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and...encouraging kids to sing and dance...as a way to improve writing. we're looking at a project helping students grow -- it's a story that's new this morning. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with 30s this morning in the kwwl viewing area with light easterly of clouds and clear skies, but and some rain showers for the daylight hours. we will have a nice.. in the 40s with light bit. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. daylight hours. we will have a chance off and on today, but mainly cloudy skies will stick around all day. highs will be
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with light winds. the winds will pick up tomorrow and stay breezy through thursday with temps cooling a bit. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. new this morning... a new program in eastern iowa is dedicated to helping students feel more comfortable expressing themselves in school and in their community. kwwls amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... she caught up with people in the prgram it's called the waterloo writing project, and it's dedicated to improving people's writing and communication skills. talking about things that are important to them in the community and then write about it.
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would want to communicate their writing to am audience... whether it's music... slam poetry or dance. at the end of each writing project session, there is usually an mics... putting those kids in the students at the waterloo writing project is a volunteer, this is a soon to be nonprofit kevin says this is a third space for students to learn outside of school or home... we've got you covered live in waterloo, amanda gilbert, kwwl news. if you would like to learn more com continuing coverage... very dangerous and unpredictable. that's the description of a murder suspect who may be in eastern iowa. kevin edwards is wanted in a chicago murder. chicago police believe he killed this boy - - 9 year old tyshawn
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shooting. they say edwards and two other men lured the boy into an alley -- where they shot and killed him. the u-s marshals searched this home on randall street in waterloo over the weekend. it's one of several waterloo homes that could be connected to edwards he also has known connections throughout eastern iowa. authorities did not find edwards but they did arrest this man -ryan ellis- -on an unrelated theft charge in texas. they're still searching for edwards. firefighters rescue a man after becoming trapped in his apartment. it happened on jacolyn drive south-west in cedar rapids yesterday. three upper units were impacted by the fire. the only way the man could get out was through a second floor window. firefighters knocked down flames and were able to get the man out of the apartment. he was taken to the hospital for possible smoke inhalation. a big surprise for drivers when a small planes crashes into a small street and damages several parked cars. this happened in southern california. the f-a-a says the pilot tried to return to the airport but ended up on a road just south of the
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thankfully, there were no reports of any injuries. a high-speed chase comes to a crashing end in oklahoma. police say they attempted to pull over this gray car...but the driver sped off, leading them on a chase. about ten minutes later, the driver goes off-road, barrels through a fence, and crashes into trees and a ditch. nearly a dozen officers surrounded the vehicle with guns drawn. they were able to take the driver into custody. police say they found multiple weapons in the vehicle. an uber driver and accused mass shooter is now facing 16 charges. police say he killed six people in michigan. he's being held without bail, as police go over the evidence. as reid binion tells us, police still don't have a motive. prosecutor jeffrey getting, on the continuing investigation into saturday's shooting rampage in michigan. "one of the pieces of evidence that was seized from the suspect was his phone," other key evidence - the handgun police say they found on suspect jason brian dalton... the pistol - consistent with shell casings from all three crime scenes ...perhaps even more disturbing, the 'heavy duty'
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enforcement says dalton bought less than three hours before the first attack. also, a veritable arsenal - a total of eleven rifles - investigators found at dalton's home... this, as one injured victim is still recovering, expected to survive... ...while another clings to life in the hospital. "she is alive and she's fighting for her life." 14-year old abigail cough is in critical condition... ...the only survivor in the third and final attack. her mother, breaking down monday..... ...as she and abigail's father spoke about their little girl... ..even showing sympathy for the suspect's loved ones. "our thoughts are with the dalton family who are also suffering at this time, we want charges include six counts of murder. hundreds gather to remember a police officer killed in the line of duty. a funeral being held for the north
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moszer died from a gunshot wound during a stand-off. he was a six-year veteran of the department and the first fargo officer to die in the line of duty in more than 130 years.. officers from around the country attending yesteday-- here's a look at the never-ending line of squad cars, with lights flashing outside the funeral. camille cosby spends hours answering questions about her husband. she must tesitify in a civil lawsuit about her husband's alleged involvement in the sexual assaults of seven women. the women accuse bill cosby of defaming them by denying their assault allegations. the next deposition is set for march 14-th. decision 2016...the next big day for the republican race to the white house is today. gop candidates vying for votes in the nevada caucus today. trump is expected to win the state... but second place is up for grabs. the democratic caucus was held saturday -- hillary clinton won. a city votes to expand it's non- discrimination ordinance...even after the state's governor calls it a threat to public safety.
