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the protests in iowa city while the board of regents meets at the i-m-u. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin bbarry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.
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two cedar rapids police officers are now on leave, after a confrontation with a suspect turned deadly. it happened on ravenwood terrace northwest on tuesday night in cedar rapids. rapids.police chief wayne jerman says, his officers
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pulled over a car with three people inside, suspecting drug activity. they say 21-year-old jonathan gossman took off running through the neighborhood and pulled out a gun.the officers then shot and killed him.chief jerman says d-c-i is now handling the investigation and he's focusing on his officers. my concern is always the welfare of the officers 24/7 in that what they go out and do, is a very dangerous job and last night, this morning, is another example of what our officers encounter on a daily basis. basis.cbs 2 news spoke to multiple people who live in the area.they tell us they were concerned to wake up and see their neighborhood was the scene of a shooting. it's got me jumpy, got me lookin' around all the time. thinking about selling my house. i've been here for 15 years got great neighbors, but if this kind of stuff's going ona&i want out." chief jerman tells cbs 2 news the two officers involved are now on paid administrative leave, which is routine policy. gossman--the suspect who was killed-- had a record that
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includes drug and gun-related charges dating back to 2008. a police officer had to be taken to the hospital in des moines after a crash at the end of a pursuit.right now police are not saying why they were chasing the suspect.the whole thing ended near a golf course in town.the suspect was arrested and taken to jail. a high-speed chase in blackhawk county countylanded one man in jail. police say allan tucker lead deputies on a chase that topped 90 miles per hour on highway 218 near george wyth state park.that chase lasted about 20 minutes and ended at a gas station in waterloo. tucker was taken to the black hawk county jail for a number of charges and citations. city leaders are continuing their tour to address gun community. "the consequences that come from using weapons and guns and stuff to solve problems, they're not good ones. nothing good can come from using a gun or using any type of weapon." weapon."a victim of violence spoke at washington high school alongside the u-s district attorney and police chief wayne jerman. this is part of a larger effort to
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surge of shootings that have happened in the corridor over the past several months. right now -- new rules are in place for handling threats at the iowa city school district. district.the changes come after a reported threat against west high earlier this month.six-hundred students ended up with excused absenses for the day.staff will now determine the level of the threat -- and if necessary -- report it directly to police -- parents and the community. the district tells cbs 2 news 28-threats were made against 18 school buildings in just six days. cbs 2 news has learned new details detailsabout a fire on tuesday night, that fire officials say a lightning strike may have started.it happened at a home on east college street as storms rolled through the corridor tuesday.a fire fighter was taken to the hospital for treatment after battling the blaze.everyone inside the home was able to get out safely. a local tradition honoring veterans will continue, but not after controversy over the possible canceling of the event. event.in belle plaine last
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to continue the 21-gun salute at the high school in town. that's where it normally happens every year on veterans day.this year, the school board almost cancelled the event.they say their intentions were taken out of context. "we were never against the 21 gun salute, we just wanted to make sure that we were following the law. anytime you discharge a firearm on school grounds, you want to make sure that you've done what you needed to do as a school system." system."the board meeting last night was jam-packed.some at the meeting supported those on the school board who voiced their concerns, while others say, this shouldn't have been debated at all. the largest entrepreneurial showcase in the entire state of iowa brought creative minds together all day yesterday. yesterday.a record crowd came out to the coralville marriott to meet with inventors -- business owners and startup companies in the corridor at the innovation expo.the event held a start-up fair showcasing young creative minds from across the country. "if you think of how long it took for a rockwell collins to become as large as it is or a crst, so you look at all these
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somethings or 30 somethings and think some of them are going to become those businesses in the future. so 5, 10, 20 years out, a lot of what you're seeing in here is going to be large." large."there were also several pitch competitions with new ideas for products service.one business cbs 2 news featured on created in the corridor -- swineguard -- won the pitch and grow comeptition.that will give them more opportunities to expand their business. many other businesses at the expo have been featured on scott sanborn's created in the corridor series.you can watch all of those on our website. just click on the created in the corridor section under the news tab of cbs 2 iowa dot com. a hiring fair was held in cedar rapids at unitypoint health at saint luke's hospital.the hospital says they have a variety of openings.one of their biggest needs is for registered nurses. saint luke's is also looking to fill a number of other positions including lab techs, physical therapists and more. the board of regents will meet again today at the university of iowa.yesterday, hundreds of students, faculty and alumni
