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right now, live at five,a cedar rapids play is now right now live at five a cedar rapids play is pushed back after a casting controversy upset the deaf community. that story in a moment but first we saw the sun today. let's find out whether it will stick around in our where the first forecast. you sounded surprised about that karen? [ laughter ] >> anyway it was a beautiful afternoon. plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures. at least 76 degrees in cedar rapids. right now we are at 74. wind out of the north/north east at 8 miles an hour. temperatures around the state of iowa where the sun is out most areas are in the 70s but in the far west there are 60s
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increasing in that part of iowa and that is our next system moving towards us tonight by tomorrow morning if you were clouds in the sky and our predictor at 6 am you can see those continue to increase as we go through the morning. finally late in the day a few showers showing up to the west and south pushing across the area towards tomorrow evening. that will be in the forecast through friday as well. tomorrow in advance the ball back another excellent day early cloudy skies temperatures back into the middle or upper 70s. start developing police have char fight broke out near the cedar rapids public library this afternoon. the cedar rapids police department says five through seven people were involved in the fight in green the square which spilled over to the library entrance. one woman was pepper sprayed by another person. emergency crews treated her. two people face charges of cbs 2 news rport joe huisinga is near highway 100 in cedar rapids
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once this section of raod opens up it will mean a quicker commute for many but there is still work to be con befor it open to traffic contractors are using a method called perpetual paving where they put down about 12 and a half inches of asphalt in several layers.they say this will make future road repairs much easier that dealing with concreate.all they have to do is remove the top few inches and add a new layer.they also say it's made the work go money. initially this project was estimated at 20 million dollars the assfault bid came in at 15 million dollars dot and the tax payers of iowa saw an initial 25% dsavings right off the top coming up at 6 we look at some of the challenges they faced in construction and when they expect to be done.covering the corridor joe huisinga cbs 2 news a corridor district is part of a growing trend to keep kids sa.
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cameras on busses to record other drivers who ignore the red stop lights. studies show 31-million drivers illegally passed busses last year - putting students at risk of being hit. the iowa city school district has stop arm cameras that record what's going on - a bus driver can then forward on the video and a ticket could be issued. the cedar rapids district does not have exterior cameras, but does have cameras inside the bus. not have exterior does have cameras inside the will chip in for others.it's happening at the saddleback golf course in solon, solon,and as cbs 2 news reporter mellaney moore explains, it will help those getting in the saddle. im here in swisher at the miracles in motion horse farm. the money from that benefit will make it possible for these horses and volunteers to help others. others. on about seventy acres in
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shapes... and sizes... provide limitless opportunity.miracles in motion specializes in helping kids with disabilities learn skills for riding and for life.karla miller, miracles in motion volunteer with disabilities learn skills from writing and for life. >> the whole goal is to help these children and now we are expanding to working with veterans and sexual assault providers to help people learn to trust two ways. miller has volunteered at miracles a motion for about five years. >> to watch the interaction between children and the animals is something that does not get old. and that is really special. >> reporter: a local golf benefit thursday will help make more of those moments. we will have 32 teams of golfers and live and silent auction items.
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by texas roadhouse and it is going to be a lot of fun. >> reporter: in the last few years the event has raised thousands of dollars with all of the proceeds going to a local nonprofits. >> it is amazing. the whole event is great. we take a lot of pride in the fact that we can donate that much money to help local nonprofits that can use the help . >> we are so honored that they have chosen miracles benefit this year. we are so appreciative of everyone that is being a part of it and donating. >> reporter: miracles in motion staff said the gifts help provide for staff, the farm, student progress at all the fun going along with it. >> we are updating services, we are trying to really build a big volunteer base, a big donor base, so that we can reinvest when possible.
