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handle the situation -- and is instead ""you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the news at ten." od evening eveveyone, i'm amanda goodman. and i'm ron steele. thanks for joining us. the big s word -- snow is in the forecast -- let's go to storm schnackenberg now who's tracking it. rom the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: after a few scattered rain showers this evening, skies will gradually clear overnight. it will continue to be windy overnight with a west wind 15-30 mph, gusting to 50mph at times. a wind advisory is in effect for parts of the viewing area. highs thursday will be in the low tt mid 40s. thhrsday night will be clear with lows in the low to mid 20s, and the wind rain/snow mix changing to light snow friday afternoon into friday night. the moisture
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initially has to overcome the dry air in place fridayyorning. the ground iiwet and warm (50s)...that has to cool down before snow begins to accumulate. the exact track of rain/snow mix sometime in the afternoon friday changing to light snow friday evening, and lasting througgearly saturday morning. now if all of this plays out in the favor of snow, accumulations of 1-3"will be possible across iowa, with a swath of 3+ inches possible in get a better idea of the exact track snow of the season. with possible snow in thth forecast... it's time to prepare for changes
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road... getting back in the swing of driving in unfavorable conditions isn't easy.. that's why the iowa department of transportation is making changes to their plows to help keep you safer on the road kwwls olivia mancino saw those changes today, she joins us now live..outside the new changes are affecting more than 200 plows in iowa.. its called the blue light projjt, and it's been in the works for a while this in efforts to make plows more visible for drivers, and to prevent crashes when visibility is low the first snow of the year isn't always welcome. "its starting to get a little colder than i expected sooner" anxiety for drivers . whats the worst part about roads"
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"winter drivvinn isnt only fruststating it can also be very dangerous, that's why the dot is implementing new technology to prevent crashes" these plows may not look so different from last year, but these blue flashing lights can cause a world of difference . youre driving down the road and you get the snow circling around the back side of the just a few snow ploo accidents in iowa... by implementing blue and white lights, the d- o-t hopes it'll make plows more visible, preventing injuries and damage to both vehicles. "you know obviously the pretty expenssve to replace, if we knock a spinner or brine out it puts the turck out of service for a little bit" the dot currently has 213 plows with these lights, ready to be put to the tee. "it would be a big help,especially when i go to work in the daytime and its still dark ouside "when we see if they're blue and not red we'll see their plows and not the back of the
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car' it's a small change, but the d-o-t hope's it'll have a big effect on the roads thisisyear. just as the plows have ghts...remembb its important for you to turn on your lights during storms as well - rain or snow even if you can see just fine other cars may not be able to see you we've got you coveree these plows aren't everywhere in our viewing area yet, however there are some stationed in cedar apids, coralville, williamsburg and tipton while snow is in the forecast -- so is the strong wind -- and some eastern iowans are spending the day cleaning up after some damage. winds about 85 miles an hour hitting the marengo area. iowa couny emergency management says one strong 20 second gust of wind is liiely
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knocked down buildings and trees in th area. the wind also blowing theeoof off the cub cadet convenience store... and knocking down parts of the brooklyn elevator. residents say they were worried their huber/marengo resident) "my boyfriend was coming hooe into marengo this morning and he saw all the trees down. his thought in his head was he hoped a tree didn't land on his car over there." emergeny management says there was not a a ornado last nnght to their knowledge... but many people in marengo say it certainly felt like one. luckily --no injuries were reported. a former city clerk is facing federal charges -- she's accused of using city funds for personal use and burning down the city dillinger set fire to the sey city hall -- the night before state auditors were expected to begin investigating the missing money.
