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the military " drafting women would be a really strange idea ... .. i don't think sex should matter. " your thoughts on women being drafted along with men - in the event of war. war. another winter storm covers the corridor - - causing accidents and forcing many to spend valentines day - digging out.the snow - came down heavy - over- night - - and lasted through the day.at least a couple of inches - - across much of eastern iowa - - and that means slick roads - - in many areas - - still - tonight. tonight.as we look out live - from our sky - cam - - the snow has pretty much come to an end. is moving in. in.lets go straight - to meteorologist - rebecca - latest information. information. snow totals have ranged from an inch to five inches across the area. southern areas got
a huge crash - this afternoon - - on interstate - 80 - - while the snow was still falling. falling.it shut** down the west* bound lanes - - just west branch. branch.viewers sent us these photos - as they waited in a long line of cars - for the wreckage to be cleared. emergency crews - say nearly thiry** vehicles - were involved - including at least one semi* .we know there are injuries - but the state patrol - isn't saying how many.inter-state - 80 - is open again tonight. new developments - tonight - in the death of supreme court justice - anton-nin - scalia.a judge - with ties to cedar rapids - may be on the - short list - for a replacement. jane kelly - is a federal appeals* court - judge.before that - she served as a federal public defender - in cedar rapids.she was a class-mate of the president's - - at harvard.she's also known - as the survivor** - - of a - viscious - attack - on a cedar rapids - running trail - in 2004.this is
after that attack.no arrests - were ever made. whether president obama - should nominate - anyone** - to replace - scalia - has turned into a huge political battle.republicans - including iowa senator charles grassley - say it's up to the next* president. president.mark albert - has our continuing coverage. coverage. early sunday morning, the body of supreme court justice antonin scalia arrived at an el paso funeral home... the flag out front is lowered to half-staff.president obama paid tribute to the longest- serving member of the court. scalia was often seen as the keystone of the conservative, five-justice majority on the high court, which frequently split with the four more liberal justices.president obama said he would nominate a
on the direction of the court. "there's a long tradition that election year. "he can nominate someone; the senate's not moving forward on it until after the election."mitch republican vowed to block any obama appointment to the supreme court until a new president is voted into office. democrats lashed out. "it is beyond my comprehension and it just speaks to level of republican obstructionism from day one."funeral arrangements for scalia have not yet been announced. mark albert - reporting. senator grassley - - says it would be un-usual* for a president to make an appointment in his last year in office - and that president obama - should not* be allowed to replace scalia. a state investigation shows - - that cases of teacher* mis-conduct in iowa - may be slipping through the cracks.it reveals - more than - one * hundred educators - with serious* criminal convictions
national - list.that could allow them - back in to - class-rooms.the state's board of educational examiners - says all teachers - facing punishment - should be in the national data-base.but state law - often limits - information sharing. cedar rapids - is a cross - roads - for human trafficing*.police - - say our location - between - larger - mid-west cities - - makes eastern iowa - a frequent stop - for victims and those who control them.fox 28 - news reporter joe - who - zinga - is here - with the story of a corridor group - that's helping to - fight back.joe. for many human trafficking is an invisible crime but for those on the front lines it can feel like an up hill battle that hasn't stopped cedar rapids gives from giving it their all only one to two percent of human trafficking victims are ever rescued it's very difficult to get them out of this and once they're out its very difficult to restore them to society. 11cedar rapids
2013 to help provide human trafficking survivors with the services and support that law enforcement can't. can't.law enforcement is not going to be able to deal with this problem on its own. we are heavily reliant on ngos to provide us services that we cant quite frankly. 14cedar rapids gives brings existing social service providers together to provide counseling clothes shelter and other essential services. we're making lists of what they all provide so we can figure out where the services already exist and then identify the gaps.10 soon they hope to have a full time advocate to help victims recoveries step by step. step.it's not just a give give give type of situation you want to empower people so they can stand on their own 6 they're also working toward a victim safe house in cedar rapids a resource that is essential to getting victims out of the life. life.once they're in the life the average life expectancy is only seven years because its
davidson says that currently there are a little over 500 beds in the country dedicated to human trafficking rescue. that number falls far short of the needs of tens of thousands of victims. joe huisinga fox 28 new hundreds of people - are expected - at the state capitol tomorrow - to speak out - on preventing* substance - abuse. abuse.members of the iowa alliance - of coalitions for change - will meet with law- makers.they say - many teens - start out with marijuana - - thinking it's safe - but soon move on to harder* drugs.their meeting comes - on the heels - of a new federal study - showing 77 ** percent of american teens - believe it is safe - to smoke pot. recently - the military announced plans to - lift* all gender* restrictions - thatkeep - women out of combat.now - the debate is raging - over whether that - - should be taken one step further. further.drafting* women - in to the military - is the topic - in tonight's - say what.
