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in the final hours before election day, candidates and their supporters fan out to campaign as much as they can. today, family and friends will lay one of the officers killed in the des moines area to rest. fellow law enforceme a family in eastern iowa will soon move into a new home that they helped build since the first block. good monday morning! it's 4:30 on november 7th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... plan on a nice monday with highs back into the 60-65 range. the difference between
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increase in cloud coverage as the day goes on. however, due to excess dry air in place, there remains little to no chance of rain tonight with our frontal passage. it'll turn us a bit cooler for tuesday and wednesday with upper 50s likely, though we'll bounce right back to the 60s on thursday. a fairly decent cool-down will just graze the area friday and saturday, but will push our temperatures down to seasonal levels for the first time this month. in terms of additional precipitation, there really isn't much at all until early next week. have a great day!today: increasing clouds. wind: s 5-10 high: 64 tonight: mostly cloudy with isolated showers. wind: w 5-10 low: 48 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tom. night: mostly clear.
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election and the fbi director says the investigation into hillary clinton's newly discovered emails is now over.. that announcement comes as clinton and donald trump continue to campaign in battleground states today. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. this morning.. the final fight for the battleground states.. with donald trump and hillary clinton making a last push.. in a campaign full of surprises.. the latest from the fbi.. clearing clinton.. again. telling congressiona l leaders.. "based on our review we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in july.. " sources telling abc news that the new batch of emails contained duplicates the fbi had already reviewed. trump.. who first criticized the fbi when there were no charges.. then commended the agency when the new emails were discovered.. is now.. outraged again. trump: "right now she's being protected by a rigged system clinton's campaign saying they are glad the matter is resolved? but no public comment from the candidate who's wrapping up a weekend of star-studded campaigning.. and declaring what's at stake. clinton: it is a choicet, tween strong steady
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latest abc news tracking poll .. but with the race still close.. both campaigns are fighting to the finish. clinton: "i want to be the president for all americans, those who vote for me and those who do not vote for for me" trump: "on nov. 8th, we are going to do something so special." elizabeth oncam tag: part of clinton's advantage in our poll numbers comes from record numbers of americans who voted early.. more than 40 million and counting. eh, abc news, washington.
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trump will go to florida, north carolina, pennsylvania, new hampshire, and michigan. those 5 states, combined, have 84 electoral votes. clinton will campaign in pennsylvania, michigan, and north carolina. all are seen as "in play" for election night. both candidates also have surrogates campaigning in these final hours. today, donald trump jr will speak at a rally in ottumwa. that starts at 8 this morning at the bridgeview center. saturday night -- with donald trump holding a 7- point lead over hillary clinton among likely voters in iowa, 46 to 39%. the poll comes from 800 likely iowa voters. digging into the register's poll -- 1/3 of those who responded had already voted. yet among those who have not voted, the poll found trump with a 21-point lead. the same iowa poll also found, in iowa's senate race, incumbent republican chuck grassley holds a 23- point lead
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grassley is going for his seventh term in the u.s. senate. senator grassley and congressman rod blum will campaign together in eastern iowa today. they will visit m-j's restaurant in marion at 11:30. then, they'll be at newton's caf in waterloo at 2:30. senator joni ernst will join them. some people in eastern iowa are getting letters pressuring them to vote, and one couple is not happy about it. the progressive turnout project sent a letter to samuel and election. samuel says they spent that week in the hospital because his wife was in a car accident involving a semi. the couple says they don't like the negative assumption. "i was just upset, and sad that they would be pointing to people not knowing why the vote was missed." the progressive turnout project says the letters aren't meant to make people feel bad, but they do get people to the polls.
