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middle and upper 20s. there could be a few patchy areas of fog across northern areas. monday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the mid 30s north to lower 30s south. there is a slight chance for a rain or snow shower on tuesday, but most of us will stay dry with a mostly cloudy sky. a lge storm system passes to our soutast wednesday and thursday, but will bring us windy conditions wednesday and thursdays with seasonable temperatures. colder air looks to move in next weekend. we will start the evening with a partly to mostly cloudy sky, with clouds increasing clouds during the overnight hours. however, we will stay dry with a light and variable wind and temperatures inthe middle and upper 20s. there could be a few patchy areas of fog across northern areas. monday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the mid 30s north to lower 30s south. there is a slight chance for a rain or snow shower on tuesday, but most of usswill stay dry with a mostly cloudy sky. a large storm
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and thursday, but will bring us windy conditions wednesday and thursdays with seasonable temperatures. colder air looks to move in next weekend. we will start the evening with a partly to mostly cloudy sky, with clouds increasing clouds during the overnight hours. however, we will stay dry with a light and varirile wind and temperatures in the middle and upper 20s. there could be a few patchy areas of fog across northern areas. monday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the mid 30s north tt lower 30s south. there is a slight chance for a rain or snow shower on tuesday, but most of us will stay dry with a mostly cloudy sky. a large storm system passes to our southeast wednesday and thursday, but will bring us winn thursdays with seasonable temperatures. colder weekend. we will start the evening with a partly to mostly cloudy sky, with clouds increasing clouds during the overnight hours. however, we will stay dry with a light and
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in the mddle and upper 20s. there could be a few patchy areas of fog across northern areas. monday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy. highs will be in the mid 30s north to lower 30s south. there is a slight chance for a rain or snow shower on tuesday, but most of us will stay dry with a mostly cloudy sky. a large storm system passes to our southeast wednesday and thursday, but will bring us windy conditios wednesday and thursdays with seasonable temperatures. colder air looks to move in next weekend. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we are expecting mostly cloudy skies on tuesday with temperatures in the 40s, but there is a
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odds of developing a type of liver disease. that's according to a medical journal that reviewed nine studies on the effects coffee. it says two cups a day could cut your chance of developing alcohol-related cirrhosis by 44- percent. good news for many -- but it's important to know that coffee does not balance all the negative side effects of alcohol on the liver. coming up on kwwl -- it's the highest honor of it's kind. and when yo see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you canano that by going to our page on facebook. you can also "like" our page to you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in tama, jesup, cedar rapids and all of
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after years iowa are awarded the highest honor kwwl's shirrey descorbeth is livevein dubuque with the
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shirley? family and friends came out to celebrate the achievements of 34 young men who are now eagle scouts. it's a rank that takes years to accomplish, but must be achieved before the age of 18 congratulations to the boys from northeast iowa are of the achievement, you know only 1-percent of scouts that join the program achieve this rank. so just, it's an honor to be here with these men in the room." earning eagle scout status takes several years of hard work and earning multiple merit badges. "being in the wilderness, with status takes several years of no cars, no motors, no cell phones, no electricity and no running water, really made me appreciatethe true beauty of part of a family legacy. "i'm pretty happy about it, my this moment. "he's advanced a lot faster then
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earned his about a year and three months before he turned 18." and after years of service, these young men say they're walking away with more than just an award. "you learn all these skills that'll help you throuuh life, a lot of things have helped me in like school, it's pretty fun." the young men also had to create a servicc project before achieving eagle scout status. they say this has been some of the best years of their lives. and they've met some of they're best friends in the organization. we've got you covered live in dubuque...shirley descorbeth... ...kwwl news. as a reminder -- the first eagle badge was earned in 19-12. since then -- more than 2-million
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next... we'll hear fromiowa state's coach as yclone big maa jameel mckay o oe again sits out a game with little explanation -- plus -- an amazing finish at the daytona 5-hundred as one driver takes the title in the closest finish in race history -- mark woodley joins us next.
