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it's all caught on camera. then.. an early morning fire at adorm on iowa's campus. all those details coming up. gogo morning andndwelcome to today in iowa. let's take a live look outside, thanks so@much for joining us this morning. happy halloween! i'm lauren moss i believe it's safe to say..the question on everyone's mind is...will it rain for trick or treaters? well, denice pelster joins us now...with a look at our halloween forecast. llt's go right storm trackk seven meteorologist denice pelster for a check of our forecast. denice.... rain will be coming to end across the area today. rain overnight has rnged from a a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east skies and a souttsouthwest wind up to 15 mph. trick or treaters will likely see temperatures around 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph don't forgetto set clocks back
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an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. new this morning... crews respondto a fire in a dorm room, on the campus of the university of iowa. the iowa city fire department
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says, they responded to a dorm fire early this morning... the fire started on the ninth floor of slater r esidence hall on grand avenue. good news here: everyone got out of the building safely... while crews contained the fire to a single room. once again -- no one was hurt in the fire that broke out around 1:: this morning on iowa's campus. a man shot at.. by police, is taken into custody on multiple arrest warrants. davenprt police arreuting jovan webb and charging him with assault on a peace officer while ussg a dangerous weapon. you may remember, authorities say webb struck a waterloo police sergeant multiple times with his vehicle outside the new world lounge two in waterloo back in arpipi. resppnding officerr fired at the vehicle as webb took off. after a full investigation -- it was determined the officers actions were justified in the incident. a semi collides with a horse and buggy -- killing one driver. it happened on ice avenue south of 2
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authorities say the buggy was on the shoulder -- when the semi the semi to collide with it. the 77 year old driver of the buggy was killed at the scene. the crash remains under at this time. the search continues for a missing teen in astern iowa this weekend... moe sed was last seen at his waterloo home a week ago, thursday... t& the waterloo west high school student is a refugee from burma. his family, as you can imagine.. is worried because moe has special needs and is in need of his medicine. on friday his family, classmates, police, and community members came together to look for him. they were talking to people, busisisses, and handing out missing persons flyers. moe's family says he's shy, quiet, and speaks little english. they say they are grateful for the support. "i put the faith in god's hands and if god touch his heart he'll come home and for now iiheard nothing so don't know." his teachers say it's hard when the kids at school ask where he is
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they c cntinue to see his empty desk. if you have any information please contact police. a bus driver is accused of attacking a 15- year-old boy with a mental disability on the bus..and it's all caught on camera. police arresting robert scar-brough after students told a sheriff deputy about the incident. he's now facing charges of assault causing bodily injury anan child endangerment. aaron brillbeck has the story, this morning. (nats) this is the video shot by police say it shows johnston school driver robert scarbrough assaulting a 15-year the video ends with scarbrough apparently taunting the special needs child... (nats "hit me again") fabeiola jamboa was on the bus and saw the whole thing. s/ fabeiola jamboa, witness "he just grabbed his jacket and threw him on the ground. just like that. nothing else. like he
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the kids got off the bus when theyeyaw a polk county sheriff's deputy parked near-by and reported the incident. "we just got off the bus. maybe just said the f-word to everybody. just cussed. he didn't care. this was the school bus driver? yeah. he just cussed at us. he didn't care. he was slless." s/ lieutenant lynn aswegan, johnston police department "he was denying that he assaulted the student. but the indication that an assault did occur." the 61-year old scarbrough is charged with child endangerment and assault causing injury. his future with the district is also in question.. s/ laura sprague, johnston community schools "was he fired? hhs on administrative leave. what does that mean? it means that he is say he's on administrative leave." parents here at johnston middle school where the child is a student...were shocked when we showed them this video.
