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says it's short staffed that's also why they say they could not warn people about the extra charges now customers left in the dark are asking for change. "this is unacceptable. how can somebody do this to their customer " brooke hanks has until october 13th to pay alliant energy 584 dollars. she found out about the high price when she went to pay her august bill, and they told her she had to pay for energy she was not charged for in june and july. "they definitely should have caught this before three months after bil paid my bill, and i thought it was ok." and while alliant argues that this summer was hotter than expected, hanks says she was not feeling the heat. "there were some days that in the morning i'd wake up, it was 72-75 i'd shut off my air conditioning and i'd open up my windows. i don't feel that it was abnormally or outrageously more hot than any other year." officials from alliant
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required to actually catch up that money. regardless of whose mistake it is, we are required to make up that difference. " but hanks feels the billing should not be a burden on her, and thinks alliant should come up with a bright idea to fix it. "this is my choice in between food and diapers or my electricity. alliant will put customers on a payment plan for the waive late fees. and they are putting more people in charge of billing review, so more customers can get a warning in the future. thanks, phil. meteorologist joe winters joins us now. joe, alliant says this past summer was hotter than normal. how did it compare to other years? milder weather continues for the majority of the week with highs staying
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wednesday. two rounds of rain are expected this week starting wednesday morning and again on thursday. rainfall accumulation s of over an inch are possible in some areas, but at this point it appears the heaviest rainfall should remain in missouri and kansas. cooler and more seasonable air arrives friday with 60s and 40s with us through the weekend. have a great night!tonight: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15 low: 56 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: se 10-20 high: 78 kcrg t-v nine's dave dave, the cedar river is receding but a lot of barriers are still up. where is
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the mayor says he's also hoping to put more pressure on the army corps of engineers and congress to move cedar rapids up the list of communities in line for flood protection funding. live in cedar rapids, dave franzman kcrg tv9 news. position they were before the most recent flood scare. there is a fairly detailed plan...but not nearly enough money, maybe 600-million dollars total, to protect both sides of the river the way more than 10 miles of temporary flood barriers did last week. it might be easy to miss amid the flood barrier clean up. but this work in a city parking lot just off 8th avenue southeast is small piece of permanent flood protection. one of two giant pumping stations will go here along with a 2000-foot-long berm south of newbo with construction starting this fall. the mayor says another post-flood idea is to see if the state will consider speeding up the permanent
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state about maybe compressing that down to 10 years...same amount of money, it doesn't cost the state anymore compressed over 10 years versus 20 year program. if we do that, we can pick up the pace on the state's portion of flood protection " the city is expecting about 260-million dollars in sales tax money targeted for permanent flood protection. getting that over 10 years instead of the mayor says he's also hoping to put more pressure on the army corps of engineers and congress to move cedar rapids up the list of communities in line for flood protection funding. live in cedar rapids, dave franzman, kcrg t-v nine news. the city of cedar rapids says there was minimal damage to the properties it inspected after the flood.
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or asked for a utility re- connection. staff inspected 60 homes. the flood caused minor damage to about 10 of them. the city inspected 33 commercial properties. the flood minimally impacted 13 of those. most of the damage was to heating and cooling equipment. the city has also issued 57 permits as of sunday, primarily for utility reconnections. red cross kits are available for anyone who needs to clean up after flooding in bleach, mops, tarps, and trash bags. in benton county, the kits are available through the county emergency management building in vinton. in cedar falls, kits are at fire station number two. and in waverly, clean-up supplies are available at the civic center. and cedar rapids closed its emergency shelter at cedar hills community church today. the shelter provided more than 690 overnight
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iowa state patrol is trying to figure out why a man walked into a busy stretch of highway 218 in johnson county where he died. three vehicles hit the man in the area of northbound highway 218, south of interstate 80. that happened just before nine last night. the man, whom iowa state patrol hasn't identified, died at the scene. the crash didn't injure any of the drivers. four people are vying to become the next police chief in marion. the job opened up when chief harry daugherty retired each of the candidates have at least two decades of police experience. lieutenant scott elam and captain doug slagle are currently on the marion police force the two others come from out of state. joseph mchale is a commander in the kansas city, missouri, police department. and george austin is the captain of internal affairs with the charlotte - mecklenburg police department in north carolina. people in marion can meet the
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from 5:30 to 6:30 at the marion public library. governor branstad will be going on a trade mission to japan and china to try to expand iowa's pork and beef exports. branstad and iowa business representatives will be gone november 11th through 18th. stops will include beijing and tokyo. the governor's office says iowa companies exported 564 million dollars in meat products to japan last year. and china recently announced plans to lift a former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords is bringing her efforts to end gun violence to iowa this week. the 2016 "we are the vocal majority" tour stopped at the statehouse today. giffords and her husband, mark kelly, are leading that effort. it calls on voters to join their fight this november to hold elected officials accountable to make our communities safer. they are urging americans to
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who are committed to acting on the issue. ""now is the time to come togetherbe responsible...de mocrats or republican everyone..we must never stop fig hting..fight...fight..fight..... " the tour announced this morning that it endorses u-s senate candidate patty judge. it will make a stop in cedar rapids tomorrow. claiming she wanted to raise property and gas taxes. but will those claims hold up in the kcrg and gazette fact checker? and hear from some hawkeye players after their tough homecoming against northwestern
