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dubuque, but then air-lifted to university of iowa hospitals in iowa city...because his injuries are serious. according to the police report -- he has facial wounds. we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. police say they're conducting interviews to determine what exactly happened. at this point -- no charges have been filed...and no one has been arrested. the weather will be getting colder... storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg is tracking some impending colder temperatures. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there
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is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of new tonight, authorities find the person they were looking for in the coralville resevoir after a canoe capsized. it happened yesterday near the neighborhood of twin view heights in solon we are told the body is tanner wymer, a 17-year-old solon student. michael felton, who is in fifties was also in the canoe at the time,
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able to swim to shore and was kwwl's kristin rogers has been following this story for us closely both last night and throughout the day today, kristin what''s the latest. i'm told both counselors and clergy have been available to students throughout the day today, it's certainly tragic new for this tight knit community here in solon. after working late into the night last night emergency crews were back at this morning. i'm told they had to get through an inch of ice to be able to get on the water also a part of the search. wymer's body was found just after eleven this morning we are told felton and wymer were in the canoe to take a picture of a nearby home. the current, wind and waves caused the canoe to turn over. felton was taken to the hospital to be evaluated after he was pulled from the water, was not able to escape, and he has lost his life.
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a vigil will be held here at the high school in just a couple of hours. we've got you covered live in solon, kristin rogers...kwwl news. neither wymer or felton were wearing flotation devices when the canoe turned. a local family is greiving tonight and looking for answers.. after a young mother is found dead in bed in her waterloo home. kwwl's lauren moss has been looking into this- speaking with relatives. she joins us now with the latest- there are many questions tonight- police say she died from medical reasons- with no exact cause at this time. family members say the 22 year old mother just went to bed...and never woke up. 22 year old lacey batton is described as a hard worker- with a smile that could brighten up a room. she was a mother to three boys- one 5..and one 3 years old and sadly, she gave birth to a still-born boy last year. they say she didn't have any
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recent medical problems.. so tonight her family is left devastated, wondering...what happened to this 22 year woman? law you know with no health problems and being 22 and having a great life and not having no problems to going to bed one night and never waking up to your kids and your family, it's scary. her families said she loved her job, helping others.. as a nursing assistant at western home communities. she was someone who put others ahead of herself. someone that will be greatly missed by many. lacey's family has set up a go-fund me account in her honor..they say all the money raised will go towards funeral expenses and her two sons..she sadly left behind. we've got you covered, lauren moss ...kwwl news. an autopsy is shceduled today- if you are interested in helping the family, head to our website kwwl dot com. decision 2016... hillary clinton has some political star power campaigning in her corner -- her husband bill - the
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i do not believe in my lifetime anybody has run for this job at a moment of great importance who was better qualified by knowledge, experience and temperament to do what needs to be done this speech at a new hampshire community college is his first speech for his wife on the 2016 campaign trail. as for hillary - she's campaigning in iowa today... she held events in davenport, cedar rapids and des moines. tomorrow, she's got her sights on western iowa, where she'll hit several campaign events. on the republican front - senator ted cruz is campaigning in iowa as well. here he is at a "cruizin to caucus" campaign event this morning at a christian bookstore in boone. cruz is in iowa through the rest
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tonight -- the beginning of a new chapter for waterloo. quentin hart will be offically sworn in just a few minutes. hart was elected waterloo mayor kwwl's jessica hartman joins us live from city hall. it is beginning to fill up here - - the crowd is excited to witness this historical moment. i met up with a busy hart early today - - telling me he isn't focused on the historical aspect of his job. it was a busy campaign season - - and it hasn't slowed down. hart has been meeting with councilmen and department heads over the past two weeks to set the tone for his term. first on his agenda - - the city budget and tackling the issues he campaigned on - - including during the ceremony - - "how can i do things better today than i did yesterday. how so that is a continuous thought everyday and 5:30 p.m. this evening, that will be the same
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thing. and also if my daughter is going to sit still during the ceremony." coming up at six - - ill have a recap on this historical ceremony. but you can watch it live on kwwl- dot-com at 5:30. we've got you covered live from waterloo...jessica hartman kwwl news. also being sworn in tonight - - city councilmen bruce jacobs of ward 2 and jerome amos junior of ward 4. coming up... what's behind today's drop in all major united states
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and... find out why chemistry text books are now out of date that's coming up in just a few minutes. here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full forecast next. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with ron --------- "now your storm track 7 through wednesday morning.
