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we're starting with what is on everyone's mind. the weather system is moving in. terry is here to tell us what we're looking for. >> snow flakes will be back in the forecast which is dramatic change from the weekend. last saturday, temperatures were in the mid-60s in eastern iowa with record highs, but colder air is dropping from the north and we're beginning to see precipitation on the radar. you can see where it's blue, it's primarily snow. where it's green, that's where it's starting out as rain. now, eventually the colder air will move all across eastern iowa and the rain/snow line will work further and further south and everyone will get in on some snow after midnight tonight. in terms of accumulation, it appears the area from about waterloo to dubuque or on that highway 20 corridor stands the best chance of seeing highest amounts, 3 to 5 inches expect that way. cedar rapids, around 1 to 2 inches, and then our far southern counties, amounts
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or less so it's the north that's expecting the heavier snows and we do have winter weather advisories in effect from about highway 30 on to the north where traveling is expected to become difficult later tonight and tomorrow are tomorrow. >> thank you, terry. we'll see you soon. the interim police leader interfered with an cars with a truck outside a bar back in june. they say david crane was drunk at the time and ran from the scene. the documents say after the crash, interim director david visin was driving with his stepson and was asked to pull over. instead, he toook off - dropped crane off at a gas station a few miles down the road and left before officers arrived. visin blames his actions on low blood sugar levels from diabetes. visin has held the interim post for more than a year. the university is expected to decide soon whether to give
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just into the newsroom, an attempted murder suspect is waiting to be extradited back to iowa. police say 28- year-old cordarryl smith shot a cedar rapids man several times back in september. after a car and foot chase, smith was caught today in illinois. he is currently being held in illinois until he can be brought back to face the charges. also new tonight - a former hospital worker is expected to plead guilty in the high- profile slayings of two college students. jesse matthew junior is due in court wednesday morning. details of the agreement for the guilty plea have not been announced. matthew is charged with murdering 18-year-old hannah graham in 2014 and 20-year-old morgan harrington in 2009. their bodies were found within miles of each other and authorities eventually connected the two cases. matthew is already serving life in prison for a sexual
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i-r-s predicted. wayne zell "somebody was trying to claim a refund using my social security number and i knew something was wrong." wrong."last may, the organization said criminals got access to personal information from around 114-thousand people. now, the agency says more than 700- thousand social security numbers and other sensitive information may have been stolen. the i-r-s is notifying affected customers by mail and offering free identity protection. there were audible sighs in the supreme court today. justice clarence thomas asked his first question in more than ten years! as colleagues mourn the loss of justice antonin scalia, it was pointed out that justice thomas has not asked questions in oral arguments since 2006. today, justice thomas directed questions in a case concerning whether certain domestic
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from having a fire arm. a former clerk of thomas' says she was surprised because of his long held belief that the number of questions during oral arguments had become excessive. happening now - one of governor branstad's main legislative initiatives this year has to do with finding more money to make iowa's water quality does it by extending a sales tax used to help schools -- and diverting the additional money raised to a water quality fund. 2 news reporter kevin barry explains how that proposal first started. kevin? kevin?karen - it's not the way anyone says they wanted this issue to get resolved - in the court system. system.this all started from a lawsuit filed by des moines water works trying to hold a lawsuit filled by des moines water works, trying to hold a handful of rule drainage districts responsible for the nitrates they put into the water. these districts carry water from farmland to the raccoon river and have always been
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regulations but now, des moines water works is challenging the current iowa law to completely change how agricultural runoff is regulated. >> these nine or ten districts the contribution of nitrate that might end up in des moines. >> our consumers were reaching a point where we were seeing some serious concerns about, whether we were going to be able to deliver safe drink water for our customers. >> reporter: i'll explain details of this case that make it so complicated but vitally important for the future of iowa farming. it's a story you're only going to see on the fox 28 knew at 9:00 and cbs 2 news 10 at 10:00. kevin berry, cbs 2 news. >> we look forward to that. a college in vermont is banning the sale of energy drink and the reason behind it is raising eyebrows. a middle bury student argued drinks like red bull and five hour energy promote a culture of stress and encourage bad academic habits.
