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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the corridor play put on hold over a casting controvery. the delay for one of the most anticipated construction projects in iowa city. the corridor partnership making sure first responders are always ready to help. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry. let's get a check of our cbs 2
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theater cedar rapids is postponing its production of the play "tribes".
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spoke out against a casting cho. choice.cbs 2 news has been following the controversy for more than a week now.the play features a lead character who is deaf.leaders at t-c-r chose a person who can hear to play the part when they say no deaf actors auditioned.after speaking with members of the deaf community -- the theatre said they could have done more -- and now they're trying to reschedule the play. developing right now -- we still don't know about the future of an iowa city home designed to look like kinnick stadium.last night -- city leaders postponed a decision on the home until next week. the plans for the 75-hundred square foot home have brick siding and a replica of the stadium's press box.in july -- neighbors filed an appeal complaining about the home's size -- saying it is a tailgating venue.discussion about the home will continue next wednesday. iowans against the bakken pipeline are now calling on president obama to stop construction.there have been clashes between security teams and protesters in other states.
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opponents say the dakota access pipeline is threatening protected land and waters in iowa.last week -- the white house ordered a temporary halt to construction to review the pipeline's impact on tribal lands.an iowa group delivered 30-thousand signatures yesterday to the department of justice calling for an end to the multi-billion dollar project. the deparment of justice must investigate the injustices of this pipeline, they must review all of the permits that cover this pipeline and that means the army corps of engineers nationwide permit as well as the 408 permit they gave on the missouri river. river.a dakota access spokesman said in an internal memo that the pipeline is designed to meet all safety and environmental regulations. earlier this year -- governor branstad said he would order state troopers to protect workers after construction equipment was vandalized in central iowa. new this morning -- police in ohio shot and killed
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while responding to an armed robbery.the call involved several suspects -- and police were chasing them into an alley when they say the boy pulled a gun from his waistband.they found out later that it was only a b-b gun.the suspect -- tyree king -- died overnight at a hospital. also in ohio -- the site where 12-year-old tamir rice was shot and killed now has a new look.crews took down the gazebo where the boy was shot by police.rice was holding a pellet gun when officers arrived. -- the gazebo has served as a memorial -- but the city still plans to memorilize tamir at that location -- several people have suggested a stone memorial. a kindergartner in new jersey was found with nearly 30 packets of heroin in his lunch box.now -- police want to know exactly how he got them. them.a teacher at international academy of trenton said the child kept playing with what looked like a candy wrapper -- until she realized it was a packet of heroin.the child was rushed to
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so far -- no arrests have been made. lawmakers and several media outlets are now joining forces to combat opioid addiction. addiction.lawmakers and broadcasters on capitol hill announced a partnership to bring better awareness to the issue with public service announcements and news coverage.one senator compared the effort to nancy reagan's 1980s "just say no to drugs" campaign. "this is the continuation of that legacy of telling the american people about the terrible co addiction and this new opioid problem that we are facing." "it's not a democrat killer, a republican killer. it's a bipartisan killer. it's a silent killer." congress passed a comprehensive bill over the summer to give more resources to address the opioid epidemic. today -- democratic presidental nominee hillary clinton will be back on the campaign trail after a taking a few days off while battling pneumon. pneumonia.on wednesday -- clinton's campaign released her medical records -- and her doctor called her healthy and
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of the united states.her doctor said that aside from this bout with pneumonia -- her most recent physical exam was normal.former president bill clinton headlined a campaign event she was supposed to be at in las vegas. (former president bill clinton) "i just talked to her, she's feeling great, and i think she'll be back out there tomorrow. so i - it's a crazy time we live in where people think there's something unusual about getting the flu. next time i checked, last time i checked millions of people we're getting it every year." year."clinton's health has been front and center since she was seen stumbling into her vehicle after leaving a 9/11 ceremony early on sunday. donald trump shared the results of a physical during a taping of the doctor oz show. they discussed campaign weight gain -- and doctor oz said that trump was slightly overweight at 236 pounds.trump told the talk show host he would like to lose about 15 pounds.he takes medication to control his blood pressure and cholesterol.the statement said that even with a family history of alzheimer's --
