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 2020-07-08 11:41 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Fillmore Building open as cooling center for homeless people...

The Fillmore Building is open as a cooling center for the homeless in Linn County. The Linn County Board of Supervisors voted in favor of opening the building as a water distribution and heat relief location on July first. According to Linn County this is...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Laredo protest falls on heels of lawsuit that calls border wall a product of 'racism'...

A coalition of anti-border wall activists held a unique artistic event and car parade in front of the federal courthouse in Laredo on Tuesday to protest the building of a border wall in this South Texas city. Protesters lined up rows of empty shoes and co...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Following fiery blast, groups call for formal FAA environmental study of SpaceX facility...

Seven environmental groups are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to launch a full-scale environmental study on the SpaceX Texas Launch Facility near Boca Chica Beach in South Texas where a rocket engine test recently exploded in a massive fir...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

A very hot Wednesday...

Hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to a hot Wednesday. The combination of temperatures in the low 90s and dew points in the 70s will lead to heat index values near 100. Caption: Heat indices Wednesday. Little to no rain is expected today to brin...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Dunkin' Donuts to permanently close 450 convenience store locations...

All stores that will close are located in Speedway gas station convenience stores....

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Las Vegas principal battling COVID-19 shares his story, urgent message...

CCSD Principal Laurence Derasmo shares his battle with COVID-19 and an urgent message in this interview with Cristen Drummond....

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

California pair charged with hate crime for vandalizing Black Lives Matter mural...

Two residents in Martinez have been charged with a hate crime for defacing a Black Lives Matter mural on July 4, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Mommy Minute: How to encourage kids to wear a face mask...

The Pa. Health Secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, signed an expanded mask wearing order last week, saying that everyone must wear a mask when they leave their home. This applies to kids age two and older and it also applies to children in a school setting. Dr....

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Illinois police chief who took a bullet for President Reagan retires after nearly 50 years...

Police Chief Timothy McCarthy is riding off into the sunset from the Orland Park Police Department after nearly five decades in law enforcement....

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized overnight in June after a fall...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts spent a night in a hospital last month after he fell and injured his forehead, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said Tuesday night. Roberts was walking for exercise near his home June 21 when he fell, court sp...

 2020-07-08 11:25 

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[ Davenport ]

Two-time world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin dies in spearfishing accident...

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Two-time world snowboard champion and Winter Olympian Alex Pullin has drowned while spearfishing on Australia's Gold Coast. A police spokesman said a 32-year-old man was unresponsive when taken from the water and die...

 2020-07-08 11:00 

The Des Moines Register

Population growth threatens us on a scale far different from the coronavirus...

Tomorrow means another day of growing hunger, another day closer to the foreclosure that climate change will eventually impose....

 2020-07-08 10:58 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Runoff election needed for Cedar Falls council seat...

A runoff election will be needed to determine who will take over Cedar Falls Mayor Rob Green's former council seat. Green was elected mayor last November while he was on the city council. No candidate in Tuesday's special election received a simpl...

 2020-07-08 05:06 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa district suspends summer school program after two days over COVID-19 concerns...

Students enrolled in the elementary program were screened for COVID-19 symptoms and had their temperatures taken when they arrived at school....

 2020-07-08 03:46 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines Public Schools approves agreement with Drake to build $19.5 million stadium...

Save Our Stadiums says it will file lawsuit to block the project in Iowa District Court....

 2020-07-08 03:44 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa City firefighters, area agencies battle apartment fire...

Firefighters from multiple agencies in Johnson County battled an apartment fire on Tuesday morning. Crews say the attic of an apartment at 671 Nex Ave. caught on fire at about 9:36 a. m. It took two hours to get under control and crews from these agencies...

 2020-07-08 03:29 

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[ Davenport ]

64th Annual Starlight Revue Concert kicks off...

The 64th Annual starlight Revue kicks off in Lincoln Park. The event went virtual during the month of June, but for every Tuesday in July they are taking it outside....

 2020-07-08 03:29 

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[ Davenport ]

11 nuevos casos de COVID en el Condado de Rock Island...

Tambin hubieron 37 muertes adicionales y una mujer de 90 aos murio en el Condado de Rock Island lo que llega a un total de 7,063 personas que fallecieron en Illinois debido a COVID-19. En las ltimas 24 horas, se han hecho 26,994 pruebas lo que llega a un ...

 2020-07-08 03:17 

The Des Moines Register

Ankeny Community School District Superintendent Bruce Kimpston steps down...

