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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the first ever woman to serve as attorney general died overnight. how she broke ground not only for hillary clinton- but women across the country. plus, donald trump is surging in iowa polls even after the f-b-i choses not to charge hillary clinton for recently released emails. plus, th'r names on the ballot, how the other players on corridor ballots could change the way washington works. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm jenee ryan. ryan.
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breaking overnight --- the first woman to serve as attorney general just died hours ago. ago.cbs two news reporter stephanie johnson is at the breaking news desk with more? more?jenee--janet reno died early this morning---her god daughter said that she died from complications of parkinson's disease. disease.reno was appointed by the clinton administration in 1993.--becoming the attorney general by bill clinton.reno faced criticism for her deadly seize into a compound in waco texas also--for the seizure of elian gonzalez.reno was seventy-eight years olds. in less than 26 hours - iowans will begin lining up at the polls. and in that short time left - presidential candidates - their v-p picks and surrogates -- are all making the rounds. many are stopping in key
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election 2016 comes to an end. on the campiagn trail - hillary clinton got news the f-b-i will ?not charge her over the contents of newly released emails. ten days ago - f-b-i director james comey announced to congress the discover of new emails that could be pertinent to the investigation into clinton's private email server. last night though - a reprieve for the democratic presidential candidate. comey sent another letter saying "we have not changed on our in july with respect to secretary clinton."meaning - no charges on the way. the clinton campaign is expected to push this news as voters begin heading to the polls. (sot clinton) i really believe that america's best years are still ahead of us. us.however - the october surprise may have done detrimental damage to the clinton campaign. in the days since comey's initial announcement - millions of early votes were cast around the u-s and the clinton
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away independent and republican women voters. that shift - showing up here in iowa - a new des moines register poll shows donald trump has a seven-point lead over clinton. one day before the election - this makes trump the favorite to win iowa's six electoral votes. analysts say donald trump can't afford to lose iowa - pointing out there are several ways for clinton to win the 270 needed electoral votes. but it's not just the president we're voting for tomorrow - several other names chuck grassley and patty judge. the house of representatives is safely republican this election season -- but the senate i sup for grabs in 2016 and it could have a massive impact on the most basic ways congress works -- or doesn't. doesn't.cbs 2 political reporter kevin barry explains how. in a 2016 election full of f-b-i investigations -- and accusations of sexual assault -- earning a spot in congress may have less to do with
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before.both parties are aware of the potential for problems at the top of the ticket to affect races farther down. that's roughly how it's played out in ohio's senate race for incumbent republican rob portman.he's considered a moderate -- who could have been vulnerable in a time when the "fringe-outside" candidate is popular.instead -- he's outraised his opponent by millions -- and has a double- digit lead in the polls.iowa senator joni ernst says his race is a good benchmark senate.he has demonstrated the hard work for his consittuents, they recognize that and they want him to return to the u.s. senate.in wisconsin -- one of the few successful tea party republicans is in a much harder fight.ron johnson rode the anti-obamacare wave into congress in 2010 -- and was trailing at one point by double digits.he's tightened the race since then -- but wisconsin went democrat in the last two presidential races. races.it looks at this point like he won't be relected this year.new hampshire is more than just the nation's first
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governor maggie hassan is challenging republican seator kelly ayotte for her senate seat.ayotte broke with the g-o-p to support president obama's plan to cut carbon emissions -- but hassan is trying to hold her accountable for donald trump's statements. statements.illinois is shaping up to be one of the democrats biggest senate victories. republcian mark kirk was a vulnerable incumbent anyway -- before he and his democratic challenger -- tammy challenger -- his democratic before he and anyway -- incumbent a vulnerable mark kirk was republcian victories. republcian mark kirk was a vulnerable incumbent anyway -- before he and his democratic challenger -- tammy stage.duckworth actually ?is decended from revolutionary war veterans -- and she has a purple heart from fighting in iraq.the current rules of the senate mean that you need 60 votes to end debate on most issues and begin voting to pass and begin most issues end debate on 60 votes to that you need senate mean rules of the the current in iraq.the current rules of the senate mean that you need 60 votes to end debate on most issues and begin voting to pass
