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our hearts to victims of such violence. and somehow start equating the issue of refugees with the -- the issue of terrorism. stacey: governor branstad has ordered all state agencies to stop work on syrian refugees, specifically their resettlement in iowa. he said, "we must have compassion for others, but we must also maintain the safety of iowans and the security of our state." kevin: washington, d.c., capitol police are warning lawmakers and their aides to take precautions. stacey: one fighter vowed to attack washington. new video tonight from paris. after a two-day shutdown, the eye for tower is back open -- the eiffel tower is back open. it is lit red, white, and blue, the colors of the french flag. kevin: an iowa state university
student was right in the middle of the attacks on friday. stacey: jason randall spoke with her about what she calls this -- the scariest moment of her life. jason: she was inside start difference -- inside stade de france and heard the bombs exploding. she was with three friends watching the games between france and germany. >> there was chanting. we were doing waves. followed by the other. the actual cause -- >> a bomb. that never crossed my mind. terrorizing. and told us to be careful because there had been reporting such shootings and bombings in paris. jason: she and her friends tried to continue enjoying the game.
>> people started running back into the stadium. jason: not knowing what they were running from, they ran back into the stadium, where wright took this picture. >> i didn't know if we were being held hostage in the stadium or if there were immediate threats as soon as we stepped outside of the stadium. jason: when they were able to leave, they could not get to their training, an area where, word was, there were more shootings. eventually, they were able to get back to her apartment in ce rgy. >> it terrifies me that that could have been it for so many people. jason: she says one of her friends was planning on being at a party where one of the attacks occurred. she is thankful that her friend changed her mind.
stacey: follow the latest information from france on our free kcci at. -- app. kevin: a developing story we have been following throughout the day, state health officials say two men from central iowa have die from the flu. we know that they were between 41 and 60 years old. iowa has one of the highest influenza rates in the country. stacey: after a sunny and warm weekend, it was a dreary day. checking in with kurtis, what can we expect over the next few hours? kurtis: oklahoma, kansas, even falling today. anthony -- jefferson as much as 2/10 of 1". dry later tonight.
that said last a good portion -- that should last a good portion of the day. overnight temperatures in the 50's. saudi again. 63 degrees. . colder days ahead. details coming. king is endorsing one of the candidates. the announcement. marcus: congressman king went decision before the announcement. he says the candidate he is backing stands for principal, listens, is not afraid to take on washington, and has been accessible doing so. he believes they are both grounded on shared values and he believes the candidate will solve the problems facing the
congressman king: i believe ted cruz is the candidate who is the answer to my prayers, a candidate whom god will use to restore the soul of america. marcus: congressman king admits it was not an easy decision because he likes and respects all of the gop hopefuls and says any of them would be a better president than the one currently in office. kevin: des moines police identifying two victims in a fatal car accident sunday night at hubbell avenue and east 37th. 59-year-old randall sonnenberg -- sonnenburg and 60-year-old richard hummel were both killed. police say excessive speed and impaired driving may be factors. stacey: a dog saved her human from a fire. the victim did not want to go on camera, but says the dog nudged him and woke him up to smoke in
fire chief says the man -- the fire chief says the man left a candle burning on a dresser downstairs. kevin: holiday display in dayton damaged. organizers of the dayton festival of lights are devastated and need help cleaning up. if you would like to pitch in, they are planning on cleaning up on saturday morning. stacey: next at 5:00, heart to believe -- the septuplets turn 18. hear their big plans for the future, who is going to college, what they plan to study. one more interview. kevin: we continue to follow the latest from france as authorities search for a 26 euros suspectself. dad: no? culligan man: no. anncr: leave it to the experts. with a culligan whole-house water softening system, you get better water, and service you can actually count on. dad: hey, culligan man. culligan man: hey! dad: this is great!
my plan, the new college compact, says you should not have to borrow money to pay tuition if you go to a public college or university. and you ought to be able to refinance student debt. and i don't believe the federal government should be making a profit off of lending to young people who are borrowing to be able to get their education. we have got to make college affordable.
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to be wet, it's going to warm up. pretty mild, 50's overnight. the forecast high tomorrow of 63 degrees. rainfall from this system, 22/100ths. 13/100ths. generally about 2/10 of 1".l it's a big system out west. snow in the rocky mountains. some winter storm warnings out there. tornado watches from the rest of that into oklahoma. -- from nebraska back into oklahoma. a lot of moisture moving up in front of this. look for a good chance of showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. the snow getting close by once again. snow out in central nebraska. ahead to 11:00, drive for the evening -- dry for the evening.
rain moving on in overnight. generally east, we will get a break. spotty showers late tuesday night. again as that low moves off, we will get a break on wednesday. we may get some morning sunshine . then we will finish the day with some light showers. rainfall, still a good soaking on the way. many spots will see well over one" -- 1:" of rain. temperatures tonight in the 50's. that's above our normal high. rain moves in late. tomorrow, 63, well above normal. st southeast wind -- gusty southeast wind. the 8 day forecast. wednesday, most of this in the late afternoon. showers, 51, thursday, 46
many locations will see wind chills in the teens on thursday. then it gets even colder. saturday morning, flurries mayfly. we stay cold right into next week. kevin: time to take a check of traffic. the good news is we have -- is no news is good news. out along hickman road and 3580, starting to slow down on hickman road. 235 in the westbound lanes, 63rd street going north and south, typical slow down. commute. stacey: from high chairs to high school, we've watched the mccaughey septuplets of carlisle grow up.
