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Barriers protect Cedar Rapids as river crests

Baughman also says water has risen onto Riverfront Park on the south end of Mays Island, but that it didn't appear to have reached the Linn County Courthouse. "There's tremendous pressure by this water underground", said Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz. Officials in Cedar Rapids say their elaborate system of temporary floodwalls is successfully protecting thousands of homes and businesses from floodwaters.

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Houston's Herman says coaching rumors don't affect team

I want to thank Coach Miles for bringing me here. He won 77-percent of his games, including a BCS National Championship and 2 SEC titles. "The Bulldogs" rally started when Ole Miss was stuffed on a fourth-and-one gamble near midfield. Coach O gets you fired up. "It's a place that I always wanted to come to". "There's so many good offensive minds out there". And he'd pick coach Urban Meyer's Buckeyes to win again.

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Early absentee voting off to strong start in Minnesota

According to the Campus Vote Project's website , students attending college in Pennsylvania may register under their school's address since it is considered their place of residency. So allowing them to vote early - without using one of 19 different excuses provided by the Department of Elections - would just provide more convenience.

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Jim Harbaugh supports protesting MI players

During the game against MI, senior linebacker Brandon Smith was ejected for targeting early in the second quarter and freshman reserve linebacker Jan Johnson suffered a season-ending injury. Keeping drives alive - and converting those drives into touchdowns - is the difference between a good team and a championship team. It's hard to imagine James Franklin's squad being much of a favorite this week after the lackluster performance in the Big House.

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Market Research Poll: Colin Kaepernick Is Most Disliked Player In NFL

Kaepernick's protest has made him the most hated player in the National Football League, according to a recent poll , and landed his mug on the cover of Time Magazine. There's a clear divide in this country right now between people who respect his right to protest and people who believe he should stand for the national anthem.

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Cedar Rapids flood protection holding, city says

WQAD News 8 Meteorologist Eric Sorensen was live in Cedar Rapids all Tuesday morning during Good Morning Quad Cities, showing us how the city has prepared for the crest Tuesday. "It's actually been a real quiet night", she said Tuesday morning. "The temporary flood protection systems have held to this point; however, there are no guarantees", Buelow said.

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Donald Trump lacks preparation, temperament to be President: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama repeated on Tuesday that the Republican candidate for the White House, Donald Trump, lacks the temperament and preparation necessary to occupy the Oval Office, in his first reaction to the televised debate on Monday night between the real estate magnate and his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

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So, who actually won the first Presidential debate?

Sounding tired and impatient as he called into a Fox News program, Mr. Trump criticized Lester Holt, the NBC News anchor, for asking "unfair questions" during the debate Monday evening, and speculated that someone might have tampered with his microphone.

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Records show man rescued at sea was slay suspect

On the call, Carman, 22, describes hearing a "funny noise" in his boat's engine compartment, seeing water pouring in and losing sight of his mother, Linda Carman, of Middletown, Connecticut. Carman left Rhode Island with his mother on September 18 to go fishing. Earlier this year, the family offered a $250,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of Chakalos' killer.

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Tulsa Officer Who Fatally Shot Terence Crutcher Charged With Manslaughter

Hours after a prosecutor accused her of "unlawfully and unnecessarily" shooting an unarmed man dead in the middle of a street in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Officer Betty Shelby turned herself in early Friday. "This is a small victory", Crutcher's twin sister , Tiffany, told reporters at the news of the charges brought against Shelby. "Not only for this family, not only for Terence, but so it will be a deterrent for law officers all around this nation to know you can not kill unarmed citizens".

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Amoeba Music earns license to sell marijuana

The store has been approved for a license to sell marijuana , Fact reports , and plans to convert its jazz section into a dispensary called Berkeley Compassionate Care Collective, which would have a separate storefront from the record store.

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Crews battle fire in Santa Cruz Mountains

More residents have been ordered from their homes as a growing wildfire threatens remote communities in California's Santa Cruz Mountains. Eight air tankers and six helicopters made repeated passes over the fire throughout the afternoon as the flames forced evacuations to 36 homes near the fire's inception point at Big Geysers and Geysers Resort roads.

