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Hazleton storm chaser struck by lightning Video included

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An Eastern Iowa storm chaser has been struck by lightning. More>>

Red Cross helping 3 Cedar Rapids families after fire

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Three Cedar Rapids families are being helped by the American Red Cross, after a fire Monday. More>>

Name released in New Hampton standoff arrest

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New Hampton Police released the name of the man arrested in Sunday's standoff.Police say Nelson Hershberger, age 23, was charged with reckless use of a firearm, aggravated domestic abuse assault and child endangerment.He was arrested after a two-hour standoff on South Walnut Avenue early Sunday morning.Previous story:http://www.kwwl.com/story/26414663/2014/08/31/new-tactical-team-responds-to-new-hampton-shots-fired-call More>>

Fewer arrests, citations at Iowa home opener than 2013 Video included

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 University of Iowa Police say they didn't write a single open alcohol citation during the season opener Saturday a Kinnick. That's a significant drop from last year's 28 citations for the Hawk's home opener.  More>>

U.S. military operation targets Islamic extremist group in Somalia

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In a Labor Day military operation in Somalia, U.S. forces targeted the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic extremist group, al-Shabaab, network, the Pentagon reported late Monday.Pentagon spokesman, Rear Adm. John Kirby, said the U.S. was assessing the results and would provide more information when appropriate. No further details were available.The U.S. action comes just one day after Somalia's government forces regained control of a high security prison in the capital city of Mogadishu. That facili... More>>

Texting and driving crash leads to impaled Colorado driver

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A Colorado woman has learned about texting and driving the hard way -- and it's something hard to walk away from for awhile.
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Iowa City knife attack was due to music playing

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A man is accused of holding someone at knifepoint -- all over a disagreement about music. More>>

Guttenberg boosted by RAGBRAI, Labor Day following river flood Video included

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Labor Day weekend means extra green for many area businesses before the leaves turn brown. More>>

Lone surviving 'Ironman' to appear at Kinnick on Saturday

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The lone surviving member of the 1939 Iowa Hawkeyes "Ironmen" team will be honored at Saturday's game against Ball State. More>>

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

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The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. More>>

Joni Ernst to visit Waterloo on Tuesday

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Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has announced that she will be in Waterloo on Tuesday to attend a roundtable discussion with senior citizens.
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Thousands turn out for Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade

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Thousands of people turned out for Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade on Monday. More>>

UPDATE: Names released in fatal Dubuque Co. motorcycle crash

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Police have released the names of the drivers involved in a crash Sunday afternoon in Dubuque County, including the name of a motorcycle driver who died of his injuries. More>>

Denver residents spend Labor Day cleaning up after storms Video included

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For most of the people living in Denver, the Labor Day weekend took a turn for the worse. More>>

Updated University of Iowa mascot meets mixed reviews

Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30 Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30
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What do you think of the updated University of Iowa football mascot? More>>

Cedar Falls teenager arrested after crime spree

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A 17-year-old accused of stealing two cars, leaving the scene of a crash and robbery was arrested this weekend. More>>

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  • Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

    Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:13:59 GMT
    The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their...More >>
    The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming...More >>
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:03:56 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >>
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...More >>
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:10:58 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:More >>
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:More >>
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  • What do you think of the updated Herky the Hawk football mascot?

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    I like it!
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    I hate it!
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    Maybe it will grow on me.
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    96 votes
    I like both equally.
    6%
    45 votes
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