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areas of fog persist this afternoon with mostly cloudy skies andighs in the middle 30s. snow will develop late tonight. it'll be heavy at titis tomorrow morning and continin throughout the day in our northwest. southeast, however, will mix with and perhaps change to in in the afternoon. it'll change back to snow tomorrow night, tapering off areawide late. the heaviest snow in excess of 6" should ocur from around waterloo and north and west, with sharply decreasing amamnts east and south with a few inches near the highway 30 corridor. blowing snow will be an issue in open areas, especially where the heaviest snow falls.today: areas of fog, m/cloudy high: 32-38 winds: light alo: 34 dbq: 3iow: 35 in these final hours before the caucuses start, a final poll from quinnipac for both the democratic and republican side. on the republican side, the qunnipiac poll shows donald trump with a 31%
republicic caucus-goers. falling seven points behind is texas support. florida senator marco rubio is edging up a bit - still in 3rd place but now with 17%. on the democratic side, vermont senator bernie sanders holds a slight lead among caucus-goers with 49%. just behind him, former secretary of state, hillary clinton, haha46%. struggling to get numbers, former maryland governor martin o' malley is back at 3%. more appearances from the candidates are scheduled today -- the democrats are scheduled for central iowa but quite a few from the large republican field will be in the tv-9 viewing area. donald trump is in waterloo at this hour and here's a live look at his event from the ramada inn in downtown waterloo. trump has been focused on large vevees and larger cities for his stops in the past seven days, including all four of our major cities -- dubuque was on saturday, iowa city last tuesday. trump will also be one of the republicans at a cauaus event in cedar rapids
county republicans have at least 2 confirmed candidates - and possibly more stopping in... this event is at the doubletree by hilton fromom2 to 4 today... by kcrg-tv 9's brea love as the republican caucus event candidates -- but also county leaders on the process of caucusing...rea? that's right chris, the last political ad airs tonight at 6:58 tonight. but, candidates are steady getting out the doors opened for t t trump rally just minutes ago. people are filing in for his 1:30 start time. about.... expected to be here for trump, with republican's pre-c-ccus rally throughout the afternoon. there's boothshset candidate, as well as a prayer service going on during the event. ben carson will hold a rally here later this afternoon which is set to start officialslsell me other candidates could stop by within the four hour time frame. this location actually will hold thirty-three republican
chris? trump's rival, texas senator ted iowa today. he'll speak at a pre-caucus rally at the grace baptist church in marion around 4-30 pm. then he goes to des moines for the rest of caucus night. running in third place, florida senator marco rubio, , ll not spend time in eastern iowa today. he'll be at the des moines downtown marriott starting at 8 o'clock tonight-just before the caucus results start to trickle
gaining huge momentum, vermont senator bernie, will spend his caucus night in des moines as well. he thanked voters and volunteers in his marshalltown ield office yesterday. he urured the youth to become more involved in the political process. sanders also said iowans have a unique responsibility when it comes to presidential elections. trtring to keep her support with strong, hillary clinton, will end her caucus night in des moines. she'll attend a party inside drakehuniversity's olmstead center. yesterday, she spent the day campaigning in western and central iowa. clinton and sanders have steadily battled it out for first in the gop race. however, today, clinton said her and sanders quote "have differences". process may get overlooked in some places across the state... issue. with democrats andndepublicans both party
consider carpooling, walking, oraking a bus to get to your location. they also ask for everyone to double check their caucus spot. "it's not always going to be always going to be the place where you've caucused in the past, because of the crowd sizes we've had in 2008 we had to move to bigger places which h y be havavmore room that's big enough to accommodate everybody." parties say the lack of a central community building in the smaller communities is the reason why they have to double up. if you haven't found your caucus location yet, you can go to a website depending on your party afafiliation. the caucusus start tonight at 7. if you're a democrat, you can find your caucus location by typing your address into a website. that's at iowowdemocrats.or g. if you're a registered republican you first have to find your precinct location. then by using that, you can find the place to caucus at.
