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good morning from kcrg-tv9. starting off with a live look at . it's monday october third.
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one person died in a crash on northbound highway 218 in coralville. law enforcement says it happened sometime before 9:15 last night. one person also died when a pickup truck and train collided in northern linn county on sunday afternoon. garbage and recycling starts back up today in cedar rapids for anyone who evacuated due to last week's flooding. sandbag drop off sites in cedar rapids are still open at ellis park near the tennis courts and at the noelridge swimming pool parking lot. category 4 storm, is threatening jamaica, haiti and cuba. this is the strongest atlantic hurricane since felix in 2007. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the
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do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. this morning, hurricane matthew
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category four hurricane is packing sustained wind speeds of about 130 miles per hour this morning. it's expected to bring some heavy rain in the caribbean including cuba later this week. reid binion reports. "this particular hurricane, by virtue of its trajectory, will have a severe impact on jamaica." jamaica's prime minister... ...underscoring the seriousness of the threat posed by hurricane "we are expecting that there will be landslides, and that will mean also damage to agriculture."f orecasters -- warning that matthew will bring life- threatening flash floods. some jamaicans, though, are ignoring pleas from authorities to leave the threatened coast. "i just feel like to stay here, i thing i'm safe over here. i am from here so i will die here. well, i stayed ivan and
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haiti... ...where the infrastructur e is still fragile after the 20-10 earthquake that rocked the country. cuba -- also bracing for matthew's impact... ... as u-s officials evacuate hundreds of employees and their families from the naval base at guantanamo bay. the national weather service said sunday that it was too early to say what matthew's effect would be on the united states... ...and while the impact on the island nations in the caribbean is expected to be serious, some remain optimistic. "the resilience of jamaicans will be demonstrated at the end of this episode."i'm reid binion reporting. breaking news this morning out of minneapolis. police say around 1:15 this morning. five of t victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. the sixth is in serious condition. it's not clear if the two shootings are connected. a second data recorder from last week's train crash in hoboken, new jersey may be the only way to tell what caused the accident. the train rammed through a passenger area, killing one woman and leaving more than one hundred others injured. officials announced that the
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commuter train in hoboken. but the national transportation safety board now says the device didn't work. "yesterday our recorders experts worked with the experts from the manufacturers to access data from the recovered locomotive event recorder which was built in 1995. unfortunately the event recorder was not functioning during this trip." " officials are still trying to recover the second event recorder and a separate image recorder from the train wreckage. investigators say the train's crash. authorities say the two north carolina university students shot and killed at a party... were innocent bystanders. police say the students weren't part of a fight that broke out at the party yesterday morning. 19-year-old alisia dieudonne and 21-year-old amhad campbell were shot inside home the party was held. police are continuing to look for the shooter. a six-year-old boy critically injured during a school shooting in south carolina has
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weekend. jacob hall is one of three people hurt after a 14- year-old started shooting at the townville elementary playground. officials say the teen also killed his father before going to the school. in an emotional statement jacob's parents say his memory will help them take the next step. "what happened to jacob, he has forgiven already. he is in heaven smiling down on us and he ask his mom to be able to be strong and forgive just like he would have. " the other two victims, a teacher teenage gunman is facing one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder charges. dozens of people in black hawk county learned what it takes to manage and produce crops on the farm. organizers called it a "farm crawl." one of the stops yesterday was beck's orchard. the family has 55 apple trees and about a dozen goats. the owner, louis beck, taught kids how to make apple cider. first they cut up the fruit,
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beck says often times people, especially kids, are surprised by the work that goes into prepping food. "53:03, "i think for them to see you have to take apples and make it into pulp and squeeze them and actually see the juice coming run out into the pitcher and to learn this is how you get juice is from real raw fruit " and just a few miles away at fitkin farms, people learned about the different types of corn. traditional corn and soybeans. the owner, jim fitkin, says he just started started growing popcorn in the last couple years, after a drop in field corn prices. "37:13, "we have a glut of corn right now so corn prices are low. so to try to counter that more people have been growing popcorn so now popcorn prices are low" fitkin says it's important for people to understand the costs behind fresh food. and why prices can vary from year to year.
