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20-16 continues tonight -- as we take a look with the kwwl drone at a bogged down eastern iowa community as water rushed in last month. tonight -- the new-bo area of cedar rapids is on the rebound -- with businesses opening back up and good evening everyone, i'm ron steele. and i'm amanda goodman. thanks for joining us. 's comeback -- several weeks in the making. the new-bo city market is re- opening today -- and while the market itself did not take on flood water -- the surrounding new bohemia district along the cedar river took a hard hit as the river crested just below 22 feet late last month. kwwl's jalyn souchek visiting the market for the re-opening today. from cupcakes.. to coffee.. and even crepes.. inside -- the newbo city market houses 24 unique vendors the floods a few weeks ago... causing these vendors and
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city market was untouched by any flooding it took almost three weeks to due to a lengthly inspection process for vendors to get back inside to work." "we feel fortunate there wasn't a flood. potentially we were looking at not being here for a month, or two months, or three months." many of the vendors being small businesses "this is supposed to be really kind of a place where small well.. "we do a lot of catering and were able to keep staff busy." "we weren't able to salvage any of our products at all." but costumers already coming out to show their support as businesses were welcomed back " it's a good thing ya know. it it's a good cause." we've got you covered
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will celebrate post- flood recovery with a flood the district celebration and benefit. we're in store for another chilly night -- let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for your first forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast clear and our temperatures cool today. tonight, we will have a temperatures a few degrees interstate 80. friday will be mostly sunny, warmer and breezy. high temperatures reach the lower to so0- mostly cloudy sky. there may be a couple showers during the afternoon and saturday night. clear and our temperatures cool temperatures a few degrees warmer than last night. nonetheless, patchy frost is warmer and breezy. high temperatures reach the lower to increase in clouds friday night, but will remain dry, with a couple showers during the day, but the better chance for afternoon and saturday night. a few more showers are possible sunday. be a couple showers during the day, but the better chance for afternoon and saturday night. a few more showers are
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decision 20-16 coverage now -- with a lot of presidential attention still focused on iowa. it's coming from both sides of the race tonight as election day approaches. bill clinton continuing his swing through the state today in support of his wife's candidacy. before making an official stop in mount vernon -- clinton stopping em's coffee company. the former president is wrapping up a two- day swing through our state. yesterday -- clinton spoke in indianola before holding a waterloo rally last night. at one point -- a protester interrupted his speech. take a you're a rapist! see what i mean? you're a rapist. now wait wait wait. you're a rapist. give that guy a hand they've had a very bad week at the trump
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were then escorted out. bill clinton will round out his iowa tour with a speech in the quad cities tonight. a group of veterans in iowa are pledging their support for donald trump. the coalition of nearly 150 former officers and enlisted service members announcing a new statewide effort backing the republican nominee today. a theme of the group' g-o-p headquarters today: trump talks specifically about the issues that need to be discussed. joni ernst is the only female republican senator who didn't drop donald trump -- after a 2005 video was released of trump making sexist comments about women. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live in new hampton with more.
