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New laws to take effect July 1

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Sate Representative Bob Kressig, Cedar Falls, wants to remind Iowans about several new laws that will take effect on July 1, 2017, the start of the state's new fiscal year.  

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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in playground case

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 By a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground. 

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The Latest: Supreme Court orders re-argument in 2 cases

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The last day of the Supreme Court's term was notable not only for what was announced but also for what wasn't. More>>

Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

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The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. 

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RECAP: KWWL's full coverage of President Trump's rally in Cedar Rapids

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Here's a recap of Trump's rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. 
 

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In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

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Trump began his day by reveling in Karen Handel's victory in a special election in a House district in suburban Atlanta. 

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Cedar Rapids mayor to run for governor

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If Corbett runs, the June 2018 GOP primary would feature Iowa's first female governor running against the popular mayor of the state's second largest city.

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Back to Iowa, Trump faces some disgruntled independents

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They wish he'd show more grace. Unaffiliated voters make up the largest percentage of the electorate in the Midwest state. 

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UPDATE: Stolen car located after man runs from police

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Police are looking for a man who stole a car in Hiawatha after attempting to steal items from a business and assaulting an employee.

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Comey: Trump lied about his firing

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Previous FBI Director James Comey said, Thursday, he was "confused" and "concerned" when he President Trump announced he was firing him.

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Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

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The bill signed by Gov. David Ige aligns the state's goals with the Paris climate accord. 

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'Pink slime' defamation trial set to start in South Dakota

(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). - FILE- This March 29, 2012, file photo, shows the beef product critics call "pink slime" during a plant tour of Beef Products Inc. in South Sioux City, Neb. Jury selection is set to start Wednesday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). - FILE- This March 29, 2012, file photo, shows the beef product critics call "pink slime" during a plant tour of Beef Products Inc. in South Sioux City, Neb. Jury selection is set to start Wednesday, May 21, 2017.
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Jury selection starts Wednesday in a more than $1 billion defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." 

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Iowa agency seeks outside review amid death of 2 teen girls

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The announcement Monday that the Montgomery, Alabama-based Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group would evaluate the department was released shortly after a joint legislative committee began meeting at the Capitol to discuss the agency's procedures.

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Reynolds defends private jet use, says she may do it again

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is defending her use of a jet owned by a wealthy businessman who is lobbying the state to build a casino, and Reynolds said she might do it again. Reynolds said Monday that asking businessman Gary Kirke for use of his private airplane was legal. The Republican governor said she'd seek such travel arrangements on a case-by-case basis. Kirke helps oversee Wild Rose Entertainment, which is competing for a state license to build a casino in... More>>

'Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly' to feature exclusive Putin interview

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You can watch it live on our website.

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Reynolds inaugural 'celebration' is strategic move for GOP

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The strategic move highlights the GOP's focus on the upcoming midterm elections and Reynolds' anticipated gubernatorial run.

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CNN fires Kathy Griffin after anti-Trump photo shoot

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Kathy Griffin's video holding what was meant to look like Donald Trump's severed head made the president seethe - and now the comic known for her abrasive brand of humor not only has the White House mad at her, but also has lost an endorsement deal and at least one club engagement, and stands to lose a lucrative TV job.

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Joni Ernst announces guests for 3rd annual Roast and Ride

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In a video announcement, U.S Senator Joni Ernst released the guest lineup for her Jobs, Opportunities, and New Ideas PAC's 3rd Annual Roast and Ride today. 

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