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historic wrestling match takes place at kinnick stadium and hours later the undefeated hawkeye football team will take the same field. 2 news reporter mellaney moore is live at the pentacrest where fans are getting ready. today we met the group showing support for hawkeye athletics by helping to get ready for these big events. in the ped mall gathered too... excited for the big matchups at kinnick.37 thousand fans have purchased tickets for the grapple on the gridiron wrestling meet tomorrow between the university of iowa and oklahoma state.the ui athletics department hopes that breaks an ncaa wrestling dual meet attendance record set by penn state a few years ago.hawkeye sports says the first dual competition of the season for both schools will make college wrestling history by being in the outdoor division one stadium definitely it is something i can tell my kids hey i was part of the first time in history this ever happened and i was there to help set up for it.
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it.staff expect another three tickets for wrestling at the door.covering the corridor in news. tickets are still on sale for the wrestling dual that gets started at noon.the football game however is sold out.just before the newscast, we checked the prices for tickets on stubhub.right now, the cheapest pair of tickets is a whopping parking is in high demand too - and u-i is trying to keep it organized and easy for everyone coming into town.if you have a football parking pass, park where you normally do.people without football parking passes who are attending both events are encouraged to park at the hancher, hawkeye commuter, or hall of fame lots.if you only have wrestling tickets, you're encouraged to park at west high - which will have shuttles running from 8 a-m until 3 pm.a-d-a parking is available at hospital lots 3
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and 4.we have all this information on our website cbs 2 iowa dot com. if hawkeye football isn't your thing thingthe national spotlight will also be on iowa for tomorrow's democratic debate. the latest cbs poll released esterday shows hillary clinton with a commanding lead over bernie sanders and martin o' can watch the debate live right here on cbs 2 or stream it on our website cbs 2 iowa dot com.coverage starts at 8. so what kind of weather can we expect for everything going on this busy weekend? justin roberts is in for terry
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new numbers show cedar rapids is among the top places where poverty is falling. smart asset dot com says the number of cedar rapids residents living in poverty is down by more than four- thousand people since 2005. that's good enough for third on their list.during that same time period, the population has grown by nine percent, making the decrease more impressive. new numbers on the prevalence of autism in children childrenfrom the government are stirring up controversy. controversy.they say one in
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forty five children is on the autism spectrum.the c-d-c says that rate is one in sixty eight. the latest number comes from a 2014 survey sent to parentsexperts say the jump might come from a change in the survey and that diagnosing autism is difficult - because there is no easy test. novemember is national adoption month and today, it was celebrated in cedar rapids today as children were adopted by loving families. families. "this really a culmination of a long journey for a lot of families and a lot of kids, just to be a part of a family, to have that permanency and to know that somebody's always going to be there for you." you."there are still many children looking for a permanent home. according to the iowa department of human services, there are nearly 800 children in iowa leaglly eligible for adoption. a brand new study on an important issue millions of americans deal with every day, has not just one tie to the
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national study on hearing loss, was done by the university of iowa, but it included a cedar rapids girl, who's doing her part, to help. cbs 2 news reporter joy howe joins us with her story. a lot of research has been done over the years on complete hearing loss. this study looks at *kids who have mild to severe hearing loss, to see how that affects their learning, over the course of their lives. 09.52.30 it's been a really, really cool experience. sitting in her classroom at prarie point middle school, haley walstrom wears a smile so big - you'd probably never notice, she wears something else. i can talk normally and pretty much hear everything's because she's worked hard - she was born with mild hearing loss in one ear, and severe in the other. so that started us on the journey of raising a child that's hard of hearing and trying to find the resources that we needed to find a good education for her and make sure that she had all the resources she needed to be successful. part
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of that success, has been helping *others. i've always been interested in how individual differences in children's language abilities influences their life bruce tomblin has been studying hearing and hearing loss for years. but his most recent work, was something new. for the first time, he, along with colleagues at the university of iowa and around the country, began looking at children with mild to severe loss, from a young age, through pre-school, to see how they developed and adapted. haley and her family,09.51.12 they would have this really cool van that would basically come to our house immediately jumped on board. 09.47.47 we felt it was really important to be part of something that was going to provide more information, more resources to families that have children with hard of hearing over the years, haley sat in this van and did tests that helped the researchers discover what they'd always thought, but had never been proven. give kids the right help early, in the form of hearing aids - especially ones that *fit correctly, as many don't - and realize how
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critical that early help is. 09.49.28 if you can put a kid on the right path to success, then that's really the results that you're going to get 09.52.34 that's a really cool feeling to have, knowing that i'm helping other people today and in the future. the results of the study were just published by the american auditory society, and you can read more on our howe, cbs 2 news. iowa's movie-making industry is back on the upswing and nowhere is that more evident than right here in the corridor. colleague scott sanborn is live on the red carpet for a special premiere tonight - scott? a science- fiction movie written, produced and filmed in cedar rapids. but, tonight, i'm here at the historic paramount theatre for the premier of "up on the wooftop" a christmas
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based backrow's the story of toby, a talking dog who gets lost in iowa and must find his way back to the north pole. the entire movie was shot in iowa city, coralville, the quad cities and dubuque over a two week period in february. it also has a local cast and crew with some help from hollywood. dennis joining me now is bryan dover, the owner of the star of the movie, sammi. sammi is a three year old russell terrier who plays toby. they've come all the way from los angeles to be here tonight. there are some forty other dogs that are also in this movie.several investors and a lot of volunteers came together to make this movie happen. following three previous movies, this is backrow studios' largest production to date. it will actually hit the united kingdom, france and germany next week. the festivities week. germany next france and kingdom, the united actually hit date. it will production to largest studios' backrow
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studios' largest production to date. it will actually hit the united kingdom, france and germany next week. the festivities get underway at 6pm with photo opportunities on the red carpet, a pre-show cocktail party with cast and crew and refreshments in the lobby. the move itself starts at 7-o'clock. tickets are 15- dollars. the movie comes out on dvd, video on demand, itunes and other platforms next tuesday. covering the corridor in cedar rapids, scott sanborn cbs 2 news still to come on the cbs 2 news at 6. on the cbs 2 still to come still to come on the cbs 2 news at 6. the big goal that the salvation army has set for itself for this year's red
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if you think there's no solution to the climate crisis, think again. in iowa, wind energy is already producing enough 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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the goal is 50% clean energy by 2030.