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movie preview attacks democrat monica vernon for some of her actions while serving on the cedar rapids city council and while running for lieutenant governor. vernon is chll congressional district. the kcrg and gazette fact checker team put this ad to the test. "iowans have been stunned to hear vernon voted to increase property taxes and utility fees." this first claim comes from monica vernon's votes on city budgets. in 2008, vernon supported a budget that included a property tax hike - the only one during her eight years on the council. in several of those years, she
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on city utility fees. "bewildered, that she wanted to raise the gas tax." this claim referrs to vernon's bid for lieutenant governor. her running mate, jack hatch, proposed a 10-cent hike in the state fuel tax, spread over five years. vernon voiced her support for hatch's proposal. "and amazed that vernon raised her own salary four times." this part is misleading at best. vernon's votes for city budgets included pay however, salaries for city council members are tied to the consumer price index, commonly called a cost of living increase. vernon had no say in setting her pay raise but was required to approve it within the city's annual budget. on its own, this last claim would get a much lower grade. but taken with the rest of the claims, the ad, overall, gets a 'b'. t-v nine's scott saville will join us live from union station with a preview of
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ol' fish will feature everything from someone's first fish to a pole-bending blue gill. stay with your 24 hour news
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milder weather continues for the majority of the week with highs staying
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wednesday. two rounds of rain are expected this week starting wednesday morning and again on thursday. rainfall accumulation s of over an inch are possible in some areas, but at this point it appears the heaviest rainfall should remain in missouri and kansas. cooler and more seasonable air arrives friday with 60s and 40s with us through the weekend. have a great night! tonight: partly cloudy. wind: se 5-15 low: 56 tomorrow: partly clouy wind: se 10-15 low: 60 wednesday: showers possible early, then partly cloudy. high: 74 low: 60 thursday: showers and storms likely. high: 73 low: 60 friday: becoming partly cloudy. high: 63 low: 52 saturday: mostly sunny. high: 64 low: 43 sunday: partly cloudy. high: 68 low: 42 monday: slight chance of showers. high: 67 low: 48 tuesday: slight chance of showers. high: 65 low: 51
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welcome to union station where
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minutes over on kcrg 9.2. we have a great show planned tonight chuck will be back and so will the iowa city legend himself tim dwight.. and riley mccarron reminded me of dwight a little bit last week in the 38-31 loss to northwestern . the 5"9 dubuque
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return to go with 8 catches for 78 and a touchdown. just a matter being prepared every week we lost vandeberg he's a great player big shoes to fill just trying to do the best i can to fill his void. riley has been in the program for five years so ive been throwing to him for five years so i didn't expect anything less coming from riley he did a good job when he stepped in their. with matt out now he has to take a bigger role but he improved in spring ball had a really good camp so with every phase he's taking positive steps and somehow we are going to have to keep him fresh he got worn out today but he is a heck of a football player great attitude and everybody needs to follow his lead because he is on the right track. sot :40 oc: "on the right track" iowa state is coming off a heartbreaking 45-42 loss to 13th ranked baylor but they have really shown improvement the last couple of weeks. the cyclones are averaging 43 points
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the clones hope to keep improving when they play at oklahoma state saturday. our kids played really really hard you know you're talking about a stop here or you're talking about you're not third-down conversion there then that's different story i think what we have to continue to understand is going to take victories you seen us going from young when a lot of people set of not having success early in the season and probably playing not very good football to be honest with you and all the s within our program and you continue to see the croton's and seven girls and i think it's you that you know i i came back here yesterday and i'll be off but i don't know what i can fine i found a bunch of kids already to come and compete :36 oc: "to come and compete " and finally it's monday time for another edition of john's big ole fish. marley fessler was fishing lake miami when she nailed the pole bending blue gill. ali bruner went fishing near indianola with her grandparents and bingo, her
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trip to lake ahquabi and he hit the jackpot too. raymond yonkovic of lisbon is still looking for the big one at lake mcbride. shaun demoss of manchester was fishing a pond near wadena when the lunker hit. maddux drummond released this slab crappie. jim bell is all smiles with the 37 inch muskie from the chippewa flowage. another big boy. this 38 inch northern was nailed by dave hansen of hills. casen niehaus shows off the slab ol fish is joseph clapp and the 38 pound flathead. with all my fishing friends, this is john campbell reporting... bruce and beth? thanks, scott.
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stories on kcrg dot com. stay with your 24-hour news source, kcrg t-v nine. and now to first alert storm
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forecast. milder weather continues for the majority of the week with highs staying in the 70s. changes are ahead however, beginning on wednesday. two rounds of rain are expected this week starting wednesday morning and again on thursday. rainfall accumulation s of over an inch are possible in some areas, but at this point it appears the heaviest rainfall should remain in missouri and kansas. cooler
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burbank airport, please. vegas, here we come! no husbands, no boyfriends, no rules. no rules? we're not gonna get drunk and have a six-way with the blue man group, are we? no. so there are some rules. bernadette: fine. no husbands, no boyfriends, some rules. thank you. vegas! the ladies are away, the boys will play. anything can happen. it's gonna get crazy. dungeons & dragons! i got a brand-new bikini, so drinks at the pool are on these. i got a sexy new tube top that says "come hither" and a can of pepper spray that says "close enough, jack." i got some old underwear i'm gonna throw on stage at the garth brooks concert. i'm sorry, why old? 'cause last time i saw him, i threw new ones

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