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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  November 2, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CDT

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now on today in iowa -- the battle over a toss up state. the campaigns are making iowa a focus -- less than a week before the presidential election. plus -- social media makes it easier to catch a thief... after live. and it's down to this. a winner-take-all game seven in the world series. the biggest, most nerve-wracking day ahead for so many cub fans in eastern iowa. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan.
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eileen on camera 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: scattered shower and a few thunderstorms are tracking along a stalled front. it is all rain with low 60s across the kwwl viewing area this morning. northeasterly winds are calm to around 15 mph but will be fairly light for the next couple of days. you have a 50/50 shot of seeing some of these showers and storms today, with the best chance along the front. we dry out by tomorrow... i'll let you know if the warmer temperatures will continue, as well, in a few minutes. we are following breaking news
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in what's being called an ambush-style attack. this is a live picture of i-235 in des moines. north of i-235 -- both highway six and highway 28 are blocked right now. we believe that could be connected to the shooting investigations. this is what we know. who -- an n-b-c affiliate in des moines -- says an urbandale officer is dead. the station is also reporting a des moines officer was shot and killed. few details havee there could be a news conference shortly. we'll continue to stay on top of decision 2016 coverage: iowa starts and helps finish the race for the white house. nine months and a day after the iowa caucuses -- the campaigns are still focusing on iowa. it's a big battleground state. dana bash shows us what's at stake in the hawkeye state -- six days before the election.
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republicans are working to turn iowa red. "we are ready for change and mr. trump brings that change." eric branstad, the son of iowa's longtime g-o-p governor, runs trump's operation here and says his appeal reaches beyond the g-o-p base. "i have gone to republican rallies my entire life. we are seeing new voters like we've never seen before." early voting has been underway for over a month. democrats usually win the early vote. this year, iowa g-o-p "it's at an all-time high." so far republicans are doing better than in 2012, but still lagging with 33-point-nine percent of the early vote compared to 43- point-two percent from democrats. to push the early vote, both candidates recently came to cedar rapids, iowa, just hours apart. "she is the candidate of yesterday." "we have come too far to let donald trump take us back." the challenge for
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the end for that campaign, and her 2016 win against bernie sanders was a struggle. iowa democrats argue they insist their get out the vote operation is superior. "it is a toss up state. and it is gonna come down to that state, early voting this year is higher than it was at the same time where about seven- thousand more voters turned out in 2012 a week ahead
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clinton is back in waterloo. he was also in town in october campaigning for his wife. today's event is at the waterloo center for the arts. doors will open at three. the former president is expected to begin speaking around four. v-p nominee tim kaine is in dubuque today as he campaigns for hillary clinton -- at loras college at one-45. kaine's counterpart -- republican vice presidential nominee mike pence -- is also coming back to the state. he'll be in warren county week. his kids to make the push for him in iowa. donald junior stopped at the social house in cedar falls -- near u-n-i's campus. he described what he called corrupt politicians in the nation's capital -- and tried to engage young voters before election day. "i would reflect how my parents raised me and who they are. and donald junior also went to ames -- and spoke on iowa state's
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house speaker paul ryan is also in eastern iowa today --campaigning with congressman rod blum in waterloo. the two are scheduled to speak at the cedar valley hospitality house at three o'clock. congressman blum is in a tight race in eastern iowa. yesterday, we heard from him. this morning, we're hearing what her challenger would do if voters elect her on tuesday. kwwl's nikki newbrough has more with monica vernon. monica vernon. focusing this week on talking to voters. her plan if elected...fight for working families. "equal pay for equal work isn't just a woman's issue, it's the family. you know when families succeed, communities succeed." she says her experience comes from building her own business and bringing people together...specifica lly during the 2008 floods. as for her opponent, rod
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know i see what he did in terms of going, shutting down the government. that doesn't do anything. what we need is people who will go and find solutions to problems and i will be willing to really work with evedy and just recently, vernon had the chance to be on stage with hillary clinton during her cedar everybody i talk to wants to get interview with congressman rod blum -- you can find it on our website -- kwwl- this morning, a man is in critical condition after being shot in cedar rapids. an officer was also taken to the