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tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the
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the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season. the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there is a little better chance of
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precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the storm tracks away from iowa. the big story for the weekend and early next week is the cold. this will be the coldest air of the season with highs near 10 and lows below zero for the first time this season. the weather remains dry through wednesday morning. temperatures will be near normal to slightly above normal through this time. we are tracking the potential of a light rain/snow mix wednesday afternoon into thursday. there
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rain/snow friday. friday night turns colder and any precipitation would be in the for of snow at this point and continue into saturday as the would be in the for of snow at coming up... how president obama plans to curtail gun violence in the violence in the united states during his last year as president?
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and - what's changing scientifically that will make chemistry text books out of date you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in evansdale, cedar, barclay and all of eastern iowa --------- --------- --------- --------- good morning, honey. mmm. honey? so sorry, mrs. parker. so sorry... find a doctor, coordinate appointments, or transfer records with bewell 24/7. one of the many services provided exclusively to wellmark members. call 844-84-bewell. you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999.
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president. the presdient meeting with some of the nation's top law
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enforcement officials today -- and they gave him several options for gun control measures he could take without congressional approval. he's expected to announce executive actions tomorrow. mister obama didn't specify what the moves are but could include expanding background cehcks, and forcing more sellers to register as federally licensed gun dealers. for a third day - armed "militia men" are continuing a stand-off outside federal wildlife refuge. the group of milita men say they're calling for constitutional freedom... and they say they're prepared to stay as long as it takes. police in the area say they're trying to end the standoff quickly and peacefully - while schools in a new year and a rough start for the stock market. the dow closing down 276 points. the market recovered some after a big dip of more than 450 points. all major u-s stock exchanges dropped after weak manufacturing data out of china set off a panic. losses in china were so big that trading was automatically
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call it karma... a football player has a fit and gets hit. buffalo bills player dan carpenter tries to trhow his helmet during yesterday's game against the new york jets - and it bounces back perfectly and smokes him in the face. not only was it embarassing - it's insult to injury... carpenter threw the helmet after missing his sixth extra point of the season. four new elements are getting added to the periodic table. the international union of pure and applied chemistry are now officially recognizing elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 -- this means a seventh row of the preiodic table is complete. this is the first update to the periodic table since 2011. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... a country singer is found dead - a week after going hunting during a
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the oklahoma highway patrol says they found strickland near an area called bear creek cove. strickland was a member of the band backroad anthem. the 29-year-old singer and his friend were reported missing on december 27th after they went duck hunting during a winter storm. bill cosby's wife will have to testify in a lawsuit filed against her husband. a federal judge in massachusetts ruled camille cosby must testify in a defamation suit filed by seven women who claim cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago. the judge is also denying a motion that would limit the span of her testimony. cosby is counter-suing the women accusing him - claiming they're lying to make money from the allegations. did you get the gift of a drone over the holidays? take a glance at your at your insurance policy before sending it to
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if your drone crashes, the department of insurance says you could be liable and recommends checking with your insurance to see if you'll be covered. some companies are even offering drone liablity coverage... also remember register your drone with the f-a-a. the price for a gallon of milk may be going up -- after more than 30 thousand dairy cows die unexpectedly. last week - a freak blizzard in texas and new mexico killed thousands of dairy cows... farmers couldn't reach their livestock because of heavy snow. so with fewer dairy cows, there is less milk - and that means you'll likely see a price increase in milk, cheese and other dairy products. if you haven't bought a powerball ticket yet - you may want to go get one. the jackpot is just shy of 400 million. during saturday's drawing, a few of the smaller prizes were won, but nobody bought the grand prize winning ticket. the anticipated 400 million dollar prize is the sixth-
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largest prize in powerball history. your chances of winning? about one in 300 million. the next drawing is wednesday. here's a live look at the waterloo skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst mark schnackenberg has a final look at your weather next. we'll be right back --------- --------- --------- is the economy rigged? well, the 15 richest americans acquired more wealth in two years than the bottom 100 million people combined. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultra-rich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. the middle class will continue to disappear unless we level the playing field.
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a final look at your forecast. thanks for watching the kwwl
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tonight, campaign bliss. bill clinton hits the trail as donald trump puts his money where his mouth is. but his new ad has already erupted in copt very versailles-- cocontroversy. ande go inside as armed protesters tame control of a federal building unless the feds meet their demands.
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what they want. taking aim.
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