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jersey and no candidate has recieved any official iowa athletic equiptment or apparel. in cedar rapids joe huisinga cbs 2 news the famous cofee bean jars at the hamburg inn number two in iowa city are starting to fill up.every four years, the restauant's "coffee bean caucus" lets customers toss a coffee bean into the jar of their favorite candidate.as you can see here, bernie sands seems to be dodog well on the democratic side. republicans seem to be giving donald trump the most votes. meantime, our radio partners at k-c-j-j report that the hamburg inn will soon be under new ownership.the panther family has owned and operated the restaurant since it opened 19-48.no word yet on who the panthers are selling to.we should learn that after the sale is finalized. temperatures will continue to warm up to near 40 degrees by this weekend. today highs were above freezing across eastern iowa. tonight won't be as cold with lows in the low to mid 20s and partly cloudy skies.
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through the night. new tonight at six managers at an eastern iowa ethanol company face multiple charges of federal tax violations.
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rapids grand jury indicted the owner and general manager of permeate refining in hopkinton. according to court documents, randy less and darrell smith allegedly withheld federal income, social security and medicare taxes from employees-- - but didn't pay those taxes to the i-r-s. prosecutors say both failed to pay more than 420-thousand dollars worth of taxes in 2009 and 20-11. developing right now, the university of iowa will be paying more than 200-thousand dollars to settle a gender discrimination lawst filed by a male track coach.mike scott, was already working as a volunteer assistant in the track program, when he applied for an open assistant coaching position. position.scott says he was warned by another coach that administrators wanted to hire a female coach.his attorney's uncovered email in which head coach layne anderson discussed rewriting the job's description to attract female candidates.under the agreement
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to admit to the discrimination. right now, u-i officials are using a special program to tackle social justice in iowa. iowa.the program called just living will explore problems like race, identity, environmental justice and interfaith cooperation.the goal of the program is to encourage thoughtful discussion and understanding of our differences and how injustice affects the world around us. "be able to think about these questions 'who am i? how do i relate to others?' and think about t how they fit into this community, how they fit into the university, and think about how those relate to these bigger questions of social justice." just living will begin next week with the opening of a new exhibit called "them: images of separation."the exhibit showcases graphic historic images that depict#stereotypes of cererin groups. crime in cedar rapids has a
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police.members of the community will be working alongside officers to get to the root of *why crimes happen. happen.cbs 2 news s reportete dora miller is at the police department right now and joins us live with new details tonight. police and the community are attempting to work together on this one scoco...one group will focus on violence -- the other on what causes it. it.pcat -- or police community action team -- was assembled so a handful of officers could respond to incidents at a moments notice.these four officers will determine crime trends in the area and increase police presence in neighborhoods. since violence is multi-faceted, a new task force -- established yesterday -- wi try and understand what causes the violence we're trying to avoid. "the community actually has started to identify possible root causes. the gun violence is just a symptom of something underneath that's causing that violence and it could be a
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reasons." later on cbs 2 news ten at ten, we'll explore some of those reasons...and talk to the community to see if this ignites hope for change or if they're tired of the same story.covering the corridor in cedar rapids, dora miller cbs 2 news live at five when it comes to your kids education - you have a choice. you can choose to put them in public school or homeschool, or send them to a private school. some parents say, they can't always afford some of those options- but maybe there are options you don't know about, that offer the best of both worlds. new tonight at t x - cbs 2 news reporter joy howe joins us with how a national discussion, is being addressed here at home. this is national school choice week. across the hawkeye state, parents and students will get together to celebrate the *freedom they have to choose their education, but also address concerns about what *more we can do to make sure every child gets to attend the school of their choice. ((nats washington dc rally))
