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tonighghis the tonight is the final republican debate of the year, year,as we are fast approaching the caucus seon. season.donald trump wiwi again be center stage tonight in las vegas, but ted cruz will also be in the spotlight.the texas senator is challenging trump here in iowa.the two have gotten along for months, but that could change tonight.the billionaire didn't go after cruz by name last night, but did say the primetime bout would likely turn messy, saying he's expecting to be attacked.the debate featuring the top nine candidates will begin at 7-thirty, the undercard event with the next four, starts at 5. a new poll shows just how close the race at the top is. according to numbers from quinnipiac university donald trump and texas senator ted cruz are separated by only a point.trump is at 28-percent, cruz trump is at 28-percent,
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trump at 25, and cruzt 23. florida senator marco rubibi rounds out the top three with 14-percent. on the democratic side, front runner hillary clinton is holding her lead in iowa.but according to a new des moines register - bloomberg poll, her lead is shrinkingngclinton is only nine points ahead of vermont senator bernie sanders. martin o'malley has just four- percent support.sanders made a number of stops in eastn iowa over the weekend.clinton is scheduleleto visit iowa city and masononity morrow. iowa governor terry branstad is now officially the longest serving governor in u-s history. history.to cap off that milestone, more than a thousand people attended a celebration in s honor last night.the night included a discussion with the governor, where he talked about his more than 7-thousand days in office. he spoke about his iowa work ethic he got from growing up on a farm, and evenenow he ed to be a democrat until he got to college.branstad says that's when a friend invited him to a college republicans meeting. "and the speaker that night
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named chuck grassley. so the first republican meeting i went to chuck grassley was the speaker and i've been an active republican ever since." since."branstad admitted he acacally grew up in a family of democrats, but was able to get his mom to switch parties when he ran for the state house. president obama is in the midst of a week-long push to toexplain his strategy for stopping isis.he met with his top military advisors at the pentagon monday, and is attending a national counter- terrorism center laterthis week. week.the president says the u-s and d s allies are hitting the terror group harder than ever.he cited ramped up attacks not only by the u-s, but france, and the addition of air strikes carried out by great britain.despite what the president sees as progresssshe admimi it doesn't always look like that so far away from the battlefield. "we recognize that progress needs to keep coming faster. just as the united states is doing re in this fight, just as our allies france, germany,
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australia, and italy are doing more, so must others." president obama is calling on the muslim community to become more active in the fight against extremism and radicalization. new this morning, saudi arabia is looking to answer the president's call. the state-run saudi press agency said the country will head an islamic military alliance to fight terrorism. the alliance will consist of 34-muslim nations that include pakistan, turkey and ypt.but saudi arabia's regional rival, iran, is not participating. an update into the san bernardino mass shooting investigation the f-b-i is now gathering together t t electronic history left by the two killers. killers.u-s law enforcement officials now say tashfeen malik's social media postings promoting jihad were written under a pseudonym.her privacy settings only allowed a small circle of friends to see the posts.that means they probably wouldn't have been found, even if u-s authorities had
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of malik's visa application process. ofofcials also ve new details of a search in a lake a few miles from where the shooting took place.they said two of four cell phones belonging to malik and her husband, syed farook, showed the coup was near the lake before the shooting.but divers didn't find anything. an american soldier held captive by the taliban for years is now facing a court-martial. martial.army sergeant bowe bergdahl was part of prison swap.the u-s t tded five former taliban leaders held in guantanamo for his safe return. now, sergeant bergdahl's attorney says he will face charges of desertion and misbavior before the enemy. if convicted in a military court, bergdahl could face a sentence of up to life in prison. at the capitol, capitol,more details could be released sometime today on a gornment-wide spenenng bill and tax package e at would extend dozens of tax breaks. negotiators from congress and the white house are closing in on the 1-point-1 trillion dollar deal.house speaker paul ryan said late last night that
