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to 10 mph winds froothe southeast. a few showers are trying to track through our northern counties, but most of the moisture will stay north of tde border... although we will keep p ome clouds in the area.....all in all, we will call it partly sunny even though we will have mostly sunny skies at times. we have rain in the forecast... and it could be a lot with the help of a former hurricane. i'll have more on that in a few minutes. the big story this morning... a death investigation in eastern iowa. this what we know right now. a woman's body was found in street trail. we spoke with a neighbor who found the victim. he says his neighbor's truck was stolen -- then later recovered. while looking at damage of the vehicle -- they noticed blood on it -- and a trail that led to the woman's body on the ggund. he tells us ---it appears ttere was some sort of struggle before
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she died. we asked the benton county sheriff's office to confirm whether anyone was arrested in connection to thisincident. but no information has been released. stay with kwwl as we learn new information. police say bad manners led to a shootig at a fast food restaurant in iiwa over the weekend. gabriel coco is charged wii two counts of willful injury... there was a shooting outside a mcdonald's in ankeny saturday night. police say it started with an argument which spilled into the parking lot... and ended in gunfire. one of the victims has davenport police blame street racing for a crash that left one person dead and four others hurt. it happened just before 4:30 yesterday afternoon. investigators say two drivers were going well above the 45-mile-per-hoor spee limit when bbth cars hit van that was turning on to the road.
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passengers were taken to a local hospital, where one of them died. police say charges are new this morning... at least three are dead aftee a whale wwtching boat sank. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live with more about what happened. according to rescue officials... a search is underway right now to make sure all 27 passengers that ere on board are acounted for.the whale-watching boat sank off tte the cost offritish columbia.... on canada's pacific coast. we don't have a lot of information about the passangers who were on board at this time. the boat that sank was operated by a local compan a staff member says that right now they are jussfocused on making surr they can find eveveyone. authorities have requested a military helicopter and two canadian coast guard vessels to aid in the search. we've got you covered... amanda gilbert... kwwl news.. the area where the boat sank is popular for whale-watching tours. hundreds of students come together for a heated protest
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carolina university campus. the statue was built in 1913 as a memorial for north carolina students who fought in the civil war. protesters say they want to take it down because it's offensive and supports the confederacy. supporters say it's a part of the school's history and heritage. no arrests were made. a church holdsdsan outdoor service after it was burned as part of a recent string of suspicious fires. this happened in saint louis. dozens of people gathered outside the church to pray and sing. the church is one of seven set on fire in saint louis in the last two weweks. investigatoo believe the fires are connected and the cause is arson. so far, no one has been arrested. a night of flooding leads to several water rescues. several cars got stuck in houston. a record amount of rainfall fell over the last 24 hours... with me areas seeing upwards of a foot of rain. luckily, no injuries were reported. the national weather service confirms a tornado touched down sunday morning in louisiana and heavy rain and wind continued into the night. a tornado watch remained in effect
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until 2 a-m this morning. the harsh weather caused flooding in some areas, caused damage to roofs and even knocked out power for portions of new orleans. two fishermen rescued an 18- month-old when their boat sank off the coast in turkey. the fishermem revived the toddler found floating face-down... after earlier rescuing several members of his family. the toddler's family was headed for greece when their boat sank. the mother said they "gave him a second life." decision 20-16 coverage now... vice president joe biden gives his first t-v interview since announcing he would not run for presidnt. he said his son's death affeced his decision. andrew spencer tells us thee72- yeye-old politician isn't leaving the door open for any further speculation. vice president of the united states, it seems, will be office again?" "no. no." in an interview with c-b- s's "60 minutes," biden talked about the impact his son's death had on his decision to run. reports that beau biden offered some sort of
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enccragement from his deathbed, the vice president says, are a bit overdone. "there was not what was srt of made ou as kind of this hollywood-eeque thing that at the last minute beau grabbed my hand and said, 'dad, you've got to run,' like, 'win one for the gipper'... it wasn't anything like that." he says beau always thought he should run and always thought he could win. last week, biden put an end to months of speculation believe we're out of time -- the time in the end, he says, it of beau... any parent listening who's lost contributors and the like..." instead, biden still wants to influenc the demoratic party to ma sure it doesn't walk away,
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and president barack obama have done. andrew spencer, kwwl news. tt vice president also said clinton's strong performance in the debate had "nothing to do with" his deciion not to run for president -- particularly since he'debated clinton 13 times during in the 2008 democratic primarrs. the today show airs a live town hall with donald trump from new hampshire this morning. matt lauer will moderate. the republican presidential t& hopeful will also take questions through social media. watch today right after today in iowa here on kwwll an eleven year old boy who suffered a stroke after a football injury is recovering nicely. chase aeschliman was airtifted to lacrosse in august and underwent surgery. now -- he's going through erapy to recover his speech and the use of his right arm and leg. kwwl's jessica hartman attended his homecoming this weekend and has our story.
