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you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news early morning news. as waves of support continue to come in for the two officers killed in des moines, police are preparing to release new information on what happened. waterloo's police chief says his officers are staying ale police in des moines. ahead of his campaign rally in iowa, republican vice presidential nominee mike pence offers his condolences to des moines officers. good thursday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 3rd. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara
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plan on a really nice thursday. due to the rainfall yesterday, we will have to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very persistent weather pattern that should allow for highs primarily in the 60s through all of next week. your weekend looks great with highs well into the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower chance monday night that should remain isolated. have a great day!today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44 thanks kaj.
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police officers early wednesday, des moines police are expected to offer new information later this morning. a news conference is set for 10 a.m. to talk about the early-morning ambushes in urbandale and des moines. police believe the same man shot and killed urbandale police officer justin martin... and, twenty minutes later, des moines police sergeant tony beminio. is 46-year-old scott greene of urbandale. about eight hours after the shootings, green turned himself into a d-n-r employee in dallas county, about 30 miles west of des moines. police say officer martin was in his squad car when greene shot him near urbandale high school around 1 a-m yesterday. just minutes later, they say he shot sergeant beminio who was parked in his squad car about 2 miles away -- on merle hay road in des moines. sgt. beminio was helping to patrol the area. court records reveal the
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with police -- and was well-known to urbandale police. in 2014, he pleaded guilty to interference with official acts for resisting urbandale police trying to pat him down for a weapon. the officer described him as hostile and combative. that same year, he pleaded guilty to a harassment charge after threatening to kill another man during a confrontation in a parking lot. records show he also completed court- ordered substance abuse treatment and a psychological evaluation. police departments all across iowa are not only mourning this loss -- but also trying to be even more aware of their surroundings. kcrg-tv9's samantha myers spoke with waterloo police chief dan trelka on how he is trying to keep his officers safe. trelka says he sent out an email to his officers as soon as he found out about the police killings in des moines. he says he authorized his officers to wear mourning bands on their badges and to told them to maintain their vigilance. anytime an officer is killed, trelka says he thinks about the families and what they go through. "16:23:10;22 i immediately start thinking of the officers because my biggest worry with the officer is yes we sign up for this but our families haven't and this
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concern for our loved ones " in times of tragedy there also comes an outpouring of support. trelka says his department received numerous donations. and that he's been blown away and humbled by the show of support in the community. in the newsroom samantha myers kcrg- tv9 news. one act of kindness did take place in urbandale shooting. a woman brought water and food to an officer, and hugged him in what was an emotional moment. " i cant even imagine. this is the only thing i know. i want you guys to be hydrated and not hungry/ i want you to go home to your families, and i want my dad to come home
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did cancel some of the political stops for the des moines area -- but not all of them. overnight, republican vice presidential nominee mike pence and his wife stopped at the des moines police department. there, the indiana governor offered his condolences and brought breaking for the families of these two courageous officers and for the entire law enforcement family and for the community of des moines. " pence is scheduled to speak in iowa today. he'll be campaigning on a farm in the small central iowa town of prole . that's near indianola. pence's rally starts at 11 a-m. texas senator ted cruz will make his first official stops on behalf of the donald trump
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candidate will appear with governor mike pence in prole and portage, michigan. he will make remarks at both stops before pence takes the stage. while campaigning in florida, donald trump called yesterday a terrible tragedy for all police officers. the republican presidential nominee defended law enforcement, saying it's the line separating civilization from total chaos "and what it is is a lack of respect for our nation, a lack of respect for our leadership. to all the great men and women of law enforcement we are with you, we support you we stand by you. " trump went on to say his presidency would restore law and order and justice in america. democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine met with iowa voters in several cities yesterday, including here in iowa city. the virginia senator told iowans the attack on des moines area officers speaks to the challenges ahead. "if we don't endeavor to learn, we make a huge mistake.