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victories for both parties.a vote on the bills could come as early as the end of the week. new drone registratrion rules are being laid out by the f-a-a. f-a-a.owners will have to register their aircrafts on a new website which goes live next monday.current drone owners will have two months to register.new owners will have to register the gadget's before they take flight.the government created the new rules after several aiairts reported drones flying close to runways and jets.there have beenno collisions though. owners will also have to pay a five-dollar fee, but that fee will be waived during the first 30 days. we've been talking about these unseasonably warm temperatures. some have been enjoying them, but others...not so much. forever green in coralville tells cbs 2 news that the white snow, can really turn into green for their company. they're a landscapping business but also do snow removal. the owner says she'd rather she her snow removal employees busy in their trucks. meanwhile the d-o-t is saving alot of resourceceby *not having to remove any snow, and
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from *you, the taxpayer, as well. tim zeimet, coralville dot garage highway maintenance supervisor18:59:42 everyday we can get by wititut having a snow storm is just money in our pocket that we can save the public and use that money for other uses. uses.d-o-t staff say since they aren't out dealing with snow or salting the roads, that's allowed them more time for other projects, like filling potholes. it's after the break on cbs 2 this morning...we introduce you to two iowa city guys who've put their heart into a new local business. the product you might want to start addg in
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there's a new local business in iowa city that seems to be supplying the entire town with a new health food! food!i stopped by their kitchen to see how the food is made, but ended up realizing how much passion they have e r iowa city.take a look. look. "machine go" (grrrrr machine noises)kelly: in a world where being health conscious is the new trend, two university of iowa graduates arright on
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the old capitol food company. their product is organic, high protein, easily digestable, low fat, and low cholesterol. jake: tofu is great!kelly: after meeting at@u-i, jake gratzonand matt mesasaswanted to create a business for iowa city that nobody had ever seen before.jake: for us it's really about putting something out there that has meaning and the best way we know to do that was to do someththg that came from our hearts that we came up with.kelly: their love for staying local is even in their name.jake: we didn't want to do a name that people wouldn't recognize or that didn't tell our story because our concept is to be pt of this community. to stay here. kelly: all of their ingredients come from a local farm. the scraps from the beans they use go to a local pig farmer, who uses it as feed and their product is sold at many local businesses.jake: pretty much if yoyouse tofu, we've talked to you.kelly: jake and matt breathe, sleep and literally eat tofu. its just the two of them making *and delivering the product. ana making tofu is not easy. they've gone to great lengths to make sure their product is
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we use all reverse jake: we use all reverse osmosis water. kelly: lifting, pouring, stirring, making sure the weights, measurements and increments are just right, and flipping.jake: a lot of flipping.kelly: all of their equipment was their equipment was built by their hands.jake: this bubble effect is our signature look here. we get that from our baskets which we designed ourselves.kelly: jake grew up eating tofujaja: my parents were part of the parents were part of the parents were part of the hippie food generation.kelly: but they know it's not in the week night rotation for everyone.jake: first time trying tofu! (show kelly trying tofu) (butt to ) kelly: it tastes like cheese!kelly: they look forward to the community sampling their product and learning how to cook with it.we love being part of the iowa city community. we see so much growth and change around here we're so glad to be part of it and be accepted in to the community the way we have. there are a ton of steps involved in making tofu, i wish i had the time to explain
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is essentially the protein extracted from a soybean. it's now on this morning.coming up next... next...how new technology is giving movie lovers another option when theyeyon't want to deal with p pked theaters.
