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right now, live at five,even ?with flood protection - the future is still uncertain for some cedar rapids right now live at five -- 5. dozens of people in cedra -- in cedar rapids have been hit by cars this year. joke using it explains -- joe huisinga explained. >> reporter: today is international walk to school day. a day when kids learn to walk to school safely. today it seems to be the adults that need a refresher course. 25 people have been hit by cars in cedar rapids and most have been adults. the accidents are spread across the corridor work, but a major area is in cedar rapids to between st. luke's and fifteenth street.
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few minutes today and we saw plenty of people judging -- dodging traffic outside the crosswalks. any time that you are crossing the street, use crosswalks, obey the signals and pay if you're in an area that doesn't have a sidewalk and the only place for you to walk is the street and we want you walking against traffic so facing traffic.7 traffic.7also if you are out walking at night you should have something reflective so drivers can dark.even if you think you have the right of way to walk be careful because you are going to take a lot more damage than the car.covering the corridor joe huisinga cbs 2 news live at 5 funeral services are now set for the man killed by a train in alburnett over the weekend. 44-year-old scott blackford was in his pickup sunday at a train crossing when he was hit. neighbors tell cbs 2 news he was a family man who always tried to do what was best for
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funeral service will be held on friday. a memorial fund is set up for his daughters' education. across the country deadly crashes are on the rise. so far this year, more than 17- thousand people have died from crashes. that's nearly 18-hundred more deaths than this time last help prevent traffic fatalities, the department of transportatio n is now pledging one-million dollars every year. now let's check in with meteorologist kopelmanto see what's coming let's get you caught up with your whether with meteorologist rebecca cope woman. -- rebecca kopelman. we have clear skies now, but i am watching energy coming out of oklahoma and is going to move to the north.
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for several more rounds of rain. tonight i think it will be more on the calm side and we could see isolated showers and possibly a thunderstorm near and south of highway 30. most will be an extreme southeastern iowa or in the south of the state. then the rain chances wrap up tomorrow. i will time-out though showers and storms for you and let you know where they are most like the and then we will talk about a cool down coming our way in the forecast in just a bit coverage. scott sanborn is here with the latest developments. only 6 roads in cedar rapids remain closed due to the flood. they say each road will be reopened as flood control measures are removed. as we told you yesterday live at five, all acess has been restored to i-380, as well as to all the bridges. in addition, businesses around the flood zone are starting to
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the african american museum of iowa will resume normal operations tomorrow. for others in the area, though- the future is a little more uncertain. a good example of that can be found in nearby czech village. 2 news reporter mellaney moore is live there a good example could find -- can be found at nearby czech village. mellaney moore is there to tell us how that district is changing.>> reporter: owners are in the process of cleaning everything up and moving inventory back in. when they do, this area will look different than it did before. some will not be coming back for reasons other than the flood. they are exploring new ways to continue their business. other owners are coming back, but it won't be quite the same. white lion treasures lost about 250 ft.2 of vendors that moved everything out to prepare for the water and won't be coming back. the owner thinks it is because of the flood.
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that have decided not to return because of the flood. i think it is the stress of moving out. they are older they don't want to go through this again. >> reporter: business owners say that it has been hard on them being closed in there looking forward to getting everybody back. covering the corridor were in cedar rapids, mellaney moore , cbs 2 news at 5:00. >> they are thankful for the city 's preparation before the flood. businesses that are coming back are able to because of the mitigation plans. want you to take precautions to make sure you stay safe. mold can grow in most any building that's been exposed to water. exposure to mold can lead to asthma attacks, allergic reactions and infections. officials say if you see any mold while you're working, it needs to be exposure to mold can lead to asthma attacks, allergic
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right away. if you are doing it your self, where protective gloves, goggles and a respirator. continued recovery efforts after flood 2016 and they are especially for you race against breast cancer in cedar rapids - cbs 2 anchor jenee ryan joins us live now from the starting point. jenee? sunday morning right here at mercy medical center's hall- perrine cancer center. at 7 30am - 670 breast cancer survivors - men and women - will meet right here for a survivors photo - and then at 8 all 15-thousand racers -from near and far will take off on the 5k or family fun run runall the money raised by the race stays local and helps corridor men and women -
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medical services that help with diagnosis - like mamograms - ultrasounds and biopses. joanie hanel - survived breast cancer with the help of great insurance . her sister jem - sadly didn't. when you don't have the means to do that its very frightening. my sister didn't have the means to do that and it stopped her. she went three years without a dignis because of that. if you're interested in helping with the cause - spending a morning out in some beautoful whether - and even partying in newbo after -- you can still register here at mercy medical center's hall- perrine cancer center up until the race -- or you can register online. we'll have a link to that on our website. registration is 35-dollars a center or online. there's a link on our website, , for that.