" bang bang bang " while women have served with honor - in many military roles - - with two recently graduating as army rangers - the distinction between - volunteering for opportunities in the military - - and being drafted and forced to fighthas everyone from presidential candidates to people in the corridor taking sides. sides." drafting women would be a really strange idea." pearl is a grand mother - who says - many women just couldn't meet the physical requirements for combat. " if you want to do it go ahead and do it, if you're not able to do it or don't want to do it, women should be exempt. " " i don't think sex should matter. " ashlynd - and some of her friends - might be among those - on the front lines - should the u-s bring back the draft - that ended in 1973,and she says - that's the way it should be. be." i feel like it would be more fair because if men can do it, then women should be able to and it kind of seems sexist when they just think
ability to. " on our facebook page - annette writes when it comes to drafting women - - there are just some things that are wrong. this is one i believe to be wrong.matt posts - you're a hypocrite if you believe women should be able to serve in these units, yet shouldn't sign up for selective serviceand delbert says - history has proven women can fight in wars, it's the advice of the modern age that tells us they can't" i'd be horrible at war. " jeffrey says - when it comes to the draft and who serves in a should be - who wants to prove they can do the job. " it's too sexist .. you know what i mean .. it shouldn't be man - woman .. it should be a body or a person that's willing and able and who can qualify. " " - " fire in the hole - bang " you know - we always want to hear your thoughts.you can share them right now - on our face-book - page.
at nine - smoke on the water. water.the strange phenmenon - - that's entertaining - people in the north-east - - even as they suffer through some of the most brutally - cold temperatures - in history. history.and - fighting - for flint.a cedar rapids church - faces a road - block - as it tries to get - much - needed supplies - to the city in crisis.we'll show you who's coming to the rescue. dad: i know. spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. mom: hey. dad: the culligan man.
culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. so keeping everything spotless is effortless. dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. take a look at - sea smoke** - - forming in boston.the fog forms - - when very cold air - - moves over - warmer - water.and make no mistake - - it's very cold
as 18** cities - expect record** - breaking cold temperatures.new york - should see a low temperature - of *zero* -- that breaks - the old record of two degrees - - set on this date - - in world* war one. out west - an incredible - story of survival.69-year-old - phillip - ba-san -son - is recovering - after being stranded for a week - in the nevada desert.he survived by drinking melted snow - and rationing what little food - he had.his truck broke down - in a remote area.a state trooper - finally found him.a good reminder - that staying with your vehicle - is the best decision. closer to home - reminders that spring - will eventually come.the home show - wrapped up today - at the coralville - marriott.it shows off the biggest advancements - in home design - decorating and remodeling. we found a lot of ideas in out-door landscaping and experts ready for the season to begin. "we've got 100 vendors.
