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Famous East High alum encourages Waterloo youth

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She's considered one of the best volleyball players in the country, and she's from Waterloo. More>>

Big Brothers Big Sisters campaign kicks off in Cedar Rapids

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People got the ball rolling for a good cause Wednesday. More>>

Cases for Comfort helps kids at U. of Iowa hospital

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A hospital stay, no matter how long, can be scary for anyone -- especially a child. One Dubuque woman is trying to make those visits a little more comfortable with pillow cases.
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Attackers brag online about assaulting Des Moines boy

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Police are investigating the beating of a 16-year-old Des Moines boy whose attackers bragged about it online. More>>

Lawmakers, union sue Branstad over Iowa Juvenile Home closure

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The president of Iowa's largest union and several Democratic lawmakers are suing to try and halt the closure of the Iowa Juvenile Home. More>>

Welcoming eastern Iowa's New Year's babies

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Eastern Iowa's first baby born in the New Year came into the world just 15 minutes after the clock struck midnight. More>>

Don't be drunk in front of your kids, says new Dubuque campaign

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A new media campaign launched by the Iowa Department of Public Health wants the public to think about how binge drinking can change the way a child views their parent. More>>

Education officials hope state supports $1M pilot program

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Education officials in Iowa are hoping the state will support a pilot program aimed at helping students learn before and after school. More>>

Harper, Jackson top popular baby names at Mercy in Cedar Rapids

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Harper and Jackson topped the list of most popular baby names at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids this year. More>>

Waterloo Schools names Jane Lindaman superintendent

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Waterloo Schools have appointed a new superintendent just two weeks after the current superintendent announced he would retire. More>>

Finding the perfect gift for kids with special needs

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Marco's family fosters and adopts kids with special needs. But between the physical and developmental disabilities, it can be hard to find the right gift. More>>

Council Bluffs woman arrested for terroristic threats after post

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The mother of a Council Bluffs high school student has been arrested for a Facebook post that made reference to a school shooting, but the woman's attorney says she was simply venting frustration that her son is being bullied at school. More>>

Gramps vs. Ramps: Family upset by parking fees at UIHC

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics isn't somewhere families hope to spend a lot of time, but for families like the Leohrs, it can be an everyday reality. More>>

Waterloo board to discuss superintendent search Wednesday

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The Waterloo School Board will discuss the search for a new superintendent during a special meeting on Wednesday. More>>

Koats 4 Kids gives away 485+ coats and counting in Cedar Valley

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An organization celebrating its second year collected more than 450 winter coats for children in the Cedar Valley. More>>

Dubuque woman to meet daughter she gave up for adoption

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After 24 years, a Dubuque woman, who gave birth at 15,  will finally meet the daughter she gave up for adoption. More>>

Dubuque school advocates computer coding for kids

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Students at Dubuque's Carver Elementary School taught Mayor Roy Buol a thing or two about computer programming at a ceremony Wednesday morning as part of Computer Science Week. More>>

Iowa City students may not have school on MLK Jr. Day

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The Iowa City school board has taken steps toward canceling school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day next month. More>>

Dubuque, Cedar Falls, Gilbertville schools get $25K grants

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Four schools in Iowa and Nebraska will receive $25,000 grants from U.S. Cellular because they won an online contest. More>>

Bulky winter coats for babies not safe for car seats

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With cold temperatures, parents want to keep children warm while inside the car, but those bulky winter coats may actually put your child at risk while in a car seat. More>>

21 girls to be moved out of Iowa Juvenile Home, 93 laid off

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Iowa officials are finding new treatment facilities for the 21 young people currently living at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. More>>

Vigil held to remember children who have died

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A candlelight vigil was held Sunday night in Marion to honor those who have lost a child.  More>>

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  • UNI Women's soccer opens season on Friday

    UNI Women's soccer opens season on Friday

    UNI Women's soccer opens season on Friday

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:28:42 GMT
    The UNI Women's soccer team is coming off a disappointing 4 and 15 season marred by injuries and a lot of close losses. In fact the Panthers were either tied of had the lead in the second half of 15 of their 19 games last fall. Despite their efforts uni soccer has been picked to finish in last place in the conference this fall--but the Panthers did have one voter pick them to finish in first place.UNI head coach James Price said, "Well that would be me--but I do that every year--i am a little...More >>
    The UNI Women's soccer team is coming off a disappointing 4 and 15 season marred by injuries and a lot of close losses. In fact the Panthers were either tied of had the lead in the second half of 15 of their 19 games last fall. Despite their efforts uni soccer has been picked to finish in last place in the conference this fall--but the Panthers did have one voter pick them to finish in first place.UNI head coach James Price said, "Well that would be me--but I do that every year--i am a little...More >>
  • Waterloo Columbus Football team puts new coach through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Waterloo Columbus Football team puts new coach through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Waterloo Columbus Football team puts new coach through ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:28:06 GMT
    At the end of Waterloo Columbus Sailors football practice on Thursdaynew sailor head coach Brad Schmidt got caught up in a bit of a challenge---as the entireSailor football team dropped a couple of buckets of ice water on him for the ALS Challenge. Friday we will have an interview with the new Columbus head coach.More >>
    At the end of Waterloo Columbus Sailors football practice on Thursdaynew sailor head coach Brad Schmidt got caught up in a bit of a challenge---as the entireSailor football team dropped a couple of buckets of ice water on him for the ALS Challenge. Friday we will have an interview with the new Columbus head coach.More >>
  • UNI Volleyball picked to finish second in the MVC

    UNI Volleyball picked to finish second in the MVC

    UNI Volleyball picked to finish second in the MVC

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:27:20 GMT
    The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team has been pegged to finish second in the 2014 preseason Missouri Valley Conference coaches' poll. The Panthers nabbed a pair of first-place votes but came up two points short of favorite Wichita State in the poll.Panther head coach Bobbi Petersen believes the conference will be very competitive again--but she's thankful the MVC Postseason tournament will be held in Cedar Falls. "Very pumped that during one of the most competitive conference races...More >>
    The University of Northern Iowa volleyball team has been pegged to finish second in the 2014 preseason Missouri Valley Conference coaches' poll. The Panthers nabbed a pair of first-place votes but came up two points short of favorite Wichita State in the poll.Panther head coach Bobbi Petersen believes the conference will be very competitive again--but she's thankful the MVC Postseason tournament will be held in Cedar Falls. "Very pumped that during one of the most competitive conference races...More >>
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