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plus...an iowa woman is found alive, lying in the snow....days after she first went missing and some kids boost the spirits of a professional football ayer...less than a week after he botched a big play here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, im ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. temperertures are falling into the 20s aad 30s this morning and wll keep falling
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to drop, as well.. we are starting to see more single digits and low teens. winds are starting to pick up from the northwest and will be 10-20 mph, gusting higher today. we also have some clouds tracking in and these may have a few snow showers or flurries with them, too. they will be off and on through the day, but shouldn't add up to much, if anything. we have seen our highs.. temps will continue to drop today. it will be bitterly cold this weekend with dangerous wind chills returning to the forecast... which i'll have in a few minutes. we begin this hour with countdown to caucus coverage. the republican candidates take their messages from the campaign
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kwwl's amanda gilbet joins us live in our newsroomm amanda, a night. we've been hearing a lot about whether senator ted cruz is elligible to run for prsident, since he was born in canada. it's an attack donald trump used trump's own words against him cruz saying trum himself supporred cruz months ago, and nce then, the constitution hasn't changed. but the poll numbers have. we also heard anpther familiar campaign trail attack last night -- this time cruz calling out trump. cruz continuing to push the businessman on his so-called new york values. not too many years ago, donald did a long interview with that were very, very different "look, i'm from new york, that's what we believe in new york. those aren't iowa values, but this is what we believe in new york."
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spirit of new yorkers after the september eleventh attacks and everybody in the world watched and everybody in the world loved new york and loved senator marco rubio traded verbal blows with cruz over immigration.. and flip-ffopping on positions. we can expect to continue hearing many of these arguments in the coming weeks -- the caucus is jut seventeen days away. we've got you covered live n the newsroom...amanda gilbert...kwwl news. there will be one more republican debate before the caucus. that debate will be here i iowa. the democrats debate sunday night -- yoyo can watch that right here on kwwl. new this morning...five people are taken to the hospital following a crash in dubuque county. accordingngto the iowa statae pattl, 29-year-ollmarquita robertson was driving on hartbeck road near epworth and lost control around 9:45 last night.
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ages 14 to 25, all had to be taken to the hospital. their conditions are not known. robertson was cited for failure suspended. slick road conditions lead to multiple crashes in eastern iowa. in iowa county, a mother and her young son were killed during a crash on highway 212 nea marengo. the iowa county sheriff's office says bethany clark and her fire. in cedar rapids -- a series of crashes, one involving police officers. a police car responded to a five car-accident when it wws in a hospital. in waterloo icy roads were a factor in this crash. police tell us a mom and her daughters were in the car - one persononsuffered minor injuries. a different kind of weather problem for people working at the linn county courthouse. the building's heating system ashed earlier this week after pipes burst. to wawam up the building during repairs...linn county emergency
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an iowa woman is missing for more than two days... is found lying in the snow. live. a search for shaniqua hayes began monday after family and friends couldn't reach her. she'd last been seen leaving work in neraska over the weekind. woodbury county deputies found her lying in the snow tuesday afternoon. all she uld do... was blink. "when you have no contact and everybody you've talked to has say you found her, it's just a relief." rereatives say she still cannot talk, but they are hoping for a speedy recovery. now snow but wind causing problems fofofirefigthers in oklahoma. the wind spreadiing a grass fire in oklahoma city. a few homes were evacuated as a precaucion. one person is dead after an amtrak train crashes into a s smi in texas . the truck burst into flames, killing the driver. no amtrak workers were hurt. no word on what caused the crash. a family...still in mourning...will be getting a new home. waterloo firefighters are
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humanity home for the family of moe sed. he was found dead last year. as kwwl's olivia mancino reports, the home is giving the family something ttlook forward to. inside this three story newly constructed home.... is a picture of a family who has known only loss since the changing of the seasons. "i know they are very appreciative" its been a little more than a month ssce moe sed's family learned a hunter found their missing son's body in a river. he had been missing for two months. "from what i've hearddthey feel essed to be getting a home" duane rosonske with habitat for humanity says the sed family was they have four other children. "it was a surprise to us, we didnt realize til we got re,
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something and be a part of it" firefighters spent their day off project like this. "were always a team anyway, some of these guyy know how to the home has been innhe works since may of 2015... built with love since day one ... now, with a new meaning...and a new ray of light where darkness once was. it's still unclear how moe sed died.. authorities say his autopsy howed no signs s f traaa. continuing coverage... more national guard members are heading to flint, michigan as the city deals with a water crisis. nearr 30 more miccgan guard personnel were briefed and received training in saginaw for their mission... in an attempt to save money in 2014, flint switched the city's water source...then high levels of lea were discovered in flint's water. the fallout has been devastating. "i just want to make it clear little confusion, that they're gonna be out on the street. that is absolutely not true. they're
