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got you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa... at a tour to thank his supporters -- donald trump surprises the crowd by plus... a man live- streams himself on facebook -- going over more than one-hundred miles an hour through traffic. and an effort to show people returning home for the holidays -- all the good things in i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off.
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with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. eileen on camera 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: we still have plenty of clouds out there this morning and we will keep them much of the morning and probably won't change much with northwesterly winds at 5 to 10 mph this morning and through the day. we will keep mainly cloudy skies won't warm up much... highs will only be in the mid 30s to low saturday night... i'll have more coming up in a few minutes.
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president-elect donald trump begins his post- election "thank you" tour. his first rally was in ohio yesterday. the stop is expected to be one in a series of stops in states that trump won on election night. in his speech -- trump vowed to unify the nation.. and put america's interests first... "now that you put me in this done, believe me don't worry about it. it would be easier if you helped, but that's all trump also making a big announcement at the rally -- trump will nominate marine corps general, james mattis for secretary of defense. trump referred to mattis by his nickname "mad dog" ... describing him as "a true general's general." mattis retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the u-s central command. continuing coverage this morning of a deadly plane crash. the mayor of the home of the
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team when the jet hit a mountainside. the mayor said he went to the to brazil. 71 people died -- only 6 survived. a wake is planned in brazil this weekend. this morning -- a first-hand look at some of the damage left behind by deadly wildfires. the streets of gatlinburg, tennessee appear empty as the area is recovering. 11 people have now died in wildfires burning in tennessee. more than 14- thousand the wildfires spread monday night. more than 17- thousand acres have burned so far -- damaging or destroying dozens of homes and businesses. firefighters there taking this well-deserved rest. they'd been working for about 30 straight hours before this happened. all of these fire- fighters returned home without injury. nearly a dozen people were taken hostage during a robbery attempt at a florida bank. deputies say the suspect made
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gun at their heads. he eventually released 11 hostages. deputies say two other hostages who were hiding in the building helped the swat team enter the building. "it was like a dream, i couldn't air i know he meant business, so it was kind of scary. it was real scary." thankfully, no one got hurt. a seven year old dies after a school van is involved in a crash. investigators in texas t it was rear-ended by a pick-up truck. a seven-year-old girl died and 11 others were injured. all are listed in fair condition. the cause of the crash is being investigated, but police believe the sun may have blinded the truck driver as it came over a hill. four middle school students and two adults hurt when a private school bus crashes through a wall near a home. this happening in florida. police say a car did not stop at a stop sign and the bus swerved to avoid hitting it, but ending
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injuries -but did have to be taken to the hospital. driving more than one-hundred miles per hour -- weaving in an out of traffic -- and streaming it all live on facebook. according to rhode island state police -- the driver lost control of the car, hit a dump truck and crashed into a barrier. he's now in the hospital in critical condition -- and if he recovers -- will likely face charges. five thousand dollars worth of damage after a car hits a cow in eastern iowa. fayette county -- along 210th street west of hawkeye. the sheriff's office there says a 24-year-old woman hit the cow while driving west bound. the woman and her two passengers were not hurt. buzz aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is recovering at a new zealand hospital after being evacuated from the south pole. the former nasa astronaut was visiting antarctica - as a tourist - when he got sick. the tour company said he had
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aldrin is 86 years old. in a kwwl follow-up -- a book, some consider controversial, will still be allowed in one area school district. one parent brought forward a complaint against the book the perks of being a wallflower. but after a lengthy meeting ..that book can still be used. the committee "i think what stuck out most to me was just the fact of how much this book can really impact people. there were so many people who said they they have issues and they're not alone, and i think that's a really big part." the parent who brought forward the complaint asked for teachers to give parents the heads up when a school district in virginia considering banning classic novels - after a parent filed a complaint about racial slurs used in the books. adventures of huckleberry finn... "i don't want to see it happen
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both books are classics read in classrooms across the country. five years in prison for receiving child porn. forrest rindels -- of waterloo -- entered a guilty plea earlier this year. he must also pay a one-thousand a former iowa businessman will serve three years on b kelly freese must also pay more than one-million dollars to lincoln savings bank in waterloo. freese was indicted in 20-13 while living in brazil -- he returned to the u-s this year. he says he ran into financial trouble after buying brazilian land to farm. authorities say freese overstated assets when applying for bank loans. wells fargo funds genocide. that's according to some protesters against the dakota access pipeline. they're demanding wells fargo stop funding companies helping to build the pipeline.
