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starting to freeze up during the type of stuff."." we're told the children are in good condition- but the mother, ashley calfee, is atthe hospital getting further treatment for smoke inhalation. the home was destroyed in the fire -- and the cause is under investigation. we're continuing to foll this story and we''l have more on this at 5 and 6. an iowa man is sentenced to 25 years in prison. police say tad walker of anamosa was arrested in a traffic stop after they found -- 19-grams of meth and materials used to distribute meth. he's charged with possession and intent to deliver -- and will serve a mandatory third of the sentence. today, governor branstad visits waterloo west high school for a career opportunities presentation. this comes one week after voters overwhelmingly turned down a proposal for a career and technical center. last night the school board met
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vote. members of the bond committee were surprised by the election results after doing four years of research, surveys, and town different options. we want to would like to sit down at the table and say why did you vote no." the committe is headingngback to the drawing board now -- but the district isn't giving up on the a big story today -- a former governor versus our ccrrent governor as democrats and republicans battle over medicaid. chet culver is holding town hall meetings in coralville and cedar rapids today to talk about governor branstad's plan to privatize medicaid. many democrats criticize the governor's plan, which affetcs hundreds of thousands of iowans. culver said last week the move could put people's health at system. branstad is fiiing back... that kind of partisanship should have no place in trying to deliver the best health care to the citizens of iowa."
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hasn'' been able to show his plan would actually save money. a bill is already in the works at the statehouse to repeal the governor's actions....as lawmakers hear stories ffm iowans... "a lalay got up and said i have a alternatives are and which way he should go." the democratic- led senate does acknowledge governor branstad could veto the bill. we'll have more on this at 5 and 6. a decision to boost a shooting sports program is causing outrage from alumni at an iowa college it's gaining popularity at simpson college, and now the school plans to hire a full-time coach. opponents say it not only promotes guns on campus but it's against the college's religious beliefs.. but the president believes the program will not put students or staff in harms way... 'what we are talking about is a off any of the academic areas of the campus and any of the
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the college expects to hire a full-time coach soon. people are recovering after a california gas station canopy collapses on two cars -- thile maintenance workers were on the roof. the men were up there inspecting cracks in the awning... when the cracks suddenly got much bigger. while one of the men had a minor injury... the fire captain says they both - - quotee "got quite a a de." no democrats and republicans are standing outside polling places smiling today. shaking hands.. hoping to make one last impression on new hampshire voters. tracie potts has more on the final push. (nat sot) hillary: "you one of the five am morning... hoping for another new hampshire meback. (sot h hllary clinton / (d) ) presiddntial candidate :12-:16) "we're going to keep working literally until the last vote is cast and counted." her team's still knocking on doors: (sot eric bottcher / clinton
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"at 7p, 8p on tuesday, they're gonna get a phone call, have you voted yet. you haven't voted yet? do you need a ride?" overcoming a double- digit deficit on the last day is chrisie / (r) presidential candidate :33-:39) "as we've seen with bill clinton ben carson greeted voters this morning. candidate :44-:47 too short to super) "this is a place where kasich, ted cruz and marco rubio rubio / (r) better turn tonight." polling places are clerk - manchester, nh 1:03- 5,000 to 6,000 on this one." the critics worry new hampshire's new voter i-d law could suppress turnout. people who show up today without i-d must have their photo taken, or they can't vote. i'm tracie potts in
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nightly news will be broadcasting from new hampshire today. nbc also plans to provide live updates during primetime tonight. today people are celebrating big-- as mardi gras is under way in the big easy. as usual the folks in new orleans are ending carnival season in style. the zulu crewe kicked off tuesday's festivities the only way they know how... with a parade. ash wednesday, of course, is tomorrow. coming up... some babies have warmer heads this winter, thanks to one eastern iowa woman who spends a lot of time making hats for hospitals. and, u're gonna hollll because gas
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we'll be right back with your storm track seven forecast. wind speeds are still 15 to 25 "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered, with ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is the kwwl "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrackk7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it will stay windy and cold today with some blowing and drifting, but not to the extent we had yesterday in portions of the viewing area. a few more snow showers tra in tomorrow and we will stay cold for the week, too. winds are still 15 to 2 2 mph from the northwest with gusts to 30 mph.... they will stay strong all day and won't really die down until tomorrow morning. we still have
