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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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eileen loan. good morning. 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 temperatures in the upper 40s to low 60s across the kwwl viewing area this morning. northeasterly winds are calm to around 15 mph but will e 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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calling "ambush-style attacks." it all started early this morning when officers went to investigate shots fired. the des moines police department says officers found an urbandale officer had been shot. about 20 minutes later -- a des moines officer was found shot. both officers have died. a news conference could start at any minute. we'll continue to stay on top of this throughout the morning on air and ol less than a week before election day, the big unknown this morning is how soon the f-b-i will wrap up its clinton email investigation. tracie potts is in washington this morning with more on that plus... where the candidates are spending their time and money in with six days to go, frustration is mounting: people who support donald trump." that's clinton's reaction to a trump protester. her immediate concern: the fbi's probe of her top aide's emails. her.
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not have results by election day. "get out and vote on november 8th..." with 26 million early votes already cast donald trump's urging democrats to go back and change their votes before election day. "if you live here, or in michigan, or pennsylvania, or minnesota, those four places, you can trump's rolling out 25 million dollars in ads... in 13 states - all but one voted for president obama. he's in florida today, where polls show early voters - evenly split. clinton campaigns out west in arizona and nevada. she's rallying female voters. "don't be used. don't be exploited." he's bearing down on obamacare. with less than a week to go to make their case. the clinton surrogates are all over the map today: president obama, vice president biden, bill and chelsea clinton, bernie sanders and elizabeth warren.
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washington. today -- former president bill clinton will be in waterloo campaigning for his wife. also today -- v-p nominee tim tomorrow -- trump's v-p nominee mike pence will be in warren county. in a kwwl follow-up this morning... police say a waterloo homeowner has to pay more than 15- thousand dollars -- because her property is considered a chronic nuisance. police have responded to the spates home at 520 elm street in waterloo several times. as a result -- the city began charging dorothy spates 50- dollars an hour, every time officers were called to her home. to date, officers have racked up
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15-thousand dollars. iowa law says that service fee can be assessed against the property - in the same manner as two people arrested -- accused of robbing an iowa bank. daniel jackson and jason centeno taken into custody in florida. the delaware county sheriff's office believe they robbed the citizens state bank in hopkinton a couple weeks ago. the two are awaiting extradition back to iowa to face first degree robbery charges. a jeep slams into a tree sending two people to the hospital. block of first avenue in cedar rapids. the driver and passenger both have serious injuries. firefighers had to help get them out of their car. the crash is still under investigation. it's been 25 years since a tragedy unfolded on the university of iowa campus. the shootings took place at van allen hall and jessup hall on campus. five people were shot and killed -- the physics department chair -- two professors -- an administrator -- and a student. another student was seriously
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opening fire -- he shot and yesterday dozens gathered to remember the victims. among them -- a man who lived through the what you think of as normal. my i can remember almost everything; the weather, seeing the people. it was just this very really kind of surreal thing." 25 years later -- for the first time all six victims will be memorialized together in a plaque under the shade of the old capitol. continuing coverage this morning... north dakota police are getting extra money to help cover protests of the dakota access pipeline. a legislative committee there approved an emergency request to borrow an additional 4-million dollars. the state borrowed 6-million in september -- but that money's thousands to stop the project....
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and we realize that it's not going to appear as we go," says gov. jack dalrymple some of the money is being used to pay for officers from other states. authorities are trying to identify who poured motor oil on the north dakota state capitol building. in this video -- you see two people spilling oil on the property. they also placed a sign nearby that says "you can't drink oil." it took several hours to clean up. state troopers say there's a connection between the vandalism and the pipeline protests, but they're not comfortable saying a terrifying and frightening end to a late night swim. rest and relaxation - turned into panic. take a look at this surveillance video out of zimbabwe. a crocodile dives into the pool and goes toward the woman. the man instantly jumps out of
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her. the good thing is -- neither one of them got hurt. a dog is pulled from the rubble of an earthquake -- alive. italian firefighters rescuing the dog -- which despite being covered in dust -- appears to be unharmed. no deaths or critical injuries have been reported after sunday's quake. many people had left the affected areas after another quake back in august killed almost 300. a high school is under fire for the way it handled a safe driving campaign. the wisconsin school told students during morning announcements some of their classmates had died. several minutes later, a second announcement told students there was no accident, and this was part of an exercise on the dangers of texting and driving...
