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been close calls, just people not slowing down and getting over for us out on the highways."how the days following a massive winter storm bring their own sort of danger. danger.plus.s.a piece of iowa history in southern california. it seems all real now. before we had heard about it read about it and saw pictures but it's great to be here and be on the ship. why a side stop for iowans on the road to the rose bowl has special meaning for many. many.and...i think that stuff runs in my blood.the surpriring hidden talent of one hawkeye standout and the career path he plans to take if this whole football thing doesn't workout. workout.now, the corridor's top stories and tomorrow's's weather forecast in the first ten minutes. this is cbs 2 news 10 at 10. first - another chance of snow is just hours away. away.cbs 2 chief meteorogist terry swails continues to o track this second rounun roununand joins us now with
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people are still digging out after the last round of snow. towing crews are front and center of that cleanup effort. effort.cbs 2 2 ws reporter dora miller spent the day with one of those crews.dora? tow truck drivers haven't gotten a break t tay...but while they were cleaning up our roadways, we rode along with darrah's towing to find out just how bad the winter storm was. was. there's no such thing as a typical day for ryan... an... "i've p pled them out of rivers and houses, off train tracks, we see it all." but winter storms are a different beast. beast. "we've been pretty swamped today."monday's s weather lele cars stranded and beat up. up. "got a lot of accidents and just cleaning up from the storm yesterday, there's a few in the ditch that we gotta start pullllg out."so on tuesday -- darrah's towing took care of what was left
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wrath. "i'm on 32nd avenue north from highway 30." 30." "it's usually the day after the storm hits is when we get ally busy, becacae if they put the tow ban in effect it limits us to just in town towing."and as the sun goes down, it's less about cars already involved in accidents s -- and more about avoiding the next one. one. "there's been close calls, just people not slowing down and getting over for us out on the highways."it seems as if ryan's job is never done... dodo... "jobobecurity haha." (cover with video)even the effects of storms from weeks ago are still on his radar. radar. "a car slid on the bridge and came across the center line and hit us... "kinda toasted the truck, but that's the way it goes sometimes."so from someone who's seen it all -- "we see just about anything and everything."be careful -- because you don't want to see him. if you're driving tonight, keep your eyes open because tow truck drivers will be working and it can be
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corridor in cedar rapids, dora miller, cbs 2 2 ws ten at ten. now ten at ten continues with a look at tonight's other stories across the corridor. in keystone - a 56-year-old man died in a grain accident this afternoon.his name is not being released at this time. officials say he was vacuuming grain into a semi, when a wall of corn surrounding him collapsed.several emergency crews and volunteers worked for a half-hour to free him. the university of iowa is sending condolences to the family f a student who s killed in a bus crash. nicole ununrwood was heading to chicago to visit her boyfriend for new year's. the driver of the bus lost control on the stevenson expressway and hit a construction sign. the driver said he was trying to avoid a pick up truck thahamoved into the bus' lane. four other passengers were injured. a go-fund me page has been started to raise money for a scholarship fund in underwood's name at the unviersity of iowa. one persrs is dead following a
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today.the iowa state patrol says an s-u-v driven by 49-year-old terri skalsky, of walford, crossed the center line a athe e aduct on highway 151 and struck another vehicle. skalsky died.a third vehicle swerved to avoid the crash, which happened just before noon.investigators don't believe weather was a factor. in north liberty this afternoon.another major traffic tie-up, this one caused by a car on fire.crews had to shut down the southbound lanes of i-380, bringing traffic to a standstill.this all happened around 3:45 this afternoon. fortuantely no one w hurt, and crews cleaead the lanes before the evening commute in cedar rapids - thousands of iowa hawkeye football fans took to the skies today.13 charteplanes took fans to cheer on the hawkeyes in the 16 rose bowl in pasadena, california..flights started
