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TRACKING: Mostly sunny and mild start to the week

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Sunshine and seasonable temperatures will start off the work week.  There are a couple slight chances for rain.

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UPDATE: One woman and young boy killed, others injured in Waterloo house fire Video included

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Waterloo firefighters say there were five people in the house at the time of the fire.

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Water search renewed in efforts to #BringJakeHome Video included

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Efforts to find a missing Iowa teen with autism focus back to the water. Starting Saturday, search teams will, once again comb the six-mile stretch of creek from La Porte City to the Cedar River.

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Iowa students honoring Columbine with walkout Video included

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"We need to make a change, we need to keep the guns in the gun range. We need to ask people about their mental health and not just their age, we need to make a change." 

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Britain's Duchess of Cambridge in labor with 3rd child

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Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered a London hospital to give birth to the couple's third child.

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One person dead after hit by train in Belle Plaine

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Law enforcement confirms one person  Around midnight Monday April 23, 2018, Union Pacific Railroad reported to Benton County Communications that a train had struck a pedestrian. 

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Southwest cancels flights for engine inspections

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Southwest has already canceled 40 flights today so crews could conduct "accelerated" fan-blade inspections. 

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Thousands of girls are becoming Cub Scouts

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Six months after announcing a historic change, the Boy Scouts have begun admitting girls into the Cub Scouts program.

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BACK IN THE SADDLE: Students design new prosthetic leg for horseback rider Video included

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More than 20 years ago, a Zwingle woman lost part of her leg during a farming accident

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Update: Waffle House suspect arrested near White House last year

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Four people were killed and at least two others were shot at a Tennessee Waffle House on Sunday morning, Metro Nashville Police said. 

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World's oldest person dies in Japan at 117

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Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. 

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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah

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Mitt Romney fails to secure GOP nomination for US Senate seat in Utah at convention, must compete in primary.   More>>

Father creates suicide awareness foundation in son's memory Video included

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Project Safe CRCA's goal is simple; to save lives, one life at a time, by creating awareness and highlighting available resources.

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Name released in deadly Benton County crash

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Iowa State Patrol have released the name of a person killed in a Benton County crash. 

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Man Breaks into Taylor Swift's Home, Showers & Naps: Sources

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A Florida man is accused of breaking into Taylor Swift's New York City home and taking a nap.  

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Former Marshalltown educator faces child porn charges

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Federal authorities have charged a former central Iowa high school educator who taught for 30 years with multiple child pornography counts.    

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Iowa residents seek to start municipal utility

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Residents in northeast Iowa are facing strong opposition from utility giant Alliant Energy as the community considers establishing a municipal utility in hopes of investing more in renewable energy.   

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Dubuque officials endorse brewery redevelopment plans

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The Dubuque City Council is supporting plans to turn a crumbling 120-year-old brewery complex into apartments and retail space.  

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Driver arrested after chase in Manchester

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A driver is behind bars after leading Manchester Police on a chase. 

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Iowa State Patrol says 3 killed in crash near Charles City

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 Authorities say three people have died in a two-vehicle crash in northeastern Iowa.   

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Barbara Bush to be laid to rest Saturday

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The funeral of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty, has begun in Texas, with family and friends gathering to pay their respects and celebrate the life of the former first lady. 

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Family: 11-year-old in critical condition after hit-and-run Video included

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An 11-year-old girl is in critical condition in Iowa City after she was hit by a car. Her family says she's the victim of a hit-and-run.

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Semi full of popsicles crashes

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Police had to deal with a sticky situation on a Kentucky interstate Friday morning.

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Iowa teen to host benefit concert with the help of a celebrity Video included

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An area teenager is putting on a benefit concert for people living with disabilities and he'll have some help from a celebrity.

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The Latest: North Korea says it has suspended nuclear missile testing

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South Korea's presidential office has welcomed North Korea's announcement it's suspending nuclear and long-range missile tests as "meaningful progress" toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

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Guilty plea in Dubuque murder case Video included

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 He was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the second-degree murder in the killing of Beverly Puccio.

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CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

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The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. 

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Officials say USPS worker hoarded over 17,000 pieces of mail

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A United States Postal Service worker who prosecutors say hoarded away over 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in New York City allegedly told investigators he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he had to deliver.

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Man rescued from tree after he got stuck while rescuing cat

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Firefighters in Virginia have rescued a man who got stuck in a tree while trying to retrieve a cat.  

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Flaming Wheel Motorsports qualify for National STEM League Finals in New York

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The finals will be held at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York on April 28 and 29. 

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Funeral today for Waterloo Police Sergeant

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A large procession will take place from the funeral to the burial services. 

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Students briefly evacuated during Ossian fire

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The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office says the DeSales School and Childcare Center was evacuated as emergency crews from seven different agencies quickly contained a fire inside a former fertilizer plant in Ossian.

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March of Dimes in Dubuque to hold annual fundraiser April 28

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Show your support for the fight for the health of all moms and babies by taking part in the March for Babies, their largest annual fundraiser.

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11-year-old girl recovering in Iowa City after hit by vehicle

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The Waterloo Police Department confirms an 11-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle last night.  

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Barbie's last name revealed Video included

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Barbie's career has spanned 59 years; it has taken her from the corporate world to outer space and beyond.

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Producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead

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The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. 

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2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

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Two black men arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks where they were waiting for a business meeting say they wonder how an everyday encounter could escalate into a police confrontation that left them fearing for their lives. More>>

Former Iowa coach sentenced for Nebraska sex assault

A former football coach and teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child in northwest Iowa has been imprisoned for a similar crime in Nebraska.

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Woman accused of stealing from hospital auxiliary

A northern Iowa woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a hospital auxiliary.

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1 injured, suspect in custody in Florida school shooting

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  Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody.   

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Peggy Whitson lands on Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" list

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Whitson is a NASA astronaut and Iowa native; she's originally from the small town of Beaconsfield.
 

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UPDATE: Student admits to starting fire in Waterloo school bathroom

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Students at Hoover Middle School went home early today after a fire broke out in a bathroom around 11 a.m.  

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TODAY: La Porte City going blue to support Jake Wilson's family Video included

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The La Porte City Chamber is meeting at the La Porte City Fire Station around 9:30 a.m.  

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Former ISU and UNI coach passes away

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Former football coach of two public Iowa universities dies. 

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Family welcomes son number 14

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The Schwandt family, of Rockford, say they were skeptical baby number 14 would be a girl. 

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