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are high and low - and we've got current forming bringing ice and debris into the lake, add that with strong winds and you got recipe for a problem. that combination also posed a problem for first responders searching for wymer underwater. they struggled to sift through the sunken trees and other debris. debris. the days are getting shorter as well we're runnjng into less and less natural light and we encourage ople stay off the ice - stay off the waterway. waterway.the johnson county emergency management agency says evenf you do cide to go on the waters - always weaea a life jacket or have it readily available because it really is an unsafe time to as you might imagine, tanner wymer's dedeh is hitting home for the solon hihi school community. community.that's where the 17-year old was a student. student.cbs 2 news reporter dora miller continues our live am coverage from thexe.
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it's been a sad day here at solon high school. it's the first day of the semester after christmas breaand students have not gotten off to a good start so far. the school district was alerted about tanner's death on sunday afternoon, but they held class today to establish a sense of normalcy for them. the district had counselors, a crisis team and various churches who helped students process ththdeath of t tir friendndnd classmate. seniors were also allowed to leave early today so they could mourn their loss as well. the superintendent says everyone grieves in their own y and because of that, they'll have he available all wewe. " " having school and by trying to keep the day as normal as possible, we want to keep kids in routine but yet we also knothey need time to ieve so we have a great staff at the hs that's supporting our students." students."tonight, we'll hear more about tanner from his friends...the students have also set up a candlelight vigil for tanner tonigig at 7:30.in solon, dora miller, cbs 2 news.
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dubuque,a little boy was shot and now police are investigating. investigating.it happened just before midnight last night in the 900-block of main street. the boy turns three next month. he was airlifted to university of iowa hospipils and clinics. policeceren't able to tell us his condition.police were able to find the weapon used, but they have not filed any charges. shifting gears now to the weather, we're takiing a live look outside.lots of sunshine today warmed us up, but now the temperatures are dropping. dropping.chief meteorologist terry swails joins ususrom the weather ceceer.terry, how cold will it get tonight? temps are in the teens and 20s 20sstly cloudy skies over the west, its clear east eastsome passing clouds expected through tuesday and it will be cold. temperatures will rise from 17t 6am to 32 at 3pm
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there isow less than a month to go until the first- in-the-natioioiowa cacauses. caucuses.that means presidential campaigning is officially stepping into high-gear. that was especially apparent today as about five hundreb people packed newbo city market to o e hillary clintoto and it comes after even more inflamatory remarks from donald trump.
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kevin barry is live to explain why clinton drew some laughs. 2016 broroht about a new milestone for the race for the white house - the first political ad paid for the donald trumpmpampaign. bubueven before it came out -- trump was blaming president obama and former secretary of state clinton for the rise of isis. in the past - clclton spent a lot of time defending her record - and laying out ways the united states fought isis. today - in one of her first events of the new year - clinton had a momo comical approach. "i've adopted a new years resolution and i'm going to let him live in his alternate reality and i'm not going to respond." respond."this all comes as clinton and president obamam
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over executive actions expected to be announced at about midday tomorrow - enacting stricter gun control by requiring more background checks. covering the corridor in cedar rapids, kevin barry cbs2 news. as kevin just reported, donald trump has released his first t-v campaign ad. ad.the 30 second spot focuses on terrorists and immigration. he says he's going to spend two million dollars a week on ads leading up to the iowa caucuses.they'll run in iowa and new hampshire, although at this time, none are scheduled to run in this area. in cedar rapids,
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rapids,newly-elected members of the city council are taking their seats.and this morning, the council welcomed scott overland as new district two representitive. " we've built up a great head of steam and we need to keep the montum going, and there will be lots of issues that come up over the next four years and i think we all have to keep that in mind that we got to keep this momentum going." going."the city council will hold it's first meeting of 2016 next tuesday at noon. in waterloo, waterloo,today marks a new chapter and moment of history. history.quentin hart is now the city's new mayor.after eight years on the council, he becomes waterlrl's first black mayor.cbs 2 news talked with with him shortly after his victory in a run-off election.ha says history was never his focus, and th his goal is to bring g e community y together.part of hart's platform is to put an end to the gun violence that's claimed lives and put children in the hospital during the past year. *statetelawmakers convene the
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.they're going to have a lot to accomplish after last year's session--considered by many to be highly- unproductive--even though legislative leaders worked well beyond their scheduled dismissal date.top of mind this year, is the governor's plan to privatize the state's medicaid program.federal officials have already delayed the transition's rollout to march h rst,but many worry that may not be enough time. reaching agreement on education funding is also on the to-do list. "my biggest hope is we figure out education funding a aad of time so the school boards can plan their budgets." budgets.""we also have to make sure the 1/2 million citizens of the state of iowa who rely on medicaid arent going to be left out in the cold with privitization plans the governor wants." wants."in addition, some democrats are looking to raise the minimum wage statewide. again this year, republicans control the iowa house, while democrats control the senate.
