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ten u.s. navy sailors have now been released from iranian custody. custody.they were detained yesterday when their patrol boats suffered a mechanical break-k-wn and drifted into iran's waters.while they were held by iran, the sailors were questioned about their motives. their relee was also held up while tehran waited for an apology y om the u.s.earlier this morning - secretary of state john kerry said the release was a testament to improved relations between the u.s. and iran. it is clear that today this kind of issue was able to be peacefully resolved and officially resolved and that is a testament to the critical role that diplomacy plays in keeping our country safe, secure and strong. strong.after the e sailors were freed - they boarded a u.s. cruiser where they underwent medical checks.the u.s. navy is planning to investigate the
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wrong with the patrol boats. americans now knkn president obama's vision for the country during his remaining year in office and beyond. beyond.he issued his seventh and final state of the union last night.as expected - the president didn't give congress a laundry list of to-do items. instead - he touched on a number of accomplishments during the past year.that included the iran nuclear agreement, job creation, and the climate change deaeamade in parisislast month.but he also expressed frustration over the divide between republicans and democrats in congress. it doesn't work if we think the people who disagree with us are all motivated byby malice, or that our political opponents are unpatriotic or are trying to weaken america. democracy grinds to a halt without a willingness to compromise. or when even basic facts are contested, and we listenonly to those who agree wiwi us.
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bi-partisan agreements he thinks should get done.they include criminal justice reform and preventing prescription drug abuse. when the speech was over, it was nikki haley's turn in the spot-light.she delivered this year's republican response. response.she shared a different perspective than president obama.hale\ said "many americans are still feeling g the squeeze" of a weak k economy.haley also made claims the affordable care act has made health insurance more expensive and made doctors less available.but she also said president obama and democrcrs are not the onon onon to blame for the nation's problems. while democrats in washington bear much responsibility for the oblems facing ameri today, they do not bear it alone. there is more than enough blala to go around. we as republicans need to own that truth. we need to recognize our contributions to the erosion of the public trust in america's leadership. we need to accept that we've played a role in how and why our government is broken. and
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it."haley also talked about the terrorism threat facing the u.s., calling it the most dangerous since the 9-11 attacks, and she says the president seems unwilling or unable to deal with it. several presidential candidates responded. responded.vermont senator and democratic candidate bernie sanders was there for the speech.he thought it was excellent.sanders liked that president obama touched on how americans can make their voices heard. : at a time of massive wealth and inequality when so many people believevetheir voiceses and their ideas no longer matter, what he said...get involved in the political process no matter what your point of view is, don't allow billionaires and large corporations to be able t t make all the decisions. i thought that was important." texas senator ted cruz chose not to attend the speech, opting to hit the campaign trail instead.he was in new hampshire last night, but was still able to catch the address.cruz thought it was quote "more of the same,"
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the union, and more of a state of denial." meanwhile - cruz continues to be locked in a virtual tie with donald trump for the lead in iowa. iowa.the des moines register released its latest poll this morning.cruz holds a 25 to 22 lead over trump among iowa republicans.but t at's with-in the margin of error.only two other g-o-p candidates have more than ten percent support here.those are marco rubio and ben carson. but, a new cbs-new york times national poll shows donald trump with a commanding lead. trump is leading with 36- percent support.compare that to ted cruz, who is at 19- percent support.marco rubio is third, and is the only other candidate with double digit support. at the state capitol in des moines... iowa chief justice mark caddy has wrapped up his annual condition of the judiciary. judiciary.governor branstad was on hand for the speech, which tackles how the judicial branch is moving forward in several different areas.some
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addressed were protecting iowa's children and families, ending racial disparitiy in the justice system, and operating with more transparency.but cady also spoke about human trafficking in the state - calling it an issue iowans can no longegesee as just a major city problem. it exists as a dark underworld in many communities across iowa and is associated with some of iowa's mososiconicic places and events. there is no justice when children are abused and exploited. jujuice cady said iowa needs a prompt and comprehensive effort to identify victims of sex trafficking in iowa so the state can provide services victims need. independance man has been sentencecefor a fatal crash in fayette county. county.anthony fogle will serve 11-years in jail for vehicular homicide and drunk driving convictions. authorities say fogle was intoxicated behind the eel
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his pick-up truck.a passenger in the truck, branden samuel, was killed in the wreck. a cedar falls man is in jail for allegedly robbing a bank tuesday afternoon.. afternoon..26-year-old jon ellingson was arrested last night, just a half mile from the scene of the crime.police tell cbs 2 news he handed teller a note demanding money. money.this happened atathe first national bank on white-tail drive.police tell us he ran from the bank into the thunder ridge shopping center where he changed clothes.ellingson is now facing second degree robbery charges. did you know cedar rapids is the largest city in iowa without a senior center.cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson joins us live with how seniors are pushing to get a center now. now.ststhanie? stephanie?the board meeting wrapped up just a few moments ago.seniors came out to express the importance of a senior center. center.seniors gathered at e jeje oxley building to push for a senior center.right now seniors meet at different
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hiawatha to socialize and exercise.today linn county supervisers vvbally committed to creating a senior center.a consultant from horizons could not be happier with todays results. "i am ecstatic it's wonderful the turnout demonstrates how passionate people feel about needing a center." center."now if this plan goes through plan goes now if this plan goes through county supervisors are thinking about possibly using the linn county public health building as a senior center.this issue was so important that jean oxley herself made it a point t to show up at totoy's eting. rapids... stephanie johnson right now, now,millions of americans are waiting for the clock to strike 9-59.that's when the xt power-ball drawing will happen. happen.right now - the record jackpot stands at one- point-five billion dollars.the current lump sum is valued at 930-million dollars.if you haven't bought a ticket yet,
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you have until 8-59 to do so. in marion today... today...a celebration will be held to mark the re-opening of a popular business. business.ramsey's wine bistro closed last august for expansion for remodeling work. the ribbon cutting at 4 40 will be followed by wine tasting from 5-to-7. there's no cost for the event and the public is invited to stop by. coming up on the cbs 2 news at on, some restauarnt employees had a disapointing false alarm when they thought they had won the lotto.see their priceless reactions next.
