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investigation found serious violations of quote - "work practices." students at kirkwood got some scary news this morning. the school sent an email just after 11 telling students of a report of shots fired at college park apartments - just blocks away from campus. officials say no one was hurt and they are still looking for a suspect. so far this year, cedar rapids police have had *81 reports of shots fired. that's actually the exact same as this time last year. there *was another *deadly college shooting overnight in tennessee. one person was killed and two others injured at tennessee state university. police say they think the shooting happened, because of an argument, over a dice game. this shooting comes just a week after three people were shot at a party across the street from the same college. a monster storm is slamming mexico's pacific coast which is dotted wtih resorts and fishing villages.
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neighbors have been boarding up homes and stocking supplies for days in preparation for hurricane patricia.the category five storm is the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the western hemisphere with winds of about 200 miles per hour. weather experts are comparing it to typhoon haiyan which killed more than 6-thousand people in the philippines in 2013. here at home - gray and dreary skies - might make for some chilly parents tonight at the footballs games. games.let's check in with
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hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail today, after a marathon hearing that took up the entire day yesterday. the former secretary of state spent 11 hours testifying to
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clinton started today, addressing a group of democratic women. voters there said, say her performance in the face of intense questioning - only made them like her more. (sot: bobbie clark/democratic voter)"i already respect her but it took it to an entirely different level. i think she's just the bomb-dot- bomb-dot-here in iowa, clinton is in the lead.the latest poll released this morning shows she holds 51-percent support while her closest challenger, bernie sanders sits at 40-percent. tonight, there is one *less candidate for president... president...(sot: gov. lincoln chaffee/(d-ri) former presidential candidate)"after much thought, i've decided to end my campaign for president today." today."this morning, forme rhode island governor lincoln chaffee said he was leaving the race. chaffee had trouble gaining any traction - raising less than 40-thousand dollars from outside sources.clinton, sanders and former maryland governor martin o'malley remain in the democratic race. an update to a push to stop
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the chauncey tower from rising over iowa city. a judge dismissed a suit against the city council's plan to build a 15-story building at college and gilbert streets. trinity church filed the lawsuit, saying the chauncey tower and the traffic it would bring would hurt the church. the chauncey tower will have living and office space, hotel rooms, a bowling alley, and a movie theatre. developers hope to start construction this summer and finish it by the end of 2018. nearly 100 new jobs are on their way to eastern iowa. clickstop, a company created in the corridor, broke ground this afternoon on a major expansion. cbs 2 news anchor scott sanborn joins me now to explain how big this really is. scott? scott?joy - this company grew extrodinarily in its early days and today's groundbreakin g g ows it's still on the upward swing. clickstop went from bringing in 250-thousand dollars to 15- million dollars in its first eight years. now, the company has decided to expand its facility in urbana and bring on more help.
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clickstop is an internet retailer that sells products under various brands like u-s cargo control, eco foil and space savers. c-e-o tim guenthersays the company has been growing to meet demand and he's looking to hire nearly 100 more people with this 6-million dollar project. prospective employees are brought in and treated well with an on-site bistro, fitness room, billiards and flexible office hours. owners say having an atmosphere that's encouraging and inclusive is important. "we really want to make a great workplace because it is the foundation of getting good work done, having great people that are doing and working at their best every day. the facility plays a large role in that. having the kind of space where people can be creative and spread out and enjoy their time here." here."guenther says the secret have fun. and that motto showed during today's grounbreaking which
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expansion is expected to be finished next august. check it out - gas for under a two bucks. from ten until two this afternoon, the kum and go on blairs ferry in marion was selling e-15 gas for 1-15 a gallon. it was all part of "fuel up for iowa," a push to get americans to use more ethanol gasoline - which is usually made from iowa corn. more cars today have hand- free technology - designed to keep the drivers attention on the road. but a new study shows hands- free can be more dangerous and distracting than first thought. researchers measured driver distraction, brain activity, and heart rate. and they say they found, even if drviers were using a "hands-free" device, they still had kind of a "technology hangover" that distracted drivers, and lasted
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coming up on live at might be the weekend but that doesn't mean kids still can't learn. why now is the perfect time for them to pick up a book. meanwhile, this is highway 30 on this rainy friday evening as drivers head home for the weekend. let's check in with justin roberts
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check out this incredible story. a skydiving trip took a bad turn, but a father was able to save the day. the whole thing took place in poland and the video was captured by a camera on the father's helmet. his son was spinning out of control but luckily, dad was able to reach him and grab him
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mid air - allowing him to get his balance and avoid a
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cedar rapids is hosting a big event for folks of czech and slovak ancestry. for more than 25 years, the czechoslovak genealogical
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conference has taken place all over the country. this year, cedar rapids is hosting the 4- day event at the mariott on collins road. the event covers everything from traditional clothing seminars, to crafts and music, and even has researchers who are there to help you trace your ancestry. the group says the national czech and slovak museum and library is a big draw to holding it here. i think part of the reason cedar rapids has been a success, at least we feel it is for this conference, is because of the museum. and it's really a treat to see the museum up and running after what they went through if you missed today, there's still one more day to get in on all the fun. the event runs through tomorrow. today, kids across the country are being asked to pick up a book."america reads: reading is contagious" is a national effort to improve literacy by getting students interested in readingi spent some time this afternoon reading to children
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still ahead live at five... person to person, an eastern iowa boy's love for football almost cost him his life. how he's risen above and thrived after suffering a stroke. this is a live look at bertram road in cedar rapids. there's more news ahead when live at 5 continues on cbs 2. 2. if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but the republicans... they want to go back to letting the super wealthy call the shots. they don't stand up for equal pay for women.