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charged 300- thousand dollars to city credit cards over six years . a man accused of abducting his ten- year-old stepdaughter is sentenced to up to 71 years in prison. 49-year-old kenneth johns, of coralville, pleading guilty to two counts of child enangermend. the kidnapping and other charges were dropped in the plea deal. johns admitted to taking the girl from a home in solon in march -- triggering an amber alert. johns sayiyi he took the girl because she was allegedly being abused by her mother -- shelly johns. shelly pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges in aprrl. authorities are looking for a registered sex offender after they say he stole two cars. a warrant issued for 31-year-old mark macinnis, of west union. the fayette ounty sheriff's office says macinnis stole car from oelwein last week and drove it
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allegedly stole a second one. the car was found in west union two das later. authorities went to macinnis registered address to arrest him, but he was not there. a burglar apologetic after being sentenced to up to ten years in prison for steali from a locaa vetetenss post. 52 year old todd losh pleading guilty to burglary, theft and criminal mischief charges. take a look at the surveillance video. you can see losh break into the cedar falls amvets post 49 building -- and try to crack open the atm with a pick ax... poli say he also broke into a locked office and tried to break into a safe.. vets at the post say he stole about 17 hundred dollars from them. a county attorney says losh was extremely emotional in court yeststday-- saying his own father was a veteran. but some vets not buying losh's apology. . to say that your dad was a vet doesn't really know
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have no sympathy forrhe guy that broke in..none at all." the members bought a new atm at post 49 but denny says every member is still affected by the incident. he compares someone stealing from veterans..to someone stealing from the red cross. authorities arrest a man in a homicide investigation. 48-year-old freddy crisp is charged with first ddgree murder. he's accused of shooting and killing dale potter earlier this month in pomeroy. no bond has been set for crisp at this time. authorities believe they killed the man who planned theedeadly attack in paris -- following an overnight raid. eight people were arrested during the seige in the darisian subuur -- the mastermind not among them... however, they say he could've
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been one of at least two people killed during the raid today. 31 governors are now saying they want to close their borders to syrian refugees, including governor branstad. but as kwwl's brad hanson shows us, at least one iowa mayor is fighti back. (brad hanson, would close their borrers to syrian refugees, even as obama's administration calls to bring thousands of them (christopher taylor, swisher mayor) "i just wanted to go on that would welcome syrian refugees." taylor issuing a proclamation, opening his town to theesyrian refugees branstad is trying to turn away. "for me, it was really a question of how do we want to approach this situation? dd we want to standpoint of welcoming folks in, and it seems like the latter is the iowa way." many of the concerns surrounding this issue, stemming from the paris attacks--a syrian passport found near the body of one of the attackers. "i have heard that i am singlehandedly undermining the national security of the united states. i completely understand the secuirty issue. he makes a very good point that we absolutely do need to
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continue to look that. theree are mechanisms in place that we vet folks who apply for refugee status." (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "i spoke with one of swisher's libraaians, who tells me she is incredibly proud of her mayor for making in this community. in fact, he states. completely understand the seceirty issue. he makes a to look atthat. there are mechanisms in place ttt we vet folks who apply foo refugee status." (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "i spoke with one of swisher's librararans, who tells me she is incredibly proud of her mayor for making won last month's election with 97 percent of the votes. and while he may have won by a for antonio vega, the security issue certainly plays a part. (antotoio vega, swwher) "that sayingghat it's going to happen, but hopefully our government is doing a thorough, deep investigation on whoever we allow to come over here."
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@bhansonkwwl) "taylor hasn't received a whole lot of feedback yet, but what he has heard has been pretty positive. although he admits he's been a bit overwhelmed with all the attention to really have a lot of time to hear what the people of his town think. we've got you covered in swisher, brad hanson, kwwl news." mayors in high profile cities like chicago, boston and santa fe have pupued back against their governors, saying they would still welcome those refugees. coming up on kwwl... we meet this week's honorary kid captain for the iowa hawkeyes. plus.. at least one local city getting in the holiday spirit. here's a live lk at the storm trarak 7 live doppler radar....storm track seven's
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chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast, coming up...