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gathered outside to protest the board. board.they're upset over the board's decision to select bruce harreld as the university of iowa's next president.the group delivered a petition with more than a thousand signatures to the board.rally participants say the presidential search wasn't fair to all candidates and didn't represent the opinions of the u-i community.many said they hope all members of the board resign as well as future president harreld. "just as how they have been secretive in how they chose the president, they no doubt are being secretive in what they want him to do." do."bruce harreld will officially take office november second.the board of regents says they have heard the complaints and respect the right for people to have their opinions. in the race for iowa's first congressional district seat -- new numbers show a tight battle for the democratic nomination.a recent survey of 500 likely primary voters found cedar rapids city councilwoman monica vernon and former state lawmaker pat murphy in a dead heat. advertising executive and actor gary kroeger has just
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6-percent support with 16-percent still undecided.but when just june 2014 primary voters are polled -- vernon leads murphy 44 to 38-percent. the winner of *this primary will take on incumbent republican rod blum next year. back to the future mania was in full force yesterday. october 21-st 20-15 was the day marty mcfly and doc brown traveled to the future in the second film of the series. series.and some lucky folks in northern iowa were able check out this cool replica of the delorean, the car that was the key to time travel.the owner of the car lives in a small town near mason city, and he said he had a blast driving through town all day, having all sorts of people stop and take pictures.
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if you've ever wanted to see the greatest show on earth - look no further. further.the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus is now in town.
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lee...is live right now at the u-s cellular center to bring us a preview of this circus. circus.good morning kevin and kelly - they've named this circus built to amaze - and we've been here all morning and i can tell you - the shows will be amazing. the show starts tonight at 7 here at the cell center - and they
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live in downtown cedar rapids, steffi lee, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, steffi. this is the last year that ringling brothers will have elephants in their show. show.be sure to tune in tonight for our coverage of how circus owners are responding to customersa&and the growing cost of fighting what they call "anti- circus" and "anti- elephant" laws across the country.this all comes after videos released a few years ago that animal rights groups say shows abuse towards the elephants. it's now on this morning. morning.coming up next... next...why the voice of the hawkeyes says this years team already has as many wins as
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here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... a job and resource fair is happening today in iowa city. the iowa city human rights commission and several other organizations are sponsoring it.more than 25 local employers will be there.it starts at 4 this afternoon and goes till 6 at eastdale plaza.there's no charge to attend. three schools in the corridor will be celebrating farm to school month today.garfield and grant elementary -- along with johnson steam academy will be taking part in the midwest great apple crunch event at each of their schools. students and staff will be outside at 3 this afternoon to bite into locally sourced apples. just about 20 minutes ago, hurts donut made their grand opening in coralville.they have 70 different donuts available all day long.the
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first one hundred people in line have a chance to win free donuts for an entire year. unlike the undefeated hawkeyes, gary dolphin won't be sitting in an ice tube -- recovering from 7 weeks of smash mouth football -- the hawks have this week off to recover and relax after a perfect start to their season and the voice of the hawkeyes has liked what he's seen so far -- unlike last season, iowa is not only winning games, they're finishing them -- and that starts with the leadership from the senior class. class."it's not a huge senior class, but when you look at who those seniors our: canzeri, ott, nate meier, teavun smith, i'm going to leave somebody out, jordan lomax . here's n tker in the bu business and everybody else is following there lead. and this is turning out to be a spial pretty simple for the royals to take the crown in the
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to the world series --- just win one more game --- easier said than done -- the blue jays are undefeated this season when facing elimination game 5 of the a-l-c-s in torontoand this one was all blue jays --- no score in the 2nd -- chis cahlah-bello -- yeah --- he's on the list and the home team takes a 1 nothing leadand they'd blow it open in the 6th -- bases loaded for troy tulowitzki -- and he goes gappin' --- the blue jays take game 5 -- 7 to 1 -- the final -- the series returns to kauffman friday and ned yost is alright with that. that."after winning the first two games in reality your goal is to come to toronto, you know, kind of a foriegn environment and a hostile environment and at least win one, then you get to go home and win one there and the
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thanks. fraternities seem to have gotten a lot of bad publicity lately, so when i just had to tell you about a fraternity who did something amazing! amazing!delta sigma phi fraternity in kentucky went viral for their single take lib dub of shake it off.taylor swift saw it and liked it so much she promised the guys
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concert when it came through town. she also told them she'd give enough tickets that all of them could bring dates!instead of inviting dates -- the guys contacted big brothers big sisters and gave them the 37 extra tickets!so 37 frat brothers each brought a little brother or sister with them. the guys said they realized it was a gift and so they wanted to do the same and give a gift to the kids who might not ever have this kind of opportunity. good morning again -- it's now coming up next...