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washington - what they say we do so well here at home in iowa. 04.13 iowa is a national school leader in providing school choice 04.19 options for families. the president of national school choice wwk says, when you think about options in a rural state where education is available in all sorts of forms - think about *us. traditional public schools, charter schools, magnet schoo, online academies, private schools with scholarship programs to help families who may not be able to afford them, go to them and homeschooling 04.36.09 this week, all those options will be celebrated, at 157 events that are planned across the hawkeye state to show parents the choices out there for ther kids k-12 education, and prove our teachers can get the job done anywhere.((nats))even online - take the iowa connections academy. we have a completely flexible program. you can access our curriculum anytime, anywhere. 1:00 and some families have found that the flexibility is really what they need for their students education 1:12this school is a
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you can study from homeme tuition free, while usingng state-approved curriculum.the annual "connections academy parent survey" shows that the reasons parents turn to them, range from bullying to greater flexibility to health concerns. master teacher lynsieiepenrod says, , all students are different, and deserve to have the chance to go to a school ,that fits *them. 3:00 we're just really, & really thankfula&.for this state of iowa, g ging the opportunity for families to have the choice for different types of education, because we are all fferent, all of our families are different, all of our students are different, all of our teachers are different, and the fact that we have a choice just provides so much, for so many families across the state. 3:30 some parents don't feel there are *enough choices, or enough financial help - and the president of national school choice week says, *this is the time to talk about those concerns at t some of thehe planned events.you can learn
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heard, on our website. joy howe, cbs 2 news. some lal studts got a lesson in immigration today. second graders at coolidge elementary took part in the annual immigration simulation to learn about how their ancestors made it to america. students "on the boat to america" were seserated into first class and steerage to learn about the segregation that took place.then they went around to different rooms in the school representing different parts of ellis island. "by going through the process we just want them to see how long it took and all the different places they had to gojust how they were treated ellis island and then just to feel all the emotions that immigrants felt at that time." time."most of all, teachers wanted the kids to feel the same pride as their ancestors when they became american citizens. the head of the iowa national guard says nearly 17-hundred
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to women this year following a federal policy change. change.during his condition of the guard address at the state capitol, major general timothy orr said the changes come after the pentagon's 20- 15 ruling that allows women to serve in any position, including combat roles.right now, the guard has 15 soldiers and airmen deployed around the world. another army right now is in the final push of its red kettle campaign. with just four days remaining, the cedar rapids salvation army says it needs just over 16-thousand dollars to reach this year's goal of 790-thousand dollars.the campaign covers about 47-percent of the organization's annual operating budget.all donations made through january 31st will go towards that goal. still to come on cbs 2 news at six. sisithe mindset that keeps iowa wrestling dominating on the mat and why the hawks aren't overlooking anyone this season.
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the american pple can't afford to wait for ideas that sound good on paper... but will never make it in the real world. the grandmother who has to choose between paying for medicine and paying rent... can't wait. the single mom who desperately needs a raise... can't wait. the student with a mountain of debt can't wait. we can make real progress, right now. i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing... i'm caucusing for hillary clinton.
