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now on today in iowa... the debate between the democrats gets heated as the new hampshrie primary is just days away, arrested, accused of taking kickbacks. and...how you can catch a game and help iowa police departments at the same time this weekend. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good friday morning. it's
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temperatures from north to south. where we have the deeper had clear skies for a longer bit of time, compared to the east where the low clouds have 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 conditions right now. 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. light snow later this evening, and again as we head late into the weekend. i'll talk about 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, with a chance for light snow later this evening, and again as we head just a few minutes. chance for some snow flurries later this afternoon, with a chance for light snow later this evening, and again as we head late into the weekend. i'll talk about that
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coming up in just a few minutes. we begin this hour with decision 2016 coverage...the democratic presidential candidates square off one final time ahead of the new hampshire primary. this is the first time they've dbeated without martin o'malley, who dropped out monday after a poor showing in the iowa caucuses. both clinton and sanders targeted each other in a series of heated exchanges. they continued an ongoing arugement over who can be described as progressive. "do i think president obama is a progressive? yeah, i do. i disagree with him on a number of issues including the trade agreement. but, yes, i think he that in your definition, as you being the self-proclaimed gatekeeper for progressivism, i don't know progressives in the democratic party who have stood up time, and time again against special interests, against the powerful on behalf of those who are left behind and left out. in the latest nbc news poll, sanders
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democratic voters in new hampshire onto coverage of the iowa legislature...a new bill aims to help student athletes who are victims of bullying. the bill would allow a victim to transfer schools and immediately be eligible to play sports. 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." this bill passed a subcommittee -- but there's still several stages until it could become law. senate democrats introduce a bill that would stop the process of privititizing medicaid in iowa. the bill, which is expected to pass the senate next week, would
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services to give 30 days notice to end contracts with the three companies that would manage medicaid. house speaker linda upmeyer says it won't make it through the house. concern is mounting over growing the symptoms of zika can be very mild... but for pregnant women, the virus's potential impact on unborn children is devastating. as reid binion reports, it's so concerning, one state is declaring a health emergency. "we're going to get ahead of this. just like in a hurricane, ....comparing the state's response to the zika virus to preparing for a hurricane... officials are expanding florida's public health emergency declaration to a fifth county... ...as reports of infection continue to grow.. "yesterday we had nine cases. today, florida has 12 zika cases." the primary carrier of zika - the aedes egyptiae environment, it lives extremely threat. more than a dozen now have confirmed cases of zika.... including warm-weather states where mosquitos thrive, like... ...california... ...florida...
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...where the first u-s case of a newborn suffering brain damage linked to zika was reported this that the global expansion of zika may continue "i think it's quite prudent to predict that zika will continue to spread around the world, 30 countries today, and that number could increase significantly." i'm reid binion, reporting. health officials say at this point -- there's no vaccine to treat the -- including ones here in iowa -- are working on one. a believes he contracted h-i-v from a blood transfusion. now he's suing the blood bank and the red cross. the man has not been identified but we know he lives in hawaii. he received blood during heart bypass surgery five years ago. hospital, it's going to somebody. and for this to be contaminated like this is bad."
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almost all the leaders of a tiny town are under investigation for allegedly taking kickbacks from contractors. they also apparently took money from a person trying to set up illegal gaming rooms. the u-s attorney's office in san antonio announcing its arrested most of the leadership of crystal city, texas. prosecutors say the mayor , city attorney and others took payments and favors to ease city inspections and approve permits for construction. back home in iowa...police believe a man who was found dead after a suspicious fire likely killed himself. nevada police say the autopsy shows adam blazek died of a gunshot wound after a fire damaged his story county home. the fire is also being described as suspicious and is under investigation. a kwwl follow-up. muslim students at the university of iowa now have a place to pray. the university converted two former offices into rooms for prayer and meditation. one room is for muslim men to use and the other is for women. the university has been working with the school's muslim student
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a muslim needs to pray 5 times stairwell." the prayer rooms opened this week and are already being used. police find 20 dogs at a puppy mill in a home. officers in kansas executing a search warrant for drugs found the dogs. . police believe there is a second location with 20-40 dogs in wichita. the dogs are now at a humane society and will be available for adoption. a police k-9 who was set to be sold at auction will now live with his retired handler. it boils down to wording. the dog was part of the canine division...which some thought meant the department's division. therefore, the dog was city property to sell. the city's legal director did some digging and figured out the term "division" actually refers to the specific dog and handler. now the handler is paying the city one dollar to keep the
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"we're gonna continue with it and we're just gonna make sure law change. the deadline to claim a 63-million dollar lottery prize has come and gone. without verifying a claim, the prize will be distributed to california school systems. two people have laid claim to the winner ticket but state officials can't have not verified their claims. cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel is accused of assaulting a woman. but no charges will be filed. a texas police report detailing the incident was released yesterday. according to the report, manziel's ex-girlfriend - claims he hit her several times. police say no criminal complaint was filed and the case is considered closed. manziel denies the accusations. coutnerfeiters are trying to get rich on fake super bowl merchandise.