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the new year on wall street started with a sharp sell off. the dow closed down 276 points, bbncing off deeper lows of the day. day.it was the worst opening day in eight years.the nasdaq saw a decline of 4 points. points.continued ears of an economic slowdown in china rattled global markets.here in the midwest, other new figures show a slowing economy as well. the mid-american business conditions index from creighton university is in its fifth strigig month of decline, mostly fueled by a slowdown in manufacturing. .the wall street sell-off is coming at a time when many are budgeting for the new year. you'll hear hat financial experts recommend doing now, now,coming up onight on the cbs 2 news ten at 10. speaking of math--- that can be a difficult subject for a lot of people to master. master.but not this ki kid.next at six, we iiroduce you toto kid who's so good at math, his school district didn't know what to do with him.how the brilliant brainiac is staying challenged.
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days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security heheings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubio way. right to rise usa
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as we are 5 days into the new year....how are you doing with keeping your goals?if one of them was getting healthy, theres a warning about some of the popular foods you might eat.((anchor))what they arar and why you might not want to incorporate them into your meal plan.see you tomorrow on in just a few days, a 15 year old ininowa city is heading g
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compete.the high school student is one of ten in the nation bound for seattle to show what he can do with numbers. numbers.today, cbs 2 news reporter mellaney moore talked with the young mathematician. looklive: this week west high school in iowa city will be subtracting one of their students so he can be added&to a national math competition in seattl..and that can make a big difference for both him and the school.junhee lee is representing the midwest in the american mathematical society's "who wants to be a mathematician competition." thursday the west high sophomore will compete against nine other students from across the count in high school math.that's something he fininhed up two years ago.now he takes math classes at the university of iowa.if lee wins the competition, he would take home $5,000 for himself and $5,000 for the school's math department.lee says he looks forward to that potential prize money...but also the sum of all the experiences...like traveling to washington for
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other young mathematicians. junhee lee, sosoomore20:08:13 i get to compete with them so i get to see what that's like and i guess if i do well here, i guess it would kind of be a big confidence boost.looklive: lee will be leaving for his mathematical adventure on wednesday.covering the corridor in iowa city, mellaney moore, cbs 2 news. a nice, sunny afternoon today, and that boosted the temperatures just a bit. bit.chief meteorologist terry swails has your weatherfirst forecast to plan your evening. temperatures are in the teens and 20s 20sskies are cloudy west and fair east easthighs in iowa ranged from the upper teens to lower 30s 30squiet weather will give way to a more active midweek patter very cold arctic air possible late in the weekend
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23-30temps are in the teens and 20s 20swest coast storm will arrive midweek with a mixed bag of precip. precip.warmer air ahead of the storm will bring the mixed bag bagup to 3/4 of an inch possible into friday friday1-2" of snow possible possiblevariable cloudiness and cold. low 10-18 10-18mixed sun and clouds. high 28-34 34temperatures will turn colder by the end of the weekend. mixed precip before that wednesday through saturday
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football's in the rearview mirror now... but hawkeye hoops is looking good... next in sports... find out where iowa landed in the latest college basketball polls... also updates from ames and cedar falls... coming up on c-b-s two.... "cbs 2 news connects with you. call us at 1-800-2-2-kganemail us at news at cbs 2 iowa dot comconnect with us on facebook at facebook/kgan cbs 2. 2. (donkey noise) (elephant noise) (mic screech) there's a big difference between making noise... (mic tap) ...and making sense. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a reallan
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to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates! enough talk.