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surrounded by friends - - chase laughs and jokes - - benefit. "i said are you excited really truly believe that's who he misses the most." and those friends were by his side all afternoon.. meanwhile - - hundreds packed into the echo valley speedway to support the aeschliman family. jim "it shocked mee the amount of people that game forward.the communities. this whole area. i mean as far as independence, all the way up to waukon." although overwelmed by the crowd --the aeschliman's say this is the heart of small town america. "chasas is a loved boy and that's a huge advantage of living in a small community. we love our smalll community and surrounding community. everybody knows everybody and its fbbulous." and thh support extends all they way o la crosse- - chase got a surpise visit from his flight nurse and the doctor who performed his surgery. "i love it. it was great to see
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chase. he was the first one who or a few weeks after the last time you have seen him you see the difference in his improvement." in west union . . .jessica hartman kwwl news. doctors say chase has improved faster than expected in the recovery process -- but medical experts say it's a long roa ahead. it's coming up on today in iowa.... we'll tell you why one group of teens in one smalliowa town aa referreeto as the "limim babies". plus... good news at the pump -- and it comes as many of you start to budget in our northern counties, but today will be mainly dry. tomorrow.. that changes... rain will be
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likely and there could be a lot of it. 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 youu storm track 7 forecast on kwwl."
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weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it ll be prettyice today with a ffw showers or sprinkles possible as diditurbance trackk to our north, but a larger system, along with plenty of moisture, will track through tomorrow into wednesday morning. stormtrack7 live
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weather network cameras will be mainly dry today, but will show widespread rain tomorrow. temps this mmrning range ffom the mid 30s to tt mid 40s... same story across the state. easterly winds are light to about 10 mph and will be mainly southeast today. a disturbance to our north is squeezing out a few showers along the iowa-minnesota state line, but most of the moisture will stay to the north. low pressure w wll track in from the west tomorrow, but we will have a lot of moisture from former hurricane patricia streaming in from the southeast. that will bring us widespread rain with some locally heavy amounts...&we should easily see half an inch, but some areres could get over and inch through wednesday morning in our viewing area... with even heavier amounts to the southeast. today we will only have a stray shower, mainly in the north, with temps in the low to mid 60s and southeasterll winds. eass winds tonight withh lows in the l lw to mid 40s nd mainly cloudy skies. rain will track through tomorrow and if you hear a rumble of thunder, you will see the heaviest rainfall. highs will only be in the
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wednesday with steady or falling temperatures expected as the cold fronttracks through the state. we will drop into the upper 40s on thursday before rebounding into the 50s for the weekend. halloween may have a few showers tracking through and don't forget to set your clocks back an hour this weekend. dry today, but will show widespread rain tomorrow. temps this morning range from the mid 30s to the mid 40s... same story across the state. easterly winds are light to about 10 mph and will be mainly southeast today. a disturbance to our north is squeezing out a few
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showers a aong the iowa-mmnnesota state line, but most of the moisture will stay to the north. low pressure will track in from the wes tomorrow, but we will have a lot of moisture from former hurricane patricia streaming in from the southeast. that will but some areas could get over you will see the heaviest upper 40s on thursday before it's coming up on today in iowa.... traditionally, the beginning of the holiday shopping season begins next month. but that tradition may have fallen bbthe waysidedethis year. we'll tell you why. plus... one iowa family creates a memory in a unique way. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you cando that by goihg to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay uppto date on breaaing news
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the country's leading pediatricians s re calling for comprehensive changes in the nation's tobacco laws. this comes after the increasing popularity of e- cigarettes. the american academy of pediatrics strongly recommen the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products -- including e- cigarettes -- be increased to 21. other proposals urge f-d-a regulation of e- cigarettes -- including online sales and advertising restrictions.
