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let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. some areas have dipped into the mid 20s this morning although others are still in the 30s. winds are light to only around 7 mph from the south and we have clear skies. there are some clouds to our west and they will track into the area this afternoon. we will still have a pretty nice day temperature wise.. highs will be back into the mid to upper 50s with southeasterly winds at 5 to 15 mph. a very strong storm system tracks through tomorrow and thursday and will bring some pretty active weather to the viewing area. i'll have the details in a few minutes. breaking news this morning -- a
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university of iowa. according to university of iowa police, officers have received three reportes of sexual assault. the suspect is described as a man, about five ten, wearing red flannel, torn jeans and flip flops. he was seen near the hospital and main library. if you see him, do not approach. call police. decision 2016 coverage this morning: the republican presidential race takes center stage tonight in the midwest... just not in iowa. the contenders debate in milwaukee. the focus of this debate is the economy. tracie potts has a previeie. here's what it looks like at the historic milwaukee theater ahead of tonight's debate - with donald trump and ben carson center stage. trump, going after carson and marco rubio at a late night rally in illinois: "these are people with no experience, these are people that never met a payroll." carson faces tough questions
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claims about his past. he says the media's been tougher on him than anyone. " they do have an actual vendetta or at least an agenda against some of these candidates." but carson's opponents insist, you've got to be able to take the heat: "i'm thinking, 'pal, you ain't seen nothing yet.'" "we are responsible for the personal stories we tell about our lles." "i'm honored to be hhre with scott walker..." already in milwaukee, both marco rubio and jeb bush are courting the state's governor, former candidate scott walker. nbc has arned rubio met with walker last night. "we still have time to get this right, but we do not have forever." an endorsement from walker could bring either candidate much needed-support, especially from evangelicals. key issues likely to come up tonight: whether the fed should raise interest rates, the obama admninistration rejecting the keystone xl pipeline - and the trans-pacific trade partnership... creating or killing american jobs. i'm tracie potts ii washington, now back to you. the democrats next debate is
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this saturday night in des moines. one person is dead after being shot by police at a college -- a shooting that left the campus in lockdown. it happened monday night at spartanburg methodist college in south carolina. police say an officer was investigating a car break-in when someone got behind the wheel of that car, took off -- and then hit the officer. the officer fired and killed one person inside. another person was later arrested. the officer should be ok. plice are investigating a shooting near another college campus -- this time at clayton state university in georgia. police say the victim has serious between the first and second shot there were about 2 to 3 big thud and as we went out we saw the gentleman layingon the floor begging for help that's when i calleddthe cops. no word yet on whether anyone has been arrested. a mall is locked down after shots are fired. it happened in dearborn,
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michigan. no one was hurt -- and no arrests have been made. police called it a dispute check out what one officer is faced with -- in a matter of seconds. body camera video out of oklahoma shows a suspect driving a stolen s- u-v -- and driving it rigdt at an officers squad car. the officer fired two shots as the s-u-v rammed the cruiser. the suspect wasn't wounded -- but police had to use a taser to get her out of the s-u-v. continuing coverage this morning: a man will be sentenced early next year for murdering a woman outside the marion hy-vee. "upon the verdict4 the jury finds you guilty of murder in the first degree." nicholas luerkens has been convivited of first degree murder in the death of lynnsey donald. he killed her - in front of her seven-year old son... in april. luerkens was taken out of the courtroom in handcuffs, telling his family he loved them on his way out the door. as for lynnnsey's family -- her father read this statement.