home construction to remodel lighting, flooring, electricians, entertainment, hardscaping, landscaping ." ."energy-saving technologies - also - got a lot of attention - with more home-owners - wanting to go "green". not many signs of spring - - out** side - today in the corridor -- but wait* until later this week. week.meteorologist - rebecca - cope -pell-man - is here - with the latest in your forecast. some lingering flurries are possible overnight tonight... otherwise snow totals from this system ranged from one to five inches in some spots. the highest totals were found in
mostly cloudy skies. there is another system developing that will move through late tomorrow. most of the day monday will be dry, then late monday another system will move through, leading to a rain and snow mix for southern areas and light snow to the north. it all changes over to snow early tuesday morning. accumulations are only expected to be near an inch. then.. it starts to melt because temperatures will be increasing well above freezing for the end of this week. warm air will surge in the south and from the pacific.. leading to temperatures nearly
expand medi-caid* coverage - to people under 21 - and pregnant women - exposed to lead - in - flint** . .about 15 -thousand people - would benefit from the care. he also wants to organize doctors and other specialists - to treat those who drank the water.he spoke about the issue - earlier this month. "the important thing here is we have everyone focused in on solving problems and the issues and make that the priority." priority."the u-s surgeon general - arrives in flint - this week - to assess - the effect on residents. cedar rapids church - members - planned to leave tomorrow - to take thousands* of bottles of water - to - flint.but - they hit a road-block - with-out any - way - to move the mountain of donations. donations.fox 28 news reporter - steffi - lee - shows you - who came to the rescue. rescue. the mountain of water cases inside mount zion missionary baptist church is stacked so high - "we didn't realize the vastness of god i guess."it's
ceiling.some donated thousands. thousands. "three hundred cases. i really enjoyed helping other people."and the cedar rapids church originally planned on driving all water donations to flint on monday. but one problem as the day got closer - you couldn't pack all of this into anyone's truck. truck. "the lady just showed up."now there's a different donation to help the church. church. "the truck being delivered - that was only an act of god."a semi-truck to hold the water - thanks to c-r-s-t who dropped it off this week. week."it got real that day. it got real that day."real progress - "don't take nothing for granted because all of that can be taken away like that." on a goal to relieve flint's water crisis. crisis. "our church name has missionary in it. that means we help the poor, help the people who's less fortunate." before the church rolls out two weeks from now - seeing this truck and too many bottles to count are reminders - "we should give onto others
us." "i don't think this is going to be a one time thing." covering the corridor in cedar rapids, steffi lee, fox 28 news. the original goal for the church - was - one * hundred thousand - bottles.but, it's taking your donations - for two extra weeks - so it should be - even more. still ahead on the fox 28 news at nine - - the gloves are off. off.the issues that made the latest - republican debate - one of the most lively - yet. yet.and valentine's day - by the numbers.the figures that reveal - - what we really think - about this day for love.
six days until the - south carolina primary - - and tonight - a new poll - shows donald trump - with a commanding** lead - over ted cruz.the results - come just after - the most heated** republican debate - yet. yet.craig boswell - has the fall - out. out. florida republican senator marco rubio was out looking for votes sunday in south carolina. if you nominate me, we will unify and grow this party and we will unify and grow this country,.rubio is riding a wave after saturday night's debate. 32 percent of republicans and independents in a cbs news poll declared him the winner.i thought rubio did a very nice job.donald trump finished 2nd in the poll. the billionaire businessman clashed with rubio and sen. ted cruz."right now as a candidate he supports funding for planned parenthood" "you know you are the single
biggest liar up here worse than jeb bush." the sudden death supreme court justice antonin scalia has also been on the minds of the candidates and some voters we spoke to. should president obama nominate the next justice?pat adeniyi/greenville resident yes he should. he has the choice and he has the ability to do that. that.obama may nominate someone but it won't get through the senate this year. for the democrats, sen. bernie sander made the rounds on the sunday morning news programsa&while hillary clinton campaigned in nevada. that was - craig boswell - reporting.former president - george w - bush - plans to campaign - with his brother - jeb - this week - in south carolina .it'll be his first* public appearance - of the campaign. tragedy in the world of music.four members of the british - indie - rock - band - - viola beach - - died - in a car crash - along with their manager in sweden.police say - their