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majority on november 9th won't have 60 seats. seats.of the 34 seats up for re-election -- shown here in gray --9 of them are safely democratic seats -- 14 are safely republican.that means that democrats need only 6 to take a majority.if we end with both parties locking in 50 seats -- the newly elected vice president will break all ties. kevin barry reporting, meanwhile - a group of future voters are going to let us know who they'd chose if they are conducting a mock election today. the goal is to find ways to get students to engage in the political process and they hope to get 80-percent student turn-out. the polls are open between 8 and 3:30 and will cover national and local races. and before you decide who should lead the country - join us for a final look at the campaign on election eve.don't miss iowa in focus - vote 20-16 election special - hosted by political reporter kevin barry.you can watch it
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station fox 28. today - flags fly at half- staff to honor two fallen des moines officers. sergeant anthony beminio and officer justin martin lost their lives - gunned down - unprovoked - in the line of duty last week. flags will stay at hald staff until sunset tuesday. later this morning - sergeant beminio will be laid to rest. his funeral will be held at 11 at lutheran church of hope in west des moines. he will be buried at glendale cete des moines. the visitation for officer martin is being held tonight from 4 to eight at a school in rockwell city. his funeral is scheduled for 11-40 tomorrow morning. 11-40 was officer martin's badge number. the urbandale police department is now retiring that number. many people have been asking cbs 2 how they can help.there ?is a way you can support the families of the fallen officers. the des moines police officers union has set up a website to take donations.
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amount that you wish.just go to our website for a link to the memorial page. we're learning more about the cedar rapids police officer accused of shooting jerime mitchell last week. officer lucas jones involved in another shooting almost exactly a year earlier.he and another officer shot and killed jonathan gossman last october. gossman was trying to run away and started shooting at the officers - that's when they returned fire hitting gossman officer jones was cleared is now being investigated by the d-c-i for shooting jerime mitchell. around one a-m last tuesday - officer jones pulled jerime mitchell over. he says mitchell started fighting with him - and he shot mitchell. mitchell drove away and hit two cars -includin an unmarked police car - before being arrested and taken to the hospital.mitchell's family tells cbs 2 he's paralyzed. they're is now calling for investigators to release the
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it's and right now in it's de. degrees.still ahead, we have an update on two unique tributes to sergeant beminio and officer martin. in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have... have...
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- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hoursa&- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycama&- a bit of fog in the area this morninga& -temperatures around the areaa&- taking a look at regional temperatures we see highs are mild all around iowa - the regional satellite/radar is keeping conditions quiet - let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface mapa&- moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we see mainly quiet conditions - today's forecast features clear skies & cooler temperatures- tonight's forecast has us looking for mainly clear & chilly conditions- the next three days show more dry and cool weather- our 7 day forecast does bring more cool weather
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it's now on this monday morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.after a dissapointing season - the cyclones are rallying behind their next powerhouse team. we take you from the gridiron to the court in your morning sports report. chjust checking my free credit score at credit karma. what the??? you're welcome. i just helped you dodge a bullet. but i was just checking my... shhh... don't you know that checking your credit score lowers it! just be cool. actually, checking your credit score with credit karma doesn't affect it at all. are you sure? positive.
