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sheriff fisher tells me- the little girl should have never been alone in the car with tackett, whom was a registered sex offender. and fisher says, the little girl's momoher knew that..ut still a terrible accident..killing james tackett, the driver, and injuring a 5 scene with only bumps and bruises.. fayette county sheriff marty fisher says..it's only because she was strapped into a booster seat. "any other location in the back have never been with tackett that night. he says tackett was a registered sex offender- convicted of third degree rape in the state e f washington ii 2007.. and fisher says- the little girl's mother...tackett's girlfriend 27 year old hilary upton was well aware of this... but still allowed hhr daughter to be alone with him that night.,.a night many people in the community are her. but he did not register
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county..which is required... whenever he moves ocations. in 5 days anytime they change anything he needed to change it phsyical damages- sheriff fisher says he's worried about thhchild..and he wants the mother to take responsibility. the department of human services is now looking into this case because investigators found out there were other children who were living in the house when tackett moved in back in november. . weve got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. if upton is convicted she could face up to two years in prison. and a central iowa woman stays home because of slick roads --
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still ends up in a crash. a des moines dart bus crashes through dishes for saving her life... i was sitting in the liliing room watching tv... and the walls were in the bus driver.. and one passenger were hurt but are expected to be okay. police are still investigating the cause of the crash but suspect a medical condition is to blame. road conditions are slowly improving following a snnw storm that came through the area. let's go to storm track sven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg for the latest on the road conditions. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl
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the clouds break up a bit tonight to allow temperatures to drop into the teens. wednesday starts out wiwih sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will be above nornal with some spots reaching or low 40s. dry weather continues through saturday.the clouds break up a bit tonight to allow temperatures to drop into the teen. wednesday starts out with sunshhne then clouds dominate the sky durii the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will ne above lines. they say 28-year old michelle brandenburg of farley has been harged with eeuding, along with possession of meth and cannabis. police say it happened late this morning -- starting in galena, illinois...ending in this home's
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south grandview in dubuque. while searching the suv driven by brandenburg -- galena police found the illegal dugs. brandenburg had a warrent out for her arrest. a cold case involving a deadly fire in 2006 is reopened. 28-year-old christopher yenger and 27-year-old zacharr dye are arrested as suspects for a fire killing two ottumwa residents. both men are being charged with two coots of first-ddgree murder. court records say both pleaded not guilty and are scheduled for a court hearing on february first. with less than a week until the iowa caucuses -- there's a hard push to get candidate support from all candidates - including the front runners. we bring in team seven coverage now... kwwl's amanda goodman is live at a campaign event for hillary clinton in
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hartman is live in iowa city -- where an event for nald trump isisjust a few hours away. we start our coverage in cedar falls - amanda? lobby at gallagher bluedorn slowly filling up. hillary clinton expected within the hour she has a slight lead over sanders - slimmest one yet. in iowa sanders is leading over iowa last just clinton had a big lead over sanders. this is the most critical week - not jut for iowa, but fot he country. it's an older gromp of voters organizers are hoping for more
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we've got you covered live in on the republican side, donald trump is getting his last second campaigning in before the caucus. it's where we find kwwl's jessica hartman. jessica? doors opened just a few minutes ago here at the univerisity of iowa field house. i'm here inside the university of iowa field house were some eager voters are f flling the m. trump will take the stage behind in person. i've spoken with several republicans that say they do plan to caucus monday nght but they are still undecided and this event will be a big factor in their decision.
