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good morning from kcrg-tv9. starting off with a live look at . it's thursday, november 10th. here's what you need to know today. president-elect donald trump and his wife, melania, are going to the white house today. they'll meet with president obama and first lady, michelle. no trump chanting anti-trump protestors took to th overnight around the country. police made arrests in most of those cities. some people in eastern iowa also gathered for rallies in reaction to trump's election -- hoping for a peaceful presidency. education leaders in iowa are asking people for help to figure out new standards for schools. a new law goes into effect next school year. lip syncing for learning. teachers in cedar rapids are braving some embarrassment to raise money for their schools. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news
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plan on more sunshine today. we'll see a stronger wind out of the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above normal this afternoon for this time of the year. our next cold front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day!today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night:
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on tuesday night, donald trump captured victory to become the 45th president. on wednesday night, protests broke out in about 20 cities across the u.s. as a-b-c's diane macedo reports, police made arrests in nearly every city. protests from coast to cast. new york. nats. chicago.. nats. seattle thousands of people taking to the streets... in at least 10 cities.. marching against president- elect donald trump. sot trumpprotestpa2 "i'm here to show
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the hatred that donald trump's rhetoric has invigorated for this country here in manhattan, chats of " dump trump".. and "new york hates trump" .. as protesters block the entrance of trump tower, where the president- elect was said to be home at the time.. so gathered on the 101 in los angeles? shutting down the freeway. and in oakland, people set fires multiple fires on city streets.. forcing police in riot gear to move in and use tear gas. sot oakland of la in the nation's capital.. nats trumpprotestdc no trump, no kkk, no racists, usa! people gathered outside the white house.. before marching to the newly opened trump international hotel. sot usdctrumpprotest "i am terrified. i come from a family of political refugees from cuba and i'm very grateful to this country for having accepted us. and i'm terrified." diane macedo, abc news new york govern terry branstad is
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a miracle. governor branstad says enthusiasm for trump's campaign was off the charts. he's has spent months calling for republicans to unite behind trump's campaign. his son, eric, was trump's campaign chief in iowa. " my son, who as the director of the campaign says he's never seen anything like the number of people who called and asked for yard signs. the common working people in this country came out in huge numbers and people that republicans in the past. " there's been speculation that trump could ask governor terry branstad to be the new ambassador to china. but governor branstad says he's not interested in living overseas, and he's committed to serving the people of iowa. the linn county board of supervisors says cutting the number of supervisors will affect people living in rural areas. people in linn county voted to reduce the size of the board tuesday. the board held its
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there, they approved a ballot measure cut the board down from 5 to 3. in 2006, linn county voters had expanded the board. kevin kula who started circulating a petition for the change a year ago said fewer supervisors will cut costs. but supervisor john harris says the expansion allowed smaller towns to have a voice. "the reason we went to 5 supervisors was to increase and improve rural representation on the board of supervisors. um, i'm not sure i can see a way to split the county into thirds. " the board will officially go back to 3 supervisors in january 2018. cedar rapids will soon get a new mayor...for a day. that was the top prize for the c-r gavel challenge. cedar rapids mayor ron corbett is announcing the winners of the challenge today. the challenge pushed people to support area businesses that were forced to close during the flood of 2016. those that visited and posted their pictures to
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#crgavelchall enge were part of a contest for the mayor title and other prizes. senator joni ernst is presenting several medals to a vietnam veteran today. today at 1 p-m, she is giving veteran chester hendrickson 4 awards, including the silver star and the bronze star. the ceremony is at the veterans memorial building in cedar rapids. today, henry county is looking into what's next for mount union -- a town with only about 100 voted tuesday on whether to dissolve the town, but it ended in a tie. 31 people voted to unincorporate, while 31 voted not to. this issue started last spring when mount union passed a resolution to unincorporate. one of the reasons was a dispute over who pays the bill for the town's sewer system. now, the henry county auditor's office is making calls about what to do next after the tie vote. it says there's still a possibility there are uncounted absentee ballots in the mail. the lee county supervisors say
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for money for a new courthouse. on tuesday, people rejected an $8.5 million dollar bond issue for a new building in montrose. it would have replaced 2 existing courthouses in fort madison and keokuk. the county says those 2 courthouses need renovations. dubuque leaders will talk about how nearly $97 million dollar grant is funding several state projects today. the city of dubuque is detailing its plans to improve the low-income homes in bee branch commonly floods. this is video of the program's launch in january. the city will also describe the stormwater infrastructure improvements that are set to take place in the next 5 years. hud awarded iowa the nearly $97 million dollars through the national disaster resilience grant. drivers in marion will now see fewer traffic cones on 7th avenue. the roundabout on 7th avenue and 7th street will open today, following a ribbon cutting ceremony. the ceremony will take place at
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johno's, near the intersection of 6th avenue and 7th street. city leaders say the roundabout is part of a long-term traffic plan for the core of marion. money for the project came from general obligation bonds and a $1 million grant from the iowa d-o-t. starting today, drivers using dubuque street in iowa city will have to pay closer attention since construction crews are changing the lanes. crews are moving the lanes by mayflower residence hall but with one lane of traffic for each direction. the o this road is part of the iowa city gateway project. the city wants to raise dubuque street to keep it from flooding. the iowa d-o-t expects the highway 100 extension in cedar rapids to open just after thanksgiving. this will connect highway 100 - also known as collins road - past edgewood road to covington road, which leads to palo. the project costs $215 million dollars. eventually, highway 100 will reach u.s. 30 in four years. the d-o-t says good
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schedule. one lawmaker says a donald trump presidency may help dakota access finish construction on a pipeline. this follows months of protests in iowa and north dakota about the pipeline.