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follow us on social media for updates all day-- and share your voting experience with the hashtag i-a votes. when the polls close at nine-- join us on facebook live. and don't miss a special edition of the t-v nine news at 10. we'll have live reports of key races across the state. today, fellow officers, family, and friends will attend the funeral for one of the officers killed last week in the des moines area. des moines police sergeant tony beminio's funeral starts at 11 this morning. it will be at the lutheran church of hope in west of the service on kcrg 9.2 and kcrg.com. yesterday, a long stream of law enforcement vehicles escorted his body from a funeral home in ankeny to the church. american flags lined the street outside the building. officers on site wore a stripe across their badge with sergeant beminio's number 5-0-3-0. " i've known him a long time and i don't think i ever heard a sour word out of his mouth. he didn't complain. he was one of those guys who offered a solution and just wasn't a complainer, very supportive."." sergeant beminio was married,
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from iowa city west high school in 1996. the other killed in that attack was urbandale officer justin martin. his visitation is today from 4 to 8 p-m at the south calhoun middle school in his hometown of rockwell city. martin's funeral is tuesday at 11:40 a-m. we will also cover that service live on kcrg 9.2 and kcrg.com. governor terry branstad has ordered all flags in iowa to be flown at half staff today and tomorrow. the state fire marshal's office is investigating a fire that destroyed a city building in cedar falls. it happened around 10:45 yesterday morning at a building on east fifth street - near the company viking pump. when firefighters got there... ... they found flames and smoke coming from the building. the city uses the space to store police equipment. the building is a total loss. some iowa landowners are
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pipeline, but not because they don't want it running through the state. some claim that crews left behind debris, released cattle from grazing areas, and disrespected their land. the iowa utilities board has received 22 official complaints as of late october, including 10 from landowners. a board spokesman says it is in various stages of investigating the grievances. a dakota access spokeswoman says the company takes its construction commitments seriously. s validated yet. in north dakota, where the pipeline starts, police responded to a demonstration at a cemetery in bismark. protesters are upset the pipeline would run through their ancestor's burial ground. then, another group showed up in support of the project. the rally closed some roads, but police didn't arrest anyone. a family of six will soon move into a home they helped build. laparis owens and michele steffy applied to habitat for humanity last january. in order to get the home, the
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home and prove they could make mortgage payments. yesterday, the family got their first look inside the finished home. owens says the home has extra meaning since he put his own blood, sweat and tears into the project. 23:16, painting the walls, dry walls, everything, but it was a great experience and i met a lot of cool people the couple will officially close on the home on november 15th. some in the midwest may have felt a tremor last night. a 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit oklahoma causing nearby. no snow so far for us, but a hospital wants to make sure kids stay warm while they honor a colleague who loved the snow. but right now, here's a look at today's
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range. the difference between today and the past four days will be an increase in cloud coverage as the day goes on. however, due to excess dry air in place, there remains little to no chance of rain tonight with our frontal passage. it'll turn us a bit cooler for tuesday and wednesday with upper 50s likely, though we'll bounce right back to the 60s on thursday. a fairly
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and saturday, but will push our temperatures down to seasonal levels for the first time this month. in terms of additional precipitation, there really isn't much at all until early next week. have a great day!today: increasing clouds. wind: s 5-10 high: 64 tonight: mostly cloudy with isolated showrs sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: n 5-10. low: 36 thanks kaj. plan on a nice monday with highs back into the 60-65 range. the difference between today and the past four days will be an increase in cloud coverage as the day goes on.