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i'm moving to a place where i can get internet from centurylink. if i get the three year price lock, am i stuck with the ree year contract? no. that just means the price won't chanan. for three years. that way the price is locked, you're not. you can just hang out and free. lock in your monthly price for 3 years without a contract when you bundle with unlimited nationwide calling. see you in 2018. what a week it was for iowa hawkeye hoops... first... they knoff the number-one team in the country... then... they go on the road... erase a large deficit... and beat another top-15 team... today... the hawks squeezed into the top 25... they're still looking up at
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e iowa state cyclones... who dropped a couple of spots... down to 13... after losing on the road to oklahoma... iowa's big week puts them at number-19... it's their first apaparance in the polls this season... so now the million-dollar question - how will iowa respond to cracking the top-25?... fran mccaffery and the players insist... nothing will change... they're not erlooking the struggggng nebraska cornhuskers tomorrow night... even though a rematch with the spartans looms on january 14th...this is a team of veterans who have been around the big-ten block bebere... and the approaoa won't change for the hawkeyes... "nobody gave us a chance. nobody thought we'd be 2-and-oh right now except the fifteen guys in our locker room, so i mean .. no matter what ybody says we still tta go out t tre and play and perform to our best ability." ability.""i think we gotta remember we're only two games in. and we beat two very good teams but we haven't accomplishe alot.. yet. we've still got a long ways to go... we still gogoa take care of businene. it was a thriller in norman on saturday night... but for the fourth straight year... iowa
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state fell short at oklahoma... this week... they get some home cookin'... two games at hilton againststtexas tech and baylor... one guy fans should look out for this week... transfer forward deonte burton.... he just won another big twelve ne^comer of the week honor after scoring 19 points against the sosoers... and now there are questions about whether burton will soon be in the starting lineup... i've been really pleased with onte the way he's come in and just tried to fit in... i think his fococ the last month has been really good at practice... obviously played well at cincinnati.. played well at oklahoma... obviously you can see his minutes going up... he's very versatile... he can play a lot of different positions for us... we just need to keep getting him better... but i'm not looking to make any lineup @hanges or anything like that... for u-n-i i hoooo... the last nine games have been... like a seesaw... after every loss.... they've bounced back with a win... they'll need to do just that on wednesday to avoid a second straight conference defeaea.. dedeat...the panthers are
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already on to missouri state.. but it's hard not to look back at saturday's two-point loss to southern illinois... and think... boy it'd be nice to string a couple wins s together... but coach jake isn't thinking like that... he's seeing things trending in the right direction... some disappointment in the result.. but not discouraging... because i felt like in back to back games now... our defense and our rebounding were better... we've had a pretty good idea of how we're gonna do things for awhile this year with this team... so now we'll see if@we can't put a third game together... the result wasn't t what we wanted against southern... but there was some defense and some rebounding that i liked... so i'm hoping we can get a third game that fits who we want to be... in women's hoops... a big game for iowa tonight....and a familiar face returns to carver... vivian stringer and the rutgers women are set to take on the hawkeyes at 7 o'clock... stringer led iowa to nine n-c-a-a tournaments from 1983 to 1995... in high school football news... marion head coach tony perkins announced his
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retirement today... after seventeen yeaea on the indian sideline... perkins retires with 104 wins... one shy of the school record... he also led marion to seven straight playoff appearances... from 2007 to 20-13... that's a check of sports, we'll be right back. cordes: most nururs are tough. they're problem-solvers.
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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.
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some passing clouds expected through tuesday and it will be cold. temperatures will rise from 17 a a6am to 32 at 3pm 3pm thanks for watching your cbs 2 news at six. "entertainment
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