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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

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Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group... More>>

Caribou Coffee in Cedar Falls to offer 100 customers free coffee for a year

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Caribou Coffee plans to open a new coffeehouse in Cedar Falls on Thursday, Sept. 4. More>>

'Madden 15' glitch shrinks former Hawkeye linebacker

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If you're playing the new 'Madden 15' video game, you may notice a little glitch. More>>

6 in Toledo building that collapsed Monday Video included

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Part of a building collapsed in downtown Toledo Monday night, displacing a family of six that had apparently been living there in violation of the city zoning code. More>>

American Red Cross: Develop an Emergency Plan during National Preparedness Month

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The American Red Cross is urging everyone to develop an emergency plan during National Preparedness Month. More>>

Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

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President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants. More>>

Small plane crashes in a field near Marshalltown Video included

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Iowa authorities say a pilot is uninjured after his plane flipped over during an emergency landing in a soybean field. More>>

Speaker at UNI discusses affirmative action

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On Thursday, Sept. 11, author and public speaker Sheryll Cashin will visit the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Multicultural Education (CME) to discuss her new book. More>>

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak... More>>

Tree explodes after being hit by lightning Video included

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Mike Fereday was on vacation with his family when the lightning struck the tree next his house, ripping it to shreds. More>>

Special election proposed after mayor's resignation Video included

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Some Oelwein residents are calling for a special election after their mayor was accused of sexual abuse, and resigned. More>>

Hazleton storm chaser struck by lightning Video included

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An Eastern Iowa storm chaser has been struck by lightning. More>>

Fewer arrests, citations at Iowa home opener than 2013 Video included

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 University of Iowa Police say they didn't write a single open alcohol citation during the season opener Saturday a Kinnick. That's a significant drop from last year's 28 citations for the Hawk's home opener.  More>>

Texting and driving crash leads to impaled Colorado driver

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A Colorado woman has learned about texting and driving the hard way -- and it's something hard to walk away from for awhile.
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Iowa City knife attack was due to music playing

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A man is accused of holding someone at knifepoint -- all over a disagreement about music. More>>

Guttenberg boosted by RAGBRAI, Labor Day following river flood Video included

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Labor Day weekend means extra green for many area businesses before the leaves turn brown. More>>

Lone surviving 'Ironman' to appear at Kinnick on Saturday

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The lone surviving member of the 1939 Iowa Hawkeyes "Ironmen" team will be honored at Saturday's game against Ball State. More>>

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

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The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. More>>

Joni Ernst to visit Waterloo on Tuesday

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Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has announced that she will be in Waterloo on Tuesday to attend a roundtable discussion with senior citizens.
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Thousands turn out for Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade

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Thousands of people turned out for Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade on Monday. More>>

UPDATE: Names released in fatal Dubuque Co. motorcycle crash

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Police have released the names of the drivers involved in a crash Sunday afternoon in Dubuque County, including the name of a motorcycle driver who died of his injuries. More>>

Denver residents spend Labor Day cleaning up after storms Video included

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For most of the people living in Denver, the Labor Day weekend took a turn for the worse. More>>

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

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Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception. More>>

Updated University of Iowa mascot meets mixed reviews

Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30 Herky the Hawk at Kinnick Stadium Aug. 30
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What do you think of the updated University of Iowa football mascot? More>>

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8

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The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in a Paris suburb has risen to eight after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble. More>>

Cedar Falls teenager arrested after crime spree

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A 17-year-old accused of stealing two cars, leaving the scene of a crash and robbery was arrested this weekend. More>>

GranGABLE event held for 2nd year

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A cycling event took on the bike paths across Iowa city, Saturday.  More>>

SUV rolled over baby, Des Moines police say

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Des Moines authorities say an infant has died at a hospital after being run over by a sport utility vehicle.. More>>

Iowa school district criticized over bullying complaints

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Some parents are dissatisfied with how a northern Iowa school district is handling complaints about bullying and harassment. More>>

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Overnight storms leave damage in Iowa, more rain possible Monday

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One person was struck by lightning in western Iowa, near Denison. 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>>

Severe storms roll through Iowa with strong winds

Severe storms have been sweeping across Iowa, with heavy rains causing some flooding and strong wind gusts snapping tree limbs and affecting power lines. 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>>

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>>

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>>

Red Cross helping 3 Cedar Rapids families after fire

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Three Cedar Rapids families are being helped by the American Red Cross, after a fire Monday. More>>

Name released in New Hampton standoff arrest

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New Hampton Police released the name of the man arrested in Sunday's standoff.Police say Nelson Hershberger, age 23, was charged with reckless use of a firearm, aggravated domestic abuse assault and child endangerment.He was arrested after a two-hour standoff on South Walnut Avenue early Sunday morning.Previous story:http://www.kwwl.com/story/26414663/2014/08/31/new-tactical-team-responds-to-new-hampton-shots-fired-call More>>

U.S. military operation targets Islamic extremist group in Somalia

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In a Labor Day military operation in Somalia, U.S. forces targeted the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic extremist group, al-Shabaab, network, the Pentagon reported late Monday.Pentagon spokesman, Rear Adm. John Kirby, said the U.S. was assessing the results and would provide more information when appropriate. No further details were available.The U.S. action comes just one day after Somalia's government forces regained control of a high security prison in the capital city of Mogadishu. That facili... More>>

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  • Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike

    Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:02:37 GMT
    The Pentagon says the leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab (ahl-shah-BAHB') extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle Monday night.More >>
    The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.More >>
  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:55:56 GMT
    The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.More >>
    Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group...More >>
  • US family grieving over new beheading video

    US family grieving over new beheading video

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:52:52 GMT
    A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >>
    A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >>
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  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:55:56 GMT
    The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.More >>
    Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group...More >>
  • School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:53:03 GMT
    Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.More >>
    School opened in Chicago on Tuesday, with children and parents making their way past security guards whose bright neon vests served as a reminder of the city's efforts to protect students from the violence that plagues...More >>
  • US family grieving over new beheading video

    US family grieving over new beheading video

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:52:52 GMT
    A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >>
    A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.More >>
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