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with special needs kids should ever treat a kid like that. kids shouldn't be treated like that regardless." s/ jennifer swindler, parent "it made me sick. because i have nieces and nephews that are special kids." jamboa says this will forever ccnge her, tooo. the victctm, she says, is more than a classmate... he's a friend. "he's sweet. but sometimes he gets influenced by other people so he can't control what he says..and it's not his fault per se to me. it just, it broke me. now i'm afraid to ride a bus. i can't even look at it the same way." the school is now offering counseling for students affected by the incident. they say the dririr passed all background checks and training... and no one has complained of him being violent in the past. an eastern iowa police department is moutning the loss of one of their
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n this weekend... waterloo police officer adam liddle - a three year veteran of the waterloo police department - died suddenly thursday while off-duty. the cause of his death is unclear at this time. he leaves behind a wife and ten-year-old son. the waterloo police department -- showing their respect with black sashes over their shields. liddle had been on the force for three years - and worked closely with the violent crime apprehensionnteam. popoice chief dan trelka says it was his passion for the job.. that's so memorable. chief trelka "i've hired a lot of cops. i never hired a cop that impressed me. his tenasity impressed me and then when we did hire him, his tenacity showed on n he job." police are working to determine if to circumstances of stress during his last shift wednesday night... a hotel in eastern iowa is known for having guests who never leave...legend is -- it's haunted by ghosts.
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the franklin hotel is rumored to house a guest who never checked out... kw-wl's shirley descorbeth is giving us an inside..and spooky tour this halloween. check into the ranklin hotel in strawberry point...and you might just be in for a spooky surprisis. "most all of one-hundred year old hotel is haunted. "we had people who would come in and tell us that we had prostitute." you heard it right...many people say they've seen the ghost of a prostitute known as lilly from the 19-20s. dining rowm in a long lavender gown. "i'm literally trying not whose been working at the franklinnfor
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twenty years has encountered her own experiences with lilly. "lily's never done anything bad. she's kind of a jokester more back." jokester or not...a mystery remains. "did lilly die here...why issher she worked here, but we don't know why she stayed." and over the years...people have been visiting the hotel, including ghost hunters to found out if this legend is true. we've got you covered in strawberry point, shirley descorbeth...kwwl news. the ghost, lilly was named by a blind man who lived at the franklin hotel for many years. many people aso say there's a ghost of a little boy there too.... as you plan oututyour evening trick-orrtreating... head on over to our site at - k-w-w-l dot com for a schedule of trick- or-treating events happening here in eastern iowa... when you get to our home page just scroll downwnand click on the
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2015 trick-or-treat times in the featured reports. it's coming up on today in iowa... speakingf halloween...and freights! do you enjoy being scared??...and how do ourrodies react? this morning we're eeamining thee fear factor.... plus, we're not scared about this! the hawkeyes return back to kinnick today..as they look to go 8 and oh. a preview of today's game on its way... denice s a look at the weather. you're watching k-w-w-l news. we've got you covered. "yore watching kkl. we've got you cooered. with lauun moss and meteorologist denice pelster. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl."
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the job3
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but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing thatatob. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i don't know how you did it? what? riding our bikes across the state? getting my masters? no! paying off your house early! oh! that wasasy! awhile back we talked with veridian credit union and they got us into
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a 10 and done loan! refinancing lowered our rate and closing costs were only $200! yeah, it was really easy! and we saved enough money to take this trip to europe! veridian's been great, helping g with all of our f fances! now if they could only teach us french! team:rain will be oming to endd wiwi become more scattered as the area by 6 pm. highs today around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back wind at 5-15 mph. highs will be cold front will track across the state thursday and riday. there friday morning. highs will cool the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 77weather team:rain will be coming t tend across the area today. rain
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overnight has ranged from a trace to around 0.25". the rain will become more scattered as the morning goes on and end from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east of the area by 6 pm. highs t tday will be in the 50s with 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly sunny skies with highs s n the 60s and south wind at 5-15 mph. highs will be cold front will track across the state thursday and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to bb thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool baccinto the 500 behind this front for the next weekend. 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:rain will be coming to end across the area ttday. rain overnight has ranged from a trace to around 0.25". the rain will become more scattered as the morning goes on and end from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east of the area by 6 pm. highs today will be in the 50s with 40
