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morning...i'm kevin bbarry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a a eck of our cbs 2 weather r rst forecast. first weather- your planner shows what's ahead a&- doppler radar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycama&(- visibilities remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&-temperatures around the area are going to steadily fall todaya&- the current winds around our vieng area are breezy with 25-35 mph gusts - our planner features s wintry mix this morning with clouds this afternoon
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justin and rebecca track the latest weather conditions, we're also tracking the latest conditions on the roads this morning. morning. cbs 2 ws road warrior aaro gerhdt is out on the ads ght now, hi arron, what are you seeing.
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thanks aaron, now we're taking a look at some of the taking a look now we're taking a look at some of the heavy snow-fall around the state.this is in mason city -- one of the hardest hit areas.the national weather service says they got about 8 inches snow. now here's a look at des moines.they didn't get nearly as much snow -- but you can
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in great shape.most roads in the surroudning area had many wet -- slushy areas -- m ming it tough f f drivers. as parts of the midwest are digging out from snow, parts of the south-eastern united states will be surveying tornado damage this morning. this is video of a funnel cloud caught on camera inin western alabama last night. tornadoes also touched down in east mississippi.several homes were damaged.the tornadoes downed power lines and even left damage at a federal prison.but there were no deaths and only minor injuries reported. results are in this morning from several corridor school bond special elections. elections.we begin with the college community school district in n dar rapids.for the second time -- district leaders asked voters to approve a nearly 50-million dollar bond measure for infrastructure improvements. 68-percent of voters approveded the e measure -- i ineeded only 60-percent to pass. the school district is very happy with the additional 49- and-a-half million dollars in additional funding.they say it will go to classroom space and address safetytysecurity and
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schools.corridor residents in that district braved the elements to cast their vote. voter turnout far exceeded what officials expected. they believev turnout would be low due to the weather. it really tells that the people are interested in what's going on and ty're showing up to vote. vote.the weather did push back opening the polls from 7 in the morning to noon. in springville -- a similar bond measure approving four-point-seven million dollars in funding passed.it received 65-percent support t it also need 6060percent. in waterloo -- voters rejected a school bond measure. 55-percent of voters opposed the 47-million dollar plan. long time member of the linn county board of supepeisors says she will not seek another term.linda langston has served on the board for nearly 14- years.langston tells cbs 2 news she hopes to continue work to improve public h hlth and mental health services. after months of tracking polls, polls,following candidates all
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debates, senator ted cruz and hillary clinton claimed victory in the ioio caucuses. caucuces.but what do the numbers mean? cbs 2 news spoke to a political science professor in the corridor to analyze the numbers.on the republican side -- ted cruz proved the polls wrong -- putting trump second in the caucuses.cornell college proffesor hans hassell says that doesn't mean that cruz had the best showinamong all the eandidates -- hassell says marco rubio's strong third plple finish is more important. "rubio has been in the position where he's been sharing, he's been vying to be the consnssus candidate with abououfour other individuals, with john kasich, with jeb bush, with chris christie." christie."the victory for cruz will give the texas senator 8 delegates.donald trump and marco rubio each get sesen. delegates are given out based on the statewide vote. in the democratic race hillary clinton won by the slimmest of margins.hassell says clinton's support comes from older
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leaned toward sanders.he adds many older women see clinton as a leader who can change issues that prevent females from soaring to the top. "i rely think this is more about age e demographics. i mean yes you see among older women, that is a big driver of support for hillary clinton" the u-s state department is now saying current secretary of state john kerry used a private email account to send information now considered classified to then-secretary of state e llary clinton -- to *her private email account. kerry was a senator when the message was sent back in may of 20-11.clinton has been heavily criticized for using a private ail when she held the office.officials say the message talks about relations between india -- pakistan and
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john kerry is among u-s and italian leaderswho are sending a warning this morning- t tt isis is expanding its reach. global leaders met in rome to try to find the best way to eliminate the terror group. group.kerry, along with european and arab allies are calling for more security training for libya'a'miltary. that's where isis is trying to gain a new foothold.some fear it would serve as a launching pad for more attacks in europe. secretary kerry says another priority is protecting libya's oil fields. "the last thing in the world you want is a false caliphate with access to billions of dollars in oil revenue." revenue."although leaders agree libya is a crucial l ont in the fight against isis, in the fight against isis, military intervention is *not* on the table.as for the fight in iraq and syria, leaders report significant progress is rolling back gains by the terror group. at the capitol capitolwhere a new effort to repeal the affordable care act has failed in the house.the bill would have also stripped federal funding from planned
