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now on today in iowa... will iowa communities receive help recovering from flooding -- fema is visiting one city today. plus... as river levels drop... some of the flood protection is coming down. and -- early voting begins today in iowa -- a presidential good morning, i'm jerry gallagher. ally has the day off. storm track seven meteis now with your storm track seven forecast. area river levels remain very high, but most will be back in their banks this weekend. we should be dry today although the pesky system to our east will return a bit for tomorrow. today, though, we will be mainly sunny and breezy with north winds at 10- 20 mph. highs forecast... i'll have
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area river levels remain very high, but most will be back in their banks this weekend. we should be dry today although the pesky system to our east will return a bit for tomorrow. today, though, we will be mainly sunny and breezy with north winds at 10- 20 mph. highs forecast... i'll have that for you in a few minutes. from flooding -- some are wondering if they'll be getting help from the federal government. storm track seven's amanda gilbert joins us live in clarksville. good morning amanda. clarksville was one of the worst hit towns by flooding.. 150 homes were damaged by water... some people still cannot return
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fema will be in town today to look at things. it's important to remember that if you do live in town... they are not here to provide assitance yet. but if you do need help.. churches in the area have everything from gift cards to groceries. lunch and dinner are being served daily at the lutheran church been helping out here in town... a group of high schoolers from hampton- dumont are expected to be here tomorrow to help. we've got you covered live ... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. many kids from aplintong- parkersburg were there volunteering yesterday. students from other communities like tripoli have also helped.
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town of olin. a woman forced to canoe to her home because it's surrounded by water. a number of city streets covered, water creeping right up to the edges of many homes and buildings. the flooding also taking it's toll on farmers -- one seeing water on nearly 400 acres of land. "you never know what mother nature's going to throw at you. boat." the wapsi river is supposed to drop below flood stage on saturday in anamosa -- it should drop shortly thereafter in olin. so much of eastern iowa now is recovering from flooding. governor branstad visiting vinton, palo and cedar rapids -- this is video of people in vinton working to protect their homes earlier this
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with the preparations. still, about 30 homes have some damage. one woman's basement filling up with water. this is one of 21 counties now i've declared a disaster area has been done that we will be requesting a presidential disaster designation as well. you can see the hesco barriers are still standing strong- the governor says he believes they in cedar falls -- some neighborhoods and playgrounds are still dealing with water. the salvation army going door to door to provide cleanup kits. for one neighbor-- they couldn't have came at a better time. after dealing with her completely "i can't believe, just so many people has came and help me." her neighbors just down the road still dealing with deep flood waters.
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cattle congress in waterloo -- for people cleaning up. city workers say it's been pretty slow with only a few people dropping off debris -- but said it's important to keep the area green and clean. "yeah, i think it's nice it's a good idea for them to have a spot to come and dump off stuff that in the city." the dump site at the national cattle congress opens every morning at 10 -- and closes at six. it will be open through october ninth. nd in cedar rapids -- flood barriers are coming down with the cedar river is coming down. the linn county sheriff's office tweeted this video. the sheriff says the basement has some water in it. the office will reopen to the public monday. midamerican will be restoring gas
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this comes as the city is allowing some to return to their homes. this video from our kwwl drone -- flying over the newbo and czech village neighborhoods, which had to evacuate,. midamerican says it will take several days to restore service. decision 2016 -- donald trump is in new hampshire today -- he campaigned in council bluffs yesterday -- before heading to wisconsin. hillary clinton will be in iowa today. she's trying to rally women and younger voters to her side. donald trump courted minority voters in wisconsin yesterday he says hillary clinton doesn't have the african american community's best interest at heart. "they're too smart and they know they're being
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trump went on to charge clinton would only open the white house for special interests, if elected. "hillary clinton only fights for special interests - big fat beautiful checks" we are going to fix it clinton focused her energy on swinging women and younger voters she campaigned with senator bernie sanders at the university of new hampshire "and if you already have student b hampshire, we will help you refinance it." first lady michelle obama also hit the campaign trail in battleground state pennsylvania saying clinton is the real deal. "hillary clinton has been a lawyer, a law professor, first lady of arkansas, first lady of the united states, u.s. senator, secretary of state, i mean, dang!" surrogates for hillary clinton washington. clinton's event in des moines is scheduled for 12:30 this
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school shooting at an elementary school. this time, in south carolina. two students and a etacher got hurt. one of the kids is still in critical condition in the hospital. police say the teenager responsible never made it into the school building -- a volunteer firefighter stopped him at the playground. officers have not released a motive for the shooting but say the teen shot and killed his father at their home before he went to the school. appear by video for his arraignment in an ohio court today. grate pleaded 'not guilty' last week to two murder charges and a kidnapping charge. the bodies of two women were found in a home in ohio earlier this month. since his arrest, grate has been linked to the deaths of three other women in nearby counties. protests continue after police shoot and kill an unarmed man in southern california. police say the man was not