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for kids and for adults over 15, it is $20. i am jenee ryan , cbs 2 news trying to get -- garner support for the woman he wants -- once stood toe to toe against. bernie sanders was campaigning for hillary clinton and he says they should focus on the issues that matter to them the most. he highlighted issues like clean energy for future economy.>> if anybody works 40 hours per week, that person should not be living in poverty. that is clinton's position in my position and that is not donald trump's position. donald trump spent the day torino tabata. he told voters that he will win
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-- spent the day in nevada. he told voters that he will win the race for the white house.
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"look kappa, kappa kappa gamma, i'm outside your sorrority house right now and you're all asleep. all asleep.!" asleep.!"some drake university students woke up to learn they missed out on greeting a star. >> i am outside of the kappa kappa gamma sorority house and you are all the sleep.>> reporter: they woke up to learn that they missed green -- greeting a star. drake the wrapper promised to visit trachea university. he showed up at 2:30 in the morning and knocked on student's stores. >> i learned that he was expected to come before the concert and everybody was expect -- excited to see him on greek street. he did it at 2:30 in the morning.>> he could throw rocks
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i'm sure them start -- they are sorry they missed him. we will have stormy conditions and then we get to the weekend, nice weather is coming our way. we will have a chance for isolated showers tonight. we had some last night and i think mostly they will be confined to the south. cool down is on the way. it will be very much sweater weather and fall-like weather on the way to the time we hit the weekend. right now we have sunshine and warm conditions for early october. after the cold front went through, the skies cleared. now we have weather from the south in oklahoma and parts of kansas and that will increase our chance for showers and storms. tonight there could be isolated activity around after about
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possibly a thunderstorm pop up, mainly south of highway 30. most of it will be confined to extreme southeastern iowa and into parts of illinois as we head to thursday morning. then, we have to watch for an additional round of showers and thunderstorms and that is when it will become more likely on thursday. there is one cold front that moved through and a piece of our area, along with it cold front. this will be in the area tomorrow as the cold front slides through. all of these features will lead to quite the stormy day tomorrow. then, the cold front moves through and by friday we will have cooler air moving in and high-pressure settles in with nice fall-like weather. as we move through the day, we will have cloud cover overhead
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and storms will come in the later part of the afternoon and evening, mainly after 7:00. you will want the umbrellas handy. storms will continue overnight thursday and into friday and they will start to clear by the drive on friday morning. there is concern forced storms -- for storms in the state. they have highlighted an area that includes parts of our area. really just in the western counties and it is a low risk. possibly produce strong wind. the higher chances in the orange including southwestern iowa and parts of missouri and into parts of southeastern nebraska and into parts of kansas. that is where the bigger risk will be tomorrow. we could see storms that could possibly be on the strong side, but the main concern will be the potential for rainfall that we get, especially north of highway 20 where we could be
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to 2 inches of rain. then a serious cooldown with a high of 60 on friday. there will be a 15 degree swing from tomorrow. low temperatures in the 40s and we gradually warm up as we head into next week. still ahead on live at 59 -- live at 5. officials have warned about sica virus and now there is another scary sympm that patients can get and it is scary. this is a picture courtesy of matt jones. we will have more on live at 5
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"how can americans especially blacks and latinos in america support hillary clinton"it's a surprising message coming from a black pastor. but evangelical bishop aubrey shines is spreading a message of why he believes hillary clinton's democratic party isn't good for black americans. ((video))"the party that gave this country slavery, the kkk, jim crow laws, roe v a provocative argument. so why is he doing it?((shines))"as a platform to be able to say to those that perhaps don't have the informationa& and as a result they are able to make informed decisions." we showed the video to political science professor john bullock. bullock says that shines cherry picked his history. ((bullock))"if you have the whole context of history and the things that are mentioned where they actually missed pieces then you would not be persuaded at all." so about
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the kkk, historians generally agree it was created in post-civil war reconstruction by democrats - and later southern democrats were behind the jim crow laws.((bullock)) "yes, that was will full depth of it" to shines however the history of the democratic party and the people who built it is important.((shines))"i think history of who these people all about."but shines says people are hungry for a different way of thinking. ((shines)) the history of through these individuals are kind of personified with the history is all about. wait a minute, i cannot be
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. ers. she's a slob. she ate like a pig. a person who's flat chested is very hard to be a 10. does she have a good body? no. does she have a fat [expletive]? absolutely. do you treat women with respect?
