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protestors smashing cop cars ani upset about the presidential election. plus... following speculation governor branstad could be part of donald trump's administration -- we're hearing branstad's thoughts on the idea. and... helping a young iowa boy feel like everybody else -- by getting him a bike built just for him. it's a story that's new this morning. here's a live look at our good morning it's 6 a-m -- today is
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good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. temperatures are actually warming up a bit this morning... back into the upper 30s to low 40s over most of the kwwl viewing area. that is due s they will be mainly around 15 mph but gusting to 25 mph today before dying down this evening. we also have pretty clear skies out there this morning... that will continue today with mild temperatures, too... aiming for the low to mid 60s this afternoon. we cool down for veterans day, though as a cold
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highways blocked, crowds erupting. across the country -- a number of protests from people who do not support our country's next president. in california -- several hundred people blocked one of the busiest freeways. not their president. "hey, ho ho, donald trump has ...proteistng into the election victory that shocked the world. philadelphia... ...to oregon... ...and down through the west coast to los angeles... ...some demonstrators there -- setting fire to a donald trump effigy... others -- blocking the highway. in new york -- as many as 5,000 people gathered outside trump tower... ...while in the nation's capital --anti-trump chants echoed through the streets. (nat pop) "no trump, no kkk, no racist usa" a similar outcry -- heard
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not today!" some -- even calling on clinton to challenge the election results. mos protester: "women need you. minorities need you. i need you. chicago needs you. we all need you. this country needs you." clinton herself -- sending a very different message ashe conceded hillary clinton / (d) former presidential nominee: "donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and the chance to lead." the rage that played out on the streets wednesday... ...a stark contrast o president obama as he spoke following trump's victory... (president obama) "we are now all rooting for his success those words with action... ...inviting trump to meet more on trump's meeting with the president coming up in a few minutes. we're also seeing vandalism related to the presidential racr. in philadelphis -- police say the word "trump" was scrawled on the side of a building, with a swastika replacing the "t." a crew removed the graffiti with power washers.
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virginia. it's believed it happened before trump even won the election. the amount of the damage is unclear. a g-o-p office in kentuckey vandalized. police say someone threw a 10-pound dumbbell through the glass door just around the time trump won the presidency. so far no word on a suspect. this is all coming as leaders of both the democratic and republican parties are looking for ways to re-unite the country. donald trump and his wife melania are scheduled to meet with president obama today, getting an update on transition plans. president obama is prm "now, it is no secret that the president-elect and i have some pretty significant differences. but president bush's team could not have been more professional or more gracious in making sure we had a smooth transition so that we could hit the ground running.
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hillary clinton is calling on her supporters to give donald trump a chance. the former democratic nominee conceded the race yesterday after losing the presidential election to trump. she said the constitution requires a peaceful for a long time, but i want you to country we love and about building an america that's hopeful, inclusive and big- hearted." house quest and likely her there will be a lot of attention around who donald trump will choose to he's one of the ones dealing with china, you would be our prime candidate to take care of china
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could be trump's us ambassador to china. in september, branstad hosted businesspeople from china and talked soybean deals. plus the governor's been friends "i'm not interested in living overseas.i have 7 grandchildren here in iowa. i love this job as governor of the state of iowa well, i havent been asked. sounded like it on stage there well he said some very nice things, very complmentary things" the governor also ruled out becoming trump's secretary of agriculture. he says he doesn't want to live in washington. during this week's elections -- voters in one city -- had decide whether it should even exist. the small henry county city of mount union tying on the issue -- 31 to 31. people have been talking about the issue for months,. the county auditor says uncounted absentee ballots could still break the tie -- as long
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time now is xxx. a kwwl follow-up this morning. arrested after being released from the hospital. cedar falls police arresting 42-year -old charles brooks of minnesota on a warrant for serious injury by a motor vehicle. police say brooks was speeding when he collided with a dodge caravan -- causing injuries to passngers in the van. 38-year-old cynthia brooks of waterloo died. the cars involved in the crash -- destroyed the next day when burned through a cedar falls evidence storage building. police say everything inside the building was lost in the fire. twenty years in prison for trying to lure a 15-year- old boy. according to the plea agreement, kevin carpenter of mount vernon placed an ad on craigslist titled, "looking for young boy." an undercover iowa d-c-i agent saw the post and arranged to meet carpenter in august of 2014 --where he admitted everything and was arrested. a pilot and a passemher hurt
