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for midday. is there a bombshell hiding in donald trump's tax returns? mitt romney suggests the hide. u.s. soccer legend hope solo is in studio 57 for her first interview since raising concerns about zika at the rio olympics. we begin this morning with a
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your world in 90 seconds. >> a lot of wind whipping. this is just like not even real. >> powerful storms stretch across the east coast. >> coast guard vessel capsized during a rescue mission tending to a fishing boat that had run aground. winter weather hammered indiana and illinois. >> officials say this is some of the worst conditions they've seen. >> after trump's landslide victory in nevada, mitt romney called on the billionaire to release his tax returns. >> will you do so? >> nice thing is i haven't made enough money that my tax returns aren't that interesting. >> super tuesday less than a week away focusing on south carolina. sanders has been holding rallies in a bunch of states. >> i look out at this crowd and i don't think there's any way we're going to lose on tuesday.ay! apple ceo tim cook speaking out the company's privacy fight with the fbi. >> to place a back door in the iphone, we believe it does put
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customers at risk. president obama considering a republican nominee. brian sandoval, the governor of nevada, to fill the vacancy on the supreme court. >> when with e-cigarettes exploded inside a man's pocket in kentucky. >> all that. >> adele! >> adele has stolen the show at this year's brit awards. >> you love me! >> christopher was discovered. mostly cue in "science" magazine. >> that happens every year? >> it does. you don't follow it? >> here i am worried about the oscars! >> all that matters. >> do you plan to campaign for her? >> i don't think they need me, quite frankly. he might need me, but she doesn't. on "cbs this morning." >> a third consecutive win in the nevada caucuses keeps donald trump well-positioned to steam roll his way to victory a super tuesday. >> like many other las vegas visitors, the gop woke up this morning with a raging hangover!
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last night? announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go place. welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with a dramatic res >> this rescue effort came after violent storms swept over the east coast. the storm brought down a home in the bronx but no one was hurt. falling power lines on long island sparked at least one car fire. the powerful band of storms is responsible for at least eight deaths in the south. several tornadoes ripped through
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chip reid is south of richmond where a state of emergency is in place. chip, good morning. >> reporter: i'm standing in the middle of what used to be a small mobile home park here in waverly, virginia. this was the laundromat. it was made of brick and cinder block but it's been completely destroyed. walk down here. take a look at this. the trailer behind the bushes that is largely destroyed, we talked to a man who lived there. he can hardly believe he's alive because on the other side of that trailer is where another trailer used to be and that is where three people including a 2-year-old child died. a deadly storm system lashed the east coast wednesday, pummeling it with violent winds. and torrential rain. multiple tornadoes were reported in virginia where at least four people have died and dozens more have been injured.
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right on 460 right now. tore place to pieces. >> reporter: three died here in waverly. a 2-year-old child and two men who were found 300 yards from their own home. vincent donald lived next door. >> spinning and lift the roof. i survived. >> reporter: in pennsylvania more than 30,000 people lost power and tornado warnings were issued and several homes were torn apart. >> you hear stuff tossing and turning. we heard debris and this is just, like, not even real. >> reporter: a steady downpour led to flash flooding in and around washington, d.c. where drivers slogged through the evening commute. >> tree just fell down. >> reporter: at least three tornadoes were reported in north carolina. straight line winds and pounding rains toppled trees and cut one home nearly in half. time lapse video shows the storm as it rolled through downtown charlotte. >> that is one wild storm. >> reporter: the system made its
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strong gusts flipped over this truck in new york. and in new jersey, manhole covers were spent flying into the air. the wet weather caused underground electric explosions in elizabeth. first responders spent the night going through this area, going through this incredible debris field, trying to make sure there is nobody unaccounted for. there is still, apparently, some question whether this was officially a tornado. just look. it's hard to believe it could have been anything other than that. >> i'll say. the pictures really tell the store there. firefighters in indiana rescued more than two dozen drivers trapped for hours on a snowy eye. an accident during the snowstorm made the word impassible. two fire trucks got stuck in six feet of snow and firefighters faced strong winds and blinding snow and walked car-to-car to bring 30 people to safety. donald trump is facing questions about his taxes this morning from the last republican presidential nominee, mitt
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he claims the republican front-runner has not released his tax returns because they may contain a bombshell. trump tweeted in response that taxes made romney, quote, look like a fool in 2012. he sarcastically called romney a tough guy. major garrett in washington looked at the issue that may affect tonight's republican debate in houston. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on the republican debate stage tonight in houston, mitt romney -- no, no, not in person, of course. but through this issue of tax returns that he lobbed at donald trump yesterday. trump has dismissed romney through this campaign as a weak nominee who should have won in 2012. trump's republican rivals at another texas forum last night, they sided with romney. >> they are not exotic but we will release them. >> very glad to release tax returns. >> nothing to hide. not a problem. >> the nice thing i haven't made enough money that my tax returns
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>> reporter: donald trump closest rivals had no problem respond from a challenge to 2012 nominee mitt romney who had this to say about trump's tax returns. >> frankly, i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. every time he is asked about his taxes, he dodges and delays and says, well, we are working on it. >> reporter: the tax issue tripped up romney's white house bid but trump said he feels no pressure to release his returns at all. >> my returns are extremely complex and i'll make a determination at the right time. i'm in no rush to do it. nobody has been bringing it up except for mitt romney. >> reporter: a carter gop field advantages trump as the rest of the candidates are scrambling to dull that edge but no one appears to be willing to give up their smaller share of support. >> once this race begins to narrow you'll see more of that support consolidateing. >> reporter: three candidates yet to win aren't dropping out. marco rubio finished second in south carolina and nevada.