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because they thought these people were actually dead and so i think a lot of them actually called their parents in school too." the students whose names were called, were told not to let their friends know they were okay... teachers and any of the announcements you're gonna get." some students may have been caught off guard, they only intended to improve awareness of teen driving. back home in iowa -- a proposed 500- million dollar high-voltage interstate power line could be built. the power line will stretch more than 125 miles between dubuque county and dan county wisconsin. if built -- the line would go in service in 20-23. a poor night's sleep may leave you yawning -- and eating more -- the next day.
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people consumed an average of 385 extra calories a day ... which is the amount in four and a half slices of bread. they also tended to eat more fat and less protein. and while one day of over-eating may not matter, experts say people with chronic sleep disorders could be at risk of a significant weight gain. an unexpectd bond between a dentist and a veteran... after helping serve our country for 4 years... one eastern iowa man gets help from a stranger kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo with this man's story. williams says he can finally smile again after living almost 10 years in pain. allen had a severe mouth infection... one that dentists at aspen dental say could possibly have killed him. but the veteran didn't have the money to get the proper treatment for his infection...
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decided to treat allen.... free of charge.... after seeing how much pain the vet had. worse than a migraine. i mean it's a lot worse. you start crying because the pain is so bad." allen had a succesful surgery... he ended up having 19 teeth pulled... today he should be getting he says before he was embarrassed to smile... but not anymore. live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. allen hopes to now move forward with marrying his girlfriend after the surgery. breast cancer awareness month just ended... but many people are fighting the disease year round.
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those who have lost their battle to cancer. nats it's a battle on the ice, with breast cancer. "its called pink the rink, but a story that ends at breast cancer survivor) " i screamed i just ran from the tony falcon and chase endgahl hockey players for cmu and part-time employees at apple bee brought their boss margie latta a hockey jersey (sot: margie latta, breast cancer survivor) "it's number two, because im a two time breast cancer survivo you see for these hockey player it's their life off the ice, their everyday life, that's led them to pink the rink. (sot: tony falcon, cmu hockey player) " she's been through so much and she deserves to be recognized for it" (sot: margie latta, breast cancer survivor) "i don't wear my breast cancer
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to be a manager i was going through it so they've been apart restaurant to rink, margie has been an inspiration to this team, they're hoping the game serves a larger purpose our cancer survivors who attended have gone through i think that a good impression for them" in her pink jersey, honoring her battle, margie got to begin tonight's battle on the ice. them by it's coming up on today in iowa....
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money. plus... the world of harry potter is coming to life -- through your cell phone. more on that -- plus the up. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. ike a [expletive] and congressman rod blum said. send me back to congress, and you send donald trump to the white house. rod blum still supports trump today. and even attacked republicans who spoke out against trump. send me back to congress, and you send donald trump to the white house. rod blum and donald trump. wrong for iowa.