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don't forget to set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. highs will bee cold front will track across the state thursday and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to be thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s behind this frontntfor the next wwkend. it's coming up on today in iowa... a night of screams an fun.. but can you put those two ttngs togethee? a look at the science behind screams. plus,
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star treatment this weekend. stay tuned for that iipiring and from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east ofthe area by 6 pm. highs today will be in the 50s with 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly sunny sk9es with highs in the 60s and a south bit tuesday and wededesday. a cold front will track across the state thursday and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to be thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s behind this front for the next weekend. it's coming up on today in
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front for the next weekend. it's coming up on today in iowa... a night of screams and fun.. but can you put those two things together?? a look at the scieee behind screams. plus, an iowa state fan..gets some star treatment this weekend. stay tuned for that inspiring and kind story. we will be right back, with more
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back in action today... they return to kinnick for a matchup aganst maryland. the hawkeyes are 17 point favorites to beat the terps as they try to improve to 8-and-oh... and some experts are talking about the hawks running the table --all the way to the big te championship game--unbeaten. but iowa's quarterback says..it's all about one gamm at time. that's very important because you can't let that stuff get to head..before the season people were saying the opposite and now stuff..who knows what they know they don't know much..we know that. we have to stay focseddn what we can n o and stay focused on us. we do kind of block it out but people are going to be against us every year--that stuff doesn't really phase us doesn't really matter we expect stuff like at anyway--we areeot epectingg people to talk really good about us we are just focused on us and that is what is really portant the hawkeyes and terps kick it
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2:30 this afternoon. meanwhile in cedar falls... the u-u--i panthers are back in the dome for their third home game of the year... the panthers hope to keep their dreams of a postseason run alive and well today after coming up with a clutch win at south dakoko state last saturday... today... they are back at home, taking on u-s-d for a 1 p-m kickoff... also back home, the iowa state cyclones are back...after putting up a rainy fight at bayllr last week... the clones ultimately lost to the number two bears... but gave baylor their toughest game this year... toy -- its homecoming and iowa state hosts the texas longhohons for an eveeing game... kickoff will be at 6 p-m tonight. best of luck to all of our iowa teams today on this halloween game day. now speaking of the cyclones... one the team's biggest fans..was given the star treatment this ek... seven-year-old abby faber, was brought onto the field with her
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t-c-u west virginia game on thusday night... $& did she end up in texas? well, abby is a huge iowa state fan... but she met t-c-u's quarterback, trevone boykin earlier this month at the t-c-u iowa state game in ames... since then... boykin has raised 30- thousand dollars thrrugh a student group for abby's hospital bills... he also flew her out to texas for a game. despite her love for iowa state... abby thursday for a number two boykin jersey... from the grid-iron to the diamond. game three of the 2015 world series happeninglast night. here's slme of the action from new york... former mets great mike pipizza throwing out the first pitch for the mets... and it seems to bring them some luck... with one on in the bottom of the first--new york's david wright scorchey a two run bast to left-- the mets captain puts hii team up 2-1. but soon after that.. its all mets--- curtis granderson rips a line
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into the right field corner for a two- run homer... and the mets take game three, by a score of nine to three... the teams are back in action tonight... ww will be right t ack with more today in iowa, after this. are we expecting rain for trick or treating? details on the way.
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thrill that comes with all the halloween freights... but why is that sensation fun? is it good for you? this morning we're examininghe fear factor.... as katy zachry expllins the science behind the screams.... you either love halloween or you run from it... for those who thrive on choose to be scared?
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counter-intuitive thatwe would look to to embrace things that a pleasurablelesensation to be scared, and that senn of reward encourages people to go back for the same" in the weeks leading up to halloween, philadelphia's eastern state penitentiary opeeates "terror behinddhe walls" a haunteddvent inside the former state pen.... that people line the block for.
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visits go up... other time of year doctors suggest sitting down if you experience an excessive amount of stress. coming up in the next half hour of today in iowa... plus.. an athlete needs your help..and it's all for a great cause. plus, rain continuesso pound partt of the u-s...and it's not going away anytime soon. we will take a look at historic flooding in texas.
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heading to a national competition... but he needs your help. detail on the way. plus... a democratic presidential frontrunner is heading back to eastern iowa next week. then... rain rain go away... we will take a look at hstoric flooding in one part of the u.s... welcooe back to today in iowa. thanks so much for joining us this morning. and happy halloween! i'm lauren moss. no tric here..we want some treats! many people are wondering what the weather will be like for trick or treating? well, storm track 7 meterotogist, denice pelster joins us with our halloween forecast.