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in, saying they can have serious health consequences and have been linked to alcohol abuse. starting next month, students will have to buy their energy drinks somewhere off-campus. one of the pope's top advisors is admitting the catholic church made enormous mistakes when children came forward with sexual abuse allegations. cardinal george pell testified yesterday as part of an investigation into sexual abuse allegations within the church. he said the church allowed thousands of children to be -- continue to be abused. he said he made error, often believing priest over victims. pell, who is now pope francis' top financial advisor, had a private audience with the pope after he testified. as pell was giving his testimony, a film highlighting the scandal was winning an
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>> this car amplify the voice we hope will reach the vatican. >> leonardo dicaprio won his first oscar for "the revenant" honored film of the night with six awards.and the so-called "elephant in the room" did not go unnoticed by host chris rock. "i counted at least 15 black people in that montage. i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. awards.rock was addressing the criticism of the oscar panel for of a lack of diversity in the awards. the academy's membership is made up primarily of white men, and this year, there were no people of color nominated. rock joked that he thought about turning down the hosting gig but decided to host anyway and bring up the issue on the main stage.
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downtown iowa city tonight. there are 24-restaurants set up at the hotel vetro (vee-troh) trying to win the title of top chef. 2 news reporter mellaney moore joins us live from the competition,
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clouds are rapidly increasing around eastern iowa. we have seen some rain and snow on the radar. some of that is not yet reaching the ground but is beginning to develop and that's something we'll see a lot more of later tonight as the next weather system works across the midwest. we're at 43 cedar rapids now. our wind is north-northeast at 12 miles per hour and looks like widespread snow will form across the area tonight. initially, some of this will start out as rain, particularly in our central and southern county, but eventually, everyone will get some snow later on tonight with the heavier totals across our northern counties. that's the way it's been all winter long and there will be some snow-covered roads and some slick traveling by early tomorrow morning and as a result of that we have a winter weather advisory in effect for the northern half of the area. wind shouldn't be a big issue. we may see gusts of 25 and way
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be some minor blowing and drifting in the open areas but i don't think drift should be a big issue. now, here's the radar. and you can see the rain beginning to increase across our southern counties with a little bit of light snow now trying to up. in the north. some is not hitting the ground yet. you can see the rain/snow line southeast of manchester and northwest of dubuque so anything northwest of that should begin as snow. further south, rain will change over to snow after midnight tonight. it looks like waterloo to dew buick and to the north, 3 to 5- inch accumulations and cedar rapids, 1 to 2-inches so that
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from interstate 80 south, it will be lighter, 1 inch less. there's highway 30 and cedar rapids, anywhere north of that. we're expecting slick travel and these pink counties in southwestern wisconsin and illinois have winter storm warnings in effect. here's the predictor here and at 7:00, it's not showing too much but notice by 9:00, that's when we start to see that snow kick in across the northern half of our area and at midnight, most areas will be seeing some precipitation, still some mix, though, going on around iowa city down towards washington. eventually, you can see the snow pivots across eastern iowa tonight and finally at 6:00 a.m., most areas have seen their snow and starting to wind down and quickly buzzes out of here during the late morning hour and by tomorrow afternoon, should actually start to see some clearing in our skies as the whole system pushes off to the east. in our hour-by-hour forecast here, you can see the last of the snow is pretty much gone by 8:00 a.m. and after that we break out some sun but notice
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the low 30s in eastern iowa. our temperatures now showing a big range. it's 30 charles city and decora to 48-degrees down around washington so right in there is kind of where that freezing line starting to take shape. that will eventually initiate the snow and tomorrow, look for those temperatures to be plenty cold around eastern iowa with the snow on ground, readings holding in the upper 20s to lower 30s. and there's another system behind this that will eventually impact the midwest on thursday. that one is out here. that has a chance of bring some more snow to eastern iowa so after this system drops about 1.6, roughly, in cedar rapids, next could drop another 4 or 5 and by the time the systems are out of here, the model shows as much as 7-inches of snow in eastern iowa. tonight's forecast has rain or snow becoming all snow, low temperatures much colder by morning, upper teens north to the mid-20s in the south and during the day tomorrow, the snow moves out early and after that, we should go partly sunny
