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ten.porch pirates.what you can do to make sure your holiday packages make it into the hands of the *right person. person.plus...bob bruce is back.when and where you can hear the b-b-r-e. e.and...tele - - caucus?the new tool aimed at making sure everyone can participate in one of iowa's signature events. events.now, the corridor's top stories and tomorrow's weather forecast in the first ten minutes. this is cbs 2 news 10 at 10. the holiday season is here and that means there are plenty of packages being delivered and left on doorsteps. at the same time, however, there are plenty of grinches looking to snatch them, usually in the middle of the day. day.millions of americans report packages being stolen right after they were delivered. delivered.cbs 2 news reporter matt hammill explains what you can do to combat these porch pirates.matt... the good news is - - there are more options than
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the bad news is - - it's a very easy crime to commit - - and it's a holiday surprisenobody wants -- right before christmas. christmas. " rumble rumble rumble " with millions of packages on the move for christmas - unfortunately it means - millions of chances - for thieves." as more packages are being mailed out because of online shopping there's more opportunity for peole to realize hey i can go fishing. " fishing on front porches. shopping on line - means all those presents go to your house or apartment.if you're at work - they sit for hours - in plain sight. home security videos - from all over the country - show gifts - being snatched - in a matter of seconds. seconds." somebody can pull up or run up and grab the packages and jump back in the car and drive away. " cedar rapids police are already investigating their first case.they suggest - having items shipped to work - if your employer allows it.at a time when tracking technology can tell you - the day -
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gifts will arrive - make sure you - a friend or neighbor is there .and the retailer may help too - " you know if you order something through an online store but they have a local store, see if it could be sent there .. then you could pick it up there." finally - your shipper or post office - may have options to hold* your packages. " and one of those is signature delivery confirmation, so that way it won't be left there a slipwill beleft and yo'll have to go pick it up and somebody will have to sign for that ckage ... (( 6:29:02 )) .. don't let it sit on your porch. " police say - keep in mind - if packages are sitting on your porch - it's like telling thieves - - nobody's home - - and that's when - they might not juju take what's on the porch - but what's inside - too.matt hammill cbs 2 news ten at ten the opportunity for stolen gifts is growing. fed - ex alone -
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300 - *million packages.that's up twelve percent from last year.u-p-s says its shipments are projected to climb ten percent, with close to a billion packages shipped between the two companies. analysts say the rise and popularity of online shopping
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cbs 2 news ten at ten continues now with more of the corridors top stories. stories.state officials are continuing to review contracts of private companies wishing to manage the state's five billion dollar medicaid program. program.at the same time today, federal officials from the centers for medicare and medicaid services began their four-day tour of iowa.many iowans, specifically ones with health conditions, or who have family members living with health conditions, believe the roll-out *will face delays. "we're looking towards organizing, making sure that we make regular visits to the capital during the session - letter writing, we're even looking towards the elections if this continues to be a partisan issue, we're definitely going to be targeting candidates." candidates."rhonda shouse, who lives with a disability herself, says hearing that is encouraging and she believes the change will be delayed
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new tonight at ten, ten,some residents in north liberty spent the evening addressing the potential ban on guns on city property. property.tonight, the city council took a step to resolve the issue. issue.cbs 2 news reporter dora miller is live with the update. the council members decided they would not create a resolution...instead - in a discussion - the city determined the recreation center and the library will have to revise their policies banning weapons. we did hear from the public, but the council did most of the talking tonight. some council members say they want to be sure they are legally allowed to ban weapons, without going against state codes. other members on the board argued that everything should be left alone since the waters have been muddied with questions about state codes, determining what is city
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"after california, what were finding is that more and more law-enforcement officials are saying if you have a permit, please carry. as others have said the police force does the best they can but they respond, they're not proactive." proactive."iowa code does say that schools and parks are weapons free zones...that will be upheld. the council says they do want everyone to feel safe, so this issue has to stay on the top of their minds. for now, though, most people seemed happy. covering the corridor in north liberty, dora miller, cbs2 news. in iowa city, the university of iowa hopes a new space will help them continue the fight against sexual violence. violence.it's called a soft space and it's located at the u-i police department. department officials say it's designed to help survivors of sexual violence come forward
