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residents and business owners. the latest flooded 2016 update coming up in terms of the river right now we do have the river below major flood stage. it is at 15.46 feet and is going to continue to fall. it is below major flood stage which is 16 p. flood stage is 12. it will be low 12 feet by sunday afternoon. that is good news as the river begins to recede. it will get ac levels by monday or tuesday of next week. in terms of the weather, it is cool and cloudy because of an area of low pressure that has moved closer to eastern iowa. that will continue to leading to cloudy skies and a chance for a few sprinkles here and there as this low pressure meanders over the area. it will be overhead through sunday and then will start to pull away. we will start to warm up a bit. i will let you know when you
and when we can expect warmer temperatures coming up and the four weather first forecast in just a bit. the city of cedar rapids recently had their final press conference for the 2016 blood. connor morgan joins us live to explain the city's focus going forward. >> reporter: the city of cedar rapids is officially in cleanup mode. as far as sandbags are concerned, residents have three options. they can keep them which is encouraged for future tickets at them outside on the curb and wait for the city to pick them up or they can drop them off at one of these sites. noelridge park open this morning at 7 am for drop-off and ellis park will open starting tomorrow at 7 am. what about those who can't take your sandbags to either site? the city will collect those for free starting october 10.
weeks. city officials recommend using your driveway if possible, giving of street between the curb and sandbags to allow storm runoff. as far as the press conference was concerned, everyone is echoing the same sentiments. the city and its people unite in times of divide. >> we always heard about being iowa nice. cedar rapids is certainly, iowa nice. but today and through this entire learning experience and this disas cedar rapids strong. >> reporter: the city is also trying to give as many people as possible opportunities to drop sandbags off. they are considering opening a third location which is rumored to be at kingston stadium. connor morgan, cbs2 news. if you are a business owner with sandbags there are
the first site is at the former sixth street alliant energy plants between kicker oats and cargo. the other site is at the parking light of the new bohemia in new-bo. businesses in the czech village can bring those to the parking lot behind shots on 16th avenue southwest. the final location is in kingston village parking lot under i-380. we have full list with directions on our website, cbs2iowa.com. four days interstate 380 has been the only way in town to cross the cedar river but other bridges will start to except for the 16th avenue bridge are now open but on a restricted basis. today, residents and business owners are allowed to start moving back in. the downtown bridges will reopen to everyone tomorrow at 7 am. >> we will open our roads and open our bridges. clear off as much as we can. make it the community easy to get around. again, keep in mind, there has
be careful driving round. there are workers and lots of act city and heavy equipment. exercise caution. >> if you're coming downtown to clean up our move back in, did not park on the street. parking rates are open at third and fourth avenues and the convention center is also open. visit it will resume is public transit system starting tomorrow. most i-380 ramps are now open remain closed both north and south exit leading drivers downtown are off limits. the northbound exit toward the czech village is also closed. a major road that is back up and now is edgewood road. the city reopened it thursday afternoon after crews were able to inspect the road and bridge. there are still some closures in place. we have list on our website, cbs2iowa.com. health experts want anyone working in the flood zone to keep a few things in mind
news anyone exposed to floodwaters should conduct a self check. bacteria and fungus in the water can easily get into your body through open cuts or wounds. doctors say you should watch -- wash cuts while working and if you deep one, get it checked out. be aware of self-care when you are helping out and do not do something that could put you in danger. >> if you're immunocompromised you want to avoid -- it's not the best place for you to be working even if you want to help. find other ways to help. if you are a chemotherapy present -- patient, look to preparation or financially. >> the doctor said if you are working in a damp area be aware of mold. where there is moderate, mold grows and people have different responses to exposure. the red cross has worked around the clock to deliver aid to those in need and are still working hard today. stephanie johnson is live at the red cross with their efforts. >> reporter: the red cross helped people before the flood,