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t's go righttto storm track seven meteorologist denice pelster for a check of our forecast. denice.... rain will be coming to end across thearea today. rain overnight has rand from a trace to around 0.25". the rain will be in the 50s with cloudy skies and a south/southwest wind up to 15 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mossy sunny skies with highs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. internationally... today will be in thth 50s with likely see temperatures around 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see wind at 5-15 m mh.
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a russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed in egypt's sinai peninsula today.... according to the a-p... there are no survivors... we're swing you file footage now... the plane was headed to saint pepersburg from an egyptian resort town... a statement from egypt's prime minister said the plane disappeared about 25 minutes after takeoff... the statement said air force planes later sppted wreckage from the missing airline in a mountainous area of the peninsula... an air traffic tracker says the missing plane was around 18 years old.... we'll update you on r and online at k-w-w-l dot com as more details become available... sticking withhweather... i i a region of the united states that just cannot catch a break. two people have died. and at least one other is missing after massive amounts of rain caused historic flooding across centraand south texas...and it'ssnot over yett chris pollne has more his
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in san marcos, texas, flood water rose so quickly it surrounded a school with everyone to another, dryer school using an armored military vehicle. scenes like this playing out across texas, especially in the busy i- 35 corridor between austin and san antonio. "after last weekend's rain saturated the soils, it didn't take a lot to fire things up, and that what we saw this morning." part of austin saw six inches of rain in an hour. one neighborhood recorded more thann14 inches total. more rain than it got in the entire month of may. it caught many drivers off guard. a passerby helped this woman escape from danger. "i quickly rolled down the window and pulleddyself out." on he day beforere halloween, the flash floods sent pumpkins floating in the streets. a suspected tornado dropped a large trailer on a hotel roof in floresville. and a lightning strike devasasated by floodinn in may. hit hard agaa. "this is the devastating. and the
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rain isn't over yet. chris pollone, nbc news. much of the region was still trying to recover from the severe weather that the remnants of hurricane patricia brought in last weekend.. when this new cell hit... united states troops will be deployed into northern syria... to assist in`the fight against isis. despite the fact that the administration has rrpeatedly said they wwn't put u-ssoots on the ground, president obama authorized the deployment of a small amount of troops to the area friday... the white hosue spokesman says the troops will not be in a combattrole, but they're still on a dangerous mission... "the fact is our strategy in syria is to build up the capacity of local forces, to take the fight to isil on he ground in their own country." our t toops will noobe
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for leading the charge in the fight against isis -- the obama administration says they're helping the people there, how to "train, advise and assist mission..." decision 20-16 coverage this morning... the e rst nbc news poll since last week's republican debate --now has ben carson in a dead heat with donald trump for the lead.... but as for who actually won the debate -- well the poll shows senator tededcruz on top, followed by senatatr marco rubio and then trump and carson... overall, jeb bush fared worst in the debate... hallie jackson is here in iowa with more... for a couple candidates - a kind of "victory lap" planned for this weekend in iowa - but it's colorado - still the focus today after wednesday's debate there - multiple campaigns - planning to huddle sunday to compare complaints. quick: just a inute, just aa minute, we're going to continue ... huckabee: this is the only time i've had a chance, let
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now? the republican party is suspending february's nbc news- telemundo debate - the only debate to be aired on spanish language t-v writing - "cnbc's mooerators engaged in a eries of "gotcha" designed to embarrass our candidates." nbc news - owned by the same parent company as c-n-b-c - calls the suspension a "disappointing development" - but promises to "work in good faith against jeb bush. someone has convinced you that attacking me is going to help you." the super pac supporting rubio - "he took on the republican establishment" previewing its first ad - is also highlighting cruz - donald trump - and ben carson - as his thaas even as a leleked if someone decided they want to do the democrats job for them make in their campaign (07) but as hallie jackson reported --
