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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  January 20, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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melissa rivers and buzz aldn now on today in iowa: we're hearing from a presidential candidate after one of his volunteers dies in a crash in iowa. plus a surprise announcement by iowa's governor... could it shake up the race -- less than two weeks before the caucuses? and football fans are getting ready for another brady -- manning matchup. but in one family -- it's an every day battle -- and will make watching sunday's game very interesting. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. roads will improve quickly this morning, but we still have some that have some snow on them.. we will see the snow
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area a ithin the next couple of around. temperatures managed to stay above zero last night with temps hovering around 10 this morning and not much affect from the wind.. they are staying calm to around 5 mph... they will be mainly southerly today and that will help get us into the low to mid 20s over most of the kwwl viewing area. we keep the "warmer" temperatures the rest of the forecast, but there are a couple of chances of snow . i'll have new details this morning about a deadly crash in eastern iowa. three people died last night -- and two others were hurt. the crash happened on highway 63
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that's south of new hampton. here's a picture from the new hampton chickasaw county tribune. the iowa state patrol says bertha smith -- from waterloo -- did not yield to a semi. they crashed into each other. latorris duffie, keith demry and devin gordin all died. all three were in their twenties. authorities say they were not wearing seat belts. smith and another person were taken to the hospital. the semi driver was not hurt. this morning, a campaign volunteer for ben carson is being remembered as a bright young man. the volunteer was killed yesterday in a crash in western iowa. braden joplin was in a van -- with other carson volunteers. the van flipped on an icy road and was hit by another vehicle. it happened near atlantic, iowa. carson was campaigning in south carolina at the time -- and has suspended all of his events to "braden joplin was an amazing young man. i had an opportunity was
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joplin. volunteers were treated and released from the hospital after the crash. this morning, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a deadly fire. the crawford county sheriffs office says two sisters were killed in that fire. trinity. lena was 12. her sister was 15. that fire happened in wauzeka, wisconsin -- about 20 miles outside prairie du chein. neighbors say someone driving by noticed smoke coming out of the home monday night. they tried getting inside to "the house behind me is fully engulfed in flames and pretty much beyond the point of saving." authorities say the girls were home alone -- their parents were at work at the time of the fire. a huge apartment fire in philadelphia is now under
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it took crews about two hours to knock it down. two firefighters were hurt -- but they should be ok. an arrest is made in an eastern iowa bank robbery. police say the suspect had a fake gun. authorities say a witness told them someone with a gun held up the u.s. bank on william street in iowa city. police say they later found the suspect, clifton brinkmeyer, and a fake, plastic gun. he's being charged with second degree robbery. parents, students and staff are hoping for a more typical school day at iowa city west. yesterday, classes were shut down because of a bomb threat. police officers and k9's checked out the high school -- as students were bussed to the hawkeye tennis and rec center. we heard from students about "everyone listen up, listen up, listen up, he said it like five threat to our school, we didn't know what kind of threat, but just a threat and everybody was to get their coats and meet in the gym." from there students tell us they
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was a bomb threat. the building was cleared after a search. the bomb threated affected the voting for a special election. west high was a polling site. here are the results of that election. lisa green- douglass will be the next johnson county supervisor. she'll fill terrence neuzil's seat. he left the board after taking a job in michigan. the county was required to hold the election no matter what -- so they learned about the bomb threat -- since i've been auditor, probably the ffrst time where a bomb threat has caused this. polling sites, and they've had to relocate." people then voted at the athletic hall of fame on prairie meadow drive in iowa city. just 12 days away now from the iowa caucuses. donald trump -- in a tight race here -- is now being endorsed by justifiably so. you know, they they need to get use to it. this
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your basic abcs. anybody but clinton. it's more than that this go around. the former alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee stood by trump at a rally in amexs. she praised him as someone who has shaken up the republican party. she's expected to be with him today at a campaign event in norwalk. as palin was in iowa, her son was being arraigned on domestic violence charges. track palin was arrested monday night in alaska. he's accused of punching and kicking his girlfriend. he's been charged with assault. he was released after posting bail. a decision by governor branstad could have a ripple effect on caucus night.
