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mother out- she was near the front while the children were towards the back of the home, avery was in the bathroom. "i thought it might be a little more cold in there to protect me from the hotness of the fire." knowing to stay low and find somewhere not as smokey...def helped her have the results she had. and those results turned into this..a happy meeting between the children and their heros. in our line of work we see people on their worst day and career guys have that interaction goodoutcome and they come backckand see you. it's just nice to know that what we did make a difference.. the fire department is
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family- anything from clothes to toys..to furniture. and they say you can just drop off your donations at the station in cedar falls...whenever. anything helps. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. firefighters say they believe the children's motherrill be released from the university of iowa hospitals and clinics very soon. snow expected overnight and into tomorrow. storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg is tracking snow. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. stormtrack 7 weather team: the looking forward to some warm weather and it looks like this week might be that chance. high temperatures reach the 40s thursday and remain there each day through
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everyone involved in a 30-car
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three people were hurt in the pile-up in cedar county yesterday... investigators say traffic was backed up on interstate 80 for hours... iowa state patrol deputies tell us those who were injured are expected to be okay. an iowa state campus bus driver... pleads not guilty in a deadly hi and run. benjamin clague faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death - he entered a written plea this morning. the victim -- urbana native emmalee jacobs -- was a freshman at iowa state. she died at the scene in december. police used video from cyride buses as part of the investigation. a 19-year-old dies after falling off of a moving truck. it happened on dutch hollow road near potosi wisconsin. investigators say kyle vosberg set the cruise control on a truck at 30 miles an hour, got out and tried to stand on the running board as the truck was moving. deputies say vosberg slipped and fell from the truck. he was flown to the university of iowa hospitals and clinics
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campaign trail - the debate rages -- who will replace supreee court justic antonin scaliaa justice scalia died over the weekend at this texas ranch. he was 79 years old. sclia is remembered as a staunch conservative on a court divided over the years. as brian mooar reports - republicans and democrats are at odds about whether the president scalia's successor. it's at war over his replacement - and whether it's president obbma's choice to judiciary committee :12-:18) "this countrr has not gone with democrats are outraged by senate majority leader mitch mcconnell's declaration he won't consider a nomination until the next president takes office ... campaign trail. (sot hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidae :31-:39) "the senate has a duty to consider that and to decide whether r not to confirm whoever the president nominates. presidential candidate :40-:44) "i'm not saying that obama shouldn't do it. i'm just saying
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allow ix to happen." republicans are vowing to make this election a referendum on how the next (sot sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate :51-:55) "we were reminded saturday evening by an untimely death of what the stakes are in this "we are one justice away from losing our fundamental rights in this country." but not everyone's comfortable with this fight. (sot gov. john kasich / (r) presidential candidate 1:04- 1:08) "scalia dies and one second after he's dead they already starting fighting about politics." politics - but both sides agree on the stakes - a seat come. bban mooar nbc news washington. as president obama looks to
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justice scalia recent reports show an astern iowa ciiuit court judge is on the short list. jane kelly sits as a federal court of appeals judge in cedar rapids. she's been mentioned as a possible nomination. kwwls olivia mancino joins us live to tell us what this means for eastern iowa the overwhelming majority of supreme court justices right now are from the east coast-- if jane kelly y ere to be nominated by president obama and confirmed by the senate, she would diversify the supreme court-- at least geographically. kelly has been mentioned in the news many times-- notably iithe early 2000s when someone attacked her while she was jogging on a cedar rapids trail her attacker has still never been fond, but her professional life has moved forward. after serving many years as a public defender, kelly was appointed to the circuit court of appeals in 2013-- experts say if appointed to the supreme court, she'd bring an interesting background to the table. "to have someone who has
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i couldnt tell you the last time someone who was on the court had that kind of experience" if she is appointed, peters says it wouldn't necessarily have any direct benefits to iowa, but would certainly come as a source of pride for the state this is the first time in a very long time there has been a divided government for a prpridential nomination-- obama's last two nominations he was mirrored by a democratic senate, so it'll be interesting to see where things go from here back to you this will be president obama's third presidential nomination coming up... a 72- year-old man is found dead after a fire in his home. his wife is taken to the hospital. and... a children's hospital is hit i an air strikekein what humanitaaian groups says was a "deliberate attack" that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your fulllorecast next. and when you see news - or if
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--------- "now your storm track 7 weather and it looks like this week might be that chance. high temperatures reach the 40s thursday and remain there each day through the weekend. the sky remains cloudy tonight with a light snow shower or flurries after midnight into tuesday morning. clouds linger through tuesday night then clear by noon wednesday. many are looking forward to some warm weather and it looks like this week might be that chance. high temperatures reach the 40s thursday and
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the sky remains cloudy tonight with a light snow shower or flurries after midnight into tuesday morning. clouds linger through tuesday night then clear by noon wednesday. many are looking forward some warm weather and it looks like this week might be that chance. high temperatures reach the 40s thursday and remain there each day through the weekend. the sky remains cloudy tonight with a light snow shower or flurries after midnight into
