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20-16 - may not be re-opening at all. and that's even though it was left untouched by flood waters. the city of cedar rapids and the best western cooper's mill hotel were talking about a possible buy out long before the flooding real- estate manager rita rasmuseen says they've been in talks with the property owners for about a year.the city had the property value assesesed and made a purchase agreement for more than 5 million dollars. once they closed for the flooding -- it was decided to move forward with the sale. "we have a signed purchase agreement from the property owner that will be presented on the city council agenda for october 11 recommended for approval and assuming that's approved we anticipate closing having them transfer title to the city hopefully by the end of the month." month."if final approval is given by the city council -- the building will be torn down next spring. the city's flood control
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updates tuesday - on flood protection near the 16th avenue bridge.these renderings show the levee and flood walls planned to protect areas that were excluded from recent temporary protection.the levee will have a 130-foot base and walls 13-feet high.crews are planning to break ground on the new levee october 11th. cedar rapids leaders have a few alternative suggestions if you have sand left behind from flood protection. protection.they say it can be used in flower beds -- yards or even as compost.sand can also be p i on oil leaks to absorb the liquids. you can reuse those paint cans with some sand by making them into patio candles for cookouts or use some glass jars for indoor use. the city warns against touching any material that came in contact with flood waters or debris.and do not put any of it in yardy carts because they can't handle the weight. empty sandbags can't be recycled - they need to be put in the garbage. if you don't want to deal with them
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starting monday -- running for about two weeks. many alliant energy customers - were shocked recently when they opened up their utility bill this month.some seeing figures higher than anything they've ever paid before. before.the high costs are due to a new billing system alliant energy put in place earlier this year.the system is designed to protect customers from inaccurate bills by putting a review in place when meter readings are drastically different from the previous year.according to alliant spokesperson justin foss - the unforeseen weather problems. justin foss: "we didn't have enough billing specialists in so we weren't able to manually review all the bills. when we can't manually review the bills, the system just kicks out an estimated bill." bill."according to foss - the estimates don't reflect usage - which is higher this year due to warmer weather.alliant didn't anticipate such a drastic temperature difference - and admit they were unable to update customers immediately. vice presidential nominees - democrat tim kaine and
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off in the only v-p debate last night in virginia.right off the bat -- both nominees accused each other of running negative campaigns. campaigns.((sot kaine)) "donald trump in his campaign has called mexicans rapists and criminals. he has called women slobs, pigs, dogs, disgusting."((sot pence)) "this 'insult-driven campaign' - that's small potatoes compared to hillary clinton calling half of donald trump supporters a basket of deplorab" deplorables."a new cbs news poll shows the two candidates are largely unknown to te last night's debate was a chance for voters to get a glimpse of the running mates -- but it was largely about the presidential nominees. pence was asked about how donald trump used the tax code to avoid paying federal income taxes. (gov. mike pence, (r) vice presidential candidate) those tax returns that came out publicly this week show that he faced some pretty tough times 20 years ago. but like virtually every other business including the new york times not too long ago, he used what's called net operating loss. we have a tax code, senator, that actually is
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so it's smart not to pay for our military, veterans, teachers, and i guess all of us who do i guess are stupid? stupid?donald trump and hillary clinton face off again this weekend - in a town-hall- style presidential can watch that right here on cbs 2 - it starts at 8. corridor voters got a chance to see one of the most well- known names fighting for gun control legislation. legislation.former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords came through cedar rapids tuesday on her 14-state bus tour, with americans for responsible solutions.she and her husband started the political action committee after giffords was shot during a meet and greet in 20-11.she says making the changes she wants to see will take courage... by everyone. "i've seen great courage when my life was on the line. now is the time to come together, be responsible, democrats, republicans, everyone."