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it's unlear how the two people are doing. it was the second plane crash in the area -- happening just after this one. two people died. the f-a-a and the n-t-s-b are working together to figure out what happened. dramatic surveillance video shows an armed bank robbery. you'll see the suspects drive up to the colorado bank and run inside. there-- the men pull out their guns and start pointing them at the the two did manage to get away and the f-b-i says they should be considered armed and dangerous.. a massive fire overtakes a former steel plant. smoke coming from the new york fire could be seen for miles. people nearby heard explosions before the roof collapsed. hundreds of firefighters battling the large fire -- luckily nobody was hurt. no word on the cause. dozens of students sick after being exposed to a strong smell
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58 people -- in all taken to the hospital. the smell in pennsylvania causing multiple elementary schools to evacuate. at this point crews do not know the source of the gas odor and the injuries. time now is xxx. new this morning keeping up with his brother... one hudson two- year old can now ride his bike with his family it's all thanks to the help of a nonprofit. kwwl's amanda gilbert joins us live in cedar fall's with this two year old cooper was born with spina bifida... a disorder that affects his ability to walk.. breathe and swallow. he couldn't ride the tricycle his twin brother was using.. . that's when nonprofit ambucs pitched in to help. they raised money to get cooper a new adaptive trycle... it would usually cost around 800
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to enjoy the same experience as his twin. " "it makes him feel independence... even though we are pushing him... he's just riding along like nobody's business.." ambucs does this for kids and adults all over the nation... but they don't have a chapter anywhere in iowa. the non profit has an event this afternoon at area education agency 267 in cedar falls. they'll be fitting kids for new adaptive bikes... and teaching people more about what they do. live in cedar falls... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl. ambucs says one of their goals is to eventually start a chapter in iowa once they have enough people who
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its coming up on today in iowa - smoke filling the skies. wildfires causing problems for miles. plus -- the littlest recruit, with the biggest heart. a young boy gets the chance to live his dream. and -- a woman welcoming home her boyfriend -- gets a big surprise. "you're watching kwwl, we've got you covered! with jerry gallagher, ally crutcher and meteorologist el
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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 for your complete weathein here is additional forecast information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will continue to stay dry for the next few days. we won't see much changing, although we may have a few more clouds for veterans day tomorrow as a cold front tracks through, but there really isn't a lot of moisture with it. it is mild this morning... we are already warmer than this point yesterday and continuing to climb a bit... mainly in the upper 30s to low 40s in the viewing area with more mid 40s to the
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already pretty strong to the west... they will stay gusty all day today from the southwest, but ass the front tracks in tonight, the winds will turn to the north. there isn't a lot of moisture anywhere in the midwest with mainly sunny skies.. that will continue, although we may have a few more clouds tomorrow, but the won't last long and will likely be fairly high. highs will be in the 60s and 70s today over the region, but cool down after that front tracks through tomorrow.... really getting us back to more normal levels for a couple of days. today, though will bee with highs in the low to mid 60s with southwest winds gusting to 25 mph. clear tonight with lows in the upper 30s to low 40s, but the winds turn to the north.. they won't be as strong as today, but may still be a bit gusty with highs for veterans day back near normal... in the upper 40s to low 50s under mainly sunny skies. we have a chilly start to saturday, but we warm back into the upper 50s for much of next week. and we stay pretty dry, too, with the next chance of rain
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in the upper 30s to low 40s, but the winds turn to the north.. they won't be as strong as today, but may still be a bit gusty with highs for veterans day back near have a chilly start to saturday, we stay pretty dry, too, with the next chance of rain holding off until later next week. reduced visibility, smoky smells and breathing sensitivity smoke from the wildfires in the north georgia mountains causing air quality problems in atlanta,. northern georgia is experiencing extreme drought conditions, which are fueling the flames and
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to fight the fires in the state... and say there is no threat people or buildings right now. its still to come -- multiple open heart surgeries -- but this little boy won't let it stop him from playing sports. plus -- stressed about politics? the u-s capitol is helping employees de-stress. and when you see news - or if you have pictures or video to share... you can do that by going to our page you can also "like" our page to stay up to date on breaking news and weather information. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] we've got a problem, friend.
