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now on today in iowa... we continue to track the progress of a medical marijuana bill moving throught he legislature... it's a story that's new this morning. plus...protestors come out to support apple. a federal judge is ordering the company to do something which apple's c-e-o says would affect anyone with an i- phone and a boy scout troop has their here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is .
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i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist is here now with your storm track seven forecast. good thursday morning. warmer temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work 40s north, to upper 40s south. the snow melt will continue, adding evening and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 tonight and into friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with average in the 40s. the above average temperatures will continue into the weekend. here's your forecast for today. we will have temperatures in the 40s to near 50 the above average temperatures will continue into the weekend. here's your forecast for today. we will have temperatures in the 40s to near 50 degrees with windy conditions. details on warmer temperatures
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new this morning... a medical marijuana bill is making its way through iowa legislature... it means more people ay be able to use cannibas oil.. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in the newsroom.. she's been looking into this all and can explain... under this new bill... cannabis oil could be used to treat people with epilepsy...multiple sclerosis and cancer with a limited life expectancy.... the bill would also create a system for manufacturing... dispensing... and possessing medical marijuana.... currently, iowa law allows some epilepsy patients to use cannabis oil...but...without a system in place to sell it, things get tricky. yesterday the house commerce committee voted 17 to 6 in support of
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this bill still bans smoking marijuana -- even for medical reasons. it will now go to the full house... we've got you covered... live in the newsroom.. amanda gilbert... kwwl news. right now the future of this bill is unclear...but it does survive tomorrow's funnel deadline since it passed a committee continuing coverage...apple's c-e-o is challenging a judge's order. he says this is a ruling which could affect anyone with an iphone. the judge says apple must help the f-b-i unlock an iphone used by one of the sn bernardino shooters as they look into his ties to isis. apple says the order could jeopardize the privacy for hundreds of millions of law- abiding citizens around the world. the department of justice doesn't think so -- saying it would only affect one device. protesters gathered outside the apple store in san francisco yesterday to show support for the tech company. investigators are looking into video found during a raid linked to the paris terror attacks. it's ten hours long and shows the outside of a home...belonging to a man who works in belgium's nucelar industry.
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could gain access to nuclear material or launch an attack on a nuclear plant. belgium investigators are trying the video. eight months after the shooting at a charleston, south carolina church... church- goers are still sifting through many gifts. the church has recieved so many it ran out of room -- so the city said they could use a storage building. paintings...letters... stuffed animals. we're trying to make sure that what we do will be appreciated by posterity, i guess. it' such an awesome task" nine people died in the shooting. the church has received gifts from around the world. a kwwl follow- up... a second person has died following a cedar rapids fire. karen jacobs died in the hospital from her injuries during a monday morning fire. her husband, ronald jacobs, was pronounced dead at the scene. an investigation found the fire
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the cause of the fire is unknown because of the amount of damage. the man accused of taping university of iowa women showering... had likely been in the building before. police arrested robert hightower hours after sending out a crime alert. hightower is accused of committing the crime in burge hall monday night -- but some (alexis wynn/student) "on sunday i was taking the trash tried talking to me but i just kept quiet 'cause i felt uncomfortable in that situation." the university says the locks to the womens restrooms at burge hall have since been changed. two police officers are charged with sexually assualting women while on duty. the officers worked in los angeles. four women claim to have been assaulted. one...arrested on identity theft and drug charges....and was approached by the officers to become an informant. she says that's when the assaults began. the chief commenting on the
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these two officers have disgraced themselves, they disgraced this badge the four victims are between the ages 19 and 34. people with concealed handgun licenses can bring their weapons into college classrooms. at least -- they can -- at the university of texas. state law requires universities to allow guns in classrooms starting august first but campuses are allowed to carve out gun-free zones. the austin campus has been dealing with protests from faculty, students and staff who want to keep guns out of classrooms. "as a professor, as a teacher teaching in, and so i certainly months of discussion, but in the end, as the president of the university, as the head of a state agency, i do have a responsibility to carry out the law." now the next step at the university of
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a gun range with a sign declaring it a "muslim-free" business is now being sued. an army reservist...who is muslim...was asked to leave the oklahoma gun range and is now filing a lawsuit in federal court... unfortunately the longer we spoke the more hostile they account of my faith." the store owner's attorney says he was denied service because he was belligerent, not because of his religion. onto decision 2016. nevada is next up for the democrats. the caucuses there could look a like like iowa's. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll has democratic caucusgoers in nevada split almost evenly between the two presidential candidates. 48-percent say they support clinton...47-percent sanders. the caucus is saturday. looking at the republicans now...senator ted cruz leads the race nationally. that's according to the new nbc news - wall street journal poll.
