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Iowa DNR warns against water activities Video included

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The higher temperatures Iowa is experiencing may not be enough to fully enjoy all of the water activities that eastern Iowa has to offer. 

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Spokesman: George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

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President Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." 

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UPDATE: Mother and 9-year-old killed in house fire Video included

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Nine-year-old Jaykwon Sallis and his mother, 32-year-old Ashley Smith were killed in the fire on Sunday.

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Cedar Falls teachers concerned about contract negotiations Video included

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While it was school as usual at Cedar Falls High School on Monday, there was an unusually large crowd at the school board meeting.

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Police warn against warm weather thieves Video included

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If you plan on leaving when a window is open, they suggest leaving a light on, as well as a TV or radio on, anything to give the illusion that someone is home. 

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UPDATE: Clarksville singer makes Top 10 on ‘American Idol’ Video included

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The next singing sensation could be from eastern Iowa.  

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Decorah Eagle missing from nest Video included

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The male eagle of the beloved Decorah Eagles Nest has been missing for several days. 

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Kids get it, as early prevention programs discourage smoking Video included

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  The latest report on Tobacco and Youth from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says teenage smoking is at an all-time low.

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The Latest: Toronto police report 10th death in van incident

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Toronto's police chief says a 10th person has died after a rented van plowed into pedestrians along a sidewalk in Toronto.

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Iowa Senate bill would allow more potent medical marijuana

Iowa lawmakers may vote on a bill on medical marijuana in the coming days, although it's unclear if there's enough time before the session ends.

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UNI wins $10,000 grant for sustainability program

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"As we are trying also in the community to limit the amount of places that you have to have a car for, a bike is a great option. Ride share, I know they are doing in downtown Cedar Falls as well, so here at the university we just wanted to add on and have that additional option for students."

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Kurt Warner builds on-site with Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity

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Warner and his wife Brenda have been involved with CVHFH through the Kurt Warner First Things First Foundation, which has provided both financial and volunteer support since 2009. 

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TRACKING: Sunshine and mild temperatures continue

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The pleasant stretch of April weather continues, with a slight chance for rain later in the week.

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Police: Man leads police on chase, drives minivan through yards in Manchester

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Officers observed a minivan leaving the area without headlights and with the side doors open. They attempted to stop the minivan, but the driver fled the scene. 

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Police: Waffle House suspect arrested

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Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of storming a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and fatally shooting four people with an assault rifle. 

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POLICE: At least 8 people hit by van in Toronto

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Canada Police say a van in Toronto has struck at least eight people, but the cause and extent of injuries are unknown at this time.

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium announces death of river otter

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According to their news release, at the time of his death, Bart was approximately 18-years-old and one of the oldest of his species registered in an AZA-accredited facility. 

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Sentencing delayed for 3rd person tied to bridge arson

Sentencing has been delayed for the third person involved in setting fire to a historic Madison County covered bridge featured on the cover of the novel "The Bridges of Madison County."

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Covenant Medical Center expanding emergency department; focusing on mental health crisis Video included

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Our state's mental health system concerns many people here in Iowa.  

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OPERATION QUICKFIND: Cedar Rapids Police looking for 15-year-old girl

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Police say Ervin was last seen Friday, April 20, at Washington High School, at 7:30 a.m.

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New report lists top budget-friendly summer vacation spots

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Taking the number one spot is the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

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Police say officers fatally shot man in Boone

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Authorities say officers fatally shot a man after they responded to a call about a domestic disturbance in the central Iowa city of Boone.

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One person dead after hit by train in Belle Plaine

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Benton County Communications confirms one person is dead after he or she was hit by a train in Belle Plaine. 

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It's a boy! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to her third child

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The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to an 8 pound, 7 ounce baby boy. 

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Southwest cancels flights for engine inspections

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Southwest has already canceled 40 flights today so crews could conduct "accelerated" fan-blade inspections. 

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Thousands of girls are becoming Cub Scouts

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Six months after announcing a historic change, the Boy Scouts have begun admitting girls into the Cub Scouts program.

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BACK IN THE SADDLE: Students design new prosthetic leg for horseback rider Video included

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More than 20 years ago, a Zwingle woman lost part of her leg during a farming accident

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Squirrel wins UC Berkeley student senate seat

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The University of California, Berkeley has elected a squirrel to its student senate. 

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The Latest: Shooting suspect wanted to meet with Trump

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A Secret Service agent says the suspect in a fatal Tennessee restaurant shooting who was arrested last July outside the White House complex had hoped to talk to President Donald Trump. Special Agent Todd Hudson in Nashville says Travis Reinking "wanted to set up a meeting with the president." 

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Average price of US gas jumps 9 cents, to $2.83 a gallon

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The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.83. 

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Prosecutors say terror suspect doesn't qualify for immunity

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Federal prosecutors say a former California college student charged with providing material support for a terrorist group isn't entitled to the sort of immunity that often applies to soldiers in national armies during wartime. 

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World's oldest person dies in Japan at 117

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Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. 

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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah

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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.   More>>

Name released in deadly Benton County crash

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Iowa State Patrol have released the name of a person killed in a Benton County crash. 

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Authorities searching for missing man

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Grant County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man. 

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  • Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

    Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:50:44 GMT
    (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). Lee Merritt, center, leads a news conference, Monday, April 23 2018, in San Bernardino, Calif., announcing a series of lawsuits against the Barstow Police Department regarding the shooting death of Diante "Butchie"...(James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP). Lee Merritt, center, leads a news conference, Monday, April 23 2018, in San Bernardino, Calif., announcing a series of lawsuits against the Barstow Police Department regarding the shooting death of Diante "Butchie"...
    Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.More >>
    Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.More >>
  • Former Christie allies to argue for bridge case reversals

    Former Christie allies to argue for bridge case reversals

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:50:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.More >>
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.More >>
  • Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie

    Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:50:39 GMT
    A U.S. appeals court has ruled in a case over selfies taken by a monkey that lawsuits can't be filed claiming animals have copyrights to photos.More >>
    A U.S. appeals court has ruled in a case over selfies taken by a monkey that lawsuits can't be filed claiming animals have copyrights to photos.More >>
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