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TRACKING: Rain and wind continues into Sunday

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We are tracking a storm moving through the middle of the country this weekend. 

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Fitbit murder case: Richard Dabate pleads not guilty in wife’s death

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A Connecticut man who was charged with murdering his wife — after police built a case based, in part, on the victim's Fitbit data — pleaded not guilty on Friday. 

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Driver crashes into Waterloo home

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Neighbors say a driver crashed a car into a Waterloo home this afternoon.

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Mystery in Virginia: Someone is shaving other people's cats

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The mystery has the attention of police in Waynesboro, a small city in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley where someone has been taking cats and precisely shaving their underbellies or legs. 

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Iowa natives travel to New Jersey to race in Monster Energy Professional Supercross Race

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Three men from Cedar Rapids qualified to race in the Monster Energy Professional Supercross Race. 

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Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon

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The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp. More>>

Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings. More>>

Broken church pipe causes water damage

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An area church has some minor damage after pastor's say a pipe burst. 

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President Trump talks about his first 100 days in office

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In his weekly address, President Donald Trump spoke about his first 100-days and listed some of his accomplishments in that time. 

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Escapee leads police on high speed chase

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Dubuque authorities are led on a high speed chase.

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More unique Starbucks drinks on the way this year

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Starbucks says... "stay tuned!" It's unicorn frappuccino drove significant customer traffic to its stores during its limited run, so more quirky drinks are in the making.

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Police officer helps donate new basketball hoops to school

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After seeing children play basketball without a hoop, one police officer decides to step in. 

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Iowa sites to accepts unwanted, unused prescription drugs

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Cities around Iowa will participate in the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday. 

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Iowa Hawkeye Quarterback CJ Beathard is picked in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft by San Francisco 49ers

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In a bit of a surprise quarterback C.J. Beathard is the first Iowa Hawkeye taken in the 2017 NFL Draft. Beathard is taken in the third round by the San Francisco 49ers with the 104th overall pick.

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Staying safe while sharing the road with tractors Video included

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After a deadly tractor crash north of  Aurora in Buchanan County, involving former 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules.

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Drake Relays: Strong performances on a Soggy Day

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On a cold, wet day - Eastern Iowa once again made in impact in Des Moines -

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Sioux City beats Waterloo 5-2 in game one of USHL Semifinal Video included

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The Sioux City Musketeers beat the Waterloo Black Hawks 5-2 in game one of their Western Conference Finals Series in Sioux City.  The Musketeers jumped to a 3-0 lead before the Black Hawks rallied with two quick goals from Ben Copeland to cut the deficit to 3-2.  But the Musketeers held on to take game one.  Game 2 is Sunday in Sioux City More>>

UI students help boy born without an arm ride a bike Video included

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Eight-year old Jonny Cole was born without most of his right arm which made riding a bike difficult. With the help of four University of Iowa Biomedical Engineering students he can now ride his bike with ease.

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Two seriously hurt in Grant County, WI school bus crash

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Two people are seriously injured after a crash involving a school bus.  

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Autopsy report: 4-day-old girl stabbed 6 times in the head

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The North Carolina chief medical examiner's office says a 4-day-old girl whose body was found last month in a car had been stabbed six times in the head and her 2-year-old sister had been stabbed in the neck. 

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First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital

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Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop "healing" garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh air, "relax and enjoy in peace." 

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Daughter donates kidney to save mom's life Video included

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"I love having my mom, I don't feel like a hero I just feel like it's the least I could do for her after everything she's done for me," said Kayla.

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Woman arrested at Dubuque hotel for alleged prostitution Video included

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A woman has been arrested for allegedly selling sex in Dubuque. 

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Black Hawk County's chief deputy retires Video included

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Captain Rick Abben, of the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, is retiring after 43 years of service.

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UPDATE: Preliminary hearing official set for Chris Soules case

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As investigators comb through details in the deadly crash involving former Bachelor star Chris Soules, his new attorneys come to his defense in a statement released Thursday. 