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here's a look at some of the other things going on around eastern iowa on this monday morning... dozens of corridor officers are heading to central iowa today to pay their respects to sergeant anthony beminio and officer justin martin. both officers assassinated in the line of duty last week. sergeant beminio is to rest this morning. officer martin's funeral is set for tomorrow morning. we here at cbs 2 wanted to show our support for the fallen officers.on friday we held a back the blue event. for about seven hours we taped thin blue lines to the backs of cars.the line represents the line of police officers that protect the communities they serve.you can show your support by placing a blue line on the back of your car.local
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officer is laid to rest. the thin blue line is not just for cars.a corridor donut company started putting a thin blue line on donuts they sold. hurts donuts in coralville raised more than 27-thousand dollars in just 48 hours.all of that money is now going to the families of sergeant biminio and officer martin. after another disappointing se are celebrating the start of basketball season in ames - for the 57th straight week - the cyclones are in the top 25... the 24th-ranked 'clones hosted sioux falls in an exhibition tonight... first half - transfer merrill holden makes his presence felt - a big time block that leads to monte morris in transition - iowa state up ten early... couple minutes later - another new guy - donovan jackson - shows off a little stroke from deep - one of his two triples
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- this guy is a human highlight reel - deonte burton - rocks the rim - he had 16 and 9...cyclones win big, 101-57...also in exhibition action on sunday - the iowa women - last year the program missed out on the n-c-double-a tournament for the first time since 2007 - that made it a long offseason for bluder's bunch... to new beginnings - the hawks welcomed division-two lewis university to carver.. early on -- they fed their spe sophomore - megan gustafson spins and lays it in - she had 16 points and 11 boards in this one... later on - new faces making a splash - freshman mackenzie meyer spots up - and knocks it down - iowa up 15... then the reigning miss iowa basketball got it done on defense too -- meyer with the steal -- to tania davis - to ally disterhoft with the finish - beautiful basketball there...then more of the same - meyer with the active hands - up the court to davis - transition game in
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the game - lisa bluder - is excited about the influx of talent... "the freshmen are playing amazing defense. i think their energy level is incredible.... the offense is awlays a little bit slower... and i just think you know they were really excited to be out here in an iowa uniform." uniform.""thats the fewest points we've given up in a really long time so that's promising and it's just exciting to be out there with them. they keep it livelyso looking forward to the next game. it was a embarrasment - all the adjectives apply after iowa's 41-14 loss to penn state on saturday - so what went wrong - pretty much everything - the most telling stat of the game - rushing yards - the nittany lions racked up 359 yards on the ground - the hawks ran for just 30 - here are some more stats - penn state was 7 for 14 on third down - they had six tackles for loss and four sacks - in other words - it was complete domination...
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tough - they played better than us today - and we were close on some drives - we just couldn't convert on those times and it's tough - it's gonna hurt - it's never fun going somewhere and losing like this - so it's gonna sting - but i'll have it flushed in like three minutes - and i'm ready to go next week - the packers and colts last played each other in 20-12 - andrew luck's rookie year - and in that matchup - green bay led 21 to 3 - and then luck led back - today - a rematch at lambeau field... aaron rodgers and the pack looking to avoid a second straight loss...but indy came out firing - just before half -- luck goes back shoulder to donte montcrief -- and lambeau goes silent - colts up two scores... but rodgers and the packers battled back - here's davante adams holding on to a fourth quarter touchdown pass - lead cut to 12... next drive - rodgers - all day to throw - finds randall cobb - take that
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score game - but the defense couldn't make that final stop - and the colts win - 31 to 26 -- the packers are now 4 and 4 - and they're in third place in the n-f-c north... 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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their election-themed dog ?accessory. all dog ?accessory. all dog owners use them - but you might not think of your pet's "poo bags" as a way to show your party support. i think a lot of our customers love it. i mean it's just a very lighthearted look at the election. people always see it, they pick up the boxes, they laugh, sometimes they buy it, sometimes they put it down. they'll buy it for friends. it's a fun election jo. the "re-poop-lican" bag.and hillary clinton's is the "demo- crap" bag.so far - the owner says they aren't keeping an official tally on which candidates bags are selling better. good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in another officer killed in a shooting overnight in the line of duty now makes more than 50
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from peach county. you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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and killed overnight adds to the growing list of line-of-duty deaths. that makes 52 officers killed by gun violence this year alone. how that compares with recent years. plus - investigators still scouring the land of a sex-offender now charged with several murders. how they're working to uncover a possible serial killer case. and after nearly four years and 400 million dollars - the university of iowa children's hospitals is finally opening it's doors. a live look now over interstate 380 near north liberty. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm jenee ryan.
