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now with your storm track seven forecast. temperatures are hovering around freezing and we have some drizzle, freezing drizzle and a few snowflakes tracking through the kwwl viewing area this morning. roads are becoming partially covered in parts of the viewing area, especially our northern counties, but any untreated surfaces may be slick this morning, including parking lots, driveways and sidewalks. we also have some areas of fog out there days with a lot of moisture streaming into the area. wind chills are in the 20s this morning with southeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. the light mix will continue this morning with rain taking over for the afternoon. temperatures won't change much have more on that in a few minutes.
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our top story this morning the coldest days of the season are coming. that has one eastern iowa shelter asking the public for help. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo with more details.... well jerry you can feel that winter is here... i wouldnt want to have to stay outside in this weather... right now the catholic worker house in waterloo has housing for homeless men and women and children.... together these two houses can only support a handful of people.... that's why the catholic worker house is trying to purchase another place they can turn into a men's shelter.... they're asking for 45,000 dollars in donations... and i saw how important this shelter is to the community here." "come over here and you can get a good meal and they treat blessed... im blessed." paul henson... the man serving food
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himself... this place helped him turn his life around... and now he works here... he says he hopes the catholic worker house can continue to do this.... on january 22 they are holding a fundraiser at the nights of columbus.... this will be a dinner and a dance.... and money raised from this event will go towards that new shelter.. we've got you covered... live in if you would like to help the catholic worker house... they have a now that cold weather is here -- firefighters are getting a refresher on how to do ice and cold water rescues. they practice saving themselves and playing the victim, and having others come to their rescue. the suits they're wearing are insulated so they don't get cold.. it's an annual training that's very timely this week -- following the tragic loss of a solon teen...
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quite a few guys that went down and assisted with the drowning cedar rapids firefighters used this training in eight rescues last year. dozens of iowa soldiers are home this morning after helping flood victims get clean water. missouri has been in a state of emergency since the holidays because of flooding.. the iowa national guard left for missouri new years day to bring clean water. 45 soldiers and fifteen vehicles returned to base yesterday... for many of these soldiers, this natural disaster "the areas we got to see it was carnage...we saw a trailer house in a baseball field and it was picked up and moved to a row of trees" the soldiers were able to pump more than 300 thousand gallons of clean drinking water to people in missouri after many failed attempts -- congress gets the votes to repeal
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yesterday, the house passed legislation that would dismantle obamacare and cut funding to planned parenthood. the final vote was 240 to 181. this is the first time a repeal of the law will actually make it to the president's desk... but president obama has promised he would veto it. the united states, south korea and japan agree to a "united and strong" international response to north korea's apparent fourth nuclear test. at the same time, experts are trying to learn more about the test. north korea said it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb -- but some are skeptical. the u.n. security council held an emergency session. same sex couples cannot get marriage licenses in alabama. a supreme court justice there ordering judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples. this comes months after the u-s supreme court issued a landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. the judge believes the ruling only applied to laws in michigan, kentucky, ohio and tennessee... "a court that enters an order,
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he says it's now up to the state's highest court to decide if same-sex marriage should be legal in alabama. decision 2016... with the caucuses less than a month away and ted cruz leading donald trump in iowa... trump is questioning whether cruz is elligible to be president. and cruz, whose in iowa this week, is responding. hallie jackson reports. the birther - reborn... donald trump - insinuating ted cruz is not "i've been hearing a lot about it, and you've been hearing, and i guess everybody's talking about it now that he's doing better." here is what i think, what i think i'd do is go and seen a declaratory judgment if i was ted court which court? you go to federal court to ask for what is called a declaritory judgment cruz - leading trump in iowa - first laughed off the attack - with a tweet featuring straight forward." cruz was born in
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but the constitution requires the president be natural-born. "the constitution doesn't define "natural-born citizen," and the supreme court has never ruled on cruz." here's trump himself - in september. "i hear it was checked out by every attorney and every which way and i understand ted is in fine shape." could move to tag: birther attacks are nothing new - not for trump - citizens - still faced fire about their eligibility. in this case - trump's dipping a toe in potentially of his supporters who also like cruz. he scores higher with potential trump voters than any but trump's getting the green light from influential radio hosts. have at it, boys! would allow deported immigrants to later apply for legal citizenship.something cruz opposes. for voters who are deciding between both of you, policy- record, i think voters can assess donald trumps record. but isn't it important to draw those distinctions for them? what i do think is the most president and making a determination who has
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knowledge. cruz is in the middle of a bus tour across iowa. his eastern iowa stops are coming up. trump will be back in eastern iowa next week for a rally in cedar falls. continuing coverage...federal authorities arrest three leaders of a biker gang. they're being charged with racketeering and waging a deadly war against a rival gang. the rivalry came into focus last may when a gun battle broke out during a meeting of biker groups at a twin peaks restaurant in waco and left nine people dead. the indictment also accused the gang leaders of raising dues days after the waco shooting to pay the legal expenses of its members. police say a man shot and killed a two year old before turning the gun on himself.