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defined by a nominee who isn't a conservative. >> reporter: john kasich has back-to-back fifth place finishes. >> we are not stopping and i'm not giving up! >> reporter: ben carson hasn't finished higher than fourth. >> it's like a baseball game. everybody wants to call the game after the first inning. >> reporter: a loss on cruz's home turf could cripple his campaign. of the delegates up for grabs on tuesday, texas has the most with 155. >> he called it himself the big prize. hillary clinton is focusing on south carolina this morning but bernie sanders is hundreds of miles away campaigning in ohio, michigan, and illinois. clinton is making four stops in the state where democrats vote on saturday. nancy cordes is in columbia, south carolina, where clinton is also thinking about the gop front-runner. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. republicans are not the only ones who are starting to come to
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could be the gop nominee. yesterday, the clinton campaign sent out this fund-raising appeal saying, everything is coming up trump. a message meant to scare their supporters into opening their wallets. >> when with you talk about the trump's of the world to divide us up. >> reporter: trump that united least temporarily. >> i listen to the rhetoric on the republican side. you know? senator sanders and i have been trying to run a campaign based on issues. they run a campaign based on insults. >> reporter: clinton is camped out in south carolina, protecting her large lead in the polls here. >> hi. >> reporter: sanders headed west in search of greener pastures and he found them. >> here in missouri! >> reporter: 7,000 people came to here him speak in kansas city. almost 10,000 in tulsa. >> i look out add this crowd, i don't think there is any way we are going to lose on tuesday! >> reporter: the only other
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large is trump. but, so far, the enthusiasm has not translated into turnout, which is down on the democratic side since 2008 in the three contests held so far. and that is a problem for sanders, who says this all the time. >> voter turnout is everything. our job is to create a high voter turnout. if there is a large turnout, i think we will do very well. >> reporter: translation? sanders needs his young supporters to hit the polls in record numbers and offset clinton's advantage with older and more reliable advantage. in nevada she won by a full 50 points and won the caucus. you say you want to create the revolution that clinton couldn't. is turnout a sign that that revolution isn't happening? >> it's a sign that barack obama ran a brilliant campaign in 2008. unprecedented. >> reporter: and even with that
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obama just barely edged out hillary clinton. this time, sanders says he is going to win several super tuesday states and keep pace with clinton in the delegate count. >> thank you, nancy. see you on tuesday. president obama may reach across the aisle to get the senate to vote on his next supreme court nominee. reports say the white house is considering nevada's republican governor to replace justice antonin scalia. jan crawford is on capitol hill and watching the supreme court debate. >> reporter: good morning. senator republicans say they will block anyone the president nominates even if it's someone from their own party. yesterday, the president predicted they will cave. >> i recognize the politics are hard for them. >> reporter: from the oval office, president obama suggested that eventually republicans will back down and give his supreme court nominee a shot. >> there is not a lot of vigor when they defend the position that they are taking that they wouldn't even meet, for example,
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they are pretty sheepish about it when they make those comments. >> reporter: across town, the senate's top democrat, harry reid, offered a surprise pick, a rpublican. nevada governor brian sandoval. >> if he were picked, i would support the man. he's a good person. he has a great record. and he has been a tremendously good governor. >> reporter: sandoval may be seen as a moderate conservative but he is no fan of the president's signature achievement -- the affordable care act. he has called many aspects of the law unconstitutional and overturned. in a statement, sandoval's office said neither the governor nor his staff has been contacted by or talked to the obama administration regarding any potential vetting and that did not surprise utah senator mike lee. >> i don't think that is a legitimate rumor. truth. i don't think that is who nominate. but even if it is, our position remains unchanged. >> reporter: lee says regardless of the nominee, most senate
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president. >> it's not up to the president. government. this is our discussion, not his. >> reporter: the president says the sandoval buzz is read and they are playing games. a republican to the supreme court would make a conservative majority on that court for a generation. charlie? >> thanks, jan. apple ceo tim cook defended the company in his first interview about the standoff over the san bernardino gunman's iphone. he calls the government's request to unlock it bad for america. jeff pegues is in washington to good morning. >> reporter: good morning. apple executives and the tech giants attorneys say this is a slippery slope. tomorrow the company will put it's expected to file its legal challenge to the government. >> some things are hard and some
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and some things are both. this is one of those things. >> reporter: speaking publicly about the controversy, apple's ceo tim cook laid out his reasons for refusing a court order to unlock the iphone of syed farook, one of the terrorists behind the deadly attack in san bernardino, three months ago. >> to oppose your government on something doesn't feel good. and to oppose it on something where we are advocating for civil liberties, which they are supposed to protect, it is incredibly ironic. >> reporter: cook says the decision would compel the company to write new software and create ago key that he says, in the wrong hands, could make all iphones vulnerable to hackers. >> our smartphones are loaded with our intimate conversations, our financial data, our health records. they are also loaded with the location of our kids in many cases. >> reporter: cook says apple has cooperated with law enforcement,