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let's get a check of our cbs 2
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"we have to answer every call for don't get a choice wheather we go on it or not we have to respond and we know thats our job so when we respond we know we're taking that risk and so when we go to the funerals to show our support for those families and for the angencies there we know that if something would happen to us we would want our families to be taken care of, our fellow officers to be taken care of also." also."holland adds - these deaths are especially hard to understand because the officers never had a chance to defend themselves in the ambush attacks. later this morning -sergeant beminio will be laid to rest. his funeral will be held at 11 at lutheran church of hope in west des moines. he will be buried at glendale cemetery in
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martin is being held tonight from 4 to eight at a school in rockwell city. his funeral is scheduled for 11-40 tomorrow morning. 11-40 was officer martin's badge number. the urbandale police department is now retiring that number. another officer shot and killed overnight marks the 52nd killed in the line of duty this year. two peach county georgia deputies were responding to a neighbor dispute late last night when they were shot. 41-year-old deputy sondron died from his injuries. the other officer remains in critical condition this morning. the whole thing began in byron - about an hour and a half south of atlanta. police say the suspect fired at the deputies just moments after they left the squadcar. (j.t. ricketson, gbi special agent ) "they get out. they walk maybe 10, 15 yards or so. and they came under fire. they were both struck and they went down right there." there."the officers returned fire and hit the suspect -
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taken into custody and is being treated for a gunshot wound. police say the man accused of chaining up a woman in a metal crate for two months-- is really a serial killer. killer.45-year-old todd cole- hepp was being interviewed about the kidnapping of kay-la brown when authorities say he confessed to four other cold case murders. back in 2003 - chris sherbert - scott ponder - brian lucas and beverly guy were killed at a motorcycle repair shop. police say cole-hepp was committed the murders. the victim's families say as horrible as this all is - 13 years later - they're thankful to know what happened. (tom lucas/ father of brian lucas) "this is the first time in 13 years that i've been able to tell you i have a bit of optimism, a little bit of hope."(joel riddle/ victim's brother) "i went to his grave on our way home from woodruff a moment ago... and it was closure finally."
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discovered the body of a man - later identified as brown's boyfriend on cole-hepp's property. over the weekend - cole-hepp also led investigators to two other bodies burried on his property. new details are coming in after another earthquake in oklahoma hit last night. cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson is at the breaking news desk with more. stephanie? stephanie?jenee-- the earthquake took place in t central oklahoma--but let's take a look at this video at some photos from our cbs affiliate in oklahoma oklahoma--you can see damaged to the buildings--the was measured as a five point zero earthquake-- the earthquake was reportedly felt here in iowa and as far south as texas --first responders had to evacuated a senior living compl- complex----no injuries have been reported-- coming up i'll tell you if the pipeline that runs through the city had anything to do with the
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polls open in less than 26 hours and by tomorrow night - we should know who will next lead our country. with just hours to go - presidential candidates - their v-p picks and surrogates are all making the rounds.many - stopping in key battle ground states like iowa to secure votes before 2016 comes to an end. however - our ballots consist of more than just presidential picks. long-time senator chuck grassley is facing patty judge in a senate race. grassley has held the seat for decades - but - after he refused to hold hearings for president obama's supreme court nominee - patty judge entered the race. as we told you last half hour- that seat is among several democrats hope to turn blue. meanwhile - republican lawmakers are on the trail -