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they're only there to ssist in handing out the water and filters provided... michigan governor rick snyder activated the national guard in michigan earlier this week to help relieve the water crisis... as the guard heads to flint.t..protesters rrde a bus to michigan's capitol to ask snyder to resign. h'es come under fire for his role in handling the situation and slow response. if you want them -- eaan them. that's one of the comments on our facebook page -- from a person week. the court says it's free speech for someone to wear a military medal they didn't receive. the court tossed out the conviction of a marine who wore a purple heart on the stand -- a purple heart that was't his. he wore it to improve his credibility --- testifyig in a case... years and yeaa and years ago, worthless. if anyone can wear
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a few years ago, president obama signed a law making it illegal to profit from lling about military service. but congress has since removed a provision that made it illegal for someone to wear a medal that wasn't theirs. if you have any thoughts about this you'd likkto share -- join goldman sachs reaches a 5- billion-dollar deal to clean up toxic mortgage plans. this is part of a federal investigation into the firm's role in the sale of mortgages leading up to the housing bubble...and financial crisis. other wall street firms have reached similar deals in recent years, including j-p morgan-chase and momogan stanley. cuban migrants continue to journey through mexico on the way to the u-s. the cubans' journey is part of a pilot program agreed on last month to start allowing migrants to move toward the united states from costa rica. some eight- thousand cubans
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since mid-november after nicaragua shvt its borders. if you hahaen't heard already...british actor alan rickman has died. he was battling cancer. rickman is best known for his roles in harry pootter, die hard and love actually. he was 69. singer celine dion's hussnd lso died yesterday. they'd been married since 1994 and had three children together. he'd been battling throat cancer. he was 73. missed what should have been an easy field goal...but minnesota vikings kicker blair walsh is getting support from young fans. walsh missed ths potential game- winning field goal at the end of last week's game against the seattle seahawks. this week-- he spent time with a group of first graders who sent letters to the kicker to lift factctthat you guys would do that for me, somebody you've never met, somebody you don't know, that's huge--and id can help in certain times like these." walsh h so taking soo time to sign autographs for the kids during
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its coming up on today in iowa.... they look like blurrrr white dots...but thohoe blurs....are actually a pretty big scientific scene. plus...students across eastern iowa are getting ready for a "you're watching kwwl, we've gogo you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa."
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forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here i additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weatter team: breezy today with a few snow showers and flurries, but the main thing you will notice this weekend will be the bitterly cold temperatures returning.
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weather network isn't showing much in the way of snowflakes right now.. and there won't be too many anyway. temps this morning are on the way down... they will be steady oo falling all day... teens are pushing into the northwestern part of the state.. with chills there in the single digits. it is going to become breezy, too.. the winds are already turning to the northwest and they are already 20 mph or higher to the west. our winds will be mainly 10-20 mph, but we will have some higher gusts. clouds with a few snow showers will continue to track into the area as one low trackssway from us and another tracks closer... but the main thing will be the cold. temps will be in the single digits and teens in the eastern dakotas today but that pushes all the way throughgh iowa a or tomorrow... with north dakota staying below zero all day tomorrow. we will have steady or falling temps all day with a stray snow shower or flurry tracking through. northwest winds will be 10-20 mph and gusting higher. it will stay breezy tonight with lows around zero. wind chills could be -15 to -20 by saturday morning. we
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highs will only be 4 to 10. it will be biiterly cold with dangerous wind chills on sunday morning with chills approaching -35. we don't really start to warm up until tuesday when we get back into the teens for highs... still 10 degrees below aveveage. a few snnw showers will track through about every other day, but
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a nasa orbiter breaks a record. jupiter orbiter juno travels farther from the sun than any other solar-powered spacecraft. juno launched into space from cape canaveral, florida in august 2011. it broke the distance record this week when it reached some 493 million milils from the sun. jjo will arrive at jupiter on july fourth of this year. nasa releases images of one oft& two ossible ice volcanos on pluto's surface. nasa said at about 90 0 iles across and two- point-five miles high, the feature would be the largest volcano discovered in e outer solar system - if it is proven to a volcano. these blurry white dots are no ordinary stars. you are looking at what astronomers say may be the biggest and brightest supernova ever observed. the explosion was 570 billion times brighter than our sun!