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airport at five this morning through eight thirty tonightby the end of the day, california will gain thesese3,000 hawk fans.there is one more charter flight tomorrow. iowa fans have been looking forward to their team's trip to southern california for weeks. weeks.besides the n and surf, manynyre getting a close look at a piece of iowa's history that been floating near pasadena for more than three years. years.cbs 2 news reporter kevin barry kicks off our team coverage from pasadada. papadena. most of the fans who have made their way to pasadena a e focused on one of the biggest games in program history. but just a few miles away -- is a
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the football team has already been in california for a few days. days.besides preparing for the rose bowl, they're getting plenty of down time as well. well.cbs 2 sports anchor zach hanley joins us live right now from l-a continuing our team coverage. ever since cj beathard was the starting qb the hawkeyes have been hitting the high notes- 12 wins, a trip to the big 10 championship, and now the rose bowl! but beathard isn't only making music on the field field some guys just have all the luck and cj athard is one of thoho guys. not only does iowa's qb tear it up on the field, he shreds it on the guitar.we'll go down to the basement and jam sometimes, just play guitar
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to do.talk about a total heartthrob.when i found that out he still had that long flowing hair so he kinds had that whole guitar @eel to him so i definitely could have seen that.obviououy its ininis nes, and in his blood, with his dad writing so many good country songs, but year that's just another hidden talent of cj beathard.but does playing the guitar help him with the ladies?um i don't knowowi dodot know, maybe, maybe it does.no, definitely i tell him all the time. if his name wasn't cj beathard he wouldn't be able totoet any girls.yeah maybin woods says and maybin doesn't know.sounds like hte jury's still out.and if this football thing doesn't work.if all else fails i think i play guitar and i like writing stuff so i think that uff runs in my blood. man to be cj beathard! he hasn't perforord in front of the team yet... and he said
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if iowa wins the rose bowl. in los angeles, zach hanley, cbs 2 sports. we'll haha much more from kevin and zach all this week. and don't miss our 30-minute special which will air new year's eve at 6:30 right here on cbs 2. now a cbs 2 news consumer alalt. alert.macy's is taking back more than 100-thousand martha stewart sets because metal discs that cover pan rivets can come off and hurt customers. ththsets were sold between 2011 and this fall. three people reported injuries. macy's is asking customers to return the pans for store credit. former new york governrn george pataki patakiis no longer seeking the republican nomination in the race for the white house. pataki made the announcement earlier tonight during commercials airing in iowa, new hampshire and south carolina.the 70-year-old's campaign never really gained traction among voters.in last week's c-n-n-o-r-c poll pataki
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governor christie is polling well in new hampshire, but barely registering in iowa. still, he's trying to turn that around before the caucuses now just over a month away. away.todada he spoke at the hamburg inn in iowa city. christie told supporters the u-s should look at a number of including ethanol. on the democratic side - bernie sanders is making his way to cedar rapids tomorrow. he's holding a labor breakfest at the i-b-e-w 405 union hall. the event is free and open to anyone.later, sanders will visit the islamic center. 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... up...a special response.how one local police department is working to make sure their officers are handling certain situations properly.
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next on c-b-s two news... news...learning how to communicate.the extra steps local law enforcement take to help people with special needs.
