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now on today in iowa... strong storms move through eastern iowa -- we're tracking down damage. plus...a lack of communication. an iowa city working to make sure firefighters are in the and traveling to cuba -- interest could spike after fidel castro's death -- but there are still restrictions in place. good morning, i'm ally crutcher and i'm jerry gallagher. unseasonably warm throughout the month -- we see tornados in iowa -- in november. funnel clouds and tornadoes. parkersburg -- which saw an ef-5 tornado back in 2008 -- held its breath as a funnel cloud passed through town. this time -- a shed blown off roof damage. in radcliffe -- that's in hardin county -- people say they heard gusty winds and loud booms.
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flipped... power lines knocked down... and tree branches strewn all over the place. no injuries have been reported. let's find out what's on tap for today -- here's storm track seven meteorologist rachael peart. behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. winds could be a little breezy at times but for the most part won't be an issue. weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler - low 40s for all. we dry out late week as high
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we're continuing to follow breaking news this morning. a crash on highway 20 appears to have inv the black hawk county sherifs office says someone hit the officer this is a look at highway 20 from earlier this morning. the waterloo fire chief calling the crash minor and says there are no
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digging deeper this morning... after growing concern... some answers. one eastern iowa fire station is working to improve communication between firfighters and city leaders. the president of the cedar falls firefighters association some firefighters have been frustrated. they feel that important decisions are being made that affect them.... but no one is talking to them about schilling left.... firefighters didn't know finalists for a new fire chief were chosen until the media released information. they also didn't know about a possible new location for their "we have to figure out a way to the department head, we can have them pointing fingers at each other. somebody has to say i made this decision, and it was
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mayor brown are working together to make a change. they met last week... both agreeing that it was a very postitive... constructive meeting.. they believe communication will improve between the firefighters and the city... it just may take some time. a developing story this morning - a plane carrying a soccer team from brazil has crashed. 81 people were on the flight that went down in colombia. five peoplrv the team was on its way to a regional tournament. no word yet on what went wrong, but colombia had been hit hard by heavy rain and thunderstorms. continuing coverage -- it's up to a judge to decide whether a former substitute teacher is guilty. mary beth haglin is charged with sexual exploitation by a school employee. she was a substitute teacher at cedar rapids washington high school. she waived her right to a trial by jury and instead a judge will review the case, looking over interviews investigators did to
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felony charge was filed. but those interviews are not being included in the case, so the judge will only decide on an aggravated misdemeanor charge which carries a maximum of two years in prison. farmers work hard to save their 250 cows when a dairy barn catches fire. the birker family farm in benton county catching fire over the weekend. owners plan to rebuild... matter of-wegot big machinery here, and they're moving right along, so it'll look totally different tomorrow already. firefighters have ruled out arson- and are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire. they believe it might be electrical-related. accepting housing vouchers -- it seems the idea of making the concept
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council discussed housing vouchers -- often called section eight vouchers. one idea floated in the city was making it mandatory for landlords to accept them -- adding it to the city's non- discrimination ordinance. some "main reasons we're concerned about our property rights as housing providers. we feel we should have the right to choose who we want to, based on our criteria not the city's or somebody elses criteria." vote last night according to our coverage partners at the telegraph herald -- the council may move forward with providing incentives to encourage people to participate -- instead of making it mandatory. a kwwl follow-up. classes are set to continue today at ohio state university -- one day after a man allegedly attacked his fellow students. a prayer vigil held on campus
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got out and started stabbing people with a butcher knife. eleven people got hurt, one critically. a campus officer shot the suspect. a woman is stabbed to death inside a hospital. it happened in virginia. the woman worked at the hospital and her sister says the suspect was the woman's ex- a new plan for fighting gun violence. an illinois congressman announcing his plan -- after his grandson is killed in a ho factor and his plan involves dedicating resources to chciago neighborhoods where poverty has been an ongoing problem for 30 years or more. "this plan is cost effective. it will not raise taxes. it will possibility." he's stressing the need for bipartisan support to address the issue. a passenger on a plane pulls
