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president. plus... overseas -- doctors are struggling to help people as the battle for one city continues. and someone is holding a multi- mil d but first, welcome to today in iowa. good morning, i'm lauren moss in for jerry this morning... some areas saw quite a bit of rain yesterday- are we out of the woods yet? let's check on your weather now with storm track 7 meteorologist eileen loan. good morning. eileen on camera from the kwwl stormtrack
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pretty breezy... 15 to 20 mph long. we may not warm up much, but we will still have some drizzle and even a few showers tracking through off and on today. it is still mild... temps are in the 40s this they will likely stay most of scattered. we could have some clearing by late afternoon, but we have more moisture streaming will be mild today with breezy south winds helping get temps int rid of... i'll have more coming up in a few minutes. for a new u-n-i president. this morning -- we expect to learn the first of four finalists. each candidate's name will be announced a day before their visit to campus. following the visits -- the board of regents will meet next week to
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president bill ruud left the university this summer to become president at a marietta college in ohio. tonight -- another step forward towards development in waterloo. the waterloo city council is set to talk about the old logan plaza future plans also include a hotel and a convience store. continuing coverage this morning... a teenager is in the hospital after he was shot. police officers had a portion of waterloo -- possibly in connection to the shooting. neighbors tell us police came to their doors around nine o-clock last night -- and told them to stay inside. the teen is expected to be okay. as soon as we learn more -- we a fire destroys a barn at a dairy farm. it happened yesterday afternoon near vinton. firefighters say the barn's feed shed caught fire and it spread to the main milking area. nobody and no animals were hurt -- but vinton's fire chief says
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two people hurt after a driver loses control while changing lanes. the linn county sheriff says they were called to highway 13 yesterday afternoon. they say 56-year- old lori billmeyer was driving with her 86-year-old mother when the car rolled. both women were taken to the hospital and are expected to be okay. they were both wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. a family is grieving after their loved one was killed in a crash this weekend. was coming home from work. the car she was riding in hit the back of a police suv--killing ones and her two year old daughter. "there were people in the place talking about this huge accident on 380 and i just kind of like, i kind of instantly thought like i haven't heard from her today she was supposed to call me today or yesterday" the family says she just announced she was three months pregnant with her second child.
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another driver on an interstate. a procession of law enforcement vehicles took his body from the scene. along the way, a group of officers paid their respects as the procession passed by. officers say this tragedy serves as an important reminder of the dangers officers face everyday. "when you see these troopers and you see these law give them the room that they need because if not, this is what happens and it continues to happen on a regular basis." the driver of the vehicle that hit him has been detained for questioning. we'd like to rwemind you -- here in iowa -- move over, slow down is the law. when you see a police car, maitenance vehicle or tow truck with its lights flashing -- change lanes or slow down. drivers who breask this law could be charged a fine.
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street. police say the shooter fired several shots sunday morning. one person died -- nine others were taken to the hospital. police say at least 40 officers responded immediately because of several holiday events in the area. "this is the act of just brazen cowards who took these actions into those hands and these are their choices, and now accountable." police say at least 11 arrests least 11 arrests were made this weekend of people illegally rr are injured after a gun battle spanning eight blocks. police responding to a shots fired call found people shooting at each other, then heard numerous shots in the surrounding area. one person was seriously hurt -- the other six are expected to be okay. no word on what started it. a man has been charged with homicide after a teenage boy died after being shot inside a fire department.
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junior firefighter. "you just can't take any day for certainly with this family." "stay strong and just get through it." the suspect is being held without bail. police officers in michigan held a bike ride in honor of a fallen officer. they rode 15 miles in honor of officer collin rose. stopped a man on a bicycle suspected in a vehicle break- in. he later died in a detroit hospital. a man has been arrested in connection to the shooting and is facing murder charges. in chicago -- a funeral was held for the teenage grandson of u-s congressman danny davis. police say he was shot and killed during an argument with two other teenagers over gym shoes. two teenagers have been charged as adults with first-degree murder and home invasion. both were denied bail.
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of fidel castro and honoring his legacy. the former cuban leader's remains will be brought to havana's revolution play today. jay gray has the latest from cuba. hidden along a narrow side street in old havana. inside a modest but well roger travafreites reflects on a "new"
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loves has changed....change that strayed from problems at but with raul in power now he has renewed hope. "when that happened i saw the the man they honor. "to cubans fidel castro is an with a renewed spirit of many here. "i'm a communist...communist returning to rooted in their past. "as so many in this country now look for aw rooted in their past. "as so many in this country now a mass public ceremony is
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the battle for a city impacting parts of iraq -- as people are being brought to a hospital. it is overwhelmed... with a hundred to 1- hundred and 50 patients arriving each day. but the hospital has a total of less than 2-hundred beds. the injured. have to wait for surgery... as family members are left waiting. "we expect that this will operate immediately at once all the patients." the doctor also says once they are discharged -- some have nowhere to go. on to the white house transition... later today we expect to find out if wisconsin can finish its recount before the electoral college deadline. the green party is challenging election results in three states.