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former president bill clinton did cancel a stop in des moines but did appear at the waterloo center for the arts yesterday afternoon. as he is campaigning for hillary clinton, the 42nd president talked about "rules that we all agree to follow" in business. in recent days, attacks between the clinton and trump campaigns have centered on character and whether the other side follows the rules. works well in a free market. in all three of those cases the only reason it works is there are rules we all agree to follow. at least most of us do. like if you sign a contract to pay a guy, you need to pay him, not stiff him. " hillary clinton says the deadly shooting of the two police officers is "horrifying" and "heartbreaking." speaking at a campaign rally in las vegas, clinton says she called the
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"i certainly expressed our condolence and told them that my thoughts and prayers were with the families of the fallen officers and with their fellow officers. " the former secretary of state says she believes everyone is safer when there is shared respect between police and the people. in washington, u-s attorney general loretta lynch spoke about the shooting deaths of the two iowa police officers. "but let me be clear, there is no message in murder. violene destroys." "and the path to the more just and peaceful society..." "...is paved not with hatred and malice but with compassion and understanding." attorney general lynch made the comments yesterday morning at a veterans' appreciation event. she also says the justice department is available to help with any part of this investigation. in a tv-9 follow-up this
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doctors have told the family of a man who a cedar rapids police officer shot tuesday that they're hopeful he'll slowly improve. 37-year-old jerime mitchell remains in critical condition at university of iowa hospitals. police say he got into some kind of altercation with an officer early tuesday morning on coe road ne -- just north of 1st avenue. that caused the officer to fire their weapon, critically wounding mitchell. now the iowa division of criminal investigation is looking into the shooting. police say there is dash things the d-c-i is reviewing. cheering it's been 108 years since chicago cubs fans have cheered like this -- well, perhaps, we should say, it's been 108 years since they've had a real reason to cheer like this. in what may be regarded as one of the most iconic world series games in history, chicago battled through what was nearly a devastating loss to outlast cleveland 8-7 to win the world series. fans packed bars and restaurants
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existed back in 1908. then the fans poured into the streets carrying on the celebration. we'll break back into the drama of game 7 -- as well as the celebration filling the streets of chicago. one man has decided going mobile may be the best way to help those who are homeless. he hopes to soon get a truck to make his idea truly
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due to the rainfall yesterday, we will have to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very should allow for highs primarily in the 60s through all of next week. your weekend looks great with highs well into the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower chance monday night that should remain isolated. have a great day!
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high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44 thanks kaj. plan on a really nice thursday. we will have to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very persistent weather pattern that should allow for highs primarily in the 60s through all
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the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower chance monday night that should remain isolated. have a great day! today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44
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is trying to help the homeless in more ways than one. it's called "care-a-van," and it was at the salvation army yesterday. a cedar rapids man, mike jennings, started it as a way to help those in need. he offers things like deodorant, toothpaste, diapers, blankets and more. people who are homeless could also sign up for he items. the project is asking for donations through gofundme to buy a truck, so it can deliver more goods to people in need. we are accepting nominations for our annual "9 who care" program. once again, t-v nine and our show you care sponsors will honor 9 outstanding volunteers who've made a difference in their communities. to nominate someone, just go to kcrg.com/care funding for more diverse fuel blends is out. in today's agribusiness report,
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of new blender pumps and underground storage tanks. 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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rates are finally starting to go down.. the national agriculture rents dropped about six percent.. the first time since 2007.. in iowa at least.. rates dropped that much.. about six percent on average.. from about two hundred 50 dollars an acre last year.. to two 35 this year for cropland.. which is the same level cash rents were in 2012.. ---- this month.. the environmental protection agency will decide on the 2017 renewable fuels standard.. for the last couple years, they have released numbers less than those mandated by congress.. saying there is a blending limit.. named the blend wall..