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several seats. congressman rod blum is campaigning hard to hold his frist district seat and avoid handing it over to democrat monica vernon. both have been touring their district - including cedar rapids - dubuque - marshalltown and waterloo. today - blum and senator joni ernst will hold a meet and greet from 11:30 to 12:15 at m-j's restaurant in marion. if you want to avoid long lines at the polls - today is the last day to cast your ballot absentee. on saturda went to the linn county auditors office to take advantage of early voting. county officials say if you have an absentee ballot and haven't mailed it in - you can simply walk it in to the auditor's office before polls close. both auditors offices in cedar rapids and iowa city will be open for absentee voting today. in cedar rapids, you can vote from eight to five.iowa city voting is from seven-45 to five-30. if you're waiting for election
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these important decisions - join us for a final look at the campaign on election eve. don't miss - iowa in focus - vote 20-16 election special, hosted by political reporter kevin barry.you can watch it tonight at 10-30 on our sister station fox 28. four years and nearly 400 million dollars later - the university of iowa children's hospital is opening its doors to the public.cbs 2 news reporter connor morgan takes us on a tour and explains how this hospital kind. ll: in the four years its taken to build the brand new university of iowa children's hospital - the iowa football team has gone from average to amazing.now back to average - i'm sure the hawks won't mind sharing the spotlight with their newest neighbor.from a parking garage for patients and families to the tallest building in all of iowa city - the university of iowa stead family children's hospital is gearing up for guests."i think
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stadium. you can't help but notice the construction activity over the past four years. i think there's some natural curiosity."that curiosity drove more than ten thousand people to see the space this weekend - and both the hospital's executive director and the project's director say some of those guests had a hand in the final product."one of the best things about our project is that it's driven by participation. so we've had well over 600 people, faculty, staff, and appropriately kids and the families themselves drive elements of the design." the input from families who have stayed here for long periods of time, bringing those amenities to the hospital for future people who will use the facilities." fourteen floors and more than 500-thousand square feet are sure to draw your attention - and the facility is now fully dedicated to serving - and distracting - the more than 200,000 children in need of its services."kids of all ages i think are going to find something fun, culminating on
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great views across iowa city looking at the farmlands and of course our special neighbor to the west, kinnick stadium." connor morgan reporting, the hospital will take on its first patient december 10th. 10th.the massive construction isn't just for show. new designs and technology are meant to ensure improved treatment. by converting the space solely into a children's hospital - the executive director says staff will be able to provide better care. the layout creates concentrated care aas eliminating extensive walking for staff - which in turn will increase efficiency. it's and right now in it's de. degrees. still ahead - donald trump and hillary clinton have just hours to wrap up the most votes they can. what they should be doing with that time. time.in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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this presidential campaign ends in about 36 hours. at that time - we'll hopefully know who the 45th president of the united states will be. so - what should the candidates should the candidates need to do in what little time remains? remains?here's national correspondent jeff barnd with a preview. preview. /vo/donald trump trying to seal the deala&/nat/ - http://www.b m/donald-trump-closing- argument-ad-2016-11/1:44 " and we will take back this country for you and we will make america great again." 1:48/vo/ while hillary clinton makes her last minute pitch./sot/ po-19su :07 " lets prove that love trumps hate." :10/vo/even ?this? late in the game, both candidates criss-cross the nation trying to lock up some key races./helptrac graph/many pundits agree the race could come down to 5 to 9 states come election nighta& one of which is the predominately blue state of pennsylvaniaa&.