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a crucial error by telling farook's employer, san bernardino county, to reset his icloud password. apple says that limited the information that could be retrieved but even with the password change, the fbi says there may still be information on the phone that would not be accessible without apple's assistance. >> if a court can ask us to write this piece of software think of what else they ask us to write. maybe an operating system for surveillance, maybe it's the ability for the law enforcement to turn on the camera. this is not what should be happening in america. >> i think this is going to be a question for the american people and their congress to decide if we want to make these communications devices immune to warrants when we know that they are used in crimes all the time. >> reporter: cook and bill gates agree that this issue will ultimately have to be decided by congress. >> eventually, as it has been
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democratic discussion. >> reporter: today, fbi director james comey will be on capitol hill where he is expected to discuss the government's case norah? >> jeff, thank you. the debate continues. isis this morning is titans. a new video purportedly made by supporters of target, mark zuckerberg and zach dorsey. the propaganda video is in response to facebook and twitter suspending accounts and removing posts that promote terrorism. president obama is tamping down expectations about the partial truce in syria that takes effect at midnight on friday. syrian government troops are fighting in a suburb outside of damascus. the assad regime says the area is excluded from the cease-fire because al qaeda-linkeded group is there. our elizabeth palmer got a firsthand look on the lines
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>> reporter: how confident is the syrian army right now? well, enough to have a group of local journalists tour their latest victory. a half of a square mile of total destruction and five miles from the center of dah mass mus.mascusdamascus. this general leads the way through what used to be family homes that is a wreck now. a sniper was right here only yesterday, he says. we are in the suburb of daria. the army says 24 hours ago, it pushed the opposition fighters half a mile back to the next cluster of buildings. now they are pounding them with machine guns and from the air. overhead, the sound of the helicopters scouting its target. they are using barrel bombs, cheap and deadly. are there any civilians left no, he says. there aren't. in fact, by now, almost everyone
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bombs smashed this area to bits. the opposition fighters only survived by going underground into a network of tunnels. this is the road. the soldiers showing us around, this one explains this tunnel was under the main road. you can see the black strike that gave extra protection. the army says the fighters here were with al qaeda-linked al nusra not in this weekend's cease-fire so no let up on this world of the suburbs of damascus. great reporting there. coming up, our electronic grets -- are electronic cigarettes more harmful than . our day will be breezy and colder.
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in addition to the like button, facebook has now added buttons for love, wow, ha ha, sad, and angry. in other words, facebook copied adele album. >> i guess it did well in spain everywhere. here they are. which we had. there is ha ha. is there wow. -- there is wow and there is sad and there is enough with the baby photos already! >> facebook is doing what i tried and failed at with so many women.
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>> i like the wow emjoi. do you have a favorite one? >> i haven't used them yet. i wasn't a facebook yesterday. >> i haven't used them either. >> you have a favorite? >> i like wow. welcome back to "cbs this morning." wow! coming up in this half hour new fears about an explosive danger linked to electronic cigarettes. one man says he was burned when an e-cigarette burned up in his pocket. that is scary. what may be causing them to catch fire is ahead. we will look at a dramatic redesign that may be coming to your favorite airline and see how it can affect your wallet. that is ahead. gayle, can you imagine sitting on a bench? >> nope! >> that's all you have to say about that? >> i don't want anybody sitting on a bench on a plane. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on the united nations security
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comik sanctions against north korea. this is a response to the north's recent nuclear test. among the measures the united states wants to reportedly limit north korean access to north korea ports. "time" is reporting on the zika virus the world health organization says the virus will spread globally. at least 109 cases here in the united states. zika is linked with a severe birth defect. "the washington post" reveals that antonin scalia was vacationing a secret of hunting fraternity when with he died. he was at a texas ranch with members of the international order of st. hubert. the exclusive group was formed in europe more than 300 years ago and not known if the supreme court justice had any official affiliation with the secret organization. dallas morning news reports
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washington to san antonio last suddenly subsidy suddenly descended 20,000 feet. a man says electronic cigarette battery exploded in his pocket. surveillance video captured the very frightening moment on saturday at a gas station. vinita nair is here to show us why the devices may be "lighting up" scary stuff. >> yes. this latest incident caught on tape is raising new concerns about the multibillion dollar e-cigarette industry. >> reporter: surveillance footage captured the moment josh hamilton's pants suddenly burst station. he ran outside struggling to ditch his clothes before a man
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extinguisher. he tweeted the following. it's the latest incident linked the country. grets. health care healthier way of doing it. >> reporter: evan was in a coma three days at a mom hospital after he says an e-cigarette blew up in his mouth in october. and earlier this week at ohio fire department issues a warning on its facebook page after a rechargeable e-cigarette battery apparently exploded inside the pocket of a victim's lab coat. more than two dozen incidents of incidents and fires caused by e-cigarettes between 2009 and 2014. >> it has the same fuel capability as gasoline. >> reporter: many are linked to the lithium ion battery and overcharging and manufacturing
