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a massive thanksgiving day fire. thick black smoke billowing through the air in central city - where dozens of firecrews worked to put out the fire at iowa gold distributing. the business deals with waste oil - and as crews were working to put it out, one of the barrels of oil inside caused multiple small explosions. more on this big fire coming up in our newscast, but first. many of you will be traveling home for your thanksgiving track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: happy dry for eastern iowa. high pressure tracks to the east enough that there will be very moves close enough to our area the northeast, early morning shoppers on friday may see a in the low to mid 40s. rise into the upper 40s. sunday chance of showers. showers last into monday, when we could warm to the low 50s. to normal to close out the month. a thanksgiving day fire --but stormtrack 7 weather team: happy thanksgiving, eastern later today, making way for a
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moves close enough to our area tonight that we could see some - at most. the rest of friday quite rise into the upper 40s. sunday features similar temperatures, but with breezy winds and the chance of showers. showers last on monday, cooling us back down to normal to close out the stormtrack 7 weather team: happy thanksgiving, eastern pressure tracks to the east later today, making way for a moves close enough to our area tonight that we could see some - at most. the rest of friday quite mild and as a warm front will temperatures, but with breezy winds and the chance of showers. a cold front will track throug stormtrack 7 weather team: happy thanksgiving, eastern pressure tracks to the east a thanksgiving day fire --but not started in the kitchen. large flames and thick black smoke coming from a distributing plant in linn county --sending one firefighter to the hospital with possible life- threatening injuries. the fire chief telling people who live in town to shut their windows and shut of their furnaces.
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recycling business in central city. kwwl's taylor bailey has been at the scene all day. she's live there now. taylor? the fire seems to be under control now but fire fighters tell me it will probably continue to burn for the rest of the night a fire ball fills the sky over central city... and it just puts off a big aray of many on thanksgiving morning...the smoke--visble for miles. "mutiple fire bombs going off, morning...the smoke--visble for miles. "mutiple fire bombs going off, black smoke and popping, yeah pretty scary" stand-up "the central city fire chief says they are not sure what caused the fire here, but they know oil was involved. at this point they are not sure what was in the smoke so they are urging people to be careful in the area" (taylor bailey, @tbaileykwwl) hunter wilson and his father used to work at iowa gold distributing hunter says when he heard about the fire--he had to come see it for
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hope they (blows up) i hope they it's kind of heart breaking, this is one of the more enjoyable places i've worked at" (hunter wilson, center ctiy) i am told six to eight people worked in the building. the fire affecting many people in the area--some people bringing food for the fire fightes who were on people in the area--some people bringing food for the fire hours "of course it's thanksgiving so they are missing time with their family and friends to be here to make sure our community and members are safe so it's the least we can do" 12 fire departments spent their thanksgiving here today--people in the area are thankful for all the responders.
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black smoke - and that smoke showed up on our storm track seven live doppler radar. you can see the cloud on the radar, is actually smoke from that fire. as crews were battling to put out this fire-neighbors nearby were being told to stay inside and take all precautions. kwwl's elizabeth amanieh speaking with those nearby. elizabeth. amanda- firefighters just finished cleaning u they could before it got dark here. and now they say people in the area here are safe to come out of their homes and resume as normal let's take a look at these firefighters who've been fighting this relentless fire. but people in the area were mostly concerned about that thick cloud of black smoke. especially families gathering together for thanksgiving. brenda hagerman who lives just right down the street said
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grandchildren play outside today. "no, because i didn't want them to run out in the street and inhale that black stuff. no." i spoke with more people in the nieghborhood-ill have that for you more people in the nieghborhood-ill have that for you tonight at 10. firefighters also tell me they will have a crew here checking throughout the night to make sure this fire doesn't flame back up. elizabeth amanieh news 7 kwwl. this fire on our facebook page - remember, when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and weather. a cedar falls family of five pushed from their home just before thanksgiving all because of a fire. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live in the studio. mac? i caught up with neighbors who
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heavy flames tearing through the roof of this cedar falls briarwood drive home wednesday night. "and, we're told it started from a wood-burning stove." chelsea steil visiting family for thanksgiving. (nats... fire) "chelsea says even though the house is damaged, she's happy the family of five was able to get out safely and spend everybody was safe." "that's awesome. that's like the best case scenerio for something like that." the family of five staying with relatives two doors down -- salvaging what's left of their thanksgiving spirit. "we always have tons of food here, so my mom was like 'they can always come over to our place.' the neighbors are really good around here. so, i know they would be taken in with whoever." i talked with with the mom who said she didn't want be on camera -- after getting surgery done earlier this week -- having her home start on fire --
