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Loras College announces new business school Video included

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Loras officials announcing the launch of the Francis J. Noonan School of Business. 

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TRACKING: Mild Thanksgiving, Warm Friday

Dry weather continues through the weekend with temperatures up and down. 

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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

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A person with knowledge of the deal says a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor will pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges and face at least 25 years in prison. More>>

JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary

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A year of events marking the 10th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination. More>>

John Deere ready to celebrate milestone Video included

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2018 marks the 100th year of producing John Deere Tractors in Waterloo, and several celebrations are being planned.

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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among girls

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The trend parallels rising reports of teen depression and suicide, the researchers noted.

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Nick Carter 'shocked,' 'saddened' by singer's assault claim

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Nick Carter says he's 'shocked and saddened' by the accusations made by a singer who said he raped her about 15 years ago. More>>

Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

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A former sports doctor accused of molesting at least 125 girls and young women while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.

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Eve of Thanksgiving big for pizza sales Video included

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It's pizza pies before pumpkin pies on dinner tables on the night before Thanksgiving.

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Dog with medical needs goes missing in Cedar Rapids; owner offers major reward

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Lynch is hopeful the holiday season will bring out the best in everyone and, if someone has Kerrigan or knows where he is, they'll just bring him back and buy their own dog with the $5,000 reward money.

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12 of 14 nursing home deaths after Irma ruled homicides

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No arrests have been made. Police spokeswoman Miranda Grossman says the investigation will continue and part of that will be determining who should be charged.

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One-horse town: Dispute sends Arlington & animal owner to court Video included

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"I haven't fought for anything in a long time, but then he came along and gave me a voice."

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Commission alerted to review allegations against TripAdvisor

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The Federal Trade Commission could take action against TripAdvisor after the travel company was accused of deleting hotel reviews that contained allegations of rape and other crimes.

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Lampost Theatre Co. presents original Christmas musical-comedy in December

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'Toys in the Attic' will be presented during the weekends leading up to Christmas in December.

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Waterloo man convicted of tweeting threats to Joni Ernst

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A Waterloo man who sent threatening tweets to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst has been convicted by a jury of sending threatening communications.   

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Waterloo airport looking to switch to United Airlines Video included

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Customers who fly out of Waterloo Regional airport might be seeing a new airline provider next Thanksgiving.

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Prairie du Chien Olympian upgraded to silver after IOC strips medals

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The International Olympic Committee is banning four more Russian athletes tied to doping at the 2014 Sochi Games.

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Thieves steal 1,800 gallons of vodka from LA distillery

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Police are searching for thieves who swiped more than 1,800 (6,800 liters) gallons of vodka from a Los Angeles distillery. 

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Olympic champion Gabby Douglas says team doctor abused her

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Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. 

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Waterloo man convicted of tweeting threats to Joni Ernst

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A Waterloo man who sent threatening tweets to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst has been convicted by a jury of sending threatening communications.  

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UPDATE: Developer responds to call for review of Waterloo Convention Center deal

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Tom Lind called for that after an Omaha World-Herald story about a separate project involving the developer, Edwin Leslie.

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UPDATE: Man found dead in Cedar Rapids being investigated as homicide

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Police say an adult male was found dead in the 500 block of 10th St. SW.

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MTV's 'WILD 'N OUT' star coming to Waterloo

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Infiniti Enterprises says MTV star Blair Christian is performing a holiday improv show Saturday, November 25th at the Five Sullivan Brothers in Waterloo.

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Kwik Trip plans $300 million capital investment

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 Kwik Trip is planning to make a $300 million capital investment to support its convenience store chain.   

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Officials question safety of courthouse fire escape stairs

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Officials are questioning the safety of the fire escape stairs at the Wapello County Courthouse in Ottumwa. 

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Police chase near Lincoln Elementary in Waterloo ends with arrest

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Waterloo Police say a chase began this morning and ended with one person getting arrested near Lincoln Elementary School.

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Hottest toys on the market for Christmas 2017

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The list for the hottest toys on the market has been released, along with a list of recalled toys alerts. 

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Fireworks store opening for December season

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Fireworks store opening early for Black Friday with gift card deals. 

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President Trump: Prayers in order for 'all involved' in Navy crash

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The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on the Navy aircraft mishap in the Pacific Ocean.

