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new at noon federal and state officials are in marion this afternoon -
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trafficking. a survivor of human trafficking also spoke to everyone at this morning's conference. they said law enforcement needs *more training on how to recognize victims. members of homeland security and the iowa department of transportation discussed the importance of additional training for law- enforcement in community partners. stay with us partners. stay with us on cbs 2 news - we'll have a detailed report on today's events on the cbs 2 news live at five. cbs 2 news has the latest details on a deadad crash that tied up traffic for hours sunday on interstate 80.this is video from d-o-t cameras in the east bound lanes near coral ridge mall.the iowa state mall.the iowa state patrol says three vehicles were involved, and one 54- year-old person driving an s-u-v from swisher was killed in the crash.authorities say twenty-year-old kaitlyn richards of coralville rear ended that s-u-v, which then hit the back of a semi.so far the person from swisher has
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in just a few hours at the iowa capitol, capitol,the state medicaid director will give the senate human resources committee an update on the medicaid privatization process. process.the medicaid program was originally going to be privatized at the first of the year.but federal officials pushed it back until march first, saying it wasnt ready. the main issue today will be if the branstad administration' s progress on the improvements will be done before that march first date.be sure to check our website, cbs-2- iowa-dot-com for the latest on this story. iowa egg farms are now trying to rebuild after last year's devastating avian flu killed millions of birds. farmers say, while they're trying to restock, it's going to take time. the latest u-s- d-a report released friday shows iowa has about 38- llion egg layingngens. thth's 37-percent lower than the number a year ago. farmers expect it to take most of the year to bring production to where they were before the bird flu. one week from today - iowa voters will head to their
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locations.tonight, all three democratic candidates will appear at a town hall forum hosted by the iowa democratic party and drake university. university.that's from 8 to 10 in des moines and it will be moderated by c-n-n anchor chris cuomo.this is the last time hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley will be on the same stage before the caucuses next week. week.the republican candidates will have one last debate before the caucuses.that debate is also set for des moines, on thursday. republican front-runner ted cruz has picked up a big endorsement. endorsement.former texas governor rick perry is now supporting his fellow texan. perry - who dropped out of the presidential election in september - says he believes cruz is the most consfrvative of all the g-o-p candidates. perry is also popular with evangelical voters - a key demographic in the republican race. senator cruz is making a pair of stops in the corridor this afternoon.at two - he'll be in manchester then he'll head voters at 3-45. candidates spent part of their
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possibility of a new candidate entering the race. race.former new york city mayor michael bloomberg may be considering a possible run as an independent.multiple news outlets are reporting the 73-year old instructed advisers to draw up plans for a *potential campaign.ey say, he's expected to make a decision sometime in march.and at least one candidate has something to say about a second billionaire joining the race. " it will tell people what i have been saying for a long time is that this country is moving away from democracy to oligarchy. billionaires are the people that are controlling our political life. that is what, what is not what in my view american democracy is supposed to be about a contest between billionaires. if that takes place, i'm confident we will win it." it."so far, bloomberg has not commented publicly about any of it.many republicans are shrugging him off, saying they'll wait to see if he actually joins the race. horizons meals on wheels program provides fresh and nutritious meals to seniors and people with disabilities
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cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is speaking with one recipient of the service today. tomorrow on the cbs 2 news at noon, we'll share how the meals on wheels program has impacted her life for the better. exciting news for country fans - the first grandstand show for the 2016 iowa state fair has been announced. dierks bentley will be taking the stage monday august 15th. new this year- the iowa state fair decided to stagger ticket sales for the grandstand shows. tickets for the dierks bentley show go on sale at ten a-m, saturday february 13th. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon,de-ja-vu, as a winter storm rolled in to rock the east cost, communities in new jersey saw winds and waves that rivaled hurricane sandy. a look at the clean up and how
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today in america, the top 1/10 of 1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90% this great country and ouougovernment belong to all of us. wall street, corporate america, wealthy campaign donors have so much influence that the only way they are defeated is when millions of people begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly, "enough is enough."
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from this weekend's blizzard in the northeast is now at least 32. many died 32. many died shoveling mountains of snow that are piled uprom the carolina's to new york. craig boswell has the latest from washington, d.c. which is still shutdown. people spent the morning digging out cars buried in snow in washington, dc.(natz digging)about 2 feet of snow is on the ground in the nation's capital a&...more than enough to close federal offices and schools today. residents around here are not used to shovoving this much snow.sot: nolan leonard/dc resident (:17-:21)a lot of people are not fit for the job. question: it is dangerous answer: yes it is a dangerous job.(standup bridge: craig boswell, cbs news, washington)(:24-:30)many streets in the city remain unplowed and impassable, some drivers have decided to stop and get out and walk. sot: mayor muriel bowser/district of columbia (:31-:37)we are
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dc and i am operating in a state of emergency as well.and d.ca&.is not alonea&..at least 5 states reported getting at least 30 inches of snow.(natz)new york city has lifted its travel ban and schools are open. but many people in the outer boroughs like queens are finding it slow going on foot and on the roads.89 year old joe mastralla has a message for wity officials.sot: joe mastralla/queens resident (:59-1:02, quick)c)ce down my block once in awhileat the airportsa&..flights resumed this morning at reagan national in dc and there is limited service in new york, baltimore and philadelphia. sot: chris paolino/reagan national spokesman (1:08-1:10, quick)people should be expecting larger than usual crowds.m.me than 12,000 0 flights were cancelled over the weekend and airlines officials say it is going to take some time to get everyone back on track.craig boswell, cbs news, washington communities along the e southehe new jersey coast are cleaning up after widespread flooding. it's de-ja-vu for many along the new jersey shore, after water and wind rivaling hurricane sandy pounded the coast. storm surge from the
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came through put several towns underwater and pushed boats onto streets. crests topping 9-feet forced evacuatatns. nearly 100-thousand people lost power. (sot) (chris christie, new jersey governor) (storm update christie pressor @ 100303) "it's our seventeenth snow emergency in my six years as governor, so we know how to do this."(sot) (marisa rigby, wildwood resident) (duncan bilk 1 intv and broll nj hrem55 @ 155120)"i don't know how he could possibly say that. i've been down here about five years and i've never seen flooding this bad." bad."the floodwaters continue to recede along the shore. police say most of the power has been rtored.