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forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. sse the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: after a few scattered rain showers this evening, skies will gradually clear overnight. it will continue to be windy overnight with a west wind 15-30 mph, gusting to 45 mph at times. thursday will be mostly sunny, with a west wind 20-40 mph, gusting to 50mph at times. a
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highs thursday will be in the low to mid 40s. thursday night will be clear with lows in the low to mid 20s, and the wind dying down a bit. 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, and lasting through early satatrday morning. now if all of this plays out in the favor of snow, accumulations of 1-3"will be possible across iowa, with a swath of 3+ inches possible in eastern iowa. we e ill have a better idea as to where the heaviest snow will fall as we get a better idea of the exact track of the storm system over the next 24 hours. we will continue to track our otential firir
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snow of the season.after a few continue to be windy overnight with a west wind 15-30 mph, gusting to 45 mph at times. thursday will be mostly sunny, with a west wind 20-40 mph, gusting to 50mph at times. a wind advisory is in effect for parts of the viewing area. highs thursday will be in the low to mid 20s, and the wind dying down a bit. we are tracking the chanc of a rain/snow mix changing to ligg 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 accumulate. the exact track of the precipitation and duration is still a bit uncertain. timing, at this point, is a rain/snow mix sometime in the afternoon fridd changing totoight snow frrday evening, and lasting through early saturday morning. now if all of this
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accumulations of 1-3"will,be possible across iowa, with a swath of 3+ inches possible in eastern iowa. we will have a better idea as to where the the next 24 hours. we will continue to track our potential first snow of the season.after a few scattered rain showers this evening, skies will gradually clear overnight. it will continuee to be windy overnight with a west wind 15-30 mph, gusting to 45 mph at times. thursday will be mostly sunny, with a west wind 20-40 mph, gusting to 50mph at times. a wind advisory is in effect for parts of the viviwing area. hhghs thursday will be in the low to mid 40s. thursday night will be clear with lows in the low to mid 20s, and the wind dying down a bit. 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 the precipitation anddduration is still a bit uncertain. timing, at this point, is a accumulations of 3"will be
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possible across iowa, with a swath of 3+ inches possible in get a better idea of the exact track of the storm system over of the season. breaking news here here -- police confirm one man has been shot near the intersection of eight and leavit streets in waterloo. hot many details at this time t we will continue to keep you updated.
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with thh potential for the first snow this week -- holiday cheer is starting to spread. downtown cedar falls decking out the city. santa's elvfs are putting up decorations along main street, and setting up santa's workshop. the decorations come from sponsors, downtown merchants, and citywide businesses -- and the hard work is all done by volunteers "nothing is provided from the city, it's all donations, um, and all the help is volunteer work from citizens." santa's workshop is part of the holiday hoopla event and will open friday, november 27th...the day after thanksgiving.
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with every hawkeye game, there is a kid captain. the kid captain program is in it's 7th year, it selects patients from the university of iowa children's hospital and allows them to share their stories we had the opportunity to talk with the kid captain for this weeks final home game -- beau atkinson, he has a re form of hemophilia. beau was diagnosed at just 6 months old he is now 13-years old and enjoys being active in his gym class and the good friends he surounds himself that if sosoething happens to me like if i end up on crutches or in a wheel chair, i know i have good friends t support me and help me out through that whole time." this week beau will join the hawkeyes on the field at the beginning of the gam his family will have this banner outside of the stadium at ther tailgate they are welcoming anyonn to sign the banner to support beau. coming up next... the cubbies continue to take home the hardware -- with yet
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and.. desmond king honored once again for his exceptional season. "now, kwwl sports." the cubbies may notthave won the (vo) shop all makes, models and colors in your neighborhood... all with worry-free ownership. head to your neighborhood enterprise car sales and let the people who buy more vehicles th anyone...
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world series this year -- but they are certainly taking home plenty of the hardware. kris bryananwas named national league rookie of the year, joe maddon n-l manager of the year -- and now starting pitcher jake arrieta is crowned the national
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arrieta haa 22 wins on he season with a 1 point 7-7 e- r-a and 236 strikeouts. the cubs ace was absolutely dominant in the second half of the season -- posting an e-r-a under 1 -- the lowest mark after the all-star break in mlb history. the cubs are the second team in history to takhome the rookie of the year, manager of the year, and young awards. the only other -- the south-siders -- the chicago whitesox in 1983. senior day for the hawks saturday at kinnick..with a tri to the big 10 tle game on theheline. 2-8 purdue is the opponent...purdue has one of the worst rushing offenses in the country..but the hawks can't overlook anyone at this point and a bad weather day kirk ferentz: "if you look back at just last week, they played a heck of a footballhgame against good victory over nebraska, so they're doing a good job and we there."
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home game, so we want to go out there and give it our all, especially for them and for this team." hawkeyes and boilermakers kick it off at 11 a-m saturday from kinnick. and iowa's sensational defensive back desmond king is being honored once again, named as one of the 15 semifinalists for the walter camp player of the year award. the junior has eight interceptions on thhyear, tops in the country. one more int and desmond king becomes iowa's all time leader in interceptions, passing legendary nile kinnick and lou king, a star from the 1981 hawks....
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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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following reaking news here -- waterloo police confirm one man has been shot near the intersection of eight and leavitt streets waterloo police also investiating an armed robbery at ray's supermarket. they say a gun was fired in the store -- no word on an injuries at this time -- but we will keep you updated on our website at kwwl doo com. storm track seven chief
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