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- it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ the next big thing could make a movie theatre a thing of the past. past.it's a little box that brings the movie, right to your home.horace holmes shows us how a maryland company, is
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in a tiny office in a highrise building in the rockville towncenter..that houses the inovation center.that's what goes on here. innovationtwo montgomery county men toil to unlock what they believe will be the future of the way all of us consume entertainment.this is the next revolution absolutely a revolution? maybe. it was gihan'n'idea now he and his partner sergio have innovated a system they call xcinex that.. allows content owner to stream content to your home and at the same time detects the number of viewers in the roomthey say it will allow subscribers to watch first run movies in your home instead of a movie theater...oror a broadway play because you live in california, or you live in play because or a broadway theater.r.ormovie instead of a your home instead of a your home instead of a movie theater...oror a broadway play because you live in california, or a fashion show in milan.live as it'sshow in milan.live as it's happening. it works like this.you are in your living room with three of your friends and you purchase
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movie...and press playas soon as it detected there was more than one vivier in here it stops the movie and tells us we need to purchase more ticketsxcinex is one of scores of fledgling companies that are part of that are part of montgomery county's effort to help build businesses that can help everyday life in the future.that's our job to create businesses, create jobs and benefit the people of montgomeryrycounty.for sergio and gihan feel their innovation will benefit everyone...when it's released
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itit coming up later... later...the turn-out for last night's premier for the new star wars film in los
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jogger has given a tv station some major press. press.in chicago a reporter intervrvwed ethan renoe about the unseasonably warm winter as he was running shirtless sunday. sunday.the video got more than 27 thousand likes and more than 17 thousand shares.social media houous found him on facebook and he's gotten all kinds of friend requests. people have been trying to get dates with him!and ladies guess what he said he is looking for love. it's when we come back... back...how the iowa d-w-t is using star wars to stress
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...an iowa woman's death takes a turn as police find more important information. a new study reveals a link between autism and a drug taken by the expecting mothers. the approach some students in cedar rapids are taking to put some stereo-types to rest. i-380 at h avenue northeast welcome to cbs two this morning...and i'm kelly d'ambrosio.
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let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather
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the shooting death of a waterloo woman is now being investigated as a murder. murder.michelle key was found de in a house in hampton. hampton police say they got a call on sunday night about a suicidal rson in the home, but after scanning the scene, believed there may have been foul play involved.police say key's boyfriend, ronald rand is now under arrest and arged with first degree murder. a corridor teen was killed in a possible hit and run. run.an iowa state police officer found 18-year-old
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urbana, at about seven monday at abouteven monday morning on a street near campus.the ofofcer performed c-p-r on her until medics arrived, but she later died at the hospital. authorities believe she was hit by a vehicle that left the scene.right now there are no suspects or r any witnessese officials are checking security cameras to see if they captured the incident. in iowa city, police are asking for your help to solve an attempted robbery. robbery.investigators sent cbs 2 news a surveillance photo of the suspect.the department says officers were called to the kum and go on south & riverside drive at about 11 o'clock monday morning.that's where a a victim told police a man attacked him and tried to steal a bank bag.the suspect ran away after he was unable to steal it.anyone with information is asked to called crime stoppers at 058-tips. jury deliberaraons will continue today todayin the first of six trials related to the death of freddie gray in baltimore.
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involuntary manslaughter charges in connection to gray's death in apriri prosecutors say porter saw gray was injured, and ignored his cries for medical attention.closing arguments wrapped up monday and the jury began deliberating but have not reached a verdict yet. bill cosby is now countersuing seven of his accusers.the group is among around 50 women who have acced the comedian of rape or unwanted sexual contact.cosby is accusing them of making false accusations for financial gain. a follow up from san antonio texas texasa former assistant high school football coach has pleaded guilty to assault for this attack on a referee by two of his players.mack breed was sentenced to 18 months of probation and fined 15-hundred dollars, and will also forfeit his texas teaching rtificate permanently.the two players said they hit the ref after breed told them too, accusing him of using racial slurs.but the referee denied those claims.