i am standing next to carat and tammy. these ladies will tell me what they are doing to help people clean up after the floods. can you tell me about what you are doing? >> right now we still have people in our shelters at st. paul's united methodist and cedar hills community church we are working to help them get back to their homes. for us, up and down the river is about delivering enough supplies and making sure people are well fed and they are all that work which is extremely hard. >> reporter: it is. are you looking for people to donate or no? >> right now we are accepting monetary donations. that's the best way to donate to the american red cross. the easiest way is to go to red cross.org, call or text red cross 290999. >> reporter: we will put that link on our website later today. can you tell me about some of the monetary donations you have
from a lot of our community partners and individuals. in fact in a few minutes we will receive a monetary donation from next era energy. they are doing there's our team will present that team. the monetary donations always help because we do have folks that will need cleanup kits. one of the things i wanted to mention is we have 150 people helping the er our volunteers and staff. we have a lot of people on the ground. >> reporter: that is amazing. it's great. you need more monetary donations. if they want to donate they can go to united way. as for cleanup, what have you seen most people need other than cleaning supplies? >> i think our folks who were driving around in the vehicles
out, shovels and breaks. i think for the most part it is a lot of hard work for basements. it's not as terrifying as when you see the water go up to the roots of people's houses but there are still a lot of people across eastern iowa who need help in the coming days. >> reporter: last thing there's what do you want to say to the people of cedar rapids. >> we are so grateful for the support from across iowa. and cedar rapids -- this is my to see this committee pull together has been heartwarming. we feel blessed to be part of this community. >> reporter: anything you want to say? >> it is awesome to see people stand shoulder to shoulder and arm in arm helping one another. that truly is the blessing. >> reporter: thank you and tank does thank you. we are appreciative all that you have done. stephanie johnson, cbs2 news.
college park -- at college park court southwest in cedar rapids. police were called to the home after 2 am. crews rushed him to mercy medical center where he died an hour later. cedar rapids police are working to figure out what led to the stabbing. officers took several people into the department for questioning. so far they have not announced any arrests. police are withholding the name of the victim until the family can be n at the university of iowa the man who oversees ui health care is stepping down from his leadership role. jean robillard will remain as a faculty member of the department of pediatrics. he first came to the university in 2010 and became vice president of medical affairs in 27 -- 2007 he filled in as interim president for the current president took the job. federal investigators are beginning to piece together a timeline leading up to the train crash that killed one and
they are reviewing video taken 10 minutes before the train jumped barriers and slammed into a wall inside the hoboken terminal thursday. the crash is now causing a transit nightmare. i'm gonna be taking the bus in for the month of october just to kinda stay clear of all that the train's engineer, thomas gallagher, has been an engineer for 18 years. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, the competition for starbucks as a big time soda chain links up with a
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we saw the river fall below major flood stage which is 16 p. we are now at 15.46 feet and flood stage is 12 feet. we're still about 3.5 feet above that but we will be falling into and below flood stage by sunday afternoon. the river will continue to receive which is good news. life will be returning to normal and so will the river in the next couple of days. in terms of the weather we have an area of low pressure that has been plaguing our forecast for several days. yesterday it was further to the east. now it is moving further to the west and it is moving the clouds back into the area. that is leading to cloudy conditions outside and cooler weather and the a chance for a few showers and drizzle. this is the upper-level of the atmosphere.