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what to do for thanksgiving. but she did tell me -- she's relieved everyone and all her pets are hageman -- news seven -- kwwl . right now -- the cedar falls family says they're trying to figure what's covered under their insurance policy. a kwwl follow-up last year on thanksgiving - police were called to a home in cedar falls for a fire that was deemed arson. a van with thousands of dollars of musical equipment was set on fire. is pleaded guilty to 2nd degree arson charges in may. friends say kollash had a fight with his bandmates earlier in the day - and then set the van on fire. decision 2016 - one of iowa's fastest growing cities will see a change in leadership soon. a special election likely to take place to pick a new mayor in north liberty. their current mayor amy nielsen recently won a seat in the iowa state house, and will be vacating her post
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here in north liberty many are finishing last minute preparations for thanksgiving dinner soon they'll be preparing for a new mayor current mayor amy nielsen newly elected as a state representative -- opening the job as mayor the city council can choose to select a new mayor or a special election can be held "more than likely we're going to end up having a special election. i don't know what would prevent that at this point, really." to trigger a special election someone would only have collect 26 signatures something matthew pollock intends to do once nielson resigns "it's democracy. our people deserve a voice. we shouldn't be able to just pick someone to be the mayor. i believe everyone should have the opportunity to go out and vote for who they think best represents them as a people." 18-thousand call north liberty home "that number only continues to grow in fact at 37% in the last
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growing demands, a new high the biggest concerns facing the town "it's always going to be about the growth, just different ways that we need to be managing it." pollock says he wants to continue a sustanable growth while keeping the small town community feel in north liberty jalyn souchek news 7 kwwl pollock says he has 14 days to collect the needed signatures after a mayor is appointed to get a special election. percent of voters in the last regular city election, which only comes to 26. coming up on kwwl, think you have have food poisoning from something you got at the store this thanksgiving? we'll tell you about a hotline to help you. and we check in with a group frying their turkey for thanksgiving. and... here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar.... meteorologist kyle kiel will have your full forecast, coming up. "this is kwwl news at six. meteorologist mark schnackenberg
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forecast on kwwl." let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel now for your thanksgiving night forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information. here is additional forecast happy thanksgiving, eastern iowa! most of the day will be the second system is close highs warm into the upper 30s and low 40s. low pressure moves may see a light dusting of snow mid 40s. the weekend starts off saturday rise into the upper showers last into monday, when we could warm to the low 50s. a cold front will track through on monday, cooling us back down will be dry for eastern iowa. in. the second system is close enough that there will be very little sunshine today, if any. that we could see some light the northeast, early morning shoppers on friday may see a clouds and highs in the low to mid 40s.
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features similar temperatures, but with breezy winds and the chance of showers. showers last into monday, when we could warm to the low 50s. to normal to close out the month.happy thanksgiving, eastern iowa! most of the day will be dry for eastern iowa. high pressure tracks to the east later today, making way for a low pressure system to move in. the second system is close enough that there will be very little sunshine today, if any. highs warm into the upper 30s close enough to our area tonight that we could see some light snow or rain/snow mix into friday morning. as it tracks to the northeast, early morning shoppers on friday may see a light dusting of snow - at most. the rest of friday will be dry with decreasing clouds and highs in the low to
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track through. highs on saturday rise into the upper 40s. sunday features similar temperatures, but with breezy winds and the chance of showers. showers last into monday, when we could warm to the low 50s. a cold front will track through on monday, cooling us back down to normal to close out the month. pressure system to move in. the second system is close enough that there will be very little sunshine today, if any. highs warm into the upper 30s and low 40s. low pressure moves close enough to our area tonight that we could see some light snow or rain/snow mix into friday morning. as it tracks to the northeast, early morning shoppers on friday may see a light dusting of snow - at most. the rest of friday will be dry with decreasing clouds and highs in the low to mild and as a warm front will
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40s. sunday features similar temperatures, but with breezy eventually, we'll start to see some snow here in eastern iowa. kwwl's brad hanson shows us how one local sheriff's office has made some moves to be prepared for that snow. (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "well so far, the issues have been few and far this year when the roads start to look like this... nats truck door shutting, truck starting, truck leaving the winneshiek county sheriff's office will be able to respond faster and more reliably. (dan marx, winneshiek county sheriff) "we don't get to take a day off because of weather, and we dont close down because of weather. so we still have to work in the worst kind of conditions, and typically, that's when we become the busiest, in the bad weather conditions."
