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with the most delegates at stake so far for presidential candidates, super tuesday is critical. marco rubio and ted cruz are trying to cut into donald trump's momentum. a cedar rapids man wants a bill to be able to make and distribute medical cannabis oil in iowa. he's taken several trips to talk to lawmakers. voters in a city in washington county have to decide on a bond vote tomorrow. city officials say the city needs a new community center. good monday morning! its leap day, february 29th . here is a live look at . first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... today's highs will be all over the place with much cooler weather likely along and north of highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday elsewhere, before falling to the 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay
morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west and produce some accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with mainly dry sky for tuesday.today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57 winds: sw- nw 15-25 alo: 44 dbq: 45 iow: 56tonight: snow & wintry mix low: 25-31 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 25 dbq: 24 iow: 29tomorrow: chance of snow early high: 28-34 winds: n 10-20 alo: 31 dbq: 29 iow: 33tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 17-23 winds: n 5-10 alo: 16 dbq: 14 iow: 23
presidential candidates are grabbing up last-minute support heading into super tuesday tomorrow. than on any other day of the primary season. trump refused to interview. during campaign stops yesterday, both marco rubio and ted cruz attacked trump over his comments. they also criticized make up ground in the race for the nomination. "here's what would be a calamity: for donald trump to become our nominee. if he's our nominee, it could be the end of the republican party. it will split us and splinter us in a way that we may never be able to recover, and the democrats will be joyful about it." "recognize that trump as nominee mean hillary probably wins and we lose this country." republicans, as well as democrats, in about a dozen states will head to the polls tomorrow. that includes voters in texas, where 155 republican
up for grabs. people who use medicinal cannabis oil are asking lawmakers to let them make it and distribute it in iowa. right now, it is legal to use cannabis oil, but a person must go out of state to get it. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins live from the newsroom. brea, you talked with one man who says the oils changed his life? yes. chris, nicole, patrick loeffler tried cannabis oil after his epilepsy caused him to have a seizure while driving. he takes many pills a day and says the side effects are debilitating. he says when he used the oils, all of those side effects went away. loeffler regained the quality of life he had been looking for. that's why he went to the capitol to lobby for the cannabis bill moving through the house. 38:04 "i'm also speaking for these children who are on these same kinds of medication, who cannot speak. they're incapacitated, they can't speak." lawmakers within the house are divided on the issue. while some support it, others argue it could be an inconvenience to doctors who write the prescriptions. the bill is currently moving through
it will continue on the house floor. live in the newsroom, brea love, kcrg-tv nine news. people living in johnson county get the chance to hear details about the county's budget today. the board of supervisors have approved a budget for the 20-17 fiscal year. county leaders will go over the details for the public in a hearing today. it starts at 5:30 this evening at 913 south dubuque street, suite 201 in iowa city. northeast iowa community college is offering free showings of a new documentary today. "broke, busted, and disgusted" is meant to show more about student loans when going to college. we told you last week about financial advisors at n-i-c-c meeting with high school seniors. they are hoping to give these prospective students more information on how much debt they will take on and develop a plan. the movie showing is at the peosta campus in the conference center. viewing times are at 6:30 starting today. the kalona community center is
that's according to city multi-million dollar bond issue that people will vote on tomorrow. the $3.9 million dollar bond would cost a taxpayer with a home assessed at $100,000 year. kcrg-tv9's forrest saunders tells us what people there would receive for helping foot the bill. this could the future of the kalona community center.these concepts show what the town would be getting for it's investment in the slightly more than 4-million dollar renovation and addition. highlights- a 16-thousand square foot gym. an indoor track. exercise and dance rooms plus, new equipment to replace some of this stuff. "the greatest benefit would be just to have an enhanced space that's going to have the amenities that are going to meet the needs of the youth, new families as they come to town, senior citizens." issues with the community center as it is now are numerous. parts of the building are more than 100 years old. the west wing, was built in 1914 for 12-thousand dollars. it's not ada compliant. plus, space is limited and the facility fills a long list of rolls like, city hall a spot