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mentioned how gun violence is a growing issue in cedar rapids--and can only be solved by a community that is willing to focus on it together. funeral services for keith lamont scott... scott...have been postponed.he was the african american man shot and killed in charlotte, north carolina, scott's service was going to be held today and tomorrow in south carolina -- but the funferal home decided to push it back because of the hurricane threat.scott was killed by a police officer last month after an altercation outside an apartment complex.after his death -- violent protests and riots investigators combing a heavily damaged new jersey train station - were able to find a data recorder that should shed more light on the commuter train crash that killed one woman and injured more than 100 people.the recorder should have vital information about how fast the train was going and if the brakes worked. federal investigators also say they're looking at the train engineer's cellphone -- which was found in a backpack in the train's cab. paisely park - the home and
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will be open to the public this week. have now been scheduled to begin tomorrow - but the site will be welcoming guests for a very limited time. the tours will only be held on three days - the city council tabled a vote to re-zone the property to allow it to run as a they can only hold tours on three scheduled days.many fans already booked tickets to attend a tour - some are now able to get a refund. a golf legend was remembered on tuesday -- as some of the biggest names in the golf world gathered to the life of arnold palmer.he died last month at the age of 87.his private funeral was last week -- but his family wanted a public service to be held after the ryder cup.most of team u-s-a showed up to the memorial -- along with the ryder cup trophy.another golfing legend -- jack nicklaus -- spoke at the service. "today i hurt just like you. you don't lose a friend of almost 60 years and not feel
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often says, the memories are the cushions of life." life."palmer won sixty-two titles on the p-g-a tour and helped grow golf to worldwide recognition. it's and right now in it's degrees. degrees.after the hiker's awful luck -- and the pictures he has to prove it. your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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main weather- 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
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a montana man -- survived two attacks from a grizzley bear in one unfortunate day. day.he even posted a gruesome selfie video on facebook - right after the attack. attack.jeanne moos has his story - but we do want to warn viewers - some of the video is . graphic.
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de caprio got attacked by a bear in "the revenant"? well todd orr got attacked twice. (todd orr, attacked by bear) "she got my head good. i don't know what's under my hat."we know his brain's intact because he had the presence of mind to tell his story right after what happened in the movie...(nats) "bear picks him up by his back."happened to him.todd was scouting places to hunt elk in montana when a grizzly protecting her cubs charged him.(todd orr, attacked by bear) "i sprayed the bleep out of her with bear spray."but she kept coming and started biting. bite was like a sledge hammer with teeth" todd wrote on his facebook page. and then the bear, a grizzly like this, left. and todd started hiking three miles back to his truck. 10 minutes or so later, the same bear attacked him again. "one bite on my forearm went through to the bone and i heard a crunch."(nats)todd played dead, he could feel the bear's breath on his neck. "i could smell the terrible pungent odor she emitted. for thirty seconds she stood there crushing me. and then she was gone. "(todd orr, attacked by
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organs are good."todd recorded this video for facebook when he got back to his truck. (jeanne moos, cnn national correspondent) "but who...who videos themself, bleeding and battered, before going to the hospital?"to the before going battered, bleeding and themself, videos who...who t) "but correspondencnn national (jeanne moos, truck.back to his when he got facebook video for recorded this video for facebook when he got back to his truck.(jeanne moos, cnn national correspondent) "but who...who videos themself, bleeding and battered, before going to the hospital?"this is a guy whose business is selling knives. he drove about 20 miles to the closest hospital, calling his girlfriend and 911 on the way. and got arm surgery tuesday. now he's become a legend in montana. "todd orr for president...making more sense after a bear attack than trump and hillary can in a temperature controlled room." (nat)jeanne moos cnn(todd orr, attacked by bear) "yeah life sucks in bear country."new
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it's now on this morning. morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.coming up next...the new routine for iowa football to get over their last two loss. losses. a' doin? just 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. so i guess i can just check my credit score then? oooh "check out credit karma today. credit karma. give yourself some credit."