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blem? the naughty list shouldn't get deals! yeah, but anyone who switches gets half off of any smartphone. even these? yeah, any smartphone. call the big guy! [ bell dings ] santa? no, jingles. [ knuckles crack ] [ spits ] ooo. ouch. [ neck cracks ] [ darien ] switch and get half off any smartphone.
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here's a look at some of the bigger stories from across the country. the election may be over but it seems campaign divisions are widening thousands of people across the country are taking to the streets to protest donald trump's presidency. many blocking traffic, even lighting fires. trump's presidency may mean the completion of the dakota access pipeline. a north infrastructure. right now the army corps of engineers is reviewing its permit for the project. today president elect trump heads to the white house to meet with president obama. a live look at xxx now. obama says he wants the transition to at just four years old -- he's already been drafted to a college baseball team. he's lived a tough life -- but an active one.
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as he signed the agreement. pen to paper... inked... -- drafted to assumption college baseball. "so how cool was this?" "wow, cool!" just four years old, but on the field, on the slopes -- and a fighter all his life. ari has congestive heart failure. he's had three open- heart surgeries -- two before he was even born. "we don't know what his future holds, but if you look at him you see how active he is. every that zest and a love of baseball keeps him smiling. ( ari schultz / four years old ) love it so much." ...and his parents hopeful. "you've got quite the arm. who taught you how to do that?" "no one. i just teach myself how to throw it that far." "can you show me one more a real draft someday, but for now, he waits for a new heart and shows us all how to live.
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ari schultz, the littlest recruit, with the biggest heart. "cheese!" ( laughter ) typically when we cover military welcome home surprises -- it's someone who didn't know their loved one was returning home. not this te girlfriend after returning to land. these sailors had been on board the u-s-s new hampshire, a submarine. one sailor says it is always nice to return home. "interesting times over seas but it's nice to be back home where everything is familiar. all the light sockets play the stuff that i want to plug-in." talk about a sweet homecoming! no matter the outcome many
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over... and many need comforting. that's where dogs come in handy. several groups brought therapy dogs to capitol hill. congressional staffers certainly felt the same stress the rest of us felt... some maybe more --- if the person they work for lost their re- election bid. experts say connecting with pets helps fight stress... and can help people sleep. victory doesn't get any sweeter than this. plus -- at 108 years old -- this woman says the secret to a long
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eileen loan is back with another sunny, breezy and mild today upper 40s to mid 50s and upper 50s. a pair of chicago cake artists are showing the cubs' world series win is mighty sweet. take a look at this giant cake! it's made from 45 pounds of
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the cake is on display at a french pastry school ... but next week, it will be presented to chicago mayor rahm emanuel and city council members at city hall. this woman born just after the cubs last won the world series. she just turned 108 years old. she's seen a century come and for living a long life -- she says -- don't smoke. and i didn't. i didn't not a secret. [pause] i that's plain common sense." just common sense -- she says. it's coming up on today in iowa.... and -- riding a bike is a rite
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got you covered. this is today
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across the country taking to the streets to protest donald trump's presidency. plus -- a look at some of the top goals for republicans -- white house. and -- riding a bike jui a nonprofit working to help kids right here in iowa. it's a story that's new this morning. good morning, i'm ally crutcher. and i'm jerry gallagher. storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan is here now with your storm track seven
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warming up a bit this morning... back into the upper 30s to low 40s over most of the kwwl viewing area. that is due to southwesterly winds starting to pick up... they will be mainly around 15 mph but gusting to 25 mph today before dying down this evening. we also have pretty clear skies out there this morning... that will continue today with mild temperatures, too... aiming for the low to mid 60s this through. i'll have that forecast for you in a few minutes. our top story this morning -- from shock to rage. protests happening all across the country -- some refusing to accept donald trump will be our country's next president in new york - the crowd growing from hundreds to thousands. people marching to trump tower -- where trump lives -- blocking traffic and carrying signs and banners. in seattle, hundreds gathered to listen to speakers, then marched through downtown.