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pointing something at them. they've since announced the thing he was pointing -- was an electronic smoking devide. police say he held it in both hands and a quote shooting stance. video of the shooting has not been released by investigators, but has been viewed by the city's mayor. "i saw a man who was inre gat pain. and i saw him get gunned down and the two officers involved in the shooting, both 21 year veterans of the department, have been placed on administrative leave. two people -- one dressed as a clown -- bring explosives into a bank and demand money. police in memphis say no one got hurt -- but they did get away with cash. now police are concerned about copycat crimes -- and even simple clown pranks turning into a
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fear. . a two-year-old boy dies after being left in a hot car. it happened in florida. the van was parked outside a building where pre-k and child development services are offered. it's unclear if the van belonged to the 'vision for life academy' or to a private company. a fast-moving wildfire is forcing people out of their homes. despite little to no one -- the california fire multiplying the smoke can be seen for miles. firefighters are now making progress -- and hope mother nature will stay on their side. the man believed to have started california's deadly bully fire in 2014 has been arrested in indiana. he now faces a number of charges including involuntary manslaughter. investigators believe he was delivering soil to an illegal marijuana farm when he sparked the fire. he was arrested shortly
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time now is xxx. few people live to be 96 years old. most who do -- are taking it easy. but for one man -- age is no reason to stop working. steven romo introduces us to the oldest reserve deputy in texas. relaxing doesn't come easy to tom morgan... he just harris county and has been for at 71, he busied himself by going through the training academy... "my doctor threw a fit when i told him i got a taser because he's needed, working big events in town, and patrolling the ship channel. it's not just honorary, it's real work. he keeps up with the training requirements. "at 96, i don't really try to get unlikely in service of his country all his life-- "a tremendous explosion. we knew what it was kamikazes were hitting ships all over." serving
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world war 2... "we lost a lot of people too. a lot of them friends killed. i don't know why i wasn't." he hasn't taken his long life as license to slow down-- his wife passed away a few years ago, today we met his girlfriend ann bates, who's introduced him to polka dancing. want. he's still wearing the uniform after all these years." sheriff ron hickman says morgan inspires the department... something he never intended to do. but he'll continue. because he can't imagine being put out to pasture. "it's something i like to do, and i'll probably do it until they bury me." it's coming up on today
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washing machines exploding. they're made by a company which has been dealing with other problems recently -- details ahead. plus... he's learning about politics and diplomacy -- in between nap time and tricycle breaks. mostly clear across the state right now, but the system to our east will actually track far enough westward to "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher
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"now your storm track 7
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weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: most of our rivers are dropping right now and should be back in their banks this weekend. but the mississippi is continuing to rise a little, although most areas will stay in minor flooding. we will be mainly dry,
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night and saturday. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras today will be dry and mainly sunny. temps this morning are in the low 50s in our viewing area with 40s to the west. north winds up to 10-20 mph at times. the system to our east will track back to the west a bit and may bring a few showers to our area by friday night and linger into saturday. we stay
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today and tomorrow. today's highs will be in the mid 60s to low 70s with upper 40s to mid 50s tonight with some areas the mid to upper 60s and northeast winds. a few showers track through friday night and tuesday and wednesday. in iowa.... the halloween decoration some feel is against the law in areas. plus... at an age where many women are grandmothers -- she's giving birth. stay with k-w-w-l, we've got you covered. i think my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell you. i would bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody
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m to go [bleep] themselves. get him out of here! get him out of here! get the hell out of here! priorities usa action is responsible
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stories developing overnight. the white house says president obama will sign a bill that will keep the government running through december ninth. h was the final big thing on congress's to do list before the november election. today's the first day of early voting for the november elections here in iowa. democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton will be in des moines today. donald trump was in council bluffs yesterday. and the city of cedar rapids says temporary floodwalls did their job -- protecting thousands of homes and businesses. a live look at the
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this morning. a consumer alert for you this morning -- a new fire threat to homes, this time caused by washing machines, u.s. regulators are now warning about top-loading samsung washers. some washers made in the last five years have reportedly exploded. the consumer product safety commission suggested people only use the delicate cycle when wa a fix. it's not even october yet but millions of americans have already started their holiday shopping! a new study finds 34 million have started -- including about one million who are finished already. the study also found most americans are annoyed by overachieving early shoppers... with 74 percent agreeing with the statement, "it's annoying that the
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have halloween. and there's one decoration being pulled from some store shelvess the "scary peeper creeper" it's made to mount on windows and features a hooded man peering through a window. home depot will not stock the item in canada because someone complained it broke a law there by making light of spying on others. it's still available in home depot's u-s stores and online. 60! an indiana woman having twin boys. in order to expand their family, the couple turned to i-v-f and with the power of prayer. "age is but a number with god. i was healthy and in shape. and i was like yes i know i can do this. i know i can. no matter how hard it was, he brought me through it all, so awesome god!"