and we encourage you to stay with us tonight for all the caucus coverage. we'll have reporters live in des moines and across eastern iowa, along with expert nalysis. we'll broadcast live from 8 to 9 p-m on kcrg 9.2. then from 9 all the way through our 10 p-m news, we'll be live right here on our main channel, t-v9. caucuses on monday and quite a few "school bond votes" in eastern iowa for tuesday. the college community district will ask voters - once again - to approve a 49 point 5-million dollar bond issue. if approved, the diststct would add classrooms to the high school and update heating, cooling, and safety systems. last year, a similar bond issue failed by oy 58 votes. the waterloo school district is hoping voters approve a $47 million dollar bond issue -- in a vote that school leaders across iowa may keep an eye on because of what the money would be used for. the district would earmark the money for career and technical
career center, near central middle school. it would not be a traditional high school. yet east and west high schools would also receive $6 million dollars each for renovations. peoplen denver will once again decii whether to give the o-k to a high school expansion. the district is asking voters to approve a $7.3-million dollar bond issue, which would help pay for a new gym, aaitorium, and indoor r ack. the bond issue narrowly failed in a vote last june. and the springville school district is asking people to approve $4.7-million dollars for 9 elementary school classrooms... administrative office space... a multi-purpose room... and an exploratory technology room. again, voters will go to the polls on these bond issues on tuesday. so stay tuned to kkg's first alert weather team to stay up-to-date on how the weather could impact you. polls are open from 7 in the morning until 8 o'clock at night. the bond votes take a 60 percent "super majority" to pass. it takes hundreds of dedicated
shelter. the cedar rapids animal care and control says they couldn't do all that they do without them. cleaning, walking and fundraising. those are just a few examples of the many things the shelter's 197 volunteers take on every day. volunteers do the things that the staff doesn't have the capability to do--- like socializing with the animals. more than 6,000 hours of volunteer work. "if you take a look at the number of staff, and all the have, and the number of hours in the day, and then the number of animals in house, there's absolutely no way we could get everything done." volunteers are crucial, and they're always loong for more. the shelter asks for anyone 18 and up to fill out an application, and come to february 24th. "paws for love" fundraiser on february 13th at
czech and slovak museumumnd library in cedar rapids. all proceeds go to helping shelter animals. keeping the heart on beat and steady... robot technology may be the future for a fluluering heart. we'll show you how a new tool is changing the lives of people with atrial fibrillation. meteorologist justin gehrts updates our temperatures coming up in your
and highs in the middle 30s. snow will develop late tonight. it'll be heavy at times tomorrow mornininand continue throughout the day in our northwest. southeast, however, will mix with and perhaps change to rain in the afternoon. it'll change back to o snow tomorrow night, tapering off areawide late. the heaviest snow in excess of 6" should occur from around waterloo anannorth and west, with sharply decreasing amounts east and south with a few inches near the highway 30 corridor. blowing snow will be an issue in open areas, especially where the heaviest snow falls.today: areas of fog, m/cloudy high: 32-38 winds: light alo: 34 4 q: 34 iow: 35
low: 27-33 winds: ne 10-20 alo: 28 dbq: 28 iow: 31 totorrow: snow, wintry mix, windy high: 32-38 winds: ne 20-35 alo: 33 dbq: 35 iow: 37 tomorrow night: snow likely low: dbq: 23 iow: 25 wednesdayaymostly cloudy, windy high: 24 - low: 23 thursday: partly cloudy hi: 27 - low: 4 friday: chance of snow hhh: 32 - low: 14 satutuay: partly cloudy high: 32 - low: 19 sunday: partly cloudy high: 35 - low: 20 monday:
atrial fibrillation, or a-fib, is a condition that causes a person's heart to beat out of rhythm. it can cause severe discomfort and may even be a risk factor for stroke. as martie salt shows us, cardiologists are now looking to robotic technology to treat patients. joyce liptrap is an avid scrapbooker w w loves fe. but it wasn't so active two years ago when joyce started losing her energy. "i or be sitting in
and it would just start pounding in my heart." joyce had atrial fibrillation, a problem with the electrical system in her heart. a life-long fluttering feeling was now a serious concern for her and her husband, ronn. "i told ronnie i wasn't sure if i was dying. i wasn't sure what was happening. it was just so different. a couple of episodes got really bad." cardiac electro- physiologist usman siddiqui needed to perform a procedure called ablation. "usually, either apply heat energy the tissue that is causing the problem." doctor siddiqui used a new robotic system with magnetic navigation that allowed himo operere two devices at stereotaxis v-drive duo system. one robotic arm delivered the catheter that allowed doctors to visualize the area. "this is a special kind of ultrasound machine or ultrasound catheter that we put inside the heart so we can have real time pictures." the other robotic arm delivered the catheter to ablate the area. "as soon as i woke up, i knknw i felt diffefeent. i really didn't feel the heaviness that i had felt." what she did start to feel was more energy. giving her more opportunities to make new memories. i'm martie salt reporting trt 1.35 oc std.