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"it's being built in a place in a place thats going to poison the waters of people who have already been targeted by genocide by the united states." the pipeline would run through four states including iowa but the biggest protests have been in north dakota. ace hardware on the defense -- denying its banning sales to pipeline protesters. it comes following rumors on social media -- claiming law enforcement was asking ace dw that coule be used at the camps where pipeline protesters are gathering. ace says it has not banned any sales. more than a hundred employees in the area will soon be without a job. it's happening at transamerica in cedar rapids. the company will be offering separation benefits for those 120 laid off employees. campus tours wrapping up with the final candidate for uni's presidential search speaking to students and staff. kwwl's jessica hartman has an
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one of three three men to lead uni. three men -- each believing they know what is best for growing the uni community. first theobald - "i love that uni's history is so tied to teaching, uni's provost and current interim president jim wohlpart. marry it to a vocation so they can go out in the world and offer themselves to the world." university billings. nook - "there is a value hartman "three candidates with a strong background in education. but the question the cedar valley is asking, 'can we
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little insight kwwl spoke with iowa house representative and while. i think, with all three something you can't gaurentee." rogers says it is important the new president truely bleeds purple and carries potiential candidates give a different perspective. it depends on who we think is going to be the best or wise or passionate about uni. that is kind of the choices." that was jessica hartman reporting. state senator jeff danielson tells us uni's next president needs to grow the student population .. and improve job placement rates through alumni
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notice something new at businesses in the cedar valley this holiday season. the greater cedar valley alliance and chamber... teamed up with a cedar falls artist. together... they're making and handing out coasters to businesses throughout the cedar valley. they're designed to remind people home for the holidays that they can be succesful and happy here in the cedar valley.. they don't and get them to start talking. "when people see this it kind of sparks that interest, like hey this is waht the cedava of people, the community. all the opportunities that you can have by just staying and living and growing here." they just started distributing them around.. there will be three different designs handed out through new years. these coasters were all handed out to businesses for free. every fisherman has a story about the one that got away. but a man has a fish story
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"well, when i hooked up with him i felt like i had something really big" at that moment last sure he was going to be able to pull it out of the water. "i was expecting him to snap the line." because brewington says he was not using a big rod. "on a small reel." somehow... the line held as brewington battled for 30 minute t the fish. to lose him." after all that.. it's still the biggest fish on his record. "i feel pretty good about it. i so what do you do with a
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catfish? ryan said he released it back in the river. it's coming up on today in iowa.... whose in charge of the holiday budget -- it depends who you ask. plus... no money as a reward for information -- but you could get free cake for the rest of your life. "you're watching kwwl,
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the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it. all prized cuts, all well-marbled for richness and flavor. this is where those three wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them, and that seals in the juices of the burger. it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger.
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast.
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information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: tomorrow with some snow tracking in saturday night with rain and snow on sunday. we much over the last couple of days... and pretty much the same to the west, although a few 20s show up here and there. winds are mainly west bothering us all week... it will finally start to track away from snow to the area saturday night with some rain mixing in on sunday as temperatures warm up. we will be pretty static today and tomorrow with 30s and 40s over
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highs in the mid 30s to low 40s and northwest winds at 5-10 mph. tonight we drop to the low to mid 20s with northwest winds and mostly cloudy skies. more clouds on saturday with winds turning to the southwest... highs in the mid 30s to low 40s again. snow showers track through saturday night with rain and snow sunday. we could see around an inch of snow before it melts as highs climb into the low 40s. we stay dry and mild on monday before the next, stronger, system tracks in for the middle of the week. there is still no consistency between models or even model runs, so confidence is low about who will see what type of precip. we will have a chance of rain and snow in the area. the only thing for sure is that it will be breezy for the system and cold by the end of the week. niagara falls is looking a lot
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on saturday with winds turning to the southwest... highs in the mid 30s to low 40s again. snow showers track through saturday night with rain and snow sunday. we could see around an inch of snow before it melts as highs climb into the low 40s. we stay dry and mild on monday before the next, stronger, system tracks in for the middle of the week. there is still no consistency between models or even model runs, so confidence is low about who will see what type the only thing for sure is that brighter. a ceremony unveiled a 4- million-dollar l-e-d lighting system, which projects from ontario across the river and onto both the falls. people from all around the world can now enjoy these changing "it took awhile for the led wanted to light it" the lights are environmentally friendly too. although the lights are much
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in iowa.... seats used to keep kids safe -- could end their lives. recall details for you this morning. plus... not your typical mugshot. this man had his big red bird perched on his shoulder. stay with k-w-w-l, we've got you covered. we think church is more than a place to go at christmastime. we think church can happen anywhere and anytime. we think church can happen when gifts change lives a world away. when giving your time, gives someone new hope. when opening hearts, inspires joy. and when we remember where it all began. that's finding the true meaning of christmas. that's what it means to rethink church.
