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skies for the holidays. thanks for joining us.i'm joy howe, filling in for karen fuller this christmas eve. first off, a traffic alert to pass along right now - highway thirty in tama county near the intersection of highway e-66 is closed in both directions due toto crash. please take a different route.now let's check in with marissa scott, who is filling in for chief meteorologist terry swails swailsto see what's coming
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thanks marissa.to our west - just in time for christmas--a fresh coat of snow!the des moines area got as much as three inches of snow, turning everything white.a winter weather advisory is in effect
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the combination of snow and reduced visibility makes it difficult fofopeople trying to navigate the roads. strong winds yesterday caused some problems in the corridor. here's a look at a farm on the corner of miller road and tower terrace roro in cedar rapids.trees are down all over the farm and bulk tanks were moved by the strong winds.a 25-year-old spruce was uprooted and a hay-rack was tipped upsididdodothe family said nobody was hurt inside the house despite the roof damage at least eleven people are dead and dozens more hurt after record warm temperatures fueled severe storms in the south yesterday.a tornado in clarksdale, mississippi was one of several that raked across the southeast. a twister in nearby holly springs totoed several cars intohe a, killing a 7-year- old boy. in pope county, arkansas, an 18-year old was killed when a tree crashed into her bedroom.the severe weweher threat is shifting
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air travelers are keeping their eyes on the sky today and hoping the weather cooperates. cooperates.the christmas eve travel rush is underway.for the first timememore than 100- million americans are traveling for christmas and new year's.91-million people plan to drive to their holiday destination with gas prices around two -dollars a gallon. gallon.delays are alrerey stacking up.here's a live look right now at flight aware dot com. com. now a cbs 2 news consumer alert. alert.hyatt hotels say hackers breached its computer system and may have gotten customers credit card numbers and other sensitive information. hyhyt said the malware was discovered last month, but did
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weeks to report the incident. hyatt is the latest of several major hotel chains to have been hacked this year. home break-ins are common this time of year but there are ways you can protect yourself - including when you're throwing away the boxes from all your new toys and gadgets. 14:44:21 make re when you bundnd it that you keep the pictures on the inside so that the would be burglars can't see whether that's abox from a refrigerator that you got...that would be a great christmas present...or whether it is a big screen tv. sergeant hamblin says to lock your doors. cedar rapids saw a spike in home burglaries in november and december , with a lot of them happening at homes that re unloloed.the police say, avoid placing your christmas tree by a window. it's nice for decoration but it's also an invitation for thieves. and if you are traveling for the holidays, ask your neighbors to look after your home. if you celebrate christmas, it's likely you have plans to see family and maybe even
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days.cbs 2 news reporter llaney moore e ins us live right now in north liberty from a place placewhere people are doing just that. we are here at grace community church.they just started the last of three services in north liberty day and all were packed. packed.more than 1500 people attend the non denominational church with locations in north liberty and downtown iowa city. but according to the pew research center, fefer americans araridentifying as christians.the numbers show the decline is mainly attributed to decreases in protestants and catholics.the executive pastor here says he has noticed fewer people idenenfying with a particular christian denomination, but still having a relationship with christ. "i think they're hungry for that authenticity and in a sense, it almost would seem that some of the denominationa l matters can be kind of superfluous to the main things that we need to be about."
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six, we will tell you how this church is trying to keep people coming back.covering the corridor in north liberty, mellaney moore cbs 2 news. on this christmas eve we're wrapping up our month-long look at some of the best light shows and events in eastern iowa.cbs 2 news reporter matt t hammill - s bringing us back to cedar rapids - for a turn of the century holiday home-coming - as we celebrate christmas in the corridor. (( https://www.yo utube.com/watch?v=z9v1tjubdro )) " absolutely the best time of year to visit brucemore is during christmastime " thousands seem to agree.brucemore is beautiful year round - but stunning during the christmasas season.visitors are loving the lights and trees that turn every room - of cedar rapids most famous mansion - into a wonderland for children. children." i think the e holiday season is about family and i think that's really what brucemore represents ... .. i think it has become a tradition for contemporary
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their holidays and celebrate their r lidays here. " groups gather to hear about the grand stair-case - covered in garlan - with an amazing view from the top.there are thirteen christmas trees - - nearly one in every room - decorated in glorious themes and all overflowing in sparkling ornaments.and reflections from christmas past - bring all the fire- place mantles totoife - some decked out - - others a cozy place for deer. deer." it is totally different than the entire rest of the house. " katie bene-dix - loves the tahitian* room - howard hall's hangout - with palm trees in lights - and imagines the incredible christmases in this home. home." margaret had a catillion every year at this time of year in the great hall .. ll the parties .. dancing ... ... just being able to come here and enjoy family and friends. " everyone knows the legendary lions who lived at brucemore - - but people
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daughters grew up here too.the nursery glows in christmas warmth - - along with a pair of their roller skates - under the tree - - and a puzzle they put togogher nearyby.brucemore has never been about how the other half lived - - for visitors it's exploring a simpler time and holiday history. history." brucemore is an anchor in our community, it's a cultural hub in our community and it's very much about the stories of who we've been, how we've grown as a community oor the last century. "celebratingng christmas in the corridor - i'm matt hammill holiday mansion tours at brucemore continue until the end of the year. we have put a link to all that information on our website, along with the rest of matt's stories. coming up on live at 5...avoid holiday hazzards.the five simple steps you can take to avoid food allergies at get togethers. togethers.meanwhile, this is
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downtown cedar rapids as drivers head home on this christmas eve in the corridor. let's check in with marissa scott for your weather.
