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northwest in the afrnoon. temperatures will be cooling down again behind this boundary, down into the 20s overnight tomorrow night. an area of low pressure will develop along that boundary to our south, giving us a wintry mix and snow for monday night and into tuesday. as it looks now, a trace up to 2'' are forecast. snow will come to an end later on tuesday, witit cooler temperatures for the rest of the week. however, another warm-up is looking likely for next week. tonight: gradual clearing low: 28-34 winds: nw 15-25 alo: 29 dbq: 29 iow: 31tomorrow: p/cloudy, mix possible late high: 52-58 winds: sw 15-25 alo: dbq: iow: 55 a hearing this spring will determine whether a dubuque man accused of murder is competent to stand trial. 20 year-old helmon betwell faces fir-degree murder and first-degree sexual use charges in the death of nancy krapfl. betwell's attorney said he doesn't understand the
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because he suffers from a mental disorder. his attorneyiled for a competency hearing last week. a judge granted that request, and scheduled the hearing for april 4th. police say betwell attacked krapfl while she was walking near her home backn september. they say betwell admitted to raping and killing her, because he had nothing better to do. he faces life in prison if convicted. authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the newton correctional release center. they say michael amodeo and jessy foley were missing from a routine inmate count last night.. amodeo is serving a 10- year sentence, and foley is seseing a 27- year sentence on drug- related charges. an operation quickfind is still in effect for 17-year- old leslie pettie . cedar rapids police says she was last seen thursday morning at her home in the 39- hundred block of falbrook drive northeast. she's 5 foot 9, and weighs about 130 pounds. police
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a dodge stratus with the license plate d-u-k 126. if you know where she is, call police. a woman who was seriously injured after a car struck her in waterloo is recovering. 29-year-old amy garretson was crossing east fourth and lafayette streets last wednesday, when a car ran into her. she was air-lifted to university o oiowa hospitals with head and hip ininries. but the waterloo- cedar falls courier reports doctors have since upgraded her from critical condition, and have moved her out of the intensive care unit. an army staff sergeant faces multiplplcharges related to a shooting that killed an officer in virginia. police say active army staff sergeant ronald hamilton shot three officers responding to a disturbance call last night. officer ashley guindon was taken to a nearby hospital, where she died. it was her first day on the job. police later found hamilton's wifefeead
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arrested him on capital murder of a police officer, and first- degree murder charges. presidential candidates ar attacking republican front-runner donald trump, after they say he failed to denounce the ku klux klan. trump's comments stemmed from a question on c-n-n about former k-k-k grand wizard david duke. duke is described as a white nationalist, who has expressed anti-semitic views on a number of occasions. duke declared his support for trump on thursday. "you wouldn't want me to condemn a group that i know nothing about. i'd have to look. if you would send me a list of the groups i will do research on 'em. and certain i would disavow if i thought there was something wrong." "the ku klux klan?" presidential candidate"but you may have groups in there that are totally fine and it would be very unfair. so give me a list of the groups and i'll let you know." " opponents have criticized trump for not denouncininthe hate ggup, even though he rejected duke's endorsement on friday.