threatening possible hearings on the anti-trust implications of the move.. saying the judi@iary committee has an obligation to review the merger. the merge would create a 95 billion dollar company.. which would split into three separate companies.. all selling as much as a fifth of the worldldpesticides aa 40 percent of u-s corn and bean seeds.. grassley says that makes a huge concern because of a potential of reduced competition.. force layoffs.. and the history right here in iowa. "and they better take that into consideration. because they merge, split into three companies. make an agricultural seedompany and then want to move all this out of iowa or even move the corporate e headquarters out of iowa? no. that stuff should be in iowa." grassley hinted he may be persuading committee members for a call for
hearings, adding there are things can be 'embarrassing' for the two firms if they are brought out in
---- the cattlemen's beef ssociation had meetitis last ek with a guest terry duffy from the c-m-e.. and stakeholders were logging complaints of high frequency trading, too much volatility, and locking limit too often.. over in the grains.. january turned out to be a net positive.. i talked to analyst dan hueber before the close about the end of the month rallies.. "i think as a whole we're looking at what 3hould be a positive month. now granted, yesterday
we seem to have lost a aittle bit of that glimmer.." "i'm not saying we're showing immediate signs of giving this up but might be pretty difficult to sustain much more strength now as we move into a new monththso there's kind of an old rule of thumb too that if you rally or break into the first week of a month you tend to kind of start unwinding those things" "very volatile trade here in the cattle market for the last several months. personal bias though, the cattle market after breaking down here into mid month has recouped nicely. i like to think the worst of it's out of the way in the cattle
the time being it's gogog to be tough h o i think post really add up the whole picture here in the cattle market. yes we are starting to rebuild herds a little bit, but on the same token, you know the economy continues to grow, although not at a huge pace. i mean the employment numbers are good. all those things would generally say we can look for some`decent beef demand." continues to adadnce, now that said i've been kind of thinking we're going to run this rally into just exhaustion." can't agroscience's enlist duo herbicide right now.. a circuit court denied its motion.. last fall the e-p-a filed a petition to remove the yphosate.. it was developed to help farmers combat weed resistance.. with the denial.. farmers can still use the product.. and retailers can registered in 15 midwestern states.. and was
the market after the e-p-a motion.. however it does still need import approval from china. the e-p-a says it was concerned the combinatioioof chemicals would hurt non-target plants.. ---- and that's it for for tuning in.. see you tomorrow everyone. ---- we'll post a video every day in e agribusiness section you'll find it under the news tata i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.46 oc webtease making the big day a success.... a daughter goes the distance to make sure her mother made it to her wedding day. we'll tell you why it was hard for this eastern iowa mother to make her daughters special day. making her daughter proud on a
a woman's poor health almost caused her to miss her daughter's wedding day. but her daughter decided to change the venue to accommodate. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders has the story. prather, thehe bride and groom up there, began at a mall.through friends, the two were encouraged to meet there. but, kelsea's mom, misty butler one of the most important people in her
gogong to be at the malllli said, yes, he said he's going to be there. sure enough, he was at the mall that day. that was the first time we met." fast forward about eight years, kelsea and shane decided to spend the rest of their lives together. they were planning on gegeing married. but tragedy struck in august. misty had a heart attack and suffered severe complications. she's now stuck in a wheelchair, too sick to leave the hospital. hospice is being considered. it's hard for kelsea to take. "my mmm and i have this spececal bond thattno one can break. it's almost hard to describe." that powerful bond gave kelsea an idea. after nearly losing her mom about a month ago, kelsea decided she was going to have the wedding t university of iowa hospitals and clinics, where her mom is staying. nat things came together quick, decorations, refreshments hair and ake up..hat takes some more than a year to plan had to happen in a matter of weeks. "it was a
it took a village to do." jeremy hudson has
