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today."now on today in iowa: the race is tightening up -- and you can tell on the debate stage. one candidate gets defensive. the other doesn't back down. plus, an intense rescue mission. on a mountain. running out of time. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. good friday morning. it's another morning with a spread of temperatures from north to south. where we have the deeper snow pack is where the cooler
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we've also had clear skies for a longer bit of time, compared to the east where the low clouds have lingered a bit longer. we will see a start with some sunshine, but clouds will be on the increase throughout the day today. road conditions show some patchy areas of partially snow covered roadways on the major highways and interstate. there will also be slick spots on some of the city streets as well, so do keep that in mind. storm track 7 live weather network in shows quiet conditions right now. here's the forecast for
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we will have temperatures in the some snow flurries later this the weekend. i'll talk about that and changes in your temperatures coming up in just a few miutes. each other. bernie sanders and hillary clinton go one-on-one -- just days before the new hampshire primary. hillary clinton's way behind in the polls -- but as tracie potts shows us she came out swinging. "enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly." hillary clinton, pushing back on the idea that she can't be tough on wall street because she's taken so much money from them. "you will not find that i ever changed a view or a vote because of any donation that i ever received." "what we need to do is to stand up to the big money interests" "i am very proud to be the only candidate up here who does they debated paying for campaigns... and
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healthcare. "i do not accept the belief that the united states of america can't do that." "the numbers just don't add up from what senator sanders has been proposing." on foreign policy the democrats disagreed on how quickly to normalize relations with iran: "you don't just rush in, open the door and say 'here i am, let's talk and make a deal.'" "those are exactly the people you have to talk to and you have to negotiate with." united in principle, but drawing distinctions on how to get things done. their next debate is next thursday in wisconsin, after the primary. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. another twist in the e-mail controversy that's hovered over clinton. the state department's been looking into how other secretaries of state used e-mail -- and found that colin powell and staff members for condoleezza rice also got classified information from personal e-mail accounts. for the past year, clinton has been blasted by republicans for using a personal e-mail server when she was secretary of state. right now, two police officers
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being shot on the job. it happened in new york. they were on patrol in a public housing complex when they were confronted by a man with a gun who shot them. one officer was hit in the face, the other in the stomach. "thank god so far, in both took his own life. this morning, two soldiers are behind bars -- charged with murdering a teenager. the soldiers -- based at fort bliss, texas -- are accused of executing a 16- year-old. authorities believe the shooting happened over a drug deal. more help is on they way for syrian refugees. world leaders meeting in london pledged more than 10-billion dollars. the u-s pledged 890-million this year. secretary of state john kerry said the crisis inside syria should tear at the conscience of everyone. u-n agencies asked for money to help support schools, shelter and jobs for refugees from
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a man is recovering after a dangerous rescue caught on camera. crews lifted him off the side of a dam after he spent days stuck on a mountain. the video is from washington state. the man is homeless. he jumped a fence and planned to set up camp there. but later realized -- he couldn't get out. even after days with little food injuries. in the iowa legislature... a new bill is designed to help student - athletes who are victims of bullying. it would let a victim transfer schools and immediately be eligible to play. as it stands now, all athletes "if they were being bullied of sports is very important to their lives and their daily activities. if this happens, i think it is a great opportunity for kids get a fresh start." the proposal made it through a subcommittee -- but has to pass other
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senate democrats want to stop medicaid from being privatized in iowa. they're behind a bill that would require the department of human services to give 30 days notice to end the contracts three companies have witht he state to manage medicaid. the house speaker says it won't make it through the house. caught on camera --- an inmate escaping after being in court. using his clothes to hide handcuffs --the inmate in washington gets away -- even running barefoot. he sprints out the front door -- but police caught up with him about three miles away. this county says it has a pretty good record of keeping track of inmates but they'll now change their policies after what happened. "well the hope is that we go 15 and have zero escapes, that's the goal and i think that's achievable" it's the second time this same inmate has escaped.