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city council expanding rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people. the biggest debate...is the part of the law which allows those bathroom to use. "i care. i want my children afraid that i, or people like me, are going to victimize children." a similar ordinance expansion was shot down last year... a 97-year-old woman is being evicted from the home she's lived in for more than half of her life. the california woman says her former landlord was a close friend and promised she could stay in the home for the rest of her life. giving her, and her roommate, 60 days to find a new place to call home... "no, i love this old house. look at all this nice stuff." the new landlord - a distant relative of the woman's friend - says they were "unaware" of the lifetime agreement. new parents dream of all the firsts they'll share with their
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many "firsts" -- because she started fighting for her life the day her daughter was born... she felt a sharp pain a few weeks before her due date. as kwwl's nikki newbrough reports, she's hoping other women can learn from her story. (darin adams, father)"josephine was born at 8:08 a.m. on december 9th 2015." josephine...a healthy, beautiful, baby girl. a miracle for her fight to just be "mommy" "but you know she has never first" it all started before josephine was born. "around 6:30 in the morning my wife woke me up and said darin we have to go to the hospital and we have to go now." while laura was pregnant she developed gallstones...not uncommon in pregnancy. but that morning, something was seriously wrong. "we were in labor and delivery section right now." josephine was born laura on the
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declining. moving from icu in marshalltown to mary greeley medical center in ames, to finally the university of iowa hospitals and clinics. "what happened is her pancreas ruptured so it was like a bomb going off inside her body." all from a gallstone. (dr.lillian erdahl, laura's surgical team) "gallstone you know it can it can doeverything from never give you any problems to travel down into the bile ducts that drain down into the intestine and lodge there and block the drainage of the interview, due to laura's condition she wasn't able to physically speak with us. her recovery could take up to a year...with a number of surgeries along the way. but she's motivated....just motivated to just be a mommy to baby josephine. "and depending how long the recovery is you know who knows will she hear josephine's first words. will she see josephine crawl. all those things that are important. she may miss out on." " go fund me page for the
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than 47 thousand dollars...and for that, laura's husband is grateful. but for now, laura wants other mothers to learn from her situation. "healthy mom is equally as important. and often when women are pregnant, they forget about taking care of themselves. it's all what can i do to make sure i have a healthy baby. it's like well you also need to worry about what matter." a healthy mommy and baby matters. we've got you covered nikki newbrough kwwl news. laura is taking a big step in her recovery this week. she's being transferred to a
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coming up on today in iowa...the problems warmer weather is causing here in iowa... plus...twin mania. five sets of twins...all in one family. and...her mother never expected her to play sports. but when this iowa teen hits the basketball court...her teammates make sure she's a part of the "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan.
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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: stray showers will track through today with breezy conditions tomorrow and thursday. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will show a few of those showers off and on today but will be mainly dry. temperatures are mild... we are still in the low to mid 30s in our viewing area and across the state with light winds. they are turning to the south and will eventually turn to the southwest today, but will be northerly by tonight and breezy tomorrow. spotty showers continue to track through the state this morning with another round possible later today, although there isn't much moisture and most of us will probably stay dry. the larger storm system to the south will keep most of the energy and the
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will bring strong storms from texas through michigan with heavy snows possible in the great lakes area by thursday... it stays to our east, but we will have some breezy conditions from the low. a few showers may track in, but they look more likely to dry out before they track through our viewing area by thursday. temperatures remain mild... midwest highs will be in the 30s to 50s today with a small cool down tomorrow, but still above normal for the region. we will be in the 40s today with a few showers pick up speed tonight with lows in the mid 20s to low 30s and highs tomorrow climb into the mid 30s to mid 40s with north winds at 10-20 mph gusting higher in the afternoon. breezy again on thursday with temps in the low to mid 30s through friday. a brief warm up may occur on saturday, but a cold front will track in and that will determine how warm with highs dropping into the low 30s for sunday and monday as cold front will track in and that will determine how warm we end up. rain or snow showers monday as another round of
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as much as many of us appreciate the warmer weather...it is causing some problems. several ice jams being reported in central iowa -- here's a look at fort dodge. the jams are moving south towards des moines and flooding is possible. the des moines and the raccoon rivers already near flood stage in des moines. a historic swell of waves in hawaii...some even jumping onto roadways and hitting cars.