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31 days from today is -- thanksgiving. forrmany -- that'ssthe beginninin oo the holiday shopping season. but as chris clackum tells us, fact is...holiday shopping has already begun...with many retailers making it tough not to. "right now october is a great time to pick up things like even online shoppers are getting an early jump...with buying this year will be done on the web. "probably about 99% of my holiday shopping online" so much online shopping is expected...amazon's going on a hiring binge. "we're hiring more than a hundred thousand seasonal employees across the country in order to meet an increase in cusmer demand.." with the national retail federation projecting shoppers will spend on average 463-dollars on famill gifts, a consumer urvey by retailmenn- dot-com has much of that spending occurring before thanksgiving. "85 percent are actually expecting retailers to have deals in the stores before black friday." all of which explains why some brick and mortar stores are even
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thinking about remaining closed on black friday this year. chris clackum, nbc news. gas prices have been dropping for 19-weeks now... going down anoth dime this week. the current cost of gas is 88cents lower than last year. pump prices have plummeted a total of 63-cents beginning in mid- june. the price decline appeared to be ending two-weeks ago... but the downward trend was saved by a decrease in crude oil prices. pre-ordee begin for anooher of apple's latest products. apple fans can pre-order the apple t-v 4 beginning today. apple's streaming box comes with the ability to install new apps and to search for video with voic controls through apple's assistant, siri. there's also a glass-touchpad remote for navigatii.
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pricing starts at 1-hundred and 49 bucks. eighteen years ago -- an iowa family had their first baby and decided they wanted to create a memory in a unique way. tommie clark went to the photoshoot where they recreated that memory and spoke with "the class above us didn't have very many kids and up and take a picture," said kingsley- pierson senior, kiana phelps. the nafe family wanted a special memory for their first child, so they spoke with other families from the area and@decided to take one big picture of their newborns together. "it just gives them memories and a picture to hhve. i know that we cherish it as 17 babies were lined up in their carriers in front of a service. a couple kids moved away over the years, but the majority grew up together in kingsly, iowa. "it's cool to see everybody grow up and mature and see who they becomm today and hopopfully
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to come," said kingsley- pierson kids got together to recreate the picture. "i can remember just in first grade and what not looking at the picture and wondering who all that was and so now it's pretty cool 18 years later that we're taking another one," said after all these years they say it's great to get together to take this picture before they all split ways and some to look back and have the memories of all of us togeer once we have families of our own," said kingsley- piirson senior, anna hmid. with just 49 students in the kingsley-pierson class of 2016, they say they've stuck togeher through the years and they're just a close-knit group. the "limo babies" say in the future -- they'd like to have
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it's coming up on today in iowa.... a group preserving a portion of a plant whwhre rosie the veter once worked wawats its worll record back. here's a live look at hey bubuy, let's get these dayquil liquid gels and go. t these liquid gels s e new. mucinex fast max. it's the same difference. these are multi-symptom. well so are these. this one is max strength and fights mucus. that one doesn't. uh...think fast! you dropped sosothing. oh...i'll put it back on the shelf... new from mucinex fast max. the only cold and flu liquid gel that's max-strength and fights mus. start the relief. ditch the misery.
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riveter.