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fleet--getting new trucks, and making sure all of their vehicles have four wheel drive capability. "it was very difficult to get around, especially on the icy roads and the secondary roads that a lot of times don't get respond to call in 2-wheel drive, mostly rear wheel drive cars, which naturally didn't work too well." this new fleet should also cut down on these vehicles having to be rescued themselves. "i needed to be rescued a few times by my deputies, where i would get stuck on my way to a four wheel drive, people in winneshiek county can rest a little easier, knowing those calls will be answered much faster. (brad hanson, @bhansonkwwl) "now another interesting note, they were able to buy all of these trucks and helping out their local economy, and soon they'll be helping people who get stuck in the snow as well. in decorah, brad hanson, news 7 kwwl." all of those vehicles are now on
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they've already seen that four wheel drive capability come in handy. imagine cooking six turkeys in a few hours. cedar falls business owner todd steil has it down to a science -- after doing it for 20 years. todd says he starts frying the big birds every thanksgiving morning for friends, neighbors, and employees -- and he's all done by the afternoon. unlike most experts -- todd says "use peanut oil, that's the key. it's a little more expensive, but you won't have any flare-ups or flames. it's fun to do. it's nice and juicy. the only downfall is turkeys are awesome." of course -- todd recommends always deep-frying your turkey outside -- make sure it's thawed -- and allow at least 45 minutes per bird. and remember the two iowa turkeys to be pardoned by the president?
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d-c, but a twist this year a vote for which turkey was pardoned. the twitter vote ultimately ended up with tot getting the pardon... but no worries for tator, they both get to live out the rest of their lives at "gobblers rest" at virginia tech university. coming up... it's a traditional thanksgiving day battle--- the detroit lions and the minnesota vikings... and the number 21 iowa state cyclones and indiana state goes
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good evening, i'm rick coleman . monte morris and the 21st ranked iowa state men's basketball team spending thanksgiving day playing indiana state in the first round of the advocare invitational tournament in orlando. the sycamores are picked to
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indiana state is led by former iowa hawkeye assistant greg lansing... and this is a back and forth game from the start..the cyclones deonte burton with the steal and jam for the cyclones. later its the sycamores' laquarious paige driving and scoring and the foul... pagie finishes with 20.....indiana state by five... the cyclones respond...good iowa state defense leads to a monte morris layup and foul--- iowa state leads in the second half-- indiana state goes on a run...brenton scott knocks down a three.... the sycamores led by three late. but monte morris and the cyclones answer---this scoop shot by the all- american---ties the game at 69 in the
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and with iowa state trailing by two....matt thomas rattles in what turns out to be the game winning three pointer..... the cyclones hold on for a 73-71 win. they'll play miami in the semifinals friday. big 12/big ten matchup as number 20 baylor plays number 24 michigan state in the battle 4 atlantis... the spartans with a good first half---miles bridges the block---michigan state on the break and joshua langford finishes for a 10 point sparty lead. but the bears storm back in the second half--- manu lecomte with a three--baylor leads 40-35. tom izzo can't believe it--- baylor completely flips the script.. johnathon motley with a fastbreak slam ---motley leads all scorers with 26. and baylor crushes michigan state 73-56. turkey day n-f-l tradition...the detroit lions host the minnesota vikings in a first place n-f-c north divisional battle. the lions score on their first possession--matthe w stafford a short touchdown pass to the ageless anquan boldin... 7-0 detroit..
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first quarter--- fullback matt asiata pounds it in from---five yards out to make it 7-7. the score is tied at 13 with 38 second left---when the vikings sam bradford is picked off by the lions darious slay.. detroit wins it on a 40 yard matt prater
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hours with you. lindale mall in cedar rapids and kennedy mall in dubuque will be open until one a-m tonight. coral ridge mall in coralville is open until midnight. those three will morning. crossroads mall in waterloo is open now through tomorrow. let's go to storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel for a last look at your forecast.
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