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taking a look at your??????? your??????? here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... a 26-year-old mother from dubuque, raven harris, has pleaded guilty to two charges of child endangerment.this is after her toddler son, jeremiah horsley, shot himself in the face with a gun in january.harris is scheduled to jeremiah's father will be going to trial on october thirty-first on child endangerment charges as well. marion city leaders will hold a public reception on friday to introduce four candidates trying to be the city's next police chief. chief.the one-hour reception is scheduled to get underway at 5:30 on friday at the marion public library. library.long-time police chief harry daugherty announced his retirement back in april. daugherty was a 40-year veteran of the department. the johnson county affordable housing coalition is re-
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non-profit organization.the coalition works to increase access to affordable housing for those with low-income. according to the federal reserve - over the last 36 years, rent has increased 35-percent in johnson county. the average income for renters has declined 13-percent. johnson county renters are paying more than 30-percent of their annual income on rent. "quite frankly the fun in football is playing well... you never play as well as you want, that's never happened but playing more to what we want to be.. that's the fun in football."and as of right now the hawks aren't having fun... because lately they are playing well -- but all that can change with a win on the road -- saturday against minnesota and to get last weeks bad taste out of their mouths -- the hawkeyes hit the practice field monday instead of tuesday to prepare for the gophers -- and a road trip might be just what kirk
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get out of their funk... funk..."i think it brings the team together a little bit more because you have to rely on one another. we don't have a crowd to fall back on so any time you can do that... you know i think it's a good time for us to you know go up there and come away with a win." win.""we definately know we all we got... the guys that's in the meetings every day the guys that's on the field... we just got to have each others back and block out the outside noise and stick to what we've been doing wich is grinding each day."hard to believe, but basketball season is right around the corner -- the panthers are coming off back to back missouri valley tournament titles and back to back trips to the big dancethe theme this year at u-n-i -- youth -- 11 of the 16 players on coach jake's roster -- are new to the program -- but that doesn't mean the new panthers haven't quickly learned that in cedar falls -- it's about the heart, not the numbers... numbers..."a bunch of new guys, right? a bunch of guys that are different. and maybe not as much game experience,
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there are guys there" there""last year we had a lot of up's and down's,a nd during that down... we all learned a lot about ourselves and about each other.... we know now that if we believe in one another and come together as a team, anything is possible -- the sky is the limit"high school volleyball -- marion hosting independence -- in a wamac west winner take all first set -- stangs on the attack -- holly cooksley -- sets up kaitlin knee-dert and she hammers it home for the pointbut it was home cooking for the indians tonight -- caitlyn smith with the quick slams it home -- marion wins their 3 straight wamac west crown with a 3 set -- sweep over independencein the m-v-c -- linn-mar taking on prairie on pink out nightfirst set -- megan renner serving -- and megan renner with perfect placement for the ace -- but prairie would get the last laugh because megan oldenburger was playing possessed -- that's a 100 mile an hour spike -- and the p-hawks get the win in 4 sets 3 to the links -- boys districts at pheasant ridge in
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qualify for a trip to state nile happel doing his best to try and get jefferson there -- on 11 -- he drops his approach on the green -- and cap it off by rolling in a birdie puttbut like most meets -- washington's fank lindwall had it going on -- he shot a 71 -- and was the individual medalist -- the warriors won the team title -- they're heading to state -- cedar falls and dubuque senior also qualified cbs-2 news connects with the us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at cbs2iowa.comor connect with us
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vernon: i'm monica vernon, and i approve this message. congressman blum's smear campaign -- misleading and false. the truth -- monica vernon donated every pay raise to charity and helped build a homeless shelter for women and children, 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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actor, ben stiller is now opening up about a serious health issue he went through. through.the 50-year-old actor told howard stern this week, that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago. ago.stiller says early detection helped his doctor treat the he's appearing in a p-s-a to remind more men to schedule prostate exams.stiller says he had no history of prostate cancer in his family, and found out he had the disease through a test recommended by his doctor. good morning again -- it's now right now it's degrees in after the break...the dramatic first night of playoff baseball.'re watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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"is that credit karma again?" "just wanna see if my score wanna check yours?" "scores don't change that much. i haven't changed." "oh really?" "it's girls'night. ah huh." "they said business casual." "i love summer weddings!" "oh no." "yeah, maybe it is time. maybe i should check my credit score." "try credit karma. it's free."
