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good evening everyone, i'm ron steele. and i'm amanda goodman. thanks for joining us. thanksgiving traveling is in full gear -- let's get right to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now for a look at tonight's travel 7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/s widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures night. fog doesn't appear to be an issue tonight as the wind increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is in the forecast until maybe rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. clouds will linger through the
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slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are to the low 30s. friday and saturday are dry with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper sunday afternoon into monday morning. the wind will increase thank you, mark. may people across the area are on the roads tonight -- or are a few minutes away from getting behind the wheel to visit family for tomorrow's holiday. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel is riding along with the thanksgiving travelers tonight -- he's live in the passenger sen hawk county. clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be an issue tonight as the wind increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is in the forecast until maybe slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. friday and saturday are dry with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be
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rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. 40s. we are tracking the next storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. thank you, kyle. coming up in just a few minutes tonight -- more on the stress preparations for the holiday tomorrow. kyle. kyle.
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tonight -- more on the stress that comes with those final preparations for the holiday tomorrow. new details tonight -- as a registered sex offender leads iowa state patrol on a high speed chase--with an under-age girl in his car-- it happened tuesday in johnson county. the man crashing into a utility pole in solon--that crash--sending the girl to the university of iowa hospital in critical condition. the driver--20- year-old jeffrey rangel was taken into custody. kwwl's kristin rogers joining us live from the iowa state patrol office in cedar rapids--kristin? state patrol tells me the driver and the girl knew each other-- at this time--we don't know why the man chose to run from the troopers-- but it all started when they tried to pull him over for speeding on the interstate--the car
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through solon and onto gravel no other-- "i was gonna go out on the then i see red lights." moments later---jim steinbrech was watching a high maybe 80-85 miles an hour when he went by me i was in my lane on the tractor. but the trooper later told me he had him clocked at 100." the car eventually crashing into this utility pole-- the car eventually crashing into this utility pole-- the driver--taken into "we counted 14 highway patrol cars, 14 is a lot so i and is in critical condition-- crews have already replaced the utility pole and worked today--to remove the old one nats the investigation--is ongoing-- but steinbrech says--he had never seen anything quite like it.
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that car, i've never seen a car like that bent around a pole like that." the chase was called off at one point for safety reasons as the car made it's way through solon-- but once troopers realized the driver was a registered sex offender--and had an under-age girl in his car--the chase did continue. live in cedar rapids--kristin the driver -- rangel -- is charged with felony eluding. he's being held in the johnson county jail tonight. continuing coverage now -- it is quite the holiday shock. more than 70 people living in an assisted living facility in waterloo will have to find a new place to live come february. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live.
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during a special meeting this week -- residents at ridgeway place learned they'll have to find a new home -- since franciscan ministries is going out of business. families who traveled across the united states to visit loved ones at ridgeway place say the news through a wrench in their plans -- since now they have to worry where their loved ones are going this week and says he wishes the timing could have been better. "i"m really disappointed to find that she has such a short time, a really difficult time for the elderly to be moving around and making arrangements that time of the year." sean and his family visiting 98- year-old hazel in ridgeway place. even though she's lived here for nearly 12 years -- this will be her last time celebrating the holidays in her home. family telling me -- they're trying to find another place --
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ministries -- they plan to host an open house at ridgeway for residents to meet represantives from other assited living facilities. the bus driver who hit and killed a iowa state student last year has now been fired by the city of ames. 24-year-old benjamin clague had been on paid administrative leave since news of the collision surfaced -- earning more than 28- thousand dollars even during a 30-day jail sentence earlier this year. h hit and run -- 18-year-old emmalee jacobs. the urbana native was a freshman when she was killed in the collision. clague was driving a cy-ride bus when he hit jacobs -- who was walking on the iowa state campus in ames he was arrested more than a month after the collision -- and eventually took a plea agreement of 30 days in jail and an 100-dollar fine. meanwhile -- a man has serious injuries after being hit by a truck while
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the accident happening at the intersection of 17th and white streets in dubuque. a new hampshire man was hit by the truck -- which was turning off of 17th street. he was airlifted to iowa city -- but his current condition is not known tonight. a 22-year-old dubuque man was cited with failure to yield. concern growing among state employees about health insurance. governor branstad is looking to revise the state's collective bargaining law... so negotiate their benefits, rather they'd be part of a statewide health insurance program. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh taking a closer look elizabeth. those public employees we're talking about include teachers, d-o-t workers, sanitation employees, and even police officers. i took a ride along with a waterloo police officer to get a better understanding of just what's at stake. david mcfarland has been with the waterloo police department for more than twenty years. and for the last fourty years-health insurance
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of collective bargaining in the state of iowa. but now that's up in the air following governor branstads proposal. "so it would take our coverage that we have and we don't know paying $100 dollars a month? what would our co- pays be? what would our deductibles be? that's all stuff that currently we are allowed to negotiate with the city of waterloo." a benefit mcfarland says he's earned over his years of service. "it's just one more thing for these officers to worry about. they look at the state of iowa and say well, they're not go somewhere that does allow me, they have better benefits package." something mcfarland, sees as an added barrier to recruiting officers. and with republican control in the senate and growing majority in the house-mcfarland says there's concern that branstad would be able to enact this plan. "given all the current events that have been going on, all the officers that have been shot or
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support us. i just hope they realize how important this is to us, that that's one less thing we don't want to have to worry about, something being taken from us, and it not only affects us but also our families." another concern mcfarland did mention to me was the fact that the governor is not taking into account what negotiations were made by these l elizabeth amanieh news 7 kwwl. no changes have been set in stone- branstad is expected to reveal those plans when the legislative session meets in january. coming up on kwwl -- the last- minute rush. "it's the holidays for us so the last jam-packed day before the holiday..there's definitely a lot of people out and about today." before the tomorrow's stuffing
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before the thanksgiving holiday. and... here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler your full forecast, coming up. "this is kwwl news at six. with ron steele, amanda goodman, storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg and sports with rick coleman.