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Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys Drumstick and Wishbone Video included

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President Donald Trump is using his pardon power to keep a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster. More>>

One-year anniversary of little free pantries in Cedar Valley Video included

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A Waterloo woman saw a problem in her community and decided to make a change. 

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23rd annual Reflections in the Park kicks off tonight in Dubuque Video included

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It'll start to look a lot like Christmas in one Dubuque park tonight.

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Cedar Valley Metro Basketball Jamboree Video included

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Future Northern Iowa Panther AJ Green of Cedar Falls has grown a couple of inches and added some muscle.. The Tigers play Columbus in the jamboree.

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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

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Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.

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Former teen idol David Cassidy dead at 67

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His publicist, Jo-Ann Geffen, said he was suffering from organ failure and confirmed his death Tuesday evening.

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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

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Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. 

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Hawks fall to SDSU in Cayman Island Classic

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Iowa Hawkeyes lose their second straight in Cayman Island tournament

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Cedar Bend Humane Society offers numerous programs and events during holidays

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Events and programs include a Holiday Open House, a spay and neuter clinic, and a new program to foster a shelter pet during the holiday season.

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Report: Iowa City one of the "drunkest" cities in the country Video included

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A report from 24/7 Wall Street said the city of Iowa City is one of the "drunkest" in the country, but it's not a report that everyone is buying into. 

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All lanes of Highway 63 reopen in downtown Waterloo Video included

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Traffic flow is back to normal on Highway 63 through downtown Waterloo with all six lanes open on Mullan Avenue and First Street. 

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Dubuque Police Department asking for harsher gun violence penalties Video included

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The Dubuque Police Department wants state lawmakers to take a long, hard look at gun violence in Iowa. 

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Waterloo firefighters offer safety tips for deep-frying your turkey Video included

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Waterloo firefighters offer safety reminders when it comes to cooking for those who plan on deep-frying their turkey this Thanksgiving.  

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Waterloo Community Foundation announces 2017 grant award winners

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The four 2017 recipients of $5,000 grants are Silos and Smokestacks, Youth Art Team, Eye of the Needle and Together for Youth.

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UPDATE: Woman suffers life-threatening injuries after being shot

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Officers responded to a call regarding gunshots at 6:20 p.m. on Monday, in the area of 2nd Avenue and 15th Street Southeast.

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Six dead in Illinois house fire Video included

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Firefighters responded to a call for smoke in the basement, and found the home consumed by flames overnight. 

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After death of 8th child, Ikea relaunches dresser recall

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Ikea relaunched a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. 

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BREAKING: CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

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Charlie Rose's morning show co-hosts on CBS are shaken by the sexual misconduct allegations against him, but say they support the women who have come forward to tell their stories.

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Man gets 37 years for slaying of Cedar Rapids woman

A man accused of killing a 62-year-old Cedar Rapids woman has been sentenced to 37 years in prison.

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Man gets 45-year sentence for 2 Cedar Falls stabbings

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A Cedar Falls man accused of stabbing two people has taken a plea deal. 

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Kathy Griffin: Trump photo put me on 'Hollywood blacklist'

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Kathy Griffin says she is in the middle of a "Hollywood blacklist" after taking a photo holding a fake severed head that resembled President Donald Trump. More>>

Zimbabwe erupts with Mugabe's resignation

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The streets of Zimbabwe's capital have erupted in dancing, singing, honking and cheers after President Robert Mugabe announced his immediate resignation after 37 years in power.  

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Five Dubuquers plead guilty to fraud

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Five people from Dubuque plead guilty to participating in fraud that targeted elderly people.  

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Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

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Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers has told The Associated Press that he hasn't settled any sexual harassment complaints with any staff members.

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CBS co-hosts focus on allegations against Charlie Rose

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Rose apologized for his behavior in a statement and said he was embarrassed by it.

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to have extra security after NYC terror attack

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New York City's mayor also emphasized, there are no credible threats to the city right now. 

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Dubuque native talks to KWWL about role on NBC's "This Is Us" Video included

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A new episode of NBC's show, "This is Us" airs later tonight. It's a show many people have come to love. 

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Decorah police officer spends spare time chasing paranormal Video included

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When Dave Smutlzer isn't at work chasing criminals, he's spending time chasing the paranormal.

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