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on area roadways...and some lower visibilities in places. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras shows that we can't quite get rid of the clouds completely, although the sun is trying to come out. it isn't helping the temperatures, though.... they are still in the single digits and teens in our viewing area and across the state. wind chills are below zero over almost the entire state... and will probably stay there for a couple of days. the low that brought iowa yesterday is hung up in the atlantic. eventually it will be able to move and we will see it track away and allow the next disturbance in... that will happen tomorrow and bring sooe snow showers ack to the state...although it shouldn't be as windy as
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though... highs range from the single digits to the 50s in the gion today with even some 60s pushing toward wichita tomorrow... however, most of us won't be so lucky... we stay in the teens. our temps won't change much today d we will kee the northwest winds gusty. blowing and drifting will keep happening, but at a manageable level today. tonight the winds will start to die down, but temps will op below zero and wind chillll will drop to -25 in some areas by morning. wednesday has a few snow showers with highs only in the single digits to mid teens and winds around 5 to 15 mph. we stay cold this week with highs only in the teens and lows around zero. another round of snow showers will track through on friday with a more organized system
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fraternity brothers in north dakota finding a way to take the annual freeze-a-thon rat memberssrace the cold,d, asking cars to pull over -- all to raise money for a child care center. and they did it in sub-zero wind chills and 40-mile- an-hour wind gusts. a highway 20 intersection in dubuque county could become safer. the d-o-t plans to improve the area along 20 and swiss valley road. that area has seen many crashes over the years. people living in the area say so the d-o-t plans to widen the lanes... "really haven't gotten too much input, some favorable some objections. it's both ways...it affects everybody, one way or another." the first phase of the project is set to start in 20-19 and will take aboo a year to finish. it could cost 26 mmllion dollars. coming up....
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spreading the love to babies by making hats for newborns. and, new findings in what caused the e- coli break out at chipotle restaurants you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in tama, tripola, fairbank and all of eastern iowa
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for one of the babbies between holidays..." a mom whos crocheted over 200 hats for babies at allen hospital... mom- "its great to know that for newborn and premature babbies.. "cmon honey" (video of baby) as well as still born babbies... lacy- "to me it's acknowledging that they are a baby to..." she says she's giving back to a place that helped her through a time of loss.... "i had six pregnancy losses..." a lot of loss until she in themselves..." lacy had them prematurally... she spent 50 days at allen where tiny hats.. helped keep her 3 pound newborns warm teaches you to wear a stocking hat when its cold..." the twins are now two years old... and they're the reason lacy keeps croching... "usually hats like this i wouud
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"i already have some ideas for saint patrick's day hats..." lacy says she likes to have hats available year round... she makes holiday-themed hats -- and as amanda mentioned - also made some for the super bowl this past weekend. coming up.... no motivation to hit the gym? have no fear --well you're not alone-- details ahead and, soon you might be planning a couple more road trips since--gas may soon be just a dollar! this is kwwl-- we'll be right back. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and
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if you're just not feelingto hit the gym today.... you're not alone. gyms have dubbed today.. the day people tend to fall off a "fitness cliff." new year's resolutions to exercise have stopped motivating
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never be as high again for the rest of the year. it's never too late to get back into the groove though.... fitness experts suggest changing up your exercise routine and partnering with workout buddies to keep the momentum going. chipotle blames sick employees for recent outbreaks linked to its restaurants. the chain shut down all of its locations nationwide for a company-wide food safety meeting yesterday. while sick employees are being blamed for the norovirus outbreaks -- chipotle says the salmonella outbreak is due to tomatoes. however -- the company still does not know what caused the e-coli outbreaks. gas for only a dollar. it's almost a reality in parts of the country. according to triple a -- oklahoma city has gas at just one-eleven a gallon. and gasbuddy reports at least eight states have stations offering gas for as low as 1-25 a gallon. that includes a sams club in ankeny. coming up on kwwl, the mister food test kitchen....we're
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cake that is guaranteed to keep the party going but first, a look at your latest numbers from wall street and the it's fat tuesday and that who've had the chance to celebrate mardi gras in "naw- lins" it's probably something
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is going strong is eating something called a king cake. let me show you our easy version. all we do is separate each biscuit from a package of refrigerated biscuits into three pieces. once they are, we dip each piece into some melted butter before placing them in a pie plate coated with cinnamon sugar. after each layer goes down, we sprinkle on even more cinnamon sugar until all the
