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from st. paul.the east coast storm. plus -- checking in with the first iowa female combat engineer. and -- what's in store for presidential candidates in eastern iowa this week? thanks for joining us tonight. i'm macleod hageman. winter weather is moving through the area this week. let's check in with storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel kyle? 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: there could be a few areas of patchy freezing drizzle later tonight that will create slick spots for the morning commute. there is a winter weather advisory that goes into effect starting at 6 o'clock monday morning going until midnight from tama and benton counties and points to the north. this is the best chance for snow accumulation and light freezing drizzle. here's the snowfall forecast. we aren't expecting heavy accumulation, but there could be one to two inches in the advisory area, with a trace to one inch from cedar rapids
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radar is dry right now, but there are clouds and areas of freezing drizzle are possible overnight. details on your full forecast coming up in a few minutes. continuing coverage tonight. after being stranded for a day on the pennsylvania turnpike -- eastern iowans are finally back home. we brought you the story friday and tonight -- storm track 7's shirley descorbeth brings us the very latest from dubuque. shirley? well everyone is safe, and back in eastern iowa. not too long ago -- the five buses rolled into town. and travelers were welcomed back by their loved ones. lily kemp anxiously waits for her mother to arrive home. everyone is doing, eventhough everything is okay...it's still a llittle heart- wrenching to want to be with
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was one of the best highlights coming home." jessica kemp is one of the dubuquer's stuck on the pennsylvania turnpike for nearly 24 hours -- 200 of them -- of all ages. "we had god with us...and we were praying the whole time after waiting several hours to find relief -- the the massive winter storm on the east coast. there were more than 200 of them -- of all ages. through." after waiting several hours to find relief -- the buses were able to move -- and the group made their final stop. "i was just glad to get my booty off that bus and stretch my legs." those stranded say they leaned on one another -- but also had fun along the way. "friendship...we had each many also not forgetting their faith during the trying time. "there were actually three masses that took place on that highway. faith...part of our
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much normal for us, except having mass outside isn't too normal, is it guys?" i'm told while they were stuck -- they really felt the love and support from people here in eastern iowa. many communicated with familly and friends through facebook and text messages. they thank eastern iowa for all of the prayers. ...kwwl news. thanks shirley -- as for the pennsylvania turnpike -- things are moving along. officials say they hope to reopen the section where hundreds were stranded -- at some point today. authorities are looking into how the situation developed. new at five -- a des moines woman is found dead inside a home. police responded around 4-30 this morning. police say they found 71-year-old norma mcneeley dead inside a home. they say the circumstances
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but no arrests have been made at this time. democratic presidential frontrunner hillary clinton campaigns in marion today. she spoke to a crowded room at vernon middle school before sitting down to speak to kwwl kwwl's olivia mancinio joins us live with an update on her stop in eastern iowa. olivia? mac, we are so close to the caucus and both hillary clinton and bernie sanders have been yo-yo-ing in the polls these past few weeks its coming to be a very close race more than 600 people showed up at her event today in marion she talked about many of her platform points including clean energy initiatives, iowa's wind industry, and job creation in the united states i sat down with her during the event to talk about her strategy for the next 8 days, and how she plans to edge out bernie sanders "i really know that when youre in a tight race youre gonna go up and down and the important and asking them to caucus fo ryou, im proud of the
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clinton went on to say she'll be crisscrossing the state over the as she can there has been a cloud hanging over the clinton campaign since day one and that is her emails shes being investigated for emails sent from her own private server thats said to contain classified information and recent reports have shown that information is even more classified than previously thought. i asked her about that...hear what she has to say tonight at ten. back to you thanks olivia. bernie sanders is also in eastern iowa today. the upstart democratic candidate is making stops in decorah, fayette, independence and cedar falls throughout the day. meanwhile -- senator marco rubio is campaigning in waterloo today. here's a live look at the electric park ballroom -- where supporters are starting to file
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there now -- and we hope to have more details about his stop -- coming up tonight at ten o-clock. republican donald trump campaigns near the quad cities today -- stopping at a packed muscatine high school gymnasium. the republican presidential candidate addressed taxes, job creation, and his comments about other presidential candidates. ashley holden has this report. [duration:0:03] with one week before the iowa caucuses donald trump hear? trump is up in that i am beating hilary...i'm muscatine high school trump took jabs at fellow republicans
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like radical islam [duration:0:07] but not all of what trump said was received well [duration: 0:02] offials had to remove protesters from inside the event -- others more cg[chy .camio.kwqc.young.mosa (2 line the hate i definitely agreed with that.>[duration:0:11] but trump did find loyal
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are embracing the winter weather this weekend. and still to come -- we check back in with the first female iowa combat engineer. you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. but first -- here's a live look at the storm track seven live doppler "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered, with macleod hageman, meteorologist kyle kiel and sports with mark woodley.
