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an armed militia's occupation of federal land now appears to be coming to an end in oregon, but not before turning deadly. deadly.last night - authorities stopped militia leader ammon bundy and several other members of his group on a state highway.that's when the group got into a shooting with law enforcement, and the spokesman for the militia died. bundy, and at least eightother militia members were arrested. bundy's brother, who was also shot, was one of several people taken to a nearby hospital, where armed authorities stood guard overnight.the father of the bundys says authorities committed cold-blooded murder. "my sons were no threat to
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threat to...none them were. no threat to life or to people there. this is a land grab. it goes to show you how far the federal government will go to kill people." people."right now - it remains unclear if anymore militia members are still on the wild life refuge they've been occupying since january second. here at home -- weurn to some new solutions to the ongoing violence in cedar rapids... pids...a special new force known as the police community action team respond to areas of need in the communities around the city. city.the team has been patrolling the streets for a few weeks now communicating with the public and identifying crime trends.but instead of relying solely on police, community members have stepped up to form a new task force toidentify quality of life issues. "there wililbe individuals who tackle some of the economic disparities and opportunities, be a group of folks who look at the achievement gap, another group of folks who look at all the programming
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city."the group is called set -- which stands for safe, equitable and thriving community. on cbs 2 news live at five, we'll explain how both othese grgrps hope to tackle major issues here in cedar rapids. the eastern iowa airport is back to normal this morning, but yesterday a morning, but yesterday a suspicious substance caused some larm.itit was found in the babaage area, and prompted a response from haz-mat crews.the substance turned out *not to be dangerous, but officials still aren't saying what it is. nobody was hurt when a train derailed late last night n south-east minnesota - just eight miles north of the iowa borderthe canadian pacific train was going southbound when six of its cars plunged into the mississippi river.t totol of 15-cararwere involved in the derailment.one of the 15 cars lost a dangerous salt-like product, but none of it went into the river.haz-mat crewu remained on the scene until about the mimile of the morning. there are more developments, in the tragic death of former
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sash.the new york times reports doctors have diagnosed his brain with a degenerative brain disease commonly known as "c-t-e."it's a condition that's been found in numerous deceased football players who suffered brain injuries during their playing careers.sash suffered at least five concussions during his career, which ended when he was cut by the new york giants in 20-13. he was found dead in his home in oskaloosa september 8th.an autopsy determined he overdosed on painkillers. cbs 2 news is tracking the for the white house.. house..this morning quinnipiac university released its latest poll for the democratic contest in iowa.bernie sanders remains ahead of hillary clinton by a 49 to 45 margin. that's within the margin of error - putting t race at a virtual tie just five days befofo caucus day.mamain o'malley remains a distant third at four-percent support. tonight - bernie sanders will
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obama at the white house..the president's staff says the meeting will be informal with no specific agenda.the meeting also comes just days after obama praised sanders' main rival in thedemocratic presidential race -- hillary clinton -- in an ierview with politico.the president has not endorsed anyone yet. there could be another democratic debate next week before the new hampshire primary. primary.m-s-n-b-c and the new hampshire union leader are partnering to host the debate. while the d-n-c still hasn't okayed the event, martin o'malley has already agreed and hillary clinton has said she'd participate if the other candidates will.bernie sanders campaign manager said he would likely not take part. meanwhile - republicans are preparing for their debate tomorrow night in des moines. moines.but front runner donald trump isn't among them.tuesday - his campaign announced he will sit-out tomorrow's event. right now - trump is only saying that he has something else planned instead. "i'm going to have something else in iowa. we'll do something where we raise money for the veterans and the wounded warriors. we're going to do something simultaneously
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debate."cbs 2 wants to know if you think trump's decision will hurt him for the caucus on monday.we've pted this question onto our twitttt page ere you can give yoyo answer. we will reveal the results after the poll closes tomorrow night at 7. we all know iowa gets a first crack at the presidential election process.and for obvious reasons we talk a lot about our caucus. but here's how the rest of february will play out across the nation. nation.the new hampshire primary will happen eight days after the iowa caucuses.less than two weeks later, democrats in nevada and republicans in south carolina will cast their votes.nevada republicans are three days after that and south carolina mocrats are on the 27th. 27th.after the early contests comes super tuesday on march first.that's when voters in 15- states cast their ballots for a nominee.but after super tuesday, there are still dozens of states that will cast theirirvotes before the national conventions this summer. around the world today, people are celebrating, international
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the 71ut anniversary. according to u-s-a today, six- million jews were murdered by germany's nazi-regime. regime.cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson tells us how people are remembering this day today. today.kelly, the united nations chose this date to remember t t vicitims of the holocaust. the u-n secretary general, ban ki-moon, urged people to denounce political and religious ideologies hat set people against one another. in germany, members of the german government are meeting with dignitaries at the german parliment to discuss, forced labor issues. here in the u-s president ama will attend an event at the israeli embassy. alththgh many are reflecting on this day many synagoges are not taking part in today's festivites because they celebrate holocaust remembrance day on may 4th. however, on twitter the hashtag holocaust memorial day is a trending . and the u-s holocaust memorial museum in d-c is live streaming events. we have that link on our website, cbs two iowa dot com.
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coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, a bizarre story involving the u-i fight song torturing residents in niagra falls.
