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Thunderstorm warnings expire, watches continue through Monday

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Parts of the KWWL viewing area were under both thunderstorm warnings and watches Sunday night into Monday morning. More>>

Someone You Should Know: Chassidi Martin Video included

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First and foremost, Chassidi Martin is a mom to her two daughters and wife to husband, Brion. More>>

Coralville Lake business spends Labor Day weekend recovering from summer flooding Video included

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Some businesses at Coralville Lake are spending Labor Day weekend recovering from the summer flooding.   More>>

Motorcyclist killed in 3-vehicle crash in Dubuque County

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A motorcyclist was killed following a three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Dubuque County. More>>

2 men hospitalized after fight at convenience store

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Waterloo Police say two men were taken to a hospital after a fight got out of control at a convenience store. More>>

Muscatine man injured after fall from boat

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A Muscatine man was injured after falling from a boat while on the Mississippi River. More>>

Cedar Rapids police car going to call hit head-on

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A Cedar Rapids police officer headed to a call was involved in a head-on crash Sunday afternoon. More>>

Hansen Elementary debuts new spaces

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The Cedar Falls Community School District will unveil new and renovated spaces at Hansen Elementary on Thursday, Sept. 6. More>>

Final Ghost Player sighting of the season Sunday

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The last scheduled Ghost Player appearance for the 2014 season will be Sunday night at the Field of Dreams Movie Site. More>>

One injured in rollover crash

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One person was hurt Sunday after a rollover crash in Black Hawk County. More>>

Fourth Street bridge to close for eight weeks

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The Fourth Street bridge in Waterloo is set to close Tuesday, September 2 for deck repairs and overlay. More>>

UPDATE: Bomb squad detonates device at Waterloo park Video included

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UPDATE: Waterloo Police confirm to KWWL that an improvised explosive device was detonated Saturday. More>>

49ers player jailed for alleged domestic violence

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Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. More>>

Building collapse in Paris leaves two dead

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According to NBC News, an 80-year-old woman and a child were killed Sunday morning when a building collapsed in a Paris suburb. More>>

NEW: Tactical team responds to New Hampton shots fired call

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The Iowa State Patrol Tactical Team was called in for a shots fired incident in New Hampton More>>

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

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Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company. More>>

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

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Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

2 taken to hospital after rollover crash

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Two people were taken to the hospital on Saturday after a one-car rollover crash near Dunkerton. More>>

Field of Dreams: 25th anniversary means more visitors Video included

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Each year the Field of Dreams brings thousands of people from all over the world to the Eastern Iowa area.  More>>

Hawks win heated battle over Panthers at Kinnick Video included

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The Hawkeyes got off to an early start with a touchdown within minutes of the game beginning.
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Hawkeye tailgating returns as season kicks off Video included

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The official football season kicks off and that means tailgating and lots of it. More>>

Football fans pack sports bars to watch game Video included

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Football fans who couldn't make it to Saturday's game in person hit up local sports bars to watch it. More>>

Man injured in motorcycle accident in Cedar Rapids

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A man has minor injuries after a motorcycle accident in Cedar Rapids. More>>

Hawks lead the Panthers 24-23 in 4th quarter

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The Hawkeyes got off to an early start with a touchdown within minutes of the game beginning.
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U of I Hawkeyes host UNI Panthers at Kinnick Saturday

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The threat of rain didn't stop dedicated University of Iowa fans from packing the Kinnick Stadium parking lot early Saturday for the opening season kickoff. More>>

President Obama to visit Wisconsin on Labor Day

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come. More>>

Three injured after crash Friday night

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Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night in Black Hawk County. More>>

Gameday parking impacted due to weather

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Rain that's doused eastern Iowa the past few days has hindered parking for Saturday's game at Kinnick Stadium. More>>

Former Iowa Hawkeye serves as honorary captain Saturday

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Former University of Iowa offensive lineman Dace Richardson serves as honorary captain as the Hawkeyes host the University of Northern Iowa Panthers at Kinnick Stadium Saturday. More>>

American Red Cross offers safety tips for Labor Day weekend

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This Labor Day weekend, many people will be on road trips, out on the water, or grilling out. More>>

Game Day Train: Preseason inspection of the Hawkeye Express Video included

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Fans can board the Hawkeye Express Saturday as they head to Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City as the U of I Hawkeyes host the UNI Panthers in the season opener.

