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good evening everyone, i'm amanda goodman. and i'm ron steele. thanks for joining us. body cameras in police departments have been in the news a lot lately -- and now firefighters are following the lead..using fire and water resistance helmet cameras. and soon one eastern iowa fire department will be using them. kwwl's lauren moss saw the cedar falls fire department's new purchase.. she joins us now live amanda, they are pretty amazing. these helmet cameras are like an instant replay for firefighters- helping to bring out memories of a scene..to better investigate and analyze fires..and the cedar falls fire chief is calling it...ground breaking technology. investigating fires will never be the same..all thanks to helmet cameras. take a look at one in action in ohio...firefighters suspect this fire is arson and they are using the video to help look for patterns... the cedar falls fire department just bout 3 helmet cameras. its basically being able to bring the memory out of the fire and bring it back to the fire house. he's calling this a game changer... you know we are going to be able to tell a lot about how a
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flame the color of the smoke where the fire is in the house... and these cameras are designed to handle intense fires.. this is one of the only cameras that actually will sustain heats up to 900 degree f which is incredibly hot something that we don't even want to be in but they've gone over that threshold just to make sure that they are safe and protetced and advantages of these cameras and capturing beyond helping firefighters. we are going to focus on using this to better the firefighters ability to fight fires also tto provide a safer environment for future environment also a safer enviroment for citizens of cf.
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now there are no state or federal guidelines for helmet cameras just yet- so the chief at the cedar falls fire department is currently working on getting those done before he trains anyone on how to use the cameras. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. thanks lauren- the cedar falls fire department hopes to start wearing the helmet cameras in january. the rain continues in eastern iowa and it could be here awhile. let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now who's tracking the rain. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl wednesday evening. mild temperatures, in the low 50s tonight, linger into wednesday morning. temperatures slowly fall into the upper 40s during the afternoon. a gusty south wind continues through wednesday evening.
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wednesday night the wind starts to come from the west pushing dry air across iowa clearing the clouds around midnight. the sky remains clear through thursday night. wind gusts could reach 45 mph thursday from the west and then gradually diminish thursday night. we are tracking the chance of a rain/snow mix changing to light snow friday afternoon into friday night. the moisture republican presidential candidate is dropping out of the race. governor bobby jindal announced today he is suspending his presidential campaign. jindal released a statement following the announcement saying how much of an honor it was to run for president. the terrorist attacks in paris last week are impacting syrian refugees trying to come to america. the attacks have prompted 27 states in the u-s to express their wishes to disallow refugees from entering those states. kwwl's hillary maglin talked to a man who came to iowa city from syria nearly thirty years ago. hillary - what
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ron... syrian families living in iowa city and cedar rapids are concerned that some states are not welcoming refugees... because they're simply misinformed. the attacks on paris just a few days ago were planned and executed by isis... which led many government officials to shut their states from syrian refugees entering. but some native syrians who are already here in america say those people are misinformed... and that not all syrians are part of isis... meaning the people of america should not fear syrian refugees. (newman abuissa/iowa syria native) "i feel i have a larger i have lots of sympathy for many, many people in the state of iowa, and the surrounding community." abuissa says before the attacks on paris... he felt he and other
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syrians abuissa tells me he thinks this sudden opposition to refugees stems from fear in america... i'm working on that story for 10. we've got you covered live in iowa city... hillary maglin ...kwwl news. governor branstad announced yesterday iowa would be one of the 27 states shutting out syrian refugees. some colleges across the country are reconsidering how they run their study abroad programs. this comes after the paris attacks...one of the victims was a foreign exchange student from california. kwwl's shirley descorbeth reached out to local universities in dubuque to find out what changes they'll make...if any. she joins us live now in dubuque. after the attacks...some colleges across the country have cancelled planned study abroad trips to paris.
