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president- elect donald trump and president barack obama set their differences aside today. both the president and president-elect say they had a good conversation and are looking forward to working together in the future. they discussed a variety of topics and trump says president obama explained some of the difficult and great things about being president. and as a-b-c's lana zak reports that trump plans to use the president for counsel in the future. the peaceful transition of to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed, then the country succeeds." this is what makes american democracy extraordinary... sot trump: "i very much look forward to dealing with the president in the future, including counsel." after an extremely contentious election campaign, president obama and president- elect donald trump met together in the oval office for an hour and a half....their bitter wounds
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great honor being with you." as they sign-post to the nation the ideal of country over party. trump: "very good man, very good man." but it is an ideal that is often difficult to achieve...president elect donald trump pledged to his supporters to roll-back much of the work of the obama administration , just like obama did to his predecessor. nats motorcade the president elect also traveled to the capitol to meet with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and an adversary from within the republican party-- speaker of the house paul ryan, who showed him where he will be inaugurated and discuss what they plan to do when that to make sure that we can get this country turned around and make america great again." lana zak standup close: "and with a republican majority in both houses of congress the president-elect has greater power to make those changes when he takes the oath of office right here in january. lana zak, abc news, the capitol." one of the things trump repeated while campaigning is that his first day in office he'll repeal president obama's healthcare act.
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who receive insurance through obamacare uneasy. kcrg-tv9's dave franzman joins us from the community health free clinic in cedar rapids. dave, could ending obamacare affect that clinic? beth, it depends how republicans follow through on that often- repeated pledge to repeal and replace obamacare. would it be a gradual phase-out with the millions insured through affordable care act exchanges able to find alternative subsidies for lower-income families come to an end earlier? leaders of this free-care clinic are asking those questions now because the answers could dramatically impact the number of people seeking care. before obamacare, the number of patients per day peaked at 217. when many using the clinic could finally get health insurance, the number dropped down to an average of 40 to 50 a day.
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options and for now the advice won't change. "right now we will go under the guise of we don't know and so we will continue as we always have so as patients come in we'll continue to sign them up under the affordable care act, the marketplace, if they qualify" because clinic directors know the questions are coming they drafted a statement of reassurance. it goes, in part, " is a right and landscape we will always be here to serve those in need in our community." tonight at six, we'll hear the concerns of the clinic director and a patient about how drastic changes in "obamacare" could impact them. live in cedar rapids, dave franzman, kcrg t-v nine news. meteorologist joe winters is here now with our first alert forecast. joe, this streak of mild
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a clear sky has been i the cards for the past several days and it looks to continue through the start of next week. after a chilly start to saturday, with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s we jump to near 60 on sunday. dry weather and above normal conditions continue through next week. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-15. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 bruce and beth... investigations is now calling the disappearance
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disappeared in april of 2000 when she went to the store. she was 23. her fiance tait purk reported her missing the next day. police say they had a rocky relationship. he is currently serving prison time for federal drug charges and is scheduled to be released next year. the iowa d-c-i says new evidence and interviews helped them determine okonski's disappearance was a homicide. anyone with information should call the iowa department of public safety. the head of the iowa department of transportatio n is stepping down. a spokeswoman for the d-o-t made that announcement yesterday. paul trombino says he is considering a job in the private sector. his last day is november 28th. it's unclear who will run the d-o-t when he leaves. a vietnam-era veteran from ely who wanted to get a mix-up with his medals straightened out got his wish today. iowa senator joni ernst got the
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vietnam, received the silver star, bronze star and two other medals for his actions in 1969. but those awards came with his name misspelled among other errors. hendrickson says he tried to get them fixed on his own... but found going through the senator's office was a lot faster. "i spent almost two years trying to get corrected. and i think it was less than two months they had it done" hendrickson says he wanted to corrected so he would have the right information to pass down to his children. senator ernst is scheduled to award missing or incorrect medals to three other iowans tomorrow on veterans day in marshalltown and ankeny. tonight the greater cedar rapids area home builders association is holding its "building our community gala." this is an event that's celebrating the home construction industry in the area. tv9's bruce aune will be the
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beth, the home builders association has made this evening even more special because a portion of the proceeds from tonight and from the fall parade of homes in the cedar rapids area is going to a hacap service called operation home. this program works to find housing and other services for homeless veterans and their families. we might not think that homelessness for veterans is an issue here in eastern iowa, but operation vets who fall into that category each year. some are living on the streets. others stay with friends and family members or in local shelters. their problems can include unemployment , substance abuse, mental health, and many other issues. operation home begins by finding the vets. actively seeking them out. and then it works first to get them into permanent housing. and then connecting them to other services that might be necessary. its goal is to end homelessness. people are starting to arrive
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more about operation home, don't miss my special report on this program tonight on t-v nine news at ten. beth, back to you. thanks, bruce. dubuque homeowners who experienced flooding might get some help. today's announcement for funding includes a project to stop flooding in dubuque before it starts.