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream a a and then he ababdoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bush. he's a leader, so you always knkn where he stands.s. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message.
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what would it really feel lili totoin thahahuge powerball lotto?these new jersey restauarnt employees know that feeling of elation.this is video of the group thinking they had won the powerball! they spent 20 minutes celebrating!they finally
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wednesday's winning numbers, and had actually bought tickets for saturday's drawing. still ahead on the cbs 2 news at noon - what a corridor native and former n-f-l star said on twitter last night after the n-f-l chose to
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now an update to the bombing in istanbul, turkey. turkey.a suspect has been arrested in cocoection to yesterday's attack.there is still not a lot of details about the arrest.but we do know the suspect is a woman and she was aprehended last night after a raid in an affluent neighborhood in the turkish capitol.the suicide bombing killed ten people at a popular tourist site.it is belived isis was behind the attack. in pakistan - at least 14 people have been k kled in an
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vaccination center.government officials say almost all the victims were police officers. two islamist militant groups have claimed responsibilili for the e attack.polio workers in pakistan have been targeted ever since u.s. intelligence used a vaccination program as a cover for an operation to locate osama bin laden. a water crisis is now in effect in flint, michigan. michigan.city officials say the water supply there has become toxic with too muchle in it..right now - members of the michigan national guard are headed to flint to distribute bottled water. they'll join red cross volunteers who are already going door-to-door around the community.flint's tap water first became contaminated momohs ago when the city made a change in its supply to save money. saint louis is now without an n-f-l team. team.yesterday - team owners approved the relocation of the rams to s angeles.that's where the franchise was located from 19-46 to 19-94. the league also okayed a one
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chargers to move to l-a and share a stadiuiuwith the rams. the move brings the n-f-l back to the nation's second largest media market for the first time in 21-years. after the announcement wawa made last night, a number of current and former ram players shared their thoughts on twitter.corridor native and former quarterback kurt warner tweeted: "want to send a shout out to all the awesome rams fans in the lou... you mama my time thererexexemely special and we'll never forget you!"warner led the rams to their only super bowl title in franchise history. that was in the 19-99 season - the team's fifth year in saint louis. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, a recall to a medicine you might give your kids,how to spot the recalled product
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(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
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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. in a cbs 2 news consumer alert, parents be sure to
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cabinet.the perrigo company has issued a voluntary recall for its four ounce grape and d-m cherry liquid medici. medicine.nine retailers, ininuding c-v-s and dollar general, sell the medicine under a number of brand names. the company says the markings on the dosage cups are inaccurate and could lead to an overse.no injuries have beeneneported. reported.to see the exact u-p-c codes and expiration dates, you can head to our website - cbs 2 iowa dot com. hong kong says is phasing out the sale of ivory in the ty. ty.that announcement came during the city c-e-o's annual policy address.right now - activists are urging hong kong tot"execute" the "commitment without delay."importing and exporting ivory is already banned in the city.but licensed sellers are permitted to trade ivory material that dates back to 19-89.activists claim that rule has allowed illegal ivory to be traded in the city. for the first time in over a decade - u.s. oil prices
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barrel.crude oil declined three percent and ended tuesday at 30-dollars and 44- cents a barrel.eeerts say china's slowing economy and issues with o-pec are the reasons for the price drop.all of this is great news for american drivers.motor club triple-a reports the average price of a gallon of rrular gas fell below a dollar-97 this week.this compares to three-68 a gallon just about 18-months ago. lyft is experimenting with a new service that involves giving rides to medicaid tients. patients.lyft is a ride sharing company similar to uber.the national med-trans network has booked 25-hundred weekly rides in new york city through e company.national med-trans arranges non- emergency medical transportatio n for patients.this is lyft's first step into the medical world, which could be potentially huge for the ride haulininindustry.every year. three billion dollars in federal medicaid money goes
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marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. and then voted for it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. just another washington politician you can't trust. jeb bu. he's a leader, so you always know where he stands. right to rise usa
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- your planner shows what's she's always stood strong... ...to get the job done. hillary clinton. she stood up to china... ...and spoke out on women's rights... ...went toe to toe with russia on human rights. the drug and insurance companies spenmillions against her... ...but hillary didn't quit until eight million children got health care. i've never been called a quitter and i won't quit on you. she's got what it takes to do the toughest job in the world.
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