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white blur, visible only witpowerful telescopes? it's nearly four billion light years away from earth. its still to come... kids compete...using legos...to show off what they know about engineering. plus....you aren't supposed to judge book by its a look at the one thought to be the world's most beautiful. you're watching kwwl. we've go you covered in elk run heightht, onslow, asbury and all
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an exciting weekend f here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagr. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all l niors can retire with dignity and respect.
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iowans... it's the first lego leaguestate competition..... 120 teams from across iowa will be competing in it.. three of those teams are fom denver. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom.... she caught up with the denver teams. that's right.... legoes and trash.... two things you ouldn't normal have in the same sentence... but both are going to be the focus check out this people- (nat) these robots were all made by denver students.... "wee up and ddwn." three teams from denver are heading to ames for the iowa first lego league state competition....they'll be competing against hundredsof other teams.... (nat) showing off their robots to judges.....(nat) but
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will be doing... standup: this year... they also have to find a problem with trash in their community... and show "so we made this box with lego hooks that hook onto trash cans so kids can recycle their astic bottles in here." after some hurdles.... "for many different reasons we had to rebuild this robot like 8 times. " robot crashes nat..... a weekend dediated to science... engineering... math and technology... "i really like engineering and learn how to program and do all these things to help the community it would be good. " and also teamrk..... "in the beginning we really didn't know each other...but now towards the end wevv really become close like brothers...." "stop. get to work." the teams will also be judged on
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ability to work together. we've got you covered... live in the newsroom.... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. whichever team wins the state competition will go on to the worlds competition. its coming up... a bookstore...which may have inspirird the backdroro for one of the most amous book series in the world...is marking a big anniversary plus... a zoo shows off a rare litter of newborns storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back with another check of your storm
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marco rubi he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to re usa is responsible for the content of this message. how much internet speed does one family actually need? ballpark. to answer your question, i assembled a similar family unit. we have centurylink internet. they offer a range of speeds. for us, 40 megs works great. with that, you can download an hd movie or tv show in minutes and songs in seconds. which is a good thing, because my pretend family is not big on waiting. get up to 40 meg centurylink internet for $20 a month for a year when bundled with a qualifying home phone plan. 12 month contract required.
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with another check of your storm track seven forecast. stray snow showers/flurries, breezy, cold, steady/falling temps. very cold saturday through monday with dangerous chills possible sunday morning and monday morning as lows dip into the negative tracking in. a bookstore...conside red one of the mot beautiful in the world...is celebrating its 110th anniversary. this shop in portugal is said to have inkpired harry potter's library in hogwarts. j-k rowling tought english in the area in the earr 1990s.
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includes all types of genres. a zoo in ukraine shows off its newest additions -- a rare litter the newborns were in good health and were cared for by their mother. the cubs' birth is an important event, especially as white lions are so rare. a contest on facebook was held to name e three cubs. they werer called after three brothers - founders of the city of kiev
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the candidates are done playing nice. attacks are made in thh latest g-o-p debate plus...firefighters are thankful they trained on ice rescues. hours after training...they have to put the skills to work! and we're still waiting to learn who's taking home the jackpot from wednesday's powerball drawing...but we do know which iowan took home some cash good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. temperatures are falling into the 20s and 30s this morning and will keep
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chills will continue to drop, as well.. we are starting to see more single digits and low teens. winds are starting to pick up from the have some clouds tracking in and these may have a few snow showers or flurries with them, too. they will be off and on through the day, but highs.. temps will continue to drop today. it will be bitterly cold this weekend with dangerous wind chills returning to the wwbegin with the countdown tt the iowa caucuses. the alliances are gone and the gloves are off. there were several heated exchanges at last night's gop presidential debate in south carolina. tracie potts has a recap. the 7 candidates left on the main stage at the fox business debate tried to cus on president obama: "this guy is a petulant child." and hillary clinton:
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national security disaster." but at times, they turned on each other. donald trump questioned ted cruz's birth to an american in canada: "there's a big question mark on your hea, and you can't do that to the party." marco rubio accused cruz of flip-flopping on immigration: "that 's not consistent conservatism... that's political calculation." "at least half marco said are flat out false." ben carson tried to be the umpire: "and i just want to take opportunity 2012 election we when i say we republicans tore themselves apart h hve to stop this." cruz explained not disclosing a half million dollar loan when he ran for senate: "i made a paperwork error." there weee differences on iran, syria.. banning muslims..and whether to tax chinese imports: "i think we should be for free trade but fair trade." there's oo republican bate left before tte iowa caucuses.
