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we know no camera citations can't blemish your credit score -- thanks to a ruling by the supreme court...but some people are still feeling the pressure to pay from collection agencies. agencies.cbs 2 news reporter dora miller spoke with a man who's tired of the calls and wants to know if the threats hold weight. in february, we sat down with the mayor -- who explained that unpaid citations cannot legally impact your credit... but some people are still getting calls from collection agencies. donald lehner has been billed
this week - he received a phone call from harris and harris -- a debt collection agency.he says they threatened to attack his credit if he didn't set up payments for his delinquent account.he says the problem lies with the ?wording collection agency. he threatened to attack his credit. he said the problem lies with the wording of the citation. they say a person who doesn't 20:25:29 "the attorney general's office says that they have a right t these traffic violation notices from the city, but they do not have the right to involve any sort of collection agency to infer that my credit will be ruined.". ruined.".we take your concerns to the city tonight...and we'll have their response on cbs 2 news ten at ten.dora miller, cbs 2 news cedar rapids city leaders say a ?mistake prompted thousands of drivers who were ticketed to get warnings about credit downgrades.according to the gazette - the letters were sent out on september 29th -- with the incorrect
hundred people.right now, it's not clear how the change happened or if it was made by city staff or the traffic camera vendor. new tonight at six - rockwell collins is cutting it's workforce during the next fiscal year.this is a live look at the company's cedar rapids campus. campus.a company spokesman tells cbs 2 news - the avionic engineering company plans to cut two-to-three-percent of it's 20-thousand employees worldwide.that would mean between 400 and 600 right now - 87-hundred people work in cedar rapids.many of 600 jobs. right now 8700 people work in cedar rapids, many of the cuts will come through retirement, attrition and not feeling of being positions. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost in iowa. the berean police department has hired its next leader. davila for has been selected. mchale comes from the kansas
years explains. you will officially take over the chiefs post on december 12. mchale replaces harry daugherty who announced his retirement in april. he was a 40 year veteran of the time. iowa is ranked the second worst state for racial disparities and drug possession arrest. steffi lee explains how the state is responding to this ranking to the aclu.>> reporter: breaking down the bar graph the aclu is clear. >> we do not treat black people and white people the same under the rock off. -- law. took this shows that african- american persons in iowa is almost 7 times more likely to get arrested for drug possession and a white person the state.>> it is important that we point out that black people are seven times more
rested it does not mean you end up in prison. a lot of people today are going into drug rehab instead of jail, drug court.>> reporter: stephen is the director of the governor's office of drug control and he said the only goal behind any drug arrest is to keep the community clean and safe. spike if you are getting federal funding for example from our office there are requirements and propel training. we really stressed that it is not about race, is about trying to get as many drugs off the street as possible.>> reporter: for the president chapter, she hopes this report is a wake-up call for the the a-c-l-u of iowa says it will work with several organizations and press lawmakers to further change drug and discriminatory policing in iowa. a new report reveals child deaths from accidental a new report says child
over two and half years the center for disease control missed one third of cases across the country. with media companies say nationally company does a child dies from accidental shooting every day. in iowa there are about four accidental shootings every year. in johnson county absentee balance -- ballots before sending them in. the auditor's office said they have several voters that received return envelopes addressed to black hawk county. to make sure all of the ballots are returned to johnson county. iowa's senior senator chuck grassley was in cedar rapids over the past few days -- --visiting local businesses.he just sent another letter to the army corps of engineers -- while he fights to change the way they appropriate money for flood protection. protection. "i can suggest something. i don't know that this can be done but we did do it for medicare to have special
special considereations for more rurual areas." areas." he says the formula they use should consider public safety -- mitigation and the fact that rural areas are generally disadvatanged when determining the value of the land flood protection would have to protect compared to more populated cities. there's a party going on right now!neighbors in cedar rapids are being asked to "flood the cbs 2 news anchor jenee ryan ryanis live in newbo to tell
it's bike downtown day in iowa city.cbs 2 news reporter connor morgan morganexplains a new feature that lends itself to cyclists. cyclists. ll: there's nothing quite like riding your bike in iowa city. don't believe me? just ask mayor jim throgmorton."i feel like i'm fully in my body when nothing quite like riding your bike in iowa city. don't believe me? ask mayor jim.>> phil gramm salima body when i'm using my bicycle. i'm fully aware of the world around me.>> reporter: cyclist have even more reason to right things to a new bicycle park in downtown.>> this happens to be
clever biking facility.>> reporter: the structure can hold up to 40 bicycles and design dish it's a design grabs your attention. >> i think it is an interesting structure.>> reporter: the location at washington and dubuque street is not as ideal. >> looks like bikes could be parked on both sides so i'm wondering about the placement of it will be here, look say maybe this is a temporary space and it will be somewhere where you can pa get walk-through.>> reporter: at city officials say the current location is only temporary and are working out specifics about a permanent home. for now, the park would provide commuters the opportunity to leave their hard on saving money on gas in the city on structure. spike if we have to build a parking facility for the car, it saves $26,000 per parking space.>> reporter: iowa city is working to become more bike friendly and this certainly
