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lynnsey's father tonight on the news at six -- and the fulls we've go you covered in cedar rapids, kristin roger ...kwwl news. nichhlas luerkens will be sentenced on january 8th first degree murder holds a mandatory life sentence in iowa. storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg is tracking a storm that'll come midweek... wednesday intro thursdayy.. from the kwwl stormtrack morning. tuesday is going to be the area wednesday and taper off will be strong wednesday night through friday with gusts to 45 mph wednesday night/thursday.
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friday will be near 30 mph. the wind gradually tapers off friday night. how safe is your water? - - that's a question being asked in waterloo the past few days. friday - - waterloo water woos released a public notice that nitrate levels in one well had
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them to shut down that well. we can now tell you - - the waterloo water is safe to drink and has been since friday. kwwl heard your many health concerns over the weekend - - kwwl's jessica hartman went looking for the answers to your many questions. jessica, what did you find? in speaking with a pediatrician and the water works today - - i've f fund that very few residences may have been exposed to high nitrate levels. those who were e t risk most - - babies and pregnant women. spike in nitrate levels in a less than 24 hour period between wednesday and thursday of last week - -is concerning. "we are looking for that cause and effect and what caused that to happen."
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period there was some risk to residents, who live close to well 22 on fast dale street. "there is a maxium levellof 10 parts per million. fortunately, all of our other wells are well bellow 10 parts per million. this particular, for a short period of time spiked above 100parts per million. maybe somebody right in the vacinity of the well could have been exposed." most waterloo residnts drink water which is a mix of several wells - - and that diluted the nitrates from well 22. but how would you know if a baby or pregnant woman showed signs of high nitrate levels? "methemoglobinemia, pecially in a baby will cause blue baby syndrome and that's because the oxygen is not being transported to the rest of the body. then it causes the skin to appear blue. the same thing happen with women, they will feel fatigue, short of
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breath." hartman "the effected well, levels drop below 10 parts per million." because of this "the likely hood of any further exposure to these pregnant woman and young children is practically zero at this point." an other concern our viewers had - - was the effect on breast feeding - - according to the doctor - - there was no risk of expooe to a baby through breast milk. covenant did not have any cases linked to the nitrate levels in confirm any related cases. we've got you covered live i waterloo...jessica hartman kwwl news. waterloo water works says it's still working on determining the cause of the sudden spike. we wantteiterate- - he water is safe to drink and has
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emergencycrews respond to a gas leak at dubuque regional airport. it happened this morning after a gas line was hit during construction near the new terminal building...which is not open yet. black hills energy was called out to repair the leak. airppt officials ss the leak in continuing coverage... police are investigating a shots fired incident that led to a car ash in waterroo. it happened yesterday afternoon around four. the car crash happened in the neighborhoods of courtland and vinton street. kwwl's nikki newbrough is live in the kwwl newsroom. nikiki you've been looking into this. the police chief tells me they still don't have anyone arrested in the incident. he says it could have been a ot orse and someone could have died. police chief dan trelka says one car was getting shot at by another car. that caused this vehicle to lose
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control and run into a tree. witntnsses say four people ran away from thh vehicle. trelka says they talked to the driver and a passenger in that wrecked car....who say they didn't know who shot at them. as of right now, no one has been another four year old child shsht. i mean thii is stupidy." a couplelebullets hit the car and police found one stray bullet that hit a home. trel says several people did call the policic station as soo as they heard gunshots, but they we've got you covered live in the newsroom nikki newbrough kwwl news. trelka says this appears to be an isolled incident.. if you have e ny information,n, contact police. new at five...