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now back to you. some republican candidates are bacc in iowa the next few days. donald trump has a rally in urbandale this morning. ben carson has a town hall in harles city tomorrow. marco rubio has similar events in decorah and waverly on monday. he'll also be in coralville that day. as tracie potts said -- the democrats are getting ready for their own debate in south cacaolina on sundaa martin o'malley barely cleared the bar to get in. both hillary clinton and bernie sanders had called on n-b-c news to include him. you can watch that debate on sunday night at eight here on kwwl. this morning, o'malley has campaign stops in cedar rapids and mount vernon. former president clinton is also back in iowa campaigning for his wife in marshalltown and coralville today. senate minority leader harry reid is pressing congressional republicans to vote to show whether they support donald trump's policies.... like banning muslims from entering the u-s. he says this is a way to old
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senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, a republican, responded by saying the g-o-p could do the same thing to democrats: bring up votes on proposals by their candidates the party might not wann. now a kwwl follow-up. a month after an iowa state student died in a hit and run...police still have no leads. emmalee jacobs was an eastern iowa native. she grew up in urbanana she was in her freshman year at i- s-u. with more on the investigation, we go to kwwl's amanda gilbert. she joins us live in our newsroom. although many tips in this case have led to dead ends.... police aren't slowing down their efforts. officers say a lot of students have come back from break.... so they are message aaain about people coming forward with information. they say they are also hoping the potential suspect will be back in the area and come forward. "i think it ould definitely provide some closure i guess for her family friends, so they knew who it was and justice could be served. " with little evidence.... surveillance video and tips....
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working aginst ames police.... but they ask that people to forget about this. the department hhld a pedestrian safety project along the site in her honor last week. we've got you covered live in the newsroom, amanda gilbert, kwwl news. ames police continue to ask anyone with information to call them. police are calling a waterloo home a chronic nuisance...meaning the homeowner needs to pay for future police calls. she says officers are harrassing her family. it's due to the number of times officers have responded to dorothy spates' home. april first they y ound enw bullett holes. april 7th -- a shooting, one victim goes to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck. and august 20th - more shots fired. these are just a few of the incidents on the 500 block of "we are using this liquid foam to fill in bullet holes, so that just in case we have to go
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spates sent a letter back to police saying "i am not the police, but a 'taxpayer,'....telling officers to stop harassing her family. she admits she has weapons in her house.... to protect her family. isis claims responsibility for a deadly attack in indonesia. seven people, including five attackers, died. indonesian police said today they retrieved an isis flag from the home of one of the attackers. enty people were hurt in yesterday's attack, which included explosives, grenades and guns. the f-b-i says the shooting of a philadelphia police officer is being investigated as an act of terrorism. police say edward archer walked to a cruiser last week and fired multiple shots inside, hitting officer jesse hartnett three times. archer told police he pledges allegiance to isis. the director of the f-b-i visited hartnett in the hospital. new information in the upcoming trials of five baltimore police
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freddie gray. the prosecution asked a judge to compp officer william porter to testify in the other officers' trials. a hearing on the matter is now scheduled for next week. porter was the first of the six city cops to stand trial-- it ended last month in a mistrial...and has been re-scheduled for june. a k-9 officer killed in the line of duty is honored officers from as far as the n-y-p-d attended the ohio funeral for jethro. the german shepherd was shot at least three times while responding to an armed robbery early saturday morning. he died the next day. jethth is a true heheo, one of opportunity to have him in my life. a go fund me account has been set up to pay for jethro's vet bills and for new k-9 vests. drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman is back at theheprison he escaped from. mexican authorities are now stepping up security there...
