tv KWWL News at Six NBC October 12, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm CDT
stage within the hour. here's the line to get in. we have a crew at the event and will here from them in a few minutes. good evening everyone, i'm ron steele. and i'm amanda goodman. thanks for joining us. anyone heading out tonight is going to want a jacket -- as it is going to get very chilly overnight. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has the details in your first forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. th stormtrack 7 weather team: a widespread frost is likely across eastern iowa tonight, as temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, area, so our wind will be light but not as chilly as tonight. still, patchy frost is possible. temperatures will be closer to a push of warmer air and moisture on saturday, which will lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday will be dry, but more chances for rain sunday night into now at six.
in the area are casting their 4 seconds tractor nats we're starting off tonight with have a crew at the event and for joining us. is going to get very chilly high pressure tracks through the temperatures will be closer to normal as we head into friday lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday will be -- and while the general election is still 27 days away -- some iowans already have their minds made up. we're hearing from some early voters heading to the booth in the midst of the final election push. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live with more. mac? the 20-16 presidential race has been one of the most contentious campaigns americans have ever seen. scandals aside -- several
cast their ballots early. "i just don't like the way it's share who they want to lead the country ... but -- according to county officials -- the number of people voting absentee is down more than four- thousand people. we asked black hawk county auditor grant veeder -- why? "that is the $64,000 question. it's something we've been discussing here internally, looking at absentee turnout on a encourage people to register appropriate documentation here at the black hawk county courthouse no later than october 29th. but, if you're mind is made up, the answer is clear." "do it early. don't wait. a flat tire on the way to the courthouse on election day may cancel you out. you can vote if you've made up your mind, but if you haven't, you should wait in terms of who you wish to support."
to agree casting ballots early -- is the way to go. "to avoid the crowds at schools. i like to do it early." "if i get called out of town on election day, then i miss out." election officials tell me both parties haven't pushed to promote elections. also -- another reason why there's a lower turnout of early voters -- people are expressing they're unhappy with all candidates -- and aren't voting this year. we've got you covered -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. you can learn how to register early on our website at kwwl dot com. the campaign trail is rolling through eastern iowa once again tonight -- with president bill clinton making a stop to promote
at the national cattle congress in waterloo -- where clinton will be taking the stage soon. former president bill clinton is just about 45 minutes away from taking the stage here at the cattle congress. you can see the line to get into the cattle congress behind me here -- many people braving the cold this afternoon. some of the main points of the hillary clinton campaign including fair taxes, early education, and foreign policy. for some die-hard clinton supporters --- they waited for more than an hour in the cold to insure their spot clinton's indiscretions bring drudge up in recent weeks. "in the past, i think those things that are being brought up now have been looked at; have been vetted. the things trump is bringing are new; are dangerous and something i don't want to
whether or not bill clinton addresses those issues-- well we will have to wait and see. we will have full coverage of clinton's time here coming up at 10. we've got you covered lii kwwl news. donald trump's running mate mike pence was also in iowa yesterday -- he spoke to a crowd at the d-m-a-c-c campus in newton. in continuing coverage -- two police officers are cleared of any wrong doing in a deadly shooting. this coming from the linn county attorney -- who says the shooting of markell bivins on
ashleigh steil -- is the daughter of an investigator in the linn county attorney's office, so the county attorney requested the iowa attorney general's office to review the case. both steil and officer jeremiah white's actions were officially justified. investigators say bivins was attacking his girlfriend with a knife when the officers shot him. a staff member at an area school is diagnosed with mumps. worker at bryant elementary in dubuque is now the sixth person to come down with the virus in the district since the beginning of september. an email from the dubuque community school district informed parents of the diagnosis this morning. symptoms of mumps include fever, headache and swollen salivary glands under the jaw. we're following up on our coverage with the floods of 20-16 tonight -- with
last month in cedar rapids. the second highest crest for the river there prompted lots of flood protection work -- -- especially with the use of sandbags. volunteers turned out with their shovels around the city as the river gradually crept up last month. the bags helped to protect homes and businesses throughout cedar rapids. tonight -- kwwl's jalyn souchek getting a look at where all of sandbags filled preparing for the flood of 2016 while some bags have found new uses -- many waiting to be hauled away quality construction services is charged with the the job nats starting first by pulling sandbags off the curbs into the streets "we want them to be able to scoop and load off of the concrete rather than destroying people's yards so we're being as careful as we can." loaded into dump trucks nats and taken to a local quarry where the sand will be reused crews reminding people to make sure bags are moved to
"workers have already come across a number of homes who had yet to move sandbags to the curb or that had vehicles in the way." "we're not going to work around will backtrack for only small amounts of bags we've got you covered in cedar rapids jalyn souchek kwwl news missed -- a drop off location at drivers may soon be seeing speed cameras in another eastern iowa community. the elk run heights city council giving final approval to an ordinance that would allow for the installation of the cameras -- if the city chooses to do so. but -- some in the city are voicing their concerns.