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neurological disease. iowa women backing donald trump say the republican presidential candidate -- is the key to getting change. change.they rallied in front of the iowa state capitol wednesday -- announcing their new coalition for trump. lieutenant governor kim reynolds and house speaker linda upmeyer say trump empowers women -- and champions working families and raising kids well.they say his new affordable childcare plan is a promising solution to a huge expense for many families. trump's plan proposes new savings accounts so can set aside money for tuition and childcare. "millions of working class families spend an enormous amount of their income each year - often exceeding the cost of rent, a mortgage, even college tuition." tuition."the clinton campaign says trump's words on the campaign trail show he is hateful and offensive toward women.their campaign launched a group called "iowa women win" last month -- with more
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democratic presidential candidate. that brings us to our question of the day.who do you think is the more transparent presidential candidate?to weigh in - click the question link on the homepage of cbs-2-iowa-dot-com. the cedar rapids fire department is working with the university of iowa to help their firefighters meet training requ. requirements.if you drove by the central fire station wednesday on first avenue -- theres a chance you saw this vehicle.inside -- the university's emergency medical services medical emergency medical services reso center has a mannequin that can adapt to different situations -- and can breathe -- have a pulse and have an i-v. "it's a little nicer than just being in the classroom setting where we just talk about things. they're able to take the things that they learn in the classroom every month and apply them to real life scenari" scenarios."more than 140 cedar rapids fire fighters take the training running from wednesday to friday a neighboring fire department -- --is getting national attention. the marion fire department is one of 160-
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to get the 20-15 life safety achievement award.the department is being recognized for having effective and active programs that teach about fire prevention.it's also being recognized for no fire deaths last year. it's and right now in it's de. degrees.just ahead...the latest information before today's corridor murder trial gets started.
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this weekend - kids in the corridor will be able to attend a special event - with a variety of ballon games. cbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson is live in iowa city with a pre.
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live in ... stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news.
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it's now on this morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.after the break...the key part of iowa's offense that makes gary dolphin think the hawkeyes will do just fine
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welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your??????? your??????? here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... right now -- two people have been charged after a brawl near the downtown cedar rapids public library.police tell cbs
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a fight at greene square -- which then moved to the front of the library.one person was pepper sprayed during the incident.no one else was hurt. a new program series is underway at the university of iowa.my iowa story is part of u-i's week of inspiration celebrating milestones in research and education.for the next few days -- people will share their u-i experiences. the free series runs through thursday from five to seven each day around campus. in the corridor is getting a major financial boost.the iowa big school in cedar rapids was awarded one million dollars. the school helps young entrepreneurs get their big ideas off the ground.school leaders say the million dollar grant will help many youth in the corridor for years to come. even without josey jewell for most of game one -- even without desmond king tallying
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shined so far in 2016....but on saturday -- their toughest task to date comes to town -- and it's not just because it's "the next game." reigning f-c-s champs north dakota state lost a lot to graduation -- and have gone to overtime their first two games this year -- but the offense has simply reloaded... reloaded..."5 seems to be there number... 5 time defending champion, 5 straight wins over d-1 opponents... you think that has iowa's attention? o the coaching staff's attention? i think it does. and carson wentz is gone, i got that, but easton stick is a pretty good quarterback. they've been giving up a lot of points and a lot of yards... so i like iowa's chances to move the ball and score points, but this will be a really good test for the iowa defense."three weeks into the season -- there's still sixty-six high school football teams left unbeaten in the state. but then there's libson -- they've yet to give up a point and -- as pat moroney