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biggest they've seen in about a decade. a few daring surfers were brave enough to go in - with plenty of onlookers. lifeguards say the massive sets were big enough to erode the sand almost to the road - something that rarely happens. its still to come... twins times five. a set of twins each have multiple sets of twins. plus...an iowa basketball team is helping a girl fit in, the goal was to get her in to just one game. she's played 20. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in la porte city, hazleton, wyoming and all of eastern iowa time is now xxx.
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opening statements begin today in the high- profile trial of a boone man accused of killing his wife. alexander fazzino's murder was moved to eastern iowa due to pre-trial publicity. balancing the state budget -- including fully funding schools -- could cost iowans millions in taxes, the state is considering ending a practice which allows iowans to mirror federal deductions on their state taxes. it could cost iowans 95-million dollars in taxes. and republicans have their turn to caucus in nevada today...as we take a live look at las vegas. donald trump is leading the
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...but second place is up for grabs. a set of twin sisters are told they aren't able to become pregnant. they hit the mother-lode. fertility treatments worked. now each set of twins has had two sets of twins. that's five sets of twins...all in one utah family. it seems unbelievable. "it's safe to say my twin sister have anymore." there's also one daughter in their whose a solo birth, no twin of her own. but has two sets of twin siblings. an iowa mother gets more than she ever hoped for. a high school basketball team accepts her daughter as one of team is going out of their way to make sure the girl fits in. aggressive, when she's in the ashlie hite, is ready for the open, pass her the ball, defend her, making sure gym. you're watching ashlie's last game as an abraham lincoln "go lynx." "go lynx." as a mother of a teen with down syndrome, heidi hite
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at her happy, but -- as any mom would -- had her reservations. "we live in a society where not everyone is accepted at all times, and so your biggest fear is... i was going to have problems with her at school." to see if she could just be part of the team -- not really expecting her to ever play." "when she first started the program, our plan was to get her in one game. i think the last two seasons, she got in over 20 games." "our girls -- obviously, you know -- get ashlie the ball, but it's so neat to see these other communities step up." the girls setting an example of what sportsmanship them. she breaks all the huddles." the team, from seniors all the way down to freshman, accepting ashlie as a teammate, cheerleader, and
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time is now xxx. coming up... it looks strange but throwing a fish is actually a tradition for the team. this fan is just struggling to do it... plus...which dogs have the msot fans...we're looking at the top breeds in the country.
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with another check of your storm track seven forecast. a few showers track through today with breezy conditions a fan flails a fish and fails to a fan flails a fish and fails to score. it's a university of new hampshire tradition to throw a big fish onto the rink after the home team's first goal. it took this fan a few tries...the third time finally seems to be the charm as
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labrador retrievers have a lot to wag their tails about these days. according to the american kennel club, the breed is now in its 25th year as the top u.s. dog breed. it's the longest reign since the a-k-c started ranking canines in the 1880's. beagles, bulldogs, golden retrievers and german shepherds also rank in the top 5 breeds. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a look at a new program helping dancing. another half hour of today in
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what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red. it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they come with a lot of deal breakers. like when you leave the city the signal goes weak. u.s. cellular built a network to give you a stronger signal where the other guys don't. and as for deals? how's $300 back for every line you switch? $300! no ball nonsense. get $300 per line and a stronger signal, in the middle of anywhere. got you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa... the next competition date is here. republicans battle for victory in a caucus tonight...hoping to take down the frontrunner. plus...a change in state policy and improving writing and communication skills. an eastern iowa group is trying to improve student success...and make
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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. we are still in the low to mid 30s this morning in the southwest today. we have a mix of clouds and clear skies, flurries this morning and some rain showers for the daylight hours. we will have a chance off and on today, be nice.. in the 40s with light bit. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. on today, but mainly cloudy skies will stick around all day. highs will be nice.. in the 40s with light winds. the winds will pick up tomorrow and stay breezy through