been a chaplain at hospitals for nine years. he said this is kind of thing is rare. he's only taken part in one other hospital wedding in his entire caaer. "i think it's a wonderful oppopotunity to really have something positive for a family has a lot of challenges." the ceremony went off without a hitch. but the moment that stole the show wasn't this kiss between bride and groom nat it was this one between a mother and daughter. misty can't speak because of her condition, but she wrote this on a piece o o paper r nd showed it to heraughter. it read, "i'm so glad we went to the mall." and kelsea is so glad her mom could make it to onothe best days herfe. "it lt amazing andnderful." cplicated murder case.... police unravel the killing oa -year-old girl by two virginia tech udents. 'll tell you how what is next r the accused
republican party candidates and suppppters are making one last push here in cedar rapids before tonight's main event. we'll have live winter storm coverage updates. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at midday. as the clear monday will fade to an anticipated storm overnight, time to get the latest specifics from... meteorologist justin gehrts with
your first alert forecast. a complex winter storm is taking aim on the region. areas of fog persist this afternoon with mostly y cloudy skies and highs in the middle 30s. snow will develop late tonight. it'll be heavy at times
throughout the day in our northwest. southeast, however, will mix with and perhaps change to rain in the afternoon. it'll chahae back to snow tomorrow w ght, tapering off areawide late. the heaviest snow in excess of 6" should occur from around waterloo and north and west, with sharply south with a few inches near the highway 30 corridor. blowing snow will be an issue in open areas, especially where the heaviest snow falls.today: areas of fog, m/ccoudy high: 32-38 winds: light alo::34 dbq: 34 ioo 35 as the caucuses are almost here, the final polls are trickling out this morning. a quinnipiac poll shows donald trump with a 7-point lead on the republican side and bernie sanders hohoing a 3- point edge on hillary clinton for the democrats. abc's lana zak takes us inside the atmosphere from des moines in these final hours until 7 p-m...
nats after some 15-hundred rallies? nats "...tv ads..." and $33 million dollars spent?it is decision time in iowa. nats a new quinippiac poll out today has donald trump widening his iowa lead. sot - donald trump / presidential candidate"wel l, you have to be a little bit nervous. you know i like to win. i want to win for the country." but polls are not votes and a third of likely c ccus voters say they are undecided or may still change their mind. that's bad news for cruz, who has been sliding in the polls and with just hours to go, is being mailer- stamped "voter violation" ?many today marco rubio still hot on the campaign trail today- trying to lure voters away from the 10 other republican candidates. sot - sen. marco rubio / presidential candidate"i just say: someone going into a a ucus site tonight and there's a candidate that you've really been with, but you don't think they're going to - caucus for me, because we can win." and supporting all of the
armies of volunteers have fanned out across the state. sot - sen. bernie sanders / presidential candidate"i think our message is resonating throughout this country." 15,000 sanders supporters on the streets. the clinton campaign says it's knocked on mororthan 125,000 doors. all of the contact with iowa voters, hillary clinton says has formed her candidacy. sot - hillary clinton / presidential candidate"i think that the months i've spent here listening to iowans has
really made me a better candidate. and i think it will me a better president." lana zak oncaaclose: it is s he first time voterr that may detererine the results tonight. remember, it was first time voters that were largely credited with then-senator barack obama's 2008 upset win in iowa. lz, abc news, des moines, iowa. more appearances from the candidates are scheduled today -- the democrats are scheduled for central iowa but quite a few from the large republican field will be in the tv-9 viewing ea. donald trump is in waterloo at this hour and here's a
ramada inn in downtown waterloo. trump has been focused on large venues and larger cities for his stops in the past siven days, including all four of our major cities -- dubuque was on saturday, iowa city last tuesday. trump will be appearing in cedar rapids at the doubletree by hilton in about 2 hours -- along with dr. ben carson -- and, later tonight with kentucky senor rand paul. this i ipart of a 4-houou caucus event by the linn county republicans... kcrg-tv 9's brea love is live at the caucus event -- this starts at noon and is the crowd picking up? chris, with the last political ad airing tonight at 6:58, its crunun time for candidates. democrats are holding rallies in des monies throughout the
day, but here in cedar rapids the double tree hotel will be all republican. doors opened for the trump rally just about a half hour ago. people are steady filing in for his 1:30 start time.