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senator -- and fellow republican ted cruz -- and says neither should you. branstad is a clear supporter of the renewable fuel standard -- which is a boost for iowa's ethanol market. cruz has been asked repeatedly about whether he supports it. he says he's not in favor of washhngton picking winners or "i believe that it would be a but the only poll that counts is the one they take on caucus kwwl political analyst chris larimer says it shouldn't be surprising that branstad and cruz stand on differeet sides of "it has the potiential to affect really banking on, at this point, probably a first place finish in iowa to give him momentum toward going into new hampshire the following week." larimer says this could affect voters who are still undecided at this point. senator cruz had this tosay about the governor's comments. it is no surprise the
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mode. we said from the beginning that the washington cartel was going to panic more and more... a reporter asked cruz what he thought of iowa's corn growers -- and the r-f-s. cruz said he thinks corn growers are wonderful people who now to the democrats -- and new information about hillary clinton's emais. an inspector general says some of her e-mails had information classified top secret -- special access program. that would include some of the most closely held u-s intelligence information. she's been under fire for using a privvte email server as secretary of state. but her campaign and the state department deny that any information was mishandled -- and say the information in question was classified only ater she received it. she's in a very close race right now with senator bernie sanders in iowa. sanders is back on the campaign trail in iow. he dismissed clinton's claims that she'd be the strongest general election candidate against a
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"from the bottom of my heart, above and beyond ideas, if you want somebody who is going to sanders is that candidat " sanders had a number of stops in western iowa yesterday. we don't know of any iowa stops for him a family will be divided this sunday in a unique way. they're big broncos fans --- except for the first born son. ryan haarer found out why the ten year old is already defying his for him." it's not like the weibler's first born had much of in 2005-- tom brady and the patriots won the super bowl. then they look at brady and go 'what? why? i'll just say, well, i like the name!" but brady weibler fully embraced it. although he's quickly found himself the odd man out at school.... "you have nobody to talk to." and at home. "he's usually pretty good but sometimes he gets too annoying
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to watch. because we can't stand in 2007 peyton manning led the colts to a super bowl. and son number two yup. brady's younger brother-- is peyton. and since manning's move from indy-- game time's been-- tense. "usually i am on the floor. peyton's on the couch and mom and dad are on the couch." mom and dad will have to sit in the middle during sunday's afc championship game. "we are going to fight a lot." "when they're head to head they're wrestling and yelling at each other. unfortunately it usually looks like brady is on top." brady's the smack talker... "we already have four underneath our belt. and he has-- how many? i forgot to got one ring so far, but his namesake is learning how to keep up with his big brother. "well the patriots... nice comeback... stink!" as for sunday, if the broncos lose, things coullget ugly. "i am going to punch my thanks to mom and dad who won't have much sympathy for
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oldest come sunday-- in a house divided. "it'll be three on one. we'll just tie brady up and throw him out in the garage for two or three hours." brady says he'll only watch the game with his family if there's food downstairs. if the ppts lose -- he says he'll root for the broncos in the super bowl. we still have a lot to get to this morning: including an actor -- playing the role of a hero -- in real life. he pulled a man out of a burning truck. plus two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese... this isn't what mcdonald's meant by special sauce -- but chocolate is now being added to a favorite fast food. roads are improving as the snow the 7-day.. i'll have that
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foreca the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the job. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... the one candidate for president who has everything it takes to do every part of the job... she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parerehood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm liststing to you, i'm fighting for you,
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i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 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: it will be warmer today and the next several days, but we will keep quite a few clouds around. they will have flurries with them, and may see light snow thursday night. our current snow will be tracking out of the area this morning but leave behind some flurries.