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bernie sanders passed more amendments in a republican congress than any other member. cracked the gridlock with john mccain to strengthen terans' healthcare. bernie sanders. a consistent, principled, and effective leader. building a future to believe in. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. christmas morning right here on cbs 2.it's the season of giving, and one man is receiving something most people take for granted..see how his christmas gift, will forever change his life.that's tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning. ((kelly) the hawkeyes are officially rose bowl bound.the football team boarded a plane this morning at the eastern iowa
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pictures out.the airport even rolled out the "green carpet" for the team in the form of a mini football field inside one of the hangars.the hawks take on the stanford cardinal next friday at four p-m.cbs 2 news will have coverage the entire
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as many of us head to holiday gatherings - it's important to keep in mind that this is a stressful time of year for people with food allergies. allergies.according to a recent study by the c-d-c, food allergies jumped 50 percent between 19-97 and 20-11.today, nearly six-million children in the united states have some form of food allergy.experts say just one bite of an allergenic food can be life-threatening.
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issue with some foods more than others. even a small amount of allergenic food, if that gets in something unexpected it could potentially cause a action." reaction."here are five simple steps you can take to make sure everyone can enoy holiday treats. treats.number one - stock up on epinephrine - the only medicine for a serious allergic reaction.and if you don't have it handy, don't eat anything with unknown ingredients.two - r-s-v-p a- s-a-p.reach out to the host and let them know about your alleley.three - pre-pack a snack - that way no one feels left out.four - play host yourself if you're able. that way you know exactly is being served.and finally - keep the original packages.that wayay anyone who needs to check the ingredients list, can. still ahead live at five... even though the beatles broke up almost 50 years ago, they remain one of the most influential -- and valuable -- bands s music.how a new generation is getting to experience another round of beatle-mania.
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there's more news ahead there's more news ahead when live at 5 continues on cbs 2. 2. my mom's name is irene, and she has alzheimer's. adult daycare costs so much, i have to take my mom to work with me. eventually she'll require around-the-clock care. i worry about what t t next step is. my mom deserves the best care she can get. so i met hillary clinton. i could tell that she was moved by my story...
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being able to pay for daycare... to know that my mom is safe while i work so that i can continue to support us. hillary clinton has proposed real things that could help us.
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a christmas gigi overnight
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12 oh-one this morning, the fab four's catalog became available worldwide on streaming servic like spotify and apple music. music.demarco morgan has the latest sea change for the industry. industry. (nat - a hard day's night) (trara)their music defined a decade... (nat)and a generation.(nat - guitar riff of evolution") now... thehe beatles are again embracing revolution...("you say you want a revolution...")(nat - eight days a week - "ooh i need days a week - "ooh i need your love babe...")allowing millions of fans to stream their poppy melodies and catchy hooks...(nat - ticket to ride)and giving a whole new generation a ticket to one of the greatest music catatags in history.(sot - joe levy / contributing editor rollingstone magazine - ctm beatles flash interview guest iso)13:07:49 it's important because it's the beatles. //
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everything about popular music. (nat - announcement video)there was no announcememe by survivng members paul mccartney and ringo starr.just a 35 second video featuring a medley of popular songs.letting the music... speak for itself.(gfx in w/ music)(nat - well shake it up baby now)from please, please me...(nat let it be)to let it be...all 13 original studio albums plus four compilations are now available on 9 major streaming services. 224 songs in total.... including all 20 of the fab four's number one hits.(gfx out)(nat - can't buy me love) and while millions of and while millions of fans will benefit from this agreement, it's a huge validation for the streaming music industry... (gfx in) where revenue has
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to nearly 1.9 billion dollars in 2014.(gfx out)(sot - joe levy / contributing editor rollingstone magazine - ctm beatles flash interview guest iso)13:08:30 we're past the tipping point. it's not about music ownership anymore. it's about music access. and if you wantnto keep up with listeners who feel that way, and those listeners tend to be younger, then you need to be on streaming services. 13:08:45 "here's a live look a& i380 at near evansdale where they are having a bit more of a white christmas than we are at the moment. moment.marissa will have your
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coming upa& a nightmare before christmas in mississippi when rare winter tornadoes turn deadly. plus how stars of the nba are taking on gun violence..coming up on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. we'd like to say congratulatio ns to brande ulrich and chad rawson.brande is a sales account executive here at cbs 2 news.chad proposed to her yesterday using our billboard on collins road.here's how he pulled it off - brande was told one of her's account's billboard d messagesesas wrong. so when she went outside to
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proposal.chad and their son jace, were waiting for her, ring ready-totoo.brande said yes.
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