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20-hour standoff with police in georgia. officers say the man got into a fight with his girlfirend. swat team members entered the house but not the bedroom where the woman and the 2-year-old were in with the man. then they heard the gunshots. "i don't know what lead to the shooting or what prompted the suspect to begin firing. that's something we're going to be investigating." another son, a teenager, got out of the house safely. a trench collapses, killing a contractor. police say the trench collapsed on the man as he and others were laying utility lines wednesday morning in altoona. the des moines fire department was called to help what was first a rescue effort that later turned into a recovery operation. no other workers were hurt. a semi driver survives after his truck goes over a bridge and into the water. the virginia beach marine patrol pulled the driver out of the water -- he was in there for about an hour. police say the man was trying to pass a slower moving semi when he lost control and went off the side of the bridge. a scary situation for people
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a car crashes into a texas starbucks. police say the driver ran a red light before hitting multiple cars, then going off the road and through the front doors of the starbucks. three people inside the starbucks were taken to the hospital but are expected to recover. the f-b-i is looking for a jewelry thief whose been spotted in five state. investigators have a clear picture of who they're looking for. but don't know her name. say she zip-tied employees while holding a gunand left them in a back room. they believe she may have an accomplice a high school basketball coach is on administrative leave - accused of head butting a ref during a game. check out this home video out of pennsylvania. the coach is highlighted... he's clearly angry - and it looks like he head butts a ref and knocks him to the ground. here's another look. that resulted in his second technical foul of the game - and he was ejected. the ref? he wasn't hurt - and stayed on the court. the owners of chipotle receive a
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the company must turn over all documents related to an e-coli outbreak in california. the f-d-a is working with the u-s attorney's office in the case. a food bank is making the most of meat many would pass on its using roadkill to help provide 15 hundred meals a year to the hungry. the montana foodbank has been accepting the meat from lpolice and game wardens since the 1980's. some might turn their nose up at "more i see a fascination with it. we took some this year and we was a good use of the meat." this is the only food bank in montana with a roadkill program. its coming up on today in iowa... when you think of igloos you probably think of alaska...not the city! plus...a paralyzed cat gets a new lease on life. and...a little girl has a unique pet...and their bond is like no
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"you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. "now your storm track 7
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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 an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty.
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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: fog and rain will be likely today and tonight with some snow and freezing drizzle mixing in at times. much colder weather will start to track in friday night and continue through saturday. temperatures are hovering around the freezing mark and we have areas of freezing drizzle tracking through...we also have areas of fog showing up. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will have some wet and shiny roads this morning. we have stalled in the low to mid 30s over most of the state this morning and keep southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. freezing drizzle and some light rain and snow are possible this morning with more rain heading our way... it is way, too, and will slowly track this way bringing mainly rain to our viewing area. some snow may track in tonight, but mostly it will be rain. most amounts will be half inch to three-quarters of an inch with very little snow expected. the mix this winds keeping temps from changing much today. lows tonight will stay around freezing again, so some snow may mix in with the rain, especially in the north. fog continues tonight and again tomorrow with afternoon. highs will be in the mid 30s to low
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falling friday evening, they will keep going through monday morning, when lows will be around minus five. we will have some snow friday night into saturday with a couple of inches of snow falling and strong winds coldest on sunday with temps staying in the teens for much of next week. a man decides to take advantage of winter weather and build an igloo --- in downtown chicago. the man lives in a building across the street from his igloo. he says lows will be around minus five. we will have some snow friday night into saturday with a couple of inchchs of snow falling and strong winds blowing it around and making it feel even colder. breezy and coldest on sunday with temps staying in the teens for much of next week. a quick schools announcement, north butler and west delaware schools are both delayed two
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a man decides to take advantage of winter weather and build an igloo --- in downtown chicago. a quick schools announcement, north butler and west delaware schools are both delayed two hours this morning, a man decides to take advantage of winter weather and build an igloo --- in downtown chicago. the man lives in a building across the street from his igloo.