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little to no chance of rain tonight with our frontal passage. it'll turn us a bit cooler for tuesday and wednesday with upper 50s likely, though we'll bounce right back to the 60s on thursday. a fairly decent cool-down will just graze the area friday and saturday, but will push our temperatures down to seasonal levels for the first time this month. in precipitation, there really isn't much at all until early next week. have a great day!today: increasing clouds. wind: s 5-10 high: 64 tonight: mostly cloudy with isolated showers. wind: w 5-10 low: 48 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: nw 10-20. high: 58 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: n
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worker are remembering the life of a young woman. 26-year-old samantha weber died in the summer kcrg tv9's jordee kalk shows us what her colleagues are doing, in this week's show you care spotlight. samantha weber had a lasting impression on everyone she met. 59:00, "sam is a very loud crazy personality." her coworkers were used to her outspoken behavior. except for one area: 54:06, "the one thing that stood out to us, which we thought was crazy was her love of snow, as soon as october hit she was ready for snow to fly."so this october staff at unity point and allen hospitals collected caps in her honor. they called it the sam
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tree we went with a tree that looks like fall , the leaves had fallen but the hats and mittens had taken it place." the 26-year-old died in july from injuries in a car crash. but co-workers want to make sure her presence is always at the hospital. 59:48, "you know patients that sometimes people would struggle to make connections with she was really good with that." last month, the hospital gathered more than 150 hats. many of those hats will go to george washington carver academy. kid there will get to pick just a couple days. mike landers/princi pal 10:10, "a school can't function without community support and the stronger the community support the stronger the school is." the hats share sam's love of snow and help kids in need. co-workers say the caps also serve a reminder of sam's disposition. 59:19, "she would probably keep half of the hats for just herself with all the crazy designs, that's just who she was and what she was about." it's a tradition staff plan to continue each october. in waterloo, jordee kalk,
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as thousands of people line up tomorrow to vote, the idea to vote online sounds appealing. but it won't happen anytime in the near future . stay with tv9. it's ---. janet reno, the first woman to
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wa says she died early this morning from complications of parkinson's disease. she was one of the clinton administration's most recognizable figures. reno faced criticism for a deadly raid in waco, texas. she also unsuccessful ly ran for florida governor in 2002. a five point oh magnitude earthquake that hit oklahoma has some worried it damaged a key oil hub. officials say the earthquake hit last night around 7:45 centered in cushing, oklahoma. that's northeast of oklahoma city.
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crossroads of the world because of one of the world's largest oil storage facilities. police say there is quite a bit of damage to the town. "and the whole movie house shook and moved for about three, four minutes. we called home and found out we got some damaged to our houses out in the country, and we got damage to our house over on little street." " ""i came flying off the couch because i felt it all shaking, grabbed my cousin and we ran outside. it was like, shooo.. and the aftershakes were crazy because they were like, hooo." " police say a few people reported minor injuries. some reported feeling tremors in iowa, wisconsin, and texas. early this morning, iraqi kurdish fighters battled with isis militants just east of mosul. today's push is the biggest one so far to get isis out of that area. as the kurdish forces advance, more artillery and air strikes are hitting the town. the
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as iraqi forces have pushed into more densely populated areas of the city. isis killed at least 20 people yesterday in other parts of iraq. the man charged in the shooting and killings of 9 people at an african american church in south carolina is set to go to trial today. police say in june 2015, dylan roof, targeted the mother emanuel church because of race. the u-s justice department says it will seek the death penalty in the case. roof's lawyers have said he will plead guilty to 33 crimes, obstruction of religion, and firearms charges if prosecutors agree to not seek the death penalty. now for a quick check on your
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stay with tv9. it's . now, one last look at this morning's weather, kaj... plan on a nice monday with high difference between today and the past four days will be an increase in cloud coverage as the day goes on. however, due to excess dry air in place, there remains little to no chance of rain tonight with our frontal passage. it'll turn us a bit cooler for tuesday and wednesday with upper 50s likely, though we'll bounce right back to the 60s on thursday. a fairly decent cool-down will just graze the area friday and saturday, but will push our temperatures down to seasonal levelsor the first tim terms of addition ecipitao ther next week. have a great day!today: increasing clouds. wind: s 5-10 high: 64 tonight: mostly cloudy with isolated showers. wind: 50low: .
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"i will never never quit on you no matter what " hillary clinton gets a boost in the last couple days of campaigning after the f-b-i cleared her of a over eastern iowa makes products from agriculture to car wash parts in an "ideal" fashion. the idea of cold relieving pain is going up a few notches---or actually down. a new trend has people standing in subzero temperatures for several minutes claiming to help heal. good monday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 7th. here's a live look at the city cam. meteorologist kaj o'mara joins

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