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big concerns for expecting mothers. mothths.new data out of canada suggests the risk of autism nearly doubles for children whose mothers take anti- depression drugs including prozac or zolofthile pregnant.while the risk doubles, experts say it's ill just a one e two percent risk overall.doctors say this needs to be handled on a case-by-case basis because the risks of depression can be devastating. over the years i've worked with many obstetricians and we have to decide for each person what the risk/benefit ratio is. is.doctors say you should *never* stop taking anyny prescribed medications on your own.the best advice, talk to your doctor about any questions or concerns you might have. some holiday spirit will put food on the table for thousands in johnson county. county.iowa citytymamar pro-tem susan mims helped volunteers distribute meals at the iowa city crisis center on monday. those there say it is great to give back. "it's a very exciting time if
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ey're having a holiday and they want to celebrate that with they're family and even if they're not that they can't normally have access to." to."the johnson county crisis centererays the need for food in johnson county continues to grow.a 20 dollar donation helps them purchase a complete holiday meal for a family in need. a group of students at franklin middle school l in cedar r rapids are hoping to break down stereo-ptypes. ptypes.the 7-th and 8-th graders call themselves trendsetters and meet every monday night to talk about life, and struggles they face. davena johnson -- the teacher who started the class -- says the idea started after the ferguson protests in missouri. she says her goal for the class is simple. davena 10:01:49 "to be the best that they can be ando nolet somebody else's views, some stereotypepethemselves, their parents, anything else get in their way." way."ms. johnson says she's still deciding whether she'll contntue memeing with the current group while they're in
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one with incoming 8-th graders. disgraced baseball great pete rose will not be reinstated by major league baseball anytime soon. soon.l-b commissionererrob manfred told rose on monday that his lifetime ban for betting on baseball won't be lifted.he says rose has yet to accept full resnsibility for his mistakes.rose is major league baseball's all-time leader in hits,s,nd is nsidered one of the league's greatest league's one of the considered one of the league's greatest players.the ban makes him ineligible for induction into the baseball hall of fame. and last night, star wars: the force awakens premiered in los angeles.the stars of episode seven lined the red carpet and were excited to finally debut the to finally debut the highly anticipated ffm.the movie will open in theaters for fans on friday with an early showing on thursday.fans have already snapped up more then 50-million-dollars in adadnce ticket sales.we checked with the weherenberg theater in cedar rapids and the coral ridge theater in
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locations say there are still plenty of tickets for opening weekend. and the force is strong in iowa.five star wars themed messages appeared on the d-o-t's network of electronic billboards through out the state on monday. monday.we told you a few months ago how every monday these signs have memeages for drivers to try to cut down on risky driving.here in cedar rapids, the messages included, "awaken your inner force, focus on the road" and "the force es strong with you, put down the phone." it's still ahead... ahead...the updates president obama gave monday regarding the war against isis.
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here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... a cedar rapids company is s doing more than just going solar.next gen climate's fifty by thirty campaign urges iowans to use fifty percent clean energy by the year 2030. van meter says as an employee owned company, they want their electrical products like solar panels - to have a generational impact.the company says it's a chance to help them educate otrs beyond just a state level gas prices in iowa are steady to art the week.gas buddy dot com puts the average price
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dollars even.that's a cent higher than yesterday, and the same priceas a week ago. two-dollars is also the national average.in cedar rapids - gas prices can be found for as low as a dollar-77. in oelwein, police officers will be lending a helping hand to those in need this holiday season.thanks to a donation frfr an oelwein lice department employee, officers will be handing out a hundred 20-dollar food a hundred 20- dollar food gift cards.the cards will be given to people who the officers know are in need.they also got referrals frfr the northeasascommunity action center. good morning, it's on this morning, we'll have another look at some of today's top stories, $- right after this. cbcb2 news connects with the corridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at cbs2iowa.comor connect with us
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paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms.
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bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they s suld be. he's a rock.
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- it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ i-380 at u-s 30 north tonight is the northi-380 at u-s 30 north tonight is the final republican debate of the year, year,as we are fast approaching the caucus season. season.donald trump will again be center stage tonight in las vegas, but ted cruz will also be in the spotlight.the texas senator is challenging trump here in iowa.the two haha gotten along for r nths, but that could change tonight.the billionaire didn't go after cruz by name last night, but
