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up to four inches of snow.even more is on the way through minnesota right now.the area could get eight to ten inches in the next couple of days. now let's check in with chief meteorologist terry swails to see we can expect this week
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new developments in the case of a man accused in a deadly rampage at a colorado planned parenthood. parenthood.57-year old robert dear is charged with first degree murder, with no bond set. set.police say dear killed an iraq war veteran and a mother of two - both were there with seperate friends.a standoff and shootout friday left nine others in the hospital.we've also learned that dear was arrested in 2002 - accused of looking into a woman's window. the charge was later dismissed. a student from university of illinois at chicago is facing charges tonight after making *threats online toward *another city school with a similar name.the university of
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chicago canceled all classes and activities on its hyde park campus today.the f-b-i says someone posted a threat of gun violence specifically mentioning "the campus quad monday morning."today was the first day back for students after the holiday break - and it's the last week of regular full-time classes at the university before finals. a cedar rapids man charged with killing his mother nearly two years ago is back in court. court.investigators say 44-year-old edward cusic used a crowbar to murder his 68- year-old mother at their home on old marion road.court documents show cusic is the one who called 9-1-1 - telling the operator he killed his mother because *she threatened *him with a knife.an autopsy shows she died of blunt force trauma.if convicted, cusic could spend the rest of his life in prison. baltimore's police chief says "the future of the city is at stake" as the *first trial in the death of freddie gray gets underway.*six police officers
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have been indicted in connection with gray's death april 19. gray was a 25- year-old african american man who was critically injured in the back of a police transport van.jury selection for officer william porter's trial began today, while demostrators gathered outside.porter faces charges of assault, manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. turning now to our vote 20-16 coverage.texas senator and republican presidential candidate ted cruz spent time in coralville today - where he criticized democrats for their stance on syrian refugees - both believe some refugees should be welcome in the u-s.. u-s..president obama and hillary clinton, they are so blinded by political correctness that they're unwilling to do what it takes to keep this nation safe. the first obligation of the commander in chief is to protect our national security to protect innocent americans. senator cruz says the proposals by obama and clinton
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have *accepting refugees would make america *more dangerous. he says the united states should help by providing a safe place for syrians to go in the middle east. "the united states of america not only recognizes our role in creating this problem - we embrace our ability to do something about it." president obama is in paris right now with nearly 150- other world leaders for the largest ever summit on climate change.security is higher than ever in the wake of this month's terror attacks in paris.the world's two biggest polluters - china and the u-s - kicked off the summit.the conference runs until december 11th - giving world leaders less than two weeks to lock down the first ever universal climate deal. back here at home, iowa governor terry branstad says there is no reason to delay plans to shift the state's medicaid operation to private management.last week, a judge recommended the state throw out one of four contracts
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awarded to four companies to run the program.branstad says the state always planned on having between two and four companies.so if the state takes the judge's recommendati ons, it can continue with only *three private firms.the shift is set to happen on the first day of the new year. for all of the latest political news affecting *our state, make sure to watch iowa in focus.it's every sunday at 10:30 in the morning, right here on cbs 2 news. it's beginning to look a lot like christmas in cedar rapids. rapids.crews spent their morning setting up the city's 45-hundred pound christmas tree.the lights on the 35-foot tall tree will be turned on for the first time friday night.city staff volunteers set up the tree.the city forestry staff cut it down and the parks' staff put up the lights. nice job everyone! americans are expected to spend three billion dollars in online shopping today --- 12-percent *more than cyber monday last year. if you were among the tens of thousands
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from target online, you likely ran into an error message.the website crashed this morning due to the high traffic.here in the corridor... corridor...cbs 2 news reporter steffi leejoins us with some unique deals businesses are offering this holiday season. so what are the best deals on this cyber monday? wallet hub crunched the numbers.it found "jewelry" is the most discounted category - and your tech gadgets are the least discounted. discounted.here in cedar rapids, hands in harmony is offering discounted rates on their massage packages just in time for the winter.it's their third year to have specials. today, customers could book a seventy five minute massage for the price of an hour.owner wahnita dimmer says her staff's stayed busy trying to keep up with all the purchases. "people depend on being able to purchase things online, and for sure online purchases of gift certificates and scheduling of services has grown tremendously over the past couple of years." years."coming up on cbs 2 news
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at six, we'll show you how others are hoping you'll also set aside some cash for tomorrow - which is giving tuesday.steffi lee, cbs 2 news, live at five. soon your holiday packages could be delivered by drone! amazon showed off a prototype for a drone that it plans to use to deliver packages in under 30-minutes. the flying machines can carry packages weighing up to five pounds. coming up on live at 5...from ancient art to modern.cbs 2 news take you road trippin to a hidden gem of a museum. museum.meanwhile, this is live look right now at the pentacrest on the university of iowa campus.let's check in
