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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the man involved in a police shooting last night is fighting for his life - what his family is now saying about the incident. plus - the several political visits in iowa today - as election day draws closer. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm jenee ryan. ryan.
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breaking news overnight -
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breaking news overnight - two des moines metro police officer -shot. shot.cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is at the breaking news desk right now - stephanie what can you us?jenee - the suspect in this case is still on the loose right now--- we know that two officers have been shot and killed--in what police are calling an ambush-style attack. attack.here's a photo of that was tweeted out by k-c-c-i - our cbs affiliate in des moines--the two officers were shot in two different locations about twenty minutes apart.other police departments in iowa - like here in cedar rapids have been notified about the suspect - and have been told to be on the lookout. the des moines police
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now - we'll continue to monitor this story all morning long - and bring you any updates. jenee. an update to breaking news cbs 2 brought you tuesday morning - -the 37-year-old man at the center of an officer-involved shooting is now fighting for his life at u-i-h-c.this morning - we hear from his fami. family.police say 37-year old over before attacking an officer.the officer fired his weapon -- and mitchell's car hit another police car responding to the incident. this morning as mitchell remains in critical condition - his family says they don't understand how this could have happened. "it's not his character, to fight back, especially against the police - we've actually had conversations at my grandmas house where he's said, if the police tell you to get on the ground, you get on the ground." ground."n-double a-c-p cedar rapids branch president dedric
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to cedar rapids police chief wayne jerman.doolin says he just wants all the facts surrounding the incident to come out. "just wondering what we can do to stop this process because a basic traffic incident should not, in my eyes, end up in somebody gettin shot. don't know what happened, i know what i've been told you know, i know the community's concerns, you've got a young man whose life is now in the ba" balance."the police officier conducting the traffic stop - was no the officer in the unmarked police car - has non-life- threatening injuries. another man is in the hospital following a waterloo shooting. shooting.it also happened tuesday morning - near rhey and franklin streets.the waterloo-cedar falls courier says police found the man on the ground - and say he was shot in the side.this is the second time in the past week - a person has been shot and wounded in waterloo.no arrests have been made and the victim's condition and identity have not been released.
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from the election - and several politicians visit the hawkeye state today. including - speaker of the house paul ryan. ryan.the highest-ranking member of the g-o-p will be in waterloo with congressman rod blum.right now - blum is up for re-election - against democrat monica vernon. vernon.for republican donald trump - former new york mayor rudy giuliani will make a total of four stops in the state - two of those - in the corridor. starting at noon - he'll be in vinton - and after that he'll speak in hiawatha. hiawatha. waterloo - and two other towns in the state - former president bill clinton.he's campaigning for his wife - and will meet up with her running-mate - tim kaine - later in des moines.kaine will also make a campaign stop - in dubuque today. kaine's wife- anne holton - is again in iowa today - on the heels of a two-day trip in the state.yesterday - she promoted hillary clinton's plan to improve health care - starting with the cost of prescription d.
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we need to figure out what we can do - we have controls in place with respect to medicaid drug costs, but we don't use for medicare, that's something that's a potentially easy fix, y really holton also encouraged iowans to vote early if they haven't done so yet. yet.but - if you wait until election day - don't forget - iowa polls open at seven a-m and will stay open until 9 p-m. on tuesday - join us right here on the cbs 2 news for
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it's and right now in it's de. degrees. still to come, if you're looking for a place to settle down, one of the best cities
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as you saw minutes ago, the des moines minutes ago, as you
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as you saw minutes ago, the des moines police department just gave us an update on the ambush that left two iowa officers dead. cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is
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right now - stephanie what can you tell us? us? jenee - here's a photo of that was tweeted out by k-c-c-i - our cbs affiliate in des moines-- the two officers were shot in two different locations about twenty minutes apart.other police departments in iowa - like here in cedar we'll continue to monitor this story all morning long - and bring you any updates.jenee.
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on this morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees. up next - the hawkeyes are back from their bye week and are ready to take on penn state.
