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plus... surveillance video captures an armed robbery at an eastern iowa bakery. and f fr one group, art is the ticket to a better life. find out why coming up. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. the blizzard warning is still in
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and grundy counties with a winter weather advisory from tama through waterloo and new hampton and then for the northeastern part of the state not the main issue today, since the bulk of the snow has already tracked through and it didn't leave much. we will keep some showers off and on today, but roads are becoming partially to completely covered in the area... here is a look at one of the iowa dot cameras in the area.... and visibilities are down as some showers track through....the winds are the main problem today.. they are 15 to 30 mph right now with gusts up to 40 mph. temps are in the teens and low 20s and wind chills are starting to drop below zero. we will have a few snow showers but the blowing snow will stay the main problem. stick around, too. i'll have more on that in a few minutes.
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conditions. here's a live look at i-380 in black hawk county. new this morning...three people are in the hospital following a fire in cedar falls. it happened just before 11:45 last night at a mobile home park along union road. firefighters rescued a five- year-old girl, a three-year-old boy and their mother from the home. at last check -- the children were doing well. the mother had serious smoke inhalataion. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a man is arrested after allegedly setting off a hospital's sprinkler system and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage. douglas hala is facing criminal mischeif charges. he's accused of tampering with the sprinkler system at covenant medical center.
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other areas of the hospital. this all happened on the mental health floor... "our staff came in, we were in the middle of shift change, so we had extra staff and we called in more to help us with that room change" the damage is estimated at ten- thousand dollars. police say hala was a patient at the hospital. according to court records -- he was arrested last year for allegedly threatening a nurse at the same hospital. an iowa police officer is recovering after being shot in the leg. it happened saturday morning in sioux city. officers were following up on a number of robberies and burgrgries. inside an apartment-- an 18- year-old shot and injured a police officer. the officer was treated and released. one person was arrested. he remains behind bars this morning. police are looking for a man involved in an armed robbery at a mexican bakery. it happened saturday night in iowa city. as kwwl's kristin rogers tells us, the owner lost 50- thousand dollars in a matter of minutes. surveillence video from saturday night inside of
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seen walking up to the cashier and leading her in to a back room meanwhile customers at the time back up and appear nervous. in the other room cameras show the cashier being forced along with a gun to her back, as was taken. (cg: kristin rogers) "the owners tell me they didn't have doing now." as we spoke to the owner of acapulco mexican bakery) "it's very unsettling for us because he already came in with the tell me leads her to believe this was pre- planned. the owner tells me the man was so covered up, they weren't able to get much of a discription. (cg: maria gonzalez) "he had a bandana over his face, white bandana over his face." so she asking anyone
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the 50 thousand dollars in just one setting. it wasn't money store had and stufff like that so, please help us get this person so we can get back to our regular lives." crimestoppers is offering one thousand dollars for any information that leads to an arrest. everyone is okay after this fire in eldridge. crews were called out sunday afternoon. no one was home, and firefighters say it could have been much worse... "a passerby was coming by this actually came back -- and when i arrived on scene he was extinguishing the small fire." firefighters believe this was an electrical fire. divers will continue a search off the southern california coast today. they're looking for wreckage from two small planes that collididd last
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authorities say two bodies were found while searching for the planes over the weekend -- more than 100-feet below the ocean surface. one man dies in a race in which runners could also eat krispy kreme doughnuts. people were challenged to run five miles while eating 12 doughnuts in an hour. the north carolina man stepped out during the first mile and reported having chest pains. he was taken to the hospital, "it's kind of a shock to me. that happening. so it's a little scary." the krispy kreme challenge is a student-led, charity-based run that supports the north carolina children's hospital. decision 2016. the new hampshire primary is just a day away, and presidential candidates are in that state campaigning before the big day. senator ted cruz spoke to a standing-room only crowd...one of the biggest crowds he's seen in new hampshire. one topic he hit...the idea of