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jumps out. it happened right as the plane landed in houston. in airport surveillance video, she can be seen running across the tarmac toward the terminal. video from inside the plane shows the aftermath, and the missing door in the emergency row. it's still unclear why the woman jumped out of the plane. she's since been taken into custody. delta airlines bans a passenger for life -- after he was caught on video insulting fellow passengers who voted for hillary clinton. capture the events that led up to the incident. delta's c-e-o apologized monday... and offered refunds to customers on board. stuck in the snow for more than a day/ rescue crews found a california couple who went for a drive in rural mountains over the weekend. family members say they were last heard from on sunday afternoon when they sent a text that they were stuck in the snow. "we weren't planning on being started to panic a little bit today. tomorrow was gonna be burn the tire, burn the tire
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but they showed up, and we're just like, 'we're so glad to be out of there.' i just want to shower." they're both expected to be just fine. mustard in a police officer's drink. a topeka mcdonald's fired an employee accused of putting mustard in the officer's doctor pepper when he went through the drive thru. police are investigating the incident as a crime. a lay's potato chip truck... burns to a crisp. this video is out of florida. no injuries were reported at the scene. time now is xxx. zika found in another state. lab results confirming a woman
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travel anywhere where the virus is circulating. the only other state with known cases of zika transmission is florida. nine days of official mourning continue across cuba today. the country remembering fidel castro.. as jay gray tells us -- chairs.. have replaced cars.. along the passeo that borders tens-of-thousands.. including cuban president raul castro -- gather later today for a special tribute to his brother.. fidel.. "we all feel very sad with the loss of our commander although stretched in all directions.. for hours.. and for as far as you could see.. thousands waiting for a chance to file past this simple memorial.. a few seconds.. a final.. emotional.. goodbye.. "you see soldiers crying, old ladies crying, men crying even the guard those guards were trying to hide their tears but they just can't." tears.. that
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even though he was no longer "el presidente".. castro's death.. leaves many in cuba wondering what comes next.. "we grew up always seeing fidel as a person with all the answers. / an unsettled future.. that will most surely be influenced by the country's havana. across the world -- mixed feelings on castro's death. jason streit owns the lost cuban restaurant with his brother in downtown cedar rapids. his grandfather was part of the
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country. his grandmother and aunts followed. " you sort of have two different cubas. you have the exiled community in places like miami, tampa, and other places that but in cuba you do have this next generation that all they've ever known is communism and castro." streit hopes to see basic rights such freedom of speech given to his family still living in cuba. the first commercial flight from the united states to havana in more than 50 years lands in cuba. cubans saluted the packed american airlines flight by spraying water from fire trucks above the plane as it taxied along the runway. no music -- as the country currently bans music as it mourns castro's death. some flights to cuba began earlier this year -- but this was the first flight to the capital city. castro's death is likely to
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travel to cuba-- but visiting the island nation is complicated. u.s. tourism to cuba is still illegal. americans need to fit one of twelve "authorized travel" categories to go -- from athletic competitions to visiting family. its coming up on today in iowa -- some may think these animals look cute -- but they're causing serious concerns for people living nearby. plus -- siu hugs unless you get a permit. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7
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meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. 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: behind the cold fes mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern temperatures tomorrow will be cooler - low 40s for all. we dry out late week as high pressure tracks in
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until friday. weekend outlook: we will have mainly sunny skies for saturday but computer models are not in agreement about sunday. some keep it sunny, others bring in some precipitation. we will watch it carefully. behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. winds could be a little breezy at times but for the most part additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler. behind the cold front yesterday,
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mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. winds could be a little breezy at times but for the most part won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler - low 40s for all. we dry out late week as high pressure tracks in but sunshine might not return until friday. weekend outlook: we will have mainly sunny skies for saturday flooding possible -- due to a
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dam near a kentucky mall. they're causing water to back up in the creek and ditches around many now worry the animals could cause homes and businesses to flood -- or sinkholes in the "there's no reason to destroy them. they are a wild animal, so they don't know any better." trappers are working to gather up the beavers and release them somewhere else. it's expected to take about a week. its still to come -- getting around some of our country's largest cities could be much more difficult today. plus -- nothing comes for free -- even free hugs come at a
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according to the group fight for 16 uber drivers around the country are expected to strike today to push for a 15-dollar minimum wage. uber has said in the past drivers in its top 20 u-s markets actually average more than 19-dollars an hour. but drivers complain of aggressive fare cuts and no accounting for expenses like gas, repairs and insurance.