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police officers are trained to have a certain presence and a way of handling a crisis.but what happens when law enforcement encounters someone with an autism related disorder? disorder?cbs 2 news reporter steffi lee shows us how the cedar rapids police department is making sure they can properly respond to people with special needs. needs.in partnership with diversity focus - here is this week's voices of diversity. diversity. sometimes - -flashing lights could trigger the opposite response from people with autism. autism. "because a lot of individuals with autism, that sensory overload is so tremendous."sergeant cristy hamblin with the cedar rapids police department says their voluntary registration program creates a database for all first responders in the city. city. "we have had children and adults that have special needs that may not know where they belong." belong.""the program's registration form is very specific - first they ask for the photo of the person you're registering - second they ask
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forms of communication and lastly - they ask for any places theyeye known to wander to." to."on the streets - people with autism or developmental disabilities could stray away from what they're doing - potentially causing tragedy. sometimeme- the typical training isn't the right response. response. "it's the red lights and sirens that draw them and they don't know the boundary of i gotta stay on the sidewalk." sidewalk." "that could actually be scary for someone who has autism - and you're not sure how they're going to respond."but the program tracks a person's way of communicating, usual behaviors, and knowing where he or she can findndsafety - - "the biggest thing is if we can prevent or if we can reunite a family before a tragedy occurs, that is our main goal."covering the corridor in cedar rapids, steffi leeeecbs 2 news ten at ten. the cedar rapids police department will expand this program early next year where families and caretakers can
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line.you can find a link to that application on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. what a night at carver... coming up in sports... iowa shocks the college basketball world... the highlights arar
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"cbs 2 news cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. as iowa football cruised to their best season in program history... their demeanor
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was on the field... or in front of cameras and microphones... they're always professional... almost boring... but today... at rose bowl media day... the hawkeyes let their hair down and had some fun... c-b-s two sports reporter zach hanley was there to witness it all... zach?... it was rose bowl media day, which happened to be the last time we were able to talk to the hawkeye players. so everybody on the roster was in one room for one final hoorah hoorah media day at the rose bowl was just a little bit different than media day at iowa in augustblythe: "this is way different you know. we didn't have these scuffles with my picture on or anything like that so it's a lot different." ferentz: "id say the size of the room and the amount of people here right? but it's all good we are thrilled to be here."because iowa is back in the granddaddy of the all and media day means it's almost game daydaniels: "it's an
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on the team just leading up to the game with all the people around. we got the team together and just asking us questions about the game just excited to go out there and play. something the hawks can't wait to do because all the talking and talking and taking is ting.blythe: "i think we are ready just to play. at this point we've done all we can."daniels: "talk is cheep. so you know you want to go out there and you want to go perform. you want to stop all the talking and let your play do all the taking for you."tag-the players are ready. the fans are ready... and now we wait... friday at 4 can't come soon enough the players are ready. the fans are ready... and now w wait... friday at 4 to hoops now... iowa at home... hosting the nation's number-one team... michigan state... and the hawks were fefling it... nicholas baer fights for the loose ball... no hesitation... and the freshman drills it from n-b-a range... that started a 12-0 run... that was aided by some
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uses the window... it was that kinda first half for the hawks... and the sharpshooting continued in the second... peter jok... get a hand in the man's face... iowa goes up sixteen... then very next possession... in transition... jok with the heat check... it's money... the bench is loving it... the fans are loving it... what a win for the hawkeyes... they topple the number one team in the country... 83-70 is the final from carver... iowa starts big ten play 1-0... for the next couple weeks... the hawkeye *women* better be road warriors... four of iowa's first six conference games are away from carver... starting on thursday at nebrka... but these hawks don't mind the grind... we're excited to go into the big ten season... make some waves... i don't think people expect as much as they did in past years... kinda being that underdog again... even though we're ranked... little bit of a weird feeling but we're ready for it... stay with c-b-s two -terry has one last look k your forecast t
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america is not just electing a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes to make sure our country is safe and strong. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. ok, we're here. here's dad. mom. ththtwins. aunt alale... you didn't tell me aunt alice was coming. of course. don't forget grandpa. can the test drive be over now? maybe just head back to the dealership? don't you want to meet my family? yep, totally. it's practically yours, but we still need your signature. the volkswagen sign then drive event. zero due at signing,
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and zero first months payment on a new jetta and otherselect models. local band four star fate has re-written their song born to rise and called it born to hawk.it's a tribute to the team heading to the rose bowl. they posted it on their facebook page monday morning. it's been watched 147-thousand times, has 15-hundred likes and nearly three-thousand shares.a link to the full song
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thanks for watching your cbs 2 news at ten.we'll s s you back here tomorrow.
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