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from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . comfort care. medical professionals want patients with serious illnesses to to be aware of the services available. escaping castro. a cuban refugee living in iowa reflects on how he escaped fidel castro's dictatorship. good monday morning! it's 4:30 on november city cam. first, meteorologis t justin gehrts has your first alert forecast, justin.. the heaviest of the rain has moved away, leaving us with a cloudy sky. some more showers are a possibility today, mainly this afternoon and evening. it'll be fairly windy with highs in the 50s. we'll get some clearing to happen tuesday with somewhat cooler highs in the
wednesday, affecting mainly northern iowa. the second half of the week will feature cloudiness and highs in the upper 30s to around 40. by early next week, a rain/snow chance moves into the midwest, but there are large questions on the details this far out. thanks justin. are investigating a shooting that injured a man. officers say he had gunshot wounds to the hand, side and backside. he arrived at a hospital about seven last night. police told tv9 this morning they're investigating a house at 7-49 kern street. investigators found cash in the street and a parked car with possible bullet marks. police have not released the victim's name. they do say
hospice and palliative care provides service to more than one million people in the united states each year. while both medical services keep a patient's comfort at its core, there are differences. kcrg-tv nine's brea love joins us now. brea, it's common for families and patients to confuse the two? nicole, the palliative care nurse i spoke with says that's one question she answers everyday. hospice is reserved for people facing the end of their live, with six months or less to live. palliative focuses on what's happeni now. this month those in the medical field are bringing awareness to just what palliative care can do for those in need. each year millions face chronic illness and search for relief. five years ago tim patterson was one of those people. he was diagnosed with a rare bone marrow disease. the disease left him in serious pain, which kept him away from doing the things he loves. 44:47"if you know you use to do that same thing all the time and now you're cut off that's what really really hurts."
kidney disease, diabetes, and nerve pain. knowing that, he and his wife kathy looked into their options. now a palliative care team helps him manage it all. sot "42:36if i can keep comfortable that's all i'm asking. what time i have left, i'd just like to do it as pain free as possible. that's why they are so very important to me." pain is just one portion. it can help with the side effects of treatment or even trouble sleeping. palliative nurses say the biggest goal is to focus on the quality of life. "18:50how do we best care for you, down to those specifics with patients and families, by establishing those goals and then we kind of know how to best treat them going forward." patterson was told it will be a slow process, but along with the team, his wife says she will be there every step of the way. "39:45i've had so much comfort in knowing this team is available for us in helping to care with tim because i fully realize i can't take care of him myself." "40:51love is looking at what you're dealing with, communicating with your spouse about his wishes, and then doing the best you can to make
palliative care starts with a consultation, and the first step is talking to your provider. to bring awareness to their work. thanks brea. a cuban refugee now living in iowa says he's happy to see fidel castro gone. abdel vazquez collignon risked his life to escape castro's reign 20 years ago. he left his entire family behind, trying to get asylum in panama. now he's married, has two kids, four grandkids and works at a walgreens. he officially became an american citizen two years ago and says it is one of his proudest moments.
was a struggle come here and the reason sometimes i'm very happy and outgoing in there is because that you guys give me opportunity not only become american but opportunity to have a life. " he also says the cuban community has waited for castro to die for years and now it's finally over. the iowa flood center says its new floodplain maps will help cities and those living in flood prone areas know what to expect. the iowa flood center is hosting a presentation this afternoon. today's presentation starts at one at the university capitol centre in iowa city. the flood of 2008 pushed the iowa flood center to partner with the iowa department of natural resources to create and update floodplain maps for the entire state. the program took six-years and 15 million dollars to complete. a benton county dairy farmer has to come up with another way to care for his cows this morning. a fire destroyed his milking parlor.
