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TRACKING: Hot and humid holiday weekend

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Highs soar into the 90s through next week

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UPDATE: Picture of what potential Maddie Poppe park will look like

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Clarksville is making a change to celebrate Maddie Poppe!  

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UPDATE: 15-year-old arrested in armed carjacking at Cedar Rapids Walmart

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On scene, police found a victim who said a firearm was displayed. 

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Raptor Resource Project: The two Decorah North nest eaglets died

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"We are sorry to announce that both eaglets at the Decorah North nest died yesterday...

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Groups in Iowa work to keep residents cool during summer

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With summer heat already ratcheting up in Iowa, organizations in the state are preparing to help keep low-income families cool.

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North and South Korean leaders meet again

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 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump.    

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Farmers' markets up and running in eastern Iowa; full list for 2018

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Be looking for our KWWL canopy this year at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Markets, and stop by to say hello.

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The Latest: Teacher being called a "hero" after Indiana school shooting

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Teacher Jason Seaman ran at the shooter "with his arms in front of him, and then he just tackled him against the wall." He swatted the gun out of the shooter's hand.

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UPDATE: Stolen car found on fire in Waterloo Video included

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The vehicle was left unlocked and running for a short time before it showed up missing. 

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Minneapolis raises age for buying tobacco to 21

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The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21.

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Taylor & Danielle Morris story featured in music video

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A Cedar Falls couple is featured in a new music video from the Eli Young Band. 

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Officials: Iowa flu deaths more than double from year ago

Iowa health officials say the flu killed more than twice as many residents this past winter as the year before.

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Gas prices up going into Memorial Day weekend

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Gas prices are up all over the country, but that's not stopping tens of thousands of American's from traveling this weekend.  

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Iowa man charged, allegedly showed up at house with rifle

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A man is facing several charges after allegedly showing up to someone's home with an assault rifle. 

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Meet the libertarian gubernatorial candidates Video included

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The June 5th primary election is coming up and it's the first one that will include the Libertarian Party, which is now recognized as an official party by the state. 

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Watch out for mosquitoes Video included

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More people are heading outside for the Memorial Day weekend. 

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Update on baby hit by softball: "Today we're crying tears of relief, joy and thankfulness!" Video included

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2-month-old McKenna Hovenga was hit during a softball game in Waverly on the night of Wednesday, May 2.

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Happening Saturday: Hick’s Place holding music festival to raise funds for military event

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To raise money for their annual Military Family Appreciation Day, which is held every August, Hick's Place is hosting a fundraiser called Hick's for the Heroes Music Festival on Saturday, May 26.

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Suspect in custody after shots fired at Indiana middle school

Shots have been reported at a middle school in Noblesville, Indiana, a receptionist for the school district told CNN Friday.

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Rep. Rizer resigns from Iowa House

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State Rep. Ken Rizer, a Marion Republican, has resigned from the Iowa House. 

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UPDATE: Missing Waterloo girl found

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Angelina Kobaia has been found. 

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Independence takes down large American flag because of costs

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Some residents in northeastern Iowa are upset that officials plan to stop flying a giant American flag because of the cost to frequently replace it. 

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Deadline for request of absentee ballot by mail

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The deadline to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail for the June 5th primary election is today at 5:00 p.m. 

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TORNADO TURNAROUND: A Decade Later Video included

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A decade has passed since a large, EF-5 tornado tracked through portions of eastern Iowa.  We take a look back at the tornado, and how the towns of Parkersburg, New Hartford, and Dunkerton have recovered.

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Could your next driver's license be on your smartphone instead of in your wallet?

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There's an app for just about everything, and now diver's licenses may soon be digital.  

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Iowa county says it canceled voting rights of the wrong man

An auditor says her office mistakenly canceled the voting rights of a northwest Iowa rancher who has the same name as a felon.

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Hot cars and kids: Study shows killer temps hit in an hour

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A toddler died in Nashville yesterday after she'd been left alone accidentally for hours in her father's truck, she was the seventh child to died inside a hot car this year. 

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Family of Waterloo shooting victim: 'Stop the Violence' Video included

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Thursday night on Waterloo's east side, the sky was filled with red balloons. Nearly a hundred grieving family and friends gather to remember Greg Walker Junior.

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One year since Gov. Reynolds took office

Gov. Kim Reynolds addresses a crowd at the Iowa State Capitol after being sworn in on May 24, 2017 Gov. Kim Reynolds addresses a crowd at the Iowa State Capitol after being sworn in on May 24, 2017
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Gov. Reynolds will run unopposed this fall within the Republican Party, but will face challengers from the Democratic and Libertarian parties for governor.

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Glenn Miller Orchestra returns to Allison's Wilder Park June 10

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The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is coming back to Allison's Wilder Park on Sunday, June 10, for a free admission concert 6:30-8:30  p.m.

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Cyclist involved in Marion crash

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The Marion Police Department says the collision happened in the 2100 block of East Post Road, just after 6 p.m.

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  • No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:04:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...(AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

    APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:04:16 GMT
    (South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...(South Jordan Police Department via AP, File). FILE -In this Friday, May 11, 2018, file photo released by the South Jordan Police Department shows a traffic collision involving a Tesla Model S sedan with a Fire Department mechanic truck stopped at a re...
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.More >>
    A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.More >>
  • Legal hurdles may make Weinstein's prosecution an exception

    Legal hurdles may make Weinstein's prosecution an exception

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:03:59 GMT
    (Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News via AP, Pool). Harvey Weinstein, right, appears at his arraignment with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman, in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018 in New York. Weinstein is charged with two counts of rape and...(Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News via AP, Pool). Harvey Weinstein, right, appears at his arraignment with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman, in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, May 25, 2018 in New York. Weinstein is charged with two counts of rape and...
    Harvey Weinstein's arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement, but it remains uncertain whether it will be repeated in other cases involving powerful men accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
    Harvey Weinstein's arrest in New York Friday is a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement, but it remains uncertain whether it will be repeated in other cases involving powerful men accused of sexual misconduct.More >>
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