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TRACKING: Mild temperatures this weekend

It's going to be a mild weekend, with a slight chance of rain or snow in our southern counties Sunday.

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Iowa income tax refunds to be delayed in 2018

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 Iowa officials are warning that state income tax refunds will be delayed in 2018.   

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Missouri trooper in case of drowning handcuffed man fired

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 A Missouri state trooper convicted of a misdemeanor for the drowning death of a handcuffed Iowa man has been fired. 

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Philadelphia cow escapes nativity scene twice, replaced by new cow

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A cow has been making a scene of its own in Philadelphia, twice escaping a church nativity display. 

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Iowa Egg Council, grocery donate eggs to Iowa food bank

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 Iowa's egg farmers and a regional grocery chain have partnered for a promotion to donate eggs to the Food Bank of Iowa this holiday season.

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VIDEO: Colorado woman collects more than 1,000 Santas Video included

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     One woman loves the big man in red so much, she has more than 1,000 in her home!     Megan McNeil shows us the impressive collection.   

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WATCH: K9 officers pose for calendar to raise money for gear Video included

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K9 officers are taking a break from their jobs and striking a pose in Nevada.   More>>

Lyft cars sport "ugly sweaters" for the weekend Video included

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Lyft cars in the D.C. area are showing off in ugly sweaters this weekend. 

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VIDEO: Bell ringing goat gets a lot of attention from shoppers Video included

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A bell ringing goat is getting a lot of attention! 

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Des Moines Police: No children injured when SUV crashes into school

Zach Boyden- The Holmes/Register Zach Boyden- The Holmes/Register
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Police say no children were hurt when a sport utility vehicle crashed into Willard Elementary School in Des Moines.  

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Snowy owls spotted in higher numbers in Iowa this year

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Wildlife officials note there have been several sightings of snowy owls across Iowa in recent weeks.   

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Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate

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Gutting 'Obamacare' coverage mandate is seen as increasing the number of uninsured people. More>>

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

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"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. More>>

Waterloo holiday light show draws crowd Video included

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Perfectly timed Christmas trees, snowflakes, and lights dance to the holiday music on the radio. 

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Former teammate in The Miracle Season-inspired movie hopes film will help others Video included

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A true story of inspiration that played out on an eastern Iowa volleyball court will be getting an international audience.

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Firefighters save veteran's flag during house fire

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A disabled veteran was forced to watch as fire destroyed his home but firefighters would be able to save at least one item of significance.

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Iowa justice blocks newspaper from reporting court records

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An Iowa Supreme Court justice has taken the unusual step of temporarily ordering the state's largest newspaper not to publish the contents of court records legally obtained by one of its reporters.

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Grand jury: Penn State showed 'shocking apathy' to drinking

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Grand jury report after frat pledge's drinking death says Penn State officials displayed 'shocking apathy'. More>>

Drivers watch deer jump off bridge Video included

Denny Benyshek Denny Benyshek
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Driver say at first the deer looked like they weren't going to jump, but within seconds everything changed.

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UPDATE: 5 Dubuque schools given low ranking from Iowa School Report Card Video included

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According to their website, the report card shows how each public school is performing, based on certain educational measures. 

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Man wants to re-adopt dog Video included

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An eastern Iowa man wants to re-adopt his pet, after the animal shelter where he surrendered his dog performed thousands of dollars in surgery. 

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Algeria's Ambassador to the U.S. declared honorary citizen of Elkader

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Algeria's Ambassador to the United States is now an honorary citizen of Elkader.

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Homicide victim's girlfriend pleas for answers Video included

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As Waterloo Police investigate the homicide of 39-year-old Cedric Craft, his girlfriend is asking for anyone with information to come forward. 

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With Rubio, Corker onboard, GOP finalizes huge tax package

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Republicans solidified support for their major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws Friday.

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Bird is the word

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A flock of female peacocks are doing all right, after they were spotted in eastern Iowa.

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More than 20 people sentenced to prison for meth, money laundering conspiracy

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Over the last year, more than 20 people have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a methamphetamine and money laundering conspiracy centered in Marshalltown, Iowa.  

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2 correctional officers attacked in eastern Iowa jail

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Authorities say two eastern Iowa correctional officers were sent to the hospital with injuries after they were attacked by inmates at the Des Moines County Correctional Center. 

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14 states sue to allege US failure to enforce smog rules

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Fourteen states and the District of Columbia are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards. 

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12 states launch new legal challenge to California egg law

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A dozen states want the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their cages. 

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Dubuque boy taken to hospital after being hit by car

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A 7-year-old boy was taken to Finley Hospital in Dubuque after being struck by a car around 7 a.m. 

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WATCH: Paralyzed pit bull learns to walk again through swimming therapy Video included

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A dog is learning how to walk again in Wisconsin.

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VIDEO: Case of road rage, man kicks woman's car and tackles her Video included

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Authorities are investigating a case of road rage in Arnold, Missouri.
 

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Grand jury report due on fraternity culture at Penn State

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A grand jury's report in the wake of a pledge's drinking death is expected to shed light into the fraternity culture at Penn State University.

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