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"we will all miss that loving her son ashton and you know will appreciated." luerkens will be sentenced to life in prison on january eighth. today, the sentencing hearing begins for a white supremacist convicted of killing three people in a jewish community nter last year. the shootings happened in kansas. the man said he did it to prevent genocide on the white race. among his victims -- a 14-year-old boy. today, it's back to practice for the universitt of missouri football team. dozens of players threatened to boycott if the university president did not step down. that's exactly what president tim wolfe did yesterday. he says he takes full responsibility for the frustration studees have over what they saw as his indifference to racial tension at the school. "we need , please, please, use
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hate. and let's move forward together and for a brighter tomorrow." students have called for more cultural sensitivity training, more minority staff members, and otherchanges -- new this morning: voters -- in one state -- will decide if they want universal health care. supports in colorado have enough signatures to force a vote next year. if they approve it, businesses would have to pay a new tax -- and so would employees. but then -- both employers and workers would not have to pay premiums to a private health insurer. history is being made in illinois this week -- as medical marijuana dispensaries open their doors. dozens of patients were in canton to make their first purchase. eight dispensaries are n nw open throughout central illinois and more than 33- hundred patients are approved to buy it. "if i don't have cannabis, my limbs want to tighten up and i stand up and move around. it's
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not the greatest, but at least i can manage." prices range from 19-dollars for one gram to 385-dollars for an ounce. in washington -- president obama is meeting the israeli prime minister. this is the first time the two have met since benjamin netanyahu addressed congress more than a year ago... in that visit - netanyahu told congress he was against an iran nuclear deal. it's no secret that the prime minister and i have had a strong looking to make sure that we find cmon ground tere. before he showed up in washington -- he learned about the two u-s government workers shot and kiled in jordan, next door to israel. netanyahu offered his condolences... one person is in the hospital after a big rig rammed into an apartment building. rescue crews in southern california say the truck was coming off the freeway when it
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there are no survivors after a plane crash in colorado. a small plane went down shortly after taking off in colorado springs. we don't know how many people were on board -- but again -- police are investigating a suspicious package is found at an airport it happened in miami. no one was injured -- but the investigation caused delays. police have not said what the packaged turned out to be... a little boy is being called a hero for simply being a good listener -- and then putting his education into action. lolita lopez tells us the child saved himself and his grandmother from a burning home. "it smells like smoke in there." "mommy look at my train set that you and daddy built me." destroyed in a fire that burned saturday morning through the house he shares with his mother "the whole house could have burnt down if he didn't notice right away." and grandmother- "i'm grateful, grateful to be here, grateful for nathaniel." grandma or "nannie" was sleeping in her bedroom when the fire started, likely from a space heater, in
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nathaniel's room. "it looked like there was a bonfire in my house." fire safety fresh on his mind- "i run to my nannies room (and action. "(so what did you do?) i woke her up" just two days before the fire, nathaniel and his kindergarten class visited san bernardino fire station 10, a few miles from his home in phelan. "(what did the firefighters tell you?) when there is a fire in your room you should drop down, you should crawl to a door." "got on 911 and he is trying to direct me to get on the floor." grandma says it was nathaniel who kept a level head- "he got out of the car and said nannie please you can't be in the house." insisting she not go back inside the burning house to look for little tinkerbell. "(who saved tinkerbell?) the firefighters." "thank you" those very firefighters awarded nathaniel with this plaque for his bravery - and for being a good listener. "i think it's a learning lesson
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for all parents teach your kids fire safety." hanging out with his new friends, what happened made nathaniel certain o one thing- "(what do you want to be when you grow up?) a firefighter." something tells me - that won't be a problem. we still have a lot to get to... including a debate about coffee cups now stretching to the campaign trail. a presidential candidate offers his two cents about starbucks -- and its revamped holiday cups. plus -- the buck stops here. right in the bedroom. one family was stunned to see this when they came home. this morning, but clouds will increase tts afternoon and a
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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: clouds will be on the increase today, but tomorrow and thursday will be very active. wednessy will have strong storms that will
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produce a lot of lightning and wind along with the potential for some tornadoes in the south. there is a slight risk of severe weather mainly along and south of highway 20, but the best chance of hail and tornadoes is south of interstate 80 for tomorrow afternoon and evening. but today we will have another pretty ninie day... stormtrack7 live weather network will show plenty of dry weather today, although we are starting off a bit chilly in some areas. temps are down to the low to mid 20s in some
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areas, although therr are upper 30s to low 40s to the southwest. southerly winds are light this morning but will be mainly 5 to 15 mph today... however the next couple of days will be pretty windy as that system tracks through. increasing clouds will be expected today, but that storm to the west will wind up and track to through us tomorrow and thursday bringing strong storms wednesday and very strong winds on thursday. rainfall could be heavy at times with