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the investigation into a deadly crash continues today. three people died early thursday morning on highway 30 near keystone. authorities say the driver of a minivan lost control -- another car crashed into it. then, two other cars crashes. the iowa state patrol says ten people were inside the van at the time of the crash -- two of them were thrown out. the victims' names have not been released yet. the parents of the dubuque toddler who shot himself in the face by accident -- his parents now faces charges. raven harris and willie horsley both face child endangerment charges after their son was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound. it happened more than a month ago on main street in downtown dubuque. court documents show the 2-year-old shot himself in the face with a 45- caliber handgun that was kept in the house. how to spot a super crook. that's one thing police need to know because of a hot ticket. the super bowl is sunday. jay gray shows us how fans hope to
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francisco! the host of super bowl 50." kickoff - a tough ticket for those who want to be a part of football history by the bay.. "you know, you just wonder if you're ever going to get the fans.. super sunday.. will be personal.. "that's our anniversary, on february 7. the day of the super bowl" and they'll celebrate "i'll buy her a beer and a hot dog," for the those who don't have a seat yet.. time, and the is a very expensive ticket." five-thousand dollars or more.. and climbing.. that's a supply and demand issue. there is less supply that we're seeing right now in the secondary markets so the prices actually are higher." and if you're paying the price.. you'll want to make sure it's the real deal.. "the nfl has done a phenomenal job on building out some you can't see.. others that are obvious..
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don't need a light to see that.. and then there's the heat sensitive ink... that will disappear and reappear." on a ticket.. to a memory.. that will last a lifetime.. jay gray - nbc news - san francisco.. the game kicks off on sunday and many hawkeye fans have a special rooting interest. james ferentz -- former hawkeye -- and son of head coach kirk ferentz plays for the broncos. it won't be long before we're talking a lot about another big sporting event. six months from today -- the summer games in rio begin. some american olympic stars recently opened up about their expectations. "i wanted to get back in the unfinished business that i have, and i just had the passion and the desire to get back in." this will be the first time in
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history a south american country has hosted the games. rio beat out chicago, madrid and tokyo. we still have a lot to get to this morning: instead of the 64 million dollar question, it's the 63 million dollar mystery. who won the jackpot? no one knows... and even if someone did, the winner might be out of luck now. plus -- an officer wants to retire with his k-9, but there's a roadblock no one saw coming -- and it leaves a lot of people wondering how this could happen. here's the bus stop forecast. no weather issues throughout the day, but we are tracking some wintry changes in the forecast.
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weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. threat tracker is in the green over the next 48 hours. we aren't anticipating any real big hazardous weather issues. today will be increasing clouds with the chance for some afternoon flurries. there's a chance for a few snow showers tracking through tonight, but similar to last night that will leave behind a half inch of snow or less for the areas that see it. tomorrow will start off mostly cloudy with partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. then on sunday we will see a slight chance for a rain or
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sunday night into monday. here are a look at the latest road conditions. there are a few slick spots this morning, but roads are certainly better than what they were at this time yesterday. here's the storm track 7 live doppler radar. we are dry across eastern iowa. the snow we saw early last night and late yesterday afternoon is well off to our east. a wider view shows a mix of clouds and clear skies across eastern iowa. we will see an increase in clouds today, similar to yesterday. later this afternoon we will be tracking a weak area of low pressure that will give us the chance for afternoon snow flurries or a light snow shower later this evening. similar to yesterday there will be a
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less than a half inch. here are therrent mpes from our weather trackers. a mix of single digits and teens. current temperatures across eastern iowa show that wide range of temperatures from north to south. winds are calm to 15 miles per hour, and that is creating some cooler wind chills, but nothing too bad. that could change next week. more on that in just a minute. here's future track. we will have increasing clouds throughout the day today. later this afternoon, we will see the chance for a few flurries, with the chance for a stray light snow shower later this evening. but that system quickly moves to the east, so most of tonight will be dry. it will
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decreasing clouds tomorrow afternoon. here's the forecast for today. we will have temperatures in the 20s and 30s across the area from north to south with increasing clouds. there's the chance for some snow flurries later this afternoon, we head late into the weekend. temperatures into next week. the bengals didn't make the super bowl -- so what's a tiger to do? one in des moines still has to make a choice. does it prefer a panther or a bronco? plus this is taking golf to a new level.
