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early morning news. election countdown for candidates. iowa senator chuck grassley is now fighting for his seventh term, though some are pushing for a change. fight for t-v time. hillary clinton and donald trump's campaigns are turning more attention to t-v ads. round up for the homefront. veteran organizations in the area. i have more on that coming up in a live report. good wednesday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 2nd. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... wet weather is likely today with a few thunderstorm
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localized downpours may occur, especially during the morning commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many areas. tonight, the sky clears out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. while there is a front near the area on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance. just beyond election day, temperatures should stay at or above seasonal averages. have a good day!today likely, the heaviest south of highway 20. wind: ne 5-15. high: 61 tonight: gradual clearing. wind: n 5-15. low: 44 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 64 tom. night: clear. tchy valley fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 anks kaj. overnight, police in des moines
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officers in an ambush style attack. we go now to a live news conference for an update. overnight, police in des moines say someone shot and killed two officers in an ambush-style attack. police say it happened
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found an urbandale police urbandale high school. and 20 minutes later found a des moines officer shot near merle hay mall. again, both officers have died. police haven't released any more information but are planning a news conference in the next hour. this happened just a couple miles away from a shooting that
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republican chuck grassley has been representing iowa in the u-s senate for nearly 36 years. and he wants another six years. kcrg t-v nine's forrest saunders looks at grassley's candidacy in our ongoing series with candidates for federal office. in iowa, chuck grassley's name is almost as well known as corn.the new hartford man is one of the top 25 longest-serving senators in u-s history. if he gets a seventh term, he'll be iowa's. "what was it lifetime out of it. would you believe i love serving iowans?" and many iowans have consistently loved grassley back. since the mid-80's, he's won every re-election with more than 60% of the vote. but-- this woman and her cardboard cutout aim to buck the trend. "senator grassley, we've cast a lot of votes for you. but, your obstruction is responsible for the least effective senate, ever." patty judge has hammered away at one of the weakest spots in grassley's armor, his refusal to schedule confirmation hearings of president obama's pick to replace late supreme court justice antonin scalia. grassley has the power as chair of the senate judiciary committee. judge says the move is all
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is stalling to keep a left- leaning judge from what was a conservative spot on the bench. grassley says he's just keeping up with tradition. "for 30 years, democrats have said when we have republican presidents-- if you have a vacancy in the last year of the presidency-- the people ought to have a voice. the new president ought to fill it." grassley's alluding to these comments made by joe biden in '92. it was an election year and there were whispers a justice was going to retire. "president bush should follow a majority of his predecessors and not name a nominee, until after the november elections." like grassley, biden was judiciary chair at the time. he's said his words from that speech have been towards the end, when he calls for the senate and president to compromise. "if the president consults and cooperates with the senate or moderates his selections absent consultation, then his nominees may enjoy my support as did justices kennedy and souter." outside of the judicial, grassley's legislative record shows strong support for renewable energies like ethanol and bio-diesel.
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iowa a national leader in the industry. "i didn't have the slightest idea in 1992, when i got that passed, that we'd be generating 31% of our electricity from wind." that's just a taste of the senator's experience on capitol hill. it all began in 1975 when a 41-year-old grassley became one of iowa's u-s representatives. the now 83-year-old would be near 90 at the end of another term. critics have questioned his health. grassley's response... "i ran three miles this morning, i'd invite you to come with me and you can draw your own conclusions." with a commanding lead over judge, 18 points according to the latest polls. officials at quinnipiac university say grassley is headed toward an "easy win", with 95% of the gop vote and a 26-point edge among the crucial
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ten million dollar advertising boost from a super pac and a new ad set to debut today. with this late ad buy, future 45 and a companion nonprofit group become the top big-money helpers to the republican presidential nominee. in wisconsin yesterday, trump focused on labeling clinton as 'too scandal-plagued' for the white house. hillary clinton is also making plans to air t-v commercials in typically democratic michigan and new mexico. her campaign says it will
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states. the announcement came shortly after donald trump's campaign said it would be advertising there. while at a rally in florida yesterday, clinton hammered trump for not releasing his tax returns. wet weather is likely today with a few thunderstorm s also possible. while no
