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again and just kept mowing not hurt. at this point, police don't know why the woman d dove down the sidewalk. ( deputy chief brett zimmerman / lvmpd ) "we know that this was not an act of looking at all the surveillance video from the area interviewing dozens of witnesses, trying to pinpoint exaccly what happeeed. drew spencer,r,kwwl news. police have the driver in custody. overnight, they were checking to see if she hadany alcohol l r drdrs in her system. the wartburg wrestling team is in vegas for a tournament -- we're told two colle teams had to pull out of the tournament because some of theirrestlers were injured .--none were from wartburg. we're working on catching up with the wartburg team to hear their reaction to all of this. we'll have that report at 5 and 6 tonight.
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lindsey graham is ending his campaign for president. the senator from south carolina told c-n-n -- in his words -- to suspend my campaign. i'm not going to suspend my desire to help the country. i'll updatat. thirty six trips have informed me. but the one thing i feel really good about is i did it with a smile on my face. i talked about things that are important to me - and somebody better fix one day." graham made the official announcement in an e-mail to supporters and a you-tube video posted this morning. the decision comes just days after the c-n-n republican presidential debate in las vegas. graham was widely viewed as dominating the under-card debate. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your first forecast. low clouds are still showing up
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stormtrack7 live weather network cameras... the rain has tracked out, but we may have some drizzle and fog into the afternoon. temperatures are holding steady in the north and have fallen in the south... we are sitting at mid to upper 30s over most of the viing area with a few low 40s tryinnto hold on. winds are mainly 5 to 15 mph from the northwest and will keep our temps steady or falling this afternoon. we stay relatively new at noon -- crews respond to a suspicious fire this morning. it happened on riehl street in waterloo.... firemen say the fire was out in the time of the fire.... there is minimal damage to the home. no injuries have been reported. a waterloo man is facing multiple charges after allegedly--
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kyle hattrup is charged with assaulting his mother. he's is also charged with setting her garage on fire. this happppned this weekknd. the fire was extinguished after officers arrived. when officers found hattrup he alledgedly pulled out a weapon. he was then taken into custody. iowa city police are asking for your help after a mcdonalds was robbed. police responded to an iowa city mcdonalds around 4:30 this morning. an employee was approached by a male as they prepared to open for business and deeanded money.-- thh left. the subject is described as a black male, about 6 foot, 20 to 30 years- old wearing a brown jacket and black stocking cap. it's unknown if the man was armed. no one was injujued. if you have any information -- call police. new details this afternoon: we now know the cause of eath, afafer a high school wrestler from iowa causes.
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spencer high school. he placed eighth at the 2-- state estling tournnment last year. he was competing in the 220-pound weight division saturday when he collapsed... "i really don't know what sudden he was on the floor like there was nothing there left to give like he was completelyyworn out," a go fund me page has been set up to help aussin's family anan has already raised more than 26-thousand dollars. today, iowans gather to honor the life of a teenager. a funeral for moe sed was held at ten thirr this morning at the first baptist church in waterloo. this is video of a gathering in sed's honor late last week... the teen's body wasfound in the cedar river earlier tis month. the waterloo westtudent had been missing since october. his family invites the community to join them today. schools in parts of new hampshire, are closed today because of public safety concerns. investigators elieve a threat emailed to the district was
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that email mentioned specific schools. working together with the police department, the superintendent of schools made the decision to cancel all classes across the schools... "there does seem to be a lot obviously important because they are talking about significant public safety and to that of the ccildren. state and federal officials have been brought in to help to find the source of the email. there's a new miss universe crowned... but she's not the one originally announced. the pageant's host steve harvey wound up crowning the wrong winner... then had to give a shocking and (nats: steve harvey/miss universe host) "columbia! (cheers)" for a brief moment sunday night, miss colombia celebrated being crowned miss universe... but her reign lasted only a few minutes. (nats: steve harvey/miss universe hst) "i have to aplogize. the first runner up is colombia miss universe 2015 is phphlippines!"