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that the clintons are putting ?so? much of their attention in philadelphia and pennsylvania means that these polls that say that donald trump is not competitive there? it's not true." 1:47/vo/ political experts say mr trump ?must? lock in some of the big states with a lot of electoral votes and attract voters outside of his loyal base a& to "flip" 1 or 2 swing states his way./sot/rehr - :35 "he has to turn his base out. he has to make sure they all show up and he's ?got to win those undecided voters who walk it and go i don't want another 4 years of barack obama." :42 /vo/the clinton camp is looking to repeat president barack obama's minority and millinial voter turnout 4- 1:02 "hispanics have already turned out in quite large numbers for the early vote, the more concerning part for the democrats is african americans are not turning out in as high numbers as perhaps they were 4-years ago0 for barack obama." 1:13/vo/ political experts say the "momentum" factor is also key. after the wikileaks and fbi e-mail casesa& one former presidential contender thinks a& that energya& has shifted trumps way in this 11th hour. /sot/huckabee - 3:46 "he's the happy warrior, she's that angry lady in the neighborhood on halloween night turned off her lights and never answered
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turbulent campaign season, with more twists and turns than a political thriller a& both candidates are taking no chances. it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning...and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.still ahead - are you getting paid to cast your vote? dozens of employers are giving people paid time off as long as they use it to
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investors are anxiously awaiting the outcome of tuesday's presidential election. election.that's because they'll then start preparing for and anticipating the next leaders policies. a solid u-s jobs report on friday failed to calm nerves as the future for economic plans remains hidden. meanwhile- this year's election mania means tuesday will be a paid holiday for millions of workers many companies that make election day a paid holiday. other companies include ford motor company - square - hearst publishing - patagonia - and digital media company: thrillist.ford sent an email to workers telling them: "every. vote. counts."outdoor clothing company patagonia is closing all its retail stores - its headquarters in california and distribution center in nevada.there is no federal law requiring workers
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if you need a ride to the polls - one tech company is also making sure everyone gets out the vote. zipcar offers members free access to nearly 10-thousand cars tomorrow night. you can sign up on zip-car's website or app.the car-sharing company says it wants to encourage people to cast their votes. if you're doing laundry this morning - check your washer. samsung is recalling nearly 3- million top-load washing machines in the u-s. u-s.the move comes after apparently- the tops of the machines can come off during a wash. there have been reports of injured shoulders and a broken jaw.owners should check with samsung to see if their washer is involved.the south korean company is offering repairs, rebates and refunds. homer- bart - lisa - marge and maggie are setting yet another record. the simpsons was picked up for two more seasons - setting the record for the primetime
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joined our own cbs 2 family in december, 1989. and by season 30 - it will have aired six- hundred-and-sixty-nine episodes. beating our western drama gunsmoke. in the early years - the simpson family regularly pulled in more than 15 million viewers a show. a staggering 33-million tuned in for the most watched episode: bart gets an f in 1990. it's right now it's degrees in a controversial measure will be decided by voters in iowa city tomorrow. why some fear it could muddy up the political system. in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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eastern iowa on this monday morning... the officer who shot jerime mitchell during a traffic stop last week was cleared of another shooting almost exactly a year earlier. officer lucas jones and another officer shot and killed jonathan gossman last october. gossman was trying to run away and started shooting at the officers - that's when they returned fire hitting gossman officer jones was cleared of that shooting but is now being investigated by the d-c-i for shooting jerime mitchell. officer jones pulled jerime mitchell over. he says mitchell started fighting with officer jones who then shot him. mitchell drove away and hit two cars, before being arrested and taken to the hospital.mitchell's family is now calling for investigators to release the dashcam video from that night. there are now less than 26 hours until polls open on election day if you want to avoid long lines tomorrow - today is the last day to cast your ballot absentee. on
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went to the linn county auditors office to take advantage of early voting. county officials say if you have an absentee ballot and haven't mailed it in - you can simply walk it in to the auditor's office before polls close.in cedar rapids, you can vote from eight to five.iowa city voting is from seven-45 to five-30. opposition is growing to a measure in iowa city. according to the press citizen - a local activists filed for measure c - getting more than 700 signatures onto the ballot. ironically - "measure-c" aims to lower the number of required signatures for petitions filed to the city. last year - the required number of signatures was raised to 25-percent voter turn out but no fewer than 36- hundred signatures. the new measure drops the number to 10- percent voter turnout but no fewer than ten signatures. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in
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power, democrats working to take back the senate have just hours left to turn at least six seats blue. you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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