washington county public health. the city administrator is optimistic people will see the need for the update come voting day. "the community has always been favorable to good projects within the community. we did just pay off our downtown project. financially we're in great position to take on a project of such a nature." a 60 percent super majority is needed for the bond to go through. the earliest work would start, according to officials, would be fall of this year. renovation and construction is expected to take eight to 12 months. in kalona, forrest saunders, kcrg-tv9 news. a cedar falls elementary school is holding an open house tomorrow in hopes of showing why it needs a bond referendum to pass. according to the waterloo cedar falls courier, north cedar elementary school is having an open house tomorrow and march 31st. they are hoping voters will pass a $32 million dollar
administrators say they need to build a new elementary school to fit the growing district.. homeowners whose property has an assessed value of $150,000 would pay just over $100 more each year if this vote passes. an organization in dubuque is hoping to give all children the chance to play a sport. the adaptive sports league plays host to kids with disabilities and is now hosting a new game. today's highs will be all over
much cooler weather likely along and north of highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday elsewhere, before falling to the 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay dry for the morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west and produce some accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with
today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57 winds: sw- nw 15-25 alo: 44 dbq: 45 iow: 56tonight: snow & wintry mix low: 25-31 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 25 dbq: 24 iow: 29tomorrow: chance of snow early high: 28-34 winds: n 10-20 alo: 31 dbq: 29 iow: 33tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 17-23 winds: n 5-10 alo: 16 dbq: 14 iow: 23
a new organization in dubuque is helping people with physical disabilities get involved in sports. each month, the adaptive sports league hosts a friendly competition for people whose disabilities often keep them from enjoying the games they love. in this morning's show you care spotlight, kcrg tv-9's dubuque bureau chief katie wiedemann introduces us to the game of "beep ball." beeping ball that sound means it's time to play ball! "the ball beeps. the bases beep.
in beep ball, the concept is the same as traditional baseball. "basically you want to score a run and you don't want to get out. " both the pitcher and the catcher are sighted. but everyone else in the game is either blind or visually impaired. players who can see, wear goggles to distort their vision. "it comes with a lot of practice. you have to be good with your concentration and mobility and be able to decide which base is beeping, because only one of them will beep. " beep out fielders listen for that sound, andcan be on their hands and knees, so they can use their sense of touch to help find the beeping ball. in this league, organizers say everyone is welcome to take a swing at any adaptive sport. that's the name of the game. "someone overcoming their obstacles and limitations and really living being able to participate. " beeping that sound means someone who's used to sitting on the sidelines, is instead getting the chance they've been waiting for. in dubuque katie wiedemann kcrg tv-9
next month, the league will host "power soccer". it's a soccer game suited for people who use powered wheelchairs. that's happening march 9th and 16th from 6:00 to 7:30 p-m at roosevelt middle school in dubuque. the u-s-d-a hosts an agricultural forum every year with information on any part of the agricultural industry. in today's agribusiness report, a market analyst in iowa will predict market prices for the year. but right now, here's a look at today's
friday.. he says if you have time for all the meetings.. there's something for every part of agriculture.. with a database of production and trends dating back to the 18 hundreds.. this forum takes a different perspective from the usual survey and data releases from the u-s-d-a. "by no means are anything that's presented here are farmer surveys or things of that nature. it's more on let's look at the economics and what's happening today. what future trends could that call for and of course for many in the industry it's always that first point in the year where a little bit of a peak out to what could potentially be happening this year as far as acreage numbers and production numbers, those type of things. same in livestock." dan tells me a real value of the u-s-d-a forums and releases.. is he doesn't see any agenda they would have in terms of market prices.. having a non-biased source helps out smaller companies dealing with commodities.. he says a good economist knows how to hedge bets.. and that takes a thorough look at what
say.. "one of the questions asked this morning of one of the usda economists who actually put out the supply and demand numbers was recognize that we don't know what's going to happen in the weather yet. we don't know what's going to happen with the dollar." ---- after talking about the outlook forum on friday.. i made sure to talk to dan about the markets.. when the u-s-d-a came out with the projected acreage number on thursday it was slightly higher than some thought.. that put a little pessimism into the grain trade. "kind of a discouraging week. here a week ago, everything was looking a little bit more positive and much of that really was stimulated by a little bit of a bounce up in the crude oil market.." "which helped out the commodities, but it helped out even the equity markets as well. and once the glimmer came off of that market, which really happened once there was a recognition that no one's really going to cut back on production at this point, there's a few people talking about capping crude production.