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scientists say a new study provides the strongest evidence to date linking the zika virus to a disorder. mark albert explains scientists say that a new study provides the strongest evidence to date linking the zika virus to a paralyzing disorder.>> reporter: -- >> i think there is a sense of urgency. >> reporter: the doctor at the school of medicine said that there were several key connections in columbia between the zika virus and arri syndrome. and the syndrome can appear days to
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pain, weakness and sometimes paralysis. >> we want to stop the spread. >> reporter: they looked at nearly 70 patients from columbia wear mosquito fire is -- the mosquito borne sica virus is spreading -- zika virus is spreading quickly. patients who got the neurological disorder had previously had other diseases like >> they were the most susceptible for developing the guillain-barri syndrome.>> cases a year ago.(sot dr. paula barreras cortes / johns hopkins university school of medicine)it would have been very challenging to conduct a study like this //sometimes these things that they use to conduct the testing are very very expensive(track 4) scientists say further study is needed to figure out it exactly how zika might start an immune attack on the nerves. mark albert, cbs news, baltimore.
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recover from even the most severe cases of guillain-barre syndrome, but it can take six to 12 months or longer. "here's a live picture from photojournalist mark less - you can see the sun starting to set over cedar rapids. rebecca will another look at your weather first forecast when live at 5 comes back.
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six o'clock, chuck's at the office. when in iowa, he's still up early. working the farm, meeting iowans in all ninety-nine counties every year. no surprise then, my husband has been named the hardest working senator. dawn to dusk. chuck works. i'm chuck grassley, and i approve this message.
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the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, but multi-millionaire blum promised he'd take only half his salary. then in congress, blum broke his word and kept all the pay. now he wants to cut social security and raise the retirement age.
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the cbs evening news is next here is the cbs evening news tonight. hurricane matthew heads to the u.s. we have a team correspondents in the path of the storm. and nsa contractor is charged with selling national security secrets. and, one veteran's medical miracle. we will have all that tonight on the cbs evening news. local schools are participating in the international walk to school day. the cedar rapids community school district is one of the many districts that took part in iowa's efforts to become a healthier state. there are several schools among
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active kids are better learners according to studies. tomorrow's walked to school will be fine and then the rain comes. it will become more likely after school tomorrow, but tonight it will be pretty much on the calm side. it will be mainly near and south of highway 30. the chances are over all low and as we head into tomorrow, the clouds will be overhead for much of temperatures warm to the 70s and then scattered showers and thunderstorms will become more likely as we head to the afternoon and evening hours at about 5:00-six a clock. >> it could be a messy commute. thank you rebecca. and thank you for joining us. we will be back here at 6:00.
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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,
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: florida's governor says, "leave now." residents begin fleeing the coast. >> this could be the biggest evacuation ever. >> pelley: as the hurricane now battering the caribbean takes aim at the u.s. southeast. also tonight, trump weighs in on his running mate. >> mike pee job. >> pelley: now a replacement samsung phone starts smoking, forcing the evacuation of a jetliner. shades of snowden. a new n.s.a. security breech, a contractor is arrested for allegedly taking secret documents. and a new beginning for a wounded warrior. >> i'm just grateful that i'm going to have this opportunity to be able to hold somebody's


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