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would likely turn messy, saying he's expecting tobe attacked.the debate featuring the top nine candidates will begin at 7-thirty, the undercard event with the next four, starts at 5. a new poll shows just how close the race at the top is. according to numbers fromom innipiac univererty donald trump and texas senator ted cruz are separated by only a point.trump is at 28-percent, cruz 27.a november poll had trump at 2 2 and cruz at 23. florida senator marco rubio rounds out the top three with 14-percent. on the democratic side, front runner hillary clinton is holding her lead in iowa.but according to a new des moines register - bloomberg poll, her lead is shrinking.clinton is only nine points ahead of vermont senator bernie sanders. martin o'malley has just four- percent support.sanders made a number of ststs in eastern iowa over the weekend.clinton is scheduled to visit iowa city and mason city tomorrow. iowa governor terry branstad is now officially the longest
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history.to cap off that milestone, more than a thousand people attended a celebration in his honor last night.the night included a discussion with the governor, where he talked about his more than 7-thousand days in office. he spoke about his iowa work ethic he got from growing up on a farm, and even how he used to be a democrat until he got to college.branstad says that's when a friend invited him to a college republicans meeting. "and the speaker that night was a state representative named chuck grassley. so the first republican meeting i went to chuck grassley was the speaker and i've been an activeverepublican ever since." since."branstad admitted he actually grew up in a family of democrats, but was able to get his mom to switch parties when he ran for the stste house. president obama is in the midst of a week-long push to toexplain his strategy for stopping isis.he met with his top military advisors at the pentagon monday, and is attending a national counter-
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week.the president says the u-s and its allies are hitting the terror group harder than ever.he cited ramped up attacks not only by the u-s, but france, and the addition of air strikes carried out by great britain.despite what the president sees as progress, he admits it doesn't always look like that so far away from the battlefield. "we recognize that progress needs to keep coming faster. nenes to keep coming faster. just as the united states is doing more in this fight, just as our allies france, germany, and the united kingdom, australia, and italy are doing more, so must others." president obama is calling on the muslim community to become more active in the fight against extremism and radicalization. new this morning, saudi arabia is loloing to answererhe president's call. the state-run saudi press agency said the country will head an islamic military alliance to fight terrorism. the alliance will consist of 34-muslim nations that include
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saudi arabia's regional rival, iran, is not participating. an update into the san bernardino mass shooting investigation thf-b-i is now gatheriri together the electronic history left by the two killers. killers.u-s law enforcement officials now say tashfeen malik's social media postings promoting jihad were written under a pseudonym.her privacy settings only allowed a small circle of friends to see the posts.that means they probably wouldn't have been found, even if u-s authorities had reviewed social media as part of malik's visa application process. officials also gave new details of a search in a lake a few miles from where the shooting took place.they said two of four cell phones belonging to malik and her husband, syed farook, showed the couple was near the lake before the shooting.but divers didn't find anything. an american soldier held captive by the taliban for five years is now facing a court-martial. martial.army sergeant bowe bergdahl was part of a prison swap.he's accused of deserting
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in 2009.the u-s traded five former taliban leaders held in guantanamofororis safe return. now, sergeant bergdahl's attorney says he will face charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. if convicted in a military court, bergdahl could face a sentence of up to life in prison. at the capitol, capitol,more details could be released sometime today on a government-wide spending bill and tax package that would extend dozens of tax breaks. negotiators from congress and the white house are closing in on the 1-point-1 trillion dollar deal.house speaker paul ryan said late last night that the bills would contain victories for both parties.a vote on the bills could come as early as the end of the week. new drone registratrion rules are being laid out by the f-a-a. f-a-a.owners will have to register their aircrafts on a new website which goes live next monday.current drone owners will have two months to register.new owners will have to register r e gadgeges before they take flight.the government created the new rules after several aiports
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to runways and jets.there have been *no collisions though. owners will also have to pay a fifi-dollar fee. it's now when we come back, we'll take a look at the top three stories you need to know on this tuesday morning. morning. now here's a look at the top three stories you need to know
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the now here's a look at the top three stories you need to know today. today.night the final series of *20-15 republican debates will take place in las vegas. the debate featuring the top nine candidates will begin at 7-thirty, the undercard event with the next four, starts at 5. at the capitol, more details could be released sometime today on a government-wide spending bill and tax package
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tax breaks.negotiators from congress and the whitehouse are closing in on the 1-point-t-trillion dollar deal. a vote on the bills could come as early as the end of the week. as president obama tries to explain his strategy for defeating isis, saudi arabia announced they're heading an islamic military alliance to fight terrorism.the alliance will consist of 34-muslim nations that include pakistan, turkey and egypt.but saudi arabia's regional rival, iran,
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good morning. s the tuesday, december 15th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning" a. high stakes showdown in las vegas qs just hours away. how will donald trump take on ted cruz? and taking the fight to isis. charlie d'agata is inside syria, where american forces are calling for more power. a force inside hollywood, a galaxy of stars turns out for
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