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choice of 28 percent of republican primary voters.. while trump trails with 26 percent. just last month.. trump held a 13 point lead over cruz in the it's tremendously encouraging...to be leading the field nationally, i think as a that was always the plan. that's how you win. you've gotta get to first place to win. senator marco rubio is third. ohio governor john kasich fourth...followed by ben carson...and jeb bush. he may not lead the national polls...but senator marco rubio picks up the most coveted endorsement primary, he's got the backing of the state's popular govenor nikki haley. "we say that every day is a great day in america." haley will be on the campaign trail
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four years ago governor haley endorsed mitt romney.. who won the nomination...but lost the retired supreme court justice sandra day o'connor is disagreeing with fellow republicans... she's urging president obama to fill the supreme court's newly vacant seat quickly. o'connor called the partisan chatter over the nomination quote - unnecessary and said the president should "get on" with the job at hand. o'connor was the first woman to serve on the supreme court, nominated by president ronald reagan in 1981. she retired from the bench in 2006. pope francis sends a special greeting to worshippers across the border during mass in mexico. the pope directly addressed the estimated 30- thousand people gathered in a stadium in el paso, texas, for a simulcast of the last mass of his five-day trip. he told the catholic faithful that "there is always the possibility of change." francis thanked mexicans for their hospitality and tried to reassure them that even if times hope. a consumer alert to pass along
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morning. toyota is recalling nearly three million s-u-vs worldwide -- with the seat belts. the company says a flaw could cause some rear seat belts to fail. two rav-4 models and the toyota vanguard are affected. we're looking at cars built between toyota dealers will fix the problem at no cost to you. about one in five americans visit the emergency room each year ... a majority say they needed treatment for a serious medical condition. but 12-percent head to the e-r because their doctor's office was not open -- and seven percent said they had no other health provider. medicaid patients were most likely to seek emergency care for serious symptoms. adults without insurance tended to use the e-r for less urgent problems. we've often talked about the great things 3-d pritners are doing...especially for those who need prostheic limbs. domenica fuller introduces us to a group of boy scouts changing lives with the machines.
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these days, troop one hundred has all hands on deck... "the first time it take two to three hours" and a 3-d printer... "the regular prosthetic device costs around 40,000 dollars. with these, all the materials together will cost about 40 dollars." the scouts now have a strong grasp on how to make these devices. came up with the cost- efficient idea to help kids... "they're growing, so they can't have a prosthetic device, since they'll be growing out of it." patrick robinson is the troop master and says it's a part of boy scout requirements. "when they're working toward their eagle, merit badge, which is the highest merit badge in scouting. they create a community-oriented project." a project... giving a helping hand truly remarkable and you look at what this may do for the world.