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temperatures mid-20s north, lower 30s in the south, 27 in waterloo, 30 cedar rapids, 29 dubuque. here's the extended forecast. we get a little break for wednesday and more snow expected on thursday with temperatures of 33. but the good news here is that it's all a bad memory by friday and next monday could push 60 degrees. >> thank you, terry. still ahead live at 5, while it might not feel like spring tonight, it's time to think of deep cluttering. how to think of spring cleaning and how it can help more than your home. and this is a look at the top chef event in iowa city. a lot of good food and drinks are being served there. there's more news ahead when
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2. many of us have closets that are a mess or a bedroom that's a many of us have closet that are mess or bathroom that are disaster, but getting organized has never been so chic. jamie yuccas met marie konmai kondo, helping people get rid of clutter. >> reporter: marie kondo is become being larger than life
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at book signing for her latest work in new york city, people seem messerer rised by her holding method. they call you the beyonce of cluttering. what do you think? >> "i call myself a self professed organizing freak so i'm honored to be called that." >> reporter: people clean up physical is emotional face space. >> it's appreciating what you had in your life but not holding on. >> reporter: the approach follows specific order -- first clothes, then books, paper work, mislanes you item likes toiletries and kitchen items before moving to sentimental products like photographs. >> the philosophy is only to keep thing that spark joy. the idea may be a simple one, but many people have a hard time letting go. >> so i saw your room. you needed this book. >> i desperately need this book, yes. >> "the goal of my message is not to discard everything
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really figure out what makes you happy." >> reporter: she urges people to quietly thank the things they throw away. >> it's something not just about organize but really what you want in life and what your priorities are and having a joyful life. >> reporter: her followers believe once their homes are in order, their lives will be, too. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. let's take a live look outside down interstate 380 near the eastern iowa airport. conditions look great. terry will have your final forecast when "live at 5:00" comes back and include some snow. but first, here's what is coming up new tonight at 6:00. this is scott sanborn. more international students are coming to the university of iowa. how the school is make sure their english skills are ready for everyday conversation. plus an area restaurant is making the most of this day that only comes around every four years. the contest tonight that could
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these there has been lots of excitement in the maternity ward at st. luke's hospital today. today. there's been a lot of excitement at st. luke's hospital today. [ baby crying ] >> he likes the shirt. >> two leap year babies were
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one baby boy weighed 6-pound, 13 ounces, and also this morning, another leap year baby boy was born, this one weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. the moms and day bay by and dads are all doing fine and will likely go home on wednesday. a pediatric dentist may have just the trick to wean your baby off a pacifier. she's also a mom of four who struggled to get her first daughter's binky away. she knew how bad the long-term effects could be for her daughter's teeth so she came up with what she calls the lily method, using a series of five color coded pacifiers that gradually get smaller and smaller. she said once she got the hang of it with her oldest, the rest of her children were pacifier- free in just five days. her invention was featured in "parent" magazine. a lot of parents struggle with that and it's hard to take that away from your baby when you
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kind of a tug of war of emotions. it's a tug of war of weather -- doesn't know if it wants to rain or snow. >> it's that time of year when you get into march, which we do tomorrow. you can expect just about anything here in eastern iowa and that's exactly what we have planned for you -- rain and snow nogging to develop. in will eventually change to all snow and in all areas by tomorrow morning and looks like the heaviest accumulations will be to the north along highway 20 where 3 to 5-inch totals look to be a good possibility. i'm thinking about 1 to 2 in
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>> thank you, terry. >> pelley: on the eve of super tuesday, trump clashes with black lives matter protesters.
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get 'em out. out. out, out, out, out. >> pelley: also tonight, a cop is gunned down on her first day on the job. the big chain food company pleads guilty to selling parmesan that had no parmesan. and david martin with an american hero. >> it's five bronze stars, two purple hearts? >> that's correct. >> pelley: and now the highest military honor of all. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: in candidate will clinch the nomination tomorrow, but super tuesday may generate irreversible momentum for hillary clinton and donald trump. they're favored many most of the 13 state primaries and caucuses. for democrats, it's a step toward certainty. for republicans another jolt in the party's identity crisis. polls show trump leading in at


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