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cedar rapids early yesterday morning. police say it all started with a traffic stop. investigators say jerime mitchell started some sort of fight with the officer. the officer shot him. mitchell then took off -- allegedly hitting an unmarked police suv -- before smashing into cars "it was kind of scary for some of us because like you don't think it's going to happen. you don't think well, it's coe it's not going to happen to us. one officer in the s-u-v that was hit was taken to the p be ok. we don't know what exactly happened that led to the officer firing at mitchell. that's something the d-c-i is a shooting in waterloo leaves a man in the hospital. the man was found in the area of rhey and franklin streets around 11 yesterday morning. police say he had been shot. he was rushed into surgery -- no neighbors say they heard at im shaking a lot right now they wont come back? it's always a repeat around this area and
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a high speed chase streamed live on facebook -- by the man police were trying to catch. an officer in tulsa went inside a coffee shop this week, but left her keys in the squad car. a man got in -- took off -- led police on a high- speed chase after 40 minutes, officers caught up with him. he had this parents' home. frightening moments right in the middle of traffic -- caught on tape. the video shows a little boy riding into traffic on his toy car. this happened in china. several cars drive around him before a police officer comes to his rescue. the officer says found the child's mother and took him home. a car crash turns into a river rescue.
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that happened after she crashed her car. officers say she spent close to 45 minutes in water before a boat rescued her. video of the rescue shows her trying to fight off the good samaritans who jumped in the hospital to be treated for hypothermia. the federal government steps in to the help pay the bills after severe flooding in eastern iowa. the president signed off on a counties. allamakee, benton, black hawk, bremer, buchanan, butler, chickasaw, clayton, delaware, fayette, linn and winneshiek are all on the list. the money will be used to do emergency work and fix facilities damaged by the floods, "so it's going to save the taxpayers the dollars in terms of the sandbags, the streets, time, overtime, and the costs associated with those." the cedar falls mayor also says some money from state grants will
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about that on our website at kwwl dot com. new research could help solve a mystery about a legendary american pilot. amelia earhart was the first woman to fly across the atlantic. her plane crashed into the pacific as she tried to circle the earth. it was always assumed she died in the crash. but now, researchers say remains found on an island in the pacific ocean back in 1940 may belong to her -- so it's possible she was a castaway. coming up this morning: for sports fans -- there's nothing like a game seven. we'll see one tonight after the cubs stayed alive again in the world series. we'll show you how they did it -- plus -- a golf getaway for people fed up with politics.
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here is additional forecast information from the kwwl
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showers and a few storms are tracking through the area, mainly along a stalled front draped over us, although anyone could see a shower or two today. some for the rest of the week. we are still really mild... temps this 33 for today. the entire state is warmer than normal with most of us in the 50s. easterly to northeast winds will keep the front from moving very much... so we are keeping the clouds and the chance of rain over us today. most of the thunderstorm activity will be toward evening to our then allows dry air in and w skies the next couple of days. through your area, but most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers and storms will track winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper mid 60s... and we stay sunny and mild through the weekend and even into monday before the next
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most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers and storms will track through off and on today with highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s with northeast winds mainly 5-10 mph. clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper 40s. mostly sunny for thursday with highs back into the low to mid 60s... and we stay sunny and mild through the weekend and even into monday system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. should see mostly sunny skies the next couple of days. rainfall amounts will depend on
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your area, but most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the most thunderstorms scattered showers and storms will track through clearing skies tonight could lead to areas of fog as into the low to mid 60s... and system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. steal a base, settle in for a
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plus -- hear from the artist behind a logo... in the spotlight at the world series. should that logo stay or go? putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". when you're a star, they let you do it.