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welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your??????? your??????? here's a look at some of the other things going on around eastern iowa on this morning... an inmate at the fayette county jail is now dead. 39-year-old thomas braun was waiting to go to trial on murder charges when he was found unconscious.an autopsy has been scheduled - but the fayette county sheriff says
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later today - kirkwood students get the chance to participate in an emergency drill for job preperation.with the help of area ambulances - almost 50 students from the emt - respiratory therapy - nursing and paramedic programs - will respond to a house fire that includes three adults and an infant with life threatning conditions.the training will be in two sessions - one starting at eight-thirty a-m and the other beginning at one- thirty p-m. iowa city is best places to retire.time magazine gave the city high marks for its arts and entertainment- culture - top- notch services and a tax-friendly climate for retirees.major upgrades after the flood of '08 greatly improved iowa city and helped propell it into the magazine's top ten.by the way - the best place in the country to retire--according to time--is
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after a much needed bye week -- the hawkeyes are back at work -- with both their bodies and minds feeling good -- and as pat moroney found out -- the hawks are ready to make some noise in the final month of the regular season... iowa is back from the bye week - but are they better after the bye - that remains to be seen - one thing's for sure - the hawkeyes are refreshed - and ready - for the season's stretch run i energy after every bye week - everybody's a little more juiced i think - everybody gets a little time off we've been going at it for two and a half - three months now - so to step away from it for a second - but now it's a four week race - we've got to be on it - we've got to be better than we have been in their best years - the hawkeyes fly high in november - this group - is hoping to do just that the big thing for us is what we do this month - the month of november - it's what we do
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define this season for us coach reminds us about all the work we've put in since january - and we've got this last 26, 27 days left - and we need to finish strong strongand a strong finish - starts saturday night at penn state we've just got to go out and play our best football - and we've shown some signs of in some games - but there's just some games where just haven't played our best and we're hoping that we go out and do that o always had his teams ready to play in happy valley - his hawks are 4-2 in games at penn state - but it's worth noting - nobody on the current roster - has ever played there - in iowa city - pat moroney - c-b- s two sports.like the hawks -- the panthers are gearing up for what they hope to be a big month of november -- after losing to n-d-s-u -- winning the valley is out of the question, but their chances of making the postseason aren't -- if they win their next 3
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in position to be in the playoffs -- and that's the message coach farley has been preaching since saturday. "we have to win november. and by winning november put yourself in position so that you can be talked about on the selection day because it's been done before and we are one of the few teams that can actually speak like that because we have our backs against the wall and we haven't dug ourselves out of that situation.... today."both sumner- branch made it to state last year, but both left with unfinished business -- the bears fell in the 2-a semis -- while the cougars lost in the 2-a title game.. only one will make it back to the cell -- regional final between the two at c-p-uand in the first set -- the cougars had it going on -- georgia ackley -- splits the bear blockers and finds the hole for the pointwest branch though not going down without a fight -- abby knoop
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this one -- becca pagel -- can jump out of the gym -- and can drop down a spike -- cougars head back to state with a 3
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good morning again -- it's
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good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in still to come, what the family of a man shot by police have to say - as their loved one remains in the hospital this mo.
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watching c-b-s 2 this morning -
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and cut taxes for us. but multi-millionaire blum broke his word, keeping nearly $200,000 in taxpayer-funded paychecks. blum wasted even more of your tax dollars on himself. worse, he tried to cut medicare and raise the retirement age.
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the update this morning - on a man that was shot by a cedar rapids police officer. how you can help iowa city police - who are trying to catch a robbery suspect. how the community rallied behind local businesses - that were forced to evacuate last month's flooding threat. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm jenee ryan. ryan. let's get a check of our cbs 2
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overnight-- the man at the center of an officer involved shooting in cedar rapids is fighting for his life right now cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is live at the breaking news with an update. update.jenee--the suspect in the middle of this is jeremy mitchell. he's 37 years old and a resident of cedar rapids and for his life at u and i hospita. hospital.- on tuesday mitchell was stopped by a crpd officer during a routine traffic stop- police say an altercation broke out between the officer and mitchell- the officer shot at mitchell and mitchell hoped back in his car tried to leave the scene- but he t-boned an unmarked police vehicle and hit several parked cars on coe college campus
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bullet lodged in the back of his spine.- if he pulls through he may never walk, talk or eat on his own again. - family members say this is not in mitchell's character- they're not blaming police but they want answers and the naacp is backing them up "this is not the first time this has happened in cedar rapids. i mean i know cr is not exempt from problems, we have the same kind of problems, we gotta look at how our officers are trained, and prepared. i mean they got a tough job, i'm not saying they dont have a tough job. but i'm saying can they do this job and interact and communicate with people without having to shoot somebody and i'm hoping we can get there." there."right now the iowa division of criminal investigation is looking into this case. we'll update you
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this story develops.back to you jenee. developing right now in des moines - -two metro police officers have been shot and killed this morning - in what police are calling an ambush-style attack. the police department just gave a press conference on the situation about 30 minutes ago. authorities say this suspect is armed and dangerous - and is still on the loose.police have sent warnings out to police departments state-wide, that he could target other continue to track this story all morning long - and bring you any updates, police in iowa city - need you help finding robbery suspect. suspect.it happened at mcdonald's on mormon trek boulevard on tuesday morning. police say this man - went inside the restaurant, and demanded money.the suspect did ?not display a weapon. weapon.iowa city crime- stoppers is offering a
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information leading to an arrest.you can find their number on our website - cbs -2 iowa dot com. today - a jury should be seated in the trial - for a white police officer in south carolina - caught on cell phone video shooting an un-armed black man - while he ran away.michael slager is facing murder charges in the death of 50-year-old walter scott.attorneys took two days to select 12 jurers and six alternates. the investigation continues into why why bus in baltimore - killing six people and injuring 10. 10.federal investigators hope autopsies - accounts from survivors and recordings of the crash can lead to some answers.baltimore police spokesman say the 67-year-old bus driver died.right now - they're seeing whether that driver suffered some sort of medical emergency. investigators hope to pull video from one of the busses of the crash.