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there is room available if you would like to participate in the dinner or options. those start at five. coming days covering the corridor melanie moore. theatre cedar rapids is postponing its production of the plate tribes until it solves a casting controversy. lead character of tribes is death however the actor cast to play him can here. tribes organizers say after not being able to find an actor who is deaf to play the main role, tcr opened it up to people who are capable of hearing. that bother the deaf community who said there is a depth actor who could play the role.tcr members of the deaf community met yesterday to see how they can work together. they agreed tcr did not do enough to reach out to the deaf community. right now the is no date for when the play will open. happening now in story
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state university student is suing the school accusing administrators of mishandling their response to hurt sexual a spot -- sexual assault another student. the 21-year-old woman also claims that the school discouraged her reporting the assault and even placed her in the same housing complex as her assailant. she said that contributed to hurt this event -- decision to drop out of school. the school has not yet been served with the lawsuit that has been filed. miller's murder trial wrapped up about 30 minutes ago for the day. in court today jurors were given a video tour of the crime scene where sabrina houston's body was found. in the video you could see pools of blood and a trailer and platters of blood on the wall. jurors also heard miller's first formal interview with the lead investigator in the case. in the recording miller was
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wandering on the side of the highway with cuts and scratches. miller denies any wrongdoing saying he was kidnapped and had nothing to do with the murder. from the campaign trail today both democratic and republican presidential candidates. -- least health statements saying they are physically fit to serve as president. also today emails from former secretary of state colin powell have been hacked. emails reveal his private thoughts about clinton and trump. he calls national disgrace. powell who is also a republican criticized democrat hillary clinton for using him to justify her use of private email servers when she was at the state department to extract our mission at cbs2 news is to connect that presidential candidates to our viewers to better inform and empower you. we have reached out to the candidates to participate in extended interviews not only with our station but our sister
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you. tell us what you want to know from the candidates. you can share your thoughts by email or facebook. identity thieves have come up with a new scheme. they are taking over mobile phone accounts. banks and sites like facebook and google often use your phone number to confirm who you are by texting and co-to your phone so these two account can transfer your number to another phone and get those codes and access to a lot of personal information. experts say one way to protect yourself is to set up a password or a pin with your cell carrier that way there is another process in place before anyone can make changes to your account. we made it to have to week. let's celebrate with a look at the weather for the weekend in our weather first forecast and chief meteorologist terry swails. let's celebrate. hump day. >> tomorrow looks to be a pretty good day and then friday
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the forecast. i like the way that thing is moving along. ride the weekend, saturday and sunday, this will be trying out just comfortable. will break it all down i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together.
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d got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what i'll do as president. the older we get, the more we measure quality of life by the numbers. so when washington politicians like rod blum keep voting aise social security's retirement age to 70, it's time to pay attention. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum even supports cutting social security benefits. that's a plan for our seniors that doesn't add up for iowa. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this message. (vo) with thousands of quality pre-owned vehicles...
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le who buy more vehicles than anyone... flip your thinking about buying your next one. tomorrow on cbs 2 this morning. drivers are supposed to stop when they're coming up to a stopped school bus -- it's one of the most basic parts of driver's education. education.learn about why it's not happening more -- and the disasterous effects.that's your doodling on paper coul coloring book.the cedar rapids public library is looking for submis book.if you're creative - send in a line drawing that represents what you think about the community. drawings are due to the library by october 4th along with your
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still ahead live at five... if you've been sniffling through work this week, you're not alone. why these frustrating symptoms are hitting hard
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a live look now from fields in swisher courtesy photojournali st mark less. there's more courtesy of photojournalist mark ross. the corridor.call us -- 1-800- 222-kganemail us -- news @ cbs2iowa.comconnect with us on facebook -- facebook.com/kgancb.