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explosion. the lithium ion batteries are the same type found in many hoverboards which have been criticized for catching fire. >> in terms of the actual product itself this is the chemistry you use you are comparing apples and apples between what happens in the hoverboard and what happens in an e-cigarette. >> reporter: vaporing advocates remain that the explosion of e-cigarettes are rare. the association said the following. the fdaood and drug administration does not regulate e-cigarettes. you should avoid metal objects with coins and keys and jewelry, the things we all have in our pocket. >> thank you. this morning, johnson & johnson is fighting back against
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the judgment was awarded to a woman who claimed the company's talcum powder products caused her ovarian cancer. layers say the award is the first of its type. anna werner has been looking at the lawsuit's claims and the actual cancer risks. >> reporter: jacqueline fox was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in march of 2015 and died last october. her lawsuit claimed the talcum powder in johnson's baby powder and shower to shower is carcinogenic. >> reporter: generations of women have used johnson & johnson's talcum powder products fresh. outgrow. >> reporter: jacqueline fox used decades. her lawyer, jerry beasley, says those products ultimately caused her death. >> johnson & johnson knew of the
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cancer starting back in 1979. >> reporter: the american cancer society says results of studies on a possible link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer have been mixed with some studies reporting a slightly increased risk and some reporting no risk. an expert for. conducted his own study in september showing there shows an increased risk. >> there has been a number of studies and the majority of these have found an elevated risk. >> reporter: during trial, fox's lawyers introduced into evidence this 1997 letter in which johnson & johnson's own consultant warned that denying the risks could mean the talc industry will be perceived by the public it perceived the cigarette industry and denying the obvious in the face of all evidence in the contrary. >> they have made a conscious decision not to warn the
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>> reporter: on monday a jury in st. louis ordered johnson & johnson to pay fox's family $10 million in compensatory damages and another $62 million in punitive damages. marvin, her son. >> the whole fight was not just for her, but for so many other women. and that is why i continue -- fight. >> reporter: johnson & johnson said in a statement it sympathizes with fox's family but said the verdict goes against decades of sound science, proving the safety of talc as a cosmetic ingredient in multiple products. >> there is a warning this morning for travelers. they are being told don't get too comfortable in your seat. >> reporter: flying has always come with a cost. i'm kris van cleave. coming up on "cbs this morning," a new design for airline seats
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airline passengers could see a very different kind of seat on planes in the future. aircraft maker airbus has filed a patent for a new kind of adjustable seat and it could allow airlines to cram even more people into each row or change the seating to make room for larger passengers. and the change could come with new fees. kris van cleave is at the national air and space museum in washington. >> reporter: good morning. back when the dc-7 was flying airline seats were spacious. take a look over here. about 20 inches which is not too
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by the jet age, they had shrunk down to 17 1/2 inches and in the years since, they have gotten even smaller and shrinking down yet another inch in space. now, this new seating concept could usher in a day where the airlines could truly price by your size. as americans have gotten larger and their airline seats smaller, it's not made flying any easier. >> oh, they are too close, yes. especially if they are heavy people or big people. >> reporter: some overweight passengers even find themselves being shamed on social media. now jetmaker airbus is looking to patent this seating concept that could let airlines create what would essentially be a fee for larger passengers, just don't expect them to call it that. this bench seating concept would allow a traditional row of three seats to be rapidly and easily reconfigurable into seating for two passengers who need additional space, including overweight passengers, or instead of seating three, the
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four with two small children. a feature that could almost certainly come with a price tag. >> all about making more money. >> reporter: charisse jones "usa today" network. >> airlines are going to be very careful about not saying that the seat is for a specific class of people. you know, such as overweight people or even families. they don't want to be accused of being discriminatory but i don't think there is anything wrong saying these are options for different groups of people you might find more comfortable. >> reporter: typically that means more money for the airlines. last year, airbus sought a patent for a design that would have passengers sitting above and below each other. before that, it was this semi standing seat. seat maker zodiac create a hex hextagon feature. tennessee congressman steven
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squeezing in other extra seats could make it harder for evacuating. he recently tried to set the faa to set minimum seat line standards. >> if people can't get out of an plane in an emergency condition, they lose their lives. it shouldn't be after an accident. after an accident, it's too late and people are dead. >> reporter: airbus says every year, it takes out hundreds of patents and the vast majority of those never become fully realized products or knowledge. >> it's going to change the way we fly. >> i hope it's one of those patents that never goes anywhere, the ones he just mentioned. i think it's tough. >> it is tough. >> make bigger seats. how about that? >> they are getting closer. >> yes. it's uncomfortable. >> if it were the three of us, we wouldn't mind closer seats, right? what happens when students
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this is a really serious story we have coming up. what will happen when students can have guns on campus. ahead, how concerned professors at one texas university are preparing for a new carry law by changing the way they teach. up next, kevin spacey is working on a new impression called charlie rose. . our day will be breezy and colder. 37 this afternoon. starting to warm things up a little bit. plenty of cloud cover on satellite and radar this morning. however, we will clear the clouds away. show you that. 40s tomorrow and 50s saturday announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota.
