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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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good morning. eileen on camera 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: some light fog may affect your morning commute this morning, but we 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 southwest today and stay around that 10 mph rang push temperatures back into the mid to upper 60s this afternoon. we pretty much repeat that story for the next couple of days. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. continuing coverage into a deadly ambush of two police officers here in iowa.
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man accused of killing them. scott greene is facing first degree murder charges. this morning -- we're learning a judge ordered him to move out of his mom's basement by the end of the week -- and that order came hours before the shootings. sergeant anthony beminio of the des moines police department -- and urbandale officer justin martin were both shot to death. sense of this, this is calculated murder, there's no if andsr obuts about it. it was cowardly in every sense of the word, from the way it was carried out to the way it ended." greene turned himself in to a dnr officer after the shootings. he's now in the polk county jail. if convicted, he would of course face a mandatory sentence of life in prison. the support is pouring in from departments all over the state. the oelwein police officers placing a patrol car outside of their station. it has a thin blue line flag draped over the windshield and
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there say when people drive by it, they'll rememeber those two officers and the sacrifices all officers make across the country. enforcement officer you can understa ndor respect." the oelwein officers say they feel valued and honored that people are taking the time to place items on the patrol car. in a kwwl follow-up this morning... no new trial for a n killing his own daughter. robert stern was found guilty in the 20-15 death of his 27-year-old daughter kimberly in dubuque. according to our coverage partners at the telegraph herald -- an iowa district court judge denied his request for a new trial.. a not guilty plea from a former substitute teacher involved in a sex scandal. mary beth haglin entering the written not guilty plea to a sexual exploitation charge. she's a former teacher at cedar rapids washington high school. she admitted to having a relationship with a 17-year-old
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school. one bicyclist may have injuries after being ht by a car in dubuque it happened wednesday afternoon. police say gordan grams was drunk... and was hit by a car at the intersection of seventeenth both the driver and bicyclist are being charged. the waterloo police department hands out a hefty bill for its services to one home considered a chronic nuisance for a second time. the owner of 520 elm street in than 15-thousand dollar fine. as kwwl's jessica hartman tells us -- if unpaid -- it could lead to hours ago -- police searching a car across from 520 officers trying to do their job. "see if they charge dorothy spates with this. it is not on her property." the scene at 520 elm days after the murder of otavious brown in july. but unfortunately for neighbors -- the flashing lights aren't surprising and they fear for their lives.
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under that fear. it is sad." but it isn't a new with owner dorothy spates and her family for years. last year police responded to the 500 block of elm 48 times. between may and october of this year -- 11 incidents specifically involving 520 elm - including threats, weapons violations and the murder investigation. the investigators "they have searched that house so many times with search warrents that... if weapons are going to be in that house they know where they to work with them-- asking she provide a plan to solve the issues at her home. in january spates sent this letter instead of a plan ---claiming the police harrass her family. given a second chance --- spates refused again sending
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written letter. calling the problem a community probelm -- accussing trelka of never looking past her for a suspect and calling him a piece of work. among other things -- trelka pointing to a kwwl interview where children come out of the home giving him the middle finger behind his back. "it just shows a pattern of behavior at that residence that defies sociatle standards." that was jessica hartman reporting. if she does not pay --- she could face eviction. decision 20-16: fears of what could happen on election day - and what's happening before election day - are mounting as we get into the last leg of the presidential campaign. tracie potts is in washington candidates are targeting.
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tell nbc your vote is safe but social media and transportation next tuesday. for now, the concern is african-american voters in swing states. (they couldnt find you in the rolls?) "at all." (and you had just voted?) "just voted in the primary." donald trump - and hillary clinton calls that intimidation. to show up with the biggest turnout in american history."
