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before speaking at the national czech and slovak museum in cedar rapids -- president clinton stopped by new-bo city market for a quick bite -- and answered questions. a few people -- quickly turned into a crowd as bill clinton walked inside -- talking to business owners, workers, and customers. president clinton discussed everything from nutrition -- to gun control. we caught up with a hillary clinton supporter who says she was overwhelmed by meeting the president for the first time. "i was bowled over. i came weren't here for me. so, the only other thought was 'bill clinton,' because i knew he was in town." after stopping by newbo -- the president started campaigning at the czech and slovak museum. coming up at six tonight -- we'll hear what president clinton has to say about democratic frontrunner hillary clinton. we've got you covered live in the newsroom -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. here's a live look at the hotel julien in dubuque... this is clinton's second
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hundreds of people lined up to hear the 42nd president speak today -- and the place is packed... clinton was expected to arrive at five -- and should be there momentarily -- more from this event coming up on kwwl's new at six. also in iowa -- senator ted cruz... he took some time at his event in humboldt to impersonate our 35th president you know jfk said, 'some men see things as they are and ask why. i see things that never were and ask why not'." cruz told the crowd jfk would be kicked out of today's democratic party because of his beliefs... cruz remains in eastern iowa for the rest of the week -- at campaign events for his "cruzin' to caucus tour" for the democrats -- senator bernie sanders is in iowa today, though his schedule is more relaxed ahead of his events tomorrow. ron steele will be sitting down with sanders tonight for a one-on-one interview about his campaign.
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interview coming up tonight on the news at ten. vice president joe biden is now saying he's actually regretting that he isn't running for president -- take a listen. "sure, i regret it every day but it was the right decision for my we've got two good candidates." you may've caught biden's blunder - saying there are just two candidates... when, in fact, there are three -- clinton, sanders and martin o'malley - though o'malley is trailing in the polls. republicans say they're holding an "enrollement ceremony" to get rid of obamacare. after dozens of attempts to repeal, the bill now moves to the presidents desk. but then it's going nowhere... just because the bill's finally made it past the senate, after passing in the house several times, it goes to the president - who will absolutely not sign it. at this point lawmakers don't have enough votes to overwrite - but
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police are investigating a suspicious death... dubuque police say they went into a home in the 29 hundred block of jackson street on monday after a distrubance report... inside, they found 72- year-old gary breckenridge's body. no one else was inside the home at the time. breckenridge's body was sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy... but at this point police believe the man's death is suspcious. if you have any information regarding the incident - call police. in continuing coverage... police arrest another in a black friday credit union robbery. the robbery happened in dubuque at the du- trac community credit union... last month - police arrested shawn cade from rock island illinois in connection to the robbery last night - rock island police arrested another man - william w. franklin. he's now in custody at the rock county jail... police say he was the salvation army in iowa city is opening a new winter day shelter on monday. the shelter will be open from 9 in the morning until 11:30.
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for those in need of a meal we spoke with a homeless man who told us he eats from dumpsters on sundays when his usual options for food are not available, it''s something he finds himself doing during the morning hours on weekdays as well. (cg: ron tuggle/ that in the mornings as well during the week?" "yeah because there's no breakfast, but now that they may start serving breakfast." he tells us the new day shelter at the salvation army will help him out. the salvation army is in need of volunteers to help serve breakfast. the winter day shelter will be open through mid march. in waterloo.... a homeless shelter is asking the public for help -- so they don't have to turn anyone away during the up coming cold. the catholic worker house says now they have a shelter for men and a shelter for women and children... but they aren't sure if this space will be enough in the near future.
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45 thousand to build more space -- so far they've raised about half of what they need. 17 salt miners in new york state are back above ground and safe tonight. they spent nearly ten hours stuck in an elevator, hundreds of feet underground. chris pollone reports on how rescue workers got the trapped miners out safely. slowly, but surely they emerged. two and three at a time. salt mine south of syracuse, new york. their elevator shuddered to a stop about 800 feet below the surface. trapping them for nearly ten hours. :22) 10 38 13 "we weren't all happy until the last one got off the elevator." first responders jumped into action in the early-morning hours. finding and positioning a the miners had fresh air 09;08;30;07 "they huddled together, they did what they could do to keep each other warm and keep each other's spirits up."