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that forecast for you in a few minutes. decision 2016... donald trump is hoping to rack up another win today -- this time in nevada. as tracie potts tells us...some candidates just wrapped up rallies a few hours ago -- before today's republican room have a national bully pulpit." a final late night push the latest poll shows donald trump with a 16 point fact that within a couple of weeks donald trump could be unstoppable." not all voters are "the establishment of the republican is waking up to the fact that within a couple of "i just think he has turned this marco rubio is
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"we can't win. if we nominate someone, if we nominate someone that half the republican party hates." "i again don't know what makes ohio. " i found his comments today to be completely deplorable and very offensive." "what those attacks tell me is that someone is listening out there." he and ben carson nevada's caucuses start later this evening turnout isn't expected to be huge. four years ago only 33,000 across the state showed up. i'm tracie potts in washington, now back to you. a new cease-fire agreement in syria. the u-s and russia have agreed on a cease-fire that will take effect saturday. the announcement came a day
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killed about 130 people. some living in syria express doubt the cease-fire will be enforced. today, we'll learn more about president obama's plan to shut down guantanamo bay. the white house will submit an outline to congress. congress has opposed previous plans to shut gitmo down. the current proposal involves transferring most of the detainees to other countries. those deemed too dangerous for travel will be sent to a detention facility here in the u-s. a u-s senator announces she's been diagnosed with cancer. missouri senator clair mccaskill posted the announcement on social media. she says she learned of the diagnosis recently through a regular mammogram. prognosis is good and she expects to make a full recovery. continuing coverage... today, opening statements will be made in a murder trial moved to eastern iowa. alexander fazzino is charged with first degree murder in the death of his wife, emily. her body was found in their home in boone in 2012. her grandfather founded the fareway stores grocery chain. his wife was unresponsive.
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was trying to kill herself, and that she was addicted to prescription drugs. police investigated it as a homicide -- after the autopsy showed she suffered head trauma. the high profile case was moved to winneshiek county and is expected to take up to three weeks. police say a man killed by officers this month is the suspect of a january homicide. urbandale police officers shot and killed ali yahia on feburary 13th at a hotel. they say he fired at them first. investigator's say testing found yahia's blood matched d-n-a found at the scene of a january murder in des moines. yahia is the only suspect in the homicide. a shooting spree suspect appears in have not been able to determine a motive. jason dalton is charged with murder following a weekend shooting died. a judge denying bail for dalton during yesterday's hearing. the prosecutor says dalton admitted his involvement in the incident. sentenced
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the parents of the 14 year old girl who was nearly killed in saturday's kalamazoo shooting are breaking their silence. they say their little girl abigail is now fighting for her life. four "abigail is strong, and she is a those other victims." abigial has undergone surgery and is still on a ventilator in critical condition. a gunmaker wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by sandy hook families. those families lost a loved one in the 2012 mass shooting at the newtown elementary school. they claim the bushmaster ar-15 rifle used by the gunman should not have been available to the public. "this is a, an instrument of general public." the gunman killed 20 first-graders and six adults. freedom group, the parent company of the ar-15 says it's
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federal law shielding gun manufacturers from most lawsuits. gun rights groups say it's unreasonable to believe a company that makes a legal product would do so with any notion that it was somehow acceptable to commit murder with it. today, apple supporters are planning a protest against the f-b-i. a judge has ordered apple to help authorities in the san bernadino terrorism investigation. they want the tech giant to help the f-b-i hack into shooter's locked iphone. so far... apple has resisted. new this morning... today state senators are fighting to prove there's no going back on an expensive mistake. in 2014, the iowa workforce development mistakenly paid nearly three quarters of a million dollars in unemployment checks. the reporting system crashed, causing the problem. now some want the people who benefited from the mistake to keep their turnip and when somebodys been garnishing wages and all that and it was really workforce developments fault. iowans came forward and pointed it out and said i want
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said no. dotzler believes fighting the mistake will end up being more expensive. he wants to prevent future mistakes and find people who defraud the system intentionally. he'll present his plan on friday. also new this morning -- iowans may be paying more in taxes this year....to help pay for schools. lawmakers are debating over a process called coupling. it lets state tax deductions mirror federal deductions. if the state stops allowing the breaks...it would mean about 95- million dollars for the state. as teachers, farmers, and small business owners would all be paying more in state taxes... write a check for $62,000 in taxes." i'm looking at...i have wasn't expecting> governor branstad originally said the state couldn't afford to allow the breaks while still funding schools.
