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Water search renewed in efforts to #BringJakeHome Video included

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Efforts to find a missing Iowa teen with autism focus back to the water. Starting Saturday, search teams will, once again comb the six-mile stretch of creek from La Porte City to the Cedar River.

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Iowa students honoring Columbine with walkout Video included

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"We need to make a change, we need to keep the guns in the gun range. We need to ask people about their mental health and not just their age, we need to make a change." 

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Remembering Sergeant Greenlee Video included

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An eastern Iowa police officer is honored after dying over the weekend.

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Father creates suicide awareness foundation in son's memory Video included

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Project Safe CRCA's goal is simple; to save lives, one life at a time, by creating awareness and highlighting available resources.

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TRACKING: Clouds Saturday and Sunshine Sunday

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A pleasant spring weekend ahead

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Iowa teen to host benefit concert with the help of a celebrity Video included

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An area teenager is putting on a benefit concert for people living with disabilities and he'll have some help from a celebrity.

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The Latest: North Korea says it has suspended nuclear missile testing

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South Korea's presidential office has welcomed North Korea's announcement it's suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests as "meaningful progress" toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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Family: 11-year-old in critical condition after hit-and-run Video included

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An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition in Iowa City after she was hit by a car. Her family says she's the victim of a hit-and-run.

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Guilty plea in Dubuque murder case Video included

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 He was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the second-degree murder in the killing of Beverly Puccio.

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CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

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The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. 

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Officials say USPS worker hoarded over 17,000 pieces of mail

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A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away over 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.

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Man rescued from tree after he got stuck while rescuing cat

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Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat.  

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Students briefly evacuated during Ossian fire

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The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office says the DeSales School and Childcare Center was evacuated as emergency crews from seven different agencies quickly contained a fire inside a former fertilizer plant in Ossian.

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March of Dimes in Dubuque to hold annual fundraiser April 28

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Show your support for the fight for the health of all moms and babies by taking part in the March for Babies, their largest annual fundraiser.

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11-year-old girl recovering in Iowa City after hit by vehicle

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The Waterloo Police Department confirms an 11-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle last night.  

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Barbie's last name revealed Video included

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Barbie's career has spanned 59 years; it has taken her from the corporate world to outer space and beyond.

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Producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead

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The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. 

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Former Iowa coach sentenced for Nebraska sex assault

A former football coach and teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child in northwest Iowa has been imprisoned for a similar crime in Nebraska.

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Woman accused of stealing from hospital auxiliary

A northern Iowa woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a hospital auxiliary.

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1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

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  Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody.   

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Peggy Whitson lands on Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" list

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Whitson is a NASA astronaut and Iowa native; she's originally from the small town of Beaconsfield.
 

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UPDATE: Student admits to starting fire in Waterloo school bathroom

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Students at Hoover Middle School went home early today after a fire broke out in a bathroom around 11 a.m.  

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TODAY: La Porte City going blue to support Jake Wilson's family Video included

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The La Porte City Chamber is meeting at the La Porte City Fire Station around 9:30 a.m.  

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Former ISU and UNI coach passes away

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Former football coach of two public Iowa universities dies. 

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Family welcomes son number 14

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The Schwandt family, of Rockford, say they were skeptical baby number 14 would be a girl. 

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UPDATE: News conference today about search for missing La Porte City teen Video included

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The Black Hawk County Sheriff and his investigative team would like to review any photos or videos taken in La Porte City on Saturday when Jake Wilson went missing.

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Marion woman taken to hospital after SUV flips twice

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A 49-year-old Marion woman is in the hospital tonight after emergency crews say her SUV flipped twice while crashing off of Interstate 380.

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Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

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Lance Armstrong has reached a$5 million settlement with the federal government in a civil whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the former cyclist. More>>

Younkers closing after 162 years in business Video included

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Younkers is an Iowa institution.  Founded in Keokuk in 1856, it has become one of the most well-known department stores in the state.  Now more than 150 years later, the doors will be closing.

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US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

This May 23, 2017 file photo shows GW Pharmaceuticals’ Epidiolex, a medicine made from the marijuana plant but without THC. On Thursday, April 19, 2018, a panel of Food and Drug Administration health advisers recommended approval of the drug. (AP Photo) This May 23, 2017 file photo shows GW Pharmaceuticals’ Epidiolex, a medicine made from the marijuana plant but without THC. On Thursday, April 19, 2018, a panel of Food and Drug Administration health advisers recommended approval of the drug. (AP Photo)
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A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy.

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Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
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Southwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect jet-engine fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday in an accident that left a passenger dead.

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Farmers meet Iowa's new top agriculture official Video included

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"What I hear loud and clear from folks is that they are not interested in aid they want trade. And so we are really focused right now on making sure we have markets for our products. Market place will sort things out ultimately. One of the things that is concerning for us is that there could be turbulence along the way."

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  • Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

    Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:17:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jason Dearen). A memorial of with a flag and flowers sits in front of a restaurant window with bullet holes in Trenton, Fla., Friday, April 20, 2018. Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of the Chin...(AP Photo/Jason Dearen). A memorial of with a flag and flowers sits in front of a restaurant window with bullet holes in Trenton, Fla., Friday, April 20, 2018. Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of the Chin...
    A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure to many in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting.More >>
    A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure to many in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting.More >>
  • 1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high school

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:17:21 GMT
    (Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP). Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the ...(Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP). Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the ...
    A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.More >>
    A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.More >>
  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:17:14 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
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