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right now, live at five,the fight against human trafficking, two teens are the fight against human trafficking. two teens are safe tonight after being found in eastern iowa. that story in a moment. first let's check in with to see if the hot spell will break any time soon. >> a cold front has passed cedar rapids. it is on its way sout i-80. eventually we'll all get into northerly winds this evening. that means cooler, drier conditions for us for the rest of the. we'll right now a shower at the airport on the south side of cedar rapids. 78 degrees there after a high of 84. around the area you can cepe line -- see behind the front temperatures in the upper 80s. on the radar a few light showers and thunderstorms have been drifting south along the
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strongest active north of iowa city. that should move southeast and dissipate this evening beesome hind that skies are starting to clear. that means a good day for us tomorrow afternoon. temperatures should peek somewhere in the upper 70s. a lot less humidity. with some sunshine around, looks like a beautiful midweek day. >> thank you very much. happening now a waterloo man is under arrest and facing charges accused of human sex custody this morning. they say they discovered the crime when th girls shoplifting at a local target. they say campbell met both girls online. he told them to come to waterloo from chicago for a better life. when they got here, campbell told them they would need to have sex to make any money. police have now contacted the girls' parents to let them know they are safe. sadly - in many cases, victims are not found and returned sadly, in many cases victims are not found and
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and trayed tray -- traded for more. dora miller has more on the local efforts to stop the cycle before it starts. >> that's right. we often hear about these stories and wonder what we can do. human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery. a few years ago a waterloo woman was caught using her teenager sister in a sex a few months ago a human trafficking ring was busted in iowa city. as a reminder there are ways to help by identifying warning signs and red flags. >> or motto as a nation is if you see something say something. it is better. we have a great working relationship with our law enforcement. they say we would rather go on
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possibly mess one someone who is being trafficking. >> tonight we hear in a woman who experienced the devastation of human trafficking. her story and the words of advice she has for young women tonight. right now the sheriff's department is investigating a terrible crash. union pacific railroad tells cbs 2 news around 8:00 a.m. a pedestrian was hit by a train. the tracks were blocked off while local and railroad authorities scene. so far neither of them will release the condition of the person who was hit. stay with us, we'll keep you updated as more information comes in. changes are coming to iowa's prison system to address the needs of transgender inmates. cbs2 reporter stephanie lee is here to explain how the department of corrections is updating their policy. >> the medical director says it
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policy over time. but hopes this can be a question -- medical director dr. harbens deol says hormone therapy will also be available for any transgender inmate who wants the treatment.but because there could be irrerversible side effects - a medical staff will bring in an expert on transgender health issues. issues. he says medical professionals will review each inmate's case -- for clothing -- and specific housing needs.
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these areas are only a starting point -- deol says he knows inmates will have different requests and medical needs.and he knows it will take time for staff and the prison population to adjust.he says taking mental health evaluations - knowing each inmate's medical needs - and safety concerns will be crucial moving forward. forward. dr. deol says mental health evaluations are given as soon as an inmate enters the system. there are staff that can provide them with the needed mental health care.steffi lee, cbs 2 news live at five. the catchy voice of willy wonka singing "pure imagination" whistled through many minds today as we continue to mourn the loss of comedian gene wilder.
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alzheimers disease and chose to keep the diagnosis private. his nephew says wilder wanted to keep the illness quiet so children would enjoy seeing willy wonka without being exposed to adults referencing illness. alzheimer's disease is prevalent in the u-s - and not only affects patients but their families. next month, the corridor is hosting the walk to end alzheimer's. alzheimer' 2 news reporter connor morgan joins me live to explain explainthe walk and purpose.connor? karen.the walk to end alzheimer's in cedar rapids starts here at the mcgrath amphitheatre .the finishline is finding a cure. cure. alzheimer's in cedar rapids two miles for one cause - to end alzheimer's."i'm hoping beyond hope that as we raise money for research >> i'm hoping and beyond hope that as we raise money for research, that we eventually
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horrible ability robbing disease. >> reporter: the purple signs may draw your eye. but the victims and their stories grab your heart. >> when i got married to dave i finally felt that in my life i had another person that had their head in the ball game. when he was diagnosed i just lost his ability to have his head in the game of life. >> reporter: dave good found out he has alzheimer's in 2003. >> we went from havi issues to have word finding issues. eventually lost all of his speech. >> there is a build up of tangles in there that prevents your brain from telling you how to operate your body appropriately. >> tangles of alzheimer's got to that function of his brain that controlled his swallowing. then eventually his heart and his breathing. >> reporter: dave lost his battle in anyway of 2015.
