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of a bike ride fundraiser in honor of her late son will compete for a national award in washington d-c. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a decent february day with an overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther northeast you go. highs will range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather pattern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this will come along with some wind, it's still 40s. mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city and points south may briefly touch 60, though the gusty winds may make it feel a few degrees cooler than that. there
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the next 10 daysyswith a cool-down likely next week. however, with the arctic shut off and no snow pack left by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold. before you know it, it'll be march!today: partly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 winds: se 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47tomorrow night: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48 winds: s 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47 a juvenile acting in self defense. that's the reason why there won't be any charges for a shooting in linn county. the linn county attorney's office says the shooter was underage and believe he acted in self defense for a shooting earlier this month. sheriff's deputies responded to 14-14 4 sley grove road northwest the morning of february 6th. they found 44 year old richard smith was shot twice at his home. he's since been released from the hospital and declined to file charges. a 30-year-old man is in the monroe county jail
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abusing a 2 and half month old girl. justin stickrod has been charged with 1st- dedeee sexual abuse and child endangerment . he's currently held on a $68,000 dollar bond. the albia police department is assisting the sheriff's office with the investigation, which started february 4th. the sheriff says the baba is recovering. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. the east dubuque school board president is leaving the position. shirley horstman's colleaguesesannounced her resignation at last night's meeting. just last week, she said she was stepping down as president. she held the position when the board put then- superintendent greg herbst on administrative leave last summer. the school board later apologized and reinstated him. earlier this month, herbst announced that he was leaving to be the superintendent in galena, illinois. van buren elementary schoho in cedar rapids recently learned of an assessment result that any principal would be pleased with. all but 1 kindergarten student tested proficient in reading. "16:32:49 it was exciting. laugh. it was very exciting. we kind
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this and keep it going throughout the years." tthat means 98% of the students tested proficient at van buren. the district average for kindergarten is 78% proficiency. van buren teachers say they changed how they're teaching by focusing on key skills students s need. instead of teaching a little about a lot of topics, they're making sure each child knows the essential skills they need to succeed. school leaders say the students are working hard to overcome read. "16:00:10 we have 57 kids in kindergarten, 19 of those students are english language learners which means their primary language is something other than english. they are still learning how to speak english as well as learning to read and the fundamentals of reading as well." the district says parentstsave also helped d th this success by continuing lessons at home. the principal says they still have plenty of work ahead to keep this trend going.
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getting out of class early each friday next school year. that's instead of a late start on mondays that the district had previously proposed, but many parents came out sharply against. the district plans to use the time for professional development for t tchers. the school board will holola public hearing on the proposed calendar on monday night. the old macdonald farm in cedar rapids is finding new ways to bring in more people. cedar rapids parks and rec is renovating the farm to make it more enticing and educational. kcrg-tv nine's brea love is in our cedar rapids newsroom. brea, you talked with the department about the changes? yes, chris, nicole. animal exhibit coordinator megan corrigan has some big plans to change uu old macdonald. she's bringing in brand new animals, and programs. at the parks and recreation commission meeting yesterday, the parks department discussed it's new goal for the farm. community members will now be able to feed, pet, and engage with all of the animals at the farm. old macdonald will hold daily programs like farmer for a day where children can co out and perform the morning duties, and bottle feed the calves. corrigan says it's
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it use to be. 4:30 "a lot of people in cedar rapids didn't grow up around farms, they didn't have that background, and bever zoo which is now old macdonald farm is a free place for the community to go to. their parents don't have to be around, they can ce walk down if they want to." there are also plans to redesign the walk ways around the park to make sure animals are visible and accessible from every angle. throughout the spring and summer the farm will hold new events like movie nights at the cedar rapids amphitheater, and harvest fest in the fall. the farm opens for the season on april 23rd. live in the newsroom, brea love, kcrg-tv nine news. all week, we've showcased this year's 9 who care honorees -- 9 volunteers who have made big impacts in their communities. now, we present our jefferson award nominee. jackie bailey will travel to washington d-c this june for the national award ceremony. kcrg t-v9's mark carlson shows hehe work and what keeps her pedaling on. "in my opinion we don't do the work that everybody else does in our committee." jackie bailey is
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her husband, tom, she started and now oversees the courage ride, a bike ride that raises thosuands for cancer research. and it requires a whole lot of careful planning. "all of the credit goes to our committee." but jackie, has a story to tell, and a reason why she works so hard to make su every year the courage ride returns to eastern iowa. "we started the ride in 2005 to honor our son seth who in 2003 after an eight the past ten years the courage ride has raised 300-thousand more money has gone directly to the holden comprehensive cancer center in iowa city. "since we've been partnering with them, they have now been able to do clinical trials, which they couldn't do when our sons was going through cancer, they now have 14 clinical trials, they have two or three specific sarcoma doctors hired." jackie says what she's been through. is what drives her to help others. "that's what keeps us going, it's awesome to know that that's possible." and jackie says she knows seth is looking down with pride, and she has proof. "as he lay dying that morning, i whispered in his ear, seth when we see a red-tailed hawk we will know you are okay, and things are okay, you would not believe the red tailed hawks we have seen