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the prostherics they make go to an organization called e-nable. the group gives the prosthetic hands to those who need it most. still to come... try naming every president and all the state capitals. this kid can do it -- he's only four. plus...a surfer is bonding with his dogs...by taking them out on the water. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." 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: from the kwwl stormtrack 7
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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: warmer temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work week. for the most part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky today with highs in the lower 40s north, to upper 40s south. the snow melt will continue, adding moisture to the low levels of the atmosphere, so patchy areas of drizzle are possible this evening and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 to 25 mph, gusting higher. the wind picks up 20 to
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friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with gusty winds. the weekend will be a bit cooler, but temperatures will be above average in the 40s. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your from the kwwl stormtrack 7 here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm emeteorologist kyle kiel. warmer temperatures and windy part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky today with highs in continue, adding moisture to the overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 to 25 mph, friday. friday will be mostly sunny with be a bit cooler, but temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work 40s north, to upper 40s south. for the most part we stay dry. north, to near 60 south with average in the 40s. warmer week. for the most part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky adding moisture to the low overnight across the north, but picks up 20 to 30 mph tonight north, to near 60 south with
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week. for the most part, we patchy areas of drizzle are north, to near 60 south with this four-year- old may know more about our country than you do. plus... a so-called holiday some of you might celebrate today... you're watching kwwl.
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plainfield, troy mills, north liberty and all of eastern iowa many people can't even name all
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presidents. a four-year-old can recognize each of them -- and name all the state capitals. kristen hampton talks with the adorable little kiddo. so like this president?" "washington!" "that's pretty easy thought
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"look what i'm doing? mixing or so guys in there in the middle that don't have the most not." unless you're 4 year old tommy johnston. no fear... "that is millard fillmore." a 4 year old is here to take you to school. tommy has been sponging up knowledge... since before he was old enough to talk about it. "whatever he can learn he wants to learn. and we have to about 0-10 on that." "i'm going to go--" "you getting bored?" "no i'm getting tired." tired of schooling you on just presidents. "but pluto is not a planet." "aww why?" "he used to be. he was the sized of neptune. now he shrinked." educational milestones for a 4 year old suggest they should be able to name some colors and shapes. tommy-- "what is the capital of georgia?" "atlanta." knows all the states... "california, sacramento."
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if you're wondering just how this guy got to be so smart... the answer is as simple as he is cute. "i want to know new things." it's xxx time is now coming up... hop on board. a dog trainer is taking his dogs out
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plus...the reason more people may be reaching for a wine glass
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another check of your storm seven forecast. here's your storm track 7 day see the chance for some areas of average through the weekend.
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relationship with your dog...try grabbing a surf board. an australian dog trainer...and former surfing champ...is bringing his rescue dogs out on the water with him. he says it's a way to teach dog owners to use the discipline of surfing as a way to build healthy relationships with man's best friend. by the way -- the dogs can do tricks on the surfboards. in "there's a day for everything" news...a day you may want to celebrate. it's national drink wine day! and don't feel bad. wine has some health benefits, if you don't over-do it. moderate wine drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke and some cancers. wine can also reduce "bad" cholesterol. by the way...today is also "national crab-stuffed flounder"
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"you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. this is today
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is protesting it's police chief for items found on his computer. it's a story that's new this morning. plus -- an iowa basketball star's personal connection to flint is encouraging iowans to help out. a live report coming up. and a follow-up to a story we this morning we're hearing from the teen good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher.