Ankeny school sistrict Superintendent stepped down Tuesday. The school district is now conducting a nationwide search to find his replacement....

 2020-07-08 03:12 

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[ Davenport ]

Go 4 It: Hole-in-one challenge at Indian Creek Mini-Golf in Geneseo...

In this edition of Go 4 It Jay Kidwell found himself trying to sink a hole-in-one at Indian Creek Mini-Golf....

 2020-07-08 03:10 

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[ Davenport ]

North Scott Baseball bats are hot in July...

The North Scott Lancers Baseball team scored 29 runs in their doubleheader sweep of Central on July 6, 2020....

 2020-07-08 03:08 

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[ Davenport ]

Bettendorf Baseball gets past Camanche at Modern Woodmen Park 4-3...
 2020-07-08 03:07 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa City Human Rights Commission lay out goals moving forward...

Iowa City leaders outlined what racial equality might look like in the years to come in the city. In a meeting Tuesday night, the Human Rights Commission addressed concerns within the community. Some of those concerns coincide with demands of the local Bl...

 2020-07-08 02:46 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Gov. Kim Reynolds allocates $50M in federal funds to boost mental health services...

Gov. Kim Reynolds is allocating $50 million in federal money to boost mental health services in the state, funding she says will meet increased needs during the pandemic. $30 million of that chunk of the $1. 2 billion the state received from the CARES Act...

 2020-07-08 02:43 

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[ Davenport ]

Local mask mandates could be in jeopardy...

Muscatine's new rule that requires people to wear a mask in public could be in jeopardy. The Iowa attorney general's office says the city of Muscatine can not mandate mask wearing in the city. Mayor Diana Broderson introduced the proclamation Sund...

 2020-07-08 02:09 

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[ Davenport ]

Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition says three-week upward trend of cases in Scott, Rock Island Counties is 'serious' and 'dangerous'...

The Quad Cities is entering week three of an increase in COVID-19 cases. According to Nita Ludwig, Administrator for the Rock Island County Health Department, each county was averaging fewer than six or seven COVID-19 cases daily. "We are now experien...

 2020-07-08 01:42 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Downtown Cedar Rapids hotel will reopen to guests after closing due to COVID-19...

A staple in downtown Cedar Rapids will welcome guests this week after closing down due to the coronavirus pandemic for more than three months. According to hotel managers at DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex, the facility will reopen on...

 2020-07-08 01:21 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Field of Dreams game to boost economy in Dyersville...

August 13th will be a historic day in not only baseball, but for the Dyersville community. After taking a hit from COVID-19, the city is expecting the game to be an economic home run. "We're excited for people to come and see what Dyersville has t...

 2020-07-08 01:21 

The Des Moines Register

Sen. Chuck Schumer praises 'soon-to-be' colleague Theresa Greenfield in remarks to Polk County Democrats...

Democrat Theresa Greenfield is seeking to unseat Republican incumbent Joni Ernst in Iowa's highly competitive Senate contest....

 2020-07-08 01:20 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Obituary published for Cedar Rapids 3-year-old after deadly pool accident...

An obituary is now available for a young Cedar Rapids girl who died after a pool accident in June. Family members tell Iowa's News Now Hallie Kraft, 3, died on Sunday, July 5 at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. She received...

 2020-07-08 00:34 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

RETURN TO LEARN: Mount Vernon Community School District...

As more schools plan on welcoming back students this fall, Iowa's News Now continues to speak with different districts directly to see what how their Return to Learn plans are coming along. Iowa school districts needed to submit a Return to Learn plan...

 2020-07-07 23:53 

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[ Davenport ]

Trump defends tweet about NASCAR's Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace...

President Trump defended a tweet Monday that criticized NASCAR...

 2020-07-07 23:52 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

WHITE SOX AND CARDINALS: Fans remain hopeful to attend MLB's Field of Dreams game...

Baseball fans now know the Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals will officially play in Major League Baseball's Field of Dream game in August. But many people are still waiting to learn if fans will be allowed to attend and if so, how much ticket...

 2020-07-07 23:52 

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[ Davenport ]

Vietnam veteran rescued on Mississippi River...

Vietnam Veteran Charles Cox had a scare on the Mississippi River Tuesday afternoon. His boat died and he found himself drifting toward a construction site. He spoke with Local 4 Photojournalist Mike Colon exclusively about what he was thinking as his boat...