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take their new bundles of joy home. a two year old is getting "yuge" attention on social media. meet hunter. also known as "baby trump" hunter event attended a trumop rally in his home state of pennsylvania earlier this year "this election, which i feel is one of the biggest elections that i've lived through, is tv, on social media, which is my out there." "baby trump" covers the election cycle on his tricycle, and even does his own advertising, he plans to "make america great again"... after his noon nap, of course. it's coming up on today in iowa....
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right now. raise your mug and celebrate with us. today is national coffee day... and some places are offering deals that'll definitely perk you up. starbucks will donate a coffee tree to a farmer in need for every brewed cup of mexico
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birthday... so it's offering customers a medium-sized hot coffee for 66 cents. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. breezy and sunny today with highs in the mid 60s to low 70s. a few showers tuesday and wednesday. highs in the 60s friday and saturday climb into the low to mid 70s
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woman: blum voted to cut social security. we've got to raise the retirement age. woman: blum would raise the retirement age to 70. then there's monica vernon... a hardworking mom. started a small business while raising three daughters. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. monica vernon gets it. vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. got you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa: if you need help -- you need to let someone know. that's the message from one eastern iowa county this morning another mess volunteers did not see coming. some people who are not flood victims -- gaming the system. and some iowa cases are unsolved because there's too much work and not enough people to investigate.
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solution. good morning, i'm jerry gallagher. ally is off storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven forecast. area river levels remain very high, but most will be back in their banks this weekend. weul east will return a bit for tomorrow. today, though, we will will be in the mid 60s to low 70s. we do have some rain in the forecast... i'll have that for you in a few minutes. this weekend. we should be dry today
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continues -- it's been anything but a normal week in clarksville. so much work to do to clean up.. today -- a step that could eventually lead to federal help for that community. storm track seven's amanda gilbert live in clarksville -- amanda --you're still seeing some flooding there. today fem b i want to stress they have not yet said whether or not they will help with cleanup. today.. they are simply here to look at the damage. looking around... it's clear clarksville needs help. take a look at this video. you can see the debris just piling up. around 150 homes are dealing with water damage... some people can't
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maintenance site near the water tower is still open daily if you need to use it. also... the city just l started pumping water in basements out into the river. we've got you covered live in clarksville... amanda gilbert... kwwl news. clarksville is asking people to please only of on day right now so the sewer system does not back up. fema is also warning people all over eastern iowa to be careful when they go back to check on their home. fema wants people to keep an eye on possible health hazards. carbon monoxide poisoning is a concern. so is the threat of being electrocuted -- from stepping in water where live electric wires have fallen. plus -- they're telling people to make sure they keep cuts and
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a better look at the damage. they've been visiting neighborhoods in plainfield, waverly, and janesville. they haven't been able to get in touch with every person affected by flooding. they're asking you to call the waverly shell rock united way so they can get information from you - which they need to pass along to iowa homeland security. all of that will if you need financial help -- they can get the ball best we've seen that all over eastern iowa this week. unfortunately, it can also bring out the worst in others. days after the river left the north cedar community underwater in cedar falls -- the living water church was filled with supplies. people bringing in donations and flood victims collecting what they need. however some of the people taking supplies -- haven't been flood victims. one family even using fake tears to sell their lie. "and that is one of the hardest someone no
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advantage it and taken $100 things when their home didn't get flooded." but again -- as we've shared -- there are many more stories of others who are really in need and people stepping up to help. waterloo police are investigating a crime at riverfront stadium during the flooding. someonol cameras and a radar gun between friday and tuesday morning. no arrests have been made. here are more pictures of flooding from the past week. these pictures are from the city of waterloo. the city -- for the most part -- was spared... but there is some flooding damage in the city -- and in other parts of black hawk county. as the river level drops in cedar rapids -- the evacuation area is shrinking. 25-hundred people can now go back to their homes and businesses in
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asked to leave a few days ago. the city using about ten miles of hesco barriers in the city -- and the temporary floodwall is doing the job -- protecting many homes and businesses. we're now learning the city of iowa city shipped two containers to cedar rapids -- donating about a miles worth of barriers. waterloo and cedar falls also chipped in -- sending things to cedar rapids to help them get continuing coverage this morning of a tragedy in cedar rapids. a 13-year-old is dead -- and police believe she was shot by accident. ireshia parks died on tuesday. she was shot along 15th street south-east. officers were in the area helping with flood patrol --so they were quickly able to take three suspects into custody. one man says he heard the gunshots. "i heard a pop and it was loud enough to know it wasn't like a firecracker but it didn't sound
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police stopped an 18-year-old man and two teenage boys in connection with the shooting. a 13-year-old faces charges of involuntary manslaughter.. police shoot and kill a man they believe stabbed five people last night. it happened in philadelphia. police say the man first attacked his daughter -- then his eight-year-old son -- and a family friend. before stabbing two more people - including a 70- year-old woman. at least two of the victims are have been high on drugs at the time. new details this morning in the case of two louisiana officers charged in the murder of a six-year old boy. prosecutors say as officers started shooting -- you coudl see the suspect in his car with his hands up. the man's son was shot five metis. his father was wounded -- but survived.