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judiciary chair chuck grassley says figures from the energy department shows the nation has already broken through that blend wall.. lawmakers from both parties have now complained to the e-p-a after delayed and lower biofuel targets.. grassley thinks the blend wall is a made up concept by the oil industry. "considering the fact that i think it's a mirage, considering the fact that we have the statistics now that prove that, i would join in any effort that we have, including my know how i feel about it." in june.. grassley led nearly 40 senators in a letter to e-p-a chief gina mccarthy.. urging a strong r-f-s after the agency proposed two hundred million gallons fewer than what congressiona l law allows.. ---- funding for more diverse fuel blends is out.. iowa governor terry branstad and iowa ag secretary bill northey.. announced nearly three
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fourth round of fueling our future 100 initiative.. it's supporting the installation of 15 new blender pumps and three underground storage tanks to distribute higher blends of renewable fuels.. the funding is part of a five million dollar competitive grant from the u-s-d-a biofuel infrastructur e partnership program.. all funds are matched by non-federal funds.. including two and a half million from the iowa renewable fuels infrastructure program. ---- the markets are starting to cc big supplies are making some nervous.. with red ink for corn and beans.. "the driving force this week is the all important november 9th crop report. getting private estimates on that report and it's a reminder that larger yields on soybeans, still large yields on corn, but lower than the last estimate that we have big supplies out in front of us that we have to deal with and technically we see in the evening up ahead of the november 9th report." "the cattle market's had a solid
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the cash in the futures th ekey is really if we can move these at these levels as we've moved up to these higher levels. we're still going to have big supplies in the fourth quarter that we have to deal with. " "the hog market's just rebalancing back from those deeply oversold levels. the futures market is getting back into normal relationships to the cash. we still have large supplies to deal with and not only in the fourth quarter but also next year. so it's go moving but for now we're having a nice technical and fundamental recovery." ---- and that's it for the show today.. thanks for joining me.. i'll be back here again tomorrow. ---- 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 increases in overweight and obese children is on the rise and some are citing school lunches as a possible cause.
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the wrong place all together.
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to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very persistent weather pattern that should allow for highs primarily in the 60s through all of next week. your weekend looks great with highs well into the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower chance mon isolated. have a great day!today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44 childhood obesity is a serious
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serious risk. now, medical professionals are asking where the problem is starting. here's a-b-c news' dr. timothy johnson. from cafeteria lunches? to cutbacks in p-e? schools have become a lightning rod for criticism when it comes to childhood obesity -- a problem that affects 12.7 million american children and research? suggesting we may be looking in the wrong place. schools may be the only place where kids' waistlines don't seem to be growing. researchers at the university of texas in austin studied more than 18,000 children over three years, from kindergarten to second grade? measuring their body mass index, or b-m-i, to track their girth. the surprise? on average, b-m-i increased only during summer vacation; it remained
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might not have school to blame for your kid's weight. pay attention to your kid's diet and activity level when they are away from school? encourage healthy summertime eating and exercise. because what happens at home may save your children a lifetime of medical complications from being overweight. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. trt oc this morning we are waiting to get more information left two officers dead. a man is in police custody right now suspected of carrying out an ambush style attack on an urbandale and des moines police officer. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9.
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from your 24 hour news
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early morning news. "he was just an amazing friend, and we are going to miss him a lot " heart break out of des moines. family, friends, fellow officers, and many others are trying to cope with the loss of two police officers. people from all over the state and the country are doing what they can for urbandale and des moines police departments. that includes a popular donut shop in iowa city. after 108 years, the chicago cubs can call themselves champions. game good thursday morning! it's 530 on november 3rd. here is a live look at . first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a really nice thursday. due to the rainfall yesterday, we will have to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very
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for highs primarily in the 60s through all of next week. your weekend looks great with highs well into the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower chance monday night that should remain isolated. have a great day!today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44 thanks kaj.
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information on the ambush style attacks that killed 2 police officers early yesterday morning. in response, people left flowers, balloons, and heartfelt messages outside of the urbandale police department. the two officers who died are urbandale police officer justin martin and des moines police sgt. tony beminio. around 1 am yesterday, a man shot and killed officer martin near urbandale later, a shooter killed took the life of sergeant beminio a few blocks south of merle hay mall. police say this is the man who killed the officers: scott greene, of urbandale. he is 46 years old. he's had previous run- ins with the law, including resisting an officer trying to pat him down for a weapon. and threatening to kill another man during a confrontatio n in a parking lot. police now say he targeted officers. possible rifle rounds, there is an officer down ... polk county does confirm an officer down
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while martin was in his squad car at 70th and aurora in urbandale. minutes later, and two miles to the southeast, police say greene fired into another squad car, killing police sergeant beminio. several hours later, police named greene as a suspect. flagging down a d-n-r employee, greene turned himself in on a road in dallas county, west of des moines. investigators took him to a local hospital for treatment. as of this morning, greene appears to still be at the hospital. searching greene's urbandale home yesterday. they say a greene had a history of confrontatio ns with police and making racial slurs. family, friends, and co-workers of officer justin martin and sgt. tony beminio all say the sudden loss has stunned them. in urbandale, people came out to pay their respects for officer justin martin. martin's friends were there as he graduated with a degree in criminal justice from simpson college. they say becoming a urbandale police officer was his dream.
