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UPDATE: Sheriff speaks for first time on deadly accident involving 'Bachelor' Chris Soules Video included

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Soules, who's from Arlington, is well known for starring in the show "The Bachelor."

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TRACKING: Wet, windy and chilly weekend

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A few showers are possible tonight. Not the best weekend ahead with , heavier rain, gusty winds and chilly temperatures. 

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Funeral set for Iowa City bail bondsman victim

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The funeral for the Iowa City bail bondsman that was killed over the weekend has been set for this Saturday, April 29th. 

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UNI-Dome to get new turf Video included

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The UNI-Dome will have a different look this fall with the installation of a new artificial turf surface by AstroTurf® that will feature a custom-made field design for the UNI Panthers.

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UNI Basketball signs recruit out of Minneapolis Video included

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 Northern Iowa head men's basketball coach Ben Jacobson has announced the signing of Tywhon Pickford to a National Letter-of-Intent for the 2017-18 season.

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UNI falls to Iowa State 15-4 in College Softball

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Northern Iowa softball team lost a makeup game on Wednesday against the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, 15-4.

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Police warn about leaving children in hot cars after first arrest Video included

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Cedar Rapids police have already arrested one person this year for child endangerment after leaving a baby in a hot car. 

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GOP Health Care Plan Gets Backing From Freedom Caucus After Changes

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The once-sidelined Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare received a shot of momentum Wednesday as a group of conservative House Republicans came out in support of the bill after proposed changes to the underlying legislation.

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Couple Married 69 Years Die 40 Minutes Apart, Hand in Hand: Report

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An Illinois husband and wife, married for 69 years, had a bond so strong they died minutes apart Saturday, hand in hand, at a Skokie hospital, according to their obit.

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Waterloo boy with fatal disease honored by Canadian National Railway Video included

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All aboard for a special moment honoring a 9-year-old boy battling a rare and fatal disease. 

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Iowa City groomer says accusations of animal neglect are false Video included

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An Iowa City pet groomer is facing an Animal Neglect charge after police say he left a dog in a cage without food or water for three days. 

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Giant rabbit headed to Iowa found dead after United flight

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An Iowa man getting a giant rabbit for his boss to show at the Iowa State Fair says "we're still in the mourning process" after hearing that the animal died en route. 

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Former Iowa fire academy manager pleads guilty to falsifying test scores

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A former Iowa fire academy administrator has pleaded guilty to falsifying test scores that were used to improperly certify thousands of firefighters. 

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University of Iowa says white supremacy card was found in library

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The University of Iowa says library administrators removed a card promoting white supremacy that was found in the UI library. 

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BREAKING: Autopsy results say Iowa City bail bondsman died of gunshot wound Video included

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Police are  investigating the death of an Iowa City man as a homicide. 

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Delaware State Trooper shot; Suspect fires from miles away

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NBC10 Philadelphia - Police in Delaware swarmed a Delaware neighborhood after a midday Wednesday shooting left a state trooper shot at a Wawa parking lot. 

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Iconic Spirit of Dubuque Paddle Boat sold

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Dubuque River Rides has announced it is selling the Spirit of Dubuque, a replica of a century-old Mississippi River steamboat that has been on the Mississippi River since 1977. 

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Dubuque County murder trial moved to Black Hawk County

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Eric Campbell Jr. is one of the men charged with killing 21-year-old Collin Brown on April 2 last year during a robbery attempt at a trailer park in the Dubuque County community of Key West. 

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Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73

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Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died. 

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The Latest: Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

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President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter in reaction to a federal judge's ruling that knocked down an immigration order, calling the decision "ridiculous."

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Uber eyes flying cars by 2020

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Uber's concept of flying cars could land in a few years.

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Coke offers its namesake drink with fiber in Japan

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Coke's flagship cola is being sold as a health drink of sorts in Japan, with a version that promises to deliver fiber. 

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VIDEO: Cocaine found on courtroom floor Video included

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One man's mistake in court could lead to jail time.

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NEW THIS MORNING: Man stabbed to death

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Officers found the wounded man around 12:55 a.m. this morning.

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Chipotle reports payment system was hacked

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Mexican fast food chain Chipotle announced Tuesday that its customer payment system had been breached, CNBC reported.

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Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

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Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public.

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WATCH: Man bowls perfect game in less than 90 seconds Video included

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Bowling a strike is not easy.

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Iowa man accused of trying to kill girlfriend faces sentencing next month

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A Mason City man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend is scheduled to be sentenced May 30.

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Iowa geologist studying volcano that's been erupting for centuries Video included

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An up close look at a volcano that's been erupting for hundreds of years. 

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Beekeeper: Leave bee swarms alone Video included

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As the weather continues to get nicer, bees all throughout the state will be getting to work. 

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Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

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Court documents show that a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher had endured months of abuse by her mother. More>>

President Trump to call for massive tax cuts for businesses

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The argument that tax cuts pay for themselves has been debunked by economists from across the political spectrum.