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dangerous. and the idea that we would draft our daughters to immoral and if i am president, we ain't doing it." cruz has two young daughters, who, he says "are capable of democratic presidential candidate bernie sanderssspent sunday campaigning in new hampshire. he spent a lot of "lately i have been lectured on foreign policy. the most important policy issue in the clinton was wrong." he criticized his opponents who take super c funding, saying it distracts from the issues important to those
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an 18-year-old first time voter cries when she meets her political hero. that's senator marco rubio. he gave the teen a hug whwhle shaking hands with the crowd at his new hampmphire rally... "it's like how i felt about one direction three years ago." she was one of 115 students from her high school in new hampshire campaigning for the florida senator. in new hampshire.. a voter tells hillary clinton her daughter didn't want clinton to become president because she wants to be the first woman to become president. you know what -- i think i'll make it easier for you. because the glass ceilng" the new hampshire primary is tomorrow. the denver broncos are the super bowl 50 champions after beating the carolina panthers. m-v-p von miller and the defense
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land. the final score: 24 to 10. but the lingering question after the game was quarterback peyton manning's possible retirement. he didn't say for sure if this was his last rodeo, but said he was looking forward to celebrating the win with friends and family.. hundreds of fans took to the streets of downtown denver to celebrate the victory. traffic was backed up for miles --dozens of police officers were on patrol to keep the celebration under control. but the broncos fans showed their excitement by cheering and even running in the street to high five drivers. a victory parade will be held tomorrow. as everybody knows, art can be uplifting. and for a group of people who are homeless or living with disabilities, it's their own art that's providing a ticket to a better life. it's all thanks to a program that helps them and others see the possible. (nat of admirers looking artist scott bennett discussed his work with several admirers. (nats of scott talking like if i did a starburst pattern on the center of the page. across the room artist
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so this is kind of what energizes me, what makes me feel gallery in cambridge massachusetts is notable for one very important reason. each artist is either homeless or disabled. (hs question) when this opened up, and you came in and you saw your stuff up on the wall, what was it like? ( kz) i walked in and i see this first thing i see when i walk in the door and i was just like she's battled depression anxiety and alcohol abuse. she used to sell her art from a blanket in boston common. (harry)you're not on the blanket anymore. (kz) nope. the art speaks volumes. giving voice to a choir of contributors whose work would otherwise go unnoticed but this is not an altruistic enterprise. this is a business. because that is the ultimate dignity. liz powers is the ceo and founder of art lifting.she been working with the homeless for nine years. i think my main goal is to give people their first break because they haven't had a break. artlifting markets the art and splits the proceeds with the artists just like in a gallery.
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shelter when someone told him about liz. drawing since he was a kid art was about all he had left. it's turned into more than i expected scott has housing now and hope for the future. just realizing the talents that's often ignored. art ccn inspire us, for a growing number of homeless and disabled its providing them shelter. harry smith..nbc news cambridge massachusetts it's coming up on today in
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with valentine's day just days away, love is in the air. but your sweetie may be keeping a secret, and it's not about a lover. we're talking financially. plus... a young eastern iowa girl battling the odds now has the comfort of a new room. roads are becoming snow covered in many areas, not necessarily due to falling snow, but because of strong winds that will continue today. i'll have the details coming up. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7
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(vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the
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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: strong winds will keep blowing and drifting snow a concern over the viewing area. the winds will also bring in some pretty cold air that will stick with us. right now... the worst
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through northeast iowa... blizzard warning continues for grundy and butler counties with tama to new hampton (including waterloo) and then oelwein to elkader northward in a winter weather advisory, both until 6 this evening. a few snow showers will continue to track through the area today, but we are not expecting much snowfall... however, as they do track through, they will reduce
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drifting problems in the north and west where there is more snow on the ground to blow around... the snow plow cams are showing some of those areas this morning... mostly west. stormtrack7 live weather network will show shaking cameras all day with strong colder, too. we are in the teens with a few 20s in the southern counties... a good 15 to 25 degrees colder than this point yesterday morning.