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i've never seen a hole in one like this. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in dike, dundee, durango and all of eastern iowa
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partner. the officer will be allowed to keep the dog after all. there was an uproar on social media when people learned a retiring ohio k-9 -- ajax -- had to be sold because he was considered city property and could still work. a lawyer did some digging and found the definition of a canine unit -- which includes the handler, not just the dog. that lets the handler be first in line to buy the dog. so he did for one dollar. so now, there's a question about "we're gonna continue with it and we're just gonna make sure that money gets to the right area and we're gonna make the law change." so -- with the dust now settled -- ajax is his home with the officer -- who has
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broncos or panthers? who do you like in sunday's super bowl? a tiger at blank park zoo in des moines knows. the animal was supposed to pick the winner based on two boxes. the tiger sizes them up - then ends up going for the panthers the panthers have been getting a lot of love from the prognosticators. but that ends at this aquarium in florida. one manatee is eight for its last nine -- picking the super bowl. this year, it's picking the broncos -- in what could be peyton manning's last game. jimmy fallon is leaving it up to a pack of puppies to guide him. they had to choose between bowls of food marked panthers and broncos. overall, they liked denver. in his prime, eldrick "tiger" woods may have seemed robotic because he made the game of golf look so easy. this week, a different "eldrick" took "robotic" to new heights. that mass of metal on the 16th tee is "l-dric" -- or "launch directional robot intelligent circuitry."
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the par-three 16th at tpc scottsdale...the very same hole where tiger woods hit an ace about 20 years ago. the huge gallery goes wild, showering the green with drinks to salute the cyborg. there is one very unlucky jackpot winner out there -- even if they don't know it. the winner of a 63-million dollar lottery prize in california had until yesterday to come forward and claim it. no one did. that means the money will be given to california schools. one person claiming to have the winning ticket is suing the lottery. the lottery said the ticket they had was too damaged to be verified. the time now is you've got the snacks, the beverages... but what about the t-v? some shoppers are looking to buy before super bowl sunday. tips to find the best deal next.
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the big game this weekend -- and
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will be watching on their brand new t-v. 1 in 4 americans in the market for a new set are hitting up super bowl sales... and for good reason. mark barger has the 4-1-1 on how you can get the best tv for the black friday usually means rock bottom prices on some tvs...... but the days before the super bowl bring big deals on an even wider range of them. "our advice is to buy a tv not just because its the lowest price set but because it's the deliver the kind of quality that you're looking for" but deciphering the specs can be confusing. ultra hd, also known as 4k, offers more detail than regular h-d tvs... but it's tougher to notice on factor this weekend. "this year the super bowl is not going to be broadcast in 4k and its probably going to take broadcasters 3-4 years to be able to catch up" but certain lcd or led tvs could pose a problem, if you're packing the room for your super bowl party, . "one of the downfalls to this technology is that often the viewing angle is sort of narrow" so consumer reports recommends looking at a tv from several angles before purchasing to make sure the picture quality still
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screen size is another consideration..... "above 65 inches you start paying a big premium for that larger screen size but we're seeing more affordable 55 to 65 inch tvs" even if you get a good deal on a new tv, avoid upsells for accessories or add-ons. "they really would like to load you save could mean more game day snacks. mark barger, nbc news. the forecast from kyle is right around the corner -- right here on today in in iowa.
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here's the storm track 7 day forecast. chance for rain and snow late sunday, quickly changing to snow into monday. there could be some accumulation and it will be blowing around with gusty winds and colder
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it's and coming up on today in iowa. police in iowa are investigating after a body is found inside a house -- after a fire. the fire is being described as suspicious. plus... an iowa university opens new prayer rooms for muslim students and faculty. those stories and more when ally
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