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read an email martin had sent her shortly after graduating. "
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tony, the gentle giant. iowa city west classmates say they will never forget how beminio led the 1995 football team to state championships. wymer: 17:42, "the program turned around during their time in high school going from a team that was a laughing stock of the conference to a state champion team brad wymer helped coach the team that year. he says the boys learned year, that's why they went 13 and 0 and won state. wymer says beminio was a key factor in the 1995 team. he also says beminio was an all around good guy. brad wymer 18:20, 'i was a young teacher at the time it was my second third fourth year teaching he was a teenager but when it came down to it he wanted to work hard and do what was right wymer says these skills stayed
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lessons helped make beminio successful as a cop. in iowa city, jordee kalk, kcrg tv9 news. governor terry branstad talked about wednesday's police shootings during a campaign stop for other republicans in hiawatha. "our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the police officers. so tragic that they were targeted and shot in their own police cars. and uh, we want to do everything we can. and i'm fortunate that the person they suspect did been captured." this was from the hiawatha g-o-p office yesterday... governor branstad campaigned yesterday for republican candidates with former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. and president obama also issued his condolences. in a statement, he said, in part, "sergeant anthony beminio and officer justin martin represented our best, most decent instincts as human beings - to serve our neighbors, to put ourselves
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iowa is now part of a national uptick in violence against law enforcement. from 2000 to 2015, the "officer down memorial page" lists 13 iowa law officers who died in the line of duty. with yesterday's killings, 5 officers have died in iowa just in 2016. nationally, 112 officers have died in the line of duty this year, which is already 6% more than all of last year. 48 of those have been by gunfire, which is - by far - the leading cause. some businesses are raising mo hy-vee says all des moines- area stores will collect donations for the families. and the company will give $25,000 dollars to each officer's family. hurts donuts in coralville is also raising money for the officers' families. through noon tomorrow, the shop will sell "thin blue line" donuts with all proceeds going to the families. yesterday, people were lined up through the doors to get the donuts. the owner of hurts donuts says he just wanted to give back. 11:50 "we have a business that's about to open up there so were
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that community show our support " hurts donuts sold more than a 1,000 of these thin- blue- line donuts in the first 4 hours yesterday. in a tv-9 follow-up this morning.. a dubuque man convicted of killing his grown daughter has a hearing on request for new trial this morning. 63-year-old robert stern claims his first trial was unfair. his lawyers say prosecutors shouldn't have been allowed to present stern's initial statements to police -- along with some crime the death of his daughter, kimberly stern. this is going to be a tough play, and he makes it and with that, the chicago cubs have won their first world series since 1908. 108 years. the cubs rallied back from a 3-1 deficit to win the world series -- the last team to accomplish this... the 1985 kansas city royals. cubs manager joe maddon noted how rare this accomplishment is -- but also,
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entry point to quite a run for chicago. "it's really great for our entire cub-dom to get beyond that mode and know and continue to move forward because now, based on the young players we have in this organization, we have the opportunity to be good for a long time. " game 7 was not an easy one on the ticker -- for anybody. we'll go through the pivotal drama with extended highlights... in a few minutes. federal authorities are asking a car company to practically hunt down car owners with bad air bags. driving around with takata
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due to the rainfall yesterday, we will have
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patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are good to go otherwise. plan on highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very persistent weather pa through all of next week. your weekend looks great with highs well into the 60s both days. there is only a slim shower
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day!today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44
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a race that is very tight between hillary clinton and donald trump -- with the democratic nominee holding a slight edge, if any. now at 5 days out, the jousting isn't about policy from the nominees
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a-b-c's lana zak reports from washington d.c. donald trump brought the fireworks in florida, literally. nats "get out and vote" but he tried to avoid creating any new, rhetorical fireworks in the final days of the campaign....say ing cool." stay on point, donald, stay on point. no side tracks, donald. nice and easy. because i've been watching hillary the past few days, she's totally unhinged. but hillary clinton warned voters in arizona that the "unhinged" one she believes is her opponent. if donald trump were to win this election we would have a commander and chief who is out of his depth and whose ideas are incredibly dangerous. clinton, a chicago- native, watched the cubs win the series from an ipad after her rally in arizona, a state she said was "in play