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daytona 5-hundred -- now it's unlikely we'll have another finish all year long that's going to top
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rookie chase elliott would start on the pole -- the youngest driver to dooo in daytona history -- his race -- however -- would take a rough turn on the 19th lap -- getting loose -- he'd end up in the infield -- started first -- finished 37th -- but the finis -- is what has everyone talking -- denny hamlin dives under contact drops kenseth back in the pack on the bottom makes a run -- side by side coming to the line -- and it's hamlin winning by one-hundredth of a second -- the closest finish in race history -- check it out -- about one foot is the difference as denny hamlin wins the daytona 5-hundred -- we saw another chapter in the bizzarre tale of iowa state's jameel mckay on saturday night -- the cyclone big man -- who had been suspended a couple weeks ago -- was once again conspicuously absent from the floor llst night -- mckay warmed up and sat on the cyclone bench -- but was never inserted in to the game by iowa state
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heavjly favored cyclones still went on to beat tcu in a game that was somewhat more competitive than expected -- as for mckay -- prohm says the center was not suspended and it was a coach's decision to leave him on the bench -- he did very he was available to play if i baylor. it's my decision in what knows it. our team knows it, and he'll be ready to go, and our team will be ready to go. it's going to take a tremendous effort to win at west virginia, and we know that. prohm says mckay will be available to play innthe cyclones upcoming big monday game at west virginia -- on saturday night -- lisbon's club -- defeating trent johnson of dike-new hartford to become the 25th 4-time state wrestling champion in state history -- the future hawkeye finished his 4-year career at 209 and 1 -- the lone
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coming in his freshman season -- happel's victory gave lisbon 3 4- timers in school history -- the everything that was ever told to me about this journey was right. outstanding, it was just a fantastic atmosphere out there. it was just everything i figured it would be. again -- happel will be wrestling in carver hawkeye arena next season -- iia hawkeye baseball team hoping to avoid a sweep in their opening weekend at number 31 dallas baptist -- down /ne in the third -- nick roscetti with the ground out -- but it scoos corbin wooos -- game tied at one apiece -- the iowa defense keeps it that double play in the bottom half -- hawks get out of the inning with the tie -- but lose it in the 8th -- as tagg duce knocks a base hit to right -
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thanks mark check this out.
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ssyou don't see his every day. a charity called "mascots for a cure" raises money to fight childhood cancers. they brought together the costumed characters in philadelphia to try and break the guinness world record for the 'largest gathering of mascots in one location.' and they did it! now the guinness people just need to verify it. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we are expecting
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with temperatures in the 40s, but there is a den percent chance for a rain or snow shower. t turns windy wednesday and thursday, then cooler temperatures by next weekend. thanks for joining us for the kwwl news at five. we hope you'll join us tonight for the kwwl news at ten. >> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in@ new york,
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good evening. on a night when donald trump is still riding high off a big victory in south carolina and jeb bush is out of the race, the question tonight, does trump have the republican nomination locked up,p,r can he, will he b b stopped? and in the democratic race, a similar question. is hillary clinton slowly making her way to the nomination with a win in nevada yesterday? we begin tonight with katy tur in atlanta, where trump held a rally today. >> it's beautiful, thank you. >> reporter: donald trump's grip on the nomination is getting tighter, and he knows it. to a crowd of more than 5,000 in atlanta. >> weon with everything, tall people, short people, fat people, skinny people. just won. >> reporter: trump sweeping all of south carolina's congressional districts, banking all of the s stes' 50 del grats, despite marco rubio's high profile endorsement and ted cruz focus on evangelicals. 34% to cruz's 26%.
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rocky week starting with him calling the last republican president a liar. >> they lied. they said there were weapons of mass destruction. >> reporter: by thuray, smearing the pope as disgraceful. >> no leader, especially a religious leader should have the right to question another man's religion or faith. >> reporter: and on friday, in his last rally before the vote, recounting an internet myth praising mass kililng by a u.s. general more than a century ago. >> and he took the 50 terrorists, and he took 50 men, pig's bloooo >> repepter: exit polls showing that like in new hampshire, the majority of trump's voters decided on him months ago, meaning his myriad of controversies and outrageous statements just didn't matter. and nighter do his inconsistencies. on republican hot button issues like funding planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood doe a lot of good -- a really good job in a lot of different areas but not on abortion. so i i not going to fund it if it's doing the abortion.