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point? they're trying to prove.. prove...lisbon football - has a clear identity defense first - we need to have that - that's what starts things off in games defense is where you start - and then your offense comes - so i think when we're playing good and we're on a roll it just keeps flowing throughout the game and we all have a good time timeon defense - they're having a great time - three games - three shutouts for a lions "d" that has eleven players - i think a lot of it's communication - talking - getting people in the right places when we need to be i think it's part of our hustle - as a team we definitely communicate well - and we keep working together and when this unit ?does? face some adversity - they'll tackle that too it's just something kinda cool to look at right now - but when we get scored on - we've gotta keep our heads up shutting people out is just a statistic - we feel like the
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somebody's gonna score on us - and it's not about how many people we shut out - it's about how we respond respondi mean it's a good accomplishment - but looking ahead - we're gonna get scored on - it's not a big thing to us - we're not gonna dwell that we haven't been scored on - we've gotta come out and play - because some team's gonna score on us and it's gonna be how we bounce back in lisbon - pat moroney - - cbs two sports...kirkwood going for their thirteenth straight win tonight.... hosting ellsworth tonight... opening set point -- erica armstrong -- knocks that one out of this world -- as the eagles take the first set 25-14...struggled out of the gate in madsy richards not letting the panthers get any ideas -- cuts the lead to one....then took their first lead thanks to margaret micka -- get out of town! -- kirkwood takes it in three sets... cbs-2 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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police chases are nothing new in los angeles -- but this next one is certainly one of the most unique.it all started just before 11 at night when l-a-p-d started chasing a d-u-i suspect. suspect.the targeted car is that red pretty slowly.she already turned her lights off to try to get away from the police -- and then seemed like she was going to pull behind a car to stop.police pulled up -- she drove away.she stopped five times throughout the chase -- really just toying with police. she was eventually arrested about an hour after the chase
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good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in coming up next...the best spot to catch thursday night football for the next several w. weeks.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve th n the generals do. john mccain, a war hero. he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think...
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the gruesome testimony prosecutors say proves one corridor man is guilty of murder. the two big corridor construction projects moving along right before fall starts. the latest major sporting events to leave north carolina over it's controversial bathroom law. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry. let's get a check of our cbs 2
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the murder trial for a benton county man will continue in just hours.david miller is accused of killing sabrina hustad janish in october.yesterday -- jurors were given a video tour
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could see pools of blood in a trailer and splatters of blood on the wall. the lead investigator in miller's case walked them through the scene before it was processed -- but the defense questioned the investigator -- asking if he was thorough enough. "the footprints or the lack of taking pictures or the lack of taking impressions of everyone who comes in contact with that area, i don't know that it's overly important. like i said it could situation, but in this situation, i don't believe it was. why do you tape off a scene? to keep people out." out."testimony starts again this morning at 9.cbs 2 news will be in the court room - follow along on twitter and facebook for live updates. the first phase of a major highway project is almost done. done.crews are in the final stages on the highway 100
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to covington.contractors are paving the four-mile stretch of road with asphalt instead of concrete -- using a method called perpetual paving.they say it will be easier to fix the road in the future and say it's already saving money initially this project was estimated at 20 million dollars the asphalt bid came in at 15 million dollars dot and the tax payers of iowa saw an initial 25% savings right off the top contractors tell us the work is expected to be done by the end of november another traffic alert to tell you about now-- now--this one in marion.crews are still building a roundabout along one of the busiest roads in town.the 7-th and 7-th roundabout is in the final phases of construction. if all goes well -- crews will redirect traffic flow to the outer edges of the new road on friday while they finish up their work.the city still hopes to wrap up work later this year. a developing story out of ames -- where a former iowa state stt