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FULL INTERVIEW: First Lady of Iowa Football Mary Ferentz Video included

Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings Mary Ferentz, in her interview with KWWL's Teal Jennings
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You could call her the First Lady of Football in Iowa, but many fans would not be able to identify her. It's rare to see her in the spotlight -- but tonight, she gave us an interview.
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Herky on Parade Final Farewell Video included

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The Herky on Parade Final Farewell took place Friday, helping to kick off the 2014 University of Iowa football season. More>>

Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0 Video included

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Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan. More>>

Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26 Video included

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A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids. More>>

Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7 Video included

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Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night. More>>

New Hampton crests Crestwood 42-0 Video included

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Both Crestwood and New Hampton made the playoffs in 2013. More>>

Wapsie Valley wins over Starmont 28-12 Video included

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A nice Class A match-up, as Starmont visited Wapsie Valley.
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Former Montezuma school employee charged with sexual abuse

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A 28 year old man, Derek John Bates, was arrested today by the Poweshiek County Sheriff's office for two counts of sexual abuse in the 3rd degree.
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Dubuque Police: Social media lead to assault suspect arrest Video included

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Dubuque police said social media helped them arrest an assault suspect in Dubuque on Friday.Thomas Grant, 20, of Dubuque was arrested Friday morning for assault causing serious injury. More>>

UW-Platteville welcomes students following June tornado Video included

UW-Platteville provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Dr. Mittie N. Den Herder stands with Pioneer Pete to announce the grand re-opening of campus UW-Platteville provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs Dr. Mittie N. Den Herder stands with Pioneer Pete to announce the grand re-opening of campus
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Just two-and-a-half months after an EF-2 tornado swept through campus, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is welcoming students for the school year. More>>

Waterloo YWCA will host the "Week Without Violence"

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The YWCA of Black Hawk County, along with nearly 300 YWCA associations around the country will mark the 2014 YWCA Week Without Violence on Oct. 20-24. More>>

Lansing business partners with safety experts to produce child-safe window screens Video included

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The death of an eastern Iowa child has turned into a reminder of how quickly accidents can happen. More>>

Illinois man arrested in East Dubuque

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An Illinois man is being held in the Dubuque County Jail for two charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon. More>>

Oelwein appoints Peggy Sherrets as acting mayor

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Oelwein is taking on new leadership.
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Touching Tribute: Western Dubuque's opponent wearing Bobcat Strong shirts

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It's a Bobcat Strong show of support from a competing school. More>>

West Nile confirmed in Buchanan County

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A case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Buchanan County. More>>

Eight departments called to fight fire at hog confinement building

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Washington County authorities say they were called about a fire at a hog confinement building on Thursday just before noon. More>>

Family rescued from Coralville apartment fire

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One family was rescued and two people hospitalized after a fire in Coralville Friday morning. More>>

Osage man claims $2 million Iowa Powerball prize

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He told lottery officials that he's played the same random set of numbers for years. More>>

UPDATE: Passengers describe bus fire Video included

Courtesy KWWL viewer John Schilling Courtesy KWWL viewer John Schilling
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No one was injured after a MET Transit bus caught fire after 7 a.m. in Cedar Falls Thursday. More>>

Health Plus: Parkinson's Disease Video included

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Terry Hertges was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease six years ago. Hertges said when the diagnosis came, she remembers feeling lost, and scared. More>>

Attorney General: Cosmetology school treats students like "free labor"

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The Consumer Protection Division of the office of the Iowa Attorney General filed a formal fraud lawsuit against La' James International College on Thursday. More>>

Dubuque law enforcement cracks down on underage drinking

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The Dubuque Police Department will be conducting special foot/vehicle patrols and enforcement specifically focused on underage, alcohol-related, social gatherings. More>>

Western Dubuque football team honors four boys killed in crash

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The Western Dubuque High School Freshman football team paid a special tribute to the four boys killed earlier this month in a horrific crash. More>>

