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upper 20s across eastern iowa. the wind has been out of the west throughout the day, but we do have a boundary that is going to move through the area, shifting the wind to the northwest. it's created wind chills much colder. so it feels much colder as you step out the door. storm track 7 in afghanistan are honoring son's life. today -- family and members of the community welcome back the parents of joseph lemm -- the soldier and new york police department detective from dubuque. kw-wl's shirley descorbeth talks with family members -- and joins
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at this point -- the family is doing their best to cope with their loss. joseph lemm's mother says she has an empty feeling in her heart. nearly one hundred people came out to dubuque regional airport to show their solidarity for the parents of joseph lemm. the 45-year old was one of six u-s soldiers killed in december when a suicide bomber attacked their patrol in afghanistan. thousands honored lemm during a state funeral on wendesday in new jet...and to their surprise...a large group welcomed them. his mother... says...he never forgot his roots. "yes, he was a big man but he the little towns. and they used to call him the country boy when he moved to new york, and he wasn't...he wasn't angry at that, he was proud of it." also showing their respects were the
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several holding u-s flags. as for joseph lemm -- this was his third tour of duty overseas with the air national gaurd. his mother added...he knew he had to do something after the story at ten. we've got you covered in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. wife christine -- his 17- year-old daughter and 4-year-old son. the marshall county sheriff's office says a man is dead -- following a snowmobile crash last night. of legrand around 6- 30. authorities say 25-year-old travis vandewalle was found by family. first responders believe he was riding alone when he flipped while trying to climb a snow drift. deputies say he was found dead when they arrived. the investigation is ongoing.
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charges after taking a playstation from another person at gunpoint. this man was arrested thursday by davenport police. police say he agreed to meet with a person in november who was going to sell him a playstation four. the two met at an auto parts store in davenport -- where police say he took the system without paying for it. at last check -- he's being held on 25-thousand dollars bond. davenport police say what started as a new years eve party turns into a shooting. after ten o-clock yesterday morning -- police responded to the 17-hundred block of fillmore lane. police say an un- invited guest showed up to the party -- which led to a fight -- and then a shooting. police say a 24- year-old man was shot in the chest and was taken to iowa city. at this hour -- we have no word on his condition -- and no arrests have been made. but officers say the people attending the party knew the shooter -- so there is no threat to the story we brought you yesterday. des moines police say a 15-year-old is recovering today -- after allegedly
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thursday. authorities confirm the shooter has been charged. even though the one teenager was shot in the chest -- they are expected to survive. authorities say three people are hurt -- and 50 homes are damaged -- following an explosion in oklahoma city. fire investigators say the scene looked like a tornado ripped through the area. an oklahoma natural gas crew was reportedly working on the home when a fire started near a gas meter -- which sparked the explosion,. fire officials say a man who was inside the home was thrown from his bed. he is being treated for minor burns. eight homes in the neighborhood were evacuated and two other people were taken to the hospital for breathing problems. people who live several miles away say they heard the explosion. israeli police are searching for the gunman who killed two people and wounded several others in tel aviv yesterday. israeli media are showing video that appears to have the shooter on the street before the attack. keer multiple developments
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the man who gunned down two old man, nasat melhem. family speaking to nbc news says that the family's house was raided, that the brother was arrested, a computer was conficated. (simmons on camera :26 - :35) that lawyer who represented the suspect in the past and has been speaking to his father says he believes, and to quote him directly, is house to hold a news conference. he said i did not educate him in such a way. i am deeply sorry. i am part of everyone's suffering, it doesn't matter if you are arab or jew. (sot - varda (no last name people are being told to go intelligence and searches to find this killer. london.
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numbers this weekend. kwwl's jessica hartman talks with men and women -- who are exercising their second ammendment right. jessica? gun retailers telling me business is good - - really good in fact. hundreds of shoppers browsing thousands of guns for the perfect one. shoulder to shoulder people shuffling along the display tables. "more sense the california situation, we have seen an increase in people purchasing conceal and home protection type firearms." the biggest increase in sales - - coming from first-time female buyers -- looking to protect themselves. "i am an older woman that travels and so just for a safety issue to have a gun and have it concealed in my purse." not only is otrh motivated by recent mass
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local crime is also a concern. this area. waterloo is having more need something, i would like to have something to protect myself." and for many of those at the show -- they say stricter gun laws are not the way to cut down on that violence. more background checks and more regulations are not going to stop that law abiding citizen from then breaking the law down the road. you are never going to be able to prevent that." one comment i heard a lot today - - president obama is the best gun salesmen the world has ever seen. we've got you covered live in the
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news. thanks jessica. if you missed today's gun show and would like to attend -- it continues tomorrow at the cattle congress from 9 until 3. flood water recedes in parts of the midwest this weekend. at this hour -- clean-up crews are busy putting the pieces back in arnold, missouri. (nats: pumps) it's a day for drying out. s/ dan crawford / arnold, missouri resident:07 - :10 the town. wedged between the meramec and the mississippi rivers. inundated after storms dumped ten inches at least 11 levees have given way. 24 people are dead, and missouri resident:24 - :30 "they keep calling it the 100 year flood, the 500 year flood whatever... i'd call it the 10 year flood, because it keeps coming around." the governors of illinois and missouri have been
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the damage. together to assist during the response phase, now we stand ready to work to ensure this back on their feet the coast communication equipment, as well as sand bags and other supplies to support local first responders." those who escaped with their lives, but little else, remain hopeful. s/ arnold, missouri resident / the other side than when we as places like memphis and vicksburg, mississippi prepare for the surge headed their way later this month. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. coming up -- cold and wet -- but all for a good cause. we'll bring you the details. plus -- if your new year resolution is to find love -- tomorrow just might be your day. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to
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and weather information. but first -- here's a live look "you're watching kwwl. we've
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from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. we had there are a few clouds that will track in from the north.
