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community to help find joshua wellman. police say missing adult cases are extremely difficult to close. the country is remembering the life of supreme court justice antonin scalia. now, politicians are debating about the next appointment to the bench. state lawmakers say the job extends past the time spent in session on the house or senate floor. even so, most have other jobs outside of des moines. and one marion couple knows a thing or two about long-lasting love as they get ready to celebrate their 80th wedding g niversary. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara
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alert forecast, kaj... watch for areas of fog to start off your work week. temperatures will be warmer today than at any time last week, with highs in th 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. tonight, our next area of low pressure will move ininfter midnight, however, the bulk of the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snow accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all about some warming conditions, with highs in the 40s by thursday and widespread 50s by friday and saturday. this will feel fantasticicbut due to all the snow meltltreas of drizzle or fog may accompany this, especially over the northern half of the area.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq:126 iow: tomorrow: chance of am snow high: 32-38 windsds- nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow: 37tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 20 dbq: 21 iow: 25 a 35 year old vinton native is missing, and a family is
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missing, and a family is desperately looking for answers. joshua wellman was last seen when he was dropped off at a-sac, the area substance abuse council in the beginning of november. kcrg-tv 9's brea love joins us from thth newsroom. brea, you spoke with wellman's family? i did. when his mother dropped him off that morning, she didn't think she wouldn't see him again. she says it's unusual for him to go even a day without speaking to h h or his sister. after they hadn't heard from him, they reported him missing to cedar rapids police. investigators started the search, but found nothing. they subponeaed financial and call records, and terview individuals, with no luck. wellman is now entered into the national crime database, which will flag him if he has any contact with police anywhere in the country. but, the family is continuing to try. "we are trying, we keep getting lured from one end of the state to the other end of the state, which is a pack of lies, but located." police say finding missing
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general. with adults it can be medical, foul play, or they do have the option to leave if they want. but police do not believe any of those are the case with wellman. they are continuing to use all the tools available to them. if you have any idea about his whereabouts please contact crpd, the family also asked to be contacted. i listed their information under this story on our website kcrg dot com. live in the newsroom, brea love, kcrg-tv nine news. a group of people concerned about kids using marijuana is going to des moines today to talk with lawmakers. iowa alliance of coalitions for change is taking 22 people to the capitol today. lawmakers about the proposed medical marijuana law. they are concerned about youth using marijuana and other drugs. an iowa house subcommittee will consider a bill this week that would legalize using and making medicinal cannabis oil in the state. it would let wans legally buy it in iowa to help fight debilitating medial conditions.
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manufacturer s on how to create and distribute the oil. legislatiti passed in 2014 lett iowans with chrhric epilepsy use cannibis oil. right now, you can't buy it or bring it in from other states. iowa house republican bobby kaufmann worked with chair of the house commerce committee peter cownie to create this new bill. it would allow for creation, distribution and sale of cannabis oil to help with more medical conditions. "i think it's historic that, for the first time in iowa, we've had a republican introduce a bill on medical cannabis. that's a big deal in and of itself. " house speaker linda upmeyer has been critical of the bill sasang doctors worry they'll l lose their license writing prescriptions. the fda hasn't approved marijuana for medical use. the bill faces the february 19th funnel deadline, which means it needs approval in a house committee to stay alive. iowa is one of 24 states in the u-s that has what's
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that's according to the national conference of state legislatures.. that means in these states,, shown in gray, lawmakers spend more than 2/3 of their time at their state capitol. their income from legislative work is higher than the "part-time" states highlighted in yellow, but it's usually not enough to make a living with that alone. full-time states are shown in green on this map. every january, iowa lawmakers meet in des moines and start the process of drafting bills and committee work. but marion state senator liz mathis says a lawmaker's work goes welelbeyond the walls of the state capitol. for mathis, that often means getting to the senate chambers around 5 in the morning, and sometimes leaving at midnight. " 40:47-:01 "i joke around, because when i'm out of session, it's my welfare agency job by day and legislation by night. and then when i'm in the legislature, it's legislator by day, and my child welfare job at night." " coe college political science professor bruce nesmith says legislators are pretty much on duty all the time. if iowa did move to full time legislation, it would cost
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compensation for lawmakers working in full-time legislatures tends to be much higher than in "hybrid" states, according to the national conference of state legislatures. for example, in 2015, california paid its lawmakers a little more than $97,000 a year. iowa started at $25,000, with those in leadership positions making slightly more. each year, t-v nine and our show you care sponsors honor nine outstanding volunteers from throughout eastern iowa. we call them our nine who care. high school athletes, performers and their coaches know rich struve pretty well. kcrg-tv9's beth malicki shows us how he fills an important role behind the scenes of some of the most popular high school events in linn county. it's show choir season. the glitz, the vocals the band... and the injuries. 9:38:12 "for show choirs it can be ankles, asthma, :29 rich struve has been doing this
