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 2021-04-14 12:58 

The Des Moines Register

60 people arrested in connection to Brooklyn Center, MN demonstrations; protesters call for justice...

Communities marched and mourned Tuesday in memory of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by police during a traffic stop....

 2021-04-14 12:12 

The Des Moines Register

From the archives: Photos of Des Moines firefighters since 1930...

Images of Des Moines firefighters from the Register's archives dating back to 1930....

 2021-04-14 11:47 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Volunteers needed for disaster response team in the Cedar Valley...

The Americorps Seniors RSVP Program at the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley is looking for volunteers to join their Disaster Response team. Volunteers will be trained and be part of setting up a Volunteer Reception Center. In the event of a flood, tornado...

 2021-04-14 11:33 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Volunteers needed to set up flags for Sgt. Jim Smith's funeral procession...

"The Flagman's Mission Continues" organization is looking for volunteers to set up flags along the Sgt Jim Smith funeral procession route in Independence. Volunteers will meet on Wednesday, April 14, at 3:45 p. m. at Independence Junior/Senior...

 2021-04-14 11:23 

The Des Moines Register

'They are being sold as paraphernalia': Iowa Legislature moving to add a steep tax to glass pipe sales...

The revenue from the proposed new tax and permit fees would support specialty courts that address substance use disorder and mental health issues....

 2021-04-14 11:04 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: As property assessments rise, so does voter discontent...

Senate majority leader: Republicans are again keeping our promise to simplify the tax code and provide more tax relief to hard-working Iowans....

 2021-04-14 11:02 

The Des Moines Register

Students, parents again call on Norwalk school board to take action against bullying...
 2021-04-14 11:02 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: Democrats are ready to work when GOP ditches the misinformation playbook...

House minority leader: For months, I've challenged every elected official in Iowa to call out the lies so pervasive in our political discourse today....

 2021-04-14 10:56 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Rapids to receive 500 new trees to help replant after Iowa Derecho...

Cedar Rapids will receive 500 new trees this fall from State Farm and the Arbor Day Foundation. Last year alone, an estimated 1 million trees were destroyed in the U. S. due to natural disasters. To help address the impact of tree loss on communities acro...

 2021-04-14 10:34 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Childhood friend remembers Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Jim Smith...

A childhood friend spoke to Iowa's News Now to remember fallen Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith. Sgt. Smith was shot and killed in the line of duty last week in Grundy County. Sgt. Smith graduated from La-Salle High School in 1988. One of his elem...

 2021-04-14 09:53 

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[ Davenport ]

'It is crazy': Simone Biles excited as Olympics finally hit 100-day mark...

(NEXSTAR) — As athletes mark 100 days until the long-awaited 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Team USA's standout gymnast Simone Biles is all smiles thinking about the delayed games finally arriving. "100 days still sounds so far away, but three to f...

 2021-04-14 03:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Several pets rescued from fire late Tuesday afternoon...

Several pets needed to be rescued in a fire late Tuesday afternoon in Rock Island. Around 4:30 p.m., crews were called to a home located on 11th Street, near 19th Avenue. Firefighters say the blaze appeared to start from food burning on a stove. 11th Stre...

 2021-04-14 03:42 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Rapids Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine recipients await results from CDC "pause"...

The CDC and FDA are joining together to investigate reports of potentially deadly blood clots in women who got the Johnson &Johnson Janssen COVID vaccine. In a joint statement released Tuesday, the agencies urged use of the vaccine be "paused. " T...

 2021-04-14 03:18 

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[ Davenport ]

Moline Baseball wins 4-2 on opening day...

The Moline Baseball team scored 3 in the 1st inning and beat UTHS 4-2 on April 13, 2021....

 2021-04-14 02:51 

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[ Davenport ]

Coach O says LSU NEEDS this Spring Game...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron met with the Media on Tuesday to preview LSU's first Spring Game since 2019 — last year's was cancelled for fans due to COVID. Coach O emphasized he didn't just want to seamlessly get in and out of the exhibitio...

 2021-04-14 02:24 

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[ Davenport ]

Moline teacher named new principal of elementary school...

Washington Elementary School in Moline has a new principal for the 2021-2022 school year. She's new to the role but not to the school. Brenda Bussard is currently a fourth-grade teacher and has 19 years of education experience. She began her career as...