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Clinton-Trump debate falls into trite format

At last night's debate, Trump repeated his claim that he would release his tax returns when he was done being audited, though there is no law preventing him from doing so while an audit is ongoing. This says everything about the current state of the two parties, and about the political skill of the two candidates. But they are adjustable for height, which is significant since there is a 10-inch height gap between Trump and Clinton.

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USA teen, two others arrested for triple homicide

They responded to a home in the 400 block of South Gilbert Street where they found two men and a woman dead. They also located two children inside the home unharmed, Radus said. He added that officials do not believe the deaths were a murder-suicide or a random act of violence. Not present at the home at the time was Christopher and Jennifer Yost's eldest child, Katlynn Yost.

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Mom arrested after kids found dead in vehicle in Indiana

An autopsy for the children will be conducted Tuesday, police said. Elkhart police are leading the investigation of the children's deaths. According to police, the kids were abducted them in Fort Wayne just before 6:30 a.m. Macomber was named along with Pasztor in Monday morning's Amber Alert . NewsChannel 15 has learned that the cell phone of the person suspected of taking the children was last pinged near the NCG movie theater in Auburn near exit 329 on I-69.

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Clinton-Trump Showdown Is Most-Watched Presidential Debate

A focus group of young voters overwhelmingly said Hillary Clinton won Monday night's presidential debate, according to John Della Volpe, who studies youth voter trends at the Harvard Institute of Politics. He slammed Clinton for having "defended every major failure she helped create", placing particular emphasis on Clinton's track record as secretary of state.

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Bronx house explosion kills Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, FDNY says

The house exploded, killing Fahy and injuring 12 others. Smoke rises from a house that exploded Tuesday morning in the Bronx borough of New York City. The gas odor that day was called in by a passerby and confirmed by firefighters , Mr. Nigro said. "Then five minutes later, you hear police sirens, and then helicopter after helicopter after helicopter", he said.

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Ravichandran Ashwin takes six as India savour big win in 500th Test

Ravichandran Ashwin became the second-fastest ever to reach 200 Test wickets when he scalped Kane Williamson in the second innings of the Kanpur Test. Despite New Zealand batsmen not able to cope with Shami's reverse swing, Santner's defence was intact, and he put up a fearless fight against the India bowlers, who were giving their all to dismiss the left-hander.

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Clinton satisfied about debate, rejects Trump complaints

An intrepid YouTube user also compiled every single Trump sniffle from the debate into a handy mash-up video. Colbert also used Trump's obsession with " law and order " as a chance to toss in a few cheeky " dun dun " effects, but also questioned the Republican nominee's interest in "cybering".

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'Missing Lester': Twitter Goes After NBC's Holt for Debate Silence

But although Trump praised Holt immediately after the debate, Giuliani gave a scathing review of the moderator, claiming his "interference" in a discussion about policing in NY was "outrageous". 26, 2016. He was a news anchor in Chicago for 14 years before coming to NBC in 2000, and logged long hours on MSNBC during the Iraq War. Holt claimed the policy was "ruled unconstitutional in NY".

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More Charlotte protesters face charges

The city is still reeling from protests that have turned violent at times. Speculation even swirled at progressive news outlets like MSNBC that the gun, which was seen in one photo taken at the time of the incident, had been planted by police.

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Gov. Christie again denies knowing of traffic plot

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was aware of a politically motivated scheme to close lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 as it was unfolding, a key prosecution witness testified on Tuesday at the criminal trial of two former Christie associates.

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Children subject of Amber Alert found dead, mother arrested

A northern IN woman has been arrested on two preliminary counts of murder after her two young children were abducted and found dead IN a vehicle belonging to a neighbor of hers who was shot to death, authorities said Tuesday . Authorities believe Macomber spent some time with 29-year-old Amber Pasztor . NewsChannel 15 has learned that the cell phone of the person suspected of taking the children was last pinged near the NCG movie theater in Auburn near exit 329 on I-69.

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Three Found Dead After Indiana Amber Alert

His body was found Tuesday morning in woods north of Fort Wayne . Elkhart police are leading the investigation of the children's deaths. "We would very much like to talk to him", Sgt. Richards did not indicate if Pasztor is suspected to be involved in his death and if she could face any future charges. Macomber's body was found in a wooded area just of USA 33, close to his own Allen County Home and the home where the two children had lived with their grandparents.