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up his weekendsnd nights- tending to the wounded. he started with the red cross, and eventually co-founded the groupup linn county cert radio club. they're emergency medical responders... a role that is often stressful, sometimes gory, and never compensated. 9:39:02 over the years we've had a lot of events out at kingston stadium, soccer track even hunters ridge, we also do a heinz 57 and pull in radio communication s and weather spotting.:22 this non-profit group brings another layer of medidil, logistical and evacuation supuprt to big events. :47 "it saves the 911 call, and that frees it up for people who need it on the street." :56 struve volunteers 500 hours a year as an emergency medical responder with his radio club. but he serves a dual role, helping those who are hurt and nurturing those who have an interest in the medical profession.. he recruits high school students and trains them to respond totoverything from a sprained wrist to a bomb threat. 9:57:55 "we knew the signs of a seizure." courtney dighton applied what
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from struve at a football game when someone fell backward in the stands. she knew to check for a head injury, radioed in help, and kept the concerned crowd a safe distance away. 10:01:08 "he's more of a mentor, he teaches you ththgs, he helps you, heheakes you use your brain, which is good." she's now in college and studying nursing, like marly fredreckson, another volunteer with linn county cert radio club. 9:56:16 he's taught me more than just nursing, but being a team leader. :27 struve has devoted himself to putting others first. not just those who end up under his medical tent... but to the young future medical professionals. 10:01:15 he's not only a supervisor, he's almost like a grandpa or a dad - will help you with anythng you need." :30
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there's a new program that could help warn people of an impending earthquake. and a new way to have a meeting and still keep your heart rate up and step count rising. thatat coming up in today's techbytes.
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watch for areas of fog to start off your work week. temperatures will be warmer today
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highs in the 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. tonight, our next area of low pressure will move in after midnight, however, the bulk of the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snsn accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all about some warming conditions, with highs in the 40s by thursday and widespread 50s by fridaynd saturday. this will feel fantastic, budue to all the snow melt areas of drizzle or fog may accompany this, especially over the northern half of the area. today: mostly cloudy
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winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of am snow high: 32-38 winds: - nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow: 37tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23
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thanks kaj. now here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson
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hey, there. in today's "techbytes," major apple retailers have cut their prices for the apple watch. >> that o oinarily means a new version is coming out. but analysts don't think so this time. a new app could one day turn your phone into an earthquake warning device. right now, the app only collects information. >> once the bugs are worked how, it could warn anyone of an impepding quake. lots of workers use treadmill desks. >> meetings are the wave of the future. the price tag for dual treadmill $9,000. those are your "techbytes." >> i'm worn out.
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justice antonin scalia. funeral plans have yet to ne made - and already an epiiwashington political battle is brewing over his replacement. abc's megan hughes has details remembering the late justice antonin scalia. funeral plans have yet to be
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epicicwashington polittal battle is brewing over his replacement. abc's megan hughes has details script: justice antonin scalia's body-transported to virginia after his final vacation. a quail hunting trip at this west texas ranch was cut short. the legal giaat died in his sleep. sot john poindexter / owner, cibolo creek ranch "he was totally peaceful. he's a man who went to sleep and just didn't less than peaceful. within an hour of thehe supreme court confirming scalia's death senate majority leader mitch mcconnell declared "this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president." president ama made it clear he's ready to move. sot obama: "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor..." both parties have reason to fight for who gets to make the minations, because of how it could shift balance on the supreme court, which, without scalia, is split 4 and 4. sot kerry haynie / duke prof of political science "...so now this next
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coming down the pike" that abortion, affirmative action, and immigration. and that adds a new dimension to this year's presidential race. sot hillary clinton "it is outrageous that republicans in the senate and on the campaign trail have already pledged to block any replacement that president backing up mcconnell in saturday night's debate-. delay, delay." senator ted cruz on this week, vowing to filibuster if necessary sot cruz :"we should not allow a lame duck president to essentially capture the supreme court in the waning months of his presidency." reporter tag: who might the president nominate? two names being mentioned: jane kelly and sri srinavasan. both--circuit court judges who were confirmed animously just three years ago. pope francis told mexicans at a huge outdoor mass that there can be "no dialogue with the devil." the pontiff says that's because the devil "will always defeat us, only the power of the word of god can defeat him." francis' comments case during his homily yesterday in ecatepec --- a city of 1 point 6 million
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capital. ecatepec has been the sight of murders, kidnappings and extortion. pope francis then visited a children's hospital in mexico city. the man accused of hitting and killing an iowa state student will head to court today. police say they have video that shows he knew what he did and didn't come foard. your looking live on our camera. kaj will be back right after the break with a
