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Marine surprises family for Christmas

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Many people serving in the Armed Forces have to spend the Holidays away from their families, but one Grundy Center family received an unexpected gift this year. More>>

Work to begin on new parking ramp at Iowa City VA

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Construction on a new, 400-space parking ramp on the Iowa City VA Health Care Systems campus will begin in the spring. More>>

Pearl Harbor rosary finds home at Loras College

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This Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the day that will live in infamy, the attack on Pearl Harbor. In an Iowa connect, one eastern Iowan is hoping a piece of Pearl Harbor history will help pay tribute to the victims of Pearl Harbor. More>>

Newly unveiled Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial in New Hampton

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The Chickasaw County Courthouse in New Hampton is now home to the Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial. More>>

Meskwaki, 32 other tribes receive high honors for code talkers

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Congress is bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest civilian honor, on American Indians who used their native language to outwit enemies and protect American battlefield secrets during World Wars I and II. More>>

Waterloo troops among those headed to Kosovo

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More than three dozen Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are being mobilized for peacekeeping duty in southeastern Europe. More>>

Eastern Iowa soldier honored for service in wars nearly 50 years apart

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Longtime Iowa soldier Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Randle was honored for his service, which spanned nearly five decades. More>>

Branstad launches Home Base Iowa to connect veterans with jobs

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Gov. Terry Branstad is launching a new effort to connect veterans with jobs in Iowa. More>>

Hy-Vee locations serve military on Veterans Day

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Hy-Vee stores across eastern Iowa and the Midwest honored veterans Monday with the annual Veterans Day Breakfast. More>>

UNI Military Student Veteran Center connects veterans and campus

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The center, which just moved to the Maucker Student Union, is designed to help answer questions about benefits while bringing resources in from campus and off campus. More>>

Fallen Waterloo soldier honored with monument

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A fallen hometown hero will forever be remembered now outside a high school football field in Waterloo. More>>

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  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:15:15 GMT
    The Obama administration is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a, quote, 'very serious matter.'More >>
    The Obama administration is accusing Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach a, quote, 'very serious matter.'More >>
  • FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    FBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:48:31 GMT
    A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.More >>
    The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were...More >>
  • Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:15:42 GMT
    Israel and Hamas have lowered the pace of the fighting in the three-week-old Gaza war as international efforts intensify to end the conflict that has already killed 1,030 Palestinians and 43 Israeli soldiers.More >>
    Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave...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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