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otherwise it will be cloud with and it will be breezy, too. very for the weekend. milder weather gives iowa farmers a boost in the fields. farmers have 93 percent of the corn out of the field already, about two days ahead of the five-year average, about 98 percent of the soybean crop is harvested. the time now is one presidential candidate says he wouldn't be caught red-handed with starbucks new holiday cups. donald trump now weighing in on the starbucks controversy. plus it was not a banner moment for one cheesehead. not onlyyid his packers lose -- but the other team's quarterback messed with his sign. and he wants them to pay up. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in oelwein,, clermont, nashua and all of eastern iowa
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youtaking heat for changing the design of its coffee cup. and now a presidential hopeful
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as we first told you yesterday, starbucks has new, plain red holiday cups. it removed -- what it calls the symbols of the season -- which included reindeer, snow flakes and christmas ornaments. the company says the blank canvas allows yyu to tell your own christmas story -- by adding your design. but many people are fired up about it... accusing starbucks of waging a war on christmas. this is what donald trump had myself. i have one of the most successful starbucks in trump tower. maybe we should boycott starbucks. i don't know. seriously. i don't care." trump went on to say, if he's elected president, everyone will say "merry christmas" again. as the coffee giant finds itself in the middle of that controvrsy -- it's being thanked by many for this decision. starbucks is going to offer free tuition for a spouse or child of its veteran and active military reservist employees. it also announced it has hired more than five-thousand veterans and
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chicago bears fans haven't had a lot to celebrate this season... but they saved one of their better performances for prime time. bears and chargers on monday night football. down five points with a few minutes left -- bears' quarterback jay cutler fires a bullet over the middle to tght end zach miller, a tremendous effort -- and concentration -- to make the catch. the bears then held on for the win --- 22-19 over the chargers. a packers fan wants the panthers quarterback to pay up. a green bay fan says he followed all the rules -- when he put up a sign before the packers played carolina on sunday. he say panthers quarterback cam newton spotted the banner during pre- game warm up and took it down. "when he came and tore down the banner, i'm like what did he and i woulda just taken down the banner and said hey you know nice meeting you" he filed a police report -- and
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500 dollars to pay for the babaer. the panthers say they're reviewing their policy and will reimburse him. nothing runs like a deer -- unless it's stuck in the bedroom with nowhere to go. imagine seeing this when you come home. an indiana family found this deer in a bedroom. we're all wondering how it got ere. police say it broke through a window first -- before ending up in the bedroom. the deer eventually left -- jumping out a window. it's still to come this morning: helping you rest easy about health care. tips for those in the market for
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can be trickythere are h-s-a's and p-p-a's. marketplaces and exchanges. mary moloney has tips on what you should look if you are now there are many things to consider when picking out health surance. but experts say first --
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you should check your finances. "this is the time of year where you need to compare your total did you spend on out of pocket cost? you can determine, should i be in a high deductible health insurance plan or should you be in a low independent experts expect plans to cost more this year than they did in the past. know the out of pocket maximum. look at co-pays for visits or co-insurances -- to see how much extra you'll spend to see your doctor. make sure your doctors are considered in network. typically seeing someone off your plan will cost you more money. if you have the option -- contribute to a health savings account -- or h- s-a. money put into the account is tax- deductible. in some cases -- employers can also contribute to your fund. and - check your plan. even if you are automatically enrolled for 2016 -- review your options -- because plans can change. simple tips that won't make you sick over health for consumer watch --
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as we start the day -- storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan has the forecast for us next... eileen loan is back with another jeb bush: leadership means you've got to be all in. it's not about yappin'. it's not about talking. it's about doing. i know how to do this because i was privileged to serve in florida for eight years. and we turned the systems upside down that weren't working. 1.3 million new w bs were created. we cut taxes every year. income rose in people's pockets. people were lifted out of poverty.
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children started to learn. as president of the united states, i pledge to you that i will solve problems. announcer: right to rise usa is responsible for the
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check of your storm track seven forecast. nice today before a strong system tracks in for wednesday. this will bring showers and storms to the state wednesday and wednesday night with breezy conditions wednesday, very windy conditions thursday along with falling temperatures for the today in iowa. big news from sea world. a new plan to phase out a killer whalshow. plus... concerns raised over drinking water after high nitrate levels are found in one "you're watching kwwl.
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candidates meet face to face tonight -- but this time, the field on the debate stage is smaller. plus... we take a look at common core mathh- and whether it's making and message boards on the highway have a lot of people talking. and the idea came f2om iowa. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. eileen loan is here -- but for a quick check at the weather,
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