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Woman hit by train in Waterloo

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Waterloo police say a 37-year-old woman was hit by a train late Saturday night.

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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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Iowa City police investigate suspicious death

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Iowa City police were called to 518 South Capitol Street Sunday at 11:11 a.m. 

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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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