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BREAKING: Alcoholic beverages, containers at scene of deadly crash involving former "Bachelor" Chris Soules

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

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TRACKING: Windy and Wet Days Ahead

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Rain, wind and cooler days ahead

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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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97-year-old nurse on today's Eastern Iowa Honor Flight

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Veterans will soon be in the air heading to Washington, D.C.  

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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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Police treating death of Iowa City bail bondsman as homicide Video included

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

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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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