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torrow on cbs 2 this motning. if you're looking to improve your credit score, be careful. we'll show you a few simple ways to protect you from credit report scammers.that's tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning morning the thaw continues through this weekend with temperatures approaching 40 degrees by saturday and sunday. today all of the area d state above the freezing mark with just a few cloudsdsn the sky. temperatures tonight will fall to the 20s, not as cold with a few clouds. through the rest of the week, the weather will
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temperatures 15 to 20 degrees above average. by next week we're watching the potential for a storm developing next week. models are showing a system moving through the & midwest, but it's too soon for the details. there is the potential for some heavy snow in the midwewe. we'll continue to update you on where the heaviest snow will be and you can always get your full forecast at cbs two iowa dot com slash weather. temperatures tonight in the mid to upper 20s, breezy with partly cloudy skies. tomorrow temperatures will increase above freezing once again tomorrow with highs in the mid topper 30s. your extended forecast shows temperatures warming up to the 40s on saturday and sunday. the
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another ranked team awaits for iowa hoops on thursday... ming up in sports. the key to slowing down maryland... the details are next... "cbs 2 news connects with you. call us at 1-800-222-kganemail us at news at cbs 2 iowa dot comconnect with us on facebook
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in p psonal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio:
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iowa and maryland met once last season... and it was an upset by the hawkeyes... a 16-point win at carver... in this season's matchup... . e teams are better... and the stakes are higher... both programs are ranked in the top-ten... both have conference and national championship aspirations... and both have the offensive firepower to get there... the hawkeyes have superstar jarrod
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and maryland... has star guard melo trimble... who went off last year's game... and containing him on ththsday night will be a challenge.... "they have a lot of weapons. and there's a lot of guys that you have to key in on -- melo is in particular the best one, but... the thing is when you're just keying in on him, he can find others and keep them involved and make them great players." players."last year he was just a freshman and i thought was one of the best players i played against all last year. he's a much better player this year so it'll be sweet to match up against him life is good again if you're a cyclone fan... suddenly... steve prohm's squad has won four games in a row... and if they win on saturday against texas a&m... they'll have beaten four of the nation's top five teams... oddly enough... this is iowa state's thirtrip to texas this seas... but this time it's not a conferencncgame... it's a big-12/s-e-c challenge game... and having it in late january... is a bit unusual...
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play... it's a great opportunity for us to showcase our team against a top five team on the road... and so it's a win-win for us... gotta great chance for rpi, non- conference wins, we look at seeding, ncaa tournamentnt. just gotta keepepuilding... we've got a great out of conference opportunity on saturday.... we've had a pretty good stretch of good teams down the line... and it doesn't get any easier for this s-e-c challenge so we're gonna have to prep for that... the standard is sky high for iowa wrestling... and if you're a hawkeye... you make history in march... not in january... but tom brands knows... you can't sp steps...& the nation's second-ranked team was challenged in their n-point dual win on sunday over nebraska... it was their closest margin of victory since the grapple on the gridiron back in november... with a dual against minnesota set for this fridayay. the hawks insist they're not overlooking anyone... and they're *definitely* not fatigued... we know it's a grind... everyone knows it's a grind...
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you're not from iowa... so this time of year you just need to keep plugging along and worry about things you need to worry about like getting better... i believe that peaking is a mindset... i bieve that seasons are short... and i believe that that's a frame of mind... and when you've got guys like gilman and sorensen and burak... they can't get enough... so when you have that in your room... that seems to take over... the energy that prevails in th room is... that it's fresh every day.... in a week... high school seniors will sign off on their college destinations... but cedar rapids kennedy *junior* ashley hamilton made her decision a year early... today... she verbally committed to play softball for the iowa hawkeyes... last year... as a sophomore... hamilton swung a big stick... she hit .434 with 14 doubles and two home runs... we will be right back to take
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenseses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the
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the university of iowa fight song is a staple of pep rallies and football games in iowa city and more recently on 3rd street in niagara falls. confused yet?business owners there say over the past six months, an instrumental version of the fight song has played from a vacant building for about eight hoursrs day. niagara falls police say they have responded to the building several times but have found nothing.we did the math - with the 50 second song on a loop for eight hours - the song
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tomorrow temperatures will start out in the mid to upper 20s with a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures will increase quickly in the afternoon with highs above freezing in the mid to upper 30s. temperatures stay above normal through the weekend with the potential for a storm early next week thanks for watching your cbs 2 news at six. "entertainment
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you' here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect.
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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adding to their family. >> we'll explain as gege gets nfronted about his w we. >> is true that she is having a baby? >> hear how george handled that question about pregnancy rumors. the new exclusive interview. >> plus, oprah cashing in on carbs. how she made $12 million by saying this. have been eating bread every single day. >> donald is showing up. >> hear megyn kelly seconds after trump announced he is
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>> megyn kelly is a lightweight.

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