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signs of recovery as floodwaters recede. and potential problems still facing the city. temperatures are cool. readings are about 5-10 degrees cooler than we were at this point yesterday things to and breezy north/northwest wind. winds out of the north northwest at 60 miles per hour and as we look at temperatures around the area to cora 55, line 57 and tama in waterloo checking in at 59 and the winds of the north we could see gusty's -- gusts approaching 20- 25 miles an hour. it's all because of the low pressure system bringing us clouds. we could see some sprinkles this afternoon. the clouds break up as we get into the overnight hours. as we get in tomorrow afternoon we should see sunshine but for today mostly cloudy and cooler with temperatures in the low to mid 60s and we are back to
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know what you can expect for the rest of the week. cedar rapids is now moving on to the next step in flood 2016. we are not out of the woods yet. as you can see the high water in these videos from our drone but the waters are going back into the cedar river basin and that is major. the major threat starting to fade. right now it will be several days before the real cleanup takes place. as cbs two news reporter joe huisinga tells us we could be going down stream. joke? >>reporter: as you said, we're still it major flood stage now the conversation is starting to turn to sandbag disposal and
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flood systems. right now the city is working on a plan to remove sandbags from residential properties to free of charge but they want people to be patient and have suggestions on how people can use them at their homes. it can be used for things like cleaning up oil spills and traction this winter. next week garbage service will be accepting two extra 35- gallon bags to help remove garbage that was not picked up during the last week. we've also been getting people asking why the city just doesn't use the temporary detection is more permanent system. a lot of the temporary protection doesn't have the proper materials for a permanent levy and some of the permanent levees in place already were letting water through during the high waters with the permit system we do not want to see anything like that happening. they want to rebuild the system with the proper materials and the proper oversight from the army corps of engineers in cedar
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joe huisinga. "cbs2 news at noon." the flood zones have been lifted and some areas. >> stephanie joins us live. >>reporter: some communities had to leave their homes and i'm standing on be avenue northwest residents had to leave their homes. you can look behind me. their homes placed with sandbags and they can come home reduced. originally it was for 20 feet and now it's 24 feet so people can come back home. about 2400 people will be able to come back to their homes and happens to be water in it please use for other residents who have not received the green light to go back to their homes...the city is wants the water to recede by three additional feet before letting others return
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corridor in cr covering the corridor in cr sj cbs 2 news. the linn county sheriff's office is still inside the evacuation zone -- --but that's not stopping them from moving on.crews this morning started to take down the barriers built to keep the water away.the building basement, but didnt have any significant damage.officials tell cbs 2 news it will likely take about two days to remove all the barriers from around the building.they started out damage. the water would start coming into this building. we know the water is at that level right now. starting to go down. the front of the building is the highest. we want to get the sheriff's office in opperation as
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news they hope they'll be back in business as early as friday. uncontaminated hesco barriers will be saved and stored for future use.uncontaminated sand will be recycled into the winter sanding supply. it's safe to say an island is not an ideal place to be in the middle of a major flood. cbs 2 news reporter connor morgan shows us how they fought back the water -- --at the linn county courthouse. courthouse. ll: for long-time residents of cedar rapids, this is a familiar sight. remisicent to these waters are pushing through the downtown threatening many of the area's most historic buildings. but as my mama always tells me, if you don't like something, send it back. looks like the city is taking her advice.pumps lining the cedar river are sending excess water from the basements of downtown buildings, like the courhtouse and city hall, back into the sending access water in downtown buildings back into the river. this is just one of the
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potential disaster. >> we put barriers around this building and our correctional center. we have 4000 tons of sand it took to fill the barriers. that equates to about 250 truckloads. >> the courthouse was ready for than that, but that's fine. we're always better to be overprepared than underprepare we are always better to be prepared than underprepared. we have protected the infrastructure for the public. >> it appears that downtown will get to the major flooding relatively unscathed. up next is recovery which for most which -- will be much easier than eight years ago. >> governor branstad is visiting the corridor to tour flood damaged areas. right now the governor is in
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governor will stop at the cedar rapids public library, where he will begin his tour of five seasons and be joined by the iowa national guard and homeland security and emergency management. cedar rapids police trying to figure out why someone was -- why someone shot and killed a 13-year-old girl yesterday girls in a neighbor's car, trying to stay about 7-50, police responded to calls saying the girl was about ten minutes later, officers arrested one man and two boys nearby.the victim was taken to university of iowa hospitals and clinics, where she died.a neighbor tells cbs 2 news she learned about the shooting from her grandchildren . "i come back and the girls is crying and crying. i'm like what is going on grandma our friend got shot. got shot where? got shot on the corner over here i said oh my goodness right around the
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sense."police have not released the names of the suspects.they say there is no >> police have not released the names of the suspects they say there is no longer a danger to the public. coming up right here. a live look at the commute and a big difference just half a day can make. we have not seen high temperature in the 60s. it looks like that streak will come to trend has us in the low to mid 60s by 4:00 p.m. temperatures will dip down to the mid-50s and we check the latest river levels and let you
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welcome back. i-380 at wilson avenue.
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during last night's commute -- and as you can see, it was stop and go on interstate 380 through downtown cedar rapids. downtown through interstate 380 and go on it was stop as you can see, last night's out during warrior was the cbs 2 road the cbs 2 road warrior was out during last night's commute -- and as you can see, it was stop and go on interstate 380 through downtown cedar rapids. the good news this afternoon, the inside lane of 380 is now back open to all traffic. ???????? joins me now with our
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you might have seen a music video being passed around from the local band four star fate. they performed on fox28 morning live this morning and i got to talk with them about their personal experiences that inspired the can see that full story tonight on cbs2 news live at 5.