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>> reporter: and what he meant in a 2002 howard stern radio interview wre he staid he supported the iraq invasion. >> are you for invading iraq? >> yeah, i guess so. >> reporter: today unable to clarify where he stood. >> i really don't even know what, because it was a long time ago and who knows what was inside my headad >> reporter: that same exit polling showed nearly half of south carolina voters did not decide until the last minute and they mostly did not decide for donald trump. that means going forward, since the field is winnowing, he's going to have to gain not just maintain support. and if this crowd here in georgia is any indication, the campaign is comfort they'll be able to do that. >> thanks so much. among the democrats, new momentum for hillary clinton today after caucusoters in nevadada decided to place their bets on her. clinton's victory over bernie sanders puts her in a stronger position going into the democratic primary in south carolina next saturday. we get more onhat tonight from kristen welker. >> reporter: hillary clinton riding a wave of fresh momentum. >> is this a great night or
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>> reporter: after a decisive victory in critical nevada. >> some may have dououed us, aboutbut we never doubted each other. >> reporter: to bernie sanders, the loss is a big blow, today courting african-american voters at a baptist church in south carolina. >> reporter: and it was black voters who largely delivered pt's victory, choosing her by a chopping 76% to 22% after shee aggressively engaged them. and rallying with congressman jim clyburn and morgan freeman, who released a new ad today. >>ust like she's a aays stood with us. >> reporter: secretary clinton's embrace of president obama's policies as well as her increasingly up close and personal style may have also propelled her, evident during the nsnbc telemundo town hall, speaking to a woman who's husband had been deported. >> i want to tall you i will end
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provisisn so that you do not have to face that ever again. >> reporter: but there were also obstacles she must overcome. latinos chose sanders by single digits, and younger voters picked the vermont voter by 72%. >> we will do well when young people, when working class people come out. >> reporter: today clinton celebrating her victory, but also q%estioning some polls, showing a aanders' lead among latinos. >> there's a lot of evidence we did very, very well with every group of voter. >> reporter: both candidates now looking forward to south carolina, where clinton has a big lead and super tuesday when 12 states will be in play. >> if she wins big in south carolina, as some people think she will do, then she's going to have tremendous momentum going intoext weekend and the super tuesday states. so i think it's just a real problem for bernie sanders. >> reporter: clinton is now on a two-day fund-raising swing in california, and while sanders outraised clinton for the first
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morerehan twice what sanders has on hand. kate. >> kristen welker, out of las vegas. thank you. en we come back, one little girl's emotional plea for presesent obama. you totaled your brand new car. nobody's hurt, but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three quarters of what it takes to r rlace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement, we'll replace the full value of your car. see car insurance in a whole new light. liberty mutual insurance. constipated? trust number o o doctor recommmmded dulcolax use dulcolax tablets for gentle overnight relief suppositories for relief in minutes and stool softeners for comfortable relief of hard stools. dulcolax, designed for dependable relief
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test test. he has a sharp wit. a winning smile. and no chance of getting an athletic scholarship. and that is why you invest. the best returns aren't just measured in dollars. this is of course president obama's last year in office, a fact that has at least one of his supporters quite upse watch what happens when this 4-year-old girl's andmother,
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mr. obama will no longer be the president. >> no! >> i know. he can only serve two terms, and his term is up. >> no! no! >> it's okay. we've got to vote for another president. >> i'm not ready. >> huh? >> i'm not ready for a new one. >> the video has had well over 2 million ews on facebook. even the president himself responded, saying, the girl should d d herears because i'm not going anywhere and that once i leave the white house, i'll be a citizen just like her, and when she grows up, she can get involved right alongside me. speaking of the president, a pair of bald eagles who happened to be known as mr. president and the first lady are nesting a pair of eggs at the national arboretum in washington, seen her on a 24-hour eagle cam. they're expected to hatch inn the
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the eagles built their nest in 2014 and raised one eagle last year. these are the first bald eagles to nest in the national arboretum in almost 70 years. and that w wl do it for "nbc nightly news" on this sunday. lester holt will be here tomorrow. i'm kate snow reporting from new york, and i'll see you tomorrow on msnbc from nevada on the eve of the republilin caucus. for all ofs here at nbc news, have a great night. what is going on?
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scene tape? i felt helplesu. i started crying and screaming because i knew it was my worst fear. >> a beloved couple found murdered. >> it definitely seemed to be personal. >> their bodies found in their home along with a lifetime of curiosities. >> i remember seeing bayonets and cannonballs and all kinds of stuff. >> was there any connection between the memorabilia and the murder? >> did you ever wonder about that stuff there? >> it was time for police to start collecting suspects. >> who was going to benefit by these two deaths? >> jessica was the only child. >> the sole heir? >> the sole heir. >> was there someone else who stood to gain? >> it was by far the most important piece of evidence in the case. >> the clue that would reveal a mind blowing betrayal.

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