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a statistical tie in georgia. team clinton thinks north carolina is a firewall that trump needs to win. president obama time: "we have to find a better way to all of them that are missing, right?" still no word on when 350 emails it got previously from the fbi last washington. day. iowa being a key state for the candidates. in fact -- trump will be back in iowa in sioux city on sunday. former presidential candidate ted cruz joined trump's v-p mike pence in warren county yesterday. cruz won iowa's caucus back in february. he focused on keeping republican control of the senate and defeating hillary clinton. today -- former presidential
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in eastern iowa campaigning for hillary clinton. he's holding a rally in iowa city at 1:45 this afternoon at college green park. it starts at 2:45 -- doors open at 1:45. after that -- he'll hold a rally at the university of northern iowa's maucker union. that starts at 4:45 -- with doors opening at 3:45. the state department has released its latest batch of e-mails from the f-b-i's investigation into hillary clinton's private e-mail server. thursday's release was part of a court order. nearly 13-hundred pages of expected to be released today. and so far, polling locations are reporting low voter turnout while some states allow voters to change their vote...iowa is not one of them. the hawkeye state doesn't allow a replacement of a voted absentee ballot. young voters express concern about the 20-16 presidential campaign race. on u-n-i's campus -- public policy students focus on the electoral college and how tuesday's outcome will affect their future.
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the candidate they don't like -- instead of the candidate who best represents them. one student says voters are frustrated -- even disgusted with the presidential election itself. personally, i care more about the down-ballot races, and personally those are the ones that are going to affect me a lot more on a day-to-day level." cam says he voted on his 18th birthday in the last presidential election -- and says this presidential race seems to be more about personalities than policy. a tradition here in iowa is back the national farm toy show starts today. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in dyersville. you can give us a sneak peak of what to expect. it's known as the granddaddy of them all.... the national farm toy show draws in about 6,000 people each year from all over the country. it's held here at the farm toy museum... where there are
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this is all about how farming has changed throughout the years. it's also about the history of tractors and how thy help make harvesting successful. there's a dinner, a silent auction, a micro-mini pull. last year, the show organizer said, "there's probably over 500 tables at this show. over 200 vendors from about 25 different states that are just set up at the show," says show organizer matt scheibe. in dyersville amanda gilbt them all.... the national farm toy show draws in about 6,000 people each year from all over the country. it's held here at the farm toy museum... where there are thousands of toys, exhibits and displays. this is all about how farming has changed throughout the years. it's also about the history of tractors and how thy help make harvesting successful. there's a dinner, a last year, the show organizer said, "there's probably over 500 tables at this
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news 7 kwwl. live in dyersville... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. the show starts today and lasts through sunday. "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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sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. 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.
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let's go to storm track seven here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras may catch some light fog
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morning, but will be mainly showing sunshine today... and it will be 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 around 10 mph this afternoon. not a lot going on in 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 pretty quiet through the weekend. and warm... highs in the 60s and 70s today with almost exactly the same temps
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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 monday and monday night, but we are mainly dry through the middle of next
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we will have those winds more from the south and southwest today at around 10 mph other than sunny and warm conditions. a weak trough to the west may bring a few extra clouds on sunday, but it looks pretty quiet through the weekend. and warm... highs in the 60s and 70s today the mid to upper 60s today with saving time comes to an end. a you can also "like" our page to
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because of a bad decision. a drunk driver drives his pick-up into a motorcycle, killing katlyn leekley and severely injuring derek martie. a judge sentencing the drunk driver to 32 years behind bars. now -- martie is trying to make the best of his life. kwwl's nikki newbrough has his (nats) it's something derek martie has alw even before the accident. transition: dissolve to courtroom bryan cornwell- "i just want you all to know that i'm sorry for everything with all my heart. i mean it. i know nothing that i drove drunk and caused a deadly accident involving derek and his girlfriend, katlyn leekley. standup- "katlyn and derek were leaving the movie theatre. they were just a few miles from home." nikki voice-"you don't remember it at all?" derek- "nope. i remember leaving the movie theatre and
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katlyn died in the crash. derek lost his love that day, but didn't loose his fight to keep going. still working on cars every day.but how he works is different. derek- "i remember waking up and i heard everybody in my room in icu and i was like what are you guys doing in here with derek-"i can see maybe ten percent out of my peripheral view out of my left eye only." nikki voice- "that's it?" "that's it. completely blind out of my right eye." but derek didn't let his view out of my left eye only." nikki voice- "that's it?" "that's it. completely blind out of my right eye." but derek didn't let his circumstances define him. "at first it was experimental, let's see if i can do this. start out with little things and then me and a buddy started doing engine swaps and doing a little bit of everything." derek says he would