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thousands of baby bath seats and chairs are being recalled for a drowning hazard. the recall involves all
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chairs intended for children six months old and up. the product fails to meet federal safety standards and can tip over while a baby is in it, posing a drowning hazard. the seats were sold online -- if you have one - stop using it and contact the website you bought it from for a full refund. this morning the bureau of labor statistics will release job numbers for the month of will show at least 175-thousand jobs were added last month... but the figure could top 200-thousand. her? a recent study finds there's a massive divide between how men and women think they spend money. the survey found 68 percent of women say they or another female is primarily responsible for their household's holiday shopping. however... just 30 percent of men said that a woman is in charge of it. blame the turtle doves. buying the 12 days of christmas
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last year. the price of turtles doves alone went up 85- dollars. if you bought all the first listed, it would cost you more than 34- thousand dollars. a sweet reward after a bakery is vandalized. the owners believe someone used a b-b gun to shatter the florida shop's large picture glass window. instead of offering money for information leading to an arrest, the bakery owners are offering a free cake each month for life. every day.. a police mug shot that includes a big red bird. it's owner in oregon left the bird in a tree during his court hearing -- but ended up in jail for violating the terms of his release agreements. expressing concern for his feathered friend, a security deputy, also worried about the bird's safety and well-being, decided to allow it inside. one of the deputy's friends agreed to care for the bird.
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president obama and first lady michelle obama light the national christmas tree for the
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we've never been to florida before.
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e on, they're your responsibility. well, honey, don't worry about them. i'm going to put them right over here where i know where they are. okay. there they are! well, maybe they'd be a lot safer over there. yeah. if i ever lost them, i'd never hear the end of it. maybe you better use my wallet, mommy. oh, no, honey. now, that's just for you. i'll leave them right here in the desk. i know they'll be perfectly safe in there.
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good morning. hi. what's the matter? now, ethel, don't get panicky. now, ethel, don't get panicky. i'll find them. lucy! don't tell me you've lost our train tickets. don't get panicky, ethel. (drawers banging in other room) ethel? what? get panicky.
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oh, if ricky finds out about this, he'll kill me. not this time he won't. i intend to do the job myself. now, ethel, don't get excited. look, all i have to do is call him on the telephone and tell him to wire me some more money. oh, yeah, that'll be great, except for one thing. what's that? they're out on a boat where they can't be reached. oh, darn it. honestly, lucy. well, maybewehave enough to buy two more train tickets. how much money did fred leave you? $18 and a half a sheet of green stamps. well, let's see now. i have $32.24. that's over $50. that's not nearly enough for two train fares to florida. oh. well, um... is it enough for one train fare and... and one half-fare
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it is not. well, maybe one of us could go. which one? the one of us that has a little child down there that needs her? oh, no, you don't. either we both go to florida or nobody goes. all right, all right. there must be some way for both of us to get down there. okay. how? well... i know! by sharing a ride! sharing a ride? sure. in a car. you know, people are always looking for passengers to share the cost of gas and stuff. here they are. now, let's see. here's one. ? la-la-la-la! ?
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oom than one. no, it's really quite roomy. isn't it, ethel? oh, roomy isn't the word for it. in fact, the word for it is cramped. mrs. grundy, i'm getting a little hungry. so am i. after all, we have been on the road since 6:30 this morning. well, we've got to push on if we're going to get to florida in 2 1/2 days. well, i know, but it's 1:30 already. don't you think we better start looking for a place to eat? d dawdle for things like lunch. well, aren't you ever going to stop and eat? oh! didn't i tell you to pack a lunch? no, you didn't tell us to pack a lunch. we thought we'd stop along the road. all you'll find on the road are hot dog and hamburger stands. well, what's that you're eating?
