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X-Rated messages sent from local business phone in apparent scam Video included

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Customers have received pornographic material from a local business cellphone, the owner says he didn't send them.

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TRACKING: Warmer temperatures and a storm Sun/Mon

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Above normal temperatures continue through the weekend. Rain Sunday and snow Monday.

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'How dare you': Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor

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U.S. Olympian McKayla Maroney says being sexually assaulted by a Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts scarred her mind in ways that may never heal. More>>

Amazon sweepstakes is narrowed down to 20 competitors

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Amazon narrows list of second headquarters to 20 contenders, mainly on the east coast. More>>

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

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Tthe GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remains unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.

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Owner of lost dog urges stricter vet and microchip laws Video included

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A man's grief over losing a piece of his family is pushing him to put more emphasis on microchips for pets.

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Elkader hospital to become part of Mercy Health Network

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Central Community Hospital in Elkader is joining the Mercy Health Network. 

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Paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley up for auction

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A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have already surpassed $1,200.

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Man charged with first-degree murder in Dubuque gives testimony Video included

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The defense argued the victim stabbed herself.

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New database helps former prisoners find resources Video included

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A new database is helping with the transition process for Iowa inmates that are released from prison. 

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AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

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The truth about a government "shutdown" is that the government doesn't shut down. More>>

USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

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The long relationship between USA Gymnastics and the Karolyi Ranch is over. 

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1,600 lbs of cocaine found in pineapples Video included

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Police in Spain seized more than 1,642 lbs. of cocaine found hidden inside pineapples from South America. 

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Epworth house catches fire

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Crews with the Epworth Fire Department say flames first ignited in the basement of a two-story house in the 23000 block of Old Highway Road around 1:54 p.m. on Thursday.

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Iowa Poison Control Center releases top exposures in children, adults in 2017

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The Iowa Poison Control Center released a list on Facebook, showing the top exposures in kids under the age of 6 years in 2017. 

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Feds say man accused in Bosnian killings lied to be refugee

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Federal authorities say a man suspected of killing three people while fighting in Bosnia's war lied to get into the U.S. as a refugee and has been quietly operating a trucking company in Iowa. 

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Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

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Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave an unexpected tax break to farmers who sell their crops to cooperatives instead of other buyers. 

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Deadly disease found in deer in two eastern Iowa counties

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Chronic wasting disease has been confirmed in wild Iowa deer in Allamakee and Clayton County. 

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UPDATE: 1 killed in officer-involved shooting along Hwy 218 Video included

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One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Bremer County Wednesday night. 

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Vinton couple celebrates 79 years married Video included

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Luck, that's the secret to a Vinton couple's marriage. It must have worked because they've been hitched for 79 years.

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Dubuque duo sentenced for Maquoketa bank robbery, chase

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Both men will spend time in federal prison after pleading guilty to robbing Fidelity Bank and Trust in Maquoketa in March 2017.

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Dubuque Police asking for assistance identifying theft suspect

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Dubuque police are seeking assistance in identifying a man who stole $199 of electronics from Walmart.

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Study suggests building second Hollywood sign to ease crowds

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Locals and tourists alike appreciate the Hollywood sign, so why not build another?    

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Feds say man accused in Bosnian killings lied to be refugee

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Federal authorities say a man suspected of killing three people while fighting in Bosnia's war lied to get into the U.S. as a refugee and has been quietly operating a trucking company in Iowa.  

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3 fired amidst scandal at Iowa communications agency

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The executive director of Iowa's state-run broadband network and two subordinates have been fired after state auditors discovered a range of misspending and cronyism during his tenure. 

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