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blankets and hand warmers before sending a basket down to retrieve the trapped miners. the first ones to emerge waited until the last man had been rescued. (sot / dennis griffin - lansing fire dept, asst. chief :50 - 1:00) 10 39 29 that's when we all going home, we're all safe, there was no incidence a bringing the elevator to a halt. to the surface at the end of their shift. new york governor andrew cuomo has ordered an investigation into the incident. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. cuomo goes on to say the investigation is happening so the incident "is not repeated in the future." coming up.... the trooper who arrested sandra bland, a woman who died while in jail in texas -- he's now in police custody. and... what the federal government says you're eating too much of? and how they're trying to get you to cut it out of your
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here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kielhas 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 --------- --------- --------- --------- "now your storm track 7
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from the kwwl stormtrack eastern iowa. tonight, the light to moderate rain showers become more widespread with areas of fog lingering, reducing visibility. temperatures will remain above freezing, keeping will be in the lower to middle 30s. low pressure tracks to our southeast on friday, giving us
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areas of fog. during the afternoon, the rain becomes more scattered and could mix with snow to the northwest, although accumulation is not in the forecast. by the time the rain ends by the evening, additional rain totals will be a quarter to half inch. our weather then turns windy and cold for saturday with a few morning snow showers. temperatures will be falling throughout the weekend, with lows by sunday morning below zero in many areas. wind chills could be -10 to -15 at times,
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lasting much of next week. this evening there will be patchy areas of fog along with scattered rain showers across eastern iowa. tonight, the light to moderate rain showers become more widespread with areas of fog lingering, reducing visibility. temperatures will remain above freezing, keeping all precipitation in liquid form, although there could be snow mixed in to the north. lows will be in the lower to middle 30s. low pressure tracks to our southeast on friday, giving us scattered rain showers and
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afternoon, the rain becomes more scattered and could mix with snow to the northwest, although accumulation is not in the forecast. by the time the rain ends by the evening, additional rain totals will be a quarter to half inch. our weather then turns windy and cold for saturday with a few morning snow showers. temperatures will be falling lasting much of next week.this all precipitation in liquid of fog. during the afternoon, is not in the forecast. by the our weather then turns windy all precipitation in liquid evening, additional rain totals light to moderate rain showers is not in the forecast. by the remain above freezing, keeping our weather then turns windy areas of fog lingering, reducing and cold for saturday with a few of fog. during the afternoon, lows by sunday morning below
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korea's claim they detonated an h- bomb. do you think you're eating too much sugar? the federal government says you probably are - how they plan to change that you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in clermont, arlington, elgin and --------- --------- --------- --------- 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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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 again 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. the texas state trooper who arrested sandra bland surrenders
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bland died in a texas jail three days after she was arrested during a traffic stop -- the man who arrested her is now charged with perjury... accused of lying about the circumstances of bland's arrest. the grand jury decided last month not to indict jail workers on criminal charges. the united states is considering economic sanctions against north korea - after yesterday's news that they tested an atomic bomb. is eager to work with china to determine an appropriate international response to north korea's claim, saying they could face additional economic sanctions. white house secretary josh earnest says president obama is in talks with other world leaders. "the u-n is obviously working after an emergency security council meeting that was convened by the united states and japan to discuss options for a response, certainly that could include additional economic sanctions." south korea says it will
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against north korea by resuming cross-border propaganda broadcasts that pyongyang considers an act of war. french police shoot and kill a knife-wielding man outside a northern paris police station... this comes on the first anniversary of the charlie hebdo were raw. police say the man was in his early 20s... born in morocco... they're working to get more information about the man - and his motives to approach the police station with a knife. an arizona lawmaker is introducing legislation that would strip bill cosby of his presidential medal of freedom. representative paul gosar - a republican from arizaon is introducing the cosby bill that would strip him of his medal... gosar's been crafting the measure since july -- when a deposition was released in which cosby admitted using drugs on women with whom he wanted to have sex. another bleak day on the stock market as the dow closes sharply
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again - market news out of china is bringing the stocks down here -- the dow jones industrial average closed nearly 400 points lower than oepning. the s and p 500, and the nasdaq both closing lower today as well. at this point - we are on pace for the worst week since august of last year -- which was a wild week for investors. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... going back to college from winter break soon? one thing you should leave at home if you're a student at the university of iowa. and... the federal government is releasing new guidelines for what you eat... what should you start cutting out of your diet? --------- ---------
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less sugar. for the first time - the nutrition guidelines are telling americans to limit their sugar intake to no more than 10 percent of your daily calories... nutritionists agree that most americans eat wayyy too much sugar - which can be a contributing factors in many health problems. experts say to make the changes "when you think about it whether it's the beverages that perhaps how you think about adding some additional fruits or vegetables. these small changes can get you to a place where there's healthier eating
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the new guidelines also include cutting back on salt and saturated fat... as well as getting more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains into our diets. hoverboards are now banned in some spots on the university of iowa's campus. hoverboards became a popular novelty last year... but now they're posing a threat to riders and others nearby. there have been reports of the boards catching on fire... and on campus because of hoverboards. (von stange/university housing director) "if a fire breaks out, that's our main concern. if a rooms and things like that. fires burn hot and it can damage a lot of property." stange (stang-ee) says the hoverboard ban in certain places on campus will likely just be temporary. if the glitches that cause fires in the boards are worked out in the future... the ban may be lifted. it's high tech heaven... it's day two of the consumer electronic show in las vegas --
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products tech products that may be sold in the not-too-distant future... the c-e-s features more than 20 thousand new ideas and products... thermal energy drones to help firefighters... virtual reality headsets... tons of futuristic stuff that you may be able to own someday and consumers are hype. "i have radar. i know where everything is. i know where i am on the field. i know which direction i'm going. it's great." the show in vegas runs through saturday -- tons of the products on display will be release throughout the year. bad news - you didn't win powerball. good news - this weekend's drawing is the biggest in powerball history. the 500 million dollar jackpot is un-won... so now, saturday's jackpot is 700 million dollars... the biggest ever. the odds of matching the winning numbers are very slim - about one in 300 million... remember saturday - you can
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here's a live look at the cedar rapids skycam -- no, that's not a broken camera... that's fog. very low visibility! storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has a final look at your weather next. we'll be right back --------- ---------
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america is not just electiti a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. breaking news tonight, a roller coaster plunge on wall street. global shock waves from a market meltdown in china. why is it hitting us here? sinking 401(k)s, millions of americans nervous about their money. relentless, donald trump unleashes perhaps his most personal attack on the clintons yet. trapped underground. an all-night rescue mission to save 17 miners, hundreds of feet beneath the earth after something went very wrong. what you eat. controversy tonight over what's in and what's not. red meat, eggs, now okay? not with everyone. and the can opener, a nickname for a bridge that's seen crash after crash caught on camera. an internet sensation. why aren't drivers getting the heads-up?
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