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steve harvey, misreading his cue cards and namamg the wrong contestant as the winner snafu. universe host) "this is exactly what's on the card. i will take responsibility for this. it was my mistake. it was on the card." miss columbia stripped of her crown... stunned viewers, watching as miss universe 2014 placed it on the head of winner miss philippines.. the show abruptly judge niecy nash "i'd like to apologize wholeheartedly to miss colombia and miss philippines for my huge - saying he was able to apologize to her and miss
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tearfully also spoke out after the show. the newly crowned miss universe summing up the traditional crowning isn't it. it's very, very 2015." now steve harvey sent out an apology tweet after his mistake-- the only problem with his apology tweet is he spelled philippines an colomibia incorrectly. harvey has taken down the tweet. pageant organizers also issued a statement. they apologized to miss colombia and miss philippines, as well as their fans. and--- believe it or not, we found ut thissis not the first time a mistake
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in a mrs. world pageant back in 2006, mrs. costa rica was crowned the winner when she was actually first runner-up. coming up... christmas is almmst here. today marks the busiest day of the year for mail carriers. and, a wonderful christmas gift at
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we'll be right back with your storm track seven forecast. the the state. more rain will head our way later this week. i'll got you coved, with ally crutcr and meteorololgist eileen loan. thissis the kwwl news at noon" from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information rom the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we will have some drizzle and fog along with steady or falling temps this afternoon. stormtrack7 live weather network is showing those low clouds over the kwwl viewing ara. temperatures have dropped from the early morning highs... ttey are in the mid 30s the north to the low 40s in the east.... although we are and are running mainly 5 to 15
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tracking away from us and we will keep a couple of layers of clouds...both tough to get t id of today as the low tracks into the great lakes. as it tracks away, we will have dry air moving in for tuesday before the next system heads our way for wednesday. today... mainly drizzle and areas of fog. temperures will be steady or falling all day with the northwest winds. winds will die down tonight and fog will reform. lows below freezing will allow some surfaces to get slippery by morning. breezy on tuesday with highs back into the upper 30s to mid 40s and then the next chance of we keep a chance of light snow in our area into thursday morning with a few rain showers tracking through christmas day (mainly late)... more rain and snow on saturday as temmratures cool bbk toward
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coming up.... every k kd wishes to have presents to by morning. breezy on tuesday withighs back into the upper 30s to mid 40s and then the next chance of rain tracks in on wednesday with snow n the northern counties. we keep a chance of light snow in our area into thursday morning with a few rain showers tracking through christmas day (mainly late)... mme rain and snoo on saturday as
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normal for sunday. every kid wishes to have presents to open. and thanks to two groups -- these homeless children will have a christmas. and when's the last time you went to the bank? can you remember? we'll tell you what a new study reveals... you're waching kwwl. we've got you covered in allison, gilbertville, greene and all of eastern iowa
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to help homeless children this holiday season. the upper cervical healt center is working with the house of hope in waterloo -- they placed ornaments on a tree with the names of kids living in the house of hope-- on the back of the ornaments it shows what the kids want. and then-- patients comes in... chooses an ornament and then hehep santa get the presents on that ornament to the child.... all of the children are living with their moms at the house of "you like your dress? how birthday... that's your favorite place? yes. these gifts might be all they are
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a community comes together to help a family when thieves take their dog and all their christmas presents! a neighbor found the dog and rescued him a few blocks away. then, a harley davidson ealership stepped in t t replace thehe presents. motorcyclists rolled in wearing santa costumes -- giving the family their christmas back... "this is amazing i want to say thank you to everyone who made this happen." even the father -- who says he typically doesn't cry -- shed a coming up.... expe your mail carrier to be preey busy today.. it's one of the most important days of the year for post offices. and are banks going out of business? not exactly -- but we'll tell you what a new report says... about people going into them. this is kwwl-- we'll be right back. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to
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today is going to o he be their usiest delivery day of the year. the agency expects to handle 30 million items today alone, and 15 billion pieces of mail for the entire season. and ifyou haven't shipped those presents yet... if you use priority mail today...your presents should make it in time for christmas. fewer people are going to the bank. nebrly four in ten americans haven't visited a bank or credit union branch in at least six com. a-t-m visits were not included in the numbers. and a little holiday spirit at the pump. gas prices continue to fall! the average gas price is now below two dollars a gallon, according to tracker gas buddy. here in iowa - we're even lower, we're down to one ninety-five a gallon and some areas are down even more. gas prices nationally are back to where they were in april 2009. coming up on kwwl, the mister
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perfect for your christmas feast. but first, a look at your latest numbers from wall street and the farm markets. classic peas get all dressed up forrhe holidays in our recipe
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peas, thawed 1 (10-3/4-ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained 1 (2.8 ounce) can french-fried ions, with 1 up reservee for
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1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped (see note) 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, what to do: preheat oven to 350 degrees f. in a large bowl, combine all ingdients except the reserved french-ffied onions; mix well. pour into an 8-inch square around edge. bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until heated through and bubbly. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the
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now on the kwwl news at noon. boy scouts love exploring the outdoors. but they didn't expect a run-in with something living in a cave... plus - the floods of '08 destroyed a roller rink in eastern iowa. now, a petition to bring it back. and a school trip to see santa gets cancellld because of eligion. but parents are boycotting that decision. the full story, coming up... welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher a woman dies after her mobile home catches fire in cedar rapids. it happened in the 23-hundred night. firirfighters found the back haa of the home on fire. during the search, fire crews found the woman inside the home. she was pronounced dead at the scene.