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secure. since el chapo escaped through a tunnel, the ground has been changed. instead of 20 centimeters of cement, there are now 60 centimeters with additional steel underneath. there's also more camerasand guards constantly standing outside guzman's cell. authorities in california take down an underground shooting range in the middle of a neighborhood. investigators say someone had dug a hole in the backyard of the property... and people were using guus for target ooting. neighbors had reported hearing gunshots in the past but didn't realize what was going on. police arrested one person training proves useful for some fififighters. hours after completing ice rescue training...a 13-year-old falls through the ice in a less than ten minutes before topeka firefighters pulled him t... training onnice this mornini and these guys did an outstanding job it was text book, absolutely how the training is supposed to work they were in the water probably within a minute or the child was taken to a hospital
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he is expected to be okay. four months after a deadly crash -- duck boats retuun to seattle five people died in september when a duck boat and bus crashed. after that, the tours were shut down. that ends this morning -- but with some changes. the tours will now have two crew memberssinstead of one. and they'll no longer use the bridge where the crash happened. today, the vice president begins a mission tobattle the disease which took his son. at tuesday night's stateteof the union address, president obama tapped joe biden to lead an effort in the fight against cancer. that came after the vice president had called for a "moonshot" to cure cancer last october. today, he'll be in philadelphia for a discussion at a cancer center. biden's son, beau, died of brain cancer last year. continuing coverage... waterloo educators travel to des moines to check out a careerercenter...and believe its just what the district needs. with courses ranging from automotive repair -- to anatomy and physiology -- des moines high school students are able to study several classes -- free of charge. yes committe members say ey're optimisttc a similar center would work in waterloo.
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feedback firsthand from students and educators, and just hearing that from them is just unbelievable." committee members say they are looking into a better way to pay for the project -- with an income suutax. february second. it's a project ten years in the making...and may be moving forward soon. the person developing the cedar valley techworks facilities is expected to have possession of the location soon. the techworks campus will be highlighted by a new hotel, restaurant and conference center. in the future -- there are plans for a marina to be built next to the river. a family mourrng the loss their son is getting a new home.. moe sed's body was found last month. he'd been missing for months, his family will be receiving a new home from habitat for humanity. waterloo fireeighters worked on the home yesterday. this house has been in the works since last summer...the sed family chosen before the disappearance and death of their son they scheduled the work around the seasons, so they could work on the inside of the
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"i know they are very apppreciative, they're just, from waht i've heard, i know they feel blessed they're getting a home" sed's parenens will move here with their other four children. today marks the seventh anniversary of "the miracle on the hudson" a pilot and his flight crew saved everyone onboard by landing a plane in the hudson river. the u-s airways flight hit a ffck of birds right after takeoff, while it was more than three-thousand feet in the air, causing both of the plane's engines to shut down all 155 people on board survived. it's the 1-ppint-six billion dollar question who are the three people with winning powerball tickets? a tennessee couple has come forward claiming one of the winning powerball tickets, they will be on the today show you can catch that interview
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one iowaaman is goiig home with a seven-figure consolation prize. bryon stewart's ticket matched the first five numbers of wednesday's lottery, but not the powerball number. anyone who gets just the first five numbers wins one miilion dollars. but stewart adaded the "power play" option to his ticket, doubling his prize. "after the thrid one i was just "we got out - the car was just and we were just the happiest couple in the world." stewart and his girlfrie say they will use the money to pay off some loans and possibly buy a house. its coming up... a one of a kind wind turbine is now
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plpls...finding trrsh in the community...and solving the problem using legos. it's a project iowa students are working on. the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is up next. "you're watching kwwll we've ot you coveree! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher
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there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break k the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fair share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college e ucation. will they like me? no. will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it.
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from the kwwl stormtrara 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecastp information frfr the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: breezy today with a few snow showers and flurries, but the main thing you will notice this weekend will be the bitterly cold temperatures returning. stormtrack7 live weather network isn't showing much in the y of snowflakes right now.. and therr won't be too many anyway. temps this morning are on the way down... they will be steady or falling all day... teens re pushing into the noohwestern part of the state.. with chills there in the single digits. it is going
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higher to the west. our winds snow showers will continue to track into he area as one low will be the cold. temps will be in the single digits and teens in the eastern dakotas today but that pushes all the way through iowa for tomorrow... with north dakota staying below zero all shower o o flurry tracking through. northwest winds will be 10-20 mph and gusting higher. it will stay breezy tonight with morning. we don't warm much on saturday... highs will only be 4 to 10. it morning with chills approaching -35. we don't reallll start to warm up until tuesday when we get back into the teens for highs... still 10 degrees below average. a few snow showers will track through about %very other day, but accumulations look very light. iowa is a leader in wind energy...and now one iowa community college has a one-of-a-kind turbine. this "vertical axis turbine" is at iowa lakes community college. saturday... highs will only be 4 to 10. it will be bitterly cold with dangerous wind chills on sunday morning with chills approaching -35. we don't really start to warm up until tuesday when we get back into e teens showers will track through about
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accumulations look very light. iowa is a leader in wind energy...and now one iowa community college has a one-of-a-kind turbine. this "vertical axis turbine""s at iowa lakes community college.
