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Rick Lord Taking the cake in Iowa, a cold coyote in Illinois, and bon voyage in Pennsylvania on this USA Update

February 4, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Iowa... an extra sweet day in Cedar Rapids as great pastry chefs put their best treats to the test. The annual Hy-Vee Cake Decorators Challenge took place today. Decorators are judged on their ability to decorate a 3-tiered wedding cake and another specialty cake of their choosing, all within three hours. More than 160 decorators competed in six semifinal events today...

Illinois... coyotes are popping up more and more in Chicago, but none seem as daring as this guy, who was walking across a frozen Lake Michigan this morning. The water is frozen a couple of hundred feet out into the lake. A helicopter capturing his every move helped guide it back to the safe shore...

Pennsylvania... the U.S. Navy's first Supercarrier is making its final voyage. The USS Forrestal departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard this morning, heading for Texas. The historic ship spent almost 60 years on water after launching in December,1954. It was decommissioned in 1993 and had been docked in Philadelphia since 2010. It will be sold for scrap when it gets to Texas. And with that, our ship has come in on this USA Update.


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