of seemed to take the wind out of the sails and we drifted back lower here." "nice little turn up from a reversal we posted just a little over a week ago. but even there, keep into perspective that i'm looking in the june cattle for example here we are just pushing back into the 126 level, boy we haven't gone anywhere. might be difficult to think we're going to get much over that 127-128 range here again. even on this rally." "give the hog market credit that we haven't deteriorated. early in february we had june hogs trade up to just a little over 81 dollars. a year ago 81 dollars just really seemed to cap off the hog market. but it doesn't look like we have great reason to move much higher than we have here already. " ---- in that u-s-d-a ag forum i was talking about earlier.. the f-b-i is there too.. but not investigating anything.. they have a booth.. and they're warning of economic espionage.. they think agriculture is a target by foreigners.. the f-b-i representativ es there are promoting awareness.. they say there are indicators trade secret
institutes are on the rise.. the targets are u-s companies.. universities.. and government research facilities.. ---- and that's all i have for the show today.. thanks for tuning in.. i'll see you tomorrow. ---- we'll post a video every day in the agribusiness section of kcrg.com. you'll find it under the news tab. i'm david geiger with the agribusiness report. trt 3.41 oc webtease pregnant women who contract the zika virus, their babies are at risk for head deformity and brain damage. we don't hear much about the symptoms for others. coming up an ohio woman shares her experience. stay with tv9. it's ---. today's highs will be all over
much cooler weather likely along and north of highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday elsewhere, before falling to the 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay dry for the morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west and produce some accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with mainly dry sky for tuesday.today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57
the zika virus has caused concern for pregnant women. while the symptoms for those expecting can be life altering for the baby, taylor bacome shares the story of an ohio woman who tested positive for zika. "i'm georgia kurko and i'm a volunteer educator in haiti." and it's because of those trips that georgia kurko is part of an even smaller pool. she's one of just 5 ohioans to test positive for zika-- it would be the feeling all over your joints. your joints are really painful. kurko's traveled to haiti twice a year since 1987--the same year she graduated from seminary school and began--in her
knows a thing or 4 about mosquitoe borne illness. "i've had dengue fever, i've had malaria at least once probably twice. i've had the latest one i can't really say it, n'seka ngune." but on her last trip december 23rd--she--like the rest of us--hadn't heard much about zika so she didn't do much to prevent mosquitos from biting-- "we went to the countryside. we were out on the ocean doing some fishing it was a great chance for a mosquito to do whatever it wanted to do. and then we slept outside because it was so beautiful the sky was so pretty." 8-days later?yep new year?s eve--kurko says she had what felt like the flu--with one difference-- "i was hotter than usual. and i looked in the mirror and i saw a rash that was just about starting right here in my face." "then i saw it was all over most of the front of my body." 8-days after that-- she saw a doctor in her hometown of martins ferry. just thursday
was zika that made her so sick. and photographs taken when she developed the illness don't frame negative thoughts about the trip. "our bodies are made in a way to handle what just happened and it's a luxury to be able to say that because it's a disease that didn't affect me long term." trt 1.45 oc...long term a big breakthrough in medicine. a team of surgeons at the cleveland clinic have performed the first uterus transplant in the united states. a 26 year old woman received the womb in a 9 hour operation, the first of 10 planned transplants at the clinic. the patient is in stable condition. doctors took the transplanted uterus from a deceased organ donor. it will take a year for the uterus to heal. after that, doctors can implant the patient's pre- frozen eggs. any babies will be delivered by c-section. after carrying one or two children, the patient will have a hysterectomy to remove the transplanted uterus. doctors in sweden have delivered at least four babies to mothers who had uterus transplants the biggest night for the film industry brought new oscar