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there is any leftover butter, drizzle that on top. it's customary to hide a small that tradition in a minute. once it's baked, we finish it with a simple 2-ingredient glaze and decorate it with purple, green, and gold sugar which represents justice, faith and power. i do hope you'll go online and get the recipe for our, "mardi gras king cake," which is simply to-die- for. and whoever gets the baby i'm howard, with kelly in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found a "festive way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered. this is the
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now on the kwwl news at noon. a man is facing charges after throwing a live gator through a drive thru window. plus why this 5-year-old is having a hard time picking a valentine and, an interesting new art trend that involves your morning cup of joe. welcome back to the news at noon.. i'm ally crutcher let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for
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winds remain strong today... still from the northwest. they there is still some drifting going on and some blowing with visibilities below 2 miles at times. it is cold, too, with temps still in the single digits to mid teens and feeling much colder... wind chills are from 5 to 15 below zero. there won't be much two. we will stay cold this week and will see a few more rounds of snow showers. underway for the first in the nation presidential primary. as many as one in five likely voters...are undecided walking into the polls today. if donald trump and bernie sanders win ...as expected... all eyes will be on how strongly hillary clinton runs ... and who runs second in the gop. voters in a handful of towns, including in the famously first dixville notch, are the first to cast votes in new hampshire. under
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less than 100 people can open polls at midnight and close once voters have cast their ballots. john kasich and bernie sanders came out on top for dixville notch's total of nine voters. meanwhile, former new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he's still considering a run for president this year. bloomberg telling the financial times he's considering all his options when it comes to the presidency....the first time he's spoke openly about a potential bid. the decision time could be soon. bloomberg admits he would need to start getting his name on ballots by early march to stage a serious campaign. a kwwl follow-up now: eastern iowa's most wanted animal is off the streets. william the goat escaped a research lab at the university of iowa about 10 days ago. the university says it found the animal monday afternoon -- near 1st avenue and auburn east lane. that's between coralville and north liberty. the university says william's in good shape. meanwhile--last year sets a record for shark attacks.
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30 of those in florida -- including one where a waterloo woman helped save a relative. she was being bitten by a shark. she spent the rest of her vacation in a hospital. six people died in shark attacks last year. the previous world record was 88 attacks in 2000. a parachuter is recovering this afternoon-- after being rescued from being stuck on a power pole. a witness took these pictures you're seeing... the man was training and following beihind his squad-- when he drifted toward this power pole. a florida highway patrol trooper spotted him hanging and immediately called for help. the power was shut down as firefighters safely rescued the man. a mother in labor and a nervous father were rushing to the hospital -- when they got pulled over. by the time the alabama state trooper realized what was going on, it was time for him to take matters into his own hands... when she said it was coming... she said it was coming. the baby was delivered in the car with the help of the trooper and
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woman's husband. a bishop in omaha says an intruder fired shots in his home --but he was able to scare the gunman away. ...by using a laundry basket. larry helm and his wife heard something downstairs, and when they went to check, someone starting shooting. so before the suspect could continue firing, the bishop did what he could to protect himself. he grabbed a laundry basket full of clothes and threw them at the shooter. at church, they compared his story to david and goliath... "he had a rock, i had a basket bed. no problem i understand.'" police were quick to respond...and are working to find the culprit. a florida man is facing assault charges after authorities say he threw an alligator through an open wendy's drive-thru window. authorities say this 23-year-old
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up to the drive-thru for his order. after a server handed over a drink and turned around, the man reached into the back of his truck and tossed the 3-and-a-half foot gator through the window. his parents say the incident was a harmless prank, that's been blown out of proportion... : he's not a bad kid. he's a and you're saying he is not a violent person. absolutely not. it was a total prank" he faces charges of aggravated assault and unlawful possession and transportation of an alligator. there's a very important guest on board this private plane that landed in pittsburgh. a baby two-toed sloth was the guest of honor. the sloth was flown in from florida to his new home... "they're such unique animals. natural for a sloth is a first step in being able to provide high- quality care for them."