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than 2-thousand women turned out to pose for thehephoto at the old willow run bomber plant...about 30 miles south of detroit. all of the women dressed like rosie the riveter... the iconic world war two image used to recruit female industrial workers. organizers say among some of the women in the crowd were those who answswred the call years ago. "we had 43 original woman who worked for the war effort. many of them worked right here at willow run." the group set te world record in 2014... but then a group in california broke it. but the guinness world record book folks say this weekend's photo re-captured the record. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back
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with anothee check of your storm track seven forecast. a few rain showers may track through today but rain is likely tomorrow into wednesday morning where some areas could see well over an inch of rainfall beforethe system tracks out. highs will the weekend. a few showers may affefet your halloween trick- or-treating. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a scare at one college campus... police locked it down after reports of an active shooter n campus. plus... new video shows an airstrike in iraq -- that destroyed an isis prison. we'll have that and much more
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of tin iowa." now on today in iowa: abody found in easter iowa... but so far, authorities are not saying much -- if anything -- about what happened. plus -- he's now going after the man
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hear what donald trump is sayg about ben carson this morning. and in iowa, an act of kindness by a high school cross country athlete for a rival runner comes at a persrsnal price. 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. we are starting in the 30s and 40 over most of
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the kwwl viewing area this morning with calm to 10 m winds from the southeast. a few showers are trying to track througug our northern counties, but most of the moisture will stay north of the border... alhough we will keep some clouds in the area.... all in all, we will call it partly sunny even though we will have mostly sunny skies at times. we have more on that in a few minutes. we begin this morning with a death investigation in eastern iowa. few details are being released by law enforcement right now. this is what we know right now. 59th street trail. we spoke someone who says they found the victim. they say a neighbor's truck was stolen -- then later truck -- they noticed bood on it -- and a trail that led to a woman's body on the ground. they tell us -- it appears there was some sort struggle before she died. we don't know who the woman was. we don't know how old she was --
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and we don't know if anyone's been arrested. we called the bentntn county sheriff's offfce this morning -- asking those questions... asking for any information that can be shared with the public about the investigation. we were told -- not right now -- but more a campus lockdown is lifted after a shooting late last night. kwwl's amanda gilbert has been following this story out of north carolina very closely -- this is just the latest in a series of campus shootings recently. thankfully -- the one person injured in this shooting -- does not have life threatening injuries. the shooting happened at north carolina central university in durham. the school sent a tweet before midnight -- saying there was an active shooter -- and urged students to stay inside to protec themselves. about 35 minutes later -- the lice say a student was taken to the hospital -- and at this point -- no arrests have been made. we've got you covered... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. no details about the shooting have been released yet -- but again -- as we said -- one student was injured. their
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injuries are not believed to be life threatening. new video shows the airstrike in iraq -- that destroyed an isis prison. the defense department says this airstrike freed 70 hostages -- being held by isis. an american commando was also killed in the raid. master sergeant -- joshua wheeler from oklahoma -- died in a firefight. he's the e irst u-s soldiir to die in american combat operations against isis. it's also the first known case of american troops fighting isis militants on the ground. the u-s says the raid dles not signal a change in president obama's vow to avoid putting more american boots on the grounn. in this s se -- the military says it responded -- after learning a mass execution might happen within hours. decision 2016 coverage: donald trump is in new hampshire this morning. he's holding a town hall -- and taking aim at dr. n carson. tracie potts has a preview. "i was very surprised to see the numbers." two polls now place donald trump second in iowa, behind dr. ben carson. "he cannot do with trade like i
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weak on immigration." trump even questions carson's faith: "i mean seventh day adventist, i don't know about." carson's response: "i don't get into the mud pit. and i'm not going to be talking about people." hillary clintntn struck back at number two bernie sanders. sanders said people need to - quote - "stop shouting" about gun violence. "when a woman speaks out some people think it's shouting." sanders says his comment had nothing to do with women speaking out. "i think what the secretarr is doing theee is taking words and misapplying them." while clinton's got a commanding lead over sanders... donald trump is looking over his shoulder... and now in iowa - trying to catch up. there's still fallout from trump re-tweeting an insult to iowa voters after that first poll came out. trump says an intern did it. he apologized. it's been removed. i'm tracie potts in washington. you can watch trump's town hall on the today show -- right after
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iowa here on kwwl. former president jimmy carter is giving everyone an update on how he's doing. he shows no signs of slowig down. he's 91 years old -- and is fighting cancer. he sayy he'll haveenother m-r-i in december to see what progress thank everyone for thinking of him... "i, i feel fine. i've had they think thatthey hit the spots with the radiation. at the same time, he's also trying to resolve a dispute between the children of martin luther king junior. dr. kijg's children are at odds over some valuable items in his estate. a longtime n-b-a coach is being remembered this morning. flip saunders -- who was trying to rebuild the minnesota timberwolves -- as team president, coach and part owner -- has died of cancer. he took a leave of absence earlier this year to get treated for hodgkins lymphoma. doctors werr optimistic but a few days ago, we learned he would miss the nba