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israeli prime minister in the oval office today... this is the first time the two've met nce benjamin ntanyahu addressed congress more th a year ago... in that visit a yearrago - nethanyahu agruged to congress against the iranian nuclear deal - a deal which has enough support to sustain a presidential veto. it's no secret that the prime minister and i have had a strong ananso we're goii to be looking tmake sure that we find common ground there. before netanyahu arrived i i washington, ii was learned that two u-s government workers were shot and kiled in jordan, next door to israel -- netanyahu offered his condolences... commg up... al roker is hot on the trail to eastern iowa... where he's going to be tonight to deliver a world- recordmbreaking forecast for
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and... what lies in store for seaworld orcas -- after the park announces big changes. thas coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look atthe storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. --------- ---------
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november day with sunshine and highs in the mid to upper 50s. we are tracking a large sttrm forecast to move acacss the iowa wednesday. rain and storms will spread across the area wednesday and taper off late wednesday night. isolated severe storms are possible wednesday afternoon. the winds will be strong wednesday night through friday with gusts to 45 mph wednesday night/thursday. guststson friday will be near 30 mph. the wind gradually tapers off friday
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night. the sky remains clear tonight with temperatures dropping into the upper 20s to around 30 by morning. tuesday is going to be a nice november day with sunshine and highs in the mid to per 50s. we arereracking a large storm forecast to move across the iowa wednesday. rain and storms will spread across the area wednesday and taper off late wednesday night. isolated severe storms are possible wednesddy afternoon. the winds will be
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strong wednesday night through friday with gusts to 45 mph wednesday night/thursday. usts on friday will be near 30 mph. the wind gradually tapers off friday night. the sky remains clear tonight with temperatures dropping into the upper 20s to aroundd0 by morning. tuesday is going to be a nice november ay with sunshine and highs in the mid to upper 500. we are tracking a large storm forecast to move across the iowa wednesday. rain and stormm will spread across the area wednesday
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and taper off late wednesday morning. tuesday is going to be off friday night. coming up... in just a few hours al roker will be in eastern iowa, continuing his quest to break a world record... how people are getting ready for his visit. then -- a top u-s safety official is switching his opinion on seat belts on school buses -- what this means for the future of school bususs. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in waverly, sumner, --------- ---------
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recognized weathercasters will be in our area tonight. nbc's al roker will stop by dubuque for his "rokerthon 2 tour." al is attempting the guinness world record title...for the fastest time to report a weather forecast rom all 50 states...cluding washington d-c. he kicked off his tour friday in hawaii. now it's dubuque's turn...and the city has been preparing for s visit. kw-wl's shirley desccbeth is live in dubuque with more. al roker will be here at the port of
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around 9:30. the visitors bureau ays they suggested this location...along with a couple others to nbc. ultimately...this location beat out the others. you ccn see...workerer were out earlier today to make sure the riverwalk is ready for al's production crews...to make sure there will be enough lighting along the riverwalk. the grand the broadcast. "i think everyone is pretty excited. its been kind of a whirlwind, iis happened really ickly. it wasn't announced by nbc right away, they kind of wanted to keep it on the low- down the entire promotion." as for the tour -- dubuque is the only stop in iowa for al. the visitor's bureau says this helps bring national attention to dubuque. now...once again al roker will
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be here tonight on the riverwalk around 9:30. and eryone is invited...we'd love to see you there. we've got you covered live in dubuque shirley descorbeth.... ...kwwl news. right after forecasting iowa's weather in dubuque -- al roker heads to hazel green, wisconsin. this year's rokerthon will benefit feeding amerqca. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... hear from the university of missouri president on his arupt decision to resign as president. and... what big chahages are coming to seaworld in the coming months --------- --------- --------- ---------
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presdient abrrtly resigns om his position following protests. "we shall overcome" those are the sounds of lebraitons from students on campus who'd been protesting the president tim wolfe because of how he'd
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handled allegations or racism on the mizzou campus. wolfe says though he's upset, it's the right thing to do. i've ththught and prayed about this decision and its the right thing to do. the response to why we are here today. wolfe's resignation comes eight days after a graduate student started a hunger strike - vowing he wouldn't eat until wolfe resiged or was fired. wartburg college will be making some tough decisions this week . the private college in waverly is facing a budget shortfall, along with declinging enrollment. three professors#are looking at loosing their jobs. president dadarel coleson shhuld be making a decison tomorrow.
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reinbeck school district are calling for the district to be dissolved... this after the board of education voted to close one of the district's three schools because of declining enrollment. in may citizens gave the board a petition, now the board must set up a referendum for residents to vote where to dissolve the district. the head of the national highway transportation safety administration is changing his position ononseatbelts -- ow making every effort to get seatbelts on america's school buses... mark rosekind says the administration is accepting data showing seat belts on school buses reduce injuries and save livee.. a shocking announcement today from seaworld -- the park will be phasing out their killer whale
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show at one of their loctions. the show at the san diego park will be phased out and replaced with a new orca exhibit by 2017. seaworld has fallen under intense criticism after the movie blackfish premiered - criticizing the park's treatment of orcas. here's a live look at the hawkeye community college skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst ---------
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mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll --------- --------- --------- storm track seven chief
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developing news tonight. brought down by a campus revolt over race. a president resigned over amid protest and a football steam standing in solidarity. murder charges for a pair o officers opening fire killing a 6-year-old boy. what led upp to the shooting that shocked the nation. olympics cheating bombshell. investigators accuse russia of widespread
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