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in coralville. people in coralville can get rid of any large items this week for free. just place the items, like furniture or bathroom fixtures, curbside before your regular trash collection day. all garbage bags and yard waste need to be tagged as usual. appliances, construction materials, electronics, or hazardous materials will not be accepted. for more information about what is accepted, call 319-248-1740. getting kids outside, while also teaching them about the goal behind the new outdoor classroom at summit schools in cedar rapids. kcrg tv-9's jordee kalk has the story, in this week's show you care spotlight. using tree stumps as chairs. nat? and a new wooden atrium for presentations . 26:33 cam stroschine/2n d grader "sometimes when we have performances instead of going to the library we go out herethis classroom is one "open environment." nat 35:20, "what we're
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beans for the next four weeks." health and wellness teacher kim kuda spear- headed the campaign for this outdoor classroom. 8:27:20, kuda "we wanted the outdoor classroom to feel apart of nature not that we put it out in nature"and her students, are loving it. nat kids playing here students are learning about different soils, and which vegetables grow best in which soil. lainey porter/3rd grader 44:34, "we have soil that we were planting beans."other days students learn about composting. 27:44, "at every lunch we compost our fruits and vegetables. all of the brown paper towels students use to wash their hands are taken out to the compost post. standup: 49:30 "and there's apple trees and a garden along the side of the school that students are learning how to grow themselves. and they even they're even eating some of the products29:10 kuda: 'we had
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with carrots we picked from the garden so its really special that we can say we do that." students have class outside here at least once a week. nat kids playing teachers say this will continue until winter hits. but some students say not-so-fast, and want their teachers to grow a tougher skin. 45:27, "ill keep coming outside in cedar rapids, jordee kalk, kcrg tv9 news. from aerospace to the medical field, a cedar rapids company is seeing some steady growth. and has for decades. we'll introduce you to midwest metal made in eastern iowa report. good morning! it's ---. plan on a few areas of fog in
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case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute.
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lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurrica slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy,
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eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s.
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in this morning's "gma first look," a woman suspected of playing a key role in the killing of florida state university law professor dan markel taken into custody. catherine is facing a first degree murder charge. police say markel was gunned down in his tallahassee driveway in 2014 as part of an elaborate murder for hire plot orchestrated by the wealthy family of his ex-wife. wendy aidle son. the 31-year-old is the link between the alleged trigger man and wendy's family. police say they discovered she was also the girlfriend of wendy aidle son's brother charles. >> did charlie have anything to do with markel's murder? >> no. >> coming up at 7:00 a.m., dan abrams weighs in live with your
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industry. the very intricate parts m-m-p puts together can be seen in aerospace,
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companies here -- and in other places. kcrg-tv nine's chris earl has this week's made in eastern iowa. midwest metal products has expanded more than a dozen times out of its facility in southwest cedar rapids -- a certain sign of the company's steady growth throughout the decades...and the industries. "aerospace, medical, that's pretty much our niche but we can do anything... computer enclosures, rack mounting for computer servers, medical devices as far as x-ray machines. we're starting to do the bases kevin urban has been an integral part of the core of midwest metal products for a long time. " you can buy all the machines in the world but if you don't have dedicated skill employees, is worthless." that values from
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work for m- m-p between three different shifts. "the customer will have an idea and, as far as making it manufacturable, that's where we come in." it's the precision of some of these final products that combines the engineering, math, physics and some efficiency mixed it. for aerospace, those products work around instrumentati systems and storage. " we have hundreds of tools and if it's something we don't have, that's where the laser comes in. it's really high tolerance with the aerospace so we're looking at 5000th tolerance on a lot of things. it's very tight." " cross training is very important. most people know their process very well and, more often than not, they know the upstream process and the downstream process very well. it gives them much more flexibility in scheduling vacation and employee boredom - you're not doing the
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report. we always welcome your thoughts and suggestions on businesses to feature for "made in eastern iowa". just send chris an email chris.earl@kcrg.com. eight years ago, a cedar rapids church lost almost everything to flooding. it was a different story this year as saint patrick's got to celebrate staying dry. its here is a live look at .
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us now with your first alert forecast. plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these
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typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend. today: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. thanks kaj. this morning, hurricane matthew is baring down on parts of the caribbean. this weekend, jamaica prepared
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is baring down on parts of the caribbean. this weekend, jamaica prepared itself for some possibly disastrous flooding. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg-tv9. it's ---. good
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live look at . it's 6:30 on october 3rd. here's what you need to know today. one person died in a crash on northbound highway 218 in coralville. law enforcement says it happened sometime before 9:15 last night. one person also died when a truck in northern linn county on sunday afternoon. garbage and recycling starts back up today in cedar rapids for anyone who evacuated due to last week's flooding. sandbag drop off sites in cedar rapids are still open at ellis park near the tennis courts and at the noelridge swimming pool parking lot. and hurricane matthew, a category 4 storm, is threatening jamaica, haiti and cuba. this is the strongest atlantic hurricane since felix in 2007. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now,
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source, this is kcrg-tv9 news morning news. plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs shol partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s.