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clearing the sidewalk and calls the igloo artwork. he spent about 15 hours building it and put the big chunks of ice together using a shovel, a chisel, and a tarp. its still to come... after receiving medical care and getting a wheelchair...a paralyzed cat now has a new family. plus...a duck follows one little girl everywhere she goes. and it's been that way since day one you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in fredika, farmersbrg, farley and all of eastern iowa who's the rebel now? no way. yes way! savor an egg mcmuffin any time you like. a fresh cracked egg, melty cheese,
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mcdonald's all day breakfast menu. yeah! it's time to start breaking some rules. 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. she gets the job done for us.. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. wake up in your first home. wake up in a home you've made a bit bigger. wake up in a home with a new address. wake up in a home that doesn't even have an address. as your life evolves,
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a paralyzed kitten has a new family. "fury" was brought to a south dakota humane society just before halloween. the kitten was clinging to life and needed a lot of medical care. money was raised to buy her a special-needs cats has agreed to take fury, as well. "i have a big heart for handicapped animals. i want to to go to school. i just saw her on facebook, your guys' news story, and i was like, "i want that cat." (laughs) fury is even getting free chiropractic treatment while she adapts to her disability. man's best friend may be a dog...but girl's best friend...is something else... at least for one little girl jana barnello shares their story.
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never seen an animal love a whim that we brought him home...i thought 'it's a farm animal, it lives outside,maybe get some eggs from it' i don't know! i was not expecting this at all. quack quack duck snowflake the duck follows kylie everywhere. her mom says it started... day one. see he just keeps going! ashley brown: we brought him home, this little yellow furball is squawking in a box, and kylie walked over to the box and leaned in, and he was quiet. they've been inseparable ever since. ashley brown: everywhere she went he was quiet. and if she went missing, he would squawk and panic. over the past six months -- kylie and snowflake have played at the beach. they swing on the swingset. on halloween -- he rounded out their "frozen"
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"olaf" the snowman. ashley brown: they are best friends, but in his eyes, she's mama. she's mama duck. brown says kylie cares for snowflake like a child. he waits for her at the bus stop to get home from school. and she makes sure he gets in his nap in the afternoon. ashley brown: i've seen her grow up. she's become very responsible. she takes very good care of him. brown doesn't know what bonded her daughter and duck that first day. but whatever it is, it's taught them love comes in all shapes, sizes - and species. ashley brown: he's family. he's definitely family. its coming up... nobody's too cool for school -- not
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plus...if you found a bottle of beer that was more than 100 years old...would you drink it?
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storm track seven meteorologist
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check of your storm track seven forecast. light wintry mix this morning with light rain this afternoon couple of inches of snow possible. mild temperatures today and tomorrow will become cold. temps start to fall friay night and keep falling through monday morning. it will stay cold through much of next week. even royalty has a first day at school. britain's prince george lookedd happy for his first day of nursey school. you see him in front of the mural outside of the building wearing a blue jacket with a backpack. & he seemed to like the mural... pointing and smillng at it in one photo. a beer bottle found at the bottom of the atlantic ocean is at least 126 years old. the bottle was found off the coast of canada in november.
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- and tasted - the liquid. they confirmed it tasted o-k - sulfur. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. this is today
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colder weather is on the way. and one iowa homeless shelter is looking for help to make sure people have a warm place to stay. family jumping from their home after it catches fire. and some college campuses are telling students to leave the hoverboards at home -- including one in iowa. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist
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your storm track sevenforecast. temperatures are hovering around freezing and we have some through the kwwl viewing area this morning. roads are becoming partially covered in parts of the vewing area, especially our northern counties, t any untreated surfaces may be slick this have some areas of fog out there this morning. we will keep some fog for the next couple of days with a lot of moisture streaming into the area. wind chills are inthe 20s this morning with southeast windd mainly 5-10 mph. the light mix will continue this morning with rain taking over for the afternoon. temperatures won't change much today and that could lead to minutes. the area. wind chills are in the 20s this morning with southeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. the light mix will continue this morning with rain taking over for the afternoon. temperatures won't change much today aa that could lead to more mixed precip tonight. i'll have more on that in a few minutes. our top story as eileen said....
