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the government warning people to evacuate and head to emergency shelters this is the strongest hurricane to hit haiti since 19-64 still dealing with damage from an earthquake from a few years ago you can see rushing water and flooding already impacting haiti and this video from twitter showing just how high that water already is in haiti... people struggling to drive let's go to storm track seven chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg who is tracking hurricane for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl overnight. most of the rain falls overnight. a few light showers may linger into early wednesday morning. the clouds clear late in the morning giving us a mostly sunny afternoon. the sunshine pushes high temperatures into the mid-upper 70s. the sky remains clear wednesday evening as clouds move in around midnight. isolated showers are possible after midnight. scattered
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be much cooler with a gusty northwest breeze. high temperatures friday through sunday are in the upper 50s and low 60s. saturday and sunday mornings are going to be chilly with low temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s. storm track 7 chief around the country understandably worried about loved ones on the fragile island of haiti. as we told you earlier, hurricane matthew making landfall there early this morning. there are already reports of multiple deaths and extensive damage.
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make sure everything is okay. storm track seven's shirley descorbeth is live from the telegraph herald newsroom in dubuque tonight shirley, how is your family doing? i have several family members who live in haiti... including my great-aunt and my uncle. he lives in port- phone. matthew. 145-mile-per-hour winds, heavy rains -- destroying homes...and flooding neighborhoods on the southern coast of the country. my uncle jean marie descorbeth, who lives in port-au-prince...tells me what they're dealing with. "i can open my window and see all those trees, there are some heavy winds." it's much worse in the south. "we have some parts of the country like the south, which is really terrible like some people lost their houses. they lost everything they have and they don't have any place to go."
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with the aftermath of the devastating earthquake six years ago...and now this. "the rivers are taking away everything they have, the wind, the strong winds take away the roof of their houses, the animals and the plantations...you can imagine how bad it is." a bad situation...for a country that can't seem to catch a break. (in creole, but translated): "it's a country that is always in danger. everytime it's hurricane season, there are victims." hurricane matthew really difficult to deal with.
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are on the southern coast...not going through. many of us here...just waiting, praying and seeing what else develops. we've got you covered live from the telegraph herald newsroom in dubuque -- shirley descorbeth -- ...kwwl news. and hurricane matthew stricking haiti during the worst time. the country is due to have their presidential e cancelled. three navy ships are heading to hait from virginia to help those affected by hurricane matthew they'll bring food and water as well as medical aid people in other states preparing for the impact of hurricane matthew today people lining up for gas ahead of the storm today in florida the national hurricane center has issued a hurricane watch for most counties north of fort lauderdale.
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florida as they brace for the damage hurricane matthew will bring follow directions of your local officials. this is serious. and your safety depends on what you do. follow your local officials. heed all warnings and orders. many flights cancelled in preparation for this storm another state is seeing the governor of south carolina ordering evacuations ahead of the hurricane to try and get one million people away from the coast boarding up windows and gathering supplies has already begun the storm is expected to weaken over the next several days, but could still cause damage to the state. the water has receded..but the
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the red cross opening a community resource center in cedar falls today- after the north cedar neighborhood was hit hard by the flood water. you can get anything from cleaning essentials- to emotional assistance. people here are still trying to recover from a near historic flood..just 8 years after the devasting floods of 08. they say that it's not as bad but it's still a flood..you know? a to see. as a reminder, kwan kwwl and the american red cross are partnering together- to help your friends and neighbors here one word" to 9-0-999. that money will be added to your phone bill.
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tonight republican vice presidential pick mike pence and democratic v-p pick tim kaine squaring off in virginia tonight both men trying to convince people to support their presidential picks you can watch the debate tonight at eight oclock donald trump falls 35 spots on the forbes 400 list of america's wealthiest people. comes after forbes' new investigation into trump's wealth. revealing that his fortune has lost 800-million dollars over the past year. the republican presidential nominee alo meeting with energy executives in colorado today and democratic presidential nominee at a town hall in pennsylvania today clinton talking about how violence in the country needs to stop she talked about criminal justice reform and how honorable cops
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creepy clowns scaring people in eastern iowa some are saying its becoming a chronic nuisance take a look at all of the spots in eastern iowa that creepy clowns have been spotted so far six in total in waterloo alone two reports in cedar falls. this is a picture of what people are seeing... and this is a masku student at uni after seeing clowns on campus overnight university of iowa police posted this social media -- they've received reports of clown sightings the past two nights but have not heard reports of the clown threatening or harming anyone. take a listen to scanner audio "start heading for college and university." "college street and university." "the house that's kitty corner from the university property." "behind the house." "are several subjects." "undressing they appear to
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that's one of the two reports of clown sightings in cedar falls. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh has been looking into this story that has a lot of people on edge. elizabeth. ron -- not only are people in the area concerned-but police are as well. they say they're taking any reports of these clown sightings it's reports of clowns like this one. popping up all across eastern iowa in the weary hours of the night that have many on edge. waterloo police hearing of six separate reports of clown sightings across town. all happening between 10:30 to three in the morning. one of those-here at this mcdonalds on la porte road. teenage girls dressed with clown masks ordering food through this drive through. in cedar falls- two clown sightings
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the clowns only to find an abandoned mask on her way home. but not everyone is laughing. "i'm not sure just because people scared, or what it is, but its just not funny anymore. it needs to stop. you can hear the fear in her voice. but she's not alone-many are concerned. no police haven't gotten any reports of these clowns committing any crimes. for that reason- they say these clowns simply in costume don't pose as a threat. but will continue to take reports seriously. we've got you covered, live in waterloo elizabeth amanieh...kwwl news. and police have even gotten reports of clown hunters who are going after these clowns. cedar falls police are urging those who do see these clowns to