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president-elect trump calls it a scam. tracie potts has the latest this requesting recounts in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. "this is not about helping one in." president-elect trump's denouncing the effort on twitter...alleging voter fraud in states hillary clinton won - that he won the popular vote because millions voted illegally. he calls the recount a fundraising "scam. the green campaign lawyer says they've there is dissention inside the trump transition... over
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fidel castro there are questions relationship with cuba. conway - mr. trump's senior adviser - says he's open tracie potts, nbc news, washington. return. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. jill stein raised more than five return. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. jill stein raised more than five court costs associated with the recount in wisconsin. now hiring -- the cedar rapids police department. the department is accepting applications for new officers through january twelfth. police say hiring recruits is an intense and competitive process that takes months to complete. authorities say applicants will have to complete a physical and written test -- including a polygraph test.
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all six powerball numbers drawn saturday night. the ticket is worth nearly 421- million dollars. the winner has not come forward or she has 6-months to claim the prize. it's coming up on today in iowa.... the cyclones go down to the wire against number 11 gonzaga. plus... a teddy bear tradition. all for a good cause. those storpl meteorologist eileen loan coming up/ [music] no, no, no, no, people are both soft and strong... yey! which is why our products are too.
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"now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now for your forecast forecast. from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen here is additional forecast
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stormtrack7 live weather network cameras are pretty hazy out there in most of the viewing area. we keep some drizzle, some showers and breezy conditions today with another round of showers possible on wednesday... all from the same system! the heaviest rainfall has tracked to the east... we saw everything from a trace to an inch in the viewing area... many of the areas in green saw over half an inch with some
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temps are in the 40s, with a few 50s ahead of the cold front that will eventually track through. winds are breezy... mainly 15 to 25 mph early this morning with gusts to 30 mph... we keep the of the day before they die down this evening. the low will track slowly to our north and slow down even more over the next few days. we keep some low level moisture today with areas of
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through ahead of the cold front. as that tracks through, it isn't very cold, but we will see more of a wind shift to the west and southwest tomorrow. then a lobe tracks through tomorrow night and wednesday that cloudy with drizzle and a few it's coming up on today in iowa.... after three straight wins the iowa football team is back to the national rankings. plus... a wrigley field -- you
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11th ranked gon-zaga. iowa state knocked off miami on
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but the team falls short. cyclones fall 73 to 71. the hawkeye football team is back in the a-p poll for the first time since week three. iowa moved back in at the number 22 spot -- one place ahead of nebraska -- the team the hawks beat by 30 on friday. iowa finished the regular season with three straight wins and will now wait out a bowl invitation. tom brady just keeps climbing up the new england patriots star is now tied with peyton manning for most wins all-time by an nfl quarterback. the patriots' win over the jets on sunday gave brady 2-hundredth win -- which includes regular season and postseason. he also became the fifth quarterback in nfl history to reach 60-thousand career passing yards. it's raining teddy bears. it has been known to rain hats on the
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animals??? a canadian hockey team called the calgary hitmen has an annual teddy bear toss to benefit charity. more than 17- thousand fans tossed just under 24-thousand stuffed animals onto the ice. they will go to 60 nearby charities. a big cubs fans and chef is using his artistic skills to relive the world series nearly a month after the cubs big win. he unveiled a gingerbread replica of wrigley field. it weighs more than 4-hundred pounds at' the players made out of legos. the scoreboard is edible paper -- and the windows are made of gelatin. it took him and his chefs more "everybody here, we're all cubs fans, so, you know being that make wrigley field." "i had to cut and measure templates, square everything off, make sure it all measured out so everytnghis ieven. it
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after the holidays. it's coming up on today in iowa -- smokers are being encouraged to quit now more than ever... lung screenings are helping detect cancer early for patients.
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quit. danielle barber reports.. "i was scared. i was very scared. i thought oh my god." renee buckman is a former smoker. her doctor urged her to get a lung cancer screening "without the screening, i wouldn't have known. and, now that they did find it, i got it
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current smokers or former smokers, who have quit within the last fifteen years, between the ages of 55 and 77. "the sooner you quit the better. but, just because you quit doesn't mean you're not at risk for lung cancer. and, the the risk becomes, but certainly you're year. and, like i said, once you patients need to be referred by their primary doctor to get the lung screening. be referred by their primary doctor to get the lung
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you'll be referred to the appropriate care. today in iowa continues in a moment. is more rain on tap? eileen loan
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let's go to storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan now 7 weather team. see the screen information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: areas of light rain and drizzle light rain or snow showers before cooling back to the upper 30s for friday afternoon. overnight lows will be in the 30s for the first part of the week, the 20s as we
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president elect donald trump is blasting the former democratic nominee for participating in a recount effort that he calls a scam. an employee is taken to the hospital after a car crashes into a the best -- musicians head to eastern iowa to audition. but first, good morning and welcome to today in iowa. im lauren moss- in for jerry this morning. we some some rain yesterday but


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