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let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your first forecast. low clouds are still l howing up on our stormtrack7 live weather network cameras... the rain has tracked out, but we may have some holding steady in the north and have fallen in the south... we are sitting at mid trying to hold on. winds are maiaiy 5 to 15 mmh afternoon. we stay relatively mild all week, including christmas day. i'll have that forecast in a few minutes. a scout leader made a costly mistake, while showing some boys showing some boys a cave in the woods. the cave wasn't empty. a bear grabbed the man and pulled him inside. brian conybeare tells us what happened next.
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gentleman in the cave with the bleeding from his neck, his arm, and his head" the emergency radio calls started shortly affer 12 noon sunday, leading to a massive response from police firefighters and wildlife regulators at the spilt rock reervoir in rockaway township new jersey, where a boy scout leader trying to show three scouts a cave was suddenly bit on the leeand pulled innde by a black bear, but the three scouts with him, ages 10 to 12, stayed calm, called 911, and alerted search teams. ( scanner audio ) "they have put food at the mouth of the cave to lure the bear out, but it took an hour and 20 minutes, and rescuers still had challenges. ( scanner audio ) "p-d is rquesting more manpower at the rock ledge. they're gonna need assistance getting him down."
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christopher petronino of boonton, was finally taken out medical center. down is path in th woods is whereehe terrifying investigators he'd been in the "it's a small cave." dave oakes owns a nearby horse farm and grew up combing the same woods, and while he sees bears all the time, he'c never seen one be aggressive toward humans. ( dave oakes / lives nearby ) theyould be there bnd the last thing you want to do is poke your nose into a cave, where there's a bear trying to hibernate." we're told the scoutmaster has now ben released from the hospital and is expecteddto be ok. the three scouts with him were not harmed in the attack today, investigators hope
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small plane crash. five people ddd when the ssall plane went down in california yesterday. it took investigators three hours to find the wreckage. federal investigators are looking into the crash...but it usually takes months to figure out what went wrong in incidents like this one. two commercial jets bump wings -- and hundreds of passengers have to be re-booked on new flights. this happened in burbank yesterdayy -- both planes belong to southwest airlines and were pulled out of service for inspection. no one was hurt. its been seven years since the black hawk rollerdrome was lost to the 2008 floods. now some people in the cedar valley are trying to bring it back. here - - the last moments of the drome. after suffering major damage in the 2008 floods - - it was torn down in 2011. for many of those who grew up in the cedar valley - - the rollerdrome holds fond memories. and they hope to create future memories with today's was a memory for them, it was a my grandchildren." a petition was created a week ago
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signatures. a new survey finds 67 percent of american adults are making resolutions for 2016. and 33 percent of those say they'll be making financial resolutions... whether it be to pay off debt or to save more. only one resolution is picked more often...and you can probably guss it...number one ilosing weight and working out more. talk about opeeng night horror... a theater full of star wars fans pitched a fit when the projector failed right in the middle of the film friday night. it then restarted...but played 15 or 20 minutes ahead of where they left off. st people thought they wee about to see the ending of the w here's someehing out of this world- a star wars- themed church service. around 500 people carrying light
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favorite characters attended the mass. the congreggtion watched clips frfr the orrginal film, and the organist played the iconic theme song. the mass ended with two stors using light sabers as `rops during a reading from the bible. santa s at the centntr of a controversy at a san jose school. a field trip to see santa got canceled ter a complaint on religious grounds. but that trip cancellation led to a chool boycottttby parents. robobfladeboe has the details. nats - you've been a good boy. has every christmas for many years. but their weren't as many kids here this year because xhis year afte this woman, who is jewish, comppained that visiting santa unfairly imposes one religion on all students. (talia/complained to school district) "santa is a symbol of one holiday, which is the religious holiday of christmas. you ask any one of those hey're not goog to say thanksgiving." when the school refused to reverse it's decision to cancel the santa visit, about 30 families boycotted school friday, donned their gay apparel and marched down the street to see santa anyway as their parents accused the school of trying to ruin
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(vanessa howes/parent) "this lady came here saying how upset she was about not being able to are a lot of kids- parents here that don't have a kindergartner. we're just walking because we support the field trip and we support going to see santa." while some parents blasted the cambrian school district for siding with one point of view, others expressed support for the jewish mom's view, saying this and other schools ought to be more inclusive during the holidays to reflect the increasingly diverse to the mall ext and try to get rid of santa there. this is about a public school and designing a curriculum so that it's inclusive for all of its students." and then there was
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above the fray.... "i have plenty of business cards if they want to invite me to back here in eastern iowa -- christmas comes early... dubuque firefighters and police rolled in to hills and dales with lights and sirens blaring. hills aad dales is a residential center for kids and young adults with disabilities. and we can't forget about santa and mrs. clause...they rode this...that's what makes use smile, don't we? and then i get a kiss just out the ue...another one...oh my goodness. that's awesome. he really wants those gifts." this is the seventeenth year for this event. it's a community effort... emergency responders and others in the area rrsed money forrthe past couple of