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so if you decide to hop on your bike and head for the johnson - washington county line for this years courage ride. keep your eye out, for hawks that will certaily be looking out for you. mararcarlson, kcrg tv ne news. jackie says she is honored to
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to competeteor the jefferson award. though, she would rather take a bus since she's nervous to fly. our nine who care winners have actually won the jefferson award the past two years. we honored all of o o 9 who carereinners at a banquet last saturday evening. you can watch that ceremony and hear from the honorees in a t-v nine special that airs tonight at seven on kcrg nine point two. if you're a little accident-proro with your phone, you may be in luck this morning. and there's a new website that only wants your business once -- sort of. we'll explain coming up in today's techbytes.
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plan on a decent february day with an overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther
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range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather pattern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this will c ce along with some wind, it's still 40s. mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city and points south may briefly touch 60, though the gusty winds may make it feel a few degrees cooler than that. there are no majaj systems at all oveve the next 10 dayay with a cool-down likely next week. however, with the arctic shut off and no snow pack left by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold.
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today: partly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 winds: se 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47tomorrow night: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48
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thanks kaj. now hers abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with this morning's techbytes. hey, there.
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in the race for 20-16 - new polls show trump holding onto his commanding lead in south carolina. that's where voters head to the polls in just a few days. abc's megan hughes has the latest on the race for the white house. trump calls in on stephen colbert's "the late show"--
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head three things that you have said on air that, and this is true, cbs will not let me repeat"-- though he's vowed to clean up his dirty language, that doesn't mean he's playing nice. sot-trump: "bush, poor bush, he comes out i don't think donald trump can beat hillary clion but i can. then why aren't you beating me, why aren't you beating me?"jeb bush sot: "i dont care what donald trump says... the guy is a complete loser." jeb bush making news with a one word tweet--"ameca" with a picture of his own gun?his name printed on the barrel. the new york daily news going after bush this morning-with the headline- dolt-45. the latest cnn/orc poll in south carolina shows bush, rubio and cruz all trailing. trump with a 16-point lead in the palmetto state. on the democratic side-hillary clinton with a more than 20-point advantage. both candidates appeared on nevada public television last night- sanders sot: "you cannot ignore the impact of what wall street greed has done to this country and no state has been hit harder than in nevada."
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nevada. it's one of the most diverse and exciting places in this in our country." tag: tba - megan hughes, abc news, washington. the islamic state is facing a budget crunch. isis has cut salaries and is asking for utility bill payments in u-s dollars. the militants are also freeing captives at a discount rate of 500 dollars each. it's a sign coalition air strikes and international sanctions are taking a toll on the terror group. three americans s e free after a month in captivity in iraq. u-s and iraqi security leaders say the three men were working for a private contractor in baghdad when someone kidnapped them last month. they suspect an iranian armed militia was behind it. the u-s says the men were in good health when they arrived at the u-s embassy.
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of the three lucky winners from the r rord- breaking powerball drawing. the florida winner will reveal himself or herself today. a tennessee couple was the first to come forward. they took a lump-sum payout more than 187 million dollars after taxes. a third winner in california hasn't come forward yet. president obama says he will make a recommendati on for a replacement for justice antonin scalia. one iowa senator will have a big role either way. and he's not making any promises. you're looking live on our camera. kaj will be back right after the break with a look at your wednesday forecast. stay with us.
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us now with yourfirst alert forecast. plan on a decent february day with an overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther northeast you go. highs will range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather papaern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this will come along
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mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city and points south ma briefly touch 60, though the gusty winds may make it feel a few degrees cooler than that. there are no major systems at all over the next 10 days, with a cool-down likely next week. however, with the arctic shut off and no snow pack left by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold. before you know it, it'll be march! today: partly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 winds: se 15-25 a a: 43 dbq: 43
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night: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48 winds: s 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47 thanks, kaj. those who have a need for speed are hoping for a change in iowa law. lawmakers are debating a change to the speed limit on interstates. keep it here on tv-9.