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guess you wouldn't find too many watercress sandwich stands along the road. care to try one? no, i don't... ah! i'd love to. help yourself. oh, thank you. thank you! oh, boy. there you are, lucy. like it? not bad. not bad at all. very tasty... if you like buttered grass. i love buttered grass. ?? if you have moderate to severe ulcerative colitis or crohn's, very tasty... if you like buttered grass.
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few more holes in them than yesterday.. however, we won't changes tomorrow, but we do get into an active weather pattern starting saturday night... i'll have more coming up in a few minutes. continuing coverage this morning three killed were his co- "we heard a large boom sound, along with one of the victims - focused on the victims... more than a hundred people gathered people of all ages, and you are this is going to hit pickup truck. a driav -- and then crashed into the store. part of the building collapsed. weak system tracking in for tomorrow night... that will bring some snow to the area saturday night with some rain mixing in on
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pretty static today and tomorrow with 30s and 40s over most of the midwest both days. mostly cloudy skies rule the kwwl viewing area today with highs in the mid 30s to low 40s and northwest winds at 5-10 mph. tonight we drop to the low to mid 20s with northwest winds and mostly cloudy skies. more clouds on saturday with winds turning to the southwest... highs in the mid 30s to low 40s again. snow showers track through saturday night with rain and snow sunday. we could see around an inch of snow before it melts as stay dry and mild on monday before the next, stronger, system tracks in for the middle of the week. there is still no consistency between models or even model runs, so confidence is low about who will see what type of precip. we will have a chance of rain and snow in the
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security cameras capture an ef-1 tornado slamming a school. it happened in atlanta this week. powerful winds swept through the region. at least one tree was caught toppling on camera. the national weather service is still investigating several possible tornados that slammed four other counties as well. it's coming up on today in iowa.... a turbulent return for tiger woods. after a hot start -- he stumbles late. plus... no red suit here. this santa claus got himself a
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the butterburger is made of just three cuts of fresh midwest beef. nothing more, nothing less. so we got the sirloin, the chuck and the plate. no fillers; that's it.
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this is where those three wonderful cuts of beef come together. you can just tell that blend is working in there. and we sear them, and that seals in the juices of the burger. it doesn't get any better than that. and that's the culver's butterburger. welcome to delicious! into a deadly crash at an iowa walmart. an employee says two of the three killed were his co- workers. a pickup tr afternoon. three people died -- two were injured. a woman who works nearby describes what she heard to kwwl just moments after... "we heard a large boom sound, wal-mart, inside walmart. and then we heard over the loud-speaker that walmart announced please evacuate the building over the loud-speaker and saw people coming out of the
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the driver of the pickup truck - along with one of the victims - as police investigate the crash... the pella community is focused on the victims... more than a hundred people gathered at a church to remember those killed. the pastor opened the door to people of all ages, and denominations. he believes the entire community is in need of prayer during a time like this... you are this is going to hit you. it's a tragedy." people also prayed for the driver behind the wheel of the pickup truck. a bar is facing setbacks after a restaurant fire next door causes more damage than expected. the fire happened months ago in cedar rapids-- but moose mcduffy's is still working to overcome heavy smoke damage. now -- demolition has taken place, to rebuild the bar... "we've had to remove our the only thing we were actually
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they plan to re- open by mid february. a fire breaks out at a salvage yard. it happened in belmont, wisconsin. that about 30 minutes from dubuque. the owner says six employees were on site when the fire broke out -- but none of them got hurt. he says they'll work with investigators to figurt it's been one year today since a couple opened fire at a holiday party. it happened in san bernardino, california. 14 people died -- 21 others were injured. the couple was later killed in a shootout with police. a memorial bike ride happening this morning and a community gathering tonight. a tragic story this morning. a 14 year old boy has been charged in the shooting deaths of his mother and younger brother. the bodies were found in their home in pennsylvania -- with a gunshot to the head.
