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Linn County casino license would cap off three years of work Video included

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Cedar Crossing investors say they began working on this project three years ago, long before they publicly announced their plans and Thursday we find out if the big gamble was worth it. More>>

Washington County authorities warn of phone scam

Washington County authorities warn of phone scam

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The Washington County Communications Center has gotten reports that some county residents have received scam phone calls.They say the caller says that they're an employee with the Washington County Sheriff's Office, and the number that they call from has been manipulated to be the actual business number from the Sheriff's Office: 653-2107.The caller tells the person on the receiving end that they've won one million dollars and in order to collect their winnings, they must send $3,000.Authorit... More>>

State House okays plan to increase funds for state universities

State House okays plan to increase funds for state universities

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The Iowa house has approved a plan on Tuesday night that would raise spending for Iowa's three public universities; however, the University of Iowa wouldn't receive as much as Iowa State University or the University of Northern Iowa. More>>

Seniors worried city will take Senior Center for office space Video included

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Seniors in Johnson County are worried that city leaders will take away the Senior Center in Iowa City, and use it for office space. More>>

Dubuque officials worried about substance abuse in the community

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At an upcoming town hall meeting in Dubuque, a panel of individuals affected by substance abuse will share their stories and discuss the dangers the problem poses to the community. More>>

Kevin Costner returning to 'Field of Dreams' movie site in Dyersville

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Actor Kevin Costner will pay Dyersville a visit to mark the 25th anniversary of the film 'Field of Dreams,' much of which was shot in Dyersville, Dubuque and Galena, Ill.. More>>

Dubuque seeks public input on proposed aquatic center

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The city of Dubuque is exploring the possibility of teaming up with the Dubuque Community School District on building an indoor aquatic center. More>>

89 new Americans take oath of U.S. citizenship in Cedar Falls Video included

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Hundreds of people met at the University of Northern Iowa's Maucker Union Ballroom on Wednesday to celebrate 89 new U.S. citizens. More>>

17-year-old Atkins teen accused of bomb threats at Benton school

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A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody Wednesday for allegedly threatening staff and other individuals at his school, as well as making a bomb threat, earlier this week. More>>

Nonprofits recognized at Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon Video included

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Area nonprofits were honored Wednesday at the 10th Anniversary Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon.
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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench and drew back the plastic shroud. Shaking, she reached down to touch her mother's skull and caressed it. More>>

Some felons can vote, says Iowa Court; Matt Schultz disagrees

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Elections officials will continue to bar felons from voting despite an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them have lost their voting rights. More>>

Rasberry Williams, who killed man over debt, to get parole

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Officials have granted parole to a 68-year-old Iowa inmate who has been imprisoned since 1974 for the killing of a man over a gambling debt. More>>

Branstad, Hatch release tax returns to public Wednesday

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Gov. Terry Branstad earned $234,907 and is paying $28,298 in federal taxes for 2013. More>>

Waterloo man may be longtime fugitive from North Carolina

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Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina. More>>

Convicted cop shooter Eddie Chest to get new sentencing hearing

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An Illinois man convicted of shooting a Dubuque police lieutenant in 2009 will get a new sentencing hearing, according to the Iowa Court of Appeals. More>>

Man serving time for sexual abuse accused by new victim

Man serving time for sexual abuse accused by new victim

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A Fayette County man who is serving 20 years in prison for several counts of sexual abuse and lascivious acts of a child is being accused of abusing another victim. More>>

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