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TRACKING: Warmer, gusty, more showers and storms today

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A chance for rain and storms tracks back in after some sunshine early this afternoon

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Letter: Flynn cites 'public frenzy,' invokes 5th Amendment Video included

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Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election. More>>

O.J. Simpson to Receive Parole Hearing in July, Could Be Released

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After nearly a decade behind bars, O.J. Simpson could be released from prison this year. 

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Stray bullet travels through window killing boy eating snack

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Police in Kentucky say a stray bullet fired during an outdoor fight traveled through the window of a nearby home, killing a 7-year-old who was eating a bedtime snack at his kitchen table.  

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TONIGHT: Waterloo considers fireworks rules, Taxpayer Bill of Rights

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Before anyone lights a fuse, Waterloo wants to lay the ground rules for fireworks.

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Two facing charges after "stand-off" in Dubuque

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Police say two people are in custody after a brief "stand-off" in Dubuque.  

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Top Iowa court says company owner called worker racist names

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Justices upheld the Dubuque Human Rights Commission's order that Simon Seeding pay Jermaine Stapleton $49,500 for lost wages and emotional distress.

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Q&A: What to expect during Bill Cosby's jury selection Video included

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Hundreds of people could be interviewed in Pittsburgh this week as lawyers search for 12 jurors and six alternates for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial. More>>

Burials drop, Waterloo cemetery struggles to pay bills

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Less business for a cemetery could be very good news for everyone and everything... but the cemetery.

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Top Iowa court says company owner called worker racist names

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The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld an $85,000 discrimination judgment against a company whose owner repeatedly called a black worker "chocolate" and other racial epithets.

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Indy 500 winners robbed at gunpoint outside Indianapolis Taco Bell

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Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane.

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Waterloo police investigate string of crash-and-grab burglaries

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Waterloo Police are looking to see if three different crash-and-grabs at convenient stores are connected.  

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New guidelines out for babies and fruit juice

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New recommendations are out this morning regarding when babies should be drinking fruit juices. 
 

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Among 10 Things to Know: Trump opens first visit to Israel as president; Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing; North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile. More>>

Car smashes through Waterloo store, front doors boarded up

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Nothing was stolen, but there is a lot of damage.

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NEW THIS MORNING: Man accused of shooting at Waterloo officer Video included

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Shots fired overnight in Waterloo.  

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Iowa gas prices up slightly in past week

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Gas prices in Iowa have gone up 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.27 per gallon.
 

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'Costume jewelry' diamond really worth hundreds of thousands

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Some people have all the luck.

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2 men sentenced for bilking Iowa woman in IRS scam

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Men from Texas and Alabama have been sentenced for posing as Internal Revenue Service agents and bilking a northern Iowa woman.   

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President Trump says 'rare opportunity' exists for peace

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President Donald Trump says peace in the Middle East can be achieved only by working together. He says, "there is no other way."

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Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

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Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home.

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Pair of Dubuque County sightings highlight bobcat comeback in Iowa Video included

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A pair of sightings on trail cameras in southern Dubuque County highlight what's been a great comeback story for bobcats in Iowa.

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Cuts to food stamps, farm subsidies part of president's budget proposal

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"We think it's wrongheaded," said Rep. Mike Conaway, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, when asked about looming cuts to farm programs.

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Billy Bush says he's ready to get back into television

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 Former "Today" co-host Billy Bush says he's a better man now and ready to get back into television. 

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Sea Lion snatches girl from pier

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A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast. 

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Kids help clean up after severe weather

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Three Turkey Valley students clean up a community this weekend following severe weather this past week. 

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Final Ringling Bros. show, humble beginnings in McGregor

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After 146 years, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus performs their last show. 

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Barron County puts initial tornado damage estimate at $10M

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The Barron County Sheriff's Department has released initial damage estimates from a tornado that tore through the Chetek area of northwestern Wisconsin last week. 

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Ex-Alabama coach Stallings recovering from mild stroke

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Former Alabama football coach Gene Stallings says he's recovering from a stroke. 

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The Latest: Documents identify fatally stabbed student

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Charging documents say the student fatally stabbed at the University of Maryland was Richard Collins III. 

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TV's Judge Judy gives commencement speech in West Virginia

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Syndicated television's Judge Judy has told graduating high school seniors in West Virginia to fill their lives and work with passion.

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Former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa dies at 84

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 A former Iowa lieutenant governor passed away on Saturday night. 

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Storm clean-up efforts gaining momentum Video included

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Clean-up efforts are gaining momentum after Wednesday's devastating storm ripped through eastern Iowa.

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Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

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Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony.

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Man posing as Uber driver charged with sexual assaults

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A Rhode Island man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl while posing as an Uber driver has been indicted on multiple charges.

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Iowa college planning $50 million in campus improvements

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A Davenport college is unveiling plans for more than $50 million improvements to student housing, buildings, athletic fields and other aspects of campus. 

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Tree blocks traffic Video included

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A tree is blocking traffic near West Fourth Street and Sheridan Road in Waterloo. 

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Buchanan County authorities looking for driver

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The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help to find a driver and their pick-up truck. 

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Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose

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Former Vice President Joe Biden is offering assurances that the country's current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that "churned up some of the ugliest realities" of American life will be temporary.

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Man found dead in Iowa church parking lot after shooting

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Des Moines police are investigating after a man was found dead in a church parking lot early Sunday.

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'Drive them out': Trump calls on Muslims to share burden in terror fight

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President Donald Trump on Sunday looked to make clear that the United States is not at war with Islam in a major speech here on Sunday, instead defining the battle against terrorist groups as a "battle between good and evil." 

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Branstad veto puzzles groups seeking money for repairs

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Some advocates for programs that help low-income people are expressing puzzlement over Gov. Terry Branstad's decision to veto spending from an infrastructure fund.

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High school senior has 13 years of perfect attendance Video included

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You could call him the anti-Ferris Bueller.

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Memorial park opens at site of nightclub fire where 100 died

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A memorial park is opening at the site of a 2003 nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people. 

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North Korea fires medium-range missile

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US and South Korean officials say North Korea fired a medium-range missile today.

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1 dead, car and train collide

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Authorities say a car and train collided Saturday, and one person dead.

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