 2021-04-14 01:42 

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[ Davenport ]

Fun night out turns to disaster with flooded basement: 'The water was everywhere'...

Rain over the weekend left a family without a working furnace or hot water. Almost three inches of rain fell on the Quad Cities over the weekend. Rachel McHugh and her husband got back to their home in Milan after the rain and found their basement flooded...

 2021-04-14 01:38 

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[ Davenport ]

Remembering a teen crime: Random act of violence nearly cost his life...

A close look now at juvenile crime. We've been examining it for weeks, looking into what causes it and what's being done to try to stop it. Tonight, a man from Davenport shares his story about a violent run-in with a group of young people. He want...

 2021-04-14 01:32 

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[ Davenport ]

Engineers warn against picking lowest bidder for infrastructure jobs...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — Engineers who draw up blueprints for roads, bridges, airports, and water treatment plants are warning lawmakers against backing a proposal they claim would give the lowest bidder an upper hand at building and designing ...

 2021-04-14 00:56 

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[ Davenport ]

Stepfather pleads not guilty to death of 15-year-old disabled son...

There was a court appearance Tuesday by the stepfather of a 15-year-old boy who Moline Police say died of physical neglect. Justin Keim is charged with criminal abuse. The 32-year-old pleaded not guilty at his preliminary hearing and asked for a jury tria...

 2021-04-14 00:21 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

House eyes ending qualified immunity for 'bad apples' in law enforcement...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — After an impressive run passing their entire agenda through the legislature earlier this year, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus is looking to continue momentum into the spring session with a renewed focus on ending...

 2021-04-14 00:20 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Looking back at the April 13, 2006, tornado outbreak in Eastern Iowa...

Fifteen years ago, the last tornado of at least F2/EF2 strength in Johnson County touched down right in the heart of Iowa City. Tornado warnings were first issued by the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities at 7:58 p. m. Tornado Warnings for the Io...

 2021-04-14 00:14 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Pause on J&J doses not expected to dramatically slow vaccination in Iowa, IDPH says...

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is recommending a halt on administering Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses until further guidance is issued. On Tuesday night, IDPH sent out its second release following a decision from the Centers for D...

 2021-04-14 00:13 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Local advocates still encouraging vulnerable populations to get vaccinated...

The one-shot dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine was the ideal choice for hard to reach populations, now the CDC recommends to "pause" the use of the J & J vaccine. In Cedar Rapids, local health officials and community organizations, like Willis Dady...

 2021-04-13 23:58 

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[ Davenport ]

How local health departments are handling the Johnson & Johnson suspension...

The CDC and FDA are asking for a temporarily pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This comes after six women experienced rare blood clotting. The Rock Island County Health Department was planning to administer 800 J&J doses this Thursday. Th...

 2021-04-13 23:53 

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[ Davenport ]

Proof of income requirements targeted in anti-homelessness bill...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Proof of income requirements could soon be reduced for people looking for a new home. One of the state's main programs to prevent homelessness comes in the form of rent vouchers. A new proposal in the capitol would req...

 2021-04-13 23:19 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa pharmacists say J&J pause shouldn't keep residents from getting vaccinated...

Iowa Department of Public Health data shows that more than 83 thousand people in Iowa have gotten the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. On Tuesday morning, the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended pr...

 2021-04-13 23:12 

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[ Davenport ]

Sen. Marco Rubio teams up with NY Democrat to help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits...

Rubio (R-FL) and New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand are introducing a bill they believe would make it easier for victims to get help....

 2021-04-13 23:00 

The Des Moines Register

Murder charges dropped for one of five suspects in June double homicide in Fort Dodge...

Murder charges have been dropped for Darrell Jones, who police say had been involved in a double homicide in Fort Dodge last summer....

 2021-04-13 22:45 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Black prep football player told to sit near banana peels: 'I'm fine'...

A Black football player at an Illinois high school captured on video sitting in a locker littered with banana peels after a teammate threatened to break his knees if he didn't comply says he's "fine" and wants people to "stop talking a...

 2021-04-13 22:35 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

RGV furry companions show off their 'icy' looks...

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) — As the polar vortex brings near-freezing weather, pets take the chance to show off their winter looks. Even if they might not look so happy about it... Share your furry companion's look on our Facebook!...

