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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

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A source close to the family of Manuel Noriega says the former Panamanian dictator has died at age 83.

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NEW DETAILS: Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

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Golf Writer Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

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Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

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The Pittsburgh Penguins take Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators, winning 5-3 Monday night.

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Man hurt in Cedar Rapids motorcycle crash

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The Linn County Sheriff's Office says a 24-year-old man was taken to the hospital after losing control on his motorcycle and crashing into a utility pole in Cedar Rapids.

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'Excelentes' students excel in unique Holy Family program Video included

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Fluent Spanish comes easily for college bound students, Lela Udry, Carly Heying and Christopher Wuertzer.  

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TRACKING: Isolated showers Tuesday and breezy

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Tuesday is another breezy day with sun in the morning and clouds in the afternoon. 

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Iowans make history on Mount Everest Video included

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A UNI professor and his cousin, proudly displaying the Iowa state flag, become the first Iowans to summit Mount Everest from the north route. 

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Library offers free bus rides for kids this summer

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An Iowa City Library Card can get children a free bus ticket on the Iowa City Transit this summer.

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Storms delay food stand opening

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After a few setbacks, the Iowa Grown Market will open for the season on Thursday, June 1st.

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Cemetery offers Veterans free burial plots Video included

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Memory Gardens Cemetery offers free burial plots to the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

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Two motorcycles collide in Grundy County

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The crash happened around 2:38 p.m. this afternoon near the intersection of County Road D25/190th Street and N Avenue, which is about five miles north of Grundy Center.

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UPDATE: 8-year-old girl from Jesup in serious condition after falling off cliff Video included

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A young girl is airlifted to the hospital after falling off a cliff at Backbone State Park, according to DNR's Dave Sunne. 

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Driver dies when car flips in Lee County

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The crash happened this afternoon around 1:40 p.m. at the intersection of J48 West and 315th Avenue, north of Fort Madison.

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Iowa's baseball team wins Big Ten Tournament, heads to Houston Regional

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The announcement was made today during a NCAA Baseball Tournament Selection Show on ESPN.

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Sports commentator Frank Deford dies at 78

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Longtime sports writer and NPR commentator Frank Deford has died, according to NPR. Deford's wife Carol says he died at home on Sunday. 

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VIDEO: Boy slides off water slide, walks away with few scrapes Video included

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The child skid across the concrete next to the "emerald plunge" slide. However, the boy gets up and manages to walk away with only a few scrapes on his back and shoulder.  

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Some KWWL Newscasts on CW 7.2 today

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Here is the schedule for today. 

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JFK's life, legacy celebrated on centennial

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A wreath-laying ceremony has taken place as part of the planned celebration of the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100. 

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Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines sees spate of recent births

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Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo has seen a spate of new births in the past month.

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Witnesses keep injured man from drowning in ditch

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  Authorities say witnesses to a crash off Interstate 80 in Council Bluffs kept a car driver from drowning in a ditch.  

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The Latest: President Trump tweets thanks to US service members

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President Donald Trump is thanking the men and women who died in service to the United States.

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Memorial Day events scheduled in the Cedar Valley

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Both the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls will be holding events today in honor of Memorial Day.

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Consumer Reports ranks top sunscreens of 2017

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If you think all sunscreens are created equal, think again.

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These people are marching to raise awareness of the true meaning of Memorial Day

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Thousands of men and women carrying the names of fallen soldiers will conclude a 31-day relay across a total of 6,200 miles.

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Study finds a link between sugar and some kinds of lung cancer

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Some kinds of lung cancer tumors really like sugar, and blocking that sweet tooth might offer a way to treat the disease, researchers reported.

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Wisconsin Butcher unveils meat vending machine

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Fresh deli meat can now be a vending machine away. 

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Relative 'devastated' after shooting kills 8 in Mississippi

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Head in hands, his voice strained, Vincent Mitchell sat outside his little yellow home and tried to make sense of how a family dispute led to a rampage that killed eight people, including the deputy who tried to keep them safe.

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Dubuque veteran discusses meaning of Memorial Day

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Retired Brigadier General Bob Felderman spent more than 35 years serving this country, traveling all around the world during that time. 

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One person taken to the hospital after car crash in Washington County

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One person was taken to the hospital after a car crash in Washington County Sunday afternoon. 

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2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Missouri

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Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.   

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VIDEO: Two sets of video, one mask Video included

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Police arrested two men in connection to a spree of smash-and-grab incidents in Waterloo.

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One-hundred year old barn burns Video included

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A nearly century-old barn was scorched this afternoon during a fire. Firefighters were called to a Waverly home on Fairview Avenue around noon. 

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Patriot Tour travels through eastern Iowa

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Many area motorcyclists joined the Patriot Tour today to show their respect for veterans.

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Drug program faces cuts

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A program aimed at reducing the number of drug-related deaths is facing cuts under President Trump's proposed budget.

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Rising Mississippi River causes flooding in East Dubuque Video included

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Some people in the Tri-state area are dealing with flooding because of the rising Mississippi River. 

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Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

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A Navy Seal team member has died after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.  

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Slideshow: Memorial Day Celebrations

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Here's a look at how people are celebrating around Eastern Iowa. You can send us pictures by heading to our Facebook page.

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5 people die in reservation crash

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Authorities say five people including a pregnant woman have died in a crash on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota.

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Iowa town plans to remove 2 dams and improve river access

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 Iowa officials hope to improve access to the Des Moines River with a plan that includes the removal of two dams.    

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Instructor dies, trainee injured in skydiving accident

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A Louisiana skydiving instructor died Sunday, and his trainee injured, after he lost consciousness during a skydiving jump.

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Nashua-Plainfield teacher set to retire

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Nashua-Plainfield educator Ron Zelle celebrates his retirement after teaching for 34 years. 

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New lawsuit accuses imprisoned former speaker of sex assault

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An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case. 

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UPDATE: Mugshot released of man accused of killing 8 people in Mississippi

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 Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.   

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Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines sees spate of recent births

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Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo has seen a spate of new births in the past month.

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Feds: Man jumps from plane after trying to bite attendant

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A 22-year-old man jumped out of an airplane waiting to take off in North Carolina and had to be stopped from running onto the runway.

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Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina

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Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina neighborhood.

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Update: One injured in Waterloo shooting Video included

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A man is taken to the hospital after shots are fired. It happened on Sumner Street shortly after 2:00 p.m. in Waterloo.

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President Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

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President Donald Trump is back in the Washington area after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe.

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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Clinton by Benghazi families

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton filed by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. 

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1 injured in Linn County Crash

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Two people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle crash on North Center Point Road, south of Alice Road.

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