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protest and make their voices heard. in chicago, a protest that started with hundreds grew to about 10-thousand people as people tried to gain access to the who do we want? hillary. dump who? dump trump. dump who? dump trump. protests even happening here in iowa. many students walking out of central academy and other des moines high schools. the district did allow students to protest, saying they have a school leaders emailed parents letting them know of the plans. in seattle -- five people shot. it happened near where a large anti- trump protest was happening. but police do not believe the shooting was connected to the protest. they say two of the victims have life threatening injuries. president-elect trump gets his first inside look at his new home and workspace today. as tracie potts tells us -- he's headed to the white house for a
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united people." that begins today... with the extraordinary image many thought would never happen: billionaire - now president elect - donald trump and his wife melania... side by side with the obamas at the white house this morning for private meetings the president says his transition team's been preparing for for the last year. "we are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country." there's a lot of work cabinet, and hundreds of senior members of his administration. then work begins on his promised agenda.. with a republican congress: - replacing obamacare - building the wall - renegotiating trade deals - tax reform - filling the last vacancy on the supreme court.
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not for everyone. "not my president!" protests have broken out around the country. president-elect trump... promising unity "now, it's time for america to bind the wounds of division, we have to get together." preparing to govern a deeply divided nation. washington, now back to you. tracie touched on a few of trump's priorities. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says replacing president obama's signature healthcare legislation s administration. it was the single worst piece of the first two years of the obama presidency. the sooner we can go in a different direction the better." he says trump's already been asking for advice. the stunning election of donald trump as president generated headlines and sent shockwaves around the world. russian president vladimir putin congratulated trump, saying he wants to work together to
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in london, protesters gathered outside the u-s embassy... chanting "stop the trump." mexico's foreign minister is rejecting the idea of a u-s border wall that mexico would pay for. he said said paying for a u-s border wall, quote, "is not part of our vision." there are existing barriers at the border in tijuana, and mexicans have previously added their own visual protests against u-s immigration policies. trump's presidency -- may mean the completion of the a north dakota congressman helped write trump's pro-oil energy plan. he hopes the pipeline construction issue will be solved before january 20th -- but if it's not -- he believes trump will push to complete the project. as we've been reporting -- the standing rock sioux tribe fears the multi-billion dollar pipeline will harm water and cultural sites. north dakota has a new governor elect.