in benton county, about five miles west of urbana yesterday. fire crews battled the fire for several hours. the owner says firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to where he keeps his dairy cows. no people or cattle were hurt. the milking parlor is a total loss. "17:30-17:44i'm grateful everybody is ok. i mean other than the fact that you know it's an old building, and built a year before i was born, so it's been around for my whole life. but i'm glad everybody is safe. so that's allo birker says today he'll have to figure out where to take the cows to get milked and how to transport their feed. a council working to keep iowa students from repeatedly skipping school will wrap up today. in june, governor branstad announced the chronic absenteeism advisory council. it's made up of educators, state lawmakers, researchers, non-profit and business leaders, and department of education officials. after today's meeting, the 30 member group will make its recommendations on how to to
holiday shoppers looking for deals are already online this morning for cyber monday. amazon is one of the largest companies offering big- time deals. it's rolling out more than 75-thousand sales today. also, experts say travel deals are on sale. experts say slow summer travel should give shoppers big airfare and hotel discounts. one shopper says apps help her keep deals organized. "i have emails from amazon, from, groupon, best buy amazon says thanksgiving is actually becoming one of the biggest days for shoppers using its mobile app. thanksgiving shoppers spent an average of just less than two hundred and ninety dollars this holiday weekend. the national retail federation says that's down from last year. about 99 million customers went to stores while about 108 million shopped online. for a cedar rapids man, retirement just wasn't an option. in this week's show you care
afternoon and evening. it'll be fairly windy with highs in the 50s. we'll get some clearing to happen tuesday with somewhat cooler highs in the upper 40s. another slight shower chance arrives on wednesday, affecting mainly northern iowa. the second half of the week will feature cloudiness and highs in the upper 30s to around 40. by early next week, a rain/snow chance moves into the midwest, but there are large questions on the details this far out.today:
and evening. windy. wind: s 15-30. high: 55 alo: 54 dbq: 52 iow: 56 tonight: mostly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. low: 35 alo: 34 dbq: 35 iow: 36 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 48 alo: 47 dbq: 48 iow: 50 tom. night: mostly cloudy. wind: w 5-10. low: 31 alo: 30 dbq: 31 iow: 33 wednesday: slight chance of showers, mainly north. breezy. high: 40 low: 31 thursday: mostly cloudy. high: 38 low: 30 friday: mostly cloudy. high: 39 low: 29
rain/snow. high: 41 low: 26 monday: chance of rain/snow. high: 40 low: 28 tuesday: mostly cloudy. high: 39 low: 28 thanks kaj. meals on wheels provides a vital service for those who are stuck at home, either because of illness or age. the food deliveries helped a cedar rapids man after his wife suffered a stroke. as kcrg-tv-nine's forrest saunders reports, he's now returning the favor. this is clarence boesenberg. though you wouldn't think it, the 90-- yes 90 year old-- can likely ride circles around
9,200 miles." the cedar rapids man is also a four-year veteran of ragbrai, doing his first in 2012. clarence apparently won the lottery when it came to quality genes. "i'm very fortunate. really, i am. i appreciate my good health. the good lord gave me my health." he's not wasting that health. since retiring clarence has given a lot back. he volunteers at church and other spots-- but few efforts are as important to him as this one-- meals on wheels at horizons. nat for nearly five years now, clarence has been delivering as many meals as he can he picks up whatever extra shifts are available, which often means clarence is delivering three or often younger than he is. "superman. that's what he is. he's superman."she rita jenkins is the volunteer coordinator at horizons. she's known clarence for the three years she's worked there. sherita just can't believe his level of commitment or that clarence is giving up his golden years to help. "he's my hero. i love him. i love him. he's so helpful. i couldn't do what i do without volunteers like him." but, what drives clarence to do all that he does? he says it's his wife, ruby. she had a stroke in 1988. before dying in 2011, meals on wheels was there to help the two years prior. "i appreciated having that and decided when the opportunity came that was something i wanted to do."
up to "fill the plate." the annual telethon raises money for to give older adults meals throughout eastern iowa. we hope you'll join us and help out tomorrow during any of our t-v nine newscasts. it's a trick you may want to use for cyber monday. some retailers are offering additional discounts for items shoppers leave in their carts. more on that in today's tech bytes. stay with tv9.