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a lawsuit over the governor's call to close two state mental health facilities is in the supreme court. branstad of illegally vetoing money for the institutes and closing them. the lawsuit was filed last year and says his decision to strifu unconstitutional.the governor's office says patients can get mental health care through other services. complaints are still flying over the medicaid switchover. five months after iowa moved the program to managed care - providers and patients say they disagree with governor branstad. the comments come after branstad claimed the complaints are still flying over the medicaid switch over. five months after iowa moved to the program of managed care providers and patients say they disagree with the governor. comments come after the governor claimed overall a of
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authorities have been hearing stories of payments being made incorrectly, questions not answered, and claims that are simply missing. >> more iowans are covered by health insurance according to the census bureau. in 2013 8% did not have sure -- insurance. now that number is down to 5%. however some insurers are reporting that they are losing money. of you have even pulled out of the in cedar rapids women can get an important health screening outside of work hours. st. luke's is offering a late night mayor graham -- mammogram set. >> they will have appetizers served. for more information and to get your schedule had to our website cbs2iowa.com . the university of iowa is making big strides in cancer
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the comprehensive cancer center is learning new ways to fight cancer, specifically through immunotherapy. immunotherapy trains the immune system to fight cancer tumors. ormer president. jimmy carter was a patient of this kind of therapy and his doctors have found no trace of cancer since he underwent the treatment. researchers have worked with this kind of approach for many years . >> comprehensive cancer center is just one of forty-five comprehensive cancer centers in the country. it is asthma ?peak week, a week when levels of germs and irritants are high and asthma sufferers can get lax about using their inhalers. experts say it's critical for kids to use their inhalers at experts say it is critical for kids to use their inhalers at school when necessary and have
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"here's a live look near highway 100 in cedar rapids - that project coming to a close here soon. terry will another look at your weather first forecast when live at 5 comes back. first - a look at what's coming up new tonight at six. this is scott sanborn, why some iowa women say donald trump is the solution for change in america. and, a week of inspiration at the u-i as a way to welcome president bruce more, all new tonight on cbs 2
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i had that dream again -- that i was on the icelandic game show. like safe driver and paperless billing. but nobody knows the box behind the discounts. oh, it's like my father always told me -- "put that down. that's expensive." of course i save people an average of nearly $600, but who's gonna save me? [ voice breaking ] and that's when i realized... i'm allergic to wasabi. well, i feel better. it's been five minutes. talk about progress. [ chuckles ] okay. we upped the ante at culver's
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topped with spicy pepper jack cheese and jalape?o ranch. on a lightly buttered, toasted ciabatta roll. the perfect cheese for pepper jack is going to be creamy and mild, and it's really going to tone down the spiciness of the peppers. you're going to taste the cheese first, and then you're going to get just a little bit of warmth from the peppers. it's really good. a bold new flavor and only here for a limited time. mmmhmm.
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rockwell collins is joining up with iowa women lead change for the tenth anniversary conference. blackwell collins is joini with iowa women change. those involved with iowa women lead change are looking to inspire the next generation of women leadership. diane ramsey says it is symbolic that rockwell is a presenting sponsor because the company played a key role in getting them where it is today. the two date event will be held
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weather first forecast. forecast. that's cbs 2 news live at 5 . thank you for being with us today.we hope you'll join us right here again after the cbs
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. he's a race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. he's not a serious adult. i can't vote for donald trump given the things that he said. trump should not be supported. i believe he's disqualified himself to be president.
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the older we get, the more we measure quality of life by the numbers. so when washington politicians like rod blum keep voting to raise social security's retirement age to 70, it's time to pay attention. for years, he's pressed to privatize social security, risking seniors' guaranteed benefits on the stock market. and blum even supports cutting social security benefits. that's a plan for our seniors that doesn't add up for iowa. for the content of this message. gallagher: this type of disaster hits, it's like, "man, what do we do? where do we start?" after the flood, when we came in here, there was nothing left. there's no way we're gonna do this ourselves. people like monica vernon really fought to get the assistance that led to the recovery. it took vision. it took courage. there is a true community spirit. i don't think she asked anybody after the flood whether they were democrat or republican. she took the bull by the horns,
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captioning sponsored by cbs hillary clinton and donald trump go public with their latest medical exams. we have the details. also tonight, colin powell is hacked off. stolen e-mails reveal hi words for both trump and clinton. the cameras on the bus go snap, snap, snap, to catch drivers who don't stop for kids. >> i see this truck coming, and i expect him to stop, but he doesn't, and everything just goes into a blur. >> pelley: and he made this dog's day in august. a month after the rescue, a

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