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project -- once he's sworn in on december 15th. since the army at this time. we could have a completely different situation on our hands. he adds people should support the current governor in the decisions made about the pipeline over the next month. after some uncertainty -- it seems wall street is welcoming donald trump's presidential election triumph with a bang. the dow rose nearly 257 points... to close just below an all-time high. that's a stunning contrast to how the mars returns were coming in at one point, the dow futures plunged nearly 900 points amid concerns. but experts say those concerns were eased during trump's victory speech, where he suggested he would focus on policies to help the u-s economy. some are asking -- how can we come together -- after the election. a group in dubuque is trying to do that by holding an open conversation about the election, "it's easy to stay home, it's easy to retreat, it's easy to isolate. this is a way to come
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about what's really important in life. and these are issues in a time, in our history, in our culture, where if we don't start having these conversations, then our country is going to continue to be divided." this brewery hosts this conversation on the second wednesday of every month, and it's open to the public. tuesday night's election helped shrink government in one part of eastern iowa. right now, the linn county board with a supervisor representing each one. this week, voters elected to cut that down to three. "you'll have cedar rapids they've lost their representation." he believes some voters may not like the salaries they make. each bringing in more than 100- thousand dollars a year. the changes to the board will come
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continuing coverage -- a guilty plea from a man involved in a school bus crash, which injured several students. monte klink had been charged with serious injury by vehicle and operating while intoxicated. authorities say klink tested positive for meth after the crash. according to court documents, he was driving an s-u-v in rural manchester in october of 2015 when he didn't yield to a west collision, injuring some of the 32 students on board. klink could face up to 10 years in prison. home from school. it happened along state street near downtown waterloo. there were at least six bullets in a home where neighbors say at least two young children live. across the street --- one bullet hit a home -- just feet from where a woman was napping. like that happen, that is quite so. i said to russ, we could
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targeted. hundreds come to honor a deputy who was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow deputy. the california deputy was killed "he was one of the few men i could look up to without being disappointed." he served for more than 20 years. he leaves behind four children. jury deliberations now underway in the trial of a fo with murder. former university of cincinnati police officer ray tensing faces charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the death of an unarmed man -- sam dubose. defense attorneys say tensing feared for his life. prosecutors are calling the shooting unjustified. a courtroom turns upside down. a brawl broke out. police told a man to leave after he barged into a courtroom during a hearing. he demanded to speak to the judge. he was told to get out.
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ground before arresting him. a kwwl follow-up. doing better than expected. that's what the doctor treating once conjoined twins says about how they're doing. the boys were born joined at the top of their heads. the went through a 27-hour surgery last month to be separated. the lead neurosurgeon for their case tells c- n-n that the children are progressing "right on target, if not ahead of schedule." he hopes in coming weeks they can leave the hospital for a rehabilitation center. a special treat for some of the youngest survivors of an earthquake in italy. their national rugby team spent the day with more than two-hundred children. they coached kids on the rules of the game -- and also posted for pictures. giving more people in iowa the chance to ride a bike... that's what one nonprofit organization wants to do... k-w-wl's amanda gilbert joins us live in cedar falls... you can tell us more about ambucs
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bikes and trykes to people with disabilites. they're hoping to start an iowa chapter by showing how much one of their adaptive bikes helped a hudson two year old named cooper (nat) riding with his twin brother max... "do you guys ride bikes toge? their both two year's old... "cooper is two." but cooper's mike is a little different than max's cooper has a hard time riding this adaptive trycicle and this helment free of charge... "either he can hand pedal it or just works great to have everything on one compact trycicle."
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getting the same experience has his brother... (nat) later this afternoon around two.. ambucs will here be at area education agency 267 in cedar falls fitting around eight kids for an adaptive bike. they're hoping this event will help make more people in iowa aware of what they do. live in cedar falls... amanda gilbert... news 7 kwwl.
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will be participating in this event today. they will be helping with the bike fittings and learning more about the ambucs program. its coming up - win a championship - head to the white house. plus -- today, a big step being taken in the search for a new leader for one of iowa's universities. seven meteorologist eileen loan we've got you covered! with "now your storm track 7
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meteorologist eileen loan now for