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return as we head into the work week. so we are in for a temperatures. a little chilly today, but typical for early january standards. we are in the 20s right now across the area. the wind has been a bit breezy today out of the west, tonight, creating cool wind chills. here's the current wind chills, or what it actually feels like as you step outside. it is feeling several you head out later this evening. storm track 7 live weather network shows pretty quiet conditions across eastern iowa. we had perfect weather conditions to catch a very nice sunset, so if you have a picture feel free to send that in on facebook across eastern iowa. we take a wider view across with midwest with the satellite and iowa, but we will be watching some lower clouds track in from northern minnesota, as this area of low pressure continues to moves to the east. our weather will remain quiet. here's a look at the future track. notice tonight, we will continue with our clear sky. as we head later into the night, there will be a few clouds tracking in from the north, but not all of us will see the clouds. however, as we head through tomorrow, there is the
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for partly to mostly cloudy skies. as high pressure builds in from the west tomorrow night, the clouds should depart and we will have s sunny start to our work week, but then things turn a little bit more active. here's the forecast for tonight. we will have a low temperatures in the lower to middle and even upper teens. as we go throughout the day on sunday, we will have high temperatures back in the 20s with partly to mostly cloudy skies across the area. these temperatures are dependent on the cloud cover, but we should still see peeks of sunshine. here's the storm track seven day forecast. we will have temperatures in the 20s through mid week, then we will see a shift in the wind to a more southerly direction and reach the 30s by
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week, and it turns active as well with the chance for snow and rain. we will continue watching the track of that system. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: 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: from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen
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challenge in idaho on new year's day for a good cause. this is lucky peak lake -- but these brave souls probably weren't feeling so lucky as the temperature was just seven degrees. the event raised money for make-a- wish idaho -- to grant wishes to medical conditions. " oh yeah it's freezing." "it's warm." "it's a good day, first of the year, start out with something
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the event raised nearly 30-thousand dollars. the buffalo bills are asking fans to shovel snow today -- and hundreds delivered. a lake-effect snow storm dumped a foot of snow on the stadium this week -- and the team needed fans to clear out the stands ahead of sunday's game against the new york jets. fans were asked to bring their own shovels. they were paid 10-dollars per hour for the "opportunity" to help. but fans headed to the game tomorrow will want to bundle up as the forecast calls for the possibility of more snow. dating website match dot com declares the sunday after new year's day, "dating sunday." the site says it sees a 60 percent spike in new members between christmas and valentine's day -- and that the sunday after new year's day is the busiest day of the year. so -- they're saying dating day is close to a national holiday
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coming up on kwwl -- a look back at the rose bowl from californria. you're watching kwwl. we've got iowa "now, kwwl sports." the season comes a close for the
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hawkeye football team -- and not iowa hawkeye football team -- and not quite in the way most the stanford cardinal took it to iowa in the first half -- behind some amazing play from sophomore christian mccaffery -- who racked up a rose bowl record 368 yards in the game. the hawkeyes put together some positive plays in the second half -- just too little too late. it was a difficult end to one of the best seasons in iowa history -- their time in the black and gold. i've been so proud to be a hawkeye. our fans are amazing. you could just see that they travelled so far. there's just cheering. i probably gave up on myself at up. and to break through and have the season i did. it's not saturday's loss capped a season that saw iowa start 12 and oh for the first time in school history --
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advancing to their first ever big ten title game. the university of iowa's head football coach remains on top of the list of the state's best-paid employees. information provided by the state indicates kirk ferentz made nearly four million dollars in the fiscal year. former iowa state head basketball coach fred hoiberg made more than two million bucks during the same period. in third place -- former iowa state football coach paul rhoads comes in at one million -- 8 hundred 50- thousand dollars. the best-paid person on the list is kenneth kates -- who isn't a coach. he's the c-e-o of the university of iowa hospitals and clinics. moving on to the cyclones -- the iowa state men's basketball team is in oklahoma taking on the sooners. the game kicked off at six o-clock -- and we'll have more details coming up tonight at ten. that's it for sports -- and we'll be right back.. on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo.
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this guy- or gal- showed up yesterday in new jersey --perhaps sleeping off the new year's eve festivities. police decided to let the bear be -- as it slept through most of the attention it was getting what a great way to begin the tree." an unbear-ably cute sight -- as long as it napped at a distance.
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seven day forecast. we will more southerly direction and reach the 30s by the end of the watching the track of that system. thanks for joining us tonight at six. we hope to see you back here
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