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second degree murder. police could be getting closer to solving an old murder case. 24 years ago -- a young teacher was kidnapped in massachusetts. days later -- her body was found in the woods. now police are putting together "you finally after 24 and half years, have a type of a face that you can look at and say this week -- no description has ever been released. here's a big break in a cold case. an arrest in a deadly credit union robbery from 13 years ago. it happened in new york. two people were shot. one died. this week -- a man has been arrested. two semis crash in eastern iowa -- leaving two people hurt.
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of dysart. both drivers are expected to be ok. someone reports being sexually assault at a university of iowa frat house. the frat has not been identified. the person reportedly went to the house with friends last weekend, but got separated and then was allegedly assaulted by someone they didn't know. this would be the first sexual assault reported on campus this semester. iowa is receiving money to test and sexual assaults. the department of justice handing out 33 million dollars. iowa's department of justice receiving one million -- after getting two million dollars in 2015. many of these cases have been held up in iowa because there are so many untested kits decision 2016 coverage: people close to donald trump say he won't wing it at the next debate.
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been saying he won the debate against hillary clinton on monday night. but even some of those close to the campaign says it didn't go the way they hoped. they plan to spend more time preparing for the next debate. in council bluffs -- trump talked about what he believes is hillary clinton is an insider fighting for her donors and her insiders, mostly fighting for herself. i am an outsider fighting for you. we're fighting together. the next debate between trump and louis. today -- clinton will be in des moines for an early voting event. that event begins at 12:30. the wells fargo c-e-o is about to be grilled again on capitol hill. last week, he testified before the senate banking committee. today, he's going before the house financial services committee. he's been under fire since wells fargo was fined almost 200-million
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goals. last week the c- e-o apologized to customers for the more than two- million fake accounts opened in their names. the u-s senate overrides the president's veto of the 9-11 bill. the bill allows families to sue saudi arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists on 9-11. the 9-11 commission found there's no evidence the saudi government gave money to al qaida. president obama didn't like the bill. he felt it could expose u-s service this is the first time congress has rejected a veto by president obama since he took office. congress also passes a bill to keep the government running through early december. this ended months of wrangling over money to fight zika. the bill sets aside more than one billion dollars to battle the virus. it also gives 500 million to louisiana -- which is recovering from devastating floods. the battle lines are being drawn in court -- over confederate
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that's the big question facing judges in new orleans. the city council voted to remove a statue of general robert e. lee and three others. the mayor wants those monuments taken down -- after the shooting in charleston, south carolina. a man is accused of murdering nine people at an historic black church in charleston last year. police say he told them he wanted to start a race war. much more ahead on today in iowa this morning: hawkeye fans remember him well. ago. this weekend -- his family says they're honoring his wish to pay it forward. find out how. plus -- a fundraiser with a strange twist. a c-e-o who's taken a lot of heat -- knows people don't like him... so he wants to put their animosity to good use -- and he has an idea of how to do that. mostly clear across the state right now, but the system to our weekend. i'll have the details coming up. "you're watching kwwl,
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you've worked hard. retirement's within reach, but congressman blum wants to raise the retirement age to 70. blum: we've got to raise the retirement age. ivatize medicare. blum would even deny social security to seniors until they're 70. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message, because seniors have earned social security and medicare.