upper levels. it will meander around and pull off to the east by late sunday into monday. that will allow for warmer air to move back into the area by monday. another area of low pressure will move closer to us by the middle of next week. that will be the next chance we see substantial rainfall, showers and thunderstorms. it's too soon to tell how much rainfall but it will be scattered activity. this weekend and today, overhead and we could see sprinkles here and there. those will mainly be along the mississippi. anything will be very light and brief in nature. as we head through the night we keep clouds. for friday night football, it will be cool. mostly dry but a stray shower will be possible. otherwise, just the clouds. into saturday, cloudy skies once again. that low pressure stays
light rainfall and then it will start to move out and we will keep the clouds through saturday night. by sunday we will start to see clearer skies. for the game kickoff, on the cool side, 62 at 11:00. we could have a stray shower possible. we are going to continue to see a warming trend after. temperatures in the 60s today and tomorrow in the afternoons. lows in the 50s. a high near 70 on sunday with more sunshine. then we get back into the 70s. 75 by tuesday with a chance for showers and storms by wednesday and thursday. if you are starting to see any changes outside, send us your pictures. we have this one from our engineer, jenn. outside of her house she is starting to see colors change. if you want to send your pictures you can do so by sending those to
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every year - millions of pounds of food is thrown away. and alot of that waste comes from restuarants.a new app is on the market to help fight that problem. rylee carlson explains how welcome back. every year millions of pounds of food is thrown away and a lot of that waste comes (nats up - we've got two corn salads")at closing time in this london restaurant - >> over here are sweet corn
time in this london restaurant there are always leftovers. >> lettuce which we use for skewers. that will go to waste. >> reporter: the owner found a way to save the extra food while saving customers some cash. >> i'm trying to fight food waste everyday. were >> reporter: that is where the new app comes in. near the end of the date restaurants post left of her meals online at a deep discount >> facing the value back onto food is something that should be eaten and not thrown away. a lancaster is coming to order they have choice. come in here to order they do have a choice - it might not sold for the day. these diners took away a skewer and decide for less than four dollars. that is less than 50% off. >> assault on social media. it looked interesting. >> reporter: customers can also donate $1.30 through the app. that extra cash goes toward feeding those less fortunate. >> is about saving the planet and helping fellow man and
>> reporter: he said more users would keep more food from being thrown out and will help boost profits a bit too. right now that app is only available in european countries but they are thinking a launch could come to the u.s. in months. coming up, new technology that could put a babysitter out that could put a babysitter out of woman: huh. congressman blum is a tea party member. woman: blum voted to cut social security. we've got to raise the retirement age. woman: blum would raise the retirement age to 70. then there's monica vernon... a hardworking mom. started a small business while raising three daughters. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. monica vernon gets it.
f-c-c abruptly canceled plans to vote on a plan requiring cable welcome back. the fcc abruptly canceled plans to vote on a plan requiring cable companies to offer free streaming apps. the fcc had argued the plan would save americans hundreds of dollars on cable box rentals and give consumers more options. he said the plan still needs more discussion. cable companies oppose the new rules. backstop is hitting record
this slide comes after the u.s. justice department bind germany's biggest bank $14 million to settle investigations related to sales of mortgage securities. this morning the banks ceo sent robot... watch your kids? check out i-pal... it's a three foot tall robot... that can sing, dance and play games. the inventors say parents can watch and chat with their kids remotely... using a smartphone. the shelves this easter! a strike at the peeps kitchen is now over. about 400 people have agreed to return work... because there's been progress in contract negotiations. rebecca has a final look at your cbs 2 weather first forecast next...but first here's a look at today's market.
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the ryder cup starts today -- where america's top golfers will square off welcome back. the ryder cups today. this is for america's golf golfers will square up. justin rose are in a henrik stenson or in the opening. this is funny. yesterday a fan made national headlines after he was heckerling european golfers practicing their putting on the green. since then him, the fan onto the course. the bat him $100 he could not make the putts. david johnson from north dakota walked calmly up to the ball and sunk the shot. johnson said he was shocked the golfers acknowledged him. they signed the $100 bill for him. they also signed three golf balls for him and gave that to
all these people are watching and there are cameras. you have to sinks the shot. because you are heckerling them. >> that's pretty impressive. he did a calmly. he must've been pretty confident in his skills. we have other sports going around, mainly football. for friday night football kickoff, 63 degrees around 7:00. we could have a stray shower but otherwise it will be cloud and cool. tomorrow for iowa's homecoming game. 62 degrees at kickoff with temperatures rising. a stray shower is also possible. otherwise, as we head into the rest of next week we will start a warming trend with sunshine sunday and monday. a string there's a chance for showers and thunderstorms increase wednesday and thursday. on tuesday we get into the mid- 70s. we will see you tomorrow. those of you tell getting out at the homecoming game, we will be there.
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?? ? >> quinn: what happened? tell me. what's wrong with my husband? why is he still unconscious? >> ridge: don't tell her anything. she shouldn't even be in this room. >> quinn: i have every right to know, ridge. i'm his wife. >> steffy: if it weren't for you, my grandfather wouldn't be lying here. >> quinn: steffy, whatever happened to your grandfather is not my fault. of course this is your fault. you fractured my entire family! look at him. >> ridge: okay. >> steffy: look at my grandfa-- [ sobs ] >> ridge: he had a brain hemorrhage. >> quinn: brain -- how bad? >> rick: we don't know yet.