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and refused to do it. he refused to disavoid duke and he wouldn't do it he he doesn't know who that is.. he knows exactly who that is." bernie sanders' campaign also commented with this tweet. it said, "america's first black president cannot andnd will not be succeeded by a hatemonger who refuses to condemn the kkk." sanders' opponent, hillary clinton, later re-tweeted that post. the kalona a mmunity center is old, out-of-date,e, and ready for a redo. that's according to city leaders pushing for the multi-million dollar bond issue that people will vote on this coming tuesday. the 3-point-9 million dollar bond would cost a taxpayer with a home assessed at 100-thousand dollars, an extra 92- dollars and 34-cents per year. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders tells us what the community will get for helping foot the bill. this could the future of the kalona community center.these concepts show what the town would be getting for it's
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more than 4-milllln dollar renovation and addition. highlights- a 16-thousand square foot gym. an indoor track. exercise and dance rooms plus, new equipment to replace come of this stuff. "the greatest benefit would be just to have an enhanced space that's going to have the amenities that are going to meet the needs of the youth, new families as they come to town, senior citizens." issues with the community center as it is now are numerous. parts of f e building are e more than 100 years old. the west wing, was built in 1914 for 12-thousand dollars. it's not ada compliant. plus, space is limited and the rolls like, city hall a spot for various youth organizations and washington county public health. the city administrator is optimistic people will voting day. favorable to good projects within the community. we did just pay off our downtown project. financially we're in great position to take on a project of such a nature." a 60 percent super majority is
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the bond to go through. the earliest work would start, according to officials, would be fall of this year. renovation and construction is expected to take eight to 12 months. in kalona, forrest saunders, kcrg-tv9 newsws filmmakers and television show producers have re-established a strong presence in iowa, following a tax cret scandal in 2009 that scacad many productions away. then governor chet culver shut down the iowa film office, after it was discovered that state officials and filmmakers had misused tax credit incentives. they were meant to attract film productions to the state of iowa. but the executive director of produce iowa, the state's office of media production, says independent movies as well as network and cable television shows h he come back toto the state. some big-name stars helped open this exhibit currently open in the state historical museum. ""we had brandon routh here last summer, and we had a little wall of fame we're starting, he put his handprints into tile, and did a little q and a with him. tom arnold, he opened the
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coming up tonight at 10, we'll hear more about the current state of the filmmaking industry in iowa from liz gilman, and a native cedar rapidian who's finishing up a new movie shot in eaeaern iowa. and in case you'd f fgotten, it's oscars night. the 88th annual academy awards will soon kick off in los angeles. leonardo dicaprio and matt damon are both in the running for what would be their first award for "best actor." while the "best actress" category includes past winners, along with first-time nominee brie larson. the oscars begin at 7:30, right here on kcrg-tv9. and you only have a couple of more hours to try your hand at picking the night's winners. click on "kcrg-tv9 movie madness." is partnering with several eastern iowa organizations. hear how the play "next to
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awareness about mental health issues. . and the hawkeyes traveled to columbus today to o ce the buckeyes oo the hardwood... stay with your 24-hour news
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a play at theatre cedar rapids is sparking discussion about mtal health. it's called "nenet to normal." and it follows the story of one mother's fight with bipolar disorder, and how that fight is affecting her family. kcrg-tv9's jill kasparie joins us ithe studio. jill, actors know th play will bring up a lot of
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they do. that's why actors teamed up with several mental health organizations, like four oaks and tanager place. the organizations are holding talk-backs afafr the shows and seteting up booths in the lobby with information. a portion of the show's ticket sales will also benefit the organizations. the musical started running this weekend and continues throughout the first two weekends in march. the team researched and met with people who struggle with mental illness as part of their prep work for the pday. the cast and crew say they know the musical is importantnt because it gives people who suffer a voice and helps others understand those struggles. "21:10:12 my hope is the show cultivates a greater sense of empathy for people who struggle with mental illness, but also just people in general, we don't know what it's like to be in the mind of another person." the national aiance on mental health says about 1 in 5 adults in the u.s. experience mentnt illness in a given year. the cast says it wants people to start talking
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ways to help. brady? thanks, jill. turning back to weather. chris, the warm weather will continue into tomorrow? stay with your 24 hourews
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skies will gradually clear tonight behind the cold front that moved through earlier on sunday. temperatures will fall down to near 30 overnight, cooler than last night. for monday, we'll have a mix of sun and clouds, with more clouds moving in by later in the day. winds will start off frfrm the southwest, bututhift to the northwest in the afternoon.
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will be cooling down again behind this boundary, down into the 20s overnight tomorrow night. an area of low pressure wiwi develop along that boundary to our south, giving us a wintry mix and snow for monday night and into tuesday. as it looks now, a trace#up to 2'' are forecast. snow will come to an end later on tuesday, with cooler temperatates for the rest of the week. however, another warm-up is looking likely for next week. tonight: gradual clearing low: 28-34 winds: nw 15-25 alo: 29 dbq: 29 iow: 31tomorrow: p/cloudy, mix possible late high: 52-58 winds: sw 15-25 alo: 50 dbq: 47 iow: 55tomorrow night: chance of snow/mix low: 24-30 winds: nw 10-20 o: 24 dbq: 25 iow: 29tuesday: chance of snow early high: 33 - low: 27 wednesday: mostly cloudy high: 39 - low: 20 thursday: chance of light snow high: 33 - low: 27 friday: partly cloudy h hh: 36 - low: 20 turday: chance off showers high: 43 - low: 26
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thanks chris. sh is here. iowa was looking
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beat at the start of big ten play. but it's been a complete 180. teams are starting to figure out how to slow down iowa. the hawkeyes have enough to get into the
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news source, kcrg-tv9.