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we'll see a stronger wind out of the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above normal this afternoon for this time of the year. our next cold front will pass
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going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light low: 28
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here's a first look at good morning america. in this morning's "gma first look," the trump family will
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>> it will be my honor and privilege to serve this country. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but melania trump is far from traditional. >> she's the first immigrant to be first lady since louisa, the wife of john quincy adams in the 19th century. second of all, she's a former model. >> reporter: her most important role will be asot the trump's tell george he's taking the change in stride. >> how has the experience been for him. >> i teach him. i explain to him so he knows what's going on. he's taking very well. >> reporter: and we'll have a live report from the white house
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looking for the person who shot two police officers early this morning in pennsylvania. police say the incident happened around 3:30 in the morning in a city southwest of pittsburg. investigators have not said who the suspect is or what led up to the shooting. they have also not said what condition the officers are
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donald trump and some republicans in congress, those in d.c. say they'll take swift action on president- elect trump's agenda. republicans will control the white house, senate and the house for the first time in 10 years. democrats cut into the republican majorities in the house and senate -- but not by much. though house speaker paul ryan had well- publicized reservations about trump, he says the newly elected president deserves credit. "this needs to be a time of redemption, not a time of recrimination. we making america great and making it a more perfect union. " each of the top 4 leaders in congress, the top democrat and republicans in both house and senate, have talked with trump since the election. a north dakota lawmaker says donald trump's presidency could help completion of the bakken oil pipeline. congressman kevin cramer helped write trump's pro- oil energy plan. now, he says trump could help the progress of the pipeline that will run from
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a portion of the route in north dakota has been the site of protests in recent months. the standing rock sioux tribe says it's concerned the pipeline will harm drinking water and cultural sites. but the company building the pipeline, dakota access, says it's moving ahead with the project. a dubuque coffee company is finding success prompting them to move buildings. one of the businesses owners says demand is going up but they're just getting started. its here is a live look at .
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meteorologist kaj o'mara joins us now with your plan on more sunshine today. we'll see a stronger wind out of the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above normal this afternoon for this time of the year. our next cold front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for
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with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day! today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light low: 28 thanks kaj. a dubuque coffee company says
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this week verena street coffee is moving into a larger building in the city's industrial park. the owners of verena street coffee roast and package several flavored coffees. the company started in
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house with just 3 employees. it's now going into this 34,000 square foot facility with 15 people working there. "we've come along way every year we get more and more exposure. but there's just a ton of coffee business out there and we've barely scratched the surface so far. " verena street coffee is now on the shelves of about 800 stores across the country. donald trump is taking a trip to the white house today to meet with president obama. this comes after a night of protests in nearly 2 cities across the country. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's
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live look at . it's november 10th. here's what you need to know today. president-elect donald trump and his wife are going to the white house today. they'll meet with president obama and first lady. no trump chanting anti-trump protestors took to the streets in about 20 cities overnight around the country. police made arrests in most of those cities. some people in eastern iowa also gathered for rallies in reaction peaceful presidency. education leaders in iowa are asking people for help to figure out new standards for schools. a new law goes into effect next school year. lip syncing for learning. teachers in cedar rapids are braving some embarrassment to raise money for their schools. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news
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plan on more sunshine today. we'll see a stronger wind out of the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above normal this afternoon for this time of the year. our next cold front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day!today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n colder. wind: light low: 28 the transition to the new
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donald trump is headed to the white house to meet with president obama. this as anti-trump protesters are upset about tuesday's results. a-b-c's elizabeth hur reports from washington. a divided america.. on display from new york to philadelphia.. chicago and los angeles.. protesters.. out in force.. less than 24 hours after mos: "something horrific and unbelievable has happened." this morning.. donald trump is making his first trip to the white house as the new president- elect.. promising to be a president for all americans.. trump: "to all republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as one united people." trump will be the
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hillary clinton who hoped to make history.. and now urging her followers to support the president-elect clinton: "we have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought.. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead." and president obama.. is echoing that message.. inviting his successor to the white house.. obama: "it is no secret that the president- significant differences.. we are now all rooting for his success and uniting and leading the country." some results from the election became final on wednesday. the u.s. senate race in new hampshire also goes