- and into a canal.the band - just played at a festival - on friday.it was scheduled - to play - south - by - south-west - in austin - next month. thunder - down under - in new zealand - - after an earth-quake - shook the kiwi's and everybody - else.you can see it - on this - drive-way camera.a magnatude - five - point six - - but no* reports of serious damage - or injuries.a lot of people - still on edge.next week - is the five* -year anniversary - of a six-point- three ** quake - - that killed more than 180 people in new zealand. coming up on your fox 28 news at nine - - a valentines - for the record books. books.new numbers - reveal how much this day for love -
on this sunday - - pope francis - held an - out-door mass - - in one of - mexico city's - - most violent suburbs. as ad-ree -ana - diaz reports - - huge crowds - came to hear - his message. message. more than 300,000 gathered to witness pope francis celebrate sunday mass, in what's likely his biggest event in mexico. the holy father circled over aztec ruins before landing in ecatepec, 20 miles outside mexico city. esperanza vargas lopez was moved by his presence. el nos da mucho amor (radia mucho amor, es lo que nos gusta. es muy sencillo, muy humilde) he gives us so much love - she said. he radiates love. he's so simple, so humble. (out after "humilde" the "h" is silent) on his way to the mass, an estimated 2 million people greeted pope francis with yellow and white balloons-the colors of the vatican flag.pope francis specifically chose to visit this poor suburb-- notorious for deadly violence, drug trafficking, and kidnappings. many of those who couldn't get
route for their chance to see himit's amazing! amazing, i'm nervous! (intv with yunuen zuniga - no translation needed, i translate in the intv)ad: why did you like him? porque te gusto?yz: porque andaba en un carro blanco y a mi me gusto tu carroad: you liked his car? te gusto su carro? yz: si! the pope delivered a powerful homily addressing the violence head on. he also warned the faithful not to have dialog with the devil because he always wins. only the power of the word of god can defeat him, he said.in the days ahead, the pope visit the country's southern border, and it's northern border with the u-s. - adriana diaz reporting.ten -thousand police officers - - and presidential guards - are helping to keep the pope safe - on his six* - day trip.he returns - to rome - wednesday night. some consider valentine's - day - - the most romantic** - time of the year.but the numbers - - tell an interesting story about love. nerd-wallet* - did a survey
spend an average of 290* dollars on valentine's day. that's - one hundred* dollars more - - than anyone else.young men - surveyed - say a potential partner's - financial** status - is more important than their - looks.43 - percent of millennials - - say they actually wouldn't** date someone - - with bad credit. coming up on your fox 28 news at nine - - crash investigation. investigation.the latest information - - and photos of a massive crash - today
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after one* o'clock - near west branch. branch.viewers sent us these photos - as they waited in a long line of cars - for the wreckage to be cleared. emergency crews - say nearly thiry** vehicles - were involved - including at least one semi* .we know there are injuries - but the state patrol - isn't saying how many.inter-state - 80 - is open again tonight. a cedar rapids church - is delaying plans to take - bottled water - to flint - michigan.mount zion - missionary - baptist church - collected forty five thousand* bottles in a month. they wanted to leave tomorrow - but didn't have a way to get it there.c-r-s-t - - has now donated a truck.mount mercy university's - athletic department - is also helping. "when you have the opportunity to help others in need - it's just an awesome feeling. because we've all at times have needed some kind of assistance so just being able to help bless someone else,
awesome."the church - will leave for flint - in two weeks.the staff is still collecting donations. the corridor is a cross - roads - for human trafficking*.police - - say our location - between - larger - mid-west cities - - makes eastern iowa - a frequent stop fovict - cedar rapids give- is lping - survivors - with support - police can't provide.they - bring together - social services - for - shelter . "the community of cedar rapids is amazing, amazingly genorus they want to help they have very wounderful kind hearts it's just a matter of who to help and how ." ."they soon hope to have - a full time - advocate** to help the victims of human trafficing and establish a safe ** house . many of you spent the day - digging out - - from the snow - - but by the end of the week - - the rest of it - - should - melt**. melt**.meteorolgist - rebecca koppleman - is here with the