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>> i'm here today for the alzheimer's walk representing those families who have lost someone to this ability-robbing disease. >> if we don't continue to focus for funds and identify a cure through research, someone with the disease, it is not going to be a matter of the you know someone with the disease. it is going to be a matter of when someone you know is diagnosed with the disease. if that bothers you, then you should do something. >> reporter: the walk to en alzheimer's will begin at 10:00 a.m. on september 24th. to find out how you can sign up visit our website covering the corridor in cedar rapids connor morgan cbs2 news. the amount of money you pay for insurance premiums could be going up. scott is joining me to explain why health insurers will be charging a lot more. >> some of iowa's largest insurers got the green light
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premiums. iowa insurance division approved the request after company claim they needed the increases to keep working in iowa. state insurance commissioner says those most affected will be the people who buy their own health insurance. those not covered by an employer. insurance market is under he tells cbs2 the individual health insurance market is under extreme pressure. he says companies work to comply with the affordable care act and they underestimated the number of americans who needed help with medical ca suggesting insurance companies need more cash to make up the difference in what they are paying out. take a look at this chart. vary which shows you the average rate hikes and how they'll vary company to company. they could be different from person-to-person depending on what kind of plan you have. bottom line though, tens of thousands of iowaians two buy their own health insurance will be paying a lot more come 2017. >> thank you very much. right now the fbi is
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november. this comes after the government uncovered evidence that hackers targeted data systems in illinois and arizona. cyber security officials say these hacks show how vulnerable election systems can be. but also that a unified attack across states is unlikely. there are more than 8,000 different voting districts in the u.s. all of which run differently. positions have a deadline looming. hopeful candidates iowaians running for local positions have a deadline looming. hopeful candidates have o names on the ballot in november. deadline for state and federal seats passed earlier this month. our mission at cbs2 news is to connect the candidates to our viewers to better inform and empower you. we reached out the candidates to participate in interviews with our station and sister station's cross the country. we want to hear from you. tell us what you want to know from the candidates. you can e-mail us or write on our facebook page. another warm day in the
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leading up to our weekend? >> as a matter of fact no. we have a nice change coming our direction here. a cold front is punching through eastern iowa. behind that cooler, drier air moves into the midwest, it will last a good portion of the holiday weekend. take look at friday, saturday and sunday. temperatures in the mid 70s to lower 80s. and not a drop of rain that we see now. stay with us.
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that's for sure. now i like the way things are setting up. high pressure will come in and bring in nice, dry canadian air. you'll like the forecast. 78 degrees is our current temperature. earlier on we reached 84 in cedar rapids. the winds have turned in from the northwest. meaning the front has passed's. that sparked a few light thundershowers. one is currently hitting the airport. that's why the temperature dropped six degrees in a short period of time. everyone experiencing another warm, muggy day today. as we go to our temperatures you can see in the north readings are in the upper 70s behind our front. ahead of it we have a westerly wind. temperature 83 iowa city. 82 washington. the quad-cities one of the warmer places at 84 degrees. cooler, drier air is on the move. as it drops south out of minnesota it will start squeezing these clouds further south. later on tonight our skies will go partly cloudy.
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tomorrows. t omorrow -- storms. with the front in the central and northern counties i don't think we'll see much in the way of showers and thunderstorms tonight. maybe a couple stray ones along and south of i-80. you can see again today the warmer temperatures were in the southeastern half of our viewing area ahead of the front where temperatures made knit the -- made it in the low to mid 80s. here's where the radar is located. clinton north of iowa city. along that there have been few isolated showers and thunderstorms. some are producing brief downpour. one of the stronger ones is moving south. there is another one close to west branch. maybe east of there. that one also is moving south. once the front continues to get into southeastern iowa here, that will be the end of the showers and thunderstorms in. the forecast after that looks dry for several days to come. tonight we are in a tropical feed of moisture. but not for long.
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that's will buckle the jet stream and send that cold front deep into the southeastern united states. we can show you the process through the upper air charts. you'll notice as the cold front continues to drive southward over the next couple of days we'll get in a nice northerly flow. that will take any rain chances out of the forecast for several days to come thursday through sunday it looks like below normal temperatures will be found in our area off too the western united states. some of that will come back late sunday and monday. by then the holiday weekend will be pretty much over. tomorrow look for our temperatures to be back in the mid to upper 70s around eastern iowa. so a much more comfortable day in that respect. especially when you consider the fact the dew points, this were in the 70s today, tomorrow will be back in the 60s. that means a lot less humidity to deal with. overall a great looking forecast. tonight low temperatures mid
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maybe a shower early in the far southern part of the area. the rest of us staying dry. tomorrow an excellent day. mostly sunny and pleasant. temperatures mid 70s north to 80 degrees in the south. winds will be out of the north 10 to 15. here's the extended forecast. thursday looks great at 74. friday 76. going into the weekend still nice and dry. our next chance of any storms does not come until sunday night or monday. by then the temperatures will definitely warm up. the end of the holiday weekend lo itself. >> thank you. still ahead, business is booming in the corridor. the company charged with attracting it all is taking a big step toward expansion. let's take a live look now at some river grass near the cedar river in cedar rapids. live at 5 continues on cbs 2. 2."cbs 2 news connects with the us -- 1-800- 222-kganemail us -- news @
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is that leadership? right now, the corridor business journal is celebrating a new space. cbs 2 news reporter joe right now the corridor business journal is celebrating
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organization and we are live from their new liberty location. for the people who have been with the corridor business journal since the beginning it's kind of l >> reporter: for the people who have been with the corridor business journal from the beginning this is like coming home. they started 13 years ago in a basement in north liberty. then they moved to coralville where they spent the last nine years. of the corridor gives employees ceo john lowe says relocating back to the heart of the corridor gives employees more central location to work and he coverage over the region. tonight a business and community leaders are coming out to celebrate another milestone in the paper's growth. >> when the we moved into our last building we were only three years old. we are 13 years old. we really know what we need. this location and this office is set upperfectly for our staff. it is set up for us to grow.
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the cbs evening news is next tonighting on the cbs evening news new tapes on the the pulse nightclub shooting rereeled. new proposal to slow down big rigs and increase driver's safety. open and shut case of true friendship. tonight on the cbs evening news. today is national toasted start building a bonfire.
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there are no bonfires around here. a couple of clouds, i can give you that over the next few hours. most of these showers will remain in the far south. they are not very much. they are very light. tomorrow a dry day. a sunny day. a lot less humidity and comfortable temperatures in the upper 70s. it looks good to me. that's your day to do the bonfire. >> that really is a pretty looking forecast. thank you, terry. well done. that's "live at 5:00" for today. glad you are with us. hope you'll 6:00 evening news. see you then. score? i wanna see if it changed. credit scores don't change that much, do they? really? i'll take it.
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