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with one of those otr guys? switch to u.s. cellular now and get 6 gigs of data for $40 a month plus get $300 back. [ echoing ] just sayin'. meteorologist kaj o'mara joins us now with your first alert forecast. watch for areasasf fog to start off your work week. temperatures will be warmer today than at any time last week, with highs in the 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. tonight, our next area of low pressure will move in after midnight, however, the bulk of the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snow accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all about some warming conditions, with highs in the 40s by thursday and widespread 50s by friday and saturday. this will feel fantastic, but due to all the
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accompany this, especially over the northern half of the area. today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: : dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mimi late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of am snow high: 32-38 winds: - nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow: 37tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 20 dbq: 21 iow: 25
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some eastern iowa firefighters are investigating this morning. heavy smoke made this house fire a difficult one to fight. mumu more still to come on tv-9. stay with us.
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here's a live look on our ty cam. it's february 15th and here's what you need to
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fire crews are investigating what caused a house fire in north english. firefighters battled the smokey structure for hours last night. the family of a missing vinton man is asking the community to help find joshua wellman. police say missing adult cases are extremely difficult to close. e country is remembebeng the life of supreme court justice antonin scalia. now, politicians are debating about the next appointment to the bench. state lawmakers say the job extends past the time spent in session o othe house or senene floor. even so, most have other jobs outside of des moines. and one marion couple knows a thing or two about long-lasting love as they get ready to celebrate their 80th w wding anniversary. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara
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alert forecast, kaj... watch for areas of fog to start off your work week. temperatures will be warmer today than at any time last week, with highs in the 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. t tight, our nexexarea of low pressurere will move in after midnight, however, the bulk of the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snow accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all about some warming conditions, with highs in the 40s by thursday and widespread 50s by friday and saturday.`this will feel fantastic, but due to all the snow melt areas of drizzle or fog may accompany this, especially over the northern n lf of the area.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of am@snow high: 32-38 winds: - nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow: 37tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 20 dbq: 21 iow: 25
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killing an iowa state student will appear in court. his arraignment is set for this afternoon for leaving the scene of the crash. 23-year-old benjamin clague is accused of leaving the scene of f deadly accident and not following a traffic sign. investigators say he was the driver of the cyride bus that hit and killed 18- year-old emmalee jacobs in december. she graduated from center point urbana high school last may. ames police - with help from cyride discovered a video - which showed the collision between the bus that clague was driving and jacobs. polije believe clague knew what he had done that day but didn't come forward. firefighters are investigating into a house fire in north english. they say it started around 8:30 last night at a house in 400 block of west clark street. the fire generated a lot of smoke. nd crews were on scene fighting
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several hours. we're working to anyone was hurt or the extent of the damages. today family and friends of a waucoma man will remember his life. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier, 36- year-old brady kuennen died last wednesday in a michigan. the sheriff's office says he lost control of his snowmobile, fell off, and hit a tree. kuennen was in michigan's upper peninsula it's under investigation - the sheriff's office says he may have been drinking. a vinton family is desperately searching for answers. a 35 year old disappeared almost three months ago. no one has seen him since. but police say searchininfor missing adults is not always an easy process. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us at the desk this morning. brea, u spoke with family members? i did, they're hoping by getting the e ord out about their son, he will hopefully be found. joshua wellman was last seen on november
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center in cedar rapids. now his momoer and knows anything to please speak up. wrong." dropped him off three months ago, she never thought he wouldn't ce home. when family members didn't heararrom him for a couple days, they immediately father, and very close to his family. 6:38 "he wouldn't go a day without mother or something. that's just not his nature." while police began their investigation, the waltons started their own search. they used social media and asked around looking for any information. 6:55 "we are trying, we keep getting lured from one end of t t state to the o oer end of the state." and neither groups have had any luck. crpd did their own search, as well as interviewing individuals, and looking up phone and cell usage records. nothing was found, so
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the national crime center database. 23:23 "if the missing adult has any contact with law enforcement in the united states, it will trigger a notification to the cedar rapids police department, and at this point that has not been fruitful in general, finding missing adults can be hard. buelow says they usually fall into three categories. they choose to leave, they have a medical condition, or there's foul play involved. 24:58 "we don't have any evidence of foul play with this particular case, we don't have any evidence that he went voluntarily, we don't have any that he went involuntarily, it's challenging case." 26:11 "police don't give up on this thing, but obviously it's got to be very frustrarang for fafaly members, we certainly understand that." they just hope they know they are using all of the tools availible to them. but the walton's just want their son home. police ask if anyone has seen joshua wellman please contact them or the family. the family's contact information is linked under r this story on our website kcrg dot com.