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a few thunderstorm s also possible. while no severe weather is likely, a few localized downpours
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commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many areas. tonight, the sky clears out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday there is a front near the area on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance. just beyond election day, temperatures
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seasonal averages. have a good day! today: showers and isolated storms likely, the heaviest south of highway 20. wind: ne 5-15. high: 61 tonight: gradual clearing. wind: n 5-15. low: 44 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 64 tom. night: clear. patchy valley fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42
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and daily dedication, u-s soldiers and veterans depend on their community. now hy-vee
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through their initiative "hy-vee homefront." kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us live from the hy- vee on edgewood road. brea, how does this work? chris and nicole, all you need to do is round your grocery bill to the nearest dollar. all of that goes directly to veterans organizations. here to tell us more is .. explain how this works? what's going on here in cedar rapids? how can people get involved? thanks.. hy-vee homefront starts tomorrow. if you're interested in information on kcrg dot com. hy-vee homefront campaign in three years, hy-vee homefront raised more than $838,000 - through customer donations and a corporate match - to help support three organizations. this year, it is our goal to surpass $1 million in funds raised for veterans and their families through the hy-vee homefront round up program. hy-vee's round up program runs nov. 3 - 13. the program allows
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grocery bill to the nearest dollar - or any dollar amount - with the proceeds going to support hy-vee homefront organizations. hy-vee will once again the colfax sheep and goat auction saw a good run of 308 head of sheep. as we see in today's agribusiness report, feeder lambs fetched the but right now, here's a look at today's opening farm markets. good morning! it's ---. welcome to the agribusiness
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the first farmers can enroll in the farm bill safety net for 2017..
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programs will continue until next august.. farm service agency administrator val dolcini says producers on farms with base acres under the agriculture risk coverage or price loss coverage programs can enroll.. this year.. nearly seven billion dollars worth of payments were issued for the 2015 crop year.. ---- corn and soybean harvest is still behind the five year average.. though there was about five days good for fieldwork.. according t progress report... 71 percent of the corn crop is harvested.. about two days behind average.. moisture content is at 17 percent.. central and southeast iowa were the only two districts with moret han 80 percent corn harvested.. 89 percent of soybeans have been harvested.. about a week behind last year.. and five days behind
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third of their crop to harvest. grain movement in the state is 68 percent moderate to heavy... ---- grains have not had a good start to the week.. analyst jamey kohake has more.. "starting off today in the grain sector, red ink, clear across the board and sharply lower. starting off in corn, back off of trading a few fundamentals after lots of talk of large carryout, still above trend line yields being reported and also too, the market having trouble holding the 100 day moving average. beans large percent of the record harvest being moved. processors supposedly have a lot of coverage on and this is called the basis level lower." "just the opposite in cattle starting off in feeders, cash providing the support again this morning, and taking out late last week's highs, friday's highs. stops, never could fill the gap below the market this morning and we shot straight back up since then.
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expectations of $107 cash." "red ink in the hogs despite the beef market being sharply higher. been on a six out of seven day rally and getting just a tad bit overbought and was seeing some pretty heavy profit t here today so far." ---- yesterday.. the sixth circuit court of appeals will hear opening briefs from opponents of the waters of the u-s rule.. there is a stay placed on wotus.. because of an unclear making it so farmers don't know if their property is under the e-p-a's jurisdiction. the groups are filing complaints against the corps of engineers and the environmental protection agency. they represent agriculture and mining companies.. along with some state attorneys general's. ---- and that's all the time
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thanks for tuning in.. i hope to see you again next time. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agriculture section of kcrg.com. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt oc: standard remodeling a room in your home can be exciting and rewarding, if it's done right. in today's angie's list, why homeowners should tie payment to progress until they're fully satisfied with the work. stay with tv9. it's ---. wet weather is likely today with
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severe weather is likely, a few localized downpours may occur, especially during the morning commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many areas. tonight, the sky clears out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. while there is a front near the area on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance.