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of the two-thirds needed to override a presidential veto. g-o-p house leaders say they knew it would fail -- but they are hoping to use the issue to convince voters to elect a republican president to repeal the 20-10 health care law in the next congress. today -- the president will make his very first presidential visit to an american mosque.he's scheduled be at the islamic society of baltimore for a roundtable with community members. president obama has visitete mosques overseas -- but never one during his presidency in the united states. today marks 57 years since "the day the music died." died."on feburary third, 1959, buddy holly, ritchie valens and the big bopper died in a small plane crash in northern iowa.the three had just performed at the surf ballroom in clear lake and were all heading to their next show in north dakota.that day was forever immortalized by the song "the day the music died" by don mclean in 19-72. it's
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degrees.coming up next...we take a behind the scenes look at the finishing touches before superbowl 50 kicks off right here in cbs 2 on sunday. sunday.in your cbs 2 weather
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main weather- your planner shows next hoursa&- doppler radar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- visibilities remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&- now a live look tside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycama&- temperatures around the areaa& - taking a look at regional temperatures we see highs are cooling throughout the midwest today- the regional satellite/radar is featuring this occluded low that will push morning moisture our way- let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface mapa&- moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we see potential for light snow this mornrng- today's forecast bring us a wintry mix this morning with fog- tonight's forecast has us dealing with cloudy skies and cooler temps- tomorrow will feature mixed sunshine and cooler temperatures- the next hree days bring us momo sunshine and warming weather- our 7 day forecast has a nice & mild
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super bowl 50, is now just days away. away.the denver broncos and carolina panters will face off in the new levi's stadium m sunday. sunday.ananas len ramirez shows us, right now crews are frantically on to the frantically on to the finishing touchebefore the big game. game.
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super bowl 50 will air live right here on cbs 2..kickoff is set for 5:30.
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it's now n this morning. morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.after the break...why the cyclones say their latest opponent is like playing a pack of pit bulls.see if iowa
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another day and another game against a top 15 team for iowa state -- this time it's west virginia or i should say press virginia -- george niang described the mountianeers press as quote -- being chased by wild pit bulls the cylcones have never lost to pit bulls or west virginia at hiltonand they were spinning hot frfr the start... monte morris spots up for three and splashes it home -- i-s-u goes up 8and that lead would grow -- deonte burton -- gets up to get down with the one handed slame -- the cyclones led by as many as 15 but the mountaineers would come all the way back -- tied at 72 late in the second -- morris leaves it for adual
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i-s-u goes up 2but it would be their last lead of the game -- jay-sean paige -- knocks down the triple -- and west virginia knocks off iowa state -- 81 -- 76. in the fall... iowa football was livin' the dream -- an undefeated regular season- their first big 10 west title -- and a cover on sports illulurated -- and now the men's basketball team joined in on the fun in the lastest issue of s - i-- jarrod uthoff is donning the cover -- it's e first time a hawkeye basektball has since george peeples did it in 1966... and it's the first time in school history that both the football and basketball teams were featured on the front page in the same year. it's cool... really cool... to have that national recognition... and especially the season football had and now we're having... i think it's really, really great to be a hawkeye right now... it's great for the program... hawkeyes across the board are having a lot of success... i i think it's great for the fan
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coaches... and everybody around the program... the iowa state women erased a 10 point half time deficit to at kansas by 10 at allen fieldhouse -- shawna johnson led the way for the clones who snapped a 5 game losing streak -- with 20 points. huge matchup girls hoops between regina and west branch e regals won the first meeting -- but the bears were ready for a battle -- haley poe-lah -- the board -- the bucket -- and the foul -- west branch takes an early lead regina though -- undefeated for a reason -- check out the passing -- all the way around to mary crompton -- who dials long distance and connectsand then off the inbounds pass -- kennedy brown n kisses it o o the glass -- regals clinch the river valley south division title -- 37 to 35 the final. stay with c-b-s two -marissa has one last look at your foreca cbs-2 news connects with the corridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at
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finaweather- your planner shows what's ahead a&- doppler radar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- visibilities remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&-temratures around the area are going to steadily fall todaya&- statewide satellite/radar shows mainly clear conditions for the day
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view with our 'predictor' forecast we'll ha clouds overnighta&- today's forecast bring us a wintry mix this morning with fog- our 7 day forecast has a nice & mild
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us! thanks. as the super bowl gets closer more commercials are being released ahead of time. taco bell has a mystery for us to solve. solve.their commercial is teasing a new product that is so top secret even celebrities don't know what it is.several stars appear in the ad with this mysterious green box.taco bell has set up a website where pepele can order r e mystery product for two-dollars-and-99-cents. people who pre-order can pick
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good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in just ahead...the latest information about the debate in one corridor city over johnson county's minimum wage hike. hike.you're watching c-b-s 2
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the shocking discussionn one local city about johnson's county minimum wage increase. the latest information in the search for u-s marines missing near hawaii since last month. the new developments in the flint water crisis that could help ease the finananal burden.
