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this morning -- we're getting a better look atat
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some of the damage left by a strong line of storms that made its way through the state wednesday night. the national weather service is investigating whether a tornado touched down in eastern iowa.the storms tore through e shed and barn on a williamsburg property, but only took a few shingles from the nearby house.a resident taking shelter in the basement at the time says the wind sounded like a constant thunder.her husband says a 500 gallon barrel fufu of fuel was thrown 30 yards. the property is...its a lot to lose, but it's just stuff and the people are ok. ok.they say 30 years worth of possessions, equipment and tools were stored in those buildings and were scattered across the property during the storm... the national weathth service has confirmed five tornados touched down near monroe county.several buildings were destroyed when an e-f-1 tornado touched down there.one couple says they ran to their basement and two nutes later, the top of their homom s gone.no serious injuries have been reported from last
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night's storms. a follow up to story we first told you about yesterday on cbs 2 this morning. morning.authorities are still trying to figure o why a teenage girl was walking on a busy highway in the middle of the night.17-year-old johanna gingerich- feil was hit and killed by a semi along highway 30.it happened near the entrance of palisades kepler state park. park.the linn county sheriff's office tells cbs 2 news gingerich-feil was in the eastbound lanes when she was hit.the driver of the semi was not hurt. at the university of iowa, iowa,spite earlier hinting the school might opt-out of a local minimum wage increase, cbs 2 news has learned campus leaders are going along with johnson county's plan to raise the wage.the university says it raised the minimum wagegeo 8-20 an hour earlier this month.the increase means a raise for more than 700-temporary and student employees. the university of missouri has appointed an interim president. recently retired senior admininirator and law professor michael middleton will now lead... lead...the school until a permanent replacement is found. he takes over for tim wolfe --
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who resigned at the beginning of the week fter student protests over mishandling multiple racist incidents on campus . three men have been arrested for making anonymous threats to college campuses after the protests. protests.all three posted on the messaging app yik yak.the first suspect arrested -- hunter park -- was in court yesterday.none of the suspects were actually in columbia -- at e university of missouri -- but some of the threats used business to close up shop during g e week.all three now each face a felony count of making a terrorist threat. following missouri's lead -- nearly a thousand ithaca college students walked out of class s calling for the resignation of their school's president. president.ithaca college is in central new york state and students there also say there was a slow responseo racist incidents on campus.a group called "people of color" created a facebook event for the walkout.they posted -- "with university of missours president stepping down, we demand rochon to do the
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same....s it is vital to fight against racism in all places of education." college students across the tion protested thursy for the "million student march." march."they're calling for tuition-free public college -- cancelling all student debt and a 15-dollar an hour minimum wage for campus workers.the demonstrations were inspired by remarks by democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders in june.he said congressional republicans would be forced to tackle the student debt problem if a million young people marched on washington. four national groups representing college educators say they plan on ghting a push to alalw more peoeoe to carry concealed guns on campus. campus.the groups want to repeal measuresn eight states that allow so-called campus carry.supporters say lawful gun owners should be allowed to bring them on campus for protection.but opponents say students and professors wouldn't be comfortable tackling controversial subjects if they think someone might e carrying in the classroom. laser pointers are increasingly becoming a problem for pilots nationonwidid wide.on wednesday night alone,
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lasers hit 20 different aircrafts throughout the country.this year alone, there have been over 5-thousand reports of lasers being pointed at aircrafts. that's up 40-percent from last year. it might seem harmless but it can actually temporarily blind pilots, putting them at risk for losing control.no accidents have ever been attributed to laser strikes. but it still is a crime, punishable by a maximum of 20-years in prison. good morning again, thanks for waking up with cbs 2 this morning... morning...it's right now on this morning! morning! in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing fnough power for over a million homes, reducing our dependence on foreign oil and supporting six thousand jobs. i'm tom steyer. with bold leadership and an endless supply of wind and sun,
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we canano that across america. the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030.
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it's the gift of it's the gift of it's the gift of giving this holiday season. season.this is the first weekend for the sasaation army red kettle campaign. campaign.cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee is live at the edgewood road hyvee ringing the bells this morning to kickoff the fundraiser - steffi? steffi?good morning kevin and kelly - i've been with the salvation army of cedar rapids all morning.we've been ringing bells - you've probably seen this before in previous years around e holiday, but we're going to remind you this morning what this program is all about.
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live in ... steffi lee, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, steffi. it's now on this morning.
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now thanks, steffi.news.