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dispatchers that his father shot his mother and brother. he later changed his story -- telling troopers that if his father would have been home -- "this is a very horrific time down here in the new stanton area. to have two individuals shot in their home while they're sleeping is traumatic." the teen faces two counts of criminal homicide and tun he's being charged as an adult. four police officers receive an award -- after saving a man's life. you're looking at what happened at a miami airport back in october. the man collapsed in the t- s-a line. other passengers tried to help him. that's when four officers rushed in. they did c-p-r and used a defibrillator machine to get his heart started before paramedics arrived. this week -- officers received their award -- and it was given he calls the officers angels... "these men and women go out
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of their training... i was basically surrounded by angels that day because i talked to my one of the officers says he's happy they could be there to help. onto the white house transition... president-elect donald trump. a spokesman said there would be no more cabinet announcements until next week -- but trump let one slip during a rally last night. tracie potts tells us who it "we are going to appoint mad announcing it til monday so don't tell anybody." a surprise
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faces an uphill battle for confirmation -- he needs a special civilian waiver because he's only been retired three years. this morning, mr. trump's back in new york after applauding a thousand carrier manufacturing jobs not moving to mexico. "companies are not going to leave the united states anymore without consequences, not gonna happen." but 13-hundred carrier ours also." "we feel like we've been forgotten." after last night's rally... today it's back to work on the transition. the secretary mr. trump told fox last night he's narrowed his supreme court nominee
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tracie potts, nbc news, washington. the search for u-n-i's next leader is in its final days -- with the third and final candidate on campus with his vision for u-n-i. doctor mark nook graduated from iowa state university with his master's degree in astro-physics. he says he's excited to be back -- and says there's more to a that's why they're here. we also have to lphe them meet all of their professional goals. get them ready for their job and help them with their transition into their career." according to the board of regents -- they're hoping to make a decision by next tuesday. if a bill passes -- it would force wells fargo to face its victims of fake accounts in court.
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from using fine print buried in customer agreements. the bank has admitted some customers had their credit scores damaged, while others were hit by unwarranted fines. all it takes is a single search warrant -- and federal agents can search millions of americans' computers and cell phones. a bipartisan group of senators tried to stop the rule from taking effect. but -- republican senate leaders denied their requests for a vote. the justice department says the updated rule is needed to heem down cyber criminals. another iowa police department is starting to wear body cameras. the marshalltown police department will have 26 body cameras. they'll be activated on all calls, traffic stops and other encounters with the public. police there plan to keep the video stored for up to 6- months a man is ringing his way into
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a missouri man is attempting to break the world record of ringing the salvation army bell. he needs to go for more than 150 hours straight. he's allowed short breaks if he needs them. his mission began monday and he won't break the record until sunday! at the end or it seems like we've made a turn in this, so that's good." once again many of us here at kwwl are competing in a "metal in the kettle" contest for the salvation army. tomorrow -- you can visit kristin rogers at the coralville walmart from ten in the morning until
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course -- playing his first tournament round in nearly 16 months. he's been recovering from back surgery. he was on fire early on -- but a ball in the water. he currently ranked last in the field of 18. iowa native zach johnson is ranked 16th. a very busy night on n-h-l ice. 12 games on the schedule -- and check out this goal. the sabres send the puck on goal from behind the red line..... and after a strange bounce, the puck slips into the net. forget the red suit -- this santa wears black glasses, blue jeans and a sweater. a mall in portland, oregon giving santa a makeover this holday season. he's being called "hipster santa." he's got tattoos, piercings and a man bun! four legged heroes return home. thirteen retired bomb detection dogs took their first steps on american soil in houston after a
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serving their nation and keeping our troops safe. now... the pups are getting ready for a well-deserved life of rest and relaxation. an organization hopes to have the dogs in new homes in time for christmas. eileen loan is back with another check of your storm track seven forecast. mostly cloudy today and tomorrow with highs in the mid 30s to low sunday. a larger system tracks in for the middle of the week. cool down by the end of the week.
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now on today in iowa... on a tour to thank his
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secretary of defense. plus... love the valley. an effort to show people returning home for the holidays -- all the good things in eastern iowa. and no money as a reward for information -- but you could get free cake for the rest of your life. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is . good morning, i'm ally crutcher. jerry has the day off. we still have plenty of clouds out there this morning and we will keep them much of the day. temps haven't changed much from the last few days... we are still in northwesterly winds at 5 to 10 mph this morning and through the day. we will keep mainly cloudy skies today, although there may be a few more holes in them than yesterday.. however, we won't

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