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"now your storm track 7
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weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: most of our rivers are dropping right now and should be back in their banks this weekend. but the mississippi is continuing to rise a little, although most areas will stay in minor flooding. we will be mainly dry, but a chance of showers returns for friday night and saturday. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras today will be dry and mainly sunny. temps this morning are in the low 50s in our viewing area with 40s to the will keep us cool and will pick up to 10-20 mph at times. the system to our east will track back to the west a bit and may bring a few we stay relatively cool... in the 60s and 70s over the region today and tomorrow. today's highs will be in the mid 60s to low 70s with breezy north winds and mostly sunny skies. we cool into the upper 40s to mid 50s tonight with some areas of fog possible by morning. more clouds for friday with highs in the mid to upper 60s and northeast
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through friday night and saturday with dry weather sunday and monday. another chance of storms returns to the area tuesday and wednesday. into saturday. we stay relatively cool... in the 60s and 70s over the region today and tomorrow. today's highs will be sunny skies. we cool into the upper 40s to mid 50s tonight with some areas of fog possible by morning. more clouds for friday with highs in the mid to upper 60s and he and monday. another chance of storms returns to the area tuesday and wednesday. the time is still to come -- what costs more -- child care or college tuition? plus -- it can be excruciating to go through. so why does a surgeon think the best treatment for pain -- is a
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the time is still to come -- what costs more -- child care or college tuition? plus -- it can be excruciating to go through. so why does a surgeon think the best treatment for pain -- is a ride on a roller coaster?
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janesville, new hartford, waterville and all of eastern iowa. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]? absolutely. do you treat women with respect?
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arrangements are pending for one of the greatest football players the university of iowa has ever known. randy duncan passed away tuesday night in des moines -- after a battle with cancer. the iowa quarterback was an all-american -- leading the hawkeyes to a win over he was the first pick in the n-f-l draft that year -- picked by the
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bay -- he went into the canadian football league. duncan was 79. it's been a year since another former hawkeye star died. the family of tyler sash says it's time to let the public have some of the things he cherished most. tyler was found dead in his home after an accidental prescription drug overdose. his family is holding an estate sale tomorrow in oskaloosa. hawkeye and new york giants memorabilia -- among the things being sold. 'he always wanted to pay it forward so i think its pretty awesome that everybody that comes will get a piece. the sale is tomorrow and saturday at tyler's home in oskaloosa -- on fox run drive. teammates surround a hearse outside marlins park in miami. they left the stadium at 2-16 yesterday -- the 16 in honor of the jersey number worn by marlins pitcher jose fernandez. the all-star player was killed
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child care or college tuition. what costs more? a new report says it now costs more to put a child in daycare full-time than it does to pay for college. the study says the average costs of full-time daycare is about 96-hundred dollars a year. the average cost of in-state college tuition -- 94- hundred. and if parents make about 53- thousand dollars a year -- which is about the average household income -- daycare for one child would cover 18 percent of that income. here's an unusual fundraiser. ceo martin shkreli - known for raising drug prices sky high - wants to raise money for his friends 6-year old son who's fighting cancer. but this is where it gets strange. he says you can punch him in the face for a price. shkreli says he knows there are plenty of people who wouldn't mind taking a poke at him -- so why not do it for a worthy cause. a woman from florida agreed to donate 50-thousand dollars -- which is being matched by him. many patients with type 1
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pricks. the f-d-a has approved an artificial pancreas. it's designed to deliver the right dose of insulin -- automatically. there is no word on how much it will cost. people who've had kidney stones say it's one of the most painful things they've ever been through. a new study says if you need to pass one -- a roller coaster might do the trick. that study says the ride might be enough to knock small kidney stones right through your system. a surgeon behind the research tested the idea after a patient said she passed three kidney stones riding on a roller coaster in florida. nissan takes the idea of self-driving cars to a new level....or should we say a "lazy level?" there's now a self-driving chair. they hope this ends the need to stand in line. each chair has sensors and can detect and follow the one in front of it.
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disney is remaking the lion king. this is one of the biggest animated films of all time. at one point -- breaking box office records -- winning oscars and grammys. we don't know when it will hit the theaters. eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven highs in the mid 60s to low 70s. wednesday. highs in the
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now on today in iowa... will iowa communities receive help recovering from flooding -- fema is visiting one city today. some flood rpotection is coming down. and -- early voting begins today in iowa -- a presidential candidate is in iowa today because of that. good morning, i'm jerry gallagher. ally has the day off. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven

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