CEO Jean Trainor to leave Veridian Credit Union

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Veridian Credit Union's CEO/Chief Inclusion Officer Jean Trainor has announced plans to step down from the financial world to work with her son Nate. More>>

Local companies looking to hire laid-off John Deere workers Video included

A welder is hard at work Thursday at Henderson Products in Manchester A welder is hard at work Thursday at Henderson Products in Manchester
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Area companies are reaching out to the men and women who learned just last week they'll be losing their jobs at John Deere. More>>

Cedar Rapids speed cameras will stay, despite DOT concerns

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Cedar Rapids speed cameras will stay up despite concerns over their location.
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Marion Police Chief and Linn County Sheriff take ice bucket challenge

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It's not everyday you can dump water on a cop and get away with it. Marion Police Chief Harry Daugherty and Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner took the ALS ice bucket challenge Thursday. More>>

Overnight grief camp in Coggon helps children cope with death

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UnityPoint Hospice is offering a free, overnight grief camp for children and teens experiencing the death of a loved one. More>>

Cedar Rapids veteran gets probation for weapons, drug charges

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A Cedar Rapids man who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan was sentenced for possessing a semi-automatic rifle and ammunition as an unlawful drug user. More>>

Wartburg College will feature pianist Dmitri Vorobiev

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Dmitri Vorobiev will present “What Do We Listen for in Music?” during the Keep on Learning community education series at Wartburg College starting Sept. 4. More>>

Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

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Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign. More>>

Metropolitan Chorale in Cedar Falls holds try-outs, rehearsal

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Metropolitan Chorale, the oldest and largest community chorus in the Cedar Valley, will have its first rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 8, at the Cedar Falls High School choral room. More>>

Veterans, families can use veterans food pantry in Cedar Rapids Video included

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Nobody knows the struggles veterans and active service men and women face better than other veterans. More>>

Braley, Ernst agree to 3 debates this fall, but not KWWL

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The candidates running for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat have agreed to three debates this fall, but not a KWWL-hosted one. More>>

"Arrested Development" star speaks at U. of Iowa Thursday

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"Pop-Pop" is coming to the University of Iowa. Actor Jeffrey Tambor, famous for his role as the embattled patriarch of the TV show "Arrested Development," will kick off the 2014 Lecture Series on Thursday, Aug. 28. More>>

1 injured in Washington County rollover crash

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A Washington County woman is being treated for injuries after she totaled her car. More>>

Cedar Valley Hospice holds 3rd annual butterfly release

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Cedar Valley Hospice will host its Release and Remember butterfly fundraising event on Sept. 7 from 1-3 p.m. at the Waterloo RiverLoop Amphitheatre. More>>

City of Dubuque seeks public input for community needs planning

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The City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Department is seeking community input as part of a citywide planning effort to identify community needs. More>>

KWWL to host debate between Rod Blum, Pat Murphy on Oct. 18

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KWWL will host and televise a debate between two Dubuque men running for Congress this fall. More>>

Local bike shops get national recognition

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Four bicycle shops in eastern Iowa are now known as some of America's best.


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US warplanes bomb targets in northern Iraq

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U.S. fighter planes conducted five airstrikes against Islamic State targets in northern Iraq on Thursday, continuing a limited campaign aimed at helping Iraqi and Kurdish forces retake key territory and degrade the... More>>

Eldridge men arrested for manufacturing meth, child endangerment

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Three children have been removed from a home in eastern Iowa where police say an active meth lab was found. More>>

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  • Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0

    Don Bosco steamrolls Midland, 38-0

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:02:12 GMT
    Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan.More >>
    Don Bosco has lost several key players from last year's perfect 14-and-0 season including all-everything quarterback Jake Hogan.More >>
  • Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26

    Cedar Rapids Washington turns tide on Jefferson, 43-26

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:53:12 GMT
    A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids.More >>
    A cross-town rivalry turned into Mother Nature's playground at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids.More >>
  • Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7

    Union tops Gladbrook-Reinbeck 25-7

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:41:15 GMT
    Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night.More >>
    Gladbrook-Reinbeck played host to the Union Knights on Friday night.More >>
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  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:21:14 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >>
  • Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:01:10 GMT
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.More >>
    A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.More >>
  • Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:51:53 GMT
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime...More >>
    Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's...More >>
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