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during treatment. and then yesterday, he passed away. saunders took the timberwolves to eight straight playoff appearances from 1997-2004. this morning, there are stillll many questions about a deadly crash at a homecoming parade over the weekend. later today, the woman behind the wheel goes to court. she's charged with second-degree murder. sarah stewart has an update on the tragedy at oklahoma state. everyone wants to knoo what caused 25 year ood adacia chambers to plow her car into a crowd of people. her lawyer says he's sure it was not alcohol. "there didn't appear to be the smell of alcohol coming from her body. her behavior was not consistent with someone who was coming off a drunken stupor." and while we won't know about drugs until the results of the blood test come back - tony coleman says he's convinced his client suffers from
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a mental illness...and said she'd been displaying warning signs. "it's been shared that there were several days that she would go without sleeping, a very her perception about what others thought about her." coleman sasas the night efore the accident, chambers was participating in a homecoming tradition called walk around where stillwater residents look at the decorations in different neighborhoods. "sheas with her grandmother and her aunt. both confirmed that she did not take any alcohol at any time. she's not a drinker." and coleman says the next morning, her live in boyfriend said she seemed fine before leaving for work around eight thirty. but her work to the time of the crash - that she doesn't really remember. "she doesn't remember a whole lot about what happened. there was a period where i think that for a better lack of term, she could've even blacked out. she only remembers, from what was communicated with me, the end of the crash, people removing her from the car, shards
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of glass being everywhere and her being extremely confused while at the same time trying to maintain the ability to cooperate." coleman says theechambers family is devastated by this - and while he acknowledges the seriousness and horror of what happened - he says the person he met with does not resemble the monster some feel she must be. "she wasn't a drinker, she wasn't a person known to do drugs. in fact, the only things that i've gotten from folks has been - these are christian people, her entire family are christian people. she's cherokee indian. and they are very well known and loved and respect in oolagah where they're from." the attorney says he was told chambers had considered suicide attempt. this saturday is the state cross country meet in fort dodge -- and already -- an iowa runner is stealing the show. because he helped someone else... and he's being penalized for it.
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zach hoglund is a student at davis county -- in southern iowa. he says he had tears of joy after winning the district cross country meet at columbus junction on thursday. listen to what happened next. he spotted a runner from another school -- who went down. the runnfr from mediapolis was dehydrated. zach saw no one else helping him -- so he jumped in -- and gave him a push to the finish line. because of that zach was disqualified. the rule says no runner can help another runner. the iowa high school athletic i just thought it was the best and character and he'll always remember winning that race and doing the right thing. zach will still be able to compete at the state meet -- because his team -- davis county qualified. you can bet his cheering section will be a little louder come saturday.
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we still have a lot to get to this morning... including hawkeye fever. iowa is moving up the rankings -- even as they take the weekend off. and it's christmas in october. one town has a very special reason to celebrate early. it's all being done for one little boy. we may have a stray shower today in our northern countiee, but today will be mainly dry. tomorrow.. that changes... rain will be likely and there could be a lot of it. i'll have the 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."
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it will be pretty nice today with a few showers or sprinkles possible as a disturbance tracks to our north, but a larger system, along with plenty of moisture, will track through tomorrow into wednesday morning. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will be mainly dry today, but will show widespread rain tomorrow. temps this morning range from the mid 30s to the mid 40s... same story across the state. easterly winds are light to about 10 mph and will be mainly southeast today. a disturbance to our north is squeezing out a few showers along the iowa-minnesota state line, but most of the moisture will stay to the north. low pressure will track in from the west tomorrow, but we will have a lot of moisture from former hurricane patricia streaming in from the southeast. that will bring us widespread rain with some locally heavy amounts... we
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easily see half an inch, but some areas could get over and inch through wednesday morning in our viewing area... with even heavier amounts to the southeast. today we will only have a stray shower, mainly in the north, with temps in the low to mid 60s and southeasterly winds. east winds tonight with lows in the low to mid 40s and mainly cloudy skies. rain will track through tomorrow and if you hear a rumble of thunder, you will see the heaviest rainfall. highs will only be in the mid 50s. rain will linger into wednesday with steady or falling temperatures expected as the cold front tracks through the state. we will drop into the upper 40s on thursday before rebounding into the 50s for the weekend. halloween may have a few showers tracking through and don't forget to set your clocks back an hour this
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thunder, you will see the heaviest rainfall. highs will only be in the mid 50s. rain will linger into wednesday with steady or falling temperatures expected as the cold front tracks through the state. we will drop into the upper 40s on thursday before rebounding into the 50s for the weekend. halloween may have a few showers tracking through and don't forget to set your clocks back an hour this weekend. the time now is imagine the fine for having an overdue book -- after six decades. one man realizes his plus... if jedi mind tricks work -- one man would find all of his star wars stuff that's been stolen. instead, he's counting on something else, detective work and the public. you're watching kwwl.