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out credit karma today. credit karma. give yourself some credit." right now on cbs 2 this morning...the national trend that a few pranksters brought to the corridor. the new way cedar rapids schools are making sure kids get to class. the powerful display showing the scope of a serious problem on college campuses. welcome to cbs two this
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barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2
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right now - co eastern iowa have joined a growing list of towns and cities that have reported unusual sightings of people imitating clowns. might be a growing social media prank -- but police are taking it very serio. seriously.the sightinigs have been reported in just about every part of the country. university of iowa police took multiple reports this cedar rapids -- someone reported seeing clowns follow them on a city street. street.police tracked down the students allegedly seen in this photo.they told police they thought it would be funny to dress up as clowns, like in
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although a gag in most cases, some sightings in other parts of the country have been linked to assaults. as the bizzare sightings continue - a professional clown in the corridor says this may have started out as a prank, but now, it's not funny. funny.jacob cowger performs at parties and parades as sparkles and he says many professionals are concerned those gigs will start to be cancelled because of the spreading fear of his shop -- the costume emporium in downtown cedar rapids -- cowger says he's also wondering if customers just avoid the normally popular evil clown masks. "i mean clowns are meant to be happy, funny and bring enjoyment to people and what these people are doing right now is completely the opposite of what we're all about." about."sparkles the clown says he just wants the people who are dressing up to realize they can take a prank too far and end up scaring a lot of people. many experts thought last night's first and only vice presidential debate would be a toned down version of the fiery presidential
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candidates frequently talked over each other. other."richard nixon/he's gonna/ a&gentlemen, the people at home can't understand either one of you when you speak over each other." other."in fact - cbs news went back through each section of the debate - and tallied how many times the two candidates interrupted each other.senator tim kaine did it 60 times, while indiana governor mike pence did it 37 times.several times - kaine tried to get pence to defend his runningmate donald trump. to governor pence i can't imagine how you defend your runningmate's position on one issue or the next and all six times he's refused to defend his runningmate.don't put words in my mouth, i'm happy to defend him, most of what you're saying is completely false and i'm happy to defend t. that.after the debate - the trump campaign slammed kaine for his quote - "unhinged
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campaign said kaine did a fine job - and got under governor pence's skin. right now -- hurricane matthew is slowly barreling its way toward the bahamas -- and is threatening the u-s eastern coast. coast.the powerful storm hit haiti and then made its way though eastern cuba.the hurricane has killed at least 11 people so far -- five of them were in haiti -- where winds of 145 miles an hour swept through the country. more southern states are now preparing to feel the effects of the deadly hurricane. hurricane.the state of florida is now bracing for a direct hit.this morning are planning to activate 500 additional national guard members.north and south carolina - along with georgia have all declared states of emergency.state leaders are telling residents in effected areas to evacuate now. (gov. rick scott / (r) florida) "if you think you're going to have to evacuate, go do it now before the roads get clogged."(gov. nikki haley / (r) south carolina) "if you don't get out in time, you might actually get stuck." (gov. nikki haley / (r) south carolina) "i think that's worst case scenario is to be stuck on the coast and have no place to go because you didn't meet the evacuation time."
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storm to brush up against the coast of the u-s by the end of the week. residents in south florida - are taking no chances - lines at gas stations across the miami area were packed - as drivers filled up their cars before the storm's arrival. residents also took to grocery stores to stock up on food, water and emergency supplies. mandatory evacuations start this morning for some people who live in flood prone areas. the cedar rapids community school district districtis working on taking a new approach to make sure kids get to school. school program at wright elementary and is now spreading across the district.a student who misses 10-percent of the school year -- roughly 18 days -- is considered chronically absent.those students are at a higher risk of missing more milestones -- and are more likely to drop out.the district says on any given day -- most students are at school -- but there are certain students who are gone a lot. "1:57:43 it helps us to know who we need to target. who we
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to, messaging to, interventions with. who we need to reach out to to say how can we support you and help you remove these barriers to your attendance.." attendance.."district officials say cedar rapids schools want to be supportive -- so families can reach out if they need help making sure their child is in school. today is international walk to school day and the corridor kids are taking to the street. 2 news reporters stephanie johnson is in cedar rapids heading to school this where are you going? going?good morning ?? i'm heading to jackson elementary school this morning.this is a statewide effort to get kids moving. the cedar rapids community school district is one of many districts taking part to support iowa's efforts to become a healthier state. all ninety-nine counties will jackson elementary school and johnson steam academy magnet school are among those walking.all of