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a new study suggests some driving distractions are riskier than others. researchers find applying makeup or talking to someone in the back seat has little impact on crashes. but driving while angry, sad or emotional ... created almost ten times the risk of a crash. speeding was the most dangerous driving behavior -- increasing the risk of an accident by 13 times. a business owner is requiring all employees get a concealed carry permit...and be armed at work. the georgia company -provides risk management services to aircraft insurers. recent reports about crime concern the owner. so he decided to require all his employees carry a weapon. once work... "you're willing to commit to training, commit to becoming an expert on the firearm, and -- also you have to commit to be ready to use it if you have to." the owner thinks several high- profile business owners with private planes may soon follow his lead and require their employees to carry
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we haven't seen him a lot in front of the public since he took the job... but today, university of iowa president bruce harreld is expected to lead a town hall meeting. it's for the campus community. it will be from four until six this evening in the pomerantz center. the university community is encouraged to come -- there will be time for questions a group of parents at linn mar high school in marion say their children have been verbally and physically abused by the assistant football coach. in a school board meeting, people spoke out both against and in support of the coaching staff.... accusations range from verbal abuse, to making players pick up glass with their bare hands. despite all of the stories --not everyone believes it. player after player took to the mic defending the coach... "it's just shocking to me because i've been here and i've stuff has occurred to me or i haven't even seen them so i don't understand what is going on." the allegations have been investigated, and according to
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was found. but some parents aren't satisfied...and that's why they want the state board to come in and investigate. the cedar rapids school board approves a change to next year's school calendar. schools will have an early dismissal on fridays. originally it was suggested students have a late start every monday to make room for teachers to have professional development. the davenport school board is challenging state law. they want to use reserve money to help students as part of the district's budget but some of those students are asking the superintendent to take a step back, and reconsider going against state law. they're concerned people in the district will lose their jobs... if they are removed from their that stake in the ground and saying that our students are worth the same as any others and i intend to spend that much and without that statement we really wouldn't have a fight so i've gotta continue to do that."> davenport students recently
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fight the state law which gives their district less money than nearby districts. one new eastern iowa project is dedicated to helping students feel more comfortable in school.... kwwls amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... she can tell us more about this program and how it's helping students of all ages. i'm outside the building where the waterloo writing project takes place.... it's a space for students of all ages... ranging from elementary to high school... to come and (sings) in honor of a friend... "and she's been in the hospital for years dayahna wasn't able to sing in public... "i am so nervous when i sing..." until she came to the waterloo writing project... a soon-to-be non- profit... that helps students improve their writing and communication skills.... "we start with a dialogue with the studetns and whatever sort of topics or themes come out of that dialogue, we then focus on they get a little more motivated.and come up with
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they're feeling." either through.... acting... (nat) dance....(nat) or music (nat) "we have our open house mics... putting those kids in front of a microphone... audience question: "have you always felt comfortable performing on stage, or did this writing center help you? " there's always something new or something surprising that these kids do. they always blow me away." "the waterloo writing project is a place where i can come and express myself and not be scared to do it." "i think young love stories are the best..." this program is free... all of
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mentors and directors are volunteers. 25 percent of iowa's third graders did not meet iowa standards on academic tests during the 2014-2015 school year. kevin roberts says programs like this can change that. we've for you covered live in waterloo, amanda gilbert, kwwl news if you would like to get involved in this organization... whether it's volunteering or coming as a student to learn... visit our website at kwwl dot com to learn how. its coming up... the warmer weather is causing problems for some iowans... plus...an iowa ferris wheel is out of service. recent winds did some damage to it. the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is up next. "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: stray showers will track through today with breezy conditions tomorrow and thursday. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will show a few of those showers off and on today but will be mainly dry. temperatures are mild... we are still in the low to mid 30s in our viewing area and across the state with light winds. they are to the southwest today, but will be northerly by tonight and breezy tomorrow. spotty showers continue to track through the state this morning with another round possible later today, although there isn't much moisture and most of us will probably stay dry. the larger storm system to the south will keep most of the will bring strong storms from texas through michigan with heavy snows possible in the great lakes area by thursday... it stays to our east, but we will have some