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excitement continues to build. the iowa hawkeye football team had the weekend off -- but is now ranked 10th in the country. they're number ten in the new a-p college poll. this is the first time they've been in the top 10 in five years. they're seven and oh and host maryland saturday afternoon. to say washington quarterback kirk cousins was excited about his comeback win over the bucs sunday would be an
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understatement. "you like that! you like that!" chances are, if you're a washington fan -- you like that. they stormed back from behind to beat tampa bay. one star wars fan is no longer counting down the days until the new movie in december. that's because he's now adding up everything he's missing. this mega-fan in washington had a stockpile of star wars items stolen from his home. tens of thousands of dollars in collectibles -- gone. he says the better part of his savings was wrapped up in this collection. but for whatever reason -- they did leave behind -- a mint condition millennial falcon. 63 years after it was checked out -- a book finally finds its way back to the library. that's one overdue book. a man in alabama checked it out in 1952. recently, he found the book -- so he wanted to fix his mistake. he returned it to the librarian -- who wasn't even alive when he checked it out. "i'm a former teacher and i thought well i'd want my students to turn their book in."
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the librarian believes the fine would be around 15-hundred dollars... but she's going to waive it -- because he did the right thing. the man says he had a good excuse just in case. he says he's a slow reader. you'll forgive us for mentioning christmas, even before halloween, once you hear this next story. an entire town in canada is in the holiday spirit a few months early... all for one little boy. evan is battling brain cancer, and he isn't expected to live through christmas this year. that's why his family decided to throw him an early celebration. but what started as a small family affair quickly blossomed into a city-wide effort, complete with a snow machine and christmas parade. "nobody should have to prepare to say goodbye to a positive thoughts and stuff is just, you know, mind-blowing." about seven- thousand people
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family said they'll never forget. a tragedy turns into an emotional tale of hope, honor, and the power of the human spirit. kathryn larson tells us about the wisconsin parents mourning the death of their teenage son -- and they had a chance to connect with him... one more time. "it has been an absolute miracle." "we will be now one family." are many arteries "do the right thing do it right do it once." "you didn't question anything you said follow me. he said follow me." one made passable by a blue and white angel. another by the polanco family. "tragedy happened, ...always gonna be my baby." their 18 year old son nicknamed "gordo" killed new year's eve in a shiocton, wisconsin car crash. "they're celebrating my son's life it will be beautiful we do this on his birthday." on a crisp october sunday, armed with a stethoscope.
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"would you like to? ok" eagle river's jerry olk knows what the heart wants. "i know it's tough, push hard." gordo's mom carmen can't believe how good it feels to hear her son beating in jerry's chest. "this is my baby" "did you hear?..good" then gordo's dad juan listens. "beat's strong" "storybook finish gordo was saying hello to everybody, he's saying hello to everybody" but this reunion wouldn't be without madison police officer erik dalma. we are guardian angels of the people and i think that's the way it is." when minutes mattered officer
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blinding snowstorm to the front doors of u-w health. "i'm also recognizing that whatever i do is transcendent." "it wasn't just gordo's heart that was donated, his kidney liver and pancreas also found a match." "i never thought to donate organs but now since we are doing this encourage people to donate i will be a donor too to save lives. jerry says he carries gordo's heart with pride. "he told me he says jerry you keep her going now .. and i'm gonna". it's you're watching today in iowa on k- w-w-l. we'll head to break with a look at the fall colors. a beautiful weekend in dubuque. today in iowa continues right after this.
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companions dress up for an a halloween show. some wore matching costumes with their pets, form bridal gowns to vampires and goblins. others took a unique approach and dressed their pets as their favorite food or accessory. the event organizer said the annual show is meant to strengthen bonds between owners and their pets and to increase awareness of animal rights.
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check of your storm track seven forecast. a few rain showers may track through today but rain is likely tomorrow into wednesday morning where some areas could see well over an inch of rainfall before the system tracks out. highs will occur early on wednesday and we will be cool for thursday before warming back into the 50s for
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here's a live look outside adeadly after a boat sinks. plus... not only will vice president joe biden not make a run at the white house; he says he'll never again run for elected office. we'll tell you why coming up. and two fishermen are being called heroes this morning after
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rescuing an 18- month-old.
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