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it's now on this morning. morning.after the break... break...the big changes in your food afr the coanies that make it l ltened to
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welcome back - - it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ some major food companies are swapping artificial ingredients for more natural alternatives. alternatives.anna werner looks at what it might mean for your kitchen cupboardrd cupboard. would you eat your favorite cereal gfx 1 if you knew it contained butylated hydroturesal gfx1 out a&a product also used in jet fuel? readg labels has become a habit for heather tamayasunat "a: do you know what dyoxa& does?h: not a clue, and bht a preservative, yellow 5this mom of a two year old boy with twin girls on the way... thinks twice about feeding her familylyanything with artificial ingredients... tamayasu sot : ingredients... tamayasu sot : i want to know, truthfully, what's in the product, not just using key
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hiding something.(gfx 3 in- ie erasing ingredients from labels)***now some major food companies say they're taking artificial coloring and flavors out of their products. gfx3 outkraft has pledged to move that bright yellow color - really a synthetic dye- from its classic mac and cheese by next year. (nat: trix are for kids! berry red, bright yellow! commercial ) general mills, maker of trix and other cereals says natural alternatives like beet juiui and tumeric will soon provide bright colors instead of artificial dyes. the companies say it's about listening to their customers...general mills telling us, gfx 4" we're really doing this s because we've heard from families who say this will make the products better". gfx 5 but it may also be about profits: a report this year shows 80% of consumers are willing to pay more money for pay more are willing to pay more money for natural products. gfx outwhite sot : this is definitely a reaction to statisticsheather white directs the environmental wowoing group, a nonoprofit that monitors and
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rates over 80-thousand food products based on the safety of their ingredients. sot heather white: the reason these companies are making these steps is bebeuse they listen when we start voting with our pocket books artificial ingredients weren't always taboo. food historian nadia berenstein says in the early 1900s when food contamination was rampant, consumers responded positively to the idea of manufactured food.berenstein sot "the fact that the food was made in the factory by a big company was a thing that guaranteed in consumer's minds that it was safe, that it was modern, scientific, that it would be good for them ad campaigns helped boost that image: wrigley's gum offered a "fasciting artificial flavor" and powdered tang bebeme the "drink of the future"a&.(nat tang commercial- tang a good nutritious breakfast) food processing in mass drove the need for additives even more. every item coming off the assembly line had to taste the sameme(nat: here's the real breakthrough) in the fourties
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and fifties, in the fourties and fifties, new technology like freezers and microwaves gave rise to novelties like tv dinners. .. packed with chemical preservatives, but widely popular.but white says regulations haven't kept pace with innovation.... and these days, even with the companies new changes, there are too many unknowns about what exactly we're eating. the food and drug administration is asking for your thoughts on how to define the term natural on food labels. labels.the government opened a 90-day comment period.for more information on how you can comment, head to our website cbs2-iowa-dot-com. it's coming up next... next...the best time of the
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day to catch up on your sleep
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nap.in your cbs 2 here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... a film made right here in the
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corridor will be premiering tonight at the paramount theatre.the showing starts at 7 tonight, with a pre-party at 6.tickets are 15-dollars.it's about a smaller than average dog at the north pole, who gets left behind at a home in iowa left behind at a home in iowa after he sneaks onto sasaas sleigh. an adoption day celebration will be held this morning in cedar rapids.it will be held at the juvenile justice center from 10-to noon.it's one of nine similar events happening across the state this month, to mark national adoption month.more than four-thousand children in the u-s last year had their adoptions finalized at a national adoption day event. hawkeye fans prepping for a big spor weekend will be in downtown iowa city for a pep rally tonight.the rally starts at 5 at the weatherdance fountain stage in the ped mall. a double header basketball game will follow at carver hawkeye arena.and tomorrow, a hawkeye wrestling meet and football game will both be held inside kinnick stadium. wrestling starts at 11, football at 7. sleep experts have come out and said one of the best times
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for you to nap is at work! work!the national sleep foundation says the best time to nap is between two and four pm.this is when we often feel a dip of energy.but they say the optimal time is only 20 minutes, anymore will take y y into rem sleep p d make your energy levels even worse. worse.experts say if you can step out for a minute, go take a nap in your car!but they say if you don't sleep well at night don't take naps at all because doing that will mess up your intntnal clock.we put this on our facebook page and asked when your favorite time to take a nap is, get on over there and let us know! it's still to it's still to come...