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once since 1948 and that was my husband in 1996. both candidates are making a massive final push-- president obama helping close the deal for clinton in north carolina and the trump children fanned out in 5 battleground states-- sot - donald trump jr.: "he wants to infuse common sense back into the equation." tag: president obama criticized what he called fbi "leaks" in h email inquiry, but he declined to discuss the specifics of the
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market's longest decline in 5 years. t decided to leave interest rates unchanged, but did hint that it would likely raise rates soon. it did hint that it would likely raise rates soon. the fed said the case for a rate hike has "continued to strengthen" but it will wait for more evidence until it makes its decision. payroll provider a-d-p says businesses added 147,000 jobs in october, down from 202,000 in september. this marks the fewest jobs added in 4 months. construction and
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hiring is also below last year's pace. government officials want honda to do more to find 300,000 car owners with dangerous takata air bags and make sure they get fixed. the national highway traffic safety administration wants the automaker to hire private investigators to find those people. officials also want honda to send out notices in different languages and take service trucks into neighborhoods to repair cars on the spot. it's here's a live look
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due to the rainfall yesterday, we will have to walk some patchy fog out of here through 7am, but we are highs in the lower and middle 60s with sunny sky. this is a very persistent weather pattern that should allow for highs primarily in the 60s through all of next week. your weeknd looks great with highs
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chance monday night that should remain isolated. have a great day!today: patchy early fog, otherwise sunny. wind: nw 5-15. high: 65 tonight: clear. patchy fog possible late. wind: light. low: 42 tomorrow: sunny. wind: sw 5-15. high: 66 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: sw 5-10. low: 44 ...for all of the
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that the 2016 season has emitted for chicago cubs fans, at least last night was going to bring finality to this year of dreams of the cubs' first world series title in 108 game 7. cleveland royalty... present. lebron james found good seats on stubhub... top of the 4th... addison russell with a fly ball for chicago... but look at the aggressive running. kris bryant tags up and just slides in... chicago built a 5-1 lead... to the 6th... 5-3 and david ross smacks a solo home run to center. the 39-year-old playing his last game as he will retire. 6-3 chicago. bottom of the 8th... 6-4 cubs...1 on for cleveland and then this happened. aroldis chapman with
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no...no...no as many people thought of goats, black cats, bartman, 1984 against the padres. 6-6... top of the 10th... 2 on as cleveland walked anthony rizzo to get to ben zobrist... and that's a mistake. all zobrist did in 2015 was get big hits in the playoffs. zobrist slices a double to left. two score. 8-6 chicago. cleveland got one back to get to 8-7... but with 2 outs in the bottom of the 10th... kris bryant fir cubs win... cubs win... cubs win. savor the day, cubs fans... you, of any fan base in the world, know how difficult this accomplishme nt is. the last time the chicago cubs won a world series--television had not been invented, world war 1 hadn't happened, and arizona and new mexico were not yet states. making last night's game in cleveland nothing short of historic. a-b-c's dan harris reports. nats winning moment the curse?revers ed?a historic 8 to 7 win in exra
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nats for the chicago cubs, in what turned out to be an epic nailbiter... their first world series title since 1908?cubs fans spilling out into the streets of wrigleyville? chicago erupting in celebration. nats cheering cubs fans in chi mos sound: they deserve it, this is the best team we've had in years mos sound: there is literally nowhere i would rather be than right here in win -- historic world series, are you kidding me it was an epic winner take all series- the indians and the cubs duking it out all the way to game 7 in cleveland? chicago pulling off an astonishing comeback from a 3-1 deficit in the series? nats david ross home run with veteran catcher david ross caping off the last game of his career with a home run and a world series win. as the beloved late chicago announcer harry caray would say 'holy cow!' dan harris, abc news
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and no, nicole is not gone because she's celebrating the cubs win, although who could blame her. she is the emcee of good morning cedar rapids. we will be right back. stay
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november 3rd. here's what you need to know today. "just a big loss for everybody. " emotions are running high from people all across the state as they remember the two officers shot and killed near des moines. the man police suspect of ambushing and killing those officers is in police custody. we wait for more information at a news conference later this morning. public figures including the presidential candidates are sending their support to law enforcement and those living in des moines and urbandale. doctors say they're hopeful about a man's

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