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between a train and a morning are investigating a fatal crash between a train and a pick-up truck in linn county. it happened around 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the intersection arabian road and the canadian national railroad tracks. that just south of alburnett. multiple law enforcement agencies were at the scene for hours. the linn county sheriff's office says a 44-year-old man from marion was driving a ford
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westbound when he drove into the path of a northbound canadian national freight train. the collision caused the truck to catch fire. officials say the marion man died at the scene. they haven't released his name yet. no canadian national railway crew members were injured in the crash. the linn county sheriff's office is working with the canadian national railway to figure out what happened. police in keokuk are looking into a shooting that killed a woman over the weekend. officers found 29 year old carissa rive unresponsive shortly after midnight sunday. she was found in a keokuk alley near 10th street and north 5th street. rivers went to a hospital, where she died. an autopsy will be performed this week. police have not identified a suspect in the shooting. but say the public is not in danger. call us on newsline nine the next time you see news. the number is 319-365-9999. send us some pictures and
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after customers saw higher than expected bills from alliant energy, the company took to social media yesterday to apologize for the surprise. it said the bills are accurate, because this summer was hotter than usual and customers used more energy than normal. alliant also said a new billing system sent a lot of estimated bills to customers, which caught them off guard. typically, the company contacts users when that happens, but alliant says it didn't have the enough employees to do s. customers come up with payment plans. it'll also be waiving late fees for affected users. the red cross is opening resource centers this week for people impacted by flooding in eastern iowa. a center in vinton at benton county emergency management is open from 11 a-m to 8 p-m today. workers there have clean-up kits. inside it includes, shovels, rakes and mops and more. officials are also on hand to help with paperwork needed for flood recovery. the red cross will
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the linn county sheriff's office and county courthouse will re-open today. that's after workers spent several days last week taking down barriers around the building. the correctional center opened saturday. members of st. patrick's catholic church are breathing a sigh of relief now that flood waters have disappeared. as kcrg tv9's phil reed reports, the congregation is thankful for all the efforts that went into protecting their church. st patrick's catholic church. members are happy to see little damage, after hours of work removing items from the building and placing sandbags around it. "it was a rather scary weekend last weekend, but the help that the church had was amazing. a truly family parrish." father ivan nienhaus says they would have had to find another place for worship if the floodwaters
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" after the 2008 flood we spent 3 million dollars rebuilding our three buildings. and none of us wanted to look at that situation again. " customer talking and it's business as usual at the ark catholic bookstore, which is connected to the church. "god is good. we are very happy that we took everything up, but we are also very happy that we are not cleaning mud out. at afternoon mass, the congregation and while they are counting their blessings sunday, they know they may not be as lucky the next time. "we are hoping that we will move forward with flood protection on both sides of the river. we cannot go through this every 8 years " major hurricane matthew is slowly churning northward across the caribbean this
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in effect for jamaica, cuba and haiti. the u-s national hurricane center in miami says the dangerous category 4 storm has top sustained winds near 130 miles per hour. people in jamaica say they are bracing for the storm. " i am hoping that when it comes it will not be in a category that will have any really devastating effect on the people of jamaica" " meteorologists say the powerful storm is expected to approach jamaica haiti by monday night. recovery from last week's flooding in cedar rapids takes another stop forward today. people who evacuated can get rid of their trash starting this morning. up next... this morning's weather wise question. meteorologist kaj o'mara is up right after the break.
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joins us now. plan on a few areas of fog in plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as
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storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly cloudy, lows in the mid-upper 50s. tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the
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do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's set to affect the area mid- week continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these slightly. as long as matthew doesn't stall, typical october temperatures should invade the area by friday and into the upcoming weekend.toda y: early morning fog, then partly cloudy, high around 73. tonight: partly
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tomorrow: partly cloudy, highs in the upper 70s. thanks kaj. the new york times exposed
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the issue is giving hillary clinton some new material to attack her republican opponent. stay with your 24 hour news source, kcrg tv-nine.