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"when we have victims of trauma, they experience that trauma and as the chemicals of the brain affect what's going on, their memories, there are certain ways you can improve the recollection of the details of the crime." crime."the department used the room for the fit time last month thanks to partnerships with other university organizations. now look at tonight's other stories across the corridor. in cedar rapids, drivers using collins road to get home this evening faced some delays.a four-car pile-up at the intersection with f avenue northeast closed down some lanes of traffic.one person was injured.crews got things cleaned up and traffic moving again pretty uickly. right now, now,the state is considering legal action against the cedar rapids school district.a new report by the iowa deparment of natural resources shows some students and staff may have been exposed to asbestos during renovations at washington high school last year.the d-n-r says the state also is considering action
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the cedar rapids firm responsible for removing the asbestos.the report says the potential exposure occured three times during the school year.the school district says safety is their top priority and they are cooperating with the d-n-r. in a cbs 2 news follow-up, follow-up,the 14-year-old boy who killed 15-year-old aaron richardson this summer, has pleaded guilty.as part of a deal with prosecutors, robert humbles pleaded guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter.he was originally arged with first-degree murder.humbles will be held in a juvenile detention center until he's 18, at which point he could be moved to prison. the case of edward cusic is now in the hands of linn county jurors.he's the 47- year-old man charged with first degree murder for killing his mother, anita years ago. ago.closing arguments were delivered earlier today. prosecutors said d sic was well aware of what he did on the night of his mother's murder. his defense team
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impairment. this is compmper science education week and to promote the subject, the cedar rapids community school district is partnering with imagination iowa to teach code.thrououout this week, hundeds of students from several schools have the opportunity to participate in what's called hour of code. organizers say while coding is easy for some, it's a challenge for others. nevertrtless, the l lguage of computer science is an all-around important topic. "so it looks like a game and it looks like it's just fun but the reality is there is a lot of learning happening. so you can see the code thth's ing written and really connect the dots." dots."the students are also getting the opportunity to go on tours of local businesses and receive guidance for their college planning. a *rural iowowdistrict is getting a lot of attention after the twitter campaign - keota hopes for hillary started trending. while the presidential hopeful hasn't visited yet, others are
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rick santorum visited earlier this year. year.martin o'malley was in keota tonight.he spoke to a crowd of students about minimum wage, gun control and even answered questions about the syrian refugee crisis.the keota sociology class that's reaching out to candidates say they want the next president to help rural towns. chemistry is a class a lot of people need for college and we dont have a science teacher to teach chemistry. chemistry. maybe something like ap courses that we dont offer. i mean they're available to us but our school doesn't offer them. them.students say they're facing more budget cuts and have lost several resources - such as technology devices. tele-caucus is the new buzzword coming to this presidential election cycle. cycle.the iowa demomoatic party is creating a virtual caucus location intended for those in the military serving out-of-state, as well as for iowans living abroad.it will take place the evening of february first, the same time
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heading to their caucus locations.more information on requirements as well as a link to register can be found on cbs two iowa dodocom. that is cbs 2 news ten at ten -- the corridor's top stories and tomorrow's weather first forecast in the first ten minutes. minutes.but we are just getting started.coming up...bringing back the b-b-r-e. e.when and where you can hear bob bruce.
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cbs 2 this morning.it's the great christmas debate, real or fake tree.'ll see whicic one experts believe is better for the environment.the answer might surprise you, tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning. radio personality bob bruce is headed back to eastern iowa's airwaves. airwaves.next month, newstalk radio 15-40 k-x-e-l in waterl will add the bob bruce radio experience weekdays from two to five.. five.bruce had long been on the air at newsradio six hundred w-m-t in cedar rapids. he left for a job in omaha less than a year ago.k-x-e-l program director jeff stein says adding live, local programming is one of the
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next on c-b-s two news... news...stirring up another controversy.why donald trump isn't backing down from his proposal to ban muslims from entering the u.s. and how the remarks are affecting his poll numbers numbers for lynn's family, the big stress is paying four hundred dollars a month in medical and drug costs for aidan. for other families it's higher deductibles, premiums and co-pays that keep adding up. that's why we've got to crack down on price gouging,
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and fast track approval of less expensive generic drugs. because we've got to get health care costs under controro for lynn's family and for yours. m hillary clinton and i approve this message. wow, we have made it through a whole week. your mom is going to be so... surprised. talk to a nurse, find a doctor, or coordinate appointments with bewell 24/7. one of t t many services provided exclusively to wellmark members.