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elementary school will take a group picture in the school yard. covering the corridor in cedar rapids stephanie johnson cbs 2 news. a developing story at iowa state university - thousands of dollars in donations were used to have university pilots fly the personal trips. a-p review of the billing records show flights were used to take president steven leath and his family members to attend an n-c- double-a basketball tournament game.leath's trips are being observed after he admitted to damaging i-s-u's small plane when coming home from a trip in north -- his other trips are under review. iowa state says all the flights were justified. atkirkwood community college - school leaders helped to illustrate the scope of suicide. suicide.students placed 11-
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of the student services building.they represent the 11-hundred students who take their own lives in the u-s each year.suicide is now the leading cause of death among college students.the kirkwood chapter of a group called 'active minds' also wrote messages including 'you are not alone.' "i feel like a lot of people who struggle with mental illness or depression, kind've feel like they're the only one going through it but really you're not. if you talk to somebody about it. i bet you that they're going through it they have a frnd member. anybody you talk to is going to know someone who's having the same issues or similar issues to you." you."the group is also teaching students about warning signs and how to help others who are feeling suicidal. welcome to october - the major league baseball playoffs started last night -- and the first wildcard game did not dis. disappoint.nats of homer homer that was edwin encarnacion's walk off home-run in the
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game went into extras tied at 2.the blue jays move on to play the texas rangers in the a-l-d-s.tonight -- the san francisco giants play the new york mets in the n-l wild card game -- with the winner facing the cubs. it's and right now in it's degrees. degrees.coming up next...the latest scam targetting college kids trying to pay off debt. your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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a warning now to college students with student wary of ads that promise to help get your debt under contro. control.connie thompson found - instead of help - you could end up with more debt than when you started. started. by the time they graduate, college undergrads have an 'average' of 35 thousand dollars in student loan debt. for grad students, it's much higher. a lot of debt settlment companies claim they
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plans - for a fee.the national foundation for credit counseling has a warning.(sot) 13:59 bruce mcclary nfcc "but a lot of these offers are making guarantees and promises they can't keep." spokesman bruce mcclary says the offers can be very deceptive.fxthese companies imply they're tied to the federal government.add they require a large payment up-frontaddsome promise partial or total debt forgiveness(sot) 44:05connie "but they can't guarantee my loan will be reduced." (sot) 17:00 bruce "there's nobody that can promise debt forgiveness on student loan none of these operations that are asking you to pay a fee up front for debt settlement are connected in any way with the federal government." students with government loans are prime targets- but debt settlement scams prey on 'any' student who owe money.(sot) 18:10bruce "they're taking your money and they're leaving you in a situation where you're not going to get what you were expecting." experts say the safest way to manage your debt - is to head to the u-s department of education website. can find a number of options - for debt
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- and it's free. it's and you're watching cbs 2 this morning... morning...and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.just ahead...the influential gun control advocate stopping through the corridor just before election
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welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your???????
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those pesky fees for using your debit cards at an out-of- network a-t-m are now at an all-time record high. says there have been ten straight years where the fees have increased.the average fee is 4-dollars and financial analyst says as long as you don't use out-of-network machines routinely -- it's not going to make or break you. a judge is now allowing a lawsuit to move forward about credit card chip readers you see at some stores. stores. suing major credit card companies for forcing them to install the equipment.those businesses say the machines are expensive and don't fully protect them from fraud.they also accuse credit card companies of penalizing them if they don't card companies, banks and major retailers came up with the terms for businesses to use the chip readers. several u-s airlines have waived flight change fees because of hurricane matthew. matthew.the category four storm is churning through the caribbean and making its way
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delta -- united and jetblue added certain u-s destinations to their change-fee was previously limited to caribbean airports.the change-fee waivers allow customers to make one change trip without paying extra charges.airlines will likely issue waivers for more u-s airports as matthew continues to get closer to the coast. best buy has now agreed to pay a three-point-eight million dollar civil penalty for selling recalled products. products.the agreement with the u-s consumer product safety commission settles distributed sixteen recalled products from 20-10 to 20-15. best buy sold about six hundred recalled items including more than four hundred canon cameras. nike is raffling off 89 pairs of its "back to the future" sne. sneakers.the special-edition shoes are replicas of the self- lacing sneakers worn by marty mc-fly in the iconic "back to the future" for the online lottery are 10 dollars and the lottery closes on october will be notified about a week later.
