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news at six." good evening everyone, i'm ron steele. and i'm amanda goodman. thanks for joining us. 29 people -- including passengers and crew -- make an emergency landing in waterloo. emergency crews were on scene in minutes. going out to the airport, we've the plane took off from sioux falls, south dakota and was on its way to chicago. pilots had to make an emergency landing in waterloo when there was smoke in the cockpit. kwwl's macleod hageman joins us live from waterloo regional airpot with the latest. mac? what's scary -- is passengers tell me they felt something was wrong before leaving south dakota. here's a look at the plane that had to make an emergency landing this afternoon -- due to a smelled
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started to get extremely hot. one passenger tells me something didn't feel right -- and the flight felt like the longest 22 wrong before we were taking off, because we were taxying for a while, and then we heard a really loud noise, and then we took off." jodie tells me she was reluctant to get on a second plane -- and thought about renting a car to drive to chicago. but the passengers and crew were able to leave waterloo on a second plane -- after four and she says she's relieved to we've got you covered live in according to american airlines officials -- the plane was at nearly half capacity -- during the flight. the temperature isn't the only thing going up today - wind gusts are picking up as well.
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chief meteorologist mark schnackenberg now who's tracking it all. 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: the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and low 60s south. the wind gradually diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine they collide. officials were called to a two-semi collision that happened on highway 63, ten miles north of new hampton.
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of this semi is smashed. and here's another look at the crash. there's no word on if there are any injuries. firefighters and family gathering today to remember a young eastern iowa man who died in a car crash. 22-year-old jedidiah wilson died when the car he was in crashed with another car near fairbank last saturday. he was airlifted to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. today, dozens came to his funernal in fairbank to honor wilson. he was a volunteer firefighter at the oran fire department. kwwls olivia mancino just returned from oran--she joins us now live i stopped by the oran fire department following the funeral, where his fellow firefighters gathered to remember him. almost immediately it was easy to see how many people he's impacted. on a windy february thursday, dozens of cars and firetrucks line the streets of this church as they mourn the could just touch anybody he talked to" saying 22 year old jed
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understatement. in addition to helping manage his family business, wilson spent much of his time as a volunteer firefighter in oran. "he was one of the guys you could go to to ask to do rechkemmer, firefighters and friends gathered at the department thursday to share memories of wilson. memories all unique to their own experiences with him, but threaded with one common theme. "ive never met anyone of any age that has gone out of their his friends say his personality---larger than life and his smile--contagious its what they'll miss the most about him "like everyone else... i'll miss his smile... and his ability to tell everyone exactly what was on his mind" wilson was a piece of the puzzle at the oran fire deparmtent, and in the community-- his friends saying he'll
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remembered wilson was also a board member of the trail blazers snowmobile club they held a tribute ride to his visitation last night we have photos of the ride on our website kwwl dot com. we've got you covered...kwwl news. officials are still investigating the crash. high schools state wide may soon be impacted by a new bill aiming what they are calling, 'collision sports.' those sports in iowa would kwwl's kristin rogers talking today, with an athletic trainer who was a part of drafting the from high schools across the state, kristin? that's right and many of the larger schools i spoke with said this will not directly impact them because they already fit the bill so to say, having trainers on hand.
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small schools who would have to find a way to make it feasible. high school sports bring tradition and excitment to many communities but soon, there may be changes coming in what schools will be (cg: brad floy/ secretary for iowa atheltic trainers' society) "if you can afford to have these sports then you need to have an athletic trainer or health care provider on site to have them." floy helped draft a new bill that would require an athletic trainer provided by the home team at all varisty football, wrestling and soccer contest. as a trainer himself at the university of iowa, he says soccer, wrestling are the ones where you see the most concussions, the most severe injuries so we're starting with also trying to narrow it down for the cost issue as well." cost being one of the largest issues, floy tells me it's estimated to cost a school 25- hundred to 5 thousand dollars a year just to provide someone at home contest. (cg: kristin rogers) "while the new legislation may financially affect smaller schools it is not going to effect large schools like iowa city west where they already have a
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(cg: scott kibby/ athletic director at iowa city west high school) "i'd say it's a big need to have somebody at games for all sprained ankle or concussion." he tells me they see a lot more "other" injuries than they do concussions, however i'm told concussions are one of the driving forces of this bill. i spoke with the activities director of the small school of adair- casey today on the phone, he told me he doesn't know if the bill is feasible because of it's price tag. we've got you covered live, kristin rogers...kwwl news. floy told us they would like to expand the bill to all sports first to try and keep the cost
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continuing coverage - witnesses living in the neighborhood of last nights' shots fired incident are getting frustrated with the recurring incidents of violence. police responding to shots fired in the 15-hundred block of woodmayr drive in waterloo. at least 20 shell casings were found and police say some homes were hit by bullets. no injuries were reported in the incident. one witness who has lived in the neighborhood for more than forty "it's too big of a job to move. it would be easier to stand out in the middle of the street and get shot." police are still investigating the shooting - no arrests are made yet. an iowa academy, being investigated for sexual assault allegations, is coming under more fire - this time for delayed incident reports. lee county sheriff's records show that dozens of reports about runaways, assaults and suicide attempts by troubled teens at midwest academy in keokuk often were