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new details continue to emerge in the san bernardino mass shooting investigation. investigation.syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik murdered 14-people and injured 21-others. cbs 2 newsas learned farook took out a 28- thousand dollar cash loan in the weeks before the attack. the f-b-i also says malik attended a middle eastern seminary known for its anti-western views. investigators say malik praised isis on facebook just befofo the attack. donald trump meanwhile is defending his controversial comments on banning muslims from entering the u.s. he says failure to block muslims would result in a september 11th style attack. many of trumps supporters are standing behind him saying recent terrorist attacks
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trump's proposed policy. t, ny prominent republicans are now joining democrats in condemning trump. "this is not conservatism, what was proposed yesesrday is not what thihiparty stands for and more importantily it is not what this country stands for." for."trump says his plan would only be temporary until the u.s. can figure out who is coming into the country. despite the criticism against trump, he is not falling in the polls.donald trump leads in nearly every national survey, including the latest from new hampshire which shows him getting a 10-point t mp after the remarks. remarks.in iowa, trump has a commanding lead over the rest of the g-o-p field. ((nyse closing bell)) bell))stocks closed lower yet again today.anxiety as to whether the feds will raise interest rates at their meeting next week seemed to be weighing on investors.we'll get a look at oil inventory numbers tomorrow morning.
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2we hit the hardwood for a battle of unbeatens at wash -- who dabbed their way to victory -- next in sports
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almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy anandemocracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. "if i only went two and two with iowa, i mean, what's the point of
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is to three-and-one and we obviously want to beat them and continue our hot streak." must be rrarly week on the hardwood -- the cy-hawk series tips off thursday -- and for the past two years it's been a cyclone state -- in fact iowa state has beaten iowa 5 out of the last 6 times george niang is 2 and 1 against the hawks -- averaging just under 18 points per game -- last year -- in iowa city --e blew a kiss to the hawks nest -- but it's all in fun -- because niang knows how much this game means to the state. i feel like a lot of us aren't even from the state of iowa and we feel the rivalry and i dont wanna say hatred but ... dislike towards.. that other school .... it's all out of good fun, i feel like i just have a competitve nature and that's just me -- i don't really hold back on anything." the panthers t a big road win in virginia -- 73 to 65 over george mason -- paul jesperson and wes washpun
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nigh it and night out -- it's a battle on the court in the m-v-c -- tonight was no different -- undefeated cedar rapids washington hosting undefeated cedar falls -- the tigers are ranked 13th in 5-a -- warriors wanting to protect home court courtand wash was fired upup- jah-kneeeeua clark dabbin' before the gamereilly johnson sees the dab -- and raises with a dine and dash -- johnson gets the hoopnd the harm -- cedar falls jumped out to and early leadwash would battle back -- jessie puk -- coast to coast and 1 -- she had a team high 11but the tigers were too much -- emma gerdes works it d dn low to cyntnta wolf -- she banks it home for two of her 12 -- cedar falls gets the win 63 to 52 staying in the m-v-c -- xavier hosting iowa city west -- both team ranked in their respected classesand the saints can get it and go -- hannah helms pushes it ahead to maddie kadlick -- she banks it home for twobut the women of troy were just one step ahead all night -- off the steal -- rachel saunders finds logan
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west wins 62 to 31 boys hoops -- wamac clash in mount vernon -- mustangs hosting western dubuquestangs' up 6 in the third -- connor herrman -- mamas it 9 -- he dials long distance and connects for threebut the bobcats would come all the way back... alec wolf-cool -- making moves in the paint -- as western dubuque wins a close one -- 52 to 50 elsewhere in the wamac, solon -- hosting central dewittand this one was all spartans -- first quarter -- brevin hill -- drops in the jumper --solon in cruise controlthen streeter mcilravy -- sweetest name in the 3-1-9 -- with the no look dime to adam runyan --spartans stay perfect -- 67 to 45. stay with c-b-b-two -terry has one last look at your forecast
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