marking the death of former cuban leader fidel castro continue in havana this morning. as a-b-c's janai norman reports, a few hundred miles away in miami, cuban exiles are celebrating, hoping for change. fidel castrol ruled the island nation for half a century. his passing marks the end of an era in cuba, though it remains to be seen whether it could also signal the
two cities united by the impact of one man. nats "the road to havana paved with glory for rebel chieftain fidel castro." the cuban government banning public drinking, music and dancing for nine days to honor the leader. sot laura mayer / tourist missing all the music which we know is such a big part of the culture. leaving the normally lively city, eerily quiet. a second of video with no sound on the peninsula to the north, in miami's little havana? nats of celebration a noisy celebration for cubans who fled castro's brutal regime. gladys falcon - and i'm not died. death, it is not about that, it is about that we see the future changing. during his decades in power, castro sent more than a million of his own people into exile, separating families and denying them the right to return. cubans in miami consider the castro family a reign of terror?one still in power. vivian urbieta - raoul castro has things in place, the oppression continues, the lack of freedom continues and so no, it won't be an overnight thing at all. the icy relationship between the us and cuba thawing. just this march, president obama marking closer diplomatic ties with cuban president raul
trump aims to undo. sot donald trump we will cancel obama's one-sided cuban deal made by executive order if we don't get the deal we want and the deal that people living in cuba and here deservejn tag: if trump reverses the recent openings to cuba by president obama, it stands to impact the american companies already invested in cuba - like airline companies, hotel operators and phone carriers. it would also impact american tourism to the island which was up 1 first half of the year. in washington, jn, abc news. wisconsin election officials are expected to meet today to discuss a possible timeline for a recount of the state's presidential election. the recount comes at the request of green party candidate jill stein. she says she wants to see whether hacking may have
request recounts in pennsylvania and michigan. "and there's been an incredible loss of faith in our basic institutions of government. i don't think we fix this by just trying to sweep it under the rug." " president-elect donald trump narrowly won wisconsin and pennsylvania and has a small lead in michigan. wisconsin officials say it will be tough to finish the recount by the federally required deadline of december 13th. new orlean in a shooting that also injured nine other people. officials say 25-year-old demontris toliver of new orleans wasn't an intended target during sunday's shooting. they say four people hurt in the shooting are still in the hospital today. five others were released yesterday afternoon. investigators are searching for the suspected shooters. they say the shooting began with an argument. police also think suspects are from out of town. now for a quick check on your
showers are a possibility today, mainly this afternoon and evening. it'll be fairly windy with highs in the 50s. we'll get some clearing to happen tuesday with somewhat cooler highs in the upper 40s. another slight shower chance arrives on wednesday, affecting mainly northern iowa. the second half of the week will feature cloudiness and highs in the upper 30s to around 40. by early next week, a rain/snow chance moves into the midwest, but there are large questions on the details this far out.today: chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon and evening. windy. wind: s 15-30. high: 55 alo: 54 dbq: 52 iow: 56 abc's kendis gibson and adrienne bankert have
in today's "techbytes." cybermonday. discounts online including target taking 15% off almost everything on top of its sale. >> amazon offering deals on electronics. smart tv for $120 at walmart already sold out. >> here's a tip to save even more money. leave items in your virtual shopping cart. >> somer chants will e-mail deals to you including jcpenney office max and bed, bath and beyond. one estimate putting the cost at loss productivity at almost half a billion dollars. >> 49% of employees in one survey said they would be shopping today while at work. and 3% said they would be doing it at least some online shopping during a meeting. >> nice. >> just don't
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early morning news. fighting a recount. president-elect donald p claims millions voted for hillary clinton illegally. a different type of care. families have more than one option for loved ones with serious illnesses. shopping local. iowa's secretary of agriculture wants people to look locally for their christmas decorations. good monday morning! it's 5 o'clock on november 28th. here's a live look at the city cam. first, meteorologis t kaj o'mara has your first alert forecast, kaj... the heaviest of the rain has moved away, leaving us with a cloudy sky. some more showers are a possibility today, mainly this afternoon and evening. it'll be fairly windy with highs in the 50s. we'll get some clearing to happen tuesday with somewhat cooler highs in the upper 40s. another slight shower chance arrives on wednesday,
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