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do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male... this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure ery woman in every job gets paid the sasa... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
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a bizarre story coming from niagra falls. for months now, people have been hearing the u-i fight song coming from an empty building there.the music can be heard for about eight hours everyday starting in the afternoon.a number of complaints have been reported to police, but the music doesn't violate any city ordinances.the owners of a restaurant across the street from the building say having to hear the u-i fight song for
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temperatures are warm now with a south wind which will lead to temperatures rising above the freezing mark today. skies are clear now but clouds will start to move back in this afternoon and evening. temperatures will continue to warm throroh the week and the end of the week will be dry. a more active pattern starts to unfold this weekend. there could be a few scattered flurries in the north and some drizzle further south as a clipper system passes to the north though the day. otherwise a few flurries popoible in far eastern n counties tomorrow. temperatures will warm as the polar jet stream stays to the north and storm systems stay to the north. by the end of the week, there is a dip in the jet stream that could lead
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tonight,t,breezy with temperatures ininhe 20s, tomorrow warmer with a few more clouds. temperatures warm up to the 40s by the weekend with rain/snow chances increasing by the start of xt week.. a little to early for details but we'll keep you posted here on cbs 2 and online at cbs2iowa dot com slash weather.
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this week is national school choice week.parents, we wanted to know what that means for your kids here in iowa.earlier today cbs 2 news anchor kevin barry spoke to a representativ e on what thismeans for you. you. national school choice week is underway across the country with thousands of events to celebrate education reform. andrew campanella, the president of national school choice week joins us now, live from san francisco to tell us more. thanks for joining us, andrew.- what is national
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the goal? - how does our state stack up when it comes to educational opportunity?- how can parents take advantage of hool choice in our s ste?- now, opponents of school choice say that it takes funds away from traditional public schools. how would you respond? - finally, what types of events are taking place nearby this week?thanks for speaking
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in iowa city tonight... tonight...schoololeaders are holding two listening posts to go over school bell schedules with residents.the district adopted a new bell schedule at the start of the current school year, but officials want to know how it can be approved.if the school board adopts more changes, they would go into effect at the start of the next academic year in august.tovight's listening posts will start at six at wood d elementary and north-west junior high. still ahead on the cbs 2 news at noon - the new approach to the on-going water crisis in
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firefighters inew orleans are still on the scene right now of a six-alarm fire.it broke out early t ts morning at a multi purpose building, and has mostly been put out.no injuries have been reported. fire officials think they know what started it, but won't comment on it yet.
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the water crisis in flint, michigan. michigan.that town's mayor met today with michigan's governor to discuss a new approach to the disaster. disaster.the n-double-a-c-p on tuesday unveiled a 15-point plan to handle flint's lead- contaminated water.it includes hiring youth in the community to distribute bottles of water to other residents.all of this comes while families line up to get tested for lead in their blood.governor rick snyder has requested federal money to make sure flint residents under the age of 21 all have llg-term health-care in case of potential health effects from the toxic water. new developments today in the boston marathon bombing. bombing.a federal judge has ordered the release of hundreds of documents related to the conviction of dzhokhar tsarnaev.nearly 600 court filings and exhibits will be un-sealed sometime today. tsarnaev was sentenced to death last year for the 20-13 attack that left three people dead and more than 260 injured.
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the affluea teen , ethan couch. couch.his attorney says he is droppipi his appeal and could be brought back to the u.s. in a matter of days..you remember couch and his mother were found in mexico last month after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a possible probation violation.the younger couch made headlines when he was only given probation for killing four people in a drunk driving crash.his attorneys argued the teen was toorich and spoiled to understand the consequences of his actions. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, things are heating up for the founder of bikram hot
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why he's in the hot seat now. (phone ringing) you can't deal with something, by ignoring it. but that's how some presesential candidates seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to kp it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. the founder of bikram hot yoga will now have to pay more than six-million-dollars after a jury found him guilty of sexual harassment. harassment.bikram chohohury
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lawyer who says he sexually harassed her.she also claims choudhury fired her after she investigated a rape claim against him.at least six other women have filed sexual harassment claims against choudhury in recent years, claims he's repeatedly denied. toyota held on to its title of top-selling automaker in 20-15. 20-15.the japanese company sold over ten million cars last year, despite getting caught up in the massive takata airbag recall.toyota had to recall millions of vehicles due to fears that the airbags it installed might explode.volkswagen briefly passed toyota in global sales last year.but that was before an emissions scandal damaged the german company's reputation. the winter storm that burried the east coast did damage to broadway box office reports. reports.most shows only did six performances last week instead of eight, with every show losing m mey compared to the previous week.grosses for the week ended at nearly 16- million dollars.that's 10
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rebecca has your weather to go next...but first here's a look
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a group of friends in brooklyn , new york tried posting an igloo to air-b-n-bit was built over the weekend using snow from that massive blizzard that hit the east coast.dubbed "boutique winter igloo for 2" - the builders were for 2" - the builders were charging 200- dollars a night to rent it out. but - air b-n-b pulled their post, because the igloo did not meet "occupancy standards." the igloo is still standing this morning, but with a different purpose.the builders say they're now using their icy creation to meet women. temperatures warming up this afternoon to the mid to upper 30s and the warm up continues through next week with highs in the 40s and rain and snow chances increasing by the
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that does it for us here on the cbs 2 news at noon.our next newscast is this afternoon live at five.and you can see us right back here tomorrow morning at 5 a-m. enjoy your afternoon. afternoon. there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where qualaly healthcare will be a birthright of evevy citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wagag is paid to all.. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren.
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but no longer carries sosouch of that burden a ane. i know we can create that america if we listen to our hearts. and that journey begins here in iowa. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask you to join with us at the caucuses on monday night. thank you. >> katie: go ahead. tell me i heard wrong. lie to me. it shouldn't be that difficult. you've done it before. >> brooke: we need to get you a doctor. >> katie: why? we both know my real disease is trusting you. >> brooke: nothing happened. >> katie: [ sniffles ] >> brooke: nobody crossed the line.
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