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state pof emergency following the explosion and fire along the route of a pipeline.and - since colonial pipeline supplies to millions of people in the gulf coast - there are now fears of fuel shortages. shortages.the emergency declaration lifts certain restrictions is hopes of allowing more gas to be trucked in.the ripple effect of this could mean higher gas prices here in the corridor. but - for those directly supplied by the pipeline - the impacts could be far wo "this could very quickly become a major outage that could be lasting several weeks instead of several days and it could be much worse than what we saw in september." in september - many east coast gas stations simply ran out of gas - and prices skyrocketed overnight.crews working on the pipeline continue to asses the damage this morning.their results will determine just how long it will take to get this crucial piece of
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disaster declaration declarationfor 19-iowa counties due to last month's flooding.the declaration makes federal money available on state - local and non-profit levels. it will help with emergency work- repair and replacement of storm damage.if needed - more money may be available later on. the c-r gavel challenge is now over.mayor ron corbett asked everyone to spend their money during october - at local shops and re to evacuate.cbs 2 news anchor matt hammill takes a closer look at whether it worked. nats " sandbags " the wall of sandbags stopped the water - but left small businesses - financially high and dry. for some - the gavel challenge - really kept them afloat. afloat." i talked to the people who own popoli's restaurante ..they said they had their best month ever. " mayor corbett says throughout the flood zones - people posted their pictures of
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cash. " they saw a tremendous increase in sales and people would walk in and say we're supporting your business because it was flood impacted. " sykora bakery and lion bridge in czech village - just a few of those benefitting " squirrrrrrrsh "and brewhemia - in newbo " we were only in for two weeks before the flood , we were down for two and a half weeks during the flood." coffee shop - co-owner brad danielson says - the loyalty of customers was incredible faces." certain days the gavel challenge was very well received, but almost too well, because it was very very busy, but we still need the business. " "" i had that moment of panic, like this is gonna happen. " at bistro on the river - brittany hannah shut down for two weeks but felt the love immediately - with more walk ins - and great dinner crowds . " i'm hoping people continue to remember and i know we
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we'd never seen before and we've seen several of those tables back within the same week. " " the businesses are grateful and im so grateful to the people and everyone had fun doing it. " the mayor says they'll start looking at all those photos sent in.the winner of the challenge will be announced later this week.they'll get to be honorary mayor for a day. tonight - could be the night many cubs fans spent their entire lives game seven of the world series. series.the chicago cubs came roaring back - after a three- one series deficit.last night - the cubs came out swinging early - jumping out to a 3- nothing lead in the first inning.then - in the third - addison russell crushed a grand slam - to put them up by seven runs. and you can catch game seven on our sister station - fox 28. either way - history will be made - first pitch is just
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it's and right now in it's de. degrees. still to come, how some states will be voting for much more than just the president in next weeks election.
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next week - next week - voters in five states - will head to the polls - to vote whether to legalize recreational marijuana. marijuana.mireya villareal explains how - if each measure passes - nearly a fourth of the u-s would live in states where pot is allowed. allowed. (nats)"this is today's pot....ten times stronger than a marijuana cigarette."the ads
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who wins; criminals and cartels or arizona schools"and the stakes are high: those who support recreational pot laws say this year's election could be a tipping point in the decades-long debate over the country's most popular drug.(sot: tom angell/marijua na majority) "marijuana is now at the forefront of mainstream american politics.//if we win big we have a chance to end federal marijuana prohibition. that includes changing federal banking laws that currently prohibit banks and credit unions from taking money made are they putting marijuana stores ahead of community centers?california...the largest state in the country...is the most important battleground.(sot: kevin sabet/smart approaches to marijuana)look this is a david and goliath fight for us on the no on legalization side, we are fighting against massive corporate interest with tens of millions of dollars, they've outspent us 15 to 1.(stand-up bridge: mireya villarreal/cbs news/los angeles) "here in california, the measure is expected to pass...but in states like massachusetts, arizona and nevada the polls are closer."