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let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your complete weather information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: 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 thunder is possible most of the day, as well. then we
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really mild... temps this morning are in the upper 40s to low 60s...normal lows are around 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 south as the front starts to track away from us., but this then allows dry air in and we should see mostly sunny skies the next couple of days. rainfall amounts will depend on how many thunderstorms track through your area, but most will see a trace to half an inch.... with the areas with the
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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 mild through the weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. it's coming up on today in iowa.... and mild through the weekend and even into monday before the next
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chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. it's coming up on today in iowa.... staples will help some of its workers pay off their student loans. plus... this baby rhino from i
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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. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise social security's retirement age. so if you care about a secure retirement, listen to rod blum:
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women vote is responsible for
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time to start thinking about the next big holiday. thanksgiving! today -- we expect to get a better idea of how many people plan to travel over the thanksgiving holiday. triple-a will release its annual forecast -- which will include how costs this year compare to last year. the holiday spirit means the spirit of hiring. a recent survey says nearly 7- hundred-40- thousand seasonal workers are expected to be hired for the holidays. the top five companies looking for seasonal workers -- macy's, j-c penney, office depot, gap and kohl's. holiday deals are already underway for amazon shoppers. the site launched its black friday deals yesterday. the site will feature new discounts every day on clothing... electronics... toys and other products. staples plans to start helping
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office-supply chain plans to give an extra one- hundred dollars a month to some employees to help pay for tuition or to help pay to the "top performers" chosen by management and to new employees on the company's business-to- business sales team. get ready for some harry potter fans to ask for a new phone this holiday season. google is adding a little magic to android phones. you can cast spells on your phone! after saying "ok google," you can and off by saying "lumos" and "nox." those are the spells the characters use to turn their wands into flashlights -- and turn them back off. you can also turn off your ringer and notifications by saying "silencio." -- that's the spell which silences
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america's most popular fall attractions. it's based on the greatest increase in year-over-year search activity on the travel planning and booking website. topping the list -- the ground zero memorial in new york city. the annual starbucks red cup holiday season is back -- with a big twist. this year, the cups are green. but it appears starbucks may just be going green before going red. people have spotted boxes at starbucks coffeehouses with a label that says "no peeking until november 10." a baby rhino's first bath is getting a lot of attention online. the baby and it's mother at the des moines' blank park zoo got quite a hose down. the little rhino enjoying every minute of it. the post gained fast attention online, earning more than
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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.
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we need to build an economy that works for the middle class. instead of giving breaks to big business, we need to cut taxes for the middle class and small business. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message because i'll never forget who i work for. sometimes, maybe it's worth listening to a politician. take congressman rod blum. on social security, blum doesn't just back
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n it. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise 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. 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 he decides to put a police chase -- and it's down to this. a day ahead for so many cub fans in eastern iowa. good morning, i'm ally crutcher.
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storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven eileen on camera scattered shower and a few thunderstorms are tracking along a stalled front. it is all rain with temperatures in the upper 40s to 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
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let you know if the warmer temperatures will continue, as well, in a few minutes. we're continuing to follow breaking news this morning. two iowa police officers are dead in what police are calling "ambush- style attacks." it all started early this morning when officers went to investigate shots fired. the des moines police department says officers found an urbandale officer had been shot. about 20 minutes later -- a des moines officer was found shot. both officers have died. we'll continue to stay on top of this throughout the morning on air
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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. stake in the hawkeye state -- six days before the election. "i'm with the iowa gop." in iowa the urgency is
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eric branstad, the son seeing new voters like we've democrats usually win the early vote. this year, iowa g-o-p enthusiasm." "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 both candidates recently came to cedar rapids, iowa, just hours apart. "she is the candidate of donald trump take us back." the challenge for democrats -- iowa was never democratic caucus loss was the beginning of the end for that campaign, and her 2016 win against bernie sanders was a struggle. iowa democrats argue
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especially against trump, and they insist their get out the vote operation is superior. "it is a toss up state. and it is gonna come down to that organization, and i think that's what's gonna get us the win." "it is a toss up state. and it is gonna come down to that organization, and i think that's what's gonna get us the win." in almost every battleground state, early voting this year is higher than it was at the same where about seven- thousand more voters turned out in 2012 a week ahead of the election -- compared to this year. today -- former president bill
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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 tomorrow. pence was in fort dodge last week. house speaker paul ryan is also --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 his challenger would do if voters elect her on tuesday. kwwl's nikki newbrough has more with monica vernon.
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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 blum...she says there is a clear difference between them. "you 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 and i will be willing to really work with everybody." and just recently, vernon had the chance to be on stage with hillary clinton during her cedar email situation with clinton, she is still backing her for president. "well to me that's a matter for the fbi and i think everybody i talk to wants to get back to the issues. talking about that any
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more job. to my i'm focused on jobs for people right here." in if you'd like to see our interview with congressman rod blum -- you can find it on our website -- kwwl- dot-com. critical condition after being shot in cedar rapids. an officer was also taken to the hospital. it happened near coe college in cedar rapids early yesterday morning. police say it all started with a traffic stop. investigators say jerime mitchell the officer. the officer shot him. mitchell then took off -- allegedly hitting an unmarked police suv -- before smashing into cars parked in a coe college parking lot. "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 hospital. police say that officer should be ok. we don't know what exactly happened that led to the officer firing at mitchell.