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owner says he promises his king cobra won't get out of its cage -- again. again.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the corridor. [ scanner beeping ] sir, could you step aside? "sir"? come on. you know who i am. progressive insurance?
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morning...the new audience the democratic presidential front runner will face today -- far away from the campaign trail. the two arrests made in two different shootings on both sides of the nation. the dangerous situation two firefighters walked into that's like nothing they've ever trained for. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin bbarry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.
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presidential hopeful hillary clinton is set to testify today before a house committee investigating the 20-12 attacks in benghazi, libya. libya.this will be the committee's first public hearing in nearly 10 months. clinton will be questioned about the attacks that killed four americans at the u-s consulate.one issue that will be brought up surrounds requests for additional security in the weeks leading up to the attack. "we have learned through e- mails and through documents that there were hundreds of mentions about security incidents particularly in 2012. so we have questions for the secretary about what she did with respect to the security requests." requests."the panel will also draw scrutiny.democrats and even some republicans believe the investigation is a partisan driven effort to undermine the democratic front- runner's campaign for the white house. vice president joe biden will
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*not* be running for the white house. house.he addressed the nation wednesday, saying the window for him to run has closed.this ends months of speculation about the vice president running for the oval office. experts say his decision bolsters hillary clinton's front-runner status by sparing her a challenge from the vice president. wisconsin congressman paul ryan seems to have enough support to secure a bid for speaker of the house.the conservative freedom caucus has now agreed to back ryan -- but stopped short of an endorsement.complete support from the caucus was one of the demands ryan said must be met before he would run for speaker. the white house says the president plans to veto a 612-billion dollar defense policy bill today in the oval office. office.the president is citing objections over how the measure is funded.it increases spending by adding 38-billion dollars to a separate war- fighting account.obama also disapproves of provisions in the bill that would complicate his pledge to close the u-s facility at guantanamo bay. presidents have signed the bipartisan bill into law
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annualy for more than 50 years. the move will force congress to revise the bill. meanwhile the president is now trying to get support in his own party, for a trade deal with pacific rim countries. last night, obama asked democratic leaders to back a deal that would eliminate thousands of tarifs on u-s goods shipped to those nations, which includes japan, vietnam and australia.it could be an easy sell. many labor unions worry the deal would lead to lower wages.every democrat running for president opposes the deal. federal officials explained to congress yesterday how they secretly track some americans' phones. phones.two officials from the justice department and the department of homeland security testified on capitol hill about stingray machines. the device mimics cell phone towers and connects to cell phones -- tracking their locations.officials say they *don't gather calls or messages.some agency officials say there are still times that don't require warrants -- like during time-sensitive emergencies. the i-r-s says it will now recognize same-sex marriages -- no matter where they were performed.the tax agency proposed new regulations to
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implement the supreme court's decision in june to legalize same-sex marriages in every state.the i-r-s has recognized them for two years now -- but only in states where they were legal. a man with a lengthy arrest record made his first court appearance in the shooting death of a new york city police officer. officer.tyrone howard is accused of stealing a bike, and then fatally shooting officer randoplh holder in the head after a chase.police say he has nearly 20-prior arrests. the city's mayor says he should have been in jail. howard is now charged with first-degree murder and robbery. this morning, a suspect is under arrest in albuquerque, new mexico for shooting a police officer along the interstate.an intitial investigation showed he was shot during a traffic stop.the officer was hit multiple times and underwent surgery.right now, there's no word on his condition. and a follow up in albuquerque, police say a man has confessed to killing a four year old girl, in a road rage incident. incident.her father had just picked her and her 7-year-old