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likely to dry out before they track through our viewing area by thursday. temperatures remain mild... midwest highs will be in the 30s to 50s today with a small cool down the 40s today with a few showers tracking through. winds turn to the north and start to pick up speed tonight with lows in the mid 20s to low 30s and highs tomorrow mph gusting higher in the afternoon. breezy again on thursday with temps in the low to mid 30s through friday. a brief warm up may occur on saturday, but a cold front will track in and that will determine how warm night with highs dropping into the low 30s for sunday and monday as another round of breezy conditions tracks in. 40s today with a few showers tracking through. winds turn to the north and start to pick up speed tonight with lows in the mid 20s to low 30s and highs tomorrow climb into the mid 30s to mid 40s with north again on thursday with temps in the low to mid 30s through friday. a brief warm up may occur on saturday, but a cold front will track in and that will determine how warm we end and sunday night with highs
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low 30s for sunday and monday as another round of breezy conditions tracks in. the changing weather is causing damage to an old iowa bridge ice is ramming into the wagon wheel bridge near boone. large pieces of ice stick together on the des moines river -- and like dams -- ice jams keep the water back. but once they break free -- like the weather warmed up -- they come
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ice backed up that causes a lot of flooding. they're very dangerous -- got a lot of power to them." downstream at ledges state park -- there's a lot of ice building up there -- forcing park rangers to close the lower half of the park. high winds damage a ferris wheel at a park in iowa. the park is home to the river bandits minor league baseball team in davenport. the general manager says the gondola did not fall...but was removed after it was heavily damaged by the winds. wind gusts hit 60 miles an hour on friday. its still to come... watch out for the dinosaurs. a new exhibit is coming to eastern iowa. and many of you enjoy watching the decorah eagles on their live camera --- we're taking a look at the nest right now. watch
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feeling pretty confident these days .. according to a recent survey by a mortgage company...nearly half of homeowners the value of their home will go up this year. many expect it to rise by as much as 10 -percent. however, industry-wide reports forecast equity gains will range between two and five percent this year. new survey finds about half of americans have more emergency savings than credit card debit. a bankrate financial analyst says millennials have learned from their parents' mistakes and
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to saving for that rainy day. only 22 percent have more credit card debt than emergency savings. that's the lowest it's been in six years. a new study shows fewer people are drinking milk. farmers say it's hurting the dairy industry - including producers right here in eastern iowa. data from the u-s department of agriculture shows people are drinking less and less of it. we talked to a farmer who says "probably the biggest thing would be the convienence of the soda pops, the gatorades, the sports drink type items have really taken on big. " and because of the decline, he says he's actually seen dairy farms that have left the area over the years. the iowa deparment of natural resources wants your help. they're asking people to watch eagles nests throughout the state... iowa is home to more than 400 eagles nests. the d-n-r says they can't monitor every nest on their own, we want to get people outdoors, too many people are
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get active, stay healthy" to become an eagle nest monitor, you have to take a three and a half hour class - the next class is in clayton county on march fifth. dinosaus are coming alive in eastern iowa. the national mississippi river museum and aquarium in dubuque gave us a peek at the upcoming, "dinosaurs unearthed," exhibit. it'll have 15 dinosaurs that actually move -- like this one there will also be a life-sized 16-foot tall dinosaur skeleton... will be the dig box, kids are gonna get to go in and dig and discovering a real dinosaur." the exhibit officially opens may 14th.
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what's all this nonsense about balls? pink balls, blue, yellow, red. it's hard to keep the whole thing straight. and all these so-called deals? well, they come with a lot of deal breakers. like when you leave the city the signal goes weak. u.s. cellular built a network to give you a stronger signal where the other guys don't. and as for deals? how's $300 back for every line you switch? $300! no ball nonsense. get $300 per line and a stronger signal,
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forecast. a few showers track through today with breezy conditions tomorrow and thursday. more wind thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back in good morning. winning hand. donald trump with a strong lead heading into today's caucus in nevada. he plays tough guy with the protester at his rally. >> i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. >> as he and marco rubio take swings at ted cruz over alleged dirty tricks.
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comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> while the other candidates slug it out, it's trump on the way to the nomination. clash with the titans. bill gates sides with the fbi, saying apple should unlock the phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. >> this is a specific case where the government is asking for access to information. >> will apple relent under mounting pressure, or will it be up to a judge to decide? fighting for life. the mother of the 14-year-old girl shot by an uber driver in michigan is speaking out. >> it was a miracle. >> this morning, how that young girl proved she was alive even as the hopes of doctors were fading. and $75 million lawsuit. erin andrews gets her day in

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