many of you are familiar with the speed cameras in large metropolitan cities like des moines and cedar rapids. but this time-it's coming to an area that is a lot smaller-- and some people in town are saying the city is jumping the gun. welcome to the city of elk run heights. convenient." and like other large cities in iowa-this one is thinking speed cameras. tim "if it makes the city safer, would be against it." the proposed speed cameras are for two areas-in town. one along lafayette road near cha and another on gilbertville road near the intersection of marie avenue. the speed in these two areas-25 miles per hour. some in the city say drivers are flying through. standup "and while the city may feel that these speed cameras are necessary in making their town safer. some people in the community disagree saying their town doesn't need these speed cameras." "i agree that there's an issue, but let's take a few baby steps to try to mitigate this issue
five year contract with redflex-who would install and maintain the cameras and equipment at no up-front cost to the city. "let's try a couple of things here before we jump into the be all end all most drastic measure we can take." contract-redflex would initially charge the city $18.25 per paid ticket until the company's $240,000 investment is paid off. afterward, all remaining revenue will belong to the city. we've got you covered, live in the newsroom, elizabeth amanieh...kwwl news. the city says their lawyers are in the process of looking at the contract. and if the lawyers don't agree with this contract-they will
coming up on kwwl -- temperatures are dropping to frosty levels overnight -- how some in the area are bracing for the chill. ha storm track 7 live doppler radar.... meteorologist kyle kiel will have your full forecast, coming up. "now your storm track 7 information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: a how tall are you? how do we measure greatness
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temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow but not as chilly as tonight. still, patchy frost is possible. a push of warmer air and and evening. sunday will be dry, but more chances for rain temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, area, so our wind will be light but we will have plenty of temperatures will be closer to normal as we head into friday with plenty of sunshine. we get a push of warmer air and afternoon and evening. sunday
stormtrack 7 weather team: a widespread frost is likely across eastern iowa tonight, as high pressure tracks through the area, so our wind will be light have plenty of sunshine. clear skies tomorrow night will temperatures will be closer to normal as we head into friday lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday will be dry, but more chances likely across eastern iowa tonight, as temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, light tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow will be below average, with highs in the 50s but we patchy frost is possible. temperatures will bs will lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday will be dry, but more chances for rain sunday night into monday. as you heard from kyle -- it's getting chilly tonight. screen for your complete weather stormtrack 7 weather team: a 30s, so all of us will be below, or near the freezing mark (32). sunshine. clear skies tomorrow night will lead to temperatures in the 30s, temperatures will be closer to normal as we head into friday lead to scattered showers and
will be dry, but more chances across eastern iowa tonight, as temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, or near the freezing mark (32). tomorrow will be below average, with highs in the 50s but we lead to temperatures in the 30s, temperatures will be closer to a push of warmer air and moisture on saturday, which will lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday will be dry, but more chances for rain sunday night into monday. as you heard from kyle -- it's and... here'siv information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: a 30s, so all of us will be below, light tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow will be below average, with highs in the 50s lead to temperatures in the 30s, temperatures will be closer to moisture on saturday, which will lead to scattered showers and for rain sunday night into across eastern iowa tonight, as temperatures dip into the lower 30s, so all of us will be below, have plenty of sunshine. clear skies tomorrow night will still, patchy frost is possible. a push of warmer air and moisture on saturday, which will lead to scattered showers and thunderstorms saturday afternoon and evening. sunday
as you heard from kyle -- it's getting monday. as you heard from kyle -- it's getting chilly tonight. many of us could wake up to some frost tomorrow -- and some in the area working hard today t ready for that overnight drop in temperature. storm track 7's lauren moss meeting up with some of them today. she has more tonight -- they were working very hard in the cold. crews over at heartland farm spent the day covering pumpkins,
which means when the ground freezes- they do too..making them very soft and squishy. no one likes that.. so crews we got big plastic tarps to spread over them so the heat of the pumpkins and the heat of the earth..we will get through a cold night no worries we've been through this before. but it was still pretty cold out today. people were bundled up- in their winter gear almost today, as the wind and rain made it feel even colder. of course saying- this is iowa though... mother nature changing her mind.. im sure many people are looking forward to the 70s being back we've got you covered, lauren moss kwwl news. that freeze warning goes into effect from one until nine tomorrow morning. coming up... we will take another look back at the chicago cubs dramatic come from behind win... and -- optimism for the cylcones on the hard wood..
niang, jameel mckay, and abdel nader -- iowa state still comes in to the season as a pre-season top 25 team -- and an experienced team as well -- the cyclones added a pair of grad- transfers in the off season -- and now have six seniors with the year monte morris -- they look at me to lead. every with guys. that's how it should he's finding me and the ball is right in my shot pocket. i love playing with monte and the rest of our teammates he just makes everyone around him better. that's what makes him such a good point guard. the cyclones open up the season as the 15th ranked team in the coaches poll --
has chicago cubs fans on cloud nine today and the cubbies one step closer to erasing 108 years of heartbreak. chicago rallied from a 5-2 ninth inning deficit to beat the san francisco giants 6-5 win to javier baez drove in the winning run and aroldis chapman closed the show advance to their second straight n-l-c-s. manager joe maddon says his team nver quits. "we don't quit. i mean that's know everybody says it, but you actually have to live it. i have to tell you, i've seen it so many times from this group and that's a big part of our philosophy. i like to keep things simple and that's simple. i don't want to get complicated, we just play 27 outs." the cubs will meet the winner of the washington nationals/los angeles
vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, but multi-millionaire blum promised he'd take only half his salary.
and raise the retirement age. congressman blum's out for himself, not us. putting a face on the electoral college--we talk to an area man who will be casting one of iowa's six republican electoral votes. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel for a thank you for joining us for the k-w-w-l news at six. we'll see you back here at ten
it's troubling. congressman blum actually co-sponsored a bill that could make it legal for a woman to be fired just for being pregnant. and blum tried to defund planned parenthood, even though women depend on it for critical care, like cancer screenings. i was diagnosed with breast cancer, and i know it was early detection that made a difference. it's not a political issue. it's about caring about all of our people here in this country. . when my dad got the contract with donald trump, it was huge for our business. there was never any question about the quality of work... and the next thing you know, you weren't getting paid. when you're a small business, a big contract is everything, i mean, it's huge. but...if you don't get paid, it's devastating.
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