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our top story some of the coldest days f the season might asking the public for help. they're looking to expand so they don't have to turn anyone away during the colder months. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... she visited the shelter. well i can feel the drop in temperature... i spoke with the catholic worker house in waterloo and they say this weather has them concerned.... now right now they have shelter for men and shelter for women and children... but they aren't sure if this spapae will be enough in the near future. "here you go." ---paul henson loves his job... (nat) working at the catholic worker hoyse.... (nat) he knows what it's like to be on
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other side of the table... "yeah i lived under all the bridges in waterloo fora time..." having been homeless for many yeyers.... paul knnws what people mean when they call this place like family." "how des it feel when im here? blessed. im blesse" but right now the men and women's sheeers can only hold a handful of people..... " the beds are full. the couches are full..if seone comes in and it's really life threatening cold.. we'll put them on the floor if they're alright with that..." that's why they are ping to purchase this house... and turn it into another mens shelter.... "i think that would be great." the group is asking for 45,000 some good news... the shhlter has already raised about half of that 45,000 dollars they need.... they are beyond thankful for all the money that has been raised so far. we've got you covered... live in
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kwwl news. if you would like to learn how you can donate to the catholic worker house... visit our website at k-w-w-l dot com. different kind of weather causinggproblems out est -- el nino storms are burying parts of california under water. several roadways are closed in san diego as heavy rain led to massive flooding. some people were trappeein their cars by high water that was nearly up to the windows. lifeguards even helped rescue some people from vehicles in the rising water. here e ou can actuaaly see firefighters rescuing a woman trapped inside her car in california. authorities say the truck the woman was in was swept away after her boyfriend drove into standing water. it rolled over and became wedged against a telephone pole. the man was able to get out, but the "her head was above water. water, uh, still inside the vehicle. and part of the vehicce was sitting on her ankle." the woman was in the water for
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she was taken to a hospital for evaluation and was found to be in good condition. day the national oceanic and atmospperic administration will release its annual report on extreme weather evevnts. the agency will announce a preliminary number of weather losses exceeding one- billion dollars. we are following breaking news morning. 17 people trapped in a salt mine in upstate new york. according to officials on the scene, the workers were descending in an elevator at the cargill salt mine in lansing,,ew york wednesday nnght when the elevater became stuck crews are working to pull the workers to safety. they can only bring out twor republicans are holding what they call an enrollment ceremony to get rid of obamacare. after many tries, a bill is headed to the president's deek todaa to repeal the health care law. but as tracie potts tells us the republicans are celebrating
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president an ultimatum - a bill to repeal obamacare. "this marks a big step in the fight for patient- centered health care for all americans." democratt call it political theater and a waste of time. "everybody know this will take about a nanosecond for the president of the united states to veto." "exercising your constitutional right and power to legislate is never wasted if you're fighting for principles your constituents believe in." the bill would also strip millions from planned parenthood - after conservatives argued taxpayers shouldn't fund a group that performs abortions. "people have waite for years for this moment to destroy a bill - to put 22 million people out of reach of medical care." there don't appear to be enough votes in either the house or senate to override the president's veto. "ultimately, this is going to require a republican president."
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better." republicans are promising to outline a replacement health plan by the end of the year. but it's unlikely that alternative would get a vote before president obama leaves office, tracie potts, nbc news washington. this is the first time a vote to repeallobamacare haapassed both the house and senate. tonight, president obama holds a nationally televised town hall on gun violence. the nnr-a is declining to send reprereentatives. the n-r-a says it sees no reason to take part in what it calls "a public relations spectacle organized by the whitehouse." a c-n-n spokesperson said it was the nework, not the white house, that proposed the idea of a town hall on guns. decision 2016... caucuses are just 25 days away. today, a former president in eastern iowa to campaign for hii wife. former president bill clinton will make his first visit to dubuque in eight years -- when he last campaigned for hillary clinton. her campaign office is busy making a lot of phone ccls ahead of his visit.