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dealing with this creepy clown nuisance as well! this man was arrested for posting a fake warning about a clown in a park in new york sheriff's are saying he photoshopped a clown into a photo causing some chaos coming up... one area college is using flags to raise awareness and.... thieves break into a store... next here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg has your full
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stormtrack 7 weather team: from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds increase this evening leading to rain and a few storms overnight. most of the rain falls overnight. a few light showers may linger into early wednesday morning. the clouds clear late in the morning giving us a mostly sunny afternoon. the sunshine pushes high temperatures into the mid-upper 70s. the sky remains clear wednesday evening as clouds move
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after midnight. scattered showers and storms are back in forecast thursday and thursday night. clouds linger through friday with a few light showers. friday is also going to be much cooler with a gusty northwest breeze. high temperatures friday through sunday are in the upper 50s and low 60s. saturday and sunday mornings are going to be chilly with low temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s. storm track 7 chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg frohe 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds increase this evening leading to rain and a few storms overnight. most of the rain falls overnight. a few light showers may linger into early wednesday morning. the clouds clear late in the morning giving us a mostly sunny afternoon. the sunshine
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remains clear wednesday evening as clouds move in around midnight. isolated showers are possible after midnight. scattered showers and storms are back in forecast thursday and thursday night. clouds linger through friday with a few light showers. friday is also going to be much cooler with a gusty northwest breeze. high temperatures friday through sunday are in the upper 50s and low 60s. saturday and sunday mornings are going to be chilly with low te low 40s. storm track 7 chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: clouds increase this evening leading to rain and a few storms overnight. most of the rain falls overnight. a few light showers may linger into early
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giving us a mostly sunny afternoon. the sunshine pushes high temperatures into the mid-upper 70s. the sky remains clear --------- ---------
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light that doesn't always get talked about---mental health. specifically suicide-- something that sadly is a leading cause of death among college students. kwwl's kristin rogers--joining us live from kirkwood community college in cedar rapids with more--kristin? students here--who are a pa on campus-- trying to start a conversation about mental health-- in hopes they can reach out to their peers. and they did it with a large display-- of eleven- hundred flags-- which they say stands for the approximate number of college students who commit suicide every year. the number of flags--speaking for itself-- hoping to start that conversation--that you're not alone. "i think i just see people who were confused or thought that they were alone and i really grouping them together kind of
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the active minds organization-- working to let their peers know-- mental health is okay to talk about. one student we spoke with says he has struggled with his own mental health-- and he wanted to be a part of the active minds campus organization-- to help others-- certainly an important topic. we've got you covered live in if you are having thoughts of suicide--there is help. you can call the foundation 2 crisis hotline at one of the numbers listed on your screen if you need help still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... these men steal an a-t-m... and throw it where? we'll tell you next --------- ---------
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you've worked hard. retirement's within reach, but congressman blum wants to raise the retirement age to 70. blum: we've got to raise the retirement age. blum would make it harder, voting to cut social security and privatize medicare. blum would even deny social security to seniors until they're 70. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message, we've got to protect it. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]? absolutely.
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make off with an atm machine. this happening at a convenience store in albuquerque, new mexico. in this security video you can see two thieves ram into glass at the front of the store, then load an atm machine into the truck and take off. the thieves then dump the machine in a creek. no word on if the suspects have caught two homes are destroyed after a gas explosion this happening in new jersey earlier today this aerial footage clearly showing the house as rubble nearby homes were also damaged it's still not clear if anyone was injured people still searching for anyone hurt under the rubble congress islooking for more
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pens have skyrocketed. in a letter to the epipen c-e-o, the house oversight committee called on her to hand over information on epi- pen's profit margins the c-e-o testified before the committee last month... saying mylan makes about 50 dollars per pen on a two-pack, which costs more than 600 dollars. but the washington post says the pre-tax epi-pen profit is more like 80 dollars per pen. new information for you tonight that hackers may be targeting inn 100-thousand medical patients of the hack the animas one- touch ping insulin pump has a bug causing a potential cybersecurity risk. hackers could hijack the device and force it to deliver unauthorized --and possibly lethal-- insulin doses. no reports of any actual attempts here's a live look at the cedar rapids skycam. storm track seven meteoroligst
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meteorologist mark schnackenberg has a final look at your forecast. thanks for watching the kwwl news at five. "nbc" nightly news" is next. we "nbc" nightly news" is next. we want remind you've worked hard. retirement's within reach, but congressman blum wants to raise the retirement age to 70. blum: we've got to raise the retirement age. blum would make it harder, voting to cut social security and privatize medicare. blum would even deny social security to seniors until they're 70. i'm monica vernon,
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we've got to protect it. breaking news tonight. large-scale emergency evacuations. plans to urge over a million people to flee the south carolina coast as a deadly monster hurricane barrels towards the eastern seaboard. critical clash, the vp candidates face off as trump's poll tonight turn the tide? spyg on her e-mails. a stunning report that yahoo secretly searched hundreds of millions of accounts snooping on its own customers for the government. getting out alive. residents escape for a dramatic neighborhood blast. the warning signs that every family should know. and life-saving cancer test. ben stiller goes public with his private health battle. how his cancer was

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