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they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back the republican special interest agenda-- he's campaigning on it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market.
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social security's retirement age. so if you care about a secure retirement, listen to rod blum: he's putting your security at risk. women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising. droughts in sports history will end. it has to. either cleveland or chicago will win the world series. one team hasn't won it all in 68 years. the other 108. the cubs forced a game seven in night. they took control early with the long ball. kris bryant delivers in the first. his second home run in as many games. cubs lead one- nothing. then, the inning continues as cleveland misplays by fly ball off the bat of addison russell. two runs score. three runs in the first for chicago. the cubs would blow the game open in the third. russell up again -- this time with the bases loaded. that's a grand slam.
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years. russell also ties the record for most r-b-i in a world series game with six. cubs win 9-3, forcing a game seven tonight in cleveland. all over chicago -- stretching across iowa -- you see support for the cubs. these statues in the windy city are now dressed in the team's gear. each hat weighs about 40 pounds. the field museum dinosaur also has cubs fever -- in a massive cubs jersey. he may be extinct, but he's keeping the windy city. an iconic baseball logo has gotten a lot of attention during the world series... but not all of it has been positive. the man who created chief wahoo for the cleveland indians says he has no regrets. walter was just 17 years old when he came up with the design 70 years ago. there have been calls for the logo to be retired, with some calling it racially insensitive to native americans. "i'm 87 years old. and i'm sorta to do, i'm going to leave that up to the cleveland indians."
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he'll talk about the issue with team ownership after the world series. today's the day many taco bell fans have been waiting for. the fast food chain is offering up a free doritos locos taco to each customer from two to six. taco bell promised it would do this if a player stole a base in game six days from the election -- a driving range is giving voters some relief. the owner in texas says he knows people are stressed out about the election so he found a way for golfers to take out their frustrations. he saw giant bales of hay and thought they would be good for target practice. he put pictures of the "alleviates a little stress maybe, that puts a little fun into it. i mean obviously this is a very serious situation, but this
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he says he's had a positive reaction to it, and hopes people just enjoy the comic relief. still to come this morning: family. politics. and facebook. it's a bad combination for a lot of people. we'll take a look at how to it's heartbreaking, but true.
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but he took millions in stock and bonuses. it gets worse. in washington, blum supported special tax breaks for corporations shipping jobs overseas and millionaires like himself. i'll tell you what i think is missing in washington -- common sense. it's about investing in jobs and our economy. it's about investing right here at home.
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block party... and good old fashioned family feuds. gayle guyardo tells us about polarizing politics this election year! jabs are traded all the us!... with social media wars, and friends and families feuding. "people are worried about their future and the kind of attacks we are seeing are getting to the core of people." psychologist, wendy rice, says we are way past the point of the old adage "don't gathering
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and people have a lot swirling around in their heads - these are images of projective research.. that delved into the minds of voters. the center for emotional marketing conducted this state of the art research, and it shows - people have strong opinions nestled away in the subconscious. "once people make a decision - they become very entrenched - in - then you're going to get a lot of push back." but that is a very different scenario for the undecided voters - who might be caught in the cross-fires of politics.
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- directly related to this presidential race... here's a quick look at storm track seven live doppler radar. eileen loan has the storm track let's g putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof. grab 'em by the p****". more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room while contestants, some as young as 15 were changing. standing there with no clothes. you see these incredible looking women. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers.
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do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
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information. here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: y the low to mid 60s the rest of
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vernon: they're like a lot of iowans -- they get up early, get the kids to school, and get to work. but too often, washington stacks the deck against us. we need to build an economy that works for the middle class. instead of giving breaks to big business, we need to cut taxes i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message
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got you covered. this is today in iowa." now on today in iowa... protests over the dakota access pipeline has one state asking for emergency funding to help pay officers. people in one community are upset that students were told some of their classmates died -- when they were in fact alive. and -- making sure iowans who served our country -- get the care they need. we'll have that story in a good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher.

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