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Famous East High alum encourages Waterloo youth

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She's considered one of the best volleyball players in the country, and she's from Waterloo. More>>

Big Brothers Big Sisters campaign kicks off in Cedar Rapids

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People got the ball rolling for a good cause Wednesday. More>>

Cases for Comfort helps kids at U. of Iowa hospital

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A hospital stay, no matter how long, can be scary for anyone -- especially a child. One Dubuque woman is trying to make those visits a little more comfortable with pillow cases.
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Attackers brag online about assaulting Des Moines boy

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Police are investigating the beating of a 16-year-old Des Moines boy whose attackers bragged about it online. More>>

Lawmakers, union sue Branstad over Iowa Juvenile Home closure

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The president of Iowa's largest union and several Democratic lawmakers are suing to try and halt the closure of the Iowa Juvenile Home. More>>

Welcoming eastern Iowa's New Year's babies

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Eastern Iowa's first baby born in the New Year came into the world just 15 minutes after the clock struck midnight. More>>

Don't be drunk in front of your kids, says new Dubuque campaign

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A new media campaign launched by the Iowa Department of Public Health wants the public to think about how binge drinking can change the way a child views their parent. More>>

Education officials hope state supports $1M pilot program

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Education officials in Iowa are hoping the state will support a pilot program aimed at helping students learn before and after school. More>>

Harper, Jackson top popular baby names at Mercy in Cedar Rapids

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Harper and Jackson topped the list of most popular baby names at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids this year. More>>

Waterloo Schools names Jane Lindaman superintendent

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Waterloo Schools have appointed a new superintendent just two weeks after the current superintendent announced he would retire. More>>

Finding the perfect gift for kids with special needs

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Marco's family fosters and adopts kids with special needs. But between the physical and developmental disabilities, it can be hard to find the right gift. More>>

Council Bluffs woman arrested for terroristic threats after post

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The mother of a Council Bluffs high school student has been arrested for a Facebook post that made reference to a school shooting, but the woman's attorney says she was simply venting frustration that her son is being bullied at school. More>>

Gramps vs. Ramps: Family upset by parking fees at UIHC

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics isn't somewhere families hope to spend a lot of time, but for families like the Leohrs, it can be an everyday reality. More>>

Waterloo board to discuss superintendent search Wednesday

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The Waterloo School Board will discuss the search for a new superintendent during a special meeting on Wednesday. More>>

Koats 4 Kids gives away 485+ coats and counting in Cedar Valley

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An organization celebrating its second year collected more than 450 winter coats for children in the Cedar Valley. More>>

Dubuque woman to meet daughter she gave up for adoption

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After 24 years, a Dubuque woman, who gave birth at 15,  will finally meet the daughter she gave up for adoption. More>>

Dubuque school advocates computer coding for kids

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Students at Dubuque's Carver Elementary School taught Mayor Roy Buol a thing or two about computer programming at a ceremony Wednesday morning as part of Computer Science Week. More>>

Iowa City students may not have school on MLK Jr. Day

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The Iowa City school board has taken steps toward canceling school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day next month. More>>

Dubuque, Cedar Falls, Gilbertville schools get $25K grants

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Four schools in Iowa and Nebraska will receive $25,000 grants from U.S. Cellular because they won an online contest. More>>

Bulky winter coats for babies not safe for car seats

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With cold temperatures, parents want to keep children warm while inside the car, but those bulky winter coats may actually put your child at risk while in a car seat. More>>

21 girls to be moved out of Iowa Juvenile Home, 93 laid off

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Iowa officials are finding new treatment facilities for the 21 young people currently living at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. More>>

Vigil held to remember children who have died

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A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night in Marion to honor those who have lost a child.  More>>

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  • Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

    Hawkeyes to offer student tickets to public

    Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1.More >>
    Iowa athletic director Gary Barta says the Hawkeyes will make any unsold student football tickets available to the general public as well on Aug. 1.More >>
  • Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Professional Boxing coming to Waterloo

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:36 AM EDT2014-07-25 08:36:18 GMT
    A Waterloo boxer says he is putting up 100 percent of his own money to promote a big night of professional boxing Saturday night August 2nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers' Convention Center. Brandon Marks is promoting an 11 fight card featuring unbeaten Greg Sykes, Mike Plazola and national golden glove competitor Kevin Cruz in his first professional fight among others.Marks said, "Because I put the card together it's going to be the best you have ever seen in the Cedar Valley-- It's going to...More >>
    A Waterloo boxer says he is putting up 100 percent of his own money to promote a big night of professional boxing Saturday night August 2nd at the Five Sullivan Brothers' Convention Center. Brandon Marks is promoting an 11 fight card featuring unbeaten Greg Sykes, Mike Plazola and national golden glove competitor Kevin Cruz in his first professional fight among others.Marks said, "Because I put the card together it's going to be the best you have ever seen in the Cedar Valley-- It's going to...More >>
  • Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

    Magic sign 2nd-round pick Devyn Marble

    The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.More >>
    The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.More >>
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