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Ex-NYPD Officers and Former Prosecutor Charged in Guns for Bribes Scandal

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Three retired New York City police officers and a former Brooklyn prosecutor were arrested Tuesday and charged with being part of a scheme to approve gun licenses in exchange for prostitutes, lavish meals and vacations to Mexico and the Bahamas. 

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Iowa Baseball edges Western Illinois on walk-off

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 Senior Mason McCoy's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning sent the University of Iowa baseball team to a 4-3 walk-off victory over Milwaukee on Tuesday night at Duane Banks Field. 

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Waterloo East Girls track ready for Drake Relays Video included

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 Life has been a steady uphill climb for the Waterloo East Girls Track team. Although, The Lady Trojans burst on the scene at last year's Drake Relays---when then freshman sensation Kerris Roberts shocked everyone by winning the 100 meter dash in one of the fastest times in state history. This week --Kerris Roberts returns to Des Moines a Drake Relays and State Champion.

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Donahue and Madsen win North Liberty special election Video included

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Terry Donahue will continue his mayoral duties after winning North Liberty's special election and Sarah Madsen will fill his vacant city council position after beating out six other candidates.

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Two women arrested after Waterloo police chase

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Two people are arrested after a short police chase through downtown.

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Entries being accepted for 16th Annual BBQ Loo and Blues Too!

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Details have been announced for the 16th Annual BBQ Loo and Blues Too! event in Waterloo.

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Owner of pet grooming business accused of animal neglect

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An Iowa City pet groomer was charged with animal neglect after police say a dog was not fed or given water.

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Demolition begins for beloved former Nativity School in Dubuque Video included

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Former students, parents and staff watched as their beloved former Church of Nativity School was demolished. 

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Carnes wins another MVC Track Award

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Senior Brandon Carnes and junior Sarah Pate were both honored today by the Missouri Valley Conference after being named MVC Track Athletes of the Week.

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Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

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Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015. More>>

Local program helps former inmates get back on their feet

Genio Ruiz talks with KWWL about how his life has changed through the RISE program. Genio Ruiz talks with KWWL about how his life has changed through the RISE program.
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A local program is helping former inmates of the Linn County jail get a new start.  

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Washington High names new principal after sex scandal

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A new principal has been named at a local school previously involved in a sex scandal.  

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GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. 

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Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Pledging to confront anti-Semitism in all its forms and to "never be silent," President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced as accomplices to "horrible evil" anyone who denies that 6 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

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Senate committee sets hearing for Branstad's ambassador post

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A U.S. Senate committee has scheduled a hearing to consider Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's nomination as ambassador to China. 

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Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

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Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire from NASCAR following 2017 season

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After 18 seasons and more than 600 races, Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire from NASCAR at end of the 2017 season, Hendrick Motorsports confirmed Tuesday. 

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AP Exclusive: Pricey renovation for newer state office building

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The two-story, $10 million building is considered among the nicest in the Capitol Complex.

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Eastern Iowa teacher pleads not guilty to failure to report sex abuse

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A July trial has been scheduled for an Iowa kindergarten teacher who prosecutors say didn't report that a 15-year-old volunteer sexually abused her students.

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UPDATE: 15-year-old shot in Waterloo Video included

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The teenager was taken to the hospital. 

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Elton John cancels upcoming tour dates due to illness

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Elton John has canceled more than a month's worth of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights.

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'Hillbilly Motorhome' highlights auction items at 7th annual Pride in your Ride event Video included

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For the past six years, the Midwest Pride in your Ride event has sought to raise money for cancer research while celebrating life on the road. 

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UPDATE: Waterloo woman injures left leg after hit by train

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Waterloo police say a 37-year-old woman was hit by a train late Saturday night.

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Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different' Video included

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For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has startled world leaders with his unpredictability, but won their praise for a surprise strike on Syria. More>>

Iowa plant closing, 300 out of work

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Polaris is based in the Minneapolis suburb of Medina.

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14-year-old dies when ATV crashes, rolls in Iowa

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The Iowa State Patrol says a teenager has died in an ATV crash in Winnebago County.

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City says firefighter's Facebook post is offensive

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One city says a Facebook post by one of their firefighters was both inappropriate and offensive to the community. 

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SingleSpeed Brewery opens after opening day power outage

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The brewery was supposed to open tonight at 4:00 p.m., but after losing power at 3:30 p.m., they are pushing it back until their power returns.  

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Arkansas Executions: State kills first of two death row inmates

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Arkansas executed one man on Monday night as another condemned man is waiting for the state to fulfill his death sentence later in the evening. 

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Local artist brings history to life Video included

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An eastern Iowa artist is getting national attention for his work of bringing history to life, all through spray-paint.

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Dubuque Fighting Saints Head Coach Jason Lammers leaving for another Hockey job Video included

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Dubuque Fighting Saints Head Coach and General Manager, Jason Lammers, has been named the head coach of the Niagara University Purple Eagles. His tenure with the Purple Eagles will begin at the conclusion of the 2016–17 season with the Fighting Saints. .

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Study begins to help semi truck traffic Video included

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Semi truck traffic is causing a headache in some areas and a group in Black Hawk County is working to find a solution.

