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Iowa City schools to dismiss students early due to heat, humidity

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Early dismissal for elementary schools will be at 12:55 p.m., and secondary schools will dismiss at  2:00 p.m.

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UPDATE: Mother arrested after AMBER Alert, children safe Video included

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Sioux City Police confirm Danica Arzaga has been arrested in Sioux City on multiple warrants, including kidnapping, from Clay County.

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Man to use Iowa's new "stand your ground" defense

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23-year-old Lamar Wilson is charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder and intimidation with a dangerous weapon in connection with an Aug. 27 shooting that killed one man and injured two others. 

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TRACKING: Near Record Highs Saturday

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Summer-like conditions stick with us through the first weekend of fall.

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Eastern Iowa Honor Flight, rescheduled

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An Honor Flight for 80 Veterans has been rescheduled, after it was cancelled due to weather. 

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#22 UNI Volleyball team beats Valparaiso 3-1 in MVC opener

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The No. 22-ranked University of Northern Iowa volleyball team notched a 3-1 victory over the Valparaiso Crusaders in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both squads. UNI won by set scores of 25-21, 23-25, 25-22, 25-16.

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Three die when car crashes into creek in Iowa County

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The Iowa State Patrol says three people have died and another person is in the hospital tonight after the crash.

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Saturday only: Household Toxic Materials & Electronics Drop-off Event

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From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., you can drop off your household toxic materials and electronics at the Cedar Falls Public Works Complex, located at 2200 Technology Parkway in Cedar Falls. 

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Secretary Pate: Iowa's elections system targeted but not breached

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Iowa's top elections official says there were "attempted outside intrusions" on the state's elections system last year, but no breaches.

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Ceremony honors lives of 50 people who donated their bodies to science Video included

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The lives of more than 50 people were put to rest today, a year after their deaths. 

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Colorado principal, assistant out after forced-splits video

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A Colorado principal has retired and an athletic director has resigned after videos surfaced showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits.

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Cedar Rapids police respond to rollover crash

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Police say the driver had to be pulled from the vehicle.

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Irving Elementary holds Healthiest State Annual Walk Video included

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Hundreds of students were burning some energy this afternoon in a walk part of the Cedar Valley Blue Zones Project Students at Irving Elementary in Waterloo.

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Digging Deeper: Jury awards $10M verdict in medical malpractice case in Dubuque County Video included

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A record $10 million dollar verdict has been reached in a medical malpractice lawsuit in eastern Iowa.

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Pumpkins @ The Park Saturday morning

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Don"t  miss Pumpkins @ the Park tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 23) morning. Beau's Buddies will be selling pumpkins starting at 9 a.m.Saturday at the future site of the Place To Play Park, the corner of Ashworth and Algonquin in Cedar Falls,  

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Manchester Police Department receive new body cameras

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The Manchester Police Department are now wearing all new body cameras.

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Electronic music icon Gary Numan returns to the spotlight

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Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan's new album is a grim vision of the future, set in a "windswept hell" after global warming has created violent tribes.

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Hope Solo says she has settled grievance with US Soccer

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Solo was suspended for six months and her contract with the federation was terminated after she called the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" following the U.S. team's quarterfinal loss.

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Starbucks hero could be sued by suspect Video included

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The armed robber didn't count on a customer stepping in.

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Five Flags Center in Dubuque adding additional security

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Starting this weekend, the Five Flags Center in Dubuque is adding additional security measures for all ticketed events. 

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UNI students build tiny homes for the homeless Video included

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Helping others through hands-on learning. Some UNI students built tiny houses for homeless people in Iowa.  

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Summer heat forcing schools to dismiss early today

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Several schools are dismissing early today because of the heat.

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California TV viewers alarmed by apocalyptic emergency alert

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Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens.

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New York governor to visit Puerto Rico

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to the Caribbean for the second time in a week to get a firsthand look at the damage left behind by a hurricane.

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Iowa county sued after officers allegedly enter wrong home

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An Iowa county faces a lawsuit after five of its sheriff's officers were accused of confiscating and destroying property while executing a search warrant at a wrong address.

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New horse at Camp Courageous offers new experience for many campers Video included

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Camp Courageous has a new four legged friend, and her name is Molly. 

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State set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup site

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The company agreed in a 2008 settlement to pay the EPA $250 million for cleanup work.

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