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-- storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your thanksgiving forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: 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: clouds will linger through the increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are friday and saturday are dry with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into thpe morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. clouds will linger through the increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday reach near 50 both days. clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are
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with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. from the kwwl stormtrack here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. friday and saturday are dry storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach nea5 increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is in the forecast until maybe rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next morning. the wind will increase clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be an issue tonight as the wind friday. thursday is cloudy, but dry during the day. there is night. no widespread travel problems are expected...except for isolated slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. 40s. we are tracking the next storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday
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reach near 50 both days. stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is slight chance for light rain/snow showers thursday night. no widespread travel problems are friday and saturday are dry with more sunshine saturday pushing highs into the upper 40s. we are tracking the next morning. the wind will increase with this storms as temperatures reach near 50 both days. clouds will linger through the increases from the northwest at 10-15 mph. not much sunshine is rain/snow showers thursday night. no slick spots as temperatures cool to the low 30s. friday and saturday are dry 40s. we are tracking the next storm forecast to bring rain sunday afternoon into monday morning. the wind will increase clouds will linger through the night. fog doesn't appear to be an issue tonight as the wind friday. thursday is cloudy, but today is the busiest travel day of the year. millions of americans.. hitting the roads before thanksgiving. many iowans out today, making
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kwwl's lauren moss catching up with people out and about today. she joins us now live, lauren we all know the holidays can be a bit stressful..there's a lot to do! and many people were out, using their final moments to shop or get their cars fixed. people in the cedar valley today.. according to triple a, nationwide more than 43 million people are traveling by car this thanksgiving- and that has a lot to do with low gas prices.. roads werent only packed with people heading in or out of town...but many people were also out grocery shopping. maybe you waited for some last all can relate.. i am a little stressed my family didnt want to do anything bid for christmas or thanksgiving so i am out here doing it myself, going in here to get the sales and deals racking up in here and
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we also stopped by boubin automotive in waterloo who had a jam-packed day today. the manager tells us it was mostly all last minute fix-ups like oil changes, and tire pressure before people hit the road. im right by 2-18 in waterloo. i've definitely noticed a lot more cars on the road tonight.. so take that into consideration as you head out..and safe travels. in wateo according to gas buddy, at last check, the cheapest gas in black hawk county is sam's club in waterloo at one dollars 81 cents. coming up... the uni volleyball team prepares to host the entire conference this thanksgiving... and a panther football player receives some special
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good evening, i'm rick coleman. the northern iowa football team fell short of making the f-c-s playoffs this fall, but the panthers karter schult earns the top defensive honor in the missouri valley football conference. from tripoli has been named the missouri valley football conference defensive player of the year. schult is the ninth panther to receive defensive player of the year honors... schult ended the season leading all of division i football (both fcs & fbs) in sacks with 17.0 and he tied for second in the country in tackles for loss with 24.0. his 17.0 sacks in 2016 ranks second all- time in single- season quarterback sacks for uni while his 24.0 tackles for loss beat the uni record of 23.0 that
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prospect in next year's n-f-l draft. the northern iowa volleyball team plans to spend the thanksgiving holidays hosting--- the missouri valley conference volleyball tournament at the mcleod center. the panthers enter the tourney as the number three seed---and will actually play thanksgiving night against loyola... some might consider being the coach bobbi peterson says her to have our home crowd here. that thanksgiving i get that but it proud of we get to showcase that have a great thanksgiving dinner and then what a great family activitiy to come out and watch volleyball.i might be a little biased we would love to have a
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the panthers play loyola at 7:30 thanksgiving night. and don't forget a big night of m-m-a action at the five suyllivan brothers convention center in waterloo. victory fighting championship is tonight---with the first match of the ten matches to begin at seven. we will havbe highlights tonight at ten...
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a hearfelt thanksgiving celebration -- one day early. the salvation army in cedar rapids hosting it's thanksgiving meal today-- hundreds showing up to eat among family and friends-- thank you for joining us for the k-w-w-l news at six. we'll see you back here at ten o'clock.
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