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Spartans' Reschke to miss substantial time with ankle sprain

Gotta score touchdowns to win football games.? Bullough and Reschke have combined for 25 tackles and three tackles for loss, with Bullough playing in the first two games of the season and Reschke appearing in the first three. Still, the Spartans are 2-1 as they prepare for a night game at Indiana Saturday. "At this point in time there is no quarterback controversy". Dantonio pointed to defensive problems on third down, allowing Wisconsin to continue drives due to a lack of pressure on ...

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Blaze forces evacuations in California mountains

The blaze sparked on the southern edge of Santa Clara County is also threatening television and radio towers. Mathison said the strategy is to hold Summit Road and keep fire out of Santa Cruz County. Fires burning along Highway 101 near Petaluma Tuesday afternoon prompted the California Highway Patrol to shut down the northbound lanes of the freeway.

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Keith Lamont Scott's violent past

Councilman Al Austin said he's cried for the city, Scott's family and Justin Carr's who was shot during the protest. Police sources told WBTV that an unidentified burglar allegedly stole the firearm during a break-in at a residence sometime before the September 20 shooting.

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Six shot, three hurt in Houston shooting

The attack comes three days after a shooting at a shopping mall in Washington state, in which five people were killed. Numerous weapons were found at the scene, a bomb-squad robot examined a Porsche that's believed to be the shooter's and bomb squad officers also were scouring the suspect's residence, Montalvo said .

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Chris Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock, former ally says

That's according to testimony in federal court from David Wildstein , the man who orchestrated the closings in his former role as interstate capital projects director for Port Authority, during a hearing on Tuesday. Samson, a close ally of Christie's , had also been informed of the lane closures, Wildstein said. He says Kelly texted back, "Is it wrong that I'm smiling?" But Sen.

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Abducted Fort Wayne Children Found Dead in Elkhart, Mother Charged with Murder

This photo released by the Elkhart, Ind ., Police Department shows Amber Pasztor . Fort Wayne is 125 miles north of Indianapolis. Pasztor was being held in the Elkhart County Jail. Snyder said the auto Pasztor was driving was registered to 66-year-old Frank Macomber , who was believed to have been with her near the time of the abduction and who was later found dead in Allen County.

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NYPD shoots Brooklyn man during arrest

Tuesday morning, according to the NYPD, when they saw his auto parked along the curb on Vernon Avenue between Tompkins and Marcy Avenues. Four members of the Brooklyn North Warrant Squad approached Shipman's auto. The vehicle struck the side wall of a building and continued to drive off towards Marcy Avenue. Police caught up with him around Tompkins and Gates avenues and discovered the bullet wound.

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Garcia - you don't win Ryder Cups with your mouth

That much was evident on Tuesday when the American lined up in the United States' team photograph with captain Davis Love III and his 12 players. But in terms of that, we have the Masters champion, we have the Open champion, we have the Olympic champion and we have the FedEx Cup champion.

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Springfield School Officials Say Latest State Test Results Point To Progress

In each of the past two academic years, as the DESE mulled the future of standardized testing in MA, schools were given the option of administering either the MCAS or PARCC exam. The PARCC exam that resulted in the change was administered in the spring on a pilot basis by schools that chose to give the experimental test rather than the MCAS exam.

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FDNY battalion chief Michael Fahy killed in Bronx home explosion

His father also served in the Fire Department, Nigro told reporters. The deceased firefighter, Battalion Chief Michael J. Fahy, 44, of Yonkers, was a 17-year veteran. "I thought maybe it was lightning that hit a auto or something". Fahy's parents were already prepared for the worst. An explosion then occurred at the location, a two-story private residence, with eight people injured.

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Charlotte Police Release Video From Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

Protesters have also taken to the streets in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where police officers were shot and killed by gunmen who claimed to be avenging the deaths of black men unjustly slain by law enforcement. Putney initially refused to make the videos public, citing the ongoing investigation into the incident and fear of backlash. Protesters also gathered in Baltimore, Maryland, and Oakland, California, in solidarity with those demanding justice for Scott's fatal shooting.


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