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catch them. homeland security showing how to know if a ticket is real...it should hae a hologram and special ink on it which will fade in heat. agents also showed-off some of the gear they have confiscated -- jerseys, caps ... even fake fund terrorism... "we have seen, as i say, not hands of people who intend to do harm to this country." super bowl 50 takes place on sunday. experts say its nearly impossible to find a tape of the broadcast of the first super bowl. one family in north carolina says they may have the only copy. the public may never get a chance to see it -- due to an ongoing dispute with the n-f-l. about it and they're like we
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watch sports and help police. not something you hear every day. but one iowa team is partnership with officers -- all to raise money to help fight crimes. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live to explain how it all works. the cedar valley crime stoppers are teaming up with the waterloo black hawks here at young arena.... they started a raffle to honor our fallen officers an deputies and raise money these jerseys are the prizes you can win in the raffle... each jersey represents a different fallen officer or deputy in the cedar valley.... deputies tim peterson and doug norton are two of the people who are being honored.. as well as two officers who were shot and killed while at work in 1981.... this raffle is going on until march 12...you can buy tickets at the games... we've got you covered live in
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there's six jerseys being auctioned off. two representing each of the following: cedar falls police, waterloo police, and the black ahwk county sheriff's office. its coming up on today in iowa... the president welcomes a championship team to the white house. plus...go red for women... it's a cause beyond a color. and...some kids in iowa are being called superheroes. "you're watching kwwl,
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 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 the green over the next 48 hours. we aren't anticipating any real big will be chance for 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
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will see a slight chance for a rain or snow shower. the better chance will come 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 dusting to less than a half inch. here are the current temperatures 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.
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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 be mostly cloudy, with 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, with a chance for light snow later this evening, and again as we head late into the weekend. temperatures tonight will be in the 20s. 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 temperatures into next week. president obama welcomes last
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president obama welcomes last year's n-b-a champions to the hwhite house. e glden st got to attend...one day after this year's team beat the washington wizards ... steph's a pretty good shooter. for those of you who watched the game against the wizards last night he was, to use slang,
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the president also joked about being in the prescence of a player of the greatest team of steve kerr, who was on the chicago bulls 1995- 96 championship squad. its still to come... why you may see more people wearing red today... plus...some iowa kids are being recognized as superheroes you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in west union, washburn, williamsburg and all of eastern iowa if you see a number of people there are many sides to basketball star an fashion icon russell westbrook. and with coverage in the middle of anywhere from u.s. cellular, he can find some new ones. like, farmer. russell's brussels. russell speaking. paleontologist. hashtag t-rex. park ranger. where am i? and t.v. spokesperson. that's my line. i got it. with u.s. cellular, you can do all the things you like,
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february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each. the media is going a little crazy. "sub-mageddon" with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems... enjoy all our classic footlongs
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wearing red today... it's not that valentine's day has come early... although it is a matter of the heart.. the american heart association has declared today "national wear red day" to raise women's awareness of their heart health. research has shown women are far more likely to call for help when they believe someone else is "women often put themselves last.. and when we look at the statistics that heart disease is the number one killer of all women - women need to put themselves first." signs of a heart attack in women can be subtle - and don't always involve chest pain. other symptoms include shortness of breath... pain the jaw and back... extreme fatigue... and nausea. superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. and as tommie clark shows us, one iowa hospital is declaring this the year of the superhero. baby laughing. and siouxland's children's miracle network at unitypoint together. our goal is to make a
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family spend one more day with director of children's miracle network at unity point health st. luke's, anne holmes. the schroeder family has their own little miracle. kayla had kaiden at 29 weeks. he weighed 1 pound, 7 ounces and "and he's doing really good, still some follow-up doctor appointments and we do some physical therapy and occupational therapy for development, but other than that he's a happy, moving kid that is just exploring life," said kaiden's mother, kayla schroeder. "he keeps us on our toes," added kaiden's father, ryan schroeder. local sponsors and donors who provide the muscle for the miracle network's mission were also recognized. and because of their donations,
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last year the hospital beat its goal of 340- thousand dollars. this year they hope to raise 400- thousand. still to come...animals make their super bowl picks. plus...ben stiller goes for the
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storm track seven meteorologist is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. here's the storm track 7 day changing to snow into monday. there could be some accumulation a zoo in iowa turns to a tiger to choose the winner of the super bowl. this is at the blank park zoo in des moines. misha was supposed to pick the winner of the game based on two boxes - a broncos box and a panthers box. misha sizes them up - then ends up going for the panthers box. knocking it over, and chewing it up. an aquarium in florida turning to manatees. two different manatees making their picks...one chose the broncos, the other went with the panthers. though -- the one that chose the
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before...and has been right eight out of nine times. ben stiller tries to set the world record for longest selfie stick. stiller took the photo with will ferrell, kristen wiig and other stars from the new zoolander movie at the london premiere. the selfie stick was almost 28 feet long. fans cheered as a guinness official certified the record. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. this is today in iowa."
