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got you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa: new information about the man accused of murdering two iowa officers. find out what a judge ordered him to do this week -- before the officers were shot. plus -- a construction update. drivers will have to j again on university avenue. and voters have only a few days left to make up their minds. this morning, a look at one of i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. eileen on camera
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for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: some light fog may affect your morning commute this morning, but we don't have too many problems being reported out there. skies are clear and should stay that way all day. temperatures are mainly in the 40s, but we have a few 30s showing up this morning. winds are less than 10 mph but will pick up from the day. that, along with plenty of sunshine, will help push temperatures back into the mid to upper 60s this afternoon. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. than 10 mph but will pick up from the southwest today and stay around that 10 mph range much of the this morning -- we're learning more about the man accused of murdering two iowa police officers -- in an ambush attack. a judge had ordered scott greene to move out of his mom's
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shootings. greene was having serious money problems. this week, a judge said he had physically hit and exploited his mother financially. he was told to return 10-thousand dollars to her. all of this happening hours before two police officers were shot to death in central iowa. a gun found by a search dog in the woods is believed to be the weapon used. des moines police say no person would've found the gun. it's another key piece of evidence in their investigation. whap calculated murder of two law- someone wants to argue that reality with me, my office is two doors down." hours after the shootings on wednesday morning -- greene turned himself in to a dnr officer on a gravel road in dallas county. he was taken to the hospital to be treated. he was released yesterday -- and was
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handcuffs that belonged to the officers who were murdered. he's now in polk county jail...and facing two counts of first degree murder funeral arrangements are now set. des moines sergeant tony beminio -- who graduated from iowa city west -- will be laid to rest on monday in west des moines. the funeral for urbandale officer justin martin will be on tuesday in his hometown of rockwell city -- that's about 75 miles northwest of demo the tragedy is affecting people all over eastern iowa.. cedar falls third grade teacher kelly sullivan says when she woke up and heard the news the other friend... an officer who usually works the night shift in des moines.... "and i heard back from him almost right away. i was so sad. i was devastated. their courage and commitment to their job is amazing, and it's so important to honor what they do
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about the importance of respecting and honoring police. together... her class made posters with blue lines to show respect the policemen even if they aren't even in our city." "they just got shot for no reason, and i don't know why he shot the police officers but it made me mad." "we back the blue" "we support the blue line." picture of her students standing together with their posters. she sent it to her friend in des moines. he said he loved it and it really touched him. continuing coverage this morning: two people have died -- and three others have serious injuries after a crash in linn county. it happened near county home and north troy roads yesterday afternoon.
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car were waiting to make turn when they were both rear-ended by a different truck. the victims' names are not being released at this time. a world series celebration leaves one person in the hospital. this video is from iowa city -- not long after the cubs won the world series wednesday. to the right -- you can see a man hanging from a light pole. he would then fall. we're not showing you that part "i was with my girlfriend and a family and it's hard not to be." this morning, there's no word on how he's doing. three arrests are made after a hold- up at a domino's pizza in iowa city. police say two people with guns went into the restaurant early yesterday morning. four people were locked in a cooler. no one was hurt. police say they've taken these three into custody. all three are facing charges of
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former police officer accused of shooting an unarmed man. michael slager is charged with shooting and killed walter scott. he shot him eight times after scott ran during a traffic stop. slager faces between 30 years and life in prison if he's convicted of murder. election say is just four days from now. this morning, we're taking a deeper look at another big race in eastern iowa. senate district 32 covers bremer, buchanan, southern fayette, and northern and eastern black hawk counties. the incumbent -- is the democratic senator brian schoenjahn. his challenger -- republican craig johnson. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh tells us more about their campaigns. both candidates for senate disitrict 32 put incumbent democratic candidate brian schoenjahn- a former teacher himself-says he knows the value of a proper education. "that is the way iowa has always operated, our priority opponent-candidate craig johnson puts just as much priority on education but wants to scale back
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another pressing issue for both candidates? mental health services in the state of iowa. senator schoenjahn noting concern over the recent closure of mental health institutes. two of four remaining in the state of iowa-one being in his district of indepndence. "we have two bed per 100,00 people and half those beds are full of inmates." "we can no longer allow our county jails to become the de-facto mental of mental would do everyhting i can to fund those services and keep them going." johnson also promising to bring his business experience as the executive director of heartland acres to the table to create jobs. "i think government's role in generating businesses to allow businesses to be creative and get people hired and put them to work." and another issue johnson feels government should scale back on? gun control.