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with your storm track seven forecast. good thursday morning. warmer temperatures and windy week. for the most part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky today with to the low levels of the atmosphere, so patchy areas of drizzle are possible this evening and overnight across the gusting higher. the wind picks up 20 to 30 mph tonight and into friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s be a bit cooler, but temperatures will be above average in the 40s. the above average temperatures will continue into the weekend. here's your forecast for today. we will have temperatures in the just a few minutes. new this hour in the iowa legislature...a bill advances which could count the number of untested rape kits in our state. it now heads to the full house. when kwwl visited the state weekend. here's your forecast for today. we will have temperatures in the 40s to near 50 degrees with windy conditions. details on warmer temperatures coming up in just a
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legislature...a bill advances which could count the number of untested rape kits in our state. it now heads to the full house. when kwwl visited the state crime lab two years ago, investigators told us there were hundreds of d-n-a cases on backlog, including rape focused on the kits in recent years with the federal government pledging 40-million dollars last year to address the issue. a bicyclist safety bill also advancing. the bill would require drivers passing cyclists in the same direction to do so similar to how they would pass another car...moving over a lane or crossing the center line...giving the cyclist space. some bike shop owners think this (cg: thaddeus walters/ owner at goldfinch cyclery) "i think it's great because i know the roads just being close to
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this does not apply to areas with designated bike lanes. the bill now heads to the full state senate. hundreds gather at another state's capitol to protest the governor's budget speech. many of them students from some of illinois' colleges...who want to see a budget giving their universities money...including funding for grantssome of the students say uncertainty about the future is common on their campuses. a kwwl follow-up. this morning, police tell us no arrests have been made following a report of shots fired last night. officers found at least 20 shell casings in the 15- hundred block of woodmayr drive in waterloo. no one was hurt. last night, officers told us some homes were hit by bullets. outrage of the behavior of an iowa police chief. an invesitgation in dennison found racist and pornographic pictures from police chief were transmitted to a shared city computer drive. the city attorney confirmed images were created on the chief's private computer, but wasn't aware how they ended up
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be seen by co--workers. groups protesting the chief's alleged actions yesterday. "public opinion. what he's got on his computer is not right and is what's going on here this is the reason the things are they way they are and it needs to change." the mayor has reportedly taken disciplinary actions against the chief but no details have been released, a juvenile being transported from the state facility in eldora to clarinda tries to escape. it happened yesterday afternoon... the officer taking him stopped 'he ran from this interstate area, from the ditch, and you can see the field he was but he certainly was out of sight from the interstate.' the suspect was eventually caught. what happened. there was another escape
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a man escaped from the correctional facility in newton. he spent a little more than a day on the run and was captured at an apartment building in des moines. the deparment of corrections is investigating how easy it was for him to up and leave....finding he walked out to an outside rec area, walked to the drvieway where his girlfriend was waiting, and then they drove off. this morning, an eastern iowa school principal is off the job. o-w-i. amber dietz is the principal at kingsley elementary school in waterloo. she was arrested friday on the corner of hillcrest and ridgeway in black hawk county. court records show she had a blood alcohol level of point-159. a spokesperson for the waterloo school system says dietz is not on the job, and a member of the school leadership team is running kingsley on a day to day basis right now. new this morning... a big year for iowa's football and basketball teams-- means a big raise for their athletic director. gary barta rewarded with a 5- year contract extension. university of iowa president bruce harreld and barta made the agreement last month. it guarantees barta 4-point-6
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more faculty members are resgining at the university, up 36- percent last year. salary is often cited as the reason people leave. the college of medicine has been hit the hardest. so, to attract and keep faculty - the university is seeking millions from the state. a homeless shelter is looking for help as they continue to battle bedbugs. the hope house in dubuque has been dealing with the parasite for the past two years. staff has started aggressively treating for the bugs--checking beds and spraying furniture. now they're hoping to raise money to get new bed frames and chairs that will help make the search for bedbugs easier. "is that going to stop the them. all you have to do is lift up your mattress and box spring, and there's no where for them to hide." the bed frames cost 380 dollars before taxes and shipping, and the chairs cost 200 dollars. continuing coverage...the federal government takes a step forward in responding to the