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say their dad was trying to exit the interstate when the suspect forced him out of his lane.the two drivers exchanged words, then the suspect, tony torrez, pulled out a gun and shot towards the truck, hitting the little girl.the police chief said an anonymous phone tip led to the arrest. a man in ohio took two firefighters hostage in a town near cleveland. cleveland.firefighters were called to his house over complaints that he was openly burning leaves.officials said that's when roy griffith junior pulled a rifle on them and took one of them into a section of woods near the ohio turnpike.police were able to talk griffith into surrendering without incident. he faces kidnapping and assault charges for using weapons while intoxicated. police in saint louis are now stepping up patrols to find possible suspects in a series of fires that have damaged six churches over the past two weeks. weeks.five of the churches are mostly black -- one is racially mixed.police say the fires are suspicious and in each case -- the front doors were set on fire.right now -- authorities are trying to see
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if whoever is responsible is targeting religion -- race or both.a 4-thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. a driver had to be rescued from a truck in arizona, after he became stuck in fast moving water.thunderstorms triggered flash flooding just north of phoenix.according to authorities, the road that became flooded was closed, and there were barricades in place. a spokesperson for the office said the driver will face fines for driving around them. a follow up to a story about a king cobra cobrathat went missing for nearly a month before a woman in florida found him underneath a dryer.the owner is saying the snake was able to get out of his cage because it was damaged and says it wont happen again. "i really feel bad and deeply sorry for causing that trouble to other people, that's not what we're here for and that's not what we want to ever see." see."the state cited him for not reporting the escape immediately.now he's facing the state possibly taking away
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state possibly facing the state possibly taking away his multiple venomous reptiles. they say this is the third time one of his snakes escaped since 2001. two bitter rivals will square off as thursday night football returns to cbs 2. 2.the san francisco 49ers will host the seattle seahawks.just two seasons ago, these two met in the n-f-c title game, but have struggled so far this year, both with a record of 2- and-4.the game starts at around 7-thirty, but coverage starts directly following the cbs-2 news at six. good morning again, thanks for waking up with cbs 2 this morning... this morning! morning! forecast we have...
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here is a look at our rainfall totals...satellite and radar shows partly cloudy skies with some light showers in our southern counties.we will see skies clear and see mainly sunny skies today with temps in the 60s this afternoon. temps right now..winds are from the north.midwest temps right now..forecasted highs show 60s in the hawkeye state.
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80s to our south.showers are off to our west in colorado and nebraska.predictor shows showers and storms move in late tonight and tomorrow. today: mainly sunny with highs in the 60stonight: mostly cloudy with lows in the 40s tomorrow: showers and storms
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if you're looking to watch the greatest show on earth - it's now here in the corridor. corridor.the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus starts tonight. tonight.cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee... lee...is live right now at the u-s cellular center in cedar rapids to give us a preview of what you can't miss. miss. kevin and kelly - you know those shows you see that leave you in awe? this circus beats all of that - and we're told you'll be amazed by stunts you've never seen before. before.the show starts tonight at 7 here at the cell center - and anyone who has a ticket gets to come in an hour earlier to get autographs and see all the excitement up
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live in .downtown cedar rapids, steffi lee, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, steffi.this is the last year that ringling brothers will have elephants in their show. show.be sure to tune in tonight for our coverage of how circus owners are responding to customersa&and the growing cost of fighting what they call "anti- circus" and "anti- elephant" laws across the country.this all comes after videos released a few years ago that animal rights groups say shows abuse towards the elephants. it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning... morning...coming up next...