 2020-07-07 23:42 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa County sees first COVID-19 death in younger adult age category...

One person has now died in Iowa County due to COVID-19. According to the health department, this is the first death in the county during the coronavirus pandemic. "We wish to extend our sympathy to this individual's family," said Iowa County H...

 2020-07-07 23:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Shortage of pressure-treated wood could delay home improvement projects...

Home improvement projects during COVID-19 are soaring. That's brought high demand for lumber at a time when mills are limiting their production. Some lumber yards are running short on supplies. If you're planning to repair an old deck, or even bui...

 2020-07-07 23:22 

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[ Davenport ]

'Masks make a difference': Dr. Fauci talks safely reopening as COVID-19 cases in south spike...

In the heat of summer, the south has become a hotspot for the coronavirus....

 2020-07-07 23:16 

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[ Davenport ]

Lawmakers question approval process of which companies receive PPP Loans...

The US Treasury Department has finally made its Paycheck Protection Program public....

 2020-07-07 23:01 

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[ Davenport ]

Pleasant Valley High School cancels live 2020 graduation ceremony due to rising COVID-19 cases...

The Pleasant Valley Community School District announced via Facebook Tuesday that their upcoming live graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 has been canceled. "Due to the increased cases of COVID among our students and the community, we do not wan...

 2020-07-07 22:25 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Some Iowa students to receive $308 in food assistance due to coronavirus pandemic...

Families who temporarily lost access to free and reduced-price school meals due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be getting new financial assistance. According to the Iowa Department of Human Services, the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer will be app...

 2020-07-07 22:22 

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[ Davenport ]

Go 4 It at Indian Creek Mini-Golf in Geneseo...

Cooper Largent was out to celebrate his 4th grade graduation with a round of mini-golf, he ended up in this edition of Go 4 It....

 2020-07-07 22:20 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Black Lives Matter protesters face rare leak charge in Iowa...

Prosecutors in Iowa have filed a rarely used leak charge against Black Lives Matter protesters accused of stealing a confidential police document and displaying it during a television news broadcast. Two protesters are charged with unauthorized disseminat...

 2020-07-07 22:09 

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[ Davenport ]

Lawmakers want independent probe into Vanessa Guillen's murder...

Some lawmakers are calling for independent investigations into the murder of 22-year-old U.S. Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen and say the accusations that she was being sexually harassed at Fort Hood highlight the need for changes in how the military hand...

 2020-07-07 22:05 

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[ Davenport ]

Return to schools won't be a one-size-fits-all deal, says Fauci...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — For many students, school is supposed to start in less than a month, but questions remain about how school districts re-open safely, if at all. President Donald Trump has announced plans to get kids back into class, even...

 2020-07-07 22:05 

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[ Davenport ]

Return to schools won't be a one-size-fits-all deal, says Fauci...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — For many students, school is supposed to start in less than a month, but questions remain about how school districts re-open safely, if at all. President Donald Trump has announced plans to get kids back into class, even...

 2020-07-07 21:53 

The Des Moines Register

Kim Reynolds will use $50 million in federal funds to boost Iowa mental health services...

"With these kinds of disruptions in our lives and livelihoods, it's important for Iowans to be mindful of their mental health and to know that there's a place to go if they need help," Gov. Kim Reynolds said....

 2020-07-07 21:30 

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[ Davenport ]

Riverfront Pops rescheduled with changes...

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) is planning to reschedule the Quad City Bank & Trust Riverfront Pops event to Saturday, September 12, but with a few changes to keep everyone safe and healthy. The concert starting at 7pm, will take place at LeClair...

 2020-07-07 21:05 

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[ Davenport ]

Davenport woman asking for help in locating woman she tried helping with groceries...

A Davenport woman is asking for help to find a woman she tried to help with her groceries. Jordan Schneider said she was driving on Kirkwood Boulevard Friday when she saw a woman on a bicycle carrying groceries. She offered to put them in her car and foll...

 2020-07-07 21:01 

The Des Moines Register

2 UNI men's basketball players 'feel great' after previous positive COVID-19 test...

Talking on Tuesday's MVC coaches Zoom call, Ben Jacobson updated AJ Green's NBA Draft status and COVID-19's impact on his UNI basketball program....

 2020-07-07 20:45 

The Des Moines Register

Farmers say MidAmerican reneging on promise to pay for wind turbine construction damage...

The dispute is the latest example of friction over Iowa's growing wind energy sector. MidAmerican says there was a miscalculation; talks are underway....

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