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say they have is foreign policy - they hope to get a clearer sense of that onight. trump is set to take the stage at 7:30 - - i'll have the details coming up at 10. we've got you covered live in ioio city...jessica hartman kwwl news. in des moines today, senator bernie sanders said he has no high- water mark in iowa set by then-senator barack obama in 2008. sanders called the 2008 campaiin
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would be able to match it. all over the country, people are wondering who will win the iowa caucuses. but here in eastern iowa -- one right "winged" resididnt predicts the winner of the presidential race. kwwl's shirley descorbeth explains. this red-tailed hawk is river museum and aquarium in dubuque,,where this haww predicts the next president of the country. "this year we're doing it with repblicans and democrats both party." those candidates aree- mocratic side. and donald trump, ted cruz and marco rubio on the case, a dead mouse, is placed near the candidates picture...and whichever one the hawk picks first -- wins. "i think the bird much like the iowa voters took some time to look at all the candidates." but it wasn't that lolog --
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picking the food near marco rubio. and some say picking a epublican is s ot a surprising decision, since this hawk only has one we've got you covered in dubuque...shirley descorbeth...kwwl news. in 2012, the hawk choose republican michele bachmann as the next presidenen of the united states. this isn't the first time animals have selected the presidentia candidates this year. the bulls from "the world's toughest rodeo" made their predictions earlier this month.. in a not-so-sanitary way. they were guided by the call of
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the bulls were too shy to pick a democrat the cedar rapids community schol district isconsidering a schedule change for next hool year. the change woull give students a late start every monday, to give teachers time for professional development. kwwl's kristin rogers spoke with the school board president, john laverty today, kristin why are they considering this? & ron he told me research has shown them a more regglar and consistent time for teachers to gather together can benefit them, and allow them to learn from each other. right now, cedar rapids teachers don'tget that time on a consistent schedule like he plan would provide. the plan would desginate a regular time for professional development each week. the board discussd the proposal bt last night's meeting, but many parents weren't too fond of the idea of having a late start every week. board members say they would be sure to offer supervised care for students at the normal school time, but parents are conserned about
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buses would be running at normal time or just in time for the late start. after the concerns raised last night the school board has decided to take another look at the proposed schedule and discuss it again in their upcoming board meeting in february. we've got you covered, kristin rogers...kwwl news. the board meeting where they will this again, we're told will be february 8th at 5:30. coming up ookwwl, an ioww police officer is being applauded for not turning to his gun during an investstgation. andd low gas prices could be here to stay for awhile. stay tuned to find out why. forecast on kwwl." information.
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clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will be above normal with some spots reaching 40 or low 40s. dry weaher continues through saturday.the clouds break up a bit ttnight to alll temperatures to drop into the teens. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will be above normal with some spots reaching 40 or low 40s. dry weather continues through tetes. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will be above normal with some spots reaching 40 or low 40s. dry weather continues through saturday.the clouddbreak up a bit tonight to allow
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to drop into the teens. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatures will be abovet& normal with some spots reaching 40 or low 40s. dry weather continues through saturday.the clouds break up a bit tonight to allow temperatures o drop into the teens. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through sunday, high temperatatres will be above normal with some spots reaching 40 or low 40s. dry temperatures to drop into the teens. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a southwest breeze will help push highs close to 30. thursday through ssnday, high temperatutus will be above
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40 or low 40s. dry weather continues through saturday.the clouds break up a bitonight to allow temperatures to drop into the teens. wednesday starts out with sunshine then clouds dominate the sky during the afternoon. a turning to his gun during an investigation he was investigating a suspicious person when the man started coming at him. the officer warns the suspect but he continues to approach. the suspect is holding a fiber glass rod the centerville officer tries using his taser-- but it doesn't work the suspect threatens to kill the officer, still, he doesn't draw his gun. think he woulddhave been
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without going to that extreme of taking life and thankfully he was able to do that and not get injured. eventually, another officer comes in and they're able to take thth suspect doww using a tasese. the suspect now faces multiple charges, including assaulting a police officer. low gas prices are re to stay until the end of 2016-- according to petroleum experts. you can fill up in eastern iowa for 1.66 a gallon right now-- and experts say the fuel prices should stay below three dollars throughout the year. they also say prices will peak around march -- when refineries aren't producing as much gas. coming up... the waterlooblack hawks are breaking out some special jerseys for a special cause this weekend -- plus -- we'll her from the red-hot cyclones after their second top 5
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"now, kwwl sports."
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for today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and our government belong to all of us. wall street, c cporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough." i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. as mark woodley tells us the cyclones have found a new energy
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ranked kansas down the stretch defensively to win this game in the first half. they changed their mindset in the second half. 49-29, that was a great effort by all those guys." but the catalyst behind it all - junior guard monte morris dropped a team-high 21 poioits, dished out 9 assists, and didn't commit a single urnover - and clone all-american georgessniang says he's been the difference during the current win streak - "that guy has carried us the and that job's led to a turn- about for this cyclone team - once one and three in the big 12 conference - iowa sta now sits ! and 3 - right in the ick of
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the big 12. we've had a stretch of good teams down the line." kwwl news thanks mark -- it's john deere weekenn for the waterloo black hawks -- as ththteam will be wearing special jerseys in their games against sioux falls on friday and saturday -- jerseys will be auctioned off after saturday's game to benefit says it's an honor to represent a company that's played a big as a team to kind of give back to this awesome town that wwre playing for, a hardworking community, so it's a great hawks have played in john deere sweaters --
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you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed d operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child d re so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
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meteorologist mark schnackenberg for
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here's'she truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. 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 seniors can retire with dignity and respect.
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well, hi there. good to see y'all.

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