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the christmas season extra special for this iowa woman. she's 100 yees old and lives in marshalltown. she was awarded a "dipolima of accomplishment" from the marshalltown school district. she would have graduated in 19 - 33 but stopped attendingschool after the 8 - th grade to help ke care of her nine younger siblings. her family says the award was a dream come true coming up ... amidst all the bad -- we can't forget about all the good that filled 2015. we'r'r taking a look in just a few minutes... and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do thaty going to our page on ffebook. you can alsoo"like" our paa to stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. and stormtrack seven
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with your storm track seven day forecast when we return... "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." 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: we will have some drizzle and fog along w wth steady or fflling temps this afternoon. stormtrack7 live weather network is showing those low clouds over the kwwl viewing area. temperatures have dropped from the early morning highs... they are in the mid 30s in the north to the low 40s in the east.... although we are taken over and are running mainly 5 to 15 mph. the rain is tracking away from us and we clouds...both tough to get rid of today as the ow tracks into the great lles. as it tracac away,
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heads our way for wednesday. today... mainly drizzle and areas of fog. temperatures will be steady or falling all day with the northwest winds. winds will die down tonight and fog will reform. lows below freezing will allow ome surfaces to get slippery by morning. breezy on tuesday with highs back into the upper 30s to mid snow in the northern counties. we keep a chance of light snow in our area into thursday morning wth a few rainn morererain and snow w saturday as temperatures cool back toward normal for sunday. team. seethe screen for r our completeeweather infororation. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: we will have some drizzle and fog along with steady or falling temps this afternoon. stormtrack7 live weather network is
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viewing area. temperatures have dropped from the early morning highs...they are in the mid 30s in the north to the low 40s in the east.... although we are still in the mid 20s in nw iowa. northwest winds have taken over and are running mainly 5 to 15 mph. the rain is tracking away from us and we will keep a couple of layers of cloudud...both tough to get rid of today as the low tracks into the great lakes. as it tracks away, we will have dry a moving in for tuesday fore the next system heads our way for
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we'll meet holly! she's hoping for a home this christmas.
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bbeed: black brador gender: spayed female age: approx. 3 yrs. size: large description: i am a beautiful girl with a shiny black coat. i appear to be a purebred lab. i am very smararand appear to be housebroken. i am hoping for an inside home with a fenced yard and daily exercise. because of my anxiety and needing more socialization i would be bes in a home with older kiddor no childrrn. if you are interested in holly please call paws at (641) 257-0766, message us on facebook or email julie@pawsonline.org. paws is open for adoptions on saturdays from 11 am-4 pm and sundays from 1-4 pm or by appointment. 303 shaw ave., charles city. we'll be right back. name: holly breed: black labrador gender: spayed female age: approx. 3rs. size: large description: i am a beautiful girl with a shiny black coat. i appear to be
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lab. i am very smart and appear to be housebroken. i am hopng for an inside home with a fenced yard and daily exercise. because of my anxiety and needing more socialization i would be best in a home with older kids or no children. if you are interested in holly please call paws at (641) 257-0766, message us on facebook or email julie@pawsonline.org. paws is open for adoptions on
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from 11 am-4 pm and suays from 1-4 pm or by appointment. 303 shaw ave., charles c cty.
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paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be bouout out by big money.
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it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on bibibusiness, take on n g money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. the good in the world. with that in mind, raphael seth takes nat no matter how bad
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that life is filled with reasons to celebrate. nat in every country...in even if you're not very good at it. the world showed us dry ways ad wet....seems like a lot more wet. loud ways nat hollerin' and even louder ways. nat conch horns many parts of the world celebrated the colorful india holi festival. in fact, people celebrated just about everything snow...tomatoes...pie...sli ery oysters... nat scream and donuts ispace! nat orange you glad you don't live in italy? where they head is as smooth as citrus, take a look at japan's bald man tug of war with suction cups. nat of course its not just other people who made the year nat music up so here's to the people who reached for new heights...and elevated their game in 2015. the ones who rose above the negative headlines and made a splash. and here's hoping that the next 12 months on this amazing planet are known not for
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scary moments....but for the spectacular. raphael seth, nbc news.
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pm, but it will still feel like fall with highs in the 40s the next few days. we will have some drizzle and fog today and again on gednesday. some snow may mix us having a few snow showers thursday morninig. more rain showers possible christmas day and likely into saturday with snow mixing in, too, as temps
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[sentimental music] >> jennifer: all right, here we are, thomas. you're home. oh, do you think it's warm enough in here, honey? >> abigail: yeah, it's fine. way betttt than where heheas born. >> jennifer: well, guess what? that is all behind you now, and you have this autiful, healthy baby.
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