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at noon, why some homeowners in the corridor decided to ignore warnings and stay in their homes, even as floodwaters crept closer. closer. t karma again?" "just wanna see if my score wanna check yours?" "scores don't change that much. i haven't changed." "oh really?" "they said business casual." "i love summer weddings!" "oh no." "yeah, maybe it is time. maybe i should check my credit score." "try credit karma. it's free." "oh woah. that's different."
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so what do the trade deals supported by congressman rod blum really mean for iowa? blum's deals are just one of the ways the biggest corporations rig the system oh, and don't forget-- these corporations shipping our jobs overseas? congressman blum voted to give them tax breaks. these guys hope you're not paying attention... so maybe you should. the deals blum makes in washington are bad for iowa. house majority pac
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while many people living in flood zones are staying with family and friends or
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zones are staying with family or friends or shelters, other homeowners decided to stick it out and not vampiric -- and did not evacuate. >> shannon smith talked about the decision they made in the face of another flood. >> we just started stacking sandbags. >>reporter: sandbags and silence. nearly all of the people just blocks away from the river are gone except for >> this is my home. i feel like i need to stay and protect it. >> she has put up an important message to thank everyone. >> if there's anything i can do to help save it or keep it from getting too flooded i want to be here to do that. >>reporter: gray says she is one of the few people still in
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voluntary evacuation was issued. >> many people from the neighborhood have been coming up to these high school barriers just trying to see where the river is and as you can see it is nearly touching the bottom of this rail bridge. >> i believe we will have some damage to the basement and maybe to some of the -- maybe to the furnace. even bother sandbagging his home. (brian johns, didn't evacuate)"it's my belief that if you sandbag, keep the water out, you got all the pressure pushing against the wall on the outside and nothing inside to push back the walls cave in."homeowners say they hope there's little damage.but they say they're keeping an eye out on their neighbor's homes too. "i feel like i should watch over everything and if i can contact somebody."for garay, she says it's something she hopes she won't have to do. covering the corridor in cedar rapids, shannon smith. kirkwood community college will be offering free bus
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students and staff members while the cedar rapids public transit is out of service.some stops include, the wilson avenue hy-vee and the j-c penney located at the westdale mall.the service will run through friday and times may vary depending on traffic.for a complete list of times and stops, go to our website c- b-s-2 iowa dot com. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon,the potential problem that now has one of the world's largest food manufacturers recalling more
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you've worked hard. retirement's within reach, but congressman blum wants to raise the retirement age to 70. blum: we've got to raise the retirement age. blum would make it harder, voting to cut social security and privatize medicare. blum would even deny social security to seniors until they're 70. i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message, because seniors have earned social security and medicare. a consumer alert right now, now,tyson foods is now recalling more than 130- we're back. -- a consumer alert. tyson foods recalling more than 130 pounds of cooked chicken nuggets. >> the usda said if you bought fully cooked panko chicken nuggets with the use by date of
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or bring it back. customer reported foreign material in the chicken. the usda said it may have come from hard plastic rod used to connect a transfer belt. 40 days away from the 2016 election. today more focus on the security of that election in november. james comey testified before the house judiciary committee this morning. only warned lawmakers that cyber registration databases. last month the fbi warned state governments hackers had successfully infiltrated the illinois state tort of elections and tried to reach election systems in arizona. >> comey defended his decision not to prosecute hillary clinton. this comes as clinton visits new hampshire with her former
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rival -- bernie sanders. she has a stop plan for des moines tomorrow. trump recorded polish americans in chicago. he is making his return to iowa. the republican candidate is appearing in a few hours and council bluffs. the latest poll released monday shows clinton and trump dead even at 38% support. gary johnson had 9% while green party jill stein was at 1%. the poll says 13% of voters are still undecided. brandon has a final look at your forecast but first a look
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here is the latest cedar
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the river has receded a little over a foot since the crest yesterday and according to the current forecast it will drop another 2.5 feet by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. keep in mind we are in major flooding above 16 feet at least through friday morning. low pressure leading to plenty of clouds and sprinkles four hour forecast. here is your forecast. we have not had high temperature months since july 2nd so we will break that streak today. clear skies and cool overnight. northwind at five-10 miles an hour. still looking at temperatures in the mid to upper 40s to near 50 around iowa city and washington. the good news is the next five or six days will be dry as temperatures at one to the upper 60s and low 70s to the
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so what do the trade deals supported by congressman rod blum really mean for iowa? blum's deals are just one of the ways the biggest corporations rig the system to make more money at the expense of iowa jobs. oh, and don't forget-- these corporations shipping our jobs overseas? congressman blum voted to give them tax breaks. these guys hope you're not paying attention... so maybe you should. the deals blum makes in washington are bad for iowa. rity pac
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>> ridge: i betrayed you. "betrayed" -- that's a big word. >> eric: what else would you call it, what you did to me? what you all did to me? you had a chance to support me, to come and witness me committing my life to another person, saying vows in front of god and family. family. there is no family. you weren't there. >> steffy: we did it because of quinn. we wanted you to see how we feel about her. >> eric: and what happened instead?


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