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wendy's and burger king got in a little twitter war! war!it all started when wendy's tweeted a promotion for the 4 for 4 meal.burger king tried to competing by posting a similar picture of their deal that is basically the same but they add in a cookie.the caption said: 5 for 4 because 5 is betttt than 4. a twitter user tweeted wendy's and said what are you firing food."
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at noon, another fast-food favorite is back on top after meeting fan's demands. mc-donalds latest secret to
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families in south-central alaskakare recovering after an earthquake.cook inlet, about 160 miles southwest of anchorage was rocked by a strong and prolonged magnitude-7.1 earthquake over the weekend. it destroyoy four
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and rattled nerves throughout the region.emergency crews are working to help families who've lost everything find shelter. a manhunt is underway in southern california for three inmates who escaped from a santa ana prison. prison.they made a daring escape friday using cutting tools and bed sheets to get out of the maximum security jail. investigators say graiai surveillance video shows the three men on an unguarded area of the roof shortly after a five a-m friday security check. from there, they were able to rappel down nearly five floors to their escape. (hutchens sot 153748) "it appears to be a very sophisticated operation were they were allowed to go through some security access points and had s se tools that allowed them to do that." that."investigators don't know what tools the inmates used cut their @way out, how they got those tools, or whether they had any help.the three men were in county custody facing charges for serious crimes - one charged with
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coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon,a legal test...the victory general motors won in it's l lest recall case and why it could change what victims decide to do here on out. how can someone explain what it's like to be the parent of a child with cancer? ryan and amy green believe that they've e conveyed some of that experience in a video game, created in memory of their late son, joel. joel.sot "somebody told me that it felt like a diary. i think that interactive media is a way inwhich i can crcrte a world, and ask you, a player, to live in it, and ask you to love myson."the game, called "that dragon, cancer", launched in january on what would have beenjoel's seventh birthday. it's meant as a tribute,e,nd as an immersive way for others tounderstand the journey.sot "...because, you're there. you're inside of my head, you're outside of my head, you'reholding my son. and you've felt that helplessness just like i've felt that helplessness." online retailer "razer cortex" will donate all of it's proceeds from the game to cancercharities.learn more at
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.sot "engineering is so cool. you get to change the world by building things." things." marita cheng was one of just five girls in her engineering class. determined to inspire others, she started "robogals" with the hope of steering more girls to towardengineering. engineering.ot "i thought, this could actually work. we could actually see more women inengineering through this." now an international organization, "robogals" is fueling yog women's passion forengineering. members are anticipating their first conference of the year in new yorkcity next week. week.girls can engineer a new future at robogalsdotorg...and that's your chideo causewire. congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system
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my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street.. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message.
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super bowl 50 is all set.the denver broncos and carolina panthers won yesterday to advance to the big game in santa clara, california.super bowl 50 is february 7th, that's next sunday, right here on cbs 2. tickets to the big game are now nearing a record high. high.the average re-sale price of a ticket is nearly 52- hundred dollars, according to ticket price tracker seatgeek. a pair of club seats near mid- field have already sold for more than 12-thousand each, making them the most expensive seats sold so far. general motors won a victory in the first personal injury case to go to trial involving its faulty ignition switch. switch..the case did not make it to a jury because a witness came forward to contradict allegations made by the plaintiff.it was expected to test whether victims could successfully sue the company instead of taking the settlement offered to them.g-m admitted fault in the case and set up a compensation fund that paid victims and their families nearly 600 million dollars inindamages. some victims have pressed forward with their own lawsuits rather
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twitter is bracing for a bumpy ride. on top of a plummeting share price and struggles to attract new w ers, fofo of the company's top executives are leaving.last night, the company's c-e-o jack dorsey confirmed the departures. a source close to the company says one of the main factors the four arereleaving is burnout. the plan is to announce new hires soon. meanwhile, an american icon is revealing major profits after a downturn. thanks to it's all-day breakfat, mcdonalds announced fourth quarter earnings much higher than expected. fans had been calling on the company for years to make egg mcmuffins, hash browns and other early morning treats ailable at lunch o odinner time. the menu change clearly has paid off for mickey d's. justin has your weather to go atoday's markets.
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(phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presidential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise)
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that does it for us here on the cbs 2 news the person who lives here... has to solve problems as big as the world... and as small as your kitchen table. that's the j. everyday. and now, the first lady who helped get healthcare for eight million kids... the senator who helped a city rise again... the secretary of state who stood up for america, and stared down hostile leaders around the world... is the one candidate for president who has everything
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she'll never let anyone privatize social security and medicare... or shut down planned parenthood... she'll take on the gun lobby... finally get equal pay for women... and stop the republicans from ripping all our progress away. so on february first, stand up for hillary. because if you want a presiden who knows how to k kp america safe.... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice... i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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