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strike. after that long holiday weekend of shopping and deals -- today -- is giving tuesday. it's the day people are encouraged to volunteer or donate to charity. the one-day charitable giving promotion launched in 2012. want to give out free hugs -- better get a permit! a man's been wearing a t-shirt reading "free hugs" and offering them to people at subway stations in canada. last week -- he said a transit officer asked him to show a permit for his activity. he didn't have one. he says the officer flipped woman, she cried on my shoulder for 15 minutes (laughs), and it moment with her, and she was talking to me what was happening to her at that moment, so it wasn't something
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authority later withdrew the fine and issued a warning instead. but the man is still warned to stop offering free hugs in the subway system.
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storm track seven meteorologist rachael peart is
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tornadoes and hail rip through eastern iowa -- our storm track seven team is keeping an eye on damage reports. plus -- firefighters say city leaders in their iowa city aren't keeping them updated on news that affects them. we're digging deeper intth and a fun activity at a jewish teen's birthday -- becomes a teachable moment for the teen's parent. 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. eileen on camera behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will
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the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. winds could be a little breezy at times but for the most part won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. cooler - low 40s for all. we dry out late week as high pressure tracks in but sunshine might not return until friday. we're continuing to follow breaking news this morning. a waterloo police officer involved in
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on highway 20. according to the black hawk county sheriff's office -- someone hit the officer's squad car. you can see in this video a number of officers responding. according to the waterloo fire chief -- no one got hurt, a big story this morning: two days from december and we're talking about tornadoes. severe weather rolled through eastern iowa yesterday. this video was sent to us from a viewer near parkersburg, with a funnel forming above butler c management says -- fortunately -- the county escaped with very little damage. some roof damage, a small shed blown off its foundation and some tree limbs down. more video -- this out of grundy center. it shows a slim funnel cloud. there were at six reports of tornadoes yesterday in iowa. it's unusual for this time of year... but certainly has happened before. 41 tornadoes in iowa during the month november since 1980. the storms also brought hail -- here are a few pictures of the
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as the storms moved through -- we received many pictures and a lot of video from you. thank you for that. whenever you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share and can do so safely... go to our page on facebook -- which so many of you did yesterday. digging deeper this morning... some eastern iowa firefighters are working with their city to improve a concern they've had for many years... when moments like this firefighters are on the scene... here to protect felt left in the dark.... standup: "cedar falls firefighters recently found out location near greenhill road and south main street might be where their new public safety building would be." jim- head of firefighter union "those are fairly momentous location near greenhill road and and department heads why ... but happen... the cedar falls firefighters are on the scene... here to protect ... but some of them have felt left in the dark....
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location near greenhill road and south main street might be where their new public safety building would be." jim- head of firefighter union "those are fairly momentous things tha happen within a fire department's life. a new just demonstrates that there's a disconnect between our leaders and the staff of the department." recognizing a need to improve communication between the city and the firefighters. ., mayor brown recently cedar falls fire union. mayor: what they do is so important, and we need them to be there when they do their job." jim- "the mayor and i we talked, we both want to improve this.. .we need to improve this... it's for the health of the city and our citizens." and there should be more meetings in the future... both agreeing communication will improve slowly... "there is a culture in every
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a while to build. it had been built for quite a while, so that culture needed to be changed a little bit. it's going to take some time." firefighters want to see more direct contact between the city and the department. when the city... the council... or department heads make important decisions...they'd like them to reach out to the firefighters. live in cedar falls... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. mayor brown says the next cedar falls fire chief should be chosen sometime in december. continuing coverage -- firefighters aren't sure if they'll ever know the cause of a thanksgiving day fire. iowa gold distributing destroyed in the fire -- and investigators say there's so
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cause. the oil recycling business burned for several hours thursday before it was able to be controlled -- even injuring a fire fighter. he was treated and released from the hospital. seatbelts save lives. over the weekend -- cedar rapids police officers responded to crash on i-380. their s-u-v got hit when another driver lost control. the people in that car died. the officers had to be taken to the hospital. they've since been released. pictures of their wrecked s-u-v on facebook-- saying they quote "have two police officers alive today because they had their seatbelts on" they're encouraging others to take the time to buckle up every time you're in a car. a quick thinking police detective is credited with saving a man from a burning car. police in enw jersey say a driver suffered a medical problem, crashed into another car -- and both burst into flames.