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next...the childhood favorite that says it may not be able
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welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ toyota announced it's
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recalling six-and-a-half million cars globally to fix power window switches that can short circuit and catch fire. fire.the automaker said the driver's side switches on some models don't work if they did not get enough grease during the manufacturing process. toyota says it got 11 reports of burnt door trim and one report of a customer who burned their hand.toyota says it's not aware of any crashes caused by the problem. despite a recall controversy of their own, general motors posted a record profit in the third quarter of this year thanks to u-s sales. sales.g-m has been settling lawsuits and other legal matters after a massive ignition switch recall for one- and-a-half billion dollars in the same quarter.shares of g-m were up nearly six percent yesterday -- thanks to the record profit.the news completes a stunning comeback for g-m -- which was bankrupt and received a federal bailout six years ago. everything may not be awesome this holiday season for lego. lego.the danish toymaker says it will run short of its iconic plastic bricks this christmas.that means it won't
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be able to make enough toys for the holidays.a lego spokesman says shortages are likely to affect parts of europe.business has been booming at lego in recent years, thanks in part to the popularity of "the lego movie". but the company admits they are struggling with growing demand. yesterday everyone went back to the future crazy because it was the date of the future that appears in the sequel.nike revealed the self lacing shoes are really happening. happening.micahel j fox posted a letter on twitter that nike sent him. it says they think he should recieve the first pair -- since he's the origional wearer of the shoes. they also plan to auction of some of the shoes to raise money for the michael j fox foundation for parkinson's research. michael also responded to a tweet from president obama!the
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president tweeted: happy back to the future day, michael j fox, ever think about the fact that we live in the future we dreamed of then? that's heavy, man.and michael tweeted back mr. president, i never dreamed i'd be talking about the future with someone who's making history. history.baseball player, jeremy guthrie tweeted this picture of him wearing the shoes heading out to play game five of the a-l-c-s, and captioned it with the famous line, roads? where we're going we don't need roads. it's after the break...
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break...the halloween activity giving people a chance to fight back against a zombie invasion. invasion. in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have... have... @
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here is a look outside..our temps right now..winds are from the northsatellite and radar shows spotty showers to our south and clearing to our northour planner shows lots of sunshine and temps in the 60s
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here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... in marion - anderson automotive is preparing to giving away a car for only one dollar!owner, jim anderson, tells cbs 2 news, he's looking to make a difference, by giving a deserving person this great opportunity.nominations are being taken now until october 27th.the winner will be announced on october 30th, right here on cbs 2 news, early voting is now open in linn county.one of the items on the ballot is an initiative to raise taxes to increase library funding.the initiative has a lot of support from people working with the libraries.the election takes place november third. halloween is just over a week away.and one of the many fun activities you can do, is head to a haunted maze or haunted house. house.cleve bryan shows us a haunted hayride in new jersey,
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away, on spooky zombies. zombies. by day it's cute kids and pumpkin picking at creamy acres in mullica hill. natsnd "say hi..."but, by night, get ready for zombies.this zombie and his pals do their haunting in suits lined with a half- inch of foam because in the cornfields here, the visitors can fight back.natsnd paintball guns firingtoday (10/21), we got a behind the scenes look at the hottest new attraction at the creamy acres night of terror, the haunted paintball hayride.sot ron armbruster:"cause everybody wants to shoot a zombie these days, do something with a zombie. we figured let's shoot paint balls at them."ron armbruster and his team specially designed the hayride equipment with mounted paintball guns, and special glow-in-the-dark paint balls. natsnd paint balls rattle around inside the gunyou start the ride with target practice at stationary and automated zombies ...natsnd sound of paintball guns firing... then you get ready for real life interaction.natsnd paintball gun battlesot ron armbruster:
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out there, just pull that trigger and don't let go of it." natsnd more paintball fightit's blast away at the zombies as they bob and weave their way toward you.sot cleve bryan stand up:"i've got some moves back there (laughter) this is awesome." (more laughter)here's what it looks like from their perspective.so what does it feel like?sot robert perry, zombie:"like getting a needle at first. you get used to it after awhile." (that hard?) "yeah."but, believe it or not, the zombies say they do have fun, and of course, so do the customers. sot ron armbruster:"and they're all getting off, they're laughing, kidding around, aw, i got that zombie, i killed that zombie, i got
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if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now coming up next... next...the piece of back to the future mania in iowa -- the same day that marty mcfly and doc brown were supposed to show up in 2015. 2015.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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