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Cedar Falls Police give book to each kindergarten student in town

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Cedar Falls Police are giving each kindergarten student in the school district a book thanks to a grant from the Target Corporation.

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Cunningham students learn about respect, character

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 The students had a message for eastern Iowa: "We love KWWL!"

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Mystery solved: Man claims $2 Million Powerball prize 9 months after winning Video included

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Nine months after winning $2 Million an Iowa man has stepped forward to claim his prize.

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NBA legend Larry Bird steps down

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Bird has been a Pacers fixture for most of the past 20 years as either the coach or working in the team's front office.

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Senate backs short-term spending bill, sends measure to Trump

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No government shutdown for at least one week: Senate backs short-term spending bill, sends measure to Trump. Story is developing, stick with KWWL for updates.

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Mystery in Virginia: Someone is shaving other people's cats

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Why would someone go around shaving other people's cats?  

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Police: Time-consuming haircut prompts woman to pull gun

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Police in Cleveland are trying to identify a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because he was taking too long to cut her 7-year-old son's hair.   

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University vending machine sells morning after pill

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The vending machine inside the campus Activities and Recreation Center offers the morning after pill for $30, along with an assortment of other contraceptive items like condoms and pregnancy tests. 

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Two Iowa City men arrested after alleged robbery

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Iowa City Police have arrested two people on on multiple charges including robbery, burglary, and kidnapping.  

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Iowa State Patrol continues investigation in 'Bachelor' deadly crash Video included

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The Iowa State Patrol says it is investigating what conditions were like along the road when the crash happened around 8:20 p.m. Monday night.

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Newborn girl declared 27th Safe Haven Baby

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The Iowa Department of Human Services says the state's Safe Haven law has gone into effect for the 27th time. 

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US employment costs climbed steadily in first quarter

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers grew steadily in the first three months of the year.

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Slow Start: Poor first quarter for US economy

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The result repeats a pattern that has characterized the recovery: lackluster beginnings to the year.

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"Active terror plot" foiled in London police raid

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British police say they foiled an active terror plot after armed police stormed an address in London Thursday evening.

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Horseshoeing Iowa champion still playing at 92 years old Video included

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Using sports not to win, but to heal. 

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US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

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A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

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Broncos' pick's 4-month-old son steals the show on first night of NFL Draft

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One of the memorable moments from the first night of the 2017 NFL Draft came when Denver Broncos pick Garett Bolles brought his 4-month-old baby onto the stage to meet Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Iowa man pleads guilty to mail fraud

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Richard Wubben, of Buffalo Center, entered a guilty plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids.

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Physician dragged off flight settles with United

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City officials have made it clear that they expected the city would be sued because Chicago aviation security officers pulled Dao off the flight at Chicago's O'Hare Airport on April 9.

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President won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

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Final agreement has yet to be reached on a $1 trillion package financing the government for this year. So lawmakers have prepared a bill financing agencies for one week while talks continue.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Tracking the Tax Video included

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The law requires the DOT to track which projects are paid for with the extra money from gas taxes.

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New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

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The last of four Arkansas executions over an eight-day period has prompted calls for investigations after the inmate lurched and convulsed while strapped to the gurney.

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Northern Iowa man pleads guilty to mail fraud

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A northern Iowa agricultural products salesman has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

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Kurt Strand named President & CEO of Dubuque County Historical Society and National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium

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The Dubuque County Historical Society (DCHS) and the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium (NMRMA) announced Thursday that Kurt Strand has been named the next president and CEO of the organization. 

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More than 1,200 volunteers set to clean up Dubuque non-profits Video included

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The annual Dubuque Days of Caring will see more than 1,200 volunteers doing 53 projects at 45 different agencies today.

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GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches

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The bill comes as free speech issues have grown more contentious on college campuses across the country.

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Starting with Bears, surprises galore on Day 1 of NFL draft

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Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. It did, eventually. It just took a while.

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Saints end 1st round of NFL Draft by taking Ryan Ramczyk

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The New Orleans Saints closed out the first round of the NFL draft by selecting Wisconsin offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk with the 32nd pick.

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