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knowing how to correctly handle weapons and being trained senate- wants to focus on water with our great agricultural partners, our farmers. and they've been ready to go with these projects. and we just haven't had the money to fund that." in senate district 32, elizabeth amanieh news seven kwwl. schoenjahn was the mayoo also taught at starmont for more than 30 years. johnson was born and raised in independence and has been the executive director of heartland acres. wells fargo's legal mess just got worse. the bank is now being investigated by the powerful securities and exchange commission. the s-e-c has joined the ranks of other government agencies looking at wells fargo. the bank is accused of creating as many as two million fake
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asked the s-e-c to look into whether wells fargo violated whistleblower protection laws. construction is moving along for university avenue in cedar falls. grove street to mcclain drive are being included in the work as early as monday. new water mains will be installed. traffic will shift. expect lane closures for three to four weeks...and all of this can change as the weather does. much more ahead on today in iowa: was organized -- teddy roosevelt was president. cub fans all over the world will be watching what happens today in the windy city. plus as the cubs delivered a championship, an eastern iowa mother delivered the newest cub fan. he could not wait. "now your storm track 7
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
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vernon: 'r they get up early, get the kids to school, and get to work. but too often, washington stacks the deck against us. we need to build an economy that works for the middle class. instead of giving breaks to big business, we need to cut taxes for the middle class and small business. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message
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meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. 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: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras may catch some light fog this morning, but will be mainly showing warm.. and let's repeat that this weekend. it is still mild... temps in the mid 30s to mid 40s this morning with the same story across the state. winds are light as high pressure sits right over us, but we will have those winds more from the south and southwest today at around 10 mph this afternoon. not a lot going on in the region right now, other than sunny and warm conditions. a weak
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few extra clouds on sunday, but it looks pretty quiet through the weekend. and warm... highs in the 60s and 70s today with almost exactly the same temps tomorrow. we will be in the mid to upper 60s today with sunny skies and southwest winds around 10 mph. areas of fog are possible tonight with lows in the mid 40s.. and right back into the mid to upper 60s tomorrow with, you guessed it, more sunshine. remember to turn your clocks back an hour saturday night an end. a few showers may be squeezed out on monday and monday night, but we are mainly dry through the middle of next week. we stay mild, too. southwest today at around 10 mph
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the region right now, other than sunny and warm conditions. a weak trough to the west may bring a few extra clouds on sunday, but it looks weekend. and warm... highs in the 60s and 70s today with almost exactly the same temps tomorrow. we will be in the mid to upper 60s today with sunny skies and southwest winds around 10 mph. areas of fog are possible tonight with lows in the mid 40s.. and right back into the mid to upper 60s tomorrow with, you guessed it, more sunshine. remember to turn your clocks back an hour saturday night as daylight saving time comes to an end. a few showers may be squeezed out on monday and
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still to come this morning: cub fans have been saving up for this day... for years. a victory parade to honor the world series champs will start in a matter of hours. plus the cyclones keep it close... but can they close the deal and knocked off a ranked team? we'll have the highlights. vernon: they're like a lot of iowans -- and get to work. but too often, washington stacks the deck against us. we need to build an economy that works for the middle class. instead of giving breaks to big business, we need to cut taxes for the middle class and small business. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message
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take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back the republican special interest agenda-- he's campaigning on it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise social security's retirement age. so if you care about a secure retirement, listen to rod blum: he's putting your security at risk. women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising. morning. the cubs -- and their fans -- are still celebrating wednesday's world series victory -- the team's first since 1908. a victory parade starts at 10 when the team leaves wrigley field. they'll end up at grant park around noon for a rally. last year -- about two million people showed up to celebrate the blackhawks winning the stanley