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image of the university of iowa is suffering...at least according to a pollster the university hired. plus...new details about the state department and private email accounts. and this time -- we aren't talking about hillary clinton. and dramatic video of a mountain rescue. crews need a helicopter and a rope in order to get to him good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good friday morning. it's another morning with a spread of
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where we have the deeper snow pack is where the cooler temperatures are. 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 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, with a chance for light snow later this evening, and again as we head late into the weekend. i'll talk about that and changes in your temperatures coming up in just a few minutes. new this morning and our top
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this half hour...the public image of the university of iowa. a heavy-drinking school where sexual assault is too common. that's the warning the university received from a pollster it hired. this is a report the university received over a year ago but has refused to release. a university employee shared it with journalist. the pollster warned the university that those perceptions mean the school is losing credibility as a serious academic institution. a university spokesperson said the polling helped them with marketing strategies. a kwwl follow-up. the parents of the dubuque toddler who shot himself in the face by accident -- are facing 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
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dubuque. court documents show the 2-year-old shot himself in the face with a 45- caliber handgun that was kept in the house. a new sentence for an iowan who killed his three- year-old-cousin edgar concepcion jr., from charles city, was found guilty of banes in 2009. he was 14 at the time --and was sentenced a year later to life prison. however -- after an appeal -- he had to be re-sentenced. this week -- he was still given a life sentence -- but with the chance of parole this time. 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 crashed. 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 a developing story this morning... a united nations human right panel believes wikileaks found julian assange should be freed. the panel says assange has been quote "arbitrarily detained" by
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and sweden since december 2010. it says he should be not only be freed -- but should be entitled to compensation. britain plans to contest the ruling right now, two police officers are in the hospital -- after 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 cases, their condition is good" police say the suspect later 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. six people are found dead inside a home. police found the bodies of five adults and a child during a welfare check police are investigating the incident as a homicide but say there is no threat to the public. video shows an inmate escaping after being in court. using his clothes to hide
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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 "well the hope is that we go 15 the goal and i think that's achievable" it's the second time this same inmate has escaped. a new bridge connecting texas and mexico is now open. it's a 96-million dollar transportation project which broke ground in 2011. the hope is the bridge will increase international trade. today is a celebration of that it." according to mexico's presdient, more than a million people cross between the u-s and mexico...legally...ev eryday. 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
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tear at the conscience of everyone. u-n agencies asked for money to help support schools, shelters and jobs for refugees from syria's civil war. continuing coverage... it's been one year since we learned a big clue in the investigation into the deaths of lyric cook and elizabeth collins. this morning, investigators are still sking for help. hunters found the girls' bodies at seven bridges park in bremer county and one year ago, investigators said their killer likely knew the area well. investigators stress it's still important to call if you know anything about seven bridges parks. elizabeth's parents stay in touch with investigators and believe the killer will be found. "justice will be served. i do that." drew and heather collins believe the girls were killed the same day they were abducted. we have information for how to contact investigators with tips on our website, kwwl dot
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an a-t-v shoots off...without a driver. take a look at the security camera at huber's store in fort atkinson. the store's owner says someone was planning on taking the a-t-v out for a ride. but they lost control of the machine, and it went rogue. now do you believe in ghosts? a brother thats seen a spirit or something so what the heck! there's some minor damage to the siding of the store and the a-t-v, but luckily nobody was hurt. decision 2016 coverage this morning... bernie sanders and hillary clinton go one-on-one -- just days before the new hampshire primary. as tracie potts shows us, the democrats are turning up the heat. "enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it "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"
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candidate up here who does not have a superpac." they debated paying for campaigns... and paying for free college and free 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: get things done. their next debate is next thursday in wisconsin, after the primary. i'm tracie potts in sanders leads clinton in polls
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likely new hampshire voters. 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. one town is considering adopting a program which would allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms. the connecticut town looking at arming teachers in its only pre-k through eighth grade school. town selectmen voting to have the board of education look into a non- profit program which gives teachers 26 hours of violence response training. "i personally think that if it it should be on the professional weapons in the hands of teachers." the town is ruled by three selectmen, two voted in favor of this
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police in wisconsin say a bomb threat called into a sheriff's office appears to be tied to the controversial netflix series, "making a murderer." according to authorities, the person who called in the threat to the mantiowoc sheriff's office made a reference to "getting justice" for steven avery. his murder conviction is the centerpiece of the netflix series...which raises questions about whether sheriff's deputies planted evidence. authorities did not find any suspicious devices. "i can't say i'm totally surprised at it. i was hoping nothing like this would occur." an investigation is ongoing. c-v-s will start stocking a heroin overdose antidote in another state. narcan will be stocked in ohio. c-v-s already sells it in 15 this is the latest indication heroin has gone mainstream across america. narcan is a nasal spray used to reverse the effects heroin in the event of anoverdose. walgreens said that as of february 1st, narcan could be bought in its pharmacies without a prescription.