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top of the morning to you. it is thursday, february 25th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real nus ahead, including the dramatic sea rescue this morning in new york city. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> this was the laundromat and made of brick and cinder block but it has been trump's remaining republican rivals, well, they sided with romney. >> the campaign sent out its fundraising appeal saying everything's coming up trump. they scared their supporters. >> republicans are saying they're going to block anyone
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it's someone from their own party. >> price by your size. >> between the three of us. i'm pretty sure i know why trump won nevada. this is a campaign sign supporting ted cruz, this is the one or donald trump. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by nationwide. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the crew of a stranded fishing boat was saved after it took on
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they received a distress call around 2:00 a.m. seven crew members were on board. >> the coast guard sent in a rescue boat to assist but that boat capsized. all five crew members had to swim to the shore. eventually a coast guard helicopter joined the rescue. all sailors were pulled off the boat. no or thes of injury ins this -- no reports of injuries in this accident. >> good news. >> the high waves are the effects of powerful storm systems that killed at least eight people last week. they lashed with violent winds and heavy winds. several tornados ripped through the south. chip is in richmond where one community was torn apart. good morning. >> good morning. behind me you can see a pile of debris and people's belongings. tvs, clothing, lawn mower. the things of ordinary life. but the really sad, tragic thing
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you can see a cinder block foundation. that is where a mobile home use to be. that is where the three victims, two men and a 2-year-old child lived and we are told that it was simply lifted up by the tornado and carried away and their bodies were found about 300 yards in that direction. in fact, there were multiple tornados reported in virginia in here in waiverly. one more person was killed. dozens were injured in virginia and numerous houses were destroyed. homes were also torn apart in pennsylvania where 30,000 people lost power. at least three tornados were reported in north carolina. powerful straight lined winds and torrential rains toppled trees and cut one home nearly in half. now, later today, terry, the governor of virginia will be here to pay his respects and
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told he's also calling in the national guard to help this area recover. >> thanks, chip. the republican presidential candidates hold their last debate tonight before super tuesday. his opponents in the party are looking for some way to stop him. 2012 nominee mitt romney said on wednesday quote we have good reason to believe there's a bomb shell in donald trump's taxes. romney called on the candidates to release their tax returns. >> marco rubio and ted cruz agreed and they said donald trump should follow. >> i recognize donald's tax returns are a little more complicated. an awful lot of people speculate he hasn't made nearly as much money as he said. who knows because he hasn't released his tax returns. the voters are entitled to know before they vote. you better believe the democrats if there's anything in there, the democrats are going to go to
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>> donald trump said last night his tax returns are extremely complex and he'll make a decision at the right time. he tweeted this this morning. myth romney who was one of the dumbest and worst candidates in the history of republican politics is pushing me on tax returns. dope. >> well, it will certainly be a topic in the debate tonight, no doubt. 53 democratic delegates are at stake in south carolina's primary. that's a fraction of those available on super tuesday. bernie sanders is rallying supporters on super tuesday, states and beyond. enthusiasm has not translated to voter turnout which is lower than 2008. sanders told a crowd voting is crucial. >> if people don't get involved in the political process, if people don't vote, there is a political vacuum.
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well paid lobbyiest and campaign betrayers. >> hillary clinton has camped in south carolina working hard to protect her lead in the polls. she and former president bill clinton have a combined seven events scheduled today. they're almost covering the entire north eastern half of the state. >> professors at the university of houston this morning warns gun laws threaten new safety on campus. they allow concealed weapons on universities. georgia's house monday passed a similar bill. working on the houston campus with how some faculty members are taking precautions. good morning. >> good morning. republican presidential candidates will debate here tonight but there is already a political discussion underway about the campus carry law. starting august 1st if you have the proper permit for a gun you can bring it with you to class
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>> in texas guns are common on the range and in some places out in the open. professors at the university of houston are targeting guns on campus where concealed carry will be allowed later this year. >> it's an uncomfortable position to be in. it's a discussion the faculty needs to have. >> during the resent university faculty meetings, staff stused how to teach when some students could be carrying concealed weapons. be careful discussing certain topics. remove certain topics from the curriculum and don't go there if you sense anger. >> this was a discussion by the faculty. >> jonhan snow compiled the guidelines at the meeting. >> this is the law. it will happen. what can you do? >> this is not much. it's what we're talking to faculty about. what they should do in the classroom is express their pleasure. they have to adapt what they're going to do in the classroom.
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they must implement sensible guidelines. >> we know there's concerns about safety on campus and we're going to do everything we can to protect the members of our community. >> we are students. we are not criminals. >> running for student body president. carry yet. >> yes, sir. >> applicants must be 21-years-old. the application fee is $140 and the process requires up to six hours of classroom training, a written exam and shooting tests. >> it seems many professors feel they can't have a robust debate their classroom. >> to say that we're going to no. >> the university is expected to release its official guidelines next week including exactly where on this campus concealed guns will be allowed.
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>> all right. thank you. she'll be protecting the net as team u.s.a. shoots for its fifth olympic gold medal. hope solo will be here and her concern about the zika . our day will be breezy and colder. 37 this afternoon. starting to warm things up a little bit. plenty of cloud cover on satellite and radar this morning. however, we will clear the clouds away. show you that. 40s tomorrow and 50s saturday
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nationwide is on your side rikki klieman is in studio 57 to show us a fertility battle she calls a first of its kind. we will look at the woman who wants to carry the frozen eggs that is ahead on "cbs this morning." what i feel i can't say but my love
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extraordinary legal battle in britain getting world wide attention. a 60-year-old woman wants to carry the eggs of her daughter who died of cancer.
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husband to appeal a ban. the couple believes the daughter, quote, expressed the strong wish to her mother that one or more of her eggs after being fertilized should be implanted in her mother who would give birth to the baby. >> the 60-year-old mom says we know the chances of con receiveceiving a grand child is small but it would mean the birth of a child would be loved and cherished by us and the rest of our family. ricky is here to talk about this. this is very unusual. first of its kind and she was their only daughter. they're saying this is the only way they could have a grand child. >> yes but it should not be about their desire to have a grand child. it should only be about their now deceased daughter's desire about what should happen to her own eggs after she dies. >> what did she say about that? >> it depends on who you believe.