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Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson inspiring young Iowa students Video included

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. 

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Area parents and uncle accused of chaining down boy Video included

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The parents and uncle of a 13-year-old boy have been charged with child endangerment.

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Sen. Joni Ernst releases statement after Perdue Confirmation

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The United States Senate has confirmed former Georgia Governor, Sonny Perdue to be the next Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture. 

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KWWL off air at 11:30 tonight for maintenance

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The end time may vary slightly due to progress, but we are planning to be back up before the morning newscast.  

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UPDATE: No arrests made in Dubuque restaurant burglary

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According to police, nearly $2,000 worth of items was stolen from a restaurant in Dubuque last week. 

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‘Happy Days’ Star Erin Moran Likely Died From Cancer: Autopsy

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An autopsy of "Happy Days" star Erin Moran showed that she probably died of late-stage cancer, authorities said Monday.

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Body of Iowa dam worker recovered from Mississippi River

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Authorities have recovered the body of a worker who fell from a hydroelectric dam on the Mississippi River at Keokuk in southeast Iowa. 

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WATCH: Dad knocks over his little girl to catch foul ball Video included

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A thrill for a baseball fan comes with a spill, as the fan knocks over his own daughter to catch a foul ball.

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NEW THIS MORNING: Iowa native sets space record Video included

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This morning, President Trump will call an Iowa native in space, hours after she set a record.

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1 hospitalized, another arrested in residential fire

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Officials say a man was arrested after trying to push past authorities to save his beer inside the residence Sunday afternoon. 

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Small-town Iowa student's invention helps pigs avoid getting crushed Video included

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Just because you're a kid from Iowa, don't think you can't have big dreams. 

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Gas prices in Iowa fall 1.7 cents a gallon in past week

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Iowa gas prices are now averaging $2.35 a gallon after falling 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week.

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June trial set for Iowa man accused of using belt on daughter

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A June trial has been scheduled for a Sioux City man accused of using a belt on his daughter after she refused to do laundry.

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72-year-old reaches Eagle Scout rank

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A Moweaqua man who served in the Boy Scouts of America in the late 1950s ascended to the organization's highest rank this weekend. Seventy-two-year-old Terry Smith was bestowed the rank of "Eagle Scout" during a special ceremony at Richland Community College Sunday afternoon.  

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VIDEO: Four-year-old girl falls out of moving bus Video included

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An incredibly scary moment on the road for a little girl. 

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Senate expected to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary today

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The Senate plans to vote on former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue's nomination as agriculture secretary today.

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Obama to make 1st Post-Presidency appearance

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Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first public appearance since leaving the White House on Monday, with plans to hold a conversation at the University of Chicago. 

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Showdowns expected as Congress aims to avoid government shutdown this week

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Congress returns from a two-week break facing a deadline to keep the government operating while President Donald Trump is aiming for some more wins this week, with his first 100 days in office coming to a close soon.

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Fearing a worker shortage, some farmers push back on immigration

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The American Farm Bureau Federation says strict immigration enforcement could raise food prices 5 to 6 percent.

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Dubuque woman dies in Wisconsin crash

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A Dubuque woman has died after a crash in Grant County, Wisconsin. The crash happened Saturday evening on Highway 80 and Buncombe Road.

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Hoiberg rips refs after game four loss

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Fred Hoiberg had a few words for officials after watching his Bulls fall to Boston 104-95 in game four of their series Sunday night. The Celtics' victory evened the series at two games apiece.

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Witness: I saw a man being shot in the leg

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There is a police presence at Denver Street and West Second Street in Waterloo. 

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SLIDESHOW: Morel Mushrooms found around eastern Iowa

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The beautiful weather this weekend had lots of mushroom hunters out and about searching for Morels. If you have any Morel Mushroom photos to share post them to our KWWL Facebook page.

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Student says she was banned from school because of hair

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According to NBC Chicago, a student says she's being banned from school because of the color she dyed her hair. 

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38th Annual River Run to close Iowa City Street

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Proceeds of April 30 event to help support Uptown Bill’s.

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Local bulldog named Drake University's beautiful bulldog

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The blue tutu and diamond necklace that Prudence was wearing helped win over the judges at this year's Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University. 

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Fayette County deputy fights cancer Video included

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An area deputy is battling stage four cancer and is gaining a lot of support.

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UPDATE: Dubuque Police investigate accidental shooting Video included

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Police say it looks to be accidental. 

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8-year-old battling cancer goes to prom

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 A special guest attended Mason City High School's prom this year, 8-year-old Elliot Burgos.  

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Bill O'Reilly to return with new podcast episode Monday

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Bill O'Reilly is back and ready to talk. 

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Des Moines stabbing death is 12th homicide this year

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Des Moines police have arrested a man in an early-morning stabbing death. 

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Governor Branstad on 2017 Legislative Session

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Governor Branstad says he will spend the next 30 days reviewing the medical marijuana bill and all other recently-approved legislation.

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Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

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The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated and formed communities.

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