early morninglobbying lawmakers in des moines to bring the oil to iowa to help those who are suffering. theatre with a message. the newest show at theatre cedar rapids is sparking discussions about mental health. and the oscars get political. hollywood's biggest night is filled with comments about lack of diversity in the nominees. here's a look at on our citycam. a quiet start to your
first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... today's highs will be all over the place with much cooler weather likely along highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay dry for the morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west and produce some accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with mainly dry sky for tuesday.today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57 winds: sw- nw 15-25 alo: 44 dbq: 45 iow: 56tonight: snow & wintry mix low: 25-31 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 25 dbq: 24 iow: 29tomorrow: chance of snow early high: 28-34 winds: n 10-20 alo: 31 dbq: 29 iow: 33tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 17-23 winds: n 5-10 alo: 16 dbq: 14
a bill that would expand the use of cannabis oil is moving through the iowa house. many use it in iowa to alleviate the symptoms of some illnesses -- including chronic, severe epilepsy and terminal cancer. tv-9's brea love joins us now. brea, you talked with one man who is lobbying for the oils to come to iowa? that's right. right now, it is legal to use cannabis oil in the state, but you can't get it here. the house is debating a bill that would allow it to be produced and sold right here in iowa. and many iowans say they desperately need it. cannabis oil changed patrick loeffler's life. he has intractable epilepsy. one year ago, he wasn't feeling well and decided to drive home. what happened next could have killed him. 37:07 "took a turn down first street w, i actually crashed into the cedar rapids police department building. i'm lucky to be here telling my story." he had a
stemmed from a pharmacy error. loeffler was given 250 ml pills in a 500 ml bottle, and wasn't getting the dosage he needed. he currently takes seven pills a day, and faces debilitating side effects. 37:46 "i stand here right now shaking inside. i have six to seven different side effects, actually i have more than that. i'm looking for quality of life back." and he found it when he and his wife took a trip to colorado, to try cannabis oil. 35:43 "incredible success, had no symptoms or side effects while we were out there, it actually gave me a glimmer of hope." that's why loeffler made the trip to the capitol to tell lawmakers how important it is. senator joe bolkcom knows just how troubling this can be.. 49:52 "we've listened, we've heard from suffering iowans and the compassionate thing to do is to create a program that would be modeled after effective programs in other states and that would be my goal." some members of the house are against the issue. speaker linda upmeyer has
losing their license for writing these prescriptions. but, bolkcom hopes the house sees the positivity. 51:47 "we can develop a responsible program that will provide great support and end the suffering of thousands of our citizens i hope we can get it done this year." and loeffler.. he's not giving up the fight. senator bolkcom says it will be an uphill battle. the bill has passed in the commerce committee, and will now head toward review in the waves and means committee. if passed, it will head to the house for a vote. chris, nicole? thanks a lot brea. the waterloo fire department says someone not throwing away smoking materials properly caused a house fire. fire crews responded to 1118 western avenue around 11 last night. fire officials say the fire started when someone threw away smoking materials on some leaves by the house. there was some slight damage to the house and fence. no one was hurt. in a tv-9 follow-up this
a hearing this spring will determine whether a dubuque man accused of murder is competent to stand trial. 20 year-old helmon betwell faces first-degree murder and first-degree sexual abuse charges in the death of nancy krapfl . betwell's attorney said he doesn't understand the charges against him, because he has a mental disorder. his attorney filed for a competency hearing last week. a judge scheduled the hearing for april 4th. police say betwell attacked apfl as she was walking near her home back in september. they say betwell admitted to raping and killing her, because he had nothing better to do. he faces life in prison if convicted. a production at theatre cedar rapids is encouraging a local discussion about mental health. it's called "next to normal." and it follows the story of one mother's fight with bipolar disorder, and how it affects her family. actors teamed up with several organizations, like four oaks and tanager place. they're holding talk- backs after the shows and setting up booths in the lobby with mental health information.