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for their response to her sexual assault -- back in 20-14.she says the school actively discouraged her formally reporting it. it.not only does she claim it took months for the investigation to start -- but she also says the university placed her assailant in the same dorm during the next semester.her attorney says the whole case played a role in her dropping out of school. a sexual assault suspect who plays football at the university of north carolina carolinaturned himself in to authorities yesterday. yesterday.court documents say 21-y sex with the woman against her will.the victim went public after she says the university did nothing for six months.she says she even reported the crime to police.artis has since been suspended from the football team. days after the n-c-a-a moved several championship events out of north carolina -- a major college sports conference with a large footprint in the state is doing the same. same.the a-c-c is now moving their championship events out of north carolina too in
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controversial bathroom law. that includes the football championship game scheduled in december.four of the conference's fourteen teams are in north carolina. democratic and republican lawmakers disagree about the meaning of the recent moves. rep. chris sgro / (d) guilford county..."this economic hemorrhaging is not going to stop until governor mccrory stands up, accepts blame for hb2, apologizes and says, you know what, this was wrong." wrong."rep. nelson dollar / (r) wake county...my concern with the ncaa and the acc is that they're really applying a different standard." standard questions why the n-c-a-a held the final four in houston last year -- even though the city overturned an anti- discrimination ordinance. authorities in florida now say they've arrested arrestedthe man they say started a fire at the same mosque where the pulse night- club shooter omar mateen attend. attended.32-year-old joseph schreiber is now facing arson and hate crime charges and could face up to 30 years in prison.investigators found evidence linking him to the
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social media posts.the fire burned a 10 foot hole in the roof of the mosque. another update -- the world anti-doping agency says a group of russian hackers has leaked another batch of olympic atheltes medical files. files.the group is called fancy bears -- and they leaked information on about another 25 athletes - including another 10 from the united states.they first released information on gold medalist simone biles and serena williams -- accusing them of doping.those claims were de- bunked by the anti-doping agency. week two of the n-f-l season starts tonight -- and many people tune in because of fantasy sports.it's a billion dollar business that can't operate in the state of iowa. cbs 2 news statehouse reporter steffi lee leetells us about efforts to change that law. law. when you go to a popular daily fantasy sports like fanduel - you get an error message saying it's not allowed in iowa.but state representative
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can hopefully change that.it's arguably one of the most popular activities - fantasy sports.but in iowa -- even if the big bucks catch your attention - playing for cash means breaking the law. multiple tries to legalize the paying of cash prizes and awards - have failed."we realize it's gambling -- but we want to make sure it's regulated and it's done properly -- we want to make sure people who are playing have the means to play and are not in debt." state representative jake highfill sponsored a fantasy betting bill last session.he wants to bring this issue to lawmakers again - with tighter regulations in place."if you have a scam artist in one of the companies -- we take your license away -- they can no longer compete and do business in the state of iowa."highfill says it'll be similar to casino regulations -- players must be twenty-one - and current gambling laws under the iowa racing and gaming commission would apply."as they start playing for money or start losing dollars -- it could impact them financially."
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gambling treatment program can't comment on legislation - but says fantasy sports - isn't just harmless gaming."we know that there is a very strong corelation between online gaming and fantasy sports leading too the potential to having a gambling disorder."the state has a hotline - where players can get help if they need it."our role here at the dept is to make sure people have access to services and the approrpiate infomration to help them make better educated playing." iowa is just one of a number of states -- like illinois and texas -- where lawmakers are reviewing current laws against online betting. tonight -- you can watch week two kick off with the return of thursday night football on cbs.the new york jets and buffalo bills are both coming off close losses -- and will try to get into the win column for the first time the season. the a-f-c east showdown starts
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follow the cbs 2 news at six. it's and right now in it's de. degrees.still to come...the corridor fire department getting national recognition for it's educational programs.