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police say six people were shot in two incidents in downtown minneapolis. two of the victims were shot around 1 o'clock this morning. the other four were injured nearby just about 15 minutes later. in the 2nd shooting was a juvenile. most of the victims are expected to be ok, but one is still listed in serious condition. we also have an update on a crash that killed a pedestrian in johnson county on sunday night. the iowa state patrol says three different cars hit a man walking on highway 218, just south of interstate 80 around 9:00 last night. the state patrol says it was a minivan and a two cars that hit the pedestrian. investigators have not released
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notification of family. stay with tv9 for any updates on this investigation. two people in allamakee county are facing meth- related charges this morning following a narcotics investigation. the allamakee county sheriff's office made the arrests after executing two search warrants in lansing yesterday. they arrested and charged 53 year-old amy downing of lansing with possession of a controlled substance for methamphetam ine. that's after investigators found items used with illegal narcotics in a home at 211 valley street. 56 year-old richard aswegan junior of west union. he is also charged with possession of a controlled substance. both are being held in the allamakee county jail. call us on newsline nine the next time you see news. the number is 319-365-9999. send us some pictures and video too. the email address-- newsroom at kcrg dot com. and the linn county-cedar rapids
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and recycling today for people who were inside that flood evacuation zone. people who live there can put out their normal trash container plus two 35- gallon bags for free. there are still two sandbag drop-off sites open in cedar rapids. one is at ellis park near the tennis courts and the other is in the noelridge pool parking lot. if you can't drop off your sandbags, the city will collect them, starting monday, october 10th. two former democratic nominee, hillary clinton, in iowa. martin o'malley made a stop at the clinton office in ankeny yesterday afternoon. and bernie sanders will campaign in des moines on wednesday morning. the vermont senator's stop starts at 10:30 on drake university's campus. he was supposed to campaign in des moines and iowa city tomorrow but those stops have been canceled. tomorrow, the two vice presidential nominees will meet for their debate. democrat tim kaine and
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americans at longwood university in farmville, virginia. the debate begins at 8 o'clock. you can watch it here on kcrg-tv9. donald trump is dealing with the fall out from the new york times story exposing his tax returns. the story has given hillary clinton some powerful ammo. a-b-c's maggie rulli has more from the candidates as election day rapidly approaches. donald trump? on defense this morning.. using his supporters to help him tackle his latest controversy... his tax returns the new york times says an anoym returns...they say those records show a 916 million dollar loss... a number so large the times says trump could legally have paid no federal taxes for up to eighteen years, trump's team - calling his move... quote "genius." there's no one who has shown more genius in their way to maneuver around the tax code and rightfully use the laws to do that this is a perfectly legal application of the tax code. hillary clinton's
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saying it "reveals the colossal nature" of his "past business failures"clinton surrogate bernie sanders calling this line of thinking is an assault on the american people they're calling it a genius... makes the rest of americans look like dummies xxxtrump's dialing up the attacks on clinton... mocking her recent bout with pneumonia, claiming without evidence that she's been unfaithful in her marriage, and then this: sot/trump in pa she could be crazy. she could actually be calling the new, personal attacks - "particularly unhinged" sot/brian fallon, hrc camp i think it's an impulsive move by the candidate. clinton meanwhile remains on message? speaking out about gun violence while visiting a church in charlotte north carolina this weekend... o/c close: we will have to wait another week to see if trump brings this new line of attack to the next debate.... he and clinton will square off next sunday... but we'll be hearing from their vp candidates tomorrow night at the vice presidential debate in farmville virginia maggie rulli abc news
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mugshot. it's national 4-h week. linn county 4-h is for kids of any age and from any tone, whether it's rural or urban. 4-h teaches kids about teamwork, responsibility, leadership and communication skills. parents can learn more about the linn county 4-h program by calling 319- 377-9839 or by visiting iowa state university's extension and outreach website. if you have a non-profit event or organization send us an e-mail... mugshot at kcrg-dot-com. " " three different vehicles hit
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johnson county on sunday night. the iowa state patrol responded to the northbound lanes of highway 218 around 9:00 last night. investigators have not released the victim's name, pending notification of family. more flood cleanup efforts begin today in cedar rapids. the city will begin garbage flood evacuation zone starting today. sandbag drop off locations are still also still open at the ellis park tennis courts and the noelridge park swimming pool. now, one last look at this morning's weather, kaj... plan on a few areas of fog in eastern iowa this morning. as is usually the case, the river valleys will probably go first, but all areas do have a risk of fog during the morning commute. otherwise, highs should get back into the lower 70s today as partly cloudy sky develops. our storm system that's
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continues to be on track with two different rounds of rain. the first round should move into eastern iowa on wednesday morning, with another batch of rain set to arrive on thursday. the timing of these rounds still are not fully set as the impacts of hurricane matthew could still shift these we certainly hope your is we certainly hope your is off to a good start. good morning america is next. and we'll be back with a local news update in about 20 minutes. also make
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good morning, america. matthew on the march. the powerful category 4 hurricane barreling through the caribbean with 130-mile-an-hour winds and life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides. thousands fleeing the coastlines. u.s. citizens told to leave. hundreds of military family members evacuated, as the storm tracks north toward the u.s. donald trump's taxes -- the leaked documents, showing he lost nearly a billion dollars in one year, are raising big questions. did trump avoid paying income tax for nearly two decades? his advisers now calling him a genius. critics say he's a tax dodger. as he ramps up the personal attacks on hillary clinton. >> i don't even think she's loyal to bill, if you wanna know the truth. >> with less than a week to their next debate, "saturday night live" takes aim at their first showdown. >> we should be talking about the important issues like

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