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seasonal averages. have a good day!today: showers and isolated storms likely, the heaviest south of highway 20. wind: ne 5-15. high: 61 tonight: gradual clearing. wind: n 5-15. low: 44 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-15 patchy valley fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 kitchen and bathroom makeovers
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original investment.. if it's done right. as we see in this week's angie's list, if it's not, it can be costly and frustrating. sot ""one of the key issues that pop up in remodeling projects that go wrong is lack of communication, and sometimes that can be an oversight on the front end. you don't think about making sure you have someone you can communicate with easily, regularly and you can speak your mind, because solving problems early make them a lot smaller problems. " ""in the construction world, that everybody in it is going to operate at the same level of quality and integrity, and that's not always the case. " angie recommends all homeowners have an understandin g of the exact renovations.. in worst case scenarios, you'll find out the renovations aren't as pretty as the finished product. one of the key issues that pop up in remodeling projects is lack of communication. make sure you have someone you can communicate with easily, regularly and you can speak your mind. angie says you need to get at least three
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price, but don't look only at the project cost. examine all the details and ask questions if you don't understand something. for more tips and tricks, check out angie's list dot com. a vague statement from police has family and friends of a man in critical condition asking why. they want police to release footage of the incident where an officer shot a man. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now,
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early morning news. overnight, police in des moines say someone shot and killed two officers -- in two seperate shootings. just after 1'oclock, someone shot an officer near urbandale high school -- and then 20
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-- where an officer was shot and killed a few blocks south of merle hay mall. both officers were sitting in their cars when someone attacked. we listened to a news conference with des moines police. here is what a sergeant with the department. " on the surface right now, just a few hours after this, it doesn't look like there was any interaction between these officers and whoever the coward is that shot them while they were sitting in their cars. that's the best we got right now, both of them were in their cars." one shooting happened just a coup shooting that hurt two people
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first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... wet weather is likely today with a few thunderstorm s also possible. while no severe weath localized downpours may occur, especially during the morning commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many areas. tonight, the sky clears out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. while there is a front near the area on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance. just beyond election day, temperatures should stay at or above seasonal averages. have a good day!today: showers and isolated storms likely, the heaviest south of highway 20. wind: ne 5-15. high: 61 tonight: gradual clearing. wind: n 5-15. low: 44 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw
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just here to say his side of the story. " the family and friends of the man cedar rapids police shot and injured early yesterday say they need to make sense of the situation. that man, jerime mitchell, is in critical condition this morning. his brother-in-law says the bullet that hit mitchell hit
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mitchell and the police officer. as kcrg-tv9's samantha myers reports, family and friends say a vigil for mitchell last night is supporting them as they face the unknown. friends and family of jerime mitchell say he is a caring, loving man and they have a lot of unanswered questions as to what happened. they held signs and candles for jerime mitchell in green square tuesday night. mitchell's brother-in- law jesse land says he to find out why the officer shot him. "02:38:42;03 this isn't a black and white thing. im white i have friends and family that are black. this isn't a black and white thing, this is a right and wrong thing. if you have the right training to be put in these situations, it's more that and i'm not pointing fingers at the officer either because i don't know the whole story, " they say if he survives, he will most likely be paralyzed for the rest of his life. cedar rapids police say there is not body camera
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are not equipped with cameras. in cedar rapids samantha myers kcrg- tv9 news. cedar rapids police will soon get body cameras. yesterday, the city council voted to get a department of justice grant that will help pay for them. chief wayne jerman says the police department will get 126 body cameras over the next three years. democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine and former president bill clinton will both be in eastern iowa today. kaine will stop at loras college in dubuque. that's at 1:45 this afternoon. the 42nd president will hold an event at the waterloo center for the arts at 4 p-m. tim kaine's wife, anne holton, was in des moines yesterday, there, she encouraged iowans to not only vote, but vote early. she says hillary clinton's email scandal has been a huge distraction, but doesn't think there's much substance. u-s house speaker paul ryan will be in waterloo today. he'll join iowa congressman rod