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on cbs 2 this morning,if you want to go on a vacation *before the holidays, we know just the place. place.we're road trippin', a few hours south of the corridor
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still to come at 6 6it's a busy weekend in high school athletics too - the teams taking home state volleyball championships next
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hoops is at an all-time high in ames... the cyclones start the season ranked 7th -- the high presason ranking in school history -- and it's offically the steve prome era erai-s-u taking on colorado in sioux falls -- aka hilton north kind of a slow start offensively for the clones -- naz long -- from n-b-a range -- that's not the last we'll hear from himthen later in the first half -- it's monte
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jameal mckay -- bringin' the opp -- iowa state led by 5 at the breakand they'd open it up in the second half -- long running the break --- the dish to mckay -- let me see your dunk face -- mckay finshed with 8 points and 10 boards then later it's long again -- dialing long distance -- he finsihed with 13 -- 4 cyclones were in double figures -- steve prome and the cylones are 1 and oh -- 68 to 62 it's been a season to remember for cedar rapids kennedy -- they've never started a season 12 and oh until this year -- and they haven't been to the semifinals since 1993 -- now they get a shot for some revenge -- against bettendorf -- the last team to beat the cougars cougarsthat was last season in the playoffs -- first quarter and the cougs strike first -- it's mr. do it all -- shaun buyer -- calling his own number -- and diving in for the scorethe bulldogs respond in the second -- dax emerson scores from 6 yards out --
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last check of the score -- it's tied at 7 at the break. in class a -- it's round two between denver and gladbrook - reinbeckthe cylones won the first meeting -- and they drew frist blood -- mitchel seek -- scoots to the corner -- denver goes up 7 nothingg-r would answer in the second -- jake schuman hits walker thede -- and he's in for 6 to tie the gameit would head to overtime tied at 16 and thede -- boots gladbrook reinbeck to the title game -- 19 to 16 the final in overtime. it's championship friday at the cell center -- and for the 6th time in school history west delaware is playing for a title -- the last 5 times the hawks left with a runner up trophy trophyit's a 4-a finals rematch from last year against harlanand this one was all west delaware -- bridget hoffman gets up to get down for the spike -- the hawks took set 1in set two it was more of the same -- the set to hoffman -- and the kill for the point -- west delawre won
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set number two..and in set three -- carlee ketchum ends the match -- west delaware wins thier first state title in school history -- 3 sets to none. "it's certainly something the school is going to remember forever, something i'm going to remember forever and something these girls are going to have those moments for the rest of their lives. you know i can't describe this feeling. it's just all the hard work that you do finally pays off and it's very rewarding." rewarding." "just complete bliss. my cheeks are hurting so bad right now becuase i've just been smiling. it's a great feeling." great feeling."smiling. it's a just been smiling. it's a great feeling." west liberty already made history this season -- the comets are playing in their first state title game ever in any sport -- but they can take it a step further -- a win gives them their first state championship have to get past nevada in the 3-a finalsfirst set -- cassidi simon with the back set to kyleigh becker -- and she drops the hammer west liberty could do more than spike though -- later in the set -- haliey dowfeldt -- gets up for
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the block -- but in the end -- the cubs were too much for the comets -- katie cassabaum's kill ends the match -- nevada takes the crown in straight sets. we will be right back to take one last look at your forecast
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we're continuing to follow the tragic developments in france. in the last hour the president of france has declared a state of emergency and has closed off
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the borders police have confirmed 2 suicide attacks - including one bombing near the stade de france where france was hosting germany in a soccer match. right now police say that there are around 100 hostages are being held at a paris theatre where a concert featuring an american band "the eagles of death metal" are playing.exact numbers are hard to determine in this developing story but it's believed that severe dozen are dead and numerous more injured. we will continue to follow this story as it develops and bring you the latest. thanks for watching your cbs 2 news at six. "entertainment
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you'll join us tonight at ten. dear future, life is good. no, great. i'm like, a man. only better. but even though i know everything, i still feel like you could surprise me.
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but life is sweet now. hey, what could go wrong? it's you and me all the way, future. let's get going. i owe about $68,000. i owe $44,000 in student loans. my plan, the new college compact, says you should not have to borrow money to pay tuition if you go to a public college or university. and you ought to be able to refinance student debt. and i don't believe the federal government should be making a profit off of lending to young people who are borrowing to be able to get their education. we have got to make college affordable. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. we turn and she is there. >> attacked on a hollywood street.
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