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the health and human services secretary will visit flint today. she plans to meet with city leaders to discuss the next steps to address the city's ongoing health challenges. flint's mayor has recently called for removing and replacing old pipes in the city. but the governor wants to coat the city's pipes with a protective film and do a study first. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins live in the newsroom to explain how an iowa state basketball player is inspiring people to help flint. iowa state basketball star monte morris has been speaking out... asking iowans to get clean water to those in flint. the reason: it's where he grew up... last week in an interview... morris talked about his hometown and about why people here should care..... hy-vee said they were inspired to do something using their resources after hearing morris's plea... morris has been active on twitter, posting about the water crisis. check out this video "hey cyclone fans, it's monte morris. as you may know my have been tremendously affected. i've been asked what i can do to help the problem. make a
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salvation army. you can text the word water to 91999. anything you can do will help. thanks again for your support." today hyvee is sending 11 semi- trailers-- 6 trucks with water gallon and five filled with bottled water- to flint..... the 11 trucks are expecte to arrive in flint tomorrow.... morris... who wears number 11 on his jersey... tweeted out.... thank you hyvee for sending water to flint... michigan means the world to me we've got you covered... live in the newsroom... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. an i-s-u senior also set up a gofundme page after hearing morris' message... if you'd like to find out how to donate... visit our website at k-w-w-l dot com. when it comes to making a decision, tomorrow, on a controversial pipeline...the iowa utilities board is making no promises. the board meets tomorrow to
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pipeline it would carry crude oil from north dakota...through iowa...to illinois. the board hel four days of hearings last week and may not come to a decision tomorrow -- announcing two dates in march the weather is warming up -- which means you'll be seeing changes on the roads. the waterloo streets department has been out filling pot holes. drivers say sometimes it's just tough to avoid them... "i think one of the worst things trips, you know you're going to have to change your route, or you have to remember on this one turn, look out." crews in cedar falls are also doing their part -- clearing intersections to avoid standing water. new developments this morning in the race for president. donald trump is losing steam. ted cruz is gaining momentum. and marco rubio has a new ally in south carolina. republican primary in that state. " the sound you're hearing is the
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washington, d.c." that's ted cruz, announcing his two- point lead street journal doesn't like me." statistically it's a tie, but trump is down 7 and cruz is and decide whether donald trump is really the person they want to nominate for president or not." now trump is threatening a lawsuit over this cruz ad: trump says that's old - he's now is pro-life. "it is quite literally the most ridiculous theory i've ever heard." "please donald - file this lawsuit." at that same event obama's trip to cuba. "he's probably not going to invite me." rubio just picked up the endorsement of south carolina's governor, over jeb bush. endorse me." two more days to more disappointment or - a push foward - for the six republicans left in this i'm tracie potts in
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saturday also a big nights for the democrats...the nevada caucus. a new c-n-n-o-r-c poll shows the race at a virtual tie. how long has it been since a sitting u-s president visited cuba? how about 1928. calvin coolidge was the last one. until next month. as you just heard in the tracie potts report -- president obama is going to cuba. the white house is expected to announce his travel plans later today. the visit will mark another step between the two countries to heal a relationship -- after decades of cold war friction. on tuesday -- the u-s and cuba signed a deal restoring commercial air travel. a follow-up to a story we first brought you yesterday. an 18-year-old, accused of setting up a fake medical practice. authorities now say he defrauded an 86-year-old woman...visiting her home to treat her for severe stomach pain.
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and forged her personal checks after providing her with medical treatment. this morning...we're hearing from the suspect. i would simply ask that if you out of it. and not only the truth, but we can shed some good light on some of the positive things that are happening and stop worrying about bashing someone and start lifting them up." he's asking for privacy during the investigation. its coming up... we so often see iowa teams take down top ranked teams. but the hawkeyes -- ranked among the best -- still need to fight when they play lower ranked teams. plus -- the panthers are trying to keep their winning streak alive...we'll show if they were successful the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel is up
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"you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast stormtrack 7 weather from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl team: kyle kiel. warmer temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work week. for the most part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky today with south. the snow melt will continue, adding moisture to the low levels of the atmosphere, so and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 to 25 mph,