for select shows will also benefit the organizations. the cast and crew are honored to give people who suffer a voice. "21:10:12 my hope is the show cultivates a greater sense of empathy for people who struggle with mental illness, but also just people in general, we don't know what another person." weekend. it will be on stage through the first two weekends in march. brought new winners, heartfelt moments, and also talks of diversity. host and comedian chris rock opens the evening by addressing the issue of no actors of color being nominated for an oscar. "i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards.if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this job! " several actors brought up the lack of diversity throughout the night. as to the awards, leonardo dicaprio won for best actor for his role in the
he was nominated for an oscar, but the first time he won. brie larson won best actress for her role in "the room". and the movie about investigative journalism, spotlight, won the academy award for best picture. filmmakers and television show producers have re-established a strong presence in iowa. this is following a tax credit scandal in 2009 that scared many productions away. former governor chet culver shut down the iowa film office, after they discovered state officials and filmmakers had misused tax credit incentives. the tax credit was meant to attract film productions to the state. the executive director of produce iowa, the state's office of media production, says independent movies as well as network and cable television shows have come back to the state. some big-name stars helped open an exhibit at the state historical museum. ""we had brandon routh here last summer, and we had a little wall his handprints into tile, and did a little q and a with him. tom arnold, he opened the exhibit." " cedar rapids native adam orton
the filmmakers that created a movie in iowa. he directed the summerland project. it tells a story of the moral dilemmas associated with artificial intelligence. lots of people can't start their day without a cup of coffee. now one popular coffee chain is heading into new territory and it faces an uphill battle to gain customers. an amish community in
today's highs will be all over the place with much cooler weather likely along and north of highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday elsewhere, before falling to the 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay dry for the morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west
accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with mainly dry sky for tuesday. today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57 winds: sw- nw 15-25 alo: 44 dbq: 45 iow: 56tonight: snow & wintry mix low: 25-31 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 25 dbq: 24 iow: 29tomorrow: chance of snow early high: 28-34 winds: n 10-20 alo: 31 dbq: 29 iow: 33tomorrow night: mostly clear low: 17-23 winds: n 5-10 alo: 16 dbq: 14 iow: 23
lower oil prices and utility stocks offset encouraging economic news. now starbucks is entering a new market where it faces some tough competition. the coffee chain is saying buon giorno to italy. it will open its first store in the country in milan in 20- 17. starbucks has about 24 hundred locations across europe, the middle east and africa. the move will be a challenge as italy is famous for its espresso and cappuccino shops. some large airline carriers have a cheaper way to fly. it's called "basic economy." passengers who use this service won't be able to reserve seats, upgrade them or cancel reservations more than 24 hours after booking. delta was the first to introduce the service. united and american will roll out their versions later this year.
lawmaker is looking to make sure passengers don't get packed in like sardines. senator charles schumer says he wants the f-a-a to establish seat size standards for commercial airlines. he says seats have gotten smaller over the years and there is no federal limit on how small they can get. it's here's a live look at ??? on our city cam.
today's highs will be all over the place with much cooler weather likely along and north of highway 20. temperatures should hit the 50s by midday elsewhere, before falling to the 40s during the afternoon hours. we'll all stay dry for the morning and early evening commutes. late tonight, snow should arrive from the west and produce some accumulation with the highest amounts of 2- 4" around highway 20 and northward. a tr-2" is the most likely result over the southern half of the area. cooler weather should prevail with mainly dry sky for tuesday.today: p/cloudy, falling pm temps high: 51-57 winds: sw- nw 15-25 alo: 44 dbq: 45 iow: 56tonight: snow & wintry mix low: 25-31 winds: nw 10-20 alo: 25 dbq: 24 iow: 29tomorrow: chance of snow early high: 28-34 winds: n 10-20 alo: 31 dbq: 29
hundreds of delegates are at stake tomorrow for 20-16 presidential candidates. it's super tuesday. republican candidates marco rubio and ted cruz are trying to stop trump's momentum. on the democratic side, bernie sanders is trying to make up some ground on hillary clinton after her big win in south carolina. and the hawkeyes were in ohio to take on the buckeyes. josh will be back right after the break with highlights.