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some say the next president should pick the successor for supreme court justice antonin scalia. while others say president obama should pick now after the justice died over the weekend. many top republicans say the seat should be left empty until a new president take office. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says voters should have a say in the matter. but democrats say 11 months is plentytyf time for the president to nominate someone and the senate to hold a confirmation vote. president obama confirmed saturday night that he will nominate a justice in the comimi monthshs the republican debate on saturday night focused on this issue heavily. donald trump called on senate leaders to delay a confirmation vote. florida senator marco o bio said president obama would - quote - ram down our throat a liberal justice, if given the opportunity. more republican candidates have re-
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" sot - sen. ted cruz / presidential candidatestepha nopoulos: does that mean that you're going to filibuster anyone -- anyone that president obama nominates? cruz: absolutely. this should be a decision for the people, george. sot - gov. john kasich / presidential candidate"i would send somebody. the democratic candidites say the president must follow through with his job, as written in the constitution. " sot - sen. bernie sanders / presidential candidate"it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms." sot - hillary clinton / presidential candidate "barack obama is the president of 20, 2017 news outlets have mentioned jane kelly as a potential supreme court nominee. of appeals for the 8th circuit in cedar rapids. kelly is a harvard law graduate and president obama's classmate. senator chuck grassley, who
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for nono the supreme court will continue to hear cases -- but with 8 justices. that includes cases on abortion and unions. any decision that comes to a 4-4 tie would mean any loloer court ruling stands. gooernor branstad is also ordering all flags to be flown at half staff today to honor justice scalia. it was a close vote for february's gazette, kcrg-tv9 student of the month. ellen schlarmann is our winner. the 17-year old is from monticello high school. she's a 4-point-oh student in her high school and college level classes at kirkwood community college. ellen is also the 2015 iowa state fair queen, and has won awards for athletics and community service. we'll feature ellen next tuesday morning here on tv9. the valentine's day celebrations are not over. a hotel in cedar rapids is extending their celebrations tonight for those who may have not had the chance to celebrate yet. up next....this morning's
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meteorologist kaj o'mara is up right after the break.
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first alert storm team meteorologist kaj o'mara joins us now.
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week. temperatures will be warmer today than at any time last week, with highs in the 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. tonight, our next area of low pressure will move in after midnight, however, the bulk of the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snow accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all with highs in the 40s by thursday and
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and sarday. this will feelel fantastic, but due t tall the snow melt areas of drizzle or fog may accompany this, especially over the northern half of the area.today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 6 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of am snow high: 32-38 winds: - nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow:
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some driving concerns. an accident caused 30 cars to crash on interstate 80 yesterday. lanes were closed down for hours. stay with your 24t& hour
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3 people are recovering this morning. that's after a nearly 30 car pile up on interstate 80. authorities say the snow may have caused this mess. the iowa state patrol says the first two crashes happened around noon at the west
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of 28 vehicles happened nearby. three people were hurt in that crash. the wrecks forced authorities to shut down the hours. the iowutilities board will hold a special meeting on friday to discuss the dakota access pipeline. the board pushed back a decision on the pipeline after four public meetings last week. the pipeline would go through north and south dakota, iowa and illinois. iowa is the only state that hasn't signed on. decide whether to give the texas company the authority to force 296 landowners to sign easements. it has also reserved two days in march to discuss the project if it still does not have a decision. environmental leaders are meeting tomorrow to talk about what's next in an investigation that found asbestos at a cedar rapids high school. the environmental protection commission will meet tomorrow. the commission could decide to send the case to the attorney general's office fo enforcement. both the cedar rapids school disict and the company it hired to clean up