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up 20 to 30 mph tonight and into friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with gusty winds. the weekend will be a bit cooler, temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work week. for the most lower 40s north, to upper 40s south. the snow melt will continue, adding moisture to the low levels of the atmosphere, so patchy areas of drizzle are possible this evening and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 tonight and into friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with gusty winds. the weekend will be a bit cooler, but temperatures will be above average in the 40s. warmer temperatures and windy conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work week. for the most part, we will have a mostly cloudy sky today with will continue, adding moisture to the low levels of the atmosphere, so patchy areas of drizzle are possible this evening and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 to 25 mph, gusting higher. the wind picks up 20 to 30 mph tonight and into temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with temperatures will be above average in the 40s. warmer temperatures and windy
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forecast as we end the work week. for the most part, 40s north, to upper 40s south. the snow melt will continue, adding moisture to the low levels of the atmosphere, so patchy areas of drizzle are possible this evening and overnight across the north, but for the most part we stay dry. winds today will be wsw 15 tonight and into friday. friday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the upper 40s north, to near 60 south with gusty winds. the weekend will be a bit cooler, but
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it's not safe to be a top 5 team in college basketball right now. just ask the the hawkeyes. iowa -- ranked fourth in the the hawks hoping to hold on to sole possession of first place in the big ten. iowa has no problem ago. not the case last night. but the hawks did get off to a gave the hawks a 25-18. the rest of the half -- owned by penn state. they hit several threes. then just before the break -- donovon jack with the finish. penn state up seven at the break -- and holds off iowa for the upset. the nittany lions win 79-75. iowa now has a week off before hosting wisconsin. the third ranked and fifth ranked teams in the country also lost last night. in the missouri valley
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seven straight win. the panthers on the road at loyola. uni's second half offense coming from paul jesperson. he buries the three giving uni a 32-29 lead. moments later -- jesperson again pushing that lead to five. he loyola knocks off uni for the second time this year -- winning by three -- 59-56. the panthers are back home on saturday against illinois state. its still to come... bye bye banker...monopoly is getting rid of a staple. 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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new numbers show more people visited national parks in 2015 than ever before. parks across the country hosted a record breaking 3- hundred-7-million visits. and nearly all of the sites set records for visits last year. if you've been using your favorite, go-to credit card for years and years... you may be missing out on rewards and big sign-up bonuses. a new study released today by credit cards dot com finds 25 million credit card holders haven't changed their go-to credit card in at least ten years. but as card issuers continue to compete for new customers, staying loyal to your favorite card could have you missing out on perks. get ready to say goodbye to the banker when you play monopoly. hasbro showing off a new version
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there's no paper money meaning no banking position instead, players scan special bank cards on a handheld banking unit. a couple keeps a life-changing secret for weeks. the florida winners of last months record powerball jackpot didnt tell anyone -- not even their closest friends -- they won. they didn't even tell their family until last week...now they're telling the world. ticket. [gestures to her] so i didn't lie." he plans to retire, buy a truck. she doesn't have any plans to splurge...but does plan to book a massage. an empty iowa strip mall is coming down. logan plaza --- which is vacant in waterloo -- will soon be demolished. it is part of an 8 year redevelopment project for the area. the plaza has struggled since losing big retailers like hy-vee and cvs to newer locations. resident "yes, it is an eye
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to see this area build up more. " developers are committed to a and medical clinic space -- which allen hospital plans to expand into in the future. a woman who donated money for a k-9 depty is being honored. betty mccoy gave the winnisheiek county sheriff's office money to buy a k-9 after their dog died. betty died last month -- and the new dog visited her grave yesterday. the sheriff's office named the pup mccoy in her honor. exciting times for us here at kwwl -- you may have seen the progress yesterday. a crane lifting all the satellite antennas from the roof many thhave been up there for several decades part of phase one is exterior renovations to restore the look to the original building the
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the overland hanson building... a car dealership its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track
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is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. here's your storm track 7 day forecast. windy today with mostly cloudy skies. we will see the friday with warm temperatures, and even above average through the weekend. thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back in
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conditions will dominate the forecast as we end the work week. for the most part, we will have good morning. breaking overnight the white house expected to announce today that president obama will head to cuba next month, the first american president to go there in nearly 90 years. a historic trip being met with praise and criticism. game change? ted cruz just ahead of donald trump in our new national poll. >> the sounds you're hearing is the sound of screams coming from washington, d.c. >> this morning why trump says he is not buying those results. slippery slope? the tech world lining up behind apple as a government tries to get the company to hack into the

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