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Big changes coming to I-380 / I-80 interchange

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There are some big changes coming to the I-380 / I-80 interchange.  

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Pay attention to heart risks while shoveling

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As the bulk of another snow storm rolls into eastern Iowa, some are already reaching for their shovel to get a head start. 

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K9 officer gives injured pit bull puppy a second chance Video included

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A badly injured pit bull puppy was almost put down but, instead, is finding a happy ending.  And it's all thanks to an area K9 officer.

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Facelift planned for Iowa City's Ped Mall Video included

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One city in eastern Iowa plans to spend millions revamping on of its most iconic destinations. 

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First responder vehicles hit in Monday's snow storm

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On a day that took the lives of eight people, the Iowa State Patrol responded to at least 185 crashes caused by the weather. The response proved to also put emergency responders at risk.

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Hundreds of Iowa City students walk out, march after Florida shooting Video included

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Hundreds of Iowa City middle and high school students walked out of class today to march downtown in response to the Florida school shooting last week that killed 17 people. 

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UPDATE: Fire marshal investigates fire at recycling facility Video included

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Iowa City's Fire Marshal was on scene today working to find where the fire started and the cause. At last check, no cause has been found.

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UPDATE: Iowa City Fire responds to fire at recycling facility Video included

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The Iowa City Fire Department is on scene of a building fire at City Carton. 

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UI Dance Marathon kicks off "Big Event" of 24 hours of dancing

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One of the biggest events of the year on the University of Iowa campus is in full swing.  It's all to raise awareness and money to fight pediatric cancer.

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#BlackPantherChallenge sends Iowa City kids to see movie for free Video included

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A big blockbuster night is expected for the new film, Black Panther, but one large group is getting to see it for free as part of the #BlackPantherChallenge.

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Winter Olympics comes to UI Children's Hospital

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Opening ceremony music queued and paper torches in hand, the Winter Olympics was in full swing at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

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Band's tour bus starts on fire in Iowa City

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Alternative rock band Portugal. The Man's tour bus started on fire in Iowa City on Tuesday.

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Iowa bill would mean harsher penalties for harming animals Video included

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Iowa lawmakers are attempting to crack down on people charged with harming animals in the state with a bill aimed at increasing punishments. 

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Inclusive playground coming to first area elementary school

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The first school in the eastern Iowa area will soon have a playground fit for students of all needs. 

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Iowa State Patrol provides tips to stay safe ahead of next snowstorm

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Monday's snow storm was one of the most dangerous days on Iowa roads in recent memory. All told, there were 185 crashes that left eight dead.

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Guilty verdict in Ped Mall shooting trial

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A man on trial for murder in a shooting at the Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City is found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, according to the Des Moines Register.

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Heavy snow isn't enough to cancel UI classes

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Classes at one of Iowa's largest universities was in session as planned Monday, despite the fast-dropping snow and other nearby schools in the area closing for the day.

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Beat the Bitter event brings the fun outside

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On a freezing cold day, one Iowa town is encouraging people to go outside. 

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UPDATE: Premature baby dies one month after mother

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Ransom Haywood, Arora's father, says his baby girl died last night at Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. 

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University of Iowa's "Wave" nominated for international award Video included

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"The Wave" at the University of Iowa has had people talking about it across the country. It's now up for another award, and this one is international.

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Iowan is a two-time Olympian Video included

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Jean Prahm is a two-time Team USA Olympic athlete in the bobsled. She lives in North Liberty, Iowa.  

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Phone scam targets victims using the name of an actual county Sheriff's Deputy

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You can safely say that Black Hawk County Sheriff, Tony Thompson, is livid.   

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