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TRACKING: Dangerously cold tonight and Tuesday morning

Slicks spots remain possible tonight.  Flurries are possible tonight, but the wind will calm down a bit overnight, reducing the threat for blowing snow.

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MLK III calls out Trump on alleged immigration comments

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out Trump for comments on immigrants. More>>

CVS Pharmacy promises to end touchups of its beauty images

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Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty products.

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Cedar Falls plans for $271 million in projects Video included

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Cedar Falls is continuing to grow and the city is making plans to keep up with the growth.

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ISU's Wigginton wins Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

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Wigginton wins Big 12 honor

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UNI's Pickford MVC Newcomer of the Week

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For the second time this season University of Northern Iowa freshman guard Tywhon Pickford has been tabbed as the Missouri Valley Conference's Men's Basketball Newcomer of the Week.

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MLK Day event focuses on continuing social change Video included

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On April 4, it will be 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis.  Parts of the eastern Iowa community came together Monday on MLK Day to say they believe his work isn't done. 

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Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

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A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida’s Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.

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Got the blues? How to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Medical experts say those who are feeling the winter blues, may be experiencing a more serious disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder.  

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Upgraded technology helps woman hear more clearly Video included

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23-year-old Nichole Helmick was born partially deaf. 

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Wintry weather in Dubuque Video included

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People were bundled up, and snow blew in every which way.  

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Three young people killed in Cedar Falls crash Video included

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Police say they don't know why the trio was speeding down Viking Road. Cedar Falls Police Chief Jeff Olson reminds everyone accidents like this are avoidable.

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Waterloo Center for the Arts celebrating legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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The country honors Dr. Martin Luther King Junior today.  It's been nearly 50 years since he was shot and killed.  

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Free home repairs to be offered in the Cedar Valley by TeenServe

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Non-profit organization, TeenServe, will be in Waterloo July 8 through 14 to provide home repairs for the elderly, disabled and those with low-incomes. 

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Simone Biles says she was molested by gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

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Simone Biles added her name to the list of gymnasts who say they were molested by USA Olympics team doctor Larry Nassar.  

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Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery

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An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain.

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Arizona police arrest 80-year-old man in armed bank robbery

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Police in Arizona have arrested an 80-year-old man they say robbed a credit union at gunpoint.

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Iowa lawsuit pits gay rights against religious freedom

The University of Iowa is caught in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a gay student.

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Bump stock ban signed into law in New Jersey

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Owners have 90 days to surrender bump stocks or "trigger cranks." Retailers have 30 days. Sale or possession now carries a three- to five-year sentence, a fine of up to $15,000, or both.

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Airport warns passengers of measles

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The Chicago O'Hare Airport is warning travelers, after a passenger traveling last Wednesday is confirmed with the measles.

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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

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Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, has died. She was 46. 

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Iowa City police accuse woman of beating 11-year-old son

Authorities have accused a Coralville woman of beating her 11-year-old son.

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Ignition interlocks will soon have cameras in Iowa

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Iowa soon will require that ignition interlocks have cameras so drivers required to take breath tests don't have other people start the drivers' vehicles.

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Poverty, past linked to Native Americans focus on MLK Day

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Anti-poverty activists in Albuquerque and a groundbreaking Cherokee Nation declaration about the tribe's role in promoting equality after years of fighting to exclude descendants of slaves from its rolls are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations.

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Phoenix Theatres to open at Kennedy Mall in Dubuque Video included

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A new movie theater is coming to Dubuque. 

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UPDATE: Name released in 'suspicious' death Video included

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Cedar Rapids Police say an 18-year-old woman was found dead in an apartment this week.

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HELMET CAM VIDEO: Firefighter catches child while battling house fire Video included

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In the video, you can see a father tossing his child to one of the firefighters below.
 

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VIDEO: Car goes airborne, lands in second-story dental office Video included

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Police say the person behind the wheel was speeding, and hit a raised median, causing the car to go airborne.
 

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"Pushed the wrong button;" people in Hawaii panic after false missile alert

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The state said after a shift change, an officer involved in its alert drills "pushed the wrong button."

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UPDATE: Three on-board ambulance that flipped near West Branch

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All three people are in stable condition.

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Victims' names released in deadly crash Video included

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Three people are dead following a Friday night crash. 

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Vikings defeat Saints

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The Minnesota Vikings have a 10-0 lead on the New Orleans Saints at the end of the first quarter of their divisional round game.

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Trump declares 'I am not a racist'

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President Donald Trump says in the wake of his recent comments about Haiti and African countries that "I am not a racist."

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Bald eagles return to eastern Iowa along Mississippi River

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Eastern Iowa is seeing the annual return of bald eagles, attracting area residents and tourists alike. 

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Priorities can change from plans listed in governor's speech

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Gov. Kim Reynolds highlighted multiple priorities in her Condition of the State speech, but recent history shows plans can change.   

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Man holding boy hostage near Cincinnati surrenders, boy safe

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Authorities outside Cincinnati say a gunman who held a 10-year-old boy hostage for more than 24 hours has surrendered and the child is safe. 

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WATCH: Grandma gets big surprise for 101st birthday Video included

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One grandmother's birthday with came true. 

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UNI beats Valpo 81-76 to snap 7 game losing streak Video included

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The UNI en's basketball team holds off Valparaiso 81-76 to snap a seven game losing streak and win its first Missouri Valley game of the season. The Panthers got career scoring games out of freshmen Tywhon Pickford (23 points/9 rebounds) and Austin Phyfe (20 points/8 rebounds). Phyfe a freshman from Waverly-Shell Rock got the start tonight ahead of senior Bennett Koch. UNI led by as many as 15 points in the first half and stretched the advantage to 23 points in the second half. The ... More>>

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