be here for trump, and then ben carson who will hold a rally at 3:30. both events apart of the linn cououy republican's prprcaucus rally throughout the afternoon. booths are in place for all seven candidates, and officials tell me others
could stop by within the four hour time frame. ted cruz is holding an event in marion this afternoon, and paul will be here tonight during the caucuses. this location will hold thirty-three republican precincts for linn county caucus goers. the iowa reeblican party is expecting top p eir previous turnout record of one hundred twenty thousand tonight. democrats are also expecting a strong turnout, but not as large as the party's two hundred forty thousand caucus goers in 2008. chris? parking might be an issue for johnson countnts 50 caucus locations. due to smaller towns lacking a central community building, there are about a half dozen
both democrats and republicans will have to share. this makes finding a spot not easy. party chairs john deeth and bill keettel coordinated together on everyone to think about their transportatio n before they leave home. "we're giving cab companies and other places a heads up, that you could have a very very busy night so you might want to have some extra people on hand, people should plan ahead for their caucus night transportation, and you should really set aside most of your evening becauau the caucus can take a little bit of time." the parties also urge everyone wanting to caucus to check their popoing locations. they say it may not be your polling place, and it also might not be a place you've caucused in the past. the cedar rapids convention center anan double tree hotel will be a hot spot for free parking tonight. people caucusing tonight will be able to park free e ginning at 5-30 inside the five seasons parking ramp
convention center parking ramp. those are both located on 1st avenue, and entrances are on the surrounding downtown streets. that free parking ends at 10-30. and we encourage you to stay with us tonight for all the caucus coverage. we'll have reporters live in des moines and across eastern iowa, along with expertrtnalysis. we'll broadcast live from 8 to 9 p-m on kcrg 9.2. then from 9 all the way through our 10 p-m news, we'll be live right here on our maininhannel, t-v9. two adults in dubuque face charges this morning. the two are charged with child endangerment after a two year old was shot last month. 25-year-old raven harris is in the dubuque county jail this morning. she has been charged with child endangerment with a serious injury and neglect or abandonment of a dependent person. 29-year-old willie horsley sr has also been n arged with child endangerment . he has bonded out of jail.
the two-year-old boy either shot himself or another child shot him. police say ththbullet hit the boy in the jaw. he was with his family who were living in a commercial building at 942 main street in dubuque. a pair of virginia tech college students are due in court today... accused in connectionn th the kidnapping ananmurder of a 13-year-old girl so far, it's not clear why the girl was killed. abc's megan hughes has more from washington. 18 year old virginia tech engineering ststent david eisenhauer appeared in court today facing first- degree murder charges. police say he kidnapped and killed 13- year-old nicole lovell. sot - rebecca lemon / organized vigil "... to know that this could've very easily been one of my children. it really it really hits home." also in shock-the maryland communities of the two teenage suspects. natalie keepers? also arraigned today?is charged as an accessory accused
girls body. police say eisenhauer knew lovell? and that he used that relationship to his advantage. . sot - catherine chiconne / eisenhauer family neighbor "people are in distress at this point and they could use your prayers." catherine chiccone lives a few doors down from eiseseauer's maryland home?where he was a high school track star. she feels for his parents. sot - catherine chiconne / eisenhauer family neighbor "that has to be the blackest day of their lives." after arresting eisenhauer saturday morning for abduction?aut horities found lovell's body? 80 miles away in north carolina. lovell's parents say she vanished wednesday sometime between midnight and 7am? after pushing a dresser against her bedroom door and climbing out her window. more than a thousand volunteers search joined last week's search. family and friends worrjed because lovell? had a liver transplant as a young child ananneeded daily medication. sot - sarah bradbury / friend "i didn't think that would happen to her. she was always the cutest little thing." megan hughes oncam close: lovell's mother tells the washington post that her daughter was bullied on social media and at school. megan hughes, abc news, washington. with the passing of david bowie -- a legacy of art and music