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supposed debate winners ted cruz and marco rubio are both here in the hawkeye state this weekend.. and a ndful of othee g-o-p candidates, are joining them for an event at the state fairgrounds today... meanwhile... democratic presidential hopeful and current iowa frontrunner hillary clinton will make her return to eastern iowaa next wewek... clinton will hold a town hall in coralville on tuesday... she says she will discuss her record of fighting for children and families . the event will take place at s-t morrison park aa 3 p-m... a midwest athlete is heading to a national competition... but not necessarily to win.... but it's all to prove a point..while raising money for severely wounded veterans.... nicole johnson has his story this morning... the very first thing
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you'll learn at this crossfit "i'm nathan" "garret." "garret, nice to meet you." the first person to say hi, might be nathan coverstone. "how am i going to remember lance? a lot, armstrong, all right. i got it." he actually didn't want to join. his wife, crystal did. happppwife, happy life.... so here he is. "when people say oh you crossfit, yeah, i do." nathan had his leg amputated a few years ago, from but adapting is what human beings do, it's ubiquitous, we all you first have a family you adapt, when you have kids you most certainly adapt." "i am not remotly interested in placing, i don't think ththt's evenenslightly ininhe cards, but i don't want to come in dead last either." for nathan, it's hard to "i was kinda taken back, i was thinking, how that guy has a lot of bition to be e ere." the coopetition will be a learning experience. and a teaching one. "he inspires those around, because he doesn't back down,
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"disability and depression go crossfit later on has helped that immensely, i am doing things that i never thought i a shot too. the fundraiser for nathan is today.... it'' called "bar b blls and brews" brawl... coming up on toay in iowa... trick or treating starts early in an eastern iowa nursing me... and... taking jack-o- lanterns to new levels.. you're watching k-w-w-l news.
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we've got you covered. "now your storm track 7 jeb bush was a very strg governor, probably the strongest governor in the history of the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him.
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one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida, he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to beetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he got the n nkname veto corlelee. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., isisget ready...' because there will be change.
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will become more scattered as the area by 6 pm. highs today will be in the 50s with cloudy likely see tempertures around 40 ana west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget t o set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. highs will be around 70 from monday to wednesday. winds will pick up a bit tuesday and wednesday. a cold front will track across the state thursday and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to be thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s behind this front for the next weekend. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for yomr complete weather information. re is additional forecast infororation from thh kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team:rain will be coming to end across the area today. rain overnight has ranged from a
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will become more scattered as the morning goes on and end from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east of the area by 6pm. highs today will be in the 50s wit cloudy skies and a south/southweststwind up to 15 mph. trick or treaters will likely see temperatures around 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. donn forget to setetclocks back an hour tonight. sundd will see mainly mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. highs will be around 70 from monday to wednesday. winds will pick up bit tuesday annwednesday. a cold front will track across the state thursday and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to be thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s behind this s front for the next weekend. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtracc 7 weather
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team:rain will be coming to end across the area today. rain overnight has ranged from a trace to around 0.25". the rain will become more scattered as the morninig goes on aad end from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east of the area by 6 pm. highs today will be in the 50s with cloudy skies and a south/southwest wind up to 15 mph. trick r treaters will likelyyee temperatuus around 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. on't forget to`set clocks back an hour tonight. sunday will see mainly mostly nny skies with higgs in the 60s and a south wind at 5-15 mph. highs will be around 70 from monday to wednesday. winds will pick up a bit tuesday and wednesday. a cold front will track accoss the state thursrsay and friday. there will be a chance for rain and right now the best chance looks to be thursday night into friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s bhind this
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friday morning. highs will cool back into the 50s behind this front for the next weekend. coming up on today in iowa... it't' a big night for all of the pumpkins
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but how can you make your jack o lantern stand out? answers on the way. . plus, an inside look at an event that's speciallor halloween of all ages... today in iowa continues in a moment.