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it's safe to say the crowds will be larger to honor the cubs after they ended their 108-year drought. we're getting a live look out of wrigley field. the cubs is a family experience for thousands of fans in eastern iowa. many of us have learned to love the team through our parents or grandparents. kwwl's brad hanson tells us about the cubs newest fan -- who -- one day -- will have a unique story to tell his family about his
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cedar rapids--a different kind of screaming it's okay buddy benjamin matthew jansen decided if the cubs were going to make history, he wasn't going to miss it. "so we had family, you know, waiting 70 years, 80 years. he waited less than two hours." baby benjamin's timing was a little off... happened.. "for a split second i'm disappointed, but then i realized i wanted the cubs to n, here's my newborn boy, it doesn't matter. hopefully they win, but this is more important." the gender of their second child was a total mystery--and they were a bit surprised to learn they'd had another boy. they had a few names on the list, but ultimately, found their inspiration from the world series m-v-p--ben zobrist. "then he hits this double down
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what about ben? we thought maybe liked that name." and less than two hours after matt was blessed with his second son, cubs win the world series! his favorite team rewrote history. "i don't know if i can top it. i mean, having a kid is amazing no matter what, but it was almost the same feeling twice, but in a short period of time." go cub matt says they'll celebrate every year on november second -- for their son's birthday of course, but also
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college football from last night. iowa state hosting 14-ranked oklahoma. they're down 14-3 early in the second quarter. jacob park finds allen lazard wide open. that's a touchdown. it's 14-10. later, it's joel lanning on the keeper. 41 yards and the cyclones are 17-14... but the sooners would respond. baker mayfield with a 65 yard touchdown pass. the sooners would score again and lead 28-17 at the half -- and would win the game 34-24. still to come this morning: fun at the fair... but also some concerns this morning after kids
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putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either.
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animals... a day at the state fair is a must for so many people. but, the c-d-c says 18 people have become infected with the swine flu, or the h-three n- two-v virus, at state fairs across the us. kim hutcherson has the story. more than a dozen children came down with swine that's according to a report from the c-d-c. 18 people -- 16 of them type of swine flu not seen before in humans. all of them reported some kind of exposure to pigs at handled or touched the animals, one reported indirect contact, but four said they'd simply passed through the exhibit. all of the patients are now fully recovered and researchers say they've seen no evidence of person-to- person transmission. but they warn that fair organizers should take steps to
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stations around the swine exhibit, and limiting the time pigs are at the fairground to three days. after petting an animal, children should not be allowed to eat until after they've washed their hands or at least used hand sanitizers. all visitors should avoid putting their hands on their faces or in their mouths while at the fair. most importantly, experts say everyone six months and older according to that c-d-c report, no cases of h3n2v were reported in iowa this year. however, between 2011 and 2013, there were three cases reported. checking out storm track seven live doppler radar right now.. eileen's forecast is up next --
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve thises r campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and cut taxes for us. but multi-millionaire blum broke his word, keeping nearly $200,000 in taxpayer-funded paychecks. blum wasted even more of your tax dollars on himself. worse, he tried to cut medicare and raise the retirement age.
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meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack stormtrack 7 weather team: sunny and warm through the with dry weather tuesday through most of the week, as well. in iowa. police officers supporting their brothers and sisters in blue... the efforts they're putting in...to show their respect after deadly shootings in iowa. plus... dur election season -- we're taking a trek through campus to see how the cut- throat campaigns have altered academics. those stories when ally crutcher
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hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me."
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donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one. now on today in iowa... new details about the suspect accused of murdering two iowa officers in their squad cars. plus... a homeoe hefty fine once again after the home is deemed a chronic nuisance. a man seriously injured in a crash involving a drunk driver, now making the best of his life. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now

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