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specialties, will be allowed to comment during that meeting. the investigation found there was uncontained asbestos at washington high school last year. the district says renovation work was happening in the area - but students and staff did not have access to it. the district says it cleaned the area where it found asbestos and tested the air when the rk was done. the cedar falls city council will meet tonight for the city's budget hearing. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier. the total proposed budget starting july 1st would be $17.9 million dollars. that is slightly higher than the year before -- which was $17.6 million dollars. that means the owner of a home with an assessed valuation of $100,000 would see a 0.5% increase. or it would go up from $3.37 a year to $6.45. many of iowa's teacher misconduct cases are not in the national database. more than 100 cases were left out since 1990. the des moines register investigated into the issue where they found mistakes in iowa's information, prompting state officials to order a full
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iowa agency that licenses teachers says the state wants to make sure all the sanctioned teachers in the state are reported to the national database. if you didn't have the chance to celebrate valentine's day yet, the hotel at kirkwood has another opportunity tonight. the hotel is s sting a spitality valentine's day dinner. it's for those who had to work over the weekend, or didn't have a chance to celebrate yet. over the weekend, couples enjoyed a staycation and a four course meal at the class act restaurant. kirkwood students studying hospitality arts and hotel management helped plan this weekend's events. the hotel took around 120 reservations for this weeke. one eastern iowa couple knows a thing or two a aut lasting relationships. gene and vern ann baxter will celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary in august. both of them are 102 years old and living in at summit pointe senior living community in marion. they remember the day they met like it was yesterday. "kind of kicked it off from the day we met. she just hung right on to me. we met met on the 17th of january and boy she got me
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" gene e ys he's bought his wife a couple of boxes of chocolate turtles for valentine's day. vern ann says that's perfect because she likes anything chocolate. " "
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door on your monday. the bus driver
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an iowa state student will appear in court today. benjamin clague is accused of leavingnghe scene of a deadly accident and not following a traffic sign. police say he was the driver of the cyride bus that hit and killed 18-year-old emmalee jacobs in december. the family of missing vinton man, joshua wellman, are asking the public's help in finding him. they last saw him on november 12th in cedar rapids. police say finding missing adults can be difficult. wellman is now entered into the national crime center database. flags are at half staff in iowa today to honor supreme court justice antonin scalia. he died on saturday in texas. politicians are now debating whether president obama should appoint a new justice or leave the seat empty until the new president takes office. now, one last look at this morning's weather, kaj... watch for areas ofog to start off your work week. temperarares will be warmer today than at any time last week, with highs in the 30-35 range. plan on a mostly cloudy sky. tonight, our next area of low pressure will move in after
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the moisture will likely just miss us to the west. we'll watch the trends, but minor snow accumulation is possible for your tuesday. in the wake of this system, it's really all about some warming conditions, with highs in the 40s by thursday and widespread 50s by friday and saturday. this will feel fantastic, but due to all the snow w lt areas of drizzlzlor fog may accompany this, especially over the northern half of the area. today: mostly cloudy high: 30-36 winds: sw 5-10 alo: 32 dbq: 32 iow: 35tonight: m/cloudy, mix late low: 24-30 winds: s 5-10 alo: 26 dbq: 26 iow: 28tomorrow: chance of am snow high: 32-2- winds: - nw 5-15 alo: 35 dbq: 35 iow: 37tomorrow night: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-15 alo: 20 dbq: 21 iow: 25 we certainly hope your is off a good start. good morning america is next. and we'll be back with a local news update at 7:25. also make sure to join us at eleven for the kcrg-
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hd 4 good morning, america. a battle brewing over the supreme court. the race to replace justicic scalia is on.. republicans fighting to keep president obama at bay. >> it's called delay, delay, delay. >> promising to block any nominee. >> the senate needs to stand strong and say we're not going
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>> the president stands firm. >> i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities. >> as we learn new details about justice scalia's final hours as millions honor his legacy. storm warning. snow sleet and freezing rain moving from the midwest to the east. deadly crashes. massive pile-ups, a dramatic rescue of dozens stuck in a tram in subzero temperatures. midair scare. a new york-bound flight with hundreds onboard forced to turn around. >> we have a medical issue with one of the pilots. >> after a laser beam hit one of the pilots in the eye. the search right now for who did it. > and look out below. see those dots in the water, that's not seaweed, those are sharks. why thousands are swarming this holiday weekend, just a stone's throw from the shore.

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