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again. that's why he's decided to head to germany. to try a doctor and proceedure there. it's a chance to restore his visition. "it's a two week process. i've gotten therapeutic sessions where they are going to basically shock my nerves." derek says the recovery rate is 30 to 70 percent.a risk he is willing to take. "i don't have nothing to lose at nothing to lose and maybe a chance to see again. "yeah it sucks. it happened, but you got to be thankful for the things that you do have and not the things that got ripped away from you." in jesup nikki newbrough news seven kwwl. derek is heading to germany very soon. if you're interested, we have information on how to help him
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follow his journey to see if the procedure worked.
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the cubs were born two months ago at zoo atlanta in georgia. recent tests show they are both females. going along with chinese
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hundred days after they were born. the public will be able to see them in december or january. eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a few showers possible monday and monday night with dry weather tuesday through most of the week, as well. it's
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a night of celebration for millions of cubs fans -- takes a scary turn in eastern iowa. wells fargo's legal mess is getting worse. details on a new investigation
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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 plus -- a construction update. drivers will have to adjust again on university avenue. and voters have only a few days left to make up their minds. this morning, a look at one of the key state races on the ballot. good morning, i'm ally crutcher.
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storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. 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 and stay around that 10 mph morning. winds are less than 10
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and stay around that 10 mph range much of the day. that, along with plenty of i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. this morning -- we're learning more murdering two iowa police officers -- in an ambush attack. a judge had ordered scott greene to move out of his mom's basement hours beore the 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
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the woods is believed to be the weapon used. des moines police say no person would've found the gun. it's what happened yesterday was calculated murder of two law- enforcement officers. plain nad simple. that's the reality. if 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 he was taken to the hospital to be treated. he was released yesterday -- and was arrested at that time -- using the 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
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urbandale officer justin martin will be on tuesday in his hometown of rockwell city -- that's about 75 miles northwest of des moines. 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 day... she was devastated... she immediately texted her 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 c sullivan talked to her students about the importance of respecting and honoring police. together... her class made posters with blue lines to show thier respect the policemen even if shot the police officers but it made me mad." "we back the blue"
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picture of her students standing together with their posters. she sent it to her friend in des 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. authorities say a pickup and a car were waiting to make turn when 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 -- but can "i was with my girlfriend and she was devistated, she couldn't even like cheer after that point, she was just so heartbroken for the kid and his
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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 kidnapping and robbery. a woman who's been missing since august has been found alive in south carolina.. police say she's be captive since she disappeared. she was found chained up. the woman told investigators there coiuld be as many as four bodies on the property, but investigators have not been able to confirm that. one man -- who's a registered sex offender -- has been charged with kidnapping. the trial is underway for the 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
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election day is just four days from now. this morning, we're taking a deeper look at another big race in eastern iowa. senate district 32. it 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 top of their list. incumbent democratic candidate brian schoenjahn- a former teacher himself-says he knows the value of a properu always operated, our priority has been education." his republican opponent-candidate craig johnson puts just as much priority on education but wants to scale back government control. "having the knowledge they do, they can best solve their issues right at the local level" in the state of iowa. senator schoenjahn noting concern over the recent closure of mental health institutes. two of four remaining in
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his district of indepndence. "we have two bed per 100,00 people and half those beds are health institutions in the state of iowa." "i'm a big supporter of mental health in this state....and i 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 g 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. "guns haven't changed, there's an attitude that's changed. knowing how to correctly handle weapons and being trained properly." while schoenjahn-who's running for a fourth term in the senate- wants to focus on water quality. ready projects around the state these projects. and we just haven't had the money to fund that." in senate district 32, elizabeth amanieh news seven