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buildings getting a new use --
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see ya soon.n. cbs 2 this morning...the heated meeting in iowa as residents try to learn more about a controversial pipeline project. the latest information about a police officer who's out of work this morning after he shot and killed a man who had a gun. the new numbers this morning about how many children have autism. welcome to cbs two thi mornjng...looking now athappy
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d'ambrosioand i'm kevin barry. come join us over on fox28 at 7 this morning! morning!is morning! morning!the midwest athletic club will be here with some tips on how to have self control with treats during thanksgiving when so many people pig out. and the holidays also and the holidays also make it really hard to get to the gym, so we'll learn some exercises we can do at home in between all the hustling and bustling! let's get a check of our cbs 2
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right now fierce debating continues over a controversial pipeline project. project.the bakken oil pipeline would stretch across four states in the midwest.in iowa, it would cut across 18 counties, that are highlighted in this map.hundreds turned out in boone county to speak for and against the pipeline. because of the number of speakers, each had just two minutes to state their case. but that short time still produced fiery comments fr both sides. ere are those that argue jobs created on the pipeline project are temorary and only provide work until the project
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is compklete. i think it's important to take a wider view. two year project will yield thousands of high paying high skilled jobs.it will create an unprecedented abuse of land owner's rights, it will present a perpetual threat of catastrophic spills in iowa and it will contribute to climate change. change.the iowa utilities board will have the final say on the project.they already have another hearing on the issue set for next week. a florida police officer who shot and killed an armed man last month has now been fired. fired. nouman raja was on duty -- but not wearing a uniform or driving a marked vehicle.he went up to corey jones in the early morning hours -- as he was waiting for a tow truck off the interstate.the officer fired six shots -- police later found a gun in jones' car -- but his family's attorney says he had bought the gulegally a week bebere. an investigation into whether he will face charges is currently underway. defense secretary ashton carter has fired his senior
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military aide -- lieutenant general ron lewis.lewis' was let go after carter says he "learned about allegations of misconduct."as carter's top military aide -- lewis controlled the secretary's military schedule and the flow of people and issues into carter's office. secretary of state john kerry is heading overseas this weekend to hopefully make strides to end the war in syria. syria.leaders from the united states join diplomats from russia -- saudi arabia and iran to discuss which of syria's fighting forces are common enemies.kerry admitted thursday these talks may not go anywhere -- but said the effort to end the 4 and a half year old civil war cannot bebe abananned. u.s. forces targeted "jihadi john" in a syrian airstrike. "jihadi john" whose real name is mohammed emwazi, has appeared in a series of is-is execution videos, taunting western leaders in a british accent.a senior u-s official said authorities are confident the strike killed him.but just this morning, british prime minister david cameron said according to british
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intelligence, they're not certain if the strike killed him. navy divers have now located the navigation bridge of the el faro-- the florida-based cargo ship that sunk in october near the bahamas.the n-t-s-b says the bridge was separated from the rest of the wreckage that was found about two weeks ago. divers will now look for a voyage data recorder that's located on the bridge. investigators are hoping the black box could help them figure out what was happening before the ship went down.33- crewmembers were on board...but the remains of only one person have been recovered so far. before this weekend's democratic debate in des moines -- a new cbs poll shows hillary clinton still has a big lead. lead.clinton has a 19 point lead over bernie sanders among likely democratic primary voters.clinton also beats sanders by 28-percentage points with women voters. sanders is the oldest candidate in the race -- but he has a 6 point lead with democrats under 45. sanders also received his biggggt union endorsement so far in the race for the white house.the american postal workers union announced their
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endorsement thursday.this comes at a time when he and clinton are trying to win over organized labor groups. groups.remember you can watch sanders -- clinton and martin omalley in tomorrow night's debate right here on cbs 2 -- coverage starts at 8 new this morning, a new estimate fororow many kids h he autism in thehe-s.th latest figure from the centers for disease control and prevention says 1 in 45 children have the disorder.the most rigorous rvey on autism has a lolor estimama of 1 in every 68 children.the cause of autism is still not known. in cedar rapids, officials are looking at revising topsoil standards to prevent runoff and flash flooding.the proposed plans allow developers to select from eight soil management methods. but,they say that could still add more than one-thousand dollars to the cost of a new home. developers and d ilders are questioning the polcy saying more economic analysis needs to be done. also in cedar rapids -- a discussion was held about the future of the knutson building. the 128-year-d structure is
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one of the oldest commercial bubudings on the west side of the river.the city planned to demolish it -- but a survey shows it's possible to save the building.it'll be up to the city council to decide whether they should spend the money to restore it. leaders are expececd to discuss the issue at next week's council meeting. residents will soon get a first look at renovations being done to the historic mott building.crews started working on the building in september.the county purchased the building in 1995.linn county got bids for the building late last year before it was purchased by hobart historic restoration.plans call for turning the first floor into office and retail space -- other floors will be turned into apartments. good morning again, thanks for waking up with cbs 2 this morning... morning...it's right now on this morning! morning!