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"without him, i'd have never seen my family or another thanksgiving again." "it was something he didn't just a few weeks, and the city plans to honor him with a lifesaving award. students go back to class this morning at ohio state after emergency? le right outside of watts hall and there is a guy who crashed his car into a bunch of people and ran out with a knife chasing down people." 11 were hurt -- including one person who has critical injuries. the attacker -- an ohio state student -- posted a rant before he plowed his car into a crowd. he wrote on what appears to be his facebook page -- that he reached a boiling point -- and made a reference to a lone wolf attack. investigators are searching his apartment. f-b-i agents have been seen
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the killer was a somali refugee who lived in pakistan before coming to the u-s as a legal permanent resident two years ago. the university's student newspaper ran an interview with a student of the same name in august -- he identified himself as muslim. leaders of muslim mosques and organizations in ohio condemning the attack. a campus police officer shot and killed the suspect. police say one of their officers was on the scene within a minute yesterday and killed the attacker -- likely saving lives. university will be stronger -- having learned a lot from what happened. "and i can promise you, from game beyond what is really just an unbelievable, amazing, outstanding and heroic performance on the part of our first responders." he says it's not just the students who go there now who are dealing with this.
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heading to court today -- the bus driver accused in that deadly crash last week in tennessee. johnthony walker faces several charges. six students were killed and five others are still in the hospital. investigators say they found no drugs or alcohol in his system -- and at this point -- it's still unclear when the bus crashed. today, jury selection picks up in south carolina in the case against dylann roof. he's accused of killing nine le the judge says roof is competent to stand trial. a judge also says roof can represent himself in court -- as his own attorney. a man wanted by police dies after being shot by an off-duty officer. police say the officer was shopping in a store in illinois the officer later shot him but the suspect was still able to get into a car and drive away. he crashed about a mile down the street -- and then died. we don't know why the man was wanted by police.
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from a popular tourist spot. there are at least 14 fires burning around gatlinburg, tennessee. several roads and trails through great smoky mountain national park have been closed. wind gusts keep bringing down trees -- which is helping the fires to spread rapidly. evacuation orders in place in colorado after a wilfire breaks out there -- the flames seen 12 miles away in denver. the cause is not known. some good news for the area expected to get three to five inches of rain -- which will help crews contain the flames -- however -- there's a slight concern the rain could cause landslides. this week, a memorial will open for 19 firefighters who lost their lives fighting a wildfire in arizona. the yarnell hill fire three years ago -- was the deadliest for firefighters in 80 years. thousands gather to say goodbye to a police officer killed on the job.
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while writing a ticket outside the department's headquarters. his children remember their father as strong, solid, and caring. "he was as imperfectly perfect as you could be. he was intelligent and gracious and loving. and he had a strict side and he was strong and he showed us right from wrong. investigators say the man who shot and the detective was upset over a custody issue and picked the new this morning -- preventing drug overdoses may get easier in iowa. governor branstad says pharmacists can give an overdose reversal drug to people at risk. before -- a prescription was needed from a doctor or a health care professional. the effort is in response to what lieutenant governor kim reynolds calls an "opioid epidemic." nearly 30 other states have also expanded access to overdose reversal drugs. birthday party fun turns
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two people decorate their cupcakes with swastikas. the mother posted pictures online hoping to turn this horrible mistake into a teachable moment. according to the post the two girls thought it was funny. the director of the anti defamation "make no mistake - the is a symbol of hate and pain for many flash when you joke with symbols like the swastika you begin to normalize them and make it very casual within our society " the teens have since apologized and according to the social media post their parents have also explained to the teens why this symbol is time now is xxx to the white house transition. we're expecting more announcements today from the trump transition team. plus mitt romney's back for a second meeting today. tracie potts also has the latest on a possible recount in some states. "there will be a number of very
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announcements tomorrow." those announcements today are expected to include georgia congressman tom price as secretary of health and human services. he's an orthopedic surgeon, and he's been the republicans' point person to rewrite the affordable care act. tennessee senator bob corker is among seven people scheduled to meet with the trump team today. he's emerged as a viable contender for secretary of state, as insiders clash over mitt romney for that job. romney's in new york for a second meeting with the president elect today. wisconsin. "i'm confident that the president-elect is gonna win." it's going to cost three and a half million dollars. green party candidate jill stein - who requested the recount - says they raised the money overnight. "almost 140,000 donors have stood up to say, 'we deserve an election system that we can have confidence in.'" but experts tell nbc recounts in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania are unnecessary. "it was very clear that fraud was not