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during her 99- county tour -- and it seems the senator is more focused on policy than personality in thiis race. several republican leaders dropped trump after the access hollywood video was released -- saying he should step down. but senator ernst says her choice to stick with trump ultimately came back to the many flaws of hillary clinton as secretary of state -- including the use of her private e- mail server -- and failed policies in syria, iraq, and benghazi. policies aside -- i asked senator ernst how she explains trump's comments to someone like her own daughter. "there will be men who make comments like that. they will make them about young men and women, and they are inexcusable, and when put in a situation like that, know how to extricate yourself and just teach them to be strong." recently -- nevada senator deb fischer has since re-endorsed
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trump -- after initially dropping him after the video was released. and again -- senator joni ernst says she does not defend donald trump's comments -- calling them -- inexcusable. we've got you covered live in new hampton -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. senator ernst was wrapping up her 88th stop -- during her 99- county tour of the state. an area farmer is given a six-month prison sentence for selling corn -- that he had pledged as collateral on the farmer -- 59- year-old leroy jones -- was sentenced in u-s district court this week. he'll also have to pay nearly 138- thousand dollars in restitution. jones admitted to selling more than 90-thousand bushels of corn that he'd pledged as collateral in federal farm service agency loans in 20-14 and 20-15. an iowa man is accused of stealing some of his grandmother's
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where 23-year-old colton rankin is in custody on theft and burglary charges. police there say rankin's grandmother called them when she noticed jewelry missing. she suspected her grandson of becuase of what she called a drug problem. police say rankin crossed the border into nebraska and pawned the jewelry in omaha. an embattled university president is trying to make things right in iowa. iowa state university president steven leath has donated 25-hunded more dollars in an effort to make up for the costs of his 20-15 accident in a university airplane. this donation comes on top of 15- thousand dollars in previous donations to i-s-u to compensate for the repair and storage costs of the single-engine plane. leath is a certified pilot and has apologized for his actions -- but a student organzation has called
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being hit by a car outside a school the girl was riding her bicycle on idaho street near highland elementary school in waterloo, when she was hit. the girl was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh speaking with a concerned parent tonight who has had enough. elizabeth. ron -- too many close calls. that's what these parents are of their childrens school. and now they want the city to take action making a safer school zone. more than just cross-guards. parents at highland elementary are concerned over this street in front of the school. they say drivers are speeding, and not paying attention to the yellow pedestrian signs. parents want more signs down the road-warning drivers of the school zone ahead. they also want flashing yellow
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one parent even started a "i scare for my kids everyday. you know, even them not walking by themselves. me walking with them. i'm not blaming parents, there's a lot we need precautions in our area saying slow down." fry has about 40 signatures. and she's working on getting more before she presents it to the city council. in front of the school, but i tested it myself. and it only gives these children eight seconds to cross the street. we've got you covered, elizabeth amanieh...kwwl news. we did reach out to waterloo police on a number of incidents involving drivers and pedestrians at this intersection. police were unable to give us this information at this time. coming up on kwwl, a new interchange opening tomorrow should make an area road much
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from old to new -- on the way. and... here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar.... meteorologist kyle kiel will have your full forecast, coming up. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign --
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to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, but multi-millionaire blum promised he'd take only half his salary. then in congress, blum broke his word and kept all the pay. now he wants to cut social security and raise the retirement age.
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here is additional forecast information from the kwwl today. tonight, we will have a mainly clear sky, but winds will nonetheless, patchy frost is possible, especially north of interstate 80. friday will be mostly sunny, middle 60s, with winds picking up in the afternoon out of the south 10-20 mph. we will see an increase in clouds friday will be warmer with a mostly cloudy sky. there may be a couple showers during the storms will be late saturday afternoon and saturday night. a few more showers are possible sunday. high pressure has kept
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temperatures a few degrees warmer than last night. nonetheless, patchy frost is possible, especially north of interstate 80. friday will be mostly sunny, warmer and breezy. high temperatures reach the lower to south 10-20 mph. we will see an increase in clouds friday night, but will remain dry, with warmer lows in the 50s. saturday will be warmer with a but the better chance for scattered showers and a few storms will be late saturday sunday. 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: high pressure has kept our sky shiftth warmer than last night. nonetheless, patchy frost is possible, especially north of interstate 80. friday will be mostly sunny, middle 60s, with winds picking up in the afternoon out of the south 10-20 mph. we will see an increase in clouds friday night, but will remain dry, with mostly cloudy sky. there may be a couple showers during the day, but the better chance for afternoon and saturday night. a few more showers are possible sunday. high pressure has kept today. tonight, we will have a mainly clear sky, but winds will shift to the south, keeping possible, especially north of interstate 80.