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call a special direction in britain, there's a form where if you want your eggs to survive after your death, that part she signed. you can also sign a special direction which then would have said i want my mother to be able to carry my eggs and have my child because my parents were such great parents. >> she didn't sign that? >> she never signed that. now, originally, what happens is you're in a clinic. the clinic has the eggs and the clinic is now put in a situation where it says we can't just export these eggs to the u.s. without a real directive. the reason they have to export them, there is no clinic in the u.k. who is going to do this invitro fertilization but the grandmother says she found a clinic in new york that will take these eggs. >> and is the grandmother going to carry it? >> the grandmother wants to
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she says that's her daughter's dying wishes. what this appeals court has said is this. we're going to let you appeal. they haven't decided the appeal. they're saying we're going to let you appeal which is the reversal of another judge's decision saying no, you can't. the reason they say that is the mother says which is really the putative grandmother if we can get this right. >> i understand the legal argument but her daughter died. >> it's creepy and touching at the same time. is that possible? >> exactly right. i think both of those words are well taken. the ethicist in britain says this is in essence unseen. we should not have a 60-year-old woman giving birth from her own body of her own daughter's eggs. then you get back to the issue of why it's touching. whose life is it anyway? if the daughter really had this desire that her own mother would be the best parents for her own
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be said for her decision about what to do with this. >> she knows her mom. >> she knows her up brings. >> suppose they rule in the couple's favor and it goes forward, what are the precedence that it says? >> well, i think it's an interesting precedent in britain because we've never had a grandmother carry a daughter's eggs. whether or not it would be precedent in the u.s. remains undecided because here we look contract in form consent, written agreement always controls. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> adel gets another shot after her glitch filled grammy performance. you're watching cbs this "cbs this morning." screaming out your name your name i set fire to the rae (rebecca) i've struggled with depression. i thought i needed cigarettes to cope. i was able to quit smoking.
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the singer took home four trophies including the album of the year for "25". she supports kesha who accuses her musical producer of sexual abuse. >> i want to thank my manager and my record label for embracing the fact that i'm a woman and being encouraged by it. i would also like to take this moment to publicly support kesha. >> adele moved past her sound problems at the grammys and closed the show with a flawless performance of her hit song "when we young." "25" came out too late to qualify for the grammys here but look for the grammys in 2017. adele, adele, adele. >> why was she worried about coming back? >> she had a baby and she was wondering how that would affect her voice and she had some throat issues and she said she was just working through stuff. >> but she came back? >> came back strong. a star-studded lineup at the
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tribute to ray charles. hey ho hey hey ho ho feel. >> that was fun. >> president obama led the crowd in a sing-along. he said the late singer's legacy was on display in the musicians he influenced, including some on stage. >> the president called ray charles and electrifying performer who showed us our course of cultures and what makes america beautiful. >> i think they like music at the white house. >> i know! >> looked like a lot of fun. that is the guy from "empire." there. >> i loved ray charles. superstar goalkeeper hope solo has five straight shutouts going into the rio summer
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toyota green room to tell us how team usa i'm _______it's eight-25 on this thursday morning. we'll take a look at the day's top headlines in just a moment.but first justin has our cbs 2 weather first forecast. forecast. main weather- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hours- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam- temperatures around the area will be cooler with cloudy skies- taking a look at regional temperatures we see are going to warm heading into the weekend- the regional satellite/radar is featuring clearing skies today- let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface map - moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we clouds tonight - today's forecast bring us clearing & breezy weather- tonight's forecast will be cloudy & breezy- tomorrow will feature mixed sunshine with a slow warm up- our 7 day forecast has generally warming weather
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cbs 2 news is tracking the latest details on cedar rapids' first homicide of 20-16. 16.right now they're still conducting witness interviews but say this was *not a random act.authorities say 25-year-
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in chicago, was shot and killed in the cedar valley town-houses in south-west cedar rapids.a second victim was shot in the leg but did survive. right now, police believe a shooter got out of a vehicle, firing several rounds before leaving the scene, but they don't know how many people were in the car.stay with cbs 2 news for the latest on this developing story. violence in cedar rapids is high on the list of topics mayor rob corbett layed out in his state of the city address. address.specifically, the police community action team, or p-cat force.the team has been out on city streets for about a month now.the program launched last year in an effort to target high-violence areas of the city to provide support.the city is also waiting for federal funding to come through for flood protection after it was approved last year.because of the delay in funding, the project is moving lower on the city's priority list. in waterloo - one person is recovering this morning after they were hit by a vehicle. waterloo police tell cbs 2 news the pedestrian was hit just before 8-30 last night
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sports bar on east fourth street.they were taken to covenant medical center, but should be okay. right now -- the university of iowa is wanting to lease an entire apartment building that's still being built in downtown iowa city.the lease would be for exactly one year and help with the university deal with a higher than-expected enrollment for next school year.the building would hold 116 students and the proposal is expected to go to the board of regents when day today. don't forget -- cbs 2 connects with you - call cbs 2 if you see news happen.800 222 kgan. you can also email tips, pictures, and even video --to news -- at cbs 2 iowa dot com. that's a quick look at your thursday morning news.get more news anytime online - at cbs 2 iowa dot com!have a great day.
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good morning, new england patriots tight end rob gronkowski, in case you've been worried about whether or not rob is enjoying his off-season so far, don't. because he has been cruising the bahamas with 2,500 of his biggest fans on the gronk party ship. we are going down boogie boogie boogie! going down boogie boogie! >> you got to love him. we do. how would he have celebrated inf his team had won? >> oh, my! >> he is fun to watch.
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he has some moves. >> we really do. he is fun to watch on and off the field. >> no doubt. >> back or front? >> that is right! the boy looks good. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, world cup soccer legend, she's a legend. olympic medalist hope solo is in our toyota green room. she will show us how team usa has new faces and what it will the fifth time. >> good for them. heartland, see the software companies finding a shortcut to success. ahead, aol founder steve case about his plans for silicon prairie. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. u.s. news and world report says beijing is the new billionaire capital of the world. the chinese capital overtook new york city as the place with the most billionaires. that is according to a shanghai based research outlet.
