in a pretty general
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the last two months now. we are cranking out plenty of pork but we're being fairly successful at exporting it. we'll get a cold storage report friday afternoon from usda that'll tell us whether we're using it faster than we're making it or not. and i think that's the key to extending the hog rally any further." ---- an iowa town got a piece of a five hundred thousand dollar grant from the e-p- a.. johnston, iowa was selected as one of ten communities across the country to get financial.. and technical guidance for drinking water and wastewater infrastructur e. it's part of the e-p-a's new watercare program. ---- and that's all we have for the show today.. thanks for joining us on the agribusiness report.. i'll be back on monday. have a good weekend everybody. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agribusiness section of kcrg.com. you'll find it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.36 oc webtease iowa's agriculture secretary is asking for five hundred thousand dollars in state aid in
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outbreak. the request comes after a bird flu outbreak killed 30 million iowa birds last year. governor branstad did not include money for bird flu prevention in his state budget proposal. ag secretary bill northey says the department of agriculture needs the money to better prepare for the future. a new survey shows bankers in iowa and across the midwest are worried about the region's economy. january's rural mainstreet index dropped to 34 point 8 from 41 point 5 in december. scores below 50 indicate market decline. creighton university oversees the survey and says this is the fifth straight month of decline. an economist at creighton blames lower prices for agriculture and energy, and manufacturin g loses. a lot of siblings are teaming up to reel in the biggest catch of the day. and one little man is smiling bigger than the fish that he caught. more big fish catches in today's big ol' fish.
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plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is
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at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend!toda y: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21
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sometimes when you catch your first fish you want to give it a kiss. but others are little scared of what they pulled out of the water. here's john campbell's big ol fish. our first hall of fame inductee is maddisynb ricklefs and her first fish ever
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with her grandparents. now it is cade roeder and his catch of the day at lake petenwell in wisconsin boston mc williams of mc gregor teamed up with his dad mark for the great looking blue gill at buffalo lake. marcs thurman and reid manternach teamed up for this hog bass in the backyard pond. and the fishing cousins, millie manternach and mason martin show off the sunny they landed. nikki white of worthington hit the jackpot near the guttenberg dam. nice flathead. bill mealman was fishing for walleye on lake mc bride when the monster, 48 inch muskie hit. briggs wiggins was using the old superman pole when this bass hit on a pond near richland. stink bait, stink bait, stink bait. it sure worked for brayden mahoney in a pond near bonaparte. and here is a happy camper. parsons menzer and his lunker largemouth from upper hay lake. with all my fishing friends, this is john campbell reporting. an investigator with the iowa civil rights
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university of iowa field hockey coach could win her lawsuit for wrongful termination. in a screening decision, investigator benjamin flickinger said a reasonable person could infer that discrimination led to the athletic director firing tracey griesbaum. the university claims the firing resulted from concerns about how griesbaum treated her players. but flickinger says the university's investigative report did not outline any policy violations. we have high school hoops action for you tonight on kcrg nine point two. the girls and boys teams from north cedar head to iowa city regina. action gets underway at six. on kcrg nine point two. if you're looking for something a little more nine point two orchestra festival live from the paramount theatre in cedar rapids. eight o'clock. candidate hillary clinton is trying to reach a wider audience. with the help of a celebrity,
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is hoping for more votes from the younger votes. gas prices are down and so are costs for eastern iowa businesses and cities. some are saving thousands a month. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now,
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source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. finding your caucus. leaders from both political parties want to make sure you know where to find your caucus location before the big night. eliminating the achievement gap. an eastern iowa high school is proof that students can overcome barriers with a little extra help from staff. and lack of nurses. a hospital in cedar rapids is hoping a job fair will help fill the shortage in eastern iowa. and you're looking live on our city cam.