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happened. the sheriff says in some incidents, law enforcement was notified only after the state human services department got involved. a central iowa school goes into lockdown after a parent made threats against staff members. officials say the man walked into the maxwell school wednesday morning and confronted the principal. the principal thinks the man was upset over an incident happening on the bus. when the man left, the school arrested. the man is currently being held on a warrant from another state. a cedar rapids woman is forced to euthanize her dog after it was attack by two other dogs. pinscher pomeranian -- was less than a year old. her owner -- diana hogan -- said the pup was outside on a leash when the two loose dogs attacked. one of (diana hogan/cedar rapids) "my husband went to unleash sabrina anne and the pitbull
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our dog off. broke it's way open and the fight was on." the owners of the dogs live a street away. both dogs were impounded with the lab later being released. the owners have not claimed the pit bull and it remains in the city's custody. coming up on kwwl, a pair of sheriff's deputies and a local vet are and - day one of the iowa state wresling tournament kicks off in des moines. "now your storm track 7
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informati february is huge for us. all our handcrafted classic footlongs are just $6 each. the media is going a little crazy. "sub-mageddon" with an incredible amount of accumulation inside... that now seems... enjoy all our classic footlongs for just $6 each. information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s
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weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and low 60s south. the wind gradually diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and low 60s south. the wind gradually diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds drop into the 30s and 40s by and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal
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thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and low 60s south. the wind gradually diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people thinking spring.the wind settles down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday south. the wind gradually diminishes after midnight friday night. a relatively light wind this weekend with above normal temperatures will get people
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down slightly overnight, but remains windy. the wind friday is stronger than thursday with gusts to near 50 mph. the clouds clear tonight as temperatures drop into the 30s and 40s by morning. sunshine and a strong wind pushes friday afternoon temperatures into the upper 40s north and low 60s south. the wind gradually local veternarian are being credited with the rescue of an unusual animal. two deputies from the dubuque county sheriff's office finding a bearded dragon on the side of the road, nearly frozen to death. kwwl's brad hanson getting a chance to speak with the veternarian who helped save this lizard's life. and brad, she says this isn't your every day call. no--really nothing about this case is normal--even the way they found the bearded dragon--on the side of the road, in an aquarium covered by a blanket. but today she's made a full
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character. like her fictional counterpart, the story of how daenerys got here is the stuff of legend--but in this case, it's totally true. nats music playing daenerys was found on the side of the road by these two deputies--frozen nearly to death. "it was really really cold that night. close to zero if not house--but it didnt' look good. (dr. robin mundt, associate veterinarian, petmed) "it was literally so stiff and not moving. i mean you picked it up and it just came like a board in one wouldn't keep this not so mythical dragon down. within hours she had headlong into battle--across the vet floor. "these guys are just gentle, laid back" oh...right--the point being, she's healthy again, and in good hands. (brad hanson,
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not have had a home before she was rescued, but she does right here at petmed. to deal with exotic animals." mundt says she's expected to live a long and healthy life--most likely, drama free. mundt says she's just shocked that this has become such a popular story here in dubuque. but she's also glad--petco actually donated a lot of the supplies daenerys needs, including a new aquarium. we've got you covered live from the t-h media newsroom in dubuque, brad hanson...kwwl news. bearded dragons, like daenerys , have the average life expectancy of about ten years. coming up... the three day traditional wrestling tournament is underway in desmoines. we will have first
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and in the n-b-a, an iowa native is traded from the windy city to hotlanta. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in fairbank, wadena, ryan and all of eastern iowa
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it's day one of the traditionamoines. last night--- alburnett, davenport assumption and west des moines valley captured state duals championships. today --672 wrestlers begin their quest for individual glory---with three more team titles up for grabs. kwwl's mark woodley is matside from day one at wells fargo arena. don bosco - with hopes of a opened up his tourney with a 9-4 decision over rockford's will portis - one of a pair of
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dike-new hartford advanced 2 including 126 pounder kody kugle with an 11-5 decision - south winn's landers kaboushek would move on at 195 - agwsr's caleb meinders used an overtime take-down to advance at 220 - and hudson's taylen entriken was one of 2 pirates to remain perfect after picking up the 16-0 tech fall at 160 - "it was an alright match. i got rode out for the first time this 132 - while lisbon also moved 5 - paced by a tech-fall from 3-time champ carter happel - who's looking to become the 3rd 4- timer in school history - "if i can bring home mine, we'll
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to have 3 in the state, so the bodies were flying all over in class 3-a - and dubuque hempstead would player in the team race - got a pin from marcus england at 113 to set the tone - as they'd move 5 to quarters - pins the name of the game in 3-a - where cedar rapids xavier's josh gerke ended things early at 145 - while waverly-shell rock's zach wagenhoffer would do the same at 152 - getting a second period fall one of 3 go-hawk first round pins - "i'm really good on top with my legs. i put him on my legs, he - omar begic ended the day with a
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vaulting him to the quarters - in des moines - mark woodley - kwwl news right now in class one-a.... state dual champion alburnett leads the way.. lisbon and don bosco are still in the hunt. and in class three- a, fort dodge has surged to the early lead... waverly- shell rock, dubuque hempstead, cedar rapids kennedy and western dubuque are giving chase. 2a is n-b-a veteran and sioux city native kirk hinrich was traded by the chicago bulls today to the atlanta hawks for a second round draft pick. hinrich a first round pick of the bulls in 2003 is averaging 11 points and five assists a game for his diminsihed role this season.
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