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clear by noon wednesday. many are looking forward to some warm weather and it looks like this week might be that chance. high temperat5res reach the 40s thursday and remain there each day through the weekend. with a light snow shower or flurries after midnight into tuesday morning. clouds linger through tuesday night then clear by noon wednesday. many are looking forward to some warm weaththr and it looks
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that chance. high temperatures reach the 40s thursday and remain there each day through the weekend. coming up... a 72-year-old man dies after a fire at his home... his wife is taken to the hospital. then the pope says mass to thousabds in a sports arena. at message is he preaching? you'reeatching kwwl. we've got you covered in vinton, shellsburg, garrison and all of eastern iowa --------- ---------
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a man dies after his mobile home catctces fire thissorning. ronald jacobs and his wife karen were inside at the time, ronald was 72. it happened just after 7-30 this morning in the 3700 block of th avenue sw-- in cedarapids. kwwl's kristin rogers was on scene this morning, she joins us live. it's a very sad day here, a life lost and a home is nearly
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neighbors tell me ronald and karen lived in this neighborhood for about years and ronald had just all but overcome cancererat the time of the fire. a life lost and a home is nearly for about 50 years and ronald had just all but not a lot of damage can be seen from the outside of the home but remnants of what turned out to be a deadly fire can be seen through soot above window after wiow and on doors , those who saw the fire say from the outside said they mostly noticed a lot of smoke, others down the street didn't even know there had been a fire here. both ronald and karen were taken out of the home by the fire dead at the scene, he was 72. the fire department tells us the home has extensive fire and smoke damage but they were able to prevent it from spreading to any nearby homes, by putting id out cedar rapids, kristin rogers...kwwl news. the fire department tells us
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couple had working fire alarms in their home at the time of the fire. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... a childrens hospital and a school bombed in syria - who is to blame for the attack. and... a proposed law would mean you'd have to swear on the bible out what it is. --------- -------- --------- ---------
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school and children's hospital. it happened in a syrian border town near turkey. a human rights group in syria says the attack was carried out by russian warplanes- missiles hit a doctor withtout borders hospital, a school and other locations. among the dead are three children and onnpregnant woman. pope francis says mass for a crowd of thousands while in mexico today. the pontif continued his trip through mexico...he arrivedonn fridayay todd he held an outdoor mass inside a large public sports arena where thousands sat in - he focused his message on the widely indigiunous community in mexico - and did readings and songs in three different indigenous languagess bullying is a big problem -- but now with social media -- it's like
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that's why three teenage girls from dubuque are doing something ababut it. erin scott, alexis lonning and katherine engelken created a website to help victims of cyberbullying. the girls say it's a big problem -- it happens to everybody. "we feel that websites are a great way to reach people reach people, its not somewhere they have to come to your school or see your presentation. anyone can see it, any time they want." the website features stats on online bullying, tips to help...also a video the girls created. tonight at six...we'll give you a closer look at that video. a lawmaker in kentucky proposes a bill that would create some hoops for men to jump through before they get a agra prescriptioio. men wanting the drug would have to swear on a bible that they were married, have at least two
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visits and a letter from their wife that proves they need the erectile dysfunction bill. the lawmaker admits it has no chance of passing - but she's trying to make a point thathe governmentt filming starts today for the next edition of the star wars saga... the next installment in the series started filming in the united kingdom todayy.. harrison ford, mark hamill and carrie - new to the cast, benicio del toro and laura dern. the movie will be released in december 2017. here's a live ook at the waterloo skycam - you'll see the flag on top of the black's building is at half staff to honor the late antonin scalia. when we come b we don't just serve any fish sandwich at culver's. we serve wild-caught, north atntic cod.
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full of flavorful nutrients, and that comes through in the fish. this is the way we ship it to your restaurants. it's not pre-breaded. so not onlnldo we use the highght quality cod, but we still hand-batter it the old-fashioned way. that's remarkable. and we think we get the best fish filet sandwich because of that. this is the best fish sandwich in america.
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at six... a new restaurant is opening in eastern iowa.. and these high excited. storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has a final look at your forecast. thanks for watching the kwwl news at five.
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we want remind you, we're lways on" with news and weather when you want it, on kwwl-dot-com. tonight, supreme war. the death of justice scalia prompting a high-stakes showdown. the president vows to nominate a successor. republicans refuse to even consider it. major issues left hanging in the balance. facing trump's fury.
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ththatening to sue ted cruz and taking aim at george w. bush over 9/11. trump's risky attack as the former president hits the trail. hospital bombing. a new horror in syria. medical facilitiesnd schools arerehit. children are killed. a massive storm from louisiana to maine. snow and ice in the north. a tornado outbreak hit the south. and heartburn alert. new cononrns about prescription meds millions take to treat it linked to kidney disease, now linked to an increase risk of dementia. "nightly news" begins right now. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this the "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. good evening. in an election year alreadyy fraught withh improbable plot twists and drama now this. the ideological balance of the u.s. supreme court suddenly in limbo. tonight there's late word on who president obama might be

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