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to 30 mph (some higher) with gusts to 40 top 50 mph at times this morning. winds will stay strong today with a slight weakening tonight before picking up again tomorrow. while we will have some snow showers continuing, the main threat is the winds.... and that won't really change since things are starting to stall in their track across the nation. we will also get colder... highs today will only be in the 20s at in the teens at best. we stay in iowa.... we've heard about the dangers of drones. but one group is hoping to teach
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positive impact on society. plus... the votes are in: a zoo's baby polar bear finally has a name. we'll tell you what that is coming up. stay with k-w-w-l, we've got you
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millions of americans are hiding a financial secret from their significant other. a recent study finds 13 million
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credit card account from their live-in spouse, partner or significant other. the study found that's not the only financial secret being kept. more than 40- percent have spent more than 100 bucks without their spouse or partner's knowledge. now to a drone exhibition in dubai. organizers say drones have gotten a bad rap so they wanted to show off the technology at this event. some people brought their children to encourage a love of science and technology. electronics the applications are quite hard to relate to for accident they can relate to so that's what makes this good for kids to attend." the winner of the top prize was one-thousand projects submitted from 165 countries around the world. an eastern iowa girl with a life- threatening illness gets a bedroom makeover. volunteers came together to make her dream come true. they're bringing in new furniture, wall decor and lighting.
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genetic disorder. so her bedroom was made over...in hopes of bringing her provide just that unique space that they can retreat to, so when they're not feeling good or recovering from treatment or surgeries...at least enjoy the space they're in." the bedroom makeover was provided by the non-profit, special spaces. camdyn's room is the 9th one made over in dubuque. the votes are in. the columbus zoo's baby polar bear officially has a name: it's nora! the name was chosen in a public online vote, which attracted participants from 115 counties. nora is a combination of her parents' names. she was born on november 6-th. it's coming up on today
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iowa.... how long could you talk? a radio sets out to beat a world record
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broken the guinness world record for the longest talk show... this happened in jordan.
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hours straight. they interviewed hundreds of guests over the course of the three day show. a guinness world records representative was on hand to give the hosts their official certificate. the previous record was 60 hours. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. few snow showers today but mostly blowing and drifting with strong winds today and even into tomorrow. cold weather will stick around for the week with highs only in the low to mid teens tomorrow through saturday. wind chills will be around -20 tonight and
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now on today in iowa: the focus is on new hampshire, but the work is not done in iowa. an results. plus -- a leopard doesn't change its spots -- but one school hopes it changes its location at least. a big cat shows up on school grounds. and defense dominates the super bowl. the broncos take down the panthers -- and peyton manning now has his second ring. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is
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now with your storm track seven forecast. the blizzard warning is still in effect for butler and grundy counties with a winter weather advisory from tama through waterloo and new hampton and then for the northeastern part of the state until 6 this evening. these are the areas that will see the most travel hazards. falling snow is not the main issue today, since the bulk of the snow has already
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and it didn't leave much. we will keep some showers off and on today, but roads are becoming partially to completely covered in the area... here is a look at one of the iowa dot cameras in the area.... and today.. they are 15 to 30 mph i'll have more on that in a few minutes. new this morning: a fire in cedar falls leaves three people in the hospital. crews were caleld around 11-45 last night to a mobile home park on union road. firefighters rescued a five- year-old girl, a three-year-old boy and their mother from the home. at last check -- the children were doing well. the mother had serious smoke inhalataion. we don't know yet what started the fire. investigators are still looking into it. several schools are running two
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will be tough to see out there. the wind is the big problem -- blowing snow all over the place. it's showing pretty hard right now.... but the wind is what is most noticeable about this storm... i'm going to step out of the way so you can get a better look... this is behind the unidome in cedar falls... you can see the wind moving the snow thag is falling and that was ready on the ground across the flat surface.... driving is going to be a major concern this morning.... even just driving here on the highway it was hard to see at some points. we've got you covered live in cedar falls... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. there have been some cancellations