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will start at 2:30 this afternoon. blum is the republican incumbent who's facing democrat monica vernon in iowa's first congressiona l district. the house speaker also campaigned for fellow republicans in indiana yesterday. at a grassroots rally, ryan discussed plans for the g-o-p's future. over the weekend, he also spoke about his rocky relationship with republican presidential nominee donald trump. "i've spoken with him a number of times and he does support our agenda. i do know we have common cause on big ryan has previously said he wouldn't campaign for trump. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani will also be in eastern iowa today to campaign for donald trump. he and governor branstad will be at the vinton american legion, the hiawatha g-o-p office and duos coffee in waverly. president obama has declared 19 counties in eastern and central iowa as federal disaster areas because of flood damage from late september. the list includes
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more than 10 million dollars on temporary flood protection. city leaders say they aren't sure how much they'll get from fema to cover those costs. multiple reports of gunshots led waterloo police to a s-u-v covered in bullet holes on the city's east side. investigators say they started getting calls of gun shots around 10-30 last night. officers then found an s-u-v with multiple bullet holes parked in an empty lot in the 200 block of newell street. the iowa d-o-t is considering more changes for an intersectio it's where 55th street going west out of urbana connects with highway 150. now the d-o-t wants to hear from others about a two million dollar project that would turn the highway 150 curve into a t- intersection. a crash there in 2015 killed 5 young people. tonight's informational meeting is from 5 to 6:30 in the library of the center point-urbana high school. with just a couple of days until veterans day, hy-vee is working to provide for those who have served. it's asking customers to round
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straight to veteran organizations. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us live from the hy- vee on edgewood road. brea, what is this project called? it's called hy-vee homefront and it's happening right here in eastern iowa. it's a way to support our active duty troops and veterans. here to tell us more is .. explain how this works? what's going on here in cedar rapids? how can people get homefront starts tomorrow. if you're interested in learning more you can find information on kcrg dot com. hy-vee homefront campaign in three years, hy-vee homefront raised more than $838,000 - through customer donations and a corporate match - to help support three organizations. this year,
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raised for veterans and their families through the hy-vee homefront round up program. hy-vee's round up program runs nov. 3 - 13. the program allows customers to round up their grocery bill to the nearest dollar - or any dollar amount - with the proceeds going to organizations. hy-vee will once again match customer donations, up to $100,000. for the first time, customers will be able to donate to hy-vee homefront through aisles online. the online shopping service allows customers to contribute $1 or $5 per order to support veterans and their families. every year, the money raised from the hy-vee round up program supports three veteran groups: o hope for the warriors, which is dedicated to enhancing the
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service members, their families and the families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. o operation first response, which helps meet the immediate personal and financial needs of wounded military members and their families. o puppy jake foundation, which provides service dogs to veterans. o these are in addition to our other supptfort center in van meter, iowa; and rrie underwood, brad paisley and the other untry artists will come ghernight for the country music as on tv9.ring the cma's you cah r a keyrd toappear on the botto screen during the show. then listen to brain and courtlin the next morning on k-h-a-k to find out when you can call in with that keyword to win tickets to the keith urban show at summer. online retail giant, amazon, is helping holiday shoppers cash in ahead of the curve. when time is of the essence for shoppers, the site is planning to release new deals at a
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severe weather is likely, a few localized downpours may occur, especially during the morning commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday with highs in the 60s and lows in the 40s.
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on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance. temperatures should stay at or above seasonal averages. have a good day!today: showers and isolated storms likely, the heaviest south of
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high: 61 tonight: gradual clearing. wind: n 5-15. low: 44 tomorrow: sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 64 tom. night: clear. patchy valley fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 thanks kaj. starbucks is hoping to bring
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stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine. it's --.
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as gannett called off talks to acquire tronc, which owns the los angeles times. amazon has already started offering its black friday sales. the online retail giant will be
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thousands of deals with new ones available as often as every 5 minutes. shoppers shouldn't expect to see many of the big ticket items that headline actual black friday. the sales will run through december 22nd. the commerce department reports that u-s builders cut spending on construction projects last month. that makes it the second straight month of declines. also, government construction spending has gone down nearly eight percent meaning a decline of nearly 23 billion dollars. au cars and trucks fell about 4% in october. yet hyundai and subaru both reported a 4% sales increase from last year. many other automakers reported steep declines. gm, nissan, and honda sales fell under 5%. toyota and fiat-chrysler was down close to 10%. following its emissions cheating scandal, volkswagen saw its sales fall 18.5%. starbucks has unveiled a new cup it says is designed to be a symbol of unity.
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people. the company's c-e-o released a statement saying it is a "divisive time in our country". he also said he wanted to come up with a symbol as a reminder of our shared values. the company debuted the cup yesterday. it's here's a live look at on our city cam.