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republican incumbent kelly ayotte by 1,023 votes. republican held their seats in wisconsin and pennsylvania to hold a majority with 51 seats. louisiana's run-off is in three weeks and republicans are favored in that race. now as political watchers analyze the 2016 vote -- a wave of white voters across the midwest, and into the rust belt led trump to wins in states where republicans have struggled for two decades. that's according to those are the kind of voters who often supported democratic presidential campaigns in the past. exit polls and unofficial returns also reflect deep racial, gender, economic and cultural divides across the region and nationally. trump's support during tuesday's election also skewed older, more male and overwhelming ly white. after six years of split government in iowa, republicans will control the governor's office, the house -- and now the senate -- once january hits. that could lead
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legislature. bills to impose new limits on abortion, defund planned parenthood, and other conservative priorities could not get through the state senate with democrats in control for the last few sessions. but democrats now can't stop such efforts if republicans advocate for them. "you'll have to ask the gop if they'll present some of those issues... i don't know what we'll do when we get to that bridge we will cross it." "just because some republicans are in favor of certain things doesn't mean every other republican is too. we'll just have to see." with tuesday's results, p now hold 30 of the 50 seats in iowa's state senate. this is the first time in 20 years that republicans will control all three elements of state government. with all the changes in the iowa legislature, the iowa house will welcome its youngest member - 23 year old skyler wheeler.
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""my political views, i knew this was like a gold mine for a conservative, so it was a great place to be and god kept us here...it's our home now and i get to represent it." when the legislative session convenes in january, wheeler will be one of 11 freshman house republicans in des moines. starting next school year, the state will have more control over education. so, leaders are hoping to get ideas for what standards they should put into place. this is all happening revision of no child left behind. under no child left behind, districts had to set aside money to provide offer tutoring to low income students. it also forced schools to bus students to higher performing schools if their parents asked. with the new federal law, fewer kids are eligible for free tutoring, and students can't transfer out of struggling schools, unless they did so last year. before the new act can take effect, the state has to work out several details. that's why the iowa department of education is
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" so we have the chance to design a plan that makes sense in the iowa context and the local school context as well." the director of the department of education, ryan wise, explained the new law at a meeting in cedar falls last night. he also talked about what changes must happen before it takes effect. wise says the state needs to decide on a set of standards for schools and a way to hold them accountable. the new law doesn't eliminate standardized testing, which was a cornerstone of no child lef a little. children in grade 3 thru 8 still have to take math and reading tests every year. students have to take these tests twice while in high school. " 46:45, "assessment and testing are critically important but it needs to be in balance. and it needs to make sense. we need to know how students are doing and where they need support and assessment should in line with what's being taught in the classroom " the state department of education says it will take public opinions to make a
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january. then the department will hold more meetings after that with a final proposal coming in march. the cedar rapids community schools foundation is hosting a new type of fundraiser, which has leaders stretching out of their comfort zone. kcrg-tv nine's brea love tells us about lip sync for learning. between classes you will find metro high school principal brian galusha walking the halls. it may be for supervision, but he's gets to spend time getting to know his studen they need to succeed. "29:33education is the future of our kids, and anything we can do to make that more authentic for them, i think is a good things for kids." that's why he's performing in the inaugural "lip sync for learning". it's a night of lip sync battles with city leaders. that includes administration from three cedar rapids high schools. for 120 seconds, they will dress up, get on stage, and lip sync a song. only one act can be crowned the winner, and it's all to raise money for schools in cedar rapids. 27:19"there was really not much hesitation for that, 2 minutes of embarrassment is worth the amount of funds that have helped our students here at metro high school." the cedar rapids community
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classrooms and provided more hands on materials for students. organizers say the foundation fills in the gap where state and sector funding can't reach. this year, it wanted to find a new way to raise money for it's general fund. 25:18"it's really outside ople this, but they all realize it's for the kids, it's for public school uci,nd you know what two nutes of emrrassmentises a lot f friday's event. 28:23"we're going to win, that'e an." in cedar rads, brea
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information on this story online -- just connect with our website, kcrg.com. some are calling donald trump's victory a surprise after polls showed hillary clinton with a narrow lead. but leaders of a poll in eastern iowa say there's a reason the polls got it wrong. up next... this morning's
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meteorologist kaj o'mara joins us now. plan on more sunshine today. the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above
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front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day!today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light low: 28 thanks kaj. plan on more sunshine today. we'll see a stronger wind out of the southwest, which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will
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time of the year. our next cold front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day!today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light low: 28
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to donald trump winning the election. that also included some people in eastern iowa who wanted to solidarity with those who may be scared of a trump presidency. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine.