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they don't even really support refinancing student debt. we've got to get this economy working for the vast majority of americans, not just for those at the top. that's what i intend to do as president.
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fall in eastern iowa means cooler temperatures, the harvrvt in full swing, and football. football.but one eastern iowa boy's love for football and
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almost costing his life. day by day, the miracle of triumph over tragedy comes shining through. the story of team chase in today's person 2 person. person. meet 11 year old chase aeschliman. a 6th grader who loves music, football, and the iowa hawkeyes. a 6th grader who is recovering from a stroke.take me back to the day when this all started it was monday august 24th. it was chase's first day of 6th grade he got on the bus. went to school just like any other normal 11 year oldbut a normal first day of school and 6th grade football practice turned into anything butkenny said are you ok and he says i'm really not ok. something's not right dad. i just don't feel rightfirst responders came. ambulances came. then at that point they said get the bird in the air. then they got us to west union hospital we
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waited about 20 minutes. then chase was air lifted to la crosse. and i got to go to la crosse. and i got to go with. it took about 20 minutes to get to la crosseso then they took the ct so then they to la crosseminutes to get to la crosseso then they took the ct and they found out that he must have got hit. he had a dissection of his corrodid artery that threw a clot and went up into the brain what were some of the things you thought of when you get the phone call and when you were on the way to la crosse way to la crosse ya know i don't really remember much just really scared. its kind of like a bad nightmare where you remember just bits and pieces and i just knew we were in good hands and it was moving quick we were justa& had to sit back and wait to see what they had wait to see sit back and justa& had to we were justa& had to sit back and wait to see what they had said. at that time i kept thinking maybe it is just a
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concussiona& we can get through thisand then when they threw it on me, i was by myself, that your son has just suffered a stroke. i was like woahsince his accident, there's been an outpouring of support for chase and his family. football teams from not only in northeast iowa, but around the state showing their pride for #team chase. his classmates had shirts made and everythng started going to the team chase page and all these football players.. everyone would make banners and take photos saying we're thinking of chase and we're praying for him i see chuck long came to visit too. there was a football team here in des moines made you an honorary player. does that feel pretty cool? yeahwhat has meant the most to you guys through all of this? definitely the supporta& the support has been amazing especially through the first four days in the icu. it was really hard for kenny and i to catch even an hour of sleep. so what i would do was just pick up my phone. ya know we had a million text messages. people that i don't even know through facebook were calling out to us and praying for us and it just kind of put it at ease for us to know that we're not going through this alone. this weekend there will be a big fundraiser to help with some of the medical bills for chase's recovery.everything begins sunday morning at 11
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silent and live auction. there's also a raffle for a $20,000 car voucher or $15,000 cash. only 400 tickets will be sold. more info is at our website at justin will be there sunday and hope to see you as well. if you'd like to learn more about team chase and follow his journey, we've posted a link to his facebook page, on our website. new technology to help reduce the risk of strokes will soon
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iowa.steffi lee shows us what the university of iowa heart and vascular center is able to provide. provide. dr. phillip horwitz with the university of iowa's health and vascular center says nearly 3 million americans struggle with an irregular heartbeat that often leads to strokes.but his hospital is now the first in our state to soon have a non-surgical procedure to lower the risk. take vo:doctors size the watchman device by an ultrasound.dr. horwitz says the device is then inserted using a catheter through the leg and up into the heart. after implanting this device, any blood clot that forms behind it can't get out.dr. horwitz says that will reduce the risk of strokes, even more so than the common blood thinners patients use.take sot: 08:50:13 "they require a lot of monitoring, frequent blood draws and they increase the risk of bleeding, particularly if people have active lifestyles or have hazardous
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alternative. dr. horwitz says the hospital will operate its first procedure in just a few weeks.steffi lee, cbs 2 news, live at 5. "here's a live look at the pentacrest in iowa city. justin will have your final forecast when live at 5 comes back. dear future, life is good. no, great. i'm like, a man. only better.
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but even though i know everything, i still feel like you could surprise me. like that skateboard incident with the squirrel. but life is sweet now. hey, what could go wrong? it's you and me all the way, future.
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breakfast is about to get a whole lot sweeter, pop-tarts is unveiling five new flavors. from december to next spring, kellogg's is selling maple and bacon, chocolatey caramel, watermelon, frosted spring strawberry and pink lemonade pop tarts. the delights are meant to bring us back to childhood breakfasts of warm from-the-toaster treats.
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that's cbs 2 if you think storm damage is the only cost of climate change, think again. from the rising price of food to higher insurance rates for homes and businesses, the economic damage will only get worse. but with american-made clean energy, we can save money on electricity and spur innovation to create new businesses and jobs. it all starts with 50% clean energy by 2030.
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>> pelley: there it is, the strongest hurricane this hemisphere has ever seen, and a popular resort is in its crosshairs. also tonight, hillary clinton hit the trail after a marathon on the hill. in the land of the alligator, it's about to be open season on bears.
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and steve hartman with the
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