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good wednesday morning. here's a live look on our citycam. it's february 17th and here's what you need to know today. five people now face charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to drug charges -- stemming from the accidental shooting of vinton teen emma redlinger last year. iowa's attorney general will now look at the case of alleged mishandling of asbestos at a cedar rapids high school. new polls are out in south carolina -- donald trump and hillary clinton hold major leads. and trump is promising to clean up his dirty language. kindergarten students at a cedar rapids elementary scho have some impressive reading scores. . achers say changing their methods in the classroom is the key to success. and a volunteer from eastern iowa in charge
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honor of her late son will compete for a national award in washington d-c. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... with an overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther northeast you go. highs will range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather pattern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this
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with some wind, it's still 40s. mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city and points south may briefly touch 60, though the feel a few degrees cooler than that. there are no major systems at all over the next 10 cool-down likely next week. however, withh the arctic shut off and no snow pack leff by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold. before you know it, it'll be march!today: partly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 iow: 47tomorrow night: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48 winds: s 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47 this morning five people face charges in the death of a 14 -year-old from vinton. authorities arrested them accidental death. police say a friend shohoemma redlinger in a home in february of 2015. she 17 year-old william hines is charged with involuntary with official acts. 52 year old robyn merchant faces a federal charge of providing a gun to a prohibited person. investigators say gun was provided to her son, 17 year old dillon winterroth, who faces possession of a a ntrolled substance with intent to deliver and other charges.
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drug charges including possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. another 17 year old faces minor chargrgs. police also arrested a sixth person who was present at the time of the arrests on drug charges. a year ag police responded to merchant's house where they found redlinger shot in the head. federal prosecutors accuse robyn merchant of knowing her son, dillon winterroth, was a drug user and giving him a gun that was used killed redlinger. authorities have ruled the shooting an a aident. more than 80 people have used an overflow, emergency shelter system this winter. it's a new process to keep the homeless out of dangously cold temperatures. this is how it works. representatives from shelters, free meal sites, and waypoint fill beds in three shelters first. once existing shelter beds fill up, an off-site space opens. last year, green n uare meals converted its diningngpace into a cold weather shelter. officials say this community approach helps connect people to more resources. 21:36:03 "we have a much better unt as far as who w%'re seeing, how many people need shelter, what is
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link them to services beyond that if they're interested. i feel like the community part has made it much more successful." cold temperatures have triggered the system 41 times this winter. the off-site space has opened 23 of those times. the iowa utilities board is meeting this friday to talk about a proposed oil pipeline that would cross the state. iowa is the only state that has not approved plans for the dakota access pipeline to carry crude oil from north dakota to illinois. the board met several times last wk t did not make a decision. pipeline opponents want the board to consider the fact congress lifted a ban on oil exports. they say that supports arguments the pipeline won't directly benefit iowa, which is a requirement for such projects. dakota access argues iowans will benefit from reduced reliance on imported oil. owa's interstate spe limit could jump from 70 t t75 miles an hour. state lawmakers passed the
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committee vote on the idea in the iowa house yesterday. representative gary worthan says the iowdepartment of transportatio n told him the average speed on iowa interstates is already 72 miles an hour. so why not just make it 75. "if you're not going to enforce 70 to slow that traffic down.lets make it legal" the iowa dot does not support raising the speed limit. it says it would cause an increase in the number of traffic deaths. the old macdonald's farm in cedar rapids is getting facelift in hopes of bringing the community back. the cedar rapids park and recreation department announced its plans to give the 123-year old farm an updated look. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us this morning. brea, the department says the goal is to teach people something? that's right they say they want people to learn more about urban agriculture. and to get the community excited about the place old macdonald farm use to be bever zoo, and attracted tons on people. but, due to regulations most of the
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had to go, and now people aren't as excited. at a meeting yesterday the department discussed their new thought process. the goal is to bring the people back through new animals, renovations, and programs. parks and rec will introduce dozens of new baby farm animals. children and their families will be able to touch, feed, and play with them right inside of the park. and programs will be centered arnd them, teaching the community those urban agriculture skills. 4:08 "kids can come out and they can learn how to be a farmer for a day, or play with baby farm animals and paint, and make crafts ,and stuff like that. those ideas hopefully to bring the people out to the farm again." corrigan says there are also plans to redesign the park and make it more accessible from every angle. the farm opens for the season on april 23rdrd throughout the spring and summer it will hold events like movie nights at the cedar rapids amphitheater, and harvest fest in the fall. chris, nicole?
