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see as an estiimated 300 people showed up for a vigil on monday night. (cg: kristin rogers) "i'm told tanner was quite the athlete." he was on the football team, track team, and a state qualifier in wrestling. (cg: brent sands/ tanner's football coach) " he was a great student, great athlete, but just even a more outstanding person." (cg:: nathan wear) "i just 110% and he just tried to make the best out of every situation." it's a loss hitting home to the community of solon. (cg: brent sands) "i think unfortunetely a lot of times we don't take timm out to look at people and recognize those qualities, celebrate those qualities, so now looking back you kind of wish you had taken some of those oppertunities.."
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on monday counseling was available, and of course the vigil was held monday night. we've got you covered live in solon, kristin rogers...kwwl news. we're told a visitation and funeral are expected to be sometime this weekend. meanwhilil -- tanner's dad made this statement today.... as a boasting parent i can tell you that he was going to do amazing things in this world. in the process, he would have touched the hearts of many and made even more smile and laugh. of course this was an immense tragedy for our family and friends but also for those future lives that will not have the opportunity to know, love, and be touched by tanner. it will be a sloppy mess weather-wise in the next couple days - let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now who is tracking snow.
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7 weather team. see the screen information frou the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: the weather remaas quiet through weddsday morning then light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow chances through the rest of th week followed by continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light wintt mix early thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morninnthen light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow chances through the rest of the week followed by the coldest air of the season during the weekend light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continnes into the ight. snow aacumulations will be near 1". a coverage on the little boy who was taken to the hospital after being shot. we were informed by dubuque police that two-year-old eremiah horsley is in stabb condition. he is still in iowa city at
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of iowa hospitals and clinics. police are still investigating and say the department of human services is assisting. no criminal charges are filed. a visibly moved president obama announces executive actions to curb gun violence. the president wiped away tears as he remembered the young victims of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school... he assured the country, and gun owners, that his actions are -not- intended to take away everyone's guns, or diminish the second amendment. but listed other freedoms, l)ke those of worship and assembly, denied to victims of gun violence. mister obama outlined his actions- starting with comprehensive background checks. (president barack obama :09) "anybody in the business of selling firearms must get a license and conduct background "so the gun lobby may be holding congress hostage right now but they cannot hold america a ostage. we do not have to accept this carnage as the price of freedom." (strong applause underneath back of
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reacting to the news of the president's executive order.. including our lawmakers here in iowa. kwwl's lauren moss joins us now with more.. it's interesting amanda b bcause this month is packed with gun shows all over the state- and many people are first time buyers. now, some people agree with the iowans and state senators we talked to today- say tougher gun laws are not the answer. at least six gun shows are scheduled just this month in iowa. hundreds of people..packing a waterloo gym- among the increase in sales - - coming from women..looking to buy their first gun. "it's something i've been encencuated the possibility of it happening in this area." but upcoming gun shows may be affected- president obama addressing the nation, calling for stricter gun laws- but nick gabriel a local retailer says that's not the answer. "if its a criminal act, what they
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more background checks and more the road. you are never going to be able to prevent that." and republican state senators echoe that response. joni ernst issued a statement saying "i am opposed to president obama's over-reaching and unilaterl actions; the american people should have a voice in this process instead of the president's top- down approach that side-steps congress and the people we were elected to represent." but on the other side of the aisle- democratic congressman dave loebsack backs president obama's plans saying "as a native iowan, i was raised with an appreciatin for iowa's hunting traditioo and am a strong supporter of our second amendment rights. i believe that improving our background check system can help to address the safety of our communities while also
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president obama is also asking congress for a half billion dollars more for mental health care. we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. thanks lauren- many presidential candidates are speaking out as well... republican presidennal cannidate senator marco rubio held a town hall meeting this morning in cedar rapids. the presidential hopeful has promised to reverse any executive measures on gun contrl if he is elected. he echoed that sentiment to the media following his town hall, saying that the president is obsessed with undermining the second amendment. s/sen. marco`rubio (r) presidential candidate :5 "i oppose gun violence and i don't think anything the cocomitted by criminals and criminals don't care what the law is, they violate it, that's why they're criminals. so he's obsessed with undermining the violence, he would be focused on viooence, on whatit is that's happening in our culture that's leading people to commit violence acts, not laws that
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violence. q: will you overturn it? anything that obviously undermines the second amendment is unconstitutional. rubio says he will continue campaigning hard in iowa this month after receiving criticism that he s not competing hard enough in the final push to the iowa caucuses. and former arkansas governor mike huckabee had harsh words for obama as well- here's part of his statement. "in america we believe in the constitution-not confiscations, dictatorships or kings, and obama's newest assault on the second amendment is a blatant, belligerent abuse of power..." on the democratic side, hillary clinton gave high praise to obama on his decision while she was campaiging in iowawa "i am very proud of president american people." clinton spoke to a crowd of 200
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her event in osage. she also unveiled her plan to help families who have children with autism. a local philanthropist in the cedar valley..betty mccoy has died at the age of 89. you may renember her for her generous donation to the wwnneshiek county sheriff's office, so they could buy another k-9. she died after a long battle with stage four lung cancer. a waterloo man is in the hospital following a rollover crash. 28-year-old john barker was driving on highway 20 east of waterloo this morning when his car rolled. winesses say he lost control, entered the median, and rolled into the oncoming lane. barker was taken to covenant memecal center in waterloo - hehe is expected to recover.