areas of fog persist this afternoon with mostly cloudy skies and highs in the middle 30s. snow will develop late tonight. it'll be heavy at times tomorrow morning and continue throughout the day in our northwest. southeast, however, will mix with and perhaps change to rain in the afternoon. it'll change back to snow tomorrow night, tapering off areawide late. the heaviest snow in excess of 6" should occur from around waterloo and north and west, with sharply decreasing amounts east and south with a few inches near the highway 30 corridor. blowing snow will be an issue in open areas, especially where the heaviest snow
m/cloudy high: 32-38 winds: light alo: 34 dbq: 34 iow: 35 tonight: snow arrives late low: 27-33 winds: ne 10-20 alo: 28 dbq: 28 iow: 31 tomorrow: snow, wintry mix, windy high: 32-38 winds: ne 20-35 alo: 33 dbq: 35 iow: 37 tomoow night: snow likely low: 20-26 winds: n 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 22iow: 25 wednesday: mostly cloudy, windy high: 24 - low: 23 thursday: partly cloudy high: 27 - low: 4 friday: chance of snow high: 32 - low: 14 saturday: partly cloudy high: 32 - low: 19 sunday:
guild over the weekend - star mark ruffalo is thrilled with the recognition mark ruffalo 19:41:41 the first day of shooting and how to get away with murder star viola davis won best tv drama actress for a credited her observational you observe life you observe so many things you wouldn't even
expect-i'm always watching. david bowie wanted his ashes scattered on the pacific island paradise of bali. according to o wie's will -- filed in new york city -- the singer's estimated one hundred million dollar estate is divided between his wife -- the supermodel iman -- and his two children. bowie -- who died of cancer last month at 69 -- also left two million dollars to his personal assistant -- and one million to his daughter's nanny. yes, that's be-yon-say behind thaaexotic exterior. she's co-starring in the new coldplay video -- ahead of their joint appearance at the super bowl half-time show. but queen bee's costume as a bollywood goddess may have stirred up a hornets' nest. some in india are calling it an insult to their culture. and finally, "kung fu panda 3" was a bear at the
animated sequel took in an estimated 41-million dollars to debut in first place. leonardo dicaprio's "thth revenant" dpopped to second place with an estimated 12 point 4 mlion.
"star wars: the force awakens" held on in third. and that's what's happening in hollywood. i'm jason nathanson, abc news, los angelel a focus on heart health is constant -- and, understandably, it should be. coming up in our monday health segment, we'll hear from a cedar rapids cardiologisison why heart attack symptoms f f women can be different than those for men. stay with kcrg-tv
heaa attack symptoms - which can be different for women - is dr. georges hajj, a cardiologist with unitypoint clinic cardiology in cedar rapids. dr. hajj - thank you for these attacks betwtwn women and men? - what can females do to try and lower their risk for heart attacks? - where can people go, online,
rain in the afternoon. it'll change back to night, tapering offffreawide late. the heaviest snow in excess of 6" should occur from around waterloo and north and west, with sharply decreasing amounts east and south with a few inches near the highway 30 corridor. blowing snow will be an issuen open areas, especialy where the heaviest snow falls.today: areas of fog, m/cloudy high: 32-38 winds: light alo: 34 dbq: 34 w: 35 tonight: snow arrivess alo: 28 dbq: 28 iow: 31 tomorrow: snow, wintry mix, windy high: 32-38 winds: ne 20-35 alo: 33 dbq: 35 iow: 37 tomorrow night: snow likely low: 20-26 winds: n 15-30 alo: 21 dbq: 23 iow: 25 wednesday: mostly cloudy, windy high: 24 - low: 23 thursday: partly cloudy high: 27 - low: 4 friday: chance high: 32 - low: 14 saturday: partly cloudy high: 32 - low: 19 sunday: partly cloudy