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information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: stormtrack7 live weather network cameras will continue to stay dry for the next few days. we won't see much changing, although we may have a few more clouds for veterans day tomorrow as a cold front tracks through, but there really isn't a lot of moisture with it. it is mild this morning... we are climb a bit... mainly in the upper 30s to low 40s in the viewing area with more mid 40s to the west. southwest winds are starting to pick up and are already pretty strong to the west... they will stay gusty all day today from the southwest, tonight, the winds will turn to the north. there isn't a lot of moisture anywhere in the midwest with mainly sunny skies.. that will continue, although we may have a few more clouds tomorrow, but the won't last long and will likely be fairly high. highs will be in the 60s and 70s today over the region, but cool down after that front tracks through tomorrow.... really getting us back to
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though will be well above normal with highs in the low to mid 60s with southwest winds gusting to 25 mph. clear tonight with lows in the upper 30s to low 40s, but the winds turn to the north.. they won't be as strong as today, but may still be a bit gusty wt veterans day back near normal... in the upper 40s to low 50s under mainly sunny skies. we have a chilly start to saturday, but we warm back into the upper 50s for much of next week. and we stay pretty dry, too, with the next chance of rain start to saturday, but we warm back into the upper 50s for much holding off until later next
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their fans are packing their semifinals begin at the uni dome today. also, the state high school in cedar rapids. good luck to all the teams this afternoon, president obama will welcome lebron james and the 20-16 n-b-a champion cleveland cavaliers to the white house. the cavaliers defeated the defending champions the golden state warriors, back in june. the win marked the city's first championship in 52 years. the cavaliers also became the first time in n-b-a history to its coming up -- if you're serious about moving
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here's a look at some of the bigger stories from across the country. the election may be over but it seems campaign divisions are widening thousands of people across the country are taking to the streets to protest donald trump's presidency. many blocking traffic, even
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trump's presidency may mean the completion of the dakota access pipeline. a north dakota congressman says trump has made it clear he wants to rebuild the country's infrastructure. right now the army corps of engineers is reviewing its permitting for the project. today president elect trump heads to the white house to meet with president obama. a live look at the white house now. obama says he wants the transition to be smooth. trump and his senior team are currently deciding on their cabinet picks. finding a new leader. today, a search committee will begin interviewing the semi-finalists for u-n-i president. the committee still has not released its list of candidates. that will come once the finalists are chosen. in fact -- the candidates don't come to campus until that point. the interviews are taking place in minnesota. here's what we know -- seven candidates advanced to the semi-final stage. one withdrew -- so the committee will be interviewing six candidates
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a popular restauarant chain opens a new iowa location today. dubuque's first chipotle will open in the shoppping center across the street from kennedy mall on dodge street the restaurant opens at ten 45 a.m. it's the tenth location in iowa. today is a big day for starbucks fans. the red holiday cups return. to celebrate the arrival... customers in the u-s and canada who buy a holiday beverage will get one free. the deal is good through monday at participating starbucks c walmart reveals its black friday plans... with promises of great deals. walmart says customers will be able to shop a majority of its black friday deals early online beginning thanksgiving morning. in stores... walmart's black friday event will begin thanksgiving evening at 6. apple is now selling refurbished iphones in its online store for the first time since 2007. prices are discounted by up to 15 percent off compared to new
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warranty like new iphones... and include a new battery and outer shell. they're also unlocked. for the first time in six years -- general motors is laying people off. two thousand people are being laid off. g-m says the bulk of the cuts are coming in ohio and michigan in january. the cuts are due to a spokesperson. for those still thinking about moving to canada due to trump winning the presidency -- it's not as easy as you may think. attorney, the president you're moving away from could very well be out of office by the time you're still be subject to paying u-s taxes. to apply for the move itself will cost you $550. "you're not going to be able to hop across the border and live in canada with just your passport. you're going to need a visa to stay there for an extended period of time." he says your best bet is to
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could come with problems if the marriage is not for the right reasons. people were probably just kidding anyways -- time now is xxx. a live look at toronto now. we're wrapping up today in iowa with the forecast from storm track seven meteorologist eileen loan next. [ tower pinging ] [ whistling ] half off any smartphone for anyone who switches? what's the problem? the naughty list shouldn't get deals! yeah, but anyone who switches gets half off of any smartphone. even these? yeah, any smartphone. call the big guy! [ bell dings ] santa? no, jingles. [ knuckles crack ] [ spits ] ooo. ouch. [ neck cracks ] [ darien ] switch and get half off any smartphone.
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forecast. sunny, breezy and mild today with highs aiming for the low to overnight lows dipping into the 20s. dry through most of next week with highs back to
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good morning. breaking overnight. >> we reject the president-elect. >> protests over the president-elect donald trump. thousands marching around trump buildings >> and chicago, demonstrators blocking traffic in los angeles, oakland and portland, oregon. even burning an effigy of the president in new orleans. white house welcome. president obama and the first lady set to meet with donald and melania trump this morning. once bitter rivals, the president promising cooperation over the next 71 days. >> we're now all rooting for his

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