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turbines. experts say this kind of design could be marketed to smaller communities, indiviual farmers and businesses. "the ooortunity for us from a learning and potentially future college director of sustainable energy resources and technologies, a german company made the turbine and chose wa as the testing site because of how much wind we have its coming up... it's lego mania in iowa. teams are getting ready for a state competition.
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full of legos. teams from across iowa will be competiting in ames for the iowa first lego league state competition... it's a weekend dedicated to teaching kids about science... technology...engine ering... and math. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom... she caught up with three teams from denver that will be in the to prepare for this competition this weekend.... each team had to create their own robot out of legos... one team made a robot that pushes trucks... another drops ites into lego cars.... there's even a people thrower robot... where the truck brinns the lego person to their job and then throw them in there... all these idea were created through teamwork.... "so in he beginninn we really didn't know each other... but now towards the end we've
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brothers...." "stop. get to work." this competition isn't just about legos. this year... each team had to find a problem with trash in their community and show judgege how they woull solve it. the teams will also be judged on their communication skills and how well they work together.... and whoever wins state... will get to go on to the worlds competition.. we've got you covered... live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. dhe competition lasts tomorrow through sunday. 60 teas will be competing tomorrow and 60 the next day. sharing your morning cup of coffee with a police officer -- it's a new movement in many cities. the national "coffee with a cop" inintiative making its way to cedar rapids. the owner of brewed awakenings in cedar rapids... the most recent coffee shop to host... says these events are necessary. (larry janda/brewed awakeninggowner) "the police ally don't pose a threatto us. the police are really here to help us in a time of need."
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-- typically makes people feel less intimidated to approach them. which restaurants get the best buzz from customers> according to a research firm...subway holds on to its top spot as the best- perceived fast food brand, followed by wendy's, chick-fil-a, pizza hut and sonic. in casual dining, olive garden in part to its viral pasta promotion. rounding out the top five were panera bread, outback lobster. amazon is offering a discount for its prime membership this weekend. the subscription fee will drop from 99 to 73-dollars. the promotion starts tonight and ends sunday. only new customers can take adantage of the al. its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan next....first...here's what's ahead on today good morning.
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winner.. revealed? (v/o) a tennessee couple will join us in our studio, this morning.. ciming they hod one of the winning ticketss in that record- setting powerball jackpot. so why are they coming to us.. even before they go to lottery officials?? they'll explain in also ahead.. (v/o) sparks fly between donald trump and ted cruz at the first republican presidential ddbate here. (out) plus.. (v/o) ..an nbc news exclusive. amal clooney.. opens up about her career, her newfound celebrity and what drives her.. in her first u.s. television interview. (out) those stories and much re.. when we see you, here on today. . .## time is now xxx
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio.
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jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street.. one says it's okayayo take millions f fm big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan -- break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes, and make them pay their fafa share. then we can expand health care to all, and provide universal college education.
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will they begin to play by the rules if i'm president? you better believe it. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. time is now xxx here's a lookkt some of the stories developing overnight. trump called out ted cruz, questioning the senator's elligibility to run for president. crz with his own digs...saying trump has new york values. ames police still have no leads following the hit and run which killed urbana native emmalee jacobsen
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get tips when the students returned to campus and a tennesse couple has c cme forward, thhy say they have one of the three winning powerball tickets. this is video of a store that sold a winning ticket. you can catch an exclusive interview with the couple on the today show, right after today in iowa. eileen is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast.. stray now showers/flurries, breezy, cold, steady/falling temps. very cold saturday through monday with dangerous chills possible sunday morning and monday morning as lows dip into the negative teens. highs will be in thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back good morning.
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