some lingering flurries are possible overnight tonight... otherwise snow totals from this system ranged from one to five inches in some spots. the highest totals were found in the southwest. a few slick spots possible on the roads with some partially covered roads so use caution tonight and early tomorrow morning. temperatures will stay steadily in the teens through the night under mostly cloudy skies. there is another system developing that will move through late tomorrow. most of the day monday will be dry, then late monday another system will move through, leading to a rain and snow mix for southern areas and light
changes over to snow early tuesday morning. accumulations are only expected to be near an inch. then.. it starts to melt because temperatures will be increasing well above freezing for the end of this week. warm air will surge in from the south and from the pacific.. leading to temperatures nearly 20 degrees above average. so a slight chance monday night and tuesday for a wintry mix and snow... then warming temperatures with highs near 50 for the end of the week. coming up in sports sportspeter jok and jarrod uthoff carried iowa to another win -- but what the hawks are saying after another lack luster performance performanceplus -- marcus paige -- put on a show in north carolina -- how the marion native helped u-n-c cruzie on the court next on
after a disappointing loss at indiana last week -- the hawks schedule worked out perfectly -- a date on valentines day with the lonley gophers -- minnesota hasn't won a big 10 game this season.. not the best start for jarrod uthoff -- he missed his first 7 shots but heated up in the final 3 minutes of the half -- scoring 9 straight points for iowa -- including the deep three -- hawks led by 6 at the breaksecond half it got too close for comfort -- iowa up 4 -- anthony clemmons -- takes it hard to the rack for 2 plus
the free throw it's down to 2 later -- but peter jok was money all game long -- one of his 4 triples -- jok finished with a game high 27 and then uthoff closed the door on any heartbreak -- off the feed from mike gesell -- he slams it home -- uthoff finished with a double double as the hawks survive a scare -- 75 to 71 -- and take over sole possession of first place in the big 10 -- iowa sits alone in first -- all thanks to denzel valentine spartans hosting the hoosiers -- and valentine -- stops and pops -- for 3 of his game high 30 pointsbut cupid was also spreding the love in east lansing -- see what i did there -- one of his 13 assists -- michigan state breaks indiana's heart -- 88 to 69. marcus paige and north carolina hosting pittand this
half -- paige spots up for three and makes it rain -- u-n-c led by 13 at the break and it was more of the same in the second -- this time the marion native comes up with the steal -- gives it up -- gets back -- and drops in the step back triple -- 15 points from paige -- carolina cruizes -- 85 to 64 iowa state got back to their winning ways saturday thanks to the dynamic duo of georges naing and monte morris -- the two cyclone stars literally put the team on their backs against texas -- niang and morris combined for 48 points, 12 rebounds, and 6 assists -- including i-s-u's last 2 field goals that put the game away .... talk about a dangerous 1 -- 2 punch... "monte just seems to find me... like in the second half, finding me.. that zip pass from half court.. he just finds me when there is like a little show of daylight... so
me look good.. i owe him the world, seriously." seriously.": "we knew they were switching ball screens and that was going to leave taylor or felix or anybody on georges .. we'd try to throw it in, if not, try to exploit me with a bigger guy." the pather women clawed their way back into a tie for first in the valley with drake who they play later this week -- u-n-i beat illinois state 61 to 35 -- madison weekly led the way with a game high 23 points. and still to come on fox 28 -- kevin lehman stops by the set -- and breaks down all things hoops -- that's after the break. mom: seriously? culligan man: problem water. i'm on it. anncr: a culligan whole-house water softening system turns your problem water into culligan water, pure and simple.
talk about a talk about brave - hearts. it's a valentine's* tradition - in some cities - - the cupid** undie** run.this is video - from minneapolis**. people got dressed up - - and dressed down - for the event.the undie run - is a lot of fun - but also raises money - for the children's tumor* foundation.last year - - three and a half million* dollars - - came in for research - - into genetic disorders - - and despite the chill in cities - - like denver - chicago and
that's not a black guy. that's a heat lamp. really? mm-hmm. i was wondering why he was wearing that chinese hat. but what is going on with this cement truck? come on, move it, man. let's give him a little whoop-whoop. did that son of a bitch just flip us the bird? why did he do that? now we got to get out of the car. you know what he did? he put bad karma out in the world, and now it's coming home to roost. well, which is why i choose to radiate positive energy. universe is a cosmic penny jar-- never take one, always leave one. aw, he's got a busted taillight. that's a $100 fine. namaste, universe. man: watch out! whoa. well, you go write the ticket. i got to go change my pants. la, la-ba-dee-da