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shanghai. doesn't it? >> tells me i need to go to beijing is what it tells me! reports -- interesting idea! >> yes. gayle and mr. wong, that would be very interesting! "the washington post" reports on life-like robotic animals being used to crack down on illegal hunting in the u.s. remote-controlled decoys are game wardens who high from game porches and some of those decoys shot a hundred times or more pr here . here is the question. can you spot the fake deer? the answer is one on the right. >> yeah. that looks more life-like to me. >> i thought so too. i pick the wrong one. >> color looks more life-like to me. >> we were all wrong! the "new york post" is reporting on tiger woods response to questions about his health. woods posted a twitter video of his golf swing and wrote that he
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that followed a report saying his latest back surgery had left him hobbled. woods who is now 40 hasn't competed in about six months. the story also suggested that he is still the most popular person on golf right now. the new yorker calls it a decline of civilization. croissants are getting straightened out. a new york chain is only selling straight versions of the popular breakfast pastry. they are usually curved. consumers find it easy to spread jam. "fortune" reports careers attracting the most right-swipes for women are physical therapy, interior designer and founder/entrepreneur and pr/communications and teacher. for men's list is pilot, founder/entrepreneur,
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gayle, you should get on tindser! >> what are you looking at me for? the u.s. women's soccer team this month -- i'm not a physical therapy. we are back to you, hope. they earned a spot in the 2016 rio summer olympics. >> solo, what a save! >> the women's world cup champs, i like that, champs. led by goalkeeper hope solo had five straight shutouts in the qualifying round. hope joined team usa in 2000 and been the starting goalkeeper for more than a decade. >> she will make her third consecutive appearance in this summer's games where the american women stand to win their fifth gold medal. she told "sports illustrated," quote, if i had to make the choice today, i wouldn't go.
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hope solo, good morning. >> good morning. and thank you all for having me. >> we are glad you're here. >> how do you feel today? will you go to rio? >> well, you know, i feel very fortunate that i don't have to make the decision today. i hope that a lot of things can happen in five months. i'm a little bit skeptical, to be honest. news came out today that things probably could get worse before they get better. so it's scary. and i have a lot of reservations going to the olympics. but, like i said, i don't have to make the decision right now. there is a lot of unknowns and i hope that we get some clear, concrete answers very soon. >> what specifically concerns you about the zika virus? >> i just think there is a lot in life to worry about as it stands, that, you know, at some point, i do want to start a family. and i don't want to be worried. i don't want the anxieties. i don't want the constant tests. i don't want to risk the safety
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it's just a scary time, and there is really no clear answers to it. so until i know more, i don't really feel like i can make a really informative decision. >> if things are like they are, you probably wouldn't go sfl. >> as things stand like they are right now, i probably would not go. same? >> i think everybody is just trying to get a lot of information right now, so i don't think anybody is making any irrational decisions. but you have to understand that my team is filled with different age ranges and different personalities and some people don't want to have families, some people do. i think for the most part, we are all based on winning the olympics. it's never been done before after winning a world cup. first and foremost, we want to be back-to-back champions. it's never been done before! i want to be a part of that! >> i always wanted to ask you this. you've been called the best goalkeeper in the history of the
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>> in the green room, they were saying in the world. in the world! >> do you agree with that? >> in the world! own it, hope, own it! >> i feel fortunate. >> if that is true, what makes you so good as a goalkeeper? what makes a great goalkeeper? >> oh, gosh. i still ask myself that day in and day out. goal keeping is a very difficult decision. you're kind of a hero or the goat. five setups in olympic qualifications but qualifications to me are not that busy. we are playing some poorer countries and some country who don't really build the women's game, who feel honored to be on the field with us because they know that in their country, women don't really play sports. so we are beating these teams who they don't really have a lot of resources in their countries. so i honestly didn't get much action so i got these five shutouts but i didn't feel like i earned all of them. >> they are also saying people in your position in their 30s peak. you're going to be 35.
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even close to peaking? >> well, where i was going with that is goal keeping is something that you can never really master. there are so many details and intricacies and mental game more than anything else. i stay focused. >> that is the exciting part about it. >> it is. and why i never want to walk away because there is always something new to learn and always a challenge. anybody who knows me, know i love challenges. >> as a little girl, did you think you would be doing this? maybe not world champ but did you think you would be doing this? >> yeah. i was 12 years old and i read a paper that said when i want to grow up, i want to be a professional soccer player. >> they didn't have that there. how could you dream something that was not there? >> it was in the '90s, not the '80s. i wrote it and there was no women's professional soccer. i had this gigantic dream that wasn't in the realm of possibilities at the time and, by god, it happens. you know, we have a long way to go to push for women's sports
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dreamt something at the age of 12 that didn't even exist and i was able to go on and become a professional soccer player. >> i want to ask you about that very point, because after the world cup win, it was reported your team would earn just $2 million, the team. while the winning german men's team won two times more than that in 2014. what do you think it will get to get equal pay in sports? >> it's going to be a long road. i'm very proud of -- we had a great summer, you know? we crushed the ratings. we had an incredible following worldwide. but it wasn't enough to make people say things need to change. >> for fifa to change. >> it opened people's eyes up, but we, as a team, have to step every step along the way. whether it's cba negotiations and standing as a team and that's really hard to do as women because we tend to get bullied and crack under the pressure.