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have students in paris at the moment...but that's not stopping them from reevaluating their programs. traveling the world....and studying abroad is making changes to thier programs. "we've already been groups." here at the university of dubuque...the study abroad program doesn't currently have students in paris...but did for a short-time while over the summer. "we regularly have our short term faculty led groups travel to paris every couple of years or so." and as of right "and although parents may sometimes worry about their son or daugter studying abroad...those who run the program say traveling is so now...they don't plan to cancel future trips to paris. "and although parents may sometimes worry about their son or daugter studying abroad...those who run the program say traveling is so valuable to a students education." "travel is really a part of education...and we learn so much about ourselves when we travel, and get out of our comfort zone." while the paris attacks may have put many people on
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edge...universities don't seem like they're going to make drastic changes. i also reached out to clarke university here in dubuque -- they say the paris attacks will not have an impact on their study abroad programs. none of their students are currently in europe...or will be come spring. we've got you covered in dubuque...shirley descorbeth.... ...kwwl news. at the moment -- the university of dubuque has students studying in other parts of europe...like ireland. they say most of their study abroad programs are led by faculty who have lived in the foreign country. two people are arrested and one person is in the hospital after a fight in a gas station parking lot. waterloo police were called to the money and more near la porte road, for a subject who was stabbed in a fight. police say mark kelly took cash
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from another man and stabbed him three people knew each other. kelly was arrested for 1st degree robbery. a gas station was closed down after a vehicle drove into it. it happened monday at the road ranger gas station near fifteenth street and first avenue in cedar rapids. employees say a range rover drove through the front - nearly hitting a man inside. no one was injured. the university of northern iowa implementing a new program this fall to combate suicide. just this semester two students died in the dorms on campus. kwwl's nikki newbrough is live in the newsroom. nikki what is this new program called? it's called "one is too many." today president william ruud touched on it and spoke with us college officials recognize students have a lot of stress. the program "one is too many" was
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implemented this fall. but the campus did a lot of reseach before rolling it out. they say connectiveness. "the issues of mental health are challeneged on univeristy campus. anytime you loose someone you love it's very very engaged through our student affairs office." mark rowe-barth with the wellness center says they are currently reaching out to faculty and are currently reaching out to faculty and staff. they are making them aware of have. ruud says they still have counselors available for anyone that needs them. he says they have also reached out to the community for help we've got you covered live in the newsroom nikki newbroughkwwl news. thank you nikki. coming up on kwwl, with their football team off to its best start in school history, the hawkeyes are
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and - the panthers basketball team was up bright and early for their game against stephen f. austin. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." stormtrack 7 weather team: rain continues tonight through i owe about $68,000. i owe $44,000 in student loans. my plan, the new college compact, says you should not have to borrow money to pay
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and you ought to be able to refinance student debt. and i don't believe the federal government should be making a profit off of lending to young people who are borrowing to be able to get their education. we have got to make college affordable.
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wednesday evening. mild temperatures, in the low 50s tonight, linger into wednesday morning. temperatures slowly fall into the upper 40s during the afternoon. a gusty south wind continues through wednesday evening. wednesday night the wind starts to come from the west pushing dry air across iowa clearing the clouds around midnight. the sky remains clear through thursday night. wind gusts could reach 45 mph thursday from the west and then gradually diminish thursday night. we are tracking the chance of a rain/snow mix changing to light snow friday afternoon into friday night. the moisture initially has to overcome the
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dry air in place friday morning. the ground is wet and warm (50s)...that has to cool down is still a bit uncertain. timing, at this point, is a rain/snow mix sometime in the afternoon friday changing to light snow friday evening. the light snow tapers off by sunrise saturday morning. now if all of this iowa, is 3" or less. exact forecast snow amounts are still unknown at this time since there is plenty of uncertainty. we will continue to track our potential first snow of the season. rain continues tonight through wednesday before tapering off wednesday evening. mild temperatures, in the low 50s tonight, linger into wednesday morning. temperatures slowly fall into the upper 40s during the afternoon. a gusty south wind continues through wednesday evening. wednesday night the wind starts to come from the west
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clearing the clouds around midnight. the sky remains clear through thursday night. wind gusts could reach 45 mph thursday from the west and then gradually diminish thursday night. we are tracking the chance of a rain/snow mix changing to light snow friday afternoon into friday night. the moisture initially has to overcome the dry air in place friday morning. the ground is wet and warm (50s)...that has to cool down before snow begins to timing, at this point, is a rain/snow mix sometime in the afternoon friday changing to light snow friday evening. the light snow tapers off by sunrise saturday morning. now if all of this plays out in the favor of snow, minor snow accumulation is possible. minor snow, here in iowa, is 3" or less. exact forecast snow amounts are still unknown at this time since there is plenty of uncertainty. we will continue