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ready for the final push before the iowa caucuses. "it's huge. we have volunteers coing in every single day. we have people getting ready for some really, really, rrally big weekends, and we're about to have in dubuque, and across iowa, the biggest days on the camapaign we've ever had." president clinton will speak at the hotel julien in downtown dubuque around five. before that, he's in cedar rapids for n event this afternoon. we also spoke with kwwl political analyst chris larimer to get his thoughts as the caucuses approach. he says it's been quque the politcal season, tt say t te least... chris larimer- "i had one accurate for the way it's been, bit." and while many of the candidates are in iowa already -- he says to expect even more2visits as we get closer to
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vice president joe biden decided can't stop thinking about. "sure, i regret it every day but it was the right decision for my family and for me and i plan on aying deeply involved, and we've got two good candidates. there's no word on whether the vice president plans to campaign for a certain democrat before there's a clear nominee. former new mexico governor gary johnson announces he will run for president as a libertarian. hehewas the libertarian papaty's 20-12 presidential nominee. johnson says america's debt is the biggest issue facing the country. hecalls himself a fiscal conservative and a social liberal. a health uppate from a rmer iowa congressman. tom latham announcing he's been diagnosed with lymphoma. in a facebook post, latham said he's working with a team of doctors and they have a treatmenen plan in place. he plans to be back to full speed soon and says he's never lost an election...and he doesn't plan to lose
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a kwwl follow-up. prosecutors in l-a will not charge bill cosby with assault. he had been accused of abusing two teens years ago. the d-a says there wasn't enough evidence. the decissn comes a weee after cosby was charged with allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 -- in a home near philadelphia. that's the first criminal case brought against him. police shoot and kill a man they y was wearing a "tacticaa style vest" and taking pictures of schools. this happened in illinois. when two officers arrived to qestion the man, he ran away, sparking a hhse. following aatruggle, one officer shot the man who later died at a hospital. both officers involved have been put on administrative leave -- that's standard proticol. the f-b-i says there's an 18-minute gap that as agents stumped as they investigate last month's mass shooting in california. a friend of the shooter was in court yesterday. authorities say hehedid not take part in the attack -- but has been accused of buying two of the weapons used
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he could spend up to 50 years in prison if he's convicted. the f-b-i says investigators have accounted for almost four hours time spenttby the shooters on they were doing for 18 minutes of that time. "we wanna talk directly to the through a timeline very quickly ffr you and then i'm gonna ask --- to come to us with it." 14 peole were killed and 22 others wounded in the attack. a texas grand jury indicts the state trooer who arresttd sandra bland. she died in her cell last year while in custody, three days after she was arrested by a trooper during a traffic stop. while the grand jury decided last month not to indict jail wowokers on criminal charges, the trooper faces misdemeanor perjury charges... "we had a very attentive, very good grand jury. they took this occasions. for numerous hours, they have deliberated and reviewed the evvence we
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if convicted, the trooper will face up to a year in jail and a fine of up to 4-thiusand dollars. the texas epartment of public safettalso intense video to show you this morning after firefighters could not get to people trapped inside a burning apartment. the family had to jump from the urth floor. this is video from canada. firefighters and a neighbor are on the ground ready to help as a boy and his parents jump. all thre landed in the snow and were taken to the hospital. the boy was releasedd- but his parents are still being treated. there are reports the ladder on the fire department's truck broke down. it's proof drones are growing in polarity. the -a-a releases numbers. more than 180- thousand people have registered their drones on the new f-a-a webstie. but under some estimates, that's less than half the number of
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sold over the holidays. drone- registration costs five-dollars on the f-a-a website. but the money is refundable for the people who register by january 20-th. and check out this drone -- a person can fit inside! a chinese company showed off this device at the computer electronics show this week in las vegas. e company has not gotten f-a-a approval for the devices or gone into mass production. the university of iowa is among the increasing number of colleges@ banning hoverboards from dorm rooms and campus buildings. this comes as there's been another report of a scary situation involving the scooter a pennsylvania family watched as a christmas gift burst t nto flames this week. the hoverboard was plugged into the factory charger when it overheated and then exploded, leaving a melted mess in the living room. a new facebook page aims to support waterloo police officers. waterloo police, we've got your backs was just created this week
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thousand likes. it was created aftete a kwwl story about a page threatening the lives of officers, which has since been taken down. its coming up... while some may dread the cold and snow of winter...others find ways to make it fun plus, when winter doesn't arrive on time...a teenager decides he's going to create winter on his own the forecast from storm track