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outreach and education programs. it'll also serve as an ambassador for rainforest species. today, the streets of denver will be packed to celebrate a super bowl champ. the broncos beat the panthers on sunday night to win super bowl 50. today fans will celebrate with the team at a parade in downtown denver. it wasn't disneyworld, but this is a close second for the super bowl winning quarterback. peyton manning is the center of attention at a parade in disneyland in california. manning told the today show he did not sleep on sunday night... he was up all night celebrating the super bowl win. and check out this tribute to peyton manning. this is at the university of tennessee....where a mural of a former u-t quarterback is no more. in its place...peyton manning. coincidentally...the artist...is a female named payton -- but spelled differently. now to another art form--- check this out- it's a surprising new art trend involving something you usually drink some painters are painting their masterpieces with instant
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this artist says coffee leaves unique patterns when it dries. he sells his coffee paintings for only about six dollars each. he says he started after noticing the pretty patterns in his morning coffee. coming up ... surfs up-- hawaiians are hoping to catch some massive waves in an annual surfing compeitition. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by on facebook. you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and stormtrack seven meteorologist will be
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with your storm track seven day
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: it will stay windy and cold today with some blowing and drifting, but not to the extent we had yesterday in portions of the viewing area. a few more snow showers track in tomorrow and we will stay cold for the week, too. winds are still 15 to 25 strong all day and won't really die down until tomorrow morning. we still have some drifting on area roadways...and some lower visibilities in places. stormtrack7 live weather network cameras shows that we can't quite get rid of the clouds completely, although the sun is trying to come out. it isn't helping the temperatures, though.... they are still in the single digits and teens in our viewing area and across the state. wind chills are below zero over almost the entire state... and will probably stay there for that brought the blizzard conditions to central iowa yesterday is hung up in the great lakes as a strong storm system tracks into the north atlantic. eventually it will be able to move and we will see it track away and and bring some snow showers back
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state...although it shouldn't be as windy as this last one! it stays cold, though... highs range from the single digits to the 50s in the region today with even some 60s pushing toward wichita tomorrow... however, most of us won't be so lucky... we stay in the teens. our temps won't change much today and we will keep the northwest winds gusty. blowing and drifting will keep happening, but at a manageable level today. tonight the winds will start to die down, but temps will drop below zero and wind chills will drop to -25 in some areas by morning. wednesday has a few snow showers with highs only in the single digits to mid teens and winds around 5 to 15 mph. we stay cold this week with highs only in the teens and lows with a more organized system for late sunday into monday. a photo of a good deed is being shared across eastern iowa... waterloo police officer lisa campbell is being recognized for helping out a man in a wheelchair who they can make it hard for some people to get around.
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specialist we spoke to has seen for years... he says although the americans with disabilities act has made sidewalk standards better, theres still a lot of work to be done... "you know they're budnled up too but they're exerting so much effort, they get tired, you iowa...
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campbell is being recognized for helping out a man in a they can make it hard for some people to get around. it's a problem a rehab specialist we spoke to has seen for years... he says although the americans with disabilities act has made sidewalk standards better, theres still a lot of work to be done... "you know they're budnled up they're just trying to get out in the community" he compares wheelchairs in the snow to cars--saying the wheels keep spinning but it's unable to move. in sunny hawaii on the island of oahu-- surfers are getting ready for a big wave competition. the event known as "the eddie" only runs when waves reach 20 feet or higher. by hawaiian standards - about 40 foot waves. surfers wait from december first until february 28th, hoping to catch a massive wave at the competition.
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today we have joran walker from the grout museum - he is going to show us some animals today! hours tuesday - saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. learn all about the animal kingdom while you get up close and personal with the
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invertebrates and amphibians. location: bluedorn science imaginarium 322 washington street waterloo, ia 50701 map
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today we have joran walker from the grout museum - he is going to show us some animals today! hours tuesday - saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. learn all about the animal kingdom while
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imaginarium's reptiles, invertebrates and amphibians. location: bluedorn science imaginarium 322 washington street waterloo, ia 50701 map contact: jordan walker (email) we'll be right back. one of the most talked-about
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were and this 5 year old is having trouble picking a valentine saturday's republican debate hosted by a-b-c -
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not- so-grand entrances. of a backstage handler told the worse. no one fell like miss america. no one got a did. or tripped over a red carpet... (nats) while singing their national anthem on skates. nope, awkward... starting when ben carson didn't respond to his name...for the obvious reason. (ben carson, (r) presidential candidate) "i couldn't hear it." ted cruz cruised by.... but donald trump likewise seemed to miss "jeb bush" brush by, with a tap and "and that is something you'll never see again...jeb bush passing donald trump." when the moderators finally introduced... "the republican candidates."
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christie volunteered... (gov. chris christie, (r) presidential candidate) "can i introduce kasich?" (moderator) wendy williams. which prompted a but then you get to your exit." remember when president bush...had trouble handling those locked door handles in china?" on the view, the hosts recreated the republican snafu... "michelle collins" as they made their entrance... but when it comes to hailing these chiefs... (nats) better hail them louder. jeanne moos cnn new york valentines day is this weekend--
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>> brady: hey. >> theresa: hey, uh, uh, don't worry. i'll be done with these in time for the meeting. >> brady: no, theresa, you don't--you don't have to be here. it--it's only nicole and me. it's just financial stuff. >> theresa: yeah, i know. i'll be ready. >> brady: there's no need for you to sit in, honey. it's okay. i thought you were gonna take tate for a walk, anyway. >> theresa: yeah, the sitter took him. i want to be here. >> brady: why? >> tresa: because i want
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