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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 word on his condition this im shaking a lot right now because i mean if they are shooting here now who's to say they wont come back? it's always a repeat around this area and it's crazy. it's got to stop. no arrestsa 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 and posted part of it on facebook live using the officer's i-pad. after 40 minutes, officers caught up with him. he had parked the police cruiser at this parents' home.
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of killing four people after plunging off a bridge into a crowded festival in california. the suspect is still being treated. authorities believe he was under the influence when he crashed. 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 crash. bu found on an island in the pacific ocean back in 1940 may belong to her -- so it's possible she was a castaway. after years of pain... a new reason to smile.. a parkersburg veteran had a serious mouth infection... potentially life- threatening... a dentist in waterloo decided to step in and help. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in waterloo... with the story of this unique friendship. a veteran named allen williams
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dental for one final appointment today.. the vet is a health care provider and he spends a lot of time looking after his mom... finally... someone else... unexpected.. stepped in to help him out... an unexpected bond.... between a veteran.... and a dentist.... allen williams.... "ah i love you guys...." served in the marine corps for 4 "still a marine... always a marine... marine for life..." the vet says his teeth hurt for almost 10 years... "it was horrible, like i said it's worse than a migraine. i mean it's a lot worse... you start crying because the pain is so bad..." he had a severe mouth infection... one that was potentially life threatening...
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(nat) dr. ala-a al arabi stepped in... agreeing to help allan out... free of charge... (nat) the surgery was succesfull.... "i had 19 teeth pulled out at once..." and now the vet's getting permanent dentures put in... "i feel better about myself... my self esteem's coming back..." new confidence... so allan can finally marry his girl... "i call her angel eyes... cause she caught my eye..." williams first came to aspen dental about 6 months ago... hopefully... today will be one of his final appointments... he's expected to get his permanent dentures. live in waterloo... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. allen williams did not qualify for
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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 we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist eileen loan. this is today in iowa." "now your storm track 7 let's go to storm track seven 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information.
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tracking through the area, mainly along a sta could see a shower or two today. some thunder is possible most of the day, as well. then we mild... temps this morning are in the upper 40s to low 60s...normal lows are 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 most of the thunderstorm activity will be toward evening to our south as the front starts to track away from us., but this then allows dry air in and we rainfall amounts will depend on how many thunderstorms track through your area, but thunderstorms getting up to an inch or so. scattered showers
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through off and on today with highs in the upper 50s to mid could lead to areas of fog as temperatures only drop into the mid to upper 40s. mostly sunny for thursday with highs back into weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. the time now is steal a base, settle in for a free taco. fast feet in the world series leads to free fast food today. back into the low to mid 60s... and we stay sun through the weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. the time now is steal a base, settle in for a free taco. fast feet in the world series leads
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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 weekend and even into monday before the next system brings another chance of showers to the state monday night and tuesday. 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
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the time now is steal a base, settle in for a free taco. fast feet in the world series leads to free fast food today. 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.
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e p****". when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. 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. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat-chested is very hard to be a 10. do you treat women with respect? uh... i can't say that either. alright, good.
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breaking news this morning. two iowa police officers are dead in what police are calling
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morning when officers went to investigate shots fired. the des moines police department says officers found an urbandale officer had been shot. about 20 minutes later -- a des moines officer was found shot.
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and online. one more game. for everything. tonight, one of the longest 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 the cubs forced a game seven in the world series by winning last night. they took control early with the long ball. is 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. the first in the world series in 11 years. russell also ties the record for most r-b-i in a world series game with
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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 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 happy when i get up in the morning. so whatever they want to do, i'm going to leave that up to the cleveland indians." the baseball commissioner says 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 one or two of the world series. 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
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frustrations. he saw giant bales of hay and he put pictures of the presidential nominees as targets. it's you're watching today in iowa on k- w-w-l.
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thunderstorms track through today but mainly dry through the weekend. highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s today will warm into the low to mid 60s the rest
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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, s' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum supported benefit cuts by voting to raise 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. women vote is responsible for darien: why have the latest smartphone if you can't use it wherever you go? switch to u.s. cellular for our best plan yet: 7 gigs of data per line for only $49. to share more photos at your cabin
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