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y24zwy y12fy a clear sky has been i the cards for the past several days and it looks to continue through the start of next week. after a chilly start to saturday, with lows in the upper 20s and
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and above normal conditions continue through next week. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-15. low: 39 tomorrow: mostly sunny. wind: n 10-20. high: 54 tom. night: clear and colder. wind: light. low: 28 saturday: sunny. high: 52 low: 28 sunday: mostly s sunny. high: 57 low: 39 tuesday: partly cloudy. high: 59 low: 41 wednesday: mostly sunny. high: 60 low: 40 thursday: partly cloudy. high: 62 low: 42 friday: chance of showers. high: 52 low: 49
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looking for ideas for what to do with an old elementary school. and it's calling on all area developers to bring them plans so the school doesn't continue to sit empty. that story is coming up next here on t-v nine. jen lennon - jen on cam:
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weight.. specifically how to lose it. there are so many different diets and weight-loss products... ma academy of nutrition and dietetics.. some ingredients in supplements and herbal products can be dangerous.. and there are no foods or pills that magically burn fat. they recommend staying away from any diet plans or products that make the following claims:vo: - rapid weight loss. healthy plans aim for a loss of no more than half to one pound a week. -quantities and limitations. avoid diets that eliminate entire food groups, as well as those that say you
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-specific food combinations. there is no evidence that combining certain foods or eating them at specific times of the day will help with weight loss. -rigid menus. limiting food choices or following rigid meal plans are notsustainable. jen on cam: remember, if a claim sounds too good to be true, it probably is. for more ways to make mom's life easier, visit momseveryday .com. i'm jen lennon. the marion independent school district and the city of marion are teaming up to find a new use for a soon-to-be empty elementary building. emerson elementary, located on 10th avenue in marion, will be empty at the end of this school year. students here will go to the new longfellow school that is under construction. rather than simply try to sell the building, the district and the city are seeking ideas from developers, non-profits and other groups. a city committee will look at
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this old school building are due by january 6th. a football rivalry is now a challenge for you to help others. and it's coming from iowa and nebraska's governors. they want people to take part in the red cross disaster relief fund challenge. governors terry branstad and pete ricketts want to see which state can raise the most money. it's leading up to the hy-vee heroes football game between the hawkeyes and cornhuskers on november 25th. money raised will go toward help people effected by natural disasters in those states. go the red kettle campaign is going digital. the salvation army says people can now buy season pass pins in waterloo and cedar falls. these go for 20, 50 and 100 dollars. the salvation army says this provides an alternative to having to dig in your purse or pockets on a cold day. these pins are available at any hyvee in waterloo or cedar falls. we are accepting nominations for our annual "nine who care"
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sponsors will honor nine outstanding volunteers who've made a difference in their communities. to nominate someone, just go to kcrg dot com slash care. and stay with your 24 hour
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with flooded homes every year are getting some help with improvements. a federal program is fueling more than 30 community. part of this will help hundreds of homeowners better protect their homes. kcrg-tv9's katie wiedemann joins us now. katie, how will the city use the money to help flood victims? more than eight million dollars of that money will pay for things like replacing basement windows, putting in a sump pump and fixing cracks in the foundation. the city plans to spend between 15 and 18 thousand dollars on
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july 28th, 2011. "and it rained and it rained and it rained. " 15 inches of rain dumped on dubuque in a matter of just 12 hours. "it looked like a river coming down here on elm street. i wouldn't believe the water got up so high like that, ya know? " but for fred marburger it wasn't just the great 2011 rainstorm . every single time there's a heavy rain, water fills his basement. "this is where it normally leaks in." he's made repairs but the cost to prevent water from than he can afford. "oh you betcha it is. i figure it's going to cost 15 to 20 thousand dollars for all of this, you know. and i can't just do that because i am on a fixed income. " h.u.d designed the bee branch healthy homes program to help low- income flood victims. "that population is more vulnerable, so it really breaks down the structure of their family and their way of life when things like this happen. " this is often the scene along several city streets every time there's a big rain. "we have an old storm sewer system that is undersized and also all of the water get to
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" some relief is already underway in the form of the city's bee branch watershed project. the city will use part of the new h.u.d. grant to help with that 219 million dollar project. the rest of the money will be used to help people like marburger make needed improvements to keep the water out. "have someone come in and dig some kind of footing, like a foot down or two and just build it up higher and have it slope towards the alley. " the healthy homes program is open to more downtown dubuque. there are some neighborhoods up the hill that are eligible too. the city created a searchable map to help figure out if you're home is in that zone. we have a link that map along with this story on kcrg dot com. live in dubuque, katie wiedemann, kcrg t-v nine news. now here's a look at what's
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muir is next with the historic meeting between president obama and president-elect donald trump at the white house today. the two met to discuss a peaceful transition of power and a number of situations trump will soon face. more. for obamacare despite uncertainty of the program. and the city of cedar rapids announces who will be mayor for a day, as
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president- elect donald trump says he will repeal and replace obamacare on day one. that has people flooding at least one free-care clinic in cedar rapids with questions. the health and human of thousands of people are quickly signing up for obamacare. let's go back to joe now for a final look at tonight's forecast. a clear sky has been i the cards for the past several days and it looks to continue through the start of next week. after a chilly start to saturday, with lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s we jump to near 60 on sunday. dry weather and above normal conditions continue through next week. have a great night. tonight: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-15. low: 39
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kcrg-tv9 news at 5. now we go to new york for abc's world news with david muir. tonight, face to face. president-elect trump and president 0 warm ma in the oval office. they had never met. you will hear from both of them and the comments picked up on mike. melania trump meets michelle obama. preparing the next first lady. then mr. trump take on the the capitol. and hillary clinton. 24 hours after conced clinton walking her dogs. also tonight, a divided america. the new messages of hate now emerging in schools. the chants of "build that wall" in a cafeteria. >> build that wall! >> and this message in a high school hallway. >> white power. >> and the new protests after the election. also tonight, the deadly police ambush. one officer killed, another shot. what authorities then discover in the suspect's car. and the major fire still burning tonight.


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