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thangiving isess than two weeks away and christmas is now six weeks away. away.and there's a way you can make the holidays a little brighter for families in need. need.cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee leeis live at the edgewood
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road hyvee ringing e bells for the salvation army red kettle kickoff campaign. campaign.kevin and kelly - for the next month you'll see volunteers ringing bells across eastern iowa collecting change - to make a change in the community. community.- different hyvee locations for the hyvee food drive?last christmas - what was the impact?- what would happen if the red kettles didn't exist?
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news.thanks, steffi. good morning, it's on this m mning, we'll have another look at
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welcome back - - it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ this morning -- we're getting a better look at some o othe damage left by a strong line of storms that made its way through the state wednesday night. the national weather service is investigating whether a tornado touched down in eastern iowa.the storms tore through e shed and barn on a williamsburg property, but only took a few shingles from the nearby house.a resident taking shelter in the basement at the time says the wind sounded like a constant thunder.her husband says a 500 gallon barrel full of fufu was thrown 30 yards. the property is...its a lot
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and the people are ok. ok.they say 3030years worth of possessions, equipment and tools were stored in those buildings and were scattered across the property during the storm.. the nanaonal weather servicece has confirmed five tornados touched down statewide during the storms.there was more damage in monroe county. several buildings were destroyed when an e-f-1 tornado touched down there.one couple says they ran to their basement and two minutes later, the top of their home was gone.no serious injuries have been reported from last night's storms. a follow up to story we first told you about yesterday on cbs 2 this morning. morning.authohoties are still trying to figure out why a teenage girl was walking on a busy highway in the middle of the night.17-year-old johanna gingerich- feil was hit and killed by a semi along highway 30.it t ppened near the entrance of palisades kepler state park. park.the linn county sheriff's office tells cbs 2 news gingerich-feil was in the astbound lanes when she was hit.the driver of the semi was
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not huhu. at the university of iowa, iowa,despite earlier hinting the school might opt-out of a local minimum wage increase, cbs 2 news has learned campus leaders are going along with johnson county's plan to raise the wage.the u uversity says it raised the minimum wage to 8-20 an hour earlier this month.the increase means a raise for more than 700-temporary and student employees. the university of missouri has appointed an interimimpresident. recently retired senior administrator and law professor michael middleton will now lead... lead...the school until a permanent replacement is found. he takes over for tim wolfe -- who resigned at the bbinning of the week after student protests over mishandling multiple racist incidents on campus . three men have been arrested for making anonymous threats to college campuses after the protests. prototts.all three posted on the messaging app yik yak.the first suspect arrested -- hunter park -- was in court yesterday.none of the suspects were actually in columbia -- at the university of missouri -- but some of the threats caused businesses totoclose up shop during the week.all three
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of making a terrorist threat. following missouri's lead -- nearly a thousand ithaca college students walked out of class -- calling for the resignation of their school's president. president.ithaca college is in central new york state and students there also say there was a slow response to racist incidents on campus.a group called "pepele of color" created a facebook event for the walkout.they posted -- "with university of missouri's president stepping down, we demand rochon to do the same...as it is vital to fight against racism in all places of education." four national groups representing college educators say they plan on fighting a push to allow more people to carry concealed guns on campus. campus.the groups want to repeal measures in eight states thth allow so-called campus carry.supporters say lawful gun owners should be allowed to bring them on campus for protection.but opponents say students and professors wouldn't be comfortatae tackling controversial subjects if they think someone might be carrying in the classroom. laser pointers are increasingly becoming a
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problem for pilots nation-wide. wide.on wednesday night alone, lasers hit 20 different aircrafts throughout the country.this year alone, there have been over 5-thousand reports of lasers being pointed at aircrafts. that's up 40-percent from last year. it might seem harmless but it can acacally temporarily blind pilots, putting them at risk for losing control.a pilot from the los angeles police department describes what it's like to be hit with a laser at night flying low over a city. "it's incapacitating for a few moments. budded to you want to turn away form that light source, except when it illuminates this helicopter you can't turn away from the light source." no accidents have ever been attributed to laser strikes. but it still is a crime, punishable by a maximum of 20-years in prison. it's now on this morning. morning.we'll take a look at whwh's coming up on fox 28 morning live before we send
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you'll switch over to fox 28 right now for fox 28 morning live.coming up - one of the corridor's favorite thanksgiving time events is back this weekend in marion. we'll find out what's new for the return of the turkey trot. trot.plus - get ready to laugh! comedian greg hahn will join us as he gets ready to head-
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thanks justin. we'll see you in two
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