 2021-04-13 22:35 

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[ Davenport ]

Two dead after being pulled from Gulf in Miramar Beach...

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — Two men are dead after they were pulled from the Gulf of Mexico near Miramar Beach Thursday. The Walton County Sheriff's Office said one of the men was 21 and from Louisiana and the other was 55 and from Georgia. Ele...

 2021-04-13 22:35 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

What's the 'best state'? Poll ranks U.S. states from best to worst...

What...

 2021-04-13 22:35 

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[ Davenport ]

STD cases at 'all-time high,' CDC says...

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are at an all-time high, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday....

 2021-04-13 22:29 

The Des Moines Register

'This will be a difficult story to listen to': Trial begins in 2019 murder of Des Moines mother and her two children...

Mariah Esquivel Lopez testified she saw her husband, Marvin, shoot Rossibeth...

 2021-04-13 22:12 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Biden, Harris meet with Congressional Black Caucus about police reform...

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris joined the leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus to renew calls for systematic change, following the killing of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old unarmed Black man shot and killed by Minneapolis police S...

 2021-04-13 21:45 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Democrats push for passage of anti-Asian hate crimes bill...

Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. say they...

 2021-04-13 21:36 

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[ Davenport ]

1 in 5 Americans on prescribed mental health meds amid COVID-19, study finds...

A new study using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mental health prescriptions rose 6.5% nationally in the last eight months....

 2021-04-13 21:36 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

5,200 tons of cosmic dust fall to Earth each year...

Cosmic dust falls to earth Each year, and now scientists have estimated just how much of the tiny particles from comets and asteroids make it to the green planet....

 2021-04-13 21:36 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Bridgerton renewed: Netflix confirms seasons 3, 4...

If you are a fan of steamy love scenes too revealing to watch with your parents, you...

 2021-04-13 21:36 

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[ Davenport ]

Disney adopts 'gender inclusive' rules, revamps park dress code for cast members...

On Tuesday, a Chairman of Disney Parks, Josh D'Amaro, revealed the update to the company's dress and style code, as part of a wider effort to make its employees and guests feel even more welcome at its theme parks....

 2021-04-13 21:36 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

White House and Congress express confidence in health officials in wake of pause on J&J vaccines...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Joe Biden says his goal of vaccinating Americans is still on schedule, despite a pause on Johnson and Johnson vaccinations. "There's enough vaccine that is basically 100 percent unquestionable for every Ameri...

 2021-04-13 21:36 

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[ Davenport ]

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl mock anti-vaxxers in new song...

Rockers Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up on a new song that pokes fun at conspiracy theorists and talks about the banality of day-to-day life amid the pandemic....

 2021-04-13 21:36 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

EXPLAINER: What's known about J&J's vaccine and rare clots...

A rare, rogue immune response is the main suspect as authorities investigate highly unusual blood clots following use of two similar COVID-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca....

 2021-04-13 21:36 

The Des Moines Register

No funding increase, tuition freeze for regents universities? Republican lawmakers are divided....

A flat budget proposal in the Iowa House would come after the Legislature cut $8 million from the Board of Regents' budget last year, essentially extending that cut for another year....

 2021-04-13 21:30 

The Des Moines Register

Ankeny police asking for help investigating alleged assault of an Asian male at gas station...

Police are asking that anyone with firsthand knowledge of the alleged assault to come forward....

 2021-04-13 21:08 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Coralville Mayor Extends Proclamation Requiring Face Covering...

Coralville Mayor John A. Lundell extended the city's mask proclamation until May 31, 2021. The proclamation requires people wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth when in a public place and one cannot distance six feet away from others. P...

 2021-04-13 19:40 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa lawmakers pass bill seeking to stop farm investigations...

Iowa lawmakers for the fourth time have approved restrictions aimed at stopping animal welfare activists from documenting animal abuse at livestock farms. The Iowa House passed the latest bill Monday night and the state Senate approved it last week. The b...

 2021-04-13 19:36 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Beaverdale Books reopens for public browsing...

The bookstore reopened for in-person browsing on Tuesday for the first time in 13 months....

 2021-04-13 19:28 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

World-record giant rabbit stolen from its home in the UK...

Darius, who is gray-brown and 4 feet, 3 inches long holds the Guinness World Record for the longest rabbit....

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