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morning.... you can see those at our website at kwwl dot com. we're just a day away from the next big step in the race for the white house. the key players are trying to lower the expectations. republicans -- like jeb bush -- say their campaigns will go on -- no matter what happens. tracie potts has a preview of the new hampshire primary. trudging through snow... wet alleys... up stairs... and literally pounding the pavement we caught up with hillary clinton's team trying to make up her double-digit deficit here. "people here that we've knocked on doors they really haven't made up their minds." the indecision... even worse for republicans. "we have to win this election, we have to. if you vote for me, it you nominate me, we will win this election." more than 4 in 10 republicans told
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could still change their minds. "people are looking for people to make decisions and they're trying to analyze who's the best person to make those republicans here: trump voters. "i don't need your money - i vote!" "i feel like he's real, you know?" ted cruz - now polling third here - slammed other republicans for saying yes to women registering for selective service. " i was right on that issue, hillary clinton was wrong!" tomorrow, the voters decide. that umass daily tracking poll also showed democrats overall are much less likely to change their vote. in a kwwl caucus follow-up this morning: hillary clinton did not win iowa by much. her margin of victory is even
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the iowa democratic party says it found mistakes in five precincts it double checked. the new numbers bring sanders even closer. for now, clinton has 49-point-8 percent. sanders 49-point- 6. a precinct in poweshiek county was among those with a mistake. the sanders campaign is doing its own review of the results. last week, they told kwwl they had found several discrepancies. clinton and sanders will debate next month in flint, michigan. the democratic national committee made that announcement over the weekend. flint has been in the national spotlight after we learned the water supply has been contaminated with lead for months. the debate will happen in march -- two days before the michigan and mississippi primaries. clinton takes a break from campaigning in new hampshire to visit flint. she says the mayor invited her to church. clinton says clean water should not be considered a luxury... unacceptable or wrong, though it the children in any other part of america."
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approve 200 million dollars in emergency aid for flint. there's a lot on the table as italy's president comes to the white house today. they'll be talking about their efforts against isis, economic developments in europe, and trans- atlantic trade. they also might talk about syria's civil war. pope francis is making a public plea for help -- for victims of the war there. he's calling on the international community to revive negotiations to end the war that started five ago. the latest round of peace talks have stalled. north korea claims it has launched a satellite into orbit. however, it's widely believed to be a cover for a long-range missile test. this all comes about a month after north korea claimed to successfully test a hydrogen bomb. the reaction from the u-s, japan and south korea has been swift and unanimous. all three are condemning the rocket launch by north korea.
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waste time. its security council held an emergency meeting about north korea. the u-s ambassador to the u-n says nobody is fooled by "the launches themselves are advancing north korea's capacity to advance its nuclear weapons program. the ambassador says president obama spoke with china's president -- and they agreed on a strong and united response. in taiwan -- 24 people have now died because of an earthquake. rescue crews are still searching for any survivors after a high-rise apartment building collapsed. more than 100 people are still missing. here's some good news. a six-month-old girl was rescued yesterday after spending 30 hours under the debris. shots are fired in a crowded nightclub -- leaving two dead -- and many others hurt. it all happened early sunday morning in orlando. three-hundred people were in the club at the time. several people are in the
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investigators believe three people fired the shots. a mardi gras parade comes to a tragic end in mississippi. two people were shot and trying to sort out and find out people fleeing the scene. and again, there were thousands of people on the streets leaving." four others were hurt. police say no one's been arrested. today -- new policies go into collapse. one person was killed and three others hurt in new york on friday. new york's mayor announced new restrictions to improve safety... including a strict policy about working in the wind. the penalty will go up for engineers who fail to make a site safe during a wind advisory. even if it is a forecast in advance, we are going to require that the cranes be put into that secure mode." a new policy for sidewalk safety is also in place.