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temperatures reach the lower to middle 60s, with winds picking up in the afternoon out of the warmer lows in the 50s. saturday will be warmer with a mostly cloudy sky. there may be a couple showers during the afternoon and saturday night. a few more showers are possible sunday. screen for your complete weather warmer and breezy. high temperatures reach the lower to middle 60s, with winds picking mostly cloudy sky. there may be storms will be late saturday mainly clear sky, but winds will nonethelesch south 10-20 mph. we will see an be warmer with a mostly cloudy sky. there may be sunday. from the kwwl stormtrack here is additional forecast information from the kwwl temperatures a few degrees interstate 80. middle 60s, with winds picking but will remain dry, with warmer a couple showers during the day, mainly clear sky, but winds will friday will be mostly sunny, up in the afternoon out of the lows in the 50s. saturday will but the better chance for few more showers are possible sunday. south 10-20 mph. we will see an
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but will remain dry, with warmer a couple showers during the day, but the better chance for few more showers are possible sunday. in a kwwl follow up -- a possible solution to a deadly intersection in eastern iowa. the c-57 interchange over 218 is set to open tomorrow. black hawk county sheriff tony thompson worked to change this intersection...sayin g he's been to too many accidents at this location. opening this overpass though will barricade off three gravel roads -- including gresham road. roger's market is on that gravel saits, it's hard to miss this market. this was earlier this summer... full
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today--the market is cleared out--after it is forced to close because of the interchange. kwwl's taylor bailey with the market owner today. taylor? roger's market opened on highway 218 in 19-94. after more than 20 years of selling fresh produce to people traveling down the highway--the owners closed their doors for the last time. "i got the other stand open on roger's market owner, matt christopher--pointing a customer to his new stand "oh okay" his stand off of highway 218 is now closed. that's where we are gonna be from now on, thank you" the once thriving stand, after the construction of the new c57 overpass barricades gresham rd. "so i've got like two to three have to try and find me over there" rogers market has been in the family for four generations...his great grandmother built the first stand. "she built the stand that was there, then we built this one in 94 now i have to go into a different one again" and moving now moving day has come...nats dumping
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"usually at the end of the year they are always empty but not when we are still open" "even though roger's market owner was forced to close his stand on gresham road he says opening this new location has it's positives" on waverly road--the new stand is larger and indoors--something roger's market owner says is a plus. but he is sad to see the 22 year old stand go. "sad to see it not the stand anymore but we've known it's been coming for years" this market and farming is the only source of income for matt christopher has. he is hopeful the market will we've got you covered...taylor bailey...kwwl news. the iowa d-o-t says the c-57 interchange should be open tomorrow
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the road this weekend as they try to keep pace in the big ten. and find out where the coaches' you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in denver, dunkerton, dundee and all of eastern iowa. how tall are you? how do we measure greatness in america? the height of our skyscrapers? the size of our bank accounts?
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i've spent my life fighting for kids and families and it will be my mission to build a country where our children can rise as high as their dreams and hard work take them. that means good schools for every child in every zip code. college that leads to opportunities... not debt. and an economy where every young american can find a job that lets them start a family of their own. working together. respecting one another. and never giving up. i want our success to be measured by theirs.
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conference is expected to be very tough again this season.
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coaches' poll...but iowa state is only picked to finish fourth in the big 12 preseason basketball poll. the cyclones finished 23-12 and tied for fifth place in the big 12 last season. defending champion kansas is picked to win it again, west virginia is second and texas third ahead of iowa state with baylor rounding out the top five. oklahoma was chosen sixth --oklahoma state and texas tech tied for seventh, kansas state ninth with big 12 preseason player of the year monte morris returning---the cyclones are looking to contend for a conference title. i think we can surprise a lot of really understand how we need to play for this team to be successful. because of our guard play how we are able to space people and make shots because of the pedigree we have
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i don't know what people are thinking on the outside are but i do thinki we have a chance season on november 11th against savannah state at hilton colisium the iowa hawkeyes are two touchdown favoriteso keep pace with the leaders in the big ten west division. boilermaker defense that is akrum wadley and leshun daniels are
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now i think we are complimenting good job. so we just have to we haven't had to have 20 carries a game we just feed so much energy off each other it is working really well for us. the hawks and boilermakers meet on saturday morning at eleven. thanks rick.
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meteorologist kyle kiel for a last look at your forecast. for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl clear and our temperatures cool today. tonight, we will have a mainly clear sky, but winds will shift to the south, keeping temperatures a few degrees nonetheless, patchy frost is possible, especially north of interstate 80. friday will be mostly sunny, warmer and breezy. high temperatures reach the lower to increase in clouds friday night, but will remain dry, with warmer storms will be late saturday sunday. thank you for joining us for the k-w-w-l news at six. we'll see you back here at ten
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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.
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. i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death.
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