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track our potential first snow of the season.rain continues preparing to take on purdue this weekend at kinnick stadium. while the hawks have a perfect 10-0 record, the best start in school history, there are still kwwl's kristin rogers spoke with athletic director, gary barta today, kristin what's the latest on the ticket sales? amanda there are still over 8 thousand tickets waiting to be sold. the university is hoping to fill kinnick stadium, for their last home game of this record breaking season. (cg: gary barta, director of athletics, university of iowa) "when kinnick is alive and full there one reason why the hawkeyes are hoping for a crowd like last saturday against minnesota, when
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they sold out kinnick stadium. (cg: gary barta) "when the stadium is full and alive and coaches appreciate it so it just makes it so much more fun." the hawkeyes are having at 10-0... but despite the record and last weeks crowd, they haven't been selling out every game. (cg: gary barta) "why there's a lot of factors but again we sold out last saturday, we're gonna have a great crowd this saturday, and you know it'd be it's going to be, it will be a fun day." school history, with a flawless record doesn't you know stadiums across america why don't they always sell out? you know there's a lot saturday, and you know it'd be great to get the sell out but if fun day." over 8 thousand tickets need to be sold to reach the university, still hoping the remaining tickets will go. this weekend is not only the last home game, but that also makes it senior day." (cg: gary barta) "let's fill the house for our seniors and go out in fashion." i'm told over 4,000 tickets have been
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i'm told over 4,000 tickets have been sold since last saturdays win and they are selling more everyday, still hoping to get rid of all we've got you covered live in iowa city, kristin rogers ...kwwl news. kickoff this weekend is at 11 a.m. although it's the last home game the hawkeyes will have one more regular season game over thanksgiving weekend, when they take on nebraska in lincoln. coming up, the panthers wake up early for a tough non-conference matchup with stephen f. austin. prepare for the purdue boilermakers to come to town.
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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 jobs were created. we cut taxes every year. income rose in people's pockets. people were lifted out of poverty. 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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how about breakfast and basketball, as part of espn's 31 hour tipoff marathon. panthers hosting stephen f. austin --in the mcleod center. and panther fans were treated to donuts to get themselves ready for a big test against the lumberjacks. uni must have gotten plenty of beauty sleep because they came out firing. senior wes washpun drives to the hole for a layup, giving uni an early 4-0 lead. next posession for uni, jeremy morgan with a beautiful spin move and he finishes with the finger-role, giving uni a 6-2 lead. later in the half, aarias austin kicks it to paul jesperson who puts a ridiculous move on his defender and finishes with the leaning jumper; jesperson scored a team-high 15 points on the day. uni held a 40-26 lead at halftime, and they never let off the gas. morgan snags a rebound and dishes
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to matt bohannon who drills one of his three 3- pointers. and the panthers wanted to show that they have what it takes to stephen f. austin, 70-60 and now the mcleod center saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock. "we just really had to focus in can make a lot of plays. but if we're not getting stops, it's not going to matter. so we really just came together as a unit, and focused on a defensive effort." this saturday afternoon is a big one -- panthers host number one north carolina in the mcleod center --tipoff at 1 o'clock. with a victory over purdue this saturday at kinnick, the hawkeyes are assured of an appearnce in their first ever big ten championship game, december 5. as zach grant reports, the hawks have worked hard to earn this so the iowa hawkeyes play their final game here at kinnick stadium of the season against purdue... theyll look to send their seniors off with a victory that
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would extend an all ready school record to 11-0 and clinch the big ten west title. "one of your goals at now weve put oursleves in a good spot to be in this spot." west and then ease up were trying to finish out the season the way we want." although purdue sits at upsetting nebraksa just three weeks ago. "they have a good offense they put up 52 against nebraska they have an athletic will be one step closer to continuing their dream season.. mathmatically if we win then were in i'm not trying to be cute here and thats a really good thing that would mean were 11-0 and 7-0."the fact that we are 2 games away from being undefeated in the regular season is pushing us even more. " mathmatically if we win then were in i'm not trying to be cute here and thats a really good thing that would mean were 11-0 and 7-0."mathmatically if we win then were in i'm not trying to be cute here and thats a really good thing that would mean were 11-0 and 7-0."
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kwwl news. that's it for sports. we'll be
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it took alexis 4 years to earn her college degree.but it will take her 25 years to pay off her student loans.
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and create millions of new jobs. solving our climate crisis starts with 50% clean energy by 2030. so, what are we waiting for? a last look at your forecast. rain continues tonight through wednesday before tapering off wednesday evening. mild temperatures, in the low 50s tonight, linger into wednesday morning. temperatures slowly fall into the upper 40s during the afternoon. thank you for joining us for the k-w-w-l news at six. we'll see you back here at ten
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