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first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend!toda y: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21
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it's just 10 days until iowans will caucus for presidential candidates. but not everyone knows where they need to go. the republican and democratic parties are encouraging you to come early - or least be in line by 7 o'clock on february 1st. for the democrats, you can type your address into this box at iowa democrats dot org. for the g-o-p, you'll need to know your precinct location to find your location on iowa g-o-p dot org. " we are reaching out to as many people as we can. letting them know caucuses are feb 1, and everyone should come out " " come prepared, think about what you're going to do, and come early. exclamation point, exclamation point, exclamation point! " the democrats are also trying
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have set up a tele- caucus for iowans abroad in the military, school and the peace corps. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is trying to reach younger iowa voters. she hosted an event at the university of iowa campus with singer demi lovato. one u-i freshman says he's trying to decide between clinton and bernie sanders. " "i think part of the reason demi is here so she can get some of the college vote, or some of the college vote or younger people to come to her events." " " "i'm hoping that each and every one of you will get interested, get involved, be part of this process. you know people in iowa are being watched, not just around the country, but around the world." " one of the central messages last night was to get out and caucus. other celebrities will join clinton on the campaign trail. sports icon billie jean king and actress jamie lee curtis will join hillary prior to february 1st. coe college political science professor
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voters to an event when they wouldn't come before. " "if they are really super famous that you would end all your plans and go see them, they would get you in the door and you'd hear the candidate's message." " nesmith says celebrities can make a little difference in a very close race. but historically he says these types of endorsements don't make a huge difference. clinton and her democratic opponents bernie sanders and martin o'malley will be in des moines monday night for a town hall meeting. the presidential hopefuls will answer questions from democratic caucus- goers. it starts at eight o'clock, and you can see it on kcrg 9 point 2. c-n-n's chris cuomo will moderate the event. the old capitol museum in iowa city is getting children involved in the caucus buzz. it is hosting a mock caucus called the hawkus today and next friday from 6 to 8 p-m but instead of debating about the real candidates, the kids will focus on choosing which superhero deserves the hawkus nomination. it does cost 20 dollars and
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before hand. the iowa department of education is recognizing four iowa schools for their work to eliminate the achievement gap. state officials presented the breaking barriers award to.. washington high school for its work with african american students. riverdale heights elementary school was recognized for a second year in a row for helping latino students. denison elementary school got the award for its work with students whose first language is not english. and the state is awarding west union elementary school for its work with students who come from low-income families. 52 percent of west union elementary students qualify for free and reduced lunches. but 93 percent of students are proficient in reading and math. that's above the state average of 68 percent. administrators say a tiered need more help is a big part of that success. spend one- on-one time with an interventionist.
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struggling with reading or math can come up here and they can receive that one-on-one instruction that they need to be successful when they go back to the classroom." the award is based on state test results over the last three years. mercy medical center in cedar rapids is putting out a call for more nurses. the hospital says it has a growing demand for the profession. and they're not alone. hospitals around the country are facing a major nursing shortage and schools can't meet demand. according to the bureau of labor statistics' employment projections for 2012-2022, an rn is one of the top jobs in the country in terms of growth. the rn workforce is expected to grow 19 percent. that's from 2 point 71 million jobs in 2012 to 3 point 24 million in 2022. the bureau also projects the need for 525 thousand replacement nurses in the workforce. that means the total number of job openings for nurses is more than a million by 2022.
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desk to take a closer look at the shortage. forrest, why are nurses so critical? obviously, a lot of reasons. one of them, they save lives. get this, a recent study showed having more than one nurse per bed at a hospital may decrease patient mortality after general surgery by 20%. no wonder hospitals far and near need nurses morgan henkel has been a nurse for about a year and a half.morgan got into the business because she's all about caring for others. "i just really like helping people. i've always been the type to put people before myself. friends or anybody, really."in coming years, she won't be short of people to care for as demand for her profession continues to increase due to the shortage. the american association of colleges of nursing points to a number of causes. three of the biggest: -limited nursing faculty at schools,
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produced -on top of that, many nurses are nearing retirement age -plus, some are flat out leaving the profession because they're over worked. "so we've got growth and opportunity." mary brobst is mercy's chief nursing officer. according to her, nursing need seems like it's almost everywhere at mercy. the hospital is expanding in many areas that will need to staff more rns. that includes: outpatient care. home care. clinics. pediatrics. and cardiology. to help, mercy is hosting a job fair with a emphasis on nursing, later this month. "we'd love to have people that are interested. not only people who are currently either registered or certified as a health care professional, but those who are interested. i think about high school students."mor gan will appreciate the help. in some places, extra hours and shifts have become an industry standard as the shortage gets even bigger. "you have your good days and bad days like anywhere. but, i love what i do." that job fair is saturday, january 30th. noon to four at mercy's hallagan education center. that's 701 10th street se in cedar rapids. nicole?
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drivers are getting some relief as they fill their gas tanks. gas prices in iowa are down 10 cents a gallon from last month and may be headed lower. this is helping the budgets for businesses that operate a fleet of vehicles. the city of cedar rapids is saving hundreds of thousands of dollars because of low fuel prices. the city says from july through december last year it cost about eight hundred thousand dollars to fuel its fleet of more than five hundred vehicles. during the same time the previous year, the city paid more than one point four million dollars. that's a savings of more than six hundred thousand dollars. low gas prices are making it easier for all travelers' wallets. but you might want to keep an eye on your flights if you are hitting the skies this weekend thanks to a big winter storm headed straight for the northeast. a war veteran in nebraska is
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plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold
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morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend! today: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27
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night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21 thanks kaj. plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to south. highs today should be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday
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have a great weekend! today: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow a popular online retailer is offering refunds this morning. amazon is heeding warnings about the dangers of hoverboards. stay
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steep losses this week. and anyone with travel plans this weekend could face long delays and cancellations. the winter storm headed towards the east coast is already causing trouble for
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airlines have preemptively canceled about three thousand flights amid blizzard warnings. some places could see up to two feet of snow. airlines are also rebooking travelers and issuing change-fee waivers. google paid apple a hefty fee to keep its search bar on the iphone. the search engine paid the tech giant one billion dollars in 20-14. google also has an agreement with apple that gives the iphone maker a percentage of revenue google generates through apple devices. amazon is offering full refunds for anyone who bought a hoverboard on its site. the consumer product safety commission has investigated 40 fires and explosions. the c-p-s-c chairman is encouraging consumers to take advantage of the offer. he wants other retailers and manufacturer s to also offer refunds. it's here's a live look at ??? on our city cam.