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star...the pumpkin. they will of course, be greeting trick-or-treaters around the country this evening... but as kevin tibbles tells us this morning -- if you really want to make your pumpkin stand out -- you've got your work carved out nothing screams hallowe'en like a carved pumpkin... " i love pumpkins!" but this year... the familiar mugs are getting ...well....a face lift... intricaae orange orbs ... the handyworkrkof brooklyn n nw york's 'maniac pumpkin carvers'... turning the run of the
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then to see a work of art carveddit into but the queen of the giant gourd has got to be dublin ohio's jeanette paras... she doesn't carve em.... she paints em.... well i pumpkinize--that's what i do--i umpkinize. this years offering... a 374 pound head... the trumpkin it goes together. i mean pumpkin, trump, pumpkin, trumpkin. she's pumpkinized everyone from miley cyrus and steve jobs to president obama... she works it all out on papererin her kitchen.n.. before taking ten hours to challenge... the unmistakable mane... six thirty eight inch blonde trumpkin on display past happpns butthe first order of business... is trick or treat.. kevin tibbles nbc news
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as halloween kickoffstoday across the u-s... people in mmxico city are preearing for their big fall celebration... the day of the dead...it's a celebration, dedicated to honoring the memoriis of departed loved ones.. the celebrations ssrt today andd will go through monday... in our nation's capital... the most famous american house has already passed out all of its halloween treats... as local students abd children of military families trick-or-treated at the white house last night... the president waved and shouted "happy halloween" as he and the first lady passed out goodies... kids loaded up their candy bags with special white house cookies, chocolate candies and more. taking the "top prize"... tte president jokingly awarded best dressed to a baby in a pope costume with
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a pope mobile wagon.... herer in eastern iowa... some children got head start on their trick or treating... taking away more than just candy at a local home. kwwl's brad hanson was there for an event that'sspecial for halloteen lovers of all ages... helen mcdonough has some...interesting visitiors coming through. "i think i like this better than christas." it's halloween athe ennoble skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in dububuue..something mcdonough looks forward too for weeks. (helen mcdonough, ennoble resident) "it just means
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any children, sthis really firefighter micah is working harddcollecting as much candy as he can, but also plotting for next year's and next time i'm gonna be batman. and next time he's gonna be batman. and he's been talking about it for a good couple of weeks." steuer also works at ennoble, and says they've been doing this for years. "the best therapy is the kids. it they've been talking about it know, you're a part of the world. you get to see the kids and it's hloween, and it's really nice to be able to share candy, but also, lotssand lots of smiles. the trick-or- treaters are mostly children of the staff or grandkids of the residents.... the best costume award went a
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kid dressed up like the green ghostbusters.... coming up on today in iowa... you don't have to be a kid to halloween! even zoo animals love this day! that willmake you smi. but who won??? you're watching k- w-w-l.l.. right back... if you think we can grow our economy while ignoring climate change, think again. amera's most innovative companies are already movivi to clean energy using existing technology to improve their bottom line. now we need a plan to help businesses and families across america to save moneon electricity and create millions of new jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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as some animals at a ukrainian zoo celebrated hallween with treets of their own... four tigers were served their meat from carved pumpkins... children at the zoo liked watching the tigers, bears and elephants havinn their halloween surprises.... the zoo's two bears -- chip and dale -- re into their right away... while the elephant played with the pumpkin for a while before omping down on it...
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aery adorable dog breed w also feeling thh halloween spprit this week... fans of pugs in ukraine had their fill of scary and cute from the beloved small dogs at a halloween- themed costume contest and fashion showw.. about a hundred doos dressed as spiders, angels and dragons... their owners also got in on the action. a fashion show contest was won by a pug dressed as the main character of the 1990 film edward scissorhands.... back here in the u- s... acalf was born with a flare for halloween... is little girl... has markings of a yes... a skull. the owner says people think he had something to do with it. he says if she's needed for halloween duty today she's ready.... after
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today. rain overnight has ranged from a trace to around 0.25". the rain will become more scattered as the morning goes on nd end from a west to east direction. most of the rain should be east of the area by 6 pm. highs today will be in the 50s with oudy skies and a south/southwest windup to 15 50 with skies clearing. mostly clear overnight will lows around 40 and a west wind at 5-10 mph. don't forget to set clocks back an hour next week. thanks for joining us this morning. - ruff-ruff. - tweet. - and dave. [song] - ruff-ruff tweet and dave what a wonderful wayayto spend your day with ruff-ruff tweet and dave what a fun day here we go yay ruff-ruff tweet and dave the spin again will take us on another great adventure
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