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this summer, the u-s army corps of engineers says there should be fewer traffic problems on coralville lake. in recent years, lake- goers have raised concerns about the amount of boat traffic during the summer. so the u-s army corps of engineers is releasing an updated shoreline management plan. it says the plan won't change current docks, it will only prevent new docks from going into some areas. the army corps will hold a public meeting about this tomorrow ut the lake's visitor center starting at 4. the atatorney general will now review if the cedar rapids school district and a contractor should face a lawsuit over asbestos in washington high school. the environmental protection commission forwarded the case to the attorney general yesterday. the d-n-r claims contractors, staff, and students may have been exposed to acbestos during renovation work at the e hool. attorneys say the school district and company it hired could face penalties up to 10-thousand dollars per day, per violation. cedar rapids schools
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was disappointed with the epc's ruling. ""i think our narrative will remain the same. there were things that happened along the way. we worked with the abatement company through that procs as well as architects. when thenr became involved, we worked with them." the attorney general's office has the option to drop the cases, or take months or years to review the evidencnc or collect more. justice antonin scalia's chair in the u-s supreme court is now draped in black cloth. president obama says he plans to nominate someone to fill the justice's position republicans, who control the senate, will likely block any nomination -- preferring the next president to make the choice. iowa senator chuck grassley was in mamango for a town hall meeting yesterday. senator grassley is the head of the senate judiciary committee. the audience asked questions about the supreme court vacancy. they wondered if grassley would allow hearings for psident obama's nominee. the senator ade no promises either way. "the president has the authority...the senate has the
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his job" "the senate has the right to consent or not consent so we'll be following the constitution" senator grassley used the phrase "one step at a time" repeatedly when asked what his judiciary committee would do if does nominate someone in his final year in office. hawkeye fans are still basking in the glory of this year'r'football season. those hoping to witness a repeat season will have to pay a little more for tickets. up next... this morning's weather wise question. meteorologist kaj o'mara is up
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first alert storm team meteorologist kaj o'mara joins us now. plan on a decent february day with an overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther northeast
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range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather pattern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this will come along with some wind, it's still 40s. mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city and points south may iefly ttch 60, though the guguy winds may make it feel a few degrees cooler than that. there are no major systems at all over the nextxt0 days, with a cool-down likely next week. however, with the arctic shut off and no snow pack left by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold.
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tly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 winds: se 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47tomorroronight: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48 winds: s 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47
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iowa legislators only have a
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to get bills out of committees before the first funnel. a group of cancer survivors went to the statehouse to talk to lawmakers about a bill stopping minors from using tanningeds. more on that effort coming up.
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iowa's medicaid director says iowa is ready to switch to a privatized system on march 1st. the federagovernment ordered a two month delay because the state wasn't ready at the beginning of the year. iowa medicaid director mikki stier has addressed the 16 issues the federal centers for medicaid services identified. they includedeexpanding the network of doctors and hospitals that will accept medicaid patients. stier also says the state has stepped up communication efforts to answer questions from patients. despite skepticism, stier insists iowa is ready. "do you think it's a good thing that we have had an extra 2 months to sort this thing out?mikki: the state is ready, the state was ready in january,
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the state expects the centers for medicaid services to decide soon on whether iowa can move forward with medicaid privatization on march first. this friday is the first funnel for the iowa legislature -- meaning all bills must make it out of committee to survive. hundreds of people were out at the statehouse yesterday, lobbyiyi for a bill that would not allow minor to use tanning beds. the house bill would ban tanning until the age of 17 - and then require parental consult until age of 18. lawmakers in support t the bill say tanning is too risky for a person's health. "this is like a ticking time bomb. this is something that is happening to your skin now and you don't suffer the consequences until later " representative art staed says he used tanning beds when he was younger, and was diagnosed with cancer as a result. a group funding renovations of waterloo's canopy bridge isn't happy about it.
