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Trump honors 1st responders of congressional baseball attack

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Valor on Thursday to five of the first responders who were injured in a shooting on a congressional baseball practice last month that critically wounded Rep. Steve Scalise. The three Alexandria, Virginia police officers and the two U.S. Capitol police officers received a standing ovation when they entered the East Room at the White House. Last month, a heavily armed gunman opened ... More>>

House to act quickly on bipartisan measure to expand GI Bill

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Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached initial agreement on the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade. More>>

Trump sued for blocking some of his critics on Twitter

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First Amendment advocates sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday, saying it is unconstitutional to block his critics from following him on Twitter. 

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Government ethics director who prodded Trump resigns

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Walter Shaub, director of the Office of Government Ethics, is joining the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit in Washington that mostly focuses on violations of campaign finance law. 

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Iowa Court strikes breath tests in drunken boating cases

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The Iowa Supreme Court has struck down as unconstitutional a portion of Iowa's drunken boating law that allows officers to seek alcohol breath tests declaring the law coercive. 

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New Iowa laws to take effect this weekend

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State 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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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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Grassley touts tax reform goals

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Iowa Senator Charles Grassley Thursday released a statement, outing his goals for tax reform 

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