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pennsylvania overnight has died. police say the incident happened around 3:30 in the morning in a city southwest of pittsburg. investigators have not said who the suspect is but they say someone immediately started firing on officers when they got on scene. first responders flew the other officer to a hospital do not know their condition. police and swat teams have been seen near at least two homes in the area. it's not clear whether the suspect was in either of those homes. students yelling, running students from several des moines-area high schools staged walkouts to protest donald trump's presidential election victory. at least 3 high schools reported students walking out yesterday. in a statement, des moines public schools say students have the right to be
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the des moines area wasn't the only spot in iowans rallied to protest president-elect donald trump. in iowa city and cedar rapids, people who were upset about this gathered to try and reassure each other. kcrg-tv9's samantha myers was at a rally in green square in cedar rapids. on wednesday night people gathered here in green square to talk and spread messages of positivity. people held candles and signs with sayings like organizer kelly dugan says she wants people to come together and stay positive. "05:23:30;24 "we need to stand together and show people of all backgrounds that we care for them and they shouldn't be scared or frightened of the future of our country. and we will ensure that we are not going to tolerate hatred." there was another rally on the university of iowa campus earlier wednesday where students and community members gathered. they took turns one- by-one
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supporters at the protest who say they recognize the nation is divided and trumps platform of making american great again is exactly what the country needs right now. in cedar rapids samantha myers kcrg- tv9 news. some people are wondering why so many of the national polls indicated a different outcome in the presidential race. directors of the loras college poll say there are a few reasons. early voters tended to support hillary clinton. but people who wer election day, tended to support donald trump. another reason was the difficulty of polling certain blocs of the population in states like wisconsin, michigan, and pennsylvania. "you have to remember it's a snap shot. it's one little picture on three days in which we were polling. with a margin of error it's basically telling you, based on sample size and other issues. it could go within this range, plus or minus 4.4 percent. "
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margin of error when looking at the polls. and when considering that, he says almost all of the polls were very accurate. interviews for the next university of northern iowa president are taking place today and tomorrow. the university's search and screen committee are meeting with 6 semi-finalists. the candidates will be interviewed in a closed meeting. u-n-i provost jim wohlpart is currently serving as interim president at the university. we'll have one more check of your forecast next. stay with
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house. they will meet with president obama and first lady ahead of trump taking office in january. this morning, cities around the country are calmer
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across the u-s saw protests overnight. and police in most of those cities made some arrests. today, marion is officially opening a roundabout at 7th avenue and 7th street. then, in iowa city crews are changing the lanes on dubuque street by mayflower residence hall. there will be one lane of traffic for each direction. now, one last look at this morning's weather, kaj... plan on more sunshine today. we'll see a stronger win which will help to drive temperatures well into the 60s across the area. this will be about 15 degrees above normal this afternoon for this time of the year. our next cold front will pass through the region dry going into our veteran's day, but it'll be cooler for sure with highs limited to the 50-55 range. this weekend couldn't be better for mid-november with highs in the 50s on saturday with low 60s likely on sunday. have a great day! today: sunny and a little breezy. wind: sw 10-20. high: 66 tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-10. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light low: 28 we certainly hope your is
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and we'll be back with a local news update in about 20 minutes. also make sure to join us at eleven for the kcrg- tv9 news at midday.
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good morning, america. breaking overnight. anti-trump protestst erupt coast to coast. peaceful ones turning violent. police fighting back with tear gas. >> tens of thousands of protesters taking to the streets. marching on trump towers in new york and chicago. more than a hundred arre donald trump heads to washington, vowing to bring the country together after a bitter election. >> now it's time for america to bind the wounds of division. >> he'll meet president obama in the oval office this morning. >> we're not democrats first, we're not republicans first. we are americans first. >> as the first lady hosts melania trump. now all eyes turn to who president trump will pick for his white house and cabinet.

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