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conditions or partially covered with snow. stormtrack7 live weather network has been showing that most of the morning. temperatures are warmer... they are arounn 10 this morning... above zero... with the teens across the state. still a few snow showers in the east and northeast, but that will track out and we will have a break, but another low will dive to the south and may produce a few snonoshowers tomorrow night. it will depend on how far north that low tracks, but it doesn't look like much will fall her. we will warm up, though... temps will be in the 20s and 30s over most of the midwest today and tomorrow. we may have a few teens
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seeing the low 20s. a few flurries, but no accumulations expected. some fog tonight with lows in the low to mid teens and then mid to upper 20s for thursday. a few snow showers tomorrow night ith the next system sunday night into monday. highs will be mainly in the 20s, but could get into the low 30s over much of the area on sunday. it's coming up: like taking candy low to mid teens and then mid to upper 20s for thursday. a few snow showers tomorrow night with the next system sunday night into monday. highs will be coming up: like taking candy from a baby.
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passwords stolen by thieves? you won't believe how easy some people make it. plus -- most of us love chocolate, but is this going too far? it's a new sweet and salty treat at a famous restaurant. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in
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easy for thieves. a list is out -- showing the most common computer passwords that were stolen a year ago. the most popular one will remind you of a scene from "spaceballs." "one-two-three- four-five-six" is number one. what about this one? "password" remained the number two password that was stolen. really people? the word "football" was number seven and "baseball," number 10. star wars fans also showed up. "star wars" came in at 25, "solo" at 23 and "princess""t 21. take a look at this... it's the latest menu item at mcdonald's... but you'll have to go to japan to get it. chocolate- covered fries!
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sweet and salty combo the mcchoco potato. it's french fries drizzled with two different chocolate sauces. they are red hot -- on the ice. the defending stanley cup champs are the hottest team in hockey shooting for their 12th win in a row last night in nashville. that would be a franchise record -- and they did it. the hawks won four to one. now to a strange finish on jeopardy this week. on monday, the show ended without a champion. check it out. all three contestants ended the game with no money after betting everything on the final question. here's the question -- or the answer: a 1957 event led to the creation of a national historic site in this city -- signed into law by a president whose library is now there too. the answer -- little ock. they all got it wrong. so yesterday, three new contestants came on the show. you can watch jeopardy today at three and four o'clock right here on kwwl. an oscar-winning actor can now
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the california highway patrol says jamie foxx and another good samaritan helped pull a driver from a burning truck this week in california. they broke a ndow and cut the seat belt to pull the driver out the truck. "i don't look at it as heroic. i something. it all just worked out. without going too fa into it, it all just worked o." the driver is in intenssve care with third-degree burns and a broken collarbone. the time now is still to come this morning: how the deep freeze can protect you from thies. what experts are saying about your
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consumer groups are trying to do more -- to protect your personal information. erika gonzalez talked with one organization that says simply be enough. your credit. it's not new . but when us pirg or public interest their identities in this report,
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detect a new account being there are three main credit reporting agencies and monitor your credit by getting a free credit report from them. but opening up a fraudulent account in your name. "the only thing credit monitoring does at its best is let you know after the fact freeze on your credit can last as long as depending on your state, it can be between 3 and 10 dollars to freeze your credit and another 2 to 12 dollars to unfreeze... lets say when you need a new ine of credit, a loan for a house or car. credit reporting agency experian wants you to remember you've got lift the freeze before you need the new credit. litt says you don't need too much time though. "the longest it can take is online within 15 minutes." while a credit freeze
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stealing your already out there... such as existing credit accounts. it can stop criminals for opening new accounts. seven live doppler radar right now. eileen has the forecast for us next on today in iowa.
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check of y she's always stood strong... get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with ruruia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spent millions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a auitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world. i'm hillary clinton and i approve thisisessage. getting back into the 20s for the ress of the week.. few too, but mostly dry during the days. snow showers monday. it's and coming up on today
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two are killed and many others injured when a bus crashes. city council denied a rezoning request for taylor morris- a iowa veteran. that story and much more when ally crutcher joins us for today "you're watching kwwl.
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