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what a sight in south carolina. crews use dynamite to bring down two smoke stacks. they were the last things standing -- after an old coal mine was demolished. students will be talking about this school visitor for a long time. a leopard was spotted inside this school in india. the people there don't know how it got inside -- but they hope it never comes back. it took time to capture it -- and at least four people got hurt. in the u-s -- many fans were rooting for a different cat. the panthers. as jay gray tells us -- super bowl 50 had fireworks, fly overs and some sloppy football. "the whole atmosphere everybody around i mean it's and then ... the lady did.. the broncos opened the game with a long drive and field
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first.. the panthers got on track to start the second quarter.. cutting the lead to just three.. both teams gave the ball away before half- time.. a long punt return led to another denver field goal.. giving the broncos a 13-to-7 lead at the half.. bruno mars and beyonce joining the show.. in the 2nd half, the teams traded field goals, but late in the 4th quarter with the panthers trailing by six, the panthers turned the ball over, their fourth of the game. the result...a broncos td that secured a third broncos manning. "and as the celebration
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very clear that a driving force for these players in the super bowl win was to make sure their leader the sheriff had one final championship ride." "it's just a blessing from god super bowl you know we definitely want to send him out the right way." manning says he'll take a little time to enjoy this win and talk with his family before deciding his future. jay gray nbc news santa clara we still have a lot to get to this morning: speaking of the super bowl. what about the commercials? which ads will people talk about the most this morning? final
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least for a while. roads are becoming snow covered in many areas, not necessarily due to falling snow, but because of strong winds that will
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head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles than anyone...
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i'll have the details coming up. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "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
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strong winds will keep blowing and drifting snow a concern over the viewing area. the winds will also bring in some pretty cold air that will stick with us. right now... the worst areas of travel will be central through northeast iowa... blizzard warning continues for grundy and butler counties with tama to new hampton (including waterloo) and then oelwein to elkader northward in a winter weather advisory, both until 6 this evening. a few snow showers will continue to track through the area today, but we are not expecting much snowfall... however, as they do track through, they will reduce visibilities. mainly we will have blowing and drifting problems in the north
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there is more snow on the ground to blow around... the snow plow cams are showing some of those areas this morning... mostly west. stormtrack7 live weather network will show shaking cameras all day with strong winds... the temps will be colder, too. we are in the teens with a few 20s in the southern counties... a good 15 to 25 degrees colder than this point yesterday morning. winds are 15 to 30 mph (some higher) with gusts to 40 top 50 mph at times this morning. winds will stay strong today with a slight weakening tonight before picking up again tomorrow. while we will have some snow showers continuing, the main threat is the winds.... and that won't really change
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starting to stall in their track across the nation. we will also get colder... highs today will only be in the 20s at best.. and we may already seen them with a lot of teens taking over for tomorrow... and much of the week. we will have strong winds today with gusts to 40 mph at times. a few snow showers but blowing and drifting will be the main problem. winds and cold tonight and tomorrow. lows tonight will be in the single digits and teens with chills to -20... and highs tomorrow only in the teens at best. we stay cold all week.. wind chills could drop to -25 on wednesday morning.
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another big win in the big ten for iowa. highlights of the hawkeyes next... plus, how high will they go later today when the new rankings are released? you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in lone tree, lisbon, jesup and all of eastern iowa
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iowa will move closer to the top
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some writers have already said they're voting the hawkeyes number one -- but others have them at three or four. yesterday, the hawks hoping to hold on to sole possession of first place at a place that hasn't been kind to them over the years. iowa at illinois. in the second half -- peter jok on both ends of the floor -- iowa wins again -- 77 to 65. they're 10 and 1 in the big ten and go to indiana on thursday. more reason to be pumped up -- before you fill up. gas prices keep dropping. across the country, prices are down eight cents over the past two weeks. they now average 1-82 a gallon in the u.s. analysts say they could keep dropping if oil prices continue in iowa right now are in ankeny -- 1-26 a gallon. if you're a chocolate lover -- portugal -- was the place to be over the weekend.
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around the world were featured at this festival. about 30- thousand people showed up -- and they did not leave disappointed. not sure how much chocolate will be left for valentine's day. as always food is a focus of super bowl commercials -- like this doritos ad. it seems as though advertisers kept things upbeat last night. this ultrasound commercial was rated as one of the best by yahoo sports -- along with avacados in space and puppy monkey baby. what was your favorite -- or least favorite commercial? let us know on our kwwl facebook page this morning. it's you're watching today in iowa on k- w-w-l.
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forecast. few snow showers today but mostly blowing and drifting with strong winds today and even into tomorrow. cold weather will stick around for the week with highs only in the low to mid teens tomorrow through saturday. wind chills will be around -20
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story overnight. firefighters are called to the same home twice...and this morning three people are in the hospital. plus...there's no crying in politics. unless...you get a hug from your
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