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this weekend north liberty will be welcoming a barrage of balloons.an iowa city company is hosting a special event for all ages. ages. cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is live in iowa city with a preview. hey kevinwhat is happening this weekend?how much does the event cost?who would enjoy this event? live in iowa city... stephanie
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welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your??????? your??????? the department of justice has issued subpoenas to wells fargo over fake accounts opened by bank employees. employees.it's not clear if the investigation will lead to charges -- and wells fargo hasn't commented.the news comes just days after the bank was hit with a 185 million
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wells fargo says it fired 53- hundred people in the past few years for improper sales tactics.employees say they experienced relentless pressure and unrealistic sales targets. netflix is fighting for the little man -- challenging internet service providers to stop capping data. data.they call the practice unreasonable and unfair. comcast and other home internet providers offer consumers plans with data limits -- so the more data you want to use -- the more data-limited plans discourage people from using broadband and watching internet television whenever they want to.they're also going after cellphone companies for low-data plans. it looks like americans are traveling more. more.new statistics from the bureau of economic analysis show that spending on travel and tourism increased at an annual rate of 4-point-7 percent in the second quarter this year.the report also showed airfare and hotel prices have gone down slightly
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low. chipotle now plans to offer jobs to 5-thousand people across the country later this m. month.it's hoping a hiring spree will shift the focus off their recent e-coli outbreak and a lawsuit claiming the company mistreats its workers. they already employ about 60-thousand people nationwide. applicants can apply online -- they plan to hand out those offers on september 28-th. rarely does the lesson in a high school classroom work so well with an surprise just outside the window.in homestead, florida -- teacher joe gonzalez was teaching his students about invasive species... species...while the miami-dade police and fire department was trying to capture a 9-foot burmese python just outside. they're one of the biggest types of snakes.the officers captured the snake and held it for the fire department's venom unit -- it will eventually be handed over to
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originally come from southeast asia -- so it fit right in with the lesson on invasive species moving to new places. it's right now it's degrees in after the break...the steps cities are taking to keep kids safe when they get off their school bus.
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here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... the university of iowa is making big strides -- in cancer research. the holden comprehensive cancer center -- has learned how the immune system and cancer interact. they can now strip away molecules on cancer cells so the immune system can recognize the cancer and attack it.this year -- the cancer center renewed it's designation as a comprehensive cancer center from the national cancer institute -- one of only forty -five in the country. goodwill and younkers joined forces in cedar rapids to stuff a truck full of donated clothes.customers who drop off items for goodwill get discounts for their purchases at younkers.the company is trying to collect two- and-a-half million pounds of donated merchandise.the goodwill sale runs until
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locations. american drivers illegally passed school buses with stop signs out- more than 13 million times last year.mark strassman shows us how some cities are responding. responding. when this school bus in austin stopped two weeks ago, miles mcfadden got off. a pickup truck barreled into the seventh-grader. (sot) (miles)i see this truck coming. i expect him to stop. goes into a blur. (narr)he was bruised but otherwise fine. amy mcfadden is miles's mother. (sot) (amy) it's just like your heart drops into your feet. and you can barely breathe watching that." (narr) the very next day, another driver in austin plowed into a high school junior getting off a school bus. amazingly, he was also fine. (gfx1 in) (narr) by one estimate, american drivers illegally passed school busses with stop
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year. (gfx1 out) (narr) in february, austin mounted exterior cameras on 320 school busses. when the bus stop signs come out, five cameras start recording. (nat sot) (austin cops look at video) cops looking(narr)every day austin school police review dozens of videos -- and fine violators like this one three- safely gets home of those kids
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some critics of the cameras say th'r money than actually finding ways to make kids safe.last year alone -- the city of austin generated nearly two million dollars in fines. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in coming up next...the unlikely partnership to fight back against opiod abuse. abuse.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the corridor.
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her: th"man, what do we do? of dwhere do we start?"like, 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, saw a problem that needed to be solved, and she solved it.
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the corridor play put on hold over a casting controvery. a now the corridor play put on hold after a casting controversy. a corridor project making sure versus wanderers are always ready to help. welcome to cbs2 this morning. there are plenty of cars on
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welcome to cbs2 this morning. kelly has the morning off. you need the umbrella for tomorrow. it should be clear today. >> take a peek at what we have in store. we look ahead by looking back. our temperatures have been as cool as 58 this morning. as we start the day we find 57 anch 61 in iowa city. 59 and --. they will turn to the south and as the days roll- on they will continue to thicken up. we will call for a partly sunny day to day. that is the good news we will be dry. if you're heading to western iowa you will run into a few scattered showers.

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