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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: welcome back i am meteorologist kyle kiel. we have a winter weather advisory that will go into effect monday morning at 6 o'clock, and lasting until midnight tomorrow night. this is for freezing drizzle early in the morning, then a chance for snow in the afternoon. areas to the south will see rain mixing with then changing to snow, so the accumulation will be light. speaking of accumulation, here is the forecast as of this evening. not much change from what we showed you this morning and last night. areas in the advisory seeing one to two inches. i think the best chance to see closer to two inches is in far northeast iowa. from cedar rapids and points south, there will be a trace to about an inch. there's also the possibility of a little ice accumulation that will also create those slick spots
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threat tracker is in the green tonight, but do keep in mind we will continue with areas of fog and that freezing drizzle late. that create issues on the roads for tomorrow, especially for your evening commute with the light snow falling. then tuesday will be cloudy and breezy with the potential for blowing snow. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows dry conditions across eastern iowa. mainly just patchy areas of fog, and there could be a little bit of drizzle at times. taking a wider view, our area of low pressure is spinning in colorado, but our jet stream will kick it off to the north east, and it will track across southeast iowa and western illinois tomorrow afternoon and evening
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precipitation. in the short term, there are still areas of patchy fog reducing visibility. here are a look at the current visibility's. temperatures right now are in the 20s and 30s. we had a bit of sunshine earlier across the south, and that's where we have the warmest temperatures. the wind is out of the east and south which has helped keep our temperatures relatively warm. storm track 7 live weather network shows a mainly cloudy sky with just a few breaks. future track shows a mostly cloudy sky throughout the night. similar to last night, we will have just enough moisture streaming in to squeeze out some areas of patchy drizzle and mist, enough to create slick spots on untreated surfaces, including the sidewalks, and a glaze on
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vehicle's wind shield. be aware of that. that trend will continue into tomorrow morning, so there could be slick spots for your morning commute. even though nothing is showing up on future track, the weekend. the annual winterfest kicks off in cedar falls. people took part in activities like ice fishing -- skating -- and cross country skiing. despite the chilly weather -- people say they had a good time. coming up after the break we'll meet iowa's first female combat engineer you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in vinton, jesup, gilbertville and all of eastern iowa george: my family's lived on this farm for three generations. the bakken pipeline would pump dirty crude oil across iowa. patti: the fact that bernie sanders stands up against the pipeline is one of the reasons we support him.
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to say no to the big oil companies. patti: bernie knows that if we don't act, we threaten the climate and the health of our children. bernie sanders understands that. patti: bernie sanders has the guts to just stand up for what he believes in.
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in december -- and attended her first basic training in iowa city this weekend. here's a look at when megan was sworn in -- and she says the moment was both exciting and nerve racking. megan says she orignially wanted to do medical -- but there weren't any open spots -- so she chose to be an engineer -- making her the first female to do so -- in the state. (cg: megan reaska/ first female going to be the first female like wow, it's exciting, it's very exciting but no i had no idea." megan says it's a huge honor -- but it also comes with a little pressure. she says she plans to continue school while serving. megan says her father was the first person to encourage her to join the military -- also her recruiter -- sergeant keeler -- was instrumental in getting her where she is today. next... the drake and uni women
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missouri valley supremacy -- while the hawkeye men look to continue their red-hot streak to stay a perfect 7 and oh in the big ten -- mark woodley joins us 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.
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iowa hawkeyes hosted number 22
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after a 7 and oh start to big ten play -- the hawks already took down the earlier in the season -- hawks going after the sweep of the boilers - and got off to a hot start - jared uhtoff from the arc - uthoff with 13 in the first half - iowa out to a 7, oh edge - but the boilers respond - a-j hammons takes a great feed - pounds it home - 11-3 run has purdue back up one - it went back and forth - dom uhl knocks home the trey - next possession - uhl again - strong drive to the bucket - hawks back up 4 - but again purdue responds before half -ryan cline with the triple - boilermakers would lead 35-33 - second half - uthoff began to take over - knocks down the trey - hawks scored the first 8 of the second half - and the run just ramped up from there - uthoff with the hammer - finished with a game high 22 - hawks up 8 - and like the first match-up - they dominated the final 20 minutes -
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of 20 from the arc - and they'd stay perfect in big ten play - another impressive win - you know, it's a great start, the big season. we're sitting in on that, and we're just going to go back to work tomorrow. it means a lot now, but it will mean a little more later. we're excited to get to 8-0, 9-0, and further on. right now it just it one game at a time. the hawks have a tough one at 7th ranked maryland on thursday -- the hawkeyes and boilers swapped venues on the women's side -- iowa playing in west lafayette today -- iowa down 13 in the second quarter -- clawing back -- christina buttenham hits the trey to start the run -- (18-28) later in the half -- down 3 -- iowa would trail 43, 40 at the halftime break (39-40)
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ally disterhoft inside -- gets the bucket and the foul -- she led iowa with 21 -- (51-56) but iowa suffers another rough fourth quarter -- after the steal -- ashley morrisette finds april wilson for the deuce -- boilers outscore the hawks 21, 10 in the final frame to win 90, 73 -- hawkeyes have dropped three straight -- uni women at drake -- the panthers and the bulldogs tied for first in the mvc standings -- and just a huge game for madison weekly -- the uni guard pops the trey early -- panthers led 20, 19 after the first -- weekly again from outside -- 6 of 9 from three point land -- 25 points -- sharnae lamar adding a little -- lamar chipped in 10 points -- panthers got it done late -- uni now all alone in first in the missouri valley after a 79, 73 win -- on the mat today -- the hawkeye wrestlers won their 19th today --
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number 11 nebraska 21, 11 -- ------------ while iowa state managed just one win today -- the cyclones go down hard against number five oklahoma state 38 to 3 --
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this video 6 o'clock tomorrow morning. storm track 7 day forecast shows breezy conditions on tuesday, but quieter weather through the week. thanks for joiningus for the on this sunday night, the big dig out. cleaning up after the massive, deadly storm that dumped record-breaking amounts of snow, landed people out of
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millions stranded.
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