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approved 750-thousand dollars to renovate the fourth street pedestrian bridge over the cedar river. some members are disgusted with the idea - one member callll it "the world's longest urinal". supporters noted a lot of people use the covered walkway and it's a recognized landmark in waterloo. the cedar rapids parks and recreation department is planning to close the ambroz recreation center this fall. the city will first transfer all of its programs to the city's new northwest recreation center. the new center will be completely a-d-a compliant. the parks and rec director says it's easier to move the programs and close ambroz then to deal with renovation complications. it's also looking for alternative spaces to house some offices, music programs and ceramics programs. hawkeke football fans will have to pay a little more for tickets this season. season tickets went on sale this week. the price for new season tickets is 415 dollars. that's up from 395 dollars last year. the university expects to sell more than 30- thousand season tickets this
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cap of 43-thousand tickets. the hawkeyes expect last year'r' 12-and-0 record and this s ll's schedule willllead to a heavy demand for tickets. " as long as i've done this i can't think of a more attractive schedule than we have this year, really. all the red teams come to town that we love to beat and we love to have come to town, wisconsin and iowa state, we've got michigan coming, we've got nebraska coming. " single game tickets will go on sale in july. the most expensive ticket will be 85-dollars, up from w0 dollars last season. now here's our morning mugshot on your wednesday. junior achievement of eastern iowa presents the 7th annual "taste of achievement." it's this friday from 6 to 9 at celebration farm in iowa city. local establishment s will provide food and dririk. there will be silent and live auctions with items like jewelery and free car washes for a year. proceeds help support financial literacy in kindergarten through high school classrooms. you can buy tickets
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if you have a non-profit event or organization you'd like to see featured... send us an e-mail... mugshot at kcrg-dot-com.
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here's what you need to know as you head out the door on your wednesday. five people face charges in connection to the death of a 14 -year-old from vinton. police say a friend shot emma redlinger in a home on accident in february of 2015. charges range from
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iowa's attorney general will now look over the case of alleged mishandling of asbestos in a cedar rapids high school. the environmental protection commission decided to forward the case at a meeting yesterday. the district and the removal company could face a civil lawsuit and penalties. old macdonald's f fm in cedar rarads is getting facelift. the cedar rapids park and recreation department is going to bring in dozens of new baby farm animals. visitors will be able to touch, feed, and play with them. and it will a new programs to teach the community about urban agriculture. april 23rd. now, one last look at this morning's weather, kaj... with h overall partly cloudy sky. the sky will be clearer the farther northeast range from 30 northeast to around 37 south. this weather pattern continues to look like it'll take a turn for milder weather with widespread 40s likely tomorrow. while this will come along mild and windy weather is likely on friday with highs going well into the 50s. iowa city
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briefly touch 60, though the gusty winds may make it feel a few degrees cooler than that. there are no major systems at all over the next 10 days, with a cool-down likely next week. however, with the arctic shut off and no snow pack left by that time, we really won't be able to get that cold. before you know it, it'll be march! today: partly cloudy high: 31-37 winds: e 5-10 alo: 33 dbq: 32 iow: 36tonight: partly cloudy low: 25-31 winds: se 5-15 alo: 25 dbq: 25 iow: 29tomorrow: partly cloudy, milder high: 42-48 winds: se 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47tomorrow night: p/cloudy, breezy low: 42-48 winds: s 15-25 alo: 43 dbq: 43 iow: 47 we certainly hope your is off to a good start. good morning america is next. and we'll be back with a local news update at 7:25. also make sure to join us at eleven for the kcrg- tv9 news at midday. have a
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good morning, america. brbrking news, the fbi takes on apple demanding the tech giant help with the terror investigation. are critical clues to more plots hidden on the phone of the san bernardino shooter. why the ceo is refusing to help. it could affect everyone with a smartphone. teaming up to take down donald trump. ted cruz, marco rubio and even the president taking aim at the gop front-runner. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. >> as s llary clinton tries s avoid another bernie sanders upset, a brand-new poll showing them in a dead heat ahead of the
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winter warning. a new alert about dangers on the ski slopes. the terrifying moment this young boy slipped dangling 30 feet above ground and the hero bystanders who helped rescue him. the new best in show crowned after facing rough competition from thousands of dogs, c.j., the german shorthaired pointer walking away with the biggest bone of all now joining us live in times square only on "gma." all right, and good morning, america. there he is, c.j., the winner of the westminster kennel club's best in show award. he's just arriving here in times square. he took a walk there on our green carpet in case you missed it. we cannot wait to meet the top dog coming up. hear what he has to say about his win. the biggest bone of all. >> a great-looking dog. >> walks like a winner.

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