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plan on a few flurries in the region to start your friday, however, the impact of these flurries should be very minor. nothing measurable is anticipated. clouds should hold at least through the morning with a slow break-up of cloud cover in the afternoon from north to
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be similar to yesterday and mainly in the mid-20s. this weekend continues to look great with highs well into the 20s on saturday, with mid-30s likely for your sunday. our next system is still on track to move in on monday. with minor snow accumulation s likely, there will probably be slick driving conditions in the area monday and monday night. have a great weekend!toda y: am flurries, m/cloudy high: 22-28 winds: n 5-15 alo: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 26tonight: gradual clearing low: 9-15 winds: n 5-10 alo: 11 dbq: 12 iow: 14tomorrow: mostly sunny high: 26-32 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 27 dbq: 27 iow: 29tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 18-24 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 20 dbq: 19 iow: 21 thanks kaj. here's a look at today's top
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workers with both the democratic and republican parties want to make sure you know where to go on caucus night. for the democrats, you can type in your address on iowa democrats dot org. for the g-o-p, you'll need to know your precinct location to find your location on iowa g-o-p dot org. a linn county man is hoping to rebuild his tractor shop after a fire destroyed it last night. morgan heister builds antique tractors and tractor pullers in his shop. he has worked at his shop in waubeek for about 25 years.
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attract more nurses at an upcoming job fair. there is a growing demand for nurses both nationally and locally. the job fair is january 30th at mercy's hallagan education center.
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since 1987.. they had a chance to do it tonight at rutgers. peter jok came out on fire.. and for some reason rutgers didn't read the scouting report because they didn't guard him. pete scored 11 of the hawks first 15 points and finished with a career high 29. but give rutgers some credit they battled back and tied the game at 32 on this justin goode bucket.. iowa answered with a triple from jarrod uthoff who went over the 1,000 point mark with 20. and then the great defense forces the turnover and jok is wide open on the other end for the flush. they called a t on him for hanging on the rim. hawks led 45-37 at the break. iowa
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the second half anthony clemmons with the blow by for two of his 20.. and then clemmons with the nice look inside to woody who had a double with 12 points..11 boards. and iowa beat rutgers 90-76 to raise their record to 6-0 in the big 10 and 15-3 overall. uthoff jok clemmons were on wich you need multipule shooters then you can get them in transition which we did" sot :12 oc: "wich we did " it's thursday time for another edition of the kcrg tv-9 athlete of the week sponsored by cedar rapids toyota. tipton 5"8 senior guard matt pelzer has been on a score tear.. he had a career high 34 in a win over mid prairie and added 28 in a victory over west liberty. he was 14-14 from the line in those two games. despite being only 5"8 matt is not afraid to take into the land of the giants. how are you able to score like that inside with your height? like i said just try to get it high off the glass
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was having a lot shots blocked lately i have been getting higher. and then you go to the line a lot because you are taking it inside. right and you don't miss 8-8 last game 6-6 the game before take some pride in that. absolutely. 5'8 on a good day with tall shoes on so he could be scared to take it into traffic could want to turn into a jump shooting player but the fact that he attacks the basket non stop. since you have been on fire from the free throw line we are going to have a free throw contest only one problem have you ever heard of rick barry? no you know how rick used to shoot them and he never missed. granny style. i cant believe he didn't know rick barry if you are shooter you can shoot any style and matt stepped up and hit three straight.. i need to hit four to win and hit two straight and
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it was time to go door to door and find someone to take on in sock hoops. reda has lived on this house on 8th street in tipton for 57 years so she definetly had home court advantage. and she burried her first shot.. i matched her shot for shot and we tied when i decided to go over stairs got it.. and reda missed the loser had give the other a foot message and let me tell you reda is pretty good at it..you want to be done now don't you? thanks rita for letting us into your home. .you are a hoot and a sweetheart. lets grapple. prairie hosted linn-mar on kcrg 9.2 and second ranked shea hartzler got the lions off to a good start with the fall at 160. what a match at 170 derrick horak with the
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takedown for the 7-6 win for prairie.. and then what a comeback by preston legrange at 182.. he was trailing logan hagmier 8-2 but responded with a third period fall.. and the hawks with back to back pins. taylor mehman takes care of business at 195.. great match at heavyweight isiaha garman with the third period takedown for the 4-2 decision. but the hawks with another fall at 106 from ted zingerly who moved up from jv. and prairie beat linn-mar 45-22. and a couple of iowa football players have been selected to participate in the senior bowl on january 30th. center austin blythe.. and tight end henry krieger-coble they will join uni defensive back deiondre hall on the north roster.
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good friday morning. you're looking live on our citycam. it's january 22nd and here's what you need to know today. a waubeek man who loves to
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