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lottery ticket sales for the kicks will be donated to the michael j. fox foundation.the non-profit is working to find a cure for parkinson's disease. actor michael j. fox played mc-fly and suffers from parkinson's. the night before the super bowla&taylor swift will headline a pre-game party sponsored by a-t and t. t.this is part of a multi-year deal swift has with the telecommunications company. company.a-t and t announced on provide exclusive performances throughout the arrangement.the deal comes just months after she claimed the top spot on forbes celebrity 100- list...earning an estimated 170-million dollars in the past year. it's
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coming up next...the latest scam hitting baby boomers right as they try to retire. your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
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here's a look at some of eastern iowa's top stories -- on this morning... today -- a former presidential candidate will be making his way to iowa.vermont senator for hillary clinton today in des moines.the two were big rivals during the primaries earlier this year.sanders is speaking at 10-30 at drake university. iowa always has a special place for politics and now - a comedy series - based on a fictional campaign will be shot right here in the hawkeye state.the show "embeds" will be produced by fox news host megyn kelly and "fifty shades of grey" movie producer michael de luca.filming of the show will take place in des moines starting next week.
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half-hour long episodes that will be streaming starting election day.the show will follow five young reporters covering a presidential campaign. as the baby boomers age, they are expected to need more in- home care careanna werner explaisn how federal investigators are raising questions about persistent fraud and abuse in medicaid-funded personal care s. services. (vo)the woman on this video taken by investigators said she needed a personal care assistant, becae left her house and could hardly walka&(nat-sot)woman: "i crawla&."caller: "you crawl?"woman: sometimes it's even on my elbows"but agents caught her dragging a waste can across her drivewaya&and picking up her dog. investigators said medicaid paid for 5 in-home care workers over 3 years - for services never provided. the woman and 3 of the workers were charged in connection with the fraud and given jail time.david ceron is a special agent with the inspector general's office.(sot- david ceron// office of inspector
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out there who, y'know, they bill for services that weren't rendered."today's advisory highlights other examples: like an "attendant in illinois who submitted claims seeking more than $34,000 for services that she did not provide"a&. and another in missouri whose "time sheetsa&indicated that she was in two places at the same time." but worse than fraud says ceron, is patient abuse and neglecta&(sot-david ceron// office of inspector general, special agent) "we found various instances of abuse where individuals were supposed to be getting one on one care with personal care attendants, and the didn't stop by for weeks on end. cases where attendants went on cruises in the caribbean and the beneficiary was left alone in their home." the problem, he says? there are no consistent standards for personal care workers nationwide. which is why the inspector general's office is recommending "minimum federal qualifications and screening standards" for workers, including background checksa&.state registers for all attendantsa&and better tracking of services provided. in response, the centers for
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told us "the health and well-being of medicaid a top cms priority....we are actively strengthening the program's protections for beneficiaries and taxpayers." (sot-david ceron// office of inspector general, special agent) "this could be somebody's mother. could be somebody's grandmother. their brother. their sister. and they're trusting that care is being provided to an adequate level but it's really not."(on cam tag: anna werner/cbs news/new york)c-m-s says it's working on specific steps including training for states in monitoring fraud, waste, and abuse.but the o-i-g it issued a major report on all this in 2012, and no major changes have happened as of yet.anna werner, cbs news, new york. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in after the break...the developing story about a deadly train crash in new jerse.'re watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. i'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers. 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? i can't say that either. right now on cbs 2 this morning...the cedar rapids business that ?won't be coming back after the 2016 flood. the best ways to re-purpose the sand used to keep the cedar river away from buildings. the unpleasant surprise for some alliant customers -- and how long it will take to fix.
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barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a we had showers moving eastward. waterloo you guys are dry but around cedar rapids iowa city -- iowa city there are a few showers. here's a live look what's going on on my 80 around the a man exit. it 63 and cloudy skies but they too are dry.


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