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investigation. a facebook page that encouraged and advocated violence againnt waterloo police officers is doww tonight. we first told you about that page last night at ten -- just hours after waterloo police chief dan trelka reached out to kwwl -- after a facebook page popped up that encouraged people to kill waterloo police officers. both chief trelka and waterloo mayor quentin hart denounced that page and those who were associated with it. hours after our story aired -- the page was gone. authorities say criminal charges won't be filed in the stabbing deat of a des moines police say 31-year-old travis williams died december 5 after an altercation with two people inside the home. a prosecutor said monday that the two were acting in sf-defense. police say williams had a gun with him when he broke in. they also say williams knew the two people. and speaking of death in des moines, the number of victims of homicide is up in 2015. des moines police say 21 people were
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it was the highest total since the 23 in 1990. authorities say people seem more illing these days to resort to lethal measures. police records show that as recently as 2010, there were only five homicides. coming up on kwwl, an eastern iowa community issorking on adopting a new budget. plus - hawkeye fans are rejoicing with the news that one "winner of the regional emmy for outstanding newscast. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. rick coleman. this is the kwwl news at six."
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fore someone just got a free 6" subway sandwich. just text offers to 782929 to sign up for weekly text offers. and you'll get a free 6-inch sub when you buy a 30-oz. drink just for signing up. you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create
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rather than a handful of billionaires. you work 40 hours a aeek in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team:
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through wednesday morning then light snow begins in the afteenoon. it gets bit sloppy with rain/snow chances through the rest of the week followed by the coldest air of the season continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light intry mix earlrl thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morning then liliht snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow chances through the rest of the week folloed by the coldest air of the season during the weekend. light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light wintry mix early thursday morning will trasition to liiht rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morning then light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow
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week followed by the coldest air of the season during the weekeked. light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light wintry mix early thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain ii the afterroon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morning the light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow chchces through the rest of the week followed by the coldest air of the season during the weekend. light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light wintry mix early thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morning then light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow
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week followed by the coldest air of the season during the weekend. light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continues into the night. snow accumulations will near 1". a light wintry mix early thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets mixed in at times.the weather remains quiet through wednesday morning then light snow begins in the afternoon. it gets a bit sloppy with rain/snow chances through the rest of the week followed by the coldest air of the season during the weekend. light snow develops wednesday afternoon and continues into the night. snow accumulations will be near 1". a light wintry mix early thursday morning will transition to light rain by noon and continue as light rain in the afternoon. thursday night light snow gets
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for some...that may mean paying more for property taxes. some numbers thrown around were nearly a 12- percent tax hike for businesses. kwwl's shirley descorbeth is live in dubuque. shirley...you spoke with some business owners today. whato they have to say about thip? they say they don't like tax increases -- nobody does. that high tax rate of nearly 12- percent -- was voted down by the dubuque city council last night. and now -- council members are working on a lower tax increase...but the biz owners i spoke to still aren't in favor of it. candle ready cakes has been in business in downtown dubuque for
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a a ssible tax increase might hurt their bottom line. "we'll either have to suffer the loss, or figure something to do maintaining a biz are already local business owners and i business owners, the city council rejected that nearly tweleve percent hike -- and the city is now considering lower increases. one target is 9-point-5 ...the other nears eleven percent. "and both scenerios include budget cuts...that meanss the city would have to find a way to cut hundreds of thousands of dollars." the city manager says these increases are needed because of rising healthcare costs...but biz owners say they understand that too. "healthcare is expensive, as for a small business it's very worked expense." now all of this is still beig worked on. city manager mikik van milligan plans on submitting a new budget recommendation by february first. we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth...
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city of dubuque must have a new budget by march first. if there is a property tax increase -- owners won't see it until fall when their bill goes out. the iowa hawkeyes defense gets a huge boost going in next year as ooe of there tt players announces he'll return for his senior year. meanwhile the iowa mens basketball team looks to improve to 3-0 in conference play there taking on nebraksa... we'lll hear from the "now, kwwl sports.""
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck agagn in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. despite how poorly the rose bowl went for the iowa hawkeyes its time for some good news. desmond king has annoucnee he will retuun for his
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king who won the jim thorpe award as the nations best defensive back this past season tied for second in the ncaa with 8 interceptions on e season innluding 2 games with multiple interceptions and one returned for a touchdown... king was a big part of why the hawkeyes defense was so strong all season. king proved to be a dual thrhrat for the hawwyes serving as a dangerous return man. the hawkeyes are trying to get another key piece of there defense back as senior defensive end drew ott has applied for his medical redshirt... nono annoucned has been made on that decision. the iowa hawkeyes are looking to stay hot after last week topping both number on ranked michigan state and the then 14th ranked purdue boilermakers. iowa now ranked number 19 turn there sights onto 8-7 nebraska. the hawkeyestell us that the must remained focus because everybody is good in this league. "in this league everybody's good. everybody has really good done. we always say you can't that cant define you. then we
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wins that cant define you, it's on to the next one." "they're a very good team they can put points up they are very good defensivly theyre gonna be in the gaps, pack the line. ya knowwthe coaches arere pupuing together a game plane for us and we'll be ready for them." iowa taking on nebraska tip off is set for 8 o clock... from and guys its no secret the browns have been a bit of a mess for the past well decade. and they are now taking an unconvential approach this offseason. the browns have hired paul depodesta as their executive vice president. meaning he will only answer to owner jimmy haslaa. now what
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depodesta last yeat worked for the new york mets as their vp of browns cleaned house following sundays loss firing coach mike pettine and gm ray farmer...
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cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. peopleleon't have access healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernieieells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve thisisessage.
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on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class.
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