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slump right now losing 3 out of its last 4 games. the hawkeyes are still in 2nd place in the big ten standings at 11-4. indiana is in first place at 13-3. ohio state ... 1st half, watch anthony clemmons just tip the pass to ohio native ahmad wagner who slams it home... iowa up 18-17 ... later in the first half, watch the crossover by mike gesell... then he throws it down with authority... but the hawkeyes trailed 35-30 at halftime ... iowa did not make a three in the first half... but finally does in the 2nd as peter jok hits one in the
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later on, it's cedar rapids jefferson grad jarrod uthoff with a long three... he splashes i iin... jarrod had 16 as iowowleads 44-42 ... closing minute of the game... iowa down one... kam williams hits the three-ball corner pocket... ohio state has a 4- point lead ... iowa has to respond... adam woodbury banks in the two.... hawkeyes down two with 42 seconds left... they'd get the ball back with 7.5 left, ke gesell with an 4& open lane to the hoop for the tie... but his shot is blocked... ohio state hangs on to win 68-64... 3rd straight loss for the hawkeyes ... and tonight for our sunday night spotlight, i'll speak with former hawkeye and current g ten analyst jess settles. we'll recap the hawkeyes game, plus talk more about the cyclones and panthers coming up tonight at 10. ... uni women hoping to stay in first place in the mvc... it was also senior day for 4 playays ... one of them is sharnae lamar who knocks down the triple to put the panthers on the board first ... anoer senior is amber sorenson... she stops, pops and drops the deuce for two of her
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panthers up two ... benton community grad madison weekly had another big game... three- pointer is good... she had 17 as uni wins 63-52 & ... on the womees side, clarke takkg on indiana university northwest in the consolation... winner does move on to the naia tournament ... start of the 3rd quarter, clark goes right inside to bellvue native kelsey ersnt who gets the friendly roll ... a couple of possessionon later, crusaders in transition... molly kleppin with the bucket and one... clarke goes up 50-39 ... the crusaders outscored the redhawks 33-13 in the third quarter... ernst banks in another shot... she had 19 points and 11 rebounds... clarke is going to the naia tournament with the 95-73 win ... in about 10 minutes, the mount t rcy men's basketball team will play for the a.i.i. tournament championship. the mustangs face york college out of nebraska. mount mercy has already clinched a spot in the naia tournament. we'll have highlights coming up tonight at 10.
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missouri valley conference indoor track meet. scott saville has highlights from the uni dome. the day started with a bang do the uni women paige knodle fresh of her win in the heptathlon took gold in the 60 hirdles with an mvc record time of.8.24. i keep feeling myself this is the last time running the hurdles hept in the dome. the uni men picked up some points in the 60 hurdles from. daydaurice fountain who finished@3rd in 7.99 in the womens 400 the panthers maddie beeler won her heat and finished d 3rd with a time of 55.85. in the high jump kassidy sharp of northern iowa finished 2nd with a jump 5'7 the panthers dominated the womens 800 and what a finish amber clock holds off her teammate brette corey to win with a time of 2:14.39.
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other better and finally another record breaking performance from brandon carnes in the 60. with mvc all time beat 6.69. i just wanted to win and get the record so im happy from the dome scott saville tv 9 sports thanks josh. memeorologist
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a dubuque organization is re-inventing a fun and interactive way for people with physicalal disabilities to get involved in sports activities. that story is tonight on the kcrg-tv9 news at 10, which will be on right after the oscars. and now to first alert storm team meteorologis t chris havely for your final forecast. skies will gradually clear night behind the cold front that moved through earlier on sunday. temperatures will fall down to near 30
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