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TRACKING: Rain/storms this evening.

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Cooler this weekend with a chance for a few afternoon showers. 

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Protester charged with assault outside Trump rally

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Cedar Rapids Police confirm 22-year-old Anne Seifert was arrested and charged with assault after President Trump's rally last night.

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KWWL Programming Changes

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Due to live coverage of President Trump speaking in Cedar Rapids this evening, a few shows have been rescheduled for this weekend.  

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Illegal activity closes road permanently

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Illegal activity in one public park has neighbors asking the city to make changes. 

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Prime Time League comes to Waterloo as UNI's Wyatt Lohaus returns to action

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UNI's Wyatt Lohaus was in Waterloo tonight as the Prime-Time League made one of two stops during the offseason --upcoming season --

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Despite arrest, police say President's visit went smooth

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The Cedar Rapids Police Department had hoped to get through the day without having to make an arrest but they say it was still a good day by only having to make one.

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The Girl Scouts to offer cyber security skills badges

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The Girl Scouts are stepping up to help others learn about cyber security. 

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French Instagram model dies after whipped cream canister explodes

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A 33-year-old Instagram model's family is warning her fans about the dangers of pressurized capsules a whipped cream container exploded and struck her in the chest, leading to her death, her family says. 

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Parking tickets forgiven for blood donations Video included

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Cedar Rapids is forgiving parking tickets in exchange for blood donations.  

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Rodney's Kitchen launches free lunch program Video included

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"It makes me feel good, I was a kid once...it just makes me smile, it feels good to give back." 

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Funeral homes adding therapy dogs for mourners

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When humans grieve, more funeral homes are offering therapy dogs to help. 

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Dubuque duo charged in Maquoketa bank robbery

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The Indictment alleges that, on or about March 8, 2017, Rhodes and Stapleton robbed the Fidelity Bank and Trust in Maquoketa, taking over $6,500.00 during the robbery.  

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Cedar Rapids man sentenced to 15 years in prison

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A man is sentenced to prison for child pornography. 51-year-old Donald Etheredge from Cedar Rapids is sentenced to 15 year is federal prison after a March 8, 2017 guilty plea to one count of receipt of child pornography.  Etheredge was sentenced on June 20, 2017 by United States District Court. A special assessment of $100 was imposed, and he must serve a 20-year term of supervised release. He must then comply with all sex offender registration and public notification requir...

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Sturgis Falls , Cedar Basin Jazz schedules

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Sturgis Falls & Cedar Basin Jazz celebrations all set for this weekend  

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Black Hawk County VA gives rides to vets: "We're going to be there for them" Video included

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Veterans in Black Hawk County are having an easier time getting to their doctor's appointments with the help of the Black Hawk County VA.

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Free Vietnam War book and documentary offered to Johnson Co. Vietnam veterans

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A collection of stories honoring and remembering those who served in the Vietnam Way is being offered, free of charge, to any Johnson Co. resident who served in Vietnam.

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Officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

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Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.

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Iowa couple charged after disabled woman burned in bath

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Iowa authorities have charged an Urbandale couple with kidnapping and neglect in the case of a disabled woman in their care who suffered severe chemical burns. 

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Three hummus brands under recall

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The brands in the recall include Fresh Foods Market, Lantana, and Marketside.  

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Yoga class encourages beer drinking

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Move over goat yoga, it's time for beer yoga. 

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Americans and guns: It's complicated

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A new study shows that the country’s deep political divide is reflected in attitudes toward gun control.

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Manson follower Krenwinkel denied parole

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Parole has been denied for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders. 

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Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

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A three-judge federal appeals panel has affirmed that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. 

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Trump: I Did Not Record Conversations with James Comey

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President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that he did not record his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.

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Sen. Grassley makes statement on health care bill

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“Congress and the American people have been struggling with the problems with Obamacare since 2010."

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Waterloo mechanic rescues kitten trapped inside car

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It was a crazy morning at KWWL.  A kitten was scared and ran up into the hood of a car in the KWWL parking lot.  

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Magically delicious? Burger King introduces Lucky Charms milkshake

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Fast food chain Burger King has introduced a hand-spun, soft-serve twist on a classic breakfast cereal.

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President Trump's full visit to Eastern Iowa Video included

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President Donald Trump's first visit to Eastern Iowa as commander in chief is in the books. 

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast

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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast.

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4 Iowa cities targeted because of fireworks restrictions

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Nebraska company wants a federal court to stop four Iowa cities from restricting fireworks sales.

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Iowa City Police investigate early morning robbery

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The Iowa City Police Department are investigating an early morning robbery. It happened at around 4:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Johnson Street.

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Every day this dog goes shopping by himself, returns with treats

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A dog in Brazil won't go a day without his treats. 

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Police: Man kidnapped family at gunpoint, forced them to take him shopping at Target

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A North Carolina man has been arrested after police said he kidnapped a family at gunpoint and forced them to take him shopping at Target.

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A complete rundown of President Trump's speech in Cedar Rapids

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President Trump made his first appearance in Iowa Wednesday since taking office.  Here is a rundown of his comments to the crowd.

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  • Backlog of autopsies delay funeral services for grieving families

    Backlog of autopsies delay funeral services for grieving families

    Thursday, June 15 2017 7:49 PM EDT2017-06-15 23:49:50 GMT

    A high number of deaths that require autopsies and an understaffed Iowa Medical Examiner’s Office have created delays of up to two weeks in returning the remains of loved ones to family members.

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    A high number of deaths that require autopsies and an understaffed Iowa Medical Examiner’s Office have created delays of up to two weeks in returning the remains of loved ones to family members.

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: A conversation with Lyric Cook's father from behind bars

    SPECIAL REPORT: A conversation with Lyric Cook's father from behind bars

    Friday, June 9 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-06-09 20:22:18 GMT

    We haven’t heard from Dan or Misty Morrissey in nearly four years. But recently, Dan decided to share his story and speak exclusively to KWWL.

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    We haven’t heard from Dan or Misty Morrissey in nearly four years. But recently, Dan decided to share his story and speak exclusively to KWWL.

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  • Results of Ron's Cardiac Catheterization

    Results of Ron's Cardiac Catheterization

    Friday, June 9 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-06-09 20:07:05 GMT

     Watch the results of Ron Steele's cardiac catheterization at Covenant Medical Center last January. 

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     Watch the results of Ron Steele's cardiac catheterization at Covenant Medical Center last January. 

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