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happening as a result of this." pennsylvania republicans say the recount is "totally and completely without merit." michigan republicans are urging hillary clinton to publicly ask jill now back to you. trump also spent an hour yesterday with retired general david patraeus -- another contender -- for secretary of state. its coming up -- today, you have the chance to hfr who could lead one of our state universities, plus -- an effort to make sure the bird flu doesn't devastate iowa again. the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is up next. "you're watching kwwl,
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reported across eastern iowa -- this in other parts of the country -- the first major snowstorm of the season. this is a look at utah which received several inches yesterday -- with more on the way today. from snow out west -- to unseasonably warm weather in iowa recently -- let's find out what we can expect in the coming days. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist rachael peart now
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7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the southnd times but for the most part won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern iowa. the best chance would be in our northern counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. temperatures
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for all. we dry out late week as high pressure tracks in but sunshine might not return until friday. weekend outlook: we will have mainly sunny skies for saturday but computer models are not in agreement about sunday. some keep it sunny, others bring in some precipitation. we will watch it carefully. behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the south. winds could be a little breezy at times but for the most part won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a few flurries overnight...there most likely will not be any accumulation by sunrise on wednesday. wednesday brings the potential for a light rain/snow mix across eastern
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counties but won't rule out seeing a mix toward the south. temperatures tomorrow will be cooler. behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s to the north and low 50s to the most part won't be an issue. tonight, additional clouds begin to track in ahead of a weather-maker that could bring a mix across eastern iowa. the we dry out late week as high its eastern iowans will soon have a new place to shop for groceries. today in iowa continues -- next. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] we've got a problem, friend. half off any smartphone for anyone who switches? what's the problem?
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phone. even these? yeah, any smartphone. call the big guy! [ bell dings ] santa? no, jingles. [ knuckles crack ] [ spits ] ooo. ouch. [ neck cracks ] [ darien ] switch and get half off any smartphone.
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chance to meet the first finalist in the running to be u-n-i's next president. neil theobald seed temple from 20-12 until august of this year. he'll visit campus today. there's a public forum this afternoon -- beginning at 2-30 in the old central ballroom of maucker union. there are three finalists -- each will visit campus this week. the second finalist will be announced this morning. the board of regents meets next week to pick the new president. the flight log for a university president is getting a second look. iowa state's president has taken heat for his personal use of school . steven leath is being audited by
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hard landing of an i-s-u plane following a vacation. leath initially didn't believe the log was public record -- but later gave over the log to be reviewed. the head of iowa's ag department is -- once again -- asking state leaders for money to fight the bird flu. iowa's ag secretary is asking for 5-hundred- thousand dollars. that money would be used to train farmers in the event there's another outbreak. last year -- the bird flu killed 48- million birds nationwide -- half of store in iowa -- setting its sights on eastern iowa. trader joe's will open a store aat the iowa river landing in coralville next yeaar. the only current trader joes location in the state is in des moines -- but the company has more than 450 stores in 41 we now know the name of the new elementary school coming to cedar falls. the cedar falls school board voted to name it bess streeter aldrich elementary. she's an author who was born in cedar falls in 1881. she went to iowa state normal
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its we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist rachael peart next. eileen is back with another
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track seven forecast. behind the cold front yesterday, today will be mild in comparison. partly cloudy skies will continue through daytime hours. highs today will be above average in the mid 40s thanks for joining us, the today show is next and we'll be back in 25 minutes with more news and
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good morning. breaking news. a charter plane crashes in colombia. 81 people on board, including a professional soccer team. this morning, five survivors pulled from the wreckage. tennessee burns. mandatory evacuations ordered in two resort towns. flames now at the edge of the famous dollywood resort, and this nearby hotel where guests appear to be trapped inside. officials believe arson is to blame. we're live with the latest. is he a terrorist? new images emerge of the man behind the attack at ohio state univsier.ty >> there's a guy crashed his car

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