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schoenjahn was the mayor of arlington for many years and 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 other government agencies looking at wells fargo. the bank is accused of creating as many as two million fake accounts. senator elizabeth warren recently 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
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it's a show that brings in people from all over the world... this weekend is the 39th annual national farm toy show. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in dyersville with a closer look. good morning amanda. it's known as the granddaddy of them all.... the national farm toy show draws in about 6,000 people each year from all over the country. it's held here at the farm toy where there are thousands of toys, exhibits and displays. this is all about how farming has changed throughout the years. it's also about the history of tractors and how thy help make harvesting successful. there's a dinner, a silent auction, a micro-mini pull. last year, the show organizer said, "there's probably over 500 tables at this show. over 200 vendors from
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states that are just set up at the show," says show organizer matt scheibe. in dyersville amanda gilbert news 7 kwwl. it's known as the granddaddy of them all.... the national farm toy show draws in about 6,000 people each year from all over the country. it's held here at the farm toy museum... where there are thousands of toys, exhibits and displays. this is all about how farming has changed it's also about the history of tractors and how thy help make harvesting successful. there's a dinner, a silent auction, a micro-mini pull. last year, the show organizer said, "there's probably over 500 tables at this show. over 200 vendors from about 25 live in dyersville... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. tickets are 10 dollars at the door. if you get in at 2 today when the show starts, it's 30
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the last time a parade like this 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. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." let's go to storm track seven for your forecast forecast. 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 sunshine today... and it will be 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
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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 trough to the west may bring a 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 i 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 monday night, but we are mainly dry through the middle of next week. we stay
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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. 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
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as daylight saving time comes to dry through the middle of next week. we stay mild, too. 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. pl close... but can they close the deal and knocked off a ranked team?
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this 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 cup -- their third championship in six years. it's safe to say the crowds will be larger to honor the cubs after they ended their 108-year drought. even president obama -- a whtie sox fan -- excited about the win --- inviting the team to visit him at the white house before he leaves. no word on if the cubbies will
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to mark the cubs historic championship -- louisville slugger is making special bats. two-thousand-16 laser-engraved bats. they're on sale for 140 dollars -- and are being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. we've said many times following 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 tell his family about his screams heard throughout the midwest, after the cubs win their first world 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... about the time he was making his first apperance, this happened.. "for a split second i'm
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win, but in 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 the left field line, and we just that would be a good first name. i mean, we already liked that name." 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,
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matt says they'll celebrate every year on november second -- for their son's birthday of course, but also winning it all. 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.
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41 yards and the cyclones are thinking upset... on top 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. getting a song stuck in your can be absolutely maddening. a new study looks at why some songs -- called "earworms" -- tend to stick in our brains more than others. researchers say earworms tended to be faster with a fairly generic melody.... that repeats. lady gaga's "bad romance" -- or "can't get you out of my head" by kylie
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had similar patterns.... like a rise and then fall right off the giving in and listening to the entire song can help stop it from looping in your brain. it's k- w-w-l. at longhorn, tonight's special: great steak pairings. a center cut sirloin with a choice of bacon-wrapped shrimp, baby back ribs, or parmesan crusted chicken. you can't fake steak.
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weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s. a few showers possible monday and monday night with dry weather tuesday through thursday. highs will stay in the low 60s with lows in the 40s most of the week, as well. vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear 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. worse, he tried to cut medicare and raise the retirement age.
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now on today in iowa.. the final weekend of the presidential campaign. the candidates preparing to travel the country -- as they try to work the eler plus... a man seriously injured in a crash involving a drunk driver, now making the best of his life. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher.

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