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i'm proud of all of us coming together and saying you know what? this is a time we need to push for equality and push for what is right and people are paying attention. >> after soccer, what might you do? >> oh, goodness. i don't know. you know? i want to start a family. we will start there. but in terms of work, i don't know. i put my life and passion into goal keeping and this team. i've been on this team for 16 years. >> we would like to see you one more time out there. >> it's scary. life after soccer is scary and i think any athlete who tells you anything else, i don't think they are speaking the truth. i will admittedly express my fears. >> great to have you. >> we will be watching. we will be watching and hope you guys make it to the olympics. thank you. >> zika does not scare away our women's team. we want you there. hope solo, thank you very much. silicon valley is facing new competition halfway cross the
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the new . our day will be breezy and colder. 37 this afternoon. starting to warm things up a little bit. plenty of cloud cover on satellite and radar this morning. however, we will clear the clouds away.
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farmer who plowed his land to build a baseball diamond more than 25 years later, it is not sports, but tech companies bringing thousands of people to the midwest. mark strassmann reports from lincoln, nebraska, on america's new innovation frontier. >> reporter: across the great plains, even in winter, the new cash crop is high tech. >> it's time we bang the drum and let people know there is something happening over here in lincoln, nebraska. >> reporter: what is happening, say stephanie and paul garrett is an explosion of start-up software companies in the heartland. in 2012, they decided to launch bulu box, a monthly server providing samplers of premium health product but, first, they had to leave san francisco. >> we could just be another start-up on the west coast in the valley, or we can be part of
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>> reporter: bulu box now has 100,000 subskibcribers and did $5 million in sales last year and helped greatly by this community. >> it feels like people in nebraska, investors or other connections would bend over backwards to help you. >> reporter: this is silicon prairie and it's remaking cities across the midwest from des moines, to kansas city, to lincoln, where david graph co-founded huddle in 2006. >> our pitch is get in here and make a difference off the start. >> reporter: huddle services sports teams, amateur and professional. coaches post their game film to huddle's site and the company's software instantly analyzes it. what is it about lincoln that works? >> university system is phenomenal. it's a very supportive community for entrepreneurs. >> reporter: paul garrett compared silicon prairie to silicon valley like this. >> we have a core value and one of our core values is fire the [ bleep ]. >> reporter: you realize people
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will be watching this? >> you know where to find me. >> reporter: another competitive edge. everything is cheaper. the median home in san francisco sells for $1.1 million. in lincoln, it's about $158,000. >> you can grow your team a lot faster with a lot less capital. same with our office space. >> reporter: today, lincoln is becoming a mini palo alto and home to a hundred software start-ups and once abandoned buildings house coworker spaces and incubators. >> you just hear from people who come visit and check out the town, they go, lincoln is cool. like, this is really cool. and they are like, it is, right? >> reporter: there are challenges. companies have struggled to attract outside talent and investors. 75% have investments last year went to three states -- california, new york, and massachusetts. but that is changing. >> i don't think that reflects the distribution of great entrepreneurs with great ideas.
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co-founder of aol, heads up revolution, a venture capital firm. it plans to invest close to $1 billion in tech companies inside the coasts. >> some people call it the flyover country which is kind of pejorative. we think they are great entrepreneurs building great businesses. >> reporter: huddle started with three employees. it now has 400. on silicon prairie, you have the microsoft in lincoln. >> it's been an amazing ride and we are incredibly lucky and with a great team around us and i think the most fun part of it is. >> reporter: huddle has employees working in 14 countries but its new world headquarters is going up right here where it all began. for "cbs this morning," mark strassmann, lincoln, nebraska. >> lincoln sounds cool. >> great american story. the urge to create and innovate. >> and then you do it. >> love it. >> go huddle. >> yes. they changed our nation and now the foot soldiers of the civil rights movement are making history once again.
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dad: spots. culligan man: the problem is your water! anncr: a culligan whole-house water conditioning system gets rid of sediment or impurities. i'm _______it's eight-55 on this thursday morning. we'll take a look at the day's top headlines in just a moment. moment.justin has your cbs 2 weather first forecast main weather- your planner shows what's ahead for the next hours- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam- temperatures around the area will be cooler with cloudy skies- taking a look at regional temperatures we see are going to warm heading into the weekend- the regional satellite/radar is featuring clearing skies today- let's move ahead in time by taking a look at the midwest surface map - moving into a closer view with our 'predictor' forecast we clouds tonight - today's forecast bring us clearing & breezy weather- tonight's forecast will be cloudy & breezy- tomorrow will feature mixed sunshine with a slow warm up- our 7 day forecast
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cbs 2 news is tracking the latest details on cedar rapids' first homicide of 20-16. 16.right now police say they're still conducting witness interviews but say this was *not a random act. authorities say 25-year-old joseph perkins, who lived in chicago, was shot and killed in the cedar valley town-houses in south-west cedar rapids.a second victim was shot in the leg but did
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believe a shooter got out of a vehicle, firing several rounds before leaving the scene, but they don't know how many people were in the car.stay with cbs 2 news for the latest on this developing story. happening today, the founder of cedar rapids-based midimar corporation will find out how long he will remain behind bars. bars.74-year-old billaossey is scheduled to be sentenced today in a federal courtroom. he was convicted of directing employees to falsify packaging lables so the company could ship beef to malaysia and indonesia, two countries with strict meat standards. a bill that would force iowa drivers to move over for bicycles is gaining traction in the statehouse.the senate passed legislation that would keep motorists from driving too close to people riding their bikes on roadways and in bike lanes.the legislation now moves to the house for consideration. don't forget -- cbs 2 connects with you - call cbs 2 if you see news happen.800 222 kgan. you can also email tips, pictures, and even video --to news -- at cbs 2 iowa dot com. that's a quick look at your
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