the world's first set of seven to survive turn 18 this thursday. they are getting ready to spread their wings, whether their parents are ready for it or not. kevin: it's hard to believe they are 18 years old. mollie cooney got the first exclusive interview with kenny and bobbi mccaughey in the hospital, just after the babies were born in 1997. stacey: it seems like just yesterday for many of us. there were a few years that seemed to drag on a little bit. it's hard to believe -- mollie: hard to believe 18 years have gone by and the kids are bracing and embracing what comes next. this was our first glimpse of of the seven mccaugheys, kenny jr., alexis, natalie, kelsey, nathan, brandon, and joel..
ounces, to 3 pounds, 4 ounces. from there our cameras caught up with the 7 siblings and older daughter mikayla as they grew from babies. to toddlers -- to teenagers learning to drive -- and, yes, dating. now in their senior year, it's a mixture of emotions, as they look to graduation and life on their own. brandon will be the first to leave the nest. he has enlisted into the army. >> i'll be going june 1 for 14 weeks of basic and air and then my job is the infantry. i'll probably be gone most of the time because i'm going active duty for that. mollie: and that is hitting his jr. miss everybody. going into the military. we were the closest. i'm going to miss him a lot. mollie: jkenny junior plans to go
into the construction trade. kelsey is in all state choir and wants to pursue a career in music. >> after graduation, i don't know where i'm going. all i know is that i want to go into music, musical theater. anything around there. mollie: and she has a built in fan club. >> they're my biggest supporters. mollie: natalie, joel, and nathan plan to head out of state to college. >> after i graduate, i'm hoping to attend hannibal-lagrange it's down in hannibal, missouri, and i want to look into elementary education and specifically be a pre-school teacher. >> i plan on going into computer science at hannibal-lagrange. i've always thought that computers were really weird but in a good way. i liked how they worked. >> i plan to go into something with computers, probably into computer sciences, most likely
mollie: nathan and alexis have had numerous surgeries over the years for cerebral palsy. >> me and lexi are completely done with surgeries and checkups and unless we need something, we're completely done with it. mollie: and it hasn't slowed either one of them down. >> i just feel like i'm the king of the school, like i'm a senior now. i can rule over anybody. >> [laughter] >> this was my first year getting into the high school cheerleading squad, so that was a really big moment for me. mollie: alexis plans to start at dmmac and work in a preschool classroom one day. she sums up the family's closeness. >> we consider us as best friends, not as brothers and sisters, and i'm really blessed that we've gotten to that point. mollie: big sister mikayla had perhaps the biggest news.
ago. he went to a school in new york called the young bible institute, finished there, and is transferring to moody bible institute to be a pastor. for bobbi and kenny, days of reflection are underway. >> my first thought is, did i do a good enough job with them? >> a lot of it has even started now because -- we are experiencing the last -- every single thing this year will be the last. mollie: what advice do they have gifted parents just earlier? >> kids thrive on structure and if you can establish that early and maintain it, your kids will
happier. >> just have them one at a time. that's the best way. [laughter] mollie: they all say leaving each other will be hard, senior year before crossing that they all give credit to their growing up as normal and as close as possible. stacey: it is fun to see how they've grown up. you have been there since day one. before then even. what are your thoughts? mollie: even the kids agree with me. we don't know how their parents did it. some of the kids babysit now. they can't imagine it. they give their parents credit. i know they had rough times. bobbi did say that reality tv -- she hopes they would have said no, but the money would have
would have been the same have they done something like that. kevin: what are bobbi and kenny doing? mollie: some of the kids will be around. they said they will have to get to know each other again. the empty nester parents. they still have that love. kevin: i think a lot of parents can relate to that -- going through the last of everything. stacey: can you imagine how quiet the house is going to be? they need a dog. mollie: they do have a dog. stacey: still ahead at 5:00, the latest from paris as authorities
stacey: governors are cracking down on accepting syrian refugees, including governor branstad. he has ordered all state agencies to stop work on resettlement. the government -- governor says that we must continue to have compassion for others, but also maintain the safety of iowans and the security of our state. kevin: keeping track of this developing story, which we been keeping track of threat -- we have been keeping throughout the day, that two men have died because of the flu. they were between 41 and 61 years old. here is what we are working on in regard to that story at 6:00. >> we explain what health experts are predicting for the rest of the flu season. >> a double fatal accident on this part of the -- of hubble
what police say contributed -- of hubbell avenue. what police say contributed. >> tonight in "this is iowa," eric hanson introduces us to a special group of guys who make dreams happen. >> the hawkeyes look to build on their record. >> coming up, terror in paris. the world reacts. we are in the french capital, learning more about the terrorist, the manhunt -- the terrorists, the manhunt, and what's happening. coming up america's never been a country of quitters. it's not who we are. we don't ignore threats like climate change. we face our problems head-on.
stacey: earlier in the weather past, you said something about the potential for snow on saturday. i know we should beginning getting used to that, but i did not want to hear that. kurtis: temperatures dropping. you focused right on that. wet weather tomorrow, 63. wendy on wednesday. -- wewindy on wednesday. we go from above normal in november back to below normal or almost near-normal. kevin: there will be a few people out at living history farms running the race. they will love the fact that it is freezing. wake up in your first home. wake up in a home with a new address. wake up in a home with no address. your dream home evolves, and protecting it takes committed support.