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meteorologist eileen loan is up next. "you're watching kwwl, "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 stojmtrack 7 weathe team:
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today and tonight with some snow and freezing drizzle mixing in at times. much colder weather will start to temperatures are hovering around the freezing mark and we have areas of freezing drizzle tracking through...we also have areas of fog showing up. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will have some wet and shiny roads this morning. we have stalled in the low to mid 30s over most of the state this morning and kfep southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. freezing ddzzle around kansas city right now. the low is down that way, too, and will slowly track this way bringing mainly rain to our viewing area. some snow may track in tonight, but inch to three-quarters of an inch with very little snow expected. the mix this morning will become rain for the afternoon with fog and light winds keeping temps from changing much today. lows tonight will stay around freezing again, so some snow may mix in with the rain, especially in the north. fog continues tonight and again tomorrow with rain likely by late friday morning into the afternoon. highs will be in the mid 30s to low 40s, but when those temps start falling friday evening, they will keep going through monnay morning, when lows will into saturdayaywith a couple of inches of snow falling and strong winds blowing it around and making it
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coldest on sunday with temps morning into the afternoon. highs will be in the mid 30s to low 40s, but when those temps start falling friday evening, they will keep going through monday morning, when lows will be around minus five. we will have some snow friday night into saturday with a couple of inches of snow falling and strong winds blowing it around and making it feel even colder. breezy and coldest on sunday with temps staying in the teens for much of next
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we're getting a few reports of school delays, those are rrning across the bottom of your screen. you can also find them on our weather apps. while wintetesnow brings somm difficulties, there are those who think of it as an opportunity. three brothers in minnesota have a fun tradition that shows off their ow sculpting talents. they're building a giant snow octopus in their front yard. the brothers --- ages 17, 20, and 21 --- say they've been working on this masterpiece since just before thanksgiving a 15-year-old in virginia got tired of waiting for old man winter to come to him -- and decded to take matters iito his own nds.
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home-made snow-maker. his parents were skeptical at first and needed a little convincing. but he's got it all worked out: from plans i found online. bought all the parts online and have been blowing snow since it's been cold enough for the it. its coming up... it was one of the biggest ackpots in history -- but was there a winner? a look at the winning numbers just ahead...
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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 i iabout is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 h hrs a week in amemeca, you should not live in poverty.
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nobody won last night's powerball jackpot. now saturday's drawing is estimated to be 675 million dollars -- the largest jackpot of any lottery game in u-s history! don't throw out your tickets from last night just yet -- the iowa lottery says nearly 74- thousand iowans won prizes last night. a new report to congress warns the i-r-s is quietly moving toward a high-tech future that could cost taxpayers more money. the annual report comes from the national taxpayer advocate. since 2014, the i- r-s has invested million of dollars on a plan to move more of its work online...but the report expresses concerns the i-r-s is creating a "pay to play" system...
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professional help will receive filing their taxes. the bond between two dogs is like something out of a movie. annibelle falls some 30 feet down an embankment. her longtime buddy jock was with and what did he do? like the t.v. dodo lassie... heewent "there was a female dog that had fallen down an embankment, and bring me to the injured animal." jock and annibelle are now together again and under the care of animal control. an eastern iowa dog is nominated for an award. you may remember sissy -- last year she walked nearly 20 blocks to mercy medical center in cedar rapids tofind her owne, who was recovering from surgery sissy is now nominated for "most amazing journey" at the world dog awards. you can vote for her -- we've posted the link on our website, kwwl dot com. its we're wrapping up today in iowa with thh forecast from storm
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meteorologist eileen loan next.
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of your storm track seven forecast. light wintry mix this morning with light rain this afternoon through friday. light snow friday night and saturday with a will beccme cold. tem start to it willstay cold trough much of neet week. light wintry mix this morning with light rain this afternoon through friday. light snow @riday night and saturday with a coue of inches willbecome coll temps start to it will stay cold through much of next week.
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