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center of a senate hearing in our nation's capitol. witness after witness begged the federal government to properly fund the indian health service. the omaha- winnebago hospital lost medicare funding because of problems that put patients in jeopardy. some say the budget cuts have led to patients' deaths. others blame poor management. "we have a nurse who can't properly adminiser a dopamine drip. we have an er where how to call a code blue. she says the hospital is plagued with mismanagement, fraud and abuse. new research shows the booster dose of the whooping cough vaccine ... provides only a short window of protection. the booster is recommended at age 11 or 12 a study of recent whooping cough outbreaks in california shows the booster does not give adequate protection against the illness. in fact, the vaccine was only moderately effective for one year ... and provided very little immunity after two or three years video now showing a dangerous rescue.
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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 or water -- the man only had minor injuries. talking a lot about the olympics. 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 and i just had the passion and the desire to get back in." this will be the first time in olympic history a south american country has hosted the games. rio beat out chicago, madrid and tokyo.
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dancing for 24- hours straight. it's all "for the kids" plus...iowa law enforcement is turning to a hockey team to help raise money to solve crimes. the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel is up next. "you're watching kwwl,
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 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
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will see a slight chance for a rain or snow shower. the better chance will come 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 dusting to less than a half inch. here are the current temperatures 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.
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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 be mostly cloudy, with 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, with a chance for light snow later this evening, and again as we head late into the weekend. temperatures tonight will be in the 20s. 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
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happy national weatherperson's day!!! tonight's "the big event" thousands of people will be up for 24-hours straight...and they aren't allowed to sit down. it's the 22nd annual university of iowa dance marathon. starting at seven tonight, dancers stand for 24-hours straight...to show support for the fight against pediatric cancer.
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not allowed to have caffeine. last year the event raised two million dollars. this year the goal is two-point- four million. its still to come... fighting crimes while watching hockey we'll tell you how the two relate...coming up in a live report. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page
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and deputies they're partnering with a sports team in the area to do so.. kwwls amanda gilbert joins us live at young arena in waterloo the cedar valley crime stoppers told me they've had a lot of success recently catching criminals.... and because of that they are low on funds... that's why they started a unique partnership with the waterloo blackhawks.... the two started a raffle... the raffle prizes are hockey jerseys.... each of the jerseys in the raffle represents a fallen officer or deputy... for example...deputies tim peterson and doug norton are two of the people being honored... each jersey has something on it to represent the officer or deputy it is in hoor of.... raffle tickets at the waterloo black
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announced on march 12 when waterloo plays against sioux city. we've got you covered live in waterloo, amanda gilbert, kwwl news. there's six jerseys: two for waterloo police, 2 for cedar falls police and the other two represent the black hawk county sheriff's office. national attention will soon return to iowa. not for political reasons...but for the college basketball. des moines will host the first and second rounds of the ncaa basketball tournament. it'll be hard to miss -- banners are going up around the city. weve done but a lot of the now is our time to shine > the tournament begins march 17th. today, we'll get a better sence of the economy the monthly jobs numbers will be released. these include the unemployment rate, average hourly earnings, and payrolls. the u-s job market strengthened at the end of 2015 - posting its good news for potential home
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mortgage buyer freddie mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to the lowest its been since april of last year. the average rate on a 15-year fixed- rate mortgage is also down. fire and burn hazards are prompting dollar general to recall about 27-thousand remote control construction truck toys. the store has received five reports of the toy's remote control overheating. no injuries have been reported. contact dollar general for a full refund. and we're nine days away from valenitne's day and we're learning spending...is going up. according to the national retail federation, people plan to spend nearly 150-dollars on their loved one this valentine's day. what's the most common gift people will be spending their money on? nearly half of the people surveyed responded...candy. it's xxx we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel next. time is now xxx
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developing overnight. a u-n panel says wikileaks founde julian assange should be freed...and potentiallt even compensated, britain says it will contest the decision, democratic presidential canidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders debate for the final time ahead of the new hampshire primary. sanders continued to call out clinton for taking money from wall street. she called it a quote "very artful smear" is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. chance for rain and snow late sunday, quickly changing to be blowing around with gusty thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back
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