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morning...i'm kevin bbarry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather firsrsforecast. first weather- your planner shows what's ahead a&- ppler dar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- now a
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our weatherfirst skycama&- visibililies remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&-temperatures around the area are going to steadily fall todaya&- the current winds around our viewing area are breezy with 25-35 mph gusts - our planner featurur a wintry mix this morning with clouds this afternoon
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we're continuing to track road conditions here in eastern iowa this morning, morning,cbs 2 news road warrior aaron gerhardt is out
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arron, what are you seeing. seeing.aaron gives us aaron
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there are new developments in the minimum wage hike in johnson county. county.one town is now exploring the option to scale back the minimum wage, but *only for some of its residents, and that's not sitting well with everyone. everyone.cbs 2 news rerter stephanie johnson joins us now for more on this, stephanie. stephanie.that's right guys, the new ordinance that was proposed in tiffin, would set the minimum wage *back to 7- twenty-five an hour, but only for workers younger than 18. 18.right now all workers receive 8-dollars and 25-ceces an hour.and despite the fact that most of the crowd disagreed with the move, the city council *approved the
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ordinance, with a 3-to-2 vote. most people who attended the meeting all agreed that every worker should be paid the same amount. "i think what it's about it suppressing wages and it doesn't suppress wages for just children, which i am completely against, but it suppresses wages for everyone." everyone."peggy "life's not fair and there's no way we can make it fair by saying everybody should get paid the same money for the same job... now hold on." on."newly elected johnson county board of supervisor, lisa green-douglas, even spoke out *against the proposal saying..in quote"if you start making a cut-off based on age of youngegethan 18, you can flip that around and make the same discrimination about people over 50." 50."but it's not a done deal just yet.the next reading will be in two weeks at the next council meeting.stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news. the democratic caucus was the closest race in state caucus history. history.across the state -- per state party rules -- a
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whwhwon in six different caucus locations. locations.hillary clinton beat the law of averages and won every coin tosses in all six cases -- which helped her get the votes nefded to earn a majority in iowa,the sanders camp was frustrated with the rules in iowa -- saying we may never the true vote among participants. we saw record turnout during the caucus throughout the state for both political parties.s. parties.the chairs for both the republicans and democrats say they were prepared for a large turnout.still -- at some locations -- the high mand caused delays -- last minute rerestrations and some sites even ran out of forms.there was also confusion about how to register to caucus and la arrivals pushed back start time. "trying g accomodate those people who were showing up, who needed to be registered to vote, we say we've closed the doors, but that's for people who haven't arrived in time." time.""there were a lot of angry people who thought this
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you go in and sign up, sign in, and not understanding it's a caucus" caus"some experts y the high turnout in ioio will set the tone for the rest of the race. a grim discovery off the coast of hawaii, hawaii,the u-s marine corps says trace elements od-n-a have been found from marines that were killed in a helicopter crash last month. month.it was found during search and rescue operations that ended a few weeks ago.the families of the identified marines were notified.12 service members were killed when two helicopters crashed during night-time training in january.the cause is still under investigation. another follow up this morning. michigan governor rick snyder will propose 30-million dollars in state funding to help pay the water bills of some flint residents. residents.as you'll recall flint's drinking water was contaminated two years ago, when the city's water supply was chanaed to save money. snyder says the residents shououn't have to pay for water that they cant drink.but the aid would cover the
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bills for water that's been used for drinking, cooking, bathing and washing hands.they would still be responsible for ying for flushed toilets and washing clothes. officials released more details in the death of a 13- year-old virginia girl. girl.a prosecutor in the case now says nicole lovell was stabbed to death on wednesdada 27-th.but they haven't relased a motive. motive.right now -- two virginia tech students are charged in her kidnapping and death.david eisenhauer was a high school track standout on the virginia techchross country team.and the other -- nicole keepers -- is an engineering student and former nasa itern.eisenhauer has been charged with murder -- keepers is now being charged as an accomplice.the girl's'sparents say she met eisenhauer online. it's and right now in it's degrees. degrees.coming up next... justin helps us find the best way to watch super bowl 50 --
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main weather- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hoursa&- doppler radar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- visibilities remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycama&- temperatures around the areaa& - taking a look at regional temperatures we see highs are cooling throughout the midwest today- the regional satellite/radar is featuring this occluded low that will push morning moisture our way- let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface mapa&- moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we see potentiafor light snow this morning- today'sforecast bring usus wintry mix thihi morning with fog- tonight's forecast has us dealing with cloudy skies and cooler temps- tomorrow will feature mixed sunshine and cooler temperatures- the next three days bring us more sunshine and warming weather- ouou7 day forecast has a nice & mild weekend waiting for us!