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cbs 2 this morning, it's that time of year, and holiday festivities have already begun. begun.we're taking a closer look at an annual celebration of chirstmas, right here in the corridor.that's tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning. ((kelly))this is the time now a cbs 2 news consumer alert.blue buffalo company is recalling cub size wilderness wild chews bones.the f-d-a says there is the potential for this product to be contaminated.you can get a refund where ever you bought one. one.for more information, including the u-p-c code, head
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cbs 2 news wants to congratulate kevin linquist from cedar rapids.he won our grid-iron getaway.that means he receives two tickets to watch the university of iowa hawkeyes take on michigan state at the big ten championship in indianapolis this weekend.he also gets a 100-dollar gas card and hotel stay.congratulations, kevin! make sure to watch the big game on our sister station, fox 28 news - at seven! still ahead live at five...cbs 2 news is road trippin to the home of a rare art collection, you don't want to miss! miss!this is a live look at the wet s-curve in downtown cedar rapids.traffic is moving along.there's more news ahead when live at 5 continues on
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as we head into the holiday season more of you will be traveling for family gatherings and maybe looking for some great places to stop along the way.today, cbs 2 news reporter matt hammill takes us to an incredible place to do some *time traveling as we go road trippin' - to columbia, missouri. missouri. " it is amazing .. it really runs the gammit from ancient to modern and i think people
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don't realize how much we have here. " as another group of eager visitors - wanders the galleries - cathy callaway - whispers that she has the best job in the world - at the mizzou museum of art and archeology. while that may seem like a strange marriage - of pre-historic works - and art just created yesterday afternoon - - cathy says the vast collection of cultures from across the globe - compliment each other perfectly. " for example we were looking at the picasso plate ad then we have a fish plate in here that's very similar and so it's kind of fun to look at and especially show kids an ancient plate that looks an awful lot like a plate picasso did .. gee i wonder where he got that idea? " the museum - founded by archeologists - - is a place to admire everything - from ancient pottery - painted with animals from the hunt - to vessel lids intricately moulded into teams of horses. you can be inspired by the great master painters of europe
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europe" and pitch paint at it .. laughs .. and that was the painting. " or marvel at comtemporaries of pollack and worhol. worhol. a few steps away - that's not a weird boomerang . - - without soap - in early times - they rubbed their skin with scented olive oil from the flasks,- then scrapped it off - with the strid - gel geland if you like things that are a little edgy - you're in the right place - - this - stops everyone in their tracks. " it's the antenna lope .. what .. the antenna lope ..it's by nom jun pike. " it takes a moment - but visitors eventually see the television body - - old telephone snout - and - antenna antlers. kids are mezmorized - by the changing scenery - some - from the - serengetti. serengetti." because it's the elephant in the room.. it attracts their attention ... ... his point seems to be .. go outside.. don't sit in front of the tv .. go outside and see animals for yourself " the african piece - affectionately called - nail
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made and perhaps the pain of not keeping them. this lid is from a child sarcoficus - is adorned in cherubs - at a chariot race - " so sort of tragic .. it's roman and it's about 200 ce .. common era or a.d. " around the corner - a mummy** - - but as the x- ray shows - this one - is a hawk. " the egyptians were very interested in mummifying not just humans but hawks and crocadiles and cats and things like that. " and maybe the most priceless piece - in the museum - conjures up - - vivid thoughts of ancient pyramids and tombs.. tombs.." it's very rare, it's a piece of cloth that's 2,000 years old and it's got the painting of a woman on it and the interesting thing about is she's got six toes. " true story - - decorated with images of the path the young woman would travel after death and what she would see along the way - - right down to those six toes. toes." which may be a sign of royalty " and finally - the cast of
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characters - gods - goddesses - - and athletes - who leave visitors in awe. casts - of some of the most iconic sculptures of europe - - made more than a century ago. ago.from dis-cobolus or discus thrower - to winged victory - the goddess nike. the original - is at the lourve. venus demilo - still sparks theories of what she was holding in those missing arms armsthe god of wine is here admiring the grape harvest and michael angelo - restored the damaged statue of this poseidon priest - attacked - after he tried to expose - the trojan horse. horse." laicoon warned the trojans not to bring that into the city and the serpents .. the two serpents there came up out of the sea and grabbed him and his sons and you can see they are in a life and death struggle " an amazing - adventure - from start
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present - at the museum of art and archeology - - and you are invited.we are road trippin' - in columbia missouri - - i'm matt hammill "here's a live look a& i-380 at 4th street southeast in cedar rapids.some wet conditions out there.terry will have your final forecast
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gray thursday and black friday dominate the door buster deals, but small business saturday is *growing.more than 95-million people shopped at small businesses *on saturday. that's up eight percent from last year, according to one survey.it also found shoppers spent more than 16- *billion dollars on saturday, an increase of 14-percent from last year. and now a final look at your forecast. forecast.
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that's cbs 2 news live at 5
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>> pelley: the president warns it will soon be too late to stop climate change. we find evidence in china's pollution emergency and in the melting arctic. >> scientists say what happens up here is what's going to happen to all of us. >> pelley: also tonight, deadly storms in the southern plains and upper midwest. a court appearance for the suspect in the planned parenthood attack. and after black friday, a new
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