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severe weather is likely, a few localized downpours may occur, especially during the morning commute itself. totals will generally be at or below a half inch in many areas. tonight, the sky clears out as dry high pressure builds in from the northwest. this high pressure system will be with us through at least monday with highs in the 60s and lows there is a front near the area on election day, it appears all it'll be able to do is generate clouds and appears too moisture starved at this time to warrant much of a rain chance. just beyond election day, temperatures should stay at or above seasonal averages. have a good day!today: showers and isolated storms likely, the heaviest south of highway 20. wind: ne 5-15. high: 61 tonight: gradual
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high: 64 tom. night: clear. patchy valley fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 thanks kaj. overnight, police in des moines say someone shot and killed two officers -- in two seperate shootings.
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near urbandale high school -- and then 20 minutes later, another shooting -- where an officer was shot and killed a few blocks south of merle hay mall. both officers were sitting in their cars when someone attacked. police are trying to get information together to figure out more about who may have carried out these attacks.
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north cedar volleyball team at 34-5. but the knights had their hands full tonight against mediapolis who came in 32-7. this was and the gym was rocking with hungry purple people eaters .. and this was a slugfest.. darian gray with the kill into the front row for north cedar.. and then checkout her teammate la-kay-a lyon with the hammer down the line.. but mediapolis was tough at the net.. the big time block and the bulldogs won the first set 25-20.. north cedar answered.. morgan sander says try to block this one... and the knight won set two 25-21.. but mediapolis won the next
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springville playing for a trip to state tonight in the 1a regional championship against easton valley...orioles wasted no time grabbing the lead...alyssa jaeger blasts the ball through the blocker...orioles jump out to a 14-2 lead... --more from jaeger as she hammers another one...that puts the orioles in front by 15.... --jaeger finishes off the first set with the ace...springville wins the opener 25-7... --the o's trailed much of the second set but rallied late...rylee menster with the block.. --then on match point, it's menster with the kill as springville is headed back to state with a sweep over easton valley. "it's been really great. it's just a great moment to share with everyone, and i'm really excited to keep going with my sisters." "i'm just happy that i get to spent a few more days with these kids. they just do a great job all the time, and i think they've grown. these seniors have grown together. they've led our younger kids and brought us where we are tonight, so i'm
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congrats to starmont, hudson, waterloo columbus, janesville and sumner fred also winners tonight. the first college football playoff rankings came out to tonight. alabama is on top followed by clemson, michigan, and texas a@m is a surprise fourth over undefeated washington. the hawkeyes are rejuvinated after their bye week. scott westerberg has more. with no game on the schedule over the weekend, the hawkeye players had friday and saturday off. some used that time to do a whole lot of dubuque with my family and my two nephews and just got to hang out." "lot of sleep. lot of ice baths, just tried to get my body feeling healthy again." "i got to go home, relax a little bit, do a little fishing and relax, so it was nice to be able to take a little break." "i went up to ike's house for a couple days, hung out with him back in cedar falls got to watch some game on saturday and relax."a few of the guys got to do something they rarely have time
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football game. "went to the michigan- michigan state game, just sat there with my friends and watched the game. it was a little weird especially when you're surrounded by a sea of green. it was a little weird, but i had to support my school. i wore some iowa gear in the stands as well." "i went and watched my brother's game. he plays at coe, so i was in cedar rapids watching the kohawks stay undefeated.""c oach schulte runs a good tight ship out there in cedar rapids, so it's always fun to watch them and go a hundred or so college kids free for the weekend seems like a scary situation, but coach ferentz trusts his players to act appropriately. "we talk to our guys every time they leave campus, for spring break, after the bowl game or whatever about being smart and being safe. at some point they have to make decisions on their own and you just hope they have a good foundation to go off of."and by all accounts, the bye week was pretty uneventful. in iowa city, scott westerberg, tv9
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starting off with a live look at . it's wednesday, november 2nd. here's what you need to know today. des moines police say someone shot and killed two officers in separate ambush style killings as they sat in their cars. one was a des moines officer, the other, an urbandale officer. police are working to get "2:35:32-:36 he's just a loving, caring person. never a violent person " friends and family are asking questions about what happened when a cedar rapids police officer shot a man during a traffic stop. vice presidential candidate tim kaine and former president bill clinton campaign in eastern iowa today. election day is 6 days away. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. we are following breaking news

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