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with legal pot to support their argument. colorado legalized recreational pot four years ago. governor john hickenlooper told 60 minutes it hasn't been easy.(from 60 minutes)(sot: gov. john hickenlooper/colorado - d) "even with all the problems we have - and the challenges. i think we might be able to do this. but i'm not so confident that i'm telling the other states "yeah, go for it.. this is gonna be - this is a slam dunk."mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. if all those states pass their measures - s could send a strong message to congress - that it's time to make a change on a national level. it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning...and if you're in it's degrees. degrees. still to come, the opportunities available for those who want to work - instead of shop this black
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we are still more than three weeks away from black friday. but that's not stopping amazon from getting ready. ready.the online retailer already launched its black friday deals.amazon says it will unveil a new deal as often as five minutes throughout the month of november. right now - if you're looking for work - tis the season for
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coral-ridge mall are looking for more help with increasing shoppers.both best buy and j-c penney staff say seasonal workers really aren't treated any differently than employees brought in at other times of the year.and what starts as temporary - could turn into something more. chris cord associate support department supervisor01:07:02 "i honestly didn't see myself being here more than three months, six months and it's just i built quite a connection here that i stayed." stayed." after christmas is still pretty busy.as things start to slow down - he says - thats when some seasonal employees leave . and now here's a look at the retailers hiring the most. macy's tops the list - with j-c-penney - office depot and office max - gap and kohl's. outplacement firm challenger, gray and christmas put out this national survey pf retailers. holy guacamole!today - you can get a free taco - all thanks
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stop francisco lin-door stole a base during a game last week - fulfilling taco bell's promotion "steal a base, steal a taco."so - today from two-to- six - you can get a free doritos locos taco. it's right now it's degrees in still to come, the new poll numbers that are making the
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trump by one. that's the big
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trump by one. that's the big development this morning - based on a new washington post/abc news poll showing donald trump leading hillary
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political correspondent scott thuman was in wisconsin with the g-o-p nominee nomineein our first beyond the podium report. report. the other story is enthusiasma&which can correlate to votes. right now trump is up 8 points in that survey when it comes to the number of voters who are 'very enthusiastic'a&we're seeing a wisconsin where he's never led, but does believe, it's winable.(pkg)-(line of people) what you're looking at, could be critical to a possible presidency for donald trump.- lines of wisconsin voters, waiting in eau claire for a chance to hear from the nomineea&who's strategy now includes a major midwest upset. -(man red shirt)"sot-me: you think there are a lot of other trump supporters who just haven't come forward? him: absolutely. i think there's a big silent majority they really don't want to participate in polls"-(last intv)"sot-her: a lot of people have reservations because he
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se, but he's the best option"- sure, obstacles abound:-(file) no republican has won here since ronald reagan in 1984- and trump's rift with the ultra-popular paul ryan might not have ?helped? his chances.- (file) but then again, neither he ?nor? hillary clinton won the wisconsin primaries.ted cruz and bernie sanders came out on topa&and by double digits.-(couple interview together, 1st)"sot- him: i think there is a lot of people who for some reason our ashamed to say it but that on voting day are going to pull the trigger"-a re-newed narrative to 'not trust' clinton, has caught fire again due to the latest fbi revelationa&and even though some trump voters may not love the controversial candidate, they're too concerned about clinton.-(po-107mo -clinton) i'm sure a lot of you may be asking what's this email story all about"-(po-95mo: - trump???replace w/ fresh sot????) hillary wants to blame everyone else for her mounting legal troubles, but she has brought all of this on, herself-(graphic) trump's belief the badger state is now a contest, can't be dismissed.
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surrogates are criss-crossing the state over the next three daysa&aware what has been blue for decades, has turneda&into a tossup.- (repeat man in red)"i will probably give it a little better than a 50% chance"- (older man)"sots-"if the people in wisconsin open up their eyes and see what's going on, it will turn!"- (scott/tag)and wisconsin, one of a dozen states targeted in a new, 25 million dollar advertising blitz in key battleground states. clinton, also re-starting ad-buys here. in eau claire, i'm scott thuman. coming up - in about 20 minutes - just after 6-15 - we'll have another beyond the podium reporter - from our national correspondent covering hillary clinton. up next - how your children can cash in on all that halloween candy they picked up on monday. monday.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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e this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and cut taxes for us. but multi-millionaire blum broke his word, keeping nearly $200,000 in taxpayer-funded paychecks. blum wasted even more of your tax dollars on himself. worse, he tried to cut medicare and raise the retirement age. congressman blum's only out for himself. right now on cbs 2 this morning...the man involved in a police shooting last night is fighting for his life - what his family is the men involved in the police shooting last night is fighting for his life right now. what his family is saying about the incident. to police officer shot and killed, stephanie johnson with that story next.

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