basketball team won its final six regular season games. this year, the hawkeyes have lost three out of their last four with three regular season games left. ... today hawkeyes were on the road at ohio state ... 1st half, watch anthony clemmons just tip the pass to ohio native ahmad wagner who slams it home... iowa up 18-17
watch the crossover by mike gesell... then he throws it down with authority... but the hawkeyes trailed 35-30 at halftime ... iowa did not make a three in the first half... but finally does in the 2nd as peter jok hits one in the corner... hawkeyes down two ... later on, it's cedar rapids jefferson grad jarrod uthoff with a long three... he splashes it in... jarrod had 16 as iowa leads 44-42 ... closing minute of the game... iowa down one... kam williams hits the three-ball corner pocket... ohio state has a 4- point lead ... iowa has to respond... adam woodbury banks in the two.... hawkeyes down two with 42 seconds left... they'd get the ball back with 7.5 left, mike gesell with an open lane to the hoop for the tie... but his shot is blocked... ohio state hangs on to win 68-64... 3rd straight loss for the hawkeyes ... after the game i spoke with former hawkeye jess settles on the phone via
sunday night spotlight. ... mount mercy men's basketball facing york college in the championship game of the a.i.i. tournament ... mustangs get off to a quick start, linn-mar grad derik gogg with the hard drive to the hoop... mount mercy up 28-9 ... then it's kennedy grad kyle lamaak with the transition bucket... he had 10 points off the bench... mustangs led 38-25 at halftime ... 2nd half, kennedy grad ben struss nails one of his 3 three-pointers.. he had 11 points as mount mercy leads 41-27 ... they keep spreading the ball around... chris ford scoops it in to make it a 15 point lead ... then it's alex houston with the drive for two of his 15 points... mount mercy wins the conference title with the 74-61 victory and is heading to the naia tournament ... a trip to the division 3 national wrestling tournament was on the line today. john campbell has highlights of the central regional up in dubuque. the wartburg knights crowned seven regional champs and will send 9 wrestlers to the diii champions, that includes amulfo olea who came up with the late reversal and pin with just four seconds to go to win at 125. a real flurry in the third
conner campo of wartburg and philip oppelt of cornel. campo a 6-3 victor. at 149 give luther's dakota gray a ton of credit as he went for all the marbles late in the 3rd period against wartburg's defending national champion kenny martin. the move backfired and martin won 12-6 and at lance evans threw luther's conner herman in the first period and racked up the back points. evans came close to pinning his opponent but was happy with the 12 zip win and first ticket to the nationals. i am excited to see what i can do most exciting match of hte night came at 165 where wartburg's nick michael almost pulled off the upset of the day in his bout with coe's defending national champion fah-ry soo-ware-ah. it was 4-4, closing seconds when michael makes the throw...but wait a minute.coe coach john oostendorp says it came too late...refs talked it over. they agreed it went overtime and soo-ware-ah pulled it out in the extra period.
this whole match. i have to do it now.it just worked out. sewera and all the top three finishers in dubuque will wrestle at the division three championships in cedar rapids march 11 and 12. john campbell tv9 sports ... speaking of wrestling, tomorrow for on iowa live we have the legendary dan gable joining us... plus, the alburnett wrestling team. be sure to join us at the first avenue draught house. ... it was the final day of the missouri valley conference indoor track meet. scott saville has highlights from the uni dome. the day started with a bang do the uni women paige knodle fresh of her win in the heptathlon took gold in the 60 hirdles with an mvc record time of.8.24. i keep feeling myself this is the last time running the hurdles hept in the dome. the uni men picked up some points in the 60 hurdles
7.99 in the womens 400 the panthers maddie beeler won her heat and finished high jump kassidy sharp of northern iowa finished 2nd with a jump 5'7 the panthers dominated the womens 800 and what a finish amber clock holds off her teammate brette corey to win with a time of 2:14.39. do it every day in practice we make each other better and finally another record breaking performance from brandon carnes in the 60. with mvc all time beat 6.69. i just wanted to win and get the record so im happy from the dome scott saville tv
good monday morning. you're looking live on our city cam. it's leap day, february 29th and here's what you need to know today. 20-16 presidential candidates are getting ready for the most critical date so far in the campaign. super tuesday is tomorrow -- with hundreds of delegates at stake. one eastern iowa man is lobbying lawmakers in des moines to change the law allowing people to make and sell medicinal cannabis oil in the state. iowa is getting ready to switch to a privatized medicaid system in a month. we take a look at the challenges in kansas -- a state that changed its system 3 years ago. the newest show on stage at theatre cedar rapids, "next to normal" is sparking conversation s about mental health issues. and hollywood's biggest night gets political on many issues while actors, directors and producers