connor morgan, cbs2 news. >> the city's ultimate ambition is to be awarded platinum status in terms of like friendliness. in a few weeks the city will be evaluated for old status. still to come, the hawkeye men looking for leadership. y mccaffrey thinks there should not be a drop off even with a young team. clouds coming into eastern iowa but that is not ce what it indicates is warm and
people try to eat better while they get ready for the holiday . season.follow along while we learn about supermarkets running tours to help you make better food decisions.monday on cbs 2 this morning. anybody wanting to get outside wall of the forecast for the weekend. earlier in the week when we had a low of 29 it all frost the last to my days but that is behind us. a big gush of warm air coming in and we could see 80 degrees temperatures by monday afternoon. 80 is a big number for this time of year. you will not see very many more of those that we have one in the offering and we will talk more about that in a moment. 62 degrees our temperature now. we have had breaks and the
it was overcast for a while but things have improved. with our temperature of 62 with a south, southeast wind at about 9 mph here in cedar rapids. starting to see fall colors on the trees around the area. not anything showing up on the radar. nice and dry around eastern iowa and it is expected to stay that way for the rest of tonight's and know whether issues there. we do have these clouds we talked about in this is essentially warmer air moving back into the cooler that we experienced the past couple o has generated a couple of clouds but no rainfall showing up and that should be the case tonight in most of tomorrow but late tomorrow afternoon or evening there will be a quick moving disturbance that could kick off a shower thunderstorm but they do look to be few and far between. we will have some of the clouds around on a scattered basis during the evening hours but a nice night for high school football especially for this time of year. the kickoff temperature should be about 60 degrees. winds out of the south at around 10 to 15 mph.
readings out there are back into the low 60s just a couple of degrees cooler than the highs. looks like we will get back into the mid-to upper 50s for low temperatures and hold there and that is a pretty mouth night for this time of year. we should be back in the upper 30s to 40s on a typical basis procures tomorrow's breakout. we start the day around 57 and we will have clouds coming in and out of the area but we will makes a little bit of sunshine. we should get up to about 70 or 72 in the day or tomorrow evening when we could see scattered showers and storms. most of the day tomorrow looks to be in the dry side. as we go to the satellite tonight you can see a big arc of clouds that extends from san francisco all the way up toward parts of canada. that is where our jet stream is located. a big trough is gouging out the western united states and meta- starting to pump up a region in the central us and that will keep the southwesterly winds blowing and bring those
the next several days and it is monday the looks to be the warmest that is only could see and 80 degree high temperature. here's the big -- breakdown in temperature. tomorrow, 66. that is a little bit underdone. if we get the sunshine i'm expecting we should be close to 70. the disturbance we talked about comes to tomorrow is a chance for showers and storms. it is gone by sunday and then the warm air gets established and we should be back into the mid-70s on sunday and then monday we will push for the 80 as far as to my goes, skies will be mostly cloudy overall, looks like low temperatures should be around 54 degrees to 57 degrees and south winds at 10 to 15. tomorrow a variable cloudiness which means a mix of sunning clouds with a chance for a shower or storm late in the day but again few and far between and generally light.
south. 72 in waterloo, cindy and dubuque and 72 in cedar rapids. extended forecast a great day on sunday on the way up to 77. monday we will busted out at 81 degrees. another front comes to drop to 60. another front comes to win senate and that compares a few showers and by thursday high temperatures back down once again with a high of 53 degrees. coming up in sports the comfortable clone, why the -- error is different from year
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another week - another road test for the iowa hawkeyes - and if this game is like the last four games - it's gonna another week and another road trip for th boilermakers - the hawks are just 2 and 2 in their last four games - and each of those contests went down to the wire -- and they were all decided by seven points or less - it's not the easy way - but the hawks are used to life on the edge are 2-2. each of the contest went down to the wire in the world decided by seven points or less. it is not the easy way but the hawks are used to living life on the edge.>> i think everyone the place the game knows how close games are whether you are on the waiting side or the
on both sides. we know that these conference games will be tougher we have to come out ready to play.>> it will be a new look on the basketball court. the hawkeyes are looking to replace all of the encore production they have loss but also the leadership. much of that will fall on peter jack as i was lone returning score. mccaffrey also expects guys like jones to have a voice the season. if everybody leads a little bit the hawks hope to fill -- fill the void. >> these guys they have had great examples of how to do it and get these young guys to step in and be really good because they want the ability come everyone of them has a chance to be special. houston will that happen? they will get a chance. they will play.>> there were plenty of it wins and a trip to the sweet 16 from the first
not mean clone was comfortable. it was a transition year for the cyclones. this year that shadows not hanging over iowa state. this is clones program and he is ready for year two.>> just being here now to where i think people know who i am. people did not know who i was last year but knowing the person that i am a knowing the character that i have i have a great deal of comfort and we are more comfortable with him and we feel many more great relationships over last year.>> did not get to turn into week 8 of the eastern iowa ot 30 minutes of highway dish highway football. duane stops by for choctaw. that is at 10:30 on our sister station.
as we look at the weekend, it is looking like a good one. >> there is a little period late in the day specially tomorrow evening where there might be a shower or storm but it does not look impressive. the dynamics are not overly strong. is out there but i do not think it will last long if it does happen pretty close will be in
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