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the super bowl is this weekend, and many people use the big game as a good excuse to upgrade your big screen. screen.so we wanted to know the best deals to look for, in case you're searching for a new t-v. t-v.justin roberts talked to t-v expert at best buy to find out. out. we know a lot of folks are going to be out and about the next couple of days before the super bowl to buy a tv. you're going to come and talk to keenan. the man with the master plan. the tv expert here at best buy.first of all thanks for having us in here this morning showing us what's some of the hot stuff around the area?sdefinitely if you're loooong for a new tv; samsung, sony; lg are kind of our top-of-the-line tvs right now making really good pictures. cover vo ifferent & tvsdefinitely the new u-hd. i'm really looking forward to watching the big game. i mean, four times the clarity of
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any betternow for somebody sitting at home... what you just said went right over their head. four times the clarity, what does that even mean? a clearer picture? is that what that kind of stands for?yeah a clearer picture. cover vo (u-hd tvs with color comparison, etc)sharper lines. better colors. yu're going to get better contrasts. so you're blacks, your whites, youruratios will be much better than that. so you're really going to see things like you're at the game. you're going to see things like you're looking through a window; so that's the best way to see things right now.one of the things we've noticed in just looking ararnd is all of the technology. things are wireless, they're wi-fi, you can connect your phone to it. is that the standard now or is it still only the top-end? that's pretty standararnow all the way around. all of the 4k tvs are now smart tvs. cover vo (samsung tv/lg tvs, any smart tv vid)samsung tvs you can connect all of your smart devices. lg is the same way wiall their tablets a a phonon. sony has android tvs so any android product can connect to it. you really have the full line of whatever your
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make it work.one of the things i really thought was cool was the curved tv. what's the appeal to it?cover vo (curved tvs)so besides looking cool, mean they're really awesome, its good for viewing angles. so anybody who sits within the curve, if you draw it out, has a great viewing angle. so if you've got tt weird sectional, no matter where you're sitting, you're going to get a great picture. alright now here's the hardest question. i'm gonna give you $2000, which tv do you buy? $2000?i would like change back (laughing)g)cover vo (more random tv, samsung/lg)my personal opinion, gotta go lg. i like the true-to-life picture they put on the screen isisreally nice. if you're looking for color though, samsung is the way to go. that's my top two.the final questionif someone wants to come see you or someone at best buyuyhow late do thth
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you?you can stop in until 9:00 so stop in anytime up until then. even if you walk in at 8:59 we'll be still happy to help you, i promise.thank you and good to see you my friend, we'll have more of our super bowl week coverage on cbs2 and fox 28 after this. it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning.... morning...and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.still to come...the new way a top u-s official is involved in hillary clinton's email scandal -- and why he
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continue we continue getting previews of some super bowl commercials that will air this sunday. operates. we continue getting previews some super bowl commercials that will air this sunday. here's one for l-g that features liam neeson. neeson.in true liam neeson style, this commercial looks more like an action movie. neeson plays a man from the future talking to his younger self,- and telling him about the future.this is l-g's first-ever spot on super bowl weekend.you can watch it right
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it's right now it's grees in just ahead...the latest infofoation about a lolo-time nn county official looking
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politics. final weather- your planner shows what's ahead a&-&- doppler radar features a wintry mix this morninga&- with some slick roads around the area again todaya&- visibilities remain low as fog settles into the area this morninga&-temperatures around the area are going to steadily fall todaya&- statewide satellite/radar shows mainly clear conditions for the day aheada&- moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we'll have clouds overnighta&- today's forecast bring us a wintry mix this morning with fog- our 7 day forecast has a nice & mild
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here's a look some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... authorities across iowa want you to be aware of thin ice. two missouri men died in southern iowa this weekend after they fell through ice on a lake.that ice was so thin, rescuers couldn't ssnd or even crawl on it.a specialized team had to be called in, but it was too late.with ice fishing popular this time of year, ifficials want you to use extreme caution. you live in johnsononcounty -- local leaders want to know what you think about transportation.the metropolitan planning organization has released the first offive surveys that ll help develope future transportation proposals.the first survey will be open through march first. first.we've put a link to it on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in coming up next...the historic visit thatresident obama is making later today. today.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...we're out on the roads before you start your commute to see just what right now on zika virus, on the roads before you start your commute to see just what the latest snowstorm has in store. back what's next for the --
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